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Oxford University Press. New English File Elementary. 1 ... teacher pupils, classroom, school journalist interview, writing, newspaper taxi driver passenger, traffic,.

Answer Key 2 li st en i n g


London Los Angeles plane fly Singapore flight schoolchildren passengers

1 r e ad i n g b

1 F 2 ? 3 T 4 F 5 T 6 F 7 T 8 ?

b 1 The speaker is a pilot. 2 schoolchildren is the odd-one-out (it is not related to flying)



Speaker 1 Speaker 2 Speaker 3 Speaker 4

1 8 2 80 3 9.00 4 €550 5 in a hotel

1 Dabrowska 2 Polish 3 36 4 [email protected] 5 71 339 7890

3 r e ad i n g & s p eaki n g


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2 l i sten i n g

1 45 2 10% 3 6 4 527 million 5 328

a 1 F 2 ? 3 F 4 T 5 T 6 F 7 ? 8 T 9 ? 10 F



1 c 2 a 3 c 4 b 5 c


1 v o c ab u l ary b teacher

pupils, classroom, school


interview, writing, newspaper

taxi driver

passenger, traffic, driving


airport, flight, plane

hotel receptionist bill, guest, room travel agent



booking, beach, holiday

1 reading a 1b,  2a,  3c,  4b,  5b,  6b,  7c,  8a

2 l i s ten i n g & s p ea k i n g a 1f,  2a,  3h,  4c,  5g,  6b,  7e,  8d


1 1981 2 1935 3 2002 4 1957 5 1994 6 1945 7 1970 8 1960

c 1d,  2h,  3b,  4e,  5j,  6a,  7i,  8g,  9f, 10c

d 1 soundtrack 2 credits 3 plots 4 set 5 producer 6 director 7 extra 8 cast 9 screenplay 10 editor

5 1 r e a d i n g a 1b,  2c,  3b,  4b

1 r ead i n g & s p ea k i n g a

1 Irish. 2 Carols by Candlelight. 3 plum pudding. 4 Yes. 5 New Year’s Eve and the celebrations that happen on this day in Scotland. 6 A plant with red leaves, used as a Christmas decoration in some countries.


b 1 An International Student Identity Card. It gives you discounts on transport and accommodation in Europe. 2 An InterRail pass is a train ticket that allows unlimited second class travel in about 30 countries in Europe and North Africa for a specific period of time. 3 You can stay in youth hostels, or travel by train overnight and sleep on the train.

1 clay,  2 lantern,  3 shelter,  4 wren, 5 holly,  6 coal

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4 The benefits of travelling by InterRail are that you can create your own itinerary; decide how long you want to stay in a particular place, change your plans as you go, decide whether you want to travel by a fast or slow train. 5 You should take a guidebook, a rucksack, local currency (if the country doesn’t use the Euro), and suitable clothes depending on the country’s climate.

b 1 warm beer, cricket, tea and sandwiches, and the Royal Family 2 trendy, hip, and happening 3 He’s an artist famous for preserving animals in formaldehyde. 4 images of the Royal Family, red buses, black taxis, and cooked English breakfasts 5 It’s a mixture of both.


2 l i sten i n g She says: 3, 4, and 5 She doesn't say: 1 (She lives in Rome not Milan); 2 (She speaks French not Spanish.); or 6 (She’s leaving in September not June).

3 r e ad i n g & s p eaki n g a

1 c 2 c 3 b 4 c 5 a 6 a 7 b


1 F 2 F 3 T 4 F 5 T 6 F 7 F 8 T

1 li st en i n g Emma Watches TV. Goes to the gym. Meets friends in the local pub. Goes to the cinema. Rents DVDs. James Goes to the pub. Plays pool. Plays football at weekends. Goes to watch football matches. Rajiv Plays guitar in a band. Play in local pubs and clubs. Goes swimming in summer. They all go to the pub.

2 r ead i n g a 1 popular,  2 tired,  3 demand,  4 pictures,  5 temperature,  6 table, 7 games,  8 organize

c Student’s own answers. See assessment criteria.

