GRAMMAR

INVERSIONS GRAMMAR

INVERSIONS GRAMMAR

Inversions are used to make sentences more formal, they are not so much used in spoken English as written but they do appear in the use of English and writing parts of the exam.

 

Negative adverbs:

Never, seldom, rarely, hardly, Not until, at no time, under no circumstances, at no point, little, not only

 

Example:

Never have I been so angry with a person like I am with you right now.

The meaning of this: I have never been ………..

 

Not only should you study grammar, you should also do listening practice.

The meaning of this: You should not only study…

 

Conditionals:

All conditional sentences can be manipulated and you can change their word order. In formal usage, you can also use inversions.

 

Example:

Were the teachers at the school better trained, problems like these wouldn´t occur.

The meaning of this: If the teachers were trained better……………

 

C1 SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS WITH INVERSIONS

C1 SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS WITH INVERSIONS 2

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