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Actividades de Recuperacin
del Ingls Pendiente de 1 Bachillerato

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INDEX

TENSES

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* Present Simple
* Present Continuous.
* Present Simple/Present Continuous.
* Past Simple
* Present Perfect (Simple & Continuous)
* Past Continuous.
* Past Simple/Past Continuous
* Past Perfect (Simple & Continuous)
* Past tenses
* Future Tenses

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15
15
16

ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS

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CONDITIONAL SENTENCES
(and Time Clauses)

22

RELATIVE CLAUSES .. 24
The Passive Voice ..

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Modals and Semi-Modals..

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REPORTED SPEECH (Introduction).. 30

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TENSES
* Present Simple
Exercise 1: Choose one verb from the list below to complete each sentence. Put it into the
correct form.
have
be
change
take
drive
score
begin
1. They always _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. the bus to work.
2. Nowadays there _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ more cars on the roads than ever before.
3. The managers of the company_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ regularly.
4. Every year the weather_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in November.
5. Alan _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a tractor on the farm.
6. "Magic Johnson _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ three points in the last second!"
7. The show _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ at 8.30 p.m.
8. The United States of America_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 50 states.

Exercise 2: Fill in the blanks with the Present Simple form of the verbs in brackets.
1. She never _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (visit) us on Sundays.
2. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you / always travel) to work by train?
3. The moon _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (revolve) around the earth.
4. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (he / phone) you every week?
5. Every winter, my family _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (go) to Chamonix for a week.
6. The plane_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not leave) until midnight.
7. Water _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not boil) at 90 centigrade.
8. Sheila_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (practise) the piano twice a day
9. I've got a joke for her: There_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (be) this tall
man. He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(go) into a caf and .
10. The school year usually _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(begin) on September lst.

Exercise 3: Write sentences using the words given below in the correct order. Make any
necessary changes.
1. they / at night / not travel / long distances / usually
2.. at night / seldom / go out / they
3. Sometimes / forget / you / to lock the door?
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 2

4. eat / my neighbours / meat / never


5. on time / be / in the morning / we / generally
6. problems / discuss / he / often / with me
7. shop / usually / she / at the shopping centre?
8. any more / never / I / abroad / go

Exercise 4: Underline the verbs in each sentence and complete the questions.
1. She drinks milk every day.
What _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ she drink every day?
2. We eat breakfast at 7.00 a.m.
What time _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ breakfast each morning?
3. Don gets up early because he starts work early.
Why _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
4. The children play in the garden every afternoon.
Who _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
5. David sells 500 newspapers a day.
How many _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.?
6. The bus stops on Oxford Street.
Where _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
7. She shops in the city once a month.
How often _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
8. My little brother always laughs when he watches AIf on TV.
Who_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
9. My father listens to the news every evening.
How often_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
10. The trains stop at King's Cross Station.
Where _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Exercise 5: Anna wants to take driving lessons. Fill in her mother's questions.
Anna: Mum, I want to take driving lessons.
Mot_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Anna: Because I am 17 years old.
Mother: (2) _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Anna: Yes, I have money to pay for the lessons.
Mother: (3) _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Anna: Yes, other students take lessons after school.
Mother: (4) _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
Anna: They do their homework at night.
Mother: (5) _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
Anna: They drive the family car.
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 3

Exercise 6: Ask Wh-questions about the underlined words in each sentence.


1. The TV series about the Beaties begins in a few days.
When does the TV series about the Beatles begin.?
2. She hurries to the office every morning.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
3. The Thompsons travel to Nice every spring.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
4. Dan seldom listens to the radio.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
5. At 1 0.00 a.m. we always take a break.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
6. The train to Lyons leaves in five minutes.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
7. Jane and Claire write to each other regularly.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
8. I often do my homework in my room.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?

* Present Continuous
Exercise 7: Fill in the blanks with the Present Continuous form of the verbs in brackets.
1. Rita _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(rest) on the sofa. She's tired.
2. Rodney _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (write) another report.
3. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (the Johnsons / go) to ltaly this year?
4. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (she / come) home late tonight?
5. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (it / snow) now?
6. Dave _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (always lend) money to his friends.
7. We _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ (not enjoy) this concert, so let's go home.
8. Tina _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (sew) a dress for herself.
9. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ (you / do) anything at the moment?
10. Miss Taylor _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (take) the class today.

Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 4

Exercise 8: Ask Wh'questions about the underlined words in each sentence.


1. The train is arriving in ten minutes.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
2. Shirley is always breaking her classes.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
3. The pupils are taking the English test right now.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
4. The shop is closing early today because of the holiday.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
5. Ellen and Sheila are working on their project.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
6. James is planning to go to Barcelona.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
7. Mrs Lee is learning to drive a bus.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
8. My little sister is starting school in the autumn.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?

