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Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________


Name: _____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: _________________

ADJECTIVES – adjective degrees

A. Listen to the song carefully and complete the blank spaces.

B. Underline all the adjectives in the song.

STRONGER, By Kelly Clarkson


You know the bed feels (1)_________ (warm) Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone
Sleeping here alone You heard that I was starting over with someone
You know I dream in colour new
And do the things I want
You think you got the (2)_________ (good) of me They told you I was moving on, and over you
You think you had the last laugh You didn't think that I'd come back
Bet you think that everything good is gone I'd come back swinging
Think you left me broken down You try to break me but you'll see
Think that I'd come running back
Baby you don't know me, cause you're dead Chorus
Wrong
Thanks to you I got a new thing started
Chorus Thanks to you I'm not the broken-hearted
Thanks to you I'm finally thinking 'bout me
What doesn't kill you makes you (3)_________ You know in the end the day you left is just my
(strong) beginning
Stand a little (4)_________ (tall) In the end
Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone I'm not alone
What doesn't kill you makes you a fighter
Footsteps even (5)_________ (light)
Doesn't mean I'm over cause you're gone

What doesn't kill you makes you (6)_________,


_________ (strong).
Just me, myself and I
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little (7)_________ (tall)

From: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn676-fLq7I
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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 2
Escola Secundária: ______________________________________________
Name: __________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: _______________

PRESENT PERFECT TENSE

A. Today Carol has several tasks to do. She has just done some of her tasks and hasn’t done
others.
Write sentences about what she has already done and what she hasn’t done yet.

✓ Clean the house _______________________________


✓ Buy a dessert _______________________________
✗ Prepare the meal _______________________________
✓ Go to the supermarket _______________________________
✓ Phone her best friend _______________________________
✗ Pay the Internet bill _______________________________
✗ Wash the dishes _______________________________

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✓ Send a fax to David _______________________________
✓ Write an email to her aunt in Scotland _______________________________

B. Write the verbs in brackets in the Present Perfect.


1. We _________ (see) Kate for a long time.
2. He _________ just _________ (start) his performance.
3. Nick is the only person who _________ (visit) Canberra.
4. Theresa and Josephine _________ (not visit) India yet.
5. Joanna _________ (be) to Saint Petersburg.
6. We _________ (live) near Loch Ness for three years.
7. I _________ never _________ (listen) to this song
before.
8. Mary _________ _________ (have) a dance lesson.
9. _________ you ever _________ (seen) the CN Tower in
Toronto?
10. For six months they _________ (not meet) Oliver.

St. Peter’s Cathedral,


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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 3
Escola Secundária: ______________________________________________
Name: ___________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: ________________

PRESENT PERFECT and PAST SIMPLE

A. Listen to U2’s song and fill in the gaps with the suitable verb forms.

I still haven’t found what I’m looking for, by U2


I (1) _________ the highest mountain, But yes I’m still running,
I (2) _________ through the fields, You (5) _________ the bonds, (6) _________ the
Only to be with you, only to be with you. chains,
I have run, I have crawled, I have scaled You carried the cross of my shame, of my shame,
these city walls, You know I believe it,
These city walls, only to be with you But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.

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I (3) _________ her honey lips, felt the
healing in her fingertips,
It burns like fire, this burning desire,
I (4)_________ with the tongue of angels,
I have held the hand of the devil,
It was warm in the night,
I was cold as a stone,
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.
I believe in the Kingdom Come,
Then all the colours will bleed into one, bleed
into one,

From:www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vMUvCYTtmM

B. B. Fill in the gaps with for / since / ever / never.


1. I have lived here _________ I was born.
2. Mr. Jenkins has been the director _________ 1999.
3. Have they _________ talked to the mayor?
4. She has _________ understood that Maths equation.
5. I wonder if he has _________ visited the museum.
6. The director has been away _________ weeks.
7. They have known each other _________ 3 years.
8. Communications have improved a lot _________ the telegraph was invented.
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C. Rewrite the sentences, placing yet or already in the right position.


1. Has Anna arrived? 4. I haven’t seen John.
2. She has finished. 5. Have you made that phone call?
3. Have you had breakfast? 6. She’s been married 3 times and she’s only 24.

