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Language focus 1 2 Write complete sentences, using the correct Present


simple or continuous form and making any other
Past and present verb forms necessary changes.
1 I / organise / a party for Clares birthday. Who /
1a Match sentence beginnings A with endings B. you / think / I should invite?
A B Im organising a party for Clares birthday. Who do
1 Vickis a marketing a hed just split up with you think I should invite?
manager, and his girlfriend. 2 What / you / cook? It / smell / wonderful!
2 When I got home last b abroad next year.
night c she spends a lot 3 A lot / people / believe / hes very talented but / I /
3 Ben was feeling sorry of time sitting in not agree.
for himself because meetings.
4 My sisters trying to d since last term. 4 a: Why / you / be / so friendly today?
5 I havent been to a e and Mum did the
football match for cooking.
b: Im just / a good mood!

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ages, f not since England
6 Theyve been in this beat Germany.

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class g my flatmate had 5 You / know / Ken? He / be / very interesting. He /
7 Im thinking about cooked me dinner! work / at the Science Museum.
studying h learn Greek at the
8 When I was young, moment.
N 6 I / read / this great book. It / be / about growing up
Dad used to do the during the 1960s.
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shopping

b Complete the sentences so they are true for you.


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3 In this extract from a soap opera script, complete the


1 Im a and I spend a lot of time . gaps with the Past simple or Past continuous form of
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2 When I got home last night . the verbs in the box.


3 This time last year / month / week, I was feeling
because Id/I hadnt . come happen just discuss just try
not tell stop talk think
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4 At the moment, Im .
5 I havent for a long time.
Duncan and Tessa are talking. Carla comes in and Duncan and
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6 Ive since . Tessa immediately stop. They look guilty. Duncan gets up to go.
7 Im thinking about . Duncan: Hi, Carla. Is that the time? Ive
8 When I was young, . got to go. Bye.
Carla: Bye. (looks suspiciously at Tessa)
Hi, Tessa. What 1were you talking
about when I 2 in?
Tessa: Oh, nothing!
Carla: Then why 3 ? Come
on, tell me.
Tessa: OK. We 4 Grahams
new girlfriend.
Carla: (sitting down suddenly) New
girlfriend? When 5
this ?
Tessa: A few weeks ago.
Carla: Why 6
me?
Tessa: We 7
youd be upset.
We 8 to spare your
feelings.
Carla: Youd better tell me all about it.
Tessa: OK. Look, would you like a drink
first?

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4 Tick the correct ending. 7 Complete the sentences with the Past simple or Past
perfect form of the verb in brackets.
1 Ive been to the Pompidou Centre twice
a while I was in Paris. 1 Paul failed his driving test because he hadnt
b so I dont really want to go there again. practised (practise) enough.
2 Denise and Adam have been married for five years 2 When Jess (see) the car, she couldnt believe
a and they were very happy. Alex had paid so much for it.
b and theyre very happy. 3 I was feeling a bit upset because I (hear)
3 I lost my car keys some bad news about my brother.
a I cant find them anywhere. 4 By the time he was 13, Mozart (write) many
symphonies.
b I couldnt find them anywhere.
5 I hadnt revised for the exam, so I (not
4 How long have you lived on your own
know) what to write.
a in this flat?
6 Mrs Reynolds (forget) to lock the door and
b before you met Lisa? when she came back her house had been burgled.
5 Steves been very depressed 7 I thought I (leave) the report on my desk,
a last week.

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but I couldnt find it anywhere.
b all week. 8 When Pierre started watching the film, he realised

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6 John worked for the company for ten years he (already see) it.
a and were sorry that hes leaving.
b and we were sorry when he left.
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8 Complete the gaps with the correct form of the verb
in brackets.
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5 Circle the correct verb form.
1 The teacher wasnt believing / didnt believe
Jacks story about the dog eating his homework.
Child prodigy
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2 Can you smell / Are you smelling burning? Eleven-year-old Nigel Matsuchek 1has become (become)
the youngest person ever to be accepted at Oxford
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3 I dont remember / m not remembering where I


University. He 2 (celebrate) with his family
met Hassan.
yesterday after he 3 (get) a letter offering
4 I love this colour. What are you thinking / do you him a place to study physics. When he heard the post
think? arrive, he 4 (go) to check it, explained his
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5 Shona isnt owning / doesnt own her flat, she mother, and when we heard him shout Yes! we knew
rents it. he 5 (receive) the news he wanted. He 6
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6 Can I call you back later? Im having / have an (work) so hard over the last few years and
its what he really wants to do. We 7 (be) so
English lesson at the moment.
proud of him.
7 Whats that noise coming from downstairs?
Something is seeming / seems strange to me.
8 I dont like / m not liking the way theyre looking Jackie Lane:
at us. Live Tonight!
My next guest 8
6 Correct the mistakes. There is one mistake in each (never have) any problems with
sentence. getting what he wanted. When
started he first came to the United States
v he 9 (not have) any
1 Liam used to start his first job when he was 18.
money and he 10
2 I used to be late for work twice last week. (work) in a factory during the day and at a nightclub at
3 Chloe didnt used to be afraid of flying, but she is night to support his family. Now he 11
now. (become) one of the richest people in the world.
4 I used to be hating broccoli when I was little, but Between 1997 and 2004, while he 12 (live)
now I love it! in Florida, he 13 (manage) two hugely
5 Whats happened to Ben and Mila? Theyve never successful e-businesses and he 14 (just
write) a best-selling book: Ten Steps to Success. This
used to fight like that.
week, he 15 (visit) his business school in
6 What games used you to play when you were Chicago and tonight he 16 (spend) an
younger? evening with us. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome
7 Last weekend I used to go out with my friends. Simon Bach!
8 Before I moved here, I had used to live in Ohio.

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Listen and read Vocabulary
A date with disaster? Relationships
9a 1.1 Listen to and/or read the stories and decide 10 Choose the correct option to complete each
who had the worst experience. sentence.
1 Ive always been very close my sister. We
b Listen and/or read again and choose the correct do lots of things together.
name: Celine, Rodrigo, Robert or Claire. a with b to c of
2 Natalie wasnt enjoying her job after she fell
1 Who had a date by the sea? with her boss.
Celine and Rodrigo a out b off c on
2 Who had known the other person for some time 3 Dont listen to them, theyre jealous your
before the date? success.
a of b about c from
3 Who wanted to impress the person they dated? 4 Do you get with your cousins?
a about b of c on
4 Who was much older than the person they dated? 5 I hate being around Owen and Liz. Theyre always
putting each other .
5 Who had an accident? a on b down c around

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6 Josh had always been loyal his friend, even

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6 Who was embarrassed by the other persons when other people didnt believe him.
behaviour? a to b on c with
N 7 Will always felt threatened his brothers
7 Whose date was very expensive? musical abilities.
a from b with c by
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8 Who went out with the person again? 8 Even as young boys, Mark and Chris would always
compete each other.
a with b at c by
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A date with disaster?


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Have you ever been on a first date with someone you really liked
and found that it turned into a disaster before your very eyes?
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We interviewed two people who have had just this experience.

