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  1. 1. Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests Contents Introduction 2 Test summary sheet 3 Test for Unit 1 4 Test for Unit 2 6 Test for Unit 3 8 End-of-term test 1 (Units 1–3) 10 Test for Unit 4 12 Test for Unit 5 14 Test for Unit 6 16 Test for Unit 7 18 End-of-term test 2 (Units 1–7) 20 Test for Unit 8 22 Test for Unit 9 24 Test for Unit 10 26 End-of-term test 3 (Units 1–10) 28 End-of-year test (Units 1–10) 30 Answer key 32
  2. 2. IntroductionThis booklet contains a full set of The end-of-term tests are cumulative – that is,photocopiable test material for use with End-of-term test 2 covers language from termsOxford Exchange 4. 1 and 2, while End-of-term test 3 covers● ten end-of-unit tests language from all three terms. You may want● three end-of-term tests to use End-of-term test 3 as a practice test in● one end-of-year-test preparation for the final End-of-year test.Higher-level tests Test summary sheetThe higher-level tests evaluate your students’ There is a test summary sheet on page 5 of thiscommand of the language covered in Oxford booklet, which can be used to keep a record ofExchange through more challenging exercises students’ test results during the year.than those contained in the test booklet. Youcan use them with a whole class where most Suggestions for using the testsstudents are coping well with the Oxford ● Warn students in advance that they will beExchange coursework, or to cater for more having a test and tell them what the test willable students in mixed-ability groups. be covering. ● Students need to develop procedures forCD-ROM revision, so encourage them to look backThe higher-level tests are also available on through their notebooks and to use theCD-ROM so that you can copy the files onto Grammar and Vocabulary pages at the backyour computer and adapt them to suit the of the Student’s Book. You might also wantneeds of your students. to discuss the amount of time students should spend revising. ● Before students begin a test, spend a fewEnd-of-unit tests minutes looking through it with the classThere are ten end-of-unit tests designed to and make sure that everyone understandsfollow the Student’s Book units, and each how to do each type of activity.of them should take 40 minutes to complete. ● Students may need extra paper to carry outThe tests all contain a Vocabulary section the writing tasks.(10 marks), and a Grammar section (20marks), followed by Reading and Writing (5marks each).End-of-term and End-of-year testsThe end-of-term and end-of-year testsshould take about one hour and should beadministered at the end of each term. Theyare divided into four sections: Vocabulary,Grammar, Reading and Writing, and aremarked out of a total of 50.End-of-term test 1 is designed to be used afterUnit 3, End-of-term test 2 after Unit 7, andEnd-of-term test 3 after Unit 10. Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 2
  3. 3. Test summary sheetStudent’s name: ....................................................Class: ..................... Vocabulary Grammar Reading Writing TotalUnit 1 /40Unit 2 /40Unit 3 /40End-of-term 1 /50Unit 4 /40Unit 5 /40Unit 6 /40Unit 7 /40End-of-term 2 /50Unit 8 /40Unit 9 /40Unit 10 /40End-of-term 3 /50End-of-year /50Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 3
  4. 4. Test for Unit 1A Vocabulary B Grammar1 Complete the sentences with the correct form 3 Complete the sentences with the gerund of the of the verbs in the box. Use the present simple verbs in the box. or present continuous. swim play feed jog draw take cry stare point bite kiss 1 I don’t mind ……................. the dog but I hate 1 Why ……................. you ……................. your ……................. him for a walk. nails? Are you nervous? 2 My sister likes ……................. pictures and I 2 When we want someone to look at an object, love ……................. the piano. we ……................. at it. 3 ……................. and ……................. are good 3 My baby sister ……................. when she is forms of exercise. hungry. Mark: /6 4 In Spain, friends ……................. each other on both cheeks when they meet. 4 Complete the dialogue with the correct 5 A: Why ……................. you ……................. at form of the verbs in the box. Use the that building? present simple or present continuous. B: Because I think it’s very unusual. do understand study want cry Mark: /5 leave go2 Complete the sentences with the opposite of the Sue: What’s the matter, Kim? Why adjectives in the box. (1) ……................. you ……................. ? romantic patient polite honest Kim: My boyfriend (2) ……................. town soon. He’s going to live in London. emotional Sue: But you can visit him in London. 1 My friend is so ……................. . She hates Kim: No, I can’t. I haven’t got time. I waiting. (3) ……................. for my exams at the 2 She’s very ……................. . She never shows moment and I (4) ……................. my her feelings. homework every weekend. 3 I didn’t realize that my friends were Sue: Why don’t you try to make some new ……................. . I thought they always told the friends? I (5) ……................. to a party truth. next Saturday. You can come too. 4 My dad never buys flowers for my mum. He’s Kim: That’s my boyfriend’s last weekend always been ……................. . here. I (6) ……................. to spend it with him. Nobody (7) ……................. my 5 I complained about the shop assistant because problem. I don’t know what to do. she was ……................. to the customers. Mark: / 14 Mark: /5Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 4
  5. 5. C Reading 6 What makes Nicola go red?5 Read the text and answer the questions. ……………..................................................... 7 What is Helen’s bedroom like? My name’s Helen and my best friend is ……………..................................................... Nicola. We’re both 16. We met eleven years ago when we first went to school. 8 What irritates Helen most about Nicola? We go to the same girls’ school, but ……………..................................................... Nicola and I are very different. She is very 9 Does Nicola get up later at weekends? sporty – she loves running and doing ……………..................................................... athletics, and I’m very musical – I sing in a group, and I play the piano and the 10 How long does it take Helen to wake up? violin. ……………..................................................... We have very different personalities, Mark: /5 too. For example, if we watch a romantic film, I always cry, and if we watch a D Writing horror film, I’m always terrified. Nicola is the opposite – she doesn’t show her 6 Write a description of your best friend. Include feelings. My favourite thing about Nicola the following information. is that she is always honest. If I ask her Paragraph 1: your friend’s emotional profile opinion about a new dress or a boy at a Paragraph 2: your friend’s good habits party, she always tells the truth. She’s Paragraph 3: your friend’s bad habits also very patient. She doesn’t mind waiting for me when I’m late for things. ................................................................................ Nicola is great, but there are some ................................................................................ things about her that drive me mad. She ................................................................................ is too modest. She blushes every time someone says something nice about her. ................................................................................ She’s also very, very tidy. Everything is in ................................................................................ the correct place in her bedroom. (Mine is ................................................................................ the complete opposite because I hate tidying!) The worst habit she has is ................................................................................ getting up early. She goes running before ................................................................................ school and she never stays in bed late at ................................................................................ weekends. I hate people who are active in the mornings – I’m sleepy for an hour ................................................................................ after I wake up. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 How long has Helen known Nicola? ................................................................................ ……………..................................................... ................................................................................ 2 How are the girls different at school? ................................................................................ ……………..................................................... ................................................................................ 3 Who is more emotional? ................................................................................ ……………..................................................... ................................................................................ 4 Does Nicola tell lies? Mark: /5 ……………..................................................... 5 Does Nicola get upset when Helen is late? A B C D Total ……………..................................................... /10 /20 /5 /5 /40Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 5
  6. 6. Test for Unit 2A Vocabulary 4 Write subject and object questions with Who.1 Complete the sentences with the past simple forms of the verbs in the box. John met somebody. Who did John meet? howl hum snore whisper bang Somebody knocked on the door. 1 I couldn’t sleep because my dad Who knocked on the door? ……................. all night in the next room. 1 Somebody screamed in the darkness. 2 My friend ……................. things to me all ……...........................................................…... through the film, so I couldn’t follow the plot. 2 Helen saw somebody through the window. 3 I forgot to close the door and it suddenly ……...........................................................…..? ……................. in the wind. 3 The children spoke to somebody. 4 The dog ……................. every time its owner ……...........................................................…..? left the house. 4 Somebody lost their wallet. 5 We didn’t know the words of the song, so ……...........................................................…..? we ……................. the tune. 5 Sara interviewed somebody about the story. Mark: /5 ……...........................................................…..?2 Correct the mistakes in these sentences. 6 Somebody whistled at the dog. 1 The people were shouting very loud. ……...........................................................…..? 2 How bad did the team play? Mark: /6 3 Do they speak English good? 5 Complete the text with the correct form of the 4 The teacher shouted angry and the students verbs in brackets. Use the past simple or the stopped talking. past continuous. 5 Does she play happy with other children? My friends and I (1) ……................. (enjoy) my Mark: /5 birthday party when suddenly the lightsB Grammar (2) ……................. (go) out. I (3) …….................3 Complete the sentences with used to and the (think) that my brother (4) ……................. (try) to verbs in the box. scare everyone. I (5) ……................. (shout), travel have believe live be stay ‘Switch the lights on!’ but nothing (6) ……................. (happen). While we 1 I ……................. long hair. (7) ……................. (wait) in the darkness, 2 People ……................. in bigger houses. somebody (8) ……................. (scream). 3 My brother ……................. in ghosts. Suddenly, I felt scared! 4 Many women ……................. at home and look after children. Mark: /8 5 My dad ……................. an actor. 6 People ……................. on horseback. Mark: /6Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 6
  7. 7. C Reading 5 In what season did the incident happen?6 Read the text and answer the questions. …...........................................................…… 6 What was the weather like when Tina and My friend, Tina, told me about the flat Dave went out? where she used to live. It was on the first …...........................................................…… floor of an old house in a quiet part of town. 7 When Tina saw the man on the sofa, who did The flat had big rooms and a view over a she think he was? pretty garden. The sitting room was at the front of the house and it had very big …...........................................................…… windows. It was a lovely, light room but it 8 What happened just before Tina screamed? always felt cold, even when the sun was shining brightly. …...........................................................…… That wasn’t the only unusual thing about 9 What did Tina decide to do after the incident? it. Tina said that there were lots of strange …...........................................................…… noises in different parts of the flat. She could hear whispers in the kitchen and a 10 Who was the man on the sofa? man humming in the sitting room. Tina is a …...........................................................