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Unit 1
Vocabulary and Use your English
Circle the odd one out.
1
terrified scared severe
2
enthusiastic desperate anxious
3
misery joy sadness
4
affect convey express
5
pride optimism loneliness
6
eagerness anxiety enthusiasm

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 The film until 10 oclock.
a isnt starting b starts c
doesnt start
2 Wayne has been to Blackpool.
a ever b never c
still
3 How long there?
a have you stood b are you standing c have you been standing
4 We an engagement party on Saturday.
a have b are having c have had
5 You cant be hungry! Youve eaten lunch!
a lately b just c since
6 Jan as a neuroscientist for three years.
a has been working b works c is working
7 Yuk! That meat terrible! I think its off!
a is smelling b does smell c smells
8 Monday I go swimming with Hari.
a All b The c Every

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Unit 2
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word in bold.
1
Sub-zero temperatures are a common in Canada in winter. OCCUR
2
A multinational is buying out our company. CORPORATE
3
Does your company do business on a(n) level? GLOBE
4
In many its still common for women to do all the housework. SOCIAL
5
Id really love a bar of chocolate right now! SWITZERLAND
6
Dont sign a contract with Laurel Ltd, theyre not very . PROFESSION
7
Internet crime is becoming a(n) problem. UNIVERSE
8
Jack is really interested in ancient . CIVILISE

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 It when we arrived in Cannes.
a was snowing b snowed c
has snowed
2 Karen Italian since 2001.
a isnt speaking b didnt speak c
hasnt spoken
3 We sailing round the Mediterranean when I was a child.
a would go b use to go c would to go
4 While I was showing the customs official my passport, a police officer past me.
a was pushing b pushed c has pushed
5 The Bedouins up the camels and rode into the desert.
a load b have loaded c loaded
6 He for a hotel for the night when I met him.
a looked b was looking c has looked
7 We business internationally since 1978.
a have done b did c are doing
8 They have a holiday home in Portugal.
a used to b would c use to

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Unit 3
Vocabulary and Use your English
Choose the correct answer.
1 The film has in for a lot of criticism.
a been b come c had
2 Reality show participants try to for the stars.
a make b get c reach
3 You shouldnt down on people just because you are famous!
a look b think c feel
4 I wish you wouldnt name all the time.
a call b drop c say
5 The record company thinks her latest CD will on.
a catch b come c bring
6 Dont let that journalist about behind stage.
a see b find c nose
7 Shazzas trying to a name for herself in Hollywood.
a do b make c give
8 His last play didnt up to my expectations.
a live b match c come

Grammar
The words in bold are wrong. Write the correct words.
1
We had just arrived at the theatre when the famous actor had appeared.
2
The tickets had since sold out when she got to the box office.
3
The singer was tired because she had toured for more than four months.
4
It had been long time since we had last seen a decent film.
5
They had already been signing autographs so they left.
6
Had Billy already worked with Bruce Willis after the filming of Die Hard 5?
7
The reality show hadnt running for long when it was cancelled.
8
I had yet started reading the book, when the phone rang.

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Unit 4
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the word groups with these words.
alley lodger pedestrian area rat race speed limit suburb
1
occupant, tenant,
2
parking meter, traffic light,
3
street, avenue,
4
outskirts, inner city,
5
zebra crossing, junction,
6
fast lane, concrete jungle,

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 we go to Barcelona for Easter?
a Will b Shall c
Have
2 Would you like a of pizza?
a slice b packet c
bowl
3 There arent any good near here.
a accommodation b hostel c hotels
4 I didnt expect so people to live in this city its overcrowded!
a few b many c much
5 This time next year, in Hull for ten years.
a we have lived b we will live c well have been living
6 We havent got time to visit the art gallery, so lets only look at the ground floor.
a any b some c much
7 Watch out! That traffic light change.
a will b is going to c
shall
8 Can you pick up a of milk at the supermarket?
a carton b jar c bar

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Unit 5
Vocabulary and Use your English
Circle the correct words.
1
Oh no! Someone has managed to hook / hack into my computer.
2
Our store deals in household appliances / manuals.
3
Can you get me a drink from the vending / cash machine?
4
Do you know what plugged / set off the burglar alarm?
5
Try to steer / press the boat more to the right.
6
Most computer games provide too much stimulation / intelligence for children.
7
Can you shut down / switch on the computer as I need to use it.
8
Dont lose / miss our special offer on iPhones.
9
Who launches / navigates the ship when the captain is not on duty?
10 How do scientists count / measure the depth of the oceans?

