Animal Parts
Match the
animal part with the animal it belongs to.
 

1. tentacles
2. whiskers
3. shell
4. tusk
5. hoof/hooves
6. scales
7. pouch
8. beak
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Complete the following sentences by writing the correct animal part from the previous exercise in the gaps.
 

1. Tortoises, turtles and snails have for protection against predators.
2. When the joey is born it crawls from inside the mother to the , a fold of skin with a single opening that covers the nipples to protect the joey as it continues to develop.
3. Octopuses, squid and cuttlefish have . The octopus has eight.
4. are elongated, continuously growing front teeth, usually but not always in pairs, that protrude well beyond the mouth of certain mammal species like elephants.
5. The skin of most types of fish is covered by .
6. The , is used by birds for eating, grooming, manipulating objects, killing prey, fighting, probing for food, courtship and feeding young.
7. Cats, lions, mice, foxes and many other mammals and primates (except humans) have at the side of their mouths for tactile sensation.
8. Horses, sheep, goats, deer and cattle all have at the end of their feet. They grow continuously and a worn down when the animal walks or runs.
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Choose the correct colour idiom to complete the sentences.
 

1. In Spain there are a lot of formalities and form-filling when you deal with a government office. There's so much .
2. My sisters got married and settled down when they were young, but I was the of the family. I travelled around the world for years selling jewellery and working in agriculture.
3. I was sitting at home watching TV when there was a knock at the door and my old school friend Roger turned up right . We hadn't seen each other for 15 years.
4. Pepito came home from work early and caught the thieves as they were stealing his new HD TV.
5. That company is in really bad shape. It's and owes the bank a lot of money.
6. My sister loves gardening and she's got . She's very good at growing plants and flowers.
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Gerunds and Infinitives - Sentence completion
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first. Use the word in bold. Follow the example.
 

Example: He won't have any contact with his ex-wife.
do
He refuses to have anything to do with his ex-wife.
- 1. The police pulled him over because he didn't stop at a red light.
failing
He was at a red light.
- 2. "I haven't spoken to Juan about postponing the meeting," said Pablo.
putting
Pablo denied the meeting.
- 3. I would advise you against walking across that park after dark.
recommend
I across that park after dark.
- 4. "Wouldn't it be a good idea to not cook so much food?" said Sandra.
down
Sandra suggested they cooked.
- 5. If you don't improve your attitude to the customers, I will be obliged to terminate your contract.
redundant
I will have no choice you improve your attitude to the customers.
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