Friday, 20 December 2013

Speakout Advanced p 81. Cleft Sentences. Extra Examples

Emphasize the bold part of the following sentences starting with "It_____"
1. Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States of America on January the 20th 2009.
2. Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States of America on January the 20th 2009.
3. Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States of America on January the 20th 2009.
4. On the day he resigned as Prime Minister, Tony Blair was appointed the official Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle East on behalf of the United Nations, the European Union, the United States, and Russia.
5. On the day he resigned as Prime Minister, Tony Blair was appointed the official Envoy of the quartet on the Middle east on behalf of the United Nations, the European Union , the United States, and Russia.
6. Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in 79 AD.
7. Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in 79 AD.
8. Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of thevolcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in 79 AD.
9. Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974 for his role in the Watergate scandal.
10. Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974 for his role in the Watergate scandal.
11. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
12. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
13. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
14. On April 18, 1906, an earthquake hit San Francisco and devastated the city.
15. On April 18, 1906, an earthquake hit San Francisco and devastated the city.
16. On a September morning in 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin from an already discarded, contaminated Petri dish.
17. On a September morning in 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin from an already discarded, contaminated Petri dish.



KEY
1. It was as President of the USA that Barack Obama was sworn in on January the 20th 2009.



2. It was on January the 20th 2009 that Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the USA.



3. It was Barack obama that was sworn in as President of the USA on January the 20th 2009.



4. It was on the day that he resigned as Prime Minister that Tony Blair was appointed…



5. It was on behalf of the United nations, the European Union, the United States and Russia that Tony Blair was appointed the official Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle east on the day he resigned as Prime Minister.



6. It was Pompeii that was destroyed and completely buried during…



7. It was during a long catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days that Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried in 79 AD.



8. It was in 79 AD that Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during…



9. It was on August 9, 1974 that Nixon resigned for his role in the Watergate scandal.



10. It was for his role in the Watergate scandal that Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974.



11. It was in Memphis, Tennessee that Martin Luther King was assassinated on April 4, 1968.



12. It was on April 4, 1968 that Martin Luther king was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.



13. It was Martin Luther King that was assassinated in memphi, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.



14. It was on April 18, 1906 that an earthquake hit San Francisco and devastated the city.



15. It was an earthquake that hit San Francisco and devastated the city on April 18, 1906.



16. It was on a September morning in 1928 that Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin from an already discarded, contaminated Petri dish.
Petri dish /ˈpetri dɪʃ/ a shallow covered dish used for growing bacteria, etc. in.




17. It was from an already discarded, contaminated Petri dish that Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin on a September morning in 1928

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