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: red by the Can-Do statements of the Common European Framework (CEFR).

• That sounds fun!


A Student A: Ask Student 8 what he or she likes to do on weekends.
Show interest and ask follow-up questions.

Student B Answer Student A's questions. Include at least


three things you like to do.

8 Now chanqe roles.

I can show interest,


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LISTENING ANO PRONUNCIATION!

Where are you from? 2 Pronunciation: Conrract o s

I'm tall and thin. 4 Listening: Listen for cesc ...,.

Alice is more serious. 6 Listening: Listen for p;;

All of my friends text. 8 Pronunciation: F::d

I've never had Thai food. 12

First, grill the bread. 14 Pronunciation: :o~s,:-

The service is great. 16 Listening: ... sten :-:;.

Are you ready to order? 18 Pronunciatior.: -· C-~::1ons

I have a sore throat. 22

24 Pronunciation -

I'd love to try that! 26 Listening •

Soccer is more exciting! 28 Pronuncia

I can write pretty well. 32 Pronunc :· _

I'd have to have ... 34

I travel for free. 36

Is the manager there? 38


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CONVERSATION :::

Starting a conversation
Closing a conversation

Asking about appearance


Starting a conversation
Describing appearance about people

Asking about personalities


Describing personalities Meet Casey,page 10

Talking about quantities


Describing people

Asking about experiences


Actio11
Describing experiences

Giving a series of instructions


Sharing experiences
Reminding someone of something with food

Describing restaurants
Learning to Cook, page 20

Taking orders J .... ""''" _ ..

Ordering food Talking about a recipe

Describing health problems


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Making suggestions

Asking for advice


Making suggestions
Giving advice

Expressing wants and intentions


Giving reasons Eric's Health Habits, page 30

Asking for comparisons r.' I

Making comparisons Asking for advice

Describing abilities h n
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Making recommendations

Expressing necessity Getting a job


Expressing lack of necessity

Describing pros
Describing cons Casey's Part-time Job, page 40

Asking for someone on the phone


Asking about a job Talking about job requirements ACT

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Scope and Sequence
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LISTENING AND PRONUNCIAT1IO~!
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That sounds fun! Listening: Listen for activities

I'd love to go. Pronunciation: Reduction of want to

I'm sorry, but I can't. 46 Listening: listen for responses and excuses

Sorry- I'm late. 48 Pronunciation: Using stress and ccrauon to convey emotion

Did you go alone? 52 Pronunciation: Reduction o: u a ou

Which do you prefer? 54 Listening: Listen for preferences

You must get a visa. 56 Pronunciation: ReduCL on o• ·=·;andnasto

When is the next train? 58 Listening: Listen for paces ~ es

I usually wear ... 62 Pronunciation: mo . ~ es o: •-ings

What do you think? 64 Listening: L sten

Can you do me a favor? 66 Pronunciatior.: a-::l could you

What is it used for? 68 Listening:_~:=


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I think it's fun! 72 Listening:

I feel the same way. 74

What would you do? 76

Then what happened? 78 Pronunciation

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Talking about free-time activities


Showing interest

Inviting someone Inviting someone to


Responding to an invitation an event

Declining an invitation
Giving an excuse

Apologizing l

Responding to an apology Asking about people

Asking double questions


Describing past events

Asking about preferences Asking about preferences


Describing preferences for travel

Expressing prohibitions
Expressing obligations Tom's Travels, page 60

Asking about prices and schedules ) ) r.


Describing prices and schedules Talking about an itinerary

Asking about general behavior s


Describing general behavior

Asking for ideas Asking for and offering


Offering ideas ideas and requests

Making requests
Agreeing to requests

Asking about uses


Describing uses Describing objects

Asking for opinions


Giving opinions

Agreeing with opinions


Discussing opinions for
Disagreeing with opinions imaginary events

Asking about an imaginary situation


Discussing an imaginary situation Casey's Amazing Story, page 80

Describing a series of events


Asking about opinions

Confidence Boosters 82 Audio and Video Scripts 98 Vocabulary Index 119


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·Starting a conversation
Where are you from? •Closing a conversation

t I Vocabularv
A Look at these conversation topics. Check (wl') the people you would talk to about these topics.

schoc I grad ·~
personal problems
hobbies ano Interests

marr!age and relationshtns

B ,,A'"\ 'OR Tell your partner which topics are OK and not OK to talk about with specific people.
Example:

A: 1 chink it is OK to talk abouc hobbies and interests with anvone.


B: I agree. lrs not OK to mil- about monc~ wirh Inends.

21 Conver
cot A Listen. Where is Nicole from?Who did Brian travel with?

Nicole: Hi. How's it going? I'm Nicole.

Brian: Pretty good. My name's Brian.

Nicole: And where are you from?

Brian: I'm from Canada. And you?

Nicole: Brazil.

Brian: I went to Brazil last year!

Nicole: Really? Wow. Did you travel alone?

Brian: No, I went with friends. It was fun. Listen. I'd better get going .

• B ')AIR WOR Practice the conversation.

CDl C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3 I Langu a Booster
A Notice the different ways we start and close a conversation.

Hi. My name's ... listen, I'd better get going. I See you later.
Hello. How's it going? Well, I need to go. Have a nice day.
Excuse me. What's your name? I've got to run. Nice talking to you.
Nice day, isn't it? It's been nice talking to you. Take care.

B 1 AIR WOR Take turns starting a conversation. Find out your partner's name and where
he or she is from. Then close the conversation.

41 Pronunciatio Contractions
coi A Listen and practice. Notice how we pronounce contractions.

what's I'm she's


I've it's they've couldn't didn't wouldn't

B AIR ri!O Complete the questions to get your partner to answer with no. Take turns asking and
answering the questions. Pay attention to the pronunciation of contractions.
I. Are vou from-------- 3. Ts your best friend _

2. Do you have any _ 4. \'Vere mu in ycsrcrdae?

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


CLASSACTIVIT Walk around the class and start a conversation with someone. Ask questions about
the topics in the Vocabulary section. Then close the conversation. Talk to at least
five people.

3
•Asking about appearance
I'm. tall and thin. • Describing appearance

t I Vocabularv
A How do you describe people? Write the words in the correct categories.

elderly pretty
good-looking short
handsome tall
heavy thin
middle-aged young

• B P~llt WOR · Take turns describing yourself. Use the words above.
Example:

A: I'm thin and a little short.


B: I am ml]. I also think I look , l1lll1F, t:,r 111y ,l~l.,

21 Convers •
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coi A Listen. Who is Nathan looking for? What is she wearing?

Nathan: Excuse me. I'm looking for my wife.

C.erk: What does she look like?

Nathan: Well, she's tall and thin.

Clerk: Does she have red hair?

\Jathan: No. My wife has dark brown hair.

Clerk: What's she wearing?

Nathan: A blue skirt and a white blouse.

Clerk: Is that her by the changing room?

Nathan: Yes. I guess she wants that coat.

• B AIR WOfiK Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

· Nathan: I can't find my wife. ·.. Clerk: Is her hair red? Nathan: Her hair Is dark brown. Clerk: Is that her over there?

4 pair with VOCABULARY WORKSHEET 2


Booster
A Notice the different ways we ask about and describe people's appearances.

She's pretty.
What does he/she look like?
He's very good-looking.
really tall.
He's
How tall is he/she? medium height.
She's
a little short.
Does he/she have red hair? No, he/she has dark brown hair.

B AIR WO • Take turns asking about and describing the appearances of your family members.

41 List
coi A listen. Two friends are talking about people at a party. Write the correct number of the person
in the picture.
1. Paula

2. Reggie

3. \Xlally

4. Adam

5. Valerie

coi B listen again. Rewrite these sentences so they are true. Tell your partner your answers.

1. Paula is in her lace thirties. 2. Wally is medium height. 3. Adam is Paula's younger brother.

SPEAK witli CONFIDENCE


GROUPWOP In groups of four, each person thinks of a famous
movie star, singer, or athlete. Then take turns asking
ten yes or no questions to guess each person.

Is American Jdpanese Braz·han?


Is .. In hb h r kens tvn·11nest.hirt1es~
Does ~ng hip-bop pop rock n roli'
Does .•. play soccN l).;seball tennis?

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Asking about personalities
Alice is :more serious. Describing personalities

t I Vocab larv
A Look at these words that describe personality. Match them with the correct descriptions.

a. confident b. creative c. forgetful d. funny e. impatient f. outgoing


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__ 1. Pcnnv doesn't like to wait. __ 4. Kerry makes people laugh.

__ 2. Ahmed never remembers our plans. __ 5. Patricia makes friends easily.

__ 3. Maria is always so sure of herself __ 6. Jae-soon is always drawing.

B AlRWOR Take turns describing people you know who have the personalities above.

2 I Conversatio
co: A Listen. How are Mary's children similar? How are they different?
Oh? In what way?
Mary, your twin girls
look so much alike. How )
do you tell them apart?
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Actually. they have very

And what about


her sister?
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Alice is more serious.


And she can be very Yes, they're both very
impatie:~ creative. They love to
make things.

B AtR VJOf"' Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Ling: Are they very similar? Mary: Matilda is playful. Ling: What's her sister llke? Mary: She's shy.

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3ILan Booster
A Notice the different ways we ask about and describe personalities.

They're both very creative.


What are they like?
Alice is outgoing, but Matilda is shy.

How would you describe him/her? I'd say he's/she's outgoing and funny.
What's he/she like? He's/She's smart, but a little forgetful.

Yes. I'm a very patient person.


Do you think you're patient?
Not really. In fact, I can be very impatient.

B PAIRWOJ; Take turns asking about and describing the personalities of your friends.

4I Listenina
cot A Listen to descriptions of three people. Circle the words that describe them.

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3 Cale hard\.\ or .ng orgeiT!J!

C!:ll B Listen again. Write one other thing you learned about each person.

C A1R WOfi Describe someone you know with one of the personalities above.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A Check(,/) the statements that describe you. Then write
one true and one false statement about yourself.
0 I sometimes forger rhings. C I don't worry about much.

0 I'm alwavs on time. C I'm usually very patient.

B ROUPWOfi Say one of the statements above.


Other students take turns guessing

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All of my frien.ds text. •Talking about quantities

11 Vocabulary
A Which word doesn't belong?Cross it out. Then compare with a partner.

1. I send~ I e-mails I texts. 5. I do swimming I yoga I aerobics.

2. I play basketball I bowling I games. 6. I like to go dancing I hiking I singing.

3. I want to get engaged I married I wedding. 7. I have a pet I busy I job.

4. I take a bus I drive I taxi to class. 8. I keep a blog I homework I diary.

B PAIR WORK Take turns guessingwhat you think is true about your partner. Use the words above.

Example:
A: I think you text a lot.
B: That's right. I do. I think you like to go hiking.

2 I Conversation
co1 8 A Listen.What is Luke doing?What does Luke often do on his phone?

Ellen: What are you doing?

Luke: I'm just sending an e-mail.

Ellen: Do you always use your phone to send e-mails?

All of my friends text these days.

Luke: Some of my friends text, some don't. That e-mail was to my dad.

Ellen: So, what else do you use your phone for?

Luke: I often use it to play games. A lot of my friends

watch movies, but I find the screen too small.

Ellen: Do you use it for social networking?

Luke: Sure, all the time. Say, I don't think we're friends online ...

• B PAIR WORK Practice the conversation.

coi G) C Listen.Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation.Practice the new conversation.

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3I Language Booster
A Notice the different ways we talk about quantities.

Most of
Many of my friends
text these days.
A lot of the people I know
bring our laptops to class.
Some of our classmates
have biogs.
Not many of us
A few of
None of

- B PAIR WORK Complete these sentences with your own ideas. Then tell your partner.

All of the people in my family ... Most of the students at th is school. ..


A few of my friends ... None of us in this class ...

4 I Pronunciation Reduction of of

coi G A Listen and practice. Notice how of is often pronounced /av/ before vowel sounds but reduced to /al
before consonant sounds.

a lot of English speakers a lot of Korean speakers


a few of us in this class a few of their friends

- B PAIR WORK Practice the sentences in the Language Booster section. Pay attention to the
pronunciation of of.

ONLINE PRACTICE ~

SP'EAK with CONFIDENCE


- A CLASS ACTIVITY Choose one of these questions or think of
your own. Ask it to as many people in your
class as you can. Take notes on all of the answers.

How do you get to class?

Why are you studying English?

What do you like to do on the weekends?


English in Action
ti Preview
P.AIRWOR Look at this picture of Casey. Write the words you think best describe her.

}. _ 2. _
3. ------ 4. _

21 Practice
A Watch the video. Mark the statementsT (true) or F (false).

__ l. Eric is rexring while he studies. __ 5. Eric knows Casey from high school.

2. Jill is waiting for her sister Casey. __ 6. Casey is raking a taxi.

3. Casey is going co scay for a few weeks. __ - . Casev doesn't like fashion.

__ 4. Jill and Casey are similar. __ 8. Casey is 24 years old.

B Watch the video again. Rewrite the false statements so they are true.

31 Discuss
.. ")I""" !lln1> ,'{ Answer the questions.

1. Do vou
. have friends who are creative? Whar do thev. do?
2. Do you use any social networks? \Vhy or why not'.
3. Do you have online friends you've never mer?

Student A: Turn to page 82.


(SoNFIDENCE BOOSTEh Student B: Turn to page 90.
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Where are you from?
A Student A: Start a conversation with Student B and ask two
questions. Then close the conversation.
Student B: Answer Student A's questions.
B Now change roles.
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I can start a conversation. I can close a conversation.


C Very well D I need more practice. D Very well C I need more practice.

I'm tall and thin.


A Student A: Think of someone in your class and describe him or her.
Don't say who it is. Student B will guess the person.
Student B: Listen to Student A's description of someone in your class.
Ask questions and try to guess the person.
B Now change roles.

I can ask about appearance. I can describe appearance.


D Very well :=J I need more practice. :J Very well C I need more practice.
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Alice is more serious.


A Student A: Choose two people both you and Student B know.
Describe their personalities.
Student B: Listen to Student A. Ask questions or add
ideas of your own.
B Now change roles.

I can ask about personalities.


0 Very well = I need more practice .
I can describe personalities.
::::J Very well C I need more practice.

• All of my friends text.


Student A and Student B: Take turns completing the
sentences with your own ideas.

Most of the people I know ... Many of the celebrities today .


None of my family members... A lot of people I see every day .

I can talk about quantities.


::J Very well L I need more practice.

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Asking about
I've never had Thai food. experiences

Describing
experiences

1I Vocabularv
A Look at these types of cuisines. Circle the ones you have tried.
American Chinese Turkish ltalian Thai Indian

Vietnamese Mexican Korean japanesc Moroccan Brazilian

• B , At~ WOR Tell your partner a dish from a cuisine you have tried.
Example:

A: Can you name a Korean dish? B: Do vou


. know anv. Italian di~he~?
B: Bibirnbap is a famous Korean dish. A: Yes. Risotto is Italian.

2 I Conversation
cot A Listen. Who has tried Mexican food? Where do Kent and Lori decide to go?

sack Kent Edi~-

Hi, Lori. I'm getting hungry.


Hey, Kent! Me too. Have you ever tried
Mexican food? I know a great place.

No, I haven't. But I think I want Asian food.


OK. How about Thai?

I've never had Thai food.

It's my favorite! The noodle dishes are amazlnq!

Do you have a place in mind?


There's a place called Thairiffic.
OK. I'll meet you there!

B 1>AIR WOR Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Lori: Have you ever had French food? Kent: But I feel like Asian tonight.

Lori: The soups are to die for! Kent: Do you know a nice place?

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3I Langua e Booster
A Notice the different ways we ask about and describe experiences .
. ,.
Asking about experiences
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Yes, I have.
had
Have you ever Mexican food? Yes, I've had it several times.
tried
No, I haven't. I've never tried it.
Have you ever been to a Turkish restaurant? No, but I've always wanted to go to one.
What Japanese dishes have you tried? I've had sushi and ramen .

• B AIR l\fOfl Take turns asking about and describing food experiences.

4 I Listeninq
co1 A Listen. Four people are talking about foods they've tried. Number the foods from 1 to 4 in the order
you hear them.

a m

D D
cm B Listen again. How do they describe the taste of the food? Write the words.
]. _ 2. _ 3. ------- 4.

C !PAIR WORI Take turns telling your partner which foods you haven't tried and if you'd like to try them.

ONLI E ACTICE

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• A CLASS ACTIVITY Complete the questions. Then go around the class and find someone who has
done each thing. Write the person's name and find out if he or she liked it.

eaten
drunk --~----- ra drmk)l yes I no

B "'.AlRWOR Tell your partner two interesting things you learned about your classmates.

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Giving a series of instructions
First, grill the bread. Reminding someone
of something

1I Vocabularv
A Look at these ways of preparing food. Add at least one more food to each column .

• B DL\I WOil Take turns telling your partner the best way to prepare the different foods.
Example

A: J think the best wa~· co prepare vegetables is to steam them.

2 I Conve sation
co1 A Listen. What do you need to make bruschetta? What do you do after you rub the bread with garlic?

Joel: What are you making?

Tara: Bruschetta. Have you ever triec it?

Joel: No. How do you make it?

t Tara: First, gr I the bread. Make sure you grill

both sides. Then rub the bread with garlic.

Joel: OK. It smells good.

Tara: Next, pour olive oil on the bread. Don't

pour mo rr-uch, just a little. After that, put

on some chopped tomatoes. Finally, add

salt, pepper, and a basil leaf. Try one1

B PAlR WO~ll" Practice the conversation.

CDl C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3I Languaq Booster
A Notice the different ways we give instructions and remind someone of something.

First. grill the bread.


Make sure you
Then rub the bread with garlic.
Rememberto grill both sides.
Next, pour olive oil on the bread.
Be sure to use fresh tomatoes.
After that, put on some chopped tomatoes.
Don't forget to
Finally, add salt, pepper, and a basil leaf.

B 1AIR WOR, Number these steps for boiling an egg in order from 1 to 5. Then take turns giving these
instructions. Use sequences words first, then, next, after that, and finally.
__ Add water co the pot. __ Boil rhe water, __ Cook for 12 minutes.

__ Pm an egg in a por. __ Cool the egg with


cold water.

C PAIRWOF Give the instructions again. This time add these reminders in the correct place.

Don't forget to set a timer. Make sure the water coversthe egg.

4 I Pronuncia io Consonant clusters


co: · A Listen and practice. Notice how the two consonant sounds at the beginning of a word are
pronounced together. Each of these words is one syllable.

1. smell 2. skip 3. spice 4. steam 5. snack G. frv 7. glad

B ". •q WOF Practice these sentences. Pay attention to how you pronounce consonant clusters.
I. Please slice some bread. 2. Never skip breakfast. 3. Put a snack on a place.

o: LIME P ACTI E~

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A Look at the picture. Choose a snack you can make
·with at least three items. You can add your own
items. Write the steps to make your snack.

B jROUP WOl1 Take turns explaining how to


make your snack.

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Describing restaurants
The service is great.
1 I Vocabularv
A Do you eat at these plac.es very often? Rank them from 1 (most often) to 8 (least often).
__ cafc __ snack bar __ buffer rc:srauranc __ fasr-food restaurant

__ food can __ cafeteria __ food court __ fine dining restaurant

B PAIR \I IQR1 Tell your partner which places you go to most often and least often.
Example:

A: l ear at food courts most often.


B: Re.illv? 1 car ar .:.1fe5 most otten. \\ here do vou e.u least of 1~n?

21 Convers
cot A Listen. What does The Pink Peppercorn serve? What doesn't Sarah like about the restaurant?

D Kit: So what are you in the mood for?

~ Sarah: Have you tried that new restaurant near the subway station?

a Kit: You mean The Pink Peppercorn?

:£{ Sarah: Yeah. That's the one

a Kit: No, I haven't yet. What's it like?

~ Sarah: It's pretty good. They serve a lot of curries and

noodles dishes. And their prices are reasonable.

Most of the dishes cost aoout SlO.

a Kit: That's pretty good. What's tl--e service like?

·~ Saran: The service Is really slow, but otherwise It's a nice place.

• Kit: I think I'll try it!

B "'AIRWOfu\ Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Kit: Are you talking about The Pink Peppercorn? Sarah: And their prices aren't bad.

Kit'. That sounds great! .: ,. Sarah: The service Isn't so great, but it's worth a try. :

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3I Languaae Boost
A Notice the different ways we describe restaurants.

The food is fantastic/pretty good/so-so.


They serve a lot of curries and noodle dishes.
The prices are expensive/reasonable/fairly cheap.
It attracts a lot of office workers at lunch.
The service is really great/slow.
It has a fun/relaxed atmosphere.

B PAIR WOR Take turns describing your favorite restaurant. Use the words below.

food prices location service atmosphere

4 I Listening

coi A Listen. Two people are discussing a restaurant. Number the things from 1 to 5 in the order you
hear them.
__ a. service __ b. atmosphere __ c. location __ d. prices __ e. food

cm B Listen again. Mark+ (positive) or - (negative) for the opinion you hear about each thing.
a. service __ b. atmosphere __ c. location __ d. prices __ e. food

C PAIR WOt1 Y Tell your partner what you think is important when choosing a restaurant.

0 E P A TI

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A PAIRWORt' Imagine you and your partner are owners of a restaurant.
Answer the questions below.

\Vhat is the name of your restaurant?


\X1har kind of food does your restaurant serve? \Xlharare the prices?

\'7hcre is your restaurant located?


What kind of atmosphere and decoration docs it have? I low is it special?

GROUPWOR"< Present your restaurant. Choose one restaurant


from your group.

:LASS · CTIVITY Present the restaurant. Vote on one restaurant


the classwould like to go to.
Taking orders
Are you ready to order? •Ordering food

1I Vocabularv
A Look at these items on a restaurant menu. Add them to the correct category.

vegetable lasagna spinach dip


vanilla ice cream fried chicken
mashed potatoes apple pie
shrimp cocktail French fries
steak spring rolls
chocolate cake steamed rice

B .,AIR WOIW Take turns telling your partner which foods you think fits in each category.

2 I Conversation
cm A Listen. Which side dish does the customer order? Does she order an appetizer?

chicken, please.

Anything else? Would you like

room for dessert.

B AIR woq Practice the conversation.

CD1 · C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3I Languaqe Booster
A Notice how we take orders and order food in a restaurant.

Are you ready to order? Yes, thank you.


May I take your order? Not yet. Can I have another minute?

I'd like
What would you like? the fried chicken, please.
I'll have

an appetizer? No, thanks.


