Grammar Worksheets Secondary School


To be

Complete the sentences using the most suitable form of be. Sometimes you must use the simple (am / is / are) and sometimes the continuous is more suitable (am / is / are being) 1. I can't understand why he’s being so selfish. He isn't usually like that. 2. Peter _________ very nice to me at the moment. I wonder why. 3. You'll like Elizabeth when you meet her. She _______ very nice. 4. Normally you are very sensible, so why _______ so silly about this matter? 5. Why isn't Silvia at work today? ___________ ill? 2. To have

Complete these sentences. Use an expression from the list and put the verb into the correct form where necessary.
have have have have lunch have a swim have a nice time a chat have a cigarette have a rest a good flight have a baby a shower have a party have a look

1. I don't eat much during the day, I never have lunch.


2. Adam likes to keep fit, so he _______ every day. 3. We ________ last Sunday. It was great, we invited lost of people. 4. Excuse me, can I ________ at your newspaper, please? 5. ´Where's Aaron?´ ´He _______ in his room. ´He's very tired. 6. I met Abby in the pharmacy yesterday. We stopped and ___________ . 7. I haven't seen you since you came back from holiday. _______________ 8. Adriana __________ a few weeks ago. It's her second child. 9. I don't usually smoke but I was feeling very nervous, so I ________________ . 10. The phone rang but I couldn't answer it because I ______________ . 11. You meet Calvin at the airport. He has just arrived. You say: Hello, Tom. ____________________ ?



Simple present tense

Ask Camila questions about herself and her family. 1. You know that Camila plays tennis. You want to know how often. Ask her. How often do you play tennis? 2. Perhaps Camila's sister plays tennis too. You want to know. Ask Camila. _________ your sister ___________ 3. You know that Camila reads a newspaper every day. You want to know which one. Ask her. _______________________________________ 4. You know that Camila's brother works. You want to know what he does. Ask Camila. _______________________________________ 5. You know that Camila goes to the cinema a lot. You want to know how often. Ask her. _____________________________________ 6. You don't know where Camila's mother lives. Ask Camila. _______________________________________


Put the verb into the correct form. I knew Kate was very busy. so I . (laugh) 9.. I was in a hurry. I was very tired. so I __________ her. The film wasn't very good. took . (sleep) 6.. Fabiola wasn't hungry. positive or negative. 1. so I ____________ time to phone you. The window was open and a bird ____________ into the room. The bed was very uncomfortable. (cost) 11. (take) 2. (be) 8. I didn't enjoy it very much. (have) 5 . It __________ very much. so she _____________ anything. (enjoy) 3. (eat) 7.4. It was a funny situation but nobody _________ . (disturb) 4. We went to Laila's house but she __________ at home. It was warm. off my coat. Simple past tense Complete the sentences. The hotel wasn't very expensive. I ____________ very well. (go) 5. (fly) 10. so I _______ to bed early.

Dad __________________ the car in the next street. 10. My parents ________________ our house. They _____________ very heavy. I hope Mr Vitale ______________ the job. 6 . 8. I ______________________ some cake for tea. (be) 5.12. 5. I don't think it _______________ today. I'll ____________ you next week. It was very hard work carrying the bags. Zac _____________ any more ice-cream. Rachel ______________ a car when she's eighteen. 4. 3. _____ you ________ in time for lunch? 2. 7. 9. They like it too much in London. Simple future tense 1. 6. The teacher ___________ the same question again.

A: I've decided to repaint this room. I've just realised. A: Oh. B: Oh. ______________ something for dinner. don't worry. ___________________ you. ___________________ you some. Will / Be going to Complete the sentences using will (´ll) or going to. (I / get) 4. B: It's quite easy. B: Have you? Wait there and _________ an aspirin for you. (I / wash). 1. A: I've got a headache. A: Why are you filling that bucket with water? B: ________________ the car. A: Where are you going? Are you going shopping? B: Yes.6. have you? What colour ____________ it? (you / paint) 6. 5. (I / watch) 2. I haven't got any money. ( I / lend) 3. A: Why are you turning on the television? B: I'm going to watch the news. (I / buy) 7. B: Haven't you? Well. A: I don't know how to use this camera. (I / show) 7 .

