Продолжаем серию упражнений известных как перифраз или более официально key word transformation. Лексической основой станет Destination B2 (The media), а грамматика будет заимствоваться из FCE Use of English by V. Evans. Представляем вашему вниманию четвертую часть.
Упражнение на трансформацию FCE (The media)
1.I am sure he didn’t bring up that accident.
He (can’t have brought) up that accident.
2.Might I turn over the page?
Would (you mind if I turn) over the page?
3.She had difficulty making up an excuse.
She ( hardly made up any) excuse.
4.It took me ten minutes to fill in all the papers.
I (took ten minutes to fill) in all the papers.
5.We haven’t taken control of the situation yet.
We (still haven’t taken control) of the situation.
6.How long is it since she persuaded him to become a columnist?
When (did she persuade him to become) a columnist?
7.Whatever you say, it will never influence me.
It will never influence me, ( no matter what ) you say.
8.That is the place where I met my editor.
That is the place ( in which I met) my editor.
9.The commentator made the same number of comments as the journalist.
The commentator (made as many comments as) the journalist.
10.This joke is more ridiculous than mine.
This joke is (not as ridiculous as) mine.
11.The article is believed to have come on in May.
It is (believed that the article came) on in May.
12.Why did they give a false description to the tabloid?
Why (was a false description given) to the tabloid?
13.»Yes, the description causes some confusion.» she said.
She (agreed that the description caused) some confusion.
14.»Shall I inform them?» he asked himself.
He (offered to inform) them.
15.It would have been better if you had written to the editor.
If (only you had written) to the editor.
16.If the journalist questioned you, what would you say?
Suppose (the journalist questioned you), what would you say?
17.The channel hasn’t been popular with local residents since its first broadcast.
Not since its first broadcast (has the channel been popular) with local residents.
18.I only read editorials if I have nothing else to do.
Only when I don’t have anything else to do, (do I read) editorials.
19.She left the editor’s office with another person’s papers.
She left the editor’s office (with someone else’s) papers.
20.He spent all evening looking up unknown words in dictionaries.
He spent (the whole evening looking up) unknown words in dictionaries.
Это задание на перефраз по теме The media создано для закрепления лексики и развития навыка keyword transformation на уровне FCE.