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Progress Test 2

Progress Test 2

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 PROGRESS TEST 2
1. Put each verb in brackets into an appropriate form.Employees protesting at the planned closure of the Magnet electronics factory have begun a protest outside the factory in Brook Road. It (1) ……………………(reveal) lastweek that production at the factory, where over 3000 local people (2) …………………(employ), (3) ……………………….(transfer) to the Magnet plant in Luton next month.`Why (4) ……………………(we not inform) about this earlier? We (5)……………………….(only tell) about this two days ago, ` said Marjory Calder,representing the workforce. `It`s about time companies such as this (6) ……………….(start) thinking about how local communities (7) ……………………….(affect) by their  policies. Most people here are buying houses. How (8) ………………………( their mortgage payments keep up)? And how are we going to find jobs? I wish I (9)…………………..(know).` Reg Reynolds of Magnet (10) …………………….(ask) what(11) …………………….(do) to help those who (12) ………………………(make)redundant. `The majority of our employees (13) ………………………(offer) work at our  plant in Luton,` he told our reporter, `and every effort (14) ……………………(make)over the past month to offer early retirement to those who qualify`. When he (15)………………………..(question) about why the workers (16) …………….………………(not tell) about the closure earlier, he revealed that the company (17)…………………(promise) a government loan to keep the factory open, but that at thelast minute it (18) …………………..(decide) not to provide the loan after all. `So don`t blame the company, we`ve done our best.` Local MP Brenda Stone (19) …………….(ask) to raise the matter in the House of Commons, and told us that the letter (20)…………………….(send) to the Minister responsible within the next few days.2. Rewrite each sentence, beginning as shown, so that the meaning stays the same.a) It is thought that the prisoner was recaptured while drinking in a pub.The prisoner ………………………………………………………………. b) Someone broke into John`s flat last week.John …………………………………………………………………………1
 
c) Please don`t turn on the radio.I`d rather you ……………………………………………………………….d) The wind was bending the young tree to the ground.The young tree ………………………………………………………………e) If you missed the first half, you can`t really say you understood the film.Unless ……………………………………………………………………….f) Everyone believed that the house had been sold.The house ……………………………………………………………………g) What would you do if you lost your job?Supposing ……………………………………………………………………h) When we have finished building the house, we`ll plan the garden.After the house ……………………………………………………………….i) It`s a pity I am going to work tomorrow.I wish …………………………………………………………………………. j) The living-room hasn`t been painted for two years.We ……………………………………………………………………………..3. Complete each sentence with a suitable word or phrase.a) I don`t like this restaurant, I wish we had ……………………….to the `Taj Mahal`. b) It`s time ………………………………………done about this problem.c) The late Prime Minister is said …………………………..difficult to work with.d) That was lucky! If I …………….this bus, I ………………………….met you.e) Your order …………………………………….with at the moment.f) But for Pauline, I ……………………………………….passed the exam.g) All dishes …………………………………………with French fries and a green salad.h) It is absolutely ………………………………….you cash this cheque tomorrow.i) Jim is being …………………………………………the police station. j) If I were …………………………………where the treasure is, what would you do?4. Rewrite each sentence so that it contains the word in capitals, and so that themeaning stays the same.2
 
a) Everyone thought the book was written by the princess herself.HAVE……………………………………………………………………………. b) I can`t lift this table on my own.UNLESS…………………………………………………………………………….c) I won`t stay in this job, not even for double the salary.IF…………………………………………………………………………….d) The coins are believed to have been buried for safe-keeping.IT…………………………………………………………………………….e) If you insist on eating so fast, of course you get indigestion.WILL…………………………………………………………………………….f) It`s a pity you aren`t going to Ann`s party.WISH…………………………………………………………………………….g) Someone punched Sam in the face at a football match.GOT…………………………………………………………………………….h) If you found the missing money, what would you do?WERE…………………………………………………………………………….i) They suspended Jackson for the next two matches.BANNED……………………………………………………………………………. j) Please come this way, and I`ll sell if Mr. Francis is in.WILL…………………………………………………………………………….5. Put each verb in brackets into an appropriate tense.a) The second film we saw …………………….(direct) by Howard Hughes. b) If I …………….(know) that you …………….(arrive) on that train, I …………(come)to meet you.c) I wish you …………..(not eat) all the food! I`m hungry!d) Be careful! If you ………………..(tease) the cat it …………….(scratch) you!e) Thanks very much! If you …………….(not help) me, we …………….(not finish) thework so quickly.f) Hurry up, or all the best seats ………………….(take).g) What a shame that it ………………..(decide) to cancel the school play!3

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