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BASIC 1

S T U D E N T
WORKBOOK
English Discoveriesç/NLINE

Basic 1
Student Workbook

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Dear Student,

Welcome to the English Discoveries Student Workbook – Basic 1.


This workbook is especially for you! It will help you use, practice and progress in English.

Each unit of the workbook corresponds directly to a unit in the English Discoveries Basic 1 course.
You should use this workbook together with the course. For example, after you do the Listening
section from the course, we recommend you do the Listening section in the workbook. Your workbook
also contains copies of the Explore texts from the English Discoveries course, so you can refer to its
content when you are away from the computer.

Each unit in the workbook has four sections: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Grammar.
• The Listening section will help you practice your listening skills. A variety of genres such as voice
mail messages, radio programs and TV video clips are included.
• The Reading section will reinforce your understanding of different kinds of reading texts such as
postcards, ads, stories and newspaper articles.
• The Speaking section will give you the opportunity to practice different speaking functions such as
ordering a meal in a restaurant, asking for directions, making suggestions, etc.
• The Grammar section will help you practice the main points of the online unit within the context of
the unit theme. This way you will learn to use grammar structures in real-life situations.

Special emphasis has been given throughout the workbook to speaking and writing activities and you
will see that you have a lot of opportunity to express yourself in both spoken and written English.

We hope you enjoy using this program and wish you lots of luck!
The English Discoveries Team
CONTENTS

UNIT 1
Meet a Rock Star . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
UNIT 2
Against the Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
UNIT 3
At the Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
UNIT 4
Going Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

UNIT 5
On a Business Trip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
UNIT 6
About People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

UNIT 7
For Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
UNIT 8
On the Move . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
APPENDIX
Explore Texts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57
B A S I C 1 U N I T 1

MEET A ROCK STAR

ART

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

1. I can play a 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 play soccer .


2. I can dance salsa and bachata .
3. I can cook for my family .

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

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


You: Yes, there are many people here at the concert

Radio announcer: Is everyone having a good time?


You: Of course everyone is having the best time.

e. Practice your dialogue with a partner.

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MEET ME!
a. Match these personal ads to the pictures of the people who wrote them.
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A My name is Maria.
I am  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.
Write: P. O. Box 93048, Paris, France.

1. B

B My name is Elena.
I live in New York. I am  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. A

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Maria 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 personals ad and decide who Josh should meet
– Maria or Elena? Why?

My name is Josh. I am  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 Maria because because they both like classical music
and can speak English and French .

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

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

My name is Jackson Barrera. I am 19 years old. Not Speak English

I love movies and the music.


I love the pizza and burger.

Villanueva Corte, Honduras

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MAXI’S ROOM

a. Match the words from columns A and B to make phrases from this unit.
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A B
1. hotel d a. star
2. rock A b. hall
3. concert B c. story
4. newspaper C d. room
5. radio E e. station

b. How well do you remember the dialogue from the Speaking section? Match
the answers below to the right questions.

Questions Answers

1. Is this the right hotel? B a. I don’t know. That isn’t in the newspaper story.

2. How do you know? C b. Yes, Maxi is staying here.

3. What room is she in? A 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:
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You: Is this the right cinema/theater/concert hall?


yes it is the right one
Your friend:
You: He/She is? How do you know?
Your friend: Yes, he is because I look at him some time ago
You: Well, when does he/she arrive?
Your friend: we will greet

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.
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Questions Answers

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

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

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

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

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

6. Is he American? b f. No, he’s not.

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

1. Is he/she the same age as you? yes he's the same age
clear the best look
2. Is he/she good looking?

3. Does he/she speak English? If you speak English and French

4. What does he/she do? she is a graphic designer

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

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B A S I C 1 U N I T 2

AGAINST THE LAW

MYSTERY

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

1. Mr. Montenegro
2. How do you do?
3. Thanks.
4. Sergio.
5. Hi!
6. Thank you.
7. Nice to meet you.

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b. Susan Bailey and Mr. Montenegro met each other for the first time in the video.
Mark the sentences below that you can use to introduce people to each other.
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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 Sergio.

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

Susan: Hello, Mr. Montenegro! (1) How are you ?

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

Susan: Great! Mr. Montenegro, (2)This is my friend from New York.


, Tom Smith.

Mr. Montenegro: (3) Yes, it is , Mr. Smith!

Mr. Smith: (4) Can I have a menu, please , Mr. Montenegro?

Mr. Montenegro: (5) . Please call me Sergio!

d. Practice the dialogue from 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. Use the Explore text on pages 60, 61 to help you.
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1 2 3

police officer Sam and Becky Nate the Napkin

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? Sam and Becky

2. Who steals wallets? Nate the napkin

3. Who is wearing a blue suit? the police officer and Nate the Napkin

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.
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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.
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driving • how much • ticket • money • why

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

Man: (2) why are you doing that?

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

too fast!

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

Police Officer: It’s fifty dollars.

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

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


That man's a thief! oh dear tose men are police officers stop! that's my wallet
is thnis your wallet? this is grat restaurant is this the thief?

b. The police officer is interviewing everyone at the police station. Complete the dialogue
using short answers.
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Police officer: Is your name Becky Smith?
Becky: Yes, (1) it is .
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 b. with a partner.

