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Joanne Collie

Intermediate swis721


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Dear Student, using aims to help you remember The Workbook you are about to start in class with your Way Up and produce the language you learn go over the grammar and Student’s Book. The workbook units ts, so that you revisit them in vocabulary of the Student’s Book uni re challenging contexts. Some slightly different and sometimes mo of tasks that you will be very of the exercises are simply the kind language learning career. The familiar with at this stage of your h the new ways of expressing purpose is to let you do more work wit so that you can use them easily, yourself which you are mastering, or almost! You also have new texts without having to think about it – t you will find these interesting to read or to listen to, and we hope tha r own. and enjoy working with them on you to think back on your learning After each module, you’ll be asked your strengths and improve any experience so that you can build on e is an opportunity to let us know weaknesses that you’ve spotted. Ther in the course, and the topics what you think of what you’re doing we’re always very happy to hear you’ve been working with. Remember from you! r ‘way up’ to being proficient Good luck as you continue on you communicators in English! With our best wishes, Joanne, Petra and the Rokus Klett

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Contents 1

Families and family life






What makes good relationships?



Special occasions



Keeping in touch


Module 1 Skills enhancement


Blogs and logs



Making plans



Healthy lifestyles



Adrenalin times



Lifestyles now and coming soon



Unusual passions


Module 2 Skills enhancement


Blogs and logs



Where does it all go?



Celebrity – positive and negative



A small planet and its people



Stories and histories



All about fashion


Module 3 Skills enhancement


Blogs and logs



All the news that's fit to print



Television insights






Books and movies


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Module 4 Skills enhancement

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Blogs and logs


Study Skills


1 Families and family life 1 Complete the sentences. Use the verbs in the right tense: Present Simple or Present Continuous. Read the sentences carefully! Some verbs are positive, some are negative.

1 Every day, first thing in the morning, my grandfather (read) his newspaper. 2 At school this month, we (read) an English novel called Lord of the Flies. 3 It’s a very long book and I (know) whether we can finish it this term. 4 My sister never (read) books: she (prefer) using the computer. 5 I (hang out) with my cousin because I really (hate) his friends. 6 My brother and I (live) with my mother but we (spend) a lot of weekends with my grandparents, except, of course, when they (travel) abroad. 7 My sister says I (take) my homework assignments seriously enough. (be) always silly,’ my sister 8 ‘You claims. ‘And here you are, fooling around instead of getting down to it, you (be) silly again’. 9 On Friday evenings, I (babysit) for my neighbour. 10 Their little boy (be) a naughty kid! Just when I (think) he (be) fast asleep, he (pop up) beside me and (ask): ‘What (you do)?’ (want) to know what I 11 He always (do). 12 I (say) to him: ‘None of your business, nosy boy! Now up you (go) (come) down again!’ to bed, and

2 Underline the right verb tense.

1 I don’t believe / am not believing that Josh has good family relationships. 2 He doesn’t feel / is not feeling that he belongs / is belonging in his own family! 3 What are you doing? – I feel / am feeling this plum to see if it’s soft enough to eat. 4 I dislike / am disliking doing pair work in my language classes. 5 Do you know / Are you knowing if you are good at listening exercises? 6 My friend always appears / is always appearing to be daydreaming in class. 7 The teacher doesn’t understand / isn’t understanding his problems. 8 This iPod doesn’t cost / isn’t costing very much. 9 My gran loves it when I remember / am remembering her birthday. 10 I keep on / am keeping on forgetting things ... but what am I forgetting / do I forget now, I wonder! 11 I want / am wanting to know what you say / are saying about me! 12 What do you mean / are you meaning when you say you love / are loving me? 2 swis721



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3 A Look at the photos. Write sentences to describe what the young people are doing.

4 Read the answers, then write the questions.

1 Q:


? A: Yes, I do my homework every day. I always do it as soon as I get home. 2 Q:


? A: At the weekend, I usually meet my friends and hang out with them. 3 Q:


? 4

A: Oh, we usually go down to the little café in the shopping centre. 4 Q:


? A: It takes me about forty minutes to get to school. 5 Q: ?

B Now write sentences to say whether you do these activities, and how often. Use a different time expression in each sentence.

A: I go by bus. 6 Q:

always never sometimes usually on Saturdays every morning/day/week/month, etc. at the weekend in winter/summer, etc. on schooldays

A: My dad’s teaching my sister to drive, but she gets a few driving lessons as well. 7 Q:


1 8 2



4 10 5

? A: She wants to get her licence and then she can drive my mum to work. Q: ? A: No, I’m not! I don’t want to learn to drive, because then I would have to drive my younger brother around. Q: ? A: No, I don’t go out. I’m tired after school, so I usually stay in and watch a DVD. Q: ? A: I’m supposed to be in bed by 11:30 but I’m usually up much later than that. Q: ? A: My favourite subject is maths. Honest! Q: ? swis721 11



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5 Look at Ellie’s family tree. Then complete the sentences.

