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1 Faces

READING

3. Possible Answers
1. I would like a boyfriend who is considerate and
romantic.
2. The president of a country should be confident
and open-minded.
3. I get angry at my dad because he can be too
stubborn and bossy.
4. Very young children are often impulsive.
5. Many TV and film celebrities are generous and
helpful.
4.

(page 6)

2. This text is about a person who cannot remember the


faces of the people that she meets.
4. 1. False
2. False
3. True

4. True
5. False
6. True

5. 1. b
2. a
6. 1. She realised that she had PA because she often
couldnt remember peoples faces.
2. PA sufferers use the voice, hair and accessories to
recognise people.
3. A business meeting might be difficult for the writer
because the men are all wearing the same clothes
and have similar haircuts.
4. PA sufferers are often seen as snobbish and strange.
5. Its one of the excuses they make in case they ignore
somebody they know.
7. 1. frightened (line 2)
2. along with (line 5)
3. clearly (line 10)

VOCABULARY

4. allow (line 15)


5. sorts (line 22)

2. 1.
2.
3.
4.

realises
disorder
injury
single

5.
6.
7.
8.

3. 1.
2.
3.
4.

c
e
a
b

5. g
6. f
7. d

4. 1.
2.
3.
4.

ran off with


looks through
running after
look away

5. runs into
6. looking forward to
7. look ... up

5.
6.
7.
8.

plain

spiky

petite

unattractive

curly

slim

chubby

straight

well-built

good-looking

wavy

muscular

gorgeous

fair

chubby

dark
fair

4. long-legged
5. broad-shouldered
6. big-headed

(page 10)

PRESENT SIMPLE
PRESENT CONTINUOUS
A. 1. a. Present Simple
b. Present Simple
c. Present Continuous
2. 1. a
2. f
3. d
B. 1.
2.
3.
4.

(page 9)

1. Positive traits: confident, generous, open-minded


Negative traits: impulsive, bossy
talkative
nosy
considerate
stubborn

skinny

GRAMMAR

PERSONALITY AND APPEARANCE

2. 1.
2.
3.
4.

dark

6. 1. short-tempered
2. old-fashioned
3. kind-hearted

pretend
cope with
reminding
All in all

Topic Vocabulary

General Appearance

5. Possible Answers
Shes one of the most gorgeous Hollywood actresses.
Shes tall and slim. Shes got long, straight, dark hair.
Shes very generous and helps children in poor
countries. (Angelina Jolie)

Words from the Text


4. a, b
5. b, c
6. b, c

Build

shoulder-length

(page 8)

1. 1. a, c
2. b, c
3. b, c

Hair

selfish
helpful
romantic
calm

d. Present Simple
e. Present Continuous
f. Present Continuous
4. c
5. e
6. b

-s / -es
only in negative sentences and questions
am / are / is + verb + ing
all sentences

page 10

Grammar Review

1. 1. He rarely drives outside the city. (a regular habit


or routine)
2. What is that boy trying to do at the moment?
(an action which is happening now)
3. Diane doesnt usually get a lot of phone calls.
(a regular habit or routine)
4. Do you understand my question now? (a stative
verb)
5. My mother often works quite late. (a regular
habit or routine)
6. Our neighbours are leaving the country soon.
(a definite plan for the near future)
7. I meet friends for coffee on Wednesdays.
(a regular habit or routine)
8. Fiona is coming with her boyfriend tonight.
(a definite plan for the near future)
2. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

is studying (a temporary action)


Does ... discuss (a regular habit or routine)
is winning (an action happening now)
are ... trying (an action happening now)
uses (a general truth)
dont remember (a stative verb)
am not going (a definite plan for the near future)
live (a general truth)

3. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

are thinking (action) / do think (state)


is tasting (action) / tastes (state)
is looking (action) / looks (state)
Is weighing (action) / do weigh (state)
have (state) / are having (action)

8. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

SKILLS

Her son isnt practising the piano at the moment.


