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Workbook Answer Key

Unit 3

Note: In communicative exercises where several answers are possible, this answer key contains some examples of correct
answers, not all possible answers. Any valid answer in this type of exercise should be considered acceptable.
Exercise 1
Answers will vary.

determined. When faced with a challenge, he always took it


on and never gave up. 3. Answers will vary.

Exercise 2
1. She kept her cool, but he felt a little shaky. 2. When the
people saw the cliff, they went out of their minds. 3. It
wasnt pitch black, but it was pretty dark. 4. The patient was
scared to death.

Exercise 10
Answers will vary. Possible responses include:
Helen Keller
Terry Fox

Exercise 3
Simple past Past perfect Past continuous Past perfect
verbs
verbs
verbs
continuous
verbs
wanted
had done
wasnt giving
had been
up
working
took over
had come
required
oversaw

BOTH
had her handicap
from a very
young age
was unable to
communicate
because
of her handicap
lived into old age

got sick when he


was older

faced physical
hardships
determined: overcame
physical obstacles
generous: worked to help
others
still inspire people today,
even after death

died young

Exercise 11

Exercise 4
1. had been trying, became 2. had died, took over 3. led
4. was studying, was giving 5. had been helping, was

Adjective

brave

Adverb
bravely

Noun
bravery

willing
courageous

willingly
courageously

heroic

heroically

Exercise 5
2. He was taking a nap 3. she got tired of waiting
4. everyone had heard about it 5. Mr. Green was waiting
for a phone call 6. They had sent several messages to the
company 7. Nancy had been engaged to someone else
8. theyd been expecting it for three weeks 9. she was
looking through the newspaper 10. I had called the office
three times

proud

proudly

fearless
generous
confident

fearlessly

willingness
courage
heroism
pride
fearlessness

generously
confidently

generosity
confidence

Exercise 6
1. was considering / had been considering, dared 2. said,
had thought / had been thinking / was thinking 3. had
started / started, told 4. heard, got 5. was rolling,
decided
Exercise 7
2. no matter how 3. No matter who 4. No matter when
5. No matter what 6. No matter where 7. No matter why
Exercise 8
Answers will vary. Possible responses include:
Sometimes Annie lets her boss get to her.
Annie feels like giving up / feels discouraged.
After speaking with Marissa, Annie refuses to give up.
Marissa discourages Annie from quitting her job.
Marissa encourages Annie to stick with her job.
Marissa talks Annie out of quitting her job.
Marissa lifts Annies spirits.

Exercise 12
1. confidence 2. proudly 3. generous 4. willing
5. courage / bravery / fearlessness / heroism 6. fearless
Exercise 13
1. Answers will vary. 2. Rusesabagina was an exceptionally
effective businessman, skilled at using his connections with
the rich and powerful to keep his hotel running smoothly and
to obtain the best of everything for his guests. 3. Answers
will vary.
GRAMMAR BOOSTER
Exercise A
1. c 2. b 3. c 4. a

5. b

6. a

7. c

8. a

9. b

Exercise B
1. was bothering 2. used to work 3. was walking
4. was leaving 5. had been seeing 6. has studied
7. were waiting
Exercise C
Answers will vary.

Exercise 9
1. Terry Foxs obstacles included cancer in his leg, trying to
raise money for cancer research, running across Canada, and
cancer in his lungs. 2. Answers will vary. Possible response:
Terry Foxs attitude could be described as hopeful and

Summit 2, Second Edition


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Unit 3