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Theme A A Parcel of English
1 In your room There is/there are
Look at the room you are in. Read the sentences. Are they True or False?
Example:
There is a red door in the room.
False. There is a brown door.
There are three windows in the room. ..............................................................................................
There are two teachers in the room. ..............................................................................................
There is one chair in the room. ..............................................................................................
There are three tables in the room. ..............................................................................................
There is a cat in the room. ..............................................................................................
There are four students in the room. ..............................................................................................

2 Nouns, verbs and adjectives Parts of speech


Find these words in your Language Records in Units 1, 2 and 3. Now put them in the boxes.
chair swim important draw tall new favourite town factory sing run

Nouns Verbs Adjectives

3 Do you or don’t you ...? Present simple


Answer the questions about you and other people.
Example:
Do you live in a town? Yes, I do.
Does your friend walk to school? No, he doesn’t.
Does your friend ride a bicycle? ................................................................................................
Do you like chocolates? ................................................................................................
Do your friends like music? ................................................................................................
Do you play the guitar? ................................................................................................
Do you have History on Tuesdays? ................................................................................................
Do you live near the school? ................................................................................................

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4 Information about Anne Present simple
Read Anne’s letter in Unit 3 of the Student’s Book.Then close your book and
try to answer these questions.
Example:
Where does Anne live?
She lives in Wales.
1 Does Newport have many people?
......................, it ................................
2 Does Anne walk to school?
......................, she ............................
3 What do students play in the park?
They ......................................................................................
4 Where is the park?
It ............................................................................................
5 What does Anne do after school?
She ........................................................................................
6 Does she live near the school?
................................................................................................
7 Where does her father work?
He ..........................................................................................
8 Where does her mother work?
..............................................................................................
9 When does Anne learn the guitar?
................................................................................................
10 Where is her music teacher’s house?
It ............................................................................................
Open your book and read the letter again to check your answers.

5 Places in the town and country Vocabulary


Read the clues and fill in the puzzle.What word do they make going down (8▼)?
1 Some of my friends live in big .................................... .
2 This is a place where people live and work in the country.
3 A lot of people in our town live in ........................................ .
4 Trains stop at the train ................................................ .
5 My father works in a ................................................... . 8▼
He makes cars. 1

6 We sometimes swim in the ........................................ . 2


7 In the city centre there are lots of
3
.................................. where you can buy things.
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6 Who lives where? Reading and vocabulary
What are the towns? Look at the clues and write the names on the map.
Belwood isn’t in the north.
You can go to the theatre in Stockford.
There is a good hospital in Hinton.
Belwood and Stockford are on a river.

Key
Woods

Motorway

River

Museum M
A
Hospital H
Airport

Theatre

Where do Julie, Mike and Rosa live? Read the clues and look at the map.
Julie’s town is in the east.
There is a theatre near Mike’s flat.
Julie’s mother works at the hospital, near the river.
Rosa and Mike sometimes walk to the woods.
Rosa doesn’t have a museum in her town.
Mike doesn’t live near an airport.
1 Julie lives in ........................................ .
2 Mike lives in ........................................ .
3 Rosa lives in ........................................ .

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Theme B The natural world
1 Information about animals Present simple and ‘have got’
Put a circle round the correct word(s). For information, check with Unit 9 in the Student’s
Book.
Example: A parrot lays /doesn’t lay eggs.
1 Cows live/lives for 20 years.
2 A reptile’s skin has/is thick.
3 Bats sleep/doesn’t sleep during the day.
4 Fish are animals that have/has cold blood.
5 Most insects have/haven’t got wings.
6 Lions sleep/doesn’t sleep at night.
7 A giraffe eat/eats leaves.
8 Cats don’t live/lives for 25 years.
9 A kangaroo gives/doesn’t give milk to its baby.
10 Dolphins aren’t/don’t eat fruit.