Would you like dessert? Maybe later.
something to drink? Yes. I'll have the peach iced tea.

B AIR WOR Imagine you are in a restaurant. Take turns ordering food and taking the order.
Use the words in the Vocabulary section.
Example:
A: May I rakex our order?
B: Yes. l'd like the vegetable lu ....1gn.t. please,

4 Pronunciatio Intonation choice questions


co1 A Listen and practice. Notice the intonation rises and then falls in questions that ask a choice.
---------. -..
I. Hot tea or iced (ea? 2. Would you like mashed potarocs, French fries, or steamed rice?

B AIR WOf Complete the questions below with your own ideas. Then practice them. Pay attention
to your intonation.
1. Apple pie or _ 2. Do :ou want ro go to a cafe, , or------.-_

ONLIN P AC IC

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• PAIRWOF. ' Look at the menu below. Take turns taking an order and ordering food .

•••••
Appetizers

onion rings tortilla chips and salsa roast beef baked fish fried chicken
crab cakes raw vegetables and dip lamb kebabs fried fish grilled chicken

apple pie chocolate cake cheesecake soda lemonade iced tea

All main dishes come with choice of two sides: mashed potatoes. baked potato. French fries. steamed rice, or green salad

19
• •
n con 0 LINE P

ti Preview
Tom is cooking. Write the ingredients you see.

l, _ 3, _ ). _
2, _ 4, _ 6. _

21 Practics
A Watch the video. Eric and Tom are talking about dishes. Check (ii) the foods Tom has
tried before.
__ J. Indian __ 2. Japanese __ 3, pasta

B Watch the video again. Complete these sentences.

1. Eric tries to teach Tom how ro cook-------------------

2. After you fry the vegetables in a pan, you need to add _

3. Eric
leavesTom alone because---------------------
4.Ton1 burns ~

5. Tom orders --------------------- from the restaurant.

31 Discuss
GROUPWORK Answer these questions.
1. Are you a good cook? \\Thatdishes can :v'Oll cook?
2. \X'hatwas the last restaurant vou went to? Whal was it like?
3. Whar restaurant do vou
'
eat at the most? \vnat do vou usuallv' order? /

Student A: Turn to page 83.


CONFIDENCE BOOSTEI Student B: Turn to page 91.
20
SR ak
NOW
I've never had Thai food.
A Student A: Find out a food (or a type of food) that Student B
has tried. Ask follow-up questions.
Student B: Answer Student A's questions.
B Now change roles.

I can ask about experiences. I can describe experiences.


0 Very well D I need more practice. 0 Very well 0 I need more practice.
<<>o 1 "' ,• ~ge Boosse, page ~ 3.

First, grill the bread.


A Student A: Tell Student B how to make a dish or snack. Remind him
or her of things to remember while preparing the dish.
Student B: Listen to Student A describe a recipe.
Ask follow-up questions.
B Now change roles.

I can give a series of instructions. I can remind someone of something.


[j Very well C2 I need more practice. 2 Very well 0 I need more practice.
~ae L01l9ur.ge Boos, er p(lgl! ~ S

The service is great.


A Student A: Tell Student B about a restaurant you like.
Describe its food, prices, atmosphere, and
service. Say what you like and don't like about it.
Student B· Listen to Student A describe a restaurant.
Ask follow-up questions.
B Now change roles.

I can describe a restaurant.


:J Very well C I need more practice.
See Lar:guoge Booster page t7

Are you ready to order?


A Student A: You are a customer in your favorite restaurant.
Student B is the server. Order whatever you want.
Student B: You are a server in a restaurant. Student A is a
customer. Take his or her order.
B Now change roles.

I can take an order. I can order food.


:J Very well [j I need more practice. C Very well 0 I need more practice.
<ee : 1 :1• 79e8vosterpag:- 19.

A IC
21
Describing health problems
I have a sore throat. Making suggestions

tI Vocabularv
A Look at the words below. Circle the health problems you've had.
a cold a headache a sore throat

a fever a sore hack a stomachache

a cough the flu dry skin

B "AJRWO Tell your partner what you usually do when you have one of the problems above.
Use the ideas below or your own ideas.

get rest see a doctor stay in bed take some medicine ignore the problem

2 I Conve sation
coi A Listen. What is Leila's problem? What does Tracey suggest?
I have a sore throat.
Hi, Tracey. I'm not feeling too well.

i \ .-- __
D No. I'm fine, really. I
Good idea. Can you take
think I just have a cold.

Sure. I hope you


feel better soon.

B
I ·~t•
AIR WOP.I. Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the words
below and practice it again.

Mary: What's wrong? Leila: I have a headache.

Mary: Why don't you take some aspirin? Leila: can I call you later?

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3ILanqu Booster
A Notice the different ways we describe health problems and make suggestions .
.....
Describing hoaltti
:v
~r

I have a cold/the flu. Why don't you go home and rest?


I have a sore throat/back. It's a good idea to drink hot tea.
My stomach/knee hurts. Try not to eat late at night.
I can't sleep at night. I suggest seeing a doctor.

B AIR WO Take turns describing the health problems below and making suggestions.

a stiff neck insomnia a sprained ankle a bee sting

q
coi A Listen to four conversations. Circle the problem that best matches each conversation.
I. a sprained hand I a broken hand 3. an eye problem I an car problem

1. a sore throat I a stomachache 4. dr) skin I a headache

cot B Listen again. Mark the statements (true) or (false).

1. -- The accident happened lase week. 3. __ They arc very sore.


__ He went co the doctor. __ She has been to see a doctor.

2. _ She took some medicine for it. 4. __ She is feeling better. ·


__ They both have the same problem. __ He suggests raking a cold bath.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A LASS ACTIVI 'l Divide the class in half. One half
chooses and describes health problems.
The other half gives suggestions.
Describe your health problem or make
suggestions to four students.

B LASS ACTiVI Now change roles.

23
Askingfor advice
What should I do? Giving advice

1 I Vocabularv
A Look at some things you can do at home to keep healthy and fit. Check(/') the things you do
to keep fit.

__ clirnb stairs __ dance to music __ walk around the neighborhood

__ ride a bike _ jump up and down __ follow a workout video


__ do chores __ play an active video game __ r~arrange the furniture

B l\lD \\'ORK Tell your partner what you do to keep healthy and fit.
Example:
A: I climb the stairs ro keep healrhy
B: "!bar·~ a great idea. 1 dance to music.
A: Me too! h's [un and a grear w.ly to exercise.

2 I Conversation
coi A Listen. What does Luisa think Alex should do? What does she think he shouldn't do?

Alex: I've been so tired lately. I never seem to have enough energy.

Should I '.oin a gym?

Luisa: Gyms can be expensive. There are simple ways to exercise

at home.

Alex: Like what?


..
Luisa: If I were you, I'd climb the stairs or dance to music.

You should do something active that you enjoy.

Are you getting enough sleep?

Alex: Sure. I sleep about ten hours a day.

Luisa: That's too much. Getting too much sleep can make

you feel tired. You should try to sleep eight nours a day.

• B PAIR WORK Practice the conversation.

CDl C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3I Languaa Boos
A Notice the different ways we ask for and give advice.

I think you should exercise more.


What do you think I should do? If I were you, I'd climb stairs.

I don't think you should join a gym.


Should I join a gym?
You shouldn't join a gym.

B AfRWO Take turns choosing a situation below and giving advice.

You want a healthier diet. You have difficulty waking up.


41 Pronun · 10 Syllables
coi A Listen and practice. Notice the number of syllables in these words.

chores conversation
stairs exercises

CD1 B Listen. How many syllables do you hear? Write the number.
__ a. healthier __ c. shouldn't __ e. considering __ g. marathon
__ b. chores __ d. difficulry __ f. sleep __ h. active

C >ALR WOP < Practice the words in part B. Take turns making sentences with the words.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• A PAIR WOR Imagine you want to do the things below.
Take turns asking for and giving advice.

cut·offelne frcm your d.Et have less st essm your I fe


gel e.nougii sti::1:;p eat less sug:u
v atch less TV spend less money

B ~ROUP WOF Join another pair and compare your advice.


Who has the best advice for each situation?

25
.. ~~
~' .: -~ ·'
~ -
Expressing wants and Intentions
I'd love to try that! • Giving reasons

1 I Vocabularv
A Look at these fitness activities and the calories they burn in one hour. Which activities burn the
most calories?

1.5 ?.80 s:o 7t>S

450 760 w1mm11g 510 7o


¥alkmq 305 470 tae kwon do 730- i.osn
r acquetb ,11 510-71J5 l1!i 330

B pnrp WOR ' Tell your partner which fitness activities you like to do. Give reasons for your response.
Example:
A: I like ro play racquetball. Ir helps me relieve stress.
B: l like tn ski. I like outdoor activities :111Ll I love thl· snow,


zl Conver ion
cot A Listen. Why is Peter interested in ballroom dancing? Why is Rachel interested in tai chi?

Rachel: I really need to get more exercise.

Peter: Me too. We could take classes at the sports center.

There's racquetball, boxing, swimming

Rachel: Oh, I wouldn't really like those. They seem like a lot of hard work.

Peter: Well, how about a class in ballroom dancing? I'd love to try that!

Rachel: Really? Why is that?

Peter: Because I'd learn something new. And I can do it with someone else.

Rachel: I think it would be boring. I'd like to try something more relaxing, like tai chi.

B AIRVJOR'< Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Rachel: I want to be more fit. Peter: I've always wanted to try it.

Rachel: Are you serious? Peter: I imagine it's a fun workout. :

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3ILanqu Boost r
A Notice the different ways we express wants and intentions, and give reasons.

I really want to
I'd like to take a dancing class. I need to get some exercise.
I've always wanted to I'd learn something new.

I don't want to It seems like a lot of hard work.

I wouldn't like to learn tae kwon do. I think it would be boring.

I'd never

B >AIRWO Take turns expressing wants and Intentions, and giving reasons. Use the activities from
the Vocabulary section.


4ILis na
cot A Listen. People are describing fitness activities. Number them from 1 to 4 in the order you hear them.

kayaking

cm B Listen again. Why do they want to try the activities? Write one reason.

3.~~~~~~~~~~~~
4.~~~~~~~~~~~~

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


GROUP r/OF Read about the fitness activities below. Tell three classmates what you would and
wouldn't like to try. Give reasons for your response.

Interesting Fitness Activities

Zumba is a Latin-inspired Forza means strength in Italian. Bosu is also known as blue
dance. It is a popular and fun You use a wooden sword to half ball. You can stand on it. lie
exercise. You can do aerobics practice Japanese sword- on rt. place your knees on 1t. or
and dance at the same time. fighting techniques. push your arms off it.

27
• Asking for comparisons
Soccer is more exciting! · Making comparisons

11Vocabul
A Write the names of sports in the correct category.

baseball boxing hockey


basketball cycling tennis
bowling fishing volleyball

B t .. IR VORK Tell your partner which sports you think belong to each category.
Example:

A: I think basketball belongs in outdoor !>ports.


B: J don'r. I think it hdongs in indoor ).prn rs.

2 I Conversation
coi A Listen. What does Doug think of tennis? Who prefers golf to tennis?

Celine: So, I just got this great new sports channel. All sports, all the time.

Doug: Cool. So, what should we watch?

Celine: Let's see ... how about tennis?

Doug: Um, is it OK if we watch something different?

Tennis is kind of boring to watch.

Celine: Sure. Golf is more interesting than tennis,

don't you think?

Doug: Not really. I think golf is less interesting than tennis.

I do like soccer. It's my favorite.

Celine: Mine too, but there are no soccer games today.

Say, do you want to go for a walk?

8 i:'IAlR WORK Practice the conversation.

CDT C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3ILanqu Booster
A Notice the different ways we ask for and make comparisons.

Which is more interesting to watch? Golf is not as interesting to watch as tennis.


Which is easier to play? Volleyball is easier to play than hockey.
Which is more difficult to learn? Boxing is much more difficult to learn than bowling.

Which do you like more? I like soccer more than tennis.

8 PAIR \VOJ Take turns asking for and making comparisons. Use the words in the
Vocabulary section.
Example
A: \\ hich is easier to learn: tennis or hockey?
B: I eunis i' easier 10 IL'.Hll rh.111 ho key,

4 I Pronunciatio Silent syllables


coi A listen and practice. Notice how some words can have silent syllables.
1. favorite 3. frightening 5. interesting 7. different

2. generally 4. average 6. comfortable

B AIR wor; Practice these sentences. Pay attention to the silent syllables.
I. Tennis is my favorirc sport. 3. Volleyball is an interesting sport.

2. Baseball and football arc very different. 4. I'm not comfortable watching boxing.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A tJROUPWO Discuss the questions below and make
comparisons. Ask follow-up questions.

\\Thich is more frightening: bungee jumping or parachuting?

Do you chink baseball is as exciting as soccer?

\Vhich is more dangerous: rock climbing or scuba diving?

Do you chink American football is as ca<;y to play as soccer?

B iROUP WOf' / Replacethe activities in part A with your


own ideas. Ask the questions again.
• •
g •s l Ac ion 0 LIN

11 Previ w
PAIR\\'Or\ Eric is not very fit. What advice do you think his doctor gave him? Check('°") your guesses.
Then compare with a partner.

__ 1. ear more vegetables

__ 2. drink less coffee

__ 3. rake vitamins

__ 4. exercise everv dav

__ 5. play a sport
__ 6. see a doctor regularly

__ 7. do not cat any meat

__ 8. drink more juice

21 Practice
A Watch the video. What advice did the doctor give Eric? Did you guess correctly?

B Watch the video again. Circle the correct answers to the questions.
l. \\/hen was Eric's doctor's appointment?
a. lase month b. yesterday c. last week

2. Whar does the doctor want Eric to do?


a. change his diet b. go on a dier c. ear more meals

3. Whac does the doctor say is a good idea ro stay fir?


a. cat fewer vegetables b. give up meat c. stop drinking coffee

4. How often does Eric bowl?


a. four times a week b. every day c. on the weekends

5. Where does Eric play tennis?


a. at the park b. at home c. at the gym

31 Discuss
• C .. CUP WORI' Answer the questions.
1. Whac advice would you give someone who warned to be more fie?
2. Do you have a healthy diet? Is there anything you should cat more of or less of?
3. What do you think of active video games? Have you ever played chem? Do you consider
them exercise?

Student A: Turn to page 84.


CONFIDENCE BOOSTEl Student B: Turn to page 92.
30
I have a sore throat.
A Student A: Imagine you have a health problem.
Tell Student B about it.
Student B. Give two suggestions to Student A.
B Now change roles.

I can describe a health problem. I can make a suggestion.


D Very well :::J I need more practice. ::J Very well C I need more practice.
~e LO 1(1 '':l • _ster oage 23.

··~r- What should I do?


A Student A: Choose two of these situations. Ask Student B for advice.

You want a healthier lifestyle. You want to have less stress.


You want to lose weight. You want to find a new hobby.

Student B. Listen and give Student A advice. Include at least two


things he or she should or shouldn't do.
B Now change roles.

I can ask for advice. I can give advice.


C Very well ::::J I need more practice. "l Very well C I need more practice
:e<:> •,. •.-i '"' ..,o~re1pcge25

I'd love to try that!


A Student A: Tell Student B about a fitness activity you would like
to try, and why.
Student B: Tell Student A if you would like to try the activity he or
she mentions, and why or why not.
B Now change roles.

I can express wants and intentions. I can give reasons.


::J Very well C I need more practice. _ Very well C I need more practice.
S"e L -:ng.,agr 8.?~St•?rpage 27.

Soccer is more exciting!


Student A and Student B: Compare each pair of sports. Then say
which one you like or think you would like more. Take turns.

hockey/ice skating cycling/horseback riding


swimming/skiing volleyball/bowling

I can ask for comparisons. I can make comparisons.


:J Very well C I need more practice. :::: Very well C I need more practice.

ON
31
Describing abilities
I can write pretty well. Making recommendations

t 1 Vocabularv
A Write the jobs in the categories below. Some may belong to more than one category.

professor psychologist
nurse biologist
journalist surgeon
fashion graphic
designer· designer

• B PAIR WOR~· Tell your partner which jobs you think fit in each category.

2 I Conversation
cot A Listen. What are Josh and Lily good at? What aren't they good at?

Josh: So, how's school going?

Lily: Well, I'm getting mostly A's and B's. But

I'm not doing so well in Portuguese. I'm

not very good at languages. I guess.

Josh: No one is good at every subject.

Lily: I suppose. So, are your classes going OK?

Josh: My accounting class is hard. J don't think

I'm very good with numbers. BL1t my

literature teacher says I'm a good writer.

Lily: You'd make a great journalist.

Josh: As long as I don't write about numbers.

B .,AIR WORK Practice the conversation.

coi ~ C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3ILan Booster
A Notice the different ways we describe abilities and make a recommendation.

I'm good at writing. You'd be j


a great journalist
I can write pretty well. You would make

with numbers. You should consider becoming


I'm not very good a teacher.
at languages. I wouldn't recommend becoming

I can't speak Portuguese very well. You should get a private tutor.

B AIR WOf1 Take turns describing abilities and making recommendations. Use the words from
the Vocabulary section.

4 I Pronunciatio Can and can't


cot A listen and practice. Notice how we pronounce can and can't.
kon k.cnt
I. I can read Portuguese. 2. I can't speak Portuguese well.

coi B Listen. Do you hear can or can't? Circle the correct words.
I. I can I can't speak English. 3. I Cf11l I caur use a computer.
2. I can I cant write well. 4. I can I Clint understand finance.

C PAIRWO Practice the sentences in part B. Pay attention to the pronunciation of can and can't.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A CLASS ACTIVIT Talk to five classmates. Find out what they're
good at and the kinds of things they can do.
Use these ideas and your own ideas.

finance
oubl c .spi.:i.lbng

work 1•·,drp •nderltiy


rk n team meet deadlines creat a spre dsheet

B LASSACTIVI Suggest a good job or a suitable


work for each person.

33
Expressing necessity
I'd have to have... Expressing lack of necessity

1IVocabula
A Look at these jobs. Cross out the word in each group of three that does not fit.

chef flight attendant fire fighter


doctor op singer police officer
server ot
______ cashier
__.__

• B t1nlR WOR Tell your partner why the answers you chose do not fit.
Example:

A: i\ doctor works in a hospital. hut a chef and a s1:1Ye1· work in a restaurant.

zl Conve
cm A Listen. What kind of business does Katy want to start? What does she need?

Katy: I want to start my own business after I graduate.

Raul: Really?

Katy: I just need to have some money to get started.

And I need to have a fresh Idea.

Raul: Do you have any ideas?

Katy: I'd like to sell healthy lunches to people n

offices, things like sandwiches and salads.

Raul: Do you think It would be difficult to get started?

Kuty: Well, I would need a good kitchen. But I wouldn't have ro have a car. l could Lise a bicycle

Raul: Good idea.

Katy: Say, I'm looking for a business partner. Are you interested?

B PAIR WORK Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Raul: That's fantastic! Katy: And a fresh Idea Is really important.

Raul: Would it be hard to get started? Ka~y: What do you say?

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3 I Lanquace Booster
A Notice how we express necessity and lack of necessity.
~
__ ..._._
Expressing necessi_tY.

In business, you need to take risks. You don't need to have


a car.
I would need a good kitchen. I wouldn't need to have
an office.
I'd have to have some money. I wouldn't have to have
I'd need to have a fresh idea. I don't have to cook things myself.

B IR WORI Take turns expressing necessity and lack of necessity for these jobs.

a translator an accountant a writer an actor

Example:

A: A translator needs to know many languages.


B: Right. You wouldn't have to have an nffice.

4I Listen· na
coi A Listen. Three people are talking to students on Career Day. Check (ti) the things they say you
need to be successful in these careers.

D to have dear skin C o be friendly I .o know interior desiqn


0 to have healthv hi.llr D .o know the area :::J , be good •l math

= to be thln D , > work lat;: at n1g'H 0 tJ be able to •1o•k alone


[::! 1.0 hi!\•e a cclleqe dega?~ D t·-' car a uniform 0 to have J csrue

CD1 B Listen again. Write one thing each person likes about his or her job.

TC It
SPEAK with CONFIDENCE
A PAIR WOf What do you think you need to do to start the businesses below?
Discussand write your ideas on a piece of paper.

Cl COV\A...LC boo~ stOYt


• Describing pros
I travel for free. Describing cons

1I Vocabularv
A Look at things that different jobs involve. Mark them P (positive) or N (negative).
__ navels for free __ works on weekends __ makes good money

__ gers long vacations __ stands all day __ doesn't need a car

B "'l\1D \AIQRK Tell your partner positive and negative things about two jobs.
Example:'
A: A Hight attendant travels for free, hut works on weekends.

coi A Listen. What is Keiko's job? What does Keiko like about her new job?

B PAIR WORif Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Ron: So, how's it going at work? Keiko: I really like it so far.

Ron: And is the salary OK? ·Keiko: ... I'll make more after my training is over.

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3I Languaae Boost r
A Notice how we describe pros and cons.

I get to meet lots of interesting people. I have to stand all day.


I can use my language skills. The hours can be long.
I can travel for free. I don't get much vacation.
I don't have to work weekends. I don't make much money.

8 PAIRWO Take turns describing the pros and cons of the jobs below.

a homemaker a blogger a flight attendant a film director

41 List ·nq
cm A Listen to four people talking about their jobs. Circle the correct job.
I. a truck driver I a taxi driv er I a bus driver

2. a server I a cashier I a chef

3. a salesclerk I an accountant I an engineer

4. a hair stylist I an art reacher I a pct score manager

coi B Listen again. Write one thing the people like and one thing they don't like about their jobs.
Then compare your answers.

2
3.
4.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A .,,MRWO Discussthe pros and cons of each job below.

zookeeper ballet dancer plumber candy store owner

• 8 ~ROUP WO ' Discuss which jobs you think are the best or worst.

37
-~
.. ,,_,. ·' - ~
,.
. "'-'··

• Asking for someone


Is the manager there? on the phone

Asking about a job

1I Vocabula:rv
A Which of these things would be important to you when choosing a job?
Write VI (very important), SI (somewhat important), or rJI (not important).
__ a company's __ salary __ location __ responsibilities
reputation

__ size of the __ hours __ benefits __ colleagues


company

• B PAJP WQR Tell your partner a job that Interests you. Use the reasons above.
Example:

A: I want to work for Google. The comp,rny has a great reputation.


B: I am interested in teaching. T11l' benefits arc really good.

21 Convers
cm A Listen. What job is Evan calling about? What experience does the job require?

Manager: Hello. Java Coffee.

