Sei sulla pagina 1di 14
Education • Phrasal verbs • Collocations. • Personality adjectives r lSHOW WHAT YOU KNOW I

Education • Phrasal verbs Collocations. • Personality adjectives

r lSHOW WHAT YOU KNOW I

---i

1

Choose the nouns that collocate with the verbs in bold.

I

1

take

a course

a career

2

attend

university

a subject

3

drop

an exam

a subject

4

fail

a lesson

a course

5

pass

a test

university

6

pursue

an exam

a career

7

skip

a lesson

a course

8

study

a subject

university

2

Complete the school reports with the correct form of the verbs in bold in Exercise 1. Sometimes more than one answer is possible.

 

School report: Thomas Taylor Thomas has worked hard and 0 µasse(;( all

his exams

with good grades. It is now ti.me for him to choose the subject to 1 at university. My advice would be to think about the career he wishes to 2 · • With such good exam results, Thomas has a wide range of options. School report: Sophie Whall Sophie has bad another disappointing year. She has consistently 3 lessons. Halfway through the year, it was agreed to let her 4 History, after she claimed she wa<> too overwhelmed with work. Unfortunately, Sophie's work did not improve and she 5 · all but one Of the exams. If she wishes to 6 university, she needs to rethink her attitude to school.

WORD STORE 1A

Phrasal verbs - education

"

3 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in the box. There are two extra verbs .

[

catch

come

fall

go

hand **3k

put

take J

0

I'

m not Loole.i.vwa forward to the end of the ho (idays .

1

Pat's been off school for two weeks. It's going to take

her ages

up

on what she's missed.

 

2

I'd like to off taking my driving test unt il later.

3

Connor spends so much time training for ka rate that he

 

has

behind with

his school work.

4

I've never in an assignment before the dead line .

5

S

arah was a g ift ed hockey p layer. She WP

on to

p

lay fo r the national team while she was at university .

B

WORD STORE 1B Col Iocations

4 Complete the words in the questions. The first letter of each word is given. Then read the text and answer the questions. Write A for Adam or P for Patrick.

0

Which brother has a la rge circt.e of friends?

D

1

Which

brother is a d

thinker?

2

Which brother pays a_

 

to science news?

 

D

3

Which brother

is e

to try new

experiences?

 

D

D

4

Which brother has a g

for sports?

5

Which brother is keen to s_

up knowledge?

D

6

Wh ich

brother

recent ly r

_

Cl

sporting goa l?

 

D

"Patric.I:: Wi\\i5, C.la&$ ll&, homewori:: assignment: 'Write about a member of 1our fami\'f to
"Patric.I:: Wi\\i5, C.la&$ ll&,
homewori:: assignment:
'Write about a member of
1our fami\'f to \llhom 1~
a.rt e.ither_v(I"'[_ dtfferent ~-r
ver1-simi1~.( -

Altl1ou9h ffi'j t'Nin br01her Mam and I \ooi:: alm<r.it the

same., Vie art- adua\\'f Vef'j diffortnt. He i\l ooc;ab\e. and \:nowf> l~& _ of_peop.!_e. wl1e.r&a~ I tend to l:eep m'j~elf!O~self. tie fs definitely _ i'ne spori'f one and 11e'& alw-a1~trjing oomeihing rn:.vi - last

weel:end it wa:. wa\:e.-boarding

_l, qn the q

ther

hand, tenq to _Mii;l: to wh~ I \::now, Vlhii;\1 in 1'Tl'I '3~

~ o~r arnaz.iog univer~. I \i\:e to follo'N i'ne. \a'test developf!!.tnts_

in f>\)aGe t'l-ploration and read the solar s1;,tem and be1ond.

and lt:am a~ mu~h as I can abo_ut

I am ha2pil'f. spend hours wonde.rin.s

_

~'nat rni9ht or mi9ht n.ot be 'out rl)_~e·.

Mam and l are· ver'i differr,nt lharactr,rs. but we do ~ti on we\\ ,

rm ver-r pro~ of m'I brome.r. 1hi& summer. after training hard

for Sil'> months, ht ( his first ha\f-maral\1on and ne. was,

Omp\eted

of lCUfse., the fu.fest teenager in 1he. race.

months, ht ( his first ha\f-maral\1on and ne. was, Omp\eted of lCUfse., the fu.fest teenager in

WORD STORE 1C

Synonyms - personality adjectives

5 Complete the pairs of synonyms. The first letter of each word is given.

0

sociable

3

logical

a

_

1

intelligent

b

4

interested

c

_

2

determ ined

s

5

ha rd-wo rki ng s

_

_

6 Which words from Exercise 5 describe these people?

0

Michelle lo ves meeting new peop le.

 

She's consta;itly making new friends.

She's consta;itly making new friends.

Amanda is focusing all her efforts on

becoming a doctor.

2

Joe re gularly asks the teacher for extra

 

homework.

3

My little sister constantly asks questions.

 

Her favourite word is 'why' .

4

Sim on organ ises hi s revision

by li stin g topics

and sub-topics.

5

Jenna has an unusually high IQ. She's the

 

cleverest person 1know.

