Cover of the textbook Speakout Advanced Plus - Students' Book

The key answer of exercise 7

The key to exercise solutions in chapter 5.2 - Three apples a day for the textbook Speakout Advanced Plus - Students' Book with authors Frances Eales and Steve Oakes from Pearson Education


Listen and rewrite each sentence in a more neutral, written style.


  1. The idea that big companies can make rules about what you can and can’t wear is ridiculous.
  2. I agree with the need for a neat and tidy appearance but it's outrageous for example to fire a woman for refusing to wear high heels.
  3. It's been proven that high-heeled shoes are bad for your feet so firing someone in that way must be illegal.
  4. And in my view, the two girls who were barred from boarding their flight because they wore leggings should sue the airline.
  5. Another case in point is the interns in a company in the States who wrote a petition protesting that the dress code was too strict and they were fired.