FCE Use of English

Part 3: 'Key' Word Transformation

2) Passive/Active

Changes from active to passive or passive to active are often required.

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 examiner tells candidates the regulations at the beginning of the exam.
TOLD
At the beginning of the exam candidates .................................... the regulations.

2. Did we send that letter to Mr Thomas?
WAS
Do you know if ........................................ to Mr Thomas?

3. We haven't arranged a date for the wedding yet.
BEEN
A date for the wedding .............................................. yet.

4. They will have given him the news by now.
TOLD
He .............................................. the news by now.

5. Experts estimate that most people now have access to the Internet.
IS
.................................................. most people now have access to the Internet.

6. The garage on the corner usually repairs my car.
HAVE
I ................................................... by the garage on the corner.

7. Steve definitely didn't write that essay.
WRITTEN
That essay ..................................................... by Steve.

8. The police have cancelled the demonstration.
HAS
The demonstration ....................................................... by the police.

 
 


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