New english file. Pre - intermediate. Can't find what you're looking for? Almudena Bellvis. Loading Preview. Download pdf. Then as k them offers. D o the same for ques tions G something, anything, nothing, etc. No, nothing. How did he s pend his wee ke nd? How d id he feel? Practise saying the sente nces. Wh at is the best sum ma ry?
C an you reme m be r the m issing words? W it h a pa rtne r, choose a, b, or c. Learn more b try to make their lives seem more exciting. Pla n your answers. Inter view each other with tbe questions. T ry to guess The next time a friend or colleague tells you about wh ich answe r yo ur partner invented. Which one descr ibes how you feel? W hich one describe th in gs and situatio ns? How do you ay the adjectives? I Do you thi nk Sundays are usually bored I bori?
A person in four invents details about their weekend because they want to impress their friends. When they are asked, 'Did you have a good weekend? So they invent the details. The most common depressi11B? Other common lies were 'I had 6 Do you usually feel relaxed I relax ina at the end of the a romantic meal', 'I went to a party', and 'I went away for the weekend?
Why not? Psychologist Corinne Sweet says that people ever wa tched? G ive don't want to feel that everyone else is having a better time more information if you ca n. She also lO believes that networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter may be encouraging us to invent details about our social lives.
I 6 He's the man lives nex t door to Alice. They're too sma ll. B No, I'm going to do it now. B No, but she's on her way. Let's change channels. B No, never. He lost his job. B Last week. It's too sm a ll. Can you go and o pen it please? I'm not hun gry. B I don't know. Answer the questio ns below. G uess their m eanin g fro m the co ntext. C heck w ith a seeing a film your teacher o r w ith a dictio na ry.
But recently real-life Swedi h police were completely pu11 lcd by a mysterio us crime. Staff at a hoe sho p saw two men stealing at their bo utique. T ick. Also many stores have cut the number of 5 D ask a partner th ree questions abo ut h isfher experiences using ever. But this won't work. G comparative adjectives and adverbs, as Are we living P sentence stress faster? One pa ragraph paragraph. Ca n you remem ber iving faster, t he info rmatio n in th e text?
Singapore, a world business centre, is top of the list Answe r w ith often, sometimes, or never and for fast walkers. These are shorter versions of traditional stories, especially written for busy parents who need to save time.
People aren't as patient as they were in the past. If the lift takes more Do people tell you that you talk too than 15 seconds to arrive, people get very impatient because they quickly? It's exactly the same when an Internet 2 Do you get impatient when other people page does not open immediately. Twitter only allows you to use characters, and now a you feel frustrated when you are behind new social networking site has a limit of just ten words.
Twenty years ago when without doing anything, e. Today they spend much less time - just three seconds! Our cars are faster, but the traffic is worse, so we drive more slowly. We spend more time than ever sitting in our cars, feeling stressed because we f lo- Communication How fast is your life? R ead t he re ults. Are Read the questio ns below a nd think about your a nswers. Do you spend more or less time on these things? Say why. T ick wf if both a rc sitting in traffic tal king to friends shopping eating correct.
What would you years ago. Like to have more time for? Who e li fe has changed 5 We do everything more quickly! G ues what the missing wo rd s are. I'mbusier than.! T he n li ten again a nd w rite one example fo r each ti p. Why no t? It's the most beautiful cit y I've ever been to. W h ich Eu ropean countries a re t he cit ies in? W hat do you know about them? Have you been to any of them? Travel survey gives its verdict on European cities ondon is the dirtiest city in Europe says a new L survey by travel website TripAdvisor, but it has the best public parks and the best nightlife.
T h ink about your country or continent. W hich cities wou ld you c hoose? How do you make the s uperlative of. Learn more about superlatives and practise them. I W hat's the most b eau t iful city you've ever been to? Listen agai n and repeat the quest ions. W hich wo rd s a re stressed? A answer question I wit h a sentence. B ask for more information. Swap roles fo r questio n 2 , etc. In pa irs, a nswer the q ues tio ns. H ow well does Lo nd o n do in each test?
The photo test I W ho d id he a k first? All capital cities 2 W hat did t he person say? The shopping test are unfriendly -t Where wa the tourist sho p? The accident test B ig cities often haYe a reputatio n fo r being 8 W here d id he do the accident test?
Sunday 10 What d id the man say? Times journalist Tim Moore went to four cities, London, c T hink abo ut th e n ea rest big city to w he re yo u live.
Rome, Paris, and. What do yo u rork, to find out if this is thi n k wo uld happen? Is it a fr ie ndly c ity? He went d ressed as a foreign tourist and d id three not very scientific! Compar e with a partner. Did he f ind someon e t o do it? Did the shop assistant give back the extra money? Write a Ti m pretended t o fa ll over in th e stre et.
Did anybody descri ptio n o f the place where yo u Live. Read abo ut w hat happe ned in ew Yo rk, Pa r i , and Ro m e. Does it chan ge w hat you think about your a nswers to the questionnaire? Look at the highlighted words related to health a nd the body. Match them to a picture Do you drink coffee? How many cups do you drink a day? What time do you drink your last cup of the day? How much time do you spend a day in the sun? How much time do you spend a week playing them?
