Choose the best word to complete the sentences.
 

1. I the blame for the financial crisis on the greed of the banks and investment companies.
2. At the end of the course my students gave me a present in lovely blue paper.
3. As far as I’m concerned, the changes they’ve made to the logo design have been to good .
4. In a of moments, the weather changed and a storm blew in from the north.
5. You shouldn’t any problems if you follow my instructions carefully.
6. I think it was the heat and the fact that she hadn’t eaten for three days that made her .
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Choose the best linking expression to complete the sentences.
 

1. Pepito volunteered to help the homeless by giving them food, he wasn't too sure what was involved.
2. We decided to go trekking in the hills of the forecast of heavy rain.
3 Even we didn't have a lot of money, we decided to go on holiday last August.
4 Pepito found the lecture on French art history very interesting his lack of knowledge of art in general.
5 Sandra couldn't play tennis very well. , she could swing a golf club like a professional.
6. failing his driving test seven times, Pepito insisted that he was an excellent driver.
7. Debbie signed up for the secretarial course, what she really wanted to do was to go into modelling.
8. The fireworks during the Fallas festival in Valencia didn't bother our young daughter, her being afraid of loud noises.
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Find one word that completes all three sentences and write it in the gaps.
 

1.
a) A good reporter should always carry a portable audio recorder for when he or she needs to interview people in the .
b) I'm afraid I can't help you with maths. It wasn't my at university. I studied history.
c) At the end of the game the supporters went wild with excitement and ran onto the to congratulate the players.
2.
a) There has been a of bush fires in Australia due to the exceptionally dry summer.
b) Don't be too about handing in your notice. Good jobs are not easy to come by, you know.
c) About half an hour after eating the seafood curry I came out in a and I couldn't stop scratching.
3.
a) Our offer will be on the until the end of the week. After that I'm afraid we'll have to look elsewhere.
b) The results of the survey we did can be seen in this .
c) Lunch is ready, Can you please lay the ?
4.
a) I was born in Newcastle and my dad worked down a for 35 years. I remember him coming home black from head to foot covered in coal dust.
b) He had a sick, worried feeling in the of his stomach when they discovered he had stolen the laptop.
c) The worst thing about eating a cherry is the in the middle.
5.
a) We would hate to this opportunity to show you what our company can do for your business.
b) I bet your heart would a beat if you saw a car coming towards you at such high speed.
c) If you don't speak to your boss soon, you'll out on the promotion and all your hard word this year will have been for nothing.
6.
a) When they saw the tanks coming over the hill, the enemy took and ran into the forest.
b) His office was on the fifth floor, and it was while climbing the last of stairs that I decided to give up smoking.
c) The golfer’s swing is obviously critical to the ball’s .
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Complete the sentences. Follow the example.
 

Example: I wish I could have gone to visit you in Paris when you were living there.
I regret go to visit you in Paris when you were living there.

1. If only you had never made that remark about her being overweight.
You should that remark about her being overweight.
2. I do think you might have asked me before you borrowed my camera.
I wish me before you borrowed my camera.
3. She regrets not travelling around Asia when she was younger.
She'd sooner around Asia when she was younger.
4. I just wish I had seen the look on his face when you told him you were resigning..
I'd love the look on his face when you told him you were resigning.
5. We watched a film, when what I really wanted to do was go for a drink in the pub.
I'd rather we a film.

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