Dec 2, 2016

UNIT 72 • The (1)

29 cards
, 84 answers
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  • Put in ‘the’ or ‘a / an’ where necessary.
    • A: Where did you have (lunch)
      B: We went to (restaurant)

      • A: Did you have (nice / holiday)
        B: Yes, it was I’ve ever had. (best / holiday)

        • A: Where’s (nearest / shop)
          B: There’s one at of this street. (end)

          • A: Do you often listen to (radio)
            B: No. In fact I haven’t got (radio)

            • A: Would you like to travel in (space)
              B: Yes, I’d love to go to (moon)

              • A: Do you go to very often? (moon)
                B: No, not very often. But I watch a lot of films on (television)

                • A: It was yesterday, wasn’t it? (nice / day)
                  B: Yes, it was beautiful. We went for a walk by (sea)

                  • A: What did you have this morning? (breakfast)
                    B: Nothing. I never eat (breakfast)

                    • A: Can you tell me where is, please? (Room 25)
                      B: It’s on floor. (second)

                      • A: We spent all our money because we stayed at in town. (most / expensive / hotel)
                        B: Why didn’t you stay at (cheaper / hotel)

                      • Put in ‘the’ where necessary.
                        • I haven’t been to  . . . 
                          the cinema
                          for ages.
                          • cinema
                          • the cinema

                        • I lay down on  . . . 
                          the ground
                          and looked up at  . . . 
                          the sky
                          .
                          • groundthe sky
                          • the groundsky

                        • Sheila spends most of her free time watching  . . . 
                          television
                          .
                          • television
                          • the television

                        •  . . . 
                          The television
                          was on but nobody was watching it.
                          • Television
                          • The television

                        • Have you had  . . . 
                          dinner
                          yet?
                          • dinner
                          • the dinner

                        • Mary and I arrived at  . . . 
                          the same time
                          .
                          • same time
                          • the same time

                        • You’ll find  . . . 
                          the information
                          you need at  . . . 
                          the top of page 15
                          .
                          • informationthe top of page 15
                          • the informationthe top of the page 15

                        • Peru is a country in South America.  . . . 
                          The capital
                          is Lima.
                          • Capital
                          • The capital

                      • Put in ‘the’ or ‘a / an’ where necessary. If the sentence is already correct, put ‘RIGHT’. (If necessary, see Unit 71 for ‘a / an’ and ‘the’.)
                        •  . . . 
                          The sun is a star
                          .
                          • Sun is a star
                          • The sun is a star
                          • The sun is the star

                        • Tim lives in  . . . 
                          a small
                          village in  . . . 
                          the country
                          .
                          • a smallthe country
                          • the smalla country

                        •  . . . 
                          The moon
                          goes round  . . . 
                          the earth
                          every 27 days.
                          • The moonEarth
                          • Moonthe earth

                        • What is  . . . 
                          the highest
                          mountain in  . . . 
                          the world
                          ?
                          • the highesta world
                          • a highestthe world

                        • I’m fed up with doing  . . . 
                          the same thing
                          every day.
                          • same thing
                          • the same thing

                        • It was  . . . 
                          a very
                          hot day. It was  . . . 
                          the hottest
                          day of  . . . 
                          the year
                          .
                          • a very ... a hottestthe year
                          • the very ... the hottesta year

                        • I don’t usually have  . . . 
                          lunch
                          but I always eat  . . . 
                          a good breakfast
                          .
                          • lunchthe good breakfast
                          • the luncha good breakfast

                        • If you live in  . . . 
                          a foreign country
                          , you should try and learn  . . . 
                          the language
                          .
                          • a foreign countrythe language
                          • foreign countrya language

                        • We missed our train because we were waiting on  . . . 
                          the wrong platform
                          .
                          • a wrong platform
                          • the wrong platform

                        • We were on  . . . 
                          Platform 3
                          instead of  . . . 
                          Platform 9
                          .
                          • Platform 3Platform 9
                          • the Platform 3the Platform 9

                      • Complete the sentences using one of the following. Use ‘the’ if necessary.

                        breakfast       ○      cinema       ○      dinner       ○      gate       ○      Gate 21       ○      Question 8       ○      sea
                        • I didn’t have time for this morning because I was in a hurry.
                          A: I’m going to this evening.
                          B: Are you? What film are you going to see?
                          There was no wind, so was very calm.
                          A: Are you going out this evening?
                          B: Yes, after
                          The examination paper wasn’t too difficult but I couldn’t answer
                          Oh, is open. I must have forgotten to shut it.
                          (airport announcement) ‘Flight BA123 to Vienna is now boarding at

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