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2º Bach Christmas task

2º Bach Christmas task

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Bach Christmas task

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Unit 1

Vocabulary
1 Complete the sentences with the words below.
unfit • protein • nutritious • diet • recover • strength • appetite • exhausted
1. Sweets and chips aren’t ……………………… .
2. He eats a lot because he’s got a big ……………………… .
3. You’re ……………………… . Why don’t you start running?
4. When you aren’t feeling well, a nutritious diet will help you ……………………… .
5. If you don’t go to sleep, you’ll be ……………………… .
6. A vegetarian ……………………… doesn’t include meat.
7. Cheese, eggs and meat are good sources of ……………………… .
8. Hercules had the ……………………… of ten men.
2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in brackets. Use the prefixes un-, dis-, im-,
in-, multi-, under-, over- or pre-.
1. It’s ……………………… (polite) to talk with food in your mouth.
2. Would you like to buy this ……………………… (purpose) cleaning spray? You can use it on anything in your home.
3. I’m sorry, your answer is ……………………… (correct). Would you like to try again?
4. My father takes the ……………………… (ground) train to work every day.
5. I stayed ……………………… (night) at my friend’s house.
6. Could you please ……………………… (lock) the door for me? I forgot my keys.
7. I ……………………… (agree) with you. I like the other one better.
8. In order to reserve your tickets, you must ……………………… (pay).
3 Choose the correct word to form a collocation.
1. lose – recovery / weight / health
2. balanced – diet / vitamin / strength
3. watch your – weight / flavour / appetite
4. light – iron / recovery / meal
5. quick – recovery / appetite / weight
6. catch – health / a diet / a cold
7. poor – calcium / health / strength
8. gain – vitamins / iron / weight
4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the collocations from Exercise 3.
1. Leanne ……………………… because she went swimming in the middle of the winter.
2. My grandmother got so thin that her doctors put her on a high fat diet so she would ……………………… .
3. Susan ……………………… when she was ill.
4. I don’t like eating a lot at night. Let’s order a ……………………… .
5. Mr Jones is very old and is in ……………………… . He rarely gets out of bed.

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6. A ……………………… consists of all the food groups.
7. You should ……………………… if you don’t want to get fat.
8. Paul was ill, but he made a ……………………… .

5 Choose the correct answer.
1. I … to Paris many times, but this trip is the most exciting.
a. have been c. will have been
b. had been d. was
2. Tim couldn’t do the homework because he … his books the day before.
a. have lost c. didn’t lose
b. had lost d. will have lost
3. They had read the book before they … the film.
a. saw c. will have seen
b. had seen d. has seen
4. By the time you read this letter, I … the country.
a. had left c. will have left
b. have left d. left
5. He … cooking before he got the job.
a. hasn’t studied c. hadn’t studied
b. won’t have studied d. didn’t study
6 Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Perfect Simple, Past Perfect Simple or
Future Perfect Simple.
1. I ……………………… (already move) out of the city when you arrived in 2001.
2. John ……………………… (not read) the book by next week.
3. The dogs ……………………… (not eat) yet. Can you feed them?
4. The film starts in an hour. ……………………… they ……………………… (finish) their homework by then?
5. How much money ……………………… the children already ……………………… (spend) on sweets?
7 Complete the sentences with the words in brackets. Use the Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect
Continuous.
1. Why did you go to the doctor?
Because .................................................................................................... . (my leg / hurt / all week)
2. Do you like Martin?
I don’t know. I ......................................................................................................... . (just meet / him)
3. Did you go out with Janis yesterday?
No, I ....................................................................................................... . (not see / her / for a week)
8 Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the affirmative or negative of the Present Perfect
Continuous or Past Perfect Continuous.
swim • do • shop • cook
1. I hope you’re hungry. I ……………………… all day!
2. Robert ……………………… well at school before his parents hired a tutor.
3. We ……………………… for hours when we decided to give up. We weren’t going to find the jacket we wanted.

