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					Present simple vs Present continuous                                                              Recupero */**

**2 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.                          5 Who drives / is driving your car? I can see it over
  1 Why do you look / are you looking at me like that?            there.
    Do you want / Are you wanting to talk to me?                6 Do you have / Are you having a mobile phone?
  2 Every morning I have / am having a shower, then I
    have / am having breakfast.                               **2 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del
  3 What do your parents talk / are your parents
                                                                   Present simple o del Present continuous.
    talking about? – I don’t know / am not knowing.             0 I know (know) Sarah very well, she’s one of my best
    But they usually talk / are talking about me.                 friends.
  4 Sally speaks / is speaking on the phone now. She            1 Suki _______________ (live) in the city, but only
    always calls / is calling her boyfriend at this time.         until she finishes her studies.
    They spend / are spending a lot of time on the              2 I _________________ (not understand) this exercise.
    phone.                                                        It’s quite difficult.
  5 Julie and I work / are working at the same bank. We         3 Food prices ____________ (get) more and more
    usually drive / are driving to work together. Today we        expensive these days.
    take / are taking the bus, because my husband uses / is     4 John’s brother __________ (love) his new school. He
    using my car.                                                 says it’s great.
                                                                5 Oh, be quiet. I _______________ (not believe) a
**3 Completa i mini-dialoghi con il Present simple o              word of what you’re saying.
    il Present continuous dei verbi tra parentesi.              6 Lessons _______________ (start) at 8 o’clock every
  1 A Why ________ (the baby / cry)? What’s wrong                 morning. Don’t be late.
    with him?
    B He always ______________ (cry) when he’s                **3 Individua le frasi che contengono errori e
    hungry.                                                        riscrivile in modo corretto.
  2 A Who’s that boy? He ___________ (talk) with your           0 Are you always getting home at five o’clock?
    girlfriend.                                                   Wrong. Do you always get home at five o’clock.
    B I _____________ (not know). But he                        1 Teachers often say that students don’t study enough.
    ____________ (not talk) with her ... he ___________         2 Mobile phones are becoming more sophisticated all
    (kiss) her! That’s typical. We always _______ (fight)         the time.
    when we are at a party.                                     3 My cousin is speaking four different languages.
  3 A __________________(you / read) a book at the              4 My English friend flies from London to Rome today.
    moment?                                                     5 The colour of the trees is always changing in October.
    B Yes, I __________ (read) a spy story but                  6 I hate going to my music lesson on Saturday
    I _____________ (not like) it.                                afternoon.
  4 A What _____________ (you / drink)?
    B It’s apple juice. It’s nice. I usually _________        **4 Completa il testo con la forma corretta (Present
    (drink) cola, but I’m ________ (try) to lose weight at         continuous o going to) dei verbi tra parentesi.
    the moment.                                                    The summer holidays start next week. I know exactly
  5 A What ___________ (Jane / do) at the weekends?                what I 0 am doing (do) in the first week. From
    B Well, she’s very active. She ________ (go) to the            Monday to Friday I 1______________ (do) a drama
    gym, I think, and she ________ (do) a lot of sport.            course and on Saturday evening we
    But this month she ________ (do) a cooking course              2
                                                                     _______________ (put) on a performance for our
    on Saturdays, so she __________ (not go) to the gym.           parents. After the performance we 3____________
                                                                   (have) a party for everyone on the course. During the
**1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.                             rest of the holiday I’m not so sure. I
                                                                   4
                                                                     ______________ (study) a lot but I don’t know when
  1 I am studying / study English nearly every day.
                                                                   exactly, and I 5________________ (go) shopping
  2 I usually go / am going to London once a year.
                                                                   with my friends on one Saturday if I have some
  3 My brother skis / is skiing in the Dolomites this
                                                                   money.
    weekend.
  4 How many people work / are working in this
    company?
                                                                  Leila Err yes, I 8____________ (ski) with Samuel, I
**5 Completa il testo con la forma corretta (Present                    arranged it last week. The pistes 9____________
     continuous o going to) dei verbi nel riquadro.                     (open) at 8.00 a.m. so we 10_____________
           relax • have • go • spend • start • meet • do                (leave) early. Sorry!

     Next week we 0 are doing exams all week at school,         **3 Completa i mini-dialoghi con un verbo
     it’s on the timetable. The exams                               appropriato alla forma corretta (Present simple,
     1
       ________________ at 9 o’clock every morning. We              Present continuous o going to).
     2
       _______________ five exams, one every day. One             1 A What time __________ the maths lesson
     good things is that the afternoons are free so I can do        ________?
     what I want. I haven’t got any fixed plans but I think I       B The timetable says it ___________ at 10.30,
     3
       ______________ swimming after the exam, then I               immediately after the French lesson.
     4
       _____________ the evening studying for the next            2 A What time are you ____________ lunch today?
     day.                                                           B At 12, but I only _______ half an hour because I
     At 6 o’clock this evening I 5__________                        _______ home early this evening.
     Petra to study for the exam on Monday. One thing I           3 A What _______ you __________ when you finish
     know for sure is that after the exams                          school next year?
     I 6____________ for the rest of the summer.                    B I ______________ as a secretary in a big company.
                                                                    What about you?
**1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.                              A I _____________________ , I think I
  1 We get / are getting / are going to get the train this          _______________ to university instead.
    afternoon.
  2 The timetable says the train leaves / is leaving / is
    going to leave at 8 o’clock.                                **4 Traduci.
  3 The weather forecast said it rains / is raining / is          1 Sabato prossimo io e Betty giochiamo a calcio con la
    going to rain this afternoon.                                   nostra squadra alle 3.
  4 We visit / are visiting / are going to visit London             ___________________________________________
    one day in the future.                                          ___________________________________________
  5 Hurry up, the lesson starts / is starting / is going to       2 Che cosa fai venerdì sera? Esci con Kate o vieni in
    start at 9 o’clock as usual.                                    discoteca con noi?
  6 These jeans are dirty, I wash / am washing / am                 ___________________________________________
    going to wash them.                                             ___________________________________________
                                                                  3 Vado a Londra domani. L’aereo parte alle 14.
**2 Completa il dialogo con la forma corretta                       ___________________________________________
     (Present continuous o going to) dei verbi tra                  ___________________________________________
     parentesi.                                                   4 Stasera cucino io per la famiglia. Ho tutti gli
  Sarah Hello Leila, what are you doing?                            ingredienti.
  Leila We’re cleaning everything because we 0 are                  ___________________________________________
        moving (move) house tomorrow.                               ___________________________________________
        The removal men 1___________ (arrive) at 8                5 Mi trovo con Valeria dopo il corso di pittura.
        o’clock tomorrow morning.                                   ___________________________________________
  Sarah 2____________ (you / move) everything tomorrow?             ___________________________________________
        You’ve got a lot of things!
  Leila We 3_____________ (take) as many things as               *1 Completa il dialogo con should/shouldn’t e i
        possible and then we                                        verbi tra parentesi.
        4
          _________ (put) the rest of the things in the           A I have to take my driving test next month. Can you
        garage if we can. The new people 5____________              give me some suggestions?
        (come) in on Monday morning, so we are                    B Yes, you 0 should have (have) some lessons with a
        6
          ___________ (not leave) anything in the house.            professional instructor before the test. And you
         7                                                          1
  Sarah ______________ (you / do) anything tomorrow?                  ______________ (learn) the rules of the road very
                                                                    well!
  A 2_______________ (I / talk) to the examiner during          **4 Completa il testo con should / shouldn’t e i verbi
    the test?                                                        nel riquadro.
  B No, you 3____________________ (concentrate) on                         look for • listen • try • practice • have • get
    the road. And you 4________________ (not drive)                                     • plan • buy • worry
    too fast because it’s dangerous.
  A 5______________ (I / learn) to park the car?                  A My brother is going to New York next week with his
  B Yes, you 6_______________ . That’s very important.              girlfriend. Can you give him some advice?
  A 7___________________ (my sister / come) with me?              B Well he 0 should practice English as much as possible
  B No, she 8________________ . And you                             before he leaves. He 1__________________ to some
    9
      ____________ (not listen) to the radio when you are           American radios so that he can understand the
    doing the test.                                                 American accent.
  A OK, thanks. I 10____________ (pass) the exam                  A 2_________________ a tourist guidebook before he
    because I’m a very good driver.                                 goes?
                                                                  B Yes, he 3______________ . That’s a good idea. He
                                                                    4
**4 Traduci.                                                          _____________ the things he wants to see before he
                                                                    goes. New York is very big so he
  1 Devo prendere i biglietti per il concerto domani.               5
                                                                      ________________ to see everything, it would be
  2 Agli studenti non è permesso di correre nei corridoi.
                                                                    impossible.
  3 Dobbiamo cercare di essere più amichevoli con Anna
                                                                  A His girlfriend said they 6_______________ insurance
    e i suoi amici.
                                                                    for the trip. Do you think this is important?
  4 Quando dobbiamo consegnare i compiti?
                                                                  B Yes, it is. They 7__________________ some very
  5 Se volete guardare il film non dovete fare tanto
                                                                    good insurance because doctors are very expensive.
    rumore.
                                                                    But they 8_________________ too much, New York
  6 Perché devo andare ancora dal dentista?
                                                                    is quite a safe city now.
