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VOCABUL Y1

Chris Barker

PENGUIN

ENGLISH


Contents Pages

Unit Introduction

4-5

Saying hello a nd goodbye; Introducing yourself a nd other people; Personal details; Tlfles; Friends; British I American WOf"d list

2

5 - 8 Test yaurself 2

12-\7

family

9

10

18-23

Age ; Hair ~; Hoir colour; Eye ccOOur; Shades of colour; Height; Measurement of he ight; Measurement of weight; Build

24-29

House and home

Description; Rooms I areas; My room ; Locat ion: prepositions

30-3\

I - 4 Test l1Qurself \ Test exercises 1 - 5

5

32-37

Days; Months; Years; Dates; Sea sons; Time prepositio ns; Time adverbials; Times

6

38-43

Ufeathome

Before school; After school; Adverbs a nd

phrases of frequency; Jobs ar ou nd the

house; Pets; Meals at school and at home

7 _ School = :=...

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....;;:;; 44 -49

Main school subjects in UK schools; People;

Exams; Non-lesson time; Afte r-schoof

act ivities and dubs; School rooms a nd places

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Food and drink

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50 - 55

Sport / AdMty; Penon; Spom ....,ts;

Winning a nd losing

70-75

Basic food; Drinks ; Fruit; Vegetobtes; Meet;

Prepe-ed food

12

Cauntrles, nallanalltles and 76 - 8\ lanquQQes Some countries and nation alities: Europe ; Euro pe I Asio; Midd le East and Asia; North Americo; Central America; South America; Africa ; Australosta; The twelve most wKIe1y spoke n languages

9 -12 Test yourself 3

Time

58-63

CO&OUrs; Shades; Clothes and footwear; 1\:"" of clothes; Style

Life stages; 's

4

Free lime

Activities; Talking about post octMties; Music:; Muslcol instru ments

Male and female ; Fomity members;

3 Describing people: age _ ....;;a"nd ", appearance

56-57

Test exercises 1 - 5

6-11

Meellng I!!!Qple

Pag es

Unit

82-83

Test exercises 1 - 5

Reference

84-87

The English a lpha bet; Heig ht a nd weight ; Numbe rs; Some basic spelling rule s; British and American Eng lish

self assessment and proqress check

Answer key (Centro l pcll-cct section)

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Meeting people Translate the words and phrases. Saying hello and goodbye Informal Hi. Hello.

Bye! See you.

See you lofer.

See you soon.

See you tomorrow.

Formal Good morning. Good afternoon . Good evening. Goodnight. Goodbye.

A: How are you? B: Fine, thanks. / I'm OK, thanks. And you? A: Mm, not too good. / Mm, nof great B: Oh, I'm sorry to hear that. A: How are things? B: Fine, thanks. / Not bod, thanks.

Introducing yourself and other people Informal My nome's (John).

Formal A: Let me introduce (Moria) .

I'm (John).

B: Pleased to meet you.

This is (Mario) .

C: Pleased to meet you, too .

A: Nice to meet you.

Welcome to {London).

B: Nice to meet you, too .

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Personaldetails

Titles

First name(s} Surname

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Mole / Female Address

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Street Town / City Postcode

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Dote of bi rth

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Phone number Mobile phone number

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e-mail address

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Mr Mrs Miss Ms

Male Mr adult men

Female Mrs married women Miss unmarried (single) women Ms married or unmarried women

Friends She's my best friend. He's my penfriend. We're good friends. We're in the same class at school. We're classmates. We're neighbours. I know him / her welL I don't know him / her very well. I don't get on very well with him / her. We get on very / really well. We don't get on very well. What's your surname? Could you spell that, please? Could you repeat that, please? Yoo can callme Miss Tracy Bradshaw (,/) or Miss Bradshaw (,/ ) bat not Miss Tracy ~).

You can canme Wayne Connolly (,/) or Wayne (,/) bat not Mr Wayne ~). Yoa can callmyDad Mr Connolly

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British

American

surname postcode mobile phone penfriend gel on

last name zip code cellphone pen pol gel along

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Complete the conversations.

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They're very import ant! Who are they?

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A: How ore you?

B: I'm , thanks. (2) ....... .... ......... How are you? (5) 4 ...... ............ to meet you. (7) 4 My name is Anna . (5) 5 is Smith. (7) 6 My the same class. (2) 7 We're 8 A: How are you? B: I'm , thanks . (4) 9 How are ? (6) 10 It's latel I must go ! (9) 11 you tomorrow. (3)

Good rnorninq. .everyone. Mmm, not great.

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Hello. Pleased to meet you. See you later.

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Goodnight.

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Draw lines to link the personal details. First name

Bradshaw

Surname

tracy@teenmail.com

Date of birth

12, Rose Street

Street

0029583795

Town / City

13 April 1989

Posfcode

Milton Keynes

Phone number

Tracy

e-mail address

MK39DG

Put the words in the right order. Start with the word in the centre of each circle.

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Read about Tracy's best friend. Then write about your best friend .

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7 i Read about Alex. Then complete your personal details and introduce yourself.

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Sa Put the missing phrases in Conversation 1 or 2. Fine, thanks. I'm Rosa. Pleased to meet you, too.

Hello, Mark. Hi. How are you?

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Hello

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. Let me introduce my neighbour, Laura Green.

Laura Mark

Hello. Pleased to meet you.

Conversation 2 Kate Jack Kate Rosa Jack

Hi. . This is my friend. Hello Hi, I'm Jock.

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8b Which conversation is between teenagers: 1 or 21 9

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You are with Simon, your English penfriend. You meet one of your classmates in the street. Write the conversation. You

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Classmate You Simon C1cissmate

Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

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Family Translate the words and phrases. Male and female boy

girl

man

woman

(plural : men)

(plural : women)

Family members Male / Female

Male

Female

grandfather

grandmother

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grandparent

grandson

granddaughter

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grandchild

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(plural : grandchildren) father

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Dad

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stepfather

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stepmother

brother

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sister

stepbrother

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holfbrother

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husband

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son

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uncle

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nephew

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mother

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child

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teenager

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adult

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guard ian

halfsister

aunt

life stages baby

parent

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relation / relative

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Roberto is Tommaso's fat ner.

Tommaso is Anno's brother.

Hello. fly name'sShamina. Tve got a sisteÂť and a baby brotbeÂŤ We five with 00f' parents in London. GarFamilyis qpite large. Tve got roar oonis. Faar ancles and sevencousins:

. My parents are divorced. This is mymother _

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I haven't got any cants

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Have you got any brothers and sisters? I've got a brother and a sister. He's got on older sister and a younger brother. I'm an only child. My po rents ore separated. My parents are divorced. Our family's quite small. Our family's quite large. See page 86 for the British / American word list.

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Female

grandmother

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Male / Female

guardian


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Who are Wayne's relations? 1

His father's mother's husband is

2

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Choose five members of your family and write their names.

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Brothers: TI.m, Mark, Sam ( all older)

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Use the chart in exercise 5 to write about Adam, Kelle and yourself.

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How good is your memory? You have one minute to read about Shamina and Jonathon on page 13. Now write sentences about Shamina and Jonathon. Don't look at page 13.

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9a Read the clues and identify the people. Write their names in the family tree.

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Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

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Describing people: age and appearance

Translate the words and phrases.

Age middle-aged old

young

in her teens

in his twenties

Howald are you?

I'm 14. / I'm 14 years old.

He's in his twenties.

She's in her thirties.

Hair length

Eye colour

short medium length long

blue brown grey green

Hair colour

Shades of colour

brown black fair blonde red grey white

dark light

not very

quite

very

He's not very old.

She's quite old.

Her heir's very long.

What does he / she look like?

What's her hair like?

She's got dark brown hair.

What colour hair has he got?

He's got short, fair hair.

What colour eyes has she got?

She's got light blue eyes.

They're a sort of greenish brown.

