I. If a word is in the wrong sentence, write the correct word on the line. If not, put a tick. 1.

I'm off to the newsagent's to get a pair of chocolate. Do you want anything? bar 2. Could you get me a flock of chewing gum when you go to the shops? pack 3. I think I'll have another herd of toast. piece/ slice/ bit 4. Just add a breath of milk if the mixture starts to get a bit dry. drop/ bit 5. I'm popping out for a pack of fresh air. Do you want to come? breath/ bit 6. There was a block of cows being taken down the lane for milking, and it took us ages to get by. herd 7. You said you wanted to get a new bar of trousers, didn't you? pair 8. Get us a bunch of bread when you go to the shops, won't you? loaf 9. I was thinking of getting Jill a blade of flowers for our anniversary. Do you think that's romantic? bunch 10. There was a really strong drop of wind and it blew a man's wig off! gust 11. My mum's so houseproud; there's never a gust of dust anywhere in the house. speck/ bit 12. Could you cut me off a small slice of that cheese? Ok! 13. That speck of birds will be migrating south for the winter, I'd imagine. flock 14. Since we got the goat, there's not a loaf of grass longer than about two centimetres! blade/ bit 15. We do like a nice bit of steak every now and again, don't we, Francis? Ok! 16. How heavy's that sheet of concrete, would you say? block/ lump/ bit/ piece 17. We'll give you a set of keys and a security pass. Ok! 18. There's not a grain of truth in what she said. Ok! 19. Is one piece of sugar enough? lump 20. I'll tear you off a lump of paper if you're going to take notes. sheet/ bit/ piece 21. The party was a bit boring to start with but everyone livened up when Rod got out his guitar. Ok! 22. I'm not very pleased with this drawing actually as I think I've papered up the perspective a little. messed 23. I've only wasted this up for now — I won't be able to fix it properly until we get home. patched 24. Julie and Simone have messed over their differences while they get their business set up, but I'm sure they'll start arguing again pretty soon. papered 25. The Prime Minister responded that it was the previous administration which had patched the film industry down. run 26. Luckily, the weather brightened up in the afternoon so we were able to hold the reception outside after all. Ok! 27. As kids, we always ran ourselves up when our grandparents came to visit. smartened 28. The holiday at the health farm was awful. They only gave us a few vegetables every evening — I almost smartened away! wasted II. Circle the correct word or phrase. 1. I've hardly got any / some money left! 2. Neither / Neither of the / Both guards was injured in the attack. 3. The procedure's good, but I think we can better / streamline it further to make it more efficient. 4. The shell of the building has been completely renovated / refurbished and the interior decorators will be starting inside next week. 5. I set the school record for the 100m over eight years ago and it's never been strengthened / bettered to this day. 6. This new browser should enhance / reinforce everyone's experience online. 7. The number of school-leavers going on to university has declined / devastated. 8. Pop songs have cheapened / worsened the word 'love' so that it's meaningless nowadays. 9. The rock festival was fun, but it was marred by the organisation, which was a chaos / shambles.

10. The face in the picture is angelic, except for that tiny blemish / flaw just below the eye — can you see it? — that seems to be some kind of scar or birthmark. 11. Off the top of my brain / head, I'd say this diamond's worth at least a million euros. 12. You're cutting it fine / well. The meeting starts in about two minutes. 13. To the top / best of my knowledge, there aren't any Picassos on the market at the moment. 14. Lee's his own worst friend / enemy. He complains he hasn't sold any of his paintings, but he won't show them to anyone. 15. There's been bad blood / mood between them ever since Trevor accused Charlton of sabotaging his opening night. 16. That's the last time I lie to a client for Mrs Richards. I'm not going to do her dirty job / work for her any more. 17. My mum's got organising her Christmas card list round / down to a fine art. 18. The woman demanded to know / knowing who was in charge. 19. I can't help to feel / feeling that I've forgotten something. 20. I really wasn't expecting to bump / bumping into Ken in Birmingham. 21. I understand you're trying to be kind, but I don't think you can really empathise / sympathise with me when you haven't experienced anything similar. 22. My parents often adopted / fostered children for a few months when I was young and they must have looked after about 50 youngsters altogether. 23. I thought it strange that the invitation didn't say that partners / peers were invited. 24. It was a real blow when Jim lost his job because he's got a large number of dependants / siblings, including three children and a mother-in-law. 25. The family home was built by a/an ancestor / predecessor of mine and six generations of Barretts have lived in it since then. 26. We've arranged to meet / meeting Michael at the restaurant at nine. 27 I'm sorry, but nothing justifies to behave / behaving like that. 28. Please don't hesitate to contact / contacting us if you require further information. 29. I didn't dare to ask / asking Angus about his argument with Kate. 30. When I told Mr Peters that the dog has / had eaten my homework, he didn't believe me. When I saw Ed yesterday morning, he told me that he is / was going to look at a flat in the afternoon. 31. When we watched Death Watch ill, Paul said he has / had never seen a worse movie in his life! 32. I told Brian last week that the office isn't / wasn't opening on Tuesday so I don't know why he showed up yesterday morning. 33. Kostas didn't dare ask Eleni where had she / she had been the previous evening. 34. I was tempted to ask why did Ranji want / Ranji wanted to sit next to Li Han so badly. 35. No one has asked me why didn't I / I didn't come to work yesterday. 36. Joining the Air Force has always been an anticipation / aspiration of mine. 37. We don't have any information about the hotels, so we'll just have to make an arbitrary / optional decision. 38. If you look at Madeleine's house, it's obvious she has a lot of liking / taste. 39. I've always had a liking / taste for Naomi, ever since she moved in next door. 40. I thought her latest book was mediocre / mundane compared to the others, which I really enjoyed. 41. There is no doubt technology and shorter working hours have got / let / set people free to enjoy their leisure time more than ever before. 42. Many people do / have / make the leisure to pursue hobbies and other activities they like / prefer / want to the work routine. 43. What leisure activities will people choose / decide / opt for in the future? 44. We can expect to see increased personal choice / decision / option. 45. The range of leisure actions / hobbies / pursuits will expand and people will have the decision / option / preference of following up an interest in almost any activity. 46. Whether at home or at enjoyment / leisure / relaxation centres, there will be an ever-increasing need to provide for people at play / recreation / rest. 47. If the future is not one of increased leisure, then it won't be for need / desire / want of demand.

spouse c. Luckily. moderate d. You can't just demand respect. a. a. have been b. compulsory b. relative b. article c. sibling b. a. The groceries are on the kitchen table. checking b. a. reinforced b. tie c. Don't worry about me — I'm quite content to sit here and wait for you to come back. you have to earn it. It's one of the worst books I've ever read. a. endure b. urged d. a. a. coexist 19. a few 2. favoured b. a. This plate's a collector's item and is actually worth quite a lot of money. item 8. 70s and 80s. object d. slip 24. only little of the medicine got spilt. craving c. this makes it stronger and more durable. to checking 25. You have to go through a number of intermediate stages before you become an expert. With over 500 hits from the 60s. near d. beside c. renovated d. inset c. a. bit b. groceries is d. a. grocery are c. this my duty c. appearance c. resemblance b. inevitable c. The concrete is reinforced by putting metal bars in it. the respect c. a. integral d. continuous 16. joyful d. that my duty 11. consistent c. average c. a. medium b. a. The speaker stopped to check his notes before continuing. related c. any respect d. Having your heart broken is an integral part of growing up. bond d. bound d. check c. me to work c. a. a. When I was pregnant. cooperative d. it my duty d. junction 12. exquisite b. I often got a sudden craving for tinned sardines. optimum d. correspondence d. a respect b. a little c. few d. a. guardian d. even though they are brothers. Olivia has always yearned to return to the country she was born in. me to working b. citizen . internal 14. content 21. preference b. But what you're saying now isn't consistent with what you said last week. groceries are 3. streamlined 7. I read somewhere that the youngest sibling in a family is often the funniest. indecisive 20. a. coherent b. satisfactory c. Circle the correct answer. so I don't blame my ex-wife. inhabit d. After the investigation. inclined 23. a. 1 overheard Melissa and Alex talking about me in the adjacent room. confirmed d. I feel it my duty to inform the committee that a number of members are very unhappy with the decision. little b. There's no resemblance between Gary and Mark. me work d. are being d. a. 1. respect 4. this is the ultimate hits collection. attached b. to check d. I don't want to do the course in applied statistics. Getting divorced was a joint decision. Do you think there might be a link between Angie's behaviour and the accident she had? a. but it's compulsory. adjacent 13. When she suggested me working over the weekend. ultimate 6. refurbished c. joint 15. I was so angry that I threatened to quit. my duty b. reflection 18.III. grocery is b. element d. intermediate 17. me working 9. greed 22. a. a. aspect b. The manager requested that all staff be present at the meeting. factor 5. being 10. a. be c. Its only redeeming feature is that it's quite short! a. be c. wrong c. error d. a. yearned c. Suddenly. ecstatic b. feature c. delighted c. link b. the accident was put down to human error. mistake b. inward b. envy d. There's no reason why people of different races can't coexist quite peacefully together.

