1 DIGITAL Extra Book 2 Functions Likes and dislikes 2 2 Buying a ticket 3 3 Asking for and giving directions 4 4 Asking for information 5 Culture The history of pop music 6 Hollywood 8 Great Britons 0 Rubbish and The 3 Rs 2 British history 4 Festivals Bonfire Night 6 Burns Night 7 Chinese New Year 8 Valentine s Day 9 Notting Hill Carnival 20 Exam Skills Reading Right / Wrong / Doesn t say 2 Reading Multiple choice 22 Listening Multiple choice 23 Listening Completing notes 24 Speaking Giving opinions 25 Speaking Preparing and giving a talk 26 Writing Notes 27 Writing Letters 28 Wordlist 29 Map 3
2 Functions Likes and dislikes 2 Riascolta il dialogo e completalo. Lauren Hi Daniel. What are you doing here? Daniel Oh, hi Lauren. I for a CD for my dad s birthday. Lauren What type of music 2? Daniel 3 He likes and 4 music. Lauren That s difficult! Daniel I know. I 5 to classical music! 6 Lauren. But 7 country music. Daniel Really? 8. Lauren What type of music do you like? Daniel I like 9. 0 Lauren. I like Kanye West. Daniel I do, too. And I like. At the moment I 2 to the new CD by Joss Stone. Lauren Yes, she s good. I like her, too. 3 Completa il dialogo con le espressioni del riquadro You say / You hear. (I simboli indicano: 3 = accordo e 7 = disaccordo.) I like rap. You say I don't like rap. Ascolta il dialogo e completa la tabella. Metti un segno di spunta (3) per like e una crocetta (7) per don t like. classical music country music rap Kanye West soul Lauren You hear So do I. / Really? I don't. Niether do I / Really? I do. Daniel Kim What sort of music do you like, Ian? Ian I like rock. Kim (3) So do I. Ian And I like blues, too. Kim (7). Ian What do you like? Kim Oh, lots of stuff... hip hop, reggae, rock But I really don t like heavy metal. Ian 2 (7). Kim And I don t like jazz. Ian 3 (3). 4 A coppie. A turno, dite se vi piacciono o non vi piacciono le seguenti cose o persone. Esprimete accordo o disaccordo con l opinione del vostro compagno. Er Piotta folk music heavy metal Madonna opera Tiziano Ferro 2
3 Functions Buying a ticket 2 Studia le informazioni nel riquadro. Poi ascolta i dialoghi e completa gli orari a destra. K Times on timetables 6.2 a.m. = 6.2 = six twelve 0.30 a.m. = 0.30 = ten thirty 3.45 p.m. = 5.45 = fifteen forty-five 4.00 p.m. = 6.00 = sixteen hundred 7.08 p.m. = 9.08 = nineteen-oh-eight 0. p.m. = 22. = twenty-two eleven 2 Leggi le informazioni e completa il dialogo. Poi ascolta e controlla. arr. = arrives dep. = departs / leaves Oxford London Oxford dep. London Paddington arr. 2 Manchester Liverpool Manchester Piccadilly dep. Liverpool Lime Street arr. London Brighton London Victoria dep. Brighton arr Timetable: London King s Cross Cambridge London King s Cross dep Cambridge arr Class Ticket type STD Return Adult Child Date 0 3 April From Price London King s Cross 6.20 To Cambridge type rn Child Date 3 April From Price London King s Cross 8.0 To Cambridge Assistant Can I help you? Passenger What time is the next train to, please? Assistant It leaves at 2. Passenger OK, thanks. I d like 3 tickets, please one adult and one 4. Assistant Single or return? Passenger 5, please. Assistant That s 6, please. Passenger Here you are. How long does it take? Assistant It takes 7 minutes. Passenger Thanks. Which platform does it leave from? Assistant Platform 8. Passenger Thanks very much. 3 Ascolta e ripeti il dialogo. 4 Studia le espressioni utili nel riquadro. Poi, in coppie, scrivete due dialoghi come quelli dell Es.2. At the train station You say: What time is the next train to (London)? I d like a ticket to (Brighton), please. How long does it take? Which platform does it leave from? You hear: It leaves at (4.27). Single or return? It takes (35 minutes). Platform (6). 5 In coppie, esercitatevi a fare i vostri dialoghi. Studente A: tu sei l addetto alla biglietteria. Studente B: tu sei il passeggero. Poi scambiatevi i ruoli. 3
4 3 Functions Asking for and giving directions Abbina le indicazioni stradali nel riquadro alle figure ( 6). Poi ascolta e controlla. Giving directions Take the (second) turning on the (left). Turn (left) at the (traffic lights). It s on the (right). It s on the (left), next to the (cinema). Go straight on. It s (opposite) the (hotel) Ascolta e ripeti le indicazioni stradali. 3 Immagina di essere la persona sulla cartina. Ascolta ogni dialogo e segui le indicazioni a partire dalla banca. Dove arrivi? 2 3 c a d e b 4 Ascolta il dialogo e scegli l alternativa giusta per completarlo. Quale degli edifici (a e) è la biblioteca? K Erin Excuse me, is there a library near here? Man Yes, turn left / right at the 2 traffic lights / leisure centre and take the 3 first / second turning on the 4 left / right. Go past the 5 museum / school and it s on the 6 left / right, 7 opposite / next to the 8 school / museum. Erin Thanks very much. Man You re welcome. 5 In coppie, esercitatevi a fare dei dialoghi. Studente A: sei la persona sulla cartina. Chiedi indicazioni per andare in vari posti. Studente B: rispondi alle domande di A. Poi scambiatevi i ruoli. A Excuse me, is there a / an... near here? B Yes, turn left at the traffic lights. Then... B Excuse me. Where s the...? A Go straight on and... 4
5 Functions Asking for information 4 Osserva la pubblicità di tre posti a Brighton. Dove puoi......buy something? 2...see an English king s palace? 3...learn about some interesting animals? Brighton The Royal Pavilion Visit the most exotic building in Britain the amazing holiday home of George IV. The Sea-Life Centre Octopuses, sharks and much more! The Lanes Come shopping in the Lanes! These beautiful streets are the oldest and most historic part of Brighton. 2 Ascolta i dialoghi. A quale posto è interessato ogni turista? Completa il dialogo con le domande nel riquadro. Poi ascolta e controlla. Asking for information How much does it cost to get in? How do I get there? What are the opening times? Have you got any information about...? Assistant Hello. Can I help you? Carl Hello. the Royal Pavilion? Assistant Yes, of course. Here s a leaflet about it. Carl Thanks. 2 Assistant It s open every day from 0.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carl Great. 3 Assistant It s 5.95 for adults and 3.50 for students and children under 6. Carl Thanks. 4 Assistant There s a map on the leaflet. Carl Thank you very much. Goodbye. Assistant You re welcome. Enjoy your visit! 4 Ascolta e ripeti il dialogo. 5 In coppie, completate la scheda su due attrazioni turistiche nella vostra zona. Attraction Opening times Cost Attraction Opening times Cost 6 In coppie, scrivete due dialoghi con domande e risposte sui due posti che avete scelto nell Es.5. Studente A: tu lavori nell ufficio del turismo. Studente B: tu sei un turista. Poi scambiatevi i ruoli. 5
6 Culture The history of pop music In coppie, scrivete un elenco di diversi generi di musica. pop music, rap... 2 Leggi e ascolta l articolo. Quanti dei generi di musica che hai scritto sono menzionati? and speaking at the same time. This was called rapping and it introduced rap music and rappers like Jay-Z. Now rap is one of the most popular types of music in the world. In the 990s, DJs and musicians used computers to mix many musical styles in order to make dance music. Dance, by artists like Fatboy Slim, is music with a strong rhythm and not many words. Today, popular music is a mixture of many styles, mainly hip-hop, rock and dance music. But some old stars are still popular in 2002 a dance remix of Elvis s 968 record, A Little Less Conversation, was number one in over 20 countries! In the 940s, popular music was usually slow and traditional. In the 950s in the USA, black musicians developed an exciting new type of music called rhythm and blues or R&B. This music had a strong rhythm. It developed into rock n roll with electric guitars and a strong beat. The King of rock n roll was Elvis Presley. Elvis had eighteen number-one records in America and made over 30 films! In the USA in the late 950s and early 960s, musicians mixed R&B and church music called gospel. This became soul music. The amazing voice of Aretha Franklin made her The Queen of Soul. In the 950s in the UK, musicians mixed rock n roll with R&B. In 960, The Beatles and pop music were born. Four years later, The Beatles had records in all of the top five positions in the American music chart! In the 970s, disco music and disco dancing became incredibly popular. The film Saturday Night Fever was a big influence. The star of this film was a young Italian American actor called John Travolta. At the same time, musicians in Jamaica developed a style called reggae. Bob Marley made reggae popular all over the world. The 980s was a decade of superstars. The music of singers like Madonna and the Irish group, U2 was popular all over the world, and they are still famous today. Then in New York, a DJ started playing records 6