…… very balanced person and she never felt Mark: /5 scared when she heard the noises. Then an incident took place in July last year. Tina went out on a sunny morning with D Writing her brother, Dave. When they returned, the 7 Write a story about a strange encounter. flat felt very cold. Dave went to the kitchen Include the following information. to make some coffee and Tina walked into Paragraph 1: what you were doing when the the sitting room. She saw the back of a encounter happened man’s head on the sofa opposite the Paragraph 2: a description of the encounter window. ‘I thought you were making coffee,’ Tina said. Then she heard Dave’s voice Paragraph 3: what happened after the encounter from the kitchen and she screamed. She ................................................................................ looked back at the sofa and the man had disappeared. ................................................................................ A month later, Tina was preparing to ................................................................................ move to a new flat when she found an ................................................................................ old newspaper. She read an article about a young man who had died suddenly in ................................................................................ the flat. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 What was Tina’s flat like? ................................................................................ …...........................................................…… ................................................................................ 2 Why was it strange that the sitting room ................................................................................ always felt cold? ................................................................................ …...........................................................…… Mark: /5 3 What noises could Tina hear? …...........................................................…… A B C D Total 4 Did Tina react very strongly when she heard /10 /20 /5 /5 /40 the noises? …...........................................................……Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 7
  8. 8. Test for Unit 3A Vocabulary 4 he / study a foreign language? (ever)1 Match words 1–5 and a–e to form the ……..........................................................…. ? names of jobs. 5 they / not decide / on a profession (yet) 1 civil a worker ……...........................................................… . 2 beauty b mechanic 6 they / work abroad? (ever) 3 construction c driver ……..........................................................….. ? 4 bus d servant Mark: /6 5 motorcycle e consultant Now write the letters next to the correct 4 Complete the dialogue between Tom and definitions. the Careers Adviser. Use the present 1 He or she works on public transport. …… perfect of the verbs in brackets, or short 2 He or she helps people look good. …… forms. 3 He or she repairs motorbikes. …… CA: (1) ……................. you ……................. (think) much about your future, Tom? 4 He or she works for the government. …… Tom: Yes, I (2) ……................. . I 5 He or she builds houses. …… (3) ……................. (decide) to be an Mark: /5 actor. CA: That’s exciting! The world of acting is2 Complete the sentences with adjectives that very competitive, though. describe qualities for jobs. Tom: Yes, I know, but my uncle works in films 1 A person who wants to be successful is and he (4) ……................. (give) me lots a________. of advice. I (5) ……................. (already / 2 People who can talk and share ideas are choose) an acting school. c____________. CA: That’s great! And (6) ……................. (you / ever / act) in a film? 3 An e _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ person has the knowledge and skills for a particular job. Tom: No, never, but I (7) ……................. (be) in lots of plays at school. 4 A person who does what they say they will Mark: / 14 do is r _ _ _ _ _ _ _. 5 People who behave in an adult way are m_____. Mark: /5B Grammar3 Write sentences and questions in the present perfect. Use the word in brackets in the correct place. 1 I / not write / about the job (yet) ……...........................................................… . 2 you / work with children? (ever) ……..........................................................…. ? 3 she / have an interview (already) ……...........................................................… .Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 8
  9. 9. C Reading 4 How many areas of work should young people investigate?5 Read the text and answer the questions. ……………..........................................…...... 5 What subjects are important for most jobs? YOUR FUTURE IN WORK It’s important to start planning your ……………..................................................... future when you are still at school. 6 What sort of training should young people THINK ABOUT YOUR FUTURE choose? Think about what sort of work you are ……………......................................…........... interested in and where you can use 7 What is the problem with specialized your skills. It’s no good training to be a qualifications? computer programmer if you hate computers! Lots of people have dream …………….......................................….......... jobs like being a singer or racing driver, 8 Why should young people interview but it’s important to be practical. Getting someone? training and opportunities for these jobs ……………..................................................... can be very difficult. Make a list of three areas of work that interest you and find 9 How can young people find out about their out as much as you can about each positive and negative points? one. Then decide which is best for you. ……………..................................................... THINK ABOUT QUALIFICATIONS 10 How can someone become more organized? There are a lot of general qualifications ……….........................................…................ that are useful in all jobs. A good basic education is very important, including Mark: /5 Maths, a foreign language, and computer skills. Courses at universities D Writing or colleges will give more specific training, but it’s important to choose 6 Choose a job that you would like to do. Write a something that will help you find a job. letter of application. Include the following Interviewers are not always interested in information. very specialized qualifications. Paragraph 1: your address and the date THINK ABOUT PERSONAL QUALITIES Paragraph 2: the job that you are interested in Think about what type of person you Paragraph 3: your qualifications, experience and are and the qualities you need for your personal qualities chosen job. It’s a good idea to interview ................................................................................ someone in the same job and find out what they are like. Make a list of your ................................................................................ good and bad characteristics and try to ................................................................................ work on the bad points. For example, if you aren’t very organized, keep a diary ................................................................................ and write lists of what you need to do. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 Who is the text for? ................................................................................ ……………..................................................... ................................................................................ 2 When should young people start to think Mark: /5 about their future? ……………..................................................... A B C D Total 3 What is the problem with ‘dream jobs’? /10 /20 /5 /5 /40 …………….....................................................Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 9
  10. 10. End-of-term test 1A Vocabulary B Grammar1 Complete the crossword. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Use the1 2 present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous or present perfect. 4 6 1 While I……................. (watch) TV last night, my friend ……................. (ring). 5 2 A What …….............. you ……............... (do) 3 next weekend? B I’m not sure, but I usually ……................. (go) swimming. 3 A ……................ David ……................ (start) his exams yet? B Yes, he …….............. already …….............. 7 (do) three exams. 4 What ……................. (happen) in the street when the police ……................. (arrive)? 5 She usually ……................. (put) on formal8 clothes for work, but she ……................. (wear) jeans today. 6 A ……............... you ever ……............... (see) Across a ghost in this house? 1 To speak very quietly into someone’s ear. B No, but we ……................. (hear) lots of 3 When people meet, they often ……................. strange noises. hands. Mark: / 12 5 A person who builds houses is a construction ……................. . 3 Correct the mistakes in these sentences. 7 To make a noise through your nose when 1 She doesn’t mind get up early. you are asleep. 2 When I was young, I use to wear a school 8 A person who makes you look good is a uniform. beauty ……................. . 3 Who did make this cake? My mum made it. Down 4 The children were playing happy in the 2 A person who tells the truth is this. garden. 4 To look at something for a long time because 5 We used live in London. you are surprised. 6 Who she teach? She teaches teenagers. 5 The adverb of the adjective good. 7 I enjoy to learn English. 6 A person who plans things well is this. 8 Jog is a good form of exercise. 7 To speak or cry out in a loud voice. Mark: /8 Mark: / 10Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 10
  11. 11. C Reading 4 How many months is the job for?4 Read the text and answer the questions. …….................................…………................ 5 What qualities are necessary for the job? Dear Elena …….................................…………................ Thanks for your birthday card. I had a lovely 6 Has Emma got experience of looking after day and lots of nice presents. I hope you are children? feeling better now and that your cold has gone. …….................................…………................ Ive got some interesting news. My exam results 7 Why does Emma want advice for her were good and so I decided to look for a interview? summer job. I saw and advert for an au pair to …….................................…………................ look after two children from July to September. The family wanted someone who is practical, 8 Was Anna happy when she saw Emma? organized and reliable. (Ive spent so long …….................................…………................ looking after my little brother and sister that I think I have those qualities!) 9 Is James a competitive person? …….................................…………................ I filled in an application form and sent a photograph but I havent had an interview yet. 10 Is Emma sad because she hasn’t got a The father rang me and the family wants to boyfriend? meet me next week. Im a bit nervous about it …….................................…………................ because the father was a little aggressive over the phone. I really want to impress the family, Mark: / 10 so have you got any tips for the interview. D Writing I saw my ex-boyfriend, James, the other day. He was with his new gïrlfriend, Anna. She was 5 Imagine an English-speaking friend is staring at me angrily when I hugged James. going to a job interview. Write to him/her She told me about her success at school and in to give some interview tips. Include the sports. I think shes quite a competitive person - following information. just the opposite to James. I havent because I Paragraph 1: tips on body language hope Ill have a new job soon. Paragraph 2: tips on image and clothes Thats all for now. Say hello to your mum and Paragraph 3: tips on personal qualities dad. ................................................................................ Phone or write soon with your news. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ Love ................................................................................ Emma ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 Whose birthday was it recently? ................................................................................ ……........................................………….. ................................................................................ 2 Who was ill recently? ................................................................................ ……............................................………….. Mark: / 10 3 How did Emma find out about the au pair A B C D Total job? /10 /20 /10 /10 /50 ……............................................…………..Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 11
