sâmbătă, 7 septembrie 2013

HIGH FLYER - UPPER INTERMEDIATE - STUDENTS' BOOK - UNIT 10

Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la  UNIT 10 din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa a VIII-a intitulat HIGH FLYER - UPPER INTERMEDIATE, Students’ Book, Editura Longman, Autori Ana Acevedo si Marisol Gower, Editia 1999

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
UNIT 10 MYTHS AND LEGENDS

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.1 / page 42

Myths and legends, 4; the British Isles, 1; the phases of the moon, 4 (moon); Zulus, 5; the sea, 5; the solar system, 5


READING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.2 / page 42

Legend = story about a real person who is famous for doing something brave or extraordinary.
Myth = traditional story occurring in a timeless past and involving supernatural elements beyond the frontiers of logic.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.3 / page 42

The difference is that a legend is about a real person and a myth is totally imaginary, but reflects common human worries.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.4 / page 43

  1. Egyptian myths (as suggested in the cross reference section), Volume 2; Sphinx, Volume 5; Egypt, Volume 2; Giza (if students know where the Sphinx is, they will think of looking here), Volume 3
  2. seasons, Volume 5; Earth, Volume 2
  3. Northern European myths (since we learn from line 51 that Thor was the northern European name for the Thunder God), Volume 4; Thor and thunder, Volume 5
  4. Fire, Volume 2; matches, Volume 3

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.5 / page 43

1 e   2 d   3 f   4 a   5 b   6 c

GRAMMAR

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.6 / page 43

1.      The teacher gave us a text. (A) We could learn about legends. (P)
2.    Find some information for my project. (P) I looked in the encyclopedia. (A)
3.    My sister could do her homework well. (P) I helped my sister. (A)
4.    I keep a vocabulary book. (A) Learn new words (P)
5.     I studied hard last year. (A) Pass my exams. (P)
6.    Kerry bought a new camera. (A) Take photos on her holiday. (P)
7.     Alex came in very quietly. (A) Not to wake up his parents. (P)

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.7 / page 43

For alternative with so that, see Exercise 8.
2. I looked in the encyclopedia (in order) to find some information for my project./ In order to find some information for my project, I looked in the encyclopedia.
3. I helped my sister so (that) she could do her homework well.
4. I keep a vocabulary book (in order) to learn new words./ In order to learn new words, I keep a vocabulary book.
5. I studied hard last year (in order) to pass my exams/ In order to pass my exams, I studied hard.
6. Kerry bought a new camera (in order) to take photos on her holiday.
7. Alex came in very quickly in order not to / so as not to wake his parents up.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.8 / page 43

4.    I keep a vocabulary book so (that) I can learn new words.
  1. I studied hard last year so (that) I could pass my exams.
  2. Kerry bought a new camera so (that) she could take photos on her holiday.
  3. Alex came in very quickly so (that) he wouldn’t wake his parents up.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.9 / page 44

1.      Robin Hood stole from rich (in order) to help the poor.
  1. The Norse gods ate golden apples (in order) to stay/ so (that) they would stay young forever.
  2. Thor, the storm god, used lightning so (that) the giants wouldn’t hurt the gods.
  3. Odysseus blinded the Cyclops so (that) he and his men could escape.
  4. Orpheus sang to Hades, the king of the underworld, so (that) his dead wife, Eurydice, would come back to life.

GET TALKING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.10 / page 44

Numbers correspond to the different pictures once they are ordered correctly.
1.      Old Man Winter lived in the far north in a kingdom of snow and ice.
2.    One day he began walking south. As he walked, the sky darkened and it got very cold. Snow even began to fall. Chief Glooksap was horrified. Old Man Winter was getting near to where his tribe lived.
3.    Glooksap then traveled to the warm south, where he knew Summer Queen lived. He told her about Old Man Winter and asked her for help.
4.    Summer Queen started walking northwards, bringing warmth, light and life with her.
5.     As she was approaching Chief Glooksap’s tribe, she came face to face with Old Man Winter. He looked worried, because he knew she was stronger than him.
6.    Faced with the warmth, Old Man Winter began to melt. Chief Glooksap then took pity on him and asked Snow Queen to save him.

READING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.12 / page 44

Encyclopedia entry.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.13 / page 44

An entertaining couple – P.3, Fame and recognition – P.4, The start of a brilliant career! – P.2, The legend lives on – P.6, Tragedy strikes – P.5

GRAMMAR

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.15 / page 45

1.      Marcia isn’t old enough to drive, he’s old enough to drive, she’s too old to drive.
2.    He wasn’t well enough to play, (he)was too ill o play.
3.    Susan is too short, Nadia isn’t tall enough, Rachel is tall enough.




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