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Match the words with a similar meaning

A)
displeased
model
find out
affection
stop working
return
raise
keen on
abandon
two
great
creative
insane
mean
desert
ruin


B)
mad
fondness
go back
unhappy
fantastic
destroy
fond of
imaginative
abandon
stingy
ideal
bring up
give up
discover
retire
a couple of


Phrasal verbs with TAKE

take after – resemble sy
take back – return sg.
take away - subtract







































take in – understand an idea
take off – leave the ground (a plane)
take to – begin to like sy.
tae up – use, occupy
Writing
Letter of application
You have been studying English for several years and would like to go to Britain on a summer course
to improve your spoken English. Read the advertisement above and write a letter appplying for a
scolarship. Between 120 and 180 words.











Vocabulary - Sounds
Who or what makes the following sounds?
twitter
squeak
whistle
cry
note
chirp
hiss
bark



shout
Oxford Academy for English
172 Banbury Road Oxford OX2 8JA

Real English in an English environment
- small groups
- intensive work on grammar and vocabulary
- communicative practice with native speakers
- exciting social programme and excursions
- accomodation with local families
This year we are offering ten study grants to students from
abroad. To apply for a scolarship you must:
- write a letter telling us about yourself and why
you think you deserve one of the scolarships
- provide evidence of your leveli n English
- be living outside the UK
- submit a reference from your English teacher
Send your application to Lucy Marc hat the above address
Vocabulary



Put them into groups
SAY/TELL/SPEAK/TALK
nothing
someone
to someone
what you like
properly
the truth
business
with an accent
thank you
about g.
lies
that
sg.
myself
no
someone a story
for hours
with sy.

SEE/WATCH/LOOK

at sg.
the TV
very well
into the mirror
carefully
what you mean
sg.
the baby
at the board
a long way
a film
my friend this evening
yourself





Speaking
Expressing likes and preferences
I’d prefer…
I’d quite like…
I’d rather…
I’d really love…
I don’t think I’d like…
I wouldn’t choose…
I couldn’T stand to…
I wouldn’t like…
There’s no way I’d…
I can’t stand…

Phrasal verbs with GO
1. go out
2. go off
3. go through
4. go over
5. go on
6. go after
7. go by








1. pass
2. stop burning
3. chase
4. experience/suffer
5. explode
6. examine
7. happen




Speaking
Expressing opinion – Intentions of speech
In my opinion/view…
As for me…
Some people claim/say/believe…
Other people, however, disagree, have a
different point of view
It is true…
It is the case that…
One possibility is…
We could…
We should…
The government needs to…
For example…
For instance…
Let’s take….
If we take…
To sum up…
In conclusion…

Making suggestions
I think the best thing to do would be to…
It would be a good idea to…
Do you think it would be a good idea to…?
Why don’t we…?
We could…
Let’s…
I’ve got a good idea…
What about…(-ing)?




Agreeing and disagreeing with suggestions:
That’s a great idea!
OK, let’s do that…
Yes, that’s nice/good…
I’ve got a better idea…
That sounds a bit boring…
I don’t think that’s such a good idea because…



Vocabulary
SUCCEED/MANAGE/COPE/ACHIEVE/REACH
1. I………………………….very good results in the exam.
2. The test was difficult but I ………………………….to do quite well.
3. She ………………………….in passing her driving test at the first attempt.
4. The weightlifter from Greece …………………………. new world record.
5. After long talks, the two sides …………………………. an agreement.
6. With seven children and only a small salary, I find it difficult to ………………………….
7. If the business …………………………. he will be a wealthy man.
8. They finally …………………………. the top of the mountain after climbing for three weeks.
9. I can’t ………………………….with the pressure at work anymore, so I’m going to leave.
10. The supermarket was shut, so I didn’t ………………………….to get any bread.

Phrasal verbs with BACK
call back
hold back
play back
go back
get back
hand back
bring back
1- Whenever I hear that tune it ………………………….happy memories.
2- What time did you ………………………….home last night?
3- The witness has not told us everything. She must be………………………….sg.
4- I can’t …………………………. to college now. I am much too old.
5- I am just about to eat my lunch. Can I ………………………….you in a couple of minutes?
6- When the thief was caught, he had to ………………………….all the money he had stolen
7- When we …………………………. the cassette, the tape was blank – it hadn’t recorded.
Grammar
Adjective order
1. opinion
2. size
3. age
4. shape
5. colour
6. origin
7. material
8. purpose
9. noun















1. lovely
2. big
3. old
4. long
5. brown
6. Spanish
7. wooden
8. walking
9. stick
















1. ugly
2. little
3. new
4. square
5. white
6. English
7. concrete
8. holiday
9. cottage