Language focus - Unit 16 trang 185 tiếng Anh 11


Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it means almost the same as the sentence printed before it.

LANGUAGE FOCUS

Exercise 1. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it means almost the same as the sentence printed before it.

1. It is said that many people are homeless after the floods.

—> Many people are said to be homeless after the floods.

2. It is thought that the prisoner escaped by climbing over the wall.

—> The prisoner is thought to escape by climbing over the wall.

3. It is believed that he drove through the town at 90km an hour.

—> He is believed to drive through the town at 90km an hour.

4. It is reported that two people were seriously injured in the accident.

—> Two people are reported to be seriously injured in the accident.

5. It is said that three men were arrested after the explosion.

—> Three men are said to be arrested after the explosion.

6. It is expected that the strike will begin tomorrow.

—> The strike is expected to begin tomorrow.

7. It is said that he speaks English very well.

—> He is said to speak English very well.

Exercise 2. Rewrite each of the following sentences in such a way that it means almost the same as the sentence printed before it.

1. People think that he is very clever.

—> He is thought to be very clever.

2. People believe that the wanted man is living in New York.

—> The wanted man is believed to be living in the New York.

3. People know that he is very rich.

—>  He is known to be very rich.

4. People suppose that the film is very good.

—> The film is supposed to be very good.

5. People think that many people were killed in the accident.

—> Many people are thought to be killed in the accident.

6. People think that about a million puppies are born each year.

—> About a million puppies are thought to be born each year.

7. People say that the factories are much worse.

—> The factories are said to be much worse.

8. People say that those dogs are dangerous.

—> Those dogs are said to be dangerous.

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