GRAMMAR 11 – Verb patterns

Association

1. Choose the correct verb form to complete the sentences

Translation

2. Translate the following sentence into English

Speak your grammar

3. Look at the picture and read aloud the sentences that you would use in the exam

1 –
• Do you think it’s a good idea buy her a dictionary?
• Do you think is a good idea buying her a dictionary?
• Do you think it’s a good idea to buy her a dictionary?

2 –
• Having a good-bye party would be great!
• Have a good-bye party would be great!
• To have a good by party would be great!

3 –
• She will probably enjoy take photos there, so why not?
• She will probably enjoy to take photos there, so why not?
• She will probably enjoy taking photos there, so why not?

4 –
• We can’t afford to buy a camera, it’s too expensive!
• We can’t afford buying a camera, it’s so expensive!
• We can’t afford buy a camera, it’s expensive enough!

Exam practice

4. Choose the correct option (A,B,C,D) to complete the text.

It was ____ (1) rainy day when John and Evelyn woke up. It had been raining ____ (2) 6am and it didn’t look as if it were going to stop any time soon. It was a ____ (3), because John and Evelyn had planned a lot of things to do that day. However, the rain didn’t get them down and decided to spend the morning cooking new recipes, ____ (4) they thought it would be a fun way to spend time together. They made a good team. Thanks ____ (5) John’s skill and Evelyn’s creativity, they made some elaborate dishes ____ (6) tasted delicious… How do I know? because they brought me a cake as a way to say “thank you for helping me when I most needed”.

Exam practice