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Basic 1

English
Discoveries
WORKBOOK
English
Discoveries
WORKBOOK

Basic 1
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Dear Student,

Welcome to the English Discoveries Student Workbook for Basic 1. Using this workbook
will help you practice your English.

Each unit of the workbook corresponds directly to a unit in the English Discoveries
Basic 1 course. After completing a unit within the course, you should complete the
corresponding activities in the workbook.

The units in this workbook integrate all four language skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking,
and Writing. The workbook units also provide a wide range of grammar and vocabulary
activities.

If you want to refer to the computer lesson texts while you are away from your computer,
you can find them in the workbook Appendix.

Special emphasis has been given throughout the workbook to speaking and writing
activities. You will see that you have many opportunities to express yourself in both
spoken and written English.

We hope you enjoy using this program,

The English Discoveries Team


CONTENTS

Unit 1
7
Meet A Rock Star

Unit 2
13
Against The Law

Unit 3
19
At The Restaurant

Unit 4
27
On A Business Trip .................................

Unit 5
33
Going Out

Unit 6
39
About People

Unit 7
45
For Sale

Unit 8
51
On The Move

Appendix
57
Lesson Texts
Basic 1 Unit 1

Unit 1
Meet A Rock Star

Art
a. What can you do? Mark the sentences that are true for you.

1. I can play the guitar. ______


2. I can write rock songs. ______
3. I can speak English. ______
4. I can play the piano. ______
5. I can dance. ______

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b. Write three more sentences about what you can do.

1. I can ___________________________________________________.
2. I can ___________________________________________________.
3. I can ___________________________________________________.

c. Linda Chavez is reporting on another rock concert to radio announcer, Bill Winter.
Which sentences are NOT part of their conversation?

1. Can you hear me, Linda?


2. Yes, I can, Bill.
3. Are you a reporter?
4. Are there a lot of people at the concert?
5. Yes, there are.
6. Who can you see, Linda?
7. I can play the guitar.
8. I can see the rock star, Maxi.

d. Imagine you are a radio reporter reporting on a rock concert. Write a dialogue between
yourself and the radio announcer. Use the sentences from activity c. to help you.

Radio announcer: Let’s go to our reporter now at the jazz/classical/rock concert


in Tokyo/London/San Francisco. Who can you see at the
concert?

You: _____________________________________________.

Radio announcer: Are there a lot of people at the concert?

You: _____________________________________________.

Radio announcer: Is everyone having a good time?

You: _____________________________________________.

e. Practice your dialogue with a partner.

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Meet Me!
a. Match these personals ads to the pictures of the people who wrote them.

A My name is María.
I am 22 years old. I’m English, but I live in Paris.
I am an artist. I speak Italian, French, and English. I like
classical music, watching movies, and traveling. I am
looking for a boyfriend.
1. _________
Write: P. O. Box 93048, Paris, France

B My name is Elena.
I live in New York. I am 27 years old. I am a
radio reporter. I speak English and Italian. I like rock music
and dancing. I love junk food! I am looking for a boyfriend.
Write: P. O. Box 456, New York, N.Y.
2. _________

b. Mark the information that corresponds to María and Elena.

María Elena
1. She lives in New York.
2. She is an artist.
3. She is from England.
4. She likes rock music.
5. She is looking for a boyfriend.

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c. Josh is looking for a girlfriend. Read his personal ad and decide who Josh should
meet – María or Elena? Why?

My name is Josh. I am 31 years old.


I speak English and French. I am looking for
a girlfriend. I love movies and classical music.
I love healthy food and I like to travel.
Write: P.O. Box 789, London.

Josh should meet ______________________ because _____________________


_________________________________________________________________.

d. Read the sentences below about Josh. Mark if they are true or false.

True False
1. Josh loves to watch movies.
2. Josh likes rock and roll music.
3. Josh loves junk food.
4. Josh likes to travel.
5. Josh has a girlfriend.

e. Write your own personal ad. Use the words and phrases from activities a. and c.

___________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

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Maxi’s Room
a. Match the words in column B to the words in column A to make phrases from this
unit.
A B
1. hotel ____ a. star
2. rock ____ b. hall
3. concert ____ c. story
4. newspaper ____ d. room
5. radio ____ e. station

b. How well do you remember the dialogue, “Maxi’s Room”. Match the answers below to
the right questions.

Questions Answers
1. Is this the right hotel? ____ a. I don’t know. That isn’t in the newspaper story.
2. How do you know? ____ b. Yes. Maxi is staying here.
3. What room is she in? ____ c. There’s a story about her in the newspaper.

c. Imagine you and your friend are looking for someone famous. Complete the
dialogue below:

You: Is this the right cinema/theater/concert hall?


Your friend: _____________________________________________________
You: Is he/she? How do you know?
Your friend: _____________________________________________________
You: Well, when does he/she arrive?
Your friend: _____________________________________________________

d. Practice your dialogue with a partner.

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Be: Affirmative, Yes/No Questions, Contractions

a. Debbie is telling her friend, Linda, about her new boyfriend. Complete their dialogue
by matching the answers to the questions.

Questions Answers

1. So, how’s your new boyfriend? ____ a. He’s the same age as me – 28.

2. What does he do? ____ b. Yes, he is. He’s from New York.

3. Wow! Is he famous? ____ c. Yes, he’s very good-looking.

4. Is he good-looking? ____ d. He’s great.

5. How old is he? ____ e. He’s a rock and roll singer.

6. Is he American? ____ f. No, he’s not.

b. Describe your ideal boyfriend/girlfriend. Answer the questions below.

1. Is he/she the same age as you? _______________________________________

2. Is he/she good looking? ____________________________________________

3. Does he/she speak English? _________________________________________

4. What does he/she do? _____________________________________________

c. Tell your partner about your ideal boyfriend/girlfriend.

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Unit 2
Against The Law

The Diamond Necklace


a. Which of the following words and expressions can you use in a formal conversation
and which ones in an informal conversation?

Formal Informal

1. Mr. Petrov
2. How do you do?

3. Thanks.

4. Victor

5. Hi!

6. Thank you.

7. Nice to meet you.

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b. Susan Bailey and Victor Petrov met for the first time in the video. Mark the sentences
below that you can use when you meet someone.

1. Nice to meet you!


2. Can I have a menu, please?
3. This is my friend from New York.
4. How do you do?
5. Thank you.
6. Yes, it is.
7. How are you?
8. Please call me Victor.

c. Susan is introducing Victor Petrov to another friend of hers. Use the sentences above
to complete the dialogue.

Susan: Hello, Mr. Petrov! (1) _______________________________?

Mr. Petrov: Fine, thanks, Susan. How are you?

Susan: Great! Mr. Petrov, (2), ______________________, Tom Smith.

Mr. Petrov: (3) _____________________________________, Mr. Smith!

Mr. Smith: (4 ) ____________________________________, Mr. Petrov?

Mr. Petrov: (5) ________________________________________ Victor!

d. Practice the dialogue from activity b. in groups of three. Take turns introducing each
other.

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Follow That Man!


a. Do you remember the characters from the story “Follow That Man”? Write the
characters’ names below their pictures.

