viernes, 10 de junio de 2016

Bachillerato: Activities' Key

CONDITIONALS:
  1. like/will love
  2. didn't hate/would enjoy
  3. 'd do/had
  4. had hated/wouldn't have called
  5. would swim/ were
  6. hadn't fallen/ wouldn't have twisted / would have come
  7. lose/ will buy-have to buy-must buy
  8. would fix/knew
  9. will go out/ doesn't stop
  10. hadn't helped/wouldn't have got
CAUSATIVE
I'm going to have my winter coat dry-cleaned tomorrow
Before I installed my new printer, I had had my old computer upgraded
I'm going to have my wisdom tooth filled tomorrow
This carpet looks nice and clean.  Have you recently had it cleaned?
I had a swimming pool built last month





lunes, 6 de junio de 2016

Questions

Ask about the underlined words:
1.   He became a politician two years ago.

2.   He is very fond of reading.

3.   He drinks three cups of coffee every day.

4.   The kid always go to school by bus.

5.    Paul id driving his father’s car.
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6.    Linda is in love with one of his school mates.
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7.    They’re studying because they have an exam.
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8.    They love going to the beach in summer.
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9.    Sue asks the teacher when she doesn’t understand.
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10.  They go to the gym on Mondays and Fridays.
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11.  Bob is riding his bike very fast.
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12.  He’s just finished his painting of the Eiffel Tower.
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13.  Bill used to do the gardening at the weekend.
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14.  Frank waits for the bus every morning.
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15.  I prefer meat. I don´t like fish.
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16.  Jim plays the violin very well.
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17.  Anna got married to Dave one year ago.
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18.  Tom lives on the 7th floor in a block of flats..
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19.  Ted hasn’t got any money left.
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20.  Arthur finishes work at 5 every day.
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21.  Stella goes hiking at the weekend.
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22.  I played tennis with Brad two days ago.
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23.  They felt really happy on their graduation day.
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24.  The girl on the see-saw is Terry’s sister.
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.24.
The girl on the see-saw is
Terry
s
sister.

viernes, 13 de mayo de 2016

Bruno Mars: Count on me







RELATIVE CLAUSES

Relative Pronouns Level 2

relative pronounuseexample
whosubject or object pronoun for peopleI told you about the woman who lives next door.
whichsubject or object pronoun for animals and thingsDo you see the cat which is lying on the roof?



whosepossession for people animals and thingsDo you know the boy whose mother is a nurse?



thatsubject or object pronoun for people, animals and things in defining relative clauses (who or which are also possible)I don’t like the table that stands in the kitchen.

Relative Adverbs Level 3

A relative adverb can be used instead of a relative pronoun plus preposition. This often makes the sentence easier to understand.
This is the shop in which I bought my bike.
→ This is the shop where I bought my bike.
relative adverbmeaninguseexample
whenin/on whichrefers to a time expressionthe day when we met him
wherein/at whichrefers to a placethe place where we met him
whyfor whichrefers to a reasonthe reason why we met him
I bought a new car. It is very fast.
I like the woman.   She lives next door.
She loves the chocolate.  I bought that chocolate.
We went to the village.  Lucy recommended it.
The police arrested a man.  Jill worked with him.
The university is famous.  She likes that university.
The woman is from Mexico.  My brother loves her.
The dog is over there. The dog's / its owner lives next door.
The house belongs to me. Its roof is very old.
I live in a city. I study in the city.
The summer was long and hot. I graduated from university in the summer.
My sister knows a lot about cars.  I live with her.
I live in London.  It has some fantastic parks.

viernes, 29 de abril de 2016

MODAL VERBS: ACTIVITIES

Rewrite these sentences with modal verbs:
     1.        It was a mistake to cheat.
He
     2.        I regret not training more.
     3.        It wasn’t necessary for her to wait long, as the match finished early.
     4.        The athletes had an obligatin to take a drugs test before the competition.
     5.        It is not compulsory to join a gym.
     6.        It’s impossible that he has finished the marathon already.
     7.        They managed to get two tickets for the game.
     8.        I’m certain that she practices every day.
     9.        I’m certain that Norman will be late.
   10.        I’m sure that Brenda isn’t thirty years old.
   11.        What do you advise me to do?
   12.        Mary knows how to stand on her head.
   13.        It was a mistake for you to buy that car.
   14.        It was possible that Jack saw me.
   15.        It is illegal to take drugs before the race.

