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Stage 10

Getting away from it all

1 . Você tem algum lugar em que costuma passar seu tempo livre? Pode ser a praia, um lugar no campo ou um quarto tranquilo em casa. Qualquer lugar em que você se sinta relaxado. O que você faz para fugir da rotina?

2 . Lin, Nancy e Cathy são três executivas muito ocupadas e que vivem e trabalham em Hong Kong. Elas são amigas e se encontram uma vez por semana para almoçar, relaxar e “fugir da rotina”. Ouça a conversa das três no táxi a caminho do restaurante e complete as frases abaixo com as palavras do quadro.

doctor | businesswoman | teacher | patients | Brazil | lessons

1 Lin is a ………………………… .

2 Lin is talking about a project in ………………………… .

3 Nancy is a ………………………… .

4 Nancy has had a good week because she did not have to see many ………………… .

5 Cathy is a ………………………… .

6 We know this, because she talks about preparing ………………………… .

3 . Ouça a conversa novamente e complete as frases com um dos verbos do quadro abaixo.

go ahead with | give up | pick up | cut down on | break into | get on with

1 Nancy asked the taxi driver to ……………………… two people at the Star Ferry.

2 Lin is afraid that another company will ……………………… the market first.

3 She thinks her company should just ……………………… the project.

4 Nancy was glad to be able to ……………………… her paperwork.

5 At first, Cathy decided to ……………………… smoking, but now she has decided to ………………………

Grammar: Multi-word verbs

Lembre-se: os verbos preposicionais são verbos comuns como go, get, make e give combinados a preposições e advérbios, formando assim um novo verbo.

Cathy gave up smoking.

4 . Ouça a conversa entre duas mulheres no fim de um almoço e complete o
diálogo com verbos preposicionais.

5 . Anote os verbos preposicionais nas frases à esquerda (1–4). Em seguida, relacione as frases da esquerda (1–4) com as da direita (a–d).

1 Cathy had work to get through later

2 Lin wondered if somebody could drop in

3 It took Lin a month to get over wanting a cigarette

4 Cathy asked Lin to put away her credit card

a) on Nancy’s mother to see if she was OK.

b) because she hadn’t finished it during the day.

c) but now she doesn’t think about smoking.

d) because it wasn’t her turn to pay.

20 minutes+

Escolha o verbo preposicional adequado para substituir o verbo ou a expressão entre parênteses.

get through | look after | pick up | gave up | cut down

1 My father (stopped) ………………… smoking a long time ago.

2 The doctor has just told my father to (eat less) ………………… on bread.

3 I had a lot of work to (complete) ………………… last week.

4 Children should (help and support) ………………… their parents when they are old.

5 I had to (collect) ………………… my briefcase from the office.


Word Bank

break into (verbo) = entrar ou ganhar importância (no mercado)

cut down on (verbo) = reduzir

get on with (verbo) = continuar a fazer algo

give up (verbo) = abandonar (um hábito)

go ahead with (verbo) = levar adiante

independent (adjetivo) = independente

lesson (substantivo) = lição

lucky (adjetivo) = sortudo

patient (substantivo) = paciente

patient (adjetivo) = paciente

pick up (verbo) = pegar

project (substantivo) = projeto

ridiculous (adjetivo) = ridículo


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1 business woman

2 Brazil

3 doctor

4 patients

5 teacher

6 lessons

Exercício 3

1 pick up

2 break into

3 go ahead with

4 get on with

5 cut down on / give up

Exercício 4

1 look at

2 get through

3 look after

4 drop in

5 looks in on

6 give up

7 get over

8 Put away

Exercício 5

1 get through / b)

2 drop in / a)

3 get over / c)

4 put away / d)

20 minutes+

1 gave up

2 cut down

3 get through

4 look after

5 pick up