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Gas Ret Mothercare, Oxford. Every effort has heen made ro trace she owners of copyright m front any eopyeght holder whom we bave ben unable to comace rant, Oxford used in his book, but we should be pleased ro hear Contents Language focus | Pronunciation Wordpower Social English 6 | Present Simple ~ Intonation of questions | © Personal information, — | « Introductions, preetings, personal possessions and goodbyes pd p10, pat (© /5/ fd Had endings in che | © Using dccionaries ‘+ Making contact Present Continuous Presene Simple pad pa pls pa7 P18 | © Pase Simple ‘ed endings in the Past | @ Holiday and eravel © Welcoming visitor Simple pb pat ps P24 | Comparative and “© Word stress # Hotels, | Staying ara horel superlative adjectives ac the table pt paz p28 p29. P30 | Mass and count noone | ® Word stress * Froivand vegetables, | Ata restaurant food containers, cooking 30 P33, methods 033 ps6 P36 |» Past Simple, ‘© Word families, © Making arrangements Present Perfect Simple | Present Perfecr Simple | recruitment pas pao p39 pat 42 | Present Peefect Simple, = Sounding increased = The language of graphs, * Opinions and sent Petre Con. vword fois mapestons tas PsSinge pd eds pas par 8 pag | Fane: Present 1 Word sires: countries, |» Airave 7 Tavicons Continous; going to)" nationals ps ps pst ps3 Q p54 |e Funne wilh ix |e willand * Calleations 1 Off and equ Condisonal pst .s7 Pa 239 10 P60 |= Sed condoms 7 Word saz nambe | Proporifons of place |» Asking for snd dieion incon P60 0.63 et 111 966 |= Modalaunlian vets | Seiencestessand | » Word buling emphasie 66 a 28 12 972 |e Pasives 7 Sentmncetreszand [© Word fmloe cuphass Saying godlye pn pas 976 on Tapescripts +78 Answers p30 Introduction Language focus Pronunciation Wordpower Social English Study tips ‘The twelve units in she Workbook give you extra practice of the language in the Student's Book. Each Workbook unit has four sections: has written exercises to practise the grammar in the Student’s Book, There are drills for extra practice on the Student’s Cassette. has listening and speaking exercises to give further pronunciation practice connected with the Student's Book. practises the vocabulary in the Student's Book, and presents ways to learn and remember words. practises language for socializing with colleagues. All the conversations are ton the cassette. There are exercises to practise useful phrases from the conversations, and other social language from the Student's Book and Pocket Book. Use the tape with or without the Workbook, for example, in the car or on a personal cassette. Play the exercises and conversations as often as you like. Stop the cassette and repeat useful words and phrases. © Write your answers in the Workbook or write in @ separate novebook. Use Workbook material for extra revision, for exemple, after Student's Book review units © Check your answers in the Answer key at the back of the Workbook. Refer to the Pocket Book for grammar explanations and useful Social English phrases. © Use a good dictionary, for example, the Oxfard Wordpower Dictionary and the Oxford Dictionary of Business English to help expand your vocabulary. © Study every day if possible. You can work for a few minutes to complete an exercise then stop and do the next exercise later. The rule is, ‘A little, but often.” UNIT 1 EMITTED @ Present Simple positive ‘Complete the Vinexpo visitor profile. Write the Present Simple form of the verbs in brackers, VINEXPO VS" QR erpy smomonmene tom exporting fine Rioja wines | come....\come) from an old family very hard work, but the two brothers of wine growers. The business, Navarro “ouake) a good team. ‘Cooperativa Vinicola it the Rioja valley in Miguel ao) the | northern Spain, “(produce) administrtion and Luis “Ay fine wines from the family estat. GraveD a Jot and “emeet) | (un) a different business in the city of are here together at Vinexpo, and they | Zaragoza. Theis new company, Tone! "Gook) forward to meeting [ Distibuidors SA, ‘ you on Stand 76. £3 ‘ a © Present Simple positive and negative Complete the sentences about the ‘Navarro brothers. Use the Vinexpo ‘Visitor profile, and the brothers’ business cards below. Write the Present Simple form of the verbs in brackers. Miguel Navarro Director Finance & Administration TONEL DISTRIBUIDORA Luis Navarro Director Export Sales 63 Plaza Blanca 50013 Zaregoxa Tel (976) 348173 Fax (976) 348174 1 Luis... daesn't work (work) for Navarro Cooperativa 2 He rues, {cun) Tonel Distribuidora SA with his brother. | 4 They (live) in Zaragoza, S Luis : (manage) the sales for the family estate, 6 He (direct) export sales in Zaragoza. 7 Miguel (run) the administration office on the family estate, 8 He (control) finance and administration for the new company. 