Presentation on theme: "WISHES AND REGRETS Wanting to change the present PRESENT SITUATIONS Days are so short in winter. I wish days were longer. She’s sorry she never wins a."— Presentation transcript:
WISHES AND REGRETS Wanting to change the present PRESENT SITUATIONS Days are so short in winter. I wish days were longer. She’s sorry she never wins a match. She wishes she won a single match. He works very little. I wish he worked harder. Regretting the past PAST SITUATION Very few people came to my party. I wish more people had come. John failed his driving test. Tom wishes he had passed his driving test. I got ill after eating lobster. I wish I hadn’t eaten lobster.
WISHES AND REGRETS Don’t touch my CDs, will you? I wish you didn’t touch my CDs. She’s sad because she lives alone. She wishes she didn’t live alone. What a pity I can’t speak English! I wish I could speak English. I read less than I’d like. I wish I read more.
WISHES AND REGRETS He’d like to give up smoking but he can. He wishes he could give up smoking. I get up very early. I hate it. I wish I didn’t get up very early Why do you spend money on stupid things? I wish you didn’t spend money on stupid things. I’d like to have a better car. I wish I had a better car. I don’t like living in a big city. I wished I lived in a small city. We don’t see each other very often. I wish we could see each other more often.
WISHES AND REGRETS I lent John my tennis racket and he broke it. I wish I hadn’t lent it to him. I got sunburnt because I didn’t use sun cream. I wish I had used sun cream. Mary’s wedding was a disaster because it rained heavily. She wished it hadn’t rained The plane was delayed because there was a strike at the airport. I wished there hadn’t been a strike.
WISHES AND REGRETS He drank too much at the party. He wishes she hadn’t drunk too much at the party. She had her hair cut really short. She wishes she hadn’t had her hair cut really short. I did what they told me to. I wish I hadn’t done what they told me to. She never locked her car, and one day it was robbed. She wishes she had locked her car. http://busyteacher.org/10837-wishes-regrets-powerpoint-presentation.html