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Listen and practice.

In the spring, people In the summer, people . . . .


I play golf r-l play baseball
n play soccer r_l play tennis
I play volleyball
r--l go swimming

In the fall, people In the winteq people . . . .


r play football ll play hockey
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T go bike riding
x go hiking

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Sources: Adapted fron ESFN inioiniioi
interviews with people between the ages of l8 and S0
What sports are popular in your country? Check (/) the sporfs.
Do you like sports? What sports do you play or watch?

fl] coNVERSartoN t tove sports.


A# Listen and practice.
Lauren: So, Justin, what do you do in your free time?
Justin: Well, I love sports.
Lauren: Really? What sports do you like?
Justin: Hmm. Hockey, baseball, and soccer
are my favorites.
Lauren: Wow, you're a really good athlete!
When do you play all these sports?
Justin: Oh, I don't play these sports.
I just watch them on television!

B Fair work what do you do in your free time?


Telt your partner.

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E What sports do you play?


Who do you play baseball with?
I play hockey and baseball.
I play with some friends from work. We have a tearn.
,; Where do you play?
1; How often do you practice?
We play at Hunter Park.
We practice once or twice a week.
lj When do you practice?
What time do you start?
We practice on Sundays.
We start at ten o'clock in the morning.
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A Complete the conversations with the correct Wh-question
words. Then practice with a partner.

t; 1. A: I watch sports on television every weekend.


t; B: Really? \NhAt SBartS do you like to watch?
A: Soccer. It's my favorite!
L- B: do you usually watch soccer?
lt- A: On Sunday afternoons.
L- B: And do you usually watch it? At home?
1; A: No, at my friend's house. He has a really big television!
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2. A:
B:
. do you go bike riding?
Oh, about once a month.

l; A: I love to go bike riding. f go every Sunday.


Really? .
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do you go?
Usually at about one o'clock.
l; B: Oh, yeah? do you usually go with?

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A: My sister. Come with us next time!

B Complete the conversation with questions.


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Then compare with a partner.

A: VVhat spqrts dq yau lik, ?


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B: I like a lot of sports, but
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I really love volleyball!

B: I usually play with my sister and some friends.


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B: We practice on Saturdays.
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rj B: We start at about noorl.


L- A:?
l- B: We usually play in our yard, but sometimes we play at the beach.

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Ask your partner fi.ve questions
L- about sports. Then tell the class.
L- A: What sports do you like?
L- B: I like baseball and soccer.
A: When do you play baseball?
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LISTENING what sports do you like?
# Listen to the conversations about sports'
Complete the chart.

1, Lisa tgnni;
2. John
3. Sue
4. Hen ry

CfiNVERSATIQN I can't sing.


# Listen and practice.

IGyla: oh, look. There's a talent contest


on SaturdaY. Let's enter' torn*f*u S*g @e-&*E'
Phitip: I can't enter a talent contest.
What can I do?
Kay1a: You can sing reallY weII'
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efriUp: Oh, thanks. . . . We11, You can, too' l
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Kavl: Oh, no. I can't sing at aII - but I
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can PIaY the Piano'


Philip: So maybe we can enter the contest'
Kay1a: Sure. WhY not?
efritip: OK. Let's practice tornorrow!

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PR0NUNCIATI0N Can and can't


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I can act, but I can't sing very

B wor* your partner reads a sentence from


pair
the left or right column. Check (,/) the sentence you hear.

1. I can sing. i I I can't sing'


2. I can act. i I I can't act'
3. I I can dance. ffi I can't dance'
4. I I can swim. tr3 I can't swim'

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He can sing very well.


She can't sing at all.
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she
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sing? Yes,
No,
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he
she
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they
can.
can't.
What Gon l do?
You Gan sing.

Who can sing?


Philip can.

A Kay1a is talking about things she can and can't do.


Complete these sentences. Then compare with a Partner.

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1. I..Cl.tl.'t. d.raw. act. 3. I 4. I fix cars.

5. I .. play 6. I... ice-skate 7.I.. play 8. I ....... !... cook


tennis. very well. the piano. at all.

B ffmsr ,., . I Ask and answer questions about the pictures in part A.

A: Can Kayla draw?


B: No, she can't.

your classmates do the things in part A? Ask and

A: Can you draw, Pedro?


B: No, I can't. How about You, Sachiko?
C: I can't draw. But I can act!

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# Listen to three people talk about their abilities.
Check (/) the things they can do well.

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2. Liz
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WORD POWEB
A --\ complete the word map with abilities and talents from the list.
Then listen and check.

/ bake a cake
design a Web page Musical or artistic Athletic
do gymnastics
fix a car
fix a motorcycle
paint pictures
play chess
play the violin - "_ '_'- --- --_

i: Teehnical or mechanical
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ride a horse ii
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sing English songs ai


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tell good jokes l


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B Group work who can do the$hings in part A?


Make a list of guesses about your classmates.
A: Who can bake a cake?
ca ke
B: I bet Sophie can.
C: Who can design a Web page? a \tVeb

G :,' Go around the room and check your guesses.

A: Sophie, can you bake a cake?


B: Yes, f can.

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Learn more about your classmates' hidden talents.
Go to Interchange 10 at the back of the book.

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lG How many different kinds of races can You think of?

Take eight or ten days OnIy possible in Aias-


the lditarod Sled
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to Race Across America ...
from lrvine, California, Dog Race.
to Savannah, Georgia.
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this 2,900-mile (4,667
Race from downtown
Anchorage to Nome -
ove r 1 ,1 50 m iles (1 ,85 0

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-1: kilometer) bicycle race.
ln this race, there are
kilometers) through
cold, wind, and snow.

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sleep. For eight to ten
Winners usually finish
the course in 9 lo 12

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only about three hours
days and receive cash
prizes!

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New York City's
each day!
Race on the exciting
white waters of the

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Empire State Building
in the Empire State
Building Run-Up!
Arkansas River in the
Downriver Race.
Winners cornplete the

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(320 meterr) - 86
25.7 miles (41.5
kilometers) in just
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Winners can reach the
two hours!
Ths is the longest

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top in just 10
minutes. Can you?
to 1 1 downriver race in
the U.S. One person.

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One boat. Take
the challenge!

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tb A Read the article. Then complete the chart.

t 1, Empire State Building Run-Up


2. Race Across America
3. Downriver Race
4. Iditarod Sled Dog Race

B #r.mexp ** Make up a race. What is it called? Where is it?


* What is the distance? What can you win?

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