NAME : CLASS: DATE: Complete the sentences with one of the prepositions from the box 1. We wanted to eat the typical food __________ the area, so we went to a local restaurant. 2. She's very fond __________ children. In fact, she wants to have two of her own. 3. I feel sorry __________ her. She doesn't deserve to be treated __________ such a bad way. 4. My dad is very pleased __________ my conduct in school. 5. Irish people are famous __________ their hospitality. 6. The district attorney is involved __________ one of the biggest crime cases in decades. 7. If we don't get to a petrol station soon, we'll be running __________ of gas. 8. The classroom is equipped __________ all the latest technical devices. 9. There must be something wrong __________ John. He keeps locking himself up in his room. 10. I am not used __________ running in this kind __________ weather. 11. .Are you related __________ Harriet? You look exactly like her. 12. .Vegetables and fruit are rich __________ vitamins. 13. I'm very bad __________ cooking, so we often go __________ for meals. . 14. I'm so tired __________ babysitting. Why don't you look __________ her for a while? 15. He apologized __________ the remarks he made __________ us. 16. Jill is married __________ an Australian. 17. Based __________ the data we have, the party won't make it into parliament. 18. Don't get mad __________ me. I haven't done anything wrong. 19. Mom is worried __________ her sister. She doesn't seem to be herself __________ the moment. 20. The chairman is responsible __________ all the wrong decisions he has made so far. 2 NAME________________________________________CLASS:______________________________ Write affirmative sentences in the correct word order. 1. with / you / have / flowers / any / needn’t / brought / you ________________________________________________________________________________ 2. at least / had / we / ten minutes / wait / for / to ________________________________________________________________________________ 3. were / they / when / I / a game / playing / the room / entered ________________________________________________________________________________ 4. a hat / she / on Sundays / goes / wears / she / usually / when / to church ________________________________________________________________________________ 5. early / was / in the morning / the sun / shining _______________________________________________________________________________ 6. used / drinking / is / in the morning / tea / to / she ________________________________________________________________________________7. would / he / understand / clearly / spoke / we / if /him ________________________________________________________________________________ 8. don’t / like / tonight / to the cinema / I / feel / going ________________________________________________________________________________ 9. as possible / managed / as soon / the / money / Harry / get / to ________________________________________________________________________________ 10. always / complaining / about / he / his work / keeps ________________________________________________________________________________ 11.forward / am / I / again / to / you / looking / seeing ________________________________________________________________________________ 12.watch / on / there / last night / nothing / to / TV / was ________________________________________________________________________________ 13.written / plays / has / up to now / several / my brother ________________________________________________________________________________ 14.$1/ would / if / gave / we / have / everyone / enough ________________________________________________________________________________ =1= EXERCISE 2. Fill in the correct connectives and linking words from the list. There may be more than one answer in some sentences AS LONG AS – BECAUSE - DESPITE – DUE TO - EVEN THOUGH – HOWEVER - IN CASE IN SPITE – NEVERTHELESS - THEREFORE . 1. Take your camera with you, just _____________________ mine doesn't work. 2. _____________________ having muscle problems, the defender was able to play. 3. Bring an umbrella with you _____________________ it rains tomorrow. 4.Skiing is a safe sport _____________________ you obey the rules on the slope. 5. All flights to and from London have been cancelled _____________________ fog. 6. They arrived in time for the meeting _____________________ having to travel in bad weather. 7. I like travelling by underground, _____________________ it gets pretty crowded during rush hours. 8. She has been living in the country her whole life. _____________________, she has decided she wants a change and plans on moving to the city. 9. We had a wonderful time in Barcelona. _____________________, transport workers were on strike so we couldn't use the underground. 10._____________________ life was hard during the war, we managed to survive. 11._____________________ heavy traffic on the motorway, we couldn't make it in time. 12. _____________________ of the low temperatures during the winter, Moscow is always worth visiting. 13. I can't come now _____________________ the children are ill, and I have to look after them. 14. The economy collapsed, _____________________ the government had to resign. 15.You may go out with your friends tonight, _____________________ you never go alone and stay with them all the time. 16.I already knew a lot about cybersecurity. _____________________, the lecture was quite interesting. = 2 = NAME :___________________________CLASS:________________DATE:_________ Read the text and fill in the gaps 1-5 with a correct sentence A-G. Two sentences are extra. During these difficult times, the need to find some way to escape and recharge is perhaps even more important than it had been in years’ past. As border restrictions begin to ease and economies — and hotels — begin to open up, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests staying home to stay safe. Sticking close to home. Industry watchers suggest people will start traveling by exploring their own backyard. Henry isn't planning to cross the pond anytime soon; she's looking forward to her summer vacation nonetheless. "This is a chance to explore our own country," she says. "We have a list of hikes that we've been meaning to get to and we just haven't taken the time because normally in the summer we're taking the longer trips. "Looking for wide open, outside spaces. Driving to wide-open spaces will be more popular than usual as most people try to maintain distance from each other and stay outdoors where the coronavirus is less likely to spread. Cleaner, safer hotels. Every customer interaction with the hotel and its staff will require to be viewed through a Covid-19 lens, such as social distancing in dining rooms, hand sanitizers throughout the property, masks for staff, self-opening doors, etc. A. Did COVID-19 ruin your summer vacation plans? B. Even once lockdowns are lifted, there will be a tendency for people to stay closer to home in the first few months due to feeling cautious and concerned about Covid-19 and the potential for a second wave. C. We keep COVID-19 from ruining our precious vacation time. D. But it also has a long list of helpful considerations for those who are planning a summer vacation anyway. E. We suggest traveling to lesser known parks or heading to a lake with just your family versus visiting a crowded beach. F. Hotel guests will also start seeing more self-check-in and mobile key room entry. G. This is a cool opportunity that we've been somewhat forced into, but it's turning out to be a blessing.