English exercices

• When I was a child I __________ understand adults, and now that I am an adult I __________ children.
• If I bought a lottery ticket I __________ win &1.000.
• He sees very badly, he __________wear glasses all the time.
• We __________ drive faster; we have plenty of time.
• Notice in a picture gallery: cameras, sticks and umbrellas __________ be left at the desk.
• Mr Pitt __________ cook his own meals. His wife is away.
• You ought to buy now; prices __________ go up.
• You have put too much in your rucksacks; you never __________ carry all that.
• Father to small son: you __________ do what Mummy says.
• You __________ ring the bell; I have a key.
• You __________ drink this it is poison.
• At five years old he __________ read quite well.
• He has refused, but he __________ change his mind if you asked him again.
• John has done well in French, but not so well in Maths.
• I tried to persuade her, I didn't succeed, however.
• Ann felt ill, but insisted on going to work.
• Although he was leading the race, Hudson last it.
• We expected Larry to accept the job, but he didn't.
• I like first, but I don't like eatching them my self.
• Ann felt ill, but insisted on going to work.
• I'm not going to pay the rent, Andrew said.
• I didn't have anything to do whit it, James said.
• The man said, I'll repair the typewriter for you next Saturday.
• The detective pointed out You robbed the band, diodn0t you.
• Whatever's going to happen to me in the end, he said.
• I'd rather not make up my mind straight away, he said.
• Remember to post these letters on the way to work, my brother said.
• This is the meaning of the word, the teacher said.
• Don't cross the road without looking to the right and left the mother said.ç
• I've hung out the clothes. It's lovely and sunny; if it (stay) like this they (be) dry in two hours.
• French is essential in this job. All the telephonists speak it. If they (not know) French they (not understand)
half the callers.
• How did you do in the car rally?
We came in last actually; but only because we got lost. If we (not get) lots we (come) in somewhere in the
middle. We certainly (not be) last.
• I wasn't really surprised that we got lost because I knew that the navigator couldn't map−read.
But if you (know) that why you (take) him as navigator?
• This flat would be all right if th people above us (not be) so noisy.
• A group of spectators, including my self, left the stand just before the end of the game. When we were half
way down the stairs a goal was scored and there was a great cheer from the spectators. If there (not be) a
goal the crowd (not cheer).
• If the crowd (not cheer) we (not run) back up the stairs to see what had happened.
• If we (not run) back we (not crash) into the rest of the spectators on their way down, and there (not be) this
frightful accident.
• If the pain (return) you'd better take another pill.
• She paid for her ticked and __________ (leave).
• I closed the door quietly because he __________ to sleep. (try)
• How many times __________ since he come to New York? (he call)
• I __________ about this for some time now. (Know).
• They __________ television their favourite programme is on at the moment. (watch)
• I wanted to be the first to tell her the news, but I was too late. Someone __________ her. (already tell)
• The children are filthy. Where ? (They be).
• I'm going to bed: I __________ for ours and I'm tired. (Work)
• I think she's the nicest person I __________ (meet)
• Mary was dealing the windscreen when she __________ a crack in the glass. (notice)
• I couldn't open the office door because someone __________ it. (lock)
• I agree: I __________ you should apologize. (not think).
• When I phoned her, she __________ her homework. (do)
• We __________for three−and−a−half hours when John finally arrived. (wait)
• When I shouted, they __________ off the roof and __________ away (jump / run).
• Boris Becker is a tennis player. He won the Wimbledon championship when he was eighteen year old.
• I was reading about the Atacama Desert. It's the driest place in the world.
• There's that new restaurant. I went there yesterday.
• Have you met John Smith? His sister can speak fourteen languages.
• Romeo and Juliet were lovers. Their parents hated each other.
• Intrepid Fox is a bar. Tom usually goes ther for lunch.
• I was sitting in a chair. It suddenly collapsed.
• A man answered the phone. He said Tom was out.
• He introduced me to his students. Most of them were from abroad.
• We'll have to get across the frontier. This will be difficult.
• The Smiths were given rooms in the hotel. Their house had been destroyed in the explosion.
• The lorry crashed into a bus−load of school children. Six of them were slightly injured.
• They went to an agency. It was Blue skies Agency.
• The matter was reported to the Chief of Police. He ordered us all to be arrested.
• I'm taking my children to the zoo tomorrow, she said, to see the baby polar bear.
• All I can hear, said Ann, is a high−pitched buzz. I wonder if it's some sort of signal.
