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ACTIVITIES MAY
FUTURE TECHNOLOGY
Vocabulary
A. Complete the definitions with the correct word
1. Google: To look for a piece of information using a well-known search
engine.
2. Blogger: A person who writes kind of a 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. Webisode: An episode of an internet-based drama
7. Text: To send someone an SMS
8. Ciberbully: An Internet user who uses aggressive behaviour to intimidate
other Internet users.
9. Trending: A subject which everyone is talking about on social networking
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
13. Chatroom: A virtual room where Internet users talk to each other.
New words in English
A. Write the words next to their definitions
Omnishambles: A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged,
characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations
Games Maker: a volunteer responsible for helping the public at an Olympic
venue during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Medal: to win a medal in a sporting event or competition by finishing first,
second, or third
Second screening: the practice or activity of watching television while
simultaneously using a smartphone, tablet computer, laptop, or other screen
device, typically in order to read about the programme being watched or post
about it on a social media site.
Mobot: a characteristic gesture as performed by the British long-distance
runner Mo Farah on winning the 5,000 and 10,000 metres events at the 2012
Olympics, in which both arms are arched above the head with the hands
pointing down to the top of the head to form a distinctive ’M’ shape
YOLO: ‘you only live once’, typically used as a rationale or endorsement for
impulsive or irresponsible behavior.
VOCABULARY
A. Complete the sentences using the words in the box
1. We hired a car when we arrived at the airport but it broke down on the way to
the hotel
2. My mum always feels nervous just as the plane is taking off and landing.
3. I set off at six o’clock so that I would arrive at the hostel before the other
travellers.
4. Phone me from the airport after you’ve checked in
5. I hate sleeping in a tent because I can’t put up with the mosquitoes and other
insects.
6. The taxi had to turn back when it reached the mountain road because a tree
had fallen and was blocking the way.
7. Would you mind looking after my cat while I’m on holiday next week?
8. We are planning to travel for six months but if we run out of the money, we’ll
be back sooner!
LISTENING
A. You’re going to watch and listen to a guide to an area of London. Listen
carefully and tick the London neighbourhood that are mentioned:
1. Covent Garden
2. Brick Lane✓
3. Whitechapel✓
4. Oxford Street
5. London Docklands✓
6. Hyde Park
7. Canary Wharf✓
8. Notting Hill
9. Stratford✓
B. Watch and listen again. Match the neighbourhood with what it is famous for:
Brick Lane: Bangladesh community
Whitechapel: Jack the Ripper
London Docklands: Bombed during WW II
Canary Wharf: London City Airport
Stratford: 2012 Olympics
C. Complete the sentences:
1. Brick Lane is famous for curry restaurants.
2. You can go on a touristic tour to see where Jack the Ripper carried 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 businesstravellers
5. The Excel Centre is an important conference andexhibition centre
6. Next door to the 2012 Olympic Site there is a huge shoppingcentre

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  • 1. ACTIVITIES MAY FUTURE TECHNOLOGY Vocabulary A. Complete the definitions with the correct word 1. Google: To look for a piece of information using a well-known search engine. 2. Blogger: A person who writes kind of a 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. Webisode: An episode of an internet-based drama 7. Text: To send someone an SMS 8. Ciberbully: An Internet user who uses aggressive behaviour to intimidate other Internet users. 9. Trending: A subject which everyone is talking about on social networking 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 13. Chatroom: A virtual room where Internet users talk to each other. New words in English A. Write the words next to their definitions Omnishambles: A situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations Games Maker: a volunteer responsible for helping the public at an Olympic venue during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Medal: to win a medal in a sporting event or competition by finishing first, second, or third Second screening: the practice or activity of watching television while simultaneously using a smartphone, tablet computer, laptop, or other screen device, typically in order to read about the programme being watched or post about it on a social media site.
  • 2. Mobot: a characteristic gesture as performed by the British long-distance runner Mo Farah on winning the 5,000 and 10,000 metres events at the 2012 Olympics, in which both arms are arched above the head with the hands pointing down to the top of the head to form a distinctive ’M’ shape YOLO: ‘you only live once’, typically used as a rationale or endorsement for impulsive or irresponsible behavior. VOCABULARY A. Complete the sentences using the words in the box 1. We hired a car when we arrived at the airport but it broke down on the way to the hotel 2. My mum always feels nervous just as the plane is taking off and landing. 3. I set off at six o’clock so that I would arrive at the hostel before the other travellers. 4. Phone me from the airport after you’ve checked in 5. I hate sleeping in a tent because I can’t put up with the mosquitoes and other insects. 6. The taxi had to turn back when it reached the mountain road because a tree had fallen and was blocking the way. 7. Would you mind looking after my cat while I’m on holiday next week? 8. We are planning to travel for six months but if we run out of the money, we’ll be back sooner! LISTENING A. You’re going to watch and listen to a guide to an area of London. Listen carefully and tick the London neighbourhood that are mentioned: 1. Covent Garden 2. Brick Lane✓ 3. Whitechapel✓ 4. Oxford Street 5. London Docklands✓ 6. Hyde Park 7. Canary Wharf✓ 8. Notting Hill 9. Stratford✓
  • 3. B. Watch and listen again. Match the neighbourhood with what it is famous for: Brick Lane: Bangladesh community Whitechapel: Jack the Ripper London Docklands: Bombed during WW II Canary Wharf: London City Airport Stratford: 2012 Olympics C. Complete the sentences: 1. Brick Lane is famous for curry restaurants. 2. You can go on a touristic tour to see where Jack the Ripper carried 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 businesstravellers 5. The Excel Centre is an important conference andexhibition centre 6. Next door to the 2012 Olympic Site there is a huge shoppingcentre