Put in the prepositions at, in, on.
1. I live. 24 Primrose Street.
2. My mother lives. a big block of flats. London.
3. Janet’s flat is. the ground floor. 4. "Where is the toilet, please?" ". the second floor. "
5. " Is there a doctor near here?" " Yes, 17 High Street. "
6. They lived. America. 2000.

1. I live at 24 Primrose Street. 2. My mother lives in a big block of flats in London. 3. Janet’s flat is on the ground floor. 4. "Where is the toilet, please?" "On the second floor. " 5. " Is there a doctor near here?" " Yes, at 17 High Street. "6. They lived in America in 2000.

1. I live at 24 Primrose Street.
2. My mother lives in a big block of flats in London.
3. Janet’s flat is on the ground floor.
4. Where is the toilet, please? On the second floor.
5. Is there a doctor near here? Yes, at 17 High Street.
6. They lived in America in 2000.

. Use prepositions or adverbs. Retell the texts.
The year is divided. four seasons: spring, summer,
autumn and winter.spring Nature awakens. her long win­ter sleep. The trees are filled. new life, the earth is warmed.the rays*. the sun and the weather gets gradually milder. The fields and the meadows are covered. fresh green grass. The woods and the forests are filled. the songs. the birds. The sky is blue and cloudless. night millions. stars shine. the darkness.
When summer comes the weather gets still wanner and sometimes it’s very hot. It’s the farmer’s busy season — he works. his fields. morning. night. The grass must be cut and the hay** must be laid, while the dry weather lasts.
Sometimes the skies are overcast. heavy clouds, there are storms. thunder, lightning and hail*.
Autumn brings. it the harvest** time, when the crops are gathered in and the fruit is picked. the orchard. The days are shorter and the nights longer. The woods turn yellow and brown, leaves begin to fall. the trees and the ground is cov­ ered. them. The skies are grey and very often it rains.
When winter comes we have to spend more time indoors because out of doors it is cold. Wfe may get fog, sleet and frost. Ponds, lakes, rivers and streams are frozen, and the roads are sometimes covered. slippery ice or deep snow. The trees are bare. Bitter north winds have stripped them. all their leaves.

The year is divided into four seasons: spring, summer,
autumn and winter and spring Nature awakens from  her long win­ter sleep. The trees are filled with new life, the earth is warmed with the rays* of the sun and the weather gets gradually milder. The fields and the meadows are covered with  fresh green grass. The woods and the forests are filled with the songs of  the birds. The sky is blue and cloudless of night millions of stars shine in the darkness.
When summer comes the weather gets still wanner and sometimes it’s very hot. It’s the farmer’s busy season — he works in  his fields in morning or night. The grass must be cut and the hay** must be laid, while the dry weather lasts.
Sometimes the skies are overcast the  heavy clouds, there are storms and  thunder, lightning and hail*.
Autumn brings it the harvest** time, when the crops are gathered in and the fruit is picked from the orchard. The days are shorter and the nights longer. The woods turn yellow and brown, leaves begin to fall down from the trees and the ground is cov­ered in them. The skies are grey and very often it rains.
When winter comes we have to spend more time indoors because out of doors it is cold. Wfe may get fog, sleet and frost. Ponds, lakes, rivers and streams are frozen, and the roads are sometimes covered in  slippery ice or deep snow. The trees are bare. Bitter north winds have stripped them from  all their leaves.

