Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 1 ... - WordPress.com

163 downloads 419 Views 573KB Size Report
Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet. Cutting Edge Companion Website www. longman-elt.com/cuttingedge. Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education ...

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 1 – Where are you from? People and places 1

2

3

4

Put the letters in the right order to make the names of countries. a

AEGLDNN

It’s England __________.

b

CFNRAE

It’s _________________.

c

AINPS

____________________.

d

PONLDA

____________________.

e

AARGENNTI

____________________.

Match the famous people with the countries they are from. a

Nelson Mandela

( ) the UK

b

Sylvester Stallone

( ) Brazil

c

Ronaldo

( ) Italy

d

Sophia Loren

(a) South Africa

e

Paul McCartney

( ) the USA

Use the information from Exercise 2 to write sentences. a

Nelson Mandela is from South Africa.

b

_____________________________________________________________________

c

_____________________________________________________________________

d

_____________________________________________________________________

e

_____________________________________________________________________

Complete the dialogue below. a

What’s your _______________? My name’s Sylvester Stallone.

b

Where _______________ from? I’m from the USA.

c

_______________ are you? I’m 54 years old.

d

_________________________________? I’m an actor.

e

_________________________________? Yes, I am married.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 1 – Where are you from? People and places Teacher’s notes This worksheet is designed to be used once students have completed pages 8-12. 1

2

a

AEGLDNN

It’s England.

b

CFNRAE

It’s France.

c

AINPS

It’s Spain.

d

PONLDA

It’s Poland.

e

AARGENNTI

It’s Argentina.

a

Nelson Mandela

(e) the UK

b

Sylvester Stallone

(c) Brazil

c

Ronaldo

(d) Italy

d

Sophia Loren

(a) South Africa

e

Paul McCartney

(b) the USA

a

Nelson Mandela is from South Africa.

b

Sylvester Stallone is from the USA.

c

Ronaldo is from Brazil.

d

Sophia Loren is from Italy.

e

Paul McCartney is from the UK.

a

What’s your name? My name’s Sylvester Stallone.

b

Where are you from? I’m from the USA.

c

How old are you? I’m 54 years old.

d

What’s your job? I’m an actor.

e

Are you married? Yes, I am married.

3

4

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 2 – My family tree Family vocabulary 1

Read the letter from Gabrielle and write the names in her family tree below. Hi! My name’s Gabrielle. I’m writing because I hope we can be friends. I’m from Nottingham in England. I’m twenty-three years old. My boyfriend and I are students. We’ve got a lovely puppy called Lady. My family isn’t in Nottingham. They are in London. I have a small family. I’ve got one brother and one sister, Paul and Annie. Paul is married. He and his wife, Christina, have a baby called Jonathan. He is only ten months old. Annie is married as well but Tom, her husband, does not want to have children. He is a writer and needs lots of concentration and silence to work. My parents, Beth and Joe, are happy with only one grandchild. How about you? Love, Gabrielle Cotterill

Gabrielle’s family tree:

2

Look at the famous families on pages 20 and 21. Which one is your favourite? Tell your partner why.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 2 – The family tree Family vocabulary Teacher’s notes This exercise is best done after students have completed the family tree task on page 22. The completed family tree should look like this:

Beth

Christina

Joe

Paul

Annie

Gabrielle

Jonathan

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Tom

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 3 – Life in my country Looking at life and daily routine in a country 1

2

How much do you know about British life? Are the sentences below true (T) or false (F)? a

British people usually work from 9 to 5. ( )

b

The shops open from 9 to 5, too. ( )

c

The shops never open for lunch. ( )

d

Children start school at 9, as well. ( )

e

Children attend school from 4 years old to 16 or 18. ( )

f

British people always go home for lunch. ( )

g

British people never have dinner. ( )

h

British people like gardens. ( )

i

British people usually live in flats. ( )

j

Pubs close at 11 pm. ( )

How much do you know about the routine of a Czech person? Read Pavel’s routine and number the sentences in the correct order: ( ) Then he goes back home by bus. ( ) He takes a shower first thing in the morning. ( ) He goes to bed at 10.30. ( ) Then he has bread and cheese for breakfast. ( ) He leaves his house at 7 o’clock to go to work. ( ) Pavel usually gets up at 6.30. ( ) He works until 4 pm. ( ) He always has lunch at his work canteen, never at home. ( ) At home, he cooks his dinner. ( ) It takes Pavel about half an hour to get to work by bus.

