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Write numbers to match the different kinds of gambling with the pictures.

the football pools - horses - the lottery - roulette -  scratch cards - slot machines



Select the words on the left that do not go with the types of gambling on the right. Sometimes more than one word is possible.

the football pools


the lottery


scratch cards

slot machines

Ask and answer the questions below.

1 Are you a lucky or an unlucky person? Why do you think so?
2 Which kinds of gambling  have you tried? Did you win anything?


Read the questionnaire about winning a million pounds and slect the best answer to each question for you.

a The questionnaire talks about __________ situation.

b The questionnaire talks about a situation in ________.

c The situation the questionnaire talks about is _________.

Language Focus

We use the second conditional to talk about unlikely, imagined situations in the present or future.

Questions and answers

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Id buy a big house.

If you could live in another country, where would you live?
Maybe I’d live in Brazil.

Would you be happy if you were rich?
Yes, I would. / No, I wouldn’t.

Use would and the correct form of the verbs in parentheses to complete the sentences. Use short forms when you can.

a If I owned a car, I'd drive everywhere. (drive, own)
b I     tired if I     more sleep. (not/be, get)
c If I     a wallet on the street, I     it to the police. (find, take)
d If this building     air conditioning, we     so hot. (not/be, have)
e I     in France if I      speak French. (can, live)
f What      you     if you     your job? (do, lose)
g What     you     if I     you to marry me? (ask, say)

Sounding Natural

Listen and tick  the first phrase you hear in each pair below.

Time to speak

Imagine you are going to have a small dinner party.
• You can invite three people from history.
• You can choose anyone, living or dead, but you cannot invite your family or friends.
Use the table below to make a note of what you would like to do.

Work with a partner.
Compare your plans and ask questions to get more information.

A: I'd invite Elvis Presley.
                   B: Why?
                  A: I love his music…

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