Use negative/positive past/present/future active/passive form
- Negative/past: The policeman didn't tell me off, even if I deserved it.
- Positive/present: I am satisfied with the performance of my hands free set.
- Future/active: I will participate in the next soccer activity.
- Past/passive: Even if the message was clear and two years in advance, there was opposition to move to another location.
- Past/Positive: We decided against going to Laval, since we have to pay the metro when you come back, even if you have a monthly STM pass.
- Future/negative: When an Habs player won't be playing well next season, they will first leave him out, then send him to play in Laval.
- Present/Positive: I am excited about going to see the Rocket in Laval in November.
- Conditional (future unreal): If I was responsible for the quality of the water, I would not know what to do to remove this bad taste it has.
- Conditional (past unreal): If I had objected to go to this meeting, I would have stayed at home the whole weekend.
- If I had been at work yesterday, I would have stood in for Alexandre at the weekly meeting.
- If we run over time at a meeting, I ask if there is anything to be decided before we leave.
- I was sick last year, so we had to put off the meeting.
- I am not able to memorize more than two things (really), so I take down all the items on a list before going to the grocery.
Tell off (réprimander) Satisfied with Participate in Opposition to Decide against Leave out (to omit) Excited about Responsible for Object to
[ ] Vocabulary (write one sentence with each of them) : Standing in Run over Put off Take down