Mar 2, 2017

TAKE OFF

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

    1. What time is your flight due to take off?
    2. We were a bit late taking off.
    3. The plane eventually took off at 5 p.m.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Use two of the words below to complete this meaning of ‘take off’:

        touch       •       fly       •       leave       •       move

        to the ground and begin to

        • According to the meaning above, which of the following can take off in this way?
          • an aircraft
          • a ball
          • a bird
          • a train
          • a bomb

        • Which of these are grammatically possible?
          • The plane took off.
          • We took off.
          • We took off the plane.
          • The plane took off the ground.

      • Match the two halves to make complete sentences:
        • In the end we  . . . 
          took off on time
          .
          • take off at all
          • took off on time
          • taking off
          • when we finally took off

        • It was 10 p.m.  . . . 
          when we finally took off
          .
          • take off at all
          • took off on time
          • taking off
          • when we finally took off

        • Apparently the flight didn’t  . . . 
          take off at all
          .
          • take off at all.
          • took off on time.
          • taking off.
          • when we finally took off.

        • We were a bit late  . . . 
          taking off
          .
          • take off at all.
          • took off on time.
          • taking off.
          • when we finally took off.

      • Explain to your friend why you were late arriving in Paris:

        • Our / 2 hours / take off / plane / late / was

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