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Copyright © MM Publications INTRODUCTION Pioneer Intermediate B1 Extra Material consists of worksheets with extra

INTRODUCTION

Pioneer Intermediate B1 Extra Material consists of worksheets with extra practice corresponding to each module. The worksheets are photocopiable to be used by teachers according to their students’ needs.

It is recommended that teachers assign these worksheets

after students have revised the vocabulary, functions and grammatical items dealt with in the corresponding modules of both the Student’s Book and the Workbook.

The listening and reading activities are meant to help students further develop their listening and reading skills and sub-skills. The worksheets always end with

a post-reading discussion to promote students’ critical thinking skills.

Each module consists of:

• Vocabulary and communication

• Grammar

• Listening

• Reading and post-reading discussion

CONTeNTs

Module 1

3

Module 2

6

Module 3

9

Module 4

12

Module 5

15

Module

6

18

Module 7

21

Module 8

24

Module 9

27

Module 10

30

Module 11

33

Module

12

36

18 Module 7 21 Module 8 24 Module 9 27 Module 10 30 Module 11 33

Extra

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1

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Vocabulary & Communication

A. Complete the sentences with the words in the box.

There are two extra words that you do not need to use.

rural

cottage

run

cope

ideal

beachfront

pleased

face

regretted

1. I enjoy riding my bike along the

summer.

during the

2. This hotel is

. It’s in the city centre and

close to a lot of museums and sights.

3. I was

Hull University.

to hear that Alex got accepted at

4. There are a few buses that

during the night in the city.

5. You might

you’ll soon get over them.

some problems at first but

6. While in Spain, we visited some

areas. It was fantastic.

7. I never

my decision to change jobs.

B. Choose a, b or c.

1. The company is moving to a beautiful

outside the city.

a.

access

b. location

c. option

2. Sally’s got a

living room. It’s got room for a lot of furniture.

a. narrow

b. cramped

3. The Porter family just settled

suburbs.

a. in

b. by

c. spacious

their new house in the

c. at

4. I’m coming to town on Saturday. Can you

place?

a. check

b. put

me up at your

c. fill

5. I didn’t sleep during the three-hour drive to Bridgetown. I stayed

awake

a. considering

the view.

b. informing

6. Most students stay in rooms on

a. campus

b. towers

c. admiring

when they go to university.

c. bungalows

D. Read and choose a or b.

1. A: I can’t get used to life in

the city.

B: Don’t worry.

a. You’ll get the hang of it.

b. You have a point.

2.

A: Please, come in.

B: Thank you.

a. Make yourself at home.

b. Feels like home.

3. A: Did I miss anything at the meeting this

morning?

B:

a. Let me fill you in.

b. Keep me posted.

4. A: This room is such a mess. Why don’t you

clean it?

B:

a. I was out of my mind.

b. I’ve been meaning to.

5. A:

Jenny and I are getting married.

B: Wow! That’s fantastic news.

a. Here’s the latest.

b. Let’s get down to business.

6. A: This is the car I’m buying.

What do you think?

B:

a. Very true, but I disagree.

b. Personally, I think it’s too expensive.

C. Circle the correct words.

1. Remember to keep in the bicycle line / lane when you ride your

bike in the centre.

2. This flat is a permanent / temporary residence. I’m moving out

in a month.

3. The new sofa makes your house look cosy and isolated /

inviting.

4. Mark’s house caught fire and he lost all his belongings /

expenses.

5. I got tired about / of my small flat in the city and moved to the

countryside.

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Grammar

A. Complete with the Present Simple or the Present Progressive of the verbs in brackets.
A. Complete with the Present Simple or the Present
Progressive of the verbs in brackets.
1.
A: Who was on the phone?
B:
It was Jessica. She 1
(come)
to visit us next week.
A: That’s great news! 2
she
(still / live) in Coventry?
B: No, not any more. She moved to Manchester because
she found a job there. She 3
(stay) at her brother’s place until she
4
(find) her own flat.
A: 5
she
(like) it there?
B:
I 6
(think) so, but you can
ask her next week.
2.
A: What 7
you
(do) there, Diane?
B:
I 8
(search) for a film to

watch on the Internet. Carla 9

(not want) to come to the cinema with me so

I 10

one on the computer. I 11

(think) of downloading a comedy.

(stay) at home to watch

A: I 12

watch it together. Listening
watch it together.
Listening

(love) comedies. Let’s

B. Complete the questions.

1. A:

staying in that room?

B: My cousin is.

2. A:

find that bag?

B: Under my desk.

3. A:

into the fence?

B: A motorbike crashed into it last night.

4. A:

your new teacher like?

B: He’s nice and helpful.

5. A:

B: Only £20.

your new shirt?

6. A:

see at the café last night?

B: We saw a colleague of mine.

7. A:

you to get to the office by bike?

B: It takes me about half an hour.

C. Read the direct questions and form indirect questions.

1. When does the museum open?

Excuse me, do you know

 

?

2. Do I need to have a credit card with me?

 

I was wondering

 

.

3. Which shoes do you like more?

 

Can you

?

4. Is the underground station near here?

 

I’d like to know

 

.

Listen to three short dialogues and write T for True or F for False.

Dialogue 1

1. Will lives in a small place in the suburbs.

1. Will lives in a small place in the suburbs.

2. Will’s place has a great view.

2. Will’s place has a great view.

Dialogue 2

3. Pam moved to the countryside a few months ago.

3. Pam moved to the countryside a few months ago.

4. She wants to move back to the city.

4. She wants to move back to the city.

Dialogue 3

5. Both bedrooms are small.

5. Both bedrooms are small.

6. The person calling wants the furniture.

6. The person calling wants the furniture.
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Reading

A. Read the text and write T for True, F for False or NM for Not Mentioned.

Feeling at home when living abroad

When people decide to move abroad for work or study, they might experience culture shock at first. This is the phenomenon of disorientation people feel when they move to a country with a different lifestyle and culture. Studies have shown that there are four phases a person goes through when they have to adjust to an unfamiliar environment.

The
The

phases

of

culture

shock

Honeymoon phase

(0

when you first move to a new culture. You observe your new environment and make new discoveries. You are fascinated by everything – the food, the lifestyle, the language and the cultural differences.

