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n La cumprturi vei ntlni mai multe situaii legate de cumprat i vndut -n contextul cumprrii de alimente, lurii mesei la un restaurant,

nchirierii unei locuine sau probrii unor haine ntr-un magazin. nvai cteva schimburi simple de cuvinte n englez i cum s facei fa unor situaii mai complicate, cum ar fi o reclamaie sau schimbarea unor produse.
n cteva locuri vei gsi unele diferene ntre engleza britanic (UK) i engleza american (US). n acest curs sunt evideniate cele mai frecvente, dar nu uitai c limba se schimb permanent! Principalul este s ncercai s evitai confuziile. Nu uitai s folosii Word Bank sau un dicionar bun pentru cuvintele n privina crora nu suntei siguri.

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Shopping

Stage3 Shopping
LESSON 1 LESSON 2 LESSON 3 LESSON 4 How much are
[Ct cost?]

Weights and measures


[Msuri i greuti]

Let's have a takeaway!


[Comenzi prin telefon]

Convenience shopping
[Magazine generale]

BREAKTHROUGH 5 Eating out


[S mncm n ora]

LESSON 5
[Cumprturi online]

Buying online Renting a room Hiring a car Placing an order Seaside Mystery: Part 5 Check your progress How do you like to shop? Hotel information

LESSON 6 LESSON 7 LESSON 8 LESSON 9 LESSON 10 LESSON 11 LESSON 12

[nchirierea unei camere] [nchirierea unei maini] [Cum cerei ceva la magazin] [Suspans pe malul mrii: Partea 5] [Verificai-v progresele] [Cum preferai s facei cumprturi?] [Informaii despre hoteluri]

BREAKTHROUGH 6 At the hotel


[La hotel]

LESSON 13 LESSON 14 LESSON 16 LESSON 17 LESSON 18 LESSON 19 LESSON 20

Checking in Making a complaint 15 Checking out At the shopping centre Exchanging goods Sending things by post Seaside Mystery : Part 6 Check your progress

[nregistrarea la hotel] [naintarea unei reclamaii] LESSON [Plecarea de la hotel] [La centrul comercial] [Schimbarea unui produs] [Expedierea prin pot] [Suspans pe malul mrii: Partea 6] [Verificai-v progresele]

Shopping
Stage 3
How much are they?
I De unde cumprai fructe? Putei cumpra i flori din acelai loc? Gsii corespondentul cuvintelor n imagini. A: 40 pence 12.55 How much a kilo some s that change please aii four help Verificai n Word Bank ce nseamn cuvintele pe care nu le tii. 2 Ascultai conversaia i completai-o cu cuvinte i expresii din caset. A: Can I ..!>'... you? B: Yes,................How much are the apples? They're2.10a kilo, madam. Two kilos, please. Anything else? What about the grapes?..................are they? The black ones are 2.25 a kilo and the white are 1.75. Very sweet, they are. From South Africa. Yes...................of black grapes then, and..................large oranges. Right you are. The large oranges are..................each. s that OK? Fine, thanks. Now I just want..................flowers. Roses, I think. Yes, a bunch of roses, please. A: The red or the yellow? B: Oh, red, please. They're lovely. A: Right, twelve beautiful, red roses for the lady at4.50...................everything? B: Yes, that's...................thanks. A; That's.................., madam. Twenty pounds, thanks and 7.45.................. B: Thanks. A: Have a nice day! English in 20 minutes a day

Do you know?
Rspundei la urmtoarele ntrebri. Mai ascultai o dat nregistrarea dac dorii. How much are the apples? 1 Theyare.............................. How much are the grapes? n America produsele se vnd n ,,,,, , ... pounds(lb) (1 kg = 2,21b). u F s 2 The black grapes are...............andthewhite n Anglia multe magazine vnd grapes are................ produsele n pounds, dei prin lege ii iu * J ..L i trebuie s afieze si preul per kilogram m What do the large oranges cost? .. , " (kilos). 3 The large oranges cost..............................each. Florile se vnd uneori n buchete de What do the roses cost? '2 fire- Acestea se numesc dozen 4 The roses..............................for twelve. Exist dou tipuri principale de ntrebri: la care se ateapt rspunsuri cu yes/no. Can 1 help you? care solicit mai multe informaii (numite uneori ntrebri wh-). How much are the apples? See Grammar Bank

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Gsii alte exemple cu aceste dou tipuri de ntrebri n conversaie. Ce fel de ntrebri sunt acestea {yes/no sau wh-)? Bifai (/) n coloana corespunztoare.

1 Where can I buy some fruit? 2 How much is that? 3 Do you want anything else? 4 What flowers have you got? 5 Are the grapes from South Africa? 6 Can you help me, please? yes/no wh-

20minutes+
Completai propoziiile cu cuvntul interogativ potrivit. Folosii fiecare cuvnt o singur dat. Adugai dou ntrebri noi. 1 ..................much are the roses? Where What 2 ..................timeisit? When Why 3 ..................do you live? 4 ..................is that man over there? 5 ..................are you crying?

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Shopping
Weights and measures
I Privii pozele i gsii propoziia corespunztoare fiecreia.

1 I take size five shoes. 2 l'mverytall. 3 I weigh two hundred pounds. 4 l'm quite short and I only weigh 57 kilos. 5 l'm five foot ten and a size ten. 2 Privii tabelul i cutai n Word Bank ce nseamn cuvintele pe care nu le tii. Size Height Weight 1 size 7 (shoes) size 10 (dress) small medium large 5 feet 10 inches 1.5 metres tall short 150 pounds 75 kilos heavy light

3 Punei rspunsurile 1-12 sub ntrebarea adecvat. What size are you? How tall are you? What do you weigh? I l'm about sixty-seven kilos. 7 2 l'm six foot two. 8 3 1 take a size twelve dress. 9 4 1 weigh one hundred and forty pounds. 10 5 1 take size seven shoes. 11 6 l'm not very tall. 12

l'm a medium. I weigh a hundred and ten pounds. l'm one point seven metres. l'm very heavy. l'm quite short. l'm a large. English in 20 minutes a day 99

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Scriei msurile de mai jos folosind cifre i abrevieri: five feet ten inches twoand a half pounds. fifty-nine kilos six feet three inches eleven point two metres fifty-five kilometres

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Do you knovv; Msurile i greutile sunt abreviate de obicei dup cum urmeaz: pounds = lb kilograms (kilos) = kg inches = in feet = ft metres = m kilometres = km 5 Gsii n coloana din dreapta rspunsul corect la ntrebrile din stnga. a) A twelve, I think. b) No, I'm a large. c) Size seven shoes. d) No, I'm quite tall. ...............e) I'm six foot four. f) Sixty kilos. 1 How tall are you?..................... 2 What do you weigh? 3 What size are you? 4 What size shoes do you take? 5 Are you short? 6 Are you a medium?

