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I.

Rewrite the following questions to make them indirect. Begin as indicated.

1. How did you become a DJ?


I was wondering ______________________________________.

2. When did you do your first gig?


Id be interested to know ______________________________________.

3. What does a clubber have to pay to see you perform?


Could you tell us ______________________________________?

4. Has anything ever gone wrong in a gig?


Would you mind telling us ______________________________________?

5. Do you plan to work with any famous group?


Wed like to know ______________________________________.

II.

Underline the correct form of the verb.


1. The tour guide advised the tourists not take/taking/to take too much money out with them.
2. The old man said he would love have/having/to have the chance to fly in an aeroplane
again.
3. The college only allows smoke/smoking/to smoke in the common room.
4. One of my cousins promised take/taking/to take me windisurfing with him as soon as Ive
finished studying.
5. I cant help smile/smiling/to smile when I see my dad playing tennis again.

III.

Fill in the gaps with the verb in parentheses in a suitable form (to or ing).
1. I forgot __________ (book) a table at the restaurant and it was full when we got there.
2. I regret not __________ (go) with my sister to France because she says it was a really great
trip.
3. When you go out tonight, remember __________ (put on) your coat. Its chilling out there!
4. Why dont you try __________ (take) these pills for your headache? They worked for me.

5. Will you stop __________ (make) that noise? Im trying to sleep.

IV.

Add an appropriate suffix to the root words to form the corresponding people : er, ist, eer, or, ant,
ee, ian. Write again the complete word.
1. Instruct

__________

2. Economic __________
3. Mountain __________
4. Electric __________
5. Entertain __________
6. Assist __________
7. Interview __________

2. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the gap in
the same line.

1. I didnt enjoy the film. The special effects were OK but the plot was rather dull and _____________.
INTEREST
2. Scream was probably the most _____________ film Ive ever seen. FRIGHTEN
3. Perhaps the most _____________ and convenient of all domestic appliances is the microwave oven.
USE
4. With a microwave oven, you can produce extremely _____________ meals at the touch of a button.
TASTE
5. The man we have to thank for this modern cooking miracle (the microwave oven) is _____________
Percy LeBaron Spencer. INVENT
6. There was some _____________ about who should be team captain. AGREE
7. His childish and _____________ behavior often gets him into trouble at school. MATURE
8. Susan is a driving _____________ in London. INSTRUCT
9. You certainly need to have a lot of _____________ to do this job. PATIENT
10. The parents, who had left the two young children alone in the house, were accused of being
_____________. RESPONSIBLE

I.

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the
word given. Do not change the word given.

1. It is not necessary to bring your coursebook to the class tomorrow.


NEED
You __________________________________________ your coursebook to the class tomorrow.
2. Im glad smoking is prohibited on public transport.
ALLOWED
Im glad you __________________________________________ on public transport.
3. Whats their expected time of arrival?
SUPPOSED
What time __________________________________________ arrive?
4. I dont think you should drink any more coffee.
BETTER
You __________________________________________ any more coffee.
5. You shouldnt be so impatient.
OUGHT
You __________________________________________ patience.
6. Im not allowed to stay out later tan 10 oclock.
LET
My parents __________________________________________ out later tan 10 oclock.
7. I always used to have to tidy my room on Saturday morning.
MAKE
My parents always __________________________________________ my room on Saturday
morning.
8. The science teacher made me clean all the test tubes.
MADE

I __________________________________________ all the test tubes by the science teacher.

Use of English.
1. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using
the word given. Do not change the word given.

1. There are more boys than girls in our class.


AS
There are ____________________________________________________ as boys in our class.
2.

It isnt necessary to bring your coursebook to the class tomorrow.

NEED
You __________________________________________ your coursebook to the class tomorrow.
3. I did far better than Chris in the exam.
MUCH
Chris ____________________________________________________ me in the exam.
4. The food was so delicious that I couldnt stop eating.
SUCH
It was ____________________________________________________ I couldnt stop eating.
5. We had such a lot of homework to do at the weekend!
SO
We had ____________________________________________________ to do at the weekend!
6.

Im glad smoking is prohibited on public transport.

ALLOWED
Im glad you __________________________________________ on public transport.
7.

I dont think you should drink any more coffee.

BETTER
You __________________________________________ any more coffee.
8.

Im not allowed to stay out later than 10 oclock.

LET
My parents __________________________________________ out later than 10 oclock.

9.

The science teacher made me clean all the test tubes.

MADE
I __________________________________________ all the test tubes by the science teacher.
10.

You shouldnt be so impatient.

OUGHT
You __________________________________________ patience.

Read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in
the gap in the same line.

A driving instructor.
Susan Bird, 57, is a driving (1) ________________ in South London.
I was working as a shop (2) ________________ and I realized I

1.

INSTRUCT

2.

ASSIST

3.

EXCITE

4.

ADVERTISE

5.

PATIENT

6.

ABLE

7.

ANNOY

8.

CARE

9.

BE

wanted to do something more (3) ________________. I saw an


(4) ________________ in the newspaper and I decided to apply.
That was over 20 years ago.
You certainly need to have a greta deal of (5) ________________
to do this job, as well as the (6) ________________ to repeat
things several times without getting (7) ________________.
Although they are sometimes accused of being bad drivers,
women tend to drive more (8) ________________ than men and

10. CONFIDENT

they dont mind (9) ________________ told what to do. Men,


on the other hand, usually have more (10) ________________,
but they arent very good listeners. Generally speaking, other drivers
understand what its like to be a (11) ________________ and are
very considrate. (12) ________________, however, some can be

11. LEARN
12. UNFORTUNA
TE
13. TOLERATE
14. ANGER
15. SATISFY

rather (13) ________________; I have been shouted at and insulted


by (14) ________________ drivers who havent been able to
ovetake. Its an extremely (15) ________________ job, though,
particularly when your students pass!
II.

Complete each of the following gaps with one word.

A new life.
Throughout (1) ________________ 1990s I worked (2) ________________ an accountant in a large furniture
factory in London. I had a responsible job and was earning (3) ________________ good living. Unfortunately,
the company wasnt doing so well, and in 1991 I was (4) ________________ redundant. My husband and I (5)
________________ always wanted to run (6) ________________ own business, and we both felt that now
was a good time to (7) ________________ a risk and do something different. Jonathan, my husband, gave (8)
________________ his well-paid but stressful job in the city and we bought a pub in a village near York.
It took (9) ________________ both quite a long time to (10) ________________ a much slower pace here, but
the people are friendlier than in London and we couldnt imagine going back (12) ________________ to live.
We still work as hard (13) ________________ we did before, but its so much more satisfying working for
yourself.