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First Certificate. Language Practice. Michael Vince. English Grammar and Vocabulary. 4th Edition with key. MACMILLAN with CD-ROM. First Certificate - Language Practice - Nowy 4th Edition Vince DESCRIPTION. First Certificate Language practice - grammar, vocabulary etc. Language Practice with key (MacMillan). Предмет: This edition published FIRST CERTIFICATE LANGUAGE PRACTICE. FIRST.

It is not always necessary to use the past perfect if a time expression makes the order of events clear. Before the train arrived, Susan managed to push her way to the front of the crowd.

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We often use the past continuous first to set the scene, and then the past simple for the separate, completed actions that happen. Susan was looking for Graham, so she didn't sit down. Instead, she tried calling him on her mobile phone. While Susan was trying to get onto the platform, a man grabbed her handbag. Participle clauses are introduced by the time expressions before, after and. They have the same subject as the following clause. After struggling with him, Susan pulled the bag from his hands.

Used to is used to describe past habits or states. A time expression is not necessary. J used to get up at six, but now I get up at eight. I used to own a horse. I owned a horse once. With negatives and questions used to becomes use to. Did you use to swim every day?

When we use used to we suggest that the action is no longer true and so make a strong contrast with the present. Would is used to describe a person's typical activities in the past. It can only be used to describe repeated actions, not states. It is mainly used in writing, and in personal reminiscences. Every evening was the same.

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Jack would turn on the radio, light his pipe and fall asleep. The past continuous can be used to describe a repeated action in the past, often an annoying habit.

A frequency adverb is necessary. Peter was younger, he was always getting into trouble. We can use the past continuous with think, hope and wonder to give a polite or. Language Practice with key MacMillan. Rowan Barnes-Murphy pp 9, 42; Ben Hasler pp 3, ; Ian Kellas pp 96, 97; Gillian Martin pp ; Janek Matysiak pp , , ; Julian Mosedale pp 53, 78, , , , , , , , , , ; David Parkins pp 18, ; Martin Shovel pp 36, 61, 84, , , , , , , , , , ; Bill Stott pp 94, , Photographs by: Eyewire, Photodisc and Andrew Oliver.

Also special thanks to Paul Emmerson and Sarah Curtis. Or they can be generally in progress but not actually happening at the moment: I'm learning to drive. State verbs and event action or dynamic verbs State verbs describe a continuing state, so do not usually have a continuous form.

Typical examples are: believe, belong, consist, contain, doubt, fit, have, know, like, love, matter, mean, need, own, prefer, seem, suppose, suspect, understand, want, wish Some verbs have a stative meaning and a different active meaning. Typical examples are: be, depend, feel, have, measure, see, taste, think, weigh Compare these uses: State Event Jack is noisy. Jill's being noisy. Deirdre has a Porsche. We're having an interesting conversation! I think I like you!

David's thinking about getting a new job. This fish tastes awful! I'm just tasting the soup. I feel that you are wrong. I'm feeling terrible. This bag weighs a ton! We're weighing the baby.

It depends what you mean. Bill, I'm depending on you to win this contract for us. The differences here apply to all verb forms, not just to present verb forms. Repeated actions My car has broken down, so I am walking to work these days. Complaints about annoying habits You are always making snide remarks about my cooking!

Other possible adverbs are: constantly, continually, forever With verbs describing change and development The weather is getting worse!

More and more people are giving up smoking. Other uses of present simple Making declarations Verbs describing opinions and feelings tend to be state verbs.

I hope you'll come to my party. I bet you don't know the answer! I hereby declare this hospital open! Headlines These are written in a 'telegram' style, and references to the past are usually simplified to present simple. Ship sinks in midnight collision.

Instructions and itineraries Instructions and recipes can be written in present simple instead of in imperative forms. This style is more personal. First you roll out the pastry. Itineraries are descriptions of travel arrangements.

On day three we visit Stratford-upon-Avon. Summaries of events Plots of stories, films etc, and summaries of historical events use present and present perfect verb forms. May The war in Europe conies to an end.

At the end of the play both families realise that their hatred caused the deaths of the lovers So then the second man asks the first one why he has a banana in his ear and the first one says You've put too much salt in. I depend on her.

Please be quiet, David. Hey, you! Could you come here please? I want to talk to you now. Jane is away on holiday so Linda handle her work. To be honest, I doubt whether Jim will be here next week. You've only just started the job, haven't you? Pay no attention to Graham. Put each verb in brackets into the present simple or present continuous.

I work in a large office with about thirty other people, most of whom I know quite well.

We 2 spend most of the day 1 together, so we have all become friends. In fact, most of my colleagues are so interesting, that I 3 think of writing a book about them!

Helen 5 run the accounts department. At the moment she 6 go out with Keith Ballantine, one of the sales representatives, and they 7 seem very happy together. But everyone - except Helen apparently 8 know that Keith 9 fancy Susan Porter.

But I 10 happen to know that Susan 11 dislike Keith. He 14 see Betty Wills from the overseas department. For instance, every week we 16 experience more and more problems with theft - personal belongings and even money have been stolen. When you 17 realise that someone in your office is a thief, it 18 upset you at first.

I'm not going to tell you who I 20 suspect. Well, not yet anyway! Do not change the word in bold. Charles b Take all your possessions and walk slowly to the exit. I h Neil always forgets his wife's birthday. Where there is an error, rewrite the sentence correctly. Which expression means one of the following?

Explanations Basic contrasts: will, going to, present continuous Will is normally known as the predictive future, and describes known facts, or what we supposes true.

I'll be late home this evening. The company will make a profit next year. This can also take the form of an assumption. That'll be Jim at the door. This means that I suppose it is Jim.

Will is also used to express an immediate decision. Be going to describes intentions or plans. At the moment of speaking the plans have already been made. I'm going to wait here until Carol gets back. Going to is also used to describe an event whose cause is present or evident. Look at that tree! It's going to fall.

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Compare the following with the examples in the first bullet point: I'm going to be late this evening. I've got lots of paperwork to finish off. The figures are good. I can see the company is going to make a profit this year. Decisions expressed with going to refer to a more distant point in the future. Present continuous describes fixed arrangements, especially social and travel arrangements.

A time reference is usually included. Note the strong similarity to the going to future. Future continuous This describes an event which will be happening at a future point. Come round in the morning. I'll be painting in the kitchen. It can also describe events which are going to happen anyway, rather than events which we choose to make happen. In some contexts future continuous also sounds more polite than will. Will you be going to the shops later?

If you go, could you get me some milk?It depends what you mean. See Grammar 11 and 12 for other uses of shall and will. C I don't go. Maria Belen Molinari While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this book, the publisher assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.

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There are lots of prefixes and suffixes we can use to make negatives. This is followed by a focus on each paper and includes Replace the words in bold with a one-word adverb.

First Certificate language practice: Burlington Books. The answer key also includes clear explanations and analysis of model answers.

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