7 3 Rileggi l articolo e completa la tabella. Type of music When Artist rock n roll 950s Elvis Presley 2 Aretha Franklin pop music 960s Bob Marley rap 980s / 990s 6 dance music Rispondi alle domande. ES Who was the King of rock n roll? 2 What types of music did soul music come from? 3 What types of music did pop music come from? 4 Where did rapping start? 5 How do musicians make dance music? 5 Completa l articolo su Robbie Williams con le espressioni (a g). a Robbie Williams was born b Robbie began c he also receives d he was e Robbie Williams sells f he also sings g he had his 6 Ascolta e controlla. 7 Prendi appunti su un cantante o un gruppo famoso che ti piace. Name: Born: Type of music: Famous songs: Lives: Other: Robbie Williams was born in 974 in Stoke-on-Trent, England. From 990 to 995, in the successful boy band Take That. The group split up and 2 a solo career. In 997, 3 first hit with Angels. The song was number one in many countries in Europe! Robbie s style is rock and pop, but 4 classic songs. 5 more albums than any other solo artist in the UK, and 6 more awards, including in 200 an award for his Outstanding Contribution to British Music. 8 Project Usa gli appunti dell Es.7 per scrivere un profilo del cantante o del gruppo che hai scelto. Includi delle foto. 7
8 2 Culture Hollywood Osserva la linea del tempo della storia del cinema americano. Inserisci il testo mancante nella posizione corretta sulla linea del tempo. Poi ascolta e controlla le tue risposte The original sign, now famous across the world, was an advert for land for sale. It said Hollywoodland. Early 920s Late 920s In these years, most films were in black and white, but a few were in colour. The first talkies (films with sound) also appeared. 930s 940s 950s 960s 970s 980s The big studios began to make blockbusters, with big stars, special effects and big soundtracks (music). They spent millions of dollars on these films. The most famous blockbuster of this period was Jaws. This was also the start of Stephen Spielberg s amazing career. He was responsible for many famous films: ET, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future and many more. Star Wars was also a famous blockbuster of this period. 990s today 8
9 2 A These years were the Golden Age of Hollywood. New film studios, such as Warner Bros and Paramount, controlled actors lives. Famous actors of this time were John Wayne, Humphrey Bogart and Clark Gable. These were the years of spectacular musicals. Walt Disney, one of the most famous directors of all time, started making films. He won 39 Oscars and was famous for his fantastic cartoons. He made his first cartoon film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in 937. B Now most of the film studios are outside Hollywood. There is a new trend in film-making, CGI (computer-generated images). This produces films with incredible special effects, like The Lord of the Rings, King Kong and Shrek. C The story of Hollywood began when people in New York realised that California was a good place for making films. The weather was good, there was a lot of beautiful scenery and land was cheap. D Universal Studios and United Artists were the first studios. They made the first films. The first films were silent and were often comedies. Charlie Chaplin was a famous actor at this time and made many popular films, such as The Kid (92). E The Golden Age came to an end when television became popular and the cinema lost its attraction. Other countries started to have film studios, but Hollywood was still the centre of the film industry. 2 Rispondi a queste domande. ES What was Hollywood s original name? 2 Where is Hollywood? 3 Why was Hollywood the ideal place to make films? 4 What are talkies? 5 Which years were the Golden Age of Hollywood? 6 How many Oscars did Walt Disney win? 7 Why did the cinema lose some of its attraction in the 950s? 8 Which word describes films such as Jaws and Star Wars? 3 Project Rispondi a queste domande. Che genere di film ti piace? Qual è il tuo film preferito in assoluto? Perché? Chi è il / la tuo / a attore / attrice preferito / a? Pensa a un bel film che hai visto di recente. Prendi degli appunti sull argomento del film. Di se ti è piaciuto o no e perché. Poi riferisci le tue informazioni alla classe. 9
10 3 Culture The United Kingdom Se pensi al personaggio inglese più famoso, chi ti viene in mente per primo? È uno di quelli descritti qui? 2 Leggi e ascolta i brani e completa la tabella nella pagina a fronte. K Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was born at Greenwich Palace in London. She was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn (his second wife). A lot of men wanted to marry her but she never got married or had any children. She said to Parliament, I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband: the kingdom of England. While she was queen, England became a rich and powerful country. Elizabeth Fry Elizabeth Fry was born in Norwich and she was a very religious woman. She always wanted to help other people because she believed God was in every person. Her life changed in 83 when she visited Newgate women s prison in London and saw the terrible lives of the women and children there. She started prison schools and she did many things to improve the conditions in prisons and on the prison ships to Australia. William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon and worked in London as an actor and a playwright. He wrote 37 plays and 54 poems and many people think he is the best writer in the English language. He was a genius because he combined brilliant stories about universal subjects with a deep understanding of men and women. Emmeline Pankhurst Emmeline Pankhurst was born in Manchester. She was a feminist and campaigned all her life to win the vote for women. The politicians of those days didn t want women to have the vote and Emmeline and her daughters, Christabel and Sylvia, went to prison many times. When they were in prison they didn t eat and became very ill. Finally, women won the vote in Britain just weeks before Emmeline died. Isaac Newton Born in Lincolnshire, Isaac Newton became Britain s greatest scientist and mathematician. He was probably the most important scientist before Einstein. Newton studied the natural world, and he made an incredible number of discoveries. The story is that he made one of his most important discoveries gravity when he saw an apple fall to the ground from a tree in his garden. Winston Churchill Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire to an aristocratic family. He was Prime Minister of Britain during World War Two (WWII). His speeches inspired the British people to be brave and positive during those difficult years. For many people, he was the symbol of Britain, with his hat, bow tie and cigar. Churchill stayed in politics until he was an old man and in 2004 British people voted him the Greatest Briton. 0 Jane Austen In 2004 British people voted Jane Austen their favourite novelist. Born in Hampshire, she didn t have much formal education but she loved reading. Her six great novels are all love stories, although she never married. Her stories are funny, exciting and clever. They make very good films Pride and Prejudice with its romantic hero, Mr Darcy, is the most famous. John Lennon John Lennon was a singer, guitarist and songwriter, and a member of Britain s most famous pop group, The Beatles. Like the rest of the group, he came from Liverpool. They had many hits. After Lennon left The Beatles in 969, he continued a solo career and he recorded Imagine, Britain s favourite pop song. He moved to New York with his wife, Yoko Ono, and was shot and killed in front of his apartment building in 980.
