1 Philip Kerr & Ceri Jones Straightforward Intermediate Companion Dutch Edition
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3 Welcome to the Straightforward Intermediate Companion! What information does the Straightforward Intermediate Companion give you? word list of key words and phrases from each unit of Straightforward Intermediate Student s Book pronunciation of the key words and phrases translations of the key words and phrases sample sentences showing the key words and phrases in context a summary of the Language Reference from Straightforward Intermediate Student s Book Abbreviations used in the Companion (v) (adj) (n) verb adjective noun (prep) preposition (n pl) plural noun (adv) adverb C U C/U countable uncountable countable and uncountable sb sth somebody something VOWELS AND DIPHTHONGS /I/ big fish /big fis/ /i / green beans /gri n bi nz/ /U/ should look /SUd luk/ /u / blue moon /blu mu n/ /e/ ten eggs /ten egz/ / / about mother / baut mød (r)/ / / learn words /l n w dz/ /O / short talk /SO t to k/ /œ/ fat cat /fœt kœt/ /ø/ must come /møst køm/ /A / calm start /ka m sta t/ /Å/ hot spot /håt spåt/ /I / ear /I (r)/ /ei/ face /feis/ /U / pure /pju (r)/ /OI/ boy /boi/ / U/ nose /n Uz/ /e / hair /he (r)/ /ai/ eye /ai/ /au/ mouth /maut/ CONSONANTS /p/ pen /pen/ /b/ bad /bœd/ /t/ tea /ti / /d/ dog /dåg/ /ts/ church /ts ts/ /dz/ jazz /dzœz/ /k/ cost /kåst/ /g/ girl /g l/ /f/ far /fa (r)/ /v/ voice /vois/ /T/ thin /TIn/ /D/ then /Den/ /s/ snake /sneik/ /z/ noise /noiz/ /S/ shop /SÅp/ /Z/ measure /mez (r)/ /m/ make /meik/ /n/ nine /nain/ /N/ sing /sin/ /h/ house /haus/ /l/ leg /leg/ /r/ red /red/ /w/ wet /wet/ /j/ yes /jes/
4 Unit 1 Self-image consider (sb) + adj consider (sb) to be describe (sb) as proud to + infinitive see (sb) as think of (sb) as \k n"sid \ \k n"sid t Æbi \ \di"skraib Æ z\ \"praud Ætu \ \"si Æ z\ \"TINk v Æ z\ beschouwen beschouwen beschrijven trots zijn iemand zien als iemand beschouwen als I consider myself lucky to live in such a nice house. I consider myself to be lucky. How many people on p.10 describe themselves as British? Are you proud to be British? I don t see myself as an old-age pensioner I m too busy for that. I think of myself as a European. Physical features average (adj) bald (adj) blond (adj) build (n) C complexion (n) C dark (adj) healthy (adj) muscular (adj) narrow (adj) pale (adj) pointed (adj) prominent (adj) round (adj) shaved (adj) shiny (adj) slim (adj) straight (adj) tanned (adj) wavy (adj) wide (adj) \"œv ridz\ \bo ld\ \blånd\ \bild\ \k m"pleksn\ \da k\ \"helti\ \"møskjul \ \"nœr U\ \peil\ \"pointid\ \"pråmin nt\ \raund\ \SeIvd\ \"SaIni\ \slim\ \streit\ \tœnd\ \"weivi\ \waid\ gemiddeld kaal blond (lichaams)bouw huidkleur donker gezond gespierd smal bleek puntig opvallend rond geschoren glanzend slank recht gebruind golvend breed He s neither thin nor fat he s of average build. A man who has no hair is bald. Blond hair is pale yellow in colour. He s got a very muscular build he must spend hours in the gym. Somebody s complexion is the type of skin they have. She has short dark hair. A healthy complexion shows that you are well and not ill. He s got a very muscular build he must spend hours in the gym. Narrow eyes are not large. A pale complexion is light and not dark. She has a small pointed face. He has a very prominent nose like a big carrot. A round head is shaped like a circle or ball. Somebody with a shaved head has had all their hair cut off with a razor. Shiny hair looks healthy and attractive. Someone of slim build is thin in an attractive way. A straight nose does not curve. Someone with a tanned complexion has spent time in the sun. Wavy hair has waves in it and is neither straight nor curly. Wide eyes are large. 1
5 Other words & phrases accounts (n pl) analyst (n) C approachable (adj) arrest (v) arrogant (adj) automatic (n) C/(adj) base (n) C beefeater (n) C bite (v) boss (n) C branch (n) C budget (n) C business-like (adj) button (n) C career (n) C cashier (n) C challenge (n) C chaos (n) U chew (v) citizen (n) C clever (adj) clip (n) C colleague (n) C concept (n) C cope (v) courtroom (n) C crossword (n) C cucumber (n) C day-to-day (adj) decent (adj) define (v) \ "kaunts\ \"œn list\ \ "pr UtS bl\ \ "rest\ \"œr g nt\ \ÆO t "mœtik\ \beis\ \"bi fæi t \ \bait\ \bås\ \bra nts\ \"bødzit\ \"bizn sælaik\ \"bøtn\ \k "ri \ \kœ"si \ \"tsœlindz\ \"keiås\ \tsu \ \"sitizn\ \"klev \ \klip\ \"kåli g\ \"kånsept\ \k Up\ \"ko tæru m\ \"kråsæw d\ \"kju Ækømb \ \ÆdeIt "dei\ \"di s nt\ \di"fain\ financiële afdeling analist toegankelijk arresteren, aanhouden arrogant automatisch (wapen) basis traditioneel geklede bewakers (af)bijten baas afdeling budget zakelijk knoop carrière kassier uitdaging chaos kauwen burger knap, slim fragment, stuk, gedeelte collega concept aankunnen rechtszaal kruiswoordpuzzel komkommer dagelijks fatsoenlijk definiëren Camilla wants to look at the Accounts Department first. Dieter Krugger is an investment analyst. Someone who is approachable is easy to talk to. When can the British police arrest you without a reason? Someone who is arrogant thinks they are very important. An automatic is an automatic machine gun or revolver. The plane does not have enough fuel to return to base. When I was a child Britishness was Winston Churchill and beefeaters. It looks as if Michael Portillo has bitten off more than he can chew. Your boss is the person you work for. Head Office has appointed a new director of this branch. He has to learn to live on a tight budget of 80 a week. Camilla is very organized and business-like. Camilla is wearing a blue jacket with shiny gold buttons. Michael Portillo had a long career in politics. Jenny works as a classroom assistant and as a supermarket cashier. Tim Hutch has many challenges to face. Mitty is holding an automatic and the courtroom is in chaos. It looks as if Michael Portillo has bitten off more than he can chew. Which European country has a test for new citizens? I m proud to be the grandmother of two clever girls. In another clip Portillo is working behind the cash till at the supermarket. Portillo says his new colleagues are much nicer than in the Houses of Parliament. Britishness is now an irrelevant concept. Will Portillo be able to cope in his new role? The courtroom is in chaos. Gerald does crosswords in the local library. When I think of Britain I think of cucumber sandwiches. He has a budget of 80 to pay for the family s day-to-day living expenses. The government should spend money on decent hospitals. How do you define Britishness? 2