9 The two brothers (produce) wine, 10 They (buy) it from Rioja wine growers, and (export) it all over the world. Unit1 page 6 © Present Simple yes/no questions Complete the conversation between Jacques and Dirk, two visitors at Vinexpo. Write the Present Simple form of the verbs in brackets. Jacques Who's the next speaker? Dirk Her name's Céline Blanc. Jacques Does she come. '{shefcome) from France? Dirk No, she’s Belgian. She writes about wine. Jacques “(ghefwrite) books? Dirk No, she’s a wine journalist. She writes for magazines. Jacques Ab, yest ‘(she/work) for Cordon Blew magazine? Dirk Yes, she does. Thar’s right. Jacques What's her talk about? “{yow/have) a programme? Dick Yes, Ido. Let's see. It's about wine and healthy living, Jacques ‘tyoufwant) to go to it? Dirk No, I don’t. Not really. ‘(youlknow) a good restaurant near here? I want to have a large, unhealthy lunch with you! @ Present Simple wh- questions Complete the publicity material about Vinexpo. Use the question words in the box. What Where Shes When Who Why How many VINEXPO facts Wher..." Is Vinexpo? Vinexpo Is an international exhibition for the wine and spirits trade. ? does it take place? In June, every two years. * does it take place? In Bordeaux, one of the great wine- producing areas. “Is Vinexpo for? Producers, distributors, and retailers from ell over the world. * exhibitors are there? ‘Over 2000, from more than 40 countries. “do they come back so often? _Because Vinexpo Is a very important international wine fair. i * date is the next Vinexpo? From 24 to 25 June. Put it in your lary now! page 7 Unit 1 @ Present Simple questions Complete the conversation becween Luis and Annette. Write questions from the words in brackers. Annette Hello. Are you Seftor Navarro. 2 (Seior/you/are/Navarro) Luis That's right. Luis Navarro. Annette Nice to meet you. I'm Annette Marinetti, from Australia. Luis Good to meet you, too. 2 (from/are/Sydney/you) Annette Yes, 1am. i (érom/what/ofiyou/arelpart/Spain) Luis I'm from Rioja, in the north, > (dofdofyouhwhat) Annette I'ma wine importer. Here's my card. Luis So, tell me, (do/impord/you/wine/Spanish) Annette No. Not at the moment, | Luis That's terrible! Annette Well, cell me about your wines. ? (dofGomelfrom/where/they) Luis From the Rioja region. This one’s a Gran Reserva, (youldo/tovanviv/caste) Annette Yes, thank you. (year/islithvhat) Luis 1990. Here you are, (youldofitfile) Annette Yes, I dot It’s fantastic! page 8 © Frequency adverbs How often do you eat our? Tick (7) your answers on the questionnaire. 1. How often do you eat at a restaurant? a} nearly every day 6) once or twice a month b)3ordtimesaweek __e)afewtimesa year __ ejonce or twiceaweek ‘never ey 2 What sort of food do you liket 2) French Chinese ©) Other | by Italian @) Indian (Please write what sor) | 3. When do you eat at a restaurant? (always) often) (sometimes) (never) a) on special occasions, for example, birthdays == by when you meet fiends = ©) when you're tired and don't want lo cook I || || 4) on business Read about Anne:te Marinetti. Then complete the paragraph about how often you eat Annette Marinetti eats out at a restaurant three or four times a week. She likes French, Malian, and Lebanese cooking. She sometimes eats at a restaurant when she meets friends. She often eats at a restaurant on business, How often do you eat out? [eat out ata restaurant, 1.1, 1.2) @ Practice drills: Present Simple Follow the instructions on the Stadent’s Cassette, If necessary, refer to the Tapescripts on p. 78. é eo Pocket Book p.2 page 9 Unit 1 Pronunciation __ Intonation of questions Read the questions aloud. Do they rise -¥ or fall “A ? Mark the intonation. 1 Do you have a programme? 2 What do you do? 6 Do you import Spanish wine? 7 Where do they come from? 3 Are you an importer? 8 Do you want to taste it? 4 Are you free later? 9 How about dinner? 5 What part of Spain are you from? 10 Do you like ir? 1.3} Listen and repeat the questions. IID O Personal information Complete the headings for the hotel Guest Registration Card, Use the words in the box. Post cade Country of residence Seeneme Passport No. Place of birth Nationality Hotel Regent Guest Registration Card Surname, Smith (For overseas visitors only) * Sohn Andrew 7 suet” Betts 7 “7 Brighton Road, London ”.cs6o9280 * wis aw ‘ : UR *- owia77 611 oo . @ Personal possessions Complete the list of things in the briefcase. What other personal possessions do you usually carry? Add chem to the list. Unit 1 page 10 SSIES — introduct ‘Complete the four conversations. Use the phrases in the box. ns, greetings, and goodbyes -it was very nice meeting you. I look forward to seeing you in Paris. Good to see you again. How do you do. -let me introduce you. May [introduce myself? Pleased to meet you. How’s life? Peter Harry, "to Julie Foster. Julie, this is Harry Wilson. Harry, this is Julie Foster, Julie Hello. Harry Pleased to meet