Do you know?
n Anglia se mai folosete nc o veche msur pentru greutate: 1 stone = 14 pounds He weighs sixteen stone ten. = El cntrete 16 stone i 10 pound (234 lb). Cuvntul stone este de obicei la singular. --------_-----------------^------------------^ /

20minutes+
Rspundei la urmtoarele ntrebri: What size are you? I am.......................................... How tall are you? I am.......................................... What do you weigh? I weigh...................................... What size shoes do you take? Itake......................................... English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Stage 3
Let's have a takeaway!
Unde mncai dac nu avei mult timp? Putei comanda la telefon mncare? Verificai urmtoarele cuvinte n Word Bank. customer order deliver menu takeaway 2 Ascultai dou persoane comandnd meniuri la telefon.

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1 The customer wants the food delivered. 2 The customer lives in the High Street. 3 The customer lives at number 56 Orchard Avenue. 4 The customer orders by number. 5 The customer's order takes twentyfive minutes. 6 The restaurant does not say how much the food costs. 7 The food costs 17 altogether. 8 The customer's order takes fifteen minutes. 9 The customer asks for a large pizza. 10 The customer asks for rice and noodles. English in 20 minutes a day 101 / /

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Folosim verbul auxiliar do pentru a face ntrebri cu verbele obinuite. Do you have our menu? Do they like the restaurant? Gsii exemple de ntrebri cu verbul auxiliar. nregistrrii pentru aceast lecie. Verbul devine does cu (ie, she sau it. Does she want a pizza? n transcrierea See Grammar Bank Completai urmtoarele ntrebri folosind do sau does. 1 .. P???.. he like to have a takeaway at the weekend? 2 ............they like Chinese food? 3 ............she want to order a thin and crusty pizza? 4 ............you know the restaurant in the High Street? 5 ............he want to go out tonight? 6 ............we all agree on the order?

Do you know?
Cele mai populare mncruri din Anglia nu sunt cele englezeti, lat cinci feluri favorite: chicken tika maala (Indian) sweet and sour pork (Chinese) pizza (Italian) doner kebab (Turkish) chilii con carne (Mexican)

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20 minutes+
Gsii n coloana din dreapta continuarea propoziiilor 1-7. a) our delivery service? b) Pizza-to-go? ......................c) order a pizza. d) including delivery. e) black bean sauce. f) our menu? g) do you think? 1 I want to........... 2 Do you have 3 Do you want 4 How long 5 Hello, is that 6 The price is 17.50, 7 So, it's chicken with 102 English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Convenience shopping
I n Romnia exist magazine generale non-stop? Iat cuvintele englezeti pentru lucrurile pe care le putei cumpra ntr-un astfel de magazin. Le putei verifica n Word Bank. toothpaste sweets newspapers bread crisps magazines soft drinks cigarettes milk sandwiches f\ 2 Citii i ascultai aceste dialoguri scurte i fii ateni la expresiile n cursive. Fiecare dintre acestea i spune clientului unde se afl produsul.

Do you know?
Convenience stores sau mini-mar-kets sunt deschise 7 zile pe sptmn, pn la 24 de ore pe zi. Putei cumpra tot felul de lucruri, de la past de dini la reviste i alimente. Tn Anglia unele magazine generale vnd alcool, dar putei cumpra vin sau alte buturi alcoolice de la offlicence.
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Have you got any bread? or Do you nave any bread?

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I haven't got any milk. See Grammar Bank

4 Gsii exemple cu any n dialogurile de la exerciiul 2. 5 Completai urmtoarele propoziii folosind any i verbul din paranteze. 1 .. fWe.. HPu ..yz.. .OM... jobs for me? (have got) 2 There....................................tomatoes left. (not be) 3 ....................................flowers? (have got) 4 Those students....................................English. (can not speak) 5 They....................................money. (not have) 6 ....................................sweets? (have got) -t V

20minutes+
Gsii n coloana din dreapta rspunsurile la ntrebrile din stnga. 1 Do you have any crisps?.......................... 2 Have you got any milk left? 3 Where are the sandwiches? 4 Where can I buy toothpaste? 5 Could I have a packet of cigarettes, please?
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a) Over there, on the bottom shelf. b) Yes, sir. Here you are. c) No, we haven't. -d) l'm sorry. We haven't got any crisps. e) In the chemist shop, over the road.

Stage 3

Breakthrough 5
Where do you like to eat out?
I Privii restaurantele (1-4) i gsii pentru fiecare felul de mncare (a-d) corespunztor.

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Eating out
3 nvai aceste expresii i punei-le n ordinea corect. Would you like to ordcr dessert? Enjoy your meal. Here's the menu. Would you like some-thing to drink? Would you like to order now, sir? Could I have the bill, please? I* 11 have the soup and then the beef. Have you got a table for two, please? 4 Cte cuvinte de pe acesta pagin cunoatei? Ce feluri de mncare din meniu de la The Wtndsor vedei?

Do you know?
Service charge: se adaug la nota de plat de la restaurant, nlocuind de obicei tradiionalul tip, adic suma dat chelnerului pentru serviciu. Biil(UK) Check(US) waiter bottle napkin salt pepper oii vinegar saucer cutlery 106 English in 20 minutes a day

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73, George Street,The Rocks, Sydney Tel: 02/9253 0622 Average price: $55 Occasions: romantic dinners, parties Speciality: Fish and seafood My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at this beautiful restaurant. The waiters were excellent and the food delicious. If you like fish, try it as soon as poss'ible - but don't expect great wine.
James Borr, Sydney

l What a disappointmentIThis is the most money IVe ever spent in a restaurant but my food was cold and my friend was given the wrong order: He asked for a seafood salad and was given fish pie!
Kelly Green, Manley

3 l spent an evening with friends at The Captain's Table and had a good evening. The service was slow but my fish was very good - fresh and beautifully cooked. I liked the friendly staff and the barman made some wonderful cocktails. Sure, l'll go again. Mark Harper, visitor from USA >.'
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20mlnutes+
Completai spaiile cu cuvinte din aceast lecie. 1 The.............................is making our cocktails. 2 The..............................is bringing the menu. 3 Could 1 have some mineral.......................please? 4 The....................atthis restaurant makes wonderful fish dishes. 5 'What would you like for.........................., madam?' Td like chocolate mousse please.'
English in 20 minutes a day

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Buying online
1 Facei cumprturi online (prin Internet)? Citii afirmaiile despre cumprturi online. Bifai (/) dac suntei sau nu de acord cu ele. agree I like shopping from my own home. It is a quick way to shop. I can take lots of time to decide what I want. I think it is a boring way to shop. I don't understand how to do it. 2 Urmtoarele instruciuni v arat cum s comandai online. Citii-le i cutai n Word Bank cuvintele pe care nu le tii. 1 To access our website, type Maineproducts.co.uk in the address bar and click the go button. The home page screen then appears.

