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 Future Tenses Exercise (mixed)

  1. The train __________ (to arrive) at 12:30.
  2. We __________ (to have) dinner at a seaside restaurant on Sunday.
  3. It __________(to snow) in Brighton tomorrow evening.
  4. On Friday at 8 o’clock I __________ (to meet) my friend.
  5. Paul __________ (to fly) to London on Monday morning.
  6. Wait! I __________ (to drive) you to the station.
  7. The English lesson __________ (to start) at 8:45.
  8. Are you still writing your essay? If you __________ (to finish) by 4pm, we can go for a walk.
  9. I __________ (to see) my mother in April.
  10. Look at the clouds – it __________ (to rain) in a few minutes.
  11. When they __________ (to get) married in March, they __________ (to be) together for six years.
  12. You’re carrying too much. I __________ (to open) the door for you.
  13. Do you think the teacher __________ (to mark) our homework by Monday morning?
  14. When I __________ (to see) you tomorrow, I __________ (show) you my new book.
  15. After you __________ (to take) a nap, you __________ (to feel) a lot better
  16. I’m sorry but you need to stay in the office until you __________ (to finish) your work.
  17. I __________ (to buy) the cigarettes from the corner shop when it __________ (to open).
  18. I __________ (to let) you know the second the builders __________ (to finish) decorating.
  19. Before we __________ (to start) our lesson, we __________ (to have) a review.
  20. We __________ (to wait) in the shelter until the bus __________ (to come).
  21. I’m very sorry Dr. Jones __________ (not be) back in the clinic until 2pm.
  22. This summer, I __________ (to live) in Brighton for four years.
  23. I don’t think you __________ (to have) any problems when you land in Boston.
  24. The baby should be due soon, next week she __________ (to be) pregnant for nine months.
  25. By the time we get home, they __________ (to play) football for 30 minutes.
  26. In  three years I __________ (to live) in a different country.
  27. When you __________ (to get) off the train, I __________ (to wait) for you by the ticket machine.
  28. __________ (to take) your children with you to France?
  29. This time next week I __________ (ski) in Switzerland!
  30. Now I __________ (to check) my answers.

 

Grammar Test

  1. Use the correct tense form of the verb.
  • If you (to take) regular exercise you (to lose) some weight.
  • If I (to be) you I (not/believe) her.
  • She (to frighten) by a loud noise in the street.
  • I (not/be able) to lend you a car tomorrow-I need it myself.
  • Look! The sky is dark. It (rain).
  • We (to meet) for dinner at 3 p.m. today.
  • What time … the performance (to begin)? At 9 in the evening.
  • If they (to mention) this yesterday, everything would have been done.
  • I (to give) a very interesting book at the library last Friday.
  • Don’t enter the room. The student (to examine) there.
  1. Fill in the article the where necessary.
  • They reached … Pacific Ocean by means …Panama Canal.
  • … West Indies are in … Atlantic between … North America and … South America.
  • It took Sir Christopher Wren 35 years to rebuild … St. Paul’s Cathedral after … Great Fire of London.
  • … Kremlin is one of the symbols of … Russia.
  • … House of Commons is a part of … Parliament of … United Kingdom.
  1. Write the plural form of the nouns

Watch, sheep, wolf, city, postman, text-book, datum, mouse, piano, passer-by, deer, hero, key, ox, handkerchief.

  1. Use the appropriate derivatives of the words
  • There is one important … between Jack and Kate. (similar)
  • He kept the children amused with his … stories. (humour)
  • Thank you for a very … evening. (enjoy)
  • She may be friendly but she isn’t … . (rely)
  • What is the … of that mountain? (high)
  • In my … I had forgotten to turn off the taps. (excite)
  • This restaurant offers a good … of to round off a meal. (select)
  • The boy was found six days after his … . (disappear)
  • It’s so … of you to leave the baby in the hot sun. (fool)
  • I don’t have the … to do puzzles. (patient)

 

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Phrasal Verbs, Prepositions

  1. When did the First World War break …?
  2. How does she get… with her brother?
  3. Speak …! I can’t hear you.
  4. Don’t be angry … me. I did it … mistake.
  5. The film was not popular … the public.
  6. Keep … writing.
  7. Why don’t you throw … these old newspapers?
  8. It was very kind … him to act like that.
  9. His sister is suffering … allergy.
  10. She had tried … about ten pairs of shoes before she made her choice.
  11. It is typical … him to behave like that.
  12. He told me to write … his address.
  13. It’s warm here. Take … the coat.
  14. He has gone to the station to see his son …
  15. People say I take … my father.
  16. He can’t be so rude … people.
  17. She can’t carry… the project.
  18. In the end she found… the truth.
  19. The bus was crowded … people.
  20. I am not familiar … the technique.
  21. We can’t put it … any longer. We should do it now.
  22. Sorry, I took you … my neighbor.
  23. We were just … time to catch the train.
  24. Can I speak … the manager, please?
  25. I don’t know. I haven’t heard … him … last year.
  26. I looked … the magazines while I waited … you.
  27. Your party prevented everybody … slipping last night.
  28. Brazil is rich … minerals.
  29. He’s married … his friend’s sister.
  30. I don’t approve … funky clothes.

