marți, 8 decembrie 2015


Rezolvarea exercitiilor din MANUALUL de Limba Engleza pentru clasa VIII intitulat CLICK ON 4 – Student's book, Editura Express Publishing, Autori Virginia Evans si Neil O'Sullivan, Editia 2002


A. a watch
B. a pink blouse
C. a yellow handbag
D. a picture frame
E. a pair of sunglasses
F. a skateboard
G. a bottle of perfume
H. a teddy bear
I. a camera
J. a pair of shoes
K. some towels
I own a watch, a handbag and a bottle of perfume. The bottle of perfume was a present from my best friend and he gave it to me for my birthday last year. I bought the handbag myself. I paid for it in cash.

1.      D customer
2.    F shop assistant
3.    A customer
4.    B shop assistant
5.     I customer
6.    J customer
7.     G customer
8.    E customer
C  This one will go really well with your outfit. (shop assistant)
H  I am sure your three-year-old will love this one. (shop assistant)
K  I am looking for really soft and absorbent ones, please. (customer)

1.      B
2.    B
3.    A

decided – reached a decision
get out – escape
terrified – very frightened
forgive – excuse
looking for – searching for
loads of – a lot of
embarrassing – humiliating

1.      optician’s – contact lenses
2.    boutique – silk scarf/pair of trousers
3.    sports shop – tennis racquet/pair of skis
4.    furniture shop – couch/chest of drawers
5.     newsagent’s – magazine
6.    florist’s – bunch of tulips
7.     greengrocer’s – onions/watermelon
8.    jeweller’s – earrings/necklace
You can buy a tennis racquet/a pair of skis at a sports shop. etc

optician’s – spectacles/frames; boutique – jacket/dress; sports shop – football/swimsuit; furniture shop – armchair/bed; newsagent’s – sweets/greeting cards; florist’s – roses/lilies; greengrocer’s – oranges/tomatoes; jeweller’s – bracelet/rings

1.      C
2.    C
3.    A
4.    C
5.     B

Speaker 1 – e
Speaker 2 – d
Speaker 3 – a
Speaker 4 – c
Speaker 5 – f

scratched: watch, table, mirror, vase, computer screen, chair
torn: dress, sleeve, trousers, cushion, lining
broken: watch, table, CD player, mirror, vase, computer screen, chair
stained: dress, sleeve, trousers, carpet, tablecloth, cushion, lining
cracked: mirror, vase, computer screen
loose: buttons, stitching, lining

1.      hat   take your hat off to someone: to show admiration for sb
2.    belt   hit below the belt: be unfair
3.    pocket   money burns a hole in one’s pocket: cannot resist the desire to spend
4.    shirt   lose one’s shirt: lose all of one’s money
5.     shoes   step into sb’s shoes: take someone’s place/position
6.    glove   fit like a glove: fit perfectly

a.     lived
b.     was baking
c.      had already done
d.     had moved
e.      had been cooking
f.       would call

The tenses change as follows:
present simple – past simple
present continuous – past continuous
present perfect – past perfect
past simple – past/past perfect
past continuous – past continuous/past perfect continuous
future – conditional (would)
past perfect – no change
past perfect continuous – no change

personal pronouns – change according to the meaning of the sentence

time expressions change as follows:
last month = the month before
tomorrow = the following/next day

2. She said that she had been shopping all day.
3. She said to/told her son that they were going to the toy shop after they had finished their shopping.
4. She said to/told the children that the biscuits would be ready in 15 minutes.

1.      Sarah said that Mary did her shopping at Marks & Spencer.
2.    Tom told that he would lend me the money.
3.    Diane said that she was going shopping that afternoon.
4.    Lyn said that she had not been to the new shopping centre yet.
5.     John said that he had bought a new car the day before.
6.    Bill said he had been listening to his new CD player until midnight.

·        the question word
·        if/whether

The tenses change as in statements, but they also change from the interrogative to the affirmative form.

1.      Susan asked Jane when she was going on holidays.
2.    Tim asked me if he could open the window.
3.    Tina asked her father if he would drive her to school that day.
4.    Jan asked Michelle how old she was/had been when she started/had started making her own clothes.

a. a suggestion
b. an order
c. a request

1.      The manager told the staff to be polite to the customers.
2.    Jenny suggested that I try on that dress.
3.    Tom asked if they had that shirt in large.
4.    Jane suggested going to the high street.
5.     Tony asked Mr Smith if he could have his credit card.
6.    Sue ordered Jim to leave.

