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Test 5 Subjunctive Mood Variant 1


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Test 5 Subjunctive Mood Variant 1



1. Choose the correct form.

1What a pity you haven’t seen the film. If you…___ the film you…______it.

A. saw A. will probably enjoy

B. had seen B. would probably have enjoyed

C .would have seen C .had probably enjoyed

2. You look worn out. If I ….you I …. a holiday.

A. were A. will take.

B. have been B. would take

C .had been C. take

3. But for his secretary’s absence the doctor …. In the worst of tempers that morning.

A. was not

B. would not be

C. would not have been

4. Even if they …. me to stay I …. I didn’t like America.

A. wanted A. refuse

B. had wanted B. would refuse

C. would want C. would have refused

5. Were she one of my best friends I……. her on my holiday party last Saturday.(

A. invite

B. ‘d invite

C. ‘d have invited

6. …… he …… me some money in his will I’d travel to different parts.

A. left

B. had ….left

C. would…..leave

2. Replace the infinitive in brackets by the correct form of the Oblique Mood.

1. if it (to be) all the same to me, I (not to come) and ( to talk) to you). 2. (to be) there some more of us, it (to take) only a few days to get through with it. 3. But for his stupid jokes I (to stay) there longer. 4. I didn’t say anything just then but I certainly wish I (to say) something. 5. I wish you ( not to speak) to me as if I (to be) a police inspector.

6. If I (to have) a right I (to sit) down at the piano for hours. I wish I (can) buy it. 7. He felt as if his troubles (not to be) very serious. 8. Whenever I saw them it looked as though they (to be) on very good terms. 9. I wished I ( not to waste)

so much money when I got there. 10. We are foolish and sentimental at twenty five, but if we (not to be) perhaps we (to be) less wise at fifty.


3. Translate into English.

1.Вам следовало бы позвонить Петрову еще раз. Если бы вы дозвонились ему, он пришел бы на пол часа раньше, и

нам не пришлось бы ждать 2.Делегация может прибыть в любую минуту. Вам следует очень быстро подготовить все

необходимые документы. Если бы я знал об этом раньше я бы предупредил вас. 3.Мальчик должно быть выбрал книгу сам. Если бы ему помогли взрослые, они никогда не посоветовали бы ему взять такую случную книгу. 4.Хотя бы дождь кончился. 5Жаль что ты так равнодушен к спорту. 6. Нет смысла откладывать встречу из – за Петра. На вашем месте я заставил бы его выполнить свою работу как следует.7. Если бы ты положила книгу на место, она была бы сейчас здесь.8. Хорошо, если бы вы всегда приходили вовремя. 9. Она дышала так тяжело, как будто бежала всю

дорогу.10.Если бы не серьезное выражение его лица, мы бы приняли это за шутку.


4.Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence.

1. John is very sorry he offended the girl. John wishes……….. , 2. Why can’t we foresee our future? If only……… .

3.I’d really like to live on a small and sunny island somewhere in the Pacific. I wish…….. 4..Why can’t we have summer all

year round? If only …….. .5.Why can’t you be serious speaking of your future job? If only…….


5. Answer the following questions in writing.

1. Where would you go if you were on leave ? 2. What would you be doing if you were on leave? 3. What would you recommend to a person if he had a terrible headache? 4. What seats would you prefer if you wanted to go to the theatre?

5. What would you have done if you hadn’t entered the university?


Test 5 Subjunctive Mood Variant 2


1. Choose the correct form.

A. What on earth ____ if the brakes of your car didn’t work?


A. do you do B. Have you do C. will you do D. would you do


B. I’ve no idea. I suppose ______ on to the pavement to slow down.

A.I drive B. I’m driving C. I’ll drive D. I’d drive


A. But you couldn’t do that if there _______ people on the pavement.

A. were B. have been C. are D. would be

If the car ______the pavement, it’d probably hit one of them.

