A. General Vocabulary
Fill in the gaps. All the words begin with the letters MA– and an extra letter has also been given.
1. Jack lives in Los Angeles ma_ _ _ y. (= mostly)
2. Cats and humans are ma_ _ _ l _, whereas snakes and crocodiles are reptiles.
3. Wearing a seatbelt is ma_ d _ _ _ _ _. It’s the law.
4. Thank you so much for all your help. I don’t know how I would have ma_ _ g _ _ without you.
5. It’s ma_ _ _ l _ _ _ _ what technology can do these days. (=amazing)
B. Idioms: Parts of the body
Choose the correct word to complete the idiom.
1. When you do an online class, make sure you have everything you need at _____ (= nearby) so you don’t have to get up. (chest, finger, hand)
2. I’m sorry I bit your _____ off earlier. I was a bit stressed about my job interview. (hand, head, heart)
3. Julian decided to set up his own business because he was tired of working his _____ to the bone for someone else for so little pay. (fingers, shoulders, teeth)
4. We caught the train by the _____ of our teeth. If we’d arrived a minute later we would have missed it. (hair, gum, skin)
C. Practical English
Choose the right response.
1. “I can’t make the party on Friday night. I have to work the whole weekend.” – “__________”
a) Oh, poor you!
b) Oh, what pity!
2. “Somebody’s just rung the doorbell. Can you answer it?” – “__________”
a) Yes, I go.
b) Yes, I’ll go.
3. “There you go. I’ve fixed your computer.” – “__________”
a) “Thanks so much! I owe you one.
b) Thanks a thousand! You’re the best.”
A. 1. mainly 2. mammals 3. mandatory 4. managed 5 marvellous
B. 1. hand 2. head 3. fingers 4. skin
C. 1. a) 2. b) 3 a)