* Present Simple/ Present Continuous


Exercise 9: Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1. She_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (prefer) her coffee without sugar.
2. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (have) a shower now. Please answer the phone!
3. What _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (this word / mean)?
4. Sarah _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (see) the dentist at four o'clock on Wednesday.
5. How many rooms _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (this house / have)?
6. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (think) of selling their house.
7. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not believe) how much this jacket_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(cost)!
8. The doctor says that he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ (doubt) that you will need to take medicine.

Exercise 10: Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Note that in some
sentences you may be able to use both Present Simple and Present Continuous.
1. How many brothers and sisters _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(have)?
2. Hold on a second, Mary. I want to turn off the gas; the water_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __(boil) over.
3. Now I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (realise) that I made a mistake.
4. Elephants _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (live) to be about as old as humans.
5. Our English teacher _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not believe) in giving tests, only projects.
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 5

6. He __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (live) in town now, but he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (move) to the country soon.


7. Dan won't be in the office next Tuesday; he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(take) the day off.
8. My boss_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (always complain) about the amount of talking in the office.
9. How _ __ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (you / feel) about your new school?
10. I can tell by the look on your face that you_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (think) about Jill right now
11. Speak up! She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not hear) very well.
12. Mrs Jones, your son is a clever boy but he_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(always talk) in class.
13. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __(think) you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (be) wrong. She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(spell)
her name with a "C", not with a "K".
14. I'm not sure about the trip. It_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (depend) on the weather.
15. Jenny and her grandmother are very close. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (phone) one
another at least once a day.

Exercise 11: Fill in the blanks with time expressions from the list. Some time expressions can fit
in more than one sentence, but make sure that you use each time expression only once.
all year around / from now on / today / at 4.00 p.m./ on Wednesday / in the late afternoon /
tomorrow / at the moment / next Monday / whenever she has the car / every summer / right
now / when the season changes
1. She's having a bath and she can't come to the phone right now
2. Gina starts to sneeze _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
3. I enjoy going for walks _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
4. She goes for a drive _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
5. In this country, we usually have apples _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
6. You're going to the dentist _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
7. The electrician is coming to fix the plug _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ so you'll have to wait until he comes
8. She's feeling happier _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ than she did yesterday.
9. Joanna is resting _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ but I'm sure she'll get up soon.
10. He's going to swim 20 lengths a day_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
11. Juan and I are starting to do our project _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
12. People from all over the world visit Greece _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Exercise 12: Complete the following sentences. They contrast the Present Simple and Present
Continuous.
1. My dog hardly ever barks. It's barking right now. That's funny.
2. Are you going out for lunch today? Yes_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ once a week.
3. Are you lying to me? Of course not! I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ never
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 6

4. She's an excellent cook. She always makes the most delicious meals.
I know! She_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a cheese souffl right now.
5. Does your brother watch TV? Yes, in fact_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ right now.
6. Is Mary drinking beer? I can't believe my eyes. Yes, in fact __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a week.
7. Is Andrew always making a mess? Oh yes_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ all the time.
8. I don't often disturb you, do I? Well. _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ right in the middle of my
favourite programme.
9. I'm watching the sunset now. Isn't it beautiful?
Yes, it is. I_ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. every evening.
10. Do you read books in English?
Yes, in fact I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. a novel by Jeff Archer right now.
Exercise 13: Translate the sentences below into your native language.
1. I listen to the radio every night.
2. Many houses have red roofs.
3. Do you enjoy picnics in the summer?
4. She isn't an actress.
5. The buses never come on time.
6. How much do you weigh?
7. We seldom bake our own bread.
8. Mr. Carlson's your father, isn't he?

* Past Simple
Exercise 14: Fill in the blanks with a time expression from the list below. Some time
expressions can fit more than one sentence
in 1789 / long ago / two minutes ago / last year / when /while
1. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _she was 11 years old. Now she's 12.
2. The French Revolution took place_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 7

3. He played the trumpet_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ he was younger.


4. Brian, your sister called_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .Please call her back.
5. _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _people made fire by rubbing two sticks together.
6. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ it was snowing, we stayed inside and drank hot chocolate.
7. The accident occurred_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.Now there's a huge traffic jam.
8. Andy stopped studying French_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .He said he was too busy.

Exercise 15: Fill in the blanks with the Past Simple form of the verbs in brackets.
1. Because Jerry_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not hurry) to the bus-stop, he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(miss) the bus.
2. When you _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ (be) in France, _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you / drive)
from place to place or _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you / take) the train?
3. Pamela _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ (dive) into the pool and _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (rescue) the child.
4. Last night Ian _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (dream) about flying.
5. Joe was so hungry that he_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (eat) four plates of food.
6. The children _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (make) such a mess that their mother _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(be)
very angry.
7. He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not copy) the information into his notebook.
8. He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (wear) his new suit to the conference.
9. The Bensons _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (fly) to Rome last night.
10. _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (Brian / take) a picture of a camel?
11. Alan _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(not put) the clothes in the washing-machine.
12. Karen _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (choose) the green dress, not the yellow one.
13. Last month, Mrs Silver _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(sell) her house and _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (buy)
a new one.
14. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (John / win) a medal in the athletics competition?
15. The Titanic _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (sink) after hitting an iceberg in 1912.

