Exercise Units ( 1, 2 )
 /  Exercise Units ( 1, 2 )

Exercise Units ( 1, 2 )

Circle the correct word. Then join the sentences using relative pronouns (who or that). (8 POINTS)

1. I’d prefer a(n) (temperamental / supportive / egotistical) boss. I can do my best for her.

___________________________________________________________________ .

2. Zoe is a(n) (introverted / stubborn / stingy) person. She doesn’t change her opinions very easily.

___________________________________________________________________ .

3. Our coach can’t stand (friendly / easygoing / egotistical) players. He can’t talk to them easily.

___________________________________________________________________ .

4. I want to work with an enjoyable person. This person is (intolerant / unreliable / sociable).

___________________________________________________________________ .

 

Put the words in order to make sentences. (3 POINTS)

 

Example: is / when / person / upsets / it / unreliable / a / me

It upsets me when a person is unreliable.

 

_________________________________________________________________.
1. bothers / forgets / when / name / my / someone / it / me

_________________________________________________________________ .

2. when / can’t / meals / during / it / I / people / stand / text

_________________________________________________________________ .

3. friend / me / happy / out / when / it / lunch / makes / me / a / takes / to

________________________________________________________________.

Complete the sentences using gerund phrases and the words in the box. (3 POINTS)

be + flight attendant write + sports column retire + age 50 do + volunteer work
being a flight attendant

Example: He’d enjoy _____________________________ because he loves traveling.
1. _____________________________ seems rewarding. I’ve always been interested in helping others.

2. Kevin wouldn’t like _____________________________ for the school paper. He doesn’t really care about school sports or athletic activities.

3. You’ve saved 25 percent of your salary all your life – now it’s time to have some fun! _____________________________ sounds fantastic. You deserve it!

 

Check (P) the correct response. (4 POINTS)

1. A personal sports trainer probably earns _________ a soccer coach.
◊ better paid than   ◊ not as hard as   ◊ as much as

2. Nurses have _________ pharmacists.
◊ as well paid as   ◊ better people skills than   ◊ more interesting than

3. Long-distance truck drivers are often _________ taxi drivers to drive in bad weather.
◊ better prepared than   ◊ as much driving as   ◊ more driving experience than

4. Working as a bank teller is _________ being a party planner.
◊ worse hours than   ◊ as much as   ◊ less interesting than

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