Exercise Units ( 15, 16 )
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Exercise Units ( 15, 16 )

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs given. (4 POINTS)

Example: A law should _____________ (pass) to limit the amount of new construction in this city.

1. Parking tickets must _____________ (issue) to drivers who park illegally.

2. People ought _____________ (require) to take a driver’s course before they get a license.

3. Politicians shouldn’t _____________ (allow) to vote themselves pay raises.

4. Motorcyclists mustn’t _____________ (permit) to ride without wearing a helmet. aren’t they?


Complete the sentences with tag questions. (3 POINTS)

Example: Rents are high around here, _____________


1. Bullies don’t care about other children’s feelings, _____________ ?

2. Sales tax makes things so expensive, _____________ ?

3. Company outsourcing isn’t always the best way to cut expenses, _____________ ?


Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of establish, be able, or lose. (3 POINTS)

1. In the last five years, I _____________ to save enough money to buy a new car.

2. By the end of this year, I’d like _____________ 15 pounds.

3. By the time I’m 30, I hope I _____________ a small women’s health center downtown.


Match the questions and responses. Then write sentences using complex noun phrases followed by gerunds. (3 POINTS)

1. _______ What is a challenging aspect of being a psychologist?

2. _______ What is one of the most difficult things about being a lawyer?

3. _______ What is the nicest thing about working abroad?

4. _______ What is one of the rewards of being a camp counselor?

a. analyzing people’s behavior
b. gaining leadership experience
c. sometimes fighting for something you don’t believe in

d. learning about another culture
A challenging aspect of being a psychologist is analyzing people’s behavior.

1. ___________________________________________________________________________ .

2. ___________________________________________________________________________ .

3. ___________________________________________________________________________ .

4. ___________________________________________________________________________ .

Circle the correct word or phrase. (4 POINTS)

1. I hope the school budget passes so teachers don’t have to plan for (lack of affordable child care / overcrowded classrooms / homelessness).

2. A new study from a local university says (stray animals / graffiti / inadequate health care) is responsible for over 45,000 deaths a year.

3. We’re looking to hire a (dependent / resourceful / rigid) manager, one who is skilled at solving problems and making decisions.

4. I’m quite pleased with Amanda’s progress – she used to be (courageous / cynical / timid) and shy, but now she’s outgoing.

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