1. ____________________________ 4. ___________________________

2. _____________________________ 5. ___________________________

3. _____________________________ 6. ___________________________

D. Choose (circle) either the present perfect or the simple past.


1. We haven’t seen / didn’t see much of you lately.
2. When have you got / did you get married?
3. He has finished / finished his degree last year.
4. I’m sorry, but I haven’t finished / didn’t finish yet.
5. I haven’t watched / didn’t watch many birds lately.
6. He has written / wrote a book when he was unemployed.

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7. Have you talked / Did you talk to Jane recently?
8. She has left / left to Paris at ten o’clock this morning.

E. Complete the dialogue with the present perfect or the simple past of the verbs.
A. How are you, Mark? I (1)_______________ (not see) you for a long time.
B. Yes, I (2)_______________ (be) very busy lately.
A. Well, let me know what you have been doing since the last time we (3)_______________ (see) each
other.
B. As you know, I (4) ______________ (finish) my degree two months ago. Only one week later, I (5)
_______________ (get) a job in a hardware company. I don’t have that much experience, so it
(6)_______________ (be) a headache. I’m still getting used to it. On top of that, I (7)_______________

(recently/move) into a new flat.


A. When exactly (8)_______________ (you/move)?
B. Last week. It (9)_______________ (take) all of my free time till now. So much to put back in place.
A. I (10) _______________ (try) to phone a couple of days ago, but you
(11) _______________ (not/answer).

B. Well, my phone number (12) _______________ (change) when I moved out. Let me give you the
new one. (13)_______________ (you/phone) for any special reason?
A. No, nothing special. I just (14)_______________ (want) to know how you were doing.
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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 4
Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: _____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: _________________

PRESENT PERFECT OR PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS?

A. Complete with the present perfect or the present perfect continuous.


1. ________________ you ________________ (see) her recently?
2. Which film ________________ you ________________ (see) recently?
3. I ________________ never ________________ (eat) sushi.
4. They ________________ (watch) too much TV lately.
5. ________________ you ever ________________ (visit) China?
6. Catherine ________________ (work) the whole day.
7. I ________________ (send) faxes all morning.
8. They ________________ (read) for three hours.
9. Michael ________________ (not visit) us since Christmas.
10. They ________________ already ________________ (pass) the first casting.

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11. ________________ you ever ________________ (go) to Carol’s shop?
12. We ________________ (go) to Cambridge this month.
13. ________________ you ________________
(solve) any important problems lately?
14. They ________________ (talk) too much.
15. He ________________ (live) in Toronto since he
left university.
16. I ________________ (wait) for three hours for an
appointment.
17. They ________________ (work) for this firm for
ten years.
18. He ________________ only ________________
(study) Arabic for a year.
19. I ________________ just ________________
(phone) Sally.
20. They ________________ not
________________ (join) this club yet.
21. I ________________ (be) in London twice.
22. She ________________ (know) him for two
weeks.
23. Bob ________________ (run) for 20 km.
24. How often ________________ you ________
(clean) the windows this year so far?
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25. I ________________ (work) on my novel for


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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 5
Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: ____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: _________________

VERB TENSES
(revision)

A. Put the following verbs in the present simple or in the present continuous.
1. Every Monday, Sally (drive) ____________ her kids to football practice.
2. Usually, I (work) ____________ as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I (study) ____________
French at a language school in Paris.
3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) ____________.
4. Don't forget to take your umbrella. It (rain) ____________.
5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain, always) ____________.
6. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) ____________ because everybody (talk) ____________ so
loudly.

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7. Justin (write, currently) ____________ a book about his adventures in Tibet.
8. This delicious chocolate (be) ____________ made by a small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland.

B. Put the following verbs in the past simple or the past continuous.
Last night, while I was doing my homework, Angela (call) (1) _____________. She said she (call) (2)
_____________me on her cell phone from her biology classroom. I asked her if she (wait) (3)
_____________ for class, but she said that the professor was at the front of the hall lecturing while she
(talk) (4) _____________ to me. I couldn't believe she (make) (5)_____________ a phone call during the
lecture. I asked what was going on. She said her biology professor was so boring that several of the
students (sleep) (6) _____________ in class. Some of the students (talk) (7) _____________ about their
plans for the weekend and the student next to her (draw) (8) _____________ a picture of a horse.

