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Bài tập 1: Viết lại câu đơn giản => The owner ………………………………………………………...

Viết lại câu dựa vào những từ gợi ý cho trước. 15. We didn’t go on holiday because we did not have enough money.
Ví dụ: => If we ……………………………………………………………….
0. Barbara is the best tennis-player in the club. 16. The children couldn’t go swimming because the sea was rough.
=> No one in the club is better at tennis than Barbara. => The sea was too ……………………………………………………
1. “Why don’t you put better lock on the door, Barbara”? said John 17. The mechanic serviced my car last week.
=> John suggested …………………………………………………... => I …………………………………………………………………....
2. Although his both legs were broken in the crash, he managed to get out of the car 18. I’m always nervous when I travel by air.
before it exploded. => Traveling …………………………………………………………..
=> Despite his …………………………………………………….... 19. He couldn’t afford to buy the car.
3. I haven’t eaten this kind of food before. => The car …………………………………………………………….
=> This is the first ………………………………………………….. 20. “Why don’t you put your luggage under the seat?” he asked.
4. The architect has drawn plans for an extension to the house. => He suggested ………………………………………………………
=> Plans ……………………………………………………………. 21. Although he had a good salary, he was unhappy in his job.
5. It isn’t necessary for you to finish by Saturday => In spite of ………………………………………………………….
=> You ……………………………………………………………… 22. I’m sorry I missed your birthday party.
6. “How many survivors are there?”, asked the journalist. => I wish ……………………………………………………………..
=> The journalist wanted to know ………………………………….. 23. They haven’t cleaned the streets this week.
7. It was such rotten meat that it had to be thrown away. => The streets …………………………………………………………
=> The meat was ……………………………………………………. 24. Apples are usually cheaper than oranges.
8. It is essential that Professor Van Helsing is met at the airport. => Apple are not ……………………………………………………...
=> Professor Van Helsing …………………………………………… 25. I advice you to put your money in the bank.
9. You can’t visit the USA unless you have a visa. => You’d ……………………………………………………………....
=> If you ……………………………………………………………. 26. That restaurant is so dirty that no one wants to eat there.
10. “Can I borrow your typewriter, Janet”? asked Peter. => It is such…………………………………………………………….
=> Peter asked if …………………………………………………….. 27. I’ll pick the children up if you like.
11. She started working as a secretary five years ago. => Would you…………………………………………………………...
=> She has …………………………………………………………... 28. He objected to the fact that his secretary came to work late.
12. She knows a lot more about it than I do. => He was annoyed…………………………………………………….
=> I don’t know ……………………………………………………… 29. Tom is the most industrious pupil.
13. My French friend finds driving on the left difficult. => No other pupil ………………………………………………………
=> My French friend isn’t …………………………………………… 30. She isn’t accustomed to life in London
14. They think the owner of the house is abroad. => She’s not used to……………………………………………………
31. “Don’t forget to phone the office,” she told him. => I wasn’t early …………………………………………………….
=> She reminded ……………………………………………………… 48. I’m sorry I was rude to you yesterday.
32. I’m afraid I haven’t got time to listen to you. => I apologize………………………………………………………..
=> I wish ………………………………………………………………. 49. She didn’t hurry, so she missed the train.
33. The police has just released John. => If ………………………………………………………………....
=> John ……………………………………………………………….. A. Turn into the passive voice:
34. I couldn’t hear them because they were speaking too softly. 1. Julia rescued three cats.
=> They were speaking ………………………………………………..
35. We spent 5 hours getting to London. 2. The students were writing the lessons.
=> It took ……………………………………………………………...
36. I get to work in 20 minutes. 3. She had finished her homework before she went to bed.
=> It …………………………………………………………………....
37. It is necessary that this work be finished by Monday. 4. People will build this building next year.
=> This work ………………………………………………………….
38. It’s a pity I didn’t take my doctor’s advice. 5. He didn’t type the letter last night.
=> I wish ……………………………………………………………....
39. The bread is so tale we can’t eat it. 6. Max will look after him.
=> The bread isn’t ……………………………………………………..
