Some people ask you for help. How do you react?
- Excuse me.
- What do you want?
- How can I help you?
- Could you help me please?
- No. I don’t want to.
- I only help nice people.
- I’d be glad to help you.
- Could you tell me the way to the bank?
- Yes, of course. It’s just over there.
- Why don’t you buy a map?
- It’s more fun if you look yourself.
- I’m sorry, I can’t find your CD!
- Well, let’s look for it together.
- Can’t you do anything right?
- I’ll never give you a CD again.
- Thanks for all your help.
- What help?
- You’re welcome!
- Forget it.
- Can you pass me the juice, please?
- It’s nearly empty. I’ll have the rest.
- It’s empty. I’ll get you some more.
- It’s empty. There’s more in the fridge.
- Excuse me.
Complete the sentences with say or tell in the correct form.
- _____ us about your holiday. Did you have a nice time?
- Don’t just stand there! _____ something!
- I wonder where Sue is. She _____ she would be here at 8 o’clock.
- Jack _____ me that he was fed up with his job.
- The doctor _____ that I should rest for at least a week.
- Don’t _____ anybody what I _____ . It’s a secret just between us.
- Did she _____ you what happened? – No, she didn’t _____ anything.
Fill in the correct passive voice. Be careful with the tenses.
- The Tower of London _____ (visit) by many tourists from all over the world.
- Over the centuries it _____ (put hier: verwenden) to many different purposes.
- For a long time it _____ (use = nutzen) as a prison.
- But it _____ (never/use) as a church.
- When it was a prison, its captives _____ (not treat) well.
- Sometimes they _____ even _____ (not give) food.
- Today, the “Bloody Tower” _____ (show) to tourists on guided tours.
- It’s the place where the prisoners _____ (keep) in the past.
- Some of the instruments of torture _____ (can/still/see) there.
- If you haven’t been there yet, don’t worry. I guess they _____ (display = ausstellen) for many more years to come.
Transform the sentences either to active or passive sentences. Pay attention that you need a by-agent in case of passive sentences.
- This shop here sells cars.
- They are offering haggis to the tourists.
- Some pupils are taught Spanish by teachers at this school.
- Pete is tidying his room.
- When do people celebrate Valentine’s Day?
- What is being done by us to help them?
Listen to the following track which consists of five short stories. Decide whether the statements are correct or wrong. Correct the wrong statements.
- Plymouth can be found in Devon.
- It is known as an historical place because it was invaded by Drake, Raleigh and Cook.
- Mayflower is the name of a very famous ship.
- Tenby is an attractive sea resort on the North Coast of Wales.
- You can go shopping there in lovely shops, walking through narrow streets.
- Liverpool is the biggest sea port in Great Britain.
- Some dock buildings have been preserved.
- Gloucester is famous because of its dome.
- The canal in Gloucester, which was opened in 1872, made the city an important inland port.
- There is a historic dock complex that can be visited.
- Cornwall offers a mild climate for sub-tropical flowers.
- Fishing is still a major source of income in Mevagissey.
- When it becomes too busy there, the police close the village to motorbikes.