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Complete the sentences with the words below.
dedicated ■ sensational ■ profitable ■ modest ■ likely ■ proof

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Newspapers often use .................................. headlines to catch people’s attention.
It’s .................................. that I’ll be home but call first.
The shop wasn’t very .................................. in the first year, but since then business has improved.
Have you got any .................................. that he’s the thief?
The singer .................................. the song to his girlfriend as a sign of his love.
He’s not a very .................................. man. He always tells us that he’s very rich.

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Choose the correct answer.

1. Every time I borrow the car, my father gives me the same word of warning:
a. don’t drink and drive!
b. have a great time!
2. Mark passed on the exciting news so
a. it’s still secret.
b. everybody knows.
3. In my family, we express emotions and
a. tell each other how we’re feeling.
b. hide our true feelings.
4. This place became popular by word of mouth; everybody heard about it
a. from other students.
b. on television.
5. Like it or not, I’m becoming a vegetarian
a. and your opinion isn’t important.
b. so I’d love to hear your opinion.
6. I hate to rush; I prefer to do everything
a. quickly.
b. slowly.
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Match the sentences in I to the sentences in II.

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2.
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4.

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She used to go to this school.
She is used to going to this school.
She is getting used to this school.
She didn’t use to go to this school.

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Choose the correct answer. One sentence has got two correct answers.

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Nicole Kidman would / used to be married to Tom Cruise.
Peter is from Hawaii, so he gets used to / is used to hot weather.
My mother used to / would bake biscuits every day when I was a child.
He wouldn’t / didn’t use to like Chinese food, but now he loves it.
Could you get used to / be used to living in another country?
At first, John hated his new school, but he slowly got used to / was used to it.
My flat is on a busy street, but I rarely notice the noise. I’ve lived here for so long that
I am getting used to / am used to it.

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...... b.
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...... d.

II
Now she is studying here.
She left last year.
She is accustomed to it.
She has not yet adjusted to it.

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More Practice 3 5 Match I and II to form logical sentences..... ..... ........... you? Do you know each other? They haven’t listened .. h... arriving late. on Jim because he’s honest................ at noon........... 3................. I haven’t heard ... to Jeff............... I She accused her friend They succeeded We waited I agreed You can rely She always boasts They are arriving That CD belongs 6 Complete the sentences with the prepositions below...... 2..... 4. her studies when she’s tired. 8. g.......... 5...... TOP MARKS 1 Photocopiable © Burlington Books ... .......... us when he was in London last year............ .. 2..... ...... 7......... f....... in climbing Mt Everest........ ..... .............. It’s difficult for her to concentrate . c. d.... of lying.... II about her high marks. e.... 5. 6.... your date with Gwen yet! How was it? Why is that girl over there looking .. 1. b. with what Helen said...... 6........ for them until 4’oclock.. ..... a...... 3........... My cousin stayed .......... [2] She apologised ............ 4.. their phone messages yet.. for ■ about ■ at ■ with ■ on ■ to 1.

........................................................... six years......................... never .... the / dark / I / never / be / afraid / of / .......... .... . .................................... 4.. Sunday / television / not watch / I / since / ....... this late for months! I wonder what time she arrived home.. landed............ 3 Write sentences by putting the words in the correct order....... 1............................... ............. Joe hasn’t told his family ............ 5....... 3. 2................ Until the late 1990s.... The dog ran outside ........... train or car............... the books for the new school year yet... you already ..... Use the Present Perfect Simple form of the verbs........................... .. but he wants to ask Meg to marry him......... heard of a band called Portishead? I’ve ................. I opened the door....... 7.... since ■ ever ■ never ■ for ■ yet ■ when ■ last night ■ just 1. have chosen / chose to travel by coach..... But with thousands of passengers taking advantage of the new lower fares............ haven’t already taken / didn’t take one of these flights.......................................... new airlines 3....... suitcase / pack / already / Mike / his / .. about living somewhere else? Lucy ........................... 2............ you / find / your / yet / sunglasses / ? .......................... however..... 5...... Their plane has ............. 3..... When these airlines 4..... have believed / believed they would fail.... so people often 2....................... 4....................................... My sister .. so it will be a while until we see them..................... Linda and I went to a great club ............... was / has been quite expensive....................... 1970...................... My grandparents have owned their farm ..... Sherry has been our neighbour ....More Practice 3 GRAMMAR 1 Complete the sentences with the time expressions below.................... Recently.................. For many people who 7..... final / Sara / exams / begin / already / to / study / for / her / .............. flying between European cities 1............................. ridden a moped before........................................................................................................ advice from anyone............ Use the Present Perfect Simple... you ever ... 6.......... that 6........................... tell ■ take ■ not buy ■ think ■ not sleep 1............................. ............. Have you ................................... 8..... 5... 2 Complete the sentences with the verbs below................... Susan that you can’t come to her party? They .......... they should think about it – many are now cheaper than a train or coach! [3] TOP MARKS 1 Photocopiable © Burlington Books .... have been / were established that offer low-cost flights throughout Europe............ but Keith is taking me for a ride later... 2................................ didn’t happen / hasn’t happened yet............. 3....... began / have begun to operate......................................... many experts 5........... ........... ...... 4 Choose the correct answer............... 4.......

....... but my brother .............. ... 2..................... Yes.............. Use the Present Perfect Simple or the Past Simple........................................... your job at Zara? (quit) 4.................. What ............. When ................. it to him yet. I bought him the latest Coldplay CD...... Susie is no longer in my class....... 1.... this morning to tell me about it....................... (since) ............................................. (make) 9................................................................. (not work) 5................................................ you ever ............. but I ..................... 1.................................... ................................................................ you already .................................................... Jordan for his birthday? (give) 10................................... about Marian’s accident? (hear) 6.......... (never) ................. I ........... Shakira perform live? (see) 2.............................. Her mother ..... there since April................. Use the Past Simple or Present Perfect Simple forms of the verbs............ Have you got any experience of working in a shop? (ever) ................... you ......... ................................ Do not change the meaning of the sentence................... (go) 3......... you . you ...................... what to do yet? (decide) 8............................... (last year) ................. I .................... 4....................... 3...... [4] TOP MARKS 1 Photocopiable © Burlington Books .......... my decision yesterday....... No.......... to one of her concerts about a year ago...... Yes....................................More Practice 3 5 Complete the dialogues using the correct form of the verb in brackets.. (give) 6 Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets.................... Tomorrow John is seeing a cricket game for the first time...................... The last time we went on holiday was in 2002........ (ring) 7..................

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