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1. Combine the following sentences by means of a relative clause.

1. Julius Caesar came to Britain in 55BC.He was a Roman General.

2. He began a prayer.Nobody understood his prayer - he must have composed it
3. Will you give me the book? I left it on the table.There's a very nice vase on it.
4. I saw several houses.Most of them were quite unsuitable.
5. He was driving his car for the first time.It broke down.

2. CONDITIONALS.Write proper endings for these sentences:

1. I wouldn't have met her if _______________________________
2. You got lost,but why __________________________ if you knew the way?
3. You won't pass the exam unless ______________________________
4. Come to the party _____________________________
5. If she were my girlfriend ________________________________

3. Put the first three sentences into the PASSIVE VOICE and the last three
sentences into the ACTIVE VOICE:





2. My mother is cooking dinner. ______________________________

3. Nobody can do that. ___________________________4. It was believed that the Prime Minister's policy was not totally accepted by his
5. It is said that Albert is going to buy a new car.
6. Nobody should be killed for any cause.

4. Define the following words:

1. to break down

2. spoon

3. holiday

4. marchers

5. Put in the correct verb form :

1. We __________ anything until we hear from you.(NOT DO)
2. I'll tell you as soon as I __________ (KNOW)
3. If I __________ George,I'll tell him to come and see you.(SEE)
4. I __________ happy when this job is finished. (BE)
5. What __________ if the police find out? (HAPPEN)
6. It'll be nice when we __________ back home again. (GET)
7. I __________ your luggage until you come back. (LOOK AFTER)
8. As soon as you know when you want to leave, phone us and we __________ a
flight for you.(RESERVE)
9. I'm going to take a short holiday when I __________ this job. (FINISH)
10. Don't forget to put the lights out when you __________ to bed. (GO)

6. Put the following sentences into INDIRECT SPEECH :

1. Elizabeth to Carol:"Don't come next week,please!"
2. "Do you like English cheese?",she asked us.
3. Peter said,"I don't know what to do tonight". Jane said,"what about having dinner
at a Chinese restaurant".
4. The teacher asked me: "When did you last see your parents?".
5. "I ate something yesterday that didn't agree with me", you said.

7. Translate the following sentences into English:

1. El viejo que vive en frente de la gasolinera acaba de jubilarse.
2. Es tan guapa que puede casarse con quien quiera.
3. Dicen que est trabajando en Alemania, pero tambin se cree que est viviendo en
4. Tomaste alguna vez parte en una manifestacin cuando eras un adolescente? S,
pero no he hecho eso desde que tena 19 aos.

5. Cunto tiempo llevas esperndome? Llevo esperndote una hora.

6. Telefonea a tu novia y pdele que se case contigo hoy.
7. Tengo el pelo demasiado largo, tendr que ir a pelarme.
8. Ella acaba de ver a la chica con la que yo sola salir.
9. Yo que t le comprara un libro nuevo.
10. Se bebieron 50 litros de cerveza en mi cumpleaos.

8. Fill in the blanks with SO,SUCH or SUCH A,and then put the verb in
brackets in the correct tense :
1. The apples were ________ good ones that we (EAT) ________ them all.
2. I had ________ many things to do that I (SLEEP) ________ in my office.
3. It was ________ rainy day that I (NOT GO OUT) ____________ .
4. George was ________ liar that we (PAY) ________ no attention to his words.

9. RELATIVE CLAUSES . Insert the second clauses into the first ones :
1. The milkman comes at ten o'clock every day.He got married last week.
2. I went to that supermarket.Your sister works there.
3. Mr Smith works with that man.I saw that man at your house.

4. She works with John.His sister is my neighbour.

5. I've just bought a horse.It won the Grand National eight months ago.

10. Put the following sentences into Indirect Speech :

1. "I'm going out now, but I'll be here by nine",he said.
2. "Who has been using my typewriter",my mother asked me.
3. "Do you want me to study this lesson?",the student asked the teacher.
4. "Don't come next Tuesday, please!",we told her.