you, too. Mr Shaw Excuse me, are you Mrs Price? Mrs Price Yes, that’s right. Mr Shaw "Pm Robert Shaw. Mrs Price How do you do. Mr Shave Joe Hello, Bob. How are things? Bob Fine, thanks, Joe. . Joe Nice to see you, too, How's the family? Bob They’re all very well. Joe Oh, not roo bad, but very busy. Julie T'm afraid I must go now, Harry ‘Well, . Julie I really enjoyed meeting you, too. Harry . Jolie Ido, too. See you soon 1.40) Listen and check your answers. Listen and repeat the phrases on the Student's Cassette. Pocket Book p. 17 page 11 Unit 1 UNIT 2 EMINEM O Present simple Unit 2 @ Present Continuous: spelling page 12 Complete the newspaper article, Write the Present Simple form of the verbs in brackets. International Shopping The age of the international et tT A shopper is here, These days people often... travel... "(ravel) a long way before they (buy) anything ~ especially when a (tell) them that the same toy esos (081) £97.41 in France, £85.12 in Belgium, and £60.56 in Britain, Every day in Calais 15,000 people Mi from Britain ‘any cars, vans, and buses with beer and wine, When @ UK van driver a “Cake) home 100 cases of French wine, he or she (save) about £1,000. Jn Neweastle, in the north of England, one shopper in ten (come) from Norway. By shopping in England, young Norwegian couples like the Pawersens ... “(reeuce) the cost of baby clothes by around 50%. Travel agents in Britain (say) that shopping trips to ‘America are very popular, especially for cheap electronic products. When a person (spend) £1,000 on a computer in America, the saving is about £300 at today’s exchange rate. Write the Present Continuous form of the verbs in the box in the correct columns. ‘become change come cut expend get grow stare leave win sell spend give talk forget run looking rak(e}-ing traveling expanding becoming, beginning, © Present Continuous positive Complete the sentences. Write the Present Continuous form of the verbs in brackets. 1 The setail industry is changing. (change) very fast. 2 Shoppers (change) from cash to plastic mom 3. Computers (cut) retailers’ costs. 4 New technology (become) cheaper. 5 Telephone shopping (grow). 6 Shopping by TV (start) to happen, 7 Big retailers (expand) internationally. 8 Many department stores (look) for new markets © Present Continuous po: ‘Complete the Chairman’s introduction to his company’s annual report. Write the Present Continuous form of the verbs in brackets, Tn these times of change inthe retail industy, we .__erechanging._..' | (change) too. The company oo ancumnnne (expand) overseas, in Europe and in North America. In Europe, we “ce taissun (invest) in new stores in France and Spain. We - _..(not build) any new stores in Germany at the moment, DUE WE oss ninnenen' (develop) our operations in Ttaly and Greece. In America, we “(grow) fast, and we *(move) into new markets. In the UK the situation is different. The size of our business here iu oscl(Rot increase). We already have stores in every important town, so the company. __...." (not open) any new UK stores at the moment. Instead, we “(work on customer service, ‘with first-class staff training. In addition, our organization - (use) new computer systems to improve efficiency. However, the company Sea eeeeee (not make) any reduction in the number of its employees. — © Present Continuous questions Complete the conversation, Write the Present Continuous form of the verbs in the box. do 50 phone sit stay visit work Richard Hello, Mario? It’s Richard Slade. Mario Hello, Richard! Where are you phoning. feom? Richard 'm here in Rome. Mario But the line's terrible! Richard I'm using my mobile phone. I'm in a taxi. ‘Mario Where ? Richard Ac che Sheraton, ‘Mario What * here? Richard P'm here on busi Mario * for the same company? Richard Yes, but 'm General Manager now, Mario Congratulationst Why “Rome? Richard I'm seeing a manufacturer here. Mario Really! How about lunch? Where right now? Richard Nowhere. We're not moving! Mario Oh deart 7 in a traffic jam? Richard Yes, Lam! ‘What abour dinner, then? Fine. How about 7.30 at my hotel? © Present Simple and Present Continuous Complete the text about Richard Slade. Write the Present Simple or Present Continuous form of the verbs in brackets. Richard Slade... lives......,'live) in Croydon, and Anan) a fashion retail business. Usually, he leave) for work at about 7.30 am, and *(ake) the train to Central London. This week, he *(visit) an important clothing manufacturer in Rome. They talk) about a new line of menswear for the summer season. Richarc's business _.igrow) fast at the moment, and it “become) very successful. Richard “¢work} very long hours this month, but he always un "(enjoy) his job, especially the trips abroad. 