sâmbătă, 7 septembrie 2013


Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la  UNIT 7 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.2 / page 30

1.      Longest book: Jane Eyre; Shortest Book: Bicycle Repair Manual
2.    Fictional: Goosebumps – You Can’t Scare Me (‘evil mud creatures’ likely to be fictional); Jane Eyre (‘Penguin Popular Classics’, background knowledge); I Was A Teenage Worrier (‘written’ by Letty Chubb, but the author is Ros Asquith); Factual: 101 Magic Tricks, Bicycle Repair Manual; The Puffin Book Heroic Failures (‘hilarious true stories’)
3.    The Puffin Book Heroic Failures

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.3 / page 30

  1. Bicycle Repair Manual: He could keep his new bike in good condition.
  2. Jane Eyre: Rosalie likes reading, particularly romantic stories.
  3. The Puffin Book Heroic Failures: Saiye needs something to make her laugh.
  4. 101 Magic Tricks: So that he can impress his friends.
  5. Goosebumps – You Can’t Scare Me: Emilio like scary stories, lots of action and mystery.
  6. I Was A Teenage Worrier: Jo wants to know about other teenagers.


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.4 / page 31

2. Literature is the school subject in which students are most interested.
3. The jacket (which/ that) he travels to school in got stolen.
4. Maths is the school subject with which the majority of students have problems.
5. Sophie is the cousin (who/ that) I feel most comfortable with.
6. Few of my friends liked the book (which/ that) I was very impressed by.


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.5 / page 32

a). Goosebumps – You Can’t Scare Me because students will have at least heard the keywords ‘Goosebumps’ and ‘Scare’ from the title.
d). Brief summary of extract: Some children decide to get Courtney to Muddy Creek alone so they can give her a good scare. A girl who can imitate the voice of Denise, a friend of Courtney’s, rings her saying she’s Denise and asks her to go to the Creek. Unfortunately, the real Denise is in Courtney’s house at that moment! The caller hangs up in embarrassment.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.7 / page 32

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.8 / page 32

It is a summary of the plot. It might be found in a literature reference book: a dictionary, encyclopedia or companion. The text itself might also come from a literature textbook, but probably not with the entries in alphabetical order.

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.9 / page 33

2. Thornfield Hall
3. St John Rivers
4. Jane Eyre
5. Mrs Reed
6. Mr Rochester
7. Jane Eyre
8. St John Rivers
9. Thornfield Hall
10. Lowood
11. Lowood
12. Mr Rochester

High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.10 / page 33

Works as Adele Rochester’s governess, romance with Mr Rochester, apparition of dark figure ignored, wedding interrupted – Mr Rochester already married to mad woman, runs away and is rescued, has a fortune, agrees to marry her rescuer, Mr Rochester calls her telepathically, return to burst-down Thornfield Hall, Bertha dead, Jane and Rochester marry.


High Flyer – Upper Intermediate
Ex.11 / page 33

St John Rivers, who rescues Jane, is her long lost cousin. Lowood, which is a charity school for girls without parents, is the place where Jane lives for a long time. Jane Eyre, who works as a governess, marries her pupil’s father. Jane loves Mt Rochester, who is blinded in a fire./ Mr Rochester, who(m) Jane loves, is blinded in a fire. Thornfield Hall, which Jane finds beautiful, is Mr Rochester’s huge house.

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