English exercices

Grammar. Modal verbs. Linking words. Present. Past. Present perfect. Relative clauses. Future. Present continuous. Indirect speech

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  • Idioma: inglés
  • País: España España
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MODAL VERBS

  • When I was a child I __________ understand adults, and now that I am an adult I __________ children.

  • If I bought a lottery ticket I __________ win &1.000.

  • He sees very badly, he __________wear glasses all the time.

  • We __________ drive faster; we have plenty of time.

  • Notice in a picture gallery: cameras, sticks and umbrellas __________ be left at the desk.

  • Mr Pitt __________ cook his own meals. His wife is away.

  • You ought to buy now; prices __________ go up.

  • You have put too much in your rucksacks; you never __________ carry all that.

  • Father to small son: you __________ do what Mummy says.

  • You __________ ring the bell; I have a key.

  • You __________ drink this it is poison.

  • At five years old he __________ read quite well.

  • He has refused, but he __________ change his mind if you asked him again.

  • LINKING WORDS

  • John has done well in French, but not so well in Maths.

  • I tried to persuade her, I didn't succeed, however.

  • Ann felt ill, but insisted on going to work.

  • Although he was leading the race, Hudson last it.

  • We expected Larry to accept the job, but he didn't.

  • I like first, but I don't like eatching them my self.

  • Ann felt ill, but insisted on going to work.

  • ESTILO INDIRECTO

  • “I'm not going to pay the rent”, Andrew said.

  • “I didn't have anything to do whit it”, James said.

  • The man said, “I'll repair the typewriter for you next Saturday”.

  • The detective pointed out “You robbed the band, diodn0t you”.

  • “Whatever's going to happen to me in the end”, he said.

  • “I'd rather not make up my mind straight away”, he said.

  • “Remember to post these letters on the way to work”, my brother said.

  • “This is the meaning of the word”, the teacher said.

  • “Don't cross the road without looking to the right and left” the mother said.ç

  • CONDICIONALES

  • I've hung out the clothes. It's lovely and sunny; if it (stay) like this they (be) dry in two hours.

  • French is essential in this job. All the telephonists speak it. If they (not know) French they (not understand) half the callers.

  • How did you do in the car rally?

  • We came in last actually; but only because we got lost. If we (not get) lots we (come) in somewhere in the middle. We certainly (not be) last.

  • I wasn't really surprised that we got lost because I knew that the navigator couldn't map-read.

  • But if you (know) that why you (take) him as navigator?

  • This flat would be all right if th people above us (not be) so noisy.

  • A group of spectators, including my self, left the stand just before the end of the game. When we were half way down the stairs a goal was scored and there was a great cheer from the spectators. If there (not be) a goal the crowd (not cheer).

  • If the crowd (not cheer) we (not run) back up the stairs to see what had happened.

  • If we (not run) back we (not crash) into the rest of the spectators on their way down, and there (not be) this frightful accident.

  • If the pain (return) you'd better take another pill.

  • PRESENT, PAST, PRESENT PERFECT: CHECK

  • She paid for her ticked and __________ (leave).

  • I closed the door quietly because he __________ to sleep. (try)

  • How many times __________ since he come to New York? (he call)

  • I __________ about this for some time now. (Know).

  • They __________ television their favourite programme is on at the moment. (watch)

  • I wanted to be the first to tell her the news, but I was too late. Someone __________ her. (already tell)

  • The children are filthy. Where …? (They be).

  • I'm going to bed: I __________ for ours and I'm tired. (Work)

  • I think she's the nicest person I __________ (meet)

  • Mary was dealing the windscreen when she __________ a crack in the glass. (notice)

  • I couldn't open the office door because someone __________ it. (lock)

  • I agree: I __________ you should apologize. (not think).

  • When I phoned her, she __________ her homework. (do)

  • We __________for three-and-a-half hours when John finally arrived. (wait)

  • When I shouted, they __________ off the roof and __________ away (jump / run).

  • RELATIVE CLAUSES

  • Boris Becker is a tennis player. He won the Wimbledon championship when he was eighteen year old.

  • I was reading about the Atacama Desert. It's the driest place in the world.

  • There's that new restaurant. I went there yesterday.

  • Have you met John Smith? His sister can speak fourteen languages.

  • Romeo and Juliet were lovers. Their parents hated each other.

  • “Intrepid Fox” is a bar. Tom usually goes ther for lunch.

  • I was sitting in a chair. It suddenly collapsed.

  • A man answered the phone. He said Tom was out.

  • He introduced me to his students. Most of them were from abroad.

  • We'll have to get across the frontier. This will be difficult.

  • The Smiths were given rooms in the hotel. Their house had been destroyed in the explosion.

  • The lorry crashed into a bus-load of school children. Six of them were slightly injured.

  • They went to an agency. It was Blue skies Agency.

  • The matter was reported to the Chief of Police. He ordered us all to be arrested.

  • ESTILO INDIRECTO

  • “I'm taking my children to the zoo tomorrow”, she said, “to see the baby polar bear”.

