Unit 3
Grammar Practice (Plus)
1 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1 Currently, our u...
3 Rewrite the sentences in the passive form. Omit the agent where possible.
1 Someone is showing the researchers around th...
5 Rewrite the sentences in two different ways, beginning as shown.
1 A scientific journal has reported that the number of ...
7 Translate the sentences into your own language.
1 A lot of money was taken from the safe.
______________________________...
Vocabulary Practice (Plus)
1 Complete the definitions with the correct verbs.
1 To _________________ an illness is to say ...
3 Complete the dialogue with appropriate words.
Doctor Could you tell me what your symptoms are?
Simon Yes, of course. I (...
4 Make adjectives from the verbs in the box. Then complete the sentences with
adjectives.
cure

pain

hope

predict

harm
...
5 Complete the sentences with the correct words.
1 You must have picked _________________ a cold when you went cycling in ...
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  1. 1. Unit 3 Grammar Practice (Plus) 1 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1 Currently, our understanding of the body _________________ (revolutionize) by developments in genetic science. 2 The patient _________________ (just / give) an injection. He ’ll be asleep in a moment or two. 3 The importance of using antiseptic _________________ (understand) for the first time two hundred years ago. 4 Sandra _________________ (must / give) the wrong medicine. That ’s why she looks so ill. 5 Such a difficult operation _________________ (not carry) out before. It really was a first. 6 Everybody _________________ (tell) to evacuate the building when we got there. 2 Complete the text with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. A new cookbook (1) _________________ (just / publish) which is full of recipes that (2) _________________ (design) to make you fit. It (3) _________________ (write) during last summer ’s major athletics championships. At that time, a number of top athletes (4) _________________ (ask) to describe what they ate on a typical day. It is their recipes that (5) _________________ (include) in the book. So, now you can eat what athletes eat. However, you (6) _________________ (should / warn) that if you want to win an Olympic medal, the recipes (7) _________________ (have to / follow) exactly! Buy one now. By next Christmas the books (8) _________________ (will / sell) out. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  2. 2. 3 Rewrite the sentences in the passive form. Omit the agent where possible. 1 Someone is showing the researchers around the new facility. ___________________________________________________________ 2 Doctor Smith is treating one of his elderly patients for arthritis. ___________________________________________________________ 3 Someone must clean all the equipment after every experiment. ___________________________________________________________ 4 The athlete recently broke the world record for the 800 metres. ___________________________________________________________ 5 Medical researchers have discovered a new cure for cancer. ___________________________________________________________ 4 Rewrite the sentences in two ways. Use the direct object as the subject, then the indirect object as the subject. 1 People are giving charities lots of money to fight epidemics in Africa. ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ 2 The teacher should have told the students the truth. ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  3. 3. 5 Rewrite the sentences in two different ways, beginning as shown. 1 A scientific journal has reported that the number of cases of meningitis is rising. It _________________________________________________________ . The number of cases _________________________________________ . 2 Many people think science is more important than arts and literature. It _________________________________________________________ . Science ____________________________________________________ . 3 Some said that mapping the human genome was impossible. It _________________________________________________________ . Mapping ___________________________________________________ . 6 Rewrite the sentences using have / get something done. 1 Where did you restyle your hair? Where _____________________________________________________ . 2 The optician has just tested my eyesight. ___________________________________________________________ 3 Will someone fix the tiles on the roof of your garage? ___________________________________________________________ 4 Amy wants someone to paint her kitchen. ___________________________________________________________ 5 Gardeners are replanting our neighbours ’ lawn. ___________________________________________________________ © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  4. 4. 7 Translate the sentences into your own language. 1 A lot of money was taken from the safe. ___________________________________________________________ 2 Jack hasn ’t been told if the disease is curable. ___________________________________________________________ 3 Anaesthetic was first used in the 19th century. ___________________________________________________________ 4 It is said that a cure for old age will be found soon. ___________________________________________________________ © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  5. 5. Vocabulary Practice (Plus) 1 Complete the definitions with the correct verbs. 1 To _________________ an illness is to say what the illness is. 2 To _________________ medicine is to say which medicine to take. 3 To _________________ is to feel a lot of pain. 4 To _________________ an illness is to use medicine to cure it. 5 To _________________ is to move an organ from one body to another. 6 To _________________ is to become healthy after an illness. 7 To _________________ an organ is what the body does when it says no to a transplant. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 Our bodies are able to _________________ tissue. That ’s why cuts and scars heal. 2 I _________________ nauseous. I ’m going to be sick. 3 Fiona took a day off school because she _________________ a high fever. They called the doctor. 4 This pizza _________________ delicious. Where did you buy it? 5 Did the doctor give you a _________________ for tablets? 6 Your respiratory _________________ allows you to breathe. 7 Some cheeses have a really strong _________________. They get right up your nose! © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  6. 6. 3 Complete the dialogue with appropriate words. Doctor Could you tell me what your symptoms are? Simon Yes, of course. I (1) _________________ a terrible cough and I (2) _________________ sick. Doctor OK. Well, we can (3) _________________ the cough with this medicine. Simon I also (4) _________________ a terrible stomach ache and I (5) _________________ just a little bit dizzy at times. Doctor It sounds like you ’ve (6) _________________ a stomach bug. I ’m going to (7) _________________ some pills. Take this to the chemist ’s and you should (8) _________________ better soon. The antibodies in your blood stream need to (9) _________________ the illness so you must take it easy and (10) _________________ yourself. That way you ’ll (11) _________________ the illness in a couple of days. Simon OK. Thanks, doctor. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  7. 7. 4 Make adjectives from the verbs in the box. Then complete the sentences with adjectives. cure pain hope predict harm avoid 1 Washing in disinfectant gets rid of _________________ bacteria. 2 Fortunately, the injection was _________________. I didn ’t feel a thing. 3 We are _________________ that this rain will blow over soon. The weather forecast said it would brighten quickly after a wet start. 4 I twisted my ankle playing football. It was very _________________. It really hurt!! 5 We have to work late today. It ’s _________________. We just have too much to do. 6 Sarah has an _________________ form of cancer. She isn ’t going to get better, I ’m afraid. 7 Rebecca ’s victory was _________________. Everybody expected her to win. 8 A lot of accidents are _________________. People just need to be more careful. 9 Tina is _________________ at tennis. She can ’t even hit the ball straight! 10 Advances in modern medicine mean that a lot more diseases are _________________ these days. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  8. 8. 5 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 You must have picked _________________ a cold when you went cycling in the rain last weekend. 2 Could you look _________________ the baby while I go shopping? 3 Bill hasn ’t come _________________ from the operation yet. He ’s still unconscious. 4 Steve passed _________________ during PE. He was unconscious for ten minutes. 5 It often takes a while to get _________________ a bad dose of the flu. 6 Antibodies are great at fighting _________________ disease and prevent us from getting ill. 6 Write a word for each definition. 1 The sound you make in your throat when you ’re ill. _________________ 2 This word means you feel like you ’re going to be sick. _________________ 3 Bad cells that are diseased are described using this word. _________________ 4 The part of the body that joins your leg to your body. You shake it when you salsa. _________________ © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010

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