martes, 26 de septiembre de 2017

Comparartives and superlatives:adjectives

Look at the information about three brands of microwaves. Complete the sentences with the adjectives in brackets. Use the comparative form, the superlative form or (not) as ... as. 

Microwave      Price    Model    Size      Details
Power-Cook   &150      2013       large    easy to use

                                                              latest design
Starline          &130      2010      medium  best seller

Hammond      &130     2014      medium  not baking

1 The Hammond is .... (new) the Starline.
2 The Starline is ... (old) microwave.
3 The Starline is ... (expensive) the Hammond.
4 The Hammond is ... (large) the Power-Cook
5 The Power-Cook is ... (practical) microwave.

Look at the information again and write sentences with the words below. Use less ... than or the least ...

1 the Starline / modern / the Power-Cook

2 the Hammond / practical / the microwave

3 the Power-Cook and Hammond / popular / the Starline

Choose the correct answer.

1 Pizza is the less unusual / least unusual item on the menu. 

2 Ice cream is least popular / less popular than chocolate cake in this café. 

3 Marco's restaurant is less noisy / least noisy than the other restaurants in the area. 

4 Chips are less healthy / least healthy than salad.

5 That melon is the less ripe / least ripe one.

6 That cheese is the less strong / least strong cheese in the market.

7 Today, the chef is least miserable / less miserable than she was yesterday.

8 In my opinion, the film about the bakery was the less interesting / least interesting one.     


 

lunes, 25 de septiembre de 2017

too ..., (not) ... enough

USE THE ADJECTIVES BELOW AND TOO ...    OR   (NOT) .... ENOUGH TO COMPLETE THE SENTENCES: 

salty - cold - big - hard - noisy

1 This restaurant is very crowded. I'm afraid it's ... for me. 

2 I don't really need any salt, thank you. The soup is ... .

3 This table is ... for all of us. Please move us to a larger table.

4 These chairs aren't comfortable. They're ... .

5 My juice is ... . Please bring me a new drink.

WRITE SENTENCES WITH THE ADJECTIVES IN BRACKETS. USE (NOT) ... ENOUGH OR TOO ...

1 Is your food ... (hot) or should I put it in the microwave?

2 The soup is ... (salty). We'll need to add some more salt.

3 The drink was ... (sour). It tasted terrible.

4 The fish at the market was ... (cheap), but it wasn't fresh.

5 I want something to eat right now. I'm ... (hungry) to wait for dinner. 

6 The potatoes were ... (cooked), so I didn't eat them.

7 My tea is ... (sweet). I don't like sugar in my tea!

CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER. 

1 Oh, no! I can't eat my vegetables. I've made them (too salty - not salty enough)

2 Please pass me the sugar. My coffee is (not sweet enough - too sweet)

3 We didn't buy the chocolates. They were (not expensive enough - too expensive)

4 This mango looks delicious. It's (ripe enough - too ripe). why don't you eat it?

5 I don't go to that restaurant because it is (too clean - not clean enough)

6 We were (too tired - not tired enough) to prepare a meal. 

MATCH 

1 Let's go inside.
2 Jack is happy with his car.
3 The girls aren't enjoying the film.
4 Lisa can't do her homework.
5 This coffee isn't good.

a It's modern enough.
b It's too boring.
c It isn't strong enough.
d It's too windy out here.
e It's too difficult.

USE THE INFORMATION TO COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH THE ADJECTIVES BELOW AND TOO ...,
... ENOUGH OR NOT ... ENOUGH.  

loud - far away - small - cooked - hot - low

1 I can't drink the coffee. It's cold. 
   The coffee is ................................ .

2 She can't sleep. She can hear the music next door.
   The music is ................................. .

3 She's a size 38. The dress is a size 34. 
   The dress is ...................................... .

4 He didn't eat the steak. It was raw inside. 
   The steak was ..................................... 

5 They climbed over the wall.
   The wall was .......................................

6 They can't see the actors on stage. They are sitting in the back row.
   They are ..............................................




jueves, 21 de septiembre de 2017

a,an some,any much, many a lot of

Translate into English:

1 Tengo muchos amigos.

2 No tengo muchos amigos.

3 Tengo mucho dinero.

4 No tengo mucho dinero.

5 ¿Tienes algo de pan?

6 No tengo pan.

7 Hay algunas sillas.

8 No hay ninguna silla.

9 No hay sillas. 

10 Puedo ver mucha gente.

11 No veo ningún coche.

12 No veo coches. 

13 Tengo bici pero no tengo ordenador.

14 Tengo muchos primos. 

15 No tengo muchos primos.

16 ¿Tienes muchos primos?

domingo, 16 de julio de 2017

SUMMER REVIEW: MODAL VERBS

COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING A MODAL VERB. MORE THAN ONE ANSWER IS POSSIBLE.