                                                                  A OK, thanks for the advice. They
**3 Abbina i problemi (1-8) ai suggerimenti nel                     9
                                                                      ___________________ a really good time.
      riquadro e scrivi una frase usando
      should/shouldn’t.
                                                                **2 Scrivi delle frasi usando i suggerimenti e
             save more • drive so fast • do some sport               must/mustn’t.
             • eat chips and hamburgers • talk in class
              • join a swimming club • tell the teacher           0 My mother / say / I / go to school.
                  • go to the disco • go to bed earlier              My mother says I must go to school.
                                                                  1 I / be more careful / in the future.
  0   I’m really tired.         You should go to bed earlier.        ___________________________________________
  1   I don’t have much money. _____________________              2 We / not disturb her / she / not feel / well.
  2   I’m not very fit. ______________________________               ___________________________________________
  3   I’m getting fat. ______________________________             3 They / clean the house / because / it / really dirty.
  4   I don’t listen to my teacher. ____________________             ___________________________________________
  5   I don’t like loud music. ________________________           4 We / eat / in the school canteen?
  6   I’m really good at swimming. ___________________               ___________________________________________
  7   I don’t feel well____________________________               5 You / not take / my things / without asking.
  8 I crashed my car last week. _____________________                ___________________________________________
                                                                  6 You / not leave / valuable things / in you hotel room.
                                                                     ___________________________________________
                                                                  7 What time / we / be / at the bus station?
                                                                     ___________________________________________
                                                                  8 You / speak / English / you / be / in London.
                                                                     ___________________________________________
                                                                  9 How much money / I / pay / for the holiday?
                                                                     ___________________________________________
                                                                  10 I / not forget / to switch off / my mobile phone.
                                                                     ___________________________________________
                                                                 **3 Completa le frasi con must/mustn’t e i verbi nel
**4 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta dei verbi                 riquadro.
     tra parentesi.                                                         meet • come • go • listen • give • stop • drive
  0 We must give (must / give) our homework to the                                      • leave • do • open
    teacher on Friday morning.
  1 Your brother and my friend Mary _______ (should /              0 I must give my homework to the teacher tomorrow
    go) to the concert together.                                     morning.
  2 Why _____________ (we / should / be) nice to him?              1 We ____________ the party early. My parents are
    He is always horrible to us.                                     coming home at 10 o’clock.
  3 You ____________ (can / not change) your money                 2 You ____________ your present before your
    here, this is not a bank.                                        birthday.
  4 This is a really important secret so you ________              3 In Italy you ____________ on the left.
    (must / not tell) anyone.                                      4 You ____________ to your teacher if you want to
  5 What _________ (we / can / give) her for her                     pass the exam.
    birthday? Have you got any ideas?                              5 You ____________ and visit me when you come to
  6 People ___________ (should / not / believe) what the             England. I’d love to see you.
    newspapers say.                                                6 ____________ we ________ to rehearsal for the
  7 How _____________ (we / should / do) this exercise?              concert?
    Individually or with a partner?                                7 Why __________ we always _______ so much
                                                                     homework?
                                                                   8 If you can’t find your hotel you ____________
                                                                     someone and ask.
**1 Completa le frasi con i verbi modali nel                       9 Where __________ we ____________ for the school
     riquadro.
                                                                     trip?
      must • mustn’t • should • shouldn’t • can • can’t • have
                         to • don’t have to                      **2 Completa il testo con have to/don’t have to
                                                                      seguendo le informazioni nel riquadro.
  0 You should do your homework now, then you’ll have
    more time to do what you want later.                                • work long hours                     3
  1 You ___________ come to my party, I insist,                         • get up early                        3
    everyone will miss you if you don’t come.                           • work the same hours every day       7
  2 The girls ___________ go swimming if they don’t                     • wear a uniform                      3
    want to, they can play on the beach instead.                        • be fit                              3
                                                                        • work in an office                   7
  3 Unfortunately I ___________ go to the meeting
                                                                        • be brave                            3
    because I’m not going to be here.
                                                                        • be ready for anything               3
  4 I ___________ start work early most days, but that’s
    OK, I like getting up early.
                                                                      I’m a policeman so I 0 have to work long hours.
  5 You ___________ go into the head teacher’s office,
                                                                      I usually 1__________ get up very early but
    it’s private and you’ll get into trouble.
                                                                      I 2___________ work at the same time every day so
  6 Peter ___________ cut his hair so short, it doesn’t
                                                                      sometimes I can get up later. I 3___________ wear a
    look good on him.
                                                                      uniform for my job and I do a lot of walking because I
  7 I ___________ lend you some money if you need                     4
                                                                        ___________ be very fit.
    some, pay me back later, don’t worry.
                                                                      I 5___________ work in an office which is good
                                                                      because I like being outside. Sometimes my friends
                                                                      say to me ‘6______ you ___________ to be very
                                                                      brave to be a policeman?’ I tell them that it helps to
                                                                      be brave and you 7___________ be ready for anything
                                                                      at anytime.
                                                             **3 Abbina le frasi 1-8 alle frasi a-h.
**3 Completa il testo con i verbi modali adeguati.             1   You shouldn’t open the door.                        d
                          0
When you go abroad, you should try to learn a little of        2   You mustn’t open that door.                       ___
    the language before you go. Some people 1_______           3   You can buy tickets from lots of places.          ___
    pick up other languages quite quickly, but other           4   You have to buy tickets at the box office.        ___
    people just 2__________ .
                                                               5   You must go to the doctor.                        ___
    If you are one of these people, you 3_________
    worry too much, but you 4________ make sure                6   You should go to the doctor.                      ___
    someone else in your party speaks the language a           7   You can’t take photos here.                       ___
    little. Of course, when you travel abroad you              8   You don’t have to take photos now.                ___
    5
      __________ take money and a credit card with
    you, you 6______ do anything without these. You            a You can take photos now but maybe you will get
    7
      __________ take cash if you don’t want to, you
    8                                                            better photos later.
      _______ take travellers cheques to change at the
    bank. If you do this you 9_________ present some           b Tickets are on sale only at the box office.
    identification and you 10____________ sign the             c Maybe the doctor can give you some medicine to
    cheque in front of the cashier. Your signature               make you feel better.
    11
       ___________ always be the same so you                   d If you open the door the cold air will come in.
    12
       ____________ change it, or you won’t get your           e Tickets are on sale in shops and banks.
    money.
                                                               f It’s illegal to take photos in this museum because it
                                                                 damages the pictures.
**4 Traduci.                                                   g That door is an emergency exit, if you open it the
  1 Non devi andare negli Stati Uniti senza visto.               alarm will go off.
     ___________________________________________               h Only the doctor can help you. If you don’t go you
     ___________________________________________                 won’t feel better.
   2 Julia ha detto che non può giocare a pallavolo oggi
     perché deve andare a trovare sua zia.                   **2 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta dei verbi
     ___________________________________________
                                                                   modali tra parentesi.
     ___________________________________________               0 Most people have to (have to) work on Sunday and
   3 Non dovresti fumare, non fa bene alla salute.               they can’t (can) have time off during the week.
     ___________________________________________               1 Football players ________ (should) go out to discos
     ___________________________________________                 before a match because they ________ (have to) feel
   4 I ragazzi possono giocare a calcio finché la cena non       fit the next day.
     sarà pronta.                                              2 You ___________ (should) stay for a bit longer, you
     ___________________________________________                 ___________ (have to) go already, do you?
     ___________________________________________               3 I ____________ (must) phone Rob but
  5 Secondo me dovresti andare dal medico se non ti senti        I _______ (can) remember his phone number.
     bene.                                                     4 You ______________ (must) drive fast down this
     ___________________________________________                 road because you ____________ (can) see what is
     ___________________________________________                 around the corner.
  6 Non è necessario pagare adesso, possiamo pagare            5 You _____________ (have to) work on Saturday
     quando usciamo.                                             evening so you _____________ (should) say you’ll
     ___________________________________________                 go to the party.
     ___________________________________________               6 I _________ (must) finish this exercise so you
                                                                 _____________ (can) go out.
                                                               7 I _________ (have to) go now but I ________ (can)
                                                                 phone you later if you want to talk some more.
                                                                  **3 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta (base
                                                                      form, -ing form o infinito) dei verbi tra
**1 Inserisci i verbi nel riquadro nella colonna                      parentesi.
     corretta della tabella. Alcuni verbi possono                   1 I would like ______ (go) to the cinema this evening.
     essere inseriti in più di una colonna.                         2 My best friend can _________ (dance) really well,
     like • hate • can • want • enjoy • prefer • manage • can’t       she’s the local latin dance champion.
      stand • love • hope • would like • need • could • must •      3 We really enjoy _________ (ski) on a beautiful sunny
                    seem • should • decide • mind                     day.
                                                                    4 My little brother can’t stand _________ (go) to the
      followed by to       followed by         followed by            dentist.
           form             -ing form        verb without to        5 Angela and Mark should _________ (go out) more
                                                                      often. They are always at home.
           like                need                can
                                                                    6 John likes _________ (play) tennis and _________
                                                                      (ride) his bicycle.
                                                                    7 He decided _________ (leave) Milan because there is
                                                                      too much traffic.
                                                                    8 I hope _________ (be) an astronaut when I’m older.

                                                                  **4 Scrivi frasi complete usando i suggerimenti.
                                                                    0 I / manage / finish / homework / last night.
                                                                      I managed to finish my homework last night.
