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 по английскому языку
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промежуточной и итоговой аттестации студентов по английскому языку, а
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    Сборник отличается логическим подбором тестовых заданий, каждое из
которых не является чем-то случайным, а работает на контроль определенной
системы знаний по лексике, грамматике и словообразованию.

                      Пояснительная записка
      Для проверки навыков чтения используются тексты со следующими
      1. согласиться или не согласиться с утверждениями по тексту
(верные/неверные утверждения) – на общее понимание текста (базовый
      2. выбрать правильный вариант ответа из 4-х предложенных (базовый
      3. установить соответствие между текстами и заголовками – базовый
      4. установить соответствие между текстами и требуемым значением
(повышенный уровень)
      Для контроля владения лексикой и грамматикой предлагаются
следующие виды заданий:
      1. выбрать правильный вариант слова для заполнения пропуска в
предложении (базовый и повышенный уровни)
      2. выбрать правильное грамматическое время из 2-х предложенных
(базовый уровень)
      3. заполнить пропуски подходящими по смыслу словами (повышенный
      4. трансформировать предложения по ключевому слову, сохранив
смысл (высокий уровень)
      5. образовать новое слово от однокоренного по смыслу (повышенный
      6. найти ошибки в предложениях (повышенный уровень)
      Для проверки сформированности навыка коммуникативного письма
студентам предлагается:
      1. заполнить форму заказа на определенный товар (базовый уровень)
      2. написать поздравительную открытку (повышенный уровень)
      3. написать неформальное письмо (повышенный уровень)
      4. высказать свою точку зрения по утверждению с аргументацией
(высокий уровень)
                              Elementary Level
                                      Test 1

       Part I. Reading.
       Read the text.
       From time to time people in different parts of the world see a very strange
creature. It is half animal and half man.
       People call him a Yeti, a snowman or a bigfoot. They say he is 3 metres tall
and weighs more than 230 kilogrammes! He has got brown hair on his body, but
his face isn’t hairy. It looks like a man’s face.
       Like you or me, the Yeti walks on two legs. But his feet are much bigger. In
fact, they are very, very big.
       His neck is short. His arms are long and strong. The Yeti lives high in the
mountains, in the snow. People try to catch the Yeti but they can’t. No one has
caught the Yeti yet. The photos of the creature aren’t very good. Don’t worry if
you meet a Yeti. He looks dangerous, but he isn’t. He will eat a plant before he
eats you.
       I. Are the sentences about the text true (T) or false (F)?
       1. The Yeti is half animal and half man.
       2. He is taller than the tallest man.
       3. He is heavy.
       4. The Yeti has got a long neck.
       5. The Yeti’s face has got hair on it.
       6. People sometimes take photos of the Yeti but they are not very good.
       7. People try to catch the Yeti.
       8. The Yeti lives in the hot climate.
       9. The snowman is very dangerous for people.
       10. The Yeti eats meat before plants.
       II. Use of English. Choose the best variant.
       11. Harry’s birthday is…February 12th.
           A) at B) on C) in
       She is eating …orange.
           A) a B) an C) -
       Tom usually ….in the garden.
           A) has played B) is playing C) plays
       They….to the cinema yesterday.
           A) have gone B) go C) went
       Pete will meet you …11 o’clock.
           A) at B) on C) in
       She is the ….girl in our group.
           A) more beautiful B) most beautiful C) as beautiful as
       Mr. Morgan is my teacher. Do you know…?
    A) his B) him C) he
…...he like cats?
    A) Does B) Do C) Doesn’t
Mum…the washing –up at the moment.
    A) does B) is doing C) did
Who is …best player in your group?
    A) a B) an C) the
21. These are …pencils.
    A) of Ann’s B) Anns’        C) Ann’s
22. There are so…plants in the garden!
    A) much B) little C) many
23. She’s got…cheese.
    A) some B) a        C) an
24. … is Jim Smith.
    A) He B) His C) Him
25. She hates …
    A) to play B) play C) playing
26. He….got three brothers.
    A) have B) has C) is having
27. Students must… their homework every day.
    A) to do B) do C) doing
28. Does your sister play…?
    A) the piano B) pianos C) a piano
29. Helen went to the shop and bought ….
    A) a trouser B) a pair of trousers C) trousers
30. Mrs. Jones … us geography.
    A) learns B) studies      C) teaches
                                     Test 2

     1. Find the best word to fill each gap. Choose the correct letter A, B or
C. The first one is an example.
0. Last summer I … to Moscow.            4. A car has four … to make it move.
   A saw       B went       C painted       A tools B boots      C wheels
1. The rainforests … us many             5. Women like to wear beautiful
important things.                        gold… .
   A give       B take      C chop          A axes B arrows       C jewellery.
2. Some animals in Java disappeared …    6. Archaeologists are … of the past.
   A never      B forever C ago             A people B men       C detectives
3. The … of many trees go deep under
the ground.
   A roots      B leaves C flowers

       2. Looking for spelling mistakes. Read this carefully. There is a spelling
mistake in every line. Find the mistake and write it correctly under the
number at the end of the line. The first one is an example.
       An archaeologist is a vary interesting and 0. ……..very.……..
exciting profession. You can learn about the live in the 7.………………….
past when you discaver things under the ground. An 8. …………………
ancient axe, a bow, arrous or a dish can help you 9. …………………
understand how ancient people lived. If you find 10. ………………..
panetings in a cave, you will know how cave peopel 11. ………………..
lived. And if you are lucky to find an ancient gold 12. ………………..
jewelery, you can learn how talented people were at
that time.

     3. Multiple matching Fill in the gaps with the words given in the box.
There are two extra words which you don’t need to use. The first one is an
        medicine quickly     climate    oldest   strangers bodies   bones
        melted smallest
       0. Millions of years ago the …climate… changed a lot.
       13. Wollemi Pines are the … living things on Earth.
       14. When you are ill, you must take some … to feel better.
       15. Some dinosaurs moved very … .
       16. Scientists discovered the first dinosaur … in England.
       17. When … came to the village they exchanged new ideas.
       18. They … metal in the hot fire.
       4. Multiple choice.Find the best word to fill each gap. Choose the correct
letter A, B or C. The first one is an example.
 0. She couldn’t read the book              22. The first electronic computer
     because it was … down.                     appeared … 1950.
     A outside     B upside C inside            A in          B at       C on
 19. Dinosaurs lived in … parts of the      23. … is Peter’s telephone number?
     world.                                     A who         B what     C how
     A every       B all     C little       24. They found an ancient axe …
 20. The … dinosaur was probably the            summer.
     Seismosaurus.                              A next        B last     C past
     A big        B bigger C biggest        25. Ancient people … cheese from
 21. There aren’t … rainforests in              milk.
     Europe.                                    A make     B maked      C made
     A some       B much     C any

      5. Filling in the verbs. Fill in the gaps using the verbs in the brackets ( ).
The first one is an example.
      0. He … didn’t go … to school because he was ill. (go)
      26. They always … fruit for breakfast. (buy)
      27. Peter can’t talk to you. He … his homework now. (do)
      28. Ancient people … any farm machines. (have)
      29. Every summer she … holidays at her grandmother’s. (spend)
      30. I … this film 3 years ago. (see)
      31. Look! Helen and your brother … together. (dance)
      32. He never eats eggs. He … them. (like)

       6. Reading. Read the text carefully. Answer the questions below.
       People all over the world love cats because they are beautiful and gentle.
They are not expensive to keep, and they are very clean.
       There are about forty breeds, or kinds of cats. They come in many different
colours, and can have short hair or long hair. Siamese cats come from Thailand,
where the weather is very hot. They have creamy white fur. However, the tips of
their ears, tails, paws and noses, are darker.
       The Korat cat also comes from Thailand. This short-haired cat has large eyes
and deep blue-grey fur. Because it looks like a rain cloud, people carry it in rain
ceremonies, when farmers sing and dance to bring rain.
       Normal Thai cats have kinked tails. There is a legend which explains this. A
Thai cat was sitting beside a bathing pond when a beautiful princess came along.
First the princess took off her rings and looked around. ‘Where shall I put these?’
she asked. The cat heard her. It wanted to help the princess, so it held out its tail.
The princess put her rings on the cat’s tail and went to bathe. The cat kinked its tail
so that the rings could not fall off. And that is why Thai cats have kinked tails.
       There are cats everywhere. There are cats in Egyptian tomb paintings and on
coins from ancient Greece. There are cats in stories and poems. Can you think of
any cartoon cats?
       33. Write three reasons why people love cats.
           ………………….                ……………………                 ……………………..
     34. How many types of cats are there in the world?
     35. Why do people carry the Korat cat in rain ceremonies?
     36. Why are Thai cats different from other cats?
     37. Where did the princess put her rings before going to bathe?
     38. Write two places where we can see the oldest pictures of cats.
         ………………….                ……………………
     39. What is the best title for this text? Choose the letter A, B or C.
         A Cats            B Favourite pet               C Types of cats

      7. Writing.
      You are a member of “Greenpeace”. You are working in a rainforest
now. Write a postcard to your mother who is worried about you. Use some of
these questions to help you. Write between 4 and 5 sentences.
      - What part of the world is it?
      - What types of animals live there?
      - What plants live there?
      - Why are you there?
      - What are you doing?
      - Why is your work important?

     Dear mother,
              I know that you are worried about me but I
     am fine.
     Now I am
                          With love,
                                    Test 3

      1. Finding the right word. Find the best word to fill each gap. Choose
the correct letter A, B or C. The first one is an example.
 0. Last summer I … to Moscow.          4. Snow and ice … in the sun.
    A saw        B went     C painted      A melt       B print    C travel
 1. Rainforests … a small part of the   5. Archaeologists … things under
    Earth.                                 ground.
    A disappear B cover     C catch        A discover B disappear C hide
 2. The ground in the rainforest is     6. In the past people used stone …
    always ….                              to cut down trees.
    A dark       B hot      C wet          A boots      B axes     C arrows
 3. Dinosaurs disappeared long time …
    A ago        B last      C next

     2. Looking for spelling mistakes. Read this carefully. There is a spelling
mistakes in every line. Find the mistake and write it correctly under the
number at the end of the line. The first one is an example.
Rainforests are vary important for our planet. They give   0.……..very……….
us air, wood, rubber, fruits and many of our medisines.    7. ………………….
Unfortunately reinforests are in danger. In the times of   8.……….………….
dinosaures rainforests covered all the land.               9. ……….…………
But nowadays they are disapearing very fast because in     10. …..…………….
many places people are cutting them doun. A lot of         11. …..…………….
animals and plants die out. The soil is washed o blown     12. ...……………….

     3. Multiple matching. Fill in the gaps with the words given in the box.
There are two extra words which you don’t need to use. The first one is an
         thousands meteor biggest climate printing building fossils
         jewellery papyrus

      0. Millions of years ago the …climate… changed a lot.
      13. The … rainforests are in South America, Africa and South East Asia.
      14. There are … of different plants in a rainforest.
      15. Dinosaurs disappeared because a … crashed into the Earth.
      16. Scientists have found a lot of … from prehistoric times.
      17. The first … press was used in 1450.
      18. The ancient Egyptians used … to write letters.
      4. Multiple choice. Find the best word to fill each gap. Choose the
correct letter A, B or C. The first one is an example.
 0. She couldn’t read the book             22. Do you know … invented the
     because it was … down.                    first plane?
     A outside B upside C inside               A where      B how    C who
 19. Many medicines come …                 23. Egyptian papyrus boats are
     rainforests.                              about 4,000 years ….
     A from       B in       C with            A ago        B old     C last
 20. Some dinosaurs were very … .          24. … Sunday we went to the
     A smaller B smallest C small              museum.
 21. In the Alps two people found …            A in         B on      C at
     axe and a bow.                        25. Cave people … any doctors or
     A an         Ba         C some            hospitals.
                                               A hadn’t B didn’t have C had
                                               no got

      5. Filling in the verbs.Fill in the gaps using the verbs in the brackets ( ).
The first one is an example.
      0. He … didn’t go … to school because he was ill. (go)
      26. Stop talking! I … to the news. (listen)
      27. Yesterday they … to the cinema. (go)
      28. Where is John? … he … in the garden? (work)
      29. … you … TV last night? (watch)
      30. We usually … up early in the morning. (wake)
      31. Last Sunday my cousin … to see us. (come)
      32. Every day Peter … morning exercises. (do)

       6. Reading. Read the text carefully. Answer the questions below.
       The human history without horses could be very different. Scientists believe
that the horse first appeared in North America. But it was not the horse we know
today. It was not larger than a fox. But these small creatures kept changing and
growing and about a million years ago, pony-sized horses galloped across ancient
lands around the world.
       At first people hunted horses for food, but it was not easy. About 50,000
years ago people learnt to keep horses in groups and walk them together from one
place to another. People used first domestic horses for meat, possibly also for milk
and to carry things when people had to move from one place to another. The horse
was becoming a worker and a man’s helper not just a meal walking on four hoofs.
       Most scientists think that the first horses were used to pull carts, not for
riding, because at those times horses were too small to carry an adult human. Other
scientists believe that riding came first, because not only horses but people also
were small at those times. Still it took people many years to learn how to ride.
They had nobody around to teach them.
      33. Where did the horse first appear?
      34. What did the first horse look like?
     35. When did the horse become pony-sized?
     36. Write three reasons why people had first domestic horses.
         …………………… ……………………… …………………….
     37. What word in the second paragraph means “a horse’s foot”?
     38. Write two things that were small at about 50,000 years ago.
         ………………….… ………………………
     39. What is the best title for this text? Choose the letter A, B or C.
         A People’s best friend B The horse’s history C The domestic horse

      7. Writing.
      Your pen-friend asks you about your last holidays. Write a postcard.
Use some of these questions to help you. Write between 4 and 5 sentences.
      - Where did you go?
      - Who did you go with?
      - What did you do there?
      - What was the weather like?
      - Who did you meet?
      - What interesting things did you see?

