Example sentence transformations:

 

Passive

Local stores have increased prices due to the tax increase.

BEEN

Prices have been increased by local stores due to the tax increase.

 

Gerund or infinitive

The managed to pass their exams in the end.

SUCCEEDED

Finally, they succeeded in passing their exams.

 

Reported speech

“I did not commit the crime”, claimed the man.

DENIED

The man denied committing the crime.

 

Inversions

I have never heard such a ridiculous lie.

NEVER

Never have I heard such a ridiculous lie.

 

Comparatives

The bribe was highly effective in changing his point of view.

MOST

The bribe was the most effective way to change his mind.

 

Conditionals

As long as you help me to study, I will come to the party.

THAT

I will come to the party providing that you help with my studies.

 

Connectors

I am reviewing my notes in order to be prepared for the exam.

OVER

I am going over my notes so that I can be prepared for the exam.

 

To carry out this task effectively, it requires a lot of practice and you need to learn key expressions. Improve your understanding of key expressions and fixed phrases HERE


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