Im taking my dog to the vet tomorrow.
Walter and Cindy dont call their parents every day.
I know what she means now.
Vera usually jogs with a friend.
Do the nurses finish work at five oclock now?
Does Mr Washington play tennis every morning?

5. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Do you like your new school?


Do you often see your old friends?
What are you studying this term?
Do you know Alex Gardner?
Are you doing anything special this afternoon?

1. c
2. a, c, d
3. 3 (wide face, eyes far apart, small nose, thick lips)
4. 1. a, b

is sitting
is opening
enjoys
doesnt realise

5.
6.
7.
8.

2. b, c

3. a, b

SPEAKING (page 13)


DESCRIBING PEOPLE
1. very intelligent, quite generous, considerate,
stubborn, helpful and romantic
2. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

What does he look like?


hes got
Whats he interested in?
He likes
Whats he like
hes very

WRITING (page 14)


A Description of a Person
1. Possible Answers
Yes, I would like to have a friend like Rania because
shes a great student and she sounds like fun.
I dont think Id like Rania because I dont like people
who are always studying. I find them boring.

6. Possible Answers
1. At least once a week, I go to the gym with
my friends.
2. Stop making so much noise! We are trying
to study.
3. This weekend my family is going on holiday
to Chiclana.
4. Jenny cant come to the party tonight. She is
studying for her exams.
5. Every morning, our dog needs to go for a walk.
6. According to experts, PA sufferers dont remember
faces.
7. 1.
2.
3.
4.

(page 12)

LISTENING
A LECTURE

page 11
4. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

How much does this magazine cost?


I dont own a car.
We are meeting for lunch tomorrow.
Brenda often plays football.
The children are not talking at the moment.
I am seeing Paul tonight.

provides
use
are now planning
allows

2. 1. Paragraph 3
2. Paragraphs 2 and 3
3. Paragraphs 1 and 2

4. Paragraph 4
5. Paragraph 5

3. 1. f
2. a
3. d

4. b
5. c
6. e

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4. 1. This is fantastic!
2. Are Paul, Mark, Bianca and Claire all going
on the trip?
3. She asked the driver where they were, but he
refused to answer.
4. There were a few people mostly children /
(mostly children) at the pool.
5. The man stood up, put on his coat and walked
out angrily.
6. I cant believe it!
7. Ill pass all my exams (I hope) / I hope , and get
into university.
8. Why arent you working?
5. Dear Sheryl,
The funniest thing happened to me the other day.
Mark convinced me to go to a talk on
personology analysing someones personality by
looking at their face. Have you ever heard of it?
The speaker asked for a volunteer and for some
strange reason I raised my hand. The next thing
I knew she had chosen me. It was so embarrassing!
I didnt quite agree with some of her comments
(especially the part about talking too much), but it
was a lot of fun.

LIFE SKILLS

(page 16)

APPLICATION FORMS AND


INTERVIEWS
TASK QUESTIONS
1. Accept all logical and grammatically correct answers.
2. Questions 1, 3, 6, 8
3. Questions 6, 8 and 3
The administrator also asks Tomas:
What dates are your second preference?
Do you already know how to ski?

2 Danger!
READING

Topic Vocabulary

(page 18)

2. b

DANGEROUS SITUATIONS

3. 1. Ausable went to his room because he had


received a phone call arranging a meeting in
his room. (lines 13-14)
2. When they entered the room, Fowler and Ausable
were surprised by a man with a gun. (lines 2324 and 26-27)
3. Max became nervous when someone suddenly
knocked at the door. (lines 42 and 46)
4. Max climbed through the window because he
thought there was a balcony underneath it.
(line 54)
5. Max screamed because there was no balcony
and he fell six storeys to the ground. (lines 5
and 72)
4. 1. b
2. d
5. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

5. d
6. b

2. 1. risked his life


4. lucky to be alive
2. occupational hazard 5. living on the edge
3. seriously injured
6. a close call
3. 1. shocked
2. threatening
3. thrilling
4. 1.
2.
3.
4.

