Продолжаем серию упражнений известных как перифраз или более официально key word transformation. Лексической основой станет Destination B2 (The law and crime), а грамматика будет заимствоваться из FCE Use of English by V. Evans. Представляем вашему вниманию шестую часть.
Упражнение на трансформацию FCE (The law and crime)
1.It would be a good idea to bring in a new law to improve the situation.
They ( should bring in a new) law to improve the situation.
2.It wasn’t necessary for him to threaten the judge with beating, but he did.
He (needn’t have threatened) the judge with beating.
3.The policeman could hardly chase after the thief.
The policeman (had difficulty (in) chasing) after the thief.
4.I think it’s fair to imprison criminals.
I think (imprisoning criminals is fair).
5.He is the most dishonest man I have ever seen.
I have (never seen such a dishonest) man.
6.He didn’t come forward until he had been given permission to.
He (came forward when he had been) given permission to.
7.We watched the newsflash last night so we knew about the road accident
We knew about the road accident (due to the newsflash) last night.
8.I like all your variants for the heading, the last one is my favourite.
I like all your variants for the heading, the last one (in particular is my) favourite.
9.He is the most uninformative person I have ever met.
I (have never met such an) uninformative person.
10.I had better get a journalist to write an article for a local newspaper.
I had better (have an article written by) a journalist for a local newspaper.
11.We haven’t put forward the scheme to general public yet.
The scheme (hasn’t been put forward ) to general public yet.
12.»I am the best journalist in the national broadsheet» she said.
She (boasted of being the best) journalist in the national broadsheet.
13.»You will never convince me.» she said.
She said (I would never convince) her.
14.Why did I inform her about the meeting? That was a mistake.
If only (I hadn’t informed her) about the meeting.
15.My book should have come out by now, if there aren’t delays.
It’s (time my book came out) if there aren’t delays.
16.If he had made out the notice, he wouldn’t have run into a tree.
Had (he made out the) notice, he wouldn’t have run into a tree.
17.You shouldn’t print unconvincing articles on any account.
On (no account should you) print unconvincing articles.
18.He sat alone writing humorous stories.
He sat ( on his own ) writing humorous stories.
19.Nobody could believe in this description of the event.
There (is not anybody who ) could believe in this description of the event.
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Это задание на перефраз по теме The law and crime создано для закрепления лексики и развития навыка keyword transformation на уровне FCE.