6 dial (v) diplomacy (n) U emergency services (n pl) expense (n) C expert (n) C eye-opener (n) C fake (adj) fidget (v) fireworks (n pl) fit (adj) flatly (adv) fuel (n) U fuss (n) U get away with (sth) (v) give (sb) away (v) govern (v) head office (n) C headquarters (n pl) hero (n) C imaginary (adj) immigrant (n) impress (v) instrument (n) C intrigue (v) invade (v) invasion (n) C investment (n) C irrelevant (adj) judgement (n) C \"dai l\ \di"pl Um si\ \Im dz nsi "s visiz\ \Ik"spensIz\ \"eksp t\ \"ai Æ Upn \ \feik\ \"fidzit\ \"fai w ks\ \fit\ \"flœtli\ \"fju l\ \føs\ \get "wei wid\ \ÆgIv "wei\ \"gøvn\ \Æhed "ÅfIs\ \Æhed"kwO t z\ \"hi r U\ \I"mœdZIn ri\ \"ImIgr nt\ \Im"pres\ \"InstrUm nt\ \In"tri g\ \In"veId\ \In"veIZn\ \In"vestm nt\ \I"rel v nt\ \"dzødzm nt\ draaien, bellen diplomatie hulpdiensten kosten expert, deskundige iemand met de neus op de feiten drukken nep niet stil kunnen zitten, onrustig zijn, de kriebels hebben vuurwerk in goede conditie pertinent brandstof drukte ergens mee weg komen verraden regeren hoofdkantoor hoofdkwartier held denkbeeldig immigrant onder de indruk zijn van instrument interesseren binnenvallen invasie, inval belegging, investering irrelevant oordeel What number do you dial for emergency services? All his lessons in political diplomacy will get him nowhere. What number do you dial for emergency services? He had a budget of 80 to pay for day-to-day living expenses. They must try to persuade experts it s their real job. Life as a single mum is going to be a real eye-opener. She looks very tanned but I think it s fake. People who are lying often fidget and are nervous. People celebrate Guy Fawkes Night with large fires and fireworks. I would describe myself as quite fit for my age. Ellie flatly refuses to listen to him. The plane does not have enough fuel to return to base. What s the problem with a nationality test? Why all the fuss? Liars think they are getting away with it but their body and voice give them away. Liars think they are getting away with it but their body and voice give them away. For nearly 100 years only two political parties have governed Britain. Head Office has appointed a new director of this branch. Headquarters is the place where a company or organization has its main offices. Walter Mitty is the hero of a short story. Will invents an imaginary son and goes to single-parent meetings. Why don t we welcome immigrants with open arms? At the party Tasha s friends are impressed by Michael Portillo. Classical guitar is the only instrument Tim can play. The title of the programme intrigued me. In 1066 the Normans invaded England was the last successful invasion of England. Dieter Krugger is an investment analyst. Britishness is now an irrelevant concept. Don t judge her until you know what she s like. I m not making any judgements. 3
7 karaoke (n) U kid (n) C liar (n) C lie (v/n C) lifestyle (n) C likeable (adj) live off (sth/sb) (v) marketing (n) U mess around (v) modest (adj) multiculturalism (n) U mum (n) C noodle (n) C old-age pensioner (n) C palm (n) C parliament (n) C patiently (adv) patriotism (n) U personnel (n pl) phase (n) C pigeon (n) C political (adj) politician (n) C pretend (v) racism (n) U reality TV (n) U rebellious (adj) refugee (n) C replace (v) reviewer (n) C rhythm (n) C \ÆkœrI" Uki\ \kid\ \"lai \ \lai\ \"laifæstail\ \"laik bl\ \"liv Åf\ \"ma kitin\ \mes "raund\ \"mådist\ \ÆmøltI"køÆltS r lizm\ \møm\ \"nu dl\ \Æ Uld eidz "pens n \ \pa m\ \"pa l m nt\ \"peis ntli\ \"pœtri ÆtIz m\; \"peitri ÆtIz m\ \Æp s "nel\ \feiz\ \"pidz n\ \p "litikl\ \ÆpÅl "tisn\ \pri"tend\ \"reiæsiz m\ \ri Æœl ti ti "vi \ \ri"belj s\ \ÆrefjU"dZi \ \ri"pleis\ \ri"vju \ \"rid m\ karaoke kind leugenaar leugen levensstijl aardig, sympatiek leven van marketing aanrotzooien, aanklooien bescheiden multiculturalisme mam(ma) mie, noedels AOW er, gepensioneerde palm parlement geduldig patriottisme personeelszaken fase duif politiek politicus doen alsof racisme reality-tv opstandig vluchteling vervangen recensent ritme Tasha has a karaoke party for her friends. Portillo has to look after Jenny s house and kids for a week. It is possible to spot a liar because of his body language. A lot of people lie about their age. (v) What do most people tell lies about? (n) What are the main differences between Michael Portillo s and Jenny Miner s lifestyles? He seemed very friendly and approachable all in all very likeable. Will lives off the royalties of a hit song that his father wrote. Camilla will visit sales and marketing towards the end of the day. I like messing around with kids. Modest is the opposite of self-important. Multiculturalism is the practice of giving equal importance to each different culture in a society. Jenny Miner is a single mum. McLaren described being British as singing Karaoke in bars and eating Chinese noodles. I don t see myself as an old-age pensioner. His hands won t stay