     Dear …,
               You asked me about my holidays. They were
               With love,
                                      Test 4

      I. Part I. Reading.
      Read the text.
                             Where does rain come from?
       Rain always comes from clouds. But where do clouds come from? How does
all that water get into the sky?
       Think about your bathroom. There is hot water in your bath. Steam goes up
from the hot water. The steam makes small clouds in the bathroom. These warm
clouds meet the cold walls and windows, and then we see small drops of water on
the walls and windows.
       The world is like your bathroom. The water in the oceans is warm when the
sun shines on it. Some of this water goes up into the sky and makes clouds. The
wind carries the clouds for hundreds of kilometres. Then the clouds meet cold air
in the sky, and we see drops of water. The drops of water are rain.
       The rain falls and runs into rivers. Rivers run into oceans. And the water
from oceans makes clouds and more rain. So water is always moving from oceans
to clouds, to rain to rivers, to oceans. So the rain on your head was on other heads
before! The water in your garden was in other gardens in other countries.
       Are the sentences about the text true (T) or false (F)?
       1. Rain never comes from a blue sky.
       2. Clouds come from the bathroom.
       3. Hot water makes rain in the bathroom.
       4. Steam changes when it comes to a cold wall.
       5. Clouds do not travel a long way.
       6. Cold air in the sky is like steam in the bathroom.
       7. Water is always going somewhere.
       8. The same water falls from the sky again and again.
       9. The steam always goes down.
       10. When clouds meet cold air they turn into rain.
      II. Use of English. Choose the correct item.
      11. She was born….March 1st.
          A) at B) on C) in
      12. He likes ….
          A) travelling B) travel C) to travel
      13. The soldier is carrying …gun.
          A) an B) a C) some
      14. Could you lend me…money, please?
          A) any B) many C) some
      15. She’s a bad girl; ….likes her.
          A) anybody B) somebody C) nobody
      16. John is…than Jim.
          A) the heaviest B) heavier C) heavy
      17. They….three bottles of coke last night.
           A) drink B) drank C) has drunk
      18. We watch TV …the evening.
           A) at B) on C) in
      19. Peter is ….boy in our class.
           A) the oldest B) the older C) oldest
      20. He can’t talk to you now. He…his homework.
           A) is doing B) does C) did
      20. There’s …bread in the cupboard.
           A) little B) few C) many
      21. This is …teacher.
           A) we B) our C) ours
      22. I can see two …
           A) baby B) babys C) babies
      23. There’s a… of bread on the table.
           A) bar B) loaf C) carton
      24. Do you know how to …. chess?
           A) make B) play C) game
      25. Carol writes pop…in her spare time.
           A) songs B) sings C) singing
      26. Which sentence means: ‘I am Chinese’.
           A) I come to China B) I come from China C) I come into China
      27. Which word is a building?
           A) a field B) a wood C) a cottage
      28. What do we sit on in the living room?
           A) the coffee table B) the bookshelf C) the sofa
      29. In the morning I get… at 8.30.
           A) off B) up C) out
      30. If you want to know English well, you should… your homework
           A) make B) teach C) do
                             Pre-Intermediate Level
                                     Test 5

       Reading. Part 1. Read the text and write T for true and F for false
       1. Coca-Cola is a famous alcoholic drink.
       2. Dr Pemberton was a real doctor.
       3. Dr Pemberton kept the secret of his drink.
       4. Asa Candler worked for Coca-Cola.
       5. People can buy Coca-Cola only in America.
       Coca-Cola is one of the most popular soft drinks in the world. Dr Pemberton
first made it in Atlanta, America, in 1886. Dr Pemberton was not a real doctor but
he sold syrops to people who were ill. He made his first Coca-Cola drink with
syrop and soda water. He gave it to his friends to try. They liked it and asked him
to make it even better.
       Although Dr Pemberton’s drink was 99% sugar and soda water, 1% of it was
coca leaves and cola nuts (that is why he called the drink ‘Coca-Cola’) and some
other things. Dr Pemberton didn’t not tell anyone what these other things were. He
kept them a secret. The drink did not sell well at first so he sold his secret. Two
years later he died.
       In 1892, Asa Candler bought the secret and started The Coca-Cola
Company. Until 1899, people could not take the soft drink away from the shops to
drink it at home. They had to drink it in the shops. However, when the Coca-Cola
became very popular people wanted to take home bottles of it, so Mr Candler
agreed to sell it in bottles.
       Today, the Coca-Cola Company is one of the largest companies in America.
In 1992, it sold 506 million bottles of Coca-Cola each day. People can buy it in 195
countries. It is still the same drink that Mr Pemberton made in 1886.

       Part 2. Read the text and choose from A, B or C answers.
       Basketball is one of the most popular games in the world. People play it in
most countries. It is a good game for the rich or the poor and some basketball
players have become rich from playing the game. Some people think it is a very
old game, but the basketball people play today is quite new.
       Dr James Naismith invented basketball in America in 1891. He invented it
because he wanted a game people could play inside or outside, in the daytime or at
night. He wanted it to be a team game and one that both men and women would
like and could learn easily. He wanted it to be exciting to watch and to play. He
wanted the players to use a ball, but not a bat. The ball had to be large and light.
He wanted it to be easy to catch and throw, but not easy to hide. The winning team
would be the team that could throw the ball the most times through a high basket.
It is from the word ‘basket’ that the game got its name.
In Naismith’s game there were only 13 rules, but these changed many times until
1934. In that year, people stopped changing the rules.
       Although Naismith’s basketball is a new game, the Mayan people of Mexico
played a game like it many thousands years ago. However, this was not a very nice
game, because the losers died. The most famous basketball team is American and
is called the Harlem Globetrotters.
       6. The passage is about…
           A) bats and balls     B) Dr Naismith       C) the game of basketball
       7. Dr Neismith invented …..
           A) the rules        B) the game of basketball     C) the basket
       8. All games have….
           A) bats      B) rules     C) balls
       9. Dr Naismith wanted to invent a game for two…….
           A) men       B) women         C) teams
       10. Basketball can be learnt…..
           A) by heart      B) easily C) from books
       11. Basketball got its name from the word….
           A) game       B) basket      C) throw
       12. The rules in basketball…
           A) never changed        B) changed a lot of times until 1934    C) didn’t
           change until 1934
       13. The ball in basketball is…
           A) large and heavy       B) small and light C) large and light
       14. The Mayan people ……
           A) never played basketball
           B) played very nice basketball
           C) played the similar game many years ago
       15. Today the best basketball team is in…
           A) the USA       B) Mexico C) many countries

      Part II. Use of English.
      1. Choose the A,B or C to fill in the gap.
      16. Iron and diamonds are……materials.
          A) primary      B) raw C import
      17. Many people work in bad……
          A) company B) conditions           C) office
      18. Could you bring me……apples?
          A) most B) an C) some
      19. Electric wires are made…..copper.
          A) by B) with C) from
      20. Nuclear power is very….
          A) alternative B) dangerous C) dirty
      21. …you like to go to the concert?
          A) must B) could C) would
      22. The Maglev train is very quiet, very fast but the …..expensive.
          A) most B) more C) less
      23. There aren’t …buses in our town.
          A) some B) too C) enough
      24. Energy from the sun is called……power.
          A) solar B) sunny C) nuclear
      25. Motor cars….the atmosphere.
          A) reduce B) pollute C) recycle
      26. I don’t know … this party.
          A) anybody      B) somebody         C) nobody
      2. Find the spelling mistakes. Read thee lines, find the mistakes and
correct them.
      27. What problems ar there with                    __________________
      28. the environment? We use two much               __________________
      29. water wich is not always available.            __________________
      30. Our cars pollute the atmosfere. We throw         __________________
      31. away tons of rubish. Many of the things         __________________
      32. that we by come with too much                  __________________
      33. packiging.We use a lot of sprays.              __________________
      34. We cut trees which take a long times to grow. __________________
      35. We pollute the land with ckemicals.              __________________
      36. We must thinck of the future and save the Earth. __________________

     3. Filling in the verbs. Read the sentences and fill in the correct verb.
           Could, is going, didn’t walk, would, began, is playing, are,
           have been, will travel, haven’t finished
     37. They … never … to London.
     38. I think he … to watch TV.
     39. … you like some apple juice?
     40. They … not rich enough to buy a new house.
     41. The boy…the guitar now.
     42. My parents … by plane next week.
     43. …you help me, please?
     44. We…this exercise now.
     45. I … school when I was six years old.
     46. They … to school yesterday.
                                       Test 6

      Reading. Read the text and write T for true and F for false sentences.
       1.   Mac and Dick McDonald lived in Hong Kong.
       2.   The McDonald brothers decided to have a smaller menu and use plastic
       3.   The first customers had chairs to sit.
       4.   Ray Kroc started working for McDonald brothers.
       5.   Nowadays, McDonald’s is very popular.

       There were two McDonalds – Mac and Dick – and they were brothers. In
1948, they owned a restaurant in California. They liked working in the restaurant,
but they got tired of the customers ordering so many different things to eat. “If we
gave the customers a smaller menu, we could make some food before they come,
and so they wouldn’t have to wait long for their meals”, said one of the brothers.
The other brother agreed and added, “ We could also use plastic plates so there
wouldn’t be any washing-up”.
       There were such good ideas that McDonald brothers used them, and the
customers were very pleased. They got their meals very quickly - in less than a
minute – and they paid only 15 cents for hamburgers and 10 cents for fries. The
first McDonald restaurant had no seats for customers to sit on. That meant that
people had to take their food away, and that no one had to clean up any tables after
       Then a man called Ray Kroc came to the brothers and asked to buy their
business. They agreed to sell it for $37 million. Before long, there were
McDonald’s restaurants all over the world – even in China and Russia. The most
successful McDonald’s business is in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong McDonald’s
sells more hamburgers every day than any other McDonald’s anywhere else in the
world. McDonald’s restaurants are so successful because children love going to
them, they like the food and they like the toys and games they can get at

                                  Use of English.
      1. Finding the right word. Choose the A, B or C to fill in the gap.
      13. Companies that work in many countries are called…
          A) offices B) multinationals C) factories
      14. ….you like to listen to music?
          A) could B) would C) have
      15. The sun and the wind are…..sources of energy.
          A) dangerous B) alternative C) poisonous
      16. Electric cars work well but they are…
          A) slow B) the slowest C) slower
      17. This T-shirt is long….
          A) too B) enough C) lot
     18. Many types…animals and plants are now disappearing.
         A) of B) by C) from
     19. He usually puts …the homework in his daybook.
         A) off B) on C) down
     20. Could you give me….bread, please?
         A) a B) some C) most
     Plastic is not…..
         A) beautiful B) interesting C) biodegradable
     Russian ….discovered many new lands in the North.
         A) inventors B) explorers C) ships

      4. Find the spelling mistakes. Read thee lines, find thee mistakes and
correct them.
      A lot of people around the wald                 ____________________
      think about the enviroment. First of all        ____________________
      they think about water poluted by               ____________________
      poisonous ckemicals. Then we must             ____________________
      think about renewable resorces and            ____________________
      save those wich take a long time to grow. ____________________
      It is very important for everybody to recycle ____________________
      such things as papper, glass and                ____________________
      other unnesessary things including              ____________________
      packaging. We have to save row materials. ____________________

     5. Filling in the verbs. Read the sentences and fill in the correct verb.
           Will travel, wrote, would, could, haven’t got, are drinking,
                   has cooked, have polluted, recycle, is going
     Factories and cars….the air.
     ….you turn the TV down, please?
     He….a dictation yesterday.
     They usually ….unnecessary things.
     We….coffee now.
     Her family…to buy a new car.
     My mother…already…dinner.
     …you like a cup of coffee?
     I…enough money for this dress.
     We…there by plane.
                                       Test 7

     Part I. Reading. Questions 1-5. Read the text . Write T if the sentence
about the text is true and F if the sentence is false.
     1. Jazz was created by white Americans.
     2. It is a mixture of work songs and church music.
     3. Jazz bands were first organised at the beginning of the 19th century.
     4. Jazz sounds the same each time it is performed.
     5. Today people only play jazz in New Orleans.