35. We're witnessing the birth of the generation of the 'keyboard potato'. 24. after all. but only allow a certain number of them. but I'm only human. Jill and Emily are so alike. teenagers have gone off TV and are turning off in droves. it is quite possible for a successful novelist to earn a great deal of money. In an arranged marriage. social need that TV doesn't. Vivian and I usually agree. put d. and so practice what is sometimes called 'holding back'. 21. According to the latest statistics. Write one word in each gap. 6. when I get back from Germany? 2. however. for want of a better expression. The painter doesn't receive any benefit from this. 32.38 Many people consider Davies to be the finest artist of his generation. 34. 26. spread c. 3. More than a few artists today. 1. being c. 18. 20. Teenagers at a loose end in their bedrooms can hang out with their mates in cyberspace. there doesn't seem to be any real barrier to having a happy married life. In publishing. When something like that happens. Why don't we meet up here again on the 12th. 11. are very aware of this. but after a while we grew closer. 13. teenagers have been only too eager to join in their millions and spend hours a day — and night — online. however. I don't think we're ever going to see eye to eye on this issue. 16. it is the parents who choose the partner and it's possible for the young person getting married not to meet their future bride or groom in person until the day of the wedding. . but we're not always on the same wavelength. it certainly puts your own problems in perspective. We should bring everyone together and discuss what we're going to do for Grandpa's 80th birthday. 4. 12. many years before the wedding day. They're like two peas in a pod. As websites such as MySpace have taken off. 14. Nathan was lucky enough to be born into a very wealthy family. to be sold. marriage may have quite a different meaning. though. an/ the author will usually earn royalties on sales. I didn't take to my stepbrother at first. but its future is not bleak. a. I know I made a mistake. My brother and Jack got on like a house on fire when they first met. say. 33. 27. This rare species of bird is native to Tasmania and isn't found anywhere else. with many young people refusing to accept an arranged marriage 28. 22. 17. Being given some responsibility really brought out a side of Lindsay's character I hadn't seen before. Indeed. Certainly. 29. rock or classical— is in turmoil at the moment. You were born with a silver spoon in your mouth. 15. 30. I had a row with Elizabeth and it just cancelled out all the effort I'd put into getting her to like me. However. 19. but no one offered her any help. They produce. 9. hang IV. say eight. a. ten paintings for an exhibition. Amongst communities that practise arranged marriage. I think the state pension should be equal to half the average salary. to being 41 Everyone started to crowd around the old woman on the floor. if the partners treat each other with respect and recognise that they are both of equal value. For those born into some cultures. in the hope that when they sell them in later years they will have greatly increased in value. The cathedral features in a documentary about important buildings. I'm avoiding Mr Hunter because I think I'm in his bad books. Life's very easy for you. 5. The other two they keep. 31. The internet meets/ answers/ fulfils an interactive. 8. 25. crowd b. be b. Although the 'struggling author' is still common. it's not unusual for a generation gap to open up between parents and children. the entire/ whole music industry — be it pop. 10. 23. Some say that hang-gliding is the nearest thing to being able to fly like a bird. 7. a young person might be promised to another as a child. to be d.

What needs to be made clear is that contemporary art is at the cutting edge.' detrimental / shoddy 6. 41. but it is largely a matter of their ignorance rather than the reality. 'This bread's not very fresh. 'I've never seen a more beautiful diamond!' exquisite / sound 2. those at the top of the contemporary art world are producing innovative and challenging pieces.' defective / detrimental 7. 1.' ideal / prime 16. 'Can't you feel yourself getting older? Don't you think/ consider/ find it strange to be 25 and not married yet?' they asked. but I think I'll stick to traditional methods to find Mr Right. painting a lifelike picture of a racehorse is no longer an option for an artist attempting to break new ground. There is still a huge amount of money to be made from live performances. we would actually have the worst of all worlds — a stagnant and backward-looking artistic tradition. I didn't dare tell them that I worked for a young women's magazine. Well done!' satisfactory / first-rate 17. At its best. and I started/ began to feel like I couldn't stand/ bear to hear another potted biography.' rotten / stale 8. 38. Circle the word which best matches each statement. some contemporary art is of poor quality .' stale / rusty 4. a fine line between quality contemporary art and pseudo-art.36.' prime / sound 15. of course. 37. 'The price seems reasonable to me. 'This is exactly what I need. The Kevins. 'This apple's completely black.' invaluable / inadequate 5. 40. Were contemporary artists to produce pictures like this. I'll take it. 45. the cliched response being 'my three-year-old child could have done better than that'. There is a widely held view that artistic standards have got worse over the last 100 years or so and that contemporary art is in a bad way. 'I think the government's measures are going to do quite a lot of damage.' ultimate / optimum . 47. 43.' exquisite / invaluable 10. 39. 46. V. 'These metal railings are really old and brown. 'Four is the right number of people for this project. How can we get to the bottom/ heart of this seeming contradiction? 44. 'Excellent work. 'The workmanship on this cabinet isn't very good.' detrimental / defective 13. 48. 49. 'It's the most exciting experience you'll ever have!' ultimate / optimum 14. Jonathans and Michaels came and went. 42. 'His honesty is the only feature about him that's positive. Those new to contemporary art should be forgiven for this kind of response. contemporary art is as exciting and productive as it's possible for art to be.' ultimate / satisfactory 11. Having said that. Speed dating might work for some. 'It's just not good enough.' rotten / stale 12. making a note of anybody you like.' redeeming / ultimate 3. so I pretended to be a hairdresser. However. There is. You keep on going like that all night.' optimum / prime 9. 'The job couldn't have been done without your help. 50. 'I think it was a sensible decision. 'This was the most important reason for us. 'This CD-ROM drive isn't working properly. but that's true of every art form at any point in history.

'Shall I send you an e-mail about it. 'Shall I help you do the dishes. in I finally succeeded in finishing the report after working for six hours. him Kevin asked Trevor if / whether he should send him an e-mail about it. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. to On being released from prison. There's not that much difference between irony and sarcasm. 20. I was surprised Sarah couldn't do the maths problem because it was very easy. I realised that I was standing outside the house I was looking for. 7.' he said. 'Doesn't Jerry live near you anymore?' asked Dominic.VI. 24. 5. 6. 17. I finally managed to finish the report. play The maths problem was child’s play. 4. line There's a fine line between irony and sarcasm. Do not change the word given. including the word given. 14. 'Does Tony follow current affairs closely?' asked Susie. He told us that getting a later plane was our only option. 16. 9. After working for six hours. but 'You have no option but to get a later plane. 3. Tim?' asked his dad. Tim resolved not to get into/ never to get into trouble again. You must use between one and eight words. no one's talking about you behind your back. 'Does the train get in at four o'clock?' asked Pete. 22. Tim resolved that he would stay out of trouble when he left prison. What was your inspiration for creating such a fantastic character in your new novel? to What inspired you to create such a fantastic character in your new novel? 10. and I was surprised Sarah couldn't do it. 21. Mary. like I used to quite like sharing a bedroom with my brothers when I was young. Clear I have (got) a (completely) clear conscience. 12. 13. I shared a bedroom with my brothers when I was young and I quite liked it. As far as I know. 2. aren't they? after Austin takes after his father. myself I found myself standing outside the house I was looking for. 18. Oscar is qualified to teach Russian because he has a degree in it. if Tim's dad asked (him) if he’d been talking on the phone all evening. 'Are you all coming tomorrow?' Fiona asked us. go Andrea asked Gareth if he would go with her to the concert the following Thursday. best To the best of my knowledge. me Dominic asked whether Jerry lived near me/ Jerry lives near me any more. Carlo?' said Robert. 'Will you come with me to the concert next Thursday?' Andrea asked Gareth. I sincerely promise you that I'm telling you the truth. 23. no one's talking about you behind your back. offered Robert offered to (help Carlo) do the dishes. I don't feel guilty at all. bottom I promise you from the bottom of my heart that I'm telling you the truth. . whether Pete asked whether the train got in at four o'clock. whether Fiona asked us whether we were all coming the following day. to Oscar's Russian degree qualifies him to teach the language. doesn't he? 11. using the word given. 8. 1. 19. 'Do we really have to go to bed right now?' Toby asked his parents. Austin and his father are very similar. interest Susie asked me whether/ if Tony takes/ had a close/ keen interest in current affairs. 'Have you been talking on the phone all evening. did Toby asked his parents if/ whether they really did have to go to bed right then. free Retirement will free me (up) to spend more time with my grandchildren. Trevor?' asked Kevin. Mary. Do you want to go to the cinema this evening? like Do you feel like going to the cinema this evening? 15. I can spend more time with my grandchildren when I retire.

