Dec 18, 2016

UNIT 113 • in case

18 cards
, 32 answers
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  • Barbara is going for a long walk in the country. She is going to take these things with her:

    some chocolate       ○      a map       ○      an umbrella       ○      her camera       ○      some water       ○      a towel

    She has decided to take these things because:
    ○       perhaps she’ll want to have a swim
    ○       it’s possible she’ll get lost
    ○       she might get hungry
    ○       she might want to take some photographs
    ○       perhaps she’ll get thirsty
    ○       perhaps it will rain
    • Write sentences with ‘in case’ saying why Barbara has decided to take these things with her.
      • She’s going to take
        She’s going to take
        She’s going to take
        She’s going to take
        She’s going to take
        She’s going to take

      • What do you say in these situations? Use ‘in case’.
        • It’s possible that Mary will need to contact you, so you give her your phone number.
          You say:
          Here’s my phone number

          • A friend of yours is going away for a long time. Maybe you won’t see her again before she goes, so you decide to say goodbye now.
            You say:
            I’ll say

            • You are shopping in a supermarket with a friend. You think you have everything you need but perhaps you’ve forgotten something. Your friend has the list. You ask him to check it.
              You say:
              Can you

            • Write sentences with ‘in case’.
              • There was a possibility that Ann would phone. So I didn’t go out.
                I didn’t go out

                • John thought that he might forget the name of the book. So he wrote it down.
                  He wrote down

                  • I thought my parents might be worried about me. So I phoned them.
                    I phoned

                    • I wrote a letter to Jane but I didn’t receive a reply. So I wrote to her again because I thought that perhaps she hadn’t received my first letter.
                      I

                      • I met some people when I was on holiday in France. They said they might come to London one day. I live in London, so I gave them my address.
                        I

                      • Put ‘in case’ or ‘if’.
                        • Ann might phone this evening. I don’t want to go out  . . . 
                          in case
                          she phones.
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • You should tell the police  . . . 
                          if
                          your bicycle is stolen.
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • I hope you’ll come to London sometime.  . . . 
                          If
                          you come, you can stay with us.
                          • If
                          • In case

                        • This letter is for Susan. Can you give it to her  . . . 
                          if
                          you see her?
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • Write your name and address on your bag  . . . 
                          in case
                          you lose it.
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • Go to the lost property office  . . . 
                          if
                          you lose your bag.
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • The burglar alarm will ring  . . . 
                          if
                          somebody tries to break into the house.
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • I’ve just painted the door. I’ll put a WET PAINT notice next to it  . . . 
                          in case
                          somebody doesn’t realize it’s just been painted.
                          • if
                          • in case

                        • I was advised to arrange insurance  . . . 
                          in case
                          I needed medical treatment while I was abroad.
                          • if
                          • in case

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