Mar 2, 2017

TURN something OFF

6 cards
, 14 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. Can you turn the lights off? The switch is by the door.
    2. Somebody forgot to turn off the tap in the bathroom.
    3. You’ve been watching TV all day! Turn it off now.
    4. The TV was on, but the sound had been turned off.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Complete this meaning of ‘turn something off’ using the words below:

        electricity       •       button       •       stop       •       switch

        to the flow of , gas or water by moving a or pressing a

        • Which of these are grammatically possible?
          • He turned the TV off.
          • He turned off the TV.
          • He turned it off.
          • He turned off it.
          • The TV was turned off.

      • Respond to the following comments by completing the sentences below, using ‘turn off’ and a suitable object (a noun or a pronoun) in each answer:
        • A: This TV programme is terrible!
          B: I agree. Let’s

          • A: Have you finished with the computer?
            B: No, don’t yet.

            • A: The water is still running!
              B: Sorry. I forgot to the tap.

              • How many of these comments can you follow with “Turn it off.’?
                • It’s the middle of summer and the heating’s on!
                • I’ve seen this programme before.

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