C. Put the following verbs in the past simple or present perfect.


1. Last week I (be) _____________ very busy and I (have not) _____________ the time to do a lot in
the household.
2. On Monday I (work) _____________ three hours overtime and (come) _____________ home very
late in the evening.
3. From Tuesday to Thursday I (be) _____________ on a business trip.
4. On Friday I (go) _____________ to a friend's birthday party and at the weekend I (visit)
_____________ my grandparents.
5. Tomorrow some friends are coming over. I (see / not) _____________ them for ages and they (be /
never) _____________ at my place before.
6. I (clean / just) _____________ my house so I can show them around. Now everything is perfect.
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D. Put the following verbs in the present simple, present continuous past simple, past continuous
or present perfect.
1. We _________________ (watch) TV when it ____________ (start) to rain.
2. I _____________ (want) to visit you yesterday, but you ___________ (not be) at home.
3. Look! It _____________ (rain), so we can't _____________ (go) to the beach.
4. The sun __________________ (rise) in the East.
5. Since 2003 they _________________ (visit) their son every year.
6. While the doctor _____________ (examine) Mr Jones, his son ____________ (wait) outside this
morning.
7. I _____________ (wait) for my girlfriend for two hours.
8. After Larry ______________ (see) the film on TV, he decided to buy the book.

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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 6
Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: ____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _____________ Teacher: ___________________

PAST TENSES

A. Put the verbs in brackets into the gaps in the correct tense: Past Perfect and Past Simple.
1. After Henry_____________ (spend) his holiday in Italy he_____________ (want) to learn Italian.
2. Jill_____________ (phone) Dad at work before she_____________ (leave) for her trip.
3. Karen_____________ (turn on) the radio after she _____________ (wash) the dishes.
4. When she__________ (arrive), the match ___________already ___________ (start).
5. After the man_____________ (come) home, he_____________ (feed) the cat.
6. Before he_____________ (sing) a song, he_____________ (play) the guitar.
7. She_____________ (watch) a video after the children_____________ (go) to bed.
8. After Eric_____________ (make) breakfast he_____________ (phone) his friend.
9. I_____________ (be) very tired because I_____________ (study) too much.

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10. They_____________ (ride) their bikes before they_____________(meet) their friends.

B. Put the verbs in brackets into the gaps in the correct tense: Past Perfect, Past Perfect
Continuous or Past Simple.
1. By the time we ____________(get) to the cinema the film___________ (start), so we missed the
first five minutes of it.
2. When I _____________ (ring) the bell there was no answer. The neighbour told me that
they______________ (go out) about half an hour before.
3. I ____________ (see) Casablanca for the first time last night. I____________ (see) it before.
4. I ____________ (feel) fat. I____________ (have) a huge lunch.
5. I ____________ (spend) a week in Miami recently. I____________ (not be) there before.
6. There ____________ (be) so much to see in Toledo. I____________(plan) to see everything but
there wasn't enough time.
7. If I____________ (know) about the concert, I would ____________ (go).
8. If you ____________ (take) my advice, it wouldn't ____________ (happen).
9. We would have had an argument, if she ____________ (mention) politics.
10. She ____________ (tell) me she____________ (buy) a new car.
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11. When he ____________ (arrive), Eve wasn't there. She ____________ (leave) about five minutes
before.
12. When we arrived in Spain, they ____________ (lose) our luggage. We only had to wait two days to
get it back though, and they ____________ (deliver) it to the house.
13. When I ____________ (get back), nobody ____________ (do) the washing up.
I was furious.

C. Put the verbs in brackets into the gaps in the correct tense: Past Perfect, Past Perfect
Continuous or Past Simple.
I can't believe I (get) (1) ______________ that apartment. I (submit) (2) ________________ my application
last week, but I didn't think I had a chance of actually getting it. When I (show) (3) ________________ up to
take a look around, there were at least twenty other people who (arrive) (4) ________________ before me.
Most of them (fill, already)
(5) ________________ out their applications and were already leaving. The landlord said I could still apply,

so I did.
I (try) (6)________________ to fill out the form, but I couldn't answer half of the questions. They (want)
(7) ________________ me to include references, but I didn't want to list my previous landlord because I

(have) (8)________________ some problems with him in the past and I knew he wouldn't recommend
me. I (end) (9)________________ up listing my father as a referee.
It was total luck that he (decide) (10) ________________ to give me the apartment. It turns out that the
landlord and my father (go) (11) ________________ to high school together. He decided that I could

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have the apartment before he (look) (12) ________________ at my credit report. I really lucked out!
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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 7
Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: _____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: _________________

WORD FORMATION
(Forming opposite meanings)

A. Choose the correct prefix or suffix to form the opposite of the word in
CAPITALS.

in- im- il- un- -less dis- ir-

1. When he became a teenager he wanted to be more (DEPENDENT)


________________ from his parents.
2. It was really (HONEST) ________________ of you to take that money without asking.
3. If you hadn't been so (CARE) _______________ with that book you'd still have it now.
4. My broken leg means I'll be (ABLE) ________________ to go on holiday with you.
5. In many countries it is (LEGAL) ________________ to smoke cigarettes under the age of 16.

