Sentence translation
Unit 1 .
  1. I don’t mind getting up early
2. I quite like playing tennis at the weekend
3. I fall asleep in front of the TV most nights.
4. How often do you go out for a drink with your friends?
5. Do you need an alarm clock to wake up in the morning?
6. He swims for two hours before breakfast.
7. He doesn’t go out in the week at all.
8. What time do you start work?
9. I hardly ever stay in bed late, I prefer getting up early in the morning.
10. Everybody knows that cats like sleeping.


Unit 2.

  1. My grandmother fell on the pavement and broke her arm.
  2. When we were on holiday last year, I took a lot of photos.
  3. I went to a concert last night and saw two really good bands.
  4. Have you ever downloaded music from the internet?
  5. She’s nervous because she hasn’t ridden a horse before.
  6. I’d like to apply for the job of sales assistant.
  7. Have you done this kind of job before?
  8. I worked for three years in a shop.
  9. You are the most intelligent students I’ve ever had.
  10. Where were you born?
Unit 3.
  1. Have you finished unit 6 yet?
  2. We are going to finish it next week.
  3. When are you going to give up smoking?
  4. It’s Jane’s birthday next week. What are you going to buy her?
  5. This is the car which I would like to buy.
  6. We’ve just bought a new electric cooker.
  7. I’d love to work abroad- perhaps in New York.
  8. The men who robbed the post office escaped in a black BMW.
  9. This is the restaurant where John asked me to marry him.
  10. I would like to be a vegetarian, because it’s healthier, but I like meat too much.
UNIT 4
Part I
  1. At 8,800 metres they stopped and lay down every few steps because of the lack of oxygen.
  2. Messner thought he was going to burst like a ballon.
  3. Most people can hold their breath for 2 or 3 minutes.
  4. My brother isn’t afraid of anything.
  5. My dad never lets anyone stop him.
  6. Diving is more dangerous than you think.
  7. Messner is stronger and fitter than most people.
  8. He probably won’t be the most intelligent person in the world but he is obviously one of the bravest men I have ever met.

Part II

  1. Learning English is the biggest challenge in my life at the moment.
  2. Our course last a weekend and teaches you basic skills that you need to survive.
  3. During the course you have a lot of opportunities to practise these skills.
  4. You learn a lot about yourself and how well you can cope with unexpected situations.
  5. I hope that gives you some idea of what to do.
  6. This is the coldest winter we have had in many years.

Part III

  1. How much do they charge to change Euros into Pounds?
  2. What does she offer to do?
  3. On the London Underground people don’t talk to each other and in the rush hour is really crowded.
  4. That doesn’t mean they are unfriendly, it just means you might have to get to know them first.
  5. How long does I take you to do this translation?. It takes me one hour.
  6. I’ll tell you what to do when I get home. /As soon as I get home.
  7. Do you know how far the station is?


Unit 5
  1. Sam has worked for our company for six months.
  2. I have known Maria for six years, I met her at a party.
  3. I used to like my job more than I do now.
  4. Are you sure you have to take all your certificates to the interview?
  5. I got in touch with an old friend via the website.
  6. He used to be a heavy smoker.
  7. Ken and Jo have gone out together for nearly a year.
  8. In state schools students don’t have to wear school uniform.
  9. I’ll be 85 on my next birthday.
  10. I haven’t had a summer holiday for years.
Unit 6
  1. What are you doing tonight? I’m having lunch with some friends, but I’d like to go to the cinema.
  2. That suitcase is too heavy for you to carry. Wait a minute and I’ll help you with it.
  3. What’s your new friend like? He’s a very interesting person, he listens to people and he is always helping his friends.
  4. Many couples are too young to get married, that’s why they divorce soon.
  5. Thanks for the money, if I see you tomorrow I’ll pay you back.
  6. Phone me as soon as you find out; if I’m not at home leave a message on my answer phone.
  7. Linda thinks there aren’t enough interesting things to do in Punta Cana, she doesn’t like sunbathing.
  8. I love reading because it’s a way of escaping what surround us.
  9. We’ve decided we’d like to stay at home, it give us the simple but important satisfaction of enjoying of a peaceful and quiet holidays.
  10. Who helped them to look after them?

Unit 6
1. What are you doing tonight? I’m having lunch with some friends, but I’d like to go to the cinema.
2. That suitcase is too heavy for you to carry. Wait a minute and I’ll help you with it.
3. What’s your new friend like? He’s a very interesting person, he listens to people and he is always helping his friends.
4. Many couples are too young to get married, that’s why they divorce soon.
5. Thanks for the money, if I see you tomorrow I’ll pay you back.
6. Phone me as soon as you find out; if I’m not at home leave a message on my answer phone.
7. Linda thinks there aren’t enough interesting things to do in Punta Cana, she doesn’t like sunbathing.
8. I love reading because it’s a way of escaping what surround us.
9. We’ve decided we’d like to stay at home, it give us the simple but important satisfaction of enjoying of a peaceful and quiet holidays.
10. Who helped them to look after them?