Can, could, be able (to), must, have (to).
A.It was late autumn. A hungry Fox was walking about the forest looking for something to eat, but he... find nothing. Then h came up to the lake. "There ... be some fish," he thought. "If I.. catch one I shall ... to have a good dinner." He saw a few fishes but they were swimming too fast. The Fox ... not swim. "How ... catch them?" he thought and said, "Little fishes!" -- "We ... not hear you." -- "Come nearer, you... come on land and live in peace as I do. You... always find something to eat in the forest and you will... to meet many friends." -- "He... be so stupid (глупый) if he tells to come on land," thought the fishes.
B. A White Winter Dress
The Little Hare(заяц) was not happy: he was afraid of the Fox and the Bear.
In summer he ... hide in the grass. But he did not know how to get ready for winter. "I... ask my friends, they ... help me," he thought.
So he went to the Partridge (куропатка) and said, "... you tell me," good bird, how you hide from the Fox in winter?"
And the Partridge answered: "When Autumn goes, she always leaves me a white costume. I put it on and the Fox ... not see me in the snow."
"You ... be a very brave bird," said the Hare. "But I'm afraid of Autumn."
Then the Hare, met some other friends but no one ... help him, so he ... to go back to his tree and he slept under it.
In the morning he got up and saw that the forest was white! "What... I do?" he thought and came to the water to drink. He saw a white hare there, as white as snow.
"Oh, who ... it be? It... be another Hare! Oh, it's me, in a white dress."
9. Use the right form of the verb "to be":
1. Newspapers ... brought every morning. 2. This book ...sold in every shop of Moscow. 3. Only English... spoken in f country. 4. The letter... delivered yesterday. 5. My TV set ... ...fixed tomorrow. 6. By whom ... this article translated? 7. The President of the US ... elected every four years. 8. Moscow ...founded (основана) in 1147. 9. We ... ... taken on a sightseeing tour in the afternoon.
10. Use the verbs in the Passive Voice:
A 1. We eat breakfast in the morning. 2. They will show this program on TV. 3. He made the report in class. 4. The tourists asked the guide a lot of questions about Westminster Abbey. 5. I bought this dress at the central department store 6. Everybody discusses this film. 7. Where did you buy this guide book? 8. Who cooked this wonderful pie? -- I did.
B. How I Make an Apple Pie
First I take some flour and mix it with some milk and butter. Then I break 3 eggs and put them too. Then I add some raisins and mix the stuff again. Then I take 10 apples, wash them and cut into small pieces. I add some sugar and a little, salt, put the stuff into a big pan and put it into the cooker for; 40 minutes. When I take it out I decorate it, leave it in a cold place and serve cool.
11. Make up sentences using the Passive Voice according to the models:
Model A.That church looks very old. (it/build/1760) -- It was builtin 1760.
Model B.We have a wonderful country house (it/build/my father) -- It was built bymy father ten years ago.
1. It is a very popular television program, (it/watch/millions of people) 2. They could not meet yesterday, (the date of meeting/change) 3. There is a very thick fog in the city today, (all the flights/put off/at the airport) 4. Jim works as a driver, (he/not to pay/very well) 5. She always celebrates her birthday in the restaurant, (a lot of guests/invite/every year) 6. What a beautiful monument it is! (when/it/construct?) 7. The facade of the Tretyakov Gallery is very beautiful. (it/design/Vasnetsov) 8. The library is very rich, (a lot of books/gather/from all over the world).
12. Open the brackets using the right form of the verb in the Passive Voice:
A. 1. Six public holidays (to celebrate) in Great Britain. 2. Song festivals (to hold) in Wales every year. 3. His next birthday (to mark) at a restaurant. 4. Many social customs (to connect) with the celebration of Christmas in Great Britain. 5. A big Christmas tree (to put up) in Trafalgar Square a week ago. 6. The Christmas tree (to decorate) brightly by children tonight. 7. On Boxing Day (День рождественских подарков, второй день рождества (26 декабря) children and other members of: families (to give) presents. 8. An exciting lecture on British , history (to give) in our club. 9. The First of May (to celebrate) as the holiday for Labour in 1889 first. 10. Easter Peace Marches always (to organize) in many European countries. 11. He (to elect) President 3 years ago. 12. London (to divide) I into two parts by the river Thames. 13. The financial and business part of London (to call) "the City." 14. Avery beautiful folk song (to sing) when I came into the hall. 15. He (to award) the first prize for his poems.
B. The Loch Ness Monster
The story of the Loch Ness monster begins in 1933 when it (to see) for the first time. Since then it (to see) at least once every year and (to photograph) many times. The first photograph (to take) by a local man in November, 1933. On one occasion, large brown eyes (to see) and horns (рога) (to report) several times. Ears (not to mention) yet.
The monster, however (not to forget), and probably never (to forget). It is known that it sometimes leaves the loch and a few years ago it (to see) running along the main road not far from a cafe. Occasionally two monsters (to see) at the same time. It (not to know) whether they are father and son, husband and wife, or perhaps monster and girlfriend. But the monster and its activities (to consider) still a mystery.
13. Use the verbs in brackets in the correct tense form (Active or Passive):
A. The six ravens (вороны) (to keep) in the Tower of London now for centuries. They used to come in from Essex for food cracks when the Tower (to use) as a palace. Over the years people (to think) that if the ravens ever left the Tower, the monarchy would fall. So Charles II (to decree) that six ravens should always (to keep) in the Tower and should (to pay) a wage from the treasury (казна). Sometimes they (to live) as long as 25 years but their wings (to clip (подрезать) so they can't fly away, and when a raven (to die), another raven (to bring) from Essex.
B. The ceremony of Trooping the Colour (to be) one of the most fascinating. It (to stage) in front of Buckingham Palace. It (to hold) annually on the monarch's "official" birthday which is the second Saturday in June. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (to be) Colonel-in-Chief of the Life Guards. She (to escort) by Horse Guards riding to the Parade. The ceremony (to accompany) by the music of bands. The procession (to head) by the Queen.
14. Translate into English:
I, Великобритания - высокоразвитая страна, расположенная на Британских островах, она отделена от европейского континента проливом Ла-Манш. 2. Рельеф Великобритании разнообразен: равнины Англии и Ирландии сменяются возвышенностями и горами Шотландии и Ирландии. 3. Великобритания - конституционная (парламентская) монархия, но, как говорят англичане, король (королева) царствует, но не управляет. 4. Все законопроекты рассматриваются и утверждаются парламентом. 5. Парламент в Британии существует с 1265 года. 6. В Лондоне - столице Соединенного Королевства -много театров. Все они в Уэст-Энде. 7. В Сити нет жилых домов, это деловой центр столицы. 8. Днем на улицах Сити очень много народа, а ночью улицы пустые. 9. На Оксфорд Стрит очень много магазинов. 10. В Ист-Энде мало парков, там много фабрик и заводов. 11. Многие улицы ведут к Трафальгарской площади, географическому центру Лондона. 12. Дом №10 по Даунинг-стрит, официальная резиденция премьер-министра Великобритании, охраняется лондонской полицией. 13. Англичане придают большое значение сохранению традиций. 14. Посетив Национальную галерею в Лондоне, можно получить представление о европейских школах живописи.