3. b
4. a

4. startled
5. frightened

risk their lives


courage
survived
seriously injured

GRAMMAR

5. living on the edge


6. fear
7. thrill

(page 22)

PAST SIMPLE
PAST CONTINUOUS
1. 1. c
2. e
3. b

(page 20)

6.
7.
8.
9.

a
a
b
a

original
graphic
personal
valuable

5.
6.
7.
8.

protective
furious
harmless
useful

4. 1.
2.
3.
4.

heroic
dangerous
educational
effective

5.
6.
7.
8.

psychological
traditional
admirable
tragic

5. a

3. 1. We use verb + ed to form the Past Simple for


regular verbs.
2. We use was / were + verb + ing to form the Past
Continuous.

2. Possible Answers
1. When he arrived, he switched on the TV because
there was an important football match that night.
2. They offered their guests a glass of Rioja wine.
3. The athlete is breathing hard because hes just
run a race.
4. The childrens mother made sure that they had
already gone to bed.
5. Please stop pointing at that girl or she will notice
were talking about her.
6. The old man poured me some hot chocolate.
3. 1.
2.
3.
4.

4. d

2. 1. an incomplete action Past Continuous


interrupted by another action Past Simple
2. two incomplete actions in progress at the same
time in the past both Past Continuous
3. an incomplete action in progress at a specific time
in the past Past Continuous
4. a description of a scene Past Continuous
5. a completed action in the past Past Simple

Words from the Text


a
b
a
b
b

4. f

1. 1. e
2. a
3. c

followed (line 3)
romantic (line 9)
slender (line 25)
grimly (line 32)
swiftly (line 52)
raised (line 56)

VOCABULARY
1. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

(page 21)

PAST PERFECT SIMPLE


1. 1. had expected
2. had expected
2. We use had + the past participle of the verb to form
the Past Perfect Simple.

1. 1. were washing
2. did ... arrive
3. called
2. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

4. didnt finish
5. wasnt talking

noticed, was following


were singing; were having
called; were doing
was explaining; interrupted
arrived; were having
was sleeping; knocked

8. 1.
2.
3.
4.

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3. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

had already escaped


had planted
had been
had finished
woke up
had forgotten
visited
reached

5.
6.
7.
8.

attacked
had often taken
were not
survived

Grammar Review
9. 1. While we were having our picnic, it started to rain. /
It started to rain while we were having
our picnic.
2. We moved after we had found a better flat. /
After we had found a better flat, we moved.
3. By the time he came to help her, she had finished
all the work. / She had finished all the work by the
time he came to help her.
4. Im leaving in a week.
5. I never listen to classical music.

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4. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

travelled
put
had done
was chasing

rescued, had sunk


hadnt saved, retired
didnt believe, had walked
saw, had stolen
Had made, went
had already got off, realised
was, had lost
didnt pass, hadnt prepared

SKILLS

5. 1. Laura fell asleep while she was watching TV. /


While she was watching TV, Laura fell asleep.
2. Elizabeth recognised Andrew because she
had met him at a party.
3. They were driving to the airport when their car
broke down. / Their car broke down when they
were driving to the airport.
4. The show had begun by the time we arrived. /
By the time we arrived, the show had begun.
5. David read the newspaper after his children
had gone to bed. / After his children had gone
to bed, David read the newspaper.
6. As I was leaving the house, our dog ran out
of the door. / Our dog ran out of the door as
I was leaving the house.
7. He packed his bags and left the house.
8. They caught the spy after he had entered enemy
territory. / After he had entered enemy territory,
they caught the spy.

