Ex. 1 A — 2; B — 3.
- a) John could read books.
- b) John could run.
- c) John could ride a bicycle.
- d) John couldn’t ride a horse.
- e) John couldn’t drive a car.
- f) John couldn’t work on the computer.
- In the Middle Ages they could write and read books.
- They couldn’t fly planes.
- They couldn’t watch television.
- They couldn’t travel by train.
- They could ride horses.
- They could travel by sea.
- They couldn’t drive cars.
- They couldn’t ride bikes.
- They couldn’t play computer games.
- They could make houses.
- They could cook food in the kitchen.
- They couldn’t listen to CD players.
- They could play chess.
- They couldn’t speak on the telephone.
- They couldn’t eat cheeseburgers and drink Coke.
Ex. 4 Grow — blow; ate — met; had — bad; saw — more; sang — rang; few — knew; plate — played; sea — be.
Ex. 5 Their grandparents live there.
- Who was born in Blackpool? — Margaret was.
- Who was a nurse? — Margaret’s mother was.
- Who grew up near the sea? — Margaret did.
- Who went to London University? — Margaret did.
- Who could sing and play the piano well? — Margaret could.
- Who became a school teacher? — Margaret did.
- Who visits their grandmother in Blackpool? — John and Sally do.
- Who died three years ago? — Margaret’s father did.
- Who likes travel abroad? — The Barkers do.
- Who is a happy woman? — Margaret Barker is.
Ex. 7 B. 1g; 2f; 3j; 4e; 5b; 6c; 7d; 8i; 9k; 10a; 11h.
- Fiona could.
- Alice could.
- Marry could.
- Betty could.
- Victor could.
- John could.