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vineri, 31 ianuarie 2014
UPSTREAM - INTERMEDIATE - UNIT 7
Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la UNIT 7
din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa VIII intitulat UPSTREAM INTERMEDIATE
– Student’s Book, Editura Express Publishing, Autori Virginia Evans si Jenny
Dooley, Editia 2002
7: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish
·I usually go shopping
once a week. I do my shopping at supermarkets and shopping centres, I pay in
·My parents usually go
shopping twice a month. They do their shopping at supermarkets and shopping
centres and sometimes my mother buys things online. My parents usually pay in
cash but sometimes they pay by credit card.
·My friends’ shopping
habits are almost the same as mine.
·I love buying presents.
·I would buy my
six-year-old brother a book because he loves looking at pictures and having
people read to him.
·I would buy my best
friend a diary because she likes to write about the things she does each day.
·I would buy my
grandparents tickets to the theatre because they don’t go out much but they
like to do things together and they love plays.
·I would buy my boss an
expensive pen because it is useful and attractive.
Tony: keys to a new car/Mum & Dad
Linda: a mirror/best friend
Helen: ticket for a skiing holiday/group of
The best present ever given to me was a pair of
diamond earrings. My parents bought them for my on my birthday.
I was born on 10 September. I am a Virgo. I am
neat and tidy and very organised. I like art and reading.
When I choose a present for someone, I consider
their preferences and their hobbies. I don’t think knowing someone’s star sign
can help me decide on an appropriate present because everybody is different.
antique ≠ modern
polite ≠ impolite, rude
warm ≠ cold, unfriendly
traditional ≠ modern, original
≠ unappreciative, ungrateful
different, unique, unusual
Answers will vary depending on the country.
4.B, G, H
B, F, G, H
Students’ own answers
The text is an announcement that would be heard
in a shopping centre. Shoppers would be interested in it because it explains
where certain shops are located in the shopping centre and what they sell.
Jeffrey is wearing a long-sleeved plaid shirt,
baggy blue jeans and black trainers.
Suzy is wearing a flowery short-sleeved dress,
white socks and white flat shoes.
Mark is wearing a blue pinstripe suit, a blue
shirt, a striped tie and brown shoes.
Nancy is wearing a red and
white polka-dot dress, black socks and black flat shoes.
·a wedding: I’d wear an
evening dress and high heeled shoes.
·the beach: I’d wear a
bathing suit, shorts, a T-shirt and sandals
·a friend’s birthday
party: I’d wear jeans, a shirt and flat shoes
This is a dress made of cotton. It is a casual
dress suitable for work or a night on the town. It sells for £75 at Holt
The man sounds polite but quite angry.
Tick: 2, 3, 6, 7
The woman sounds angry.
Jane and Steve
To say that we arrange for someone else to do
something for us we use the correct form of the verb ‘to have’ + object + past
participle of the verb.
2. A: Where can I have my eyes tested?
3. A: Where can I have my car repaired?
4. A: Where can I have my clothes washed?
5. A: Where can I have my moustache trimmed?
1. had his suit cleaned.
2. having her hair colour changed.
3. to have her TV repaired.
4. has had his flat decorated three times since
he moved in.
5. is having a new suit made.
said is followed by a that
told is used with a personal
asked is used to pose a
question in a wh- clause or if- clause
2. Jane told her to keep her receipt in case she
wanted to return them.
3. Jane asked if/whether she would like a bag
4. Jane said that it came to £34.95 altogether.
Or Jane told her (that) it came to £34.95 altogether.
5. Jane asked her how she would like to pay.
6. Jane told her to sign here.
James said he was fine.
Mark asked why he wasn’t at work.
James said (that) he had taken a day’s holiday,
because he had so much to do.
Mark asked James if/whether he was still looking
for a new flat. James said that he had found a place on Porter Street the day before. He said
that was why he was so busy. He said (that) he was moving that afternoon. He
said (that) he was just going into town to collect the van he had hired to move
all his things.
1.Lucy asked Jenny
if/whether she knew what time the bank closed on Saturdays.
2.Jack asked if/whether
anyone had seen Jill that morning.
3.Pete asked Jane where
she was going the following night.
4.Laura asked Tony who was
coming to lunch that day.
5.Richard asked Ann
if/whether she had ever been there before.
