La psicologia inversa

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A. Link the following sentences with these conjunctions: however 1. 2. 3. 4. but though although

She is handicapped. She took part in the marathon. _____________________________________________________________ He smoked, drank, and never took exercise. He lived to be 90. _____________________________________________________________ John felt sick. He went out to work._____________________________________________________________ Thousands of pupils are leaving school. There are no jobs for them. _____________________________________________________________


Rewrite the sentences using in spite of + ing. 1. 2. 3. Although she was an account, she never seems to have any money. In spite of _____________________________________________________ Although he lost a lot ofblood, he is in a stable condition. In spite of _____________________________________________________ Although she had a bad cough, she was able to sing in the choir. In spite of _____________________________________________________

Now rewrite these sentences using despite his / her + noun. 4. 5. 6. Although she was successful, she felt dissatisfied. Despite_______________________________________________________ Although Patrick was ill, he still came to meeting. Despite _______________________________________________________ Although he promised that he wouldn’t be late, he didn’t arrive until 9 o’clock Despite _______________________________________________________


Rephrase the following sentences. Begin them with the given words and do not change their meaning. 1. 2. 3.Despite my warning not to do it, they went on buying useless items. Though _______________________________________________________ Despite being rich, he isn’t very happy. Even though ___________________________________________________ In spite of my problems, I can live with dignity. Although ______________________________________________________


Match the sentences in the most appropriateway and then write two sentences as one using in order + to-infinitive or so as + to-infinitive. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. Trees were planted along the street. We crept up the stairs. I swept the broken glass off the path. We wrote Katie’s name on the calendar. a. We didn’t want to forget her birthday. b. This was done to reduce traffic noise. c. We didn’t want to wake Suzanne. d. I wanted to preventan accident.

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ESSM 2004/05– Inglês

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Choose one of these items to complete these sentences. Decide which of the underlined parts of theitem is correct. If both are possible, write them. he is / will be ready to take over the job it is / was always in the sun we can / could hear the door bell he can / could film his holiday he can / could contact me 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I gave Sam my address so that ____________________________________ Les has bought a video camera so that ______________________________ We’ve planted the bush in the middleof the garden so that ______________ We had to turn down the television so that ___________________________ He is going to have a period of training so that ________________________


Rewrite these sentences expressing purpose. 1. 2. 3. He left home very early in the morning so that he could get to the airport in time for the flight. So as_______________________________________________________ That actress has a team of personal bodyguards to protect her. That actress has a team of personal bodyguards so that ________________ I ran to catch the bus so that I wouldn’t be late. I ran to catch the bus in order _____________________________________


Correct any mistakes in these sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. I put a mat under the hot cup for stopping it damaging the table. Don sang...
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