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TIEMPOS VERBALES Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1.

Your little brother (cry)............................... See what he wants.

2. I generally (do)...............................my homework alone, but I (study).................................with a friend at the moment. 3. He usually wears sandals but when I last saw him he (wear)............................thick boots. 4. (you lock)..........................the door before you left the house?

5. The football season (not start)...............................in July, it (start)........................... in August. 6. Tomorrow afternoon Im going to play tennis from 3.00 to 4.30. So at 4.00 tomorrow I (play).............................................tennis. 7. Whats the most beautiful country you (ever-visit)................................................?

8. My favourite football team (win).............................a lot of games last season but they (not win)........................................many games so far this season. 9. Be quiet! David (try)................................to understand what the teacher (say)......................... 10. While she(sit)................................in the pub, she (meet)...................................an old friend. 11. I dont think he (phone).....................................before he arrives. 12. You must tell me what you (do)....................................since I last saw you. 13. Mother (cook)...................................some food in the kitchen at present;she always (cook) ................................. in the mornings. 14. He (come)..................................to see me the day after tomorrow. 15. Where (you spend).....................................your holiday last year? 16. (you-be)..................................asleep all the morning? I (ring)...................................the bell for the last twenty minutes. 17. (you-ever-see)........................................a rhinoceros? I (shoot).............................one in Africa last year. 18. Look! A man (run).....................................after the bus. He (want)..................................
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to catch it. 19.I (wait)...................................for her since seven oclock and she (not come).................yet. 20.That clock (stand)......................................there for as long as I can remember. 21. He (go)...........................off the road while he (drive)............................................last night. 22. She (work).......................................so hard this week that she (not have).................... time to go to the hairdresser. 23. (you-see)...................................a good film lately? 24. What time (you-get)....................................up this morning? 25. (you-remember)....................................these sentences next lesson?

MODALS A. Write these sentences using the correct form of CAN, COULD or BE ABLE TO. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. ............................I have a word with you? (she)..................................come to the office tomorrow? I tried to see her, but I ..................................... He (not)......................................work since his illness. After I had tried for a few hours, I ..................................open the door and get out. 6. ........................you help me carry this downstairs? 7. (you).........................contact your parents yesterday? 8. I......................see you next Monday at ten. B. Put the correct form of MUST or HAVE TO in these sentences. 1. The children are happy because they................................do any homework today. 2. You............................get up early tomorrow if you want to catch the bus. 3. ................................you have a visa to come here? 4. It was a very bad accident. You.................................be more careful in future. 5. Hes been ill. He ...............................stay in bed since last month. 6. Ive told the children that they...................................come home before ten on Saturday nights. 7. ..................................(you) do military service in your country when you were young? 8. It was a lovely holiday. We......................................do anything.

C.

Write the second sentence using SHOULD or OUGHT TO and the words given. 1. These windows are dirty. (you/clean them/more often) 2. Peter drives too fast. (he/drive/more carefully) 3. He owes you a lot of money. (you/not lend him/any more) 4. There wont be much food at the party. (we/take something/to eat?) 5. Im not sure what to wear at the wedding. (I/wear/a suit?)

D. Put SHOULD, OUGHT TO, MUST or HAVE TO in the sentences below, using negatives or questions if necessary. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. We...............................go home at twelve because my mother wants the car. They insisted that we.....................................have a meal. There are no trains today, so we.....................................to go by car. I think you.............................tell your parents youre going to be late. Theyll be worried. You..........................never do that again. The manager suggested that we........................................try to find another hotel. You..................................see that film if you get the chance. According to our information, the President .....................................be reelected.

CONDITIONALS A. Write these sentences, putting the verbs in brackets into the correct form and adding ll/will, or d/would if necessary. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. If you give me your phone number, I (call)...................................you. I (drive)..............................to work if I had a car. If I (lose)......................................my job, Id go back to university. If it (rain)..............................tomorrow, well cancel the barbecue. Where would you live if you (can)...................................choose? If the weather (be)..............................good, we often have lunch outside.

7. My mother (worry)..................................about me if I didnt phone her every week. 8. If you finish before 5 oclock, I (come)...............................and pick you up.

