Ex. 1

Choose the correct form of pronouns in brackets.

1. What colour is the shirt? It is so far that I can't see (it's/its/it) colour. 2. They rarely drive to (their/them/ theirs) office. They live near (it's/it/its). 3. Look at (me/ mine/my) new watch. Do you like (it/them/its)? 4. These books are (her/hers). Give (them/their/theirs) to (hers/ her). 5. Do you like (you/your/yours) new car? Oh, (it's/it/its) has never let me down yet. 6. (Theirs/Their/ Them) work is much more difficult than (you/yours/ your) or (me/mine/my). 7. Why are (you/your/yours) sitting here? It is not (you/your/yours) desk, it is (me/ mine/my). 8. This tape recorder of (her/hers/she) is always out of order. But so is (you/your/yours)! 9. She has not read a line of (you/your/yours), how can she criticize (you/your/yours) books? 10. The clock has stopped. Something may be wrong with (it's/it/its) spring. 11. (We/Our/Ours) was the last turn. 12. (Their/Theirs/ Them) knowledge of French is not much more superior to (we/our/ours). 13. He is a friend of (us/our/ours). (He/ His/Him) house is opposite (us/our/ours). 14. If these gloves are neither (she/her/hers) nor (you/your/yours), then they should be (me/my/mine). 15. He can live without (me/my/mine) help but not without (them/their/theirs).

Ex. 2


1. Кто там? — Откройте, это я. 2. Мой дом на правой стороне улицы, а их — на левой. 3. Их лодка была бы­стрее нашей. 4. Как зовут вашу собаку? — Ее зовут Квин. 5. В этом районе построена нсвая дорога. Ее длина более трехсот километров, 6. Это ваша ручка, а это его, но где же моя? 7. Она взяла мои ключи вместо своих. 8. Самый лучший план — ваш. 9. Чью работу будут npоверять(clieekup) — Джона и in Кэт? 10. Его авто­мобиль небольшой, но мотор (engine) у него мощный.

Ex. 3

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate reflexive pronouns and translate the sentences into Russian,

1.1 opened the door and found___facing a stranger. 2. Go and see it for___if you like. 3. The newcomers built the houses___„ 4. Would you mind keeping your words to ___? 5. He has injured ______ 6. During the breaks they amused _____ in the bar. 7. We protect.___from the cold with warm things. 8. She settled___in the armchair as comfortably as she could. 9, You can trust him. He is honesty __. 10. He cut____shaving this morning. 11 She burnt

___ironing a dress. 12. Don't blame___. It is not your fault. 13. Did you cut your hair___or did you go to the hairdresser's? 14. Aren't you hungry? Help___to the meat. It's delicious. 15. How did you enjoy___? 16. We must discuss everything to find the way out. Pull___together.

17. She dried__„with a blue towel. 18. He felt___getting angry. 19. They had to excuse ___ for their strange behaviour. 20.1 want to insure___against any losses.

Ex. 4

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate reflexive pronouns where necessary.

1. Have a good time. Try to relsx___and enjoy___.2. She decided to excuse___his bad behavior. 3. Why don't you want to concentrate___? Pull___together and start work. 4. She did not know where to hide___. 5. Though it was rather cold in the room he felt__„hot. 6. Have you shaved___today? 7. She found___in an awkward situation. 8. Did the children behave___? 9. We protected___against damage. 10. She stopped crying, washed___, and decided to go downstairs.

Ex. 4

Replace the words in bold type by expressions with reflexive pronouns.

1.1 saw it with my own eyes. 2. You needn't come in person. 3. He left us alone. 4. She lives on her own. 5. Did you study English without a teacher? 6. The girl apologized for her behaviour. 7. We were quite alone in the room. 8. Take the cake, please. 9. They divided the work between each other. 10. It is your own fault.

Ex. 5

Translate the sentences into English using reflexive pronouns where necessary.

