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Vocabulary
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Circle the word that doesnt belong.


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Choose the correct answer.


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sociable hard-working friendly outgoing


slim petite well-built thin
considerate arrogant impolite dishonest
reliable immature organised successful
attractive pretty gorgeous independent

I love those gorgeous / moody / shy shoes in the shop window.


Its 6.00 am and shes singing. How can she be so honest / reliable / cheerful at this time of the day?
I wish I had tall / straight / calm hair like yours. It always looks so nice.
Vanessa dates older boys because those her own age arent stubborn / outgoing / mature enough.

Complete the sentences with the words below.


polite shy stubborn curly arrogant
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Thomas is so , he thinks hes the best at everything.


Dont be afraid to join in our online chat. Talk to us, dont be !
Williams hair is blond and .
In England, people are so . Everyone says Excuse me! and Thank you.
Laura says she would rather be cold than wear a coat. She is so .

Write the opposite of the adjectives below in the correct column.


polite friendly successful attractive dependent reliable organised
considerate patient honest sociable mature
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Complete the sentences with the adjectives below. Add a prefix if necessary.
successful moody organised honest sociablepolite patient attractive
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He won the award for most businessman because he made over eight million dollars.
My neighbour doesnt talk to anyone. He is an man who doesnt like contact with other people.
It will be difficult to sell that house because it is so . You should paint it.
You can tell that the store manager is an person. Everything in the store is in the right place and easy to
find.
It is very to push other people even if you are in a hurry.
I dont trust Jack. Everyone told me hes .
Ben is such a child. One minute he is crying and the next minute hes laughing.
You need to be very when you go to the post office because the queue is very long.

Complete the passage with the words below.


unattractive inconsiderate dishonest blonde hard-working reliable

IN HER SHOES
Curtis Hansons entertaining film In Her Shoes is about two sisters who are completely different. Maggie
Feller (Cameron Diaz) is (1) and beautiful while her sister Rose (Toni Collette) is dark
haired and (2) . Whereas Maggie is wild and loves to party, Rose is a serious and
(3) lawyer who lives alone. Maggie often gets into trouble and depends on Rose, her
(4) sister, to always come to her rescue. However, problems begin when Maggie, having
nowhere else to live, moves into Roses flat. Maggie shows how (5) she is of her sister by
messing up her flat. But worse than that, she is also (6) and steals Roses clothes, shoes
and even her boyfriend. The sisters fight and Rose kicks Maggie out. However, by the end of the film,
things change.

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Rewrite the sentences with the time expressions below.


never on Saturdays often now next week
1. My grandmother is coming to visit us.
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2. It snows in the desert in the summer.
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3. They go to the beach at the weekend.
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4. I feel much better.
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5. My father doesnt usually work.
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Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.
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He (not play) tennis today because he forgot his racquet.


they (like) their new home?
My party is at 8.00 tonight. you (come)?
My mother usually (not cook) on Sundays. Sometimes we (eat)
in restaurants and sometimes we (go) to friends for dinner.
5. Why Sarah (not sing) with the other children today?
Because she (not remember) the words.

Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the affirmative or negative of the Present Simple or
Present Continuous.
drive drink watch sleep rain go
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Take your umbrella, it outside.


Many people coffee in the mornings because it helps them wake up.
The President his own car. He has a chauffeur.
I am ill so I to work today.
Its morning here, but in California people because its still night.
She the sunset every evening because she thinks the colours are beautiful.

Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.
Many people who (1) (look) for a job today wont find one. Steve Jeffes has got some
important advice if you (2) (try) to find a job. He (3) (believe) that the
reason that many people today (4) (not be) successful job-hunters is because of their
appearance. In his book Appearance is Everything, he (5) (explain) that attractive people
often (6) (find) jobs more easily. Jeffes (7) (not think) that this is fair.
Therefore, right now, Jeffes (8) (collect) data to prove his point. He
(9) (want) to suggest a law so everybody has an equal chance of finding a job.

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Complete the sentences. Use the Present Simple or Present Continuous.


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Every morning, I ..................................................................................................... .


Right now, we ........................................................................................................ .
My friend doesnt ................................................................................................... .
People usually .................................................................................... on Sundays.
My friends are busy this evening. They ...................................................................
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Write sentences with the words below. Make any necessary changes.
1. sun / the / rise / always / the / east / in / .
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2. pack / right / she / suitcase / now / her / .
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3. understand / you / problem / now / the / ?
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4. Michael / why / that / today / behave / way / ?
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5. sleep / they / go / to / when / usually / ?
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6. on / play / the / Sundays / not / football / children / .
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7. not / weekend / plan / join / this / Sara / to / us / .
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