Monday, 3 February 2014

Speakout Advanced p 126. Transformations Exercise 9. Extra Practice

0. The burglar looked nervously about him, and then he broke into the safe.
LOOKING
Looking nervously about him , the burglar broke into the safe.
1. In my region, all men used to work in the mines, like their fathers.
DID
Men used to work in the mines, as ………………………………………………………
2. It’s true that Stella Barnett is not stunningly attractive, but she certainly has talent.
MIGHT
Stella Barnett …………………………………………………………………………., but she is very talented.
3. Before we left on our holiday to Morocco, my sister said, “You’d better not carry too much money!”
WARNED
Before we left on our holiday to Morocco, my sister …………………………………………….. too much money.
4. There’s a possibility that we’ll be going to Brazil for our holidays this year.
COULD
We …………………………………………………… to Brazil for our holidays this year.
5. I wasn’t offered the job because I was four months pregnant.
HAVE
Had I not been four months pregnant, ………………………………………… offered the job.

KEY

0. The burglar looked nervously about him, and then he broke into the safe.
LOOKING
__Looking nervously about him , the burglar broke into the safe.




1. In my region, all men used to work in the mines, like their fathers.
DID
Men used to work in the mines, as … their fathers did/ did their fathers…… .




2. It’s true that Stella Barnett is not stunningly attractive, but she certainly has talent.
MIGHT
Stella Barnett … might not be stunningly attractive …., but she is very talented.




3. Before we left on our holiday to Morocco, my sister said, “You’d better not carry too much money!”
WARNED
Before we left on our holiday to Morocco, my sister … warned us/ me not to carry… too much money.




4. There’s a possibility that we’ll be going to Brazil for our holidays this year.
COULD
We ……could be going……… to Brazil for our holidays this year.




5. I wasn’t offered the job because I was four months pregnant.
HAVE
Had I not been four months pregnant, …..I would have been….. offered the job.

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