GRAMMAR

PART 1
It contains a wide variety of supplementary
exercises for intermediate and advanced
english learners
with answer key
English Grammar 50: 50 - Part 1jest zestawem ewiczeri obejmujqcych g/6wne dzia/y
gramatyki angielskiej. Pozycja ta moze bye wykorzystywana w gimnazjach lub szko/ach srednich,
od poziomu elementary do intermediate.
Cwiczenia zosta/y podzielone na dwa zbiory, w kt6rych do kazdego zagadnienia gramatycznego
przygotowano 50 przyk/ad6w. Majq one charakter ewiczeri zamknililtych (test wielokrotnego
wyboru, podawanie poprawnej formy czasownika, t1umaczenie CZlilsci zdania na jlilzyk angielski).
Autorzy, kt6rzy pracujq czynnie jako nauczyciele w szkole sredniej, zauwazyli potrzeblil
opracowania takiego zbioru ewiczeri, kt6ry zawiera/by odpowiedni q Iiczblil przyk/ad6w uzycia danej
konstrukcji gramatycznej, bez potrzeby odnoszenia silil do wielu innych opracowari. Ksiqzka moze
bye wykorzystywana zar6wno przez nauczyciela, jak i ucznia w pracy indywidualnej (zawiera klucz
z odpowiedziami). Autorzy majq nadziejlil, ze pozycja ta blildzie pomocna w opanowaniu
i testowaniu zagadnieri gramatycznych.
Marta Kowalik-Alherwy
Maciej Klildzior
CONTENTS
PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS....................................................... .... 1-3
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE - PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS ... 4-6
PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PRESENT PERFECT..... .. 7-8
PRESENT PERFECT - SIMPLE PAST.............. 9-10
PAST SIMPLE - PAST CONTINUOUS................................... 11-14
PAST SIMPLE - PAST PERFECT................... 15-18
PAST PERFECT SIMPLE - PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS....... 19-21
PAST SIMPLE - PAST CONTINUOUS - PAST PERFECT.......... 22-23
FUTURE FORMS: FUTURE SIMPLE; BE GOING TO; PRESENT CONTINUOUS 24-26
FUTURE PERFECT - FUTURE CONTINUOUS................ 27-28
PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE. PAST SiMPLE) 29-32
PASSIVE VOICE II (PRESENT CONTINUOUS. PAST CONTINUOUS) . 33-36
PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT. FUTURE SIMPLE. MODAL VERBS) 37-40
PASSIVE VOICE IV................. .. .41-44
CAUSATIVE FORMS (HAVE/GET STH DONE; MAKE SB DO STH; GET SB TO DO) ..45-48
ANSWER KEY 49-54
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PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS
I. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Present Simple or
Present Continuous Tense.
Tom is an athlete. Every morning he /run! ten laps round the park.
I. It usually /rain/ at this time of the year but today the sun
................................... /shine/ brightly.
2. I /see/ my dentist tonight.
3. What you /prepare/ for dinner? It smells delicious.
4. Diane, you really should cut on sweets. You /getl fatter every time we meet.
5. This hat /not suit/ the dress I've just bought.
6. My sister /like/ English a lot but she.
and Chemistry.
7. Who .Idrive/ that Mercedes that's parked outside?
8. I really .Inot think/ that wall colour is the biggest problem now!
9. I'm afraid you can't see Rebecca now. She /have/ lunch with her fiance.
10. The light from the Sun /take/ about eight and a half minutes to reach the Earth.
11. This week we /send/ all the mail by couriers because the Post Office
is on strike.
12. John /not come/ here tonight. He /work/ all night.
13. Now you can be sure that summer is near. It /getl hotter and hotter
every day.
14. My sister never /clean/ her bedroom, in fact she ..
............................. /hardly/ dol any housework.
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15. AI What your brother-in-law Idol for the living?
BI Oh, this and that, you know, he Inot havel any permanent job.
16. We Imovel house next week and the removal company
............................... Icomel at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
17. AI Why you Itastel the stew?
BI To see if it Ineedl any spices.
18. AI lake Iseeml to be rather nervous.
BI Well, he /appearl in the evening TV news, that's why.
19. We haven't made any serious plans for the summer holidays, but we ..
............................. Ithink! to visit Majorca this year.
20. Louise, why you always I leavel your dirty coffee
mug on my desk? It's really ilTitating.
21. Life is so difficult! Unemployment rate Iget! higher, prices
.............................. Igetl higher, everything Igetl higher, only our
salaries are still the same!
22. Brenda is away this week. She Idol a nursing course in Coventry.
23. Let's go over there! They Ifeedl the seals.
24. My Indian friend Vishnu Ithink! it is wrong to eat meat.
25 you /knowl who this watch ..
/belong! to?
26. loan is downstairs in the kitchen. She !havel breakfast.
27. AI What your mother Idol now?
BI The thing that she really Ihatel - she lironl clothes.
28. My husband's sense of direction is not very good. Actually he /getl
lost very easily.
29. Our old refrigerator has broken down completely and we !look fori
a new one.
30. Mary Idol the shopping and she'll be back in about half an hour.
31. I am not at all a religious person and I Inot believel
in reincarnation, ghosts or life after death.
32. This is a historic moment. The President's car Ijust arrivel
in front of the palace.
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33. This is only a temporary job. I Ihelpl in the restaurant
until they find a new chef.
34. I'm so excited! Loma Icomel round to see us tonight.
35. Excuse me, what time Ithe trainl to Manchester Ileavel?
36. This new game is sensational - as soon as you Ifinish! a level,
you Igetl something completely different to do.
37. The midnight sun phenomenon is amazing! Just imagine the sun ..
.................. Inot setJ for six months I
38. I often Iwalkl to work when the weather is fine.
39. Public transport Ibecomel more and more expensive nowadays.
n. Translate the verbs in brackets into English, using the Present Simple or Present
Continuous Tense.
I. After this terrible gas explosion in my house I
with some friends until a flat of my own.
2. Bus drivers /zawszel =idal on strike!
3. It is said that computers Iczynial life easier.
4. The roses in your garden Ipachnal charming.
5. I Itylko wflchaml this eau de cologne. How much is it?
6. I what you mean!
7. I'm afraid I can't meet you at six. I
my little niece tonight.
8. I don't know if we can afford this holiday. It all /zalezyl on the price.
9. John, you can't leave Paola now! She /zalezyl on you!
10. Josephine luwielbia/ the urban environment, but I .
peace and quiet of the countryside.
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PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE - PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
1. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Present Perfect
Simple or Present Perfect Continuous.
Don', disturb your father. He _ /garden/ since early this morning.
I. This traffic is terrible. We Idrivel all day and we ..
......................... lonly dol 20 miles.
2. Do you think Danny is all right? He lonlyl answerl six
questions and he .ldol the test for over an hour now.
3. I /tryl to find ajob for six months now and ..
!havel about ten interviews.
4. I lringl my friends all morning to tell them that the party is off,
but I Inot managel to get through to some of them.
5. I Imeetl some really interesting people since I started the course
and we Istudyl together in the evenings.
6. - You are covered in mud' What on earth you .Idol?
- I Iplayl football in the rain.
7. Oh, dear! You /sitl in the sun too long! That's why your shoulders
are burned.
8. Tom and Janet /gol out with each other for two years now, haven't they?
9. Harry /learnl to drive since the beginning of March.
10. Good heavens! We /waitl for a taxi for over half an hour.
I I. I'm afraid Barbara can't come. Her car /break! down.
12. Ronald is an excellent journalist. A prestigious magazine /offerl
him an important post.
13. The students Iwritel the exam for two hours now.
14. I don't know what time it is; my watch /stop/.
15 you /readl many books by Dickens?
16. you Inot preparel for the examination. You will have to take it again.
17. How long you /bel a fire- fighter?
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18. They /canceIJ tonight's concert so we'll have to do something else.
19. Ellen feat! no meat since she was six.
20. I /workJ for the same company for thirteen years and it's time
to move on now.
21. I /bel to most countries in Europe but I ..
.................................... /never/ visit! Poland.
22. George /read/ the book you lent him but
he /not finish/ it yet.
23. Hurry, please! Get me a cleaning cloth from the kitchen. Dorothy .
........................... /just! spill/ tomato juice on the rug!
24. The government /announce/ new laws to try
to reduce the crime rate in the country.
25. I /lookJ for you since seven o'clock! Where you
........................ /bel?
26. It's a pity so many cinemas /close/ since the arrival
of video.
27. We regret to inform you that we /just! sell/ out of tickets.
28. We /sell/ tickets since April.
29 you /hear/ the news yet, Betty?
n. Translate the verbs in brackets into English, using the Present Perfect
Simple or Present Perfect Continuous Tense.
I. For the last ten years they /wyburzaj'l! the old buildings in the area
and /buduj'l! new ones.
2. Do you think that something /stalo si«/ to her?
3. He /pali/ cigarettes since he left school.
4. How long /stoisz/ in this queue?
5. They're tired. They /malowali/ the fence all morning.
6. I /znam/ Alison for twelve years but I don't know if she likes cats.
7. Everything is white outside. It /padal sniegl all night.
8. John won't pass his exams. He /nie odrabial/ any homework lately.
9. The robbers /ukrywaj1\, si«/ in that old farmhouse for a week.
10. We can't come today, sorry. Our little son ./nie czuje si«/ well all afternoon.
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PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE - PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
Ill. Use the words in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has
a similar meaning to the first. Do not change the word given.
I. When did you last decorate your living room?
since
How long is it """"" .. """""", , , , your living room?
2. Mark started playing the guitar four years ago,
has
Mark , ,.. , , .for four years.
3. I have never seen such a terrible film before.
worst
This is the "."."., .. ,." .. , ,.. " , seen.
4. We started cleaning the house at 3 o'clock. It's 6 o'clock now.
for
We ".. ",." three hours now.
S. I got this book for my last birthday in January.
had
I have , in January.
6. They bought a car two months ago. They're using it at present.
been
They , for two months now.
7. You can talk to Richard about France. He was there for a month and came back
yesterday,
been
You can talk to Richard about France. He a month.
8. I first met Joshua ages ago. I know him now.
known
I , ,.. ,."."", for ages,
9. I started waiting for the train forty minutes ago. I'm still waiting for it.
been
I for forty minutes now.
10. When did you start learning German?
learning
How long German?
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PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PRESENT PERFECT
I. Supply the correct verb form.
1. I'm in Paris because 1( study) .
French at a language school.
2. At the moment Cynthia (lie) on the floor playing with her doll.
3. It's the first time I (slide) on snow.
4. Usually I (work) as a secretary at ATB.
S. Shhhhh! Be quiet' Tom (sleep) .
6. I hate living in Seattle because it (always, rain) there.
7. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) because everybody (talk)
..................... so loudIy.
8. Jack (currently, write) a book about his adventures in Tibet.
9 (you, want) to come over for dinner tonight?
10. The business cards (be, nOl1l1ally) printed by a company in New York.
11. This delicious chocolate (be) made by a small chocolatier in Zurich.
12. In fact, we (wait) here for more than five hours.
13. It's strange that people (take) some movies so seriously.
14. Look, I (have) two tickets for the circus.
IS. Look, I (hold) two tickets for the circus.
16. I (love) the cinema ever since I was at primary school.
17. Right now, I (see) two elephants doing tricks in the ring.
18. He (see) that movie many times.
19. My English (really, improve) since I moved to Australia.
20. Man (walk) on the moon.
21. Susan (not master) Japanese yet, but she can communicate.
22. Actually, I Uust, come) back from there.
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23 (you, fly) to the top of the Empire State Building?
24. Compaq (make) computers, but it (not make) cars.
25. H.P. (develop) a new advanced type of printer.
26. The yen (fall) against the dollar.
27. Things are really great. Business (boom) .
28. Inflation (grow) quickly, I'm afraid to say.
29. That's the best presentation I (ever, hear) .
30. He's the most difficult customer I (ever, deal) with.
31. The reason I look so brown is that I Gust, come) back from a trip to Cuba.
32. It's obvious that you (not read) that report.
33. It's the first time I (drive) a car.
34. Computers (invade) our world in the last twenty years.
35. He (never, use) a Mac since he started working with computers.
36. Computers (become) more and more popular these days.
37. I (finish) my work. May I watch a movie now?
38 ( you, ever, eat) snai Is?
39. Everybody (need) money.
40. How is your cold today? You (sound) a lot better today.
41. Every time he thinks of his mother's cooking he (fee]) homesick.
42. This milk (not taste) fresh.
43. This afternoon, I (see) the doctor about my skin problem.
44. I (become) a grandmother.
45. He (read) all the Harry Poller books.
46. She (lose) over 10 pounds for the last six months.
47. Mummy' Tom (hit) me. Whaaaa!
48. Who (take) my cake?
49. I (do) a lot of homework so far, so don't ask me to do yours.
50. How long (you, be) here since your parents got that news?
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PRESENT PERFECT - SIMPLE PAST
I. Supply the correct verb form.
1. Using standard components, Ellis (put) together his first
computer in the early 1980's.
2. What time (you, finish) the meeting?
3. There's no milk left. (Peter, drink) all of it?
4. George (live) in Tokyo for five years, but he left in 1999.
5. The Titanic (sink) in 1912.
6. Somebody (steal) my bicycle
l
Now I '11 have to walk home.
7. Gerry (fall) off his bike three times this month.
8. Martin (graduate) from university last July.
9. When (he, be) born?
10. I (almost, finish) that quiz.
11. Lucky Susan' She (visit) so many countries!
12. He (just, arrive) from Tokyo.
13. You (be) partners for 0 long time. How long exactly?
14. We (meet) at the graduation dance.
15. He (slow) down a lot since the birth of his son last year.
16. When I was a girl I (walk) five miles to school every day.
17. Cannelita (sleep) through the entire class.
18. She (already, do) her Christmas shopping.
19. Who (spill) wine on my carpet? There's a big red
stain behind the sofa.
20. He (arrive) late several times.
21. They (just, start) the game.
22. They are staying in a hotel, before they (stay) in a young hostel.
23. The Americans (launch) the shuttle a few years ago.
24. After the strikes a lot of workers (be dismissed) .
25. CN THeadline News has announced an aircraft (hit) the tower
at7 o'clock local time.
26. Who (write) the graffiti on the wall yesterday?
27. When (he, last, be) seen?
28. They (run) the small business since I remember.
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29. Lately everybody (come)
....................... to see the UFO.
30. Where (you, be) Tommy?
31. He (keep) the snakes since times immemorial.
32. How much time (it, take) to get to the evening meeting?
33. My cousin, who is a playwright, (finish) his biography.
34. How long (they, make) that delicious wine?
35. At the yesterday's party my uncle (sing) a Karaoke song.
36. Who." (drink) all the wine? The bottle is still empty.
37. During the match the coach (give) a new footballer a chance to play.
38. In the holiday he (play) squash from dawn to dusk every day.
39. Our brave soldiers (not be) , to Africa yet.
40. The painter (only just, make) his final correction.
41. The little pianist (get) a standing ovation at the concert.
42. In the end Frodo (manage) to throw the bad ring into the burning gap.
43. Lauda (cross) the finish line first, Johnson came second.
44. There (be) a terrible accident in Park Lane.
45. Since Peter went away, things (go) much better.
46. At the beginning the knight (head) for a haunted house.
47. Tom, the postman (bring) a letter for you.
48. He's a good student. He (never, play) truant from school.
49. After Jessy (leave) school, he's going to travel round the world.
50. Shakespeare (write) a lot of sonnets.
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1. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Past Simple or Past
Continuous Tense.
Tom ftake! a photo when I fnot look!.
I. [ /cutJ up vegetables in the kitchen when I .
..... /hear/ it on the six o'clock news.
2. She /burstJ into tears when she /recognize/
his name.
3. The sun /shine/ brightly when the old man .
......... . .. /set/ off from his cottage.
4. What a terrible accident! Steve /drive/ his car when
a bird /fIy/ into his windscreen.
5. Why you /laugh! all through the history lesson yesterday?
6. First she .tread/ the advertisement and then she /call/
the company.
7. At eight o'clock yesterday evening the plane /fly/ from Tahiti
to Los Angeles.
8. We /listen/ carefully all the time they .
................................ /explain/ the plan to us.
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9. Last weekend while lulie Itidyl her bedroom, she .
......... lfindl some of the toys she /havel when she /bel a child.
10. As she Icrossl the street, she , Islip and fall/.
11. While my mother Icookl dinner, we Iplayl in the garden.
12. We all Isleepl when some terrible noise Iwakel us up.
V 13. Yesterday when I Iwalkl in the park, I .
/Iosel my watch.
14. I Iwait/ for him quite a long time but he ..
. .. . .. . .. .. .. . . . .. Inot come!.
IS. Poor Cinderella Ihavel to work hard while her step-sisters
....................................... Ihavel fun at the ball.
16. The children Itakel the cake when nobody Ilookl.
17. Last night Sally Iwatchl TV in her bedroom when suddenly
she Ihearl a scream outside.
18. The fishing boat lapproachl the seashore when the tornado
............................... /begin/.
19. I Ithinkl about their offer all night but I .
.................................... .Inot takel any decision.
20. I Inot can! hear the bell because the radio Iplayl
really loudly.
21. The aeroplane Icatchl the fire just when it .
............. Itakel off.
22. The lights Igol out when we Idiscussl
the plans for the following morning.
23. Professor Ward Igivel the lecture when the students'
riots /begin!.
24. One of my worst memories from last winter holidays was when I lrunl
out of petrol while I Idrivel along a snowy mountain road in the evening.
25. AI What you Idol between 5 and 7 o'clock
yesterday? - the policeman asked.
BI I Isit/ in the Red Lion Pub with lots of other people - answered lim.
26. He Ipeepl through the keyhole when the door suddenly
........................... lopenl
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27. The singer Isingl his best hits while the fans .
............. _ Itryl to climb the stage.
28. He Idigl in the garden and Iwhistlel
to himself all day yesterday.
29. While the woman Igetl into the bus, the driver ..
................ Imovel suddenly.
30. When you Irealisel that the train Igol
the opposite direction?
31. That's terrible! A four-year-old boy Ifalll 50 feet from a bridge
while he lrunl after his puppy-dog.
32. This morning while I IwalkJ past the supermarket, I Inoticel
something strange hanging from the roof.
33. One evening while I Isit/ under a mango tree with the wind in my
face and a juicy fruit to eat, I almost Idecidel to stay in India
for the rest of my life.
34. When Belly larrive/, Ann and lane /havel
a cup of tea.!Betty made the tea for them!
35. When Fiona Iphone/, her brother Idrivel
to the airport to pick her up.!Fiona's mother said her brother was already 0/1 his way to
pick her up.!
36. The weather was dreadful as I Istandl in a queue for the cinema
- it Irainl heavily and a cold wind /blow/.
37. Yesterday when we Iwindow-shopl in the downtown, a small
group of musicians suddenly lappearl on the pavement. They
......................... Iwearl brightly-coloured clothes and Iplayl jazz.
38. Last night while I IworkJ with the computer, some dogs
......................... /barkJ all the time in the yard.
39. Beatrice Iplayl tennis when she Isprainl her wrist.
n. Translate the verbs in brackets into English, using the Past Simple or Past
Continuous Tense.
I. The pickpocket Inie zauwazy!1 that he ..
........................ /by! sledzonyl by the shop security.
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2. .. /czy ogl<tdaleSttelevision when [ .
.............................. Izapukaleml your door?
3. Bill and his friends Ipalilil cigarettes when his mother
............................... Iweszlal his bedroom.
4. We /nie wyszlismyl out because it ..
................... Ipadal deszcz/.
5. What /robileSt at this time on Wednesday?
6. They Ispacerowalil in the fields when the UFO
.................................. .... /wyl<tdowalol.
7. I lzobaczyleml Brad Pitt at the disco last night.
He /tanczyll with my pretty cousin Florence.
8. The eanhquake __ lzacze<lo sie<1 at 3 a.m. when all the people in the town
.............................................. Ispali/.
9. While the baby-sitter Irozmawialal on the phone, the toddler
....................................... Ipr6bowal/lO climb the window sill on the ninth floor.
10. There was a summer sale at Han-ods' last week. While I ..
Iwahalam sie<1 whether to buy one or two T-shirts for 25 pounds each, somebody else
.................................................. Iprzyszedl i kupill.
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I. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Past Simple, Past
Perfect Tense.
[n JanLlQlY we _ lachievel better results than anyone
........................................ leverl expect!.
1. When we lalTivel we Ileaml
that the train Ileavel.
2. The woman who Ilendl you the money Icomel
yesterday and lask/ you to return it.
3. He ladmitl that he Ipushl his wife from
the window because he lalwaysl want! to do that.
4. Diane /losel her car keys so she /takel a taxi
to come to the party.
5. I Ikeepl looking at that man wondering where I ..
.............. .Imeetl him before.
6. Imagine what! My husband Itelll me last night that he .
................ .. ./comel back late only because he Imeetl a fairy
on his way home!
7. Rosa Inot reach! home until her parents Igol