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6. He waited (PATIENTLY) ________________ for the train to arrive at the station.
7. The teacher told me it was (RESPONSIBLE) ________________ of me to set off
the fire alarm.

B. Add a negative prefix to the following words.

1. _____legitimate
2. _____ability
3. _____balanced
4. _____conformist
5. _____tasteful
6. _____rational
7. _____stable
8. _____satisfied
9. _____reparable
10. _____stop
11. _____reasonable
12._____violent
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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 8
Escola Secundária: __________________________________________________
Name: _______________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: ___________________

MODAL VERBS
Modal auxiliaries cannot work as main verbs and normally appear with a main verb.
The full list is:

• will • would •may • might • can • could


• shall • should • ought (to) • must

A. Choose the correct answer.


1. In Dr Kingston’s opinion, television channels ___________ always make a previous selection of
images to protect children.
should must may
2. He believes that violent action films ___________ be broadcast at prime time.
mustn’t shouldn’t don’t need to

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3. According to Dr Kingston, parents ___________ set viewing limits on their children or else they will
be exposed to unnecessary scenes of violence.
can must may
4. Teens learn information from the Internet that ___________ be inappropriate or incorrect.
should must may
5. Teens ___________ take for granted that what they see on the Internet is suitable and safe.
ought to have to might
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B. Complete each sentence with a suitable modal verb.


1. Regular television programmes ____________ warn parents about violence and any kind of sexual
content.
2. News ____________ have ratings just like any other regular television programme, in order to warn
the viewer about shocking scenes.
3. Active parenting ____________ guarantee that children have a positive experience with television.

C. Rewrite the sentences replacing the words in bold with a modal verb that expresses the same
idea. Make any other necessary changes.

1. Children are forbidden from watching adult content films or programmes.


________________________________________________________________________
2. Is there any possibility that the news will be rated in the future?
________________________________________________________________________
3. Parents are not able to control the time their children spend in front of the TV set.
________________________________________________________________________
4. It is not necessary for parents to ban television completely as long as they supervise their children.
________________________________________________________________________

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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 9
Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: ____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: _________________

REPORTED SPEECH

Introductory verbs Direct speech Reported Speech

agree + to-inf “Yes, I’ll help you.” He agreed to help me.


agree + that-clause “Yes, it’s a big house.” He agreed that it was a big
offer “Shall I open the door?” house.
promise “Of course I’ll pay you.” He offered to open the door.
refuse “No, I won’t go with you.” He promised to pay me.
threaten “Stop crying or I’ll punish you.” He refused to go with us.
He threatened to punish me if
I didn’t stop crying.

advise + sb + to-inf “You should see a lawyer.” He advised me to see a


ask lawyer.
“Could you help me?”
beg He asked me to help him.
invite “Please, please don’t hurt her”. He begged me not to hurt her.
order “Will you have dinner with me?” He invited me to (have) dinner

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remind “Leave the cat alone!” with him.
warn She ordered me to leave the
“Don’t forget to ring Ann.”
cat alone.
“Don’t go near the rocks.” She reminded me to ring Ann.
He warned me not to go near
the rocks.

admit + gerund “Yes, I told her the secret.” He admitted (to) telling/having
accuse sb of “You took the money.” told her the secret.
apologise for “I’m sorry I arrived so late.” He accused me of
deny “I didn’t take the book.” taking/having taken the
insist on “You must come with us.” money.
(say one) prefers “I’d rather do it myself.” He apologised for
suggest “Let’s have a party.” arriving/having arrived so
late.
He denied taking/having
taken the book.
He insisted on me/my going
with them.
He said he preferred doing/to
do it himself.
He suggested having/we
should have a party.

complain "You’re always lying to me.” He complained that I was


deny always lying to him.
explain “I didn’t take that book.” He denied that he had taken
promise “That’s why I didn’t take it.” the book.
He explained to me why/that
“Of course I’ll help you.” he hadn’t taken it.
He promised that he would
help me.
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A. Use an appropriate introductory verb to report the following.

1. “It wasn’t me who stole the car”, said Henry.


