Sunday, March 29, 2009

CAE key word transformation 2

1. The weakest part of the show was definitely the choreography. greatest
The……………………………………………………was definitely the choreography.
2. His accomplishment as a young violinist is wonderful. wonderfully
He is ……………………………………………………………young violinist.
3. Large music companies are generally reluctant to tryout unknown artists. general
There is a ……………………………………..large companies to tryout unknown artists.
4. The radio controller's immediate reaction was to sack the two offending DJs. sacking
The radio controller …………………………………………the two offending DJs.
5. Beethoven was probably the most innovative composer of the age. more
Beethoven was probably responsible for ……………………………any other composer of his age.
6. It would be a good idea to give the candidates a compulsory personality test. take
It would be a good idea if the candidates ……………………………a personality test.
7. I think it is better if you don't contact him for the moment. to
I don't think ………………………………………him for the moment.
8. Attending the seminar is optional for first-year students. have
First-year students ……………………………………attend the seminar.
9. If you enjoyed his last novel, how about trying some of the earlier ones? like
If you enjoyed his last novel, you ……………………… try some of his earlier ones
10. It was a bad idea for him to lie to his parents like that. should
He ………………………………………than to lie to his parents like that.
11. He continued to take the medicine even after the symptoms had disappeared. on
He ………………………………the medicine even after the symptoms had disappeared.
12. These areas of the brain are used in recognising facial expressions. allow
These areas of the brain………………………………facial expressions.
13. I don't think that parents should argue in front of their children. avoid
I think that parents ………………………………in front of their children .
14. I have no intention of listening to your excuses. prepared
I …………………………………………………………to your excuses.
15. You can't make him go to the party if he doesn't want to. force
You can't ………………………………………to the party if he doesn't want to.
16. Your questionnaire can remain anonymous if you prefer. have
You ……………………………………………your name on the questionnaire.
17. Their equipment is subjected to more rigorous testing than any other manufacturer's. tested
Their equipment ………………………………………than any other manufacturer's.
18. In the past, she exercised more often than she does now. as
She does not exercise ……………………………………………to.
19. It is commonly assumed that good teachers have to be extrovert. common
There is …………good teachers have to be extrovert.
20. He'll probably forget all about the appointment. chances
The ………………………………… all about the appointment.
21. Membership of the gym has fallen dramatically this year. far
The gym has …………………………………………….than last year.
22. Should you see Keith this afternoon, give him my regards. happen
Give Keith my regards ………………………………….this afternoon.
23. It's a great shame that I didn't ask her for her mobile number. regret
I really ………………………………………..for her mobile number.
24. The exercises were much easier than I thought they would be. nearly
The exercises were ………………………………..I thought they would be.
25. If you've forgotten the combination, you can't open the safe. remember
Unless ………………………………………, you can't open the safe.
26. Support for the Green Party has risen dramatically. rise
There has been ……………………………for the Green Party.
27. We arrived too late to hear the president's speech. could
If we had arrived earlier, we ………………………………….the president's speech .
28. Our high intelligence means that we are able to foresee the consequences of our actions. allows
Our high intelligence ………………………………..the consequences of our actions.
29. I paid too much for the necklace because I didn't know that they were not real pearls. known
Had ………………………….imitation, I would not have paid so much for the necklace.
30. These trainers are much better than any other brand. superior
These trainers ………………………………………any other brand.
31. He was just going to confess that the painting was a forgery. point
He was …………………………………………..that the painting was a forgery.
32. I am not going to put that painting up for auction. intention
I ………………………………………………….that painting up for auction.
33. The first day of the Aztec exhibition is next week. due
The Aztec exhibition ……………………………………………..next week.
34. The bird flew away before I could get my camera out. about
I …………………………………my camera out when the bird flew away.
35. I think she'll be shocked when she finds out how much the painting is worth . for
I think she …………………………..when she finds out how much the painting is worth.
36. You really should apply yourself to some serious studying now. time
It's high …………………………………………….to some serious studying.
37. We were about to reach an agreement when you interrupted us. point
We ……………………………………………an agreement when you interrupted us.
38. The release of his next novel is scheduled for the end of June. due
His next novel ………………………………………………….at the end of June.
39. He finds it hard to use the template on the computer. difficulty
He ……………………………………………..the template on the computer.
40. 'I really think you should go to the police, Mary,' said Felix. urged
Felix ……………………………………………….to the police.
41. I'm sorry that I threw away the instruction leaflet now. kept
I wish ………………………………………….the instruction leaflet now.
42. I am really surprised that you believed his story. surprises
What …………………………………………………you believed his story.
43. She persuaded Nicholas not to take early retirement. talked
She ……………………………………………………..early retirement.
44. We won't achieve anything if we stand around like this. point
There is ……………………………………………………..like this.
