Барашкова, 5. Lesson 21

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. Last Friday Mr. West received a letter from the police, the letter was short.
2. What is the main argument?
3. A lunch is a meal that you have in the middle of a day.
4. We’ll write a dictation at the end of the lesson.
5. Have you called the police?
6. There is a strange man at the front door.
7. He went into the army at the age of 17.
8. The police will arrive soon.
9. Never tell me the lie.
10. Why can’t you tell me the truth?
Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. He lives a mile from the school, so it’s easy to come by bus.
2. Do you go to school on Saturday?
3. They never go to school by bus.
4. It’s 8 o’clock. It’s time to go to school.
5. I’m leaving hospital tomorrow. It’ll be nice to be at home again.
6. There is a hospital not far from the airport.
7. Where is the nearest hospital?
8. He is seriously ill. – What sad news! Is he in hospital?
9. Mr. Nikitin is a politician. He is visiting Yaroslavl. He has seen the factory, the school, the stadium. He’ll visit the hospital tomorrow.
10. There is a school not far from our house. There are 955 pupils in the school.
Write sentences using Neither … or So …
1. Vera asks a lot of questions. (Sveta) So does Sveta.
2. Anton doesn’t ask any questions. (Oleg) Neither does Oleg.
3. We are doing exercises. (they) So are they.
4. They aren’t playing football. (we) Neither are we.
5. I have bought his new book. (they) So have they.
6. They haven’t bought any potatoes. (we) Neither have we.
7. He came home late. (she) So did she.
8. She didn’t come to the party. (lie) Neither did he.
9. He wrote a lot of poems. (she) So did she.
10. She didn’t write any stories. (he) Neither did he.
Write sentences using Neither … or So …
1. He brought a bad piece of news. (she) So did she.
2. She likes to give advice. (he) So does he.
3. He hasn’t given any advice. (she) Neither has she.
4. She will follow our advice. (he) So will he.
5. He won’t follow your advice. (she) Neither will she.
6. Bad news travels fast. (good news) So does good news.
7. The princess had nice long hair. (the queen) So had the queen.
8. He made little progress. (she) So did she.
9. He never loses money. (she) Neither does she.
10. He has never followed my advice. (she) Neither has she.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences. Use the Future Indefinite or the Present Indefinite.
1. I am not sure if he will go to the museum.
2. I shall ask him to buy me these cards, if he goes to the museum.
3. I don’t know if Granny will bake a cake.
4. I’ll have lunch at home if Granny bakes a cake.
5. Daniel will visit his grandparents tomorrow if he will be free.
6. Daniel is not sure if he will be free tomorrow.
7. She wonders when they will have examinations.
8. She’ll be very nervous when they have examinations.
9. Could you buy some apples for me when you will go to the supermarket next time?
10. Do you know when you will go to the supermarket next time?
Put in suitable reflexive pronouns (myself etc).
1. Do you like the salad? I have made it myself.
2. When you look in a mirror, you can see yourself.
3. Mrs. Wilson told her children, “Look at yourselves in the mirror!”
4. I like Mary’s dress. Did she make it herself?
5. He looked at himself in the mirror and laughed.
6. We didn’t like the party. We didn’t enjoy ourselves.
7. Tom, you will enjoy yourself if you travel by train.
8. Thank you for a nice day. I have enjoyed myself.
9. “I can’t tell him the truth now.” she said to herself.
10. All the people were enjoying themselves.
Put in suitable pronouns.
1. Nick has got a dog. He teaches it to play with a ball.
2. Do you like my cat? Look at its tail! It is beautiful, isn’t it?
3. The princess opened her eyes.
4. There are two churches in the town. One of them is very old.
5. I bought three cassettes two days ago. I have brought them with me.
6. You shouldn’t think only about yourself.
7. Boys, you think only about yourselves.
8. There are people who think only about themselves.
9. I have got a bike. The bike belongs to me. This is my bike. This is mine.
10. They have got a garden. The garden belongs to them. This is their garden. This is theirs.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. Nick’s brother can .speak English better than your friend.
2. Usually his advice are useful. But I don’t think this piece of advice will help them.
3. This is a bad news.
4. Could you give him the book when you see him next time?
5. Do you have any idea when you will see him next time?
6. They looked for the prince everywhere, at last he was found.
7. I am sure they will never find the map. It is hidden in a very secret place.
8. The word “telephone” was first used in 1796.
9. These things are usually explained at the end of the story.
10. I like this ball, especially its colour.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. A market is a place where things are bought and are sold.
2. Tom did as he was told.
3. My sofa is not very comfortable. Yours is the most comfortable.
4. Ann has got new socks. Her socks are funny.
5. Are these toys yours? I like them.
6. “I wonder who lives in this house,” the girl asked herself.
7. “You mustn’t do that yourself. It’s dangerous,” Martin said to his brothers.
8. Do you use this knife for cutting meat?
9. Do you eat much fruit in autumn?
10. I wonder if the Italian language is difficult.
Correct each sentence.
1. She asked if I came home early.
2. He asked what the weather was like.
3. They said that they would go to the seaside the next day.
4. Let me cut your hair. It is too long.
5. I have just received some news.
6. There are much fruit in Sochi in autumn.
7. Tom said, “I don’t want to go there.” “You will do what you are told,” said his father.
8. Your pancakes are better than hers.
9. Her jokes were more interesting than his.
10. What wonderful weather we are having today!