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Vocabulary

Unit 1
Consolidation

Extension

1 Find ten adjectives in the wordsearch.

4 What do these sentences mean?


not very + opposite adjective

m m n

m a

q w

1. Shes not very tall. .............................................


Shes short.

Theyre
2. Theyre not very organised. ...............................
disorganised.
...........................................................................
3. Hes not very friendly.
...........................................................................
4. Shes not very punctual.
...........................................................................
5. Hes not very hard-working.
...........................................................................
6. Hes not very relaxed.
...........................................................................
7. Shes not very honest.
...........................................................................
8. Theyre not very sensitive.
...........................................................................

2 Put the words from Exercise 1 in the correct


column.
Physical appearance

Personality
sociable

5 Rewrite these sentences using not very.


1. Hes short. .........................................................
Hes not very tall.
2. Hes unsociable. ................................................

3 Write the correct adjective.


1. calm, not worried ..................................
relaxed.
2. too heavy ..................................
3. easily hurt or offended ..................................
4. not short and not tall ..................................
5. does not lie or steal ..................................

3. Theyre boring. ..................................................


4. Shes unreliable. ................................................
5. Theyre noisy. .....................................................
6. They tell lies. ......................................................
7. Hes very nervous. .............................................
8. Shes shy. ...........................................................

6. makes you laugh ..................................


7. gives a lot (e.g. time or money) to help
people ..................................
8. quiet and sensitive ..................................
9. very attractive (usually a man) ........................
10. very attractive (usually a woman) ...................
11. timid ..................................
12. doesnt say much..................................
13. always telling people what to do ....................
14. not big and not small ..................................

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Unit 2
Consolidation

Extension

1 Complete the words to form activities.


1. going to the c..................
inema.
2. going o........... with fr..................
3. g.................. up early
4. sh..................g
5. doing sp..................
6. d..........cing
7. s.................. in bed all d..................
8. w.................. up
9. m.................. new people

3 Match the two parts of these free-time or


everyday activities.
1. brushing your

jumping

2. surfing

biking

3. sending

online

4. going mountain-

the Internet

5. going roller-

blading

6. bungee

text messages to friends

7. tidying your

teeth

8. chatting

room

10. c..........king

4 Now match an activity from Exercise 3 to


each description.
2 Now match an activity from Exercise 1 with
a picture.
a

An activity
1. you do in the morning and after meals.

brushing your teeth


...........................................................................
2. you do on a computer to look at web pages.
...........................................................................

going to the cinema


...................................
c

...................................

3. you do when nothing is in the right place.


...........................................................................

4. you do with special shoes that have wheels.


...........................................................................
5. when you write with your mobile phone.
...................................

...................................

...........................................................................
6. when you communicate with people using a
computer. ..........................................................
7. where you jump from a tremendous height.
...........................................................................

...................................
g

...................................

8. what you need a bicycle for.

...................................

...................................

...................................

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Unit 3
Consolidation

1 Write the verb next to each definition.


1. To be unsuccessful in a test or an exam.

fail
...........................................................................
2. To be successful in a test or an exam.
...........................................................................
3. To be dishonest in a test or an exam
(e.g. copying). ..................................................
4. To study for a test or an exam. .........................
5. To do a test or an exam. ...................................

2 Complete the words for school subjects.


1. maths.
.....................................

Extension
3 Complete the sentences with words from
the box.
primary school

degree

secondary school

university

terms

state school

private school

1. A ............................
state school is run by the government
and is free.
2. You have to pay to attend a ............................
3. A ............................ is a school where
students live as well as study.
4. A ............................ is where students study at
a higher level than school.
5. In Britain, children between the ages of 5 and

2. bio.....................................
3. nat............... sci ................
4. ph......................................
5. ch......................................
6. En......................................

boarding school

11 go to .............................
6. In Britain, ............................ is for students
between the ages of 11 and 18.
7. In Britain, the school year is divided into three
.............................
8. The qualification that you receive when you

7. Fr.......................................

finish university is called a .............................

8. geo....................................
9. com.............. st.................
10. hi .......................................
11. mu .....................................
12. lit .......................................

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Unit 4
Consolidation

Extension

1 Find the opposite adjectives in the box.


uncomfortable
casual

unfashionable

nice

3 Match the words in the box with the


pictures.

baggy

casual

short

sleeve
laces

button
pocket

collar
heel

cuff
buckle

zip
strap

1. big - .....................................................
small
2. fashionable / trendy - ..........................

2.

3. formal - ................................................
4. comfortable - .......................................
5. long - ...................................................
6. horrible - ..............................................

sleeve
...................................
3.

...................................
4.

7. tight - ...................................................