11 3 Name Famous Place of birth Century Elizabeth I queen Greenwich Palace, London William Shakespeare 2 Stratford-upon-Avon 6 th / 7 th Isaac Newton Jane Austen 6 Hampshire 8 th / 9 th Elizabeth Fry prison reformer 7 8 Emmeline Pankhurst feminist Manchester 9 Winston Churchill politician Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire 9 th / 20 th John Lennon an 0 3 Rileggi i brani e scegli l alternativa giusta: a, b o c. Elizabeth I never married because a she didn t want to marry. b no one wanted to marry her. c Parliament didn t want her to marry. 2 William Shakespeare wrote a 54 plays. b 54 poems. c 37 poems. 3 Newton made an important discovery about a apples. b gravity. c Einstein. 4 Mr Darcy is a a character in a Jane Austen novel. b Jane Austen s husband. c the title of a Jane Austen novel. 5 In 83, Elizabeth Fry visited a a prison ship. b men s prison. c women s prison. 6 Christabel and Sylvia were Emmeline Pankhurst s a sisters. b daughters. c friends. 7 Churchill was Prime Minister during a WWI. b WWII. c the Gulf War. 8 John Lennon left The Beatles in a 969. b 964. c Leggi e ascolta i brani. Le frasi sono True (T) o False (F)? Correggi le frasi false. Christopher Wren was born in the eighteenth century. F Christopher Wren was born in the seventeenth century. The Great Fire of London was in Christopher Wren built 52 churches. 3 Florence Nightingale was a nurse in the Crimean War. 4 Before Florence Nightingale arrived, the hospital was clean. Choose a Great Briton I choose Christopher Wren as the Greatest Briton. He lived from 632 to 723. Wren was a brilliant architect who helped to rebuild London after the Great Fire in 666, during the reign of Charles II. The fire destroyed almost all of the old city of London. Only a few stone churches didn t burn. Wren built 52 new churches and lots of other buildings. His most famous building was St Paul s Cathedral. Conor, 4 I suggest Florence Nightingale, 820 to 90. She went to the Crimean War as a nurse in 864. She saw that the men in hospital were dying of infections because the hospital was dirty. She cleaned the hospital and saved lots of lives. The soldiers called her The Lady with the Lamp because she walked around the hospital late at night with a lamp. Back in London she started training schools for nurses. Lauren, Project Scrivi un brano intitolato Three Great Italians dando informazioni sulla loro vita. Includi una fotografia o un ritratto per ogni personaggio.
12 4 Culture Rubbish and 'The 3 Rs' Che tipo di cose butti via più frequentemente? 2 Leggi e ascolta l articolo. Scrivi le parole del riquadro sotto la foto giusta ( 4). glass paper plastic cans What do we throw away? Around 20% of household rubbish in the UK is paper. Every year we throw away about four and a half million tonnes. Recycled paper uses 70% less energy than new paper and less water too, so recycling helps all areas of the environment. Do you think about the things you throw away? Do you recycle anything? Every year, each person in the UK throws away about 480 kilos of rubbish. This means that the UK produces about 27 million tonnes of household rubbish every year - about the same weight as 3.6 million elephants! 3 We use over five billion drinks cans every year in the UK. About 42% of these are recycled. Aluminium is one of the easiest materials to recycle and recycling uses only 5% of the energy of producing a new can. It s also very quick it takes six weeks. They take years to break down. Why is there a problem? 2 Every family in the UK uses about 500 glass bottles and jars every year. In 2008, shops gave away about 0 billion plastic bags. That s enough to fill 200 Olympic size swimming pools. But due to an environmental campaign they gave out half this amount by mid When we make paper, glass and plastic, we use natural resources like energy, water and materials such as wood, metal and water. For example, it takes about 30,000 litres of water to make one tonne of paper and 3 4,000 KWh of electricity. We use 0% of the world s oil to make plastic. In a world with a growing population and a changing climate every bit we save helps. 2 3 Rileggi l articolo. Completa le frasi con i numeri nel riquadro British people throw away 27 million tonnes of rubbish every year. Every year, British people throw away the weight of million elephants in rubbish. 2 Every British family uses about glass bottles and jars every year. 3 British people used billion new plastic bags in British people recycle about percent of the cans they use every year. 5 To make tonne of paper we need thousand litres of water.
13 4 4 Osserva il poster di Oliver intitolato The 3 Rs. Scegli la parola giusta per ogni spazio: a, b o c. Poi ascolta e controlla. a work b help c recycle a buy b play c make 2 a eat b have c try 3 a give b sell c buy 4 a read b write c use 5 a write b collect c use 6 a look b see c watch What are we going to do about rubbish? Oliver My family s trying to help the environment. We re going to think about the 3 Rs Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Reduce Use less paper, plastic and glass so you throw away less. We re going to: rechargeable batteries for our games. 2 not to buy take-away food, like burgers. It usually has a lot of packaging. Reuse This means using things again, like plastic bottles and bags. We re going to: 3 our old clothes, books, CDs and videos to a charity shop. 4 on both sides of a piece of paper. Recycle In our town there are special rubbish bins for recycling paper, glass and plastic. But the UK recycles only 3% of its rubbish. We re going to: 5 old paper and bottles, etc. and put them in recycling bins every week. 6 for the recycling symbol on packaging and labels. You can buy recycled paper, cans and bottles. 5 Che cosa può fare la tua classe riguardo ai rifiuti prodotti a scuola? Prendi appunti sotto queste intestazioni. Reduce Use less paper. Reuse Use old paper to prepare homework. Recycle Start a special bin to recycle drinks cans. 6 Project In coppie, disegnate un poster intitolato The 3 Rs usando gli appunti dell Es.5. Aggiungete alcune illustrazioni. 3
14 5 Culture British history Leggi l opuscolo turistico. Trova i nomi di cinque personaggi famosi. Emperor Hadrian ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss Take a trip into the past 2 Housesteads Roman Fort, Hadrian s Wall Visit this unique Roman monument in Northumberland and learn the fascinating story of Roman Britain. Learn how the Romans invaded Britain in 43AD, but never conquered Scotland. Find out how Emperor Hadrian ordered the construction of a 7-kilometre coast-to-coast wall in 22AD to protect Roman territory from the northern tribes. At Housesteads Fort learn what life was like for a Roman guard on the Wall visit the only Roman hospital in Britain and the perfectly-preserved toilet! Open all year The 066 Battlefield April September: 0 am 6 pm, October March: 0 am 4 pm Adults 2.80, Children.40 Come to Battle in East Sussex and learn about the most famous date in English history: 4th October 066. Visit the exact site of the Battle of Hastings, where William the Conqueror s army from the north of France defeated the English and killed King Harold. Take a tour of the battlefield with a Walkman and listen while the soldiers tell you their own personal stories. And if you visit on 4th October, you ll see a complete re-enactment of the battle! Open every day April September: 0 am 6 pm, October: 0 am 5 pm, November March: 0 am 4 pm Adults 4, Children 2, Family ticket 0 4
