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1.- Match the picture with the corresponding word. Watch out, there are a few extra words! freezing warm hot rain




lightning rainbow snow


snowball cloud

2.- Which of these sentences are passive sentences? Write P (passive) or NP (not passive) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

My sister won a race last year _______ Peter was given a present for his birthday Every year around 1000 people are killed in the streets A new book has been bought by the students Many people think we must fight for our rights

3.- Complete the following passive sentences using the Present Tense. 1. This television _______________ (made) in China. 2. French _______________ (speak)in France. 3. Halloween _______________ (celebrate) in the United States. 4. Mangos _______________ (grow) in tropical climates. 5. The Cork Jazz Festival _______________ (organize) by volunteers. 6. This newspaper _______________ (read) by lots of people. 7. This letter _______________ (write) by James. 4.- Complete the following passive sentences using the Past Tense. 1. Ben and Michael _______________ (invite) to a party. 2. John’s computer _______________ (make) in Taiwan. 3. Cork _______________ (found) in the sixth century. 4. This movie _______________ (make) in 2005. 5. The Tempest _______________ (write) by William Shakespeare. 6. This bridge _______________ (build) last year. 5.- Change the following sentences from passive to active. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Sara will be given a new car by her parents Mark & Rose are being followed by the police A beautiful picture had been stolen by some thieves Dinner was served by Daniel

6.- Complete the following definition with words from the vocabulary related to Global warming. Watch out, there are some extra words. degrees coal global warming inhabitants climate colder


temperature degrees


_____________is becoming a serious for all of the planet Earth. Gradually over the years, our __________has been warming up. Some people who live in the Northern Hemisphere think "That's okay with me. Our summers are too short anyway". However, even a minor change in the ______________Earth's of only a few ___________can result in dramatic changes to our climate. 7.- Link the following sentences using WHICH, WHO or WHERE. 1. There’s the shop assistant _______________ sold me my computer. 2. That’s the restaurant _______________ we used to eat every week. 3. Here’s the house _______________ I live. 4. This is the film _______________ we want to see. 5. Where are the keys _______________ I left on the table? 6. Frank is the man _______________ just bought a motorcycle. 8.-Complete the sentences using ‘although’, ‘but’, ‘however’, or ‘nevertheless’. Each sentence has more than one correct answer. 1. I love Paris, _______________ I prefer London. 2. Finland is a beautiful country. _______________, I wouldn’t like to live there. 3. I am a good cook, _______________ my mother is a better cook than me. 4. I really like dogs, _______________ cats are my favourite animals. 5. I play a lot of different sports. _______________ , I have never played tennis. 6. Brenda is a little bit shy, _______________ she is really friendly 9.- Read the following text and anwer the questions. More than 100 years ago, people around the world started burning large amounts of coal, oil, and natural gas to power their homes, factories, and vehicles. Today, most of the world relies on these fossil fuels for their energy needs. Burning fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide, a heat-trapping gas, into the atmosphere, which is the main reason why the climate is changing. Heat-trapping gases are also called greenhouse gases. They exist naturally in the atmosphere, where they help keep the Earth warm enough for plants and animals to live. But people are adding extra greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. These extra gases are causing the Earth to get warmer, causing all sorts of other changes around the world—on land, in the oceans, and in the atmosphere. And these changes affect people, plants, and animals in many ways. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

What kinds of fuel were used about 100 years ago? What kind of gases were realeased into the athmosphere? What is the main reason for climate changing? Greenhouse gases are also called............. The Earth is getting warmer and this change can affect.....................................

10.- Write a short piece of news. Use this headline “ Skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex found in INS torre del Palau school playground” (Remember you must use the passive form where possible, the relative pronouns and sentence linkers)