Change the following four sentences into the third person singular:
1) Volunteers in Africa do wonderful things to help the local populations. (The volunteer...)
2) Letters arrive every morning by post. (A letter...)
3) They catch the train every day at 6.00pm. (He...)
4) Planes fly weekly between Madrid and Moscow. (A plane...)
Change the following four sentences into the question form:
5) Steve goes shopping with his wife on Friday evenings.
6) The English fry their food in margarine.
7) The computer breaks down very frequently.
8) Nick and Emma rarely watch television at the weekend.
Change the following four sentences into the negative form.
9) Sally washes her motorbike during her lunch hour.
10) People in this country like eating out in bars and restaurants.
11) Mary’s baby cries all day.
12) The Spanish love going to see bullfights.
Change these present tense sentences into the past simple tense. Replace words underlined by the words inside brackets:
a) The flight leaves Birmingham airport every morning at 9.45am. (yesterday)
b) John goes to see Mary at weekends. (last weekend)
c) I study my English verb tables every Wednesday. (last Wednesday)
d) We love going on holiday to the beach in summer. (last summer)
Change these past simple affirmative sentences to questions in the past simple tense, eg. Did...?
e) They went to see the new film by Almodovar last night.
f) The Town Hall sold all their official cars last week.
g) The children played football in the street on Saturday afternoon.
h) The hypermarket was open every Sunday during December.
Change these past simple sentences to negatives in the past simple. The verbs underlined should be put into the negative. ALWAYS use the contracted form, eg. didn't, weren't.
i) I caught the bus to work today. It was wet and cold again.
10) The world was a better place a hundred years ago. People enjoyed life more.
j) The computer worked perfectly this week. We were very happy with it.
k) I had a lovely shower in the hotel this morning. The water came out nice and hot.
complete with be going to
1) I Japanese at the University next year. (learn)
2) That man is very angry with the waiter. He without paying. (leave)
3) John and Mary dinner in an expensive restaurant this evening. (have)
4) What for your holidays this summer? (you do)
5) I that job today! I don't want to be unemployed any longer! (get)
6) I you ever again - I swear! (not hurt)
7) Look, the horses are at the starting gates. The race . (start)
8) Aunt Mary to see us next week. I'm looking forward to it. (come)
9) If you walk on my garden, I the police. (call)
10) "Do you think the sun ?" "I don't think so. It's still raining at the moment." (come out)