3

Copy Pavel’s routine below in the right order: ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 3 – Life in my country Looking at life and daily routine in a country Teacher’s notes These exercises should be done after students have completed pages 26 and 27. 1 a

British people usually work from 9 to 5. (T)

b

The shops open from 9 to 5, too. (T)

c

The shops never open for lunch. (F)

d

Children start school at 9, as well. (T)

e

Children attend school from 4 years old to 16 or 18. (T)

f

British people always go home for lunch. (F)

g

British people never have dinner. (F)

h

British people like gardens. (T)

i

British people usually live in flats. (F)

j

Pubs close at 11 pm. (T)

2 ( 8) Then he goes back home by bus. ( 2) He takes a shower first thing in the morning. (10) He goes to bed at 10.30. ( 3) Then he has bread and cheese for breakfast. ( 4) He leaves his house at 7 o’clock to go to work. ( 1) Pavel usually gets up at 6.30. ( 7) He works until 4 pm. ( 6) He always has lunch at his work canteen, never at home. ( 9) At home, he cooks his dinner. ( 5) It takes Pavel about half an hour to get to work by bus. 3 Pavel usually gets up at 6.30. He takes a shower first thing in the morning. Then he has bread and cheese for breakfast. He leaves his house at 7 o’clock to go to work. It takes Pavel about half an hour to get to work by bus. He always has lunch at his work canteen, never at home. He works until 4 pm. Then he goes back home by bus. At home, he cooks his dinner. He goes to bed at 10.30.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 4 – A new friend Describing people’s interests Read this short letter from Elise to her parents about a new friend called Peter she has met on the Internet. Dear Mum and Dad, I have got a new friend on the Internet called Peter. He comes from Newcastle, a town in the north of England. He is twenty-four years old and a student at Cambridge University. He studies French and Italian there. He loves Spanish food and eats out with friends often. He also loves listening to music and going to the theatre in his free time. Once a month he goes to his favourite nightclub with his friends. He likes using the Internet to chat to people. He doesn’t like cats. I hope he writes again soon! Lots of love, Elise Look at the information below about Elise. Write a letter in the box from Peter to his parents describing Elise’s interests. Elise

25

J Italian food

lives in São Paulo, Brazil

university student

¤ listening to pop music

goes dancing – every weekend

J meeting new people

studies English

¤ going to the cinema L dogs

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 4 – A new friend Describing people’s interests Teacher’s notes This exercise should be done after covering page 36. Laura’s email on that page also gives an example of the kind of sentences students should be writing.

Dear Mum and Dad, I have got a new friend on the Internet called Elise. She’s twenty-five years old and lives in São Paulo in Brazil. She’s a university student and she studies English. She likes Italian food. She loves listening to pop music and going to the cinema in her free time. She goes dancing every weekend and likes meeting new people. She doesn’t like dogs. I hope she writes again soon! Lots of love, Peter

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 5 – Travelling from A to B Transport vocabulary Read the descriptions below and write what they are. Choose an answer for each one from the box.

aeroplane ticket easily

taxi queue How far?

bicycle traffic How long?

traffic jam journey means of transport platform return ticket

crowded safely

1

_________________________ It means many people together.

2

_________________________ It’s when people stand one after the other when they are waiting for a bus.

3

_________________________ It’s where the train stops for passengers to get on and off.

4

_________________________ It’s the piece of paper that you buy to travel. You need to show it to be able to use buses, trains and aeroplanes.