to bed.
8. Professor Dexter Ifalll ill with some kind of a rare tropical
disease only after he Iretuml from Asia.
9. How long they Iknowl each other before Stella .
.............. Iman'yl Malcolm?
10. There were so many victims of that disaster because the ship Isinkl
before the rescue helicopters lalTivel on the scene.
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11. Barbara /smoke/ a lot but during her last stay in the USA she
...................................... /give up/ smoking - it cost too much.
12. Our finn /compare/ the prices in most leading. companies before
we /begin/ to import this software from Hong Kong.
13. Emergency /bringl in a patient who /swallow/
a handful of precious stones.
14. My father /retire/ at the age of seventy after he .
................................. /spend/ over forty-five years working for the same company.
15. On the train rushing towards the border I !realise/ that I
......................................................... /forget! my passport on the dressing table.
16. The thief /get! out of the toilet window before the police
................................................... /arrive/.
17. My brother /buy/ a new camera last week because his old one
................................................ /be/ stolen.
18. The child /ask/ his mother's permission before he .
........................ /go/ to play outside.
19. They /have/ no more money because they /spend/
everything on duty free whisky.
20. William /tum/ up late because he /miss/ the bus.
21. Julia feat! her dinner by the time I /retum/ home.
22. Mac Donald /Iive/ in New Zealand for seventeen years before
he /decide/ to go back to Scotland.
23. The first thing we /notice/ when we /enter/
the house was the incredible mess that the robbers /makel.
24. When Doctor Watson /find/ Holmes sitting in his favourite green armchair,
he /know/ that his friend ..
................................. /not sleep/ the previous night.
25. The man /explain/ that all the stories he /tell/
us before about dogs were true.
26. After I /heart the news I .lnot cant
think of anything else.
27. By the time her mother /get! home, Lisa ..
............................................................ /already/ finish/ all the housework.
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28. Brian /losel his new leather gloves soon after he .
......................................................... Ireceivel them as a birthday gift from Greta.
29. We Inot understandl a word of his local dialect until we
.................................................. /birel an interpreter.
n. Translate the verbs in brackets into English, using the appropriate form of
the Past Simple or Past Perfect Tense.
1. Matthew lusiadll alone in the dark room and .
...................... Imyslall miserably about what Linda Ipowiedziala/
him last night.
2. The end of year results Inie bylyl as bad as the sales directors
.............................................................. lobawiali
3. We Ipostanowilismyl to set off the journey to the castle because my friends
................................... Izapewnilil us they Iwidzielil
a ghost there on their first excursion.
4. When I lobudzilem up in the middle of the night I
...................... Izdalem sobie that I Inie zamknq.lem na kluczl
the door.
5. The children Iczuly a bit frightened because they
............................................ Inigdy nie lecialyl by plane before.
6. Marion /byla/ sad because her husband /zapomniall
about their wedding anniversary.
7. . Iczy Sue spakowala/ all her suitcases by the time you
......................................... IprzyjechaleS/ to pick her to the station?
8. Helen Iprzygotowala/ some food and drinks for children before the day
she Iwydala/ a birthday party for her son.
9. After Jim Iwypil/ his medicine, he Ipoczul
week and Izasn'tll.
10. She Imusiala/ give her car to the garage after she ..
...................... lrozbila in the traffic jam.
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Ill. Use the verbs in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar
meaning to the first. Do not change the word given.
I. The play started before we could get there.
had
The play when we got there.
2. Conchita, my Mexican housemaid, cleaned the house, then she watched TV.
after
My Mexican housemaid, Conchita, .
................... the house.
3. Peter washed up the dishes. Then, his wife came home.
by the time
.................................. his wife Peter .
.......................................... the dishes.
4. The performance started. Then, Joseph arrived at the theatre.
already ..... when
The performance at the theatre.
5. Barry did not speak to his sister for years because they had an argument long ago.
after
Barry an argument long ago.
6. When we arrived at the station we saw that we missed the last train to Edinburgh.
left
When we that the last train for Edinburgh
7. Emma didn't see such flowers before. Her boyfriend bought them for her at the best florist
in the town.
never
Emma such flowers which her boyfriend .
8. We didn't have any breakfast. We were very hungry at lunchtime after long climbing.
because
After long climbing we .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. any breakfast.
9. First the band sold over 2 million records in the USA. Then they decided to go on a tour
of Europe.
before
The band .
.......................................................................................... a tour of Europe.
10. We gave Simon a rattle-snake for his last birthday. He dreamt of having one.
always
Simon a rattle-snake so we . _ .
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I. Supply the correct verb form.
When Peter reached the station, the train (already, leave) ..
1. By the time we got to the theatre, the play (already, start) .
2. I (drive) for five hours when we
arrived in the city.
3. He (always, think) of being a basketball player before
he had an accident.
4. When he got to the finish line, he (run) for three hours.
5. By the time they left the town, their mechanic (repair) .
........................... the van.
6. When Peter ran across those obstacles, he (travel) .
.................. for two hours.
7. Little loe (brush) his teeth by the time he went out.
8. After they (open) the door, they saw that awful mess.
9. When I came to the quay, our ship (sail) for a few minutes.
10. We (work) in the garden for a long time when found
the water hole.
11. After the thunderstorm (stop) we left the shelter.
12. Before the firefighters saved the frightened kitten, they (have to) .
...................................... bring a long ladder.
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13. The football fans (demolish) the town for some time
when the police anived.
14. When the head teacher turned up, the students (fight) .
.............................. for about 10 minutes.
15. After the janitor (lock) the gate, he brought the dangerous
dogs too.
16. I (not dream) about having a car until I got a rise.
17. Before he talked to the psychologist, his feelings (be blocked).
18. When Tommy came up, the girls (sing) for a long time.
19. When they received the message, they (study) for half an hour.
20. After he (hear) the news, they burst into laughter.
21. The footballer (not start) the game until he was told to by the coach
22. When the constable rushed into the street, the thieves (already, vanish) .
.................................... into the thin air.
23. Before the knight joined the army, he (practise) fighting
with a sword for some time.
24. Afterthe teacher (hand out) tests, the students started to write.
25. I (not to be) at home before my mother
came.
26. Until the turtles were fed they (not be) calm.
27. By the time we cooked the dinner, the maid (set) , .
................. .. the table.
28. The pop group started the concert after all the cables (be) connected.
29. We got in the cinema after we (buy) the tickets.
30. They (wait) for an hour when the waiter came.
31. By the time Mr Brown finished weeding, the sun (shine) .
................................... for a long time.
32. After the pupils (go out) to the garden, they started
to play hop- scotch.
33. They (stay) at the campsite for a week before they moved
to a cheaper one.
34. When we unlocked the chamber, all the mice (run away) .
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35. The burglar (break) the back window before he broke
into the house
36. How long (you, wait) before the bus finally came?
.
37. The police arrested the thief because he (kidnap) the baby.
38. When Peter looked out of the window he saw it (snow) .
39. I saw you (work) very hard.
40. When we first met, he (be) a lawyer for ten years.
41. His face looked familiar because I (meet) him before.
42. He told me that he (know everything about the accident.
43. He was so exhausted because he (play) tennis for three hours.
44. The party (go on) for an hour when we arrived.
45. Before Mum came, the children (remove) the stains from
the carpet.
46. After they (come) . ................ they talked to the police officer.
47. Before they discussed the new timetable, they had (make) .
the sketch.
48. By the time we met the visitors, they (wait) for over half an hour.
49. Before he read the bad news, he (sip) a big gulp of water.
50. By the time the author finished writing the book, he (work) .
on it for ten months.
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I. Supply the correct verb form.
I. When I (arrive) at the party, everybody (dance) .
2. They were good friends. They (know) each other for a long time.
3. While they (start) work, they (hear) a thunderstorm.
4. After the referee (whistle) the players (begin) playing.
5. He (stand) in a queue when the robbers (rush) in.
6. Before he (polish) his shoes he (clean) them thoroughly.
7. While the teacher (dictate) the questions, the principal
(open) the class door.
8. After the orchestra (finish) the concert, they (get) .
a standing ovation.
9. . (she, look) at you when I (phone) ?
10. There (be) an accident before we (get) there.
11. He (weed) in the garden all day yesterday.
12. She (press) while I (sew) .
13. His letter (come) a few minutes after you (leave) .
14. Before we (play) in the playground we (do) ..
our homework.
15. When my sister (call) I (do) my chores.
16. He (rest) all day yesterday.
17. The mountaineers (sleep) in the tent when their guide
(get) back.
18. The shepherd (watch) the sheep when a wolf (turn up) .
19. The maid (burst) into tears after she (hear) bad news.
20. After the visitors (eat) lunch, they (get) ready to start
travelling.
21. All the journalists (read) newspapers when I (enter) .
22. She (walk) along the bank when they (see) her.
23. I (can not) open the door because I (forget) the keys.
24. By the time I (meet) him he (already, finish) ..
his studies.
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25. They (come) to the party although I (ask) them
before not to do so.
26. Nobody (know) where she (go) .
27. As soon as the holiday-makers (go out) the shopkeeper noticed.
that one of them ( leave) a thick wallet.
28. He (live) in Sweden when the war (be) over.
29 (it, rain) when you (get) up?
30. He (take) your pencil when you (not look) .
31. She (feel) better after she (take) the medicine.
32. We (hear) that the city (be) completely ruined.
33. We (help) our father in the field all the morning.
34. I (see) the soldiers while they (march) over the bridge.
35. The sun (set) when I (return) .
36. Father (have a rest) when his son (come) in.
37. He (admit) that he (commit) , the crime.
38. The policeman (gave) him a parking
ticket because they (park) their car
in the wrong place.
39. She (wear) a nice dress when I (see) her.
40. I (write) a letter when he suddenly (run) in.
41. Who (come) to the lab after the bell (ring) ?
42. After the owner (mow) the grass he (water) the plants.
43. He (tell) me that he (look) for it everywhere.
44. While we (sightsee) the gold mine we (come) .
across a strange thing.
45. What (you, do) when you (see) the view?
46. Before the plane (land) the pilot (send) a signal.
47. After he (peel) the apples he (cut) them into pieces.
48. Where (you, go) when I (run) across you.?
49. He (hurry) home when the storm (break out) .
SO. While the knights (wait) for King Arthur, Galahad
(come) in.
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FUTURE FORMS: FUTURE SIMPLE - BE GOING TO - PRESENT CONTINUOUS
1. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropliate form of the future.
Look al those clouds on Ihe horizon! It lrainl any moment.
1 "I' ha" "Oh I I kid' h" . - m un",ry. - ,.................................................... ma e you a san WIC .
2. He ISludyl Law at Cambridge University nexl year.
3. Oh, darling! I love you so much, you Imarryl me?
4. Jack Imeeli George tomorrow afternoon.
5. I think he /bel very successful.
6. When you Ivisili me next year?
7. Class Inot begin! at 9 o'clock, il /beginl al la a.m.
8. As soon as she arrives in Dallas, she Igivel you a call.
9. Who do you lhink Iwin! the next national eleclions?
la. We /flyl to Madrid nexl week for a meeling with lhe advisory board.
11. I promise you: I lfinish/ my homework on time next week.
12. I Ilakel this leller to the post office when I go into town this afternoon.
13. - John and Pam Imeeli the Pope when they are in ftaly?
- I don't think so. It isn't in their itinerary.
14. I'm not quite sure yet, but we Iprobablyl movel to Bath.
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15. I'm sorry, we can't meet tomOlTOW. I Iseel my therapist at 5 p.m.
16. Now that he has moved into a bigger house he Imakel
a swimming pool in his garden. He's saved for that for months.
17. Look out! The ladder Ifall/!
18. I IcalTyl the bags for you. They must be very heavy.
19. "I /bel a pilot when I grow up" - said the little boy.
20. You are determined to pass the exam next time. "I Ipassl
this exam, even if it kills me'"
21. You want to meet a friend for lunch. You phone her and say: "What you
...................................... Idol on Wednesday at one o'clock?"
22. Mass space travel Isoon/ becomel possible.
23. I have more free time at the weekend so I Iclearl out
the kitchen cupboards on Saturday.
24. "I can see clearly that in two years' time you Imeetl
someone special in your life" - said the fortune-teller.
n. Circle the correct form.
I. I've decided! I lam going to book/ will bookl a trip to the Caribbean Islands for our
honeymoon.
2. In the nearest future, it's likely that adventure holidays /won't bel aren't going to bel
limited to remote places on Earth.
3. Oh, no! I've broken the vase' What lam 1going to sayl willl sayl?
4. Jack lis havingl will havel a dinner party next Saturday.
5. - "The children haven't eaten anything yet."
- Don't worry. Il'll makel 1 am going to makel them an omelette.
6. Unless he arrives soon, we Iwon 't got aren't got to the concert.
7. The baby lisn't going to eatl won't eatl his soup. He never does.
8. Don't wOITy. /I'll payll am going to payl for the tickets by credit card.
9. You have decided to spend your holidays in Greece next year. You say: IWe'll golWe are
going tot Greece next summer.
10. Susan after a row with her husband: "That's it! Il'llleavel 1 am leaving/!"
It. We lare going to plant are planningl to buy a new house sometime this year.
12. When fare yOIl going to knowl will yOIl knowl your exam results?
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13. "I don't want to cook tonight." "All right then. If all! cookingl I'll cookl."
14. I don't think you Iwill getl are going to getl your money in the post tomorrow.
15. Oh, look at Rebecca! She 1'5 havingl '5 going to havel a baby next mOflth
l
lIT. For questions 1 - 10 more than one form may be correct. Circle it or write
the answer into the spaces.
I. . to the dance with me?
AI Will you come BI Are you coming Cl Are you going to come
2. Where are you three off to? for a coffee. Would you like to come?
AI We'll go BI We're going Cl We're going to go
3. We can go skiing together because next week.
AI I won't work BI I'm not working Cl I'm not going to work
4. "Lucy, we need some bread." "OK, after this film is over."
AI I'll buy some BI I'm buying some Cl I'm going to buy
5. He hopes a promotion in the spring.
AI he'll get BI he's getting Cl he's going to get
6. Your friends have a two-month-old baby and are going out to a party. You ask:
"Who the baby?"
AI will look after BI is looking after Cl is going to look after
7. Do you think the car if I turn on the ignition?
AI wi 11 start BI is starting Cl is going to start
8. Michael, you don't look well. from Gdansk to Cracow?
AI Will you really drive
BI Are you really driving
Cl Are you really going to drive
9. Go straight on and then the high building of the GPO on your left.
AI you'll find BI you're finding Cl you're going to find
10. I've heard grandparents a new computer for your birthday.
AI will give you BI are giving you Cl are going to give you
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I. Supply the con'ect verb form.
\ • 4-
-'0:
-'I "
I. AI this time nexlmonth we (lie) on a beach in Spain.
2. By the end of 2004 the rate of unemployment (rise) by 10%.
3. Tomorrow at 7 a.m. I (see) my boss.
4. By next morning we (clean) our room.
5. This time next week we (drive) to Acapulco.
6. I (wait) for you at the usual time.
7. At about 7 o'clock they (cross) the Russian border.
8. At that time your son (learn) to speak.
9. By that time next month all the daffodils (die) .
10. When you come she (write) an article.
11. Before the youngsters grow up they (learn) a lot of things.
12. By ten o'clock we (cross) the Himalayas.
13. She (wash) all day tomorrow.
14. This time next summer my uncle (sail) . .
IS. By two o'clock the maths teacher (come) .
16. If you come in the evening we (finish) our work.
17. At about eleven o'clock the exam (come) to an end.
18. Where (they, spend) their holiday?
19. This time tomon'ow they (do) the shopping.
20. When you are my age you (know) all about this.
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21. This time next Monday they (take) a difficult exam.
22. By dawn they (make) this sketch.
23. On 3 May the expedition (cover) about 400 km.
24. Tomorrow at 6 p.m. I (drive) him to the airport.
25. We (finish) the project by then.
26. The day after tomorrow I (have) a rest, too.
27. .. (you, do) this job by lunch?
28. Where (they, fly) at 10.00 tomorrow?
29. Don't call me tomorrow afternoon. I (have) lunch then.
30. You can contact me at noon. I (finish) lunch by then.
31. .. (they, use) their car this evening?
32. She won't be at home in the morning. She (go) to work by then.
33. Next year they (be married) for 20 years.
34. Next week he (have) a driving license for 5 years.
35. By the end of the trip he (travel) about 300 miles.
36. This time next Sunday we (tour) of Europe.
37. By the end of the holiday they (learn) to swim.
38. On Monday he (be) in Britain for ten years.
39. Before the end of the holiday the boy (spend) all his money.
40. Don't phone Peter after supper. He (watch) football then.
41. We are late. The film (start, already) when we get there.
42. This time next month our manager (dive) in the Mediterranean.
43. By the end of the period of time we (study) the problem.
44. ext Monday we (work) on the newspaper.
45. By this summer we (prepare) our equipment.
46. Tomorrow at 3 a.m. I (sleep) ..
47. By the end of the lesson the teacher (finish) explaining the topic.
48. In two days' time I (paint) the fence.
49. By seven o'clock they (not draw) the picture.
50. This time next week I (ride) a bike.
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PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE - PAST SIMPLE)
1. Rewrite the sentences, changing them into the Passive Voice.
Not only English speaking countries celebrate Halloween.
Halloween .
I. Frank Robinson gave the name Coca Cola to the drink.
The name Coca Cola .
2. People eat thirty-five million hamburgers every day.
Thirty-five million hamburgers .
3. Previously women thought tobacco smelly.
Tobacco .
4. Industrial revolution helped to develop new technologies.
New technologies .
5. Most young people like chewing gum.
Chewing gum .
6. Where did they invent gun-powder?
Where ?
7. How do you make this delicious meal?
How ?
8. Why does he water these plants so rarel y?
Why .
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9. Producers sell about 1.2 billion gallons of Sprite every day.
About 1.2 billion .
10. The police didn't find the missing girl last weekend.
The missing girl .
11. A passer-by caught the shoplifter and took him to the local police station.
The shoplifter...... . .
12. The hotel management requests the guests to leave the rooms by midday.
The guests .
13. Where did they hide all the sports equipment?
Where all the sports ?
14. Tourists don't visit this museum very often.
This museum , .
15. How often does he re-install his computer?
How often his computer ?
16. In the first stage of the process they roast and grind coffee beans.
Coffee beans .
17. The Polish archaeologists were the first to excavate and describe this temple.
This temple .
18. The professor reminded the students about the due-date for handing essays.
The students .
19. People speak English all over the world.
English .
20. They do not permit smoking in the auditorium.
Smoking .
21. Did they deliver your goods safely?
................... your goods ?
22. People didn't forget his brave deeds.
His brave deeds .
23. I could see nobody slept in this bed last night.
This bed .
24. Did you hear that robbers broke into their house last weekend?
Did you hear that their house ?
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25. Fortunately, they didn't pull down this old theatre.
Fortunately, this old theatre .
26. Everybody knows it now that the Earth goes round the Sun.
It .
27. When did Mr Ramsey translate this book into English?
When this book ?
28. The government lifted some of the restrictions last year.
Some of the restrictions .
29. People in our country know Mrs J.K.Rowling's books very well.
Mrs J.K.Rowling's books .
30. They allow the pupils to speak their language only during Polish lessons.
The pupi Is .
31. They never help their mother with the housework.
Their mother .
32. The Robinsons keep their huge Rottweiler dogs in the garden.
Huge Rottweiler dogs .
33. Who won this match?
Who this match ?
34. This company sell their products all over the world.
This company's products .
35. A Dutch scientist built the first pendulum clocks in 1656.
The first pendulum clocks .
36. Maintenance engineers check regularly all the equipment.
All the equipment .
37. They awarded Mother Teresa the obeI Peace Prize in 1979.
Mother Teresa .
38. Women fans send thousands of letters to Antonio Banderas every month.
Thousands of letters .
39. His elder brother taught him how to ride a bike.
He .
40. The mechanic didn't repair my car on time.