1 His flight took 11 hours. He must be exahusted. He may / might prefer to stay home tonight and rest. 

2 If you want to really know the town, you ... go to the centre and explore the historical area. 

3 Climbing ... be dangerous if you are not prepared. 

4 When there are little children in the house, you ... leave small objetcs on the floor. These objects ... be put in their mouths causing serious injuries. 

5 ... you dive for more than a minute? Yes, I can. 

6 These trees need a lot of water. If you don't water them every day, they ... die. 

7 I ... speak Japanese because my family lived in Japan when I was a child. 

8 The book is optional. We ... to read it. 

9  Where is my phone? It ... be in my bag but it isn't here. 

10  The weather forecast says that there is a storm coming. You ... take an umbrella with you. 

11 Can we stop? I really ... use the bathroom. 

12- ... I borrow your pen?
    - Yes, no problem. Actually you ...    
      keep it. I've got a lot of them. 

13  They ... be on holiday, but I don't know for sure.

14 You ... be right but I want to check a second time. 

15 ... you turn down the music, please?

16 Ask any questions now because you ... talk during the test. 

17 You ... smoke in the cinema.

18 From his accent, he ... be from Badajoz.

19 It's impossible, he ... finish the project in one day only. 

20 The weather ... be better tomorrow.

21 ... you ride a horse?

 

sábado, 15 de julio de 2017

SUMMER REVIEW: MODAL VERBS

COMPLETE THE TEXT WITH THE MODALS BELOW

don't need to - can't - don't have to - isn't able to - shouldn't - mustn't - must - must 

 I (...) stop thinking about yesterday's film, Intouchables. You (...) really go and see it! It's a French film about two men - Philippe an Driss. Philippe is very rich. As a result of an accident, he (..... )  move his body. He (..... ) have help 24 hours a day. Driss comes for an interview for the job of Philippe’s helper. He seems unreliable. It’s evident that he (..... )  get the job, but Philippe hires him. Gradually, they form a special friendship. You (..... )  watch this film for long before you know you’ll enjoy it. It’s really funny! You (..... )  understand French to watch it – it’s got subtitles. You (..... ) miss this film – it’s great!

 


SUMMER REVIEW: RELATIVE CLAUSES

JOIN THE SENTENCES USING DEFINING RELATIVE CLAUSES. 

1 Mexico is a country. Spicy food is very popular there. 

Mexico is a country where spicy food is very popular. 

2  He is the food blogger. You have just read his post.

3 Saturday is a day. Many people eat out then.

4 I know the woman. She owns that restaurant.  

5  He often makes pizza. It's got four different vegetables on it.

6 I met the baker. Her cake won an award.

7 Do you remember the day? We ate at that expensive restaurant.

8 I'd like you to meet the woman. She cooks for the president's family.

9 There is a huge variety of fruit and vegetables in the market. I shop  there. 

10 I ate a hamburger and chips. They were very salty. 











jueves, 13 de julio de 2017

CONDITIONAL SENTENCES: MIXED EXERCISE

COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS. USE FIRST, SECOND OR THIRD CONDITIONAL. 

1 We won't go (not go) camping tomorrow if it snows (snow)

2 If I ... (have) a swimming pool at home, I ... (swim) every day.

3 Don't worry! If we ... (need) a map, we ... (get) one at the tourist office. 

4 I ... (stay) at a cheaper hotel if I ... (be) you. You don't have to spend much money just for sleeping one night.

5 Fred couldn't come to the meeting. If he ... (not be) travelling, he ... (come). 

6 I'm planning a visit to Spain. What do you recommend?
   If I ... (visit) Spain, I ... (choose) Extremadura. 

7 You don't need any equipment. Your guide ... (give) it to you unless you ... (want) to use your own. 

8 It is freezing cold today. Lisa ... (go) to the playground with her sister if it ... (not be) so cold. 

9 Train tickets are very expensive. More people ... (use) public transport if prices ... (go) down a little. 

10 The police didn't catch the robber. The robbery ... (not happen) in thefirst place if we ... (have) our alarm on. 

11 I have to hand in a project tomorrow. If I ... (finish) soon, I ... (meet) you at the park this evening. 

12 My diet is not healthy. I ... (feel) better if I ... (eat) more fruit and vegetables. 

13 I paid 100 euros for speeding. If I ... (see) the sign, I ... (be) fined. 

14 English classes are boring. I ... (get) better results if they ... (be) more interesting. 

15 The doctor is angry at you. You ... (not recover) unless you ... (begin) to pay attention to his advice.