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Please call me Beth.
1 CONVERSATION Where are you from?
Listen and practice.

David: Hello, I’m David Garza. I’m a new
club member.
Beth: Hi. My name is Elizabeth Silva,
but please call me Beth.
David: OK. Where are you from, Beth?
Beth: Brazil. How about you?
David: I’m from Mexico.
Beth: Oh, I love Mexico! It’s really
beautiful.
David: Thanks. So is Brazil!

Beth: Oh, good. Sun Hee is here.
David: Who’s Sun Hee?
Beth: She’s my classmate. We’re in
the same math class.
David: Where’s she from?
Beth: South Korea. Let’s go and say
hello. Sorry, what’s your
last name again? Garcia?
David: Actually, it’s Garza.
Beth: How do you spell that?
David: G-A-R-Z-A.

2 SPEAKING Checking information
A Match the questions with the responses. Listen and check.
Then practice with a partner. Give your own information.

1. I’m sorry. What’s your name again? . . . . . . . . a. S-I-L-V-A.
2. What do people call you? . . . . . . . . b. It’s Elizabeth Silva.
3. How do you spell your last name? . . . . . . . . c. Everyone calls me Beth.

B Group work Introduce yourself with your full name. Use the
expressions above. Make a list of names for your group.

A: Hi! I’m Yuriko Noguchi.
B: I’m sorry. What’s your last name again? . . .

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. . possessive adjectives Statements with be Contractions of be Possessive adjectives I’m from Mexico. a student at City College. is . My sister . . . . we’re = we are our They’re my classmates.. it’s = it is its We’re in the same class. . . . Please call me Beth. . • 3 . David: Hi. .2275_FLTRP_SB1_U01_P02. . . . .. . . . . So. . .. a university student. .. What’s Seoul like? Sun Hee: It’s really nice. . . . . B Listen to the rest of the conversation. . 1. . . I’m = I am my You’re from Brazil.. My brother . . . . ... . . . a student here. It’s big and very exciting. . .01 12/14/06 5:39 PM Page 3 3 CONVERSATION What’s Seoul like? A Listen and practice.. . . . . He’s a new club member from Mexico. . this is David Garza. . 2. .. . . ˘ ˘ ˘˘ 5 GRAMMAR FOCUS Statements with be. I’m a new club member. . Sun Hee is over there. Then tell a partner about yourself. .. in Los Angeles. . Beth: Sun Hee. you’re from South Korea? Sun Hee: That’s right. . I’m Sun Hee Park. . family is in Mexico City. too. . . last name is Silva. on vacation this week. My name . . . name is Carlos. I’m Elizabeth. . . . you’re = you are your He’s from Japan. . . 3. he’s = he is his She’s a new club member.. they’re = they are their A Complete these sentences. What city is David from? What’s it like? 4 PRONUNCIATION Linked sounds Listen and practice. . David Garza. . I’m 20 years old. . . My parents . parents are in Korea right now. David. .. Sun Hee: Nice to meet you. I’m from Seoul. .. I’m from Mexico. . My name is Elizabeth Silva. name is Sun Hee Park. David: That’s cool. . . but everyone calls me Beth. she’s = she is her It’s an exciting city. Final consonant sounds are often linked to the vowels that follow them..

.. . A: . . . . ... .. .. .. . ..2275_FLTRP_SB1_U01_P02. .. . . . . 2. . . . . . . .. www. . . . . . . . . . . .. B: They’re from Vancouver.. . ... .. . . . .. they from? B: She’s from Miami. . .. .. . .. . Then ask and answer the questions. .. . . a bow a hug .. . . . . . .. .... ... . . . . . B: Their names are Jeremy and Karen.. A: . that? 4. 3..... . . . . . .. . 1. ... . A: . . . .. they like? B: It’s Celia. . .. the two students over there? B: Oh. . ...com Which greetings are typical in your county? Can you write the name of a country for each greeting? What are other ways to greet people? 4 • Unit 1 . . Canada. . Then practice with a partner. .. . . B: They’re shy. .. .. .. . .. .... .01 12/14/06 5:39 PM Page 4 Wh-questions with be What’s your name? My name’s Beth.. . .. What’s your last name? Where’s Ming from? 6 SNAPSHOT a handshake a kiss on the cheek a pat on the back . .the . . . . . ... . . . Who’s Sun Hee? She’s my classmate.... . What are your classmates like? They’re very nice. . . .Who’s . . .. ... . C Group work Write five questions about your classmates. .. .... . . .. but very friendly. her first name? 6. . . . . . ... ... . . .... . How are your classes? They’re really interesting... that’s Miss West. .. . . . . .. A: .. ...... . ...States . . . . . .. .United .... A: .. . . Sources: A World of Difference Institute... .brazilbrazil. . Where’s your friend? He’s in class. .. she from? 5.. .. . ... ..... . A: . B Complete these questions. Where are you and Luisa from? We’re from Brazil. . . . . . . . . .. . . .. .. .

