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AWARD 2 Progress Check page 89





Ex. 1
1. Death metal   2. lyrics   3. Saxophones   4. live

Ex. 2
1. fast; easily   2. well   3. slowly; clearly   4. quietly

Ex. 3
1. hardly   2. hard   3. hard   4. hardly

Ex. 4
1. enjoyable   2. successful   3. creative   4. criticize   5. attraction
6. imaginatively


Ex. 5
1. are sold   2. was made   3. have been held   4. were invented

Ex. 6
1. A guitar was lent to me by my teacher.
I was lent a guitar by my teacher.

2. Tickets to the concert were given to me.
I was given tickets to the concert.

3. A lullaby was sung to the baby.
The baby was sung a lullaby.

Ex. 7
1. Flutes and harps were played in ancient Egypt.
2. A new theatre is being built.
3. It is said that it will rain tomorrow.
4. My car will be washed tomorrow.
5. I had my hair cut yeterday.

Ex. 8
1. After   2. Although   3. When   4. during

Grammar Review
1. was formed   2. chose   3. were working   4. wasn´t working
5. told   6. which   7. were composed   8. were working
9. has written   10. hadn´t heard   11. liked   12. to produce
13. was released   14. had already heard   15. most   16. has sold
17. is influenced   18. refer


miércoles, 25 de abril de 2018

HAVE SOMETHING DONE

(AWARD 2, UNIT 6)

EX. 7 PAGE 69

3. You should have your ears / them pierced

4. They aren´t are going to have 
the new stage / it built.

5. I always have my nails / them painted by my sister.

September 2012

 A. FACEBOOK GENERATION SUFFERS FROM INFORMATION WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME

1. a) FALSE: "volunteers... around the world..."

b) FALSE: "it as abstinence from music... the most difficulty".

3. a) isolated   b) restless   c) rely upon   d) as

4. a) developing / highest

b) an / who

c) until / became

d) on // spent / used to spend

B. DAUGHTER OF DAVID ADAMS JOINS ANTARCTIC SKI EXPEDITION

1. a) TRUE: "The latest challenge will begin 97 miles from the South Pole... to abandon his expedition in 1907"

b) FALSE: "However, eating a lot of chocolate won´t be hard for me"

3. a) trek   b) spot   c) apprevensive   d) consume

4. a) have been training.

b) which / will be led

c) hadn´t gone / would have been

d) ... she might not be able to sleep.

she was not sure if she would be able to sleep.








miércoles, 18 de abril de 2018

June 2013

A. JANUARY SALES

1. a) TRUE: "Consumers who go to the shops... join in the sales frenzy".

b) TRUE: "For a less exciting but less... sales of their own"

3. a) pick up   b) continue   c) keenest   d) rewarded

4. a) better / are reduced

b) were / how

c) going / since

d) ... what she had bought for Peter.


B. YOUNG DA VINCI


1. a) TRUE: "His father was stern and distant with him... who ran teh family´s farm".

b) FALSE: "Piero da Vinci didn´t know... about his son, Leonardo".

3. a) ran   b) talent   c) famous   d) stunned

4. a) what / had had   b) from / left   c) as / oldest

d) not to stop practising until he learnt how to paint.

miércoles, 11 de abril de 2018

September 2013



A. NOMOPHOBIA: MOBILE PHONE ADDICTION

1. a) FALSE: "According to a recent survey in the UK..."

b) TRUE: "The reasons that drive... cannot bear solitude".

3. a) afflicted   b) endeavors   c) prone   d) due to

4. a) who / than / better

b) switching off  /  driving

c) has grown 

d) ... if I had ever slept with my mobile phone.



B. WOMEN AND SUSTAINABILITY

1. a) TRUE: "What is more important, women hace strong... communities"

b) TRUE: "From all my 20 years... than in others"

3. a) empower   b) drawn   c) appear   d) goods

4. a) often 

b) buying / in / greater

c) was invited / which

d) hadn´t obtained / wouldn´t have got

miércoles, 4 de abril de 2018

June 2014

A. CELL PHONE JAMMERS

1. A) TRUE "I guess I´m taking the law...I´m proud of it"

B) FALSE, "Police reported that other people... using them as well".

3. a) fine   b) fed up with   c) bother   d) such as

4. a) using / be considered

b) what / were bothered

c) better / up

d) had used cell phones ever since she had started going to school.

B. THE KEY TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT CAREER

1. A) TRUE "Choosing a career path... stressing experience"

B) TRUE " Well you can begin by choosing... your skills and values"

3. a) confusing   b) fits   c) reach   d) venture

4. a) are motivated

b) best / have ever read

c) for / of

d) where

e) ... to choose a job she loved

miércoles, 21 de marzo de 2018

Septiembre 2014





A. THE DECLINE OF "ONCE UPON A TIME..."

1. a) True: "According to a poll... with their little ones"

b) True: "Surprisingly enough... when they were little"

3. a) nearly   b) teamed up   c) create   d) key

4. a) used to tell / going   b) is considered / between. The better

c)  than   d) "... they appreciated how important it is..."





B. COURSES ONLINE

1. a) False: "Significantly, the platform... with a certificate and a grade".

b) False: "It is well-known that... their course content online"

3. a) struggle   b) however   c) supersede   d) required

4. a) had offered / would have taken

b) in /    to/ rather than 

c) are admitted / have been admitted   /unless

d) "... what he would like to do when he finished High School".