  12. 12. Test for Unit 4A Vocabulary 4 Write these sentences in the passive.1 Add five more TV programmes. 1 TV stations made millions of pounds. film, ....................... , ....................... , ………........................................................... . ....................... , ....................... , ....................... , 2 People all over the world watch TV. Mark: /5 ………........................................................... . 3 The presenter didn’t accept the answer.2 Complete the table. ………........................................................... .Verb Noun (person) Noun (thing) 4 Teenagers spend a lot of money on videos.invent inventor invention ………........................................................... .entertain entertainer (1) …… 5 The best team didn’t win the match.compose composer (2) …… ………........................................................... .explore (3) …… exploration 6 Young children don’t watch chat shows.(4) …… competitor (5) …… ………........................................................... . Mark: /5 Mark: /6B Grammar 5 Complete the questions. Use the verbs in the3 Complete the sentences with the correct form box in the present or past simple passive. of the present or past simple passive. build take permit show speak 1 English ……................. (speak) in the USA. invent 2 Their last hit ……................. (not compose) by the band. 1 ‘Where ……................. these photos 3 Friends ……................. (show) on Mondays. ……................. ?’ ‘On holiday in Spain’. 4 Computer studies ……................. (not teach) 2 ‘……................. cartoons ……................. on when I was a child. British TV?’ ‘Yes, they are.’ 5 Millions of videos ……................. (buy) every 3 ‘When ……................. this cathedral year. ……................. ?’ ‘About 200 years ago.’ 6 My favourite actor ……................. (not 4 ‘……................ English ……................. here?’ interview) on last night’s show. ‘Yes, except in the villages.’ 7 The Olympic Games ……................. (watch) 5 ‘……................. TV ……................. by an by millions of people every four years. American?’ ‘No, Baird was Scottish.’ 8 My friends ……................. (not invite) to the 6 ‘……............... people ……............... to smoke party last weekend. in here?’ ‘No, you mustn’t smoke.’ Mark: /8 Mark: /6Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 12
  13. 13. C Reading 4 Why can’t new actors appear on screen?6 Read the text and answer the questions. ...........................................................……… 5 How can we help solve the problems of the film industry? ...........................................................…….... THE FILM INDUSTRY by Clare Harris Mark: /5 In general, films are a very popular form D Writing of entertainment. Dramas can show you 7 Write a composition with the title ‘Are different countries and how people live. computers good or bad?’ Include the following Comedies are great for helping you to information. relax and forget your problems. Science Paragraph 1: good things about computers fiction shows you life in the future. In Paragraph 2: bad things about computers addition, a lot of jobs are created in the film industry – actors, camera operators, Paragraph 3: conclusion make-up, lighting, music, etc. ................................................................................ On the other hand, not all aspects of ................................................................................ films are positive. The international film industry is dominated by American film- ................................................................................ makers. Most films that are shown in ................................................................................ British cinemas are American and smaller ................................................................................ independent film companies can’t compete. In addition, US companies use ................................................................................ only very popular actors who attract very ................................................................................ big cinema audiences. This creates problems for new actors who don’t get ................................................................................ opportunities to appear on screen. ................................................................................ In conclusion, films can give you ................................................................................ information and ideas. They can also help you escape from your ordinary life. On the ................................................................................ other hand, there is a danger that all films ................................................................................ will become the same if they are imported ................................................................................ from the USA. People should watch films made in their own country to help the ................................................................................ local industry. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 What type of film is good when you feel ................................................................................ stressed? ................................................................................ ...........................................................……… ................................................................................ 2 How does the film industry help the world of work? ................................................................................ ...........................................................……… ................................................................................ 3 How does the US film industry affect Mark: /5 smaller independent companies? A B C D Total ...........................................................……… /10 /20 /5 /5 /40Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 13
  14. 14. Test for Unit 5A Vocabulary B Grammar1 Complete the sentences with the names of 3 Complete the sentences. Use the present romantic gifts. perfect of the verbs in brackets and for or 1 We knew she was engaged because she was since. wearing a d _ _ _ _ _ _ r _ _ _ . 1 We ……............... (be) married ……................ 2 I bought my boyfriend some about ten years. a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ and it smelled great. 2 I ……................. (not see) my boyfriend ……................. last weekend. 3 My dad says he’s too mature to buy my mum a c _ _ _ _ _ t _ _. 3 They ……................. (have) lots of arguments ……................. Monday. 4 I gave my girlfriend a s _ _ _ _ _ c _ _ _ _ and she wears it round her neck every day. 4 She ……................. (not speak) to her ex-boyfriend ……................. months. 5 My sister cried when she read the l _ _ _ 5 John ……................. (know) Anna l _ _ _ _ _ from her boyfriend. ……................. a year. Mark: /5 6 You ……................. (not phone) me ……................. my birthday.2 Complete the sentences with the correct form Mark: /6 of the verbs in the box. ask out go out get engaged split up 4 Complete the text with the correct form of fall in love the verbs in brackets. Use the present perfect or the past simple. 