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Use the required form of the gerund and insert prepositions where necessary.
1. Good-bye, and thank you ever so much (to come) with me. 2. She was afraid (to go) on public transport. 3. She began to have frightful pains all over her, and she held her breath to prevent herself (to cry) out and (to wake) her mother. 4. This was Daphne’s only chance (to tell) them of her college life. 5. She had the local habit (to place) the word "eh" at the end of her remarks, questions and answers alike. 6. I was aware (to plunge) into a network of fresh difficul ties. 7. His mother would not like the idea (to eat) fruit unwashed. 8. "It seems to me an awfully selfish way (to look) at things," said Philip. 9. "I don’t see the use (to read) the same thing over and over again," said Philip. 10. Sandy could not remember (to ask) about it. 11. I had not asked for advice, I was quite capable (to advise) my self. 12. That’s no reason (to give up).13. It would be better to wait for him on the terrace where she was fond (to sit) toward evening (to enjoy) the view of which she was never tired. 14. Dad would not dream (to say) such a thing to anyone. 15. Miss Brodie was greatly taken aback and suffered greatly from a sense (to betray). 16. He was looking forward (to take) the tickets. 17. Are you thinking, Sandy, (to do) a day’s washing? 18. And then a minute or two afterwards someone else entered the room and expressed his surprise (to find) Griffiths there. 19. She was on the point (to obtain) permission to go for walks alone. 20. Jane, your nose wants (to blow). 21. "That child needs (to take) care of," said Eliza. 22. He felt that life was worth (to take) care of. 23. The night seemed very long. He shivered. He was ashamed (to sleep) on the Embankment. 24. They were busy (to find) some food. 25. Did he suspect her (to see) him enter the room? 26. Thank you (to give) me this book. 27. His heart sank at the thought (to go) out into the bleak darkness. 28. These girls did not say anything to the others (to paint) by the art master. 29. "I’m not very good (to guess)," I said, with a laugh. 30. Ann was such a friendly, pretty child, few people could resist (to talk) to her. 31. The baby was round and very red, with dark curly hair. "Fancy her (to have) hair. I thought they were born bald," said Raymond. 32. I don’t like (to wear) a black tie to movies. I enjoy (to see) my movies when I eat popcorn. 33. But I can’t tell you how grateful I am to you (to listen) to me. I had to talk about it and it was so kind of you to listen.

1. Good-bye, and thank you ever so much (for coming) with me. 2. She was afraid (of going) on public transport. 3. She began to have frightful pains all over her, and she held her breath to prevent herself (from crying) out and ( waking) her mother. 4. This was Daphne’s only chance (of telling) them of her college life. 5. She had the local habit (of placing) the word "eh" at the end of her remarks, questions and answers alike. 6. I was aware (of plunging) into a network of fresh difficulties. 7. His mother would not like the idea (of eating) fruit unwashed. 8. "It seems to me an awfully selfish way (of looking) at things," said Philip. 9. "I don’t see the use (of reading) the same thing over and over again," said Philip. 10. Sandy could not remember (being asked) about it. 11. I had not asked for advice, I was quite capable (of advising) myself. 12. That’s no reason (for giving up).13. It would be better to wait for him on the terrace where she was fond (of sitting) toward evening (enjoying) the view of which she was never tired. 14. Dad would not dream (of saying) such a thing to anyone. 15. Miss Brodie was greatly taken aback and suffered greatly from a sense (being betrayed). 16. He was looking forward (to taking) the tickets. 17. Are you thinking, Sandy, (about doing) a day’s washing? 18. And then a minute or two afterwards someone else entered the room and expressed his surprise (of having found) Griffiths there. 19. She was on the point (of obtaining) permission to go for walks alone. 20. Jane, your nose wants (blowing). 21. "That child needs (being taken) care of," said Eliza. 22. He felt that life was worth (being taken) care of. 23. The night seemed very long. He shivered. He was ashamed (of sleeping) on the Embankment. 24. They were busy (finding) some food. 25. Did he suspect her (of having seen) him enter the room? 26. Thank you (for giving) me this book. 27. His heart sank at the thought (of going) out into the bleak darkness. 28. These girls did not say anything to the others (being painted) by the art master. 29. "I’m not very good (at guessing)," I said, with a laugh. 30. Ann was such a friendly, pretty child, few people could resist (talking) to her. 31. The baby was round and very red, with dark curly hair. "Fancy her (having) hair. I thought they were born bald," said Raymond. 32. I don’t like (wearing) a black tie to movies. I enjoy (seeing) my movies when I eat popcorn. 33. But I can’t tell you how grateful I am to you (for listening) to me. I had to talk about it and it was so kind of you to listen.

Put in suitable prepositions.
1. The don"t go.school.Sunday
2. Wait.me.the bus-stop.
3. He arrived.London.exactly six o"clock.
4. Come.ten.Friday morning.
5. I bought this hat.ten pounds.
6. Our cat was bitten.a dog.
7. Put your books.the table.
8. You may write.pencil.
9. There"s no bus.We"ll have to go.foot.
10. We went.the seaside.car.
11. Get.the tram here and get off.the third stop.
12. Many planes fly.the Atlantic nowadays.
13. I couldn"t hear what you were talking.
14. She was looking.the window.the busy street.

They don’t go TO school ON Sunday.
Wait FOR me AT the bus stop.
He arrived IN London ATexactly six o’clock.
I bought this hat PER ten pounds.
Our cat was bitten BY a dog.
Out your book ON the table.
You may write WITH A pencil.
There’s no bus. We’ll have to go ON foot.
We went TO the seaside BY car.
Many planes fly TO the Atlantic nowadays.
I couldn’t hear what you were talking about.
She was looking OUT OF the window IN the busy street.
Get ON the tram here and get off AT the third stop.

