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speakout Pre-Intermediate

ANSWER KEY

ANSWER KEY
UNIT 1 Life
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close 3 keep 4 sites 5 but 6 me 7 about


2E 34F 5B 67A 8D
2 a few 3 a lot of 4 lots of 5 quite a lot of 6 a number
write letters make phone calls the internet
Skype text/send texts Facebook
email mobile phone
2 fun 3 sense 4 make 5 easy 6 funny
2 kind 3 sincere 4 comfortable
5 easy-going 6 creative
2 mostly 3 Mainly 4 mainly 5 Mainly 6 Mostly
Mainly/mostly = most of the time

UNIT 2Work
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2 a 3 made 4 at 5 job 6 get 7 relax 8 flat


2 eleven 3 day 4 engineer 5 Working 6 Asia 7 abroad
8 photographer
2 filmmaker 3 singing teacher 4 private investigator
5 charity worker 6 Director of Sales
7 college professor 8 expedition leader
2C 3A 4D 5B 6A 7D 8C
4, 5, 8
need to take work home, seeing people who are poor,
long hours, hard to make plans, being away from my
family
2 in 3 for/for 4 about /from 5 from/ in

UNIT 3Time out


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2 to 3 time 4 This 5 bar 6 band 7 doing 8 time


go out to a jazz club, play football, run a halfmarathon, study different languages, play the guitar,
go running, go to a barbecue
2A 3D 4F 5E 6C
B Robin Hood C relaxing D quiet E his friends F Sunday
B2 C1 D1 E2 F2
1 like to 2 great 3 like coming 4 enjoy/ like 5 love to
6 enjoy/ enjoy

UNIT 4 Great minds

Overview: Answer: b
Ex 1:
2 learning 3 spare 4 m studying
5 m finding 6 re asking 7 learning
Ex 2:
2A 3D 4A 5B 6F 7C 8C
Ex 3:
2 play 3 m taking 4 paint / draw 5 do 6 design
Ex 4:
2 Arabic 3 courage 4 learning Spanish 5 learning capoeira
6 Sanskrit 7 French 8 playing the trumpet
Ex 5:
2 Spanish 3 hard 4 capoeira 5 evenings 6 a few years
ago 7 the imbira 8 patience
Ex 6:
2 really 3 the most 4 most 5 hard 6 difficult

UNIT 5Travel
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2 countries 3 of 4 ve 5 and 6 going 7 new 8 m


2 different lifestyle 3 Egypt 4 beautiful scenery 5 eating
different food 6 plane journeys
7 backpacking 8 missing flights
2b 3b 4b 5a 6a
1 travel 2 airport 3 theatre 4 most 5 culture 6 place
2A 3E 4C 5F 6D
B necessity C living out of a suitcase D ran out of E
tend to F disadvantage
2 out 3 excited 4 around 5 to 6 married

UNIT 6 Fitness
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2f 3a 4e 5c 6d
A 23 B 1 2 3 C 12 3
2e 3a 4b 5f 6d
2E 3A 4D 5B
B1, C2, D1, E2
2 keep 3 team 4 dessert 5 dancing 6 keeping
b a sweet tooth c watch what I eat d hectic lifestyle e
get into

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UNIT 7 Changes
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Because she lives in a fantastic city and is really happy


with her job at the BBC.
2A 3F 4B 5E 6C
No.
2 bought 3 am 4 where 5 life 6 family
2a 3b 4b 5a 6b
2D 3F 4C 5E
2 afford 3 get 4 on 5 full-time 6 career
2F 3D 4B 5E 6C

UNIT 8 Money
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2 buying 3 also 4 markets 5 about 6 feel


2a 3f 4e 5d 6c
2B 3 4D 5C 6A 7C 8
2T 3F 4F 5T 6T
Bb Ca Db Ea
book, handbag, sunglasses, skirts, shoes, coat,
telephone, trainers, tops, trousers
2 have 3 you 4 feelings 5 in 6 cant
2 fun 3 mixed feelings 4 in/mood 5 gives/a buzz 6 bear

UNIT 9 Nature

Ex 1:
2F 3T 4T 5F 6F
Ex 2A: wildlife, sharks, big cats, spiders, whales, dog, horses,
guinea pigs, scorpions, snakes, foxes
Ex 3:
1 well 2 liked 3 wildlife 4 watching 5 should 6 cats
Ex 4:
2 graceful 3 treated with respect 4 exotic 5 telly
Ex 5:
2A 3D 4B 5D 6B
Ex 6:
2 afraid 3 frighten 4 frightened 5 scared 6 scary

UNIT 10 Society
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2 people 3 things 4 do 5 Some 6 country 7 city


One [M1]
2F 3D 4A 5B 6E
Tick: terrific theatre, good transport, huge choice of
restaurants, cheap and frequent tube, feeling safe
2 round 3 feeling 4 issue 5 cycling 6 choice
2 away 3 close 4 go 5 out 6 out
2 chill out 3 on the go 4 miss out 5 right next door
6 close at hand

UNIT 11Technology
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2 money 3 live 4 plan 5 it 6 to 7 technology


2 mobile phone 3 iPod 4 MP3 player 5 laptop
6 e-book reader
2A 3F 4E 5B 6C
2 Twitter. 3 Its not charged. 4 A mobile phone and
MP3 player. 5 Two. 6 Lots and lots
2 laptop 3 iPod/phone/computer 4 phone 5 phone/
TV 6 phone/computer/Internet
2 broke 3 devastated 4 turned
5 essential 6 that
b5 c4 d6 e2 f3

UNIT 12 Fame
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2 lives 3 wouldnt 4 being 5 doing 6 fame 7 to be


2F 3T 4F 5T 6F
2c 3b 4a 5c 6b
2a 3b 4b 5a 6b
Underline: Ranulph Fiennes, Fidel Castro,
Mischa Barton, Dalai Lama, Bob Dylan,
Edmund Hillary, Johnny Depp
2F 3A 4D 5B 6C
2 for 3 with 4 in 5 for 6 of

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