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Vocabulary
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Complete the sentences with the words below.


unfit protein nutritious diet recover strength appetite exhausted
1. Sweets and chips arent .
2. He eats a lot because hes got a big .
3. Youre . Why dont you start running?
4. When you arent feeling well, a nutritious diet will help you .
5. If you dont go to sleep, youll be .
6. A vegetarian doesnt include meat.
7. Cheese, eggs and meat are good sources of .
8. Hercules had the of ten men.

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. Its (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. Im 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 friends 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).

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

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 dont like eating a lot at night. Lets order a .
5. Mr Jones is very old and is in . He rarely gets out of bed.
6. A consists of all the food groups.
7. You should if you dont want to get fat.
8. Paul was ill, but he made a .

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Complete the passage with the words below.


caught a cold recover exhausted balanced meals strength nutritious iron lose your appetite vitamin
Do you find that no matter how much you sleep, youre often (1) ? Do you frequently miss school
because you have (2) and it takes you a long time to (3) from every illness? It
could be that your diet isnt (4) enough. In a recent study, it was discovered that more than half the
young people in the UK werent eating (5) . They rarely consumed green vegetables or fruit, so they
didnt get enough (6) C. In addition, more than 13 per cent of the teenagers in the UK had very low
levels of (7) in their blood because they didnt eat enough red meat or meat substitutes. This causes
anemia, which makes you (8) so you eat even less nutritious food. The end result is that you wont
have the (9) to do everyday activities, like walking up the stairs to your next lesson.

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Grammar
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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 couldnt do the homework because he his books the day before.
a. have lost
c. didnt 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. hasnt studied
c. hadnt studied
b. wont have studied
d. didnt study

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?

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 dont know. I ......................................................................................................... . (just meet / him)
3. Did you go out with Janis yesterday?
No, I ....................................................................................................... . (not see / her / for a week)
4. Why is his electricity bill so high?
Because he ................................................................... . (use / the air conditioner / 24 hours a day)

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 youre 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 werent going to find the jacket we wanted.
4. Your hair is wet. you ?

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1. So youre finally here! I waited / have been waiting / had waited for you since ten oclock.
2. Why wont you have come / didnt you come / havent you come to Sams party last night?
3. Im 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.
Hes feeling better now and may return.
5. By this time next year, they will have travelled / have travelled / have been travelling to India.

Complete the passage with the verbs in brackets. Use the correct perfect tense or the Past Simple. There may
be more than one correct answer.
For years, doctors (1) (tell) young people to stop eating fast food. Scientists (2)
(discover) a long time ago that fast food contains too much fat and salt. Because of that, schools everywhere
(3) (recently change) their lunch menus to make them healthier. But for UK teenager Ashley Clarke,
its a different story. Ashley (4) (faint) several times a day for years before doctors discovered that he
had a rare medical condition. What was the solution to Ashleys problem? To his amazement, doctors
(5) (prescribe) a diet of junk food! They (6) (tell) Ashley that he needed the extra
salt in food like hamburgers and crisps to keep his blood pressure up. Before this recommendation, Ashley
(7) (be) on a healthy, nutritious diet. But ever since then, he (8) (enjoy) the food
the rest of us are told not to eat!