Celine: The worst first date and what they were looking at. wheel in the air and going really
Ive ever had was while I was They hadnt even being looking fast. Claire said she loved it and
on holiday in Majorca. I must at us before that, but he started could she have a go at riding it.
have been about eighteen, and arguing with them. His behaviour I couldnt see why not but how
I met this gorgeous Spanish was a real turn-off and made me wrong can you be?
Celine, 27, Hairdresser.
waiter, Rodrigo. He was a good uncomfortable. I felt so ashamed
ten years older than me and that I just walked away. I never Once shed managed to start it
had dark brown eyes and black dated Rodrigo again, as you can and stay upright, she suddenly
curly hair. Well, after wed had imagine. got a bit over-confident and
a few drinks in a local bar, he zoomed off at top speed
suggested going for a romantic Robert: She was someone I towards some trees. As I started
walk along the beach. Things knew from school and Id always running after her, I could see that
seemed to be going quite well, really fancied her. I had just got she was losing control of the
even though we didnt have a new motorbike, a Suzuki 250, bike, and a minute later bang!
much in common. Then we which I was really proud of. So She went straight into a tree.
walked past a couple of guys anyway, one Saturday afternoon, Claire was a bit shocked and
who were standing at the waters I asked her to come out for a ride bruised, but my beautiful Suzuki
edge talking. When they looked and we went up to a disused was a wreck and cost me a
across at us, Rodrigo stared at airfield a few kilometres away. fortune to repair. We did see
Robert Buckley, 24, them aggressively. He asked There was no one else around, each other again, but from then
Fitness Instructor. them what their problem was, so I started driving with one on we stuck to public transport.

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Getting on | 01

Vocabulary 13 Write questions using an auxiliary verb. Then choose


a follow-up phrase from the box.
Friendship
Neither do I. How long has she had it? I dont.
11 Replace the phrases in bold with the correct form of I hope he enjoys it. Its OK, Ive got some chicken.
a word/phrase in the box. Why not?

behind her back confide in fun to be with 1 I dont really like jazz.
gossip keep his / her / their / your promises
Neither do I.
lie tell the truth trust

2 My sister Stefanias got a Yamaha.


1 Youre going to love Christie, shes really lively and
makes you have a good time. fun to be with
2 Dont say something false to me, I know where 3 Im not going to buy that house after all.
you went last night!
3 It felt good knowing he always had someone to tell
his secrets to.
4 Jacks never been to a football match before.
4 I cant believe in Emma any more, not after what
she did.
5 You shouldnt talk about her without her knowing
5 I agree with Tim.

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like that. Shes not here to defend herself.

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6 Harry felt much better after hed said to his
girlfriend what actually happened. 6 There wasnt any fresh salmon left in the shop.

7 My parents always did what they said they were


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going to do when I was younger.
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8 You dont know if thats true, its just something
14 Cross out unnecessary words and add auxiliary verbs
if necessary to make the conversations more natural.
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that may or may not be true.


1 a: Do they accept credit cards on the underground?
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do
v
b: Well, yes they accept credit cards on the
Language focus 2 underground, but only for amounts over 10.
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Uses of auxiliary verbs 2 a: The children have been skating before, havent
they?
b: Well, John has been skating before, but Trevor
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12 Match beginnings A with endings B, then add the and Ann havent been skating before.
auxiliary do to give more emphasis.
3 a: Youre not going to leave the company, are you?
A b: Yes, I am going to leave the company, actually.
1 Come to the party. e 4 a: Does the flight stop over at Vancouver?
2 Ben looks well. b: Yes, it stops over at Vancouver for two hours.
3 I hate it 5 a: Has the school got a website?
4 We didnt like the hotel, b: I think it has got a website, but Ill check for you.
5 I like fish generally, 6 a: Was it snowing when your plane landed?
b: No, it wasnt snowing when my plane landed,
B but it was very cold.
a when people are late for meetings.
b but I dont like it raw.
c but we enjoyed the tours.
d Has he been on holiday?
e Im sure youll enjoy it.

1 Do come to the party. Im sure youll enjoy it.


2
3
4
5

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Pronunciation Language live
Stressed and unstressed auxiliary verbs Responding to how people feel
15a Look at the conversations below and decide if 17a Insert a word from the box into each response
the auxiliary verb underlined is stressed (S) or below.
unstressed (U).
a any down how ignore matter
1 a: How do you feel today? U
mind must no to sounds up
b: Much better, thanks.
2 a: Do you love me?
b: Of course I do.
1 a: Im sorry! Ive spilt my coffee all over your
tablecloth.
3 a: I dont believe it! Chelsea are losing!
b: Are they? I thought theyd win this easily! mind
4 a: She doesnt like me, does she? b: Never v. Its easily washable.
b: Yes she does, dont be silly.
2 a: I cant stop thinking about Helens operation.
5 a: Trudis not a very good singer. b: Try not worry about it. Theres nothing you can
do.
b: Yes she is! How can you say that?
3 a: The kids at school keep laughing at my hair.
6 a: Youre not listening to me, love.
b: Dont take notice of them.
b: I am listening to you!
4 a: I think my boss heard me saying that he annoys

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me.
b 1.2 Listen and check. b: He probably didnt hear you. Theres point in

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getting upset about it.
N 5 a: Ive got to have four teeth out tomorrow.
Wordspot b: That awful!
6 a: My son is going into hospital for tests next
get
U
week.
b: You be really worried.
16 Circle the correct form of get and complete the gaps 7 a: I cant believe were not going to have you as
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with the words in the box. our teacher any more.


b: Cheer! Your new teachers really nice.
PL

angry flight job message over


8 a: I just cant do it! Im too nervous! Someone
presents tired work
else will have to give the speech.
b: Calm! Youll be fine.
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1 Id like getting / get / to get a better job 9 a: Andy said my dress makes me look fat!
with a higher salary. b: Just him. You look perfect!
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2 I got / m getting / have got the early 10 a: Our car wont be ready until the weekend.
from London to New York yesterday. b: Annoying!
3 Sometimes my husband gets / is getting / was 11 a: Im so sorry. I completely forgot to bring that
getting so he cant keep his eyes book you wanted to borrow.
open.
b: Dont worry, it doesnt.
4 The children never get / used to get / are getting
12 a: The date was going really well, until he started
many on their birthdays because we
telling me about his political views.
couldnt afford much.
b: What shame! I guess you wont be seeing him
5 Do you get / Did you get / Were you getting the
again, then.
I left on your answerphone?
6 I got / was getting / get to very late
this morning, so my boss wasnt pleased. b 1.3 Listen and check.
7 a: How are you?
b: Much better, thanks. I think I got / get / ve got
my cold now.
8 My brother had got / was getting / got
when I told him I couldnt help him.

