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Correção dos exercícios do livro didático

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Respostas :
a) The text contains : a main topic and four subtopics.
b) The title and subheadings suggest that technology in the classroom is viewed as something
: positive.

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a) Which keywords best connect to the main idea of the text ?

Technology – education
b) According to the text, what do teachers want ?
They want more technology in the classroom at a reduced cost.

1. The text is divided into four parts (a-d) listed on the left. What is the main topic of each
part? Write the answers in your notebook. Use expressions from the box on the right.

a) Teachers want more tech – The amount of technology used in the classroom.
b) Teachers want affordable tech – Obstacles to use technology in the
c) Teachers want web-based tools – Popular technological resources used in the
d) Teachers want to engage students – reasons for teachers to use technology in
the classroom.

2. Replace the icon * with the statistics from the box on the right to complete the following
statements. Write the answers in your notebook.
a) Three-in-four teachers want to have more technology in the classroom.
b) About one-in-five teachers believe they have the right level of technology in the classroom.
c) 76% of teachers use technology to respond a variety of learning styles.

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2. Nowadays, internet users in the US don’t spend only 46 minutes a day on the Internet
as in the past. They spend long hours online.

a) The main purpose of this infographic is to :
present some interesting facts about English as a world language.
b) The Present Simple tense is used in all sentences to talk about :
facts and generalizations.
c) In “India has over 125,000,000 ESL speakers”, the subject is :
d) In “English belongs to everyone or to no one”, the subject is :
e) These two subject ( from items C and D) can be replaced by the pronoun:
It ( 3rd person singular).
f) In “English belongs to everyone or to one”, we add S to the main verb because the subject is
equivalent to :
It ( 3rd person singular).

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4. Choose the correct verb form in parentheses to complete each sentence below.
Respostas :
a) The good language learner has the courage to experiment and take risks.
b) The good language learner tries out different strategies learn vocabulary.
c) The good language learner goes for communication and accuracy.
d) The good language learner looks for opportunities to learn inside and outside the


• A) 1903 : Edward Binney and Harold Smith co-invent crayons.

• B) 1921 : Artificial life begins – the first robot built.
• C) 1937: Chester F. Carlson invents the photocopier.
• D) 1945 : Vannevar Bush proposes hypertxt.

7. The Present Simple tense is used in the sentences to make past events more vivid.

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Text – My sister is always on the phone .

8. a) In Bruce’s opinion, to be always on the phone is something :

9. Which verbs in the poem are in the Present Simple tense?
’s ,see, doesn’t do, is, are, don’t think
10. Replace each icon with don’t or doesn’t to complete the following sentences.
a) don’t
b) doesn’t
11. Turn the following sentences into the negative form to make true statements about the text.
a) The girl in the poem doesn’t have good grades.
b)The girl and her brother don’t have the same opinion about school.
12. Replace each icon with before or after to complete the following sentence.
Frequency adverbs like always and never are used after the verb be and before the main verb.

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14. b) My sister always talks on the phone.

c) She never does her homework.
15. Match the questions and answers about the text as in the example below. Write the answers in
your notebook.
a) Do teachers have an appetite for more technology?
Yes, they do.
b) Does technology cost too little for most teachers ?
No, it doesn’t.
c) Why do teachers use technology in the classroom?
Because they want to increase students’motivation, reinforce and expand on content
and respond to a variety of learning styles.
d) What do teachers use as popular tech resources in the classroom?
Websites,online images and online games or activities.
e) Who wants more technology in the classroom?
a) do + subject (I/you/we/they) + main verb; does+ subject (he/she/it)+ main verb.
b) a e b.

17. a) why
b) who
c) what

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19 )
a) Why do you surf on the Internet ?
b) Who uses the Internet in your home ?
c) What do you think of the use of the Internet in the classroom?
Question Auxiliary Subject Main Complement
word verb verb

a. ______ Do teachers have an appetite for more technology ?

b. ______ Does technology cost too high for most teachers ?

c. Why do teachers use technology in the classroom?

d. What do teachers use as popular tech resources in the


e. Who _________ __________ wants more technology in the classroom?

20 )

Sugestões de respostas :
Are you familiar with computers ?
Who usually helps you if you have a problem with a computer ?
Do you know any TI professional?
Do you download songs, fims, etc ?
Do you usually make backups of your files ?
Do you use flash drives to back up your files ?
Do you use flash drives to share files with your friends ?

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a) In all sentences the verbs are used to :

encourage people to save energy.
b) The sentences contain verbs in the :
c) This verb form is used to ( mark more than one option) :
Give orders , make suggestions , give advice or instructions.
d) In the sign “Don’t waste our future. Recycle. don’t is used to :
Form the Negative Imperative.

For questions E and F consider the fragment below :

Keep doors and windows closed when heating or using refrigerative air conditioning.
e) The same idea is expressed in :
Don’t keep doors and windows open when heating….
f) To make the instruction emphatic, we can say :
Do keep doors and windows closed when heating…

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a) The verbs in the imperative are used for :

Eco Tips
b) The verbs in the Present Simple tense are used for :
Eco facts.
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a) wastes / turn off / b) produces / remember / c) is / think


6 . destroy – destroying
look – looking
become – becoming
settle – settling
get – getting
stop – stopping
die – dying
lie – lying

7. a . is becoming
b. are planning
c. are / planning
d. aren’t / are not thinking

8. What is the Amazon ?

For people who have never been to Brazil, the Amazon is a massive jungle full of
anacondas, howler monkeys and lost Indian trribes. To the Brazilian government, and to the
Brazilian people, it is more than that. In Amazonas state, the largest state in the north of Brazil,
Manaus city is home to 1.8 million people, nearly half the state’s 3.4 million population, according
to the Brazilian censos bureau IBGE’s 2010 data. In Pará, another large Amazon state, there are
7.5 million inhabitants. That doesn’t count the five other states, including parts of Mato Grosso,
that constitute the Amazon biome,Brazil’s largest geographic área bar none.Over six million people
live in those five states, and they need to work, they need to eat, and they need electricity. And their
numbers are growing. It is the one parto f Brazil where the population is growing fastest. It is the
emerging Market within the emerging nation that is Brazil. To keep the lights on without burning
fóssil fuels, Brazil is committed to hydro power.

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9 . a) a preconceived idea about the Amazon, probably from people who do not know the
.... b) “The Amazon”and “a massive jungle full of anacondas, howler monkeys and lost Indian
.... c) with no exceptions.
... d) to talk about a fact.
... e) to talk about a change happening around now.

10. Respostas : b ) III ; c) II ; d) I ; e) V ; f) VI ; g) IV

11. Respostas : b) who ; c) what ; d) when ; e ) where ; f ) why ; g) how many

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12. Respostas :

.. .. a ) tourists ; vacations
.... b) Brazil ; people

13. we use possessive adjectives before a noun or a noun frase.

14. Respostas :
... .. its / their

15. Respostas :
..... a ) its
..... b) our /our/ Our
.... c) Her
..... d) His
..... e) Their
..... f) my