still and his palms are probably sweaty. Michael Portillo used to be a member of parliament. Portillo listens carefully and patiently to the teacher. What happened to good old-fashioned patriotism? She ll visit accounts first, then IT and personnel. Ellie s going through a rebellious phase. Gerald feeds pigeons in the park. There are three main political parties in England. I thought Michael Portillo, the politician, was an arrogant man. Portillo doesn t pretend to enjoy the work but says his colleagues are nicer. The CRE is an organization that fights racism. I don t usually choose to watch reality TV. Ellie s going through a rebellious phase. Michael Portillo is the son of a Spanish political refugee. Britishness has died off and nothing has replaced it. The reviewer liked Michael Portillo after the programme. The rhythm of a liar s speech often slows down. 4
8 right-wing (adj) royalties (n pl) scary (adj) self-important (adj) sincere (adj) single parent (n) C snottiness (n) U socialist (n/adj) soft spot (n) C specialize in (sth) (v) spot (v) staff (n) U stage (n) C stick to (v) stubborn (adj) stumble (v) sweaty (adj) technical (adj) tell-tale (adj) tension (n) U tight (adj) till (n) C traditionally (adv) typical (adj) volunteer (n) C/(v) watch out (v) \ÆraIt"wIN\ \"roi ltiz\ \"ske ri\ \ÆselfIm"pO t nt\ \sin"si \ \ÆsINgl "pe r nt\ \"snåtin s\ \"s US list\ \ÆsÅft "spåt\ \"spes laiz In\ \spåt\ \sta f\ \steidz\ \"stik Ætu \ \"støb n\ \"stømbl\ \"sweti\ \"teknikl\ \"telæteil\ \"tensn\ \tait\ \til\ \tr "disn li\ \"tipikl\ \ÆvÅl n"ti \ \ÆwÅtS "aut\ rechts The Conservatives are a right-wing party. aandeel in de opbrengst Will lives off the royalties of a hit song his father wrote. eng She has a small pointed face and scary black eyes. onbescheiden Self-important is the opposite of modest. eerlijk Liars often appear to be 100% sincere. alleenstaande ouder Will invents a son and goes to single-parent meetings. uit de hoogte doenerig There s a certain snottiness in trying to define Britishness. socialistisch The Labour Party is a socialist party. een zwak voor iemand hebben Anyone would think you had a soft spot for her. specialiseren Will specializes in doing nothing. herkennen It is possible to spot a liar because of his body language. personeel What do you think Camilla thinks of the staff in the office? podium Tim plays live on stage in a rock band during the programme. ergens toe beperken Can we just stick to business, please? struikelen Ellie is eight years old and very stubborn. eigenwijs If you stumble, you fall or almost fall. zweterig His hands won t stay still and his palms are probably sweaty. technisch Camilla s interested in IT systems and the technical side of things. overduidelijk Fidgeting is a tell-tale sign of a liar. spanning He seems to be smiling but there s tension around his lips and nose. krap He has to learn how to live on a tight budget of 80 a week. kassa Portillo works behind the cash till at a supermarket. traditioneel The Conservatives are traditionally more right-wing. typisch What does a member of parliament do on a typical working day? vrijwilliger; vrijwillig This week s volunteer, Tim Hutch, usually works as a music teacher in a aanmelden secondary school. (n) Portillo volunteers to look after Jenny Miner s four children for a week. (v) uitkijken Watch out for a repeat because this programme is sure to become a classic. 5
9 Unit 2 Phrasal verbs bring together come across drop (sb) off get by get over (sth) give (sth) up look after (sb) pick (sb) up pull out run into (sb) see (sb) off set out sort out stand up for (sth) stop off turn in \ÆbrIN t "ged \ \Ækøm "krås\ \ÆdrÅp "Åf\ \Æget "bai\ \Æget " Uv \ \ÆgIv "øp\ \ÆlUk "A ft \ \ÆpIk "øp\ \ÆpUl "aut\ \Ærøn "Intu \ \Æsi "Åf\ \Æset "aut\ \ÆsO t "aut\ \stœnd "øp ÆfO \ \ÆstÅp "Åf\ \Æt n "In\ samenbrengen The trip is a way of bringing together the three things he loves most in life. stuiten op They came across the bear near a river. afzetten She dropped her husband off at the airport. rondkomen van Alvaro is getting by on a budget of three dollars a day. erover heen komen I m sure you ll get over it soon. stoppen, ophouden met I ve tried to give it up many times. oppassen They looked after the bear cub. oppikken Yellow cabs are the only taxis that can pick up passengers on the streets of vertrekken Oh, no! The train s pulling out now. ontmoeten Alvaro runs into many people on his travels. uitzwaaien Will you see us off? beginnen In October he set out on his South American adventure. oplossen I sorted the problem out before I left work. voor iemand opkomen Why are you standing up for her when she s taken your job? stoppen, de reis onderbreken He never stopped off for more than five days in any one place. naar bed gaan After looking at the stars we turned in and got some sleep. 6 Travel catch a bus/plane/train get in a bus/car/taxi get out of a bus/car/taxi get off a bus/plane/train get on a bus/plane/train miss a bus/plane/train take a bus/taxi/train take (time) to + infinitive \ÆkœtS "bøs\"plein\"trein\ \get ÆIn "bøs\"ka \"tœksi\ \get ÆaUt v "bøs\"ka \"tœksi\ \get ÆÅf "bøs\"plein\"trein\ \get ÆÅn "bøs\"plein\"trein\ \ÆmIs "bøs\"plein\"trein\ \ÆteIk "bøs\"tœksi\"trein\ \"teik "taim Ætu \ een bus/trein nemen instappen uitstappen uitstappen instappen missen een bus/taxi/trein nemen lang duren When did you last catch a taxi? When you get in a taxi/car/bus, you climb into it. When you get out of a bus/car/taxi, you leave it. Get off the train at Waverley Station. When you get on a bus/plane/train, you climb into it. If you miss the last bus you can always take a taxi. How often do you take a taxi? It often takes a long time to get over a serious illness like that.
