Personal matters (key word transformation)

Intermediate Language Practice (Personal matters) Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. Use between two and five words. 1. The children behaved so badly that I lost my temper. angry I _______________because of the children’s bad behaviour. 2. His fidgeting is getting on my nerves. nervous His fidgeting________________________________. 3. I envy her […]

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Personal matters (more practice material)

Intermediate Language Practice (Personal matters) Choose one of the adjectives to fill in the gaps. Some words are to be used more than once. Choose from the list angry  nervous  ashamed  embarrassed  gentle  polite  lazy  tired  sensitive sensible cheerful  sympathetic   bad-tempered  damaged  upset jealous annoyed  bored Kelli was so nervous about her exam that she couldn’t sleep. I could […]

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Personal matters (more exercises)

Choose the correct word. Each word must be used three times. angry* nervous* jealous I was angry about the rumours… Trying to make your boyfriend or girlfriend jealous isn’t a good idea. She was apparently a very nervous woman, and that affected her career. She had been very angry at the person who stole her new bike… I felt very […]

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Personal matters (definitions)

Intermediate Language Practice (Personal matters) Complete the definitions of the topic vocabulary. The answers are in white, highlight the spaces to check. *** When you are angry, you feel strong dislike or impatience about something. If someone is nervous, they are frightened or worried about something that is happening or might happen, and show this in their behaviour. If someone is jealous, they feel […]

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Personal matters (a list of words)

Intermеdiate Language Practice (Personal matters) Study the list of words on the topic: angry сердитый, раздражённый; разгневанный nervous  нервный; ashamed  пристыженный; embarrassed смущённый; растерянный gentle  мягкий, добрый; тихий, спокойный; кроткий (о характере); polite  вежливый, любезный, учтивый, обходительный; благовоспитанный; lazy  ленивый tired  усталый, утомлённый; пресыщенный; sensible  (благо)разумный, здравомыслящий sensitive  чувствительный; восприимчивый; bored скучающий; cheerful  бодрый, весёлый sympathetic  сочувственный; полный сочувствия; вызванный […]

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