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1. Read the text.

 

Text Messaging :-) or :-(

 
        The latest thing among British teenagers is text-messaging– sending little e-mails by phone to their friends. 
        96% of British students under 16 who have a mobile phone use their phones to send text messaging.  because it’s cheaper and more private than making calls. The craze has also produced its own language: GR8 2CU (Great to see you); RUOK (Are you Okay?); THX (Thanks);  :-( (No) and :’–( (I’m sad)… Nosy parents or teachers can’t understand it. For most adults this language is a code that only teenagers can handle.  “Text messaging is cheaper so I use it a lot more than phoning,” says Rachel. “The coolest thing is that my parents can’t read my messages. Isn’t that XLNT and GR8? :-) ?”

 

                                                                                     Source:  In Focus and Cool Zone (adapted)

 

Now, answer the questions about the text.

 
a.     What is the latest thing among the British teenagers?
 
 
b.    Why “texting” is great for teenagers?
 
 
c.      How do they understand the abbreviations?
 
 
e.     Which sentence is in the superlative form?
 
 
 
2. Look at the picture and answer the questions.
 

a. Who is the tallest?
b. Who is the thinnest?  
c. Who is the shortest?
d. Who has got the biggest nose?
e. Who has got the smallest nose?
 
3. Choose the correct superlative of the adjectives.
 
a. Paul has got  the most expensive expensivest car I know.
 
b. My house is the biggest  the most big in my street.
 
c. Summer is the hottest  the hotest season of the year.
 
d. Sara is really intelligent. In fact she is the intelligentest the most inteligent person I know.
 
e. Our class is  the most noisy the noisiest of the school. I wish it wouldn’t!
 
 
4.  Read and complete the text with the verbs into Simple Past.
 
Steve Jobs was a business man, inventor, co-founder and chairman of Apple Inc.   Jobs (be) born in 1955 in San Francisco to two unmarried students who would give him in adoption to Paul and Clara Jobs.   In 1971, Jobs (meet) Steve Wozniak through a mutual friend with whom he (invent) the Apple I and founded Apple Inc.   His first serious job was as a technician at Atari Inc. but left shortly after to spend several months in India.  Jobs quit Apple Inc. in 1985 after a different with the board of directors and (go) on to found NEXT Computer.  Jobs (make) a triumphant come back to Apple in 1996 where he spent the next decade bringing back success to the company and creating the famous IPod which revolutionised digital music. On October 5, 2011, Apple Inc. announced that co-founder Steve Jobs had died. He was 56 years old at the time of his death.
The correct sequence of the verbs in the past are:

 

a.  Was, met, invented, went, made.

b.  Were, meet, invent, go, make.

c.  Were, met, invent, went, made.

d.  Was, meet, invented,  went, make.

 
 
a. What kind of text is it?
 

 It is a fairy tale.                   It is a biography.

It is a scientific text.             It is a recipe.

 
b. Write T for true or F for false, according to the text.
 

 Jobs was adopted. 

 
         He worked for Nintendo.  
 
         He spent several months in France.
 
         He quit Apple Inc. in 1985.
 
         He died in October, 5, 2011
 
 
5. Look at the pictures and complete the sentences with the correct verb into Simple Past.
 

                                        WATCH - STUDY – SEE - TRAVEL – GO – PLAY  

 
 
           
           a. Emily Spanish yesterday.
 
           b. Grace  to England last Saturday.
 
           c. Peter  TV last night.
 
           d. Sarah shopping last Saturday.
 
           e. Maggie  cards with her mother. 
 
           f. Erika a mouse in her office.
 
 
 
6. Write the sentences into the asked forms:
 
 
a.     She went to the club with her friends. (NEGATIVE)
 
 
b.     They didn’t study last night. (INTERROGATIVE)
 
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c.     Did he travel to France? (AFFIRMATIVE)
 
 
d.     He didn’t like to do it. (AFFIRMATIVE)
 
 
 
7. Follow the example and change the sentences to the Future.
 
 
Ex.:  He studies English for the test.
        He will study English for the test.
 
a) She buys a bike.
 
 
b) We learn English.
 
 
c) They watch TV.
 
 
d) She tells her the truth.
 
 
e) You travel to England.
 
 
f) He plays soccer at the club.
 
 
 
8. Tick () the correct NEGATIVE sentences.
 
Mark can swim at the river.
 
Kathy and Beth aren't friends.
 
Will the boys travel to England?
 
She couldn't tell the secret.
 
We didn't go to school.
 
She is not a good girl.
 
Mike won't like to do that.
 

 

       

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