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Use of English – Linking words
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Using Connectors
Fir st ly
Secondly
The f ollowing point is …
However
Apar t f r om
Bu
t
I n t heor y
Sin
ce As a
result
S
o
an
d
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What are connectors?
• They connect between ideas in
sentences and paragraphs.
• They help your reader follow
your reasoning.
They are essential in producing
good writing!
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What’s wrong with these
sentences?
I went to the beach. There
were too many jellyfish. I
decided to stay. I had a
good time. I met some
friends.
but
and
Here you have a
simple solution!!
I went to the beach. There were too many jellyfish, but
I decided to stay anyway. I had a good time, and I met
some friends.
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But wait! There’s a better way…
I went to the
beach. Although
there were too
many jellyfish, I
decided to stay. I
had a good time
because I met some
friends.
Connectors make
logical connections.
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Connectors of addition
• Additionally
• Furthermore
• In addition (to this)
• Moreover
• Similarly
• Likewise
• In the same way
• Besides
• Not only … but also
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For example…
• I don’t like using the computer. I don’t type
quickly. Sometimes the computer crashes and
I lose all my material. There are viruses and
annoying advertisements. Connecting to the
Internet is expensive.
• How can we add CONNECTORS here?
because
Furthermore not only but also
Moreover,
Voila, you
got it!!
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I don’t like using the computer because I don’t type quickly.
Furthermore, sometimes the computer crashes and I lose all my
material. There are not only viruses, but also annoying advertisements.
Moreover, connecting to the Internet is expensive.
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Connectors of contrast
However
Nevertheless
Although / though / even though
In spite of / despite
In contrast to
On the other hand
Whereas / while
On the contrary
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"However" isn't playing a role as a conjunction. It's not joining anything to anything
else. It means “no matter how.” “However bad you think you’re going to do it” and “No
matter how bad you think you’re going to do it” mean the same thing.
□ If you use “however” at the beginning of a sentence and
don't insert a comma, however means “in whatever manner,”
“to whatever extent,” or “no matter how.”
However
□ EXAMPLE:
“However bad you think you’re going to do in the exam, not doing it is even worse.”
1. "However" Without a Comma = Modifier
2. "However" with a Comma = Connector
□ EXAMPLE:
“It is a great deal easier to go down hill than up. However, they kept on, with tenacious perseverance,”
“However" is acting as a connector. It’s providing a transition from the previous
sentence to the next sentence.
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• I don’t like to use
computers, however I
have to use them for
English class.
Correct:
I don’t like to use computers, however, I
have to use them for my English classes.
Don’t forget the comma before and after “however”
when you use it in the middle of the sentence!!
Even better:
I don’t like to use computers. However, I
have to use them for my English classes.
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Wrong!!
Don’t
forget the
comma
after
“however”
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Although / even though mean:
Despite / in spite of mean:
• Wrong: Although that I hate computers, my teacher
makes me use them.
• Right: Although I hate computers, my teacher makes
me use them.
• Wrong: Despite that the weather was cold, we went to
the beach.
• Right: Despite the cold weather, we went to the beach.
Don’t use a complete
sentence here
Use only a noun phrase
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Connectors of cause
• Therefore
• Consequently
• As a result (of)
• Thus
• For this reason
• Because
• Because of
• In order to
• So that
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As a result of
the raining, the
ground should
be wet.
For this reason I
don’t understand
why there ist just
a shadow!!??
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Connectors of order
• First / In the first place
• Second / secondly
• Third etc.
• Next
• Afterwards / After that
• Eventually
• Finally
• Before that /
beforehand
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To show sequence or numerical order
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Other connectors
• Fortunately /
unfortunately
• Luckily
• Obviously
• For example
• For instance
• Such as
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Summary
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Practice exercises
(1) _____________ her salary was so high, she changed her car every other year.
(a) Because of (b) Since (c) As
(2) She didn't put on her sweater after the race,_______________she got a cold
(a) because (b) and that's why (c) and that's the reason why
(3) _____________to an increase in temperature, all the crop was lost.
(a) Due (b) Since (c) Owing
(4) James couldn't join the army_________________his illness.
(a) because (b) because of (c) as
(5) Rains have been heavy this winter, __________________the great amount of water everywhere.
(a) knowing (b) fully aware (c) and that accounts for
(6) ________________of their weaknesses, they opted for negotiation.
(a) Realising (b) Since (c) Fully aware
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Answers
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1. (c) As
2. (b) and that's why
3. (a) Due
4. (b) because of
5. (c) and that accounts for
6. (c) Fully aware
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Some Practice!