2 Asking questions Present simple questions


Fill in the gaps with ‘do’, ‘does’, ‘is’ or ‘are’.Then answer the questions.
Example: Where do you live?
I live in Madrid.
1 ............. your friend live near you?
...........................................................................
2 ............. there shops near your school?
...........................................................................
3 What ............. your two favourite subjects?
...........................................................................
4 ............. your town have a train station?
...........................................................................
5 What time ............. you eat lunch at school?
...........................................................................
6 ............. your school in the town centre?
...........................................................................
7 What ............. your friend look like?
...........................................................................

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3 My friends Possessive adjectives
Fill in the gaps with possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her...).
I haven’t got any brothers and sisters, but I’ve got some good friends. ...... My best friends are Jane
and (1)............ brother, Philip. (2)............ house is near the river and I go there after school. We
often ride (3)............bicycles around the area. Sometimes Philip puts an apple in (4)............ pock-
et and we go to see a horse that lives near the bridge. We all like this, because horses are
(5)............ favourite animals. The horse has a baby now, and it’s really beautiful. It’s small, but
(6)............legs are very long. It still drinks milk from (7)............ mother.

4 Animal puzzle Vocabulary

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Read the clues and fill in the puzzle. 18 ..... live for 60 years.
Across Down
1 ..... are animals that give milk to their (12 2 8s and 14s eat ..... .
down). 3 A .... is often white, or black and white. It
4 ..... are big fish, and they can swim fast. lives on a farm.
Some of them are dangerous. 5 ..... live in Australia.
7 A ..... is very tall. It eats leaves. 6 Birds and reptiles ..... eggs.
9 A ..... is a mammal that lives in trees. It 7 Cows eat ..... .
loves fruit. 8 A ..... is a big reptile. It usually lives in a
10 A ..... is a heavy animal with short legs and river.
a thick skin. It lives in the water in Africa. 10 You can ride this animal.
12 Most ..... can fly, and their (12 down) come 11 Dolphins ..... for five hours at night and
from eggs. during the day.
14 A ..... is a yellow-brown colour. It eats other 12 ..... aren’t old.
animals.
13 A ..... has cold blood and it doesn’t have
15 A ..... is an insect that likes flowers. legs.
16 Most of the answers in this puzzle are
names of ..... .
17 Tarantulas have eight ..... .
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Theme C The way we live
1 Fill in the gaps ‘some’ and ‘any’
Fill in the gaps with ‘some’ or ‘any’.
1 What’s the problem?
We haven’t got ........... water.
2 What do you want?
I want ........... food.
3 Here’s some paper for Maria.
She doesn’t need ........... paper.
4 Have you got ........... pens?
Yes, thank you. We’ve got ............ .
5 What have they got in their pockets?
They’ve got ........... sweets.
6 Do we need ........... oil?
No, we’ve got ........... .

2 What’s in the picture? ‘some’ and ‘any’


Look at the picture and write sentences.
(sugar) There isn’t any sugar.
1 (bread)....................................................................
2 (flour)......................................................................
3 (vegetables) ..........................................................
4 (milk) ......................................................................
5 (eggs) ....................................................................
6 (fruit) ......................................................................

3 Saturday market Object pronouns


Change the underlined words to pronouns (them, it, her, him...).
My brother Bill goes to the market every Saturday, and I go with (example) Bill. My mother writes
a list of food and we buy (1) the food for (2) my mother. We take two big baskets with (3) Bill and
me. We buy lots of fruit and vegetables and put (4) the fruit and vegetables in the car. We often
meet our friend Tony and sit with (5) Tony at the market café. I get a sandwich and eat (6) the
sandwich with a glass of fruit juice. When we get home my mother starts cooking, and we often
help (7) my mother in the kitchen.
Example: him
1 ................................ 2 ................................ 3 ................................
4 ................................ 5 ................................ 6 ................................
7 ................................

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4 Types of food Vocabulary
Put the food words in the correct lists.
butter bread juice eggs apples rice pasta
sugar cheese potatoes water meat milk beans
1 Vegetables: ................................ ..............................
2 Fruit: ..........................................
3 Liquids: ...................................... .............................. ..............................
4 Food from milk:.......................... ..............................
5 Food from flour: ........................ ..............................
6 Other food: ................................ .............................. .............................. ..............................