' said Heidi. The photo's got a couple of marks on it. I'd make sure I was treated with style wherever I went. Our detectives are determined to find out exactly what happened in this case. Pete said that Josh doesn't usually tell lies. 26.25. 34. For each question.. you all start again with a clean sheet. 28. And now. I bumped into an old flame of mine in Woolworth's this morning. I'm determined to make a fresh start. I'm afraid we're fresh out of that CD. fresh from their blockbuster tour of the USA. . 36. so I'm going to see what it's like. hair Heidi said she was going to let her hair down now the exams were over. I decided right there and then to buy it and now I really regret it! whim I bought it on a whim and now I really regret it! 30. it was immediately surrounded by fire engines. it was immediately surrounded by fire engines. I've heard a new gallery has opened in St Ives. 35. On the show today. Dave's an old hand when it comes to doing the carnival disco — he's been doing it for years. we're going to completely make over the Simpsons' spare bedroom. 29. like 'It isn’t like Josh to tell lies. One of the poems is particularly noteworthy due to its interesting use of imagery. 'I'm going to enjoy myself now the exams are over. This term. ear Dawn suggested playing it by ear and just seeing what happened. On the show today. so I won't hold anything you did wrong last term against you. As the plane finally stopped on the runway. You'll have to improve your general knowledge before you go on that quiz show. write one word which can be used in all three sentences. 32. 33. The car was so badly damaged it had to be written off. 38. 39. so I'll scan it and touch it up with some software I've got. The photo's got a couple of marks on it.' said Dawn. 1. VII. As soon as I get out of prison.' said Pete. rest As the plane finally came to rest on the runway. If I was a rock star. 3. The Goldsmiths! 2. so I'm going to check it out. I've heard a new gallery has opened in St Ives.. The car was so badly damaged it had to be destroyed. 37. the play will probably have to close. If attendance doesn't improve soon. Is long hair back in style? I actually don't know much about that style of architecture. You'll have to brush up on your general knowledge before you go on that quiz show. Susan only just passed her history of art course. 27. She wants to make a clean break and leave the publishing industry completely. 31. I'm afraid your grandmother got worse during the night. the play will probably have to close. If attendance doesn't pick up soon. bottom Our detectives are determined to get to the bottom of this case. One of the poems particularly stands out due to its interesting use of imagery. we're going to completely change the look of the Simpsons' spare bedroom. turn I'm afraid your grandmother took a turn for the worse during the night. Susan scraped through her history of art course. here's . 4. 'Let's not make any plans and just see what happens. I'm afraid we're going to have to consider putting Mum in an old people's home. The doctors have given me a completely clean bill of health. so I'll scan it and make it look better with some software I've got.

If I read one more newspaper editorial in praise of the Prime Minister I shall scream. 7. and so did his father before him. better yet. Of course we argue. I had dried frog when I was in Korea. My parents have always taken a keen interest in my hobbies. I enjoy team sports. Just rest your bike against the gate and come inside. 9. You might not like sushi the first time you try it — it's a bit of an acquired taste. she laughed in delight. Yes. 10. This area is badly in need of financial investment. I'm certainly all the better for two weeks in the sun. To our delight. 6. I was quite impressed by the safety features on Bill's new car. I was a bit of a loner when I was younger and I spent a lot of time playing by myself. The headmaster was full of praise for the school cricket team. we decided to rest before moving on. and I'm especially keen on football. We just about managed to get to the airport on time. 8. but he's capable of playing practically anything by ear. When we finally made it out of the forest. When Erin finally started to move downhill on the skis for the first time. but I don't think we're any different from other couples in that respect. Martin always takes great delight in talking to anyone about fishing. Liam never learnt to read music. The government has been accused of playing for time because it doesn't know what to do. who had won six matches in a row. 12. In order to find the woman's missing husband. One of the important features of the law is that it recognises the rights of unmarried partners. My father supported Chelsea. People came from near and far to attend the celebrity wedding of the year. I was quite surprised by the number of people who supported the death penalty.5. 15. but it was a near thing. . the boss said that we could have an extra day off work. 14. The local council should start a building programme to meet the need for leisure facilities. so it was only natural that I would too. The two countries are similar with respect to the divorce rates. and I would describe the taste. Todd lost a lot of people's respect when they saw how he treats his wife. camp in the grounds. I don't really see myself settling down any time in the near future. The Mayor said he had no need of advice from people who didn't understand the situation. I thought that what you said to Erica was in very bad taste. We're quite keen for our son to go to Cambridge University when he finishes school. 11. the police asked if he had any distinguishing features. When I saw the results of the survey. 16. like basketball and volleyball. We could stay at a hotel near the festival or. 13. You can rest assured that I will not stop until I find the person who damaged the school gym. The police officers involved deserve praise for their bravery in such a difficult situation. We supported our son while he was at university so he didn't have to work while he was studying. They think I'm stupid but I'm not going to let them get the better of me.

You're a sight for sore eyes. I didn't like this song at first but it's really grown on me recently. but the idea didn't really appeal to me. 22. His one Achilles' heel. 9. though. 23. 17. 28. I've spent the whole morning vacuuming the inside of the car. I think the media's response has been a little over the top — it's only a TV programme. . and I suppose I would liken it to the excitement of winning the lottery. however. The first volume of her autobiography takes/ took in her childhood and her arrival in Hollywood. 25. Complete using the words in the box. 11. The picture that takes pride of place on our mantelpiece. Amis' new novel is slightly below par for a writer of his stature. It's important to have clear goals to strive towards. The Prime Minister welcomed the suggestion from the leader of the opposition and said that the government would consider it carefully. The firefighters praised Mrs Collins for her quick thinking when the fire broke out. 5. 19. 13. Young children seem to delight in showing things they've made at school to their parents. All the bands were fantastic. Our office is going to merge with the one in the next town so some people will lose their jobs. I'm not disputing the facts — I just don't agree with your interpretation of them. have we Susan? 2. edge heel par pride show sight top whistle word world 10. 3. The buffet at the party was out of this world! I've never tasted such exquisite strawberries. and the largest budget to spend on acquiring new pieces. The Gordon Gallery clearly has the edge over other modern art galleries. children under 16 comprise the majority of the population. 21. 4.VIII. In some countries. I was a little disappointed. 18. 16. may be his lack of business sense. I love mountaineering. Stop messing about! 8. Soccer Maestro is undoubtedly the last word in online football simulation games at the moment. 6. after all. We would urge anyone who values personal freedom to vote against this proposal. I think I just fancy getting a DVD and staying in tonight. Trisha suggested going to Indonesia. 15. 26. appeal bear delight differentiate fancy praise resolve strive urge welcome 20. It's now clean as a whistle. Jean Paul is clearly a very talented designer. I don't know how Liz can bear to work at that place. We'll need ten minutes or so to warm up before the game. The Board of Directors has resolved to increase sales by at least 20% over the coming year. merge go grow dispute mess seek comprise take liken warm 1. but The Editors and Franz Ferdinand really stole the show. 12. 24. 14. Claire! Thank goodness you're here — we desperately need your input. they have the largest collection. 27. 7. We've never really gone in for camping holidays. is the one of our granddaughter graduating.

