MATRIX INTERMEDIATE WORKBOOK
Units: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Unit 8 What if ... ?
Unit 8. Writing a discursive composition. An ideal job
Writing a discursive composition
10 An ideal job
A Read the two compositions and answer these questions. Which composition:
a is well-organised?
B Which composition do you think is the best?
C In 1 which of the words and phrases in bold are used to introduce:a a contrast?
11 WritingNow read this question.
If you could meet three famous people, who would you choose to meet and why?
A Choose one person from each of these categories.1 a pop star or a film star
2 a famous sports star
3 a famous person in history
B Answer these questions.1 What have they done? / What did they do?
2 Why do you admire them?
3 What would you say to them?
C List other reasons why you would like to meet them.
D Write your composition using the outline below. If I could meet three famous people, I think I would choose ... (which people?). First of all, I would like to meet... (who?). It seems to me that.... (why are they special? why would you like to meet them?) Secondly, I would like to meet.... I personally feel... (why are they interesting? what would you ask them?) My third and final choice would be ... . In my opinion ... (why do you admire them?) To sum up ... (summarise why they are interesting for you).
Unit 1. BORN TO BE BRILLIANT. Writing
descriptions. Travel and sightseeing. |
Unit 2. THE WRONG MAN. Writing a profile. Words describing appearance.
Unit 3. TIMES PAST. Writing a Talk. The Millenium Dome.
Unit 4. SMALL BEGINNINGS. Writing a letter of complaint.
Unit 5. FAME AND FORTUNE. Writing a composition. The Lottery.
Unit 6. TAKING RISKS. Writing a biography.
Unit 7. MEANS OF COMMUNICATION. Writing a report. ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERNET TO YOUNG PEOPLE.
Unit 8. WHAT IF ... ? Writing a discursive composition. An ideal job.
Unit 9. TRAVELLERS' TALES. Writing a story. My holiday nightmare.
Unit 10. THE RIGHT CHOICE. Writing a job application.