sâmbătă, 7 septembrie 2013


Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la  UNIT 4 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/ page 18

  1. F
  2. T
  3. T
  4. F


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.2/ page 18

  1. in China, Korea and Japan
  2. taekwondo, karate and judo
  3. Yes, it does.
  4. Yes (in the yellow pages)
  5. Because you should visit several clubs to make sure the instructors are trained and that the classes are safe (or similar answers).
  6. Because they might have something to hide (or similar answers).


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.3/ page 19

(showing one of the possible structures in each case):
2. I’d like to know which the most widely practiced martial arts are.
3. Can you tell me if taekondo involves hitting another person?
4. I was wondering if you can find a karate club in the telephone book.
5. Could you tell me why it isn’t a good idea just to choose the club nearest your home?
6. Can you tell me why you would be suspicious if the club didn’t let you watch a class?


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.5/ page 19

1.      description/ evaluation
2.    conclusion/ recommendation
3.    introduction


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.7/ page 20

1.      bungee jumping
2.    a harness round his legs and waist
3.    scared/ excited
4.    Is it safe? What if the ropes break?
5.     You are completely safe in our hands.
6.    You will ascend in our purpose-built Jump Station.

All the words in the vocabulary section above except sites, to brief and purpose-built.


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.8/ page 20

NOUN: thrill, exhilaration, euphoria, safety, emotion, elation, enjoyment, growth, training
ADJECTIVE: thrilling, exhilarating, euphoric, safe, emotional, elated, enjoyable, growing, trained

1.      noun
2.    adjective

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.9/ page 21

The words which complete the sentences are:
1.      thrill
2.    safety, safe
3.    exhilaration, elation
4.    emotional
5.     enjoyment


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.10/ page 21

2.    The publicity says that the safety of the equipment is guaranteed. Sandra commented that she thought it looked very safe too.
3.    The organisers say that bungee jumping brings a sense of exhilaration and elation.
4.    Someone said that the feeling was less physical than emotional.
5.     Sandra said that she got no enjoyment out of things like bungee jumping.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.11/ page 21

2. It says it is one of the world’s fastest growing mass thrill sports practiced by hundreds of thousands of people around the world.
3. It says that all their equipment has been developed specifically for bungee jumping.
4. It says they are fully trained.


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.12/ page 21

a). safe? rope breaks? heavier than any other jumper? jumper touches ground? do something wrong?
b). equipment tested carefully; three ropes used and back-up systems in within ropes; equipment tested with weights greater than any jumper; always safe distance between jumper and ground; will give basic training
c). Expressing worry: What if…? Reassuring: Don’t worry. That wouldn’t matter. There’s really no need to worry. Relax!

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