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Unit? The Adjective / The Adverb

Exercise 55

1) new soft red Italian suede shoes; 2) a tall elderly Englishman; 3) valuable ancient oval Venetian glass; 4) a shiny large brown leather case; 5) a nice old square wooden table; 6) a beautiful modern large stone cottage; 7) are old thin blue porcelain tea cup; 8) a handsome tall young blonde man; 9) several beautiful old English castles; 10) a lot of pretty young French girls; 11) my best dark-blue silk shirt; 12) many young German factory workers

Exercise 56

1) frightening, boring; 2) surprised, surprising; 3) tiring, exhausted; 4) disappointing, disappointed; 5) embarrassing; 6) embarrassed; 7) worried; 8) depressing; 9) depressing; 10)satisfied.

Exercise 57

l)more kind-hearted (kinder-hearted); 2) more famous; 3) the most convenient; 4) better-read (more well-read); 5) straighter/the straightest; 6) busier; 7) hotter; 8) the fewest.

is becoming more and more popular. 3. Crime is becoming more and more common. 4. The light in the room is becoming dimmer and dimmer. 5. Computers are becoming less and less (more and more) expensive. 6. Factories are employing fewer and fewer workers. 7. His heart is beating harder and harder. 8. Moscow is becoming more and more beautiful. 9. His voice is becoming weaker and weaker. 10. Nights in winter are becoming longer and longer.

Exercise 63

l)the longest; 2) the most successful; 3)the most crowded; 4) the oldest; 5) the tallest; 6) the most useful; 7) the most expensive; 8) the richest; 9) the latest; 10) the most valuable; 11) the farthest; 12) the snowiest, the coldest; 13) the most dangerous; 14) most expensive; 15) the deepest; 16) next; 17) the oldest; 18) the last; 19) the hardest; 20) the farthest

Exercise 64

1. Take this suitcase, it is lighter than yours. 2. There are the most expensive shops in the West End. 3. What are you going to do next? 4.1 think he is older than you but younger than me. 5. This is the most talented pupil in our group. 6. Though we had the worst seats, we liked the performance very much. 7. Where is the nearest post-office? 8. The last train arrived at midnight. 9. The latest news \vas not interesting at all. 10. They received the further information on this question.

Exercise §5

1.1 really hate travelling by air. 2. She entirely trusted him. 3.1 fully understand your situation. 4. It is not his fault о He did not at all want it to happen (He did not want it to happen at all). 5. The rain completely spoiled my day. 6. We did the job fairly quickly. 7. Though he tried hard to persuade her, she half believed his story. 8. He firmly believes that he is right. 9, The prices are reasonably cheap at the hotel. 10. I was too tired even to eat.

Exercise 66

1) quite; 2) very, 3) a bit, 4) very/quite; 5) a bit; 6) quite/very; 7) a bit; 8) quite; 9) quite; 10) quite, a bit

Exercise 67

1) so; 2) such; 3) so; 4) so; 5) so; 6) so; 7) so; 8) such; 9) so; 10) such

Exercise 63

1) easier/more easily; 2) the nearest; 3) best; 4) smarter/more smartly; 5) longer; 6) later; 7) more frequently; 8) more carefully; 9) louder; 10) quicker, the fastest

Exercise 69

1) the most incredible; 2) the brightest; 3) harder, more comfortable; 4) deeper; 5) more self-confident; 6) the tallest; 7) easier; 8) better off; 9) the saddest; 10) the most " powerful; 11) sadder; 12) more irritating; 13) shorter, more direct; 14) older, younger; 15) more good-looking (better-looking), better

Exercise 70

1. The more interesting the book is, the faster you read it. 2. The earlier you come, the quicker we'll finish the work. 3. The hotter the weather is, the worse I feel. 4. The sooner he takes the medicine, the better he will feel. 5. The less she ate, the angrier she was. 6. The longer the children saw the film, the more frightened they felt. 7. The later you come, the less you will sleep. 8, The more you study, the cleverer you will become. 9, The colder the winter is, the hotter the summer will be. 10, The nearer you come up, the better you will see the picture.

