luni, 10 februarie 2014

ADVANCED GOLD - UNIT 6


Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la UNIT 6 din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa XI intitulat ADVANCED GOLD, Editura Longman, Autori Sally Burgess si Richard Acklam, Editia 2001

UNIT 6: The sporting life

Listening Page 68

Exercise 2

There will be new sports, especially for wealthier people. sports stars will earn even more and they will have the same status as film and music stars. Existing records will be maintained but they will measure times in thousandths of a second.


Exercise 3

1. long history
2. urban areas
3. basketball
4. baseball
5. Bouncy Boxing
6. football
7. fewer performances
8. 10.2 seconds
9. 9 seconds

Grammar plus: future (advanced features) Page 69

Exercise 1

3. to say something will be completed at a particular time in the near future
6. to indicate that an event in the future has been officially scheduled

Exercise 2

1. … I’m not about to start now!
2. I hope we will be sitting …
3. … is due to …
4. √
5. They won’t have been realised …
6. We were on the point of leaving
7. √
8. √

Exercise 4

1. What will you be doing this weekend?
2. Where will you be going for your summer holiday this year?
3. How will you be getting home today?
4. When will you be seeing X next?
5. How long will you be continuing to learn English?

Exercise 5

DIFFERENCES

Open buffet – 7.15 p.m./ 7.50 p.m.
8.20 – Live band ‘Deluxe’/Live band ‘Delirious’
Disco – 9 p.m./ 9.30 p.m.
10 p.m. – Results of charity raffle/ ‘Coolest couple’ award
11.30 p.m. – Karaoke competition/ Fireworks

Exercise 6

Student A: So, you hope you will have finished university in one year’s time.
Student B: No. Actually, I hope I will have finished in three months’ time. We’ve got exams then.

Exam focus: Page 70

1. C (lines 61-62, 66-67 and 78-79)
2. B (lines 35-37)
3. B (lines 56-57)
4. A (lines 10-13)
5. D (lines 89-91)
6. B (lines 57-58)
7. D (lines 103-108)
8. B (lines 36, 37, 38 and 58)
9. B (lines 45-48)
10. D (lines 94-95)
11. C (lines 62-64 and 65-68)
12. B (lines 50-51)
13. C (lines 71-77)
14. A (lines 6-8)

Vocabulary: competitive sports Page 72

Exercise 1

1. f
2. b
3. e
4. h
5. k
6. a
7. i
8. d
9. j
10.c
11. g

Exercise 3

1. gold and silver
2. javelin    long jump    high jump   triple jump    hammer
3. 100 metres    long jump   shot put    high jump    400 metres    110 metres hurdles     discus    pole vault    javelin   1500 metres
4. When Manchester United football team played Bayern Munich in 1999, the German team were leading and seemed assured of a 1-0 victory until the last few minutes when the English team scored two goals in quick succession.
5. a. Monica Seles. She was stabbed by a spectator and had to retire from championship tennis for a period of two years. She has also had a number of injuries that have prevented her playing for long periods of time. Her father died, further preventing her from playing at her usual standard.
b. Vance Armstrong, winner of the Tour de France in 1999 and 2000. Armstrong recovered from cancer to return to cycling.
6. To withstand the rigours of training and competing, athletes need to have a tremendous desire to win. Achieving success is the compensation for all the suffering that has gone into their preparation for an important sporting event.

Speaking Page 72

Exercise 2

Making an additional point: on top of that
What’s more   Not only that
Indicating lack of complete agreement:
Having said that though   We do need to remember that
That’s all very well but

 Listening: no football for girls Page 73

Exercise 2

1. cricket   golf    skiing   horseriding
2. They are glad that she enjoys sport so much and have supported her efforts to continue to play football, though her mother is less keen on her playing rugby because she fears she will get hurt.

