NEW INSPIRATION 1
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1 Do the weather quiz. Are the sentences true or false?
1 London is rainier than Zurich in Switzerland. F2 Berlin is sunnier than Madrid.
3 Ottawa, Canada is snowier than Egypt.
4 Beijing is windier than Washington.
5 Canberra is cloudier than Brasilia.
6 Rome is foggier than Zurich.
2 Complete the sentences with these adjectives.
easy expensive famous high late sunny
1 The maths homework was easy .2 My new MP3 player was very .3 I was for school because my alarm
clock didnt wake me up.
4 The Black Eyed Peas are a very band.5 The weather was really yesterday .6 The Eiffel Tower is 324 metres .
3 Order the letters to complete the text.
My parents are very different. My mum is very
(1) nepo open , (2) apyph , and (3) cdtnefino . But my dad is quite (4) yhs , (5) tuqei , and (6)ssouier . Theyre both very (7)fulplhe and (8) frdleniy , however. And theyre both great parents too!
1 Match the two halves of the sentences.
1 I bought g2 I borrowed
3 I listened
4 I lost
5 I watched
6 I visited
7 I studied
8 I played
a to a great CD last night.
b for my history exam at the weekend.
c volleyball with some friends.
d my grandparents in the summer.
e 10 to buy a computer game.
f a terrible film on TV last night.
g some new jeans on Saturday.
h my mobile last week.
2 Do the General Knowledge quiz. Choose a, b or c.
1 Who was the President of the USA in 2011?aBarack Obama b George Bush cTony Blair
2 Who was the second man on the moon?a Neil Armstrong b Buzz Aldrin c Jason Button
3 The host country of the 2010 World Cup was .a Brazil b Spain c South Africa
4 Dracula was a famous . .a pirate b vampire c explorer
5 The Tower of London is a famous .a shopping centre b park c castle
6 The Orient Express is a famous .a train b minibus c ship
3 Choose the correct verb.
1 Spain won / saved the World Cup in 2010.
2 Michael Jackson died / killed in 2010.
3 My best friend becomes / comes from Argentina.
4 I crashed / cycled to school yesterday.
5 I kissed / called my grandparents on the Internet last night.
6 The teacher turns / looks worried today!