Exercise 71

L The more he speaks, the less he is listened to. 2. The longer the night is, the shorter the day is. 8. The sooner you start work, the quicker you'll do it. 4. The more you stay out-of-doors, the better you will feel. 5. The less we love a woman, the more she likes us. 6. The more carefully you do your homework, the fewer mistakes you will make. 7. The more he worked, the less time he devoted to his family. 8. The more he played, the more he lost. 9. The farther we were going, the less familiar the forest seemed to us. 10. The older he got, the more he looked like his father,

Exercise 72

1. My job is as important as yours. 2. The bicycle is not so fast as the car. 3. His knowledge is not as poor as hers. 4. He is as lazy as his brother. 5. Their furniture is not as expensive as ours. 6. Belgium is not so big as France. 7. My wages are not as high as hers. 8. She is not as beautiful as her sister. 9. He is not as tall as I am. 10. Tverskaya street is as crowded as Arbat street.

Exercise 73

1} than; 2) as... as; 3) the same... as; 4) as... as, than; 5) the same... as; 6) than, as... as; 7) as... as, the same... as, than; 8) than; 9) the same as; 10) as... as

Exercise 74

1. He spent not so much time to translate this article as you did. 2. She played her part as well as two days ago. 3. That day Tom wrote as many letters as he did the day before. 4. This news is not as interesting as the one we heard last week. 5. He received the same education as you, 6. Today the frost is not as severe as it was yesterday. We can go for a walk. 7, Goods in this shop are not as expensive as in that one. 8. The living standard in Russia is not so high as in the USA. 9. Michael's new car is as powerful as mine. 10. The traffic is not so heavy in this street as in the centre.

Exercise 75

A 1. He is not half as clever as I thought. 2. It took her three times as long as she expected. 3. She is not going to marry a man who is twice as old as she is. 4. He can lift a box three times as heavy as that one. 5. The new stadium is several times as large as the old one. 6. He does it two times as quickly as she does. 7. Petrol is several times as expensive as it was two years ago. 8. Her new flat is three times as large as her old one. 9. Grapes in autumn are several times as cheap as they are in winter. 10. He spends twice as much as we do.

В 1.1 have three times as many discs as Nick has. 2. This TV model costs twice as much as that one. 3. It took me four times as long to get there as it took her. 4.1 earn twice as much as she does. 5. This room is twice as little as that one.

Exercise 76

1. You essay is twice as long as mine. 2. This tree is twice as tall as that one. 3. Do you like the coat? — Yes, but it is three times as expensive as that one. 4. Today it's twice as cold as it was yesterday. 5. She looks twice as young as her sister. 6. All his friends are twice as old as he is. 7. Though this flat is twice as small as that one, I like it better. 8. This translation is two times as simple as that one. I am sure you will cope with it. 9. The Speedometer shows that the car is going two times as fast as it went before. 10. If you go there by train, you'll get there several times as slow as by plane.

Exercise 77

1. No sooner had she received the money than she went shopping, 2. No sooner had he opened the door than he felt the smell of gas, 3. Hardly had they come into the house when the rain started. 4. No sooner had he eaten the first coxirse than the telephone rang. 5. Hardly had she knocked at the door when he opened it, 6. Hardly had the sun risen when they started off. 7. No sooner had he read the newspaper article than he phoned her. 8. Hardly had she bought a car when she got into an accident. 9. No sooner had he looked at the title than he realized that it was the book he had wanted for such a long time. 10. Hardly had the meeting begun when the participants decided to re-elect the committee.

Exercise 78

1 о Не got so tired that hardly had he come home when he went to bed at once. 2. No sooner had we finished work than the telephone rang. 3. Hardly had she entered the room, when she felt somebody in the house. 4. No sooner had she seen a mouse than she began crying.