5

_________________________ It’s the question you ask to know the length of a trip or of your wait.

6

_________________________ They are all the possible ways of travelling, for example, by car, motorbike or bus.

7

_________________________ It’s the ticket you can use to go to a place and then come back.

8

_________________________ It’s the question you ask to know the distance between two places.

9

_________________________ This word describes the way you can do something which is not difficult.

10 _________________________ This word describes the way you can do something which is not dangerous. Tell your partner about transport in your home town/city. Use these three questions to help you: 1

What type of transport do you use – car, bike, bus, train or underground?

2

How long does it take to get from your house to the city centre?

3

Do you have any problems getting to the centre? For example, are there many traffic jams or queues?

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 5 – Travelling from A to B Transport vocabulary Teacher’s notes This exercise should be completed after covering pages 39-45. 1

Crowded It means many people together.

2

Queue It’s when people stand one after the other when they are waiting for a bus.

3

Platform It’s where the train stops for passengers to get on and off.

4

Ticket It’s the piece of paper that you buy to travel. You need to show it to be able to use buses, trains and aeroplanes.

5

How long? It’s the question you ask to know the length of a trip or of your wait.

6

Means of transport They are the possible ways of travelling, for example, by car, motorbike or bus.

7

Return ticket It’s the ticket you can use to go to a place and then come back.

8

How far? It’s the question you ask to know the distance between two places.

9

Easily This word describes the way you can do something which is not difficult.

10 Safely This word describes the way you can do something which is not dangerous.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman-elt.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 6 – Favourite foods A. Group the words below according o their plural formation. Look at pages 4850 for help. banana vegetable potato

apple nut grape

-s

orange cherry sausage

roll pizza fry

biscuit cake peach

-es

mango chip tomato

-ies

B. How often do you eat them? Write sentences below. Example: I eat an apple everyday.

_________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet C. Which is the odd word out? Look at page 144 for help. 1. _______________ cheese

1kg

a slice

100g

2. _______________ coffee a slice 500g a cup 3. _______________ cereal a box

a tube

a bowl

a bottle a spoon a spoon

4. _______________ ice-cream a scoop a box a jar

1kg

5. _______________ coke a can a bottle

a glass

a piece

D. How much do you usually have in a day of the following? Fill in the table, then ask a friend. You

Your friend

Milk Soup Coffee Meat Butter Cereal Jam Juice Coke Yoghurt Sugar Cheese

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 6 – Teacher’s notes A. Group the words below according o their plural formation. Look at pages 4850 for help. -s bananas vegetables apples nuts grapes oranges sausages rolls pizzas biscuits cakes chips

-es potatoes peaches tomatoes mangoes

-ies cherries fries

B. How often do you eat them? Write sentences below.

You could ask your students to do this exercise in pairs. C. Which is the odd word out? Look at page 144 for help. 1. a bottle

2. a slice 3. a tube 4. a jar 5. a piece D. How much do you usually have in a day of the following? Fill in the table, then ask a friend.

Your students could do this in pairs or as a walkabout activity, asking as many students as they can. Whichever way you choose to use it, as they are speaking, move around the classroom making a note of any errors the students make – and good examples, too. You can use this in a later class as revision as an error correction activity.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 7 – Important dates A. Look at pages 61 and 63 in order to write the dates below. 20.7.69__________________________________________________________________ 28.2.75__________________________________________________________________ 22.10.44_________________________________________________________________ 9.11.40__________________________________________________________________ 16.10.70_________________________________________________________________ 30.11.86_________________________________________________________________ 3.3.90___________________________________________________________________ 12.9.97__________________________________________________________________ 15.7.00__________________________________________________________________ 31.4.01__________________________________________________________________

B. Read the paragraph below and select the dates in exercise A which relate to these important events in my life:

I was born on_____________________________________________________________ I finished school on ________________________________________________________ I started my first job on_____________________________________________________ I moved to the USA on ____________________________________________________ I got married on __________________________________________________________