Evan: Hello. Can I speak to the manager. please?

Manager: This is the manager.

Evan: Oh. good afternoon. My name is Evan Kincaid. I'm calling about the
server position you advertised. Is it still available?

Manager: It is. We haven't filled it yet.

Evan: Great! Can I ask-what are the hours?

Manager: You'd work on weekends only. It's a part-time job.

Evan: That's perfect. And what would my


responsibilities be?

Manager: Mostly serving coffee and some light cleaning.

Evan: OK. Do you require any previous experience?

Manager: Not at all. We provide all the training you need.


Do you want to come in for an interview?

Evan: Yes! I can come in today!

B PAIR WORK Practice the conversation.

CDl C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3ILangu Boos
A Notice the different ways we ask for someone on the phone and ask about a job.

Is the manager there? This is the manager.


Can I speak to the manager, please? Speaking.
Could I please speak to the manager? Please hold. I'll transfer you.

Is the job still available? Yes. We haven't filled it yet.


What would my responsibilities be? Mostly preparing and serving coffee.
What are the hours? You'd work on weekends from noon to S p.m.

B "AIRWO 1 Choose one of the jobs below. Take turns asking for the manager and asking about the job.

a private language tutor a server in a restaurant

4 I Pronunciatio Syllable stress


coi A Listen and practice. Notice which syllable is stressed in these words.

previous location corporatioo

company require Japanese

ctn B Listen and practice. Underline the syllable stressed in each word.
1. manager 2. experience 3. position 4. reputation 5. salary

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A You are a manager of a tour company looking for a new guide. Fill in the form below.
I Job:Toureulde-- -- -- ---- ----

Hours:---------------
1 R esponst·b·1·.11t1es: ------------

! Salary:. _

l Benefits:--------------
LNecessary exPerience? _

8 PAIR~ OR Take turns asking and answering questions about the position.

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ng ish ~ Act 0 0

ti Preview
Casey wants a part-time job. She'd like to work in fashion. Write down the skills you think
a person who wants to work in fashion should have.

1. _ 3. _ 5. _

2. _ 4. _ 6. _

21 Practice
A Watch the video. Write the part-time jobs that Maria and Tom suggest to Casey.
!. _ 2. _ }. _

B Watch the video again. Each of these sentences contains one error. Correct each one.

t. Casey speaks another language. ---------------------

2. The assistant position starts in a week. ------------------

3. Casey speaks io the receptionist on the phone. --------~------

4. The job is four Jays a week from 9 a.m, ro 4 p.m. --------------

5. Casey says she writes preny well and is good with customers. _

G. Casey talks to the manager of the compan~'· _

31 Discuss
• C'lOU;:" :WORX Answer the questions.
1. Do you think Casey will be successful in the job? Why or why not?
2. \V'har are some popular pan-rime jobs [or students?
3. Do you have (or would you like) a part-time job? \V'har is ~·our ideal pan-rime job?

Student A: Turn to page 85.


ENCE BOO~TE Student B: Turn to page 93.
40
I can write pretty well.
A Student A: Tell Student B about some things you're good at.
Student B: Suggest a job that you think would be
good for Student A.
B Now change roles.

I can describe abilities. I can make a recommendation.


Q Very well 0 I need more practice. 0 Very well U I need more practice.

I'd have to have...


A Student A: Tell Student B what you need in order to be successful in a
certain field or job. Include things that are not necessary.
Student B: Listen to Student A and ask follow-up questions.
B Now change roles.

I can express necessity. I can express lack of necessity.


:::J Very well 0 I need more practice. 0 Very well - I need more practice.

I travel for free.


A Student A: Compare two jobs that might be suitable
for you. Describe their pros and cons.
Student B: Listen to Student A and give additional
suggestions of your own.
B Now change roles.

I can describe pros. I can describe cons.


0 Very well C I need more practice. C Very well 0 I need more practice.
5·2( L ''rl9c ~191· 6.JC' tet PGQi'::: 3?.

• Is the manager there?


A Student A: Choose one of the jobs below. "Call" Student Band ask
for the manager. Think of and ask three questions about the job.

a magazine editor a clothing store manager

Student B: You are the manager of the company that Student A


is interested in. Answer the phone and answer his or her questions.
B Now change roles.

I can ask for someone on the phone. I can ask about a job.
C Very well :::J I need more practice. :::J Very well = I need more practice.

ONLIN PRACTICE
41
Asking about free-time activities

That sounds fun! Showing interest

1IVocab l
A What do you like to do in your free time? Rank the actitvities from 1 (most interesting)
to 8 (least interesting).
__ shop play video games __ play sports __ sleep in

__ warchTV __ listen to music __ chat online __ read

B 1110 c; P ( Tell your partner which activities you find most interesting.Which are least interesting?

Example:
A: I think shopping is rhe most inrcrcsnng.
B: Nor me! 1 think reading is rlie most inrLT1.:Hing;.
' '


zl Conv s 0
coz A Listen. What does Steve like to do? What sports does he play?

So, how do you like it

• B r AIR WOP Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below.

Steve: I enjoy reading. . Ann: What do you read? Steve: Books, biogs, newspapers ...

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3ILangu Booster
A Notice the different ways we ask about free-time activities and show interest.

What do you do I play sports.


in your free-time?
What do you like to do I like to play sports. Oh, yeah? That's interesting.
I go to the gym. Oh, really? Sounds fun.
How do you spend your free-time?
I enjoy going to the gym.

B Al WOR Take turns asking about and showing interest about free-time activities. Use the
ideas below.

in the evening on the weekend in the summer

4I Listenina
coz A Listen. Number the hobbies from 1 to 3 in the order you hear them. There is one extra.

-- J. photography _ b. cooking __ c. pl,1ying music __ d. traveling'-

coz B Listen again. Write the names of the people who do the activities.

a.------ entertainspeople. c. -------gees ideasfromrheInrcrnet.

b, ------ spends time outdoors. d. ------ earns extra moncv

C >AIR WOR Tell your partner if you spend or earn money with your free time activities.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A List three interesting things you like to do in your free time.

L--------~ 2·-------~~ 3·--------~

B .l SS ACTIVI Go around the class and find someone who does each thing.

docs scmeih 119 unusual

plays a spore hk s to be outneor

C :i.ROUPWO~ ~ Share your information.

43
~0 ~~
I,._;~"••

Inviting someone
I'd love to go. Responding to an invitation

1I Vocabularv
A What kinds of movies do you like? Circle your three favorite kinds of movies.
comedies rhrillers romantic comedies historical dramas

animated movies horror films action movies science fiction 1110Yies

10
B ·' u1('lf\ Ask and answer questions about movies you like and don't like. Use the words above.
Examples·
A: \'{'hat movie genres do you like? B: \\ h.11 kind~ of 1110Yies don't you like?
B: l love action mm ie and comedies. A: l donr rcallv like horror film~.

21 Conv rsati
CD.2 A Listen. What movie will Jeff and Kirk see? What will they do after the movie?

Jeff· Hey K'rk, do you have plans for Friday n ght?

Kirk: Friday night? I don't think so. Why?

Jeff: Do you want to see a movie?

Kirk: Sure, I'd love to. wr at's playing?

Jeff: Free Fall is paying at the tnearer,

Kirk: Great! I love actior movies.


When do you want to rr-eet?

Jeff: How about at 7 p.m., n front of the theater?

K'rk: OK. And let's get some pizza after the movie.

Jeff: Sounds good. See you then!

• B l>AlR WORK Practice the conversation.

coz C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3I Languaa Booster
A Notice the different ways we invite someone and respond to an invitation.
-
Inviting someone

Do you want to Sounds great.


see a movie?
Would you like to Sure./OK.
Maybe./l'm not sure.

B PAIR~ OR Take turns inviting and responding to invitations. Use the ideas below.

go shopping go to a karaoke bar go to a theme park go to a concert

4 I Pronunciatio Reduction of want to

co2 A Listen and practice. Notice how want to is reduced to /wanna/.


A: Do )'OU want 10 see ,1 mm ic?
B: OK. Iliac sounds grt':U. I reallv want (0 see du: new Johnny Depp movie.

B P tRWO Ask and answer three questions that begin with Do you want to ... ? Reduce want to.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A :t.ASS ACT(VIT Read the ads. Choose three activities and invite three people to do them with you.

WHAT'S ON? I Your guide to weekend events


Luciano's Plua Rock the Park Sunday! Love Is the Answer
Open from 11 a.m. Loca rock bands olay. See the romantic comedy
20% off between Starts at 1 p.m. at City Park. everyone's talking about!
3 o.m. and 6 p.m. all weekend. Shows at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.rn.
Wlndgate Art Museum
Meea Mall Picasso in Paris exniblt. Adventureland Park
B:ggest sale of the year! Saturday 10 p.rr -5 o.m. Try OJt latest roller coaster-
"Open 24 hours this Closed Sundays. tbe Death Scream!
weekend. Open till midnight Friday.

45
•Declining an Invitation
l':m sorry, but I can't. Giving an excuse

1 I Vocabularv
A How often do you go to these places? Write P (pretty often), H (hardly ever), or N (never).
-- coffee shop __ mall __ beach __ movie theater __ library

-- museum __ pool __ park __ theme park __ bookstore

B 'AIR tt')R Tell your partner how often you go to the places above.
Example··
A: I go to rhc movie theater prl'ny ofren.
B: I h~udl~ c\er i;o. I watch mr» ies ;H home I go co rhc m,111 pr~·rry ofo . -n.

21 Convers tion
co2 A Listen. Why can't Beth go to the museum? Why can't Chen go tomorrow?

Beth: Hello?

Chen: Beth? Hi, it's Chen

Beth: Hi! How's everything?

Chen: Greai:. Listen, would you like to go to the museum later?

Beth: I'm sorry, bu: I can't.

Chen: Really? Why not?

Beth: I have to go to work. Do you want to go tomorrow? I'm off then.

Chen: I'd love to, bc.t I can't. I'm going to the mall with my brother.

Beth: Oh, I see... what about the weekend?

Chen: I can go Saturcay.

Beth: Me too!

Chen: Sounds good. Let's grab a bite before we go.

Beth: OK! Sounds perfect.

Chen: See you soon!

8 rAIR WOR.< Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the words
below and practice it again.

Chen: Do you want to go to the bookstore? Beth: I need to study. Chen: I have soccer practice.

Beth: ... are you free this weekend?

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3ILangu Booster
A Notice the different ways we decline an invitation and give an excuse .
....
Declining an invitat,on

Sorry. I have to go to work.


I'm really sorry. I need to do my homework. Oh, I see.
I'd love to, but I can't. I want to clean my room. Oh, that's OK.
I'm afraid I can't. I'd like to go to the gym.

B AIR OR Take turns inviting each other to the places in the Vocabulary section. Decline the
invitations and give excuses.

4 I Listenina
coz A Listen. Number the invitations from 1 to 4 in the order you hear them.
__ a. ear fast food __ b. sec a movie __ c. go ro the mall __ d. play video games

coz B Listen again. Do people accept or decline? Circle your answers. When someone declines an
invitation, write the excuse.

1. acccpc I decline: --------- 3. accept decline: ---------

2. accept I decline:--------- 4. accept I decline: ---------

C >AIRWO Compare answers with a partner.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A Check (.fl two things you want to do this weekend. Write excuses for the things you don't want to do.

excuses

C go to tne bec:icn

D go to tne w..c:ill

[j go out to ct~~ll\.tY

0 go to tne pc:iric?.

B :LASS ACTIVI
" ""• -o
.
)'

·~
"~·--#

Apologizing
Sorry, I'm late. Responding to an apology

t 1 Vocabularv
A Look at these six excuses for being late. Complete them with the correct words from the box.

broke down stuck in ran into lost track needed to couldn't find

l. I ------ run an errand first. 4. I an old friend.

2. I was ------ traffic. 5. J my keys.

3. My car------ 6. I cornplerclv ------of the rime.

B AIR WQR Take turns asking your partner why he or she is late and giving excuses.
Example:

A: \X1lw are vou lace?


B: There was a lor of rraffic.

21 Ccnversati
coz A Listen. Why is Lisa late? When will she arrive?

Hey, Lisa. Are you there yet?

Yes. Where are you?

I'm really sorry. I'm still on the bus. I ran an errand.

OK. Sam isn't here yet either. How long will you be?

Not sure. Maybe 10 minutes.

OK. Hurry! Or we'll miss the movie.

I'll be there soon!

• B l'AIRWOEt' Practice the conversation.

coa C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation.
Practice the new conversation.

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I - . -, - .

3ILan ace Booster


A Notice how we apologize and respond to an apology.

Apologizing ,

Sorry
Oh, that's OK.
rm sorry
I'm late. I got stuck in traffic. No problem.
I'm really sorry
Don't worry about it.
I'm so sorry

B PAIR WOR Taketurns apologizing and responding to apologies. Use the ideas below.

I had to walk my dog. I ran into a friend. I lost track of the time.

41 Pronunciatio Using stress and duration to convey emotion


coz A Listen to three people say they are sorry. Which one is not really sorry?
A: Oh. Jun. rm so SOH) '.
B: I'm sorry I'm lare ugain. I rcallj have a good excuse this rime.
C· "} I

B AIR WOF Practice the conversation above. Pay attention to correct stress.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A Write an excuse and a response for each conversation.

A· W!i re have y JU be<>n7 Ive been here foi rn hoin 1

6·~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

A· Im ssed yeu at my carrylast night I as hop ng to see }'OU there


5:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~:::-=~J~Jf?l~

B AIRVJO Take turns practicing the conversations.


Decide if your partner is really sorry or not.

C C.:lASS ACTIVITY Present one conversation to the class.

49
ONLlN A

11 Preview
PA1R WOl1' Look at the pictures. What do you think happens? Put them in order from 1 to 4.

21 Practice
A Watch the video. Check your guesses in the Preview section. Did you guess correctly?

B Watch the video again. Answer the questions.

I. \Xfhat is Eric learning to play? -------------------------

2. Whar are Eric, Casey, and Jill doing tonight?-------------------·

3. Has Maria seen Jill? What did Jill say to Maria? ------------------

4. Docs Maria go to the movies withCasey and Eric? -----------------

5. ·what excuses docsJill give for beinglace?-------------------~

31 Discuss
• GRCUP W01X Answer the questions.
1. How often areyou lace? \v11ac do you do when you are later
2. Arc there anv excuses that make ir OK ro be late? \'Vhac are
,· thev?
,•

Student A: Turn to page 86.


50 Student B: Turn to page 94.
SR ak
NOW
• That sounds fun!
A Student A: Ask Student B what he or she likes to do on weekends.
Show interest and ask follow-up questions.
Student B: Answer Student A's questions. Include at least
three things you like to do.
B Now change roles.

I can ask/talk about free-time activities. I can show interest.


D Very well 0 I need more practice. ::::J Very well C I need more practice.

I'd love to go.


A Student A: Invite Student B to do three fun things with
you this weekend.
Student B: Accept each of Student A's invitations.
Ask for more information.
B Now change roles.

I can invite someone to do something. I can respond to an invitation.


0 Very well C I need more practice. .::::J Very well D I need more practice.
.>e0 Langi ,;gr ".\, ,, te- »aqe -+5

• I'm sorry, but I can't.


A Student A: Invite Student B to do three things with you
this weekend.
Student B: Decline each of Student A's invitations.
Give an excuse for each one.
B Now change roles.

I can decline an invitation. I can give an excuse.


0 Very well D I need more practice. [j Very well ::J I need more practice.
See LG 19,•aqt:. Boo stet page .t. 7 .
1

• Sorry I'm late.


A Student A: Apologize to Student B for being late.
Add an excuse.
Student B: Acknowledge Student A's apology.
B Now change roles.
~
I can apologize. I can respond to an apology.
D Very well ::J I need more practice. ::::J Very well C I need more practice.

ONLINE PRACTICE
51
~~: v ~

.•_.~

Asking double questions


Did you go alone? Describing past events

1 I Vocabularv
A Look at the things you can do when you visit a new place. Check Iv") the activities you like to do.

-- go shopping __ visit markets __ rake rours

__ tr)' local food __ go ro the theater __ see sporri ng events


__ go to museums __ rake photos __ see historical sights

B ;>pJqWOP'<Tell your partner the things you like to do when you travel.
Example:

A: l like ro go shopping when I visit .~ nev, place. \\'hat about you?


B: I like to rake photos.

zl Conve
coz A Listen. Who did Reiko travel to Hong Kong with? What did she think of Hong Kong Disneyland?

Mark: So, where did you go for vacation?

Reiko: I went to Hong Ko'1g.

Mark: Wow~ Who did you go w·~r? Did you go alone?

Reiko: No, I traveled with my sister.

Mark: How fun'. And what did you do there?

Did you go to Victoria Peak?

Reiko: Yeah, we also took a city tour. I took a 'ot cf photos.

Mark: I can't wait to see them. Did you go to Hong Kong Disneyland?

Reiko: We did. It's small. but it's n ce. Oh, and I went shopping.

Mark: Of course. And what d d you buy Me?

B ">AIR WOP Practice the conversation.

(02 C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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3 I Languacre Boos
A Notice how we ask double questions and describe past events.

Where did you go for vacation? Did you


Yeah, I did. I went to Hong Kong.
go anywhere special?

Who did you go with? Did you go alone? No, I traveled with my sister.

What did you do there? Did you go to Yeah, we went to the top. We also took a
Victoria Peak? city tour.

How was the weather? Was it sunny? It was OK. It was rainy for some of the time.

• B 'AIR WOF Write three sets of double questions to ask about a recent trip. Take turns
asking your questions.
Example:

A: \\'here did you go on your last [rip? Did you go anywhere run?
B: I did. I wen l cunplng v, it h ornc fricndc.

4I Pronunciation Reduction of did you

coz A Listen and practice. Notice how we pronounce did you in wh- questions.

l\ 'f,oi.1i \\'i/.e11j.-rl
1. Who did \'OU travel with? 4. \'Xlhen did •vou zet
0
back?
\Fh,1j;lf \'i'/,/;a/
2. \v'har did vou do there? 5. Why di~l you go there?
'.i'lme/111 ! fou•/11!
3. \'{!here did you go? 6. How did you travel?

B PAIR I/OR Practice the questions above with a new partner. Pay attention to the
reduction of did you.

0 Ll R TC lft.
SPEAK with CONFIDENCE
GROUPwor Take turns describing an interesting
trip you took. Ask the questions below
and add a second question to make
double questions.
Who did you go with? Where did you stay?

When did vou


. ,.go? \Vhar did vou do there?

How did -vou ._ge[ [here? How was the weather?

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Asking about preferences
Which do you prefer? Describing preferences

A Look at these different vacation options. Mark./ if you want to try it and X if you don't.
__ a camping trip __ a backpacking trip __ an adventure holiday

__ a cruise __ a spa resort __ a bus rour

'0~ Tell your partner which options you want to try. Give reasons.
Example. ·

A: ld lil,c ro go on a ramping trip. J love ro he outdoors.


B: Ir'~ nor for me. Ir doesn't sound fun.

2 I Conversatio
coz A Listen. Why does Annie prefer hostels? What tour does Jill suggest?

I prefer traveling in a group.


I usually have more fun with
orher people.

So Jill, I have my plane


t'cket to Munich. I Just
need to decide what to Maybe I can help,
do there. .. Annie. Do you prefer And Which would you
~ traveling alone or in prefer~staying m hostels
a group? or srnying in hotels?

I'd prefer staying in


hostels. It's easier to
meet people in hostels.

day train tour of Bavaria? Each


night you have a choice of a
hotel or a hostel .

• B 'l>AIRWORI Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Annie: Now it's time to decide what kind of trip I want. Ji I: Let me see if I can help.

Annie: I can save a lot of money that way. Ji I: You make your own hostel arrangements.

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3ILan Booster
A Notice the different ways we ask about and describe preferences.

Do you prefer traveling alone or in a group? I prefer traveling in a group (to traveling alone).
Which would you prefer-staying in I'd prefer staying in hostels (to staying
hostels or staying in hotels? in hotels).
Would you rather travel by bus or train? I'd rather travel by train (than travel by bus).

B AIR WOF Look at these tourist options. Ask and answer questions about your preferences.

going on a camping trip/going to a resort spa taking a cruise/taking a backpacking trip

co2 A listen. Two friends are planning a vacation. Circle their preferences.

The
2. buslt an T pr f
3 hotels ho t Is T ) ~~ nt to _

4. restaurant meats street fooo They prefer _

coz B Listen again. Why did they decide on each choice? Complete the reasons.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A Look at this survey. Check (wl') your travel preferences.

__ plan each day in advance.


__ just see what happens.

__ start tne oay early.


__ unusual places.
__ sleep in and going
__ the matn tourist attractions.
out later.
~--
.;
~·-
.. ~ ...
;~:
. "
...... .. :

Expressing prohibitions
You :must get a visa. Expressing obligations

1I Vocabularv
A Look at these items people sometimes pack for a trip. Circle the ones you would definitely take on
an overseas trip.
a lock a travel pillow a first-aid kit an electricirv adaptor

medicine a passporr a hair dryer a portable stove

B ~AIR WOf Tell your partner what you take when you travel. Use the words above and your
own ideas.
Example.

A: 1 rake medicine just i11 case [ gc:r sick. \X'h.H do ;·ou definitely rake?
R: T always hrin~ .1 rravcl pillow,

21 Conversati
coz A Listen. What does Miguel need to buy? What did he almost forget?

Teresa: Did you pack everything you need?

Miguel: Uh-huh. I just need to buy a travel pillow

at the airport.

Teresa: So, this rs your first overseas trip and

your first flight! Are you nervous?

• Miguel: Not at all.

Teresa: Remember, you're not allowed to take

liquids on the plane.

·Miguel: Really? OK. I hope I didn't forget anything.

Teresa: You must take your passport!

Miguel: Oh, of course. I guess I am a

little nervous!

• B ,JJ\IR \•10F Practice the conversation.

CD2 C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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- - ~ -- ...
! ...- .

3ILangu Booster
A Notice the different ways we express prohibitions and obligations.

Expressing prohibitions
·'

You must take your passport.


You can't travel without a passport.
You have to pack liquids.
You're not allowed to take liquids on a plane.
I need to buy a travel pillow.
You're not permitted to check three bags.
You don't have to leave until 2 p.m.

B AIR WOR Take turns expressing prohibitions and obligations for a camping trip.
Use the words in the Vocabulary section and your own ideas.
Example·
A: \'{~ have to pack .1 first-aid kir,
13: \'i/e'rc not permitted 10 bring a portable stove,

41 Pronunciatio Reduction of have to and has to


coz A Listen and practice. Notice how have to is pronounced hafta and has to
is pronounced hasta.

