№91 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 91
Looking out of the plane window, there was a huge oil spill on the surface of the ocean. (Who was looking out of the window? - Someone. What was there on the surface of the sea? - An oil spill. This participle clause is misrelated. The subject of the participle clause does not relate to the subject of the main clause - the clauses have different subjects.)
Judging from the statistics, about 80% of the rainforest have been destroyed in Borneo in the last 30 years. (What has been destroyed in Borneo? - The rainforest. Who is judging from the statistics? - The speaker. Though the participle clause is misrelated, it is OK, because it expresses the speaker's opinion.)
Find examples of participial clauses in ex. 1. Which of the clauses has its own subject? What are the subjects of other clauses?
5. a) Match the participial clauses expressing the speaker's attitude with the appropriate endings.
Generally speaking, ... Judging from the statistics, ...
Considering the human impact on the environment, ... Supposing there was no fresh water, ... Taking everything into consideration, ... ... our future looks very sad. ... how would the humanity survive? ... very few people in the world are really worried about the future of the planet.
... more and more rainforests are destroyed every year. ... people should take immediate action to save the Earth.
>) Work in pairs. Do you agree with the statements above?
Change the underlined phrases in the song into participial clauses.
b) Sing the song along with Ozzy Osbourne.
If Live Aid events were held this year, would you like to go? Who would you like to hear singing in the concerts?