Sunday, 1 December 2013

Keys - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

KEY TO READING & LISTENING ON P.20

b. 1. She ran the 78-mile Ultra Marathon in Namibia / She ran three consecutive marathons
    2. To kayak 3200 kilometres down the Amazon (from Neuta in Peru to Almeirim in Brazil)
    3. The river is full of crocodiles. She will be a long way from civilization, so if something happens to her, it will take a long time to get to a hospital.
    4. She has only been kayaking once before.

c. She only kayaked half a day; she started late; she's been suffering from the heat and humidity; she went the wrong way; she has problems with her hands; she's been suffering from heat exhaustion because she hasn't been drinking enough water

d. 1 b: behind      2 c: boiling    3 a: exhausted   4 b: up   5 b: wide   6 c: chocolate   7 b: paddle   8 a: boring
    9 c: feeling      10 a: sick

e. Yes, she did

f. 1 Because her iPod broke
   2 She counts or names countries in her head, and sometimes she just looks up at the sky
   3 Because she is superstitious
   4 mosquitoes
   5 dolphins, enormous butterflies, iguanas, and vultures
   6 Because her adventure is coming to an end
   7 3200
   8 six weeks
   9 her dog
  10 Take her dog for a long walk

KEY TO READING AND LISTENING ON PAGE 24

a. 1 They go from Kew Bridge, in the south-west of London, to the check-in desk at london City Airport, in the east.
   2  A bike, a car, a motorboat, and public transport

c. 1 Ja   2 Je   3 R   4 Ja   5 R   6 Je   7 Je

e. He took a bus from Kew Bridge to Acton Town. Then he took the Underground (District Line) from Acton Town to Monument. Then at Monument he changed onto the Docklands Light Railway, which he toof to London City Airport

f. Please mind the gap between the train and the platform
   The next station is Monument. Change here for...

g.  1 Richard (bike)
     2 Jeremy (boat)
     3 The Stig (public Transport
     4 James (car)
Becasue TopGear is a car programme and the car came last

KEY TO READING ON PAGE 28

c.  Men talk just as much as women
    1. That women talk more than men
    2. At the University of Arizona
    3. They fitted hundreds of students with recorders
    4. That men speak only slightly fewer words a day than women

     A gossip with the girls?
    1. That women often talk about trivial things
    2. At University College London
    3. A professor interviewed over one thousand women
    4. That women's conversation are not trivial at all, that they have a wide variety of conversation topics, and that they move quickly from one subject to another.

d. 2 reduce   3 tend to    4 slightly   5 whereas    6 claim    7 according to    8 range from    9 almost    10 been sceptical of

KEY TO READING AND LISTENING ON PAGE 30

b. some nappies, wet wipes, a fisrt-aid kit, bibs, a dummy, a baby food jar, a baby bottle, a baby spoon, a changing mat, an adult's car/house keys, a powered milk tin, a flannel, a jar of nappy cream, a small packet of tissues, a thermometer

c. 1. Because when his first child was born, he had absolutely no idea how to look after him, and he wanted to help other men in this situation.

   2. It is written like a military training manual with very precise instructions and it includes diagrams.

d. 1 F  2 T  3 F  4 F  5 T  6 T  7 F  8 F
e. 1. younger
    3. earplugs
    4. has
    7. baby's bedroom
    8. ill

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