Writing - Part 1 - Sentences
Here are some sentences about Rio de Janeiro, the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words.
The Summer Olympics had never been hosted by a South American city before.
Rio became the first South American city that hosted the Summer Olympics.
As part of the renovation for the Summer Olympics they built a new tram system.
As part of the renovation for the Summer Olympics a new tram system was built.
IOC vice-president J. Coates called Brazil's preparations "the worst I have ever experienced."
J. Coates said that he had never experienced worse preparations before.
Compared to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, about 200,000 tickets fewer were sold.
In 2012, more tickets were sold than in 2016.
The Brazilian flag is represented in the colour of the 2016 Summer Olympics logo.
The 2016 logo represents the yellow, green and blue of the Brazilian flag.
The 2016 Summer Olympics took place in Rio de Janeiro, but the Olympic torch relay visited more than 300 Brazilian cities.
When the 2016 Summer Olympics took place in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic torch relay visited more than 300 cities in Brazil.