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B A S I C 1 U N I T 3

AT THE RESTAURANT

FOOD
a. The International Café is organizing its menu. Help by matching the correct titles to the
foods below.
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ITALIAN MEXICAN CHINESE AMERICAN


FOOD FOOD FOOD FOOD

chinese food american food mexican food italian food


chow mein hamburgers salsa pasta

eggçroll hot dogs tacos pizza

green tea French fries beer lasagna

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b. Complete this restaurant ad with the words below.
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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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THE NEW MEXICAN RESTAURANT
a. Read the restaurant ads and answer the questions which follow.

A B

Vi s i t
Hamburger City! Visit the
It’s the restaurant for you.
We have seven different kinds of
Rendezvous
hamburgers. Restaurant!
This week the hamburgers We make delicious French food.
come with French fries We have fresh fish, salads and great
and a free drink French bread.
for only $8.95 This week all meals come with a
free drink!
Hamburger City Restaurant is on All meals are $10.95
479 High Street.
We are open for lunch and dinner, The Rendezvous Restaurant is open
Monday - Friday. everyday for lunch on 972 Spring Street.

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b. Correct the sentences below according to the ads in a.
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1. Hamburger City makes three different kinds of hamburgers.


come with French fries and a free drink

2. The Rendezvous Restaurant isn’t open for lunch.


no

3. Hamburger City is on 972 Spring Street.

4. The Rendez vous Restaurant serves Mexican food.


no

5. The meals at Hamburger City cost $10.95.


no

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

Hamburgers city
I would like to have dinner at
because because I like hamburgers .

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DELICIOUS SALADS
a. A man is taking his girlfriend to lunch at an American restaurant. Match the
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Questions Answers

1. Are the hamburgers good here? c a. Well, they’re not as good as the hamburgers.

2. Are the hot dogs good? a b. I don’t know, I only drink tea.

3. What about the French fries? d c. Yes, they’re very good.

4. How is the coffee? b 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 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: what to do to eat

Your friend: hamburgers, french fries, hot dogs

You: how much does the potatoes cost?

Your friend: they cost 0.75

You: and they are delicious

Your friend: son of the best

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NOUNS: ARTICLES, THERE IS/THERE ARE
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. the menu is very good

2. the tea is very delicious

3. everything to drink is very rich

4. the food is very rich

5. the music is excellent

Negative sentences
in this restaurant there are many people
1.
2. the man is a bad waiter

3. the woman does not want soup

the children cry a lot


4.

5. the music is very bad

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? 21251

if there are 12

2. Are there a lot of students?


Yes, there are a lot

3. Are there any pictures on the walls?


do not

4. Is there a board?
yes

5. Is there a lot of noise?


bit

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d. Look at the restaurant ads below. Complete the sentences with the correct
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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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B A S I C 1 U N I T 4

G O I N G O U T

DRAMA
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.
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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 a.
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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. Mark 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.
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d. Practice the dialogue from a. with a partner. Then role-play a meeting between Mark and
Katie.

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RICHARD’S ROMANCE
a. Did you understand the story “Richard’s Romance”? Mark which quote belong to Penny
and which to Richard.
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Richard Penny

1. “Hi. I’m Penny.”

2. “Meet me at Le Café Restaurant.”

3. “What is she thinking?”

4. “What a great 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.
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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. Richard is writing a note to Penny the next day in class. Read the note and help Penny
answer it.
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Dear Richard,
ny, you
Dear Pen girlfr iend? Can
m y
ant to be estauran
t
Do you w x ic an R
the Me
e t me today at
me .?
treet a t 1:30 p.m
gS
on Sprin
Love,
Love,
Penny
Richard

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LET’S GO!
a. Here are two dialogues of people making suggestions. Number the sentences in the
correct order.
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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 e. Are we walking or driving?
taking the bus? f. OK. Let’s go.

b. Complete the sentences below with the suggestions from the box.
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• 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 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.
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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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B A S I C 1 U N I T 5

ON A BUSINESS TRIP

BUSINESS
a. Look at Betty’s diary and write three sentences about what she is doing today.
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Tuesday, July 27th 2005

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.
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ry interested
Fenh ill from Electro Tec. I’m ve
Susan
“Hi Betty, this is
y
ts! I’m free th is afternoon, Tuesda
s produc
in your electronic
the
:1 5, at th e Fren ch Restaurant in
meet at 12
July 27 . Can we
th

Edison Hotel?
essage.”
8-034 as soon as you get this m
at 45
Please phone me

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 Ms. 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 a. and
suggest a time and place you can both meet.
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“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?