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Height

Measurement of weight

toll of medium height short

kilo stone pound

Measurement of height metre centimetre foot (plural: feet) inch (plural : inches) 1 metre

= 3.28 feet

1 centimetre 1 foot

=

0.39 inch

= 12 inches

See page 84 (or height and weight abbreviations.

Build small big slim of medium build well-built muscular How He's He's He's He's

See page 86 (or the British / American word list.

toll is he? (quite) tall. of medium height. (quite) short. about 1 metre 75.

How much do you weigh? I weigh about 50 kilos .

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1 I Describe the age group of these people. 1 She's about 43 or 44. She's in her forties. 2 He's 52. 3 She's 16. 4 He's about 27 or 28 . 5 She's 3.

The words in the puzzle all describe the colour and shade of hair and eyes. Complete the words. 1 .....

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Hair colour / shade

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How good is your moths? Use the information on page 19 to find the answers to the quiz.

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very quite not very

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6 I Write details about yourself in the chart. Then choose two members of your family or two friends end write in their details.

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Use the information from the chart in exercise 6 to write a description of yourself and of one of the other people. (age and height) (build and weight) (hair length and colour) (eye colour)

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Look at the Star Profile of Rachel Stevens and read about her below. Who is your favourite pop star or sports star at the moment? Write a star profile in the chart. Then write a full description.

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Write five quiz questions about your favourite pop star or sports star to ask a friend.

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House and home Translate the words and phrases. Description large small

flat block (of flats) house

Rooms / areas

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12 garage

2

bed room

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13 upstairs

3

spare room

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living room

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My room armchair bed blinds bookcase bookshelf (plural: bookshelves)

Location: prepositions . . . . .

on next to near

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corpet

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opposite

ceiling chair chest of drawers computer cupboard curta ins desk door duvet floor lamp mirror notice board photo picture poster radiator radio rug shelf sound system table telephone

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See page 86 for the British / American word list.

I live in George Street. My Aat is above a shop . My house is near a small pork.

It's got three bedrooms.

It hasn't got a garden.

My room is at the front of the flat.

What's your room like?

It's quite big. .

I share my room with my sister.

There's a desk ' under the window.

There are some posters on the walls .

There are some blinds at the window.

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1

Use the words in the circle to describe where you live.

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Dear

8a William's next letter to you IS about his room. Write the missing words. 1

,

It was really good to get your letter. Thanks. Here's a description of my room. I did it on the computer. I hope you can understand

it!

door ....................

ill'.

2

My room's quite large. The window is opposite the

3

There are some ~ 1 at the window. Under the window,

4

there's a

5

~

3.

my ~s. There's a

6

My ~ 4 is on the ~ â&#x20AC;˘ and so is

~

in front of the

6

7

a ~ 7 between the ~ and the

8

the

9

10

11

12

of the room, there's an

13

..el. The

~

8

is next to

~,on the right. On the left of the window, in the corner

there's a

@

a

My ~

II

IZ.

10

~9.

with a U

Between the window and the

fa " on it. Behind the ..I... there's

m

~

is on top of it.

That just leaves the big

14

ffll1 and there's

,4 where

I put my clothes!

Write soon.

81i Now draw the room. Write a description of your room for William. Use prepositions (in, next to, etc.) to say exactly where things are.

Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

Words

Expressions

1 2

. ..

1

.

3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

. . . . . . .. .

2

.

3

.

4

.

5

.

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Test yourself 1 (Units 1 to 4)

Mymarlc _ _

How much can you remember?

60 1

I Write the words in the corred groups.

Colours

6

..

11

.

7 8

.. .

12

.

13

..

14 15

. .

..

3

Furniture

Height, weight and build

Family members 1 2

short slim tall uncle white

muscular nephew notice board parent red

cupboard doughter desk green large

bed block blue choir cousin

4

9

..

5

10

..

16 17

.p.e:'!

. . ..

18 19 20

.. . (19 marks)

2

I Match the questions to the answers.

o 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

How oN. are you? How t.. are you? How much do you w What colour are your e What colour is your h What's your ph . . .. .. .. .. . .. What's your p ? What's your e- .... . . . . . . .. . .. . .

0) 00 44 765 45 36 37 b) rocco@comtel.uk c) light blue d) 10 st. e) 5'11" ~ black

? ? ?

?

h) 14

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i) Sl9 4PG (7 marks)

3 I Use the word in blue with one of the other words to make a sentence.

o

posters block bedroom balcony

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short house hall hair 2

lamp sister shelf son

3

blinds window wardrobe wall

4

qu ite toll teenager table

5

small green garden grey (5 marks)

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l4a Complete the phrases in box A using the words in box B. box A

room ....... ............

0 the living

1 a wastepaper ....... .......... . ................ 2 quite ................. 3 in front 4 a chest of ......... ..... ... 5 the ground ....... ....... .....

5 Complete the dialogue. Sam

Hi, Joe.

box B

Joe

Hi, Sam. This is Gino.

drawers room of aged bin old height floor flats system

Sam

Hello. N(<;~. tq.rr!?:~t .Y.C?'!..... 0

Gina Nice to meet you, too .

Sam

So, how

Joe

Fine,. . .. .. .. . .. . . And

. ......... . . .. •... •.. ... ... ...... 2?

Sam

Mm,

Joe

Oh, I'm What's the matter?

Sam

I've got problems with my gi rlfriend.

Joe

Your girlfriend?

Sam

Yes, Rebecca Sharp. You don't know her.

My grandfather is eighty-two, so he's

Joe

What does

9.U.~~~ .~~~

Sam

She's quite tall and

...... ............ ............ ......

6 a block of 7 medium 8 a sound 9 middle

.... ... . . . ... .. ..

................. .

(9 marks)

14b Use the phrases from exercise 4a to complete the description.

0

now. He's tall and slim.

1.

She's also quite slim.

She's of

Joe

z.

Sam They live in

3

on

is quite large. There's a TV and

• ••.. ...••• .............. • e

4

5?

Sam ... You see, there's a girl in my nice. She's got long blonde • ••••••• ••• ••••••• •• •• • 7 and blue eyes. We 8 really well.

4

~

3.

closs, Mondy Palmer. She's very

...... ........... ............ ....... .............

·

,

• ••••• •••••••••• •• • • • • • 6 light brown hair and green eyes. She's in Mrs Price's class.

My grandmother is fifty-two, so she's •

I?

in there. There's a

kitchen, a bathroom and two bedrooms. The

Joe

small bedroom is where I sleep when I stay

Sam ...

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •• •• • • • 7

the bed there's

Gina I know Rebecca. I know her very • •. .. . . . .. .. • . • .• .. . .• • 9. In fad, she's my 10 friend.

• •••• • •••••••••••••••••••••• • • • 8

for my clothes.

Sam Oh ...

with them. There's a bed, and

There's a desk with Q computer on it and 9 ... ......... .......... .. ... .......

Joe

• • • . • . • . .•• • •• •• • • ••••• 11

lofer,

Sam.

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Time

Translate the words and phrases. Days

Months

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Years 2002

Two thousand and two

1999

Nineteen ninety-nine

Seasons

Dates

spring summer autumn winter

We use ordinal numbers for dotes, e.g. 1". 2 nd , 3 rd , 41h . Dotes can be written and spoken in different ways.

wri"en

spoken

1sf May May 1sl

the first of May May the first

,.

Time adverbials

Time prepositions on April 4th on Monday in 2002 in the morning in the afternoon in the evening in (the) summer at 7.30 at night at the weekend

See page 84 for a list of ordinal numbers.

, . .,

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, ,

. . . . . . . . . .

tomorrow yesterday tomorrow morning yesterday afternoon lost night next week next year last week last year


Times

one o'clock

two o'clock

f ive past two

a quarter past two

twenty past two

half past two

twenty-five to three

a quarter to three

ten to three

three o'clock

midday / noon midnight a.m . in the morning p.m . in the afternoon / evening / at night (Excuse me,) what time is it?

It's half post two.

What time does the film start?

It storts at seven o'clock.

What time do you get up?

