LYCEE MUNICIPAL TANDA ANNEE SCOLAIRE 2014 – 2015
PROF: Mr KOFFI
NIVEAU: 1ere A
TASK 1: Fill in the gaps with the following words and phrases. EXAMPLE: 1- at risk
a- achievements ; b-make ; c-allows ; d-grow up ; e-knife ; f-bring up ;
g-deserted ; h-conflicts; i-watch ; j-improve ; k-at risk
A- Many journalists put their lives (---1---) in war areas. This (---2---) us to (---3---) amazing
reports about the most deadly (---4---) in the world on TV.
B- It is not easy to (---5---) a child. In fact, kids seldom do the right thing if you leave them on
their own. You must (---6---) them do their homework, for example, if you want to see their
grades (---7---). If you keep your children under control, you’re most likely to be proud of
their (---8---) when they (---9---).
C- He (---10---) the town after stabbing somebody with a (---11---).
TASK 2: Fill in the gaps with the following words and phrases and put each verb
between brackets in the right form. EXAMPLE: 1- needn’t give
should (have); ought ; shouldn’t (have); oughtn’t ;
don’t have ; needn’t (have) ; didn’t have to
A- Awa: Wait. I’m trying to find a spoon for you.
Attawa: You ---1--- (give) yourself so much trouble. There are enough spoons here
Awa: I beg your pardon?
Attawa: I say you ---2--- to (bring) any more spoons.
B- Palé: I’ve just eaten a delicious meal in the most expensive restaurant in town.
Appia: So I guess you spent all your money there.
Palé: No, I ---3--- (spend) anything at all. The manager was a friend of mine.
Appia: Can I go with you next time?
C- Fiéni: Look. I bought these groundnuts for you.
Nikiéma: Thanks! But you ---4--- (do) that. I won’t be able to eat them. I’m allergic to
Groundnuts. You ---5--- (ask) me before buying them.
D- Kouadio: I can’t find my book.
Aké: You ---6--- (leave) it on the desk. There are many thieves here.
TASK 3: Fill in the gaps with the following words and phrases. EXAMPLE: 1- but
although; even if ; instead of;
despite ; but ; on the contrary
A- Adingra: This chicken is delicious.
Kambiré: (---1---) it’s too fatty. Too much fat isn’t good for your health.
Adingra: (---2---) it contains a lot of fat, you have to admit that it’s full of protein.
Which is something positive.
B- Kouassi: (---3---) I did all my homework, I got a bad mark .
Atta: I think you should be proud of yourself (---4---) your bad mark because you didn’t
Kouassi: (---5---) I think there’s nothing to be proud of. Next time, (---6---) doing my
homework, I’ll rather go out and play with my friends.
Atta: This is only going to make things worse for you.