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  1. 1. Start of Year Review (Plus) 1 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1 Sally _________________ (not wear) her school uniform at the weekend. 2 What time _________________ (you / get) up on Sundays? 3 I _________________ (walk) into the city centre with Josh right now. Come with us. 4 I _________________ (not have) much money to spend. 5 Tim _________________ (like) his new school now. 6 I _________________ (get) older and there’s nothing I can do about it! 7 When _________________ (the train / get) here usually? 8 Robert _________________ (sit) outside. He doesn’t want to come in because his shoes are muddy. 9 How much _________________ (they / earn) each month? © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  2. 2. 2 Write sentences using the prompts. 1 We / not play football / at the moment. ___________________________________________________________ 2 Nathan / always / go to bed / very early. ___________________________________________________________ 3 I / often / meet my friends / in the city centre. ___________________________________________________________ 4 Sue / sit / over there / right now. ___________________________________________________________ 5 She / never / be / on time for appointments. ___________________________________________________________ 6 They / not talk / at the moment. ___________________________________________________________ 7 you / do the washing up / right now? ___________________________________________________________ 8 What time / school / usually / start? ___________________________________________________________ 3 Complete the text with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. My sister is a clothes designer. She (1) _________________ (design) really exciting clothes. In fact, I (2) _________________ (wear) one of her skirts right now. She (3) _________________ (stay) with us this month but most of the time she (4) _________________ (not live) in Spain. She (5) _________________ (have) an apartment in Milan. Every May, she (6) _________________ (go) to a fashion show in New York. She (7) v(meet) lots of interesting people there but she (8) _________________ (not spend) much time socializing. That’s because she’s so busy! © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  3. 3. 4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1 Yesterday, Joe _________________ (bring) a spider into school and _________________ (show) it to everybody. 2 Where Andrew and Steven _________________ (go) on their holidays last summer? Oh, and _________________ (be) the weather nice? 3 Raymond _________________ (walk) back home from choir practice yesterday afternoon when it suddenly _________________ (start) to rain. 4 Paul _________________ (stand) up then _________________ (hit) Adam in the face. We were shocked. 5 What _________________ (Ivan / wear) when you _________________ (see) him last Friday? 6 _________________ (you / meet) Ruth when she _________________ (arrive) at the bus station yesterday? 7 The sun _________________ (shine) and the birds _________________ (sing) as I walked into the village. 8 Jim _________________ (drink) coffee with friends when someone _________________ (steal) his school bag. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  4. 4. 5 Complete the sentences with an appropriate form of the verbs in brackets. Do not use the past simple or past continuous. 1 Claire _________________ (play) the violin when she was young, but she doesn’t play it anymore. 2 Jeff had to go back home because he _________________ (forget) his school books. 3 When we were small children, we _________________ (try) to stay awake at night but it was impossible! 4 We didn’t want any of Jo’s sandwiches because we _________________ (already / eat). 5 The post _________________ (not arrive) when I left home this morning. 6 In the 19th century, very young children _________________ (work) in coal mines. 6 Write sentences using the prompts and the words in brackets. 1 Olivia / buy / a new coat. (just) ___________________________________________________________ 2 Ray / have a job / before? (ever) ___________________________________________________________ 3 Louise / find / a Roman coin. (a week ago) ___________________________________________________________ 4 Gary / not see / the horror film. (yet) ___________________________________________________________ 5 Patrick / write / ten emails? (last night) ___________________________________________________________ © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  5. 5. 7 Complete the table with comparatives and superlatives. adjective comparative superlative narrow bad tidy comfortable far wet 8 Complete the sentences with comparatives or superlatives from 7. 1 It rained all day, every day. We were soaked to the skin. It was _________________ holiday we’ve ever had. 2 Amy is much _________________ than her brother. She always puts her clothes carefully in cupboards. 3 The second tunnel was _________________ than the first one. We had to breathe in to squeeze through it. 4 My grade this year was _________________ than last year’s grade. I got 70%. Last year I got 80%. 5 Scotland is _________________ away from Spain than England is. 6 This is _________________ bed I’ve ever slept in. It’s so soft and it makes you feel relaxed. 7 Generally speaking, it rains more in the north of England. Manchester is _________________ than London. 8 My new coat is _________________ than my old coat. It has a fur lining and feels really nice to wear. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  6. 6. 9 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 I haven’t got _________________ money! I’m broke! 2 We only invited _________________ friends for dinner. Just a handful. We didn’t want lots of people there. 3 I really enjoy listening to _________________ radio. 4 I don’t have _________________ free time at all this weekend so I can’t help. 5 Simon often plays rugby at _________________ weekend. 6 How _________________ people were there at the meeting? 7 Paula works as _________________ personal assistant for a multinational company. 8 I speak _________________ German, but not much! 9 Could you get me _________________ cola? I’m thirsty. 