WORD STORE 1 D

Extra synonyms - personality adjectives

7 Replace the underlined adjectives in the texts with synonyms from the box.

[

_dilise*

. J,2e.cs.istemt-

f1:1n lo"i~· . inquisit i ve ]

,.r.ati.GAGI-

sharpes'::

Bigg--est brains in Britain

Accordino- to chc TCSults of a 2014 uney. Cambridge

ni1 r ity·~ .Mamemari - degree · the tonghCST cour c ro gci

onto in the UK. Th Cbur e is exLremely challenging. so cbe

unjve.rsit) only accep[ the °brighresl I ndcrgraduate mu t be 1 wdious I with the workload 011 the course.

] was luclqr coongh rn have Lhe chance w i.ntcnicwthc head of

1

of applic.-ants.

s

~

C!

-p~t

in order to cope

heMa1hematicsdcpartment

We are looking for 2 areqa rious I Y,Oung people1o help run our English language
We are looking for 2 areqa rious
I
Y,Oung
people1o help run our English language lummer
school sacral programme. If you enjoy meeting
new people and are 3 cur1ous I abo ut
other nationalities. then contact us at
selbysssp@vmail.com.

ffiffil] 8 p.m. The Origins of Life

David Attenborough ' s latest

documentary seri es demonstrates

his 4 analytic I

tonight's episode, Attenborough discusses his early love of fossils and reveal s how 5 single·minded I he was In his search for them in the hills near his childhood home.

approach to natural history. In

rlSHOW WHAT YOU ' VE LEARNT I

=i

I 8

I

Choose the correct answer, A, B or C, to complete both sentences in each pair.

 

1

The on ly way to _ virus.

a co ld

is to be exposed to the cold

 
 

On Sundays. Channel 1 shows three episodes of

 

My

Way or the Highway so vi ewers can _up on wh at

 

they may have missed during the week.

 

A

get

B watch

C catch

 
 

2

Try not to fall_ with your homework or you' ll be in

 
 

t rouble at school.

 

When I play hide-and-seek with my little sister, she

 

always hides_ the sofa and I always pretend I don't

know where she is.

 

A

over

B behind

C down

 
 

3

If you dive too_ , the pressure of the water will make

 
 

your ears pop. My brother is not a_ thinker. He spends most of his

time watching rub b ish on television.

 

A far

B deep

C high

 
 

4

Whe r Holly's musdes ache

after t he gym , she_ in

 
 

the bath. I've neve r been the kind of

person who_ up

 

knowledge. I have a lot of trouble remembering facts

 

and figures.

A

soaks

B

keeps

C

li es

 

5

T he most important tool a c ef needs is a_ knif e.

 
 

I

told you

Kyle was

He got f.ull ma rks on the Maths

test again.

I

A

clever

B bright

C sharp

 

9

Choose the correct answer, A, B or. C.

 

1

Jennifer has a real_ for music. She plays the violin ,

 
 

the piano and the gu itar, all to a very high standard.

A

goal

B attention

C gift

 
 

2

You have to get a medical degree before you can _

 
 

specia lise in surgery.

 

A go on to B look forward to C, eager to

 
 

3

A ir traffic controll ers need to be _ in their approach to

 
 

their jobs. One mis.take could cost hundreds of lives.

A

analytic

8 curious

C stud io

us

 

4

Carl was

He asked five differen

girls to dance

 
 

before one of them fi'nally agreed.

 
 

I

 

A

gregarious

B

persistent

C inqu isitive

 
 

5

I'm looking for a _ ind of girl. 1want a g irlfriend who

 
 

knows how to have a good time.

 

A

rat ional

8 det ermined

©un -l oving

 
 

/10

I

a good time.   A rat ional 8 det ermined © u n - l o

[ Collocations • Word families

2

Read REMEMBER THIS. Complete the collocations with the words ir:i the box. There are two extra words.

with the words ir:i the box. There are two extra words. 1 Complete the collocations in

1 Complete the collocations in the extracts with the words in the box. Then listen and check.

accurate

asseciate

[ losing manages

€leaf - forget

recall

remembe r

have

vividly

J

Extract from Stvdents' Book recording G•OHH MP3•1 s l

1

My earliest memory? I have very 0 ~ memories from the Christmas before my third birthday. I a]so remember my third birthday party 1 · , and I remember other

events very clearly from when I was three years old. Some p~ople say I must have confused a memory with photos I've seen of tlie same events. But I've asked my mum about it and she agrees that my memories are 2

For some of th~m. there's no ph.b'tographic

anythirigthat Icould have used to 'create' the memories

in m¥ head, so I believe th e y're real.

2

Most people in my family 3 rubbish memories, b~tmy grandfather's amazing. He's not like other

old people who are 4 their confused - hl;!'s really switched on.[

i:vidence or

memory and get J He can e ven

--~

---

in detail events that happened fifty years ago and he'~seve_ntrseven. I'm sixte_en and I~n't 6 what I did yesterday! I wish Ihad his memory-it would help me a lot in my exams. I asked him how he to remember things so well, and he says its because he drinks green te-a ! I think it's becaus~ he reaqs a lot-and sta)'S active. He

walks every day - he''s much fitter than I am.

He walks every day - he''s much fitter than I am. IS The noun memory can
He walks every day - he''s much fitter than I am. IS The noun memory can

IS

The noun memory can be used to describe:

someone's ability to remember things, places, experiences, etc., e.g. I wish I had my grandfather's memory.

