First Certificate Skills: Use of English. Harrison Mark. Unit 5

Продолжаем серию заметок с дополнительными упражнениями к First Certificate Skills: Use of English by Harrison Mark. Этот учебник будет хорошим дополнением к Destination B2.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на фразовые глаголы

I couldn’t catch [up with] them. They were driving at a higher speed.
I will be back in half an hour. I want to buy coffee water as I have run [out of] it.
My cat was running [after] a mouse when I came into the kitchen.
I don’t think they will ever catch [ on ]. There are so many similar groups.
Many years had passed before I ran [into] her in the street one day.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на устойчивые словосочетания

I [took] advantage of the good weather to stroll in the park three days ago.
If you start jogging it will [ do ] you only good.
Her threats [ have ] no effect on him. He ignores everyone.
If you [paid] more attention to my instructions, you would make fewer mistakes.
Before you start doing something, [ make ] sure that your plan is sound.
He managed to [ make ] contact with the natives soon.
Why doesn’t he [ make ] use of his talent for mathematics?
He [ had ] difficulty in memorising phrasal verbs. The more he learnt the less he knew.
She [ had ] trouble getting his message across to her pupils so she resigned.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на словообразование

They wanted to promote him to the senior [editor]. EDIT
He was a promising young [musician] who wasted his talent like many others. MUSIC
Last month, they announced the [creation] of a new company. CREATE
I want to see a [lawyer] before I say anything. LAW
It was argued that he was a willing [participant] in the crime. PARTICIPATE
Many people expressed grave concerns that the investigation was [politicized] and biased. POLITICS
He made his living by working as a ski [instructor] in the winter. INSTRUCT
She took up a post as a research [assistant]. ASSIST
He’s an avid [reader] of fantasy books. READ
She’s always wanted to be a foreign [journalist]. JOURNAL
My dad has never trusted [politicians]. POLITICS
Your [participation] in this investigation is obligatory. PARTICIPATE

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на слова близкие по значению

There should be no discrimination on the [grounds] of ethical beliefs.
Children always [insist] on doing everything in their own way.
Knowledge and experience are [called] for in this job.
The police are still trying to find out the [cause] of the explosion.
I have always [supported] the Republicans.
I [demand] to see the manager. I want to make a complaint.
We have standards to [maintain]. Those who will fail can’t be admitted.
You are [required] to complete a special form.
He says he can no longer [cope] with the demands of the post.
We are worried about the [influence] of the Internet on children.
We used to be good friends once but now I can’t [stand] her.
I don’t understand the [reason] why he was so rude and argumentative.

First Certificate Skills: лексика по теме speech

I want you to stop [making] weird accusations against her.
In my opinion he is ill-bred. He [made] no apology.
Could you [give] me an explanation for your unsatisfactory results?
I [got] the blame for our defeat in the semifinal.
It was rather difficult but we [came] to an agreement in the end.
Could I have a word with you in private? I [ owe ] you an apology.
He was not a person to [make] idle threats.
He [made] a criticism of his predecessors. It is rather convenient to accuse others of your misfortunes.
She had a(n) [argument] with him about his being untidy.
He was to [blame] for the loss of the client.

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