'You're not changing jobs again already. batteries end feet hair heart party potato spice time whim 33. VALUE 9. 'Roger wasn't pleased to get rejected by the team. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the space.exhilarating idle indulge pastime pursue respite trivial unwind 29. let's go and let our hair down a bit.' 34. which limited the working day and ensured that workers got some respite from their jobs.' 38. however. 'Oh! I'm exhausted! I've been doing housework all day. 'You weren't planning to go to Singapore on holiday. AWE 11. which has a powerful effect on the . ADEQUATE 7. shall we?' 35. People now had at least some time to unwind from work at the end of the day and indulge themselves. 'I can't believe you built the Eiffel Tower out of matchsticks!' 'I guess I must have had a lot of time on my hands.’ 36. 'You look a bit bored. were you?' 'No. The main reason I believe children shouldn't be exposed to violence on TV is that they're so impressionable at that age. I don't know how worthwhile it would be to get some of these old postcards valued. I got to the travel agent's and just decided to go there on a whim. Being director of the National Gallery is an awesome responsibility but thankfully I have a number of highly experienced experts to help me. so it's hardly surprising she knows Latin and Ancient Greek. We'll find out how much the jewellery's worth at the valuation next Thursday. WORTH 8. IX. 31. he really is the life and soul of the party. CLASS 10. 'Jamie is so much fun!' 'Yes. A key breakthrough in Britain came with the Ten Hour Act (1847).' 37.' 39. What I like about Stravinsky's music is the rhythmic(al) complexity. Maybe I am an idealist. The Pet Shop Boys' sound is inimitable and unique. she did study classics at Oxford. are you?' 'Well. Well. such as education or going to church. PERFECT 5. but what's wrong with wanting every human being to have access to clean drinking water? IDEAL 6. 30. Tabitha is a very worthy successor to Albert Weeks as Chairperson of the National Theatre. 'Do you fancy going to that new jazz club in town?' 'Yes. was he?' 'No. found the new freedom exhilarating and threw themselves into new pastimes with enthusiasm. 40. 'You've got a great suntan!' 'I went away for a few days to recharge my batteries. I'm a bit of a perfectionist. we can find out what really happened. 'Does Jenny ever move from in front of the TV?' 'I think she's in danger of becoming a bit of a couch potato. I've been at a loose end since I finished the book I was reading. 32. so I can spend all day agonising over which choice of two words to use. IMITATE 3. 42.' 41. Many members of the middle class hated the idea of the workers being idle and believed that they would waste their time on trivial matters instead of pursuing productive activities. they do say that variety is the spice of life. I've read that many performers suffered feelings of inadequacy as children. WORTH 12. CLASS 2. With her experience as both an actor and a director. IMPRESS 4. He really had his heart set on playing for them. The workers. 1.' 'Well. Now the government's declassified the papers.' `Come and put your feet up for five minutes and I'll make a cup of tea.

I'm also good at spotting what's valuable (VALUE) and what's completely worthless (WORTH). It's very perceptive of you to notice that Sean's not his usual self. I don't see why someone should be given preferential treatment at an airport just because they're famous. DO 32. We're only two weeks into the school holidays and already my children are restless/ restive REST 18. 44. 45. we went for a leisurely stroll along the seafront. Most of it's reusable if you use a little creativity. but I do enjoy the occasional game of golf. In such circumstances. Please contact reception regarding the storing of valuables in the hotel safe. losing his job and then getting divorced were unconnected. Young animals very quickly form a strong attachment to their mothers. often referred to as goodwill'. After ten matches. LEISURE 17. PLAY 31. and these have got damage marks on them. SEPARATE 24. Marvin used to be quite wild. The positive relationship between a business and a customer. I'm afraid I left the chicken in the oven a bit long so it's a little overdone. ATTACH 37. I don't think you can afford to be so choosy. Theo and his brother are always together. I know you'd rather take your holiday in August. saying it was just a minor disagreement. MOTIVE 34. RHYTHM 13. INDIVIDUAL 38. VALUE 22. and you might find you enjoy it more if you take a little time off. PERSON 28. ENVY 14. After dinner. There's a qualitative difference between photography and still-life drawing. is difficult to quantify financially. I was given the unenviable task of telling the team that funding had been withdrawn from the project. but he's relatively calm these days. One characteristic (CHARACTER) of the modern world is that people increasingly find themselves living side by side with people from other cultures. 40. I wouldn't describe myself as a sporty person. you see. I'm quite successful. this threat is more a matter of perception (PERCEIVE) than reality and different groups live in relative (RELATE) harmony in many parts of the world. CLASS 21. Diamond's basically indestructible (DESTROY). APPEAR 26. but I think there's probably a link. They may feel that another culture presents a threat to their own heritage (INHERIT). Very little in our lives prepare us for parenthood. A demotivated learner is less likely to retain the content of the lesson than one who is enthusiastic about his or her learning. USE 19. They're completely inseparable. Don't throw away consumer packaging. (PARENT) 39. GOOD 23. 42. but when the boss is offering you extra days off.listener. One of my strengths (STRONG) is that I've got a very good rating on most of these sites — people I've sold to have given me very good reviews. ZEAL 16. What I don't like about school uniform is that it completely destroys all individuality. Despite his apparent lack of concern. I'm looking for a flatmate so I'm going to put an ad in the classifieds. I think Gabriel really does care what other people think of him. According to Lionel. lost ten. SPORT 33. QUALITY 20. Often. James got into trouble for impersonating a police officer. so new customers trust me. one that could even lead to the disappearance (APPEAR) of certain aspects of their way of life. RELATE 35. won none. The Minister attempted to downplay the dispute. racism (RACE) is a real danger. we had the unenviable record of played ten. ENVY 30. 43. You don't need to be quite so zealous in your work.hand pottery or glassware that might have imperfections (PERFECT). . but there's also a market for things like second. The best money comes from items that are in very good condition — often because they're unused (USE) and still in their packaging. 41. PREFER 29. LOYAL 27. PERCEIVE 25. CHOOSE 15. CONNECT 36. Don't feel that you're being disloyal to Sharon if you tell me what's bothering you about her. however.

She's not my biological aunt. by 9. contact Marlston Council and ask to speak to someone from the 'Get Active' campaign. Whatever your (6) preferred activity. We need to get something for Mum and Dad's marriage anniversary next week. We didn't share the same father tongue. on XI. The problem of child misuse is much bigger than you might think. Playing a sport together will teach your children about fair play. but she's my aunt with marriage. Start with gentle exercise and work up to something more strenuous. given 13. Since tomorrow's a country holiday. national 6. It's the boss's birthday next Wednesday.X. Write a word formed from the words in the box in each gap. distant 7. the Internet and computer games. Underline the incorrect word and write the correct word on the line. mother 2. I got an e-mail yesterday from a far relative who's researching our family tree. I thought we might drive up into the mountains. get married and start a family. Following the train crash. so we can't just pick and select whatever we like choose 15. We all have a (2) tendency to start off with good intentions and then lose our (3) motivation. but it's not your choice to do. If necessary. of 21. I can't believe the judge just let the accused be free like that. (10) sportmanship and working with others. make 14. available do motive play prefer relax satisfy sport stimulate tend It's impossible to (1) overplay the importance of getting active as a family. When my brother got married. native 4. my sister-in-law very quickly became one from the family. I've decided in favour for joining the local swimming team. I know you'd rather I took up a sport. human 12. abuse 11. too 18. of 3. I sometimes find that born speakers of English speak a bit too fast for me. then I shall have to think my options. The council said they had no option apart to close the sports centre. It's only mankind nature to want to settle down. 1. consider 16. You should plan things more carefully and not just act with impulse all the time. This maths problem should be kid's play to someone with as much talent as you. Contact Marlston Council to find out about the (9) availability of facilities where you live. but 17. like 19. . wedding 5. Don't (5) overdo it. Playing and exercising together as a family can help you through those moments when you are (4) dissatisfied with your progress. One word in each sentence is incorrect. go 20. Some of the courses are compulsory. loved 10. Jake's been practising as mad to impress the others in the band. But remember that it has to be fun or they'll soon lose interest. For further information. switch to a more (7) relaxing activity until you're all in better shape. and there's a rumour we might be taken the day off. child’s 8. Angela travels a lot and is only very eager to experience new places. Make sure you find an activity that they'll find fun. make sure that you're all comfortable doing it at that level. but we managed to communicate in English. If you won't give me a pay rise. Children these days get a lot of (8) stimulation from the fast-moving worlds of television. people concerned about their liked ones were given a special number to call.

