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Talk about looking for oil

Use numbers (1 to 100)


Say where things are
Understand and give simple instructions
Give personal information

Looking
for oil

Reading

On land
Reading

Read t h e t e x t a n d u n d e r l i n e w o r d s f r o m t h e d i a g r a m .

Seismic o p e r a t o r s search for o i l . On l a n d


we use a t h u m p e r t r u c k . T h e t h u m p e r t r u c k
carries heavy plates. Heavy plates are t h e
energy source. T h e heavy plates h i t t h e g r o u n d
and make s h o c k waves. Sometimes we use
explosives. T h e e x p l o s i o n is t h e
energy source. T h e e x p l o s i o n
sends s h o c k waves t h r o u g h t h e
rock. The layers of r o c k reflect
the waves t o t h e receiver. We
call these reflected waves. We
use c o m p u t e r s i n t h e r e c o r d i n g
t r u c k t o r e c o r d t h e data a n d t o
analyse t h e d a t a .

Vocabulary

Listening
Speaking

3
4

recording truck

Listening

M a t c h t h e w o r d s 1-6 w i t h t h e w o r d s a-f t o make p a r t n e r s h i p s .


a) o p e r a t o r
1 thumper
2

energy

shock

recording

seismic

heavy

KUI

Writing

b) source
\

c ) plate
\

d) truck
e) w a v e

\ :
^

0 truck

L i s t e n . W r i t e d o w n the w o r d s y o u hear. Read the w o r d s a l o u d .

Practise i n p a i r s . Use t h e d i a g r a m . Ask and answer q u e s t i o n s .


A What's this?
B: It's a heavy plate.
A: What does it do?
B: It hits the ground and makes
B:
A:
B:
A:

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thumper truck

What are these?


They're shock
waves.
What do they do?
They go through the rock.

Speaking
shock

waves.

At sea
Reading

Complete the text w i t h words from the diagram.

A t sea w e use a seismic s h i p .


T h e energy s o u r c e is a ( 1 ) compressed
The (2)

u n

explosives.

waves are reflected t o receivers.

T h e receivers are ( 3 )
T h e layers of ( 4 )

Listening

Writing

L i s t e n a n d m a r k t h e stress. T h e n l i s t e n again a n d repeat t h e w o r d s .

hydrophones
reflected
receiver

A t sea seismic w e a use s h i p .


T h e energy s o u r c e is explosives c o m p r e s s e d gun air a o r
T h e waves are t o r e f l e c t e d receivers .
T h e receivers h y d r o p h o n e s are .
T h e layers of d i f f e r e n t r o c k give d a t a .

Complete the text.

s o u r c e is a .
s o u r c e is a .
hit the

Speaking

energy
explosives
different

W r i t e t h e w o r d s i n t h e c o r r e c t order.
1
2
3
4
5

give d i f f e r e n t d a t a .

o p e r a t o r s w o r k o n l a n d a n d at sea. O n l a n d t h e energy
p l a t e o r an e x p l o s i o n . A t sea t h e energy
air g u n . T h e waves f r o m t h e energy source
of r o c k a n d are reflected t o r e c e i v e r s . C o m p u t e r s
a n d analyse t h e data.

Practise i n p a i r s . E x p l a i n h o w seismic o p e r a t o r s search for o i l o n l a n d a n d at


sea. D r a w d i a g r a m s t o h e l p .
On land seismic

operators

use thumper

trucks. At sea they use seismic

ships.

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Seismic operators
Listening

E tLM
X

Listen t o a n d read t h e c o n v e r s a t i o n .
Hi, Matthew.
Hi.
W h a t d o y o u do?
I'm a seismic o p e r a t o r .
W h a t d o seismic o p e r a t o r s do?
Well, w e s e a r c h f o r o i l .
OK.
A n d w e w o r k i n c r e w s , o r t e a m s . In m y c r e w w e
have t h r e e s u r v e y o r s a n d five seismic o p e r a t o r s .
Right.
And t w o shooters.
Shooters?
That's r i g h t . S h o o t e r s .
W h a t d o t h e y do?
T h e y h a n d l e t h e explosives.
O h , OK. I u n d e r s t a n d .
First, w e s u r v e y t h e l a n d . We l o o k for t h e best places t o go.
I see.

A:
B:

A:
B:

Listening

T h e n w e clear t h e l a n d . We r e m o v e trees a n d bushes, for e x a m p l e .


OK.
T h e n w e d o o u r tests. We o p e r a t e t h u m p e r t r u c k s . T h e h e a v y plates send
s h o c k w a v e s i n t o t h e r o c k . We use receivers t o r e c o r d t h e data a n d w e use
c o m p u t e r s t o analyse t h e d a t a .
What about the shooters?
T h e shooters? W e l l , s o m e t i m e s w e d o n ' t use t h u m p e r t r u c k s . Sometimes
w e use explosives. T h e s h o o t e r s d r i l l holes i n t o t h e g r o u n d a n d prepare
t h e site. T h e n t h e y d e t o n a t e t h e explosives. T h e explosives send s h o c k
waves t h r o u g h t h e r o c k . We use receivers t o r e c o r d t h e data f r o m t h e s h o c k
waves. T h e n w e use c o m p u t e r s t o analyse t h e d a t a .
Do y o u like y o u r job?
Yeah, I d o .

