1. Decide if the verbs are followed by a verb in the gerund or in the infinitive form.
1 finish — Gerund
2 like — Both possibilities are correct.
3 hope — to + infinitive
4 feel like — Gerund
5 seem — to + infinitive
6 forget — Both possibilities are correct.
7 start — Both possibilities are correct.
8 manage — to + infinitive
9 agree — to + infinitive
10 avoid — Gerund
2. Use the gerund or the infinitive of the verb in brackets to fill in the gaps.
3 to remember
5 to buy
6 to eat
7 to find
9 to buy
14 to surf
15 to see
17 to wash
19 to rent
20 to be
21 to say
23 to answer
24 to find
PROGRESS TEST- 2
1. Combine the following pairs or groups of sentences by means of relative pronouns, making necessary changes.
1 Thank you very much for the present which/that/ - you sent me.
2 She was dancing with a student who/that had a slight limp.
The student who/that/ — she was dancing with had a slight limp.
3 I am looking after some children who/that are terribly spoilt.
The children which/that/ — I am looking after are terribly spoilt,
4 The bed I sleep on has no matress.
5 Romeo and Juliet were lovers whose parents hated each other.
6 There wasn't any directory in the telephone box from which I was phoning.
There wasn't any directory in the telephone box which/that/ — I was phoning from.
7 This is Mrs. Jones, whose son won the champion- ship last year.
8 The chair which/that/ — I was sitting in suddenly collapsed.
9 Mr. Smith, whom/who I had come especially to see, said he was too busy to speak to me.
10 I had come to see the man who/that was sit- ting at the desk.
11 I missed the train which/ that/ — I usually catch. And I had to travel on the next, which was a slow one.
12 His girl friend, whom he trusted absolutely, turned out to be an enemy spy.
13 A man who/that didn't know the way, was driving the car with bad brakes, where we were.
14 This is the story of a man whose wife suddenly loses her memory.
15 We'll have to get across the frontier, which will be difficult.
16 A man brought in a small girl whose hands had been cut with flying glass.
17 The car crashed into a queue of people, four of whom were killed.
18 The roads were crowded with refugees, many of whom were wounded.
19 The man who/that/ — I was waiting for didn’t turn up.
20 Tom came to the party in patched jeans, which surprised the other guests, most of whom were wearing evening dress.
21 The firm which/that/ - I work for is sending me to York.
22 The Smiths, whose house had been destroyed in the explosion, were given rooms in the hotel.
23 I saw several houses, most of which were quite unsuitable.
24 He wanted to come at 2 a.m., which didn't suit me at all
25 This is a story of a group of boys whose plane crashed on an uninhabited island.
26 The string which/that./ they tie up parcels is so weak that the parcel usually comes to pieces before you get it home.
27 He introduced me to his students, most of them were from abroad.
28 He expected me to pay £2 for 12 eggs, four of which were broken.
29 He spoke in French to these people, who didn't know French.
30 The boy whom/who/ that/ — Peter share a flat with was a philosophy student.
Peter shared a flat with a boy who/that was a philosophy student.
31 They gave me four very bad tires, one of which burst before I had driven four miles.
32 She climbed to the top of the monument to see the wonderful view which/that she had been told about.
33 I was given this address by a man whom/who/ that/- I met on a train.
34 The bar which/that I was telephoning from was so noisy that I couldn't hear the person at the other end of the line.
35 The man who/that answered the phone said Tom was out.
36 The horse which/that/. I was on kept stopping to eat grass, which annoyed the riding instructor.
1. Rewrite these sentences, putting the verbs in brackets in the passive voice.
1 My car was damaged last night.
2 This computer is made in the USA.
3 The machines are made in Scotland.
4 The President was killed last night.
5 The money is changed into dollars at the bank.
6 The parcel was posted yesterday.
7 Cheese is made from milk.
8 The children were given some food.
9 The house is painted every year.
10 Several people were hurt in an accident last night
2. Put the verbs in brackets into correct forms to make the first conditional.
1 go/will go
2 get/will be
3 don't see / see
4 comes/will be
5 wait/will be
6 go/will go
7 doesn't improve / won't have
8 will go/are
9 don't go /will be
10 eat / will feel
11 will stay/gets
12 don't want/will cook
13 will come / want
14 won't get / doesn't pass
15 will buy / have
16 will cook/go
17 will go/have
18 will be /don't hurry
19 will take / rains
20 won't go/don't come
PROGRESS TEST- 4
1. Complete each sentence with the correct tense form.
1 b have known
2 b cleaned
3 a worked
4 c saw — were just talking
5 b have they moved
6 a was riding — bit
7 c bit — fell off
8 a had come
9 a has he washed
10 chad sprained
11 b was shining — were lying
12 b have arrived-have you been
2. Complete the sentences using the appropriate forms to express future actions.
2 is going
4 am seeing
9 is getting
10 are meeting
12 are getting
3. Change active voice into passive.
1 We are taught grammar by Ms Sullivan.
2 He was praised by the teacher.
3 The injured were taken to the hospital by the firemen.
4 The town was destroyed by an earthquake.
5 The teacher was pleased with the boy s work.
6 The building was dam aged by the fire.
7 The streets were thronged with spectators.
8 The trees were blown down by the wind.
9 The thieves were caught by the police.
10 1 he letter was posted by Alice.
11 The snake was killed with a stick.
12 The minister was well corned by the people.
1. Choose the correct answer (‘a', 'b' or 'c').
1b, 2b, 3а, 4a, 5b, ба, 7b, 8b, 9b, 10a, 11b; 12a.
2. Add the phrase in brackets to each sentence using 'that','which' or 'who' and a relative clause.
1 They called a lawyer who lived nearby.
2 I sent an email to my brother who lives in Australia.
3 The customer liked the waitress who was very friendly.
4 We broke the computer that belonged to my father.
5 She loves books that have happy endings.
6 They live in a city that is in the north of England.
7 The girl who is from India works in a bank.
8 My sister who lives in Australia has three children.
9 The money that belongs to John is in the kitchen.
10 The table that was my grandmother's got broken.
11 The fruit that isn't fresh is on the table.
12 The man I met on the train gave me this address.
3. Fill in the blanks using the active or passive form of the verb in brackets.
2 are seen
3 became, created
4 didn't draw
5 were drawn
6 was given
10 are created
11 are moving
4. Complete the sentences with the appropriate forms of the verbs in brackets.
1 shines, will play
2 will walk, misses
3 am, will rent
4 will phone, texts
5 answers, will get
6 will be, turn
7 will look, keep
8 surf, will find
9 listen, can / will write
10 take, will/should arrive
11 aren't, won't get
12 will / can lend, needs
5. Complete the sentences for the situations in the past. Decide which tense you need to use.
2 wanted, had broken
3 rang, had found
4 was repairing, was watching
5 realized, were showing
6 said, had crashed
7 was listening, had happened, knocked
8 opened, saw
10 turned, was, had rolled
11 had forgotten
12 said, had forgotten