I was born on the night that the first man stepped on the moon. I started school when I was 6 years old in 1975. In my country we attend school for eleven years. I started my first job four years after I finished school. Then I moved to the States when I was 28 years old. I got married on the last year of the last millenium – some people think this was the first year of the new millenium.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet C. Write the important dates in your life: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________

D. Why are they important for you? _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 7 Teacher’s notes A. Look at pages 61 and 63 in order to write the dates below. 20.7.69 - twentieth of July nineteen sixty-nine 28.2.75 - twenty-eighth February nineteen seventy-five 22.10.44 - twenty-second October nineteen forty-four 9.11.40 - ninth November nineteen forty 16.10.70 - sixteenth October nineteen seventy 30.11.86- thirtieth November nineteen eighty-six 3.3.90- third March nineteen ninety 12.9.97- twelfth September nineteen ninety-seven 15.7.00 - fifteenth July two thousand 31.4.01 - thirty-first April two thousand and one

B. Select the dates in exercise A which relate to these important events in my life: I was born on 20.7.69 I finished school on 30.11.86 I started my first job on 3.3.90 I moved to the USA on 12.9.97 I got married on 15.7.00

C. Write the important dates in your life: D. Why are they important for you? For parts C and D, get your students to work in groups to discuss the important dates in their lives. This can be followed up with a writing task for homework.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 8 - Inventors A. Who invented the World Wide Web? What can you remember about him?

Invention

World wide web

Name

___________________________________________________________________

Age

___________________________________________________________________

Nationality

___________________________________________________________________

School

___________________________________________________________________

University

___________________________________________________________________

Job

___________________________________________________________________

Address ___________________________________________________________________

B. What questions can you ask to get the information above? Invention

What was the invention?

Name

___________________________________________________________________

Age

___________________________________________________________________

Nationality

___________________________________________________________________

School

___________________________________________________________________

University

___________________________________________________________________

Job

___________________________________________________________________

Address ___________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet C. You are now going to ask your teacher about the inventor. Is it possible to use the questions your wrote in exercise B? Were your answers correct?

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet D. Use the questions above to get information about another inventor. You can ask your family and/or friends. Write your questions and the answers. _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 8 Teacher’s notes A. Who invented the World Wide Web? What can you remember about him? (page 58 of the student’s book) 1. invention: World Wide Web (WWW) 2. name: Tim Berners-Lee 3. age: 4. 45nationality: British

5. school: in London 6. university: Oxford 7. job: in a computer company 8. address: Massachusetts, USA

B. What questions can you ask to get the information above? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

What was his invention? / What did he invent? What’s his name? / What’s he called? How old is he? Where’s he from? / Where was he born? Where did he study? Which university did he study at? / Which university did he go to? What’s his job? / What’s his occupation? / What does he do? Where does he live? / What’s his address?

C. You are now going to ask your teacher about the inventor. Is it possible to use the questions your wrote in exercise B? Were your answers correct?

1. What’s his full name?

7. When did he finish university?

His full name’s Tim Berners- Lee. 2.How old is he? He is about 45 years old. 3.Where was he born? He was born in England. 4.Where did he go to school? He went to school in London. 5. Which university did he go to? He studied at Oxford University. 6. What did he study? He studied Physics.

He finished university in 1976. 8.What was his first job? His first job was with a computer company in Dorset, England. 9. When did he move to the USA? He moved to the USA in 1994. 10. Where does he live in the USA? He lives in Massachusetts, USA. 11. What did he invent? He invented the World Wide Web.

