EXERCISES WITH: Would rather, Had better, It’s (high/about) time…PresentacionesPrefer _would rather.ppt                   ...
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  1. 1. EXERCISES WITH: Would rather, Had better, It’s (high/about) time…PresentacionesPrefer _would rather.ppt Would rather_exercises_key.docEXERCISE 1Look at the following situations and show preference by using the structure ‘I would (Id) rather’.1. Your friend wants to borrow your best sweater. You dont want her to. Id rather you didnt borrow my sweater.2. You were planning to play tennis, but its raining. _____________________________________________________3. Both Jill and Tom have invited you to their parties on Saturday night. You want to go to Jills party. ________________________________________________________________________4. You can have take-away Chinese food or go to an Italian restaurant. ________________________________________________________________________5. You are planning a big party but dont want to have it at your house. ________________________________________________________________________6. Your fiancé bought you a diamond ring. It was far too expensive. ________________________________________________________________________ EXERCISE 2 Look at the situations given and write sentences using ‘had better’. 1.Mary has been out in the sun. She looks terrible. You think she needs a drink of water. You tell her: “You had better have.a.drink.of water," 2.You want to speak English better. It requires a lot of practice. Your teacher tells you: .................................................................................................. 3.Your friend has no insurance to drive your car. He wants to take your car anyway. You tell him: .................................................................................................................. 4.John has a nasty cut on his hand. It looks like it is infected. You advise him: ………………………………………………………………………………….. 5.You are at a party. The last bus goes at 12.30 a.m. Its now 12.15 a.m. You say to your friend: ................................................................................................. EXERCISE 3 Look at the situations given and write sentences using the expressions ‘its time, its about time or its high time’. 1.Youve been watching TV since you got home from school and you still have to tidy your room. Its about time you tidied your room. 2.You havent phoned Grandma for over a month. ________________________________________________________________________ 3.The play finished 15 minutes ago. The actors are still standing on the stage. ________________________________________________________________________ 4.Youve been working late for ten days. You are very tired. Your friend says, ________________________________________________________________________ 5. Sheila has had a headache for over a week. She must go to the doctor. ________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. EXERCISE 4Rewrite the following sentences without changing the meaning of the original sentences.1. I advise you to check the pressure of your tyres. (better) Youd better check the pressure of your tyres.2.Its a pity he didnt tell us three weeks ago instead of today. (rather) ________________________________________________________________________3.I prefer you not to walk around barefoot. (rather) ________________________________________________________________________4.You must wash the dishes, (time) ________________________________________________________________________5.You shouldnt neglect your teeth. Its high time ______________________________________ to the dentist6.John and Mary dont really want to go to the concert. (rather) ________________________________________________________________________7.What do you want to do - eat at home or in a restaurant? (prefer) ________________________________________________________________________8.She is really in need of a good meal. Its ........................................................................................................................9.It isnt a good idea to send that letter. You had................................................................................................................10.It wouldnt be wise to go out in this storm. (better) ________________________________________________________________________11.My hair is too long. It needs cutting. (high) ________________________________________________________________________12.In this case, Id rather buy them a present than give them money. (prefer) ________________________________________________________________________13.Would you rather go by car or bus? (going) ________________________________________________________________________14.Joe prefers taking long walks to working out in the gym. (rather) ________________________________________________________________________15.Dave prefers basketball to football. (play) ________________________________________________________________________

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