. . B Answer these questions about yourself. . . . . . . . you and Monique from France? B: Yes. . . . . . My class is in the morning. . . . / No. . 8 GRAMMAR FOCUS Yes/No questions and short answers with be Are you free? Yes. . . . . Then take turns asking and answering your questions. . . . . . . . we are. . David. . . . . . . . she . I’m on my way to the cafeteria now. . . / No. . . 1. Sun Hee: Listen. . Let’s go. . . . . . we’re not. . Her class is in the afternoon. . . are your classes interesting this semester? David: Yes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . we aren’t. . . Then ask your partner the questions. / No. . . No. they’re not. . . . . No. . . they aren’t. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ms. . . . Sun Hee: Chemistry? Are you and Beth in the same class? David: No. . . . . . . . C Group work Write five questions about your classmates. . . . I’m not. . . No. . . . . . Mr. 3. . . . they are. . . 2.” give the correct information. . . . . . . . . . . . . If you answer “no. . . . thanks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . it’s not. . . . . 2. . . . . . . . A Complete these conversations.01 12/14/06 5:40 PM Page 5 7 CONVERSATION How’s it going? Listen and practice. So. . . Are you and your best friend the same age? . . . . at 11:00. / No. . . . . . . . . . . . Is Beth’s class in the morning? Yes. . 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Are you and Beth in the same class? Yes. . . . . . . . . How’s it going? David: Fine. . . . . English class at 10:00? 4. from Chicago. . . . . . . it is. . • 5 . . . . . . Is . No. . . No. . . . it . . . . . . . . Brazilian. . . . . . and Mrs. . . . from Paris. . . . . . . . . A: . . . 4. . . . Sun Hee: Hey. How are you? Sun Hee: Pretty good. B: Yes. he’s not. . . . . A: . . . . . . . . . . it isn’t. . . . . . . . . . . they are. . Then practice with a partner. . we . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A: . . Is your English class in the morning? . Is your teacher from Canada? . . . . . . . Are your classes interesting? Yes. . . . B: No. . . . . . . . . . . we aren’t. . . . . . . . . . . A: . . . . . . . . . . . Are you from the United States? . . . . . . . . .2275_FLTRP_SB1_U01_P02. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gray from the United States? 3. . . . . I am. . . . . . . . Are you free? David: Sure. . . . . . he is. I really love chemistry. Are Cindy and Brian from Los Angeles? Please call me Beth. . . . . . . . Tavares American? B: No. . . . . . . Is David from Mexico? Yes. . . . . . they . . . . he isn’t. . . . .

................. A: Hi. See you tomorrow.... Min Ho .............................. ... .......................... c... Thank you.............. Pretty good... d....... Hi... Hello Good-bye Hey....... You too. 2.... ...................................... ......... the United States ........ ............. How are you? Good-bye........ 11 INTERCHANGE 1 Getting to know you Find out about your classmates....... Good morning.................. ........ How’s it going? Have a good day... First name Last name Where from? 1......................................... ................ See you tomorrow........... How are you? 10 LISTENING What’s your last name again? Listen to the conversations...................... ✓ Bye...... . Good morning.......... .............................. C Pair work Practice saying hello..... ...... Then practice saying good-bye.......... Have a good day........ .. How’s it going? B: Pretty good. ........ .... See you later....... Joe ...... How are you? b....... ............... ✓ Hey.................... Bye.. Aki...................... Add expressions of your own......... Hello................. 1...................................................... Hi.. ...... thanks.. thanks... B Match the greetings with the best response......... OK......................... a........ 3..... 6 • Unit 1 ............ ........ Good night........ Good morning.....01 12/14/06 5:40 PM Page 6 9 WORD POWER Hello and good-bye A Do you know these expressions? Which ones are “hellos” and which ones are “good-byes”? Complete the chart................................................. ... 2................... 4..................... Go to Interchange 1 at the back of the book...................2275_FLTRP_SB1_U01_P02............................. Complete the information about each person...... ..... Vera ............ See you.. ............ 3... ....

......... adventurous Michael: good-looking..... opinions can change over time. Why are these names popular? And why are some names unpopular? Names can become popular because of famous actors.. the two most popular names for babies in the United States are “Jacob” for boys and “Emily” for girls.. Your name is part of your identity... That’s good news for all the Georges and Bettys out there! A Read the article.. A name that is unpopular now might become popular in the future. • 7 ... ..... TV or book characters.... C Pair work What names are popular in your country? Why are they popular? Please call me Beth...... People are often named after family members.............01 12/14/06 5:40 PM Page 7 12 READING Look at the names in the article........................... Boys’ names Girls’ names George: average..... Many people are named after a family member..... 3...... .. or athletes........ Surprisingly... Positive names Negative names ....... Of course. ..... athletic Jane: plain......... average Jacob: creative.. Do you know any people with these names? What are they like? Your name is very important... Boys’ names are more popular than girls’ names.. When you think of yourself.. Unpopular names suggest negative things.. ... which names suggest positive things? Which suggest negative things? Complete the chart....................... people generally agree on the way they feel about names.... Here are some common opinions about names from a recent survey... serious Nicole: beautiful......2275_FLTRP_SB1_U01_P02..... .... you probably think of your name first. 2.................... B According to the article............. Right now......... Then check (✓) the statements that are true.. People often feel the same way about a particular name....... friendly Emily: independent... Popular names suggest very positive things...... 1.. . ....... Opinions about names can change.. 5.... 4... It is an important part of your identity..... ordinary Stanley: nerdy..... boring Betty: old-fashioned.. intelligent So why do parents give their children unpopular names? The biggest reason is tradition........