Mar 2, 2017

SET something UP

3 cards
, 12 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. They often talked about setting up their own business.
    2. He set the company up three and a half years ago.
    3. The company is still run by Anna Marsh, who set it up in 1983.
    4. She set up a group for single parents and their children.
    5. A committee was set up to investigate the problems.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • If you set something up, what do you do?
        • you control something
        • you create or start something
        • you arrange or manage something

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • He set the system up.
        • He set up the system.
        • He set it up.
        • He set up it.
        • The system was set up.

    • Write the questions to fit these answers, using ‘set something up’ correctly in each. Try to use a variety of structures.
      • A: What kind of (company / he)
        B: It manufactures computer software.
        A: When (it)
        B: In 1992.
        A: Why company? (he / his own)
        B: Because he was tired of working for other people.
        A: Will one? (he / another)
        B: I don’t think so. One is enough!

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