1 Read the Classified advertisements below. Choose which section in the box below each advertisement should appear in.
0 BMX Bicycle 2004, unwanted gift, to swap for Robbie Williams books, magazines, CDs, DVDs.
1 Congratulations Bobby, now you are fifteen. Have a great day!_____________________
2 Henrietta Jackson, 3.2k, arrived at 22.30 Thursday 24th May. Mother and child doing fine. A new sister for Ben!___________________________
3 Small grey Pekinese ran away in Fullard Park. Answers to the name Colin, Reward to finder. Ring 669017____________________________
4 Learn to scuba dive in 9 easy lessons! No experience necessary. Fullard College Monday & Friday 7.30pm.___________________________
5 Small, cheap room. No meals. Would suit student. ?50 p.w._____________________________
6 Attractive , professional woman in mid-30s, would like to meet young man with Ferrari or similar. For exciting drives and maybe more. Phone 5592231._______________________________
7 CARR | PINTER On Saturday 23rd June John Carr, son of George Carr will marry Sally Pinter at St Benedict’s Church, Fullard at 3.pm.________________________________
8 Exercise bicycle , hardly used. ?55 o.n.o. Call 0355921 evenings._________________________
9 Leather handbag containing prawn and rocket sandwich and documents found near the bus station in Fullard Park on Friday morning. Contact Anne at 07732-67755412 ____________________________
10 MAURICE PETERS passed away peacefully in his sleep Thursday 19th. No flowers.
2 Underline the correct verb form in these sentences.
0 I ____________ for you for two hours!
a) am waiting b) have been waiting c) wait
1 She ____________ to London every Monday.
a) is going b) goes c) has gone
2 Please stop the noise. You ____________ those drums for two hours.
a) ‘ve played b) ‘ve been playing c) were playing
3 She ____________ more than twenty books before she died.
a) has written b) wrote c) was writing
4 David ____________ John when he was travelling to London.
a) has seen b) was seen c) saw
5 The rich man ____________ his portrait by a famous artist.
a) had / painted b) has / paints c) was / painting
6 I can’t tell you about their new house because I ____________ it
a) ‘ve never seen b) ’d never seen c) was never see
7 I ____________ in a small flat before I got married.
a) used to live b) would live c) am living
8 Before I got married I ____________ every evening with my friends at the pub.
a) have spent b) would spend c) am spending
9 Hamlet ____________ by William Shakespeare.
a) wrote b) had written c) was written
10 The tests ____________ by the teacher.
a) was marked b) have marked c) were marked
3 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word in brackets.
0 You look miserable. Why are you _____ unhappy _____? (HAPPY)
1 My leg was so bad I was ________________ to complete the journey. (ABLE)
2 She had three ________________ years as an oboe player. (SUCCESS)
3 There was a lot of ________________ after the old Queen died. (SAD)
4 I need to see your passport or some other form of ________________. (IDENTITY)
5 Xavier did a wonderful ________________ of an old French poem. (TRANSLATE)
6 Where is your ________________? On your left leg or your right? (INJURE)
7 The body in the snow was completely ________________. (FREEZE)
8 Used cars might be quite old and not very ________________. (EXPENSE)
9 I can’t play the piano at all but my brother plays very ________________. (GOOD)
10 My test results were bad but his results were even ________________. (BAD)
4 Choose the best alternative from the three provided. Circle the correct answer.
1 Have you ever been to ______ Republic of Ireland?
2 No wonder you failed your geography test if you placed ______ Rocky Mountains in Italy.
3 The capital of Estonia is ______ Tallin.
4 I think more taxes should be introduced for ______ rich.
5 Tom saw ______ leopard on his trip to Asia last year.
a) – b) a c) the
6 ______ Mediterranean Sea is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Strait of Gibraltar.
5 Match the words from two columns to form compound words.
0 luxurious a) ingredients