Copy Of Insight Upper-intermediate Unit 4 Grammar

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 223

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  • 1. 
    Choose the correct words to complete the sentences.My grandmother  ____________  be lonely until we moved to the same town as her 
    • A. 

      Used to

    • B. 

      Would

  • 2. 
    I ______________  playing the piano when I was four.
    • A. 

      Used to begin

    • B. 

      Began

  • 3. 
    Jack  __________ be able to ski.
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Used to

  • 4. 
    Her phone  ________  keep on ringing during the night. It woke me up. 
    • A. 

      Will

    • B. 

      would

  • 5. 
    He __________ have curly brown hair, but he went bald when he was thirty.
    • A. 

      Used to

    • B. 

      Would

  • 6. 
    Nowadays the train  __________ an expensive way to travel.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Used to be

  • 7. 
    She ___________ a lot of time with David these days.
    • A. 

      Is spending

    • B. 

      Would spend

  • 8. 
    We _________  the bus to school every day before my brother learned to drive.
    • A. 

      Would take

    • B. 

      Usually take

  • 9. 
    Complete the sentences with the correct forms of used to, be used to or get used to and the verbs in brackets. She _________________________ (have) self-esteem problems, but now she’s more confident. 
  • 10. 
    I can’t ___________________________ (carry) an umbrella all the time now I live in London. 
  • 11. 
    In the past people ___________________________ (travel) by horse and cart. 
  • 12. 
    He ___________________________ (drink) six soft drinks a day, but his dentist made him stop. 
  • 13. 
    Students need time to ___________________________ (work) collaboratively online. 
  • 14. 
    I ___________________________ (feel) pain. I get football injuries all the time. 
  • 15. 
    Consumers ___________________________ (buy) clothes online nowadays. 
  • 16. 
    She ___________________________ (not eat) meat, but then she stopped being vegetarian. 
  • 17. 
    Complete the sentences with the future in the past tense. Use no more than three words, including the word in brackets. They _______________________ (going) have a picnic, but then it started to rain.
  • 18. 
    Steve _______________________ (become) the first professional tennis player in his club.
  • 19. 
    The debate _______________________ (decide) the ethics of genetic screening.
  • 20. 
    He thought he _______________________ (about) lose his job, but they gave him a promotion!
  • 21. 
    At first people believed computers _______________________ (increase) unemployment.
  • 22. 
    Sarah _______________________ (going) travel round the world, but then she got sick.
  • 23. 
    The teacher _______________________ (about) speak when one of the students interrupted.
  • 24. 
    Her actions _______________________ (transform) the lives of people all over the world.
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