QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

lunes, 18 de marzo de 2019

PRACTISING GRAMMAR FOR EBAU TEST


 
A. 1) Put into the passive:
1. People often make fun of bosses in passwords.

2. Elisabeth Manzon has directed food projects at the government agency for a long time now.

3. Liquorice Locks cage off (poner en jaulas) single pieces of candy to prevent them from use.

4. The college admissions offices at universities are getting more requests from students who
have previously enjoyed a gap year.

5. You may ease (aliviar, minimizar) the conflict by saying something light and unexpected.

6. Netflix has offered cheap subscriptions.

7. Our Security Department has urged citizens to report anything dangerous they witness.

A. 2) Put into the active:
1. Seabirds are believed to steer mostly by the sun and the stars.

B) Complete - CONDITIONALS:
1. You should change your password if you ...................... (consider) someone may know it.
2. If my dog had gone missing, I ..................................... (feel) miserable.
3. If I ................ five lives, I ́d try to do my best every single time.
4. The dropout rate amongst US freshmen (US -school: 1st-year student) wouldn’t be so high if
more grants ........................ (be) given to them.
5. If waves of laughter (risa) had been sweeping the land, waves of violence ..........................
(decrease).
6. If I ....................... (have) Netflix, I could become a TV binger. ( = a person who watches one episode after another on the web)











Answers - PRACTISING GRAMMAR FOR EVAU TEST (2016-2014)

A. 1) Put into the passive:
1. People often make fun of bosses in passwords.
Bosses are often made fun of in passwords.
2. Elisabeth Manzon has directed food projects at the government agency for a long time now.
Food projects have been directed by E. M. at the gov...
3. Liquorice Locks cage off (poner en jaulas) single pieces of candy to prevent them from use.
Single pieces of candy are caged off by L. L. to prevent them from use.
4. The college admissions offices at universities are getting more requests from students who
have previously enjoyed a gap year.
More requests are being got from students who have previously enjoyed a gap year by the
college admissions offices at universities.
5. You may ease (aliviar, minimizar) the conflict by saying something light and unexpected.
The conflict may be eased by saying ...
6. Netflix has offered cheap subscriptions.
Cheap subscriptions have been offered by Netflix.
7. Our Security Department has urged citizens to report anything dangerous they witness.
Citizens have been urged to report anything dangerous they witness by our S. D.
A. 2) Put into the active:
1. Seabirds are believed to steer mostly by the sun and the stars.
People believe that seabirds are steered mostly by the sun and the stars.
B) Complete - CONDITIONALS:
1. You should change your password if you consider someone may know it.
2. If my dog had gone missing, I ́d have felt miserable.
3. If I had five lives, I ́d try to do my best every single time.
4. The dropout rate amongst US freshmen (US -school: 1st-year student) wouldn’t be so high if
more grants were given to them.
5. If waves of laughter (risa) had been sweeping the land, waves of violence would have
decreased.
6. If I had Netflix, I could become a TV binger. ( = a person who watches one episode after
another on the web)

martes, 12 de marzo de 2019

CAUSATIVE

EXPLANATION AND EXAMPLES

have something done (have + object + 3rd form of the verb):
somebody wants something to be done for them
  • Did you have the car washed yesterday?
  • have my hair cut once in 2-3 months.
  • We’ve had the lawn mowed by the neighbour’s son.
  • Jane will have the curtains cleaned at the dry cleaner’s tomorrow.
Noteget is often used instead of have in informal speech:
  • Did you get your hair cut before the weekend?
  • We must get the house decorated for the wedding.


TRANSLATION: 

1.-Me van a cortar el pelo. 
2.-A Mary le revisaron la garganta ayer. 
3.-A mis padres les han pintado la casa. 
4.-A Sara probablemente le decorarán la casa.
5.-A Peter le están arraglando el ordenador. 

REVSION 3. REPORTED SPEECH, PASSIVE, CONDITIONALS

REVISION 3

REVISION 2. CONDITIONAL SENTENCES. MIXED TYPE

1. CONDITIONALS. MIXED TYPE

2.-CONDITIONALS. ALL

REVSION 1. PASSIVE SENTENCES

0. PASSIVE SENTENCES MIXED

1. PASSIVE SENTENCES

2.-PASSIVE TRANSFORMATIONS

3.-PASSIVE TRANSFORMATIONS

4.-PASSIVE MIXED