Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Key Word Transformations Exercise 19

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 can use between THREE and SIX words for each space. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.

1. As soon as the lights went off, they started the fireworks.
No sooner off than they started the fireworks.

2. Joyce understood that her friend was not telling the truth.
her friend wasn't telling the truth.

3. The dog ate my homework, he claimed.
He claimed ate his homework.

4. If we don't leave now, we will miss the start of the film.
If we don't leave now, the film we arrive.

5. Maybe the dog found the hidden treats.
The dog the hidden treats.

6. I didn't realise it was a joke until I saw the hidden camera.
Only camera did I realise it was a joke.

7. She didn't start to worry until she received the second letter.
the second letter did she start to worry.

8. The students didn't realise how difficult the task was until they started.
did the students realise how difficult it was.

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