1. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. All sentences refer to future time.
a) There’s a party at Mary’s house next week (having)
Next week ______________________________________________________________________
b) Hurry up! We’ll get to the theatre after the beginning of the play (will)
By the time we get to the theatre, ____________________________________________________
c) Do you have any plans for Saturday evening? (doing)
d) Look at those black clouds! There’s rain on the way! (to)
Look at those black clouds! It _______________________________________________________
e) This bridge will take us three years to complete (in)
______________________________________________________________________ the bridge.
f) My work won’t be finished by the end of the month (I)
___________________________________________________________ by the end of the month.
2. Look carefully at each line. Some lines are correct, but some have a word which should not be there. Write OK in each correct line. If a line has a word which should not be there, write the word in the space. The text refers to the future.
Are you one of those people who will know
exactly what they will be doing every day next
week? When the different days will arrive,
will you have get out your diary, or are
you the kind of person who will just guess?
Some people will write their appointments
in a diary, but others just hope that they will
remember. For example, tonight I’m be going
to the cinema, but perhaps I’ll not forget all
about it. You see, I will never keep a diary.
I try not to forget my appointments, but I know
that I will usually do. I just don’t like planning
my future. I know that one day I’m going to
make a serious mistake. I’ll be miss an important
examination, or by the time I remember it and
get there, it will have been finished. Perhaps
that will be when I have finally buy a diary.
3. Do you know what a Chinese portrait is? Go to “recursos para la tarea” and read the article about it. Then, create your own Chinese portrait using second and third conditionals. Write down 6 sentences (3 with the second conditional and 3 with the third) and explain the reason why. Have a look at the example:
Example: If I were a country, I would be Ireland because I love nature.
If I had been an animal, I would have been a dog because I’m very faithful.