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     UNIT 6 - The key
     BE, USED TO, WOULD, BE/GET/BECOME USED TO, DARE, HAVE, GET, BECOME, GROW, GO, TURN, FALL AND FEEL

PART 1

1 a They are/They're b Is it freezing...? c We are not/We aren't/ We're not d It is/It's e I am/I'm f He is not/He isn't/He's not g It is/It's h Is the rain still...?; it is not/it isn't/it's not i You are/You're j What is it?; It is/It's

2 a was b was not/wasn't c were d was e was f Was she run over? g was not/wasn't h were i was j was

3 a be b be c be d be e be

4 a being b being c being d being e being

5 a been b been c been d been e been

6 a is/'s b be c be d isn't/is not/'s not e is/'s f was g is/'s h be i been; are/'re j is/'s k be l are m being n been o was p is q was r are/'re s is/'s t were u been v is/'s w are x was y Where are you going? z What is/What's wrong?; am/'m

7 a (ordinary) Is he a nobody?; He is not a nobody/He isn't a nobody/He's not a nobody b (auxiliary) Is my fiancÚ fighting...?; My fiancÚ is not/isn't/'s not fighting... c (auxiliary) Is it going...?; It is not/isn't/'s not going... d (ordinary) Is Belinda my...?; Belinda is not/isn't/'s not my... e (ordinary) Is Gerald very...?; Gerald is not/isn't/'s not very... f (auxiliary) Is the doctor filling...?; The doctor is not/isn't/'s not filling... g (ordinary) Is the cooker too...?; The cooker is not/isn't/'s not too... h (auxiliary) Has David been...?; David has not/hasn't/'s not been... i (ordinary) Is Roger at...?; Roger is not/isn't/'s not at... j (ordinary) Are they broke?; They are not/aren't/'re not broke

8 a possibility b supposition c obligation d plan e destiny f obligation g plan h supposition i possibility j destiny

9 a seems b is/'s c are d appears e was f were g are there h are not/aren't1 i Is there j will be

PART 2

1 a Did she use to...?/Used she to...?; She did not/didn't use to.../ She used not/usedn't2 to... b Did there use to...?/Used there to...?; There did not/didn't use to.../There used not/usedn't to... c Did he use to...?/Used he to...?; He did not/didn't use to.../He used not/usedn't to... d Did they use to...?/Used they to...?; They did not/didn't use to.../They used not/usedn't to... e Did they use to...?/Used they to...?; They did not/didn't use to.../They used not/usedn't to...

2 a would/used to b used to/would c used to/would d used to e would/used to

3 a is used to b get/become used to; was not used to c is used to d are not used to e was not used to

4 a used to b used to/would c used to d would/used to e is used to f used to g are used to h are used to i get/become used to j used to; get/become used to; got/became used to k are used to l am used to m would n am used to o get/become used to p used to/would q am used to r are used to s used to t used to u am used to v used to/would w get/become used to x used to y used to z used to

PART 3

a would not dare b dare not/daren't c dare you d dare say/daresay e dare f Did you dare to...? g dare you h dare i did they dare j dared

PART 4

1 a has (got)/'s got b Has he (got); has not/hasn't3 c have not (got)/haven't (got)/'ve not got d Have you (got) e have not (got)/ haven't (got)/'ve not got

2 a has not (got)/hasn't (got)/does not (or doesn't) have b Have you (got)/Do you have c has (got)/'s got d do not (or don't) generally have e have (got)/'ve got

3 a is having b had c are not having d Was she having e never have

4 a have (got) b does not usually have; has (got)/will have c has d had e have (got)/will (or 'shall') have

5 a I'm going to have/get all my windows glazed b I'm having/getting my beard shaved tomorrow morning c We are having/getting a burglar alarm installed at home this afternoon d She had/got two of her teeth taken out e I had/got a hole burnt in my jacket when I was dancing

6 a I must have my husband wash/I must get my husband to wash the dishes b I will have to have Peter change/I will have to get Peter to change the tiles of the roof c I must have the gardener cut/I must get the gardener to cut the hedge d I had the bricklayer erect/I got the bricklayer to erect the wall of my garden yesterday e The music has/gets everybody dancing

7 a was/got b got c getting d was/got/became; get e got/became/was; got/earned

8 a going b falling; getting/becoming/growing c going d going e going/turning

9 a has b have c had d have e had

10 (suggested answers) a You had4 better wrap (yourself/yourselves) up warm(ly)/well b You had better buy another colour c We had better light a candle d She had better slow down/up r You had better put him to bed

11 (PART A) a We want to have/get a house put up here b I have (got)/I've got a house c We had to vote by a show of hands d She is getting/becoming/growing prettier (and prettier) e They had better wear a life-jacket f I must have the secretary type this letter for me/I must get the secretary to type this letter for me g You get your clothes dirty every time you play football h They are having a good/great time in Liverpool i The film had/got everybody crying j She had/got her eye bruised in a fight
(PART B) a has b had c have d have e had f had g felt/was h turned/went i had gone j going k went/turned l had m has gone n have o had p had/got

PART 5

a went/turned; had to b Are you kidding?; am; was c was/got d is e get/become/grow f are not to g used to; were/got h am used to i getting/becoming/growing; got/became/grew j dare to k are l dare; to m has (got) n used to be; is not o be p would/used to q get/become used to r were to; had; fell; had to s is falling; be; is t is going; had u is going w am; Don't you dare/You dare w have; had/got x get; to y had z used to

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1  Note that There're not... is not possible.
2  Usen't can replace usedn't.
3  Got is not used in short answers. See unit 2, section 2.
4  Contractions may also be used.
Author: Miquel Molina i Diez

Pages: 1, 2 and the key

   Contents

   Introduction

   Notes

1  Negative and interrogative sentences (Page 2 and the key)

2  Short answers (Page 2 and the key)

3  Question tags (Page 2 and the key)

4  Questions and exclamations (Page 2 and the key)

5  So, neither, nor, either (the key)

6  Be, used to, would, be/get/become used to, dare, have, get, become, grow, go, turn, fall and feel (Page 2 and the key)

7  Verb tenses: forms (Page 2 and the key)

8  Irregular verbs

9  Verb tenses: uses (Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5 and the key)

10 Personal pronouns, possessives and reflexive pronouns (Page 2 and the key)

11 The genitive case (the key)

12 Singular and plural nouns (Page 2 and the key)

13 Gender (the key)

14 A, an, some, any, no, not, none, each, every and the; compounds of some, any, no and every (Page 2, Page 3 and the key)

15 Neither, not...either, none, not...any, both and all (the key)

16 A few, few, a lot, lots, a little, little, many, much, no and plenty (the key)

17 Enough, too, so and such (the key)

18 Comparative and superlative sentences (Page 2 and the key)

19 Adjective order (the key)

20 Relative clauses (Page 2 and the key)

21 Do and make (the key)

22 Modal verbs (Page 2, Page 3 and the key)

23 Infinitives, gerunds and present participles (Page 2 and the key)

24 Conditional sentences (Page 2 and the key)

25 Passive sentences (the key)

26 Reported speech (Page 2 and the key)

27 Purpose (the key)

28 Word order (the key)

29 Inversion (the key)

30 Connectors (Page 2 and the key)

31 Prepositions (Page 2, Page 3 and the key)

32 Phrasal verbs (the key)

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