Write one more food in each list.

5 Your favourite meal Vocabulary


Draw your favourite dinner on the plates.Then label the food. Use a dictionary for words that
you don’t know.

6 Whose meal? Reading


Read the puzzle and fill in the table.

Alice Ben Tanya


eats
hates meat
drinks

Alice, Ben and Tanya have very different meals.


• One of them eats fish, one eats vegetables and one eats fruit.
• One of them hates pasta, one hates meat and one hates eggs.
• One of them drinks fruit juice, one drinks cola and one drinks milk.
Alice doesn’t eat fruit and she hates meat. Ben drinks milk. Tanya doesn’t
eat fish or fruit, and she doesn’t drink cola. Ben thinks eggs are horrible.

Whose meal is in the picture? ................................................

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Theme D Planet Earth
1 What’s happening? Present continuous
What are the people doing? Draw pictures in the boxes.

1 2 3

Maria is having lunch. She’s David and Tom are leaving the Barbara is sitting in her car.
sitting at the table and she’s house. They’re going to the She’s driving to work and
cutting some bread. swimming pool. she’s singing.

2 Fill in the verbs Present continuous


Complete the sentences. Use the verbs in the present continuous.
Mona .............
is taking her books to the library. (take)
1 A: ............................ the cat .....................? (sleep)
B: No, it ............................. some milk in the kitchen. (drink)
2 A: What ........ you .....................? (cook)
B: We ............................. pancakes. (make)
3 A: What ........ the astronauts .....................? (do)
B: They .............................. down the ladder. (come)
4 A: What ........ you .....................? (do)
B: I ............................. my room. (clean)
5 A: ............................ Paul ..................... football? (play)
B: No, he ............................. his bicycle in the park. (ride)
6 A: What ........ your sister ..................... now? (do)
B: She .............................. a book about parrots. (write)

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3 Sun, moon and planets Short adjectives: comparatives and superlatives
Fill in the correct comparatives and superlatives. For information, check with Unit 19 in the
Student’s Book.
weaker nearest faster hotter nearer bigger coldest
1 Jupiter is ......................... than Venus.
2 Pluto is the ......................... planet.
3 The gravity on the moon is ......................... than on Earth.
4 A rocket is ......................... than a plane.
5 Mercury is the ......................... planet to the sun.
6 It’s ......................... on Earth than on the moon.
7 The moon is ......................... to us than the sun.

4 Word puzzle Vocabulary


Read the clues and fill in the puzzle.What word do they make going down (▼)?
1 In space, the moon is our nearest ..... .
2 getting bigger
3 We need this to see. It comes from the sun.
4 going from one place to another
5 changes in the level of the sea
6 There isn’t any ..... on the moon, so nothing can live there.
7 The Earth is a planet, but the sun is a ..... .

8 Astronauts ..... rocks from the moon.
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5 Best and worst Writing


Write your own sentences.
1 My best subject at school is ........................... because ..........................................
............................................................................................................................... .
2 My worst subject is ........................... because .......................................................
............................................................................................................................... .
3 The best day of the week is ........................... because .........................................
............................................................................................................................... .
4 ............ day is worse than ............ day because ......................................................
............................................................................................................................... .

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Theme E Natural forces
1 What type of noun? Countables and uncountables
Put the nouns in the correct lists.
day cloud sunshine weather month rain star air animal year snow water
Countable: ............................ ............................ ............................
............................ ............................ ............................
Uncountable: ............................ ............................ ............................
............................ ............................ ............................
Write three more words in each list.

2 Fill in the gaps ‘much’, ‘many’, ‘a lot of’


Write ‘much’, ‘many’ or ‘a lot of ’.
1 How ............................ rainy days do they get in August?
2 This plant needs ............................ sunshine.
3 We don’t have ............................ foggy weather in summer.
4 Do ............................ animals live at the North Pole?
5 ............................ snow falls here in winter.
6 How ............................ rain do you usually have in August?
7 There isn’t ............................ water in the river now.
8 I can’t see ............................ clouds in the sky.

