Grammar Task 1:
Which word or words best fit each sentence?1 I’m not happy with your attitude. You’d _______ shape up or you’ll be looking for another job.
2 I think what you _______ do is to ask Alex to help you with this project.
3 All new employees _______ undergo a training program.
4 What are you doing here? You’re _______ be at the meeting.
A: supposed to
5 Did you leave the lights on in the meeting room? You _______ go back in and turn them off.
A: had better
6 The boss is in a foul mood. You _______ not disturb him at the moment.
A: had better
7 We’re _______ take our lunch break at twelve, but sometimes I take it at one.
A: supposed to
8 We _______ try to have the meeting on Tuesday morning.
9 You _______ meet your sales targets to be eligible for the monthly bonus.
10 You’d _______ keep your receipts if you want to claim for them.
Grammar Task 2:
These sentences are structurally incorrect. Can you correct them?1 We supposed to ask for leave one week in advance.
We are supposed to ask for leave one week in advance.
2 You should to get someone to cover for you when you’re away.
You should get someone to cover for you when you’re away.
3 Sean have better not be rude to the customers again.
Sean had better not be rude to the customers again.
4 The employees must to clock in as soon as they arrive.
The employees must clock in as soon as they arrive.
5 You are suppose to keep your mobile phone on silent mode during the meeting.
You are supposed to keep your mobile phone on silent mode during the meeting.
6 You should getting one of the interns to help you with the photocopying.
You should get one of the interns to help you with the photocopying.
7 It’s getting late. I better go or I’ll get into trouble.
It’s getting late. I’d better go or I’ll get into trouble.
8 The managers must have write a report every month.
The managers must write a report every month.
1 How many cases were covered in the article?
2 Where do these stories come from?
A: a job-hunting website
1 __________ the summer, market activity is slow.
a | During
2 He hasn't released an album __________.
b | for ten years
3 __________________ the phone rang, she knew it would be bad news.
b | As soon as
4 We will reconvene the meeting _____ three days.
a | in
5 We will reconvene the meeting three days _________.
c | from now
6 ______ the past, disease was a massive problem.
b | In
7 I haven't seen Bob from Accounting _________.
a | for ages
8 It's been ages ________ we played football together.
c | since
9 We __________ spend enough time helping our kids with their homework.
c | rarely
10 I was totally exhausted ______ the time I got home.
a | by
11 The doctor will be with you _________.
a | in a moment
12 The doctor will be with you ________.
b | shortly
13 We need to get the photocopier fixed _______________.
c | as soon as possible
14 The research paper is due _________.
c | a week on Monday
15 Sherry came to visit us ________.
a | a few days ago
16 ___________, he is ranked number one in the world.
b | Currently
17 ____________, please. I need take this call.
c | Just a moment
18 We reached the station at five-fifteen ___________.
a | on the dot
Correct the mistakes:1 A phone is a necessity these days that can access the Internet.
A: A phone that can access the Internet is a necessity these days.
2 They serve chicken which it is cooked in curry sauce.
A: They serve chicken which is cooked in curry sauce.
3 I like cars who can go really fast.
A: I like cars that/which can go really fast.
4 The stew which I ate it gave me an upset tum.
A: The stew which I ate gave me an upset tum.
5 I’ve misplaced the document that was working on.
A: I’ve misplaced the document (that) I was working on.