Keep Thinking – Unit 2

A.

discover, common, formula, fell in love with, appearance, audience, comment, expect, convincing, accidentally, awful, actually, company, fault, comedian

  1. Oops, I _____________ dropped my phone on the floor!
  2. We look like sisters but _____________ we are just friends.
  3. Never judge a person by their _____________.
  4. The _____________ loved the show so much, they wouldn’t stop clapping !
  5. I don’t think I’ll come to school today, I feel _____________.
  6. Everyone tells me that I’m funny and that I should be a _____________.
  7. I agree with your _____________ on the subject.
  8. Having blue eyes is very _____________ in Russia.
  9. I work at my dad’s _____________ on Sundays.
  10. The end of the movie wasn’t very _____________.
  11. Everyday kids _____________ something new. 
  12. I’m so nervous for my first day at work, I don’t know what to _____________.
  13. I promise I didn’t do it, it’s not my _____________!
  14. They invented a special _____________ that can solve any math problem.
  15. This Summer I really _____________ Sarah, the girl from my neighborhood.

B.

react, inherit, plot, performer, prediction, inspire, realize, pressure, claim, pretend, negative, however, pause, kind-hearted, reaction, hilarious, polite, predictable

  1. I just heard the most _____________ joke ever, I can’t stop laughing.
  2. The doctor said I was fine, _____________ I still feel very sick.
  3. I hope my children will _____________ my blue eyes.
  4. One day I hope to _____________ people all over the world, and make them feel like they can do anything!
  5. He is such a _____________ person, he is always nice to everyone no matter what.
  6. If you are a _____________ person, try think about all of the little things that you are grateful for.
  7. Can you please _____________ the video, I need to answer the phone.
  8. I want to be a _____________ on Broadway some day.
  9. The _____________ of the movie was a bit different from the book.
  10. People from England are very _____________.
  11. The end of the movie was so _____________, I just knew it!
  12. Sarah’s _____________ came true, there really was a storm in the middle of July! 
  13. I feel under _____________ when I need to make a speech in front of an audience.
    I never _____________ to be someone’s friend because it’s like lying to them. 
  14. I don’t know how I would _____________ if I saw a lion outside it’s cage. 
  15. When he found out his wife was pregnant, his _____________ was hilarious. 
  16. It took me an hour to _____________ that I left the house wearing slipper. 

C. 

sarcastic, according to, teamwork, stranger, setup, rude, response, wonder, ridiculous, respond, study, researcher, subject, be supposed to, self-confidence, situation

  1. I want to be a _____________ and find a cure for cancer.
  2. I’m sorry it took me a while to _____________. I couldn’t find my phone.
  3. I haven’t received a _____________ from her, I wonder why she isn’t answering.
  4. He told the teacher a _____________ excuse, I don’t understand how she believed him!
  5. Tom apologized for being so _____________ to Mary.
  6. Sometimes I am _____________ but people think I am trying to be rude. 
  7. Usually your _____________ improves at age 17, and you feel better about yourself.
  8. Can you help me _____________ my new computer? I’m not sure how to do it.
  9. In a scary _____________ like this, you should call the police.
  10. Never accept candy from a _____________!
  11. I read a _____________ about how sugar affects your health.
  12. My favorite _____________ at school is History.
  13. The soccer team used _____________ to win the game.
  14. I _____________ how many people are sleeping right now.
  15. _____________ researchers at the university, ants can teach us how to control crowds. 
  16. You _____________ be doing your homework! Not playing on your phone. 

D. 

on stage, recent, get along, comes naturally, kick out, bring out the best in, rebel against, punch line, walk in someone’s shoes, movie review, crack up, come true, get close to, turn into, in order to, rolling in the aisles

  1. Good friends _____________ you, because they know you well.
  2. Don’t worry if your baby isn’t walking yet, because it _____________.
  3. I believe my dream will  _____________!
  4. All the girls _____________ when they heard him . He’s such a funny guy.
  5. I wonder if couples _____________ just like in the movies. 
  6. Even best friends don’t always _____________.
  7. You need special shoes _____________ go hiking.
  8. The boy was _____________ of class because he was rude to the teacher. 
  9. The _____________ says that the main actor gave an excellent performance. 
  10. Performers say that they feel alive when they are  _____________
  11. I don’t like jokes that have a rude _____________.
  12. The group decided to _____________ the government.
  13. I have the best jokes you’ve ever heard, I’ll have the audience _____________!
  14. My little brother _____________ a young man so quickly!
  15. Don’t judge people before you try to _____________.
  16. I have to tell you all about my _____________ trip to India.

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Questions about the Subject- Present Simple 

Make the right questions according to marked answer.

1. Q: 

A: Mr. Green lives in that house. 

2. Q: 

A: This costume attracts a lot of attention. 

3. Q: 

A: Peter is at the hospital.  Continue reading

Passive Voice – Exercise 1

1. Everyone here speaks Spanish. 

Spanish ________________ by everyone here.

2. James is writing the email. 

The letter ________________ by Tom.

3. When we came into the clinic the the doctor was treating the patients.

The patients ________________ by the doctor when we came into the clinic. 

4. When I came into the office they were interviewing her for the job. 

She ________________ for the job.  Continue reading

The Colosseum

WORDS

Do you enjoy watching sports? Love cheering on your favorite team or athlete? Well, gang – so did the Ancient Romans

Join us as we head back in time to visit one of the world’s most famous historical sites and sports arenas – the Colosseum. Let the games begin!

The Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.

8 fun facts about the colosseum:

1) Emperor Vespasian built the Colosseum around 72 A.D and 80 A.D in the heart of ancient rome. People came to watch gladiators fights, gladiators fights with animals, and animal hunts until the 6th century. Continue reading

Comparatives and Superlatives

Fill in the correct form of the adjective in brackets.

  1. The amazon river is ___________ river in the world. (large)
  2. Kids learn ______ than adults. (fast)
  3. This street is a lot _______ than the main street. (narrow)
  4. Sydney is _______ city in Australia. (big)
  5. The smell of this flower is not ________ the smell of that one. (strong)
  6. Today is one of ________ days of my life. (happy)
  7. This model of camera is __________ in America than in Europe. (popular)
  8. Math was ___________ subject in school in my opinion. (interesting)
  9. James is not _________ as his sister. (tall)
  10. This mobile phone has ______________ features than that one. (good)
  11. Jane always says she’s just __________ any boy. (strong)
  12. There were _________ people at the concert than I had expected. (few)
  13. A vacation in Asia is ___________ than a vacation in Europe. (cheap) 
  14. I think that being a good student is __________ than having many friends. (important)
  15. Being a good friend is __________ than you think. (easy)
  16. The flight to Australia was _________ flight I have ever taken. (long)
  17. That was __________ meal I have ever eaten. (bad)
  18. How can we make ‘learning’ _________ than ‘playing’? (attractive)
  19. The new city is not _________ the old city. (beautiful)
  20. She always feels she is not _________ her twin sister. (smart)

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Speaking – Useful Phrases

Speaking- useful phrases

Comparing and Contrasting
Comparing: Contrasting:
In the same way

Similarly 

Be similar to

Not only… but also

Likewise

Like

As…as…

More/less than

Both/ as well/ also/ too

On the one/ other hand

Instead of

Rather than

Unlike

In contrast to

As opposed to

But/ however

While/ whereas

Although/ though/ even though

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