• Who has been using my typewriter? said my mother.
• Don't put sticky things in your pockets, said his mother.
• Someone is trying to murder me!, said Mrs Jones, Ikeep getting threatening letters.
• The burglars have cut an enormous hole in the door.
• They make these artificial flowers of silk.
• Previous cut steps in the ice.
• Students are doing a lot of the work.
• The author has written a special edition for children.
• Somebody has cleaned my shoes.
• They rang the church bells.
• A thief stole my dog two days ago.
• Someone is serving refreshments.
• Somebody has slashed the picture with a knife.
• I've bought a new car.
• In some districts farmers use pigs to find truffles.
• The children (make) two hundred Unions Jacks by the end of this week.
• I (remember) to buy you a present at the fair.
• We think the weather (clear up) in time for the cricket match.
• The musicians (come) on here stage in a minute.
• By tonight they (take) a lot of money for charity at the fair.
• Football (start) again in the autumn as usual.
• I (meet) him again tomorrow.
• The fair (have) a theme: Britain Though The Ages.
• I feel sure I (win) at cards tonight.
• This time next week, we (listen) to the Rolling Stones.
• Jack: I don't want to get married. I never (get) married.
Mother: You think that now. But one day you (meet) a girls and you (fall) in love.
• Where you (meet) Tom?
We (meet) at Covent Garden. He (take) me to see The Magic Flute.
• I've seen the film, now I (read) the book. I've just got a copy from the library. (I haven't started the book
• He (bring) his wife with him? (Has he arranged to bring his wife?).
• I've been measuring the windows. I (put) in double glazing.
• There's someone at the door.
I (go). But I expect it's someone for you.
• Why are you rolling up the carpets? You (paint) the ceiling?
No, I (take) the carpet to the cleaner's.
• Take an umbrella. It (rain)
• Mrs Jones (go) to hospital; she (have) her appendix out.
Who (look) after the children?
Her sister (come) down from Scotland.
• Where (go) you for your holidays?
I (go) to Norway.
What you (do) there?
I (fish).
• Leave a note for them en the table and they (see) when they come in.
• I'm afraid I'm not quite ready.
Never mind. I (wait).
• I (play) bridge tonight with Tom and Ann.
• Where you (go) this evening?
I (not go) anywhere. I (stay at home. I (write) some letters.
• I (know) the result tomorrow. A soon as I hear, I (tell) you.
• I (play) bridge tonight with Tom and Ann.
• I am sure that you (like) our new house.
• I (have) an operation next week.
• − When you (have) your next lesson?
• I (have) it on Monday.
• Do you think the (recognize) me?
• − Where you (go) tonight?
♦ I (go) out with Peter. He (call) for me at eight.
♦ − What your father (say) when he hears about this accident?
◊ He (not say) much but he (not lend) me the car again.
◊ − What you (tell) the police?
⋅ I (tell) them the truth.
⋅ I've reminded you once; I (not do) it again.
⋅ The windows − cleaner (come) at eight o'clock tomorrow.
⋅ − Tom (arrive) tomorrow.
• He (spend) the weekend here or (catch) the night train back as usual?
• He (spend) the weekend. He (give) a lecture on Friday and (attend) a
big reception on Saturday.
• I (buy) a new coat. The weather report says that it (be) very cold.
• Jack's mother: Jack (be) ready in a moment. He is just finishing
Jack's father: If I wait for him any longer I (miss) my train. I think I
(walk) on; he probably (catch) me up.
• Peter: We'd better leave a message for Jack. Otherwise he (not know)
where we've gone.
George: All right. I (leave) a note on his table.
• − I (do) a lot of work in the garden, too. I (plant) 20 apples trees and
(make) a lawn in front of the house.
♦ All that digging will take years. You (give) up your job?
♦ I get) some help with the garden. (I have arranged this) Two
men (start) work on the hedye on Friday and a lawn expert
(come) on Monday to advice me about the lawn.
♦ What country do you come from? said Bill.
♦ How long have you been here? said Ann.
♦ Are you working as well as studying? asked Peter.
♦ Have you got a work permit? Bill wanted to know.
♦ What are you going to study? asked Ann.
♦ Have you enrolled for more than one class? said Peter.
♦ Do you want to buy any second − hand books? said Bill.
♦ Have you seen the library? asked Ann.
♦ Do you play rugby? said Peter.
♦ Will you have time to play regularly? he went on.
♦ Did you play for your school team? sad Bill.