Контрольная работа № 2
Exercise 1The past tense of the verb to be
What are the past tense forms of the verb to be?Exercise 3
Write the Past Simple of these verbs.
Example Iwas Wasn’t work _____have ____
ayou_____________ live _____ come ____
bHe/she/it_____________earn _____ give ____
cWe_____________move _____ go ____
dThey_____________stay ______ buy ____
Exercise 2.Can and can’t
Read the information, then complete the sentences with can or can’t and a verb
swimplay tennis speak German speak Italian
ExampleLinda can swim and she can play tennis.
aSylvia can swim, but she ________________.
bMarianne ___________ and she __________.
cLinda __________, but Sylvia and Marianne can.
eOnly Linda ___________________________.
fSylvia and Linda ____________, but Marianne can’t.
Exercise 4.Past Simple / Present Simple
Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense and form: the Past Simple or the Present Simple.
My friend Jack is 40. He (a) _________(leave) Britain when he was 20 and (b) ______ (go) to Italy. He (c) ________ (work) in Naples for ten years, then he (d) _________ (move) to Rome. There he (e) _____ (meet) Antonella. They (f) _____ (get) married in 1982 and now they (g) _____ (live) in Florence. Jack (h) _________ (teach) English in a language school. And what (i) _____ (do) Antonella do? She (j) ________ (sell) computer software.
Exercise 5Past Simple: negative
Make these positive sentences negative.
ExmpleHe bought a new shirt. →He didn’t buy a new shirt.
We enjoyed the film.
bI took a photograph of my sister.
cAngela wrote a letter to her friend.
dCharles Dickens became a journalist when he was 18.
eGermany won the World Cup in 1986.
fHer father died when she was 14.
gI lost 10 last night.
hPeople flew by plane 100 years ago.
iThat book was very interesting.
jWe arrived at school at eight o’clock.
Exercise 6would like
Choose the correct sentence.
aAWould you likesome fruit?
Do you like
BYes. An apple, please.
bAWould you likewindsurfing?
Do you like
BYes, but I prefer swimming.
do you like
cAWhatfor dinner this evening?
would you like
BSteak and chips.
dAWould you likeMr. Brown?
Do you like
BNo. He’s not very nice.
eACan I help you?
BYes.a bottle of mineral water, please.
Exercise 7Countable and uncountable
Write C next to the countable nouns and U next to the uncountable nouns.
Exercise 8some, any, or a
Write some, any, or a in the gaps.
ExampleDo you have any rice?
aI’ve got __________ pens in the office.
bCan I have __________ can of Coke, please?
cThere isn’t __________ sugar in the dining room.
dHave you got __________ photographs of Jim?
eI’d like __________ shampoo, please.
fPeter put __________ water and __________ glasses on the table.
gThere wasn’t __________ petrol or oil in the car.
Exercise 9How much and How many
Complete the questions with How much or How many
a_______________ soap is there in the bathroom?
b_______________ stamps do you need?
c_______________ oranges and apples are there on the table?
d_______________ Coke is there is the kitchen?
e_______________ money did you take to France?
Exercise 10Comparatives and superlatives 1
Read about the castles.
Abergoran CastlePrice: Ј200,000
Footleby CastlePrice: Ј10 million
Haywood CastlePrice: Ј2 million