15 5 ssssssssssssssssssss 3 The Tower of London Visit London s most famous attraction where, for hundreds of years, British kings and queens kept and executed their prisoners. King Henry VIII ( ) ordered the execution of two of his six wives at the Tower. When his daughter Queen Elizabeth I ruled ( ), she also executed many of her enemies here. Visit the site of the executions and Traitors Gate, where people could look at the heads of traitors. Open all year Tues Sat: 9 am 4 pm, Sun Mon: 0 am 4 pm Adults, Children Dove si possono fare queste cose? learn about a queen and her father The Tower of London learn about a famous battle 2 learn about events in Britain nearly 2,000 years ago 3 see a very old toilet 4 see where prisoners lived and died 5 watch people fighting 5 Project Leggi la scheda relativa al Colosseo. Scrivi un dépliant per i turisti inglesi che vogliono visitare questo monumento. Inizia così: Visit the Colosseum, the most famous attraction in! 3 Che cosa è successo negli anni indicati qui? 43AD The Romans invaded Britain. 22AD Ascolta tre persone che parlano dei luoghi menzionati nell opuscolo. Quale vogliono visitare? Perché? Lucy Amy Ben Place Reason Location: Rome History: 72AD: built by Emperor Vespasian. Games arena gladiator fights and theatrical battles (70,000 people killed there). 405AD: games finished What you can see: spectators entrances, seats (55,000 people), underground rooms Opening times: From 9 am to an hour before sunset Ticket price: Adults 7 euros, children 2.5 euros 5
16 Festivals Bonfire Night Leggi rapidamente l articolo, poi scrivi le parole in verde sotto la figura giusta ( 5). Bonfire Night is on 5 th November. All over England, Scotland and Wales, there are bonfires and fireworks. Guy Fawkes was born in 570. He was a Catholic but the King of England, James I, was a Protestant. Fawkes and a group of Catholics wanted to kill the king. They decided to blow up the Houses of Parliament on 5 th November, 605. But on 4 th November, the king s soldiers discovered their plan, and arrested and executed Guy Fawkes and his friends. There s a famous rhyme about Guy Fawkes s plan: Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot. 2 Every year we remember Guy Fawkes s Gunpowder Plot. A few weeks before 5 th November some children make a guy a doll that looks like Guy Fawkes. They use old clothes with newspapers inside and take it round the streets. It s traditional for people to give them some money a penny for the guy. 3 In the evening on Bonfire Night, many people go to big bonfire parties in parks and some people have parties in their gardens. People put the guys on top of the bonfires. Everyone stands round the bonfire and watches the fireworks. It s cold in November so people often have cups of soup and sometimes they cook potatoes in the bonfire Rileggi l articolo e abbina i titoli (a c) ai paragrafi ( 3). Poi ascolta e controlla. a Children and Bonfire Night b Bonfire Night in the UK c Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot Rispondi alle domande. ES When is Bonfire Night? 2 Who do people remember on Bonfire Night? 3 What do children make for Bonfire Night? 4 Where do people go on the evening of 5 th November? 5 What do people do with the guy? 6 What do people eat on Bonfire Night? 4 In coppie, fatevi le domande e rispondete. T Is there a celebration in Italy with bonfires and fireworks? 2 What does it celebrate? 3 When is it? 4 What do you do on this day? 5 What food do you eat? 5 Project Scrivi una descrizione del festival di cui hai parlato nell Es.4. Includi alcune illustrazioni.
17 Festivals Burns Night 2 Leggi e ascolta il testo di questo sito web. Scrivi le risposte. a Scottish song Auld Lang Syne a Scottish article of clothing 2 a Scottish dish 3 a Scottish musical instrument 4 the Scottish dialect word for have Robert, or Rabbie, Burns, , was a poor farm worker who became Scotland s favourite poet and a national hero. He wrote in Scottish dialect with the rhythms of natural speech. Burns loved life, women and whisky, and he celebrated the common people above the rich and powerful. All over the world, Scottish people celebrate Burns Night on January 25th, which was the poet s birthday. They wear traditional Scottish clothes such as kilts and they eat traditional poor man s food with all the ceremony of a royal dinner. The Burns Supper begins with the Selkirk Grace, a short poem by Burns: Some hae meat and cannot eat. (hae = have) Some cannot eat that want it: But we hae meat and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit. (sae = so, thankit = thanked) The most important food on the menu is haggis. This is similar to sausage. It is made from the heart and liver of a sheep, cooked in a sheep s stomach. When the haggis is served, musicians play the bagpipes and someone reads Burns s poem Address to a Haggis. With the haggis, you eat potatoes ( tatties ) and turnips ( neeps ). After dinner, people read Burns poems, they do Scottish dancing and they drink a lot of whisky. The evening ends with one of Burns most famous songs, Auld Lang Syne. 5 2 Rileggi il testo. Le frasi sono True (T) o False (F)? Correggi le frasi false. Robert Burns was born in 859. F He was born in 759. Robert Burns wrote his poems in English. 2 In his poetry Robert Burns celebrated rich people. 3 The Burns Supper ends with the Selkirk Grace. 4 Haggis is made from the heart, liver and stomach of a sheep. 5 Tatties is the Scottish dialect word for tomatoes. 3 In coppie, pensate a un poeta o artista italiano famoso. Progettate una serata per celebrare la sua vita e le sue opere, come nella Burns Night. Scegliete cose da mangiare, abiti, discorsi, musica ecc. 4 Project Scrivi a un amico per invitarlo alla serata del tuo poeta o artista, che hai pianificato nell Es.3. Usa queste espressioni: I am having a Night on. Can you come? Everyone will wear (clothes) There will be (food) After dinner, we will (music, dancing, special events) 7
18 3 Festivals Chinese New Year Leggi e ascolta l articolo. Abbina i paragrafi ( 5) alle descrizioni (a e). a Chinese New Year traditions d The date of the Chinese New Year b The Chinese Zodiac e Chinese fortune sticks c The Chinese New Year in the UK the house all night. At midnight, thousands of fireworks explode. Early on New Year s Day parents give children red packets with money. 4 At New Year, Chinese people often go to the temple and choose a fortune stick with predictions about the year. This usually includes information about love, work, health and family. Many of the UK s cities have big Chinese communities and these communities celebrate the Chinese New Year with colourful parades in the streets. The most spectacular celebrations are in London s Chinatown area in Soho. Children in British primary schools also learn about the Chinese New Year as part of their Multicultural Studies. 2 The date of the Chinese New Year is different every year but it is always between 2 st January and 2 st February. 3 The Chinese have lots of New Year traditions. In the days before the New Year, people clean their houses and decorate them with the colour red. This is a lucky colour which brings money and success. On New Year s Eve families eat a big meal together. They don t go to bed but stay up late playing games or watching special TV programmes. They don t turn the lights off in 5 Each year in the Chinese calendar has the name of an animal. There are twelve animals. The animals are the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Ram, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog and the Boar. Each animal has a different personality. In the Chinese Zodiac your sign depends on the year, not the month, you are born. 2 Rileggi l articolo e completa le frasi. London s Chinatown area is in Soho. Chinese New Year is between 2 st January and. 2 The Chinese think is a lucky colour. 3 On New Year s Eve families play games or watch. 4 At midnight on New Year s Eve there are lots of. 5 Parents give children red packets with inside. 3 In coppie, leggete l oracolo cinese dei bastoncini della fortuna. Pensate a tre bastoncini della fortuna per fare predizioni per l anno prossimo su: Love, Money and Work, Health, Family. 4 Project Scrivete le vostre predizioni dell Es.3. Decoratele con disegni e illustrazioni. 8
