lunes, 1 de febrero de 2016

Selectividad text: Unemployment in Europe.

PAU EXTREMADURA 2009-10. OPTION A. UNEMPLOYMENT IN EUROPE



4. GRAMMATICAL TRANSFORMATION.



A. Rewrite the following sentence in the negative-interrogative (one sentence only):

The rise of unemployment has caused huge social problems.

➜ Hasn't the rise of unemployment caused huge social problems?



B. Rewrite the following sentence in the passive voice (do not omit any part of it)

At least another half million people will soon join the ranks of the unemployed.

                       ACTIVE VOICE                                                         PASSIVE VOICE
SUBJECT: At least another half million people  ➜                        AGENT (introduced by "by")
ACTIVE VERB: will (soon) join ➜                                                 PASSIVE VERB
OBJECT: the ranks of the unemployed. ➜                                        SUBJECT



PASSIVE VOICE
SUBJECT: the ranks of the unemployed.
PASSIVE VERB: will be joined (soon) 
AGENT: ➜ By at least another half million people                                




 ➜ The ranks of the unemployed will be joined soon by at least another half million people.