My car .
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41. Sally brought me some fresh grapes. 12 versions/
I .
Fresh grapes , ..
42. A paperboy delivers a daily paper to us every morning. 12 versions/
A daily paper ", ", .
We ,." , .
43. Do they produce wine in Portugal?
. ?
........... , wll1e .
44. Old Mrs Jenkins looks after our children while we are at work.
Our children .
45. George told me about their suspects during supper.
I .
46. A sudden explosion of fireworks frightened my dog tenibly.
My dog .
47. A thunder broke the towering oaks and tore them in halves.
The towering oaks .
48. Nobody noticed any spaceships in spite of previous warnings. /2 possible ways/
Any spaceships in spite of. .
No spaceships in spite of .
49. Children waste a lot of time playing computer games and watching TV.
A lot of time .
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PASSIVE VOICE II (PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PAST CONTINUOUS)
I. Rewrite the sentences, changing them into the Passive Voice.
I. Don't disturb now! They're preparing some very important documents.
Some very important .
2. The workers are building a new fun-park in this area.
A new fun-park .
3. We were watching the spectacular sunset with great admiration.
The spectacular sunset .
4. Some dangerously looking men were following me all the way to the station.
I .
5. The delegation was still discussing the matter while they were serving starters.
The matter while starters ..
6. While 1was having a stroll I saw they were pulling the old cinema down.
I saw that the old cinema ..
7. The surgeons were operating on the patient when the lights suddenly failed.
The patient when the lights suddenly failed.
8. Were you really writing your composition for two hours?
............... your composition really ?
9. Look! Our cat is chasing a rat!
Look I A rat.............................................. . !
10. The students are listening to his lecture with great attention.
His lecture .
11. The gang of hooligans are damaging the benches and breaking lamp-bulbs in the park.
The benches in the park .
and the lamp-bulbs hooligans.
12. The audience is not listening to the speaker.
The speaker .
13. They are showing the last part of "Lord of the Rings" in many cinemas now.
The last part of .
14. The coast guards were stopping and searching every car that left the felTY.
Every car that left .
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Decorators are painting our house this month.
Our house .
15. The butler was taking Lady Astrid's Dalmatians for a walk every day.
Lady Astrid's Dalmatians .
16. They are holding the elections next week.
The elections .
17. Three inspectors were investigating the crime when the criminal gave himself to the police.
The crime when the criminal gave himself
to the pol ice.
18. What skirts are girls wearing this spring?
What skirts ?
19. Don't lose this chance' They are offering you a really good job. /2 versions/
Don't lose this chance' You .
Don't lose this chance' A really good job .
20. I can assure you, sir, that we are looking into your complaints very carefully.
I can assure you, sir, that your complaints .
21. You can't enter the kitchen now. They are preparing a surprise for you.
You can't enter the kitchen now. A surprise .
22. They were considering the possibility of further negotiations.
The possibility of further .
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23. An international team of scientists is doing a research on blood cancer.
A research on blood cancer .
24. He is copying the best ideas from his work - mates.
The best ideas .
25. Look! The conveyor belt isn't carrying our suitcases!
Look lOur suitcases !
26. The landlady is removing snow from the pavement with a huge spade.
Snow .
27. The company is introducing their new products at the beginning of the year.
This company's new products .
28. After the accident the relatives were looking after her for a long time.
After the accident she .
29. MUI'ano in Italy is the place where they are still making glass in a traditional way.
Murano in Ital y is the place where glass .
30. The fire fighters are putting the fire out in the western wing of the Town Hall.
The fire .
31. The workshops around Venice are filling the water in surrounding canals with
poisonous chemicals.
The water in surrounding canals .
.......................................................................... around Venice.
32. The editor is selecting the news items at the moment.
The news items .
33. I'm sure she wasn't tidying my room when I entered.
I'm sure my room .
34. They are rehearsing a new play at the National Theatre presently.
A new play .
35. Are you re-arranging your furniture again?
.......................... your furniture ?
36. The government is imposing higher taxes this year.
Higher taxes .
37. The new secretary isn't typing the documents very quickly.
The documents .
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PASSIVE VOICE 11 (PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PAST CONTINUOUS)
38. When I last visited Borobudur in Java, they were repairing the Buddhist temple.
When I last visited the Buddhist temple ..
39. They are building a new road at the moment so there is a lot of traffic congestion.
A new road .
40. Young poets are reciting the poems to the listeners.
The poems to the listeners.
n. Translate the verbs in brackets into English, using the Passive Voice.
1. The plants I s ~ podlewanel by the cleaning lady.
2. The concert Ijest nagrywanyl live now.
3. After the fire the cathedral /byla przebudowywanal
from 1788 - 1792.
4. Coins I s ~ wrzucanel into the slot machine.
5. The diamond exhibition /byla obserwowanal both by the police
and the robbers.
6. What is smelling so delicious? A chicken Ijest pieczonyl
in the oven with some gravy and vegetables.
7. While my clothes /byly pranel in the washing
machine, some buttons were lost.
8. What music Ijest sluchanal at the party?
9. The tricks /byly wykonywanel by a magician and his
lady assistant.
10. Ladies and gentlemen! Our products .
...................... I s ~ sprzedawanel with a discount only for two weeks this month.
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PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT - FUTURE SIMPLE - MODAL VERBS)
I. Rewrite the sentences, changing them into the Passive Voice.
I. Builders have 10 wear helmets at all times working
at the construction site.
Helmets .
2. Sharon will meet you at the airport and take you to your apartment.
you at the airport and .
3. The employer ought to pay insurance for his employees.
insurance for the employees .
4. No one has introduced us to the ambassador so far.
~ w ~ .
5. She hasn't watered these plants for ten days now.
These plants .
6. You definitely must look after your pets better than now.
Your pets .
7. They've stolen my car from the car park.
My car .
8. We should raise much more money for the new kennel.
Much more money .
9. Please remember that all the candidates have to return the application forms by the 15
th
May.
Please remember that the application forms .
........................... by all .
10. Archaeology can rediscover some lost civilisations and present them to the public.
Some lost civilisations .
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PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT - FUTURE SIMPLE - MODAL VERBS)
11. Have they delivered my new music system, yet?
. ?
..................... my new mUSIc system .
12. We won't help Jim; we can only advise him in this matter.
Jim ; he in this matter.
13. The traffic warden will give you a fine if you park your car here. /2 ways/
You if you park your car here.
A fine..................... if you park your car here.
14. The Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw will hold a fashion show this week.
A fashion show .
IS. The police have just arrested the man who broke into our local bank.
The man who .
16. Tom Cruise will present all the awards at the coming ceremony.
All the awards at the .
17. You can obtain further information from the nearest post office.
Further information .
18. They must restore this building or it'll collapse.
This building or it'll collapse.
19. Why haven't you sent the invitation to Mark Taylor, yet?
............................... the invitation to yet?
20. It isn't sure yet whether Mr Gordon, the famous playwright, will seriously consider
the proposal.
It isn't sure yet whether the proposal ..
21. A few groups of tourists have already visited this modern wonder of the world.
This modern wonder of .
22. After last bombing, the Lebanese authorities must rebuild and expand Beirut airport.
Beirut airport ..
23. You must not remove the oldest volumes from the library.
The oldest volumes .
24. Someone will probably mug you if you walk in that part of the town alone.
you if you walk in that part of the town alone.
25. You should send your children to a boarding school, my dear.
My dear, your children .
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PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT - FUTURE SIMPLE - MODAL VERBS)
26. You can use a coin as a screwdriver, if you haven't got one.
A coin if you haven't got one.
27. At the beginning of this experiment, first you should prepare a large quantity of hot water.
A large quantity of .
28. You can't wash woollen clothes in too warm water or they'll shrink.
Woollen clothes or they'll shrink.
29. Someone has put fresh flowers on all the tables.
Fresh flowers .
30. They won't take a decision until the next meeting.
A decision .
31. You shouldn't keep the books from the library longer than a month.
The books from the library .
32. They've sold out all the tickets for the next performance.
All the tickets for the .
33. Many film companies have asked Bill Sheridan to write a script for a film based on his novel.
Bill Sheridan by many to write
.......................................................................................... based on his novel .
34. The earthquake has totally destroyed several villages and it has left many people homeless.
Several vi llages and many people
35. The Green Party may organise more protest marches against killing seals in Antarctica.
More protest marches .
36. They haven't christened their baby-girl yet.
Their baby-girl .
37. 1strongly believe that he will develop his unusual abilities in the future.
I strongly believe that his unusual abilities .
38. If it didn't rain so much, we could finish the job.
The job if it didn't rain so much.
39. They will send you any necessary medicines by post or special delivery. /2 versions/
You by post or special delivery.
Any necessary medicines by post or special delivery.
40. We can reduce the danger of heart diseases by cutting out certain foods from our diet.
The danger of heart .
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PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT - FUTURE SIMPLE - MODAL VERBS)
n. Use the words in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar
meaning to the first. Do not change the word given:
I. I don't believe that a race from the outer space will invade the Earth.
be
I don't believe that the Earth .
2. To use this telephone, insert a coin in this opening.
should
To use th is telephone, a coin .
3. Have the police found the murderer, yet?
been
Has , yet?
4. Somebody ought to do something about this case.
be
Something this case.
5. If the police get the evidence, they'll accuse him of robbery.
he
If the police get the evidence, .
6. We have warned her about the possible dangers.
been
She .
7. I'm afraid they may laugh at you.
you
I'm afraid at.
8. Will you divide the loan into convenient instalments?
divided
Will ?
9. If the house were in a better condition, you'd sell it with a higher price.
be
The house if it were .
10. The secretary will have to send these letter urgently.
sent
These letters urgently.
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PASSIVE VOICE IV
IT IS (WAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS (WAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN
1. Change active into passive.
l. It's known that the final exams were put off.
The final exams .
2. It's thought that the actor plays the main role.
The actor ..
3. It's said the residents voted for the governor.
The governor .
4. It's believed that Rolls-Royce cars are reliable.
Rolls-Royce cars .
5. It's thought that the Nobel Prize is the most important in the world of science.
The Nobel Prize .
6. It's known that Germany was responsible for the Second World War.
Germany .
7. It is believed that the firm earned 0 lot of money last year.
The firm ..
8. It is expected that the war will end soon.
The strike ..
9. It is believed that the burglar broke in through the bathroom window.
The burglar .
la. It is reported that many people are homeless after the disaster.
Many people .
11. It is believed that the storm damaged the nuclear plant.
The nuclear plant ..
12. It is said that the Prime Minister is going to resign.
The Prime Minister .
13. It is expected that they will manufacture over 10,000 cars this year.
They ..
14. It is reported that the coastal town has been destroyed by the storm.
The coastal town .
15. It is expected that the weather will be fine tomorrow.
The weather ..
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PASSIVE VOICE IV
IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN
16. It is said that the prince malTied a maid.
The prince .
17. It is thought that the writer used someone else's ideas.
The writer ..
18. It is believed that they contacted UFO.
They .
19. It is reported that there have been demonstrations at the campus.
Demonstrations .
20. It is said that the syllabus will be reaJTanged.
The syllabus.... . ..
21. It is expected that the hooligans will be stopped.
The hooligans .
22. It is believed that there was nobody in the street there.
obody .
23. It is said that the ruins belonged to the same family.
The ruins .
24. It is reported that the president has been shot to death by an unknown man.
The president ..
25. It is said that the businessman went bankrupt last week.
The businessman .
26. It is believed that global warming might cause enormous floods.
Enormous floods .
27. It is said that he was very intelligent.
He .
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IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN
28. [t is believed that the country needed a reliable leader.
The country .
29. [t is expected that the police would stop the rioters.
The police .
30. It is reported that there were strikes in all the factories.
31. [t is thought that he was working on the newspaper.
He .
32. It is said that there was found an unknown letter by Plato.
An unknown letter by Plato .
33. It is said that the front door was opened.
The front door .
34. [t is believed that there would be manned space flights in the future.
Manned space flights ..
35. [t is reported that the celebrity arrived to take part in the charity ball.
The celebrity .
36. [t is thought that there lived unicorns on the Earth.
Unicorns ..
37. It is expected that the lobby would support the homeless.
The lobby .
38. It is said that the war first broke out in the Far East.
The war .
39. It is reported that the fires were soon put out.
The fires .
40. It is believed that out team was too weak to win the match.
Our team .
41. [t is said (hat they can't beat the Tigers.
They .
42. It is said that the footballers won't qualify to semi-final.
The footballers ..
43. [t is said that the young driver drove through the village at 160 km an hour.
The young driver ..
45. It is reported that there have been some victims in the train crash.
Some victims .
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IT IS 0NAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS 0NAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN
46. It is known that some participants were dishonest.
Some participants .
47. It is said that he has taken the money.
He .
48. It is expected that the students will pass their final exams.
The students .
49. It is believed that they found the treasure.
The treasure .
50. It is said that he plays truant from school.
He .
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CAUSATIVE FORMS: HAVE/GET STH DONE; MAKE SS DO STH; GET SS TO DO
I. Rewrite the sentences, using the appropriate causative form.
I. He gets people to make all his shoes in Italy.
He in Italy.
2. Phi lip isn't here - someone is cutting his hair for him.
Philip isn't here - he .
3. We got some people to build our garage last year.
We .
4. We have just paid someone to paint our house.
We .
5. When are you going to pay someone to develop those photos?
When those photos ?
6. I'll have to go to the optician's and tell him to change my glasses.
I'll have to go to the optician's to .
7. Sean went to the local bicycle repair shop for fixing the rear wheel of his bike.
Sean went to the local bicycle repair shop .
8. Helen's car was dirty this morning, but it looks perfect now. She's been to the garage.
/Present Perfect/
Helen her car . at the garage.
9. Do you ask someone to type your essays?
D o ~ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ?
10. My granny Violet doesn't like asking people to do her shopping.
My granny Violet doesn't like asking people .
11. How long has the plumber been fixing this tap in your bathroom?
How long you in your bathroom?
12. Was her leg broken in the car crash?
Did she ?
13. I'm going to ask them to send me a copy of the contract.
I'm going to a copy of the contract .
14. The doctor examined his wound.
He .
15. Gary asked his sister to translate the article for him.
Gary .
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16. Someone dry-cleans his suits every month.
He his suits .
17. We should vaccinate our children against flu this year.
We should our children .
18. The gardener is cutting down the old spruce in our garden.
We are .
19. The airport ClIstoms told me to open m)' luggage.
The airport customs .
20. You can ask someone to collect your mail while you are away.
You can while you are away.
21. I'm not used to employing anyone to do the housework for me.
I'm not used to the housework .
22. I didn't use to employ anyone to do the housework for me when I was younger.
I didn't use to the housework when I was
younger.
23. My car radio is being fitted by Mike today.
I .
24. Have your parents asked them to install a burglar alarm for them?
Have your parents ?
25. Patsy was looking after their children all summer.
They all summer.
26. Sally got a hairdresser to dye her hair before the party.
Sally her hair before the party.
27. The builders will have to take the wall of our kitchen down.
We the wall of our kitchen .
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28. The doctor is testing my son's eyes at the moment.
My son .
29. I asked Maria to brush my cats nicely.
I made .
30. How long has this butcher been delivering meat for you?
How long you meat ?
31. They will tell their servant to send the party invitations out.
They get .
32. Bill is going to ask the mechanic to service his car tomorrow.
Bill is going to tomorrow.
33. Last week they put in a new central heating system in your house.
Last week we .
34. You have toothache. You'll need to go to the dentist to check your teeth.
You have toothache. You'll need to your teeth .
35. My passport has run out. I went to the police department and asked them to renew it.
My passport has run out. I it .
36. Is your daughter going to pierce her ears at the beautician?
Is your daughter going to .
37. Thomas called a smith to open his stuck door.
Thomas made .
38. Did the dressmaker shorten the skirt for her?
Did she ?
39. Someone stole her bag in the shopping alley.
She got .
40. He will ask someone at the garage to repaint his car.
He will his car .
I!. Use the words in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has
a similar meaning to the first. Do not change the word given:
I. He has paid a professional to train the dog for him.
TRAINED
He by a professional.
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2. We asked our neighbour to water our plants while we are away.
WATERED
We while we were away.
3. She hired a famous photographer to take her children's pictures.
HAD
She by a famous photographer.
4. We'll ask him to change the lights in the sitting - room.
HAVE
We in the sitting - room.
5. She finally persuaded Steve to move the furniture.
GOT
She to move the furniture.
6. He insisted that Betty should sign the agreement.
MADE
He the agreement.
7. The school got someone to build a new gym last year.
BUILT
The school last year.
8. When did your hairdresser do your hair?
HAVE
When did ?
9. Thank God, someone is coming to repair the washing machine tomorrow.
HAVING
Thank God, I am tomorrow.
10. I hope she'll persuade her colleagues to change their minds.
MAKE
I hope she change their minds.
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UNIT 1
PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS .................................................................................... l ~
runs;
I I. rains I is shining; 2. am seeing; 3. are you preparing; 4. are getting; 5. doesn't suit;
6. likes I doesn't enjoy; 7. drives; 8. don't think; 9. is having; 10 .takes; 11. are sending;
12. isn't coming I is working; 13. is getting; 14. cleans I hardly does; 15. does your brother-in-law do I
doesn't have; 16. are moving I is(are) coming; 17. are you tasting I needs; 18. seems I is appearing;
19. are thinking; 20. are you always leaving; 21. is getting I are getting I is getting; 22. is doing; 23.
are feeding; 24. thinks; 25. do you know I belongs; 26. is having; 27. is your mother doing I hates I is
ironing; 28. gets; 29. are looking for; 30. is doing; 31. don't believe; 32. is just arriving; 33. am
helping; 34. is coming; 35. does the train... leave; 36. finish I get; 37. doesn't set; 38. walk; 39. is
becoming;
11 I. am staying I find; 2. are always going on; 3. make; 4. smell; 5. am only smelling; 6.(can) see;
7. am looking after; 8. depends; 9. is depending; 10. loves I prefer;
UNIT2
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE - PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS 4-6
has been gardening;
I I. have been driving I have only done; 2. has only answered I has been doing; 3. have been trying I
have had; 4. have been ringing I haven't managed; 5. have met I have been studying;
6. have you been doing I have been playing; 7. have been sitting; 8. have been going; 9. has been
learning; 10. have been waiting; 11. has broken down; 12. has offered; 13. have been writing; 14. has
stopped; 15. have you read; 16. haven't prepared; 17. have you been; 18. have cancelled; 19. has
eaten; 20. have been working; 21. have been I have never visited; 22. has been reading I hasn't
finished; 23. has just spilled (spilt); 24. have announced; 25. have been looking I have you been;