40. Who does this bag belong to? 7. Millions of people read this paper everyday.
=> Whose……………………………………………………………....
41. My boyfriend is very short-tempered. 8. My father took me to school everyday when I was small.
=> My boyfriend loses ………………………………………………...
42. You can use it as long as you like, and it won’t wear out. 9. They usually change money at that bank.
=> No matter …………………………………………………………..
43. If the work is finished by lunchtime you can go home. 10. The boys carried the heavy box into the room last week.
=> Get ………………………………………………………………...
44. How have you been getting on with your enquiries? B. Make conditional sentences for the following situations
=> How much ………………………………………………………… 1. We don't go because it rains
45. I gave Ted the massage, but he already knew about it.
=> I needn’t …………………………………………………………… 2. We don’t visit our parents very often because they live so far away.
46. The trains couldn’t run because of the snow. à
=> The snow ………………………………………………………… 3. I can’t look the word up because I don’t have a dictionary.
47. I didn’t arrived in time to see him. à
4. He didn’t prepare for the interview, so he didn’t get the job. 10. My teacher said “the sun rises in the East”.
à My teacher said
5. He didn't hurry, so he missed the train. D. Rewrite the following sentences using “It was not until…that…”
à 1. My son didn’t start talking until he was 3.
6. The house didn’t burn down because the fire brigade came immediately. It was not until
à 2. The manager didn’t return from his holiday until Monday.
7. She's ill. She doesn't remember your advice. It was not until
à 3. The boy didn’t stop singing until their teacher came.
8. I took the job because I didn’t know how difficult it was . It was not until
à 4. She didn’t write to him until she received a letter from him.
9. Tam was fined because he rode the motorbike without a license. It was not until……………………………
à 5. We didn’t finish it until the end of last summer.
10. It was raining yesterday afternoon, so I didn’t go for a walk. It was not until
À 6. The child didn’t go to sleep until her mother came home.
C. Turn into Reported speech It was not until……………………………………
1. She said, “He went to the cinema yesterday.” 7. The boy didn’t tell the truth until his father threatened to punish him.
She said ..... It was not until
2. He said, “I am writing a test tomorrow.” 8. He didn’t stop working until he felt too tired.
He said It was not until
3. You said, “I will do this for him.” 9. The little girl didn’t open the gifts until the last visitor left.
You said It was not until…………………………
4. She said, “I am not hungry now.” 10. Olivia didn’t leave the office until everybody had gone home.
She said ..... It was not until
5. They said, “We have never been here before.”
They said E. Combine the following sentences with a relative pronoun.
6. They said, “We were in London last week.” 1. I’m reading the book. I bought it in 1996.
They said à………………………………………
7. “I am going to apply for my visa tomorrow,” She said. 2. The young man is talking to our teacher. He is Mai’s brother.
She said à
8. “If I were you, I wouldn’t come here,” Lan said to Long. 3. We visited the monument. It was built a hundred years ago.
Lan told Long à
9. He said “I was born in 2000.” 4. The boys are interested in football. It is a popular game all over the world.
He said à
5. Children like to eat ice-cream. It can cause toothache. 10. Alice prepares her lessons carefully. She wants to get high marks in class.
à à
6. I don’t like people. They are never on time.
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7. Show me the shoes. You bought them yesterday.
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8. My boyfriend refused to go to the concert with me. He hates country music.
À ….
9. Jane has sold the old car. She was given it by her father.
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10. Alexander was the man. He invented the telephone.
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F. Rewrite the sentences using “to infinitive”


1. I stayed in because I wanted to watch a film on TV.
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2. I wanted to thank them for the weekend, so I wrote them a letter.
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3. She went to university. She wanted to study engineering.
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4. You should book the tickets well in advance if you want to see that football
match.
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5. You should go to Britain if you want to improve your English.
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6. I’m studying hard. I want to keep pace with my classmates.
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7. They trained very hard. They wanted to win the football match
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8. Mesa phoned me. She wanted to invite me to her party.
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9. I wish to have enough money. I want to buy a new house.
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