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Unit 1
Vocabulary and Use your English
Circle the correct words.
1 In order to be a successful businessman, you have to be cunning / touchy at times.
2 Don’t bother arguing with him – he’s the most candid / obstinate man I know!
3 The Millennials are the generation / class born between 1980 and 2000.
4 When did the communications evolution / revolution begin?
5 My colleague insisted / persisted in interrupting me at the meeting, so I left.
6 If you want to pass the exam, you’d better start knuckling / falling down now.
7 They offered you the job? Go without / for it!
8 Try, try, try, and you’ll do / get there in the end.

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 Julia _____ preoccupied; do you know if she’s worried about something?
a is seeming b seems c has been seeming
2 Did you know that the left side of the brain______maths skills?
a is controlling b has controlled c controls
3 He _______ his best, but he just can’t seem to do this quiz.
a try b is trying c tries
4 Mum ______ on the phone all morning to Grandma.
a is talking b has talked c has been talking
5 I_______ comics very often, but when I do they make me laugh.
a am not reading b don’t read c haven’t read
6 _______ to work at the café on the corner?
a Would Steve b Did Steve used c Did Steve use
7 Fran _______ a film while Petra was doing her homework.
a had watched b had been watching c was watching
8 I was walking to school when I on the ice.
a fell b had fallen c had been falling

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Unit 2
Vocabulary and Use your English
The words in bold are wrong. Write the correct words.

1 Wow! I’ve had over twenty scammers on my blog already this morning. ______________
2 Her website is still under confidence; it’ll be working next week. ______________
3 Stella’s very shy. She wouldn’t say boo to a cat! ______________
4 I didn’t like his purpose of the boss; actually it was very rude. ______________
5 What’s the criticism of this project? Will it teach the students anything? ______________
6 I’m reading a book about people who use the Internet illegally; it’s all about comments. ______________
7 You’re very quiet – has the goose got your tongue? ______________
8 Tony told me in construction that he got the sack. ______________

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 As soon as I arrive, I _______ you.
a call b have called c will call
2 Tony that mobile phone, but it was too expensive.
a was going to buy b was buying c would buy
3 we go to the new Internet café this afternoon?
a Will b Have c Shall
4 I knew you the exam; you’re very clever.
a were going to pass b passed c would pass
5 This time next month, English for six years.
a I have studied b I will study c I will have been studying
6 After I my computer, I will set up a Facebook account.
a buy b bought c have bought
7 Watch out! You burn yourself.
a will b are going to c shall
8 What time ?
a does the library open b will the library open c is the library opening

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Unit 3
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the sentences with one word.
1 Amy is _________ ; that means she has an eating disorder.
2 Look! My wrist is all black. I must have broken several blood _________ .
3 Your father will ________ from the accident, but it will take some time.
4 You look terrible. You must be ________ down with something.
5 If your sight seems to be _________ , you should get glasses.
6 What is his name? It’s on the ________ of my tongue.
7 If you go to the doctor, he will _________ you something for your cold.
8 Katherine has a(n)_________illness; she’s not mad, but she does suffer from depression.

Grammar
Complete the sentences with the correct pronoun.
1 Have you seen ________ ? It’s a documentary about brain research.
2 Don’t use these gloves; use some of ________ over there.
3 The nurse ________ said Mum could leave the hospital today.
4 The elderly male patient couldn’t feed _________ .
5 We decided to go on a diet __________ ; the doctor didn’t tell us to.
6 Stop complaining. _________is possible if you don’t try harder.
7 ________of my medicine is on the table there; the rest of it is in the cupboard.
8 She is very ill; ________ can help her now, I’m afraid – not even the doctor.

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Unit 4
Vocabulary and Use your English
Circle the odd one out.
1 backstage chick flick foyer
2 character role festival
3 usher wings heartthrob
4 portrayal allure appeal
5 aisles rows room
6 animation set stage

Grammar
Match.

1 I can’t help a yourself to some drinks from the fridge.


2 It’s no good b clapping and didn’t stop for ten minutes.
3 My brother and I like improv comedy; c to pick up the theatre tickets.
4 The actor needs help; d arguing with him; he won’t change his mind.
5 By all means help e to be chosen to direct the film.
6 The audience began f thinking I should have got the lead role.
7 Oh, no! I didn’t remember g in other words, we like spontaneous humour.
8 She was very pleased h namely, he needs a good acting coach.

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Unit 5
Vocabulary and Use your English
Find and circle ten food-related words from Unit 5, Vocabulary pages 60 and 61 and complete the sentences.

