II. Practise aloud.
1. Is she had more experience, she'd do belter. 2. If I’d known that, I’d have put off the appointment. 3. If I were you, I’d give in.
III. Answer the following questions. Pay particular attention to the use of the Subjunctive Mood.
a) 1. Would you attend to the matter straight away if your
friend asked you to do it?
2. If you had a lot of luggage, would you take a taxi or go by bus?
3. What would you put on if it were warmer (colder) now?
4. Where would you send your son (daughter) to study if he (she) were good at singing?
b) 1. Would the conductor have given Mark Twain a seat
if the porter had known who he really was?
2. Would Mark Twain have believed his companion if he had told him the truth? Why not?
3. Would Miss Posie have agreed if Highsmith had gone to her and offered his services as an actor? Why? (Why not?)
4. Would Miss Carrington have believed Highsmith (in the role of Bill) if he hadn’t used familiar names in his conversation with her?
5. Would Miss Carrington have returned to live in Cran berry Corners if Highsmith hadn’t acted so convinc ingly? What would have happened then?
c) I. How well would you speak English if you’d spoken it
2. Would your favourite team have won the last football championship if they’d trained more?
3. Would you recognize your friend at once if you hadn’t seen him for ten years or so?
4. Where would you have gone if you’d had a holiday last winter?
IV. Complete the following questions and answer them.
to run into...? to mix with...? to complain of...? to be in trouble...? to be deceived...?