I've only wasted this up for now — I won't be able to fix it properly until we get home. _______ 21. Julie and Simone have messed over their differences while they get their business set up. 6. Circle the correct word or phrase. 1. There's not a grain of truth in what she said. Could you cut me off a small slice of that cheese? _______ 13. The holiday at the health farm was awful. 1. If a word is in the wrong sentence. Could you get me a flock of chewing gum when you go to the shops? _______ 3. _______ 27. _______ 7. _______ 26. _______ 18. I think I'll have another herd of toast.I. but I'm sure they'll start arguing again pretty soon. We do like a nice bit of steak every now and again. Do you want to come? _______ 6. I'm popping out for a pack of fresh air. The party was a bit boring to start with but everyone livened up when Rod got out his guitar. The Prime Minister responded that it was the previous administration which had patched the film industry down. How heavy's that sheet of concrete. I was thinking of getting Jill a blade of flowers for our anniversary. _______ 12. Neither / Neither of the / Both guards was injured in the attack. _______ 23. _______ 24. Just add a breath of milk if the mixture starts to get a bit dry. Get us a bunch of bread when you go to the shops. ______________ 15. If not. 5. _______ 19. would you say? _______ 17. Luckily. but I think we can better / streamline it further to make it more efficient. Pop songs have cheapened / worsened the word 'love' so that it's meaningless nowadays. My mum's so houseproud. We'll give you a set of keys and a security pass. Do you think that's romantic? _______ 10. _______ 28. _______ 22. The shell of the building has been completely renovated / refurbished and the interior decorators will be starting inside next week. the weather brightened up in the afternoon so we were able to hold the reception outside after all. You said you wanted to get a new bar of trousers. That speck of birds will be migrating south for the winter. and it took us ages to get by. there's never a gust of dust anywhere in the house. As kids. we always ran ourselves up when our grandparents came to visit. write the correct word on the line. I've hardly got any / some money left! 2. don't we. Francis? _______ 16. put a tick. The procedure's good. There was a really strong drop of wind and it blew a man's wig off! _______ 11. 4. 7. won't you? _______ 9. _______ 25. Is one piece of sugar enough? _______ 20. There was a block of cows being taken down the lane for milking. I set the school record for the 100m over eight years ago and it's never been strengthened / bettered to this day. 8. They only gave us a few vegetables every evening — I almost smartened away! _______ II. . I'm off to the newsagent's to get a pair of chocolate. I'll tear you off a lump of paper if you're going to take notes. Do you want anything? _______ 2. The number of school-leavers going on to university has declined / devastated. I'd imagine. _______ 4. 3. I'm not very pleased with this drawing actually as I think I've papered up the perspective a little. This new browser should enhance / reinforce everyone's experience online. _______ 5. didn't you? _______ 8.

When I told Mr Peters that the dog has / had eaten my homework. 19. but I don't think you can really empathise / sympathise with me when you haven't experienced anything similar. 12. 45. 39.9. When we watched Death Watch ill. I thought it strange that the invitation didn't say that partners / peers were invited. he didn't believe me. but it was marred by the organisation. 14. There is no doubt technology and shorter working hours have got / let / set people free to enjoy their leisure time more than ever before. We can expect to see increased personal choice / decision / option. The meeting starts in about two minutes. but nothing justifies to behave / behaving like that. 40. which was a chaos / shambles. If you look at Madeleine's house. there aren't any Picassos on the market at the moment. so we'll just have to make an arbitrary / optional decision. it's obvious she has a lot of liking / taste. There's been bad blood / mood between them ever since Trevor accused Charlton of sabotaging his opening night. 36. I'm not going to do her dirty job / work for her any more. No one has asked me why didn't I / I didn't come to work yesterday. 46. I thought her latest book was mediocre / mundane compared to the others. 18. To the top / best of my knowledge. I really wasn't expecting to bump / bumping into Ken in Birmingham. 33. Off the top of my brain / head. 38. 21. 17. It was a real blow when Jim lost his job because he's got a large number of dependants / siblings. We've arranged to meet / meeting Michael at the restaurant at nine. 30. 15. I'd say this diamond's worth at least a million euros. Many people do / have / make the leisure to pursue hobbies and other activities they like / prefer / want to the work routine. I can't help to feel / feeling that I've forgotten something. The face in the picture is angelic. I understand you're trying to be kind. 10. Lee's his own worst friend / enemy. The rock festival was fun. . Please don't hesitate to contact / contacting us if you require further information. The family home was built by a/an ancestor / predecessor of mine and six generations of Barretts have lived in it since then. I was tempted to ask why did Ranji want / Ranji wanted to sit next to Li Han so badly. Whether at home or at enjoyment / leisure / relaxation centres. 35. 29. 11. 28. there will be an ever-increasing need to provide for people at play / recreation / rest. Paul said he has / had never seen a worse movie in his life! 32. 26. 31. I didn't dare to ask / asking Angus about his argument with Kate. ever since she moved in next door. except for that tiny blemish / flaw just below the eye — can you see it? — that seems to be some kind of scar or birthmark. but he won't show them to anyone. he told me that he is / was going to look at a flat in the afternoon. I've always had a liking / taste for Naomi. 27 I'm sorry. 24. What leisure activities will people choose / decide / opt for in the future? 44. 42. I told Brian last week that the office isn't / wasn't opening on Tuesday so I don't know why he showed up yesterday morning. Joining the Air Force has always been an anticipation / aspiration of mine. 41. 25. 23. When I saw Ed yesterday morning. 22. The range of leisure actions / hobbies / pursuits will expand and people will have the decision / option / preference of following up an interest in almost any activity. We don't have any information about the hotels. 20. He complains he hasn't sold any of his paintings. 16. 34. including three children and a mother-in-law. That's the last time I lie to a client for Mrs Richards. 43. My mum's got organising her Christmas card list round / down to a fine art. The woman demanded to know / knowing who was in charge. which I really enjoyed. 13. Kostas didn't dare ask Eleni where had she / she had been the previous evening. 37. My parents often adopted / fostered children for a few months when I was young and they must have looked after about 50 youngsters altogether. You're cutting it fine / well.

preference b. Luckily. bound d. a. When she suggested _______over the weekend. being 10. average c. are being d. you have to earn it. joint 15. so I don't blame my ex-wife. have been b. a. greed 22. only _______of the medicine got spilt. this makes it stronger and more durable. inset c. checking b. a. attached b. a. You have to go through a number of _______stages before you become an expert. The _______ on the kitchen table. I don't want to do the course in applied statistics. a. envy d. 70s and 80s. the respect c. be c. wrong c. a respect b. It's one of the worst books I've ever read. a. aspect b. factor 5. ultimate 6. 1 overheard Melissa and Alex talking about me in the _______room. near d. to checking 25. a. relative b. consistent c. to check d. I read somewhere that the youngest _______in a family is often the funniest. reinforced b. yearned c. this my duty c. Circle the correct answer. . The manager requested that all staff _______present at the meeting. a. element d. beside c. a. joyful d. You can't just demand _______. grocery is b. check c. III. cooperative d. a. correspondence d. bond d. confirmed d. I was so angry that I threatened to quit. But what you're saying now isn't _______with what you said last week. I often got a sudden _______for tinned sardines. endure b. Getting divorced was a _______decision. integral d. a. object d. adjacent 13. The concrete is _______by putting metal bars in it. feature c. groceries is d. me to working b.47. but it's _______. moderate d. a. a. With over 500 hits from the 60s. Don't worry about me — I'm quite _______to sit here and wait for you to come back. the accident was put down to human _______. renovated d. Its only redeeming _______is that it's quite short! a. any respect d. me working 9. inward b. appearance c. resemblance b. When I was pregnant. exquisite b. groceries are 3. If the future is not one of increased leisure. After the investigation. Olivia has always _______to return to the country she was born in. 1. a few 2. refurbished c. urged d. little b. slip 24. mistake b. respect 4. grocery are c. streamlined 7. a. inevitable c. There's no _______between Gary and Mark. even though they are brothers. This plate's a collector's _______and is actually worth quite a lot of money. a. article c. tie c. ecstatic b. a. indecisive 20. a. junction 12. I feel _______to inform the committee that a number of members are very unhappy with the decision. inclined 23. it my duty d. me to work c. favoured b. then it won't be for need / desire / want of demand. my duty b. this is the _______hits collection. bit b. error d. be c. optimum d. that my duty 11. Having your heart broken is an _______part of growing up. medium b. compulsory b. a. satisfactory c. related c. a. a. inhabit d. a. item 8. delighted c. internal 14. Do you think there might be a _______between Angie's behaviour and the accident she had? a. craving c. intermediate 17. content 21. few d. coherent b. continuous 16. reflection 18. a. The speaker stopped _______his notes before continuing. coexist 19. me work d. Suddenly. link b. There's no reason why people of different races can't _______quite peacefully together. a little c.

