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American Download B1 Workbook Sample

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Workbook B1 Elizabeth Gordon Katrina Gormley

CONTENTS Unit 1 ___________________________________________________________ 5 Unit 2 __________________________________________________________ 11 Progress Review 1__________________________________________ 17 Unit 3 __________________________________________________________ 19 Unit 4 __________________________________________________________ 26 Progress Review 2__________________________________________ 33 Unit 5 __________________________________________________________ 35 Unit 6 __________________________________________________________ 41 Progress Review 3__________________________________________ 48 Unit 7 __________________________________________________________ 50 Unit 8 __________________________________________________________ 57 Progress Review 4__________________________________________ 63 Unit 9 __________________________________________________________ 65 Unit 10 ________________________________________________________ 71 Progress Review 5__________________________________________ 78 Unit 11 ________________________________________________________ 80 Unit 12 ________________________________________________________ 87 Progress Review 6__________________________________________ 94

1 Family AND Friends Unit 1 READING Read the article about reunions to find the following information. Which person mentions an annual event? 1 talking about old times? 2 3 5 people who knew each other as students? 4 7 that people’s interests do not change a lot? 6 that the reunion included the activity that first brought them together? 8 that the reunion always happens in the same place? 9 Getting back together with old friends: Rpeoupnuiloanr sthaarne mevoerre Reunions are a chance to see people after some time apart. Here four people talk about why reunions are important to them. AB Every two years, Peter, who Grace was on the volleyball is 35, goes back to school. “I team at school. “When I was never miss the school reunion. about fourteen, we used to go In fact, I’m one of the people all over the country for matches who organize it. We have been and we made some really good doing it since we finished school friends. I searched for our team in 1996. We have a big party in members on the Internet and I the school and invite everyone found them all, so we decided from our year. Most of us have to have a reunion this year. It children of our own and they was so much fun to see people come along, too. It’s great to again after ten years! A lot of see all our old classmates again. Of course, we them are still very athletic and many looked almost talk about our school days a lot, but we also make the same, although maybe a bit more serious! new friendships with people we hardly knew at We all exchanged telephone numbers and email school. The old place has changed quite a lot, and addresses and promised to get together again in so have we – I hope for the better!” another five years.” C D Lisa studied music in college John talks about a special over eight years ago. “I played reunion in his family. “It’s a the violin in the university shame that families usually orchestra. I loved it and I only get together for weddings, still play for pleasure. I think birthdays, and anniversaries. people who love music never These celebrations are great, really give it up. At a concert but they are always for one or recently, I met an old friend two people. In our family, we from the orchestra by chance have a reunion once a year for and we decided to organize my father’s side of the family. a reunion. It was hard work, We take turns organizing a big but we finally got everyone together, and we party. We hold it in the summer because that’s even found someone to conduct us and played when most people are free. Four generations of a few pieces of music! It was really nice. I felt our family meet to exchange stories. The older sad about losing contact with all these great ones give the younger ones photos and share people, but happy that I had found them again. their memories so that they are not forgotten. An We spent all day talking. Everyone remembered important tradition is the big group photo with their time in the orchestra as a great period in people in the same positions, so every year we their life, even those who are now quite famous!” can see how the family has grown!” 5

Unit 1 VOCABULARY 1 1 Find and circle thirteen family words. Then write the words in pairs to show which ones go together. K I N L A P S I NOM S T E PMO T H E R O OWN U N G E U N C T N I ECERPSDSH I F P V POF BR I E NE HPHOAAGUR L U N C EM T NMN I A UN TWAHD P C N W I F Y SWE ZOL L DR I DEBR I DEA F A T H E R I N L AW 1 daughter-in-law and 5 2 6 3 7 4 2 Complete the words in the sentences. 1 Granddad has a huge m , but he doesn’t have a beard. 2 I didn’t like the bride’s dress because it was o -f . 3 It was a gold ring with a big, s diamond. 4 The groom looks very h next to the bride. 5 Mom isn’t very old, but she’s got a few w around her eyes. 6 Do you prefer straight hair or c hair? GRAMMAR 1 Complete the sentences with these verbs. Use the simple present or the present continuous. always complain bark get go not come set watch usually be 1 Alan to work at seven o’clock every morning. married next June. 2 They about her sister-in-law. 3 Pam behind our new house. to dinner this evening because they’re sick. 4 The sun neat and tidy. TV right now? 5 The Andersons a lot? 6 The neighbor’s backyard 7 the children 8 the dog 6

