FCE Use of English

Part 3: 'Key' Word Transformation

1) Comparative/Superlative

Structures like so/such .., er/as ... as or too/enough often appear in this exercise.

For Questions 1-8, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words.

1. The food was so good we had to leave a tip.
SUCH
It ........................................... we had to leave a tip.

2. The computer was too expensive for me to buy.
ENOUGH
I ........................................... money to buy the computer.

3. It's the most beautiful painting I've ever seen.
SEEN
I ............................................ beautiful painting.

4. This summer has been much cooler than last year.
COOL
Last summer .................................. this year.

5. I'm not as good at maths as you.
BETTER
You ......................................... me.

6. The course wasn't as easy as I'd expected.
MORE
The course ........................................ I'd expected.

7. This car isn't safe enough to drive.
DANGEROUS
This car ........................................ drive.

8. This exercise is easier than the last one.
HARD
This exercise ....................................... the last one.

 
 


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