Exercise 16: Fill in the blanks with the Past Simple form (positive or negative) of the verbs in
brackets. Make sure your sentences make sense. There may be more than one correct answer.
1. I left work at nine, but Joe didnt leave until after ten. (leave)
2. I _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. the Italian film last night, but I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
the Dutch one. (understand)
3. Ian_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _to go to London, but her friend _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _to
go there. (want)
4. Marilyn _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the concert last night, but Alan _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ it at
all. (enjoy)
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 8

5. When Tina was younger, she_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a lot of tennis, but she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ any
hockey. (play)
6. Lynn _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Jack a present yesterday, but
she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Ronnie one. (give)
7. When she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to the bakery last night,
she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ some buns, but she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ any
cakes. (go, buy)
8. The noise _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Brian, but it _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ Jimmy. (frighten)
9. Emma _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to do her project again, but
Rita_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to. (have)
10. Dave _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ his leg when he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ down
the stairs three weeks ago; he_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. his arm. (break, fall)

Exercise 17: Answer the questions as in the example


1. Did Joan get Tom's message? (write)
Yes, she did. he wrote him a note.
2. Did Jason and Gail send the present by post? (take)
No, they didnt . They took it themselves
3. Did Dora understand yesterday's homework? (do)
4. Did everyone remember Eric's birthday? (forget)
5. Did she have enough money? (borrow)
6. Did Eve have any visitors? (come)
7. Did Alan stay home from work? (catch a cold)
8. Did she read the article? (read last night)
9. Did he buy the supplies for the trip? (forget)
10. Did he go down the hill? (go outside)
11. Do you know my friend Ben? (meet)
12. Did his girlfriend bring any refreshments? (buy)
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 9

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Exercise 18: Change the following sentences into Yes / No questions.


1. Andy had a birthday party last week
Did Andy have a birthday party last week?
2. Rachel lost her camera while she was on holiday last week
3. The baby cried all night.
4. The criminal escaped from the police
5. The workers went on strike for more money.
6. Alan and Joe went to Greece last summer
7. Princess Diana spoke on TV last night.
8. Marie used to live in Paris.

Exercise 19: Write Wh-questions in the Past Simple using the words given below
1. Why/Colin/leave/his job
Why did Colin leave his job?
2. Where / you / go / for your holiday /?
3. What / the teacher / say / to you /?
4. Who / eat / all the cake /?
5. Whose coat / you / borrow /?
6. When / you / first meet / Jack / ?
7. Which film / you / like / best / ?
8. Why / you / take / my atlas / ?
9. When / Mr and Mrs Ames / come / to live here / ?
10. How / you / know / what to do / ?
Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 10

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Exercise 20: Jack is asking Jill about a film. Fill in Jack's questions.
Jack: (1) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Jill: Yes, I saw the new film last night.
Jack: (2) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ?
Jill: I went with Martha and Betty.
Jack: (3) __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Jill: It was showing at the "Rio" Cinema.
Jack: (4) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
Jill: We got there by bus.
Jack: (5) _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.?
Jill: Yes, it was a wonderful film.

* Present Perfect (Simple & Continuous)


Exercise 21: Fill in the blanks with the Present Perfect Simple form of the verbs in brackets.
1. We _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (know) each other for five years.
2. Where _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ (you, be)? I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _. (be) very worried about you.
3. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (write) him several letters since September.
4. He_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not write) his speech yet.
5. He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (ride) on a donkey three times before.
6. The municipality_ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __(not announce) how many schools it plans to build
7. Jenny _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (buy) a new car already.
8 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you, tell) your teacher what you read?

Exercise 22: Write questions in the Present Perfect Simple using the words given below. Then
answer the questions truthfully.
1. you / visit / the Canary lslands?
2. you / read / entire Bible?
3. you / drive car?
4. your parents / buy you / computer?
5. you / be / skiing holiday / this year?
6. you / start / new hobby / lately?

Actividades de Recuperacin de 1Bachillerato, pg. 11

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Exercise 23: Fill in the blanks with FOR or SINCE.


1. It's been ages he travelled abroad.
2. I haven't received any letters _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ over a week.
3. Has she asked for a new desk_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ she started working there?
4. Sheila has visited James in Rome three times _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _he moved there.
5. Where have you been? I've been here _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ over 20 minutes
6. lan hasn't been to a concert _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ages.
7. She has taught at the same school _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _she began teaching.
8. He's had his cat _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. it was a kitten.
9. Margaret hasn't been to London _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _1994.
10. Mr Smith has worked in this office _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ over four years.

