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HAND-IN ACTIVITY:TWO CYCLE FOUR / LEVELS: VII-VIII
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I. LISTENING SECTION A. Listen to your CD R7.2 and answer the questions. 1. Why was Ian upset about his first day back at work?
______________________________________________________________________ 2. What does Molly use the Internet for? ______________________________________________________________________ 3. What does Olivia buy on the Internet? ______________________________________________________________________ 4. What is the game Ian likes to play on the Internet? ______________________________________________________________________ 5. What does Olivia use the web cam for? ______________________________________________________________________
B. Listen to and write the name of the person who said the following phrases. Clive, Molly, Ian or Olivia. 6. I just download music straight onto my MP3 player _____________
Are you thrilled to bits / having a rough time when someone says you look like a film star? 17. Letdown _____ 15. Walkout _____ 13. When was the last time you got carried away / got your act together and spend too much money? 19. Really? Wow! ___________ 10. 16.7. Choose the correct idiom. I’ve never sort of found the time to work out how to do it ______________ 8. 11. Match the words with the definitions. Outbreak _____ a. VOCABULARY SECTION A. Separation into different pieces c. how do you decide? 20. Breakup _____ 14. When was the last time you served you right / were on top of the world? 18. When people leave something in protest (10 points) B. Something that delays or stops something else happening d. Setback _____ 12. The sudden beginning of something dangerous or unpleasant b. A disappointment e. Do you keep an eye on / get carried away by your bank account to avoid identity theft? . I often come home and find he’s been sitting in the study for hours ______________ 9. If you are in two minds / are on top of the world about something. A lot of my family lives in the States _________________ II.
28. She _________ eaten so much! You _________called her. They___________ let their son go out at night. 24. You look so bad. She eats hamburgers and drinks sodas every day. 32. but I (work / not) _________ for a long time yet.III. B. Read each sentence carefully before you write your answer. 27. Put the verbs into the correct tense in the following conversation. he got in trouble! . 25. 29. She got so depressed. 31. 22. 21. 23. Use "should have or shouldn’t have”. He needed to travel more! You__________ seen the doctor. A: (you / find) _____________ a box with old photos there? I (look) ________ for it for ages. 26. Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Progressive. 30. GRAMMAR SECTION (20 points) A. They caused such a serious accident. B: I (discover / not) __________ it yet. He_________ married so young. I have just come in to eat something. A: I (call) ___________ for you for half an hour. Where have you been? B: I (tidy) _____________ up the shed in the garden. They_________ cut these trees before.
. So much 34. so b.. such c. have her car repaired c. a.. a.. such c.. so b. Make a cross “X” on the right answer. so much 35. to get my hair cut b. So c.. so many D. Choose the right answer.C. a. a. _____ paper is used nowadays that we are gradually losing our forests. 33. She needs to. so much 36... Professor Jansen's data was _____ crucial to our theory that we could not have succeeded without it.. I have had _____ problems with my project that I have decided to start over..... The analysts were surprised by _____ strong prices in the market. have her car repairs b. 38. to cut my hair c.. such c. to gotten my hair cut 39.. a. _____ foods may decrease the risk of heart attack. so much 37. I'm going . has his car repairing . at the new hairdresser's a.. such a c.. Such b. so b. a.. so b.
Of course. "always gave you the story behind his wines."Can you imagine. somebody to fix IV. 1 b.40. somebody fix c. took another sip of wine. After a moment he looked up with watery eyes. and dabbed his lips with the corner of his napkin. That's the way to know what you're drinking. somebody fixing (20 points) The Winepressby Josef Essberger "You don't have to be French to enjoy a decent red wine. Then he made the strangest statement."A truly full-bodied Bordeaux." he would add with a laugh. What d'yousay?""Yes." Charles Jousselin de Gruse used to tell his foreign guests whenever he entertained them in Paris. 'is the best vintage in the world. and there were tears in his eyes. and we came to a cask that made him frown. One of them was the most extraordinary story I ever heard.After a lifetime in the French diplomatic corps.DeGruse and his wife exchanged glances. "that there are people who actually serve wines they know nothing about?""Really?" said one of the guests. This evening's guests were all European and all equally convinced that immigration was at the root of Europe's problems." said the other politician. winey nose. and from the first-floor windows you could see the brightly lit bateaux-mouches passing through the arches of the Pont du Carrousel..""A matter of pedigree." he said warmly. The party moved on to a dish of game served with a more vigorous claret. You must've had bags of experience of this sort of thing. Charles." continued de Gruse as though the Dutchman had not spoken. the Count de Gruse lived with his wife in an elegant townhouse on Quai Voltaire. a German politician."Well?" said the Dutchman. Nothing to do with race or colour. General.Bags!" Without another word. and one of the guests turned to de Gruse. But it started its life far from the country where it was grown. "a wine among wines. And.' he said.."Personally. Take this place I used to visit in Bordeaux. Charles. before I uncork a bottle I like to know what's in it. de Gruse picked up his glass and introduced his bulbous."This fellow.'" De Gruse paused to check that his guests were being served. with a well deserved reputation as a generous host and an amusing raconteur. READING SECTION I. He asked if I agreed with him that red Bordeaux was the best wine in the world. He had always concealed his contempt for such ideas. They all agreed that it was the best wine they had ever tasted.""But how? How can anyone be sure?" "I like to hunt around the vineyards." shesaid.."Come on. I agreed. he had never much cared for these particular guests.DeGruse leaned forwards. in his winery.One by one the little white lights along the Seine were coming on..At the age of . cultivated of course..The first of the red Bordeaux was being served with the veal."'The wine in this cask.. in any case. monchéri. I got to know the winegrower there personally. the central heating a." asked de Gruse. He was a likeable man. Reading No. I really must get ."The four guests held their glasses to the light and studied their blood-red contents. "But you do have to be French to recognize one. We were tasting. Charles de Gruse said nothing. it's simple arithmetic. This is the story he told them."Do tell them. as the claret was poured.
