1. Open the brackets and use the verb in the required form.

Jane and Andy 1(wait) at the airport in Cape Town for their flight 2(announce). They 3(be) on honeymoon in South Africa for four weeks. They 4

(not wait) long when their flight

5(announce): ‘Flight BA 207 to London 6(leave) in one hour. The passengers 7(ask) to wait for the board at Gate 4.’ While 8(make) their way to Gate 4, Jane and Andy heard another flight 9(announce): ‘Flight D 234 to New York 10(delay) Due to a technical fault. The flight 11(board) in half an hour at Gate 5.’ ‘I hope,’ said Jane, ’people 12(not get) confused. What 13(happen) if someone 14 ‘That’s impossible as all boarding cards 15(check) before anyone 16(allow) to board the plane,’ replied Andy.

(get) on the wrong flight?’

17(wait) for an hour at Gate 4, Jane and Andy still 18 (not board) their plane. Finally the boarding on their flight 19

(announce). ‘We 20(wait) at this airport for nearly three hours by the time our plane 21(take off).’ Jane and Andy 22 (hardly/fasten) their seat belts when they heard the pilot 23 (welcome) them to the flight D 234 to New York. Fortunately the engines 24(not start) yet and Jane and Andy 25(lead) to their flight to London. If the plane 26(take off), they 27(fly) To New York.

‘Phew! I 28(have) enough surprises for one day,’ said Andy, 29(fasten) his seat belt for a second time. ’This 30(not be) a very relaxing end to our holiday, 31(have) it? We need another holiday! Where 32(we/go) next year?’ ‘Well,’ said Jane, ’as we 33(have) a baby by then, I suggest that we 34(stay) At home.’ ‘Pardon? What 35(you / say)?’ whispered Andy.

Total 35

2. Fill in the gaps with a pronoun, preposition or article.

THE EIGHT-FOOT SKELETON

If you find 1_________ out late 2_________ the night, somewhere between

____ Superstition Mountains and Seventeen Palms, you may see the apparition of 4 8-foot skeleton with a lantern in its chest. 5

Ghost was first seen by Charley Arizona, a prospector 6 Digging gold in that place.

Was

It was 7 Dark night and Charley had already set up camp and was

Settling 8 For the night. Suddenly, he caught sight of a flickering

Light 9 Saw a large human skeleton with a lantern light shining through 10 Ribs. 11 Skeleton walked in a crazy fashion, as if looking 12

The distance and wondered what it was. He came closer and

Something or as if it were lost. The prospector got frightened and shot 13 It 14 A gun. 15 a second it was gone.

Total 15

3. Complete the gaps with an appropriate option from the table below.

THE TALLEST BUILDINGS — SKYSCRAPERS

Nowadays, skyscrapers can be found in most major cities of the world. A building which has many 1 Was first called a skyscraper

In the United States at the end of the 19th century, and New York has perhaps the 2 Skyscraper of them all, the Empire State

Building. The 3

Beneath the streets of New York is rock,

4 Enough to take the heaviest load without sinking, and is

Therefore well-suited to bearing the 5 Of tall buildings. In

The problem of the land of

London, on the other hand, people 6 Being too soft to build skyscrapers on. However, improved 7 Making foundations later 8 Many skyscrapers to be built there,

9 none are as high as those in the USA. These tall buildings are

10 so that millions of people can live and work in a very small

11. This is important where land is expensive, for example, in a city centre, so it is more 12 To build upwards rather than

Outwards. Also, many large companies find it more 13 To have all

Their staff in one building, 14 Easy reach of each other. People

Also imagine that the higher the skyscraper, the more successful the is. Whether or not this is true,

Company it 15 Remain popular today.

Skyscrapers still

A)

A)

3

4

5

6

A) a) a) a)

Stages

First — rate

Dirt

Hard

Weight

B)

B)

B)

B)

B)

Got away b) with

A)

A)

Methods b) enabled

B)

Steps top-class

Field

Stiff

Height

Came up

Against

Practices let

C)

C)

C) c) c) c)

C)

C)

Stories

Well-built

Ground forceful size

Stood up to

Schemes admitted

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

Levels best — known soil powerful scale went down with types agreed

9

10

11

12

A) a) a) a)

Unless obliged plot

B)

B)

B)

Financial b)

Although insisted part industrial

C) c) c) c)

Despite

Required

Section

13

14

15

A)

A)

A)

Capable at houses

B)

B)

B)

Efficient within surrounds

C)

C)

C)

Econo­mical organised inside protects

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

D)

Moreover asked

Area

Commer­cial

Skilful

On

Covers

4. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Use between two and five words including the word given.

I’m sorry I didn’t say goodbye to Jim.

Goodbye

I wish to Jim.

The Government should stop talking and start doing something about crime.

Talking

It’s time the Government _______________ doing something about crime.

Tom spent all his money and now can’t afford to take a taxi.

He

If Tom hadn’t spent all his money, to take a taxi now.

The sergeant ordered the soldier to clean the room.

That

The sergeant ordered _______

5. I wish you helped me.

You

I’d rather me.

6. You must send these letters immediately.

That

It’s urgent immediately.

7. He should be more careful. He

I wish more careful.

8. I want him to do everything on time.

That

I’d prefer on time.

9. I recommend her to take this medicine immediately.

That

I would recommend that

1.

2.

3.

4.

The room.

Immediately.

Total 9

5. Fill in the correct word derived from the one in brackets.

SAVE OUR TREE

Construction workers in Surrey have been involved in an 1(argue) Over a cherry tree. The 2(build), who have been working for several weeks on a new 3(industry) centre, have been given instructions to chop down the tree to provide 4(add) spaces in a new car park. However, the 5(reside) argue that it would only provide space for one more car. They say that it’s a 6(beauty) tree, it’s over thirty

Years old, and it’s 7

(reason) to chop it down for the sake of one car. (respond) for the project argues that the

However, the company with 8

Plans for the centre have been 9(care) drawn up. The director, Paul Ross, says, ‘The 10(important) of providing sufficient car parking spaces means that there is no 11(possible) of saving this tree.’ He added that twenty-eight new trees would eventually be planted in the area.

Total 11

6. Translate into English.

A)

B)

C)

Если бы не больной зуб, я бы ни за что не пошел к зубному.

Этого бы не случилось, если бы вы были там.

Если бы у меня была хорошо оплачиваемая работа, я бы отдыхал на море.

D)

E)

F)

G)

H)

I)

J)

K)

L)

Если я накоплю денег, я вложу их в акции.

Если бы у меня был тогда выбор, я бы сейчас не работал в этой ком­пании.

Если бы он знал адрес, он бы уже давно пришел.

Наверняка они уже спят.

Он держал дверь с другой стороны и ни за что не хотел отпускать.

Возможно, он уже доехал до Москвы.

Вряд ли мы переедем в ближайшем будущем.

Не может быть, что они уже встречаются полгода!

Неужели он не сдал экзамен?

M) Договор должен был быть подписан в пятницу, но наши партнеры не явились.

N) Разве ему приходится заниматься тяжелой работой?

O) Мне войти или подождать за дверью?

Total 15

Total 100

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