For this exercise, explain that you will only answer correctly formed questions. Make a note of the ‘correct’ questions on the board so that students can correct any mistakes. D. Use the questions above to get information about another inventor. You can ask your family and/or friends. Please write your questions and the answers you get. This could be set as homework or could be done in pairs in class. You could ask them to search on the web for famous inventors. Go to a search engine, like www.google.com and type in the key words ‘famous inventors’ or ‘famous inventions’.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 9 – Fame A. Write a list of famous things/people in your country. Look at pages 73-77 for examples. 1. singer:

________________

10. department store: ________________

2. car:

________________

11. hotel:

________________

3. motorbike:

________________

12. city:

________________

4. watch:

________________

13. film:

________________

5. drink:

________________

14. university:

________________

6. song:

________________

15. word:

________________

7. businessman:

________________

16. market:

________________

17. shop:

________________

8. painter:

________________

9. politician:

________________

B. Which adjectives can you use to describe the things/people in exercise A? Choose three adjectives for each.

fast

________________

sweet

________________

old

________________

popular

________________

small

________________

rich

________________

ugly

________________

busy

________________

cheap

________________

tall

________________

slow

________________

successful

________________

good

________________

lively

________________

uncomfortable ________________

similar

________________

nice

________________

colourful

________________

healthy

________________

Can you think of any more adjectives?

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet C. Write the adjectives in their two possible forms: Adjectives fast expensive old easy small comfortable ugly cheap difficult attractive new big slow uncomfortable good bad nice healthy sweet beautiful popular rich busy tall successful exciting common lively similar colourful unusual late traditional

Comparative form

Superlative form

D. Compare the things/people in your country to the ones in module 9 (pages 73-77) in your book: Example: The Brazilian ‘Fusca’ is bigger than the Micro.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 9 Teacher’s notes A. Write a list of famous things/people in your country. Look at pages 73-77 for examples. Students can do this on their own or in groups. Set a time limit C. Write the adjectives in their two possible forms: Adjectives fast expensive old easy small comfortable ugly cheap difficult attractive new big slow uncomfortable good bad nice healthy sweet beautiful popular rich busy tall successful exciting common lively similar colourful unusual late traditional

Comparative form faster more expensive older easier smaller more comfortable uglier cheaper more difficult more attractive newer bigger slower more uncomfortable better worse nicer healthier sweeter more beautiful more popular richer busier taller more successful more exciting more common livelier more similar more colourful more unusual later more traditional

Superlative form fastest most expensive oldest easiest smallest most comfortable ugliest cheapest most difficult most attractive newest biggest slowest most uncomfortable best worst nicest healthiest sweetest most beautiful most popular richest busiest tallest most successful most exciting most common liveliest most similar most colourful most unusual latest most traditional

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 10 – what do you say when…? A. Match the questions to when you ask them. Look at modules 1 to 10 for help. (1) Personal information (4) Ordering food and drink

(2) Classroom English (5) Asking in shops

(3)Which platform is it? ( )Where are you from? ( )What’s your job? ( )What time do you close? ( )What have you got for Number 3? ( )Single or return? ( )OK, everyone, open your books at page twenty. ( )Is it OK to smoke here? ( )Is this seat, free? ( )Is this bus going to the city centre? ( )How old are you? ( )How much is this? ( )How do you spell ‘chair’?

( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( (

(3) Ticket office (6) Street talk

)Have you got this in a smaller size? )Excuse me, how do you say this word? )Excuse me, have you got the time, please? )Eat in or take away? )Do you sell toothpaste? )Do you accept credit cards? )Can you write that, please? )Can I take your order, please? )Can I have the bill, please? )Can I have one of those, please? )Are you married? )Are you a student? )Anything to drink with that?

B. Choose one of the situations. Write a short dialogue with another student. (1) Personal information (4) Ordering food and drink

(2) Classroom English (5) Asking in shops

(3) Ticket office (6) Street talk

_________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet

Module 10 Teacher’s notes A. Match the questions to when you ask them. Look at modules 1 to 10 for help. (1) Personal information (4) Ordering food and drink

(2) Classroom English (5) Asking in shops

(3)Which platform is it? (1)Where are you from? (1)What’s your job? (5)What time do you close? (5)What have you got for Number 3? (3)Single or return? (2)OK, everyone, open your books at page twenty. (6)Is it OK to smoke here? (6)Is this seat, free? (6)Is this bus going to the city centre? (1)How old are you?

