B2 First (FCE) >> Key Word Transformations Worksheets >> The final part of the Use of English paper is Key Word Transformations. A sentence followed by a key word and a second sentence which has a gap in it. A student has to use the key word to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.

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Key Word Transformations - Answer Sheet

You need to take the information in the first sentence and re-write it, using the word in bold so that the second sentence has exactly the same meaning. You cannot change the word in bold in ANY way. You must use a minimum of TWO and a maximum of FIVE words for each space. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.

1. "How about going to the cinema tonight?", said Anne
Ann __SUGGESTED GOING__ to the cinema.

2. My advice to you is to talk to your parents.
If __I WERE YOU I WOULD__ talk to my parents.

3. Barry wasn't strong enough to lift the box.
Barry didn't __HAVE THE/ENOUGH STRENGTH__ to lift the box

4. They started the company in 1997.
The company __WAS SET UP IN__ 1997

5. I think Jean really likes Simon.
Jean __IS REALLY KEEN ON__ Simon.

6. I was made responsible for foreign sales.
They put __ME IN CHARGE OF__ foreign sales.

7. The brothers really enjoyed themselves in Spain last summer.
The brothers really __HAD A GOOD/GREAT/WONDERFUL TIME__ in Spain last summer.

8. The Queen is opening the new school tomorrow afternoon.
The new school __IS BEING OPENED BY THE__ Queen tomorrow afternoon.

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