26. have closed; 27. have just sold; 28. have been selling; 29. have you heard;
11 I. have been pulling down I have been building; 2. has happened; 3. has been smoking;
4. have you been standing; 5. have been painting; 6. have known; 7. has been snowing;
8. hasn't been doing; 9. have been hiding; 10. hasn't been (feeling);
III 1. since you have decorated; 2. has been playing the guitar; 3. worst film Thave ever;
4. have been cleaning the house for; 5. had this book since my last birthday in January;
6 have been using this car; 7. has been there for; 8. have known Joshua; 9. have been waiting for the
train; 10. have you been learning;
UNIT 3
PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PRESENT PERFECL 7-8
I. am studying 2. is lying; 3. have slid; 4. work; 5. is sleeping; 6. always rains; 7. are saying; is
talking; 8. is currently writing; 9. do you want; 10. are normally printed; 11. is made; 12. have
waited; 13. take; 14. have; have got 15. am holding; 16. have loved; 17. can see; 18. has seen; 19. has
really improved; 20. has walked; 21. hasn't mastered; 22. have just come; 23. Have you flown; 24.
makes I doesn't make; 25. has developed; 26. is falling I has fallen 27. is booming; 28. is growing; 29.
have ever heard; 30. have ever dealt; 31. have just come; 32. haven't read; 33. have driven;
34. have invaded; 35. has never used; 36. are becoming; 37. have finished; 38. Have you ever eaten;
39. needs; 40. sound; 41. feels; 42. doesn't taste; 43. have seen I am seeing; 44. have become; 45. has
read; 46. has lost; 47. has hit; 48. has taken; 49. have done; 50. have you been;
UNIT 4
PRESENT PERFECT - SIMPLE PAST .. 9-10
I. put; 2. did you finish; 3. Has Peter drunk; 4. lived; 5. sank; 6. has stolen; 7. has fallen; 8. graduated;
9. was he born; 10. have almost finished; 11. has visited; 12. has just arrived; 13. have been; 14. met;
15. has slowed; 16. walked; 17. slept; 18. has already done; 19. has spilt; 20. has arrived; 21. have just
started; 22. stayed; 23. launched; 24. were dismissed; 25. hit; 26. wrote; 27. was he last; 28. have run;
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29. has come; 30. have you been; 31. has kept; 32. did it take; 33. has finished; 34. have they made;
35. sang; 36. has drunk; 37. gave; 38. played; 39. haven't been; 40. has only just made; 41. got;
42. managed; 43. crossed; 44. has been; 45. have gone; 46. headed; 47. has brought; 48. has never
played; 49. has left; 50. wrote;
UNIT 5
PAST SIMPLE - PAST CONTINUOUS............. ... 11-14
took / was looking;
I I. was cutting I heard; 2. burst I recognized; 3. was shining I set; 4. was driving I flew; 5. were you
laughing; 6. read I called; 7. was flying; 8. were listening I were explaining;
9. was tidying I found I had I was; 10. was crossing I slipped and fell; 11. was cooking I were playing;
12. were sleeping I woke; 13. was walking I lost; 14. was waiting I didn't come; 15. had I were
having; 16. took I was looking;
17. as watching; heard; 18. was approaching I began; 19. was thinking I didn't take; 20. couldn't I was
playing; 21. caught I was taking; 22. went I were discussing;
23. was giving I began; 24. ran / was driving; 25. were you doing I was sitting; 26. was peeping I
opened; 27. was singing / were trying; 28. was digging / whistling; 29. was getting / moved; 30. did
you realise I was going; 31. fell I was running; 32. was walking I noticed; 33. was sitting I decided;
34. arrived I had; 35. phoned I was driving; 36. was standing I was raining I was blowing; 37. were
window-shopping I appeared I were wearing I (were)playing; 38. was working I were barking;
39. was playing I sprained;
11 I. didn't notice I was being followed; 2. were you watching I knocked; 3. were smoking I entered;
4. didn't go I was raining; 5. were you doing; 6. were walking I landed;
7. saw I was dancing; 8. started I were sleeping; 9. was talking I was trying; 10. was hesitating I came
and bought;
UNIT 6
PAST SIMPLE - PAST PERFECT 15-18
achieved / had ever expected;
I I. arrived Ileamed I had left; 2. had lent I came I asked; 3. admitted I (had) pushed I had always
wanted; 4. had lost I lOok; 5. kept I had met; 6. told I came I had met; 7. didn't reach I had gone;
8. fell I had returned; 9. had they known I married; 10. had sunk I arrived; 11. had smoked I gave up;
12. had compared I began; 13. brought I had swallowed; 14. retired I had spent;
15. realised I had forgotten; 16. had got I arrived; 17. bought I had been; 18. had asked I went;
19. had I had spent; 20. turned I had missed; 21. had eaten I returned; 22. had lived I decided;
23. noticed I entered I had made; 24. found I knew I hadn't slept; 25. explained I had told; 26. had
heard I couldn't; 27. got I had already finished; 28. lost I had received; 29. hadn't understood I hired;
11 I. sat I thought I had told; 2. weren't I had feared; 3. decided I assured I had seen; 4. woke I
realised I hadn't locked; 5. felt I had never flown; 6. was / had forgotten; 7. had Sue packed / arrived;
8. had prepared / gave; 9. had drunk / felt / slept (fell asleep); 10. had to / had crashed;
III I. had (already)started ; 2. watched TV after she had cleaned; 3. By the time.....came home... had
washed ; 4. had already started when Joseph anived; 5. didn't speak to his sister after he had had; 6.
arrived we saw had already left; 7. had never seen / bought for her. ; 8. were
hungry because we hadn't had; 9. had sold over. before they decided ; 10. had always dreamt
of having gave him one for his birthday;
UNIT 7
PAST PERFECT SIMPLE - PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS... . . 19-21
had already left
I. had already stal1ed; 2. had been driving; 3. had always thought; 4. had been running; 5. had
repaired; 6. had been travelling; 7. had brushed; 8. had opened; 9. had been sailing; 10. had been
working; 11. had slOpped; 12. had had to; 13. had been demolishing; 14. had been fighting; 15. had
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locked; 16. hadn't dreamt; 17. had been blocked; 18. had been singing; 19. had been studying; 20. had
heard; 21. hadn't started; 22. had already vanished; 23. had been practicing; 24. had handed out;
25. hadn't been; 26. hadn't been; 27. had set; 28 had been; 29. had bought; 30. had been waiting; 31.
had been shining; 32. had gone out; 33. had stayed; 34. had run away; 35. had broken; 36. had you
been waiting; 37. had kidnapped; 38. had been snowing; 39. had been working; 40. had been; 41. had
met; 42. had known; 43. had been playing; 44. had been going on; 45. had removed; 46. had come;
47. had made; 48. had been waiting; 49. had sipped; 50. had been working;
UNIT 8
PAST SIMPLE - PAST CONTINUOUS - PAST PERFECT.. ... .. . .22-23
I. aITived I was dancing; 2. had known; 3. were starting I heard; 4. had whistled I began; 5. was
standing I rushed; 6. polished I had cleaned; 7. was dictating I opened; 8. had finished I got; 9. was she
looking I phoned; 10. had been I got; 11. was weeding; 12. was pressing I was sewing; 13. came I had
left; 14. played I had done; 15. called I was doing; 16. was resting; 17. were sleeping I got; 18. was
watching I turned up; 19. burst I had heard; 20. had eaten I got; 21. were reading I entered; 22. was
walking I saw; 23. couldn't I had forgotten; 24. met I had already finished; 25. came I had asked;
26. knew I had gone; 27. went out I had left; 28. was living I was; 29. Was it raining I got; 30. took I
weren't looking; 31. felt I had taken; 32. heard II was I had been; 33. were helping; 34. saw I were
marching; 35. was setting I was returning II set I returned II set I had returned; 36. was having I came;
37. admitted I had committed; 38. gave I had parked; 39. was wearing I saw; 40. was writing! ran;
41. came I had rung; 42. had mowed I watered; 43. told I had looked II told I was looking I looked;
44. were sightseeing I came; 45. were you doing I did you dol I saw; 46. landed I had sent;
47. had peeled I cut; 48. were you going I ran; 49. was hurrying I broke out; 50. were waiting I came;
UNIT9
FUTURE FORMS 24-26
is going to rain
I I. will make; 2 .is going to study; 3. will you marry;; 4. is meeting; 5. will be; 6. are you going to
visit (will you visit); 7. won't beginl will begin; 8. will give; 9. will win; 10. are flying; 11. will
finish; 12. am going to take; 13. Are... going to meet; 14. will probably move; 15. am seeing; 16. is
going to make; 17. is going to fall; 18. will carry; 19. am going to be; 20. will pass; 21. are... doing;
22. will soon become; 23. am going to clear; 24. will meet;
II I. am going to book: 2. won't be; 3. amI going to say; 4. is having; 5. I'll make; 6. won't go;
7. won't eat; 8. I'll pay; 9. We are going to; 10.1 am leaving; 11. are planning; 12. will you know;
13. I'll cook; 14. will get; 15.'s going to have;
III I. A. B.; 2. A. B.; 3.B.; 4. A.; 5. A.; 6.C.; 7.A.; 8.C.; 9.A.; 10. B.C.;
UNIT 10
FUTURE CONTINUOUS / FUTURE PERFECT.. . ........... .27-28
I. will be lying; 2. will have risen; 3. will be seeing; 4. will have cleaned; 5. will be driving; 6. will be
waiting; 7. will be crossing; 8. will be learning; 9. will have died; 10. will be writing; 11. will have
learnt; 12. will have crossed; 13. will be washing; 14. will be sailing; 15. will have come; 16. will be
finishing; 17. will be coming; 18. will they be spending; 19. will be doing; 20. will have known;
21. will be taking; 22. will have made; 23. will have covered; 24. will be driving; 25. will have
finished; 26. will be having; 27. will you have done; 28. will they be flying; 29. will be having;
30. will have finished; 31. will they be using; 32. will have gone; 33. will have been married; 34. will
have had; 35. will have travelled; 36. will be touring; 37. will have learnt; 38. will have been; 39. will
have spent; 40. will be watching; 41. will already have started; 42. will be diving; 43. will have
studied; 44. will be writing; 45. will have prepared; 46. will be sleeping; 47. will have finished;
48. will have painted; 49. won't have drawn; 50. will be riding;
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UNIT 11
PASSIVE VOICE I.. . 29-32
is celebrated nor only in English speaking countries;
I..... was given to the drink by Frank Robinson; 2. are eaten every day; 3. was previously thought
smelly (by women); 4. were helped to develop by industrial revolution; 5. is liked by most young
people; 6. was gun-powder invented? 7. is this delicious meal made? 8. are these plants watered so
rarely? 9. gallons of Sprite is sold every day; 10. wasn't found last week (by the police); 11. was
caught by a passer-by and taken to the ; 12. are requested to leave the rooms by midday;
13. was ... equipment hidden? 14. isn't visited very often (by tourists); 15. is ... re-installed? 16. are
roasted and ground in the first stage .... ; 17. was first excavated and described by the Polish
archaeologists; 18. were reminded about the due-date..... ; 19. is spoken all over the world; 20. isn't
permitted in auditorium; 21. were ... delivered safely? 22. weren't forgotten; 23. wasn't slept in last
night; 24. was broken into last weekend; 25. wasn't pulled down; 26. is now known by everybody that
Earth... ; 27. was... translated into English by Mr Ramsay? 28. were lifted by the government last
year; 29. are very well known in our country; 30. are allowed to speak their language only.... ; 31. is
never helped with the housework; 32. are kept by the Robinsons in the garden; 33. was ... won by?
34. are sold all over the world; 35. were built in 1656 by a Dutch scientist; 36. is checked regularly
by... ; 37. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize... ; 38. are sent to Antonio Banderas... ; 39. was taught
how to ride a bike by his elder brother; 40. wasn't repaired on time; 41. was brought some fresh
grapes (by Sally); / were brought to me (by Sally); 42. is delivered to us every morning; / are
delivered a daily paper every moming; 43. is ... produced in POl1ugal? 44. are looked after by old Mrs
Jenkins while ... ; 45. was told about their suspects during supper; 46. was terribly frightened by a
sudden explosion ... ; 47. were broken and torn in halves by a thunder; 48. weren't noticed; / were
noticed;
49. is wasted by children playing ... ;
UNIT 12
PASSIVE VOICE II 33-36
..... is being painted this month
I I. ..... documents are being prepared now; 2...... is being built in this area; 3...... was being
watched with great admiration; 4...... was being followed all ..... by some dangerously looking
men; 5...... was still being discussed by the delegation were being served; 6...... was being
pulled dDwn; 7...... was being Dperated Dn ..... ; 8. Was being written fDr tWD hDurs? 9...... is
being chased by Dur cat! 10.... is being listened to with great attention; 11. ..... are being damaged
..... are being broken by the gang Df ..... : 12..... is not being listened tD by the audience; 13......Df
"LDrd Df the Rings" is being shown in many cinemas nDW; 14...... the ferry was being stDpped and
searched by the coast guards; 15 were being taken fDr a walk everyday by the butler; 16.
.. ... are being held next week; 17 was being investigated by three inspectDrs ..... ; 18..... are
being WDrn this spring? 19...... are being offered a really good job; / is being Dffered tD you;
20...... are being IDDked into very carefully; 21. .... .is being prepared fDr you. 22...... negDtiatiDns
was being considered; 23 ..... is being done by an international team ; 24. are being cDpied fDrm
his work-mates; 25...... aren't being carried by the conveyor belt' 26 is being removed from
the pavement by the landlady; 27...... are being introduced at the beginning Df the year; 28...... was
being IDoked after fDr a IDng time by the relatives; 29..... is still being made in a traditional way;
30......was being put out in the western wing of the Town Hall; 31. ..... is being filled with
poisonDus chemicals by the wDrkshDps around Venice; 32...... are being selected at the moment by
the editDr; 33. wasn't being tidied when I entered; 34...... is being rehearsed at the NatiDnal
Theatre; 35. Is ..... being re-arranged again? 36 are being impDsed by the government this
year; 37...... aren't being typed very quickly; 38 BDrDbudur in Java was being repaired;
39 is being built at the mDment; 40. are being recited by YDung pDets ;
11 I. are being watered... ; 2...... is being recDrded ... ; 3..... was being rebuilt .... ; 4..... are
being thrown ; 5...... was being watched ; 6...... is being roasted ... ;7 were being
washed ... ; 8 .is being listened tD ... ; 9 were being performed ... ; 10 are being sold .... ;
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UNIT 13
PASSIVE VOICE Ill 37-40
I I. ... have to be worn at all times by the builders; 2 will be met ..... taken to your apartment by
Sharon; 3 ought to be paid by the employer; 4 haven't been introduced to the ambassador ;
5 haven't been watered for ten days now; 6 must be definitely looked after better than now;
7 has been stolen from the car park; 8.... should be raised for the new kennel; 9...... have to be
returned by the] 5'" May ... the candidates; 10......can be rediscovered and presented to the public;
11. Has ..... been delivered ... ? 12... won't be helped; ... can only be advised in this matter;
13 will be given a tine by the traffic warden ... ; / will be given to you by the traffic warden ... ;
14 will be held this week by the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw; 15..... broke into our local bank has
been just arrested by the police; 16..... coming ceremony will be presented by Tom Cruise; 17.... can
be obtained from the nearest post office; ]8... __ must be restored... ; 19. Why hasn't ..... to Mark
Taylor been sent ? 20 will be seriously considered by Mr Gm'don, the famous playwright; 21 .
..... the world has already been visited by a few groups of tourists; 22...... must be rebuilt and
expanded after last bombing; 23...... must not be removed from the library; 24...... will probably be
mugged; 25... __ . should be sent to a boarding school; 26. . can be used as a screwdriver... ; 27.
... .. hot water should be first prepared at the beginning of this experiment; 28...... can't be washed in
too warm water ; 29...... have been put on all the tables; 30...... won't be taken until the next
meeting; 31. shouldn't be kept longer than a month; 32.... next performance have been sold out;
33. __ .. has been asked ..... film companies ..... a script for a film ..... 34 __ .. have been totally
destroyed ..... have been left homeless by the earthquake; 35..... may be organised by the Green Party
against killing seals in the Antarctic; 36 hasn't been christened yet; 37...... will be developed in
the future; 38 could be finished ... ; 39 will be sent any necessary medicines ... ./ ..... will be sent
to you ; 40 diseases can be reduced by cutting out certain foods from our diet;
11 I will be invaded by a race from the outer space. 2. ... should be inserted in this opening.
3 the murderer been found ... ; 4....ought to be done about __ .; 5.... he will be accused of robbery.
6 has been warned about the possible dangers. 7.... you may be laughed at. 8.... the loan be
divided into convenient instalments? 9.... would be sold with a higher price..... in a better condition.
10...... will have to be sent
UNIT 14
PASSIVE VOICE IV.. .....................................................................................................41-44
I. are known to have been put off; 2. is thought to play the main role; 3. is said to have been voted for;
4. are believed to be reliable; 5. is thought to be the most important in the world of science;
6. is known to have been responsible for The Second World War; 7. is believed to have earned a lot of
money last year; 8. is expected to end up soon; 9. is believed to have broken through the bathroom
window; 10. are reponed to be homeless after the disaster; 11. is believed to have been damaged by
the storm; 12. is said to be going to resign; 13. are expected to manufacture over 10,000 cars this year;
14. is reponed to have been destroyed by the storm; 15. is expected to be fine tomorrow; 16. is said to
have married a maid; 17. is thought to have used someone else's ideas; 18. are believed to have
contacted UFO; 19. are reported to have been at the campus; 20. is said to be rearranged; 21. are
expected to be stopped; 22. is believed to have been in the street there; 23. are said to have belonged
to the same family; 24. is reported to have been shot to death by an unknown man; 25. is said to have
gone bankrupt last week; 26. are believed to have been caused by the global warming; 27. is said to
have been very intelligent; 28. is believed to have needed a reliable leader; 29. are expected to stop
the rioters; 30. strikes are reported to have been in all the factories; 3]. is thought to have been
working on the newspaper; 32. An unknown letter by Plato is said to have been found; 33. is said to
have been opened; 34. are believed to be in the future; 35. is reported to have arrived to take part in
the charity ball; 36. Unicoms are thought to have lived on the Eanh; 37. is expected to support the
homeless; 38. is said to have broken out in the Far East; 39. are reported to have been put out soon;
40. is reported to have been too weak to win the match; 41. are said not to be able to beat the Tigers
42. are said not to qualify to semi-finals 43. is said to have driven through the village at 160 km an
hour; 44. are thought to end soon; 45. are reported to have been in the train crash; 46. are known to
have been dishonest; 47. is said to have taken the money; 48. are
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ANSWER KEY
expected to pass their final exams; 49. is believed to have been found; 50. is said to play truant from
school.
UNIT 15
CAUSATIVE FORMS 45-48
I gets I has all his shoes made... ; 2 ,.is having his hair cut; 3 had our garage built last year;
4 have just had our house painted; 5 are you going to have developed? 6...... have my
glasses changed; 7.....to have I to get the rear wheel of his bike fixed; 8..... has had I got ... washed
... ; 9.... have your essays typed? 10...... to get I have her shopping done; 11. .... have you been
having this tap in your bathroom fixed? 12.... get her leg broken in the car crash? 13 have I get
..... sent; 14. had I got his wound examined; 15 got his sister to translate the article for him; 16.
.. .has I gets .....dry-c1eaned; 17 have I get vaccinated against flu this year; 18...... having the old
spruce in our garden cut down; 19 made me open my luggage; 20...... get someone to collect your
mail ... ; 21 ..... having done for me I getting anyone to do ... for me; 22...... have .....done... I
....get anyone to do for me .... ; 23.... am having the car radio fitted today; 24 had I got the
burglar alarm installed? 25 were having their children looked after ..... ; 26 had I got dyed
.... ; 27......will have to get taken down; 28. is having his eyes tested at the moment; 29 Maria
brush my cats nicely; 30 have ... been having ....delivered? 31. ... will ... their servant to send the
party invitations out; 32 have I get his car serviced ; 33.... had a new central heating system put
in our house; 34.... have I get ....checked; 35 ..... had renewed; 36..... have I get her ears pierced?
37.... a smith open his stuck door; 38.... get! have her skirt shortened? I .... get the dressmaker to
shorten her skirt? 39.... her bag stolen in the shopping alley; 40.... have / get ... repainted at the
garage;
11 I. had his dog trained .... ; 2...had / got our plants watered ... ; 3 had her children's pictures
taken ; 4.... will have the lights changed .... ; 5..... finally got Steve ; 6..... made Betty sign.... ;
7...... had a new gym built .... ; 8.....you have your hair done? 9..... am having the washing machine
repaired ..... ; 10..... will make her colleagues;
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English Grammar 50: 50 - Part 1 jest zestawem ewiczeri obejmujqcych g/6wne dzia/y gramatyki angielskiej. Pozycja ta moze bye wykorzystywana w gimnazjach lub szko/ach srednich, od poziomu elementary do intermediate. Cwiczenia zosta/y podzielone na dwa zbiory, w kt6rych do kazdego zagadnienia gramatycznego przygotowano 50 przyk/ad6w. Majq one charakter ewiczeri zamknililtych (test wielokrotnego wyboru, podawanie poprawnej formy czasownika, t1umaczenie CZlilsci zdania na jlilzyk angielski). Autorzy, kt6rzy pracujq czynnie jako nauczyciele w szkole sredniej, zauwazyli potrzeblil opracowania takiego zbioru ewiczeri, kt6ry zawiera/by odpowiedniq Iiczblil przyk/ad6w uzycia danej konstrukcji gramatycznej, bez potrzeby odnoszenia silil do wielu innych opracowari. Ksiqzka moze bye wykorzystywana zar6wno przez nauczyciela, jak i ucznia w pracy indywidualnej (zawiera klucz z odpowiedziami). Autorzy majq nadziejlil, ze pozycja ta blildzie pomocna w opanowaniu i testowaniu zagadnieri gramatycznych.
Marta Kowalik-Alherwy Maciej Klildzior

