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UNITS 1 - 7

A) Write the verbs in brackets in the correct tense, present, past or future.
1.

4 E.S.O.

You look really great! (you, work) out at the fitness center recently?

2. A: What (you, do) ..when the accident occurred?


B: I (try) to change a light bulb that had burnt out.
3. I (have) ..the same car for more than ten years. I'm thinking about buying a new one.
4. If it (snow) .this weekend, we (go) skiing near Lake Tahoe.
5. A: What do you call people who work in libraries?
B: They (call) ..librarians.
6. Sam (arrive) in San Diego a week ago.
7. Samantha (live) in Berlin for more than two years. In fact, she (live)
..there when the Berlin wall came down.
8. If Vera (keep) drinking, she (lose, eventually) ..her job.
9. The Maya established a very advanced civilization in the jungles of the Yucatan; however, their culture
(disappear, virtually) .by the time Europeans first (arrive) ..in
the New World.
10. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep)...
11. It (rain) .all week. I hope it stops by Saturday because I want to go to the beach.
12. Listen Donna, I don't care if you (miss) .the bus this morning. You
(be) late to work too many times. You are fired!
13. I am sick of rain and bad weather! Hopefully, when we (wake) ..up
tomorrow morning, the sun (shine)
14. I have not travelled much yet; however, I (visit) the Grand
Canyon and San Francisco.
15. I (see) ..many pictures of the pyramids before I went to Egypt. Pictures of
the monuments are very misleading. The pyramids are actually quite small.
16. In the last hundred years, travelling (become) .much easier and very
comfortable. In the 19th century, it (take) ..two or three months to cross
North America by covered wagon. The trip (be) very rough and often
dangerous. Things (change) .a great deal in the last hundred and fifty
years. Now you can fly from New York to Los Angeles in a matter of hours.
B) Write questions for the underlined answers.
1.

No, she isn't, Jane is not ill.

2. No, the lesson doesn't finish at 12.30.


3. My sister has got a big house.
4. He was drinking a cup of coffee last night at 10.30.
5. The teacher was going to the school.
6. Robinson Crusoe was in an island for three years.
7. They play tennis every day.
8. The children went to school at a quarter to nine.
9. Mrs. James had three cars.

10. Madrid is 200 kilometres from Ciudad Real.


C) Conditionals. Write the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1.

If I _______________ you, I ________________ more for the final exams. (be / study)

2. Ann ______________ to the disco with Bill last night even if he_____________ her. (not go / ask)
3. Unless Danielle _______________ hard, she _______________ her exam. (work / not pass)
4. If you ____________ the dog out, I _____________ with you. I'll just get my coat. (take / come)
5. If Jack ________________ to the cinema with us, he ________________ the comedy we saw.
(go / not enjoy)
6. If I _______________ Diane, I _______________ to the concert without a ticket. (be / not go)
7. If you ______________ water, it _______________ to ice. (freeze / turn)
8. Unless Tom _______________ care of that cut, his arm will get infected. (take)
9. If you ________________ plants, they ________________. (not water / die)
10. You _______________ better if you ________________ a suit to go to the reception last night.
(look / wear)
D) Conditionals. Rephrase these sentences.
1.

In Spain you cant drive if you are not 18 years old. Unless ...

2. I dont watch football on TV because I dont like watching sports. If .......


3. Finish the soup and Ill give you a treat. If ....
4. I didnt hear the phone and I couldnt answer it. If .....
E) Join these two sentences using a relative pronoun when necessary.
1.

The television never worked again. I dropped it.

2. The man never came back. I shouted at him.


3. She is the journalist. Her article was on the front page ofThe Times.
4. We visited the school. My father worked there.
5. We bought a car. I didn't really like it.
6. Send me copies of the letters. Your sister told me about them.
7. Your room-mate gave him the bag. It was very heavy.
8. We chose the cake. It seemed to be the biggest.
9. She spoke to the priest. I was standing next to him.
10. The policeman is here. His colleague helped us last night.
F) Write these sentences into the passive voice.
1.

They built a new church.