Negotiation phase

3 months): This phase occurs

(3

enthusiasm turns into anxiety. You become aware of the differences between the old and new culture, as well as the difficulties in the language, and you often get frustrated. Feelings of loneliness and homesickness are common.

Adjustment phase

(6

feel normal, and you start thinking positively. You get used to the new culture, which you can now understand and appreciate.

Mastery phase

(12 months+): This phase occurs when you start feeling like a ‘local’. You finally feel comfortable and you no longer have communication problems. You can participate in more aspects of the new culture without forgetting your own.

6 months): The initial

12 months): Things start to

HELPFUL TIPS
HELPFUL TIPS

Keep in mind that there are many new and positive experiences waiting for you in the new culture. Culture shock can cause problems; however, remember that there are things you can do to get over these problems. Make yourself at hoMe: Decorate your new home with familiar things that remind you of your old culture. This can include furniture, paintings and photographs of friends and family. keep in touch: It can sometimes be difficult to stay in touch with loved ones if you’re in a different time zone. However, phone calls, email and Skype are all ways that can help you catch up on their news and make you feel like you are not missing out on important events in other people’s lives. explore new surroundings: After finishing with the sightseeing, go out and explore your new neighbourhood. Walk around or ride a bike to discover every corner of it and get to know it better. develop a new routine: This helps you get used to the new lifestyle in a shorter period of time. Go to a café that you like every morning for breakfast or visit the same bakery. Small things like this can make you feel less ‘foreign’. get involved in the local coMMunity: Join the local library or book club. Find out about any interesting entertainment events. Sign up for classes or sports that will help you meet new people and discover new hobbies. Also, take classes to learn the language if it is different from your native one.

1. During the first phase of culture shock, people are disappointed by the new environment.

1. During the first phase of culture shock, people are disappointed by the new environment.

2. After six months, people are able to recognise the positive qualities of a new culture.

2. After six months, people are able to recognise the positive qualities of a new culture.

3. People sometimes have negative feelings even after a year in the new country.

3. People sometimes have negative feelings even after a year in the new country.

4. Bringing things from home will make you feel more homesick.

4. Bringing things from home will make you feel more homesick.

5. It is not a good idea to learn about what’s happening in people’s lives back home.

5. It is not a good idea to learn about what’s happening in people’s lives back

6. To feel less foreign, people should copy the lifestyle and routine of the locals.

6. To feel less foreign, people should copy the lifestyle and routine of the locals.

7. Getting involved in local events will help you adjust more easily.

7. Getting involved in local events will help you adjust more easily.

B. Discuss.

• Which of the advice given in the text would you definitely follow? Why?

• Can you think of any other advice that would help people adjust to a new environment?

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A. Choose a, b or c.

1.

The hurricane completely

in the city.

a. harmed

some buildings

c. destroyed

it into the

c. carried

your health.

c. injure

b. damaged

2. The box was too heavy, so I

room.

a. slid

b. dragged

3. Eating a lot of junk food can

a. hurt

b. harm

4.

The girl was

to see the rescue team

coming.

a. trapped

b. abandoned

c. relieved

5. I was lost, so I asked a(n)

a. passerby

b. attendant

to give me directions.

c. bystander

6. The

a. tough

wind knocked over a motorbike in the street.

b. thick

c. violent

7. The man

a. spotted

a large boat in the distance.

c. floated

b. signalled

8. The baby

a. chased

across the room to her mum.

b. drowned

c. crawled

9. Where are you going without your coat on? It’s

a. foggy

b. boiling

c. freezing

outside.

B. Complete the sentences with the words/phrases in

the box. There are two extra words/phrases that you do not need to use.

extreme

land

against all odds

 

footprints

rope

shook

possibility

emergency

scared stiff

1. The sky is overcast and there’s a

 

of rain in the afternoon.

 

2. We called for

 

services to come

when we saw the accident.

 

3. The little girl

 

with fear when she

heard the loud thunder outside.

 

4. The rock climber used a

 

to

climb to the top.

 

5. The man survived in the jungle

 

.

6. Jack realised a wild animal was near when he saw its

in the snow.

7. What time does your flight

?

C. Complete with the correct form of the words in capitals.

1. Jeannie is my personal

 

.

She helps me with a lot of my work.

 

ASSIST

2. There were a lot of

at

the scene of the accident.

 

JOURNAL

3. Danny is the Pilates

at my gym.

INSTRUCT

4. A good

should be responsible

and skilful.

 

LEAD

5. The

are all ready to

begin the race.

CYCLE

6. The game show had twelve

 

from all over the country.

 

CONTEST

D. Choose a or b.

1.

A: I fell down and broke my arm yesterday.

B:

a.

You aren’t hurt, are you?

 

b.

Oh, dear!

2.

A:

You don’t look very well.

B: I had an awful day today.

a.

What’s up with you?

b.

Are you serious?

3.

A: I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the bear.

B: Don’t worry.

a.

It’s over now.

b.

Poor you!

4.

A: I didn’t know what to do when the earthquake

occurred. B: That’s so scary! a. I was in luck. b. I was in shock.
occurred.
B: That’s so scary!
a. I was in luck.
b. I was in shock.

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Grammar

A. Complete the sentences with the Past Simple or the Past Progressive of the verbs in brackets.

1.

As Kevin

he

(climb) the mountain,

(slip) and almost

(fall) off the edge. Luckily,

he

last minute.

(hold) onto a branch at the

2. While Jessica

(cook) in the

kitchen, she suddenly

loud noise from outside.

(hear) a

3. As soon as Billy

(go) home,

he

watch the news.

(turn) on the television to

B. Complete with used to and the verbs in the box.

watch ride not spend not know play work not like be 1. A: I remember
watch
ride
not spend
not know
play
work
not like
be
1.
A: I remember when my brother and I were young. We
our bikes all day during the
summer.
B:
I grew up in the city, so I
how to ride a bike. However, I learnt a few years ago.
2.
A: That woman looks familiar.
she
at the bank in Marley
Street?
B:
Actually, she
a waitress at the
Italian restaurant near your house. She doesn’t work
there anymore, though.
3.
A:
you
football when you were at school?
B: Yes, I did. The truth is I
much time studying.
4.
A: When I was young, I
horror
films all the time.
B: Really? I
horror films when
I was a child, but now I love them.

