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Nine people live in a block of flats. Look at the scheme and complete the sentences with on / next to / between / above / below.


Steve Mary Bill Model: Chris lives ...between ... Tony and Paul.

Tony Chris Paul 1. Joe lives ............... the ground floor.

Janet Sandra Joe 2. Mary lives ..............Steve and Bill.

3. Paul lives ........ the first floor .......... Chris.

4. Tony lives .............. Janet.

5. Chris lives .......... Sandra and ......... Mary.

 

11.7.Translate the prepositions in brackets.

1. The cat is ...() ... the table. 2. The town hall is ...()...the station. 3. There is a tree ... () ... the house. 4. The switch is ... () ... the window. 5. My house is ... () ... a shop. 6. The cupboard is ... () ... the sink. 7. She is standing ... () ... the piano. 8. There are some shoes ... () ... the bed. 9. His name is ... () ... the door. 10. In Britain, we drive ...()... the left.

 

Write at / on / in.

1. ...on ...6 June 3. ...... 12.30 a.m. 5. ...... 24 September

2. ...... 8 oclock 4. ...... September 6. ...... half past two

7. ...... Wednesday 9. ...... Friday 11. ...... Christmas Day

8. ...... 1997 10. ...... 1975 12. ...... winter

 

Write at / on / in.

1. Goodbye! See you ...on ... Friday. 2. We often go to the beach ...... summer. 3. Where were you ...... 28 February? 4. George isnt here ...... the moment. 5. I got up ...... 8 oclock this morning. 6. Julias birthday is ...... January. 7. I like getting up early ...... the morning. 8. Do you work ...... Saturdays? 9. My sister got married ...... May. 10. Ill send you the money ...... the end of this month. 11. Margaret and I first met ...... 1991. 12. ..... autumn, the leaves fall from the trees. 13. Did you go out ...... Friday? 14. The company started ...... 1988. 15. Did you go out ...... Monday evening? 16. I often go away ...... the weekend. 17. Do you often go out ..... the evening? 18. I like looking at the stars in the sky ..... night. 19. Lets meet ...... 7.30 tomorrow morning. 20. Im starting my new job ...... 3 June.

 

11.10. Write at / on / inif necessary. (Sometimes there is no preposition.)

1. Im leaving ...on ... Saturday. 2. Can you play tennis .... next Sunday?

3. Im leaving ... next Saturday. 4. Im afraid I cant come to the party .... Sunday. 5. I always feel tired ..... the evening. 6. Will you be at home .... this evening? 7. We went to bed late ..... last night. 8. We went to Scotland ..... last summer. 9. I dont like going out alone .....night. 10. What do you usually do .... the weekend? 11. I wont be out very long. Ill be back .... ten minutes. 12. She phones me ..... every Sunday.

 

11.11. Complete the text withappropriate prepositions.

. the evening, Richard leaves his house .. six oclock and takes his tiger for a walk. He does this every day of the year, except .. August when he goes .. holiday. .. Saturdays, he takes the tiger for two walks one .. the morning and one .. the evening, even when its raining. He also takes it for two walks .. 18th May, because it is the tigers birthday and .. New Years Day too. The tiger likes the walks. .. night, it sleeps very well after the walks.



 

11.12. Now Janet is the new secretary at Vision Design. Fill in the gaps with at / in / on / to / for.

Hi, my names Janet. Im a secretary. I work for an important company .. London. I get up .. seven oclock every day. .. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays I work .. the morning. I get .. work .. nine oclock, I have lunch .. the company restaurant and leave the office .. three oclock. .. Tuesdays and Thursdays I work .. the afternoon. I get .. work .. three oclock and leave .. seven. .. my free time .. weekends and .. the evenings I do a lot of different things

 

11.13. Put the correct preposition of time into each gap.

1. Beethoven began his musical education ...... the age of five.

2. I lived in Paris ...... five years, ...... 1975 ...... 1980.

3. We never see our cat. ...... the day it sleeps, and it goes out ...... night.

4. I dont usually go out ...... the evening, except ...... Monday evening, when I play snooker.

5. Generations of my family have lived in this house ...... 1800.

6. How long are you in England for? ...... six months.

7. How much longer are you staying? ...... the end of the month. Then I have to go home.

8. Im just going out to the shops. If anyone rings, tell then Ill be back ...... a few minutes.

9. Are you going away ...... Easter?

10. I met my husband in Wales. ...... the time I was working in a pub.

11.14. Complete each sentence using the most suitable prepositions given below. Sometimes more than one answer is possible.

in / into / out of / on / onto / off / inside / outside

 