1 2 3

Sam and Becky • Nate the Napkin • police officer

b. Answer the questions below about the characters from the story. Write full sentences.
Compare your answers with your partner's.

1. Who is touring New York City? ______________________________________

2. Who steals wallets? ______________________________________________

3. Who is wearing a blue suit? ________________________________________

4. Who can’t find his/her wallet? ______________________________________

5. Who finds the thief? ______________________________________________

6. Who sees the police officer? _______________________________________

7. Who recognizes the thief? _________________________________________

8. Who likes nice restaurants? ________________________________________

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c. Read what happened next to the characters in “Follow That Man”.

Follow That Man - Part 2


“Just a minute, Officer, I’m finishing my coffee,” says Nate the Napkin. “Oh no,
you’re not Nate! I know you,” answers the police officer.
“Come with me please!”
“But Officer, I haven’t paid for my lunch!” says Nate.
“Yes, you must pay for your lunch.” says the police officer. “But do you have any
money?”
“Yes, Officer, I have a wallet!” says Nate the Napkin.
“You have my wallet!” shouts Becky.
Nate takes out a wallet to pay for his lunch.
“That’s not my wallet!” says Becky.
“No, that’s my wallet!” shouts the police officer.

d. Did you understand the end of the story? Mark if the sentences below are true or
false.

True False

1. Nate is drinking tea.

2. Nate is eating his dinner.

3. The police officer asks Nate to come with him.

4. Nate has no money to pay for his lunch.

5. Nate has the police officer’s wallet.

6. Nate has Becky’s wallet.

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No Parking
a. Here is another dialogue between a police officer and a driver. Use the words below to
complete the sentences.

driving • how much • ticket • money • why

Police Officer: OK, young man, I’m giving you a speeding (1) _______________.

Man: (2) __________________ are you doing that?

Police Officer: I’m giving you a ticket because you are (3) __________________

too fast!

Man: Oh no! A ticket! (4) __________________ is it?

Police Officer: It’s fifty dollars.

Man: Fifty dollars! But I’m a student and I don’t have any (5)____________!

b. Imagine that a police officer gives you a ticket. Mark the sentences you can use to
make an excuse.

___ 1. But I only have ten dollars!

___ 2. But I’m a student!

___ 3. But I’m finishing my coffee!

___ 4. But my wallet is gone!

___ 5. But I’m very sorry!

c. Practice with a partner. A police officer has stopped you in your car. Use the phrases
above to help you.

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Nouns: This/That/These/Those, Be: Short Answers

a. Who can say these sentences? Copy them under the right heading and then write
another sentence using this/that/these/those.

That man’s a thief! Stop! That’s my wallet.

Oh dear! Those men are police officers. Is this the thief?

Is this your wallet? This is a great restaurant!

Nate the Napkin Becky The police officer

b. The police officer is interviewing everyone at the police station. Complete the dialogue
using short answers.

Police officer: Is your name Becky Smith?


Becky: it is
Yes, (1) __________________.
Police officer: Are you and Sam tourists?
Becky: Yes, (2) __________________.
Police officer: Is this the man who pushed you?
Becky: Yes, (3) __________________. That’s him!
Police officer: Becky, is this your wallet?
Becky: No, (4) __________________.
Nate: You see, it’s my wallet!
Police officer: No, (5) __________________. It’s my wallet!

c. Practice the dialogue from activity b. with a partner.

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Unit 3
At The Restaurant

Food
a. The International Café is organizing its menu. Help by matching the correct titles to
the foods below.

ITALIAN MEXICAN CHINESE AMERICAN


FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD

chow mein hamburgers salsa pasta

egg roll hot dogs tacos pizza

green tea French fries beer lasagna

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b. Complete this restaurant ad with the words below.

address • delicious • different • dinner • pizza • restaurant • Sunday

Are you
looking
for a good
restaurant?
Then the Italian café is the (1) _______ for you!
We make (2) _______________ Italian food.
We have (3) ________________ and a lot of
(4) _____________________ kinds of pasta.
We’re open Monday through (5) ____________
for lunch and (6) ______________.
Our (7) ________________ is
34 Milano Street.

c. Write an ad for a restaurant. Include the following information in your ad:


• The name of the restaurant
• The type of food the restaurant serves
• The times when the restaurant is open
• The address of the restaurant

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New Mexican Restaurant

a. Read the restaurant ads and answer the questions which follow.

A B

Visit
Hamburger City! Visit the
It’s the restaurant for you. Rendez-vous
We have seven different kinds of Restaurant!
hamburgers. We make delicious French food.

This week the hamburgers come We have fresh fish, salads and great

with French fries French bread.

and a free drink This week all meals come with a free

for only $8.95 drink!


All meals are $10.95
Hamburger City Restaurant is on
479 High Street. The Rendez-vous Restaurant is
We are open for lunch and dinner, open everyday for lunch on
Monday - Friday. 972 Spring Street.

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b. Correct the sentences below according to the ads in activity a.

1. Hamburger City makes three different kinds of hamburgers.


______________________________________________________________
2. The Rendez-vous Restaurant isn’t open for lunch.
______________________________________________________________
3. Hamburger City is on 972 Spring Street.
______________________________________________________________
4. The Rendez-vous Restaurant serves Mexican food.
______________________________________________________________
5. The meals at Hamburger City cost $10.95.
______________________________________________________________

c. Which restaurant would you like to have dinner at tonight? Discuss with a partner.

I would like to have dinner at ___________________________________________

because __________________________________________________________.

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Delicious Salads
a. A man is taking his girlfriend to lunch at an American restaurant. Match the answers to
the questions she asks.

Questions Answers
a. Well, they’re not as good as the
1. Are the hamburgers good here?___
hamburgers.
2. Are the hot dogs good? ___ b. I don’t know, I only drink tea.
3. What about the French fries? ___ c. Yes, they’re very good.

4. How is the coffee? ___ d. Yes, they’re excellent! The fries are my
favorite.

b. You are visiting the International Restaurant with a friend. Your friend knows the
restaurant but you don’t. Write a dialogue asking your friend about the food on the
menu below. Use the words and phrases from activity a. to help you.

International Restaurant Menu


Hamburgers $3.55 French Bread $0.75
Hot Dogs $3.25 Tacos with beans, chicken or beef $3.55
French Fries $1.90 French Onion Soup $2.95
Mexican Beer $1.50 Dessert – Chocolate Ice Cream $2.25
Chinese Tea $1.00 Dessert – Cheese Cake $1.95

You: _____________________________________________________
Your friend: _____________________________________________________
You: _____________________________________________________
Your friend: _____________________________________________________
You: _____________________________________________________
Your friend: _____________________________________________________

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Nouns: There Is/There Are, Articles


a. Look at this picture of a busy restaurant. Use the words in the table to write five positive
sentences and five negative sentences about the picture.

any waiters listening to a menu


one children eating to customers
There is / isn’t some people reading tea
There are / aren’t a lot of man talking dessert
a woman drinking music

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Positive sentences
1. __________________________________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________________________
3. __________________________________________________________________
4. __________________________________________________________________
5. __________________________________________________________________

Negative sentences
1. __________________________________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________________________
3. __________________________________________________________________
4. __________________________________________________________________
5. __________________________________________________________________

b. Close your book and tell your partner what you remember from the picture.

c. Answer the following questions about your English classroom. Use full sentences.

