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COMPLETE THE TEXT WITH THE CORRECT TENSES

A FLIGHT FULL OF SURPRISES


Jane and Andy (wait)..........................................at the airport in Cape Town to catch their
plane back to London. They (be)....................................on honeymoon in South Africa for
four weeks and they (feel)......................................very relaxed and happy. They (not wait)
...............................................long when their flight (announce)................................ over the
tannoy: “Flight BA 207 to London Heathrow (leave).......................................in one hour. Will
passengers please go to Gate 4and wait there to board?”. Andy (hear)..................................
another announcement: “Flight D 234 to New York (delay)...............................................due
to a technical fault. Will passengers please go to Gate 5and wait there for further
information.”
“Oh dear!” said Jane. “I (hope)....................................people (not get)....................................
confused. What (happen)......................................if someone (get)................................on the
wrong flight?”
“(not be)..........................silly,” said Andy. “That’s impossible. This is an international airport.
All boarding cards (check)......................................before anyone (allow)................................. to
board the plane.”
They arrived at Gate 4. Two hours later they still (not board)...................................their
plane.

2. WRITE THE VERBS IN THE CORRECT TENSE


3. CHOOSE THE BEST OPTION

4. REWRITE THE SENTENCES SO THAT THEY HAVE THE SAME MEANING

5. She started drinking too much alcohol two years ago.


- She has

6. I don’t have a computer so I can’t type the essay on English grammar.


- If

7. Despite having been vaccinated she caught the flu.


- Although she

8. “We will arrest them for illegal entry in the country”, the policeman said.
- The policeman said

9. The teacher glued the pieces of the broken toy.


- The pieces

10. It is possible that I finish work earlier than usual today.


-I

11. This is the place. We last had coffee together here.


- This is

12. I love German. Unfortunately, I can’t speak it fluently.


- I wish

13. As he hadn’t behaved himself, his parents got angry with him.
- His parents
14. Everybody must read the instructions first.
- The instructions

5. –ED/-ING ADJECTIVES

1. My nephew was (amusing / amused) by the clown.

2. It’s so (frustrating / frustrated)! No matter how much I study I can’t seem to remember this
vocabulary.

3. This lesson is so (boring / bored)!

4. I’m feeling (depressed / depressing), so I’m going to go home, eat some chocolate, and go to
bed early with a good book.

5. I thought her new idea was absolutely (fascinated / fascinating).

6. This maths problem is so (confusing / confused). Can you help me?

7. The teacher was really (amusing / amused) so the lesson passed quickly.

8. The journey was (exhausting / exhausted)! Twelve hours by bus.

9. The plane began to move in a rather (alarming / alarmed) way.

10. He was (frightening / frightened) when he saw the spider.

11. I was really (embarrassing / embarrassed) when I fell over in the street.

12. That film was so (depressing / depressed)! There was no happy ending for any of the
characters.

13. I’m sorry, I can’t come tonight. I’m completely (exhausting / exhausted).

14. We are going in a helicopter? How (exciting / excited)!

15. Don’t show my baby photos to people, Mum! It’s so (embarrassing / embarrassed)!