10 Other words & phrases acrobatics (n pl) act (n) C adventure (n) C alternatively (adv) amazed (adj) apparently (adv) backpack (n C/v) bear (n) C bet (n C/v) blood (n) U bush (n) U cab (n) C campfire (n) C cave (n) C celebrate (v) charity (n) C/U climate (n) C clown (n) C coast (n) C comedian (n) C competent (adj) competition (n) C cub (n) C custom (n) C darken (v) dawn (n) C desert (n) C \Æœkr "bœtiks\ \œkt\ \ d"vents \ \Ål"t n tivli\ \ "meizd\ \ "pœr ntli\ \"bœkæpœk\ \be \ \bet\ \blød\ \bus\ \kœb\ \"kœmpæfai \ \keiv\ \"sel ÆbreIt\ \"tsœr ti\ \"klaim t\ \klaun\ \k Ust\ \k "mi di n\ \"kåmpit nt\ \ÆkÅmp "tisn\ \køb\ \"køst m\ \"da k n\ \do n\ \"dez t\ acrobatiek nummer avontuur of, als alternatief verbijsterd ogenschijnlijk rugzak; met rugzak reizen beer weddenschap; wedden bloed bush taxi kampvuur grot vieren liefdadigheid klimaat clown kust komiek competent, vakkundig wedstrijd jong gebruik donker worden, verduisteren ochtendgloren woestijn My show includes magic, acrobatics and theatre. Alvaro performs his clown act free everywhere he goes. What follows is a diary of our travels and adventures. You can catch the Airport Express or alternatively you can take a taxi. If you are amazed, you are very surprised. Well, apparently they were part of a group of students who hitchhiked for charity. A backpack is a bag that you carry on your back. (n) I ve backpacked through Asia and cycled through Europe. (v) They looked after the bear cub. He accepted a bet to hitchhike round Ireland with a fridge. (n) If you bet, you risk an amount of money by saying what you think will happen. (v) Cycling is in Alvaro s blood. We re going to miss a lot of things once we leave the bush behind. There are 12,053 yellow cabs in New York. We ve been guests at the campfire of Aboriginal communities. The caves and rock art at Uluru are fascinating. He arrived in Athens in time to celebrate his 21 st birthday. They hitchhiked to raise money for charity. Australia s climate is generally hot and sunny. In the second photo Alvaro is dressed as a clown. I hope people leave the coast and find out what the real Australia is all about. Tony Hawks is a well-known writer and comedian. Derek was perfectly competent but he ll be the first one to go. A Swedish student won the Travel Web Site competition. They looked after the bear cub. A custom is something people do that is traditional. We watched the Rock turn red against the darkening sky. Uluru shines purple in the light of dawn. Alvaro has slept in the Atacama Desert of Chile. 7
11 double-decker (adj/n C) \Ædøbl"dek \ dubbeldekker You can buy special tickets for the double-decker buses. (adj) A double-decker is a bus that has an upper and a lower level. (n) dragon (n) C \"drœg n\ draak Camilla s not such a dragon off duty, is she? eventually (adv) \I"ventSU li\ uiteindelijk He eventually arrived in Athens on July 1 st. exist (v) \eg"zist\ bestaan, leven Only about 200 Siberian tigers still exist in the wild. explore (v) \Ik"splO \ exploreren They explored the beautiful River Amur region. extraordinarily (adv) \Ik"strO dn r li\ buitengewoon It s an extraordinarily beautiful film. fascinating (adj) \"fœsineitin\ fascinerend The caves and rock art are fascinating. fire station (n) C \"fai ÆsteISn\ brandweerpost He has slept in fire stations, police stations, and churches. four-wheel drive (n) C \ÆfO wi l "draiv\ een auto met vier wiel I want to cover the outback in a second-hand four-wheel drive. fox (n) C \fåks\ aandrijving vos They explore the region with the help of a baby fox cub. fridge (n) C \fridz\ koelkast He hitchhiked around Ireland with a fridge. frontier (n) C \"frønti \ grens He is sponsored by the Clowns without Frontiers organization. goldfield (n) C \"g UldÆfi ld\ goudveld We ve relived history in the goldfields of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. headline (n) C \"hedælain\ (kranten)kop Lawyer gives up job to cycle round South America is the headline of the story on p.16. helicopter (n) C \"heliækåpt \ helikopter What did they do? Hire a helicopter or something? hire (v) \"hai \ huren What did they do? Hire a helicopter or something? hitchhike (v) \"hitsæhaik\ liften A group of teachers have hitchhiked the length of Britain. hometown (n) C \Æh Um"taUn\ geboortestad He used to deliver pizzas in his hometown of Uppsala. how come (adv) \ÆhaU "køm\ hoezo How come you re on the bus? Have you got problems with your car? hug (n) C \høg\ knuffel A little girl gave him a big kiss and a hug. in the wild (adv) \ÆIn D "waild\ in het wild There are only about 300 of these animals in the wild. incredible (adj) \In"kred bl\ geweldig We made some incredible friends during our trip. injure (v) \"IndZ \ blesseren Tizio had been injured and the Coluccis looked after him. injury (n) C \"IndZ ri\ blessure Tizio got over his injury. inspire (v) \In"spaI \ inspireren I hope our diary inspires people to find out what Australia is all about. juggling (n) U \"dzøglin\ jongleren My show includes juggling, music and magic. landmark (n) C \"lœndma k\ bezienswaardigheid Uluru (Ayer s Rock) is a well-known Australian landmark. laptop (adj/n C) \"lœpætåp\ laptop He used his laptop (computer) to post photos on his personal website. length (n) C \lent\ lengte A group of teachers hitchhiked the length of Britain from Land s End to John O Groats. lie ahead (v) \ÆlaI "hed\ in het verschiet liggen After 13 months Venezuela, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay still lie ahead. lift (n) C \lift\ lift He has had lifts in vans, cars and trucks. magic (n) U \"mœdzik\ goochelen My show includes magic and acrobatics. 8
12 mean (adj) mechanical (adj) mission (n) C monument (n) C moral support (n) U nonsense (n) U origin (n) C outback (n) U perform (v) platform (n) C post (v) principality (n) C purple (adj) purpose (n) C put (sth) right (v) raise (v) rescue (v) sacred (adj) salt (n) U second-hand (adj) sight (n) C/U sole (adj) spectacular (adj) spellbound (adj) sponsor (v) storm (n) C stranger (n) C taxi rank (n) C team building (n) U tiger (n) C time limit (n) C tractor (n) C truck (n) C \mi n\ \mi"kœnikl\ \"misn\ \"månjum nt\ \ÆmÅr l s "po t\ \"nåns ns\ \"ÅrIdZIn\ \"autbœk\ \p "fo m\ \"plœtæfo m\ \p Ust\ \ÆprIns "pœl ti\ \"p pl\ \"p p s\ \ÆpUt "rait\ \reiz\ \"reskju \ \"seikr d\ \so lt\ \Æsek nd"hœnd\ \sait\ \s Ul\ \spek"tœkjul \ \"spelæbaund\ \"spåns \ \sto m\ \"streindz \ \"tœksi ÆrœNk\ \"ti m ÆbIldIN\ \"taig \ \"taim ÆlImIt\ \"trœkt \ \trøk\ krenterig mechanisch missie monument morele steun onzin oorsprong outback optreden perron plaatsen prinsdom paars doel rechtzetten opbrengen redden heilig zout tweedehands bezienswaardigeid; blik, zicht op enige spectaculair betoverd sponsor storm vreemde, vreemdeling taxistandplaats team building tijger tijdslimiet tractor