1. Is there a computer in your classroom?


______________________________________________________________
2. Are there a lot of students?
______________________________________________________________
3. Are there any pictures on the walls?
______________________________________________________________
4. Is there a board?
______________________________________________________________
5. Is there a lot of noise?
______________________________________________________________

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d. Look at the restaurant ads below. Complete the sentences with the correct article
- a/an/the.

1. At ____ International Restaurant you can eat food from all over ____ world.

2. Come to ____ Golden Apple Restaurant, where you can eat ____ best
hamburgers in ____ world.

3. ____ Italian Chef Restaurant has ____ excellent selection of pastas.

4. ____ Sandwich Shop is ____ only place to get ____ really good sandwich.

5. Come to ____ Perfect Pizza Parlor! We have ____ pizza with ____ most cheese!

6. At ____ New Mexican Restaurant, we have ____ great menu, low prices, and
friendly waiters. ____ manager is Mexican – so you know ____ food will be good!

e. Write an ad for your favorite restaurant.

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

f. Exchange ads with a partner. Suggest how he/she can improve his/her ad. Read your
ads to the class.

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Unit 4
On A Business Trip

Business
a. Look at Betty’s diary and write three sentences about what she is doing today.

Tuesday, July 28th 2015


12:30 Lunch with Mr. Harold Stone

15:00 Coffee with Mr. Montgomery

18:00 Shopping for new dress

19:00 Movie with Claire

1. ______________________________________________________________

2. ______________________________________________________________

3. ______________________________________________________________

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b. Read the voice mail message below, and answer the questions that follow.

interested
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"Hi Betty, this is Susa es da y July 27 . Can we
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Please phone me at

1. What company does Susan Fenhill work for?


________________________________________________________________
2. Why does Susan Fenhill want to meet Betty?
________________________________________________________________
3. When does Susan Fenhill want to meet Betty?
________________________________________________________________
4. Where does Susan Fenhill want to meet Betty?
________________________________________________________________
5. Can Betty meet Susan Fenhill? Why/Why not?
________________________________________________________________

c. You are Betty and want to reply to Ms. Fenhill. Look at Betty’s diary from activity a.
and suggest a time and place you can both meet.

"Hi, Ms. Fenhill. Thanks for your message. I'm sorry I can't meet you at ______
because ______________________________. I suggest we meet instead at
___________________________ at ______________________________."

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More Women Traveling


a. Which of the hotel facilities below are important to a businessperson?

fast laundry service meeting rooms


24-hour room service Internet access
comfortable beds a swimming pool
computers in the rooms a business center

b. Read the article below about hotels for business people. Underline the facilities from
activity a. that the article mentions.

Hotels for Business People


More and more people are traveling on business, and hotels everywhere are

offering business people more services. Many hotels now offer Internet access

in bedrooms and some even provide computers! Most hotels have business

centers where you can make photocopies and send faxes. Business people also

want to stay in hotels with meeting rooms and conference halls. Business people

are often in a hurry, so they want a good, fast laundry service and 24-hour room

service. They don’t have time to eat in restaurants.

Most important – they want to stay somewhere comfortable. After all, they are

working hard. They aren’t on vacation!

c. Compare your answers with a partner’s.

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d. Look at these two hotel ads. Which hotel is more suitable for someone on a
business trip?

l
The Plaza Hote The Sea View Inn
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The Plaza Hote
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restaurants. It h
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and conference
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Room Prices:
Room Prices:
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Single - $70 a n
a night Double rooms - $95 a night
Double - $100
price). (Breakfast is included in the price).
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516-132-1647
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e. Mark the correct information about the hotels from activity d.

The Plaza The Sea


Hotel View Inn

1. Which hotel is in the city?

2. Which hotel is better for a relaxing vacation?

3. Which hotel doesn’t include breakfast in its price?

4. Which hotel is cheaper?

5. Which hotel is near the beach?

f. Which hotel would you like to visit? Compare your answer with a partner.

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Coffee, Please
a. Betty is on a business trip. She is ordering food in a restaurant. Complete the dialogue
with the sentences below.

Yes, a cup of coffee, please.


Yes, a hamburger and French fries, please.
No thanks. I don’t like salad.
Thank you.
Fine, thanks. How’re you doing?

Waiter: Hello, how are you today?


Betty: (1) ______________________________________________________
Waiter: OK. Here’s a menu.
Betty: (2) ______________________________________________________
Waiter: Would you like a salad?
Betty: (3) ______________________________________________________
Waiter: Would you like a hamburger?
Betty: (4) ______________________________________________________
Waiter: Would you like something to drink first?
Betty: (5) ______________________________________________________

b. With a partner, practice a dialogue between a customer and a waiter in a restaurant.

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Present Progressive: Yes/No Questions / Short


Answers
a. Harold Stone is on a business trip. He calls his wife to tell her what he is doing. Complete
their dialogue, using the Present Progressive.

Mr. Stone: Hello, dear. How are you?

Mrs. Stone: Fine thanks. Are you very busy? (1) _______________(you/work) hard?

Mr. Stone: Yes, we’re working very hard. But we’re also enjoying ourselves. Right

now I’m relaxing in the swimming pool.

Mrs. Stone: That’s nice. (2) _______________ (your boss/swim), too?

Mr. Stone: No. He’s in a very important meeting. What about you?

(3) _______________ (you/have) fun?

Mrs. Stone: Yes, I am. I’m watching television with the kids.

Mr. Stone: (4) _______________ (you/watch) the news?

Mrs. Stone: No, we’re watching a movie. It’s very exciting.

(5) _______________ (you/come) home tomorrow?

Mr. Stone: Yes, I’ll call when I get to the airport. Enjoy the movie!

b. Answer the questions below according to the dialogue above. Circle the correct answer.

1. Is Mr. Stone enjoying his trip? Yes, he is. / No, he isn’t.


2. Are Mr. Stone and his boss working hard? Yes, they are. / No, they aren’t.
3. Is Mr. Stone swimming? Yes, he is. / No, he isn’t.
4. Are Mr. Stone’s children watching television? Yes, they are. / No, they aren’t.
5. Is Mrs. Stone watching the news? Yes, she is. / No, she isn’t.
6. Is Mr. Stone coming home tomorrow? Yes, he is. / No, he isn’t.

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Unit 5
Going Out

In the Library
a. Do you remember Amy, Katie, and Mark from the video? The next day, Mark and Amy
go to a restaurant together and they see Katie. Complete their dialogue with the words
below.

talking • looking • listening • sitting • drinking

Mark: Katie’s (1) _______________ over there, isn’t she?

Amy: Who are you (2) _______________ about?

Mark: Katie! The girl from our class. What is she doing? Is she (3) ____________ at us?

Amy: No, she’s not. She’s (4) _______________ coffee and (5) ________________
to music.

Mark: Ask her if the coffee is good.

Amy: No, you ask her!

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b. Mark the sentences below true or false according to the dialogue from activity a.

