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PETROVIETNAM

PETROVIETNAM UNIVERSITY

ENGLISH PROGRAM
IELTS PREPARATION

Unit 1: Change and
Consequences
Lecturer :
Foreign
Language Center
Email : flc@pvu.edu.vn
Website : www.pvu.edu.vn

Objectives
Predicting in tables

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tidy. Foreign Language Center .Activity 1 Room available in large. Would suit female student. and a nonsmoker. Must be reliable. central apartment in return for looking after pets and general duties.

Twenty minutes by train from city. Foreign Language Center . Single occupant only. excluding bills. $400 a month.Activity 1 Studio available.

Activity 2 A Is rented accommodation expensive where you live? Why? B How can students be helped with accommodation when they move away from home? C which accommodation above would you apply for? Why? Foreign Language Center .

Activity 3 Do you know the meaning of these words? Share your knowledge with your partner. shared house studio farmhouse house flat bungalow penthouse terraced house Foreign Language Center 6 .

Activity 4 Complete the sentences a-g (page 6) with the words in the list. shared house studio farmhouse house flat bungalow penthouse terraced house Foreign Language Center 7 .

Answer key a penthouse b house c studio d farmhouse e bungalow f terraced house g shared house Foreign Language Center .

Foreign Language Center .Activity 5 Which type of accommodation do you live in? Make a list of adjectives to describe where you live.

Annual rainfall 5…………. 2504 962 Male passengers 34% 62% 8………… Female 66% 38% 9………….. Foreign Language Center 10 .4 0 4………….50 7…………. N/A Total journeys 6………….. 652 mm Bus Train Bicycle Price of fare £1.Activity 6 What is the title for each table? 1 2 3 District Typical style Average price Transport Aberton bungalows £180 000 1………… Hunborough 2………… £225 000 Poor Millview flats 3………… Excellent 1955 2005 Average temperature 17.

652 mm Bus Train Bicycle Price of fare £1.Answer key 1 Comparison of housing by area 2 Climate change over 50 years 3 Transport use by type Foreign Language Center District Typical style Average price Transport Aberton bungalows £180 000 1………… Hunborough 2………… £225 000 Poor Millview flats 3………… Excellent 1955 2005 Average temperature 17.. 11 .4 0 4………….. Annual rainfall 5………….50 7…………. N/A Total journeys 6…………. 2504 962 Male passengers 34% 62% 8………… Female 66% 38% 9………….

Complete each table with the information below.000 £2.20 18.567 612mm 75% good terraced houses Foreign Language Center 25% 12 .20 3. £125.

50 7…………. 652 mm Bus Train Bicycle Price of fare £1.Answer key 1 2 3 District Typical style Average price Transport Aberton bungalows £180 000 1………… good Hunborough 2………… £225 000 terraced house Millview flats Poor £ 125.4 0 18.. 2504 962 Male passengers 34% 62% 75%/ 25% 8………… Female 66% 38% 25%/ 75% 9………….2 4…………. Foreign Language Center 13 .567 6…………. Annual rainfall 612mm 5…………. £2.20 N/A Total journeys 3.000 3………… Excellent 1955 2005 Average temperature 17..

2 Lots of ……….Activity 7 a What is the topic of the table? b How many products are discussed? c How many aspects of each product are considered? d Which answers may be numbers? Price now Main advantage Second advantage Length of guarantee Main disadvantag e Analogue radio Example: £29...99 Cheap Excellent 3……….with expensive systems 4………… Service will finish at some time Digital radio 1 £……….. Little or no interference 2 years 5………….is short Foreign Language Center .

2 Lots of ……….. 4 Price now Main advantage Second advantage Length of guarantee Main disadvantag e Analogue radio Example: £29.is short Foreign Language Center .99 Cheap Excellent 3………. Little or no interference 2 years 5…………..a What is the topic of the table? Analogue and digital radios b How many products are discussed? 2 c How many aspects of each product are considered? 5 d Which answers may be numbers? 1..with expensive systems 4………… Service will finish at some time Digital radio 1 £……….

Which of these answers must be wrong? a very high quality c £35 or £55 b 210 d 3 or 4 years Foreign Language Center 16 .

Which of these answers must be wrong? a very high quality  c £35 or £55  b 210 d 3 or 4 years  Foreign Language Center 17 .

.Activity 8 Listen and write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER... 2 Lots of ………. Price now Main advantage Second advantage Length of guarantee Main disadvantag e Analogue radio Example: £29.is short Foreign Language Center . Little or no interference 2 years 5………….99 Cheap Excellent 3……….with expensive systems 4………… Service will finish at some time Digital radio 1 £……….

Use this information to predict the type of information which is missing.Technique In table completion tasks. Foreign Language Center 19 . and the numbering. the headings. pay special attention to the rubric.

Answer key Price now Main advantage Analogue radio Example: £29. 2 Lots of ………. stations Foreign Language Center Second advantage Excellent 3……….is short .with (sound) quality expensive systems Little or no interference Length of guarantee Main disadvantag e 1 year 4………… Service will finish at some time 2 years Battery life 5…………...99 Cheap Digital radio 95 1 £………..

Activity 9 Read through the table and answer the questions..per month Two per month Benefits Free delivery within 9…………..5% 7…………% Cardholder shopping evenings 8……….miles Free delivery within 50 miles Fee Nil 10 £……………. a In which order will you hear the information? b Which answers can you predict? old ValueCard new SuperValue Card Points Standard number Double points Free credit period One month 6…………months Interest rate 18. Foreign Language Center 21 .

Answer key a In which order will you hear the information? The speakers will discuss each category on the left in turn. b Which answers can you predict? All missing information new SuperValue Card appears numerical.old ValueCard Points Standard number Double points Free credit period One month 6…………months Interest rate 18.miles Free delivery within 50 miles Fee Nil 10 £……………...per month Two per month Benefits Free delivery within 9………….5% 7…………% Cardholder shopping evenings 8………. Foreign Language Center 22 .

per month Two per month Benefits Free delivery within 9…………. old ValueCard new SuperValue Card Points Standard number Double points Free credit period One month 6…………months Interest rate 18...Activity 10 Listen and write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer. Foreign Language Center 23 .miles Free delivery within 50 miles Fee Nil 10 £…………….5% 7…………% Cardholder shopping evenings 8……….

miles Nil Free delivery within 50 miles 12 10 £……………. 24 .5% 7…………% 22...Answer key old ValueCard new SuperValue Card Points Standard number Double points Free credit period One month 6…………months 3/ three Interest rate 18.per month 1/ one Two per month Benefits Fee Foreign Language Center Free delivery within 20/ twenty 9………….5 Cardholder shopping evenings 8……….

Foreign Language Center 25 . Use this information to predict the type of information which is missing. and the numbering. pay special attention to the rubric.Summary In table completion tasks. the headings.

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