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2 On the home page click the product search button on the left hand side. This takes you to the online catalogue. Mine Products Limited Quality Furniture >re locatt ":i-s^si:o;;.. ^fibout ^M 3 Choose from the Iist and click the category you want to look at e.g. Sitting Room. Floors Garden "^ Jj KJcher j|itting_Room" 4 Choose the product you want. Insert the reference number and the quantity. Click the button Add to shopping Basket.

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5 Check the details and click the purchase button. Purchase Reference number | 5894 Quantity |~] jAdd to shopping basket 1 Lamp 5894 12.50 6 If this is your first visit, fiii in the form. Name Address Telephone number [ 7 Select a method of payment. Then click the submit button. IV/541 Choose payment method U English in 20 minutes a day 109

3 Ce se ntmpl cnd dai click pe unul din butoanele de mai jos? Gsii pentru fiecare rspunsul adecvat. a) This lists the products you buy. b) It means you are ready to pay. c) This takes you to the home page. d) lt takes you to the oniine catalogue. r's 4 Alegei dintre cuvintele de mai jos pentru a completa urmtoarele propoziii. button home page click visit access insert 1 You can..................our website by typing Maineproducts.co.uk in the address bar. 2 s this your first..................to our website? 3 To find out about the company go to the................... 4 When you want to buy something..................the button 'Add to shoppingbasket'. 5 ..................the reference number and the quantity. 6 The product search..................is on the left hand side of the home page.

20minutes+
Punei propoziiile n ordinea corect ca s putei face cumprturi oniine. Folosii exerciiul 2 pentru a v verifica rspunsurile. Type Maineproducts.co.uk in the address bar. i 1 Click the button 'Add to shopping baskef. 2 This takes you to the oniine catalogue. 3 Click the Go button. 4 Click the category you want to look at. 5 The home page screen then appears. 6 Click the purchase button. 7 Insert the reference number and quantity. 8 Click the product search button. 9 Select a method of payment. 10 Then click the submit button.

English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Stage 3
Renting a room
I Avei o locuin nchiriat? Tn Romnia e ceva obinuit s nchiriezi o camer? Do you know? n Anglia studenii i persoanele necstorite de obicei nchiriaz o camer ntr-o cas mai mare. Proprietarul se numete landlord (brbat) sau landlady (femeie). Cel care nchiriaz camera este un lodger. O camer care este i dormitor i camer de zi se numete bed-sit. Un flat (UK) sau apartment (US) este compus din dormitor, camer de zi, baie i buctrie. 5^ 2 Ascultai discuia dintre doi studeni care caut o camer de nchiriat. Bifai (/) ce crede fiecare student despre camer. Unele preri sunt mprtite de amndoi, altele de nici unul. Ascultai din nou i verificai-v rspunsurile. . Alex Matteo Neither student I He thinks the room has a lovely view. 2 He likes the sound of trains. 3 He thinks the room is noisy. 4 He thinks the room is too small. 5 He thinks the bathroom is a bit dirty. 6 He thinks there are too many lodgers. 7 He thinks the kitchen is very small. 8 He doesn't like the landlord. 9 He thinks they are too busy to cook. 10 He thinks he can't afford the deposit. English in 20 minutes a day 111 /

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Cnd la finalul unei afirmaii este adugat o ntrebare disjunctiv (nu-i aa?), ea devine ntrebare. ntrebrile disjunctive se folosesc cnd v ateptai la un rspuns afirmativ. Dac verbul din propoziie este to be, folosii forma be + pronume personal. Cu alte verbe, folosii forma do + pronume personal. Afirmaia e urmat de o disjunctiv negativ. U's noisy in fiere, isn't it? We have money (or the deposit, dorit we? Negaia e urmat de o disjunctiv afirmativ. II isn't noisy in here, is it? We dorit have money for the deposit, do we?

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JC. 3 Completai aceste ntrebri adugnd ntrebarea disjunctiv adecvat. 1 lt's very hot in here.......,.Sn.!t...i!t.......?
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2 You don't like my girlfriend.................. 3 They are coming for dinner,................. 4 We aren't out tonight.........................? 5 Louise rents a flat.........................? 6 My friends aren't going.........................? 4 Completai aceste propoziii cu cuvinte din caset. 3sit Iandlady bed-sit lodger rent 1 I have a.....................in a house in the centre of town. 2 1 can't buy a house so I.....................an apartment. 3 You must give the landlord a.....................before you rent the room. 4 My.....................owns the house where I live. 5 She says I am a very good......................

20minutes+
Completai propoziiile gsind continuarea adecvat. 1 She likes her bed-sit,..................... a) isn't it? 2 They aren't home, b) isn't he? 3 You drive a car, !....................c) doesn't she? 4 lt's raining, d) are they? 5 They don't speak Chinese, e) don't you? 6 He is from lapan, f) do they?
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Shopping
Stage
3

Hiring a car
1 Cum nchiriai o main n Romnia? Unde i fac publicitate companiile care nchiriaz maini? Trebuie s avei o vrst minim pentru a nchiria o main? 2 Privii aceste anunuri pentru nchirieri de autoturisme i furgonete. Citii propoziiile 1-8 i gsii anunul corespunztor fiecreia. Unele propoziii se refer la mai multe anunuri. ^

DIREa CAR HIRE


Great cars, Low rates, Large range of cars and vans Low rates for weekends and holidays

Telephone: 02339 8889456

Tom/n Limousines
Luxury chauffeur-driven cars, including stretch-limos, available. For: Theatres, parties, airports, race meetings etc Food and drink available on request

Tel: 022346 7772398


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CITY CARS
You hire a iot more than a car. Book online at www.citycars.co.uk Free pick-up from your home or office &

SUMMER YAIIEY TRAVEl


AIRPORT SPECIALISTS air-conditioned cars and vans polie, friendly 24 hour service Tel: Ol 2 78 400984

CLASSIC CARS
Beautiful classic cars available for business and social occasions. Cars have TV, video and music Find us at www.classiccars.com 1 You can hire a car on the internet with this company.......... 2 This company can take you to the airport............. 3 This company picks you up from your home or office.......... 4 You can have a meal in their cars! ............ 5 You can hire a car from this company 24 hours a day.......... 6 The cars from this company are cheaper to hire at weekends. 7 This company has special cars for special days............. 8 This company has cars and vans available............. English in 20 minutes a day 113

Do you know.' Yellow Pages este o carte de telefon n care gsii produse i servicii utile, cum ar fi nchirierea unei maini. n Anglia trebuie s avei driving licence de cel puin doi ani pentru a nchiria o main.

