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Unit 1 Language summary
Vocabulary
Nouns
(homemaking) ability accomplishment affection (physical) attractiveness (close) friend homemaking intelligence leadership passion performance (earnings) potential selflessness (fashion) sense sense of humor sensitivity (job/social) skills success warmth

Adjectives
Personalities
easygoing egotistical intolerant modest organized (un)reliable sociable stingysupportive temperamental

Verbs
Modals
can/could will/would

Other
brag can’t stand find get (along [with]/angry/annoyed) go out (with) have (a sense of humor/in common)

Other
attractive depressed ideal interested mad

Preposition
during (a movie)

Pronouns
him/herself others someone

Expressions
Expressing likes and dislikes
What kind of . . . do you like? I like people who/that . . . . I’dprefer someone who/that . . . . I like/love (it when) . . . . I’d really like to . . . . I don’t mind it when . . . .

Making an offer
Let me . . . .

Expressing agreement and disagreement
For me, . . . ./I think . . . . I agree./I’m not sure I agree. I feel the same way.

Asking for more information
What else?

Expressing approval
Oh, good. Great!

Complaining
I can’t stand it when . . . . I thinkit’s disgusting when . . . . It bothers me when . . . . I hate it when . . . .

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Unit 2 Language summary
Vocabulary
Nouns
Jobs/Occupations/ Careers
accountant (secret) agent air traffic controller architect child-care worker choir director (high school) coach (gossip) columnist comedian (restaurant) cook counselor (clothing/Web) designer (bus/taxi)driver flight attendant headhunter (aerobics) instructor intern landscaper lawyer pharmacist politician psychiatrist (newspaper/TV) reporter veterinarian

Verbs
conduct earn seem sound

Other
(dis)advantage landscaping (job) lead orchestra salary (public) speaking tan

Adverb
probably

Conjunctions
as but

Adjectives
conventional enterprising investigative (un)predictable realistic socialExpressions
Asking for and giving an opinion
What do you think? As far as I’m concerned, . . . . How about this/that? In my opinion, . . . ./It seems/sounds . . . . Doesn’t that sound . . .? It sure does.

Expressing surprise
Really? Are you kidding?

Expressing enthusiasm
Wow! Guess what . . . . That's great!

Disagreeing
Not so! I don’t think so. I don’t agree! I’m not so sure.

Making a suggestion
Let’s .. . .

Beginning a series
First of all, . . . .

Adding information
In addition, . . . . Further, . . . . On the other hand, . . . . For example, . . . .

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Unit 3 Language summary
Vocabulary
Nouns
(digital) camera espresso (staff) meeting (phone) number give (a gift) have (a party) look at make (a phone call/a request) move (into) offer (anapology) owe (an apology) receive (a compliment/a gift/ an invitation/a phone call) refuse (a gift/a request) reject return (a favor/a phone call/ a compliment) spill stay take back take care (of) turn down (an invitation)

Adverbs
before out

Prepositions
at (five) behind (me) on (Friday)

Adjectives
complicated free (= not busy) ready underwater

Interjections
by the way of course uh uh-huh um yeahVerbs
accept (an apology/an invitation/ a request) decline deny (a request) do (a favor) finish

Expressions
Talking on the telephone
Hi, . . . . This is . . . . Oh, hi, . . . . What’s up? Would you mind if I . . . ? That’s OK, I guess. I wonder if . . . . Sure, that’s fine. I was wondering if you’d mind . . . . Not at all.

Leaving telephone messages
Hello? Hello. May I speak to . . . , please? I’msorry, . . . ’s not in right now. Would you like to leave a message? Yes, please.

Thanking someone
Thanks a million./Thanks! Sure.

Making, accepting, and declining requests
Could you please . . . ? I’d like to, but . . . ./I’d be glad to. Is it OK if I . . . ? Of course. Do you mind if I . . . ? Go right ahead!/I’m sorry, but . . . Would it be OK if I . . . ? Fine. No problem.

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