9.3 Instrumental Case (Plural Nouns)

9.3 Instrumental Case (Plural Nouns)

In this module, you will learn instrumental case endings for plural nouns, including a few exceptional forms, and will work with all the instrumental case forms covered thus far.

Завда́ння 1

Look at the pictures and their captions in the model. Note how the endings of bolded nouns change after the preposition з.

raspberry cake
– На десе́рт у нас є торт з я́годами.
– А які я́годи?
– Мали́на.
dumplings with cherries
Ти лю́биш ви́шні? Тут
ро́блять ду́же смачні́ варе́ники
з вишня́ми.
Pizza with mushrooms
a.
salad with egg
b.
apple pie
c.
cake with strawberry
d.

Complete the following dialogues paying careful attention to context and to what you have learned about the use of the instrumental case thus far.  Then match each dialogue to the picture which includes food that it mentions.

Завда́ння 2

Listen to the food preference of each person. Then select the menu item which this person would be most likely to order based on what you hear.

Завдання 3

Complete the following dialogues paying careful attention to context and to what you have learned about the use of the instrumental case thus far.

Завда́ння 4

Read the three dialogues below and note the exceptional instrumental plural forms of the bolded nouns.

– Де ді́ти?
– Мар’я́на з дітьми́ в кіно́.
– Де діду́сь?
– Він у па́рку. Розмовля́є з людьми́ про ви́бори.
– А що, лю́ди ще хо́чуть розмовля́ти про ви́бори???
– Це твої́ гро́ші?
– Ні, мій гамане́ць з грішми́ в рюкзаку́.

Making use of what you noticed above, listen to each phrase and decide whether it is reasonable or nonsensical.

Завда́ння 5

Listen to the conversation between a waiter and a customer above and fill in the blanks in the menu below with the items that you hear mentioned.

Мо́вний пазл

Look through the activities you have just completed and choose the correct statements below to summarize what you have learned.

А тепе́р тест!

Match each word with its most logical accompaniment by providing the instrumental case form of the most appropriate noun from the banks below.

  огірки́  |  у́чні   |   гро́ші   |   пе́рці   |   дру́зі   |  я́блука
  макаро́ни   |   ді́ти   |   гриби́  |   журналі́сти   |   полуни́ці   |   пасажи́ри