                                                                    1 Company directors / hate / lose / money.
                                                                      ___________________________________________
                                                                    2 Sharon and Sam / must / leave / before midnight.
                                                                      ___________________________________________
                                                                    3 The exams / seem/ get / more difficult / every year.
                                                                      ___________________________________________
**2 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta. In alcuni casi               4 Our class / would like / have/ a party / at the end of
     più di una alternativa è corretta.                               term.
  1 Do you mind opening / to open / open the window?                  ___________________________________________
  2 My brother decided going / to go / go to the USA for            5 If you / not like / spiders / avoid / go / into the garden
     three months.                                                    shed.
  3 I need seeing / to see / see you later.                           ___________________________________________
  4 Can you coming / to come / come to the station to               6 I / not mind / wait / for you / if / you / hurry up.
     meet us?                                                         ___________________________________________
  5 The twins didn’t want going / to go / go to the party           7 We / could / make / a pizza / for everyone.
     together.                                                        ___________________________________________
  6 Janet must being / to be / be your sister, you look
     very similar.                                                 *1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
  7 Teacher’s love giving / to give / give students
                                                                    1 What’s the name of the boy whose / that phone you
     homework.
                                                                      found?
  8 Most people seem working / to work / work more
                                                                    2 A nurse is a person who / where looks after people in
     now than in the past.
                                                                      hospital.
  9 I hate shopping / to shop / shop on Saturdays, there
                                                                    3 Where is the cinema whose / that is showing the film
     are too many people in town.
                                                                      you want to see?
  10 A Would you like to go / going / go to the cinema?
                                                                    4 Rome is a city who / which has a lot of interesting
     B No, I prefer watching / watch / to watch a DVD at
                                                                      things.
     home.
                                                                    5 This is the sports centre where / that we come for
                                                                      training.
                                                                    6 The girl which / that sent me the message is in my
                                                                      class.
  7 I live next door to the man who / which repairs cars.
  8 The teacher whose / who class is on Wednesday is Mr
    Granite.                                                 **4 Completa il testo con i pronomi relativi corretti.
                                                                  Dove possibile, ometti il pronome.
**2 Completa le frasi con un pronome relativo e le             I grew up in an old Northern town in England 0 where
      espressioni nel riquadro.                                not many people go to university. Luckily, my life was
          •I   spent my childhood has changed completely       different from a lot of my friends 1__________ parents
                            • were   on the table              only wanted them to get a job and have a family. When I
                           •
                                                               was about 14, a teacher 2__________ worked in my
                               starred in the film
                                                               school told me that doing well at school would make a
                   • are friendly    and try to help you
                                                               difference to my whole life and the advice 3__________
                       • you     had in your wallet
                                                               she gave me was very good. From then on I worked
                     • bags     were in the classroom
                                                               hard. I didn’t enjoy all the subjects 4__________ we had
                  • Marty      gave wasn’t very exciting       to study, but
                   • you   can buy anything you want           I tried my best and I passed all my exams. Then I went to
                       • is    in the shop window              a university 5__________ I studied physics and made a
                   • belongs     to Mark in the car park       lot of friends
                                                               6
                                                                 __________ liked studying too. I still remember that
  0   Are those the keys which were on the table?
                                                               teacher 7__________ advice made such a difference to
  1   I like people___________________________ .
                                                               my life.
  2   I want to buy the chair __________________ .
  3   London is a place ______________________ .
  4   This is the boy_________________________ .              *1 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del Past
  5   The party_____________________________ .                    continuous dei verbi tra parentesi.
  6   Who was the actor_____________________ ?                 0 I was going (go) home when dog started running after
  7   The town_____________________________ .                    me.
  8   Where is the money____________________ ?                 1 The students _____________ (work) hard when the
  9   John saw the car_______________________ .                  head teacher came in.
                                                               2 I ____________ (not use) the computer when the
**3 Completa le frasi con i pronomi relativi nel                 lights went off.
      riquadro. I pronomi possono essere usati più             3 _______ Clare __________ (do) her exercises when
      volte.                                                     the phone rang?
                  who • where • which • that • whose           4 When the fireworks started John and Paul
                                                                 __________ (talk) in the bar.
  1   This is the girl ____ lives next door to me.
                                                               5 Who ____________ you ____________ (help) when
  2   The park _______ I go running is next to the school.
                                                                 I saw you?
  3   The book _______ is on the desk is mine.
                                                               6 She ______________ (listen) to music when the fire
  4   The students _______ parents are waiting in the car
                                                                 alarm went off.
      park can go.
                                                               7 They ______________ (not do) anything when the
  5   Don’t you like the computer games _______ are free
                                                                 police arrived.
      online?
  6   The house _______ Susie lives is full of ghosts.
                                                             **2 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.
  7   I don’t know the man _______ came to the door.
  8   Is that the phone _________ costs 500 euros?             1 I / arrived / cake / a / when / was making / my / friend.
                                                                 ___________________________________________
                                                               2 People / exploded / when / bomb / were walking
                                                                 down / the / the / road.
                                                                 ___________________________________________
                                                               3 burglar / the / cat / sleeping / when / Was / the /
                                                                 window / came / in / the?
                                                                 ___________________________________________
                                                               4 The / wasn’t / him / signing / actor / autographs / I /
                                                                 when / saw.
  ___________________________________________                       songs on my MP3 so that I can learn some more English.
  5 we / the / doctor / waiting / While / to / see / were / I /       What 8______ you _________? 9______ you
    fell asleep.                                                    _______ your homework? You 10_____________ some
    ___________________________________________                       problems with the math homework when
  6 did / shopping / you / see / Who / while / you / were?            I phoned you.
    ___________________________________________
  7 were / They / started / running / when / it / to / rain /     **4 Scrivi frasi complete al Past continuous usando i
    home.                                                              suggerimenti.
    ___________________________________________                     0 He / walk / past the window / when / he / hear / the
  8 were / teacher / not / talking / angry / We / when / the          music.
    / got.                                                            He was walking past the window when he heard the
    ___________________________________________                       music.
                                                                    1 While / they / sit / in the station / the train / leave.
                                                                      ___________________________________________
**1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.                              2 He / write / an opera / when/ he / stay / in Paris.
                                                                      ___________________________________________
  1 My brother was going / went to work when he was                 3 The moon / shine / when / we / go / for a walk.
     crashing / crashed his car.                                      ___________________________________________
  2 The teachers had / were having a coffee when a fire             4 What / you / do / at 9 o’clock / last night?
     was breaking out / broke out.                                    ___________________________________________
  3 While I walked / was walking along our road I was               5 The children / not look / when / he / take / the photo.
     seeing / saw a thief break into a house.                         ___________________________________________
  4 The storm was beginning / began when we watched                 6 the musicians / already / play / when / you / arrive?
     / were watching television.                                      ___________________________________________
  5 Mark didn’t play / wasn’t playing football when he              7 When the accident / happen / he / not watch / the road.
     was breaking / broke his leg.                                    ___________________________________________
  6 I listened / was listening to my MP3 player so I
     wasn’t hearing / didn’t hear the phone ring.
  7 Were you going / Did you go to school when I was
     seeing / saw you yesterday?                                  **2 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.
  8 They didn’t listen / weren’t listening to the teacher           1 was / for / glasses / note / looking / my / pound / when
     when he was asking / asked the question.                         / I / found / I / a / fifty.
  9 What were you thinking / did you think about when                 ___________________________________________
     you fell / were falling into the hole?                         2 doing / when / I / you / night / came / last / round / to /
  10 While the musicians played / were playing the stage              What / your / were / house?
     was falling / fell down.                                         ___________________________________________
                                                                    3 queen / the / was / fell / corridor / when / along / her /
                                                                      walking / The / crown / off.
**3 Completa il testo con la forma corretta del Past
     continuous dei verbi nel riquadro.                               ___________________________________________
                                                                    4 ex-husband / was / cooking / lunch / Jane / when /
                         try • watch • listen (x2)                    arrived / at / the / her / door.
                     •   say • have (x2) • do (x3)                    ___________________________________________
                                                                    5 children / when / playing / rain / in / The / the / park /
     When you called last night I 1_____________
                                                                      it / were / started / to.
     anything special. I 2__________ to music and my
                                                                      ___________________________________________
     Mum and Dad 3 ___________ television. My sister
     4
                                                                    6 not broke / being / was / silly / I / when / I / the / vase.
       ___________ an argument with her boyfriend, but I
     5
                                                                      ___________________________________________
       ______________ to what they
     6
       __________________ because they always argue. I
     7
       __________ to understand that words of the English
                                                                 **1          Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
                                                              1 My brother was going / went to work when he was
                                                                 crashing / crashed his car.
**3 Completa il dialogo con la forma corretta del             2 The teachers had / were having a coffee when a fire
    Past simple o del Past continuous dei verbi tra              was breaking out / broke out.
    parentesi.                                                3 While I walked / was walking along our road I was
  A I 1____________ (climb) the tree yesterday, when my          seeing / saw a thief break into a house.
    mum 2____________ (shout) to me. I was so                 4 The storm was beginning / began when we watched
    surprised I 3____________ (fall) out and                     / were watching television.
