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I. Transcribe and translate the words:height, average, below, above.

II. Express the height of these people in metres and centimetres:

1. He's 5 ft 7 tall. 2. He's 6 ft 3 tall. 3 He is 4 ft 7 tall.

III. Combine the words in A with the right words in B:

A. high, low, tall, short

B. building, fence, ceiling, temperature, giraffe, prices, man, glass, hill, shelf, dancer, chimney

IV. Choose the right word:

1. George Washington was a high / tallman. 2. Snowdon is the highest / tallestmountain in Wales. 3. That high / tallcolumn over there is Nelson's monumemt. 4. The tree was so high / tallthat he was afraid to jump down. 5. Dick is higher / tallerthan the other boys in his class. 6. There is a high / tallwall around the palace. 7. He wanted to ring the bell, but it was too high / talland he was not high / tallenough. 8. I do not know who lives on the other side of that high / tallfence. 9. Beauvais is very proud of having the highest / tallestcathedral in Europe.

V. Answer the questions:

1. What is your height? (In centimetres / in feet) 2. How tall is your friend? Is he shorter or taller than you? How many centimetres / inches shorter or taller is he? 3. Do you know many people who are below or above average height? 4. Who is the shortest / tallest person you know? How tall are they exactly? 5. How do you feel about your height? Would you like to be shorter or taller? Why? 6.Do you think it is good to be below / above average height? Give reasons.




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