1. A diesel engine (to belong – Present Indefinite Active) to a class of internal combustion engines. 2. The equipment (to deliver – Future Indefinite Passive) in containers from door-to-door. 3. Taiwan Railways (to buy – Past Indefinite Active) 225 trailers and 56 motor cars last year. 4. Four million passengers a year (to travel – Present Indefinite Active) the Helsinki-Tallinn route. 5. Passengers (to ask – Past Indefinite Passive) to show their tickets.
IV. Перепишите и переведите предложения, обращая внимание на употребление оборота there + to be.
1. There are 4 pairs of sliding doors on each side of a Metro car. 2. There isn’t enough time for us to catch the next train. 3. In the very first days of railways there were no signals and there was no need for them. 4. There are a lot of goods that can be transported by air. 5. The construction of the first tunnels required much time, effort and money because there were no special equipment for it and only manual labor was used.
V. Перепишите и переведите предложения, обращая внимание на употребление окончания -s.
1. The “Repin” train departs from St. Petersburg’s Finlandsky terminal. 2. Few people know that the first programmer in the world was Lord Byron’s daughter. 3. Lloyd’s is one of the world’s largest insurance companies. In this company one can (можно) insure not only an airplane or a space satellite but also a football player’s legs or a pianist’s hands. 4. The railway station is an hour’s drive from my house.
VI. Перепишите и переведите предложения, обращая внимание на употребление прилагательных в сравнительной и превосходной степенях. Подчеркните прилагательные в английских предложениях и укажите степень сравнения.
1. The concrete sleepers are more reliable than the wooden crossties, and they last longer. 2. As the rail joint is the weakest part of the permanent way, it is necessary to use longer rails. 3. The most outstanding miniature railway in the world is the track which encircles the Disney Park. 4. The efficiency of electric locomotives is 4 times higher than that of steam locomotives. 5. Heathrow, Britain’s largest international airport is linked with the capital by the Underground.