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The survival series is for professional adults who need basic English to survive in The series is based around real-life situations and gives students everything they need to survive in English. New Edition Survival English Practice Book. The Student’s Book is based around real-life situations with 48 one-page units covering a variety of Business English topics. Culture, grammar and vocabulary files are found throughout the book providing a fun way to highlight information and extend the material. The Audio CD at. Basic Survival [Peter Viney] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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When Mary Glasgow ceased promoting course books, John had trouble downloading copies for his classes in Brazil, and mentioned the problem to Michael Boyd of Heinemann at a conference in Brazil. Heinemann offered to re-publish the book in a new version. I was keen to see the book looking as good as possible, and suggested Shireen Nathoo as designer. We discussed the look of the book at great length. We also decided to do it in American English. What started off as a simple revision soon took on a life of its own, and the eventual book is very different indeed to the first MGP edition. As we were now working in two different countries John in Brazil, me in England we divided responsibilities and I rewrote the Student's Book. We already had a group of characters, but I was interested in tying them together more clearly. Our ideas had changed greatly, and the broadly functional framework of the first edition was enhanced by more emphasis on communication strategies and a greater emphasis on generative activities. We lost the gapped dialogues of the first edition, and instead highlighted key sentences in the texts and dialogues. We used photograph instead of cartoon, and employed professional actors to retain the humour. The whole book was framed in clear, single-page units for ease of use.

Not to be overlooked is the psychological boost and the sense of safety and protection it gives. In the wild, fire can provide a sensation of home, a focal point, in addition to being an essential energy source. Fire may deter wild animals from interfering with a survivor, however wild animals may be attracted to the light and heat of a fire.

Hydration pack manufactured by Camelbak A human being can survive an average of three to five days without the intake of water. The issues presented by the need for water dictate that unnecessary water loss by perspiration be avoided in survival situations.

The need for water increases with exercise. Ideally, a person should drink about a gallon of water per day. A typical person will lose minimally two to maximally four liters of water per day under ordinary conditions, and more in hot, dry, or cold weather.

Four to six liters of water or other liquids are generally required each day in the wilderness to avoid dehydration and to keep the body functioning properly. Army survival manual does not recommend drinking water only when thirsty, as this leads to underhydrating.

Instead, water should be drunk at regular intervals. Even mild dehydration reduces endurance and impairs concentration , which is dangerous in a survival situation where clear thinking is essential. Dark yellow or brown urine is a diagnostic indicator of dehydration. To avoid dehydration, a high priority is typically assigned to locating a supply of drinking water and making provision to render that water as safe as possible.

Recent thinking is that boiling or commercial filters are significantly safer than use of chemicals, with the exception of chlorine dioxide. With the exception of leaves, these foods are relatively high in calories , providing some energy to the body. Plants are some of the easiest food sources to find in the jungle, forest or desert because they are stationary and can thus be had without exerting much effort. Food, when cooked in canned packaging e. Focusing on survival until rescued by presumed searchers, the Boy Scouts of America especially discourages foraging for wild foods on the grounds that the knowledge and skills needed are unlikely to be possessed by those finding themselves in a wilderness survival situation, making the risks including use of energy outweigh the benefits.

Navigation[ edit ] Celestial navigation: using the Southern Cross to navigate South without a compass Those going for trips and hikes are advised [17] by Search and Rescue Services to notify a trusted contact of their planned return time, then notify them of your return.

Work at Sea World. Whale trainer. Work there. You have: Seventeen dollars She's Josie: Good morning I'm Cecilia Grant. How may I help you? How do you do. I'm Josie Campbell. I'm the new Sailor: Excursions Manager. I'm looking for Ms. Grant's office. Good to meet you, Josie. Take a seat. Her office is straight along the hallway Josie: Thank you, Ms.

It's number Her name's on the door. Please call me Cecilia. So, you're the Entertainment Director. Welcome aboard the Voyager! It's good to be here. You're from the Pacific Rim Traveler. Do you know Philip Van Dorn? Of course. He's the First Officer. He's a good friend of mine. Say, come and see your new office. It's right next door. DECK 2: You're on the stairs. Ask for directions to 3 c;: Put the sentences below in the correct order, the places on the diagram.

