luni, 10 februarie 2014
ADVANCED GOLD - UNIT 5
Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la UNIT 5 din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa XI intitulat ADVANCED GOLD, Editura Longman, Autori Sally Burgess si Richard Acklam, Editia 2001
UNIT 5: Where will it end?
Listening: cryonics Page 54
They are planning to have themselves frozen so that they will be ready for any advanced in science that extend the natural life expectancy of a human.
2. be together
3. liquid nitrogen
4. changes his mind
6. life insurance
7. Michael Jackson
Speaking Page 54
They are all used to pick up on a point made by another speaker so as to clarify and/ or develop it. They would be particularly useful in situations where one speaker is less accurate and/ or has a more limited range than another. The stronger speaker would use the phrases to check understanding by re-expressing what the less able speaker has said more accurately and with more sophisticated language. The phrases would also be used in situations where both speakers are equally competent so as to check understanding and show interest.
1. to follow on from
2. generally agreeing with that
3. to what you’ve just
Writing: review Page 56
Paragraph 1: Background information with elements of 2 and 3.
Paragraph 2: A brief account of the plot with elements of 3.
Paragraph 3: Critical comment + personal opinion and recommendation
highly successful/ amusing/ entertaining
utterly ridiculous/ tedious
hugely successful/ disappointing/ impressive
amazingly successful/ entertaining
Listening: song Page 57
1. The experiment is not a normal scientific experiment and quickly gets out of control.
2. He has gone slightly mad and/or is excited because his experiment has ‘broken new ground’.
to break new ground to do something completely new that no one has ever done before, or find out new information about a subject.
3. He carries out the experiment on himself.
4. to set your sights on something to be determined to achieve something or decide that you definitely want to have it
5. the underdog a person, country etc. that is weak and is always treated badly.
6. The greatest experiment, better or worse than all others i.e. The experiment of changing himself into Mr Jive and/ or being able to control human personality.
He has created a living creature. He is horrified and terrified.
Grammar check: conditionals Page 58
1. will not pass/ are not going to pass
2. would not have started
3. Would be going/ would go
5. did/ were to do
9. had come
1. Present Simple
2. Present simple
3. Past Simple
4. Past Perfect
Vocabulary: science and medicine Page 59
3. sexual reproduction
7. genetic engineering
1. a clone
2. reproduce reproductive
Reading Page 60
He seems rather impressed by him, though he also considers him to be arrogant and odd.
1. Some reference to the first cloning method somewhere in the main text. Paragraph G fits gap 2. See lines 21-26
2. They refer to some process and a male person previously mentioned in the text. It will fill gap 1, referring back to ‘clone human beings’ and Richard Seed.
3. A: He in paragraph A refers back to Seed (and subsequent uses of ‘he’) in base text line 39; procedure refers back to the technique for transferring embryos in cattle (lines 47-48) in the base text.
4. H: This refers back to ‘research’ (line 68, base text).
5. B: my refers back to Steve Jones (line 74, base text).
6. F: They refers back to ‘clone (line 80, base text).
7. D: This refers back to ‘human cloning raises a hundred questions’ (lines 90-91, base text).
Grammar plus: conditionals (advanced forms) Page 62
3. False: They are similar to ‘if’, i.e. no more or less polite.
1. If I were to say that I …
2. Had we spent more time with her …
3. If you will/would just be patient …
4. … would that be a problem?
5. If you happen to see Mr Parker …
6. Were you to go through with legal action …
1. Supposing you got all the necessary grades, would you go to college?
2. If you’ll do the shopping, I’ll make dinner.
3. Had you listened to my advice, you wouldn’t be in this situation.
4. If they were to discover a cure for he common cold, they’d make a fortune.
5. If you happen to see my address book, could you tell me?
Vocabulary: collocations (body) Page 63
Picture 1: l lick your lips
Picture 2: k shake your fist
Picture 3: h twist your ankle
Picture 4: d wrinkle your nose
Picture 5: c shrug your shoulders
Grammar check: future Page 64
1. are you doing
2. will probably go
3. ‘ll have saved
4. ‘ll begin
5. do you start/ are you going to start
Exam focus Page 64
pear - pair
moveing - moving
diferent - different
I’m thirsty. – I’m thirsty.
technology - technology
its – it’s
nerves, in – nerves in
patiente - patient
impulses’ - impulses
dr – Dr.
trainning - training