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hire: plat pentru a folosi ceva un timp scurt: hire a car hire a suit (for a weddinq) hire a room (for a concert) rent: plat pentru a folosi ceva .un timp mai ndelungat: rent a TV rent a flat rent a house rrue False Don't know

20 minutes+
Completai propoziiile cu hire sau rent. 1 I am going to...............a television this year. 2 It costs 150 to...............a room for a day. 3 We are going to...............a house in London in the summer. 4 She wants to...............a car to go to Scotland. 5 The landlord says we can...............the flat from next week. 6 They want to...............suits for the wedding. English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Stage 3
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Placing an order

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7^, I Ascultai nregistrarea i gsii magazinul din poz corespunztor fiecrei conversaii. Conversation 1 Conversation 2 Conversation 3 Conversation 4 @/h 2 Ascultai din nou i stabilii ce cere fiecare vorbitor i cui i cere. * Alegei dintre cuvintele de mai jos. book vegetables daughter supermarket wife shop flowers tennis rackets What are they ordering? Who are they ordering for? Speaker 1 ............................................. Speaker2 Speaker3 Speaker 4 ......... ......... ........................... ......................... Speaker 2 Speaker 3 Speaker 4 ............................................. ............................................. .............................................

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Grammar:
---------iw much I How many How much/How many sunt folosite pentru a ntreba despre cantitatea a ceva sau despre numrul de lucruri. How much e urmat ntotdeauna de un substantiv defectiv de plural n context, cum ar fi money, time, water. How
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How many e urmat de un substantiv la plural, cum ar fi roses, oranges, languages.


How many languages do you speak?

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3 Completai propoziiile cu much sau many. 1 How.....rXV?^......apples are there in the refrigerator? 2 How..................time do you have? 3 How..................days is it before we go on holiday? 4 How..................money have you got in the bank? 5 How..................rooms do you need? 6 How..................books do you have? 4 Citii propoziiile cu voce tare i stabilii unde sunt vocalele reduse. Ascultai nregistrarea i verificai-v rspunsurile. 1 How much are those flowers? 2 Does he eat meat? . . , .. . , , In conversaie vocalele din unele cuvinte sunt reduse la un 3 I want a new pair of shoes. sunet redat Tn transcriere fonetic prin simbolul s". 4 He can drive a car now ^0M' muc^ are thtyft devine How much hi tfiey? _ ,, ,,..,..Ascultai'l din nou pe vorbitorul 3 i ntre timp citii ce spune. 5 Hurry up! It s time to go. 'Excuse me but l'm looking for this book. 1 don't think you've 6 Were you in school today? got jt. ifs about a family who are living in Spain and I want my wife t0 r ead 7 Whafs the matter with you? * Nowuwhat's uthe name of the author? Sorry, can't u remember tnat, eitner. Pernaps you con order it tor me? 8 I was ill last week.

20 minutes+
Ascultai-i din nou pe vorbitori i bifai (/) dac propoziiile urmtoare sunt adevrate sau false ori nu tii. SpeakerI 1 He wants to order twenty tennis rackets. 2 He doesn't check if they have his address. Speaker 2 3 He hasn't got many vegetables left. 4 The delivery takes three days. Speaker 3 5 He wants to buy the book for his daughter. 6 He knows the name of the author. Speaker 4 7 The flowers are for a wedding. 8 She likes the pink roses because they smell nice.

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Shopping
Stage:
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Seaside Mystery: Part 5


The stary so far. Yoshiko is upset. She has a letter from Mrs King. In it, Mrs King asks her to find a new family to live with. Also, someone has taken some of Yoshiko's money. Yoshiko meets Peter in the park. Carlos phones them to say he is at the train station. Mrs King is there with a man and the man is shouting at her. Peter and Yoshiko meet Carlos at the station. Mrs King tells them her son Harry is in trouble and he needs a Iot of money. Someone wants to kill him. I Rspundei la urmtoarele ntrebri despre povestire. 1 What does the letter say? 2 What other thing is making Yoshiko upset? 3 Where does Yoshiko meet Peter? 4 Where is Carlos? 'O 5 What does Mrs King's son need? 2 Ascultai partea a cincea a povestirii i rspundei la ntrebri. 1 Who are Peter and Carlos following? 2 Where do they go? 3 What does the man get into? 4 What does the man give to the sales assistant? 5 What is in the bag? 6 Who phones Yoshiko? 7 Why do Peter and Carlos go to Yoshiko's place? 8 Who wants to go to the police? English in 20 minutes a day 117

3 Ascultai din nou i stabilii cine rostete aceste propoziii. 1 The only other people who are running are you and me. 2 Excuse me, do you know that man? 3 We think it's a gun. 4 But they don't want to hurt Mrs King or Yoshiko. 5 I don't feel safe. 6 I can't find her anywhere. 7 You are dever, Peter. 8 Come into the kitchen. Ai auzit propoziiile din povestire. He can see us. Can you see him? Unele pronume au o form diferit cnd nu sunt subiectul propoziiei. I he sfie we they eter Carlos Yoshi


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4 Completai propoziiile cu pronumele corect pentru numele din paranteze. 1 Peter and Carlos follow...........................into the shopping centre. (Harry King) 2 Yoshiko is worried because she can't find............................. (Mrs King) 3 Pick.....................up, Peter. What's inside? (the bag) 4 Could you put them in the bag for.... ?Thanks. (I) 5 Yoshiko is pleased to see............................. (Carlos and Peter) 5 Folosii cuvintele i expresiile din caset pentru a completa urmtoarele propoziii. hurt lift ground floor bag safe It happens in danger customer 1 I'm tired. Let's take the..................to the next floor. 2 The shop assistant is talking to the................... 3 Please could you put the fruit in a..................for me? 4 He..................his leg when he fell downstairs. 5 Don't worry. You're..................now. 6 People often leave their things on trains. ........................all thetime.

7 I think she is..................because the man has a gun. 8 Let's take the lift to the.........................
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Stage 3
Lesson 10
Aceast lecie v d prilejul s exersai ce ai nvat pn acum. Verificai-v rspunsurile i vedei ce progrese ai fcut. Scriei-v punctajul n chenare.