Exercise 3

1. finishing position in London mini-marathon
2. height
3. age at which she started to play sport
4. position she played in football team
5. injury her mother fears she’ll get in rugby
6. number of triathlons she won last year
7. day she is involved in drama
8. one of the jobs she might like to do when she grows up

Vocabulary: language of gender Page 74

Exercise 1

Flight attendant     headteacher    police officer
spokesperson     firefighter    salesperson

Exercise 2

1. meaning: the average man or the average person alternatives: the man or woman in the street OR the average person
2. meaning: a man you can trust, who will do what he has promised to do
   Alternative: man or woman, according to the gender of the person being spoken about
3. meaning: to behave and think independently without worrying about what other people think
  Alternatives: be your own person OR be true with yourself
4. meaning: if a group of people do something as one man, they do it together
   Alternative: as one person
5. meaning: to work at, use, or operate a system, piece of equipment, etc.
  Alternatives: staffed OR open
6. meaning: all humans considered as a group
  Alternatives: humanity OR the human race OR humankind
7. meaning: used to say that people will not help each other
  Alternative: It’s everyone for themselves
8. meaning: a man who understands and expresses the views and opinions of ordinary people
   Alternative: man or woman, according to the gender of the person being spoken about

Grammar check: modifiers/ intensifiers Page 74

Exercise 1

1. really
2. both
3. extremely
4. really
5. both
6. both
7. both
8. both
9. extremely

Exercise 2

Gradable: vary    rather    extremely    fairly   terribly   really   quite  pretty
Non-gradable: absolutely    really   completely   quite   totally

Watch Out! quite

1. rather
2. completely

English in use: 75

Exercise 1

3

Exercise 2

1. adjective
2. noun
3. noun
4. adjective
5. noun
6. noun
7. verb (negative form)
8. adverb

Exercise 3

1. watered
2. excitement
3. celebration
4. disastrous
5. representatives
6. awareness
7. disregard(s)
8. appallingly

Exercise 4

1. agility
2. basically
3. traditional
4. equivalents
5. lightness
6. permissible
7. effectiveness
8.protection

Writing: formal/ informal note Page 76

Exercise 1

Valid advice: points 2 and 5

Exercise 2

SUGGESTED KEY WORDS
holiday   did not live up to     original advertisement      write
Director     complain    Read original advertisement
notes you write   part of letter from a friend you wrote to
write letter     200 words     to Director     telling how feel
note 50 words    friend   telling what decided do

Exercise 3

The purpose of the letter is to complain about the mismatch between the advertisement and reality.
The purpose of the note is to tell Tina you have decided to write a letter of complaint.

4.
Hi, Tina,
Thanks for your letter. This is just a quick note to tell you that I’ve written to the holiday company asking for a refund. I was interested to read about your brother’s experience. Could you send me the details? If I get my money back I might be able to go to the UK with the same organisation as your brother.
Love,
Fabrice

English in Use Page 78

Exercise 2

SUGGESTED SUMMARY OF MAIN POINTS

Rob has taken an active part in sports and has improved his strength, stamina and ability. He was a significant member of the school football and swimming teams and was captain of the football team for three matches.
Nevertheless, he doesn’t always attend practice sessions, and he arrives late and in the wrong clothes. He also loses his temper when playing matches. If he doesn’t improve these things, he’ll be dropped from the teams.

Exercise 4

1. keen/ involved
2. progress
3. a lot
4. win
5. made
6. few
7. play/work together
8. going/ turning up
9. regularly/ on time
10. wearing
11. lost
12. disqualified
13. let

Unit 6 Review Page 79

Exercise 1

1. pulled
2. comeback
3. set
4. resume
5. setbacks
6. bronze
7. decathlon
8. glory
9. put
10. competitors

Exercise 2

1. … you won’t have seen …
2. … about to buy …
3. Will you be taking …
4. … due to kick off?
5. … people will be running …
6. … on the point …
7. … are to assemble …

Exercise 3

1. attendant
2. officers
3. person (man)
4. fighter
5. person
6. teacher

Exercise 4

1. they cut his pocket money by half
2. she can be a little impatient at times
3. they have not fulfilled their promises with regard to education
4. he had injured his ankle and was in terrible pain
5. but he offered to correct as much extra written work as we were prepared to give him

Exercise 5

1. Every
2. as
3. Apart
4. to
5. the
6. which
7. lasted/ continued
8. when
9. of
10. him
11. would
12. by
13. to
14. made
15. at





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