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Parts of the face
Complete the text with the words below. There are two extra items.

If you scan someone's face from top to bottom, you'll start at their ________, just below their hair. People have lines in it when they're worried. Then you'll go down to the ________, which some people now have tattooed. These are above the ________. There are many different eyeshadows to colour these. The next part you'll see is the ________, in the middle of the face, with two ________ on either side. Below the nose you'll notice the reddish ________ around the ________.
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Summative exercise
Complete the text about art and magic with the words below.

Venus and Mars, a 15th century ________ by Botticelli, shows the god of wars with his ________ closed sleeping deeply under the spell of Venus. It seems she ________ making him powerless. Her power in the painting is probably a sign of her magic as well as myth, and the painting itself may ________ as a good luck token to bring happiness and health.

Hew Draper ________ in the Tower of London for witchcraft in the 16th century. Like many other prisoners, he ________ inscribe graffiti on the walls of his cell. He carved an astrological orb and other magic symbols on the wall. The Salt Tower, where he ________ prisoner, is said to be the most haunted part of the tower.

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Young people and art
Listen to young people talking about art and complete the sentences with the words below. There are two extra items.

Speaker 1 says: the sky and ________ conditions stand out in the artist's work.

Speaker 2: was able to identify with the celebration of ________ pleasures.

Speaker 3 says: a female form was created to resemble a ________ with hills.

Speaker 4 says: the paintings provided her with an emotional ________.

Speaker 5 says: the artist's work was inspired partly by African ________.
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Passive: present and past simple
Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences.

In restaurants, soup ________ with bread or rolls.

They ________ champagne in Germany.

That American singer ________ for her outrageous costumes.

Renzo Piano ________ the Shard building in London.

Coffee ________ all day in the Corner Café.

The children ________ to keep quiet in the museum.
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Active to passive
Change the active sentences into the passive, omitting the agent where possible.

They baked the vegetable dish in the oven.
The ________.

How many portraits did they choose for the exhibition?
How ________?

When a ball hits a window, it usually breaks.
When ________.

People often leave rubbish in public parks.
Rubbish ________.

They didn't sell many tickets.
Not ________.
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Visual arts
Complete the definitions with the words below. There are two extra items.

A painting of nature which usually has a bowl of fruit and greenery in it: ________

The ones of all Kings and Queens of England can be seen in a London art gallery: ________

A piece of artwork which is taken with a camera: ________

Something 3-dimensional which can be appreciated from different angles: ________

A painting of the sea: ________

It may be difficult to interpret when you see it in a gallery for the first time: ________
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Keith Haring
Read the text and choose the correct ending to complete the sentences: write the correct number near each sentence in the first group.


Keith Haring was an American artist, famous for his pop art, street art and sculptures. In this stage of his career he used a tag to sign his work. He first became famous when his stylized chalk drawings of people and dogs in thick lines and bright colours were spotted on New York subways. He later created bigger, colour work such as murals and sculptures. His work was influenced by his political and personal beliefs and by other artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. After becoming popular with both the general public and critics, his work was exhibited widely in the United States. Madonna used his art for animated backdrops in one of her tours. His first major UK exhibition was held at Tate Liverpool from summer 2019. Add more?


Haring's drawings could first be admired in... ________
Other famous artists... ________
He mostly drew people... ________
His first exhibitions were held in... ________
Tate Liverpool was the first UK gallery... ________
Some of his designs were used by... ________


1 to host a big show of his work.
2 American undergrounds.
3 a famous American singer.
4 and dogs.
5 inspired his work.
6 the US.
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Ability in the past
Each sentence has one error: find it!


Luckily, I could stop my car before it crashed into the wall.

We didn't manage to speaking to the manager before she left.

Was you able to understand the instructions in the booklet?

Sammy succeeded to passing her university entry exam first time.

Did you managed to book a window seat on the train?

It was a wonderful exhibition and we weren't able to buy the catalogue at a discounted price.
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Have/Get something done
Rewrite the sentences using the have / get something done structure and the prompts in brackets.

I cleaned my silk dress.
I ________. (have)

We've just mended our dishwasher.
We've just ________. (have)

My brother is painting his fence.
My brother is ________. (get)

The gym repaired some equipment.
The gym ________. (have)

My sister is going to dye her hair.
My sister ________. (get)

They didn't build a new garden shed.
They didn't ________. (have)
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Summative exercise
Choose the corrective alternative to complete the sentences.


Mascara is used to make your ________ look longer.

I had to hold my ________ and not say a word to anybody.

News of the storm ________ in yesterday's papers.

Are hot meals ________ all day in this restaurant?

Michelangelo's Pietà is one of the most famous ________ in the world.

The fire started very quickly, but luckily everyone ________ escape from the building.
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