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Hello. I have some grammar exercises that I need to do and I'm having a difficulty with some parts.

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This one is about sentence transformation using the key word in bold.

Her spoken Italian is better than her Spanish.
- speaks

She ................... speaks Spanish.

Why don't you wear your hair in the same way as me?
- like
Why don't you ............... mine.

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Second, choosing the correct word:

........? Your hair is wet.

1. Has it rained? 2. Has it been raining? 3. Did it rain? 4. Does it rain.

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Third: rewrite the sentences putting special emphasis on the underlined word. Start with it.

They like the house because of its size rather than its location.
It .........

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That would be it (for now). Emotion: smile Thanks in advance. I'll post more if I come across more difficulties and I probably will.
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Hi,

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This one is about sentence transformation using the key word in bold.

Her spoken Italian is better than her Spanish.

- speaks

She .. speaks Spanish better than Italian..

Why don't you wear your hair in the same way as me?

- like

Why don't you wear your hair like mine?

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Second, choosing the correct word:

..? Your hair is wet.

1. Has it rained? 2. Has it been raining? 3. Did it rain? 4. Does it rain.

#2 is the most likely. Other choices are also correct in terms of grammar.

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Third: rewrite the sentences putting special emphasis on the underlined word. Start with it.

They like the house because of its size rather than its location.

It is the size of the house they like, rather than its location.

If you post more, please try to post your answers if possible.

Clive
You should probably try these yourself first. In future posts, please make an attempt to answer.

Her spoken Italian is better than her Spanish.
- speaks

She .. speaks Spanish.
She speaks Italian better than she speaks Spanish. [Was that really so difficult?]

Why don't you wear your hair in the same way as me?
- like
Why don't you .. mine.
Why don't you wear your hair like mine?

..? Your hair is wet.

1. Has it rained? 2. Has it been raining? 3. Did it rain? 4. Does it rain.

You want a question that asks about an action that has been going on up to the present moment and which could be the cause of wet hair. Only the second question does that.

Third: rewrite the sentences putting special emphasis on the underlined word. Start with it.

They like the house because of its size rather than its location.
It ..
This is more difficult. You need a cleft sentence. The pattern of a cleft sentence is "It is ... that ..." There are several solutions to this problem. Here's what I would choose:

It is because of its size rather than its location that they like the house.

Isolating "size" requires more of a rewrite.

It is the size of the house that appeals to them, not its location.
It is the size of the house that they like rather than its location.

CJ
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Wow, this was fast. Thanks so much, Clive. Now that I'm looking at this, some of the answers, if not all, are so stupidly obvious.

Yes, I will probably post more later.
Thanks, CJ. Yes, I could've done everything on my own, meh. As for the first one, it was tooeasy, if you get what I mean. Emotion: big smile My professor said she gave me some complicated examples so I was all baffled off. Haha.

And yes, I'll post my answers in the future too.

(.... and thanks for boosting me. Emotion: smile)
Here's another one; it's also transformation and the key word is promise:

"I won't tell anyone. I promise," she said.

The first thing that crosses my mind is the standard way: she promised she wouldn't tell anyone. Though I'm wondering if it's okay to say: she promised not to tell anyone.
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XenoThe first thing that crosses my mind is the standard way: she promised she wouldn't tell anyone. Though I'm wondering if it's okay to say: she promised not to tell anyone.
It's OK either way. The verb promise takes either a clause with the same subject and will/would or an infinitive construction.

I promised [(that) I wouldn't / not to] ...
They promise [(that) they won't / not to] ...
Jake promised [(that) he would / to] ...
__________

decide works the same way, but is not likely in the present tense.

She decided [(that) she would / to] ...
We decided [(that) we wouldn't / not to] ...

__________

hope works the same way, but with can/could (or the equivalent will/would be able to), but is not as likely with negatives.

I hope [(that) I can / will be able to / to] ...

They hoped [(that) they could / would be able to / to] ...

CJ