Mar 2, 2017

TURN something ON

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

    1. It’s a bit dark in here. Shall I turn the light on?
    2. Can I turn on the television? I want to watch the news.
    3. I don’t understand this machine. How do you turn it on?
    4. The heating has been turned on, so our offices are nice and warm.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Complete this meaning of turn something on using the words below:

        electricity       •       button       •       start       •       switch

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

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

        • Which sentence is grammatically right?
          • I forgot to turn the answer machine when I left the house this morning.
          • If you want a hot bath later, you’ll have to turning the hot water on now.
          • How can you read in this light? Let me turn on the big light on for you.
          • To turn the power back on, press the standby button.

      • Complete these sentences in an appropriate way, using a form of ‘turn on’ and an object:
        • It’s quite cold in here, isn’t it? We should (heating)

          • My computer’s broken. It crashes every time I (it)

            • She was bored, driving down the motorway on her own, so she (radio)

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