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Reading and Grammar Practice

Stories for Reading Comprehension 4 Unit 2




acumen
adamantly
anticipation
apart from
appliance
approached
business matters
committed to
concrete
conglomerate
crucial
demanding
eagerly
excessive stress
footsteps
gleam
maintaining
notions
performances
profit margins
raises
reading up
recession
reflected
rejoiced
relatively
retailer
ring up
rival
sell out
shadowed
shrewd
spanning
stamina for
takeover bids
tedious
thrifty
till
totting up
trainee




1. Transform the voice of the sentence.

The company had been founded by Edgar Shrewd and Timothy Thrifty.


2. Transform the sentence into indirect speech.

"What kind of questions are they?" asked Steven eagerly.


3. Transform the sentence into 'there + to be' pattern.

Every subject was boring and unexciting, except for Mathematics.


4. Transform the sentence into state pattern.

Mr Shrewd thought deeply for a few moments.


5. Transform the sentence into Complex Subject pattern.

They expected their sons and daughters to follow in their footsteps into the family firm.


6. Transform the sentence into Complex Object pattern.

He followed his father to pick up all there was to know about running the company.