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4 2 8 .0 0 7 6
C 9 6 7 C
2 0 0 7
Test 6
3 3
A re
th e re
a n y s p e c ia l
tim e s
I s h o u ld
u s e
th e ?
2 2
A d je c tiv e s
a n d
a d v e rb s
4 0
3
N oun
o r a d je c tiv e ?
4 1
4
V erb confusion
1 - courses
a n d
s tu d y
4 2
5
V erb confusion
2 - d e s c rib in g
c h a rts
a n d
fig u re s
6
Verb confusion
3 - m oney
a n d
p ro b le m s
4 6
7
N oun
c o n fu s io n
1 - m oney
a n d
w ork
4 7
1 9
H ow
d o
I m ake
a verb
p a s s iv e ?
2 0
W hen
d o I u s e th e
p a s s iv e ?
2 1
W hat is register?
3 7
est 7
3 8
est 8
4 3
est 9
4 8
3 6
3 5
4 5
1
Tick the correct sentence
in e a c h p a ir.
1
a
I n
th e
U S A
th is
s itu a tio n
is to ta lly
d iffe re n t
b
I n
U S A
th is
s itu a tio n
is to ta lly
d iffe re n t
2
a
T h e
ta b le
show s
num ber
O tp e o p le
w o r k in g
in B ritain
in 1 9 7 6 .
b
T h e
ta b le
show s
th e
num ber
o r
p e o p le
w o r k in g
in B rita in
in 1 9 7 6 .
W e use
th e
\u2022
w ith
c o u n trie s
o r p la c e s
w here
th e
nam e
refers to
a g ro u p
o f is la n d s
or states:
th e
U n ite d
S ta te s , th e M id d le
E a s t, th e U n ite d
Arab Em irates,
the UK
\u2022
w ith
s u p e rla tiv e s :
th e b e s t, th e lo n g e s t, th e h ig h e s t
\u2022
w ith
c a rd in a l
num bers:
th e first,
th e s e c o n d , th e th ir d
\u2022
w hen
th e re
is o n ly
o n e
in th e w o rld :
th e e n v ir o n m e n t,
th e in te r n e t,
th e s u n
\u2022
to refer to the
o n ly
o n e
in th is p a rtic u la r
a re a :
th e g o v e r n m e n t,
th e p o lic e , th e r iv e r
\u2022
in the
p h ra s e :
th e s a m e
a s
W e d o n 't u s e
th e
\u2022
w ith
a single
c o u n try
o r p la c e :A m erica,
E n g la n d ,
C h in a
\u2022
to ta lk a b o u t
s o m e th in g
in g e n e ra l. W e u s e
th e
p lu ra l if w e a re ta lk in g
a b o u t
s o m e th in g
in g e n e ra l;
we use
th eto id e n tify
o n e
s p e c ific
e x a m p le .
C om pare:
P e o p le
w ith
r e a d in g
d iffic u ltie s
o fte n
have problems
w ith
num bers.
The number
e ig h t is c o n s id e r e d
lu c k y
in som e
c o u n tr ie s .
8
N oun
c o n fu s io n
2 - a d v e rtis in g ,
tra v e l
a n d
y o u n g
p e o p le
9
W hen
do I need
to use
a n
a p o s tro p h e ?
5 1
0
C om m on
s p e llin g
e rro rs
5 2
e s t
1 0
5 3
5 0
2
C o rre c t th e
m is ta k e b e lo w .
Y o u r h a irs ty le
i s
a s th e
to ta l fig u re fo r 1 9 8 2 .(sam e)
th a n
in m y c o u n try .
(U S A )
in c re a s e
o c c u rre d
i n
1 9 9 9 .(g r e a te s t)
at a speed
o f 3 ,7 0 0
nsw er
k e y
5 5
3
C o m p le te th e s e n te n c e s b e lo w u s in g th e w o rd s in b ra c k e ts . D e c id e w h e th e r
or not
to u s eth e , o r w h e th e r
to use the plural.
1
T h e m a in
a d v a n ta g e
o f
is that
it g iv e s u s a c c e s s
t o
in fo rm a tio n
fro m
a ll o v e r th e w o rld .