____________________________________________________________________________
2. “I must have the report by tomorrow”, the boss said.
____________________________________________________________________________
3. “I’ll never be naughty again”, Ted said to his father.
____________________________________________________________________________
4. “Stand up straight!”, said the sergeant to the soldier.
____________________________________________________________________________
5. “Let’s play chess”, he said.
____________________________________________________________________________
6. “No, I certainly won’t do your homework, Graham”, said Bill.
____________________________________________________________________________
7. “You scratched my record”, he said to her.
____________________________________________________________________________
8. “Leave now or I’ll phone the police”, she said to the salesman.
____________________________________________________________________________
9. “Oh alright, I’ll lend you my car, Tom”, she said.
____________________________________________________________________________
10. “I’ll phone you as soon as I arrive”, she said to me.

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11. “You’re right, she is beautiful”, she said.
____________________________________________________________________________
12. “No, I won’t marry you, John”, she said.
____________________________________________________________________________
13. “Why won’t we have chicken for dinner?”, he said.
____________________________________________________________________________
14. “Yes, it’s a good idea”, he said.
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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 10
Escola Secundária: _______________________________________________
Name: ____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: _________________

REPORTING QUESTIONS
A. Report the following questions.

1. “Do you know the way to the City Hall?”


____________________________________________________________________________
2. “What did you do last summer?”
____________________________________________________________________________
3. “Why do you eat so much fast food?”
____________________________________________________________________________
4. “Can you tell me when you listen to this audio report?”
____________________________________________________________________________
5. “Will you come next month?”

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6. “Did you meet Jeremy last weekend?”
____________________________________________________________________________
7. “What sort of books did she write three years ago?”
____________________________________________________________________________
8. “How far is the next petrol station?”
____________________________________________________________________________
9. “When are you going to start our new project?”
____________________________________________________________________________
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10. “What are you looking for in my bag?”


____________________________________________________________________________
11. “Is there any milk in the fridge?”
____________________________________________________________________________
12. “Will you please tell your boss I am here waiting for him?”
____________________________________________________________________________
13. “Why hasn’t the waiter brought the bill?”
____________________________________________________________________________
14. “What are they building near the airport?”
____________________________________________________________________________
15. “What do they have for breakfast?”
____________________________________________________________________________
16. “Will you give me a suggestion?”
____________________________________________________________________________
17. “Could you invite her for a family dinner next Saturday?”
____________________________________________________________________________
18. “Have you visited the children’s department?”
____________________________________________________________________________
19. “When did the accident take place?
____________________________________________________________________________

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20. “Why did you recommend this hotel?”
____________________________________________________________________________
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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 11
Escola Secundária: _______________________________________________
Name: ____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: _________________

WH- QUESTIONS
A. Complete with: Who; What; When; Where; Why; Which; Whose.
1. ____________ time did you do your homework?
2. ____________ did you call the doctor? Yesterday.
3. ____________ is that man with a dark suit?
4. ____________ do you study Geometry? At the university.
5. ____________ didn’t you bring your course book today?
6. ____________ is your favourite singer or band?
7. ____________ do you play handball? In the club.
8. ____________ car is this? It’s Peter’s.
9. ____________ is the subject of this conference?
10. ___________ are you talking about?
11. ___________ is Brighton located?

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12. ___________ came to the party alone? Lucy.
13. ___________ won the race? Jeremy.
14. ___________ precautions did you take?
15. ___________ train did Jane catch?
16. ___________ coat is this? It’s Simon’s.
17. ___________ are you leaving? Next Friday.
18. ___________ did you take to the conference? My friend Rose.
19. ___________ is Thomas doing in the playground?
20. ___________ are you learning English? To improve my fluency.
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B. Write the questions to which the underlined words are the answers.

1. _________________________________________________________________________
The Smiths have three cars.
2. _________________________________________________________________________
Fiona works at the supermarket.
3._________________________________________________________________________
Lucy is learning Spanish because she will need it in her job.
4._________________________________________________________________________
The film was really exciting.
5._________________________________________________________________________
The meeting will take place next Monday.
6._________________________________________________________________________
Tracy switched off the computer.
7._________________________________________________________________________
Mrs Benson’s burglar alarm was ringing.
8._________________________________________________________________________
Victoria went to the dance with Martin.

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GRAMMAR WORKSHEET 12
Escola Secundária: ______________________________________________
Name: ___________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: _______________

PREPOSITIONAL VERBS
A. Complete the sentences with the correct preposition.