10. 3. if the partners treat each other _______respect and recognise that they are both _______ equal value. there doesn't seem to be any real barrier to having a happy married life. 27. My brother and Jack got on like a _______on fire when they first met. 26. teenagers have _______off TV and are turning off in droves. social need that TV doesn't. I had a row with Elizabeth and it just cancelled _______all the effort I'd put into getting her to like me. but we're not always on the _______wavelength. to be sold. 13. The painter doesn't receive _______benefit from this. Write one word in each gap. be b. spread c. Being given some responsibility really brought _______a side of Lindsay's character I hadn't seen before. 19. Why don't we meet _______here again on the 12th. Jill and Emily are so alike. after all. However. with many young people refusing to accept an arranged marriage. The cathedral features _______a documentary about important buildings. 31. but after a while we grew closer. The internet _______ an interactive. Although the 'struggling author' is still common. say. 22. 23. We're witnessing the birth of the generation of the 'keyboard potato'. for _______of a better expression. to being 41 Everyone started to _______around the old woman on the floor. 18. We should bring everyone _______and discuss what we're going to do for Grandpa's 80th birthday. to be d. As websites such as MySpace have _______off. spouse c. crowd b. a young person might be promised to another _______a child. They're like two _______in a pod. Vivian and I usually agree. though. 17. 9. I know I made a mistake. . teenagers have been only _______eager to join in their millions and spend hours a day — and night — online. 7. 32. and so practice what is sometimes called 'holding back'. 4. You were born with a _______spoon in your mouth. According to the latest statistics. Nathan was lucky enough to be born _______a very wealthy family. but no one offered her any help. 25. 28. 20. I think the state pension should be equal _______half the average salary. They produce. 33. 1. 21. guardian d. a. are very aware of this. but only allow a certain _______of them. 11.a. being c. I don't think we're ever going to _______eye to eye on this issue. however. however. In publishing. 6. More than a _______artists today. 30. For those born _______some cultures. I didn't take _______my stepbrother at first. many years before the wedding day. Amongst communities that practise arranged marriage. citizen 38 Many people consider Davies _______the finest artist of his generation. This rare species of bird is native _______Tasmania and isn't found anywhere else. put d. Indeed. hang IV. Some say that hang-gliding is the nearest thing _______being able to fly like a bird. I'm avoiding Mr Hunter because I think I'm in his bad _______. 24. 14. but I'm only _______. marriage may have quite a different meaning. Teenagers at a loose _______in their bedrooms can hang _______with their mates in cyberspace. 12. _______ author will usually earn royalties on sales. 5. it is quite possible for a successful novelist to earn a _______deal of money. a. sibling b. say eight. it is the parents who choose the partner and it's possible _______the young person getting married not to meet their future bride or groom _______person until the day of the wedding. when I get back from Germany? 2. it's not unusual for a generation _______to open up between parents and children. 8. Life's very easy for you. ten paintings for an exhibition. 15. 29. In an arranged marriage. 16. it certainly _______your own problems in perspective. When something like that happens.

There is a widely held view that artistic standards have got _______ over the last 100 years or so and that contemporary art is _______a bad way. 36. 'This was the most important reason for us.' exquisite / invaluable 10. 1. making a note of anybody you like. V. 'This is exactly what I need.' ultimate / satisfactory 11.34. I didn't _______tell them that I worked for a young women's magazine. 38. 47.' prime / sound 15. 'I think the government's measures are going to do quite a lot of damage. 'Can't you feel _______getting older? Don't you _______it strange to be 25 and not married yet?' they asked. Having said that. 'I've never seen a more beautiful diamond!' exquisite / sound 2. of course. painting a lifelike picture of a racehorse is no longer an option for an artist attempting to break new ground. the _______music industry — be it pop. a _______line between quality contemporary art and pseudo-art. 46. Circle the word which best matches each statement. but it is largely a matter of their ignorance rather than the reality.' detrimental / defective 13.' rotten / stale 12.' invaluable / inadequate 5.' optimum / prime 9. 'The workmanship on this cabinet isn't very good. 'This apple's completely black. we would actually have the _______of all worlds — a stagnant and backward-looking artistic tradition. How can we get to the _______of this seeming contradiction? 44. 43.' defective / detrimental 7. The other two they keep. 'The price seems reasonable to me. some contemporary art is of poor _______. 49.' rotten / stale 8. those _______ the top of the contemporary art world are producing innovative and challenging pieces. so I pretended to be a hairdresser. but its future is not bleak. 45. but that's true of every art _______ at any point in history.' ultimate / optimum . 'It's just not good enough. Those new _______contemporary art should be forgiven for this kind of response. Well done!' satisfactory / first-rate 17. Jonathans and Michaels came and went.' detrimental / shoddy 6. rock or classical— is in turmoil at the moment. 'This bread's not very fresh.' stale / rusty 4. 40. The Kevins. the cliched response being 'my three-year-old child could have done better than that'. There is still a huge _______of money to be made from live performances. You keep _______going like that all night. Certainly. 'It's the most exciting experience you'll ever have!' ultimate / optimum 14. At _______best.' redeeming / ultimate 3. 'I think it was a sensible decision. in _______hope that when they sell them in later years they will have greatly increased in value. Speed dating might work for some. I'll take it. What needs to be _______clear is that contemporary art is at the cutting edge. 48. 'The job couldn't have been done without your help.' ideal / prime 16. 50. and I _______ to feel like I couldn't _______ to hear another potted biography. 'Four is the right number of people for this project. but I think I'll stick _______ traditional methods to find Mr Right. However. 'These metal railings are really old and brown. 'This CD-ROM drive isn't working properly. 41. 39. There is. Were contemporary artists to produce pictures like this. 42. 'Excellent work. 'His honesty is the only feature about him that's positive. 35. 37. contemporary art is as exciting and productive as it's possible for art to be.

Tim resolved that he would stay out of trouble when he left prison. 12. I sincerely promise you that I'm telling you the truth. in I finally ___________________________________________the report after working for six hours. Clear I ________________________________________________________________________. doesn't he? 11. 24.VI. 3. There's not that much difference between irony and sarcasm. Carlo?' said Robert. no one's talking about you behind your back. 19. including the word given. 5. and I was surprised Sarah couldn't do it. 7. 17. did Toby asked his parents __________________________________________go to bed right then. 8. interest Susie asked me ____________________________________________________ current affairs. whether Pete asked _________________________________________________________ at four o'clock. no one's talking about you behind your back. 13. . bottom I promise you _______________________________________________that I'm telling you the truth. 22. I can spend more time with my grandchildren when I retire. 9. 'Are you all coming tomorrow?' Fiona asked us. Tim?' asked his dad. As far as I know.' he said. Oscar is qualified to teach Russian because he has a degree in it. I realised that I was standing outside the house I was looking for. play The maths problem _____________________________. using the word given. Do you want to go to the cinema this evening? like Do you _________________________________________________ to the cinema this evening? 15. Mary. 1. whether Fiona asked ________________________________________________________________day. Mary. 'Shall I help you do the dishes. free Retirement ____________________________________________more time with my grandchildren. 2. line There's ___________________________________________________between irony and sarcasm. 'Does Tony follow current affairs closely?' asked Susie. him Kevin asked _____________________________________________________an e-mail about it. 18. I don't feel guilty at all. What was your inspiration for creating such a fantastic character in your new novel? to What ______________________________________such a fantastic character in your new novel? 10. myself ___________________________________________________outside the house I was looking for. to Oscar's Russian degree __________________________________________________the language. I finally managed to finish the report. 16. 'Does the train get in at four o'clock?' asked Pete. After working for six hours. 23. I was surprised Sarah couldn't do the maths problem because it was very easy. but 'You _______________________________________________________a later plane. I shared a bedroom with my brothers when I was young and I quite liked it. Austin and his father are very similar. offered Robert _______________________________________________________________ the dishes. 6. 'Have you been talking on the phone all evening. go Andrea asked Gareth if ____________________________ to the concert the following Thursday. He told us that getting a later plane was our only option. 21. You must use between one and eight words. 20. 'Doesn't Jerry live near you anymore?' asked Dominic. Trevor?' asked Kevin. 'Will you come with me to the concert next Thursday?' Andrea asked Gareth. 'Shall I send you an e-mail about it. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. like I used ______________________________________a bedroom with my brothers when I was young. to On being released from prison. if Tim's dad asked ______________________________________________on the phone all evening. Do not change the word given. 4. me Dominic asked whether __________________________________________________any more. Tim resolved ________________________________trouble again. aren't they? after Austin ______________________________________________________________. best To _______________________________________. 14. 'Do we really have to go to bed right now?' Toby asked his parents.