CONTENTS

PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS....................................................... .... 1-3 PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE - PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS ... 4-6 PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS - PRESENT P E R F E C T . . . . . .. 7-8 PRESENT PERFECT - SIMPLE P A S T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10 PAST SIMPLE - PAST CONTINUOUS................................... 11-14 PAST SIMPLE - PAST P E R F E C T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-18 PAST PERFECT SIMPLE - PAST PERFECT C O N T I N U O U S . . . . . . . 19-21 PAST SIMPLE - PAST CONTINUOUS - PAST PERFECT.......... 22-23 FUTURE FORMS: FUTURE SIMPLE; BE GOING TO; PRESENT CONTINUOUS 24-26 FUTURE PERFECT - FUTURE CONTINUOUS................ 27-28 PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE. PAST SiMPLE) 29-32 PASSIVE VOICE II (PRESENT CONTINUOUS. PAST CONTINUOUS) . 33-36 PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT. FUTURE SIMPLE. MODAL VERBS) 37-40 PASSIVE VOICE IV................. .. .41-44 CAUSATIVE FORMS (HAVE/GET STH DONE; MAKE SB DO STH; GET SB TO DO) ..45-48 ANSWER KEY 49-54

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PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Present Simple or

Present Continuous Tense.

Tom is an athlete. Every morning he

/run! ten laps round the park.

I. It usually

/rain/ at this time of the year but today the sun

................................... /shine/ brightly. 2. I 3. What you /see/ my dentist tonight. /prepare/ for dinner? It smells delicious. /getl fatter every time we meet. /not suit/ the dress I've just bought. /like/ English a lot but she. ................ /not enjoy/ Maths

4. Diane, you really should cut on sweets. You 5. This hat 6. My sister and Chemistry. 7. Who 8. I really

.Idrive/ that Mercedes that's parked outside? .Inot think/ that wall colour is the biggest problem now! /have/ lunch with her fiance.

9. I'm afraid you can't see Rebecca now. She 10. The light from the Sun 11. This week we is on strike. 12. John /not come/ here tonight. He

/take/ about eight and a half minutes to reach the Earth. /send/ all the mail by couriers because the Post Office

/work/ all night.
/getl hotter and hotter

13. Now you can be sure that summer is near. It every day. 14. My sister never

/clean/ her bedroom, in fact she

..

............................. /hardly/ dol any housework.

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PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS
15. AI What
your brother-in-law

Idol for the living? Inot havel any permanent job.

BI Oh, this and that, you know, he
16. We

Imovel house next week and the removal company

............................... Icomel at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
17. AI Why

you

Itastel the stew? Ineedl any spices.
Iseeml to be rather nervous. /appearl in the evening TV news, that's why. ..

BI To see if it
18. AI lake

BI Well, he

19. We haven't made any serious plans for the summer holidays, but we ............................. Ithink! to visit Majorca this year. 20. Louise, why you always

I leavel your dirty coffee

mug on my desk? It's really ilTitating. 21. Life is so difficult! Unemployment rate

Iget! higher, prices Igetl higher, only our

.............................. Igetl higher, everything
salaries are still the same! 22. Brenda is away this week. She 23. Let's go over there! They 24. My Indian friend Vishnu 25 /belong! to? 26. loan is downstairs in the kitchen. She
27. AI What

Idol a nursing course in Coventry.
Ifeedl the seals. Ithink! it is wrong to eat meat.

you

/knowl who this watch

..

!havel breakfast. Idol now? Ihatel - she lironl clothes. /getl

your mother

BI The thing that she really

28. My husband's sense of direction is not very good. Actually he lost very easily. 29. Our old refrigerator has broken down completely and we a new one. 30. Mary

!look fori

Idol the shopping and she'll be back in about half an hour. Inot believel

31. I am not at all a religious person and I in reincarnation, ghosts or life after death. 32. This is a historic moment. The President's car in front of the palace.

Ijust arrivel

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PRESENT SIMPLE - PRESENT CONTINUOUS
33. This is only a temporary job. I until they find a new chef. 34. I'm so excited! Loma 35. Excuse me, what time
Icomel round to see us tonight. Ithe trainl to Manchester Ihelpl in the restaurant

Ileavel? Ifinish! a level,

36. This new game is sensational - as soon as you you
Igetl something completely different to do.

37. The midnight sun phenomenon is amazing! Just imagine the sun .................. Inot setJ for six months I 38. I often 39. Public transport

..

Iwalkl to work when the weather is fine. Ibecomel more and more expensive nowadays.

n. Translate the verbs in brackets into English, using the Present Simple or Present
Continuous Tense.
I. After this terrible gas explosion in my house I with some friends until 2. Bus drivers 3. It is said that computers 4. The roses in your garden 5. I 6. I
Iwidz~1 Iznajd~1 Ipozostaj~1

a flat of my own.

/zawszel

przyst~pujfl

= idal on strike!

Iczynial life easier.

Ipachnal charming. Itylko wflchaml this eau de cologne. How much is it? what you mean!
lopiekuj~ si~1

7. I'm afraid I can't meet you at six. I my little niece tonight. 8. I don't know if we can afford this holiday. It all 9. John, you can't leave Paola now! She 10. Josephine
Iwol~1

/zalezyl on the price.

/zalezyl on you! .

luwielbia/ the urban environment, but I

peace and quiet of the countryside.

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. The students Iwritel the exam for two hours now. Good heavens! We /waitl for a taxi for over half an hour.. Tom and Janet /gol out with each other for two years now. 2.. We Idrivel all day and we . A prestigious magazine /offerl 13. I'm afraid Barbara can't come. 5. you /readl many books by Dickens? you Inot preparel for the examination. 6. This traffic is terrible. I I. lonlyl answerl six Do you think Danny is all right? He . 15 16.. I don't know what time it is. 3. lringl my friends all morning to tell them that the party is off. lonly dol 20 miles.Idol? -I Iplayl football in the rain.. 7... Oh.. disturb your father.PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS 1. /break! down. 10...PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE . and we ..fighter? ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 4 . Don'. Her car 12. You will have to take it again.ldol the test for over an hour now..You are covered in mud' What on earth you . 8.. 4. Ronald is an excellent journalist. !havel about ten interviews.. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous.. I. dear! You /sitl in the sun too long! That's why your shoulders are burned. . I Imeetl some really interesting people since I started the course Istudyl together in the evenings..... my watch /stop/. questions and he I /tryl to find ajob for six months now and . I but I Inot managel to get through to some of them. He _ /garden/ since early this morning.. 9... 14... haven't they? Harry /learnl to drive since the beginning of March. How long you /bel a fire. ©WIR him an important post. 17...

. It's a pity so many cinemas /close/ since the arrival of video.. He 9. Everything is white outside.. How long 5. 20. /stoisz/ in this queue? /malowali/ the fence all morning. Ellen feat! no meat since she was six. The robbers 10. They 6.. . /nie odrabial/ any homework lately.. They /canceIJ tonight's concert so we'll have to do something else.... We /sell/ tickets since April... He 4.. /padal sniegl all night.... /never/ visit! Poland.. Dorothy . using the Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Continuous Tense. Do you think that something 3.... They're tired. For the last ten years they /wyburzaj'l! the old buildings in the area /buduj'l! new ones.... /just! spill/ tomato juice on the rug! 24. please! Get me a cleaning cloth from the kitchen... 21. 22... /ukrywaj1\.... The government /announce/ new laws to try to reduce the crime rate in the country....... 23.. I /lookJ for you since seven o'clock! Where you .. I.... 29 you /hear/ the news yet... Betty? n..... We can't come today... Translate the verbs in brackets into English... Hurry.... sorry. 27../nie czuje si«/ well all afternoon... 25.PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS 18... /bel? 26. and 2... . I /workJ for the same company for thirteen years and it's time to move on now....PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE ... George /read/ the book you lent him but he /not finish/ it yet.. I /bel to most countries in Europe but I . .. 19.... We regret to inform you that we /just! sell/ out of tickets. Our little son ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 5 . John won't pass his exams.. It 8. 28..... si«/ in that old farmhouse for a week. /stalo si«/ to her? /pali/ cigarettes since he left school. I 7.......... /znam/ Alison for twelve years but I don't know if she likes cats...

It's 6 o'clock now. . 9. Do not change the word given.. seen. Mark started playing the guitar four years ago. """""". S. . They're using it at present. They bought a car two months ago. in January. When did you last decorate your living room? since How long is it """"" . I. . You can talk to Richard about France. . 7.. known I . . . 6..PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE .. had I have ..". for ages. for We " . . . 10.. .. I'm still waiting for it..for four years.." .". I first met Joshua ages ago. your living room? 2. been You can talk to Richard about France. been They . I got this book for my last birthday in January. .". for two months now... I know him now. . has Mark . . " . 8. When did you start learning German? learning How long German? ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 6 . I have never seen such a terrible film before. I started waiting for the train forty minutes ago. He a month... Use the words in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first. We started cleaning the house at 3 o'clock.." three hours now. . 4."". been I for forty minutes now. ". He was there for a month and came back yesterday. worst This is the ".PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS Ill. 3.

It's strange that people (take) 14. so loudIy. want) on the floor playing with her doll. made by a small chocolatier in Zurich. The business cards (be.. some movies so seriously.. At the moment Cynthia (lie) 3. I (see) 18. two tickets for the circus. on snow. but she can communicate.. write) 9 (you. Susan (not master) 22. I (love) 17. Supply the correct verb form. two elephants doing tricks in the ring. Look.. He (see) 19. because everybody (talk) a book about his adventures in Tibet. to come over for dinner tonight? printed by a company in New York. since I moved to Australia. Look. rain) 7.. This delicious chocolate (be) 12.PRESENT SIMPLE .. Usually I (work) S.. Jack (currently. My English (really. Japanese yet. as a secretary at ATB. the cinema ever since I was at primary school. In fact.. nOl1l1ally) 11. Man (walk) 21. I Uust.. here for more than five hours. 8... Right now... two tickets for the circus. Shhhhh! Be quiet' Tom (sleep) 6. there. come) ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE .. 1. that movie many times. on the moon. improve) 20.. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) . I (have) IS. I hate living in Seattle because it (always.. I'm in Paris because 1 ( study) French at a language school. . It's the first time I (slide) 4. 2... we (wait) 13. .PRESENT CONTINUOUS . back from there. Actually..PRESENT PERFECT I. I (hold) 16.. 7 10.

Every time he thinks of his mother's cooking he (fee]) 42. all the Harry Poller books. against the dollar. come) 32. Mummy' Tom (hit) 48. our world in the last twenty years. This milk (not taste) 43. That's the best presentation I (ever. the doctor about my skin problem. I (finish) 38 39. more and more popular these days. 24. use) 36. Everybody (need) 40. so don't ask me to do yours. How is your cold today? You (sound) 41. The yen (fall) a new advanced type of printer. a lot better today. . I (do) 50. How long (you. It's obvious that you (not read) 33. The reason I look so brown is that I Gust. I'm afraid to say. be) ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 8 . He's the most difficult customer I (ever. a grandmother. me. quickly.P. deal) 31. here since your parents got that news? 27. He (never.PRESENT PERFECT 23 (you. Business (boom) 28.PRESENT SIMPLE . a Mac since he started working with computers. with. Things are really great. Computers (invade) 35. Who (take) 49. hear) 30. Computers (become) 37.PRESENT CONTINUOUS . Whaaaa! my cake? a lot of homework so far. back from a trip to Cuba. fly) to the top of the Empire State Building? computers. that report. . I (see) 44. I (become) 45. eat) snai Is? money. It's the first time I (drive) 34. He (read) 46. ever. Compaq (make) 25. May I watch a movie now? ( you. homesick. H. (develop) 26. a car. my work. over 10 pounds for the last six months. Inflation (grow) 29. but it (not make) cars. She (lose) 47. This afternoon. fresh.

.PRESENT PERFECT . Cannelita (sleep) 18. When 28. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 9 .SIMPLE PAST I. How long exactly? at the graduation dance. You (be) 14. They are staying in a hotel. but he left in 1999. 4. They (just. There's no milk left. After the strikes a lot of workers (be dismissed) 25. be) the graffiti on the wall yesterday? seen? the small business since I remember. 2. 26. down a lot since the birth of his son last year. (he. He (just. finish) 3. (spill) wine on my carpet? There's a big red late several times. Ellis (put) computer in the early 1980's. He (arrive) 21. last. so many countries! from Tokyo. The Americans (launch) 24. They (run) (he. be) born? that quiz. Who (write) 27. my bicycle l Now I '11 have to walk home. Supply the correct verb form. What time (you. When I was a girl I (walk) 17. Somebody (steal) 7. the game. in a young hostel. partners for 0 long time. We (meet) 15. five miles to school every day. He (slow) 16. drink) all of it? in Tokyo for five years. Lucky Susan' She (visit) 12. She (already. start) 22. through the entire class. arrive) 13. Who stain behind the sofa. from university last July. finish) 11. Martin (graduate) 9. When 10. George (live) 5. The Titanic (sink) 6. 20. the shuttle a few years ago. CN T Headline together his first the meeting? (Peter. do) 19. Gerry (fall) 8. 1. in 1912. I (almost. off his bike three times this month. before they (stay) 23. the tower News has announced an aircraft (hit) at7 o'clock local time. Using standard components. her Christmas shopping.

After Jessy (leave) 50. He (keep) 32. He's a good student. Who. In the end Frodo (manage) 43. How much time (you.. squash from dawn to dusk every day. to see the UFO.. the finish line first. How long (they. (it. that delicious wine? a Karaoke song. things (go) 46....." (drink) 37. truant from school. school. During the match the coach (give) 38. take) to get to the evening meeting? his biography. 30. Since Peter went away. My cousin. The painter (only just.. a standing ovation at the concert. Our brave soldiers (not be) 40. his final correction. He (never.. Lately everybody (come) . a new footballer a chance to play... a letter for you... There (be) 45. for a haunted house.. . all the wine? The bottle is still empty. the postman (bring) 48. play) 49. The little pianist (get) 42. make) 41... In the holiday he (play) 39. (finish) 34. Lauda (cross) 44.. Tom.. be) Tommy? the snakes since times immemorial.. At the yesterday's party my uncle (sing) 36.SIMPLE PAST 29.. who is a playwright. to throw the bad ring into the burning gap. a lot of sonnets.. much better. Shakespeare (write) ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE lO . Johnson came second. 33.PRESENT PERFECT . he's going to travel round the world. a terrible accident in Park Lane. At the beginning the knight (head) 47. make) 35.. Where 31.. to Africa yet.

.... /listen/ carefully all the time they . /burstJ into tears when she ........ /set/ off from his cottage. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE II ..PAST SIMPLE .. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Past Simple or Past Continuous Tense.PAST CONTINUOUS 1. First she the company. you /laugh! all through the history lesson yesterday? /call/ 6... At eight o'clock yesterday evening the plane to /fly/ from Tahiti Los Angeles. 3... /recognize/ /shine/ brightly when the old man . The sun . What a terrible accident! Steve a bird 5... We .. 8.. .. She his name. 2...... ... /explain/ the plan to us.. Tom ftake! a photo when I fnot look!. I...... .... 4. Why /drive/ his car when /fIy/ into his windscreen.. [ /cutJ up vegetables in the kitchen when I /hear/ it on the six o'clock news..tread/ the advertisement and then she 7.... ..

.... I .............. .. I really loudly...... .. Ihavel to work hard while her step-sisters .....Inot takel any decision..... she /havel when she .... /bel a child... Ihavel fun at the ball......... she Icookl dinner. BI I Isit/ in the Red Lion Pub with lots of other people ....... The lights Igol out when we Idiscussl Icatchl the fire just when it Inot can! hear the bell because the radio Iplayl . Islip and fall/. Iwakel us up.... .......PAST SIMPLE . 23.. Last night Sally she 18....... 22. lrunl Igivel the lecture when the students' 24. Yesterday when I Icrossl the street...... One of my worst memories from last winter holidays was when I out of petrol while I 25.. The fishing boat Itakel the cake when nobody Ilookl. ........ Isleepl when some terrible noise Iwalkl in the park. He ..the policeman asked. you Idol between 5 and 7 o'clock yesterday? ........ 14.PAST CONTINUOUS 9....... lfindl some of the toys she Itidyl her bedroom. Inot come!. . lapproachl the seashore when the tornado .....answered lim. 20. 19.. Last weekend while lulie ....... I /Iosel my watch. ....... Iplayl in the garden... 21........... The aeroplane ..... AI What Idrivel along a snowy mountain road in the evening... I Ithinkl about their offer all night but I .. Iwatchl TV in her bedroom when suddenly Ihearl a scream outside. While my mother 12... 16. As she 11..... . 10.. Poor Cinderella Iwait/ for him quite a long time but he .... 26..... ... /begin/.. ..... Professor Ward riots /begin!.... we . the plans for the following morning. We all V 13. ... lopenl Ipeepl through the keyhole when the door suddenly ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 12 . Itakel off.. IS.. The children 17...

... When Fiona Iphone/.........! 36....... I Inoticel something strange hanging from the roof...... When Belly Isit/ under a mango tree with the wind in my Idecidel to stay in India larrive/... using the Past Simple or Past Continuous Tense. 29...... The weather was dreadful as I ...... some dogs Iplayl tennis when she Isprainl her wrist. They . Idigl in the garden and .. This morning while I Ifalll 50 feet from a bridge you Irealisel that the train Igol lrunl after his puppy-dog....... IworkJ with the computer.. 34.. Last night while I ..!Betty made the tea for them! 35.. While the woman Igetl into the bus. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 13 .. Iwearl brightly-coloured clothes and 38. Beatrice Iplayl jazz........ .... IwalkJ past the supermarket..... I. Iwindow-shopl in the downtown. One evening while I face and a juicy fruit to eat.... 30.. The singer Isingl his best hits while the fans Itryl to climb the stage.it 37. /by! sledzonyl by the shop security.. _ 28.. 33....!Fiona' s mother said her brother was already 0/1 his way to pick her up. Translate the verbs in brackets into English.. He Iwhistlel to himself all day yesterday. Ann and lane /havel a cup of tea. n. Imovel suddenly....PAST CONTINUOUS 27.. ..... the driver ... Yesterday when we group of musicians suddenly Istandl in a queue for the cinema Irainl heavily and a cold wind /blow/...... That's terrible! A four-year-old boy while he 32... . 39.. /barkJ all the time in the yard.. a small lappearl on the pavement... When the opposite direction? 31.. her brother Idrivel to the airport to pick her up..PAST SIMPLE ...... The pickpocket Inie zauwazy!1 that he . I almost for the rest of my life...

...........................PAST SIMPLE .m.. .... 5.. ... The eanhquake __ lzobaczyleml Brad Pitt at the disco last night............... We /nie wyszlismyl out because it ...... .... Iprzyszedl i kupill.... I He 8..... /tanczyll with my pretty cousin Florence.... There was a summer sale at Han-ods' last week............PAST CONTINUOUS 2................... Iweszlal his bedroom.... Ipadal deszcz/....... 9. 10........ .. While I Iwahalam sie<1 whether to buy one or two T-shirts for 25 pounds each.............. somebody else . /wyl<tdowalol.. the toddler ............ .. /czy ogl<tdaleSttelevision when [ ............... Izapukaleml your door? 3..................... Bill and his friends Ipalilil cigarettes when his mother .......... Ipr6bowal/lO climb the window sill on the ninth floor... What They /robileSt at this time on Wednesday? Ispacerowalil in the fields when the UFO .......... 6....... lzacze<lo sie<1 at 3 a....... when all the people in the town ........ ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 14 . 4... 7........ Ispali/................ While the baby-sitter Irozmawialal on the phone..............

.. Iknowl each other before Stella Inot reach! home until her parents Igol .. When we that the train 2.. Iman'yl Malcolm? 10. Past Perfect Tense. Put the verbs in brackets into the appropriate form of the Past Simple.. Professor Dexter disease only after he 9../comel back late only because he Itelll me last night that he Imeetl a fairy .....PAST PERFECT I.. He the window because he 4..... Ilendl you the money Ileaml Icomel lask/ you to return it........ How long they Ifalll ill with some kind of a rare tropical Iretuml from Asia.. Diane to come to the party........ /losel her car keys so she /takel a taxi Ikeepl looking at that man wondering where I .. 6..Imeetl him before...... . 1.... [n JanLlQlY we _ lachievel better results than anyone . I lalTivel we Ilea vel.. leverl expect!.. 8... on his way home! 7........ Imagine what! My husband .PAST SIMPLE ..... There were so many victims of that disaster because the ship before the rescue helicopters ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE Isinkl lalTivel on the scene. Rosa to bed.. The woman who yesterday and 3.............. . 15 ......... 5. .. ladmitl that he Ipushl his wife from lalwaysl want! to do that.. . ....