Culture File! She works in the Data Processing department. She's an old friend of mine. Greeting Response B: That's correct. You're from the London office, aren't you? How do you do? I'm glad to be here. Do you know Cathy Stokes? Please call me Tom. Oh, really? Welcome to Smith Inc. Fine, thanks. And you? So, you're the Director. Please sit down. Now make conversations with this information: We're going to Monterey.

What time do we arrive there? Where are we going on Wednesday? And what time do we leave? Is that May the 30th? Yes, that's right. May 29 Tuesday Pacific Rim Cruises: Employment Record Name: Josie Campbell Date of birth: June 2 Saturda Arrive June 3 Sunday What are they in American style?

Talk about birthdays for your friends and family, e. My brother's birthday is Monday is the first day of the week. When are we going to Monterey? On Wednesday the thirtieth. Where are we going on June 1st? We're going to Eureka in the morning. Then we're a Josie's birthday cruising the Pacific in the afternoon. Can I get you something to drink?

Uh, yes. Would you like coffee, tea or a cold drink? I'd like tea, please. Yes, thank you. I'm Alicia Romero. From San Simon: With milk or lemon? Lemon, please. Oh, right! You must be the photographer. I'm the photographer from Sagebrush Alicia: Just a minute.

I'm going to make Simon: And you're going to take pictures of the Alaska cruise for the brochure. Here's last year's brochure. You can take a look Alicia: Well, that's great. I'm Simon Chang. I'm Mr. Dawson's assistant. Good to meet you. Good to meet you too.

And welcome to Pacific Rim. Then role-play the 3 Match the containers to the contents. I'm a sales representative. Take a chair. I'm from XYZ Incorporated. Would you like to pack milk sit there? Use the picture can sweet 'n' low above, and role-play Conversation B with different words.

I'm not at work right now. Please give your. Compare the answers for the class. Thank you for contacting me. Listen to his phone call. Call 1, Part 1. Complete the transcript: Underline the differences in Cathy Lowe's message. Your call again and correct them.

Write a short message. What does the operator say? He's in Room Call 2. Write the numbers in the. Culture File Phone phrases 7 0 Write an answering machine message for yourself. Then practice saying it to a partner. Jack Hudson is at a fast- food outlet in a mall. Yes, sir? I'd like a Big Burger, please. Big Burger. Anything else? With fries. Regular or large fries? Yeah, coffee. Is that everything? That's it. That's seven ninety-three with the tax.

H' Jack: Out of twenty. It's coming right up. O"'t1eltlj-free fA: Do you have anything smaller? Then Out of twenty? Sorry, I only have a twenty-dollar bill. Sorry, can you change a fifty-pound note? Sorry, I don't have anything smaller. Can I have some quarters I dollar coins in the change?

How much are those T-shirts? Sales person: How much is this? The dark blue ones. The baseball cap? They're twenty-three dollars each. What size is it? What sizes do you have? They're all the same. One size fits all. Small, medium, large and extra-large. Is it Hiroshi: It's for my son. How old is he? I suppose medium, then. The cap and the T-shirt, then. That's forty-one ninety-five together. Forty- eight sixty-five with the tax.

Just sign and date it. I have a stamp with the store name. That's one thirty-five change. Underline all the 3 c;: Conversation B. Make conversations using questions. What are the answers? Total your downloads, and pay with a traveler's check.

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Conversation A. How much are the large ones? No, it's for my At the Columbia Towers. Do you know it? Yes, it's on Granville Street.

What's it like? There we go. Two teas. It's excellent. Which one's mine? That one. The one without a spoon. There's sugar in mine, but there's no sugar in yours. Be careful, it's hot! How do you like the weather here? It's fine. Not too hot. San Diego's pretty hot at this time of year.

Anyhow, is it going to rain? I want dry L1. Is this your first visit to Vancouver? We get a lot of rain in the fall and winter. December and January are the wettest months. But the Simon: What do you think of it? It's beautiful. Really beautiful. I agree, but then it's my home town! Answer the questions: Which cup is his? Is it the one with a spoon or the 4 0 Look at Conversation C, and make conversations about accommodation using: Does she take sugar?

