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a.Read the headline and the first sentence of each paragraph of the text. Pair up to discuss the guessed-at topic of the article.

b. Read the first paragraph and the last paragraph of the text. Then work in pairs to discuss the guessed-at contents of the piece.

c. Read the text during two minutes. After two minutes, get into pairs to discuss the contents of the piece.


a. While scanning the text find the answers for content-specific questions given by the teacher.

b.While scanning the text read the sentences containing the key vocabulary words given by the teacher.

Ex.3. READING: Read and translate the text “Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.”

Ex.4. INTERNET SEARCH: Find in the Internet the additional information on

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

. Share your findings with your classmates.

Ex.5. VOCABULARY: Circle any words you do not understand. In groups, pool unknown words and use dictionaries to find their meanings.

Ex.6. TEXT QUESTIONS: Look back at the text and write down some questions you would like to ask the class about the text.

  • Share your questions with other classmates / groups.
  • Ask your partner / group your questions.

Ex.6. CHAT:Discuss with your classmates the key ideas of the text.

Ex.7. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text.

Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

Ex.8. COMPUTER PRESENTATION: Make a computer presentation on the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

Ex.9. SPEAKING: During the demonstration of your computer presentation speak on the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS).

Ex.10. VIDEO: While watching the video about the ACBPS activities give your

extended comments.

EX.11. WRITING: Write a short message about the differences between the FCS

and the ACBPS.


Gerunds and Infinitives

Ex.1.Multiple Choice

Choose the correct answer for each gap below.

HINT: This quiz focuses on whether verbs can be followed by a gerund, a noun + infinitive, or BOTH.

1. Debbie urged_____ the Eiffel Tower while they were in Paris.


visiting/them to visit

them to visit

2. I remember_____ up at 4:30 AM to make it to work on time.

him to get

getting/ him to get


3. The math teacher doesn't allow _____ calculators.

using/us to use


us to use

4. Sallie wanted _____ longer, but I was so tired that we had to leave.

staying/ us to stay


us to stay

5. The Japanese teacher encouraged_____ in class.

speaking/ the students to speak


the students to speak

6. The consultant advised_____ costs.

them to reduce


reducing/ them to reduce

7. I need _____ me move the table.

helping/ you to help

you to help


8. The zoo keeper permitted _____ the snake.

us to touch


touching/ us to touch

9. Do you mind _____ a few more minutes?


me to wait

waiting/ me to wait

10. The hiking course requires_____ in the snow.


us to camp

camping/ us to camp

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