21,22) @ Practice drills: Present Continuous Follow the instructions on the Student’s Cassette. If necessary, refer to the Tapescripts on p. 79. Pocket Book p. 3 Pronunciation 7s] [2] [rz] endings in the Present Simple Read the verbs aloud and tick (V7) the correct column. belt) tad belted Ind 1 goes v 10. shuts 2. changes ¥ 11 buys 3. takes v 12 tises 4 flies 13. drives 5 does 14 visits 6 writes 15. spends 7 teaches 16 finishes 8 costs 17 speaks 9 advises 18 discusses 230K) Listen and repeat the verbs. page 15, Unit2 page 16 Using dictionaries Read the six definitions of the word business from the Oxford Wordporwer Dictionary. Then, match the sentences below with the correct definition. Write 1, 2, 3,4,5, 0° 6, business "brznis/ now 1 [U] buying and selling as a way of earning money; commerce: They are very ensy todo business with.oHe teaches Englis for Business. 2 [U) the work that you doas your job: The naungor til be aay on business this week. On ‘business trip 3 [U] the amount of trade done: Business has been good forthe time of year. — 4 [C]. firm, a shop, a factory, etc which produces or sells goods ar provides a service: ‘She started at antique business of her ox, © Sinal businesses are finding it hard to survive at the moment, & [U] something that concems a particular person: The friends I choose are any business, not yours. 0“How muuch did it cost? ‘t's none of your business!” (= 1 don't ‘want to tell you, It's private) 6 [sing] a situation or an event: The divorce was an afl business, © found the whole business very depressing. 2 a. I'm sorry, but Mr Lawson can’t see you today. He's away on a business trip. b, The whole business of going on holiday is really tiring! ©. ‘How much money do they pay you?” ‘Mind your own business!” woe | d. Robert works for a big company, but he wants to leave and start his own business. €. Business in the high street shops was not very good last Christmas. f. Be very careful before you decide to do business with those people. My company has had problems with them in the past. Use the words in the box to complete the word map. traffic warden cashier vicar pub mechanic newspaper check-in clerk tawyer hotel bartender street ble courtroom dentist surgery departure hall church _ hotelier ‘Match jobs and work places from the word map. Example dentist/surgery, traffic warden(street GEriarin 2408 209 Making contact Complete the telephone conversation. Use the phrases in the box. Could you give lim a message? ‘Could you give me your number? Can you spell that, please? Hold the line, please, Pm sorry, he’s away this week. could I have your name again? Could you ask him ro call me... Could I speak to.. ‘Whos calling, please? Good mor ig. Software Centre. How can I help you? Hello. * Tim Newton, please? It's Felix Schumacher. Receptionist Thank you. ‘Ob, wait, I've got a nore here about Mr Newton Caller Oh, not Receptionist. Yes, certainly Caller * next Monday? Receptionist Yes, of course, I'm sorry, Caller It's Schumacher. Receptionist Caller It's SCHUMACHER, Receptionist Caller o-t double 8. 36, 7- Receptionist Right. Mr Felix Schumacher on 0-1-7-1, 3-4-6, 7-2 double 8. Caller ‘That's it. Thanks very much. Goodbye. Receptionist Goodbye. Listen to the conversation and check your answers. Listen and repeat the phrases on the Student's Cassette. Pocket Book p. 18 page 18 Past Simple regular verbs Complete the radio interview with a golf journalist, Kazuko Ni‘oka, Write the Past Simple form of the verbs in brackets. Interviewer Kazuko Interviewer Kazuko Interviewer Kazuko Interviewer Kazuko Interviewer Kazuko Incerviewer Kazuko Kazuko Niioka’s a golf journalist, and she travels all over the world. Kazako, tell us about your work. Well, the first two months of this year, for example, I... reported, (report) on four different golf tournaments. Which countries you ‘visie)? I ‘(start) in Thailand with the Johnny Walker Tournament. How long the tournament Mlasty? Four days. you “(stay) in Thailand for a few days after the tournament, for a holiday perhaps? No, I didn’t. 1 “{return) to Tokyo, and (pick up) another suitcase of clothes fcom home. Then 1 (travel) on a night fight to Hawaii, you “(report) on another tournament there? ‘Yes, the Hawaii Open Championship. I (fax) my reports back to Tokyo every day. you (play) any golf? Yes, and I (decide) to stay for two more tournaments as well! @ Past time expressions Give true answers to these questions, Add more details. 1 When did you last go abroad? A few, mouths ago..L had a, holiday. in, Florida. (In. June. Luwent.to. Athens on business, / Last sunnuer, {visited a friend in Australia. Lete, 2 When did you last do some exercise? 3. When did you last travel by train? 