19 Festivals Valentine s Day 4 Leggi e ascolta l articolo. Quale paragrafo tratta di... a...things we send on Valentine s Day? b...valentine s Day superstitions? c...the history of Valentine s Day? On 4 th February all over the UK, people send cards, flowers and presents to the person they love. People have celebrated Valentine s Day for hundreds of years. The oldest Valentine message was from Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife in 45. Charles wrote to her as my gentle Valentine in a poem. Although Valentine s day dates back to the 5th Century, it became more popular in the UK and the USA in the 8th and 9th centuries. This was because printing and postage became cheaper. In 797, a British publisher printed A Young man s Valentine writer. It contained lots of romantic verses. People used the verses in their cards. 2 In the UK and the USA we send about,000,000,000 cards on Valentine s Day every year. Women write about 85% of the cards! Most people don t write their name on the cards they send it s a tradition for it to be a mystery. Some people also give presents or red roses the favourite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. 3 How to find your true love Hold an apple by the stalk. Think of six possible people. Turn the apple and repeat the names of the people. When the stalk breaks, that person is your true love. Now cut the apple in half. Count the number of seeds. This is the number of children you re going to have. 2 Completa le frasi con le parole nel riquadro. 5% 5 th Venus red roses Duke of Orleans a billion men The Duke of Orleans sent the first Valentine message. Valentine s day started in the century. 2 People send about Valentine cards in Britain and America every year. 3 send about of Valentine cards. 4 are the favourite flowers of the Roman goddess of love,. 3 In coppie, fatevi le domande sul giorno di San Valentino e rispondete. T Is Valentine s Day important in Italy? 2 When did the tradition start? 3 What are the best Valentine s presents to give and receive? 4 Project Disegna un biglietto di San Valentino per una persona speciale e scrivi un messaggio. 9
20 5 Festivals The Notting Hill Carnival Osserva le foto e rispondi alle domande. Where is this? 2 What is happening in the photos? 3 What time of year is it? 2 Ora ascolta e leggi le informazioni su Notting Hill Carnival e decidi se le frasi sono True (T) o False (F). The Notting Hill Carnival, in West London, is the largest street festival in Europe and the biggest Caribbean festival outside of the Caribbean. It is held on the last weekend of August every year and hundreds of thousands of people visit it. The Carnival starts on Saturday with a competition between steelpan bands. Sunday is Children s Day, with a short parade and the longer adults parade is on Monday. The parades are around the area of Notting Hill. Decorated trucks, called floats, drive along a special route. On the trucks are people dressed in amazing colourful costumes. Each truck plays loud music some using live bands, some playing recorded music. The people on the floats sing and dance to the music. The music includes reggae, from Jamaica, steelpan bands and calypso from Trinidad, South American salsa music from Cuba and Puerto Rico, and soca a fusion of calypso and Indian music. There are stalls selling traditional Caribbean food and drink: jerk chicken, goat curry and coconut milk but you can also buy food from many other countries of the world, including Thailand, India and Africa. In the past there were sometimes problems at the Carnival, such as fights, but nowadays the Carnival normally passes peacefully and everyone has a really good time. The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest carnival in the world. 2 Notting Hill is in London. 3 The Children s Day parade is at the beginning of the Carnival. 4 Soca is a mixture of steelpan bands and reggae. 5 A float is a kind of colourful Carnival costume. 6 You can try food from many different countries at the Notting Hill Carnival. 3 Project In coppie, disegnate un carro allegorico per un carnevale. What is the theme? 2 What kind of costumes will the dancers wear? 3 What sort of music will they dance to? 20
21 Exams Skills Reading Right / Wrong / Doesn t say K Help Vero / Falso / Non menzionato Prima leggi attentamente il brano. Poi leggi le frasi dell esercizio, trova le informazioni pertinenti nel brano e sottolineale. Infine decidi se le frasi sono giuste (Right) o sbagliate (Wrong). Se il brano non dà sufficienti informazioni, rispondi Doesn t say. Leggi che cosa scrive Sam sulla sua casa. Osserva le informazioni sottolineate e decidi se le frasi dell esercizio sono Right (A) o Wrong (B). Se non ci sono sufficienti informazioni scegli Doesn t say (C). Per ogni frase scegli la risposta giusta: A, B o C. Sam lives in a house in the country. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say Sam s mum s name is Jane. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 2 The house is very old. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 2 Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Rileggi tutta la descrizione di Sam e scegli la risposta giusta per ogni frase: A, B o C. Sam s family always eats in the kitchen. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 2 The bathrooms are on the first floor. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 3 Sam s bedroom is on the top floor. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 4 He s got a big bedroom. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 5 He s got one Arsenal poster. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say 6 He likes gardening. A Right B Wrong C Doesn t say Hi, my name s Sam. I live in a detached house in the country with my mum and my brother and sister, Oliver and Isobel. The house is about three years old. It s got four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There are three floors. On the ground floor, there s a big living room, a small dining room (where the computer is) and a big kitchen. We usually have our meals in the kitchen and not in the dining room. Three of the bedrooms and both bathrooms are on the first floor. My bedroom s on the second floor. It s great! I ve got the usual things like a bed, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers. There s also a big desk because I do my homework here. On the walls are lots of posters of Arsenal, my favourite football team! Outside, we ve got a garage and an enormous garden. Mum loves gardening and I sometimes have to help her water the flowers and other plants, which is a bit boring. I prefer playing football in the garden! 2
22 2 Exams Skills Reading Multiple choice K Help Risposte a scelta multipla Prima leggi attentamente tutto il brano. Poi leggi tutte le domande o gli inizi delle frasi da completare e i gruppi di tre opzioni tra cui scegliere. Rileggi il brano, sottolineandone le parti che si riferiscono alle domande. Rileggi le domande una alla volta. Rileggi ciò che hai sottolineato per decidere qual è la risposta giusta. Quando hai risposto a tutte le domande, rileggi sia il brano sia le tue risposte. Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Leggi il brano e scegli la risposta giusta per ogni frase: A, B o C. Reykjavik is the capital of A Greenland. B Iceland. C Norway. Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland. The city only has 00,000 inhabitants, but it has many galleries, museums and excellent restaurants. You can visit the National Art Gallery to look at beautiful Icelandic art and the National Museum to see its collection of Viking treasures. The city is the northernmost capital in the world but it is not as cold as people think. Winters in New York or Vienna are often colder! The name of the city means Smoky Bay because of the steam clouds that come from the hot springs and pools. Reykjavik s natural hot springs are amazing. The local people use the water to heat their homes and offices and you can swim in the outdoor pools all year. The population of Reykjavik is A the same size as Rome. B smaller than most capital cities. C bigger than most capital cities. 2 The weather in winter A is colder than people think. B is warmer than people think. C is as cold as New York. 3 Reykjavik has many A swimming pools. B offices. C hot springs. Iceland has more than 200 volcanoes and there are frequent eruptions. The scenery is fascinating because it is similar to the surface of the moon, and it attracts thousands of visitors every year. Icelandic people are very proud of their country. 4 You can swim outside A when you want to. B only in the summer. C if it s warm. 5 Tourists mainly come to Iceland A for the fantastic scenery. B to see the amazing art. C to swim in the sea. 22
