Барашкова, 5. Lesson 6

Complete the following sentences with a / an, the or no article.
1. Did your grandfather take part in the Second World War?
2. Who won a lot of battles in the war of Independence?
3. What happened at the end of the war?
4. Tom’s uncle became a soldier at the age of 16.
5. He discovered an island in the Pacific Ocean at the age of 69. It was not an easy voyage.
6. The first cosmonaut flew into the space at the age of 27.
7. Jane’s grandmother left school at the age of 14.
8. Nikita’s uncle is a writer. He wrote a new book last month. It is a very interesting book. The book is about the United States of America at the end of the 18th century.
9. My Granny likes honey. Last Sunday she bought a lot of honey. The honey is tasty.
10. Mr. Taylor is a greengrocer. Greengrocers sell vegetables and fruit.
Complete the following sentences with a / an, the or no article.
1. What part of the world does he live in? He lives in Australia.
2. Is it easy to live on the Moon?
3. The Moon goes round the Earth.
4. Last summer we went to the South. The weather was good. We could see a lot of stars in the sky at night.
5. David thinks he is the best pupil in the world.
6. The Earth is a planet.
7. The Earth is the planet we live on.
8. The Indian Ocean separates Africa from Australia.
9. What islands in the Atlantic Ocean can you name?
10. Is the Pacific Ocean the biggest of all the oceans?
Answer the questions as in the examples. Use one or ones.
1. – Has he bought a ticket? – Yes, he bought a cheap one.
2. – Did he write novels? – Yes wrote some interesting ones.
3. – Does he have a sister? – Yes, he has a little one.
4. – Are you going to buy a house? – Yes, I’m going to buy a big one.
5. – Are there any apples in the fridge? – Yes, there are some green ones.
6. – Was there a toy in the box? – Yes, there was a funny one.
7. – Is she making a blouse? Yes, she making a nice one.
8. – Do you need a cup? – Yes, I need a yellow one.
9. – Did they have any computer games? – Yes, they had some good ones.
10. – Are you learning a poem? – Yes, I am learning a difficult one.
Write the sentences using used to.
1. He got up at 6 o’clock. He used to get up at 6 o’clock.
2. He went to the swimming pool every Saturday. He used to go to the swimming pool every Saturday.
3. Granny told us a lot of interesting things about her school. Granny used to tell us a lot of interesting things about her school.
4. They invited a lot of people. They used to invite a lot of people.
5. When I was a baby I slept a lot. When I was a baby I used to sleep a lot.
6. She made tasty cakes. She used to make tasty cakes.
7. I ate a lot of fruit. I used to eat a lot of fruit.
8. He asked the same question. He used to ask the same question.
9. They were very noisy. They used to be very noisy.
10. She told us everything. She used to tell us everything.
Make negative sentences.
1. They sent the letter yesterday. They didn’t sent the letter yesterday.
2. He became famous. He didn’t become famous.
3. They used to go there. They didn’t go there.
4. We used to spend a lot of money on cassettes. We didn’t spend much money on cassettes.
5. She used to play the piano a lot. she didn’t play the piano much.
6. I used to go to the theatre every Sunday. I didn’t go to the theatre every Sunday.
7. He used to travel by train. He didn’t travel by train.
8. They had to take a taxi. They didn’t have a taxi.
9. He will understand it. he won’t understand it.
10. We shall walk to the station. We shan’t walk to the station.
Make questions using used to.
1. did you use to get up early?
2. did you use to be interested in Mathematics?
3. did you use to drink Cola?
4. did you use to have long hair?
5. did you use to work hard?
6. did you use to ask many questions?
7. did you use to take books from the library?
8. did you use to travel by car?
9. did you use to swim in the swimming pool?
10. did you use to stay at the hotel?
Write a tag for each sentence.
1. Bob drinks a lot of tea, doesn’t he?
2. Helen drank a lot of coffee, didn’t she?
3. Mark used to drink a lot of Cola, didn’t he?
4. You will take the medicine, won’t you?
5. They have never been to Murmansk, have they?
6. Your parents are coming, aren’t they?
7. Mrs. Brown used to have a lot of luggage, didn’t she?
8. There were a lot of people there, weren’t there?
9. There is a lot of snow there, isn’t there?
10. He used to tell nobody about his plans, didn’t he?
Rewrite the following sentences using doesn’t, didn’t, hasn’t, can’t.
1. He likes some of the postcards. He doesn’t like any of the postcards.
2. She tried to say something. She didn’t try to say anything.
3. He’ll find something interesting there. He won’t find anything interesting there.
4. He had nothing to write with. He doesn’t have anything to write with.
5. He has something important to tell us. He doesn’t have anything important to tell us.
6. He met nobody there. He didn’t meet anybody there.
7. He told us nothing interesting. He didn’t tell us anything interesting.
8. He has got no friends in Manchester. He doesn’t have any friends in Manchester.
9. I can promise nothing. I can’t promise anything.
10. She knows nobody there. She doesn’t know anybody there.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. My brother used to play football a lot, but now he doesn’t play football.
2. I know his English is good now, but it used to be very bad.
3. I know he doesn’t play the violin now, but when he was a pupil he used to play the violin very well.
4. He didn’t use to drink coffee, but now he likes it.
5. She didn’t say a word to anybody.
6. The weather is different here. We never have snow.
7. He was ill. He ate nothing at all.
8. We never agree.
9. Nobody calls me Elizabeth.
10. I never lose anything.
Correct each sentence. Do not change the underlined word.
1. Have you got any socks? – Yes, we have got white ones.
2. Will you give me the apple, please? – Which one? The one on the table.
3. There are four oceans: the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Indian and … Can you name the fourth ocean?
4. You will never see that picture again! I promise.
5. They couldn’t see anything.
6. I didn’t use to get up early.
7. What country took part in the First World War?
8. Did he use to live in this house?
9. My aunt visited Italy at the age of five but she doesn’t remember anything about this country.
10. The boys used to fight a lot, they still fight at school.