THE TENSES OF THE INDICATIVE MOOD
1. Look at sentences A H below. Decide which sentence concerns:
1. permanent states, actions and situations
2. current projects
3. regular events, routines and frequency
4. programmes and time tables
5. facts, general tru
1. Rewrite these sentences using must:
1. He is probably older than he looks. 2. It is probably very pleasant to live in a
mountain resort. 3. This is probably the best Romanian film of the year . 4.
Considering its being in great demand, it i
1. Change the adjectives below into their antonyms with the help of the following prefixes:
up-, in-, (il-, im-, ir), non-, dis-, misable, academic, accurate, active, capable, changeable, competent, competitive,
connected, consistent, depend
1. State the simple and compound nouns in the list below:
country; classroom, conference; blackboard; laboratory; doorway; afternoon;
newcomer; lecture; weekend; day flight; sister-in-law; highway; freedom; friendship;
department; passer-by; welc
1. Give the correct forms of the personal pronouns in brackets:
a) Would you, please, lend (I) 10.000 lei until tomorrow?
What do (you) need the money for?
(I)ve found the course-books our teacher told (we) to buy and (I)ve left my
money at ho
SEQUENCE OF TENSES
1. Use the verbs in the main sentence in The Past Tense. Make all the necessary changes:
1. The captain says that every passenger will abandon the ship.
2. She anticipates that the waiter will pour the wine on her dress.
3. Father infor
1. Replace the Infinitives in brackets by the correct tense. Give several variants whore
1. We (play) basketball in the school yard if we (have) a longer break
2. If the weather (be) fine, we (leave) to the seaside.
3. If he
DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH
1. Change the following sentences from direct into indirect speech:
1. What day is it? (I asked)
2. Who is that woman in black? (I asked my fiance)
3. It is still snowing. (The weather report I was reading said).
4. The repai
1. Transform the following sentences using passive constructions. (In the following cases,
the direct object of the active clause becomes a subject in the passive one). Omit the byphrase when appropriate:
1. They must finish the work today.