       Americans have contributed to many art forms, but jazz, a type of music, is
the only art form that was created in the United States. Jazz was created by black
Americans. Many blacks were brought from Africa to America as slaves. The
black slaves sang and played the music of their homeland.
       Jazz is a mixture of many different kinds of music. It is a combination of the
music of West Africa, the work songs the slaves sang, and religious music. Jazz
bands formed in the late 1800s. They played in bars and clubs in many towns and
cities of the South, especially New Orleans.
       New Orleans is an international seaport, and people from all over the world
come to New Orleans to hear jazz. Improvisation is an important part of jazz. This
means that the musicians make the music up as they go along, or create the music
on the spot. This is why a jazz song might sound a little different each time it is
       Jazz became more and more popular. By the 1920s, jazz was popular all
over the Untied States. By the 1940s, you could not only hear jazz in clubs and
bars, but in concert halls as well. Today, people from all over the world play jazz.
Jazz musicians from the United States, Asia, Africa, South America and Europe
meet and share their music at festivals on every continent. In this way jazz
continues to grow and change.

      Part II. Questions 6-10. Read the text and choose the best answer (A,
B, or C) for each sentence.
                                    Frozen Food.
       It was not until 1930 that people could keep food fresh for a long time. They
did this by freezing it.
       Clarence Birdseye was the first person to sell frozen food. He had watched
fishermen catching fish in the coldest part of Canada. The fish came out of the water
and froze in the cold air. Months later, these frozen fish were still fresh, and the
fishermen could cook and eat them. Mr. Birdseye started a freezing company with
some friends. He put fresh vegetables into large boxes of water. Then he put the
boxes in a large freezer. He later sold his part of this business and started another
one on his own. He called his new company ‘Birds Eye’.
        The Birds Eye Company made frozen foods from all kinds of vegetables. It
sold the frozen foods in ten different shops in America. At first the frozen foods
did not sell very well. Many people did not have anywhere to keep them because
they did not have fridges. Also the price was high. However, when more people
had fridges, frozen foods became more popular and people did not have to pay so
much for them. By 1933, there were 516 shops selling frozen foods.
        Soon after this, The Birds Eye Company started freezing meat, and today
there are many companies selling all kinds of frozen foods. Birds Eye, however, is
still the name many people think of when they think about frozen foods.
      6. The text is about…
          A fridges and frozen food
          B how frozen food began
          C the popular Mr. Birdseye
      7. Mr. Birdseye first froze in his company
          A fish         B meat           C vegetables
      8. Frozen food did not sell well at first because
          A people did not know about it
          B people did not have refrigerators
          C people did not like the taste of it
      9. The Birds Eye Company first sold frozen food in
          A shops in Canada B shops in America C shops all over the world
      10. The first frozen foods were
          A cheap        B not well frozen       C expensive

    Part III. Questions 11-20. Read the text and choose the best
answer from A, B, C or D.
                             A Book I recommend.
       I found the book Escape from Time by Andy Treen very exciting and I really
enjoyed reading it. It’s a story …. (11) a boy called Troy who goes on a journey to
… (12) for his friend Zyra. It wasn’t what I had expected, although I am interested
… (13) science fiction. I thought this story would be like films I had seen, but I…
(14) after a few pages that it was … (15) interesting than a film.
       Troy goes to many places and times. He … (16) his knowledge with
different … (17) of people and learns new skills from them. Then he moves on.
The last part of the book … (18) the meeting between Troy and Zyra when they are
both caught by some space criminals from the future. But that’s enough
information from me … (19) I don’t want to spoil it for you. It’s really … (20),
too, with some excellent jokes about time travel in it.

      11. A from            B about            C on              D with
      12. A ask             B follow           C look            D find
     13. A by               B with              C of              D in
     14. A explained        B realised          C showed          D believed
     15. A even             B more              C much            D too
     16. A divides          B joins             C shares          D adds
     17. A kinds            B variety           C range           D qualities
     18. A shows            B discovers         C describes       D says
     19. A when             B because           C if              D unless
     20. A funny            B sad               C shocking        D frightening
     Part IV. Use of English.
     1. Find the mistake and correct it.
     Example: 0 They plays tennis every Sunday. –                0 - play
     21. We bought some new furnitures.                   ___________________
     22. You like pizza?                                  ___________________
     23. She didn’t finish her work yet.                  ___________________
     24. Jerry didn’t have many money at that time        .___________________
     25. It sometimes is rainy in spring in this place.    ___________________
     2. Choose the correct variant.
     26. What do you do/are you doing? If you drop it, it will explode!
     27. You are a great cook! This cake tastes/is tasting wonderful!
     28. While Mary washed up/was washing up, she broke a cup.
     29. How did you felt/did you feel yesterday afternoon?
     30. Last summer I was going swimming /went swimming every weekend.
     31. I’m afraid the last train left/had left an hour ago.
     32. We had/were having some coffee and then went home.
     33. What is you/are you by profession? – I’m a teacher.
     34. Ann never saw / has never seen any Chinese films.
     35. That can’t be right1 I’m not believing it/I don’t believe it!
      3. Key word transformations. Complete the second sentence so that it
means the same as the first. Use no more than three words.
      Example: 0 There is a games room in this guesthouse.- This guesthouse
has a gamesroom.
      36. Each lesson is two hours long.
          Each lesson lasts…………..
      37. I haven’t stayed here before.
          This is the first time that ………here.
      38. Don’t book your holiday until you‘ve seen my photos of Africa.
          You must see my photos of Africa before…..
      39. Ann is not so tall as Jane.
          Ann is …..Jane.
      40. Nobody plays football better than Drake.
          Drake is…….
      Part V. Writing.
      Read the information about Giovanni. Fill in the information on the
Order Form for him.
      Giovanni Pelucci is from Rome and he lives at 46 via Vittoria. He plays for
the football team in his town. He already has football shorts and now he wants to
buy a black and white team shirt. He is 16 year old and he is not big.
                                   Order Form.
                     First name                       Giovanni
          41. Surname
          42. Address
          43. Shirt/shorts?
          44. Colours
          45. Small/large?

                                       Test 8
      Part I. Read the text. Are these statements true (T) or false (F)?
      1. The first American films weren’t made in California.
      2. In 1917 a director went to California because he had a cold.
      3. The first movie studio was built in Hollywood in 1918.
      4. Nobody knows Bette Davis and Clark Gable.
      5. Today many studios have moved to Beverly Hills and Malibu.
       To many people the word Hollywood has two meanings. Hollywood is an
area in Los Angeles and also the American movie industry.
       Hollywood was just farmland at the beginning of the century. Early
American movies were made in other places, for example, in New York or
Chicago. In 1917 a director was making a movie in Chicago. Because of the cold
weather, he couldn’t finish the film. He took a trip to southern California and there
he found just the weather and the scenery he needed to finish the movie. The
director realised that southern California was the perfect place for making movies.
The next year his company built a movie studio in Hollywood. Other companies
followed. Before long nearly all American movie studios were in Hollywood, Los
       The next thirty years were Hollywood’s greatest years. Thousands of movies
were made, most by a few large and powerful studios. Directors, actors and writers
worked for these studios. They made some films that today are considered great
art. Many famous and glamorous film stars, like Bette Davis and Clark Gable lived
in Hollywood.
       Today, Hollywood is not what it used to be. Many movies are made outside
Hollywood. Many movie stars have moved in areas like Beverly Hills and Malibu.
       Part II. Read the text and choose the right ending (A, B, C, or D) to the
       Thor Heyerdahl was interested in different countries and the people who
lived there. He noticed that some things were the same in different parts of the
world. He noticed how statues and old stories in South America were the same as
in the islands far away in the Pacific Ocean. He thought that perhaps, many years
ago, people had travelled from South America to the islands. So, in 1947, he made
a wooden raft which he called Kon- Tiki and made the same journey. In the 1960s
he started to look at America and Africa and again he noticed that some things
were the same. There were pyramids in Egypt and also in South America. Ht
noticed that statues in two places were similar. He also knew that people in both
places made boats from reeds.
       He thought that perhaps many years ago people from Africa had sailed
across the Atlantic Ocean to America. He decided to make this journey himself. In
1969 he built a boat from papyrus, the reed which grows in the river Nile. The boat
was just like the boats which the Ancient Egyptians made. He called the boat Ra,
the name of the Ancient Egyptian sun god. He sailed west towards America but
after 4,500 kilometres the boat sank (broke down). The next year, Thor Heyerdahl
tried again. He built another reed boat Ra II. He started his journey from Morocco.
Fifty–seven days later he landed on the island of Barbados. He had sailed right
across the Atlantic Ocean. Perhaps other people had made the same journey 4, 000
years ago.
       6. Thor Heyerdahl noticed that …
       a) things are different in different places b)some things do not differ much
in different places
       c) only statues are different in different places
       7. People in the past …
       a) did not travel much      b) did not travel to small places c) travelled to
different places
       8. Pyramids in America and Africa are …
       a) similar b) not the same c) are very ancient.
       9. The Ancient people made boats from …
       a) flex b) wood c) reeds
       10. Papyrus grows in …
       a) America       b) Egypt           c) both countries

      Part III. Questions 11-21.

      Read the text and choose the best answer from A, B or C.

                            The world is getting hotter.
       The world is getting hotter because … (11) us! Our factories, cars, trains and
planes … (12) the air dirty. When … (13) sun shines, everything gets hot and the
dirt stops the hot air from going … (14) to the sky. Because the hot air has
nowhere to go … (15) gets hotter.
       Already our world is… (16) than it was one hundred years ago. Hot
countries may become drier and the people who live there will not be able to grow
… (17) food. Ice in cold areas … (18) changing to water because of higher
temperatures. When this happens, the seas become deeper. Some towns … (19) the
sea may have a problem soon. We can help … (20) we stop making the air dirty
but we must do something fast!
     11. A by              B for          C of
     12. A make            B making       C makes
     13. A a               B the          C an
     14. A on              B at           C up
     15. A everything      B all          C every
     16. A warm            B warmer       C warmest
     17. A enough          B too          C little
     18. A are             B be           C is
     19. A near            B to           C in
     20. A so              B if           C but

                            Part II. Use of English.
     1. Find the mistake and correct it.
     Example: 0 He goes to school yesterday.    – 0 - went
     21. She has worked here since a month     ________________________
     22. We bought some new furnitures .       ________________________
     23. Want you some ice-cream?
     24. Kim hasn’t got much friends.          ________________________
     25. It often is cold in December.         ________________________
     2. Choose the correct variant.
     26. You are a great cook! This cake tastes/is tasting wonderful!
     27. While Mary washed up/was washing up, she broke a cup.
     28. Last summer I was going swimming /went swimming every weekend.
     29. I’m afraid the last train left/had left an hour ago.
     30. We had/were having some coffee and then went home.
     31. What is you/are you by profession? – I’m a teacher.
     32. Ann never saw / has never seen any Chinese films.
     33. That can’t be right! I’m not believing it/I don’t believe it!
     34. What do you do/are you doing? If you drop it, it will explode!
     35. How did you felt/did you feel yesterday afternoon?
     3. Key word transformations. Complete the second sentence so that it
means the same as the first. Use no more than three words.
     Example: 0 There is a games room in this guesthouse. - This guesthouse has
a gamesroom.
     36. Nobody plays football better than Drake.
         Drake is…….
     37. Don’t book your holiday until you‘ve seen my photos of Africa.
    You must see my photos of Africa before…..
38. Ann is not so tall as Jane.
    Ann is …..Jane.
39. Each lesson is two hours long.
    Each lesson lasts…………..
40. I haven’t stayed here before.
    This is the first time that ………here.
                                 Intermediate Level
                                       Test 9
      Part I. Questions 1-5.
      The people below all want to buy a CD-ROM. Read the descriptions of eight
CD-ROMs. Decide which CD-ROM (letters A-H) would be the most suitable for
each person (numbers 1-5) For each of these numbers, mark the correct letter on
your answer sheet.
                               A Magic makeover
 1. Gerry would like to      Have you ever wanted to see whether a new
    help his 16-year–old     hairstyle would suit you before you visit the
    daughter who has         hairdresser’s? Now you can experiment with
    always dreamt of         hundreds of hairstyles, glasses and make-up
    flying planes. She       fashions. Both men and women can find the perfect
    can’t be a pilot         face for themselves with this useful tool.
                               B Write now
    because      of  her
                             Young people (aged 8-18) can develop their writing
    eyesight, and he         skill, creativity and story-telling ability by writing
    wants her to think       about a very important subject: themselves. They
    about another job        are encouraged to write poems, songs, diaries and
    possibilities.           stories about their family and friends, things they
                             love and hate, their secret hopes and wishes.
 2. Erica is looking for a     C Take off
    present for her 14-      This is more than just a game because you really
    year-old son. He         learn how to fly a plane or helicopter. You study a
    loves listening to all   detailed instruction and practise on screen with sets
    kinds of music, but      of flight instruments from a variety of aircraft.
    she’d prefer him to      Experience taking off and landing at any one of
    start playing music      3,000 airports worldwide.
    himself.                   D Speedkid
                           Young people aged 3-15 can explore and discover
                           with this educational games. Difficulty levels can be
 3. Paula knows she has a changed to suit any player. Activities range from
                           maths problems to word games, from drawing to
    good figure but apart
                           language learning, all based around fun with cars,
    from that she isn’t
                           high-speed trains and planes.
    satisfied with the way    E Top notes
    she looks. She wants This is an enormous library of all types of music
    something which will from the last 80 years. Watch performances, listen
    help her change her to recordings, look at 9,000 album covers and
    appearance             photos, and read articles on 4,000 artists. You can
                           search by artist’s name, type of music, or period.
                              F Choose right
4. Daniel got some          This is an essential guide to making the right career
   money       for      his decision. You complete a detailed questionnaire and
   thirteenth     birthday  it tells you what you are good at, including your
   from his grandmother.    social, practical, creative and leadership strengths. It
   He really wants to get   then shows you what further education and career
   a racing game, but she   choices are open to you.
   says he must buy            G Personal trainer
   something which will You tell the ‘trainer’ details about your weight,
   help him with his height, etc, and it will give you a personal fitness
   school work.             and body-shaping programme. Whether you are
                            male or female, young or old, want something
                            difficult or easy, you will find a series of suitable
5. Patricia (15) loves exercises here which will make you look and feel
   speed and even better.
   writes poems about          H Master class
   it. She can’t wait to This has 50 hours of instruction and will give you
   have driving lessons the basic skills needed to play the guitar. All
   and      would      like beginners can learn to play their favourite songs.
   something        which You can practise in private, but very soon you’ll be
   gives her a good idea confident enough to perform in public. You could
   about      being      in even make your career!
   control of any kind
   of vehicle.

