VERY IMPORTANT! REWRITING QUESTIONS. IS THAT SENTENCE GOOD?

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HELLO!I AM PREPARING FCE AND I HAVE THIS EXAM 19TH JUNE. I HAVE DONE SOME EXERCISES BUT THE ANSWERS ARE DIFFERENT. COULD YOU PLEASE TELL ME IF THIS SENTENCE IS CORRECT?

"You will soon be a good driver if you follow my advice"said the instructor.

The answer of the book is: The instructor said I would soon drive well if I follow his advice

My answer: The instructor said I would become a good driver if I followed his advice.
 

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Re: VERY IMPORTANT!!!REWRITING QUESTIONS. IS THAT SENTENCE G

Hi,

Your answer seems to be better than the one in the book. I would, however, use 'be' instead of 'become' to be consistent with the original sentence.

What is the book that you are using?

Iza



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HELLO!I AM PREPARING FCE AND I HAVE THIS EXAM 19TH JUNE. I HAVE DONE SOME EXERCISES BUT THE ANSWERS ARE DIFFERENT. COULD YOU PLEASE TELL ME IF THIS SENTENCE IS CORRECT?

"You will soon be a good driver if you follow my advice"said the instructor.

The answer of the book is: The instructor said I would soon drive well if I follow his advice

My answer: The instructor said I would become a good driver if I followed his advice.
 

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Re: VERY IMPORTANT!!!REWRITING QUESTIONS. IS THAT SENTENCE G

izabela said:
Hi,

Your answer seems to be better than the one in the book. I would, however, use 'be' instead of 'become' to be consistent with the original sentence.

What is the book that you are using?

Iza

I agree with you that her answer was better. :wink:
 

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I'll third it- Izabela is right. It could be a misprint- books nowadays seemto be just spellchecked. ;-)
 

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Change one, then change them all. ;-)
 
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