Put in the necessary preposition if it is necessary.
1. Jane is arriving ... January.2. It snows here every year … December. We always go outside and play in the snow … Christmas day.3. Michael is leaving … Friday noon.4. Frankie started working for her law firm … 1995. 5. Franklin began working on the project … yesterday. 6. Normally, New Year's Eve, it's tradition to kiss the one you love … midnight.7. Don't be ridiculous; there were no telephones … the seventeenth century! The telephone was invented. 8. The plane leaves tomorrow morning … 8:00 AM. 9. The hills here are covered with wild flowers … spring.10. We met at the restaurant … 6:30.
1. Write the countable and uncountable nouns into two different columns:
Wall, pen, air, picture, water, match, tea, time, hour, bread, river, friend, cigarette, cheese, teacher, glass (ñòàêàí), glass (ñòåêëî), paper (áóìàãà), paper (ãàçåòà), music, coffee, armchair, gold, ship, milk, shop, idea, ice, furniture, butter, wood, tree, word, ink, money, coin, university, hero, assistant, darkness, meat, instrument.
3. The woman standing by the window is our secretary.
4. This shoe is too large for my foot.
5. The mouse was caught.
6. What is the child’s name?
7. The roof of the house was covered with snow.
8. A potato is a vegetable and a cherry is a fruit.
Make the nouns in bold singular.
1. These factories produce furniture.
2. The wives of the sailors came to the shore.
3. I have hurt my feet and hands.
4. If we are lucky, we shall see oxen, sheep, cows and geese.
5. Do your teeth still ache?
6. These are my friends’ studies.
7. These ladies are those gentlemen’s wives.
8. The children are sitting on the benches.
Give the corresponding feminine nouns.
A lion, a tiger, an actor, a poet, a man, an uncle, a husband, a brother, a grandfather, a son, a master, a baron, a count, a shepherd, a host.
Give the corresponding masculine nouns.
A lady, a girl, a niece, Mrs. Smith, a widow, a stewardess, a French woman, a cow, a queen, a princess, a duchess, a hen, a mother.
Paraphrase the following word combinations using possessive case.
1. The room of my friend. 2. The questions of my son. 3. The wife of my brother. 4. The table of our teacher. 5. The poems of Pushkin. 6. The voice of this girl. 7. The new club of the workers. 8. The letter of Pete. 9. The car of my parents. 10. The life of this woman. 11. The handbags of these women. 12. The flat of my sister 13. The children of my brother. 14. The room of the boys. 15. The name of this girl. 16. The work of these students.
8. Rewrite these sentences using's, s', or just an apostrophe (')
The books for children. These are children's books.
This bag belongs to my friend.
He described the career of the actress.
This is the signature of Mr Brown.
The mistakes which students make.
This is a club for women.
It's a school for girls.
The room is for the guests.
This umbrella belongs to James.
I liked the dinner we had yesterday at the cafe belonging to Mike.