True False

1. Mark likes Katie.

2. Katie and Mark are sitting together in a restaurant.

3. Amy and Katie are talking about Mark.

4. Mark is looking at Katie.

5. Katie is drinking coffee.

6. Mark and Katie are in the same class.

c. Look at the picture. What is Mark thinking? What is Amy thinking?


Write a sentence for each.

d. Practice the dialogue from activity a. with a partner. Then practice a dialogue between
Mark and Katie, from activity c.

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Richard's Romance
a. Did you understand the story “Richard’s Romance”? Mark which quotes belong to
Penny and which belong to Richard.

Richard Penny
1. “Hi. I’m Penny.”
2. “Meet me at Le Café Restaurant.”
3. “What is she thinking?”
4. “What a salad!”

b. Correct these sentences about Penny and Richard. Check your answers with a
partner.

1. Richard is a teacher.
_________________________________________________________________
2. Richard and Penny are studying English.
_________________________________________________________________
3. Penny is sitting next to the teacher.
_________________________________________________________________
4. Richard is listening to the teacher.
_________________________________________________________________
5. Penny is writing a note to Richard.
_________________________________________________________________
6. Richard and Penny go to the airport after class.
_________________________________________________________________
7. Richard and Penny are eating pasta.
_________________________________________________________________
8. Penny is thinking about her Spanish teacher.
_________________________________________________________________

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c. Read and find out what happened next in the story “Richard's Romance”.

Richard’s Romance – Part 2


Penny is smiling. “What is she thinking?” Richard asks himself.
Penny is thinking, “What a great salad! This is a great chicken salad!”
What are you thinking about, Penny?” asks Richard.
”I am thinking that this is a good salad!” says Penny.
Oh really!” says Richard. “Then you aren’t thinking of me!”
Well, yes… This is a good salad, because I’m eating it with you,” says Penny.

d. Circle the correct answers to the questions about Penny and Richard.

1. Penny likes... 3. Richard and Penny are sitting...


a. music. a. in class.
b. tuna salad. b. in a restaurant.
c. Richard. c. at home.
2. Richard asks Penny... 4. Penny is eating...
a. what she is eating. a. a chicken salad.
b. what she is doing. b. a hamburger.
c. what she is thinking. c. a pizza.

e. The next day in class, Richard is writing a note to Penny. Read the note and help Penny
answer it.

Dear Richard,
_____________________________
Dear Penny, u meet
m y g ir lf ri e nd? Can yo _____________________________
nt to be
Do you wa on Spring
M e xi c a n Restaurant _____________________________
t the
me today a
0 p.m.? _____________________________
Street at 1:3
Love, Love,
Richard Penny

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Let's Go
a. Here are two dialogues of people making suggestions. Number the sentences in the
correct order.

Dialogue A Dialogue B
a. Let’s walk. a. That’s a good idea!
b. Why? b. The weather is bad.
c. Let’s go. Are you ready? c. I don’t know.
d. The weather is beautiful. d. So let’s take a taxi.
e. Yes. Are we walking or taking e. Are we walking or driving?
the bus?
f. OK. Let’s go.

b. Complete the sentences below with the suggestions from the box.

Let’s take a taxi • Let’s walk to the park


Let’s meet at the coffee shop • Let’s go to the university

1. _______________________________________ for a cup of coffee after class.

2. _______________________________________. It’s a lovely day.

3. _______________________________________ to the restaurant. It’s raining

and I don’t want to get wet.

4. _______________________________________. The Spanish class starts at

10:00 a.m. and I don’t want to be late.

c. With a partner, suggest things to do together on the weekend. Use the sentences
from activities a. and b. to help you.

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Present Progressive: Wh Questions


a. Penny and Richard are in class together. What are they doing? Look at the picture
below and answer the questions.

1. Who is Penny sitting next to?

______________________________________________________________

2. Where are the students sitting?

______________________________________________________________

3. What is the teacher doing?


______________________________________________________________

4. What is the girl in the front eating?

______________________________________________________________

5. What are the boys at the back reading?

______________________________________________________________

6. Why is Richard smiling at Penny?


______________________________________________________________

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Unit 6
About People

Outgoing Message
a. What information is important when you leave a voice mail message? Mark ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.

Yes No

1. Your age

2. Your first name

3. Your family name

4. Your birthday

5. Your telephone number

6. Your reason for calling

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b. Who left these outgoing messages? Read the messages below,Then match the picture
to the correct message.

a. b. c.

____ 1. Hi, this is the ____ 2. Antonio ____ 3. Hi, this is Sally. I’m
Chan family. We aren’t Martinez’s office is open not home now. You can
home right now. We are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 call me on my cell phone
on vacation. Please leave p.m., Monday to Friday. or leave a message after
a message after the beep. Please leave your name the beep.
and number. Bye!

c. Answer the following questions about the messages from activity b.

1. Who lives alone?


_________________________________________________________________
2. Where are the Chan family?
_________________________________________________________________
3. Does Antonio Martinez work on the weekend?
_________________________________________________________________
4. Who has a cell phone?
_________________________________________________________________
5. Is Antonio Martinez’s office open at 6.00 p.m.?
_________________________________________________________________

d. Leave a message for one of the people from activity b. Include the important
information from activity a.

_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________

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Monaco
a. John and Jenny went on another vacation. Read their postcard and answer the
questions below.

Dear Shirley,
We’re having a great time in
Spain. We’re relaxing by the pool
and reading lots of books. The
Ms. S. Turnbull
food here is great. The sun is
P.O. Box 127
shining and it’s not raining.
Maidstone
See you in two weeks.
New York 21796
Love,
U.S.A.
John and Jenny
P.S. Tomorrow, we’re going to
Malaga.

1. How is the weather in Spain?


_________________________________________________________________
2. What are John and Jenny doing?
_________________________________________________________________
3. Do they like the food?
_________________________________________________________________
4. When are they going to Malaga?
_________________________________________________________________
5. When is Shirley going to see John and Jenny?
_________________________________________________________________

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b. Look at the sentences below. Which sentences can you use to end a postcard?

1. Hope you’re feeling well.


2. See you in a week.
3. Here’s a menu.
4. What would you like to drink?
5. Wish you were here.

c. Write your own postcard. Think of a place you have visited and fill in the spaces below.
Use the sentences from the postcard in activity a. to help you.

Dear___________,
I’m having a____________time here in
______________________________.
I’m _____________________ and I’m
__________________. The weather is
______________________________.
Tomorrow I am going to __________.
I wish _________________________
______________________________.
Love,
________________

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Studies
a. John is interviewing a student. Read the dialogue below and answer the questions.

John: Hi, what’s your name?


Kumiko: I’m Kumiko.
John: Hi Kumiko! Where are you studying?
Kumiko: I’m studying at Columbia University.
John: Are you studying English?
Kumiko: Yes, I am!
John: You speak English very well! Are you enjoying your classes?
Kumiko: Yes, very much.

1. What is the student’s name? ________________________________________


2. Where is she studying? ____________________________________________
3. What is she studying? _____________________________________________
4. Is she enjoying her classes? ________________________________________
5. Do you think her English is good? ____________________________________

b. What about you? Answer these questions about yourself.