4. Tim

(drive) along the

beachfront and the sun

over the sea.

(shine)

5. Greg

(read) a book while I

(play) a game on the

computer.

6. Jack

(wait) at the bus stop

when a car

and

(skid) on some ice

(crash) into a tree.

Listening

a car and (skid) on some ice (crash) into a tree. Listening Listen to a radio

Listen to a radio interview and write T for True or F for False.

1. Conrad was rescued after ten days.

1. Conrad was rescued after ten days.

2. Conrad was flying from the States to Peru.

2. Conrad was flying from the States to Peru.

3. Conrad was in his seat when he fell into the jungle.

3. Conrad was in his seat when he fell into the jungle.

4. Conrad was seriously injured.

4. Conrad was seriously injured.

5. The other passengers were far from Conrad.

5. The other passengers were far from Conrad.

6. The rescue helicopters found Conrad.

6. The rescue helicopters found Conrad.

7. In the end, Conrad was the only survivor.

7. In the end, Conrad was the only survivor.
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Conrad is going to return to the jungle for a
documentary.
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Reading

A. Read the text and answer the questions.

Reading A. Read the text and answer the questions. The DakarRally or simply ‘The Dakar’ is
The DakarRally or simply ‘The Dakar’ is the ultimate off-road race that combines adrenaline thrills
The DakarRally
or simply ‘The Dakar’ is the ultimate off-road race that
combines adrenaline thrills and endurance skills in an
event that takes place in the breathtaking landscape of
the world’s most impressive deserts. Riders and drivers
of motorbikes, quads, cars and trucks from all over
the world take part in an annual race that tests their
endurance and racing abilities.
This exciting challenge was the idea of the motorbike racer, Thierry Sabine,
in 1977. He was competing in a race when he got lost in the Ténéré Desert and suddenly realised that
it would make the perfect location for a rally. He made his dream a reality a year later, in December
1978. He is considered the founder and main organiser of the Paris-Dakar, a race starting in Europe and
finishing in Africa.
For almost thirty years, competitors raced across the two continents, covering thousands of miles. Most of
the events were from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal with the routes often changing. However, in 2008,
the race was cancelled because of security reasons. Since then, it has been taking place in South America;
more specifically, in Argentina, Peru, Chile and Bolivia. The name of the race has remained the same.
The Dakar Rally is not a conventional rally, but an off-road race for professionals as well as amateurs.
Riders and drivers have to cross tough terrain such as sand dunes, mud, rocks, etc. and may have to cover
distances of up to 500-560 miles per day during the 15-day challenge. It is an extraordinary experience;
both a race and a test of skills and endurance. For participants, reaching the finish line is the challenge
of a lifetime.
Unfortunately, this long-distance race is an adventure which has also proven to be dangerous. According
to some, it is one of the most dangerous motorsports on Earth. There have been quite a few fatal
accidents, the majority of which involved motorcyclists. Security measures are taken even for spectators, as
many unfortunate incidents have occurred throughout the years.
The Dakar Rally continues to attract millions of people from all over the world. It brings together about fifty
nationalities each year; people who share the same enthusiasm for racing.

1. Where was Thierry Sabine when he got the idea for the Dakar Rally?

2. Where did the first Dakar Rally take place?

3. Why was the Dakar Rally cancelled in 2008?

4. Where has the race been taking place since 2008?

5. How many miles do the participants cover in a day?

6. What is the Dakar Rally considered to be by some?

7. Why are security measures taken for spectators?

8. How many different nationalities does the Dakar Rally attract?

B. Discuss. Do you think the Dakar Rally should continue to take place even though it’s considered to be one of the most dangerous motorsports on Earth? Why? / Why not?

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3

Vocabulary & Communication

A. Choose a, b, c or d.

1.

I’m fed

with this weather. When is it going to stop

4. I think Paris is one of the most popular

raining?

tourist

.

a.

off

c. on

a. reservations

c. accommodations

b.

up

d. over

b. explorations

d. destinations

2. We’re terribly sorry but there’s going to be a

about an hour.

of

5. Hiking boots are

mountains.

when going to the

a.

delay

c. arrival

a.

illegal

c. essential

b.

departure

d. hassle

b.

private

d. exotic

3. The package tour includes

to nearby towns.

a.

voyages

c. journeys

b.

expeditions

d. excursions

B. Complete with the words in the box. There are two

extra words that you do not need to use.

massive

typical

peaceful

opportunity

handy

cruise

highlight

public

1.

The castle was

. It took us hours to

explore it.

2.

During our ten-day

 

, we stopped at

different ports and saw many new places.

3. The museum is not open to the

yet.

4. My parents want to buy a house in a(n)

the city.

area. They’re tired of the noise in

5. The

took us scuba-diving.

of our trip was when they

D. Complete the dialogue with the phrases a-g. There is one extra phrase that you do not need to use. Then listen and check your answers.

you do not need to use. Then listen and check your answers. a. Why don’t we

a. Why don’t we do something different?

b. I agree.

c. How about going camping?

d. I’d rather not.

e. Why not?

f. See for yourself.

g. Don’t you think we’d enjoy a beach holiday more?

Tom:

Bill:

Carl:

Tom:

Carl:

I want to go sailing this summer. What do you say,

guys?

1

It’ll be fun.

2

I get seasick easily. 3

Like what?

4

6. This holiday is a wonderful

for us

Bill:

Yes, let’s. I’ve always wanted to go camping in the

to get to know Polish culture better.

 

mountains, but I’ve never managed to.

 

Tom:

Camping? Hiking and rock climbing are kind of

C. Complete with the correct form of the words in

capitals.

1. This magazine is full of

for winter holidays.

ADVERTISE

2. I can’t come to your get-together, but thanks

 

for the

.

INVITE

3. After a long

 

with the

 

manager of the company, I decided to accept

the job offer.

 

DISCUSS

4. I have noticed great

 

in

 

the students’ performance these past few

 

weeks.

IMPROVE

5. I’m not sure if my brother has made the right

 

, but he’s moving out.

DECIDE

6. Let’s stop this conversation. I don’t want us

 

to get into another

 

.

ARGUE

Bill:

Carl:

Tom:

boring. 5

I don’t think so. Anyway, we’ve never tried this

kind of holiday before, so maybe we should.

6

What do you say, Tom?