Present progressive / continuous tense Put the verb into the correct form. I completely forgot. (I / have) 9. (I / do) 10. Goodnight! 2. A: What would you like to eat? B: ____________________ a sandwich. I _________________ (enjoy) it very much. 8 .). 3.8. (it / fall) 11. I'm going (go) to bed now.A: Has Jack decided what to do when he leaves school? B: Oh. Everything is planned. ´How is your new job?´ ´Not so good at the moment. It isn't raining (rain) any more. ________________ it now. (he / have. it looks as if ________ down.A: The ceiling in this room doesn't look very safe. I'm sorry. does it? B: No. We can go out now. please. I'm tired. 1. A: Did you post that letter for me? B: Oh. yes. _____________ a holiday for a few weeks and then ______________ a computer programming course. Sometimes you need the negative (I’m not doing etc. he / do) 7.

5. she ____________ ´ (wear) a really nice dress. I think Paul and Ann have an argument. Past progressive / continuous tense Put the verb into the correct form. She _________________ (learn) German. past continuous or past simple. I want to lose weight. They __________ (speak) to each other. 5. I was too tired. 8. ´Was Elizabeth at the party last night?´ ´Yes. Angela has just started evening classes. 6. 1. ´What _______________ (you/do) this time yesterday?´ I was asleep. ´___________ (you(go) out last night?´ ´No. She _____________ (have) a great time and doesn't want to come back. Catherine phoned me last night. (arrive) 2.´ 4. so this week I _________ (eat) lunch. She's on holiday in France. 7. 3. How fast _____________ (you/drive) when the accident ____________ (happen)? 9 .4. Elena was waiting (wait) for me when I arrived.

I ____________ (want) to be a bus driver.6. 10 . When I was young. Somebody ______ (follow) me. Example: David _____________ (to play) on the computer when his mother comes home. Answer: David (will be playing) on the computer when his mother comes home. 1. Future progressive / continuous tense Fill in the verbs in the Future Progressive / Continuous. 9. 7. We _______________ (not/know) what to do. I haven't seen Peter for ages. Daisy ________________ (to come) to the party on Saturday. 8. I was frightened and I __________ (start) to run. We were in a very difficult position. I ____________ (walk) along the street when suddenly I ________(hear) footsteps behind me. 9. When I last _________ (see) him. 10. he _________ (try) to find a job in London. Damian ___________ (take) a photograph of me while I ___________ (not/look).

They ________________________ (to arrive) in Caracas just about now. 5. You ___________________________ (to eat) pizza soon. Jain _________________________ (to watch) a video when I arrive tonight. Present perfect tense Read the situations and write sentences as shown in the examples. 6.2. At 6 o'clock on Sunday they ________________ (to sing) the new song. 7. Ike is driving a car but he's very nervous and not sure what to do. 9. We _______________________ (to meet) him tomorrow. 8. 3. This time next week he _____________ (to fly) to South America. 4. It ____________________ (probably/to rain) when I reach Sydney. 11 . 1. Tomorrow at nine I ______________ (to write) a test. She __________________________ (to sleep) when you telephone her. 10. 10.

this is the first _______________ 3. Jacinta is riding a horse. Jack is playing tennis.You ask: have you driven a car before? He says: No. 2. ___________________________ 11. She has just arrived and it's very new for her. (it / change / a lot) _____________________ 3. You went back to your home town after many years. She doesn't look very confident or comfortable. You ask: Have _________________________ He says: No. It wasn't the same as before. (she / arrange / to do something else) _________ 12 . Macey is in London. He's not very good and he doesn't know the rules. I invited Odalis to the party but she couldn't come. You ask: _____________________________ She says: ____________________________ 4. this is the first time I've driven a car. 1. You went to Nadia's house but she wasn't there. (she / go / out) She has gone out. 2. You ask: ___________________________ She says. Past perfect tense Read the situations and write sentences from the words in brackets.

