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They ____ ____

6. Употребите нужную форму притяжательных местоимений:

  1. Would you like to see some of (her, hers) poems?

  2. (Their, theirs) knowledge of the subject is not much superior to (our, ours).

  3. You take care of (your, yours) things and I’ll take care of (my, mine).

  4. All (our, ours) clothes were dirty, and (my, mine) especially so.

  5. (Their, theirs) boat was faster then (our, ours).

Тестовые задания для промежуточного контроля



(affirmative sentences)

Test 1

Task. Complete the sentences choosing the right variant.

1. The children are very quiet. Go and see what they ... .

are doing/do/are sleeping

2. Ann is making her dress at the moment. She ... all her own clothes.

makes/is doing/is making

3. My friend always ... me the truth. But I see that she is telling lies now.

speaks/tells/is telling

4. As a rule, she wears nice hats, but today she ... a funny-looking one.

wears/is wearing/wear

5. Don’t make any noise! The students ... a composition now.

are writing/write/don’t write

6. He usually... coffee but today he is drinking tea.

have/drinks/is having

7. Jane can’t read the newspaper now because her mother ... it.

is looking/is reading/reads

8. It’s autumn now. The birds ... together.

flock/flocks/are flocking

9. I sometimes ... while I .... .

am singing/cook


sing/am cooking

10. He doesn’t like to play while the others ... .

work/ are working/are playing

11. Julia is very good at languages. She … four foreign languages.

doesn’t speak/speaks/is speaking

12. The River Amazon … into the Atlantic Ocean.

is flowing/flow/flows

13. The Earth … round the Sun.

goes/go/is going

14. The swimming pool … at 9 o’clock and … at 7 o’clock every day.

is opening … closing/open … closes/opens … closes

15. She … pies every Sunday.

cooks/is cooking/cook

16. They often … mistakes.

are making/do/make

17. It … me just twenty minutes to make this salad.

takes/needs/is taking

18. The girl ... the dog as her mother ... dinner at home.

feeds/ cooks

is walking/ is cooking

Test 2

Read the text and fill the gaps 1-6 with the parts of sentences A-G. One of the parts A-G is superfluous. Write down answers into the table.

I've been learning English since I was 7. The first few years were really disastrous to me! We – my brother and I – had to learn words and grammar rules, 1 ____________. We completely didn't feel the need to learn English. Everything has changed since I went to the USA for the first time in 1989.1 was under great impression of picturesque Great Canyon, Sonora Desert and by all means, as a little girl I was fascinated by Disneyland! As far as my education is concerned, I think that the most important thing to mention is that from the earliest childhood I've been taught by qualified teachers, 2. _____________. I think that this is of prime importance especially for young learners, as they tend to learn wrong things very easily and later it takes an uphill struggle to eliminate those errors. My teachers focused on all aspects of the language: 3 _____________. When I was younger they used to show me what the best ways of practicing a language are.

Nowadays, I know about what to do to learn it most effectively. I watch many films in original version and American programmes on TV, I read English books. To practice new words I write essays 4 ___________. Such exercises help me a lot during oral exams 5 _________ . I could work on vocabulary many hours, especially on idioms and metaphors, they are my favourite. By all means, I use many exercise books which help me to practice my grammar. Yet I'm of the opinion that the most natural way to practice grammar is to talk, write essays etc. Of course, you have to know the grammar rules first. All in all, I must admit that I like oral English the most. Maybe it's 6 _____________.

A. who translated a lot

B. grammar, vocabulary, oral and written English

C. because I'm quite a talkative person

D. either at home or in high school

E. when I have to answer questions or deliver a speech

F. which didn't seem to have much sense for us at that time

G. which include new interesting vocabulary

Task 3


  1. The standard working day in many countries usually starts at 9.

  2. Overtime is generally.

  3. To my mind, a similar law exists in many English speaking countries.

  4. It lasts till 5 or 6.

  5. The law does not say what shops can be open.

  6. If the law is broken criminal proceedings may start.

1. Эта тема обсуждалась на прошлом уроке.

2. Этот праздник будет отмечаться в следующий вторник.

