Presentation on theme: "BE ABOUT TO + INFINITIVE. Be about + to-infinitive refers to actions happening in the immediate future and is often used with just: Hurry up! The ceremony."— Presentation transcript:
Be about + to-infinitive refers to actions happening in the immediate future and is often used with just: Hurry up! The ceremony is about to begin! "Do you have a minute?" "I'm sorry, I'm just about to leave. We were about to leave, when my parents arrived.
Use be about to + infinitive to complete the sentences below: 1.Watch out! That tree _________________ (fall). 2.Get ready! The guests _________________. (arrive) 3.The English class has just finished. The students _____________________. (leave) 4.Falcao _________________________ (score), when the football referee said the match was over. 5.Please, let me in. The movie ________________. (begin) 6.Just as we _____________________(leave) for our picnic, it started to pour with rain. 7.The plane has been flying for an hour. Now it _________________________ (land). 8.She needs a doctor! Her baby ______________. (born) 9.They _________________________ (open) their new shop last week, but there was a problem and now it's going to be next week. 10.Hurry up! It´s 7 oclock. The class __________________________. (start) 11.Anne has been sleeping for two hours. I think she _______________________. (wake up) 12.The fire ___________________________ (begin), when my father finally found the extinguisher.