ENGLISH 7: UNIT 11: TRAVELING IN THE FUTURE – PHONETICS

UNIT 11: TRAVELING IN THE FUTURE

PHONETICS

I.Put the questions into the correct column, then practise saying them.

  1. What problems do you think future transport will have?
  2. Does a jet pack take a lot of space?
  3. Have you ever heard of bullet trains?
  4. What means of transport do you think will be used in the future?
  5. Do you think we will use driverless cars in the near future?
  6. How fast can it travel?
  7. Why don’t many people use the personal hover scooter?
  8. Will pollution be much worse?
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 II.Find the word which has a different sound in the part underlined.

  1. A. traffic                         B. same                  C. crash                       D. jam
  2. A. let                                B. jet                      C. vehicle                    D. success
  3. A. foot                             B. scooter              C. shoot                       D. food
  4. A. sky                              B. fly                       C. by                           D. hymn
  5. A. vehicle                       B. rehearse             C. helicopter                D. perhaps
  6. A. space                           B.pack                     C. safe                         D. make
  7.  A. look                        B.scooter C. moon                      D. food
  8.  A. button                     B.funny C. success                    D. function
  9. A. mean pleasant C. easy                        D. heat
  10.  A. popular flop C. hover                      D. programme
  11. A. dear B. fear C. hear                         D. heart

12.A. stupid                B. studio                     C. study                      D. student

13.A. brother               B. thick                       C. they                        D. that

  1. A. machine B. parachute C. champagne             D. cheer

15.A. doctor                B. hospital                   C. pollution                 D. tomorrow

III. Find which word does not belong to each group.

1.A. helicopter B. plane C. flying                      D. cars

2.A. underwater B. taxi C. submarine               D. ocean

3.A. man B. driverless C. pilotless                  D. automatic

4.A. ship B. boat C. sailor                       D. train

5.A. drive B. pedal C. ride                         D. sail

IV. Choose the word in each line that has different stress pattern.

1.A. believe B. avoid C. prefer                      D. happen

2.A. expensive B. wonderland C. favourite                 D. driverless

3.A. system B. transport C. future                      D. traffic

4.A. appearance B. pollution C. personal                  D. opinion

5.A. teleporter B. available C. environment           D. electrical

 

 

ANSWER KEY

I.Put the questions into the correct column, then practise saying them.

 

Rising intonation  Falling intonation 
Does a jet pack take a lot of space?

Have you ever heard of bullet trains?

Do you think we will use driverless cars in the near future?

Will pollution be much worse?

What problems do you think future transport will have?

What means of transport do you think will be used in the future?

How fast can it travel?

Why don’t many people use the personal hover scooter?

 

 

II.Find the word which has a different sound in the part underlined.

  1. B 2. C 3. A                 4. D                 5.   A

6.B                  7.A                  8.C                  9.B                  10.D

11.D                12.C                13.B                14.D                15.C

 

III. Find which word does not belong to each group.

1. D 2. B             3. A                 4. D                 5. D

IV. Choose the word in each line that has different stress pattern.

1.D                 2.A                  3.B                  4.C                  5.A

 

 

 

 

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