Mar 2, 2017

GET ON; GET ON something

8 cards
, 21 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. The bus stopped to let more people get on.
    2. A young woman got on at the next station, but there were no seats left.
    3. Her mobile phone rang just as she was getting on the train.
    4. He got on his motorbike and rode away.
    5. The bus was so full that we couldn’t even get on it.
    • Use the sentences in the Study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Which of the following means the same as to ‘get on a train’?
        • to leave a train
        • to board a train
        • to travel on a train

      • Which of these can you get on?
        • a horse
        • a train
        • a car
        • a plane
        • a bicycle
        • a ship
        • a truck
        • a tram

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • We got on.
        • We got on the bus.
        • We got it on.
        • We got on it.
        • The bus was got on.

    • Complete these sentences with the correct form of ‘get on’ and an object (a noun or a pronoun) if necessary:
      • He and cycled off down the road. (his bike)

        • We waited in the departure lounge for two hours before they let us (plane)

          • This train leaves in two minutes, so we’d better (it)

            • I that took me straight to the airport from the main bus station. (bus)

              • I think this bus goes to the city centre. Shall we (it)

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