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Read the letter and add the sentences in brackets using relative clauses




Dear Donna,

I must tell you about a man 1) …………………………….. (I met him on holiday). I met him in Rome 2) …………………………….. (I was staying there overnight). I was walking around the Forum, 3) …………………………….. (it’s one of Rome’s ancient sites). The guide, 4) …………………………….. (he’d been feeling unwell all day), suddenly fainted! Someone shouted, “Doctor!” and a man 5) …………………………….. (he was standing nearby), came rushing up to help. He took the guide into the shade, 6) …………………………….. (it was cooler there), and rushed to a telephone, 7) …………………………….. (it was nearby) to call an ambulance. Fortunately, it proved to be nothing serious, 8) …………………………….. (we were all relieved to hear it). Anyway, we got chatting, and guess what! This man, 9) …………………………….. (David is his name), comes from Birmingham, 10) …………………………….. (I studied History there). We found out we had a lot in common, and I’m going to see him again next week. I’ll keep you posted.

Love,

Kim

 

2. Fill in the blanks with: despite, in spite of, while, whereas, although or though.

Dear John,

I am having a great time in England, 1) ………….. the bad weather! We arrived safely in London, 2) ………… the train was two hours late. 3) ……………. the fact that I miss America, I’m still enjoying myself. Tomorrow my friend is leaving for home, 4) …………. I still have three more days here. I’m going to visit Buckingham Palace, 5) …………….. the fact that I’ve been there before. I’m looking forward to going home. I think I’ll miss England a little, 6) ………… .

Love,

Lisa

 

Read the text and choose the correct word for each space from the box below.

Visiting New York

There are many reasons 1) …………….. you should visit New York. 2) …………….. , there are lots of fabulous attractions. The Statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park are popular choices 3) …………….. the Empire State building is the most popular tourist attraction. You can see views as far as eighty miles 4) …………….. you are on the eighty-sixth floor! With its incredible theatre productions and Broadway performances, everyone should try to see at least one show 5) …………….. they have the time. 6) …………….., the city offers great shopping. 7) …………….. it can be expensive, you are sure to find some bargains at Macy’s, the largest department store in the world.

Winter time is wonderful in New York. People gather at the Rockefeller center 8) …………….. take part in the winter tradition of ice skating. If you fancy taking a break from the crowds, why not wander into Central Park, the fifth largest 9) …………….. most famous of New York parks. There is plenty to see and do. New York is waiting for you!

A which B why С when
A To begin with B In addition С Besides that
A in spite of B though С despite
A whereas B until С when
A so B such С if
A However B In addition С Therefore
A Despite B Although С But
A in order to B so that С for
A since B after С but

 

PREPOSITIONS

1. Study the grammar reference below and match the examples to the correct prepositions on, by, in, at.



  cities / towns, the country, a street, the suburbs, the middle of, the centre of, a queue, a line, a row, a hospital, a hotel, a book, a newspaper, an armchair , danger, the sky, the park Idioms with … : cash, pen, ink, pencil, writing, one’s opinion, one’s hand, a way, the end
  house number, home, work, school, university, the station, the bus stop, the airport, the crossroads, the seaside, the door, the match, the bottom of, the top of, hotel, a table, a desk
  the floor, the outskirts, a platform, foot, the streets, the way, the pavement, a wall, rivers, the border, a farm, the screen, an island, a beach, the coast, the right, the left, a trip, the menu, top of Idioms with … : holiday, business, a journey, a trip, TV, the radio, the phone, the market(=available to the public), purpose, the way (=as I was going)
  Bus, taxi, car, helicopter, plane, train, coach, ship boat, air, sea BUT we say: on a / the bus, plane, train, coach, ship, boat; in a taxi, car, helicopter, plane Idioms with … : mistake, accident, chance
Compare: Tom is sitting in the café. (He’s inside the place) He’s at the café. (He’s drinking something).

Fill in the gaps with the correct prepositions.

Last year my family went 1) …… holiday to Thailand. We went 2) …… air; it was a very long journey but we were very well looked after 3) …… the plane by all the stewardesses. When we arrived 4) …… the airport we went directly to our hotel 5) …… taxi. There was a lot of traffic 6) …… the streets of the city and there were many people walking 7) …… the pavements. We stayed 8) …… a large hotel 9) …… the outskirts of Bangkok. We were given a wonderful suite 10) …… the top floor of the hotel. The most enjoyable day I had was when we went 11) …… a trip 12) …… boat, down the river to the crocodile farm. We had a wonderful holiday!

 

Fill in the gaps with the correct prepositions.

Last year I went 1) …… a trip which was an absolute disaster. I was going to Berlin 2) …… business when, 3) …… accident, I got 4) …… the wrong train. We were 5) …… the way to Brussels before I realized my mistake. When I got to Brussels I had more problems because all my money was 6) …… German Marks and I didn’t have my credit card with me. 7) …… chance, I found a helpful policeman, who was soon 8) …… the phone to my company. Thanks to his help I was able to arrange for some money to be sent to a nearby bank. I spent that night in a hotel and paid my bill 9) …… cash before leaving. 10) …… the end I got to Berlin twenty-four hours later than I had expected. Everyone thought my trip was a big joke, especially when I told them I had seen Brussels 11) …… the way.

 

Study the grammar reference below.

Prepositions of Time

At In On
at + clock time at + meal time phrases: at that time, at the moment, at the weekend BUT: on the weekend (AmE) in + part of day in + month / season / year phrases: in two hours in a week / few days / month / year on + day on + date on + season / day + part of day (on Friday night)
We never use at, in, or on before yesterday, tomorrow, tonight, next, this, last, every.He’s leaving next Sunday.

5. Fill in the gaps with in, on, or at and one of the phrases from the list.





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