If you work on a regular basis every day, you will b
ecome an expert!!
Rewrite the following text using at least five connectors:
Peter and Mary’s “dream holidays” didn’t go off as planned at all.
Their flight was delayed unexpectedly. They had to wait for six
hours at the airport. During the flight, there was a lot of turbulence
and Mary got sick. When they landed, they found that the rental car
agency didn’t have a car ready for them. They were able to rent a
car from another company. The weather was rainy and cold in New
York. They had to spend more money than they’d planned because
everything was so expensive. They were very disappointed. There
were many enjoyable moments.
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Now, compare your text with a classmate. Is it the same? Discuss!!
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Possible answers
Peter and Mary’s “dream holidays” didn’t go off as
planned at all. First of all, their flight was delayed
unexpectedly. They had to wait for six hours at the airport.
Moreover, during the flight, there was a lot of turbulence
and Mary got sick. When they finally landed, they found
that the rental car agency didn’t have a car ready for them.
Fortunately, they were able to rent a car from another
company. On the other hand, the weather was rainy and
cold in New York. They had to spend more money than
they’d planned because everything was so expensive.
They were very disappointed. However, there were many
enjoyable moments.
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• Write a paragraph explaining a recent decision
you’ve made, and the reasons behind it.
• Use at least four connectors.
HOMEWORK
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Followed by
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by Followed by Followed by
The sub.
comes first
The sub.
comes after
The sub.
comes first
The sub.
comes after
The sub.
comes after
The sub.
comes after
The sub.
comes first
The sub.
comes first
yes
yes
yes
yes yes yes
comma
comma
comma comma
comma
comma comma comma
comma
with with
with
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by
Followed by Followed by
Followed by Followed by
Followed by Followed by
Followed by
comma
commacomma
comma
commacomma
commacomma
yes yes
yes
The sub.
comes first
The sub.
comes first
The sub.
comes first
The sub.
comes after
The sub.
comes after
The sub.
comes after
sentence
sentence sentence sentence
sentence
sentence sentence
sentence
sentence
sentence sentence
negative
with with
with with
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1. The future
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FCE
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REVISION
The future using will or shall
Will
'Will' does not change its form.
I, you, he, she, it, we, they will
'Will' is often shortened to ...'ll.
I, you, he, she, it, we, they will not / won't
The negative of 'will' is 'will not' - often shortened to won't
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□ Real Madrid will probably win the league again this year
□ ‘Where’s Sandra?’ – ‘I expect she’ll be here soon.’
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Grammar content of unit 8
 Predictions and expectations: will + infinitive without to
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Alternatives to will: may, could, might, well be.
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may / might / could + Infinitive without to
Possibility of something happening in the future
□ We may / might / could see flying cars in the future.
□ We may not / might not have time to finish all the contents of the Coursebook.
Will is also used to talk about:
● decisions made at the moment of speaking, including offers and requests:
□ I’ll babysit for you if you want to go out.
□ The phone’s ringing. Will you answer it?
●future facts; events which the speaker knows or believe are certain to happen:
□ Spring will be here soon.
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Grammar content of unit 8
Remember that Modal verbs can also be used to express possible intentions:
□ I may / might go walking on the beach tomorrow
 Different forms of expressing the future:
(1)will, (2) going to + infinitive, (2) present continuous, (3)present simple, (3) future continuous,
(4) future perfect simple, (5) future perfect continuous, (6) be about to + Infinitive, (7) be on the point of + gerund.
□ Going to
The future ‘GOING TO’
is formed using:
Subject + to be + going to + inf.
□ We use 'going to' when we intend or plan to do something some time in the future.
For example:
- I'm going to study English literature.
NOTE! We don't usually say "going to go to a place or event", instead you can drop the ‘go to’ and just say
"going to + a place or event".
Example:
- I'm going to England.
- I'm going to the concert.
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‘going to’ is used to talk about:
● predictions based on present evidence
□ Look at those clouds –it’s going to rain soon.
● Intentions or plans
□ I’m going to stay at home tonight and read a good book.
Statements with ‘going to’:
Positive: He's going to work next week.
Negative: He isn't going to work next week.
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- By the end of this class you’ll have studied English for 63 hours.
Examples for:
(2) present continuous, (3)present simple, (3) future continuous,
(4) future perfect simple
-Sara and Andrew are getting married on 21st June.
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- By the 23rd of May you’ll have been studying English here for exactly 8 months.