I was very pleased to see Odalis again after such a long time. 1. Example: He _____________ (to pack) the suitcase by tomorrow. (she / just / have / breakfast) ______________ 12. I offered Pamela something to eat but she wasn't hungry. (I / not / see / him for five years) _______________________________________ 6. You went to the cinema last night. Future perfect tense Fill in the verbs in brackets in the Future Perfect. Answer: He will have packed the suitcase by tomorrow. You arrived at the cinema late.4. 13 . Rae _________________________ (to repair) her bike next week. 2. 3. We ____________________________ (to do) the washing by 8 o'clock. (the film / already / begin) _________________ 5. She ____________________________(to visit) Paris by the end of next year.

6. I _____________________________(to finish) this by 6 o'clock. You ask: (you/sit in the sun?) Have you been sitting in the sun? 2. They __________________________ (to write) their essay by tomorrow. You ask: (you / wait / long?) _____________________________________ 14 . Pablo looks sunburnt. The police _____________________ (to arrest) the murderer in one months time. Sam __________________________(to leave) by next week. Present perfect progressive / continuous tense Write a question for each situation. You have just arrived to meet a friend who is waiting for you. 8.then we ______________________ (to fulfil) our mission. 10. 13. 5. 1. She _________________________ (to discuss) this with her mother tonight. 7. 9.4. Ralph _______________________ (to manage) the teams. If we can do that .

You want to know ¨How long … ?´ You ask: how long / you / live / in Moortown Avenue?) ______________________________________ 5. (somebody / smoke / in the room) 15 . Past perfect progressive / continuous tense Read the situations and make sentences from the words in brackets.3. You ask: (what / you / do?) _______________________________________ 4. 1. There was nobody in the room but there was a smell of cigarettes. A friend of yours is now living in Moortown Avenue. His face and hands are very dirty. I was very tired when I arrived home. (I / work / hard all day) I had been working hard all day. The two boys came into the house. (they / play / football) ______________________________________ 3. They had a football and they were both very tired. A friend tells you about his job – he sells computers. You want to know ´How long …?´ You ask: (how long / you / sell / computers?) ______________________________________ 14. You meet a friend in the street. 2.

(he / watch / TV) _______________________________________ 15. By the time I retire. By the time he turns 30. Future perfect progressive / continuous tense 1. He had just turned it off. When I got home. She was frightened and didn't know where she was. By the time the movie will stop. Randy was sitting in front of the TV. Catherine Zeta-Jones (to act) __________ in America for 12 years by the year 2010. 3. Ann woke up in the middle of the night. 4. 16 2._______________________________________ 4. it (to rain) ________________ outside for 4 hours at least . . I (to write) ____________ movie reviews for more than 30 years. Elijah Woods (to work) _________________ in the entertainment business for 32 years. (she / dream) _______________________________________ 5.

10.5. 8. my friend (to act) ___________ for most of his life. Kevin Spacey (to entertain) _______________ audiences for many many years. 9. They (to think) _________ about whether to go see the new movie or not for half an hour by the time it begins tonight. My cousin (to exercise) ___________ for 2 years next week in preparation for a role in a movie. I (to eat) ___________ continuously. At the end of the show. At the end of his career. 6. By the time he stops. 17 . Stephen Spielberg (to make) ___________ great movies for a long time when he will decide to stop. 7.

Mummy. Let's ______________ home! (go) 18 . (walk) 6. Example: Answer the questions. Please _________ your bedroom. (wait) 10. ____________ me a candy! (give) 7.16. I'm busy tonight. (answer) 1. (study) 5. Imperative Complete the sentences with the correct imperative. ____________ a little every day. ____________ out! (get) 3. Don't ______________ in the building. Please _________ in (come) 2. Let's _______________ a game. (run) 8. (clean) 4. Don't __________ on the grass. (play) 9. so don't ___________ for me.