1. We don't have to pack a hair dryer. 2. She has co pack a first-aid kit.

B .,AIR WORI Your class is planning a hiking trip in the mountains. Make sentences
using have to and has to with the ideas below. Pay attention to the reduction
of have to and has to.

beon time bring lots of clothes pack a tent pack a hair dryer

0 LIN PR IC

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A PAIR WOR Look at these signs you might see while traveling. What do you think they mean?

8 CLASSACTIVI Create your own sign and show it to the class. Be creative!
Who can guess what it means?

57
·~
. . ~
,, ~
-

Asking about prices


When is the next train? and schedules

Describing prices
and schedules

t 1 Vocabularv
A Look at these words related to travel. Which word in each set doesn't belong? Cross it out.
1. fare luggage price

2. one-way terminal round trip

3. flight de pan arnvc

4. station· ticket airport

5. gate first class platform

6. train boarding pass subway

B 'f"l 'VOR Compare with a partner. Give reasons why you crossed out the words.
Example:

A: Fare and price are the cost of .1 ticker. Luggage is a hag.

2 I Conversatio
co2 A Listen. ls a train leaving after 7:15 p.m.? How long does the trip to New York City take?

~
....... Tourist: Hello. How much Is a one-way ticket to New York City?

~ Agent: It's $86.50.


~~

.._
~ Tourist: And when is rne next train?

~
I Agent: It leaves at 7:15 p.m. That's the last train of the day.

...
~~
~

-~
~~
Tourist: OK. How long does it take to get there?

Agent: About three hours. It arrives at 10:20 p.m.

....
~

.,.,.
Tourist: And where does It depart from?

I ~~

B l"AIRWO
Agent: Platform four. Would you like a ticket? The train is eaving soon.

Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Tourist: What does a one-way ticket to New York City cost? Agent: The price is $86.50 plus tax.

Agent: After that, there's no other train until tomorrow. Tourist: Where does the train leave from?

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3I Languaae Booster
A Notice how we talk about prices and schedules.

How much is a one-way/round trip ticket to New York? It's $86.50.


The price is $86.50 plus tax.
When is the next train to New York? It leaves at 7:15 p.m.
How long does it take? It takes about three hours.
Where does the train from Chicago arrive? It arrives at Platform four.
What gate does the flight to Miami depart from? It departs from Gate 58.

8 ?AIRWO Choose two places you can get to by bus. Take turns asking and answering questions
about prices and schedules.

41 Listenin
coz A listen. Number the places from 1 to 3 in the order you hear them. There is one extra.

__ a. a subwav station __ b. a bus station __ c. a crain station __ d. an ai rporc

coa 8 Listen again. Complete the sentences. Then compare answers with a partner.

1. The tickerro Paris costs ------ pounds. The trip cakes ------hmm.
2. The tourist is leaving from }6. She needs co------ in Mexico Citv,

3. The tourist will gee co Onawa ar ------ p.m. The agcnc doesn't know the------

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A PAIR VO~ Student A is the ticket agent who has the information below. Student Bis a tourist and
asks Student A for ticketing information for the next train from Barcelona to Madrid.

A Next train from Barcelona to Madrid


Ticket Departure: Trave, time:
117 euros (one-way) ,.J•t.1·811& 2 hours 45 minutes
Direct or transfer: Depart; Amve:
Direct Platform 16 Platform 2

• 8 PAIR\VOfl Now switch roles. Use the information below.

~ NEXT FLIGHT FROM SINGAPORETO BANG~9~ _j, .n.~·- _ -· 1

ii=

i-
Tfcket: Departure: Travel time:
68 Si.ngapore dollars 7:30 a.m. ~ 45 minutes 07824100341
Direct or transfer. Depart: Arrive:
Direct Gate 44( m Gate 39 1111u11m11111111w1

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ti Preview
Tom is sharing his Australian vacation photos with Casey. Tell your partner which places
you want to visit. Give reasons.

21 Practice
A Watch the video. Number the photos from 1 to 3 in the order that Tom visited the places.

B Watch the video again. Check (.I) the questions you hear.
1. 0 How long did you stay there? 0 How long were you there?

2. 0 \V'har places did you visit? D Did you visit many places?

.3. 0 How was the weather there? D What was the weather like there?

4. 0 Did you gcr around by bus? D Did you travel by bus?

I 31 Discuss
C OUP \ ·o~t< Answer the questions.
1. \\?hat do you like about Tom's trip to Australia?
2. \V'here would you like to go on vacation? \V'ould you sray in your country or go overseas?
.3. Was there a place you visited and really enjoyed? Describe the place and the things you did.

Student A: Turn to page 87.


Student B: Turn to page 95.
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Did you go alone?
A Student A: Ask Student 8 questions about a weekend trip h4! or she
took. Ask three sets of double questions.
s- .. -4ont 8. Answer Student A's questions.
B Now change roles.

I can ask double questions. I can describe past events.


0 Very well C I need more practice. D Very well 0 I need more practice.
See laf'g•itJge Booster oage 53.

Which do you prefer?


Student A and Stu ent B: Find out about each other's
dream vacation. Ask about preferences on two of the
ideas below.

where to travel when to travel transportation places to stay

I can ask about preferences. I can describe preferences.


LJ Very well 0 I need more practice. D Very well D I need more practice.
See Langvage Booster page SS.

__........ - -You must get a visa.


A Student A: Student B is a foreign visitor. Say two things that he
or she is not allowed to do, and two things that he or she
has to do while visiting your country.
Student B. You are a foreign visitor. listen to Student A and ask
follow-up questions.
B Now change roles.

I can express prohibition. I can express obligation.


:J Very well D I need more practice. :::J Very well [j I need more practice.
See Language Booster page 51.

·~When is the next train?


A Student A: You are a bus ticket agent. Create your own bus ticket
like the tickets on page 65. Student B Is a tourist.
Answer his or her questions.
Stud=r-t B Ask for the information from Student A's bus ticket.
B Now change roles.

I can ask about prices and schedules. I can describe prices and schedules.
C Very well Q I need more practice. C Very well ::::! I need more practice.
See language Booster page 59.

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Asking about general behavior
I usually wear... Describing general behavior

1 I Vocabularv
A Circle the clothes you are wearing now.

a suit a dress shirt a scarf a skirt a dress a uniform

a T-shirt sandals shorts running shoes jeans

• B P tR WORK Tell your partner how you usually dress. Use the words above or your own ideas.
Exampte:'

A: I usually wear jeans, a T-shirr. and running shoes.


B: T ORL'n wear khakis and a dress shirr.


21 Convers 0
co2 A Listen. What is a kilt? When do Scottish men wear it?

Ill Susan: The music is great, and I love your clothes. Are they traditional?

II Calum: Oh, yes. You probably know this-it's called a kilt.

~ Susan: Yeah. I've seen them in pictures. Is it a kind of skirt?

II Calum: Well, Scottish men don't really call it a skirt. People usually

wear it on special occasions.

II Susan: I see. I love the pattern.

D Calum: The pattern is plaid. Scotland is famous for them. The pattern can tell you what

family someone is from.

II Susan: How interesting! Is there a traditional outfit for women as well?

II Calum: Yes. Women normally wear longer skirts. But when they dance, they may wear

kilts. I think there will be a women's dance performance later .

• B PAIR WORK Practice the conversation.

CD2 C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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A Notice the different ways we talk about general behavior.

What do Scottish people generally


They generally wear a kilt.
wear to weddings?

What do women in Scotland They normally wear a long skirt. but they
normally wear? sometimes wear a kilt, too.

How do teachers tend to dress at Men wear slacks, a shirt, and a tie. Women
your school? tend to wear a blouse. a skirt, and a jacket.

B PAIRWO Choose four items of clothing from the Vocabulary section. When or where do people
generally wear them? Take turns asking and answering questions.
Examples:

A: \\ here do people gencrall~· wear andals?


B: 111c:y normallv wear rhem 10 the b ..-ach. \\'h,_·11 do women nn1111,1ll~ w~·.tr dresses?

4 I Pronunciatio Intonation in a series of things

co2 A Listen and practice. Notice the intonation when we say a series of things.
~ <:» ~
1. Men wear slacks, I a shirt.] and a tic.
<:» -:» ~
2. Women tend to wear a blouse.] a skirt, I and a [ackei.

B AIRWO Take turns describing what men and women generally wear to work in offices in your
country. Pay attention to your intonation.

ONLINE P CTIC

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A "AIR \VO"Y What do people generally wear on these occasions? Is it different for men and women?
What about for teenagers and adults?

qraduanon day a classical mus« concert


., wedding a JOb interview

B 1ROUP WO~ Choose one of the occasions in


.
part A. What do people normally
do on this occasion?

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Asking for ideas
What do you think? Offering ideas

t 1 Vocabularv
A How important are these things when you choose clothes? Mark./ (important) or X (not
very important).
brand design material value

quality price color comfort

• B PAIRV'lORK Tell your partner what's important and not important when you buy clothes.
Examples:

A: l·or me, brand is vcrv important. How about you?


H: lr'11 nor important at all. Quality is the 1110~1 imporrunr to me.

21 Conv s •
on
coz A Listen. Why doesn't Ana care for the first jacket? Do you think the last jacket suits Tom?
Ana, I really want a new jacket. Yeah. you're right. Do you
What do you think? Is It me? think this design Is nice?

something more practical. Um... a different design


And the quality is poor. might be better.

Honestly, you might


want to try a different
color. That one. doesn't
really suit you.
I have that exact jacket at home.
You're picky, but you have good taste!

• 8 PAIRWOPK Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the words
below and practice it again.
Tom: Can I wear something like this? Is this a good color on me?

Ana: Um... maybe you could look at a different color. I found the perfect jacket for you!

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A Notice how we ask for and offer ideas.

I would get something more practical.


Do you think this design rs nice? A different design might be better.
Is this a good color for me? You might want to try a different color.
Do you think this looks good on me? I think this will look better on you.

8 You are shopping for a new outfit. Check (ti) the items you would buy.

0 baggy yellow ~ red run111ng


sho s

C PAIR VJORK Take turns asking for and offering ideas for the items you checked.

4 I Listeninq
coz A Listen to four conversations. Which item of clothing is each speaker discussing?
Number them from 1 to 4.

coz B Listen again. Write the idea that is offered in each conversation.

3.~~~~~~~~~~~-
4.~~~~~~~~~~~-

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• PAIRWORI The people in the picture want a different look.
Take turns asking for and offering ideas.

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• Making requests
Can you do me a favor? Agreeing to requests

1I Vocabularv
A Look at the picture. Write the correct number of the item in the picture.

J. a rug 3. a clock 5. a vase 7. a lamp

1. a mirror 4. pillows 6. candles 8. curtains

B '>AIRwor Tell your partner what new objects you


would like to have.

Example:
A: I want a new mirror for my bedroom.
B: l want new curtains.
A: f\ le too! ~'hac color do you want ro gee?

2j Conversatio
coz A Listen. What did Jake and Ben look at online? What does Ben ask Jake to get at the store?

Jake: Hello.

Ben: Hi, Jake. It's me. Ben. Are you still at the home decor store?

Jake: Yeah. I just found the lamp we looked at online.


It will look great in our new apartment.

Ben: Oh, good. Listen. can you do me a favor?

Jake: Sure.

Ben: Would you get some pillows for the sofa?

Jai<e: No problem. Do you want any particular color?

Ben: How about green?

Jake: Sure. Anything else?

Ben: Would you mind picking up a mirror, too?

Jake: Not at all. Do we need anything else?

Ben: Actually ... can you pick up some food? Our fridge is empty.

B PAIR WORK Practice the conversation.

CD2 C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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A Notice the different ways we make and agree to requests.

Would you
get some pillows for the sofa? Sure. No problem.
Could you please
Of course. I'd be happy to.
Would you/Do you mind picking up a mirror?
No, I don't mind.
Can you do me a favor?

B AIR won Take turns making a request and agreeing to a request. Use the ideas below.

Can you show me ... ? Would you tell me the price of ... ?
Could you please hand me ... ? Would you mind looking for a different ... ?

4 I Pronunciatio Reduction of would you and could you

coz A Listen and practice. Notice how wouldyou and could you are reduced.

/wouldja/ /couldia/
I . Would you get some pillows? 2. Could you please pick up some plants?

B PAIRWOR Take turns making requests. Pay attention to the reduction of could you and would you.

0 LN

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


PAIR WOf look at the room below. You and your partner are roommates. Take turns making requests
to fix the room and agreeing to the request.

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Asking about uses


What is it used for? Describing uses

t I Vocabularv
A Look at the things that people can do on their smartphones. Circle the things you or your friends
do on your smartphones.
read books video char gee directions play games
warch movies score photos check the weather send e-mails

• B PAIR WQPI Tell your partner which ones you prefer to do on a computer.
Examples:

A: I prefer to use my computer co send e-mails.


B: I like ro gcr dirccrions on my computer. The maps arc roo small on smarrphoues.

2I Conversa ion
coa _ A Listen. What does Dave mostly use his new tablet for?
What does he think is the most useful feature?

Dave: Hi, Helena. Are you busy?

Helena: Not really. What you are doing?

Dave: I'm playing with my new tablet. I just got It.

Helena: I need to get one of those. They're so cool looking. What do you use it for?

Dave: Lots of things. I mostly use it to store photos and watch movies.

It's so much better than my phone.

Helena: What is its most interesting feature?

Dave: The most useful feature is probably the editing software. I can

use it for recording, editing, and sharing my own music.

Helena: How fun!

• B PAIRWORK Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

: Helena: What are you up to? Dave: It was a birthday present.

Dave: I prefer this to my phone. Helena: What feature do you like the best?
... .. .. . .. .

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A Notice the different ways we ask about and describe uses.

What do you use it for? I use it to store photos and watch movies.
How can you use it? I can use it to read books and do homework.
What is it used for? It's used for recording, editing, and sharing my music.
What is its most interesting feature? The most useful feature is the editing software.

• B PAIRWOR < Take turns asking about and describing the uses of the things below.

a scanner a GPS a microwave oven a camera

4I Listenina
CD2 A Listen. Number each product from 1-4 in the order you hear. Write one use for each product.

co2 B Listen again. Write the price for each product.


1. Electric Cuirar Bag: _ 3. \Xfrongulator: _

2. Panda Chopsticks: _ 4. Clone Doll: _

L l( AC

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• A PAIR ~Of< • Design a perfect household robot. Think of five things you
can use it for. Compare features and choose the best ones.

• B CLASSAC:TIVIT• Present your features. Vote on who


has the coolest robot.

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English in Action ONLI p c c

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PAIR WOJ Casey is packing for her trip to Australia. look at the items her friends give her.
Tell your partner which items you think Casey needs.

21 Practice
A AIR \IVOff Watch the video. list the things that Casey's friends lend her.
Then compare with a partner.

B Watch the video again. Look at the statements below. Mark the statements T (true) or F (false).
__ 1. Casey likes to pack light. __ 4. Jill lends Casey some boots.

__ 2. Eric has a tablet for Casey to borrow. __ 5. Casey asks to borrow Tom's books.

__ 3. Tom recommends that Casey bring a flrsc-aid kit.

31 Discuss
• GPOUPUllOPK Answer the questions.
I. \Vhat things do you need to bring with you when you travel?
2. Are there things that you think are made best in your country? What?
3. Do you usually travel light or pack more then you need? Why?

Student A: Turn to page 88.


F c 0 Student B: Turn to page 96.
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I usually wear jeans.


A Student A: Ask Student B what young people normally wear in his
or her town to go to school. Ask follow-up questions.
Student B: Answer Student A's questions.
B Now change roles. Student Basks Student A what people in his or
her town normally wear on formal occasions.

I can ask about general behavior. I can describe general behavior.


0 Very well D I need more practice. "l Very well 0 I need more practice.
) PI .1n01•r,9e t~<'l"JS1°r;;ag1: 63.

.._ What do you think?


A Student A: Choose two of these items. Tell Student B you're
thinking of buying them. Ask what he or she thinks.

used shoes for $200 a black T-shirt for $100


an orange suit for $30 a pair of pink sunglasses

Student B. Listen to what Student A is thinking of buying. Offer other ideas.


B Now change roles.

I can ask for ideas. I can offer ideas.


::::J Very well C::: I need more practice. :::J Very well D I need more practice .
.'..·e!: r ,ing•:age Booster page 65.

Can you do me a favor?


A Student A: Think of three things you'd like Student B to do
for you. Make three requests.
Student B: Agree to Student A's requests.
B Now change roles.

I can make requests. I can agree to requests.


~ Very well D I need more practice. D Very well 0 I need more practice.
Set> l a·1guoge Booster page 67.

What is it used for?


A Student A: Choose a gadget or household item that you often use.
Describe to Student B how and when you use it.
Student B: Listen to Student A's description. Ask follow-up
questions and guess what the item is.
B Now change roles.

I can ask about uses. I can describe uses.


D Very well '.] I need more practice. 0 Very well :::J I need more practice.
_,,:e tonauaae Booster page 69.

ONLINE llACT CE
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Asking for opinions
I think it's fun! Giving opinions

1 I Vocabularv
A Circle the correct word in each pair of sentences.

I. That movie was so bored/ boring. \Vas l the only one bored!horing by ir?

2. The reacher's explanation was ronjltsedl confusing. rm so confusedlro1~fwi11g.


3. Don't ger too excited! exciting. You haven't seen the most excited! exciting part yet.

4. I'm interested/interesting in working for that company. They do interestedlinterestingwcnu.

5. We gocji·ustmted/fr11sm1ti11gwairing. It was afmstrrttd!Jrustratingwait .

• B '>AIR WORK Tell your partner about your experiences and how you felt. Use the words above.

coz A Listen. What does Sonya think of the movie? What does Angela like about it?

Really?

Not really. I think it's


boring. I feel like the
acting isn't very good .

• B ?AIR WOf\ • Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Sonya: I find the acting terrible. Angela: I'm really enjoying it.

Sonya: Also, the story is confusing! Angela: I'll watch the rest another time.

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A Notice the different ways we ask for and give opinions.

I think the movie is kind of boring.


I feel like the acting isn't very good.
What do you think of I find the acting terrible.
the movie?
How do you like To me, the story is confusing.
In my opinion, the acting is excellent.
If you ask me. the acting could be better.

B AIR WO~I Think of three popular movies. Take turns asking for and giving opinions. Use the words
in the Vocabulary section and your own ideas.

4I Listenina
coz A Listen. Maria and Jason are discussing three different topics. Write each topic in the first column of
the chart.

coz B Listen again. What are their opinions? Complete the rest of the chart.

O LI ACTJCB

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• A GROUPWORK Discuss three of these topics, or think of other topics you want to discuss. Take turns
asking for and giving opinions.

an interesunq company 10 work tor


~ll"' best smaitpMr,E apps
ar. ,:,.cit:ng movie you recently watched
the nost 1n~pcr;,rnt languaQe to stud}
the best city to 1·1~1t

Whose opinions are most similar to your own?

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Agreeing with opinions


I feel the sa:me way. Disagreeing with opinions

A These words describe actions we can do. Write the correct word to make complete sentences.

apologize argue communicate lie forgive gossip judge

I. Ir's bad co---------- about other people when they aren't around.
2. ft is OK to sometimes nor [ell the truth an<l _

3. People should ---------- each ocher or they will be angry for a long rime.

4. It's not OK for people to in public.

5. People should---------- and express themselves properly.


6. If a person is wrong, they should _

7. I think it's nor OK ro people by their looks.

B "'AIRWOF''' Underline the opinions you agree with. Rewrite any opinions you disagree with.
Then compare and discuss with a partner.

Example·
A: In my opinion, gossiping about people behind their backs is mean.
B: I think so. too. I tl'd like ic\ inunarurc,

2 I Conv rsation
coa A Listen. Who are Joey and Mike? How does Caitlin feel about what happened?

Zack: Hi, Caitlin. It's Zack. t.'sten, I don't mean to gossip, but did you hear that
Joey and Mike got into an argJment?

Caitlin: I just heard. Our two best friends ...

Zack: I don't really know what happened. To me, they just stopped communicating.

Caitlin: I think so, too. But I feel it's probably more than that. I think Mike
sometimes argued wit-i Joey and that bothered him.

Zack: I'm not sure I really agree. I've seen Joey judging Mike.

Caitlin: I just hope they make up or at least stay friends.

Zack: I feel tr-e same way. Let's be sure to be tbere for them.

• B PAIR WOR ~ Practice the conversation.

(02 C Listen. Write the two extra sentences you hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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A Notice the different ways we agree and disagree with opinions.

I agree.
I think so, too. I'm not sure about that.
I completely agree with you. I'm not sure I really agree.
I feel exactly the same way. I don't feel that way at all.

B r AIRWO Takes turns giving your opinion, and agreeing or disagreeing. Use the ideas below.

It's sometimes/never OK to •..

tell a lie. argue with your parents.


gossip about a friend. judge people by their looks.


10 Stress in contrastive responses
co2 A Listen and practice. Notice how we stress a word that contrasts an idea.

A: ln rny opinion. it's never OK to lie.


B: I don't really .1gr~e. It\ sometimes OK.

coz B Listen. Underline the stressed word in each response. Listen and check your answers.
Then practice with a partner.

A: Are Rrian and Cal go.s.siping? B: I think Bri.111 should apnlogi1l'.


B: No, they're arguing. A: You do? I feel ( :.11 should apologize.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


A Think about what these proverbs mean to you.

Money ooesn ~ gro\<. on t1 ees.


~e ... er judge a boo~ by 1t.> cov<'r.
L..~·.c is ol.nd.
Beauty I~ only sl~n deep
Money -:;in't buy nappl•ic'>> .

• B GROUPWOR' Discuss each proverb and share your opinions.

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.~. ·-~...,

Asking about an
What would you do? imaginary situation

Discussing an
Imaginary situation

A How would you feel if the things below happened to you? Write the correct letter next to
each situation. More than one answer is possible.

[!.annoyed b. embarrassed c. nervous d. concerned e. thrilled f. upset g. puzzled h. worried

__ 1. Someone forgot your birthday. __ 5. You won the lortcrv

__ 2. You forgor a friend's birthday. __ 6. Your best friend is sick.

-- 3. A store clerk returned too much change. __ 7. You losr vour wallet.

__ 4. i\ friend stopped calling you. __ 8. You have a really important rest rhc
next day.

B AIRWO Tell your partner how you would feel in the different situations above.

coz A Listen. Why didn't Kevin go to Sandra's party? What does Amy think he should do?