Functions
I Gsii corespondentul aciunilor din stnga ntre afirmaiile din partea dreapt.
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asking how much something costs saying how much someone weighs saying what size something is saying how tall someone is ordering a meal over the phone asking someone if they have something buying things on the internet deciding to rent a room

9 hiring a car

10 ordering flowers
a) Have you got any bread?

b) You are one metre thirty-five. c) Could I see your driving licence? d) Click the search button. e) Do you think the kitchen is a bit small? f) A dozen red roses, please. g) I think it's a large. h) One deep pan pizza, please. i) How much are the apples? j) I'm about seventy kilos.
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Shopping
How do you like to shop?
I V place s facei cumprturi? Cum preferai s le facei? Iat cteva modaliti de a v plti cumprturile^ Pe care Ie folosii?

Do you know?
Privii imaginile i stabilii ce tip de cumprturi prezint. Alegei expresia corect din caseta de mai jos i scriei-o sub fiecare imagine. Dac pltii cu credit crd, mprumutai banii de Ia banca emitent a crdului. Dac pltii cu debit crd, suma este debitat imediat din contul dvs. bancar. Crdurile de credit i de debit sunt numite familiar plastic ca n Let's pay with plastic. in a shopping centre at a market stall on the phone online in the supermarket j, 3 Ascultai cele patru conversaii i stabilii unde are loc fiecare. Completai cu litera corect din lista de mai jos. a) at home b) in an electrical goods shop c) travel agent's d) at a market stall Conversation 1 Conversation 2 Conversation 3 Conversation 4 English in 20 minutes a day 121

, 4 Ascultai din nou i stabilii ce face fiecare vorbitor Scriei litera corect a-d n caset. Speaker 1 Speaker 2 Speaker3 |_| Speaker 4 a) renting a TV ide b) buying some fruit d) ordering furniture

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Citii atent textul de mai jos, cutnd n Word Bank cuvintele importante pe care nu le tii. Unde putei gsi un astfel de text? CUSTOMER INFORMATION
Visit our website on: www.scotsdales.co.uk Telephone order line: 0870 850 1155 8 AM T0 11PM - SEVEN DAYS A WEEK Facsimile order line: 0870 850 1122 To enquire about an order, please use our customer enquiry line: 0870 850 1210 9 AM TO 5:30PM Monday to Friday (This line is very busy on Monday mornings.) B11 2QT

To order by post
Complete the customer order form in BLOCK CAPITALS and send it with a crossed cheque for the full amount to: Scotsdales Ltd 1 Barry Street Birmingham

To order by phone
Caii 0870 850 1155, giving the reference number next to your address on the form. You can pay by credit or debit crd. Please have your details ready.

Note: Heavy or very large items (e.g. furniture) have an extra delivery charge of 14.85 per delivery. Thank

you for your order!

Citii propoziiile I-8 i bifai (/) dac sunt adevrate sau false ori nu reiese din text. 1 The customer enquiry line is not open on Monday mornings. 2 If you order by phone you need a reference number. 3 The phone lines are open 24 hours a day. 4 You can also order items online. 5 It costs an extra 15.95 to deliver some items. 6 All items will be delivered within 14 days. 7 If you order by phone you need a debit or credit crd. 8 There is an additional charge for delivering furniture. True False Doesn't say Ora 122 English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Stage 3
Hotel information
1 La ce fel de hotel v-ar plcea s stai dac ai fi a) n vacan sau b) n cltorie de afaceri? 2 Citii textele 1-4 i gsii poza corespunztoare fiecruia. Cutai n Word Bank cuvintele pe care nu le tii. Ascultai dou persoane dnd detalii despre hotelurile lor. 1 Yes, there is a golf course and we also have a heated swimming pool and sauna. Would you like to make a reservation? 2 We have three swimming pools and our own private beach. Your room is on the fourth floor with a sea view. | 3 We are a family hotel on the edge of town, very close to the mountains. 4 We have three rooms for rent. You can park your car in front of the house. The room rate is 38 euros a night for bed and breakfast. bed and breakfast: multe hoteluri i pensiuni din Anglia ofer o camer pentru o noapte i micul dejun dimineaa. full Englteh: mic dejun tradiional englezesc format din ou, bacon, crnciori, roii prjite, pine prjit i

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Gsii cuvintele 1-5 corespunztoare propoziiilor din dreapta. room rate single room sea view en suite reservation You can see the sea from this room. This room has its own bathroom. This guarantees you the room. This is how much the room costs. This room has a single bed.

Gsii n coloana din dreapta rspunsul corespunztor propoziiilor din stnga. Do you have any rooms with a sea view? l'd like to book a room for Saturday night. How long would you like to stay? What kind of room would you like? What is the room rate?

Grammar:
a) Of course. Would you like a single or a double room? b) For three nights. c) A single, please. d) Doublesare$120andsingles$85. e) Yes, all our rooms do. Putei folosi would like pentru o solicitare politicoas. Would you like a single or a double room? l'd like to go now.

20 minutes+
Completai propoziiile folosind cuvintele din caset. would you like l'd like wouldn't like would like 1 .............................. to go swimming? 2 ..............................a cup of coffee. 3 They..............................to come on holiday with us. 4 He..............................that. He hates flying. 5 She..............................to talk to you. 6..............................to stay for three nights? 124 English in 20 minutes a day

Stage 3

Breakthrough 6
Which hotel?
I Privii cele trei hoteluri. Pe care credei c l-ar alege persoanele din imaginile 1-3? 2 Ai avut dreptate? Citii scrisorile de mulumiri ale i stabilii care hotel este descris. 3 oaspeilor adresate celor trei hoteluri Best W.^, a,le We are wming +o ^ whei+ a wonderful holiday u had a+ yoor hotel. The ^a vie* from oor bafcony wa grea-f, and the children really bved -the pool. We par-ricularly enjoyed -the. fac+ we were. so near -the beach. tind regards, "The. OaLley -Family I am writinn i- fraendly
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3 Cte cuvinte de pe aceast pagin cunoatei deja? Bifai (/) lucrurile de mai jos care de obicei se gsesc numai ntr-o camer de hotel. swimming pool bed mini-bar curtains air conditioning telephone safety notice mirror laundry bag
TV room service menu

lamp tea tray 4 Completai spaiile cu cuvinte de pe aceast pagin 1 Can you show me how to turn down the air ........ 2 How do I get to the ........................pool? 3 Excuse me, there are no clean ........................in the bathroom 4 How do I open the mini-........................? 5 Can you send a ........................ to take my bag to reception please? 6 What number do I caii for room ........................? bath shower mini-bar -tap (UK) ""%."':! faucet (US) O camer dubl poate avea un pat dublu sau dou twin beds. O baie alturat dormitorului se numete en suite, (expresie franuzeasc). dressing picture twin bed armchair carpet table mirror breakfast tray 1 curtains (UK)126 English in 20 minutes a day

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English in 20 minutes a day

5 Un oaspete se nregistreaz la hotel. Gsii rspunsurile corecte ale recepionerei la ntrebrile lui. Guest 1 Have you got a single room for two nights, please? 2 Is breakfast included in the price? 3 Do you need to see my passport? 4 Could I have a wake-up caii in the morning, please? 5 Will it be possible to get something to eat later tonight? 6 Could you order me a taxi to the town centre?

