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7 oct. 2011

Starter unit: rephrasing

PRESENT TENSES
1- What’s your opinion of Ted’s new book?
What do you.......................................................................................................................?
2- This is her second visit to the dentist this month.
This is the second time she..................................................................................................
3- When did she start working in this company?
How long............................................................................................................................?
4- Neil has the bad habit of getting in people’s way.
Neil is...................................................................................................................................
5- I was born in this city and I still live here.
I............................................................................................................................................
6- There’s a smell of onions in this room.
This room.............................................................................................................................
7- Lucy first started playing tennis in May.
Lucy.....................................................................................................................................
8- What is the meaning of this word?
What does..........................................................................................................................?
9- It’s over twenty years now since we got married.
We........................................................................................................................................
10- What is the weight of that piece of meat?
How much..........................................................................................................................?
11- It’s years since we last travelled abroad.
We........................................................................................................................................
12- I first met Tony twelve years ago.
I have...................................................................................................................................
13- Steve doesn’t mind travelling by bus.
Steve is.................................................................................................................................
14- Ann has only had her new bike for two days. She can’t ride it yet.
Ann hasn’t............................................................................................................................
15 It started to rain two hours ago.
It has ___________________________________________________________
16 The children got ill last week.
The children have _________________________________________________
17It’s a long time since I last went to a football match.
I _______________________________________________________________
18 Every day, Sally feels more comfortable living alone.
Sally is _________________________________________________________
19. I am on the tenth page of the letter I am writing.
So far I __________________________________________________________
20. Mary started learning French five years ago.
Mary has ________________________________________________________
21. My brother bought a motorbike last week. Now he finds it easy to drive.
My brother has ___________________________________________________
22.Can you describe Peter to me?
Can you tell me _________________________________________like?
23.What’s Peter’s job?
What _______________________________ do?
24.Peter is always late for work.
Peter __________________________ on time for work.
25.Laura has an appointment with the dentist today.
Laura is _______________________________ dentist today.
26.Describe Peter to me.
What _______________________________like?
COMPARISONS
1. He works harder than I do.
I don’t
2. I am not as tall as she is
She is
3. He is better at mathematics than I am
I am