April 5th, 2011 in Improve English
The future auxiliaries will and shall are often replaced by other verbs and expressions that stress a particular feeling or attitude of the speaker.
Rewrite the following sentences, using the verb given within brackets instead of will or shall.
1. I think I shall visit Kashmir during the summer. (hope)
2. I will be going to Paris next week. (intend)
3. Shall I get you a cup of coffee? (want)
4. Will you have a game of tennis? (like)
5. He says he will get a promotion soon. (expect)
6. It looks like it will rain later in the evening. (might)
7. He will be promoted. (promise)
8. You shall go at once. (are)
9. We will win the election. (confident)
10. I think I will write a novel. (plan)
1. I hope to visit Kashmir during the summer.
2. I intend to go to Paris next week.
3. Do you want a cup of coffee?
4. Would you like to have a game of tennis?
5. He expects to get a promotion soon.
6. It might rain later in the evening.
7. I promise that he will be promoted.
8. You are to go at once.
9. We are confident of winning the election.
10. I am planning to write a novel.