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1. The position of adverbials. Tick the button next to the correct sentence.

1.1. went / last month / she / shopping / in Chester / she / four times / .

She went in Chester shopping four times last month.
Went she shopping last month four times in Chester.
She went shopping in Chester four times last month.
She went in Chester four times last month shopping.


1.2. at six o'clock / he / arrived / in the morning / at the airport / .


He arrived at the airport at seven o'clock in the morning.
At six o'oclock he arrived at the airport in the morning.
In the morning he arrived at the airport at six o'clock.
In the morning he arrived at six o'clock at the airport.


1.3. they / it / a bit / did / unfortunately  / not / like / . / ,


Unfortunately, they did not a bit like it.
Unfortunately, they did not like it a bit.
They did not unfortunately like it a bit.
They did not a bit like it, unfortunately.


1.4. slowly / we / after that / went / to the door / .


Slowly went we to the door after that.
After that we went slowly  to the door.
We went after that to the door slowly.
To the door we after that went slowly.


1.5. the Myers / yesterday / met / in the shopping centre / I / at the corner / .


At the corner I met the Myers yesterday in the shopping centre.
Yesterday I met the Myers at the corner in the shopping centre.
Yesterday in the shopping centre I met the Myers at the corner.
Yesterday I met the Myers in the shopping centre at the corner.


1.6. last summer / . / spent / they / in Spain / their holiday


They spent in Spain their holiday last summer.
In Spain spent they their holiday last summer.
They spent their holiday in Spain last summer.
Their holiday they spent last summer in Spain.


1.7. . / all day / his brother / was / yesterday / studying / hard / very / Christian / in his room


Very hard was his brother studying Christian in his room all day yesterday.
All day yesterday Christian was studying his brother very hard in his room.
His brother Christian was studying very hard in his room all day yesterday.
His brother Christian was very hard studying all day yesterday in his room.


1.8. in the garden / my friend / me / usually / at the weekend / helps / .


At the weekend my friend helps me in the garden usually.
In the garden at the weekend my friend usually helps me.
My friend usually helps me in the garden at the weekend.
Usually my friend helps me at the weekend in the garden.


1.9. today / . / she / twice / in the park / has / today / been


Twice she has today been in the park.
In the park she has been today twice.
Twice has she been in the park today.
She has been in the park twice today.


1.10. impatiently / . / my father / for the doctor / waited 



My father impatiently waited for the doctor.
For the doctor my father waited impatiently.
For the doctor my father impatiently waited.
Impatiently my father for the doctor waited.

2. Question tags.

2.1. Let me have an answer soon, ?

2.2. There'll be strawberries and cream for tea, ?

2.3. Your father told you that, ?

2.4. You don't like him much, ?

2.5. We mayn't do such things, ?

2.6. He could help poor Jack, ?

2.7. You won't leave university till next year, ?

2.8. Anne has won a lot of money, ?

2.9. You hadn't said anything, ?

2.10. I'm not late, ?

2.11. Your friend looks happy, ?

2.12. The police were quite sure, ?

2.13. It won't rain this afternoon, ?

2.14. Your cousin Peter missed his train, ?

2.15. You had a headache yesterday, ?

2.16. It doesn't really matter, ?

2.17. Charles eats much too much, ?

2.18. That plan might work, ?

2.19. It can't be done, ?

2.20. The tigress bit her mate's tail, ?

2.21. I'm in a difficult situation, ?

2.22. You take sugar in your tea, ?

2.23. We ought to do something about this, ?

2.24. We shall get into trouble if we do that, ?

2.25. It'll take a long time to put right, ?

3. Mixed tenses.

3.1. Where (you / be) all afternoon, Janet? - In the gymnasium, of course. Why (you / ask)? - Joff (phone)

about 20 minutes ago. He (want) to talk to you about the new record.

3.2. I (live) in Glasgow, but I (stay) with my friend in London at the moment.

3.3. Last weekend a tigress (escape) from Maesteg Zoo. The wild and dangerous animal (walk) into

the pedestrian precinct, where there (be) thousands of weekend shoppers.

3.4. Lots of children (start) crying and many adults (try) to hide in shops and pubs. The police

(call/passive voice) and after four hours they finally (catch) the animal behind a department store.

3.5. - (you / ever / read) a book on Red Indians? - Yes, I (read) "Sitting Bull" last week.

3.6. - Where (be) Paul and Simon ? - They (be) at the youth club. They (be) there for three hours. - So they

(be) there since six o'clock. - You (be) right.

3.7. Yesterday morning there (be) a bank robbery at the Nat West in Kent Road. The robber (come) in at 10.34. He

(have) a gun and (want) £ 50,000. The police (ask) me if I (see) the man.

3.8. Jim and Sandra (know) each other for only twelve days, but they (want) to get married soon.

3.9. John (eat/just) something bad. Now he (feel) sick.

3.10. I (can) borrow my parents' car tonight. They' (get) tickets for a pop concert, but they (take) the bus,

because it' (be) so difficult to find somewhere to park.

4. The passive voice. Transform the active sentences into the passive voice.

4.1. The doctor had examined the patient.

 4.2. The detective saw Tom in the Italian restaurant.



4.3. Many workers are repairing the road to the lake.



4.4. Shakespeare did not write that poem.



4.5. The kids would soon forget that incident.



4.6. My parents will build a house.



4.7. Mike has just paid the bill.



4.8. He had not asked his father.



4.9. The ambulance men carried the victim to the hospital.



4.10. Karl Marx wrote the Communist Manifesto in 1848.



4.11. The boys could not lock the doors.



4.12. Has your mum watered the fuchsias yet?



4.13. Bush's idiotic war against terrorism has already killed many Americans.



4.14. Did Columbus discover America?



4.15. Should boys and girls wear school uniforms in Germany?


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