19 . Sabrina ____________ drive but she hasn't got a car. 2. I haven't been able to sleep very well recently. Use can if possible. 7. I've never _________ understand him. 6.17. I used to _________ stand on my head but I can't do it now. Ask Valerie about your problem. otherwise use (be) able to. I can't see you on Friday but I ___________ meet you on Saturday morning. She might _____________________ help you. He can speak four languages. 1. Sebastian has travelled a lot. 3. I can't understand Martin. Modals (auxiliary verbs) Complete the sentences using can or (be) able to. 5. 4.

10. The passive voice Put the verb into the correct form.18. 3.m. 5. While I was on holiday. 20 . my camera ________ (steal) from my hotel room. 1. 4. The boat ________ (sink) quickly but fortunately everybody ________________ (rescue). I was born in London but I __________ (grow) up in the north of England. The letter __________ (post) a week ago and it ____________ (arrive) yesterday. Most of the Earth's surface ___________ (cover) by water. 6. The park gates ___________ (lock) at 6. It's a big factory. my camera _________ (disappear) from my hotel room. Five hundred people are employed (employ) there. active or passive. 7. Jacob's parents _____________ (die) when he was very young.30 p. 8. present simple or past simple. He and his sister _________ (bring) up by their grandparents. Water ___________ (cover) most of the Earth's surface. 9. every evening. While I was on holiday. 2.

15. (when / Sue / working / isn't / today) 21 . Why ______________ (Joshua / sack) from his job? What did he do wrong? 13. (When / was / built / this house) _______ When was this house built? ______ 2. 14. Question words Put the words in brackets in the correct order. Why ___________ (Emily / resign) from her job? Didn't she? 12. I saw an accident last night.11. All the sentences are questions. It ________________ (own) by a much larger company. The company is not independent. (how / cheese / is / made) _______________________________________ 3. Where _________ (these) photographs / take)? In London? _____________ (you / take) them? 19. Somebody __________ (call) an ambulance but nobody ___________ (injure) so the ambulance _____________ (not / need). (when / invented / the computer / was) ________________________________________ 4. 1.

Asking / Answering questions 1. (what time / coming / your friends / are) ___________________________________ 6. 2. I am. Are you from Ecuador? A. I wouldn’t. 22 . No. (where / your mother / was / born) ____________________________________ 8. No. (why / this machine / doesn't / work) _____________________________________ 20. C.___________________________________ 5. (why / you / to the party / didn't / come) _____________________________________ 9. B. Yes. he is. Would you like to play Risk? A. Yes. you wouldn’t. I are. (how / the accident / did / happen) ______________________________________ 10. I don't. B. No. C. Yes. (why / was / cancelled / the concert) ___________________________________ 7.

No. I'm not. Yes. B. Would you like to play Monopoly? A. _______________. A. Can you play the guitar? A. Yes. I not. I not go. No. he are B. Yes. I can. 7. Are you going to the meeting? A. Are you C. I do. A. I love it. Sally: Are you and Tommy coming? A. we are B. I would. C. C. he is 4. Yes.3. Does she Sally : Is Andy going to bring his guitar to the party? Billy: Yes. we´re C. No. 8. 6. I like. I plays. No. Do you B. you wouldn’t. Yes. 5. I do. B. C. B. Billy: _____________ like chocolate? Sally: Yes. you are C. I am 23 .