When were you born?

When's your birthday?

It's on August l S'".

See page 86 for the British / American word list.

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Complete the days of the week.

abc

I:B

;2 0 1 Complete the ordinal numbers in the box.

nan

12 b Write the words from exercise 20 next to the numbers. Then write the abbreviations, as dotes.

Numbers

Words

Dates

eleventh f if t e nth twent - -se - ond

1 2 3 4

.

fo r t e nth twent - -fo - rth sen d th rd t h rteent fo r t twel th twent -f st fit -

5 11

.

fi

st

twent

-th

rd

. . .

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. .

14 15 21

. . .

22

.

23

.

24

.

11

Complete the months in the crossword. Then number them from 1 to 1 2 to show their order.

N

o

V

E

u

M

B E R

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12 13

L

l~tl1...


4

Write these dates as you would say them.

Monday, the first of January

Thur 2 AUG

50 Complete the clues to find the mystery word. mystery word ,

- _ ----..颅 ....---.......

1 W

1 There are seven days in it. 2 9 a .m .

2

= nine

in . . . morn ing

3 I can't see you this week, but I can see you ... week .

3

4 7.00 = seven

4

0' .. .

5 Between afternoon and night

5

6

6 See you . . . Saturday.

7

7 It's in the middle of the week.

51) Make up your own clue for the mystery word.

6 1 2

3 4

5

How do you say these times?

2315 0910 1345 0130 1935

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,

,

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Write the answers as you would say them.

.IJJ,. ~i"

PITT, BRAD. Actor. (b. Dec 18th, 1963)

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When was Brad Pitt born?

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When were you born?

3

At what time and in which part of the day (morning, afternoon, evening, night) were you born?

4

What's tomorrow's date?

5

What was yesterday's date?

6

What is next year?

.

8 ; Complete the questions and answers.

%oitalio/I !~~.~. ._...._ .. Come to my 18th birthday party! Day Dale Time Place

. f~J.~.~

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..

.?: ~.QJ?:.~.: . ::. ~~.~.~ ! 9. ~~... The Beach Club

Bring a friend! Love Karen

-- -

1

Is Karen's party on Saturday?

2

Is it on 1st September?

3

Is it a special birthday?

4

5

..";J~:. ~~'~. ~~ F.~~~e:t: Yes,

.

. .......... ................... ........ .

. ... ..... .. ..... . .... ... ............. ...... ............. . ... .......... . ... ...... ? And

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At 7.30.

? At midnight.


9a Write the names of the seasons. Then write the name of one month in each season. Season

Month

winter

91i Which is your favourite season?

.

Why?

Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize. Words 1

.

Expressions 1

2 3

.

. .

4 5 6 7 8 9 10

. .. .. . . . .

2

.

3

..

4

.

5

.

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Life at home

Translate the words and phrases.

Before scho!!!.. 1get up at (7 o'clock) .

I have a shower / both.

I have 0 wash .

I brush my teeth.

I get dressed.

I lis1en to the radio.

I pack my bog.

I leave home at (8.30 a.m.).

I wolk to school.

I cycle to school.

I get 0 lift to school.

I get the bus to school .

After school I get home. I do my homework. I watch Tv. take the dog for a walk. ploy football. ploy computer games. play the guitar. point. make things . read. phone my friends. check my e-mail. send e-mails. surf the net. go skateboarding. go out with friends. I go to bed . I stay up lote,

Adverbsand phrasesof frequency never

not very often

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sometimes

. .. ,.

often

usually

o lot most evenings more than once a week

always

. . .


Jobs around the house tidy my room.

clean the bathroom.

do the vacuuming.

do the washing-up.

do the shopping .

do odd jobs.

make my bed.

load the dishwasher.

empty the dishwasher.

put the pots away.

put the rubbish out.

loy the table .

feed the cot.

don't do anything.

Pets

Meals at school and 01 home

cot

, have breakfast.

kitten

I have a snack.

dog

I have lunch .

puppy

I have teo.

parrot

I have dinner.

canary

I have supper.

rabbit hamster

.

.

gumea pig

goldfish

See page 86 for the British / American word list.

What time do you get up?

What do you do to help around the house?

How often do you listen to the radio?

What do you like doing after school?

I always have dinner at half post seven.

I usually walk to school.

I'm never late.

I like taking the dog for a walk .

I don't mind doing the washing-up.

I hate tidying my room.

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I n the morning ... 1 1 Complete the sentences using the verbs in the box.

I brush 1 2

3 4

pack

get

have

leave

I

I !~9.v.~ ....... .. home. I ... ... ...... ' " up. I .... .......... . my teeth. I ............... breakfast.

S 6 7

I

.4' . . . . . . . ......

I

r' . . . . . . . . .. . . . .

I ... ..... ....... I .. ..... ...... ....

dressed .

my bag for school.

a wash /

a shower.

2 1Write the activities in exercise 1 in the order you usually do them. Say what time you do them. 1 .~ Sift. '!P. ~~ .~ ..~?: 2

.

5

6

3

. .

4

.

7

:3 0! Complete sentences 1 to 8 using the words in the boxes. Add times where necessary. breakfast listen to always pock

a shower have never leave

get up the bus a lift get

dressed usually the train cycle

sometimes watch walk ~

'"

-=

~"

1 2 3 4 S 6 7 B

at about

a.m.

before breakfast.

in the kitchen.

the radio in the morning .

TY.

my school bag after breakfast.

home at o.m ,

to school.

How well do you know your best friend?

Write eight similar sentences about your best friend. Then ask him / her to

check if you were right.

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In the afternoon and evening ... 4

Tick the box which is correct for you. always 1

I watch TV

2

I listen to music.

3

I play computer games.

4

I send e-mails.

5

I go for a long walk.

6

I do my homework.

7

I make dinner.

usually

often

sometimes

never

Read about Zoe's afternoons and evenings. Then write about what you do after school. 8 o'clock. Then I have dinner. After that, I watch TV or play computer games . I often phone my friends. I never go to bed before 9.30. I always read in bed.

When I get home from school , I always have a snack. I sometimes go out and play volleyball with my friends. I usually do my homework from about 6 o'clock to

6 Find ten pets in the wordsearch. Then write them under the clues. r-o.

E G a L D F I

5 H

T

U

A

F

0

L A

R

I

5

I

G K X

Y N

P U P

J

Z

P Y

K

4

It's furry. It's got green eyes. The sound it makes is 'miaou'.

B 5

5

It's the same as 4, but it's very young.

6

It's light brown and it likes running in the wheel in its cage. It's about 10 cm long.

7

It's usually friendly. The sound it makes is 'woof woof'.

8

It's the same as 7, but it's very young.

9

It lives in water and it's gold and yellow.

E D G H L C

I

T

T E N V

P ........ G R A B B I

N M T

L

It's black, wh ite and brown and it's small.

fJ.~~~~. f?!!l

2

It's red, blue and yellow and it talks.

A M

E T a A c A N A R Y E L P A R R 0 T B R I

3

It's small and yellow and it sings.

. 10 It's got long ears, and it likes lettuce.

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Your Vocabulary

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7

I

Circle a, b, or c.

G

SURVEY

How often do you ••• help around the house? a) most days

b) once or twice a week

c) never

b) once a week

c) never

b) two or three evenings a week

c) n01 very often

b) not very often

c) never

b) every day

c) never

tidy your room? 0) more than once a week

go out with friends?

a) a lot stay up after midnight?

0) most nights play a sport?

0) two or three times a week

paint, make something, play on instrument or do something creative? a) every doy

b) sometimes

c) never

Write a profile of yourself using your answers to exercise 7. Add more information or a comment to every answer.

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.

.

I never tidy my'room. .... ..... .. ........ . ....... .... ... .. .... ..... . .... ..... ... .... ......... ............ ....... ..... ..... . . ......... ..... . ... ......

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.

