Tuesday, 26 June 2018

PRE-INTERMEDIATE ANSWERKEY


Quick Check Test 3A
1:       2e going  3b doing  4f are  
          5a feeling  6c do 
2:       2 What  3 Which  4 How many 
          5 Whose  6 Which
3:       2 Which film did they go to see?
          3 How many books did you buy yesterday?  4 ü 
          5 Which TV programmes do you like?  6 ü
4:       2a  3m  4m  5m  6a  7m  8m  9a   10a  11m
5:       1 exhibition, paintings  2 songwriter
          3 classical  4 audience   
6:       1 see  2 cancel  3 arrange 
          4 have, talks
7:       2f  3a  4b  5d  6e
8:       2f  3i  4e  5c  6j  7k  8a  9h
          10g  11d

Quick Check Test 12A
1:       2 Grace he was coming home early
          3 Nick they couldn’t come/go to his party on Saturday 
          4 I’d see Greg later 
          5 she didn’t understand what they were saying 
          6 his new film wouldn’t be very popular
2:       2d  3a  4c  5f  6e
3:       2 horror  3 roles, western 
          4 directors  5 historical 
          6 scene, extras  7 producer
4:       2 photographer, successful
          3 adventurous, dangerous 
          4 wonderful  5 popularity, politicians
5:       2 science fiction  3 actor 
          4 fantasy film  5 documentary 
          6 musical  7 celebrity
          8 recommend  9 action film
          10 current events  11 online news
6:       2 they staying  3 be able 
          4 Of course  5 invite them  6 I book  7 why not  8 you recommend
          9 me to  10 be possible  11 tour of

ELEMENTARY ANSWERKEY


Quick Check Test 4A
1:       2 ’s / is  3 isn’t / is not  4 ’s / is  5 aren’t / are not  6 are  7 ’s / is  8 are  9 Are  10 Is  11 Is
2:       2 Can I do sports? No, you can’t.
          3 Can you post letters? Yes, you can.
          4 Can my children buy books? No, they can’t.
          5 Can we see a film? No, we can’t.
          6 Can people buy medicine? Yes, they can.
3:       2 bed  3 balcony  4 carpet  5 garage  6 TV
4:       2e  3f  4g  5a  6c  7b
5:       2 in front of  3 under  4 next to  5 between  6 near
6:       2 cupboard  3 supermarket  4 pharmacy  5 post office  6 wardrobe  7 museum  8 sports centre  9 town hall
7:       a 7  b 5  c 12  d 1  e 9  f 11  g 2  h 10  i 6  j 3  k 8  l 4

Quick Check Test 5A
1:       2 some / any  3 any  4 some  5 any  6 some  7 an / some  8 a / some
2:       2 How many biscuits do you eat every day?
          3 How much water do they drink?
          4 How much toothpaste does your family use?
          5 How much coffee have you got?
          6 How many carrots are there?
3:       Vegetables: cucumber, cabbage, lettuce, beans.
          Fruit: apples, grapes, pears, oranges.
          Meat / Fish: beef, sardines, lamb, prawns.
          Other: cereal, rice, eggs, cheese, crisps, oil, sugar, cake
4:       2 can  3 carton  4 bar  5 roll  6 bag  7 mug  8 packet  9 jar  10 tube  11 tin
5:       lŸ cabbage, yoghurt
          lŸŸ sausages, leftovers, cucumber, vegetables
          ŸlŸ tomatoes, bananas
6:       2g  3e  4c  5f  6b  7d

Quick Check Test 6A
1:       2 was / was  3 weren’t / were  4 weren’t / were  5 Were  6 was  7 was / were
2:       2 When did they get married?
          3 She bought some new DVDs last weekend.
          4 He didn’t pass his driving test the first time.
          5 Where did you meet your husband?
          6 What did they eat for lunch?
3:       /d/: moved, enjoyed, travelled, listened
          /t/: worked, stopped, practised
          /Id/: hated, started, decided
4:       2 the twenty-sixth of September / September the twenty-sixth
          3 the thirty-first of October / October the thirty-first
          4 the twelfth of August / August the twelfth
          5 the twentieth of April / April the twentieth
          6 the fifteenth of June / June the fifteenth
          7 the ninth of May / May the ninth
5:       2 in  3 ago  4 last  5 in  6 on
6:       2d  3a  4f  5c  6e
7:       2 had  3 did  4 went  5 Did  6 went  7 played  8 went  9 saw  10 Where

