1. Look at the pictures. Complete the sentences with should or shouldn’t and the verbs below.
answer go (x2) sit swim wear
1 He __________ down.
2 She __________ to bed.
3 She __________ her helmet.
4 He __________ his phone.
5 They __________ in this river.
6 They __________ inside.
1 shouldn’t sit 2 should go 3 should wear
4 shouldn’t answer 5 shouldn’t swim 6 should go
2. Put the words in the correct order to make sentences giving advice. Use should or shouldn’t.
1 (that / you / sandwich / eat)
You shouldn’t eat that sandwich. It’s a week old!
2 (go / we / park / the / to)
________ It’s a beautiful day.
3 (go / you / now / home)
________ Your dinner is ready.
4 (homework / / I / finish)
________ I have to give it to the teacher tomorrow.
5 (road / in / skateboard / you / the)
________ It’s dangerous.
6 (music / we / to / listen)
________ dad needs to sleep.
2 We should go to the park.
3 You should go home now.
4 I should finish homework.
5 You shouldn’t skateboard in the road.
6 We shouldn’t listen to music.
3. Complete the dialogue with the words below.
course do problem right see something tell that
Beth Hi, Leo. Can I ask your advice about 1 _____?
Leo Yes, of 2 _____ What’s the 3 _____?
Beth Well, I’m worried about schoolwork.
Leo Really? But you’re good at every subject!
Beth But I have to work in parents’ shop at weekend. So it’s really difficult to do homework.
Leo Yes, I 4 _____
Beth What do you think I should 5 _____?
Leo You should talk to your mum and dad. You should 6 _____ Them how you feel.
Beth Should I say I can’t work at the shop?
Leo No, you shouldn’t do 7 _____ They need your help. But perhaps you can just work there in the mornings.
Beth Yes, you’re 8 _____ Thanks, Leo.
1 something 2 course 3 problem 4 see 5 do
6 tell 7 that 8 right
4. Listen to three dialogues. Complete the summaries with the words below.
angry brother parents sad show
teacher team words worried
1 The girl is __________ with her __________
The boy says that she should talk to her __________
2 The boy is __________ about the school __________
The girl says that he should practise his __________ with her.
3 The girl is __________ because she is not in a sports __________
The boy says that she should talk to the __________
1 angry, brother, parents 2 worried, show, words
3 sad, team, teacher
Boy Hi! How are you?
Girl Not great.
B Oh, dear.
G Can I ask your advice about something?
B Yes, of course. What is it?
G Well, I’m really angry with brother. He never helps with the housework at home.
B Oh, dear!
G So I have to do more housework.
B That’s not fair.
G So what should I do? When I talk to him, he just laughs.
B You should talk to your parents.
B Yes. Tell them how you feel.
G You’re right. Thanks.
Girl Hi! How are you?
Boy I’m OK. But I’m worried about the school show.
G Oh, dear. Why?
B Because I don’t know words! And the show is next week!
G You should learn them!
B I can’t learn them. memory isn’t very good.
G I know. You should practise your words with me.
B What do you mean?
G You should say your words to me. And I can do all the other parts.
B Yes, that’s a good idea. Thanks very much!
G No problem. Let’s start today, after school!
Boy Hello! Are you OK?
Girl Not really.
B What’s the problem?
G I’m not in the school volleyball team this year.
B Oh, no!
G I’m really sad about it. I’m usually the captain!
B So why aren’t you in the team?
G I don’t know. Perhaps the new sports teacher doesn’t like me.
B I think you should talk to her.
G Really? Are you sure?
B Yes. Perhaps it’s a mistake.
G Yes, that’s possible. Hey, thanks.
5. Read about these problems. What do you think the people should do? Write one piece of advice for each person.
1 Jack: ‘I’m always tired. But I can’t go to bed early because I share a bedroom with brother.’
2 Sarah: ‘I can’t study at weekends because we always have visitors. I’m worried about exams!’
3 Freya: ‘I’m embarrassed about bike. It’s really old and it’s a bit small for me.’
your own answers
6. Now act out a dialogue to give advice using your ideas from exercise 5.
your own answers