________ shoes are on the second floor. B. C. is B. I do. Let's go to the __________. Andy: Can you give me a hand? Billy: __________________ A. Possessive ending Write 'apostrophe s' into the gaps. ____________ CD player is new. does 10. (parents) 8. 1. This is _________ book. do C. ________ sister is twelve years old. I don't but Betty _________ A. Yes. My _________ car wasn't expensive. _______ and _____ bags have got blue stickers. 21. (Charles) 24 . (Peter) 2. (John) 5. Example: I met _______ sister yesterday. No I don't.Steve) 7. The ________ room is upstairs. (Mandy) Answer: I met Mandy's sister yesterday.9. Billy: Do you love Tommy? Sally: No. (children) 4. (Smiths) 3. Of course I can. (Men) 6. (Susan .

singular 1. Plural form (nouns) Fill in the correct plural forms of the given words into the gaps. 7. 2. mountain 25 . 6. 3. thief fish cat carpet turkey computer farmer half watermelon plural __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ __________ 10. box 13. flower 11. 8.22. scarf 12. 5. 9. 4.

Everybody at the party was _________ dressed. The driver of the car was ____ seriously _____ injured. (serious / seriously) 2. (selfish / selfishly) 4. Samantha likes wearing ___________ clothes. 1. Adjectives and adverbs Put in the right word. (colourful / colourfully) 7. There was a __________ change in the weather. Hannah is __________ upset about losing her job. (serious / seriously) 3.14. (bad / badly) 26 . smile __________ __________ 23. (sudden / suddenly) 6. kiss 15. She fell and hurt herself quite ___________. I think you behaved very __________. (terrible / terribly) 5. (colourful / colourfully) 8. The driver of the car had _____ serious _____ injuries.

Possessive adjective Replace the personal pronouns by possessive adjectives. Don't go up the ladder. (angry / angrily) 24. 7. (I) _______ husband and I want to go to Australia. (safe / safely) 11. too. She lives in Australia now with (she) _____family. 10. 5.9. (They) ______ children go to school in Newcastle. (He) ________ company builds ships. 6. (She) _______husband works in Newcastle. He says he didn't do well at school because he was _____________ taught. Where are (you) __ your __ friends now? Here is a postcard from (I) _____ friend Sophia. 2. It doesn't look _______. He looked at me ________ when I interrupted him. (bad / badly). 4. 3. 27 . 1.

3. It is (we) ________ winter! 9. __________ a lot of noise in this theatre. 5. 25. There is . 2. We want to see Sophia and (she) _______ family next winter. 4. __________ a lot of customers in the shop yesterday? __________ a new post office in your street? __________ a big lion and two tigers when we went in the zoo. 26.there are 1. Because it is (they) _________ summer.8. __________ a living-room and three bedrooms in their flat. Personal pronouns 28 . 10.

(My mother and I) 6. ____________ is reading a book. Example: Answer: ___ often reads books. ______________ are on the wall (The posters) 4. 1. Have ______________ got a computer. ______________________ are in the garden. (The dog) 5. ___________________ is riding his bike. ________________________ are dirty.Fill in the correct personal pronoun into the gaps. _________________ is running. The words in brackets tell you which you should use. ________________ is green. ______________________ are watching TV. _________________ has got a brother. (The blackboard) 3. Mandy? 29 . (Peter) He often reads books. (The flowers) 7. (Willy) 2. (Diana) 10. (Tom) 8. (Robin's shoes) 9.

2. __________ mannequins over there look real. these 1. 3. that. Reflexive pronouns 1. those. She doesn't look after __________ very well. We don’t see ______________ very often. 4. He was looking at _________ in the mirror. 28. 2. Did you speak to _______________ on the phone last night? They saw ____________ at the party. I cut ___________ with the knife. __________ pair of shoes is similar to mine. Demonstrative pronouns Select the correct pronoun for each sentence. 30 . 7. 5. 5. __________ paintings in that room are beautiful. 6. They met ____________ at the airport.27. this. 4. There are problems with __________ research paper. __________ shoes on my feet fit well. 3.

