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Agrupamento de Escolas de Avanca – Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz Ano lectivo 2010/2011

Inglês – Curso EFA NS

Name: __________________________________________

Date: ___/ ___/___

1. Look at the two receipts.

2. Use words you find on these receipts to fill in the blanks: blanks: a) Money that you receive from a clerk along with your receipt: _________________ b) Money that you pay to the government: _________________ c) The cost of an item before tax: _________________ d) The amount that you save off of the regular price: _________________ e) Money you give for good service: _________________ f) Money that includes tax, discounts, and the price: _________________

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3. What do you think? Are these prices expensive, expensive, reasonable, reasonable, or cheap? cheap? ___________ 60€ for a pair of jeans.

___________ 100€ for a tie.

___________ 1€ for a cup of coffee.

___________ 8€ for a shirt.

___________ 20€ for a glass of wine.

___________ 7€ for a movie ticket.

4. Choose the correct one. A: - How much ………….?

C: - How much ………….?

- The big one? £1.15.

- Those gloves? 50p.

a) are they

b) it is

a) is it

b) they are

c) is it

d) they are

c) are they

d) it is

B: It is is seven pounds sixtysixty-two. two.

D: How much is the guitar?

a) £ 7.62

b) £ 7.52

a) It is £5.50.

b) they are £5.50.

c) £ 6.72

d) £ 8.63

c) Are they £5.50.

d) Is it £5.50.

Vocabulary: Terms of Payment       

I'd like to pay (in) cash. I'll put it on my credit card. Can I charge it? Could you put that on my bill? Could I put that on my account? Could you send me an invoice? Could you bill me (for that)?

May I:  Pay  Pay  Pay  Pay  Pay    

in cash. by check. by credit card. with a credit card. in instalments.

Could you deliver it to my office? Do you charge for shipping? Do I need to pay for postage and handling? How long will it take? 2

Agrupamento de Escolas de Avanca – Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz Ano lectivo 2010/2011

Inglês – Curso EFA NS

Name: __________________________________________

Date: ___/ ___/___

1. Match the meaning with the right idiom. idiom 1. bread and butter

a) a person who never pays the money that he or she owes

2. bring home the bacon

b) to cost a lot of money

3. buy (something) for a song

c) to illegally change information in the accounting books in a company, to write down false numbers in the accounting books in a company

4. cheapskate

d) to earn the family living, to earn a salary

5. cost an arm and a leg

e) to buy something cheaply

6. deadbeat

f) a person who will not spend much money, a stingy person

7. cook the books/accounts

g) one's income, someone's food

8. feel like a million dollars/bucks

h) extremely cheap

9. pour money down the drain

i) to feel wonderful, to feel well and healthy

10. dirt cheap

j) to waste money




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2. Lauren has money problems. Read the following sentences and complete them with the correct word:

a. Lauren doesn’t use her money carefully, so she usually _______________it. b. Lauren __________________ $500 from her sister Ashley and now she has to _________________ her ________________! c. Lauren _______________ a lot of money with her job. However, she doesn’t know how to spend it. d. Lauren needs to learn how to ____________ money in order to buy a house or a new car. e. Lauren has already asked the bank for two __________________. It’s the only solution she has to pay her debts. f. Lauren’s friend _______________her $200 to pay her son’s school. g. Unfortunately, Lauren can’t _______________ a new car since she spends all her money on silly things. h. Lauren wishes to _____________ the lottery and pays everything she owes!

waste – win – earn – afford – save – borrow – pay back – loans - lend


Economics Fill-in-the-Blank interdependence


market producer



specialize economic choice

opportunity cost

money services

sellers consumer

When you have to choose between buying one thing and not the other, you have to make an _________________.


I need you and you need me to create good and services, which is called ________________.


If I choose to buy a hamburger and NOT a hot dog, the hot dog was a victim of _______________.


If I am very good at making shoes, but I am not good at making computers, I _____________ in making shoes.