Quick Check Test 10A
1:       2 He’s / is going to buy a car next week.
          3 When are they going to get married?
          4 We aren’t / are not going to visit them tomorrow.
          5 She’s / is going to stop work soon.
          6 Are you going to move house next week?
2:       2 I’d like to go for a drink.
          3 Would you like to start your own business? No, I wouldn’t.
          4 Would you like to move to another country? Yes, we’d love to.
3:       2 will  3 might  4 won’t  5 ’ll  6 might
4:       2f  3a  4e  5c  6b
5:       2 wet  3 bored  4 lost  5 sunburnt  6 tired  7 thirsty
6:       1 stormy  2 raining / warm / dry  3 sunny / snowing  4 cold / cloudy
7:       2 don’t feel  3 walking  4 get  5 doing  6 don’t we go  7 visiting

Quick Check Test 11A
1:       2e should  3d should  4a shouldn’t  5f shouldn’t  6c should
2:       2 well / loudly  3 slowly / angrily  4 badly / easily  5 hard  6 healthily  7 perfectly  8 carefully
3:       2 throat  3 cough  4 foot  5 stomach  6 toes
4:       2 headache / runny  3 hurts / stomachache  4 cough / throat  5 sore / temperature  6 legs / feel
5:       /k/: ache, back, stomach
          /m/: mouth, thumb
          /n/: knee, know
          /f/: laugh, face, cough
6:       2c  3f  4h  5e  6b  7a  8i  9k  10d  11j

Quick Check Test 12A
1:       1 haven’t swum  2 has / ’s gone  3 have / ’ve seen  4 Have you ever been / haven’t  5 Has he ever flown  6 haven’t driven  7 have / ’ve studied  8 Have you ever met / have
2:       2 Did he come  3 was  4 ‘s he done  5 ‘s travelled  6 ’s explored  7 sailed  8 Has he been  9 went  10 Did he see  11 rode
3:       2c a jungle  3e in a river  4b a camel  5a a tree
4:       1 across  2 through / into  3 towards / away from  4 up / across  5 through / over  6 into
5:       /e/: fell, slept
          /ʌ/: swum, drunk
          /əʊ/: broken, grown
          /ɪ/: swim, ridden, given
          /ɔː/: thought
6:       2 leave  3 tell  4 call  5 number  6 moment  7 check  8 No

Progress Test Units 7–9A
1:       2b  3a  4b  5c  6c
2:       2 four  3 curly  4 football  5 shorter  6 Dave
3:       2 jungle  3 market  4 lake  5 mountain  6 village
4:       2 slim  3 van  4 worse  5 musical  6 green
5:       2 on / to  3 of  4 for  5 on / about  6 at / for  7 on / in
6:       2 are you doing  3 am / ’m visiting  4 works  5 Does she live  6 works  7 Are you having  8 are / ’re sitting  9 looking  10 Are you drinking  11 are / ’re eating
7:       2 the most popular  3 I usually work  4 You can’t drive  5 He is / ’s writing  6 They start work  7 the friendliest / most friendly  8 We really love Japanese food.  9 You don’t have to pay  10 He comes from  11 the worst
8:       2b  3b  4a  5b  6a  7b  8a  9c  10b  11a
9:       2e  3c  4a  5b
10:     2T  3F  4F  5F  6T  7F  8F
11:     2c  3a  4b  5c  6a
12:     2 recommend  3 or  4 shirt  5 terrible  6 there’s  7 best  8 expensive  9 cheaper  10 younger  11 then
13:     2 Then  3 After  4 so  5 Finally  6 but

Progress Test Units 10–12A
1:       2 Jeff  3 car  4 evening  5 12.15  6 three o’clock  7 football  8 Saturday  9 cheaper  10 50  11 seven
2:       /e/: felt, left
          /V/: come, run, drunk
          /@U/: known, sold, broken, flown
          /I/: written, ridden, given
          /O:/: taught, thought, bought
3:       2 bad  3 loudly  4 thumb  5 cloudy  6 shoulder
4:       2 toothache  3 runny  4 carelessly  5 perfectly  6 sunburnt
5:       2e  3b  4f  5d  6a
6:       1 concentrate  2 forgotten  3 go  4 hear  5 remember
7:       2 ’re going to  3 Have you  4 shouldn’t / ’ll  5 might  6 went  7 won’t rain  8 might / ’ll  9 didn’t call
8:       2a  3c  4b  5a  6c  7a  8b  9a  10b  11c
9:       2a  3b  4a  5c  6a
10:     2c  3a  4b  5c  6b
11:     2f  3c  4a  5e  6d
12:     The best time to come to my country is in August. That’s when we have the big carnival. It’s the perfect time to have fun and enjoy yourself. The temperatures are very high because it’s summer. It’s very sunny, too. Bring light clothes and lots of T-shirts or you’ll be too hot. Bring lots of suncream as well!