A. mounts B. will mount C. has mounted D. mounted


B. Fortunately_______to me so far. But why do you ask?

A. it never happens B. It’ll never happen C. it’s never happened D. it’d never happen


A. It actually happened to me this morning. I put my foot on the brakes but nothing happened. I didn’t know what to do. At first I thought _______ to pass the lorry in front of me.

A.I tried B. I’d try C. I’ll try D. I’d tried

But then I realized that I’d probably hit an oncoming car if ______ that.

A. I did B. I’d do C. I’d done D. I do


B. Good gracious. What did you do?


A. Fortunately, there was a hill just a few yards ahead. It was very steep and it slowed me down. If the hill hadn’t been there, I _______here now talking to you!

A. wouldn’t be B. hadn’t been C. shan’t be D. wasn’t


B. If I ______ you, I’d sell that car.

A. was B. would be C. have been D. were


A. I’m having the car completely checked.


B. If ______ to me, you wouldn’t have bought the car in the first place.

A. you listen B. you’ve listened C. you’d listen D. you’d listened


A. Maybe not, but if I hadn’t bought this car, _______another old car with something equally wrong with it.

A. I’d probably buy B. I probably bought C. I’d probably have bought D. I’d probably bought


2. Replace the infinitive in brackets by the correct form of the Oblique Mood.

1. I didn’t say anything just then , but I certainly wish I (to say) something. 2. He looked the room over as if (to think)

of renting. 3. I wish I (to know) it was birthday, Lady Windermere, I (to cover) the whole street in front of your house

with flowers for you to walk. 4. If you (to spend) money for a decent doctor when she was so sick she never (to know)

morphine existed. 5. She was just the sort of person I (to expect) the wife of a professor (to be). 6. I tell you straight, if

[t (not to be) for you , I (to pick up ) my things and (to leave).7. He spoke curiously as if he (to be) nearly in tears, as if

he, not she, (to suffer) from strain. 8. He looked as if he (not to have) a meal for a week, and I hadn’t the heart to refuse him.

9. Fred wasn’t shy, and he talked to Gracie’s parents as though he (to know) them all his life. 10 It was the captain’s duty to be polite to a passenger, but even if he (to be) free to say what he liked, he knew he (can’t bring himself) to hurt her feelings.


3 Paraphrase the following sentences so as to use the Subjunctive mood after the verb “to wish”.

1. I regret now not having told her all the truth then. 2 I’m awfully sorry I kept you waiting so long 3. I’m very sorry that I’ve

disturbed you. 4 .It’s a pity you are leaving so soon. 5 He was disappointed that he would not be able to see the film.

4. Translate into English.

1. Мне бы хотелось, чтобы мой сын больше интересовался учебой. Мне бы тогда не приходилось заставлять его учить уроки. 2. Жаль, что меня не учили иностранному языку с детства. 3. Хотя бы лето скорее пришло. Мне надоело носить теплую одежду. 4. Вы бы не жаловались на головную боль, если бы проводили больше времени на свежем воздухе. 5. Неделю назад вы бы не обратили на это внимания. 6. Если бы она не перепутала документы, все было бы сейчас в порядке. 7. Он вряд ли будет спорить по поводу этого предложения. Если бы у него были бы какие-нибудь возражения, он бы выяснил все до обсуждения. 8. На вашем месте я бы знал, что делать. 9. Если бы не случай, мы никогда бы не встретились. 10. Никто тебя и слушать бы там не стал.

