miércoles, 27 de febrero de 2013

Task 6

Task 5

1.- This quiz was written very quickly.
2.- This qui was designed for learners of English as a second lenguage.
3.- That movie has been seen by many people.
4.- The accident happened last Tuesday.
5.- My car was stolen yesterday.
6.- The thieves were caught by the police.
7.- The San Diego Zoo is visited by millions of people every year. 
8.- Housing prices were rising rapidly. Now ther are going down.
9.-The mail was delivered late yesterday.
10.- My car was made in Japan.

1.- The fan was cleaned by the students.
2.- The letter was mailed by Marylin.
3.- The hot-dog was eaten by me.  
4.- The songs were sung so loud.
5.- The ballots have been consisted.
6.- The flowers have been send by a secret person.
7.- The pijama has been used since 2007.
8.- The basketball was played by Alex.
9.- The slippers have been burned by my mom.
10.- The basketball shot was taken by Kobe. 

lunes, 11 de febrero de 2013

Task 4

Your score is: 100%.
You have completed the exercise.
Show questions one by one

1. Many species of wildlife are becoming extinct, __________ the rainforests are being destroyed.
2. __________ logging provides jobs and profits, the government is reluctant to control it.
  Due to
3. Hemp can be used to make paper, __________ it could reduce the need for logging.
  due to
4. Hemp was grown throughout history __________ its versatility; it can be used to make many different things.
  due to
  as a result
5. Hemp is related to the marijuana plant; __________, it is illegal in many countries.
  due to
  as a result
6. Hemp cannot be used to produce marijuana, __________ its low THC content.
  because of
7. Marijuana is less toxic than alcohol or tobacco. __________, some people believe it should be legalized.
  Due to
8. __________ Canada has legalized hemp farming, we can expect to see pulp and paper produced from hemp very soon.
  ?    Therefore
  ?    Due to
  ?    So

Your score is: 100%.
You have completed the exercise.
Show questions one by one

Link the following two sentences using "because":
Hemp is related to the marijuana plant.
It is illegal.
Hemp is illegal because it is related to the marijuana plant.

Link the following sentences using "as a result":
In the last ten years, many BC valleys have been clearcut.
142 species of salmon have become extinct.
In the last ten years, many BC valleys have been clearcut; as a result, 142 species of salmon have become extinct.

Link the following sentences using "since":
Forestry is important to Canada.
It generates a lot of export income.
Forestry is important to Canada since it generates a lot of export income.

Link the following sentences using "therefore":
Some people believe marijuana should be legal.
Marijuana is less toxic than alcohol or tobacco.
Marijuana is less toxic than alcohol or tobacco; therefore, some people believe marijuana should be legal.

Link the following sentences using "due to" (you will have to change one of the sentences into a noun phrase):
Many species in BC are threatened.
Logging is taking place.
Many species in BC are threatened due to logging.

1.    Karen is rich; ___, her cousin Kate is poor.
a.    therefore
b.    however
c.    otherwise

2.    You'd better take a taxi. ___, you'll arrive late.
a.    Consequently
b.    Furthermore
c.    Otherwise

3.    I enjoy reading this new magazine. ___, it has good articles.
a.    Moreover
b.    Nevertheless
c.    However

4.    Jack wasn't tired. ___, he took a nap.
a.    Otherwise
b.    Hence
c.    Nevertheless

5.    Phil was not thirsty; ___, he drank five glasses of water.
a.    however
b.    moreover
c.    furthermore

6.    The kids didn't study. ___, they failed the course.
a.    Therefore
b.    Nonetheless
c.    Otherwise

7.    The weather was terrible. ___, we decided to delay our trip.
a.    Furthermore
b.    Besides
c.    Therefore

8.    You must buy the tickets; ___, we won't be able to see that play.
a.    otherwise
b.    although
c.    besides

9.    The neighborhood isn't very interesting. I like the house, ___.
a.    moreover
b.    thus
c.    though

10.  We live in the same building; ___, we hardly see each other.
a.    however
b.    therefore
c.    furthermore

11.  He didn't earn enough money. ___, his wife decided to get a job.
a.    Moreover
b.    Therefore
c.    Although

12.  That house isn't big enough for us, and ___, it's too expensive.
a.    furthermore
b.    hence
c.    although

13.  We have plenty of money and workers; ___, we hope to finish the house remodeling soon.
a.    nevertheless
b.    unless
c.    thus

14.  She's extremely rich; ___, she's not snobbish.
a.    hence
b.    however
c.    otherwise

15.  It was a windy and rainy night. ___, I decided to go out.
a.    nevertheless
b.    otherwise
c.    hence
Task 3

viernes, 1 de febrero de 2013

The Restaurant


Waiter: Good morning, May I help you?
Metzli: Good morning, I’d like a table for one please
W: Ok, there’s one next to the mirror, follow me
W: Hello I’m Alejandro and I’m your waiter today
M: Could I see the menu, please?
W: Certainly

W: May I take your order, please?
M: Yes, I’d like the vegetables soup and an order of pig’s fillet with potatoes and green salad
W: Would you like something to drink?
M: Well, I’d like lemon water and a coffee  
W: Very Good selection, Would you like something else?
M: No, thank you, that’s it
W: Wait a moment, please
W:(the waiter comes) Here you are
M: Thank you, this is delicious
W: Would you like a dessert?
M: I’d like chocolate pudding please
W: Ok, wait a moment, please
W:(The waiter comes) Here you are
M: Thank you, could I have the bill please?
W: Certainly, it’s $50  
M: Thank you have a nice day
W: Likewise

Here is the link, enjoy and learn!


Task 2

Complete the sentences using the words listed in the box below. Positive and negative forms can be used. Some gaps may have more than one answer.

                         might                       must                       should
1. Nancy said you didn't need to buy her anything for her birthday, but I really think you must at least get her some flowers or a nice bottle of wine.
2. Debbie said she was really busy this week, but I think she might how up at the party if she doesn't have to work overtime on Friday.
3. Nina said she would come over right after work, so she should be here by 6:00.
4. Oh my God, he's unconscious. Don't move him - he might have internal injuries. Somebody call an ambulance.
5. You must be kidding! That can't be true.
6. Dan: Where's the remote control? I want to change the channel. Fiona: I don't know. It should be under the couch. Or, perhaps I absent-mindedly took it into the kitchen. I'll check in there.
7. We should invite Sally and her husband to come to the picnic on Saturday. We haven't seen them in weeks, and they should really enjoy a nice day at the beach.
8. Tim: While I was a student, I spent a year and a half studying Pygmy culture in the Central African Republic. My research focused on unique aspects of their social structure and religion. Samoan: That must have been absolutely fascinating!
9. We had better call Tony to see if he's at home before we go over to his house. He must be there and we don't want to drive all the way over there for nothing.
10. I would love to go on the cruise to Tahiti with Robin and Michelle. But such a luxurious trip might cost a fortune. I doubt I could afford something like that.

Task 1 (Third Period)

Thank you for accepting my invitation to have breakfast.
There are sausages, there are two glasses of milk, there is fruit, there is a plate of cereal, there are pancakes, there is orange juice, there are some cookies, there is a maple syrup, and there is a cup of tea. So what would you like to have for breakfast?