Receptionist a) Certainly. At what time? b) Yes, sir. We have a room with a balcony on the second floor. c) No problem. Do you want it immediately? d) No, sir. The menu and price list is in your room. e) No, just fiii in the guest registration form, please. f) We have 24-hour room service, so that will be no problem.
Name J. Bundesen Room No. 211 Date 15 June Item No. Laundry wash Pressing Dry clean Standard Express only (24 hours) (6 hours) shirt 2.50 3 sweater 1 trousers suit

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6 Citii nota de plat de la curtorie primit de Mr Bundesen i rspundei la ntrebrile de mai jos. 1 Mr Bundesen wants three........................ washed. 2 He only wants his........................ pressed. 3 It costs........................ to dry clean his suit. 4 He also wants two pairs of........................ washed and two items of......................... 5 He wants the........................ service for one sweater. 6 His laundry bill comes to.........................

20 minutes+
Completai propoziiile cu cuvinte din aceast lecie. Apoi stabilii cine Ie rostete. Punei (I) pentru un client i (2) pentru un lucrtor de la hotel. 1 The......................is making up your room now, sir. 2 Please leave your room......................at reception when you go out. j 3 Canlhavea wake-up......................at 7.30, please? 4 Breakfast is served in the......................room between seven and ten every morning. 5 Come out onto the......................, darling, and look at the view. lsn't it wonderful?
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Shopping
Checking in
I Ce spunei cnd v nregistrai la un hotel? Ce fel de informaii despre dumneavoastr vi se cer la hotel? J, 2 Francois se nregistreaz la un hotel. Ascultai i citii conversaia i completai formularul lui de nregistrare la hotel.

Grand Tlaza J{otel


EDINBURGH
Family name:. First names: Title: Home address: Home phone number:. Car registration number:.

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Nationality (Only for non-EU citizens) Next destination:

RECEPTIONIST: Good evening, sir. Can I help you? FRANCOIS: Yes, I have a reservation for tonight. RECEPTIONIST: Could I have your name, please? FRANCOIS: Francois Menton. RECEPTIONIST; Is that M-E-N-T-O-N? FRANCOIS: Yes, that's right. RECEPTIONIST Ah yes, Mr Francois Menton? From Canada? FRANCOIS: Yes, I arrived this aFternoon. RECEPTIONIST: Welcome to Edinburgh! You're here just for the one night, I see. FRANCOIS: Yes, I'm going to visit my daughter in Aberdeen tomorrow. She's at the university there. RECEPTIONIST: Aberdeen? That's a fine place, but not as grand as Edinburgh! Could 1 just take your details for the guest registration form? Can I have your address in Canada? FRANCOIS: It's 1677 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, T3L 1A5. RECEPTIONIST And your telephone number? FRANCOIS: That's 866-833-9876. RECEPTIONIST SO you're Canadian. May I see your passport? FRANCOIS: Here's my passport. RECEPTIONIST: Thank you. And do you have a car with you? FRANCOIS: NO, I don't. RECEPTIONIST: Thank you. That's all we need. Here's your room key. You're in room 304, on the third floor. Enjoy your stay!
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3 Citii din nou conversaia i rspundei la urmtoarele ntrebri: 1 How long is Francois staying for? 2 When did he arrive? 3 Why is he going to Aberdeen? 4 What does the receptionist ask to see? 5 Does Francois have a car? 6 What floor is his room on?

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WORP POWER Scriei N/A cnd nu avei ce completa ntr-o rubric dintr-un formular. Numeralele ordinale sunt folosite pentru a arta locul a ceva ntr-o niruire. Your room is on ihefourth floor. 4 Scriei numeralele ordinale alturi de urmtoarele cuvinte:

1 two..................... 2 four..................... 3 five.....................

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4 seven ......................... 5 nine........................... 6 ten ...........................

20minutes+
Completai dialogul i apoi comparai-l cu nregistrarea. RECEPTIONIST: Good evening. (1)...........................? GUEST: My name's Caria Perrera. I (2)........................forthree nights. RECEPTIONIST: Miss Perrera? Yes, you are in (3)...........................405. On the (4)...........................floor. GUEST Thank you. Do you need my passport? RECEPTIONIST: No, that's not necessary. If you could just fiii in the guest (5)...........................form . GUEST: Yes, of course. RECEPTIONIST: Thank you, Miss Perrera. Here's your (6)............................ I hope you (7)........................... ! 130 English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Making a complaint
1 Ce experiene neplcute ai avut stnd la un hotel? Vi se pare greu s facei o reclamaie? 2 Citii aceste reclamaii privind o camer de hotel i gsii ilustraia corespunztoare fiecreia. Cutai n Word Bank cuvintele pe care nu le tii. 1 The air conditioning is too noisy. 5 The bed is not made. 2 The bath is dirty. 6 The bedside light is broken. 3 There is no water in the mini-bar. 7 There are no towels. 4 The telephone won't work. 8 The water is cold. Ascultai cteva persoane fcnd reclamaii i gsii rspunsul corespunztor fiecreia. A Room 489? I'll send someone to fix it right away. B Sorry about that. Someone will bring some immediately. C Oh dear. I'll check that for you. What number do you want to phone? D I'm very sorry. We don't usually make up the rooms until after breakfast. E Yes, sir. You will need a special key from reception. There is a small charge for that. Speaker 1...... Speaker4...... Speaker2...... Speaker 5...... Speaker3 ...... Acum ascultai dialogurile complete i verificai-v rspunsurile. English in 20 minutes a day 131

4 Completai reclamaia cu cuvinte din lista de mai jos.

dirty not made cold noisy towels out of order broken This is a terrible hotel. There are no (1)...............in the bathroom and the shower is very (2)...............and the water is (3)...............I want to caii my office but I think the phone is (4)................The bedside light is (5)...............and my bed is (6)..................yet. I also think this room is too near the road. It's so (7)...............in here! I want to know what you are goine to do about it? UK: US: ba * tub: cada bedside llght nigktstand \amp-. veioz reception front deek: recepie Por^r Ml captam-, valet

20minutes+
Hotelurile mari de obicei le dau oaspeilor un formular de completat cu opiniile lor. Completai-I pe cel de mai jos cu cteva reclamaii proprii.