23 Exams Skills Listening 3 Multiple choice K Risposte a scelta multipla Help Prima dell ascolto, leggi attentamente tutte le domande o gli inizi delle frasi da completare e i gruppi di tre opzioni tra cui scegliere in modo da capire quali sono le informazioni da individuare mentre ascolti. Durante l ascolto, rileggi le domande una alla volta e cerca di capire qual è la risposta giusta. Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Ascolta Liz e Steve che parlano del fine settimana scorso. Scegli la risposta giusta per ogni frase: A, B o C. 2 Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Ascolta Chris e Debbie che parlano dei loro progetti per il prossimo fine settimana. Scegli la risposta giusta per ogni frase: A, B o C. On Friday evening, Liz A watched TV. B watched a video. C went to the cinema. On Saturday morning, Steve A tidied his bedroom. B did the washing-up. C washed the car. 2 On Saturday evening, they A had a pizza. B met friends. C went to a party. 3 On Sunday, A it was sunny. B it rained all day. C it snowed. 4 On Sunday afternoon, they A studied for an exam. B visited their grandparents. C went to a football match. On Friday evening, they re going to A go to the cinema. B watch a DVD. C go to a concert. 2 For dinner, they re going to have A a pizza and chocolate cake. B a pizza and chocolate ice cream. C a pizza and vanilla ice cream. 3 On Saturday morning, they re going to A go shopping. B go swimming. C buy a mobile phone. 4 On Sunday, they want to A ride their bikes. B meet their friends. C study. 23
24 4 Exams Skills Listening Completing notes K Help Completare degli appunti Leggi i moduli o i punti prima dell ascolto. Identifica quali informazioni mancano. Osserva gli appunti. In coppie, decidete che tipo di informazioni mancano. 2 Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Ascolta la conversazione tra Alex e Jack e completa gli appunti. Alex and Jack are going to see a new group. They re from 2. The concert is starting at 3 and finishing at about 4. They are going by 5 because the traffic is always bad on 6. Their friend Tom is going to meet them 7. His mobile number is 8. 3 Helen vuole andare a un corso di chitarra del doposcuola. Osserva il poster e decidi che tipo di informazioni mancano. 4 Ascolta la telefonata e completa il poster. Guitar class CLASSICAL GUITAR CLASS Name of teacher: Day: Time: 2 Start date: 3 Number of students in class: 4 Cost of 0 lessons: 5 Mr Jones 24
25 Exams Skills Speaking 5 Giving opinions T ES Help Esprimere un opinione Preparati a motivare le tue opinioni. Spiega perché la pensi così. Usa degli aggettivi! Se sei d accordo con qualcuno, ricordati di dire So do I, So am I, ecc. per le frasi affermative, o Neither do I, Neither am I, ecc. per le frasi negative. What is the name of your favourite film? What kind of film is it? Why do you like it? Who are the actors, and who are they in the film? What are the best parts of the film? Why? What was the worst film you saw last year? What kind of film was it? Ascolta la telefonata tra Becky e Claire e rispondi alle domande. What kind of film did they both see? 2 Did Becky like the film? 3 Did Claire agree with her? 4 Why? / Why not? 2 Completa il questionario su un film ed esprimi le tue opinioni. 3 Segui le istruzioni nel Help. In coppie, fate le domande del questionario al vostro compagno. Non mancate di esprimere il vostro accordo o disaccordo sulle sue opinioni! Who were the actors? Why didn t you like it? 25
26 6 Exams Skills Speaking Preparing and giving a talk ES T 2 Riascolta il discorso di Ben e completa i suoi appunti. Help Preparare e presentare un argomento oralmente Scegli un argomento. Trova due o tre foto o oggetti per illustrarlo. Annota brevemente i punti principali del tuo discorso. Prepara un introduzione, per esempio: Today, I m going to talk about Pensa anche a una conclusione. Presenta le foto o gli oggetti dicendo Here is / This is / I ve got here, e spiega perché sono rilevanti. Esercitati a presentare il tuo discorso a casa. Topic of talk My holiday in Sardinia Introduction Explain: when I went ; who I went with 2 ; how long we stayed 3 ; Show three places on the map and say what we did there: 4 ; 5 ; 6. Describe 7. Talk about 8. Conclusion Ascolta Ben che presenta un discorso sulla sua vacanza in Sardegna. Segna le tre foto che ha usato nella sua presentazione. 3 Immagina di presentare un discorso su una vacanza. Prepara il discorso seguendo le istruzioni nel Help. Completa gli appunti. Topic of talk My holiday in 2 Introduction Explain: when I went ; who I went with 2 ; how long we stayed 3 ; 3 4 Show three places on the map and say what we did there: 4 ; 5 ; 6 ; 5 6 Describe 7. Talk about 8. Conclusion 26
27 Exams Skills Writing 7 Notes K Help Scrivere messaggi Ricordati che i messaggi devono essere brevi e semplici. Usa l inglese informale, per esempio: Hi (all inizio), Love o Bye (alla fine), OK e Thanks. Usa le forme contratte. Guarda bene quali informazioni devi dare e alla fine controlla di averle incluse tutte. 2 Leggi il testo della telefonata tra Nina e il suo fratello maggiore, Rob. Poi scrivi un messaggio di Rob al suo amico Tim, seguendo le istruzioni nel Help. Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Leggi attentamente questo messaggio e completalo scegliendo la parola giusta per ogni spazio: A, B o C. A at B to C by A her B his C our 2 A make B do C have 3 A an B a C the 4 A Could B Have C Do 5 A some B few C a lot 6 A into B in C to 7 A make B write C do 8 A at B at the C to Hi Lucy and Tom, Dad and I are at your grandma s house. We re painting living room (bright pink! Help!). Can you 2 a few jobs before we get back? Do 3 washing-up, and lay the table for dinner. 4 you also prepare dinner, please? There s 5 ham and there are some tomatoes and a lettuce 6 the fridge. Don t forget to 7 your homework! We re back p.m. Love, Mum Nina Rob, is that you? It s Nina. Rob Hello. What s the matter? Nina I m at school. I had to stay late and now I can t walk to my dance lesson in town in time. Can you come and take me there by car? Rob Yes, OK, but Tim s coming round at five o clock and he hasn t got his mobile with him. It s quarter to five now and it takes about twenty minutes to drive to your school and then into town. Nina Why don t you leave him a note on the front door? Rob Yes, that s a good idea. I can tell him to meet me at the sports centre at half past five. See you in ten minutes. Nina Thanks Rob. You re a star. Hi Tim, I m sorry I m not at home. 27
28 8 Exams Skills Writing Letters ES K Help Scrivere una lettera L impostazione di una lettera inglese segue queste regole: in alto a destra si mette il proprio indirizzo (address); sotto il proprio indirizzo si mette la data (date); la lettera inizia con Dear + il nome della persona a cui si scrive (o Dear Sir / Madam se non si conosce il nome) seguito da una virgola (greeting); la prima riga della lettera inizia sempre con la lettera maiuscola; la lettera, se informale, termina con Best wishes o Love e il tuo nome (close); la lettera, se più formale, termina con Yours sincerely (se la lettera inizia con il nome della persona a cui si scrive), o Yours faithfully (se inizia con Dear Sir / Madam). Leggi la lettera di Vicky al suo corrispondente italiano. Completa gli spazi (A D) con le parole nel riquadro. greeting close address date 2 Segui le istruzioni nel Help. Scrivi una lettera a un tuo nuovo corrispondente usando la lettera di Vicky come modello e lo schema tracciato qui. A B 2, Bradley Drive York Y02 3RP 6 th May address date Dear Gianni, C Thanks for your letter. It was really interesting to find out about you and your family they sound great! I ve also got two sisters but they re twins, and they re identical! It was also good to hear about your school. You said you re good at Maths and I.T. I m terrible at Maths but I m much better at I.T. My best subjects are Chemistry and Biology. I want to be a doctor when I m older. What about you? What job do you want to do? You said you re going to Florida this summer. I went there with my family last year. First we stayed near the Everglades we saw a lot of alligators! Then we went to Orlando and had a great time at Universal Studios. It was fantastic! There wasn t much time to go to the beach but that was OK. I think beach holidays are a bit boring. This summer, we re going to France to visit my parents friends in Brittany. Do you like music? I really like Avril Lavigne. Who s your favourite singer? Please write and tell me! Best wishes, D Vicky greeting close name information and questions 28
