Stories for Reading Comprehension 3 Unit 2 The Genie

1. Transform the Voice of the sentences.

1) He took the lamp to his two friends.
2) When the lamp had been rubbed, a genie popped out.

2. Transform the sentence into Indirect Speech.

1) The Englishman thought for a few minutes. Then he said, "It's lonely here, now. Will you bring back the German and will you bring back the Frenchman, please.".
2) The German said, "I am hungry and thirsty. I want some sausage to eat and some beer to drink. Secondly, I want to go back to Germany."

3. Transform the passage into Direct Speech.

The German took the lamp to his two friends and explained to them everything.

4. Transform the sentence from 'there + to be' pattern.

There was nobody on the island and it was thousands of kilometres from Australia.

5. Transform the sentence into State pattern.

"We will have to eat bananas every day," said the German.

6. Transform the sentence into Action pattern.

The German said, "I am hungry and thirsty."

7. Transform the sentence into Complex Subject pattern.

One day the German came upon a magic lamp on the beach.

8. Transform the sentence from Complex Subject pattern.

The lamp appeared to be magic.

9. Transform the sentence into Complex Object pattern.

The genie said to the three men, "I can grant you two wishes each, but on condition that whatever you wish for, your mothers-in-law will get the opposite."