1. He was involved ___________ an argument.


2. Tom was accused ___________ breaking a window.
3. She reacts very violently ___________ the situation.
4. This book deals ___________ the problem of discrimination.
5. They are concerned ___________ their future.
6. This course differs ___________ that one.
7. I think he can benefit ___________ this agreement.
8. She is arguing ___________ the new timetable.
9. They glanced ___________ her. She was really lovely.

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10. He is always sick. He suffers ___________ a stomach ulcer.
11. They apologise ___________ having arrived late.
12. He was worried ___________ environmental problems.
13. She succeeded ___________ her new business.
14. Your opinion conflicts ___________ his decision.
15. The bus collided ___________ a van.
16. This course caters ___________ all ability ranges.
17. She has no problem in dealing ___________ his behaviour.
18. They agree ___________ the manager’s decision.
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B. Choose the right option to complete each sentence.


1. They complained ______ the difficulty of learning Russian.
a. to
b. of
c. about

2. I don’t have enough money, I can’t pay ______ the books I have chosen.
a. for
b. with
c. on

3. We agree ______ you, but we must think ______ it carefully.


a. in … to
b. with … about
c. to … for

4. Did they succeed ______ completing the project?


a. on
b. of
c. in

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5. Try to concentrate ______ this subject.
a. on
b. in
c. at

6. Social workers often deal ______ problems of poverty and loneliness.


a. to
b. from
c. with

7. You should apologise ______ your rudeness.


a. for
b. to
c. about

8. I think they are referring ______ the new magazine.


a. at
b. to
c. of
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Escola Secundária: ______________________________________________
Name: ___________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ______________ Teacher: _________________

GERUND/INFINITIVE
A. Choose the correct option.

1. I remember ________________ my old teacher in Miami.


a. meet b. to meet c. meeting d. to meeting

2. Did you remember ________________ her the invitation?


a. send b. to send c. sending d. to sending

3. They are not used ________________ up very early in the morning.


a. get b. to get c. getting d. to getting

4. I used ________________ to all the concerts in the Summer.

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a. go b. to go c. going d. to going

5. I regret ________________ Mary about Peter’s accident.


a. tell b. to tell c. telling d. to telling

6. I’d like ________________ you about our new proposal.


a. inform b. to inform c. informing d. to informing

7. Stop ________________ this terrible noise, I can’t work.


a. make b. to make c. making d. to making

8. They want to stop ________________ this incredible scene.


a. watch b. to watch c. watching d. to watching

9. Look, it's starting ________________ .


a. snow b. to snow c. snowing d. to snowing

10. I agree on ________________ this presentation in a short time.


a. finish b. to finish c. finishing d. to finishing
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Escola Secundária: __________________________________________________
Name: ______________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ____________ Teacher: ______________________

PHRASAL VERBS

A. The phrasal verbs here all describe actions in which a person changes the position of their
body. Complete the sentences below using the correct form of the phrasal verbs from the box.

• lie down • curl up • stand up • sit up • fall over

1. She ___________ into a ball on the sofa and went to sleep.


2. Why don’t you ___________ for a while and get some rest?
3. She ___________ in the playground and hurt her leg.
4. He ___________ and left the room.
5. She was in bed but I helped her to ___________ so that she could read.

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B. These very common phrasal verbs are used to describe the type of actions that we do every
day. Choose the correct form of a phrasal verb from the box to replace the words in italics in
the sentences below.

• get up • put on • go out • take off • wake up

1. I stopped sleeping very early this morning. _________________________________


2. I stop sleeping and get out of bed at 7 o’clock during the week. _______________
3. She removed her jacket as she came in. ____________________________________
4. I started wearing a coat and left the house. _________________________________
5. He left the house for a social activity with some friends. ______________________

C. These phrasal verbs all relate to emotions and feelings. Try to match them to their meanings on
the right.

1. calm down a. to feel happier


2. chill out b. an informal phrasal verb meaning to make someone upset
3. cheer up c. to stop being angry, excited or upset
4. look forward to sth d. an informal phrasal verb meaning to relax
5. wind sb up e. to feel pleased and excited about something that is going to happen
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Escola Secundária: _________________________________________________
Name: ______________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: __________________

RELATIVE CLAUSES

A. Combine the sentences using a relative clause. Use relative pronouns only where necessary.
Note that you have to use commas in some of the sentences.

