This is a English lesson to practice answers to the conditional question of
‘What must have happened’?
I shall set out in this lesson six different scenarios. Each scenario has many variable responses to ‘What must have happened’?
ERIC IS SCREAMING IN HIS ROOM
He must have had a nightmare/a bad dream.
He must have fallen out from the bed.
He must have been shocked by something or someone he saw.
He must have stepped on a sharp object like a nail and hurt his foot.
His favourite football team must have just scored a goal.
His girlfriend must have sent him a text message.
He realizes he must have gone to school an hour ago but has overslept.
JACK DID NOT COME TO SCHOOL TODAY
He must have forgotten it was a school day and slept longer.
He must have been unwell and unable to come to school.
He must have been taken on holiday by his parents.
He must have transferred to a different school.
He must have been afraid to come because it was Monday.
He must have had an accident or mishap along the way.
CHARLIE GOT A NEW GUITAR YESTERDAY
He must have just celebrated his birthday.
He must have stolen it from the music store.
He must have persuaded his parents to buy it for him.
He must have have followed my advice about taking up a new hobby.
He must have received a lot of attention with the guitar
He must have changed his musical tastes.
NAOMI DID REALLY WELL IN THE EXAMS
She must have got a good score.
She must have passed the grade in the exams.
She must have made her parents proud.
She must have studied really hard to do so well.
She must have not cheated at all.
She must have been fully focused and concentrated to achieve her goals.
MELANIE WAS CRYING YESTERDAY
She must have heard some bad news.
She must have broken up with her boyfriend.
She must have had a fight with someone at schol
Someone must have been upsetting her.
She must have been disappointed about her school grades.
She must have felt a little unwell.
She must have been burst into tears when she heard the news.
She must have been so happy to be pregnant after trying for so long.
JOHN FIRED A SHOT AT MARY
He must have wounded or killed her with the shot.
He must have intended to hurt her.
He must not have liked Mary very much.
He must have been a bad shot if he missed his aim.
He must have missed the target.
He must have fired the shot in the wrong direction.
He must not have known how to use the gun.
He must have been confused when he fired the shot.
THANK YOU for following this lesson. I hope you have found it useful in your learning of English.
Learn the sentence structure and vocabulary.
Practice speaking the sentences as many times as you can.
At first by reading the sentences. Then speaking them without reading.
This lesson is intended for reading, writing and speaking practice.