dimanche 3 décembre 2017

Repaso 4th y 5th Dic 2017

A. Match the verbs with the correct definitions

*break up

*look up to

*put up with

*keep up with

*chase after






*terminar relación




*estar al tanto

B. Match the correct pairs of nouns to create Idioms.

a) Keep an


shoulder       (   )

b) Play it by


face             (   )

c) Put on a brave


ear               (   )

d) Give sb the cold


leg                (   )

e) Pull someone’s


eye on sb     (   )

C. Fill the blanks with the correct particle to complete each phrasal verb.
a) catch ______          = begin to understand f) get ______             = leave bed
b) keep ______           = continue                               g) show ______          = appear at a place
c) take ______            = leave the ground                  h) grow ______          = become adult
d) break ______         = end a relationship                 i) hurry ______            = go faster
e) give ______            = stop trying                            j) hold ______             = wait

D. Below are sentences that contain similes and metaphors. Underline the two words in each sentence that are being compared.
a) Gwen sings like an expert.                         f) Mark’s voice is velvet.
b) The cat’s fur was a blanket of warmth.                  g) The lamp was a beacon of sunshine.
c) The fireworks were a lantern in the sky.                h) Cindy is a fish when she swims.
d) Mary was as sweet as pie.                         i) George is lightning as he runs the race.
e) Tom is like a computer when he does his math.    j) John slept like a log.           


E. Use a particle from the box to complete the sentences with phrasal verbs

Off- Across- Up- Away- Out

a) Would you like to stay at home or eat _______________ tonight?
b) I don’t think you can do something that’s wrong and get _______________ with it.
c) We watched as the planes took _______________ from the airport.
d) We were lucky that the bomb didn’t blow _______________ .
e) When I read the book I came _______________ a word I had never seen before.

F. Match cliché with its definition

a) As good as gold


___ caught doing sth wrong / illegal

b) Blue Monday


___ worth a lot of money

c) Blind as bat!


___  not clear or easy to understand

d) Busted!


___  lacking the ability to understand sth

e) Clear as mud


___ feeling sad

Repaso 3rd Dic 2017

Documento sin título

1. Choose the correct verb to complete the following sentence.
Maria ________ me not to go outside with my naughty friends.
a) ask                          b) must                        c) cry                           d) told

Complete using don’t mind or don’t care.
            a) “Tea or coffee?”      “I _______________. Whatever you’re making.”
            b) “I hate your haircut!”           “I _______________. I like it.”

3. Complete the sentences with the correct preposition.

a) My boss criticizes me _______ my work.
a. for                                        b. in                                         c. about
b) I agree _______ you about most things, but not politics.
a. with                                      b. about                                   c. in
c) I discuss _______ everything my wife.
a. with                                      b. about                                   c. off
d) I talk with my kids _______ everything.
a. about                                   b. to                                         c. with
e) People love gossiping _______ celebrities.
a. about                                   b. with                                      c. out


4. Write in a verb from the box

complain - shout - chat - fight  - admit

a) _________ that you made a mistake.
b) _________ with a colleague in the office about football.
c) _________ with your parents about staying out late.
d) _________ at the kids because they’re annoying you.
e) _________ to the waiter about the cold soup.

5. Change the following sentences from direct to indirect speech.
a) He said, “I have to finish this report by five o’clock.”
b) The doctor said, “Mr. Smith will improve quickly.” (use past simple)
c) William said to me, “I am leaving in the morning.”
d) Mary said, “The train will probably arrive on time.”
e) The teacher said, “Everyone has to write a composition.” (use can)

6. Complete the conversation with phrasal verbs in the context of work.

Set off - pick up- hang on - get in

            Mark    : You’re arriving in Rome next Friday, right?
            Lucas  : Yes, that’s right.
            Mark    : I’ll (1) ________ you ________ if you like? (collect)
            Lucas  : That would be lovely.
            Mark    : What time does your plane (2) _______________? (arrive)
            Lucas  : (3) _______________ (Wait). I’ll just check on the ticket. Er… 20:45.
            Mark    : OK. If I (4) _______________ (leave the house) at about 8.00p.m., I’ll be there on time.