Test1 It/There Variant 1


1. Choose the correct form.


1. …a well-known fact that the Earth is round.

a. It is

b. It had been

c. There is

d. There was

2. … a great day when you pass you examination!

a. There is

b. It was

c. There was

d. It will be

3. … a disk and a magazine on the shelf?

a. There was

b. There were

c. Was there

d. Were there

4. … a real hurricane the other day! Did you hear it?

a. There is

b. It is

c. It was

d. There was

5. … very hot in the North in summer.

a. It is

c. There is

c. There isn’t

d. It isn’t

6. Could you tell me how far … ? I can’t walk any more.

a. was it

b. was there

c. is it

d. it is

7. … nothing else to tell them so he let them go.

a. It is

b. It was

c. There was

d. There is

8. Put on your warm coat, … a strong wind outside.

a. it is

b. there is

c. it has been

d. there would be

9. Nobody wrote down the home task though I know … everybody in the class.

a. there were

b. it was

c. there was

d. there are

10. … only few deer in King’s park until recently.

a. There is

b. There was

c. It is

d. It has been

11. … a swimming pool and a sauna at the cottage?

a. There is

b. Is there

c. There are

d. Are there

12. … nothing interesting at the official meeting.

a. It is

b. It was

c. There has been

d. There wasn’t

13. … place like home.

a. There is no

b. It is

c. This is

d. That is no


2. Complete the sentences using it /there.

1. … was heavy snow all day. 2. While … is life, … is hope. 3. …is hardly time to do the packing.

4. … is all very well to say so, but is it so really? 5. … is most unpleasant to have eight lessons a day.

6. … is not known where he spent his early childhood. 7. …is a time and place for everything.

8. … was much to be said on both sides. 9. … is not clear who is responsible. 10. … is a long way from

the house to the tram- stop. 11. … is time to finish the translation before we go. 12. … is a long time

since I saw such an interesting film. 13. … is no place like home.


3. Change it to there where necessary.

1. Why was she so unfriendly? It must have been a reason. 2.There is a long way from my house to the

nearest shop. 3. It used to be a church here, there was knocked down. 4. I wish it was warmer. I hate cold weather. 5, Last winter it was very cold and it was a lot of snow. 6. They live on a busy road. It must be a lot of noise.

.

4. Put in there is/was or it is/was.

1. How far … from Milan to Rome? 2. … trouble at the club last night. They had to call the police. 3. I

couldn’t see anything. … completely dark. 4. When we got to the cinema, … a queue out side. … a very

long queue, so we decided not to wait. 5. “ … a bookshop near here?” “Yes, … one in Hill Street.”

6. What’s the new restaurant like? … good? 7. The journey took a long time. … a lot of traffic.


Test1 It/There Variant 2


1. Choose the correct form.


1. “… true that she is in hospital?” – Kate asked me.

a. Is there

b. There is

c. It is

d. Is it

2. - Who is that man - … our new teacher.

a. There is

b. It is

c. It was

d. The man

3. Why didn’t you come to the party? … everybody from our class.

a. It was

b. There were

c. There are

d. There was

4. … still dark even we switch on the lamp.

a. This is

b. There is

c. There will be

d. It will be

5. … only an aunt and her children at my birthday party last year.

a. There were

b. There was

c. It was

d. These were

6. I want to make cookies but … no butter left. Could you bring some?

a. There was

b. It is

c. It was

d. There is

7. … anything interesting in the book you gave me.

a. It is

b. There isn’t

c. There was

d. It isn’t

8. … already fine and the sun was shining brightly.

a. There had been

b. It has been

c. It was

d. It had been

9. Have you hade the latest news? … very interesting news.

a. There are

b. There is

c. It was

d. It is

10. … a number of people in the country who have lived very interesting lives.

a. There were

b. There is

c. There are

d. It is

11. … a nice day and we could lie in the sun long.

a. It was

b. There was

c. That is

d. It had been

12. … a lot of work to do this week?

a. It is

b. Is there

c. Are there

d. There was

13. … not a single pen to write. Please, bring one!

a. It is

b. This is

c. There is

d. Here is


2. Complete the following sentences using it/there.

1. … was a lonely morning. 2. … was absolute silence all over the house. 3. I’m fond of young Toby;

…is a great charm about the boy. 4. …was Lucy who told me his address. 5. …must be a mistake in what you have written. 6. Is … interesting on the TV programme tonight? 7. They say … is going to be

windy tomorrow. 8. … was a dense fog that day. 9. …was very foggy that day. 10. … was no necessity

to do it yesterday. 11…. was not necessary to do it yesterday. 12. … was snowing heavily all day.


