WISH AND HOPE
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL ABIERTA Y A DISTANCIA - UNAD
INVIL- INSTITUTO VIRTUAL DE LENGUAS
QUOTE FOR THE DAY
Always bear in mind that your
own resolution to succeed is
more important than any other.
Concept, Unit 2 online contents
Wish and hope are also used in certain types of requests and
pleasantries. In such situations, wish carries a more definite and
I wish to see the doctor. (right now)
I hope to see you again. (anytime in the future)
WISH AND HOPE IN PRESENT
I wish I could fly.
I hope we can be on time
Subject + wish + verb in past form + complemet
Subject + hope + verb in present + complemet
WISH AND HOPE IN PAST
I hope Antonio got home safely.
I wish you'd told me sooner.
Subject + hope + verb in past form + complemet
Subject + wish + verb in past particple form + complemet
WISH AND HOPE IN FUTURE
I hope it stops raining soon..
I wish it would stop raining
Subject + hope + verb in present form + complemet
Subject + wish + would + verb in present + complemet
Complete the sentence with the correct tense of the verb in brackets.
1. We always have to take the bus home. I wish we _______(not live) so far from the
2. We are completely soaked. I wish we _______(bring) the umbrella
3. "Will you be at the meeting tomorrow?" B. "I'm going to be very busy but I ________
4. He is always whistling. I wish he ______(not do) that all the time
5. We are having a wonderful holiday on the beach. I wish you ______(be) here
6. She's ____________ she won't be away from the classroom for too long.
7. This computer is useless. I wish my parents _______ (choose) a better one when they
8. I heard you're opening a new restaurant. I ___________ you will succeed.