4 When did you last see a film at the cinema? ‘When did you last read a book? 6 When did you last watch TV? © Past Simple regular and irregular verbs Complete the magazine article. Write the Past Simple form of the verbs in brackets. The Channel Tunnel —a 200-year project { \ i [ 1985, the Eurotunnel organization wor... (win) a contract to / ‘build a railway tunnel under the English Channel. The following year, ten { \ British and French companies ‘ *(form) a construction group to ‘work with the Eurotunnel organization, and just four years later, the giant digging machines ... .. (meet) under the sea-bed. The ‘(open) in 1994. ‘The French ‘(ave) ideas for a tunnel between France and England as early as 1802, but the Begs at (not show) much interest. The sea . (keep) foreigners out — including unfriendly ones like Napoleon! In | tunnel finally 1875, French engineers 3 masne"(OEGiN) a tunnel, and work... “(start) at the British end in 1881. But the PLOJECE ns ssinssannns (Stop) in 1882, and very little ' _nunuadl(happen) for the next 100 years. | The cost of today's tunnel (ncrease) from £4.6 | billion to over £11 billion. But it... (give) Britaln its land-link with Europe - the fst since the sea of M(cise) and, { (cut) Britain off from the continent 8,000 years ago. page 19) | Unit 3 Unit 3 © Past Simple questions page 20 A reporter interviewed two Channel Tunnel passengers in Paris, Write questions from the words in brackers, Interview with a business traveller Interviewer ‘Traveller Interviewer Traveller Inverviewer Traveller Interviewer Traveller Welcome to Paris. Did you have. good journey?. ° (iourney/have/did/a/youlgood) Yes, thanks. It went very well. (on/timedid/train/leaverthe) Yes, it left at exactly 7.00 a.m. {you/thelenjoy/trip/did) Yes, it was excellent. I had a good breakfast, and I did a lor of work. (theyou/did/prefer/tunnel/eo/flying) Yes, I really did. I's quick and it’s easy. Interview with a holiday traveller Interviewer Traveller Interviewer ‘Traveller Interviewer Traveller (whylthis/time/choose/tunnelididithe/you) ‘We wanted to try it and see if we liked it. (did/takethow/ong/journey/the) Only three hours. (yousicithink/ofididiwhat) Well, it was fast, but it wasn’t very interesting for the children. They always enjoy the ferry trip. I's part of the holiday. 8 31.3200 Past Simple wh- questions Read David Carter's memo to his boss, Emma Bell. Complete her reply. Use the question words to write her questions. To: Emma Bell From: David Carter Date: 18 September Subject: Sales trip ‘Where? | went all over the piace’, | saw lots of regular customers Which? and | visited some new companies’. Whar? ‘Who? Alot of people" liked the new products” in our catalogue. — Which?” "Who? One customer’ was unhappy’ about his order last month. — Why?” ‘When? He wrote to us" to complain, but he didn’t get @ reply. qe ioead ea From: Emma Bell Date: 19 September Subject: Sales trip details Thanks for your memo. Can you please give me the following details: 1 Where diel you g0?. Which regular customers did. you, see? 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 nn | Practice dh ls: Past Simple Follow the instructions on the Student's Cassette. If necessary, refer to the ‘Tapescriprs on p. 80. oe 7 Pocket Book p. 4 Pronunciation ~ed endings in the Past Simple Read the verbs aloud and tick (7) the correct column, 1a) ha Ay _id)_nar 1 asked 7 eravelled 2 played v 8 complained 3 decided Y '9 reported 4 started 10 returned 5 checked 11 lasted 6 faxed 12 stopped 33H) Listen and repeat the verbs page 21 Unit3 Holiday and travel ‘Match the wordis in the box. visa) — , cheques foreign department insurance — licence driving documents credic / ticket travel agent plane rental company traveller's currency car card ‘Complete the word map. Use the words in the box. Documents Places to contact insurance documents visa department ‘Ways of paying traveller's cheques Today, many people make all their ravel arrangements over the phone, They call the ,,...._!avel agent." und book theis fight, and then give their * number to pry for the Sos Sare visa is necessary, some travel agents take their customers’ passports to the embassy's 3) Is not good idea to carry lots of cash on holiday, so are a safe way to take money abroad. It's easy to change them at the bank for * during your tip. IF you don't want to use public transport on holiday, ask about a good 7, Remember to take your * with ‘you of course — you caivt drive without it Keep it with you when you drive, and your *to0, The police cin ask to see them. nem Unit 3 page 22 Welcoming a visitor Alan West visited Steve Carminati at his office in Miami. Complete the conversation. Use the phrases in the box. ‘What was the weather like... show did you get here? Did you have any problems finding us? _ Is this your first visit... How was your stay... Did you have a good journey? ms Steve Good to meet you, Alan. So, ' Alan Oh, I rented a car and drove down. It was a good way to see a bit of America Steve * co this part of America? Alan Yes, itis. Lonly know New York. Steve ‘Alan Yes, thanks. Ie went very well just stopped