Grammar
Read the sentences and choose the correct explanations.
1
They mustnt have found a solution to this problem yet.
a Its likely this problem has been solved.
b Im fairly sure this problem hasnt been solved.
2
You shouldnt leave the computer on all day.
a Its a bad idea not to switch off the computer.
b Its impossible to leave the computer on all day.
3
We neednt have bought a new monitor.
a It wasnt necessary for us to buy a new monitor.
b It was wrong of us to buy a new monitor.
4
The problem cant have been a result of the power cut.
a The power cut isnt to blame for the problem.
b The problem didnt arise due to the power cut.
5
You mustnt enter the lab.
a Its forbidden to enter the lab.
b It isnt possible to enter the lab.
6
May I use your Nintendo?
a Am I able to use your Nintendo?
b Will you let me use your Nintendo?
7
I would have driven you to the lab as I was going there.
a You came with me to the lab.
b I didnt drive you to the lab.
8
We shouldnt have tried to fix the printer ourselves.
a We did the wrong thing regarding the printer.
b We managed to fix the printer ourselves.

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Unit 6
Vocabulary and Use your English
Find and circle ten leisure-related words from Unit 6, Vocabulary and Use your English pages 72 and 77 and
complete the sentences.

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

1 Go for a(n) to get rid of .


2
Put this with the rest of your hiking .
3
Do you go ice-skating in a(n) or a(n) ?
4
Looking at art is a quiet form of .
5
Would you rather go or do ?

Grammar
Match.
1
We had better a know where the changing rooms are?
2
Would you mind b wasnt it?
3
It was a great game, c buying new trainers.
4
Hadnt they been d tell the coach well be late.
5
Id rather e training for months?
6
Its not worth f telling me how much the membership fee is?
7
I dont suppose you g see the match live than watch it on TV.
8
You were the last one in, h werent you?

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Unit 7
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word in bold.
1
They were given community for vandalising the school. SERVE
2
The police uncovered a crate of weapons. DEAD
3
Hes one of the most dangerous in the country. CRIME
4
The beat the old lady and stole her handbag. MUG
5
He was put under for shoplifting. ARRESTED
6
A gang of was responsible for the bombings. TERROR
7
The made off with the couples jewellery. BURGLE
8
She was found in possession of goods. STEAL
9
Teenagers dont realise that is a serious crime. VANDAL
10 The jury found the guilty and he was sent to prison. DEFEND
11 When will the into the robbery be held? HEAR
12 He has been in and out of prison for years; hes a(n) criminal. HARD

Grammar
Complete the text by writing one word in each gap.

The Blazing Bride and Groom


Max Kay (1) sentenced to six years in prison yesterday for setting fire to Peckforton Castle on
his wedding night. The fire, which was put out (2) local firefighters, (3) said
to have caused over five million pounds worth of damage to the famous building. Kay, who (4)
been asked repeatedly by the hotel management to pay the wedding bill, became angry when he
(5) told he could have no more drinks. Using a cigarette lighter, he set fire to curtains in a room
that was directly below the suite where his new wife was asleep. At the time of the fire, there were 93 adult guests,
including a man in a wheelchair, as well as 11 children and staff staying at the castle. It was a miracle that nobody
(6) killed in the blaze. Kay, a property developer, had (7) declared bankrupt
just months before the lavish wedding ceremony took place. (8) is thought that Kay wouldnt
have been able to pay the 25,000 bill to cover the costs of the reception. In the end, the final payment was
(9) by his wife. Luckily, the hotel had (10) CCTV installed and they caught
the businessman on film lighting the fire.

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Unit 8
Vocabulary and Use your English
Choose the correct answer.
1 They spent the night in a mountain refuge, safe the blizzard.
a for b with c from
2 How do you cope this intense heat?
a through b about c with
3 Lets join the mission to search survivors.
a for b out c about
4 The rise the earths temperature is a huge environmental problem.
a in b of c to
5 Were pessimistic the earths future.
a for b with c about
6 We must have respect other species.
a to b for c about
7 The hurricane wiped four neighbourhoods.
a under b away c out
8 The lake freezes in winter.
a into b over c down

Grammar
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1
If I (know) they needed volunteers, I (go).
2
If we (use) bikes instead of cars, there (be) less pollution.
3 
If they (install) solar panels, they (have) cheaper heating
bills now.
4 
If fossil fuels (run out), we (generate) electricity using
other methods.
5 
Supposing the council (introduce) a recycling scheme, you
(use) it?
6 
We (not be able to) save the planet unless we all (make) an
effort to save energy.