Which of these are good topics for small talk? Use these questions: Then, after they leave the ship, you generally They're discussing Josie: Josie's daily routine. If you have time! You usually don't. So, Josie. Let's go through your daily routine. What about the evenings?

I expect it's the same as on your last ship. Finally, in the evenings you take reservations for Josie: When do we begin? First, you always speak to your Josie: It's not exactly the same as my last ship, but excursions team. Well, the passengers arrive tomorrow Cecilia: Then passengers usually meet in the Ship's morning. You're free this evening. Theater before they leave the ship - that's thirty minutes Josie: Some of us from the entertainment team are Josie: And the excursions normally leave thirty minutes going out to dinner.

Would you like to come with us? You can meet everyone in an informal setting. Next, you always check the buses Josie: That's wonderful. Thank you, Cecilia. What does Josie do first? When do you usually leave home? Look at the chart and listen to their conversation. Sales VP.

Operations Olga Ivanov Michael Perez. Ships' Captains. Entertainment Director. Culture File 23 Companies, titles 2 Find abbreviations on the chart for: She's He's I responsible in charge of for accounts. I'm the Los Angeles office. Use the words in the Language Bank. He reports to the Sales Director. What does Wanda Sikorski do? They work in the Accounts Department. She's the Sales Manager.

Her boss is the Sports Manager. She has three assistants. Cecilia Grant is her He's my immediate superior. Look at the Transcript, then make sentences about Josie's job. Are those together? It's twelve thirty. You're meeting Mr. Dawson Cashier: That's twenty-five dollars and eighty-seven cents. Do you feel like some lunch? Let me pay This is on Pacific Rim Cruises. What kind of food do you like? You're sure? It's up to you.

I insist. I usually go to an Italian place near here. It's self- Alicia: Then let me pay next time There's a line at the counter!

Make up your Alicia: That's fine. Let's go there. Here's a tray. It's a set lunch. They have a choice of four entrees, and you can choose a side salad, a roll and butter, and a drink. What can I get you? Lasagne, please. Do you want Parmesan cheese on that? Yes, please. Spaghetti Bolognese for me. No Parmesan. Make two 2 c;: Conversation 1: Culture File Paying Would you like some lunch? What sort of food? Look at Conversation C. Chinese place downtown. Make conversations in groups of three using the Conversation 2: Language Bank.

Let me pay. What do you feel like? I'll pay. This is on me. No, I'll get it. Carlos speaking. Towers Hotel. This is Pearl Li. Carlos, will you go up to Room Man: Excuse me! It's urgent. What's the problem? The shower won't stop. I want to check out. I'm in a hurry. I have a plane to catch! I'm on my way. OK, the cashier's desk is right over there. I'll tell her you're in a hurry. Front Desk. This is Pearl. This is Room Will you send someone I2. Conversation B quickly?

There's water coming through the ceiling! This is Pearl speaking.

I'll deal with it, ma'am. I need someone in Room immediately! The Phone: I'm in Room , and there's water. There's water all over the floor! Don't worry, sir. I'll send an engineer right away. Offer the offers of help. Then 8the requests. You're a guest at the hotel. You're calling the Front Desk. I don't want Housekeeping to make up my room.

I can't turn off the air these situations: You want the hotel to prepare your bill now, before you come down to the lobby.

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You're the Front Desk Clerk. Decide who to send. Use this list: All Canada Airlines. Can I help you? I need a flight from Vancouver to Phoenix on Pierre: Pierre speaking. Do you have any seats? Hi, Pierre. This is Jack Hudson. Absolutely Arizona Agent: Let me see. Yes, I have one on the 5: Mineral Waters. Five thirty! What's the check-in time? Ah, Jack. Yes, how are you?

One hour Economy. Thirty minutes Business Jack: I'm in town for a couple of days. Can I Class. Will you take that? I won't get to the airport in time. When will the Pierre: I'm pretty busy at the moment. Can you make next flight leave? There won't be another direct flight on Friday.