once — in Jacksonville Steve Alan No, nor at all. Your directions were perfect. Steve “in Atlanta? Alan Very pleasant, thanks. The conference was realy useful. Steve in Atlanta? We had a Jor of rain here a few days ago, Alan Iestayed fine all weels up there. Steve Well, i's fine here too at the moment, so you came ar the cight time! Now, what about some coffee? Listen to the conversation and check your answers. Listen and repeat the phrases on the Student’s Cassette, Pocket Book p. 18 page 23 Units UNIT 4 @ Comparative adjectives: as Unit 4 as Read the information below, and compare the cities. Write sentences with as ... as, and the words in brackets, Arcrge Sl oom ‘= (Pa]semey to ie eT =] ei ” Fs [proeios samc 50 saad eer ial Sec? mp ae fhe eae fwnge sant BI Siem Sopa 10 ve ZA maey 2 Ez ages cxd_Ied a I + ” eA ‘y yl " yo gah et ot lt 0 yl Se page 24 1 New. York is.ag far south as Naples. (New Yorklfar south/Naples) 2 Vancouver isw't.as far north as London, (Vancouver/far north/London) {Montreal/far noreiy/Sturrgare} 4 (New Orleans/far south/Cairo) (Lisbon/far south/San Francisca) 6 (Bordeaux/far north/Minneapolis) 7 (Cairolfar south/Miami) Comparative adjectives: one syllable ‘Compare the cities. Write sentences with ~er than. Use the words in brackets in the correct order. 1 New. York in January is colder than Stockholm {Stockholm/cole/New Yorkvin January) 2 Stockbolne is further north than every city.in, Canada, (Stockholm/far northfevery city in Canada) 3 (Romelfar south/New York) 4 (New York/nov/in July/Cairo) (London/werdNew Yor in July and January) (London/warm/San Francisco! in July) (Cairofin January/warm/Miami) © Superlative adjectives: one syllable Complete the information about Nature’s records. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in the box. deep Bish Tong hot strong ‘warm NATURE’S RECORDS Mountains +... The highest... in the world: Mount Everest (8, 848m) . in North America: Mount McKinley (6,193m) Oceans . in the world: The Pocific (11,022m) . The second ,..... deepest... in the world: The Avlantic (2,560m) Seas . in the world: The Persian Gulf (36°C) . second In the world: The Red Sea (32°C) Rivers . in the world: The Nile (6,670km) . in South America: The Amazon (6,448km) Places . in the warld: El Azizia, Libya [58°C] . ‘second in the world: Death Valley, California (57°C) Earthquakes * in the world: Chile, 1960 (force 8.3) Asia: Kamchotko, 1952 force 8.25} ‘Complere the sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives to compare ‘Nature's records. Mount McKinley js. thehighest-mouuntain.i. North, Atnericat, Mount Everest ‘The Pacific ‘The Red Sea The Nile Death Valley “The 1960 earthquake in Chile was page 25 Unit 4 © Comparative adjectives: two or more syllables Read the information about 4-wheel drive cars. Complete the sentences with the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. Which car is the best? rekker Safari. ‘Highlander Nevada Price £21,000 £18,000 £20,000 £17,000 | Engine power (bhp) 108 im 120 14 Petrol consumption (mpg) 23 28 22 27 | Comfort . eee ee Space . os eo 1 The Nevada is. Jess expensive.thau, (expensive) the Safari. 2 The Trekleer is (powerful) the Nevada. 3 The Highlander is (economical) the Safari. 4 The Safari is (comfortable) the Trekker. 5 The Trekker, Highlander, and Nevada are (spacious) the Safari. © Superlative adjectives: two or more syllables page 26 ‘Compare the 4-wheel drive cars. Write sentences with the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. 1 The Trekker. js the most expensive, The, Nevada is the least expensive, expensive) 2 (powerful) 3 (economical) 4 {comfortable} 5 (spacious) 41,42) @ Practice dri © Superiat Complete the travel advertisement. Write the superlative form of the adjectives, in brackets. /e adjectives your life. Visit some of cocci nee (@pectacular) scenery in Northem India, and travel to sens (colourful) and a “(interesting) cies in Asia, See |< (@ld) palaces in Rajasthan. Then, watch the sun go down over the Thar desert — its i | | ee en SS wae erro honda | * (peaceful) experience in the world! | Travelin style! We drive through some of (hot) places inthe world, so we uses co (g00d) 4-wheel drive cars BE ne (poplar) Gall Worldwide Toure for details | We have = (ow) prices in London, That's why our safaris: I | rer ovr 304 ona I Comparative and superlative adjectives Follow the instructions on the Srudent’s Cassette IF necessary, refer to the ‘Tapescripts on p. 81 “Pocket Book p. § Word stress Read the words aloud, What is che stress pattern? Write a, o b, oF . ioe S remember _ 12 interview 1 family a. 6 salary of 13° department ae 7 important _ 14 introduce 2 efficient & 8 magazine 15 cinema 9 successful ase 3 recommend ¢ 10 ae 4 unemployed 11 entertain 43H) Listen and repeat the words. page 27 Unit 4 © Hotels Complete the welcome letter for horel guests. Use