-Can I phone you back? I’m just about to have a shower.
-The politicians say they are on the point of finding a solution to the crisis.
Examples for:
(5) future perfect continuous(6) be about to + Infinitive, (7) be on the point of + gerund.
be about to + infinitive / be on the point of + gerund
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FCE
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Sometimes you can use 'will' as a threat.
Don't move or I'll
shoot!
In British English 'Shall' is often used instead of will in the first person (I/we).
I / We will = I / We shall
I shall be at work on time. = I will be at work on time.
We shall win the competition. =
We will win the
competition.
They shall not pass! = They shan't pass!
□ 'Shall' is also often used in the first person (I/we) in questions when asking for permission, making suggestions, making an offer or asking for
advice.
- Shall I do that?
- Shall we go home?
The negative of ‘shall’ is ‘shall not’ or shortened to ‘shan’t’
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EXERCISES
(1) Use the verbs in brackets in the correct future tenses.
Use will-future, going to-future, Simple Present or Present Progressive.
1. The train .................at 11:45. (to leave)
2. We ................. dinner at a nice restaurant on Saturday. (to have)
3. It .................. in the mountains tomorrow evening. (to snow)
4. On Sunday .................. at 8 o'clock I my friend. (to meet)
5. They .................... to London on Friday evening. (to fly)
6. Wait! I .................. you to the station. (to drive)
7. The English lesson ................... at 8:45. (to start)
8. I ................... my sister in April. (to see)
9. Look at the clouds – it ................... in a few minutes. (to rain)
10. Listen! There's someone at the door. I .................. the door for you. (to open)
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EXERCISES
ANSWER:
1. The train leaves at 11:45.
2. We are going to have dinner at a nice restaurant on Saturday.
3. It will snow in the mountains tomorrow evening.
4. On Sunday at 8 o'clock I am meeting my friend.
5. They are flying to London on Friday evening.
6. Wait! I will drive you to the station.
7. The English lesson starts at 8 o’clock.
8. I am going to see my sister in April.
9. Look at the clouds - it is going to rain in a few minutes.
10. Listen! There's someone at the door. I will open the door for you.
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Using Connectors - Unit 8 Contents

  • 1. 1 Use of English – Linking words FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Using Connectors Fir st ly Secondly The f ollowing point is … However Apar t f r om Bu t I n t heor y Sin ce As a result S o an d
  • 2. 2 What are connectors? • They connect between ideas in sentences and paragraphs. • They help your reader follow your reasoning. They are essential in producing good writing!  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 3. 3 What’s wrong with these sentences? I went to the beach. There were too many jellyfish. I decided to stay. I had a good time. I met some friends. but and Here you have a simple solution!! I went to the beach. There were too many jellyfish, but I decided to stay anyway. I had a good time, and I met some friends.  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 4. 4 But wait! There’s a better way… I went to the beach. Although there were too many jellyfish, I decided to stay. I had a good time because I met some friends. Connectors make logical connections.  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 5. 5 Connectors of addition • Additionally • Furthermore • In addition (to this) • Moreover • Similarly • Likewise • In the same way • Besides • Not only … but also  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 6. 6 For example… • I don’t like using the computer. I don’t type quickly. Sometimes the computer crashes and I lose all my material. There are viruses and annoying advertisements. Connecting to the Internet is expensive. • How can we add CONNECTORS here? because Furthermore not only but also Moreover, Voila, you got it!!  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 7. 7 I don’t like using the computer because I don’t type quickly. Furthermore, sometimes the computer crashes and I lose all my material. There are not only viruses, but also annoying advertisements. Moreover, connecting to the Internet is expensive.  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 8. 8 Connectors of contrast However Nevertheless Although / though / even though In spite of / despite In contrast to On the other hand Whereas / while On the contrary FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page
  • 9. 9 "However" isn't playing a role as a conjunction. It's not joining anything to anything else. It means “no matter how.” “However bad you think you’re going to do it” and “No matter how bad you think you’re going to do it” mean the same thing. □ If you use “however” at the beginning of a sentence and don't insert a comma, however means “in whatever manner,” “to whatever extent,” or “no matter how.” However □ EXAMPLE: “However bad you think you’re going to do in the exam, not doing it is even worse.” 1. "However" Without a Comma = Modifier 2. "However" with a Comma = Connector □ EXAMPLE: “It is a great deal easier to go down hill than up. However, they kept on, with tenacious perseverance,” “However" is acting as a connector. It’s providing a transition from the previous sentence to the next sentence. FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page
  • 10. 10 • I don’t like to use computers, however I have to use them for English class. Correct: I don’t like to use computers, however, I have to use them for my English classes. Don’t forget the comma before and after “however” when you use it in the middle of the sentence!! Even better: I don’t like to use computers. However, I have to use them for my English classes. FCE by Matifmarin FCE by Matifmarin Wrong!! Don’t forget the comma after “however”  Next pageNext page
  • 11. 11 Although / even though mean: Despite / in spite of mean: • Wrong: Although that I hate computers, my teacher makes me use them. • Right: Although I hate computers, my teacher makes me use them. • Wrong: Despite that the weather was cold, we went to the beach. • Right: Despite the cold weather, we went to the beach. Don’t use a complete sentence here Use only a noun phrase FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page
  • 12. 12 Connectors of cause • Therefore • Consequently • As a result (of) • Thus • For this reason • Because • Because of • In order to • So that FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page As a result of the raining, the ground should be wet. For this reason I don’t understand why there ist just a shadow!!??
