Rewrite each sentence using the words given.

1. MODALS
1. Jessica doesn’t know how to cook.
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2. Perhaps, I’ll go out later.
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3. Experience is required for this job.
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4. It’s a good idea to consult a doctor when you are ill.
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5. You are not allowed to smoke here.
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2. CONDITIONALS
1. I passed the exam only because Tom had helped me.
If_________________________________________________________________________
2. People don’t like Sally because she tells lies.
If_________________________________________________________________________
3. The author will complete the book on time, but he needs an agent’s help.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
4. The only way to get a room at that hotel is to book in advance.
Unless_____________________________________________________________________
5. I would wear my new shoes, but they aren’t comfortable.
If_________________________________________________________________________
6. THE PASSIVE VOICE
1. He’s thought to be a very talented musician.
People_____________________________________________________________________
2. You must send her the letter immediately.
The letter___________________________________________________________________
3. Is your older brother washing the car now?
Is________________________________________________________________________?
4. They believe chocolate is a good source of energy.
It__________________________________________________________________________
5.Did Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone?
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7. REPORTED SPEECH
1.


Take me home now!” Jill said to Brenda.
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2.


Do you think it will rain” Karen asked her mum.
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3.


I’ll see you tomorrow.” Lisa said.
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4.

T
he collector asked whether anyone had got the rare stamp.
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5.

