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

Do you know anyone who 1(meet) a famous person? I do. A woman I 2(meet) last night at a party said she 3(be) a close friend of Madonna’s. At first I didn’t believe her, but when she started giving me details I began 4(suspect) she might 5(tell) the truth. She could describe the house where Madonna 6(live), she knew all the (ever/go out) with and so on.

Men Madonna 7

I 8 (surprise) by the effect her stories had on the public. All the guests, who until then 9(dance and chat), gathered around her as soon as she mentioned Madonna’s name and did nothing but 10(listen) to her for the rest of the evening. 11(Look) At the woman more carefully, I noticed she 12(be) very plain and ordinary, the type that nobody 13(notice) otherwise. This made me 14(think). Maybe she was neither a friend of Madonna’s nor a fan, but this was just a technique she used to attract the interest she couldn’t 15(get) in any other way.

Total 15

2. Choose the best way of expressing future actions in the following sentences.

Pres. Cont. Pres. Simple Will Future Cont. Future Perfect (Cont.) to be to to be going to to be due to to be about to might to be (un)likely to

To be going to might

A)

B)

Have you arranged where and when to meet? — Yes, we 1 (meet) at 6:30 at the entrance of the theatre. The play 2 (start) at 7.

She hasn’t been studying for her exam at all! She 3 It.

(pass)

C)

D)

E)

F)

What 4 You(do) after leaving school? — I don’t know,

I 5(go) to university or start working.

I can’t say when we 6(meet) again. But if this day ever 7(come), we 8(be) together till the end of our lives.

We 9(live) here for ten years next May.

Hurry up! The train 10(start)!

G) Don’t phone too early — I 11(put) the baby to bed.

H) She 12(have) a baby in a week.

Total 12

3. Fill in the gaps with an appropriate article.

Half Moon ___ beach. weather — it’s like being in 7 Other day we went jet­beautiful place, I just don’t

.„Greetings from 1 Sunny Bahamas! I’m staying at 2

Hotel. 3 And what 5 Paradise! 8 Skiing — it was fantastic! This is such 10 Want to leave!

Service is excellent and the hotel is right on 4

__ beach, what 6

__ sand is white and very soft. 9

Total 10

4. Turn sentences 1—5 into Reported speech (think of an appropriate reporting verb, Don’t use said, told, asked) and 6—10 into Direct Speech.

1) ‘I’m the fastest runner in the school,’ Paul said.

2) ‘I’ll phone you every week while I’m away,’ she said to him.

3) ‘Don’t forget to water the plants,’ Mum said to me.

4) ‘Would you like to come to my party?’ she said to him.

5) ‘Please, please, help me!’ she said to him.

6) The man demanded to speak to his lawyer.

7) Simon denied having damaged the car.

8) He wondered about her plans for the weekend.

9) She advised me to see a professional.

10) Edward complained that the children were always disturbing him.

Total 10

5. Put in the right preposition or particle.

A)

B)

Two years 2

His crime.

C)

He was sentenced 1 Two years 2 Prison 3

Jane went 4 5 Pneumonia, but the doctor treated her 6

Flu. He prescribed her some medicine but she is allergic 7 Been 8

She’s very good 9 Want to do.

Work for 3 weeks already.

Talking people 10

It. She’s

Doing things they don’t

Total 10

6. Open the brackets and use the verb in the right form of the Infinitive or Gerund.

A) It was kind of him _

B) There is no point in

(help) me tidy the house.

(get) angry with him. It’s not his fault.

C)

D)

E)

F)

G)

H)

I)

J)

He regretted(sell) the house. He admitted to (steal) the car.

She’s got a headache. She claims morning.

There was nothing to do but exam.

I wish I could afford

He hopes

(work) on the computer all

(wait) for the results of the

(employ) a cleaner.

(offer) promotion.

She is believed(kidnap).

If you walk into the road without looking, you risk by a car.

(knock down)

Total 10

7. Rewrite sentences 1—5 in the passive (omit the agent where possible) and 6—10 in the Active Voice.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

Grandfather is going to tell the children a story.

I don’t like people laughing at me.

They are raising money for the baby’s operation in America.

They made him confess to the robbery.

Everyone knows she is a successful businesswoman.

He likes being given presents.

The bill must be paid immediately.

Many interesting books have been published by the company this year.

This letter must have been sent by Jack.

10. Having been stung by bees, she has no love of insects.

Total 10

8. Translate from Russian into English paying special attention to the modal verb you use instead of the bolded words and the form of infinitive after it.

A)

B)

C)

D)

E)

Тебе Стоило Поговорить с ней. Возможно, Она помогла бы тебе. Те­перь тебе Придется Выкарабкиваться самому.

Не может быть, Что он работает в этой компании. Тебе, Скорей все­го, Наврали.

Ему Суждено было Стать военным, все мужчины в их роду служили в армии.

С заключенными Запрещается Разговаривать на иностранном языке.

Неужели Никто не заметил, как он вышел из комнаты?

9. Translate the following sentences into English.

A)

B)

C)

D)

E)

F)

G)

H)

I)

J)

Если бы я только знал ответ на этот вопрос!

Я дам тебе денег в долг, но только если ты вернешь мне их через две недели.

На твоем месте я бы сдался в полицию.

Когда же он перестанет заваливать меня работой!

Да, зря я не подготовился к экзамену.

Если бы «Титаник» не врезался в айсберг, он бы не потонул.

Дети, пора спать!

Да, если бы он сделал мне тогда предложение, сейчас бы мы были вместе.

Был бы ты поумнее, не стал бы шляться вчера с кем попало!

Нам бы лучше сократить наши расходы, тогда и на летний отдых хватит.

10. Multiple choice.

1. She____________

Improvement.

A) had lied b) had lain

2. Don’t move,?

A) shall you b) do you

3. These modern buildings are so

A) impressed b) impressing

4.I cannot swim. —

A) So do I

Ill for three

Weeks before

C) had laid

C) will you

5.

A) No one

There was any sign of

!

C) impressful

D) was laying

D) don’t you

D) impressive

B) Neither can I

C) Neither do I of them seemed to like my joke.

B) Any c) Much

D) So can I

D) None

Total 5

Total 82 (+Rus)

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