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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 1 (Unit 1, p9: Skills) Review 1 Add the twelve skills
Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 1 (Unit 1, p9: Skills) Review 1 Add the twelve skills

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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 1 (Unit 1, p9: Skills) Review 1 Add the twelve skills to

Upper Intermediate 1 (Unit 1, p9: Skills)

Review

1 Add the twelve skills to the correct columns, depending on whether they follow be, have or be able to.

be

have

be able to

1

the ability to compromise B2

     

2

a good sense of balance B2

3

well-organised B2

4

think logically B2

5

good eyesight B2

6

a good listener

7

delegate

8

quick reflexes

9

focused B2

10

physically fit B2

11

manage groups B1

12

a lot of self-discipline B2

2 Cover exercise 1 and complete these job descriptions.

Roofer For this job, you need

Market analyst For this position,

Counsellor You should be

to be p have q

 

f

and

you must be able to

 

able to m also d

 

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and

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responsibilities

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and w

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when necessary. You need to

need to have a very good

times. You have to have a lot of

be a g the a

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and have

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of b

.

s

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to handle a career

to c

.

 

in this field.

 

Extension

3 a

Read the job advert in a local newspaper. What kind of person is the editor looking for?

POSITION available: Staff journalist. We are looking for enthusiastic writers with a passion for local news. You must possess excellent writing and communication skills.

Apply: Marcus Singh, Editor – msingh@riverdalenews.com

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Vocabulary Extra b Read parts of three interviews Marcus does. Which expression means: a showing

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Vocabulary Extra b Read parts of three interviews Marcus does. Which expression means: a showing great

b Read parts of three interviews Marcus does. Which expression means:

a showing great interest in something

b brave, not nervous

c feel similar to people and understand them

d encourage people to do or feel something

e talk and do things with people

f able to make decisions quickly and easily

g have new, imaginative ideas

h accepting the facts of a situation

i willing to help or do what people ask

j continue to do something even when it’s difficult

am enthusiastic (about)

Marcus: Why do you think you’re suitable for this job, Kristina? Kristina: Well, I have a BA in English so I have very good writing skills. I also have good communication skills because I’m able to identify with people B2 and interact well with people B2 . I’m quite decisive B2 and independent, yet I’m also cooperative B2 and enjoy working as part of a team.

Marcus: You’ve got very good writing and communication skills, Masoud, but do you think you could handle the pressures of daily reporting? Masoud: Yes, I’m quite realistic B2 about the pressures of the job. I have steady nerves B2 and can handle stress well. In fact, I have a lot of determination B2 and would do this job with total energy and enthusiasm.

Marcus: I’m impressed with your skills. Now, how do you feel about reporting on local news stories? Alan: I’m very enthusiastic B2 about it. I grew up in this town and am aware of the issues that concern people. I know the facts behind many stories but I’m also able to think creatively. B2 Actually, I’d like to be able to inspire people B2 to see the issues in new ways and make better and more informed choices.

4 Add the ten expressions from 3b to the correct columns in Review 1.

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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 2 (Unit 6, p47: Crimes and justice) Review 1 Find twelve
Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 2 (Unit 6, p47: Crimes and justice) Review 1 Find twelve

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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 2 (Unit 6, p47: Crimes and justice) Review 1 Find twelve words

Upper Intermediate 2 (Unit 6, p47: Crimes and justice)

Review

1 Find twelve words about crimes and justice in the word puzzle. Write them in the correct spaces below.

Words go: → ← ↓ ↑

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2 Complete the short news items with: to

a

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under

of

for

1 Ice Cream Van Theft A man is accused He was arrested B2 stealing an
1 Ice Cream Van Theft
A man is accused
He was arrested
B2 stealing an ice cream truck because he was tired of walking.
B1 vehicle theft on Saturday and is awaiting trial.
2 A Messy Case
A woman has been sentenced
B2 a month of community service after refusing
to clean up after her dog in a park and arguing with a police officer who stopped her.
3 Fore!
A man who drove onto a golf course to escape police is suspected
B2 being
drunk at the time. Driving under the influence of alcohol is a crime B1 that carries a fine
B1 $1000 and could also carry a sentence
B2 up to a month in prison.
4 Fake Game Pair Jailed
A couple who sold fake computer games have gone
prison B1 for two months.
local law B2 , this is a serious crime and police have been very strict about
pursuing this kind of criminal activity.
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Vocabulary Extra Extension 3 Match eight new crime expressions with their definitions a–h. 1 bring

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3 Match eight new crime expressions with their definitions a–h.