  • 13. 13 Connectors of order • First / In the first place • Second / secondly • Third etc. • Next • Afterwards / After that • Eventually • Finally • Before that / beforehand FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page To show sequence or numerical order
  • 14. 14 Other connectors • Fortunately / unfortunately • Luckily • Obviously • For example • For instance • Such as FCE by Matifmarin
  • 15. 15 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Summary
  • 16. 16 Practice exercises (1) _____________ her salary was so high, she changed her car every other year. (a) Because of (b) Since (c) As (2) She didn't put on her sweater after the race,_______________she got a cold (a) because (b) and that's why (c) and that's the reason why (3) _____________to an increase in temperature, all the crop was lost. (a) Due (b) Since (c) Owing (4) James couldn't join the army_________________his illness. (a) because (b) because of (c) as (5) Rains have been heavy this winter, __________________the great amount of water everywhere. (a) knowing (b) fully aware (c) and that accounts for (6) ________________of their weaknesses, they opted for negotiation. (a) Realising (b) Since (c) Fully aware FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page
  • 17. 17 Answers FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page 1. (c) As 2. (b) and that's why 3. (a) Due 4. (b) because of 5. (c) and that accounts for 6. (c) Fully aware
  • 18. 18 Some Practice! If you work on a regular basis every day, you will b ecome an expert!! Rewrite the following text using at least five connectors: Peter and Mary’s “dream holidays” didn’t go off as planned at all. Their flight was delayed unexpectedly. They had to wait for six hours at the airport. During the flight, there was a lot of turbulence and Mary got sick. When they landed, they found that the rental car agency didn’t have a car ready for them. They were able to rent a car from another company. The weather was rainy and cold in New York. They had to spend more money than they’d planned because everything was so expensive. They were very disappointed. There were many enjoyable moments. FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Now, compare your text with a classmate. Is it the same? Discuss!!
  • 19. 19 Possible answers Peter and Mary’s “dream holidays” didn’t go off as planned at all. First of all, their flight was delayed unexpectedly. They had to wait for six hours at the airport. Moreover, during the flight, there was a lot of turbulence and Mary got sick. When they finally landed, they found that the rental car agency didn’t have a car ready for them. Fortunately, they were able to rent a car from another company. On the other hand, the weather was rainy and cold in New York. They had to spend more money than they’d planned because everything was so expensive. They were very disappointed. However, there were many enjoyable moments.  Next pageNext page FCE by Matifmarin
  • 20. 20 • Write a paragraph explaining a recent decision you’ve made, and the reasons behind it. • Use at least four connectors. HOMEWORK FCE by Matifmarin  NextNext
  • 21. 21 FCE by Matifmarin Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by The sub. comes first The sub. comes after The sub. comes first The sub. comes after The sub. comes after The sub. comes after The sub. comes first The sub. comes first yes yes yes yes yes yes comma comma comma comma comma comma comma comma comma with with with Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by Followed by comma commacomma comma commacomma commacomma yes yes yes The sub. comes first The sub. comes first The sub. comes first The sub. comes after The sub. comes after The sub. comes after sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence sentence negative with with with with  EndEnd
  • 22. 22 FCE by Matifmarin Grammar content of unit 8 1. The future  Next pageNext page
  • 23. 23 FCE by Matifmarin Grammar content of unit 8 REVISION The future using will or shall Will 'Will' does not change its form. I, you, he, she, it, we, they will 'Will' is often shortened to ...'ll. I, you, he, she, it, we, they will not / won't The negative of 'will' is 'will not' - often shortened to won't  Next pageNext page
  • 24. 24 FCE by Matifmarin □ Real Madrid will probably win the league again this year □ ‘Where’s Sandra?’ – ‘I expect she’ll be here soon.’  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8  Predictions and expectations: will + infinitive without to
  • 25. 25 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 Alternatives to will: may, could, might, well be.