Drivers...

MODAL VERBS

MODAL VERBS

FORM
+  Subject + modal verb + Infinitive (without to)
- Subject + modal verb + not + Infinitive (without to)
    (we usually use contractions between modal and not)
? (Wh-) + modal + subject + infinitive (without to)?
Examples:
1) CAN:
Natasha can play the piano / He can’t drive / Can you do me a favour?
2) COULD:
We could see the village in the distance / I couldn’t understand him/ Could you describe the man?
3) SHOULD:
Perhaps you should see a doctor/ People shouldn’t break their promises/Should I give up smoking?
4) MUST:
I must remember my key/ You mustn’t smoke here/
Must they wear their uniform at school?
5) MIGHT:
It might rain/ I mightn’t finish the marathon tomorrow/Might he get the job?
6) MAY:
It may be a bomb/  I may not go to his party/May I come in?
 Exceptions:
7) Need:
a)    I need to buy new clothes for winter.
b)    You needn´t wash those glasses.  They are clean.
c)    Need I  go to the supermarket?  We have plenty of food.

8)  Be able to/Be allowed to ( we use the forms of the verb BE)
I was able to park that big car.
Mike is not allowed to go out tonight.

9)  Have to (It is formed as a typical verb)
They have to make their beds everyday.
I didn’t have to pay for the ticket.
Will you have to visit your parents this weekend?

10)  Ought to:
I ought to write him a letter of thanks.
You oughtn’t to wory so much.

11)  Had better:
It’s cold.  The children had better wear their coats.
My wife is waiting for me.  I’d better not be late.

USES
1.  Ability: Can, Could, be able to.
a)    Emma is good with computers.   She can write programs.
b)   Natasha could play the piano when she was four.
c)    It has been a good day.  I’ve been able to get some work done.
d)   The children could swim when they were quite young.
      The children were able to swim across the river.
2.  Permission:  can, may, could and be allowed to.
a)    Can I use your pen?
b)   Could we borrow your ladder, please?
c)    May I see the letter?
d)   You can wait here / You may phone from here.
e)    Passengers will be allowed to take one bag onto the plane.
f)    I could always stay up late as a child or I was allowed to stay...
g)    I was allowed to leave work early yesterday
3.  Necessity, obligation and prohibition: must, have to and need.
a)    You must think about your future.
b)   Mark has to work on Saturday mornings.
c)    Emma had to go to the dentist yesterday.
d)   I need to go to the hairdresser’s.  Look at my hair!!
e)    I must exercise
      You have to exercise.
f)    We must invite Claire.  She’s wonderful company.
      We have to invite Trevor and Laura.  They invited us last time.
g)    You don’t have to wash those glasses.  They are clean.
h)   Mark needn’t finish the report today.  He can do it at the weekend.
i)     You mustn’t smoke here.
4.  Advice:  Should, ought to and had better.
a)    You should relax or You ought to relax.
b)   I know I shouldn’t panic or I oughtn’t to panic.
a)    The neighbours are complaining.  We’d better turn the music down.
b)   You’d better tidy your room or you will be punished.
5.  Possibility and Certainty: might, may, could, must, can’t.
a)    She might be in the music room.
b)   My friends may visit me tomorrow.
c)    That story could be true.
d)   I mightn’t finish the marathon tomorrow.
      I’m completely unfit.  I couldn’t run a marathon.
e)    She isn’t answering the phone.  She must be out.
f)    John can’t be the thief.  He was with me at that moment.
g)    We haven’t walked far.  You can’t be tired yet.