1 A Who …….............. she …….............. with? B She’s got a new boyfriend called Gary. Dear Helen 2 She was really upset when they ……................. last month. I (1) ……................. (not hear) from you for a 3 Her brother really likes Helen. He’s going long time. Is there a problem between us? You to ……................. her ……................. at the (2) ……................. (be) angry with me at party on Friday. Joe’s party last month, but I don’t understand 4 A ……................. they ……................. yet? why. We (3) ……................. (be) boyfriend B Yes, he bought her a ring but they and girlfriend for more than a year and I haven’t decided when to get married. (4) ……................. never ……................. (feel) 5 My dad is very romantic. He ……................. happier. I think I (5) ……................. (fall) in with my mum the moment he saw her. love with you as soon as I (6) ……................. Mark: /5 (meet) you last summer. You (7) ……................. (make) me very happy since then. What (8) ……................. I ……................. (do) wrong at Joe’s party? Please explain. Phone me soon. All my love Andy Mark: /8Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 14
  15. 15. C Reading 5 How many times have Emma and Dave met each month?5 Read the text and answer the questions. …...........................................................…… 6 Why does Emma want to see Dave less Emma’s diary page – often? Friday 16th November …...........................................................…… 7 How does Emma explain that she and Dave have different characters? I went out with Dave again tonight. We’ve been out lots of time since the middle of …...........................................................…… September when we met. He’s really nice – 8 Have Emma’s parents had a good we never have arguments – but he’s a bit relationship? too unemotional for me. He bought me some flowers once, but he hasn’t been very …...........................................................…… romantic since then. My old boyfriends 9 What ideas does Emma have to make used to write love letters and poems and I Dave romantic? really liked that. …...........................................................…… I’m not really sure what to do. I don’t want 10 How would Emma like to celebrate her to split up but I think we need to make birthday? some changes. We’ve seen each other three times every week since September …...........................................................…… and I think that’s too much. I’d prefer to go Mark: /5 out at weekends and not meet in the week. I hope that will make the relationship more interesting. I’ll also have more time to see D Writing my friends and concentrate on my studies. 6 Write about a couple who have a good relationship. Include the following I think the problem may be our star signs. I’m Scorpio – very hot-blooded and information. sensitive and Dave is Libra – very balanced Paragraph 1: who the couple are and how and logical. But my mum and dad are very they met different and they have been happily Paragraph 2: their characteristics married for years. Perhaps I need a love potion to make Dave more romantic or I Paragraph 3: what they do together could give him a book of love stories. It’s ................................................................................ my birthday soon, so I hope Dave organizes something special for me – a ................................................................................ romantic dinner for two would be lovely ................................................................................ (better than our last meal together in a fast- food café!) ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 How long has Dave been Emma’s boyfriend? ................................................................................ …...........................................................…… ................................................................................ 2 What type of person is Dave? ................................................................................ …...........................................................…… ................................................................................ 3 Does Dave write love letters and poems? Mark: /5 …...........................................................…… 4 Does Emma want to leave Dave? A B C D Total …...........................................................…… /10 /20 /5 /5 /40Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 15
  16. 16. Test for Unit 6 A Vocabulary 4 He always gets top marks in his tests – he ……................. study very hard. 1 Complete the crossword. 5 Take your umbrella because it 1 7 ……................. rain later. 6 They’ve got thousands of books. They 2 5 8 ……................. love reading. 6 7 Helen came to school today so she ……................. be ill. 3 9 8 I ……................. go to my friend’s party but I’m not sure.4 9 You ……................. be hungry because you didn’t have any lunch. 10 10 Don’t wait for me because I ……................. be late. Mark: / 10 Across 3 Complete the text with the modal verbs in the box. 1 The opposite of complicated. 3 A figure or an object made from stone, clay could didn’t have to (x 3) can or wood. had to (x 2) couldn’t (x 2) have to 4 Enjoyable or amusing. A few years ago I saw an advert for an art 6 A collection of objects or pictures that are course. It said that beginners were welcome shown to the public. and that you (1) ……................. have any 10 A picture of a view of the countryside. experience in art. I (2) ……................. draw or paint, so I thought I would do the course. Down The first ten classes were free, so I 2 Something that offends you is this. (3) ……................. pay for the first term. I was 5 Something that makes you unhappy is this. quite nervous before the first class, but the teacher, Anna, was very nice. In the first three 7 A picture of a person. classes, we looked at different styles of art, so 8 The opposite of old-fashioned. we (4) ……................. produce a picture 9 A picture that doesn’t show things as they ourselves. In our first project, we really are. (5) ……................. draw simple shapes and study colour. Then we (6) ……................. work with Mark: / 10 abstract images. At the end of the course, which lasted a year, I (7) ……................. draw B Grammar landscapes and still lifes quite well. 2 Complete the sentences with may / might, I was pleased with my progress, but I still can’t or must. (8) ……................. draw portraits very well. Anna 1 No-one answered the door, so they said, ‘You have learnt a lot but now you ……................. be at home. (9) ……................. practise doing portraits.’ I 2 He was born in Australia so he took her advice and now I (10) ……................. ……................. speak English. draw and paint people very well – in fact I’m a professional portrait painter. 3 You slept for twelve hours last night. You ……................. be tired now. Mark: / 10 Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 16