Kevin: I am so embarrassed.

Amy: Why? What happened?

Kevin: I thought Sandra's birthday was on Sunday

night. But it was on Saturday 11ight.

Amy: Oh, no. So, you missed it?

Kevin: What do you think I should do?

Amy: I'd just be honest. And definitely

apologize. I'd make sure to get her a

birthday present, tool

Kevin: What time does the mall close?

B PAIRWOR Practice the conversation. Then exchange the blue and green words above with the
words below and practice it again.

Amy: What did you do? Kevin: What would you do? Amy: And definitely say you're sorry.

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A Notice the different ways we ask about and discuss an imaginary situation.

I would be honest.
What would you do if you were me? I would definitely apologize.
What do you think I should do? If I were you, I'd get her a birthday present.
How would you feel? I'd probably feel embarrassed.

B 0AIR\YO
Discuss the imaginary situations below. What do you think? How would you feel?

You lost your mobile phone. A friend broke your laptop. You got your dream job.

Examples:

A: 1 lost my mobile phone. \X'har would you do ii ~ ou were me?


B: I'd be really up~ct. I'd keep looking for ir.

4I Listenina
coz A Listen to people describing things that happened to them. Circle how you think each person felt.
I. upset I thrilled I puzzled

2. embarrassed I confused I pleased

3. grateful I nervous I upset

4. annoyed I embarrassed I worried

co2 B Listen again. Mark the statements T (true) or F (false) .


I. __ He didn't know anyone there. .1. __ T Icr friend will probably be pleased.
2. __ She doesn't know her neighbors. 4. __ T Iis friend was annovcd with him.

SPEAK with CONFIDENCE


• A" :iROUP WOR Discuss what you would do in these situations.

Someone gave ~'OUan expensive gift, bUL you don't lil«: ir.

A friend borrowed $100 and keeps forgetting to return it.

You found an envelope on the sidewalk with a large amount


of monev in it.

• B ROUPWOR;< Take turns completing the question "What


would you do if ... ?" with your own ideas.
Discuss what you would do in each situation.
..

·~·
};...

Describing a series
Then what happened? of events

1 I Vocabularv
A Look at the words that describe qualities and values. Rank them from 1 (most important
) to
8 (least important).

__ generous __ honest __ loyal __ ambitious

__ competitive _sincere __ modest __ motivated

B '" ... ' '111? Give your partner an example for the qualities above.
Examples:
A: .\h brother is competitive. He has to win even in friendly sport!> games.
B: ~ h best fric:nd is honest. She: alw:t;·) tells the rrurh.

21 Conve s " on
co2 A Listen. Where did the woman's money come from? What did she do with it?

Walt: I heard something interesting on <:he news last night before

I went to bed.

Tara: Oh, yean? What's that?

Walt: It was a story about a woman who gave away several

millio0 dollars. It was money she i'lherited from an aunt

Tara: Wow! What did she do with it?

Walt: She was watching a TV show about needy famil'es.

After watching the show, she decided to give all the money away

Tara· Amazing.

Walt: Next, she set up a scholarship program to pay for the education of hundreds of

motivated high school kids. Then she decided to pay for their college tuition. too.

Tara: That's fantastic. She must be really generous'.

B AIR WOF • Practice the conversation.

CD2 C Listen.Write the two extra sentencesyou hear in the conversation. Practice the new conversation.

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A Notice the different ways we describe a series of events.

Before I went to bed, I heard something interesting on the news.


She was watching TV when she learned about some needy families.
After watching the show, she decided to give all the money away.
Next, she set up a scholarship program to pay for the education of high school kids.
Then she decided to pay for their college tuition, too.

B AtR WOR Take turns adding follow-up sentences to the event below.

A woman heard her neighbors lost their home in a fire.

Example·
A: ,\\\Oman heard ho neighbor, lost rheii home in a fire.
B: Then she decided ro help hu neighbors.
A: Nl'~C. she ...

4I Pronunciatio Intonation in clauses

coz

-----
A Listen and practice. Notice how each clause ends with falling intonation.

-----
1. Before l went co bed, J heard somcching interesting on the news.
2. After she saw chat. she decided co give all the money away.

B >AfR VJOJ; Take turns completing these sentences. Pay attention to intonation.

1. After
l woke up this morning,-------------------------·

2. Before I came co class today, --------------------------

3. As soon as T gor home lase night, I-----------------------

SP·EAK with CONFIDENCE


A Choose a word from the Vocabulary section.
Prepare a story that describes the quality.

B AIR WOr Share your stories. Others


ask follow-up questions.

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ti Preview
A PAIR INOPK Casey is telling her friends about her trip. Look at their reactions. What do you
think happened?

B PA)RWOP!l You find a wallet with money but no ID in it. Check (ti) what you would do.
Compare your answer with your partner.

__ 1. I'd try ro ask people on the street if it was theirs. Someone mighr be looking for ic.

__ 2. I would keep ir. There is no ID and there's no way ro find the person.

__ 3. I'd bring it to the police. Someone might ask about it at the police station.

__ 4. I'd give it co charity. Ir's nor my money.

21 Practice
• A PAIR VIOR < Watch the video. What did Caseyfind? What happened as a result?
:-,,.,,,,_, ...
B Watch the video again. Who says these things? Casey,Eric, Tom, Jill or Maria?
Write their names.

1. ;"I complained, bur they wouldn't give me my money back."

2. ;"If I were you, I'd give it to the police."

3. ; "You could stay at a nicer hotel!"

4. ; ''I don't know what I'd do."

5. : "I would be honest and give it to the police."

31 Discuss
GQOUPWOR Answer the questions.
1. ~'hat would you do if you didn't like your hotel room?
2. Do vou
'
video chat? \\!ith whom? \\!hat do vou

usuallvI talk about?

Student A: Turn to page 89.


T Student B: Turn to page 97.
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NOW
I think it's fun!
Student A and Student B: Take turns asking for and giving
your opinions on these topics.

the best place to visit in your country


the worst household chore

I can ask for opinions. I can give opinions.


0 Very well D I need more practice. C Very well D I need more practice.
S"'e Lc11 ~lt'04r.: Booster oaqe 73

I feel the same way.


A Student A: Give your opinion about one of these topics.
Find out if Student B agrees or disagrees with you.

borrowing money from friends refunding a gift


Student B: listen to Student A and give your own opinion.
B Now change roles.

I can agree with opinions. I can disagree with opinions.


0 Very well D I need more practice. ~ Very well D I need more practice.
See Language Booster page 75.

Student A and Student B: Ask and answer questions about what


you would do in these situations.

A friend broke your camera. You lost your homework.


You won a free trip to go anywhere you want.

I can ask about imaginary situations. I can discuss imaginary situations.


D Very well .::J I need more practice. :::J Very well LJ I need more practice.
See Language Booster page 77.

• Then what happened?


A Student A: Tell Student B about a situation where somebody
behaved very honestly, generously, or sincerely.
Include as much information as you can.
Student B: Listen to what happened and ask follow-up questions.
B Now change roles.

I can describe a series of events.


.::J Very well C I need more practice.

See Language Booster page 79.

ONL P ACTICE
81
Student A
What does he look like?
Choose a person. Student Basks questions to guess the person you chose. Switch roles.
Choose three more people each.
Example:

A: Is the person a man or a woman?


B: He's a man.
A: W11at does he look like?
B: He's bald.

lQ ·~
.,

-~~~···

I
II

1:1

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student B by correctly completing (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or
her. Listen to Student B's response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue
· the conversation.

1. How's it going?

3. a. I'm looking for the teacher.


b. Busy. 1 have a lot of homework. I also have a blog.

5. a. It's about technology trends. For example, did you know that most people in the world own a
mobile phone?
b. Most people own phones. People use their phones co send e-mails, watch videos, play games,
and more'

32 pair with Student B @:;oNFIDENCE BOOSTER t-4 on p . eo


Student A
How do you make sushi?
1 a. Look at the steps to a recipe below. Place the steps in order. Use the words first, then, next, after that,
and Finally.

______ , bLeV'vc! cigci~V'v foy 3-5 mLv1.M.tes OI" UV'vtLL smootV1.

1 b. Say your recipe above in the order you think is correct to Student B. He or she will correct you.
Then listen to Student B's recipe below. Correct any mistakes you hear.

Si-<.sV!~ rolls

Thell\, ci ctct ci Lei tteY of coo~ect YLce to tVie seciweect.


Next, -plcice YCIW -{1-sVi CIV'vc! vegetcibles, or otV\er L~Yect~ell\,ts tfDU choose. Oii\- if.-. of tV\e YLce,
11\,eciy oV\,e eV'vct.

Conversation Practice
2: Have a conversation with Student B (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
1. Cood evening. May I rake your order?

3. a. The service is great and it's not too expensive.


b. The pad chai is very good and not very spicy.

5. a. What would you like to drink?


b. Rice. Would yOL1 like white or brown?

pair with Student B (SoNFlDENC.E :BOOSTER 5-8 Oil p. 91 83


Student A
What do you suggest?
1a. Look at the problems/desires below. Write suggestions or advice.

I have a cold.

1 I have a sore back.

I want to learn how to dance salsa.

I need a new job.

1 b, Read the problems/desires below to Student B. Write his or her suggestions.

I need to lose weight.

I- ---
I really want to learn German
I~

I My head hurts.

~
I
1
I can't sleep.

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student 8 (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
1. I need to lose weight.

3. a. I'd like ro learn something new,


b. Wl1at do you suggest I do?

5. a. Karate? I think dancing is easier than karate.


b. Try not to ear at night.

84 pair with Student B ~ONFIDENCE BOOST! 1. 9-12 on p. 92


Student A
Can you do the job?
1 a. Look at the job posting below. Ask Student B questions to fill in the blanks.

Example:
A: Do you need experience?
B: No, you don't. Do you have to stand all day?
A: Yes, you do.

Job: Receptionist International Hotel


Description: Requirements:
Work with a wide variety of __________ experience.
international customers. Meet Should speak a second language.
new people! Assist customers stand all day.
and greet them. Help customers Must know the city.
check in and answer questions be cheerful.
on the phone and in person. Do not need college degree.
----------acar.

1 b, Share the pros and cons of the job with Student B. Make a list together.

Pros Cons

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student B (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
l. Hello, Princetown Services. How may J help you?

3. a. This is Mr. Kim speaking.


b. You'd work weekends. Is that all right?

5. a. Hello, Mr. Riser. Mostly preparing briefs.


b. Hello, Joe. I'm sorry, bur the position was filled yesterday.

pair with Student B (CO!':O:'H)f.:NC'E: BOOSTER 13-16 onp. 93 85


' .. ,,.[
Student A
Why is Jon late?
1. Look at the charts below. Ask Student B questions to fill in the information.
Example:

A: \Vhar does Julia like to do in her free time?


B: She likes to read a magazine
~ and watch TV. \V'hv. is Jon late?
A: He ran into a friend.

go to the beach
i-- --. I
l
~ see a movie with a cousin, do laundry

~ Jon

~ karaoke, listen to music


I
--1
_J

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student B (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
1. Would you like to see a. movie tonight?

3. a. Can you do your homework tonight and go to the movie tomorrow?


b. Let's go to a movie tonight.

5. a. Sure. Can you call me tomorrow morning?


b. Sorry to hear it.

86 pair with Student B 17-20 on p. 94


Student A
What time is the flight?
1. Look at the itinerary below. Ask Student B questions to fill in the information.

Example:

A: \Vhac time is the Aight from San Francisco?


B: ft leaves at 12:59 p.m. \\ here does the plane arrive?
A: Ir arrives in Heathrow Airport.

Travel· Itinerary
Friday, June 6
OUP Airlines Flight#: 0930
Depart: San Francisco, :12:5...') 'j>·I'\.{,· - SFO International
Arrive: London, June 7, 7:10 a.m. - Heathrow Airport

Saturday, June 7
Rail from London to Paris
Depart: London, 10 a.m. - St. Pancras Station
Arrive: Paris, 1:17 p.m. - ----------

Hotel in Paris Arrive:----------


·-"···- - ··-- _
Relais-Hotel du Vieux, Paris
.., _
Depart: June 10, 12 p.m.

Monday, June 10
Rail from Paris to----------
Depart: 6:59 p.m., Paris - Berey Station
Arrive: June 11, 7:16 a.rn., - ----------

Tuesday, June 11
Hotel in Milan Arrive:----------
Via Scarlatti Depart: June 14, 5 a.m.

Friday, June 14
HY Airlines Flight#: 1147
Depart: June 14, 6:45 a.m. - ----------
Arrive: Paris, June 14, 8:05 a.m. - Charles de Gaulle Airport
Depart: Paris, June 14, - Charles de Gaulle Airport
Arrive: San Francisco, June 15, 12:05 a.m. - SFO International

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student B (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.

1. Whc.:re did you go for vacation? Did you go anywhere special?

3. a. Do you usually travel overseas or in your home country?


b. You can't go overseas without a passport.

5. a. You're nor permitted rake three bags.


to
b. Do you need a visa to go co France?

pair with Student B ONFIDE CE 0 S 21-24 011 p. 95 87


Student A
It's normally used to fix things.
1. Look at the items below and choose one. Take turns telling Student B about your item. Be honest, but
try to make it difficult for him or her to guess which item it is. Try to guess Student B's item before he
or she guesses yours.
Example:
A: Ir's normally used LO hold things.
B: Is it .1 backpack?
A: No, it isn't.
B: People generally use it to hold books.
A: Is ir the shelf?

Swiss army knife SUV chair


. swing
,.
screwdriver

measuring cup trash can backpack baby sling baby stroller

. .-,
\

tape string scissors shelf bag

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student B (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
I.. Could you do me a favor?

3. a. They drink a special beverage in Argentina called Mate.


b. Could you buy me some Mare while you are in Argentina?

5. a. The most common feature is rhat it is served in a gourd.


b. It's a hot drink people usually drink with friends.

88 pair with Student B F DE s 25-28 on p. 96


Student A
What do you think?
1 a. Look at the chart below. Ask and answer questions to find Katherine's opinion.
Example:

A: \X!har docs Katherine chink about pizza?


B: She feels it's unhealihv. How docs she like live rhcarcr?
A: She thinks it's boring.

smoking awful

eating at home

1 live theater boring

cheese

meeting new people _ t fascinating


learning anotherlanguage

watching soaps on TV exciting

working in an office

shopping for clothes 1 challenging

1 b. What do you and your partner think? Ask him or her if he or she agrees with Katherine's opinions.
Write Student B's answers.
Example:
A: Katherine thinks pizza is unhealthy.
B: I'm nor sure about that. Ir has cheese and romatoes. 1 think i1 \ hcalthv
A: f disagree. Tr also has a lot of' salt. I chink Katherine is right. Ir's unhealthy.

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student B (1-6). Read the first sentence to him or her. Listen to Student B's
response (2). If it is correct, choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.

1. What did you think of the book?

3. a. I thought so, too. Ir's a beautiful story.


b. I would be honest. It's very good.

5. a. I'd probably forgive and move on.


b. I disagree. I wouldn't tell anyone.

-.... 89
pair with Student B .ONFIDENCE BOOSTE
...{
29-32 on p. 97
Student B
What does he look like?
1. Choose a person. Student A asks questions to guess the person you chose. Switch roles.
Choose three more people each.
Example:

A: Is the person a man or a woman?


.13: He's a man.
A: \Xlhar does he look like?
B: He's bald.

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
2. a. Pretty good. And you?
b. I'm going to the library. \Vhac are you doing?

4·. a. A lot of my friends have blogs. What's yours about?


b. \Vhat arc vou like?
'
6. I can't leave home without mine!

90 pair with Student A rc·oNFIDENCE


\'.:::.( BOOS'rER 1-4 on p. 82
Student B
How do you :make sushi?
1 a. Look at the steps to a recipe below. Place the steps in order. Use the words first, then, next, after that,
and Finally .

.SlAsi-i~ YoLLs
place r-ciw fl.sh civvct vegetcibLes, or- other- l.~r-evtl-evvts tjDU choose,
------., OVI.- .,.;,,, of the r-1.ce, V1.-ecir- ovve evvd.

------., cut i.vvto eve111- pl.eces ci111-d ser-Ve.

------ cidct c-i Lc-itjer- of coo~ed r-1.ce to the seciweect.

______ , pLcice sec-iweect 0111- ci bci~boo r-oLLer. me r-ouglii si.cte sliiouLct be face-up.

------., use tVie rnller- to rnLL tVie seciweect.

1 b. Listen to Student A read the steps in the recipe below. Correct any mistakes you hear. Then say your
recipe above in the order you think is correct to Student A. He or she will correct you.

Fi.r-st, pour- ccivv""ed ct.11.c~pecis wl.tVi 1./~ of Li.qui.d fr-o~ tliie CCIV\. LV1-to ci bLe~er.

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.

2. a. I've never had Thai food before. Whac do you recommend?


b. Have ,vou ever been to a Thai restaurant before?

4. a. I'll have an iced tea, please.


b. Thar sounds good. What does it come with?

6. Brown, please. Ir's healthier.

pair with Student A ~O:tH'IDENC'f:: ·soos·i·E"' 5-8 on p. 83 91


Student B
What do you suggest?
1 a. look at the problems/desires below. Write suggestions or advice.

I need to lose weight.

- ___,

I really want to learn German. I I


I
II I
I
_I

II My ., .,
I I

I can't sleep.

1 b. Read the problem/desires below to Student A. Write his or her suggestions.

I I have a cold.

I have a sore back.

l want to learn how to dance salsa. II


i
I
I
l need a new job.

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). listen to his or her sentence. Readthe
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
2 a. Why don't you exercise more?
b. I e's a good idea for people to exercise more.

4. a. T think you should learn karate.


b. Are you getting enough sleep?

6. Then I think you should dance!

92
.- ....
pair with Student A ( CfJNFI!)'.f:.NCE B008'X'ER 9-12 on p . 84
'-·~
Student B
Can you do the job?
1a. Look at the job posting below. Ask Student A questions to fill in the blanks.
Example:

A: Do you need experience?


B: '\!o, you don't. Do x ou hav c to srand .111 day~
A: Yes. you do.

Job: Receptionist International Hotel


--------------
Description:
---
Requirements:
----------------
Work with a variety of Do not need experience.
international clientele. Meet speak a second language.
new people! Assist customers Must be able to stand all day.
and greet them. Help customers 1 know the city.
I
check in and answer questions 1 Must be cheerful.
on the phone and in person. ----------collegedegree.
Do not need a car.

1 b. Share the pros and cons of the job with Student A. Make a list together.

Pros Cons

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.

2. a. Hi. This is Joe. I need a job.


b. Good morning. May T speak to Mr, Kim, please?

4. a. Mr. Kim, th is is Joe Riser. ls the position of server still open?


b. Hello, Mr. Kim. My name is Joe Riser. What are the hours?

6. Sorry to hear it. Thank you anyway.

pair with Student A ( 2(.JNFlDJ~Nc:r.-; 'E!OOS1'f.'r1 13-16 onp. 85 93


-··
StudentB
Why is Jon late?
1. Look at people below. Ask Student A questions to fill in the information.
Example:

A: What does Julia like to do in her free time?


B: She likes co read magazines and watch TV. \K'hy is Jon late?
A: He ran into a friend.

' read a magazine, watch TV

j The car wouldn't start.


) _

go out to dinner

wash the car, do homework

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
2. a. Sorry, but I have w do my homework.
b. I'd love to. Let's do homework together,

4. a. Sorry, I'm late. The traffic was awful.


b. That sounds good. Can I get back to you?

6. a. Absolmelyl That sounds good!

94 pair with Student A F DE C oos 17-20 on p. 86


Student B
What time is the flight?
1. Look at the itinerary below. Ask Student A questions to fill in the information.

Example:
A: What time is the flight from San Francisco?
B: le leaves at 12:59 p.rn. \'{'here does the plane arrive?
A: Ir arrives in Heathrow Airport.

Travel Itinerary
Friday, June 6
OUP Airlines Flight#: 0930
Depart: San Francisco, 12:59 p.m. - t-teettVIYOW ALrport
Arrive: London. June 7. 7:10 a.m. - ----------
---·--·--"-··-- .. --- .. ----~---·H··
Saturday, June 7
Rail from London to Paris
Depart: London, ---------- - St. Pancras Station
Arrive: Paris, 1:17 p.m. - Nord Station

Hotel in Paris Arrive: June 7. 2 p.m.


Relais-Hotel du Vieux, Paris Depart: ----------
--·--· ······--···· ··--- -----
Monday, June 10
Rail from Paris to Florence
Depart: , Paris - ----------
Arrive: Milan, June 11, 7:16 a.m. - Milano Centrale

Tuesday, June 11
Hotel in Milan Arrive: June 11. 12 p.m.
Via Scarlatti Depart: ----------

Friday, June 14
HY Airlines Flight#: ----------
Depart: Milan, June 14, - Malpensa International
Arrive: Paris, June 14, 8:05 a.m. - Charles de Gaulle Airport
Depart: Paris, June 14, 9:45 a.m. - Charles de Gaulle Airport
Arrive: San Francisco. June 15, 12:05 a.m. - SFO International

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response {3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
2. a. Yes, I went to Paris.
b. Yes, I travelled with rny family.

4. a. I usually prefer to visit other countries.


b. I'd prefer to stay in a hotel.

6. Other Europeans don't need a visa .. bur I had to have one.

pair with Student A 21-24 on p. 87 95


StudentB
It's normally used to fix things.
1. Look at the items below and choose one. Take turns telling Student A about your item. Be honest, but
try to make it difficult for him or her to guess which item it is. Try to guess Student A's item before he
or she guesses yours.
Example:

A: It's normally used to hold things.


B: ls ic a backpack?
A: No, it isn't.
B: People generally use it to hold books.
A: Is it [he shelf?

,]
·l ft
\ ~l/ 1'·:~ I J

R
.
.
,.
Swiss armv knife
;
SUV chair swing screwdriver

measuring cup trash can backpack baby sling baby stroller

tape string scissors shelf bag

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.
2. a. Sure. What do you need?
b. Not at all.

4. a. Mare? What is it for?


b. \\lha[ do people usually drink in Argentina?

6. Sounds interesting. I'll look for it.

96 pair with Student A .ONFIDENCE BOOSTE 25-28 Ott p. 88

"'
Student B
What do you think?
1 a. Look at the chart below. Ask and answer questions to find Katherine's opinion.

Example:

A: What does Katherine think about pizza?