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Writing
Planning and drafting a biography
18a Match the beginnings in A with the endings in B to
make phrases from a biography of a novelist.
A B
1 Born in a she became very well-known.
2 As a b she accepted an invitation to write a television
3 Later series.
4 It was while she was working in Dundee c she taught English and
5 Despite the unexpected success of d teenager,
her first novel, e as active as ever.
6 After sending f and have two children.
7 As time passed g this was followed by a period when she
8 Now in her sixties, she is still wrote very little.
9 Recently h her second novel to ten publishers, it was finally
10 They live in Los Angeles accepted.
i that she met her future husband.
j Chicago in 1949,

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b Write a biography of the actor, George Clooney
using the notes below. Organise the information and
include some of the phrases from exercise a.
N
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appearance: dark eyes and dark hair with some grey
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looks older than he is, but still very handsome


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19891993 married to Talia Balsam


has had many girlfriends in recent years, including Italian
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actress Elisabetta Canalis


still enjoys a bachelor life with a group of friends who spend
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time at his house, playing basketball, relaxing, etc.


born in 1961
grew up in Kentucky. Father was a famous host of a TV
talk show. George loved being part of a famous family got
interested in show business
21, drove to Los Angeles stayed with aunt and did whatever
jobs he could get
worked for 13 years in small TV shows then joined the cast of
ER in 1994 as Doug Ross
major film roles since ER, including Oceans Eleven, Up in the
Air and The Descendants
heavily involved in social causes in recent years including fundraising for victims of 2010 Haiti earthquake
and raising awareness of genocide in Darfur
2008 appointed UN peace envoy

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Language focus 2
Continuous aspect in other tenses 9 Choose the correct alternative to complete the
sentences below.
1 Where are you? Ill ring / ve been ringing /
7 Complete the extract with the Present perfect simple
ve rang you for the last hour!
or continuous form of the verbs in brackets.
2 Theyve been staying / ll stay / stay with friends
Shridhar Chillal, who lives while the repairs are carried out.
near Bombay, 1has been 3 I think Ill go out / ve been going out / ll be going
out for dinner with my boyfriend tonight.
(be) in the Guinness Book
4 You look exhausted! What will you do / will you be
of Records for the last doing / have you been doing?
twenty years for having the 5 Dont call me between 10 and 11 tomorrow,
worlds longest nails one Ill give / ll be giving / have given a presentation.
is more than a hundred 6 Thats the second time Ill say / ve been saying /
ve said hello and shes ignored me. So rude!
centimetres long. He
7 Have you heard? Ellas won / ll be winning /
2
(grow) them for s been winning an award for the project she did
more than fifty years and last year.
has to be extremely careful 8 Think of me this time tomorrow Ill take /
in case he damages them. ll be taking / ve taken my driving test.

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However, recently he

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3
(feel) very tired: My nails are very heavy and I Vocabulary
4
(not had) a full nights sleep for the last few
Headlines
years, worrying about damaging them. I 5 (never
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hold) my new grandson for fear of breaking them, and now the
10
U
Match a beginning from A with an ending from B.
nerves in my left hand 6 (die) because I Replace the words in bold in the headlines below
7
(never use) it. I 8
(think) about it a lot with the correct word in the box.
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recently and now I 9 (decide) to cut off my nails


back calls death toll set to
and sell them to a museum.
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severe vows

A severe
8 Complete the email with the Future simple or v
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continuous form of the verbs in the box. 1 Storm causes very serious damage c
2 Energy company probably going to announce
3 Top celebrities support change to
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be bring have look after not forget


not work pack phone send wander 4 Number of people dead in earthquake
5 New demands for tighter gun
6 President promises to build

Hi Julian, B
Just a quick email before we go away. Were o to a rises to 70.
Morocco tomorrow. I cant wait, but Im nowhere near b more schools.
ready yet. I think I 1 ll be packing all night! Im sure by c to local homes.
the time I get on the plane I 2 exhausted!
d controls after shooting.
Still, just think, this time next week I 3 round the e privacy laws.
old city or maybe I 4 a swim in the hotel pool.
The great thing is I 5 I promise I 6 you
f 2,000 new jobs
a postcard and I 7 you something back from
Marrakech.
As I said, Sandra 8 Tigger from Monday to Friday
but if you could feed him on Saturday and Sunday, that
would be brilliant. You 9 to give him some milk as
well, will you?
Thanks again and I 10
you as soon as we get back.
Trish xx

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Listen and read
Winners and losers
11a 3.1 Listen to and/or read about three unlucky c Who made the following statements?
experiences and answer the question.
1 They seemed very pleased with it.
Who lost the most money?
The person who sold the teddy at the
jumble sale.
b Listen to and/or read the texts again. Are these 2 Yes, I will.
statements true (T) or false (F)?
3 Its devastating but we shall just have to try
1 Mrs Song gave the teddy bear to the sale by again.
mistake. 4 She should have told me.
2 There were plenty of objects for sale at the jumble 5 Its just sad to work that hard, to plan all that, then
sale. to have it all ruined.
3 The syndicate members didnt take the robbery 6 They were rather foolish to let everyone know
seriously at first. what was going to happen.
4 The party was only for the syndicate members. 7 I told nobody at first, then decided that the buyer
is more likely to return the money if they know
5 Eric Culbertson was going to propose in a hotel. who it belongs to.

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8 Nobody move!
6 The couple are now engaged.

Lottery syndicate robbed of


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Family accidentally sold
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teddy bear containing winnings at celebration party
U
$50,000 in cash An Italian lottery syndicate won and then
lost a fortune when members were robbed at
realised it wasnt
a joke. They took
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An Alaskan family accidentally sold an old gunpoint as they divided up their $60,000 all the money,
teddy bear containing $50,000 in cash at a winnings. Five masked gunmen burst into but at least no
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church jumble sale. Wan Song had borrowed the celebration party at a social club as the one was hurt.
the money for her husbands cancer money was being handed out in envelopes, Police said the forty-strong syndicate may
treatment and had hidden it inside the bear. and grabbed the cash before escaping in a have been the victim of its own generosity
But she hadnt told her husband, Inhong waiting car. after advertising the party on posters
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Song, who gave the bear to the church sale Syndicate organiser Vincenzo Paviglianiti at Reggio Calabria in southern Italy. A
in their home town of Anchorage. said: We were just about to start handing spokesman said: The syndicate had put up
Mrs Song is now appealing for whoever out the money when five men burst in posters and balloons in the streets around
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bought the bear to return it to the family. She wearing masks. At first everyone laughed their local social club and had invited
had borrowed the money from friends and because they thought it was part of the neighbours to come and celebrate their
relatives without her husbands knowledge, party, but then the men started shouting win with them. In effect, the robbers knew
to pay for surgery he needed for cancer of and telling everyone to get on the floor what was going to happen and that the
the pancreas. and not to move. It was only after one of money was going to be divided up at the
them fired a shot into the air that everyone celebration.
For safekeeping, she wrapped the money in
foil and sewed it inside one of their childrens
old teddy bears which she then hid at the
back of a cupboard. Meanwhile, the family
Man loses $10,000
decided to help their local church jumble sale engagement ring in taxi
and Mrs Song packed up A man whod saved up for over a year to buy a
some items, which her $10,000 engagement ring for his girlfriend lost it in
husband delivered. a taxi in Chicago. Eric Culbertson put the ring a
But when the jumble platinum band with a round-cut diamond into
sale began to run out of his wallet as he got into the taxi. He was taking
items, he went back to girlfriend Krista Saputo to a restaurant where hed
the house, found the intended to propose. But after leaving the taxi, he
bear and brought it realised the ring was no longer in his wallet.
to the sale. The twenty-eight-year-old had paid for a suite at a city hotel and arranged for chocolate-
An older woman covered strawberries and champagne for their arrival. Hed also booked a table at a
with two girls restaurant in the city, says the Chicago Tribune.
reportedly The following day, the couple travelled to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin for a family
bought it for reunion. There, Culbertson bought a twenty-five-dollar cubic zirconia ring and asked
a dollar. Saputo to marry him. She accepted.