______________ is the study of how goods and services are made and sold and how we spend our money.


A ____________ uses good and services.


A ____________ makes goods.


___________ pay for the goods that __________ sell.


A ____________ is a place that brings buyers and seller together.


Checks, paper bills and coins are all forms of _____________.


____________ are things we buy that cannot be touched.


Agrupamento de Escolas de Avanca – Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz Ano lectivo 2010/2011

Inglês – Curso EFA NS

Name: __________________________________________

Date: ___/ ___/___

GOING SHOPPING 1. Read the following text. Helen was given some money for her birthday, so last Saturday she went shopping with her boyfriend, Steve, in Oxford Street, where all the popular shops are in London. It wasn’t January, when the big sales are on, but in some of the shops the prices were reduced. Helen was looking for a new top or jacket. Steve wasn’t looking for anything in particular, but he was hoping Helen might buy him a present. Helen found a blouse she really liked but when she was told the price, she said ‘How much?!’ It was 100 pounds and that was too much for Helen. They were getting tired but it wasn’t long before they found a small shop with a big sign in the window saying ‘Special Discount Prices’. They went in and Helen immediately saw a jacket that she liked. ‘I’m sure it’s too expensive,’ she said to Steve, but when she looked at the price she couldn’t believe it. Only eight pounds! She bought it and was very happy, and so was Steve, because he was given a CD as a present by Helen.

2. Now choose the correct answers. 1 Why did Helen have money?

a) It was given to her for her birthday. b) It was given to her by her boyfriend. c) She won the lottery. 2 Who did she go shopping with?

a) She went shopping with her mother. b) She went shopping with a friend. c) She went shopping with her boyfriend Steve. 3 What kind of clothes was Helen looking for?

a) Helen was looking for a skirt. b) Helen was looking for sport clothes. c) Helen was looking for a new top or jacket. 4 Helen found a blouse she really liked but…

a) the blouse was too expensive. b) the blouse had a hole. c) the blouse was not for sale.

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5 They went in a small shop because…

a) Helen was looking for a bargain. b) it had a big sign in the window saying ‘Special Discount Prices’. c) it was painted in red. 6 How much did the jacket cost?

a) The jacket cost eighty pounds. b) The jacket cost eighteen pounds. c) The jacket cost eight pounds. 7 Why was Steve happy?

a) Steve was happy because Helen bought a jacket. b) Steve was happy because Helen bought him a present. c) Steve was happy because of the special discount prices.

SHOPPING FOR A MINISKIRT At Carol’s boutique in the Norwich Shopping Centre… Shop assistant: Can I help you? Susan: Yes, I’m looking for a miniskirt. Shop assistant: What size are you? Susan: I’m a small. Shop assistant: What colour would you like? Susan: Perhaps pink or light green. Shop assistant: How about this one? Susan: Yes, that’s nice. Can I try it on? Shop assistant: Certainly, the changing rooms are over there. Susan: Thank you. Shop assistant: How does it fit? Susan: It’s too tight. Do you have a larger one? Shop assistant: Yes, here you are. Susan: Thank you. I’ll take it, please. Shop assistant: Ok, how would you like to pay? Susan: Do you take credit cards? Shop assistant: Yes, we do. Visa, Master Card and American Express. Susan: Ok, here’s my Visa. Shop assistant: Please, costumers must go to the cash desk. Thank you. Have a nice day! Susan: Thank you, goodbye!

