I. Write sentences about yourself. Say whether you like or don’t like these activities. Choose one of these verbs for each sentence:
Like/don’t like love hate enjoy don’t mind
1. (fly) I don’t like flying. Or I don’t like to fly.
2. (play cards)I like to play cards
3. (be alone) I don't like to be alone
4. (go to museums) I like to go to the museums
5. (cook) I like to cook.
II. Make sentences from the words in brackets. Use –ing or to... . Sometimes either form is possible.
1. Paul lives in Berlin now. It’s nice. He likes it.
(he/like/live/there) He likes living there.
2. Jane is a biology teacher. She likes her job.
(she/like/teach/biology) She likes teaching biology.
3. Joe always carries his camera with him and takes a lot of photographs.
(he/like/take/photographs) he likes to take lots of photographs.
4. I used to work in a supermarket. I didn’t like it much.
( I/not/like/work/there) i did not like to work there.
5. Rachel is studying medicine. She likes it.
(she/like/study/medicine) She likes to study about medicines
6. Dan is famous. But he doesn’t like it.
(he/not/like/be/famous) he does not like to be famous.
7. Jennifer is a very cautious person. She doesn’t take many risks.
(she/not/like/take/risks) she does not like to take risks.
8. I don’t like surprises.
(I/ like /know/things/in advance) I like to know about things in advance.
III Complete each sentence with a verb in the correct form, -ing or to... . In one sentence either form is possible.
1. It’s good to visit other places- I enjoy travelling.
2. Would you like to sit down? No thanks. I’ll stand.
3. I’m not quite ready yet. Would you mind if i took a little longer?
4. When I was a child. I hated to go to bed early.
5. When I have to catch a train. I’m always worried that I’ll miss it. So I like to run to the station in plenty of time.
6. I enjoy when there's busy. I don’t like it when there’s nothing to do.
7. I would love to come to your wedding, but I’m afraid it isn’t possible.
8. I don’t like to work in this part of town. I want to move somewhere else.
9. Do you have a minute? I’d like to talk to you about something.
10. If there’s bad news and good news. I like to hear the bad news first.
IV Write sentences using would... to have (done). Use the verbs in brackets.
1. It’s a pity I couldn’t go to the wedding. (like) I would like to have gone to the wedding.
2. It’s a pity I didn’t see the programme. (like) i would like to see the programme.
3. I’m glad I didn’t lose my watch. (hate) I would hate it if I lost my watch.
4. It’s a pity I didn’t meet your parents (love)
I'd love to meet your parents.
5. I’m glad I wasn’t alone (not/like)
I do not like to be alone.
6. It’s a pity I couldn’t travel by train (prefer)
I would prefer to go by train.