Better ways to learn
1 a . False- Indeed these surveys show that over 70% of students probably dont need study more
b FALSE: “For instance, rather than sitting at the same desk studying for hours,changing the scenery will create new associations in your brain and make it easier to recall information later.
3. a) notion b) potential c) associations d) enhaces
4. a) studying b ) unless y stressing c)trying d) her students had written a summary of the lesson for their last exam
How would we live in a world without oil?
1a FALSE: “With the overwhelming majority of the oil we produce devoted to powering our vehicles, [the impact on getting around would be most dramatic].”
b FALSE: “A complete extinction of oil would lead to a rapid breakdown of society, desperation, lawlessness, wars and untold suffering.”
3 a right away b utensils c breakdown dlawlessness
4 a growing than b found,significantly c without not only d what ran
How Would We Live in a World Without Oil?
1 a) FALSE: “With the overwhelming majority of the oil we produce devoted to powering our vehicles, [the impact on getting around would be most dramatic].”
b) FALSE: “A complete extinction of oil would lead to a rapid breakdown of society, desperation, lawlessness, wars and untold suffering.” Question
3. a) right away b) utensils c) breakdown d) lawlessness Question
4 a) growing ,than b) found , significantly c) without ,not only d) What ,ran
Cup of tea?
1 a False. “And despite the increase in coffee houses, tea remains their preferred beverage.”
b False. “Although it dates back to the third millennium BC in China, it wasn’t until the mid-17th century that the beverage made its appearance in England.” 3 a wealthy b mild c increased d consoles 4 a when should b has become // for c making//so d having some tea
Do aliens really exist?
1 a FALSE: “Each show will have several different storylines happening at once that continue over several shows.”
b FALSE:“And we should not forget Emmerdale, which is set on a farm in Yorkshire, in the north of England.”
3 decipct, at once, continue, happen
4 often, every // who , without// watching, what // leaving, had watched
Use or abuse of technology
1 False: “He warned that we are becoming more and more anti-social and we are moving away from face-to-face conversations because of technology.”
b False: “Dr. Cassidy linked the increasing cases of Internet and social media addiction among youngsters with problems in mental and physical development.”
3 almost, finding, because of, linked
4 wich, in // could not communicate, did not exist// getting, had been using// should not have been sent off for printing yet
air conditioned clothes in japan
a TRUE: ...Japanese company "Kuchofuku", meaning air-conditioned clothing in Japanese, (has invented a must for hot summers: the “Kuchofuku” jacket.)
b FALSE: The shirts and jac kets are far from fashionable, (but demand for them is soaring because they are not just economical.)
3 reduce, entire, goal, expaned
4 by, wore // in, to, greatly// whose // thought, buying
cell phone jammer
1 TRUE: "I guess I'm taking the law into my own hands and, quite frankly, I'm proud of it", he added (lines 13-14)
FALSE: "Police reported that other people in the New Jersey and New York area are using them as well." (lines 19-21)
3 fine, fed up with, bother, such as
4 using, be considered// what , were bothered// better, up// had used cell phones ever since she started
1 FALSE: “Significantly, the platform has developed an examination process, which means that online learners can graduate from an EdX course with a certificate and a grade”
FALSE: “It is well-known that many leading institutions, including Oxford and Cambridge, are absent from a list of 17 universities that have signed up to give away their course content online”.
3. Struggle, however, supersede, required
4 had offered, would have taken // in, to // are admitted, unless// what he would like to do when he finished high school
fish and chips
1 FALSE. “and while American English calls them french fries, the combination is still called "fish and chips" ” (paragraph 2)
TRUE. “This fried fish became popular in London and the south‐east in the middle of the 19th century, while in the North of England an industry of deep‐fried "chipped" potatoes developed”(paragraph 3)
2. Is, was only produced// could eat, did not ration
3 to some by , in
1 False: Arriving as ordinary unripe bananas from the Philippines, ("Mozart bananas" are in for a surprise.)True: "Mozart bananas", which made their debut last July, are more expensive than ordinary bananas, but sales are sky-rocketing.
3 back, sky-rocketing, beverages, regular
4. Thought, heard, listening// it, on // than // since, best
the decline of once upon a time
TRUE: “According to a poll of mums and dads with under-sevens, 36 per cent of parents never pick up a book with their little ones”.
TRUE: “…the vast majority of parents were told bedtime stories regularly when they were Little”.
3. Nearly, teamed up, create, key
4. Told, going // is considered, between, the better// than // they appreciated how importan it was for the parents and kids to spend quality time together
the key to choosing
TRUE: "Choosing a career path is usually a confusing and stressing experience".
TRUE: "You can begin by choosing a career that fits well with your skills and values"
2 part 2// part3.4
3 confusing, fits, reach, new venture
4 are motivated// best, have ever read // for about // where // to choose a job she loved
1True. Consumers who go to the shops are rewarded with discounts of up to 80%, as department stores join the sales frenzy
3. Pick up, continue, keenest, rearded
4 better, are reduced// were, how// going, since// what she had bought for peter
earthquake hit britain
FALSE. It was felt in a large area across the country too, from as far north as Edinburgh in Scotland to as far south as Plymouth on the south coast of England
FALSE. The earthquake was felt by a lot of people, but it surprisingly caused very little structural damage to property.
3 unusual, collpased, surprised, learn
4 the most important, one // are measured, which // destroyinh, what she had seen after the earthquake
pedal your way to a free
1 FALSE. The plan will be launched for the first time on 19 April and run for a year, (the hotel says).
3. Reduce, roughly, just since
4 are invited, produce, are given// began// driving, easier, by// wasting
women and sustainability
1 TRUE: (What is more important,) women have strong partnerships with local communities.
3 empowe, drawn, appear, goods
4 often// buying, in, greater// was invited, which// had not obtained, would not have got
young da vinci
1 TRUE: "His father was stern and distant with him"
FALSE: "Piero da Vinci didn't know what to do about his son, Leonardo"
3 ran , talent, famous, stunned
4. What, had had// from,left// as, older // not to stop practising until he learnt how to paint
Better Ways to Learn
a) FALSE: “Indeed, these surveys show that over 70 % of students probably don’t need to study more – just more effectively.”
b) FALSE: “For instance, rather than sitting at the same desk studying for hours, changing the scenery will create new associations in your brain and make it easier to recall information later.” Question
3 a) notion b) potential c) associations d) enhances Question
4 a) studying,since b) Unless, stressful c) much, trying d) The teacher wanted to know if his / her students had written a summary of the lesson for their last exam.