Rewrite the sentences using the word in brackets.
 

Example: A good friend is someone who always stands by you in a crisis. (WILL)
  A good friend is someone who will always stand by you in a crisis.

1. A good friend is someone who continues to phone you even when there’s no real news. (KEEP)

2. A bore is someone who frequently talks about their boring hobbies. (ALWAYS)

3. A bore is someone who often doesn’t notice when other people aren’t interested. (TEND)

4. When I was 11, my best friend and I usually walked home from school together. (USED)

5. When I was 11, my best friend always took my side if there was a problem. (WOULD)

6. My least favourite teacher at school often criticised me in front of the other students. (ALWAYS)

7. My least favourite teacher at school often treated the girls better than the boys. (TEND)

8. My least favourite teacher at school repeatedly lost his temper with the class. (KEPT)
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English Signs for Tourists

The following are real signs seen around the world by the employees of Air France. Try to find the mistakes and correct them.
 

1. In a hotel in Athens, Greece  
Visitors are expected to complain
at the office between the hours of
9 and 11am daily.
 
2. In a hotel in Moscow, Russia:  
You are welcome to visit the cemetery
where famous Russian and Soviet
composers, artists and writers are
buried daily except Thursday.
 
3. In a tailor’s shop in Rhodes, Greece:  
Order your summer suit. Because it
is a big rush we will execute
customers in quick rotation.
 
4. In a Swiss mountain hotel:  
Special today – no ice cream
 
5. In a Moscow hotel:  
If this is your first visit to Russia,
you are welcome to it.
 
6. In a lounge bar in Norway:  
Ladies are requested not to have
children in the bar
 
7. In a hotel in Tokyo:  
It is forbidden to steal hotel
towels please. If you are not a
person to do such a thing is
please do not read notice
 
8. In a hotel in Acapulco:  
The manager has personally
passed all the water served here.
 
 
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Read some more signs and match them with the places where you think they were seen.
 

You are invited to take advantage
of the chambermaid.
 
Our wines leave you
nothing to hope for.
 
We take your bags and
send them in all directions.
 
Ladies, leave your clothes
here and spend the afternoon
having a good time.
 
It is strictly forbidden in the Black Forest
that people of different sex for instance, men and
women, live together in one tent unless they are
married with each other for that purpose.
 
Specialist in women and
other diseases.
 
Ladies may have a fit upstairs.
 
Drop you trousers here for best results.
 

 

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This is Bram Stoker

 


This is not Bram Stoker

- It was Bram Stoker who wrote Dracula in 1897.
- It was in 1897 that Bram Stoker wrote Dracula.
- It was Dracula that Bram Stoker wrote in 1897.
 
- What she really loved was the way he smiled.
- The way he smiled was what she really loved.
- It was the way he smiled (that) she really loved.

Complete the sentences by following the above examples.
 

1. People really love Baloo the bear.
What
Baloo the bear
It is

2. They call this bear Baloo.
What
Baloo
This

3. People have reported most sightings in the Indian Jungle.
Most sightings
It is
The Indian Jungle

4. The bear suddenly appeared from out of nowhere.
Suddenly the
Suddenly, from
or ...
Suddenly, from

5. The cuddly bear danced right there in front of me.
Right there
It was

6. I didn’t expect to see a dancing bear in the jungle.
What
A dancing bear was the last thing
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