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Language live Writing


Dealing with unexpected problems A narrative
12a Complete the conversations with the missing words. 14a Read Marisols story quickly. Which sentence
(A, B or C) is true?
1 a: Im sorry sir, but theres no reservation under that
name. A She went on holiday to Norway and hired a car.
b: 1What do you mean? My company made the B They went on a day trip and she nearly missed her
reservation last week over the phone. flight home.
a: Well, Im sorry, but we have no record of that. C They went on a day trip and crashed because of
b: Well, 2i n my f that you bad weather.
havent recorded it properly. Do you have no
available rooms?
a: Well, let me see what I can do. The Most Frightening Day of My Life
2 a: Whats this? A parking ticket? Several years ago
v round hairpin bends on
b: Yes, sir. Youve overstayed the 45 minutes that
I was spending Christmas in dangerous, icy roads. I was
you paid for. Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. absolutely petrified, but for some
a: 3I u t , but Im only two minutes My brother Jos was working reason I didnt tell him to stop.
late! there and he couldnt get any My worst nightmare happened:
b: Sorry sir, but you cannot park for longer than the time off to come home, so I

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the car slipped on the road and
time you pay for. spent the holiday with him. the two front wheels went over
a: 4Can I m as ? Why d I pay We decided to go up Mount the edge. We were very lucky that

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Teide, a volcano in the centre the rest of the car didnt go over.
for another 45 minutes now, and then everyones
of the island, and officially the We sat in the car, not daring to
happy. second largest mountain in
N move and freezing cold, waiting
b: OK, just this once, then. Europe. This was the last day for someone to come past. A car
3 a: Thatll be 175, please. of my visit, so we hired a little came round the corner and out
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b: What? But you havent repaired the washing car for the day I couldnt jumped three enormous men.
machine. 5I dont t thats f . drive, but my brother could. Without saying a word, the three
a: I realise that, but we charge 175 for a call-out at Jos and I set off in brilliant men surrounded the car and
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the weekend. sunshine, but it got much colder literally lifted it back on the road.
and by the time we reached the My brother and I got out to thank
b: But 6 t is r ! I work during the week,
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crater of Mount Teide it was them, but the three men just
and Im only here at the weekend! snowing. All the restaurants, repeated Norway several times
a: Look, Ill tell you what. Let me repair it, then we hotels and petrol stations at we assumed that that was
can discount this charge from the repair bill. the top of the volcano were where they came from then got
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shut, and we had almost run back into their car and drove off.
out of petrol. I started getting We were so relieved we could
b 3.2 Listen and check. really worried because I had have kissed them! We got back
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to catch the plane home that into our car and continued down
evening, and if I didnt, I would the side of the mountain. I have
Pronunciation have to pay for a new ticket. So never felt so happy in my life as
Jos decided to do something when we reached the town at
Identifying the speakers feelings incredibly dangerous he the bottom. We went straight to
switched off the engine of the a petrol station and filled up. The
13 3.3 Listen to the expressions from exercise 12 car and freewheeled down the petrol station was owned by a
said twice. In which one does the speaker sound other side of the mountain. Norwegian company!
annoyed and in which does he/she sound calm? He did this for several kilometres,
Write a or b below.
1 What do you mean? b Improve the story by inserting these adverbial
annoyed a calm b phrases in the best place. They are in the correct
2 Well, its not my fault order.
annoyed calm
Several years ago unfortunately One day
3 I understand that, very quickly For some reason At this point,
annoyed calm All of a sudden for ages, Eventually,
4 Can I make a suggestion? By this stage Ironically,
annoyed calm
5 I dont think thats fair.
annoyed calm c Write a story about a journey that youve been on.
6 But this is ridiculous. Describe where you went, what happened and how
annoyed calm you felt. Use adverbial phrases from exercise 14b.

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03 it all went wronG
Vocabulary The flight
Mishaps It happened when I had to catch a plane from Madrid.
I started off nice and early but then on the way there I
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used all my petrol and didnt have any left. I
1a Read the descriptions of peoples worst experiences managed to buy a can from a nearby garage, but when I
and replace the words in bold with the correct form got back to the car I saw my keys inside it and realized
of a word/phrase in the box. I had 14kept myself out by locking it. A helpful
mechanic from the garage found a key that opened the
bang my head break down damage drop door and I continued on my journey. As I approached
Madrid I 15became unable to move in traffic for half an
get confused get lost get on get stuck
hour. As you can imagine, I 16failed to catch my plane.
lock myself out lose miss oversleep
run out of petrol slip spill trip Jos - Spain

13 14 15 16

The wedding b Complete the gaps with the correct form of a word or

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It was my friend Mikes wedding and it was in a church phrase from exercise 1a.
in the middle of nowhere about 40 km from Vancouver.
1 Hello, is that Park Street Garage? My car has

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Anyway, I didnt have a map and I 1became unable to
find my way and missed the ceremony. Then at the broken down. Can you send someone to help?
party afterwards I 2caught my foot on something N 2 Be careful or you your coffee!
and 3dropped from my glass my drink all over the 3 Eric most of the meeting. He only arrived
brides wedding dress! Worst of all, at the end of an fifteen minutes before the end.
uncomfortable evening, I realised I 4was unable to find
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the piece of paper with the name of my hotel and so I had
4 a: What happened?
to sleep in my car. b: The floor was wet and I and twisted my
Steve - Canada ankle. Its nothing serious.
E

5 You the wrong train. This one is going to


1 got lost 2 3 4 London. The Birmingham train is on platform nine.
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6 The city centre is terrible. You can in traffic


jams for hours.
The interview 7 The hotel was so large that the first day Haifa
I had an interview for a job I really wanted. Unfortunately,
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worked there, she and ended up in the


my alarm clock didnt go off and I 5slept too much.
I ran to the station but I was in such a rush that I
laundry room.
8 Sorry to bother you but I sugar. Can you
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6
became so I was not thinking clearly and
7
entered the wrong train. I didnt arrive in Frankfurt until lend me some?
lunchtime and I was three hours late for the interview. 9 I often between Shaun and Ben. The twins
Needless to say, I didnt get the job. look so similar.
Helga - Germany 10 Im sorry Im so late. My neighbours kept me
awake last night and I this morning.
5 6 7
11 Sheena felt so embarrassed when she her
glass and it smashed on the floor.
The journey 12 a: Are you OK?
Id just been to a terrible party in Edinburgh and it was
b: Yes, I just my head on the cupboard
January. While I was there I 8accidentally let my mobile
fall from my hand on the floor and I 9nearly broke it, door. I think I need to sit down for a moment.
so it didnt work. Well, on my way home, my car 13 It was dark in the living room and the police officer
10
stopped working, and my mobile wasnt working, so over something and nearly fell.
I had to walk. It had been snowing and the road was very 14 She closed the door and then realised she .
icy. I 11slid with my feet on the ice and 12knocked my Her key was still inside.
head hard on a tree. I woke up later in hospital with a
15 anybody a wallet? I found this in
very bad headache.
the hall.
Pat - Scotland
16 If you anything in the shop, you will have
8 9 10 to pay for it.
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Language focus 1 5

Narrative tenses Ten minutes later we /


sit / in a caf when I /
2 Use the prompts to write complete sentences. realise / that he / trick /
Choose the best past form of the verbs. us.
1

This / happen / one


summer when three
of us / travel / around
Europe. 6
This happened one
summer when three When he / give / me
of us were travelling back the money, he /

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around Europe. replace / everything
except the top two

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2 notes with newspaper!

