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2 Bachillerato Revision 6

A) Write the verbs in the correct tense:


1. I closed the door quietly because he(try)...................................to sleep.
2. How many times(she-call)....................................since he came to N.Y.?
3. The children are filthy. Where (they-be)...............................................?
4. Im going to bed. I(work)..........................................for hours and I am tired.
5. Mary was cleaning the windscreen when she (notice)................................ a crack in
the glass.
6. I couldnt open the office door because someone (lock)................................it.
7. I agree: I (not think)......................................you should apologize.
8. When I phoned her she(do).........................................her homework.
9. When I shouted they (jump)...............................off the roof and
(run)..................away.
10. Dont phone her just now. She (talk).........................................to her boss.
11. Oh! You (have).....................................a shave! You look strange without a beard.
12. Sorry, I (not understand)........................................... Could you say that again,
please?
13. There was nobody at the office. Mr. Brownlow (tell).................................... the staff
to go home.
14. How many times (you see)................................................him since he went to
Edinburgh?
15. They are very angry. They (try)..............................................to see you for the last
two or three hours.
16 I had a pleasant surprise when I got to my room: someone
(put).....................................some flowers there for me.
17. Dont make a noise: the children (try).............................................to sleep.
18. We (sit).............................................in the sunshine for about twenty-five minutes
when I suddenly felt sick.
19.Hell be ready in a moment. He (clean).....................................his shoes.
20. Its the most comfortable car I (ever-drive).....................................................

Exercise A
1. was trying
2. has she called
3. have they been
4. have been working
5. noticed
6. had locked
7. dont think
8. was doing
9. jumped/ran
10. is talking
11. have had
12. dont understand
13. had told
14. have you seen
15. have been trying
16. had put
17. are trying
18. had been sitting
19. is cleaning
20. have ever driven

B. Fill the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
a) Dan seldom (listen) ................................... to the radio.
b) The pupils (take) ............................. the English test right now.
c) Now I (realise) ................................... that I made a mistake.
d) (Andy-have) ................................... a birthday party last week?
e) If you go out without a jacket, you (catch) ............................... a cold.
C. Put the following into reported speech.
a)"When are you planning to come to Darlington?
b)'Where will you be tomorrow?
c)"I don't think you should go to England in the winter.
d)"Did any of you see the accident happen?"
e)"It isn't so foggy today as it was yesterday."
D. Write the following sentences in the passive.
a)The crowd shouted him down.
b)They will have to adopt a different attitude.
c) The burglars had cut an enormous hole in the steel door.
d)Someone switched on a light and opened the door.
e)The author has written a special edition.
f) The manufacturers are giving away an artificial rose with each packet of cereal.

Exercise B
a) listens
b) are taking
c) realise
d) Did Andy have
e) will catch
Exercise C
a) My friends asked me when I was planning to come to Darlington.
b) Jenny asked me where I would be the following day.
c) The policeman asked us if any of us had seen the accident happen.
d) John said it wasnt so foggy that day as it had been the day before.
Exercise D
a) He was shouted down by the crowd.
b) A different attitude will have to be adopted.
c) An enormous hole had been cut in the steel door by the burglars.
d) A light was switched on and the door was opened.
e) A special edition has been written by the author.
f)
An artificial rose is being given away with each packet of cereal.

Rewrite the following sentences in indirect speech.


1. If it rains this afternoon it will be too wet to play the match tomorrow, the
captain said.
2. Did any of you see the accident happen last night? said the policeman.
3. We have a lift but very often it doesnt work, said my aunt.
4. Can you tell me why Paul left the university without taking his degree?
Pauls sister asked me.
5. Please dont make an official complaint., the manager said to her.
6. I dont think you should go to England in the winter Mary said to Peter.
7. How long have you been learning English?, the examiner said.
8. Stand still!, he said to the children.
9. When are you planning to come to Darlington?, Bill said to his friend.
10. Do you grow your own vegetables? Mary asked me.
11. Dont take the rest of the day off!. We are very busy., the manager said to Mary.
12. The mirror is there so that you can see yourself when you are dancing., explained
the teacher to the pupil.
13. Did you hear a terrible crash about 3 a.m. this morning?, said Mary.
14. How did you go up that tree?, Mary asked me.
15. Where can I get the bus to Liverpool?, Peter said to a policeman.

16. How long does it take to get to Edinburgh by bus? said Paul.
17. Please come round and see us any time, our friends said to us.
18. Nothing grows in my garden. It never gets any sun, he said.
19. Please wait in the lounge till your flight number is called, the airhostess said
to the passengers.
20. We will take the children to the zoo as soon as it stops raining, Mary said to
me.
ANSWERS
1. The captain said that if it rained that afternoon it would be too wet to play match the following day.
2. The policeman asked if any of us had seen the accident happen tha night before.
3. My aunt said that they had a lift but very often it didnt work.
4. Pauls sister asked me if I could tell her why Paul had left the university without taking his degree.
5. The manager asked her not to make an official complaint.
6. Mary said to Peter that she didnt think he should go to England in the winter.
7. The examiner asked how long I had been learning English.
8. He told the children to stand still.
9. Bill asked his friend when he was planning to come to Darlington.
10. Mary asked me if I grew my own vegetables.
11. The manager told Mary not to take the rest of the day off because they were very busy.
12. The teacher explained to the pupil that the mirror was there so that he/she could see himself/herself when he/she
was dancing.
13. Mary asked me if I had heard a terrible crash about 3 a.m. that morning.
14. Mary asked me how I had gone up that tree.
15. Peter asked a policeman where he could get the bus to Liverpool.
16. Peter asked me how long it took to get to Edinburgh by bus.
17. Our friends asked us to come round and see them any time.
18. He said that nothing grew in his garden and added that it never got any sun.
19. The airhostess asked the passengers to wait in the lounge till their flight number was called.
20. Mary said to me that we would take the children to the zoo as soon as it stopped raining.

B) Rewrite the following sentences using modals.


1. If you want my advice, get a good lawyer!
2. A university degree is not necessary for that job.

You should get a good lawyer!


You ...

3. He can only leave work at ten oclock tonight. ( able )


4.

Perhaps my father will pick you up.

He ...

My father ...

5. It isnt necessary to make an appointment at the hairdressers.


6. Eating is forbidden in class. ( eat )

You ...

You ...

7. The boss allows the workers to have one afternoon off a week.
8. Dont take the CD without asking permission.

You ...

9. My car needs cleaning. Ill take it tomorrow.

I ...

10. She hasnt phoned. Perhaps she is abroad. ( may )

The workers ...

She ...

11. Perhaps Mike will be to busy to see us. ( be )

Mike ...

12. I expect her to pass her driving test. She drives well.
13. I suggest you go and see a doctor

You ...

ANSWER:
2. You dont have to have a university degree for that job.
3. He wont be able to leave work until ten oclock tonight.
4. My father may/might pick you up.
5. You neednt make an appointment at the hairdressers.
6.

You mustnt eat in class.

7.

The workers can have one afternoon off a week.

8.

You mustnt take the CD without asking permission.

9.

I will have to get my car cleaned tomorrow.

10. She may be abroad and that is why she hasnt phoned.
11. Mike may be too busy to see us.
12. She should pass her driving test because she drives well.
13. You should go and see a doctor.

She ...