1 Tom is Ellie’s . 2 Sally is Ellie’s . 3 Oliver, Alan and Maurice are Ellie’s . 4 Ellie doesn’t have any . 5 But she has got six . 6 Mary is Ben’s . 7 Stuart is Tom’s . 8 John has grandchildren. 9 Cynthia has three and two . 10 William is Marian’s . 11 Katie is Tessa’s . or 12 Katie hasn’t got any ; she’s an . 13 Isabelle lives in a family. and 14 Alan and Janice have three two but they haven’t got any yet. 15 Maurice has two but he hasn’t . got any 16 Annie’s mother-in-law is and her father-in-law is . and 17 George’s parents-in-law are . 18 George has a brother-in-law, . and Sally is his


6 The 15 sentences refer to the reading text on pages 10–11 in the Student’s Book. Without looking back at the text, use the words in the box to complete each sentence. Re-read the text to check your answers.

to to to up up up down down out out out with in of away from at 1 Who do you agree in The Great Chore Wars? 2 There is a saying passed in the Draper family about men and their wives. 3 Derek is old-fashioned when it comes housework. 4 He can figure how to vacuum, though he doesn’t do it. 5 To protect the child, he has put stair-gates at their home. 6 He drives when they go . 7 He also takes the rubbish and wipes some counter tops. 8 He tries his best DIY (do-it-yourself). 9 Kate shies instruction manuals. 10 He gets his daughter in the mornings. 11 He makes a fuss her. 12 She thinks he likes to be control of everything. 13 He put it her that he doesn’t like to be surprised. 14 She thinks men and women have different approaches the home. 15 What do you think about the way these two divide the chores? swis721 CMYK 10/100/90/0




OLIVER + Annie

TESSA + Patrick



7 Do the crossword puzzle. All the words are in Unit 1 in the Student’s Book.

Across 1 a macho man 3 getting something 6 connection between people 9 move about in a relaxed, unhurried way 10 take the car there to be repaired 1

Down 2 strange 4 unpaid chores in the house 5 a person who tidies up 7 getting something fixed 8 emphasize 11 not do something

ALAN + Janice


8 Match each verb with five words or expressions that are often used with it.

rubbish time for someone lunch nonsense up a story a bite to eat a chat shop a shower the spotlight an opportunity sure to do something back a car accident hold of his hand a blue streak a terrible cold up for lost time her handbag off with the money grab







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9 Choose option A or B.

A Write an email to a new email friend in England to tell him/her about your family. Include interesting or funny details about personality traits or the activities that you, or some of you, do together.

CMYK B Write an email to a friend in England who has sent the article about ‘Chore Wars’ in the Student 10/100/90/0you Book, pages 10–11. Tell him/her what you think about the article, what your own habits are concerning chores in the household, and whether you think that young men and women nowadays should be prepared to do all kinds of work around the house. 7

2 Memories 1 Use the verb in the right tense: Past Simple, Past Continuous or would/used to + short infinitive. Be careful, some verbs are negative!


(learn) French when we


(live) in Bordeaux. My mum


(teach) English there, and every

weekend my dad


(come) over 5

from London, where he I


(work). (find) going to a French nursery

really enjoyable, and soon 7 up) the language. But I English, because we





(speak) it

at home. Sometimes, though, I


(remember) that I 11

(be) at home and I


(start) chatting away in French with

my mum. In the summers, we 13 to Scotland where we



(stay) with my

grandparents at their cottage on the Isle of Skye. Here my brothers and I 15

(spend) many happy

days swimming, fishing, or hiking in the hills. One day I remember we 16

(go) down to the

dock when the fishermen



return) with their catch, and we


(buy) a very large salmon from them for dinner. My younger brother Jed was a keen fisherman too and he 19

(sit) at the end of the dock with his

line every day, but he


(catch) very

much at all, and he certainly never


(catch) such a big fish as that! We 22 (take) the salmon home to our grandmother that day. She 23

(put aside) her book and immediately


We swis721 (read) when we got there, but she


(start) to prepare a wonderful meal.


(make) a French-style mayonnaise

to go with the fish, and we all 27 a marvellous feast. Those


years and the three of us


loving both France and Scotland.



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3 These sentences express events that happened repeatedly in the past. Re-write them so that they express events that happened only once. Make all the other necessary changes.