2 Match the pictures with the words.


belt

boots

dress

earrings

tie

jacket

jeans

sandals

shorts

skirt

suit

sunglasses

sweater

sweatshirt

trainers

...................................
5.

...................................

sweater
1. ...........................

2. ...........................

3. ...........................

4. ...........................

7.

6. ...........................

7. ...........................

8. ...........................

9. ...........................

10. ...........................

11. ...........................

12. ...........................

13. ...........................

14. ...........................

...................................
8.

...................................
5. ...........................

...................................
6.

9.

...................................
10

...................................

...................................

15. ...........................

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Unit 5
Consolidation
1 Complete the words.
1. sc _i e
_ nt _i st

2. b _ n k m _ n _ g _ r
3. b _ _ u t _ c _ _ n
4. b _ _ l d _ r

Extension
3 Match the words in the box with the
definitions.
bonus

overtime

self-employed

commission

part-time

wages

employee

pay slip

employer

salary

5. d _ c t _ r
6. _ l _ c t r _ c _ _ n
7. r _ c _ p t _ _ n _ s t
8. _ c t _ r
9. t _ x _ d r _ v _ r

1. Payment by the month. .............................


salary
2. Not working a full day or week. .....................
3. A person or group who employs. .....................
4. A person who is employed. .....................
5. Payment by the hour, day or week.

10. w _ _ t _ r

.....................
6. A piece of paper showing the amount paid to

2 Match a job from Exercise 1 to the


definitions below.
1. Someone who works or is trained in science.

an employee. .....................
7. An extra payment (e.g. at Christmas).
.....................

scientist
.............................
2. Someone who constructs or repairs houses,

8. An extra payment for somebody who sells


something. .....................

etc. .............................
3. Someone who deals with or repairs wiring,

9. Someone who works for himself / herself.


.....................

lighting, etc. .............................


4. Someone who deals with or welcomes
people arriving at a hotel, office, etc.

10. Extra work for extra money. .....................

.............................
5. Someone who gives special treatments to
your skin, hair, etc. .............................
6. Someone who is in charge of a bank.
.............................
7. Someone who performs in a play, film or
television programme. .............................
8. Someone who serves food and drink in a
restaurant or bar. .............................
9. Someone who treats people when they are ill.
.............................
10. Someone who takes people from one place
to another in a car. .............................

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Unit 6
Consolidation

Extension

1 Match the two parts of the words.

3 All of the words in Exercises 1 and 2 are


nouns. They also have one or more
associated adjectives. What are the
adjectives for these nouns?

1. edu

ance

2. exploi

val

3. heal

cism

4. ignor

ction

1. nutrition: ....................................
nutritional

5. ill

mation

3. sexism: .....................................

6. infor

ness

4. prejudice: .................................

7. integ

pation

5. culture: .....................................

8. partici

rance

6. medicine: .................................

9. pover

ration

7. education: ................................

10. prote

tation

8. stereotype: ...............................

11. ra

th

12. se

ty

13. survi

cation

14. tole

xism

2 Match a word from Exercise 1 with the


definitions below.

-al

-ist
9. classism: ...................................
classist
10. racism: .....................................
11. sexism: .....................................
others
12. diversity: ...................................

1. Teaching and learning. .............................


education

13. abuse: ......................................

2. How well your body is. .............................

14. violence: ...................................

3. When people do not have facts or information


about something. .............................

15. dignity: .....................................


16. respect: ....................................

4. Taking part in an activity. .............................


5. When someone is poor. .............................
6. Keeping a person or thing safe from harm or
damage. .............................
7. A disease of your body or mind.
.............................
8. Joining in the life and customs of a society or
culture. .............................

4 Some of these words also have an


associated verb. What are they?
1. discrimination: .............................
discriminate
2. education: ..................................
3. dignity: .......................................
4. diversity: .....................................
5. abuse: ........................................
6. respect: ......................................
7. stereotype: .................................
8. prejudice: ...................................

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Unit 7
Consolidation

Extension

1 Complete the words to form feelings.


1. emb.....................
arrassed

(7 more letters)

2. rel........................

(4 more letters)

3 Match the extreme adjectives in the box to


the definitions.
terrified

fascinated

ecstatic

exhausted

mortified

devastated

furious

delighted

3. exc......................

(4 more letters)

4. bo .......................

(3 more letters)

1. very very happy

ecstatic
.................................

5. dep .....................

(6 more letters)

2. very very unhappy

.................................

6. dis.......................

(9 more letters)

3. very very frightened

.................................

7. fan.......................

(6 more letters)

4. very very angry

.................................

8. gu .......................

(4 more letters)

5. very very pleased

.................................

9. ne........................

(5 more letters)

6. very very embarrassed

.................................

7. very very interested

.................................

8. very very tired

.................................

