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Упражнение 1

Раскройте скобки, выбрав нужную форму глагола и подчеркните подлежащее и сказуемое.

  1. There (is, are) a large table in my room.
  2. There (is, are) three windows in my classroom.
  3. There (is, are) a table and four chairs in my living-room.
  4. There (is, are) a blackboard, four desks and five chairs in our class-room.
  5. There (is, are) a text-book and two exercise-books on the table.
  6. There (is, are) two shops and a cinema in my street.

Упражнение 2

Прочитайте 2 текста и запишите к ним вопросы, используя обороты there + to be

Donna Walton

Donna’s an English teacher. She’s not rich and she’s not famous. Her house is small and there’s no pool. There are three bedrooms in the house. Donna’s car is old. It’s slow and uncomfortable. There’s no radio or cassette player in her car. There’s an engine, a steering wheel, and there are four wheels and two doors. Donna isn’t happy. She’d like a big house, a new car and a lot of money.

Zack Zebedee.

Here is a rock star. He’s very rich and famous. His house is large and there’s a swimming pool in the backyard. There are ten bedrooms in the house. Zack’s car is new. It’s fast and comfortable. In his car there is a climate control system, a CD player, a VCR, a phone and fax machine. But Zack is not happy. He’d like a small house, a small car and a family with two kids.


  1. Is there a pool near the house?
  2. Are there two doors and her car?

Упражнение 3

Перепишите предложения в отрицательной форме по смыслу к текстам из упражнения 2.


  1. There is not a pool in the yard. - There is no pool in the yard.
  2. There aren’t three bedrooms in the house. - There are no three bedrooms in the house.

Упражнение 4

Вы приехали в родной город спустя несколько лет и увидели, что много изменилось. Составьте предложения по образцу, используя подстановочные слова.

  1. There was a big tree in the yard, but I don’t see it.
  2. There were two small sport grounds nearby, but I don’t see them.

Подстановочные слова

  1. a little garden / nearby;
  2. a big fence / round the garden;
  3. two little shops / in my street;
  4. an old school / in my district;
  5. a lot of small and old houses / nearby;
  6. a little market / in my district.

Упражнение 5

Перепишите предложения в вопросительной и отрицательной форме.

  1. There was a small shop in my street last year. Was there a small shop in my street last year? There was no small shop in my street last year.
  2. There were two books at the table. Were there two books on the table? There weren’t two books on the table.
  1. There were a lot of flowers in the garden.
  2. There was an apple-tree in the garden.
  3. There were a lot of chickens on the farm.
  4. There were many white sheep on the farm.
  5. There was a table at the window.
  6. There was a bus stop here.

Упражнение 6

Представьте себе ваш будущий офис.

1) Составьте предложения в будущем времени согласно следующему образцу.


  1. Will it be a lamp on the table?
  2. Will it be any plants in the office?

2) Ответьте на поставленные вопросы утвердительно в краткой и полной формах.


  1. Yes, it will be. It will be a lamp on the table.
  2. Yes, it will be. It will be some plants in the office.

3) Используя подстановочные слова, скажите и запишите, чего не будет в вашем офисе.


  1. It won’t be a guitar.
  2. It won’t be any bedrooms.

Подстановочные слова
1. piano; 2. videocassette recorder; 3. videocassettes; 4. book of detective stories; 5. concerts; 6. dining room.