1

bring to justice B2

2 break the law B2

3 investigate a case B2

4 be charged with B2

5 appear in court B2

6

be a criminal offence B2

7 have a criminal record B2

8 be found guilty/innocent B2

a

do something illegal

b

examine a crime in order to discover the truth

 

c

be judged guilty or not guilty in court

d

be a crime

e

police have an official record of someone’s crime

 

f

catch a criminal and put them on trial

g

be accused officially of a crime

h

come before a judge because you are involved in a crime

4 Some lines in these news stories have one grammar or one vocabulary mistake. When you find an error, correct it. If the line is OK, tick the space at the end of the line.

If the line is OK, tick the space at the end of the line. 1 A

1 A man who already has a criminal record decided he

2 would return to a life of crime March. Entering a bank

3 in Pemberton, he demanded $5000 from surprised

✓ in March
in March

4 bank cashier. He then rushed out of bank and down

5 the street, leaving a trail of $100 notes as he stuffed the

6 cash into her pockets. He was caught by two passersby,

7 who held him until police arrive. He was charged with

8 robbery. The man, who appeared court yesterday,

9 was found guilty and sent to prison for two year.

10 Police are investigating a case theft in which two

11 teenagers broke into a mobile phone shop. In their haste,

12 they took the first phones they came across but this

13 turned out to be hollow model phones, make of cheap

14 plastic. However, police say they have broken the law

15 and must be brought to justice. Breaking into a shop

16 is criminal offence even if nothing of value is stolen.

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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 3 (Unit 9, p73: Describing roles) Review 1 Match 1–8 with a–h.

Upper Intermediate 3 (Unit 9, p73: Describing roles)

Review

1 Match 1–8 with a–h.

1 I work

2 I’ve taken on the role

3 I’m a member

4 I play an active part

5 At work, I act

6 I belong

7 I do voluntary work

8 I’m a supporter

a of B2 classroom assistant at my daughter’s school.

b of B1 two tennis players, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal.

c for a charity called Sports Kids.

d as A1 an architect in a housing development organisation.

e in B2 local politics because I want to improve things in my area.

f as B2 a kind of informal team leader to ten sales people.

g of A2 a band that often plays at local events like street festivals.

h to B1 quite a nice sports club not far from my house.

2 Read the three job adverts and complete them with a suitable expression. Sometimes there’s more than one possible answer.

Assistant events co-ordinator

Charity shop worker Would you like to 3

 

Football Coach: Kids’ Team

You will 1

assistant to the

a

Ideally, you should 5

the

Events Co-ordinator. You are

charitable organisation? Do you

Greenwood Junior Football Team. We

expected to 2

all events

want to 4

a friendly, active

need someone who has a strong interest

held by the community centre. Full time position. Monthly salary.

team of people? Then contact us. Positions available – unpaid.

in our local team to 6

coach to

twenty children aged 12-14. Starting immediately. Salary to be discussed.

Extension

3 Marcia, assistant general office manager in a sales firm, describes her responsibilities. Complete the expressions with: in with to of on

a Sometimes I assist hired, I help out

B2 interviews, particularly those regarding general office jobs. When someone’s

B2 them for a couple of

B2 their training a little. Afterwards, I keep an eye

weeks to make sure they’re OK.

b Recently I was asked to cooperate

B2 Human Resources more closely. I had to take charge

B2

two inexperienced new employees, and train them one-to-one. I haven’t had to participate in-depth training sessions before. It was a bit tiring, actually.

B2 such

c However, I suppose I’m contributing

B2 their future careers, which is good. Still, I really look forward

to the weekends when I can be at home and devote time

B2 my own family.

4 Test your spelling. Cover exercise 3 and complete the eight new expressions with vowels. Write the words in the spaces.

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g prtcpt n

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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 4 (Unit 11, p91: Keywords: up, down) Review 1 Complete the

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Upper Intermediate 4 (Unit 11, p91: Keywords: up, down)

Review

1 Complete the sentences with: up

down

up/down

a Tom, I think you need to clean

b The other day, city workers came and cut

c I love it when the sun comes

d You should have seen how fast he ran

e I think we need to tone

f Be careful not to mix

g I’m trying to build

h Could you please come

i Hey, slow

j The label says we have to use

B2 your room. It’s a real mess!

B2 several old trees on our street.

B2 in the morning. It’s so cheering.

B2 that hill. It was amazing!

the colour of the kitchen walls. It’s too bright.