Wi?.ndy has a rubbish/poor/good/excellent memory.

something specific you remember from the past about a person, place or experienee, e .g. J have very clear memories from the Christmas before my third birthday. Leon has a distant memory of his grandfather, who died when he was very young.

of his grandfather, who died when he was very young. young J [ Memory (ability) •

young J

[

Memory (ability)

0 _ your memory - become unable to remember things that happened in the past

• have a 1

correct

jog

photogr_aphic

~

vague

memory - have the ability to remembe r

every ldetail of something you have seen

2

someone's memory - help someone to

remember something Memory (specific)

• a distant/3---= memory - a memory from a long

tim e ago

which is unclear

• a painful memory - an upsetting memory

• have no memory of something - not remember something

3 Complete the sentences with words and phrases from Exercise 2. Change the form if necessary. Sometimes more than one answer is possible.

0

1

2

3

4

Since his head inju ry, Ryan has ~ his memory. Sadly, he even forgets his own name.

It's probably a good thing that Fiona has memory of the accident.

Lena on ly has memories of her first day at school. She can't remember any deta ils.

Imag ine how useful it would be to have a memory. There would be no need for revi;;ion 6€fore exams.

It was such a memory that Lucy cou ldn't stop herself from crying when she thought about it.

0 STORE 1E Word families - verbs ending in -ise

4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in the box.

[

0

1

2

3

4

5

6:Fama familiarity memory J

person recognition vision

The BBC has announced it is planning to "-• a one of Roald Dahl's lesser-known children's bo0ks later this year.

I'm sorry but I'm not

my

In of all your hard work, we have decided to offer you -a pay rise .

Sit back, close your eyes and yourself in the

place where you are happiest and most relaxed.

I'd love to p lay chess but I've no idea how the game works. Could you me with the rules?

What was ·the

expedition to the Antarctic, Sir Richard?

~~

going to

answer any q uestions about

life. I'm here to ta lk about my new film.

most

expe rience from your

Collocations

texture {n) = the w ay a surface o r materi al f eels wh en

youtpuch it lumpy (adj}~ coverecl with or co nt aini ng sm all so li0 pieces, e,g . a lump y mattress trace (v) = cop y a dr.awing by p utting a very thi n p iece of paper 0 ve rit and th en d rawin g th e lihes you can se e through the paper

grief (n) =e xtreme sadn e5S caused b y th e d eath of

so meone you love

long (v) = want somethin g very mu ch, espe cially wh en it

seems unlikely t o happen

contradiction (n) = ~ d iffe ren ce b etw een two statem ents,

be liefs. o r ide as th at means t hey cannot bat h be tru e

-
-

D aniel Tam met is a lingu1s_ticand mathemattcal genius. He speaks elevenlangoages 1 performs complex mental arithmetic:

in seconds, and on 14 MaTch, 2004 publicly recited pi from memory to 22, 514 dedmal places. lt took him five hours ~nd

nine minutes. Howev~r, since childh0od, des_pite hi.s phenomenal mental abilities, Daniel has struggled to learn the

peFsonal skills that most of us take f~r granted: communication, empatlly and the ability to see tbebig picture.

Daniel's &kills and limitations'ilre ~he res.ultuf Asperger ',s syndrome, a form ofautism. He is a high-functi9ning

who possesses similar a~ilitiesto those of the chaia£ter played by Dustin Hoffman in the film Rain Man. }j_ Tm lucky,' he ~ays~

'bec;;iuse most otheJswho have.rare abilities are also seriously disabled.'

autistic savant

Life is ~asier for Daniel now th(!t he is in his thirties, but growing up with autism was tough for him and his family. As a baby, he usetl to cry constantly and only repetitive motion would stop him. ~ As a result, he never played with other children , or

indeed with toys. 'Numbers were my toys,' he

says.

\.

To him, numbers

ugly, and 333 as partic1,1larly attractive. 3 is green, 5 sounds Like a clap of thunder <md 37 is Lumpy. This cross-connectioh between unrelated senses is.known a-So synaesthesi(! and in Daniel's case it allows him tQ 'experience' numbers rather than . calculate them . As he explains , 'When I multiply numbers together, I seeJ:wo shapes. The image startsto change and evolve, arrd a third shape appears. That's the answer.' It was this uni(lue-abilitythat helped him to remember pi to so many decimal

pl~ces,back in 2004

have colours, sh.apes, textures and personlilities. He has describep

his visual image of :28~ as particularly

Jf_

'To me, Ttts asbeautiful'<lsthe Mona Lis.a,' he eJ<plains.

his autobiography Born on o Blue Day is more aware of t he many t!Jings
his autobiography Born on o Blue Day
is more aware of t he many t!Jings he
admits that most
of the time , he has to
cat died, he cried and
That in the contradi<::tion betwee f! ability and disability,

the first time.

Daniel has many gifts often associated with a1,1tism. He can rnpy a pi cture so accurately

that it could have been traced, and he planned withouttakin'g a sing-le note. Neverthe less, he

can't do. He knows, for instance , that tie is difficult to live with be ea use he cannot

understand what others are feeling. He

pretend to show emotions. 4 4- He reveals that when his

unders'tood grieffor

In 2.004, Dariiel met Kim Peek, the. savant on whom Rain Man was actually based. Unlii<e Daniel, Pe3k, who passed away in 2009, was unable to manage daily life indepehdently. 5 .J.r_ 'We swapped facts and figures like .others swap gossip;' says Tammet. With the help of his father, Peek t ravell.ed America .spreading the message that difference is nQt necessarilya negative thing.

