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XV. Study the graphs. Work with your partner.


A. Ask and answer questions about the number of people killed in traffic accidents in Russia in 1995 – 2000, in Kemerovo and compare the figures.





B. Analyze the number of traffic accidents in different countries.



XVI. A. Write all necessary information of your car. Ask your partner about his car.


Specification Your car Your partner’s car
Number of doors    
Engine capacity    
Petrol consumption    
Acceleration 0-60    
Top speed    
Number of seats    


B. Now write a comparison of your car and your partner’s car using information from the table.


XVII. How do you think your car (or the car you would like to have) compares with these models? What factors are most important when you choose the car?


Make and model Audi 100 TDI Rover 825D Citroen XM
List price £23,211 £18,595 £23,035
Length 187 inches 192 inches 185 inches
Width 79 inches 77 inches 79 inches
Height 56 inches 55 inches 55 inches
Boot 18 cubic feet 19 cubic feet 16 cubic feet
Tank 17,6 gallons 15,0 gallons 17,6 gallons
Maximum speed 124 mph 118 mph 116 mph
0-60 mph 10,2 seconds 11,8 seconds 10,3 seconds
Fuel consumption 43,8 mpg 43,1 mpg 41,9 mpg
Price includes 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11



  1. air conditioning 2. central locking 3. manual sunroof
  4. electric sunroof 5. four electric windows 6. power seats
  7. electric mirrors 8. seat height adjusted 9. split/fold rear seats
  10. radio/cassette 11. steering height adjusted  




Ex. A. Work in pairs. Write down all the instructions for starting a car and moving it off. Begin like this.


Example:Unlock the door and get in.

Put the key in the ignition and … .

B. Exchange your information with another student.

C. When driving why would you …

dip your lights?

flash your lights?

do a U-turn?

sound your horn?


slam on your brakes?


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