Example: I wish I … speak a Jot of languages, (can)
I wish I could speak a lot of languages.
1 I wish I … how to help you. (know)
2 I wish all my friends … at my party now. (be)
3 I wish people … always understand each other. (can)
4 I wish I … a good book to read now. (have)
5 I wish we always …. Happy for other people’s success. (feel)
6 I wish we … how to resolve this conflict, (know)
b) Complete the I wish sentences. Remember that the situation refers to the past.
Example: I wish I … their invitation (accept). All my friends say the party was really good. I wish I had accepted their invitation.
1 I wish I … you about my fears before we went to the entertainment park (tell).
Now you know that I’m awfully afraid of rollercoaster rides.
2 I wish you … with us yesterday (be). The concert was fantastic!
3 I wish we … at home (stay). The show was boring and stupid.
4 I wish I … this book before my exam (find). It would have helped me a lot.
5 I wish I … you to my parents earlier (introduce). I didn’t know they would like you so much.
6 I wish I … earlier (bear). Living in the 19th century was easier.