Exercise 24: Fill in the blanks with EVER, NEVER, RECENTLY, ALWAYS or OFTEN.
1. She has disappointed me. She is so responsable!
2. John and Tina have got married _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .I must send them a wedding present.
3. Has she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ considered moving to the city?
4. I have _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _had good service at this bank. That's why I don't have an account here
5. John has _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ disliked love stories. They bore him.
6. I have_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ bought a dog. I feel much safer now.
7. We have _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ seen him so happy. He's dancing with joy!
8. They have _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. met her at the museum. She loves art.

Exercise 25: Fill in the blanks with YET, ALREADY or JUST.


1. My five-year-old son hasn't learned to tell the time . .
2. Anna has _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. phoned to tell us that she'll be late.
3. He's _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. been to visit Grandma. He went two days ago.
4. John hasn't arrived home_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. .His wife is waiting for him.
5. Be quiet! My parents have _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. put the baby to sleep.

* Past Continuous
Exercise 26: Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1. Ruth _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (drive) when I saw her last night.
2. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (do) my homework when you phoned.
3. Dad _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not read). He was washing the car.
4. Linda wasn't working when I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (come) to visit.
5. She was talking on the phone. She_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(not study).
6. Tom_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not sleep) when I got home.

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Exercise 27. Fill in the blanks with the Past Continuous form of the verbs in brackets. Use one
negative form in each sentence. There may be more than one correct answer.
1. At 8.30 last night, I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(read); I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (write) a letter.
2. All last week, Tom _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (decorate) his house; he_ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (work)
in his garden.
3. Yesterday morning, the children _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (play) on the
beach, but they _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (swim) in the sea.
4. We _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (try) to be helpful last night; we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (must be) polite
5. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (use) my computer this afternoon, because my friends and I _ _ _ _ _
_ (shop) at the shopping centre.

Exercise 28 Write a Yes / No question for each sentence.


1. I was walking my dog.
Were you walking your dog?
2. The waiter was bringing our coffee.
3. The barber was cutting my hair.
4. The taxi was stopping for us.
5. All of the children were wearing white socks

* Past Simple / Past Continuous


Exercise 29. Past Simple >< Past Continuous .Choose the correct answer.
1. When we_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to the mountains, we stayed with my grandparents.
a. Were going
b. went
c. go
2. Barbara _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to school, when she fell and broke her arm.
a. went
b. goes
c. was going
3. The runner _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ his leg when he fell down.
a. broke
b. break
c. was breaking
4. When Dave _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ the explosion, he screamed.
a. was seeing
b. saw
c. see
5. When we were there, we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ at the youth hostel.
a.weren't staying
b. wasn't staying
c. didn't stay
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6. Last week, we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ down lo Barcelona.


a. drove
b. were driving
c. was driving
7. While we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. the film on TV, the phone rang.
a. were watching
b. watched
c. were watched
8.Last year, we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ to the Canary lslands.
a. was flying b. flew
c. were flying
9. The diver hit a rock while he_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in the sea.
a. swam
b. was swimming
c. swims
10. She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ her homework all afternoon.
a. didn't do
b. was doing c. did

Exercise 30 Fill in the blanks with the Past Simple or Past Continuous form of the verbs in
brackets. There may be more than one correct answer.
1. When the dog_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (hear) the burglars, it_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (bark).
2. I _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (sleep) when the fire _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (break out).
3. All the children _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (shout) when the headmaster _ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ (come) in.
4. Jack and Tina _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ (play) outside when it_ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(start) to snow.
5. Why _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you / not pay attention) while I_ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (talk)?
6. Who _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ (sing) so loudly while we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (try) to sleep?
7. It _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _(rain) when we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (arrive) at the station
8. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (write) a composition at the same time as my sister _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(play) tennis.
9. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (see) a good play while they_ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ (stay) in New York.
10. Yesterday, while I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (rest), someone_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(ring) the doorbell.
11. We __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ (have) such a good time that we_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ (not want)
to go home.
12.- While Julian_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (practise) the cello, his brother _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (fix) his car.