        Part II. Read the text and questions below. For each question choose the
correct letter A, B, C or D.
        I went to the cinema last week and laughed all the way through the new film
Waiter! which is set in a restaurant. American actor Tom Waters plays the worst
cook the world has ever seen and he employs one of the worst waiters, played by
John Vermont.
        The London restaurant where the filming took place does actually exist. Jane
Connors, the owner, runs a successful business with many regular customers.
However, although she thinks Waiter! is a good film, she is very annoyed with the
director. When she agreed to the filming, she wasn’t told that the film is about a
restaurant where everything goes wrong and the food is disgusting. Although the
film might make Jane’s restaurant famous if it is a success, she is afraid that people
will stop coming because they will think that the food and service is terrible - like
it is in the film. Jane is worried she will lose business and may even have to close
and start again with a new restaurant.
        Having seen the film, I agree that she has a problem. The film company paid
her a very small fee, and she has since asked for more. The best solution, though is
for her to contact the newspapers. I am sure they will be very interested in her story
and it will actually help her business in the end.
      6. What is the writer trying to do in the text?
         A) advertise a restaurant
         B) review the film
         C) explain someone’s problem
         D) take someone’s advice
      7. What do we learn about Jane’s restaurant?
         A) it is very popular
         B) the food is not very good.
         C) it is in a beautiful building.
         D) the waiters are unhelpful.
      8. What did the director not tell Jane?
         A) that the film would be a success
         B) that the restaurant in the film would be very bad
         C) that she would not be paid
         D) that she would need to employ extra staff
      9. What does the writer think Jane ought to do?
         A) open a new restaurant
         B) ask the film company for more money
         C) improve the quality of the food in her restaurant
         D) write to the newspapers
      10. Which of these is an advert for the film?

          A Waiter! Comedy film set in a typical American town. Laugh at
            mistakes of crazy cook.(Tom Waters) and mad waiter (Joe
          B Waiter! Learn how to cook and to be amused at the same time at
            this film made specially for television by well-known cook, Tom
          C Waiter! All the action takes place in a famous London restaurant.
            Find out the truth about what happens in the kitchens.
          D Waiter! Sit back and enjoy the performances at Tom Waters and
            Joe Vermont in this comedy filmed in a London restaurant.

      Part III. Read the text and decide if each statement is correct or
      11. More people in Sri Lanka ride a mountain bike than any other kind of bike.
      12. The writer says that you can go on a satisfactory distance each day on a bike.
      13. The writer says a bicycle is a restful way of travelling through Sri Lanka.
      14. The canals provide water for rice growing in spaces in the jungle.
      15. The writer admired the colours of the countryside.
                          On two wheels in a green land

       It is often said that the best way to see a country is to use the method of
transport which is traditional in that particular place. So people should see
Argentina on a horseback, Nepal on foot and the US by car.
       If this is true, then a bicycle is the perfect way to visit Sri Lanka. Although
the 18-speed mountain bike I used is not an everyday sight, more traditional
models are popular all over the country.
       Sharing the same kind of transport as local people changes the way you see
the place. You are travelling at a speed that somehow fits the scenery – not so slow
that you only see a small area each day, and not so fast that the details of the
countryside are missed. Better still, you can stop whenever you want to listen to
the birds or a waterfall, talk to people, smell their cooking or take a photo.
However, this doesn’t mean cycling in Sri Lanka is relaxing. If you want to see the
whole country, you have to leave towns and villages and cycle through jungle,
where the temperature is 37 degrees, cross streams, climb hills and go over paths
which are made of mud, rock or sand.
       The most pleasant paths in the jungle follow the irrigation canals. These
carry water into the bright green rice fields which appear at regular intervals
among the trees. During the afternoon, groups of children, farm workers and water
buffalo all come to swim in the canals. Then, when you climb from the jungle up
into the hilly area in the centre of the country, you see every hillside is covered
with neat rows of tea bushes in another brilliant shade of green. In fact, the whole
country is covered in more different and beautiful shades of green than I ever
thought possible.
       Now I am wondering where to ride my bike next – perhaps alongside the
canals of the Netherlands, or through the city streets of China…

      Part IV. Use of English.
      1. Vocabulary.
      16. You’ve missed a lot of lessons and you may find it difficult to catch
          -------with the group.
           A) up            B) on      C) out          D) in
      17. I ------- in a suburb of Athens.
           A) grew up B) grew          C) brought up D) brought
      18. She was very ill but now she’s got-------it.
          A) off           B) over     C) out of       D) away from
      19. He’s a very difficult person; he doesn’t get------anyone.
          A) on with B) in with C) up with             D) out with
      20. A committee from the Ministry of Education is going to---------the school.
          A) check         B) examine C) inspect       D) control

      2. Open cloze. Complete the sentences using one suitable word in each
      21. I don’t believe------ghosts.
      22. The horror film started exactly -----------midnight.
      23. Do you approve--------children staying up so late?
      24. He is very keen--------sports; he plays every day.
      25. She is doing some research--------cloning at the moment.

       3. Word formation. Use the word given in capitals at the end of the
sentence to form a word that fits the space in the same sentence.
       26. More and more animals are fighting for…nowadays,         (SURVIVE)
       27. and it is not only hunters who are to blame. …….. (INVESTIGATE)
are often carried out to discover who is responsible for
       28. ecological disasters. Muggy Malone is one of the
most …criminals in the universe Nowadays there are a lot of         (DANGER)
       29. human rights……..trying to draw people’s attention to (ORGANISE)
the problems which millions face around all over the world.
Christopher Columbus was voted the greatest explorer of
       30. the millenium, as his…..of America changed the history (DISCOVER)
of the world.
       31. Thanks to the Internet we are now living in a …..village. (GLOBE)
       32. We know as much about the… Africa as in the USA. (SITUATE)
       33. My sister is a…..musician.                               (TALENT)
       34. Sometimes children are very….when they play their games. (NOISE)
       35. I bet only very ……people believe in ghosts.                 (FOOL)

      4. Key word transformations. Complete the second sentence so that it
has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. You must
use between two and five words, including the word given.
      36. I haven’t seen him for quite a long time. (since)
          It’s quite a long time------------------------------------him.
      37. The last time I saw him was two years ago. (for)
          I---------------------two years.
      38. She has been away since last week. (for)
          She------------------------a week.
      39. I left and then she arrived. (by)
          I---------------------------the time she arrived.
      40. I hadn’t finished cooking when my guests arrived. (while)
          My guests arrived-------------------cooking.

      5. Choose the correct tense form.
      41. Tony was tired because he took/ had been taking tests all day.
      42. They found the safe open: thieves had stolen/ stole all the money.
      43. Jack’s not here. He plays/ is playing golf.
      44. The actor’s face appears/ is appearing regularly in Sunday magazines.
      45. ‘Is her computer still broken?’ –‘No. She has been fixing / has fixed it.’
      46. ‘His English is good. ‘ –‘ Well, he has been learning/ has learned it for
      47. Teenage students wonder whether they will / are going to find jobs when
          they leave school.
      48. The train leaves/ is going to leave at 5 o’ clock.
      49. I am meeting /will meet Tom at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning.
      50. She was walking/had been walking in the park when she met her old

      6. Correct the mistakes in these sentences.
      51. I haven’t seen him since ten years.
      52. Be quiet! The baby sleeps.
      53. I work here since 1997.
      54. He is smoking 40 cigarettes a day.
      55. In 40 years’ time, robots will doing everything.

      Part V. Writing. You got a letter from your English-speaking pen-friend
John. He asks:
      a) What subjects do you do at school?
      b) Which of them do you like and why?
      c) How do you spend your free time?
      Write a letter to John using the questions to help you. Write between 120-
180 words.

                                         Test 10
      Part I. Questions 1-5.
      The people below all want to buy a book. Read the descriptions of eight
books. Decide which book would be the most suitable for the following people.
         People                                     Recommended Books
1. Jan is sixteen and         The Beauty by Sophie Harper
   she loves shopping       The lovely Emmaline Barton was an American girl
   for clothes and          who came to Europe in the nineteenth century and won
   reading        stories   the hearts of young men in every great city. This
   about people and         entertaining novel shows us the wonderful dresses, the
   things in the news.      beautiful rooms and Emmaline’s sparkling eyes in a
   She wants to read        well-imagined world of palaces and gardens.
   some entertaining
   light fiction.
2. Paul is nineteen      B European Hotels and Guesthouses by Andrew
   and is very keen      Peters
   on sport. He          A very clear and helpful book which lists
   doesn’t      enjoy    accommodation in most main European cities, with
   fiction much, but     brief descriptions and a good price guide. Its small size
   does like reading     makes it easy for the traveller to pack, and the
   about the lives of    organisation of the information makes it quick and easy
   sporting heroes       to use.
   of the past.          C Getting There by Will Jenkins
3. Susan is eighteen     This is the first part of the autobiography of the
   and enjoys good       international gymnastics star. He writes his own story
   writing.       She    well, hiding none of the difficulties that he had to face,
   would          like   and he brings to life the heartaches, as well the joys, of
   something which       young sportsmen and women who really want to find
   offers information    success.
   as      well     as   D Trains and Boats and Planes by Rachel Bryant
   entertainment. She    Sometimes funny, sometimes exciting, occasionally
   is interested in      sad, this beautifully written little book describes the
   history and plans     adventures of a group of American students who spent
   to travel round       a year working and studying in Europe. There are lively
   Europe         this   descriptions of some of the great cities and their
   summer.               inhabitants, past and present.
4. Michael is twenty-    E What People Wore by Annabel Stoneman
   three, a computer     An extremely interesting history of clothes, written by a
   expert,      whose    history teacher. It will be a very useful book for anyone
   interests include     who needs to design clothes for the theatre or who is
   travel and sport.     interested in the everyday lives of people in the past.
   He has to go          There are not many pictures, but lots of detailed notes.
   abroad for work         F FuturePop by Terry Ophen
   and wants a           The pop music has changed enormously in the past few
   novel to read on      years. With electronics and computers in the studio and
   his journey with      at concerts, what is the future for the human musician?
   plenty of action      This book is by one of the top performers of computer
   and excitement.       pop music, and he discusses the way it will probably
5. Sonia is twenty-      develop in the future.
   four and works        G Goal Posts by Simon Brown
   for              an   A very well-written and fast-moving adventure story,
   international         set in an imagined world of international football stars.
   airline.       She    The matches are well described, as well as the
   enjoys        love    problems of the players as they fight for their careers,
   stories of the        on and off the pitch. A great read for sports fans.
    past, especially if   H The Fashion House by Julia Davis
    they       contain    This amusing novel is just right for reading on holiday.
    descriptions of       It reveals the lives and loves of the designers, models
    beautiful houses,     and customers of a famous fashion house. It’s written
    clothes        and    by a former model and gives away many of the modern
    parties.              fashion world’s secrets.