vrachtwagen, vrachtauto It was a bit mean, just taking you to a pizza place. Tommy had mechanical problems with his Vespa during a storm. His mission is to bring a smile into the lives of the people he runs into. A monument is a building or statue of historical importance. I think Derek wanted a bit of moral support. All that nonsense they read on their management training courses! The origin of something is the way it started. I m planning to cover as much of the outback as I can. I perform to the poorest people to give them a little happiness. Has the train for North Park left yet? No, it s still at the platform. He posted details and photos on his personal website. A principality is a country ruled by a prince. Uluru shines purple in the light of dawn. My sole purpose is to bring them a little happiness. I ve never explored my own country so the time has come to put this right. A group of teachers hitchhiked the length of Britain to raise money for charity. Thomas was eventually rescued five days later. The guides explained everything about Uluru and its sacred sites. We were blinded by the salt lakes of Curara Soak. I m planning to cover the outback in a second-hand four-wheel drive. From Waverley Station you can walk to most of the major sights. (C) Nothing compares to the spectacular sight of the famous Uluru. (U) My sole purpose is to bring them a little happiness. Nothing compares to the spectacular sight of the famous Uluru. We were spellbound by the sight of Uluru. Alvaro is sponsored by the Clowns Without Frontiers organization. He had problems with his Vespa during a storm in the Swiss Alps. You are a stranger in the town and have to ask the driver for tickets to the town centre. There s a taxi rank at the station where you can get a taxi. She suggests we spend an evening together for team building. They spent six months looking for the rare Siberian tiger. They had a time limit they had to get to John O Groats in less than two days. Tommy was rescued by a farmer in a tractor. He often picks up hitchhikers in his truck. 9
13 unforgettable (adj) van (n) C widely travelled (adj) \Æønf "get bl\ \vœn\ \ÆwaIdli "trœv ld\ onvergetelijk busje bereisd It s an unforgettable journey and an unforgettable film. He has had lifts in vans, cars and trucks. Who is the most widely-travelled person that you know? Unit 3 Accommodation apartment block (n) C cabin (n) C campsite (n) C cave (n) C communal (adj) community (n) C detached (adj) dormitory (n) C facilities (n pl) holiday home (n) C houseboat (n) C lighthouse (n) C local authority (n) C lock (v) mobile home (n) C monthly charge (n) C ownership (n) U resident (n) C semi-detached (adj) suburb (n) C tent (n) C terraced (adj) \ "pa tm nt ÆblÅk\ \"kœbin\ \"kœmpæsait\ \keiv\ \k "mju nl\ \k "mju n ti\ \di"tœtst\ \"do mitri\ \f "sil tiz\ \"hålidei Æh Um\ \"hausb Ut\ \"laithaus\ \Æl Ukl O "TÅr ti\ \låk\ \Æm UbaIl "h Um\ \ÆmønTlI "tsa dz\ \" Un SIp\ \"rezid nt\ \ÆsemIdI"tœtSt\ \"søb b\ \tent\ \"ter st\ flatgebouw hut camping grot gemeenschappelijk gemeenschap vrijstaand slaapzaal voorziening, gelegenheid vakantiehuis huisboot vuurtoren plaatselijk bestuur op slot doen stacaravan maandelijks tarief eigenaarschap bewoner halfvrijstaand buitenwijk tent rijtjeshuis Accommodation in British town centres is often in apartment blocks. Each family own their own small cabin. A campsite is a place where people stay in tents. A cave is a large hole in the side of a hill. Everyone must do repairs, look after the kids and cook the communal meals. Everybody helps with the work of the community. Families often live in the suburbs in detached or semi-detached houses. The photograph at the bottom of p.31 shows a school dormitory. Families share ownership of the park and the common facilities. About half a million British people own holiday homes in France. A houseboat is a boat that people live on. A lighthouse is a tower next to the sea with a light that warns ships of danger. A local authority is an organization responsible for providing services to a town or city. One of the advantages of the community is that you don t need to lock your door at night. A mobile home is a large caravan that people live in. We have to pay a monthly charge for the lift. Families share ownership of the park and the common facilities. Meetings of the residents take place every month. Families often live in the suburbs in detached or semi-detached houses. Families often live in the suburbs in detached or semi-detached houses. A campsite is a place where people stay in tents. Accommodation in British town centres is sometimes in rows of old terraced houses. 10
14 treehouse (n) C wallpaper (n) U windmill (n) C \"tri ÆhaUs\ \"wo læpeip \ \"windmil\ boomhut behang windmolen A treehouse is a small shelter in a tree. One of the rules of the Association was that you couldn t put green wallpaper in bedrooms. A windmill is a tall building with sails that turn in the wind. Conversation fillers Ah! I see. Mm. Oh! Really! Right. Uh-huh. Yes. \A \ \ÆaI "si \ \m\ \ U\ \"ri li\ \rait\ \ø "hø\ \jes\ Oh! Okee. Hm. Oh! Echt waar! Juist. Hm-m. Ja. Ah well. Glad you could come over, Derek. I must admit one or two of the flowers were a bit dead. I see. Anyway, she was busy Mm. So I chatted with her husband Nigel, have you got the time? Oh, er, just gone ten. I thought it would be a good idea to bring a present. Really! He was very nice very friendly actually. Right. Do you remember that I was having dinner with the boss last night? Uh-huh. I chatted with her husband. Yes. And he was very nice. Sleep 11 fall asleep feel sleepy get to sleep go to sleep have a nap heavy sleeper (n) C light sleeper (n) C make the bed set the alarm clock wake up (v) \ÆfO l "sli p\ \Æfi l "sli pi\ \Æget t "sli p\ \Æg U t "sli p\ \Æhœv "nœp\ \Æhevi "sli p \ \ÆlaIt "sli p \ \Æm Ik De "bed\ \Æset Di "la m ÆklÅk\ \ÆweIk "øp\ in slaap vallen zich slaperig voelen in slaap vallen gaan slapen een dutje doen zware slaper lichte slaper het bed opmaken de wekker zetten wakker worden Have you ever fallen asleep at school? I sometimes feel sleepy in the middle of the day. Do you find it easy to get to sleep? I never go to sleep before ten o clock. I sometimes have a nap after lunch. A heavy sleeper sleeps deeply. A light sleeper wakes easily when they are sleeping. I always make the bed first thing in the morning. I sometimes forget to set my alarm clock. I often find it difficult to wake up in the morning. Other words & phrases airy (adj) arsenic (n) U bench (n) C best-seller (n) C \"e ri\ \"A snik\ \bents\ \Æbest"sel \ luchtig arsenicum bank bestseller Bedrooms had to be fresh and airy. Arsenic is a poisonous chemical. He made his bed on a plastic bench in the departure lounge. Recipe books are often at the top of the best-seller list.
