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RESULT CLAUSES, SONUÇ CÜMLELERİ

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 1 –   İngilizce Özel ders ( Bireysel – İngilizce Özel ders )
2 –   İngilizce Özel ders – 4 kişilik gruplarla yapılan  İngilizce Özel ders )

Study the use of the result clauses in bold in the passage

Alison's Slimming Disease

Alison wasn't really fat but she insisted to everybody that she was overweight. She said she wanted to be slim so that boys would find her attractive. So she went on a very strict diet. She lost such a lot of weight that she began to look ill. Everyone told her how thin she was, but Alison still thought she was too fat. In fact, Alison was suffering from anorexia nervosa, the 'slimming disease'. Friends tried to help, but Alison's problem continued. In the end she was eating so little that her life was in danger. Alison was admitted to hospital. She was lucky. She received the best of treatment with the result that she has now made a full recovery.

Exercise 1 a. Answer these questions from the passage.

1. Was Alison fat ?

2. Why did Alison want to lose weight ?

3. What was Alison's problem ?

4. What happened to Alison ?

5. Did she get better ?

Exercise 1 b . Fill in the blanks in the passage with so ........... that, with the result that, so much ....... that, so many ...... that to make result clauses.

The last Straw

Mahmut was a camel driver. He owned a beautiful camel called Yasemin but Mahmut was ..... 1 ...... poor .... 1 ...... he couldn't afford to feed yasemin properly ... 2 ... she wasn't guite as strong as other camels. One day a farmer asked Mahmut to take some straw to the market. Mahmut needed the work but the price that the farmer offered was ... 3 ... low ... 3 ... Mahmut decided he would have to take all the straw in one load in the morning and try to get another job for the afternoon so that he would be able to have enough money to feed his wife and six hungry children that night. Yasemin stood patiently while Mahmut loaded more and more straw on to her back. He piled on ... 4 ... straw ... 4 ... Yasemin's legs started to wobble a bit. Mahmut didn't notice because Yasemin was a willing camel, she managed to study herself and Mahmut kept piling on the straw.

You may think that Mahmut was a cruel man but it was just he had ... 5 ... problems of his own ... 5 ... he couldn't  think of anythink else. So he loaded yet more straw onto poor Yasemin ... 6 ... she sighed a big sigh and sank to her knees under the weight. 'Hup ! Hup!', Mahmut shouted and he whipped Yasemin's flank with a handful of straw that he had picked up from the ground. Yasemin struggled to her feet. Then Mahmut flung that last handful of straw on to Yasemin's back. It was finally too much. Her back broke. That was that, I'm afraid.

Exercise 2 . Answer these questions from the passage.

1. Why didn't Mahmut give Yasemin enough to eat ?

2. Why did Mahmut try to take all the straw in one load ?

3. Why didn't Mahmut notice that Yasemin wasn't able to carry the load ?

4. What happened to Yasemin in the end ?

5. Can you think of any event in your life that was like 'the last straw' ? (in your own words)

Study the use of the result clauses in the dialogue.

                 Meltem and Ebru are walking in the street.

Meltem     I'm so happy that I could dance and sing !

Ebru         With the result that you'll get arrested, be quiet !

Meltem     Don't be so boring ! There's so much misery and so little happiness that makes life hard to live.

Ebru         Why are you talking such rubbish today ?

Meltem     Alper said so many lovely things to me today, so I!m in love !

Ebru         You're so stupid that you believe him.

Meltem      You've had so few boyfriends that you're jealous.

Exercise 3 . Fill in the blanks with so many, so much, that, so intelligent, so ......... that or with the result that.

Meltem is working for her university entrance. Her friend Ebru is worried about her.

Meltem     I'm ..... 1 ...... tired ...... 1 ....... I feel ill.

Ebru         You've done .... 2 .... work ..... 2 .... I'm not surprised at all.

Meltem     I know but I'm working ... 3 .... I get top grades.

Ebru         But you're ... 4 .... you'll pass easily.

Meltem     There are .... 5 .... students who are clever, that's the problem !

Exercise 4 . Complete each sentence with so or such (a) ...... that to make result clause.

1. She spoke ....... quickly ........ nobody understood what she said.

2. Nasreddin Hodja was ........... an amusing person ....... he always made people laugh.

3. He is ............ generous ............... he never gives a beggar less than 100.000 TL.

4. He has .............. big feet .................. he has to have his shoes specially made for him.

5. He cooks ................. well .................... he should open his own restaurant.

6. She is .................. a clever girl ................... she can be anything she wants.

7. It snowed ............... much ................ all the trains to Erzurum were cancelled.

8. He was driving ............... fast ................ an accident was inevitable.

9. Your English is .............. good ................ I thought you were English.

10. Atatürk was  ................ an outstanding man ................ everyone still admires him.

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