Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 2, 2008

CLEFT SENTENCES

Correct the following sentences using the true answer in brackets. Use cleft sentences beginning with:

It is…

It was…

For example:

Columbus discovered America in 1492.

It was Columbus that discovered America in 1492.

It was America that Columbus discovered in 1492.

It was in 1492 that Columbus discovered America.

 

CLEFT SENTENCES

 

  • Stephen King wrote Lord of the Rings. (Tolkien)
  • Röntgen discovered Penicillin. (x-rays)
  • Bruce Springsteen sang “Rehab”. (Amy Winehouse)
  • Albéniz composed El Amor Brujo. (Manuel de Falla)
  • Felipe González has just split up with Ana Botella. (Carmen Romero)
  • Khaked Hosseini has written The Boy in the striped Pyjamas. (John Boyne)
  • “From Russia with Love” is the lalest James Bond film. (Quantum of Solace)
  • Javier Bardem won the Oscar for “Burn after reading”. (No Country for Old Men)
  • Tony Blair is Britain’s Prime Minister. (Gordon Brown)
  • Anastacia sings Friends will be Friends. (Queen)
  • Madonna has divorced Brad Pitt. (Guy Ritchie)
  • Velázquez painted La Maja Desnuda. (Goya)
  • President Kennedy was assassinated in a theatre. (President Lincoln)
  • Bartolomé Díaz conquered Mexico. (Hernán Cortés)
  • Hugo Laurie plays a role in Gray’s Anatomy. (House)
  • Churchill defeated Napoleon at Trafalgar. (Admiral Nelson)
  • J.K.Rowling has written Twilight. (Stephenie Meyer)
  • Angela Merkel offered Zapatero a seat at the Washington summit. (Sarkozy)
  • Prince Charles has just celebrated his 80th birthday. (60th)
  •  You can visit the British Museum in Manchester. (London)
  •  Obama has beaten George Bush in the presidential elections. (John McCain)
  • Tom Cruise is married to Cate Blanchett. (Katie Holmes)
  • David Beckham will join Manchester United on loan in January. (Milan)
  • Nicole Kidman was born in New Zealand. (Australia)
  • Ravel composed the opera Carmen. (Bizet)
  • Silicon Valley can be found in New Mexico. (California)
  • Argentina has won the Davis Cup. (Spain)
  • Emilio Sánchez Vicario may replace Albert Costa as Captain of the Spanish Team. (Albert Costa)
  • Anaemia occurs when the absorption of vitamin B is insufficient. (Iron)
  • George Clooney played in the film Casablanca. (Humprey Bogart)
  • Spanish artist Dali has painted a ceiling at the United Nations in Geneva. (Barceló)
  • Two giant Athena Nike were dynamited and destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. (Two giant Buddhas)
  •  Chávez has assumed the duties of President of the Council of State in Cuba. (Raúl Castro)
  •  Lorenzo Silva has won the Premio Nacional de las Letras 2008. (Juan Goytisolo)
  • Alfred Nobel invented the Atomic Bomb. (dynamite)
  • El Greco was born in Toledo. (Crete)
  • Miguel Boyer was elected President of the Spanish Parliament in 2004. (José Bono)
  • Dan Brown has written The Pillars of the earth. (Ken Follet).
  • You can visit Alcatraz Prison in Boston. (San Francisco)
  •  Admunsen was the first man to climb Mount Everest. (Edmund Hillary)
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