Exercise 21 Conditional Sentence :
1. Henry Talks to his dog as if it has understand him.
2. If they had left the house earlier, they wouldn’t be so late getting to the airport that they could not check their baggage.
3. If I finish the dress before Saturday, I gives it to my sister for her birthday.
4. If I had seen the movie, I could told you about it last night.
5. Had Bob not interfered in his sisters marital problems, there could be peace between them.
6. He would give you the money if he had it.
7. I wish they could stop making so much noise so that I could concentrate.
8. She would call you immediately if she needed help.
9. Had they arrived at the sell early, they could found a better selection.
10. We hope that you will enjoy the party last night.
11. If you have enough time, please paint the chair before you leave.
12. We could go for a drive if today were Saturday.
13. If she win the prize, it will be because she writes very well.
14. Mike wished that the editors would permit him to copy some of their material.
15. Joel wishes that he could spend his vacation on the gulf coast next year.
16. I will accept if they invite me to the party.
17. If your mother bought that car for you, will you be happy?
18. If he had decided earlier, he could have left on the afternoon flight.
19. Had we known your address, we would write you a letter.
20. If the roofer doesn’t come soon, the rain will leak inside.
21. Because rose did so poorly on the exam, she wishes that she would study harder last night.
22. My dog always wakes me up if he hears strange noises.
23. If you see Mary today, please asked her to call me.
24. If he gets the raise, it will be because he does a good job.
25. The teacher will not accept our work if we turn it in late.
26. Mrs Wood always talks to her tenth-grade students as tough they will become adults.
27. If he had left already, he would called us.
28. If they had known him, they could talked to him.
29. He would understand it if you explained it to him more slowly.
30. I could understand the French teacher if she spoke more slowly.
Exercise 26: Adjective and Adverbs
Circle the correct form in parentheses.
1. Rita plays violin good.
2. That is an intensely novel.
3. The sun is shining bright
4. The girls speak fluently French.
5. The boys speak Spanish fluently.
6. The table has a smooth surface.
7. We must figure our income tax returns accurately.
8. We don’t like to drink bitterly tea.
9. The plane will arrive soon.
10. He had an accident because he was driving too fast.
Exercise 27: Linking (Compulative) verbs
Circle the correct form in parentheses.
1. Your cold sounds terrible.
2. The pianist plays very well.
3. The food in the restaurant always tastes good.
4. The campers remained calm despite the thunderstorm.
5. They became sick after eating the contaminated food.
6. Professor Calandra looked quickly at the students sketches.
7. Paco was working diligent on the project.
8. Paul protested vehement about the new proposals.
9. Our neighbors appread relaxed after their vacation.
10. The music sounded too noisy to be classical.
Exercise 28: Comparisons
Supply the correct form of the adjectives and adverbs in parentheses. Let as and than be your clues. Add any other words that may be necessary.
1. John and his friends left as soon as the professor had finished his lecture.
2. His job is more important than his friends.
3. He plays the guitar as well as Andres Segovia.
4. A new house is much more expensive than an older one.
5. Last week was as hot as this week.
6. Martha is more talented than her cousin.
7. Bill’s descriptions are more colorful than his wife’s.
8. Nobody is more happy than Maria Elena.
9. The boys felt worse bad than the girls about losing the game.
10. A greyhound runs more fast than a Chihuahua.
Supply than, as, or from in each of the following sentences.
1. The Empire State Building is taller than the Statue of Liberty.
2. California is farther from New York than Pennsylvania.
3. His assignments is different from mine.
4. Louie reads more quickly than his sisters.
5. No animal is so big from King Kong.
6. That report is less impressive than the government’s.
7. Sam wears the same shirt as his teammates.
8. Dave paints much more realistically than his professor.
9. The twins have less money at the end of the month than they have at the beginning.
10. Her sports car is different from Nancy’s.
Exercise 30: Comparisons
Select the correct form in parentheses in the following sentences.
1. Of the four dresses, I like the red one best.
2. Phil is happier person that we know
3. Pat’s car is faster than Dan’s
4. This is the creamiest ice cream I have had in a long time
5. This poster is more colorful than the one in the ball
6. Does fred feel better today than he did yesterday
7. This vegetable soup tastes very good
8. While trying to balance the baskets on her head, the woman walked more awkwardly than her daughter
9. Jane is the less athletic of all the women
10. My cat is the prettiest of the two