' I Complete these sentences,
a) using the words in brackets:
1. The child wouldn’t have burst out crying if... (to be patient with...). 2. He wouldn’t have put aside the book Л ... (boring). 3. If you want to take a better look at the stamps... (counter). 4.. These birds must be very frequent at this season. I've... (dozens).
V) using the words in brackets with one of the modal verbs should, must, may:
1. These two boys look exactly the same age. The differ ence... (slight). 2. “The shelves are very high and people can hardly see the books. You... (counter),” said the man ager. 3. “You should see the film again,” said Peter, “it ... (boring), but it would be very good for your English."
4. Why are you still here? You ... (to go through the customs) long ago.
III. Substitute words and word combinations from the text for the
I. Is this the place where people get their luggage exami ned? Can I speak to one of the officers, please? 2. The rehear sal had been going on for about an hour when Jim turned up.
3. Although everything seemed quite plain, Peter continued arguing until his friend got impatient and told him to stop being so foolish and uninteresting. 4. The teacher realized that this was a special case, when a word of praise would be advisable even for a drawing which was not in any way unusual. 5. Looking at the clock, the clerk won dered what could have held up the postman; the mail was expected at 9 a. m. 6. All the single rooms in the hotel had already been booked, so Mr Small had to take a double room with one of his fellow-workers. 7. I think this film’s worth seeing. It’s produced by a mixed Italian and French company, and their films are always good.
IV. Choose the correct word. Put it in the right form.
1. After the (accident, incident, case, occasion) the boy had to stop skating for some time, as his right foot hurt him badly. 2. The (accident, incident, case, occasion) was so amusing that the boys couldn’t stop laughing in spite of the teacher’s angry remarks. 3. The newspaper published a short article about a brave engine-driver (машинист) who coura geously saved the passengers from a bad (accident, incident,