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Reported Speech Exercises

Reported Speech Exercises Here's a list of all the reported speech exercises on this site: (Click here to read the explanations about reported speech) Reported Statements: Reported Questions: Reported Orders and Requests: Reported Requests and Orders Exercise (intermediate) (in PDF here) Mixed Exercises: Return to reported speech explanations from reported speech exercises. LoginSubscribe to PEG+What's New? Related:  FCE

Conditionals What will happen...? ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Elementary - 30 Minutes Students practice making first (real) conditional sentences through this inventive board game. What will happen...?. What would you do? ESL/EFL Writing Activity - Elementary - 20 Minutes This supplementary worksheet can be used to teach the second (unreal) conditional to your students. What would you do?. Christmas Conditionals ESL/EFL Writing and Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 25 Minutes This memorable teaching activity combines the topic of Christmas with the first (real) conditional. Christmas Conditionals.PDF Conditional Chain Game ESL/EFL Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate - 20 Minutes Students make first and second (real and unreal) conditional sentences in a chain format in this entertaining ESL activity. Conditional Chain Game.PDF Conditional Thoughts This imaginative speaking task teaches students how they can produce first and second (real and unreal) conditional sentences. Conditional Thoughts.PDF The Panel

Causatives: Have and Get Download this explanation in PDF here.See my explanation about the causative verbs 'let' and 'make' here. We use a causative verb when we want to talk about something that someone else did for us or for another person. It means that the subject caused the action to happen, but didn't do it themselves. Maybe they paid, or asked, or persuaded the other person to do it. I cleaned my house. Have + object + past participle (have something done) We usually use 'have something done' when we are talking about paying someone to do something for us. I had my car washed.John will have his house painted.Get + object + past participle (get something done) We can also use 'subject + get + object + past participle'. The students get their essays checked.I'll get my hair cut next week.He got his washing machine fixed.Try an exercise about 'have something done' and 'get something done' here. Have someone do something (have + person + infinitive)

10 Conditional Activities - Teaching Resources for ESL/EFL Classes Refers to an imaginary or hypothetical past and consequence. Changing the Past Look at a news article about Lady Diana’s death. Ask students 'what if' questions, for example, what if the driver had not been drunk; what if they had not been chased by the paparazzi…etc. Example - If the car had not gone through the tunnel, they wouldn’t have crashed. What would you have done? Ask a student to leave the room and get the other students to invent something that could have happened in the classroom while the other student was gone, for example, the water pipes under the room bursting .The student returns and asks everyone “What would you have done if this had happened?” Example - If this had happened, I would have called the authorities.

Let / Make / Have / Get 1. Sam really wanted a dog, but his parents wouldn't him have a pet. 2. I can't believe she you look at her vacation pictures again last night. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. THE FCE BLOG by Claudia Ceraso: Paper 2 ARTICLES fceblog Sample Answers Awards The fceblog is pleased to announce the winners of the first edition of the Sample Answers Awards. The student judges –whose articles were also scrutinised- have had a hard time deciding on the three best pieces out of twelve contestants. Evaluation was done in class. Content: the candidate did what he was supposed to do in no more than 200 words Accuracy: the fewer grammar mistakes, the betterRange: variety of language usedOrganisation and Cohesion: clear organisation and paragraph distributionAppropriacy of Register: fairly informal style expected for this taskTarget Reader: should be informed and entertained. And the awards go to... 1st prize. Categories won: Best Balanced Paragraphs; Structural Variety (perceived as pleasurable reading); Clearest Handwriting (perfectly legible –made our reading much easier) Author: Gustavo “I’ve always wanted to fly” Have you ever thought about flying like a bird? 2nd and 3rd prizes. Author: Mariano Author: Nick

Grammar Exercise: Quantifiers Do you know when to use (a) few, (a) little, a lot and lots of? Have a look at our page on Quantifiers in English, then try the quiz below. Level: Elementary and above Zovell+1 Heno ErlanggaI must to learn more. Sarah Cao+1 AnwarI really enjoyed the exercise! ClareHere's a grammar page on lots / a lot / a lot of: KumpelzosIt was the very useful exercise. pippook Candythank you smsomathanks a lot :) EfgieThanks for the practice test. suthait's useful for study LolaGood exercise, thanks a lot JordiUseful KimpindiYour explanation on quantifier grammar on is very clear. M. kushalits really helpfull yasserexcellent vincentVery clear explanation, thanks :) Get a FREE English Short Story! Like to learn English? 120.6Klikes46.7Kfollowers1.6Kfollowers

