Insert eitherwill or shall in the spaces; in some examples,shallwould be correct in formal English butwill is used in conversation.
In these cases, the answershall/will will be given in the key.
1 I . . . know tomorrow. It . . . be in the papers.
2 These pigeons are quite tame; they . . . take crumbs from your fingers.
3 ...I call for you? ~
No, I . . . get a taxi and meet you at the station.
4 Hold the door open for me, . . . you?
5 Loudspeaker announcement at an air terminal: '. . . Mr Jones, passenger to New
York, please come to Gate 3.'
6 The Head of the Department has just told me that I Will and shall PEG 201, 207-8, 223, 282 . . . (not) have any nine o'clock
classes next term. So I . . . (not) have to get up early, which . . . be a comfort. And
I . . . have time to read the paper at breakfast.
7 Zoo keeper: In spite of all the notices, people . . . feed these animals.
8 Committee regulations: Ten persons . . . constitute a quorum.
9 You can trust me; nobody . . . know that you are here. (I promise to keep it secret.)
I . . . (not) even tell my wife.
10 Shop assistant: The small ones are £1 each and the large ones are £2.
Customer: I . . . have six small ones, please.
11 . . . we stop here for a drink? ~
If we do we... miss the Will and shall PEG 201, 207-8, 223, 282 overture, and they probably . . . (not) let us in till the end of the
12 . . . you have another piece of pie?~
13 Jones: Stand away from that door! You can't keep me here against my will!
Smith: You . . . (not) go till you have given me an explanation! (I won't let you go.)
14 Police Officer (in a loud-speaker van beside a motorway in thick fog): They are going much too fast. I keep warning them to reduce speed but they . . . (not) do it.
15 Extract from a club's regulations: Club officers . . . be elected yearly and Will and shall PEG 201, 207-8, 223, 282 . . . (not) be
eligible for re-election at the end of that year.
16 The train . . . be very crowded. I'm afraid. I expect we . . . have to stand most of the
17 Ann (on phone): You left your gloves here last night. . . . I post them to you?
Mary: No, don't bother. I . . . pick them up some time this evening. You ...be in,...
18 Tom (at the races): Who won?
Jack: I don't know; it was a photo-finish. But we . . . see in a moment. They . . . put the
winner's number up.
19 Ann: She says she'd rather go to prison than Will and shall PEG 201, 207-8, 223, 282 pay the fine.
Tom: She . . . (not) go to prison. (/ won't let this happen. ) I . . . pay her fine for her!
20 Where . . . we go to get shoes? ~
What about Oxford Street? ~
Oxford Street? Are you mad? It's Saturday morning! The shops . . . be packed.
21 I . . . (not) see her. I'm sorry to say. She . . . have left by the time I arrive.
22 Secretary: There's a Mr Peterson in the outer office, sir. He says he has an
appointment. . . . you see him now?
Mr Smith: I . . . (not) see him now or at any other time. I told him so when we last
met. And he hasn Will and shall PEG 201, 207-8, 223, 282't an appointment!
23 Angry villagers, who have just heard that the government intends to pull down their
houses and build an airport: They . . . (not) build an airport here! We . . . fight for our
24 I am determined that my son . . . have the best possible education.