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Top Marks 1 More Pract 3

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MORE PRACTICE
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Name
VOCABULARY
1 Complete the sentences with the words below.
dedicated ■ sensational ■ profitable ■ modest ■ likely ■ proof
1. Newspapers often use .................................. headlines to catch people’s attention.
2. It’s .................................. that I’ll be home but call first.
3. The shop wasn’t very .................................. in the first year, but since then business has improved.
4. Have you got any .................................. that he’s the thief?
5. The singer .................................. the song to his girlfriend as a sign of his love.
6. He’s not a very .................................. man. He always tells us that he’s very rich.
2 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.
3 Match the sentences in I to the sentences in II.
I
1. She used to go to this school.
2. She is used to going to this school.
3. She is getting used to this school.
4. She didn’t use to go to this school.
II
...... a. Now she is studying here.
...... b. She left last year.
...... c. She is accustomed to it.
...... d. She has not yet adjusted to it.
4 Choose the correct answer. One sentence has got two correct answers.
1. Nicole Kidman would / used to be married to Tom Cruise.
2. Peter is from Hawaii, so he gets used to / is used to hot weather.
3. My mother used to / would bake biscuits every day when I was a child.
4. He wouldn’t / didn’t use to like Chinese food, but now he loves it.
5. Could you get used to / be used to living in another country?
6. At first, J ohn hated his new school, but he slowly got used to / was used to it.
7. 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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5 Match I and II to form logical sentences.
I
1. She accused her friend
2. They succeeded
3. We waited
4. I agreed
5. You can rely
6. She always boasts
7. They are arriving
8. That CD belongs
II
...... a. about her high marks.
...... b. at noon.
...... c. on J im because he’s honest.
...... d. to J eff.
...... e. for them until 4’oclock.
...... f. of lying.
...... g. in climbing Mt Everest.
...... h. with what Helen said.
6 Complete the sentences with the prepositions below.
for ■ about ■ at ■ with ■ on ■ to
1. She apologised .................................. arriving late.
2. It’s difficult for her to concentrate .................................. her studies when she’s tired.
3. My cousin stayed .................................. us when he was in London last year.
4. I haven’t heard .................................. your date with Gwen yet! How was it?
5. Why is that girl over there looking .................................. you? Do you know each other?
6. They haven’t listened .................................. their phone messages yet.

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

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5 Complete the dialogues using the correct form of the verb in brackets.
Use the Present Perfect Simple or the Past Simple.

1. .................................. you ever ................................... Shakira perform live? (see)
2. No, but my brother .................................. to one of her concerts about a year ago. (go)

3. When .................................. you .................................. your job at Zara? (quit)
4. I .................................. there since April. (not work)

5. .................................. you already .................................. about Marian’s accident? (hear)
6. Yes. Her mother .................................. this morning to tell me about it. (ring)

7. .................................. you .................................. what to do yet? (decide)
8. Yes. I .................................. my decision yesterday. (make)

9. What .................................. you .................................. J ordan for his birthday? (give)
10. I bought him the latest Coldplay CD, but I .................................. it to him yet. (give)
6 Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets. Do not change the meaning of the sentence.
Use the Past Simple or Present Perfect Simple forms of the verbs.
1. The last time we went on holiday was in 2002. (since)
.......................................................................................................................
2. Tomorrow J ohn is seeing a cricket game for the first time. (never)
.......................................................................................................................
3. Susie is no longer in my class. (last year)
.......................................................................................................................
4. Have you got any experience of working in a shop? (ever)
.......................................................................................................................

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

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