Ex. 12. Fill in the blanks with the pronouns from the box.

any, anything, no, some, nobody, anyone, anything, any, some, anybody, anywhere, something, anyone


1. Is there … juice left in the fridge? 2. Could I have … coffee? 3. Has … called me? 4. Is there … I can do for you? 5. She said … very interesting. 6. Don’t go … tonight. 7. When I came home there was … there. 8. Does … know … funny jokes? 9. Would you like … more tea? 10. Did you notice … strange about him? 11. There is … time left at all. 12. We can rarely meet … as brave as he is.


Ex. 13. Ask special questions.

1. The students are applying irrationals in the given mathematical problems. (Who?) 2. The teacher is explaining how to mark off the line with numbers. (What?) 3. There are some positive numbers in the expression. (What?) 4. He was trying to find the common ratio of the three fractions from 3 until 5 o’clock. (How much time?) 5. We will be using this notation to introduce imaginaries next term. (When?) 6. The students are doing the research now. (Who?) 7. At 4 o’clock yesterday Professor Clarkson was delivering a lecture. (When?) 8. This time next month we will be having a winter session. (What?) 9. They are solving some mathematical problems at the moment. (Who?) 10. We are going on a summer holiday in a couple of days. (When?)


Ex. 14. Translate from English into Russian.

1. We will be considering complex numbers next term. 2. They are trying to find the quotient of these two numbers. 3. This time last week we were having a holiday. 4. We are substituting unknowns for irrationals to get a right result. 5. The researchers were using this equipment all month long. 6. Are there any irrational numbers in this system? 7. The students were finishing the test on mathematics when the bell rang. 8. The delegation of scientists is coming to Minsk in a week. 9. This time next term the students of MMF will be celebrating the birthday of the faculty. 10. I don’t see any other ways to arrange this matter. 11. I can do it without anybody’s help. 12. You can take any of these books.


Ex. 15. Translate from Russian into English.

1. Студенты выполняют контрольную работу сейчас. 2. Группа аспи­рантов отправляется в Германию в декабре. 3. Мы будем использовать комплексные числа в следующем семестре. 4. В это время через неделю мы будем сдавать экзамены. 5. Мы решали эту задачу целый урок вчера. 6. Мы стараемся найти частное этих целых чисел. 7. Что ты делаешь завтра после занятий? 8. В это время вчера мы обедали в столовой. 9. Что ты делал, когда я позвонил тебе? 10. Некоторые из этих числовых систем сложны. 11. Студенты выбирают мнимые и иррациональные числа из данных выше.




Grammar: Modal verbs and their equivalents