1. Find words in the text which mean… … … … … … …

a shop where you can buy fashionable clothes. ________________ a place with many shops either outside or indoors. ________________ the place where you can try on clothes in a shop. ________________ the place where you pay for things in a shop. ________________ a person who works in a shop. ________________ people who buy things in a shop. ________________ 2

Agrupamento de Escolas de Avanca – Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz Ano lectivo 2010/2011

Inglês – Curso EFA NS

Name: __________________________________________

Date: ___/ ___/___


You might ask Asking for a hotel room: • I'd like to make a reservation for tonight. • I’d like a room please. • I’d like to reserve a room (for tonight, for March 23rd, for Sunday). • I’d like a room with the view of the lake, if available. • Do you have a single (double) room? • Do you have any rooms left for tonight? Asking about the price: • What’s the room rate? • How much is the charge per night? • How much is a room? • Do I pay in advance? • Could I pay in cash/by credit card/by traveler's check? • How much would it be? Asking about the room: • Does the room have a bath? • Do all the rooms have air-conditioning? • Do they have a phone? • Can I ask you some questions about your facilities? Asking other questions: • Is breakfast included? • When do you serve breakfast? • What time does the dining room open for breakfast? • Could you give me a call at 7 tomorrow morning, please? • Can I use the pool? • What time do I have to check out?

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You might be asked Welcoming: • Hello, can I help you? • Good afternoon. May I help you? • Welcome to the ………. Hotel. How may I help you? Asking about the date and time: • When do you want the room for, madam? • When do you need it? Asking about staying duration: • How long will you be staying? • How long would you like to stay? Asking about the kind of the room the clients would like: • What kind of room would you like? • Do you want a single room or a double room? • Do you prefer a smoking or nonsmoking room? • Is a queen-size bed OK? • Does a single queen-size bed meet your approval? Asking about personal information: • What’s your name please? • May (Could) I have your full name, please? • Could you please tell me your name? • How many are in your party? • Who´s the booking for, please, madam? • Would you like a wake-up call?

A SAMPLE HOTEL RESERVATION: Front Desk: Welcome to San Jose Hotel. May I help you? Traveler: I'd like a room please? Front Desk: Would you like a single room or a double? Traveler: I'd like a double room, please? Front Desk: Could you please tell me your name? Traveler: David Fernandez. Front Desk: And how do you spell your last name please? Traveler: F-E-R-N-A-N-D-E-Z. Front Desk: How many are in your party? Traveler: Just two. Front Desk: How long will you be staying? Traveler: Two nights, Saturday and Sunday. Front Desk: How will you be paying? Traveler: With Visa, OK? Front Desk: That is fine. Would you like a wake-up call? Traveler: Yes, I'd like a wake-up call for 7:30. Do you have a pool? Front desk: Yes, we do. On the 2nd floor. Here's your key. Your room number is 109 on the 4th floor.


NOW TRY OUT YOUR OWN HOTEL RESERVATION ON THE PHONE: Receptionist: Good afternoon, Eastern Hotel. May I help you? You: Receptionist: Certainly. When for, madam/sir? You: Receptionist: How long would you like to stay? You: Receptionist: What kind of room would you like, madam/sir? You: Receptionist: Would you like breakfast? You: Receptionist: It´s eighty four euro per night. You: Receptionist: What’s your name, please, madam/sir? You: Receptionist: Okay, let me make sure I got that right: Mr. and Mrs. ................. . Double room with bath for July 25th, 26th and 27th. Is that correct? You: Receptionist: OK, Mrs./Mr. ................. , your room is booked now. Now all you need to do is give me your phone number. You: Receptionist: Thanks for calling Eastern Hotel.

THE HOTEL JOBS ARE: - Hotel manager: this person is responsible for all staff. - Marketing Manager: this person finds business for the hotel and organizes advertising. - Accountant: this person does the hotel’s finances and does the accounts for the hotel. - Concierge: responsible for greeting guests at the door and collecting guests and luggage from the airport. - Bartender/Barman: serves guests at the bar. - Head Waiter: serves food and drinks to guests and trains new staff. - Waiter: serves in the restaurant. - Receptionist: this person works behind the front desk; welcomes guests when they arrive and gives them their keys; checks in new guests, sends e-mails and confirms booking; takes the reservations, prepares bills when guests check out, answers the phone and checks records. 3

Order this conversation between a receptionist and a guest.