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.... My father /retire/ at the age of seventy after he ................. My brother /buy/ a new camera last week because his old one .. 26........... /already/ finish/ all the housework........... Lisa ... ......... /have/ no more money because they /spend/ ... Our finn we 13.. The man us before about dogs were true................ /arrive/.... By the time her mother /heart the news I . William 21. 19..... /give up/ smoking ........... 18.. The first thing we /tum/ up late because he feat! her dinner by the time I /miss/ the bus.. The thief /get! out of the toilet window before the police ....... /bringl in a patient who /swallow/ . When Doctor Watson he /find/ Holmes sitting in his favourite green armchair.... 27... 14. /know/ that his friend ..it cost too much... 12... /Iive/ in New Zealand for seventeen years before /decide/ to go back to Scotland......PAST PERFECT 11.... .............. Barbara /smoke/ a lot but during her last stay in the USA she ..................... The child ...... 25........................ companies before /begin/ to import this software from Hong Kong....... They everything on duty free whisky.. 20. /ask/ his mother's permission before he /go/ to play outside..... /not sleep/ the previous night........ /notice/ when we /enter/ /makel. the house was the incredible mess that the robbers 24........ /retum/ home........ /forget! my passport on the dressing table.................... /compare/ the prices in most leading.. Emergency a handful of precious stones.PAST SIMPLE . /spend/ over forty-five years working for the same company..... ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 16 ........... Julia 22........... 15........... On the train rushing towards the border I !realise/ that I .............. Mac Donald he 23...... 16.lnot cant /explain/ that all the stories he /tell/ /get! home..... /be/ stolen................................... After I think of anything else.. 17.......................

....... Imyslall miserably about what Linda him last night...... 1...... Inigdy nie lecialyl by plane before....lem na kluczl ..... Izapewnilil us they a ghost there on their first excursion......... ....................... using the appropriate form of the Past Simple or Past Perfect Tense.......................... 7...... When I lobudzilem si~1 up in the middle of the night I I Inie zamknq................... The children spraw~1 that Iczuly si~1 a bit frightened because they .. 29................ /birel an interpreter..................... 5.. lrozbila si~1 Iprzygotowala/ some food and drinks for children before the day Iwydala/ a birthday party for her son................... n. The end of year results Inie bylyl as bad as the sales directors si~/.... IprzyjechaleS/ to pick her to the station? 8... ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE l7 .... We Inot understandl a word of his local dialect until we .......... 2... Translate the verbs in brackets into English........ he Ipoczul si~1 Izasn'tll.... lobawiali 3. Helen she 9.... ........... We Ipostanowilismyl to set off the journey to the castle because my friends Iwidzielil ........ ............ 4............... Brian /losel his new leather gloves soon after he ..PAST SIMPLE ............. Marion /byla/ sad because her husband /zapomniall about their wedding anniversary....... Iwypil/ his medicine.................. 6....... After Jim week and 10... Iczy Sue spakowala/ all her suitcases by the time you ... ........... Imusiala/ give her car to the garage after she in the traffic jam..... Matthew lusiadll alone in the dark room and . Ipowiedziala/ . Izdalem sobie the door. She .............PAST PERFECT 28.......... Ireceivel them as a birthday gift from Greta....................................

... Use the verbs in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first........... _ ... ... by the time ........ ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 18 .... The performance started...... ..... already . Peter washed up the dishes.. .......... ... .. when The performance after Barry left When we at the theatre....... never Emma such flowers which her boyfriend .......... always Simon a rattle-snake so we ... Then... ............ .... He dreamt of having one. ... 8.... an argument long ago........ 2. my Mexican housemaid. Conch ita....... Barry did not speak to his sister for years because they had an argument long ago..... Do not change the word given........ because After long climbing we .. Peter . The play started before we could get there....... the dishes.. a tour of Europe... ...... .. 3.. We didn't have any breakfast... .. his wife ............PAST SIMPLE ....... We gave Simon a rattle-snake for his last birthday....... 5.. .. his wife came home.. that the last train for Edinburgh 7... then she watched TV......... I.... When we arrived at the station we saw that we missed the last train to Edinburgh.... ....... ...... Then they decided to go on a tour of Europe....... had The play • when we got there...... 9.... 10.......... any breakfast. after My Mexican housemaid. Emma didn't see such flowers before. 4... cleaned the house. Joseph arrived at the theatre... the house...... Her boyfriend bought them for her at the best florist in the town.... ..... We were very hungry at lunchtime after long climbing........ 6........ before The band ....... Conchita.PAST PERFECT Ill....... ....... Then..... First the band sold over 2 million records in the USA........

. bring a long ladder.. 3...... When Peter reached the station....PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS I.. I (drive) arrived in the city.. Supply the correct verb form....... By the time we got to the theatre... Little loe (brush) 8. 4.. they saw that awful mess. When I came to the quay.. . in the garden for a long time when found we left the shelter. for five hours when we of being a basketball player before for three hours. ..PAST PERFECT SIMPLE .. ........ 11..... By the time they left the town. Before the firefighters saved the frightened kitten. the door.. He (always... leave) .. When he got to the finish line. 6.......... for a few minutes. 7. . he (travel) .. the train (already. the van.. 1. for two hours.. ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 19 ............. his teeth by the time he went out.. After they (open) 9. We (work) the water hole... think) he had an accident. After the thunderstorm (stop) 12....... start) 2..... he (run) 5.. their mechanic (repair) .... When Peter ran across those obstacles.. the play (already. they (have to) . our ship (sail) 10.

. for about 10 minutes.. When they received the message.... the students (fight) ... 15..... By the time we cooked the dinner....... ... the maid (set) ............ for half an hour... The footballer (not start) about having a car until I got a rise. the sun (shine) . for a long time... 31... 14. They (stay) to a cheaper one.... 24... After the janitor (lock) dogs too.... When Tommy came up..... they started ....scotch. Before he talked to the psychologist.... the thieves (already. all the mice (run away) at the campsite for a week before they moved to the garden. the gate.... I (not dream) 17. his feelings 18...PAST PERFECT SIMPLE .....PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS 13.... They (wait) .. at home before my mother fighting calm... for an hour when the waiter came. the town for some time 22.. vanish) .. After the pupils (go out) to play hop. Before the knight joined the army. 34.. the girls (sing) 19.. he (practise) with a sword for some time. into the thin air... they burst into laughter.... After he (hear) 21. 28.. 23... the news... connected... When the constable rushed into the street... he brought the dangerous .... Until the turtles were fed they (not be) 27... 32.. (be blocked). When we unlocked the chamber.. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 20 . ...... the table. By the time Mr Brown finished weeding.. the students started to write.... When the head teacher turned up.. they (study) 20.... 26.. The football fans (demolish) when the police anived. tests. Afterthe teacher (hand out) 25... The pop group started the concert after all the cables (be) 29... I (not to be) came. the game until he was told to by the coach ... . We got in the cinema after we (buy) 30. the tickets.. 16. for a long time. 33.

By the time we met the visitors. for over half an hour. When Peter looked out of the window he saw it (snow) 39. the baby. the stains from before the bus finally came? the back window before he broke .. the children (remove) the carpet. they had (make) the sketch. How long (you.. Before he read the bad news.. . Before Mum came. they talked to the police officer. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 21 .. tennis for three hours. wait) 37.PAST PERFECT SIMPLE . for an hour when we arrived. By the time the author finished writing the book. He was so exhausted because he (play) 44... . he (work) on it for ten months... 48. a lawyer for ten years. He told me that he (know 43. Before they discussed the new timetable.. he (sip) 50.. very hard. The police arrested the thief because he (kidnap) 38. him before. everything about the accident. they (wait) 49.. After they (come) . When we first met. His face looked familiar because I (meet) 42. . he (be) 41. The burglar (break) into the house 36.PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS 35.. I saw you (work) 40.. . The party (go on) 45. a big gulp of water. 46.. 47..

After the orchestra (finish) a standing ovation. Before we (play) our homework. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR PAATONE 22 . The maid (burst) 20. While the teacher (dictate) (open) 8. everybody (dance) ..PAST PERFECT I. back. the keys. her. they (hear) the players (begin) each other for a long time. His letter (come) 14.PAST CONTINUOUS . all day yesterday. They (know) 3. While they (start) 4. She (walk) 23. in. work. finish) . look) at you when I (phone) an accident before we (get) the class door. He (rest) 17. They were good friends. There (be) 11.. The shepherd (watch) 19. She (press) 13. After the referee (whistle) 5. All the journalists (read) 22. By the time I (meet) his studies. When I (arrive) at the party. ? there. . The mountaineers (sleep) (get) 18. ready to start newspapers when I (enter) along the bank when they (see) open the door because I (forget) him he (already. 15. He (weed) 12. He (stand) 6. . I. I (can not) 24. the questions. 9. playing. I (do) while I (sew) (she.PAST SIMPLE . . they (get) . a thunderstorm. 10. they (get) bad news. in the garden all day yesterday. . 2. After the visitors (eat) travelling. a few minutes after you (leave) in the playground we (do) my chores. 21. in the tent when their guide the sheep when a wolf (turn up) into tears after she (hear) lunch. . Supply the correct verb form. them thoroughly. the principal in a queue when the robbers (rush) his shoes he (clean) the concert. Before he (polish) 7. . When my sister (call) 16.

While the knights (wait) (come) in. Before the plane (land) 47. After he (peel) 48. our father in the field all the morning. We (help) 34. a thick wallet. We (hear) 33. The policeman (gave) ticket because they (park) in the wrong place. 46. to the party although I (ask) them 38. . As soon as the holiday-makers (go out) that one of them ( leave) 28. in. He (admit) (it.? . What (you. He (tell) 44. over the bridge. Father (have a rest) 37. After the owner (mow) 43. (you. when you (see) the pilot (send) the apples he (cut) the view? a signal. the crime. They (come) before not to do so. do) a nice dress when I (see) a letter when he suddenly (run) to the lab after the bell (ring) the grass he (water) me that he (look) the gold mine we (come) her. She (feel) 32. rain) where she (go) the shopkeeper noticed. the soldiers while they (march) when I (return) when his son (come) that he (commit) . in Sweden when the war (be) when you (get) your pencil when you (not look) better after she (take) that the city (be) over. I (write) 41. The sun (set) 36. go) when I (run) home when the storm (break out) for King Arthur.PAST PERFECT 25. in. Who (come) 42. ? the plants. . While we (sightsee) across a strange thing. up? . the medicine. He (live) 29 30. him a parking their car 39. across you. He (hurry) SO. 45.PAST SIMPLE . completely ruined. for it everywhere. Where 49. . 26. She (wear) 40.PAST CONTINUOUS . He (take) 31. I (see) 35. them into pieces. Nobody (know) 27. Galahad ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR PART ONE 23 .

14. We 11. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 24 ..ry.FUTURE FORMS: FUTURE SIMPLE . Ilakel this leller to the post office when I go into town this afternoon. He 3... -"I' m h a " . but we Iprobablyl movel to Bath.BE GOING TO .... she 9..m.. John and Pam Imeeli the Pope when they are in ftaly? . il ISludyl Law at Cambridge University nexl year.... I'm not quite sure yet.. I think he 6.. Oh.PRESENT CONTINUOUS 1.......... lfinish/ my homework on time next week.. /bel very successful......... Iwin! the next national eleclions? la. 2. - /flyl to Madrid nexl week for a meeling with lhe advisory board.. darling! I love you so much. Jack 5. It isn't in their itinerary... e you d WIC .. I 13... Class you Inot begin! at 9 o'clock... I ma k i a san ' h" un". Ivisili me next year? /beginl al la a."Oh . I promise you: I 12..... Put the verbs in brackets into the appropliate form of the future.I don't think so. Who do you lhink Igivel you a call.. you Imarryl me? Imeeli George tomorrow afternoon. When 7. I 1..... 8.. Look al those clouds on Ihe horizon! It lrainl any moment.. 4. As soon as she arrives in Dallas...

10.. Imeetl Isoon/ becomel possible..PRESENT CONTINUOUS 15.. They must be very heavy. Mass space travel 23.. Don't wOITy.. You have decided to spend your holidays in Greece next year.. /bel a pilot when I grow up" . "I can see clearly that in two years' time you someone special in your life" . Iclearl out n. He's saved for that for months. 6.... 9.. Imakel 16... When fare yOIl going to knowl will yOIl knowl your exam results? ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 25 ....m. 3. We lare going to plant are planningl to buy a new house sometime this year.. we Iwon 't got aren't got to the concert. 2... no! I've broken the vase' What lam 1 going to sayl willl sayl? 4.said the fortune-teller... it's likely that adventure holidays /won't bel aren't going to bel limited to remote places on Earth... 5.. even if it kills me'" 21. You are determined to pass the exam next time.. 8. 24. Susan after a row with her husband: "That's it! Il'llleavel 1 am leaving/!" It. I Iseel my therapist at 5 p. Oh. You phone her and say: "What you . You want to meet a friend for lunch. I. Ipassl 19. Idol on Wednesday at one o'clock?" 22. He never does. 7... You say: IWe'll golWe are going tot Greece next summer. . "I this exam. I'm sorry. Il'll makel 1 am going to makel them an omelette... Look out! The ladder 18. we can't meet tomOlTOW.BE GOING TO ..Don't worry. Unless he arrives soon.. I've decided! I lam going to book/ will bookl a trip to the Caribbean Islands for our honeymoon.FUTURE FORMS: FUTURE SIMPLE . Circle the correct form.. 12..."The children haven't eaten anything yet.. "I 20. Jack lis havingl will havel a dinner party next Saturday.. I have more free time at the weekend so I the kitchen cupboards on Saturday. Now that he has moved into a bigger house he a swimming pool in his garden... /I'll payll am going to payl for the tickets by credit card. I Ifall/! IcalTyl the bags for you.said the little boy. In the nearest future." . 17. The baby lisn't going to eatl won't eatl his soup.

Cl you're going to find BI you're finding 10. we need some bread. AI Will you really drive BI Are you really driving Cl Are you really going to drive from Gdansk to Cracow? 9." "OK. 15. look at Rebecca! She 1'5 havingl '5 going to havel a baby next mOflth l lIT. We can go skiing together because AI I won't work BI I'm not working next week. Circle it or write the answer into the spaces. You ask: "Who AI will look after the baby?" BI is looking after Cl is going to look after 7. I've heard grandparents AI will give you BI are giving you a new computer for your birthday. For questions 1 . BI he's getting Cl he's going to get 6. . Go straight on and then AI you'll find the high building of the GPO on your left." Cl I'm going to buy 5. I. Cl are going to give you ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 26 . If all! cookingl I'll cookl. Would you like to come? Cl We're going to go 3." 14." "All right then. Your friends have a two-month-old baby and are going out to a party. Where are you three off to? AI We'll go BI We're going for a coffee.FUTURE FORMS: FUTURE SIMPLE . "Lucy. Michael. Oh. I don't think you Iwill getl are going to getl your money in the post tomorrow.PRESENT CONTINUOUS 13. "I don't want to cook tonight. Cl I'm not going to work 4.10 more than one form may be correct. you don't look well.BE GOING TO . AI Will you come to the dance with me? BI Are you coming Cl Are you going to come 2. AI I'll buy some BI I'm buying some after this film is over. Do you think the car AI wi 11 start BI is starting if I turn on the ignition? Cl is going to start 8. He hopes AI he'll get a promotion in the spring.

. 11. 20. I (see) By next morning we (clean) This time next week we (drive) I (wait) At about 7 o'clock they (cross) At that time your son (learn) By that time next month all the daffodils (die) When you come she (write) Before the youngsters grow up they (learn) By ten o'clock we (cross) She (wash) This time next summer my uncle (sail) By two o'clock the maths teacher (come) If you come in the evening we (finish) At about eleven o'clock the exam (come) Where (they. for you at the usual time. 17. 10. 7. their holiday? the shopping.FUTURE PERFECT . 18. spend) all day tomorrow. ©WIR By the end of 2004 the rate of unemployment (rise) Tomorrow at 7 a. to speak. 19. to Acapulco. all about this. . 9. 13.m. -'0: -'I " \ • 4- I. . 14. to an end. 3. our work. 6. 4. Supply the con'ect verb form. . our room. 16. my boss. an article. the Russian border. 12. 8.FUTURE CONTINUOUS I. IS. a lot of things. the Himalayas. This time tomon'ow they (do) When you are my age you (know) ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 27 . 2. 5. by 10%. AI this time nexlmonth we (lie) on a beach in Spain.

in Britain for ten years. 22. . in the Mediterranean. Where (you. 34.m.FUTURE CONTINUOUS 21. 26. 38. about 300 miles. their car this evening? to work by then. 30. to swim. 43. I (finish) . explaining the topic.FUTURE PERFECT . 50. 24.. do) (they. She (go) Next year they (be married) Next week he (have) By the end of the trip he (travel) This time next Sunday we (tour) By the end of the holiday they (learn) On Monday he (be) Before the end of the holiday the boy (spend) Don't phone Peter after supper. this sketch. (they. 37. too. 46. the project by then. him to the airport. already) This time next month our manager (dive) By the end of the period of time we (study) ext Monday we (work) By this summer we (prepare) Tomorrow at 3 a. 25. 45. 31.m. use) She won't be at home in the morning. I (have) You can contact me at noon. 29. 40. 32. the problem. 39. 42. 35. Don't call me tomorrow afternoon. a driving license for 5 years. the picture. for 20 years. lunch by then. He (watch) We are late. 28. football then.. 33. our equipment. about 400 km.. all his money. a bike. 27. 41. a rest. this job by lunch? at 10. 48. 49. 47. 23. the fence. on the newspaper. This time next Monday they (take) By dawn they (make) On 3 May the expedition (cover) Tomorrow at 6 p. I (sleep) By the end of the lesson the teacher (finish) In two days' time I (paint) By seven o'clock they (not draw) This time next week I (ride) ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 28 . I (drive) We (finish) The day after tomorrow I (have) . when we get there. The film (start.00 tomorrow? lunch then. fly) a difficult exam. 36. of Europe. 44.

.PAST SIMPLE) 1. People eat thirty-five million hamburgers every day. How do you make this delicious meal? How 8. . Thirty-five million hamburgers 3. changing them into the Passive Voice. The name Coca Cola 2. Why does he water these plants so rarel y? Why . Most young people like chewing gum. Industrial revolution helped to develop new technologies.PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE . Previously women thought tobacco smelly. Frank Robinson gave the name Coca Cola to the drink. Where did they invent gun-powder? Where 7. I. Tobacco 4. ? ? . Not only English speaking countries celebrate Halloween. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 29 . Chewing gum 6. . Halloween . . New technologies 5. Rewrite the sentences.

? . Producers sell about 1. English 20.. . The shoplifter. .2 billion gallons of Sprite every day. The hotel management requests the guests to leave the rooms by midday.. They do not permit smoking in the auditorium. The guests 13. Smoking 21. . . This bed 24.. This museum 15.. A passer-by caught the shoplifter and took him to the local police station. His brave deeds 23. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE . The Polish archaeologists were the first to excavate and describe this temple. The missing girl 11. I could see nobody slept in this bed last night.. .PAST SIMPLE) 9.. . 12. The police didn't find the missing girl last weekend.PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE . This temple 18. Tourists don't visit this museum very often.. Did you hear that robbers broke into their house last weekend? Did you hear that their house ? .... Coffee beans ..... The professor reminded the students about the due-date for handing essays. People speak English all over the world.. .. . The students 19.. About 1. your goods 22.2 billion 10.. 17. Did they deliver your goods safely? . How often does he re-install his computer? How often his computer ? . 14.. 16.. Where did they hide all the sports equipment? Where all the sports ? . People didn't forget his brave deeds.. In the first stage of the process they roast and grind coffee beans.. ..

Everybody knows it now that the Earth goes round the Sun. .Rowling's books 30. They allow the pupils to speak their language only during Polish lessons. Huge Rottweiler dogs 33. Mrs J. . They awarded Mother Teresa the Mother Teresa obeI Peace Prize in 1979. This company sell their products all over the world. They never help their mother with the housework. The first pendulum clocks 36. 38. 27. . This company's products 35. The Robinsons keep their huge Rottweiler dogs in the garden.K. Maintenance engineers check regularly all the equipment. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 11 . . The pupi Is 31. Thousands of letters 39. . . Some of the restrictions 29. It . Women fans send thousands of letters to Antonio Banderas every month. .Rowling's books very well. ? 34. Who won this match? Who this match . He 40. Fortunately.PAST SIMPLE) 25. . His elder brother taught him how to ride a bike. Their mother 32. . When did Mr Ramsey translate this book into English? When this book ? 28.K. A Dutch scientist built the first pendulum clocks in 1656.PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE . they didn't pull down this old theatre. . Fortunately. this old theatre 26. The government lifted some of the restrictions last year. . The mechanic didn't repair my car on time. People in our country know Mrs J. All the equipment 37. My car .