1.look after: to take care
2.let off with: to lightly
3.look into: to examine
the facts about sth
4.let down: to disappoint
5.look at: to inspect
6.let out: to make clothes
7.look down on: to have a
low opinion of sb
8.look through: to read
2. be exposed to
3. switch on: phrasal verb
4. all of/all about sth
5. comparative + than
6. known as: fixed phrase
7. stick in sb’s mind
8. allow sb + to be + adj
9. have become + n
10. do sth by + v – ing
11. such as: fixed phrase
12. as if: fixed phrase
13. to + verb
14. these days: fixed phrase
15. refers to place
1.to fit perfectly
2.to keep a secret
3.to be in charge
4.to be in sb’s position
5.to lose everything one
1.to lose one’s nerve: to
become afraid to do sth
2.the name of the game: to
3.to be neither here nor
there: to not matter
4.nearest and dearest:
people one is close to
5.to have a nose for
trouble: to have a natural ability to find trouble
6.day and night: all the
7.to be nose to tail:
front of vehicle is close behind another
Elephants walk in this manner.
1.had his motorbike
2.told Pete (that) he
would )reported speech)
if/whether i/she/he/etc had (reported speech)
B: Walk down Marble Street, take the first
turning on your left, the Fresh Market is just next to the post office opposite
the chemist’s. etc.
A; So, where is the best place to buy flowers in
B: Oh, there is a lovely flower shop on Baker Street which
is very close to your flat.
A: What’s the best way to get there?
B: It’s very simple. Here, take a look at the
map. Walk straight up your street to the intersection with Baker Street. Turn left onto Baker Street and
you’ll see the flower shop on your left.
A: Right, that sounds easy enough.
The man on the left is dressed in smart clothes,
a suit and raincoat. The man on the right is dressed in casual clothes. He
seems to be on holiday.
1.I feel more comfortable
in casual clothes. I can move easily, sit how I want to, etc,.
2.I go clothes shopping
once or twice a month. I usually go to department stores or boutiques.
3.No, I don’t agree
because sometimes you have no choice in what you wear. For example, if you work
in an office you probably have to wear fairly smart clothes. This doesn’t mean
that the person wearing these clothes is serious or distant.
1, 2, 3
A; Do you want to go to the new Italian
restaurant for dinner?
B: No, how about going for Chinese food instead?
A: How about going to Italy on holiday this year?
B: Trouble is, I think it’s going to be
expensive. Maybe we should stay home instead.
A: Excuse me.
A: I may be mistaken but I think you gave me the
A: Excuse me.
A: My food is cold. This is just unacceptable.
B: Oh, I’m sorry. I’ll heat it up for you right
A pair of trousers
1.Can I help you?
2.Could you get me
3.How much do they cost
4.How would you like to
A: What time does the post office open?
B: It opens at 8 every weekday.
A: Thank you.
A: Can you tell me what time the post office
B: It opens at 8 every weekday.
A: Thank you.
In a market.
I think in Portobello Road Market we can find
antiques and handicrafts.
We can probably find jewellery in Portobello
I think we might find souvenirs in Queen Victoria
Market. We might be able to buy handicrafts in Queen Victoria Market.
2. Reference words: ‘From Monday to Friday’ and
3. Reference words: ‘In the lower market’ in the
4. Reference words: ‘Here you can also’. It is a
continuation of what can be bought there.
5. Reference words: ‘bargains’
·the voices of traders
shouting and hawking their goods
·the hustle and bustle
·the aromatic smells that
come from the Food Court
·so delicious your mouth
The air is filled with the voices of traders
selling their fresh fruit and vegetables.
The hustle and bustle of shoppers, traders and
tourists can be seen every weekend.
If the beautiful smells from the flower stalls
don’t attract you, the sight of the colourful blooms will.
Key words: consumer magazine; readers; articles;
a shopping place they have visited; detailed description; why you recommend
1.The readers of the
2.location; type of shops;
Para 1: I have bought things in unique locations.
Para 2: You may be curious as to what made this market
Para 3: It wasn’t only the things that you could see
that made the visit so special.
Para 4: I was exhausted but very pleased after day at
Sight: hundreds of boats crowded together,
Sound: wooden boats bumping together, noisy
chatter of the crowd
Smell: the aroma of freshly ground spices,
Taste: mouth-watering fragrance
Students’ own answers
2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 13
·You can experience the
wonderful scent of freshly cut flowers.
·The mouth-watering aroma
of freshly baked bread follows you everywhere.
·There are colourful
displays of fresh fruit and vegetables.
2.You won’t be able resist
the wonderful smell coming from the bakery section where they bake all their
own bread, cake and biscuits.
3.Don’t miss the deli
counter which has an amazing variety of cheeses.
4.Although I didn’t need
to buy any, I couldn’t resist the smell of the freshly-ground coffee.
5.When I didn’t know which
brand to buy, the friendly staff helped me.
Key words: local newspaper; consumer writing
competition; write an article describing a visit to your local supermarket;
explain why you would/wouldn’t recommend it.
card bills can be high, so they can cause you to owe a lot of money.
people you owe money to remember better tan those who owe you money.
a person wears tells people what kind of character he is.