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Stage 11

Expressing your views (2)

1 . Ouça a gravação e identifique o que cada pessoa está fazendo. Em seguida, complete cada frase com o verbo correto.

a) suggesting | b) recommending | c) confirming | d) enquiring | e) inviting | f) introducing | g) congratulating | h) complaining

1 The speaker is ………………… about something.  

2 The speaker is ………………… an arrangement.  

3 The speaker is ………………… a restaurant.  

4 The speaker is ………………… a friend on passing an exam.  

5 The speaker is ………………… a friend to a party.  

6 The speaker is ………………… taking a trip to the beach.  

7 The speaker is ………………… some people to each other.  

8 The speaker is ………………… about prices of flights.  

Grammar: Reporting verbs

Os verbos no exercício 1 podem ser usados para resumir o que alguém disse.

‘I’m afraid I’m not at all happy. The service here is extremely slow.’ = He complained about the slow service.

‘Would you like to come to dinner next Saturday?’ = He invited her to dinner next Saturday.

2 . Ouça as afirmações e indique se as frases abaixo relatam corretamente o que foi dito na gravação.

1 She congratulated me on passing my exam.

2 He congratulated us on our engagement.

3 He complimented me on the meal I cooked.

4 He enquired about the price of a city coach tour.

5 She complained about the noise in the meeting.

6 He recommended a good film.

7 She confirmed the time of their meeting.

8 He suggested going for a picnic.

9 She invited Maxine on a boat trip tomorrow.

10 He predicted that he would pass the exam.

3 . Leia a explicação abaixo de cada ilustração e complete o balão com uma frase apropriada.

20 minutes+

Relacione as frases (1–6) com a resposta apropriada abaixo (a–f).

a) I’d love to. Thanks a lot. | b) How do you do? | c) Thanks. I’m glad you enjoyed it. | d) You used the same excuse last week! | e) That’s right. See you then. Don’t be late. | f) I really must apologise. It won’t happen again.

1 So the bus leaves at seven o’clock from the stop on Broad Street?

2 This is the third time you’ve missed one of my lessons.

3 We’re having a small party tomorrow. Fancy coming along?

4 I’m sorry I didn’t call last night. I was really tired.

5 Jane, this is Ian Langsdale, a colleague from our Chicago office.

6 My compliments on a wonderful meal.


Word Bank

apologise (verbo) = desculpar-se

crash (verbo) = bater

excuse (substantivo) = desculpa

noise (substantivo) = barulho, ruído


Respostas:

Exercício 1

1 h

2 c

3 b

4 g

5 e

6 a

7 f

8 d

Exercício 2

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Exercício 3

Model answers:

2 How much are the tickets for the show?

3 Let’s go for a swim before breakfast.

4 I’m very sorry that I crashed your car.

5 I think you’re going to win!

6 Would you like to come for dinner on Saturday evening?

20 minutes+

1 e

2 f

3 a

4 d

5 b

6 c