3. Все офисы будут закрыты.

4. Когда вам сказали об этом празднике?

Make the sentences.

  1. Is all in at the New at Year’s Day the celebrated same countries time?

  2. Most are on shops Sundays closed.

  3. Should that many the officials law demand abolished be.


Test 4

Task. Complete the sentences choosing the right variant.

  1. …. I use your telephone? − It is at your disposal.


  1. She …. not run long distances. She is quickly out of breath.


  1. He … be outdoors now. He is quite well.


  1. To keep fit we … work on everything − exercise, diet, healthy habits.


  1. We … take drugs by no means!


  1. Not every person … swim. Somebody is afraid of depth.


  1. My relatives … arrive tomorrow. I don’t know exactly.


8. You … not cross the street when the light is red.


9. I ... not understand you. Speak up!


10. You ... speak to Nick. He is in trouble.


11. Every young man ... serve in the army.


12. If you have done your homework, you … go for a walk.




Test 5

Task. Complete the sentences choosing the right variant.

1. We ... to meet last Friday.

are/were/have to

2. I ... to cook dinner myself because my mother is out.


3. You ... not go to bed so late. It’s bad for your health.

ought/have to/should

4. Robert ... to take his exam next month.


5. I ... to take a taxi in order not to be late.


6. You ... not drink cold water if you don’t want to fall ill.


7. I think you ... consult a doctor.


8. We ... not buy fruit. We have much at home.


9. The train ... to arrive at six.


10. You ... not interrupt me when I am speaking.


11. The government … do more to help homeless people.


12. My eyesight (зрение) isn’t very good. I … to wear glasses for reading.


13. You … not to write so carelessly (небрежно), nobody can make out your handwriting.


14. One … not make such decisions in a hurry.


Test 6

Choose the right variant.

1. If you want to improve your English, you … work very hard.

a) can b) need c) must d) do

2. The doctor says you … stay at home for a day or two.

a) should b) may c) need d) is

3. My sister … speak French two years ago.

a) can b) must c) couldn’t d) wasn’t

4. He was to pay the bills, that’s why he … to sell his guitar.

a) must b) had c) did d) can

5. Must I buy the bread? – No, you … , we have some at home.

a) should b) can c) needn’t d) mustn’t

6. When I came to Pete’s house yesterday, he …. …. a new book.

a) reads b) will read c) was reading d) have read

7. The play … yet and the people are still talking in the hall.

a) has not begun b) didn’t begin c) were not begin d) isn’t begin

8. John … his finger when he was cooking his dinner.

a) burnt b)was burning c) has burnt d) burns

9. After I … my exams, I will go to see my grandmother in the village.

a) will pass b) have passed c) pass d) is passing

10. He … to St. Petersburg since his childhood.

a) haven’t been b) wasn’t c) hasn’t been d) wasn’t been

11. Bread … every day.

a) is eaten b) was eaten c) eats d ) will eat

12. I … at the lesson yesterday .

a) asked b) was asked c) asking d) will be asked

13. The shop … tomorrow.

a) has closed b) will be closed c) closed d) closing

14. When the father came home the work … already .

a) had been done b) was doing c) had done d) were doing

15. Who … by?

a) the radio was invented b)was the radio invented

c) did invent the radio c) was inventing the radio

16. Finally they stopped … .

a) were laughing b) being laughing c) laughing d) laughed

17. He likes … stories and anecdotes.

a) telling b) were telling c) told d) will tell

18. He likes … the guitar.

a) to play b) played c) were playing d) plays.

19. You must go to the library …. this book.

a) getting b) to get c) got d) having been getting

20. The letter … by her mother was lying on the table.

a) writing b) written c) is wrote d) writing

21. If you want to enter … Institute you must study hard.

a) the b) - c) to the d) in the

22. He is often late … the first lecture in the morning.

a) on b) in c) - d) for

23. She was always interested … the Middle Ages History.

a) for b) - c) about d) in

24. The parents are proud … their child’s progress.

a) in b) about c) – d) of

25. Today everybody is present … the lecture.

a) in b) on c) at d) –

Test 7.