Test (9th form) Unit 2 "It’s a big world! Start travelling now!" Variant 1 I. Fill in the gaps with "the" where necessary 1. ____Sahara Desert is situated in _____ Africa. 2. Have you ever been to ____ Malta? 3. ____Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean on ___ Earth. 4. Is ____ Nile the longest river in ____ world? 5. The capital of ____ Netherlands is ___ Amsterdam. II. Form nouns or adjectives from the words in capitals to fill in the gaps. 1. The Titanic was considered to be SINK. 2. V. Bering is famous for his EXPLORE of the far north-eastern part of Siberia. 3. The London Eye is a famous tourist ATTRACT. 4. Are you fond of reading DETECT stories? III. Match the words in the columns. IV. Fill in the gaps with the correct reflexive pronouns. 1. I got upset when I saw _____ in the mirror. 2. Come in and make _____ at home. 3. Ann did everything _______. Nobody helped her. 4. Let’s clean our classroom ______. 5. They washed _______ very fast. V. Choose the appropriate modal verb. 1. ______ you play football well? a) may b) can c) must 2. Jane ______ read and write when she was five. a) can b) could c) may 3. You ______ visit your mum in the hospital yesterday. a) had to b) must c) should 4. _____ I use your mobile phone? a) may b) could c) must 5. You ______ apologise, I think. a) had to b) could c) should 6. You ________ eat so many sweets. You’ll get fat. a) should b) shouldn’t c) can. VI. Fill in the gaps with the correct prepositions (to, through, by, on, for). 1. Let him be ____ himself for a while. 2. Usually I go to school ____ foot. 3. I’d prefer coffee _____ tea. 4. In case of an accident your insurance company pays ____ you. 5. Your passport is checked when you get ____ passport control. VII. Choose the right item 1. The national emblem of the USA is _______. a) the double-headed eagle b) the bald-headed eagle c) the Statue of Liberty 2. The USA is situated in ______ a) South America b) the British Isles c) North America 3. The Scottish floral symbol is the ______. a) thistle b) shamrock c) red rose 4. Russia has a sea border with _____. a) the UK b) Mexico c) the USA 5. The official name of the UK is _______. a) Great Britain b) the United States of America c) the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. 6. The flag of the UK is called ________. a) the Union Jack b) the Stars and Stripes c) The Imperial Flag Test (9th form) Unit 2 "It’s a big world! Start travelling now!" Variant 2 I. Fill in the gaps with "the" where necessary 1. ____ Japan occupies _____ Japanese Islands. 2. _____ Atlantic Ocean divides _____ Europe and ____ North America. 3. ____Everest is the highest peak of ____ Himalayas. 4. ____ Statue of Liberty is one of the symbols of ____USA. 5. ____Yenisei runs into ____Kara Sea. II. Form nouns or adjectives from the words in capitals to fill in the gaps. 1. What scientist is famous for INVENT of the first computer? 2. We have all the necessary EQUIP for our expedition. 3. It was an BELIEVE success. 4. There are a lot of ENTERTAIN for tourists in this hotel.

1. __The__Sahara Desert is situated in ___-__ Africa. 2. Have you ever been to _-___ Malta? 3. __The__Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean on _the__ Earth. 4. Is __the__ Nile the longest river in __the__ world? 5. The capital of _the___ Netherlands is __-_ Amsterdam.
IV. Fill in the gaps with the correct reflexive pronouns. 1. I got upset when I saw __myself___ in the mirror. 2. Come in and make __yourself___ at home. 3. Ann did everything ___herself____. Nobody helped her. 4. Let’s clean our classroom __ourselves____. 5. They washed ___theirselves____ very fast.
V. Choose the appropriate modal verb. 1. __Can____ you play football well? a) may b) can c) must 2. Jane __could____ read and write when she was five. a) can b) could c) may 3. You __had to____ visit your mum in the hospital yesterday. a) had to b) must c) should 4. __May___ I use your mobile phone? a) may b) could c) must 5. You __should____ apologise, I think. a) had to b) could c) should 6. You ___shoudn’t_____ eat so many sweets. You’ll get fat. a) should b) shouldn’t c) can.
VI. Fill in the gaps with the correct prepositions (to, through, by, on, for). 1. Let him be _by___ himself for a while. 2. Usually I go to school __on__ foot. 3. I’d prefer coffee ___to__ tea. 4. In case of an accident your insurance company pays __for__ you. 5. Youtor passport is checked when you get __through__ passport control.