15 big deal (n) C calamari (n pl) candle (n) C catch up with (v) chef (n) C claim (n) C/(v) conduct (v) convenient (adj) conviction (n) C crash (v) day-to-day (adj) decorate (v) deer (n) C deserved (adj) divide (v) dramatic (adj) drawback (n) C dreadful (adj) dull (adj) enormous (adj) for good (adv) found (v) fully clothed (adj) gossip (n) U half-way (adj/adv) a helping hand homesick (adj) household name (n) C incense (n) U inn (n) C keep (sb) company (v) living conditions (n pl) mayonnaise (n) U \ÆbIg "di l\ \Ækœl "ma ri\ \"kœndl\ \kœts "øp wid\ \Sef\ \kleim\ \k n"døkt\ \k n"vini nt\ \k n"viksn\ \krœs\ \ÆdeIt "dei\ \"dek ÆreIt\ \di \ \di"z vd\ \di"vaid\ \dr "mœtik\ \"dro bœk\ \"dredfl\ \døl\ \I"nO m s\ \f "gud\ \faund\ \ÆfUli "kl UDd\ \"gåsip\ \ÆhA f"wei\ \ ÆhelpIN "hœnd\ \"h UmsIk\ \ÆhaUsh Uld "neim\ \"Insens\ \In\ \Æki p "kømp ni\ \"livin k nædis nz\ \ÆmeI "neiz\ geen groot problem calamari kaars bijpraten kok beweren voeren goed gesitueerd veroordeling neerstorten dagelijks inrichten hert, ree verdiend verdelen dramatisch nadeel vreselijk saai gigantisch voorgoed oprichten, stichten volledig gekleed roddel halverwege een helpende hand heimwee hebben bekende namen wierook herberg iemand gezelschap houden leefomstandigheden mayonnaise One or two of the children are a problem but it s no big deal. Derek really liked the calamari. We re very careful with candles and we don t allow smoking. I go back to my home town and catch up with friends and family. TV chefs like Jamie Oliver are household names. Many people claim that Britain s bad reputation for food is undeserved. (v) When Louis was feeling sleepy he conducted the day s business from his bed. My house is very convenient for the shops. Lennon couldn t get a visa because he had a conviction for drugs. The waves are enormous and come crashing down on the rocks. Everybody must take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the community. Nigel decorated the house himself. We see all sorts of animals like deer and rabbits. Is Britain s bad reputation for food deserved? The work isn t always divided very fairly. The views are certainly dramatic but doesn t it get a bit lonely sometimes? The drawback of living in a tree is the danger of people falling off! At least we didn t talk about Nigel s dreadful secretary! There s not much to do it can be a bit dull at times. I love the sea in winter when the waves are enormous. Many people decide to stay in the area for good. Just over twenty years ago Kirsty founded Paradise Ridge. The monks had to go to sleep fully clothed. Derek s been telling me all the gossip at the office. Isn t it dangerous living half-way up a tree? Everybody has to lend a helping hand in the day-to-day running of the community. I miss my family and you get a bit homesick at times. TV chefs like Jamie Oliver are household names. You had to burn incense to hide the smell of cooking. People who stayed at an inn had to share their beds with complete strangers. I have three dogs and they keep me company. Living conditions in the workhouses were very hard. Derek s been learning how to make mayonnaise. 12
16 monk (n) C \mønk\ monnik The monks had to sleep in separate beds. noisy (adj) \"noizi\ lawaaierig It gets quite noisy at night in the city centre. obviously (adv) \"ÅbvI sli\ duidelijk, kennelijk Obviously the big drawback is the danger of people falling off. poisonous (adj) \"poizn s\ giftig Arsenic is a poisonous chemical. poverty (n) U \"påv ti\ armoede Workhouses were the government s solution to the problem of poverty. refugee (adj) \ÆrefjU"dZi \ vluchteling Alfred Mehran was a political refugee who lost his documents. reputation (n) C/U \ÆrepjU"teISn\ reputatie Does your country have a good reputation for food? sanitary (adj) \"sœn t ri\ sanitair In the 19 th century the Ladies Sanitary Association published a list of rules for bedrooms. scenery (n) U \"si n ri\ landschap Many people go to enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. sink (n) C \sink\ wasbak The glasses are over there above the sink. slice (n) C \slais\ plakje (citroen) Ice and slice with your water? sparkling (adj) \"spa klin\ met prik Do you want still water or sparkling? spectacular (adj) \spek"tœkjul \ spectaculair People enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. substance (n) C \"søbst ns\ substantie Incense is a substance that gives a strong smell when it is burned. tap water (n) U \"tœp ÆwO t \ kraanwater Could I have just straight tap water, please? time flies \ÆtaIm "flaiz\ de tijd vliegt voorbij Is it ten already? Time flies, eh? undeserved (adj) \ÆøndI"z vd\ onverdiend Many people think Britain s bad reputation for food is undeserved. uniform (n) C \"ju niæfo m\ uniform Everyone in the workhouse had to wear a uniform. useless (adj) \"ju sl s\ waardeloos Do you do a lot of cooking, Derek? No, I m completely useless. vacation (n) C \v "keisn\ vakantie Residents can t just come to their cabins for vacations. valet (n) C \"vœlei\ knecht, lakei Louis XIV s valet woke him up at waiting list (n) C \"weitin ÆlIst\ wachtlijst There are more than seventy families on the waiting list. wooden (adj) \"wudn\ houten A large wooden house stands at the centre of the 25 cabins. workhouse (n) C \"w kæhaus\ werkinrichting, werkhuis Poor people had to live in the workhouses. 13 Unit 4 Idioms (taking risks) a bit of a gamble a lot at stake against the odds give (sth) a go \ ÆbIt v "gœmbl\ \ ÆlÅt t "steik\ \ Ægenst Di "Ådz\ \ÆgIv "g U\ een gokje veel op het spel tegen (alle) verwachtingen proberen It s a bit of a gamble but I think we should give it a go. There s a lot at stake here, I really don t think it s a good idea. It s against the odds, but you never know maybe we ll win. It s a bit of a gamble, but I think we should give it a go.
