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LEXICAL - GRAMMAR TEST №1

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Для правильного выполнения контрольной работы №1 необходимо усвоить следующий грамматический материал:

  1. Существительное. Множественное число. Притяжательный падеж. Артикли.

  2. Местоимения личные, притяжательные, вопросительные, указательные, относительные.

  3. Числительные.

  4. Прилагательные. Степени сравнения.

  5. Структура предложения. Повествовательные, отрицательные, вопросительные предложения. Оборот there is/ are.

  6. Особенности образования форм глаголов to be, to have.

  7. Видовременные формы глагола (действительный залог). Правильные и неправильные глаголы. Типы вопросов.

I. Read the text and choose the correct word in the sentences below.

My cousin John (is, are) a university student. Last year he (went, go) to Italy and stayed (their, there) for two months. I (were, was) surprised that John (was, were) able to have such a long holiday because he was always short of money. "(Who, How) did you manage (its, it), John?" I asked. "It (was, were) easy", John answered. "I got a job!" "A job!" I exclaimed. "What (did, does) you do?" "I (gave, give) English lessons to a grocer", John answered. "He (has, have) a lot of American customers, so (it, there) is important for (his, him) to speak English. In return he gave (me, mine) a room, three meals a day and a little pocket money".

II. Define the tense forms of the underlined verbs. Translate the sentences into Russian. Make the sentences negative. Ask 8 questions of different types.

II. Define the tense forms of the underlined verbs. Translate the sentences into Russian. Make the sentences negative.

  1. The terms of the contract remained unchanged.

  2. Have we ever met before?

  3. Did you take any notes at the conference yesterday?

  4. This company develops new software programmes.

  5. We will give you a refund if you return the product in the original box.

  6. When he came to the office the event organizer was performing a new project.

  7. Peter will have copied the papers by 5 p.m..

III. Fill in the gaps with the necessary form of the verbs “to be, to have”. Translate the sentences into Russian.

  1. Few people … enough money to buy everything they want.

  2. They … a good rest at the seaside last year.

  3. He … twenty-three in a year.

  4. … you at the library yesterday?

  5. He … a lot of close friends in our city.

  6. We … a conference tomorrow. So I … very busy with my report today.

IV. Define degrees of comparison of the adjectives:

the highest degree, the oldest university, the most interesting innovation, the smaller income, a more difficult subject, a better choice, the largest faculty.

V. Make up sentences with “there is/are”.

Model: At the Open University; more than 150,000 students.

There are more than 150,000 students at the Open University.

1. to expand old universities; a tendency ; in Britain.

2. more than 40 universities; in Britain.

3. in your computer, viruses, no.

4. in your group; students; how many?

5. and, companies, small, large, a few, producing digital cameras.

VI. a) Write and say the numbers and the dates.

NUMBERS: DATES:

75__________ 1984________

40__________ 2005________

571_________ 1652________

396_________ 1706________

b) Write the words in italics as numbers.

Model 1. There are exactly four thousand, six hundred and two employees. - 4602

2. This shows a rise of nineteen point five per cent.

3. The population of the United States is over two hundred and ninety-six million.

4. The pack of paper for photocopier costs ten dollars and twenty-five cents.

5. The profit of the company increased greatly in two thousand and five.

c) Write the clock times in words. Write some sentences about what you and your friend (members of your family …usually do or don’t do at this time of the day).

1. 8.10 a.m. Model: ten past eight in the morning. I usually have breakfast at ten past eight in the morning. My friend (my son, my husband…) usually works. I don’t work at this time.

2. 10.40 a.m. ……………………………………………………………………………….

3. 13. 35 ……………………………………………………………………………………

4. 17.55 ……………………………………………………………………………………

5. 20.20 …………………………………………………………………………………….

6. 21.30 …………………………………………………………………………………….

VII. Read the text and translate the highlighted part into Russian. Put 10 questions of different types to the text.

Find and highlight in the text words with "s"-ending. Divide the words into three groups (verbs, nouns, pronouns). Ending “-s/esis

а) показатель 3-го лица единственного числа глагола в Present Indefinite;

б) признак множественного числа имени существительного;

в) показатель притяжательного падежа имени существительного.

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