October 18th, 2012 in English Teaching
The same idea can be expressed using different grammatical structures. A good knowledge of various sentence transformation techniques is essential to write well. Here is a simple sentence transformation exercise.
Rewrite the following sentences using so…that.
1. He is too proud to admit his fault.
2. This bag is too heavy for me to lift.
3. This news is too good to be true.
4. He is too young to do things on his own.
5. He is too naïve to be a successful business man.
6. The case is too urgent to be postponed.
7. He was too God-fearing to leave the fallen man to his fate.
8. The teacher is too weak to control the class.
9. The tea is too hot for me to drink.
10. It is too late for us to start now.
1. He is so proud that he will not admit his fault.
2. This bag is so heavy that I cannot lift it.
3. This news is so good that it cannot be true.
4. He is so young that he cannot do things on his own.
5. He is so naïve that he cannot be a successful business man.
6. The case is so urgent that it cannot be postponed.
7. He was so God-fearing that he did not / could not leave the fallen man to his fate.
8. The teacher is so weak that he / she cannot control the class.
9. The tea is so hot that I cannot drink it.
10. It is so late that we cannot start now.