8b' Now find out what sort of person you are! Analysis 1

2 3

4 S 6

0)3 oj 3 0) 2 0)0 a) 2 0) 3

Score

b) 3

c) 0 c) 0 c) 1

bJ 3 b) 3

cJ2 c) 0

b) 2

c) 0

bJ 2 b) 2

16 to 18 6 to 15 1 to 5

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You're too good to be true! Relax! You're just right. You aren't perfect, but who wants to be perfect? You enjoy yourself and you're good with other people. Come onl You ca n't be untidy, lazy and unfriendly. Be more positive about yourself!


Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize. Words 1

.

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

. . . . . . . .

10

..

Expressions 1

.

2

.

3

.

4

.

5

.

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7

I

Circle a, b, or c.

G

SURVEY

How often do you ... help around the house?

0) most days

b) once or twice a week

c) never

b) once a week

c) never

tidy your room?

0) mo re than once a week go out with friends?

0) a lot

b) two or three evenings

0

week

c) not very often

stay up after midnight?

0) most nights

b) not very often

c) never

b) every day

c) never

play a sport?

0) two or three times a week

paint, make something, play an instrument or do something creative?

0) every day

b) sometimes

c) never

Write a profile of yourself using your answers to exercise 7. Add more information or a comment to every answer.

I...... help around..... the....... house once. ..... or........ twice....... a week. ............ . .... ........ . ... . .......... ... .. .... ...... .......... ...... ... . ........ (Extra .... information) I empty the dishwasher put ..the pots..away. ....... ........ .. ..... ..... ................ ... ... ......and ......... . ......... ... ... ....... ... .................

!:.'!~~~.~. !~~y' .~r. :.~?~:

.

(Comment) .I....... hate... tidying room! ................ ..........my ...... ......... ............ ........... . .................... ..... ..... ~~

~

~~

1 8b~ Now find out what sort of person you are!

Analysis 1

0) 3 0) 3

2 3

0)2

4 S 6

0) 0 0) 2 0) 3

Score

b) b) b) b) b) b)

2 2

3 3 3 2

c) 0 c) 0 c) 1 c) 2 c) 0 c) 0

16 to 18

You're too good to be true! Relax!

6 to 15

You're just right. You aren't perfect, but who wants to be perfect? You enjoy yourself and you're good with other people.

1 to 5

Come on ! You can't be untidy, lazy and unfriendly. Be more positive about yourself!

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Wr ite ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize. Words 1 2

. .

3

.

Expressions 1

.

2

..

4

.

5 6

. .

3

.

7

.

4

.

8

.

9

.

5

.

10

.

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School

Translate the words and phrases.

Exams

Main school subjects in UK schools Art Art and Design Cit izenship Design and Technology (D & T) Dra ma Eng lish Language English Literature Geography Histo ry Home Economics Information Technology (IT) Maths Modern Languages (e.g. French, German, Spanish ) Mus ic Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE I Physical Education (PEJ Rel ig ious Studies (RSJ Science (Physics, Bio logy, Chemistry)

. . . . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . .

People teacher head teache r deputy head head of department secretary caretaker cleaner pupil student Boosl Your Vocabulary 1 Unit 7

. . . .. . . . . .

end-of-term exams tests ma rks results

Non-lesson time reg istra tio n assemb ly break lunchtime detentio n

After-school activities and clubs In addition to subjects on the timetable, most secondary schools in Britain offer a variety of things to do after school. arts and crafts ba sketball chess cho ir dance drama film football ho mework IT jazz band orchestra photography pottery rugby self-defence

swrrnrnrnq tennis volleyba ll

. . . .


School rooms and places classroom

canteen

computer room

hall

art room

gym

music room

changing rooms

laboratory

football pitch

lib ra ry

playground

cafeteria

staff room

Lessons are fifty minutes long.

My favourite subject is English .

I'm good at History.

I'm no good at Art.

I'm interested in photography.

We have double Art on Wednesdays.

I'm in the football team .

I do pottery after school on Thursdays.

I go to orchestra practice on Mondays.

I stay late on Fridays because I do drama.

See pages 86 - 87 for the British / American word list.

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Look at Jack's timetable and answer the questions. 1 What do these abbreviations

stand for?

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Moths

JACK MOSELY ---_....-..... _.......'.'_............... -..... -..---

Man Tues Wed Thurs

Fri

.

PE

Assembly

8.20

RS

D & T

am

Registration

PSHE

8.40

2 Find words which describe the

following times :

am

~~" ~

'"

