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Solutions intermediate short_tests

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  1. 1. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests 1 Test 1 short tests 1 Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with the correct present form of the verbs in brackets. 1 We (go) to France tomorrow. 2 you always (go out) for a meal on Fridays? 3 Hurry up! The bus (leave) in five minutes. 4 What time you (meet) Gary? 5 I (not enjoy) listening to classical music. 2 Choose the correct answers. 1 This car is belonging / belongs to the head teacher. 2 Are you needing / Do you need any help with that? 3 He isn’t understanding / doesn’t understand the question. 4 I am studying / study really hard at the moment. 5 Why are you waiting / do you wait here? Vocabulary 3 Complete the sentences with the words in the box. tight   high   fur   plain   short 1 coats are made from animal skins. 2 You shouldn’t be wearing a -sleeved T shirt! It’s freezing outside! 3 This dress is too . I’ve put on weight. 4 I don’t like patterned shirts. I prefer shirts. 5 -heeled shoes are bad for your feet. Total /15 Grammar 1 Choose the correct answers. 1 I can’t help to like / liking him. 2 He pretended not to notice / not noticing me. 3 I hope to see / seeing you again soon. 4 Can you imagine to live / living in New York? 5 I expect to hear / hearing from the company shortly. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1 I remember (meet) him when I was in London. 2 We stopped (have) a coffee earlier. 3 I won’t forget (e-mail) you his address. 4 We tried (take) the motorway before but it didn’t save time. 5 Did you remember (switch off) the oven? Everyday English 3 Complete the sentences with the words in the box. in   at   looks   with   looks like 1 The man the back is my uncle. 2 My sister is the girl the long, black hair. 3 The woman the stripy top is my mum. 4 Your dad nice. 5 That building our house. Total /15
  2. 2. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Choose the correct answers. 1 It stopped / was stopping raining at 6.00 p.m. 2 While I cooked dinner I had listened / listened to some music. 3 When I got home Jan watched / was watching TV. 4 Yesterday he got up and had / was having a shower. 5 It was snowing / snowed so we decided to make snowmen. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in the box. finish   interview   buy   eat   check 1 Dave a new employee when I arrived at work this morning. 2 After I the post I replied to some e-mails. 3 My secretary went out at 11.00 a.m. and us some cakes. 4 The phone rang while I one of the cakes! 5 I phoned back when I the cake! Vocabulary 3 Complete the sentences with the words in the box. upset   disappointed   homesick   delighted fed up 1 When I lived abroad I was very at first. 2 I was really with the terrible weather. It rained all weekend. 3 When I opened the present I was . It was exactly what I wanted. 4 When I heard about the accident I was . 5 I was sure I’d get the job. When I didn’t I was quite . Total /15 Grammar 1 Put the words into the correct order to form sentences. 1 used cartoons to watch He . 2 take use bus to you the Did ? 3 didn’t playing I to football use like . 4 to They that used in street live. 5 holiday Did use abroad go on to you ? 2 Complete the sentences. Use the affirmative or negative form of used to and the verbs in brackets. 1 He (eat) meat but now he’s a vegetarian. 2 She (be) thin, but now she is. 3 They (live) in the city, but they’ve moved to the country. 4 We (study) French but we don’t anymore. 5 I (exercise) regularly but now I jog every day. Everyday English 3 Complete the phrases with How or What. 1 fantastic! 2 a shame! 3 a difficult question! 4 exciting! 5 interesting! Total /15 2 2
  3. 3. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with who, where or which. 1 That’s the teacher helped me with my English. 2 That’s the shop I used to buy my clothes when I was younger. 3 She is the person makes all the calls. 4 I’ve just bought a new gadget tells you when you need to buy more milk. 5 There’s the park we played as children. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct relative pronouns and the phrases in the box. you can see plays    people who are ill go works on a building site comes from cows    grows crops 1 A hospital is a place . 2 A labourer is a person . 3 A farmer is a person . 4 A theatre is a place . 5 Milk is a drink . Vocabulary 3 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 Could you the phone please? I’m busy at the moment. 2 Do you prefer working on your or with other people? 