. George told me about their suspects during supper. A lot of time . in spite of...PASSIVE VOICE I (PRESENT SIMPLE . A sudden explosion of fireworks frightened my dog tenibly. wll1e ? ." ... Old Mrs Jenkins looks after our children while we are at work. . . 12 versions/ I Fresh grapes 42.. 12 versions/ A daily paper We . . in spite of 49. ". . . ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 32 . . Sally brought me some fresh grapes. 43. Any spaceships No spaceships /2 possible ways/ . My dog 47. Nobody noticed any spaceships in spite of previous warnings. Children waste a lot of time playing computer games and watching TV.. Do they produce wine in Portugal? .. . The towering oaks 48.PAST SIMPLE) 41. 44. A paperboy delivers a daily paper to us every morning. .. . Our children 45... . A thunder broke the towering oaks and tore them in halves. ". I 46. ...

! ? when the lights suddenly failed.... 10. . His lecture 11.. The surgeons were operating on the patient when the lights suddenly failed... I saw that the old cinema 7. hooligans.. ... They are showing the last part of "Lord of the Rings" in many cinemas now...PASSIVE VOICE II (PRESENT CONTINUOUS . Look! Our cat is chasing a rat! Look I A rat.. The workers are building a new fun-park in this area... changing them into the Passive Voice..PAST CONTINUOUS) I....... The spectacular sunset 4. . Rewrite the sentences... The coast guards were stopping and searching every car that left the felTY. Every car that left ....... ... The benches in the park and the lamp-bulbs 12.. Were you really writing your composition for two hours? .. The patient 8. While 1 was having a stroll I saw they were pulling the old cinema down...... Some very important 2. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 33 .. . A new fun-park 3. .. Don't disturb now! They're preparing some very important documents... We were watching the spectacular sunset with great admiration. The last part of 14.. I. 6.. .. The students are listening to his lecture with great attention.. The speaker 13. ... . The delegation was still discussing the matter while they were serving starters... your composition really 9.. The matter while starters .... The gang of hooligans are damaging the benches and breaking lamp-bulbs in the park.... Some dangerously looking men were following me all the way to the station.... I 5. The audience is not listening to the speaker. ..

18.PAST CONTINUOUS) Decorators are painting our house this month. sir. Lady Astrid's Dalmatians 16. The elections 17. that your complaints . Don't lose this chance' They are offering you a really good job. that we are looking into your complaints very carefully. . They were considering the possibility of further negotiations. 15. What skirts are girls wearing this spring? What skirts 19. They are holding the elections next week. I can assure you. Don't lose this chance' You Don't lose this chance' A really good job 20. They are preparing a surprise for you. . The possibility of further . sir. 21. when the criminal gave himself ? /2 versions/ . You can't enter the kitchen now. The butler was taking Lady Astrid's Dalmatians for a walk every day. Three inspectors were investigating the crime when the criminal gave himself to the police. . . A surprise 22. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 34 . Our house . You can't enter the kitchen now. The crime to the pol ice. I can assure you.PASSIVE VOICE II (PRESENT CONTINUOUS .

.. The landlady is removing snow from the pavement with a huge spade.... .. I'm sure she wasn't tidying my room when I entered... The editor is selecting the news items at the moment.. Murano in Ital y is the place where glass . This company's new products 28... .PASSIVE VOICE 11 (PRESENT CONTINUOUS .... .. Are you re-arranging your furniture again? .... ..... .... The best ideas 25..... ! ... ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 35 . . ..... your furniture 36... After the accident the relatives were looking after her for a long time..... The workshops around Venice are filling the water in surrounding canals with poisonous chemicals. MUI'ano in Italy is the place where they are still making glass in a traditional way............. The news items 33.... The fire fighters are putting the fire out in the western wing of the Town Hall.. They are rehearsing a new play at the National Theatre presently..... The documents .. An international team of scientists is doing a research on blood cancer.. After the accident she 29. 30. Look! The conveyor belt isn't carrying our suitcases! Look lOur suitcases 26........ Snow 27. ..... The fire 31....PAST CONTINUOUS) 23...... Higher taxes 37. 32. The company is introducing their new products at the beginning of the year.. A research on blood cancer 24. ? .. around Venice. The water in surrounding canals .. The new secretary isn't typing the documents very quickly..... .mates. He is copying the best ideas from his work ....... I'm sure my room 34.. The government is imposing higher taxes this year.. A new play 35..

Ladies and gentlemen! Our products Is~ Ijest nagrywanyl live now. After the fire the cathedral from 1788 . 10. The concert 3.. ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 36 .... The plants Is~ podlewanel by the cleaning lady. When I last visited the Buddhist temple . While my clothes machine.. some buttons were lost... /byla obserwowanal both by the police Ijest pieczonyl /byly pranel in the washing Ijest sluchanal at the party? /byly wykonywanel by a magician and his .1792. they were repairing the Buddhist temple. /byla przebudowywanal wrzucanel into the slot machine... They are building a new road at the moment so there is a lot of traffic congestion. 1.. . What music 9. 6. using the Passive Voice. Coins 5.PASSIVE VOICE 11 (PRESENT CONTINUOUS ... The tricks lady assistant. Translate the verbs in brackets into English... 7. Young poets are reciting the poems to the listeners... 4. What is smelling so delicious? A chicken in the oven with some gravy and vegetables. A new road 40. .. Is~ sprzedawanel with a discount only for two weeks this month. When I last visited Borobudur in Java. The poems to the listeners. The diamond exhibition and the robbers.PAST CONTINUOUS) 38... 39... n.. 8. 2.

The employer ought to pay insurance for his employees. . Rewrite the sentences. changing them into the Passive Voice. ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 37 .MODAL VERBS) I. .... They've stolen my car from the car park.. These plants 6. 9.. insurance for the employees 4. 5. Builders have 10 wear helmets at all times working at the construction site... . . My car 8... by all ..PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT . No one has introduced us to the ambassador so far. 3. 2. She hasn't watered these plants for ten days now.. Sharon will meet you at the airport and take you to your apartment.. Archaeology can rediscover some lost civilisations and present them to the public.... You definitely must look after your pets better than now.. Please remember that all the candidates have to return the application forms by the 15 th May. you at the airport and .. Much more money . Helmets ... We should raise much more money for the new kennel.FUTURE SIMPLE .. Please remember that the application forms . ~ w~. 10... Your pets 7.. I. .. Some lost civilisations ...

. my new mUSIc system ? .. It isn't sure yet whether the proposal .. yet? .. Jim . the Lebanese authorities must rebuild and expand Beirut airport... This building 19..... Someone will probably mug you if you walk in that part of the town alone.. You should send your children to a boarding school. 14. The man who 16...... will seriously consider the proposal.. My dear.. if you park your car here.. ... we can only advise him in this matter. After last bombing. A fashion show IS. Have they delivered my new music system. your children ...... We won't help Jim.MODAL VERBS) 11... 12. yet? or it'll collapse. ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 38 .. . 13... Tom Cruise will present all the awards at the coming ceremony..... .. ...FUTURE SIMPLE . Why haven't you sent the invitation to Mark Taylor....... The police have just arrested the man who broke into our local bank.. my dear.. They must restore this building or it'll collapse.. You can obtain further information from the nearest post office. yet? .. .... if you park your car here. .. The oldest volumes 24... you if you walk in that part of the town alone....... /2 ways/ You A fine.. This modern wonder of 22... The traffic warden will give you a fine if you park your car here. All the awards at the 17.. The Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw will hold a fashion show this week. .. . It isn't sure yet whether Mr Gordon... the famous playwright. the invitation to 20.. A few groups of tourists have already visited this modern wonder of the world..PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT .. 25. You must not remove the oldest volumes from the library. Beirut airport 23.. he in this matter. 21. Further information 18..

We can reduce the danger of heart diseases by cutting out certain foods from our diet. Someone has put fresh flowers on all the tables.. Their baby-girl 37.... .. 1strongly believe that he will develop his unusual abilities in the future.FUTURE SIMPLE . by post or special delivery. More protest marches 36.. You shouldn't keep the books from the library longer than a month... first you should prepare a large quantity of hot water. A coin if you haven't got one.... The books from the library 32. A decision 31.. . They will send you any necessary medicines by post or special delivery..... 40..... Many film companies have asked Bill Sheridan to write a script for a film based on his novel... The earthquake has totally destroyed several villages and it has left many people homeless. I strongly believe that his unusual abilities 38.. . They haven't christened their baby-girl yet.. 34... If it didn't rain so much. ... ........ Woollen clothes 29. The Green Party may organise more protest marches against killing seals in Antarctica....PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT . 27...... The job if it didn't rain so much.. They won't take a decision until the next meeting...... or they'll shrink. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 39 ... . Several vi llages and many people 35.. based on his novel ... /2 versions/ You Any necessary medicines by post or special delivery.MODAL VERBS) 26...... 39.. 33. The danger of heart . we could finish the job...... if you haven't got one. You can use a coin as a screwdriver.... Fresh flowers 30. They've sold out all the tickets for the next performance.. A large quantity of 28.............. ... Bill Sheridan by many to write .. You can't wash woollen clothes in too warm water or they'll shrink... At the beginning of this experiment.. All the tickets for the ..

Use the words in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first. To use this telephone. Do not change the word given: I. She I'm afraid they may laugh at you. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 40 . The secretary will have to send these letter urgently. yet? be 5. yet? . .FUTURE SIMPLE . Has Somebody ought to do something about this case. at. ? 9. be The house if it were 10. he If the police get the evidence. 8. should To use th is telephone. urgently. sent These letters . be I don't believe that the Earth 2. 6.MODAL VERBS) n. you I'm afraid Will you divide the loan into convenient instalments? divided Will If the house were in a better condition. they'll accuse him of robbery. . this case.PASSIVE VOICE III (PRESENT PERFECT . . a coin Have the police found the murderer. We have warned her about the possible dangers. been 4. 3. Something If the police get the evidence. you'd sell it with a higher price. been 7. insert a coin in this opening. I don't believe that a race from the outer space will invade the Earth. .

.. . The final exams 2.. . It's known that Germany was responsible for the Second World War. l. The governor 4. It is expected that the war will end soon. The firm 8. It's known that the final exams were put off. It is expected that the weather will be fine tomorrow.000 cars this year. The burglar la.. .. It is believed that the firm earned 0 lot of money last year. It's said the residents voted for the governor. It is reported that many people are homeless after the disaster. Change active into passive. . . Germany 7. . It's thought that the actor plays the main role. . The actor 3. It is expected that they will manufacture over 10.. .PASSIVE VOICE IV IT IS (WAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS (WAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN 1. Rolls-Royce cars 5. It is said that the Prime Minister is going to resign. It's believed that Rolls-Royce cars are reliable. It's thought that the Nobel Prize is the most important in the world of science. It is reported that the coastal town has been destroyed by the storm. The Nobel Prize 6. It is believed that the burglar broke in through the bathroom window. . The strike 9. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 41 . They 14. It is believed that the storm damaged the nuclear plant. . Many people 11. The coastal town 15. The Prime Minister 13.. . . The nuclear plant 12. The weather . .

Demonstrations 20.PASSIVE VOICE IV IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN 16. He . obody 23. It is reported that the president has been shot to death by an unknown man.. 19. 26. 22. Enormous floods 27. It is thought that the writer used someone else's ideas. It is believed that they contacted UFO. . It is said that the ruins belonged to the same family.. It is said that the syllabus will be reaJTanged. .. The syllabus. It is expected that the hooligans will be stopped.. . They . It is said that the businessman went bankrupt last week. It is said that he was very intelligent. The president 25. . The prince 17. It is believed that global warming might cause enormous floods. The writer 18. ... . 21. . The ruins 24. It is reported that there have been demonstrations at the campus. It is said that the prince malTied a maid. The businessman . It is believed that there was nobody in the street there. The hooligans . ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 42 . . .

They 42. [t is said (hat they can't beat the Tigers. . [t is thought that there lived unicorns on the Earth. . It is said that the footballers won't qualify to semi-final. The lobby 38. It is reported that the fires were soon put out. The celebrity 36. It is said that the war first broke out in the Far East. . Unicorns 37. . [t is believed that there would be manned space flights in the future. It is reported that there have been some victims in the train crash. It is reported that there were strikes in all the factories. Our team 41. .PASSIVE VOICE IV IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS 0/VAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN 28. . . The country 29. [t is reported that the celebrity arrived to take part in the charity ball. . 43 ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE . . Manned space flights 35. [t is expected that the police would stop the rioters. The young driver 45. An unknown letter by Plato 33. . . It is believed that out team was too weak to win the match. It is expected that the lobby would support the homeless. [t is said that the young driver drove through the village at 160 km an hour.. The war 39.. It is said that the front door was opened. The police 30. It is said that there was found an unknown letter by Plato. . . .. 31. He 32.. Some victims ©WIR . [t is thought that he was working on the newspaper. [t is believed that the country needed a reliable leader. The front door 34. . The fires 40. The footballers 43.

It is known that some participants were dishonest. It is believed that they found the treasure. He 48. He . . The students 49. It is said that he plays truant from school. The treasure 50. . . Some participants 47. It is expected that the students will pass their final exams. It is said that he has taken the money.PASSIVE VOICE IV IT IS 0NAS) SAID TO BEl IT IS 0NAS) SAID TO HAVE BEEN 46. . ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 44 .

. . GET SS TO DO I...... I'm going to ask them to send me a copy of the contract... Phi lip isn't here . We have just paid someone to paint our house.. 14. When are you going to pay someone to develop those photos? When those photos ? 6.. Helen's car was dirty this morning.. He 15.. 10.someone is cutting his hair for him.... He in Italy. MAKE SS DO STH.. /Present Perfect/ Helen her car . Gary asked his sister to translate the article for him.. 3. My granny Violet doesn't like asking people to do her shopping. I'm going to a copy of the contract ? . at the garage.. We ... 5.. but it looks perfect now. I'll have to go to the optician's to . 4.CAUSATIVE FORMS: HAVE/GET STH DONE. Do you ask someone to type your essays? Do~. We . ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 4'i . ? .. She's been to the garage. Sean went to the local bicycle repair shop for fixing the rear wheel of his bike... 7. Sean went to the local bicycle repair shop .. 8... He gets people to make all his shoes in Italy..... 9. We got some people to build our garage last year. How long has the plumber been fixing this tap in your bathroom? How long you in your bathroom? 12. 2.he . using the appropriate causative form. Rewrite the sentences.. Was her leg broken in the car crash? Did she 13. The doctor examined his wound. Gary . I'll have to go to the optician's and tell him to change my glasses. My granny Violet doesn't like asking people 11. I. Philip isn't here .

Patsy was looking after their children all summer. 22. 17. 18. ? 27. 20. GET SB TO DO 16. Sally her hair before the party. My car radio is being fitted by Mike today. MAKE SB DO STH. I'm not used to the housework . The airport customs . Someone dry-cleans his suits every month. We are . Sally got a hairdresser to dye her hair before the party. I didn't use to younger. all summer.CAUSATIVE FORMS: HAVE/GET STH DONE. You can 21. 19. The airport ClIstoms told me to open m)' luggage. The gardener is cutting down the old spruce in our garden. 46 . I'm not used to employing anyone to do the housework for me. Have your parents asked them to install a burglar alarm for them? Have your parents 25. We should our children . They 26. You can ask someone to collect your mail while you are away. I didn't use to employ anyone to do the housework for me when I was younger. 24. We should vaccinate our children against flu this year. The builders will have to take the wall of our kitchen down. the housework when I was 23. He his suits . We ©WIR the wall of our kitchen ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE . I . while you are away.

. You'll need to go to the dentist to check your teeth. . How long has this butcher been delivering meat for you? How long you meat ? . ? . GET SB TO DO 28. My passport has run out. Thomas made 38. Last week we 34. They will tell their servant to send the party invitations out. tomorrow. ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE ©WIR 47 . I went to the police department and asked them to renew it. You have toothache. 35. Do not change the word given: I. Someone stole her bag in the shopping alley. 36. You'll need to your teeth . . I asked Maria to brush my cats nicely. The doctor is testing my son's eyes at the moment. . You have toothache. He has paid a professional to train the dog for him. Last week they put in a new central heating system in your house. I it . Is your daughter going to pierce her ears at the beautician? Is your daughter going to 37. I made 30. Did the dressmaker shorten the skirt for her? Did she 39. Use the words in bold to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first. Bill is going to ask the mechanic to service his car tomorrow. MAKE SB DO STH.CAUSATIVE FORMS: HAVE/GET STH DONE. My son 29. He will ask someone at the garage to repaint his car. I!. 31. He will his car . They get . TRAINED He by a professional. Thomas called a smith to open his stuck door. She got 40. Bill is going to 33. My passport has run out. 32.

room. MAKE SB DO STH. He insisted that Betty should sign the agreement. HAD She 4. the agreement. We'll ask him to change the lights in the sitting . We asked our neighbour to water our plants while we are away. I am 10. MAKE I hope she change their minds. HAVING Thank God. Thank God. tomorrow. GET SB TO DO 2. She hired a famous photographer to take her children's pictures. HAVE We 5. someone is coming to repair the washing machine tomorrow. The school got someone to build a new gym last year. WATERED We 3. by a famous photographer.room. She finally persuaded Steve to move the furniture. while we were away. GOT She 6. MADE He 7. in the sitting . When did your hairdresser do your hair? HAVE When did 9. I hope she'll persuade her colleagues to change their minds. BUILT The school 8.CAUSATIVE FORMS: HAVE/GET STH DONE. ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 48 . ? last year. to move the furniture.

