Ielts Sınavı için Alıştırmalar Hakkında Açıklama
Exercise 1. Now make that – clauses in the subject position , using the words in brackets.
1 ) He can win a medal. ( possible )
That he can win a medal is possible.
2 ) She is guilty. ( doubtful )
3 ) Everyone has passed the test. ( impossible )
4 ) He will be chosen as president. ( likely )
5 ) Enough petroleum can be produced in Turkey for its own needs. ( unlikely )
6 ) He has had a good education. ( obvious )
7 ) The students had studied before the exam. ( unlikely )
8 ) He caused the accident. ( certain )
9 ) The teacher encouraged his students. ( is seen by the results )
10 ) Pigs can fly. ( is difficult to believe )
11 ) Burnt toast makes your hair curl. ( nonsense )
12 ) He speaks ten languages perfectly. ( unbelievable )
Exercise 2. Rewrite the following , beginning with a ) that b ) It is a fact that main clause. Note the more formal effect of that in the subject position.
1 ) Our world is becoming more and more polluted.
a ) That our world is becoming more and more polluted is a fact.
b ) It is a fact that our world is becoming more and more polluted.
2 ) Smoking cigarettes damages your health.
3 ) The Turkish people originated in Central Asia.
4 ) Some bacteria cause disease and some are beneficial.
5 ) Oranges are rich in vitamin C.
6 ) Mr Biro invented the Biro pen.
7 ) Carrots help you to see in the dark.
8 ) Soil eroism is a major environmental problem.
9 ) No sign of life has been found on Mars.
10 ) Thousands of children in the Third World die each year.
11 ) Loud music in discos can damage your hearing.
12 ) Six millions Jews were killed in the Holocaust.
Exercise 3. Rewrite the sentences , using that and the words in brackets to make a noun clause first , then use it is ……. that. These words make your English richer and more interesting.
1 ) The common cold is caused by a virus. ( an accepted fact )
a ) That the common cold is caused by a virus is an accident fact.
b ) It is an accepted fact that the common cold is caused by a virus.
2 ) He is very ill. ( apparent )
3 ) She failed her exam. ( a pity )
4 ) They missed the party. ( a shame )
5 ) There is going to be a storm. ( obvious )
6 ) We were both born on the same day. ( a coincidence )
7 ) The weather is awful today. ( unfortunate )
8 ) Some people can eat and eat and never get fat. ( strange )
9 ) All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. ( true )
10 ) Boysa re better at science than girls. ( untrue )
Exercise 4. Complete these sentences with more that – clauses , using the words given the brackets. Pay attention to verb tenses. Sometimes different tenses may be possible.
1 ) I am glad. ( you / come )
I am glad that you came.
I am glad that you will come.
I am glad that you have come.
2 ) I was pleased. ( I / win / scholarship )
3 ) I am afraid. ( They / not help / you )
4 ) I am amazed. ( He / demonstrate / such skill )
5 ) I was annoyed. ( He / lose / his job in the bank )
6 ) I am disappointed. ( None of my classmates / come / to my birthday party )
7 ) I am sorry. ( Not be able to do / it yet )
8 ) I am sure. (You / pass / your exam )
9 ) I was surprised. ( They / visit / me after som ant years )
10 ) I am lucky. ( I have / such understanding parents )