Like Peek, Daniel is putting his gifts to good use. He gives regular lect ures , has written

three successful l:i?oks, and been th_e subject of numefous studies and d.ocumehtaries. Much of his work involves helping scientists understand how the brain works. 'I used to long to be Like other people,' he says . 'ButtheyteLL me that I have the same effoct on them

as Professor Stephen Hawking they see humanity.'

Read the article quickly and choose the best title for it.

 

1

The

re al Rain Man

D

2

The bigg,est slice ofpi

 

D

3

The ma·n with the amazing mind

D

2

Read the article again. Choose from the sentences (A-F) the one which fits each gap. There is one extra sentence.

A

Despite these limh:ations, he is slowly extending

 

hi

s emotional r-ange.

 

D

 

B

At schgol. he stwgg lt;! d to read ~Qdy

langua g~ or

 

make eye contact, findjng it im possible to interpret

 

how other people

were feel ing.

D

 

C

Born on a Blue Day was named ;;i ' Best Book for

 

Young Adu lts' in 20b8 by the American Library

Association.

 

D

 

D

Remar kably, t hough, he was ab le to ;ad two· pages of a book at once, one with each eye, an.d r.en:iember every single word.

D

E

There are on ly about fihy savants in the world

 

(al l men), but Tamme t is uniq ue in being able to de.s cribe hciw his mind works.

D

 

1

 

F

Tammet describ es seeing the number as

D

 

a

landscape th ro1Jgh which he tr.ave lled in his mind.

3 Read the text again. Are the statements true (T) or false (F)?

<><

1

The fi lm Rain Man is part ly based on Danie l's life 'story.

2

Unlike. other savant s, Da niel is able t o explain his remarkab !e abilities.

3

At school D an i el

fo~nd r ea_di ng , difficult.

4

Daniel claims he can see, hear and feel numbers.

5

Daniel

may not actual ly b e experiencing

the emotions he shows to other people.

6

Kim Pe ek and ,Dan iel Tammet wrote a successful book together.

7

Dan iel says that people sometimes confuse him

i.

D

with Professor Stephen Hawking. D

4

·,

Complete the collocations with the verbs in the box. There are two extra verbs. Then match the collocations with meanings a-f.

find

[ put

~

have

involve

read

see

take

make J

Lr

0 wk.t something for granted

1 something to good use

2 eye contact with someone

3 an effect on someone

4 someone's body lang uage

5 t he big picture ·

[f]

D

D

D

D

D

a influence someone to change t he ir ideas or behaviou r

b understan d

t he most important facts about a sit uation

rather than the details

look directly into someone's eyes

\:

d understand physic~il communication such <is gesture

e make the most of something or use it to your advant<ige

f to expect something to be

availab@ all the ti .me an d

fo rget t hat you are lucky to

have it

When learning a new collocation, remember that it may include words t hat have multip le meanings, e.g.

in the

refers not to a painting, drawing or photograph, but to

a situation . Check the col locat ion in .a d ict ionary if you

col location see the big picture, the word picture

are unsure which meaning is intended .

Complete the sentences with the collocations 'in Exercise 4. Change the form if necessary. U.se the information in brackets to help you where •it is

 

0

On this week's show: how to Y~d lQDi.<.Y P"rtll\.eY's boGt!zj_

 

li;i

(your pa rt ner 's)

 

-

1

El len was so embarrassed she couldn't even

 

the nurse.

 
 

2

Julia has

working as an interpreter in

 

the Europ~an Pa cl iamen t . (her bi l ingualism)

 

3

The

doctor's wa rn ing obvious ly

Kelly.

 

She has started going to t he gym a_gain.

 

4

Twenty-four hours

into

the power

cut, D<m1ien rea lised

 

just how m uch we

al l

. (elect ricity)

!i

5

The cha irman accused the union leader of focus ing ori

m inor d etai ls and fail ing to

WORD STORE 1F

Col locations

5 Complete the collocations in the sentences. Use the information in brackets to help you. The first letter of each word is given.

0

The Prim e Minister today anno un ced a radical Sl1alu · ull-

(reorganisation) of the cabinet.

 

1

It can be very difficult for aut ism sufferers to f (establis h) m eani ngful relationships with others . ·

_

2

Th ese reprod uctions of Goya's

later paintings are of

ah

(exce llent) standard .

 

3

Researchers ares

u

(planning) an

experiment to test th_e possible harmful effects of

 

e-cigarettes.

4

Daniel Tammet has an i

(natural) ability when it

comes to numbers and languages.

  e-cigarettes. 4 Daniel Tammet has an i (natural) ability when it comes to numbers and

13

SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW 1-------

1

Tick the correct sentence in each pair. Sometimes both sentences are correct.

 
 

1

a

I can't imagine

failing such an e9sy test.

D

D

 

b

I can't

imagine

to fail such al'l easy test.

 

2

a

The extension to the tram line allows me to travel all the way home without walking. D

 

b

The extension to the tram line allows me

 

travel all the way home without walking.

D

 

3

a

Many famil ies can't afford.sending their

children to private schools. D

 

b

Many fam ilies can't afford to send their

o

l

 
 

4

a

children to private schools.

Jay likes to ask his teachers d ifficult questions.

D

 
 

b

Jay

likes

asking his teachers difficu lt questi9ns.

D

 

5

a

My parents won't let me to miss schoo l unless

 

I'm really sick.

D

b

My parents won't let me miss school unless I'm rea lly sick.

D

2

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. So~etimes more t han one answer is possib le .