We / walk / around a
town when a man /
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offer / to change our
money.
3 Choose the best verb form in the sentences.
E

1 I couldnt believe that my brother had sold / had


been selling his bike.
PL

2 I discovered that Frank had drunk / had been


drinking all the milk in the fridge.
3 3 The Minister of Transport, Carole Whitaker, told
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journalists that she had resigned / had been


A friend / warn / us resigning from her job.
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never to change money 4 Carmen and Nando had gone out / had been going
on the street, but the out for several years, so we were shocked when
man / look / honest, so they split up.
we / decide / to take a 5 The children were disappointed because Chris
chance. hadnt come / hadnt been coming to their party.
6 Kate was exhausted because she d worked / d
been working so hard.
7 I felt extremely frustrated, as I d tried / d been
trying to telephone his office for three days, with
no success.
4 8 It was only when I got home that I realised to my
horror that I hadnt paid / hadnt been paying for
He / pretend / to give the meal.
me fifty notes but I /
notice / that he / only
give / me forty-eight,
so I / ask / him to count
them again.

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4 Read these letters about lifes biggest
disappointments from a teen magazine. Complete
Vocabulary
the gaps with the correct form of the verbs in the Crime and punishment
boxes.
5 Complete the newspaper stories with the crimes.
A
My sister 1cancelled
her wedding three NO ENCORE FOR POP STAR
days before it was Singer Chris T. was arrested for 1drink-driving last night.
due to happen. I He was on his way home from a nightclub when his car hit
a tree. He and his passenger had no injuries, but he failed a
2
to make breath test when police arrived on the scene. He was also
her change her mind later charged with 2 p of i
because I d when he was searched on arriving at the
3
to police station.
wearing the dress
B
that my mum
4
for me BRITAINS WORST TEENAGER?
for weeks. On the day she A 13-year-old girl from Birmingham has been called Britains
was supposed to get married, I worst teenager this year. She has 3 p

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t over 200 times this school year, and also
5
into her room while she
been accused of 4 a s
6
a bath and 7

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b by local residents in the street where she
her favourite dress into little pieces. lives, including writing 5 g on their houses.

Liz, aged twelve


N C
U
FURY AS LOCAL PERFORMER
ARRESTED
cancel cut go have look forward There has been outrage after a local woman was arrested for
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make try 6
b while playing her guitar and singing to
commuters at the local railway station. The 28-year-old
PL

woman was popular with morning travellers, with one


passenger saying she brightened up my mornings.
My dad is always
playing practical jokes
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on us, and the worst


one ever was the
6 Match the correct form of the words/phrases in the
box with the descriptions of what punishments the
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lottery one. We people in exercise 5 received. Match the punishments


8
the lottery with the people.
for years and we
9
anything, get a suspended sentence give community service
so when my dad let off with a warning lose his/her licence
taken into care
10
us a
lottery ticket with the
1 This person wasnt punished, but told not to
winning numbers from that
perform in public again, or she would receive a
night on it, we 11 believe punishment next time.
our luck! Later, when we 12
Punishment: She was let off with a warning. C
what to spend the money on, he 2 This person was removed from her family and put
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us the ticket was a fake he into a special home. She was ordered to spend 25
14
. My mum 15 hours cleaning the streets.
to him for weeks! Punishments: She was and .
3 This person had the document which allows them
to drive taken away and was told that if they
Joseph, aged eleven
commit any more crimes in the next year, they
would go to prison.
Punishments:H e and .
cant do make not speak
not win plan show tell

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Language focus 2
Continuous aspect in other tenses 9 Choose the correct alternative to complete the
sentences below.
1 Where are you? Ill ring / ve been ringing /
7 Complete the extract with the Present perfect simple
ve rang you for the last hour!
or continuous form of the verbs in brackets.
2 Theyve been staying / ll stay / stay with friends
Shridhar Chillal, who lives while the repairs are carried out.
near Bombay, 1has been 3 I think Ill go out / ve been going out / ll be going
out for dinner with my boyfriend tonight.
(be) in the Guinness Book
4 You look exhausted! What will you do / will you be
of Records for the last doing / have you been doing?
twenty years for having the 5 Dont call me between 10 and 11 tomorrow,
worlds longest nails one Ill give / ll be giving / have given a presentation.
is more than a hundred 6 Thats the second time Ill say / ve been saying /
ve said hello and shes ignored me. So rude!
centimetres long. He
7 Have you heard? Ellas won / ll be winning /
2
(grow) them for s been winning an award for the project she did
more than fifty years and last year.
has to be extremely careful 8 Think of me this time tomorrow Ill take /
in case he damages them. ll be taking / ve taken my driving test.

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However, recently he

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3
(feel) very tired: My nails are very heavy and I Vocabulary
4
(not had) a full nights sleep for the last few
Headlines
years, worrying about damaging them. I 5 (never
N
hold) my new grandson for fear of breaking them, and now the
10
U
Match a beginning from A with an ending from B.
nerves in my left hand 6 (die) because I Replace the words in bold in the headlines below
7
(never use) it. I 8
(think) about it a lot with the correct word in the box.
E

recently and now I 9 (decide) to cut off my nails


back calls death toll set to
and sell them to a museum.
PL

severe vows

A severe
8 Complete the email with the Future simple or v
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continuous form of the verbs in the box. 1 Storm causes very serious damage c
2 Energy company probably going to announce
3 Top celebrities support change to
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be bring have look after not forget


not work pack phone send wander 4 Number of people dead in earthquake
5 New demands for tighter gun
6 President promises to build

Hi Julian, B
Just a quick email before we go away. Were o to a rises to 70.
Morocco tomorrow. I cant wait, but Im nowhere near b more schools.
ready yet. I think I 1 ll be packing all night! Im sure by c to local homes.
the time I get on the plane I 2 exhausted!
d controls after shooting.
Still, just think, this time next week I 3 round the e privacy laws.
old city or maybe I 4 a swim in the hotel pool.
The great thing is I 5 I promise I 6 you
f 2,000 new jobs
a postcard and I 7 you something back from
Marrakech.
As I said, Sandra 8 Tigger from Monday to Friday
but if you could feed him on Saturday and Sunday, that
would be brilliant. You 9 to give him some milk as
well, will you?
Thanks again and I 10
you as soon as we get back.
Trish xx

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Listen and read
Winners and losers
11a 3.1 Listen to and/or read about three unlucky c Who made the following statements?
experiences and answer the question.
1 They seemed very pleased with it.
Who lost the most money?
The person who sold the teddy at the
jumble sale.
b Listen to and/or read the texts again. Are these 2 Yes, I will.
statements true (T) or false (F)?
3 Its devastating but we shall just have to try
1 Mrs Song gave the teddy bear to the sale by again.
mistake. 4 She should have told me.
2 There were plenty of objects for sale at the jumble 5 Its just sad to work that hard, to plan all that, then
sale. to have it all ruined.
3 The syndicate members didnt take the robbery 6 They were rather foolish to let everyone know
seriously at first. what was going to happen.
4 The party was only for the syndicate members. 7 I told nobody at first, then decided that the buyer
is more likely to return the money if they know
5 Eric Culbertson was going to propose in a hotel. who it belongs to.

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8 Nobody move!
6 The couple are now engaged.