3 Comparing things Comparatives and superlatives


Make your own comparisons. For example:
(sunny) In Australia, February is sunnier than July.
expensive ....................................................................................................................
windy ....................................................................................................................
interesting ....................................................................................................................
healthy ....................................................................................................................
tall ....................................................................................................................
dangerous ....................................................................................................................
good ....................................................................................................................

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4 Making adjectives ‘-y’ adjectives
You can make adjectives like ‘windy’ and ‘sunny’ from these nouns:
sugar milk juice hill leaf salt
Use the adjectives to complete the sentences.
Example: Sea water is very salty.
1 In June the trees are ....................... and green in Europe.
2 Most sweets are very ....................... .
3 This is a very ....................... orange – it’s delicious!
4 Hot chocolate is a nice ....................... drink.
5 We can’t drive very fast on this ....................... road.

5 Rain Reading
Put a circle round the correct word. For information, check with Unit 24, Exercise 7 in the
Student’s Book.
When the sun blows/shines on the sea, the water becomes hot. Air/Water vapour
expands/rises into the sky. In the sky it becomes colder and makes winds/clouds.
When the clouds become warmer again, the water falls and we get snow/rain.

6 In January, ... Writing


Make a list of all the months in the year.Then write one thing that you always, usually,
sometimes or often do in each month. For example:
January In January, I sometimes go skiing.
February In February, I always have a birthday party.

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Theme F Living history
1 Past or present? ‘be’, Present simple and Past simple
Fill in the gaps. Use ‘is’, ‘are’, ‘was’ or ‘were’.
1 I .......... at the beach yesterday.
2 Sophie and Harry .......... our neighbours. They live in a flat in our building.
3 The football game last night .......... very exciting.
4 Pluto .......... the smallest planet in our solar system.
5 I saw Gina and Harry. They .......... at the shopping centre.
6 It .......... cold in the morning, and in the afternoon it started to snow.
7 A hippopotamus .......... a mammal.
8 There .......... heavy rain yesterday.

2 Past tense verbs Past simple


Find 15 Past simple verbs in the puzzle, and write them in the lists.

B E C H A S D V Y
S L E U F A G U R
W P R N M W A S D
A A T T A C K E D
L I V E D H A D W
K N I D E W E R E
E T K I L L E D N
D E H E L P E D T
T D A C O O K E D

Verbs with ‘-ed’ endings


......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... .........................
......................... ......................... ......................... .........................
Other verbs
......................... ......................... ......................... ......................... .........................
.........................

3 The life of cavepeople Past simple


Fill in the gaps in the story. Use verbs from Exercise 2 above.
When people went into the caves at Lascaux in France, they (1) ...................... some strange and
beautiful pictures on the walls. We now know that cavepeople (2) ...................... in these caves
and (3) ...................... the pictures more than 30,000 years ago. They (4) ...................... wild
animals and (5) ...................... them with spears. They (6) ...................... stone tools to cut up the
meat and then they (7) ......................it on their fires. The weather (8) ...................... often cold, but
the people (9) ......................warm because they (10) ...................... clothes from the animals’ skins.

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4 Match the words Vocabulary
Match the words with their meanings.
1 not safe a goat
2 the outside part of your body b chase
3 not light in colour c easy
4 make a picture d dangerous
5 name of an animal e cliff
6 very bad f dark
7 not difficult g skin
8 tall rock h paint
9 run after someone i pick
10 take a plant from the ground j horrible

5 Nogoba’s story Reading


Read Nogoba’s story again, in Unit 29, Exercise 3 of the Student’s Book. Are these sentences
true (T) or false (F)?

