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A student calls to leave a message for his or her teacher. A: Ring ring! B: Hello? A: Hello. Suddenly. May I help you? A: Yes. A: Ring ring! B: Hello? A: Hi. A: Ring ring! B: Rick’s Restaurant. Complete the dialog. . 4B You are looking for a part-time job at a restaurant. This is . . and you are sleeping. You call your best friend just to talk. . My name is . A customer calls and wants to leave a message for a friend. The manager calls to arrange an interview. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . . Complete the dialog..Talking point 2 1A Telephone dialogs 1B It’s very late at night. Complete the dialog. . .. Call the restaurant and leave a message for your friend. A: Ring ring! B: Jones University. . . . and you can’t sleep. May I help you? A: Yes. Complete the dialog. Complete the dialog. This is . 3B You work in a university office. I have plans to meet a friend there at 7:00 . and arrange a time and place to meet for the interview. 2B You work at a restaurant. Hello. 3A You have a test in your English class today. A: Ring ring! B: Rick’s Restaurant. It’s very late at night. 160 Let’s Talk. A: Ring ring! B: Jones University.. Complete the dialog. 4A You are a restaurant manager. This is . Call the next person. Complete the dialog. It’s your best friend. main office. but you are very sick and cannot go to school. I have plans to meet a friend there at 7:00 . A: Ring ring! B: Hello? A: Hi. My name is . . Second Edition. Complete the dialog. and you are looking for new staff members. the phone rings. . 2A You have plans to meet a friend for dinner. main office. but you are going to be an hour late. A: Hello. This is . . A: Ring ring! B: Hello? A: Hello. . A: Hello. Hello.. . Call the school and leave a message for your teacher.
flip it over and cook until it is brown. add the ground beef. © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable Let’s Talk. Cook uncovered for 45 minutes. and use a spoon to add the pancake mixture. Second Edition. and mix. Book 2 161 . and green pepper. tomatoes. add oil and fry garlic. and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Melt the butter in a frying pan. Beat the eggs together with the milk. and chili powder.Talking point 3 What’s cooking? pancakes Ingredients: 70 grams flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon baking powder 250 milliliters milk 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon butter 25 milliliters maple syrup Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 2 large onions 1 green pepper 25 milliliters oil 500 grams ground beef chili con carne 420 grams kidney beans 425 grams diced tomatoes ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chili powder bread Directions Put the flour. and green pepper. Serve with warm bread. Add the eggs and milk to the flour mixture. sugar. Serve with maple syrup. salt. then cook until meat is brown. In a very big pot. Stir in beans. onion. salt. When the vegetables are cooked. When the pancake bubbles. Chop the garlic. onions.
windy at times Summer °C High: Low: 13°C Fall High: °C Low: 6°C Winter High: 8°C Low: °C chilly. often cloudy and rainy average number of rainy days: • Ski. and dry Fall High: 13°C Low: °C windy. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 . frequent storms average number of rainy days: • Visit the Vancouver Aquarium • Winter °C High: Low: 1°C Weather average number of rainy days: 44 • Things to do • Go cycling at the Sea Wall average number of rainy days: • Shop at outdoor markets in Chinatown • average number of rainy days: 55 • • Attend the Vancouver Art Gallery Photocopiable 162 Let’s Talk.Talking point 4 Student A Visit Vancouver! Season Average temperature Spring High: 13°C Low: °C cool and rainy. or cross-country ski • Weather average number of rainy days: • Visit the Chinese Gardens • average number of rainy days: 25 • • Walk or jog in Stanley Park average number of rainy days: 43 • • Attend the Vancouver Film Festival Things to do Student B Season Average temperature Spring High: °C Low: 5°C Summer High: 22°C Low: °C warm. sunny. Second Edition. snowboard.
Book 2 163 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . You are a movie director. The person to your right is an artist. The person to your right is a professional athlete. You are a nurse. You are a video-game tester. The person to your right is a video-game tester. The person to your right is a dolphin trainer. You are a pilot. The person to your right is a movie director. Let’s Talk. The person to your right is a chef. The person to your right is a nurse. You are an actor. You are an accountant. The person to your right is a salesclerk. You are a dolphin trainer. You are a salesclerk. You are a journalist. The person to your right is an accountant. Set 2 You are a teacher. The person to your right is a construction worker. The person to your right is an actor. The person to your right is a professor. You are a lumberjack. The person to your right is a pilot. The person to your right is a journalist. The person to your right is a lumberjack. You are a lifeguard. The person to your right is a teacher. You are a musician. The person to your right is a lifeguard. Second Edition. The person to your right is a flight attendant. You are a flight attendant. You are a chef. The person to your right is a politician. The person to your right is a musician. You are a politician. You are a professional athlete. You are an artist. You are a professor.Talking point 5 What do you do? Set 1 You are a construction worker.
