Archive | January, 2013

FIRST CONDITIONAL AND FUTURE TIME CLAUSES

29 Jan

Further information on the topic can be found here

FIRST CONDITIONAL

FUTURE TIME CLAUSES

FUTURE TIME CLAUSES 2

PRACTICE 1

PRACTICE 2

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REVIEWING SOME CONNECTORS

29 Jan

Hi,

Just to expand on what we have seen in class, here are some useful links

INSTEAD OF /WHEREAS

HOWEVER

WHILE/WHEREAS

DUE TO /SINCE

DESPITE /ALTHOUGH

NI1 ANSWER KEYS UNIT 2

7 Jan

Here are the answer keys for the activities pending from UNIT 2

PAGE 26 READING

Victoria

1. She’s working at Monkey World (which looks after apes which have been ill-treated).

2. She was working as a manager in Next, a chain store.

3. She went on a working holiday to Borneo. She worked with apes and enjoyed it. When she came back she found it difficult to return to her old life. She decided to go back to university to study biology.

4. She’s really happy now. She feels that she’s doing something important, not wasting her life.

Sally

1. She’s living on the Greek island of Lipsi.

2. She was living in London, working for American Express. She had a good salary and social life but she didn’t ejoy getting up early or the bad weather.

3. She went on holiday to Lipsi, a Greek island, with a friend and loved it – the people, the weather, the food, the mountains. She decided to apply for a job with the travel company who organized her holiday. She got a job as a tourist guide on the island.

4. She’s very happy there. She can’t imagine living in London again.

Activity E

1. trivial    2. mad    3. keeper    4. apes    5. ill-treated    6. the tube    7. delicious     8. applied for     9. blazing    10. tiny

 

PAGE 33. WRITING – TELLING A STORY

ACTIVITY A

leaved left     didn’t knew didn’t know    to found find   we was we were

we couldn’t to check in     felt over fell over

ACTIVITY B

1. when    2. but    3. so    4. After    5. but    6. because   7. so

8. Although    9. in the end

ACTIVITY C

Car journey: you broke down, you got lost, there was a traffic jam, you got a puncture

Plane journey: the flight was delayed, you missed your flight, you forgot your passport, your flight was overbooked.

READING PAGE 25

ACTIVITY A

1. a    2. b    3. c    4. a    5. b

ACTIVITY B

fortunate: lucky

charity: an organization which collects money to help people who are poor, sick, etc.

volunteer: somebody who offers or agrees to do something without being forced or paid.

orphanage: an institution where children without parents live ans are looked after

deposit: a percentage of the price of something you are buying which you pay in advance

annoyed: made angry

adopted: taken by a family and looked after as if they were their own children.

useful: having a practical use

definitely: certainly, without doubt.