Lottery syndicate robbed of


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Family accidentally sold
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teddy bear containing winnings at celebration party
U
$50,000 in cash An Italian lottery syndicate won and then
lost a fortune when members were robbed at
realised it wasnt
a joke. They took
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An Alaskan family accidentally sold an old gunpoint as they divided up their $60,000 all the money,
teddy bear containing $50,000 in cash at a winnings. Five masked gunmen burst into but at least no
PL

church jumble sale. Wan Song had borrowed the celebration party at a social club as the one was hurt.
the money for her husbands cancer money was being handed out in envelopes, Police said the forty-strong syndicate may
treatment and had hidden it inside the bear. and grabbed the cash before escaping in a have been the victim of its own generosity
But she hadnt told her husband, Inhong waiting car. after advertising the party on posters
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Song, who gave the bear to the church sale Syndicate organiser Vincenzo Paviglianiti at Reggio Calabria in southern Italy. A
in their home town of Anchorage. said: We were just about to start handing spokesman said: The syndicate had put up
Mrs Song is now appealing for whoever out the money when five men burst in posters and balloons in the streets around
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bought the bear to return it to the family. She wearing masks. At first everyone laughed their local social club and had invited
had borrowed the money from friends and because they thought it was part of the neighbours to come and celebrate their
relatives without her husbands knowledge, party, but then the men started shouting win with them. In effect, the robbers knew
to pay for surgery he needed for cancer of and telling everyone to get on the floor what was going to happen and that the
the pancreas. and not to move. It was only after one of money was going to be divided up at the
them fired a shot into the air that everyone celebration.
For safekeeping, she wrapped the money in
foil and sewed it inside one of their childrens
old teddy bears which she then hid at the
back of a cupboard. Meanwhile, the family
Man loses $10,000
decided to help their local church jumble sale engagement ring in taxi
and Mrs Song packed up A man whod saved up for over a year to buy a
some items, which her $10,000 engagement ring for his girlfriend lost it in
husband delivered. a taxi in Chicago. Eric Culbertson put the ring a
But when the jumble platinum band with a round-cut diamond into
sale began to run out of his wallet as he got into the taxi. He was taking
items, he went back to girlfriend Krista Saputo to a restaurant where hed
the house, found the intended to propose. But after leaving the taxi, he
bear and brought it realised the ring was no longer in his wallet.
to the sale. The twenty-eight-year-old had paid for a suite at a city hotel and arranged for chocolate-
An older woman covered strawberries and champagne for their arrival. Hed also booked a table at a
with two girls restaurant in the city, says the Chicago Tribune.
reportedly The following day, the couple travelled to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin for a family
bought it for reunion. There, Culbertson bought a twenty-five-dollar cubic zirconia ring and asked
a dollar. Saputo to marry him. She accepted.

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Language live Writing


Dealing with unexpected problems A narrative
12a Complete the conversations with the missing words. 14a Read Marisols story quickly. Which sentence
(A, B or C) is true?
1 a: Im sorry sir, but theres no reservation under that
name. A She went on holiday to Norway and hired a car.
b: 1What do you mean? My company made the B They went on a day trip and she nearly missed her
reservation last week over the phone. flight home.
a: Well, Im sorry, but we have no record of that. C They went on a day trip and crashed because of
b: Well, 2i n my f that you bad weather.
havent recorded it properly. Do you have no
available rooms?
a: Well, let me see what I can do. The Most Frightening Day of My Life
2 a: Whats this? A parking ticket? Several years ago
v round hairpin bends on
b: Yes, sir. Youve overstayed the 45 minutes that
I was spending Christmas in dangerous, icy roads. I was
you paid for. Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. absolutely petrified, but for some
a: 3I u t , but Im only two minutes My brother Jos was working reason I didnt tell him to stop.
late! there and he couldnt get any My worst nightmare happened:
b: Sorry sir, but you cannot park for longer than the time off to come home, so I

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the car slipped on the road and
time you pay for. spent the holiday with him. the two front wheels went over
a: 4Can I m as ? Why d I pay We decided to go up Mount the edge. We were very lucky that

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Teide, a volcano in the centre the rest of the car didnt go over.
for another 45 minutes now, and then everyones
of the island, and officially the We sat in the car, not daring to
happy. second largest mountain in
N move and freezing cold, waiting
b: OK, just this once, then. Europe. This was the last day for someone to come past. A car
3 a: Thatll be 175, please. of my visit, so we hired a little came round the corner and out
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b: What? But you havent repaired the washing car for the day I couldnt jumped three enormous men.
machine. 5I dont t thats f . drive, but my brother could. Without saying a word, the three
a: I realise that, but we charge 175 for a call-out at Jos and I set off in brilliant men surrounded the car and
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the weekend. sunshine, but it got much colder literally lifted it back on the road.
and by the time we reached the My brother and I got out to thank
b: But 6 t is r ! I work during the week,
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crater of Mount Teide it was them, but the three men just
and Im only here at the weekend! snowing. All the restaurants, repeated Norway several times
a: Look, Ill tell you what. Let me repair it, then we hotels and petrol stations at we assumed that that was
can discount this charge from the repair bill. the top of the volcano were where they came from then got
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shut, and we had almost run back into their car and drove off.
out of petrol. I started getting We were so relieved we could
b 3.2 Listen and check. really worried because I had have kissed them! We got back
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to catch the plane home that into our car and continued down
evening, and if I didnt, I would the side of the mountain. I have
Pronunciation have to pay for a new ticket. So never felt so happy in my life as
Jos decided to do something when we reached the town at
Identifying the speakers feelings incredibly dangerous he the bottom. We went straight to
switched off the engine of the a petrol station and filled up. The
13 3.3 Listen to the expressions from exercise 12 car and freewheeled down the petrol station was owned by a
said twice. In which one does the speaker sound other side of the mountain. Norwegian company!
annoyed and in which does he/she sound calm? He did this for several kilometres,
Write a or b below.
1 What do you mean? b Improve the story by inserting these adverbial
annoyed a calm b phrases in the best place. They are in the correct
2 Well, its not my fault order.
annoyed calm
Several years ago unfortunately One day
3 I understand that, very quickly For some reason At this point,
annoyed calm All of a sudden for ages, Eventually,
4 Can I make a suggestion? By this stage Ironically,
annoyed calm
5 I dont think thats fair.
annoyed calm c Write a story about a journey that youve been on.
6 But this is ridiculous. Describe where you went, what happened and how
annoyed calm you felt. Use adverbial phrases from exercise 14b.

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05 Face to Face
Vocabulary b Write four sentences using words from exercise 1a so
they are true for you.
Getting together 1
2
1a Use the clues to complete the grid.
3
2 1 4
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3
C
4
H Language focus 1
5
O Review of future forms
6
O
7
L 2 Complete the conversations with ll or going to using
8 the verbs in brackets.
R
9
E 1 a: Can I speak to Miss Beatty in accounts?

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10 b: Yes, I ll put (put) you through.
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2 a: My calculators not working and I need it for

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11
N the exam.
12
I N b: Dont panic, I (lend) you mine.
13
O 3 a: You look very tired you need a break.
14 b: Yes, I (have) two days off next week. Mr
U
N Brumfit agreed to it.
1 I went to a school reunion last night, and it was 4 a: Weve got a bit of a problem, theres a strong
smell of gas in the house.
E

great to see so many of my ex-classmates.