3. Change it to there where necessary.

1. I don’t know who will win but it’s sure to be a good match. 2. “Where can we park the car?’ “Don’t

worry. It’s sure to be a car park somewhere.” 3. After the lecture it will be an opportunity to ask

questions. 4. I like the place where I live but it would be nicer to live by the sea. 5. I was told that it would be somebody to meet me at the station but it wasn’t anybody.


4. Put in there is/was or it is/was.

1. … Kate’s birthday yesterday. We had a party. 2. … three years since I last went to the theatre.

3. I wanted to visit the museum but … enough time. 4. “ … time to go?” “Yes, … nearly midnight.”

5. A few days ago … a storm . … a lot of damage. 6. … a beautiful day yesterday. We had a picnic.

7. … anything on television, so I turned it off. 8. … an accident in King Street but … very serious.

Achievement test 9 Verbals

Variant 1

1. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form.

1. The child used (lean) on the gate (watch) the people (go) to work in the mornings and (come) home in the evenings. And he used to hear them (shout) greetings to each other and (talk) loudly. 2. He soon got (know) most of them and even managed (learn) the greetings. Then they began (greet) him too on their way to work and sometimes would stop (talk) to him on their way home. 3. He succeeded in (untie) himself, (climb) out of the window and (crawl) along a narrow ledge to the window of the next room. 4. Did you have any trouble (find) the house? – No, but I had a lot of difficulty (get) in. Nobody seemed (know) where the key was. 5. Bill couldn’t bear (see) anyone (sit) round idly. Whenever he found me (relax) or (read) he would (produce) a job which, he said, had (be) done at once. I wasted a morning (perform) his ridiculous tasks and spent the rest of the weekend (keep) out of his way. 6. After (spend) a week in the cottage, he decided that he didn’t really enjoy (live) in the country and began (think) of an excuse for (sell) the cottage and (return) to London. 7. It’s no use (argue) with him. You might as well (argue) with a stone wall. He is incapable of (see) anyone else’s point of view.


2. Fill in the blanks wit the appropriate verbals from the right column.



I left Fitch’s house without (1) ________ thank you to my hosts. I decided (2)_______ another night in the house. I ran down the hill and stopped only once (3)_______ a cigarette. I had a lot (4)_______ the boss. I spent the afternoon in the office at my desk (5)_____ to piece the story together and returned home by 5. Though I had left my keys at Fitch’s, I had no trouble (6)______ into the house – I broke the window and was in. I found a letter from Amelia Fitch (7)_____ for me on the dressing-table. I opened the envelope/ It ran:

“Dear Mr. Smith,

My father never approved of (8)_______ Jack. He was going to have his lawyers (9)_______ the marriage but death came first. When he died of a heart attack shortly after my marriage, I would have killed myself but I had a little daughter (10)_______. (11)________ the land and the money, my husband and I were prohibited by my father’s will from (12)_______. (13)_______ seemed the only way to provide for my daughter and husband and still stay close to the land I love. My husband wasn’t a god businessman, and we were faced with (14)_____ the land and perhaps separation. So, I reluctantly agreed to his plan (15)______ to a wealthy woman. One wife led to another and, besides, both deaths were accidental, and you know the rest… “