1. What is your name? _______________________________________________


2. What are you studying? ____________________________________________
3. Where are you studying? ___________________________________________
4. Are you enjoying your classes? ______________________________________
5. Do you think your English is getting better? _____________________________

c. Practice with a partner. Ask your partner the questions above. Compare your answers.

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Be: Negative
a. Look at this picture of the Dixon family. Correct the sentences that follow using the
negative form of Be.

1. Clara is John’s wife.


Clara isn’t John’s wife. She’s his sister.
_____________________________________________________________
2. Mark and Ana are Shirley and Mario’s children.
_____________________________________________________________
3. Shirley and Mario are Lucy’s grandparents.
_____________________________________________________________
4. John is Martha’s husband.
_____________________________________________________________
5. Jenny is Lucy’s sister.
_____________________________________________________________

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Unit 7
For Sale

Ad
a. Do you remember the ad about Fred’s Furniture Store? Put the words from the ad
under the correct heading.

9:00 a.m. • sofa • Saturday • Monday • 55 Park Avenue


New York City • bed • 12 o’clock

Time Furniture Places Days

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b. Complete the following radio announcement with the words below:

come • midnight • open • percent • price • sale • selling • weeks

“Pam and Jim's Clothes Store is having a big (1) _____________!


We're (2) ______________ all our clothes at half price!
Sweaters are fifty (3) ____________ off the regular price!
Shoes are fifty percent off the regular (4) _____________!
We're (5) _____________ Monday to Saturday from 9.00 a.m. to (6) ____________.
This sale is for two (7) _______________ only!
So (8) __________ to Pam and Jim's Clothing Store, 67 Madison Avenue in New
York City.”

c. Write a radio ad for a store that is having a sale. Include the following information:

• the name of the store


• the items on sale
• the time of the sale
• the address of the store

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

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Car for Sale


a. Here are some more car ads. Read them and complete the answers below.

A B C
Old BMW for sale. Volkswagen for sale. Blue with Red sports car with new
Very good condition. a new radio. 32,000 miles. radio and CD player.
Needs new paint. A great family car! Only has 21,000 miles.
Price $50,000. Price $25,000. Price $120,000.
Phone Benny: 256-8901 Phone Diana: 546-7466 Phone David: 767-3464

1. Which cars have radios? ____________________________________________


2. Which car is the most expensive? _____________________________________
3. What car is David selling? ____________________________________________
4. Which car is good for someone with children? ___________________________
5. Which car needs paint? _____________________________________________
6. What color is the Volkswagen? _______________________________________

b. Read the dialogue below. Which of the cars from activity a. should John buy? Which
car should Sue buy? Why?

Sue: Hi, John. What are you doing?


John: I’m looking in the paper. I want to buy a car.
Sue: I’m also looking for a car. What kind of car are you looking for?
John: I’m looking for a family car, one that’s good for going on picnics with the
kids. What about you, Sue?
Sue: I don’t need a big car because I haven’t got any children. I’m looking for a
sports car. I love driving fast.

1. Sue should buy the ___________________ because _____________________.

2. John should buy the __________________ because _____________________.

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c. The classified ads below are advertising other objects. Read them and answer the
questions below.

FOR SALE
Beautiful sofa! A piano Two Labrador
dogs
Very cute! 1 year old.
Dark blue color. Price $70 each.
In good condition.
Very clean. Call Michael:
Price $350. Price $800.
973-1463
Call James: Phone Steve:
976-4614 645-5456

Big, family-size Children’s bed


refrigerator – NEW! Needs new paint.
Price $300. Price $150.
Phone Juan: Call Cristina:
316-4313 976-4613

1. If you want to buy a dog, what number do you need to call?________________

2. What is Juan selling? ______________________________________________

3. What can you buy for $150? _________________________________________

4. What color is the sofa? _____________________________________________

5. Is the refrigerator suitable for a family? _________________________________

6. How much is the refrigerator? ________________________________________

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Phone Call
a. What sentences can you use in a conversation to make an appointment?

1. Hello, can I speak to Mrs. Lang?


2. Yes, I want to meet him at 4:00 p.m.
3. Do you want to make an appointment?
4. What time would you like to meet Mr. Juarez?
5. How can I help you?
6. I want to discuss doing business with her.
7. It needs new paint.
8. Do you want something to drink first?

b. Mark the places below where we can make appointments.

We make appointments…
1. at the doctor’s office.
2. at the supermarket to go shopping.
3. at the dentist’s office so he/she can check our teeth.
4. at a fast-food restaurant to eat lunch.
5. to speak to the manager of a company.
6. to meet someone at a restaurant for a business lunch.
7. to read the newspaper.

c. With a partner, practice making appointments.

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Nouns: Possessive
a. Read about Lee and Mandy. Then look at the pictures below. Who do the objects
belong to?

• Lee reads a lot of magazines, but he doesn’t like books. He likes


to wear different hats.

• Mandy likes listening to music; she has lots of CDs.


She loves tennis and soccer. She also likes reading.

Mandy’s tennis racket


1. This is ______________________________________.

2. These are ___________________________________.

3. These are ___________________________________.

4. This is ______________________________________.

5. These are ___________________________________.

6. This is ______________________________________.

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Unit 8
On The Move

The Bus to Trenton Street


a. Match the answers to the questions.

Questions Answers
1. What time is it?___ a. It’s over there.
2. Are you waiting for the bus?___ b. It’s $2.00.
3. How much is the bus fare?___ c. Trenton Street.
4. Where are you going?___ d. Yes, I am.

5. Where's the bus stop for Trenton Street?___ e. It’s 7:30.

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b. Look at the bus map below and answer the questions using full sentences.

1. Which bus goes to Jackson Road?


______________________________________________________________
2. Where is the bus stop for the park?
______________________________________________________________
3. Does Bus Nº 1 go to the shopping center?
______________________________________________________________
4. Which bus goes to the Musgrave Museum?
______________________________________________________________

c. Someone asks you how to get from the sports center to the shopping center and from
there to the museum. Write the directions.

_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________

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Susan’s Train Ride


a. Help Susan plan her trip from Richmond, Virginia to her meeting in Washington, D.C.,
and then home to New York.

AMTRAK: Richmond-New York-Boston Train Times

Richmond 06:05 07:35 08:25 08:49 10:45 14:08 15:00 18:50 22:07
Washington 08:15 09:45 10:40 11:01 12:55 16:30 17:31 21:00
New York 11:43 13:45 14:15 15:50 16:45 21:08 22:10 1:00

1. The next train from Richmond to Washington, D.C. is at 3:00 p.m. What time
does it arrive in Washington? _____________________________________
2. Susan finishes her meeting in Washington, D.C. at 6:30 p.m. What time is the
next train to New York? _________________________________________
3. What time is Susan going to arrive in New York? ______________________

b. Susan is explaining to her husband what time she will be home. Read the dialogue and
answer the question that follows on the next page.

Susan: Hi, John. It’s Susan.


