1.- Sitúa las siguientes palabras: parked, opened, third, miles, rented, two, put, weren’t, got, driving, fourth, come back, wasn’t, wrong, waiting, carrying, stop, same, holding, left, took, started, rell en los espacios numerados del ejercicio.
It’s three o’clock. Mr. Jackson has just _____ a white Ford Cortina car, on the _____ floor of a car park. It isn’t his car. He _____ it yesterday. Mr. Jackson in Manchester on business. He’s _____ a dark business suit and he’s _____ a briefcase.
It’s _____ hours later. Mr. Jackson has _____ his business, and he has _____ to the cark park. He’s _____ for the lift. He’s _____ the car keys. Mr. Jackson was very tired. The lift din´t _____ at the third floor. It stopped at the _____ floor. Mr. Jackson _____ the lift _____. He _____ a while Cortina in front of him. He walked over and _____ the key the door. He _____ the door _____ in and _____ the engine.
An hour later Mr. Jackson was forty _____ from Manchester. He was _____ along the motorway when a police car stopped him. The policemen _____ very friendly. It _____ Mr. Jackson’s car. It was the _____ Ford Cortina, but the keys were the _____. They _____ him to the police station.
2.- Coloca mustn’t o meedn’t en los espacios vacíos.
1. You _____ give Freddy any more sweets or he won’t eat any tea.
2. The Doctor sais I _____ go back to the hospital; my leg is all right.
3. You _____ make any sand wiches for me. I’m not hungry.
4. She _____ fill in a new application form, we have the other one.
5. You _____ mention this to Kate, or she’ll get upset.
6. She _____ bring a doctor’s certificate, she was only away for one day.
7. You _____ take any more aspirins, you’ve had four already.
8. Tell her she _____ open any letters marked personal.
3.- En los espacios vacíos, coloca la inicial o la letra de la frase que corresponda y concuerde. Observa que son preguntas y respuestas.
1. Shall we run? _____
2. I make it 9.38 _____
3. Bye! _____
4. Can you take a message? _____
5. Shall we stop for coffee? _____
6. Are you ready yet? _____
7. You’re late _____
8. Mark’s just arrived _____
9. Do the washing up _____
10. Did you miss the beginning? _____
11. Is it time to go? _____
12. When will you have the money? _____
13. He’s playing the trombons _____
14. What time’s dinner? _____
15. What’s the delay? _____
A. Oh, not for an hours at least.
B. Yes, it’s about time we left.
C. No. I’m afraid we haven’t got time.
D. I make it 9.49.
E. Oh, no, not at this time of night.
F. Hold on. I’ll just get a pencil.
G. About time too!
H. No, there’s no need to hurry.
I. See you later.
J. I was just about to do it, dear.
K. Almost, I won’t be long.
L. No, we were just in time.
M. Yes, we had a long wait at the station.
N. Well, It’ll take me a long time to save it.
O. It always take ages during the rust hour.
4.- Completa los espacios con los verbos make y do en sus distintas formas.
Stan Slade – Private eye.
My name’s Slade, Stan Slade, private investigator. The story begins one Saturday morning in June. I hadn’t been very busy. In fact I’d _____only two jobs in a month. This big fat guy came into my office. He looked rich, very indeed – you know fur coat, big cigar. He threw $ 1, 000 in a month. What _____ you want me to _____? I said. He sat down.
This is an important job. Slade. I don’t want you to _____ any mistakes, O.K.? I want you to _____ arrangements to follow my wife. Here’s her photograph. She’s much younger than me and well, I want to know everything she _____, everything! I want to know what time she gets up, when she _____ the housework when she _____ the beds, when she _____ the washing-up, I want every detail. Find out when she goes out, where she _____ the shopping and what she buys. I want to know when she _____ a phone call, and who she phones. Can you _____ that? Sure, I said. She won’t know I’m there. I won’t _____ any fuss, and I won’t _____ any noise.
Right, said the big guy. By the way, can I _____ a suggestion? Sure, you’re paying. I said.
_____ sure she doesn’t see you. She’s got some nasty friends, and they could _____ a lot of trouble for you.
The fat guy left my office. I looked at the photo he’d given me, and the address. Well, I thought to myself, I suppose I should go out and _____ some work.
5.- Lee el texto y completa los espacios vacíos con; where, when, who, which, whose.
Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. The 5th of November is day _____ children all over Britain light bonfires and set off fireworks. They are remembering Guy Fawkes _____ attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament was unsuccessful in 1605. On November 4th, Fawkes was found hiding in the cellars _____ lie beneath Parliament. There was also a large quantity of gunpowder _____ he intended to set off _____ the King opened the new session of Parliament the next day. He was arrested, sentenced to death and hanged. There were several others in the plot, but Fawkes was the one _____ was caught and blamed. If he had succeeded he would have killed the King, all of the Bishops, a large percentage of the aristocracy and most of the Members of Parliament. The cellars _____ Fawkes was captured are still searched before each opening of Parliament, and on the evening of November 4th every year. November 5th is know as Guy Fawkes Night, and a model of Fawkes is burned on the bonfires. Unfortunately, November 5th is also an evening _____ hospitals are very busy treating children _____ have been injured by fireworks. The fire brigade is also busy, putting out the fires _____ have been started accidentally. Some people believe that it is a festival _____ we should forget. There are now strict controls on shops _____ children buy fireworks, and television warning about the dangers of fireworks.
1.- 1. parked, 2. third, 3. rented, 4. wearing, 5. carrying, 6. two, 7. finished. 8. come back, 9. waiting, 10. holding, 11. stop, 12. fourth, 13. left, 14. saw, 15. put, 16. opened, 17. got, 18. started, 19. miles, 20. driving, 21. weren’t, 22. wasn’t, 23. wrong, 24. same, 25. took.
2.- 1. mustn’t, 2. meedn’t, 3. meedn’t, 4. meedn’t, 5. mustn’t, 6. meedn’t, 7. mustn’t, 8. mustn’t.
3.- 1. h, 2. d, 3. I, 4.f, 5. c, 6. k, 7. l, 8. g, 9. j, 10. m, 11. b, 12. n, 13. e, 14. a, 15. o.
4.- 1. made, 2. make, 3. do, 4. do, 5. make, 6. make, 7. does, 8. does, 9. makes, 10. does, 11. does, 12. makes, 13. do, 14. do, 15. make, 16. make, 17. make, 18. make, 19. do.
5.- 1. when, 2. whose, 3. who, 4. which, 5. when, 6. who, 7. where, 8. when, 9. who, 10. which, 11. which, 12. where.