(3) Ticket office (6) Street talk

(5)How much is this? (2)How do you spell ‘chair’? (5)Have you got this in a smaller size? (2)Excuse me, how do you say this word? (6)Excuse me, have you got the time, please? (4)Eat in or take away? (5)Do you sell toothpaste? (5)Do you accept credit cards? (2)Can you write that, please? (4)Can I take your order, please? (4)Can I have the bill, please? (5)Can I have one of those, please? (1)Are you married? (1)Are you a student? (4)Anything to drink with that?

B. Choose one of the situations. Write a short dialogue with another student. Put your students into groups or pairs to write the dialogues. As they work, move around the classroom helping them. When they have finished encourage them to act out the dialogue in front of the class.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2001 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 11 – Cats and Dogs 1. Read the transcription for listening 11.1 (p93). Can you fill in the gaps? Cats started living with people as pets thousands of years ago, and now there are about 500 million (1) _______________ cats around the world. Cats are usually very good (2) _______________ and can catch mice and small birds - although they often don’t eat them, if they can get normal cat food! In fact, they are very (3) _______________ animals: on average, they sleep for about (4) _______________ hours a day. They also spend a lot of time keeping themselves clean by washing their (5) _______________ with their tongues. Male cats are called (6) _______________ and female cats are called (7) _______________: female cats are pregnant for about (8) _______________ weeks, and usually have between (9) _______________ kittens. There are over one hundred breeds of cat, and even a (10) _______________ cat called the sphynx cat! 2. Can you compare dogs and cats based on listenings 11.1 and 11.2? Dogs

Cats

number activities breeds food 3. Choose a pet and answer the following questions. 1. What pet is it? _____________________________________________________________________ 2. Where is it originally from? _____________________________________________________________________ 3. Describe it. _____________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ 4. What does it eat? _____________________________________________________________________

5. How many hours a day does it sleep? _____________________________________________________________________

6. How many breeds are there? Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet _____________________________________________________________________ 7. Which breed is the most popular one? _____________________________________________________________________ 8. What is it good at? _____________________________________________________________________ 9. Do the female and the male have different names? _____________________________________________________________________

10. How long is the female pregnant? _____________________________________________________________________

4. Work in groups of three. Find out about their animal. Make some notes in the table. Questions What pet is it?

Name:

Name:

Where is it originally from? Describe it.

What does it eat? How many hours a day does it sleep? How many breeds are there? Which breed is the most popular one? What is it good at? Do the female and the male have different names? How long is the female pregnant?

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Name:

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 11 Teacher’s notes 1. Read the transcription for listening 11.1 (module 11 page 93) and fill in the gaps with what you can remember: Cats started living with people as pets thousands of years ago, and now there are about 500 million (1) domestic cats around the world. Cats are usually very good (2) hunters and can catch mice and small birds - although they often don’t eat them, if they can get normal cat food! In fact, they are very (3) lazy animals: on average, they sleep for about (4) sixteen hours a day. They also spend a lot of time keeping themselves clean by washing their (5) fur with their tongues. Male cats are called (6) toms and female cats are called (7) queens: female cats are pregnant for about (8) nine weeks, and usually have between (9) two and five kittens. There are over one hundred breeds of cat, and even a (10) hairless cat called the sphynx cat! 2. Can you compare dogs and cats based on listenings 11.1 and 11.2?

number activities breeds food

Dogs 53 million in the USA help humans and race about 150 dog food

Cats 500 million in the world catch mice and small birds over 100 cat food

For exercises 3 and 4 answers will vary.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 13 – Ways of communicating 1. How much can you remember about the author of Black Night and Death of a Stranger? 1. What is the author called?_________________________________________________ 2. What kind of novels does she write? ________________________________________ 3. Where does she live? ____________________________________________________ 4. What does she use to write her books? ______________________________________ 5. Why does she use it? ____________________________________________________

