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Student’s Worksheet 1

Zadania maturalne, Temat: Unit 8 TASK 1 Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the verbs in the boxbkets – infinitives or gerunds.

split

chat be

have ask

stay get

get be

fall

1. …………………………………… in love is great when the other person shares your feelings. 2.

Is it a good idea …………………………………… Mary out this weekend?

3. I really regret …………………………………… married – we made the decision too soon. 4. I had planned …………………………………… up with her for a long time, and I finally did it last week. 5. I find it rather difficult …………………………………… on with my best friend’s new boyfriend. 6. The one thing I can’t stand is …………………………………… arguments with my family. 7. I really hate …………………………………… in at weekends – I have to go out and meet my friends. 8. I’d love …………………………………… like my older sister – caring and sensitive. 9. We spent a lovely afternoon …………………………………… with some of our dearest friends. 10.

It’s only due to …………………………………… extremely tolerant that he puts up with her behaviour.

TASK 2 Put the words in brackets in the correct form.

1. I hope that my parents will give me more …………………………………… when I’m 18.

(FREE)

2. They’re going to die of …………………………………… in a moment. Can’t you come up with something interesting?

(BORING)

3. Many people these days choose to be single and say they never suffer from ……………………………………

(LONELY)

4. This is …………………………………… ! How can you break up with her for such a trivial reason?! 5. He should attend some …………………………………… management course – he loses his temper way too often. 6. Many companies choose their new employees on the basis of their …………………………………… traits.

(MAD) (ANGRY) (PERSONAL)

7. She’s such a …………………………………… person I couldn’t spend a day with her. (POSSESS) 8. I prefer to solve problems quietly and calmly – …………………………………… breeds ……………………………………, you know. 9. The way you treat your parents is …………………………………… . How could you be so rude to them? 10.

I got home that night full of ……………………………………, a state which was quickly changed when my mother discovered I had lost her car keys.

(AGGRESSIVE) (ACCEPT) (EXCITED)

TASK 3 Write sentences with five of these words, leaving an empty space in the places where the words should be. Then give the sentences to your partner – can they guess the missing words?

ancient

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broken-hearted

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Student’s Worksheet 2

Zadania maturalne, Temat: Unit 8 TASK 4 Think and guess: what kind of information can The Lovescope give you?

your personality features

what you expect from your partner

star signs you should avoid dating

days of the week that are best for you to go on a date

star signs you get on well with

TASK 5 Read the texts and find the ‘good matches’.

Pisces Aries

Gemini Leo

Taurus

Aquarius Cancer

Capricorn

THE Lovescope What are your romantic strengths? What do you need in a relationship? And who’s most good for you? Find out what the stars say about your love life!

Sagittarius Libra

TASK 6 Przeczytaj tekst. Z podanych odpowiedzi wybierz właściwą, aby otrzymać logiczny i gramatycznie poprawny tekst. Zakreśl literę A, B albo C.

ARIES

(March 21 to April 20) Fast life suits your spontaneous nature. You’re a fire sign – bright, enthusiastic, ready to take big challenges. Impulsive in love, you’re not afraid to 6.1. _______________ the first move, but you tend to fall in love with almost anyone – whether or not they are any good for you. You’re attracted to active people 6.2. ______________ like to take chances. Your popularity is higher 6.3. ______________ now – you may be juggling a few partners by the end of the year! But remember – 6.4. ______________ several people at the same time always ends in disaster. Good matches Aquarius shares your need for independence and provides the intellectual challenge you love. Sagittarius is as sociable 6.5. _______________ you are, and the two of you like friendly arguments.

6.1.

6.2.

6.3.

6.4.

6.5.

A. do

A. which

A. than ever

A. to date

A. so

B. make

B. whose

B. of all

B. dates

B. as

C. have

C. who

C. from before

C. dating

C. like

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Student’s Worksheet 3

Zadania maturalne, Temat: Unit 8 TASK 7 Przeczytaj tekst. Uzupełnij każdą lukę (6.1 – 6.5) jednym wyrazem, przekształcając wyrazy podane w nawiasach w taki sposób, aby otrzymać logiczny i gramatycznie poprawny tekst.

TAURUS

(April 21 to May 21) Venus rules your sign, and as a result, love is very important to you. You’re a sensual romantic, but since you are an Earth sign, you also have the 7.1. __________________ (PATIENT) to wait and let your love relationship build slowly from 7.2. __________________ (FRIEND). Your ideal boyfriend or girlfriend sees the sensitivity beneath your practical skin and helps you relax – sometimes you take things a little too seriously! Your romantic 7.3. __________________ (FEEL) continue to intensify this year – a Scorpio or Aries may be the cause. Good matches Like you, Leo works hard and shares your ambition and 7.4. __________________ (DETERMINED), and you never run out of things to talk about. Pisces may be a little impractical for you, but shares your 7.5. __________________ (ROMANCE) ideals.

TASK 8 Przeczytaj tekst. Uzupełnij każdą lukę (8.1 – 8.5), przekształcając jeden z wyrazów z ramki w taki sposób, aby powstał spójny i logiczny tekst. Wymagana jest pełna poprawność logiczna i gramatyczna wpisywanych wyrazów. Uwaga: dwa wyrazy zostały podane dodatkowo i nie pasują do żadnej luki.

definite

sense

friend

beat

you

character

worry

CAPRICORN

(December 22 to January 20) You commit 8.1. ___________ whole-heartedly to love, and you demand equal devotion from your partner in return. You place loved ones on a pedestal; if they fall off, they are history. You’re 8.2. ___________, conservative, and rarely sentimental. You need someone that can see behind all that, into your romantic soul. Your perfect mate can help you laugh at life – without 8.3. ___________ about the consequences. Be on guard: you’re about to meet someone incredible. Good matches You and Libra are born leaders; as a team you’re 8.4. ___________. You also both have a strong artistic streak. Cancer is your opposite – in the zodiac and in personality. You’re responsible and self-sufficient, he is impractical and possessive – but opposites 8.5. ___________ attract.

TASK 9 Write another part of The Lovescope for a different star sign. It doesn’t have to be true.

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