(in te r n e t)
2
M y fa th e r
has fished
i n
a ll o v e r A u s tra lia .
( r iv e r )
3
L ife in
is v e ry d iffe re n t
fro m
life in m y c o u n try .
(A m erica)
4
A c c o rd in g
to the
g ra p h ,
o f p e o p le
m o v in g
in to
th e
c ity e a c h
year has m ore
th a n
d o u b le d .
(num ber)
5
T h e to ta l fig u re fo r 1 9 7 6 w a s
6
O b esity
is m u c h
m ore
com m on
i n
7
T he
g ra p h
shows that
8
tra v e ls
a ro u n d
k ilo m e tre s
per hour.
(moon, earth)
5
S in g u la r
o r p lu r a l?
W h ic h
n o u n s
d o n 't
h a v e
a
p lu ra l
fo rm ?
1
Tick the
c o rre c t
s e n te n c e
i n
e a c h
p a ir.
1
a
T h e re a re s e v e ra l p ro b le m w ith
th is id e a ,
b
T h e re a re s e v e ra l p ro b le m s w ith
th is id e a ,
2
a
M a n y c h a rity
o r g a n is a tio n s
p r o v id e
a g r e a t d e a l o f h e lp ,
b
M a n y c h a rity
o r g a n is a tio n
p ro v id e s a g re a t d e a l o f
If y o u u se
a p lu ra l
n o u n ,
you m ust
u se
a p lu ra l v e rb . T h e v e rb
m ust
'a g re e ' w ith
th e
n o u n :
I n
m yc o u n tr y
th e r e
are very few
c a r s th a t u s e le a d e d p e tr o l.
(p lu ra l v e rb
+p lu ra l
n o u n )
I lik e s tu d y in g
d u r in g
th e d a y b u t m y fr ie n d
p r e fe r s
s tu d y in g
a t n ig h t.
(s in g u la r
n o u n
+
s in g u la r
v e rb )
W e use
a p lu ra l
n o u n
w ith :
\u2022
p lu ra l v e rb s :are, w ere, have, do, play, e tc .:There are a lot of books
o n
th e ta b le .
\u2022
num bers
g re a te r
th a n
o n e :30 cars, 100 students
\u2022
m a n y : It is a n n o y in g
th a t s o m a n y
buses drive
past because
th e y a r e fu ll.
\u2022
th e n u m b e r
o f
The number
of buses
on our roads has
in c r e a s e d
each year.
- ( : {N o t e t h a t w e u s e
a p lu ra l
n o u n
b u t a s in g u la r
v e rb
a fte r
th e n u m b e r
o f
W e use
a s in g u la r
n o u n
w ith :
\u2022
s in g u la r
v e rb s :
is, w as, has, does, plays,e tc .: There is only
one bedroom
i n
th e fia t.
\u2022
a /a n
o rone: a car,one student
- ( : {N o t e t h a t
som e
n o u n s
c a n
lo o k p lu ra l b u t a re s in g u la r
(n e w s , m a th e m a tic s )
a n d
som e
n o u n s
h a v e
a different
fo rm
in th e p lu ra l
(c h ild r e n ,
m en,
w om en,
p e o p le ).
1
Tick the
c o rre c t
s e n te n c e
in e a c h
p a ir.
1
a
I d o n 't h a v e m a n y tim e to
c o m p le te m y a s s ig n m e n t
b
I d o n 't h a v e m u c h tim e to
c o m p le te m y a s s ig n m e n t
2
a
W h e n I d id a s e a rc h o n m y c o m p u te r. I c o u ld o n ly rin d a fe w
in ro rm a tio n s
a b o u t th e to p ic .
b
W h e n I d id a s e a r c h o n m y c o m p u te r . I c o u ld o n ly r in d a little
in ro rm a tio n a b o u t
th e
Som e
n o u n s
in English
a re 'u n c o u n ta b le '.
T h is m e a n s
th e y
d o
not have
a p lu ra l
fo rm .
Som e
com m on
u n c o u n ta b le
n o u n s
a re :a d v ic e , a d v e r tis in g ,
fo o d , fu r n itu r e ,
g a r b a g e ,
in fo r m a tio n ,
k n o w le d g e ,
m oney,
s h o p p in g ,
tim e , tr a ffic , tr a v e l.
