Market Leader Extra Advanced Practice File

1 unit

First impressions

A Complete the second sentence in each pair so that it has approximately the same meaning as the first sentence. Use between two and five words, including the word given, and a word related to one of the words in the first sentence. 1 Sue is very experienced in giving PowerPoint presentations. ( considerable ) Sue has considerable experience of giving PowerPoint presentations. 2 The presenter failed to emphasise the benefits of the reforms.   ( place ) The presenter failed to the benefits of the reforms. 3 I have arranged for our guests to be met at the airport.   ( made ) I have our guests to be met at the airport. 4 As far as I know, the seminar has been postponed.   ( best ) To , the seminar has been postponed. 5 Could you briefly summarise the main points of the meeting for us?   ( brief ) Could you give of the main points of the meeting? 6 They plan to publish the report next month.   ( scheduled ) The report next month. 7 The debate was hastily concluded.   ( hasty ) The debate was brought to . 8 Do you think you could guide me a bit on how to structure my speech?   ( some ) Do you think you could on how to structure my speech? 9 These reforms will significantly reduce government spending.   ( significant ) These reforms will make government spending. 10 We bought these laser jet printers to replace our old dot matrix ones.   ( as ) We bought these laser jet printers our old ones. 11 Ms Wilkinson heads the Human Resources department.   ( of ) Ms Wilkinson is the Human Resources department.

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