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Lesson 9 - Revision

In this last lesson of the course you will practice your vocabulary, grammar and writing. First, study the vocabulary of the course in Exercise 9.1. Then practice infinitives and –ing forms, articles and indefinite pronouns in Exercises 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4. In the last exercise you will write a composition.

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Exercise 9.1

Revision - Match the words

Study the vocabulary of this course carefully and then check here if you can match the words correctly.

Tehtävä arvioidaan S/K.

1. soitin A. public
2. esiintyä B. percussions
3. kapellimestari C. perform
4. lyömäsoittimet D. author
5. säveltäjä E. playwright
6. harjoitukset F. sequel
7. yleisö G. audience
8. ilmaista H. instrument
9. kirjailija I. conductor
10. käsikirjoitus J. script
11. näytelmäkirjailija K. fame
12. julkinen L. express
13. palkinto M. prize
14. kuuluisuus N. composer
15. jatko-osa O. rehearsal

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Exercise 9.2

Revision - Infinitives and -ing forms

Fill in the blanks with infinitives or –ing forms.

Tehtävä arvioidaan arvosanalla 4-10.

1. Do you feel like to the movies tomorrow evening?

2. Sure! I want that new Finnish movie.

3. I used snacks at the movie theater every time I went but now I can’t stand that much for candy and soft drinks.

4. Tom and Tina enjoy in the front row at the movies.

5. I personally hate any film that close to the screen.

6. I took a course in making movies where they taught us ­­­ all sorts of equipment.

7. Did you study ­­­­ the film and all that?

8. Yes, I did, and that you must remember ­­­­ the master copy untouched!

9. I really appreciated ­­­­­ about all that stuff.


Exercise 9.3

Revision - Articles

Add a, an or the in the correct places. Leave the slot empty if you think no article is necessary.

Tehtävä arvioidaan arvosanalla 4-10.

1. If we went to London, what places would we visit?

2.Since you have not been there before, we would see all main tourist attractions.

3. We would start from Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. Then we would visit Tower of London so you could see Crown Jewels and guards they call Beefeaters.

4. After walking down Downing Street we could go and see city from London Eye. Maybe we could take evening cruise on River Thames.

5. I have not travelled in Europe that much. There are so many places to see! I like nature so walking and skiing in Alps would be fun. I have been to Canary Islands twice but it would be nice to go to Greece and swim in Mediterranean

6. Biking is also one of my hobbies so Netherlands would be good country to visit. Since Belgium is right there, maybe I could take train to Brussels and see headquarters of European Union.

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Exercise 9.4

Revision - Indefinite pronouns

Fill the missing indefinite pronouns.

Tehtävä arvioidaan arvosanalla 4-10.

1. I don’t know about making movies but it would be nice to know .

2. My sister worked as an extra in short film but she didn’t get money for it – did.

3. years ago there was a film crew at my parents’ house.

4. They needed a place to shoot a commercial and asked my mother if she knew who would have a suitable place.

5. of my parents were very excited about it, and ­ was so nice and was broken.

6. The director had made many commercials so went well.

7. actors were very experienced but did this for the first time.

8. actor knew his or her lines and supported .

9. Even the child actors didn’t really make mistakes.

10. It would be fun to do like that again.

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Exercise 9.5

Revision - Composition

Your last task is to practice your writing skills and write a composition of about 150-250 words in English. Choose one of the four titles below.

Tehtävä arvioidaan arvosanalla 4-10.

1. My favourite book / movie
Write about your favourite book or movie.

2. My favourite actor / author
Write about your favourite actor/actress or author.

3. The Anglo American lifestyle
What do you know about the Anglo American lifestyle? What is it famous for? Write about it here.

4. The Finnish lifestyle
What do you think about the Finnish lifestyle? What are the things you like about it? Is there something you don’t like?

Submit your composition below.



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