Writing

Find v e r b s t h a t go w i t h these n o u n s .
handle

. explosives
. land

. s h o c k waves
. data
. holes

.tests
. thumper trucks

Language
Plurals

Pronunciation

There are three different ways to


make regular plurals: add -s, add
-es or remove the y and add -ies.
Some plurals are irregular.

truck -* trucks

/s/ III or / i z /

bush

/s/
/z/
/iz/

-bushes

country -* countries
foot

-* feef

plates, shooters
waves, eyes
bushes

Read t h e c o n v e r s a t i o n again. U n d e r l i n e t h e q u e s t i o n s T h e n p r a c t i s e i n p a i r s .
Ask a n d answer t h e s e q u e s t i o n s .
1
2
3
2

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W h a t d o seismic o p e r a t o r s do?
W h a t d o s u r v e y o r s do?
W h a t d o s h o o t e r s do?

Speaking

Numbers
Language

N u m b e r s 1 to 100
1 one
2 two
3 three
4 four
5 five
6 six
7 seven
8 eight
9 nine
10 ten

Pronunciation

Note the difference between:


thirteen (13) and thirty (30)
fourteen (14) and forty (40)
sixteen (16) and sixty (60)

Listening 1

11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

eleven
twelve
thirteen
fourteen
fifteen
sixteen
seventeen
eighteen
nineteen
twenty

21
22
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100

twenty-one
twenty-two
thirty
forty
fifty
sixty
seventy
eighty
ninety
one hundred

L i s t e n a n d c i r c l e t h e n u m b e r s y o u hear.
a) 4
b) 3
c ) 12

U
13
14

%
30
16

d) 2
e) 9

12
19

22
49

32
99

60

L i s t e n a n d w r i t e t h e n u m b e r s y o u hear.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

five

g)
h)

Writing

What's next? W r i t e t h e answer a n d c o m p a r e i n p a i r s .


c) 2, 4, 6 , _
d ) 9, 10, 1 1 , .

a) 1 , 2 , 3 ,
b ) 3, 5, 7,

e) 2 0 , 3 0 , 4 0 , .
0
19,18,17,

Write the numbers.


a) f o r t y - o n e
b) twenty-three
c) thirty-nine

Speaking

47

d) thirteen
e) t w e l v e
f) seventy-four

Say t h e f o l l o w i n g t h r e e t i m e s , as fast as p o s s i b l e . T h e n make u p s i m i l a r 'tongue


twisters'.
a) T h r e e t h u m p e r t r u c k s
b ) Sixty-six seismic o p e r a t o r s
c) Forty-four hydrophones

Practise i n p a i r s . Take t u r n s t o give i n s t r u c t i o n s .


A:

Count from one to ten.

B:

OK. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten. Now your
Count backwards from eighty-seven
to
seventy-eight.
OK. Eighty-seven,
eighty-six, eighty-five,
...

A:

turn.

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Where is it?
Vocabulary

L o o k at t h e p i c t u r e . Read t h e sentences a b o u t t h e p i c t u r e .
1
2
3
4

M y jacket is b e h i n d t h e d o o r , o n
the hook.

T h e t a b l e is i n f r o n t of t h e
window.
T h e coffee is i n t h e c u p .

Complete t h e sentences.
1
2
3
4
5
6

Speaking

Where's t h e helmet?
It's on
the
Where's t h e jacket?
It's
the
Where's t h e coffee?
It's
the
W h e r e are t h e glasses?
They're
W h e r e are t h e boots?
They're
Where's t h e manual?
It's
the

Where are the


They're on the

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. the table and the door.

door,.

. the hook.

cup.
the manual.
. the table.
table.

keys?
table.

y
Bottle of water

floor,.

Practise i n p a i r s . Use t h i n g s i n t h e r o o m .
A:
B:

Mobile phone

T h e safety glasses are n e x t t o t h e


manual.
T h e h e l m e t is o n t h e floor,
between the table and the door.

Writing

T h e safety m a n u a l is o n t h e
table.
T h e b o o t s are u n d e r t h e t a b l e .

Cupboard

Health and safety: Instructions


Vocabulary

Practise i n p a i r s . Take t u r n s t o give a n d f o l l o w i n s t r u c t i o n s .


1
2
3
4
5
6

Stand u p . D o n ' t s t a n d u p . Sit d o w n .


P o i n t t o t h e d o o r . D o n ' t p o i n t t o t h e d o o r . Point t o t h e w i n d o w .
Wave. Don't w a v e . T o u c h y o u r h e a d .
Stand near t h e door. D o n ' t s t a n d near t h e d o o r . Stand near t h e w i n d o w .
T u r n o n t h e l i g h t s . T u r n off t h e l i g h t s .
Don't p u t y o u r b o o k u n d e r t h e t a b l e . Put y o u r b o o k o n t h e t a b l e .