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* Past Perfect (Simple & Continuous)


Exercise 31 Fill in the blanks with the Past Perfect Simple form of the verbs in brackets.
1. Tom_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (run) the business alone for years before he took a partner.
2. After he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (write) the cheque, he cashed it.
3. His bicycle was no longer in the shed. Burglars _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _(steal) it.
4. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (she / not moved) by the time she got married?
5. Mary was a wealthy woman. She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (inherit) everything from her parents.
6. After the pianist _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (play) in London, he went to Paris for a holiday.
7. Because he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not book) a ticket, he couldn't see the play.
8. By the time he phoned us, we_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (sold) the car.
9. He was able to travel when he_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ (save) enough money.
10. The building was destroyed. It _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (burn) down.
Exercise 32 Fill in the blanks with the Past Perfect Simple or Past Perfect Continuous form of
the verbs in brackets.
1.- I am so tired now, because I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(run) today
2.- She told me his boyfriends name after he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(leave)
3.- Juan began to study after he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(sleep) all morning
4.- When we got to the restaurant, we found that nobody _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (remember) to reserve
a table
5.- Someone _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___(use) my bicycle. The chain s fallen off.

* Past tenses
Exercise 33 Fill in the blanks with the Past Simple, Past Continuous, Past Perfect Simple or
Past Perfect Continuous form of the verbs in brackets.
1. He_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (phone) me after he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (left).
2. John _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not, know) what to do: someone _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (lock) the door
and he had no key.
3. . While Maggie _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (skate), she fell and broke her leg.
4. After he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___(write) the cheque, he cashed it.
5. When I last _______________(see) Paul, he was trying to find a job.

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* Future tenses
Exercise 34 Fill in the blanks with the Future Simple form of the verbs in brackets.
1. If you go out without a jacket, you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (catch) cold.
2. "Where shall we meet?"
"I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (meet) you in the park"
3. If the weather is still hot next week, we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (go) to the mountains.
4. The phone's ringing. I_ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (answer) it.
5. What a mess! _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (you help) me clean it up?
6. "How do you plan to get to the station?"
"Our son_ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ (take) us."
7. I can't stand him. I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not invite) him to my party.

Exercise 35 Fill in the blanks with the positive or negative form of WILL.
1. We WILL have the party on Saturday night.
We WONT have it on Friday night. (have)
2. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. England next summer.
They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. France. (visit)
3. I think our team _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. .
I'm sure the other team _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. .(win)
4. OK, I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. the blue one.
I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. the black one. (buy)
5. I _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. you before I go.
I _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. anyone else. (phone)

Exercise 36 Write questions with will using the words given below.
1. who / be / next president ?
Who will be the next president?
2. you / be here / when / get back?
3. who / help you / with / maths homework tonight?
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4. when / your parents / be back / work?


5. why / children / not listen to me / when I speak?

Exercise 37 Write sentences with BE GOING TO using the words given below.
1. my parents / look after / baby / tomorrow night
2. look / clouds! / it / rain / soon
3. she / have baby / June
4. I / not work / this evening
5. we / travel / USA / this summer
6. not worry! / they / not be angry / you

Exercise 38 Write questions about the underlined words in each answer below.
1. When are the new neighbours going to move in?
The new neighbours are going to move in next week.
2. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
Janet is going to teach me how to play the new computer game.
3. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
We are going to have fish and chips for supper tonight.
4. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
I dont know yet where we are going to spend the summer.
5. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
I'm going to spend the money I got for my birthday on new clothes.
6. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Bob and I are going to do the shopping for the party.
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Exercise 39 Fill in the blanks with the Future Continuous form of the verbs in brackets.
1. Why don't we meet for lunch tomorrow?
I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (shop) in town all morning.
2. What __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(you / do) if I visit you at six o'clock this evening?
3. I broke my leg. I _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not walk) on it for a few weeks.
4. "How can I get hold of her?"
"She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (stay) at the Park Lane Hotel tonight."
5. How boring my life is! This time next month I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ (do) exactly the
same things as I am doing now.
6. Don't write to this address yet. I (not move) in until next month.
7. Don't come over until four o'ciock. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (attend) a
lecture between noon and haIf past three.
8. _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you / play) in the basketball game tonight?

Exercise 40 Choose the correct answer.


1. He _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. all day Saturday, so don't call him then.
a. will be studying b. will study
2. May I borrow your camera tomorrow morning or_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _?
a. will you use it
b. will you be using it
3. Don't leave your crayons on the floor. The baby_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ them in his mouth.
a. will be putting
b. will put
4. "Oh no! I've dropped ketchup on the carpet!"
"I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. you clean it up!"
a. will help
b. will be helping
5. Don't phone between seven and eight tonight. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ my favourite
programme.
a. will watch
b. will be watching

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Exercise 41 Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Use the Present
Simple and Continuous, WILL, BE GOING TO
1. Sheila:_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (you / go) to the concert tonight?
Karen: I don't know. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (try) and buy tickets this afternoon.
2. Tina: The phone_ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (ring)!
Betty: I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (get) it. It's Lisa.
Tina: Tell her I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (be) angry and I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ (not speak)
to her again.
3. James is in hospital with a broken leg and some of us _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (visit) him
tonight. Tina and Terry _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (probably go) to see him tomorrow.
If he_ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (come) home this weekend, we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (throw)
a big party for him.

