Exercise 21 : Conditional Sentences
1. Henry talks to his dogs as if it will understand (understand) him.
2. If they had left the house earlier, they wouldn’t be (be;negative) so late getting to the airport that they could not check their baggage.
3. If I finish the dress before Saturday, I will give (give) it to my sister for her birthday.
4. If I had seen the movie, I would tell (tell) you abaout it last night.
5. Had Bob not interfered in his sister’s marital problems, there would be (be) peace between them.
6. He would give you the money if he had (have) it.
7. I wish they stopped (stop) making so much noise so that I could concentrate.
8. She would call you immdiatelly if she needed (need) help.
9. Had they arrived at the sale early, they would find (find) a better selection
10. We hope that you enjoyed (enjoy) the party last night.
11. If you have enough time, please paint (paint) the chair before you leave.
12. We could go for a drive if today was (be) Saturday
13. If she wins the prize, it will be because she writes (write) very well.
14. Mike wished that the editors had permmited (permit) him to copy some of their material.
15. Joel wishes that he will spend (spend) his vacation on the Gulf Coast next year.
16. I will accept (accept) if they invite me to the party.
17. If your mother buys (buy) that car for you, will you be happy ?
18. If he had decided (decide) earlier, he could have left on the afternoonflight.
19. Had we known your address, we would have written (write) you a letter.
20. If the roofer doesn’t come soon, the rain will leak (leak) inside.
21. Because Rose did so poorly on the exam, she wishes that she would have study (study) harder last night.
22. My dog always wakes me up if he hears (hear)strange noises.
23. If you see (see) Mary tiday, please ask her to call me.
24. If he gets (get) the raise, it will be because he does a good job.
25. The teacher will not accept our work if we turn (turn) it in late.
26. Mrs. Wood always talks to her tenth-grade students as though they are (be) adults.
27. If he had left already, he would have called (call) us.
28. If they had known him, they would have talked (talk) to him.
29. He would understand it if you explained (explain) it to him more slowly.
30. I could understand the French teacher if she spoke (speak) more slowly.
Exercise 26 : Adjectives and Adverbs
1. rita plays the violin (well)
2. that is an (intensely) novel
3. the sun is shining (brightly)
4. the girl speak (fluently) French
5. the boys speak Spanish (fluently)
6. the table has a (smoothly) surface
7. we must figure our income tax returns (accurately)
8. we don’t like to drink (bitter) tea
9. the plane will arrive (soon)
10. he had an accident because he was driving too (fast)
exercise 27 : Linking (Copulative) Verbs
1. your cold sounds (terrible)
2. the pianist plays very (well)
3. the food in the restaurant always tastes (good)
4. the campers remained (calm) despite the thunderstorm
5. they became (sick) after eating the contaminated food
6. professor Calandra looked (quickly) at the student’s sketches
7. paco was working (diligently) on the project
8. paul protested (vehemently) about the new proposals
9. our neighbors appeared (relaxed) after the vacation
10. the music sounded too (noisy) to be classical
exercise 28 : Comparions
1. john and hs friends left as soon (soon) as the professor had finished his lecture
2. his job is more (important) than his friends
3. he plays the guitar as (well) as Andres Segovia
4. a new house is much more (expensive) than an older one
5. last week was as (hot) as this week
6. martha is more (talented) than her cousin
7. bill’s descriptions are less (colorful) than his wife’s
8. nobody is happier (bad) than the girls about losing the game
9. the boys felt more badly (bad) than the girls about losing the game
10. a greyhound runs faster (fast) than a Chihuahua
exercise 29 : comparisons
1. the empire state building is taller than the statye of Liberty
2. california is farther from New York than Pennsylvania
3. his assigment is different from mine
4. louie reads more quickly than his sisters
5. no animal is so big as King Kong
6. that report is less impressive than the government’s
7. sam wears the same shirt as his teammates
8. dave paints much more realistically than his professor
9. the twins have less money at the end of the month from they have at the beginning
10. her sports car is different from Nancy’s
exercise 30 : Comparisons
1. of the four dresses, I like the red one (best)
2. phil is the (happiest) person that we know
3. pat’s car is (faster) than dan’s
4. this is the (creamiest) ice cream I have had in a long time
5. this poster is (more colorful) than the one in the hall
6. does fred feel (better) today than he did yesterday ?
7. this vegetable soup tastes very (well)
8. while trying to balance the baskets on her head, the woman walked (more awkwardly) than her daughter
9. jane is the (least) athletic of all the woman
10. my cat is the (prettier) of the two