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2º BACHILLERATO- ENGLISH

1. TENSES
A. COMPLETE WITH PRESENT SIMPLE OR PRESENT CONTINUOUS
1. It ___________ (rain) in winter. It ___________ (rain) now.
2. Mother ___________(cook) some food in the kitchen at present, she always
___________(cook) in the morning.
3. The sun ___________(rise) in the East, now it ___________ (set).
4. Buses usually ___________ (run) along this street, but today they ___________ (not
run) because it is under repair.
5. The man with the white hat who ___________ (walk) near the window ___________
(live) next door.

B. COMPLETE WITH PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS


1. When I ___________ (do) the washing up, I ___________ (break) a plate.
2. When my father ___________ (work) in the garden and old friend ___________(pass)
by.
3. She ___________ (go) to school, ___________ (take) out her textbook and
___________ (begin) to read.
4. When Jane ___________ (do) an English course in Ireland, she ___________ (visit)
Blarney castle.
5. I ___________ (not understand) what they ___________ (talk) about.

C. COMPLETE WITH WILL or BE GOING TO


1.- When we get home, we ___________ (have) dinner.

2.- I know they ___________ (feel) very happy if they win the match.

3.- They’ve already decided on their next summer holiday. They ____________ (do) a
tour of Norway.

4.- She thinks that the Take That concert __________ (be) really exciting.

5.- “What are your plans for this evening?” I ________ (meet) my friends and then go to a
birthday party.
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2. THE PASSIVE VOICE


A. Change these active sentences into passive.

1. The family are cleaning the entire apartment


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2. Someone turned off the light in the kitchen


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3. Someone has recently stolen twenty bottles of whisky from this supermarket.
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4. The examiner will read the passage three times.


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5. Candidates may not use dictionaries.


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6. A frightful crash woke me up at 4:00 in the morning.


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3. MODAL VERBS
Complete with the modal of deduction: May, Can’t, Must, Might:
1. Your mother __________ be a great cook. You are always so keen to get back home to eat!

2. I don't know why I am so tired these days. I __________ be working too hard. Or maybe I am
not sleeping too well.

3. Do you know where Carl is? He __________ be out - his car keys are on the table.

4. You seem to know everything about the theatre. You __________ go every week.

5. To give the promotion to Harold was silly. He __________ know much about this company after
only a year working here.

6. Go and look in the kitchen for your gloves. They __________ be in there.

7. Oh, the phone is ringing. Answer it. It __________ be Kate. She always rings at this time.

8. Dan has been drinking that whiskey since early this afternoon. He __________
be totally drunk by now.

9. That couple __________ think much of this film. They're leaving already - after only 20
minutes!

10. That's the second new car they have bought this year. They __________ be very rich!
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4. GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES


A. Complete with a gerund or infinitive
1. My car doesn’t start. Try ___________ (push) that button.
2. He is responsible for _ _________ (paint) all the buildings.
3. Kate was behind her job, but she stopped ___________ (have) a cigarette.
4. ___________ (watch) more than 3h of TV is bad for your health.
5. Don’t forget ___________(close) the door after you go.
6. Carla stopped ___________ (drink) soda last year because it was bad for her.
7. We are alway happy ___________ (help)
8. Helen remembers ___________ (have lunch in there grandma’s house every weekend
when she was young.
9. I tried ___________ (get) there as soon as posible, but there was a great traffic jam.
10. We are really excited about ___________ (climb) that mountain.

5. CONDITIONALS (FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD)

A. Put the verbs in brackets into their correct forms. FIRST, SECOND OR THIRD
CONDITIONAL

1. I would have read the letter if I ____________________ (know) it was from you.

2. If Tony doesn’t help in the garden I ____________________ (not finish) my work in


time.

3. If you ____________________ (not tell ) me about Maxwell’s birthday I would


forget it.

4. We _________________________ (catch) the train earlier if Mary had found her


purse.

5. If Susan ____________________ (learn) the poem she would have known the
answer.

6. If it ____________________ (be) too hot we will stop and get a cold drink.

7. If it ____________________ (not rain) today I would stay it home.

8. If the Professor spoke clearly we __________________________ (understand) him


better.

9. If you go on talking like that we ____________________ (throw) you out.

10. If Sasha ____________________ (go) home now he would meet his own brother.
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11. If it rained , the streets ____________________ (be) wet.

12. If I ____________________ (not tell) Jim the address he wouldn’t have found you.

13. The bird ___________________________ (die) if you had caught it.

14. What ____________________ (you, do) if you won the lottery ?

15. If the weather ____________________ (not change) we will reach the top of the
mountain. 


6. REPORTED SPEECH

A. People made these statements. Report them, using said like in the example

1. “Mary works in a bank”, Jane said.


She said (that) Mary worked in a bank

2. “I’m staying with some friends”, Jim said.


Jim__________________________________________________

3. “I’ve never been to Russia”, Mike said.


Mike__________________________________________________

4. “Tom can’t use a computer”, Ella said.


Ellen__________________________________________________

5. “Everybody must try to do their best”, Jill said.


Jill__________________________________________________

6. “Jane may move to a new flat”, Rachel said


Rachel__________________________________________________

7. “I’ll stay at home on Sunday”, Bill said.


Bill__________________________________________________

8. “I’m very tired”, she said.


She__________________________________________________

9. “I’ll see them soon”, he said.


He__________________________________________________

10. “I’m going to the cinema”, she said.


She__________________________________________________

11. “I see the children quite often”, he said .


He __________________________________________________
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7. RELATIVE CLAUSES

A. Complete with the most appropriate relative pronoun (who, whose, which, when,
where)

1. John, ____________ is my younger brother, went to do the shopping.


2. This is the bank ____________ was robbed yesterday.
3. His work, ____________ is very difficult, exhausted him.
4. A boy ____________ sister is in my class was in the bank at that time.
5. Tom, ____________ mother is French, speaks that language very well.
6. Mr. Smith, ____________ I was talking to, is a carpenter.
7. He wore a mask ____________ made him look like Mickey Mouse.
8. Your problem, ____________ I have thought about a lot, is a difficult one.
9. He came with a friend ____________ waited outsisde in the car.
10. The woman ____________ gave him the money was young.
11. A woman ____________ daughter was crying tried to calm her.
12. The car ____________ the bank robbers escaped in was orange.

B. Join each pair of sentences with a relative clause. Omit the relative pronouns if it
is possible.

a. Last night we met a man. He’s a millionaire.


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b. Yesterday we found a wallet. It was empty.


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c. We like cereals. Well, if they are the chocolate ones.


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d. Michael Angelo was a famous artist. He painted the Sistine Chapel.


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e. She’s bought a CD. It is broken.


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f. I had won some money. I spent it on a new bike.


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