the white women. and nobody could understand why. But the women in France. He cared only about sex. It was a genuine coup de foudre." he said. It soon became obvious that Faniry was jealous. Go to bed! You're drunk. When he denied that." she said. breathing heavily. You could not blame him. was gone forever. And take that paint off. for both of them.""Don't be absurd. At seventeen she was ravishing. Even above the fumes from the pressed grapes he could smell that she had been drinking. their eyes turned towards him.She started with insinuations. Pierre . she would refuse to speak for a week or more. One Friday evening. and he was very well-off. artless ones that Pierre hardly even recognized. Then he raised his arm and switched the current off. and went to bed. Pierre took the next flight home to attend the funeral and manage the vineyard left by his father. or "Desire" in Malagasy. working on a new electric winepress. Then she tried blunt accusation in the privacy of their bedroom. but it took all his strength to keep the knife from his throat. In the Malagasy sunlight her skin was golden. but with Faniry he settled down to running the vineyard. She was in tears."Of course. they were the tarts. Often. She snatched a knife from the wall and lunged at him with it. She walked straight up to Pierre. His family. I won't go into the details at table."The general's wife cleared her throat. But he was very happily married. Then. Within five months they were married. He was alone. Even of the peasant girls who picked the grapes and giggled at her funny accent. excessively made up. but all the past insults and humiliating scenes welled up inside him. a telegram came from France. The grape-pickers had left. Faniry had no family. Faniry followed two weeks later. It won award after award. and pressed herself against him. "you didn't taste it?""No."But. Pierre stood. It makes you look like a tart. fathomless eyes. Her black. "Pierre fed the rest of the body into the press and tidied up. blinded by jealousy. He was obsessed with it. Pierre's parents and his only brother had been killed in a car crash. he told everyone Faniry had finally left him and gone back to Madagascar. flung her arms around his neck.But he was wrong. Nothing he did or said could help. That was the extraordinary thing.twenty-one. The guests shuddered visibly and de Gruse paused in his story. life in Bordeaux would not be so bad. Of the maids." he continued. He looked away until a sickening sound told him it was over. I'm going to have a baby. "Sixty-five was a bad year for red Bordeaux. And with white women. She screamed. His guests sat motionless. Pierre was down in the winery. framed large. which hung straight beside her cheeks. even though they did not strictly approve of it. though whether from the pain or the fumes he was not sure. He had never cared for her." she sighed. waist-length hair. but Pierre's parents came out from France for the wedding. Suddenly the door opened and Faniry entered. Then he went up to the house. he reasoned. had a bath. Except for Pierre's. In Madagascar she had no match. as the screw of the press caught at her hair and dragged her in. The angel that Pierre had married in Madagascar had become a termagant. ate a meal. In France she was jealous of everyone. and for three years the young couple lived very happily on the island of Madagascar.that was the name he gave the winegrower . Perhaps."He paused again. "what shall we do?"He badly wanted her. simple. the winery. She convinced herself that Pierre made love to each of them in turn. and he was welcome to them."Darling. the plantations. The screw bit slowly into her shoulder and she screamed again. and she stumbled towards the winepress. By the third vine-harvest it was obvious to everyone that they loathed each other."Well. darling. Within two weeks he had fallen for a local girl called Faniry.had been sent by his father to spend some time with his uncle in Madagascar."But. surely. The next day. and when at last she spoke it would only be to scream yet more abuse or swear again her intention to leave him. one day. Eventually he pushed her off. He pushed her away. . idyllic days under a tropical sun. and the lazy. she resorted to violent. Then she fainted. Of the secretary. struggling to free herself. humiliating denouncements in the kitchens."Faniry's face blackened and she threw herself at him with new accusations. No-one was surprised. I didn't taste it. Pierre was grief-stricken.