2 Write the past tense forms of these verbs. Put the verbs into the right box. Use a dictionary if you need to.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

tell cost run begin buy sing think bite speak ring drink sell wake hide sink

16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

bring grow break shake get put fly fight set forget take cut blow seek



Keep the first consonant(s), add ought


1 In the summer, we used to go for picnics along the river. One day last summer, we . 2 My mother would bake a cake and we would take it with us. That day, . 3 She would also make us a jug of lemonade. She also . 4 In those days, we used to see dragonflies flitting about. Suddenly, that day, . 5 My little brother would catch one, but he would always hold it gently. My little brother . 6 He would make jokes and say it was his friend, a fairy. He . 7 But sometimes he would cry when it flew away and I would lose my cool. After that, though, . 8 I used to pacify him with a sweet, but I would always think to myself: What a pest! I . 3

The present and past are the same


Keep the first consonant(s), add ook

Remove the final e

Change the vowel from e to o


Keep the first consonant(s), add ew From Present to Past swis721

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Change the vowel to a

Keep the first consonant(s), add oke


Keep the first consonant, add old


4 Write sentences about yourself to answer these questions.

1 What were you doing last Saturday?

2 What were you wearing?

3 Did you wear a school uniform when you were in primary school?

4 Did you wear a coat or a parka to go to school last winter?

5 Where did you spend your holidays last summer?

6 Did you take any exams last year?

7 Who did you speak to on the phone yesterday?

8 What was your favourite activity when you were a child?

9 Did you use to enjoy playing games?

10 Did you often fall down and hurt yourself?

B Use the nouns from exercise 5A, in an appropriate form, to complete these sentences.

1 My mother was an to Canada in the Fifties. . 2 Her parents were of Ukrainian 3 Although born in Canada, my father’s cultural was largely Italian, because his parents came from Italy and they all spoke Italian. 4 My parents worked very hard and never claimed any social . 5 They were very independent and felt that relying on others would pose too much of a for them. 6 They resisted the of the pop culture that their children loved. 7 Until their they never left the little town in which they lived. 8 It was hard for my mother to see the of her own language in the home as her children grew up and became English speakers. 6 A Write the verbs that are derived from these nouns. The verbs are in the texts in Unit 2B, but the tenses may be different.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

an obligation – to a representation – to a claim – to a separation – to an adoption – to the perpetuation – to the elimination – to the maintenance – to

B Use the verbs from exercise 6A, in an appropriate form, to complete these sentences. 5 A Write the nouns that are derived from these verbs. You can find the nouns in the texts in Unit 2B.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

to descend (from ancestors) – your to immigrate – an to identify – an to retire – your to benefit – a housing to threaten – to pose a to dominate – the to lose – the

1 My cousin was as a child. 2 When he was ten, his adoptive parents and his father moved to another country. 3 His adoptive mother was then left to her three children. 4 She was to go back to work. 5 My cousin that this influenced his choice of career as an adult. 6 He became a lawyer who specialised in children from broken homes. 7 He thought that our laws inequalities in our social system. 8 He worked all his life to these inequalities. swis721 CMYK 10/100/90/0


7 A Add a prefix to make opposites from these adjectives, and place them in the right group. The first one in each group is an example.

emotional competent literate necessary moral friendly sensitive welcoming mortal adequate perfect logical partial inhibited patient legible appropriate efficient

6 Nancy came last in the hurdles race, so Jem told her she was incompetent. 7 I just don’t think it’s unnecessary to be quite so blunt. 8 On the other hand, he does write sports reports in a most efficient way. 9 The only problem is that his handwriting is legible. 10 We’ve hinted that it would be inappropriate for him to use the computer rather than handwrite his reports.

Add unreliable – unreliable

11 Well, he says, nobody’s perfect, you know. 12 Would it be too friendly to suggest that some people, however, are more imperfect than others? Add inconvenient – inconvenient 8 Tick F or A to show whether these sentences are factual or anecdotal accounts. F


1 When people ask me where I am from, I say I am British, because that’s where I was born. 2 On June 22nd 1948, a ship called the Empire Windrush arrived in England with immigrants from the Caribbean, thus beginning a new era in British history. 3 My parents came from Jamaica just after war, when there was still a lot of prejudice in England against coloured people. 4 A Commission for Racial Equality was set up under the Race Relations Act of 1976 to promote racial equality and protect people from discrimination. 5 Although my father was a doctor in Jamaica, he had to work as a taxi driver when he first came to England.

Add immature – immature

Add illegal – illegal

B Seven of the sentences contain an adjective that is used incorrectly. Underline the incorrect adjective and correct it after the sentence.

9 In your notebook, write two paragraphs, about 50–100 words each.

A Write a short factual account about Athina Bortigao, whose video you watched in Unit 2B. Include details about: • her place of birth • her parents’ place of birth • her feelings about her language and culture • what her campaign is about • the problems she faces swis721

1 My friend Jem is uninhibited: he finds it very difficult to let go and enjoy himself when he’s with his mates. 2 He considers himself a logical, unemotional person.

3 Actually, he’s just a fairly unfriendly person unwilling to think of others. 4 For example, when a mate is hurt, he doesn’t deal with it in a very insensitive way.

B Write a short anecdote about an event that you

CMYK remember from your own past. Include details about: • where it took place old you were 10/100/90/0•• how who you were with

5 When Alex got a poor mark on his essay, Jem just said that Alex was really literate.

• what happened and why you remember it • what you feel about it now