Conditionala (IF Clause)


  1. If they had come to my place we (listen) to some good music.
  2. What happens if you (boil) your cream?
  3. You (drive) now if you hadn’t drunk beer.
  4. He wouldn’t have visited you unless you (invite) him.
  5. I (never succeed) unless you had helped me.
  6. If you (be) late again, you’ll lose your job.
  7. If I (know) how to swim, I would have swum already.
  8. She’ll come to your party if you (invite) her.
  9. If I (see) a snake, I would run.
  10. I would be glad if she (come).
  11. What would you do if you (not have) money?
  12. I wouldn’t have read that book unless I (need) it.
  13. If you had wanted to speak English, you (learn) it.
  14. I would be a politician if I (can) understand politics.
  15. If she (be) here, she could sing a carol for us.
  16. But for the snow, winter (not be) so nice.
  17. If  Mandy had paid attention,  she (not lose) her keys.
  18. If I (be) you, I wouldn’t pay any attention to what she says.
  19. Where you (go) if he offered you a holiday?
  20. What she (say) if I visited her unexpectedly?

Diateza pasiva

Transformati urmatoarele propozitii aflate la diateza activa in propozitii la diateza pasiva:

Ex.: The mechanic war repairing the car. => The car was being repaired by the mechanic.

  1. A dog has bitten him.
  2. They had broken the mirror a few days before.
  3. Somebody stole his gold watch.
  4. They usually assemble cars by using robots.
  5. His father damaged the TV yesterday.
  6. My mother is making a cake.
  7. My friend came when they were broadcasting the news.
  8. The authorities are building a new street these days.
  9. They must build a new street anyway.
  10. My brother has just installed a new programme for me.
  11. The party gave up the search; they couldn’t find the missing person.
  12. He was moving the furniture when I called him.
  13. I’ll mend my dress; I tore it.
  14. She is going to write the composition.
  15. He said people would move his car away.
  16. A specialist will be repairing his computer at this time tomorrow.
  17. She will have finished the cleaning of the room by then.
  18. We can offer them some free tickets.
  19. You should change your bed sheets!
  20. Our partner may send a letter of complaint.
  21. They told him about the competition.

Present Simple/Continuous (avansati)

  1. The water (boil), can you turn it off?
  2. Water (boil) at 100 degrees Celsius.
  3. I’m sorry, you can’t see her now. She (have) a shower.
  4. They (have dinner) now. They always (have) dinner at this time.
  5. Your parents (have) a car?
  6. I (be) so happy! I (have) a party tonight.
  7. How blood (circulate) through the body?
  8. I (see) my girlfriend tonight.
  9. I (not need) glasses, I (see) very well.
  10. What you (think) about?
  11. Her brother (think) she (be) very naughty these days. She (not be) usually like that.
  12. I (hear) that honey can be used as an antiseptic. It (be) right?
  13. Speak louder, please! I (not hear) what you (say).
  14. Her mother (not feel) good these days.
  15. He (feel) that she (be) in trouble and she (have) a problem with her exams.
  16. “I (feel) this material to see if it is soft.” “it (feel) soft?”
  17. Yummy…the cake (taste) so good!
  18. What she (do)? Well, she (taste) that pizza.
  19. I (not know) if he is right.
  20. She (agree) with you?
  21. No, she (not agree) with me now, but I (understand her).
  22. It (smell) awful in this room now.
  23. “Hey, what you (do)?” “I (smell) these beautiful flowers.”
  24. This car (belong) to you?
  25. Oh, he always (tell) me the same jokes. My father (hate) that.
  26. The Danube (flow) into the Black Sea.
  27. The Danube (flow) very fast because of so much rain.
  28. She (seem) very tired these days.
  29. “They (believe) in ghosts?” “Well, I (not remember) exactly right now.”
  30. Tom usually (drink) coffee, but now he (prefer) a cup of hot tea.
  31. I (hope) you (know) what you (do) now with that mowing machine in my bedroom!
  32. Come here little kitty! My child (want) to play with you now.

