Activity # 1: Multiple Choice

Read the text below and choose from the menus the suitable answer. Here is an example for the first alternative: choose - decide - select - wish COSMETIC SURGERY What makes someone
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on plastic surgery? An actor explains: "I

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my father in appearance. His nose is big but mine was huge, and it got me I couldn't
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a normal life. At school, the other children
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about my nose, and I

stand seeing myself in television plays. I thought I

looked like a monster! The nose caused health problems as well: because of its shape, I couldn't breathe "The doctor
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, and I had a permanent

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throat."

I should have an operation. I was nervous but my wife
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me. The operation went well, but my whole face

afterwards and I had two terrible black eyes. I had to keep the bandage on my nose for a while and the
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didn't disappear for ages. It was months before I dared

return to work." "But I'm not
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in the result. My breathing problems have and I no longer feel self-conscious or
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about my
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appearance. I only regret I didn't go into the design of my nose in greater suppose that sounds vain!"

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I chose a purely practical nose, but now I would rather have a more beautiful one. Well, I

ANSWERS ACTIVITY # 1
COSMETIC SURGERY What makes someone decide on plastic surgery? An actor explains: "I take after my father in appearance. His nose is big but mine was huge, and it got me down. I couldn't lead a normal life. At school, the other children made jokes about my nose, and I couldn't stand seeing myself in television plays. I thought I looked like a monster! The nose caused health problems as well: because of its shape, I couldn't breathe properly, and I had a permanent sore throat."

The operation went well. You must use between two and five words." "But I'm not disappointed in the result. but my whole face ached afterwards and I had two terrible black eyes. I was nervous but my wife encouraged me. . I suppose that sounds vain!" Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. using the word given. Here is an example: You must do exactly what the manager tells you. but now I would rather have a more beautiful one. DO NOT CHANGE THE WORD GIVEN. Well."The doctor suggested I should have an operation. I had to keep the bandage on my nose for a while and the bruises didn't disappear for ages. including the word given. It was months before I dared return to work. CARRY You must CARRY OUT THE MANAGER'S instructions exactly. My breathing problems have cleared up and I no longer feel self-conscious or embarrassed about my appearance. I chose a purely practical nose. I only regret I didn't go into the design of my nose in greater detail.

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write that word IN BRACKETS or cross it out. Janice Hodge's three children have all been modelling since when the þÿ þÿ first weeks of their lives. A MODEL FAMILY þÿ 0 00 1 These days you are never too young to be a model. "They þÿ þÿ 10 appear in catalogues. but I asked myself what did I had to lose and þÿ þÿ 6 registered Laura with two modelling agencies.Activity # 7: Error Correction Read the text below and look carefully at each line. earning up $200 each for a working þÿ þÿ 2 day. They are þÿ þÿ 11 such a patient children that photographers love working with þÿ . If a line is correct. "When my at first daughter Laura (now 8) was a baby my þÿ þÿ 3 friends told me she was so pretty that she should be a model. knitwear books and magazines. Ted (5) and þÿ þÿ 9 Alex (2). type OK in the blank space on the left of the number. and some have a word which should not be there. As a result of the agencies þÿ þÿ 8 were keen to add Janice's the other two children. If a line has a word which should not be there. þÿ þÿ 4 I expect that people to say the same sort of thing about all þÿ þÿ 5 babies. There are two examples at the beginning (0 and 00). Immediately a þÿ þÿ 7 work came pouring in for her". Some of the lines are correct. to their books as soon as they were born.

þÿ but most of the money goes on bills". "I'm unemployed". Fortunately they all enjoy having their photograph be þÿ þÿ 13 taken". says Janice.þÿ 12 them. . "so if a cheque comes in. þÿ þÿ 15 it means much more better Christmas presents or a holiday. But their earnings are not as high as a supermodel's þÿ þÿ 14 is.

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