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Vocabulary with quizlet

FAMILY QUESTIONS
Here are some typical questions you can ask your family. Write the answer in the space provided, then cover the question and look at the answer. Can you remember the question?
1. What’s your name? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………
2. Where were you born? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
3. How long have you lived in this house? …………………………………………………………………………
4. Have you any brothers or sisters? …………………………………………………………………………………
5. What do you do? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
6. Have you been abroad? …………………………………………………………………………………………………….
7. Do you like football? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
8. How often do you play sport? ……………………………………………………………………………………………
9. How old are you? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
10. What are you doing tomorrow? ……………………………………………………………………………………..

3. EXPRESSIONS
Here you have some English expressions. Write them below in your own language in the space provided. Then sit in pairs and fold the paper in the middle, so one student reads the expression in his own language while the partner (without looking at his paper) has to translate it into English.
Nice to meet you
Did you have a good journey?
How do you do?
What time do I have to get up?
When can I have a shower?
What time is dinner?
Would you like some more?
Could I have some more, please?
Have a good day
Did you sleep well?
See you
I’m afraid I can’t
Would you mind?
How much is it?
Anything else?
Does this bus go to the town centre?
How long does the journey take?
Where do I have to get off?

4. FOOD
The following words below are typical foods and drinks you will see or eat in the U.K. Each one has a missing letter, which one is it? When you have finished the word, write the meaning in your own language
cris_____s ……………………………… ce_____eal ………………………………
c____d ……………………………… chee_____e ………………………………
but____er ……………………………… fried e____gs ………………………………
c____eam ……………………………… ja_____ ………………………………
bee____ ……………………………… mi_____k ………………………………
c____icken ……………………………… to_____st ………………………………
olive ____il ……………………………… ke_____chup ………………………………
_____ice ……………………………… sala_____ ………………………………
green ____eans ……………………………… let_____uce ………………………………
c_____ips ……………………………… mushroo______s ………………………………
ma____hed potato ……………………………… p______as ………………………………
piz_____a ……………………………… bis_____uits ………………………………
c_____rrot ……………………………… oran_____e ………………………………
app_____e ……………………………… sa_____sage ………………………………
5. RULES, REGULATIONS & PERMISSION
Underline the correct expression in bold you would use in the following situations.
1. I want / would like a glass of water, please.
2. Would you mind / Could you helping me?
3. Could I have / Give me some more, please?
4. You have to / don’t have to look left when you cross the road.
5. You should / must be on time for meals.
6. You can’t / don’t have to use Internet in your host family.
7. You must / can’t always say please and thank you.
8. You must / may speak in English.
9. You have to / are allowed to ask when you can have a shower.
10. If you don’t understand you should / could ask the person to repeat.
11. You can’t / may eat chewing gum on the coach or in class.
12. You have to / may put your dirty clothes in the washing basket.
6. GENERAL VOCABULARY
Look at the words below with your partner and see if you can explain the difference.
pack / unpack
hand luggage / suitcase
exchange rate / pound
platform / bus stop
pillow / blanket
dessert / main course
fork / knife
salt / pepper
change / receipt
towel / shower
can of / bottle of
crisps / chips
roundabout / bridge
lane / road
avenue / street
pick up / drop off
stomachache / toothache
hurt / pain
journey / trip
ground floor / lift
mug / cup
brown bread / white bread
coin / note
coach / bus
souvenir / present

TRUE OR FALSE
Look at the sentences about the U.K. Write a (T) if you think they are true and a (F) if you think they are false. Then compare with a partner.
T/F
1. England and the United Kingdom are the same. ………….
2. Families have dinner between 17.00 and 18.30. ………….
3. People normally have a sandwich at lunchtime. ………….
4. Shops close at 20.00 in the evening. ………….
5. People normally live in flats. ………….
6. People normally live in the centre of the town. ………….
7. English people like to learn foreign languages. ………….
8. English people don’t watch T.V. ………….
9. English houses normally have carpets. ………….
10. English students go to school on Saturdays. ………….
11. Children normally wear school uniforms. ………….
12. A town with a cathedral is called a city. ………….
13. In Wales and Scotland they don’t speak English. ………….
14. On the motorways drivers have to pay tolls. ………….
15. The United Kingdom is an island. ………….
16. In the U.K. people drink water usually from the tap and not from bottles. ………….
17. Traffic road and street signs are the same as in your country. ………….
18. Students staying in the U.K. in families have directions on how to get home and
they have to make their way home. ………….
19. All U.K. families have Internet for you to use. ………….
20. The legal age to drink alcohol is 18. ………….

9. NUMBERS & DATES
Students are divided in pairs: student A and student B. Take it in turn to say your number while the other notes it down on his piece of paper. At the end of the activity, compare your answers.
STUDENT A STUDENT B
£ 1.20
85 p
22p
£ 6.55
3/6/02
8/7/02
8.45
9.30
17.00
22.30
7,243
2,105
2.6 %
8.5 %
10. MY TRAVEL PHRASES
Here are some typical expressions you will need to know in England. Translate them into your own language and try to learn them.
1. Do you have any hand luggage? ……………………………………………………………….………………………………..
2. Board at 12.50h on gate number 11….………………………………………………….……………………………………
3. Can I see your passport please? …………………………………………………………….…………………………………
4. Sorry, could you repeat that please? ……………………………………….……………………………………………
5. You’re welcome.……………………….…………………………………………………………………………………………….………
6. Can I change 20 euros? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….……
7. How do I get to John Street, please? …..………………………………………………………………………..………
8. How much is that? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
9. There aren’t any towels………………………………………………………………………………………………
10. Could I have a/some ________, please? ………………………………………………………………………….…
11. I’d like some orange juice, please…….………………………………………………………………………………………
12. Can you show me on the map, please? ……………………………………………………………………………………
13. How far is it? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….………
14. Does this bus go to 120 Baker St., please? ………………………………………………..……….………………
15. Can you tell me where to get off, please? ……………………………………………………………………………
16. Excuse me, I’m lost. Can you help me, please? …………………………………………..………………………
17. Can I try this on, please? ……………………………………………………………………………….……………………….
18. Have you got them in a larger/smaller size? ………………………………………………………………………
19. What’s the matter? My stomach hurts.………………………………………………………………………..………
20. Excuse me, the shower doesn’t work.……………………………………………………………………………….……
21. Where do we meet? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…
22. Where do I put my dirty washing? …………………………………………………………………………………………
23. When can I have a shower? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………
24. What time is dinner? ………………………………………………..…………………………………………….…………………
25. My _________ is broken.………………………………………..……………………………………………………….………
26. Take the first turning on the right.………………………………………………………………..………………………
27. I don’t feel well.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
28. I don’t understand.………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
29. See you on Monday.……………………………………………………………………………..………………………………………
30. Would you like a coffee? …………………………………………

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