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Stage 11

Expressing your views (1)

1 . Leia estes pequenos textos e preencha as lacunas usando uma palavra do quadro.

congratulate | complain | predict | suggest | apologise | describe | recommend | invite

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2 . Você ouvirá seis diálogos curtos. O que a segunda pessoa está fazendo em cada conversa? Complete as frases abaixo usando uma das palavras do quadro. Consulte as palavras que você não conhece no Word Bank.

explaining | introducing | confirming | predicting | enquiring | complimenting

1 The second speaker is ……………… her friend.

2 The second speaker is ……………… about train times.

3 The second speaker is ……………… how to use something.

4 The second speaker is ……………… some people to each other.

5 The second speaker is ……………… an arrangement.

6 The second speaker is ……………… a result.

Grammar: Nouns from verbs

Muitos verbos podem tornar-se substantivos.

qualify – qualification
arrive – arrival
fail – failure
expect – expectation

He didn’t qualify for the job because he didn’t have the right qualifications.
Everyone was disappointed when she didn’t come.
Fortunately, their disappointment didn’t last long.

3 . Complete cada uma das frases com um substantivo formado a partir dos verbos do exercício 1. Certifique-se de usar a forma correta (singular ou plural) da palavra.

1 We need to decide where to hold the annual meeting. Has anyone got any ……………… ?

2 Could you give me a ……………… of the person who stole your handbag?

3 It is so cold in this cinema, I am going to have to make a ……………… !

4 He demanded an ……………… for the late delivery of the new washing machine.

5 ……………… on your engagement! I hope you’ll both be very happy together.

6 Why weren’t you at work yesterday? I’d like you to give me an …………… .

7 Some people do not agree with the ……………… about global warming.

8 Thanks a lot for the ……………… to your wedding. We’d love to come.

20 minutes+

Escolha a forma correta do substantivo para cada verbo na lista. Alguns deles não existem.

1 congratulate = congratulations / congratulatings

2 complain = complainment / complaint

3 recommend = recommendment / recommendation

4 predict = prediction / predictness

5 apologise = apologiser / apology

6 invite = invitement / invitation

7 suggest = suggestion / suggestment

8 describe = describion / description

9 enquire = enquirement / enquiry

10 explain = explanation / explainy

11 introduce = introducement / introduction

12 confirm = confirmness / confirmation


Word Bank

celebrate (verbo) = comemorar, celebrar

complain (verbo) = reclamar

congratulate (verbo) = parabenizar

delegate (substantivo) = delegado (de delegação)

predict (verbo) = prever

recommend (verbo) = recomendar

unwind (verbo) = relaxar


Respostas:

Exercício 1

1 complain

2 congratulate

3 recommend

4 apologise

5 invite

6 predict

7 suggest

8 describe

Exercício 2

1 complimenting

2 enquiring

3 explaining

4 introducing

5 confirming

6 predicting

Exercício 3

1 suggestions / recommendations

2 description

3 complaint

4 apology / explanation

5 congratulations

6 explanation

7 predictions

8 invitation

20 minutes+

1 congratulations

2 complaint

3 recommendation

4 prediction

5 apology

6 invitation

7 suggestion

8 description

9 enquiry

10 explanation

11 introduction

12 confirmation