17 it s a lottery play safe try your luck \ÆIts "låt ri\ \ÆpleI "seif\ \ÆtraI j "luk\ het is een loterij op veilig spelen waag een gokje It s a lottery but if we don t play, we ll never win anything. We could take a risk or we could play safe and keep what we have. Why not try your luck on the lottery? Injuries ankle (n) C black eye (n) C bleed (v) bruise (n) C/(v) burn (n) C/(v) frostbitten (adj) scratch (n) C/(v) shock (n) C/(v) sprain (n) C/(v) suffer from (v) twist (v) unconscious (adj) wrist (n) C \"œnkl\ \Æblœk "ai\ \bli d\ \bru z\ \b n\ \"fråstæbitn\ \skrœts\ \SÅk\ \sprein\ \"søf ÆfrÅm\ \twist\ \øn"kåns s\ \rist\ enkel blauw oog bloeden kneuzing brandwond; verbranden bevroren schram; krabbben shock verstuiken lijden aan verstuiken bewusteloos pols He twisted his ankle when he fell. She wouldn t explain how she got a black eye. Her finger is bleeding after she cut it with a knife. She s got a bruise on her arm where the ball hit her. (n) He suffered burns when his car caught fire at a petrol station. (n) C He was burnt at a petrol station. (v) The doctors were deciding whether to cut off his frostbitten toes. The only injuries were cuts and scratches. (n) The cat was frightened and tried to scratch me. (v) Many people were suffering from shock after the explosion. (n) C He sprained his wrist playing squash. (v) Many Olympic-level gymnasts suffer from anorexia as they try to keep their weight down. She twisted her ankle when she fell. Doctors think he may remain unconscious for a few hours. He sprained his wrist playing squash. 14 Other words & phrases according to (prep) addict (n) C all night (adj) balcony (n) C bang (v) billion (n) C burglar (n) C catch fire (v) \ "ko din tu \ \"œdikt\ \"O l ÆnaIt\ \"bœlk ni\ \bœn\ \"bilj n\ \"b gl \ \ÆkœtS "fai \ volgens verslaafd avondbalkon botsen miljard inbreker vlam vatten According to locals, John is already planning to buy the pub. Some people spend hundreds of pounds a year on tickets and become lottery addicts. They went to an all-night supermarket and bought new shirts. Police rescued a woman after her son locked her out on the balcony. She banged her head on the table. The turnover for the gambling industry is 42 billion a year. Police arrested the two burglars last night. If something explodes, it suddenly catches fire with a loud noise.
18 coincidence (n) C corpse (n) C critic (n) C destroy (v) droppings (n pl) end up (v) explode (v) explosion (n) C fancy (v) fortune (n) U fry (v) gamble (v) good cause (n) C governor (n) C handful (n) C have (sth) in common have (sth) on your mind haystack (n) C hiker (n) C horn (n) C icy (adj) identical (adv) income (n) C industry (n) C it s (not) worth it jackpot (n) C jet set (n) C legal (adj) leisure club (n) C lightning (n) U liquid (n) C/U local (adj)/(n) C \k U"InsId ns\ \ko ps\ \"kritik\ \di"stroi\ \"dråpinz\ \Æend "øp\ \Ik"spl Ud\ \Ik"spl UZn\ \"fœnsi\ \"fo tsu n\ \frai\ \"gœmbl\ \ÆgUd "ko z\ \"gøv n \ \"hœndful\ \Æhœv In "kåm n\ \"hœv Ån j "maind\ \"heiæstœk\ \"haik \ \ho n\ \"aisi\ \ai"dentikl\ \"Inkøm\ \"Ind stri\ \ÆIts nåt "w T It\ \"dzœkpåt\ \"dzet Æset\ \"li gl\ \"lez Ækløb\ \"laitnin\ \"likwid\ \"l Ukl\ toeval lijk criticus vernietigen keutels, poep gaan, terecht komen exploderen, ontploffen explosie, ontploffing zin hebben in geluk bakken gokken goed doel goeverneur, directeur handvol dingen gemeen hebben aan iets te denken zijn hooiberg wandelaar claxon, toeter ijskoud identiek; eeneiïge tweeling inkomen industrie het (niet) waard zijn jackpot jetset juridisch ontspanningsclub bliksem vloeistof plaatselijk; stamgast A coincidence is something that happens by chance. Rescue workers found seventeen corpses in the icy river. Some critics of the lottery call it a tax on the poor. A gas explosion destroyed the church. It s supposed to be lucky if bird droppings fall on your head. People can end up spending hundreds of pounds a year on lottery tickets. His car crashed into a tree and exploded. A gas explosion destroyed the church. Do you fancy coming in for a drink? Selak is philosophical about his fortune: I am going to enjoy my life now. The roof was so hot the egg was immediately fried. If you gamble, you risk money in the hope of winning more. When lottery money comes in the government reduces the amount it spends on good causes. The governor of the local prison phoned to say he had found the two young men. A ticket only costs a handful of small change. If two people have things in common, they like the same things. If you have something on your mind, you are worried about it. A haystack is a large pile of dried grass. The 41-year-old hiker was climbing in the Alps. I shouted and sounded the horn but you didn t see me. The train came off the rails and fell into an icy river. Brigit Harrison and Dorothy Lowe were identical twin sisters. People on low incomes often spend hundreds of pounds a year on the lottery. The turnover for the gambling industry in the UK is 42 billion. The gym is pretty expensive but it s worth it. Hundreds of people win jackpots on lotteries every week. John Goodman is the latest to join the jet set when his numbers came up on TV. For legal reasons, John Goodman is not his real name. Hey Clive, didn t I see you at the leisure club last night? You re more likely to be struck by lightning than win the lottery. If you spray something, you throw liquid over it. He was having a quiet drink in his local pub with his mates. (adj) According to locals John is already planning to buy the pub. (n) 15