  17. 17. C Reading 5 Did the writer tell her friend the truth when she asked for her opinion?4 Read the text and answer the questions. …...........................................................…… 6 What type of picture was the mural that I was never very interested in art at school the writer liked? but I went to an exhibition of local artists last …...........................................................…… year. My friend had bought two tickets for herself and her brother, but he couldn’t go, so 7 Was the mural very colourful? I used his ticket. When my friend and I looked …...........................................................……. at a list of the exhibits, we saw that there 8 Why did the writer think the mural was were over one hundred. I thought, ‘Oh no! special? We are going to be here for hours.’ The exhibits were divided into different …...........................................................…… rooms and they included sculptures, 9 Did the writer’s friend share her opinion portraits, still lifes, and landscapes. We of the mural? walked from room to room for about an …...........................................................…… hour and then my friend asked for my opinion. I was very bored but I didn’t want 10 How has the writer changed since seeing to offend her so I said, ‘Oh, it’s fascinating.’ the mural? My friend then looked at another painting, …...........................................................…… so I walked into the next room. Mark: /5 I couldn’t believe my eyes. There was a mural which filled the whole wall. The style was abstract, but I could see the main D Writing elements of the picture – mountains, a river, 5 Write a description of a painting or tall trees and sunlight. The shapes were sculpture that you like. Include the simple and the colours were light and following information. delicate. The best thing about the image was Paragraph 1: where you saw the its effect – it made me feel completely calm painting/sculpture and who produced it and balanced. Paragraph 2: a description of the I was still looking at the mural when my painting/sculpture friend appeared. She thought that it was rather cold and depressing, which I couldn’t Paragraph 3: why you like it understand. People’s reactions to art are a ................................................................................ very personal thing, but I’ve visited a lot more exhibitions since I saw my beautiful mural. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 What did the writer think of art when she was a student? ................................................................................ …...........................................................…… ................................................................................ 2 Did the writer have to buy a ticket for ................................................................................ herself? ................................................................................ …...........................................................…… ................................................................................ 3 How did the writer feel when she saw the ................................................................................ number of exhibits? Mark: /5 …...........................................................…… 4 Were all the exhibits pictures? A B C D Total …...........................................................…… /10 /20 /5 /5 /40Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 17
  18. 18. Test for Unit 7A Vocabulary 3 Write sentences. Use the first conditional.1 Complete the sentences with the correct form 1 global warming / cause / serious problems / of the words in the box. if / we not control / it …............................................................…… . immigration boycott sticker banner terrorism petition disease 2 if / we / not stop / war, poor countries / environment charity collection box not develop …............................................................…… . 1 The animal rights group collected many 3 the government / not listen / if / we / signatures in their ……................. . not send in / a petition 2 The campaigners carried ……................. …............................................................…… . during the demonstration. 4 if / we / not boycott / the company, 3 We must protect the Earth because the the situation / get worse ……................. is in danger. ….............................................……………. . 4 To live in another country, you have to 5 the campaign / be / more effective / if / pass through ……................. control. people / give out / leaflets 5 If you don’t approve of a company, you …............................................................…… . can ……................. their products. Mark: /5 6 I always put a few coins in ……................. when I see them in the street. 4 Complete the sentences with will or the correct 7 ……................. are organizations that help form of going to. people who are poor or ill. 1 They’ve made plans for the campaign. 8 ……................. kill millions of people in the They ……................. design posters. world every year. 2 People believe that global warming 9 Some groups use ……................. to change ……................. get worse. the law in a violent way. 3 The charity predicts that they 10 I have an animals rights ……................. on ……................. make more money next year. the back of my car. 4 We’ve planned our recycling project. We Mark: / 10 ……................. recycle paper. 5 The government thinks that the situationB Grammar for street kids ……................. improve.2 Complete the sentences with the correct first 6 She’s decided that she ……................. give conditional forms. them a thousand pounds. 1 If we ……................. (not demonstrate), 7 We’ve made a list of priorities and I things ……................. (not change). ……................. start a petition. 2 The refugees ……................. (suffer) if we 8 I hope that scientists ……................. find a ……................. (not help). cure for all diseases soon. 3 If scientists ……................. (clone) people, 9 Bill’s plan is that he ……................. donate there ……................. (be) protests. money to AIDS research. 4 We ……................. (make) more money if we 10 Scientists predict that the seas ……................. (organize) a campaign. ……................. rise because of global 5 If we ……................. (not protect) tigers, they warming. ……................. (be) extinct. Mark: / 10 Mark: /5Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 18