1. Я сам узнаю, лучше ли он себя чувствует. 2. Мы не ожидали, что он сам сделает работу так хорошо. 3. Мы провели выходные за городом и получили боль­шое удовольствие, собирая грибы (mushrooms). 4. Вы должны взять себя в руки. Посмотрите на себя в зер­кало. Побрейтесь, примите холодный душ, разотритесь полотенцем (towel) и поешьте, наконец. 5. Наконец мы очутились в городе и решили немного расслабиться. 6. Не ходи сегодня в школу, если ты плохо себя чув­ствуешь. 7. Посмотрите, сколько вкусных вещей на столе! Угощайтесь. 8. Может быть, она объяснит все сама. 9. Почему ты прячешься? 10. «Ведите себя как следует!» — строго (strict) сказал учитель.

Ex. 6

Fill in the blanks with some, any, no.

1. Unfortunately, they have got___money, 2. She wanted___stamps, but there were not___in the machine. 3. Is there___salt on the table? No, there isn't. 4. I'd like to buy___new clothes, but I haven't___money, 5. When would you like to come? —___day would suit me. 6. If you had___sense you wouldn't have left your car unlocked. 7. She did not answer all the letters because she had___time. 8. Do you have___small change? Hardly ___. 9. He returned home without___money. 10. Could you help me? I have___problems with my research.

Ex. 7

Make sentences interrogative and negative.

1. He lives somewhere near here. 2. Something fell on the floor in the kitchen. 3. Somebody from the Department of Education is here. 4. There is something in what he says. 5. They knew something about it. 6. There is someone in the room. 7.1 want to tell you something. 8. Someone is knocking at the door. 9.1 saw this man somewhere. 10. Something has happened to her.

Ex. 8

Choose the appropriate pronoun.

1. She was said that (someone/anybody) was waiting for her in the street. 2. He was standing by the window and was looking (nobody/somewhere) on the right. 3.1 don't remember (someone/anyone) else, 4. Have you read (something/anything) by Oscar Wilde? 5. Could you give me (something/anything) to eat? 6. If (someone/anyone) comes, let me know immediately. 7.1 haven't heard from her for a month. I am afraid, (nothing/something) has happened to her. 8. Have you read (something/anything) about this author? No, I've read (something/nothing). 9. She refused to say (something/anything) because she thought she was being treated unfairly. 10. What's the Batter? Why are you crying? Has (anything/something) happened to your mother? She told me she'd had a heart attack yesterday. 11. Would you like (something/ anything) to drink? Whisky or gin? 12. She is still (nowhere/somewhere) abroad. 13.1 have (anything/ nothing) to add. 14. The sick man was able to get up without (someone's/anyone's) help. 15. (Anybody/ Nobody) could do this work. It's very simple.

Ex. 9

Fill in the blanks with  some, any, no making the appropriate compounds if necessary.

1. Is there___here who speaks English? 2, Do you  have___idea where I can borrow___money here? 3____ tells me you have got bad news for me. 4. He had___ idea what to do next. 5.1 am sorry, but the practical experience shows that his work is of__„.value. 6. Our professor wanted to make up _____ exercises to teach the pupils how to use a dictionary. 7.1 am sorry but there is

___ message for you, 8. Hardly „__ understood what he meant. 9. We didn't think he'd succeed, but he managed ___. 10.1 can't find my glasses____. 11. If there is___ message for me, please send it to me. 12Л don't know ___about it. He said___about it in his last letter. 13. He is Mr. Know-All. He can give you___information you need, 14. Where can I find___here who can give

me___advice on this question? 15.1 don't like that every evening you go___.

Ex. 10

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate pronoun.

1. Why are___of you talking? Hardly___is listening to me. 2. No, I have___to add. 3. Has___asked you about this matter? 4. _.__of them have been there either. 5. You'd better not speak to___cf them, 6. Can___of you go there? 7.1 am sure they kept silence.___of them

spoke about this. 8.1 did not know that___of you had already seen it, 9. Write to us___interesting, will you? 10. Could___of you answer suth a difficult question?