B: She feels it's unhealrhv How does -;hl' like live theater?
A: She thinks it's boring.

pizza unhealthy

I smoking

[ eating at home - practical

live theater

l ==..
meeting new people
delicious

1
learning another language difficult

watching soaps on TV

working in an office dull

shopping for clothes

1 b. What do you and your partner think? Ask him or her if he or she agrees with Katherine's opinions.
Write Student A's answers.
Example:

A: Katherine thinks pizza is unhealthy


B: I'm not sure about chat. rt has cheevc and Lorna roes. I chink i l ·~ hcalrhv,
A: 1 disagree. It also has a lot of salt. 1 chink Katherine is right. Ir's unhealthy.

Conversation Practice
2. Have a conversation with Student A by completing (1-6). Listen to his or her sentence. Read the
sentences in (2) and choose the correct response. Listen to Student A's response (3). If it is correct,
choose the next correct response to continue the conversation.

2. a. I thought the movie was kind of boring.


b. 'JO me, the story was wonderful.
4. a. What would you do if it happened to you?
b. How would you feel if I liked the book?

6. I disagree. I'd want co get even.

pair with Student A I ...(ONFIDENCE BOOS 29-32 on p. 89 97


Audio and Video Scripts
LESSON 1 B: Yeah. And where's \Xlally? I've heard of him,
Conversation; Part A but I don't know him.
Nicole: Hi. How's it going? I'm Nicole. A: This parry is for him. He's over there.
Brian: Pretty good. My name's Brian. B: \Vhar does he look like?
Nicole: And where are you from? A: He's shore and a little heavy. He's wearing a
Brian: I'm from Canada. And you? green sweater.
Nicole: Brazil. B: How old is he?
Brian: I went to Brazil last year! A: He's twenty-two.
Nicole: Reallv? \V'ow. Did vou
; , travel alone? B: And who's that man by the food table?
Brian: No, I went with friends. It was fun. A: The middle-aged one? That's Adam. He's
Listen, I'd better get going. Paula's older brother.
B: He's really chin. Oh, look! Valerie is here.
Conversation, Part C A: Who?
Nicole: Hi. How's it going? I'm Nicole. B: My friend Valerie. See her? She's really pretty.
Brian: Pretty good. My name's Brian. She has black hair and she's wearing a blue
Nicole: And where are you from? dress.
Brian: I'm from Canada. And you? A: The one by the door?
Nicole: Brazil. Have you been there? B: Yeah. Do you want me co introduce you?
Brian: I went to Brazil last year! A: Sure!
Nicole: Really? \X/ow. Did you travel alone?
Brian: No, I went with friends. Ir was fun. LESSON 3
Listen, I'd better get going. I don't want Conversation, Part A
to be late.
Yasuko: Mary, your twin girls look so much alike.
How do you tell them apart?
LESSON 2 Mary: Actually, they have very different
Conversation, Part A personal i ties.
Nathan: Excuse me. I'm looking for my wife. Yasuko: Oh? In what way?
Clerk: \X'hat docs she look like? Mary: Matilda is very outgoing and talkative.
Nathan: \"'Vell, she's tall and thin. Yasuko: And what about her sister?
Clerk: Does she have red hair? Mary: Alice is more serious. And she can be
Nathan: No. My wife has dark brown hair. very impatient sometimes.
Clerk: ~!hat's she wearing? Yasuko: I see they both like to draw.
Nathan: A blue skirt and a white blouse. Mary: Yes, they're both very creative. They love
Cleric Is that her by the changing room? to make things.
Nathan: Yes. I guess she wants that coat.
Listening, PartA and B
Listening, PartA and B 1. I have a new friend, Nora. \Ve're che same
A: Great party, isn't it? in some ways, but different in other ways.
B: Yeah, bur I don't know many people here. Nora is very outgoing. She likes to be around
A: You don't? Do you know Paula? people. I'm not really oucgoing. I'm shy. But
B: No. we're still good friends. She's also confident. In
A: Oh, well chat's her over there. Do you see math class, she always shouts out the answers.
her? She has blond hair. And she's in her early She is sometimes right bur sometimes wrong.
thirties. She's wearing a black dress. She doesn't care. She just cries. I like that
B: She looks nice. about her.
A: She's talking to Reggie, her cousin.
98
2. The new guy in our class, Simon, is interesting Luke: Sure, all the time. Say, I don't think we're
to me. He's really' '-'zocd at arr. He's creative and friends on line ...
loves anirne. He wants to be an anime artist
someday. But he's also very good ar math. He's LESSONS 1-4 ENGLISH IN ACTION
probably the best student in our class, actually. Maria: Eric, how can you study and text at the
He gers good grades easily, but he hardly same time?
studies. He's becoming a good friend. Eric: Most of rny classmates text, study, and
tweet at the same rime.
3. I work in a coffee shop on weekends and
Maria: Hi Tom! How's it going?
there's a new girl there. Her name's Caley. She's
Tom: Good. How arc you?
not hardworking at all and gets very impatient
Maria: OK. Eric and l are studying. \Vell,
with customers. You know, sometimes
actually I'm studying.
customers need time co choose their order.
Eric: Hey! So am I.
Caley just 'looks the other way and taps her
Tom: Hi, Jill.
fingers like this. She also forgets the customers'
Jill: Oh. Hey Tom!
orders and makes lots of mistakes. I don't
Tom: What are you doing?
think she'll have this job for very long.
Jill: Oh, I'm waiting for my cousin. She's on
her way from the airport.
LESSON 4
Tom: Your cousin?
Conversation, Part A
Jill: Yeah, she's going to stay with Maria
Ellen: \XThat are you doing?
and me for a couple of months. Her
Luke: I'm just sending an e-mail. name's Casey.
Ellen: Do you always use your phone to send
Tom: Really? \Xlhere's she from?
e-mails? All of my friends text these days. Eric: Los Angeles.
Luke: Some of mv friends text, some don't.
;
Tom: What's she like?
That e-mail was to my dad. Jill: Oh, well, she's really fun. And ...
Ellen: So, what else do you use your phone for?
different. She's real61 different from me!
Luke: I often use it co play games. A lot of
Tom: Different ... in what way?
mv friends watch movies, but I find the Eric: Evervone. Casev's
, in a taxi.
;
'
screen too small. Tom: How do YOU know Casey?
Ellen: Do you use it for social networking? Eric: \"Ve're Facebook friends. She just updated
Luke: Sure, all the time. Say, I don't think we're her scams-I'm in a taxi, and heading to
friends online ....
Jill's place! She'll be here in any minute.
Maria: How are you studying?
Conversation,Part C
Eric: Trust me. I am.
Ellen: What are you doing? Are you busy?
Tom: OK. So, what's she like?
Luke: I'm just sending an e-mail.
Jill: Oh yeah, uh, well. She's really into
Ellen: Do you always use your phone to send
clothes. She likes to wear lots of
e-mails? All of my friends texr these days.
accessories-things she makes herself
Luke: Some of my friends text, some don't.
Hats, scarves, and stuff
Thar e-mail was to my dad. He sends me · Iom: So how old is she?
e-mails every dav
' ' Jill: She's ... let me remember. .. she's-
Ellen: So, what else do you use your phone for?
Eric: 21.
Luke: l often use it to play games. A lot of my
Jill: Right. 21. Oh! l just got a text.
Friendswatch movies, but I find the screen
Casey is-
roo small.
Eric: Here!
Ellen: Do vou use it for social networking?
;
Maria: Wmv.

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Eric: I know! just remember thinking, "It's so salty." I like
Jill: I'm going to gee her. salty food bur not this. Oh, and it's raw. Have
Maria: OK ... done! I'm finished with mv I
you ever had it?
homework.
Eric: l haven't even started. 3. I cried this once in the United Scates. It's
Maria: See. 1 told you. Not many of us can do popular in the south. It's a vegetable chat not
GVO things at the same time, a lot of people know, or like. Ir's in dishes like
Jill: Everyone. This is Casey! gumbo, and I hear that it is delicious. I've
Casey: Hi! never cried gumbo. l just had this vezetable
tJ

Torn/Eric/Maria: Hi Casey!' fried. It was really bland. I didn't like the


Casey: Nice to meet you. It's cold here! texture at all.
Torn: Let's go get something warm to drink.
4. This is one of my favorite foods. l tried it
Maria: Cof~ee sounds good!
the first rime when I was eight-years-old. I
Jill: Eric?
remember the taste was really srrong. Burl
Eric: I can't. I have to do homework. But
guess I like strong flavors because I eat chis all
will you guys text me what you're
the time. I like it in salads, on crackers, and
talking about?
with fruit.
Jill/Maria/Tom: No.

LESSON 6
LESSON 5
Conversation, Part A
Conversation,PartA
Joel: \X:'hat are you making?
Kem: Hi, Lori. I'm gercing hungry.
Tara: Bruschetta. Have you ever tried it?
Lori: Hey, Kem! Me too. Have you ever rried
Joel: No. How do you make it?
Mexican food? I know a great place.
Tara: first, grill the bread. Make sure you
Kem: No, I haven't. But I think I want
grill both sides. Then rub the bread
Asian food.
with garlic.
Lori: OK. How about Thai?
Joel: OK. It smells good.
Kent: l 've never had Thai food.
'Iara: Next, pour olive oil on the bread. Don't
Lori: It's my favorite! The noodle dishes
pour too much, just a little. After that,
are amazing!
put on some chopped tomatoes. Finally,
Kent: Do you have a place in mind?
add salt, pepper, and a basil leaf Try 0:1e!
Lori: There's a place called Thair~fj-ic.
Kent: OK. I'll meet you there!
Conversation,Part C
Joel: \X:'har are vou rnakinz?
Listening, PartA and B ' b'

Tara: Bruschetta. Have you ever tried it?


l. I've had this several times. But it's nor easy to
Joel: No. How do you make it?
. get fresh. I've often had it as juice. The first
Tara: first, grill the bread. Make sure you
rime I tried it, I didn't know what to expect. It
grill both sides. Then rub the bread
was very sour. I've only tried sweet fruit, but
with garlic. Do chis right away.
I really liked it. I would recommend this to
anyone.
Joel: 0 K. It .smells good. \X:'hat do l do next?
Tara: Next, pour olive oil on the bread. Don't
2. I love most types of seafood bur this one? I'm pour too much, just a little. After that,
not so sure. \Veil, I know it's popular, bur l'rn put on some chopped tomatoes. Finally,
not sure why. I just remember it was expensive. add sale, pepper, and a basil leaf Try 0;1e!
And it looked dangerous. \Vhen I tasted it, I You'll love it!

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LESSON 7 B: She didn't even know the menu very well.
Conversation, Part A A: Yeah-she couldn't answer many questions.
Kit: So, what are you in rhe mood for?
Sarah: Have you tried that new restaurant near 5. A: Wow! Our bill is only $29.

the subway station? B: Thar's very reasonable.


Kit: You mean The Pink Peppercorn? A: A new restaurant can't charge too much.
Sarah: Yeah. That's rhe one. B: I know. Or chey won't get much business.

Kit: No, I haven't yet. \Xlhat's it like? A: 1 hope they're making money at least.

Sarah: It's pretty good. They serve a lot of


curries and noodle dishes. And their LESSON 8
prices arc reasonable. Most of the dishes Conversation, Part A
cost about $10. Server: Welcome co Zippy's. Are you ready
Kit: Tha~'s pretty good. What's the co order?
service like? Customer: Yes, I'd like the fried chicken, please.
Sarah: The service is really slow, bur otherwise Server: Would you like mashed potatoes,
it's a nice place. French fries, or steamed rice
Kie: I think I'll try it! with that?
Customer: Hm ... I'll cake steamed rice.
Listening, Part A and B Server: Anything to drink?
1. A: They've done a nice job with the Customer: I'll have the peach iced tea.
decoration. Server: Anything else? \Xlould you like to
B: I like the colors. scare with an appetizer?
A: So do 1. And the music is good. It's not coo Customer: No, I'm saving room for dessert.
loud.
B: l hare restaurants with loud, noisy music. Conversation, Part C
You can't hear yourself think! Server: Welcome to Zippy's. Are you ready
A: I know. This place feels really relaxed. co order?
Customer: Yes. I'd like the fried chicken, please.
2. A: But it's too bad it's so far. I'm pretty hungry.
B: Yeah. Ir's not near anything. Server: Would you like mashed potatoes,
A: I heard it's hard to get space downtown. French fries .. or steamed rice
B: T don't think many customers will with that?
come here. Customer: H rn .. .I'll cake steamed rice.
A· l agree. Ir rakes coo long co get here. Server: Anything to drink?
Customer: 1'11 have the peach iced tea.
3. A: The menu looks really good.
Server: Anything else? \'Vould you like to
B: Where do we start? Some of the chicken
start with an appetizer?
dishes look nice.
Customer: No, I'm saving room for dessert. I'll
A: They're famous for their seafood.
take a chocolate cake!
B: Oh, yeah? I see they have octopus.
A: I've never cried that. Oh, l can't decide!
LESSONS 5-8 ENGLISH IN ACTION
4. A: Bur 1 think they need to hire more people. Tom: What time are Casey, Jill, and Maria
B: I agree. The servers are really busy. They coming over for dinner?
need one or two more. Eric: 7. \'Ve have plenty of time. What should
A: And our server made a mistake with our we make?
meal. Thar's not good. Tom: Pasta!

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Tom, I love your pasta buc- Server: Have a good night!
I love it mo. I could have it every single Tom: What?
day. Eric: Pasta?
Exactlv mv rooinr. \Ve do have it every"
I ~ Tom: You said something different. And it's nor
day. We should try something different. my pasta, so it's different ... right?
Let me see ... have you tried Indian food?
Tom: No, I haven't.
LESSON9
Eric: \Vhat about Japanese food?
Conversation, PartA
Tom: Nope.
Leila: Hi, Tracey. I 'm not feeling too well.
Eric: What have you tried?
Tracev: Oh? \\!hat's the matter, Leila?
;

Tom: Pasta.
Leila: I have a sore throat.
Eric: OK. Neverrnind ... Casey likes fish. So
Tracey: That's too bad. I hope it's not the flu.
do jill and Maria. Let's make a simple
Have you seen a doctor?
fish dish.
Leila: No. I'm fine, really. I chink Ijust have a
Tom: OK.
cold.
Eric: Fry the vegetables in a pan.
Tracey: You have a fever. Why don't you go home
Eric: Don't forget to add salt. .. pepper ... and
and rest?
olive oil.
Leila: Good idea. Can you take notes for me in
Eric: Don't pour too much olive oil, just
class?
a little. Tracey: Sure. I hope you feel better soon.
Eric: I have to get the phone.
Leila: Thanks.
Tom: Go ahead. Don't worry.
Eric: Thanks, Tom. Listening, Part A and B
Tom: Oh, no! The fish! 1. A: So, how was your weekend?
Eric: \Vhat's wrong? B: It was so-so. Look what I did.
Tom: I'm sorry. A: Thar. looks really painful. \X'hac happened?
Eric: We still have time. It's not a big deal. \Y/e B: I was playing tennis and I fell.
can just order in. A: Oh, no! Does it hurt?
Tom: I know a great place we can order from! B: Oh, yeah. Luckily, l didn't break it. I went
The food is preny good, it's fairly cheap, co a doctor, she cook an X-ray and just put
and attracts a lot of customers, a bandage on it. Bur it's really difficult to
Eric: OK. Sounds good.
hold anything. I can't even write or type
Server: Hello? with it.
Tom: Hello, can I place a delivery order?
A: I would chink it's a good idea not co use it
Server: Sure! Whar. would you like? ar al I.
Tom: I would like your ... hm ... B: I guess.
Server: Tom?
Tom: Yes ... Roberto? 2. A: Did that medicine I gave you do you
Server: Yes! How are you? any-0 zood?
Tom: Great! B: \Vdl, l feel a bit better today,
Server: What can I get you? Is it the usual? A: That's good.
Tom: Yes, but for five people. B: But it hasn't completely gone away. l'm
Server: Sure thing. five of our special sure it was the fish I had at the restaurant, I
house pastas. don't think it was very fresh.
Torn: Sounds delicious! And can you pm extra A: Yeah, it was probably thar. The chicken l
tomato sauce and cheese in one of them? had was fine.
Server: Anything for you, Torn! B: I don't chink l want to go back there.
Tom: Thank you.
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A: Try not to ear anything too oily or spicy Conversation, Part C
for a few days. Just rice and soup would be Alex: I've been so tired lately. I never seem co
good. And drink lots ofwater, have enough energy. Should I join a gym?
Luisa: Gyms can be expensive. There are simple
3. A: How do I look? wavs
, to exercise at home.
B: Not too good. They're both really red, Alex: Like what? What would you do?
especially the lefr one. Luisa: If I were you, I'd climb the stairs or dance to
A: Still? music. You should do something active that
B: I'm afraid so. Are they sore? you enjoy. Are you getting enough sleep?
A: Not at all. And I can still see perfectly fine. Alex: Sure. I sleep about ten hours a day. But
B: \v'hy don't you gee some medicine for it? I'm still tired.
You don't want it to get any worse. Luisa: Thar's coo much. Getting too much sleep
A I suppose. can make you feel tired. You should try
B: Beerer yet, I suggest seeing a doctor. You to sleep eight hours a day.
can't be too careful.
A: Do you think it was the contacts?
LESSON 11
B: Maybe. Ir's a good idea to wear your glasses
Conversation, Part A
for a while.
Rachel: I really need to get more exercise.
4. ,!\:. I need another aspirin. Ir's not going away. Peter: Me coo. \"'Ve could take classes at the
Actually, l chink ir's getting worse. sports center. There's racquetball, boxing,
B: Thar's nor good. Why don't you put a cold swimming-
cloth on ,vour forehead? Rachel: Oh. , I wouldn't reallv like those. They"
,,:

,A:. Good idea. seem like a lot of hard work.


B: And I'll turn off this light. The bright lights Peter: \Xlell, how about a class in ballroom
don't help. dancing? I'd love to rry chat!
A: Thanks. Rachel: Really? Why is that?
B: \Vhy don't you go and lie down in bed? Peter: Because J'd learn something new. And I
A: OK. can do it with someone else.
B: And I'll check on you in a little while. Rachel: T think ir would be boring. I'd like to try
something more relaxing, like tai chi.

LESSON 10
Listening, Pa.rt A and B
Conversation, Part A
I. I've always wanted to uy this. This would be
Alex: I've been so tired lately. I never seem to
perfect for me because I love the water and like
have enough energy. Should I join a gym?
co be on mv own a lor. I like it because you
Luisa: Gyms can be expensive. There are simple ' '
don't need coo much equipment, just a boat
ways to exercise at home.
and a paddle. I wouldn't want to go too far, at
Alex: Like what?
least until I build my upper body strength. And
Luisa: IfI were you, I'd climb the stairs or dance to
I'd like to rrv, it on a lake.. not in the ocean. Ir
music. You should do something active that
looks like a very peaceful activity, if you know
you enjoy. Are you getting enough sleep?
what l mean.
Alex: Sure. I sleep about ten hours a day.
Luisa: That's too much. Getting too much sleep 2. I chink this is a pretty common game, or l
can make you fed tired. You should try guess it's a spon, actually. My older brother
to sleep eight hours a day. plays a lot, but I've never tried it. I'm a very
competitive person, and this looks like non-
stop action. To be honest, I'd like to beat my

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brother! le also just looks Fun, so l hope to try Doug: Um, is it OK if we watch something
it soon. My friend has a table at his house, so different? Tennis is kind ofboring
maybe he'll lee me play sometime. to watch.
Celine: Sure. Golf is more interesting than
3. I've wanted to try this for a long time. le looks tennis, don't you chink?
so relaxing, hut I'm sure it's hard work, too. Doug: NO[ really. I think golf is Jess interesting
There's a sports center in town with an indoor than tennis. I do like soccer. Ir's
swimming pool that offers classes three times my favorite.
a week. I don't think I'd want to go chat often, Celine: Mine coo, bur there arc no soccer games
but maybe once or twice a week. None of my today. Say, do you want to go for a walk?
friends do chis, so it might be a good way to I can use the exercise.
meet some new people. I'm not a very good
swimmer, but I don't chink clue matters.
LESSONS 9-12 ENGLISH IN ACTION
4. I would so love to do this. It goes back Eric: Help yourselves. Enjoy.

thousands of years, so there is an interesting Casey/Jill: Thank you. Thanks, Eric!

tradition around ic. Of course, in the past it Eric: Thank you!

was hunting, but that doesn't interest me. I'd Jill: So, how did your doctor's

do it just with regular targets. I remember I appointment go last week?


saw it on TV at the Olympics Carnes a couple Eric: Oh, not so well, actually.

of years ago and found it fascinating. le doesn't Casey: Thar's too bad. Nothing serious,

look easy at all. I'd like to try it because 1 wane I hope.


co ger. into something chat requires discipline. Eric: Oh, no, nothing like char. l can't
sleep at night, and sometimes rny
stomach hurts.
LESSON 12
Casey: Oh, no!
Conversation, Part A
Eric: It's OK. My doctor said I should
Celine: So, I just got this great new sporrs
change my di et.,
channel. All sports, all the time.
Jill: Change your diet?
Doug: Cool. So, what should we watch?
Eric: Yeah, she said l should eat healthy. I
Celine: Let's see ... how about tennis?
chink I eat pretty healthy.
Doug: Um, is it OK if we watch something
Jill: Um ... well, it's a nor good idea to cat
different? Tennis is kind of boring
too much sugar.
to watch.
Eric: No, of course· not. The doctor said
Celine: Sure. Coif is more interesting than
I should stop drinking coffee. Bur
tennis, don't you think?
I love coffee. Ir's been real hard. He
Doug: Noc really. l chink golf is less interesting
also said I should ear more vegetables.
than tennis. I do like soccer. 1 r's
Casey: l can't see you as a vegetarian
mv favorite.
somehow.
Celine: Mine coo, bur. there are no soccer games
Eric: No, I don't have co give up mear, bur
today. Say, do you want to go for a walk?
l should eat more vegetables.
Jill: I think you should exercise more.
Conversation, Part C
l exercise three times a week and l
Celine: So, I just got this greac new sports
feel healthy.
channel. All sports, all the rime.
Eric: Exercise? I bowl four times a week.
Doug: Cool. So, what should we watch?
Casey: Really? That's exercise.
Celine: Let's see ... how about tennis? I love
Eric: Yeah! I guess it is.
tennis.
Casey: \X'ow, you must be really good.