Exercise 42 Translate the sentences below into your native language.


1. We will go to Michael Jackson's concert next March.
2. How many people are you going to invite?
3. When does the bus usually come?
4. You won't cheat in the test, will you?
5. I am going to give you some advice.
6. Next Sunday we'll be visiting our friends in Majorca.
7. Are you going to be working at the weekend too?
8. He won't be at home when we come tonight.

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ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS


Exercise 43 Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the adjectives in brackets. There may be
more than one correct answer.
1. Today's soup tastes much_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. than yesterday's. (good)
2. The way to school seems __ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ when I take the bus than when I
ride my bike. (far)
3. England is not _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ than the USA. (big)
4. Trains are generally _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ than buses. (fast)
5. I'm sorry. I don't have _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ time to help you now as I used to. (much)
6. I have _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ money this month than I did last month. (little)
7. My graduation day was one of the _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ days of my iife. (happy)
8. This car is _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in my part of town than in yours because people
here can't afford it. (common)
9. That's the _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ car I've ever seen. (old)
10. David is not __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ as his sister. (tall)
11. Your bike is in _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ condition than mine. (good)
12. That is probably the__ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ painting of a tiger I've ever seen. (fine)
13. There were _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ people at the party than I expected. (few)
14. Flights to England are _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ than flights to America from this airport. (frequent)
15. That was the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ meal I have ever eaten. (bad)
16. Southern Spain is one of the ________________(hot) places in Europe
17. This museum is not _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _than the one we saw in
(interesting)

Madrid.

18. The new student is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ at maths than many of the other


students in his class. (clever)
19. It is __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _living in the city centre than it is in the suburbs.
(noisy)
20. The _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (soon) we do it, the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .(good)

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CONDITIONAL SENTENCES
(and Time Clauses)
Exercise 44 First Conditionals/Type 1:Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in
brackets.
1. If you drink lemon tea, your sore throat_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (feel) better.
2. If he _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not study) hard, he won't pass the exam.
3. If the baby __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (touch) the heater, she will burn herself.
4. The theatre will be full if we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not get) there soon.
5. Unless we_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(find) a baby-sitter, we'll have to stay at home.
6. If you eat too much, you_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (put) on weight.
7. If she _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not want) to arrive late, she will have to hurry.
8. I won't go out if it _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not stop) snowing.

Exercise 45 Underline the time words in the following sentences and fill in the blanks with the
correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1. As soon as I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (have) enough money, I (buy) a new car.
2. We _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (go) out whenever you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (be) ready.
3. _ _ _ _ _ you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (phone) me as soon as you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (hear) something?
4. We _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not go) out till it _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (stop) raining.
5. _ _ _ _ _ you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (need) a lift after the lecture _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (be) over?
6. _ _ _ _ _ you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (tell) me what to do before you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (go)?
7. When we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(arrive) at the airport, our parents _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (meet) us.
8. We _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _(tell) them the news the moment they _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (arrive).
9. By the time Dad _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (get) home, it _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (be)
too late to go out for a meal.
10 . _ _ _ _ _ you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (bring) me some sweets when you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (go)
to the supermarket?

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Exercise 46. Second Conditionals/Type 2: Make complete sentences by matching items from
A and B.
If I werent so busy
Id think you were joking
If I were you,

If I spent some time in England

If I didnt know your better

I wouldnt talk to her that way

If he didnt have so much money,

would you still marry him?

I could speak better English

if they went to the mountains

They would have a wonderful


holiday

Id go out more often

Exercise 47 Fill in the blanks with the Second Conditionals/Type 2.


1. If Helen _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (be) a better swimmer, she (swim) in the national
competitions.
2. If I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.(be) very tall, I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (become) a basketball player
3. I_ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not do) that if I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (be) you!

Exercise 48 Third Consitionals/Type 3: Fill in the blanks using the third conditional with the
correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1. If it had not snowed so heavily yesterday, I _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(go) for a walk.
2. If we __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(not see) the news last night, we wouldn't have known about the strike.
3. If the lifeguard _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (arrive) sooner, he would have saved the boy's life.
4. If Ellen had gone to the theatre with us, she _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not enjoy) the play we saw.
5. If AIfred hadn't picked the flowers yesterday, the bee _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not sting) him and
he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (not have) to go lo hospital.
6. If we had gone by plane, we

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (get) there sooner.

7. If Martin _ _ _ __ _ _ _ (not help) me prepare the report, I wouldn't have got a raise in salary.
8. You _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. (feel) better if you had apologised to her last night.

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Exercise 49 Choose the correct answer.