(page 24)

LISTENING
A CONVERSATION
1. Possible Answers
construction worker: they often fall from heights or
are injured by heavy machinery
police officer: armed criminals may shoot them
taxi driver: they pick up dangerous passengers who
may rob or kill them
firefighter: they risk their lives when they go into
a burning building
pilot: terrorists may hijack their aircraft or they may
crash
pizza deliverer: they often have accidents while
delivering pizza or are robbed
secret agent / spy: enemy spies may kill them
war correspondent: they can be injured in crossfire
miner: they may die from lack of air and inhalation of
toxic gases

6. Possible Answers
1.
2.
3.
4.

He started to cry because he had hurt his knee.


Joan learned English while he was travelling.
John felt ill because he had eaten too much.
She had an accident because she was driving
too fast.
5. The spy destroyed the document after he / she
had memorised it.
6. I had skiing lessons while I was staying in
the Alps.

2. 1. c

2. d

3. b

3. 1. The correspondent believes she is lucky to be alive.


2. Sometimes the correspondent does not change
her clothes for a week.
3. Ellie enjoys mountain biking because she likes
living on the edge.
4. Chris believes being a war correspondent cant be
compared to mountain biking.
5. War correspondents want people to know how
terrible war is.

7. Possible Answers
1. By the time Joyce got to school, the bell had
already rung.
2. The basketball player fell as she was shooting
the ball.
3. Alan was relaxing in his room when his mum
knocked on the door.
4. The boy apologised because he knew he had been
very rude.
5. It started to rain while we were playing football.
6. Sam was pleased after he had passed his driving
test.

SPEAKING (page 25)


TALKING ABOUT A PICTURE
1. Possible Answer
A vet is taking care of a tigers teeth. Maybe the vet is
pulling out the tigers rotten tooth. The tiger is asleep
because the vet has probably anesthetised it.
2. 1. d
2. a
3. b

4. e
5. c

WRITING

LIFE SKILLS

(page 26)

A Narrative

USING A DICTIONARY

1. The writer says shell never go on a banana boat


again.

TASK QUESTIONS

2. 1. The writer and her friends Lily and Jack


(paragraph 1)
2. On the beach (paragraph 1)
3. Last summer (paragraph 1)
4. While they were riding a banana boat, they fell
into the water and Lily got hurt. (paragraphs 2
and 3)
5. The writer felt quite panicky, but they managed to
take Lily to a hospital as soon as they got to shore.
(paragraphs 2 and 3)
6. Lily was taken to the hospital. She had a broken
nose, but she wasnt seriously injured.
(paragraph 3)

1. fickle and fidget


2.

BrE

British English

prep.

preposition

adv.

adverb

v.

verb

pl.

plural

AmE

American English

adj.

adjective

n.

noun

3. a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

3. as, then, suddenly (paragraph 2), as soon as, later


(paragraph 3)
4. 1. while / as
2. When / As soon as
3. First

(page 28)

4. Then
5. When
6. In the end

phonetic spelling
other forms of the word
example sentence
definition
part of speech

4. The entry shows two parts of speech for bear (verb


and noun).

page 27
5. 5, 8, 2, 7, 1, 6, 3, 4

5. In the context of the sentence, bear is a verb


(definition number 2).

6. 1. The incident happened during our holiday.


2. We climbed onto the banana boat after we had
taken off our shoes. / After we had taken off our
shoes, we climbed onto the banana boat.
3. Eventually, Natalie felt better.
4. We started cooking the meat. Then, we saw the
bear.
5. At last, our friends came to bring us food.

6. Noun definition 3
A person that you cannot see clearly.

USE YOUR SKILLS


struggle (n): a prolonged fight or conflict
clasped: held something or somebody tightly with
the hands or arms.
strain (n): mental or physical stress caused by
extreme pressure
slammed: hit something with a lot of force
bent: to shape or force something into a curve or
angle
give up (phrasal verb): stop making an effort;
accept failure
clasp (verb and noun)

7. Possible Answers
1. At first everything was fine, but then it started to
rain heavily.
2. A man was sitting in the airport when suddenly
a woman started to scream.
3. Two people were badly injured when their car
crashed into a lorry.
4. She had destroyed the document before anyone
else could read it.
5. It felt like we had waited for hours. Finally, the
waiter asked us if we were ready to order.

