READING STUDY 1 ANSWER KEY

 

 

LANGUAGE AND VOCABULARY SECTION

 

A.

 

1.   … play (basketball) as well as him.
he does.
he plays.
he can (play).

 

  1. The further / farther away from the city you drive, the cleaner the air gets.

 

 

The further / farther away you drive from the city, the cleaner the air gets. The further / farther you drive away from the city, the cleaner the air gets.

 

  1. It was such an expensive hotel (that) …

 

B .

 

1.b2. a3. d             4. d          5. b            6. c            7. a          8. c           9. d           10. b        11. c

 

C.
1. to think 6. worrying
2. to bring 7. walking
3. to lock 8. to return
4. to let 9. going
5. switching 10. checking
D.
1. Ø 2. a 3. the 4. the 5. Ø 6. Ø
7. the 8. a 9. Ø 10. a 11. the 12. Ø

 

E.

 

  1. the worst

 

  1. well

 

  1. faster than

 

  1. harder than

 

  1. less carefully than

 

  1. the most important

 

  1. less confident

 

F .

 

1. plight 8. extravagant
2. interval 9. acquaintance
3. take to 10. break up
4. insult 11. recluse
5. applaud 12. scorching
6. take after 13. resume
7. dispute 14. take up

 

READING SECTION

 

A.

 

  1. b

 

  1. d

 

B .

 

GENERAL IDEA

 

Spending too much time in front of ythe TV may lead to some changes in children’s behavior

 

 

MARKER

 

 

To illustrate

 

ILLUSTRATIONS

 

(they might try to)

imitate their heroes

and get into

accidents

 

 

 

 

(they may) be

impressed by the

“bad guy” and be

inclined to

criminal behavior

 

 

TEXT I.

A.

  1. (the) separation
  2. stuck to my guns

 

B .

  1. (to) hold down
  2. (to) come to terms with
  3. (a) whole new ball game
  4. chit chat

 

C.

 

  1. T 2. T 3. T                 4. F

 

D.

  1. He found an au pair to look after the children.
  1. He found it difficult to socialize with the mothers of other children.

 

TEXT II.

A.

 

1. c 2. a 3. c 4. d
B .
a. 3 b. 6 d. 7 f.5 g. 4 h. 8

 

 

C.

 

  1. a) She put on every item of clothing she had in her rucksack
    1. She climbed into her survival bag (and spent the night among boulders and the hillside).

 

 

 

  1. She started to hallucinate. (She thought she could see… plateau.)

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