Exercises of rephrasing

Hello! This week we want to give you some exercises of grammar. Our students are doing now the exams and these exercises of rephrasing are perfect to review all the grammar that we have seen during the course in Brickfield. So, if you want to do it, feel free to send us an email with the answers and we will correct them for you, if you don’t want to send us your exercise done and only want to check the answers, please send us an email with the title “Rephrasing answers” and we will send them to you straight away..

Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets. Do not change the original meaning.

  1. “Don’t run away from home”, my friend advised. (TO)
  2. They’re starting a new volunteer programme in our school. (BEING)
  3. Perhaps they didn’t finish their education. (MIGHT)
  4. “Why are you standing here?” a shop owner asked us. (WE)
  5. He can’t pay the rent because he doesn’t have a job. (IF)
  6. This programme has helped thousand of homeless people. (BY)
  7. “I slept at a shelter last night”, said the woman. (THAT)
  8. I’m sure that I’ll have a job next year. (WORKING)
  9. They seldom go abroad. (VERY OFTEN)
  10. They are going to release their new film before 1st December. (HAVE)
  11. The actor couldn’t remember his lines. (WASN’T)
  12. A gardener does her gardening every week. (HAS)
  13. She didn’t get the role bacause she was too tall. (IF)
  14. It’s possible that was the first film he directed. (MIGHT)
  15. If you don’t promise to keep this photo secret. I won’t send it to you. (UNLESS)
  16. “Your reports are due tomorrow”, the teacher told his students. (THE FOLLOWING DAY)
  17. I haven’t read your blog lately because I haven’t had time. (IF)
  18. It isn’t necessary for you to respond to every “friend” request. (NEEDN’T)
  19. It’s a pity he didn’t think before posting those comments. (SHOULD)
  20. Who designed the Twitter logo? (BY)
  21. We plan to do a repost on how celebrities use Twitter. (GOING)
  22. Would you let me wear your necklace tonight? (CAN)
  23. I’m going to exercise from eight to nine. (AT 8,30)
  24. Do you think you will be married by the time you’re 35? (GOT)
  25. They were close friends for years. Then they fell in love. (AFTER)
  26. Jeff and Louise broke up during their drive home. (DRIVING)
  27. It’s impossible for me and my brother to get along. (ABLE TO)
  28. It was wrong of you to shout at me. (SHOULDN’T)
  29. I’m still trying to make friends in my new school. (HAVEN’T)
  30. I want to buy these shoes, but they aren’t comfortable. (IF)
  31. The last time I saw Edward was three dasy ago. (FOR) thanks for reading

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