3 Bob is now in of the whole department. 4 Sometimes it’s good to some manual work and give your brain a rest. 5 It’s Sandy’s job to clients. She’s our receptionist. Total /15 Grammar 1 Choose the correct answers. 1 The song, who / which he wrote in ten minutes, made millions. 2 The girl, whose / who was ten, was his cousin. 3 The new shopping centre, where / which took two years to build, is excellent. 4 His car, which / who was new, broke down. 5 The actor, whose / who films include The Night Watchman and Nemesis, is really talented. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 The man _______ spoke to him at the conference was the director. 2 My new dress, _______ my boyfriend hated, cost £100. 3 The woman, _______ dog was stolen, was interviewed on TV. 4 The park, _______ we often played football, has been redeveloped. 5 This computer, _______ has the latest software, cost me a fortune. Everyday English 3 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 How did you out about the job? A  find B  look 2 I saw your in the newspaper. A  interviewer B  advert 3 Why do you think you’re the person for the job? A  first B  right 4 Thanks for in. A  being B  coming 5 We’ll be in soon. A  letter B  touch Total /15 3 3
  4. 4. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Use the words to make sentences and questions. 1 I/already see/the film. 2 I/known/Terry/since we were children. 3 you/go/to the concert last summer? 4 How long/you/have/a driving licence? 5 She/be born/in 1990. 2 Complete the sentences with the past simple or present perfect form of the verbs in brackets. 1 I (see) Matt yesterday. 2 I’m sorry I (finish) yet. 3 (speak) to Dan since the party? 4 We (go) to London together last week. 5 I (start) learning English two years ago. Vocabulary 3 Decide if these parts of the body are found on the head (H), the leg (L) or the arm (A). 1 heel 2 scalp 3 wrist 4 lip 5 ankle Total /15 Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with the correct present perfect simple or present perfect continuous form of the verbs in brackets. 1 She’s tired. She (work) all day. 2 She’s angry. She (have) an argument with her sister. 3 She’s got a headache. She (surf) the Internet for hours. 4 She’s in a bad mood. She (have) a bad day. 5 Her back hurts. She (lift) a lot of heavy boxes today. 6 She’s fed up. She (wait) ages for a phone call. 7 She’s relieved. She (pass) all her exams. 8 She’s hungry. She (not eat) all day. 9 She’s lucky. She (find) £30. 10 She’s happy. She (finish) all her work. Everyday English 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 What I do for you? A can B  could 2 I haven’t very well. A felt B  been feeling 3 You go to bed. A should B  would 4 I’ll some tablets. A instruct B  prescribe 5 It should up in a couple of days. A repair B  clear Total /15 4 4
  5. 5. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Look at the words in brackets and complete the sentences with will, won’t, may or might not. 1 In the future we use robots in our daily lives. (perhaps) 2 Scientists say that we need different sources of energy. (100% certain) 3 I get a job when I finish school. I want to earn some money. (100% certain) 4 I come to the party. I’m feeling quite tired at the moment. (perhaps) 5 He finish the work this evening. He’s only done one page. (100% certain) 2 Match the sentence beginnings (1–5) with the endings (A–E). 1 If we fly less, 2 If we don’t protect endangered species, 3 If they give us a lift, 4 If we use up all the oil, 5 If we build smaller houses, A we won’t be late. B it will cut down on pollution. C more people will have homes. D they may become extinct. E we’ll have to find other sources of energy. Vocabulary 3 Complete the text with the words in the box. blog   download   log   e-mails   broadband When I get home from school I immediately 1 onto my computer and answer my 2 . We’ve got 3 so it’s really fast. Then I write my 4 for the day and I might 5 some music too. Total /15 Grammar 1 Complete the text with the correct future perfect or future continuous form of the verbs in brackets. In 30 years time we 1 (live) inland because by then the sea levels 2 (rise) and 3 (flood) towns on the coasts! None of us 4 (drive) big cars because we 5 (use) up all the oil and we 6 (not develop) other ways of creating energy. We 7 (wear) thinner clothes because the temperatures 8 (increase) a lot by then. Everyone 9 (work) from home and all of us 10 (learn) to swim because there will be water everywhere! Everyday English 2 Complete the sentences with the words in the box. afraid   don’t   fancy   kind   maybe 1 Do you going out tonight? 2 It’s of you to ask but I already have plans. 3 we could meet up at the weekend? 4 I’m I can’t. I’ll be in London. 5 Why we have a meal next week then? Total /15 5 5
