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5 марта 2017 / Без рубрики



Words and phrases 6

 

1) SET

Match each expression (1-3) with an explanation (a-c).

 

1.

2. Jamie set her mind on the red sports car.

3. That noise sets my teeth on edge!

4. Our teacher has set us too many exercises for tomorrow.

 

a) To decide for certain / to be determined to get or have someone or something.

b)  To irritate someone’s nerves.

c) To give some homework

 

 

2) PLACES

Complete each sentence with a word from the box

 

location whereabouts haunt

 

1. ____________ did you park the car?

2. Images from the war still ________ him.

3. I haven’t yet decided of the _________ of the new store.

 

3) WORDS WITH MORE THAN ONE MEANING

In each sentence replace the words underlined by one of the words from the box.

 

sound bare run

 

1. Panic buying has stripped the stores empty.

2. He was the man who controlled Clinton’s election campaign.

3. Firms wishing to take part in the programme must be able to show that they are financially reliable and sensible.

 

4) SPEAKING

Underline the most suitable option in each sentence

 

1. Scientists have announced / declared / stated that the meat is safe to eat.

2. This programme gives people a chance to address / lecture / argue their ideas.

3. One day Sam heard an interesting piece of advice / gossip / chat.

 

5) WITHIN
Complete each sentence with the most appropriate word from the box.

 

the hour meansthe law

 

 

1. A: Honey, I’ve bought everything. When do you finish?

B: Oh, wonderful! I’ll be at home within _________!

2. “However, it is important to understand, that because the law stipulates a minimal level of acceptable behavior, one can act within_________ and yet still act unethically”. – “Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology”, James L. Bernat, ‎Richard Beresford 2014.

3. We need to reduce spending and live within our _________.

 

6) SUFFIX ING

Rewrite each sentence so that it contains a form of the word in CAPITALS ending in –ing

1. There have been a failure to understand that situation: Mr Jones isn’t expecting you until tomorrow. UNDERSTAND

2. I think you are making this problem seem simpler than it is. SIMPLE

3. They arrived to find that there was a stop of supplying electricity in the morning. CONNECT

 

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Words and phrases 6 — Answers

 

1) SET

Match each expression (1-3) with an explanation (a-c).

 

5.

1. Jamie set her mind on the red sports car. (a)

2. That noise sets my teeth on edge! (b)

3. Our teacher has set us too many exercises for tomorrow. (c )

 

a) To decide for certain / to be determined to get or have someone or something.

b)  To irritate someone’s nerves.

c) To give some homework

 

2) PLACES

Complete each sentence with a word from the box

 

location whereabouts haunt

 

1. Whereabouts did you park the car?

2. Images from the war still haunt him.

3. I haven’t yet decided of the location of the new store.

 

3) WORDS WITH MORE THAN ONE MEANING

In each sentence replace the words underlined by one of the words from the box.

 

sound bare run

 

1. Panic buying has stripped the stores empty.bare

2. He was the man who controlled Clinton’s election campaign.ran

3. Firms wishing to take part in the programme must be able to show that they are financially reliable and sensible.sound

 

4) SPEAKING

Underline the most suitable option in each sentence

 

1. Scientists have announced / declared / stated that the meat is safe to eat.

2. This programme gives people a chance to address / lecture / argue their ideas.

3. One day Sam heard an interesting piece of advice / gossip / chat.

 

5) WITHIN
Complete each sentence with the most appropriate word from the box.

the hour means the law

 

 

1. A: Honey, I’ve bought everything. When do you finish?

B: Oh, wonderful! I’ll be at home within the hour!

2. “However, it is important to understand, that because the law stipulates a minimal level of acceptable behavior, one can act within the law and yet still act unethically”. – “Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology”, James L. Bernat, ‎Richard Beresford 2014.

3. We need to reduce spending and live within our means.

 

6) SUFFIX – ING

Rewrite each sentence so that it contains a form of the word in CAPITALS ending in –ing

1. There was a failure to understand that situation: Mr Jones isn’t expecting you until tomorrow. UNDERSTAND

There was a misunderstanding: Mr Jones isn’t expecting you until tomorrow.

2. I think you are making this problem seem simpler than it is. SIMPLE

I think you are oversimplifying the problem.

3. They arrived to find that there was a stop of supplying electricity in the morning. CONNECT

They arrived to find that the electricity were disconnecting.

 

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