UNIT 8, 8C Listening, Prediction, page 87
In photo A, I think I can see a man in a tent. The tent is on the side of a mountain. It doesn’t look safe. The man is probably tired, so he’s resting.
In photo B, two people are climbing a steep rock face. They’re using ropes.
In photo C, it’s dark. A man is looking at a rock. He’s wearing a light on his head.
1 They wanted to climb the Dawn Wall.
2 It’s a one thousand-metre rock face on El Capitan, a mountain in Yosemite National Park.
3 It is using ropes only for safety, not for climbing.
4 They trained for six years.
5 They attempted it at the end of 2014.
2 thirsty / hot
3 El Capitan / the mountain / the Dawn Wall / the hill
4 the world / Yosemite / Turkey
5 drove away / waited
6 cash / credit card / debit card
8 internet / web
2 really thirsty
3 the hill
4 the world
5 drove to work
6 debit card
7 before the end of term
2 went to sleep
3 on social media websites
4 falling off the rock face
5 stayed fine
6 stop for a few days
7 arrived at the top
8 in the world
1 How long did you train for? We trained for six years.
2 When did you start to climb? We started in December.
3 How many hours did you climb each day? We climbed for about seven hours.
4 Did you get any injuries? I cut my finger badly and we had to stop for a few days.
5 Where did you sleep? We slept in our tent.
6 What was the biggest danger? The weather.
UNIT 8, 8D Grammar, will, page 88
People with physical disabilities compete in the Paralympics.
Affirmative ‘I will never forget that moment,’ she says. ‘I think I’ll probably take a short break,’ says Ellie. She’ll be a member of the British Paralympic team for years to come.
Negative She won’t stop swimming – that’s certain!
Interrogative What will she do when she finishes her course?
1 won’t arrive
2 ’ll see
3 won’t do
4 won’t be
5 ’ll meet
6 Will … be, will
I think I’ll probably take a short break,’ says Ellie.
2 I think / I don’t think the 2028 Olympics will be in Europe.
3 I think / I don’t think I’ll go to a live sports event in the next few months.
4 I think / I don’t think Neymar will score more than 30 goals next season.
5 I think / I don’t think Andy Murray will play at Wimbledon next year.
6 I think / I don’t think Spain will win the World Cup in 2022.