48. sound. have been hiding. thinks. walked. 4. 17. 28. don't believe. 11 I.. 31. has been playing the guitar. has offered. 9. have driven. 16. take. are becoming. 9.. 3. 24. 3... Have you ever eaten..... 2.. 8. have been going. 11. was he last. 19. have you read. 11. 23. lived. 22. slept. are looking for.. I I. isn't coming I is working. 26. 10. 2. 10.. have slid. III 1.. are saying. are normally printed.. has broken down. are you tasting I needs. 26.. have been ringing I haven't managed. 7.... has stolen. walk. UNIT 3 PRESENT SIMPLE .. have been sitting. 10.. have been selling. 26.. does the train .. do you want.. 39. is having. hasn't been (feeling). 37. 38. 14. 12. have been working.. 8. 34. 28... 8. 9. work. have waited. don't think. 9.. 3. have you been doing I have been playing. have announced. 13. can see. 3. 25.. 11. have just come. always rains.. are you always leaving. 9-10 I. have finished. 43. launched. am helping. 28. has slowed. have been waiting. sank.SIMPLE PAST . 5. ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 49 . 4. was he born. has been snowing. has spilt. has read. 27. has been reading I hasn't finished.. 12. is becoming. has visited. 18.. 6. have been writing. am holding. are always going on. are thinking.. 22. 23. have known. 6. 29. 10 .. make. 9. 5. 46. graduated.. is having. 12...... rains I is shining. have just started.(can) see. 18.. are getting. 35. is doing.PRESENT PERFECL 7-8 I. 10. 9.. 13. 19. 39. 8. 47. have closed. 7. depends. doesn't taste. has stopped. is growing. 21. have you been learning. 38.. 30. 50. have seen I am seeing. has seen. 2. has already done. were dismissed. 24. 7. am seeing. 15. 7... 33. 6. 4. 2. gets. 6.PRESENT CONTINUOUS runs. 7.. 33. have been driving I have only done. has developed.. 30. have ever heard. am staying I find. since you have decorated.. worst film Thave ever. 23. have become. hit. is getting. is getting I are getting I is getting. is doing. 10. 27. hasn't mastered. has hit. is coming. has walked. hasn't been doing. 14. have you been. 11 I. seems I is appearing. 45. 24.. 2.. cleans I hardly does. has only answered I has been doing. is booming. is your mother doing I hates I is ironing. 20. 26. 21. Have you flown. 35. 29. UNIT2 PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE . have got 15. 10. 18. have. 17. 31. 3. have run. has really improved. 14. 14.. have done.. have you been. has happened. loves I prefer. 5. 22. 24. has just arrived.ANSWER KEY UNIT 1 PRESENT SIMPLE . likes I doesn't enjoy. 5. is made. 36.. 25. 36. finish I get.. 49. have loved. 7. have been waiting for the train. have been cleaning the house for..... 16. has just spilled (spilt). has eaten. 16. 16. is just arriving. stayed. 13.. has been there for.. 4. is falling I has fallen 27. 22. 40. doesn't set. have ever dealt.. 41. are you preparing. 25. 44. has been learning.. have been painting. have been looking I have you been. leave.takes. makes I doesn't make. are moving I is(are) coming. am only smelling.. 32. 19. 8. 19.. wrote. 3. have just sold. put.. . do you know I belongs. am studying 2. is depending. 34. 29. have been. 27. have met I have been studying. have you been standing... have cancelled. have you heard. had this book since my last birthday in January.. have been pulling down I have been building.. 4. has arrived. 11. 21. 20. is sleeping. 18. 5. l~ I I. have invaded.. 6 have been using this car.. 4. 25. has fallen. UNIT 4 PRESENT PERFECT . met. is currently writing. feels. haven't prepared..PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS 4-6 has been gardening. has been smoking. are feeding. 7. has never used. haven't read.. 32. 23.. have been trying I have had. 6.. is lying.. 5. have almost finished. 9. smell.. doesn't suit. have just come... 12. has lost.. 15. 5. 3. drives.PRESENT CONTINUOUS . 20. 15. are sending.. 13.. does your brother-in-law do I doesn't have. needs. 2... 21.. 17.. 4. did you finish. has taken.. Has Peter drunk. have known Joshua. 6. 37. have been I have never visited. 8. 28.. is talking. 8. 17. 42. am looking after. 20.

were you doing. 35. 9.. hadn't understood I hired. didn't reach I had gone. 5. 48. had been sailing. 9. has kept. 11-14 took / was looking. UNIT 5 PAST SIMPLE . didn't speak to his sister after he had had. 11. 9... arrived Ileamed I had left. had drunk / felt / slept (fell asleep). fell I had returned. phoned I was driving. 4. 14. arrived we saw had already left. 11 I. 2. found I knew I hadn't slept. . 31. were before they decided . of having gave him one for his birthday. 36. had eaten I returned. had already stal1ed. has only just made.. 24.. 7. took I was looking. 9. was approaching I began. went I were discussing. had slOpped. did it take. was giving I began. told I came I had met.PAST CONTINUOUS. 8. was crossing I slipped and fell. 38. 4.. 26. 19-21 I. had lived I decided. has drunk.. was waiting I didn't come. By the time . were you doing I was sitting. 16.. has brought. UNIT 6 PAST SIMPLE .. were smoking I entered. 20. had asked I went. 5. had heard I couldn't. burst I recognized. 28.came home . 14. III I. has come. 49. 32. 4. were you watching I knocked. 10. 27. 19. 30. . got. crossed. fell I was running. 34. 7. 2. 31. 30. 29. bought I had been. 7. 8. I I. 22. had they known I married. 35. was walking I noticed. UNIT 7 PAST PERFECT SIMPLE . 9. 8. 5. was peeping I opened. 3. were walking I landed. was flying. was tidying I found I had I was. weren't I had feared. had I had spent... had lost I lOok. 2. 3. 21.. got I had already finished.. was digging / whistling. 6. had repaired. 2. 11. did you realise I was going. 7. 16. read I called. has left.PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS. 6. sang. had sold over. 9.. couldn't I was playing. have you been. was cooking I were playing.. 20. 10. 26. retired I had spent. 39. was getting / moved. watched TV after she had cleaned. 8. have gone. 24. as watching.. 22. played. sat I thought I had told. 28.. was shining I set. caught I was taking. had always dreamt hungry because we hadn't had. started I were sleeping. 12. 45. 46. had been travelling. was driving I flew. 11 I. 37. 10. 18. was hesitating I came and bought. 7. 3. 25. 11. were you laughing. 47. had compared I began. arrived I had. 10. had washed . 12. 37. 17. had sunk I arrived.. wrote. 18. was playing I sprained. 17. was talking I was trying.. headed. 23. 42. 6. . 13. 44. was cutting I heard. explained I had told. was standing I was raining I was blowing. 5. 15. was thinking I didn't take. 13. had got I arrived. had I were having.PAST PERFECT 15-18 achieved / had ever expected. 19. 7.ANSWER KEY 29. kept I had met. had to / had crashed. brought I had swallowed. had had to. 40. had prepared / gave. has been. turned I had missed. 15. heard. 8. 50. had already started when Joseph anived. 4. realised I had forgotten. had (already)started . 2. had smoked I gave up. had never seen / bought for her. didn't notice I was being followed. had been working. 32. 36. have they made. had lent I came I asked. saw I was dancing. 6. had opened. decided I assured I had seen. woke I realised I hadn't locked. 5. 6. 4. was / had forgotten. were listening I were explaining. felt I had never flown. had been running.. lost I had received. were sleeping I woke. had Sue packed / arrived. ran / was driving. 3. 39. was sitting I decided. has finished. had already left . had brushed. had been driving. had been fighting.. has never played. 33. 8. 3. admitted I (had) pushed I had always wanted. didn't go I was raining. noticed I entered I had made. 15. 14. were window-shopping I appeared I were wearing I (were)playing. had been demolishing. 33. I I. 29. 2. 43. 23. 5. 41. was working I were barking. gave. 12. 3. was walking I lost. was singing / were trying. 10. managed. had ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 50 . 13. 34. had always thought.. 10. 21. 25. haven't been. 27. 4. 6. 38.

will be waiting. was wearing I saw. 33. 11. 31.. will probably move. 9. were you going I ran. played I had done.. had already vanished. 8. hadn't started. is meeting. will finish. will have painted.A. had been practicing. 39. doing. 21. polished I had cleaned. 11. 4. had kidnapped. 14. 21. 28. 42. 3. 31. 2. 4.. aITived I was dancing. hadn't been. 22.PAST PERFECT. will soon become.. 32. 32. had been studying. will already have started. 26.A. II I. won't go. hadn't been. had peeled I cut..C. will be having. will meet. 42. III I. 24. will have had. had been snowing. 40. 38. will be having. 10. will have been married. 6. 35. had come.ANSWER KEY locked.. 26. 4. 3. 16. had been blocked. 43. had you been waiting.. will have finished. 9. 3. will have known. will have crossed. will you know. was pressing I was sewing. 29. 17. hadn't dreamt. 27. . had been going on. 23. 2. was standing I rushed. 7. 17. 45. couldn't I had forgotten. 43. will be driving. 12. 36. 24. 21. 13. 25. will be crossing. had been working. went out I had left. 46. going to meet. will be sailing. 46. will have travelled. had been shining. UNIT 10 FUTURE CONTINUOUS / FUTURE PERFECT. 19. 5. . 5. was weeding. 14. A. 13. B. 21. 10. were you doing I did you dol I saw. will be finishing. 19. are flying. had mowed I watered. 30. A. was walking I saw. 7. I'll make.. will have come. 8. were sleeping I got. 25. 33. will have been. met I had already finished. will be writing. burst I had heard. will have finished. 34. took I weren't looking. knew I had gone. 49. was resting. 14. 41. will be taking. 7. are. is having. 43. had sipped. 44. had run away. will be riding.. had been singing. 26. 19. saw I were marching. 20. 5. 40. 18. 34. 18.. 15. 18. ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 51 . 11. 11. will be driving. is going to fall. were waiting I came. came I had rung. 12. 12. 8. A. 22. had bought.C. will be sleeping. admitted I had committed. UNIT9 FUTURE FORMS 24-26 is going to rain I I. 9. 24. 5. am going to clear. will have gone.. 12. will get. had been I got. 6.. . were helping. will carry. will they be using. 36. 5. was watching I turned up. were sightseeing I came. will win. 15. was setting I was returning II set I returned II set I had returned. 29. 16. had been. 22.. 16.. 15. 22. 17. 10. 10. 9. 32. 8.. 23.. won't be. will be. had made. will have risen. had whistled I began. 42. 23. 3. had been waiting. 7.B.. was hurrying I broke out. 30.. had been playing. will be doing. will have finished. 49. amI going to say. was living I was. 16. 41. will be writing. will have studied.22-23 I. was having I came.C. 30. had known. was writing! ran. was she looking I phoned. B. had set.27-28 I. told I had looked II told I was looking I looked. will they be spending. will have learnt. will have spent. will you marry. 37. will have made.. are planning. 35. UNIT 8 PAST SIMPLE . 27. . are you going to visit (will you visit). won't beginl will begin. called I was doing. 4. 35. 7. am going to book: 2. will be coming. Are . felt I had taken. 36. 20... will have learnt. B. had been waiting. 49. 48. 40. 8. heard II was I had been. 20. will be watching. . 41. will have prepared. 13. will give. 6. We are going to.. were reading I entered. 2 . 38. 48. 24.is going to study. 45.'s going to have. 39. had eaten I got. had known. 47. will have died. had been working. will have cleaned. will be diving. 20.. 34. was dictating I opened. 29. . A. will you have done. 27. will be seeing. will they be flying. 50. 44. 48.. gave I had parked. 28. 44. 50. were starting I heard. 9. 3. had removed. 15. 28 had been. 31. came I had asked. will pass. will be touring. 46.. 37. 37. 10. won't have drawn. 13. 23. had gone out. won't eat. 6. I'll pay. will make. 38. 39.. 50. am seeing. 33. will be washing. landed I had sent. 14. had heard. 47. will be learning. had finished I got.1 am leaving. had broken. Was it raining I got. 17. had stayed. is going to make. will have covered.... am going to be. had handed out. 19.. will be lying. had met. 4.. 6. 2. 25. 45.PAST CONTINUOUS . came I had left. 47. I'll cook. am going to take. 18.

49..... is not being listened tD by the audience.. 10 are being sold ... 18. are being WDrn this spring? 19.. . 27. 47.... / is being Dffered tD you... was being rebuilt . are being held next week. 27 .. Is . are kept by the Robinsons in the garden. are being offered a really good job... . 4 . 6. are being selected at the moment by the editDr. 8 . 37 ... are being cDpied fDrm his work-mates. are allowed to speak their language only .... are being introduced at the beginning Df the year. is being filled with poisonDus chemicals by the wDrkshDps around Venice. 48... was previously thought smelly (by women). 2.. . is delivered to us every morning.. 35. 3.. is being chased by Dur cat! 10.... UNIT 12 PASSIVE VOICE II 33-36 .7 were being washed ... 3.. . 17... . was first excavated and described by the Polish archaeologists. were helped to develop by industrial revolution. translated into English by Mr Ramsay? 28.. are being broken by the gang Df ...... wasn't being tidied when I entered..... 29. 30.. .... was taught how to ride a bike by his elder brother.... 20 . 3... .... were . 31.. is liked by most young people.. 5. 17 was being investigated by three inspectDrs ... . wasn't slept in last night.... are sent to Antonio Banderas... 30..... were built in 1656 by a Dutch scientist. are very well known in our country. are sold all over the world.... is . 34.. the ferry was being stDpped and searched by the coast guards.. 26. isn't visited very often (by tourists). 39. was being watched . 16.. 36. 21........ re-installed? 16. is checked regularly by . 25...... was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize ..... are being thrown ... 13.. . was gun-powder invented? 7. Was being written fDr tWD hDurs? 9.. 15............. were reminded about the due-date.. 2. weren't forgotten. 8... 11.. gallons of Sprite is sold every day. . is being painted this month I I..... 41. delivered safely? 22.... is spoken all over the world. was being pulled dDwn..... 38 BDrDbudur in Java was being repaired. was .... 31.. is being rehearsed at the NatiDnal Theatre. . weren't noticed.is being listened tD . wasn't pulled down.. 33.. 42.. . were lifted by the government last year. 29 . 38.... 18. are requested to leave the rooms by midday... 7. is being done by an international team ... being re-arranged again? 36 are being impDsed by the government this year. were broken and torn in halves by a thunder. was still being discussed by the delegation were being served... produced in POl1ugal? 44. was being followed all ..... 40. is this delicious meal made? 8. are eaten every day.. / are delivered a daily paper every moming.. 23 . 15 were being taken fDr a walk everyday by the butler... are being IDDked into very carefully... 32.. by some dangerously looking men. are looked after by old Mrs Jenkins while ... was ... ..... documents are being prepared now... 22... wasn't repaired on time. isn't permitted in auditorium....... was given to the drink by Frank Robinson.. was brought some fresh grapes (by Sally). 43... are being damaged . I... / were brought to me (by Sally). is being recDrded ... is being listened to with great attention. 6.. 11.. 40. won by? 34. 35.. 32... . was told about their suspects during supper.. was caught by a passer-by and taken to the . 29-32 is celebrated nor only in English speaking countries. 37.. 4. is now known by everybody that Earth . negDtiatiDns was being considered.. 21.. 25 . 20... .. .. wasn't found last week (by the police).... 5 . is being roasted . .is being prepared fDr you. was being watched with great admiration. 5.. 28 . is still being made in a traditional way.... was terribly frightened by a sudden explosion . are being watered ..... 46...... 13 . / were noticed. are being recited by YDung pDets . was being Dperated Dn . : 12. . 45. 14..... . aren't being carried by the conveyor belt' 26 is being removed from the pavement by the landlady. 39 is being built at the mDment. is being built in this area. 10... ©WIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE 52 ..was being put out in the western wing of the Town Hall.. 23...... ... 19.... 2.. 33. 12.. 11 I. was being IDoked after fDr a IDng time by the relatives.. equipment hidden? 14.. 4. is wasted by children playing . ... 9 were being performed ...... is never helped with the housework..... was .ANSWERKEV UNIT 11 PASSIVE VOICE I... 6. aren't being typed very quickly.. . is . are roasted and ground in the first stage .. 24. are these plants watered so rarely? 9... was broken into last weekend..Df "LDrd Df the Rings" is being shown in many cinemas nDW.... .. 24.

... will be developed in against killing seals in the Antarctic...... have to be returned by the] 5'" May . 24. 21 . is said to be going to resign. 5 haven't been watered for ten days now./ ....... ..... is believed to have needed a reliable leader..... 29 ... 39.. are expected to be stopped... 24.. . is thought to have used someone else's ideas.. is reported to have been too weak to win the match.. .. 16...41-44 I. should be raised for the new kennel.. won't be helped. 23...... is said to have broken out in the Far East. a script for a film . 34 __ . is reported to have been shot to death by an unknown man.. 40.. 9... 27.. 31.. is expected to end up soon..... are reponed to be homeless after the disaster. 2 will be met . have been totally destroyed ........ are (Cl WI R FN(. can only be advised in this matter.. 48.. can be obtained from the nearest post office........... 17 .... 36. 11. are expected to manufacture over 10. 33. 6.. 35. 32. is reponed to have been destroyed by the storm....... 18.. 35 .... is expected to be fine tomorrow. 25... the world has already been visited by a few groups of tourists. are believed to have been caused by the global warming. won't be taken until the next shouldn't be kept longer than a month... 46. 8.. can't be washed in too warm water . 7. is said to have taken the money. 11 I will be invaded by a race from the outer space.... 6 has been warned about the possible dangers. is believed to have been damaged by the storm.. is said to have driven through the village at 160 km an hour.... 34... 19... __ must be restored .. is said to have gone bankrupt last week. 19. 27 .. are thought to end soon. ........... 13 will be given a tine by the traffic warden .... 36 will be sent any necessary medicines ... is thought to be the most important in the world of science... must not be removed from the library. 37. . ... is thought to play the main role.... meeting... is said to have been voted for.. are said not to qualify to semi-finals 43.. __ .. 14 will be held this week by the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw. to Mark Taylor been sent ? 20 will be seriously considered by Mr Gm'don.. in a better condition.. 7 has been stolen from the car park.. are known to have been dishonest. 16. are reported to have been in the train crash.... . 47. 14.. 26. 10. 7... 11... next performance have been sold out........hot water should be first prepared at the beginning of this experiment. 3. 13.. 10. been delivered . 12. ]8. 45. 5...... can be used as a screwdriver.... are believed to have contacted UFO. 4 ... 2. 28. ....ANSWER KEY UNIT 13 PASSIVE VOICE Ill 37-40 I I... have been left homeless by the earthquake. 28 ....... are reported to have been at the campus.'ifl'!iIl PADT nNF . should be sent to a boarding school.ought to be done about __ . must be rebuilt and expanded after last bombing... have to be worn at all times by the builders. 8.... 23 . is believed to have broken through the bathroom window...IISH (..... is believed to have earned a lot of money last year. Has .. 32.. 44....RAMMAR . are believed to be reliable.. have been put on all the tables... Why hasn't .. 21... ? 12.. 3 ought to be paid by the employer.. An unknown letter by Plato is said to have been found.. are believed to be in the future.. 30.. . are expected to stop the rioters.. ... .... is expected to support the homeless.. 30. 6 must be definitely looked after better than now.. may be organised by the Green Party hasn't been christened yet. is known to have been responsible for The Second World War. 15. 22.. 38..... 9.... has been asked . are said not to be able to beat the Tigers 42.. 8.. are said to have belonged to the same family. .... are reported to have been put out soon. the famous playwright. is said to have been very intelligent.. will probably be . 3 the murderer been found . is reported to have arrived to take part in the charity ball. is thought to have been working on the newspaper... 33... 37. mugged. 10. 25. the loan be divided into convenient instalments? 9. is believed to have been in the street there. __ ... 29. should be inserted in this opening. he will be accused of robbery.... is said to have been opened... 22.. 20. 41... the candidates... 3].. would be sold with a higher price . 5..... broke into our local bank has been just arrested by the police... 17... film companies . 2. / will be given to you by the traffic warden .. are known to have been put off..... is said to have married a maid.. 15 .... taken to your apartment by Sharon. .can be rediscovered and presented to the public.will be sent the future. Unicoms are thought to have lived on the Eanh.... coming ceremony will be presented by Tom Cruise.. 4. strikes are reported to have been in all the factories.. 40 diseases can be reduced by cutting out certain foods from our diet.. . 4 haven't been introduced to the ambassador . 38 could be finished . is said to be rearranged.... you may be laughed at.. 26..000 cars this year. will have to be sent UNIT 14 PASSIVE VOICE IV.. 39 to you ..

.delivered? 31... will . UNIT 15 CAUSATIVE FORMS 45-48 I gets I has all his shoes made . her bag stolen in the shopping alley.get anyone to do for me .. is believed to have been found.. 29 Maria brush my cats nicely.. 36.. .. . 24 had I got the burglar alarm installed? 25 were having their children looked after ...... finally got Steve ... for me. 11... .. 8...... 10... 50....... 6 ....... have / get ...... repainted at the garage...had / got our plants watered ..... . 4.will have to get taken down.. 32 have I get his car serviced .dry-c1eaned.... been having ... I . 21 ...have you been having this tap in your bathroom fixed? 12.had renewed. had a new gym built .. 15 got his sister to translate the article for him. 4 have just had our house painted.... . will have the lights changed ... had I got his wound examined... had a new central heating system put in our house..... washed .. their servant to send the party invitations out.. 30 have . ...done.. get her leg broken in the car crash? 13 have I get . 3 had our garage built last year... 19 made me open my luggage.. have ... .. 9 .... 2. 5. 16.. have I get .. 11 I.. 26 had I got dyed . is said to play truant from school.. . have my glasses changed.......... have I get her ears pierced? 37... 34. get! have her skirt shortened? I ... 3 had her children's pictures taken .....has I gets .. is having his eyes tested at the moment. 40.. sent. 17 have I get vaccinated against flu this year.. 22 . am having the car radio fitted today.. had his dog trained .ANSWER KEY expected to pass their final exams.... ..... made Betty sign .you have your hair done? 9.. 49. 33... ©WIR ENGUSH GRAMMAR 50:50 PART ONE .. having done for me I getting anyone to do .checked. 27 . 8.. 7... get the dressmaker to shorten her skirt? 39..... 20 ......... have your essays typed? 10. 35 .... 5 are you going to have developed? 6. 2 . ..... has had I got . to get I have her shopping done.. ...... will make her colleagues........ 7 . ..to have I to get the rear wheel of his bike fixed........ 23 . having the old spruce in our garden cut down.. a smith open his stuck door...... ... .. get someone to collect your mail .. 38...... .. am having the washing machine repaired . 28... 18... 14...is having his hair cut...

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