It’ll be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

All right. Camping it is.

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A. Complete with the Past Simple, the Present Perfect Simple or the Present Perfect Progressive of the verbs in

brackets.

1.

2.

A: Listen, Jack, let’s stop. We 1

(jog) for

A: Hello?

over half an hour and I’m exhausted.

B: Hi, Tina! How are things? What 9

B: Already?

you

(do) all morning?

A: Yeah. I 2

(not do) any form of

A: Well, nothing interesting, that’s for sure.

exercise for a while. I’m out of shape.

I 3

ago but I 4

(be) too busy.

I 5

(want) to join a gym two months

(not manage) to.

B: Well, that’s not good. You should exercise more often.

6

(ever / think) about taking up jogging? You can jog any

time of the day; early in the morning or even late at

you

night. I 7

 

(lose) ten pounds since I

8

(start), but the most important

thing is that I feel great.

I 10

(clean) since I 12

I

(cook) and 11

(get) up.

13

(not have) coffee or breakfast yet.

B: But why?

A: My parents 14

(call) last night

to tell me that they’re coming to visit me. They

15

it’s like a short holiday for them.

(never / be) here before so

B: I see. Do you need any help? I 16

(just / finish) work, so I could come over.

A: Thanks, but I’ve got everything under control.

B. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given.

Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words, including the one given.

1. Ray is improving at his job.

Ray is getting

 

and

 

at his job.

Nancy is

less

Mary.

This museum is

 

than

 

to be.

2. Nancy is not as experienced as Mary.

3. This museum didn’t use to be so popular.

Listening

3. This museum didn’t use to be so popular. Listening 4. In my opinion, travelling by

4. In my opinion, travelling by bus is more tiring than

 

travelling by car.

 

as

In my opinion, travelling by car isn’t

 
 

travelling by bus.

5. I haven’t come across a better app.

 

the

 

This is

 

I have come across.

6. My sister is a lot taller than me.

 

much

 

My sister is

 
 

me.

Listen to a conversation between two people on a plane and answer the questions. Choose a, b or c.

1. Who has been to Beijing before?

a. The man.

b. The woman.

c. Both the man and the woman.

2. What is NOT true about the first app the woman mentions?

a. It informs you about the nearest sights.

b. It is possible for you to store pictures.

c. The woman has used it before.

3. How did the man first find out about the restaurant Chao Ming’s?

a. It appeared on the app the woman was showing him.

b. He found it on the Internet.

c. A local friend recommended it.

4. What does the last app do?

a. It helps you decide on your next destination according to what you like.

b. It helps you plan for your trip.

c. It informs you about similar trips other people have been on.

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Reading A. Read the text and complete the fact files. The history of round-the-world trips
Reading
A.
Read the text and complete the fact files.
The history of
round-the-world trips
E ver since the first explorers circled the
globe, more and more people have tried to
do the same. Using a variety of means of
transport, many brave globetrotters have
Name:
Ferdinand Magellan and his crew
Nationality:
Achievement:
succeeded in doing so, despite the difficulties and
risks involved.
Time taken:
The first successful expedition to sail around the
world was led by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand
Magellan. Magellan and his crew began a journey
across the Atlantic, around South America and into an
ocean which was unfamiliar at the time, the Pacific.
The expedition took three years, from 1519 to 1522,
but unfortunately Magellan himself did not complete
the entire voyage, as he died during a battle in the
Philippines. This incredible achievement proved that the
Earth is round and also provided us with a name for the
Pacific Ocean, which Magellan described as peaceful
(pacific) when he first saw it.
Name:
Joshua Slocum
Nationality:
Achievement:
Time taken:
Name:
Francis Joyon
Nationality:
American adventurer and writer Joshua Slocum was
the first person to sail around the globe alone. He set
sail from Boston in 1895 and returned more than three
years later. The book he published of his experience
Sailing Alone Around the World has become a classic
in travel literature. Modern developments in sailboats
have made it possible to sail around the world much
faster. Francis Joyon, a French sailor and sailboat racer,
currently holds the record for the fastest solo trip
which took him just over 57 days in 2008.
Achievement:
Time taken:
Name:
Laura Dekker
Nationality:
Achievement:
Perhaps a more remarkable achievement is that of Laura
Dekker from the Netherlands, who at 16 became the
youngest person to sail around the world on her own.
Her attempt began in August 2010 and was successfully
completed after 518 days in January 2012.
Time taken:
Name:
Dave Kunst
Sailing, however, is not the only way that people have
chosen to travel. American globetrotter Dave Kunst
managed the journey on foot between 1970 and 1974.
He covered 14,450 miles and wore out 21 pairs of shoes.
Others have attempted the journey by bicycle. Thomas
Stevens from England was the first to succeed. He
Nationality:
Achievement:
Time taken:
circled the globe from April 1884 till December 1886 on
a
penny-farthing.
Name:
Thomas Stevens
In recent years, people have been attempting stranger
ideas, like hitchhiking around the world or using
social media to help them travel. In 2009, Paul Smith
from the UK set himself a challenge: to travel as far
as he could in 30 days using only Twitter. The rules
were that he couldn’t spend any money on travel or
accommodation, and could only accept offers from his
Twitter followers. The ‘Twitchiker’ managed to travel to
New Zealand, on the other side of the world. Since then,
he has been writing travel articles in newspapers and
has also been giving presentations on the benefits of
social media. As for the future of round-the-world trips,
only time will tell.
Nationality:
Achievement:
Time taken:
Name:
Paul Smith
Nationality:
Achievement:
Time taken:
B.
Discuss.
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A. Choose a, b, c or d.

1. Henry has always been very

, which is

why he doesn’t like planning in advance.

4. Frank is so good at his job that his boss is giving

him a(n)

.

a.

imaginative

c. reliable

a. pay rise

c. income

b.

spontaneous

d. ambitious

b. salary

d. living

2. I didn’t understand the ending. It didn’t make

5. Kelly and Melissa don’t get along

each

other. They always have arguments.

.

c. about d. on
c. about
d. on

a.

a guess

c. sense

a. with

b.

an impression

d. a difference

b. by

with

3. Let’s discuss the issue and come

a solution.

a. up

c. across

b. at

d. in

B. Circle the correct word.

1. I’ve made / done some research to find the best

places where we could stay.

