marți, 25 februarie 2014

UPSTREAM - INTERMEDIATE - UNIT 10


Rezolvarea exercitiilor de la UNIT 10 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

UNIT 10: Spread the news

Lead-in

Page 148

Exercise 1 a

KEEPING PEOPLE INFORMED

Exercise 2 b

I prefer reading hardbacks because the binding is strong and they last for a long time.
I prefer using e-books because they are easy to use.

Exercise 2 c




Exercise 3 a

1, 4, 7, 8, 9

Exercise 3 b

It seems to me that electronic media takes much longer to read than traditional books. However, electronic media does let us enjoy good graphics and layout.

Reading

Exercise 4 a

I think the article is about e-books becoming the books of the future.
I don’t think this is possible. I believe people will always want to read traditional books.

Exercise 4 b

0.   E
1.     B
2.   G
3.   D
4.   A
5.    F
6.   H
7.    C



Page 149

Exercise 4 c

think of: come up with
place inside: put in
remove: take out
do: carry out
move at the same speed: keep up
replace: take over from

latest: most up-to-date
think about: consider
ordinary: usual, common, normal
versions: forms, varieties
constantly: continuously
demand: call, need
pile: heap, mound
personal: individual
order: request, ask for

Exercise 5

b- the printed page will undoubtedly keep its place in our lives

I completely agree with the author. I don’t think that e-books will replace traditional books. although the graphics and layout make them more interesting to read, they can’t replace traditional books.

Vocabulary Practice

Page 150

Exercise 6 a



Exercise 6 b

Students’ own answers

Exercise 7

Lyn – classified
Stacey – horoscopes
Bob – crossword
Tony – letters to the editor

Exercise 8 a



Exercise 8 b



Exercise 9 a



Exercise 9 b

It matches headline 2.


Page 151

Exercise 10

magazine – covers
radio – station
black and white – films
special – effects
current – affairs
live – broadcast

1.     magazine covers
2.   radio station
3.   live broadcast
4.   black and white films
5.    current affairs
6.   special effects


Exercise 11 b

I watch TV for about two hours a day. I mostly enjoy watching documentaries. In my country I can watch Weird Nature.

Exercise 12 a



Exercise 12 b



Exercise 13

Students’ own answers

Grammar in use

Page 152

Exercise 14

The first sentence emphasizes the duration of an action up to a certain point in the future.
The second sentence describes an action that will be completed before a stated future time.

Exercise 15 a



Exercise 15 b

I hope I will have bought a sports car by the time I am thirty years old.
I hope I will have found a good job by the time I am thirty years old.
etc.

Exercise 16

By the end of the year, Luke will have been driving a taxi for six years.
By the end of the year, Sam will have been studying Computer Science for eighteen months.
By the end of the year, Stella will have been working as a florist for two years.

Exercise 17



Exercise 18

1.     will have finished
2.   will have left
3.   will have been living
4.   will have been teaching

Exercise 19

Neither: negative addition (= neither… nor, none)
Although: contrast (= in spite of, despite, while, whereas, however)
Besides: positive addition (=as well as, not only… but also, also, in addition, furthermore)


Exercise 20

2. Despite the fact that the play opens next week, Nick isn’t at rehearsals.
3. The film is excellent. Furthermore, the special effects are stunning.
4. Neither Stuart nor Mary plays the guitar.
5. Besides being a very talented actor, he is a good singer.
6. The article was very interesting. However, the writer was a little biased.

Page 153

Exercise 21

1.     B
2.   C
3.   B
4.   C
5.    A
6.   C
7.    A
8.   A
9.   A
10.    C

Exercise 22 a

1.     both
2.   none
3.   every
4.   both
5.    neither
6.   every
7.    either
8.   all
9.   each
10.    none

Exercise 22 b



Exercise 23 a

1.     for
2.   on
3.   for
4.   of
5.    about
6.   to



Exercise 23 b

1.     on
2.   about
3.   on
4.   about
5.    in
6.   of
7.    at
8.   of
9.   for
10.          for

Page 154

Exercise 24

1.     for
2.   through
3.   at
4.   with
5.    more
6.   for
7.    far
8.   be
9.   of
10.    to
11.by
12.     like
13.     been
14.     with
15.     play



