UNIT 8, 8A Vocabulary, On the phone, page 86-87
1 a He mistakes her for her mother.
b A group are going to the cinema that night and Amelia can text or phone if she wants to join them.
2 c He uses his mother’s.
3 e Because he hadn’t listened to his voicemail for a day or two
f Because his battery was flat and then he put his phone on silent.
4 g She can’t call her mother in England.
h He suggests calling from his phone.
leave a message, enter a number, top up your mobile, listen to your voicemail, put the phone on silent, save to the contacts list, lose the signal, make a call, enable data roaming
6 b / c
10 b / c
1 get through to someone, pick up the phone, switch something off, run out of something, call somebody back, cut somebody off, get back to somebody; These are transitive because they always take an object. We know they take an object because it is given in the examples.
2 get through to someone, run out of something, get back to somebody.
3 pick up the phone, switch something off, call somebody back, cut somebody off; We know they are separable because if the object is a pronoun, it will come before the particle, as in the examples.
1 Because Tom was in a maths lesson.
2 Tom’s phone is running out of credit and the signal is terrible.
1 get through
2 pick up
3 switch (the phone) off
4 speak up
5 running out of; call (you) back
6 breaking up
7 hang up; get back to
UNIT 8, 8B Grammar, Reported speech, page 88
The speakers’ original words are: My right ankle is hurting, but I don’t know why. I haven’t twisted it or anything, but I can’t put any weight on it. I watched a really good video clip on the internet yesterday. I’ll send you a link to the website where I found it. You must watch it.
1 present simple
2 present continuous
3 present perfect
4 past simple
5 can / can’t
6 will / won’t
rule a she must watch it
rule b she’d finished watching it
rule c I’d found it
rule d She told me that her right ankle was hurting …; She said she hadn’t twisted it …;
… but told me she couldn’t put any weight on it; I told Harriet that I had watched …;
I said that I would send her …; I told her she must watch it;
… she said she had come across the same clip …;
She said that after she’d finished watching it …
rule e She said she hadn’t twisted it …;
… but told me she couldn’t put any weight on it; I told her she must watch it;
… she said she had come across the same clip …
She told me that her right ankle was hurting …; She said she hadn’t twisted it … she couldn’t put any weight on it; … I had watched a really good video clip … the day before;
I told her she must watch it; she said she had come across…; She said that after she’d finished watching it, she had thought about sending me the link.
2 Joel said (that) he might disable data roaming when he went abroad the following week.
3 Max said (that) Kelly had never had a mobile.
4 Freddy said (that) he hadn’t topped up his mobile since the month before.
5 My mum said (that) I mustn’t let my battery run out.
6 Sally said (that) Liam had saved my number to his phone book.
7 Tom said (that) that / this time the following week, he would be flying to Prague.