Ready October 2020

Christmas Time is Family Time; pp. 4–5
TASK 1: 1 grandmother; 2 cousin; 3 brother; 4 grandfather; 5 mother; 6 uncle; 7 father
TASK 2: 1 mum, brother; 2 grandad; 3 grandma; 4 dad; 5 uncle, cousin;
Yo-Yee is hanging stockings above the fireplace; Perzil is putting a star on the Christmas tree.
TASK 3: 1 Father Christmas; 2 Santa Claus; 3 presents, mistletoe; 4 turkey, potatoes, Christmas pudding; 5 stockings; 6 sleigh; 7 snowman; 8 star; 9 baubles, tinsel, lights, decorations; 10 reindeer; The Joke: The Answer: Santa Claus rolling down a hill.

Who Brings the Presents at Christmas?; pp. 6–7
TASK 2: 1 sticks; 2 potato; 3 thirteen; 4 beard; 5 nobody; 6 British;
The Secret Word: carrot

Humour; p. 8
TASK: 1C; 2B; 3A

Christmas Presents; p. 9
TASK 1: Perzil: skateboard, basketball, car, motorbike; Yo-Yee: PlayStation, football, car
TASK 2: 1 got; 2 think; 3 so; 4 Why; 5 could; 6 How; 7 good

Agent Ready in New Zealand; pp. 10–11
TASK: 1 first; 2 leaders; 3 happiest; 4 clean, parks; 5 coronavirus / pandemic; 6 wizard

The Arctic Fox; p. 12
TASK: 1 quick>clever; 2 brown bears>polar bears; 3 with>after

BTS; p. 13
TASK: 1 ’Cause I’m in the stars tonight; 2 So watch me bring the fire and set the night alight; 3 Shining through the city with a little funk and soul; 4 So I’ll light it up like dynamite

The Mystery of the Lost Ring; p. 17
TASK 2: (Names in parentheses can be swapped and still be correct.) First row: (Barbara, Stephen), (John, Peggy); Second row: Emma, Sam, Chelsea, Sean, Jessica, Patrick; Third row: Riley, (Ryan, Anna), (David, Alexis)
TASK 3: The ring belongs to Patrick, who is David’s and Alexis’s dad.

Puzzle Time; pp. 18–19
TASK 1: 1 had; 2 liked; 3 could; 4 ate; 5 kicked; 6 wrote; 7 sang; 8 started; 9 drank; 10 played; The Joke: The Answer: dictionary
TASK 2: Violet: a book, a red stocking with a tree; Tom: a pair of shoes, a white stocking with a star; Peter: a piece of coal, a red stocking with a star; Emma: a robot, a green stocking with Santa; Jane: a scarf, a green stocking with a tree
TASK 3: singing; wreaths; reindeer; snowflakes; stockings; trees; mistletoe; presents; sleigh