BRIDGE MARCH 2023 SOLUTIONS
THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
1 stretch for 13 kilometres
2 height of
3 owe their [white] colour / whiteness
4 are visible from France
5 protected Britain from/against
6 are a symbol of
1 begging/to beg
6 had issued
Frogs in the Charts
obojživelnik; frogs, toads, salamanders, newts…
Fishing for Cars
1F, 2F, 3T, 4F, 5T, 6F
3 adrenaline junkie
5 penny whistle
Hidden word: FURniture
X is the new Y
If X is wrong, I don’t want to be right
What happens in X, stays in X
The mother of all Xs
To X or not to X
My kingdom for an X
GATE MARCH 2023 SOLUTIONS
Spreading the Love with Humans of New York, pp. 6–7, Task 1:1 Sidra Qasim. Sidra resisted getting married and started her own business, Atoms Shoes. HONY helped the company make $2.7 million. 2 Vidal Chastanet. Vidal went to a school in a poor neighbourhood that had limited funds. But the school had a charismatic teacher, Ms Lopez, who encouraged Vidal and his friends to stay at school. HONY followers raised $1.4 million for the school and Vidal and Ms Lopez met President Obama. 3 Shirley Hyman. Shirley was 100 years old when interviewed by HONY. She spoke about her husband who had died. Before he died, he told Shirley “to take the love you have for me and spread it around”. That reflects the mission of HONY and its millions of followers.
Woeful Wednesday pp. 8–9, Task 1: 1 Jenna is most like Wednesday Harley Diaz in terms of family and talent. 2 A film director crew gave her a cap, gown and diploma when she graduated. 3 Her latest role is in the Disney Netflix series Wednesday. 4 She went to watched videos of goth dance parties to get ideas for dance moves.; Task 2: A a household name, B a long shot, C a break, D to make waves, E to trade in, F to push on; CD Task: For the role, Ortega took fencing and cello lessons, choreographed her own dance moves, learned archery, and even studied a bit of German. Her stuntwoman Jenny Ayumi Umbhau did the dangerous stuff like acrobatics during a fencing scene, and getting tackled when someone tries to hit Wednesday with a gargoyle (= chrlič).
The Most Instagrammable Places in Ireland, pp. 10–11, CD Part 1: 1 attractions, 2 west coast, 3 214 m, 4 rising, 5 sunset, 6 light, 7 edge; Bonus Questions: 1 a pretty fishing village, 2 a 60m rock tower. It is home to Ireland’s largest seabird colony; CD Part 2: 1 border, 2 lined, 3 150, 4 tunnel, 5 King’s Road / Kingsroad (in the show it’s written as one word), 6 morning, 7 shots
Doing Things the Irish Way, pp. 12–13: 1 Halloween, 2 in regions on the west coast, 3 white pudding does not contain blood, 4 the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, 5 they can reach 20°C, 6 Ireland has won it more than any other country (seven times) and is the only country to win it three times in a row
NewsBites, p. 15, Task 1: B; Task 2: C
Back to the Moon, pp. 16–17: 1D, 2C, 3B, 4A
Life Online, Life Offline. English 101,
pp. 18–19, Task 1: 1B, 2A, 3C, 4B, 5C, 6A, 7C, 8B, 9A, 10B, 11A
FOR A WALK, CYCLING, CAMPING, DANCING, SWIMMING
A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT, FOOTBALL, VOLLEYBALL, BOARD GAMES
HOBBIES, SPORT*, NOTHING, HOMEWORK, CHORES, CRAFTS
*In American English “play sports” is also used.
Task 4: 1 troll, 2 subscribe, 3 browser, 4 cursor, 5 username, 6 application
READY MARCH 2023 SOLUTIONS
PLAY MARCH 2023 SOLUTIONS
Farm Animals, pp. 4–5
Task 1: 1 – horse, 2 – goat, 3 – cow, 4 – chicken, 5 – duck, 6 – bee, 7 – pig, 8 – sheep, 9 – rabbit, 10 – cat, 11 – dog, 12 – mouse
Task 2: horse, cow, goat, pig, cat dog, sheep, mouse
Task 3a: a 2, b 3, c 4, d 6, e 5, f 7, Task 3b: CHARLIE. a2=C, b3=H, c4=A, d6=R, e5=L, f7=I, g6=E;
Grammar Zone, pp. 8–9
Task 2: 1 Spiders can jump; 2 The bear can’t read; 3 Birds can fly; 4 The fish can swim; 5 The duck can’t paint.
Task 3: Possible answers: 1 I can sing. / I can’t sing. 2 I can eat three pizzas. / I can’t eat three pizzas.; 3 I can swim; I can’t swim. 4 I can’t walk on water. 5 I can run fast / I can’t run fast.
Ireland, pp. 10-11
Task 1: Éire, words: clothes, green, Dublin, island Task 2: bodhran. Vertical: fiddle, guitar, tin whistle, drum; horizontal: flute, banjo, harp, violin Task 3: shamrock; Task 4 Irish setter, Irish wolfhound. The alphabet is numbered backwards, 1 = Z, 2 =Y, 3 = X… 26 = A.
Where’s the leprechaun?, pp. 12–13
Task 2: colours of the rainbow from top to bottom: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
Let’s Colour, p. 17: picture of a puppy with dark brown ears, tail, two of the legs. It has a blue scarf. It is on a green background.
In the Countryside, pp. 19–20
Task 2: some possible answers:
1 In picture A, the horse has got a three-leaf clover in its mouth, but in picture B it has got a four-leaf clover in its mouth.
2 In picture A, the brown horse has got brown ears, but in picture B, it has got one white ear and one brown ear.
3 In picture A, there are eight sheep, but in picture, B there are nine sheep.
4 In picture A, the sheep are white, but in picture B, the sheep have black legs and heads.
5 In picture A, there is a dog, but in picture B, there is no dog.
6 In picture A, all four cows are standing, but in picture B, only two cows are standing.
7 In picture A, there are chickens, but in picture B, there are ducks.
8 In picture A, Sandy has got a red backpack but in picture B, Morty has got he red backpack.
9 In picture A, there are some yellow flowers, but in picture B, there are blue flowers.
10 In picture A, there is a bird in the sky, but in picture B, the bird isn’t there.