a) getting

b) to get

c) my marrying

d) me to marry

e) to get married

f) saying

g) to say

h) to tell

i) to disappear

j) to light

k) not to spend

l) not spending

m) living together

n) waiting

o) wait

p) trying

q) annul

r) to take care of

s) selling

t) to keep


3. Translate into English

1. Он забыл, что звонил мне, и позвонил во второй раз, и в конце разговора сказал: «Не забудь позвонить мне вечером». 2. Помню, как мы мечтали о студенческой жизни. Я всегда помню, что нужно позвонить моим друзьям по особым датам. 3. Моя дочь любит готовить. Сегодня она хотела бы приготовить пиццу с грибами. 4. Многие люди предпочитают оставаться за городом в жаркие дни. А я бы предпочла сейчас уехать к морю. 5. Бабушка запрещает курить в доме. Она разрешает внукам курить на балконе. 6. Он никогда не забудет, как впервые встретил ее. 7. Перестань укорять меня. Ведь мы остановились, чтобы поговорить. 8. Сожалею, что сказала вам это. С сожалением сообщаю вам, что самолет опаздывает на два часа. 9. Они продолжали танцевать всю ночь. Он продолжил учиться, чтобы стать юристом. 10. Если вы хотите усовершенствовать свой английский, вы можете попытаться смотреть фильмы. Я пытаюсь бросить пить кофе. 11. Когда я был ребенком, не я имел обыкновение ломать многие игрушки. Когда я была студенткой, мне пришлось привыкать к тому, чтобы много читать. 12. Полы нужно натереть, ковры пропылесосить, а окна помыть.


Achievement test 9 Verbals

Variant 2


1. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form.

1. The police have put up a railing here (prevent) people (rush) out of the station and (dash) straight across the road. 2. All day long we saw the trees (toss) in the wind and heard the waves (crash) against the rocks. 3. I didn’t mean (eat) anything but the cakes looked so good that I couldn’t resist (try) one. 4. Do you fill like (walk) there or shell we (take) a bus? – I’d rather (go) by bus. Besides, it’ll take ages (get) there on foot. 4. All right. When would you like (start)? In a few minutes? – Oh, let’s wait till it stops (rain); otherwise we’ll get soaked (walk) to the bus station. 5. The old miser spent all his time (count) his money and (think) up new hiding-places. He kept (move) it about because he was terrified of (be robed). He used (get) up at night sometimes (make) sure it was still here. 6. Jack suggested (let) one flat and (keep) the other for myself. But Tom advised me (sell) the whole house.


2. Fill in the blanks wit the appropriate verbals from the right column in the appropriate form.



N., a famous writer, enjoyed (1)_______ alone and hated crowded parties where too many strangers were eager (2)________ acquainted with him. (3)_______ popular he couldn’t afford (4)______ his own master. (5)________ to a party he had to appear in public. Still, he was known (6)________ unsociable and nobody was surprised at his (7)______ noisy company. It was quite in the spirit of N. not (8)_________ to a party when invited, - afterwards he would always apologize to the hosts for (9)_______ it. As everyone knew it was no use (10)________ him (11)________ anywhere against his will. But then his (12)________ for a season seemed strange and “a delegation” was formed (13)________ him a visit. Upon their return the group reported (14)_______ him dead. Nobody expected him (15)________ so young. In fact, N. died of TB at the age of 33.

1) live

2) get

3) become

4) be

5) be invited

6) be

7) avoid

8) come

9) miss

10) persuade

11) go

12) be away

13) pay

14) find

15) die



3. Translate into English

1. Не зная правил игры, они ушли, не приняв в ней участия. 2. Услышав новости, которые были потрясающими, она не могла не расплакаться от счастья. 3. Не настаивайте, чтобы я выступила. Я пришла, чтобы расслабиться. Я с таким нетерпением ждала этого события. 4. Наши партнеры, работавшие в Нидерландах, сейчас работают в Бельгии. 5. Нам нужно еще так много сделать, прежде чем мы уедем: почистить зимние вещи, подстричься, пройти техосмотр. 6. Малыш перестал плакать, только лишь когда мать остановилась, чтобы купить ему шоколадку. 7. Вы можете избежать сложных ситуаций тем, что будете более терпеливы, сдержанны и находчивы. 8. Всегда неприятно, когда человек разговаривает, не глядя вам в глаза. 9. – Что-то мне не хочется сегодня работать. Стоит ли вообще идти в офис? – Это тебе решать. 10. Мы поблагодарили его за то, что он помог нам. 11. Он определенно скоро придет. Он достаточно умен, чтобы понять, что мы те люди, которые ему помогут.

