Thursday, 26 December 2013

Speakout Advanced p 87. Keys and Vocabulary

Ex 4B
1 b) That's absolutely right

2 c) Well, I agree with you up to a point

3 a) Oh come on! You must be joking.

4 d) Surely you don't think that...

5 e) That goes against my better judgement because ...

6 f) How can you say that?

7  g) It just doesn't make sense to me.

8 h) Oh that's ridiculous! /rɪˈdɪkjələs/

p 141
Ex 1

1 sense
talk somebody through something: to explain to somebody how something works so that they can do it or understand it. E.g. Can you talk me through the various investment options?

2 suppose 

3 100% 

4 Where


5 honestly 

6 more

Ex 5A
Speakers use a slightly higher pitch, keep their voice level and don't strongly emphasise any particular words.

pitch: how high or low a sound is, especially a musical note. Sp. tono. E.g. A basic sense of rhythm and pitch is essential in a music teacher.

Ex 6A
1 Surely you don't think people should never eat meat? 

2 All I'm trying to say is that children need to learn at some stage

3 The point is that exams are a useful way to measure progress

4 Oh, come on! That doesn't make any sense! 

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