 

0

Most people start r.o te~ t le.~-1~ (leave) the club around 2 a.m.

at

 

1

The teacher told a joke which caused the whole class (faugh).

2

We've arranged

(meet) after school today to

 

talk about the end of term party.

 

3

We feel the sch9ol should do m,ore to encourage

 
 

students (recycle) their rubbish .

 

4

Please keep

(work) on Exercise 6. I' ll be

back in

 
 

a moment.

 

5

Ch loe! You spend too

much time

(talk). Please

 
 

be

quiet and focus on the less.on.

3

* Match th e sentences w ith the meanings.

 
 

1

a

I remembe r putting my wallet in my back pocket but now it's gone!

D

 

b

I remembered to zip my purse safe ly in my bag .

0

remember something, then do it

ii

remember _that yoJ.1 did something earlier

D

 
 

2

a

Iforgot to mention that I'm· vegetarian.

 

b

I'l l never forget meeting the Prime Minister.

D

1

forget that you need to do so.mething

 

ii

forget something that happened -earlier

 

3

a

Eva stopped to tie her

D

 

b

Please stop looking at your phone!

D

stop one thing in order to do something else

ii

no longer do something

 

4

a

For a better night's sleep, try drinking more water and less coffee throughout the day. D

 
 

b

We t ried to persuade our guests to stay longer.

D

make an effort to do something difficult

ii

do something as an experiment to see what happens

 

I

14

4 Complete the text with the wor;-Els in the box. Change the form of t hfi!-Yerbs if necessa~.

J

-

hear/Mum and Dad/ta lk

stop/thihk

""' · ' "· "

,c.

~ ;i •••

forg~t/do

[ rem e mbeT/fall

try/count

try/get

When I was little, I 0 r

as my head hit the pillow most nights . I recall the comfort of 1 cfo~nstairs and how the faint soufld of their voices used to sefld me to sleep almost

o - asleep as soon

immediate ly. These days I fine;:! it a I.at m o r_e clifficu lt. To
immediate ly. These days I fine;:! it a I.at m o r_e clifficu lt.
To my mind, there is nothing more frustrati n g than
lying
in bed 2
to sleep. Sometimes, I can't
3
about school and exams. I worry that I might
have
4 some homewo rk for o ne of my subjeds
or some other trivja lthing. I 5 sheep once, but
it didn't work. I ended up wo rrying about my Maths test
the
next day.
ISHOW WHAT YOU'VE LEARNTr--1
,,
5
Choose the correct options.
1
Brianne clearly remembe rs to meet I meeting her
boyfriend for the first time.
2
After th e recent thefts, we would like
to advise students
not to leave/ /eave va luab les in their lockers.
3
We were tired
and t hirsty, so we stopped
to have I
having a drink at the cafe.
4
I saw the boys br,eaking the window, then to run I
running away.
S
If your computer freezes, try to turn I turning it on and
off again and s.ee if that he lps.
6
Our teacher always makes us to switch I sw;tch ou r
phones off before the lesson.
/6

1 Match adjectives

thri lled

0

1

2

3

confused

determ ined

enthusiastic

1-6 w ith speakers a-g.

[ID

D

D

D

4

5

6

-

frustrated

relieved

terrified

D

D

D

a

b

c

d

I will finish this book tonight even if I have to stay up all night.

Spain is such a wonderfu l place aild the p_eople are so friendly. You'll have a fantastic holiday.

Did she say turn left, then take the first right or take the

first right, then turn left?

Thank goodness we made it through the traffic.

I thought we were going to miss the start of the p lay.

e

f

Aargh! There's a huge spider. Kil l it, please!

Every time I try to download the update, it gets to

ninety percent, then says there is an error. It's driving me crazy!

~IA watch! Oh Dad, it's exactly the one I wanted. Thank

'

you! It's the best gift ever.

2 Complete th e sentences wit h t he adjectives in Exercise 1 .

0

Only the br ightest and most ~tttr111.1.w finish the course with an '/\ grade.

students will

because he is trying very hard but doesn't seem to be making any progress.

 

2

We are absolutely

you

could make it for the

party, Helen . It's so wonderful to see you.

 

3

I

was so

when the doctor to ld me it was

nothing

se rious.

4

Connor acts like a tough guy, but he's secretly ofthunder storms.

 

5

Kelly was very about that new burger place. She to ld us all it was the best burger she'd ever had.

6

I

think

you must have gbt

. The party is next

Frid ay, not this Friday .

3 Mat ch the sente nce halve s.

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

It's obvious

It seems

It appears as

Based

It's not

[ill

a on his appearance, I'd say he's fit and healthy.

D

b easy to say exactly why he's upset.

D

c just started at a new schoo l, or moved into a new class.

D

d though the little boy is very excited about somethihg.

D

e to be autumn, judging by the colour of the leaves.

She might have o ::,i!f to be sure whether they are related, but they look similar.

It's hard

from her uniform that she's in

D

g

the mil itary.

4 Read the text and choose t he correct options.

Both photos show people lea rning some kind of

sk ill. In the first photo, l can see a martial arts class of

some sort. I can't really 1 sure I tell whether it's karate

or judo pr some other combat sport, bl.It judging

2 by I on her black be lt, the worn an on the lett is an

expert. 3 Personally I Clearly, she's the instructor

the three people watching her are·students. The

and

4 chances-/ chance are t h ey are

fairly new stu dents as

they aren't wearing suits or belts.

