Wish/Should Have/Were to Worksheets
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This worksheet on hypothetical situations
includes a lot of wish sentences and exercises. Giving your students all this material at once would be rather overwhelming so consider choosing the best exercises for your lesson and saving some activities for other class periods or homework assignments. At the very least you can use this as a resource for wish sentences instead of spending time creating your own. There are more worksheets available on this topic so you should take a moment to browse through them. Since all the worksheets are free and easy to download, there is no reason to just glance at the thumbnail images; download worksheets that grab your attention and look at the whole worksheet to make a better decision as to whether or not it would be appropriate for your students.
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English Through Videos
This fun video activity is to practise using past modals "should have.." and "would have..." to discuss past mistakes. The video describes the top ten stupid mistakes made by people. Learners shou ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This worksheet offers practice expressing wishes in English at an intermediate level. The practice can be done in class or set as homework. In addition to using the correct tenses students should ...
This is the worksheet based on The Great Gatsby trailer. The grammar focuses on the sentences with I wish/if only. It also contains listening practice with fill in the gaps activity and synonym m ...
Thia worksheet will allow students to start a debate about painful relationships and broken hearts. First, they have to spot the extra word in some verses and then guess the meaning of some idioms ...
I created this presentation to practice speaking with my adult students. It covers such sentence constructions as I wish I would, I wish I were, I wish I had gone, I hope, It's time and I should h ...
I got inspired by the book of J R Tolkien "The Hobbit", where the main character is constantly regretting his decision to join the adventure, and created this worksheet. This ppt provides some pra ...
Int Adv Exam
A test for emotions and modal verbs for 8th grade students. It contains grammar exercises and some activities matching emotions with pictures. Some exercises of completing sentences and gap comple ...
Elem Pre-Int Exam
Here you will find exercises about modal verbs and vocabulary from compound nouns and other that can be very useful for teachers and students. This can be used as a worksheet or as a test for your ...
Pre-Int Int Exam
This worksheet is to practise talking about regret while working on the pronuncation shudda (should have). Students start by reading a review of gig, then they have to identify at least ten proble ...
Kate Nash's song is perfect for revising I wish construction. In this activity students would analyze the stills from the video and make predictions, watch the video, check and finally listen to t ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This worksheet is useful for intermediate and advanced students. it is just to introduce the topic. The white letters can't be seen in the white board, so you can use them as revision as well. So ...
This powerpoint covers some exercises based on wish and if clauses. After studying the subject, this will help you to reinforce what they have learned and enables to measure their capability to de ...
This worksheet is aimed at students who already know a little bit about structure and functions of modal verb should affirmative and negative. It is composed of 4 activities. The first 2 are filli ...
This activity is suitable to intermediate and advanced students in practicing how to persuade and/ or dissuade the other person. It is better done as a role playing activity. This will motivate ...
Int Adv Exam
This is a powepoint presentation to be used in the practice instance once the grammar point has been explained. I hope you find it useful. In the complete lesson they discover the grammar thr ...
I'm sharing a lesson to work on wish statements for regrets. Throughout the following activities ss will be introduced to the concept of wishes, discover the grammar, practice and (hopefully) end ...
In this activitity there are 14 letters of desperate people looking for advice. They have written to Agony Aunt Anne and are waiting for an answer .Can you help them? Use any suitable modal verb. ...
This is a 2-page worksheet for revising or teaching wishes and regrets at intermediate level. There's a brief explanation at the top of the page followed by 3 different activities in which st ...
The worksheet would work best for mature teenagers and adults. They are going to read an online article called “20 things I should have known at 20” where the author makes a list of th ...
Int Adv Exam
In the song "Ugly" Bon Jovi sings that everybody is beautiful though all of us can feel ugly sometimes. The first part of the worksheet is matching. Grammar focus is on Second Type Condition ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
I made this worksheet as an extra activity for a class in which I aborded past/past perfect tenses and "wish" (past, present and future) subjects, in a class for intermediate level students. ...
The song by Kate Nash. Perfect for practicing the second conditional and wishes. Students must complete the lyrics of the song. The song is a storylike so there are few repetitions. The answer key ...
I use this song as a revision or an introduction of I WISH structure. The song has become an anthem for the civil right movement so it can also be used to discuss the problem of racism and discrim ...
Int Adv Exam
Speaking activity worksheet for practising different ways of expressing imaginary situations. It also can be used as a role-play activity or as a writing task. It is a good way for communication ...
In this presentation you can see conditional clauses introduced by "when", "unless" and you can also find usage of "I wish..." and "if only..." This presentation is based on pure grammar rul ...
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