USE OF ENGLISH
Here are a few keyword transformation exercises to get your Use of English juices flowing. I write these all the time for my students in Dublin and thought I'd share them here.
Complete the second sentence so it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. Remember, you can't change the given word, and you must use between two and five words, including the given word.
1. It doesn’t do any good if you remind him to do his homework; he never listens.
There’s _________________ him to do his homework; he never listens.
My students sometimes _________________ Irish accents.
3. ‘Can my grandmother have the aisle seat?’ Martin asked the flight attendant.
Martin asked the flight attendant _________________ the aisle seat.
4. We haven’t gone on holiday for four years.
It’s _________________we last went on holiday.
Post your answers in the comments and I'll check back with the correct answers.
Bonus point: Which word has a silent S? Which word has a silent T?