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ESL Book: Questions and exercises

Lesson 1
A day in the life of a parliamentary candidate
A day in the life of a parliamentary candidate (2)
A day in the life of a parliamentary candidate (3)
New words and expressions
New words and expressions (2)
Questions and exercises
Keys to exercises
Lesson 2
A day in the life of a flat hunter
New words and expressions
Questions and exercises
Keys to exercises
Lesson 3
A day in the life of a student teacher
A day in the life of a student teacher (2)
New words and expressions
Questions and exercises
Keys to exercises
Lesson 4
A day in the life of a policeman
A day in the life of a policeman (2)
New words and expressions
Questions and exercises
Keys to exercises
Lesson 5
A day in the life of a stately home owner
A day in the life of a stately home owner (2)
New words and expressions
Questions and exercises
Keys to exercises
Lesson 6
A day in the life of a driving instructor
A day in the life of a driving instructor (2)
A day in the life of a driving instructor (3)
New words and expressions
Questions and exercises
Keys to exercises

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A.    Comprehension questions

 1.   How long has Paul Williams been a policeman?
 2.   Why did Paul think of giving up after nine months?
 3.   Why was Paul the last one to receive his orders?
 4.   How does Paul know Faversham Street?
 5.   Why did Paul wear civilian clothes?
 6.   What explanation did the man give for breaking into the
      house?

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 7.   What was he, in fact?
 8.   What were the three men doing?
 9.   What was the real burglar doing?
10.   Did Sergeant Hawkins arrive on foot?

B.    Use since, for and ago to complete the following sentences:

1.    Paul has been a policeman _____ ten years.
2.    He has been a policeman ______ 1962.
3.    He joined the police force ten years _____.
4.    He has been waiting for his orders _____ three o'clock.
5.    He went to the park two hours _____.
6.    He has been there _____ five o'clock.
7.    He has been there _______ two hours.
8.    He lived in Faversham Street twenty years _____.

C.    Change the following sentences into the passive:

Example:
      The men robbed the house.
      The house was robbed by the men.

1.    The chief constable was congratulating him.
2.    He dealt with the men in alphabetical order.
3.    The sergeant told Paul to wear civilian clothes.
4.    They won't notice you.
5.    Another police officer relieved him.
6.    I'll write down what you say.
7.    The four men overpowered the burglar.
8.    They call me "Hawkeye."

D.    Change the verb into the continuous (-ing) form:

1.    Paul thought of giving up.
2.    Paul sat round a table with his colleagues.
3.    I've eaten an ice-cream.
4.    It began to get dark.
5.    The men walked quietly towards the road.
6.    They tried to open one of the windows.
7.    The burglars broke into a house.
8.    Paul does his job well.


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