 

 

TENSES

(Active Voice)

  1. By nine o’clock yesterday grandmother (to wash) the dishes and at nine she (to watch) TV.
  2. This time next week I (to ski) in Switzerland!
  3. Don’t enter the bedroom! The child (to sleep) there, and he always (to wake) up when somebody (to open) the door.
  4. Why don’t you come with us? We (to go) to have a lot of fun.
  5. When I (to meet) Tom, he (to eat) an ice-cream which he (to buy) at the corner of the street.
  6. What (to make) that terrible noise?—It’s the pneumatic drill. They (to repair) the road.
  7. Yesterday I (to meet) a friend of mine whom I (not to see) for a long time.
  8. There (to be) two men in the room. One of them (to write) something while the other (to read) a newspaper.
  9. My final test (to be) on 25 December, so there (not / be) much time left.
  10. Look at the sky: the clouds (to move) slowly, the sun (to appear) from behind the clouds, it (to get) warmer.
  11. When I (to come) home yesterday, my sister already (to return) and (to sit) at the fireplace looking through some old photographs.
  12. When I (to come) home yesterday, I (to see) that my little brother (to break) my pen and (to play) with its pieces.
  13. You’re carrying too much. I (to open) the door for you.
  14. He (to enter) the room, (to take) something from the desk and (to go) out.
  15. Our teacher (to come). Now he (to speak) with our monitor.
  16. He (to leave) the house before I (to have) time to ask him anything.
  17. You (to believe) all that the newspapers say? — No, I (not to believe) any of it.

 

Passive Voice

  1. The Tower of London formerly (use) as a prison.
  2. Progress (make) every day in the world of science.
  3. Empty bottles must (throw away), the sooner the better.
  4. I never (speak to) like that before.
  5. These books must not (take) away from the room.
  6. Milk (use) for making butter and cheese.
  7. My uncle recently (make) a captain.
  8. She fell into the water because she (push).
  9. The newspaper (deliver) before I got up this morning.
  10. Next week we (tell) who will be in charge of the department.
  11. I phoned the police when I found out that my passport (steal).
  12. A new plug for the television must (buy).
  13. The national gallery (restore) at the moment.
  14. When I entered the room Richard still (examine).
  15. I wonder who else is going (invite).
  16. We can’t take the car yet: it still (repair).
  17. The windows are really durty:they (not clean) for years.
  18. Do you need (wake) up in the morning?
  19. Very few typewriters (sell) these days.
  20. Smoking (not allow) in this part of the building.

 

 

Глаголы с предлогами  

  1. The next train departs … Berlin at 3 o’clock.
  2. Ask me … my hobby
  3. I blamed my cat … crushing dishes.
  4. Our friend will pay … lunch.
  5. They left … Madrid 3 days ago.
  6. Don’t point the gun … me.
  7. Why do you shout … children?
  8. Let’s go … a jog!
  9. Jack offered me 100 $ …my silence.
  10. What does IBM stand …?
  11. Bill works … Apple.
  12. I voted … rock band AC/DC.
  13. Could you add some milk … my tea?
  14. The students must concentrate … their studies.
  15. The boy spends all of his money … comics.
  16. We congratulated our sister … her wedding.
  17. They insist … telling the truth to Michael.
  18. I want to comment … the article.
  19. Will she apply … the job?
  20. Parents worry … their children all the time.
  21. I can always rely … my best friend.
  22. The lawyer informed us …his decision.
  23. She got … a train to Prague.
  24. He can always count …his parents for help.
  25. I think … my future.
  26. She complains to me …her boyfriend.
  27. We are talking … our weekend.
  28. Don’t forget … your enemies.
  29. I like listen … his stories.
  30. I believe … Christmas miracles.
  31. She dreamed … her wedding.
  32. I heard … your accident.
  33. They warned me … this situation in the office.
  34. Father approves … my choice.
  35. Apples consist … water.
  36. These sportsmen are always boasting … their achievements.
  37. He played … my brother in that match.
  38. The girl asked … a glass of orange juice.
  39. Check the word … the dictionary.
  40. My husband will succeed … life.
  41. Look … me!
  42. Sorry, we took you … our friend.
  43. I can’t account … the missing money.
  44. They often laugh … my little dog.
  45. I agree …. my trainer.
  46. My sister often argues … our parents.
  47. What do they charge… a call?
  48. The boy died … an unknown disease.
  49. I began my way … a first step.
  50. We lived … 100$ a week when we worked in advertising.
  51. I will care … your pets.
  52. We thank our guests …these presents.
  53. We don’t know what’s happened … our car.
  54. All buildings in this street belong … me.
  55. I can’t complain … my father.
  56. Jane reached … his coat.
  57. We argue … the films.
  58. How do you feel … that object?
  59. Do you want to say a few words … our magazine?
  60. Father is looking … his purse.
  61. Please, excuse my son …his actions.
  62. My English lessons depend … my mood.
  63. My little sister is waiting … my birthday.
  64. We moved … Moscow yesterday.