the words in the box. swimming-pool conference rooms the disabled sports facili reception room service sisconditioning laundry sen restaurants gymnasium wall-safe mini-bar Dear Guest, Welcome to the Delhi Grand, one of India’s greatest hotels. Your room and services Air-conditioning You can change the temperature of your room with a | single control. Use this to keep valuable items like traveller's cheques. Choose from a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks. ‘Order a snack or a meal in your room at any time of the day or night. Dial 102. ‘With our Express Service we can wash or dry-clean your clothes in 4 hours, Dial 104. For all information, and for taxi and other transport reservations. Dial 101. — Hotel facilities ‘When you want to swim or sunbathe, we have a really spectacular outdoor *. Ifyou want to stay fit, our “and ” have all the most modern fitness equipment, The Delhi Grand is famous for its cuisine, and has four excellent " for you to cat in. The hotel is a wonderful place for business meetings. Ask at Reception for information about and our other business facilities. We have first class facilities for °, and guests in wheelchairs can reach any part of the hotel without difficulty. @ Atthe table Name the things on the table. plate wry anaune 10 page 28 “OO OO ® Staying at a hotel Complete the three conversations. Use the phrases in the box. Fine. Pll pay by Visa, then. For Tuesday 5 May. For one night. I'd like to pay my bill, please. Td like to book a single room. ould you give me an early morning call? Do you accept Visa cards? You have a reservation for me, Receptionist Riverside Hotel. Good afternoon. How can I help you? Caller Hello. Receptionist Yes, certainly. When is that for? Caller Receptionist And for how long? Caller Receptionist One night. Could I have your name, please, madam? Caller Yes, i’s Helen Barnes. Receptionist Fine, P'l reserve the room for you right now. Caller ‘Thank you very much, Guest Hello. My name's Helen Barnes. Receptionist Oh, yes. Good evening, Mrs Barnes. Welcome to the Riverside Hotel. Could you fill in this form, please? Guest Sure, Receptionist Please could you sign here? Thank you. Here's your key. Guest Thanks. Receptionist Yes, of course. At what time? Guest Ar 6.15, please. Guest Good morning, Receptionist Certainly, madam, Just a moment, please. Did you have anything from the mini-bar? Guest No, nothing, Receptionist Fine. Here’s your bill. Guest Thank you Receptionist How would you like to pay? Guest Receptionist Yes, we do. Guest Listen to the conversations and check your answers. Listen and repeat the phrases on the Student's Cassette. Pocket Book p.19 page 23 Unit 4 UNIT 5 @ Mass and count nouns: a, some, and any Units page 30 Complete the five air travel conversations. Use a, same, ot any. Check-in clerk Have you gor... any "luggage to checle in? Passenger ‘Yes. There's * case and * sports bag. Flight attendant Would you like ‘newspaper to read? Passenger I's all eight, thanks. I've got * magazines. Passenger Td like to buy * perfume, but I haven't got ” cash, Can you take Flight attendant Certainly. No problem at all. Flight attendant Would you like * drink from the bar? Passenger Could I just have " water, please? Flight attendant Cream and sugar with your coffee, madam? Passenger cream, please, but Idon’s need sugar. * credit card? @ Mass and count nouns Underline the correct alremative. 1 Did you have a good 1veatherlgood weather in Australia? Sydney has a wonderful elimatelwonderful climate. 3. This computer is using a mew programinew progrant. 4 That computer has amt expensive softwarelexpensive software. 5 The airline lost all my huggagelluggages on the flight to New York. 6 They sent some of my bag/bags to Ch 7 The tourist guide has informationlinformations about interesting things to see. 8 The magazine gives adviceladvices about the best cars to buy. 9 The fashion business is often a hard work/hard work. 10 Ie's a difficult joblaifficult job. © much, many, and a lot of ‘Ann telephoned Martyn after a business trip to America. Complete the telephone conversation. Use much, many, or a lot of. Ann Martyn? It's Ann here. Martyn Oh, hi, Ann, Welcome back. How are you feeling? Ann Tired. Ididn’r ger_.....much......' sleep on the plane, Martyn Did you meet * useful contacts? Ann Yes, did. I didn’t make * sales, but I met people Martyn Was there * interest in our services? Ann Yes, there was. They wanted * informati Martyn Great! Are you free for a meeting this afternoon? Ann How * time do we need? Martyn Oh, about three hours. There are * chings to discuss. Ann Today's very busy. I've got * letters to write. Martyn OK, how about tomorrow morning? Ann Yes, that’s fine. I haven’t got other work tomorrow. page 31 Units °o 51.5200 @ page 32 @: Mass and Count nouns: general and specific mea ‘Complete the pairs of sentences. Use the singular or plural form of the nouns in the box. wine noise glass food time exercise business experience 1 James writes about ,.....1ig The... A€iH€$ uuu from this region are often excellent. 