Test 7 The Gerund Variant 1


1. Use the required form of the gerund of the verb in brackets.

1. You can’t be afraid of (to hurt) unless you’ve been hurt. 2. But in fear of (to recognize) she lowed her gaze. 3. My sister would never leave without (to see) me. 4. She couldn’t help (to like) the look in his brown eyes. 5. Jack would have gone to his bedroom without (to see). 6. I seem to remember (to tell) not to

grumble by someone


2. Insert prepositions where necessary using the required form of the gerund.

1. I was aware … (to plunge) into a network of fresh difficulties. 2. I don’t see the use … (to read) the same thing over and over again. 3. That’s no reason … (to give up). 4. He would not dream … (to say)

such a thing to anyone. 5. He was looking forward … (to take) tickets the tickets. 6. … (to enter) the room she expressed her surprise … (to find) him there. 7. That child needs … (to take) care of. 8. She must be fed up … (to study). 9. What are the advantages … (to have) a car? 10. I have no intention … (to lend) you money. 11. Our team lost the game in spite … (to play) well. 12. Instead … (to eat) home we went to a café. 13. I’m accustomed … (to have) a big breakfast. 14. I have no excuse …(to be) late.


3. Change the construction of the sentences using the gerund.

1. She bowed her head but she didn’t speak. 2. I like when I do everything myself. 3. Philip was too tired because he talked too much. 4. She insisted that she should be called Joyce Emily. 5. When he returned

she went immediately into the dining room. 6. I’m so tired because I sit at home. 7. I suggested that I . should visit the Smiths.


4. Open the brackets with either gerunds or infinitives.

1. I tried (to catch) his eye, but he sat motionless. She tried (to cook), but failed. 2. Remember (to look)

ahead when driving. The policeman asked me if I clearly remembered (to lock) the door before I went to bed. 3. I regret (not to be able) say goodbye to him. He’s always regretted (not to learn) to play a musical instrument. 4. We stopped (to buy) food in the store because we were hungry. We stopped (to buy) food in

the store because the owner raised the prices. 5. In the Dark Ages people used (to think) that the Sun goes

round the Earth. The Mother was used (to do) all the work about the house alone. 6. He was afraid (to say) a word because he didn’t know anybody. I’m afraid (to go) by plain.


5. Find and correct the mistake if any.

1. It’s not worth to take up the matter now; it can wait. 2. They couldn’t forgive me for wasting so much time. 3. I don’t remember him to tell anything of the kind .4. We called after him, but he didn’t even stop

turning his head. 5. I think you made a mistake to come here.


6. Translate the sentences into Russian using the gerund.

1. То, что вы говорили, было так интересно, что я не могла не слушать. 2. Когда вошли родители они перестали танцевать. 3. Я отчетливо помню, что слышала, как часы пробили два часа. 3. Он постоянно боялся, что с ним будут об этом говорить. 4. Она не любила, когда ее несправедливо упрекали в чем- либо. 5. Ненавижу приезжать в пустой дом. 6. Простите меня за беспокойство.

7. У меня не было никакой возможности связаться с Джейн. 8. Вы не возражаете, если я сегодня вечером поработаю за вашим столом? 9.Том, нужно упаковать твои игрушки. 10. Я не могла не улыбнуться, когда маленький Джон вошел в ботинках отца. 11. Кроме того, что он преподавал

физику в школе, он прекрасно рисовал. 12. Ей не хотелось идти за покупками после утомитель-

ной поездки на дачу.

Test 7 The Gerund Variant 2


1. Use the required form of the gerund of the verb in brackets.

1. I inquired of Robinson that afternoon about my book. He neither admitted nor denied (to take) it.

2. Since Tom was his best friend he helped him without (to ask). 3. His latest desire was to discover her age, which he cursed himself for (not to observe) when he had her passport in his hands. 4. He couldn’t

help (to know) that there were odious people who called him a snob. 5. Daisy and Gatshy danced . I remember (to be surprised)by his graceful, conservative fox-trot. I had never seen him (to dance) before.