5. "I'm leaving tomorrow, because my parents and yours will arrive this evening",she
told you.

11. Put the following sentences into the ACTIVE VOICE :

1. His name was called. ______________________________
2. The message had not been delivered. _________________________
3. Some songs will be sung. _____________________________

12. Put the verbs in brackets into their correct tenses :

1. If the pianist doesn't come, nobody (PLAY) _________ the piano.
2. If somebody had asked him, the boy (SING) __________
3. If I (BE) __________ you, I (NOT SING) __________

13. Write sentences of your own using the following words :




14. Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Ella fue al sitio donde sus amigas haban aparcado el coche de los padres de Bruce.
2. Puedes prestarme algunos sellos? No,me temo que no tengo.
3. Tan pronto como ella abri la puerta me dijo que me callara.
4. Crees t que se cultiva arroz en China?
5. El viejo que viva en frente de la gasolinera acaba de jubilarse.
6. Se supone que Hitler muri durante un ataque areo.
7. Cunto tiempo llevis escribiendo? Unas dos horas.
8. Te acuerdas de aquel chico con el que sola jugar al tenis? Le ped que trajera su
hermana a la fiesta.
9. Has ledo alguna vez un libro de Graham Greene? Creo que no.
10. Tendr que ir a cortarme el pelo uno de estos das.

15. Put the following sentences into the passive voice :




2. Beavers make these dams. _______________________________





16. Write the following sentences in Indirect Speech :

1. "He expects a lot of work for very little money", complained one of the secretaries.
2. "Don't forget to send a card when you arrive",he said.
3. "Why are you looking through the keyhole?",I said.

17. Write sentences using the following lexical items in two different
contexts, i.e. with two different meanings :



18. CONDITIONALS. Put the verbs in brackets in their correct tenses:

1. If you (to go) __________ away,please write to me.
2. If you (to be) __________ in,I would have given you a cake.
3. If you didn't speak so loudly,I (to listen) __________ perfectly to the radio.
4. If the exam (to be) _________ not so difficult,I would do it.
5. You (to kill) __________ yourself if you always work as hard as that.

19. Insert the second sentences into the first ones by means of a Relative
Clause :
1. The article is about the robbery at the bank.I wrote it yesterday.
2. I've just forgotten the title of the book.This book is based on a true story.This story
happened some years ago.

3. Have you ever been to Hawaii? It belongs to the United States.

4. I was in the cinema.Your father sometimes works there.
5. The detective was watching the men.He had been speaking with them the day before.

20. Translate these sentences into English :

1. Espero que vengas el sbado. _______________________________




3. Soy ms feo que ella, porque ella es la chica ms guapa que jams haya visto.
4. Visitaste alguna vez Londres cuando estuviste en Inglaterra?
5. Sera mejor que te pusieras un abrigo.
6. En Alemania se bebe mucha leche. ____________________________
7. A m me encantara ser el ms alto de la clase.
8. Tu padre no quera que condujeras su coche.
9. Crees que tendrs bastante azcar para el caf? Creo que no.
10. No hay demasiado caf, pero no hace falta que compres ms.
21. READING AND COMPREHENSION. Read the text and answer the questions:

"Many women have to work because they live on their own. A woman in a one-parent family may
have to earn money both for herself and her children.

Many wives work in order to

increase the family income. Others work because they find it dull to work at home all day. Women have
provided at least 30% of Britain's labour force since 1900.
A woman may give up work when her children are born and stay at home to look after them until
they are old enough to go to school. Then she may decide that she wants to work again. But she may not
be able to return to the work she did before her children were born. Different skills may now be needed.
Or her former work may not fit in with the school hours and holidays of her children. She may need
re-training or a totally new kind of job. There are some opportunities for her - but not
nearly enough." (H.F. Brookes and C.E. Fraenkel, Life in Modern Britain)

21.a Answer the following questions :

(a) What is the role of a woman in a one-parent family ?