2. Do you agree with the author’s answer for question 5? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 3. How do people communicate in your country. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 4. Find the past participle of seven of the verbs in the story.

w w a j r v n o p q

e r z s i w o f k c

l i v e d w p h m l

o t d n y l m a g a

k t f t y p e d r c

o e y k o p v d e q

g n d t h o u g h t

b r i p s c s a z c

f d j i a f e j o d

i s y u r v d j v g

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 13 Teacher’s notes 1. How much can you remember about the author of Black Night and Death of a Stranger? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

What is the author called? Caitlin Lewis. What kind of novels does she write? Detective stories. Where does she live? Tresco. What does she use to write her books? Typewriter. Why does she use it? She thinks ideas are more important than technology.

2. Do you agree with the author’s answer for question 5? Ask your students to make some notes in pairs and then compare their views as a class. 3. How do people communicate in your country? The vocabulary on p108 will help your students. 4. Find the past participle of seven of the verbs in the story. w w a j r v n o p q

e r z s i w o f k c

l i v e d w p h m l

o t d n y l m a g a

written lived sent

k t f t y p e d r c

o e y k o p v d e q

g n d t h o u g h t

thought used

b r i p s c s a z c

f d j i a f e j o d

had

i s y u r v d j v g

typed

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 14 – Places to go 1. What would you say in these places? Complete the sentences with have to, don’t have to, can or cannot. A sports stadium You____________________ buy your ticket in advance. You____________________ take photographs. You____________________ use your mobile phone. You____________________ bring your dog. You____________________ smoke here. You____________________ eat here. You____________________ drink here. You____________________ arrive early. A shopping centre You____________________ buy your ticket in advance. You____________________ take photographs. You____________________ use your mobile phone. You____________________ bring your dog. You____________________ smoke here. You____________________ eat here. You____________________ drink here. You____________________ arrive early. A museum You____________________ buy your ticket in advance. You____________________ take photographs. You____________________ use your mobile phone. You____________________ bring your dog. You____________________ smoke here. You____________________ eat here. You____________________ drink here. You____________________ arrive early. A beach You____________________ buy your ticket in advance. You____________________ take photographs. You____________________ use your mobile phone. You____________________ bring your dog. You____________________ smoke here. You____________________ eat here. You____________________ drink here. You____________________ arrive early.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet 2. Choose a famous place in your country and write about it. Are there any rules you have to follow? _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 14 Teacher’s notes 1. What would you say in these places? Complete the sentences with have to, don’t have to, can or cannot. Note that the answers here are only a guide. They may vary from country to country. Please allow for a discussion on cultural differences. A sports stadium You have to buy your ticket in advance. You can take photographs. You can use your mobile phone. You cannot bring your dog.

You can smoke here. You can eat here. You can drink here. You have to arrive early.

A shopping centre You don’t have to buy your ticket in advance. You can take photographs. You can use your mobile phone. You cannot bring your dog.

You can smoke here. You can eat here. You can drink here. You don’t have to arrive early.

A museum You don’t have to buy your ticket in advance. You cannot take photographs. You cannot use your mobile phone. You cannot bring your dog.

You cannot smoke here. You cannot eat here. You cannot drink here. You don’t have to arrive early.

A beach You don’t have to buy your ticket in advance. You can take photographs. You can use your mobile phone. You can bring your dog.

You can smoke here. You can eat here. You can drink here. You don’t have to arrive early.