 

СЛОВОУПОТРЕБЛЕНИЕ

 

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A recent report on children and new technology emphasised the many opportunities for fun and learning that computer games provide. But the media coverage focused on the usual fears and worries. The report (A23)… that we need to move away from talking about computer games (A24)… harm. Experts writing in the media, however, (A25) … that computers and televisions should be (A26) … in communal spaces in the home. I can’t (A27) … of anything more annoying for everyone concerned than playing games in a shared living room. Games (A28) … a lot of noise: they’re surely going to irritate other family members who aren’t playing them. As a child in the 1980s, I had both a television ’ and a computer in my bedroom. I watched a lot of television, mostly when (A29) … my homework, and I sometimes (A30) … up late playing on my computer. The only lasting effect seems to have been to teach me to work with any (А31) … of background noise. These days, as well as writing fiction, I write online computer games, so I expect I’m prejudiced in (A32) … of computer games.

A23. l) told  2)spoke  3) said  4) talked

A 24.  1) getting  2) doing  3) making  4) supplying

A25.  1) recommend  2) discuss  3) convince  4) investigate

A 26.  1)taken  2) checked  3) stayed  4) kept

A27.  1) believe  2) suppose  3) think  4) imagine

A 28.  1) do  2) form  3) make  4) build

A29.  1) performing  2) doing  3) achieving  4) making

A 30.  1) stood  2) waited  3) stayed  4) went

A31.  1) number  2) quality  3) amount  4) result

A32.  1) favour  2) place  3) fact  4) trust   (2017, 9)

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2)  Truancy (прогулы) has become а (А23) … problem in many schools in recent years. In an attempt to (A24) … this problem one school introduced a new scheme to (A25) … students to attend as many classes as possible. Students who achieved a 100% attendance record throughout the whole academic year were (A26) … with an all-inclusive weekend at an activity centre where they would be able to have a go at outdoor activities. One student was so (A27) … to qualify for this free weekend that he even went to school with a broken wrist. He hurt his wrist when he fell off his bike on the way to school but he was so (A28) … about maintaining his 100% attendance that he didn t (A29) … his teachers or parents until the school day had finished. He eventually admitted to his mother what had happened when she (A30) … that he was having difficulty eating his dinner. She took him to hospital that night, where they put his arm in plaster and he was able to go back to school the next day. Luckily, he was fully (A31) … from his accident in time to go on the (A32) …,

A23. 1) important  2) urgent 3) easy  4) serious

A24. 1) lose  2) succeed  3) decide  4) solve

A25. 1) suggest  2) let  3) encourage  4) make

A26. 1) rewarded  2) given  3) won  4) offered

A27. 1) fond  2) satisfying  3) exciting  4) keen

A28. 1) afraid  2) worried  3) focused  4) interested

A29. 1) tell  2) say  3) complain  4) explain

A30. 1) informed  2) warned  3) looked  4) noticed

A31. 1) recovered  2) improved  3) repaired  4) corrected

A32. 1) holiday  2) travel  3) trip  4) voyage   (2018, 3)

 

3) Not many creatures can (А23) alive in the freezing cold of the far north. However, there are a number of

creatures which (A24) to survive in places where the temperatures can fall as (A25) … as minus 28 degrees. One

of the most remarkable of these creatures is the Alaskan wood frog. When it gets (A26) … cold in the winter months,

up to two thirds of the water in the frog’s body actually freezes. But once the days begin to (A27) … slightly warmer

in spring, the frogs thaw out (оттаивать) again. Scientists have long been trying to discover the process that makes

this rebirth (возрождение) (A28) … and now they have discovered how it is done. The frogs produce a chemical in

their body that (A29) … the antifreeze that people use to (А30)… their cars from freezing. This chemical in the frog’s

body (A31) … in a very similar way in (A32) … to protect its most important organs.