This is the girl __________________ comes from Spain.6. 5. 4. ___________________ is a taxi driver. 31 . You must have been joking about ________ new idea of yours. He cleaned the car __________________ had an accident. 29. ___________ comedians kept us laughing all night. 3. 8. There is the car ______________ I'd like to buy. the boy _______________ has just arrived at the airport. 7. I talked to the girl __________________ car had broken down in front of the shop. Relative pronouns 1. 7. Where is the bottle of Coke that I bought this morning? 2. 6. The characters in _________ haunted house were scary. That's Andrew. lives on the corner. Mr Hicks.

8. It's good. 8. 2. . a little some 1.few – little . I don't know why. ___________ of that group's songs are excellent but I don't really like most of their music. He's unimaginative and has very ___________ patience with children. 32 6. you'll forget her and be happy again. It was rather sad. Very ___________ people went to see that film.many . With time and ___________ patience. ___________ people never learn how to dance properly.a few. 5. 9. I've been to that Asturian restaurant ___________ times. Come on! We've still got ___________ time left to finish this. He's not a good teacher. Daniel gave very ___________reasons for closing down the bar. What did you do with the money ___________ your mother lent you? 30. It's such a shame. ___________ people came to see the play. Much . 7. It's excellent. 4. 3.

(for. I normally have ___________ red wine with my lunch. since) 3. since) 33 . His computer needs cleaning. on) 8. I will arrive ______ six o'clock. in) 4. We waited ________ fifteen minutes. He has been gone _________ Friday. 14. He takes very ___________ care of it. since) 2. 12. (for. pepper and ___________ olive oil. I have known her _______ last year. (in. in) 6. I've got 20 Euros and ___________ coins. 11. since) 5. (at. (for. Dress the salad with salt. 31. It's good for you. Prepositions 1. That should be enough for tonight. (for. I have known him _____ three years. We expect them ______ Wednesday. (at.10. 13. She is leaving ______ five minutes. We will be gone ________ two days. I have ___________ time for people who talk about themselves all the time and never listen to anyone else. (for. since) 7.

3. I hope the weather will be (good) ___________ next week. (at. A Twingo costs less's raining. (at. 34 . 6. Fred's results were very poor. A Rolls Royce costs a lot of money. in) 10. She will call us ______ half an hour. Columbus crossed the Atlantic ______ 1492. This exercise is not difficult. Fred's results were (bad) __________William's. A Rolls Royce is (expensive) ______________ a Twingo. The weather is not good today . It’s (easy) ___________________ I expected. An ocean is (large) _________________ a sea. 2. in) 32. Jeremy is 10 years old. Jeremy is (old) ____________ Julie The Alps are very high. 5.9. Julie is 8 years old. 4. They are (high) ____________________ mountains in Europe. William's results were bad. 7. Comparisons / superlative 1.

People are not friendly in big cities. ichiro wondered where the sun came from. Capitalisation Place capital letters there were needed. People say that Chinese is (difficult) ___________________ to learn than English. 33.8. 35 . In the government of a country. he wondered how many suns there really are. the curious young boy sat and looked to the east. the President is (important) _____________________ person. to the west there was a large sea. he watched the sun rise over the mountains. the harder ichiro thought. he looked west.readingA-Z. 9.Written by Ned Jensen Book taken from www. the curious boy’s name was ichiro. a curious young boy lived in a far-off land. 10. Story of the Sun . as each day ended. he watched the sun sink into the sea. and he wondered where it went each night. the more confused he long ago. as each day began. They are usually (friendly) __________________ in small towns. to the east there were mountains.

and she began to answer his questions about the sun. pointing east. he was told she knew the answers to everything. he knew that without the sun. everything would be dark. one morning ichiro awoke early. he climbed on his giant pet emu and rode swiftly to the east. the wise woman lived in a village. he also knew that the sun brought warmth. he worried about being cold. he worried about living in a land of darkness. so he decided to visit her. in fact i see the sun rise over the mountain each morning. ichiro worried about a day when a new sun might not rise. he loved to feel the warm sun on his brown skin. the village was near the mountains. in a few hours. the wise woman greeted ichiro warmly. i do. “yes. ichiro learned about a wise old woman.would there ever be a time when a new sun would not rise from the east? ichiro was smart. he entered the village. ”do you see that large mountain? the one that is towering above all other mountains?” she asked. she took him into her hut. ichiro replied. he knew that the sun brought light. it was near where the sun rose each morning. first she explained where the sun came from.” 36 .