John: Hi, Susan. How are you?
Susan: Don’t ask! I am having a terrible day!
John: What’s wrong?
Susan: I missed the Washington, D.C. stop and now I’m in Richmond!
My meeting is at 6:00 p.m.
John: What time are you coming home?
Susan: Well, the next train back to New York is only at 9:00 in the evening.
John: That’s very late!
Susan: I know! See you AFTER 1:00 in the morning!
John: Bye.

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Is Susan happy with her day? Give two reasons why/why not.

1. ______________________________________________________________
2. ______________________________________________________________

c. Susan is phoning Mr. Sharp. Read the conversation and answer the questions that
follow.

Susan: Hello, Mr. Sharp. It’s Susan.


Mr. Sharp: Hi, Susan.
Susan: I’m calling to tell you that I am going to be late for our meeting today.
Mr. Sharp: Oh, no! What’s wrong?
Susan: I am in Richmond now and the next train to Washington, D.C. is only
at 3:00 p.m.
Mr. Sharp: What time can you be at my office then?
Susan: I think I can make it by 6:00 p.m.
Mr. Sharp: OK, see you then. I’m waiting for you.

1. Susan is... 4. Susan thinks she can be at Mr. Sharp’s


office...
a. in Washington, D.C.
b. in Richmond. a. by 3:00 p.m.
c. on the train. b. by 4:00 p.m.
c. by 6:00 p.m.

2. Susan is...
5. Mr. Sharp is...
a. late for her meeting.
b. on time for her meeting. a. going to meet someone else.
c. early for her meeting. b. not going to meet Susan.
c. going to wait for Susan.

3. The next train to Washington, D.C. is...


a. at 2:00 p.m.
b. at 4:00 p.m.
c. at 3:00 p.m.

d. Practice the dialogues from activities b. and c. with your partner.

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Bus Stop
a. Jane and Frank are saying good-bye. Number the sentences in the correct order.

Jane: What time is it?


Jane: Good-bye, Frank.
Jane: My train’s late.
Frank: That’s your train, isn’t it?
Jane: Yes. Good, here it comes.
Frank: Have a good trip. See you next week.
Frank: I think it’s 7:15.

b. Write your own dialogue saying good-bye to a friend, either at a bus stop or train
station. Use the words and phrases below to help you.

What time is your bus / train? Have a good trip!


My train / bus is late. Good-bye!
See you later / tomorrow / next week.

You: ____________________________________________________

Your friend: ____________________________________________________

You: ____________________________________________________

Your friend: ____________________________________________________

You: ____________________________________________________

Your friend: ____________________________________________________

You: ____________________________________________________

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Pronouns: Possessive
a. Susan and her assistant, Paulo, are late for a meeting with Mr. Sharp. Read their dialogue
and mark if the sentences below are true or false.

Susan: Paulo, are you ready for our meeting with Mr. Sharp?
Paulo: Yes, just a minute. I’m looking for my pen. Do you have it?
Susan: No, Paulo, I don’t. Do you have Mr. Sharp’s letter?
Paulo: Yes, I have it in my bag.
Susan: OK. I have my jacket and my hat. Do you have our train tickets?
Paulo: Yes, they’re in my wallet. Let’s go. We’re late!

True False
1. Susan and her assistant have a meeting with Mr. Sharp.
2. Susan is looking for her pen.
3. Mr. Sharp has the letter.
4. Susan can’t find her jacket and her hat.
5. Susan has the train tickets.

b. Who do the objects below belong to? Draw a line.

4.
3. 5.

2.
6.

Susan
1. 7.
Paulo

Mr. Sharp

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APPENDIX
Lesson Texts

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Unit 1
Meet A Rock Star

Art
Announcer: This is Bill Winters talking to you from radio station WNYC in New York
City. Tonight is Rock and Roll Night at the Apollo Theater.
Our reporter Linda Chavez is at the theater. Can you hear me, Linda?
Linda: Yes, I can, Bill.
Announcer: Who can you see, Linda?
Linda: Bill! I see the rock star, Maxi! She’s with her friend Rocky!
Maxi! Can I ask you some questions?
Maxi: Not now, Linda. I’m busy.
Linda: Maxi is walking into the theater now. Back to you, Bill.

Meet Me!
I’m a rock and roll singer. I’m twenty-eight years old.
I like travel, healthy food, and good movies.
I don’t like classical music. I’m looking for a new girlfriend.
Write: P. O. Box 123, New York, N.Y.

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Maxi’s Room
- Is this the right hotel?
- Yeah. Maxi is staying here.
- She is? How do you know?
- There’s a story about her in the newspaper today.
- Well, what room is she in?
- I don’t know. That isn’t in the newspaper story.

Be: Affirmative
- My name is Maurice. I am your waiter.
- We are hungry.

Be: Yes/No Questions


- Are you angry, Mom?

Be: Contractions
- Who’s next?
- I’m next.
- Excuse me, no you aren’t. We’re next!

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Entertainment

Word Definition Example Sentence

a person who performs in a The actors in this movie


actor, n.
play, movie, or on television are very good.

music written from around


My favorite classical
classical music, n. 1750-1800 by composers such
music is by Beethoven.
as Mozart and Beethoven

The music is great at this


concert, n. a musical show
concert.

moving picture you can watch


movie, n. Let's see a movie tonight.
in a theater or on television

printed papers with news,


I read the newspaper
newspaper, n. articles, and ads that are usually
every day.
printed every day

a system of broadcasting
I listen to the news on
radio, n. information and programs that
the radio in the morning.
people can listen to

music with a heavy regular beat, The boy is listening to


rock music, n.
singing, and electric guitars rock music in his room.

famous singer who sings rock There are a lot of rock


rock star, n.
music stars at this concert.

machine with a screen for I’m watching a great


television, n.
watching programs program on television.

building where people watch Let’s go to a concert at


theater, n.
plays, concerts, and other shows the new theater!

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Unit 2
Against The Law

The Diamond Necklace


Victor: Susan Bailey?
Susan: Yes?
Victor: I’m Victor Petrov. And this...is the diamond necklace.
Susan: Very nice. Mr. Petrov.
Victor: Susan, this is the United States, please call me Victor.
Susan: Victor, this is Mike Valacci. Mike, this is Mr. Victor Petrov.
Victor: How do you do, Mike?
Mike: Nice to meet you. Please.
Victor: Ah, yes.
Waiter: Victor Petrov?
Victor: Yes...
Waiter: Mike Valacci?
Mike: Yes...
Waiter: I have some questions for you.
Mike: Why? Who are you?
Waiter: I’m a police officer.

Follow That Man!


Sam and Becky are touring New York City. Suddenly, a man in a blue suit is pushing
Becky!

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“Are you all right, Becky?” asks Sam.

“No! No, no! My handbag is open and my wallet is gone! That man is a thief!” shouts
Becky. They look for the man all afternoon.

“There he is!” shouts Becky. “He is eating in that nice restaurant.”

Sam sees a police officer. “Officer! Officer! That man’s a thief!”

“That’s Nate the Napkin,” answers the police officer. “He robs people and then eats
lunch in a nice restaurant.”

“OK, Nate,” says the police officer. “What are you doing here?”

“Just a minute, Officer. I’m just finishing my coffee.”