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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 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?
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Hotel The Sea View Inn


The Plaza r of
a H o te l is in the cente The Sea View Inn is right on the
The Plaz
s and
all the store
town, near r
beach, near the sea. We have a big
It h as a b u siness cente
. swimming pool and a great restaurant.
restaurants ave
re n c e fa c ilities. We h We have a fast laundry service and
and confe oms.
ac c e s s in all our bedro 24-hour room service.
Internet
es:
Room Pric Room Prices:
0 a night
Single - $7 Single rooms - $60 a night
8 a night
Double - $9 .)
Double rooms - $95 a night
e price
st is not included in th (Breakfast is included in the price.)
(Breakfa
tions call:
For reserva
4
23-165-456 For reservations call: 56-132-1647

e. Complete the table below about the hotels from d.


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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.
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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, role-play 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.
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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. 2IGHT 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.

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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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B A S I C 1 U N I T 6

ABOUT PEOPLE
OUTGOING MESSAGE

a. What information is important when you leave a message on an answering machine?

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Yes No
1. Your age

2. Your first name

3. Your family LASTçname

4. Your birthday

5. Your telephone number

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b. Who left these outgoing messages? Read the messages below and match them to the
correct picture. 21401

a. b. c.

1. Hi, this is the 2. Antonio Martinez’s 3. Hi, this is Sally.


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

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


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1. Who lives alone?

2. Where are the Chan family?

3. Does Antonio Martinez work on the weekend?

4. Who has a mobile phone?

5. Is Antonio Martinez’s office open at 6.00 p.m.?

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

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MONACO
a. John and Jenny went on a vacation. Read their postcard and answer the questions
below. 21411

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?
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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 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? 21431

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.
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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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B A S I C 1 U N I T 7

F O R S A L E

AD
a. Do you remember the ad about Fred’s Furniture Store? Put the words from the ad under
the correct heading.
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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:
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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 Açstore that is having a sale. Include the following information:

• the name of the store


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• 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.
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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. Only
Needs new paint. A great family car! has 21,000 miles.
Price $50,000. Price $25,000. Price $120,000.
Phone Benny: 256 389 Phone
Diana: 546 47466 David: 76743464

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 a. should John buy? Which car
should Sue buy? Why?
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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.
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FOR SALE
Beautiful sofa! A piano Two Labrador
dogs
Very cute! 1 year old.
Price $70 each.
Dark blue color. Call Michael:
Very clean. In good condition. 973 1463
Price $350. Price $800.
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?
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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.


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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. Look at the pictures below. Who do the objects belong to?
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• 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.

1. This is Mandy’s tennis racket. .

2. These are .

3. These are .

4. This is .

5. These are .

6. This is .

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B A S I C 1 U N I T 8

ON THE MOVE

ADVENTURE
a. Match the answers to the questions.
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Questions Answers
1. What time is it? a. It’s over there.
2. Are you waiting for the bus? b. It’s 40p.
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.
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1. Which bus goes to Jackson Road?

2. Where is the bus stop for the park?

3. Does Bus » 1 go to the shopping center?

4. Which bus goes to the Musgrave Museum?

c. Someone asks you how to get 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.


a. in Washington, D.C. Sharp’s office...
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...
a. late for her meeting. 5. Mr. Sharp is...
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.

G
e. Role-play the dialogues from 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.
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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 sentences below to help you.
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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.
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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.


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3. 4.
5.
2. 6.

Susan
7.
1. Paulo

Mr. Sharp

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B A S I C 1 A p p e n d i x

EXPLORE TEXTS

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Appendix 57
BASIC 1
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.
- No, you aren’t. We’re next!

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BASIC 1
UNIT 2

AGAINST THE LAW

Mystery
Mr. Montenegro: Susan Bailey?
Susan: Yes?
Mr. Montenegro: I’m Sergio Montenegro. And this... is the Blue Angel.
Susan: Very nice. Mr. Montenegro, this is...
Mr. Montenegro: Susan, this is the United States. Sergio, please.
Susan: Sergio, this is Mike Valacci. Mike, this is Mr. Sergio Montenegro.
Mr. Montenegro: How do you do, Mike?
Mike: Nice to meet you. Please.
Mr. Montenegro: Ah, yes.
Waiter: This is Mr. Montenegro?
Susan: Yes, it is.
Waiter: A menu, sir.
Mr. Montenegro: Thank you.

Follow That Man!


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

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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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BASIC 1
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


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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BASIC 1
UNIT 4

GOING OUT

Drama
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: OK. He’s listening to his Walkman.
Katie: Oh. Ask him what he’s listening to.
Amy: No! You ask him.
Katie: Ask him if the food is good. Yes, ask him that.
Amy: He’s not eating now. Katie, just turn around 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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BASIC 1
UNIT 5

ON A BUSINESS TRIP

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

More Women Traveling


“More and more women are traveling FOR business,” says Linda Holms, manager of
the Dorchester Hotel. “More businesswomen are staying at our hotel. So we are
offering them more services²

“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 a 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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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
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

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.

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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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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.

Cars 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.

Unit

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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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ON THE MOVE

Adventure
Younger man: Excuse me, are you waiting for a bus?
Older man: Yes.
Younger man: How much is the bus fare?
Older man: Where are you going?
Younger man: Trenton Street.
Older man: It’s 40p. But this isn’t the bus stop for Trenton Street.
That’s over there. 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 Mack. She is Matilda. He is little Spike. 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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