luni, 14 decembrie 2015

OUTCOMES - UPPER-INTEMEDIATE - UNIT 6


Rezolvarea exercitiilor din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa IX intitulat OUTCOMES UPPER-INTERMEDIATE, Editura Heinle Cengage Learning, Autori Hugh Dellar, Andrew Walkley, Editia 2011


OUTCOMES ADVANCED

UNIT 6: CONFLICT

Speaking

Step 1

storm off = to leave in a temper; slam = shut violently; sulk = when you refuse to talk to someone in an aggressive way; hold a grudge/ bear a grudge = when you refuse to forgive someone; make up = say sorry and forgive each other

Grammar – I wish

Step 1

1, 3 = past simple to talk about wishes about the present, or things that are always true; 2,5 = past perfect to talk about wishes about the past; 4,6 = would + base form = to express irritation or annoyance, using would to talk about wishes you’d like people to do/ stop doing


Step 2

  1. had
  2. hadn’t sent
  3. wouldn’t leave
  4. could
  5. would think
  6. had been

Vocabulary – Adverbs

Step 1

  1. expressly
  2. freely
  3. strongly
  4. desperately
  5. vaguely
  6. stupidly
  7. bitterly
  8. dramatically

Step 2

  1. bitterly – oppose, complain
  2. freely – gave, told
  3. desperately – wanted
  4. strongly - advice
  5. dramatically – declined
  6. stupidly - told
  7. expressly – warned, wanted
  8. vaguely – recall, said

Step 3

  1. both possible
  2. Hopefully
  3. Theoretically
  4. Presumably
  5. Technically
  6. Frankly

Vocabulary – War and peace

Step 2

  1. tension rises – some fighting break out – conflict escalates – war rages – call a truce
  2. take offence – have a row – fall out – get in touch – make amends
  3. be invaded – defend yourself – lose ground – join forces (with an ally) – gain ground – defeat the enemy
  4. declare a ceasefire – begin negotiations – talks break down – restart negotiations – reach a settlement – sign a peace agreement
  5. plot to overthrow the president – stage a coup – seize control of the country – suffer sanctions – undermine the economic stability – return to democracy
  6. be surrounded – be under siege for weeks – run out of food – surrender – become a prisoner of war
  7. reports of human rights violation – seek a UN resolution – send in international troops
  8. plant a bomb – cause casualties and fatalities – claim responsibility – arrest – put on trial

Listening

Step 1

  1. industrial espionage – one drinks company on another
  2. an affair/ sexual harassment at work
  3. fully body scanners at airports
  4. a protest about a statue

Step 3

  1. a F – accused of spying
b F – held in a high level post for Jazz Drinks
c T
  1. a T
b F – he defended himself against allegations that he’d harassed the woman
c T
  1. a T
b F – a number of civil liberties groups backed her
c F – they plan to get it overturned
  1. a T
b F – reprisals against the vandals followed
c F – the local council stepped in

Step 4

  1. e
  2. a
  3. h
  4. f
  5. b
  6. g
  7. d
  8. c

Vocabulary – Social conflict

Step 1

  1. segregation
  2. boycott
  3. massacre
  4. condemnation
  5. oppression
  6. sanctions
  7. march
  8. dissent
  9. unrest
  10. support

Reading

Step 3

  1. because it represented a huge change/ achievement in 20 years
  2. because he was leader of the banned African Congress and planned acts of sabotage
  3. Apartheid began in the 1940s to help the white minority keep control of the country’s riches.
  4. It collapsed because it was costly and complicated to maintain and because of international and internal pressure.
  5. Aim: to establish the truth about human rights violations, on both sides – but it focused mainly on the victims as a way of providing closure. Working methods: both sides could tell the truth about their actions, and request amnesty from prosecution.

Step 5

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




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