Bridge January-February 2018


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Part One: 1C, 2D, 3B, 4A

Part Two: 5F, 6T, 7F, 8T, 9T, 10F, 11F, 12F

Part Three: 13 Tuesday, 14 diamonds/diamond, 15 (rubber) boots, 16 S-L-U-I-C-I-N-G, 17 pictures of stones, 18 job opportunities/jobs, 19 hamburgers and sausages, 20 $40/40 dollars

Part Four: 21B, 22C, 23A, 24A

Part One – Instructions + Question 1, repeated
Question 2, repeated
Question 3, repeated
Question 4, repeated
Part Two – Instructions Questions 5–13, repeated
Part Three – Instructions + Questions 14–20, repeated
Part Four – Instructions + Question 21, repeated
Question 22, repeated
Question 23, repeated
Question 24, repeated


Part Five: 25C, 26B, 27B, 28B, 29C

Part Six: 30F, 31F 32T, 33T, 34F, 35F, 36T, 37T, 38F, 39F

Part Seven: 40B, 41C, 42C, 43B, 44B

Part Eight: 45D, 46F, 47G, 48A, 49E

Part Nine: 50C, 51B, 52B, 53B, 54B, 55A, 56C, 57C, 58B, 59A, 60A, 61C, 62B, 63A, 64A


Part One – Let’s Practise: Sample answers (different phrasing possible): 1 How do you spend your weekends? / What do you usually do at the weekend? / Can you describe your typical weekend? 2 What kind of holiday do you like / enjoy? / Can you describe your ideal holiday? 3 What do you have to do at home? / What household chores do you do? / What duties do you have at home? / How do you help out at home?




Part 1: 1D, 2A, 3B, 4A, 5A, 6D, 7A, 8B

Part 2: 9 most, 10 too, 11 so, 12 who/that, 13 as, 14 are, 15 few, 16 the

Part 3: 17 impossible, 18 invention, 19 mixture, 20 organisation, 21 easily, 22 width, 23 unable, 24 inexpensive

Part 4: 25 is keen on, 26 was not/wasn’t difficult to find, 27 the only one/person to, 28 an/your umbrella in case it, 29 feel about seeing, 30 he was not/wasn’t old enough

Part 5: 31B, 32A, 33C, 34D, 35C, 36A

Part 6: 37E, 38B, 39G, 40C, 41F, 42D

Part 7: 43D, 44C, 45A, 46C, 47A, 48D, 49C, 50A, 51B, 52B


Part 1: 1C, 2A, 3B, 4B, 5C, 6A, 7C, 8A

Part 2: 9 money, 10 easy, 11 more expensive, 12 job, 13 intentions, 14 unemployed, 15 majority, 16 poverty, 17 the army, 18 protect

Part 3: Speaker 1: F, Speaker 2: C, Speaker 3: B, Speaker 4: E, Speaker 5: G

Part 4: 24C, 25B, 26B, 27A, 28B, 29C, 30A



Thrilldulging in Wordistry p. 43
retrotainment = things that are fun because they’re retro, e.g. 1980s cartoons
advertainment = advertising presented as entertainment, e.g. viral advertising
militainment = entertainment that promotes the military, e.g. America’s Army, a PC game created by the US Army
irritainment = something you can’t stop watching even though it’s really irritating, e.g. Big Brother
radar = RAdio Detection And Ranging
sonar = SOund Navigation And Ranging
laser = Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

Task I
(friend + enemy), someone who combines the attributes of friend and enemy, a toxic friend
glamping (glamorous + camping), luxury camping, e.g. with electricity, heating etc.
chillax (chill out + relax), calm down and relax
floordrobe (floor + wardrobe), the place where most teenagers keep their clothes

Task II
= thrill + indulging = doing something exciting and pleasurable
Wordistry = word + -istry suffix (modelled on “artistry”) = creative wordplay Note: Both of these playful neologisms were invented for this article. “Thrilldulging” seems to be completely new, but other people have also coined “wordistry” – it’s even the name of an annual neologisms contest.

Shakespeare’s Corner p. 47
Guess the Meaning: C
Something that is correct is true and not a lie. But true has another meaning as well: to be loyal and strong of heart. “He is truthful” means he is honest, he doesn’t lie. “She is true” means she is a loyal and strong-hearted person. Untruthful means lying; untrue means disloyal or unfaithful (including in relationship contexts).
Grammar in a Modern Context: Be true to yourself

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