miercuri, 30 martie 2016

CAE GOLD PLUS - COURSEBOOK - UNIT 12

                                        

Rezolvarea exercitiilor din manualul de limba engleza intitulat CAE GOLD PLUS – Course Book, autori Nick Kenny, Jacky Newborn and Richard Acklam, Editura Longman, Editia 2008

CAE UNIT 12: ALWAYS ON MY MIND

Reading 1: page 142

Ex. 3

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

Vocabulary: page 144

Ex. 1
1
  1. highly dubious
  2. mass production
  3. art icon
  4. giving weight to
  5. glimpse
  6. scrupulously
  7. hit-rate
  8. hanging around
  9. in due course
  10. ups and downs
  11.  ethos


2
1.      highly dubious
2.    gives weight to
3.    mass produced
4.    glimpse
5.     hanging around
6.    ups and downs

Ex. 2
1
It existed before any other examples of the same thing
2
1.      waste of time
2.    at the time
3.    for the time being
4.    in no time
5.     pressed for time
6.    kill time
7.     in time
8.    running out of time
9.    time after time

Grammar 1: page 144

Ex. 1
2 and 3
  1. in which older people from diverse ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to share and record their memories a)
  2. might otherwise be lost to people b)
  3. Age Exchange was set up in 1983 a)
  4. the Reminiscence Centre was opened a)
  5. many vital jobs have been assigned to volunteers b)
  6. they will be asked b)
  7. This opportunity to capture living history should not be ignored. c)
  8. a rich vein of living history will have been closed for future generations c)

Ex. 2
1.      was to have been finished
2.    bad behaviour to be repeated
3.    to be seen (by everyone) as
4.    believed to have moved away
5.     is said to have recovered
6.    is nothing to be done (is nothing anyone can do is also possible, but does not use a passive infinitive as required)

Exam focus: page 146

Ex. 1

1.      convincing
2.    objections
3.    accidentally
4.    unappealing
5.     novelist
6.    speculation
7.     relativity
8.    existence
9.    unwilling
10.      ridiculous

Grammar 2: page 147

Ex. 1

a). 2
b). 1
c). 3

Ex. 2

  1. was thinking of seeing
  2. was going to call
  3. was coming/was working
  4. was just going to go
  5. were going to go

Ex. 3

  1. wouldn’t take
  2. would be
  3. would have been
  4. was about to
  5. were to arrive

Ex. 4

  1. was going to find
  2. was going to
  3. was scheduled
  4. would still be looking for/would still have been looking
  5. would be able to
  6. was

Listening: page 148

Ex. 3

  1. E
  2. A
  3. H
  4. G
  5. B
  6. F
  7. E
  8. B
  9. D
  10. G

Use of English: page 150

Ex. 3

  1. since
  2. as
  3. according
  4. up
  5. in
  6. and
  7. such
  8. no
  9. before
  10. which
  11. would/might/could
  12.  a
  13.  take
  14.  one
  15.  if

Writing: page 151

Ex. 2
essay
article
report
language
uses semiformal language
uses colourful language
uses objective language, often with the passive
purpose
persuades through discussion
entertains
makes recommendations based on facts
organisation
presents a clear argument in linked paragraphs
uses paragraphs for effect
can use bullet points
target reader
known reader
general reader
known reader

Ex. 4
1
  1. Plan A
  2. semi-formal
  3. to introduce the argument

2
-         there is a strong argument for looking forwards, not backwards
-         we can’t change the past, it is where we came from

3
the first idea: on the one hand
a contrasting idea: on the other hand
an opinion: it seems to me
a reason: so/for this reason

4
surely/obviously: they show the writer’s own opinion
too: it indicates that we understand our background at the moment, but that future generations won’t

5
general statement: some people say
a rhetorical question: But is this really true?/ And surely we have a responsibility to future generations, so that they too can understand their background? Sentence in the conclusion
that links back to the introduction: For this reason, I feel that there is a lot of point in preventing old buildings and stories from the past, and that the statement is wrong.

UNIT 12 Review: page 153

Ex. 1

  1. set
  2. time
  3. reached
  4. sense
  5. meant

Ex. 2
1.      had
2.    could have predicted
3.    made
4.    wanted to
5.     happen

Ex. 3

  1. held up for
  2. have been reported to
  3. original intention was to
  4. is running out
  5. are still thought to exit/are thought still to exit/are thought to still exist
  6. was about to be a
  7. (high/about) time (that) John got/had his
  8. was scheduled to land



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