    4
      ____________ (break) my leg.                            5 Mark didn’t play / wasn’t playing football when he
  B Well, I 5____________ (wash) the windows of my               was breaking / broke his leg.
    house, the wind 6____________ (blow) and it               6 I listened / was listening to my MP3 player so I
    7
     ____________ (rain) quite hard. The bad weather             wasn’t hearing / didn’t hear the phone ring.
    8
     ____________ (make) me loose my balance and I            7 Were you going / Did you go to school when I was
    9
     ____________ (fall) off the ladder and                      seeing / saw you yesterday?
    10
       ____________ (break) my leg too.                       8 They didn’t listen / weren’t listening to the teacher
  A Is that why you 11____________ (sing) when they              when he was asking / asked the question.
    12
       ____________ (bring) you into hospital last night,     9 What were you thinking / did you think about when
    because your leg 13____________ (hurt) so much?              you fell / were falling into the hole?
  B I don’t remember that, I 14____________ (bang) my         10 While the musicians played / were playing the stage
    head so I 15____________ (not know) what was                 was falling / fell down.
    happening. 16____________ (be) you already here
    when I 17____________ (arrive) yesterday?               **2 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.
  A Yes, I 18____________ (be). You 19___________             1 was / for / glasses / note / looking / my / pound / when
    (sing) very loudly when you 20____________ (arrive)         / I / found / I / a / fifty.
    but then luckily you 21____________ (stop) when             ___________________________________________
    they 22____________ (give) you an injection.              2 doing / when / I / you / night / came / last / round / to /
                                                                What / your / were / house?
**4 Traduci.                                                    ___________________________________________
  1 Pioveva forte quando sono uscito di casa.                 3 queen / the / was / fell / corridor / when / along / her /
     __________________________________________                 walking / The / crown / off.
     __________________________________________                 ___________________________________________
   2 Quando John si è fatto male alla mano stavo              4 ex-husband / was / cooking / lunch / Jane / when /
     lavorando con lui.                                         arrived / at / the / her / door.
     __________________________________________                 ___________________________________________
     __________________________________________               5 children / when / playing / rain / in / The / the / park /
   3 Mentre andavo al centro sportivo ho visto Justin e         it / were / started / to.
     Lucy insieme.                                              ___________________________________________
     __________________________________________               6 not broke / being / was / silly / I / when / I / the / vase.
     __________________________________________                 ___________________________________________
   4 Non stavo guardando il film quando hai chiamato.
     __________________________________________
     __________________________________________
   5 Che cosa stavi facendo quando hai perso la borsa?
     __________________________________________
  __________________________________________
  my mum 2____________ (shout) to me. I was so                   **3 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.
    surprised I 3____________ (fall) out and
    4                                                              1 When / school / I / finish / to / I / going / am / get / a /
      ____________ (break) my leg.
                                                                     job
  B Well, I 5____________ (wash) the windows of my
                                                                   2 nurses / The / are / going / to / not / arrive / 7 o’clock /
    house, the wind 6____________ (blow) and it
    7                                                                before
     ____________ (rain) quite hard. The bad weather
    8                                                              3 Cars / not / will / cheaper / be / in / future / the
     ____________ (make) me loose my balance and I
    9                                                              4 Karen / Is / going / speak to / to / the / policeman / ?
     ____________ (fall) off the ladder and
    10                                                             5 I / think / will / dress / great / look / on / this / you
       ____________ (break) my leg too.
                                                                   6 you / the / buy / Will / a / new / phone / you / if / have
  A Is that why you 11____________ (sing) when they
    12                                                               / money / ?
       ____________ (bring) you into hospital last night,
    because your leg 13____________ (hurt) so much?
  B I don’t remember that, I 14____________ (bang) my
                                                                 **4 Completa le frasi con will o going to e i verbi tra
                                                                      parentesi.
    head so I 15____________ (not know) what was
    happening. 16____________ (be) you already here                0 Come to my party, you will make (make) lots of new
    when I 17____________ (arrive) yesterday?                        friends.
  A Yes, I 18____________ (be). You 19___________                  1 We ________________ (meet) Laura after the lesson.
    (sing) very loudly when you 20____________ (arrive)              I spoke to her earlier.
    but then luckily you 21____________ (stop) when                2 ________ they _________ (not find) us here in the
    they 22____________ (give) you an injection.                     restaurant. It’s very busy.
                                                                   3 We ____________ (not leave) until you arrive.
**4 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.                    4 They _______________ (not go) on holiday because
                                                                     they don’t have enough money.
  1 mum / My / is / an / English / the / doing / course / at /
                                                                   5 It __________________ (rain) later. Those clouds are
    moment
                                                                     very big.
  2 match / Are / watching / the / they / football / ?
  3 In / to / the / lots / summer / of / go / the / people /
    beach
                                                                   **5 Completa le frasi con will o going to e i verbi nel
  4 doesn’t / The / teacher / our / new / names / know /
                                                                   riquadro.
    yet
                                                                          repair • phone • help • wear • call • do • cook
  5 Susan / isn’t / exams / well / very / because / of /                                    • stay • go
    sleeping / her
  6 live / Do / you / the / school / near / ?
                                                                   0 There’s no bread. – OK, I ’ll go to the shop.
**5 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del                    1 Alessio has just come back from the States.
     Present simple o del Present continuous.                        – Oh good, I _______________ him this evening.
  0 She always goes (go) skating on Sundays.                       2 I don’t understand this exercise.
  1 Who is that blond boy? He ____________________                   – Don’t worry, I ______________ my sister. She
    (talk) to your sister, look.                                     _________ you.
  2 I ____________ (do) my homework every day at the               3 I bought these shoes last week.
    same time.                                                       – They’re lovely, when ______ you _______ them?
  3 We ______________________ (watch) a film so be                 4 What _______ you ___________ tonight?
    quiet, please.                                                   – I think I ___________ at home. What about you?
  4 Sunny weather _________________ (make) me feel                 5 Why are you buying all that food?
    happy.                                                           – Because I ______________ dinner for everyone this
  5 Why ____________________ (John / sing)? Has he                   evening.
    got his exam results?                                          6 His car has broken down. ______ he ________ it
  6 More and more people _____________ (use) Internet                himself?
      to do their shopping.                                          – Yes, he trained as a mechanic.
                                                                        **3         Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
**2 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.                      1 We get / will get home late if we go / will go to the
  1 we / don’t use / will / less / future / plastic, / If / we /       disco.
    have / problems / in / the                                       2 If she doesn’t do / won’t do more exercise, she’ll put
    ___________________________________________                        on / put on weight.
  2 will / How / everyone / where / them / know / we / are           3 If my favourite group plays / will play a concert in
    / if / we / tell / don’t / ?                                       London, I’ll go / go to see them.
    ___________________________________________                      4 I study / ’ll study law at university if I’ll pass / pass
  3 People / if / pay / want / to / match / for / the / see / on       my exams.
    / TV / they / will / have / to / it                              5 Who will you go / you go to the party with if you will
    ___________________________________________                        go / go?
  4 some / the / is / open, / shop / will / you / buy / If /         6 I’ll buy / buy the scooter in the window if my mum
    bread / ?                                                          ’ll lend / lends me the money.
    ___________________________________________                      7 If you will have / have enough time, where will you
  5 bedroom / see / will / the / painting / if / Who / you /           go / you go on holiday?
    put / it / your / in / ?
    ___________________________________________                    **4 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del First
  6 you / will / train / as / a / computer / If / programmer, /         conditional dei verbi tra parentesi.
    more / easily / you / find / a / job                             0 If the weather is (be) good, I will go (go) walking
    ___________________________________________                        tomorrow.
  7 habits, / don’t / If / our / we / won’t / stop / we /            1 If you __________ (come) to my birthday party, you
    change / global warming                                            ______ (see) everyone.
    ___________________________________________                      2 If John __________ (practice) a lot, he
                                                                       ____________ (get) his driving license.
**3 Completa le frasi con i pronomi indefiniti nel                   3 If the students_________ (be) noisy, they
     riquadro.                                                         _____________ (not have) a break.
               anybody • anything • nothing • everything             4 If the actors _____________ (not arrive) soon, we
           •   nowhere • nobody • somebody • something                 _________ (cancel) the show.
                       • everybody • anywhere                        5 If box office ___________ (be) closed, we ________
                                                                       (buy) our ticket somewhere else.
                                                                     6 They ______________ (get) him to hospital in time if
  0 Can anybody who wants a ticket put their hands up?
                                                                       the helicopter _________ (land) here.
  1 ________________ in my family loves ice cream.
                                                                     7 We _____________ (have) a longer holiday if the
  2 Have we got ________________ we need for the
                                                                       school ___________ (close) early.
    holidays?
  3 There was ________________ in the room,
    I could hear him singing.
  4 Did ________________ interesting happen while I
                                                                   **2 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
    was away?                                                        1 He lives in a very poor country where nobody /
  5 I need to find ________________ to give Angela for                 anybody / somebody has enough to eat.
    her birthday.                                                    2 I’ve been working all week now and anything /
  6 I can’t go ________________ , I don’t feel very well.              something / everything is ready for the party.
  7 We can’t escape, there’s _____________ to go.                    3 I’ve looked in the fridge and there isn’t something /
  8 ________________ I know has been to the Moon.                      everything / anything to eat.
                                                                     4 The teacher said that there is nothing / everything /
  9 I couldn’t find anything I liked so I came home with               anything to do for homework.
     ____________ .                                                  5 That new advert seems to be somewhere /
                                                                       everywhere / anywhere at the moment.
