If only/Wish

constuctions

Read descriptions and use I WISH/ IF ONLY

Wish/If only


We use WISH/IF ONLY + WOULD

if we are unhappy, annoyed ,frustrated and disappointed with someones behaviour and we want it to change

if we can't influence something (weather)

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PETER IS LATE FOR HIS DATE

I want her to wait for me.
I hope she will call me to ask where I am.
I hope she won't dump me for being late.
She will be angry with me.

Tony is missing his family. Read what he says and make sentences as in the example.

  • My children don't call me.
  • My grandchildren don't listen to me and don't talk to me
  • My wife doesn't cook me dinners
  • My friends don't invite me
  • My son doesn't help me
If only he'd change!

WISH/ IF ONLY + PAST SIMPLE for the PRESENT we would like something to be diffrent

I am an orphan. My parents died of hunger

  • I would like to have a family
  • I would like to have brothers and sister
  • I would like to have home
  • I would like to have food and clothes

WISH/IF ONLY + PAST PERFECT to express that something happened or didn't happen in the past