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Fill the gaps with the correct tenses.

I (learn) English for seven years now. But last year I


(not / work) hard enough for English, that's why my marks
(not / be) really that good then. As I (pass / want) my English
exam successfully next year, I (study) harder this term. During
my last summer holidays, my parents (send) me on a language course to
London. It (be) great and I (think) I (learn) a
lot. Before I (go) to London, I (not / enjoy)
learning English. But while I (do) the language course, I
(meet) lots of young people from all over the world. There I (notice)
how important it (be) to speak foreign languages nowadays. Now I
(have) much more fun learning English than I (have) before the course.
At the moment I (revise) English grammar and I
(begin / already) to read the texts in my English textbooks again. I
(think) I (do) one unit every week. My exam (be) on 15
May, so there (not / be) any time to be lost. If I (pass) my
exams successfully, I (start) an apprenticeship in
September, and after my apprenticeship, maybe I (go) back to London
to work there for a while.

Complete the following sentences with future continuous or perferct:

1. He (fly) to New York at this time next week.

2. By the end of the year, she (pass) all her exam and she will go to
University.

3. Paul (work) in Madrid next summer in August.

4. Mary (study) Science in Manchester next week.

5. By the end of next week, she (buy) her house.

6. I (read) this book by lunch time.

7. You (eat) at your restaurant next Saturday at 5 o'clock.

8. We (finish) the party by the time you arrive.


Gerund or infinitive

1. I don't mind (work) in an open-space office.

2. He promised (help) me with the project.

3. He is worried about (lose) his job.

4. (study) for exams is very tiring.

5. I'm saving money (buy) a new car.

6. She managed (not laugh) when he came in.

7. I enjoy (not go) shopping on Saturdays.

8. I'm looking forward to (see) you again soon.

9. She is afarid of (fly).

10. (read) is relaxing.

11. I've come (visit) my grandmother.

MODALS VERBS

1.Is your meeting this afternoon important?Yes, and I ... be late.

a. needn't b. mustn't c. haven't got to

2. …………. your brother play the guitar? Yes, and he’s quite good at the piano too.

a. May b. Can c. Shall

3. Do you think I …………….... give my mother a ring? Yes, she’s probably worried
about you.

a. should b. Ought c. must

4. What’s your hotel room like? It’s lovely – and you ……………….. see the sea from
my balcony.

a. need b. might c. can

5.You don’t know where my keys are, do you? No – but they


……………………………. be in the sitting room, I suppose.

a. could b. have to c. should


6. I must send that cheque to the bank. You ………………………. worry – I’ve
already done it.

a. can't b. wouldn't c. needn't

7. Do you think John’s home by now? Yes, he ……………………... be – he left hours


ago.

a. can b. needs c. must

8. ………………………. we eat out tonight? OK, let’s go to the pizza place.

a. Have b. Shall c. Would

9. ………………….. you give me a hand with these boxes?Yes, of course.

a. May b. Can c. Shall

10.You ………………….... be more careful – this work is terrible. I’m sorry – I’ll try
harder next time.

a. have b. must c. need

11. When I was at school we ………………….... do homework every night.

a. must b. had got c. had to

12. We …………………... to revise much because we knew the test would be easy.

a. needn't b. didn't need c. needn't have

13.We ……………….. get the central heating fixed because the house was freezing.

a. had to b. need c. must to

14.This pizza is huge - I won't …………….... eat it all myself.

a. have to b. be able to c. can

15.I was sitting right at the back of the hall, so I ……………………... hear the speaker
very well.

a. didn't manage b. wasn't able c. couldn't

16. My cousin grew up in France, so she ……….. speak French perfectly by the time
she was twelve.

a. was able b. can c. could

17. I think we might …………………. a holiday in Italy next year.


a. have b. have had c. having

18. I ……………….... go to the theatre with Anne tomorrow if we can get tickets.

a. should b. must c. might

19. I showed the handyman the window that ………………….... mending.

a. had to b. must c. needed

20. After a few minutes, we could see the injury wasn't serious, so we ……………...
call an ambulance.

a. needn't have b. didn't need to c. haven't needed

21. I'm amazed Jim didn't pass the exam - it ……………….... been really hard.

a. must. b. must have c. must have had

22. The door is not damaged, so the thief ……………………. have had a key to get in.

a. should b. must c. can

23. I don't know where Annie is. I suppose she could …………….... out for supper.

a. have gone b. went c. be gone

24. That ……………... have been Max you saw yesterday. Anne says he's still on
holiday in Italy.

a. can't b. mustn't c. shouldn't

25. My sister ……………. have gone to Cambridge University, but she decided to go to
Oxford instead.

a. must b. could c. shall

26. Why didn't you tell us you were coming to London? You could ………………...
stayed with us.

a. of b. have c. be

27. We're going to be late. We ………………... have left earlier.

a. must b. should c. need

28. It was silly to throw that computer out - Peter ……………………….. have fixed it.

a. need b. can c. could

29.The washing is still wet - it ………………... have rained during the night.

a. should b. would c. must