                                                                     6 I’ve lost my bag. Can you see it everywhere /
                                                                       anywhere / nowhere?
                                                                     7 When I was in London I met somebody / everybody /
                                                                       anybody from my home town.
  8 There isn’t everybody / nobody / anybody who can                      **3      Quattro delle seguenti frasi
     do the job as well as you can.                                       contengono un errore. Individuale e riscrivile in
  9 Nowhere / Anywhere / Everywhere in the world is                       modo corretto.
     as beautiful as Italy.                                            1 The students have been in England since Sunday.
  10 Somebody / Anybody / Nobody must have seen the                      ___________________________________________
     latest film.                                                      2 They’ve been at the school since four days.
                                                                         ___________________________________________
                                                                       3 We’ve been in this museum since five hours. I’m
**4 Completa le frasi con un pronome indefinito.                         bored.
  0 I can’t find my keys anywhere.                                       ___________________________________________
  1 Does ______________ know where we are going to                     4 I’ve wanted to come to the wax museum since I was a
    meet?                                                                little girl.
  2 I think Sam lives _________________ near here.                       ___________________________________________
  3 James has brought _________________ to show the                    5 We haven’t eaten anything for this morning.
    teacher.                                                             ___________________________________________
  4 I’d like to talk to ______________ in the class. Yes,              6 Our teacher said to wait here for a few minutes.
    all the students.                                                    ___________________________________________
  5 He’s so clever. He knows _____________ about                       7 We’ve had three lessons for 9 o’clock.
    history.                                                             ___________________________________________
  6 __________ knows what happened. It’s a complete                    8 The class worked in pairs for a few minutes.
    mystery.                                                             ___________________________________________
  7 There is _____________ in the fridge, it’s completely
    empty.                                                           **4 Scrivi frasi complete con il Present perfect e for o
  8 I’ve looked for my bag ______________ and
                                                                          since usando i suggerimenti.
    I can’t find it.                                                   0 I / live / here / my son / born
  9 ________________ should tell Jane it was a joke,                     I’ve lived here since my son was born.
    she’s very upset.                                                  1 Nobody / go / to school / Tuesday
                                                                         ___________________________________________
                                                                       2 There / be / life on Earth / about 4 billion years
**2 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.                          ___________________________________________
                                                                       3 Italy / be / a republic / 1946
  1 you / have / Who / invited / the / already / party / to / ?
                                                                         ___________________________________________
  2 I’m / shops / because / I’ve / tired / come back / just /
                                                                       4 I / work / the same company / 10 years
    from / the
                                                                         ___________________________________________
  3 isn’t / to / possible / to / yet / It / other / stars / travel
                                                                       5 I / not seen / my cousin / August
  4 country / you / ever / Have / a / lived / in / foreign / ?
                                                                         ___________________________________________
  5 already / birthday / my / I’ve / presents / opened
                                                                       6 Enrolments / be / open / a few days
  6 we / get / the / tickets / Can / for / yet / concert / ?
                                                                         ___________________________________________
  7 has / head / teacher / just / to / Our / visit / our / been /
                                                                       7 I / be / in London / nine days
    class
                                                                         ___________________________________________
  8 go / would / never / been / but / I’ve / to / Rome / I /
                                                                       8 Democracy / exist / the Greek civilization
    love / to
 9 your / made / weekend / ever / you / stay / mother /                  ___________________________________________
     Has / at / home / all / ?                                         9 They / be / married / three years
                                                                         ___________________________________________
                                                                     **3 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del
 *1 Inserisci le frasi nella colonna corretta della                        Present perfect o del Past simple dei verbi tra
     tabella.                                                              parentesi.
                         •   I went home at 8 o’clock.                 0  I have been (be) to Rome three times.
                                                                       1  I think you ____________ (take) my pen.
                                 •
                         I have been to Verona.
                                                                       2  I ______________ (go) to school this morning.
                        I haven’t seen your bag.
                             •
                   • I passed the exam last month.                     3  We ______________ (not see) this photo before.
            • She met her boyfriend at the school disco.               4  We ________ (see) the football match last week.
                      • We had a pizza last night.                     5  ________ you and your girlfriend ever ______ (visit)
                  • Our friends have bought a dog.                        London?
       •   Robert has written a great computer programme.              6 I ____________ (not speak) English on holiday last
                                                                          year.
                    •   Bill hasn’t worked here before.
                                                                       7 He __________ (be) at the concert on Saturday.
             •   Linda didn’t enjoy the lesson yesterday.              8 She _________ (do) the exam twice before now.
                                                                       9 __________ they _____________ (finish) their
                                                                          homework yet?
     I know when it happened             I don’t know when exactly
                                                                       10 _________ you ___________ (speak) to John
     (Past simple)                       (Present perfect)
                                                                          yesterday?

                                                                     **4 Completa il testo con la forma corretta del
                                                                           Present perfect o del Past simple dei verbi tra
                                                                           parentesi.
                                                                       I 0 ’ve been to (be) London many times. The first time I
                                                                       1
                                                                         _____________ (go) with my family when I
                                                                       2
                                                                         _____________ (be) 10 years old. Since then I
                                                                       3
                                                                         _____________ (be) there every year. I
                                                                       4
                                                                         _____________ (visit) most of the famous sights
                                                                       including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and
                                                                       the London eye which we 5_____________ (see) last
                                                                       year. We 6________ (have) a ride in one of the capsules.
**2 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.                                 It
                                                                       7
  1 We didn’t go / haven’t been to the party at the                      _____________ (take) 30 minutes to go round and from
     weekend.                                                          the top we 8_____________ (have) a great view of
  2 He didn’t see / hasn’t seen the new TV yet.                        London. I think the London Eye is the best thing I
                                                                       9
  3 I have been / went on holiday to Egypt last year.                    _____________ (do) in London up to now.
  4 Have ever you seen / Did you ever see a James Bond
     film?                                                           **1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
  5 I have been / went on holiday to France many times.                1 My best friend won / has won the lottery last month.
  6 Have you done / Did you do any shopping                            2 We used / have used the same bank for years and we
     yesterday?                                                          don’t want to change now.
  7 Have you already talked / Did you already talk to                  3 Have you done / Did you do your homework yet?
     John?                                                             4 I had / have had a lesson on ancient history yesterday
  8 When did you meet / have you met your boyfriend?                     afternoon.
  9 You haven’t called / didn’t call me for ages.                      5 Have you ever had / Did you ever have an argument
  10 When Susie was in London she stayed / has stayed in                 with your best friend in your life?
     a Bed and Breakfast.                                              6 I’ve spoken / spoke to John this morning and he’s
                                                                         going to meet us for lunch.
                                                                       7 We didn’t have / haven’t had a pay rise for years so
                                                                         I’m going to change my job.
                                                                       8 When did you move / have you moved to this town?
                                                                       9 We have parked / parked the car an hour ago but
     we’ve already got a ticket.                                    B No I _________ (have). _____ (be) it good?
  10 I met / have met Susan when I was at the library.            3 A June and John _______________ (be) married for
                                                                    50 years. How old ___________ (be) they when they
**2 Abbina la prima parte (1-10) alla seconda parte                 got married?
      (a-j) delle frasi.                                            B I think they ___________ (be) about 18.
  1 Clare has just come home,                            ___      4 A I ____________ (buy) a new digital camera.
  2 Clare came home                                      ___        B Oh really, when ___________ (you / get) it?
  3 They were married for 10 years                       ___        A I ___________ (buy) it last week from the shop in
  4 They have been married for 10 years                  ___        the high street. It _____ (cost) me a fortune.
  5 I’ve lived in this town since I was a boy            ___      5 A Mirko ________ just __________ (come) back
  6 I lived in that town when I was a boy                ___        from California.
  7 Where did you go on holiday last year?               ___        B How long ________ (he / stay) there?
  8 Where have you been on holiday?                      ___        A He _________ (be) there for three weeks, he
  9 I’ve finished my homework                            ___        ______ (have) a great time.
  10 I finished my homework                              ___

  a   and they still love each other very much.                  *1 Abbina le frasi (1-10) alle question tag corrette
  b   and I know everybody.
                                                                      (a-j).
  c   I went to the United States                                 1 They should go to the doctor,                      ___
  d   and now I’m going to watch a film.                          2 You weren’t at the party,                          ___
  e   I think she’s very tired.                                   3 She will remember to call me,                      ___
  f   and then I watched a film.                                  4 Sammy and Jack go to school together,              ___
  g   and went straight to bed.                                   5 Nobody wants to go home,                           ___
  h   and then they got divorced.                                 6 We’ve already seen this film,                      ___
  i   but I rarely go back now.                                   7 Those children can swim,                           ___
  j   I’ve been to most countries in Europe and the United        8 We haven’t got much pasta,                         ___
      States.                                                     9 He isn’t going to be away for long,                ___
                                                                  10 The others don’t know where we are,               ___
**3 Scrivi frasi complete con il Present perfect
      usando i suggerimenti.                                      a   won’t she?
  0 I / know / my best friend / since / we / are / at primary     b   haven’t we?
    school.                                                       c   do they?
    I’ve known my best friend since we were at primary            d   can’t they?
    school.                                                       e   do they?
