小測驗 — 用一般過去將來時談論曾經的計畫和想法

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當人們需要描述在過去的某個時間裡對未來的預想時,預想結果正確與否並無多大關係,則通常需要使用一般過去將來時。一般過去將來時的基本形式有兩種:一、在談論曾經的意圖和對未來的想法時,用 「was/were+going to」;二、在描述曾經對一件事情發生的可能性的判斷時,用情態動詞 「would+動詞原形」。你會用一般過去將來時描述自己曾經有過的計畫、打算和想法嗎?做八道題,測一測你對這個語法點的掌握程度。

1. Nadia _______ give the presentation, but finally her boss convinced her to do it.

a) will be going to

b) wasn’t going to

c) is going to

d) will

2. I thought she _______ have won the competition, but I was wrong.

a) would

b) was going to

c) will

d) will have to

3. I invited her, but I had a feeling she _______ come to the party.

a) will not have

b) won’t

c) didn’t

d) wouldn’t

4. I thought Hannah _______ to university in Sheffield, but she’s gone to Edinburgh instead.

a) will have gone

b) was going

c) will be going

d) will go

5. When they both went back to their countries, they promised they _______ stay in touch, but never did.

a) will

b) are going to

c) would

d) was going to

6. It _______ polite to just leave without telling them.

a) won’t be being

b) hasn’t been

c) won’t have been

d) wouldn’t be

7. Which of the following sentences is correct?

a) I thought we were meeting for lunch today.

b) I thought we are going to meet for lunch today.

c) I thought we will have met for lunch today.

d) I thought we will be going to meet for lunch today.

8. Which of the following sentences is correct?

a) The plane was an hour away from Sydney. Soon they will be arriving in their new home.

b) The plane was an hour away from Sydney. Soon they had been arriving in their new home.

c) The plane was an hour away from Sydney. Soon they would have been arriving in their new home.

d) The plane was an hour away from Sydney. Soon they would be arriving in their new home.

答案

1) b, 2) a, 3) d, 4) b, 5) c, 6) d, 7) a, 8) d.