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Caroline Sara Walker

Collaboratrice ed esperta linguistica di lingua madre: inglese

Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne

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Summary Week 6

Lessons 11 and 12 - 18/19 November 2020

To check in class today – exercises on page 153 (future forms and uses of It)

Homework to send by today, 18 November - a proposal (see Summary Week 4 for details).

Homework to check in class next week (25 November ) – Progress Test 1, Pages 36-37

 

Page 153 Unit 3 Future Forms, Exercise:

1 I’ll cook 2 That’ll be 3 are we meeting 4 I’ll get 5 I’ll be lying 6 he’ll have read 7 will have retired 8 will be doing

Page 153 Unit 3 Introductory IT, Exercise:

1. It was lovely to visit Lisbon again. 2 It is shocking how many young people drop litter in the street. 3 It is almost inevitable that I will not finish the assignment on time. 4 Fiona made it very clear that she didn’t want any birthday presents. 5 It was Eva who made the negotiations run so smoothly. 6 It was on Wednesday that we arranged to meet.

 

Dispensa pdf Page 5 – Read the 4 texts. Find as many sentences as possible that can be transformed using an “Introductory IT”. Rewrite the sentences.

See example in Text 2: I really hated IT when I was expected to know what I wanted to do…

EG Text 1 - It’s definitely young children who have the easiest lives

ANSWERS

Text No 1: It is definitely young children who have the easiest lives. / I find it frustrating to explain this to children while they are young. / It’s a dream come true to have someone cook all your meals for you, take you ………

Text No. 2: It is ridiculous to ask a 16-year-old to choose subjects which affect their future choices. / It was my parents (not me) who picked which exams I was going to take. / It is thought that teenagers aren’t bothered by these things.

Text No. 3: It’s the responsibility of being an adult that frightens me the most. / It is always said that you are more comfortable in your own skin… / It’s exhausting to work all day to provide for yourself and other people.. / It’s even frightening for me to have a pet dog OR It frightens me even to have a pet dog.

Text No. 4: It’s amusing to think about the fact we start and finish our lives in a very similar way. / It is good that elderly men and women spend their days just relaxing. / It is the last stage in our lives that could truly be the best.

 

UNIT 4

Page 40 Ex 3: 1F 2C 3D 4B 5A 6E

Page 40 Ex 5: 1 suffer/face a setback/difficulty 2 doubt/follow/rely on your intuition 3 gain/receive/win exposure 4 find/gain/receive inspiration 5 exceed/fulfil expectations 6 exceed/follow/fulfil/realise an ambition or target 7 receive/win praise (He won praise for his work with refugees. She won international praise for her latest book.) 8 doubt/exceed/fulfil/reach/realise your potential

Practice of collocations (page 40)

1. She’s an excellent dancer but she hasn’t………her full potential yet.

2. I really wish I had ……….that job opportunity last month. It’s too late now.

3. The climbers …………serious difficulties when their guide was injured.

4. You should……….your intuition and do what you think is right.

5. Greta Thunberg has …………worldwide exposure through her environmental campaigns.

6. ………a better understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists hope to find a cure.

7. Wordsworth……….inspiration for his poetry in the landscape of the Lake District.

8. Dan’s parents ………..his potential at first but, after years of hard work, he finally became a professional actor.

ANSWERS

1. reached, realised, fulfilled 2. Seized, taken, grabbed, grasped 3. Encountered, suffered, faced 4. Follow, rely on, trust 5. Gained, won, received 6. Reaching, gaining 7. Found, gained, received 8. doubted

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Video – dispensa page 44. (Navigate Unit 8. See dispensa page 44 for questions)

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UNIT 4 Page 39 GRAMMAR - -ing/infinitive

(see also Grammar Reference Page 153-154, Unit 4)

Ex 6 Page 39:

1 avoided, continued, recommended, stopped, suggested, tried (Try switching off.)

2 attempted, continued, failed, intended, pretended, tried (I really tried to please my parents when I was a child. I tried to contact him but he didn’t answer.)

3 encouraged, persuaded

4 stopped (prevent sb from doing st)

5 recommended, suggested

6 TO ADD: verb + object + infinitive without to, eg LET, MAKE, HELP and VERBS OF THE SENSES. Eg. My dad lets me drive his car. The teacher made the children stand in a line. We often help Mrs Smith (to) tidy her garden. She saw the dog jump over the wall. I heard the door close.

Ex 7 1B 2A 3B

 

Ex 9: 1 to achieve 2 fulfilling 3 having 4 to make 5 to take on 6 failing 7 (to) leave 8 taking 9 to work 10 doing 11 increasing 12 (to) turn

 

PRACTICE

1. Would you prefer ………more or less of your relatives? (SEE)

2. Do you remember ………your best friend for the first time? MEET)

3. Did your parents let you ………..in the street when you were young? PLAY)

4. Would you agree ……….a friend’s dog for the weekend? (LOOK AFTER)

5. What kind of things do you tend ………… about? WORRY

6. What’s the most important thing you need ……….today? DO

7. Have you ever forgotten ……..something important for a holiday? (PACK)

8. Would you or your family manage ……….without a car? (LIVE)

9. What food would you be sad to give up ……….if you had to? (EAT)

10. Would you rather ……… a film at the cinema or on DVD? (SEE)

11. What do you do to practise ……..English? (SPEAK)

12. What would you like to have but can’t afford ……..at the moment? (BUY)

13. What did your parents make you ……….when you were small? (DO )

 

Pubblicato il: 19 novembre 2020