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Review of Modal Verbs CAN

1. ( , ) _____________________________________ all papers on the mountain.

2. I wish ( ) _____________________________________________________ .

3. ( ) ____________________________________ her opponent served, the harder she returned the ball.

4. The company ( ) __________________________________________ their mistakes.

5. Hardly ( ) ____________________________________ when people came to welcome us.

6. ( ) ______________________________________ ring them once were on our way.

7. Only when we left ( ) _________________________ how much I have enjoyed my stay.

8. ( ) ___________________________________ a letter, requesting his attendance at court.

 

V. Fill in the gaps with a proper word. Translate the text.

Mom, you are under arrest

When Carley W. Brocks teenage son was caught with a cigarette in his mouth, Carley was taken to court and found guilty _1_ being a bad parent.

In January, the town of Silverton (population 6 200) in the state of Oregon created one of Americas strictest parental responsibility laws, holding parents accountable for crimes _2_ by children under the age of eighteen. Guilty parents are _3_ up to $1 000 or sentenced to parenting classes.

Brock was one of the first Silverton residents _4_ under the law. She agreed _5_ parenting class as her punishment. Anita Beck _6_ not. When she was charged after her 15-year-old son _7_ shoplifting, she sued, saying that it was unconstitutional to be tried for someone elses crime.

The Silverton law is being _8_ by hundreds of cities in America. It is _9_ as part of a movement that _10_ poor parental control for juvenile crime.

Does it work? Police claim that juvenile crime in Silverton fell in the first four months after the law was passed. Critics are more concerned about the problems that the new law has created.

 

1 a) for b) from c) of d) with

2 a) committed b) done c) made d) performed

3 a) penalized b) fined c) punished d) paid

4 a) to have been charged b) to have charged c) to be charged d) to charge

5 a) to go b) to come c) to attend d) to stay

6 a) did b) was c) had d) could

7 a) could be caught b) was caught c) caught d) had caught

8 a) talked b) reflected c) decided d) studied

9 a) claimed b) seen c) considered d) believed

10 a) accuses b) disapproves c) blames d) points

 

Review of Modal Verbs CAN

 

Exercise 1. Fill in the blanks with - can or - be able - in different tenses.

1. .. you stand on your head?~ I ... when I was at school but I ... now. (2nd verb negative)

2. When I've passed my driving test I ... hire a car from our local garage. 3. At the end of the month the Post Office will send him an enormous telephone bill which he ... pay. (negative)

4. I ... remember the address, (negative) ~ ... you even remember the street? (negative)

5. When the fog lifts we ... see where we are. 6. You've put too much in your rucksack; you never ... carry all that. 7 When I was a child I .. understand adults, and now that I am an adult I ... understand children, (negative, negative) 8. When you have taken your degree you ... put letters after your name? 9. Don't try to look at all the pictures in the gallery. Otherwise when you get home you ... remember any of them. (negative) 10. When I first went to Spain I ... read Spanish but I . . speak it. (2nd verb negative) 11. ... you type? ~ Yes, I ... type but I ... do shorthand. (2nd verb negative) 12. I'm locked in. I ... get out1 (negative) ~ ... you squeeze between the bars? (negative) ~ No! I ..; I'm too fat. (negative) 13. He was very strong; he ... ski all day and dance all night. 14. The car plunged into the river. The driver ... get out but the passengers were drowned. 15. I was a long way from the stage I ... see all right but I ... hear very well. (2nd verb negative] 16. We .. borrow umbrellas; so we didn't get wet. 17. ... you walk or did they have to carry you? 18. I had no key so I ... lock the door, (negative) 19 I knew the town so I ... advise him where to go. 20. When the garage had repaired our car we ... continue our journey. 21. At five years old he ... read quite well. 22. When I arrived everyone was asleep. Fortunately I ... wake my sister and she let me in. 23. The swimmer was very tired but he ... reach the shore before he collapsed. 24. The police were suspicious at first but I ... convince them that we were innocent. 25. ... I speak to Mr Pitt, please? ~ I'm afraid he's out at the moment ... you ring back later? 26. If you stood on my shoulders ... you reach the top of the



wall? ~ No, I'm afraid I ... (negative) 27. If I ... sang you accompany me on the piano? ~ No, I ..., I . . play the piano! (negative, negative) 28. If a letter comes for me ... you please forward it to this address? 29. She made the wall very high so that boys ... climb over it. (negative)

30. They took his passport so that he ... leave the country. (negative} 31. ... you tell me the time, please? ~ I'm afraid I ... I haven't got a watch, (negative) 32. If you had to, . . you go without food for a week? ~ I suppose I ... if I had plenty of water. 33. ... you lend me £5? No, I ... (negative) 34. They used to chain valuable books to library desks so that people ...take them away, (negative) 35. He says that he saw Clementine drowning but . . help her as he . . swim (negative, negative) 36. If you had had the right tools ... you have repaired the engine?

