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

Before Arthur and Mildred Watkins 1(win) 2,000,000 in the National lottery two months ago, they 2(be) just a very ordinary middle-aged couple 3(live) in a small suburb, just outside Birmingham. At that time they 4(try) 5(make) Ends meet. One day they even had their phone 6 7(not pay) the bill. Then they got a letter 8 9(win) 2,000,000.

(cut off) as they

(say) they

The couple 10(be) puzzled as they 11(never/deal) With such a sum of money. First, all their debts 12(settle up), Then they 13(buy) a large Rolls-Royce and a flat in London.

But one day they 14(visit) by a certain Mr. James Harkington. He suggested 15(put) their money in some company in Manchester. After a few weeks, they heard the company 16(go) Bankrupt and they 17(lose) their money. Harkington couldn’t 18(find) anywhere.

At the moment as the money 19 (nearly/all go), Arthur and Mildred 20 (try) to sell their flat in London. But things

21(not/look) good. ‘None of our friends 22 (want) to see us now. I 23(just/not know) what we are going to do. If we 24(be) more careful with the money, we 25(live) happily now,’ says Mildred.

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

1. Do you think I could borrow the video for the weekend? (mind)

Would the video for the weekend?

2. ‘You should go and see the doctor,’ he said to her. (advised)

He and see the doctor.

3. She started playing volleyball six months ago. (been)

She six months.

4. When I was a child, I always spent my summer holidays at my grandparents’. (to)

I my summer holidays at my grandparents’.

I can’t wait for the concert tonight. (looking)

I the concert tonight.

I can’t stand his bad behaviour any more! (fed)

I his bad behaviour!

I’m sorry I told her my secret. (regret)

I my secret.

There’s no shampoo left. (run)

We shampoo.

He was so tired that he couldn’t drive any longer. (too)

He drive any longer.

I get to work in twenty minutes. (me) It get to work.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

Total 10

3. Join two sentences to make a conditional as in the example.

She didn’t study hard. She won’t pass the exams.

If she had studied hard, she would pass the exams.

1. You didn’t wake me up. Now I’m late for my appointment.

2. She isn’t well-qualified. She didn’t get the job.

3. She didn’t take her umbrella. She got wet.

4. I don’t know them well. I won’t go to the party.

5. He isn’t at the lecture because he wasn’t told about it.

3.1. Complete the sentences.

6. If you work hard,_____________

7. If I won a lot of money,________

8. But for your help,_____________

9. If they had been more careful,

10. I would have told you earlier,

Total 10

4. Fill in the gaps.

A) I hardly ever see him these days.

B) I am good at tennis. —

C) I never knew. —

D) He’s used to getting up early. —

E) Nobody likes her acting. — _________

F) Everybody’s arrived,

G) Leave me alone,

H) I’m late again,

I) Let’s have a drink,

J) Nobody likes him,

We.

He.

I.

I.

I.

Total 10

5. Fill in the gaps with ONE word only.

1 The gold rush, Sam Brannan became one of the 2

Successful businessmen in California. He arrived 3 California in

1846. 4 Arrival there he recognized a gap in the market and started

Business selling picks, shovels and pans.

Intention of digging for gold! Having cornered the

His 5′

He had 6

Market, he ended 7 With a lot 8 Gold than the person who

Had to dig for it. This was the man who keenly understood the laws of supply and 9. A metal pan that sold for twenty cents a 10 Days earlier, was now available from Brannan for fifteen dollars. 11 Just nine weeks he 12$36,000. He became 13 First gold rush

Millionaire within a few years.

14 The end, though, Sam Brannan lost his fortune and his health,

As 15 Many of those who first benefited 16 The gold rush.

Alcoholism finally led to his downfall, and California’s first millionaire died an unnoticed 17 .

6. Fill in the correct word derived from the words in brackets.

(differ). For

(meditate)

The only thing that conventional and alternative medicine have in common is the fact that they are both ways of treating ailments. However, the methods of 1(treat) are completely 2 Example, conventional medicine treats allergies, 3(infect), Insomnia etc. by using antibiotics or 4(vary) drugs, while alternative medicine concentrates not just on this symptoms, but on the body as a whole, becoming 5(health). This is done by training the body’s energy to trouble spots using a system of 6 Exercises. Conventional medicine is, however, more 7(suit) For dealing with broken bones and 8(correct) surgery, such as 9(straight) a broken nose or 10(build) a shattered leg.

Total 10

7. There are 13 words which shouldn’t be in the sentences. Find them. There can be only one in each line. Some lines are correct.

One evening after dinner, as the sun was set across the sea, Marlow began telling to us one of his stories about his life as like a sailor. In the fading light he pointed to a long jagged scar on his own strong arm, and said: ‘I was being working on a passenger steamer in South China, in shark infested waters, when the ship hit a reef, which tore a great hole in the side. The water it began to rush in through the hole, and all of the crew realized that we had had to get the passengers off quickly, before the ship was sank. We lowered the lifeboats over the side, and helped the people into them. At the last, everyone was safe, except one woman who was too many scared to leave the ship. I had to go and fetch her because of the ship was just about to go down. She held on to my neck, and we jumped into the sea. Just at that moment a shark attacked to us! I tried hard to fight it off, but it managed to bite this hole in my arm. In the end one of the sailors shot it, and we were been saved.’

1___

2

3 ___

4

5

6 ___

7

8

9 ___

10 ___

11 ___

12 ___

13 ___

14 ___

15 ___

16 ___

17 ___

18 ___

Total 13

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