II. Ex. 172. p. 139 Translate into English.

FACULTY OF JOURNALISM

EXTRAMURAL

First grade

Task for the discipline “ENGLISH LANGUAGE”

A. Articles. Insert the article where necessary.

I. Ex. 8 page 11

3. There is a big tree in the garden.

4. There is a bank near here. — Where is the bank?

5. There is a new supermarket in the center of our town.

6. There is a hotel over there. The hotel isn’t cheap.

7. Where is the cat? — The cat is on the sofa.

8. Where is the book? — The book is on the shelf.

9. Where are the flowers? — The flowers are in the beautiful vase.

10. Where is the vase? — The vase is on the little table near the window.

11. Open the window, please. The weather is fine today. I can see the sun in the sky. I can see a nice little bird. .The bird is sitting in a big tree. The tree is green.

12. There is a little white cloud in the sky.

13. We have a large room. There is a big sofa in the room and a little lamp on the wall over the sofa. I like to sit on the sofa and read a good book.

II. Ex. 10 pp. 12-13

1. I see a bottle of pineapple juice on the kitchen table. 2. Her son has a great sense of humor. 3. There was a discotheque at the club last Saturday but he didn’t go. 4. Is there a bus stop near the building? 5. We have a big dog. The dog is very clever. 6. My friend has a very good computer. 7. This boy is big. He is a student. 8. There is a very large piano in the hall. 9. This is a tree and that is not the tree. It’s a bush. 10. I am a boy. I am a pupil. I study at school. 11. My sister is at work. She is a secretary. She works at a large office. 12. This is a very difficult question. I don’t know an answer to it. 13. Do you see a little girl with a big ball in her hands? She is a pupil of our school. 14. There was a beautiful flower in this vase yesterday. Where is the flower now? 15. Last year we were in Geneva. It is an exciting city to visit, but a very expensive place to live.

III. Ex. 11 pp. 13-14

1. There is a jar of orange marmalade in the middle of a shelf. 2. There is a big box of cereals to the right of you. 3. There is a bunch of bananas on the table. Don’t keep them in the refrigerator. 4. There is a loaf of white bread on the upper shelf of the refrigerator. If you want your bread to be fresh, keep it only in the refrigerator. 5. Is there a bag of flour in a cupboard? 6. There was a bottle of lemonade in the corner of the kitchen. 7. There is a thick red carpet in my room. The carpet is on the floor in the front of the sofa. 8. Where is the table in your brother’s room? – His table is near the window. 9. I can see a fine vase on the shelf. Is it your vase? 10. We have no piano in our living room. 11. My uncle is married. He has a beautiful wife. They have a son, but they have no daughter. 12. I can see a nice coffee table in the middle of the room to the right of the door. It is black and red. I like the coffee table. 13. Our TV set is on a little table in the corner of the room. 14. There is a beautiful picture in my father’s study. The picture is on the wall to the left of the window.

B. Simple present (The Present Simple Tense).

I. Ex. 170 pp. 137-138 Open brackets and WRITTEN TRANSLATE the first part of the exercise.

(USUALLY) 1. Andrea Schatzmann, an exchange student from Switzerland, lives with the Connor family in San Francisco. She gets up at 7 am and takes a shower. She doesn’t normally have breakfast. At half past seven she catches the bus. Her first class starts at a quarter past eight. She always has lunch at 12 o’clock in the cafeteria. The cafeteria food is OK and it is cheap. Her afternoon classes are from 1.15 till 3.00, so she is at school all day. She usually has dinner with the Connors at about 8.00. On Saturdays she has lunch at the restaurant. Once a week, usually on Sunday mornings, she goes swimming. A few friends usually go along, too. One of her friends has got a car, so he picks them up and then he drives them home. After swimming they often go out for a pizza. On Saturday evenings she sometimes goes out with friends to a party or maybe to a concert. Sometimes she invites friends to her house and they listen to music and talk. Mr. and Mrs. Connor often take them for a camping weekend to the seaside or to the mountains. From time to time she calls her family in Switzerland. They never talk for very long because it is expensive. She usually calls on Sundays because it is cheaper then.

2. What time does Andrea usually get up? 3. When does she catch the bus? 4. Does she take a shower in the morning? 5. Does she go home for lunch? 6. When does she go swimming? 7. How does she get to the pool? 8. What does she do on Saturday evenings?

II. Ex. 172. p. 139 Translate into English.

1.Where do you live? – I live in Moscow. 2. When are your holidays? – In January. 3. What do you like most about school? 4. My brother works in a hospital. He is a doctor. He gets up at twenty minutes past seven. He works in the morning and in the afternoon. In the evening it did not work. In the evening he rests. 5. Does your sister speak French? – Not. She speaks German and her husband speaks English. 6. When do you get up? – I get up at a quarter to seven. 7. When does your brother get up? – He gets up at twenty-eight. “Does your sister also get up at twenty minutes to eight?” – Not. My brother goes to school and my sister doesn’t go to school. She is not yet a student. She gets up at nine o’clock. 8. He doesn’t wash his hands before eating. 9. This boy whistles in class. 10. He does not play any musical instrument. 11. But the boy plays football and likes to watch cartoon films. 12. He loves school holidays, especially summer ones. 13. The boy’s birthday is December 31st. 14. Therefore, he receives many gifts.

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