What kind of chocolate 4 5 do you prefer- milk, white, or dark? How many hours a day do you watch TV COFFEE We all know that a cup of coffee helps to wake you up in the morning, but several studies show that drinking coffee helps to prevent some illnesses like diabetes and Parkinson's disease.
Expert s say that you can safely drink three cups of espresso during the day, bur if you drink too much coffee it can make you feel anxious or keep you awake at night. But on the other hand, not spending enough time in the sun is also bad for you, as sunlight helps us to produce vitamin D. This vitamin is important for strong bones and a healthy immune system, and it also makes people feel happier. Nowadays many people don't get enough sunlight because they wear sunscreen all the time, especially on their faces.
However, don't spend too long in the sun- 15 minutes a day without sunscreen is a healthy amount, and not at midday.
But in fact some studies show that these games can help us learn important skills. It seems that computer games stimulate the brain and that people who often play them are probably better at solving problems and making quick decisions. But don't spend too many hours in front of the computer- not more than about two hours a day. Practise say ing the word s. Ca n you remember Listen to a radio programme a nd check your a nswers. Answe r the q uest io ns.
I What docs chocolate have in commo n with red wine? Why is this good for us? Practi e ay ing th e words. In Do you think you? Say why the o ther one is w ro ng. A less than you need o r than is good fo r you B mo re than you need o r than is good fo r you c Look agai n at the sentences with enouBh. W hat's the positio n of e11ou8h a with a no un b with an adjecti ve?
Learn more about qu antifiers, too, and not enouBh and practise them. Answer the que t io ns. What's the problem with Rob's trai ners? Liste n and repeat the phrases. A Why don't you get a bike? B That's a good idea, but I'm only here for a month. A Why don't you come and play basketball? B That's a great idea! A You have prob lems remernbering Engli sh vocabu lary. Tell B. B Make two suggestio ns. A Respond. B You a re a foreigner in A's country. You have problems meeting new people. Complete the You H ear phra es.
Do you have these in an eight? Just a , I'll go and check. Here you are, these are an eight. No, thanks. I'm sure they'll be Do you want to them on? How much are they? Yes, but there's an added Oh, OK. Do you take MasterCard? Can I help you? Yes, I bought these about half an hour ago. Yes, I remember. Is there a? Yes, I'm afraid they're too small. What are they? They're an eight. But I t ake a UK eight. I Rob went to Boston I Brooklyn. Oh right. Yes, a UK eight is a US nine.
Do you have a pair? I'll go and check. Just a minute. I'm , but we don't have these in a nine. But we do have these and 4 She wants to go runnin g w ith h im at they're the price. Or you can Erm Do you have Yes, here you are. Can you remember any of th e missing word s? Rob Have you a good day? Jenny Oh, you. Rob Can we it a bit later? Rob , seven forty-five?
Jenny make it seven fifteen. A You're a custOmer. You bought some jean ye terd ay. B You're a hop assi tant. You don't have the sa me jea n in A' ize.
Offer A a di fferent pair or a refund. B You're a customer. You bought some boot yesterday. They're too D make suggestions to do something mall. D take something you have bought back to A You're a shop assi tant. You don't have the a me boors i n B' i ze. You'll fail. She'll She'll miss She'll miss t he t rain. It'll It'll rain It'll rain tomorrow.
They'll They'll fail They'll fail the exam. C an you hea r the diffe re nce? W hich f is h is a n o ptimist? He won't pay you back. They'll be late. You won't pass. They'll lose.
You won't underst and a word. You'll break your leg. Re peat t he res po nse. A book o pen read the You Say 3 I'm having my first phrases. B book closed ay the A P essimist Say s skiing lesson today.
T hen swap roles. Do they 5 I'm going to see a film refer to t he present o r the future? W ith a partner 7 We're meeting Anna ma ke positive predictio ns to res po nd to t he You Say and Daniel at 7.
Caller 5 Try to u e when you peak to other people. Write d own any extra info rmatio n you hear. Which tips do you th ink are useful? D o you have a ny tips of your own? Which of yo u is mo re o ptimi sti c? But it is not only Dr House who is a pessimist. Hugh laurie, the actor who plays him, is a pessimist too. Even after seven series he still feels pessimistic Do you think No more. He recently went to New better job in the future?
But of course he doesn't think that people message from someone will like it. Mark the sentences T true o r p Responding to predictions 1hope so. I 1hope not. F fa lse. I think so. I I don't thi nk so.
I Hugh Laurie always thinks the worst w ill happen. I doubt it. I Perhaps. House M. Definitely not. I think the weather 5 People often try to ma ke him feel happier. Do you like What do you thin k the m issing phra ses are? In which o ne does somebody Anything else? Play the game. Which syllable are they tressed o n? Put them in the right column. Do I press Yes or No? I promise! Well, hurry up. I can't wait much longer. A Just one more kiss Ta lk to a partner.
I When do you t hin k people say them? L 2 W hat do you t hink t hey a ll have in commo n? I'll do it later. J I'm going to work. I'm goi ng back to work. Please see iTutor tab for further details, features and benefits. Includes all Workbook audio, self-assessment tests, instant answers and Study Link references to the relevant Grammar Bank pages of the Student's Book. English File Pronunciation App for smartphones gives students access to pronunciation practice anytime, anywhere.