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FCE practice

Remember or remind?

Look at these examples, then choose remember or remind to complete the rules.

I remembered to phone my parents.

I reminded Tom to phone his parents.

I reminded Tom that he should phone his parents.

I reminded Tom about the test tomorrow.

I remember meeting her before.

He reminds me of my ex-boyfriend.


+ to + verb = think of something, then do it.

+ verb-ing = think about something in the past.

+ someone + to + verb = tell someone "don't forget to do it".

+ someone + about + something = tell someone "don't forget".

+ someone + that = tell someone "don't forget".

+ someone + of + something = make someone think of something, because it is similar




Practice

Choose the best word to complete these sentences.


I the students to do their homework.

I my sister that she'd agreed to help me.

I never to charge my mobile phone.

This song me of my childhood.

Please me to do the washing up before I go to bed.

I must to buy some bread.

Do you why you fell in love with him?

I don't buying this! Where did it come from?

Every year I have to him about my birthday.

I must to turn off the lights - I forget every time!



P.S. In case you hadn't noticed, "remind" is always followed by "someone", and "remember" isn't! - that's the easiest rule to learn!


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