1 There weren’t many people in Nogoba’s cave. [ ]


2 Tigers and bears are wild animals. [ ]
3 The cavepeople were vegetarians. [ ]
4 Nogoba was a hunter. [ ]
5 She and the other children collected water. [ ]
6 There was always a lot of water in the river. [ ]
7 The children were always cold. [ ]
8 The fruit and nuts were sometimes dangerous to eat. [ ]

6 A dangerous experience Writing


When did you do something dangerous? What was it? Write about it here.
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Worksheet Answer Key

1 Students’ own answers 8 She works in a factory.


2 Nouns: chair, town, factory 9 She learns the guitar on Saturday
Verbs: swim, draw, sing, run mornings.
Adjectives: important, tall, new, favourite 10 It is near the library and museum.
3 Students’ own answers 5 1 houses 2 farm 3 flats 4 station
4 1 Yes, it does. 5 factory 6 river 7 shops 8 office
2 No, she doesn’t. 6 A Stockford
3 They play football. B Hinton
4 It is near the sea. C Belwood
5 She goes to the swimming pool. 1 Julie lives in Belwood.
6 No, she doesn’t. 2 Mike lives in Stockford.
7 He doesn’t work. 3 Rosa lives in Hinton.
Theme B
1 1 live; 2 is; 3 sleep; 4 have; 5 have; 6 sleep; 7 eats; 8 don’t live; 9 gives; 10 don’t
2 1 Does; 2 Are; 3 are; 4 Does; 5 do; 6 Is; 7 does
3 1 her; 2 Their; 3 our; 4 his; 5 our; 6 its; 7 its
4

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S O C R L
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S B I R D S O L I O N E
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A S N D O E
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Theme C 3 1 it; 2 her; 3 us; 4 them; 5 him; 6 it; 7 her


1 1 any; 2 some; 3 any; 4 any, some; 5 some; 4 Vegetables: potatoes, beans
6 any, some Fruit: apples
2 1 There is some bread. Liquids: juice, water, milk
2 There isn’t any flour. Food from milk: butter, cheese
3 There aren’t any vegetables. Food from flour: bread, pasta
4 There is some milk. Other food: eggs, rice, sugar, meat
5 There are some eggs.
6 There isn’t any fruit.

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5 Students’ own answers 4 1 leafy; 2 sugary; 3 juicy; 4 milky; 5 hilly
6 5 Water
Alice Ben Tanya rises
eats fish fruit vegetables clouds
hates meat eggs pasta rain
drinks cola milk fruit juice 6 Students’ own answers
The meal in the picture is Alice’s.
Theme F
Theme D 1 1 was 5 were
1 Students’ drawings 2 are 6 was
2 1 Is ... sleeping; ’s/is drinking 3 was 7 is
2 are ... cooking; ’re/are making 4 is 8 was
3 are ... doing; ’re/are coming 2
4 are ... doing; ’m/am cleaning B E C H A S D V Y
5 Is ... playing; ’s/is riding S L E U F A G U R
6 is ... doing; ’s/is writing W P R N M W A S D
3 1 bigger; 2 coldest; 3 weaker; 4 faster; A A T T A C K E D
5 nearest; 6 hotter; 7 nearer L I V E D H A D W
4 ▼ K N I D E W E R E
1
N E I G H B O U R E T K I L L E D N
2
E X P A N D I N G D E H E L P E D T
3
L I G H T T D A C O O K E D
4
M O V I N G Verbs with ‘-ed’ endings: attacked, lived,
5
T I D E S killed, helped, cooked, walked, painted,
6
A I R hunted, used
7
S T A R Other verbs: was, had, were, made, saw, went
8
C O L L E C T 3 1 saw 6 used
2 lived 7 cooked
5 Students’ own answers
3 painted 8 was
Theme E 4 hunted 9 were
1 Countable: day, cloud, month, star, animal, 5 killed 10 made (or had)
year 4 2 g 3 f 4 h 5 a 6 j 7 c 8 e 9 b 10 i
Uncountable: sunshine, weather, rain, air, 5 1 F 2T 3 F 4 F 5T 6 F 7 F 8T
snow, water 6 Students’ own answers
2 1 many; 2 a lot of; 3 much; 4 many; 5 A lot
of; 6 much; 7 much; 8 many
3 Students’ own answers

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