R O A S T D B E A T
P C R A K I R O P R
I J I S M P S P E R
C T R P D I K G A D
N U T R I T I O U S
I N U E C T M B C U
B B L A E G M B B P
B O U D D S E L A P
L S K M S U D E P E
E N C R A C K N U R

1 Mice slowly ________________at their food while dogs tend to _________________ it up quickly.
2 Mum made a great _______________ last night; what a_________________ – I’ve never seen so much food!
3 First, _______________ the eggs into the bowl, then _________________ them with a fork.
4 We’re having _______________ beef with_________________ carrots for lunch.
5 I don’t drink ________________milk; I think full-fat milk is far more ________________ .

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 Stop picking at your food / picking your food at !
2 Let’s have dessert, we shall / shall we ?
3 Tony gets seasick; he always throws it up / throws up on boats.
4 So you got first prize, did you / didn’t you ? That’s amazing!
5 How do you put her up with / put up with her ?
6 Dad really likes barbecuing, does he / he does !
7 Sip your drink slowly. Don’t gulp down it / gulp it down .
8 It’s very difficult to get as a chef ahead / get ahead as a chef these days.

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Unit 6
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the crossword.
1 2 3

ACROSS
1 A _______________ day is a very hot day.
4 The _______________ are things like rain, snow, wind and the cold.
5 A _______________ is a place to dump rubbish.
6 A _______________ is a place where people dig for things like coal.
7 A _______________ is a place where nothing can grow or live.

DOWN
1 A _______________ day is a very windy day.
2 Your _______________ include everything around you.
3 A _______________ is a person who is always travelling.

Grammar
Read the sentences and choose the correct explanations.
1 They mustn’t have caught the poachers yet.
a It’s likely they have caught the poachers.
b I’m fairly sure the poachers haven’t been caught.
2 You shouldn’t throw litter on the ground.
a It’s a bad idea to throw litter on the ground.
b It’s impossible to throw litter on the ground.
3 We needn’t have brought bin bags.
a It wasn’t necessary for us to bring bin bags.
b It was wrong of us to bring bin bags.
4 The explosion couldn’t have been a result of the protestors.
a The protestors aren’t to blame for the explosion.
b The protestors were wrong to cause the explosion.
5 You mustn’t take your car into the park.
a It’s forbidden to take your car into the park.
b It’s isn’t possible to take your car into the park.
6 I would have donated money to the World Wildlife Fund if I had had some.
a I donated money to the World Wildlife Fund.
b I didn’t donate money to the World Wildlife Fund.

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Unit 7
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the word groups with these words.
dynamite filter forecast hard drive mechanical sphere transform tensils

1 remodel revolutionise _________________


2 apparatus machinery _________________
3 automated computerised _________________
4 prediction prophecy _________________
5 purify sterilise _________________
6 cube cylinder _________________
7 bombs explosives _________________
8 laser printer memory stick _________________

Grammar
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

1 If I _________________ that my invention would harm people, I wouldn’t have sold it. (know)
2 Not only __________________ Joe make kites, but he makes boats too! (do)
3 If they _________________ for diamonds over there, they would probably find some. (dig)
4 I am going to the national science exhibition; seldom __________________ so excited. (I/be)
5 We__________________ rich now if we had invented the telephone. (be)
6 Supposing you _________________ a new star, would you tell anyone? (discover)
7 We__________________ a cure for cancer unless more people donate money for research. (not find)
8 Study hard, otherwise you__________________ your exams. (fail)

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Unit 8
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word in bold.
1 Everyone says this painting is by Picasso, but I think it’s a ________ . FORGE
2 How many different currencies are in ________ in the world? CIRCULATE
3 My dad is having _______ problems at the moment. FINANCE
4 May you have a healthy and _________ life! PROSPER
5 It might be _______ if you put your money in the bank. ADVANTAGE
6 She lost all her money in the crash – she’s _______ now. PENNY
7 Many of Africa’s people suffer from hunger and _______. POOR
8 Do you give money to _______ on the street? BEG

Grammar
Complete the sentence with the correct relative pronoun or adverb.
1 The reason ________ he is going to his dad’s is to borrow money.
2 Ms Smith is the person ________ you should see if you need a bank loan.
3 Counterfeit money, _________ is fake money, is a big problem in the US.
4 It was my boss ________ gave her the promotion.
5 1989 was the year ________ I made my first million dollars!
6 Tonya is the employee ________ salary is the highest in the company.
7 Dinnertime is _________ my parents talk about money matters.
8 New York is the city ________ the stock exchange is located.

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Unit 9
Vocabulary and Use your English
Find and circle ten music-related words from Unit 9, Vocabulary pages 112 and 113 and complete the
expressions.