2 Complete the sentences with an adjective


from Exercise 1.
1. We were .
bored with lying on the beach, so
we went to explore the city.
2. The news is always so bad. It just makes me
.

4 Complete these sentences with an adjective


from Exercise 3.
1. Im more than happy. Im ..................................
ecstatic!
2. His football team lost the final 9-0 and hes

3. He was really that you werent at


the party.
4. Everyone was looking at me and I felt really

.................................................
3. She wasnt just embarrassed. She was
.................................................

.
5. The children are really about
Christmas.

4. When the dog attacked me I was

6. I slept really well last night and today I feel

5. My friend won the lottery and he was

.................................................

.................................................

.
7. Hes very about his driving test.
8. I feel because I didnt invite her to
the party.

6. Ive just run a marathon and Im


.................................................
7. My brother crashed my mums car and she

9. Jim was lying in the sun, looking very happy


and .

was .........................................
8. The first time we saw a really good magician
we were ..................................

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Unit 8
Consolidation

Extension

1 Complete the sentences using the


adjectives in the box.

3 Qualifiers. Write the words in the box in the


correct place on the scale (1 = the weakest,
5 = the strongest).

exciting

annoyed

terrified

boring

insulted

interested

depressing

worried

a bit

extremely

quite

really

not very

1. We left the cinema after half an hour because

boring.
the film was so ....................
2. The train was 30 minutes late and he was very
....................
3. Hes the rudest person Ive ever met. I felt so
....................

1. ...........................................................................
2. ...........................................................................
3. ...........................................................................
4. ...........................................................................
5. ...........................................................................

4. It was a really .................... football match.


5. Im not .................... in football. I think its
boring.
6. Whats the matter? You look ....................
7. Im .................... of flying. I cant even look at
an aeroplane.
8. It was a very .................... TV programme.
I feltvery sad afterwards.

4 Give your opinion of these things using a


qualifier from Exercise 3 and an adjective.
(Note: extreme adjectives, such as
terrifying / terrified, can only be used with really.)
1. rap music ..........................................................
...........................................................................
2. skiing ................................................................
...........................................................................

2 Choose the correct word in each sentence.

3. Mr Bean ............................................................

1. I was so shocking / shocked by her language.


2. The book was really boring / bored.

...........................................................................
4. snakes ..............................................................

3. I get depressing / depressed when it rains


all day.
4. I felt so insulting / insulted by her rude words.

...........................................................................
5. rain ....................................................................
...........................................................................

5. Its annoying / annoyed when you miss the bus.


6. Andy is terrifying / terrified of heights.
7. I dont think horror films are frightening /
frightened at all.
8. Come and look at this. Its really interesting /
interested.

6. failing an exam .................................................


...........................................................................
7. going on holiday ...............................................
...........................................................................
8. losing your homework ......................................

9. Did you think that joke was amusing /


amused?

...........................................................................

10. Were going on holiday tomorrow and Im


really excited / exciting.
11. Are you worrying / worried about crime?
12. I feel a bit frustrating / frustrated because I
cant do this maths problem.

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Unit 9
Consolidation

1 Order the letters to form verbs from the unit.


1. ceddie ..............................
decide

Extension
3 Write sentences about past habits or
situations that are the opposite of the
present situation.

2. wrgo ................................

1. We like jazz. ......................................................


We didnt use to like jazz.

3. scarenie ...........................

2. Ian works in a supermarket.

4. terace ..............................
5. edourcup .........................

...........................................................................
3. I know you very well.

6. gheanc ............................
7. meeboc ...........................

...........................................................................
4. He doesnt go to our school.
...........................................................................

2 Match the words from Exercise 1 to a


definition.
1. To choose to do something ....................
decide

5. She doesnt have green hair.


...........................................................................
6. Hes our French teacher.
...........................................................................

2. To make or have more of something


............................

7. We have a DVD player.


...........................................................................

3. To make something different from before


............................

8. Fiona doesnt play tennis.


...........................................................................

4. To get bigger or older ............................


5. To make something from nothing

9. Greg lives in Paris.


...........................................................................

............................
6. To make something in a process
............................
7. To be something that it wasnt before
............................

4 Complete the sentences with the correct


word where necessary.
1. This is the park .................
where we played football.
2. Thats the boy ................. you like, isnt it?
3. July is the month ................. Benicassim has
a music festival.
4. Tarifa is a town ................. people go to
windsurf.
5. We like the man ................. sings with
Radiohead, Thom Yorke.
6. Companies ................. operate in different
continents are called multi-nationals.
7. My bed is ................. I want to be right now.
8. Seven oclock is ................. my alarm goes off.
9. A dictionary is a book ................. can help
you with your English.

