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Verb Patterns

Choose one of the two forms - the infinitive or the -ing form.

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I never imagined the mountains _________ so high!

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Did you manage _________ the book you were looking for?

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I regret _________ that we cannot accept your offer.

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What do you mean _________ about the leaky pipes?

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Don't forget _________ before you leave.

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Have you considered _________ a laptop?

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I tried _________ that medicine you gave me but I couldn't swallow it.

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Margaret was slow at school, but she went on _________ Prime Minister.

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We have postponed _________ anyone the news until after Christmas.

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Sorry I'm late, I had to stop _________ the children from school.

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Conditionals

Read each sentence and decide which ending best fits each space.

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If you really don't want to come, ________.

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If you do decide to come, ________.

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If only you'd come, ________.

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If you're not coming, ________.

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If I'd known you weren't coming, , ________.

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If you're too ill to come, , ________.

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If you'd told me you were coming, ________.

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Passive Voice - 1

Choose the correct word in each sentence.

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The island is inhabited ............ people of mainly Chinese origin.

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The emergency exit was concealed ........... a red curtain.

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The room was crammed ........... furniture of all descriptions.

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All through January, the fields were covered ........... snow.

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The price of excursions is included ......... the cost of the holiday.

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The busy shopping street was thronged .......... people.

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The bank was quickly surrounded ........... armed police.

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The window had been smashed ........ a hammer taken from the shed.

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Two of the climbers were injured .......... falling rocks.

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The stadium was packed ........... cheering fans.

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Make or do?

Rewrite the sentences with "MAKE" or "DO" in the correct form.

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The milk boiled over and __________ a mess on the stove.

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It took us hours to __________ the washing up after the party.

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We __________ a large profit when we sold our house.

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His wife usually __________ all the housework.

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The workmen are __________ so much noise we can't use the telephone.

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How much money did you __________ last year?

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She __________ a few notes before her speech.

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The storm __________ a lot of damage last night.

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At the moment, he is __________ great efforts to learn Spanish.

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I can't __________ today's crossword - it's too hard.

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She __________ her piano exercises every morning.

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We __________ friends with some French people on holiday.

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I need to __________ a quick phone call before we leave.

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Has your mother __________ a will yet?

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When we got to the hotel, the beds hadn't been __________.

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I am not __________ the washing today.

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She __________ a mistake in typing the address.

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Are you going to __________ a Christmas cake again this year?

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Don't __________ such a fuss - it is only a little scratch.

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Companies often _________ a loss in their first year of operations.

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They __________ a lot of business with European countries.

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There is a lot of work still to be __________.

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Our company is small but it is __________ well.

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He didn't mean to __________ any harm.

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He __________ an inquiry about trains to Edinburgh.

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Who will be __________ the speech at her wedding?

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Tenses-Revision-CAE

Choose one of the two options to write the correct sentence. Only one of the two answers is correct.

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Everyone was having a good time, although not many people ............

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When you lived in London, ........... by bus?

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A: Excuse me, but this seat is mine. B: I'm sorry, ..... that you were sitting here.

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It took a while for me to notice, but then I did. Everyone ......... at me.What had I done wrong?

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I'm going to buy a new swimming costume. My old one ................ any more.

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The film of "War and Peace" is very long. ........ over four hours.

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There will be no official announcements ............

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Diana will be retiring ..........

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I'm sure Fiona will be here ..............

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Please call me .......... you hear any news.

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Every year .............. Britain to improve my English.

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......... to get in touch with you all day yesterday. Where were you?

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I'll be back ...........

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Bye for now. I'll see you ...........

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Nobody bothered to tell me that the school ................  to have a special holiday on Friday.

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It's time we turned on the central heating. ............ colder every day.

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That must be the end of the first part of the performance. What ........now?

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Last night my neighbours ............ for hours and I couldn't get to sleep.

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I haven't decided yet about whether to buy a new car or a second-hand one. But ......... about it.

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What's the matter? Why ........... at me like that?

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We decided to go to the cinema, but before that we ................ for a pizza.

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I should be back ........... the film begins.

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When you passed the town hall clock, .................. what time it was?

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Of course, you're Mary, aren't you! ........... you now.

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I can see from what you say that your mornings are very busy! But what ........... in the afternoons?

