vineri, 9 septembrie 2016

OUTCOMES - ADVANCED - UNIT 12


Rezolvarea exercitiilor din manualul de limba engleza pentru clasa X intitulat OUTCOMES ADVANCED, Editura Heinle Cengage Learning, Autori Hugh Dellar, Andrew Walkley, Editia 2011


OUTCOMES ADVANCED

UNIT 12: HISTORY

Listening

Step 1

He’s from a first-generation immigrant family; they lived in total poverty; he dropped out of school when his father died and sold ice cream on the street; he moved on to selling textiles; he moved to the capital when he was 21; he started his own company selling outboard motors for boats; he can now afford to have his children educated in the States; he eats like a peasant.

Step 2

  1. passed off
  2. turns out
  3. passed away
  4. drop out
  5. started off, moved on
  6. get ahead, set off
  7. start up, built (things) up
  8. lit up
  9. dwell on


Developing conversations – Similies

Step 2
A
  1. c (a bad memory, full of holes)
  2. e (he smokes a lot)
  3. b (I felt very uncomfortable or awkward)
  4. a (I try extremely hard to avoid him)
  5. d (they’re very different)
B
  1. h (very tough)
  2. f (it’s completely dead or over)
  3. j (extremely pale)
  4. g (very old)
  5. I (not clear at all)

Reading

Step 1

  1. decadence, economic problems, external pressures, division and infighting. Christianity and cultural change
  2. because of lack of evidence
  3. because new discoveries are made that shed more light

Step 3

whip up = provoke; culminating = ending; uprisings = rebellions; crumble = gradually be destroyed; to date = up to now; scarcity = lack; sacked = raided; contended = argued; outlook = point of view

Vocabulary – Presenting arguments and theories

Step 1

  1. put forward/ advanced = same; established/ claimed = different; established = proved, found to be true, claimed = said (but it may not be true)
  2. asserts/ demonstrates = shows, proves; stemmed from/ gave rise to = different; stemmed from = came about because of, gave rise to = prompted something to happen
  3. allegedly/ supposedly = same; questioned/ cast doubt on = same
  4. challenged/ accepted = opposite; highlighting/ emphasizing = same
  5. argues/ contends = same; significant/ minor = opposite

Vocabulary – Recent history

Step 1

  1. called
  2. was assassinated
  3. declared, gain
  4. went, dented
  5. was abolished
  6. was overthrown
  7. issued
  8. were massacred
  9. carried out
  10. have been pushing

Listening

Step 2

  1. a T
b F – it was a random attack
c F – she died in hospital
  1. a T
b F – over three quarters of the population voted for it
c T
  1. a F – it bypasses the old trade routes
b F – it has generated a substantial income
c T
  1. a T
b F – they face higher levels of unemployment today
c T

Step 3

  1. e – Anna Lindh (against injustice)
  2. f – Anna Lindh’s death caused the end of the notion that Sweden was safe
  3. a – Poland’s EU entry
  4. g - Poland’s EU entry
  5. b – the pipeline
  6. h – the pipeline (to Turkey)
  7. c – the Australian government
  8. d - the Australian government

Grammar – Dramatic inversion

Step 1

  1. No sooner had the President been overthrown than civil broke out.
  2. No sooner had we adopted the euro than prices went up.
  3. No sooner had the earthquake struck than the looting began.
  4. No sooner had Brazil equalized than we went up the other end of the pitch and scored the winner.

Step 2

  1. Not only
  2. at no time
  3. Never before
  4. Not until
  5. Nowhere else, only



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