2. We fired / hired a new secretary at our office today.

She seems eager to learn new things.

3. What kind of suggestions / qualifications are

required for this specific job position?

4. I’m not in a hurry. Take / Make your time.

5. With a(n) imagination / knowledge like that, you

should become a writer!

6. I used to have very tight deadlines in my exchange /

previous job. That’s why I quit.

7. You seem to be good with animals so you should

consider becoming a vet / lawyer.

8. To become a teacher, you need to be patient /

rational with young children.

C. Complete the sentences with the words in the box. There are two extra words that you do not need to use.

affected

notice board

applicants

promotion

registration

politician

role models

express

deleted

1.

Oh no! I

document by mistake.

an important

2. Betsy has been working very hard and hopes to get

a

by the end of the year.

3. All the job

their interview.

arrived on time for

4. Linda is quite shy and it isn’t easy for her to

her emotions.

5. I left a note with Jack’s phone number on the

.

6. Teachers should try to be good

for their students.

7. My brother wants to be a(n)

when he grows up.

D. Complete the dialogue with the phrases a-f. There is one extra phrase

that you do not need to use. Then listen and check your answers.

you do not need to use. Then listen and check your answers. a. That wasn’t very

a. That wasn’t very wise of you.

b. I shouldn’t have reacted the way I did.

c. I bet your boss wasn’t happy about it.

d. You were doing what?

e. I doubt it.

f. I don’t know what I was thinking.

A: What’s wrong, Joe?

B: I had a horrible day. You can’t imagine what happened

at work today.

A: What?

B: I was playing an online game and

A: 1

Why were you playing online games at work?

You’re supposed to be working!

B: I know. It was during my break, but that’s not all that

happened.

A: What else happened?

B: As I was playing, I saw this really interesting

advertisement and I clicked on it.

A: Oh, no! 2

That’s how you get viruses.

B: I know that. 3

A: That was pretty thoughtless of you. 4

B: You can say that again. He was furious! He must think

I’m really stupid.

A: 5

You’ve been working there for so many years.

However, I would strongly advise you to stop playing

games at work.

B: You have a point.

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A. Choose a, b, c or d.

1. Janet

bring the cat inside. Pets are not allowed.

5. Fred was very lucky. He

have been seriously

2.

a. doesn’t have to

c. needn’t

injured in the car accident.

b. can’t

d. doesn’t need to

a. could

c. must

Katie

bring anything. I have planned everything.

b. should

d. may

a. didn’t need to

c. might not

6. Betty’s cough got worse, so she yesterday.

go see a doctor

b. needn’t have

d. doesn’t have to

3. You

a. should

b. ought

to wear something formal to the interview.

c. had better

d. should have

a. had better

c. should

b. must

d. had to

7.

We

go on a trip next week, but nothing is certain yet.

4.

Mary

studied harder for the exam. She’s going

a. must

c. should

to fail.

b. have to

d. may

a. ought to

c. should have

8. Tina

be sick. I just saw her at the supermarket.

b. needed to

d. must have

a. can’t

c. needn’t

 

b. mustn’t

d. shouldn’t

B. Rewrite the sentences using the words given.

1. I’m certain that Samantha is at the library.

must
must

2. The most logical explanation is that someone left the office window open.

have
have

3. It is not a good idea to be late for your appointment.

better
better

4. I’m sure that you didn’t see my sister at the post office, because she was at school this morning.

seen
seen

5. There’s a possibility we won’t go to the beach if it rains.

might
might

6. I regret shouting at the waiter about my order.

should
should

7. It isn’t necessary for us to work overtime today.

have
have

Listening

necessary for us to work overtime today. have Listening Listen to three dialogues and write T

Listen to three dialogues and write T for True or F for False.

Dialogue 1 1. Bill believed that it would be easy to find a job. 2.
Dialogue 1
1. Bill believed that it would be easy to find a job.
2. Bill wants to call his cousin to tell him how his
interview went.
Dialogue 2
3. James isn’t interested in a job that doesn’t pay well.
4. The position James is applying for has many
prospects for the future.
Dialogue 3
5. Mark has never worked as a reporter before.
6. Mark hates the fact that it takes him an hour
to get to work.
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Hi! I’m Jane Callaghan from Killarney, in Ireland. I studied English Literature, but somehow found myself working in an office. My income was fairly good, but I wasn’t satisfied. I had long working hours and my job was stressful. One day, I had enough so I made the decision to take a career break and do something I would enjoy. That’s when I learnt about the volunteer programmes in Borneo, and I was willing to give it a try. So here I am, in Borneo, trying to make a difference to the lives of these people as a volunteer teacher. So far, it’s been rewarding, and I’ve made plenty of friends along the way! If you wish to sponsor me, you should subscribe to this blog.

you wish to sponsor me, you should subscribe to this blog. At last, I got an

At last, I got an Internet connection and I can write about my experience in Tawau, where I’m teaching English to 24 local teens. They must have really needed me at the school here because, as soon as I got off the bumpy bus from Kota Kinabalu, the headteacher put me in a classroom! ‘You can’t be serious,’ I said to him, but he was.

After a sleepless night on a crowded bus, teaching was the last thing on my mind, but I made an effort to do my best. In return, the students immediately made me feel at home. ‘Welcome, Miss Jane! You are our family now,’ they sang together. You should have seen the smiles on their faces. They made me feel so important!

When they greeted me into their ‘family’, they really meant it! We are all one big family here as we study, cook, eat, clean, play sports and share happy moments together even when not in school. Also, because we interact in English, they’re benefiting even more. These young cheerful teens are great teachers as well as enthusiastic students. They are always so eager to teach me about their culture and customs.

Being in a classroom with students who are so motivated to learn is

a wonderful experience. It’s not all work, work, work, though.

A few days ago, the headteacher encouraged me to take a trip

to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. I was delighted! Orangutans are fascinating creatures, and I was allowed to feed a baby orangutan!

My first two weeks in Tawau have passed by quickly, and I’m sure the next three will fly by. I really shouldn’t have arranged to leave so soon. I’m going to try to make the most of my short stay but, when I leave, I’m going to miss the school, the students, the other teachers, and the wonderful sounds of the mynah birds singing when the sun rises in the morning. I still don’t know my plans for next year, so hopefully I may be able to come back again soon.

