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Synergy4. Unit1 Communication. 1 Speaking and listening - B. 1 Parents and children. 1 ____ Mother 1: Look at the state of your room! Youre supposed to keep it neat. Daughter 1: All right. Ill clean it, okay?. C. A. 2 ____ Mother 2: Can you see the dog? Daughter 2: This one. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Unit1 Communication

  • 1 Speaking and listening - B1 ____Mother 1: Look at the state of your room! Youre supposed to keep it neat.Daughter 1: All right. Ill clean it, okay?C

  • 2 ____Mother 2: Can you see the dog?Daughter 2: This one.Mother 2:Yes. He lives with two little cats. See?Daughter 2: Here. Meow.A

  • 3 ____Son: And the capital of France isFather: Yes?Son: Uh Rome?Father: Come on!Son: Uh Paris?Father: Right. Paris, France. Rome?Son: Italy.Father: Right!B

  • 2 Speaking and listening - BMom: Claudia! Claudia! Claudia! Low music or no music! You know the rules.Claudia: Yes, Mom. Ive turned it down. Sorry.Mom: Oh! And look at the state of your room! You know youre supposed to keep it neat. You wont get any allowance money if you dont. your dad saysmoney,time on the phone,watching TV,volume of stereo,messy bedroom,homework

  • Claudia: I was cleaning my room when you called me.Mom: Sure, sureClaudia: I was! Really!Mom: All right. Have you done your homework?Claudia: Uh Ive almost finished it.Mom: But you have to finish your homework before you watch TV. You know that. Whys the TV on?Claudia: Uh dont know. It was on when I came in. perhaps Mickey

  • [telephone rings]Claudia: Hello. Oh, hi Erica!Mom: And dont spend hours on the phone. 15 minutes, remember.Claudia: What? Susan went out with Jimmy? NoMom: Fifteen minutes starting now!Claudia: Sure, Mom. Erica, tell more!

  • 2 Speaking and listening - Cvolume (N): the level of sound produced by a television, radio, etcallowance (N): money that you are given regularly, especially to pay for a particular thing

  • 2 Speaking and listening - CNo _______ if the volume is too high.No allowance money if she doesnt ____________________.No TV before she ___________________________.No phone calls longer than ____________.musickeep her room neathas finished her homework15 minutes

  • 3 Word builderintelligence (N): the ability to learn, understand and make judgments or have opinions that are based on reasonaffectionate (adj): showing feelings of liking or love

  • 3 Word builder - Bintelligentpatienceaffectionloyalhonesty

  • 4 Speaking and reading - Bdiscipline (N): when people's behavior is controlled using rules and punishmentspatience (N): the ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyedvalues (N): the belief(s) people have about what is right and wrong and what is most important in life, which control their behavior

  • behave (V): to act in a particular way, or to be good by acting in a way which has society's approvalacceptably (adv): satisfactory and able to be agreed to or approved ofrudeness (N): act of not being polite; offensive or embarrassingconsequence (N): the result of an action or situation, especially a bad result

  • available (adj): able to be obtained, used, or reachedappreciate (V): to recognize or understand that something is valuable, important or as describedmotive (N): a reason for doing somethingsolution (N): the answer to a problemparticipate (V): to take part in or become involved in an activity

  • 4 Speaking and reading DAudioscriptA: One day when I was 15, I came home very late. Id been at a friends house and I forgot to call my parents and tell them where I was. When I got home, my mom and dad were so angry they grounded me for a week!B: But what did you say?A: well, I told them that I genuinely forgot to call and that I wasnt being a bad son, but they said I had to learn a lesson. I still think they could have been easier on me. I guess theyd been really worried, though.

  • C: I had a party once, and when my mom and dad came back, they discovered that the dining room table had been broken.B: How did that happen?C: Some of my friends were dancing and tripped onto the table and broke the table leg, you know, just by accident. My dad made me pay for the repairs. It took me weeks to earn the money!A: I guess thats a pretty fair punishment, though.C: Yeah, I guess. I was pretty annoyed at the time

  • Answers to Practice pages 80-811 Word work: collocation1 c 2 b 3 d 4 e 5 f 6 ab. Students own answers2 Pronunciation worka. 1 behave 2 discussion 3 attention (attendance is also possible) 4 appreciationb. oOo: decision, behavior, discussion, attentionoooOo: appreciation3 Skills work: readinga. 1 T 2 F 3 F 4 T 5 Tb. Students own answers

