Cambridge PET Writing Part 1

Number 64 of 81 in B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

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Young students working on an assignment

Here are some sentences about a holiday on a canal boat. For each question, complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first. Use no more than three words. You can check your answers below.
This exercise should not take more than 8 minutes. Use this timer to help you.

We had not been on a canal boat for two years.
It was two years __SINCE__ we had been on a canal boat.

1. It took us a long time to decide where to go.
We spent a long time ______________ where to go.


2. The boat did not move very quickly down the river.
The boat moved very ________________ down the river.


3. We could not fish in many parts of the river.
We were not ______________ fish in many parts of the river.


4. There was a small kitchen on the boat.
The boat ________________ a small kitchen.


5. The sun shone every day of the boat trip.
It was __________________ every day of the boat trip.

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