No Parking
- Oh, no. What are you doing?
- I’m giving you a ticket.
- A ticket? How much is it?
- It’s twenty dollars.
- Twenty dollars! But I’m a student. I don’t have any money!

Be: Short Answers


- Is this your dog?
- Yes, it is.

Nouns: This/That/These/Those
- Is this your hat?
- No, that is my hat.
- Are these your gloves?
- No, those are my gloves.

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Crime

Word Definition Example Sentence

the police take you because you The police officers are
arrest, v.
are doing something wrong arresting the man.

a place where we decide about The woman is telling her


court, n.
legal problems story in court today.

money you must pay because I have a fine for parking in


fine, n.
you did something wrong front of a “No Parking” sign.

a person who makes decisions The judge is sending the


judge, n.
in a court thief to prison.

a document that says you broke


This parking ticket says I
parking ticket, n. a rule about where you put your
must pay $20.
car and must pay a fine

a person whose job is to make


The police officer is
police officer, n. sure we don’t break the law and
looking for the little boy.
to help people in trouble

a place where people stay for


The man is going to prison
prison, n. punishment when they break the
for many years.
law

take money or property from The man is taking my purse


rob, v.
someone - he is robbing me!

These men steal cars and


steal, v. take something that is not yours
sell them.

person who takes something That man is taking her


thief, n.
that is not his/hers wallet - he's a thief!

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Unit 3
At The Restaurant

Food

Are you looking for a good restaurant? Are you looking for a restaurant with a lot of
different food? The International Café is the restaurant for you! They make delicious
Italian food. They have Chinese food. They also have Mexican food. The American
food is good, too: hamburgers, hot dogs and French fries. They’re open Monday
through Sunday for lunch and dinner. The address is 234 Henry Street.

New Mexican Restaurant Open in Soho


by Carlos Suarez

There are a lot of Mexican restaurants in New York City, but not all of them are good.
Taco City is a good Mexican restaurant on 845 Spring Street in Soho. Taco City has
wonderful Mexican food at low prices.

Today, Taco City is selling two big tacos with beans, chicken or beef, cheese, lettuce,
and salsa for only $4.25. A complete dinner, with soup, a main dish, a salad, and
dessert is only $10.95. Mexican beer is $2 a bottle. This week they are giving a free
drink with each dinner.

Visit Taco City soon and enjoy some great Mexican food.

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Delicious Salads

- Is the food good here?


- Yes, it’s delicious.
- What’s good?
- The hamburgers are excellent.
- What about the salads, are they good, too?
- Yes, the tuna and chicken salads are very good.

Nouns: Singular/Plural

- Guitar
- Guitars
- Foot
- Feet

Nouns: There Is/There Are


- Are there any cookies left?
- There is one more left.

Nouns: Articles
- You have a meeting with an important client.
- Oh, what time is the meeting?
- Now!

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Restaurants

Word Definition Example Sentence

food or drink usually served I’m going to have an appetizer


appetizer, n.
before the meal before my main dish.

The food in this restaurant is


delicious, adj. very tasty (food or drink)
delicious.

a sweet dish at the end of Let’s have ice cream for


dessert, n.
the meal dessert!

Would you like a drink with


drink, n. a liquid you swallow
your meal?

Would you like chicken for


main dish, n. the biggest part of the meal
your main dish?

list of food you can get in a Let’s look at the menu and see
menu, n.
restaurant what we want to eat.

cloth or paper to keep your


You use a napkin to clean your
napkin, n. clothes clean or to clean
hands.
your mouth when eating

order a meal, tell the waiter what you want Would you like to order a meal
exp. to eat now?

extra food to go with the I’d like a hamburger and a


side dish, n.
main dish salad as a side dish.

person in a restaurant who


Let’s ask the waiter for the
waiter, n. takes the order for the meal
menu.
and brings it to the table

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Unit 4
On A Business Trip

Business
Betty. This is Mr. Black. It is now 9:00 a.m. You are meeting Mr. Harold Stone for lunch
at 12:30 at the Chinese restaurant on Main Street. Mr. Stone is very interested in our
electronic products. Please be on time.

More Women Traveling


by Virginia Vegan

“More and more women are traveling on business,” says Linda Holms, manager of the
Dorchester Hotel. “More business women are staying at our hotel. So we are offering\
them more services.”

“We now have more guards in the hotel,” says Ms. Holms. “There are two guards 24
hours a day. From 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., there are two more guards.”

“Businesswomen are asking for more fresh fruit and vegetables,” Ms. Holms says. “So
we are now serving more of these foods in our restaurant. We are doing many things
to help our women guests.”

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Coffee, Please

- Hello. How are you today?


- Fine, thanks. How’re you doing?
- Good. Here’s the menu.
- Thanks.
- Would you like something to drink first?
- Yes. A cup of coffee, please.

Present Progressive: Affirmative


- Please be quiet! I am trying to study.

Present Progressive: Yes/No Questions


- Jack!
- Jack!
- Jack, are you listening to me?

Present Progressive: Short Answers


- Marie, are you enjoying the party?
- Yes, I am.

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Hotels

Word Definition Example Sentence

There are 500 guests at this


guest, n. a person staying in a hotel
hotel.

My hotel room is very


hotel room, n. bedroom in a hotel
comfortable.

a person in charge of Can I speak to the manager of


manager, n.
a hotel the hotel?

I’d like breakfast in my room.


offer a service, to do something special
Does the hotel offer this
exp. for your customers
service?

on business, exp. for work He’s in London on business.

pool, n. a place where you swim Let’s go swimming in the pool!

when you make


a reservation (for things
I have a reservation at the
reservation, n. like a hotel room or seat
Carlton Hotel for the weekend.
on a plane) you save
a place for yourself

a person whose job is to


A security guard stands outside
security guard, n. keep a place or people
the hotel 24 hours a day.
safe

stay, v. to be a guest at a hotel I’m staying at a nice hotel.

trip, n. a journey My trip to London is for five days.

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Unit 5
Going Out

In the Library
Katie: He’s looking over here, isn’t he?
Amy: Who? What are you talking about?
Katie: Mark, of course. What’s he doing? Is he looking over here?
Amy: No. He’s studying and listening to music.
Katie: Oh. Ask him what he’s listening to.
Amy: No! You ask him.
Katie: Then ask him what he’s reading. Yes, ask him that.
Amy: He’s not studying any more. He’s going! Katie, go over there and say hi.
Katie: No way!

Richard’s Romance
Richard is a student at New York University. He’s studying Spanish. Right now he’s in class.

“Hi. I’m Penny,” says a young woman to Richard. She is sitting next to him. The teacher
is talking. Richard isn’t listening. He’s writing a note to Penny.

I’m Richard. Meet me at Le Café Restaurant after class at 2:30.

It’s three o’clock now. Richard and Penny are at the restaurant. They are eating salads.
They are looking at each other. Penny is smiling.

“What is she thinking?” Richard asks himself. Penny is thinking, “What a salad!”

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Let’s Go

- Are you ready?


- Yes, let’s go.
- Are we walking or taking a taxi?
- Let’s walk. The weather is beautiful.
- That’s a great idea.

