WAKE UP; WAKE somebody UP

7 cards
, 17 answers
00:00
Mar 10
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. He’s always in a bad mood when he wakes up.
    2. Please try not to wake the baby up. I’ve only just got him to sleep.
    3. Sh! You’ll wake up the whole family if you don’t keep quiet.
    4. Will you wake me up at 7 o’clock tomorrow, please?
    5. We were woken up by the sound of breaking glass.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • What is the opposite of ‘wake up’? Choose one answer.
        • get out of bed
        • lie down
        • go to sleep

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • She woke up.
        • She woke her father up.
        • She woke up her father.
        • She woke him up.
        • She woke up him.
        • He was woken up.

    • Are the following sentences grammatically correct? Correct any errors that you find.
      • It’s 8 o’clock. Shall I wake Sarah up now?
        check you answer
        It’s 8 o’clock. Shall I wake Sarah up now?
        • correct
        • incorrect

      • Why do you always wake up me when you come home? Can’t you be quieter?
        check you answer
        Why do you always wake me up when you come home? Can’t you be quieter?
        • correct
        • incorrect

      • She was waked up three times during the night by the noise outside.
        check you answer
        She was woken up three times during the night by the noise outside.
        • correct
        • incorrect

    • Respond to the following in an appropriate way, using the verb ‘wake up’ or ‘wake somebody up’ in each case:
      • A: Did you sleep well last night?
        B: No, I several times.

        • A: Is Dad still in bed?
          B: Yes. Don’t —he’s very tired.