1. If I knew how to relax, I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. a happier person.
a. am
b. would be
c. will be
2. If Julian had _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. me a lie, I would have been very angry.
a. told
b. tells
c. tell
3. If you take Henry's advice, you'll_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in trouble.
a. been
b. being
c. be
4. If you had taken my advice, you_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. have been in trouble.
a. shouidn't b. wouldn't
c. couldn't
5. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. me some biscuits if you go lo the bakery.
a. Got
b. Get
c. Have got
6. No one would have_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. the story if Dan hadn't revealed it.
a. know
b. knew
c. known
7. If John_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ more careful, he wouldn't get so many traffic fines.
a. will be
b. were
c. had been
8. If I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. early, will you be ready?
a. be
b. am
c. will be
9. If George _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, tell him Ill be back in an hour.
a. will
b. phone
c. phones

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RELATIVE CLAUSES
Exercise 50 Defining Relative Clauses: Underline the relative clauses in the following
sentences and circie the nouns they describe.
1. I didn't enjoy the film that you saw last night
2. The city that I live in is very modern.
3. Is this the shirt that was missing from your suitcase?
4. The man who lives next door is 100 years old.
5. Where is the magazine that Jim bought yesterday?
6. The old woman who lived below us died last night.
7. This is the woman who wants to buy our car.
8. The clerk who helped me was very polite.
9. We haven't thanked the girl who found our cat.
10. This is the restaurant which was recommended to me.

Exercise 51 Defining Relative Clauses:Fill in the blanks with WHO, WHOM, WHICH or
THAT. There may be more than one correct answer.
1. The test for_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ you are studying will be easy.
2. The bed on_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. he was lying collapsed.
3. The man for_ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I am knitting this scarf is an uncle of mine.
4. The boy to _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. I sent a note is smiling at me.
5. Here is the magazine _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. you have been looking for.
6. The director_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Jean works for is very demanding.
7. The person to_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. I spoke yesterday was very rude.
8. The painting_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. you are looking at is an original Cizanne.
9. The girl _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. you are going out with is very attractive.
10. The photo _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. you are holding was taken by my sister.

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Exercise 52 Defining Relative Clauses: Fill in the blanks with WHO, WHICH, WHERE,
THAT, WHEN or WHOSE. There may be more than one correct answer.
1. What is the address of the woman _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ dog bit ours?
2. We live in a city _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ new restaurants open every day.
3. What do you know about that woman _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ son won the lottery?
4. Where are the children_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ promised to wash our car?
5. Joe will never forget the day _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ he first got his driving licence.
6. The cat _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ received the gold medal at the cat show was very well trained.
7. This is the place _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I hurt myseIf last week.
8. That is the book _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I ordered from the publishers.
9. The bag _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Julia bought yesterday was not expensive.
10. My boss has a friend_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ speaks Mandarin fluently.
Exercise 53 Defining Relative Clauses Fill in the blanks with the correct relative pronouns or
adverbs. There may be more than one correct answer.
1. Toledo is the city _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I was born.
2. Where is the sweater_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I put on my bed?
3. ls this-the man_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ car you hit?
4. The actress_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ starred in that film now wants to become a singer.
5. The film in _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ she starred was a drama.
6. Do you remember the day

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ we met?

7. This is the scientist _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _told you about.


8. The building, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ was destroyed in the earthquake, was very old.
9. That is the city _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _a new shopping centre is being built.
10. We visited a village _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _was on a hill

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Exercise 54 Non-defining Relative Clauses: Combine the following sentences using the
relative pronouns WHO, WHOM WHOSE, WHICH. Make any necessary changes.
1. Johns father, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is a very good friend of mine, has come to see me
2. Paul Walker, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _you know very well, is my neighbour.
3. Ann, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ children I met last summer, told me the truth
4. My new car, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ you saw yersterday ,is white
5. Mr. John Brown, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ you are looking for, is my father-in-law

Exercise 55 Combine the following sentences using the relative pronouns WHO, WHOM
WHOSE, WHICH or THAT. Make any necessary changes.
1. Jessica has a coin collection. it contains many rare things.
Jessica has a coin collection which/that contains many rare coins
2. Mary spent the money. lt belonged to her sister.
3. The pen is on the desk. it is blue.
4. This is the new president. We all voted for him.
5. Bill Gates is a millionarie. He was the founder of Microsoft.
6. I met a Finnish tourist. He iives in Helsinki.
7. I know the man. He is going to marry my friend.
8. John bought a new CD player. It was made in Korea.
9. The palace stands outside the town. It was built 200 years ago.
10. Foreign visitors often find that English weather is not so bad as they had supposed. They
often associate English weather with fog and rain.
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THE PASSIVE VOICE


Exercise 56 Write A (active) or P (passive) next to each sentence.
1. Nadia Comaneci has won several Olympic medals
2. The plane crashed over the Himalayas.