where would you go? If you found some extra money in your pocket. where would you go? If you had a free day tomorrow. what would you try? If you had a lot of free time. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . what would it be? If you could travel anywhere. who would you spend it with? What if . what new hobby would you start? If you could take a long vacation. ? If you were rich. how would you spend it? If you could stop doing any chore for the rest of your life.Talking point 6 If you had more free time. Second Edition. what would you do with it? 164 Let’s Talk. what leisure activities would you do? If you could eat at any restaurant tonight. . . where would you buy it? If you could spend time with anybody – dead or alive – who would it be? If you could try an unusual hobby. what would you do? If you could buy a vacation house.
. Photocopiable . When I need help. I want to 4. myself. The first year of college can be very difficult. and I got a bad grade. Book 2 165 . but he didn’t enjoy it. Miho is my best friend. He’s always ready for action. she’ll always 6. I didn’t study for my exam. John tried snowboarding several times. Second Edition.Talking point 7 Sports idioms Idioms to kick yourself to be run down to go to bat for someone to sink or swim to throw in the towel to be on the ball Definitions to be angry with yourself to be very tired to help or support someone to fail or succeed in a difficult situation to give up or quit to be able to think and act quickly on the ball throw in the towel sink or swim run down go to bat kick 1. I worked for twelve hours yesterday. Students either 5. 3. for me. He finally decided to . © Cambridge University Press 2008 Let’s Talk. Tim is really . I’m really 2.
Which types of transportation above have you used? Which ones would you like to try? Which ones would you not try? Why not? 2. Austria b. Which types of transportation above are the fastest? the most convenient? the most unusual? the most fun? the scariest? 3. the U. China g. the U. d. ferry. gondola.K. Australia h. dogsled. monorail. cable car. Japan f. trolley. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . Canada c.Talking point 8 ① ② World transportation ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ ⑦ ⑧ ⑨ a. bicycle. tuk-tuk. i. Second Edition. Thailand 1. What are some advantages and disadvantages of each type of transportation? 4. double-decker bus. What other interesting types of transportation do you know from around the world? 166 Let’s Talk. Italy e.S.
© Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable Let’s Talk. and it left without me! I went to the beach and got a bad sunburn. and there were no more rooms. and a bear ate all my food. Second Edition. and it rained the whole time! The hotel lost my reservation.Talking point 9 Vacation disasters I lost my passport! The airline lost my suitcases! I went on a wildlife tour and was chased by a lion! I went camping. I was late for the tour bus. I went hiking in the mountains and got lost! I went on a boat tour and fell into the lake! My wallet was stolen. Book 2 167 . I went camping. I missed my flight.
Second Edition. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable .Talking point 10 Invention Inventions: good or bad? Good points • • Bad points cars • cell phones • • computers • • digital cameras • • fast food • • the Internet • • TVs • • video games • 168 Let’s Talk.
Second Edition. Book 2 169 .Talking point 11 What should we do with it? plastic bottles a computer an old car aluminum cans cardboard boxes an old bathtub grocery bags newspapers glass jars egg cartons tires milk cartons used clothing © Cambridge University Press 2008 toothpaste tubes Photocopiable a cell phone batteries Let’s Talk.
Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . Police charged Levin with robbery. was shopping at a supermarket last November □ The box also contained a note from the thief apologizing to Robbins and asking for forgiveness. Headline: how grateful she was. □ A 71-year-old woman got a nice surprise when she opened her mailbox yesterday – a package when her purse disappeared from her shopping cart.” records to find out Levin’s identity. Jane Robbins of Chicago. including Jonesy. “If I ever meet the thief in person. containing a purse that was stolen from her nine months ago. □ The woman. 170 Let’s Talk. New Hampshire. woke up to hear Jonesy crying loudly and running from room to room scratching on doors. car in northwest London and stole a stereo. Headline: Extra! Extra! B. the box arrived at her home containing the purse and all of its contents. □ Police chief Roman Kracker said. Second Edition. He smelled smoke coming from outside his bedroom door. but we knew he was lying through his teeth. □ Robbins said she called the local newspapers and television stations so she could tell the thief □ Yesterday afternoon. but lost his false teeth when he tried to make a quick getaway after the car alarm went off. She said. the fire without injury.39 in cash and two valuable rings. □ Tom Smith got out of bed to see why the □ A cat named Jonesy is a hero today after saving his owners from a dangerous house fire.Talking point 12 A. C. Simon Levin. 54. I’ll probably give him a hug. the Smith family of after he left his false teeth at the crime scene. “He □ Police found the teeth and used dental □ All members of the Smith family escaped □ Late last night. Illinois. who earned a can of tuna fish for breakfast. □ A London car thief was caught by police □ The thief. broke into a Hanover. Headline: cat was acting so strangely.” including $89. tried to tell us that the false teeth were his and they had been stolen from him.