Unit 1 USE YOUR ENGLISH 1 1 R ead the text below and choose the answer (a, b, c, or d) that best fits each blank. My mother-in-law’s new toy There’s no doubt we are 1 in times of great change. Even the most 2 people are finding it difficult to survive. As a result, some families 3 moving overseas in order to find work. When my 4 and his family moved to Shanghai last year, we were all sad to see them go. It was worse for my mother-in-law because she couldn’t stand to see her son leave the country. Then she discovered Skype. My wife had been feeling 5 and had bought her a laptop for her birthday. Now, thanks to Skype, my mother-in-law 6 misses the chance to go online to see and talk to her family in China. “Being able to see them helps a lot. I feel less 7 about them being so far away,” she told me the other day. “I 8 worry as much because I can see that they’re OK. And I can see my granddaughter, Lucy, changing as she’s 9 up.” Sometimes, though, I wish my mother-in-law wasn’t so 10 and so able to use technology. “What is that?” I heard her shouting last week when she saw Lucy’s newly 11 arm. Sometimes I think the old-fashioned telephone 12 the best way to communicate after all! 1 a live b living c lived d to live 2 a relaxed b plump c hardworking d lazy 3 a have b do c be d are 4 a nephew b husband c brother-in-law d son-in-law 5 a generous b stingy c fair d fit 6 a now b never c every day d at the moment 7 a weak b anxious c dark d shy 8 a don’t b don’t have c am not d doesn’t 9 a grow b grown c growing d grows 10 a elderly b modern c overweight d impatient 11 a ugly b well-built c tattooed d pierced 12 a is b is being c are d be 2 Read the text and fill in each blank with one word. All friends together! Do you 1 lonely and want someone to talk to? 2 you trying to meet new friends in your area? Then visit – you might make the friendship of a lifetime. Sometimes making friends 3 hard, especially when you don’t 4 where to begin looking. We 5 an up-to-date list of people like you who are in search of friendship. How much 6 it cost to join? Our members pay a small fee 7 year. This year, membership costs $30. At the 8 , we’re offering a special 10% discount to new members who join before May 31st. What do 9 get for your money? All members receive information about people in their area with similar interests. You will also get a free copy of our member’s magazine once a month. How safe 10 it? In a word: very! We check all members’ details carefully and we 11 reveal details such as email addresses and telephone numbers. Members are put in touch with each other through our safe server and can leave messages for each other there. So, what 12 you waiting for? Join today. 7

Unit 1 VOCABULARY 2 Circle the correct words. 1 The babysitter played a game with Amanda to break friends / the ice. 2 Are you really engaged to / with Sophie? 3 Don’t forget to keep a promise / in touch with me when you move. 4 Young people need the support / communication of older relatives. 5 Harper never does / makes anyone a favor. 6 Katie is fun to be with. She has / gets a great sense of humor. 7 Everyone congratulated Mike for / on his success. 8 Teenagers tend to be quite protective / rebellious and their behavior sometimes causes arguments. GRAMMAR 2 1 Answer the questions with complete sentences. 1 Do you and your best friends belong to any clubs? 2 What do you prefer to do on the weekends? 3 Which relatives do you feel closest to? 4 Who are you seeing on the weekend? 5 How do you usually feel at family parties? 6 Do you look more like your mom or your dad? 7 What do you hope to do in the future? 8 Is your family having a reunion this year? 2 Complete the text with these verbs. Use the simple present or the present continuous. hate have need realize remember see think want Jan, you that I told you tIhheadveocatodroacttolru’sncahptpiominet,mbuetntmtyomgroarnrdowm?aWell, I Help! 1 to ask a favor. I 3 friends and she 5 me to drive a little party for some of her this is a lot to ask, but 7 you 2 to and from the party. I 6 to let my grandma no way you could do it instead? I 8 down, but there’s 4 Mr Armstrong that I can do it. Let me know as soon as possible. Carlos 8

Unit 1 USE YOUR ENGLISH 2 1 Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word in bold. You must use between two and five words, including the word in bold. 1 Gabriel plays soccer very well. AT soccer. Gabriel 2 I don’t understand what you’re trying to say. MEAN . I don’t understand what 3 Sally doesn’t have to rely on anyone and she likes that. INDEPENDENT and she likes that. Sally 4 They became husband and wife last year. GOT last year. They 5 People sometimes do the wrong thing. MISTAKES . People 6 You should try your hardest to support those you love. DO to support You should those you love. 7 I can’t wait to see my cousins next week. ABOUT my cousins next week. I’m 8 Mom will be heartbroken if you move overseas. if you move overseas. HEART It’ll 2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words given. 1 Do you have a good with your brother? RELATE MARRY 2 Harry says isn’t for him and that he prefers to stay single. SUPPORT REBEL 3 I wish my parents were more of my choices. COMMUNICATE DEPEND 4 The class has started a and is refusing to do any homework. PROTECT 5 is extremely important in all families. LIKE 6 My grandma doesn’t want to come and live with us; her is very important to her. 7 Their house needed , so they got a big dog. 8 It’s hard to someone who has such a good sense of humor. 9

Unit 1 LISTENING You will hear a radio interview with a psychologist. For questions 1–7, complete the sentences with a word or short phrase. 1 The listener who asked the question is years old. 2 Popular people are often members of . 3 Dr Lee says that the way people is very important. 4 Having “people skills” means having the ability to with people. 5 Dr Lee advises people to learn to talk about , such as the weather. 6 If you want people to see that you are friendly, then and say “hello.” 7 Dr Lee says that if someone is lonely or unpopular, they may be . WRITING REMEMBER Read this writing task and then use the plan on page 15 of your • B efore you write, make a Student’s Book to help you write your article. When you have list of adjectives to describe finished your article, check your work carefully. the person’s personality You have seen this announcement in your school magazine: and examples to support these adjectives. Have you ever thought that you knew what someone was like? Were you wrong about them? • G ive your article a title. What made you change your mind about them? We are looking for articles about relationships that have changed. • G et the reader’s attention The best one will appear in our magazine next month. by writing a good introduction. Start your Write an article describing a relationship that changed and explain why. introduction with something (120–180 words) interesting or surprising. 10

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