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1. Jane quit her job because she wasn’t satisfied with the pay.

2. Jane found out about the volunteer programmes in Borneo from a blog.

3. The headteacher made Jane feel at home.

4. Jane had difficulty teaching on her first day.

B. Discuss.

• What do you think the best part about volunteering abroad is?

• What is the worst?

5. Jane spends time with her students even when not in school.

6. Jane is learning the local language from her students.

7. Jane took her class to the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary.

8. Jane is not looking forward to leaving.

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A.

Choose a, b, c or d.

 

1. that the hotel she stayed at was too

Tina

4. I usually get

 

expensive.

evening.

work at 7 o’clock in the

a.

argued

c. gossiped

a.

off

c. with

b.

complained

d. referred

b.

up

d. by

2. the winners of the competition

They will

5. I use social media sites to

with my friends in

by email.

my spare time.

a.

notify

c. mention

a.

be around

c. socialise

b.

attach

d. obtain

b.

post

d. select

3. down to read the rest of the document.

6. to enter this area. Let’s leave or we’ll get

It is not

a. Drag

c. Press

in trouble.

b. Scroll

d. Shut

a. forbidden

c. supposed

 

b. illegal

d. permitted

B. Complete the sentences with the words/phrases in

the box. There are two extra words/phrases that you do not need to use.

C. Circle the correct words.

1. You can costly / instantly send a photo to all your

 

friends with this app. It’s amazing.

behave

suspicious

evacuate

against the law

beware

located

owner at all times

portable

unaffected

2. All construction workers are qualified / required to

1. Keep your personal belongings with you

.

2. The fire extinguisher is the door.

3. It is

next to

to go over the speed limit

when driving.

4. The teacher told the children to themselves.

5. My grandmother has a(n)

TV set

and takes it anywhere she wants.

6. The man in the long, black coat looks very

.

7. In case of fire, everybody should the building.

8. The

of the vehicle was asked to

move it.

wear helmets.

3. I just want you to tell / say me the truth.

4. Video games can be very time-consuming / time-

saving. It’s easy to become addicted to them.

5. You should use this machine with extreme caution /

hazard, because you can easily get injured.

6. The child asked for permission / protection to leave

the classroom.

7. This application is a little practical / outdated. You

should download a newer one.

8. My son Matt doesn’t know how to say / tell the time

yet. He’s too young.

D. Put the dialogue in the correct order. Write 1-9. Then listen and check your answers.

order. Write 1-9. Then listen and check your answers. Excuse me, I’m looking for a Mexican

Excuse me, I’m looking for a Mexican restaurant which is somewhere around here. Do you happen to know where it is? I think it’s called ‘Mexican Tacos’ or something like that.order. Write 1-9. Then listen and check your answers. No, I get it. So is that

No, I get it. So is that Dewey Avenue?it’s called ‘Mexican Tacos’ or something like that. Yes. You’ve been very helpful. Thanks. Exactly. You’ll

Yes. You’ve been very helpful. Thanks.something like that. No, I get it. So is that Dewey Avenue? Exactly. You’ll see the

Exactly. You’ll see the restaurant on your right. Is that clear?that Dewey Avenue? Yes. You’ve been very helpful. Thanks. Do you mean ‘Ricky’s Tacos’? Fedora Street.

Do you mean ‘Ricky’s Tacos’?You’ll see the restaurant on your right. Is that clear? Fedora Street. Now, what was I

Fedora Street. Now, what was I saying? Oh, right. After that go straight on for another hundred metres and turn right at the traffic lights. I hope that’s not too confusing.right. Is that clear? Do you mean ‘Ricky’s Tacos’? May I interrupt you for a second?

May I interrupt you for a second? On which street do I have to turn left? I didn’t catch the name.at the traffic lights. I hope that’s not too confusing. Sure. Now, let me think two

Sure. Now, let me thinkstreet do I have to turn left? I didn’t catch the name. two hundred metres and

two hundred metres and then turn left into Fedora Street. To get to Dewey Avenue, you then have to

Yes, probably. Could you give me directions to it?into Fedora Street. To get to Dewey Avenue, you then have to It’s in Dewey Avenue

It’s in Dewey Avenue opposite a huge supermarket. To get there keep going for

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A. Choose a, b or c.

1. Janet is my cousin

in the town centre.

a. who

works at the secondary school

b. whose

c. where

2. The Seaview Hotel,

here, is very expensive.

is a ten-minute drive from

a. where b. which c. that 3. I downloaded an app helps me organise my
a. where
b. which
c. that
3. I downloaded an
app
helps me
organise my daily
schedule.
a. that
b. where
c. whose
4. That’s my colleague
husband is an architect.
a. whose
b. who
c. who’s
5. There’s the gym
I used to work out when I was at

university.

a. where

Listening

b. that

out when I was at university. a. where Listening b. that c. which B. Join the

c. which

B. Join the sentences using who, which, that, whose or where.

1. My sister moved to London. She is studying History.

2. Skype is a video chat service. I have been using it a lot

lately to communicate with a friend in Florida.

3. Point Zero is an action film. It’s very entertaining.

4. The Canary Islands are very exotic. I was there on

holiday last year.

5. Mrs Parker is my neighbour. Her children are playing

in the park.

6. The man is the new headteacher. He is wearing a suit.

Listen to two friends talking about a social media site and answer the questions.

1. What did the girl want to send the boy but couldn’t?

2. Why did the boy deactivate his account?

3. How does the boy communicate with old school

friends?