  19. 19. C Reading 5 What mistakes do some parents make?5 Read the text and answer the questions. ...........................................................……… 6 What type of animals have become popular? ANIMALS OF THE WORLD ...........................................................……… If you talk to people about the natural world, most 7 How long has Save the Animals existed? people will say they love animals. But a lot of people ...........................................................……… don’t realize that many types of animal need protection. The human race doesn’t respect the 8 What does Save the Animals do for marine environment and this puts animals in danger. For animals? example, forests where animals live are being cut down, the seas are being polluted, and animals are ...........................................................……… being killed for their skins. 9 Has Save the Animals changed the law on importing exotic animals? ANIMALS AT HOME ...........................................................……… Many people have animals at home but this does not mean they look after them well. Parents sometimes 10 What two things do Save the Animals need buy cats, dogs, and rabbits for their children without from the public? explaining what to do with them. It is fashionable to buy exotic pets like snakes and birds, but people ...........................................................……… can’t provide the right conditions for them, so they Mark: /5 suffer. WHAT DO WE DO? D Writing Save The Animals has worked since 1996 to improve 6 Write about a cause that you think is the situation for animals all over the world. We work important. Include the following information. with local people to protect animal environments, Paragraph 1: a description of the cause and its boycott companies who pollute the seas, and campaign against hunting. Last year we sent a problems petition to the government to stop the import of exotic Paragraph 2: what will happen if people don’t do animals for sale in pet shops. something WHAT CAN YOU DO? Paragraph 3: how the public can help We need your help to continue our work. You can ................................................................................ donate money or give us some of your time. We ................................................................................ always need people to organize petitions, collect money in the street, and join us on demonstrations. ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 1 What type of organization is the text from? ................................................................................ ...........................................................……… ................................................................................ 2 Why are animals in danger? ................................................................................ ...........................................................……… ................................................................................ 3 What are people doing that creates problems for animals? ................................................................................ ...........................................................……… Mark: /5 4 Do all owners look after their pets? A B C D Total ...........................................................……… /10 /20 /5 /5 /40Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 19
  20. 20. End-of-term test 2A Vocabulary 4 Correct the mistakes in these sentences.1 Add two more words to each group. 1 I will go out at the weekend, but I’m not sure. 1 Body language: smile, ……................., ……................. 2 When I was younger, I use to watch cartoons. 2 Sounds: shout, ……..............., ……................. 3 The demonstration organized by animal 3 Jobs: bus driver, ……................, …................. rights groups. 4 TV programmes: the news, ……................., 4 She’s an only child, so that must be her ……................. brother. 5 Causes: collection box, ……................., 5 Paint is a good way to relax. ……................. 6 She speaks very slow.2 Write the correct word. 1 The opposite of kind – ……................. 7 If you give money to charity, it going to help developing countries. 2 The noun from compete – ……................. 8 Who did draw that picture? Simon did. 3 The opposite of honest – ……................. 9 I must to stay in last night. 4 The noun from entertain – ……................. 10 They have already planned their holiday. 5 The opposite of patient – ……................. They will fly to the Caribbean. Mark: / 10 Mark: / 10B Grammar C Reading3 Complete the text with the correct tense of 5 Read the text and answer the questions. the verbs in brackets. Use the present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous or present perfect. My brother, Sam, (1) ……................. (go) to a Dear Sir or Madam gallery last week to see an exhibition by a new I am writing to complain about your news artist. While Sam (2) ……................. (look) at programme ‘The World Today’, which is one of the paintings, a man (3) ……................. (appear) next to him. The man asked, shown every weekday at 6.30 p.m. and 9.30 ‘(4) ……................. you ……................. (enjoy) p.m. The programme that was shown on the exhibition?’ Sam said, ‘It’s very good, but I Wednesday 19 July at 6.30 was particularly (5) ……................. (not understand) this worrying. I was watching television with my painting.’ ‘Really? That’s interesting,’ two young children at that time and images the man replied. Sam said, ‘I (6) ……................. (stare) at it for a long time, but I of war and children suffering from disease (7) ……................. (not decide) if I like it yet. were shown. No warning was given to tell The subject is interesting but the style and viewers that the content of the film was colours are a bit simple. What do you think? shocking. Both of my children cried and I had (8) ……................. you ever ……................. (see) this artist before?’ ‘Yes,’ he replied, ‘I am the to switch the programme off. artist.’ Sam (9) ……................. (blush) but the man said, ‘Don’t worry. I like talking about my paintings and I (10) ……................. (prefer) people to be honest.’ Mark: / 10Photocopiable © Oxford University Press Oxford Exchange 4 Higher-level tests 20

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