In the .secmid photo, a group of older people are

learning a practical skill

it

5 shows I looks as though

they're doing a painting class beca use each of them has _a drawing in front of them and t hey'.re all

holding colouring pencils. They're 6 surely I definitely concentrati11g hard on what they're doing. Perhap'S

they 7 should I

of their work.

might be pr:eparing for an exhibition

I of their work. might be pr:eparing for an exhibition 5 Co m p lete t

5 Co m p lete t he

word s i n t he answe r s. The f irst l ett e r of

ea ch word is g ive n. T hen match t he answers w it h t he

q uest i ons below.

Persol'\f.1Ll(1, I t

, they should be able to inspire less

sporty students to get involved.

t

I f

it is im portant to make

PE lessons fun , and not too competitive .

2

3

4

a

b

c

d

T

b_

_

h

, although I'd like to keep fitter,

I

don 't have time. Wal kin g

to schoo l is the only exercise

I

get.

Combat sports and motor sports, I suppose.

I m

know the risks, then its up to them if they want

_ campaigns to ban things like boxing or motorcycle racing are a bad idea.

Definitely 'doing'. I love sport and I i to keep

swimming and playin g football until l'rn old and grey.

A , I also enjoy watching sport, but if I hcid to

choose, 'then 'doing'.

to put themselves in danger. T

o

though, if the people involved

w_

I

t

I

Wnich sports·do you think are the most dangerous and why?

D

Is regu lar exercise important to you? Why/ Why hot?

D

In your opinion , what cha·racteristics should good PE teachers have?

D

Given the choice, do you prefer doing sport, watching sport or no sport at all?

D

15

A report

2

In which parts of the report'doe~ the writer do these things?

1 Complete the report with the headings in the box . There are two extra headings.

l

Barb ecu e

Charity fundraising

J

ConC~':JsJon Events

lr;tros:Juctio n

F'a inti ng worksh op

Refres hments

The purpose of this repor t is to inform Year 10 students of the activities
The purpose of this repor t is to inform Year 10
students of the activities whi ch are being planned
for the autumn bazaar.

It was decided that all the food and dr inks will be provided by students. Mr Jones suggested that we each bring one dish or bottle. A list of what is needed will be posted on the school website.

Local firefighters will be giving a talk and organising a fint-aia train ing seminar. The
Local firefighters will be giving a talk and
organising a fint-aia
train ing seminar. The school

orthestra will be performing and it is- hoped that well- known local singer Merilyn will be at the bazaar to sign autographs.

singer Merilyn will be at the bazaar to sign autographs. Each year group will have its

Each year group will have its own table, where pup.ils con se ll craft items , second-hand books, games, etc. in o rde r to ra ise money for a cha ri ty of their choice. It would ben~fit t he organisers if you could inform them of what you plan to sell.

A lot of points were discussed, although t here are still a number of decisions
A lot of points were discussed, although t here are
still a number of decisions to be made. If you have
any further idea s_ to suggest , please come to our
next meeting.

16

1

list a number of activities

2

summari se her fi n d i ngs

3

as

k st udents to co ntact the orga ni sers

4

explai n the reason fo r her report

5

rep ort a s~ggestion

3

Find phrases in the report that have similar meanings to these phrases.

1 we hope that

 

2 we talked about many th ings

3 I' m w riti ng because I want

 

4 you could help us if

 

5 we h a":en't. decided about everythi ng yet

4

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

1

You are advised

(wear) sun

 

cream and a hat on the d ay, as the weat her w ill be hot.

 

2

It

was decided

(invite) the

 

m

ayor to officia lly o pen tbe bazaar.

 

3

We recommend that all

second-hand it ems (be) in good condition and not

 

broken or d irty.

 

4

He su g

ge sted _

(have) athl et i cs

 

events· su ch as run ning races.

 

5

He suggests t hat we

(give) all

 

the money rai se-cl to the local an imal w elfare group.

 

6

W

e

int e nd

(an nounce) fu rther

 

events in due course.

5

Are the statements true mor false (F)?

1

A report should have an interesting t it le

 

which attracts t he reader's attention.

D

2

I should d ivide my report into sections.

D

3

A semi-formal sty le of w riting is most su itable

for a report.

D

4

In a rep ort, t he writer

is expected to

make suggestions.

D

5

You should never use

th e Passive

in a report.

D

6

A report must always includ e an int rod uct ion and a conclusion.

D

SHOW WHAT YOU'VE LEARNT i--I----,

6 You are a member of a sports club which is organising

a summer sports day. You recen t ly

discuss the arrangements and you have been asked to

write a

~ outevents, organising t he sports day and how other members can contribute.

had a meeting to

repo rt . You r report shou ld include information

Wri t e your repo rt in 140-190 wo rds.

information Wri t e your repo rt in 140-190 wo rds. ~ HOW THAT YOU'VE CHECKED

~ HOW THAT YOU'VE CHECKED 1--l------.

In

my report :

• I have organised my writing clearly, dividing it into different sections with clear headings.

D

 

• I have included an intr-oduction, several main sections and a conclusion with suggestions or

' 0

 

' recommendations.

.

• l have explained why I am writing in the introduction.

0

 

• I have given facti'.ia Jstatements usir:ig simple active

D

· and passive verb forms.

 

• .I have indueed _a summarising ser:itence in the final section.

D

 

• I have used a semi-formal style, without contractions or abbrevi.ations.