4. Why did the girl organise an event at Kilburn Park?

5. How does the boy find out about the news?

6. How will the girl send the boy a video she found?

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does the boy find out about the news? 6. How will the girl send the boy

Reading

A. Read the text and write T for True, F for False or NM for
A. Read the text and write T for True, F for False or NM for Not Mentioned.
There are more than 6,500 different languages in the
world which all have one thing in common: we use
our voices to speak them. What many people are not
aware of, however, is that there are some languages
that do not require speech at all. Sign language, which
uses hand gestures to communicate, is the most well-
known of these. Less familiar are some other systems
of communication found in small communities across
the globe, whose origins still remain somewhat of a
mystery.
It’s called ‘Kuskoy’, which means ‘village of the birds’.
Here, like in La Gomera, whistling was beneficial for
communicating across mountainous regions and long
distances, when telephones and other methods were
not available. Even today, when phones are more
commonplace, there are people from older generations
who still prefer to whistle. They find it much simpler
and, of course, it does not cost anything.
On the Spanish island of La Gomera, off the coast of
Africa, there is an unusual language that has been
around since before the 15 th century. As well as talking,
people here whistle to communicate. The local
landscape, which is hilly and mountainous and covered
in mist, may explain why this whistling became so
widely used. The sound created by whistling travels
much further than the human voice, so it’s an effective
way to communicate quickly across valleys or long
distances. Also, locals find that it can sometimes be
convenient to be able to communicate in a secret way
that outsiders cannot understand.
Education in the fine art of whistling begins at an early
age, with the older generations passing down their
skills to the young. It’s not easy, of course; in Kuskoy, for
example, there are 29 separate whistled noises, one for
each letter of the Turkish alphabet. However, it’s pretty
much like learning to talk. Practice makes perfect and
local children pick it up in the end.
Whistled communities are also found in parts of
Greece, Mexico, Turkey and France. In Turkey there is a
village where it’s difficult to tell the difference between
humans ‘talking’ and birds ‘tweeting’. At least, most
foreigners would say so.
In La Gomera, residents, who want to protect their
tradition, have gone a step further and made learning
whistling compulsory in schools. Unfortunately, though,
they complain that the everyday use of whistling is
becoming rarer as modern technology takes over and
younger generations move to towns and cities. We will
have to wait and see if efforts by locals to protect their
unusual culture can survive the many changes of the
modern world.
1. Out of all the languages that exist, more than 6,500 of them are spoken.
2. People in La Gomera copied the sound of the wind to create their whistled language.
3. Whistled languages were created as a way to communicate across long distances.
4. The older generation has given up whistling because of technology.
5. The Turkish alphabet has 29 letters.
6. In La Gomera, whistling is taught in schools.
B. Discuss.
How do you think learning a whistled language would be more difficult
than learning a spoken one?
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A. Choose a, b, c or d.

1. It has always been a(n)

of hers to become a famous poet.

a.

weakness

b. intelligence

c. ambition

d. devotion

2. You shouldn’t

the secret to anyone!

a.

blame

b. maintain

c. exist

d. reveal

3. Johnny, you shouldn’t make fun

the other children.

a.

about

b. of

c. with

d. at

4. Katie is

nature a very positive person.

a.

with

b. by

c. of

d. in

5. Eric is quite

for his age. He is a serious and reliable young man.

a.

illogical

b. irrational

c. realistic

d. mature

B. Complete with the correct form of the words in capitals.

1. My grandfather was known for his

and his clever sense of humour.

 

KIND

2. We held a charity event to raise

 

about

global warming.

AWARE

3. Our new secretary is

but she

is very eager to learn the job.

EXPERIENCED

4. The topic you are suggesting is completely

.

You’ll have to come up with something else.

RELEVANT

5. Shouting at everyone at the meeting was very

behaviour.

PROFESSIONAL

6. Even the

makes me feel nervous.

of going to an interview

THINK

7. Pete was

to tell us what happened

D. Complete the dialogue with the phrases a-g. There is one extra phrase that you do not need to use. Then listen and check your answers.

you do not need to use. Then listen and check your answers. a. Let’s look at

a. Let’s look at the pros and cons.

b. True, but you can at least give it a try.

c. You may be right, but I’ll be taking a risk.

d. There are several reasons why I believe this.

e. Let’s discuss it.

f. First, you should have a look at both sides of the matter.

g. But on the other hand, if you quit, you might find something you’re more interested in.

 

and was quiet all evening.

 

WILLING

A: I’m thinking about quitting my job.

8.

A small car is totally

 

for a family

 
   

I don’t know what else to do.

 
 

of five. Something bigger would be more convenient.

PRACTICAL

 
 

B:

Really? Wait a minute. 1

Why do

9.

Mountain biking has grown in

 

over

 

the years.

 

POPULAR

 

you want to quit?

 

10.

I sometimes find it hard to control my

 

.

A: Well, I’ve been working there for years,

 

ANGRY

 

and I keep doing the same things. It’s

 

becoming very boring for me.

 

C.

Complete the sentences with the words in the box. There are

B: Well, you shouldn’t make a decision

two extra words that you do not need to use.

   

without thinking about it well. 2

 

doubts

victories

 

escape

intends

accomplishes

 

A: OK, then. 3

 
 

demanding

laughter

waste

 

B: On the one hand, you’ve got used

1.

Peter is the type of person who always

   

to the job you are in and it pays well.

a

goal that he has set.

 

4

2.

Jill

 

to come to our barbecue this weekend.

A: 5

I might not succeed.

3.

An easy way to

 

from routine is to go on a

B:

6

I think the most suitable

weekend trip.

 

solution is for you to send your CV to

4.

You shouldn’t let all these clothes go to

 

.

interesting job advertisements and

You can give them to charity.

 

maybe go to an interview. Then, you

 

can make a decision.

 

5.

Martin always went after his dreams and never had any

   
 

about himself.

 

A: I guess you’re right.

 

6.

I

heard the woman’s

 

from the other room.

 

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A. Choose a, b or c.

1. this project by the end of the day.

I

 

a.

am finishing

b. will have finished

c. finish

2. Rose

us this weekend.

a.

is visiting

b. visits

c. will have visited

3. By the time John

home, I will have prepared dinner.

a.

is getting

b. gets

c. will get

4. Danny

by because he has a doctor’s appointment.

 
 

a.

doesn’t drop

b. won’t have dropped

c. isn’t going to drop

5.

you

me with this crossword, please?

 

a.

Will

help

b. Are

going

to help

c. Are

you

helping

6.

I

the email as soon as I finish lunch.

 

a. will send

b. am sending

 

c. will have sent

B. Complete with the correct form of the words in brackets.

1. Suzy will come over if you

2. Who would you want to meet if you

3. You

4. If you still

5. Kevin

6. If I were you, I

7. When the weather

8. James might move to Spain if he

9. Greg would cook dinner if you

10. The machine

(invite) her.

(can) meet anyone in the world?

(not get) accepted by any university unless you study hard.

(not feel) well tomorrow, you should go to the doctor.