He told the customer not to move.
He asked the customer if the neck was too tight.
He asked the customer if he would like the sleeves a little longer.
He told the customer to come back the following Tuesday for a fitting.
He told the customer to bend his arm.
He asked the customer how that felt.

1  a/c  Thomas and Sandra
2  b/d  James and Georgia
The verb to have + object + past participle

A: Did Ann paint the house?
B: No, she had it painted.
A: Did Mark fix the lawn mower?
B: Yes, he fixed it himself.
A: Did Peter type the report?
B: No, she had it typed.
A: Did Lyn wash the dishes?
B: Yes, she washed them herself.
A: Did Tony do the shopping?
B: No, he had it done.

A: When did you last have your eyes tested?
B: I had my eyes tested last month.
A: When did you last have your watch repaired?
B: I had my watch repaired last March.
A: When did you last have your trousers shortened?
B: I had my trousers shortened last summer.
A: When did you last have your motorcycle fixed?
B: I had it fixed last Friday.

1.      impossible
2.    usually
3.    suspicious
4.    employees
5.     information
6.    appearance
7.     cleanliness
8.    finally
9.    successful
10.      products

1.      if I had been to
2.    asked Susan to buy her
3.    am having my dress made
4.    told John that he had
5.     whether that was the
6.    had our house painted
7.     suggested going to the

1.      behind
2.    apart
3.    in
4.    up to
5.     over
6.    into
7.     for
fall behind: not be the same standards as the other pupils in the class
fall apart: when something breaks into pieces
fit sb in: manage to find time to meet sb
feel up to sb: be in good enough physical condition to do st
fall over: trip over st
fall into: start to do st
feel for: sympathise with sb

1.      C
2.    A
3.    C

The sleeve was torn.

1.      What can I do …
2.    Would you like to …
3.    Do you have …
4.    Here’s your …

1.      T
2.    F
3.    F
4.    T
5.     F

1.      rising
2.    falling
3.    rising
4.    rising
5.     falling
6.    falling

1.      c
2.    d
3.    b
4.    a

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

A  alive with the sounds of … (hearing)
     you will see pyramids of colourful … (hearing)
     It’s hard to hear above the voices of … (hearing)
B   soft sheen of the leather (touch)
      Rich aroma of genuine leather (smell)
C   overwhelmed by the fragrance that fills the air (smell)
D   air filled with the rich aromas of coffee, vanilla and cloves (smell)
      Where you can sample and buy Turkish Delight (taste)

These phrases add to the text in that they give the reader an idea of the market on a more physical level. They encourage the reader to imagine what the market is really like.

enormous – huge
surrounding – neighboring
produced – made
compete – contend/try to win
sheen – shine, luster
genuine – authentic
rare – uncommon
amazed – astonished/stunned
strange – peculiar/unusual
exotic – mysterious
range – variety

1.      with
2.    for
3.    to
4.    on
5.     on
6.    in
7.     with
8.    on
9.    with
10.      back
11.  with

Keywords to be underlined: advertisement, part-time job, apply, read, notes, letter of application, necessary information
1.      Someone in the Personnel Department
2.    To apply for the position of part-time salesperson.
3.    Formal – You don’t know the person you are writing to.
4.    Dear Sir/Madam – Yours faithfully
5.     qualifications, present and previous jobs, ability to work as part of a team, whether or not you have a driving licence, personal qualities.

Phrases to be crossed out:
1.      I’ve decided to drop you a line about
2.    I go to
3.    I’ve got my licence
4.    I have been a
5.     I think I’d be great in this job
6.    everyone says I’m
7.     I’m sending you a letter
8.    I’m waiting to get your answer

Formal: 1, 2, 4, 6
Informal: 3, 5, 7, 8
I have previous experience of this kind of work.
I enjoy working as part of a team.
I enclose a reference from my previous employer.
I am available for interview any morning.

Phrases to be underlined: advertisement, part-time job, bulletin board, apply, notes, letter of application, giving necessary information
1.      the bookshop manager
2.    formal
3.    love of books; A-levels; previous experience
4.    Dear Sir or Madam; Yours faithfully & full name


1.      F
2.    F
3.    T
4.    F
5.     T
6.    F
7.     F

A. 3
B. 1
C. 4
D. 2

Clothes: shorts, jumper, skirt, dress, suit etc.
Accessories: hat, umbrella, shoes, handbag, scarf etc.

Shops: butcher’s, boutique, greengrocer’s, jeweller’s, baker’s, etc.

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