Unit 2, Grade 9: City Life – A Closer Look 2
Guide to answer
2. gets on with
3. take your hats off
4. grown up
5. shown around
6. pull down
first. The city has just established a library in the Western Suburbs.
2. I don’t think Fred is happy to be back with Daniel. They are always arguing.
3. You should take off your hat in the cinema.
4. Their children have grown up and left their hometown to work in the city.
5. We were taken around town by a student volunteer.
6. The town council decided to demolish the buildings, because it was not safe.
1.5. Task 1 Unit 2 Grade 9
Underline the phrasal verbs in the sentences and match them to their meaning from the box (Underline the phrasal verbs in the sentence and match them with their meanings in the table.)
first. You don’t need the light on in here. Turn it off, please.
2. They offered him a place at the company but turned it down.
3. The doctor wanted to go over the test results with her patient.
4. Once you’ve finished cleaning, you can go on with your work.
5. When you come inside, you should take off your coat and hat.
6. The local meeting is on Oct. 15th. Put it down in your diary.
Guide to answer
first. turn it off → press the switch: turn off the light
2. turn it down → refuse: refuse
3. go over → examine: check
4. go on with → continue doing: continue doing
5. take off → remove: take off, remove
6. put it down in → make a note: note
first. You don’t need to turn on the lights here. Turn it off.
2. They offered him a position at the company but he turned it down.
3. Doctors want to scrutinize test results with their patients.
4. Once you have finished cleaning, you can continue your work.
5. Once you get inside, you should take off your coat and hat.
6. The local meeting is on October 15. Write it down in your diary.
1.6. Task 6 Unit 2 Grade 9
Read the text and find eight phrasal verbs. Match each of them with a definition the box. (Read the passage and find 8 phrasal verbs. Match each phrasal verb with the appropriate meaning in the table. )
Guide to answer
– dress up = put on smart clothes: put on clothes
– turn up = arrive: appear
– find out = discover: discover
– go on = continue: continue
– get on = make progress: progress
– think over = consider: consider
– apply for = ask for (a job): apply for a job
– cheer up = make someone feel happier: cheer up
Her first evening working at the bar, Sarah wore a dress. She wears a black dress and white blouse, because she looks more graceful. However, when she returned, she discovered that the manager had been dishonest with her about the job. She has to both serve the guests and also work in the kitchen. However, she decided to go work at the bar for the time being. In the end, she did a good job. Three months later, she saw an advertisement in the newspaper hiring a sales assistant at a department store. She thought it over carefully and decided to apply. “But I won’t tell anyone until I get a new job!” She thought. Believing in doing things differently made her feel happier.
2. Practice Task 1
Complete the sentences using the given words.
Question 1: There are many stores in the …………….. area of the city.
A. downtown B. suburb C. mountain
Question 2: Most big companies are built and developed in ………. areas.
A. urban B. rural C
Question 3: …… a majority of Vietnamese small and medium enterprises do not have in-house designers or specialized design staff, they have to hire freelance designers.
A. While B. Since C. Due to D. Despite the fact
Question 4: ……… a large number of the country’s craft villages are suffering from a shortage of human resources and difficulties in building brand recognition, many international organizations have had projects to help them.
A. However B. But C. Even D. Although
Question 5: Nowadays, Tan Chau artisans can produce silk of multiple colors …………. they can meet customers’ demands.
A. so B. so that C. but D. in order
3. Practice Task 2
Find the word which has a different sound in the part underlined.
Question 1: A. feature B. culture C. suggestions D. statue
Question 2: A. fabulous B. packed C. asset D. canal
At the end of the lesson, you need to remember two important grammar points:
– Stress on content words in sentences (Press the sound on the word containing the content in the sentence)
In spoken language, the following types of words are often stressed when speaking: main verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, Wh- questions, and negative forms of sentences (don’t, doesn’t… ),
Often pronouns, articles, prepositions, conjunctions, to be, auxiliary verbs… will be omitted or unstressed when pronouncing.
Ex: Where by you like going at weekends?
– Phrasal verbs (verb phrase)
Phrasal Verb in English is a conjugation of a very basic verb accompanied by one or two prepositions. The meaning of Phrasal Verb is difficult to guess based on the meaning of the verb and the prepositions that form it.
Ex: look after (take care of), break down (Damaged)