UNIT 4, 4E Word Skills, do, make and take, page 47
do What can I do for you? I’m afraid you can’t do that. Well, this house would be a great place to do yoga.
make Can I make an appointment to look around?
take Just take your yoga mat outside onto the cliff.
1 pt = past tense; pp = past participle
2 Three meanings are included.
3 They are separated with small arrows.
4 Because they show a useful collocation.
UNIT 4, 4F Reading, Alternative living, page 48-49
Text A is about a sculptor who makes shelters for homeless people out of rubbish.
Text B is about people who build their own tiny ecological homes.
Text C is about a microhouse designed by the architect Renzo Piano, who designed the Shard in London.
Text D is about converting shipping containers into homes for homeless people.
1 Text B: miniature homes; And with wheels on their home, …; cosy wooden home
2 Text D: old shipping containers; stackable; The containers will sit on top of one another with stairs connecting them.
1 B (Now you can find thousands of instructional videos on YouTube, if you want to make your own!)
2 A (Gregory searches on rubbish dumps to find pieces to use. A washing machine door … A fridge door … has useful shelves on the inside.)
3 C (The house is called ‘Diogene’, named after the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes, who rejected luxury by living in a large ceramic jar!)
4 B (Ryan Mitchell, founder of thetinylife.com website, who organises conferences for interested people.)
5 C (It’s really energy-efficient, with solar panels on the roof.)
6 D (The Brighton Housing Trust has been inspired by a similar housing estate in the Netherlands.)
7 D (They are also stackable. The containers will sit on top of one another with stairs connecting them.)
1 He finds them in rubbish dumps.
2 He sometimes uses a fridge door.
3 She has been living there since 2004.
4 He is famous for designing the Shard in London.
5 It has solar panels and a container to collect rainwater.
6 In the Netherlands