  1 Ryan / just / find / a new book / he / want / to read.        f   shouldn’t they?
  2 She / really / enjoy / the party on Saturday evening.         g   is he?
  3 I / dance / until eleven o’clock / at the disco / and /       h   don’t they?
    then / I / go / home.                                         i   were you?
  4 Mirella / not eat / any food last night / because / she /     j   have we?
    not feel / very well.
  5 Jason / not be / to my house before.                        **2 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
  6 you / see / that shooting star? It / be / amazing.            1 The girls are very sociable, aren’t they / don’t they?
  7 you / already / see / this film? It / be / really good.       2 He’s a good friend, is he / isn’t he?
                                                                  3 The film was very exciting, wasn’t it / didn’t it?
**4 Completa i mini-dialoghi con la forma corretta                4 You won’t tell Jane my secret, do you / will you?
      del Present perfect o del Past simple dei verbi tra         5 I’m very intelligent, aren’t I / am not I?
      parentesi.                                                  6 You didn’t go to the cinema, didn’t you / did you?
  1 A How long have you had (you / have) your car?                7 Most people can’t go into space, can they / don’t
    B Not long, we _________ (buy) it in May.                       they?
  2 A I __________ (go) to see the new James Bond film            8 Everyone likes mushrooms, don’t they / doesn’t he?
    yesterday. ___________ (you / see) it yet?
  9 You’re going to Morocco on holiday, won’t you /        *1 Abbina la prima parte (1-10) alla seconda parte
     aren’t you?                                                (a-j) delle frasi.
  10 John and Michael did the homework, didn’t they /       1  If I had more money,            a they would fly to
     didn’t he?                                             2  If Julie liked cheese,            France.
                                                            3  We would open a shop            b we would do a
**3 Completa le frasi con le question tag corrette.         4  If Tony and Nick had              marathon.
  0 He’s a student, isn’t he?                                  a plane,                        c if I didn’t have to
  1 We can buy tickets here, _____________                  5 If we could run well,              go to school.
  2 Shaun works really hard, _____________                  6 I would come                     d I would cycle to
  3 Michelle was at school yesterday, __________               shopping                          school.
  4 You stayed in a nice hotel, _____________               7 If I they were Italian,          e if someone would
  5 The children have had their lunch, _________            8 There would be more                lend us some money.
  6 Janet and I haven’t passed the exam, _______               pasta for everyone              f I would travel
  7 You didn’t speak to Danny, _____________                9 If I had a bike,                   around the world.
  8 Everyone worked really hard, _____________              10 This exercise                   g if I were English.
  9 I’m late again, _____________                              wouldn’t be so                  h they would be good
  10 They will send us a postcard, _____________               difficult                         cooks.
                                                                                               i she would
**4 Trasforma le frasi in domande usando le                                                      eat pizza.
     question tag corrette.                                                                    j if Giovanni
                                                                                                 didn’t eat so much.
  0 I think you play for the school basketball team.
     You play for the school basketball team, don’t you?
                                                           *2 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi al
  1 I believe we are late.
                                                                Second conditional.
     _______________________________________
  2 I don’t know if I can smoke here.                       1 he / party, / went / If / to / the / he / it / would / enjoy
     _______________________________________                  ___________________________________________
  3 I suppose everyone has done their homework.             2 I / did / fitter / more / If / sport, / would / I / be
     _______________________________________                  ___________________________________________
  4 I don’t think he went to the cinema last night.         3 If / would / liked / movies, / they / you / cinema / they
     _______________________________________                  / to / go / the / with
  5 I believe we have to be at the theatre by 8 p.m.          ___________________________________________
     _______________________________________                4 the / train / If / arrived / on / late / wouldn’t / time, / it
  6 I think John works for a bank in town.                    / be
     _______________________________________                  ___________________________________________
  7 I don’t think Joan can swim.                            5 Susan / would / won / the lottery, / happy / she / be / If
     _______________________________________                  /?
  8 I suppose you’ll be at home later.                        ___________________________________________
     _______________________________________                6 If / had / you / a / what, / job / would / it / be?
  9 I believe I am right.                                     ___________________________________________
     _______________________________________                7 If / we / did / understand / the / teacher / we / would /
  10 I don’t think they will come to the party.               not / ask / exercise, / the
     _______________________________________                  ___________________________________________
                                                            8 The / had / bank / would / lend / you / job / money / if
                                                              / you / some / a
                                                              ___________________________________________
 *3 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del
     verbo tra parentesi (Second conditional).             **1 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta dei verbi
                                                                tra parentesi (Second conditional).
  0 If I had (have) more time, I would study French and
    German.                                                  0 I would tell (tell) you the answer if I knew (know) it.
                                                             1 If they ____________ (see) a crime, they _________
  1 If you __________ (live) closer to the mountains,
                                                               (tell) the police.
    would you go skiing more often?
                                                             2 If I ___________ (be) you, I _____________ (take)
  2 If Susan __________ (not be) a violinist, she
                                                               an aspirin.
    wouldn’t play in an orchestra.
                                                             3 If they ____________ (spend) more time training,
  3 Would you _____________ (show) me your
                                                               they ________ (be) better athletes.
    homework if I showed you mine?
                                                             4 If I ____________ (not feel) ill, I ___________ (go)
  4 I _____________ (take) horse-riding lessons, if it
                                                               to the party.
    didn’t cost so much.
                                                             5 If they ________ (be) here, they ___________ (help)
  5 If they ____________ (start) the exercise now, they
                                                               us get the party ready.
    would finish by lunch time.
                                                             6 If you _____________ (be) a mechanic, you
  6 ______________ (you / send) him an SMS if you had
                                                               ______________ (be able) to fix the car.
    his phone number?
                                                             7 _______________ (you / pay) to listen to the radio if
  7 If they ____________ (buy) a car they would be able
                                                               the programmes _____ (be) good?
    to visit their grandmother.
                                                             8 Where ______________ (you / go) if you
  8 You ______________ (catch) a cold if you went out
                                                               ___________ (have) a free ticket to anywhere?
    in the rain.
                                                             9 If I ________ (can) choose, I _____________ (not
                                                               work) in a university in Italy.
**4 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta dei verbi
     tra parentesi (Second conditional).
                                                           **2 Scrivi frasi complete con il Second conditional
  0 If Daniel had (have) more time, he would do (do)            usando i suggerimenti.
    more sport.
                                                             0 If he / not feel well, / he / should / go / to doctor.
  1 If I __________ (study) harder, I ___________ (pass)
                                                               If he doesn’t feel well he should go to the doctor.
    my exams.
                                                             1 If he / live / in the Dolomites, / he / can / go skiing
  2 I ___________ (visit) Buckingham Palace if I
                                                               every day
    __________ (go) to London.
                                                             2 If you / be / better at playing the guitar, / you / would /
  3 If John and Mary ___________ (love) each other,
                                                               be / in a band
    they _____________ (not argue) all the time.
                                                             3 How / would / you / feel / if you / win / the world cup
  4 If I __________ (speak) English, I __________ (not
                                                               /?
    need) to have lessons.
                                                             4 I / can / pick you up / from the station / if I / have / a
  5 You ___________ (not be) so tired if you
                                                               car
    ____________ (work) less.
                                                             5 I / would / not play / tennis / if I / not enjoy / it
  6 There ____________ (be) less pollution if people
    ______________ (cycle) more.                             6 If they / break / the vase, / they / should / tell / his
                                                               mother
  7 If it _____________ (not be) raining, Laura
                                                             7 If thieves / want / to steal something, / they / could /
    ___________ (go) for a walk.
                                                               escape through the window
  8 It ______________ (be) easier to visit John if he
    ___________ (not live) so far away.                      8 If I / be / president of the country, / every day / would
                                                               / be / a holiday
  9 Her teacher __________ (be) very surprised if she
    ________ (pass) the exam.                                9 I / would / do / yoga if it / not be / so boring
**3 Completa le frasi con i verbi nel riquadro.               **1 Completa le frasi con i verbi nel riquadro.

          might have • must like • can’t be • can’t need            must have seen • might have been • could have sent •
            • must belong • might think • can’t own
                                                                          can’t have planned • must have forgotten
                                                                          • might not have left • might have fallen
            • might want • must teach • could know
                                                                     • can’t have hurt • must have let • must have been


  0 William and Kate have been going out for 5 years.
                                                                0 I saw her with lots of bag, she might have been to the
    They must like each other.
                                                                  shops.
  1 Call John, he _________________ Sam’s number.
                                                                1 He knows the story, he __________________ this
  2 This _______________ the right answer, the numbers
                                                                  film before.
    don’t add up.
                                                                2 I can’t hear any noise coming from her bedroom, she
  3 I’ve seen that man at the school several times, he
                                                                  ____________ asleep.
    ______________ here.
                                                                3 I know Pete likes Elaine so he _____________ her the
  4 This is the book we use for English, it ____________
                                                                  Valentine’s card.
    to someone in the class.
                                                                4 He saw him walking around so he ______________
  5 Kevin hasn’t called yet, he ______________ a lift
                                                                  himself in the accident.
    from the airport.
                                                                5 They didn’t send me a card. They
  6 Simon’s very clever, he ____________ the answer.
                                                                  _________________ my birthday.
  7 She always asks me for the time, she _____________
                                                                6 You ______________ very happy when you passed
    a watch.
                                                                  the exam.