1. We spent our holiday in Scotland last year. Scotland is in the north of Great Britain.

Last year __________________________________________________________________.

2. People live in Scotland. They are called Scots.

The people ________________________________________________________________.

3. I first went to Edinburgh. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland.

First ______________________________________________________________________.

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4. Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh. He wrote the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Arthur Conan Doyle ________________________________________________________.

5. Then we visited a lake. It is in the Highlands.

The lake ___________________________________________________________________.

6. Loch Ness is 37 km long. People know it for its friendly monster.

Loch Ness _________________________________________________________________.

7. I bought a house in Scotland: It was advertised in the local newspaper.

I bought a house ___________________________________________________________.

8. My sister has won a DVD player in a TV programme. Her children love watching films.

My sister __________________________________________________________________.

B. Decide whether the relative pronouns must be used or not.


1. A calendar is something which tells you the date.
2. Jane is a person who everybody likes.
3. A stamp is something which you put on a letter if you want to send it.
4. The Thames is a river which runs through London.
5. A racket is something which you use to hit a ball when you play tennis or badminton.
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6. A tour guide is a person who shows tourists around a place.


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Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: _____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: _________________

CONDITIONAL CLAUSES

A. Circle the correct conditional type of the following clauses. Mind the
underlined tenses.

1. If it rains, I'll wear a raincoat. 6. What would you do if you saw


a burglar?
type I (probable condition)
type II (improbable condition) type I (probable condition)
type III (impossible condition) type II (improbable condition)
type III (impossible condition)

2. If we had taken enough water, 7. We might have had a glass of


we wouldn't have been thirsty. hot chocolate if you had
bought some milk.

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type I (probable condition)
type II (improbable condition) type II (improbable condition)
type III (impossible condition) type III (impossible condition)
type III (impossible condition)

3. If Rose were older, she would 8. If I were you I should keep the
go to the party. secret.

type I (probable condition) type II (improbable condition)


type II (improbable condition) type III (impossible condition)
type III (impossible condition) type III (impossible condition)

4. Harry might fly to Helsinki if he 9. Ron would understand better if


had more money. the teacher spoke clearly.

type II (improbable condition)


type I (probable condition) type III (impossible condition)
type II (improbable condition) type III (impossible condition)
type III (impossible condition)

5. If Mark does the washing up, 10. If it snows, I'll go skiing.


his mother will have more time
for him.

type I (probable condition) type II (improbable condition)


type II (improbable condition) type III (impossible condition)
type III (impossible condition) type III (impossible condition)
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Escola Secundária: ________________________________________________
Name: ____________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: ________________ Teacher: ________________

CONDITIONAL SENTENCES

1. We didn't see The Two Towers because the cinema was closed.
If __________________________________________________________________________
2. She doesn't understand, because you haven't explained the situation to her.
If __________________________________________________________________________
3. You won't get a promotion if your work doesn't improve.
If __________________________________________________________________________
4. I never eat octopus because I get sick.
If __________________________________________________________________________
5. We didn't pick you up at the station because you didn't phone us.
If __________________________________________________________________________
6. The government won't win the elections unless they create employment.

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If __________________________________________________________________________
7. I'll buy a new computer provided that I get a pay rise.
If __________________________________________________________________________
8. She wanted to buy that picture, but she didn't have enough money.
If __________________________________________________________________________
9. Whenever I make a promise, I keep it.
If __________________________________________________________________________
10. We haven't got any matches, so we can't light a fire.
If __________________________________________________________________________
11. I didn't renew my subscription because I lost interest in the magazine's articles.
If __________________________________________________________________________
12. He was too slow to win the race.
If __________________________________________________________________________
13. I won't go to Rio unless I find a cheap flight.
If __________________________________________________________________________
14. I never sunbathe because I get sunburnt easily.
If __________________________________________________________________________
15. She will understand you provided that you don't speak too fast.
If __________________________________________________________________________
16. He won't come for a drink because he's got work to do.
If __________________________________________________________________________
17. She's too young to get a driving license.
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If __________________________________________________________________________
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18. They lost the match because of the heavy rain.


If __________________________________________________________________________
19. Whenever Peter and I meet, we talk about the good old times.
If __________________________________________________________________________
20. Should you see Paul, tell him about the meeting.
If __________________________________________________________________________

WORKSHEETS
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Escola Secundária: ___________________________________________________
Name: ________________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: _____________________

REPHRASING

A. Rephrase the following sentences, starting with the words given.

1. If they don’t work hard, they won’t improve their skills.


Unless_____________________________________________________________________
2. If she sees this, she will be upset.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
3. If they didn’t help me, I wouldn’t be able to succeed.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
4. If she doesn’t invite us, we won’t go to the party.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
5. If he had money, he would pay his bills.

