Підручник Англійська мова 9 клас (9-й рік навчання) - Л.І. Морська - Астон 2017 рік

UNIT 2. MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS

REVISION LESSONS LESSON 23

1. Listen to the dialogue and say whether the statements below are true or false.

A: David had planned to ask his boss for a salary raise last week.

B: I heard that he had been preparing to ask for it for a long time.

A: David was a little nervous about asking. That’s why he put it off for so long.

B: Well, what happened when David asked for a salary raise? Did he get it or not?

A: What David didn’t know was the boss had been reorganizing the company.

B: You mean, the boss had been planning to fire some of the employees?

A: Exactly. And David was one of them. So, when David asked for a salary raise, his boss told him the bad news.

B: I can imagine David’s disappointment. He had been working hard to become one of the firm’s best paid employees.

1. David was a company boss.

2. David was planning to raise the salary for the company workers.

3. David was fired from the company.

4. David wasn’t satisfied with the money he had been earning at work.

2. Fill in the gaps with the correct word. The first letters have already been given to help you.

1. My (s) ___ son , Michael, is teaching me to use a computer. I want to get on the Internet. 2. It was my birthday last week. My (b) ___ Freddie made me a big chocolate cake. 3. My (c) ___ Steven is great. He always buys me the best computer games. 4. I’ve got three (d) ___ and two (s) ___ . Christmas is a very expensive time for me. 5. My (f) ___’s family is really nice. His mother, my (g) ___ , is great with the children. 6. Emily is always very tired. Her (h)___ never helps her with the twins. 7. My (a) ___ Emily is quite slim. 8. I’m a bit worried about my (s) ___ . She hasn’t got a job at the moment. My father is also worried about his (w) ___ . 9. Both my (p) ___ wear glasses. I don’t want to wear glasses when I grow up. 10. My (n) ___ is called Barbara and my (n) ___ is called Alan. They are very cute children. Actually they are twins. 3. Put the verbs in brackets in the Past Simple or the Past Perfect tense form.

1. When she (ring) the office this morning, Jim already (go out). 2. By the time we (arrive), the party (finish). 3. They (lock) the gates before I (get) there. 4. I (ring) the shop to return the book as soon as I (check) its contents. 5. After we (discuss) the problem on the phone I (write) him a letter about it. 6. He (promise) to do the job in an hour, but he still (not finish) it by ten o’clock. 7. Before we (take) Tim to the theatre, he (never see) a stage play before. 8. I (just clean) the carpet when the dog (come) in, (shake) himself and the dirt from the dog (fall) off on the carpet. So, it (become) dirty again.

4. Read the extract of a person’s autobiography and choose the correct answer.

A Sporting Disaster

I never really enjoyed 1. _____ at school. I remember when I played football. I was always put in the net, but used to get bored and read a book. Then, when the other side scored, the rest of my 2. ___ would shout at me. Later on I tried tennis, which wasn’t much better. I used to have this habit of dropping the racket each time I went to hit the ball. The worst thing was when I actually won a 3. ____ - I was so pleased that I ran and tried to jump over the line but caught my foot on it, fell and broke my arm.

My latest attempt to get 4. ___ was when I tried boxing at a local gym. I’ll never forget my first match. I climbed into the 5. ___ and the bell went for the start of the first round. I just shut my eyes and swung my fist. Unfortunately, I hit the referee and not my contestant. Needless to say that was the end of my boxing career. Next I decided to take up mountaineering. I 6. ___ a holiday in the Himalayas with two old school friends. On our first climb I managed to slip and found myself hanging on the end of a rope half way up a mountain. All my friends could do was to call out to me to 7. ___ until the rescuers arrived.

I guess I’ll never learn. I keep on trying out other sports even though I know I’ll never be a champion!

A

B

C

D

1

plays

contests

sports

encounters

2

group

selection

team

club

3

play

game

race

fight

4

strong

well

slim

fit

5

court

ring

pitch

square

6

booked

ordered

paid

bought

7

keep on

hold on

go on

carry on

5. Take the role of one of your parents and write an autobiography. Use the lessons 19-23 to help you.

6. Remember all the phrasal verbs you have learnt in this unit. Make up sentences with each phrasal verb you have named.





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