      Part II. Questions 6-10.
      Read the text and the questions below. For each question mark the
correct letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet.
                                Living in the Ice Age.
        I’m a scientist and I arrived here in Antarctica three months ago in
December. The temperature is cold but not unpleasant yet. Since arriving, I’ve
worked with about sixty other people getting everything ready for the Antarctic
winter. It’s been a lot of hard work, but it was fun, too. However, a few days ago
the ship left taking most of the staff with it, and it won’t be back to fetch us until
next December. So the hardest thing to get used to is that there are now just
fourteen of us because I’m used to working in a large company.
        I’m living on the same work station I was ten years ago. It was new then and
it’s still in good condition and unchanged. The dried food we get is also the same –
you forget what real food tastes like after a few weeks. The people working here
with me are all different from then, but I’m always happy getting to know new
people. Ten years ago, we were able to send faxes to friends and families once a
month, but today we can send e-mails and talk on the phone so we don’t feel so far
        Last week we went out exploring for a few days. We slept in our very thick
sleeping bags to keep the cold out. We always have to wear the right clothes and
boots for walking on ice and snow. We were joined together by a rope all the time
in case we fell into any holes in the ice. They’re too deep to climb out of. The skies
were clear and I was reminded how lucky I am to be here. Soon we will get
amazing sunsets, too.
      6. What is the writer trying to do?
         A Persuade people to work in the Antarctica
         B Complain about his life in Antarctica
         C Describe his own experiences in Antarctica
         D Suggest ways of improving life in Antarctica
      7. What is difficult to the writer at the moment?
         A He is working with a small number of people.
         B There is too much work to do.
         C The weather is too cold.
         D The ship won’t return for months.
      8. In the writer’s opinion, what had improved since ten years ago?
          A The living accommodation is better.
          B The food is more tasty.
          C Communications have improved.
          D His colleagues are easier to work with.
      9. What particular danger was there when they were exploring?
          A the cold
          B the holes in the ice
          C getting lost
          D slipping on the ice
      10. Which of the following e-mails did the writer send to a pen-friend?
          A I’m getting used to being in Antarctica. Although people had told me
              what it was like, it’s still a shock to experience it myself.
          B There hasn’t been much to do here yet, so I’ve spent the time getting
              to know my colleagues and relaxing.
          C It’s good to be back here. I’ve forgotten how beautiful it is. I’m
              looking forward to seeing some wonderful sunsets.
          D I’ll send you my news as often as I can. It won’t be long till I’m home,
              as I’ve already been here nearly a year.

      Part III. Read the text and decide if each statement is correct or
      11. There are few traffic jams in Tasmania.
      12. It is essential to reserve accommodation in advance.
      13. Taz Hotel tickets can only be used in Taz Hotels.
      14. The most attractive scenery you see on the second day is by Russell Falls.
      15. The trip finishes where it is started.

                                  See Tasmania!
       Rich in old-world charm and with magnificent National Parks, Tasmania is
well covered by a good road network. Light traffic and wonderful views make
driving these roads a pleasure. Though the bus system is reliable, on many routes
services may only run once daily. So hire a car and see this beautiful and
interesting island at your own speed.
       There is a variety of places to stay, and although booking is strongly
advised, particularly at peakholiday times, it should not be too difficult to arrange
things as you go, if you prefer. We sell you a set of Taz Hotel Pass vouchers and
Tasmania is yours.
       The Taz Hotel Pass offers the visitor a simple and convenient way to stay
anywhere in Australia. Each hotel ticket is paid for in advance and is for one
night’s accommodation. There is no maximum or minimum number of hotel tickets
you can buy, and we will give you your money back on unused tickets, less than a
small administrative charge. Taz Hotels are divided into simple colour categories,
with Ruby being the most basic and Diamond representing the highest quality. We
recommend that you buy a mixture of tickets, as we cannot give you your money
back if you use a higher-value ticket when staying at a lower-value hotel. If you
travel to an area where Taz have no hotels, then we will find other reasonably priced
accommodation for you in exchange for your Taz ticket.

      Part IV. Use of English. (Vocabulary.)
      16. I liked her at first but now I’ve gone------------her.
          A) from B) out of C) off D) away from
      17. If you don’t start looking after yourself, you’ll -----in hospital.
          A) A) end up B) make up C) come up D) go up
      18. Don’t put-------until tomorrow what you can do today.
          A) down B) up C) out D) off
      19. We had nothing to do so we watched some TV to---------the time.
          A) take B) pass C) enjoy D) let
      20. I couldn’t finish the test because I ran-----------time.
          A) out of B) off C) up D) away

      Open cloze. Complete these sentences using one suitable word in each
      21. Are you interested-----biology?
      22. I insist -------paying for this. It’s my turn.
      23. He gave an example ------a genetic experiment.
      24. Are you going anywhere ---------the weekend?
      25. The teacher referred us to our grammar books for more information.

      3. Word formation. Use the word given in capitals at the end of the
sentence to form a word that fits the space in the same sentence.
      26. He didn’t give any--------- for his absence.            EXPLAIN
      27. My sister used to work as a ---------every summer.       WAIT
      28. I wish you every --------in your new job.                SUCCEED
      29. I have an excellent-------with my brother.              RELATE
      30. The manager is looking at your ---------                APPLY
      31. He-------------thought I was my brother.                MISTAKE
      32. --------you will understand everything                  EVENT
      33. The-----of the island were quite friendly.              INHABIT
      34. I’m tired of your lies. Tell me the ------for a change. TRUE
      35. The weather will be cold and -----today.                WIND

      4. Key word transformations. Complete the second sentence so that it
has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. You must
use between two and five words, including the word given.
      36. I have arranged to see my doctor this evening.
          I---------------------------------------this evening.
      37. He started ironing three hours ago and he still hasn’t finished.
          He---------------------three hours.
      38. We haven’t talked for two months.
          The last time we-----------------
      39. How long have you been here?
      40. The last time I played football was five years ago.
          I---------------five years.

      5. Choose the correct tense form.
      41. The world will have changed/be changing a lot by the time I am 50.
      42. She has been working/worked on the computer since she came in.
      43. I stay/ am staying with my mother for a few days.
      44. We were going/went to the cinema every Sunday when we were younger.
      45. My sister has lived/lived in New York for the last ten years.
      46. I worked/have worked in that school for five years when I was in Paris.
      47. This time tomorrow I will walk/will be walking in the streets of Rome.
      48. He was exhausted because he had/has been working all day.
      49. I had/was having a bath when the telephone rang.
      50. She always watches/is always watching television. Doesn’t she have
          anything better to do?

      6. Correct the mistakes in these sentences.
      51. She is getting up at six every day.
      52. Be careful! You are falling!
      53. Look at those clouds! It will rain!
      54. I am afraid I can’t see you tonight. I will visit my mum.
      55. I’ve been waiting since two hours!

      Part V. Writing. You got a letter from your English-speaking pen-
friend Mary. She asks:
      d) Are you interested in environment protection?
      e) Would you like to join any environmental organisation?
      f) Where would you like to work?
      Write a letter to John using the questions to help you. Write between 120-180
                                        Test 11
      Part I.
      Read the text. For each question mark the correct letter A, B, C or D on
your answer sheet.

                            The Future of the Cyberspace.
         Peter Taylor finds out how computers and the Internet are going to affect our
       In the last thirty years, the Internet has grown dramatically. In 1983, there
were only 200 computers connected to the Internet; now there are around 50
million and this growth is clearly going to continue.
       Some experts are pessimistic about the future. One worry is the activities of
cybercriminals. Even now, young hackers can get into the computers of banks and
governments. In the future, cyberterrorists may attack the world’s computers, cause
chaos, and make planes and trains crash.
       However, many people are optimistic about the future of the Internet.
Already, users can buy books, find out about holiday offers, book tickets, and get
all sorts of information from the Internet. ‘In the next few years,’ says Angela
Rossetto of Cyberia magazine, ‘it is clear that we are going to see an explosion of
shopping on the Internet.’
       She also believes that, in the future we will get entertainment from the Net
and that television will probably disappear. The postal service may also disappear
with the increasing use of e-mail.
       Some specialists see our future in virtual reality - the use of computers with
sounds and images that make you feel as if you are in a real situation. ‘Personally,
I think virtual reality will become part of modern life,’ says Australian expert Peter
Wojciechowski. ‘I see people living and working in a virtual world. We will work
in virtual offices, shop in virtual supermarkets, and we will even study in virtual

         Are the sentences about the text true (T) or false (F)?
         1. Computers are going to influence our lives in the future.
         2. Only a few computers nowadays are connected to the Net.
         3. Cybercriminals work in banks.
         4. Hackers can cause explosion of shopping .
         5. Many people think good of the Internet.
         6. A system where people can send messages to each other by computer is
             called postal service.
         II. Choose the correct item.
         7. John is a good boy. He…his room before he leaves for school.
             A) is always tidying B) always tidied C) always tidies
         8. We ….for Paris at 7o’clock next Monday.
             A) had left B) have been leaving C) are leaving
         9. You…things! Can’t you be more careful?
             A) are always losing B) had always left C) always lost
10. He …his leg, so he can’t play football today.
    A) has broken B) breaks C) is breaking
11. If you finish early today, I…you to the theatre.
    A) take B) will take C) would take
12. Would you mind ….the cat out?
    A) letting B) to let C) let
13. They have been driving….four hours.
    A) since B) ago C) for
14. If you looked carefully, you…the banana skin.
    A) would see B) saw C) would have seen
15.I…buy a pair of new shoes.
    A) must B) need C) ought
16. I didn’t tell…about it.
    A) somebody B) nobody C) anybody
17. The Second World War…in 1939.
    A) broke out B) broke up C) broke off
18. When I came they….things.
    A) pack B) packed C) were packing
19. Mrs. White …Mary that she was going away.
     A) said B) told C) talked
20. I am not very good….learning languages.
    A) at B) in C) of
21. We all…..mistakes when we are young..
    A) do B) make C) did
22. She looks….today.
    A) happily B) happy C) nicely.
23. …did you get home so late?
    A) When B) Why C) Who
24. The weather is…today than it was yesterday.
    A) better B) good C) best
25. Tom sings….
    A) beautiful B) good C) beautifully
                                             Test 12
     Part I.
     Read the text. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to
form a word that fits the space in the same line.
                                 Are you ‘green’ enough?
  Thanks to the Internet we are now living in a (1)---------------village.   GLOBE
We have more (2)--------------about other countries than ever                   INFORM
before. We know as much about the (3)-----------in Africa                       SITUATE
as in the USA. (4)-------------which is produced in one count                   POLLUTE
will affect other countries, too.
For example, nuclear power is not (5)-------------- only for o                  DANGER
country but is a (6)---------problem, if we do not take action                  NATION
soon, the (7)------------of a nuclear disaster is very real. We should          POSSIBLE
all (8)--------our rubbish - not hope ‘green’ people will do it                 CYCLE
for us. Some people think (9)------------resources will go on foreve            NATURE
but they won’t. For the (10)------------of our planet, read this leafl          PROTECT
and pass it on to a friend!

      Part II. Choose the correct tense form.
      11 Jack’s not here. He…
          A. plays               B. is playing golf.
      12. The actor’s face… regularly in Sunday magazines.
          A. appears                    B. is appearing
      13. ‘Is her computer still broken?’ –‘No. She…
          A. has been fixing      B.has fixed it.’
      14. ‘His English is good.’ –‘Well, he ... it for years’
          A. has been learning/                B. has learned
      15. Teenage students wonder whether they… find jobs when they leave school.
          A. will                              B. are going to
      16. The train… leave at 5 o’ clock.
          A. leaves                            B. is going to
      17. I … Tom at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning.
          A. am meeting                        B. will meet

      Part III. Choose the correct phrasal verb.
      18. Bonny and Clyde were famous for holding….banks.
          A. on B. up C. off D. at
      19. ….working until I tell you to stop!
          A. carry on B. hold on C get on D. go ahead
      20. She missed two weeks of school and had to…by doing extra homework.
          A. get by B. go through C. catch up D. hold up
      21. We both lost our jobs, so it was hard to….
          A. get up B. get by       C. get on D. get back
22. We have a lot in common, so we ….very well.
    A. get on B. carry on C. go on D. hold on
23. It was a very long film, so we got…very late.
    A. away B. over C. by D back
24. What’s …in your room? Why are you so noisy?
    A. going ahead B. getting over C. carrying on D. going on
25. They ran off with thousands of pounds yesterday after…
    A. catching up B. carrying on C. catching on D. holding up
26. I’m reading a very boring book. But I have to go ….it, as I need it for my
    literature class.
    A. through with      B. through C. off D. on
27. OK, let’s do this difficult work. Who will go….?
    A. on B. by C. ahead D. off
                            Upper Intermediate Level
                                    Test 13

      Reading. Part 1. Questions 1-8.
      Read the text and choose the best answer.

