Барашкова, 5. Lesson 20

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. Did your grandfather play volleyball when he was a child?
2. A volleyball is a popular game in Russia.
3. Football is spread all over the world.
4. There is a nice lawn1 in front of the Nikitins’ house. We often play football there.
5. The British like the queen and the royal family.
6. I go to school in the afternoon.
7. I often go to the school library.
8. Mrs. Williams is a typical grandmother.
9. I’d like to buy a new ball. I don’t like the ball I bought last spring.
10. A polar bear is a large white bear that lives near the North Pole.
Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. Last year we went to the Urals, let’s go to Crimea this year.
2. How can I get to Sheremetyevo airport?
3. What’s on at “Slava”?
4. Can you tell me the way to King’s Hotel?
5. Mike’s uncle has a very interesting job. He often goes to the Far East. – Does he? Is he a scientist? Does he study the Pacific Ocean?
6. Mike is not a good pupil. He could find neither the Alps nor the Altai on this map.
7. The Oka flows into the Volga.
8. Pushkin Theatre is on left.
9. Have you ever visited the Tolstoy Literary Museum?
10. Let’s go to Izmailovo Park. – That’s a good idea. Shall we go there by bus or by car?
Make questions and give answers as in the examples.
1. address /they
Whose address is this? It’s theirs.
2. car/we
Whose car is this? It’s ours.
3. bag/I
Whose bag is this? It’s mine.
4. room / you
Whose room is this? It’s yours.
5. house / they
Whose house is this? It’s theirs.
6. food / it
Whose food is this? It’s its.
7. socks/ he
Whose socks are these? They’re his.
8. flowers / she
Whose flowers are these? They’re hers.
9. bikes / we
Whose bikes are these? They’re ours.
10. money / they
Whose money is this? It’s theirs.
Complete the sentences with itself, myself, yourself, himself, herself, yourselves, ourselves or themselves.
1. Don’t help him. He should do the exercise himself.
2. I am sure I can do everything myself.
3. Will the computer turn itself off?
4. The children can do it themselves.
5. Children, you must do everything yourselves.
6. Nobody helped him, so he had to clean the house himself.
7. Where is the mirror? We’d like to look at ourselves.
8. David, be careful! Don’t hurt yourself.
9. Mr. Brown showed us the playground, the swimming pool and the school yard. Everything was nice, but the school itself was bad.
10. I can’t believe that little Mary has built the house herself.
Complete the sentences with few, a few, little or a little.
1. You always put too salt in soup.
2. She thinks she has very clothes.
3. I have little time, I can’t play with you today.
4. Apples are very good for children, but you eat very few apples.
5. I didn’t like the party. I spoke to a few people but they were boring.
6. I usually do the shopping early in the morning. I like it when there are few people around.
7. Few days passed.
8. I can buy a present for Ann. 1 have a little money.
9. They found only a few books in the box.
10. He will come back a few minutes.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Will he arrive tomorrow?” Susan asks if he’ll arrive tomorrow.
2. “When will he arrive?” Susan asks . when he’ll arrive.
3. “Will she have a party on Sunday?” Paul doesn’t know if she’ll have a party on Sunday.
4. “When will she have a party?” Paul doesn’t know when she’ll have a party.
5. “Will she go to the baker’s tomorrow?” I am not sure if she’ll go to the baker’s tomorrow.
6. “When will she go to the baker’s?” I am not sure when she’ll go to the baker’s.
7. “Will they go to St Petersburg?” I wonder if they’ll go to St. Petersburg
8. “When will they go to St Petersburg?” I wonder when they’ll go to St. Petersburg.
9. “Will he speak to the manager?” Alice asks if he’ll speak to the manager.
10. “When will he speak to the manager?” Alice asks when he’ll speak to the manager.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences. Use the Present Indefinite or the Future Indefinite.
1. I don’t know if Mother will work tomorrow.
2. I’ll have to do the shopping if Mother work tomorrow.
3. Bob will go out when he does his homework.
4. I wonder when he will do his homework.
5. I am not sure if she will arrive on Sunday.
6. I shall meet her if she arrives on Sunday.
7. I want to ask her if she will arrive on Sunday.
8. I wonder if the test will be difficult.
9. I’m afraid I’ll get a bad mark if the test is difficult.
10. Do you know when we will take the test.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. If the weather is bad tomorrow, we will play chess.
2. When he comes home, he will telephone you.
3. If I am free tomorrow, I will go to the park.
4. Tea was brought to England many centuries ago.
5. Moscow was founded in 1147.
6. Oranges don’t grow in England.
7. Yesterday Mr. Johnson received a letter. In the letter he was asked to come to the police station. He wondered why he was wanted by the police.
8. John Kennedy elected was selected President of the United States in 1960.
9. Last month Mr. Clark rewrote the end of the book. The last page was rewritten five times.
10. At this time yesterday I was writing a dictation.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. Our parents have known each other for many years. They went to school together.
2. Don’t take my pen! Take yours!
3. – Whose bike is it ? – it is mine.
4. His poems are translated into many languages.
5. This kind of cheese is sold in the supermarket.
6. At last the porridge was cooked, the little girl said “Stop, little pot, stop.” The magic pot did as it was told.
7. The new clothes were made for him a few months ago.
8. Our teacher said we have made great progress.
9. She asked us if the news was good.
10. Is there any furniture in the classroom?
Correct each sentence. Do not change the underlined words.
1. The teacher said that Tomi was not very well that day.
2. He wondered where they could meet.
3. He asked if I knew English.
4. I don’t think this is a good piece of advice.
5. The little girl was sent to the shop by her mother.
6. Every house was visited.
7. I have got a puppy. Its name is Spot.
8. Their flat is larger than ours.
9. Your textbook is more difficult than mine.
10. Girls, you think only about yourselves.