2. Choose a famous place in your country and write about it. Are there any rules you have to follow? This activity could be done in groups or as homework.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 15 – About you 1. Look at Module 15 and write about yourself 1. Which subjects are you good at? ________________________________________________________________________________ 2. What did you think about your lessons at school? _________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Can you remember your first teacher? _________________________________________________________________________________ 4. What was his/her name? _________________________________________________________________________________ 5. What did he/she teach you? _________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Which did you like best, primary school or secondary school? Explain. _________________________________________________________________________________ 7. Are you doing any courses at the moment besides this one? Explain. _________________________________________________________________________________ 8. Are you going to take any exams this year? _________________________________________________________________________________

9. Do you think you will pass or fail? _________________________________________________________________________________ 10. Which foreign languages do people study in your country? _________________________________________________________________________________ 11. At what age do they start? _________________________________________________________________________________ 12. Do you study any other foreign languages? Explain. _________________________________________________________________________________ 13. If not, would you like to? _________________________________________________________________________________ 14. What are your plans for the future? _________________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet 2. Exchange text with a classmate and check what you have in common. Write a list with your similarities and differences below. Question

Similarities

Differences

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 14 Teacher’s notes Answers will vary from student to student. This exercise could be given to your students for homework, or used as the basis of a class discussion. As an alternative to pairwork, you could ask your students to compare notes with as many people as possible in the class to see who they are most like or different from.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 12 – Keypals 1. You have received an email from a new keypal. She has made eight mistakes in English. Can you find the mistakes? Look at Module 12 for help. Read the email and underline the mistakes. Hi, My name’s Renata. I am from Goiania in Brazil. I am 18 years old and have just entered University. I want be a journalist. As my course has only started, it is very easy. I go to lessons during the day and go to out almost every evening. My parents wished I would look at children to have some pocket money. But I know they can support me so I am not really interested. I live in the capital of my state. It is a very big and modern city. It is also very busy. So we always go away for the weekend. We visit all the small towns near the capital. We never stay on bed instead we go to a lot of parties. We have got a different plan for Christmas. My friends and I would like to go Peru. We are going to visit Macchu Picchu. It is going be a cultural trip. However, we are not going to exhibitions or concerts. We are going to learn about the ancient civilisation which used to live there. Hopefully, we are going to go way for a whole month! I am so excited about this trip that I am reading at a book about it. What are you doing for Christmas? Are you going to have party? Please write soon telling me all about you.

2. Can you correct the mistakes? 1. _______________________________________________________________________________ 2. _______________________________________________________________________________ 3. _______________________________________________________________________________ 4. _______________________________________________________________________________ 5. _______________________________________________________________________________ 6. _______________________________________________________________________________ 7. _______________________________________________________________________________ 8. _______________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet 3. Write a reply to your new keypal. _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable

Cutting Edge Elementary Worksheet Module 12 Teacher’s notes 1. You have received an email from a new keypal. She has made eight mistakes in English. Can you find the mistakes? Look at module 12 for help. Read the email and underline the mistakes. Hi, My name’s Renata. I am from Goiania in Brazil. I am 18 years old and have just entered University. I want be a journalist. As my course has only started, it is very easy. I go to lessons during the day and go to out almost every evening. My parents wished I would look at children to have some pocket money. But I know they can support me so I am not really interested. I live in the capital of my state. It is a very big and modern city. It is also very busy. So we always go away for the weekend. We visit all the small towns near the capital. We never stay on bed instead we go to a lot of parties. We have got a different plan for Christmas. My friends and I would like to go Peru. We are going to visit Macchu Picchu. It is going be a cultural trip. However, we are not going to exhibitions or concerts. We are going to learn about the ancient civilisation which used to live there. Hopefully, we are going to go way for a whole month! I am so excited about this trip that I am reading at a book about it. What are you doing for Christmas? Are you going to have party? Please write soon telling me all about you.

2. Can you correct the mistakes? 1. want be - want to be 2. go to out - go out 3. look at children - look after children 4. stay on bed - stay in bed

5. reading at a book - reading a book 6. going be - going to be 7. go way - go away 8. have party - have a party

3. Write a reply to your new keypal. Ask your students to use at least five of the items that they have corrected or some of the other examples from pp 98 and 99.

Cutting Edge Companion Website www.longman.com/cuttingedge Copyright © 2002 Pearson Education Photocopiable