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4. Your hair is wet. ……………………… you ……………………… ?
9 Choose the correct answer.
1. So you’re finally here! I waited / have been waiting / had waited for you since ten o’clock.
2. Why won’t you have come / didn’t you come / haven’t you come to Sam’s party last night?
3. I’m not hungry. I will have had / have had / have been having dinner.
4. Dan left the football team because he has been suffering / had been suffering / has suffered from poor health.
He’s feeling better now and may return.
5. By this time next year, they will have travelled / have travelled / have been travelling to India.

10. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Usethe Present Perfect Simple, Present
Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Simple, Past Perfect Continuous and Future Perfect Simple.

1. It was midnight. I .......................... (read) for over four hours. No wonder I was feeling tired.
2. I .......................... (save) for my trip for two years.I can't wait to leave.
3. .......................... we .......................... (study) all the grammar in the syllabus by the end of the year?
4. I was late for the lesson. The teacher .......................... (give) the test when I got to class.
5. He had to postpone his trip because he .......................... (not save) enough money.
6. By the time you receive this letter, I ......................... (return) home.
7. I .......................... (not drive) for long when I ran out of petrol.
8. .......................... she always .......................... (live) in this neighbourhood?
9. I .......................... (not eat) since the morning. I am starving.
10. She doesn’t deserve a holiday. She .......................... (not work) hard recentl


Unit 2
1 Choose the correct answer.
1. Paul is out of work. He’s been unemployed / hired / fired for a year.
2. Sharon is very challenging / ambitious / workable. She wants to be the director.
3. The manager told me that I would have to get a university degree before I could get retirement / physical strength /
a promotion.
4. She admitted that she had worked before, but that she wasn’t very helpful / experienced / unemployed.
5. I work overtime / organisations / employees almost every day. Some days I work 12 hours.
6. Sara was fired / hired / retired to be the new secretary. I’ve heard she’s very good.
7. My mum’s employment / employer / promotion told her she was doing a good job.
8. I’m having a problem with my computer. I need some experience / assistance / application.

2 Choose the correct answer.
1. Dan asked me what I think / thought / am thinking of Timothy’s work experience.
2. Peter suggested going / went / to go to the cinema.
3. His sister wanted to know whether he is going / he was going / was he going to the lecture.
4. Jennifer complained that she will have to work / has to work / had to work extra hours the following day.
5. Andrea said that they wouldn’t finish / won’t finish / can’t finish their report that day.
6. The boys reported that it began / had begun / will begin snowing two hours before.

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3 Complete the sentences. Use reported speech.
1. “Janet has just returned from India,” Matthew said.
Matthew said ......................................................................................................................... .
2. “Let’s go out tonight,” Harry suggested.
Harry suggested that ............................................................................................................. .
3. “Can you give me some more information about the job?” Sandra asked the manager.
Sandra asked the manager whether ...................................................................................... .
4. “It will definitely snow tomorrow,” the weatherman predicted.
The weatherman predicted that ............................................................................................. .
5. “Where did you find this book?” Donna asked.
Donna asked ......................................................................................................................... .
4 Choose the correct verb in brackets. Then rewrite the sentences in reported speech.
1. Anne: “My parents won’t allow me to work after school.” (complain / suggest)
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2. Shop manager: “We are closing the shop early today.” (order / explain)
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3. Teacher: “If you complete the assignment by next week, you’ll get extra marks.” (enquire / promise)
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4. Tim: “Don’t forget the party next week, Sam.” (remind / suggest)
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5. Rewrite the sentences in direct speech.

1. James complained that they had been working too hard since the week before.
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2. Sandra suggested flying to Italy the following week.
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3. The workers warned Paul that they wouldn’t finish the repairs unless he paid them.
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4. Peter asked Mike if he was starting his new job that day.
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5. Linda wanted to know when I was coming home.
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6. Dan’s mum told him not to eat with his mouth open.
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7. Her brother said that he usually studied maths on Tuesdays, but that his lesson had been cancelled the day before.
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6. Write an opinion essay about one of the following issues: What do you think about smoking in public spaces? /
What do you think about increasing the working age to 67? (100-150 words)

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