Grand "Tiaza Jhfotel


EDINBURGH Name Room Number: We would be grateful for your comments about our hotel. 1 Is this your first visit to the Grand Piaza Hotel? Yes Q No Q 2 How did you like your room? Excellent Good Q Fair Poor 3 Which of the following services did you use? Mini-bar Room service Restaurant Q Coffee shop Laundry 4 Additional comments about your stay at the Edinburgh Grand Piaza Hotel. 132 English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Checking out
| V verificai ntotdeauna atent facturile? Citii factura drei Perrera i verificai totalul. Este corect?

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2 Ascultai-o pe Miss Perrera vorbind despre factura ei. Care sunt cele trei lucruri despre care spune c nu sunt n regul? Ce-i cere recepionerului s fac? llish in 20 minutes a day 133

H^ 3 Ascultai din nou i bifai (/) dac credei c aceste afirmaii sunt adevrate sau false. True False 1 She is being charged the single room rate. 2 She only made one internaional phone caii. 3 She says she did not have anything from the mini-bar. 4 She wants to speak to the hotel manager. 5 She wants a taxi to the airport. 6 She wants someone to collect her bags from her room. 7 She says it is one of the best hotels. 8 She says she is coming back next year.

Gramma
Linking words
Cuvintele de legtur precum because, altfiough i or sunt folosite pentru a lega dou pri ale propoziiei. Is it a single or a double room?
See Grammar Bank

4 Citii transcrierea nregistrrii pentru aceast lecie. Gsii exemple pentru cuvintele de legtur menionate mai sus. Ce alte dou cuvinte de legtur ai gsit?

20minutes+
Alegei cuvntul de legtur corect pentru a completa urmtoarele propoziii. although because or 1 The room rate is $45 fora single.....................$65 fora double. 2 We like the room.....................it looks on to a noisy street. 3 She needs a taxi to the airport.....................the hotel bus is full. 4.....................it's very expensive, she likes the hotel very much. 5 I want a room with a shower.....................a bath. 6 1 want to check out now.....................I leave very early in the moming.
English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
At the shopping centre
1 Privii acest plan al unui centru comercial. Ce putei cumpra n magazinele din Westerfield Shopping Centre? 2 Gsii magazinul din centrul comercial unde putei cumpra fiecare din obiectele din dreapta. Unele se gsesc n mai multe magazine.

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Jewellery and Accessories 110 Carter's Fine Jewellery D 114 The Perfume Warehouse 106 Sunglasses Unlimited D Restaurants 104ThePizza Place D 115 Jane's Coffee Shop Supermarkets and Department Stores 109 Robinson's Department Store D 113 Freshco Supermarket Services 105 Deluxe Dry Cleaning 116 International Travel Shop

3 Ascultai dialogurile lui Brigitte n cteva magazine din centru. Unde se afl? Bifai csuele pe msur ce ascultai.
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Grammar
Classifying adjectives Unele adjective, precum standard, regular, express sunt adjective de clasificare". Ele nu au forme de comparativ sau superlativ. Ele descriu categoria de lucruri creia i aparine substantivul. Would you like the standard service or the express service? regular coftee: de obicei o ceac de mrime medie standard service: serviciu n timp normai " express service: serviciu ultrarapid 4 Completai propoziiile cu un adjectiv de clasificare din lista de mai jos. rs foreign regular extreme double free express 1 Could 1 have a.....................coffee with milk, please? 2 Do you speak any.....................languages? I can speak Russian. 3 He wants to do some.....................sports like hang-gliding when he's in Australia. 4 The standard service takes two days but we do an.....................service which only takes four hours. 5 Have you got a.....................room with a shower for Friday night? 6 There are two.....................bottles of water in the mini-bar.

20minutes+
Ascultai din nou conversaiile i stabilii ce face Brigitte n fiecare dintre magazine. 1 Sheis........................................................ 2Sheis........................................................ 3 Sheis........................................................ 4 She is........................................................ 5 She is........................................................ looking for biscuits having getting buying looking something to eat and drink a suit cleaned a sweater for the menswear department

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Shopping
Stage
Exchanging goods
I Privii fotografiile. Ce credei c se ntmpl? Ascultai i citii conversaia. Cutai n Word Bank cuvintele pe care nu le tii. SALES ASSISTANT: Do you need any help? CUSTOMER: Yes, actually. I bought these jeans last week and they're too small. SALES ASSISTANT: Oh, that's a pity. Do you want to exchange them or do you want a refund? CUSTOMER: SALES ASSISTANT CUSTOMER: SALES ASSISTANT: CUSTOMER: (5 minutes later) SALES ASSISTANT: CUSTOMER: SALES ASSISTANT: Have you got a size twelve? I think so. Let me see. Yes. Here we are. Would you like to try them on? Yes, please. The changing rooms are over there. Thank you. How are the jeans? Fine. They fit really well. Good. Yes, they look very nice on you. So that's just a straight exchange then. Have you got the receipt? CUSTOMER: Here it is. SALES ASSISTANT: Thank you. Now let me put them in a bag for you. CUSTOMER: Thanks. Ascultai din nou conversaia i subliniai cuvintele legate ntre ele pe care le auzii.

How to say it
Cnd vorbim, legm cuvintele ntre ele. Cnd la sfritul unui cuvnt este o consoan iar urmtorul cuvnt ncepe cu o vocal, legm consoana de vocal. Do you medjxny fielp? Yes, actually. English in 20 minutes a day 137

4 Rspundei la urmtoarele ntrebri despre conversaia din magazin. 1 Why has the customer brought back the jeans? 2 What does the sales assistant suggest? 3 What does the customer want to do? 4 What size does the customer ask for? 5 Why is the customer happy with the new jeans? 6 What does the sales assistant need before she can exchange the jeans?

Grammar:
Putei spune c ceva este insuficient sau n exces folosind too. These jeans are too small for me.
See Grammar Bank

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Gsii n coloana din dreapta continuarea propoziiilor din stnga. Myfeethurt Are you I didn't want the roses He likes the room There are She said the sea was but he thinks the house is too noisy. too cold for going swimming. too many people on the train. because my shoes are too small. as they were too expensive. too young to hire a car? receipt refund jeans

20 minutes+
Alegei dintre cuvintele de mai jos pentru a completa urmtoarele propoziii. fit exchange 1 Can I..................the red sweater for the blue one? 2 The shop will..................your money if it doesn't fit. 3 You need to give them the..................if you want to take it back. 4 These..................are too big for me. 5 Do you think they..................me?
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Shopping
Sending things by post
1 Cnd trimitei un colet ntr-o alt ar, ce facei? 2 Ascultai nregistrarea i completai declaraia vamal. Cutai n Word Bank cuvintele pe care nu le tii. 3 Completai propoziiile folosind cuvinte din caset.