  6. 6. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Choose the correct answers. 1 It must / can’t have rained in the night. The lawn is wet. 2 We must / might have missed the turning. I’m not sure but I think we’ve gone too far along this road. 3 He must / can’t have got the job. He hasn’t got any experience. 4 He must / can’t have phoned while we were out. There’s no record of a call. 5 I must / might have left your essay in the library. I’m so sorry. 2 Complete the sentences with said or told. 1 I him I would help him with the exercise. 2 He that the questions were really difficult for him. 3 He that he had been trying to answer the questions all afternoon. 4 I him I had answered the first three. 5 He me that he knew the answer to the last one. Vocabulary 3 Decide whether these can be found in the garden (G) or the house (H). 1 rug 2 flowerbed 3 basin 4 patio 5 fireplace Total /15 Grammar 1 Complete the reported questions with the correct pronouns. 1 She asked if I wanted anything. 2 Kate asked when he would be back. 3 Joe asked if she could help him. 4 She asked if we had finished. 5 He asked where they were going. 2 Put the words in the correct order to make reported questions. 1 party asked her I to the come to 2 asked music rap if She liked Pete he 3 She to early why asked I leave wanted me 4 had him Jack bag found if asked his he 5 when up him pick we would asked Tom us Everyday English 3 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 What we do tonight? A  shall B  will 2 I’m not in the . A  feeling B  mood 3 There’s nothing watching on TV. A  worth B  good 4 We could have a meal . A  otherwise B  instead 5 OK, you’ve me. A  persuaded B  pushed Total /15 6 6
  7. 7. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with the, more or most. 1 I drive slowly than you do! 2 He’s fastest runner in the school. 3 Who writes the clearly in the class? 4 This is interesting than the programme yesterday. 5 It’s best book I’ve ever read. 2 Rewrite the sentences in exercise 1, so that they mean the opposite. 1 2 3 4 5 Vocabulary 3 Choose the correct answers. 1 I fell back / out with my brother last week. 2 She doesn’t get on / in well with her sister. 3 Jack is going off / out with Maria at the moment. 4 His mum lets him get out / away with a lot these days! 5 Larry got on / back together with Sue last week. Total /15 Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with I wish (or If only) and I’d rather. 1 I lived in the USA! 2 I don’t like Mondays. it was Friday. 3 This is difficult! I was better at maths. 4 I don’t want this apple. have chocolate. 5 I had my own room! 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 If only you the same films as me! A  liked B  would like 2 If he to London I would go with him. A  would move B  moved 3 I wish he have long hair. A  didn’t B  wouldn’t 4 I’d rather you compare your answers. A  didn’t B  wouldn’t 5 My mum be pleased if I passed the test. A  had B  would Everyday English 3 Put the words in the correct order to make sentences and questions. Add the correct punctuation where necessary. 1 are Susan me Excuse you aren’t you ? 2 meet pleased I’m you to . 3 any got you Have hobbies ? 4 I’ll around see sure I’m you . 5 to better I’d back work get . Total /15 7 7
  8. 8. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with the correct passive form of the verbs in brackets. 1 We (delay) by a long traffic jam on our way here today. 2 The letter (post) two days ago. 3 When they arrive they (drive) across town in a limousine. 4 The new song (record) at Abbey Road today. 5 The photos (take) before they moved to America. 6 The book (write) by Charles Dickens. 7 Your passport (check) at passport control. 8 The programme (broadcast) when the power failed. 9 The criminal (identify) by two witnesses last week. 10 The new park (open) by the Queen next Saturday. Vocabulary 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 We waited for the train on four. 2 Is there a direct train to Edinburgh? I don’t want to . 3 The accident caused a long on the motorway. 4 We had a terrible holiday because the airline lost all our . 5 We at 4.30 p.m. but we didn’t get off the plane for an hour. Total /15 Grammar 1 Complete the sentences with the correct indefinite pronouns. 1 I haven’t been in my new car yet. 2 called while you were out but I don’t know who it was. 3 The teacher explained the homework but was listening! 4 I haven’t got to wear for the party tonight. 5 There’s on TV tonight. Let’s go out. 6 Did you hear during the night? 7 Let’s go on holiday really hot and sunny! 8 There’s else we can look. It’s gone. 9 is wrong. He’s not answering his phone. 10 I didn’t tell her about the weekend. Everyday English 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 I see your passport please? A  May B  Might 2 Can you me where the nearest bank is? A  tell B  telling 3 Would you helping me with these bags please? A  kind B  mind 4 Do you how long the flight is? A  knowing B  know 5 May I where you’ll be staying? A  ask B  wonder Total /15 8 8