  • 26. 26 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 may / might / could + Infinitive without to Possibility of something happening in the future □ We may / might / could see flying cars in the future. □ We may not / might not have time to finish all the contents of the Coursebook. Will is also used to talk about: ● decisions made at the moment of speaking, including offers and requests: □ I’ll babysit for you if you want to go out. □ The phone’s ringing. Will you answer it? ●future facts; events which the speaker knows or believe are certain to happen: □ Spring will be here soon.
  • 27. 27 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 Remember that Modal verbs can also be used to express possible intentions: □ I may / might go walking on the beach tomorrow  Different forms of expressing the future: (1)will, (2) going to + infinitive, (2) present continuous, (3)present simple, (3) future continuous, (4) future perfect simple, (5) future perfect continuous, (6) be about to + Infinitive, (7) be on the point of + gerund. □ Going to The future ‘GOING TO’ is formed using: Subject + to be + going to + inf. □ We use 'going to' when we intend or plan to do something some time in the future. For example: - I'm going to study English literature. NOTE! We don't usually say "going to go to a place or event", instead you can drop the ‘go to’ and just say "going to + a place or event". Example: - I'm going to England. - I'm going to the concert.
  • 28. 28 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 ‘going to’ is used to talk about: ● predictions based on present evidence □ Look at those clouds –it’s going to rain soon. ● Intentions or plans □ I’m going to stay at home tonight and read a good book. Statements with ‘going to’: Positive: He's going to work next week. Negative: He isn't going to work next week.
  • 29. 29 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 - By the end of this class you’ll have studied English for 63 hours. Examples for: (2) present continuous, (3)present simple, (3) future continuous, (4) future perfect simple -Sara and Andrew are getting married on 21st June.
  • 30. 30 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 - By the 23rd of May you’ll have been studying English here for exactly 8 months. -Can I phone you back? I’m just about to have a shower. -The politicians say they are on the point of finding a solution to the crisis. Examples for: (5) future perfect continuous(6) be about to + Infinitive, (7) be on the point of + gerund. be about to + infinitive / be on the point of + gerund
  • 31. 31 FCE by Matifmarin Grammar content of unit 8 Sometimes you can use 'will' as a threat. Don't move or I'll shoot! In British English 'Shall' is often used instead of will in the first person (I/we). I / We will = I / We shall I shall be at work on time. = I will be at work on time. We shall win the competition. = We will win the competition. They shall not pass! = They shan't pass! □ 'Shall' is also often used in the first person (I/we) in questions when asking for permission, making suggestions, making an offer or asking for advice. - Shall I do that? - Shall we go home? The negative of ‘shall’ is ‘shall not’ or shortened to ‘shan’t’  Next pageNext page Shall
  • 32. 32 FCE by Matifmarin  Next pageNext page Grammar content of unit 8 EXERCISES (1) Use the verbs in brackets in the correct future tenses. Use will-future, going to-future, Simple Present or Present Progressive. 1. The train .................at 11:45. (to leave) 2. We ................. dinner at a nice restaurant on Saturday. (to have) 3. It .................. in the mountains tomorrow evening. (to snow) 4. On Sunday .................. at 8 o'clock I my friend. (to meet) 5. They .................... to London on Friday evening. (to fly) 6. Wait! I .................. you to the station. (to drive) 7. The English lesson ................... at 8:45. (to start) 8. I ................... my sister in April. (to see) 9. Look at the clouds – it ................... in a few minutes. (to rain) 10. Listen! There's someone at the door. I .................. the door for you. (to open)
  • 33. 33 FCE by Matifmarin Grammar content of unit 8 EXERCISES ANSWER: 1. The train leaves at 11:45. 2. We are going to have dinner at a nice restaurant on Saturday. 3. It will snow in the mountains tomorrow evening. 4. On Sunday at 8 o'clock I am meeting my friend. 5. They are flying to London on Friday evening. 6. Wait! I will drive you to the station. 7. The English lesson starts at 8 o’clock. 8. I am going to see my sister in April. 9. Look at the clouds - it is going to rain in a few minutes. 10. Listen! There's someone at the door. I will open the door for you.  EndEnd