Water (1)… at the temperature of 100º C
is to boil||
In some countries (2)… very hot most of the time
In very cold countries people wear thick clothes (3)… warm
for to keep|
In Great Britain people are always talking about (4)… .
In some places (5)… nearly every day
In deserts there isn’t (6)… grass
Places close to the Equator have (7)… weather almost every day
In the UK (8)… time of year is usually from December to February
(9)… people don’t know what it’s really like in other countries
Very (10)… people can travel abroad nowadays
Mohammed Ali (11)… his first boxing match in 1960
After he (12)… an Olympic gold medal he became a professional
His religious beliefs (13)… change his name when he became world champion
have made him||
made him to||
If he (14)… lost his fight against Sony Liston, no one would have been surprised
He travelled a lot (15)… as a boxer and as a world-famous sports personality
He was very well known (16)… the world
Many people (17)… he was the greatest boxer ever
To be the best (18)… the world is not easy
Like any top sportsman Ali (19)… work very hard
Such was his fame that people (20)… always remember him as a world champion
The history of (21)… is (22)… short one
For centuries man (23)… to fly, but with (24)… success
In the 19th century some people succeeded (25)… in balloons.
But it wasn’t until the beginning of (26)… century that anybody (27)… able to fly in a machine (28)… was heavier than air, in other words, in (29)… we now call ‘an aeroplane’.
The first people to achieve ‘powered flight’ were the Wright brothers. (30)… was the machine which was the forerunner of the jumbo jets that are (31)… common sight in the skies of today.
They (32)… hardly have imagined that in 1969, (33)… more than half a century later, a man (34)… walking on the moons surface.
Already (35)… is taking the first steps towards the stars.
Satellites have now been around (36)… over 50 years and we are dependent (37)… them for all kinds of (38)… .
Not only (39)… currently used for scientific research in space, but also to forecast what kind of weather (40)… .
By 2050 there (41)… have been satellites in space for over 100 years and the ‘space superpowers’ will be (42)… huge space stations built.
When these (43)… built it will be the first time (44)… astronauts will be able to work in space in large numbers.
will have been|
(45)… all that, in many ways the most incredible flight (46)… all was (47)… of the flying bicycle, which the world saw on television, (48)… across the Channel from England to France, with nothing (49)… a man to power it.
It’s the first time (50)… what hard work it must be to be a bird!
I am realising|
Many teachers (51)… their pupils should learn another language.
Learning a second language is not the same (52)… learning a first language
It takes (53)… to learn any second language.
a long time|
It is said that Chinese is one of the world’s (54)… language to master.
English is also quite difficult language to learn because of all the exceptions (55)… have to be learnt.
The basic structures of a language can be learnt quite quickly, but only if you (56)… make an effort.
are willing to|
Many people aren’t used (57)… grammar in their own language.
to the study||
Most adult students of English wish they (58)… their language studies earlier in life.
would have started||
In some countries students have to spend a long time working (59)… their own.
There aren’t (60)… easy ways of learning a foreign language in your home country.
Some people try to improve their English by (61)… the BBC radio sevice.
(62)… with a British family can be a good way to learn a English.
It’s no use (63)… to learn a language just by studying a dictionary or vocabulary book.
Many students of English (64)… take level tests.
would rather not||
would rather prefer not||
would rather not to|
Some people think it’s about time we all (65)… a single international language.
Tom Jones is a teacher at a comprehensive school in Cardiff. He (66)… the School staff in 2009 and (67)… there ever since.
has been working||
Before (68)… to Cardiff, he taught in Italy and in Spain, and before that he (69)… a student at Cambridge University.
So far he (70)… in Cardiff for as long as he was in Spain, but he likes the city a lot and (71)… like to stay there for at least another two years, or (72)… he puts it, until his two children (73)… grown up a bit.
He met his wife, Kate, in 2002 while he (74)… abroad for a while, and they got married in 2004.
was to live||
had been living|
Their two children, Dylan and Jenny, (75)… both born in Cardiff.
The Jones’ boy, (76)… is five, has just started at school, but (77)… sister (78)… at home for another couple of years because she is nearly two years (79)… than him.
will be staying|
Tom and Kate Jones (80)… to live in the countryside, but now that they have children, they (81)… into the city centre.
Tom wanted a house (82)… the school (83)… get to work more easily.
Unfortunately, (84)… one the two of them really wanted was far too expensive, so they (85)… buy one a little further away.
By the time the children (86)… to secondary school, (87)… Tom and Kate hope will be in Cardiff, the Jonses (88)… living there for at least fifteen years.
will have gone|
will have been||
They can’t be sure if they (89)… , but if they (90)… , their friends won’t be too surprised.
Mike’s coming to visit you, … ?
It’s been a long time since you’ve seen her, … ?
He’s due to get here tomorrow, … ?
He won’t be arriving till about 10.30, … ?
You met him while you were in Bilbao, … ?
I think I’m expected to pick him up from the airport, … ?
No doubt you’d rather he stayed in England now you’re not talking, … ‘
Nobody else has been told the queen is coming, … ?
We’d better not stay out too late tonight, … ?
I suppose it’s time we went to bed, … ?