MIXED STRUCTURES

Swimming pool.

 

PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.


1 We have a new swimming pool in our town.
There ------ a new swimming pool in our town.


2 The new pool opened five days ago.
The new pool has been open -------- five days.


3 The old swimming pool wasn't as big as the new one.
The new swimming pool is ------ the old one.


4 The new pool is closed on Wednesday mornings.
The new pool isn't ------ on Wednesday mornings.


5 Young children are not allowed to go in the deep end.
Young children must ------ in the deep end.


6 This is the first time I've been to the new pool.
I ---------- been to the new pool before.


7 I went to the old pool every week.
I used -------- to the old pool every week.


8 My old swimming costume isn't big enough for me.
My old swimming costume is too ------ for me.


9 I borrowed a swimming costume from my friend.
My friend ------- a swimming costume.


10 We stayed in the pool for two hours.
We ----- two hours in the pool.
 

 


 

Going to the cinema.

 

PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.


1 The Royal Cinema is near my house.
The Royal Cinema is not ------ my house.


2 The cinema has eight screens.
There ------- eight screens in the cinema .
 

3 I go there every Sunday with my friend.
I go there ------- Sundays with my friend.
 

4 We pay £6 each for the tickets.
The tickets --------- £6 each.
 

5 Last week my sister said she wanted to come with us.
Last week my sister said, "I --------- come with you."
 

6 My brother is too young to come with us.
My brother isn't ----------- to come with us.
 

7 The film was so long that I fell asleep.
It was such ----------- that I fell asleep.
 

8 I found the film boring.
I was ----------- by the film.
 

9 The title of the film was The Devil Wears Prada .
The film was ------------ The Devil Wears Prada .
 

10 My sister said it was the worst film she'd ever seen.
My sister said, "-------------- the worst film I've ever seen."
 


 

A day out shopping


PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.



1 My friend and I took the bus to town last week.
My friend and I went to town ------------ last week.


2 My friend forgot to bring her purse.
My friend didn't ----------- bring her purse.


3 She asked me how much money I had in my purse.
She asked me,"How much money --------------- in your purse?"


4 First we went into a shop called The Blue Banana.
First we went into a shop ----------- name was The Blue Banana.


5 We couldn't afford the clothes in The Blue Banana.
The clothes in The Blue Banana were ---------- for us.


6 We bought nothing in The Blue Banana.
We didn't -------- in The Blue Banana.


7 The shop next door is owned by my mother's friend.
My mother's friend ----------- the shop next door.


8 Although she showed me lots of clothes, I couldn't choose.
She showed me lots of clothes ----------- I couldn't choose.


9 We said, "If we don't hurry, we'll miss the bus".
We said, "Unless ---------------- we'll miss the bus".


10 We had such a tiring day we fell asleep on the bus.
We were so ---------- we fell asleep on the bus.


 

Going out for a meal

 

PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.



1 All the students in my class went to a restaurant together.
---------------- in my class went to a restaurant together.


2 The restaurant is usually crowded because it's so good.
It's usually crowded because it's ----------- good restaurant.
 

3 It's less crowded on weekdays.

It isn't ---------- crowded on weekdays.


4 The restaurant had a large garden at the back.
-------- a large garden at the back of the restaurant .

 

5 Our table was too near the toilet.

Our table wasn’t ---------------- from the toilet.


6 Before choosing our food, we asked the waiter's advice.
We asked the waiter's advice, then --------------- our food.


7 The waiter recommended a fish dish.
The waiter said, "If I ------ you, I'd have the fish dish.

 

8 The waiter served our food quickly

Our food ---------------- quickly


9  The service charge wasn't included in the bill.
The bill ------------------ the service charge.

 

10 The bill was cheaper than the last time we ate there.

The bill was not ---------------------as the last time we ate there.


 

Random

 

PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.

 


1 The ring I bought was more expensive than the others in the shop.
I bought --------------------- ring in the shop.


2 The moon is smaller than the earth.
The moon is not --------------- as the earth.


3 My brother is shorter than all the other boys in his class.
My brother is the ------------------- in his class.


4 Sailing is less tiring than windsurfing.
Sailing is not -------------- windsurfing.

5 Children are given a quiz when they arrive at the museum.
The museum --------------- children a quiz when they arrive.


6 I am driven to school every day by my father.
My father ---------------------- me to school every day.

 

7 She said "Please lend me some money, Bill."
She asked Bill ------------- some money.

 


 

A new flat
 

PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.

 


1 I have never lived in a flat before.
This is the first time I ------------- in a flat.


2 My new flat is near the station.
My new flat is not ------------------ the station.


3 The flat is smaller than my old one.
The flat is not ---------------- my old one.


4 I moved into this flat three weeks ago.
I ----------------- this flat for three weeks.


5 The flat has one bedroom.
There ------------- one bedroom in the flat.


6 From my window, I have a lovely view.
From my window, the view ----------- lovely.


7 From this flat, my journey to work is very short.
I get to work very --------------- from this flat.

 

8 "Mike, give me my jacket,"said Dave.
Dave asked Mike --------------- his jacket.

 

 

At the theatre.

 

PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.



1 Tickets are sold at the box office until 8pm.
The box office ---------- tickets until 8pm.


2 There was such a tall man in front of me that I couldn't see very
well.
The man in front of me was -------- that I couldn't see very well.


3 The orchestra played too softly so it was difficult to hear the
music.
The orchestra didn't play -------- so it was difficult to hear the
music.


4 Some of the performers were very good dancers indeed.
Some of the performers danced very ----------- indeed.


5 We should come to musicals more often.
We ought ------------- to musicals more often.

 

 


 

In the office


PET SENTENCE TRANSFORMATION EXERCISES WRITING PART 1
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.

 


1 "Don't put anything on my desk, Susan," said Derek.
Derek told Susan --------------- anything on his desk.


2 "Can you phone the bank please, Mrs Jones?"said the accountant.
The accountant asked Mrs Jones ------------- the bank.


3 "Please don't touch my computer Adam," I said.
I asked Adam ------------- touch my computer.


4 The manager said "Don't go into my office, Jenny."
The manager told Jenny ---------------- into his office."


5 "Please tidy all the shelves, Helen,"said Jasper.
Jasper asked Helen -------------- all the shelves.

 

6 This meeting is so boring

This is ------------- meeting

 

7 I  received several emails from him.

He --------------------------- several emails

 

8 He started working at this company four years ago

He´s worked at this company ------------- four years.

 

9 If you don’t finish the report, you’ll have to stay late.

Unless ---------------------------the report, you’ll have to stay late.

 

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Fecha: 29/8/2016 | Creado por: Alejandra Beatriz
Categoria: Practice for Pet
Etiquetas: Teens 4, Inglés, Belgrano, Ort