Past Simple/Past Continuous


  1. When I (be) young, I (want) to become an engineer.
  2. Jane (wait) for her friend when she (see) her cat under a car.
  3. Denis (break) his leg while he (play) football.
  4. While I (sit) on the toilet, my mobile phone (start) to ring.
  5. My brother (sing) and (have) a shower while I (watch) TV.
  6. At this time yesterday I (cycle) in the park.
  7. What you (do) when I (phone) you?
  8. I (not hear) when my father (call) me.
  9. Everybody (have) fun when suddenly the lights (go) out.
  10. Joan (not notice) me. She (look) somewhere else.
  11. “You (see) her at the concert?” “Of course I (see) her. Unfortunately I (not can) talk to her.”
  12. We (have) a chat while we (wait) for our coffee in the restaurant.
  13. You (watch) TV when the guests (arrive)?
  14. She (laugh) while she (tell) us the joke. That’s why we (not understand) anything.
  15. I (sleep) while my brother (paint) my face in red. When I (wake up), I (want) to beat him. Fortunately our parents (come) and (stop) the fight.
  16. When I last (meet) him, he (try) to find a job as an accountant.
  17. My mum (cook) when my father (surprise) her with a bunch of flowers.
  18. The radio was on, but nobody (listen) to it.
  19. While we (play) in the park we (see) a terrible accident.
  20. When Kim (find out) that he (cheat) on her, she (tell) him to get lost.
  21. His grandfather (fall) asleep while he (listen) to the news.
  22. He (try) to change a light bulb when he (fall) off the ladder and (break) his arm.
  23. When I (come) in the office, the manager (talk) on the phone, his secretary (type) a letter and another man (wait) on the chair in front of the desk.
  24. When we (arrive) in the mountains, the sun (shine) and the birds (sing). It (be) a lovely summer morning.
  25. While they (travel) around Italy, they (meet) a lot of nice people.
  26. What homework you (say) the teacher (give) us?
  27. I’m sorry, I (not understand) because I (not pay) attention.
  28. Grandma (lay) the table while her grandchildren (trim) the Christmas tree.
  29. I (leave) home because I (not know) she (come) to my place.
  30. Who you (talk) to when I (meet) you in the street?

Present Simple / Present Continuous


  1. Stop making noise! I (work).
  2. I’m sorry, you can’t see him now. He (sleep).
  3. We can go now. It (not snow) any more.
  4. You (come) from Spain?
  5. He (work) in a shop.
  6. How often she (go) to the gym?
  7. I’m exhausted, I (go) to bed right now.
  8. She is on holiday this week. She (travel) to Italy.
  9. He is a taxi driver. He (drive) a taxi in Birmingham.
  10. My friend usually (do) a lot of housework.
  11. His sister usually (not do) anything to help him.
  12. Lucy (not drink) coffee so often.
  13. “What you (do)?” “I (try) to make a cake.”
  14. I hate living in England. It often (rain).
  15. She (not walk) to school today. She (use) her bike.
  16. His child rarely (cry).
  17. He (watch) Discovery regularly?
  18. Today it (be) hot. That’s why we (wear) T-shirts.
  19. Tom (not like) vegetables although they (be) healthy.
  20. His cousin (not listen) to music right now, he (be) busy with his homework.
  21. “What you (study)?” “Oh, I (read) a magazine…”
  22. What time he usually (wake up)?
  23. Where your grandparents (live)?
  24. Hurry up, please! Everybody (wait) for you now.
  25. The manager always (stay) at Hilton, but this time he (go) to the nearest resort.
  26. Normally he (finish) work at 5 p.m., but today he (work) until 6 p.m.
  27. Lucy (be) at the pool this moment; she (learn) to swim.
  28. It (not rain) very much in autumn in this region.
  29. It (take) me ten minutes to go to my dentist. How long it (take) to you?
  30. “you (be) ready?” “No, I just (cut) the bread.”
  31. Look! Jerry (swim)!