38. 34. Susan _______through her history of art course. here's . I bumped into an _______flame of mine in Woolworth's this morning. Our detectives are determined to find out exactly what happened in this case.' said Heidi. ear Dawn suggested _______________________________________ and just seeing what happened..' said Pete. Pete said that Josh doesn't usually tell lies. 27. like 'It _________________________________________________________________lies. I've heard a new gallery has opened in St Ives. 32. 33. we're going to completely change the look of the Simpsons' spare bedroom. 1. VII. One of the poems is particularly noteworthy due to its interesting use of imagery. Susan only just passed her history of art course. 31. 'I'm going to enjoy myself now the exams are over. If attendance doesn't improve soon. rest As the plane finally _____________on the runway. so I'll scan it and _______it up with some software I've got. we're going to completely _______over the Simpsons' spare bedroom. Dave's an _______hand when it comes to doing the carnival disco — he's been doing it for years. 26. The car was so badly damaged it had to be _______off. 29. If attendance doesn't _______up soon. bottom Our detectives are determined to ____________________________________________this case. The Goldsmiths! 2.' said Dawn. so I won't hold anything you did wrong last term against you. _______from their blockbuster tour of the USA. the play will probably have to close. so I'm going to see what it's like. And now. Is long hair back in _______? I actually don't know much about that _______of architecture. As soon as I get out of prison. 4.25. The photo's got a couple of marks on it. 35. For each question. 37. On the show today. 39. The doctors have given me a completely _______bill of health. As the plane finally stopped on the runway. I'm afraid we're going to have to consider putting Mum in an _______people's home. hair Heidi said she _____________________________________________ now the exams were over. I decided right there and then to buy it and now I really regret it! whim I __________________________________________________________and now I really regret it! 30. write one word which can be used in all three sentences. You'll have to improve your general knowledge before you go on that quiz show. She wants to make a _______break and leave the publishing industry completely. . it was immediately surrounded by fire engines. so I'm going to _______it out. I'm afraid your grandmother got worse during the night. The photo's got a couple of marks on it. turn I'm afraid your grandmother _________________________________________during the night. 36. so I'll scan it and make it look better with some software I've got. This term. 'Let's not make any plans and just see what happens.. One of the poems particularly _______out due to its interesting use of imagery. 28. You'll have to _______up on your general knowledge before you go on that quiz show. 3. the play will probably have to close. it was immediately surrounded by fire engines. I've heard a new gallery has opened in St Ives. I'd make sure I was treated with _______wherever I went. I'm determined to make a _______start. If I was a rock star. On the show today. I'm afraid we're _______out of that CD. you all start again with a _______sheet. The car was so badly damaged it had to be destroyed.

I'm certainly all the _______for two weeks in the sun. The police officers involved deserve _______for their bravery in such a difficult situation. The local council should start a building programme to meet the _______for leisure facilities. she laughed in _______. People came from _______and far to attend the celebrity wedding of the year. We could stay at a hotel near the festival or. we decided to _______before moving on. Liam never learnt to read music. 7. Just _______your bike against the gate and come inside. like basketball and volleyball. . The government has been accused of _______for time because it doesn't know what to do.5. I was quite impressed by the safety _______on Bill's new car. One of the important _______of the law is that it recognises the rights of unmarried partners. 8. We're quite _______for our son to go to Cambridge University when he finishes school. but I don't think we're any different from other couples in that _______. My father _______Chelsea. My parents have always taken a _______interest in my hobbies. We just about managed to get to the airport on time. To our _______. 13. 15. 11. but he's capable of _______practically anything by ear. Todd lost a lot of people's _______when they saw how he treats his wife. I was quite surprised by the number of people who _______the death penalty. The headmaster was full of _______for the school cricket team. I enjoy team sports. and I'm especially _______on football. the police asked if he had any distinguishing _______. the boss said that we could have an extra day off work. Martin always takes great _______in talking to anyone about fishing. but it was a _______thing. who had won six matches in a row. If I read one more newspaper editorial in _______of the Prime Minister I shall scream. We _______our son while he was at university so he didn't have to work while he was studying. Of course we argue. and I would describe the _______. 10. I was a bit of a loner when I was younger and I spent a lot of time _______by myself. 9. When we finally made it out of the forest. They think I'm stupid but I'm not going to let them get the _______of me. This area is badly in _______of financial investment. When Erin finally started to move downhill on the skis for the first time. 14. You might not like sushi the first time you try it — it's a bit of an acquired _______. I thought that what you said to Erica was in very bad _______. and so did his father before him. I had dried frog when I was in Korea. 12. I don't really see myself settling down any time in the _______future. camp in the grounds. 16. When I saw the results of the survey. In order to find the woman's missing husband. _______yet. so it was only natural that I would too. The two countries are similar with _______to the divorce rates. You can _______assured that I will not stop until I find the person who damaged the school gym. Yes. The Mayor said he had no _______of advice from people who didn't understand the situation. 6.

14. Our office is going to _______with the one in the next town so some people will lose their jobs. All the bands were fantastic. The picture that takes _______of place on our mantelpiece. however. . appeal bear delight differentiate fancy praise resolve strive urge welcome 20. 25. edge heel par pride show sight top whistle word world 10. Soccer Maestro is undoubtedly the last _______in online football simulation games at the moment. they have the largest collection. The Board of Directors has _______to increase sales by at least 20% over the coming year. In some countries. We would _______anyone who values personal freedom to vote against this proposal. and the largest budget to spend on acquiring new pieces. and I suppose I would _______it to the excitement of winning the lottery. but The Editors and Franz Ferdinand really stole the _______. I'm not _______the facts — I just don't agree with your interpretation of them. after all. I think I just _______getting a DVD and staying in tonight. Amis' new novel is slightly below _______for a writer of his stature. I think the media's response has been a little over the _______— it's only a TV programme. The first volume of her autobiography _______in her childhood and her arrival in Hollywood. children under 16 _______the majority of the population. 11. 28. 26. 21. I don't know how Liz can _______to work at that place. His one Achilles' _______. The Gordon Gallery clearly has the _______over other modern art galleries. Stop _______about! 8. 16. It's important to have clear goals to _______towards. Jean Paul is clearly a very talented designer. have we Susan? 2. I've spent the whole morning vacuuming the inside of the car. Claire! Thank goodness you're here — we desperately need your input. The buffet at the party was out of this _______! I've never tasted such exquisite strawberries. 3. The firefighters _______Mrs Collins for her quick thinking when the fire broke out. 27. 9. 15. We've never really _______in for camping holidays. 7. 23. but the idea didn't really _______to me. Young children seem to _______in showing things they've made at school to their parents. You're a _______for sore eyes. It's now clean as a _______. merge go grow dispute mess seek comprise take liken warm 1. is the one of our granddaughter graduating. 6.VIII. 19. Complete using the words in the box. I love mountaineering. Trisha suggested going to Indonesia. 13. I didn't like this song at first but it's really _______on me recently. though. 24. We'll need ten minutes or so to _______ up before the game. I was a little disappointed. 4. 22. 18. 12. may be his lack of business sense. The Prime Minister _______the suggestion from the leader of the opposition and said that the government would consider it carefully. 17. 5.

