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Task #2 Grammar 2

Passive Sentences

Transform into passive sentences! 1. They don't speak English in this shop. 2. Kevin asked Dennis a question. 3. Somebody built the house last year. 4. She gives him a box. 5. Max will look after him. 6. The waiter brought Fred a big steak. 7. Somebody broke into our bungalow last Friday. 8. The teacher told us a joke. 9. They will meet Doris at the station. 10. Michael has not sent me a text message.

Infinitives and Gerunds

Write the complete sentences using the word in bracket! 11. I can't imagine Peter ______(go) by bike. 12. He agreed ______ (buy) a new car. 13. The question is easy ______ (answer). 14. The man asked me how ______ (get) to the airport. 15. I look forward to ______ (see) you at the weekend. 16. Are you thinking of ______ (visit) London? 17. We decided ______ (run) through the forest. 18. The teacher expected Sarah ______ (study) hard. 19. She doesn't mind ______ (work) the night shift. 20. I learned ______ (ride) the bike at the age of 5.


Complete the sentences! 21. This is a nice cat. It's much ______ than my friend's cat. 22. Here is Emily. She's six years old. Her brother is nine, so he is ______. 23. This is a difficult exercise. But the exercise with an asterisk (*) is the ______ exercise on the worksheet. 24. He has an interesting hobby, but my sister has the ______ hobby in the world. 25. In the last holidays I read a good book, but father gave me an even ______ one last weekend. 26. My father is heavy. My uncle is much ______ than my father. 27. The test in Geography was easy, but the test in Biology was ______. 28. My mother has a soft voice, but my teacher's voice is ______ than my mother's. 29. I live in a large family, but my grandfather lived in a ______ family. 30. We have only little time for this exercise, but in the examination we'll have even ______ time. Combine the two sentences into one! 31. What did the government demand? Each family must reduce their gas usage by 30%. 32. What is necessary? Everyone must obey the new restrictions. 33. What did the government require for people who live in the city? People can only drive 3 times a week. 34. What is advisable? People should conserve gas as much as possible.

Noun Clause

35. What has been demanded of airlines? Airlines should cut their trips by 25 %. 36. What was suggested? All workers use public transportation if possible. 37. What was urged? People must take this crisis seriously.

Write the complete sentence using the given statement or question! 38. Is Vanrith doing well in his classes? I don't know ______. 39. Are we taking a quiz tomorrow, Harold? You will have to ask the teacher ______. 40. All the students will pass the test. We hope ______.

Reported Speech
Write the indirect version of the sentences! 41. He said, "I like this song." He said ______. 42. "Where is your sister?" she asked me. She asked me ______. 43. "I don't speak Italian," she said. She said ______. 44. "Say hello to Jim," they said. They asked me ______. 45. "The film began at seven o'clock," he said. He said ______. 46. "Don't play on the grass, boys," she said. She told the boys ______. 47. "Where have you spent your money?" she asked him. She asked him ______. 48. "I never make mistakes," he said. He said ______. 49. "Does she know Robert?" he wanted to know. He wanted to know ______. 50. "Don't try this at home," the stuntman told the audience. The stuntman advised the audience ______.