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.
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
______________ (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
4 How many people work / are working in this
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,
________________ at 9 o’clock every morning. We Present continuous o going to).
_______________ 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,
______________ swimming after the exam, then I immediately after the French lesson.
_____________ 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.
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.
_________ (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
___________ (not leave) anything in the house. professional instructor before the test. And you
Sarah ______________ (you / do) anything tomorrow? ______________ (learn) the rules of the road very
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
____________ (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 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.
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.
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
**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
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
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
**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
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. ___
__________ 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
__________ 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.
___________ always be the same so you d If you open the door the cold air will come in.
____________ change it, or you won’t get your e Tickets are on sale in shops and banks.
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.
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
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.
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
5 This is the sports centre where / that we come for
6 The girl which / that sent me the message is in my
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
__________ 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___________________________ .
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
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
___________________________________________ 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
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
6 not broke / being / was / silly / I / when / I / the / vase.
___________ an argument with her boyfriend, but I
______________ to what they
__________________ because they always argue. I
__________ 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.
____________ (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
____________ (rain) quite hard. The bad weather wasn’t hearing / didn’t hear the phone ring.
____________ (make) me loose my balance and I 7 Were you going / Did you go to school when I was
____________ (fall) off the ladder and seeing / saw you yesterday?
____________ (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.
____________ (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.
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
____________ (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
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
2 match / Are / watching / the / they / football / ?
3 In / to / the / lots / summer / of / go / the / people /
**5 Completa le frasi con will o going to e i verbi nel
4 doesn’t / The / teacher / our / new / names / know /
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
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.
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.
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.
6 __________ knows what happened. It’s a complete 8 The class worked in pairs for a few minutes.
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
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
• 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
• 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
I know when it happened I don’t know when exactly
10 _________ you ___________ (speak) to John
(Past simple) (Present perfect)
**4 Completa il testo con la forma corretta del
Present perfect o del Past simple dei verbi tra
I 0 ’ve been to (be) London many times. The first time I
_____________ (go) with my family when I
_____________ (be) 10 years old. Since then I
_____________ (be) there every year. I
_____________ (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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
1 If he / live / in the Dolomites, / he / can / go skiing
2 I ___________ (visit) Buckingham Palace if I
__________ (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
____________ (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
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.
1 Call John, he _________________ Sam’s number.
1 He knows the story, he __________________ this
2 This _______________ the right answer, the numbers
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
3 I know Pete likes Elaine so he _____________ her the
4 This is the book we use for English, it ____________
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
8 Don’t look at him that way, he _____________ you
7 They’re not here, they ___________________ the
9 Lenny doesn’t want to watch the film, he
8 The cat is in the garden, someone ________________
___________ to listen to music instead.
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.
1 John is usually on time.
He came to the lesson so he must have seen the
(He / stuck in traffic)
2 This isn’t the right hotel.
1 Jane / might / find / Susan / because / she / not come
(We / in the right place)
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.
__________ (become) separated but he is sure that they
______ (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?
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
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.
______________ (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
______________ (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
______________ (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
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?
**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.
1 ‘They are already working on the new supermarket.’
2 John said he wanted to stay in a nice hotel.
He said _ ____________________________________
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.’
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 ____________________________________
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
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.’
Mum told me ________________________________
7 Mike said he would see John back at home.
8 ‘Sharon doesn’t want to come out tonight.’
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.
____________ (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.’
____________ (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
Andy Maybe you should have come on holiday! Justin _______________________________________
8 James ‘Robert was the only person who passed the
exam last week.’
9 Julie ‘Why didn’t you call me yesterday?’
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.
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 … ?
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.
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.
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.
8 The world ___________ (not be) clean before 2050.
4 If she ________ (know) how to dance she would go