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Unless_____________________________________________________________________
6. If he comes home, I will talk to him.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
7. If he went out, he would have more friends.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
8. If he doesn’t show me the problem, I won’t be able to help.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
9. If he asks, I will answer.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
10. If they don’t talk, they won’t make themselves understood.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
11. If it doesn’t stop raining, I won’t go to the party.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
12. If I don’t get a pay rise, I’ll have to leave.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
13. You don’t bring the money. I won’t buy you the tickets.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
14. If you don’t read your messages, you won’t receive e-mail greetings.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
15. If we didn’t walk faster, we wouldn’t get there in time.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
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Escola Secundária: ___________________________________________________
Name: ________________________________________ No. _____ Class: _________
Date: ____/____/____ Mark: _______________ Teacher: ____________________

REVISION WORKSHEET
A. Put the following verbs in the correct verb tenses.
Rita (1) __________ (be) a big fan of Ronaldo and she (2)__________ (usually/watch) him on TV. Today
she (3)__________ (study) because she (4)__________ (have) an English test tomorrow. She (5)
__________ (be) a good student for a long time.
Yesterday she (6) __________ (buy) two tickets to watch Real Madrid in the final of the Champions
League on the Internet and (7)__________ (spend) a lot of money.
While she (8)__________ (surf) the net, her mother (9)__________ (try) to phone her and when she (10)
__________ (finally/buy) the ticket, the doorbell (11)________ (ring). It (12) __________(be) her
mother…

B. Put the following verbs in the correct verb tenses.

1. They ______________ (live) near Fred’s house since he _____________ (get) a new job.
2. He wanted to know what you _____________ (do) last week.

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3. Now that you _____________ (win) the poles, what are you going to do?
4. I hope I _____________ (find) a job when I leave school.
5. Henry interviewed hundreds of girls but he_____________ (not choose) a new secretary yet.
6. Helen _____________ (just/find) a new flat. She_____________ (move in) tomorrow.
7. “What’s the matter? Why _____________ (you/cry) ?” – “I _____________ (just lose) my purse.”
8. He ___________ (feel) ill yesterday, so I ____________ (tell) him to go to the doctor.
9. Mr. Morgan is the tallest man I _____________ (ever/see).
10. When I _____________ (meet) them, they_____________ (go) to the cinema.
11. He _____________ (walk) very quickly when I _____________ (see) him yesterday.
12. She _____________ (go) to the office every day.

C. Rewrite the sentences starting with the words given.


1. They were watching the film when he came in.
The film____________________________________________________________________
2. The teachers approved the plan.
The plan____________________________________________________________________
3. “A thick layer of soot is often difficult to remove.” Peter said.
Peter said__________________________________________________________________
4. Most people lived and worked in the country.
The country_________________________________________________________________
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5. You must do your homework before nightfall.


Your homework______________________________________________________________
6. Someone delivered the parcel safely.
The parcel___________________________________________________________________
7. An Olympic champion taught them water polo.
They_______________________________________________________________________
8. They will force him to make a choice.
He_________________________________________________________________________
9. “You can’t use that exit. It’s forbidden.”
He said_____________________________________________________________________
10. “I’m terribly sorry but I can’t go to the doctor with you as we had planned.”
Kate said___________________________________________________________________
11. “Are you free tomorrow?”
He asked___________________________________________________________________
12. The accident happened because the driver in front of us stopped suddenly.
If the driver ________________________________________________________________
13. He can’t speak Swedish, so he doesn’t understand the film.
If he _______________________________________________________________________
14. I didn’t go to the concert because I couldn’t afford the ticket.
If I _________________________________________________________________________

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15. The reason why Boris Becker entered stardom in 1985 was that he won in Wimbledon.
If Boris Becker _____________________________________________________________
16. Be careful not to spoil it!
If you ______________________________________________________________________
17. I studied hard and so I went to medical school.
If I _________________________________________________________________________
18. He can’t answer you because he wasn’t paying any attention.
If he _______________________________________________________________________
19. I lost my glasses so I didn’t read the book.
If I _________________________________________________________________________
20. If you don’t leave now, you’ll miss the flight.
Unless______________________________________________________________________
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