A23 1) hold 2) stand 3) stay 4) exist

A 24. 1) succeed 2) manage 3) enable 4) achieve

A 25. l) deep 2) hard 3) low 4) far

A 26. 1) fully 2) perfectly 3) highly 4) bitterly

A27. 1) turn 2) come 3)move 4) start

A28. 1) available 2) improbable 3) capable 4) possible

A29. 1) resembles 2) recalls 3) reminds 4) remembers

A 30. 1) prevent 2) escape 3) avoid 4) block

A31. 1) has 2) takes 3) works 4) does

A32. l) case 2) order 3) purpose 4) aim  (2017, 1)

4) The Paralympics is the largest sporting (A23) … for disabled athletes in the world. Athletes from six disability groups take (A24) … during the eleven days of competition. However, both the organisers and the athletes stress that the sporting performance is what’s important, rather than the participant’s disabilities. The Paralympics have come a long way since 1948, when a sports competition was first (A25) … in England for World War II veterans with spinal injuries. Competitors from Holland (A26) … a few years later, and in Rome in 1960 the more official, Olympic-style Paralympics was first organised. The Paralympics (A27) … both Summer and Winter Games and now (A28) … place alongside the Olympics at the same venue in the same year. Events such as wheelchair rugby are very (A29) … with spectators and (A30) … great skill. In (A31) … years the Paralympics have grown dramatically, both in popularity and in the number of athletes participating. This growth will (A32) … in the future as more and more countries send representatives to the Games.

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A23. 1) event  2) matter3) circumstance4) incident

A24. 1) place2) time3) roles4) part

A25. 1) done2) fixed3) arranged 4)agreed

A26. 1) joined2) attached3) connected4) linked

A27. 1) consist2) conclude3) include 4) compose

A28. 1) take2) bring3) have 4) carry

A29. 1) precious2) popular3) worth4) famous

A30. 1) ask2) require3) insist4) regard

A31. 1) last2) modern3) late4) recent

A32. 1) raise2) continue3) leave4) approve    (2018, 1)

 

5) We all know that eating too much junk food is bad for our health, but did you know that eating some kinds of health foods could be just as bad for you? Michel Simon, who (A23) … the Centre for Informed Food Choices in the USA, says there are sugary sports drinks that are as unhealthy as cola. «These drinks may be (A24) … for marathon runners, but for kids (A25) … ordinary exercise, they may end up doing more (A26) … than good.» Breakfast cereals, which of course are very (A27) … with kids, have also been criticised. Whilst they are often high in fibre, some of them (A28) … a lot more sugar and salt than you would expect. In addition, some of the foods we have come to know as ‘health snacks’ have also been added to the black (A29) …. Although they look and sound nutritious, in most (A30) … they are much tastier than they are healthy for you. For example, some types of dried fruit were found to have more fat and sugar than the fruit they were (A31) … from. So next time you (A32) … to cut down on junk food, think twice about what you end up eating instead.

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A23. 1) discovered2) invented3) imagined4) founded

A24. 1) precious2) worthy3) useful4) profitable

A25. 1) doing2) making3) creating4) committing

A26. 1) loss2) injury3) harm4) break

A27. 1) common2) known3) popular4) famous

A28. 1] involve2) contain3) consist4) combine

A29. 1) guide2) account3) column 4) list

A30. 1) cases2) purposes3) occasions4) events

A31. 1) produced2) created3) formed4) developed

A32. 1) solve2) decide3) select4) make up   (2018,2)

 

Тест по словообразованию

  1. What does one’s … depend on? (happy)
  2. He is a … neighbour. (rely)
  3. What is the … of the monument? (high)
  4. I felt very … about it. (nerve)
  5. I was all different from our … (expect)
  6. She has no … to go upstares. (strong)
  7. It is a good … of the latest methods. (describe)
  8. Nobody noticed his …. (disappear)
  9. He gave me very … advice. (use)
  10. The … of the train was delayed. (depart)
  11. Is it a fair … of work? (divide)
  12. When did you accept his … ? (propose)
  13. You must … for being so rude. (apology)
  14. The … of students are girls. (major)
  15. They … in completing the project. (success)
  16. I always work best under … (press)
  17. It’s the most … episode in the book. (drama)
  18. You can’t expect to find … these days. (employ)
  19. There is a … reason for it. (history)
  20. The … has been remembered by the servant. (crime)
  21. They modernized methods of chocolate …. (produce)
  22. You have much … (free)
  23. My name is Richard. I am …. (America)
  24. My name is Ahiro. I am …. (Japan)
  25. … are very emotional. (Italy)
  26. Are you from Dublin? – Yes, I am … (Ireland)
  27. What language do they speak? -… (Poland)
  28. … are very conservative. (Britain)
  29. … wear kilts. (Scotland)
  30. Do you speak …? (Greece)