' `Come and put your _______up for five minutes and I'll make a cup of tea. He really had his _______set on playing for them.' 38. ADEQUATE 7.' 37. 'Do you fancy going to that new jazz club in town?' 'Yes. was he?' 'No. were you?' 'No. 'Roger wasn't pleased to get rejected by the team. IMITATE 3. Well. 32. I've read that many performers suffered feelings of _______as children. People now had at least some time to _______from work at the end of the day and _______themselves. Being director of the National Gallery is an _______responsibility but thankfully I have a number of highly experienced experts to help me. 'You look a bit bored. I don't know how _______it would be to get some of these old postcards valued. CLASS 10. let's go and let our _______down a bit.' 'Well. she did study _______at Oxford. WORTH . are you?' 'Well.’ 36.' 34. so I can spend all day agonising over which choice of two words to use. IX. VALUE 9. found the new freedom _______and threw themselves into new _______with enthusiasm. but what's wrong with wanting every human being to have access to clean drinking water? IDEAL 6.' 39. he really is the life and soul of the _______. IMPRESS 4. Tabitha is a very _______successor to Albert Weeks as Chairperson of the National Theatre. 'Jamie is so much fun!' 'Yes. 31. WORTH 8. The workers. shall we?' 35. batteries end feet hair heart party potato spice time whim 33. I got to the travel agent's and just decided to go there on a _______. Maybe I am an _______. CLASS 2. 'You're not changing jobs again already.' 41. I've been at a loose _______since I finished the book I was reading. which limited the working day and ensured that workers got some _______from their jobs. 1. they do say that variety is the _______of life. 40. 'Oh! I'm exhausted! I've been doing housework all day. PERFECT 5. AWE 11. With her experience as both an actor and a director. so it's hardly surprising she knows Latin and Ancient Greek. Many members of the middle class hated the idea of the workers being _______and believed that they would waste their time on _______matters instead of _______productive activities. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the space. 30. however. The main reason I believe children shouldn't be exposed to violence on TV is that they're so _______at that age. 'You've got a great suntan!' 'I went away for a few days to recharge my _______. 'I can't believe you built the Eiffel Tower out of matchsticks!' 'I guess I must have had a lot of _______on my hands. Now the government's _______the papers. We'll find out how much the jewellery's worth at the _______next Thursday. 42. I'm a bit of a _______. 'You weren't planning to go to Singapore on holiday. 'Does Jenny ever move from in front of the TV?' 'I think she's in danger of becoming a bit of a couch _______. such as education or going to church. The Pet Shop Boys' sound is _______and unique.exhilarating idle indulge pastime pursue respite trivial unwind 29. we can find out what really happened. A key breakthrough in Britain came with the Ten Hour Act (1847).

ATTACH 37. Despite his _______lack of concern.hand pottery or glassware that might have _______ (PERFECT). We're only two weeks into the school holidays and already my children are _______REST 18. You don't need to be quite so _______in your work. One _______ (CHARACTER) of the modern world is that people increasingly find themselves living side by side with people from other cultures. RHYTHM 13. . Please contact reception regarding the storing of _______in the hotel safe. you see. 41. VALUE 22. USE 19. but when the boss is offering you extra days off. but he's _______calm these days. QUALITY 20. so new customers trust me. Often. I'm also good at spotting what's _______ (VALUE) and what's completely _______ (WORTH). Don't throw away consumer packaging. LEISURE 17. I'm looking for a flatmate so I'm going to put an ad in the _______. I'm afraid I left the chicken in the oven a bit long so it's a little _______. It's very _______of you to notice that Sean's not his usual self. saying it was just a minor disagreement. SPORT 33. I don't see why someone should be given _______treatment at an airport just because they're famous. often referred to as _______. ENVY 14. PERSON 28.12. Very little in our lives prepare us for _______. DO 32. lost ten. but there's also a market for things like second. The Minister attempted to _______the dispute. (PARENT) 39. Theo and his brother are always together. There's a _______difference between photography and still-life drawing. I know you'd rather take your holiday in August. Don't feel that you're being _______to Sharon if you tell me what's bothering you about her. won none. I'm quite successful. Marvin used to be quite wild. James got into trouble for _______a police officer. one that could even lead to the _______ (APPEAR) of certain aspects of their way of life. PERCEIVE 25. According to Lionel. 44. however. CONNECT 36. The best money comes from items that are in very good condition — often because they're _______ (USE) and still in their packaging. ENVY 30. A _______learner is less likely to retain the content of the lesson than one who is enthusiastic about his or her learning. but I think there's probably a link. we went for a _______stroll along the seafront. Most of it's _______if you use a little creativity. I was given the _______task of telling the team that funding had been withdrawn from the project. 45. What I don't like about school uniform is that it completely destroys all _______. and you might find you enjoy it more if you take a little time off. CHOOSE 15. and these have got damage marks on them. Diamond's basically _______ (DESTROY). One of my _______ (STRONG) is that I've got a very good rating on most of these sites — people I've sold to have given me very good reviews. RELATE 35. APPEAR 26. They may feel that another culture presents a threat to their own _______ (INHERIT). which has a powerful effect on the listener. ZEAL 16. I don't think you can afford to be so _______. GOOD 23. After ten matches. is difficult to quantify financially. What I like about Stravinsky's music is the _______complexity. this threat is more a matter of _______ (PERCEIVE) than reality and different groups live in _______ (RELATE) harmony in many parts of the world. Young animals very quickly form a strong _______to their mothers. we had the _______record of played ten. but I do enjoy the occasional game of golf. PLAY 31. LOYAL 27. 42. In such circumstances. The positive relationship between a business and a customer. I think Gabriel really does care what other people think of him. They're completely _______. INDIVIDUAL 38. MOTIVE 34. I wouldn't describe myself as a _______person. CLASS 21. 43. _______ (RACE) is a real danger. After dinner. 40. SEPARATE 24. PREFER 29. losing his job and then getting divorced were _______.

We all have a (2) _______to start off with good intentions and then lose our (3) _______. but it's not your choice to do. It's the boss's birthday next Wednesday. and there's a rumour we might be taken the day off.X. switch to a more (7) _______ activity until you're all in better shape. _______ 11. Whatever your (6) _______activity. If necessary. I've decided in favour for joining the local swimming team. Angela travels a lot and is only very eager to experience new places. The problem of child misuse is much bigger than you might think. We didn't share the same father tongue. Don't (5) _______it. _______ 18. _______ 9. I can't believe the judge just let the accused be free like that. but she's my aunt with marriage. _______ 12. Contact Marlston Council to find out about the (9) _______of facilities where you live. Since tomorrow's a country holiday. Jake's been practising as mad to impress the others in the band. I sometimes find that born speakers of English speak a bit too fast for me. For further information. my sister-in-law very quickly became one from the family. I thought we might drive up into the mountains. Start with gentle exercise and work up to something more strenuous. so we can't just pick and select whatever we like _______ 15. It's only mankind nature to want to settle down. then I shall have to think my options. Children these days get a lot of (8) _______from the fast-moving worlds of television. Write a word formed from the words in the box in each gap. Make sure you find an activity that they'll find fun. Following the train crash. We need to get something for Mum and Dad's marriage anniversary next week. You should plan things more carefully and not just act with impulse all the time. _______ 5. Playing a sport together will teach your children about fair play. _______ 14. Some of the courses are compulsory. _______ 7. When my brother got married. . This maths problem should be kid's play to someone with as much talent as you. _______ 6. make sure that you're all comfortable doing it at that level. _______ 21. _______ 19. _______ 8. but we managed to communicate in English. The council said they had no option apart to close the sports centre. _______ 3. She's not my biological aunt. _______ 2. (10) _______and working with others. get married and start a family. Playing and exercising together as a family can help you through those moments when you are (4) _______with your progress. contact Marlston Council and ask to speak to someone from the 'Get Active' campaign. I know you'd rather I took up a sport. Underline the incorrect word and write the correct word on the line. the Internet and computer games. _______ 16. 1. I got an e-mail yesterday from a far relative who's researching our family tree. people concerned about their liked ones were given a special number to call. _______ 20. _______ 10. _______ 17. _______ XI. _______ 13. One word in each sentence is incorrect. But remember that it has to be fun or they'll soon lose interest. available do motive play prefer relax satisfy sport stimulate tend It's impossible to (1) _______the importance of getting active as a family. If you won't give me a pay rise. _______ 4.

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