                                  Silly but successful.
       Randolph James is a wonderful example of how somebody with no ability
can become a great success. He had always dreamed of being a film director, but
he didn’t have much idea about making films. However, he was lucky and, what is
more important, he could sell himself.
       One night in a pub where many film men hang out, he told a drunk director
about his experiences in the film industry. They weren’t many, but, surprisingly
enough, the director was convinced by Randolph’s stories and took him on as an
assistant for his next film. Randolph was delighted. He left his old job
immediately, told everybody he had become an Assistant Director and turned up in
the studios the following Monday morning. However, the director had forgotten to
tell Randolph that assistants work for love and not money, and Randolph had to
live from his savings for four weeks, which is how long it took to make the film. It
was a third-rate comedy about Henry VIII and his six wives. But it was enough for
Randolph. To hear him talk you’d have thought he’d made a hundred films and
won ten Oscars.
       Still, as the British say, there’s a fool born every minute and the next fool
Randolph met was an American, Ransom T. Dealer. Ransom Dealer had made too
much money and paid hardly ant tax and so now the tax man was chasing him.
Ransom Dealer needed to invest some of his income quickly to make the tax man
leave him alone. Ransom was really looking for a keen experimental director who
would make a film that nobody would go to. The film could then be declared a
financial loss and he wouldn’t have to pay as much income tax.
       Unfortunately, he met and hired Randolph, who, admittedly, talked about
art, the theatre and God, but made a film about a vampire that loses his teeth and
has a new set made by a dentist. The film was terrible, but, believe it or not, it
became a success. You see, by chance, it had good songs and good music and so
all the young men came, sang with the actors, danced between the seats and
ignored the content. Randolph became a multi-millionaire and retired immediately.
       Ransom Dealer not only had to pay his old tax debts, but he got another tax
bill for over a million dollars as well.
       1. Randolph James became a successful film director because
          a) he was very talented.
          b) people were impressed with him and he was lucky.
          c) he always got drunk with film directors.
          d) he was good at selling films.
       2. Randolph got the job as an assistant because
          a) the director believed everything Randolph said.
          b) Randolph was a well-known film maker.
         c) the director wanted to help Randolph.
         d) Randolph had done a similar job before.
      3. When the director gave Randolph the job of assistant, he
         a) gave Randolph high wages.
         b) paid him a low salary.
         c) gave him some money from the bank.
         d) offered him no money at all.
      4. After they had made the film about Henry VIII, Randolph
         a) retired with the profits.
         b) won an Oscar.
         c) demanded high wages.
         d) convinced people he was a great director.
      5. Ransom Dealer agreed to finance Randolph’s next film because he
         a) wanted to make even higher profits.
         b) liked art and religious films.
         c) wanted to get rid of money for tax reasons.
         d) needed the profits to pay a tax bill.
      6. Ransom Dealer chose Randolph as the director because
         a) he didn’t think he would make a successful film.
         b) he’d heard Randolph was a well-known director.
         c) Randolph was known to be very good.
         d) Randolph was good at making historical comedies.
      7. Randolph’s new film became a big success because
         a) terrible films are always successful.
         b) young people came to listen to music.
         c) the film had an interesting story.
         d) it cost over a million dollars to make.
      8. After the success of his new film, Randolph
         a) made more films.
         b) didn’t pay any taxes.
         c) went to live in America.
         d) stopped working.

      Part 2. Questions 9-13. Read and decide in which places can visitors
      9. Learn work in team and solve problems together;
      10. Ride a bicycle;
      11. Make a tour of the historical part of old New York City;
      12. Watch birds;
      13. Learn to climb rocks.
      A In four- session climbing instruction class students can learn basic
principles of climbing as well as knot tying, rope-managing, belaying, and anchor
set –up. Classes are progressive; each class covers a different topic. The last
session is conducted on a real rock. Harnesses and climbing shoes provided $ 24
fee. Limited to eight participants. Participants must register for all classes in the

       B As you promenade through the heart of Central Park, imagine yourself
living in the 19th century in New York City. Learn about the Park’s history and
how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to create
the magnificent “Greensward” for the enjoyment of all. Tour lasts approximately
one hour.

      C Experience the dynamics of teambuilding through cooperative games and
problem-solving initiatives. Enhance your group’s ability to work together during
our challenge course sponsored by the Central Park Conservancy. Portable games
focus on communications, goal setting, planning and leadership, flowered by group
discussions. Ages 12 and up. Fee required. Registration required.

       D Circling the entire Park, the drives provide three long distance routes –
6.1 miles, 5.2 miles or 1.7 miles - or shorter distances if you cross the Park at a
number of scenic locations. Cycling is prohibited on the pathways. It is possible to
rent bicycles at East 74th Street, daily from March through October from -10:00am
to 7:00 pm.

      E Almost 200 different species of birds can be found in Central Park during
the year. Most birds are more active in the early morning and late afternoon,
although there will be some activity throughout the day. Some birds live in Central
Park all year long while others visit only at certain times of the year. Each spring,
many birds migrate from their wintering grounds in Latin America and the
Caribbean to breeding areas as far north as Canada; each fall, the birds migrate
back. In late spring and summer, many birds in Central Park build their nests, lay
eggs, and raise their young. Watch for young birds learning to fly.

      F Central Park Conservancy Family Programs and Events Fishing is
allowed in several of Central Park’s water bodies. All fishing is on a “catch and
release” basis only, meaning that all fish caught must be put back into the water
immediately. The use of barbs on hooks and lead anchors are strictly prohibited.
The use of bread dough or bread products is discouraged as it has been found to be
harmful to both the wildlife and the waterbodies.

      Part 3. Questions 14-18. Match the texts to the best rubric.
A. Weather           14. Join us for the trip of the lifetime, cycling 400 km
   forecast          across this most beautiful of Caribbean islands. Enjoy the
                     lush, tropical landscapes, soft sandy beaches, fine
                     architecture and warm, friendly welcome of Cuba.
B. Film blurb        15. The Man in the Iron Mask Leonardo Di Caprio takes
                     on the dual role of the evil Louis XIV and his kind twin
                     brother in this Hollywood adaptation of the Duma’s
                     classic. With Gepardieu, John Malkovich and Jeremy
                     Irons as the three musketeers, this should be a belter.
                     Sadly, it isn’t.
C. advertisement     16. Four teenagers were arrested yesterday in connection
   for staff         with the stabbing of a 15-year old boy in a school
                     playground. The victim was released from Victoria
                     Hospital yesterday and is recovering from his injuries.
D. Crime news        17.New Advanced Formula Multibionta, the only
                     complete multivitamin with natural Probiotics from Seven
                     Seas could help you. With today hectic lifestyles, it
                     becomes all too easy to suffer from stress and pressure.
                     Multibionta provides the missing nutrients in an
                     unbalanced diet which can result from a hectic lifestyle.
E. Travelling        18. If you selling Electricity or Gas in the domestic or
                     Business market or are looking for a new career, and are
                     ambitious and highly motivated, then we want to hear
                     from you.
F. Article on

                                      Use of English.
       Part 1. Questions 19-28. Choose the correct word or phrase A, B, C, or
D to complete the sentences.
       19. I was born in Athens but I was------------in a village.
           A) brought B) grown C) brought up D) grown up
       20. --------your time! We don’t have to be there until after eight!
           A) Pass B) Have C) Take D) Run
       21. Don’t forget to------------your composition for mistakes before you hand
it in.
           A) check B) control C) investigate D) inspect
       22. Italian ------------is very popular in Greece.
           A) kitchen B) meal C) cuisine D) dish
       23. He---------something which I didn’t understand and left the house.
           A) whispered B) swore C) chatted D) mumbled
       24. The judge asked the witness….. give her more information.
           A) him that he B) if he could C) that he could D) him whether to
       25. Even though I had studied a lot, I felt a bit ….before the exam.
           A) irritated B) nervous C) furious D) angry
       26. When my parents go out I always have to…my younger brother.
           A) look for B) look up to C) look over D) look after
       27. I’ve got so much spare time now I’m thinking of taking…a new hobby
           like stamp collecting.
           A) in B) off C) up D) over
       28. I’ve never heard such a loud voice…his.
           A) than B) to C) as D) rather than
      Part 2. Open cloze. Complete these sentences using a suitable word in
each space.
      29. He doesn’t earn very much money in his new job, but he earns enough
      30. I’ve missed a lot of lessons, so I need to study hard to---------up with the
          rest of the class.
      31. I wasn’t expecting her, so I was quite surprised when she -----up
      32. I don’t think I look like my father; I’d say I take---------my mother more.
      33. If you don’t know what it means, why don’t you -------it up in the

      Part 3. Choose the correct form in these sentences.
      34. It’s the first time I take /have taken this exam.
      35. She is the woman whom/that gave me the tickets.
      36. You mustn’t /can’t have seen him because he wasn’t there.
      37. I have been reading/read this book. I finished it last week.
      38. This time next week I’ll fly/be flying to New York.

       Part 4. Error Correction. Read the text below carefully. Some of the
lines are correct and some have a word which shouldn’t be there. If a line is
correct, put a tick (٧) by the number . If a line has a word which shouldn’t be
there, write the extra word.
                                      Colour Therapy.
39.-Colour therapy has a very long history .It is believed that the     _________
40.-Ancient Egyptians they were the first people to think that colour _________
41.-was important. They have looked at nature and copied its            _________
42.-colours in many areas of their lives. Their leaders had done the _________
43.-floors of their temples painted green, to resemble the grass that _________
44-grew along the River Nile. The colour blue is thought to be have _________
45-been important to them as well. The Ancient Romans used colour to _________
46-show how important they were. Their rulers had their clothes be _________
47-made from purple cloth. Purple paint was expensive, so this showed __________
48- they were being rich and powerful. Nowadays, colour is extremely _________
49-important to us, too. In the shops, experts tell us which colours we _________
50-should wear if we want to feel good. It is being believed that the _________
51-.-colours around us they can influence our lives. Because of this, _________
52.-many companies are having their offices be painted in colours that __________
53.will make their employees work better.                              _________
       Part 5. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word
that fits the space in the same line. There is an example at the beginning.
London is the capital city and main (0) -----industrial centre INDUSTRY
54. of the United Kingdom. Its (54)---------began with            DEVELOP
    the Roman invasion in 45 AD.
55. It is now popular with (55)---------who visit the city          FOREIGN
56. in order to see many of its (56)--------buildings                   FAME
57. and tourist (57)------------.It is also popular for its shops   ATTRACT
58. in the (58)---------part of the city.                           CENTRE
59. Apart from (59)---------and business, London is                 TOUR
60. known for being the United Kingdom’s (60)                       POLITICS

       Part 6. Key word transformations.
       Complete the second sentence so that it has the similar meaning to the
first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must
use between two and five words, including the word given.
       61. She last visited Athens Three years ago.
           She---------------------------three years.
       62. I hadn’t finished my homework when my friends arrived.
           My friends arrived --------------------my homework.
       63. I haven’t seen her for five years.
           I last ---------------.
       64. ‘Are you going away for the holiday?’ she asked me.
           She wanted to know---------------for the holiday.
       65. Don’t do anything if I don’t call you.
           Don’t do anything----------------------you.
       Your friend wrote you a letter and congratulated you on the New Year.
Write an answer and :
        say thank you for congratulation
        wish him the happy the New Year
        ask him how he is going to celebrate the New Year
        tell him how you are planning to spend the New Year.
       Write 100-120 words.
                                          Test 14
       Part 1. Questions 1-8. Read the text and choose the best answer.
                              The pen and its ancestors.
       Man has never been satisfied with simply talking. For some reason he has
always considered his words and ideas to be so important that he had forever tried
to find ways of recording them on paper. Just as man has developed so many
systems of writing, so he has also developed various tools with which to write.
       One of the first instruments developed by man for writing was the stylus.
This was a sharp instrument made of bone or metal and with it the writer could
scratch his message onto stone or wood. It was used for thousands of years and
was very practical; it could also be used as a weapon. Julius Caesar was killed with
one in 44BC.
       The idea of a pen and ink was developed by the Egyptians. Their version of
the pen was made from bamboo. They sharpened one end of the stem to make a
nib; that is the point with which you actually write. They then filled the hollow part
of the stem with ink and squeezed it to force the ink onto a nib. It was a good idea,
but, as you can imagine, when paper was later introduced, a much finer instrument
was needed.
       The problem was solved with the introduction of the quill pen. The quill is
one of the large feathers on the wing or tail of a swan or goose. The quill also gave
us the word “pen”. You see, feather in Latin is “penna”. However, because this pen
was in fact a feather, it had to be sharpened quite often and so a special instrument
was made for this purpose – the penknife.
       The quill was used from the 6th to the 18th century, and then in the 19th
century a machine was invented which successfully made a nib out of metal and
this could then be fitted into a holder and put into a bottle of ink. Finally, in 1884,
a young American, Lewis Waterman, found a way of putting the ink into the
holder and the fountain pen as we know was complete.
       Although the fountain pen was very popular, a new kind of pen was
introduced just before the last war, which became more popular. This was the ball
pen or, as a lot of people call it, the biro. It was developed by a Hungarian living in
Argentina whose name was, interestingly enough, Jozsef Biro.
      1. How long has man been interested in writing?
         a) It’s a recent development.
         b) For thousand of years.
         c) It started when he discovered the quill pen.
         d) As soon as he learnt how to make paper.
      2. What was Julius Caesar killed with?
         a) A knife.
         b) A biro.
         c) A stylus.
         d) A sharp piece of bamboo.
      3. The very first version of a fountain pen was made by
         a) the Egyptians.
           b) a Hungarian.
           c) an American.
           d) an Englishman.
      4.   The quill pen was better than the stylus because people could
           a) kill enemies with it.
           b) force the ink through onto the nib.
           c) write more finely on paper.
           d) make clear signs on wood or stone.
      5.   The penknife was first used to
           a) cut bamboo.
           b) keep the end of the quill sharp.
           c) cut feathers off a goose.
           d) cut the tail off a swan.
      6.   What were the advantages of a nib made from metal?
           a) You didn’t need a penknife any more.
           b) The pens couldn’t be filled with ink.
           c) You could use bottles of ink more easily.
           d) It made the pen much lighter.
      7.   What was Lewis Waterman’s contribution?
           a) he produced fountain pens.
           b) He found out how to keep ink inside the pen.
           c) He made up the name “biro”.
           d) He made a new kind of a nib.
      8.   A “biro” is
           a) another name for office.
           b) the word for a man who invents pens.
           c) a word many people use for ball pens.
           d) a special name for pens.