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Unit 9
Vocabulary and Use your English
Choose the correct answer.
1 Why do I have to do the work around here?
a donkey b horse c elephant
2 There werent as many for the post as we had expected.
a openings b applicants c participants
3 June and I have been at the bank for years.
a candidates b companions c colleagues
4 We expect hard work at this firm, but we dont want you to break your .
a head b leg c back
5 Let your know if you have finished all your work.
a supervisor b employee c staff
6 I cant believe Ive been made .
a redundant b available c
retired
7 The flight brought me a vegetarian meal.
a assistant b helper c attendant
8 You have to think on your in this job.
a feet b mind c face

Grammar
Complete the sentences with the correct relative pronoun or relative adverb.
1
Mario is the person you should see about having the day off.
2
Banking jobs, are highly paid, are difficult to get.
3
Brenda is the employee work is best.
4
Lunchtime is all employees come together.
5
The desk they gave me was falling apart.
6
London is a city many people go to find work.
7
The reason Jan quit was that she didnt get on with her boss.
8
The job I applied for has been filled.

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Unit 10
Vocabulary and Use your English
Complete the email with these words.
breeze coach enrol get lecturer pick retake scholarship

Email

Hi Matt,
How are you? Ive been very busy lately. Remember I told you I was going to (1)
on a creative writing course? Well, Im now at the end of my first semester.
The course is very interesting and my (2) is very helpful hes also very funny and
his classes are very amusing. I must say, I found it very easy to (3) into university,
but I didnt expect the exams to be so difficult. I wasnt exactly expecting to (4)
through the course, but I had no idea Id have to study so hard. Luckily, I passed all this semesters
exams and I dont have to (5) any. Thats a huge relief!
Apart from studying, Ive also been playing for the universitys basketball team. I had never played the
game before, but I managed to (6) it up very easily. The (7)
says Im a natural. I suppose my height has got a lot to do with it!
What about you? Have you had any news about the (8) you applied for to go to
university next year? I really hope you get it.
Write soon,
Jade

Grammar
Rewrite the sentences in reported speech using the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1
Your classroom is on the first floor, the head teacher said. (tell)

2
I went to Harvard University, said Jamie. (boast)

3
How long have you been a teacher, she asked. (ask)

4
Get to the lecture on time! my mum said. (tell)

5
Id enrol on the chemistry course if I were you, Letitia said. (advise)

6
Youre always late, said Bobs tutor. (complain)

7
I didnt give you any homework yesterday, said the teacher. (deny)

8
Ill help you with your project, Kay said. (offer)

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Unit 11
Vocabulary and Use your English
Circle the odd one out.
1
lagoon cove runway
2
shuttle cancel delay
3
harbour inn dock
4
boarding pass guest-house departure gate
5
itinerary fare price
6
yacht liner timetable
7
travel agent destination cabin crew
8
remote foreign distant
9
fishing snorkelling hiking
10 vessel resort lodge

Grammar
The words in bold are wrong. Write the correct words.
1
The passengers were slightly furious about the delay.
2
Dont sit on that plastic, dirty, old chair!
3
This is the worse holiday Ive ever been on!
4
Trains arent as fast than planes.
5
It was a so hot day, that we stayed in the pool until evening.
6
We were absolutely hungry when we arrived at our destination.
7
What is the most near airport to the hotel?
8
I bought a ceramic, oval, rare ornament when I was in China.

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Unit 12
Vocabulary and Use your English
Circle the correct words.
1
I think Im coming down / round with a cold.
2
If your eyes are sore, take out your contact lenses / braces.
3
Pasta is very high in minerals / carbohydrates.
4
Ive been feeling under the agony / weather for ages.
5
Tara has been working out and looks very obese / toned.
6
We never skip / apply breakfast in our house.
7
The nurse used a syringe / hot water bottle to give me the medicine.
8
You will pass out / get over your illness in no time.

Grammar
Choose the correct answer.
1 does Diana go jogging, but she does Pilates as well.
a Only then b Not only c Not once
2 I would rather you the same gym as me.
a to not join b didnt join c not joining
3 If only we exercising.
a dont stop b didnt stop c
hadnt stopped
4 you started eating sensibly.
a You had better b I wish c
Its about time
5 I cant used to the new aerobics trainer.
a be b get c prefer
6 No sooner weight than I started putting it back on again.
a I had lost b did I loss c had I lost
7 have I felt so exhausted.
a Seldom b Under no circumstances c Little
8
I am used a balanced diet.
a to eat b
eating c
to eating

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