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Vocabulary

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Where can you find these things? Look at the pictures, then complete the words. 1.

…r… g……l…r…

2.

…a……

3.

o…f…c…

4.

r…s…de…tia… n……ghb…ur…oo…

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…r…i… …t…ti…n

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…n…v…rs…t…

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t…n……s c……r…

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p…a……r……n…

2.Complete the sentences with a suitable collocation. Use the words below. a business • a degree • a difference • a discovery best • friends • money • research • to university 1. People use the Internet to do ………………… . 2. Try and do your ………………… in the exam. 3. She joined a sports club because she wanted to make ………………… . 4. Chris needs to make ………………… because he wants to buy a car. 5. It’s important to go ………………… and get ………………… . 6. One day, someone will make ………………… and there will be a cure for AIDS. 7. It doesn’t make ………………… what we say. He won’t listen to us.

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Match the places in A to what people do there in B. A

B

1. power station

...... a. watch plays

2. theatre

...... b. wait for transport

3. basketball court

...... c. provide electricity

4. concert hall

...... d. play ball games

5. bus stop

...... e. work in their offices

6. skyscraper

...... f. listen to music

4. Put the words in the box in the correct list. Then write their opposites. (+)

Boring clean expensive friendly lively smelly polluted crowded peaceful noisy

(-)

5. Complete the sentences with the words in the box. Commute

crime

employment

traffic jams

vandalism

a) When the people break things in town it is called……………………. And it is a ……………….. b) …………….. means “jobs”. c) When there are a lot of cars in a queue, it is called a ……………………………. d) When the people travel to work, they ……………………………..

6. True or False? a) Farms can be smelly…… b) Factories are usually in the countryside…. c) Town is usually more peaceful than the countryside… d) Fields are not usually in town… e) Traffic jams don’t usually happen in the countryside… f) There are usually more jobs in the town than in the countryside… g) People often live in the country and they commute to work…

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7.Write the words next to their definitions below. There are more words than you need. office • playground • start a business • get a degree • do research concert hall • art gallery • residential neighbourhood • square make friends • make money • make an effort • theatre 1. investigate an issue

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2. finish studies at university

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3. people live there

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4. a place with paintings

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5. meet new people

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6. open a shop or restaurant

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7. you can see plays there

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8. children have fun there

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9. try very hard

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10. you can hear music there

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Grammar

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Write the words in the correct order to make predictions for the year 2500. Use will or won’t.

play • wear • do • send • study • have 1. to school / students / not go ........................................................................................................................ 2. be / planet / hot / too / the / live / to / on ........................................................................................................................ 3. in space / there / residential neighbourhoods / be ........................................................................................................................ 4. in their ears / communicate / people / with / phones ........................................................................................................................ 5. doctors / solutions / medical problems / discover / to ........................................................................................................................

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Complete the sentences about a trip from London to Italy with the verbs in brackets. Use be going to. Then look at the map and tick the sentences that are true. … 1. First, we ………………… (fly) to Rome

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… 2. We ………………… (not visit) Florence. … 3. Aunt Clara ………………… (meet) us in Sicily. … 4. We ………………… (take) the train to Torino. … 5. We ………………… (see) Verona. … 6. The plane back to London ………………… (leave) from Venice.

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Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the correct form of the Present Continuous.

go • move • meet • have • perform 1. We ………………… at the library after school. 2. ………………… Sharon ………………… to her new flat in the spring? 3. A clown ………………… at her party next week. 4. Father ………………… dinner with us tonight. He is working late. 5. Sandy ………………… on the school trip tomorrow. She is ill.

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Complete the e-mail with the verbs in brackets. Use will, be going to or the Present Continuous. There may be more than one correct answer. Hi Kathy, 1.

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About Laura’s party: Emily and Holly ………………… (send) the invitations tomorrow. ………………… 3.

the party ………………… (be) at Linda’s house or yours? Who do you think ………………… (come)? 4.

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Martin always makes trouble. I hope he ………………… (not come). Nicole ………………… (not be) 6.

at the party because her sister ………………… (get married) on the same day. Oh … and Anna 7.

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………………… (bake) a surprise birthday cake for Laura. I’m sure we ………………… (have) a

wonderful party! Jade

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Choose the correct verbs to complete the opinions about skyscraper cities. Use will, be going to or the Present Continuous. 1.

Amy: Building skyscraper cities is a brilliant idea. I think people ………………… less energy and 2.

electricity. They ………………… cars to get places. (not need, use) Jay:

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I’m not sure. They ………………… good for the environment but they sound quite ugly. I 4.

………………… more about the idea on the Internet later today. (be, read)

Zoe: I told my father about skyscraper cities. He’s an architect. He loves the idea. Next week, he 5.

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………………… with a group of architects. He ………………… with them about the idea. He 7.

believes that in the future, all cities ………………… a lot of skyscrapers. (have, meet, talk)

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Complete the mini-dialogues with the verbs below. Use will, be going to, the Present Continuous or the Present Simple. There may be more than one correct answer. 5


be • take • not have • begin • stay • pass • give • help 1. Beth: I can’t move the table. It’s too heavy. Jake: Wait, I ………………… you. 2. Lyn:

Where are you going to stay in Rhodes?

Dave: We ………………… at a beautiful hotel on the beach. I’m sure it ………………… great! 3. Mum: What is Paul doing tomorrow? Dad: He ………………… his driving test. I hope he ………………… . 4. Don: ………………… Mrs Stern ………………… us a test on Friday? Sue: I hope not. I ………………… time to study. 5. Ryan: The concert ………………… at 9.00 so let’s meet at the concert hall at 8.45. Jeff:

OK. See you there.

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