(b) Why do some women give up work ?
(c) Why do jobs become difficult for some women ?

21.b Write questions to the following answers :

(a) ____________________________________________ ? At least 30% .

(b) _________________________________ ? When they are old enough.
(c) ________________________________ ? A totally new kind of job.

22. Put the following sentences into the PASSIVE VOICE :

(a) You mustn't touch this switch! ____________________________________

(b) Someone is following us. ___________________________________
(c) They urged the government the government to create more jobs.
(d) They are to send letters to the leaders of charitable organizations.

23. Rewrite the following sentences using CONDITIONALS:

(a) I didn't see the signal, so I didn't stop.

(b) We only came by bus because there were no taxis.

24. Write sentences using the following lexical items in two different contexts, i.e., with two
different meanings:



25. MIXED TENSES. Fill in the gaps with appropriate tenses. Note that sometimes you

to use modal verbs.

1. In the Middle Ages men (build) ___________________ enormous castles, but now they (not

_______________ it any longer because it is too expensive.

2. Why (not stop) ________ we ___________ (have) ______________ a drink in that bar?
I'm really tired.









understand) _____________________ what a German tourist told me.

4. The children arrived home all dirty, so the mother asked them angrily: "(play) _________

_____________________ again?

5. Next school year a lot of new teachers (work) _________________ at Seagull High School.











________________ England.
7. If we (pass) ____________ this exam, Albert (be) ______________ very happy with us,
and so _________ we.

26. Insert the second sentences into the first ones by means of RELATIVE CLAUSES.
1. Karpov is gentle and conservative. His cool appearance hides a will of iron.
2. I cannot provide the information.You asked for the information.
3. This summer we have visited several European cities. Some of them were colder than Adra
in winter.

27. Put the following sentences into REPORTED SPEECH:

1. The teacher to the students: "Don't play here, go outside"
2. I: "Did you see many camels in Egypt?" Mr Oliver:"No, I didn't"
3. " If I don't win this game, I will retire," Kasparov said.

28. LANGUAGE STUDY. Write suitable questions asking for the words underlined:

1. ________________________________________________ ? I'm looking for my socks.

2. ________________________________________________ ? Fischer retired ten years ago.
3. ________________________________________________ ? We need a lot of sandwiches.

29. Rewrite these sentences in the PASSIVE VOICE :

1. In Russia more people play chess than baseball.
2. Two men robbed the bank early in the morning.
3. Did Santa Claus bring you lots of presents? (2 passives)

30. Rewrite the following sentences without changing their meaning:

1. There were not as many students as I expected.

There were .........................................................................................................
2. It didn't rain much before the match.
There has been ....................................................................................................

31. Translate the following sentences into English :

1. El examen no es tan difcil como yo pensaba, la verdad es que los exmenes de Alberto
son cada vez ms fciles.
2. Qu fuerte es mi primo! El es mucho ms fuerte que el tuyo.
3. Mi abuelo me lo dijo hace mucho tiempo: Cuanto ms tienes ms quieres.
4. Pete Sampras gana tanto dinero porque es muy bueno jugando al tenis.
5. Ojal jugase yo como l! (Qu soador!, pensaron sus alumnos)

32. MIXED TENSES. Put the verbs in brackets into appropriate tenses:

1. He (BEHAVE) ____________ as if he (WORK) ______________ here all his

2. They (PLAY) ____________________ table tennis, that's why they (SWEAT)
3. Buyo (PLAY) __________________nearly 500 hundred matches, but it was
Caizares who (TAKE) _________________ his place in the last match.
4. I wish I (CAN) _____________ play the piano better, but I (STOP)
____________ (PLAY) _______________ when I (BE) _________ sixteen.
5. Where's your television set? I (REPAIR) ___________ it _________________ .





