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Answer key

Unit 2
Reading
Ex 1
A [Suggested answer only] The table tennis players’ reception at the airport
B [Suggested answer only] What Li had done and how he had felt since winning his silver medal
C [Suggested answer only] The players’ parents
D [Suggested answer only] The players’ fans

Ex 2
1 D 3 B
2 A 4 C

Ex 3
1 [Suggested answer only] It’s about Ronaldo’s strengths as a footballer and a person.
2 [Suggested answer only] It’s about why Jackie Chan is the right choice as the first local celebrity to be
represented at Madame Tussauds.
3 [Suggested answer only] It’s about Walt Disney’s road to success.

Ex 4
[Suggested answers only] adventurer, trained fighter, speaks, languages, poses, photo-journalist,
adventures, involve, ‘raiding tombs’, searching for, objects, adventures, lead, places, world, opportunities ,
fighting skills
A SI
B MI
C SI

Ex 5
A T
B F
C F
D T
E F

Ex 6
1 verb, adjective; produced, famous
2 adverb, noun; easily, champion
3 verb, adjective; trained, professional
4 adjective, verb; successful, won
5 verb, connective; participate, because
6 adjective, noun; disappointed, tournament
7 connective, noun; Instead, player

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Ex 7
1 early 4 successful
2 wasting / ruining 5 won
3 However

Ex 8
1 before, However
2 Moreover, because
3 until, Alternatively

Ex 9
1 C 4 A
2 G 5 B
3 D

Practice for the exam


Text 1
1 3 12 B
2 D 13 A
3 D 14 B
4 A 15 B
5 B 16 D
6 C 17 E
7 False 18 A
8 Not Given 19 B
9 True 20 B
10 Not Given 21 C
11 Not Given

Writing
Ex 10
1 E 3 B
2 H 4 D

Ex 11
[Suggested answers only]
Opening paragraph: Sorry to hear about your problem
2nd paragraph: 1st idea: Ask her to stop smoking — explain your parents are worried
Pros: If she likes you, she might stop
Cons: She might refuse to stop smoking and stop seeing you

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3rd paragraph: 2nd idea: Talk to your parents — say you still want to see her but promise not to
smoke
Pros: They’ll be happy they can trust you
Cons: They might still ban you from seeing her
Closing paragraph: Good luck. Tell me what happens

Practice for the exam


Task 1
Model answer

Ex 12
1 that Hong Kong is boring
2 offers a wide range of activities
3 extremely interesting and enjoyable
4 I went to a new restaurant called American Diner in Kowloon
5 staff were on roller skates and the jukebox played 1950s music

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Ex 13

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Practice for the exam


Task 2
Model answer

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