2 The in the Well-being programme help to reduce tiredness. keeps you healthy. 3 She has of a variety of jobs. ‘The flight to New York was an he never forgot. 4 How much does it take to drive to Naples? How many did you check the figures? 5 Something’s wrong with the car. There are strange coming from the engine. is sometimes a problem in large, crowded offices. 6 Could Ihave a of water, please? I broke a window this morning, There was everywhere! 7 Fatty ; like cheese and butter, are bad for the heart. ‘That calé serves hot all day. 8 The manager is away on this week. Small are making better profits this year. Practice drills: any, how much, how many Follow the instructions on the Student’s Cassette, If necessary, refer to the Tapescripts on p. 82. Pocket Book p. 6 Pronunciation 530Q Word stress Read the words aloud and mark the stressed syllable, information . Japan telephone climate welcome afternoon water tomorrow sugar letter Read the words again. Underline the syllable with the weak /o/ sound. information Japan telephone climate welcome afternoon water tomorrow sugar letter Listen and repeat the words. C=IID 0 Fruit and vegetables Fill in the names of the fruit and vegetables in the picture. 1... apples. page 33 Units. @ Food containers Complete the shopping list for the groceries in the picture, Use the words in the box. © Cooking methods Match the names of the dishes 1-6 with their descriptions af. Complete the text with page 34 the words in the box. Doe AEM ooo OF mill 2 of soup 3 of spaghetti 4 of potatoes $ of coffee 6 of olive oil 7 of jam 8 of toothpaste roast erilled baked fried steamed 1 pieea small pieces of meat and vegetables on a sharp stick, 2 omelette . vegetables cooked over a pan of boiling water 3 spaghetti &. a flat, round piece of dough .....AREA. au i the oven with tomatoes, cheese, olives, fish, ete. on it 4 kebab |. eggs, often with cheese, vegetables, or meat, mixed together and 5 beef . Tong strings of pasta, in water, and served with a variety of sauces 6 vegetables beef cooked in its own juices in the oven At a restaurant ‘Complete the two conversations. Use the phrases in ‘Thank you, but I coulda’t eat any more. Yes, I'd like to try that. Thank you for a really excellent dinner, the box, How about the main course? ‘What do you recommend? ‘Would you like some more? ‘Thanks. Just a litle, Host Let’s order. Guest Tdon't know anything about Japanese food. Host For the starter, what about chatwan mshi? Guest Chawan mushi? What's that? Host It's steamed prawns and vegetables in a thick save. Guest i Host : ‘The tempura is usually very good here. Guest What's tempura? Host It’s fried vegetables or king prawns — with rice, of course. Guest Fine. I'l have that. Guest This drink is delicious. What is it? Host Rice wine. It’s called sake. Guest : Host Now, what about a dessert? Guest ‘ Host Are you sure? Would you like tea, then? Guest Yes, that would be very nice. Host Don't mention it. Listen co the conversations and check your answers. Listen and repeat the phrases on the Student's Cassette. Pocket Book p. 19 page 35 Unit 5 UNIT 6 @ Past Simple Complete the magazine article. Write the Past Simple form of the verbs in brackets. Sally Ride - a career in space One day in 1977, a young American scientist, Dr Sally Ride, opened. (open) her newspaper and... sMtl)......‘(ee) a job advertisement with a difference. 1t ‘Casi for applications for the job of astronaut with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). Sally : (read) the long list of qualifications and she Sahink) ‘I'm one of | those people’. In the following year, NASA "(choose) her and 34 others out of nearly 6,500 applicants. Five years later she pens Cbecome) the first American woman in space. Sally ' “Cly) on another i successful trip the following year. She also "thelp) to | design the Shuttle’s robor arm, and she "(yrite). an important report — the Ride Report — ‘on NASA's Future in space. ¢ £ etl @ Present Perfect Simple Complete the magazine article. Write the Present Perfect Simple form of the verbs in brackets. Ride’s work lives on \ Today, Sally Re is no longer with NASA. She fas gone ao) back her research work at Stanford Universily. There she _..¥(eontinue) | ‘working on space projects. Meanwhile, the Ride Report _ I (help) NASA in its recent work. Her successes at NASA i ‘ta0) | a lot to help change NASA's view of women, too. NASA... ‘put a & lot more women into the space programme in recent years, More wornen ( cesctinenvtrninennm, GOIN) Space Shuttle trips and. fly) in space. Infact, t ss (become) completely normal for women to | travel in space. { page 36