19 lucky break (n) C \ÆløkI "breik\ geluk Police in Manchester had a lucky break when the burglars ended up in the local prison. make-up (n) U \"meik Æøp\ make-up She was putting on her make-up when a black cat jumped onto the table. mate (n) C \meit\ vriend John was having a quiet drink in the pub with his mates. oven (n) C \"øvn\ oven Let s put some pizzas in the oven and watch a DVD. parachute (n) C/(v) \"pœr ÆSu t\ parachute; parachuteren A parachute is a large piece of cloth with strings used by someone jumping out of a plane. (n) C If you parachute somewhere you jump from a plane wearing a parachute. (v) paramedic (n) C \Æpœr "medik\ paramedicus Paramedics found her two-year-old grandson playing behind a tree. parental (adj) \p "rentl\ ouderlijk Parental problems include the case of a mother who had to pay 675 because of her teenage son s behaviour. pepperoni (n) U \Æpep "r Uni\ pepperoni A pepperoni pizza, please. petrol station (n) C \"petr l ÆsteISn\ benzinestation, tankstation His car caught fire at a petrol station. philosophical (adj) \ÆfIl "såfikl\ filosofisch Selak is philosophical about what happened to him. pile (n) C \pail\ stapel A haystack is a large pile of dried grass. plough into (v) \ÆplaU "Intu \ inploegen His car ploughed into a tree and exploded. profile (n) C \"pr UfaIl\ profiel Charities, especially low-profile ones can suddenly find themselves with less money. pupil (n) C \"pju pl\ leerling Teachers were meeting to discuss their pupils end-of-term reports. quick-fix (adj) \ÆkwIk"fIks\ snel The lottery isn t the quick-fix solution to life s problems. rail (n) C \reil\ rail The train came off the rails and fell into an icy river. reduce (v) \ri"dju s\ verminderen When lottery money comes in, the government reduces the amount they give to charities. regular (n) C/adj \"regjul \ stamgast; regelmatig I m a regular at the Robin Hood that s my local. (n) Something that is regular happens so that there is the same amount of time between events. (adj) regularly (adv) \"regjul li\ regelmatig Millions of people regularly buy lottery tickets. scream (n) C/v \skri m\ gegil; gillen Neighbours heard the woman s screams and called the police. (n) C She screamed the moment she saw him. (v) siren (n) C \"sair n\ sirene They suddenly heard the noise of police sirens approaching. smash (v) \smœs\ breken The cat jumped on to the table and smashed the mirror. snake (n) C \sneik\ slang I ve got several unusual pets, including a snake. sneeze (v) \sni z\ niezen You will be very lucky if you see a cat sneeze. solution (n) C \s "lu Sn\ oplossing The lottery isn t a quick-fix solution to life s problems. solve (v) \sålv\ oplossen The lottery solves some problems but causes others. 16
20 speedboat (n) C spit (v) spray (v)/(n) C squash (n) U superstition (n) C survive (v) symphony (n) C tempt (v) throughout (prep) toddler (n) C toe (n) C turnover (n) U twin (n) C/adj twist of fate warehouse (n) C wave (v) the wicked (n) you re kidding \"spi dæb Ut\ \spit\ \sprei\ \skwås\ \Æsu p "stisn\ \s "vaiv\ \"simf ni\ \tempt\ \Tru "aut\ \"tådl \ \t U\ \"t n Uv \ \twin\ \ÆtwIst v "feit\ \"we haus\ \weiv\ \D "wikid\ \ÆjO "kidin\ speedboat spugen sproeien; spray squash bijgeloof overleven symfonie verleiden (helemaal) door peuter teen omzet tweeling speling van het lot pakhuis zwaaien boosdoener, slechterik je maakt een grapje He bought a new car, house and speedboat with the money. Bad luck will go away if you spit on the ground in front of you. The petrol pump was old and had sprayed petrol over the car engine. (v) A spray is a liquid in a container that you use by pushing a button. (n) He sprained his wrist playing squash. In Britain there are many superstitions connected with cats. Thomas survived five days in the Alps in freezing temperatures. I love Beethoven s 5 th Symphony. Next time you re tempted to buy a lottery ticket think who actually wins in the end? If something happens throughout a place, it happens in every part of that place. With a little toddler around all the boring jobs turn into a game. Doctors were deciding whether to cut off his frostbitten toes. The turnover for the gambling industry is 42 billion per year. Brigit and Dorothy were identical twins who were separated a few weeks after their birth. (n) They didn t know they were identical twin sisters. (adj) A twist of fate is a sudden change in a situation. Lee Harvey Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse. I shouted and waved but you didn t see me. Oh, there s the phone. No rest for the wicked. We live in Harlech Crescent. You re kidding so do we! 17 Unit 5 Adjectives comfortable crowded delicious efficient fashionable fresh \"kømft bl\ \"kraudid\ \di"lis s\ \I"fISnt\ \"fœsn bl\ \fres\ comfortabel druk heerlijk efficiënt modieus vers We set up camp and make everything nice and comfortable. A place that is crowded has a lot of people in it. The food was delicious last time but this time it was not so good. Someone who is efficient does their job very well. Mayfair is close to the main shopping streets and some of London s most fashionable squares. Food that is fresh has been recently picked or prepared.
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