joi, 15 septembrie 2016

OUTCOMES - ADVANCED - UNIT 13


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 13: NEWS AND THE MEDIA

Vocabulary – News headlines

Step 2

  1. blast toll = number of dead from explosion
  2. hails = praises
  3. bars = bans, prohibits from entering; crackdown = stricter policy
  4. cleared = freed from
  5. seize = take; raid = sudden entry and search
  6. brink = edge, very close to
  7. leak = revelation; slash = cut a large number of
  8. ups = increases; bid = attempt
  9. clash = fight, disagree violently
  10. rule out = dismiss the possibility of; halt = stop
  11. pulls out of = withdraws from
  12. blow = setback
  13. vows = promises


Listening

Step 1
Conversation 1
  1. Sanders cleared of bribery charges  
  2. agree
Conversation 2
  1. Email leak reveals secret plan to slash jobs
  2. initially speaker one has a different opinion, but agrees with second speaker in the end
Conversation 3
  1. Kohn pulls out of Open over sex scandal
  2. agree
Conversation 4
  1. Hector vows to continue despite outburst
  2. disagree about the seriousness of the situation
Conversation 5
  1. Club bars fans in crackdown on hooliganism
  2. agree

Step 2

  1. a pockets   b technicality
  2. a election  b trouble
  3. a fuss   b sponsorship
  4. a standing   b teacup
  5. a season tickets   b thugs

Listening

Step 1

  1. Because newspapers are still responsible for most news gathering.
  2. Because of the income generated by advertising on newspaper companies’ websites.
This is ironic because the websites are free to access but newspaper companies can still make a profit by advertising on them – despite possibly selling fewer newspapers as a result of them – because of the number of people who see these advertisements.

Step 2
2, 5

Reading

Step 1

  1. The Sun, Marca
  2. Marca, Helsingin Sanomat
  3. The Sun
  4. Helsingin Sanomat
  5. The Sun
  6. Helsingin Sanomat
  7. Marca
  8. The Sun
  9. Helsingin Sanomat
  10. Marca
  11. Helsingin Sanomat
  12. The Sun

Listening

Step 1

  1. retirement of minister
  2. award for sniffer dog
  3. riots in Manova
  4. rising interest rates
  5. sports player out of match
  6. two people have won a libel case against a newspaper

Step 2

  1. health grounds, a private matter
  2. bomb disposal, bravery
  3. petrol bomb, tear gas
  4. base rate, inflation
  5. thigh strain, good form
  6. sham marriage, an appeal

Step 3

  1. T – there had been division on the issue
  2. not clear – she would not give details
  3. F – he works for the bomb disposal unit of the army
  4. not clear – two men were killed, there are conflicting reports how
  5. not clear – he thinks so, but this is not a fact
  6. not clear – the bank refused to rule it out
  7. not clear – not stated
  8. F – they must win to go through
  9. T – they will give it to good causes
  10. not clear – not stated

Grammar – Reporting and verb patterns

Step 2

verb + (that) clause = acknowledge, claim, deny
verb + object + (that) clause = assure
verb + to-infinitive = vow, refuse
verb + noun/ noun phrase = express, reject, praise, confirm, blame (+ on something/ someone)



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