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Eric: I beat all the other players! And I also LESSON 14
box. Conversation, Part A
Jill: r didn't know that! Katy: I wane to start my own business after
Eric: I box· almost every day! I'm really I graduate.
good at it too. Boxing is definitely Raul: Really?
more fun than howling. Katy: I just need to have some money to get
Casey: \X'ow, you're really athletic! started. And T need to have a fresh idea.
Eric: Yep. And I also play tennis. Raul: Do you have any ideas?
Casey/Jill: Tennis? Kary: I'd like to sell healthy lunches to people
Eric: Yep. Tennis was more difficult to in offices, things like sandwiches
learn than boxing. Burl win almost and salads.
every game now. Do you guys want Raul: Do you think it would be difficult to
w sec me play? get started?
Jill: Like, rigb.r now? Kary: \V'dl, I would need a good kitchen. But
Eric: Sure! I wouldn't have co have a car. I could use
a bicycle.
LESSON 13 Raul: Good idea.
Conversation, Part A Kary: Say, I'm looking for a business partner.
Josh: So, how's school going? Are you interested?
Lily: \Well, I'm getting mostly As and B's. But
I'm not doing so well in Portuguese. I'm Listening, PartA and B
not very good at languages, T guess. 1. First, I wan t to thank your teacher, Mrs. Perez,
Josh: No one is good at every subject. for !erring me talk to you today about being
lily: I suppose. So, are your classes going OK? a model. Now, there are different types of
Josh: My accounting class is hard. I don't think models. For example, there are fashion models
I'm very good with numbers. But my and prim models. For any type of modeling,
literature teacher says I'm a good writer. you need to have clear skin and healthy hair.
Lily: You'd make a great journalist. You have to look healthy. But you don't have
Josh: As long as I don't write about numbers. co be thin to be a successful model. If we only
think of fashion modeling, yes, it's important.
Conversation, Part C But there are many models that we consider
Josh: So, how's school going? How are your plus size and these models arc more typical of
grades? the average person. Finally, you don't have to
Lily: Well, I'm getting mostly A's and B's. But have a college degree, but I encourage you all
I'm not doing so well in Portuguese. I'm to ger a degree. A model's career can be shore,
not very good at languages, I guess. and you will want to have another sec of skills
Josh: No one is good at every subject. I to fall back on.

wouldn't. worry,
2. Hi, everyone. Tam a concierge. I work ar
Lily: l suppose. So are your classes going OK? ' ~,
a hotel, and I help guests. I make travel
Josh: My accounting class is hard. I don't think
arrangements, give advice on local restaurants,
I'm very good with numbers. But my
deliver messages-that kind of thing. So, if
literature teacher says I'm a good writer.
vou're interested in a career as a concierze
lily: You'd make a great journalist. ' b)

what skills do you need to have? Well, you


Josh: As long as I don't write about numbers.
need to be friendly. No one wants to talk to
an unfriendly concierge! Also, you have to
know the area around the hotel or the city.
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usually have to work late at night. Thar's .. And I don't know the cirv vcrv
all day. ... well../

another thing I like about rhe job-the hours. Luckilv, with GPS it's verv easy to cake people
" I ..t
\V'e mostly work during the day. Thar's when where they want to go. Most of my trips are
our guests need us most. Finally, you will short distances or to the airport. Some of the
notice I am wearing a uniform. You have to people I drive are really interesting.
wear a uniform of course, so if you don't want
to wear a uniform at your job, this isn't the job 2. I really like my job because I've always loved
for you. food. I'm learning a lot about how to make
some reallv abreat dishes in the kitchen. And
I ~

3. Hello. From what I am wearing, can anyone we get great food for free. That's the best
guess what my job is? No? \V'ell, I'm an thing. It can ger really stressful at times. But
architect. There are a lot of things that are the atmosphere is nice there, and I'm working
necessary if' you wane to be an architect. \Xie with a great group of people.
design buildings, so many people think we
don't need to know about interior design. 3. It's kind of a fun job if you enjoy selling
Nor true-we do. And another thing we need things. \V'e have a great range of stuff in the
to be good at is math. So, if you wane co be score, and I love seeing all the latest designs
an architect, keep taking those algebra and when they come in. However, T wish I had a
geometry classes. You also have to be able different boss. This guy is always bothering me
to work on a team. \Xie work with all kinds to try to gee people to buy things. I prefer to
of people. Some think architects spend all let customers take their rime. No one wants to
their time alone, and again this is not true. feel pressured, you know?
Thar's what I like about my job-working
4. I've always enjoyed working in a place like this.
with others. Now, an architect needs a lot
Ir's really popular with kids. They love co come
of education and yes, you need a license. It's
and look at what we have. They always want to
necessary since architects have to design safe
pick chem up and play with them, so it's kind
buildings for people co live and work in.
of fun. Especially, the baby ones. I love playing
with them, mo. The only thing I don't like is
LESSON 15
char it cakes me about two hours to ger here. I
Conversation, PartA really should move and live closer to mv work.
' I
Ron: Hi, Keiko. Are you enjoying your
new job?
LESSON 16
Keiko: Yeah. So far so good. I get to meet lots
Conversation,PartA
of interesting people.
Manager: Hello. Java Coffee.
Ron: You're a concierge, right?
Evan: Hello. Can I speak to the manager,
Keiko: Yes. I work for the new hotel downtown.
please?
Ron: Do you ger to use your language skills?
Manager: This is the manager.
Keiko: I do. I use both my French and English.
Evan: Oh, good afternoon. My name is
Ron: And how's the salary?
Evan Kincaid. I'm calling about the
Keiko: \Xlell, I'm still in training, bur I'll get a
server position you advertised. Is it
raise when I'm done.
still available?
Listening, Part A and B
Manager: Ir is. We haven't filled it yet.
Evan: Great! Can I ask-what are the hours?
I. T thought l wouldn't enjoy the job when I first
Manager: You'd work on weekends only. It's a
started. I don't really like working at night. Bur
pan-time job.
I didn't have a choice since I'm one of the new
guys. Ar First, I was worried about sitting down

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Evan: Thar's perfect. And what would my Casey: I would have to deal with angry
responsibilities be? people. I also would have to work late
Manager: Mosdy serving coffee and some at night. Then 1 couldn't enjoy my
lighr cleaning. stay here.
Evan: OK. Do you require any previous Maria: And rips aren't steady.
experience? Casey: Yes. Thar is true too.
Manager: Nor at all. We provide all the training Maria: What about this? A fashion company
you need. Do you want to come in for is looking for a pan-rime assistant.
an interview? Tom: And they need someone to stare
Evan: Yes! I can come in today! right away!
Casey: That sounds perfect!
Conversation, Part C Maria: You should call chem.
Manager: Hello. Java Coffee. This is Susana. Casey: OK.
Evan: Hello. Can 1 speak to the Employee: Fashion TNC.
manager, please? Casey: Hi! Could l speak to the manager?
Manager: This is the manager. Employee: This is the manager.
Evan: Oh, good afternoon. My name is Casey: My name is Casey. I was wondering
Evan Kincaid. I'm calling about the if che part-rime assistant position was
server position you advertised. Is ic srill available.
srill available? Employee: Yes. We haven't filled ir yet.
Manager: lt is. We haven't filled it yet. Casey: \Xlhat sort of position is ir?
Evan: Grear! Can l ask-whac are the hours? Employee: You would be helping around the
Also, which days is it? office.
Manager: You'd work on weekends only. It's a Cascv: What are the hours?
part-time job. Employee: Four rimes a week from 9am co 2pm.
Evan: Thar's perfect. And what would my Casey: That's perfect.
responsibilities be? Employee: Why don't you come in for an
Manager: Mostly serving coffee and some interview?
light cleaning. Casey: Crear!
Evan: OK. Do you require any previous [later that day ... ]
experience? Casey: Hello. I'm here for the interview for
Manager: Nor at all. We provide all the training the part-time assistant position. Can I
you need. Do you wane co come in for speak co the manager?
an interview? Employee: Yes. You can.
Evan: Yes! I can come in today! Casey: Grear!
Employee: What's vour name?
LESSONS 13-16 ENGLISH IN ACTION Casey: My name is Casey!
Torn: Hi, guys. I heard you might be going Employee: Oh, Casey. Yes.
co Australia, Casey! Casev: Ir's great co meet you. I just want co
Casey: Yep. I'm looking for a part-time joh cell you, I can write pretty well. I have
to save up. Maria is helping me. a fashion blog. I'm also really good
Maria: This company is looking for a with people. And as you can see, I'm
translator. good at fashion.
Casey: I don't speak any other languages. Employee: Sounds good.
Tom: I wouldn't recommend the job then. Casey: I'm also reliable and a hard worker, I
This coffee shop is looking for a can do a really good job.
server. Why not here? Employee: Sounds like you'd be a great assistant.
Casey: Really? \Xlhen can T start?
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Employee: Oh, I don't know. You have to 3. A,. How do you spend your free time, Tim?
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interview first. B: Oh, I'm really into photography. I love it.


Casey: This isn't the interview? A: Oh, yeah? \\That sore of things do you
Employee: No, let me call the manager ... Hi .. photograph?
Ben? This is Mike from downstairs. B: Mainly wildlife. I like to take photos
Casey is here to see you ... of' birds and animals, you know,
nature pictures.
A: Thar's interesting,
LESSON 17
B: I'm going to have a show at the public
Conversation, PartA
library next month.
A: So, how do vou like it here so far, Steve?
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A: Thar's greac! Make sure you let me know


B: It's great, Ann. I'm learning a Joe.
when. I'd love to sec it.
A: Are you working tomorrow?
B: No, that's my day off
A: Lucky you. \Vhar do you do in your free rime? LESSON 18
13: I like to play sports. Conversation, Part A
A: Oh, yeah? That's interesting. \'Vhat do Jeff: Hey Kirk, do you have plans for
you play? Friday night?
B: Soccer, basketball, baseball, hockey, tennis ... Kirk: Friday night? I don't chink so. \V'hy?
Jeff: Do you want to sec a movie?
Listening, PartA and B Kirk: Sure, I'd love to. What's playing?
1. A: So what do vou like to do in vour free
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Jeff: Free Fall is playing at the cheater.
time, Paul? Kirk: Great! I love action movies. When do
B: \Veil, actuallv, I love to cook. yoLL want to meet?
A: Cooking? Really? Jeff: How about at 7 p.rn., in from of
B: Yeah. I like it a lot. the cheater?
A: So, what kinds of things do you like Kirk: OK. And lee's get some pizza after
co cook? the movie.
B: Ir depends. Usually, I just look for Jeff: Sounds good. See you rhcn!
interesting recipes on the Internet, and I cry
them out. Conversation, Part C
A: Do you ever cook for your friends? Jeff: Hey Kirk, do you have plans for
B: No, I just cook for myself. Friday night?
A: Oh. Kirk: Friday night? I don'e chink so. \V'hy?
Jeff: Do you want to sec a movie?
2. A: Do you have any hobbies, Anna? Kirk: Sure, I'd love to. \Vhat's playing?
B: Hobbies? \Veil nor exactly, but. I like music. Jeff: Free Fall is playing at the theater. I heard
I play the guicar. I often play down at: the it's good.
mall on weekends. Kirk: Great! I love action movies. When do
A: Really? you want to meet?
B: Yeah, T usually set up outside in from of Jeff How about at 7 p.m., in front of
the entrance. I put a hat down in front of the theater?
me. People often leave me a dollar or two if Kirk: OK. And let's gee some pizza after rhe
they like my music. movie. I know a great place.
A: Cool. So, do you make much? Jeff: Sounds good. Sec you then!
B: WelL on a good day I can make
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LESSON 19 B: Sure.
Conversation,PartA A: Bur we should go now. They get pretty
Beth: Hello? crowded ar lunchtime.
Chen: Beth? Hi, it's Chen.
Beth: Hi! How's everything? .3. A: Are you doing anything later?
Chen: Great. Listen, would you like to go co the B: Not really.
museum later? A: Do you want to sec Finders Keepers?
Beth: I'm sorry, bur I can't. B: I'd Jove to! Where's it playing? Ar
Chen: Reallv? \'Vhv the theater?
; , nor?
Beth: I have to go to work. Do you want to go A: Actually, it's nor playing anywhere. Bur l
tomorrow? I'm off then. have it on DVD.
Chen: I'd love to, but l can't. I'm going to rhe B: Oh, it's out already?
mall with my brother. A· Yeah. Do you want to come over and
Beth: Oh, I see ... what about the weekend? watch it?
Chen: l can go Saturday. B: Yeah, sure!
Beth: Me too!
4. A: Hello.
Chen: Sounds good. Let's grab a bite before
B: Jess? Ir's me, Parker.
we go.
A: Hey, Parker.
Heth: OK! Sounds perfect.
B: Listen, I'm going to Southland to do some
Chen: See you soon!
shopping. Do you wanna go?
A: Southland? On a Saturday afternoon?
Listening, Part A and B
B: \Xfhy nor? All the stores arc having
1. A: Hey, Meg. What arc you doing?
sales today,
B: Oh, I just came from rhe mall. Look what
A: No, I don't chink so. Bur thanks for asking.
I got.
I need to clean my room anyway.
A: Nice! Have you played it yet?
B: Are you sure? It'll be f'un.
B: No, of course not. I just bought it. Have
A: You can have fun for both of us.
you played it before?
A: No, but it looks fun.
B: Say. do you want to come over and try LESSON 20
.It Out.' Conversation, PartA
A: Now? Michelle: Hey, Lisa. Are you there yet?
B: Sure. Lisa: Yes. \'Vhcre are vou?.
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A: I'd love to, bur I can't. I have co go to Michelle: I'm really sorry. I'm still on the bus. I
work soon. ran an errand.
B: Too bad. Lisa: OK. Sam isn't here vet either. How
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A:. Let me know how you like it. Ionat> will vou
..
be?
Michelle: Not sure. Maybe I 0 minutes.
2. A: How was your class? Lisa: OK Hurry! Or we'll miss the movie.
B: Good. How was yours? Michelle: l '11 be there soon!
A: I nee resting.
B: Whar are you doing now? Conversation, Part C
A: I'm going to Mickeys. I'm kind of hungry. Michelle: Hey, Lisa. Are you there yet?
B: I've heard of chat place. Is it any good? I .isa: Yes. Where are you?
A: Yeah. Everything is cheap, and it's fast. I Michelle: l 'm really sorry. I'm srill on the bus. I
have another class later, so I just want a ran an errand. I had to go to the bank.
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Lisa: OK. Sam isn't here yec either, How LESSON 21
long will you be? Will you be long? Conversation,Part A
Michelle: Noc sure .. Maybe 10 minutes. Mark: So, where did you go for vacation?
Lisa: OK. Hurry! Or we'll miss the movie. Reiko: I went to Hong Kong.
Michelle: I'll be there soon! Mark: \X'ow! \Xlho did you go with? Did you
go alone?
LESSONS 17-20 ENGLISH IN ACTION Reiko: No, l traveled with my sister.
Eric: Oh, good! You're here. Marie How fun! And what did you do there?
Casey: Hi. I don't know where Jill is. She Did you go to Victoria Peak?
said she was coming. Reiko: Yeah, we also took a city tour. I rook a lot
Eric:I'm sure she'll be here shortly. of photos.
Casey: So, what do you like w do in your Mark: I can't wait to see them. Did you go to
free time, Eric? Honerb Konzb Disncvland?
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Eric: T like to study ... and exercise! Reiko: We did. Ir's small, but it's nice. Oh, and I
Casey: Right. I remember. .. you play went shopping.
tennis . bowl, and box. Mark: Of course. And what did vou buv me?
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Eric: I am thinking of maybe starring


baseball too! Conversation, Part C
Casey: Outside? Mark: So, where did you go for vacation?
Eric: Of course. Reiko: I went co Hong Kong. Ir was a lot of fun.
Casey: I mean in the park, with a team. Mark: \Xlow! \Xlho did you go with? Did you
Eric: No. Bur with video games, You can go alone?

play anywhere. Even rhe park! I r's Reiko: No, . I traveled wi th mv sister. It was her
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almost the same thing. second time there.


Casey: I don't think it is. Mark: How fun! And what did you do there?
Eric: Hi Maria! Have you seen Jill? Did you go to Victoria Peak?
Maria: Yep! She said she was on her Reiko: Yeah, we also took a ciry tour. I rook a lot
way clown. of photos.
Eric: Hey, we're going to a movie. Marie I can't wait to sec them. Did vou
, eo
t> to

Do you want to join us? Hong Kong Disneyland?


Maria: l 'd love to, but I can't. I have Reiko: \Xie did. It's small, bur it's nice. Oh, and I
plans tonight. went shopping.
Eric: Too bad. Maybe next time? Mark: Of course. And what did you buy me?
Maria: Next time. Bvc. I

Casey/Eric: Bye! Sec ya. LESSON 22


Eric: \Xle're going to be late. Conversation,PartA
Casey: 'v/e have some time. \Y/e should Annie: So Jill, I have my plane ticker to Munich.
be OK I just need to decide what to do there.
Jill: Sorry guys! I'm so sorry. l know, I'm Jill: Maybe I can help, Annie. Do you prefer
late. I know I, um, had to walk the traveling alone or in a group?
dog. Annie: I prefer traveling in a group. I usually
Casey/Eric: You don't have a dog. have more fi.111 with other people.
Jill: Righc. I, um ... the traffic is just Jill: And which would you prefer-staying in
awful. hostels or sraying in hotels?
Eric: \X'hat? You live right upstairs. Annie: I'd prefer staying in hostels. It's easier to
Jill: I know' So we should really get going meet people in hostels.
or we'll be lace! Jill: Thar's true. And would you rather travel
by bus or train?
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Annie: I'd rather travel by train. LESSON 23
Jill: OK. Then how about this six-day train Conversation, PartA
tour of Bavaria? Each night you have a Teresa: Did you pack everything you need?
choice of a hoed or a hostel. Miguel: Uh-huh. I just need to buy a travel pillow
at the airport.
Listening, Part A and B 'Ieresa: So, this is your first overseas trip and
A: So, we need to decide on our trip. We've talked your first flight! Are you nervous?
about a lot of options. Miguel: Not at all.
B: I agree. It's decision time. Teresa: Remember, ,vou'rc not allowed co take
A: OK. \XTe've decided not to do a camping liquids on the plane.
trip. And we're not interested in a spa resort Miguel: Really? OK. I hope I didn't forger
vacation or a cruise. So, it's a choice between a anything.
backpacking ~rip and an eco-rour, Teresa: You muse cake your passport!
B: I'd prefer go on a backpacking trip. Miguel: Oh, of course. I guess I am a little
A: Oh, good. Me too. I'd rather be flexible. You nervous!
know-we can then do what we want.
B: I agree. We need to be flexible. An eco-rour Conversation,Part C
would be interesting, but maybe another time. Teresa: Did you pack everything you need?
A: So, that's good. Now how would you prefer Miguel: Uh-huh. Ijust need to buy a travel pillow
traveling? \XTe can go by bus or by train. The ac rhe airport.
bus is cheaper and goes ro more places. \X!hac Teresa: So, this is your first overseas trip and
do you think? your first flight! Are you nervous?
B: I'd prefer traveling by train, if that's OK. Miguel: Not at all.
A: I feel the same wav. Trains are more
; Teresa: Remember, you're not allowed to rake
interesting, I think. liquids on the plane.
B: We should look into a train pass. Miguel: Really? OK. Ihope I didn't forget
A: Good idea. Burler's decide where we will stay. anything. Oh, I should get going!
B: \vl1ich would you prefer-staying in hotels Teresa: You muse cake your passport' You need it
or hostels? co get on the plane.
A: Dcfinitelv hostels. I want to save monev,'
;
Miguel: Oh, of course. I guess I am a little
B: So do I. Then we can spend it on other things. nervous!
A: Exactly. And what about meals?
B: There will be a lot of restaurants to choose LESSON 24
from. But you know, I'd like co eat street food.
Conversation, Part A
A: Do you think it's safe?
Tourist: Hello. How much is a one-way ticker to
B: Sure. \X'e'II just need to choose carefully.
New York City?
A: \XThy do you prefer street food? To save
Agent: It's $86.50.
money?
Tourist: And when is the next train?
B: No, I just prefer trying local foods. Agent: rt leaves ar 7: 15 p.m. That's the last train
A: Me too.
of the day.
B: So, we decided the big things. I think we'll
Tourist: OK. How long does it rake co get there?
make great travel partners.
Agent: About three hours. ft arrives at
A: I think so, too. \ve're both looking for the
10:20 p.m.
same type of trip. Bur there's one thing we
Tourist: And where does it depart from?
haven't decided yer.
Agent: Platform four. Would you like a ticket?
B: \Xlhac's that?
The train is leaving soon.
A: \Xlhere are we going?