~<v

o "-

~<v

~,(,

~-s

0) when everybody in the school is in the school hall

~~~IJ!~!y. b) when the teacher checks thot all students are ot school

.

c) when the students stop work for twenty minutes d) when the students have

0

meal

9.45

am

(,IU

' IU~

e,c)

.~

~

<v~0)

pm

(,IU

'IU~

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3 Which language does Jack study, in addition to English?

12.10

~('

(,IU

.qJ:l

'?0

Break

am

am

~~ ~

~"

10.45

11.05

~(>

0(\

~

;("

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~e,

~

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~0

t'

~ ~qJl

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~

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'"

o "-

Write your school timetable in English.

!J

What are the differences between your timetable and Jack's?

1.10

Lunchtime

2.05

Registration

pm

We don't do (school subjects) But we do (other school ~ ubjects)

pm

We don't have (registration, assembly)

2.20 But we have

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pm

0<:\

~r::.

.~

~~" <v~0) ~

~,

#"'

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Label the plan of Jack's school. The words you need are in the box, but the letters are jumbled. far orom abrolaytor ymg

frempuco moor efrecetie granyploud

sicum omor fatsf moro

rarbily

lolh

1 hall

6

2

7

3

4

9

5

Draw a plan of part of your school and label it. Add the names of the head teacher, the deputy head, the school secretary and the head of the English department.

St Luke's School Mobl'rl.~o

Head teacher

Mrs Diane

Deputy bead School secreta ry Head of English

Mr James Richardson Miss Ann Bennett

Ms Fiona Hartley

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Read the information about schools in England. Then make a chart for the subjects you study between the ages of five and sixteen. Describe the tests you have to toke.

Subiects pupils have to study

= c:=J

PRIMARY SCHOOL

SECONDARY SCHOOL

Key Stage 1 Ages 5-7

Key Stage 3 Ages 11-14

Key Stage 2 Ages 7-11

Key Stage 4 Ages 14-16

English Mathematics Science Physical education Design and technology Information technology A modern foreign language History Geog raphy Music Art Citizenship .-

Schools organize their own timetables, and can decide what other subjects.to teach their pupils .

National tests and examinations pupils have to take There are national tests for 7-, 11- and 14-year-olds in English and Mathematics. Pupils aged 11 and 14 also have tests in Science. Most 16-year-olds take the GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) exam in several subjects (usually between five and ten).

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Put these after-school activities and clubs into groups. Tick (w") the ones you do and double tick (.I w") the ones you'd like to do. arts and crafts basketball chess club choir computer club football French film club jazz band orchestra photography club pottery salsa club Spanish club swrrnrnmq tennis volleyball

sports and games

music and dance

basketball

choir

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

practical and creative skills

languages

arts and crafts

French film club

Complete Joanne's account of her school.

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I go to Chadworth School. It's a s ~ oS.2 ~ ~..E..!'..1 1 school with 950 students aged eleven to eighteen. It's a mixed school , but boys and girls have separate 1 z. The teachers say we get better exam r 3 that way. My favourite subjects are French and Spanish. I love I 4 . And rm

really interested in the cinema, so I go to f 5 club every Thursday. Tm from a large family and we live in a small flat. It's difficult to concentrate on your work there. so I sometimes go to h 6 club after school. rm not very sporty, but we've got a great pool at the school so I go to s 7 club on Saturdays.

Write ten words and five expressions yo u are going to memorize.

Words

Expressions

1 2 3

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4

.

5 6 7 8 9

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10

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2

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3

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4

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5

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Sport

Translate the words and phrases.

Person

Sport/Activity

Play

I play football

football

footballer

American football

footballer

badminton

badminton player

baseball

baseball player

basketball

basketball player

cricket

cricketer

golf

.

golfer

..

hockey player

ice hockey

.

hockey playe r

rugby

.

rugby player

squash

.

squash player

table tennis (ping pong)

.

table tenn is player

tennis

.

tennis player

field hockey

Do

I do gymnastics

gymnastics

gymnast

athletics

athlete

aerobics

'I do aerobics'

yoga

'1do yoga'

weightlifting

weightlifter

Go

I go canoeing

canoeing

canoeist

rock climbing

rock climber

motor racing

racing driver

Go

I go riding or I ride

riding

rider

cycling

cyclist

running

runner

sailing

sailor

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Sport/Activity

Person

(Go) skiing

skier

surfing

surfer

swrrnrrunq

windsurfing

swimmer

windsurfer

ice skating

ice skater

fishing

'I fish'l'l go fishing'

I box

boxing

boxer

diving

diver

scuba diving rowing

scuba diver

rower

Sports events

Winning and losing

game

gold medal

match

silver medal

competition

bronze medal

championship

cup

tournament

to come first / last

the Olympics the World Cup

to be the wi nner / loser

the Cup Final

to be the runner-up

I'm quite a good swimmer.

I'd like to go skiing.

I'm quite sporty.

I'd like to try windsurfing.

I'm not very fit.

Bring your swimming gear.

I'm not very good 01 diving.

Which football team do you support?

I can swim but I can't dive.

I'm an Arsenal fan.

I'm not very keen on sport.

They lost the match by fwo goals to one.

I like watching motor racing.

She won a gold medal.

For sports clothes, see Fashion, page 64. See page 87 for the British / American word list.

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Complete the words. c gna~ ing

b a II

fa

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n

is

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Put the words in exercise 1 into groups.

sports which you play with a ball only

watersports

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.

sports which you play with a racket and a ball

sports which you plar with a bat and a bal

3 1 Name the sports and say who does them.

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7

10

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Sport athletics

Person athlete

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10

Person


4

Answer the questions.

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spor-ty are yO"?

Answer these questions to find out.

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Can you swim?

Can you run ten kilometres?

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Can you name three people who are well known in three sports?

Can you dive?

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W hich sports do you like doing?

e

W hich sports do you watch on TV? . . ... . . . . .. .. . . . ... .

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W hich sports do you think are really boring?

W hich sports would you like to try?

W hich sports do people in your family do? . .. ..... ........ .. .. .. ..... .

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路................................................................................................................. . Sa Read the interviews. Then cover them and answer the questions. Journalist Hannah Journalist Hannah Journalist Hannah Journalist David Journalist David Journalist David 1 2 3 4

Hannah, you're quite sporty, aren't you?

Yes, I suppose I am . I go swimming twice a week. And I do

a donee closs when I've got time. Do you ploy any boll games? Yes, I ploy football every Saturday. We won lost Saturday's game 3-0! Well donel Are there any sports you'd like to try? Yes, I'd like to try windsurfing. Are you sporty, David?

Well , not really. I quite enjoy swimming, but that 's about all.

Do you like watching sport?

Yes, I like watch ing motor racing on TV. And I went to Monzo in Northern

Italy lost year. It was really exciting.

Are there any sports you'd like to try?

I'd like to try scuba diving.

Are Hannah and David both good at sports? What does David think of motor racing? What did Hannah do last Saturday? Which waters ports would Hannah and David like to try?

.. .. .. ..

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6 i Answer the clues to complete the sports crossword. Across 1 7

8 11 12

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Who's your favourite tennis. .. ? (6) I'd like . . . try bungee jumping (2) It's a sport in which people fight each othe r. (6) She's . . . excellent athlete. (2) I usually go swimming . . . Tuesdays. (2)

13

You play it with a bot like this and a ba ll like this. (8)

14

There are two types of this sport. One type is played on ice. (6) Do you ... gymnastics at school?

17

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(2) 19

20 23

26

I don't like diving . The water gets up my .. . ! (4) Another name for ping pong : table .. . (6) and 24 You do this sport on frozen water. You don't need a stick. (3, 7) Surfing is more fun when the . . . is shining. (3)

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You can ploy this ball game on the beach . (1 0)

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Let's .. .swimming! (2) Come with us. ... 're going fishing. (2) Manchester United and Chelsea are famous football .. . (5) You need a horse for this sport. (6)

16

Down' 2 3 4 5

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Wh ich sports are you good .. . ? (2) Paul, can . . . dive? (3) You play it with a boll like this. (5) Sorry, William isn't here. He's . .. fishing . (4) I've got tickets for the Cup . . . (5)

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You score baskets in this game. (1 0) The top Olympic medal. (4) Running, high jump, long jump, etc. (9) You need one of these for this sport.

(8)