H I G H E S T I N P
O P E N I M T U N E
S O N K O U I N G R
T P C O V S O N G F
R E T U N I S E L O
U N I C M C O V E R
M I S O H I G H E M
P N B A C K I N G I
E G T R U E C A B N
T D A N C E L I N G

1 _______________ notes
2 _______________ singer
3 _______________ arts
4 _______________ version
5 _______________ act
6 change one’s _______________
7 face the ________________
8 sell something for a(n) ______________
9 blow one’s own ________________
10 make a song and _______________ about something

Grammar
Complete the sentences with one word.
1 I think jazz is better ______________ rock.
2 Who do you think was____________ greatest guitarist ever?
3 Peter is ____________ talented than Mary; that’s why he didn’t get an audition.
4 Could you sing __________ loudly – we can’t hear you at the back.
5 One Direction are the ___________ incredible band I’ve ever heard!
6 This painting is a great ___________ more expensive than that one.
7 Grant is ____________________ good a painter as Phil.
8 It was _____________________ a bad play that we walked out.

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Unit 10
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the crossword.

1 2 3

5 6

9 10

DOWN
1 If you ________your children, they will probably become a nasty grown-up.
2 If you are a _______ person, you probably have lots of friends.
3 If you burn the ________ at both ends, you’ll probably get tired eventually.
4 If you live a _______ life, you don’t move much.
6 If you ________, you survive.
7 If your life is _______ , you’re always rushing around.

ACROSS
5 If you throw in the ________ , you give up.
8 If you ________back, you recover from something bad.
9 If you have had a bad day, you’re probably quite ________ .
10 If you ________at something, you do it very well.

Grammar
Complete the sentences using passive voice or passive causative as indicated.
1 They know that he’s hiding in the city. (passive voice)
It ______________________________
2 They’re redecorating my office at the moment. (passive causative)
I _______________________________
3 People expect the population to grow. (passive voice)
The ______________________________
4 Somebody stole Vicky’s car last week. (passive causative)
Vicky ______________________________
5 They are going to give Mary a pay rise. (passive voice)
A ______________________________
6 Dad will lend Joe some money. (passive voice)
Some ______________________________
7 They are reporting the break-in to the police. (passive voice)
The ______________________________
8 The tailor will make Frank’s suit. (passive causative)
Frank _____________________________

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Unit 11
Vocabulary and Use your English
Find and circle eight sport-related words from Unit 11, Vocabulary pages 138 and 139 and complete the
words and expressions.

B U L L S E Y E
S I L N P H L C
E S A H O O A O
R A L O R L T U
V G I L T E P R
E P M D S E E T
R E F E R E E O
B A L R C L U B

1 ______________ an ace
2 be on the ninth_______________
3 golf_______________
4 world-record _______________
5 football _______________
6 ______________ commentator
7 hit the_______________ in darts
8 the ball is in your ______________

Grammar
Rewrite the sentences in reported speech using the correct form of the verb in brackets.
1 ‘The baseball equipment is in this room,’ the coach said. (tell)
______________________________

2 ‘I won five gold medals,’ said the athlete. (announce)


______________________________

3 ‘How long have you been skiing?’ she said. (ask)


______________________________

4 ‘Get out on the court!’ my instructor said. (tell)


______________________________

5 ‘Come on! Score a goal!’ Cindy said to Sherry. (encourage)


______________________________

6 ‘You never do your best,’ Dad said to Ken. (complain)


______________________________

7 ‘Has the match started yet?’ Gina said to Tim. (ask)


______________________________

8 ‘I would warm up first,’ she said to me. (warn)


______________________________

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Unit 12
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the word groups with these words.
inevitable innovative likely menacing timeless unexpected

1 immortal perpetual _________________


2 pioneering visionary _________________
3 looming threatening _________________
4 anticipated fated _________________
5 unforeseen unpredictable _________________
6 inescapable unavoidable _________________

Grammar
Complete the sentences with either, either of, neither, neither of, despite, such, nevertheless or because.
1 ___________ the fact that he works for NASA, he’s never been into space.
2 I could never be an astronaut ________ I have bad eyesight.
3 It was ________ an important mission that the crew were interviewed on TV.
4 I could study physics or astrology, but frankly, I don’t like_________ them.
5 We can watch ________ a film about space or a documentary about whales.
6 Both astronauts landed on the moon, but _________ them left the spacecraft.
7 _______ Hans nor Jordan had ever heard of Neil Armstrong.
8 He’s afraid of heights. _________ , he dreams of being a pilot.

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