the suddenly the mountain spits out a giant ball of fire.”well.” she continued. ichiro worried no more.” ”they drop the wood and coal into a large opening at the top of the mountain. they carry large pieces of wood and coal with them. the rumbling is very loud. but if ever we fail to do so. ”the mountain begins to rumble. ”by morning.” ”when the ball of fire reaches its highest point. it will make a new sun each morning. he knew there would 37 .” the wise old woman kept telling her story. each night after the sun sinks into the sea. it begins to drop. it shoots up high into the sky.” said the wise woman. it also heats the land. ”in a few hours it crashes into the sea.” she said. it roars and smokes. they must feed it wood and coal. the cool waters of the sea put out the ball of fire.” from that day on.” ”it is very important that the villagers go to the mountain each night. there will be no new sun. people from the village go to the mountaintop. the ball is spit out with great force. “that is where new suns come from. the fireball lights the land below as its travels across the sky. he played happily in the trees. then the land will become dark and cold.” she said. ”as long as we feed the mountain.

(do. 9. (go) I can't stand ____________ TV. (answer) David stopped _______________ last year. 34. play) They want to _________ the art gallery tomorrow. 2. 3. 8. 4. (buy) 38 . (watch) They made him ___________ his homework before ______ football. Gerunds / infinitives 1.always be light and heat as long as the villagers took coal and wood to the mountain. 5. (smoke) Instead of _________ to the cinema we had dinner in a restaurant. 6. (play) She was driving so she stopped to __________ the telephone. (visit) I heard her ________ about the food. (complain) 10. (have) The children really enjoyed ____________ in the park. 7. They arrived late after ___________ lunch. I'm going to the butcher’s to __________ some meat.

A: I'm going out this evening. A: That restaurant is expensive. A: Ann likes Paul. B: Are you? _____________________________ 7. A: Ann is coming to the party tonight.35. B: Haven't you? __________________________ 39 . B: Do you? I thought you said you ___________ 5. 1. B: Is it? I thought you said it was cheap. B: Does she? I thought ____________________ 4. B: Can you? _____________________________ 8. A: I can speak a littler French. B: Is she? I thought you said she ___________ 3. A: I know lots of people. 2. A: I'll be here next week. Direct / indirect speech Somebody says something to you which is the opposite of what they said before. Write as suitable answer beginning I thought you said _________. B: Will you? ____________________________ 6. A: I haven't been to the cinema for ages.

1. 2. The children behaved like angels _______ the long drive and the hot weather. I love cycling ______ my wife prefers walking. we had a great time there. 4. although despite Although However although whereas despite Yet 40 . 6. Giving up was not an issue ________ the situation got more confusing by the day. we really enjoyed a warm and sunny afternoon. We decided to walk from coast to coast ______ our lack of training. My friend Ava has just bought herself some new shoes _______ she already has some 20 pairs. I thoroughly enjoy being with him. I don't really believe everything he says. _______ the weather forecast spoke of wind and rain.36. The hotel wasn't really idyllic. 5. 3. Connecting words Complete the following sentences with appropriate link words. 7. Options are given beneath the exercises. 8. ______. ______.

replace the receiver f. Ring somebody back 41 . try to find h. Cut somebody off 6. call somebody on the phone 3. wait g. stop somebody’s conversation 5. Put somebody through c. Look something up a. connect somebody b. 1. Phrasal verbs (Idioms) Match each phrasal verb with its definition. Hold on d.37. return a telephone call 4. Put the phone down 7. Hang up 8. Phone somebody up 2. finish the conversation by replacing the receiver e.

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