2. We invited two hundred people to the wedding.


3. The fire destroyed many valuable paintings.
4. Someone checks the water level every week.
5. We don't allow smoking in this restaurant.
6. They showed me the palace where the king lived.
7. John built the greatest sand castle in the world.

8. Does someone clean the rooms regularly?


9. They paid me a lot of money to do the job.
10. We couldn't move the table.
G) Translate the following sentences into English.
1.

Solemos beber caf todos los das, pero hoy bebo t porque el caf se ha terminado.

2. Escrbenos una postal en cuanto llegues a Pars.


3. Qu haras si encontraras una mosca en la sopa? Me quejara al camarero.
4. No cogeremos el tren a menos que nos demos prisa.
5. Cundo has hablado con el hermano de Carlos? No he hablado con l porque no lo he visto todava.
6. Cuanto ms maquillaje lleva, menos guapa est.
7. En Canad se habla ingls y francs.
8. Quin es la chica con la que bailabas ayer en la fiesta de cumpleaos de tu hermana pequea?
9. Se venden miles de discos al da, pero muchos de ellos se escuchan muy pocas veces.

10. Si me hubieras escuchado, habras entendido las oraciones condicionales.

UNITS 1 7 KEY
4 E.S.O.
A) Write the verbs in brackets in the correct tense, present, past or future.
1. have you been working

9. had virtually disappeared / arrived

2. A. were you doing

10. is sleeping

B. was trying

3. have had

11. has been raining

4. if it snows, well go

12. missed / have been

5. are called

13. wake / will be shining will shine

6. arrived

14. have visited

7. has been living / was living

15. had seen

8. goes / will eventually lose

16. has been / took / was / have changed

B) Write questions for the underlined answers.


1.

Is Jane ill?

2. Does the lesson finish at 12.30?


3. What has your sister got?
11. What was he drinking last night at 10.30?
12. Where was the teacher going?
13. How long was Robinson Crusoe in an island?
14. How often do they play tennis?

15. What time did the children go to school?


16. How many cars did Mrs. James have?
17. How far is Madrid from Ciudad Real?
C) Conditionals. Write the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1.

were / would study

6. were / wouldnt go

2. would have gone / hadnt asked

7. freeze / turns

3. works / wont pass

8. takes

4. take / ll come

9. dont water / die

5. had gone / wouldnt have enjoyed

10. would have looked / had worn

D) Conditionals. Rephrase these sentences.


1.

Unless you are 18 years old, you cant drive in Spain.

2. If I liked watching sports, I would watch football on TV.


3. If you finish the soup, Ill give you a treat.
4. If I had heard the phone, I could have answered it.
E) Join these two sentences using a relative pronoun when necessary.
1.

The television I dropped never worked again.

2. The man I shouted at never came back.


3. She is the journalist whose article was on the front page ofThe Times.
4. We visited the school where my father worked.
5. We bought a car I didn't really like.
6. Send me copies of the letters your sister told me about.
7. Your room-mate gave him the bag which was very heavy.
8. We chose the cake which seemed to be the biggest.
9. She spoke to the priest I was standing next to.
10. The policeman whose colleague helped us last night is here.
F) Write these sentences into the passive voice.
1.

A new church was built.

2. Two hundred people were invited to the wedding.


3. Many valuable paintings were destroyed by the fire.
4. The water level is checked every week.
5. Smoking isnt allowed in this restaurant.
6. I was shown the palace where the king lived.
7. The greatest sand castle in the world was built by John.
8. Are the rooms cleaned regularly?
9. I was paid a lot of money to do the job.
10. The table couldnt be moved.
G) Translate the following sentences into English.

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We usually drink coffee every day but today Im drinking tea because the coffee is finished.
Write a postcard to us as soon as you arrive in Paris.
What would you do if you found a fly in your soup? I would complain to the waiter.
We wont catch the train unless we hurry.
When did you speak to Charless brother? I havent spoken to him because I havent seen him yet.
The more make-up she wears, the less beautiful she is.
English and French are spoken in Canada.
Who is the girl you were dancing with in your younger sisters birthday party yesterday?
Thousands of records are sold every day, but many of them are listened to very seldom / very few times.
If you had listened to me, you would have understood conditional sentences.