Do you think rock climbing is difficult or . . . ?(4) 18 I'm not very keen ... sport. (2) 21 Fishing is a quiet activity; motor racing is ... (5) 22 You need a boat for this sport. (7) 24 It's white, and you need if for skiing . (4J 25 I can't go swimming. I haven't got my .. . (= swimming costume, towel, goggles) (4) 28 To swim well, you need strong arms and .. . (4) 29 Do you ... go cycling at weekends? (4) 31 We scored three goals and the other team scored two. We won by . . . goal. (3)


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Read this profile of Dennis Bergkamp. Then write a profile of a sports star.

Name Nickname

Sport Team Did you know?

Recent achievements

Dennis Bergkamp 'The non-flying Dutchman' Football Arsenal He speaks four languages. He won't fly anywhere. That's why his nickname is 'The non-flying Dutchman'. He played in the Dutch team in Euro 2000. They reached the semi-finals.

Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

Words

Expressions

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Test yourself 2 (Units 5 to 8) Mymark: _ _

How much can you remember?

60 1 I Complete the expressions with in, on or at. in .. t he mornmg . ..... night .. .. .. . the weekend .. .. .. . the summer

O 1

2 3

4

Tuesday

5

2001

6

July 4th (6 marks)

2 1 In the correct order, write . 1 the paris of the day

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2 the seasons

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3 the dates of the first four days of a month f!r:~t

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3 1 Write sentences for these pictures describing Amy's day.

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Complete these sentences about life at home. Think of phrases to do with: • what you do before school • what you do after school

• meals • jobs around the house

I usually have ~. ~h'!IY.~r: . ~~ft?r:~. p.r:~!1~t; 1 I hove 2 I get 3 I go

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.

I sometimes do 5 I often make

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4

(10 marks: 2 marks for each sentence)

5 Write the names of three ... school subjects:

~~9r:~phy.

.

2

school rooms or areas:

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.

3

people who work at school: caretaker

4

non-lesson times:

5

detention

.

after-school activities:

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6

meals:

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pets:

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sports people play:

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activities people do:

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10 people who do sports :

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. (30 marks)

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Free time

Translate the words and phrases. Activities

go shopping go rollerblading go skateboarding go clubbing go to a football match go to 0 friend's house go to a disco go to a concert go to a party go to the beach go 10 the cinemo go to the theatre go to the pork go to the (swimming) pool go to see a film go to see a bond go out with friends go out with a boyfriend / girlfriend go out for a meal go out dancing play on the computer play computer games ploy in the street play the piano have a party listen to music read magazines read a book coiled stomps / coins / phone cards relax stoy over at 0 friend's house surf the net wotch lV wotch 0 video See Sport on pages 50 - 51 for more odivitjes.

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Talking about post activities Whot did you do last weekend?

I went to the cinema with my boyfriend.

We sow Stor Wors.

I played basketball with my friends.

I went to a football motch.

We hod a party. It was great.

I didn't do anything.

I stoyed ot home ond watched

TV


Music

Musical instruments

classical music dance music folk heavy metal hip hop

cello clarinet double bass drums flute guitar keyboards organ plano recorder saxophone tambourine trumpet violin

[ozz

latin music pop music rap reggae R'n' B (rhythm and blues) rock salsa techno What kind of music do you like?

It's got a good beat.

It's good to dance to.

It makes you feel good .

It's very dramatic.

It's relaxing.

It's good to listen to when you're working.

I don't know why I like their new single. I

just do! What do you do in your free time? I sometimes go to the cinema. I enjoy going to the cinema. I don't do much after school. I love the internet and e-mail. I go to drama school on Saturdays.

See page 38 for adverbs and phrases of frequency. See page 87 for the British / American word list.

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1 What do you do in your free time? Write sentences using the words and phrases below.

8

go go to listen to play go out read surf watch

shopping soaps on 1V concerts

a football match the guitar (piano, etc.) dancing

1 2 3 4 5

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parties

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magazines

.

music

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In my free time I really like ...

1

2

3

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In my free time I don't like ...

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You have just received a letter from a new penfriend. Complete the letter with Jess's free time activities.

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You asked me what I do in my free time. Well, I thought I'd send you a puzzle,

to see if you con work it out!

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Write the names of the instruments in groups to help you remember them.

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Type of music

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3

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I like it because

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Read about Tamara. Then write a similar profile of yourself. On Saturdays. I get up at about ten o'clock,

There isn't much to do where

r live. because

I go shopping with my mum. I see my friends in

it' s very quiet . not in the city centre. Td like to

the afternoon and in the evening I surf the net

live in London. Td like to be r ight in the middle

or just relax . I listen to a lot of Latin music.

of th ings, with lots of things to do.

I love salsa . I sometimes go to the cinema or go ice skating with my friends.

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2 3

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Fashion Translate the words and phrases.

Colours black blue brown cream gold green grey orange pink

purple red silver white yellow

Shades light (blue) dark (blue)

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(Clothes) What size are you? (Shoesl What size do you take? Do you like this one? Do you like these? Can I try it on? Have you got it in another colour? How much is it? Does it suit me? If suits you . It looks good on you. You look nice. It's a pretty dress. It's too small. It doesn't fit. They're really fashionable at the moment. They're really in at the moment. I like that jacket. It's cool. What are you going to wear? I'm going to wear ... What did you wear? I wore ...

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Group all the words in the wordsearch on page 66 under the headings in the chart and tick (..r) the correct columns. Use each word once only. women

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5 I Write the letters in the correct speech bubbles. I'd like to try this dress on ...

d How is it?

9 ... it really suits you.

b Do you like these boots?

e And some purple boots.

h They look fantastic .

c How do I look, boys?

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What size are you?


6 Name two items of clothing which have the following parts. Try to put something different each time. 7

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What are Tracy and Wayne going to wear tonight? You decide. Be as imaginative as you like!

Write sentences to answer the fashion questionnaire.

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1 2

What are you wearing now? What do you like wearing?

4

3

What looks cool at the momentfor boys? / for girls?

Which colours are fashionable at the moment?

5

What would you wear to a party?

Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

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Expressions 1

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2

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3 4

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5 6

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3

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7 8

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4

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Food and drink

Basic food

Fruit

bread

apple

butter

apricot

cereal

banana

cheese

cherry

eggs

coconut

fish

grape

fruit

grapefruit

marganne

kiwi

meat

lemon

nuts

melon

oil

orange

pasta

peach

nee

pear

salt and pepper

pineapple

sugar

plum

vegetables

raspberry

vinegar

strawberry

yoghurt

Drinks mineral water (still,

sparkling)

fruit juice (orange

juice, apple juice)

lemonade

milk

milkshake

cola

beer

wine (white wine,

red wine)

tea

coffee

hat chocolate

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Vegetables auberg ine bean broccoli" cabbage carrot cauli flowe r

celery" courgette cucumber ga rlic¡

let1uce mushroom onion pea pepper (red pepper, green pepper) potato (plural : potatoes)

. . .

spinach" tomato (plural: tomatoes)

.

Meat bacon

beef

chicken

duck

hom

lomb

pork

sausage

turkey

Auberg ines, peppers and tomatoes are types of fruit, but we use them ;n vegetable dishes. â&#x20AC;˘ These nouns do not have plurals.

See page 87 for the British / American word list.

Prepared food biscuit

coke

chips

crrsps

curry

hamburger

hot dog

ice cream

lam

kebab omelette pancake pizzo salad sandw ich soup toast waffle

I' m thirsty.

I could do with a dr ink.

Can I have an orange juice, please?

I' ll have a lemonade.

I'm hungry.

I could do with someth ing to eat.

What would you like?

Do you fancy a sandwich?

What's your favourite dish?

What are the ingredients?

What's for pudding?

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A pancakes

B fruit

B a banana

7 for lunch?

A sausages

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after school?

A a kebab

9

at the cinema?

A crisps

or or or or or or or or

10

to give you energy?

A sugar

or

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with fish?

A chips

4