1. There was an envelope lying .. the floor.

2. Ken fell .. the ladder when he was changing the light bulb.

3. Andrew normally goes to school .. the bus.

4. When I was my hotel room, I started to take my clothes suitcase.

5. Theres bus stop right .. our house.

6. Sally came .. the house, got .. her motorbike and rode away.

7. My car broke down this morning so I went to work .. a taxi.

8. The cat jumped .. the roof of the car and looked down at the dog.

9. Annie jumped .. the diving board .. swimming pool.

10. Robert came .. the telephone box and got .. his car.

 

11.15.Complete the sentences using the most suitable prepositions given below. Sometimes more than one answer is possible.

through / across / up / down / in / round / between / along / to / opposite / in front of / next to / from / at / towards / behind / over / past

 

1. Whats that youve tied .. your waist?

2. I was sitting .. the driver in the back seat of the car.

3. A tall man was sitting ... me at the cinema and I couldnt see much of the film.

4. There is a shoe shop .. the chemists and the library.

5. We walked .. the stairs to the top floor, then we walked .. to the bottom again.

6. What time did you arrive .. work yesterday?

7. Who was the first person to swim .. the Atlantic?

8. There was a woman sitting .. the driver .. the front passenger seat of the car.

9. Were flying .. Paris .. Amsterdam tomorrow. We arrive .. Amsterdam at 6.00.

10. I got .. the cinema late and missed the beginning of the film.

11. Theres a post office right my office. You can see it from my window.

12. The burglars got into the building by climbing .. a window.

13. We were driving .. the road looking for a petrol station for about half an hour.

14. We walked .. the bridge to the other side of the river.

15. The dog jumped .. the wall into someones garden.

16. When the bus came I put out my hand, but it just went .. me without stopping.

17. We couldnt see the mans face because he was standing with his back .. us.

 

11.16. Complete the sentences using on time / in time. Dont forget that on time means at exactly the right time, in time means early enough.

1. The bus service is terrible; the buses are never .. .

2. I hope my car will be repaired .. for the weekend.

3. Shes very punctual. She always arrives ..

4. She didnt arrive .. to say goodbye to him.

5. I didnt arrive .. to see her before she left.

6. I dont think Ill be home .. to see the film on TV this evening.

7. I hope my leg gets better .. for the football match on Sunday.

8. In my school, the classes always start .. .

 

11.17. Complete the sentences using at the end / in the end. Dont forget that at the end means at the point where something stops, in the endmeans finally or after some time.

1. Were going on holiday .. of this week.

2. .. of this film I felt very sad.

3. We couldnt decide what to do yesterday evening. .. we decided to stay at home.

4. At first, I didnt like him, but .. we became good friends.

5. We were going to walk home but .. we decided to take a taxi.

6. I hated school at first, but .. I quite enjoyed it.

7. Theyre going to Italy .. of next week.

8. At first, he didnt want to come with us on holiday, but he changed his mind.

9. I looked everywhere for my wallet and I found it in my jacket.

10. Shes starting work .. of May.

11. We were all exhausted .. of the journey.

11.18.Complete the sentences using in / during / for / while.

1. We were in Rome .. the summer.

2. It snowed .. the night.

3. We were in Rome .. the whole of the summer.

4. .. lunch I explained my plans.

5. It snowed .. four hours.

6. Someone broke into their flat .. they were away on holiday.

7. Some people were talking in the cinema .. the film.

8. Weve been waiting .. almost an hour.

9. Something woke me up .. the night.

10. I was on holiday .. two weeks .. the spring.

11. I saw Sue .. my visit to London.

12. They stopped work .. half an hour .. the afternoon.

13. We visited some interesting places .. we were in London.

14. Ill be in France .. the whole of September.

11.19. Complete the sentences using for / since / ago / before.

1. Tina moved away from Newcastle five years .. and she hasnt been back there .. then.

2. My grandparents visited Edinburgh .. two weeks in 1995. They had been there five years .., so it wasnt completely new to them.

3. My brother has been interested in music .. quite a long time. He was given his first guitar 20 years .. .

4. John worked in a travel agency .. six months in 2000. He already had some experience of the tourist industry because he had worked in a Tourist Information office in London two years .. .

5. Patricia started working as a journalist with a newspaper in Madrid ten years . . Shes been working for the same newspaper ever .. then.

 

UNIT 12 MODALS

 

12.1.Write five sentences about things you can do (say how well), and five sentences about things you cant do.

Model: I can sing very well. I can swim a little. I cant cook.

12.2.Complete these sentences. Use can or cant + one of these verbs: come / find / hear / see / speak

1. Im sorry, but we cant come to your party next Saturday.

2. She got the job because she . five languages.

3. You are speaking very quietly. I . you.

4. Have you seen my bag? I . it.

5. I like this hotel room. You .......... the mountains from the window.


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