Exercise 25

1.     stands
2.   takes
3.   turn
4.   take
5.    took
6.   stands/ stood
7.    took
8.   turn
9.   turning
10.                      taken


Exercise 26


Page 155

Exercise 27

1.     National
2.   certainly
3.   researchers
4.   favourite
5.    unbelievable
6.   worst
7.    regularly
8.   majority
9.   entertaining
10.                      digital

Exercise 28

  1. is going to turn up (phrasal verb: turn up)
  2. Disney Studios turn out (phrasal verb: turn out)
  3. was completely taken in by (passive form + phrasal verb: take in)
  4. in spite of the/ its poor (linker: in spite of + noun)
  5. will have been driving for (future perfect continuous)
  6. enjoyed the film apart from (linker)
  7. will have finished writing (future perfect + -ing form after the verb ‘finish’)
  8. will have left work by (future perfect simple)

Exercise 29

1.     ear
2.   eye
3.   nose
4.   eye
5.    nose
6.   ears
7.    eye
8.   ears
9.   nose
10.    nose


Page 156

Exercise 30

1.     B
2.   E
3.   F
4.   A
5.    D

Exercise 31 a



Exercise 31 b



Exercise 31 c

2. Do you like musicals?
3. Do you like going to art exhibitions?
4. Have you ever been to a concert?

Exercise 31 d

Students’ own answers

Exercise 32

1.     YES
2.   NO
3.   YES
4.   NO

Exercise 33 a



Exercise 33 b



Exercise 34

1.     table or bed
2.   your head
3.   whistle
4.   windows
5.    basement
6.   candles
7.    waterproof
8.   roof

Page 157

Exercise 35


Exercise 36 a

1st & 3rd
2nd

Exercise 36 b

Phrases which pass on gossip: Did you hear that…; Guess what!; I’ve got the most amazing news. You’ll never believe it…
Phrases which respond to gossip: Are you sure?; No, really!; Tell me. I won’t tell a soul.

Exercise 36 c

A: I’ve got the most amazing news. You’ll never believe it when I tell you! Tania is going to have a baby.
B: No, really? That’s fantastic!

A: Did you hear that Tony is going to appear on a TV quiz show?
B: Are you sure?

Exercise 37

really; word; sure

Exercise 38 a

At six o’clock.

Exercise 38 b

1.     c
2.   a
3.   b
4.   e
5.    d

Exercise 38 c



Exercise 39 a

To the cinema.

Exercise 39 b

1.     I’m afraid
2.   the matter
3.   another
4.   How about next

Exercise 39 c



Page 159

Exercise 40 a

·       Robinson Crusoe came from England.
·       His father refused to let him make a sea voyage.
·       He was shipwrecked.
·       On a desert island.
·       For twenty-seven years.

Exercise 40 b

I think he would have been lonely. He would not have been able to make clothes. It would have been difficult to find and prepare foods. It would have been difficult for him to build a house. He would have had problems when he was ill. etc.

Exercise 41 a

1
3
2
4
6
7
5
8

Exercise 41 b

supporting posts making a cracking noise
huge waves crashing
rocks rolling down a hill
wind blowing
raining

Exercise 42

1.     I
2.   I
3.   I
4.   C
5.    C
6.   I

Exercise 43 a

doorway: entrance
put up: pitched
satisfied: content
dirt: earth
astonished: stunned
drop: sink
nerve: courage
fell down: collapsed
pounded: beaten

Exercise 43 b

LINE 41 (As I sat there…) – LINE 49 (afraid to move)

Exercise 44



Page 160

Exercise 46

Key words: write a letter accepting the invitation; ask for details; location; time; whether you can bring any guests

1.     b
2.   c
3.   b

Exercise 47 a

        Yes

Exercise 47 b




Exercise 48 a
        


Exercise 48 b

     

Exercise 49 a

1.     B
2.   C
3.   D
4.   A


Exercise 49 b

                        

Exercise 50

                       

Exercise 51 a
        


Exercise 51 b
    


Exercise 51 c
        


Exercise 51 d

        3

Exercise 52
      


Exercise 53
    


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