Relative clauses (1)
Match the correct question tag to the statements.
are you? – do you? – don't you? – can you? – did you? – will you?
a. You aren't going to ride that old bike, __________________________
b. You don't have a broken leg, __________________________
c. You can't run with that broken leg, __________________________
d. You didn't forget your helmet, __________________________
e. You always cycle to school, __________________________
f. You won't go when the lights are red, __________________________
g. You never ride in the rain, __________________________
Add the correct question tag.
James: Did you hear the news? Mr Marley had a bad accident yesterday, ______________________?
Bob: Yes, it was his mistake, ______________________?
James: Yes, he is always telling us to be careful, ______________________? And then his car didn't stop at the traffic lights, ______________________?
Bob: His brakes* were OK, ______________________?
James: Yes, they were, but he was very tired, ______________________?
Bob: His wife says he works too hard. He is usually a careful driver, ______________________?
James: Yes, he drove to the south of France last year, ______________________? And he didn't have any problems with the traffic in Paris, ______________________?
Bob: Well, you know what they say, you can't be too careful, ______________________?
*brakes = Bremsen
Make one sentence. Use who or that.
a. Betty is the girl. She has a broken leg.
b. Nurses are people in hospital. They help sick people.
c. An X-ray machine is a machine. It can take photos of bones*.
d. Alexander Fleming was a Scotsman. He invented penicillin.
*bones = Knochen
Read the following text and answer the questions below.
It is Sunday. Tom is at the hospital. He has hurt his leg. Now he is sitting in the waiting room with his mother. The waiting room is very full. There are lots of people who want to see the doctor. After a while the doctor comes. "Who is next?" he asks.
Two men get up. One man has a black eye and he is holding his hand in a funny way. The other man has got a finger that looks broken and a very fat and red-looking ear.
"I am", they both say at the same time.
"Well, you can't both be next," says the doctor.
"But my hand is broken," says the first man. "And my finger is broken," says the second man. "But my eye! I can't see properly. I think I'm blind," shouts the first man. "What did you say? I can't hear you," shouts the second man.
"Gentlemen, please. Stop shouting! This is a hospital. Now, who is next?" "I am," say both men at the same time and go to the doctor. "Sorry, but I can only see one of you at a time," says the doctor. "That's me," says the first man and pushes the second man to the ground. The second man gets up and they start to fight. The doctor calls the hospital security* men who come and throw the men out of the hospital. But now the first man has got a bleeding nose and the second man has got a black eye.
"Well," says one of the security men. "You really know how to fight."
"Yes," says the first man, "our father taught us when we were little boys, didn't he, Mike?" "Yes, he did, Pete. And he always said I was better than you." "No, he didn't!" "Yes, he did." And with these words the two brothers start to fight again.
*security = Sicherheitsdienst
Make these wrong sentences right.
a. The waiting room is at the doctor's.
b. The first man can't hear.
c. The second man calls security.
d. The first man's name is Mike.
e. The men fight two times in the waiting room.
Who thinks that? The doctor, a security man, Mike or Pete? Read the text and answer the questions below.
a. "My hand hurts."
b. "Oh, what a lot of work for a Sunday."
c. "Nice brothers."
d. "My finger hurts."
e. "How do I know who is next?"
f. "I want to see the doctor first."
g. "That is the first time we have thrown two men out of hospital at the same time."
h. "Perhaps Pete can see the doctor first. No!"
c. black eye
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