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Listening, Part A and B Tom: I'm crocodile Tom and this is Tommy.
I. A: Next please. \Xle're taking a trip ro Tom's travels in
B: Hi. How much is a one-way ticket ro Paris? Australia. l brought photos for you!
For the next train? Casey: I didn't know you went to Australia!
A: A sine:le-or
'-'
one-way' ticket-is 58 Tom: I was there last year.
pounds. It leaves at 4: 10 P: m. Casey: How long were you there? Did you travel
B: OK. I'll take it. How long is rhe trip? alone?
A: Three hours. Tom: I was there about two weeks. .N1y cousin
B: And do T leave from this station? lives there. I have friends in Sydney, so
A: Oh, no. You depart from \X'aterloo Station. they showed me around.
B: Do I have enough time to get there? Casey: W11~u places did you visit?
A: Oh, yes. It's only four srops away. Here's Tom: I started in Melbourne. That's where my
your ticker. cousin lives. We wen c to an amazing old
B: Thank you. market there-Queens Victoria Market.
Thev had all sons of stuff
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2. A: Here you go. Casey: Oh, wow! Thar looks great. How was the
B: Thank you. Any bags? weather there? Was it cold?
A: No, I'm just carrying this. Tom: Yeah, it was a little cool there, so you
B: Just a moment ... oh, no. 1 see the flight is need co rake a jacket. Then I went to
going to leave late. Sydney. Look here. You have to cake a
A: How late? boat trip tO the harbor.
B: Onlv one hour. You will leave from
;
Casey: That looks nice.
Gate 16. Tom: After that I went to the Gold Coast.
A: I have to transfer in Mexico City. That's north of Sydney. There are
B: Yes, you will still make your connection. beautiful beaches there.
A: Oh, good. Well, thank you very much. Casey: Wow. It almost looks like real gold. Did
B: Excuse me. Don't forget vour
<; ' you get around by bus?
boarding pass. Tom: No. Actually, I prefer traveling by
plane. Australia is a huge councry so
3. A: Can l help you?
bus trips rake too long. By bus, it takes
B: Yes. One ticket to Onawa, please. One-way.
about ... eight hours to get from Sydney
A: OK. Are you leaving today?
tO Melbourne.
B: No. It's for August 30'h. I'd like to leave
Casey: Oh yeah. That's lqng. So what else did
after 6:00 p.m.
, do?
vou
A: Because it's more than 21 days away,
Tom: I went up the coast and went scuba
you can get a discount. The fare is $47.
diving in the Great Barrier Reef You
Canadian dollars, of course.
muse go there!
· B: Grear.
Casey: Absolutely!
A: The bus leaves Toronto at 6:30 p.m. and
Tom: Oh, and this was the best pare of the
arrives at I I :55 the same evening.
trip. l went co the most amazing park-
B: That's fine. Do you know the platform?
Kakadu National Park.
A: Um ... no. That's a month away. I suggest
Casey: That's gorgeous.
you check rhe board that day.
Tom: You can camp there, go hiking, and even
B: Of course. Thanks very much.
make new friends! Casey? Can you do me
a favor while you're in Australia?
LESSONS 21-24 ENGLISH IN ACTION Casev: Yeah. Sure. \X'hat is it?
'
Tom: Good day, mate! Tom: Well, I made a cool friend at Kakadu
Casey: ·10m? \X'hy are you dressed like that? National Parle Will vou sav
. . ,/ ~ hi?
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Casey: Sure. How will I find your friend? Do Susan: How interesting! Is there a traditional
you have an e-mail address? outfit for women as well?
'l orn: No, but he lives at the park. Take this. Calurn: Yes. Women normally wear longer skirts.
Casey: Tom! But when they dance, they may wear
Tom: \Vhat? kilts. 1 chink there will be a women's
Casey: That's a crocodile! dance performance later.
"lorn: His name's Tommy. I named chis after
him. Please say hi! LESSON 26
Conversation
LESSON 25 Tom: Ana, I really want a new jacket. \Xlhat do
Conversation, PartA you think? Is it me?
Susan: The music is greac, and I love your Ana: Noc really, Tom. I would get something
clothes. Are they traditional? more practical. And the quality is poor.
Calum: Oh, yes. You probably know this-it's Tom: Yeah, vou're riahr. Do vou think this design
' ~ c/ 0

called a kilt. ' . ?


is nice.
Susan: Yeah. I've seen them in pictures. Is it a Ana: Um ... a different design might be better.
kind of skirt? Tom: How about this one?
Calum: Well, Scottish men don't really call Ana: Honestly, you might want to try a different
it a skirt. People usually wear icon color. Thar one doesn't really suit you.
special occasions. Tom: Really?
Susan: I see. I love the patcern. Ana: This one will look better on vou.
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Calum: The pattern is plaid. Scotland is famous Tom: I have that exact jacket at home. You're
for them. The pattern can tell you what picky, bur you have good taste!
family someone is from.
Susan: How interesting! ls there a traditional Listening, PartA and B
outfit for women as well? l. A.: I just can't find anything I like today.
Calurn: Yes. Women normally wear longer skins. B: Lee's keep looking. I'm sure we can find
But when they dance, they may wear something.
kilts. I think there will be a women's A: Hey, look at these. 'I 'hese are nice. Oh, and
dance performance later. look-a brand name. You know how I like
brand name clothes.
Conversation,PartC B: Do I ever! Are they long enough?
Susan: The music is great, and I love your A: Yeah. So, what do you think?
clothes. Are they traditional? B: Well, the quality looks good, but I would
Calum: Oh, yes. You probably know this-it's get a different color.
called a kilt. Have you heard of it? A: Reallv?,
Susan: Yeah. I've seen them in pictures. Is it a B: Yeah, I'm not sure it's your best color. It
kind of skirt? will be hard to match shoes co chat color.
Calum: \Vell, Scottish men don't really call it a
skirt. People usually wear it on special 2. A:Hey, come over here.
occasions. Thev don't wear it every dav, B:Yeah?
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Susan: I see. I love the pattern. A:Look at this. Isn't it cool?


Calum: The pattern is plaid. Scodand is famous B:Yeah. The dark color looks great on you.
for them. The patcern can tell you what Docs it fir?
family someone is from. A: Perfectly. It's warm, too.
B: I love the design.
A: I do, too. And it's so soft. Feel ir.

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How much is it? Jake: Sure.
Ir's um ... oh, my, Ben: Would you gee some pillows for the sofa?
\\low! That's a lot of money. Jake: No problem. Do you wane any
I know. I could charge it. particular color?
You know, a cheaper one might be better. Ben: How about green?
Let's keep looking. Jake: Sure. Anything else?
Ben: Would you mind picking up a mirror, too?
3. A: I really want something to go with my new Jake: Nm at all. Do we need anything else?
pants. Please help. Ben: Actually ... can you pick up some food? Our
B: OK, just relax. fridge is empty.
A: \'\lhacabout chis?
B: Ir's nice. I like the design a lot. And the Conversation, Part C
colors, too. But ... Jake: Hello.
A: Bm what? Ben: Hi, Jake. Ir's me, Ben. Are you still ac the
B: Ir looks cheap. The material looks cheap. home decor store?
A: You think so? Jake: Yeah, I just found the lamp we looked
B: Yeah. I think chat's why it's not so at online. It will look great in our new
expensive. You might want to look at apartment. And it's on sale.
brand names. Ben: Oh, good. Listen, can you do me a favor?
A: Brand names? But they're too expensive. Jake: Sure. \\!hat do you need?
B: Not always. Let's see if there's anything Ben: Would you get some pillows for the sofa?
on sale. Jake: No problem. Do you want any
particular color?
4. A: Come over here. There are some
Ben: How about green
great deals.
Jake: Sure. Anything else?
B: Hm ... do you see anything you like?
Ben: \X'ould you mind picking up a mirror, too?
A: How about these? Thev're , 40% off. \\!hat a
Jake: Not at all. Do we need anything else?
bargain.
Ben: Actually ... can you pick up some food? Our
B: But <lo ,vou like them?
fridge is empty.
A: \\fell,I like the price.
B: Maybe, you could find a different design.
A: Yeah, you're right. A different design would LESSON 28
be better. Conversation
B: They're a good value for the money, but Dave: Hi, Helena. Are )'GU busy?
will you wear them? Helena: Noc really. \X:1hat you are doing?
A: Maybe not. They would probably just sic Dave: I'm playing with my new tablet. I just
on the floor of rny closer. Hey! Look here. got i r.
These are 50% offl Helena: I need to gee one of' those. Thev're so cool
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Iookinz.v What do vou'


use it for?
Dave: Lots of things. I mostly use it to store
LESSON 27
photos and watch movies. It's so much
Conversation, Part A
better than rny phone.
Jake: Hello.
Helena: \X'hat is its most interesting feature?
Ben: Hi, Jake. Ir's me, Ben. Are you still at rhe
Dave: The most useful feature is probably
home decor store?
the editing software. I can use it for
Jake: Yeah, I just found the lamp we looked
recording, editing, and sharing my
at online. It will look great in our new
own music.
apartment.
Helena: How fun!
Ben: Oh, good. Listen, can you do me a favor?
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Listening, Part B LESSONS 25-28 ENGLISH IN ACTION
I. This the perfect item for the musician Jill: Thar's all you're packing?
"wannabe" in all of us. Some of us play Casey: Yes. I prefer co pack light.
a musical instrument, but it's not always Jill: OK. \X111at do people usually wear in
practical to carry it around with us. \Xlell, that Australia?
problem is now solved with the Electric Guitar "lorn: It depends. Students generally wear
Bag. This unique bag combines a normal. bag T-shirts and jeans, if it's warm.
with an actual guitar. You can use it to carry Casey: In char case, 1 think I have all the clothes
a laptop, or use it ro relax and relieve stress. I'll need.
If you're feeling stressed, just rock out and Jill: ft might get cold there.
you'll feel better in no rime! Order now for Casey: Bur it will be summer.
just $49.99. Jill: Still. You never know. I have a thick
sweater. You can borrow mine.
2. Do you lii<e Asian food, but find you aren't so Casey: OK. Thanks, Jill.
good with chopsticks? Do you get embarrassed Tom: Do you have boors for hiking?
when you have co ask for a fork in a Chinese Casey: I don't know if I'll go hiking. But I do
or Japanese restaurant? Well, let these five have boors!
pandas in rhe Panda Chopsticks Kir help you. Casey: What do chink? Isn't the design nice?
They are small, plastic, and slippery, so you Tom: I would get something more practical.
get lots of practice trying to pick them up with Jill: I have great hiking boots.
your chopsticks. Use the chopsticks to place Casey: Would you mind ifl borrowed chem?
them in different positions. Just remember nor Jill: Not at all! Let me ger everything.
to ear the pandas. Each sec costs $24.
Casey: I don't know if I'll have room.
Eric: Hi guys! What are you doing?
3. Five plus five equals 20, righc? If you said
Torn: \'{/e're helping Casey pack.
wrong, you are right. With the Wrongularor
Eric: Sounds like run! Do you have a book ro
calculator five plus five might equal 20, 12,
read for the plane?
or 200-anything, but the correct answer of
Casey: No ... bur I have my tablet. I use it to play
ten. Whatever you pm into the \X!rongularnr
games, watch movies, read books ... Just
is guaranteed co produce a wrong answer. You
about everything!
can't use it co get a correct answer, so what
Eric: \Xt'hat if the battery runs out?
would you use this for? Most people just use
Casey: Well ...
it to play tricks on people-to have a laugh.
Frie: See? Then you won't have anything co do.
Thev, mav' give
c
it as a gift to someone in their
Don't worry! I have plenty of books you
office. The cost? Only $7.
can borrow.
4. Here's something for the person who has Casey: OK ...
. everything-a Clone Doll. Gee a perfect Eric: I'll go ger them.
likeness of yourself: The company that makes Tom: OK. And l have some things you will
these dolls rakes a phoro of you in 30 and definitely need including-a first-aid kir.
produces a doll head of you. The process Casey: Right. ..
is not difficult thanks co 3D scanners and Jill: Here Casey!
printers. The doll head is then attached co Casey: Oh! le will be warm there. I don't know l
a variety of doll bodies. Now, what in the need all of chis.
world are these used for? The most popular Jill: Of course ,vou do!
use is for weddings. But it seems some people Casey: OK, thanks Jill.
like to use the dolls co scare ochers! Each doll Eric: Hey Casey! You're going co love these
costs $ J ,800. books! And I found something else you
might need!
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Casey: Huh? Jason: You have? You weren't confused?
Eric: These books are great! And you'll need Maria: No. I thought it was difficult bur not
the snorkel and flippers when you go in confusing.
the water. Jason: Well maybe you can explain it co me.
Casey: Geez. Thanks Eric. Maria: Of course. So, what part exactly?
Eric: No problem!
Tom: Hey Casey. Lucky you! I found 3. Jason: Can you hand. me che remote control?
everything! Maria: \V11y? l thought you liked soccer.
Casey: Oh! Oh, boy: Jason: I love soccer, but I don't think this
march is very exciting. Nothing is
happening.
LESSON 29
Maria: But someone will probably score afrer
Conversation, Part A
you change the channel.
Angela: Let's-pause the movie and get a snack.
Jason: \Xlhar do you think of' this match?
Isn't the movie cxcitinz,"-' Sonva?
,
Maria: It's not exciting, but there isn't
Sonya: Not really. I think it's boring. I feel like
anything else on. W11y don't we watch
the acting isn't very good.
a little more?
Angela: Really?
Jason: 0 K. But I'm gecci ng a snack.
Sonya: Yeah, and to me, the story is kind of
confusing.
Angela: I like it actually. In my opinion, rhc story LESSON 30
is excellent. Conversation, PartA
Sonya: If you ask me,. the story could he better . Zack: Hi Caitlin. It's Zack. Listen, I don't mean
" ,,:

Angela: Then why don't we watch something to gossip, bur did you hear that Joey and
else? I can finish this movie later. Mike goc into an argument?
Sonya: No, no .. that's fine. I do want ro sec how Caitlin: I just heard. Our two best friends ...
it ends. Zack: I don't really know what happened. To
me, they just stopped communicating.
Listening, PartA and B Caitlin: I think so, too. But I feel it's probably
1. Maria: Hey, Jason? Have you read this? more than chat. I think Mike sometimes
Jason: Let's see ... oh, The Case of the lvlissing argued with Joey and rhat bothered him.
Briej(:ase. Yeah. Zack: I'm not sure I really agree. I've seen Joey
Maria: \X'hat did you think of it? judging Mike.
Jason: It's one of my favorite books. A real Caitlin: I just hope they make up or at least
page-turner. stay friends.
Maria: Arc you serious? Zack: l feel the same way. I .er's be sure ro be
Jason: Yeah. I found the story very interesting. there for chem.
l cake it you didn't like it?
Maria: Not at all. I thought it was really, Conversation, Part C
reallv borinz.
I _,
Zack: Hi, Caitlin. It's Zack. Listen, I don't
Jason: Huh. I guess you won't go see the mean to gossip, but did you hear that
movie next year then. Joey and Mike got into an argument?
Maria: No wav. Caitlin: I just heard. Our two best friends ... I feel
;

so bad for them.


2. Jason: Can you help me? Zack: I don't really know what happened. To
Maria: \X'ith what? me, they just stopped communicating.
Jason: Today's homework. I'm finding the Caitlin: I think so, too. But I feel it's probably
assignment confusing. more than that. I think Mike sometimes
Maria: Really? I've already finished it. argued with Joey and that bothered him.
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Zack: I'm not sure I really agree. I've seen Joey but now several pages have awful coffee stains
judging Mike. That wasn't nice. on them. She won't be happy with me at all.
Caitlin: I just hope they make up or at least stay What should I do?
friends. ·
Zack: I feel the same way. Let's be sure to be 4. l ran into an old friend of mine at the train
there for them. station the other day. The last time I saw her
was two years ago. She looked great, and we're
going to get together again for coffee this
LESSON 31
week. The only thing was that when I first ran
Conversation, Part A
into her, I couldn't remember her name. Has
Kevin: I am so embarrassed.
that ever happened to you? Luckily, I don't
Amy: Why? \'Vhat happened?
think she noticed.
Kevin: I thought Sandra's birthday was on Sunday
nighc. Hue it was on Saturday night.
Amy: Oh, no. So, you missed it? LESSON 32
Kevin: What do you think [should do? Conversation, Part A
Amy: I'd just be honest. And definitely ~!alt: l heard something interesting on the news
apologize. I'd make sure co get her a last night before 1 went to bed.
birthday presem, too! Tara: Oh .. yeah? Whar.'s that?
Kevin: What time does the mall close? Walt: It was a story about a woman who gave
awav, several million dollars. r r. was rnoncv,
Listening, PartA and B she inherited from an aunt.
1. l got home a little late last nighc. It was Tara: \\'.low!What did she do with it?
actually my birthday, but I was too busy at Wair: She was watching~ a TV show about nccdv,
work to plan anything. My friend borrowed families. After watching the show, she
my apartmem key yesterday morning. He decided to give all the money away.
said he'd left something there a few days ago, Tara: Amazing.
and wanted to pick it up. Anywav, when I \'Valt: Next, she set up a scholarship program
got home the place was totally dark. When co pay for the education of hundreds of
I turned on the light, a whole bunch of my motivated high school kids. Then she
friends were there and they all shouted, decided to pay for their college tuition, too.
"Surprise! Happy birthday!" Tara: Thar's fantastic. She must be really
generous!
2. Some new people moved into the apartment
next door to me a few weeks ago. Ihaven't Conversation, Part C
met chem yet, and I never sec them anywhere \"Vair: I heard something interesting on the news
around the aparnnenr building. But late last night
'-•
before I went to bed.
~t night I hear some srrange noises coming Tara: Oh, yeah? ~That's char?
from their apartment. It sounds like they're \Vale: It was a story. about a woman who "zave
making something. Sometimes, I hear a sound away several million dollars. Ir was money
as if someone is playing a strange musical she inherited from an aunt.
instrument. \'Vhat would you do if you were me? Tara: Wow! \X'har did she do with it?
\Xf..1.lt: She was watching a TV show about needy
3. I borrowed a book from a friend a few weeks families. After watching the show, she
ago. Ir was a book her mother gave her, and decided to give all the money away. Can
l know she really liked it. Unfortunately, I you believe that?
spilled some coffee on it. I tried to clean it up, Tara: Amazing.
v

117
Next, she set up a scholarship program Casey: Around 3,000 U.S. dollars. What
to pay for the education of hundreds of would you do if you found all that
motivated high school kids. Then she money?
decided 'to pay for their college tuition, too. Torn: WO\v.
Whar a generous person! Jill: Thar's a lot of money.
Tara: That's fantastic. She must be really Maria: Jf I were you, I'd give it co the police.
generous. Tom: I'm not sure I agree. You could stay
ac a nicer hotel!

LESSONS29-32 ENGLISHIN ACTION Jill: I don't know what I would do.

Casey: Hello? Hello? Can you hear me? Eric: l would be honest and give it to

[ill/Maria/: Hi Casev'l the police.


Tom , Maria: I fed exactly the same way.
Casey: .Hi everyone! Casey: 0 K. So, guess whar I did?
Jill: How do you like Sydney? Jill: You kept it!
Casey: T love it! T think it's an amazing city. Tom: You spent it!
Everyone is really nice and the city is Casey: Nope. I did what Eric and Maria
just beautiful. would do and gave it to the police.
Tom: Did you go to Kakadu National Park And guess that?
vet?
;
Jill/Tom/: \'x/hac?
Casey: Not yec. l just got here. Eric/Maria

Maria: How's the weather? Casey: ,l\J:, soon as I turned it in, the man
Casey: It's warm during the day and colder who lost the wallet contacted me!

at night. But l have lots of swearers, Ir turns our char he owns one of the
thanks to Jill. best hotels in Svdnev'
' ;

Jill: Yay! Tom: No way!


Casey: I have to tell you guys something Casey: Yes way! So I get to stay for free!
that happened. Eric: That's awesome!

Maria: Whar happened? Tom: Wow!

Eric: Tell us! Maria: See, it pays to be honest.

'Iom: What? Casey: 1 have co go, 1 have a tour, but I'll see
Jill: Sure! you guys again soon!

Casey: Before Igor to my hotel, I was really Eric/Tom: Bye Casey!

excited. But when J gor co my hotel, Maria: Travel safe!

T felt awful! It was nothing like Jill: Be careful!

the pictures. Tom: Can I see Tommy?

Jill: Oh no! Cascv: Bvc


# I
zuvs'
t.> "

Casey: I complained, but rhey wouldn't give Eric/Torn/: Bye!


Maria/Jill
me my money back.
Maria: That's terrible.
Casey: After that l left to find another hotel.
I was walking around when I noticed
something.
Tom: What? What?
Casey: I found a wallet. There was a lot of
money in it, but no ID.
Eric: How much was it?

118
Vocabulary Index
LESSON l drive LESSON7
family life e-mails buffet restaurant
hobbies engaged cafe
home life garoes cafeteria
interests hiking fa.st-food restaurant
marriage homework fine dining restaurant
money job food cart
personal problems married food court
relationships pet snack bar
school grades singing
social networks
LESSON 8
LESSON 2 swimming
ap perizers
age taxi
apple pie
build CeX[S
chocolate cake
elderly wedding
desserts
yoga
good-looking rrench fries
handsome fried chicken
heavy LESSON 5 main dishes
heicht
b American mashed potarnes
looks Brazilian shrimp cocktail
middle-aged Chinese side dishes
pretty Indian spinach dip
shore Italian spring rolls
tall Japanese steak
thin Korean steamed rice
vounz
' b
Mexican vanilla ice cream
Moroccan vegetable lasagna
LESSON 3 Thai
confident 'Iurkish
LESSON 9
creative Vietnamese
cold
forgetful cough
funny LESSONS drv skin
'
impatient bake fever
omgoing boil fl ll
cake get rest
LESSON 4 fish headache
aerobics frozen dinner ignore the problem
basketball fry sec a doctor
blog grill sore back
bowling meat sore throat
bus microwave srav in bed
busy noodles stomachache
dancing steam cake some medicine
diary vegetables

119
LESSON 10 journalist read
climb stairs nurse shop
dance to music professor sleep in
do chores psychologist watch TV
Follow a workout video science
jump up and down surgeon LESSON18
play an active video game action
rearrange the furn i cure LESSON 14 animated
ride a bike cashier comedy
walk around the neighborhood chef historical drama
doctor horror
LESSON 11 fire fighter romantic comedy
activirv ;
flight attendant science fiction
ballroom dancing pilot thriller
bowlinetJ police officer
calories burned pop singer LESSON 19
ice skating server
beach
racquetball bookstore
running LESSON 15 coffee shop
skiing bloezer library
bb
swimming doesn't need a car mall
rae kwon do film director movie cheater
rai chi flight attendant museum
walking gets long vacations park
homemaker pool
LESSON 12 makes good money theme park
baseball stands all day
basketball travels For free LESSON 20
bowling works on weekends broke down
boxing couldn't find
cvclinz
• 0 LESSON 16 lost track
fishinzb a company's reputation needed to
hockey benefits ran into
indoor sports colleagues stuck in
outdoor sports hours
tennis location LESSON 21
volleyball responsibilities
go shopping
salary
go w museums
LESSON 13 size of the company go to the theatre
ans see historical sights
biologist LESSON17 sec sporting even ts
education char online take photos
fashion designer listen to music take tours
graphic designer play sports try local food
health play video games visit markets

120
LESSON 22 shorts LESSON 30
adventure holiday skin apologize
backpacking trip suit argue
bus tour T-shirt com municate
camping trip uniform forgive
cruise gossip
spa resort LESSON26 judge
brand lie
LESSON 23 color
electricity adaptor comfort LESSON 31
first-aid kit design annoyed
hair dryer material concerned
lock price embarrassed
medicine quality nervous
passport value puzzled
portable stove thrilled
travel pillow LESSON 27 upset
candle worried
LESSON 24 clock
airport curtains LESSON 32
arrive lamp ambitious
boarding pass mirror competitive
depart picture generous
fare pillow honest
first class rug loyal
flight vase modest
gate motivated
luggage LESSON28 sincere
one-way check the weather
platform cer directions
0
price play games
round trip read books
station send e-mails
subway store photos
terminal video char
ticker watch movies
train

LESSON 29
LESSON 25 bored/boring
dress confused/ confusing
dress shirt excited/exciting
Jeans frustrated/ frustrating
running shoes interested/interesting
sandals
scarf

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