(2 words) b: Right, madam, I (send) someone round
immediately.
PL

2 Some of the had come all the way from


Hong Kong just for the wedding. 5 a: So whats the kitchen like?
3 I have an important business meeting with b: Its nice and big but its a bit dark, so we

some this afternoon. (paint) it yellow.


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4 In 2012, we had a big street party with all 6 a: Your exam results werent very good, were
our . they?
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5 Could you make an for me to see b: I know, but Ive decided I (work) much
Mr Ikegame some time tomorrow? harder next year.
6 Im trying to organise a little at my place 7 a: Do you want to have a party for your twenty-
on Saturday can you come? (2 words) first birthday?
7 All our friends and are going to be at the b: Oh I dont know. I (think) about it.
wedding. 8 a: Have you decided what to do about the house?
8 When Kristin passed her exams, we went out for b: Yes. We (not sell) it after all.
a at her favourite restaurant. (2 words) 9 a: Did you get an email from the accounts
9 Each member of the United Nations may send department this morning?
five to the General Assembly. b: I dont know, I (check) my inbox.
10 Aaron moved into his new apartment months ago 10 a: Are you and Jason friends again yet?
and he still hasnt had a party. (2 words) b: No, I (never speak) to him again!
11 Uma and Carl have arranged a for me with
a friend of theirs Im really nervous. (2 words)
12 There have been angry demonstrations outside
the building where the two presidents are having
their meeting.
13 Representatives from over a hundred countries
attended the International Peace .
14 Im involved in a really lively discussion on an
at the moment about the latest series of
Game of Thrones. (2 words)

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3 In many situations we can use either the Present 4 In four of the sentences below, the Present simple is
continuous or going to. In these sentences, cross out not used correctly to talk about the future. Find the
the Present continuous where it is not possible. mistakes and correct them.
1 Paula is going to become / is becoming a 1 What time does your train get in?
specialist in heart surgery when she finishes her
training. 2 Everything on the menu sounds delicious, but I
2 Im going to have / having a party on Saturday. have the chicken risotto.
Would you like to come?
3 Im really going to enjoy / really enjoying the 3 You break that window if youre not careful.
concert tomorrow night.
4 My husbands going to see / seeing the doctor on 4 What are you going to do when you retire?
Friday.
5 What time is your sisters plane going to leave /
5 Wait a minute I help you with those bags.
leaving?
6 Who are you going to meet / meeting for lunch
6 As soon as I get home, I promise I phone you.

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today?
7 One day Im going to meet / meeting the girl of
7 Ill get some more steaks in case Jan and Ian stay

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my dreams.
8 Peter keeps telling us hes going to make / making for dinner.
a million pounds before hes forty. N
9 Were going to spend / spending the holidays
with some friends from Canada. 5a Sharon is worried about a barbecue she is organising,
U
10 When are you going to learn / learning some and her friend Rhona is reassuring her. Put S next to
table manners? Sharons comments and R next to Rhonas.
E

1 I dont know why I decided to have a barbecue


this afternoon, I bet itll rain. S
PL

2 Im never get these salads ready in


time.
3 Slow down a bit! Youre cut yourself with
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that knife if youre not careful.


4 Stop worrying about the food. itll all taste
wonderful.
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5 These steaks take a while to cook theyre


really thick. Are you going to put them on the
barbecue first?
6 that half the people Ive invited wont
come.
7 Well, at least fifteen people have told me theyre
coming. And some of your neighbours will
turn up, too.
8 Marc said hed bring me some extra chairs but
hell forget.
9 People to want plenty of soft drinks. Shall I
get some more juice from the shop?
10 Theres just so much to do. Im forget
something.

b Complete the sentences in 5a with a word or phrase


in the box.

almost certainly are likely bet certain to


going to (x2) Im sure (x2) may well
theres a good chance that

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Listen and read
The weird ways people meet The weird ways
6a 5.1 Listen to and/or read the article. Who people meet
P
1 thought he might not have been thinking properly eople always regret asking me and my wife
when they met? Nick McKiddie how we got together. Its a long story, involving
2 planned to meet different people? other relationships and several countries, and
to be honest, its not that interesting, so Ill spare you
3 was part of a coincidence involving his name? the details. We were at a restaurant in Tuscany on our
summer holiday last year though, when we met another
4 was physically hurt? English couple who had a far more interesting story
than us. Lynn and Andy had actually met online before
they got together, or at least they thought they had. After
a few casual conversations through an online dating
b Listen and/or read again and circle the correct answer. agency, they decided to meet for real. Lynn arrived at
1 Why do people regret asking the writer about how the restaurant first, and shortly after was approached by
he and his wife got together? Andy, who thought she was someone else. It turns out
a) He thinks its boring. b) Its really sad. theyd both arranged to meet different people, but liked
2 Where did Lynn and Andy actually meet for the the look of each other, and that was that!

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first time? And theyre not alone. It seems there are all sorts of
a) online b) at a restaurant places you might meet that special someone. Lukas met

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3 Why did Lukas crash into Sofies car? Sofie for the first time when he crashed into her car on
a) He wasnt looking where he was going. his bicycle. It was raining and I was coming downhill
N
b) It was difficult to see where he was going. really fast, so I couldnt really see where I was going.
4 What did Lukas think of Sofie when he first saw her? Sofie opened her car door and I went straight into it,
U
and off my bike. explains Lukas, I was unconscious for
a) He thought she was beautiful.
a few seconds, and when I came round there was this
b) He thought she was OK. beautiful young woman asking me Are you OK? Well,
5 What do Lukas and Sofies and Nick and Susans
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after that, she went to the hospital with me and was just
stories have in common? really kind, really caring, and we hit it off.
PL

a) They both involved a crime.


b) They both started with something bad happening. Every cloud has a silver lining, so they say, and Nick
McKiddie would most likely agree. He was leaving the
6 When did Nick realise he really liked Susan?
office late one night when he got robbed by a group of
a) when he first met her b) after a few weeks
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young men. He wasnt hurt, but they stole his phone


7 When did the couple who met during jury service and wallet, so he called the police. Susan Harris, a
actually get together? young police officer at the time, attended the call. Nick
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a) during the trial b) after the trial explains, I dont know whether I was in shock because
8 Whats Bens dogs name? of what had happened, but I think it was love at first
a) Ben b) we dont know sight. I would never usually be so confident, but I just
asked if she wanted to go for a drink sometime, and to
my surprise, she said yes! Nick and Susan got married
last December.
It seems crime can indeed bring people together.
I know a couple who started dating after doing jury
service on a particularly lengthy court case. They were
spending so much time together during the trial, that
when it finally ended, they realised they were really
missing each other!
Animals dont have the same social inhibitions as
humans do, and this was certainly the case when Ri took
her dog, Ben, to the local dog park. As soon as I took
his lead off, he ran straight to another dog on the other
side of the park, and started getting very friendly indeed
she laughs, I actually had to pull him away, and that was
when I met Ben, the other dogs owner. We had a good
laugh about it all, especially when we realised he had the
same name as my dog. We became friends after that, and
well, the rest is history.