  9. 9. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests Test 1 short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Complete the sentences using the correct form of have something done and the prompts in brackets. 1 We (the bedroom / redecorate) at the weekend. 2 We (the car / check). It was done last week. 3 We (the windows / clean) every week. 4 We (the grass / cut) while we’re away next week. 5 I (my work / check) before I send it off. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct reflexive pronouns. 1 Did you write this ? It’s very good. 2 We painted the house . 3 The owners of the restaurant serve the customers . 4 I prefer to do my accounts . 5 He delivers all the orders . Vocabulary 3 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 I had to some money from the bank to buy the car. 2 The shoes were only £10. They were a real . 3 You must never tell anyone the for your debit card. 4 The in the USA is the dollar. 5 I can’t to go on holiday this year. Maybe next year. Total /15 Grammar 1 Complete the third conditional questions using the prompts in brackets. 1 If you had seen the accident, (phone / the police)? 2 If you had needed more money, (borrow / it from your dad)? 3 If you had failed the exams, (retake / them)? 4 If you hadn’t decided to be a teacher, (be / a doctor)? 5 If you hadn’t gone to France on holiday, (go / to America)? 2 Match the sentence beginnings (1–5) and the endings (A–E). 1 If I had phoned the police, 2 If I had borrowed money from my dad, 3 If I had retaken my exams, 4 If I had studied to be a doctor, 5 If I had gone to America, A I would have passed them the second time! B I would have spent a lot more money. C I would have had to pay him back quickly. D I would have been late for work. E I would have had to train for six years. Everyday English 3 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 I you could be right. A imagine B  suppose 2 I your point but I don’t agree. A make B  take 3 I what you mean. A see B  look 4 I don’t feel about it. A hard B  strongly 5 Do you really think ? A so B  it Total /15 9 9
  10. 10. Matura Solutions Intermediate Tests short tests short tests Test 2 ✁✁ Photocopiable © Oxford University Press  Grammar 1 Combine the sentences using a participle clause. 1 I found the cat. It was hiding in a box. 2 The documentary was very interesting. It was shown last night. 3 The girl is my best friend. She’s playing the lead role. 4 The museum is beautiful to look at. It was built by J. Haynes. 5 I bought the book. It was advertised on TV. 2 Complete the text with the present or past participle form of the verbs in the box. scare   hide   write   call   build The story, 1 by J.R. Rogers, is about a criminal 2 Martin Jones. Jones, 3 in a deserted farmhouse, sees what he thinks is a ghost. 4 by the sight, he falls though the floor of the old barn. He finds himself in a tunnel 5 during the last world war. Vocabulary 3 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 My dad bought my brother a drum for his birthday. 2 The youth orchestra is playing at the concert next week. 3 My cousin used to work as a stage in the theatre. 4 I think performance is very exciting to see. 5 The abstract sold for over a million pounds. Total /15 Grammar 1 Choose the correct answers. 1 Most / Any of the film was good. 2 None / Every of the children liked the cake! 3 Every / All page in the book had a picture on it. 4 All / Any of us enjoyed the concert. 5 A few / A little people left before the end of the play. 6 I could understand only a little / all of the story. 7 I couldn’t eat little / much of the meal. 8 Some / Every of the paintings were by Monet. 9 Many / Much hours were spent putting the exhibition together. 10 We had any / no time to have a drink after the performance. Everyday English 2 Complete the sentences with the correct words. 1 I loved minute of it. A  every B  each 2 The actors were good. A  such B  so 3 Darcy is a wonderful dancer. A  such B  so 4 The musicians played quickly. A  such B  so 5 You come with us next time. A  need B  should Total /15 Test 110 10

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