Барашкова, 5. Lesson 23

Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1 The Earth is in danger.
2. It’s cold today, isn’t it?
3. It’s a cold day, isn’t it?
4. What’s the weather like today?
5. The sun is bright. There is not a cloud in the sky. It’s going to be a nice day.
6. I had a cup of coffee and a cheese sandwich. The sandwich was tasty, but the coffee was bad.
7. I’m on a diet without sugar and bread.
8. Do you eat beef?
9. I have a very nice piece of beef. Have a look.
10. Let’s have beef and vegetables for dinner. – That’s a good idea. – But I don’t like the idea. I’ll have fish and chips. – I’ll have the same.
Complete the following sentences with a, the or no article.
1. He was seven years old.
2. He was a seven-year-old boy.
3. Why don’t you have ice cream? Are you on a diet?
4. Who will help you if you get into trouble?
5. Did the first game end in a draw?
6. Did he fly to the USA the following week?
7. This is the only book I want to buy.
8. He was the only boy who could swim well.
9. Nick’s brother is a basketball player.
10. We don’t study Italian at school.
Change the sentences to indirect speech.
1. “Please tell me your name.” The prince asked her to tell him her name.
2. “Come with me to my father’s palace.” The prince asked her come with him to his father’s palace.
3. “You have saved my life.” The prince told her that she had saved his life.
4. “How did you find our house?” They asked her how they found their house.
5. “Don’t forget us!” They asked him not to forget them.
6. “You don’t have to be afraid of me.” The wolf told the girl that she didn’t have to be afraid of him.
7. “I am going to see my Granny.” The girl said that she was going to see her Granny.
8. “I am taking her these flowers.” The girl said that she was taking her those flowers.
9. “Where does your grandmother live?” The wolf asked the girl where her grandmother lived.
10. “Who is it?” The grandmother asked who it was.
Write a tag for each sentence.
1. The money is on the desk, isn’t it?
2. There was money in the bag, wasn’t there?
3. The snowmen looked ugly, didn’t they?
4. Kate used to get up early, didn’t she?
5. I am at home, aren’t I?
6. He never makes mistakes, does he?
7. He’s never late, is he?
8. He s come late, hasn’t he?
9. She’s sent a letter to you, hasn’t she?
10. She’s invited to the party, isn’t she?
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. The children’s clothes are in the bus. Bring them to the classroom, please.
2. This is Tom Brown’s bike. He bought it five days ago.
3. I have visited Peter and Linda’s flat this morning.
4. Does it take you long to get to your grandparents’ flat?
5. Did you see the film last night? – No, I didn’t. I didn’t have the time.
6. This is a very good book.
7. There is a very good book on the desk.
8. It’s Friday today, isn’t it?
9. Two weeks ago there were more mistakes in her dictation.
10 Is there any advice in your uncle’s letter?
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. Is it cold in winter?
2. Let’s go skiing. There is a lot of snow.
3. – When did they come? – They came a week ago.
4. When I was a baby, I used to eat at night.
5. I don’t like fish soup, my brother doesn’t like it either.
6. Neither Emma nor Jane likes coffee.
7. I like your collection of stamps. Which stamp do you like best?
8. I don’t know what he said.
9. Who wants to meet him?
10. Which bike is hers?
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. You know you are my best friend.
2. You have always been my best friend.
3. Granny is ill. I must visit her today.
4. Granny has been ill for a week. I must visit her again.
5. Granny has been ill since Monday. I must visit her again.
6. How long has she been ill?
7. We haven’t seen him since Monday.
8. We know him very well. He is our doctor.
9. We have known him since he moved to our town.
10. How long have you lived here?
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. This bike is made in Russia.
2. Your documents were found five minutes ago.
3. Her last book was written in 1957.
4. They bought the furniture last Saturday.
5. The furniture was bought the other day.
6. He won’t be late if he took a taxi.
7. He doesn’t know yet if he will take a taxi.
8. The city ..is visited (visit) by millions of people every year.
9. They is visited the city in 2002
10. They have always wanted to visit the city.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. These two pieces of information were very useful.
2. – It’s a pity that Spanish isn’t taught in our school. I’d like to study it. – You can study it at the University.
3. This exercise was written by Boris. Those ones were written by Anton,
4. I received this information the other day. Thank you for it.
5. My dog is older than theirs.
6. Can you tell us why you look so sad?
7. I didn’t know that whose bike that was.
8. I wonder where she bought those toys.
9. I am happy we don’t have to take the exam.
10. You mustn’t be late for school.
Correct each sentence. Do not change the underlined words.
1. He said the Browns moved to a new house three years before.
2. He wondered if there was any food in the house,
3. She asked how many cities he had visited.
4. – Did you follow his advice? – Yes, I did. It helped me very much.
5. Mr. Watson has a good sense of duty. I don’t think you should tell him about it again.
6. Mrs. Anderson has great knowledge of History.
7. The book was translated into the Russian language in 1980.
8. The Browns invited us to the party.
9. There is no jam on the table.
10. Next year you can go to London.