Контрольная работа на тему "The gerund" (Translate from English into Russian, paving attention to the forms of the gerund. Complete the sentences using the gerunds)

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Exercise 2. Translate from English into Russian, paving attention to the forms of the gerund.

1. Watching football matches may be exciting.

2. Can you remember having seen this man before?

3. She was afraid of having to speak to anybody, and even more afraid of being spoken to.

4. He was on the point of leaving the club, as the porter stopped him.

5. After being corrected by the teacher, the students' tests were returned to them.

6. I wondered at my mother's having allowed the party.

7. I understand perfectly your wishing to start the work at once.

8. At last he broke the silence by inviting everybody to walk into the dining-room.

9. On being told the news she turned pale.

been carefully read and corrected by the secretary, the text contained no mistakes.

Exercise 3. Use the gerund in active or passive form.

1. Why do you avoid (to speak) to me?

2. She tried to avoid (to speak) to?

3. The doctor insisted on (to send) the sick man to hospital.

4. The child insisted on (to send) home at once.

5. Do you mind his (to examine) by a heart specialist?

6. He showed no sign of (to recognize) me.

7. I was angry at (to interrupt) every other moment.

8. After (to read) this article you will give up (to smoke).

9. The boy was afraid of (to punish) and hid himself.

lO.He hates (to remind) people of their duties or (to remind) of his. 11 .Imagine (to live) with somebody who never stops (to talk)?

12. She dreams of (to invite) to the party.

Exercise 4. Open the brackets using the correct form of gerund (e.g.: writing; being written; having written; having been written)

1. Excuse me for (to break) your beautiful vase.

2. She was proud of (to award) the cup of the championship.

3. I don't remember ever (to meet) your sister.

4. I don't remember (to ask) this question by anyone.

5. I am quite serious in (to say) that I don't want to go abroad.

6. She confessed (to forget) to send the letter.

7. The old man could not stand (to tell) what he should do.

8. She accused him of (to steal) her purse.

9. After (to examine) the student, the professor gave him a good mark.

10.After (to examine) by the examination commission, the student was given a good mark.

11.1 remember (to take) to Paris when I was a very small child.

Exercise 5. Define the functions of the gerund.

1. Before speaking he made a long meaningful pause.

2. The car began moving away down the road.

3. The main thing to do in this situation is getting away as soon as possible.

4. She knew that there was a danger of falling ill.

5. Oh, how I dislike being interrupted!

6. But instead of soothing Alice these words had just the opposite effect.

7. Nobody thought of anything but spending money and having a good time.

8. On reading her letter he felt sorry for her.

9. He was in the habit of sleeping after dinner in his favourite armchair. 10.The little girl started crying.

11 .Spending money is easier than earning it. 12.Looking after children can be difficult sometimes.

Exercise 7. Put the verbs in brackets into the gerund form.

1. He gave up (gamble).

2. Try to avoid (make) him angry.

3. The children prefer (watch) TV to (read).

4. I am against (make) any complaints.

5. He was fined for (drive) without lights.

6. It is difficult to get used to (eat) with chopsticks.

7. They don't allow (smoke) in here.

8. He is thinking of (leave) his job and (go) to America.

9. If you put your money into that business you risk (lose) every cent.

10.After (talk) for ten minutes I succeeded in (convince) him that there was no danger.

11.1 don't enjoy (go) to the dentist.

12. Would you mind (put) your pet snake somewhere else?

Exercise 8. Complete the sentences using the gerunds.

1. The judge was accused of....

2. My doctor advised me to give up....

3. That company specializes in....

4. By.. .the student improved his chances of

5. Who is responsible for....?

6. You must be tired of....

7. You seem to be very fond of....

8. I would never think of....

9. You should think about....instead of.... 10.He doesn'ttake any interest in.... 11.This evening I feel like.... 12.There is some risk of.... 13.....is a bad habit.

14.There is nothing like....in this world.

15.He left without.....

16.Have you finished....?

Упражнение 2. Переведи с английского языка на русский язык, прокладывая внимание к формам герундия.

1. Наблюдение футбольных матчей может быть захватывающим.

2. Ты можешь помнить видевший этого человека прежде?

3. Она боялась необходимости говорить с любым, и даже более боящийся того, чтобы быть говорившимся с.

4. Он собирался покидать клуб, поскольку швейцар остановил его.

5. Будучи исправленным учителем, тесты студентов были возвращены им.

6. Я задавался вопросом при том, что своя мать разрешала сторону.

7. Я понимаю отлично твое пожелание начать работу сразу.

8. Наконец он сломал тишину, приглашая всех идти в столовую.

9. Будучи сказанным новости она побледнела.

HXHaving, тщательно прочитанный и исправленный секретарем, текст не содержал ошибок.

Упражнение 3. Используй герундий в активной или пассивной форме.

1. Почему ты избегаешь (чтобы говорить) со мной?

2. Она попыталась избежать (чтобы говорить) с?

3. Доктор настаивал (чтобы послать) больной в больницу.

4. Ребенок настаивал (чтобы послать) домой сразу.

5. Ты возражаешь против его (чтобы исследовать) кардиологом?

6. Он не показал признака (чтобы признать) меня.

7. Я был сердитым на (чтобы прервать) любой момент.

8. После (чтобы прочитать) эту статью ты сдашься (чтобы курить).

9. Мальчик боялся (чтобы наказать) и скрыл себя.

lO.He очень не хочет (напомнить) люди их обязанностей или (напоминать) о его. 11.Imagine (чтобы жить) с кем-то, кто никогда не останавливается (чтобы говорить)?

12. Она мечтает о (чтобы пригласить) к стороне.

Упражнение 4. Открой скобки, используя правильную форму герундия (например: письмо; быть написанным; написав; быть написанным)

1. Извини меня для (чтобы сломаться) твоя красивая ваза.

2. Она гордилась (чтобы наградить) чашка чемпионата.

3. Я не не забываю никогда (встречаться) твоя сестра.

4. Я не не забываю (спрашивать) этот вопрос любым.

5. Я довольно серьезный в (чтобы сказать), что я не хочу уезжать за границу.

6. Она признавалась (чтобы забыть), чтобы послать письмо.

7. Старик не мог стоять (чтобы сказать), что он должен сделать.

8. Она обвиняла его в (чтобы украсть) ее кошелек.

9. После (чтобы исследовать) студента, преподаватель дал ему хорошую марку

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