for a snack?

A a hot dog

5 before bed?

A coffee

6

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for breakfast?

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Label the ingredients for these dishes.

lamb

4 moussaka

3~ 4

8

7

5

4

What's your favourite dish called? What are the ingredients? Name of dish: Ingredients:

Name Of~diS~b.~: ..;;;:;.,:~~~~ Fish and chips Ingredients: Fish Chips

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5

I Answer the questions from the Food Fads survey in T2 Magazine. Look at the top five breakfasts according to a survey in T2 Magazine. Which do you think was the most popular? Put them in order using numbers 1 to 5 (number 1 = the most popular).

Survey: the top five breakfasts bacon and eggs cereal fruit

toast / croissants waffles

2 T2 Magazine asked British 7- to 16-year-olds about their favourite food . Put these four kinds of food (taken from the ten favourites) in order using numbers 1 to 4 (number 1 = the most popular).

Survey: the top ten favourite kinds of food in Britain

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pasta Chinese food curry

~

pizza

6

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If you asked 7- to 16-year-olds in your country for their top ten favourite dishes, what do you think the answers would be?

Top ten favourite dishes in

1 2

3 4 5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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Write your answers to the questionnaire.

Meals and meal times

Nicholas

breakfast What time do you have breakfast?

I usually have breakfast at 8 o'clock.

What do you have for breakfast?

I have cereal, a yoghurt and apple juice.

• • •• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ••• •• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • u

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lunch What time do you have lunch?

12.30 p.m.

Where do you have lunch?

I have lunch at school.

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What time do you have a snack?

4.30 p.m.

What do you eat?

When I get home from school, I have a biscuit, or some

bread.

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I have sandwiches, crisps, some fruit and a dr ink.

.

.

dinner What time do you have dinner? What do you have for dinner?

[

We have dinner at about 6 o'clock. I sometimes have pasta

1 with chicken or a pizza.

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................................................................................_ favourites What are your favourite dishes?

My favourite breakfast is scrambled ~9s on toast.

My favourite lunch is a cheese sandwich and a yoghurt.

................................................................................_

My favourite dinner is spaghetti bolognese.

_

.

dislikes What food don't you like?

I hate cabbage and spinach.

Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

Words 1 2

Expressions 1

. .

3

.

4

.

5 6

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3

7

.

4

8 9

.. .

5

10

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Countries, nationalities and languages

Translate the words and phrases.

This unit only includes a selection of countries. Use on atlas and a dictionary to find some more countries and nationalities in each section,

Some countries and nationalities Europe Belgium / Belgian

..

Italy / Italian

Denmark / Danish

.

Norway /

Norwegian

England / English

"

.

France / French

Poland / Polish

Germany / German

Portugal / Portuguese

Greece / Greek

Scotland / Scottish

Holland / Dutch

Spain / Spanish

Hungary / Hungarian

Sweden / Swedish

Ireland / Irish

Wales / Welsh

Switzerland / Swiss

The Netherlands

The United Kingdom (The UK)

Scandinavia

Europe / Asia Turkey / Turkish

Russia / Russian

Middle East and Asia China / Chinese Indio / Indian

.. .

Malaysia / Malaysian

Indonesia / Indones ian

Pakistan / Pakistani

Iran / Iranian

Saudi Arabia / Saudi Arabian

Iraq / Iraqi Israel/Israeli

Thailand / Thai

Japan / Japanese

North America

Central America

Canada / Canadian

Mexico / Mexican

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Nicaragua / Nicaraguan


South America Argentina / Argentinian

Peru / Peruvian

Bolivia / Bolivian

Uruguay / Uruguayan

Brazil/Brazilian

Venezuela / Venezuelan

Chile / Chilean Columbia / Columbian

Africa Algeria / Algerian

.

Nigeria / Nigerian

Egypt / Egyptian

.

Ethiopia / Ethiopian

.

South Africa / South African

Libya / Libyan Morocco / Moroccan Mozambique / Mozambican

..

Sudan / Sudanese

.

Tunisia / Tunisian Zimbabwe / Zimbabwean

Australasia Australia / Australian

New Zealand / New Zealander

The twelve most widely spoken languages Chinese

English

Spanish

Hindi

Russian

Arabic

Portuguese

Japanese

German

French

Italian

Korean

I'm American. I'm from Los Angeles .

I speak English and Spanish.

Which languages do you speak?

I speak Spanish and a bit of French.

She's fluent in Spanish and she

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1 I Write the names of the countries and the nationalities.

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Put the nationalities in exercise 1 into groups according to their spelling.

-an / -ian Italian

abc

-ish

...... ~~~~~~~

-ese

Other

Portuguese

.

Welsh

l2b Add the nationalities for these countries to exercise 2a. Argentina Denmark Poland

3

Canada Hungary Sweden

Chino Mexico Switzerland

Chile Japan Turkey

Complete the languages. 1 J .a.P.Q!1~f;... . 2 I. ...... . . .. .. . 3 G 4 P..... ........ 5 S

6 E... . . . ....... 4

Brazil Holland Sudan

is spoken is spoken is spoken is spoken is spoken is spoken

in in in in in in

Japan. Italy.

Germany. Poland.

Spain. New Zealand.

Where are these languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish, French and Arabic? Choose from the countries in the box. Australia Chile Iraq 1 2 3 4 5

English is spoken in ~'!~.t.r.c!~il! Portuguese is spoken in Spanish is spoken in French is spoken 'in Arabic is spoken in

South Africa Brazil Saudi Arabia

France Spain Argentino

Canada Portugal Egypt

,

and and , and I

and

•• • • • • • • • • • • • . • •• • ••

and

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Read Ben's answers to the questionnaire, then write your own answers.

• 1 In which country were you born? Ben:

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5

Which countries have you visited? Ben•. ..Spain . .. . . . ..and . . .. France . . . . .. .... .. . . ... .. .. .. . . .. .

.

You:

You:

2 In which country do you live now?

6 Which countries would you like to visit?

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7 Which languages do you speak •., a) well? b) quite well?

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You:

4 Have you got any relatives or friends whose nationality is different from yours? Say • who they are • where they live • what their nationality is • which languages they speak Ben: My grandmother lives in England. She's Spanish. She speaks Spanish and English. My cousins live in Spain. They're Spanish. They speak Spanish and a bit of English. My best friend at school is called Narain. He's English. His parents are from India. Narain speaks English and Hindi.

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In how many languages can you say hello? List the languages. and give the words tor hello.

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9 Which languages are these? They all mean thank you.

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to Spain: Tunisia or Morocco?

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In which country is the Parthenon: Greece or Egypt?

In which country is the Taj Mahal: India or Indonesia?

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Which nationalities do you associate with these airlines? ALITAUA ...... BA

Which is the largest country in South America: Brazil or Chile?

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pasta and pizza? fish and chips? tacos and nachos? croissants? frankfurters?

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Polish

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Spanish

LUFTHANSA

Dutch

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What is the name of the French­ speaking province in Eastern Canada: Queensland or Quebec?

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Write two quiz questions of your own. See if your friends can answer them. Write ten words and five expressions you are going to memorize.

Words

Expressions

1

.

2 3 4 5 6 7

8

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9 10

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1

.

2

.

3

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4

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5

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Test yourself 3 (Units 9 to 12) Mymark.: _ _

How much can you remember?

60 1 I Solve the crossword.

Down ,

1 A musical instrument with strings, used by rock musicians. (6)

2 People in Saudi Arabia speak this language. (6) 3 A country in North Africa, where Cleopatra was queen. (5)

4 It's a long yellow fruit. (6)

Across

~

1 You make wine from them . (6) 4

Have some .. . and butter. (5)

7

Let's .. . out for a meal. (2)

8 If you want to eat good pasta and pizza, go to ... ! (5) 9

Can I have ... orange juice, please? (2)

5 England, Spain, Germany and France are all countries in ... (6)

6 My grandmother never wore trousers. She always wore a skirt or a ... (5)

9 They're really fashionable ... the moment. (2)

10 You make chips and crisps from them. (8)

11 It's good with curry. (4)

12 The USA: The United ... of America. (6)

(14 marks)

2 1 Your

penfriend is staying with you. List seven things you can do at the weekend.

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1 2

3 4

5 6 7 (6 morks)

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3

Write the names of three more... 1

things you wear on a hot day

2 things you wear on a cold day 3 things you wear on your feet

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sandals

4

drinks

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5

kinds of fruit

~P.r:~c:~t

,

. .

6 musical instruments

violin

7 8

European languages

..German ...... ......... ........ .... ......... ........ ..... ........

countries in the Americas

Venezuela

(24 marks)

4

Put the words in the correct categories. carrot clarinet

card igan coffee

food and drink

cauliflower cucumber