W ith
u n c o u n ta b le
n o u n s ,
y o u
m ust
u s e :
\u2022
th e
s in g u la r
fo rm :fo o d ,
in fo r m a tio n ,
m oney
\u2022
a little
/am ount
of/ m uch
/som e: H ow
m uch
m oney
do you
h a v e ?
The am ount
of traffic
o n
th e r o a d s is in c r e a s in g
each year.
\u2022
a s in g u la r
v e rb :
There was already
a little furniture
in th e fia t.
If a n o u n
is u n c o u n ta b le ,
y o u
c a n n o t
u s e :
\u2022
a p lu ra l.fo rm :
-\u00a3 l\u00a3 lW e e s ,fu r n itu r e s ,
g a r b a g e -s , in fo r m a tio N s ,
k n o w le d g e s
\u2022
a /a n : a n
a d ~ 'ic e , a g a r b a g e , a k n o w le d g e
\u2022
a few
/m any
/num ber
o f: a fe w
s h o p p in g ,
m any
tr a ffic , th e n u m b e r
o f k n e w lc d g e
\u2022
a num ber:
three tra~'C!s,
fo u r fu r n itu r e
\u2022
a p lu ra l v e rb :
There w ere alirtle
fu r n itu r e
i n
th e fia t.
- ( : {I f y o u w a n t
to a d d
a num ber
to an
u n c o u n ta b le
n o u n ,
y o u
c a n
u sea p ie c e o f /
som e
/a few
p ie c e s o f
a p ie c e o f a d v ic e , th r e e p ie c e s o f fu r n itu r e ,
a few
pieces of garbage
2
C o rre c t th e m is ta k e b e lo w .
we produce
is in c re a s in g .
_ fL rL
T he
d ra m a tic a lly
last year.
T he
num ber
o f
IV om an
s tu d y in g
s c ie n c e
in c re a s e d
d ra m a ti
c a ll y
la s t
y e a r.
T he
num ber
o f
2
C o rre c t th e
m is ta k e b e lo w .
3
U n d e rlin e
th e
c o rre c t
w ord
i n
e a c h
s e n te n c e .
1
T he
c h ild s
/c h ild r e n
a re p la y in g
in the
s tre e t.
2
T he
num ber
o fm en
/m an
s tu d y in g
s c ie n c e
has decreased.
3
T h e re
are a lot ofp e r s o n s
/p e o p le
in m y class.
4
I e n jo y e d
s tu d y in g
m a th e m a tic s
a lo t; I fo u n d
it/ th e m
v e ry in te re s tin g .
5
The news
w ere/ w asv e ry
u p s e ttin g .
6
H ow
m any
c la s s e s/ c la s sdo you
h a v e to d a y ?
7
Ap e r s o n
/p e o p le
I really
ad m ire
is m y u n c le .
8
M y fa th e r
w a tc h
/w a tc h e s
a lo t o f s p o rt o n
T V :
6
3
C o rre c t
th e
m is ta k e s
in these
s e n te n c e s .
T h e re
m ay
b e m o re
th a n
o n e
m istak e
i n
e a c h
s e n te n c e .
1
M y tutor
w a s v e ry h e lp fu l;
he gave m e
one very
g o o d
a d v ic e
a b o u t
h o w
t o
s tu d y .
2
I w as surprised
b y th e
num ber
o f tim es
it to o k
u s to re a c h
th e
c a s tle .
3
Y ou need
a great
d e a l o f k n o w le d g e s
to b e c o m e
a d o c to r.
4
T h e in fo rm a tio n s
w e w ere
g iv e n
b y th e
to u r
g u id e
w e re n o t v e ry h e lp fu l.
5
W hen
w e visited
th e
park, w e w ere upset
to see so m any
g a rb a g e s le ft th e re .
6
W e arrived
la te b e c a u s e
th e re
w ere
so m any
t r a f f i c
o n
th e
ro a d .
7
I c a n 't w a it to v is it th e
m arket
a n d
d o
a few
s h o p p in g .
8
T he
fu rn itu re s
in th e h o te l
ro o m
w ere
q u ite
o ld b u t th e y
w e re v e ry c o m fo rta b le .
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