B. Write these sentences in full, using the words given. Put the verbs into the correct tense. Example: What / you / do / if / I not / lend / you / the money? What would you have done if I hadnt lent you the money? 1. I / not / marry / him / if / I / know / what / he was like. 2. I / not / hire / a car / if / I / know / how expensive it was. 3. If / we / get / to the cinema earlier / we / not miss / the start of the film. 4. If / I / be born / a year earlier / I / have to do / military service. 5. If / you / ask / me / / / lend / you my car. 6. If / I / go / to university / I/ get / a better job. 7. I / not go out / yesterday / if / you ask / me not to. 8. I / can/ give you / a lift / if / my car / not break down. C. Write these sentences, putting the verbs into the correct tense. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. If youd stayed at home, there (not be)..............................................any trouble. What would you do if he (resign)........................................tomorrow? Ill do it if he (ask).....................................me. If we offered him more money, (he stay)..........................................here? Its a pity John didnt come to the football. He (like)..........................................it. I wouldnt have been so upset if Judy (write).............................................to me earlier. 7. Im going to scream if you (not stop).......................................playing the guitar. 8. We would have missed the train if we (be).......................................two minutes later. PASSIVE A. Rewrite these sentences, putting the verbs in the passive. Keep them in the same tense, and remove THEY, WE, SOMEONE, etc. 1. We clean the garages every day. 2. Someone has given him a lot of money. 3. The police arrested two hundred people.
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4. We check every car engine thoroughly. 5. We export this computer to seventy different countries. 6. They have cancelled the meeting. 7. We opened the factory at nine oclock. 8. Someones interviewing Dr Johnson at the moment. 9. You must use this machine after 5.30 p.m. 10. We had warned him the day before not to go too near the canal. 11. They were painting the outside of the ship when the accident happened. 12. You must clean this machine every time you use it. 13. You should keep the flowers in a warm sunny place. 14. Theyre mending your shoes at the moment. 15. Someone will drive your car to Edinburgh on Tuesday. 16. We dont allow smoking in this restaurant. RELATIVOS A. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Join each pair of sentences using WHO, WHICH or WHOSE. He is the man. He painted my house. Whats happened to the money? It was on my desk. The lock has now been repaired. It was broken. Most of the people are very nice. They work in Peters office. They are the couple. Their children were injured in the accident. She is the person. She gives me a lift to work every day. Im the person. My credit cards were stolen. Theyre the people. They offered Sue a job. The car has now been found. It was stolen.

10. What is the name of the boy? He telephoned you. 11. Shes the woman. Her husband teaches at Annies school.
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12. Hes the man. His flat was broken into.

B. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Complete the sentences using WHERE, WHEN or WHY/THAT Did they tell you the reason ........... they wanted you to do that? Whats the name of the restaurant................you had lunch? I can remember a time ..............there was no television. The place..............we spent the weekend was very nice. I dont understand the reason..............he was late. Do you remember the time...............your car broken down on the motorway? Is this the town..............you were born? The hotel...............we stayed was very small. Is there a reason............you dont want to come to the party?

10. I would like to live in a country...............there is plenty of sunshine. Estilo indirecto A) Write these sentences in indirect speech. ( Statements )

1.

I really like this furniture, he said.

2.

We visited her this morning, he said.

3.

Ill phone the office from the airport, she said.

4.

I cant speak any foreign languages, he said to me.

5.

Ill see him next week, Paul told me.


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6.

They were here two months ago, he said.

7.

I am meeting them at four oclock today, she told me.

8.

We bought this house five years ago, they said to me.

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I have just finished my studies, she said.

10. We sold our car yesterday, they said.

B) Write these sentences in indirect speech. ( Questions )

1.

What is your name? he asked the girl.

2.

How old are you? she asked me.

3.

When does the train leave? the woman asked.

4.

How are you? she said.

5.

Who did you see at the meeting last Monday? she asked me.

6.

How did you take my wallet? he asked.

7.

Whats the time? he asked.


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8.

Why wasnt Judy at the party? he asked.

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Where do you live? the boy asked her.

10. Why are you so late? the teacher asked the students.

11. Are you a foreigner? they asked Julia.

12. Are you enjoying yourself? she asked me.

13. Do you like Tom Cruise? she asked Peter.

14. Does your father work here? Mary asked me.

15. Have you met Danny before? he asked them.

16. Do you live near your family? Tom asked Mary.

17. Did you borrow my dictionary? she asked Jim.

18. Did you invite Jim and Tom to the party?, I asked her.

19. Do you know who broke the window?, she asked the boys.

20. Why didnt you telephone last night?, my father asked.


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21. Did you telephone your mother last night?, she asked.

22. Are you seeing John tomorrow?, Peter asked.

23. What are you doing now?, Mary asked me.

24. When does the performance start?, she asked.

25. What time did the film finish?, he asked us.

C) Write these sentences in indirect speech. ( commands, requests and offers) 1. Sit down Mary, he said.

2.

Dont go near the sea, the mother told the children.

3.

Dont be late, Tom, Toms father said.

4.

Be quiet, children, the librarian said.

5.

Have your tickets ready, please, the inspector told us.

6.

Leave your keys on the desk, the receptionist told them.

7.

Open the door, please, my mother told me.

8.

Would you pass my suitcase, please? he asked me.

9.

Could you sit down, please? the teacher told me.

10. Would you take the children to school for me?, Peter asked me.

11. Would you talk more quietly, please?, he asked.

12. Would you like a lift into town?, she asked me.

13. Would you open your books at page 27, please?, the teacher said.

14. Would you like to eat in the hotel or in the restaurant?, she asked me.

15. Will you close the door, please?, he told the boy.

16. Ill pay for the damage, he said.

17. Dont use the phone after eleven oclock, she told the boy.

18. Would you like to stay for lunch?,Mary asked me.

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