Friday, 29 November 2013

Speakout Advanced p 60. Passives. Extra Key Word Transformations

1. They still haven't carried out a full assessment of the effects of these changes. 
FULLY 
The effects of these changes have yet ________________________________
2. Johnson was quite surprised when he won the election and became President. 
ABACK 
Johnson was rather _______________________________ elected as President.
3.The police now think he invented the story to protect his girlfriend. 
HAVE 
He is now __________________________ up the story to protect his girlfriend.
4. My parents are planning to pay someone to repair and redecorate their house next month. 
UP 
My parents are planning to have their __________________________________ next month. 
5. He thinks his friends do not appreciate him. 
GRANTED
He dislikes ________________________________________________________ by his friends. 
6. They've postponed the meeting until January to give the management team longer to decide. 
OFF 
The meeting ___________________  until January to give the management team longer to decide.
7. To help us run the exhibition next month, we need at least six people. 
REQUIRED 
No ________________________________________ to help us run the exhibition next month. 
8. A common belief is that British people cannot speak foreign languages very well. 
WEAK 
British people are commonly believed to _____________________________ foreign languages.
 
 
 

KEY
1.to be fully assessed



2. taken aback when he was



3. thought to have made



4. house done up



5. being taken for granted



6. has been put off



7. less/fewer than six people are required



8. be weak at (speaking)


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