10 It only took _________________ moment to fill in the form. 11 Jim has never had _________________ luck with the lottery. He’s only won a few euros from time to time. 12 I always go to the gym on _________________ Thursday. 13 There are _________________ really nice people in my class at school. 14 I’m doing my homework at _________________ moment. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  7. 7. 10 Complete the sentences with in, at or on. 1 I enjoy being _________________ my own. 2 The book is _________________ top of the TV. 3 I don’t like walking home alone _________________ night. 4 I’ll be there _________________ a moment. 5 We met up _________________ Easter. 6 Wait for me _________________ the corner of the street. 7 Roger was sitting _________________ a café when I saw him. 8 Amy is rude _________________ times. 9 She spent two weeks _________________ sea. 10 What are you doing _________________ the weekend? 11 Complete the table with the correct words. subject pronoun object pronoun possessive pronoun possessive adjective I you he her its we their © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  8. 8. 12 Complete the sentences with words from 11. 1 Joe has two sisters, Anne and Rebecca. He’s always arguing with _________________ older sister, Anne. 2 We’re the best team in the league. No other team can beat _________________. 3 The blue purse belongs to my sister, but the red one doesn’t. It isn’t _________________. 4 Mr Graham is friendly, but _________________ isn’t very generous. 5 Somebody gave me this, but it isn’t _________________, so can I leave it here? 6 Could you ask the children to put _________________ coats on the hangers? They keep throwing them on the floor. 7 Fiona and I have bought a car together. We can’t believe it’s _________________! 8 Daniel gave _________________ aunt a bracelet for her birthday. She was very pleased with it. 9 Our dog has _________________ own basket where it sits all day chewing bones. 10 Is this _________________? Nobody else wants it, so if it isn’t, you can take it anyway. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  9. 9. 13 Read the sentences and choose the best response. 1 Look how windy it is. a I know. The roof will blow off. b I know. The roof is going to blow off. 2 Have you already arranged to meet Stephanie? a Yes. We’ll have a coffee together at two. b Yes. We’re having a coffee together at two. 3 Who do you think has the best chance of winning the song contest? a In my opinion, I think Swing will win. b In my opinion, I think Swing is going to win. 4 Jenny hasn’t arrived yet. a Really? I didn’t know. OK. I’ll ring her. b Really? I didn’t know. OK. I’m going to ring her. 5 What do you intend to do with that wood? a I bought it specially. I’ll make a table out of it. b I bought it specially. I’m going to make a table out of it. 6 Do you think this will be finished before lunch? a Yes. By lunchtime, I’ll have finished it. b Yes. By lunchtime, I’ll be finishing it. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  10. 10. 14 Rewrite the sentences in reported speech. 1 ‘Do you often spend your holidays here?’ she asked. She asked _________________________________________________. 2 ‘Jo isn’t doing anything at the moment,’ she said. She said __________________________________________________. 3 ‘We ’re going to call Ralph tomorrow,’ they told us. They told us ________________________________________________. 4 ‘I spoke to David two days ago,’ she said. He said ____________________________________________________. 5 ‘How much money does she have at this moment?’ he asked. He asked me _______________________________________________. 6 ‘She hasn’t signed the document yet,’ he said. He said ___________________________________________________ . 15 Write sentences using the prompts. 1 The novel / write / by James Smith / last year. ___________________________________________________________ 2 The new road / not open / yet. ___________________________________________________________ 3 The thieves / arrest / by the police / at this moment. ___________________________________________________________ 4 The students / not tell / their results / until tomorrow. ___________________________________________________________ 5 Sally / should / promote / last month. ___________________________________________________________ © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  11. 11. 16 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1 What _________________ she _________________ (see) if she went and had a look? 2 If the newsagent’s _________________ (not be) closed, I’d buy a newspaper. 3 If Darren _________________ (get) up earlier, he would have had enough time to get to the station. 4 We’ll go for a picnic unless it _________________ (start) to rain. 5 Provided that you return the form by Monday, we _________________ (offer) you a place on the course. 6 If Sandra played the piano, she _________________ (perform) in tonight’s concert. 7 If you _________________ (boil) water it turns into steam. 8 We _________________ (not win) the match unless we start playing a bit better. 9 If Louise _________________ (leave) at nine, she would have got here in plenty of time. 10 Where _________________ you _________________ (put) the sofa if you decide to buy it? 11 I _________________ (not eat) George’s sandwich if I’d known he wanted it. 12 If she _________________ (say) anything horrible about my coat, I’ll be really upset. 13 _________________ you _________________ (do) it all again if you had the chance? 14 Wendy won’t do well in her exams if she _________________ (not work) any harder. 15 Colin _________________ (go) to the barbecue this evening if he ate meat. © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010
  12. 12. 17 Choose the correct word to complete each sentence. 1 Tom has broken his arm. It happened five minutes ago. a just b ever c already 2 We’ll head off Sophie is ready. So, please wait. a before b as soon as c while 3 Amanda hasn’t bought that coat . a never b just c yet 4 Tom was working in the garden, I made lunch. a Yet b While c On 5 We’ve been staying here four months. a during b since c for 6 Jack moved in two years . a before b last c ago © Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 2010