D

 

• I have checked my spelling and punctuation.

D

• I have

written 140-190 words.

 

D

my handwriting is neat enough for someone else to read.

D

 

,

is neat enough for someone else to read. D   , 1 Comp lete t he

1

Comp lete t he se ntences with t he phrases in t he box.

·

 

Use -ing forms.

.

always/c9mplain bark be tired of/diet ] keep/practise not answer the phone .

[

stop/watch waste time/worry

1

I find it.hard to spend time with Connor because he ---------about his personal problems.

2

is only going to make things worse. You have to talk to each other at some point!

3

until you get it ri_ght, Ruth!

 

Oth e rwise you'll never be ready to play in the concert.

 

4

Wayne has

 

the news on 1V

 

because he finds it all so depressing.

 

5

My dad burgers and chips!

 

, so we're going for

6

Damien's dog hours - it's driving me crazy!

for hours and

7

Don't can't change.

 

about things you

2

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the

verbs in the box . There are two extra verbs.

 

be

eat

hand

1-eafA

look J

 

[

put

take

terrify

wash

0

Lionel's been Lt~r-vwl'l.l'I Enalish with an online tutor.

 

.

 

1

Not where you are going can lead to accidents.

2

Dieticians advise you to avoid anything bigger than your fist.

3

I don't understand what is so difficult about

4

your assignment in on time. cheeky to your teacher will probably get you in trouble.

5

Hamilton's new book is a collection of seven ghost stories.

6

The most successful students are the ones who are good at notes during lectures.

3

Complete the sentences with it or there.

0 !fs no good shouting and getting angry, Jeari. That's not going to help. 's no point taking the driving test again until you've learned how to reverse park.

2 's no good criticising this work. let's start all over again, shall we?

3 's no way I'll be finishing work today, I'm afraid.

4 Is

5 's not worth going shopping now because all the

any point in paying so much for a T-shirt?

shops close in fifteen minutes.

6 Was

yesterday that you started fe eling ill?

17

1

For questions or D) best fits

1-8 , read the text below and decide wh ich answ er (A , B, C each gap. There is an example at the beg i nn ing.

(A , B, C each gap. There is an example at the beg i nn ing.
 

Getting ideas

 

Is it sometimes really d ifficult to 0 ~ idea s for school projects? Most of us

know the problem.

to be easy when we were younger - we had

great imaginations and loads of creativity. But it gets harder and harder. So,

you're sitting ·at hom e trying to think of some i nteresting th in gs to put in an

essay or a story. Or maybe you're 2

with a problem and the answer just

isn't coming to you. You're 3

and your mind is empty. So what do you

do? You 4

trying, of course! The problem is that this may be the wrong

approach entirely.

 

Experts say that.one of the best things to do is to stop 5

about the

prob lem complete ly. Change the space you're in. Move into a different room

or g o outside. Another answer is to 6

worrying about it for a while. Go

for a walk or take a shower and think about something completely different.

Ideas or the answer to your probl e m will pop into your head 7

magic!

It's also important to keep your mind sharp and train it to be

regularly 8 _

_

_

lots of different thi ngs, the mental exercise

creative! If you can help when

you ·really ne ed to get those id eas quickly.

 

0

A

make

C come

D learn

1

A would

 

S will

C used

D was

2

A coping

B struggling

C tackling

D

attacking

3

A frustrated

B diligent

C confused

D persistent

4

A B

urge

ke ep

C

force

D intend

5

A B to think

think

C to thinking

D thinking

6

set off

A ~ hand in

C catch up

D put off

7

A as-

 

B same

C

like

D over

8

A

remind

B search

C

familiarise

D memorise

( TIPS:

B search C familiarise D memorise ( TIPS: J l Question 1: You need a word

J

l

Question 1: You need a word to exp-ress past h-abitthat is followed by to. ~ Question 4~Only one o_fthese verbs can be followed by a verb ending in -ing.

.Question 6: Which of these phras_al verbs means 'stop for a while'?
.Question 6: Which of these phras_al verbs means 'stop for a while'?

18

2 For questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the li nes to form a word t hat fits in t he gap in the same li ne. The re is an example at the beginning.

Stand up, sit down!

Doctors advise pe ople to stand up and walk around for at least

twenty minutes a day.

However, many adults are 0 1.tll\.waLLiM:I to

change their routines, even though it is common 1

that sitting down al l day is bad for the ir

several p rimary schools have started to make moving around

a 2

children have to be super 3 but they want them to stand up and move at every opportunity. The children have to

stand up to answer a question or when a 4 comes

health. For this reason,

for their students. They are not saying that all the

at certain

points during songs and have 5

walk the furthest during the course of the school day. A 6

into the classroom . They stand up and sit down

to see who can

_

WILLING

KNOW

PRIOR

SPORT

VISIT

COMPETE

REPRESENT

from one of the schools says that the children are adopting these new habits 7 . He adds that increased activity like this

ENTHUSIASTIC

is

also leading to better concentration and more highly 8

MOTIVATE

students. Sounds like an excellent idea for all of us!

students. Sounds like an excellent idea for all of us! TIPS: Question 1: What is the
students. Sounds like an excellent idea for all of us! TIPS: Question 1: What is the
TIPS: Question 1: What is the noun form of th is verb? Quest ion 5:
TIPS:
Question 1: What is the noun form of th is verb?
Quest ion
5:
After changing t his verb int o a noun, do you
need s ingular or plural?
Ouestio~ 7 : The word given 1s a n adject i ve. How can you change it to fit the sentence?
need s ingular or plural? Ouestio~ 7 : The word given 1s a n adject i

19

©© =I understand and can help a friend.