45. I find his attitude towards modern education the most irritating part of his work . irritates
The thing ………………………………………….his work is his attitude to modern education.
46. He has a bad leg so I know he has not gone far. have
He ……………………………………….with his bad leg.
47. Going out without your coat and scarf was foolish. should
You ………………………………………….your coat and scarf before going out.
48. It's possible that he was driving the car when you phoned him. have
He ……………………………………………. the car when you phoned him.
49. It was wrong of you to lie to me. to
You ……………………………………………………….. the truth.
50. Maria says that it is impossible that he knew about the meeting. way
According to Maria, there is ………………………………………..about the meeting.
51. As soon as they had closed the door, the alarm went off . sooner
No ………………………………………………………the door than the alarm went off.
52. He writes very original poetry and is a mathematical genius as well. only
Not ……………………………..very original poetry, he is a mathematical genius as well.
53. The president never admitted that his strategy had failed. time
At …………………………………………………………that his strategy had failed.
54. You should never reveal your password to anyone else. circumstances
Under ……………………………………………………your password to anyone else.
55. As soon as his lecture came to an end, the students broke into applause. finished
Hardly ………………………………………………….when the students broke into applause.
56. People only began to realise how intelligent she was after she had left school. start
Only after she had left school …………………………………how intelligent she was.
57. Our memory of the words that someone has used is not usually exact. exactly
Seldom ………………………………………………………what words someone has used.
58. It only dawned on them who he was when he started speaking to them. realise
Not until he started speaking to them ………………………………….who he was.
59. They don't often spend much money on cultural activities. rarely
Only …………………………………………………….on cultural activities.
60. Parents should not let children watch TV before the age of three. allowed
Only after the age of three …………………………………………watch TV.
61. He liked people to think of him as a strong leader. thought
He liked ……………………………………………….as a strong leader.
62. They made previous generations of village children help with the harvest. were
Previous generations of village children ……………………………..with the harvest.
63. It is estimated that over 5000 people were present at the coronation. attended
Over 5000 people are ……………………………………the coronation.
64. No one can decide anything until we hear more news. be
No decision ………………………………………. until we hear more news.
65. People do not feel that the committee has done a satisfactory job. felt
The committee ………………………………………..a satisfactory job.
66. They say that Socrates died from drinking hemlock. said
Socrates ………………………………………… from drinking hemlock.
67. We have to plan for a possible influx of refugees. made
Plans ………………………………………for a possible influx of refugees.
68. People think that someone started the fire on purpose. have
The fire ……………………………………………. on purpose.
69. The original plan was to convert the castle into a hotel. have
In the original plan, the castle …………………………………into a hotel.
70. They heard him say that the king was seriously ill. was
He ……………………………………………………that the king was seriously ill.
71. There have been many debates about the origin of the language recently. much
The origins of the language ……………………………………..recently.
72. People think that the letter was written in a secret code. been
The letter ……………………………………………………….in a secret code.
73. The police brought charges against him for wasting their time. charged
He ……………………………………………….police time.
74. Latin and Greek no longer form part of the curriculum. dropped
Latin and Greek ……………………………………………….the curriculum.
75. She doesn't like it when people tell her what to do. told
She doesn't take kindly ……………………………………..what to do.
76. English is now widely used instead of Yoruba as the language of West African universities. replaced
Yoruba ………………………………English as the language of West African universities.
77. They are doing all they can to ensure that the language does not die out. being
All possible measures ……………………………………….the language from dying out.
78. There will be a clear reduction in productivity if they adopt this policy. should
There will be a clear reduction in productivity ………………………………………adopted.
79. It 's possible that he was waiting for us in the wrong place. could
He ……………………………………………………for us in the wrong place.
80. It is never a good idea to wander away from the path. should
Under ……………………………………………………..wander away from the path.
81. I am sure that it wasn't Roger that you saw at the party. have
It ……………………………………………………..Roger that you saw at the party.
82. I had only just picked up the receiver when I heard the ambulance arrive. lifted
Hardly ……………………………………………… I heard the ambulance arrive.
83. People believe that Alan's wife destroyed his diaries after he died. have
Alan's diaries …………………………………………….by his wife after he died.
84. The moment that they sat down, the chairman walked in. sooner
No ……………………………………………………………..the chairman walked in.
85. The idea first came to her when she was working as a waitress . struck
She ……………………………………………the idea when she was working as a waitress.
86. Both his parents were actors so he is very familiar with the world of the theatre. having
He is very familiar with the world of the theatre, ……………………………………………actors.
87. The original idea was to complete the restructuring by the beginning of March. have
According to the original plan, the restructuring …………………by the beginning of March.
88. It is quite possible that the emergency call was a hoax. well
The emergency call …………………………………………a hoax.

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