Where were Count de Gruse's dinner guests from? _The guests were all European___ 42. what did Pierre do with his wife's body? __Put it on the winepress_ 49. "you don't mean to tell me we're drinking this damned woman now. What was distinctive about the wine Pierre made? _The aroma of Faniry_ 50. with a well deserved reputation as a generous host and an amusing raconteur with bulbous. cultivated of course. d'you?"DeGruse gazed impassively at the Englishman. Why was Faniry a jealous woman? _____Because she didn’t have competition at Madascar."How could I refuse? It isn't every day that one finds such a pedigree. what did Pierre and Faniry own? _A winery_ 45. "Everyone knows that the best vintage should always come first. Which of the following describes Count de Gruse's appearance? _ He was a likeable man.""And you didn't. Gruse. er." Now. 41."But look here. General. Which wine are the guests drinking while the Count is telling his story? _Red Bordeaux _ . The other guests looked around uneasily at each other. According to the Count's story."Heaven forbid. answer the questions. What did Faniry tell Pierre that she might do? _____Leave him_ 47. buy any?" asked the general. Why did Faniry stumble towards the winepress? ___Because Pierre pushed her___ 48. They did not understand.though Pierre did assure me his wife had lent the wine an incomparable aroma. but on Bordeux all the women were beautiful __ 46. The Dutchman shifted awkwardly in his seat. his glass poised midway between the table and his open lips." he said slowly. What did Count de Gruse think of his guests? _ He had never much cared for these particular guests ______ 43. According to Charles' story. winey nose______ 44."There was a long silence." said the general at last.
Producers specifically select the participants. it is claimed. to surveillance. outwardly in talent and performance programs such as Pop Idol.focused productions such as Big Brother. has agreed with this assessment. and features ordinary people rather than professional actors. Reality television covers a wide range of television programming formats. with participants put in exotic locations or abnormal situations. creating a completely fabricated world in which the competition plays out. creator of Survivor and other reality shows. Although the genre has existed in some form or another since the early years of television. on the ABC show. and settings to encourage particular behaviours and conflicts.or voyeurism. from game or quiz shows which resemble the frantic. presents unscripted dramatic or humorous situations. In competition-based programs such as Big Brother and Survivor. 2 Reality Television Reality television is a genre of television programming which. For example. Mark Burnett. Part of reality television's appeal is due to its ability to place ordinary people in extraordinary situations. and with events on screen manipulated through editing and other post-production techniques. It could be described as a form of artificial or "heightened" documentary. and other special-living-environment shows like The Real World. Reading No.II. documents actual events. sometimes coached to act in certain ways by off-screen handlers. Reality television also has the potential to turn its participants into national celebrities. the producers design the format of the show and control the day-to-day activities and the environment. The Bachelor. and avoids the word "reality" . and use carefully designed scenarios. often demeaning programmes produced in Japan in the 1980s and 1990s (a modern example is Gaki no tsukai). an eligible male dates a dozen women simultaneously. the current explosion of popularity dates from around 2000. Critics say that the term "reality television" is somewhat of a misnomer and that such shows frequently portray a modified and highly influenced form of reality. events. challenges. Some commentators have said that the name "reality television" is an inaccurate description for several styles of program included in the genre. though frequently Survivor and Big Brother participants also reach some degree of celebrity. travelling on extraordinary dates to scenic locales.
d. it shows average people in exceptional circumstances. has been popular since approximately 2000. the name is inaccurate. everyone agrees with the statement. it uses exotic locations c. 52. 54. it uses exotic locations c. the writer says 'it is claimed' because a. d. 51. it can turn ordinary people into celebrities. Reality television has a. . it shows eligible males dating women. Reality TV appeals to some because a. is the only place to produce demeaning TV shows b. People have criticised reality television because a. has produced demeaning TV shows copied elsewhere c. 55. d. has been popular since well before 2000 c. It really is not reality TV. It really is unscripted drama." Now answer the questions.to describe his shows. has only been popular since 2000. c. b. they want to distance themselves from the statement. always been this popular. it is demeaning. it shows reality. b. invented surveillance focused productions. In the first line. produced Big Brother. they agree with the statement. d. b. no one agrees with the statement. 53. he has said. "I tell good stories. d. b. Japan a.
58. d. c. d. are definitely reality TV. to make a fabricated world 59. b. is less likely to turn its participants into celebrities than Big Brother. on the ground of talent. are theatre. is a critic of reality TV. for all programs. . b. b. Pop Idol a. c. to create conflict among other things. only for special-living-environment shows. 57. b. thinks the term 'reality television' is inaccurate. d. is a dating show. d. The term 'reality television' is inaccurate a. c. was a participant on Survivor. for talent and performance programs.56. are scripted. Paul Burnett a. for special-living-environment programs. b. is more likely to turn its participants into celebrities than Big Brother. have good narratives. c. just for Big Brother and Survivor. turns all its participants into celebrities. Shows like Survivor a. 60. writes the script for Survivor. Producers choose the participants a. c. d.
how. *Use reported speech to explain what happened. *Make sure you answer the following questions: when. *Use connectors and the appropriate grammar structures *Write a title .V. write about it. where. who. etc. WITING SECTION (20 points) Read about a “Crime” that happened in Ecuador and. in 140 words.
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