3. The opera La Traviata was written by Verdi.


4. Coffee is grown in South America.

5. The town was destroyed by the flood

6. Dynamite was invented by AIfred Nobel. .


7. John was born in London. .
8. An earthquake shook Mexico City.

9. They finished painting the building last month. .


10. She knitted herself a long red scarf

Exercise 57 Fill in the blanks with the correct passive form of the verbs in brackets
1. Right now, money _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (collect) to help the poor. (Present Continuous)
2. While he _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ (chase) by the Police, the body _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.(find).
(Past Continuous, Past Simple)
3. Her new book _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (publish) soon.

(be going to)

4. The babies _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ (have to / feed) now. Do notdisturb them.

(semi-modal)

5. She __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (consider) to be the country's best singer. (Present Simple)


6. Our car _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (can / use) yesterday because the engine _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
(repair) all day.
(modal, Past Continuous)
7. I wonder which candidate _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _. (elect) prime minister. (Future
Simple)
8. Fresh sandwiches _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ (sell) in my office every day. (Present Simple)
9. He_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (think) to be a very talented artist. (Present Simple)
10 Jim didn't go to the party because he_ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (not, invite).

(Past Simple)

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Exercise 58 Translate the sentences below into your native language.


1. This house was built before the Second World War.
2. Jean is always given lots of presents for her birthday.
3. The manual for this machine must be written very clearly.
4. She was paid a lot of money for this project.
5. They are going to be punished for their behaviour.
6. There's an old saying in English: "Children should be seen and not heard."
7. Was this watch made in Switzerland?

Exercise 59 Write the following sentences in the passive if possible. Mark the sentences that
have no passive form with X
1. They first developed the polio vaccine in the 1950s.
2. To record, you must press the red button and the black button at the same time.
3. You should make the sandwiches just before we leave.
4. Shakespeare died in 1616.
5. The crew will bury the sailor at sea.
6. People are sending blankets and clothes to the flood victims.
7. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876.
8. The technicians were repairing my fax machine when I arrived.
9. Toyota sells cars in many countries.
10. The visitors reached New Jersey in the evening.
11. Betty lives in Buenos Aires in Argentina.
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12. They add sugar to fruit in order to make jam.

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MODALS & SEMI-MODALS


Exercise 60 Choose the most appropriate modal.
1. My son _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _be home by now. Where can he be?
a. have to
b. would
c.should
d. could
2. I think your thumb is broken. You _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ go to the emergency room.
a. might
b. could c. ought to
d. can
3.If you are interested in losing weight, you _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ try this new diet.
a. could
b. mustn't
c. had to
d. have got to

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4. Johnnie's fallen down the stairs! _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ I call an ambulance?


a. Should
b. Can
c. May
d. Ought
5.You _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _come too early. We won't leave until nine o'ciock.
a. has to
b. mustc. needn't
d. can't
6. The train was badly damaged in the crash, but the passengers _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
_get out through a broken window.
a. can
b. had to
c. ought to d. were able to
7. Children _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _be accompanied by an adult at the zoo.
a. ought
b. must
c. would
d. mustn't
8. You _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ talk during tests. It's forbidden.
a. don't have to
b. mustn't
c. couldn't d. ought to
9. I can feel the heat. We _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _be near the fire.
a. can
b. would
c. must d. have to
10. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _hear him because he was whispering.
a. wouldn't
b. mustn't
c. shouldn't d. couldn't
11. You've never heard of the Beatles! You _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _be serious!
a. must
b. had to
c. can't d. shouldn't
12. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ you like to have dinner with me tonight?
a. Could
b. May
c. Should

d. Would

13. You _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _let him hear about the party tomorrow. It's a surprise!
a. mustn't
b. wouldn't c. couldn't
d. can't
14. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _speak to the Chief of Police, please?
a. Must I
b. May I
c. Would I
d. Am I able to
15. I crashed into a wall, but luckily I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _force open the car door and
escape.
a. would be able to b. could
c. had to
d. was able to

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REPORTED SPEECH (Introduction)


Exercise 61: Turn these Statements into Reported Speech
1.- "I am busy", he told me.
2.- "She sings quite well", said her father.
3.- "I broke that plate", he told her.
4.- "The teacher will ask you again", they told us.
5.- "You haven't given it to me yet", she told me.
6.- "He won't do that exercise", John said.
7.- "There has been an accident", she said.
8.- "We moved into our new flat last year", your parents told me
9.- "I've a message for your brother", I told Ruth
10.- "I can swim very well", said your uncle

Exercise 62: Turn these Questions into Reported Speech


1.- "How old are you?" James asked me
2.- Frank asked Anne: "Where do you sleep?"
3.- "Did you go to the cinema last weekend?" John asked me
4.- "Will your aunt visit us next month?" Paul asked Tom
Exercise 63: Turn these Commands into Reported Speech
1.- "Go away!!" She told me
2.- "Write me a letter!" Veronica told Tim

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