Keys to unit 4 & 5
1. endure 2. accumulated 3. somewhat 4. property
5. informed 6. wrinkled 7. collapsing 8. mourning
9. contributed 10. possesses 11. recovered 12. trembled
13. fulfill 14. drove 15. stagger 16. uttered
1. because of 2. be blessed with 3. as well as 4. spoke of
5. a good deal of 6. at most 7. stand on its feet 8. be ashamed of
9. as soon as 10. leaning on
A bearded young man three colored pictures
A flowered lawn a gifted pianist
An old lady with a wrinkled face a home for the aged
A cultured college student an experienced driver
A skilled engineer a spirited discussion
1. shameless 2. cheerful 3. endless 4. windless 5. fearless
6. countless 7. meaningful 8. colorful 9. delightful 10. thoughtful
Bookstore toothpaste newspaper spaceship headache marketplace
Honeymoon snowstorm eyesight lifeboat heartbeat moonlight ]
Handbook airport salesman headquarters
Nor did he give her any explanation.
Nor did he feel ashamed for that.
Nor do I think it necessary to do so.
Nor will he invite his relatives and friends.
Nor did we know his phone number.
Nor did she enter the home for the aged.
1. Extremely hot as it is…
2. Big and strong as he is…
3. Freezing cold as it was…
4. Slow as it was
5. Excited as we were at the news…
6. Brave as he was…
1. could have got 2. could have asked 3. could have been
4. could have fulfilled 5. could have got 6. could have become
Wrinkles laundry still after other did charged would
Burden fell worried bundle how property let
1. Sickly and weak as Grandma is, she has taken on all the housework in the family.
2. The recording company had never been so pleased with any singer. For them, Stevie wonder was a real find.
3. They had no running water where they lived. Nor did they have any conveniences of life such as gas and electricity.
4. Six years passed, then seven and eight, and nothing was heard of that French artist. It seemed certain that he had left the country for only god knows where.
5. He was very ill that summer. But as soon as he felt better in the fall, he resumed his writing and finished his last novel in two months.
6. Driven by a strong will, Alex finally fulfilled the task he had undertaken.
7. With the help of the doctor and the nurses, the patient recovered quickly and in a few weeks was able to stand on his feet once more.
8. It was really sad to watch the old man
s wrinkled face, which spoke of all that he had borne in his life.
1. compromise 2. content 3. unfortunately 4. individual 5. gamble 6. spun
7. attractive 8. afterwards 9. tradition 10.unique 11. arose 12. energetic
1. a little 2. and so on 3. as well 4. give way to 5. in the same way as
6. had in mind 7. most of the time 8. have been on their feet 9. went off
10. are named after 11. has no right to 12. sorted out
1. compromise with, over 2. lying, in 3. lie on 4. content with
5. call at 6. called on 7. named after 8. active in
9. opinions about 10. opinion of
1. uncertain 2. unknown 3. unable 4. unfortunate 5. incorrect
6. impatient 7. illegal 8. irregular 9. irrelevant 10. improper
Manager, murderer, owner, player, ruler, conductor, director, sailor, visitor, inventor
1. What a pity you won’t be back before I leave!
2. What a pity to waste the food!
3. What a pity she isn’t here!
4. What a pity that we can give our life only once for our country!
5. What a pity that some of the best acting on stage today can only be seen by so few people!
6. What a pity you can’t swim!
1 + while + C
2 + while + E
3 + while + F
4 + while + B
5 + while + A
6 + while + D
1. That’s where 2. That’s why 3. That’s where
4. That’s what 5. That’s how 6. That’s how
7. that’s when 8. that’s when 9. that’s what 10. That’s where
Married advice compromise way remain arose name tradition
Unique question made mind suggested how some
They are Mary’s sons Robert and William. One is named after her father, the other is named after her grandfather.
He is not content with what he has already got. What a pity he never understands that happiness lies in contentment.
she is very active in classroom activities. I am sure that she will make a good teacher.
you may have different opinions about it, but I hate the idea of urging people to drink, especially at a dinner party.
We are prepared to give way a little to them on minor problems, but we will never compromise with them on major questions of principle.
Robert didn’t usually get much exercise during the year, while his wife Mary was on her feet most of the time. That was why it was impossible, or difficult at least, for them to choose a place they both liked for their holiday.
7. David is a young writer with a high opinion of himself. He thinks that his writing style is unique and refined. But unfortunately, that is not the case.
All I want to say is that as individuals we enjoy many different rights but we have no right to do anything harmful to society.
C 2. D
the ways to make clear your feelings and opinions without starting an argument
a. if you have a condition that bothers you, try having fun with it
b. avoid explaining in detail what went wrong. Instead, agree, apologize and then move on to what can be done about it.
c. say, “We’re both right!” and move on to a safer topic.
5. Since we have ways to avoid starting an argument, we should not waste our precious time on meaningless argument.
C 2. D 3. A 4. C
This joke exaggerates the purpose of the IRS, by indicating that its purpose is to remove all of taxpayers’ money, rather than simply a certain percentage.
When they see that the IRS workers can laugh at themselves, the taxpayers relax because they can see that the IRS workers are not insensitive and unfeeling.
A 8. B
a. inclined to b. say
c. without a pause d. relieve
e. feel angry f. say suddenly and without thinking
g. travel daily to and from work
h. train i. have the same view
1.C 2. A 3. B 4. B 5.B 6. B 7. D 8. A
1. D 2.A 3. D 4. A 5. C 6. D 7. C 8. A 9. C 10. B 11. C 12. B