B2 my papers. I’ve just put them in order.

more experience by working in a supermarket at weekends.

B2 here for a moment? I want to speak to you.

B2 a little. We’ve got plenty of time.

B2 this milk by the end of the week.

plenty of time. B 2 this milk by the end of the week. 2 Read the

2 Read the clues and complete the crossword puzzle with two- or three-word expressions.

1 2 5 3 4 6 7 8
1
2
5
3
4
6
7
8

Down

1 start (a hobby or sport)

2 eat less of (something)

3 completely stop (an activity)

4 refuse

Across

5 end a relationship

6 start (a business)

7 come to be (somewhere)

8 shut (a business)

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Vocabulary Extra Extension 3 Match 1–10 with a–j. 1 Don’t you think we should take down

Extension

3 Match 1–10 with a–j.

1 Don’t you think we should take down B2

2 Now that I’ve lost a bit of weight,

3 I wonder who ate up B2

4 As for these onions,

5 OK, everyone, please note down B2

6 Did you remember to shut down B2

7 All that driving has really worn down

8 Martin? Well, he tends to turn up B2

9 It’s amazing how many businesses

to turn up B 2 9 It’s amazing how many businesses 4 Which verbs from 3

4 Which verbs from 3 can go with these things?

a late, I’m afraid.

b the computer before you left?

c our email address.

d could you chop them up B2 thoroughly, please?

e the tent? We have to leave in a couple of hours.

f have opened up B2 in this area recently.

g all the biscuits that were here this morning.

h I intend to keep it down. B2

i the tyres.

a blood pressure / heart rate / prices / taxes

b a picture / party decorations / a Christmas tree

c a shop / a bank / a fast food restaurant

d carrots / meat / wood

e a definition / a telephone number / a few ideas

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Vocabulary Extra Upper Intermediate 5 (Unit 12: Health and treatments; Healthcare) Review Health and treatments
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Upper Intermediate 5 (Unit 12: Health and treatments; Healthcare)

Review

Health and treatments

1 Match the words 1–10 with their definitions.

treatments 1 Match the words 1–10 with their definitions. 1 a treatment B 2 c 7

1 a treatment B2

c

7

painkillers

2 a remedy B2

8

vaccinations

3 symptoms B2

9

surgery B2

4 a placebo

10

hypnosis

5 an illness B1

11

physiotherapy

6 antibiotics

12

acupuncture

a medicines that destroy harmful bacteria and cure infections

b a treatment in which thin needles are placed at nerve centres around the body

c something you do to try and cure an illness or injury, usually suggested by a doctor

d drugs which reduce pain

e a mental state like sleep in which your thoughts can be influenced

f the signs of an illness

g a treatment in which you practise moving parts of your body

h something that makes you better when you’re ill

i e.g. a sugar pill

j when a doctor cuts you open to repair or remove something

k a disease of the body or mind

l a drug given to stop you from getting a certain disease

Healthcare

2 Complete the expressions in 1–3 with the correct word.

entitled openly status health access manner out regular treatments people 1 “Unfortunately I don’t have
entitled
openly
status
health
access
manner
out
regular
treatments
people
1
“Unfortunately I don’t have
insurance B2 right now because I’ve just moved here, but I’ve applied for
it. It’s quite good because it covers various
efficient medical system. They treat
B2 , including dental work. Also, this country has a very
B2 right away, with no waiting time.” Geoff
2
“I try to have
check-ups although I’m quite busy. I tend to ask my doctor a lot of questions and he
discusses everything
with B2 me. In my grandparents’ day, people were never given
to B1
medical information but now we’re
read, actually!” Miki
to B2 see our own medical records. They’re quite interesting to
3
“Where I live, doctors and nurses have a high
they’re important, they have a friendly
because they help to save lives, but even though
towards B2 their patients. Another good thing is nurses don’t
have to help
with B2 cleaning because hospitals have lots of cleaning staff. That means nurses can
focus totally on patient care.” Farida
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Extension

3 Match 1–10 with a–j.

1

Kims expecting B2

2

She plans to give birth to B2

3

My grandmother fainted B2

4

She was only unconscious B2

5

I came down with B2

6

I even lost my voice B2

7

Roberto had an allergic reaction to B2

8

In fact, he was lucky to get over B2

9

The doctor took an X-ray B2

10

I guess I just strained B2

a

of my back but said there was no problem with my spine.

b

for a few days. It was pretty quiet around our house!

c

in the heat last weekend.

d

quite a bad cold last winter.

