Use of English
You have to complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the one above it.
Example: Mr Clark still hasn't put his signature on these documents.
These documents still need to be signed by Mr Clark.
1 In some countries laws encourage people to use the mother tongue instead of English.
In some countries laws _____________________________ English instead of the mother tongue.
2 A few centuries ago almost nobody spoke English.
A few centuries ago English was _____________________ anybody.
3 I hope people will understand me.
I hope I'll ________________________ understood.
4 I don't like it when foreigners use English expressions in their own language.
I do not ____________________________________ English expressions in their own language.
5 It was hard to live on my own but I eventually became accustomed to it.
It took me a long time to ________________________________ on my own.
6 I don't want to use English all the time.
I ___________________ use English all the time.
7 Some people can't understand her at all.
Some people find _______________________ to understand her.
8 People say the best way to learn a language is by living in the country.
Living in the country _______________________ the best way to learn a language.
9 He speaks too quickly for me to understand him.
He ___________________________ for me to understand him.
10 Knowing English is useful.
It _______________________ English.
1... discourage people from using ...
2... hardly spoken by ...
3... able to make myself...
4... approve of foreigners using...
5... get used to living ...
6... 'd rather not...
7... it impossible to understand...
8... is supposed to be...
9... doesn't speak slowly enough...
10... is useful to know...