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Horizons 2 Tests

Horizons 2 Tests

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Part one
 Vocabulary
1
Complete the paragraph about holidays withthe missing words.
Every year I go on holiday with my family. Weusually spend a f 
ortnight
in Ireland. We goby
1
c
____
to Liverpool and then get the
2
________
over to Ireland. We usually stay ona
3
c
____________
because it’s a bit cheaper,but last year we stayed in a
4
h
__________
a
___________
.We love going to the
5
b
________
and
6
s
______________
because it’s relaxing.The sea is very clean there, so it’s good togo
7
s
______________
in.The great thing about Ireland is that thereare so many interesting things to see andplaces to visit. If we get bored, we can go
8
w
______________
. The scenery is lovely.Or we can go
9
s
_________________
. I don’treally like visiting
10
m
______________
or
11
g
_________
, but I like looking at the squaresand monuments in the old city centres. And thefood is fantastic, so we
12
e
____
o
____
someevenings.
 
__/12
2
Underline the correct alternative.
Example:
I didn’t enjoy my holiday. The activitieswere really
interesting 
/
boring 
.1We had a great holiday. It was
fun
/
boring 
.2We didn’t eat at the hotel. The food was
disgusting 
/
fantastic 
.3
A
Were the people in Portugal
horrible
/
friendly
?
B
Yes, they were very nice.4We sat on the beach every day – it was very
relaxing 
/
friendly
.5We met a very
interesting 
/
boring 
man in Yorkwho told us fantastic stories about the historyof the city.
 
__/5
Grammar
3
Complete the sentences with the correct formof a verb from the box. Use the Past simple.
visitnot staystoptravelworkdecidenot enjoycloselastnot help
Example:
We
__________
three cities in Spain onholiday last month.1
A
How
________
you
________
to London?
B
By plane.2My mum
_________
as a hotel receptionistwhen she was twenty.3We wanted to go shopping, so the driver
__________
the coach in the city centre.4My sister
__________
her activity holiday.She said it was boring.5
A
How long
__________
your journey
__________
?
B
About three hours.6The local people weren’t friendly – they
__________
us at all.7We couldn’t visit the museum becauseit
__________
early.8
A
Why
__________
you
__________
to goto the beach?
B
Because we wanted to sunbathe.9The town was horrible, so we
____________
.
 
__/9
4
Complete the letter with the Past simple of theverbs in brackets.
Dear Victoria,How are you? I hope you’re fine.I
_______
(be) on holiday in the Lake District last month and I
1
_______
(have) a great time.I
2
_______
(go) with my friend, Daniel – myparents
3
__________
(not come). We
4
_______
(meet) some really nice people in the youth hostel.They
5
_______
(know) the Lake District well andso they helped us a lot.We
6
_______
(see) all the famous lakes andmountains and I loved the pretty villages.I
7
_______
(not buy) very much becausethings
8
_______
(be) quite expensive. We
9
_______
(spend) a week in Keswick and thenwe travelled to Hadrian’s Wall by coach.
10
_______
you
_______
(have) a good holiday?Where
11
_______
you
_______
(go) and what 
12
_______
you
_______
(do)?Write soon!Love,Jake
__/12
2
Unit 1 Test
Group A
Horizons
·
Tests
©
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
PHOTOCOPIABLE
Name:
______________________
Class:
______________________
Date:
______________________
wasvisited 
 
Part one
Grammar
1
Complete the e-mail with the Past simple of the verbs in brackets.
Dear Chris, Thanks for your letter. How’s it going?I
_______
(be) on holiday in Corsica two weeksago with my family.
1
_______
 you
_______
(go)on holiday? Where?
2
_______
 you
_______
(have) a good time?
3
_______
 you
_______
(do)anything interesting?I
4
_______
(have) a fantastic time in Corsica but things
5
_______
(be) fairly expensive there, soI
6
_______
(not buy) any presents. We
7
_______
(spend) a few days in Bastia andthen we travelled to Porto-Vecchio.I
8
_______
(go) to the beach a lot – my parents
9
_______
(not come). They prefer walking. We
10
_______
(see) lovely forests and villagesand I loved the mountains. We
11
_______
(meet) some great people there. They 
12
_______
(know) the island welland so we did a lot of things with them.Send me a message!Samir 
__ /12
2
Complete the sentences with the correct formof a verb from the box. Use the Past simple.
visitclosenot enjoyworktravelnot helpdecidestopnot staylast
Example:
We three cities in Spain onholiday last month.1They
__________
to go to London becausethey wanted to go sightseeing.2I
__________
my beach holiday – the townwas horrible.3The hotel receptionist wasn’t very nice.When we had a problem, he
__________
us.4Mark and Jo couldn’t go to the gallerybecause it
__________
at weekends.5They
__________
to Swansea by train.6I
__________
at the hotel because it wasdisgusting.
visited 
7
__________
the plane
__________
inHong Kong on the way to Australia?8
A
How long
__________
your holiday
__________
?
B
A fortnight.9
A
__________
your sister
__________
at asummer camp last year?
B
Yes, but she didn’t get much money.
 
__ /9
 Vocabulary
3
Underline the correct alternative.
Example:
I didn’t enjoy my holiday. The activitieswere really
interesting 
/
boring 
.1
A
Did you meet any
interesting 
/
horrible
people?
B
Yes, I met some great Spanish people.2They played volleyball on the beach everyday – it was
fun
/
relaxing 
.3I feel great after my holiday – it was very
boring 
/
relaxing 
.4
A
Was the food
fantastic 
/
disgusting 
?
B
Yes, we ate in wonderful restaurants everyevening.5The people in the hotel were
friendly
/
horrible
.They didn’t help us at all.
 
__ /5
4
Complete the paragraph about holidays withthe missing words.
I go on holiday with my family every summer.We usually go to France for a f 
ortnight
. Thereare so many interesting things to see andplacesto visit. We take the
1
________
from Doverto Calais and then we travel around by
2
c
_____
. Sometimes we stop in Paris to go
3
s
________________
– we visit the famous
4
g
________
and
5
m
___________
.Usually we stay in a
6
h
_________________
a
___________
, but sometimes we like stayingon
7
c
________________
because they’re fun.We usually cook dinner, but we also
8
e
_____
o
_____
some evenings because the restaurantsare very good.My parents like
9
s
___________
on the
10
b
________
. They also like going
11
w
____________
in the countryside. Mysister and I prefer to go
12
s
___________
inthe pool or in the sea.
 
__ /12
3
Unit 1 Test
Group B
Horizons
·
Tests
©
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
PHOTOCOPIABLE
Name:
______________________
Class:
______________________
Date:
______________________
was

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