Барашкова, 5. Lesson 8

Complete the following sentences with a / an, the or no article.
1. I saw him last Friday.
2. That was the last day of the holidays.
3. It was such an easy text.
4. He read the same text.
5. There is a bookshop at the end of the street.
6. He always comes at the same time.
7. There is a funny picture at the end of the book.
8. It is the same picture.
9. You can see the same picture on the next page.
10. What a funny book!
Complete the following sentences with the or no article.
1. He is from the East.
2. He wrote novels and stories about the North.
3. The sun sets in the west.
4. Have you got any books about North America?
5. We usually go to the South in summer.
6. I’d like to go to South Africa next winter.
7. Are there any industrial cities in the south of Russia?
8. Are there many lakes in the south of England?
9. Is it cold in winter in the north of Europe?
10. What can you tell us about South Polo?
Complete each sentence with one or ones.
1. – What boots would you like to buy? – The black ones.
2. A fireman’s job is a very difficult one.
3. She laughed at the silly stories and tried to write better ones.
4. There were large boats with eight or ten people, and small ones with two or three people.
5. – Don’t you have a cheaper ball? – No, I’m afraid not. This is the cheapest one we have.
6. – I’ve lost my ruler. – What kind of ruler? – It’s a metal one.
7. – May I ask you some questions? – Sure. I hope they are easy ones.
8. – How much are the apples? – The green ones are very cheap.
9. – What kind of blouse do you want? – А silk one.
10. – What books shall I bring? – Interesting ones.
Complete each sentence with too, also or either.
1. I don’t like honey. Pete doesn’t like honey either.
2. I am going to the museum. My brother is going there too.
3. They will go to the art exhibition after classes. Their friends will go there too.
4. He doesn’t like football. I don’t like the game either.
5. When I came, Margaret was having lunch, her sister also was eating something.
6. I have never been to Kiev, my parents haven’t been there either.
7. – I haven’t got any friends in France. – I haven’t either.
8. – He wasn’t happy to see us. – She wasn’t either.
9. – He is a great doctor. – She is a very good doctor too.
10. He knows five foreign languages. She also knows several foreign languages.
Write sentences as in the example.
1. Mr. Brown wasn’t busy. Mr. Clark wasn’t busy either.
Neither Mr. Brown nor Mr. Clark was busy.
2. Mrs. Jackson didn’t use to come here. Her sister didn’t use to come here either.
Neither Mrs. Jackson nor her sister used to come here.
3. Peter doesn’t want to invite Jack. Peter’s sister doesn’t want to do it either.
Neither Peter nor his sister wants to invite Jack.
4. I haven’t got a dog. I haven’t got a cat either.
I have got neither a dog nor a cat.
5. I am not going to give him the book. I am not going to give him the cassette either.
I’m going to give him neither the book nor the cassette.
6. I shan’t buy any honey. I shan’t buy any jam either.
I shall buy neither honey nor jam.
7. He hasn’t visited the gallery. He hasn’t visited the museum either.
He has visited neither the gallery nor the museum.
8. The secretary hasn’t offered him tea. She hasn’t offered him coffee either.
The secretary has offered him neither tea nor coffee.
9. He wasn’t cleaning the kitchen. He wasn’t cleaning the living-room either.
He was cleaning neither the kitchen nor the living-room.
10. Tom isn’t going to learn French. He isn’t going to learn Spanish either.
Tom is going to learn neither French nor Spanish.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. He could hardly wait to open the box.
2. She worked hard, but her mother still wasn’t happy.
3. He smiled happily at the news.
4. There was a happy smile on his face.
5. Cinderella married the prince and they lived happily ever after.
6. Mary did all the work very happily.
7. The children were playing quietly.
8. Be quiet! Don’t wake the baby!
9. She is a nice singer.
10. She sings nicely.
Use the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
1. It often rains in November.
2. It is raining now.
3. It rained yesterday.
4. It was raining at five o’clock yesterday.
5. I think it will rain tomorrow.
6. She saw something interesting when she was choosing a present for her Granny.
7. Two weeks later, when he was walking along the street, Mrs. Wilson suddenly called out to him:”Mr. Johnson! I want to speak to you!”
8. It was very warm in the kitchen. When he walked in Mrs. Martin was cooking, her husband was reading a newspaper and Nell was playing with her doll.
9. I don’t know Italian so I didn’t understand what he has said.
10. I saw him at school. He was running.
Translate the sentences from Russian into English.
1. Думаю, завтра пойдет дождь. I think it will rain tomorrow.
2. Дождь шел два дня назад. It rained two days ago.
3. Вчера в три часа шел дождь. It was raining at three о clock yesterday.
4. Часто идет дождь. It often rains.
5. Сейчас идет дождь. It’s raining now.
6. Сейчас идет снег. It’s snowing now.
7. Часто идет снег. It often snows.
8. Вчера шел снег. It. snowed yesterday.
9. Вчера в это время шел снег. It was snowing at this time yesterday.
10. Уверен, что пойдет снег. I’m sure it will snow.
Which is right? Complete the sentences.
1. Neither Peter nor Helen collects stamps.
2. Neither Sally nor Jane is having a party on Saturday night.
3. Neither Tom nor his brother was in Washington last summer.
4. Neither Jack nor Paul has got a computer.
5. He speaks neither German nor French.
6. We are having a party tonight. We have done everything.
7. – Have you got any wooden toys? – No, I’ve only got plastic ones.
8. Nobody was happy to hear the news.
9. It didn’t mean anything.
10. I am leaving hospital tomorrow. I think my friends will visit me in two days.
Correct each sentence. Do not change the underlined words.
1. She was singing happily when the teacher came into the classroom.
2. The geese were swimming beautifully.
3. Neither Jane nor Ann is going to come today.
4. Mr. Black worked hard in the garden, he sold fruit and vegetables. He had enough money to live comfortably.
5. Neither Jerry nor Bill was in Kiev last year.
6. Neither Tom nor his brother didn’t went to school yesterday.
7. He has met neither Nell nor her mother.
8. It was raining at seven o’clock yesterday.
9. It rained yesterday.
10. I think it will snow tomorrow.