Present Progressive: Negative

- Let’s go to the beach now. It isn’t raining anymore.

Present Progressive: Wh Questions

- What are you doing now?


- I’m, er, cleaning the house.

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Verbs

Word Definition Example Sentence

to speak to someone to get


ask, v. I’m asking you a question.
information

You aren’t listening to what


listen, v. to try to hear something
I’m saying.

to move your eyes in a certain


Why is that man looking
look over, v. direction to see something or
over here?
someone

to arrange to see someone at


Let’s meet at the cafe at 7
meet, v. a certain time and a certain
o’clock.
place

to express something in He’s speaking, but I can’t


say, v.
words hear what he’s saying!

study, v. to learn about something I’m studying Spanish.

to say something about He’s talking about the


talk about, v.
someone or something business trip.

to believe or consider
think, v. I think that’s a good idea.
something

to change the position of Turn around and look over


turn around, v.
your body there.

to use a pen or pencil to Please write your name on


write, v.
make words this form.

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Unit 6
About People

Outgoing Message

Hello, this is 232-2663, home of the Dixon family. We aren’t at home right now.
Please leave your name and phone number after the beep.

Monaco
From: Jenny Stone
To: Shirley Smith
Subject: Fun in Monaco!

Dear Shirley,

We’re having a great time in Monaco! I’m sitting by the pool and drinking a cool, pink
drink. Susie is swimming. The children are playing and fighting. John is fine. He’s
reading in the hotel room. Tomorrow we’re going to Barcelona. Hope you’re feeling
fine!

Much love,

Jenny, John, and the kids

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Studies
- So, Jeff, are you a student?
- Yes. I am. I’m going to school at night.
- What are you studying?
- I’m studying business.
- Are you enjoying your classes?
- Yes, I am. Very much.

Be: Negative

- This dress is not my size.

Present Progressive: Spelling Changes


Dear Mom,

I'm having a great time in Paris!

Love,
Linda

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Adjectives

Word Definition Example Sentence

beautiful, adj. looking very nice She’s wearing a beautiful dress.

I don’t have time to talk to


busy, adj. having a lot of things to do
you! I’m busy.

clean, adj. not dirty Please bring me a clean cup.

cool, adj. cold Would you like a cool drink?

She gets excellent grades in


excellent, adj. very good
English.

fast, adj. moving quickly He likes fast cars.

I’m sitting by the pool and


fine, adj. feeling good
I feel fine.

We’re having a great time in


great, adj. very good
Paris.

wanting to know more


I’m interested in your new
interested in, adj. about something or
product.
someone

Come and meet my new


new, adj. recent, not old
girlfriend.

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Unit 7
For Sale

Ad
Hi, I’m Fred. And this is Fred’s Furniture Store. Fred’s Furniture Store is having a big sale!
We’re selling all our furniture. Everything is fifty percent off the regular price. A new sofa
is fifty percent off the regular price. A new bed is fifty percent off the regular price. We’re
open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 o’clock midnight. I’m waiting for you at
Fred’s Furniture Store, 55 Park Avenue in New York City. This sale is for one week only.
So come to Fred’s Furniture Store, 55 Park Avenue, in New York City.

Car for Sale


Corvette sports car for sale. Red and white with a radio and CD player. Needs new
paint. 78,000 miles. Very clean and fast. A beautiful car.

Price is $20,000.

Phone Dave: 980-6321.

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Phone Call
- Hello?
– Hello, may I speak with Mr. Dickson?
– This is Mr. Dickson. How can I help you?
– I’m interested in your company’s new products.
– I’d be happy to tell you about them. Would you like to make an appointment?
– Yes, I would.

Nouns: Possessive
- Look at the boy’s pizza.
- Look at the boys’ pizza.

Present Progressive: Contractions

- Frank isn’t driving to work today. He’s taking the bus.

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Shopping

Word Definition Example Sentence

fifty percent off,


These shoes are fifty percent
exp. half the regular price
off.

Everything in the store is for


for sale, exp. you can buy it
sale.

free, adj. you don’t have to pay any You get a free drink with your
money for it meal.

furniture store, a place you can buy tables, I’m going to the furniture store
n. chairs, sofas, etc. to buy a new sofa.

Our supermarket has low


low prices, exp. not expensive
prices

when a store is ready for


open, adj. This store is open every day.
business

price, n. how much something costs The price of this sofa is $200.

Our company is selling a new


product, n. something that is made to sell
product.

regular price, how much something usually


The regular price is $50.
exp. costs

selling products for less The store is having a sale this


sale, n.
money week.

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Unit 8
On The Move

The Bus to Trenton Street


Stefan: Excuse me, how do I get to the city center?
Jordan: Where are you going?
Stefan: Trenton Street.
Jordan: You can take the bus.
Stefan: How much is the bus?
Jordan: It’s about $2.00.
Stefan: Where’s the bus stop?
Jordan: It’s over there. But it looks like you just missed the bus. Sorry.

Susan’s Train Ride


Susan Kim is a sales manager. She is working on a big computer project in
New York City. But today she has an important meeting in Washington, D.C. at 3:00 p.m.

It is now 9:30 a.m. She is on the train. She’s sitting next to a man.

“How are you this morning?” the man asks.

Susan starts to answer, but the man is talking again – on and on.
After an hour, the man is still talking, but now Susan is sleeping. Suddenly, the train
conductor is shouting, “The next stop is Richmond, Virginia!”

“What? Richmond, Virginia? But that’s after Washington, D.C. and I’m going to Washington,
D.C. for a three o’clock meeting!” Susan shouts.

“Sorry, ma’am,” says the conductor. “The next train to Washington, D.C. is at three o’clock.
You’re going to be very late”.

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Bus Stop
- What time is it?
– It’s seven-thirty.
– My bus is late. This is your bus, isn’t it?
– Yes, it is. Well, see you later, Frank.
– Good-bye, Jane. Have a good day.
– You, too.

Pronouns: Subject
- Hi, I’m MaX. She is Millie. He is little Sam. We are your new neighbors.

Pronouns: Object
– Is that him?
– Yes, and that’s her!
– Oh, I know them!

Pronouns: Possessive
- Is it your turn?
– No, it’s his.
– It’s not my turn, it’s hers.

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Transport

Word Definition Example Sentence

a large road vehicle that


bus, n. I'm waiting for the bus to town.
people pay to travel on

the money you pay to go How much is the bus fare to the
bus fare, n.
on the bus  city?

the place where people get


bus stop, n. The bus stop is across the street.
on and off the bus

a road vehicle for a driver


car, n. I go to work by car.
and passengers

a person on a train who


Please give your ticket to the
conductor, n. checks passengers' tickets
conductor.
and collects money

Jenny is angry because they are


late, adj. not arriving on time
late for the party.

go in a car with a driver you Let's take a taxi. We don't have


take a taxi, exp.
pay time for the bus.

railroad cars that move on


train, n. tracks and which people The train leaves in ten minutes.
pay to travel on

to stay in one place


wait for, v. because you expect Please wait for me by the cafe.
something to happen

to move by putting one The weather is beautiful. Let's


walk, v.
foot in front of the other walk to the store.

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