(go) to the gym more often if he had more time.

(not behave) in such an irresponsible way.

(be) hot, we go to the beach.

(find) a job there.

(ask) him to.

(turn) off when you press this button.

Listening

him to. (turn) off when you press this button. Listening Listen to a psychologist giving a

Listen to a psychologist giving a talk about the ‘Marshmallow Experiment’ and write T for True or F for False.

1. The Marshmallow Experiment was done recently.

1. The Marshmallow Experiment was done recently.

2. According to the experiment, successful people are able to control themselves.

2. According to the experiment, successful people are able to control themselves.

3. During the experiment, the children were given as many marshmallows as they wanted.

3. During the experiment, the children were given as many marshmallows as they wanted.

4. The experiment, among other things, tested how patient the children were.

4. The experiment, among other things, tested how patient the children were.

5. None of the children managed to wait for 15 minutes without eating the first marshmallow.

5. None of the children managed to wait for 15 minutes without eating the first marshmallow.

6. Psychologists believe that the children who delayed gratification were more successful than the rest.

6. Psychologists believe that the children who delayed gratification were more successful than the rest.

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A. Read the text and answer the questions.

Reading A. Read the text and answer the questions. On 16 t h August, 1960, a

On 16 th August, 1960, a man named Joe Kittinger jumped from a height of 102,800 ft (19.5 miles). He fell for 4 minutes and 36 seconds, reaching a top speed of 614 mph before opening his parachute at 18,000 ft. In a matter of minutes, Kittinger had made history. He set records for highest ascent*, highest parachute jump and fastest velocity*. 52 years later, Kittinger was first on the list of a highly-experienced crew when skydiver Felix Baumgartner decided to break the record and go even higher.

Felix Baumgartner was born on 20 th April, 1969 in Salzburg, Austria. He is a professional BASE jumper and skydiver, and has accomplished many amazing feats. In 1999, he claimed the world record for the highest parachute jump from a building after leaping 1,479 ft from The Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, which were the tallest buildings in the world at the time. In 2004, Felix jumped off the highest bridge in the world, the Millau Viaduct in France, from an altitude of 1,125 ft. In 2007, Felix jumped to the bottom of the world’s second biggest cave, called ‘Seating of the Spirits’, located in Oman. The depth of the cave (only 395 ft) and its tube-like shape made this challenge seem impossible. Felix, however, jumped into pitch darkness and landed unhurt six seconds later with only two seconds to open his parachute!

Before attempting the highest skydive on record, Felix had made two successful stratosphere* test jumps from 71,581 ft and 96,650 ft. Weather conditions on 14 th October 2012 were perfect as the helium balloon and capsule* moved upwards into the sky. However, when it reached 62,000 ft, Felix reported that his visor heater wasn’t working properly. The ground crew briefly considered aborting the mission, but decided to continue. It took him two and a half hours to climb to 127,851 ft (over 24 miles) and as he prepared to jump, Kittinger told him via radio, ‘OK, we’re getting serious now, Felix.’

Along with the many dangers of skydiving, the main fear for Felix was what would happen to his body if he broke the sound barrier at 768 mph. No human had travelled faster than the speed of sound before without a vehicle. 8,000,000 people were watching the live stream on YouTube as Felix looked down at the Earth below him and said, ‘I’m coming home.’ Then he jumped. After 42 seconds of freefall, he reached a top speed of 843.6 mph. Soon after, the atmosphere became thicker and slowed him down a little. Approximately four minutes later, he opened his parachute and was safely back on the ground eleven minutes after leaving the capsule. Felix had once again succeeded, therefore proving his ability to achieve his goals. Felix broke three records and gained international fame. What will his passion make him do next?

* ascent = the act of climbing or moving upwards

* velocity = the speed of something that is moving

* stratosphere = the outer part of the air surrounding the Earth, from 32,808 ft to 164,041 ft above the Earth

* capsule = the part of a spacecraft in which people travel

Felix

Baumgartner

127,851 ft

Joe Kittinger

102,800 ft

weather balloon

80,000 ft

Boeing 747

46,000 ft

S T R A T O S P H E R E

1. What did Joe Kittinger do to make history?

2. What did Felix decide to do 52 years later?

3. What exactly did Felix do to claim a world record in 1999?

6. What did Felix use to go up into the sky before attempting the highest skydive on record?

7. When did the ground crew consider aborting the mission?

Mt Everest

29,029 ft

4. Why was the jump in the ‘Seating of the Spirits’ considered something that cannot be done?

5. What were the altitudes that Felix jumped from during his stratosphere test jumps?

8. What was everyone afraid of?

9. What did Felix do before he jumped?

10. How long did the jump from space last?

B. Discuss. What do you think is the most amazing part of Felix’s achievement?

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Vocabulary & Communication

A. Choose a, b, c or d.

1. The boat sailed down the

.

a.

desert

b. range

c. rainforest

2. A(n)

has eight tentacles.

a.

penguin

b. octopus

c. beetle

3. We had a(n)

time in the countryside, so we arranged to go again next weekend.

a.

gorgeous

b. miserable

c. marvellous

4. Is there a

around here? I’m really thirsty.

a.

water fountain

b. tap water

c. running water

5. Danny was

with Frank so he didn’t speak to him at all.

a.

filthy

b. thrilled

c. furious

6. She was so tired that she didn’t

to get up and open the door.

a.

bother

b. consume

c. depend

7. We need to do everything we can to protect

species.

a.

extinct

b. endangered

c. limited

d. canal

d. cheetah

d. enormous

d. water pollution

d. wounded

d. link

d. gentle

B. Complete the sentences with the correct prepositions.

1. I was about

2. Jack insisted

3. You shouldn’t take your friends

4. We are out

5. Please don’t use

6. You need to learn to cooperate

want to achieve your goals.

walk out the door when the phone rang.

driving us to the airport.

granted.

luck. All the tickets to the match were sold out.

all the hot water. I want to have a shower.

your colleagues if you

7. Andrew has been suffering

8. How much money did you spend

9. Did you hear about the elephant that escaped

10. Sometimes I just don’t know how to deal

a bad back lately.

that gadget?

the zoo?

my kids’

problems.

C. Complete with the words in the box. There are two extra words

that you do not need to use.

violence

increase

hilarious

disease

starving

nausea