English: 2Bac (All Streams)

Unit 3 (Education)
Functions : Expressing purpose

 

 

Professeur : Mme ZAARA Asmae

 


Summary

 

I- Course

II- Practice 1

III- Practice 2

IV- Previous Bac Exams items on Expressing Purpose

 


I- Course

 

1)

2)

3)

Examples
  • The students work hard.They want to get good marks.
  • The students work hard to get good marks.
  • The students work hard for getting good marks.
  • The students work hard for good marks.
  • The students work hard so that they can get good marks.

 


II- Practice 1

 

Complete the sentences with the appropriate expression from the list :

1) Ahmed is saving some money ___________________ buy a new mobile.
(so that - for -in order to)

2) My friend went to America ___________________ finish his master’s degree.
(for - to- so that)

3) I took a taxi ___________________ I can’t be late.
(so as to - for the purpose of - so that)

4) They are running ___________________ catch to the bus.
(for - so as to - in order that)

5) The team trained hard ___________________ they could win the match.
(in order - so as to - so that)

 


III- Practice 2

 

Rewrite the following sentences using the words between brackets :

  1. They invested a lot of money on education. They wanted to eradicate illiteracy. (so as to)

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  1. Jamal pays attention in class. He wants to understand his lessons well. (so that)

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  1. The woman joined literacy classes. She wants to learn how to read and write. (for)

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  1. Safae goes on diet. She doesn’t want to be fat. (in order not to)

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  1. The teacher wants to explain the lessons well. So, he uses the projector. (to)

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  1. The policeman stopped the cars. He wanted children to cross the street. (so that)

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  1. The doctor asks the patient many questions. He wants to diagnose the sickness. (in order to)

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  1. The players trained well. They didn’t want to lose the match. (in order that)

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  1. The parents promised their children to spend summer holiday in Spain. They wanted to encourage them to study harder. (for)

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  1. The Moroccan football committee requested FIFA to postpone the Africa Cup. They wanted to avoid the spreading of Ebola. (so as to)

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IV- Previous Bac Exams items on Expressing Purpose

 

Join the following pairs of sentences with the words given :

  1. Rachid got a loan from the bank. He wanted to buy an apartment, (in order to)

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  1. Many people learn computer skills. They want to get better jobs. (so as to)

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  1. The Browns went to a famous restaurant. They wanted to celebrate their wedding anniversary. (in order to)

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  1. My brother came home early. He wanted to watch the football match. (so as to)

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  1. Najib and his friends collected money. They wanted to plant trees in their school. (in order to)

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  1. We rarely play music at might. We don’t want to disturb our neighbours. (so as not to)

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  1. Ali worked in the evenings. He wanted to save money to buy a computer. (in order to)

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  1. The local authorities opened new schools. They wanted to serve their community better. (so as to)

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