Mar 2, 2017

WRITE something DOWN

9 cards
, 26 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. Work on your own and write down the answers to these questions.
    2. They told me to write down everything the woman had said to me.
    3. Before I began my story, I wrote all my ideas down.
    4. She told him the address and he wrote it down in his notebook.
    5. Information was passed on by word of mouth and was never written down.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Choose one word or phrase from the brackets to complete the meaning of write something down:
        • to write something (on paper / on a computer) in order to (read / remember) or (record / reply to) it

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • He wrote down.
        • He wrote his name down.
        • He wrote down his name.
        • He wrote it down.
        • He wrote down it.
        • His name was written down.

    • Choose one of the following words to complete each sentence.
      •  . . . 
        Writing
        new words down is a good way to help you remember them.
        • Written
        • Writing

      • I’m bound to forget everything if it isn’t  . . . 
        written
        down.
        • writing
        • written

      • He’s always  . . . 
        writing
        things down in that little book. I wonder what?
        • writing
        • written

    • Write down’ or ‘write’? The verb write is used for the general ability and for creating books and letters. Choose the best verb in these sentences:
      • In some countries children don’t start to read or  . . . 
        write
        until they are 6.
        • write
        • write down

      • Who  . . . 
        wrote
        “Pride and Prejudice”?
        • wrote down
        • wrote

      • I can’t remember new vocabulary unless I  . . . 
        write it down
        .
        • write it
        • write it down

      • Have you got a piece of paper? I’ll  . . . 
        write down
        my phone number for you.
        • write
        • write down

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