29 A address indirizzo adult /"&dvlt/ adulto advanced sofisticato advertisement pubblicità alligator alligatore allow permettere almost quasi American football "futbo;l/ football americano anniversary anniversario apartment appartamento architect /"A;kItekt/ architetto army /"A;mi/ esercito arrest arrestare Asian /"eizn/ asiatico assistant commesso/a attract attrarre B bagpipes /"b&gpaips/ cornamuse balcony terrazzo balloon palloncino battlefield /"b&tlfi;ld/ campo di battaglia bead /bi;d/ perlina beat /bi;t/ battuta billion miliardo blockbuster film di successo blow up "Vp/ esplodere boar /bo;(r)/ cinghiale bonfire falò bottle /"bqtl/ bottiglia boyband /"boib&nd/ boy band break /breik/ rompersi bright /brait/ vivace, brillante bungalow bungalow (villino a un piano) burger hamburger burn /b3;n/ bruciare C campaign /k&m"pein/ campagna can /k&n/ lattina career carriera carnival /"ka;nivl/ carnevale carpenter falegname carpet /"ka;pit/ tappeto cash desk /"k&s desk/ cassa cathedral cattedrale, duomo Catholic /"k&tlik/ cattolico central heating "hi;tin/ riscaldamento centralizzato ceremony cerimonia changing room /"tseindzin ru;m/ camerino charity ente di beneficenza chart /tsa;t/ classifica check /tsek/ controllare child /tsaild/ bambino Christian critstiano church music /"ts3;ts %mju;zik/ musica di chiesa classic /"kl&sik/ classico coast costa coconut milk milk/ latte di cocco colony colonia comedy commedia commemorate commemorare common comune conclusion conclusione condition condizione conquer conquistare convert convertire copy /"kqpi/ copiare corn /ko;n/ mais costume /"kqstju;m/ costume cottage /"kqtidz/ piccola casa di campagna count /kaunt/ contare couple /"kvpl/ coppia cover coprire cranberry sauce "so;s/ salsa di mirtilli rossi curtain(s) tende cut in half /%kvt In "ha;f/ tagliare a metà D dance lesson /"da;ns %lesn/ lezione di danza date /deit/ data daughter figlia decade /"dekeid/ decade decorate decorare defeat /di"fi;t/ sconfiggere dessert /di"z3;t/ dolce detached house /di"t&tst/ villetta unifamiliare develop sviluppare dialect dialetto discount /"diskaunt/ sconto discover scoprire discovery scoperta display /di"splei/ spettacolo (pirotecnico) downstairs al piano inferiore dye /dai/ tingere E electric guitar /I%letrIk gi"ta;(r)/ chitarra elettrica emigrate /"emigreit/ emigrare enough /I"nVf/ abbastanza entire intero eruption /I"rVpSn/ eruzione especially specialmente exact /Ig"z&kt/ preciso examine /Ig"z&mIn/ visitare execute /"eksikju;t/ giustiziare exotic /Ig"zQtIk/ esotico F factory fabbrica fascinating /"f&sineitin/ affascinante festival /"festivl/ festa fireworks fuochi d artificio flag /fl&g/ bandiera float carro flower fiore forest /"fqrist/ foresta forget dimenticare frequent frequente front door /%frvnt "do;(r)/ porta d ingresso furniture mobili G garage /"g&ra;z, "g&ridz/ garage gardening /"ga:dnin/ giardinaggio get in /get "In/ entrare get married /get "m&rid/ sposarsi get there /"get arrivare give away distribuire, dare via gladiator gladiatore glass /gla;s/ vetro goat capra Go straight on. streit "Qn/ Proseguire diritto. grace /greis/ preghiera gravity / gravità great-grandfather /%greit bisnonno great-grandmother /%greit bisnonna Greenland Groenlandia ground floor /graund "flo;(r)/ pian terreno gunpowder polvere da sparo H haggis /"h&gis/ piatto a base di interiora di pecora harvest /"ha;vist/ raccolto heart /ha;t/ cuore heat /hi;t/ riscaldare historic /hi"stqrik/ storico hit /hit/ hold tenere holiday home casa delle vacanze Holy Trinity Santa Trinità home casa horse /ho;s/ cavallo household domestico husband marito I I d love to. /aid "lvv tu;/ Mi piacerebbe. I d rather not. /aid "nqt/ Preferirei di no. I m just looking. /aim %dzvst "lukin/ Guardo solo. Iceland Islanda Icelandic /ais"l&ndik/ islandese identical /ai"dentikl/ identico immigrant immigrato immigration officer /ImI"greISn funzionario all immigrazione improve /Im"pru;v/ migliorare incredible incredibile infection /In"fekSn/ infezione in order to /In così da in the corner /In nell angolo in the middle /In "midl/ in mezzo in total /In in totale incredibly incredibilmente independent indipendente influence influsso inhabitant abitante invade /In"veId/ invadere J jar /dza;(r)/ barattolo jerk chicken / dz3;k "tsikin/ pollo speziato job /dzqb/ lavoro K kilt /kilt/ kilt (gonnellino scozzese) L land /l&nd/ terreno language /"l&ngwidz/ lingua large /la;dz/ grande law /lo;/ legge leaf /li;f/ foglia leaflet dépliant Lent /lent/ Quaresima lilac lilla liver fegato M map /m&p/ cartina marching band /%ma;tsin "b&nd/ fanfara marriage /"m&ridz/ matrimonio married /"m&rid/ sposato Wordlist 29
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UNIT4 Lesson 1 Do you speak English? Help box Ricorda: 1 Abbina i verbi alle parole corrette. speak drink eat have go study live play English orange juice spaghetti lunch to school Maths in London cards
University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Young Learners English Movers Information for Candidates Information for candidates YLE Movers Dear Parent Thank you for encouraging your child to learn English
Lesson 4 (A1/A2) Present simple forma interrogativa e negativa FORMA Interrogativa Negativa Do I / you / we / they Does he / she / it I / you / we / they do not/don t He / she / it does not/doesn t + infinito
EKOLA Junior High School Bilingual Programme Entrance Test (1h15) Sample Paper Name: Result: Task 1 Which notice says what? For questions 1 5, match the correct letter A H. 1. You do not have to pay extra
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Kangourou Italia ambridge English Language ssessment Gara del 26 febbraio 2014 ategoria Per studenti della classe quinta della Scuola Primaria LISTENING TEST YOU NEED: This question paper n answer sheet
JANUARY 202 CELEBRATIONS Vocabulary A. Put the words in the box in the columns below (use a dictionary if necessary). pancake festival Easter lent butter carnival parade stew firework display the month
2 A Present simple 1 B Present simple: questions C Communication strategies Showing interest D Interaction Are you a people person? Getting together Present simple 1 Word focus: Special occasions 1 Work
PREPOSITION OF PLACE UNDER = sotto OVER = sopra (senza contatto) IN = dentro ON = sopra (con contatto) IN FRONT OF = davanti BEHIND = dietro NEXT TO = a fianco BETWEEN = fra due cose AMONG = fra una moltitudine
Young Learners Flyers classroom activities These activities are based on topics from the Cambridge English: Flyers Word List Picture Book. UCLES 2015 CE/3552/6Y01 Cambridge English: Flyers Worksheet No.
NIVEL A - ACTIVIDADES DE LECTO-COMPRENSION A1 Read the text below: Michael Carrick is twenty-eight years old. He is from Manchester, in England. He is a football player for Manchester United. His hobbies
2 Present simple e have got (5-7) Present simple uso In genere si usa il present simple per parlare di fatti, situazioni permanenti, abitudini e azioni di routine quotidiana, stati d animo, e simpatie/antipatie.
