Nov 13, 2016

UNIT 40 • Would I wish ... would

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  • Complete the sentences using ‘would …’ + one of the following verbs in the correct form:

    be       ○      do       ○      enjoy       ○      enjoy       ○      phone       ○      stop
    • They helped me a lot. I don’t know what I without their help.
      You should go and see the film. You it.
      It’s a pity you couldn’t come to the party last night. You it.
      I you last night but I didn’t have your number.
      Why don’t you go and see Clare? She very pleased to see you.
      I was in a hurry when I saw you. Otherwise I to talk.

    • Write sentences using ‘promised’.
      • I wonder why she’s late.
        She promised

        • I wonder why Tom hasn’t written to me.
          He promised

          • I’m surprised they didn’t wait for us.
            They

            • Why did you tell Jill what I said?
              You

            • What do you say in these situations? Write sentences with ‘I wish … would …’.
              • It’s raining. You want to go out, but not in the rain.
                You say: I wish

                • You’re waiting for John. He’s late and you’re getting impatient.
                  You say (to yourself): I wish

                  • You can hear a baby crying and you’re trying to study.
                    You say:

                    • You’re looking for a job—so far without success. Nobody will give you a job.
                      You say: I wish somebody

                      • Brian has been wearing the same clothes for years. You think he needs some new clothes.
                        You say (to Brian):

                      • What do you say in these situations? Write sentences with ‘I wish … wouldn’t …’.
                        • Your friend drives very fast. You don’t like this.
                          You say (to your friend): I wish you

                          • Jack always leaves the door open. This annoys you.
                            You say (to Jack):

                            • A lot of people drop litter in the street. You don’t like this.
                              You say: I wish people

                            • Are these sentences ‘RIGHT’ or ‘WRONG’? Correct the ones that are wrong.
                              • I wish Sarah would be here now.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                              • I wish you would listen to me.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                              • I wish I would have more money.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                              • I wish it wouldn’t be so cold today.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                              • I wish the weather would change.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                              • I wish you wouldn’t complain all the time.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                              • I wish everything wouldn’t be so expensive.
                                • RIGHT or WRONG?

                            • These sentences are about things that often happened in the past. Complete the sentences using ‘would …’ + one of these verbs:

                              always forget       ○      shake       ○      share       ○      walk
                              • Whenever Arthur was angry, he out of the room.
                                I used to live next to a railway line. Whenever a train went past, the house
                                You could never rely on George. It didn’t matter how many times you reminded him to do something, he
                                Brenda was always very generous. She didn’t have much but she what she had with everyone else.

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