5. Hardly had we left home when it started raining.

6. Hardly had we greeted each other when he came up to the telephone.

Exercise 79

1) deep; 2) pretty; 3) right; 4) fast; 5) close; 6) fast; 7) high; 8) deep; 9) pretty; 10) close; 11) hard; 12) hard; 13) straight; 14) easy; 15) right; 16) easy; 17) ill; 18) high; 19) straight; 20) ill

Exercise 80

Ij, 2f, 3e, 4h, 5c, 6g, 7i, 8d, 9b, Юа

Exercise 81

1) near; 2) late; 3) closely; 4) pretty; 5) lately; 6) prettily; 7) nearly; 8) hard; 9) highly; 10) close; 11) hard by 12) justly; 13) high, hardly; 14) shortly; 15) wide-open

Exercise 82

l)calm; 2) good; 3) angrily; 4) cheap; 5) well, bad; 6) terrible; 7) quiet; 8) bad; 9) strange; 10) awful; 11) good

Exercise 83

1. He has a bad headache. He can hardly speak. 2. Why are you late for work every day? You probably get up too late. 3. How are you today? — Thanks, well. 4. You are speaking too fast. They don't understand you. 5.1 like going to the restaurant. The meal always tastes good there. 6. He doesn't feel well today. 7. He is preparing hard for his exams. 8.1 am very tired. I slept badly last night. 9. He runs very fast. 10.1 haven't seen him lately.

11. Come on, Nick! Why do you always eat so slowly?

12. How nice your perfume smells! 13. Her work is very bard. She has to work hard. She hardly has time to eat. 14. The train was late and so I came home late. 15. She has fluent (good) English. She speaks English very well.

Unite The Numeral

Exercise 85

l)five hundred and sixty-seven; 2) six and a half; 3)three thousand, two hundred and sixty-seven; 4) eight point nine three; 5) nought point three four; 6) seven and a quarter; 7) two million, three hundred and fifty-nine thousand; 8) eleven point oh six; 9) fifty eight per cent; 10) the ninth of May; 11) the third of August; 12) nine six nine, six four, eight five; 13) three degrees below zero/minus three degrees Centigrade; 14) (in) nineteen oh seven/nineteen hundred and seven; 15) three cubed/in the third power; 16) three billion; 17) seven thousand and eighty two; 18) forty-fi ve; 19) thirty Per cent; 20) four (to) one

Exercise 36

1) eighty-one; 2) one hundred and thirty-two; 3) one hundred and eighty; 4) five hundred and thirty; 5) sixty-seven; 6) eight; 7) fifteen; 8) thirty-two

Exercise 87

1) ten thousand people; 2) two dozen eggs; 3) twenty-first; 4) four six seven, five oh/zero, nine two; 5) two hundred and fifteen pages; 6) nought point six one two plus six point oh two; 7) twenty-five per cent; 8) three nil; 9) two degrees below zero; 10) nineteen eighty-one

Exercise 88

1. He paid for this necklace fifteen thousand and five hundred dollars. 2. Please wait for half an hour. The documents will be ready soon. 3. We must hurry. The plane is to fly in an hour and a half. 4. How many unemployed are there in the town? — Two thousand three hundred and thirty-eight at present. 5. Jane bought three dozen eggs. 6. He was born on the third of October nineteen seventy-nine. 7. There were three thousand students at the meeting. 8. Thousands of students graduate from Oxford and Cambridge colleges every year. 9. Millions of stars were brightly sparkling in the black southern sky. 10. If you want to call a fire brigade, phone oh one. 11. His fortune is three million dollars. 12. One fourth is twenty-five per cent. 13. This castle was built at the times of Henry the Fifth. 14. An inch is two and a half centimetres. 15. These houses were built in the nineties of the nineteenth century.



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