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Grammar 4º EOI

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  • 1. COMPLETE THE TEXT WITH THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS. USE THE PRESENT SIMPLE, PRESENT CONTINUOUS, PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOUS. Sarah is a police officer. She usually (1) …................... (work) in an office at the police station, but at the moment she (2) …................... (interview) a suspect about an attempted robbery this morning. She (3) …................... (not enjoy) this part of her job because the criminals often (4) …................. (tell) lies and they (5) …................. (not confess) to their crimes. In this case a passer-by (6) …................... (walk) down the street when he (7) …................... (see) the suspect in front of a neighbour’s house. He (8) …................ (try) to open the window. The suspect says that he (9) …................... (not try) to break into the house – he (10) …................... (clean) the window because he’s their window cleaner! PUT EACH VERB IN BRACKETS INTO AN APPROPRIATE TENSE: Ask hundreds of people what they ________________________ (DO) on a certain day in August next year, and there _________________________ (BE) only one reply. Provided of course that the people you ________________________ (ASK) _________________________ (BELONG) to the Elvis Presley Fan Club. Although the King of Rock and Roll _______________________ (DIE) nearly two decades ago, his fans _________________________ (MEET) every year since then outside his house in Memphis Tennessee, to show respect for the singer they ____________________ (LOVE) so much. Fans like Jean Thomson, from Catford in South London. Jean ______________________ (VISIT) Gracelands, the house where Elvis ______________________ (SUFFER) his fatal heart attack, twice in the past five years. “The first time I _________________________ (BORROW) the money from my mum, as I ___________________________ (NOT WORK) then. But two years ago I _______________________ (GET) married and since then I ____________________ (WORK) in my husband Chris’s garage. Chris and I ______________________ (GO) together last year, and we __________________________ (THINK) of spending two or three months in the USA next year. I ______________________ (ALWAYS WANT) to visit some of the places where Elvis _____________________ (PERFORM). Like Las Vegas for example. “Jean says that Elvis ____________________ (BE) her obsession since she ______________________ (BE) ten years old, and she __________________________ (OWN) every single one of his records, good and bad.
  • 2. COMPLETE THE TEXT WITH THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS. 20 Victoria Road Hartfield Bucks HA6 4BJ 2nd October Dear Jackie, Thank you very much for your letter. It was great to hear from you. I have left school. I ______________ (LEAVE) in July. I ______________ (BE) fed up with it and I _______________ (WANT) to earn some money. I _______________ (WORK) for a newspaper in London. It's great. Kamala ________________ (LEAVE) school, too. She ______________ (GO) to college now. I ________________ (NOT SEE) her since she ______________ (GO) to college. Casey ________________ (SEE) her last week. She ______________ (PLAY) badminton with Sue. Casey says he _________________ (NOT RECOGNISE) her, because she _______________ (LOOK) very different. Vince, Sue and Casey ________________ (BE) still al school, but they all ________________ (STUDY) different subject. So they ________________ (NOT SEE) each other very often. I _______________ (GO OUT) with Sue now. Sue and Vince ______________ (LEARN) to drive. They _______________ (BE) 17 last month. Mr.Scott ________________ (TEACH) them in his car. I (SEE) them yesterday. Sue _________________ (DRIVE). I'll be 17 in three months time. Then I ___________________ (LEARN) to drive. ________________________________ (YOU / STAY) in the States? Your parents ______________ (MOVE) in the summer so I suppose you ________________ (NOT COME) back here. Some new people __________________ (MOVE) into your old house, but I ___________________ (NOT / MEET) them yet. Well that's all the news from now. I hope that you _________________ (WRITE) again. Bye for now. LOVE Terry
  • 3. Relative clauses exercises Join the following sentences to make one sentence using a relative pronoun when necessary. If the relative pronoun is unnecessary, put it in brackets. You may sometimes have to change the word order or change 'a' into 'the'.  There's the boy. He broke the window.  The film star gave a party. It cost $10,000.  That's the palace. The Queen lives in it.  You met a man at the party. He is a famous film star.  The man...  My friend came to the party. He's a policeman.  There are the policemen. They caught the thief.  What's the name of the lady? She was wearing the blue dress.  I gave her a watch. It stopped after two days.  My car was very expensive. It's a Mercedes.  You're reading a book. I wanted to read it.  The Red Lion is a pub. We met in it for a drink.  There's someone at the door. He wants to speak to George.  Here are the letters. They arrived this morning.  I met Mr Da Silva. He is President of Brazil.  It's very spicy food. I don't like it.  That's the house. I was born in it.  That's the dictionary. Bill gave it to me for Christmas.  Where is the lady? She ordered fish.  Those are the cars. They only take unleaded petrol.  The children went to New York. They speak English.  Do you know the children? They live in that house.  Do you like the people. Sarah invited them to her party.  The clothes come from C&A. They are good quality.
  • 4. GRAMMAR REVISION (basic) WRITE THE CORRECT POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVE OR PRONOUN EXAMPLE: Whose camera is this? Is it ..yours. ? (you) Excuse me, those are..our.. seats, (we) 1 Is it ...................................... suitcase or...................................... ? (you/he) 2 Has the dog had ......................................food? (it) 3 They're not...................................... keys - they're ................................... (I/she) 4 I don't think its..............................room: I think it's............................ (you/they) 5 The police asked me for...................................... address. (I) 6 ......................................house is smaller than ......................................(we/they) 7 ......................................car wasn't working, so I used ......................................(I/he) 8 Have you got..............................pen, or would you like to borrow...................................? (you/I) 9 ...................................... garden is bigger than (they/we) 10 I think this is ......................................book. Oh no, it's...................................... (I/you) 11 The decision is...................................... (they) 12 The cat wants ......................................dinner. (it) 13 You know it's not ......................................money. It's...................................... (you/I) 14 It isn't ......................................car, it's...................................... (he/she) 15 It wasn't ......................................mistake, it was ......................................(I/they) 16 Have you met ......................................mother? (they) 17 ......................................parents say the decision is ......................................(she/they) 18 ......................................brother hasn't got a phone, so he uses ......................................(I/we) WRITE THE PLURALS OF THESE WORDS brother BROTHERS woman sister box match baby key person camera man church child teacher secretary garden student sandwich bus door cinema lady foot gentleman boy tooth table restaurant window house banana
  • 5. COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES USING TOO OR NOT ... ENOUGH. Example 1 I can't walk any further - I'm ..too tired... (tired) 2 I'm sorry. You're .not old.enough to see this film. (old) 3 It's………………........................ to work here. Let's go to the library. [noisy) 4 Ian was………………........................ to get into the swimming team. (fast) 5 Your handwriting is………………........................ to read, (small) 6 I'm afraid we can't buy that computer. It's ………………........................ (expensive) 7 I don't think George should get the new job - he's………………........................ (efficient) 8 Those jeans are………………........................ to wear to the party. (dirty) 9 We couldn't talk to each other in the pub - the music was………………........................ (loud) 10 Can you help me with this bottle? I'm ………………........................ to open it. (strong)