  • “All I can hear”, said Ann, “is a high-pitched buzz. I wonder if it's some sort of signal”.

  • “Who has been using my typewriter?” said my mother.

  • “Don't put sticky things in your pockets”, said his mother.

  • “Someone is trying to murder me!”, said Mrs Jones, “Ikeep getting threatening letters”.

  • PASIVA

  • The burglars have cut an enormous hole in the door.

  • They make these artificial flowers of silk.

  • Previous cut steps in the ice.

  • Students are doing a lot of the work.

  • The author has written a special edition for children.

  • Somebody has cleaned my shoes.

  • They rang the church bells.

  • A thief stole my dog two days ago.

  • Someone is serving refreshments.

  • Somebody has slashed the picture with a knife.

  • I've bought a new car.

  • In some districts farmers use pigs to find truffles.

  • FUTUROS

  • The children (make) two hundred Unions Jacks by the end of this week.

  • I (remember) to buy you a present at the fair.

  • We think the weather (clear up) in time for the cricket match.

  • The musicians (come) on here stage in a minute.

  • By tonight they (take) a lot of money for charity at the fair.

  • Football (start) again in the autumn as usual.

  • I (meet) him again tomorrow.

  • The fair (have) a theme: Britain Though The Ages.

  • I feel sure I (win) at cards tonight.

  • This time next week, we (listen) to the Rolling Stones.

  • BE GOING TO - FUTURE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS

  • Jack: I don't want to get married. I never (get) married.

  • Mother: You think that now. But one day you (meet) a girls and you (fall) in love.

  • Where you (meet) Tom?

  • We (meet) at Covent Garden. He (take) me to see “The Magic Flute”.

  • I've seen the film, now I (read) the book. I've just got a copy from the library. (I haven't started the book yet).

  • He (bring) his wife with him? (Has he arranged to bring his wife?).

  • I've been measuring the windows. I (put) in double glazing.

  • There's someone at the door.

  • I (go). But I expect it's someone for you.

  • Why are you rolling up the carpets? You (paint) the ceiling?

  • No, I (take) the carpet to the cleaner's.

  • Take an umbrella. It (rain)

  • Mrs Jones (go) to hospital; she (have) her appendix out.

  • Who (look) after the children?

    Her sister (come) down from Scotland.

  • Where (go) you for your holidays?

  • I (go) to Norway.

    What you (do) there?

    I (fish).

  • Leave a note for them en the table and they (see) when they come in.

  • I'm afraid I'm not quite ready.

  • Never mind. I (wait).

  • I (play) bridge tonight with Tom and Ann.

  • Where you (go) this evening?

  • I (not go) anywhere. I (stay at home. I (write) some letters.

  • I (know) the result tomorrow. A soon as I hear, I (tell) you.

  • FUTURE: WILL - GOING TO - PRESENT CONTINUOUS

  • I (play) bridge tonight with Tom and Ann.

  • I am sure that you (like) our new house.

  • I (have) an operation next week.

  • - When you (have) your next lesson?

    • I (have) it on Monday.

    • Do you think the (recognize) me?

    • - Where you (go) tonight?

      • I (go) out with Peter. He (call) for me at eight.

      • - What your father (say) when he hears about this accident?

        • He (not say) much but he (not lend) me the car again.

        • - What you (tell) the police?

          • I (tell) them the truth.

          • I've reminded you once; I (not do) it again.

          • The windows - cleaner (come) at eight o'clock tomorrow.

          • - Tom (arrive) tomorrow.

            • He (spend) the weekend here or (catch) the night train back as usual?

            • He (spend) the weekend. He (give) a lecture on Friday and (attend) a big reception on Saturday.

            • I (buy) a new coat. The weather report says that it (be) very cold.

            • Jack's mother: Jack (be) ready in a moment. He is just finishing breakfast.

            • Jack's father: If I wait for him any longer I (miss) my train. I think I (walk) on; he probably (catch) me up.

            • Peter: We'd better leave a message for Jack. Otherwise he (not know) where we've gone.

            • George: All right. I (leave) a note on his table.

            • - I (do) a lot of work in the garden, too. I (plant) 20 apples trees and (make) a lawn in front of the house.

              • All that digging will take years. You (give) up your job?

              • I get) some help with the garden. (I have arranged this) Two men (start) work on the hedye on Friday and a lawn expert (come) on Monday to advice me about the lawn.

              • INDIRECT SPEECH: QUESTIONS

              • “What country do you come from?” said Bill.

              • “How long have you been here?” said Ann.

              • “Are you working as well as studying?” asked Peter.

              • “Have you got a work permit?” Bill wanted to know.

              • “What are you going to study?” asked Ann.

              • “Have you enrolled for more than one class?” said Peter.

              • “Do you want to buy any second - hand books?” said Bill.

              • “Have you seen the library?” asked Ann.

              • “Do you play rugby?” said Peter.

              • “Will you have time to play regularly?” he went on.

              • “Did you play for your school team?” sad Bill.