Don't touch. -* Do not touch.


Don't do that. -* Do not do that.
Listening

'KM

Listen t o and read t h e c o n v e r s a t i o n .

Shooter:
Assistant:
Shooter:
Assistant:
Shooter:
Assistant:
Shooter:

OK, y o u r first j o b . Explosives are dangerous, so be careful.


OK.
First of a l l , t u r n off t h a t p h o n e . No p h o n e s w i t h explosives.
Sorry.
No p r o b l e m . Now. B r i n g t h e b o x o v e r here.
OK.
A n d p u t t h e spare cables o n t h e t r u c k . Yellow o n t h e r i g h t , red o n
t h e left.
OK.
A n d keep an eye o n t h e r o a d . A n y cars, call m e . OK?
OK.
A n d d o n ' t t o u c h t h a t flask. It's m y coffee. N o t y o u r s !
OK!

Assistant:
Shooter:
Assistant:
Shooter:
Assistant:
3

Complete the instructions w i t h the words in the box.


bring
1

turn

2
3
4
5
6

Don't.

be

tarn

keep

put

touch

. off t h e p h o n e ,
the box here.
. careful.
. t h e cables o n t h e t r u c k .
. an eye o n t h e r o a d .
t h e flask.

Language
Instructions

We add please to make the instructions more polite.

Turn on the lights.


Turn off that phone.
Stand up.
Sit down.
Please don't touch.
Please turn on the lights.
Sit down, please.

Play 'Simon says'. Your t e a c h e r w i l l e x p l a i n t h e game.

Giving personal information


Listening

mtHHM

L i s t e n a n d repeat t h e t e l e p h o n e n u m b e r s .

a) 0780 786 3487

LiZm

b)

675 489 955

Conversation 2

What's y o u r
(1) name
Jason Henley.
Is Jason y o u r given name?
Yes, Henley is m y f a m i l y name.
OK. W h e r e d o y o u
(2)

M y address is 27 P o r t D r i v e ,
Aberdeen.

A:

d ) 030 456 347 328


e) 0786 747 636 468

W L E f l Listen and c o m p l e t e the c o n v e r s a t i o n s .

Conversation 1
A:

D i d y o u say 27?
Yes, that's r i g h t .
A n d h o w o l d are y o u ,
(3)
?
I'm 28.
28? OK. G o o d . What's y o u r job?
I'm a (4)
o n an
oil r i g .
Thank you.

A:
B:
A:
B:
A:
B:
A:
B:
A:

What's y o u r n a m e , please?
John Karuett.
Can y o u ((5)
t h a t , please?
5).
Yes, sure. It's J o h n , J-O-H-N, K a r u e t t , K-A-R-U-E-double T.
T h a n k y o u . A n d y o u r (6)
?
45 Julienne Street.
OK. Postcode?
24351.
Age?

B:
A:
B:
A:
B:
A:
B:
A:
B:
A:

(7)
Height?
Six foot one.
Weight?
93 k i l o s .
OK. A n d w h a t d o y o u do?
I'm a shooter?
Pardon?
A shooter. I w o r k w i t h (8)
OK. T h a n k y o u .

C o m p l e t e t h e t a b l e . T h e t h i r d c o l u m n is for y o u .

Given name
Jason
Family name
Address
Telephone number
Age
Job
Height
Weight
Speaking

John

You

Practise i n p a i r s . Ask a n d answer q u e s t i o n s .


A:

What's your telephone

A:
A:

It's 34556786. How old are you?


I'm 31. How tall are you?

number?

B: It's 2345 67876. And


B: I'm 23. And you?
B: I'm five foot eleven
What's your

A:

I'm five foot seven

inches.

How heavy are you?


A:
2

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546 389 2001

Listen and c o r r e c t these n u m b e r s .

a) 030 3562 8888 7


b ) 0071 253 628 998
c ) 0049 756 463 839
3

c)

I'm 99

kilos.

yours?
inches.

B: I'm 88 kilos. And you?


weight?

And

you?

height?
What's

your

Review
Writing 1

Write the plurals.


1
2
3
4

inch
shooter
country

flask
bush
explosive
operator

Write these numbers in w o r d s .

2
3

4
5
6

15
16
34

56
73
98

Label t h e s e d i a g r a m s .
A

~=m

/ / /
vSf / / /

W h a t d o s h o o t e r s do? W r i t e t h r e e sentences.

W r i t e six sentences a b o u t t h e r o o m .
The cell phone

is on the table. The door is

open

Write the opposite.


1
2
3
4
5
6

Stand u p .
Turn on the phone.
Touch the table.
Point t o the door.
Wave.
Put t h e b o o k o n t h e t a b l e .

Don't stand up. / Sit down.

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