  8 Don’t look at him that way, he _____________ you
                                                                7 They’re not here, they ___________________ the
    fancy him.
                                                                  party yet.
  9 Lenny doesn’t want to watch the film, he
                                                                8 The cat is in the garden, someone ________________
    ___________ to listen to music instead.
                                                                  him out.
                                                                9 They didn’t see anything interesting in London, they
**4 Scrivi una frase per ogni situazione usando i
                                                                  _______________ their trip very well.
     suggerimenti tra parentesi e i verbi modali.
  0 I rang her but she didn’t answer.                         **2 Scrivi frasi complete usando i suggerimenti.
    (She / be / out)
                                                                0 He / come / to the lesson / so / he / must / see / the
    She must be out.
                                                                  timetable
  1 John is usually on time.
                                                                  He came to the lesson so he must have seen the
    (He / stuck in traffic)
                                                                  timetable.
  2 This isn’t the right hotel.
                                                                1 Jane / might / find / Susan / because / she / not come
    (We / in the right place)
                                                                  back
  3 They are paying a lot of money to do a cooking
                                                                2 She / not phone / so / she / can / get / the message
    course. (They / enjoy cooking)
                                                                3 He / call / me / at home / so / he / must / know /
  4 I think I’ve got a temperature.        (You / have flu)
                                                                  something / was wrong
  5 The cat’s been miaowing all morning.
                                                                4 They / can / find / him / he / might / get / lost
     (He / want to got out)
                                                                5 The road / be / wet / it / must / rain
  6 She’s got a French accent. (She / English)
                                                                6 He can / forget / your name / you / only just / meet
  7 No, there is no-one called Karen here.
                                                                7 Phil’s / break / his arm, / he / must / have / an accident
    (I / wrong number)
  8 I can’t find my glasses anywhere.
    (They / at the restaurant)
  9 There’s a lot of noise coming from my neighbours
    house. (They / having a party)
**3 Scrivi una supposizione per ciascuna delle frasi
     usando le parole tra parentesi e i verbi modali.           *1 Completa le frasi con la forma passiva corretta
                                                                   del Present simple dei verbi tra parentesi.
  0 He didn’t go to the party. (He / well)
    He can’t have been well.                                     0 London is visited (visit) by millions of tourists every
  1 They are already at the airport.                               year.
    (They / land early)                                          1 Rice ___________ (grow) in the Val Padana.
  2 No-one else saw the robbery.                                 2 Italian ______________ (not speak) by many people
    (She / imagine it all)                                         outside Italy.
  3 How did Sarah find out about the party?                      3 Newspapers __________ (read) by a lot of people
    (Jane / tell her)                                              every day.
  4 You didn’t answer my question. (I / hear you)                4 The money _____________ (pay) by the school.
  5 This is St Aubin’s church, not St Andrew’s.                  5 Glasses ______________ (not sell) by photographic
    (We / take the wrong road)                                     shops in England.
  6 My geography book could be in several places. (I /           6 The students ____________ (examine) by their own
    leave it at school)                                            teacher
  7 Joe didn’t come to the party, I wonder why not. (You         7 Children _____ sometimes ________ (leave) at home
    / give him the right address)                                  by their parents.
  8 He was in prison at the time.
    (He / shoot the president)                                  *2 Abbina la prima parte (1-8) alla seconda parte
                                                                   (a-h) delle frasi.
**4 Completa il testo con must, might, could, can’t e            1 This man was                 a   stole the painting.
     la forma corretta dei verbi tra parentesi.                  2 Hundreds of new cars         b   made 200 years ago.
  A bad weather system closed in on Mont Blanc last week           are                          c   grow up in the city.
  shortly before a group of three young climbers went            3 Coffee is                    d   listened to by lots of
  missing. Jean Machon of the rescue services says that          4 The radio broadcasts             people.
  they 0 must have found (find) themselves in very bad           5 Lots of people               e   attacked by a robber.
  weather conditions. It 1__________ (be) very cold and          6 A robber                     f   lots of interesting
  they 2__________ (be) very tired because they started          7 The radio is                     programmes.
  climbing very early in the morning.                            8 This table was               g   grown in many
  Mr Machon says that they 3__________ (try) to walk                                                different countries.
  down the mountain despite the bad weather and that they                                       h   produced every day.
  4
    __________ (become) separated but he is sure that they
  5
    ______ (reach) the summit as they were still               **3 Volgi le domande alla forma passiva.
  over three hours walk away. The climbers 6__________           0 Do the British make beer?
  (be able to) make a shelter in the snow but the chances of       Is beer made by the British?
  finding them alive now are low. Rescue teams say that          1 Who holds the record?
  the climbers 7__________ (hear) the weather forecast the         ___________________________________________
  evening before and that they 8__________ (be) expert           2 Do teenagers buy these clothes?
  climbers as the trip obviously hadn’t been planned very          ___________________________________________
  well. They 9__________ (had) telephones with them as           3 Did someone invent the wheel?
  the emergency services were only called the following            ___________________________________________
  morning when the group failed to appear.                       4 Did Jennifer take the books?
                                                                   ___________________________________________
                                                                 5 Who sent the letters?
                                                                   ___________________________________________
                                                                 6 What hit the tree?
                                                                   ___________________________________________
**3 Volgi le domande alla forma passiva.
                                                              **1 Completa le frasi con i verbi ausiliari nel
  0 Who runs the company?
                                                                   riquadro.
    Who is the company run by?
  1 Did the Romans invent the train?                                    have been • are • were • are going to be • had
    ___________________________________________                               • is being • hasn’t been • will be

  2 Did Liverpool beat Manchester United?
    ___________________________________________                 0 Emails are sent by millions of people every day.
  3 Who designed this building?                                 1 The post office ______________ modernised at the
    ___________________________________________                   moment.
  4 Who spoke these words?                                      2 Letters ______________ sent by people for hundreds
    ___________________________________________                   of years. It’s a very old service.
  5 Does anyone understand this problem?                        3 Two million letters _____________ posted yesterday.
    ___________________________________________                 4 I _____________ posted the letter already when I
  6 Did George Eliot write this book?                             realized the address was wrong.
    ___________________________________________                 5 I’m sure this card _______________ delivered before
  7 Does anyone own these horses?                                 next Sunday.
    ___________________________________________                 6 Christmas cards _____________ received late by a lot
  8 Who ate the cake?                                             of people next week.
    ___________________________________________                 7 This letter __________________ posted yet.
  9 Did the students give the answers?
    ___________________________________________               **2 Completa le frasi con la forma passiva corretta
                                                                   dei verbi tra parentesi.
**4 Completa il testo con la forma corretta (attiva o           0 This website is visited (visit) by more than
     passiva) dei verbi tra parentesi.                            1 million people every day.
  Although more than 2 billion emails 0 are received            1 This Matisse painting _________ (steal) from the
  (receive) every day not many people 1______________             museum last year.
  (know) about the history of emails. This is because email     2 The team ____________ (not beat) in the final.
  2
    ______________ (not invent) but it evolved from             3 The students ______________ (just tell) to work
  messaging systems which 3______________ (develop)               quietly.
  by scientists working on the same computer. The first         4 Your sandwiches _______________ (prepare) right
  email similar to the ones we use today 4______________          now.
  (send) in Cambridge USA in 1971 between computer              5 This concert ____________ (watch) by millions of
  engineers building a computer network. Since then               people on TV tomorrow.
  emailing has become a global phenomenon. Emails               6 The climate targets _____________ (not meet) by our
  5
    ______________ (use) to distribute personal messages,         country this year.
  work messages and documents as well as lots of spam.          7 We’ve already decided, the bill ____________ (pay)
  Emails 6______________ (deliver) by servers in                  by everyone.
  countries all over the world which means we can               8 ________ the money in his pocket _______ (lend) to
  7
    ______________ (communicate) instantly with people            him by your brother?
  thousands of miles away. People 8______________               9 Who __________ the lecture this afternoon
  (read) their emails at home, at work and on their phones        ______________ (give) by?
  and you can even 9______________ (find) computers in
  café’s and bars.
**3 Completa le frasi con la forma attiva o passiva
     corretta dei verbi tra parentesi.                       *1 Riordina le parole per formare delle frasi.
  0 Coffee is grown (grow) in many countries in Africa        0 We / already / the / had / exercise / done / lesson /
    these days.                                                  when / the / finished
  1 Mr Smith ____________ (leave) by his wife last               We had already done the exercise when the lesson
    month.                                                       finished.
  2 I ____________ (want) you to finish your homework         1 I / America / to / before / we / been / went / there / on
    by five o’clock.                                             / had / holiday / last / year
  3 The boys _____________ (speak) to by the head                ___________________________________________
    teacher already.                                          2 before / I / had / already / my / dress / wedding / chosen
  4 Mr Brown _____________ (buy) the new car you can             / him / John / me / asked / to marry
    see outside.                                                 ___________________________________________
  5 Tomorrow the painting __________ (sell) to the            3 had / before / parents / picture / the / their / They /
    person who offers the most money.                            came / broken / home
  6 Many pilots __________ (fly) planes for our company          ___________________________________________
    in the past.                                              4 When / sister / drunk / their / for / some / cola / them /
  7 This tomb __________ (think) to be oldest in Europe.         they / had / already / asked / it / all
  8 Ancient scholars _________ (write) the texts we are          ___________________________________________
    studying.                                                 5 He / had left / up / before / he / grown / the / country
  9 The girls _____________ (spend) all day today                ___________________________________________
    preparing their presentation.                             6 Before / she / put / the / table / on / Janine / hadn’t /
                                                                 went / to / the / bed / keys
**4 Riscrivi le frasi usando la forma attiva o passiva.          ___________________________________________
                                                              7 We / got / the / party / planned / when / everyone /
  0 John was sent to bed by his mum.
                                                                 had / ill / already
    John’s mum sent him to bed.
