Chapter: Fantasy Down the Rabbit Hole
Grammar Exercise from the Book
I wish +S+ could/would+v1+O
Example: I wish I could win the match.
I wish +S+V2+O
I wish he passed the final exam of class 11.
B) Express your wishes in the following situations in three different ways. Use I wish/If only…….
a) You don’t have a mobile phone (You need one).
Ans: I wish I had a mobile phone.
b) You don’t know the answer of a question from the lesson.
Ans: I wish I could know the answer.
c) You can’t play the guitar.
Ans: If only I would learn guitar.
d) It’s cold.
Ans: I wish I had a jacket.
e) You are feeling sick.
Ans: I wish I could visit a hospital.
f) You live in a crowded city.
Ans: I wish I lived in a village.
g) You feel lonely
Ans: I wish I had a friend.
C) Rewrite the following sentences making correction if necessary.
a) I wish my father bought me a bike.
Ans: I wish my father bought me a bike.
b) I wish I would write poems.
Ans: I wish I could write poems.
c) I wish I could remember her name
. Ans: I wish I could remember her name.
d) I wish I had a god job.
Ans: I wish I had a god job.
e) I wish I would be rich.
Ans: I wish I were rich.