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I like ………’s place, because ………………………..

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Biographies

A) Use the simple past tense and fill in the gaps with the following verbs:

Be (4X) – go (X4) – make (X3) – live – love – hear – sing – buy – become (X2) – return

Elvis Presley …………………in a very poor family,  he ……………….. music so he ………………… to church every Sunday and ………………. in the choir.
When he ……………….. 13, his mother ……………………him a guitar.
, in 1954, he ……………… to a recording Studio called Sun Records. He wanted to make a record for his mother’s birthday. The secretary at the studio ………………….. Elvis singing and she told her boss, Sam Phillips. Phillips ………………………..Elvis’ manager and Elvis ……………… his first single – That’s All Right Mama. People called him “The King of Rock and Roll Music”  he ……………………… very popular all over the world.
In 1955 Elvis appeared on TV in New York.
After that, in 1956, he ……………..to Hollywood and ………………..his first film ’Love me tender’. In the next two years, he …………………….many songs.
, in 1958 he joined the American army and ……………….to Germany to be a soldier. When he ………………………. to the United States in the 60s, pop music ………………. different. British groups like The Beatles  The Rolling Stones were the new stars.
, Elvis ………………… a millionaire, but he …………… a very lonely man. In his last years he became fat and very sad.

B) Add a link word each time you see the following symbol  :
And – then – to conclude – finally – because – but

 

  1. C) Use the simple past tense and fill in the gaps with the following verbs:

 

Be (2X) – earn – start (X2) – have – win – become – create – donate – write (2X) – criticized – suffer –send – conclude

 

He ………………..a solo career in 1971. His 1982 album called “Thriller” was the best-selling album of all times. He played famous dance moves such as the robot and the moonwalk. He ……………. hundreds of awards all around the world : 13 Grammy Awards J 26 American music awards (which is more than any other singer), he …………….. the first to win the International Artist Award, for his global performances and humanitarian concerns, etc.  Jhe ……………………. the most awarded artist in the history of music. He ………………….. millions of dollars and ………………………….. them to charities.

In the 1980s, his skin colour ………………………. to change J he ……………….. a disease called Vitiligo. It ………………. a shock for everyone.

In 1988, Jackson ………………………….. his first and only autobiography, Moonwalk and sold 200,000 copies. In his autobiography,  Jackson ………………….. about his childhood, his father’s strict discipline and the abuse he had ……………………….., his skin problems, his vegetarian diet, etc.

J, Jackson ………………………… the Heal the World Foundation in 1992. The foundation …………….. millions of dollars around the globe to help children threatened by war, poverty, and disease.

J Jackson was often …………………………….. by the press for many scandals J the justice always …………………………. that Jackson did nothing wrong..

 

  1. D) Add a link word each time you see the following symbol J :

And – then – so – to conclude – but – because

 

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Prepare your test!

STUDIARE: per es. 1: le descrizioni dei mestieri sono nell’unità 8 del libro 2;

es. 2-6:pp. 22, 26, 27 (modalità di espressione di eventi futuri);

per es. 7: scheda delle abilità;

per es. 8: p. 21.

Tutti gli esercizi svolti in classe sono reperibili qui sotto.

1)

  1. Police Officer          T                               a) person who drives a bus
  2. Cook                                                     b) person who teaches students
  3. Waiter                              c) person who makes and designs clothes
  4. Fashion designer                  d) works in a hospital and helps doctors
  5. Movie director                      e) person that can draw cartoons well
  6. Pilot            f) rescues people from burning buildings and helps put out fires
  7. Writer                                                g) person who drives a taxi
  8. Cartoonist                                       h) someone who can sing well
  9. Basketball player            i) works in a hospital and cures sick people
  1. Bus driver     j) flies an airplane
  2. Scientist k) person who acts in a movie
  3. Teacher l) does the cooking in a restaurant
  4. Journalist m) takes people’s orders in a restaurant and serves food
  5. Doctor     n) person who reports news on TV, radio or newspaper
  6. Nurse                o) someone who writes books and stories
  7. Farmer p) works in a laboratory and does experiments
  8. Actor q) someone who makes movies
  9. Firefighter r) person that can play basketball well
  10. Singer s) works on a farm and grows crops or looks after animals
  11. Taxi driver t) works in a police station and keeps people safe
  12. Mechanic                                 u) plays the piano well
  13. Engineer v) person in the army who wears a uniform and has a gun
  14. Pianist w) works in an animal hospital and looks after sick animals
  15. Soldier x) repairs machines and vehicles such as cars and buses
  16. Hairdresser y) someone who designs and constructs buildings
  17. Veterinarian      z) someone who cuts and styles hair

2) What are you going to do next weekend/next year/when you grow up? Why do you want to be……?

 

3  Scrivi le espressioni nel riquadro in ordine temporale.

  next month      next weekend     tomorrow morning

next week        tonight                        tomorrow night

 

  tonight                               

1  ______________________      4  ______________________

2  ______________________      5  ______________________

3  ______________________          next year

 

 

4            Scrivi domande e risposte con going to.

è you/come/with us to the cinema? (û)
_Are you going to come with us to the cinema? No, I’m not._

1   Mike/visit/his grandparents next weekend? (ü)

2   what/Stevie/study at university? (Chemistry)

3   when/we/have a test? (on Thursday)

4   we/have/a competition this weekend? (û)

 

5 Completa le frasi con will o going to e i verbi tra  parentesi.

1 I think you                     (like) this film. It’s got Johnny Depp in it.

2 My brother                     (buy) a new car soon. He’s got a lot of money.

3 I                     (have) a party next Sunday. Are you coming?

4 Be careful with that ball! You                     (break) the window.

5 Are you watching The Voice? Do you think Max                     (win)?

 

be going to               predictions

6  Osserva le figure e completa le frasi con la forma giusta di be going to.

   she / win the race

   She isn’t going to win the race.                          

1  it / rain

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2  they / go by bike

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3  it / eat the fish

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4 he / go to the concert

 

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5  she / play basketball

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7) WHAT SKILLS DO YOU NEED TO BE A…..

DOCTOR/PILOT/ ATHLETE/JOURNALIST/HAIRDRESSER

8) Imagine the world in 100 years