Dec 3, 2016

UNIT 73 • The (2) (School / the school)

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  • Complete the sentences using a preposition (‘to / at / in …’ etc.) + one of the following words. Use ‘the’ if necessary.
    • Two people were injured in the accident and were taken (hospital)
      In Britain, children from the age of five have to go (school)
      Mark didn’t go out last night. He stayed (home)
      I’ll have to hurry. I don’t want to be late (work)
      There is a lot of traffic in the morning when everybody is going (school)
      Cathy’s mother has just had an operation. She is still (hospital)
      When Julia leaves school, she wants to study economics (university)
      Bill never gets up before 9 o’clock. It’s 8.30 now, so he is still (bed)
      If you commit a serious crime, you could be sent (prison)

    • Complete the sentences with the word given (‘school’ etc.). Use ‘the’ where necessary.
      • Every term parents are invited to  . . . 
        the school
        to meet the teacher.
        • school
        • the school

      • Why aren’t your children at  . . . 
        school
        today? Are they ill?
        • school
        • the school

      • When he was younger, Ted hated  . . . 
        school
        .
        • school
        • the school

      • What time does  . . . 
        school
        start in the mornings in your country?
        • school
        • the school

      • A: How do your children get home from  . . . 
        school
        ? By bus?
        B: No, they walk.  . . . 
        The school
        isn’t very far.
        • schoolSchool
        • the schoolThe school

      • What sort of job does jenny want to do when she leaves  . . . 
        school
        ?
        • school
        • the school

      • There were some people waiting outside  . . . 
        the school
        to meet their children.
        • school
        • the school

      • In your country, do many people go to  . . . 
        university
        ?
        • university
        • the university

      • If you want to get a degree, you normally have to study at  . . . 
        university
        .
        • university
        • the university

      • This is only a small town but  . . . 
        the university
        is the biggest in the country.
        • university
        • the university

      • Nora works as a cleaner at  . . . 
        the hospital
        .
        • hospital
        • the hospital

      • When Ann was ill, we all went to  . . . 
        the hospital
        to visit her.
        • hospital
        • the hospital

      • My brother has always been very healthy. He’s never been in  . . . 
        hospital
        .
        • hospital
        • the hospital

      • Peter was injured in an accident and was kept in  . . . 
        hospital
        for a few days.
        • hospital
        • the hospital

      • John’s mother is a regular churchgoer. She goes to  . . . 
        church
        every Sunday.
        • church
        • the church

      • John himself doesn’t go to  . . . 
        church
        .
        • church
        • the church

      • John went to  . . . 
        the church
        to take some photographs of the building.
        • church
        • the church

      • In many places people are in  . . . 
        prison
        because of their political opinions.
        • prison
        • the prison

      • The other day the fire brigade was called to  . . . 
        the prison
        to put out a fire.
        • prison
        • the prison

      • The judge decided to fine the man £500 instead of sending him to  . . . 
        prison
        .
        • prison
        • the prison

      • I like to read in  . . . 
        bed
        before I go to sleep?
        • bed
        • the bed

      • It’s nice to travel around but there’s no place like  . . . 
        home
        !
        • home
        • the home

      • Shall we meet after  . . . 
        work
        tomorrow evening?
        • work
        • the work

      • If I’m feeling tired, I go to  . . . 
        bed
        early.
        • bed
        • the bed

      • What time do you usually start  . . . 
        work
        in the morning?
        • work
        • the work

      • The economic situation is very bad. Many people are out of  . . . 
        work
        .
        • work
        • the work

      • There’s a nice view from the window. You can see  . . . 
        the sea
        .
        • sea
        • the sea

      • It was a long voyage. We were at  . . . 
        sea
        for four weeks.
        • sea
        • the sea

      • I love swimming in  . . . 
        the sea
        .
        • sea
        • the sea

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