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Complete the sentences with the correct modal auxiliaries.  

1. You ________  take any medicine without consulting an adult.
2. I am very worried about his health. He keeps coughing. I ________ talk to his doctor.
3. You ________ not worry. It's just all this bad weather. He ________ have caught a bug.
4. Mark is busy revising for his English exam. He ________ come out with us this evening.
5. Helen thinks you really ________ stop going out with Michael. She knows he is unreliable.




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Listen to Sue talking about herself, and fill in the blanks with the missing word.


1. Sue is intolerant to ________ milk.
2. She discovered that she had this problem with milk only ________ years ago.
3. Sue has to find a balance between time spent studying and time spent at ________.
4. She goes to work by ________ and uses her commuting time reading and revising for her course.
5. Sue makes time to see the important people in her life, especially her ________.
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Choose the correct word or words to complete the sentences.



1. When you buy your food, always remember that nice packaging is less important than clear ________ on it.

2. Blocking other people's way with a car is not just annoying. It is ________.

3. If you have got a fever, you ________ keep your room too warm.

4. Your opinion is important to me. I always follow your ________.

5. We have decided to change some of our furniture as ________ quite old-fashioned.
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Complete the sentences using the expressions related to health given below. Adapt them to the sentences when necessary.

call the doctor , feel well, take an aspirin, have a pain, come down, catch a bug, get any better


That day at work, I was not ________
I must have ________ or maybe I was just very tired. I immediately ________ but in the evening, I wasn't ________. So I ________ who told me to go to bed and try to sleep. But that night I couldn't sleep.  I felt awful and ________ in my stomach. The following morning I phoned the doctor again saying that I must ________ with flu and he told me he would come to see me as soon as possible.
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Complete the sentences with the correct quantifier chosen from the list below.

few, lot of, much,  each, some, many, plenty  


Not a ________ people know that food is a reliable indicator of poverty. A photographer and an economist have worked together to document poverty around the world. Ms Lin has calculated how ________ money people living at the poverty line have to spend on food ________ day. It was ________ of her husband's travel experiences that inspired them to study poverty. 'I remember I was in the Wall Street area. There you can see so ________ people with suits and ties, nice sunglasses, nice iPods, but you can also see a ________ beggars. When I was in Calcutta I saw ________ of  homeless people sleeping on the left lanes of the road from the airport. The idea was: is it better to be poor in New York or Calcutta?'
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Use the prefixes below to form the opposite or negative form of the  words below.

UN-   DIS-   IM-   ANTI-   IL-   NON-


1. limited      ________limited
2. function    ________function
3. moral        ________moral
4. renewable    ________renewable
5. legal    ________legal
6. freeze     ________freeze
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Complete each sentence with the correct word.



1. There are many areas now where smoking is not permitted and smoking there is ________.
2. We are what we eat, so read ________ carefully before buying food, especially if you buy it from small shops.
3. Double-parking is certainly one of the most annoying habits of Italian drivers. In such cases, ________ are not as severe as they should be, unfortunately.
4. The way we live is called our ________.
5. ________ are not allowed to buy alcohol in most European countries.
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Add the correct linking phrases, choosing among the ones given below to complete the following report.


The Italian Lifestyle
Italians are warm, welcoming people who love to relax, celebrate and socialize with their family and friends,  ________ often celebration and relaxation take place around the table either at home or in a restaurant. Italians have a passion for eating ________ for talking.
In Italy conversation is an art form, and often the piazza (square) is the central meeting point of Italian culture. ________ piazzas are also the main focal points for festivals, gatherings, celebrations and political events.
________, Italians love eating. Similarly, there is nothing nicer than the tiny family-run grocery shop selling home-bottled vegetables and hand-cut ham. One of the sacred institutions of Italian life is ________ the family-run firm. ________ there are many big important companies, like Ferrari or Fiat, 90% of the Italian economy is still made up of small business  run by  brothers and sisters.
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Think of the word which best fits each gap.


Family mealtimes ________ often be like a battleground,  just getting everyone to ________ table and pleasing all their different tastes. Food in Italy always revolves around the family, and eating together every evening is a great way to ensure children not ________ have a healthy diet, but also spend ________ quality time together. On the Web you can find a ________ of recipe ideas. I think children and teens ________ be involved in preparing family meals. Obviously the recipes ________ be simple enough for everybody to help with and quick enough to have food on the table in ________ time. It's never too early to create interest ________ cooking and teaching children to cook doesn't ________ to be about MasterChef skills.
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Choose the correct form of the verbs.


What an awful day! We ________ have gone on a walking tour but we decided to remain at home. We ________ never turn down an invitation. Despite the motto Carpe diem we tend to become lazy at weekends. It is true that we ________ to relax and take things easy just one day out of seven. Every morning we ________ to go to school and, as it takes half an hour to get there, we ________ get up at 7 to be ready by half past. I know we ________ complain because there are people who come from faraway and ________ catch an early train if they want to be on time.
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