______________ Adra






High School? I (THINK) _______________ HE (GIVE)

__________________ lots of presents by his students and they (ORGANISE)

______________________ a farewell party.

SITUATIONS. Read and then write using suitable structures:

7. You cannot answer the phone. You ask politely a friend of yours to answer it.
8. Someone's knocking at the door. You are almost sure it is your father, who is coming
from work. What do you say?
9. You feel ill and you are not sure you are coming to class the following day. What do
you say to Albert?
10. You are all together and you do not know what to do tonight. Make a suggestion.

33. Put the following sentences into the PASSIVE VOICE:

1. Someone turned on the light.

2. Has anyone posted my parcel ?
3. People think Betis will win the King's Cup this year. (2 ways)
4. Why did no one inform me of the change of plan ?5. Nobody should have touched the
cake before the party.

34. Read the following dialogue between the famous Lieutenant

Colombus (C) and Jerry (J),





then write suitable questions in the blanks:









___________________________? J: Nobody went with me. I was alone.














J: I sat next to some people I didn't know. They were Japanese businessmen.










J: I talked to the waiter. He'll remember me.





_____________________________________________ ?
J: I can't remember exactly what I said to him, but we talked about the food.










J: I went to the cinema.
C: What (6) _____________________________________________ ?
J: "Driving Miss Daisy" was on.
C: I know you haven't got a car and there were no trains, so who (7)
J: A taxi driver did. And then I just watched a bit of TV and went to bed.
C: And who (8) __________________________________________ ?
J: Nobody could prove it, I suppose. You'll just have to believe me.

35. Insert the second sentences into the first ones by means of a

1. Our Latin teacher was lying in bed. We had come to visit him.

2. I was given his address by a man. I met this man on a train.

3. Albert has corrected several dictations. Some of them are quite good.
4. Last summer I went to one of Alejandro Sanz's concerts. His brother is quite a
famous actor.
5. The firm is sending me to New York. I often work for this firm.

36. Put the following sentences into REPORTED SPEECH :

1. "I'm working now, but I'll finish by ten", my uncle.

2. "Who has been driving my car?", you asked.
3. She asked: "Can you help me with my French exercises tomorrow?"

He answered:

"Yes, of course"
4. Sitting Bull to his warriors: "Obey my orders and don't attack until I tell you so"

37. Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Butragueo marc menos goles que Raul, pero su hermano mayor se est poniendo
cada vez ms alto.
2. Aunque el libro que le hace cuatro semanas era interesantsimo, la pelcula es mucho
ms aburrida.
3. Seguramente cant la misma cancin que el ao pasado.
4. Yo sola ir al campo todos los domingos, pero ya no me gusta.
5. Los tomates se vendern con tal de que nos queden unos pocos a nosotros para la
6. Ya es hora de que se haga algo a propsito del problema de trfico en el centro de la

7. Sera mejor que averigusemos si los delfines pueden comunicarse entre ellos.
8. Lo que es ms, estos sonidos parecen tener diferentes funciones, tales como
advertirse del peligro.

38. Complete the following sentences using the correct form of one of
these phrasal verbs:
go on

go up

look up

look into

come down

1. The enquiry team are ...................................... exactly why the accident happened.
2. I can't remember her number - could you ................. it .................... in the phone
book for me?
3. At the end of the concert, the audience ......................... clapping until the singer came
and did an encore.
4. He was pleased to hear that the value of his house had ........................ since he had
bought it.

39. VOCABULARY. Fill in the gaps with the correct form of these four




Have I ever (1) _____________ you about the man I met on the train in
America? Well, this man on the train came up to me and (2) _____________ ,
"Hello, my name's Adam's Smith". I was so surprised I didn't know what to
(3)_____________ .
He sat down and began to (4) _____________ about himself. He (5)
_____________ that he came from Arizona. He also (6) _____________ me that
he was going to Europe for a year. He was worried because he couldn't (7)
_____________ any other languages. I (8) _____________ not to worry, and (9)
_____________ that I thought he would be all right with just English.

When he arrived at the station he (10) _____________ goodbye and thanked

me for (11) _____________ to him. I don't know why, because he had done all the
(12) _____________ and I had hardly (13) _____________ anything.