Предлагаю вам подборку несложных упражнений на отработку правил употребления few и a few / little и a little в английском языке. Ко всем упражнениям есть ответы в конце статьи.
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Также в конце статьи вы найдете 2 небольших теста по 10 вопросов в каждом на проверку темы few, a few, little, a little.
Упражнения (Exercises) на употребление few, a few, little, a little
Упражнение 1. Укажите правильный вариант – few или a few.
- A few/few people swim in the sea in the winter.
- He went out a few/few minutes ago.
- Can I speak to you for a few/few minutes?
- There were a few/few guests at the party. The hosts were unhappy.
- I’m going shopping. I need to buy a few/few things for tonight’s party.
Упражнение 2. Укажите правильный вариант – little или a little.
- I need a little/little money. Can you lend me some?
- I can’t wait for you. I’ve got a little/little time.
- You have a little/little time to finish the test. You must write faster.
- I have a little/little free time for hobbies because I work a lot.
- You don’t have to hurry. There is a little/little traffic at this time of the day.
- There is a little/little snow on the ground. The children can’t make a snowman.
Упражнение 3. Вставьте few или a few
- Susan has ________ friends. She doesn’t feel lonely.
- You have _________ mistakes in the test. Correct them!
- There are ________ puddles on the road. Let’s put on rubber boots.
- _______ apples are enough for me not to feel hungry.
- We will come back in __________ days.
- The weather was bad, but ________people came.
- I really need to see him. I've got …………… questions to ask him.
Упражнение 4. Вставьте little или a little.
- There is ________ bread in the cupboard. It’s enough for dinner.
- The bottle was not empty. ________ water was left.
- Would you like _________ water?
- There is still _________ bread left.
- Can I have _________ milk in my coffee? I like white.
- There is still _________ work to do.
Упражнение 5. Вставьте a few or a little.
- There are only _________ biscuits left.
- There is ________ traffic here.
- It’s winter, but we still have ________ flowers in the garden.
- There were _________ taxis in front of the station.
- Can I have_________ pepper, please?
- She can give us_______ help.
- Put ______ salt and mix the ingredients.
- There are ______ bottles on the table.
Упражнение 6. Выберите правильный вариант ответа в тестовом задании.
- I eat _______ meat. I prefer fish. (A – very few / B – a few / C — very little)
- There are ________apples on the plate. Take one (A – a few / B – a lot / C — a little)
- There is ______ milk in the fridge. Can you buy some? (A – a few / B – a little / C — little)
- Very _______ pupils in our class can do such difficult sums. (A – few / B – a few / C — little)
- There is _______ furniture in the house; it’s almost empty. (A – a few / B – a little / C — little)
Упражнение 7. Вставьте few, a few, little, a little.
- Would you like some beer? Just_______ please.
- If you want to make pancakes, you need _______ eggs and _______ flour.
- Would you like _______ more rice?
- I bought _______ newspapers.
- I'd like to drink _______ coffee.
- This boy isn't very popular at school. He's got very _______ friends
Проверочные тесты на тему few и a few / little и a little (2 варианта).
Вариант 1. Вставьте few, a few, little, a little.
- There are______ hotels in this town. There is almost nowhere to stay for the tourists.
- Have you got ______ minutes? I need to talk to you.
- Could you buy ______ bottles of water for me?
- We had ______ snow last winter. We made snowmen.
- We have______ tomatoes, we can't cook tomato-soup.
- The professor spends ______ time in company. He likes to be alone.
- They have ______ furniture in the room. The room is almost empty.
- I want to eat ______ I’m hungry.
- We saw ______ people at the restaurant because the prices there were very high.
- This is a modern town. There are only ______ old buildings.
Вариант 2. Вставьте few, a few, little, a little.
- My parents give me ______ pocket money every week, so I can buy everything I need.
- All we need is ______
- ______ animals can survive in the desert.
- Could we have ______ champagne, please?
- They've already been to Spain for ______ days.
- At home, the kitchen was a pleasant place. There were always ______ flowers in pots.
- 'How's your father ?' ' ______ better, thanks.’
- 'Sandra is fluent in Italian, French and Spanish.' 'It's quite rare, ______ people can speak several foreign languages.'
- Can you please buy _______ apples.
- I only need ______ minutes to get ready.
Ответы к упражнениям и тестовым заданиям.
Exercise 1. 1 – few, 2 — a few, 3 — a few, 4 — few, 5 — a few
Exercise 2. 1 – a little, 2 – little, 3 – little, 4 – little, 5 – little, 6 — little
Exercise 3. 1 – a few, 2 – a few, 3 – a few, 4 – a few, 5 – a few, 6 – a few, 7 – a few
Exercise 4. 1 – a little, 2 – a little, 3 – a little, 4 a little, 5 – a little, 6 – a little
Exercise 5. 1 – a few, 2 – a little, 3 – a few, 4 – a few, 5 – a little, 6 – a little, 7 – a little, 8 – a few
Exercise 6. 1 – c, 2 – a, 3 – с, 4 – a, 5 — c
Exercise 7. 1 – a little, 2 – a few / a little, 3 – a little, 4 a few, 5 a little, 6 few
Ответы к тесту
1 – few, 2 a few, 3 a few, 4 a little, 5 few, 6 little, 7 little, 8 a little, 9 few, 10 a few
1 – a little, 2 – a little, 3 few, 4 a little, 5 a few, 6 a few, 7 a little, 8 few, 9 a few, 10 – a few
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