Set 1 The people Write it down By the water Who will make it? You and I What will they do? He called me. We had their dog. What did they say? When would you go? No way A number of people One or two How
A1 MOCK EXAMINATION SECTION I Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentences. 1. Where for a holiday next summer? a) do you like going b) would you to go c) would you like to go 2. Look at that
ESAME FINALE DI LIVELLO 3 Edizione Tipologia Studenti e Dottorandi et al Getting Ready for A1 COGNOME NOME INSTRUCTOR Reading comprehensiona Leggi il seguente brano e decidi se le frasi che seguono sono
UNIT5 Lesson 1 There isn t a dishwasher! 1 Individua nel wordsnake 7 parole riguardanti il cibo. e g g / b r e a d m e a t a p p l e b a n a n a c e r e a l p a s t a 2 Scrivi sotto ogni disegno la parola
Dott. Ruggero Giorgianni Lezione 6 Corso di lingua inglese - Axada Gruppo Pre-intermediate Il Futuro Il futuro in inglese si può esprimere in 3 modi: 1) will/shall + verbo base 2) be going to + verbo base
LICEO C. SIGONIO MODENA TEST D INGRESSO LINGUA INGLESE PER ESERCITAZIONI IN PREPARAZIONE AL PLACEMENT TEST ENGLISH PLACEMENT TEST A.S. 2011/12 CANDIDATE S NAME CLASS DATE ISTRUZIONI: Apporre il proprio
銘 傳 大 學 九 十 一 學 年 度 轉 學 生 招 生 考 試 八 月 四 日 第 四 節 應 英 轉 三 英 文 聽 力 試 題 Part A Medium Dialogue Dialogue 1. 1. a. in the night market b. in a supermarket c. in a 7-11 d. in an electronics store 2. a. She is
3 Home sweet home Language focus there is / there are Jane is looking for a new flat. Look at her list of things in the area and complete the sentences with there s, there isn t, there are or there aren
PLACEMENT TEST A2 Grammar 1 Underline the correct words. Jim: Ben: Jim: Ben: Jim: Ben: Jim: Hi Ben. What 0 were you doing / did you do when I saw you yesterday? I 1 was waiting / waited for my sister to
Preliminary English Test Placement Test Time allowed: 2 hours QUESTION PAPER DO NOT write on this paper Instructions: Please answer all questions DO NOT USE a dictionary Write all answers on the separate
KEY ENGLISH TEST for Schools PAPER 1 Reading and Writing Sample Paper Time 1 hour 10 minutes INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Do not open this question paper until you are told to do so. Write your name, Centre
Page 48 Flyers Cambridge Young Learners English Tests Blank Page 2 Part 1 10 questions Look and read. Choose the correct words and write them on the lines. There is one example. a fridge an apartment cupboards
p T h e L a s t L e a f IN A SMALL PART OF THE CITY WEST OF Washington Square, the streets have gone wild. They turn in different directions. They are broken into small pieces called places. One street
Sight Word Superstars Building Fry List Fluency By Jennifer Bates http://finallyinfirst.blogspot.com/ How I use this program I developed this program because I noticed many of my students were still trying
International ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages Preliminary Level Sample Paper This paper must be returned with the candidate s work, otherwise the entry will be void and no result will be issued.
Going Home 02: At a Duty-free Shop Hi! How are you today? Today s lesson is about At a Duty-free Shop. Let s make learning English fun! Al duty-free Exercise 1 Vocabulary and Expressions (Vocabolario ed
Summer homework classi prime Unit 1 1 Completa con gli aggettivi di nazionalità. 1 Scott is from the USA. He s. 2 Michelle is from France. She s. 3 Hans is from Germany. He s. 4 Dimitri is from Greece.
University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Young Learners English Flyers Information for Candidates Information for candidates YLE Flyers Dear Parent Thank you for encouraging your child to learn English
2. YL6 MOCK EXAMINATION Teacher s handbook 1 BRITISH INSTITUTES YL6 Mock Examination: Written Paper 2006 Section I Choose the correct answer (Scegli la risposta giusta)./10 marks 1 Angela is girl in the
Culture The USA some facts and figures Canada Boston The Pacific San Francisco Las Vegas Los Angeles Denver Chicago USA New Orleans New York Philadelphia Washington The Atlantic Mexico 1 Quante cose sai
T h e C o p a n d t h e A n t h e m p The Cop and the Anthem S OAPY MOVED RESTLESSLY ON HIS SEAT in Madison Square. There are certain signs to show that winter is coming. Birds begin to fly south. Women
Fry Instant Phrases The words in these phrases come from Dr. Edward Fry s Instant Word List (High Frequency Words). According to Fry, the first 300 words in the list represent about 67% of all the words
BEFORE YOU READ 1 Look at this Chinese calendar. Write the names of the animals in the spaces. rat tiger snake sheep cockerel pig ox dragon horse monkey dog rabbit 12.... 1.... 11.... 2.... 10.... 3....
UNIT6 Lesson 1 Do you like reading? HELP BOX Forma in -ing Ricorda: Se il verbo termina in -e, togli la -e e aggiungi -ing es. write writing Se il verbo è un monosillabo che termina in consonante + vocale
Scuola Secondaria di I grado Lorenzo Ghiberti Classi III C/D A. S. 2014-2015 Prof.ssa F. Gambella Parts of a letter The sender's address The date An opening greeting The main body of the letter A closing
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Passive exercise 2 4C Complete with the PRESENT SIMPLE PASSIVE: a) Those books (use) by our intermediate students. b) The exams (correct) in the teacher's room. c) That car (drive) by a professional driver.
03 We school Reading Re d on Power up 1 music 3 Match the school subjects with the photos. computer studies geography history maths science A B Read the article on page 27 about a school in Northern Ireland.
UNIT1 Lesson 1 Around the world in one lesson! Countries and nationalities Paesi e nazionalità COUNTRY NATIONALITY Albania Albanian Brazil Brazilian 1 Completa i nomi dei paesi. 1 G R E E C E 2 E N L D
Example 1 SECTION 1: READING COMPREHENSION Which sentences (1-6) match places (A F)? There is ONE sentence you don t need to use. 0 is the example. BIRMINGHAM BREAK Birmingham as a city is the ideal place
Unit 8 Let s Celebrate! In this unit, I will talk about celebrations and festivals. say what happened in the past. talk about cultural traditions. Look and tick. 1. The name of this festival is Holi. It
NIVEL A - ACTIVIDADES DE LECTO-COMPRENSION A1 Read the text below Tammy Roddick is 15 years old. She is a professional tennis player. She is from Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States of America. She has
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UNIT Lesson Are you a shopaholic? Abbina le situazioni (-6) alle frasi (a-f). I want to buy a new dress. a I ll take an umbrella. 2 I m thirsty. b I ll study very hard. 3 I m very cold. c I ll buy a scarf.
MODULE A4 Master Potenziamento Units 13 16 Reading 1 Leggi la pagina degli oroscopi di TeenAge. Scrivi i nomi dei segni zodiacali in italiano. 2 Rileggi il testo e rispondi alle domande. 1 Which two signs
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Contents Our pupils life (general events and festivals)... General events... Festivals... Wordgames... Drawings... The map of Sátoraljaújhely General events My Fridays I get up at six o clock every morning,
PUSD High Frequency Word List For Reading and Spelling Grades K-5 High Frequency or instant words are important because: 1. You can t read a sentence or a paragraph without knowing at least the most common.
Time Listening Lesson : Time in your life. Listen to the information about Linda and Huseyin. Are the sentences true or false? True False Linda likes the early morning. She usually checks her emails when
Part I Reading Comprehension International Herald Tribune (Dec 13-14 2003) Editorial page: A premature constitution Test 01 The leaders of the European Union are facing a fateful moment this weekend when
UNIT5 Lesson 1 Take Your Pick! 1 Abbina l aggettivo al nome appropriato. 1 interesting a test expensive b book 3 dirty c dress 4 easy d movie 5 fast e beach 6 exciting f car Step 1. Leggi gli aggettivi.
1. Where you from? a) is b) are c) am d) have 2. This is my friend. name is Peter. a) Her b) Our c) Yours d) His 3. Mike is. a) A friend of mine b) A my friend c) Friend my d) Mine friend 4. My brother
Task 1 - Chronology Historians divide time up into sections. These sections help us put events into order. BC Before Christ (before the birth of Jesus) AD Anno Domini (In the year of our Lord) the time
A1 MOCK EXAMINATION Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences. 1. Tony.. up early on Sunday mornings. a) is get sometimes b) sometimes get c) sometimes gets 2. At the moment he.. a) is sleeping
Sample questions (Changing sentences) Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first. Use no more than 3 words. 1. Do you play basketball well? Are you a player? 2. Does art interest
GRAMMAR A. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1. My mother LIVES in Paris because she LIKES cities. (live, like) 2. Rudy DOESN T E-MAIL me but he PHONES me every week.
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