coconut coat

cello cheese

clothes

celery

musical instruments

carrot

(10 marks)

Complete the conversation. Fay

suit. 0 me.? Ooes t his IS ilac ket ..

Mum Yes, it does. It Fay

1

really good on you.

2?

It's a bit tight. Do you think it's too

Mum No, it's just right. Fay

I don't think green suits me. Perhaps they've got it in another 3

Mum They've got it in blue. Why don't you

â&#x20AC;˘

the blue one on?

Fay

No, blue's boring.

Mum And there's a red one

Fay

you like that?

No, not red!

Mum The green one's fine, Fay. How Fay

5

6

is it?

ÂŁ150.

Mum Mmm. Perhaps green doesn 't suit you after all. (6 marks) Boost Your Vocabulary 1 Test yourself 3

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Reference

TheEnglish _alphabet Aa

Bb

Cc

Dd

Ee

Nn

00

Pp

Qq

Rr

Ff Ss

Gg

Hh

Ii

n

Uu

Vv

Height and weight

Jj Ww

---

Kk Xx

-

LI

Mm

Yy

Zz

-

.

See Unit 3 Describing people: age and appearance for the use of height and weight abbreviations and symbols.

S S

Height

Abbreviation Symbol

Example

metre centimetre

m cm

60cm

o foot o inch

1m 5ft / 5'

ft in

"

1m75

6in / 6"

1 metre = 3.2808 feet 1 ce ntimetre = 0 .3937 inch 1 foot = 12 inches

Weight S kilo sto ne pound

o o

Abbreviation kg st Ib

Example 3kg last

81b

64kg

lkg = 2.20461b 141b = 1st In Britain both the metric S a nd imperia l 0 syste ms are used . In America the imperiol system is used.

Numbers See Unit 5 Time for the use of ordinal numbers in dates. Cardinal numbers lone 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five

6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one

22 twenty-two 23 twenty-three 24 twenty-four 25 twenty-five 26 twenty-six 27 twenty-seven 28 twenty-e ight 29 twenty-nine 30 thirty 40 forty 50 fifty 60 sixty 70 seventy 80 eighty 90 ninety 100 a hundred 101 a hundred and on e 200 two hundred 1,000 a thousand 1,000,000 a million

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Ordinal numbers 1st first 2nd second 3rd third 4th fourth 5th fifth 6th sixth 7th seventh 8th eighth 9th ninth 10th tenth 11th eleventh 12th twelfth 13th thirteenth 14th fourteenth 15th fifteenth 16th sixteenth 17th seventeenth 18th eighteenth 19th nineteenth 20th twentieth 21 st twenty-first

22nd twenty-second 23rd twenty-third 24th twenty-fourth 25th twenty-fifth 26th twenty-sixth 27th twenty-seventh 28th twenty-eighth 29th twenty-ninth 30th thirtieth


Some basic spelling rules

Nouns Nouns which end in os, -ss , -sh, -ch ond -x: add -es bus address brush sandwich box

buses addresses brushes sandwiches boxes

2 Nouns which end in a consonant

+

0:

usually, add -es

potato tomato

potatoes tomatoes

But if they are abbreviations, just add -s kilo (kilogra m) photo (photograph) piano (pia nofo rte) video (videocassette)

kilos photos pianos videos

3 Nouns which end in a vowel

+ 0: add-s radio patio

radios patios

4 Nouns which end in -y

-r

==>

City

-ies

cities countries balconies parties

country balcony party

But -y does not change after a vowel (0, e, i, 0, u)

==>

-y boy day journey

-ys boys days journeys

5 Nouns which end in -fee)

==>

-fee) knife leaf wife

-ves

knives leaves wives

6 Irregular plurals children feet men women people

child foot man woman person

Verbs Verbs which end in -e: drop the -e before adding -ing

come dance hope smile

coming

dancing

hoping

smiling

-ie changes to -y before -ing

-y

-ie die lie

==>

dying lying

2 Verbs which end in -ss, -sh, -ch and -x: add -es to make the third person singular of the present simple pass push watch relax

posses pushes watches relaxes

do and go also form the third person singular of the present tense with -es do go

does goes

3 The third person singular of the present tense of have is irregular have

has

4 Verbs which end in -y -y corry try tidy

third person, present simple

post simple

-ies

-ied

ca rries tries tidies

==>

carried tried tidied

-y does not change after a vowel (a, e, i, 0, u) -y -ys -yed enjoy enjoys enjoyed play plays played buy buys (irregular: bought)

==>

==>

5 Verbs of one syllable which end in a single consonant: double the consonant before adding -;ng or -ed -;ng form past simple stop plan get

stopping planning getting

stop ped planned (irregular: got)

When the vowel which comes before a final 6 consonant is stressed, double the consonant to make the -ing form and the past tense prefer

preferring

preferred

When the vowel which comes before a final

consonant is not stressed, do not double the

consonant

visit happen remember develop

visiting happening remembering developing

visited happened remembered developed

See British / American spellings, 2, on page 87.

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British and American English

British

American

British

Unit 1

Unit 6

(See page 6.)

(See page 38 .)

Unit 2

have a shower / bath have a wash I cycle get a lift get the bus teo (as a meal) canteen

(See page 12.)

Mum have got

Mom have

Unit 3 (See page 18.)

fair (hair) stone (in weight) well-built

light /blond (hair)

has a good build

Unit4 (See page 24.)

flat block (of flats) toilet ground floor first floor (etc.) chest of drawers cupboard duvet notice board wardrobe washbasin wastepaper bin opposite live in .. . Street shop (noun) come round

apartment apartment building bathroom / rest room (in publ ic places) first floor second floor (etc.) dresser / bureau closet

bulletin board closet sink wastebasket / wastepaper basket across from live on .. . Street store come over

UnitS (See page 32.)

May 1st = May the first 1st May = the first of May a quarter past two ten to three autumn at the weekend Monday to friday

May 1st

= May first

-

a quarter after two ten of three fall on / over the weekend Monday through friday

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phone someone tidy your room do the washing-up rubbish lay the table

lake a shower / both wash I ride my bike gel a ride toke the bus lunch room / cafeteria call someone clean your room do / wash the dishes garbage / trash set the table

Unlt7 (See page 44 .)

citizenship Moths registration end-of-term exams term marks results football pitch stoff room head teacher deputy head caretaker cleaner pupil choir lessons double Art in the ... leam orchestra practice timetable

CIVICS

moth homeroom final exams / finals semester / quarter grades scores soccer field faculty room principal vice principal head custodian custodian / janitor student chorus / choir (for church) classes two periods of Art on the ... team orchestra (rehearsal) schedule

school types mixed school state school public school nursery (up to 5) primary school (5 -12)

cooed school public school private school pre-school (up to 5) kindergarten (4 - 5) elementary school (5 -12)


British

American

British

secondary school (11 - 16 / 18) college (16 -18) university (18+)

junior high school (12 - 14 / 15) high school (15/16 足 18) college (18 - 22)

Unit 10 (See page 64 .)

trousers vest pants cardigan jumper

Unit 8 (See page 50 .)

football American football footballer ice hockey athletics motor racing racing cor match (football)

swimming costume trainers zip What size are you? Does it suit me?

Unit 11

Unit 9

(See page 70.)

(See page 58.)

British English and American English don't only have different words; they have different spellings, too. British English American English -our => or colour favourite

-re

aubergine courgette chips crisps milkshake (no ice cream) pudding yoghurt Do you fancy .. .?

spare time go to the movies movie go out to eat

free time go to the cinema film go out for a meal

metre centre

pants / slacks undershirt underwear sweater sweater / pullover sweater panties bathing trunks / swim trunks bathing suit / swimsuit sneakers zipper What size do you wear? Does it look good on me?

knickers swimming trunks

soccer football soccer player (ice) hockey trock and field auto racing race cor game (but boxing match) athletic interested in

sporty keen on

American

2

eggplant zucchini french fries / fries potato chips milkshake (has ice cream) dessert yogurt Do you wont ... ?

In British English I is doubled even when the vowel before the consonant is not stressed. travel

travelli ng

trave lled

In American English, I is not doubled. travel

traveling

traveling

color favorite

=>

-er meter center

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Self assessment and progress check Self assessment Fill in the chart when you have completed each unit. Which How well did vocabulary you do in the sections were exercises? the most useful? very qu ite not (e.g. Friendship) so well

You wrote down some words and expressions to memorize. How many of them can you remember? ~ I Tick the correct Words /10 part of the line. Expressions /5

---

1 Meeting people 2 Family

3 Describing people: age and appearance 4 House and home Test score : / 60 5 Time

~

6 Life at home

~

-,

7 School

~

8 Spo rt Test score:

/60

~ -:

9 free time

10 fashion

-'

11 Food a nd drink 12 Countries, languages and nationalities Test score: / 60

~

Which vocabulary sections do you need to go over again before you do the test?

I I

I I I I I I I I I

I

Progress check How much of the vocabulary did you know before you worked through the units? How much do you feel you know after working through the units? Less tha n 25% Units 1 - 4

befo re after

Units 5 - 8

....1!.~f.2.r e after before a fte r '

Units 9 - 12

More than 60%

About 50%

.足

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Answer key 1 Meeting people

Exercise 8b

Exercise 1 Conversation 1

Conversation 2

A:

Possible answers You Hi. Classmate Hi. You This is Simon, my English penfriend. Simon Nice to meet you . Classmate Nice 10 meet you, too.

Exercise

Hello. How are you? Not great. I'm sorry to hear that.

B: A:

Conversation 2 A:

Good morning. What's your surname? MarrioN. My name's Ben MarrioN. Could you spell that, please? Yes . M A double RIO double T. N ice to meet you, Ben.

B: A:

B: A:

,

Exercise 2

They're very impor tant! Who are they? 1 G EIT 2 K 3 1H I FI L L 0 4 Ip IL IE A 5 E D

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8 F I N E 9 T H I N G 5 10 G 0 o D N I GIHIT I 11 SEE

3 5 6

a

Exercise 4 First name Surname Date of birth Street Town / City Postcode Phone number e-mail address

d f

5

Tracy Bradshaw 13 April 1989 12, Rose Street M ilton Keynes MK39DG

0029583795 tracy@teenmail.com

Alice is my best friend. I'm sorry to hear that. We get on really well. I don't know him very well.

Exercise

A N

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