M
rs White mentioned that she needed a fridge.
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8. RELATIVE CLAUSES
1. Wendy was in a road accident. Wendy’s feeling much better.
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2. Shelley wore new sunglasses. She bought them in Rome.
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3. This is Hampton. I was born here.
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4. Karl doesn’t know what to do with the puppies. His dog had ten puppies.
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5. Computers are machines. They make our lives easier.
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Rewrite each sentence using the words given.
MODALS
1. Is it possible for dogs to swim?
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2. It is necessary for Debbie to study all day tomorrow.
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3. It wasn’t possible for Eric to call last night.
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4. She is thinking about taking guitar lessons.
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5. I’m sure that’s not Karen.
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CONDITIONALS
1. Sue didn’t miss the train because I woke her up in time.
If_________________________________________________________________________
2. Brenda was late for the meeting because there was a traffic jam.
If_________________________________________________________________________
1. The plumber couldn’t fix the tap. He didn’t bring the right tools.
If_________________________________________________________________________
2. She is not here, so she can’t help us with the decorations.
If_____________________________________________________________________
3. If it is cold, we won’t go to the beach on Saturday.
Unless_______________________________________________________________________
THE PASSIVE VOICE
1. A valuable painting has been stolen from the museum.
They_______________________________________________________________________
2. An ancient ship has been found by divers.
Divers______________________________________________________________________
3. Students will speak only English on English Day.
Only English_________________________________________________________________
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4. A poem was being read when I arrived.
Someone____________________________________________________________________
5. We are not going to give her a present this year.
She_________________________________________________________________________
REPORTED SPEECH
1. “Portuguese is the official language of Brazil”, the teacher declared.
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2. “You have to babysit tonight,” Mr Green told his son.
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3. Brad said, “Let’s not walk home. I’m too tired.”
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4. Jack’s parents advised him to be careful on the hike.
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5. He said not to touch the wet paint.
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RELATIVE CLAUSES
1. This is the restaurant. My father asked my mother to marry him here.
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2. The city library is a place. People can spend hours there.
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3. My history notebook is lost. We are looking for it.
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4. The news is at 6.00.I usually get home at 6.00
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5. My sister is a flight attendant. She travels all over the world.
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Rewrite each sentence using the words given.
MODALS
1. Jane knows how to swim.
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2. Robert hasn’t decided yet, but perhaps he’ll join the police after school.
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3. There’s a possibility that I will travel abroad next summer.
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4. It’s a good idea that Debby study interior design since she’s so talented.
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5. It’s forbidden to walk on the grass.
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WISH
1. Theresa hopes her neighbours will be friendlier in the future.
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2. What a shame we were unable to get on the flight we wanted.
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3. I’m sorry I didn’t buy the tickets earlier; I could have gone to the theatre.
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4. Martha wants to go to England this summer, but she can’t’.
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5. Tommy would like to be a better sportsman.
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THE PASSIVE VOICE
1. Someone is following me.
I_______________________________________________________________________
2. Someone else was tidying the kitchen when Mum came home.
The kitchen__________________________________________________________________
3. Someone can hang the laundry outside.
The laundry_________________________________________________________________
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4. People say Collin is the best person for the job.
It____________________________________________________________________
5. Someone told me there is a party on Thursday night.
I_________________________________________________________________________
REPORTED SPEECH
1. “I have visited Italy three times this year,” Pete said.
__________________________________________________________________________
2. “Has anyone called an ambulance?” asked the policeman.
__________________________________________________________________________
3. “I’m sure that I left my schoolbag here,” said the boy to the shopkeeper.
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4. Martha suggested that we call a taxi.
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5. The receptionist announced that the flight to Toronto would leave in five minutes.
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RELATIVE CLAUSES
1. Charlie works in a bank. His flat is above ours.
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2. The chair is broken. You are sitting on that chair.
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3. Where is the cake? You bought it for the party.
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4. Sammy has already finished school. He is a year older than I am.
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5. Meet me at the corner. The pizza shop and the bank are there.
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Rewrite each sentence using the words given.
MODALS
1. There is a possibility that someone gives us free tickets to the Madonna concert.
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2. I don’t think it is a good idea for her to wear jeans to the wedding.
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3. Is it possible for you to take me to the airport tomorrow?
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4. It isn’t necessary for Linda to go to the library.
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5. I think it is a good idea for Bill to go to see the dentist about his toothache.
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WISH
1. Shirley is really sorry that she can’t go out to dinner with Rob tonight.
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2. It’s a pity that my brother moved so far away.
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3. I’m sure Julie was sorry she didn’t work harder at school.
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4. I hope the weather will get cold enough for snow.
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5. I want to buy a MP4 player. I don’t have enough money to buy it..
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THE PASSIVE VOICE
1. Lee Harvey Oswald killed the American President John. F. Kennedy.
_______________________________________________________________________
2. Did they pay Jeremy for his work?
______________________________________________________________________
3. People don’t often compliment Sue on her good marks.
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4. They will interview all the applicants tomorrow.
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5. Nobody could have seen you.
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REPORTED SPEECH
1. “You will see the stage better from here,” Laura said to me.
Laura told________________________________________________________________
2. “I don’t eat meat any more,” Mike said.
Mike declared_____________________________________________________________
3. “Was there a sale here last week?” Mary asked.
Mary wanted to know_______________________________________________________
4. Dennis asked why I hadn’t gone to the party.
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5. The bank robbers told everyone not to move.
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RELATIVE CLAUSES
1. Jane gave me the phone number of a woman. The woman makes jewellery.
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2. You should visit the botanical garden. Fifty varieties of roses are grown there.
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3. Russell Crowe was in the film “Gladiator”. He also starred in “A Beautiful Mind”.
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4. I work in a doctor’s office. It is a very busy office.
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5. My grandmother gave me some poems. My grandfather had written them.
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Rewrite each sentence using the words given.
MODALS
1. Do you know how to speak French?
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2. Did she know how to ice-skate when she was a young girl?
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3. There is no need for us to take a present.
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4. It’s advisable to keep your dog on a lead when you take it for a walk.
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5. Drinking and driving is forbidden
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CONDITIONALS
1. If it doesn’t snow this weekend, we won’t go to the mountains.
Unless_______________________________________________________________________
2. Unless you are able to pick me up. I’ll catch a bus home.
If_________________________________________________________________________
3. Bill doesn’t take his medicine, so he coughs.
If_________________________________________________________________________
4. Do you think I should buy him a present?
If_____________________________________________________________________
5. She forgot her Discman, so she didn’t listen to music on the bus.
If _______________________________________________________________________
THE PASSIVE VOICE
1. Mary’s parents allowed her to stay out late for the end-of-year party.
__________________________________________________________________________
2. Over the years, many more people have attended self-defence courses.
__________________________________________________________________________
3. Andrew had taken over 200 photos by the time the party ended.
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4. We don’t have to make a decision tonight.
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5. Is the mechanic repairing you car today?
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REPORTED SPEECH
1. “You can discuss this problem with me.” Jane said to Bob.
Jane told_________________________________________________________________
2. “Don’t touch the parrot,” the pet-shop owner told us.
The pet-shop owner warned _________________________________________________
3. “Can you help me with maths tomorrow?” Sharon asked me.
Sharon wondered _________________________________________________
4. I suggested going to the new Chinese restaurant.
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5. They told us that they had met on a bus the year before.
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RELATIVE CLAUSES
1. He is the scientist who does AIDS research. His research has helped many people.
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2. I usually like Madonna’s music. She has just released a new CD.
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3. Our teacher will mark our tests next week. She’ll have more time then.
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4. In northern Canada it is extremely cold all winter. There is a hotel there made of ice.
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5. It will take many years for new trees to grown there. The old tress cut down in that place.
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