Барашкова, 5. Lesson 2

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. Mr. Black has got a car. The car is very old.
2. The Browns bought a new house. The.. house has a big kitchen. The kitchen is very nice.
3. Mrs. Green bought a vacuum cleaner. The vacuum cleaner is red.
4. I met a farmer yesterday. The farmer was happy.
5. Ted’s father showed a stamp to me. It was a very beautiful stamp. He wanted to give the stamp to his son.
6. Mike’s sister gave me a book. It was a very interesting book.
7. Yesterday she made a cake. It was a very tasty cake. We liked the cake.
8. This is a lamp. It is a very old lamp. My grandmother gave me the lamp.
9. Mr. Porter is a famous writer. He writes short stories about children.
10. Tom, please, be a good boy!
Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. There is a vacuum cleaner under the bed.
2. There is a fridge in the kitchen.
3. There are three cupboards at the door.
4. There is water in the bath.
5. There is a mirror in the living-room.
6. There are boxes in the corner.
7. There is a sofa and chairs in the bedroom.
8. Is there a kitchen in Browns’ country house?
9. Is there gas and electricity in Mr. Brown’s country house?
10. Is there snow in the forest?
Write the -ing forms for the following verbs.
1. making
2. taking
3. speaking
4. swimming
5. getting
6. buying
7. trying
8. crying
9. living
10. dying
Put the verbs in brackets into the Present Continuous. Some verbs are not used in the Present Continuous.
1. He .is carrying.
2. He is dying.
3. They are coming.
4. It -.
5. It -.
6. They are putting.
7. We are swimming.
8. He is planning.
9. They -.
10. We -.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences. Use the Present Continuous or the Present Indefinite.
1. He is doing his homework at the moment.
2. He does his homework in the evening.
3. They are working now.
4. They work every Saturday.
5. She is crying. What’s wrong?
6. She always cries a lot.
7. I play the piano every day.
8. I am playing the piano now.
9. We go to the park after classes.
10. We are going to the park at the moment.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences. Use the Present Continuous or the Present Indefinite.
1. – I think she is crying. – I am sure she is. She often cries.
2. The little girl said to the Wolf: ” My Granny isn’t very well. I am taking her some nice things to eat.
3. “Help! Help! I am dying!” Pinocchio cried.
4. I am talking to you! You must listen to me!
5. We are planning our voyage now.
6. Look! A cat is running across the stadium!
7. She is a good pupil. She always does her work well.
8. I think he will be able to do it.
9. Be quiet, please! I am thinking about this problem.
10. I think he will invite you to the party.
Make questions. Give short answers.
1. Is he eating honey? No, he isn’t.
2. Does he eat honey? No he doesn’t.
3. Are they doing their homework at the moment? No, they are not.
4. Do they do my homework after class? No, they don’t.
5. Is she looking for her shoes? No, she isn’t.
6. Is she staying with your friend? No, she isn’t.
7. Does she stay with her friends? No, she doesn’t.
8. Has she got friends in Berlin? No, she hasn’t.
9. Did she have a good time? No, she didn’t.
10. will she have five lessons tomorrow? No, she won’t.
Ask a question about the information underlined in each of the following sentences, using where or what.
1. The children are going to the swimming pool. Where are the children going?
2. They are writing a dictation. What are they writing?
3. They are cleaning the classroom. What are they cleaning?
4. We are planning a voyage. What are we planning?
5. She is cooking fish. What is she cooking?
6. They have got a pet. What have they got?
7. They have lunch at home. Where do they have lunch?
8. They learn English. What do they learn?
9. There is a bird in the tree. What is there in the tree?
10. There are books in the bag. What are there in the bag?
Write a tag for each sentence.
1. They are having lunch, aren’t they?
2. They have lunch, don’t they?
3. There are apples in the basket, aren’t there?
4. He isn’t playing chess, is he?
5. He doesn’t play chess, does he?
6. There is a bag under the chair, isn’t there?
7. We have seven lessons on Monday, don’t we?
8. You are thinking about the letter, aren’t you?
9. You think I am wrong, don’t you?
10. You think he is right, don’t you?
Correct each sentence.
1. The Petrovs have got a new country house. There is gas in their house.
2. Two days ago Mr. West bought, a new computer. The computer is very good.
3. Mike’s uncle has got a dog. It is a very clever dog.
4. She is crying. What is wrong?
5. My sister is making a cake now.
6. They often swim. They are swimming now.
7. He is playing the piano now.
8. Listen! Nell is crying. No, she doesn’t cry. She laughs.
9. I think that they will come.
10. Turn off the radio! I am thinking about our plans.