Customs Declaration
Date: Ietter parcei gift contents customs declaration 1 You need to fiii in a.............................if you want to send it to another country. 2 I want to buy a.....................to say thank you to the staff. 3 There's a large.....................for you in reception. This package contains (please tick) Business papersQ GiftO OthenD Please describe contents in detail: Value: Total weight of package: 4 Does he write her a.....................every day? 5 The customs declaration asks you what the.....................of the package are. WOT^& POWER '"land mail: scrisori si colete trimise Inar overseas mail: scrisori si colete trimise n alt ar airmail: expedieri par avion surface mail: expedieri pe uscat sau pe mare English in 20 minutes a day 139

4 Folosii informaiile din fotografie i din Word Power ..,-pentru a completa urmtoarele propoziii. 1 How much is it to send this.........................letter to Canada? 2 Enjoy your trip to London, and send us a ........................of Trafalgar Square! 3 Can I have ten first class and twenty '/^^ second class..................please? 4 This..................is too heavy to send airmail. * t l'd like to send it...................mail, please. How long will it take? 5 .....................mail in this country takes one or two days.................mail takes longer of course.

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How to say it
Unele cuvinte se termin cu o consoan mut. Multe din aceste cuvinte se termin n r, w i y, de exemplu: letter, how, my. Cnd aceste cuvinte sunt urmate de un cuvnt care ncepe cu o vocal, consoana se pronun. This letter is for my ciunt. , 5 Ascultai i repetai urmtoarele propoziii. Subliniai consoanele mute urmate de vocale. 1 Hello, )ane. How are you? 2 Mr Dowling is my uncie. 3 He's taking his sweater off because it is hot. 4 Why is the key in the door? 5 Why are you crying? 6 We know it's a long way to go.

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Ascultai din nou conversaia. Ascultai urmtoarele instruciuni i punei-le n ordinea n care le auzii. stick the stamps on the parcei I say what's in the parcei fiii in this customs declaration put 35 in there tick the box next to gift leave it with me 140 English in 20 minutes a day

Shopping
Stage 3
Seaside Mystery: Part 6
The story so far. Carlos and Peter follow a man to the shopping centre. They think he is Mrs King's son. At the shopping centre they see the man giving a bag to a shop assistant. They think there is a gun inside the bag but there isn't; just a newspaper and a bottle of mineral water. They return to Mrs King's house. Yoshiko is upset because she can't find Mrs King anywhere. I Rspundei la urmtoarele ntrebri despre povestire. 1 Where do Carlos and Peter eo? 2 Who do they think they are following? 3 What does the man give to the shop assistant? 4 What is inside the bag? * 2 Ascultai partea a asea a povestirii i punei aceste imagini din prile a cincea i a asea n ordinea corect.
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3 Stabilii care text se potrivete fiecrei imagini. Picture A............ Picture D............ Picture B............ Picture E............ Picture C............ 1 'He's giving her something in a bag!' 2 'Do you take sugar, Carlos?' 3 'Isn't that Yoshiko? Where's she going?' 4 'I need help. Can you come? Can you bring some money?' 5 'A lot of people leave bags in here when they're shopping.'

Multi-word verbs
Unele verbe se formeaz prin adugarea altui cuvnt. Iat cteva exemple din Prile 5 i 6 din Seaside Mystery.
He's getting into the lift. He'll get out at the irst floor. Please go away. Let's talk about it. Could I speak Io Mrs King?

4 Ascultai din nou prima parte a nregistrrii i completai cu cuvntul adecvat verbele din aceste propoziii. 1 Iwanttogo............the police. 2 What can you say............them? 3 Maybe Mrs King is looking............her son. 4 We know............the gun. 5 Completai fiecare propoziie cu una din expresiile din caset. speaks to go back come in get out pick up 1 Let's.....................atthe third floor. 2 I want to.....................a book at the bookshop. 3 She.....................her mother on the phone every day. 4 Let's.....................totheflat. 5 Please......................Would you like some coffee? v>\

Aceast lecie v d prilejul s exersai ce ai nvat pn acum. Verificai-v rspunsurile i vedei ce progrese ai fcut. Scriei-v punctajul n chenare.

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| Gsii corespondentul aciunilor din stnga ntre propoziiile din partea dreapt. 1 ordering from a catalogue a) There are seats on trie 8.15 from Manchester. 2 buying fruit b) Do you have a double room for Saturday night? 3 booking a hotel room c) It's too small. Do you have a bigger one? 4 exchanging a sweater d) There are no towels in the bathroom. 5 sending a parcei e) Would you close the window, please? 6 making a polie request f) One cheese and pineapple pizza. Do you deliver? 7 making a complaint g) Do you have a driving licence? 8 booking a flight h) A single is 30 a night. 9 ordering a takeaway meal i) Yes, then fiii in the customs declaration. 10 hiring a car j) It's the desk on page 23. The code is 456DR. 11 ordering flowers k) Two oranges and a kilo of apples, please. 12 finding out the price of a room 1) A dozen roses, please.
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2 Completai propoziiile cu unul din urmtoarele cuvinte. not made refund dozen exchange sea view fit noisy bag stamps 1 Could I have a..................red roses, please? 2 All our rooms are en suite and have a................... 3 The bed is..................and the phone is out of order. 4 The flat is too near the road. It's very................... 5 I'd like to..................this sweater. 6 He's writing a..................to his father. 7 Do you want to exchange it or do you want a..................? 8 Put the..................on the parcei. 9 Keep your..................if you want a refund. 10 Do you think these jeans..................me? 11 They like to shop at the.................. 12 Let me put them in a..................for you. receipt Ietter shopping centre

Grammar
3 Completai propoziiile folosind cuvintele din caset. would you Iike I'd like wouldn't like would like 1 They.....................to go to the shopping centre. They hate shopping. 2 .....................abaguette? 3 .....................to order some trainers. 4 The room is great. I.....................to make a hotel reservation. 5 .....................to rent the flat? 6 .....................to go to the new shopping centre. 4 Completai propoziiile cu allfiough, or sau because. 1 She hasa single room.....................there aren't any double rooms available. 2 Would you like an orange.....................an apple? 3 .....................it's ver^'expensive, they like the room very much. 4 Do you want a regular.....................a large coffee? 5 He needs to hire a car.....................his car isn't working. 6 Would you like to send the parcei regular rate.....................express? 5 Completai propoziiile cu unul dintre verbele de mai jos. get out of speak to pick up go to 1 I want to.....................some fruit at the market. 2 Let's.....................the new Chinese restaurant. 3 She saw the man.....................the lift on the ground floor. 4 Let's.....................her when she comes home. 30+ excellent >k >k >k 24+ good jfc % 20- more practice! >k TOTAL .../40

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