Because of this multicultural population. among others. the San Francisco Jazz Festival offers live musical performances by some of the world’s best jazz musicians. And just getting around San Francisco can be an attraction on its own. San Francisco has many wonderful festivals throughout the year. What can tourists do at Pier 39? © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable Let’s Talk. and it is one of the most popular places for tourists to visit in the U. San Francisco celebrates Independence Day on the 4th of July with fireworks. What festivals does San Francisco celebrate in these months? March: September: May: October: July: 5. 1906? 3.S. especially for visitors who choose to ride the famous electric cable cars. What happened in San Francisco on April 18. Its population includes many people of Asian and Hispanic descent. offer interesting shops and excellent restaurants.S. such as Chinatown and the Italian section called North Beach. In the mid-1800s. Second Edition. Sightseeing San Francisco has many interesting sightseeing attractions. the second longest suspension bridge in the U. How did San Francisco get its name? 2. Today it has a population of over 700. In 1848. and the Mexican holiday Cinco de mayo in May. The city was rebuilt and continued to grow over the years. there’s a chocolate festival in September. The pier also offers a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge. For chocolate lovers. What are two of San Francisco’s ethnic neighborhoods? 6. The earthquake and the fires that followed almost destroyed the city completely. Book 2 171 . The ethnic neighborhoods. On the morning of April 18. visitors can take a ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and go to the aquarium at the Marine Mammal Center.000 people. Why does San Francisco have so many wonderful festivals? 4. The area was established by Spanish settlers in 1776 and named after the Italian monk Saint Francis of Assisi.Talking point 13 Let’s go to San Francisco! History San Francisco is located in the state of California on the West Coast of the U.S. From the pier. Fisherman’s Wharf is a waterfront neighborhood that includes a variety of attractions such as the shopping center at Pier 39. Like all American cities. 1906. Festivals San Francisco has a rich cultural heritage. and in October. San Francisco’s population grew when thousands of people came to the area from all over to look for gold. a huge earthquake struck San Francisco. San Franciscans celebrate Chinese New Year in March. Questions: 1. the United States took control of San Francisco and officially made it a city in 1850.
Talking point 14 What’s your opinion? Classmate 1 Classmate 2 the best way to spend free time □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree □ agree □ disagree the best kind of music to relax to the best song of this year the best female singer from this country the best male singer from this country the most interesting program on TV now the best movie ever the best actor from this country the best actress from this country the movie with the best special effects the most famous artist from this country 172 Let’s Talk. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . Second Edition.
Talking point 15 Do you remember when . . Book 2 173 . Second Edition. . ? Do you remember when was popular? Do you remember when young people wore ? Do you remember when was on TV? Do you remember when the movie came out? Do you remember when everybody thought was great? Do you remember when was famous? Do you remember when the song was popular? Do you remember when everybody wanted ? Do you remember when people listened to ? Do you remember when was fashionable? Do you remember when people didn’t have ? Do you remember when people used to ? © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable Let’s Talk.
He also put a letter into the box. That’s really funny! 2. “I put your picture in the box.” 9. sisters. His friends gave him pictures of their girlfriends. “You have a very nice picture of me. 11. 14. 12.Talking point 16 1. and grandmothers. John was a university student.” 174 Let’s Talk. “Dear John.” 6.” 5. he received a letter from his girlfriend. Book 2 © Cambridge University Press 2008 Photocopiable . Second Edition. John was very upset and angry at this news. His university was far from his home and his girlfriend. aunts. One day. “I have found another boyfriend. 4. mothers. 13. “but I can’t remember which one you are. “I want to give that picture to my new boyfriend. The letter said. 3.” 16.” 8.” 7. He asked all his friends for pictures. The letter said. 10. “Please send my picture back to me. Thank you.” 15. John put all the pictures into a big box. “Dear Girlfriend.
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