Nov 20, 2016

UNIT 50 • Auxiliary verbs (have / do / can etc.) I think so / I hope so etc.

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  • Complete the sentences with an auxiliary verb (‘do / was / could / should’ etc.). Sometimes the verb must be negative (‘don’t / wasn’t’ etc.).
    • I wasn’t tired but my friends

      • I like hot weather but Ann

        • A:       Is Colin here?
          B:       He five minutes ago but I think he’s gone home now.

          • She might phone later this evening but I don’t think she

            • A:       Are you and Chris coming to the party?
              B:       I but Chris

              • I don’t know whether to apply for the job or not. Do you think I

                • A:       Please don’t tell anybody what I said.
                  B:       Don’t worry. I

                  • A:       You never listen to me.
                    B:       Yes, I

                    • A:       Can you play a musical instrument?
                      B:       No, but I wish I

                      • A:       Please help me.
                        B:       I’m sorry. I if I but I

                      • You never agree with Sue. Answer in the way shown.
                        • Sue:       I’m hungry.
                          You:       Are you?

                          • Sue:       I’m not tired.
                            You:       Aren’t you?

                            • Sue:       I like football.
                              You:       Do you?

                              • Sue:       I didn’t enjoy the film.
                                You:       

                                • Sue:       I’ve never been to South America.
                                  You:       

                                  • Sue:       I thought the exam was quite easy.
                                    You:       

                                  • You are talking to Tina. Write true sentences about yourself. Reply with ‘So …’ or ‘Neither …’ if suitable. Study the two examples carefully.
                                    • Tina:       I feel really tired.
                                      You:       So (agree)

                                      • Tina:       I’m working hard.
                                        You:       Are you? (disagree)

                                        • Tina:       I watched television last week.
                                          You:        (agree)
                                          You:        (disagree)

                                          • Tina:       I won’t be in London next week.
                                            You:        (agree)
                                            You:        (disagree)

                                            • Tina:       I live in a small town.
                                              You:        (agree)
                                              You:        (disagree)

                                              • Tina:       I’d like to go to the moon.
                                                You:        (agree)
                                                You:        (disagree)

                                                • Tina:       I can’t play the trumpet.
                                                  You:        (agree)
                                                  You:       

                                                • In these conversations, you are ‘B’. Read the information and then answer with ‘I think so’, ‘I hope not’ etc.
                                                  • You don’t like rain.
                                                    A:       Is it going to rain?
                                                    B:        (hope)

                                                    • You need more money quickly.
                                                      A:       Do you think you’ll get a pay rise soon?
                                                      B:        (hope)

                                                      • You think Diane will probably get the job that she applied for.
                                                        A:       I wonder if Diane will get the job.
                                                        B:        (expect)

                                                        • You’re not sure whether Jill is married—probably not.
                                                          A:       Is Jill married?
                                                          B:        (think)

                                                          • You are the receptionist at a hotel. The hotel is full.
                                                            A:       Have you got a room for tonight?
                                                            B:        (afraid)

                                                            • You’re at a party. You have to leave early.
                                                              A:       Do you have to leave already?
                                                              B:        (afraid)

                                                              • Ann normally works every day, Monday to Friday. Tomorrow is Wednesday.
                                                                A:       Is Ann working tomorrow?
                                                                B:        (suppose)

                                                                • You are going to a party. You can’t stand John.
                                                                  A:       Do you think John will be at the party?
                                                                  B:        (hope)

                                                                  • You’re not sure what time the concert is—probably 7.30.
                                                                    A:       Is the concert at 7.30?
                                                                    B:        (think)

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