sâmbătă, 7 septembrie 2013


Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la  UNIT 6 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


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.1 (Unit 1, page 6, Reading skills box)

a). It’s probably going to be serious and rather formal. We can tell from: 1 the choice of vocabulary in the introductory paragraph e.g. ‘forge’ and ‘bond’; 2 the style of the paragraph (no quotations or anecdotes).
b). elephants, India, the relationship between people and elephants, an elephant tamer called Parbati Barua

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.3 (Unit 1, page 7, Grammar box)

1.      What was the elephant doing when the dog started barking?
2.    Why did the dogs run into the village?
3.    Why were the villagers scared of and angry with the elephant?
4.    When did Parbati learn to ride an elephant?/ When did Parbati’s father teach her to ride an elephant?
5.     What else did Parbati’s father teach her to do?
6.    Has Parbati always lived in the jungle?
7.     How long has Parbati been catching elephants?
8.    What have illegal hunters done to the wild elephants?

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.4 (Unit 4, page 21, Grammar box)

Accept any variations of these answers:
2. She said that catching elephants was an adventure and that the exhilaration lasted for days after the chase.
3. She said her work was to rescue man from elephants and elephants from man.
4. She said she could teach an elephant almost everything.
5. She said tamed elephants grew to love their tamer and that they never forgot them.
6. She said humans were not as loyal as elephants.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.5 (Unit 4, page 19, Grammar box)

Indirect questions of various kinds


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.7 (Unit 3, page 15, Listening skills box)

a). 1. Patrick – interested, Laura – uninterested
2. Patrick – impressed, Laura – (quite) impressed
3. Patrick – impressed/ surprised, Laura – unsurprised
4. Patrick – understanding, Laura – shocked

b). 1. Patrick: It’s going to be really good. Laura: Oh yes?
2. Patrick: It’s incredible! Laura: Really? That’s pretty good.
3. Patrick: Especially for a woman. Laura: No. It’s amazing for anyone, man or woman.
4. Patrick: But climbing was her life! Laura: That’s terrible! People shouldn’t do things that are so dangerous they’re putting their lives at risk.

Words emphasized:
1 P: really, good L: yes
2 P: incredible L: really, good
3 P: especially, woman L: No, anyone, or
4 P: life L: terrible, dangerous, risk

c). 1. Disagree
2. Agree (though only partially, since Laura is not as impressed as Patrick)
3. Disagree
4. Disagree


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.1/ page 26

2. had not (hadn’t) seen
3. has been jumping
4. were having
5. stood
6. realised
7. was standing
8. Have you done
9. have (‘ve) never done
10. had wasted
11. told
12. have been having

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.2/ page 26

2. She says it’s really the most exciting sport in the world.
3. He said it was her turn.
4. She says she was standing in the queue.
5. She says everything looked very small.
6. She told him she had never done it (jumped) in her life.
7. She says he was angry because she had wasted his time.
8. She says she’s been having nightmares ever since.
9. She says she never wants to go to a bungee jumping club again.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.4/ page 27

2. Despite, so
3. such an, despite
4. Even though, so
5. such a, Even though
6. so, even though
7. despite, such

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.5/ page 27

2. My parents would rather I didn’t go out so often.
3. It’s very cold. You’d better stay indoors.
4. It’s time you went home.
5. You’d better do your work now.
6. I’d rather learn tennis than a martial art.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.6/ page 27

2. I’ve got a headache because I’m not used to sitting in the sun.
3. I’m not used to such cold weather.
4. Reading in English was really hard for me least year but now I’m used to it.
5. I’m never late for school. I’m used to getting up early.
6. We’re getting used to the food in this country but we still don’t like the food at school.
7. I’m not used to seeing my best friend with other people: we’re always together.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.7/ page 27

2. B suggested A should wear a hat.
3. B recommended/ advised A to wear gloves.
4. B suggested A should try not to use a dictionary.
5. B recommended A to keep his/ her room dark and to try to go back to sleep.
6. B suggested A should make his/her own sandwiches.
7. B suggested A should go out with other people too.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.8/ page 27

Sample answers:
He/she should be keen on going to basketball games.
He/ she mustn’t be afraid of making a fool of him/ herself.
My best friend can’t be shocked by my clothes.

9 comentarii:

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