Cover of the textbook Speakout Advanced Plus - Students' Book

The key answer of exercise 4

The key to exercise solutions in chapter 1.1 - Trailblazer for the textbook Speakout Advanced Plus - Students' Book with authors Frances Eales and Steve Oakes from Pearson Education


Work in pairs and think of an example of a person, object or period of time for each sentence in Exercise 3A. If you cannot think of an answer, choose from page 128.


Answers may depend on the teaching context. There may be some famous examples in your local context. Suggested answers:

  1. Margaret Thatcher (UK), Indira Gandhi (ndia)
  2. Mark Zuckerberg; Kevin Systrom
  3. Any time before the 16th century (in the west)
  4. the wheel
  5. Obama / Trump
  6. the fall of the Berlin wall
  7. penicillin
  8. solar energy (other alternative energies couldn't completely replace fossil fuels)