6. From there he had a clear view of the entrance to the room, with advantage that he could avoid (to observe) by (to run) quickly out of sight through the stairway door.


2. Insert prepositions where necessary using the required form of the gerund.

1. “It seems to me an awfully selfish way … (to look ) at things,” sad Philip. 2. Jane, your nose wants …

(to blow). 3. He felt that life was worth …(to take) care … . 4. They were busy … (to find) some food.

5. Did he suspect her … (to see) him enter the room? 6. Ann was such a friendly, pretty child, few people could resist … (to talk) to her. 7. I’m tired … (to tell) you one and the same thing a hundred times.

8. She was angry … (to put) beside Tom. 9. He was engaged … (to overwhelm) Helen with reproaches

… (not to tell) him of Jack’s change of sleeping quarters. 10. The speaker was annoyed … (to interrupt)

every other moment. 11. He showed no sign … (to hurt). 12. He is not used … (to speak to) like that.

13. Did she succeed … (to persuade) her colleagues? 14. Have you talked to Ann? Yes, but we had

difficulty … (to find) her. 15. My father thinks I’m not capable … (to earn) my own leaving.


3. Change the construction of the sentences using the gerund.

1. When he entered the room, he addressed Alec Warner without preliminaries. 2. He went on and didn’t

pay any attention to her interruption. 3. He barely looked through his next letter before he handed it over

to Raymond. 4. She stepped back and didn’t say a word. 5. Tom realized that he had seen Jane before but he didn’t recognize her. 6. I don’t remember that I met him in London.


4. Open the brackets with either gerunds or infinitives.

1. He was afraid (to leave) the house because he was afraid (to meet) someone who might recognize him.

2. They stopped (to produce) refrigerators because of their worker’s strike. We have only stopped (to buy)

some petrol on our way to the sea. 3. I regret (to inform ) you that your application has been rejected.

I don’t regret (to quarrel) with you. 4. When we go on that mission please remember (to point out) to people there that our stand on this issue remains the same Did you remember (to give) him the key

to the safe? – No, I didn’t. I’ll go and do it now. 5. Why don’t you try (to lose) some weight?

He tried (to go) to evening classes but his English was still hopeless. 6. He wasn’t used to (to work) late at night. He used (to study) late at night.

5. Find and correct the mistake if any.

1. I congratulated Ann to enter the University. 2.People often have difficulty to learn a foreign language. 3. When he told me about his plans , I couldn‘t help to be surprised. It absolutely wasn’t to his line. 4. I can’t help you preparing this historical sketch. 5. It’s no use to persuade such a stubborn person.


6. Translate the sentences into Russian using the gerund.

1. Вы не будете возражать, если я запишу ваш адрес? 2. Он настаивает, чтобы я держала окна открытыми в любую погоду. 3. Интересно, как она вошла в дом так, что мы не видели ее. 4. Я не мог помешать ему пойти туда. 5. Фрэнк привык жить один, и ему это нравилось. 6. Постарайся вести себя тихо , когда придешь домой7. С сожалением сообщаем вам, что мы не можем предоставить вам эту работу. 8. Я помню, что я прочитал эту книгу. 9. Она предложила посетить картинную галерею. 10. Когда я был ребенком, я имел обыкновение ломать многие игрушки. Когда я была студенткой, мне пришлось привыкать к тому, чтобы много читать. Я пытаюсь бросить пить кофе. 11. Если вы хотите усовершенствовать свой английский, вы можете попытаться смотреть фильмы. 12. Полы нужно натереть, ковры пропылесосить, а окна помыть. 13. Перестань укорять меня. Ведь мы остановились, чтобы поговорить. 14. Он забыл, что звонил мне, и позвонил во второй раз. И в конце разговора сказал: «Не забудь позвонить мне вечером».





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