FCE Listening Archives - How to Pass the FCE Exam We are continuing with our tips and advice series and will look at the Cambridge FCE Listening Paper 1 again. In this article, we are starting with a NEW FREE FCE Practice Test which you … Tips and advice on how to do the FCE Listening Paper, Part 3. We have also included a Practice Test for the FCE Listening. Tips and advice on how to do the FCE Listening Paper, Part 1. Good listening skills are an essential learning tool. Good listening skills are an essential learning tool. A Little vs. a Few - Rules, Examples & Exercises Rule Use a little for non-countable nouns (e.g., jam, time). Use a few if the noun is countable (e.g., jars of jam, students). For example: I have coffee with a little milk.She likes a few songs by Frank Sinatra. Examples for a little / a few I always enjoy a little cream and sugar in my coffee.Jesse has a few speeding tickets, so his insurance rate is higher than mine.We have a little extra time this afternoon; do you want to watch a movie? A little / a few exercises Decide whether you have to use a little or a few: Can you please buy _______ apples.We need _______ water.I have _______ money left.I take _______ sugar with my coffee.We had _______ pints of beer there.You have _______ time left.There are _______ chairs in the room.He only spent _______ dollars there. Answers: a fewa littlea littlea littlea fewa littlea fewa few

FCE Speaking Part 2 - FCE Pass Have a look at our free FCE Speaking part 2 useful phrases and tips below and compare the photos using the structures below. What is it? In the second part of the speaking exam the examiner will ask you to compare two photos and will expect you to use comparatives, superlatives and other grammatical structures to give your opinion on what you see. Below we have included some photos to practice! How long is it? This part lasts 4 minutes and you are expected to take turns speaking. Strategy: The second part of the speaking test lasts for a total of 4 minutes and will test your ability to compare two images and answer the question that is given to you. It is important you follow a very specific structure when doing this section of the exam. Description of the first image (with a speculation) In the first picture I can seeIn this picture there are/isLooking at the first picture I can seeWhich might indicate/showThey may be having/playing/working… Highlighting difference Answer the question Alright?

Reported Speech Click here for a list of reported speech exercises.Click here to download this explanation in PDF. Reported Statements When do we use reported speech? Sometimes someone says a sentence, for example "I'm going to the cinema tonight". Later, maybe we want to tell someone else what the first person said. Watch my reported speech video: Here's how it works: We use a 'reporting verb' like 'say' or 'tell'. Direct speech: “I like ice cream”.Reported speech: She says (that) she likes ice cream. We don't need to change the tense, though probably we do need to change the 'person' from 'I' to 'she', for example. (As I'm sure you know, often, we can choose if we want to use 'that' or not in English. But, if the reporting verb is in the past tense, then usually we change the tenses in the reported speech: Direct speech: “I like ice cream”.Reported speech: She said (that) she liked ice cream. * doesn't change. Direct speech: “The sky is blue”.Reported speech: She said (that) the sky is/was blue. For example:

Paper 2: Writing | Objective: First Certificate (FCE) Homework & Readings (FCE Set book 2009) Unit 21: page 136, act. 2 & page 137, act. 6.Unit 20: page 131, act. 4 (further practice on gerunds vs infinitives). Concerning the set book. From December 2008, when the updated FCE exam is introduced, there will be two set texts with one text specific question on each. December 2008 — December 2009 READINGS: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations.Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera. My0.2 cts: You can buy the books or get them online for free (you know I always opt for *legal* web-based options). Charles Dickens, Great Expectations: Download the ebook from Project Gutenberg (legal download) at at Scribd (the download won’t be available unless you sign up) at Gaston Lerous, The Phantom of the Opera: Yep, you owe me a beer or two… Letterwise a. Write right

Revision High Intermediate A grammar contents. FCE Reading Part 1 - FCE Pass Try the free FCE Reading part 1 practice test below by answering all the questions! Please read the text below and answer the questions below. The start of the year always fills me with dread. After the family get-togethers, joyous celebrations, underwhelming present giving ceremonies and the rambunctious New Year parties going back to work always feels like a drag. But for 90% of the population, going back to work after the New Year break is the time of highest productivity. But what really causes this surge in productivity? Researchers say, that for most people, January is a period of turning over a new leaf, saying goodbye to the ills of the past and making peace with themselves by realigning their goals and getting down to business. For some, the readjustment process might take a little longer. What we need to account for, in January, is this readjustment. 0 of 6 questions completed Questions: Information Feel free to start when you are ready. You have already completed the quiz before.

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