e

for a few minutes but we were really worried about her.

f

the baby at home, not in hospital.

g

it without serious consequences.

h

a muscle when I was lifting boxes last week.

i

her second child in March.

j

penicillin once and refuses to take it again.

j penicillin once and refuses to take it again. 4 Put the words of each sentence

4 Put the words of each sentence in the right order.

a I’ve with terrible just come cold down a

b Have to allergic had ever you

c Tim and first summer baby Rena their are expecting this

d They’re X-ray my an going ankle of take to

e He his he can’t voice has speak because lost !

f I’ve leg in strained a muscle right

g It that

h She Friday gave baby

i I ten for was about unconscious minutes

j

an reaction aspirin?

my

a birth

so almost was hot I fainted

has got

last

to boy

flu just the

Mike over

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Vocabulary Extra Upper intermediate Answer Key 1 Skills   1 be: 3, 6, 9, 10 have:

Upper intermediate Answer Key

1

Skills

 

1

be: 3, 6, 9, 10 have: 1, 2, 5, 8, 12 be able to: 4, 7, 11

 

2

Roofer physically fit, quick reflexes, good eyesight, sense (of) balance Market analyst think logically, focused, well- organised, self-discipline Counsellor manage groups, delegate, good listener, ability (to) compromise

3

a He’s looking for enthusiastic writers with a passion for local news, who have excellent writing and communication skills.

b am enthusiastic (about)

a

b have steady nerves

 

c

identify with people

d inspire people

 

e

interact well with people

f am decisive

think creatively i am cooperative

g

h am realistic (about) j have determination

4

be: decisive, cooperative, realistic (about), enthusiastic (about) have: steady nerves, determination

 

be

able to: identify with people, interact well with

people, think creatively, inspire people

 

2

Crimes and justice

 

1

accused, arrested, crime, fine, law, murder, police, prison, sentence, stealing, suspected, theft

2

1

is accused of, was arrested for

 

2

has been sentenced to

3

is suspected of, carries a fine of, carry a sentence of

4

gone to prison, Under local law

 

3

1f

2a 3b

4g

5h

6d

7e 8c

4

1

5

10

✓ ✓ 2 in March 6 his 3 a surprised 7 arrived 8 in court 4

2 in March

6 his

3 a surprised

✓ ✓ 2 in March 6 his 3 a surprised 7 arrived 8 in court 4

7 arrived

8 in court

✓ 2 in March 6 his 3 a surprised 7 arrived 8 in court 4 the

4 the bank

9 years

2 in March 6 his 3 a surprised 7 arrived 8 in court 4 the bank

of theft

11

12 these

13 made

14

15

✓ 16 is a

16 is a

 

3

Describing roles

 

1

1d 2a 3g 4e 5f 6h 7c 8b

2

1

act as / work as / take on the role of

2

play an active part in

3 do voluntary work for

4

be a member of / belong to

5 be a supporter of

6

work as / take on the role of / act as

3

a

assist with, help out with, keep an eye on

b

cooperate with, take charge of, participate in

c

contributing to, devote time to

 

4

1

contribute to

2 keep an eye on

3

cooperate with

4 assist with

5 take charge of

6

devote time to

7 participate in 8 help out with

4

Keywords: up, down

 

1

a

up

b down

c up

d up/down

e down

f up

g up

h up/down

i down

j up

2

1

take up B1

2 cut down on B2

3 give up B1

4

turn down B2

5 break up B1

6 set up B1

7

end up B1

8 close down B2

 

3

1e 2h 3g 4d 5c 6b 7i 8a 9f

4

a

keep down

b take down

c open up

d

chop up

e note down

 

5

Health and treatments, Healthcare

1

1c 2h 3f 4i 5k 6a 7d 8l 9j 10e 11g 12b

2

1 have health insurance; covers various treatments; treat people

2 have regular check-ups; discusses everything openly with; given access to; are entitled to

3 have a high status; have a friendly manner towards; help out with

3

1i 2f 3c 4e 5d 6b 7j 8g 9a 10h

 

4

a I’ve just come down with a terrible cold.

b Have you ever had an allergic reaction to aspirin?

c Tim and Rena are expecting their first baby this summer.

d They’re going to take an X-ray of my ankle.

e He can’t speak because he has lost his voice!

f I’ve strained a muscle in my right leg.

g It was so hot that I almost fainted.

h She gave birth to a baby boy last Friday.

i I was unconscious for about ten minutes.

j Mike has just got over the flu.

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