Success vocabulary buider

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Success vocabulary buider

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs Set succeed accomplish achieve take manage overcome get It’s a challenge , but we can _ Overcome _ obstacles if we work hard . Practicing eveyday is what get r esults . Students at this college _ set in getting good places at uni . Our teacher __ manage _ us the goal of getting more than 75% in our tests . What accomplish _ you ? Well , I like to help people . Rob _ succeed to get that new job in London. Lok at what I __ Achieve _ yesteday . I sorted out mu files. Threw awy lots of stuff and tidied my study . My son Duncan needs to _ takes responsibility for his actions . I’ve achieved _ all my objectives for this week . I deserve a rest .

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Complete the sentence . Then share it with the class . Success is …

Scan the article and match the titles with the paragraphs . Take breaks Stay healthy Manage your time Have some fun Avoid distractions Be organised Had your purpose in life




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Read the article . Put the sentences in the correct places in the article .

Do something enjoyable during your break – go for a walk , have a chat, listen to some music. You need to give yourself space to think and chill out . Start the day with an easy task . It doesn’t take much time for you to get results – just a few times a week helps . Take responsibility for your time management . Make sure you have a tidy desk – It Will clear your mind . Take one step at a time and focus on short- term objectives .

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Find words in the article that mean…

Wasting time when you should be working . PROCRASTINATION Limit the amount of something that you can have . DISORGANISED When something is haard to resist . TEMPTING Go down quickllllly TIME Relax BREAKS

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How to talk about quantity

Find examples of the following int he article : Some : Here are some tips . Any Haven’t you got any goals ? Much Don’t spend too muchtime at your desk . Many Not many peoplemanage . Lots / a lot Try lots of different things . A bit It’s tempting to eat a bit of junk food . Complete the rules with these words and phrases : a bit many positive questions a lot of uncountable lots Use some ____ QUESTIONS ___ in statements . Use any in negative sentences and _ POSITIVE ____. Use __ A BIT ____ with countable nouns . Use much with __ UNCOUNTABLE_____ nouns . Use _ Many ____ OR ____LOTS __ with either countable or uncountable nouns . Use ___ A LOT OF ______ of with unc ountable nouns .

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7 tips for a more successful life !

We all want to succeed in our studies , our work and our relatioships . But not many people manage without some support . Here are some tips that I have found useful , just try a few of them and see the changes in what you accomplish . Haven’t you got any goals in life ? A good start is working out what motivates you . Try lots of different things , study new subjects , do a new sport, read books , visit exhibitions , travel and talk to your friends , family , and teachers . Set yourself goals that are achievable and realistic . A However , It’s OK to let go of goalsl , too , if your interests change . Are you disorganised and untidy ? Is whatever you need always buried at the bottom of a pile of paper ? Do you forget appointments or find it difficult to remember information ? It’s a goodidea to use a planner fo all your arrangements and deadlines B And if you have a big task , divide it up intochunks and plan everything in advance . Try writing in a real notebook or diary instead of typing . Studies have shown that you don’t remember facts so well when you type them ! Procrastinationis the enemy of success ! Putting off important tasks causes unnecessary stress. Be organised and write a list of the things you need to do in each day . Use a paper or an electric planner.C That Will give you a feeling of achievement . As you complete Jobs, tick them off, if you don’t manage allof them , it doesn’t matter .




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7 tips for a more successful life ! ( continuation )

4. Don’t you take any breaks ? That’s a shame ! Don’t spend too much time at your desk – your concentration levels Will drop and you willnot work as effectively . Taking regular breaks helps you accomplish more. Thare are some apps that help you by sounding an alarm when it’s time for a break. D. 5. Everything can become a distraction . Your phone , social media, your favourite websites,that urgent link from a friend to watch some funny videos… All of these eat into your time and into your concentration . E Ration how much you use the internet while you are working or studying . Distractions are OK in low doses, but make sure you control them ! 6. It’s tempting to eat a bit of junk food or some chocolate when energy levels drop . But make sure you eat healthily . Have some fruit and vegetables every day and include some protein in every meal . Exercise increases blood Flow to the heart and brain and means you work more effectively F Join a gym , take up running, do a sport or do yoga. And make sure you do it regularly . 7. Everybody needs to take time out . It’s not enough to work all the time. Make sure that yoooooooooooooou have some fun and enjoy yourself , or you won’t be very productive . See your friends , play football , do some shopping, go out to the cinema, play computer games – whatever helps you relax. G Then you’ll be fresh when you start work again .





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Brush up past simple / Past continuous 1 study the rules

PAST SIMPLE Use the past simple to talk about completed actions and events in the past . * She walked home after the party . * She didn’t catch the bus. Form questions with did + base form of the verb Did you hear about my trip to Africa ? Past continuous Use the past continuous to talk about activities in progress in the past . You can contrast with the past simple. I met some interesting people while I was travelling. While they were arguing , Emily left the room .

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Move on used to 1. study the rules

Used to Use used to to talk about past habits and situations that continued over time. They were true in the past , but aren’t true now . Past habit . She used to go sailing every Saturday . Past fact. This town used to be a lot smaller . She used to live in Egypt . Now , she lives in France. Use the passt auxiliary did for questions and negatives . Did you use to go fishing in the park?No , I didn’t . We often use never with used to . I never used to be afraid of spiders, but I am now .

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Move on would 1. study the rules

Would Use would to describe past habits and routines and to describe repeated actions in the past , not continuous states . She would talk on the phone for hours in the evening . We used to live in Rome. NOT We would live in Rome. * Don’t confuse used to + base form with be used to + - ing I used to take sugar in my coffee , but I don’t any more. I am used to drinking coffee without ugar . NOT I am use to drink coffee without sugar .

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