      Part 2. Questions 9-13. Read and decide in which story you can find a
description of
      9. the weather in summer;
      10. a sea voyage;
      11. a family;
      12. the interior of a room;
      13. a person’s appearance.
      A George Meadows was now a man of fifty, and his wife was a year or two
younger. They were both fine people; and their children, two sons and three girls,
were handsome and strong. They all were merry and kind. They were happy and
they deserved their happiness.
      B King Bardolph was probably the most handsome monarch who had ever
ruled over the fine and prosperous country of Carsovia. He was tall, and dark, and
broad, and upright. His black hair was thick and curly, his teeth white, his
complexion ruddy, and his strong legs were as straight as his trees.
       C Saturday morning came and all the summer world was bright and fresh
and brimming with life. There was a song in every heart, and if the heart was
young, the music issued at the lips. There was cheer in every face, and spring in
every step. The locus trees were in bloom, and the fragrance of the blossom filled
the air.

        D I read in this morning’ paper that Edvard Hyde Burton had died at Cobe.
He was a merchant and he had been in Japan for many years. I knew him very
little. He was a tiny little fellow, very slender, with white hair, a red face, and blue
eyes. I suppose, he was about sixty when I knew him. He was always neatly and
quietly dressed in accordance with his age and station.

       E During the afternoon, the ship crossed the equator, or ‘The Line’ as the
sailors call it. All that morning the older members of the crew had been extremely
busy making secret preparations for the reception of Neptune, King of Five
Oceans, Amphitrite, his Queen, and their royal court. A large decorated platform
had been erected on a desk, and two thrones placed in the centre of the raised

       F I fastened my door and glanced round for the bed. The whole furniture
consisted of a chair, a clothes-press, and a large oak case, with squares cut out near
the top resembling coach windows. Having approached this structure, I looked
inside, and perceived it to be a singular sort of old-fashioned couch.

         Part 3. Questions 14-18. Match the texts to the best rubric. One rubric is

A CRIME NEWS                   14. We are looking for new staff to join our
                               friendly dedicated team and have a variety of
                               posts available. You should have good
                               communication skills, great personality and a
                               strong will.

B MUSIC NEWS                   15. Beautiful Queen Anne residence with lovely
                               rose garden and views, provides superb
                               traditional and welcoming Bed and Breakfast. 4
                               bedroom holiday cottage also available within the
C JOBS                         16. The new Motorola has a built-in digital
                               camera.     Multi-media    messaging,     quality
                               ringtones and downloadable games. Play more,
                               say more and explore the world with Motorola.

D ACCOMMODATION                17. The mother of a four-month-old baby whose
                             body was found in the canal was charged with
                             murder yesterday. The child’s body was found by
                             divers in the Leeds to Liverpool canal near her

E HOROSCOPES                 18. Allen Kwela, born in 1939, and Sandy
                             Shange, born in 1947, are two jazz guitarists.
                             Their style is different but exceptional talent is
                             common to both.


                                 Use of English.
       Part 1. Questions 19-28. Choose the correct word or phrase A, B, C, or
D to complete the sentences.
       19. I don’t think they will……..this game. The other team is clearly better.
           A) beat       B) win C) gain           D) defeat
       20. Why don’t you come to the party? I’m sure it’s going to……….!
           A) be funny        B) be fun      C) be for fun     D) have fun
       21. I really enjoy ---------by air, but my brother hates flying.
           A) transport      B) transporting C) travel          D) travelling
       22. These trousers don’t really …….me; they are too small.
           A) suit       B) fit         C) match         D) go with
       23. She’s very … her school – everybody likes her!
           A) famous         B) known        C) celebrated     D) popular
       24. Watching … news on television is always so depressing.
           A. a B the C. a piece D. some
       25. I was persuaded ….on the trip at the last minute.
           A. that I go B. going C. me to go D. to go
       26. Did he say whether ….lend you the money or not?
           A. could he B. can he C. he could D. he
       27. You look like your mother, but you …your father in other ways.
           A. take up B. take after C. take on D. take over
       28. I’ve got so much spare time now I’m thinking of taking…a new hobby
like stamp collecting.
           A) in B) off C) up D) over

      Part 2. Open cloze. Complete these sentences using a suitable word in
each space.
      29. Would you like to ……….down your meal with a glass of lemonade?
      30. I’m glad the children ………on well with their new teacher.
      31. Sorry, I am late, but I got held ………in the traffic.
      32. If you hold ………a moment, I’ll put you through to the manager.
      33. I’ll be away tomorrow. Can we………off the meeting until next week?

      Part 3. Choose the correct form in these sentences.
      34. She suggested going/to go to an Italian restaurant.
      35. He advised me to see/seeing a psychiatrist.
      36. It’s the first time I take/have taken this exam.
      37. The person to who/whom you delivered the parcel was my uncle.
      38. She stayed in so that/as she could study for the exam.

       Part 4. Error Correction. Read the text below carefully. Some of the
lines are correct and some have a word which shouldn’t be there. If a line is
correct, put a tick (٧) by the number . If a line has a word which shouldn’t be
there, write the extra word.
                                    Carnival in Brazil.
39.-Last year we went to Brazil. We spent most of our holiday ____________
40.-in exploring the countryside, but we left just enough time         ____________
41.-for to visit Rio, the capital city. We had heard of the Rio        ____________
42.-Carnival before but we didn’t realise that it would be so a ____________
43.-spectacular! The day after we arrived, we woke us up early ____________
44.-We were surprised because the streets were already enough ____________
45.-packed. In fact, the Rio Carnival it is so famous that            ____________
46.-people come from all over the world to see it. We rushed           ____________
47.-to the city centre but it took us so such a long time to get there _____________
48.-that we were being too late to see the start of the parade. But it _____________
49.-didn’t matter. There were such so many people taking part that ____________
50.-than the spectacle lasted for hours. There were hundreds of ____________
51.-lorries, called floats, all decorated with fabulous lights and ____________
52.-streamers. They were packed with people dressed in too amazing ____________
53.-costumes. Thousands more people walked and danced along ____________
    the street beside them. And there was such fantastic music!

      4. Word formation. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line
to form a word that fits the space in the same line. There is an example at the

All students throughout the world sit for (0) examinations at some EXAMINE
point of their lives. If students are (39)--------------- they get a forma SUCCESS
(40)-----------that enables them to get a job or continu                   QUALIFY
with further (41)------------------.                                 EDUCATE
Most formal testing involves a (42)------------ of techniques,       MIX
but the most common form requires students to show
that they have a detailed (43)-----of the subject area. Students     KNIOW
who do not pass, are not considered as (44)-----------,they simply   FAILl
need more time to study. Some of them are simply (45)-------         LUCKY

      5. Key word transformations. Complete the second sentence so that it
has the similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not
change the word given. You must use between two and five words, including
the word given.
      46. Don’t do anything if I don’t call you.
          Don’t do anything--------------you.
      47. She last visited Athens three years ago.
          She----------------------------three years.
      48. I wrote to them so as to book a seat.
          I wrote to them-----------book a seat.
      49. It is clear that he didn’t leave the house.
          He ------------------- the house.
      50. I haven’t seen her for five years.
          I last ------------------------

                                Part III. Writing.
      Your friend wrote you a letter and congratulated you on the New Year.
Write an answer and :
       say thank you for congratulation
       wish him the happy the New Year
       ask him how he is going to celebrate the New Year
       tell him how you are planning to spend New Year.
      Write 100-120 words.
                                     Test 15
      Read the text.
                         Is there a Doctor in the House?
      Doctor Jim Bruce was on the night duty when the hospital received an
urgent call. A doctor was needed at once to attend a birth. Jim was given a sheet of
paper with the address. Without delay, he hurried to his car and set off for the
house, which was about ten minutes’ drive from the hospital. He had been driving
for about five minutes when his car broke down. Jim tried to start the engine again,
but nothing he did had any effect. He gave up trying and set off walking.
      It was two o’clock when he reached his destination. The journey, which
should have taken ten minutes, had in fact lasted one hour. On the sheet of paper
the number of the house was not very clear. It was either fourteen or sixteen. Jim
knocked at number fourteen.
      A man, whose name was Jones, took Jim into a bedroom. Much to his relief,
Jim seemed to have arrived in time. Mrs. Jones was suffering from strong pains.
“How often do you feel the pain?” Jim asked. “All the time, Doctor,” she replied.
Jim hurried to the kitchen and asked Mr. Jones to boil some water. Jim washed his
hands and put his instruments in boiling water. On seeing the instruments, Mr.
Jones turned pale. “What are you going to do, doctor?” he asked. “I am going to
deliver your wife’s baby, of course,” Jim said calmly. Mr. Jones fainted. Jim was
in need of assistance. Through the kitchen window he could see a light in the next
house. He went and knocked on the door. It was opened by a policeman. “Excuse
me, “Jim said. “Could you come and help me?” “I am sorry,” the policeman said,
“but I am very busy here. We have been waiting for over an hour for a doctor to
come. I have just had to deliver a baby myself. And then there’s Mrs. Jones at
number fourteen. She has fallen down and broken her leg. It’s disgusting. You can
never find a doctor when you want one!
      I. Are the sentences about the text true (T) or false (F)?
      1. Dr Bruce was on night duty means that he had to work that night.
      2. Dr Bruce left the hospital at night in order to go for a walk.
      3. The doctor’s journey lasted one hour because his car broke down.
      4. Mrs. Jones was in bed because she was expecting a baby.
      5. On assisting the doctor Mr. Jones fainted.
      6. Dr Bruce went to the neighbour’s house because the policeman’s wife
          had fallen and broken her leg.
      7. The policeman had been waiting for a doctor for over two hours.
      8. “Without delay” means without an assistant.
      9. Dr Bruce came to the wrong house because he couldn’t see the number
      10. The policeman didn’t like to deliver a baby himself.
      II. Chose the correct answer.
      11. The building is not safe so nobody is allowed …it.
          A) enter B) to enter C) that they enter
      12. My uncle, ….was born abroad, now lives quite near me.
          A) which B) that C) who
      13. If he ….improve soon, he won’t pass the driving test.
          A) isn’t B) doesn’t C) won’t
      14. It’s a very good film, so I …it.
          A) pleased B) smiled C) enjoyed
15. You’re getting fat. You… take more exercise.
    A) would B) should C) had to
16. There was a lot of noise so I didn’t understand what he was….
    A) telling B) saying C) speaking
17. If people … more carefully, there wouldn’t be so many accidents.
    A) drove B) would drive C) drive
18. The doctor has told him that he must give… smoking.
    A) off B) out C) up
19. I’ll meet you when you …the station.
    A) arrive at B) will arrive to C) will arrive to
20.Would you mind…the children while I’m out?
    A) looking after B) looking for C) caring
21. If I …the mistake, I would have corrected it.
    A) noticed B) would notice C) had noticed
22. I wanted to write to her but she… given me her address.
    A) hadn’t B) hasn’t C) shouldn’t
23. They were all on the platform, waiting …arrive.
    A) for the train B) the train to C) for the train to
24. I didn’t realise that your house was…the other side of the road.
    A) in B) by C) on
25. She’d seen the film before, …she?
    A) hadn’t she B) didn’t she C) wouldn’t she
26. Every royal palace has.. secrets.
    A) the B) his C) its
27. Jane’s dress is….yours.
    A) the same than B) similar than C) similar to
28. How long does it take you to…to work every day?
    A) approach B) reach C)get
29. She wasn’t…. to reach the top.
    A) enough tall B) so tall C) tall enough
30. I would like you…that it again, please !
    A) to read B) read C) reading
                  GETTING READY FOR EXAMS.

