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MODAL VERBS

A Circle the correct option.


1. Why dont you apply for a scholarship in Manchester? You _______________ be lucky!
a) should b) must c) may d) need
2. I have seen a great film about the Erasmus Programme. You _______________ see it! Im sure
youll enjoy it a lot!
a) can b) might c) dare d) must
3. The Erasmus Programme is a way for young people to experience an internship abroad.
Students who are taking a professional course _______________ apply for it.
a) should b) mustnt c) can d) have to
4. The European Union provides lots of chances for people to work or study abroad. People
_______________ improve their curriculum in a very interesting and challenging way.
a) must b) can c) should d) ought to
5. Officially there are 23 languages spoken in the European Union. However, this number
_______________ go up to 230 if we consider other local languages and dialects.
a) may b) must c) need d) dare

B Rephrase the following sentences using the most suitable modal verb.
1. She is certainly a professional writer. Her work has great quality.

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2. The candidates are able to apply for different programmes.

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3. Candidates are forbidden to apply for a work experience in their own country.

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4. People over 40 years old are not allowed to apply for a vacancy.

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5. Do you want me to write an email for you?

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6. The candidates are ordered to fill in an application form.

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7. You had better search for more information on the EU programmes.

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8. Its likely that he will be accepted.

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THE PASSIVE
A Rephrase the following sentences.
1. Magazines make computer generated composites of celebrities.
Computer ______________________________________________________________________
2. Students chose magazines that told embarrassing stories about celebrities.
Magazines _____________________________________________________________________
3. An Internet contract was brought to us to sign.
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4. Facebook comments about the Prime Minister were read to the viewers.
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5. Readers have sent comments using Facebook.
Comments _____________________________________________________________________
6. Reporters will cover the war 24 hours a day.
The war ________________________________________________________________________
7. A new Internet device has been lent to me for a week.
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8. A prize was given to the winner of the online contest.
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9. Paparazzi chase celebrities.
Celebrities _____________________________________________________________________
10. Justin Biebers fans have spent a lot of money on magazines.
A lot of money ___________________________________________________________________
11. Last Christmas a new computer was given to him.
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12. Some letters will be sent to her next Tuesday.
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13. The Government is planning a new road near my house
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14. John will tell you later.
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15. They are building a new stadium near the station
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16. We have produced skis here since 1964.
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17. Someone reads the newspaper to him every day.
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18. The delegation will meet the visitors at the airport.
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19. The guide will show us the Natural History Museum in the afternoon.
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20. The dentist is cleaning the womans teeth.
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B Circle the corrrect option.


1. Time magazine is provided/provides its readers with interesting information.
2. Reporters support/are supported by the agencies they represent.
3. A lot of information is exchanged/exchanges through the Internet every day.
4. Last century many more newspapers were sold/sold.
5. Germany exports/is exported the Frankfurt Allgemein to other countries.
6. The journalist has told/has been told a lie by the demonstrators.