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Vocabulary Vocabulary
Guessing the meaning of Idioms
colloquial language
8 Rearrange the words in the poem below to make idioms.
7 Replace the phrases in bold in
the conversations with colloquial
phrases from the box. How to succeed at online dating
1
Out for eye an keep Keep an eye out for
Alright a rip off A tenner
charmers who say that theyre great;
chill out doing my head in
The chances are they wont increase your heart rate.
gonna grab a coffee
How come mate Take what they say 2 salt a pinch with of;
totally stressed out Wanna And if they lie then its not your fault.
was like Whats up You dont need to 3 truth with the economical be;
Everyone knows youre a fountain of youth.
1 a: a Hi, Jess? But if theyve got beautiful, piercing eyes;
b: Hey Carla. b How are you? Then its OK to 4 lies little a few white tell.
a: c Do you want to d have a And if you take notice of all the above;
coffee together? Who knows? You might 5 in helplessly love fall.

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b: Sorry, I cant right now. Im
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going to be late for class if I

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dont leave now.
2 a: Rrr! Im f feeling a little
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worried and not calm! More complex question forms
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b: Why?
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a: Its Leo, hes really h annoying 9 Use a word from A and a word from B to complete the questions.
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me at the moment. Last week A
at the caf he i said Can you
get the drinks? Ill pay you how what which
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back tomorrow. I havent


seen him since! B
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b: Oh, j relax, you know what benefits expensive far film food long
hes like. He always says that operating system well
but hes a good k friend, hell
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pay you back in the end.


1 Which film do you want to watch at the cinema?
3 a: Thatll be ten pounds, please.
2 do you get on with your brother?
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an unreasonably 3 is your house from here?
expensive price! 4 do you have in your job?
5 does it take you to get ready to go out?
a Alright 6 does your computer use?
b 7 couldnt you live without?
8 is it to fly first class?
c
d
10 Use the prompts to write questions with prepositions.
e
f 1 a: Im really worried.
b: What / worried What are you worried about?
g
2 a: Sshh! Im on the phone!
h b: Who / talk ?
i 3 a: Id prefer to go by train, Im afraid of flying.
j b: What / frightened ?
k 4 a: Ive got an interview for that job I told you about.
l b: Oh yeah? Which one / apply ?
m 5 a: Hhmm, I wonder
b: What / think ?
6 a: I love playing online games.
b: Really? Who / play ?

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11 Match a statement from A with a negative question
from B. Add the negative auxiliary in B.
Language live
Dealing with problems on the
A
1 Im never eating there again. b
telephone
2 Oh dear, Im going to get wet.
3 Jill cant go in the sea on her own. 14a Rearrange the words to make responses, then use
them to complete the conversations below. The first
4 Give me five minutes, then Ill be with you.
word of each response is underlined.
5 Oh no! Ive lost all my work!
6 Liz isnt coming in to work today. 1 good / When / to / a / call / would / time / be / ?
2 message / earlier / my / Madrid / left / a / I / flight /
B about / to
a Didnt you like the restaurant?
3 up / Sorry / breaking / youre
b she feeling well?
4 Ill / department / through / you / to / to / have /
c you have an umbrella? put / another
d you finished yet? 5 time / calling / Sorry / I / bad / am / a / at / ?
e she swim? 6 please / up / Could / bit / you / a / speak / ?
f you save it? 7 to / Jude / thanks / getting / me / for / back
8 with / bear / my / just / youll / me / If / ask / Ill /
12 Rearrange the words to make indirect questions. boss
9 postcode / confirm / and / name / just / I / your /

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1 the / is / station / Do / know / you / bus / where ?
Do you know where the bus station is?
Can / ?

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2 her / if / I / present / liked / wonder / she 10 your / regarding / at / its / sons / school / behaviour

a a: Im sorry, Mr Grady is busy at the moment.


3 me / Tell / leave / time / want / to / you / what
N Could you call back a bit later on?
b: When would be a good time to call?
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4 you / the / from / tour / where / know / Do /
guided / leaves ? b a: Hello, Flight Centre, how can I help?
b: Well,
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5 to / Can / up / get / remind / me / you / have / c a: Patrick? Its Jude Cummins here sorry its a bit
time / we / what / tomorrow? late.
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b: Oh,

6 party / They / going / whether / was / I / know / d a: Im calling about a mistake on my phone bill.
wanted / to / to / the b: Sorry to stop you there,
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7 is / time / it / me / Can / tell / you / what ? e a: Hello, this is Mrs Howard, Dans mother you
wanted to speak to me.
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b: Yes,
8 Do / costs / this / much / know / how / you ?
f a: The only tickets we have left are at $15 for
b:
g a: The wedding menu? Now where did I put it?
Pronunciation Should be here somewhere. Oops, now Ive
dropped everything and .
Question intonation b:
h a: Could you check and see when my order was
13a 5.2 Listen to the sentences. Are they statements actually sent out?
(S) or questions (Q)? b: Sure.
1 He said it was just a little white lie Q i a: This is Shoretons Wholesale Foods. Do you want
2 Shes doing your head in to order anything this week?
3 Theyre hopelessly in love with each other b: Im not sure.

4 His jokes didnt make me laugh j a: We should have somebody with you by three

5 She doesnt cry very often oclock.


b:
6 She hasnt had plastic surgery
a: I said, we should have somebody with you by three.
7 Hes feeling really stressed out
8 He spent the whole time dreaming about someone
else
b 5.3 Listen and check.
b Listen again. Practise saying the questions.

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Writing B

Types of message New Message

3
Jan
15a Match informal phrases 17 with formal phrases
ag. Great to hear that youre heading over to London next
week. How long has it been? Lets do something on
1 Howst ricks? c
Friday night after your meeting 4 .
2 V happy for u!
3 By the way, 5
!
4 OK
5 Cant wait to see you! James and Charlie
6 ourtr eat
7 Hey/Hi New Message
C
a suitable New Message
b Dear
c Hope youre well. Dear Leo
d We will be willing to cover your expenses. Congratulations on your engagement, 6 !
e Incidentally, Ive only just found out as Ive been in London for

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f Im really looking forward to seeing you the last two days on business.
g Im really delighted for you.

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I have to say that when I met Julia at the get-together
last year, I thought she was really nice, and it was
b Read the three messages below. Which is N easy to see that you are right for each other.
informal?
semi-formal? 7
, sorry I havent been in touch for a long
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formal? time, but things have been busy here. 8 at
A the wedding though, it will be a great chance to
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catch up with everyone!


New Message
9
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Dear Mr Branhev
Jan
1
Hope you are well. Please check the flight details
below for your visit to London next week on 15th June
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for the planning meeting.


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New Message c Complete the messages with phrases from exercise


SUPERFLY AIRLINES 15a.
Outbound 15th June Return 16th June
Flight No. SF6593 Flight No. SF6596 d Write an appropriate message for each situation below.
Depart: Depart:
MUNICH MUC 06:50 LONDON LHR 10:15
Arrive: Arrive: Send an email to an international colleague who is
LONDON LHR 09:45 MUNICH MUC 13:10 coming to your city for a meeting, explaining how to
get to your office.
Can you confirm these flights are 2 ASAP?

Send an email to a friend who you are going to stay


On arrival, please take a taxi to head office and make
sure you get a receipt. with, telling them about your plans and travel
arrangements.
Looking forward to seeing you again.
Write a short note to your colleagues inviting them to
Best wishes a party youre having at the weekend.

Vilma Rodrigues Write a note to a neighbour complaining about the


rubbish in front of their house.

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