  • 1 Speaking and listening - Aloyal (adj): faithful; firm and not changing in your friendship with or support for a person or an organization, or in your belief in your principles reliable (adj): able to be trusted or believedtalented (adj): showing a natural ability/gift in a particular area

  • 1 Speaking and listening - B1 _____Man: One of my best friends is Paul. We went to school together and weve known each other for more than 40 years now. We have a lot in common. Basically we share the same interests and values.D

  • 2 _____Woman 1: Sue is a really good friend of mine. Shes married with a young child, like me, and shes someone I can talk to about anything. Shes patient, understanding and reliable. I try to be the same for her.3 _____Boy: Andrew and Tony are my real buddies. When I go out with them, I always have fun. Theyre great company and we all like the same thins music, sports and girls!CA

  • 4 _____Girl: My best friend is Sophie. Shes ten like me. She makes me laugh a lot. But shes also really good at school, and she helps me a lot. She plays the piano really well, too. I I really admire her, you know.5 _____Woman 2: Well, to be honest, my best friend is Bernard, my dog. Hes loyal and affectionate, always pleased to see me. If Im down, he cheers me up. Hes totally reliable. How many humans could you say that about?EB

  • 1 Speaking and listening - Csame interests and valuespatient and understanding, reliablefun, good company, same interestsfun, intelligent and talentedloyal, reliable

  • 2 Reading and speaking - Aeager (adj): wanting to do or have something very muchpersuade (V): to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to them and making them believe itinsist (V): to state or demand forcefully, especially despite opposition

  • 3 Grammar builder - Ahave a disagreement with (VP): when people have a different opinion about something or have an argumentsubject (N): what someone is writing or talking aboutpredict (V): to say that an event or action will happen in the future, especially as a result of knowledge or experiencehypothetical (adj): imagined or suggested but not necessarily real or true

  • 3 Grammar builder - A1. If I have a disagreement with a friend, I change the subject. C What you usually do in a specific situation.2. You will make new friends if you join a sports club. A What you predict will happen as a result of a certain action.3. If I were famous, I would still see my old friends. B What you would probably do in a hypothetical situation.

  • 3 Grammar builder - BAnne always ______ (talk) with her best friend if she _____ (have) a problem.If she _____ (have) time tonight, she _________ (call ) one of her friends.If she _______ (move) to another part of the world, Anne ____________ (keep) in contact with her friends.talkshashaswill callmovedwould keep

  • Answers to Practice pages 82-831 Word work: personal qualities2 honest 3 reliable 4 patient 5 sociableb.Students own answersc.Students own answers2 Word work: common collocations1. c, d 2. b 3. a, c, g 4. c 5. f 6.e3 Language workStudents own answers

  • 1 Speaking - Bconduct (V): to organize and perform a particular activitysurvey (N): an examination of opinions, behavior, etc., made by asking people questions

  • 2 Reading and speakingregularly (adj): happening or doing something oftenessential (adj): necessary; neededprogress (N): development and improvement of skills, knowledge, etcelementary (adj): basic

  • intermediate (adj): between the highest and lowest levels of knowledge or skillpursue (V): try to do or achieve a plan, activity, or situation, usually over a long period of timeestablish (V): to start or set up something traditional (adj): following the customs or ways of behaving that have continued in a group of people or society for a long time

  • 2 Reading and speaking - ARead the text and then select the best title.2 Go on try it!

  • 2 Reading and speaking - Baccess (V): to find or see information, especially using a computer

  • 2 Reading and speaking - BDo you agree with the text?Students own answers2.Do you agree with the suggestions about how to progress beyond elementary level?Students own answers

  • What specific ideas are suggested in the text?Read and listen to English (newspapers, magazines, book, music, videos) and practice communicating (internet chat rooms, pen pals, and speaking to foreigners who speak English).Where can you:get reading and listening materials?access e-mail or chat rooms?meet foreigners?Students own answers

  • 3 Listening and speaking -ASpeaker 1Man 1: Excuse me! Do you speak English?Man 2: Sure. Im from Hong Kong. Most peopleSpeaker 2Woman 1: Lovely weather, isnt it?Man 3: Oh yes! Beautiful.

  • Speaker 3Man 4: HI! Im Andy. And you are?Man 5: Im Tom. Nice to meet you, Andy.Speaker 4Man 6: Have you looked around the city yet?Woman 2: No. could you show me around?Speaker 5Woman 3: Im sure weve met before.Woman 4: No, I dont think so.

  • Answers to Unit 1 Test (page 78)1 Word builder1. Intelligence 2. patient 3. affect