Exercise 2. Fill in the spaces with "will be able to" or "will not (won't) be able to".

1. When her arm is better, sheplay the piano again. 2. I'm sorry, but I

come to your birthday party next week. 3. He.eat everything when the doctor

allows him. 4. My sister..go out to dances until she is seventeen. 5. Why do you

sit at the back of the class if you can't hear well? Youhear better if you sit in the

front. 6. I'm too busy to have a holiday this year, but I hope Ihave a long holiday

next year. 7. The train leaves at five o'clock tomorrow morning. We.catch it if

we don't get up very early. 8. He was working very hard before he fell ill. He..

work so hard when he comes out of hospital. 9. Perhaps one day wetravel to

the Moon. 10. She.wear her new dress when it is ready. 11. This is a very

difficult problem. I'm afraid you.solve it without help. 12. The doctor is very

busy; he.see any more patients today.

MAY / MIGHT

Exercise 3. Insert the correct form of - may/might - except in 10 and 36, where a - be allowed - form is necessary.

1.It ..................rain, you'd better take a coat. 2. He said that it ............................ rain. 3. We ... .as well stay here till the weather improves. 4. ... ..I borrow your umbrella? 5. You ................ tell me! (7 think I have a right to know.) 6. Candidates ...................... not bring textbooks into the examination room. 7. People convicted of an offence .................... (have a right to) appeal. 8. If he knew our address he ... come and see us. 9. ..................... I come in? ~ Please do. 10. When he was a child he ................... (they let him) do exactly as he liked. 11. I think I left my glasses in your office. You ....................... ask your secretary to look for them for me. (request) 12. He ........................ be my brother (/ admit that he is) but I don't trust him. 13. I ........................... never see you again. 14. He ....................... be on the next train. We ... as well wait. 15. If we got there early we ........................ get a good seat. 16. The police ....................... (have a right to) ask a driver to take a breath test. 17. You ought to buy now; prices .......................go up. 18. I'll wait a week so that he ... ..have time to think it over. 19. He isn't going to eat it; I ............................. as well give it to the dog. 20. You .............................. at least read the letter. (/ think you should.) 21. You ................................have written. (/ am annoyed/disappointed that you didn't.) 22. We'd better be early; there .............................be a crowd. 23. Nobody knows how people first came to these islands. They . have sailed from South America on rafts. 24. You ..........................(have permission to) use my office. 25. He said that we ................................use his office whenever we liked. 26. I don't think I'll succeed but I ............................... as well try. 27. You ought to go to his lectures, you ..................................... learn something. 28. If we can give him a blood transfusion we .............................be able to save his life. 29. Two parallel white lines in the middle of the road mean that you ... not overtake. 30. If I bought a lottery ticket I ....................................win £1,000. 31. If you said that, he .........................be very offended. 32. I wonder why they didn't go. ~ The weather ... have been too bad. 33. Warning: No part of this book .....................................be reproduced without the publisher's permission. 34. He has refused, but he .................................. change his mind if you asked him again. 35. ................................I see your passport, please? 36. He ... (negative) drive since his accident. (They haven't let him drive.)

MUST

Exercise 4. Open the brackets and use the proper infinitive after the verb - must - .

 

1. Look! All people in the street are going with their umbrellas up. It must (rain).2. He has changed his job. He must (follow) your advice, 3. He must (fall).. ill. Otherwise he would have come to the party. 4. Where is Michael? He must (be) here by now. He lives in the country. He must (miss).. the train. 5. What a dreadful noise! What is the matter? Our neighbors must (quarrel) again. 6. Nobody must (notice) that he was not used to speaking in public. 7. The criminal must (be).. very careful. He did not leave any fingerprints. 8. We are late, I am afraid. Ann must (wait).. for us. 9. He must (forget). that he promised to come. 10. They must (write).. a composition for two hours. They must (be) tired. 11. You must (misunderstand) me, I did not want to hurt your feelings. 12. Nobody must (see). him enter. Everybody startled when he came in. 13.1 hear someone's steps outside. She must (go) 14. You may find him in the garden. He must (read). 15. It is impossible to change anything. One must (take).. things as they are.

Exercise 5. Translate into English using the verb must - and its equivalents.

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