Live Intermediate English Class with Adam [S1-E16] Commando and Life is Unfair!

Hello My Friends!

Do you ever feel like life is unfair? In Arnold Schwarzenegger’s classic movie “Commando” he definitely thinks so! In this movie his daughter is kidnapped and his life is made horrible by some bad people! Today, we will talk about some great new vocabulary like accurate, indignant, inflict, taunt, and overthrow. Also, we will continue discussing about how conditional grammar in English works. Don’t miss out on our live discussion too to practice your English!

 

Here are some exercises for you guys to practice the vocabulary and grammar with! The answers are written at the bottom of the page.

 

Exercise 1: Vocabulary Word Replacing (Don’t forget to change the word to match the grammar like past/present continuous etc.)

Replace the red word with one of today’s vocabulary: overthrow, indignant, inflict, accurate, and taunt.

1. The Jewish people were given great suffering by the Nazis. inflicted with

2. He was angry that his sister got the last candy. indignant

3. He made the commando angry by kidnapping his daughter. taunted the commando

4. Bad guys are never able to hit their targets with their weapons. accurate

5. If you don’t like the current President we can just remove him from power. overthrow him

 

Exercise 2: Grammar: 

Making conditional sentences: Present vs. Past Conditionals

If I have/if it is and if I had/if it was

Change each of the following sentences to make both present and past conditional sentences.

Example) I must go watch Adam’s class (time). If I have time, I will go watch it. If I had time, I would go watch it.

1. I need to take a shower before I go out today. (time)

2. He should buy his girlfriend flowers. (money)

3. She should play with her children. (patience)

4. He needs to go camping. (tent)

5. He wants to fly to a remote location. (helicopter)

 

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Answers:

Vocabulary:

1. inflicted with, 2. indignant, 3. taunted the commando, 4. accurate,  5. overthrow him

Grammar:

1. I need to take a shower before I go out today. (time)

If I have time, I will take a shower/If I had time, I would take a shower.

2. He should buy his girlfriend flowers. (money)

If he has money, he will buy his girlfriend flowers/If he had money, he would buy his girlfriend flowers.

3. She should play with her children. (patience)

If she has patience, she will play with her children/If she had patience, she would play with her children.

4. He needs to go camping. (tent)

If he has a tent, he will go camping. If he had a tent, he would go camping.

5. He wants to fly to a remote location. (helicopter)

If he has a helicopter, he will fly to a remote location/If he had a helicopter, he would fly to a remote location.