Friday afternoon? I'll be there.

What time? There'll be one on Saturday at the same time. Anytime after four. I'll take it. Does 4: Just let me check. Oh, I'm sorry, that flight's full. Yes, that's OK.

I'll see you then. All-Canada Airlines Partner airlines. Look at Conversation A. Find answers to these questions: In town for two weeks.

Is Saturday morning OK? Not before eleven. Eleven thirty? Make a conversation with this information: Josie, I want you to meet Kenji Nakamura. He's the Sports Manager. Kenji, this is Josie, who's in charge of excursions. How do you do, Josie. Oh, so you're British. Well, it's good to meet you, Josie. And you, Kenji. Everyone calls me Ken. And this is Britanny Harding. Britanny works in your department. She's a tour guide. How do you do, Britanny. Pleased to meet you, Josie. I'm looking forward to working together.

Me too. Captain Carlsson? I'm glad to meet you, Ms. And I'm glad to meet you, Captain Carlsson. Aren't you from the Pacific Rim Traveler? Well, I hope you enjoy working with us. Thank you, sir.

One has a similar job, one is her superior, Exchange it with a partner. Go around the room and one has a junior job. Don't a Who has a similar job? You can use these b Who has a junior job?

This is I want you to meet II'd like you to meet. Can I introduce I May I introduce Conversation B All the entertainment staff are on their way to a Josie: Come on!

It's your turn! Ken is sharing a cab with Josie. I was a pro tennis player before this job. You were a professional? OK, Josie. I know you're British, but that's all! Tell Kenji: Oh, yeah. I was good, pretty good. But I wasn't me about yourself. Then I was a sports coach last year, and this Josie: Mmm, right.

I was a tour guide. Were you in matches with any of the stars? Vancouver, and, uh I was in a lot of tournaments at home. What were you before you were a tour guide? Where's home? I was a reservations clerk with Cunard in Kenji: San Francisco's my home town. I was born there. Europe, and before that I was a student. I was in college My parents still live there. I have a degree in tourism. Was any in atDegrees Josie she or onwas with anyhe the college?

Conversation first ajob? Ask fantastic? Communication qualifications? Ask job? With recorded menu. Listen to name, the extension, or the secretary or personal thers, you can dial the the example.

Why not? Do you ask someone else to say you're out when actually you're in? It's important, but it isn't very urgent.

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Would you prefer them to: L'" Listen to Part 3. Complete the sentences: L"'" Edgar is calling Simon. Listen to Part 1 c I'm not. Who says the above lines? Where is Edgar? Does Simon know this? Thank you, Mr. Ask about your partner's list. Conversation B Simon Chang's boss, Mr. Dawson, is meeting Alicia Mr. I'm sorry I wasn't here this morning. I was Romero for the first time. They are in Mr. Dawson's on one of our ships. Did you have lunch? Yes, I had lunch with Simon. Where did you go? Ah, you must be Ms.

I'm Phil Dawson. We went to an Italian place near the office. Yes, I know it. Was everything OK? Glad to meet you. Please call me Alicia. Yes, thanks. It was very good. Thanks, Alicia. Call me Phil. Did you have a Mr. Did you have their pizza? They do good flight? Yes, I did. It was fine. No, I didn't. I had the lasagne.

It was OK. Was the plane on time? Try the pizza next time! Well, Simon's going Alicia: Yes, it was right on time.

If you have any questions, you can ask me anytime. Dawson asks several questions. He doesn't 3 Look at Conversations A and B, and underline all ask because he needs information.

He's trying to the sentences which contain a past tense. Underline his questions. What did you have for breakfast? When did you have lunch? Where did you go for lunch? What did you have for lunch?

Did you go out last weekend? Did you have a vacation last year? Edgar Young is at his hotel. Edgar's back in his room. I have some laundry in Room Rita speaking. Did you put a laundry list in the bag?

Ah, right. Where's my laundry? Sorry, who is this?

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Somebody will be right up. Leave the bag Edgar: My name's Young, Room And you have a problem with your laundry? Yes, I do! I left it in my room for same-day service. And it isn't back. Did you tell the valet that it was in your room?

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