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Unit 10
Consolidation

Extension

1 Complete the words.

4 Complete the definitions with words from


the box.

1. h u
_ r r _i c a
_ ne
_
2. f _ r _ s t

f_r_

3. _ _ r t h q u _ k _

oil spill

hurricane

tidal wave

forest

volcano

ozone layer

earthquake

deforestation

4. p _ l l _ u t _ _ n
1. A violent storm with a very strong wind.

5. d _ s _ _ s _

hurricane
...................................

6. f l _ _ d s

2. A layer of oil floating on water.

7. d r _ _ g h t
8. g l _ b _ l

...................................

w_rm_ng

3. The cutting or burning down of all the trees in


an area. ...................................

2 Give two examples for each word.

4. A mountain with a large hole at the top. Lava

1. sea ................................,
Mediterranean ..............................

and hot ash sometimes erupt through the hole.

2. river ..............................., ..............................

...................................

3. lake ..............................., ..............................

5. A sudden shaking of the earths surface.


...................................

4. mountain ........................ ..............................


5. coast ............................., ..............................

6. A layer of gases that stops harmful radiation


from the sun. ...................................

6. valley ............................., ..............................


7. beach ............................, ..............................

7. A very large movement of sea water that flows


onto the land and destroys things.

8. forest ............................., ..............................

...................................
8. A large area of land that is thickly covered

3 Circle the odd one out.


1. rain

drought

floods

2. beach

mountain

sea

3. forest

tree

lake

4. storms

hurricanes

valley

............................................................................

5. sea

lake

beach

............................................................................

6. storms

hurricanes

global
warming

............................................................................

7. forest fire

drought

floods

............................................................................

air pollution

............................................................................

8. earthquake greenhouse effect

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with trees. ...................................

5 Write a description of things which can


damage the environment.

............................................................................

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Consolidation
1 Write the mirror words.
1. tnemnorivne eht ..............................................
the environment
2. raw ..................................................................
3. emirc ...............................................................

Extension
3 Complete the sentences with words or
expressions from the box.
against the law

discrimination global

looks

on the dole

solar power

vaccination

peace treaty

4. sdneirf .............................................................
5. ecnaraeppa ....................................................

1. ........................
Solar power is an example of clean energy.

6. tnemyolpmenu ................................................

2. The two countries have signed the

7. esaesid ...........................................................

................................. after ten years of fighting.

8. ymonoce eht ...................................................

3. Drunk driving is .................................

9. msicar .............................................................

4. Stop worrying about your .................................!

10. ytrevop ............................................................

5. She had a typhoid ................................. before


she went on holiday.

11. ecnatpecca .....................................................


12. skram loohcs ..................................................

2 Match the words from Exercise 1 to the


correct definition.

6. He is finding it very difficult to find a job. Hes


been ................................. for six months now.
7. The ................................ economy is in a crisis.
8. Immigrants are suffering serious
.................................

1. People that you know well and enjoy

friends
spending time with. ...................................
2. Illegal activities. ...................................
3. The land, water and air that people, animals
and plants live in. ...................................
4. When someone is allowed to become part of
a group. ...................................
5. A long period of fighting between countries.
...................................
6. The situation or experience of being poor.
...................................
7. Violent or unfair treatment against people
because they belong to a different race.

4 Match the problems from Exercise 1 to the


sentences in Exercise 3.
1. ...........................................................................
the environment
2. ...........................................................................
3. ...........................................................................
4. ...........................................................................
5. ...........................................................................
6. ...........................................................................
7. ...........................................................................
8. ...........................................................................

...................................
8. The way that you look. ...................................
9. Numbers or letters that a teacher gives you
for your work. ...................................
10. The organisation of a countrys money,
business and products. ...................................
11. The state of not having a job.
...................................
12. An illness or serious medical condition.
...................................

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Unit 12
Consolidation

Extension

1 Find eight adjectives from Unit 12 in the


word search.

3 What are the nouns associated with these


adjectives?

1. brilliant

brilliance
...............................

2. excellent

...............................

3. efficient

...............................

4. original

...............................

5. imaginative

...............................

6. perfect

...............................

7. attractive

...............................

8. healthy

...............................

9. persuasive

...............................

10. funny

...............................

2 Complete the text with a word or phrase


from the box.
target group

advertising campaign

print-based

message

slogan

medium

A computer games company is looking for a

slogan for its (2) ........................................


(1) .................
for a new game. The (3) .......................................
is teenagers, all the advertisements will be
(4) .........................................., and the
(5) .......................................... will be teenage
magazines. The company wants to communicate
the idea that anyone can have a great time
playing this new game: rich, poor, sporty, quiet,
studious, etc. The (6) ..........................................
of the campaign is: Whoever you are, youll
have fun with our game.

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