STARTER ANSWERKEY


STARTER TEST KEY
Unit test 10
1:      2 I can’t   3 can   4 can
5 Can   6 can’t 
2:      2 We are going to have a coffee.
3 When are your sisters going to visit us?
4 Jen is going to meet me at the cinema.
5 What are you going to do on Friday?
6 Gino is not going to do his homework.
3:      2 ride   3 remember   4 cook   5 play
6 speak   7 make   8 read
4:      2 lose   3 help   4 work   5 spend
6 be   7 relax   8 get   9 change   10 stop   11 save 
5:      2a)   3d)   4b)
6:      2 Where   3 place   4 here   5 have
6 around   7 What   8 drink   9 see
10 talk   11 meet

Achievement test 5 units 8-9
1:      2F   3T   4F   5F   6T   7F   8T   9T
10T
2:      2c)   3c)   4a)   5b)   6a)   7b)
3:      2a)   3b)   4a)   5a)   6b)   7b)   8a)
4:      2 loves being   3 likes swimming
4 don’t like getting up   5 like having
6 don’t like going   7 hate wrapping
8 love reading
5:      2 me   3 them   4 it   5 us   6 him
7 her
6:      2 remember   3 buy   4 cost   5 take
6 in   7 lose   8 touch   9 you later
10 sell   11 chats
7:      2 Travel & Luggage
3 Furniture & Lighting
4 Home Entertainment
5 Jewellery & Watches
6 Computers & Phones
8:      2 Spanish   3 a smartphone
4 information   5 clothes   6 a taxi
9:      2 like, Would   3 help   4 have, What
5 Can, Sure   6 think
10:    2e)   3a)   4f)   5d)   6b)   7h)   8g)
11:    2 A bar worker   3 Monday to Friday
4 French and English
5 Getting up before seven o’clock
6 Drinking coffee   7 No
12:    2T   3T   4F   5F   6T   7F   8T   9F
10T
13:    For sale: two tickets for an Ella Eyre concert on November 21st. I bought them last year for my boyfriend because he loves Ella, but now we can’t go.

End of course test
1:      2f)   3a)   4e)   5b)   6g)
2:      2b)   3c)   4b)   5a)   6c)
3:      2T   3F   4F   5T   6T
4:      2 He has a lot of brothers and sisters.   3 running run
4 going to have   5 some any
6 wrap wrapping   7 him me
8 didn’t be wasn’t   9 it them   10 is are
5:      2 on   3 didn’t   4 any   5 a
6 arrived   7 wasn’t
6:      2 did you go   3 Was it   4 Is there
5 Were the   6 did you eat
7:      2 third   3 January   4 right
5 taking photos   6 internet café
8:      2 remember   3 weight
4 underground   5 chatting
6 terrible
9:      2b)   3a)   4b)   5b)   6b)   7a)   8a)
  9b)   10b)   11a)
10:    2a)   3f)   4d)   5e)   6b)
11:    2 you like   3 you want to
4 When   5 Sorry   6 Excuse me
7 Where   8 opposite   9 you know
10 for example   11 that’s right
12:    2B   3N   4M   5B   6A   7S   8M   9S
10N   11A
13:    2F   3T   4T   5T   6F
14:    2 Monday   3 because   4 her   5 so
6 Regards

Monday, 5 March 2018

AIRES DE IRLANDA

We all feel Irish culture































This is the fourth time we share with you this experience, where we dance, sing along some Irish songs, make toast saying SLÁINTE and have a great time with our friends while we make new ones


Vocabulary to use in an Irish pub  to look like  a perfect Irish person

Sláinte!../slon-cha/..................................¡Salud!

How´re you keeeping?-I¨m grand.........................¿Cómo estás? .-estoy bien
Can you recomend a bar to me?............................¿Me recomiendas un bar?
Stop in for a pint of Guinnes.................................Entra y tómate una pinta de Guinness
It´s my round.........................................................Es mi turno/ pago yo
I´m a bit tipsy........................................................Estoy un poco borracho
Do you want a pint or a half?...............................¿Quieres una pinta o media?
This one is  on the house......................................Esta va por cuenta de la casa
Do you want a bottle or a draught?......................¿La quieres de botella o de barril?

Friday, 2 March 2018

The Empty Nest: Opportunity or Crisis?

Imagen relacionadaIt is a time of change. Parents who have been very involved with their kids’ lives — coaching the teams, endlessly carpooling, monitoring homework, sharing a hobby or activity and truly enjoying each other’s company — may find themselves with hours of time they haven’t had for years, as well as without the buddies with whom they shared those activities. Like most change, this can present an opportunity or a crisis.


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