6 1 l i sten i n g & s p eaki n g a 1c,  2b,  3c,  4c,  5c,  6b,  7a,  8c,  9b, 10b

2 r e ad i n g & s p eaki n g a The article is about Britain and the attempt to re-brand its image from being traditional to being cool.

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6 You can play pub games like darts, billiards, pool, cards, dominoes, and skittles. You can take part in a quiz or sing karaoke. You can watch big sporting events on TV. You can listen to live music and concerts.

3 r e a d i n g & s p ea k i n g a


1 v o c a b u l a r y

1 hotter 2 more beautiful 3 worst 4 happiest 5 most dangerous

2 r e a d i n g a Sample answers Examples of diversity in American life are: race, nationalities, language, politics, food and cuisine, leisure activities, geography, weather conditions

1 landlord,  2 illiterate,  3 soft,  4 cider,  5 pickle,  6 gourmet 1 Pub is short for public house. 2 In Roman times. 3 In 1393, King Richard said all landlords had to put signs outside their pubs. The signs contained pictures as most people couldn’t read or write. 4 You can eat snacks, traditional food like ploughman’s lunch, scampi, chicken and chips and also gourmet food. 5 British beer is called bitter and is served at room temperature. Lager is lighter in colour and served cold.

1 T 2 F 3 T 4 F 5 F 6 T 7 T 8 F




1 b 2 b 3 c 4 b 5 c 6 b

c 1 2000 2 The melting pot means immigrants mix into US culture and throw away their own customs, while the salad bowl means they integrate without losing their own cultural identity. 3 A combination of two different types of cuisine 4 Hawaii 5 Around 700,000

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5 l i sten i n g & s p eaki n g a Where is he/she from? Joseph






What does he/she love most about the USA? To give his children The friendliness of the opportunities he didn’t have people To earn more money as a The fact there is no real doctor class system Why did he/she move there?

To finish his studies

What does he/she miss the most? Open space and sunsets Vibrant colours Family, friends and German beer!

The live jazz music

9 7 1 r e ad i n g



Lead actor / actress


Mehki Phifer and Yes Josh Hartnett

a 1a, 2a, 3b, 4d, 5b, 6d

b 1 On the south bank of the river Thames in London. 2 Flags were used as advertising. Colour coding was also used - a black flag meant a tragedy, white a comedy, and red a history. 3 Totus mundus agit histrionem - the whole world is a playhouse. Re-worded by Shakespeare in As you like it to ‘All the world’s a stage’. 4 A Quarto text was a ‘stolen’ version of a play. These versions were obtained by someone attending a play and copying the lines the actors spoke. The play would then be performed in another theatre. Copyright did not exist in Elizabethan times. 5 To take advantage of daylight as there was no artificial lighting.


1 1564 2 Anne 3 actors 4 River Thames 5 Hamlet

3 r e ad i n g & s p eaki n g 1 Ran 2 O 3 O, She’s the Man

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Did the critic enjoy it?

She’s the Man Ran Romeo + Juliet

Amanda Bynes


Tatsuya Nakadai Leonardo DiCaprio


Test 1 L i sten i n g a

1 c 2 b 3 b 4 c 5 b

b 6 29 7 separated 8 video editor 9 travelling 10 attractive

2 Re ad i n g a 1 T 2 T 3 F 4 F 5 ? 6 T 7 F 8 F 9 F 10 ?


1 c 2 b 3 a 4 a 5 c

W r i t i n g G u i d e l i ne s Task completion The task is fully completed and the answer easy to understand. 4 marks Grammar The student uses appropriate structures to achieve the task. Minor errors do not obscure the meaning. 3 marks Vocabulary The student uses a sufficient range of words and phrases to communicate the message clearly. 3 marks

S p e a k i n g G u i d e l i ne s

Interactive communication The student communicates effectively with his/her partner, asking and answering simple questions, and where necessary initiating conversation, and responding. The student uses appropriate strategies to complete the task successfully. Grammar and Vocabulary The student uses a sufficient range of vocabulary and structure to communicate clearly. Minor occasional errors do not impede communication. Pronunciation The student’s intonation, stress, and articulation of sounds make the message clear and comprehensible.

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