Dec 3, 2016

UNIT 75 • The (4) (The giraffe / the telephone / the piano etc.; the + adjective)

21 cards
, 70 answers
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  • Answer the questions. Choose the right answer from the box. Don’t forget ‘the’. Use a dictionary if necessary.
    • Animals: tiger, elephant, rabbit, cheetah, giraffe, kangaroo
      Which of the animals is tallest?
      Which animal can run fastest?
      Which of these animals is found in Australia?

      • Birds: eagle, penguin, swan, owl, parrot, robin
        Which of these birds has a long neck?
        Which of these birds cannot fly?
        Which bird flies at night?

        • Inventions: telephone, wheel, telescope, laser, helicopter, typewriter
          Which of these inventions is oldest?
          Which one is most recent?
          Which one is especially important for astronomy?

          • Currencies: dollar, rupee, peseta, yen, ruble, pound
            What is the currency of India?
            What is the currency of the USA?
            What is the currency of Japan?

          • Put in ‘the’, ‘a’ or leave an empty space where necessary.
            • When was  . . . 
              the telephone
              invented?
              • telephone
              • a telephone
              • the telephone

            • Can you play  . . . 
              a music instrument
              ?
              • music instrument
              • a music instrument
              • the music instrument

            • Jill plays  . . . 
              the violin
              in  . . . 
              an orchestra
              .
              • violinorchestra
              • a violinan orchestra
              • the violinthe orchestra

            • There was  . . . 
              a piano
              in the corner of  . . . 
              the room
              .
              • pianoroom
              • a pianoa room
              • the pianothe room

            • Can you play  . . . 
              the piano
              ?
              • piano
              • a piano
              • the piano

            • Our society is based on  . . . 
              the family
              .
              • family
              • a family
              • the family

            • Martin comes from  . . . 
              a large family
              .
              • large family
              • a large family
              • the large family

            • When was  . . . 
              paper
              first made?
              • paper
              • a paper
              • the paper

            •  . . . 
              The computer
              has changed  . . . 
              the way
              we live.
              • computerway
              • a computera way
              • The computerthe way

          • Complete these sentences using ‘the …’ + one of these adjectives:

            injured       ○      poor       ○      rich       ○      sick       ○      unemployed       ○      young
            • have the future in their hands.
              Ambulances arrived at the scene of the accident and took to hospital.
              Life is all right if you have a job, but things are not so easy for
              Julia has been a nurse all her life. She has spent her life caring for
              In England there is an old story about a man called Robin Hood. It is said that he robbed and gave the money to

            • What do you call the people of these countries?
              • Canada
                one person (a …):
                the people in general:

                • Germany
                  one person (a …):
                  the people in general:

                  • France
                    one person (a …): /
                    the people in general:

                    • Russia
                      one person (a …):
                      the people in general:

                      • China
                        one person (a …):
                        the people in general:

                        • Brazil
                          one person (a …):
                          the people in general:

                          • England
                            one person (a …): /
                            the people in general:

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