C2 Proficiency

Key Word Transformations Exercise 9

In these exercises, 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 THREE and a maximum of EIGHT words for each space. Contractions, which count as two words, should only be used for negatives: e.g. don't / hadn't / wouldn't, etc.

1. Dylan never pays much attention to what his father says.
Dylan doesn't ever what his father tells him.

2. I wish Julie would learn to drive.
It's drive.

3. If only I had traveled more when I had the chance.
I wish to travel more.

4. Karen had just started her new teaching job when she got flu.
Karen just after starting her new teaching job.

5. It would have been a total catastrophe for her to be made responsible.
If she , there would have been very serious consequences.

6. Kim doesn't intend to visit her uncle again.
Kim her uncle again.

7. The third candidate impressed the panel immediately.
The third candidate the panelists.

8. This part of the factory can only be entered by authorized staff.
Access in this part of the factory.

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