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give something a lick/a coat of paint= paint walls

Choose the best choice from A、B or C according to what you read。

hang/put up wallpaper= to attach new paper to the walls

( )71. The cleaner will work hours one week。

fit/put up blindsorcurtains= cover the windows either with
curtains (fabric hanging across the window) or blinds (strips of plastic
or fabric that cover the window)

A. 12 B. 15 C. 18

throw out/replacethe oldlight fittings= change the lights

( )72. In the fitness camp, you can 。

go for a(name of fashion)effect= recreate a particular look

A. clean the house B. lose weight C. meet David Smith

put the finishing touches to= complete the decoration with the final
details

( )73.needs a cleaner。

Renovation

A. Mrs. Johnson B.Marsha C. Nathan

have an extension= build on to the existing house to provide more
rooms

( )74. You can call , if you want to go to the fitness camp。

put in a conservatory/a fitted kitchen/a new bathroom= to
install a conservatory (room between the back of the house and the
garden), a fitted kitchen (where the units are connected, rather than
being single pieces) or a new bathroom

A.544-9968 B.475-2300 C.8732059

convert the loft(have a loft conversion) = convert the attic into a
liveable room

( )75. If you’re the tenth to come to , you can get a special present。

turn the dining room into a spare bedroom= convert a room into one
with a different purpose

A. the cleaning center B. the fitness camp C. Next Wave Music Store

knock down a wall= demolish a wall

答案:71—75 CBABC

knock through from the kitchen= demolish the wall from the kitchen
into another room

build a patio= build a paved area around part or the whole of the
house

rewire the house= put in new electrical wiring

install central heating/solar panels= put in a new heating
system

re-plaster the ceiling= take off the old plaster (covering the
bricks) and replace it with new

re-tile the bathroom= put new tiles on the floor and walls

Other useful expressions

diy= Do it Yourself (doing maintenance and building works in your
house)

be handy around the house= to be practical and able to do jobs in
the house

draw up plans= to make technical plans before you do building or
renovation work

get planning/building permission= to get authorisation from the
town hall to do work on your house

Cleaning vocabulary

Here are some useful words and phrases to talk about cleaning your
house.

Everyday / weekly cleaning

Tidy upyour house, by putting away things in their right places. Use
a soft, dry cloth (a duster) to remove the dust from furniture. Then
use thevacuum cleaner(orhoover) to hoover the floors, rugs and
carpets. Use different hoover attachments for different types of
hoovering (i.e. one for the floors, another for the furniture, etc.)

If you have wooden or tiled floors, you can alsosweepthese with
abroom. For smaller areas, use adustpan and brushto sweep up
dirt, dust, or broken glass, for example.

Every so often, you can clean the floors with water. For this, you can
use a long-handledmopandbucket(for the water.) If you have
wooden floors, you can alsowaxthem (a sort of protective liquid that
will make them shine.)

If a surface is particularly dirty, you might have toscrubit with
ascrubbing brush(a wooden brush with stiff bristles) orscourit
(with a tough scouring cloth) to get rid of the marks or stains.

Disinfect the toilet withtoilet duck(a special cleaning product that
containsbleach.)

Usewindow cleanerto clean your windows, andoven cleanerto clean
your oven. Use furniturepolish(a type of wax) to clean and protect
wooden furniture.

Spring-cleaning

Many people spring clean their houses When winter seems to be finally
over. Spring-cleaning is a thorough clean, from top to bottom! Here are
some words to describe this:

Polishyour silver (such as silvercutlery) with silver polish.

Declutter= get rid of extra things you don’t need.

Washsoft furnishings(take down the curtains, or take off furniture
covers).

Touch up the paintwork(paint the places where the paint has come
off, or where there are dirty marks.)

Get into all the corners of your house, and clean them thoroughly – i.e.
behindheavy furniturewhere you wouldn’t normally clean.

Get rid of anymouldon the walls, or on bathroom tiles, for example.

Clean high up or difficult areas to reach. Removecobwebs(spiders’
nests.

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