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ENGLISH 2º BTO. REPHRASING REVISION FOR XMAS

ENGLISH 2º BTO. REPHRASING REVISION FOR XMAS

1. REPHRASING REVISION 1
2. You should sell your car.
If I were…………………………………………………………………………………………
3. I live near my office, so I don’t drive to work.
If I…………………………………………………………………………………………………
4. The flat was too expensive for me to buy.
The flat wasn´t……………………………………………………………………………………………………………
5. The car wasn’t cheap enough for me to buy.
The car was TOO…………………………………………………………………………………
6. MTV persuaded 2 million people to vote.
Two million people………………………………………………………………………………
7. If they aren’t protected, the mountain gorillas will become extinct.
Unless……………………………………………………………………………………………
8. Advertising often deceives, misleads and manipulates the consumer.
The consumer is…………………………………………………………………………………
9. She regretted not buying that yellow dress.
She wished………………………………………………………………………………………
10. Perhaps they have gone abroad.
They may……………………………………………………………………………………………
11. He doesn’t want to swim in the swimming pool because the water is too cold.
*The water isn’t…WARM……………………………………………………………
12. He was such a handsome boy that she fell in love with him immediately.
*The boy was……SO HANDSOME THAT………………………………………………
13. We’ll have the party outdoors if it isn’t cold.
Unless……………………………………………………………………………………………
14. Despite driving fast /Despite the fact that he drove fast, he couldn’t win the race.
Although …………………………………………………………………………………………
15. The coke was so cold ( that ) I couldn’t drink it.
*The coke was too…COLD FOR ME TO……………………
16. Has anyone repaired your car?
Has your…………………………………………………………………………………………
17. I didn’t tell him the truth and now I regret it
I wish……………………………………………………………………………………………
18. I didn’t open the door because I didn’t know it was you.
If ……………………………………………………………………………………………
19. Although the jacket was really expensive, he finally bought it.
In spite of…………………………………………………………………………………………
20. The last time I saw him was 3 years ago.
I haven’t…………………………………………………………………………………………
21. If he doesn’t dress properly, he won’t go to the party with me.
Unless…………………………………………………………………………………………….
22. As I didn’t know you were in trouble, I didn´t help you.
If I had…………………………………………………………………………………………
23. In my opinion, you should join the group.
If I…………………………………………………………………………………………
24. Modern technology is changing our daily lives. //
Our lives_________________________________________

25. The last time I played a computer game was more than two years ago. //
I haven´t________________________________________________

26. Politicians are not very careful with their public image these days .

I wish _______________________________________________

27. It was his wedding anniversary yesterday and you forgot to send him a postcard. //
You should_____________________________________________

28. Because social networks are used by millions of people, we must be cautious with them.
Since social networks are used by millions of people……………………………………………..

29. Teenagers ignore the dangers of some social networks. That is why parents must be always vigilant.
30. *Because TEENAGERS__________________________________

31. We will drive to the Alps tomorrow if we have better weather.
We will drive to the Alps tomorrow provided_________________________________

32. He enjoys going to social events, but his wife hates it.
a) Whereas______________________________________________________________

33. The Johnsons are charming people. However the Smiths are always making a fuss of everything.
a) The Johnsons are charming people whereas________________________________

KEY
1. You should sell your car.
If I were …..you, I would sell my car

2. I live near my office, so I don’t drive to work.
If I …..lived far from my office, I would drive to work
3. The flat was too expensive for me to buy.
The flat wasn´t cheap enough for me to buy.

4. The car wasn’t cheap enough for me to buy.
The car was….. too expensive for me to buy

5. MTV has already persuaded 2 million people to vote.
Two million people….. have been persuaded by MTV to vote.

6. If they aren’t protected, the mountain gorillas will become extinct.
Unless ……mountain gorillas are protected, they will become extinct.

7. Advertising often deceives, misleads and manipulates the consumer.
The consumer is ….often deceived, misled and manipulated by advertising.

8. She regretted not buying that yellow dress.
She wished …..she had bought that yellow dress.

9. Perhaps they have gone abroad.
They …..may have gone abroad.

10. He doesn’t want to swim in the swimming pool because the water is too cold.
The water isn’t….. warm enough for him to swim.

11. He was such a handsome boy that she fell in love with him immediately.
The boy was …..so handsome that she fell in love with him immediately.

12. We’ll have the party outdoors if it isn’t cold.
Unless…… it is cold, we´ll have the party outdoors.

13. Despite driving fast / Despite the fact that he drove fast, he couldn’t win the race.
Although ……he drove fast, he couldn´t win the race.

14. The coke was so cold I couldn’t drink it.
The coke was too….. cold for me to drink.

15. Has anyone repaired your car?
Has your ……car been repaired ?
16. I didn’t tell him the truth and now I regret it
I wish ……I had told him the truth.

17. I didn’t open the door because I didn’t know it was you.
If ….I had known it was you, I would have opened the door.

18. Although the jacket was expensive, he bought it.
In spite of …..the fact that the jacket was expensive, he bought it.

19. The last time I saw him was 3 years ago.
I haven’t….. seen him for three years.

20. If you don’t dress properly, you won’t go to the party with me.
Unless ….you dress properly, you won´t go to the party with me.

21. As I didn’t know you were in trouble, I didn´t help you.
If I had…..known you were in trouble, I would have helped you.

22. In my opinion, you should join the group.
If I ….were you, I would join the group.

23. Modern technology has changed our daily routines. //
Our lives/OUR DAILY ROUTINES…..have been changed by modern technology.

24. The last time I played a computer game was more than two years ago. //
I haven´t ….played a computer game for more than two years.

25. Politicians are not very careful with their public image these days .
I wish ….politicians were more careful with their public image these days

26. It was his wedding anniversary yesterday and you forgot to send him a postcard.
You should ……have sent him a postcard for his wedding anniversary.

27. Because social networks are used by millions of people, we must be cautious with them.
Since social networks are used by millions of people., we must be careful with them

28. Teenagers ignore the dangers of some social networks. That is why parents must be always vigilant.
*Because_____TEENAGERS ignore the dangers of some social network , parents must be always vigilant.

29. We will drive to the Alps tomorrow if we have better weather.
We will drive to the Alps tomorrow provided/PROVIDING (THAT)_we have better weather
30. He enjoys going to social events, but his wife hates it.
a. Whereas he enjoys going to social events, his wife hates it.
31. The Johnsons are charming people. However the Smiths are always making a fuss of everything.
The Johnsons are charming people whereas the Smiths are always making a fuss of everything.