 Guest: What’s the 14 pounds for?  Receptionist: Good morning. May I help you?  Guest: Here you are.  Receptionist: Could you sign each check here for me?  Receptionist: One moment, please, sir... Here’s your bill. Would you like to check and see if the amount is correct?

 Guest: Yes, I’d like to check out now. My name’s Adams, room 312. Here’s the key.  Guest: Can I pay with traveller’s checks?  Receptionist: Here are your receipt and your change, sir. Thank you.  Receptionist: That’s for the phone calls you made from your room.  Receptionist: Certainly. May I have your passport, please?  Guest: Sure.  Guest: Thank you. Goodbye. A client complains about a hotel room. Fill in the gaps with the missing words. anything talk isn’t dirty complaints chambermaids forgot






Guest: Excuse me, can I 1) ___________ to the manager? Receptionist: I’m afraid he 2) _________in. Is 3) ____________ wrong, Madame? Guest: Yes, there is. We have many 4) ____________ about the room. Receptionist: What’s the problem? Guest: Well, the bedroom is very 5) ________ and it 6) ___________bad. When was the last 7) ________ you cleaned the room? Receptionist: Well, our 8) ____________ clean the rooms every day. Guest: Well, I think they 9) __________to clean our room and I’m not going to stay there. I want my money 10) __________. Receptionist: I’m afraid that won’t be 11) _________. Guest: What? So, I want the complaints 12) ___________. 4

Agrupamento de Escolas de Avanca – Prof. Dr. Egas Moniz Ano lectivo 2010/2011

Inglês – Curso EFA NS

Name: __________________________________________

Date: ___/ ___/___

At the Bus Station DIALOGUE Useful English Phrases Telling the time - Exact hour = It’s six o’clock; - Quarter (15 minutes) = It’s a quarter past six;

Cashier - Good morning. How can I help you? José - Good morning. I’d like to buy a ticket to the airport, please. Cashier - When would you like to leave? José - Tomorrow morning, as early as possible.

- Half (30 minutes) = It’s half past six; - Quarter (15 minutes) = It’s a quarter to seven.

Cashier - There’s a bus leaving every two hours, starting at 6:00. José - 6:00? That’s too early... And there’s another at 8:00?

- 12 = midday;

Cashier - Yes. That’s correct.

- 24 = midnight;

José - I’d like a ticket for that one.

- In the morning = a.m.

Cashier - Sure. Will that be one-way or round-trip? José - One-way.

- In the afternoon=p.m. If you say the minutes first and then the hours, use past and to as in the following

Cashier - Here you go. That’s 22 dollars, please. José- Here it is. Thank you. Cashier - Thank you. Have a nice trip.


DEFINITIONS/ IDIOMS - 5:20 - It’s twenty past five. / It’s five twenty. - 2:10 - It’s ten past two. / It’s two ten. - 3:40 - It’s twenty to four. / It’s three forty.

ONE-WAY - moving/traveling in one direction only. I bought a one-way ticket because I don’t know when I’m coming back. ROUND-TRIP - a trip to one or more places and back again. I booked a round-trip because it was actually cheaper than buying a one-way ticket.

- 6:55 - It’s five to seven. / It’s six fifty five.

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EXERCISES 1. Practice saying the following time: 8:00 - _________________________________________________________ 9:10 - __________________________________________________________ 10:30 - _________________________________________________________ 11:15 am - _______________________________________________________ 12:00 - _________________________________________________________ 00:00 - ________________________________________________________ 6:40 pm - _______________________________________________________ 7:45 - __________________________________________________________

2. Choose the most appropriate answer: a) “One-way or round-trip?” a.

“What do you mean round? I want to go straight to the airport.”


“One-way, please“


“Round-trip. I ‘ll never come back!”

b) “Have you got the time?” a.

“No. I’m sorry.”


“Yes. I’m very young.”


“Ups... I’ll take a rain check.”

c) “I’m running out of time.” a.

