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2º BACHILLERATO Departamento/Área: Lenguas modernas. Inglés “ FALSE FRIENDS AND PREPOSITIONS” .
2º BACHILLERATO Departamento/Área: Lenguas modernas. Inglés “ FALSE FRIENDS AND PREPOSITIONS” .
2º BACHILLERATO Departamento/Área: Lenguas modernas. Inglés “ FALSE FRIENDS AND PREPOSITIONS” .

2º BACHILLERATO

Departamento/Área: Lenguas modernas. Inglés

FALSE FRIENDS AND PREPOSITIONS”.

CHOOSE THE CORRECT WORD.

1. This new scandal is very disgusting annoying 2. Why don’t you keep your notes
1. This new scandal is very
disgusting annoying
2. Why don’t you keep your notes in this
?
carpet
folder
3. I’m learning piano. I go to the
twice a week.
conservatory
music academy
4. It wasn't a job. I just worked there
temporarily eventually
5. He feels very
eager
with his next holidays.
anxious
6. I
you: next time I’ll punish you
warn
advise
7. She says she is thirty but her
age is thirty-three.
real
actual
8. I used to work in that
fabric
a few years ago.
factory
9. Shakespeare is a very interesting.
signature
subject
10. I’ve got good
notices
for you: you've passed your exams.
news

11. John very nice; he is very sympathetic friendly

12. He is a polyglot: he speaks four languages idioms

13. They are quite poor: they live in a

suburb

slum

14. He’s got a very big family with a lot of familiars relatives

15. When you make a sauce,

it slowly.

remove

stir

16. They have a meeting

every morning at 10 a.m. reunion

17. The film was a great exit - it won 3 Oscars. success 18. Tom
17. The film was a great
exit
- it won 3 Oscars.
success
18. Tom gave her a beautiful
as an engagement present.
collar
necklace
19. Jim is happy because he's got very good
this term.
notes
marks
20. I've got to write down this appointment in my
agenda
diary
COMPLETE WITH A SUITABLE PREPOSITION.
a) "Late
work again?"
b) John is very good
mathematics.
c) This mushroom soup tastes
tomatoes!
d) That's just typical
Helen to forget our wedding anniversary.
e) I'm so glad I got the contract. I'm really keen
working in London.
f) I have been suffering
dizziness lately.
g) I knew you were going to succeed. I'm so pleased
you!
h) His wife is so jealous
him she follows him everywhere he goes!
i) Jeremy is so slow
typing, I'd rather type myself!
j)
Yesterday I was angry
you because I had just received some bad news.
COMPLETE WITH THE RIGHT PREPOSITION.

1. What will you be doing

2. I'm sure he will behave in a much more responsible way he's married.

3.

4.

Christmas Eve?

I was born

I'll see you

January 4 th .

the exhibition

two weeks' time!

two years' time, when

5. The plane lands it? 1.05 PM Heathrow airport London, doesn’t 6. 2010 we will
5.
The plane lands
it?
1.05 PM
Heathrow
airport
London, doesn’t
6.
2010
we will be 49. Imagine that!
7.
I saw him
Tim's
birthday party
September 19th.
8.
Did you know he's living
9.
No, I thought he was living
the Isles of Scilly?
Glastonbury, with his ex-wife.
10.
dawn, and have a swim
the lake.
11.
opinion means the same.
12.
We'll get up
my mind or
I hope he's back
my
time for the ceremony.
13.
Mr Bond instructed me to buy this car
any
price.
14.
I usually go to work
foot.
15.
I’m afraid I can’t come and see you this evening. I have to stay
my little sister.
home and look
16.
When he passed all his exams, he applied
Africa.
a job
a game reserve
17.
She succeeded
passing her driving test
the third attempt.
18.
In my dream, everybody was laughing
me.
19.
Mrs Haney paid the babysitter 10 pounds
looking
20.
You really reminds me
him.
your brother. You look
the baby.
him and sound just like
TRANSLATE THE FOLLOWING FALSE FRIENDS.
1. matron
13. arena
2. constipated
14. argument
3. grape
15. attend
4. compass
16. lecture
5. presume
17. educated
6. crime
18. conference

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12. figure

conductor

discussion

confident

avocado

mayor

19.

20.

21.

22.

23.

embarrassed

curse

college

rope

pretend