Copy Of Insight -pre-intermediate Unit 6 Vocabulary And Crammar

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        Complete the sentences with the words below in the correct form. appear     spend     arrest     punish     charge     commit     get     pay     a)   15-year-old brothers Jack and Tom 1. ____________ into trouble when they were caught spraying graffiti on the walls of their school. The police 2.  ____________ them and they had to 3.  ____________ in court. The court didn’t 4.  ____________ them with any crime, but ordered the parents to 5.  ____________ a fine. b)   Under 18-year-olds 6. ____________ a quarter of all crimes in the UK. The main offences are mugging, theft and shoplifting. c)   Of all the teenagers that 7.____________ time in prison, 92% will reoffend again. So is this the best way to 8. ____________ them? 

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      Replace the phrases in brackets with negative adjectives. a)    A journey to school shouldn’t be 9 ____________ (dangerous), but in Ohio 1,256 teens have been hit by a car on their way to school since 2008.b)    66% of females in the world are 10____________ (not able to read and write).c)    More and more teachers are complaining that in recent years students have become very 11____________ (rude) and they can’t do anything about it. d)    Three-quarters of Canadian teenagers are 12 ____________ (sad) about their lessons in school and homework. What they like about school are their friends. e)    In our school we have very 13 ____________ (not normal) laws. One thing that is       14 ___________ (against the law) is bringing a mobile phone to lessons. 

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    Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense.    Journeys to schoolOrkney island, ScotlandJordan lives on Orkney island and can see his school from his garden. But to get there, he needs to catch a ferry because the school is on a different island. If he 15__________________ (miss) the ferry, he 16__________________ (not / make) it to school. Sometimes Jordan has to stay after school to make up for the missed lessons. He 17__________________ (fall) behind if he 18__________________ (not / stay). Trong Hoa, VietnamThe children in the village of Trong Hoa have to swim across a 15-metre river in order to get to their school. If they 19__________________ (not / be) careful, their clothes and books 20__________________ (get) wet. So they put them in plastic bags and secure them tightly. They use the bags to help them float across the river. 

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    The word "commit" can have multiple meanings depending on the context. It can refer to making a pledge or promise, as in committing to a relationship or a goal. It can also mean to carry out or perform an action, such as committing a crime or committing to a decision. Additionally, in the context of software development, "commit" refers to saving changes made to a code repository. Without further context, it is not possible to determine the specific meaning of "commit" in this question.

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    The term "impolite" refers to behavior or language that is not respectful or considerate towards others. It suggests a lack of manners or rudeness in one's actions or words. This can manifest in various ways such as being rude, disrespectful, or offensive towards others.

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    The word "unhappy" is a simple adjective that describes a state of being not happy or satisfied. It is likely the correct answer because it directly relates to the given word "unhappy."

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        Choose the correct answers.    I’ll probably study to be a teacher when I finish school.

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      I’m sure that I will study to be a teacher when I finish school.

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      It’s very likely that I will study to be a teacher when I finish school.

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      I’ll certainly study to be a teacher when I finish school.

    Correct Answer
    B. It’s very likely that I will study to be a teacher when I finish school.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It’s very likely that I will study to be a teacher when I finish school." This answer suggests that there is a high probability or strong possibility that the person will study to be a teacher after finishing school. It implies a sense of confidence in their future career choice.

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    It’s possible that I’ll study abroad.

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      I might study abroad.

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      I’ll definitely study abroad.

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      It’s unlikely that I’ll study abroad.

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    A. I might study abroad.
    Explanation
    The phrase "I might study abroad" suggests that there is a possibility or chance that the person will study abroad. It does not guarantee or confirm that they will definitely study abroad, but it indicates that it is a potential option for them.

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    Perhaps I’ll win the poetry competition. 

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      I’m sure I’ll win the poetry competition.

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      I’ll definitely win the poetry competition.

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      I might win the poetry competition.

    Correct Answer
    C. I might win the poetry competition.
    Explanation
    The phrase "I might win the poetry competition" suggests that there is a possibility of winning, but it is not guaranteed. The other options ("I’m sure I’ll win the poetry competition" and "I’ll definitely win the poetry competition") express a high level of confidence and certainty, which is not conveyed in the original statement. Therefore, "I might win the poetry competition" is the most appropriate answer.

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    Maybe I’ll be famous.   

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      It’s possible I’ll be famous.

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      It’s unlikely I’ll be famous.

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      It’s certain I’ll be famous.

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    A. It’s possible I’ll be famous.
    Explanation
    The statement "Maybe I'll be famous" suggests that there is a chance or possibility of becoming famous in the future. It indicates that the person is considering the potential of achieving fame, but there is no certainty or guarantee. Therefore, the correct answer is "It's possible I'll be famous."

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       I’ll definitely be famous.    

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      It’s certain I’ll be famous.

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      It’s unlikely I’ll be famous.

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      It’s possible I’ll be famous.

    Correct Answer
    A. It’s certain I’ll be famous.
    Explanation
    The given statement expresses a strong belief or certainty about becoming famous in the future. The phrase "It's certain" indicates a high level of confidence in this outcome.

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