© = I understand and can do it by myself.

® =

I understand some, but have some questions.

@@ = I do not understand.

 

©©

©

®

®® INeed help?

   

I

cari talk abou t educati on and different kinds

       

Students' Book pages 12-13 Word Store page 3 Workbook pages 8--9

1.1

Vocabulary

o

f

stu

d

ents.

1.2

Grammar

I can talk about present and past habits.

       

Students' Book page 14 Workbook page 10

1. 3

Listen ing

I can understand the main points in short monologues.

       

Stu den ts ' Boo k p age 15 Workbook page 11

1.4

Readirig

I can understand the structure .of a text.

       

Students' Book pages 16-17 Workbook pages 12-13

i.5

Grammar

I can use a wide ran·ge of verb patterns.

       

Students' Book page 18 Workbook pa·ge 14

1.6

Speaking

I can speculate about photos anq answer a related question.

       

Students ' Book page 19 Workbook page 15

1. 7

Writing

I can write a report that summarises information .

       

Students' Book pages 20-21 Workbook pages 1-6-17

2 What can you remember from this unit?

.

.

New words I learned

(the words you most want-to r·emember from th is un it )

Expressions and phrases I liked

(any expressions or phrases yo u th ink sound nice, useful orfunnY)

English I heard or read outside class

(e :g . from websrtes, books, aaverts , films,

mu.!;ic)

I

-

-

.

,

-

-

1 Complete the words in the sentences. The first letter of each word is given.

He's such a g r-~ ,ci pe rson. I'm s ure he ' l l get on with everybody rea lly we ll and make lo ads of new friends .

2 My dad wants me to study law but I wis h to~

2

l( e -

"3

my own career as an actor and go

If Joshua doesn' t c 8

too t i r ed to do wel l i n the exam he 's got tomo rro~. d '

to a theatre sc ho ol J

c., BQ-f;p on h is sleep, he wi ll be

T he s chool you're look ing for is eas ily r ee&g!ir<:.a because it's painted brig t yellow .with red flow e rs .

4

Joan is a rea l deep t o l:m su~ her b iogs are full of interesting observations abtufieOf:>IF.'/-

~I- , 5 -----.I

5

2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in capitals.

1 We decided to give our teacher a/2

cc>esf',$

(

with her name and photo printed on it. PERS'ON-

'

2 What's

your m ost 1t1C!fltfJJV~~fiuri ng your pri mary

school days? MEMORY

3 I have nev er met a moreS 1 /ur//'2l/J(_~ngman than Mat , who spends a lot o! ti1Z,, i n tne library. STUDY

4

5

5 Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first, using the word in capitals. Do not change the word in ~apitals.

1

Rob

had

an a nnoying habit of speaking Span ish during

his Eng lish classes. ALWAYS Rob Span ish during his Engl ish

classes.

 

2

'Don't forget to set a date for the charity concert,' Carl said to me. REMINDED

Carl

for

the charity concert.

3

Does it really make sense to start learning four foreign

languages at the same time? POINT Is learning fou r foreign languages at

the same time?

 

4

Many people expected free education because there was never any talk about school fees. GRANTED

Many peop le used to

 

because t here

was never any ta lk about school fees.

5

After not seeing Tim for a few years. we finally heard

each other's news. CAUGHT After not seeing Tim for a few years, we finally news.

/5

People with a strong Vi 5~ 1 . · , r exce llent at drawing and interpre ing p1 ur s. I N

, r exce llent at drawing and interpre ing p1 ur s. I N Before you

Before you start teaching here, you should t-(c~ yourself with the national curriculum. FA ILIAR

Complete the text with one word in each gap.

/5

Is creativity important?l

3 Choose the correct options.

1

2

3

4

S

Whenever Helen is bored, sh~ 'd draw flowers Instead of asking for a change of topic.

He never pays attention in class - h~

would always play with his

phone !

Before a new teacher was employed, we didn't used I &Vo have regu la r a rt classes .

He was asking ~ isteacher for more homework when he was preparing for a test.

When I was in pr i mary school, we would ~ ive so close to school that I could hear the school bell.

1

/5

4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in brackets. Add any necessary words.

1

I think Alex (spend/much money/buy) sweets in the school shop.

2

The presentation has to be ready tomorrow, so let's get started. I (not fancy/stay up).

3

The instructor

(urge/we/pay) more

attention to his demonstration.

 

4

Will you ever (remember/bring) your

assignments on time?

5

Last week I

(hear/he/talk) about

his

desire to become a doctor one day.

/5

Teachers and p.sychologists agree that most kids have an incredible 1 G {-ff for knowledge and if encouraged approprfately, they are willing to learn to be creative and curious. They also point out that teachers in secondary schools in parttcular should promote creativi!X_ and 2 pupils carry out more experiments, investigate problems and come up with solutions. lt~s 3 VJ. ()-j= good just learning facts if a student doesn't have the ability to use that knowledge creatively. In some countries creativity _

--

4 actually taught as a subject because it helps students to be better equipped when they

s on to further studies or work. It also

I makes people look for alternative solutions and answers to particular problems.

/5

J TotaJ /30
J TotaJ
/30