Контрольная работа № 2
Exercise 1 The 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.
Positive Negative Regular Irregular
Example I was Wasn’t work _____ have ____
a you ______ _______ live _____ come ____
b He/she/it ______ _______ earn _____ give ____
c We ______ _______ move _____ go ____
d They ______ _______ stay ______ buy ____
Exercise 2. Can and can’t
Read the information, then complete the sentences with can or can’t and a verb
swim play tennis speak German speak Italian
Sylvia + - + +
Linda + + - +
Marianne - - + +
Example Linda can swim and she can play tennis.
a Sylvia can swim, but she ________________.
b Marianne ___________ and she __________.
c Linda __________, but Sylvia and Marianne can.
d Everybody ___________________________.
e Only Linda ___________________________.
f Sylvia 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 5 Past Simple: negative
Make these positive sentences negative.
Exmple He bought a new shirt. →He didn’t buy a new shirt.
We enjoyed the film.
b I took a photograph of my sister.
c Angela wrote a letter to her friend.
d Charles Dickens became a journalist when he was 18.
e Germany won the World Cup in 1986.
f Her father died when she was 14.
g I lost 10 last night.
h People flew by plane 100 years ago.
i That book was very interesting.
j We arrived at school at eight o’clock.
Exercise 6 would like
Choose the correct sentence.
a A Would you like some fruit?
Do you like
B Yes. An apple, please.
b A Would you like windsurfing?
Do you like
B Yes, but I prefer swimming.
do you like
c A What for dinner this evening?
would you like
B Steak and chips.
d A Would you like Mr. Brown?
Do you like
B No. He’s not very nice.
e A Can I help you?
B Yes. a bottle of mineral water, please.
Exercise 7 Countable and uncountable
Write C next to the countable nouns and U next to the uncountable nouns.
Example book C
a pencil _____
b music _____
c rain _____
d flower _____
e apple _____
f money _____
g bread _____
Exercise 8 some, any, or a
Write some, any, or a in the gaps.
Example Do you have any rice?
a I’ve got __________ pens in the office.
b Can I have __________ can of Coke, please?
c There isn’t __________ sugar in the dining room.
d Have you got __________ photographs of Jim?
e I’d like __________ shampoo, please.
f Peter put __________ water and __________ glasses on the table.
g There wasn’t __________ petrol or oil in the car.
Exercise 9 How 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 10 Comparatives and superlatives 1
Read about the castles.
Abergoran Castle Price: Ј200,000
Footleby Castle Price: Ј10 million
Haywood Castle Price: Ј2 million