3 Go For It!
page 29

3. 1. e
2. a
3. b

2. b

READING
3. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
4. 1.
2.

3.
4.

5.

6.

4. 1. win a medal, a prize, a match, an argument,


a competition, a war
2. raise an issue, a question, a salary, a flag,
a building
3. set a precedent, a table, a record, an alarm,
a date

(page 30)

Paragraph 2
Paragraph 4
Paragraph 5
Paragraph 1
Paragraph 6
Oscar Pistorius is unusual because he is a worldclass sprinter even though he has no legs.
Pistorius believed he should be allowed to
compete in the Olympics because his times were
as good as those of able-bodied athletes.
The IAAF decided not to let him compete at
Beijing.
They made this decision because they believed
that Pistorius prosthetics gave him an unfair
advantage.
They believe Pistorius has been successful because
he has so much determination and willpower. /
because he trains harder than other athletes,
sleeps better and wakes up thinking about
athletics.
The word ironically is used because in the end
the CAS decision made no difference. Pistorius
couldnt compete because he wasnt fast enough.

5. 1.
2.
3.
4.

VOCABULARY

5.
6.
7.
8.

won War
set precedent
raise issue
set record

(page 33)

SPORT AND ACHIEVEMENT


1. Possible Answers
1. skipping ropes, dumb-bells, mats, parallel bars,
tennis racquet, ball, helmet, skates
2. Gervasio Deferr, Rafael Nadal, Venus Williams
3. the European Golden Shoe Award,
the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award,
the NBA Rookie of the Year Award
4. rugby, wrestling, weightlifting
5. mountain climbing, triathlon, kayaking, cycling
6. athletics, football, basketball, skiing
7. train hard every day, lift weights, stay on a diet,
take a protein supplement

4. superhuman
5. enhance

(page 32)

Words from the Text


1. 1. True.
2. False. As technology advances, MP4s are
becoming smaller.
3. False. You cant get your licence if you fail your
driving test. / You can get your licence if you pass
your driving test.
4. False. If you seek something, you havent
found it yet.
5. True.
6. False. If you lengthen your trousers, you make
them longer.
7. True.
8. True.
2. 1. superhuman
2. devastating
3. disability

raise salary
won competition
win medals
set alarm

Topic Vocabulary

5. 1. a
2. c
3. b
6. 1. accomplishment
2. top
3. amateur

4. d
5. c

2. 1.
2.
3.
4.

training
challenge
struggled
beat an opponent

5.
6.
7.
8.

broke a record
overcame
defeat
achieve a goal

3. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

gave up
its your turn to act
cruel
understand how things work
started before the others

4. sailing: learn the ropes


boxing: throw in the towel, hit below the belt
tennis: the balls in your court
horse racing: have a head start
5. 1.
2.
3.
4.

4. willpower
5. limbs

competition
speed
endurance
training

5.
6.
7.
8.

defeat
beating
achieve
performance

GRAMMAR

Grammar Review

(page 34)

8. 1. George has worked here for four years.


2. Ben never eats meat.
3. While I was talking to my teacher you called. /
You called while I was talking to my teacher. / You
called while I was having a conversation with my
teacher.
4. Anne has never visited our country.
5. John didnt want to leave before he had seen
the garden.

PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE /


PAST SIMPLE
1. 1. b
2. c
3. a
2. a. Past Simple
b. Present Perfect Simple
c. Present Perfect Simple
3. have or has

SKILLS

4. Present Perfect Simple: already, since, just, for, yet,


so far, lately, recently, ever, never, always, still
Past Simple: yesterday, last year, then, a month ago,
never, always, for, recently, until

1. 1.
2.
3.
4.

hasnt won
Have ... ever played
have already given
have known

5.
6.
7.
8.

has always been


Has taken
havent seen
has decided

2. 1.
2.
3.
4.

ever
never
then
yet

5.
6.
7.
8.

since
last summer
just
for

3. 1.
2.
3.
4.

had
Has ... rained
Have ... seen
struggled

5.
6.
7.
8.

have explained
Did ... rain
havent ordered
has loved

5.
6.
7.
8.

have met
visited
have heard
Did write

LISTENING
A RADIO INTERVIEW
1. Possible Answer
The record keeps being broken because athletes have
become stronger and faster.
2.

havent given
has won
didnt play
Has flown

5. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

How long have you been a Chelsea supporter?


Have you ever been to any Chelsea games?
Did you go to last weeks game?
How did you feel when your team won the cup?
Have you bought tickets to the next game yet? /
Have you (already) bought tickets for the next
game?

5.
6.
7.
8.

Mark Spitz

Location

Beijing

Munich

Year

2008

1972

Number of
gold medals

eight

seven

SPEAKING (page 37)


EXCHANGING INFORMATION
1. Questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6
2. Possible Answers
When did Thierry start playing football?
He started playing football in 1984.
When did he join Arsenal?
He joined Arsenal in 1999.

6. His parents bought him a new scooter yesterday.


have always been
has grown
has become
trained

Michael Phelps

4. 1. He compares hi-tech equipment to performanceenhancing drugs.


2. Swimming goggles were first used at the Montreal
Olympics enabling swimmers to see underwater
and swim faster.
3. No, she doesnt. She believes athletes have
enough talent and determination to perform well
without all the technology.

6. Possible Answers
1. She has just broken up with her boyfriend.
2. He probably missed the bus.
3. Yes, Ive just come back from Minorca.
4. Ive just passed a difficult exam!
5. We havent won a game in two months.
7. 1.
2.
3.
4.

Swimmer

3. 1. False. More records were broken in swimming


than in other sports.
2. False. Athletes are better trained, because training
methods are much more scientifically advanced
today.
3. True.

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4. 1.
2.
3.
4.

(page 36)

imitated
didnt have
ordered
havent done

What did he start in 2005?


He started the Stand Up Speak Up campaign
against racism in football.
Why did he appear in Time magazine?
He was named a Hero and Pioneerfor his anti-racist
activism.

LIFE SKILLS

page 37
3. 1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

1984
her size
a 20-year school record
World Youth Champion
she was recovering from an operation
2007
Olympic gold
continue competing
be world champion again
win another gold medal at the next Olympics

WRITING

BOOKING TICKETS ONLINE


TASK QUESTIONS
1. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7
2. The Chelsea Fulham match on 6th February
(You wont be in London for the match on 27th
January and the match on 31st January takes place
in Liverpool.)
3. the price of the tickets
which category of tickets they can buy
the number of tickets they want

(page 38)

A Biography

4. 112 ( 90)
5. Possible Answers
1, 2 and 4

1. Possible Answers
Daida and Iballa began windsurfing at the late
age of 17.
They had almost no formal training and learned
by imitating others.
They were competing professionally within 18
months of taking up windsurfing.
Together, they hold 17 world titles.
2. 1. Paragraph 2
2. Paragraph 4

USE YOUR SKILLS


a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

3. Paragraph 3
4. Paragraph 1

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3.
subject

verb

direct
object

manner indirect
object

1. Anne

drives

her car

slowly

2. She

described

the
building

3. Dave

is meeting his friend

4. The
sprinter

may win

5. He

wrote

4. 1. b
2. a
3. a

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a gold
medal

that song

place

time

through
every
the streets morning.
before
to me

the trip.

at the caf tonight.

at the
London in 2012.
Olympics
for his in a hotel
girlfriend room.

4. a
5. b
6. a

5. 1.
2.
3.
4.

The parents are coming to school now.


Mr Jones walked slowly down the icy street.
My uncle gave me 10 last night.
My father usually cooks dinner for the family
on Fridays.
5. Children usually learn new languages easily.

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