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Expressing advice

Task: A. Spot the mistakes then correct them:

a. I want to lose weight, what I should do?


b. You had better to exercise sports
a. I always have bad grades, what should I to do
b. you ought to not be lazy, you should studying harder
B. Speculate to complete the sentences using “should, ought
to” and “had better”
1. I forgot my homework, next time I……
2. My neighbor plays loud music every night, I…..
3. I do not understand English, I…………

Expressing wishes
Task: A. Completing the sentences with the correct form of the verb
shown in brackets

 I wish he ……………her now, I need him. (to be) -----------were


 I wish that I ……………… yesterday, it was a great game. (to
play)--------------had played
 We wish you ……………..tomorrow, we need one more actor. (to
participate)-----would participate.
 She wishes they ……………. earlier. (to come) --------------would
come
 They wish you ………...early yesterday (to arrive)------------had
arrived

B. Rewrite sentence “b” so that it means the same as sentence


“a”.
 Stop behaving like that.
 I wish …………………………………………..

 I said bad things to my friend last night.

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 I wish……………………………………………

 My friends have been accepted by the army because they are


tall, but I am not.
 I wish…………………………………………………….

Expressing Time “it’s high/about time”


Task 01: By following the given example, rewrite the sentences using
It’s (high/about) time.

E.g. You think that the government should take measures to stop tax
evasion.
It’s high time the government took measures to stop tax
evasion.
 You think that the government should impose high taxes on
smoking factories.
………………………….
 You think that the government should put outlaws behind the
bars.
……………………………………
 You feel strongly that authorities should make anti-smuggling
laws stringent.
…………………………………..
 You think that the whole world should prevent child labour.
………………………………….
The key:
 It’s high time the government imposed high taxes on
smoking factories.
 It’s about time the government put outlaws behind the bars.
 It’s high time authorities made anti-smuggling laws

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stringent.
 It’s about time the whole world prevented child labour.

Task 02: Filling the blanks with the appropriate verbs

to shoot – came – started – stop

 It’s high time we………….back home, it’s 02:00


 It’s time you ………….eating, you are getting fat.
 It’s about time you ……………to study hard, it’s April.
 It’s time …………. the ball, they are behind you.