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FOR MONDAY, THE 9TH OF MAY

Scegli la forma corretta tra quelle sottolineate (c’è un caso in cui due possibilità sono accettate):

1.         Jack is / is going to be sixty-five next month, so he retires / will retire.

2.          Quick, here comes a police car!  What will we say / are we going to say about the broken window?

3.          Helen and Andrew are separating / separate.

4.         Don’t be impatient! I’ll come / I’m going to come-

5.         I have to be back at 3.30 so I’m leaving / I’m leave before lunch.

6.         What do you think you are doing / will do in the next 5 years?

7.         Come on, get a move on (datti una mossa) or we’ll miss / we’re going to miss the train!

8,         Will you work / Are you going to work) / Do you work the week after Christmas? I was thinking of visiting you.

9.          By the time Jim gets back, it’ll be / it’s being too late.

10.        Don’t phone after 11.00, because I’ m going to sleep / I’ll sleep early.

 

Scegli la forma appropriata per terminare le seguenti frasi.

1.     It’s no use phoning Bob (è inutile telefonare a Bob) at the office, he

WILL LEAVE       IS LEAVING

2.     Everyone says that this year City

ARE GOING TO WIN THE CUP     ARE WINNING THE CUP          WILL WIN THE CUP

3.     I don’t feel like    (non mi va di) visiting my relatives this year so

I WON’T GO        I’M NOT GOING           I DON’T GO

4.     According to the latest forecast, the tunnel

WILL BE FINISHED        IS FINISHING

5.     You can borrow this calculator, I

AM NOT GOING TO NEED IT       AM NOT NEEDING          WILL NOT NEED

6. I’m sorry dinner isn’t ready yet, but it

IS GOING TO BE READY SOON           WILL BE READY SOON      IS R-EADY SOON

7.     Can you send me the results as soon as you

HEAR ANYTHING?          ARE HEARING ANYTHING?          WILL HEAR ANYTHING.

8.     You can’t try asking Martin for help but

HE WON’T TELL YOU      IS NOT TELLING YOU            IS NOT GOING TO TELL YOU

9.     Don’t worry about the mistake you made, nobody

IS NOTICING             WILL NOTICE            NOTICES

 

Scegli se entrambe le possibilità qui segnalate sono corrette o se una solo è appropriata.

1 .    You can’t leave early, we’re having a meeting/ we-re going to have a meeting.

2. We’ve run out of fuel (abbiamo terminato la benzina).

What are we doing now/ What are we going to do now?

3.     Oh dear, I’ve broken the vase.

What will your mother say?  What is your mother going to say?

4.     According to the weather forecast, it’ll rain tomorrow/ it’s going to rain tomorrow.

5.       I’d like to call round and see you.  What are you doing/ What are you going to do in the mominal?

6.       I’ve got nothing to do tomorrow so I’ll get up late / I’m going to get up late.

7.       It’s my eighteenth birthday next month so I’m having a party / I’ll have a party.

8.   Why don’t you come with us? It’ll be a great trip /It’s going to be a great trip.

REPORTED SPEECH

1.         “Don’t re-enter the house!”

   The    firemen ___________________________________________________________

2.         “It would be a good idea for you to see a doctor”

   He     said___________________________________________________________

3.         “There has been a rumour (voce) that the President is ill”

   Jennifer told me___________________________________________________________

4.       ‘@’Shall you dance?”

   He   asked___________________________________________________________

5.       “Come and visit me at home tonight”

   My  friend___________________________________________________________

6.       “Me?  No, 1 didn’t take Sue’s calculator”

   He   denied___________________________________________________________

7.       “Don’t forget to buy some milk, Andy”

Andy’s mother told him___________________________________________________________

8. “In the end, I think I’ll take the brown pair”

Michael said___________________________________________________________

9. “The management claimed that all strikers have returned to work”

Jack told___________________________________________________________

10. “Why don’t you do anything?”

My mother asked me___________________________________________________________

11. “Does she like her new job?”

Jack wanted to know___________________________________________________________

12. “Would you like to come on holiday with me?”

He asked me___________________________________________________________

13. “You really must take a holiday”

My boss said___________________________________________________________

14. “We were driving home when we had an accident in front of the Post Office”

Michael said___________________________________________________________

 

THE OSTRICH

Read the article and complete with correct words.

The ostrich is the (1) bird in the world, and an adult can be more (2) 90 kilos.  Most wild ostriches live (3) southern Africa, but there are only a (4) of them left.  Like all birds, ostriches have wings, (5) they cannot fly.  They use (6) wings to help them turn when they are running.  Ostriches can run very fast, from 65 to 90 kilometres (7) hour, so it is very difficult (8) other animals to catch them. Baby ostriches are the same size as chickens and take about years to become adults.  Ostriches (9) plants and can live for many days.

                     1.            large              larger                         largest

                     2.            than               of                               like

                     3.            on                  in                               at

                     4.            few                 little                           lot

                     5.            or                   and                            but

                     6.            them              their                           its

                     7.            a                    an                              one

                     8.            for                  to                               by

                     9.            ate                 eats                            eat

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