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Grammar extension worksheet Unit 1

1. - Match the phrases to make comparative sentences. 1 The more you study, 2 The sooner we leave, 3 The more people you invite to the party, 4 The healthier your diet, 5 The more you work out at the gym, 6 The older he gets, a) the more money youll spend. b) the better youll feel. c) the better the marks youll get. d) the fitter you look. e) the faster well get there. f) the wiser he thinks he is.

1 The more you study, the better the marks youll get. 2 3 4 5 6 2.- Complete the sentences using the adjective in brackets and the comparative structure and 1 Travelling to foreign countries is becoming more and more popular. (popular) 2 The ozone layer is getting ............................................................. (small) 3 As we were about to take off, the fog got ............................................................. (thick) 4 His cough has got........................................................... (bad) since he started smoking again. 5 As the music got louder, my headache got ............................................................. (painful) 3.- Complete the sentences below with as if / as though and an appropriate ending. the end of the world had come we had known each other forever you have caught the flu we have got mice in the house I am living in Alaska 1 You are shivering and you have a temperature. You look as if you have caught the flu. 2 There was a terrible explosion and then everything went silent. It seemed 3 Im really cold. I feel

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4 Can you hear that scratching noise? It sounds 5 We had just looked at each other, and it was

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Grammar extension worksheet Unit 2 Gerunds and infinitives


1.- Complete the sentences with the gerund or to + infinitive form of the verbs in brackets. 1 I dont want to join (join) in this game because it involves running (run) a lot. 2 He denied ........................ (tell) a lie but refused ........................ (say) where he had been. 3 Im sorry, but I cant avoid ........................ (make) so much mess with the paint. I promise ........................ (clean up) in a few minutes. 4 Would you like ........................ (come) to the cinema with me or do you feel like ........................ (go) to the theatre? 5 Why do you keep on ........................ (waste) your time? Get on with your homework. 6 When you finish ........................ (do) the washing-up, dont forget ........................ (sweep) the floor. 2.- Put the words into the correct order. Sentence structure: verb + object + to + infinitive 1 swim / The / coast guard / the / advised / to / not / us The coast guard advised us not to swim. 2 practising / The / keep/ on / football coach / to / advised / me

3 before / we / to / finish / Are / expected / the end of/ the/ lesson / ?

4 her diary / grandmother / wouldnt / me / read / My / to / her / allow

5 eat / what / you / like / enables / to / on your own / have / Living / you

6 scooter / new / My / my / has / brother / persuaded / him / to / me / lend

3.- Complete these sentences using the let / make + object + infinitive without to structure. 1 The teacher made me repeat the exercise twice. 2 I think you should let him

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3 Tom asked his father to let him 4 Children should be made to 5 Dog owners should be made to 6 Now hes 18, are you going to let him

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Grammar extension worksheet Unit 3


1.- Change these sentences into the passive voice. 1 They have written many books about ancient civilisations. Many books have been written about ancient civilisations. 2 Ancient Greece developed the concept of democracy.

3 People say that keeping wild animals in cages is cruel.

4 Sir Winston Churchill played an important role during the 2nd World War.

5 Germs spread disease.

6 They are putting on a play about the French Resistance in Paris.

2.- Write sentences using have/get + something + done. 1 walls / paint We should have the walls painted. 2 skirt / shorten I 3 car engine / check They 4 computer programme / install Her 5 autobiography / publish She 6 dog / train We 3.- Its time Write sentences for these situations. 1 Its the third time youve failed your driving test.

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Its time you passed your driving test or Its time for you to pass your driving test. 2 You havent asked your cousin to come and visit.

3 Mary should be here by now. Weve been waiting for her for ages.

4 Joans been watching too much television lately.

5 Many industries are still contaminating the environment with CFCs.

6 Shes probably waiting for you to call her.

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