ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADOApril 2013FUTURE TECHNOLOGYVOCABULARYTechnologyA. Complete the definitions with the correct word.1. Go...
ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO13. Ciberoom: A virtual room where Internet users talk to each other.New words in EnglishA. Every year...
ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO3. Medal: To win a medal in a sporting event or competition by finishingfirst, second, or third.4. Sec...
ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO1. We hired a car when we arrived at the airport but it broke __off__ on theway to the hotel.2. My mum...
ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADOLISTENINGA. You are going to watch and listen to a guide to an area ofLondon. Listen carefully and tic...
ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO2. Whitechapel b. 2012 OlympicsStadium 53. London Docklands c. Bangladesh community14. Canary Wharf d....
ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO2. Whitechapel b. 2012 OlympicsStadium 53. London Docklands c. Bangladesh community14. Canary Wharf d....
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  1. 1. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADOApril 2013FUTURE TECHNOLOGYVOCABULARYTechnologyA. Complete the definitions with the correct word.1. Google: To look for a piece of information using a well-known searchengine.2. Blogger: A person who writes kind of diary on the Internet.3. Tweet: To send a message on Twitter.4. Gamer: A person who plays online games.5. Like: To give a favourable opinion of something on Facebook.6. Website: An episode of an Internet-based drama.7. Text: To send someone an SMS.8. Cyberbully: An Internet user who uses aggressive behaviour tointimidate other Internet users.9. Trending: A subject which everyone is talking about on socialnetworking sites.10. Unfriend: To remove someone from your list of friends on Facebook.11. Webinar: A seminar given using the Internet.12. Tag: To put someone’s name on a photo on Facebook.
  2. 2. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO13. Ciberoom: A virtual room where Internet users talk to each other.New words in EnglishA. Every year new words enter the English dictionary. Below are some newwords from 2012. Write the words next to their definitions. Then check youranswers at:http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/press-releases/uk-word-of-the-year-2012/1. Omnishambles: A situation that has been comprehensivelymismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.2. Games maker: A volunteer responsible for helping the public at anOlympic venue during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.medal (verb) YOLO Games MakerMobot omnishambles second screening
  3. 3. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO3. Medal: To win a medal in a sporting event or competition by finishingfirst, second, or third.4. Second screening: the practice or activity of watching television whilesimultaneously using a smartphone, tablet computer, laptop, or otherscreen device, typically in order to read about the programme beingwatched or post about it on a social media site.5. Mobot: A characteristic gesture as performed by the British long-distance runner Mo Farah on winning the 5,000 and 10,000 metresevents at the 2012 Olympics, in which both arms are arched above thehead with the hands pointing down to the top of the head to form adistinctive ’M’ shape.6. YOLO: ‘You only live once’, typically used as a rationale or endorsementfor impulsive or irresponsible behaviour.VOCABULARYPhrasal verbsA. Complete the sentences using the words in the box.in up back down out after off x 2
  4. 4. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO1. We hired a car when we arrived at the airport but it broke __off__ on theway to the hotel.2. My mum always feels nervous just as the plane is taking __up__ andlanding.3. I set __off__ at six o’clock so that I would arrive at the hostel before theother travellers.4. Phone me from the airport after you’ve checked ___in__.5. I hate sleeping in a tent because I can’t put __down__ with themosquitoes and other insects.6. The taxi had to turn __back__ when it reached the mountain roadbecause a tree had fallen and was blocking the way.7. Would you mind looking __after__ my cat while I’m on holiday nextweek?8. We are planning to travel for six months but if we run __out___ ofmoney, we’ll be back sooner!
  5. 5. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADOLISTENINGA. You are going to watch and listen to a guide to an area ofLondon. Listen carefully and tick the London neighbourhoodsthat are mentioned.http://www.sightseer.tv/london/eastlondonoverview1. Covent Garden ___2. Brick Lane __x__3. Whitechapel __x__4. Oxford Street ____5. London Docklands __x__6. Hyde Park ____7. Canary Wharf __x__8. Notting Hill ____9. Stratford __x__B. Watch and listen again. Match the neighbourhood with what it isfamous for.1. Brick Lane a. Bombed during WW II3
  6. 6. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO2. Whitechapel b. 2012 OlympicsStadium 53. London Docklands c. Bangladesh community14. Canary Wharf d. Jack the Ripper 25. Stratford e. London City Airport 4C. Complete the sentences. Write one word in each gap.1. Brick lane is famous for ____curry______ restaurants.2. You can go on a ____walking______ tour to see where Jack the Rippercarried out his attacks.3. In the 1980s the docklands transformed into a ‘mini_____Manhattan_____’.4. East London has its own airport which is popular with ___business_travellers.5. The Excel Centre is an important conference and ____exhibition______centre.6. Next door to the 2012 Olympic Site there is a huge ____shopping____centre.
  7. 7. ANGELA MUÑOZ DELGADO2. Whitechapel b. 2012 OlympicsStadium 53. London Docklands c. Bangladesh community14. Canary Wharf d. Jack the Ripper 25. Stratford e. London City Airport 4C. Complete the sentences. Write one word in each gap.1. Brick lane is famous for ____curry______ restaurants.2. You can go on a ____walking______ tour to see where Jack the Rippercarried out his attacks.3. In the 1980s the docklands transformed into a ‘mini_____Manhattan_____’.4. East London has its own airport which is popular with ___business_travellers.5. The Excel Centre is an important conference and ____exhibition______centre.6. Next door to the 2012 Olympic Site there is a huge ____shopping____centre.

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