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Jill was really hungry because she .......... all day.

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............ I'll be in Bangkok.

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I'm sure that evening will be all right ........

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All right, you try to fix the television! But .......... you know what  you're doing.

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I can't leave on Tuesday. I won't be ready .............

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Transformation - sentences

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words, including the word given. Do not use contracted forms (e.g. write 'do not' instead of 'don't') and complete only the missing part without punctuation!

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It will be wonderful to see you in the summer. (FORWARD)

I am ............ you in the summer.

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John and I quarrelled over a week ago. (OUT)

John and I ............. a week ago.

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'I'm sorry, I didn't give details of the meeting,' said Paul. (APOLOGIZED)

Paul ....... details of the meeting.

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They continued to play despite the heavy rain. (THOUGH)

They continued to play, even ............. .

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Don't go if you don't feel like it. (POINT)

There's .................. if you don't feel like it.

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I have never been in a submarine before. (TIME)

This is ..............been in a submarine.

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He was punished for his bad behaviour. (BADLY)

If he ..........., he would not have been punished.

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The pop star avoided the press by leaving by a side door. (ORDER)

The pop star left by a side door .................... the press.

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I should very much like to be able to play the guitar. (WISH)

I ................ play the guitar.

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We didn't go out because it was raining. (HAD)

If.........., we would have gone out.

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Our teacher doesn't speak loudly enough for us to hear. (QUIETLY)

Our teacher speaks ........... for us to hear.

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It's ages since I last saw John. (SEEN)

I ..........for ages.

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This is the best food I have ever eaten. (BETTER)

I have ......... this.

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'Did you take the dog for a walk?' (ASKED)

He...........the dog for a walk.

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David was too ill to go camping with us. (ENOUGH)

David..........to go camping with us.

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'What's the date today?'  Michael asked. (KNOW)

Michael..........the date was today.

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Sally hasn't contacted us for over six weeks. (HEARD)

We ........... over six weeks ago.

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After nearly an hour the coach had still not arrived. (SIGN)

After nearly an hour ............ of the coach.

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Jimmy works harder than Kevin. (AS)

Kevin doesn't ......... Jimmy.

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Everyone has heard about the canals in Amsterdam. (FAMOUS)

Amsterdam .................. canals.

Your score is

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Passive Voice - 2

Complete each sentence with a suitable preposition.

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The turkey was stuffed ......... chestnuts, and was very tasty.

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The answers have been included ......... the book.

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When the accident happened, Sue was struck ......... flying glass.

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The tree had been decorated ....... coloured balls.

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When I left the casino, my pockets were crammed .......... money.

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The house was built ....... money that David borrowed from the bank.

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The cat narrowly escaped being run over ..... a car.

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All the presents were wrapped ........ yellow paper.

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The victim was struck from behind ...... a heavy object.

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After the rugby match, Jim's shorts were covered ........ mud.

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No one knew that Peter had been involved ........ the investigation.

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It turned out that the bridge had been damaged ........ a lorry.

Your score is

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Tenses-Present and Future

Complete the sentences with the verbs from the brackets in the correct form. Write only this part of the sentence which is missing.

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I hope Sarah will be here soon. I (depend) ............... on her.

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It's very hot in here. I think I (faint).........

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Could you come here, please? I (want) ........... to talk to you now.

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We'll go to the park when you (finish) .......... your tea.

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Jane is away on holiday so Linda (handle) ........... her work.

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By the time you get back Harry (leave) .............

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By the end of the week we (decide) ....... what to do.

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In twenty-four hour's time I (relax) ............on  my yacht.

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To be honest, I (doubt) .......... whether Jim will be here next week.

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Pay no attention to Graham. He (just /be) ............ sarcastic.

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What (you/do) ..........this Saturday evening? Would you like to go out?

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It's only a short trip. I (be) ..........back in an hour.

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British people (drink) ............ more and more wine, apparently.

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You've only just started the job, haven't you? How (you/get on).......?

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What (you/give) ............ Ann for her birthday? Have you decided yet?

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Hey, you! What (you/think) ............. you're doing?

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Please be quiet, David. You (forever / interrupt) ..............

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It (not/be) ........long before Doctor Smith is here.

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I (hear) ...................... that you have been promoted. Congratulations!

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