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  • 1. 

    • I. Turn these statements into wish + past simple sentences.
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    • Julio has an old cell phone. He’d like a new one. 

    Explanation
    The given explanation accurately restates the original statement in the format of a wish + past simple sentence. It correctly transforms the statement "Julio has an old cell phone. He'd like a new one." into "Julio wishes he had a new cell phone." This restructuring expresses Julio's desire for a new cell phone in a more formal and indirect way.

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  • 2. 

    • I. Turn these statements into wish + past simple sentences.
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    • You have to work too much these days and this is killing you. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is the given sentence "I wish I didn't have to work too much these days." This sentence accurately transforms the original statement into a wish + past simple sentence. It expresses a desire to not have to work excessively, indicating that the current workload is burdensome and detrimental.

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  • 3. 

    • I. Turn these statements into wish + past simple sentences.
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    • You would really like to be able to sing. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I wish I could sing./ I wish I knew how to sing." This is because the original statement "You would really like to be able to sing" expresses a desire or wish to have the ability to sing. By using the structure "I wish + past simple," the answer correctly transforms the statement into a wish for the ability to sing. The use of "could" in the first sentence and "knew how to" in the second sentence both convey the desired ability to sing.

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  • 4. 

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    • Jessica doesn’t know how to swim. She would like know.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Jessica wishes she could swim." This is because the original statement states that Jessica doesn't know how to swim and would like to know. The correct answer transforms this into a wish + past simple sentence, expressing Jessica's desire to be able to swim.

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  • 5. 

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    • You would like to be at the beach with your goddaughter right now. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I wish I were at the beach with my goddaughter right now." This sentence is in the form of a wish + past simple sentence, as instructed in the question. It expresses a desire to be at the beach with the goddaughter in the present moment. The use of "were" instead of "was" indicates the subjunctive mood, which is commonly used in hypothetical or unreal situations.

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  • 6. 

    • I. Turn these statements into wish + past simple sentences.
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    • You would like to stop time. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I wish I could stop time." This sentence correctly uses the structure "I wish + subject + past simple verb" to express a desire or a hypothetical situation. In this case, the subject is "I" and the past simple verb is "could stop." The sentence conveys the wish to have the ability to stop time.

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