                                                                 ___________________________________________
  1 The film has been seen by many people.
                                                              8 My / had / really / tooth / begun / to / so / I / went / to
    ___________________________________________
                                                                 / hurt / doctor / the
  2 The children dug a hole for the new pond.
                                                                 ___________________________________________
    ___________________________________________
                                                              9 bank / had / already / went / The / closed / she / when
  3 A person from the AAI will give the talk.
                                                                 / to / get / her / money
    ___________________________________________
                                                                 ___________________________________________
  4 The gold wasn’t sold by the thieves who stole it.
                                                              10 when / they / they / already / the / diamond / Had /
    ___________________________________________
                                                                 stolen / were / by / shot / the / police / ?
  5 Most people don’t understand politics in this country.
                                                                 ___________________________________________
    ___________________________________________
                                                              11 We / had / seen / the / inside / arrived / tornado / so / we
  6 His dad allowed him go to the shop alone.
                                                                 / were / all / coming / when / it
    ___________________________________________
                                                                 ___________________________________________
  7 The truth is known only by a few people.
                                                              12 He / had / many / years / before / he / finally / kept /
    ___________________________________________
                                                                 the / secret / for / told / his / son
  8 The waitress spilt the wine.
                                                                 ___________________________________________
    ___________________________________________
                                                              13 the / lifeboat / sunk / the / arrived / ship / had / already
  9 Who was the play written by?
                                                                 / When
    ___________________________________________
                                                                 ___________________________________________
                                                               **4Ricostruisci il dialogo volgendo il discorso indiretto
                                                             in discorso diretto.
**3 Volgi le frasi in discorso indiretto.                   0 John said he was tired and hungry.
                                                               John I’m tired and hungry.
  0 ‘I’m going to the shops.’
                                                            1 Mike said he would look for a hotel and a place to eat.
     She said she was going to the shops.
                                                               Mike ______________________________________
  1 ‘They are already working on the new supermarket.’
                                                            2 John said he wanted to stay in a nice hotel.
     He said _ ____________________________________
                                                               John _______________________________________
  2 ‘It’s the worst book I’ve read in years.’
                                                            3 Mike told him that if he wanted a nice hotel he would
     He told me __________________________________
                                                               have to look for it himself.
  3 ‘She spent £500 pounds on that dress.’
                                                               Mike ______________________________________
     She said ____________________________________
                                                            4 John said that he would happily look for a hotel but
  4 ‘I won’t tell anyone what you told me.’
                                                               that Mike would have to find his own hotel too.
     Jane said ____________________________________
                                                               John _______________________________________
  5 ‘I want to open a shop one day.’
                                                            5 Mike told John he that since the beginning of the
     John told me _________________________________
                                                               holiday he had wanted to be on his own.
  6 ‘Lord George was photographed at a nightclub in
                                                               Mike ______________________________________
    London.’
                                                            6 John said that if he wanted he could be on his own for
    The papers said _______________________________
                                                               the rest of the holiday.
  7 ‘The boys are watching TV in the living room.’
                                                               John _______________________________________
    Mum told me ________________________________
                                                            7 Mike said he would see John back at home.
  8 ‘Sharon doesn’t want to come out tonight.’
                                                               Mike ______________________________________
    They said ___________________________________
                                                          **2 Riscrivi le frasi e le domande usando il discorso
**3 Completa il dialogo con la forma corretta (Third           indiretto.
     conditional) dei verbi tra parentesi.
                                                            0 Linda ‘I’m feeling really tired.’
  Andy If you 0 had come to on holiday you                    Linda said she was feeling tired.
        1
          ____________ (enjoy) yourself.                    1 Susan ‘Pat knows my brother.’
  Steve Yes, I know, but I didn’t have enough money.          Susan ______________________________________
        If I 2____________ (have) more money I              2 Mascia ‘I haven’t seen your bag anywhere.’
        3
          ____________ (come).                                Mascia ______________________________________
  Andy If I 4____________ (know) that you needed some       3 Kelly ‘The band have just finished their tour.’
        money I 5____________ (lend) you some.                Kelly _______________________________________
  Steve Thanks a lot but I 6____________ (not want) to      4 Mark ‘Did you buy tickets for the concert
        borrow money from you and if I 7____________          tomorrow?’
        (come) I 8____________ (not able) to go to the        Mark _______________________________________
        art exhibition on Saturday.                         5 Lucy ‘Everybody will like the new arts centre when it
  Andy And if you 9____________ (not go) to the art           opens.’
        exhibition you 10____________ (not meet)              Lucy _______________________________________
        Martha.                                             6 Mason ‘What are you doing after the lesson?’
  Steve And if I 11____________ (not meet) Martha             Mason ______________________________________
        maybe I 12____________ (not ask) her to marry       7 Justin ‘Will you come to the concert with me next
        me.                                                   week?’
  Andy           Maybe you should have come on holiday!       Justin _______________________________________
                                                            8 James ‘Robert was the only person who passed the
                                                              exam last week.’
                                                              James ______________________________________
                                                            9 Julie ‘Why didn’t you call me yesterday?’
                                                              Julie _______________________________________
                                                                     to the disco.
**4 Riscrivi le frasi correggendo gli errori.                      5 John and Mary ____________ (get married) if they
  0 If we beaten the other team, we would have been the              had more money.
    champions.                                                     6 If we ____________ (get lost) we would have been in
    If we had beaten the other team, we would have been              a lot of difficulty.
    the champions.                                                 7 How would your life be different if you ________
  1 If had began the homework earlier, we would have                 (have) powers like Spiderman?
    finished this morning.                                         8 Iris _____________ (not write) so many books if she
  2 I have felt better if I had stayed at home.                      had had children.
  3 We would have chosen the same book if we had be in             9 ________ (you / go) to the shop if we don’t have any
    the shop.                                                        milk?
  4 I was so hungry I would eaten anything if we had
    found a restaurant.                                          **1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.
  5 If I have had English parents, I would have grown up           I 1saw / have seen a fantastic documentary on TV last
    speaking English.                                              night. It 2is / was about how to make money. I 3like /
  6 If we hadn’t driven into the river, the car would have         would like to be rich, so I 4was / were very interested.
    not sunk.                                                      According to the programme, the 5better / best way to
  7 I would have worn my boots when I had known it was             get rich 6quicker / quickly is the lottery. I 7never did /
    going to rain.                                                 have never done the lottery, but I 8I’m starting / I’m
                                                                   going to start tomorrow. But there 9is / was a problem
**1 Sottolinea l’alternativa corretta.                             … the lottery 10is / is being quick, but 11not much / not
  1 If I ever get / will get this job finished, I’ll be really     many people 12win / wins. Unfortunately.
     happy!                                                        13
  2 Would you leave the band if you were offered / had               Some / Any people make 14a lot of / much money
     been offered a better job?                                    at work. Hmmm … I think that’s 15too / too much
  3 Stewart will be / would have been next world                   slow. At the moment 16I’ve worked / I’m working
     champion if he wins this race.                                in a car factory. I 17’m never making / ’ll never
  4 If I was better at art, I would be / will be a painter.        make a million pounds in this job …
  5 If they hadn’t given / haven’t given me a discount, I
                                                                 Next week I 18’m going to speak / ’m speaking to my
     wouldn’t have bought the car.
                                                                 bank manager. I think he 19’ll help / is helping me.
  6 Will you go you university if you pass / passed the
                                                                 Usually when I 20go / am going to the bank manager
     entrance test?                                              he 21don’t want / doesn’t want to see me. Who
  7 You would meet more people if you went / go out              22
                                                                   does know / knows why … ?
     more.
  8 Joan won’t be / wouldn’t be at the meeting if she            **2 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta dei verbi
     doesn’t go to work.                                                tra parentesi.
  9 I would have slept all morning if you hadn’t woken /
                                                                   1 Why ____________ (you / not come) to my house
     will wake me up.
                                                                     yesterday?
  10 If there had been more snow at Christmas, we would
                                                                   2 He _________ (not know) anybody when he started
     have gone / will go skiing.
                                                                     work here last year.
                                                                   3 Pauline __________ (phone) me three times this
**2 Completa le frasi con la forma corretta del                      week.
     condizionale (First, Second o Third) dei verbi tra
     parentesi.                                                    4 ___________ (you / write) an email to Colin today?
                                                                   5 What __________ (you do) next year? – I’m going to
  1 I won’t do the homework if it __________ (be) too                study Geography at University.
    difficult.
                                                                   6 There ___________ (not be) many flowers in the
  2 Where would you live if you __________ (can)                     garden last year.
    choose any country?
                                                                   7 Our son usually ____________ (cook) dinner for us
  3 If you find the right man _______ (you / get) married            on Sundays.
    one day?
                                                                   8 The world ___________ (not be) clean before 2050.
  4 If she ________ (know) how to dance she would go

				
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