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1 What do our cities say about us?
Q Skills Listening and Speaking Unit 8

2 agreeable ( adj.) /əˈɡriːəbl/
attract (v) / əˈtrækt/ agreed (adj) (only used before a noun) attraction (n) attractiveness (n.unc) agreement (n) attraction ( adj) agree (v) attractively (adv) hand in hand ( phr) conscientious ( adj.) / ˌkɒnʃiˈenʃəs/  ˌkɑːnʃiˈenʃəs/ conscientiously (adv) conscientiousness ( n, unc) conscience (n)

3 innovation ( n.) /ˌɪnəˈveɪʃn/
mobile (adj.) / ˈməʊbaɪl/ /ˈmoʊbl/ innovator (n) mobile (n.) innovate (v) innovative (adj.) region (n.) /ˈriːdʒən/ satisfy (v.) / ˈsætɪsfaɪ/ satisfaction (n.) regional ( adj.) satisfactory (adj.) satisfied regionally (adv.) satisfactorily (adv.)

4 surroundings (n.) pl /səˈraʊndɪŋz/
surround (n) surround (v) surrounding (adj.) tend to ( phr.)

5 At the wedding last night I was
Surrounded by deafening music.

6 The penguin is surrounded
by baby penguins. This fire surround is quite plain.

7 We need to tend to plants carefully.
The mother duck is tending to her ducklings.

8 This is the latest innovative mobile
from Nokia. Should we stay in this mobile home for our holiday?

9 You really need to be mobile if you live here.

10 They agreed that the proposal was a good one. This man is a conscientious objector he does not want to fight. People are attracted to magnets,,

11 He seems to be satisfied just lying
in the sun. Tuscany is a beautiful region on the west coast of Italy.

12 This building won a prize for its
innovative design. The MMI is a recent innovation in medical science.

13 Poverty and poor health usually
go hand in hand.

14 Each person has to make a decision
according to their own conscience

15 The sharks surrounded the boat.
The island is surrounded by water.

16 A study has found that students who use Facebook to share links
or check up on friends tend to have higher GPA’s than those who use Facebook to make status updates.

17 Buenos Aires, Beijing and Dubai.
Listening 2

18 verb noun adjective adverb phrase/ s artificiality artificial artificially fake celebrate celebration celebrity celebrated celebratory character* characteristic characteristically direct direction direct* directly liven liveliness lively precision precise precisely provide provision provide for

19 verb noun adjective adverb phrasal reveal revelation revealing revealingly update value valuation valued valuable

20 I will take the most direct route to
the hospital Don’t be like Pinocchio, in life it is better to have a direct manner.

21 Equal value should be given to
arts and science subjects. arts science These Faberge eggs are very valuable

22 These are artificial flowers
This is an artificially created lake

23 Tokyo is one of the worlds most
lively cities. It took a while for the game to liven up.

24 Its about time I updated my
computer.! Doctors are finding it difficult to find the the precise cause of breast cancer.

25 Young Muslims celebrate Eid al Fitr

26 When he opened his mouth he revealed his pearly white teeth.
He laughed revealing a line of white teeth.

27 It is important we teach our
children these character traits. Apples can have quite different characteristics.

28 We need to do more to provide people with basic services

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