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1. Listen to the dialogue and write down all the infinitive forms of the verbs you hear. Then turn the infinitives into gerunds where possible and explain the changes in meaning (if any).

A: We don’t like to drive on 101.

B: I understand.

A: We hate to drive fast.

B: You have to drive fast on 101.

A: We don’t like to drive downtown.

B: Why not?

A: We don’t like to stop at red lights.

2. Complete the sentences, using gerunds.


I would never think of…

I would never think of cheating you.

1. I wish you did something to help instead of … 2. You seem to be very fond of …. 3. The boy was severely reprimanded for… . 4. They saw no reason for. 5. You must be tired of … 6. There are many difficulties involved in. 7. He doesn’t take any interest in … 8. The people were warned of the danger of … 9. Who is responsible for… 10. She was not interested in … 11. That company specializes in …. 12. My doctor advised me to give up …. 13. The prisoner was accused of … 14. By …, the student improved his chances of …

15. The customer left the shop without … 16. Many people get a great deal of satisfaction from … 17. He ran the risk of … 18. We asked a solicitor for advice before … 19. We had to put off … 20. I told him not to bother about…

3. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb in brackets (gerund or infinitive) and the meaning of the item you choose.

1. Sheryl forgot (bring) her purse, so I lent her ten dollars. 2. I completely forgot (come) here when I was a kid. But now I remember! My parents brought me here when I was three. 3. Lydia really regrets (drop) out of high school. She has really had to struggle to make a living because of that decision. 4. I regret (inform) you that Mr. Smith has passed away. 5. Did you remember (pack) your swimsuit? Our vacation in Hawaii won’t be much fun if you can’t go swimming. 6. Do you remember (be) stuck in that elevator when we were in New York? I thought we would never get out of there! 7. If you can’t find the key, try (open) the lock with something else, like a knife or a screwdriver. 8. She tried (tell) him the terrible truth, but she just couldn’t bring herself to do it. 9. I dread (think) of what might happen next. 10. I dread (go) to work tomorrow. I think I’m going to call in sick.

Exam Skill Builder

4. How would you understand the following messages? Choose the correct item for each situation.

The gym is closed 3-5 p.m. Friday for staff training

a. The public can use the gym for part of Friday

b. The gym is closed for one day

c. No staff are available on Friday after 5 p.m.

Take one tablet twice a day with food.

a. You should eat before taking these tablets

b. You should take these tablets for two days

c. You should have two tablets per day

To: Tom From: Joe

Tom - Football training is cancelled until further notice because Mike has gone away, maybe we could do something else this week.

Tom and Joe aren’t playing football because

a. They’re going away for a week

b. Mike is somewhere else

c. Training is on another day

No dogs are allowed anywhere on the beach between May and September

a. Dog owners must avoid certain areas of the beach

b. You can never take your dog onto this beach

c. Dogs are welcome at certain times of the year

5. Read the information about youth clubs and then answer the questions after the text.

Youth Clubs Have Been Around for More Than 150 Years

The activities they offer may have changed a little, but their purpose remains much the same. In 1863, Rev Arthur Sweatman said youth clubs provided «evening recreation, companionship, an entertaining but healthy literature, useful instruction, and a strong guiding influence to lead young people onward and upward socially and morally». The language may be old-fashioned, but youth clubs still focus on the same vital things today.

What is a youth club?

Youth clubs give young people a low-cost place to go outside of school, offering them a sense of belonging. The activities and support from club leaders and volunteers allow young people to learn new skills and build confidence and resilience for the future, as well as have fun. Young people choose to go there, with youth clubs open to all young people.

There are around 11,000 youth clubs in England.

What do youth clubs offer?

The youth clubs offer a huge range of activities. There is everything from boxing to dance, as well as clubs focusing on the environment, creative arts and leadership and work skills.

Relationships are also at the heart of youth clubs - both with friends and the adults who work there. For some young people, their relationship with their youth worker or club volunteer may be the only meaningful relationship they have with an adult.

Youth clubs offer something for everyone. It’s important that every young person in the UK has access to a club that’s right for them.

1. What youth clubs do you know in Ukraine?

2. What British youth clubs do you know?

3. Do you belong to any youth club? If yes, what do the club members do? What keeps you interested in the club’s activities?

4. If your answer to the previous question was «no», which youth clubs would you like to join? What activities would you like to be engaged there?

5. What is your opinion on the importance of youth clubs for the young people?

6. Look at the pictures and name the activities which teenagers enjoy doing at youth clubs. Which activities would you like to participate in and why?

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