Copy Of Gateway A2 Unit 4 Reading

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  • 1. 

    Read the blog posts about holidays. Write the people (A, B or C) in the questions (1–6).        A.   Jane     We stayed at the Stella Hotel in Malaga in Spain. We had a fantastic holiday. We loved the hotel and the people were very kind to us. We went swimming every day at the lovely beach. It was only two minutes from the hotel. The rooms in the hotel were very comfortable and the food in the dining room was good. We ate a lot of chips and pizza! There weren’t any Spanish dishes on the menu, but that wasn’t a big problem.B.   RobertWe went to a small town in Turkey and stayed in the Hotel Nova. I didn’t like it because I had to stay in the same room as my brother. Our room was very small and there wasn’t a TV! We couldn’t see the sea from the window but I liked the swimming pool. That was good. There weren’t any excursions, so we took a taxi to visit interesting places, but it wasn’t expensive. We saw some amazing places.C.   CarolineWe went to France and stayed in the Hotel Belle Vue in Cannes. It was a beautiful hotel with lots of trees and flowers. It was near the beach, but I preferred the pool at the hotel. There weren’t any shops near the hotel. We wanted to buy some souvenirs, but we couldn’t. We bought postcards, but they were all pictures of the hotel! The hotel was very busy, but after dinner in the evening there wasn’t anything to do. It was really boring. There were TVs in the rooms, but the programmes were in French and we couldn’t understand them! Which person:had nothing to do at night? ________ 

    Explanation
    Person C, Caroline, had nothing to do at night. In the blog post, Caroline mentions that after dinner in the evening, there wasn't anything to do at the hotel. She found it really boring. This is supported by the statement that there were TVs in the rooms, but the programmes were in French and they couldn't understand them. Therefore, person C had nothing to do at night.

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  • 2. 

    Read the blog posts and choose the best answers, A, B or C. A.   JaneWe stayed at the Stella Hotel in Malaga in Spain. We had a fantastic holiday. We loved the hotel and the people were very kind to us. We went swimming every day at the lovely beach. It was only two minutes from the hotel. The rooms in the hotel were very comfortable and the food in the dining room was good. We ate a lot of chips and pizza! There weren’t any Spanish dishes on the menu, but that wasn’t a big problem.B.   RobertWe went to a small town in Turkey and stayed in the Hotel Nova. I didn’t like it because I had to stay in the same room as my brother. Our room was very small and there wasn’t a TV! We couldn’t see the sea from the window but I liked the swimming pool. That was good. There weren’t any excursions, so we took a taxi to visit interesting places, but it wasn’t expensive. We saw some amazing places.C.   CarolineWe went to France and stayed in the Hotel Belle Vue in Cannes. It was a beautiful hotel with lots of trees and flowers. It was near the beach, but I preferred the pool at the hotel. There weren’t any shops near the hotel. We wanted to buy some souvenirs, but we couldn’t. We bought postcards, but they were all pictures of the hotel! The hotel was very busy, but after dinner in the evening there wasn’t anything to do. It was really boring. There were TVs in the rooms, but the programmes were in French and we couldn’t understand them!It was ……………………… from the Stella Hotel to the beach.  

    • A.

      A lovely walk

    • B.

      A long way

    • C.

      A short distance

    Correct Answer
    C. A short distance
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a short distance." This is because in Jane's blog post, she mentions that the lovely beach was only two minutes away from the Stella Hotel. Therefore, it can be inferred that the beach was a short distance from the hotel.

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  • 3. 

    The Stella Hotel didn’t serve any ……………………… . 

    • A.

      Local food

    • B.

      Fast food

    • C.

      English food

    Correct Answer
    A. Local food
    Explanation
    The Stella Hotel didn't serve any local food. This means that the hotel did not offer any dishes or cuisine that was specific to the region or locality where it was located. Instead, they may have offered a variety of other types of food such as international cuisine or dishes from different cultures.

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  • 4. 

    Robert wasn’t happy because ……………………… . 

    • A.

      He didn’t like the beach

    • B.

      He didn’t have enough space

    • C.

      The swimming pool was too small

    Correct Answer
    B. He didn’t have enough space
    Explanation
    The reason why Robert wasn't happy is that he didn't have enough space. This suggests that there was a lack of sufficient room or area for Robert, which likely made him feel uncomfortable or restricted in some way. The other options provided (not liking the beach and the swimming pool being too small) are not mentioned in the given information and therefore cannot be considered as the cause of his unhappiness.

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  • 5. 

    Robert and his family took a taxi to ……………………… . 

    • A.

      Get to the beach

    • B.

      Go shopping

    • C.

      Go sightseeing

    Correct Answer
    C. Go sightseeing
    Explanation
    The question states that Robert and his family took a taxi to somewhere. The options given are to get to the beach, go shopping, or go sightseeing. Since they took a taxi, it implies that they were going to a location that is not within walking distance. Going sightseeing is a common activity that people do when they are in a new place and want to explore the attractions and landmarks. Therefore, the most logical option is that Robert and his family took a taxi to go sightseeing.

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  • 6. 

    There weren’t any shops so Caroline ……………………… .  

    • A.

      Didn’t buy anything to take home

    • B.

      Couldn’t buy any food

    • C.

      Didn’t find any postcards

    Correct Answer
    A. Didn’t buy anything to take home
    Explanation
    Caroline didn't buy anything to take home because there weren't any shops. Since there were no shops available, she didn't have the opportunity to purchase any items to bring back with her.

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  • 7. 

    The ……………………… only had pictures of the hotel.  

    • A.

      TV

    • B.

      Souvenirs

    • C.

      Postcards

    Correct Answer
    C. Postcards
    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that there were only pictures of the hotel available. The most likely item to have pictures of the hotel would be postcards, as they are commonly used to showcase images of tourist attractions, including hotels. Therefore, postcards is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Which person:visited places away from the hotel? ________

    Correct Answer
    B
  • 9. 

    Which person:liked the people at the hotel? ________

    Correct Answer
    A
    Explanation
    The person who liked the people at the hotel is represented by option A.

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  • 10. 

    Which person: went swimming at the beach a lot? ________

    Correct Answer
    A
    Explanation
    Person A went swimming at the beach a lot.

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  • 11. 

    Which person: wasn’t happy with their room? ________

    Correct Answer
    B
  • 12. 

    Which person: wanted to go shopping? ________

    Correct Answer
    C
    Explanation
    Based on the given question, we are asked to identify the person who wanted to go shopping. The only information provided is the letter "C" as the answer. Without any additional context or options, it is not possible to determine the specific person who wanted to go shopping. Therefore, the question is incomplete and the correct answer cannot be determined.

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