                                   Тест 16
Choose the letter corresponding to the correct answer.
1. The football match had to be ------because of the rain.
   A.put of off C.turned off            D.called off
2. Some people are so nervous that they-----at the sight of blood.
   A.pass out B.pass on C.pass away                  D.blacken out
3. World War II----in 1939.
   A.came to         B.brought about C.broke out            D.broke up
4. She --------when she heard the sad news.
   A. broke down B. broke off              C. broke out        D. broke up
5. Our headmaster doesn’t ---------with bad behaviour.
   A. put up         B. catch up          C. keep up            D. get over
6. Jihane---------her parents----when she refused to help them financially.
   A. let down        B. let off        C.turned out            D. cut down
7. The new manager -----------the company last week.
   A. took up           B. took over     C. took after            D. took in
8. He told Dalia he was a bachelor but he --------to be married with six children.
   A. turn out         B. turned up       C. turned in           D. turned out
9. Karen didn’t------the fight--------but she promised to end it.
   A. brought on B. bring out              C. bring up            D. bring about
10. Sigrid is going to---her friend to ask her a few questions.
   A. call at          B. call on          C. call out            D. call for
11. Marcel was walking around Disneyland when,suddenly, he---------his
    English teacher.
   A. run into          B. come across C. came over                D. came across
12. “If I cheat on the examination, do you think I might--------with it?” “Never!”
   A. get out            B. get off          C. run away             D. get away
13. A runner can’t--------- with a cyclist;he can’t stay at the same level with
   A. keep up             B. catch up        C. put up                D. keep on
14. Small boys often look -------little girls and refuse to play with them.
   A. down on             B. up to           C. out on               D. forward to
15. Jean-Michael,you ‘ll have to work very hard today to--                 for the time
    you wasted yesterday.
   A. make up             B. make out         C. make up for           D. make off
16. Lara started last in the race,but she soon --------with the others.
   A. keep up            B. catch up           C. put up              D. caught up
17. When Joanna got marrried,she left her father’s company and---------her
    own one.
   A. set off            B. set to              C. setted up           D. set up
18. Last summer Nada ------her husband-------spending the summerin France
    and England.They enjoyed themselves a lot there.
  A. taked/into         B. talk/into          C. talked/about     D. talked/into
19. Grandmother ---------last month;her death was very painful for me.
  A. passed out          B. past away         C. past out      D. passed away
20. I wish I could believe your story,but I’m sure you’ve---------.
  A. made it up B. made it out              C. make it up D. had made it up
21. Riad is a senior at university this year;he’s looking forward-----in June.
  A. to graduating          B. graduate        C. to graduate     D. graduating
22. The diplomat---------in England last week is the Lebanese ambassador.
  A. I saw            B. I saw him           C. have seen          D. I had seen
23. Scientists report that many cities--------- by the pollution.
  A. are destroying B. are being destroyed C. had been destroyed D.
  have been destroy
24. For the past ten years or so, overpopulation--------a serious problem in
    the developing countries.
  A. will have been considered              B. has been considered
  C. had been considered                   D. was considering
25. Some students--------all this week for the examination,while others-------yet.
  A. studied/didn’t begin               B. studied/do not begin
  C. have studied/have not began D. have been studying/have not begun
26. When I -------from England next week, I--------several museums in London.
  A. return/see                              B. return/will have seen
  C. will return/will have seen              D. have returned/will see
27. I regret having lied to you;I wish I------you the truth.
  A. tell                                    B. have told
  C. had told                                D. could have told
28. It rained all night,---------obliged Elie to cancel the picnic.
  A. that         B. wich              C. which                     D. it
29. Tim had a car accident yesterday; if he--------on time he would ------ the
  A. breaked/have avoided                        B. had braked/have avoided
  C. had breaked/have avoided                    D .braked/avoid
30. By the time the rescuers --------the place where the plane crashed, many
    passengers ------------.
  A. reach/will have died                       B. will reach/will die
  C. will have reached/will have died           D. reach/will die
31. None of the boys in this room------ever satisfied,-----?
  A. are/aren’t they B. is/are they             C. is/isn’t    D. is/aren’t they
32. Diane feels she will never get used to--------looked after by her brother.
  A. be                   B. beeing              C. have been          D. being
33. I’d rather you---------so early;go back to bed!
  A. don’t rise B. didn’t rose            C. hadn’t risen      D. wouldn’t rise
34. It is necessary that Spiridon---------on time;he shouldn’t be late.
  A. comes                B. will come           C. would come         D. come
35. It is so cold today;if the weather -------warmer we-----swimming.
  A. was/would have gone                      B. had been/would have gone
  C. were/could go                            D.had been /would have been
36 Suddenly,Nabil came and---------by her side.
  A. lied               B. laid              C. lay              D. has lain
37. Ailen washed the clothes,-----them,then ironed them.
  A. hanged              B. has hanged         C. hung           D. has hung
38. The man-------yesterday is my dear husband.
  A. to who I talked                    B. whom I talked
  C. which I talked to                   D. whom I talked to
39. Of the two children,the younger is,without any doubt,--------.
  A. the most lovely                    B. the loveliest
  C. the lovelier                       D. the more lovely
40. The food in this restaurant is twice--------the food in other restaurants.
  A. more healthy than                  B. as healthy as
  C. healthier than                     D. as healthier as
41. By the time Carine and Joyce arrived-------the party,the guests---------
    their dinner.
  A. in/finished B. at/had finished            C. to/finished     D. at/finished
42. It’s the second time I--------such a beautiful carpet!
  A. show                                B. have been showed
  C. am being shown                      D. have been shone
43. Abir suggested that Caline------- more time to finish her quiz/
  A. gives                               B. is given
  C. would be given                      D. be given
44. I’m sorry I gave you a bad mark.I wish I------you a 12, then you would--
  A. gave/have succeeded                  B. gave/succeed
  C. had given/have succeed                D. had given/have succeeded
45. When the police------,the house -------robbed.
  A. arrive/will have been                  B. arrives/will have been
  C. will arrive/will have been             D. arrive/is being
46. Karim’d better not hand in his assignment after 8 o’clock tomorrow,-------he?
  A. would            B. had           C. wouldn’t                  D. hadn’t
47. Never-----such a bad presentation!You deserve a minus.
  A .I have seen       B. did I see C. have I seen                  D. did I saw
48. Tom’s friends are so------because he never feels responsible -------his acts.
  A. little/for         B. little/of C. few/of                       D. few/for
49. I wonder why---------Japanese; is he going to Japan?
  A. he is learning B. is he learning C. does he learns D. did he learnt
                           The keys. (Ключи)
                        Tests ( Elementary Level)

                                    Test 1
                 1T    6T      11 B      16 B   21 C    26 B
                 2T    7T      12 B      17 B   22 C    27 B
                 3T     8F     13 C      18 A   23 A    28 A
                 4F     9F     14 C      19 B   24 B    29 B
                 5F    10 F    15 A      20 C   25 C    30 C

                                      Test 2

1. A      9. arrows    17strangers 25C                33 they are beautiful
                                                      and gentle
                                                      they are not expensive
                                                      to keep
                                                      they are very clean
2. B      10. paintings 18 melted     26 buy          34 40
3. A      11. people    19 B          27 is doing     35 because it looks like
                                                      a rain cloud
4. C      12. jewellery 20 C          28 didn’t have 36 they have kinked
5. C      13. oldest   21 C           29 spends       37 on the cat’s tail
6. C      14. medicine 22 A           30 saw          38     Egyptian      tomb
                                                      coins from ancient
7. life   15.quickly   23 B           31 are dancing 39 A
8discover 16. bones    24 B           32 doesn’t like
                                             Test 3
1B             9dinosaurs      17printing 25B             33 in North America
2C             10              18papyrus 26am             34 It was no larger
               diappearing                listening       than a fox
3A             11down          19A        27went          35 about a million
                                                          years ago
4A             12or            20C           28is working 36 they used them for
                                                          they used them for
                                                          they used them to
                                                          carry things
5A             13biggest       21A           29did…watch 37 a hoof
6B             14thousands     22C           30 wake      38 horses, people
7medicines     15meteor        23B           31 came      39A
8rainforests   16fossils       24B           32 does

                                         Test 4
                      1T     6T       11 B     16 B   21 B   26 B
                      2F     7T       12 A     17 B   22 C   27 C
                      3F     8T       13 B     18 C   23 B   28 C
                      4T      9F      14 C     19 A   24 B   29 B
                      5F     10 T     15 C     20 A   25 A   30 C

                               Pre-Intermediate Tests.
                                       Test 5
1F     11 B     21C                  31 rubbish       41 is playing
2F     12 B     22 A                 32buy            42 would go
3T     13 C     23 C                 33 packaging     43 didn’t walk
4F     14C      24 A                 34 time          44 haven’t finished
5F     15A      25 B                 35 chemicals     45 began
6C     16 B     26 A                 36 think         46 didn’t walk
7B     17B      27 are               37 have been
8B     18C      28 too               38 is going
9C     19C      29 which             39 would
10 B   20B      30 atmosphere        40 are
                                      Test 6
1F     8B          15B                   22 recycle          29 recycle
2T     9A          16 world              23 paper            30 are drinking
3F     10B         17 environment        24 unnecessary      31 is going
4F     11A         18 polluted           25 raw              32 has cooked
5T     12C         19 chemicals         26 have polluted     33 would
6B     13B         20 resources          27 could            34 havent’ got
7B     14C         21 which              28 wrote            35 will travel

                                      Test 7
1F   9B     17A                 25 it is sometimes     33 are you
2T   10C    18C                 26 are you doing?      34 has never seen
3F   11B    19B                 27 tastes              35 I don’t believe it
4F   12C    20A                 28 was washing up      36 for two hours
5F   13D    21furniture         29 did you feel?       37 I have stayed here
6B   14B    22do you            30 went swimming       38 you book your holiday
7C   15B    23hasn’t finished   31 left                39 shorter than
B    16C    24 much money       32 had                 40 the best football player

                                      Test 8
1T    9C        17A              25it is often         33don’t believe
2F    10B       18C              26tastes              34are you doing
3T    11C       19A              27was washing up      35did you feel
4F    12A       20B              28went swimming       36the best player in the
5F    13B       21for            29left                37you book your holiday
6B    14C       22furniture      30had                 38taller than
7C    15A       23do you         31are you             39for two hours
8A    16B       24many           32has never seen      40 I have stayed here

                                Intermediate Tests.
                                      Test 9
1F   11F/B 21in                   31global           41had been 51for ten years
2H   12T/A 22at                   32situation        42had stolen 52is sleeping
3A   13F/B 23of                   33talented         43is playing 53have been
4D   14T/A 24on                   34noisy            44appears    54smokes
5C   15T/A 25 into                35foolish          45has fixed 55will be
6C   16A   26survival             36since I saw      46 has been
                              him                learning
7A   17A     27investigations 37haven’t          47will find
                              seen him for
8B   18B     28dangerous      38has been         48leaves
                              away for
9D   19A     29organisations 39had left by       49am
10D 20C      30discovery        40while I was    50was

                                     Test 10

1H 11T/A 21in              31 mistakenly        41will have    51gets up
2C 12F/B 22on              32eventually         42has been     52 are going
                                                working        to fall
3D 13F/B 23 of             33inhabitants        43am staying   53is going to
4G 14F/B 24at              34truth              44went         54am
                                                               g to visit
5A 15T/A 25to              35windy              45has lived    55for two
6C 16C     26explanation 36am seeing /will      46worked
                          be seeing my doctor
7A 17A     27waitress     37has been            47will be
                          ironing for           walking
8C 18D     28success      38talked was two      48had been
                          months ago            working
9B 19B     29relationship 39did you arrive      49was having
10 20A     30application 40haven’t played       50is always
C                         football for          watching

                                     Test 11
                1T     6F      11B        16C        21B
                2F     7C      12A        17A        22B
                3F     8C      13C        18C        23.B
                4F     9A      14A        19B        24.A
                5T     10A     15A        20A        25.C
                                       Test 12
      I. 1 global 2 information 3 situation     4 pollution        5 dangerous 6
      7 possibility 8 recycle 9 natural 10 protection
      11 B                    21. B
      12 . A                  22. A
      13. B                   23. D
      14 A                    24. D
      15. A                   25. D
      16. A                   26. A
      17. A                   27. C
      18 . B
      19. A
      20. C

                                       Test 13
1B     12 E   23 D       34 have taken         45 v            56 famous
2A     13 A   24 B       35 that               46 be           57 attractions
3D     14 E   25 B       36 can’t have         47 v            58 central
4D     15 B   26 D       37 read               48 being        59 tourism
5C     16 D   27 C       38 ‘ll be flying      49 v            60 political
6A     17 F   28 C       39 v                  50 being        61 hasn’t visited
7B     18 C   29 get     40 they               51 they         62 while I was
8D     19 C   30 catch 41 have                 52 be           63saw him five
                                                               years ago
9C     20 C   31         42 done               53 will         64 whether I
              turned                                           was going away
10 D 21 A     32 after   43 v                  54              65 unless I call
11 B 22 C     33 look    44 be                 55 foreigners

                                       Test 14
1A     12 F   23 D       34 going      45 it              56 education
2C     13 B   24 B       35 to see     46 v               57 mixture
3A     14 C   25 D       36 have       47 so              58 knowledge
4C     15 D   26 C       37 whom       48 being
5B     16 F   27 B       38 so that    49 such            59 failures
6C      17 A   28 C    39 v          50 than          60 unlucky
7B      18 B   29 wash 40 in         51 v             61 unless I call
8D      19 B   30 get  41 for        52 too           62 hasn’t visited
                                                      Athens for
9C      20 B   31 up    42 a         53 more          63 because I wanted to
10 E    21 D   32 on    43 us        54 successful    64 couldn’t have left
11 A    22 B   33 put   44 enough    55 qualification 65 saw her five years ago

                                     Test 15
  1T            6F        11 B          16 B           21 C           26 C
  2F            7F        12 C          17 A           22 A           27 C
  3T            8F        13 B          18 C           23 C           28 C
  4F           9T         14 C          19 A           24 C           29 C
  5F           10 T       15 B          20 A           25 A           30 A

                                     Test 16
 1. D           11. D        21. A             31. B          41. B
 2. A           12. D        22. A             32. D          42. C
 3. C           13. A        23. B             33. D          43. D
 4. A           14. A        24. B             34. A          44. D
 5. A           15. A        25. D             35. C          45. A
 6. A           16. D        26. B             36. B          46. B
 7. B           17. D        27. C             37. C          47. C
 8. D           18. D        28. C             38. D          48. D
 9. D           19. D        29. B             39. C          49. A
 10.D           20. A        30. A             40. A

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