“Maybe you’ll catch it if you keep running!”


“You’d better hurry up then!”


“I know what you mean. Life goes by so fast...”


Escola EB 2, 3 Professor Dr. Egas Moniz Curso de Educação e Formação de Adultos – Nível Secundário Ano lectivo 2010/2011

ÁREA DE COMPETÊNCIA-CHAVE: Cultura, Língua e Comunicação – Língua Estrangeira Iniciação e Continuação – Inglês PLANIFICAÇÃO DO NÚCLEO GERADOR 4: Gestão e Economia

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Critérios de Evidência

Temas / Situações de Comunicação



• Actuar face a orçamentos e impostos DR1 – Contexto Privado

apropriando-se das terminologias utilizadas para as questões técnicas

- Money Expressions. - Money Idioms.

Definir orçamentos familiares e

(despesas, receitas, saldos; etc.) e

dominar terminologias.

compreendendo o seu significado no

- Going Shopping (language

contexto privado.


DR2 – Contexto Profissional

• Actuar em contextos profissionais diferenciados, compreendendo os

Saber adequar-se a modelos de

modos de utilização da língua e os

organização e gestão que

diferentes tipos de texto a que se pode

valorizam o trabalho em equipa

recorrer para a comunicação

em articulação com outros


saberes especializados.

- Visualização e exploração de apresentações powerpoint.

- “What Are You Wearing?” (vocabulary) - Hotel Reservation (language skills). - At the Bus Station (language skills).

- Preenchimento e/ou realização de Guiões Formativos. - Exercícios de aperfeiçoamento da escrita e da leitura em Língua Inglesa de diferentes tipos (ex.: text reading and writing, question answering, definition reading, matching, filling, multiple choice, sentence completion, true or false, information reading, etc.).

14 Horas

De 10/05 a 07/06/2011

- Exercícios de aperfeiçoamento da oralidade em Língua Inglesa de diferentes tipos (ex.: listenning, pronunciation, dialogue reading e role-play, etc.).

• Actuar perante a cultura e as artes


reconhecendo a dimensão económica - Telling the time (vocabulary).

DR3 – Contexto Institucional

do seu funcionamento.

Agir de acordo com a

• Actuar individual ou colectivamente

compreensão do funcionamento

compreendendo o papel da língua no

dos sistemas monetários e

sistema económico e nas transacções

financeiros (como elemento de

à escala mundial.

- Aquisição de informação sobre British and American festivities/traditions sempre que for oportuno.

configuração cultural e comunicacional das sociedades

• Actuar perante a gestão do tempo,


tendo em conta o impacto das evoluções técnicas nos modos de

DR4 – Contexto Macro-

experienciar o tempo, comunicar e


partilhar informação.

Identificar os impactos de

• Actuar em contextos sociais

evoluções técnicas na gestão do

alargados e transversais,

tempo reconhecendo ainda os

compreendendo como os diferentes

seus efeitos nos modos de

usos de língua e as suas formas de

processar e transmitir

gestão se cruzam com o elemento


tempo (a distância, presencial, verbal, não verbal).

Competências-Chave em Língua Estrangeira - Compreender textos em língua estrangeira, reconhecendo os seus significados implícitos, as suas tipologias e respectiva funcionalidade. - Compreender as ideias principais de textos em língua estrangeira e expressar-se oralmente e por escrito com à-vontade sobre diferentes temáticas. - Evidenciar conhecimento sobre várias linguagens, em diferentes suportes, que lhe permitam perceber as diferenças socioculturais, sociolinguísticas e técnicocientíficas, visando uma tomada de consciência da sua própria identidade e da do outro. - Evidenciar competências interculturais que lhe proporcionem uma maior abertura e aceitação de novas experiências linguísticas e culturais. - Perspectivar a dimensão da Cultura enquanto sector articulável com outras esferas de intervenção.


EFA NS 6 NG4 2010 2011