Nov 13, 2016

UNIT 39 • If I had known ... I wish I had known ...

21 cards
, 29 answers
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  • Put the verb into the correct form.
    • I didn’t know you were in hospital.
      If (I / know), (I / go) to visit you.

      • Ken got to the station in time to catch his train.
        If (he / miss) it, (he / be) late for his interview.

        • It’s good that you reminded me about Ann’s birthday.
          (I / forget) if (you / not / remind) me.

          • Unfortunately, I didn’t have my address book with me when I was in New York.
            If (I / have) your address, (I / send) you a postcard.

            • A:       How was your holiday? Did you have a nice time?
              B:       It was OK, but (we / enjoy) it more if (the weather / be) better.

              • I took a taxi to the hotel but the traffic was very bad.
                (it / be) quicker if (I / walk)

                • I’m not tired.
                  If (I / be) tired, I (I / go) home now.

                  • I wasn’t tired last night.
                    If (I / be) tired, (I / go) home earlier.

                  • Write a sentence with ‘if’ for each situation.
                    • I wasn’t hungry, so I didn’t eat anything.
                      If I

                      • The accident happened because the driver in front stopped so suddenly.
                        If the driver in front

                        • I didn’t know that George had to get up early, so I didn’t wake him up.
                          If I

                          • I was able to buy the car only because Jim tent me the money.
                            If Jim

                            • Margaret wasn’t injured in the crash because she was wearing a seat belt.
                              If Margaret

                              • You didn’t have any breakfast—that’s why you’re hungry now.
                                If you

                                • I didn’t get a taxi because I didn’t have any money on me.
                                  If I

                                • Imagine that you are in these situations. For each situation, write a sentence with ‘I wish …’.
                                  • You’ve eaten too much and now you feel sick.
                                    You say: I wish

                                    • There was a job advertised in the newspaper. You decided not to apply for it. Now you think that your decision was wrong.
                                      You say:

                                      • When you were younger, you didn’t learn to play a musical instrument. Now you regret this.
                                        You say:

                                        • You’ve painted the gate red. Now you think that it doesn’t look very nice.
                                          You say:

                                          • You are walking in the country. You would like to take some photographs but you didn’t bring your camera.
                                            You say:

                                            • You have some unexpected guests. They didn’t tell you they were coming. You are very busy and you are not prepared for them.
                                              You say (to yourself):

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