sâmbătă, 7 septembrie 2013

HIGH FLYER - UPPER INTERMEDIATE - STUDENTS' BOOK - UNIT 14

Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la  UNIT 14 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 14 JUST THE JOB

LISTENING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.2 / page 58

1.      newsreader: watched, millions, good voice, reading
2.    dentist: other people’s mouths, teeth
3.    archeologist: different places, work outside, discover, ruins, reconstruct, old civilizations
4.    photographer: photo, clicking, camera, picture, portrait, model
5.     teacher: taught, children, learn, curious
6.    artist: paintings, art colleges, creative, canvas, paints, brushes


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.3 / page 58

Newsreader – What’s it like being a newsreader? Don’t you get nervous when you read the news?
Dentist – Do you mind working in other people’s mouths all the time. Are you sorry you became a dentist?
Archeologist – Do you (really) like being an archeologist? Isn’t your job a bit boring?
Photographer – Being a photographer is just clicking a camera, isn’t it?

READING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.4 / page 59

Physical requirements – looks and the ‘in’ look; Other requirements – personality, luck (being spotted), a good portfolio, a good professional agency, resilience, contracts; Negative aspects – doesn’t last forever, can end suddenly

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.5 / page 59

The underlined words are the six pieces of corrected information:
This text is about modelling. Two young models talk about their modelling careers. Having good looks – or the ‘in’ look – as well as personality are extremely important in modelling. It is also important to have a good agent, a good portfolio and to be resilient. We learn that Nick became a model when his famous sister’s agency spotted him. Not all models are as lucky as Nick and some have to wait for a long time to get a job: Tracy is very attractive and has a fantastic personality and yet she has never had a modelling job. Modelling can be a disappointing occupation.

GRAMMAR

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.7 / page 59

1.      I’ll help you with your maths provided that/ providing that/ as long as you help me with my English.
2.    Unless you have a good portfolio, you won’t get a modelling job.
3.    You can still apply for the job provided that/ providing that/ as long as you send your application form in today.
4.    Unless you like working with children, don’t become a teacher.
5.     Your photos will be pretty good provided that/ providing that/ as long as you don’t point your camera at the sun.
6.    I would only agree to share a room with my sister provided that/ providing that/ as long as she promised not to take my things.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.10 / page 60

The person was probably rich and important – we know because of the fantastic jewels. He/She was probably a warrior – the large piece of gold jewellery was worn over the chest for protection in battle. He/ She didn’t die of natural causes – the skull shows a fracture on the side. His/ Her culture regarded death as the beginning of a new life – the position of the skeleton is like a baby in his / her mother. The person was a man – the pelvis is not too large. He was around thirty when he died – his teeth are quite worn. He probably ate meat and hard vegetables – his teeth are quite worn.

READING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.11 / page 60

2 he = man (1.14)
3 he = Matthew (1.19)
4 that = something very heavy (1.23)
5 their = of the head (1.33)
6 that = position (1.15)
7 this = all the deductions: he was a warrior (1.15), he didn’t die of natural causes (ls. 16-7), he was rich and important (ls. 14-5), he was a man (1.59), he was around thirty when he died (ls. 64-5), he ate meat and hard vegetables (ls.65-7)
8 it = the use of computers: the people and villages appear before your eyes (1.87)

VOCABULARY

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.12 / page 60

2. fracture; it shows us how he died
3. teeth; the wear tells us his age when he died and his diet
4. pelvis; the size of the cavity tells us the person was a man
5. (piece of) jewellery; tells us he was rich and important

GRAMMAR

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.14 / page 61

2. If he hadn’t reported his discovery to the police, he would have got to keep the treasure.
3. If Mark hadn’t done badly at school, he wouldn’t have to have private lessons.
4. If Chris hadn’t been ill (and had gone to the museum with his school), he would have the information he needs for his project.
5. If Lucia hadn’t gone to Egypt, she wouldn’t have had a chance to see the Pyramids.
6. If Cousteau hadn’t invented a small submersible, it wouldn’t be possible for archeologists to look for sites at the bottom of the sea.
7. If Carla’s father hadn’t been very keen on history (and hadn’t told her stories about ancient civilizations), Carla wouldn’t be a historian.

GET TALKING

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.16 / page 61

Student A has found a wonderful piece of treasure. It is worth 850 pound. Student B has not found a wonderful piece of treasure: his/ her find is worth 30p.


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