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Short Comprehension The candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to understand the passage (around 110 words) and answer the questions. B. Usage The candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to understand and use the following grammar areas: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Past participle of regular & irregular verbs – go, went, gone Present perfect simple (positive & negative form) – I have lost my keys; We haven’t been to Spain. Interrogative form of present perfect simple – Have you had lunch? Present perfect simple or past simple – I have had lunch already; I had dinner at 7 p.m. Present perfect simple with ‘since, for, ever, never, already’. Subordinating conjunctions – although, because, unless, until Future form – ‘will’ vs. ‘going to’ (spontaneous and planned action) I’ll answer the phone; I am going to London in August. Adverbs of manner – happily, slowly, lazily, bravely, softly, heavily, etc. Reflexive pronouns – myself, yourselves, herself, themselves, etc.
10. Comparatives & Superlatives – good, better, best / bad, worse, worst / much, more, most. 11. Modal verbs – may, might, should, would 12. Usage of ‘be able to’ – I have been able to draw since I was three. C. Lexis The candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to understand and use the vocabulary related to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Cooking verbs – add, beat, cut, heat, mix, peel, stir, spread, etc. In the kitchen – blender, frying pan, tin opener, mixer, toaster, etc. Places – fitness centre, museum, theatre, community centre, etc. On the road – convenient, expensive, comfortable, accident, footbridge, pedestrian, pavement, traffic congestion, etc. Transportation – cruise ship, helicopter, rickshaw, coach, etc. Travel & Holiday – adventure, beach, camping, package tour, theme park, safari, sightseeing tour, etc. Entertainment – comedy, drama, fantasy, romantic, etc. Special occasions – Carnival, St. Valentine’s Day, wedding reception, etc. Natural disasters – landslide, snowstorm, typhoon, earthquake, flood, volcanic eruption, tsunami, etc.
10. Phrasal verbs – queue up, in a hurry, spill on, in two hours, etc. Total Marks: 100 Time allowed: 1 hour 15 minutes Attainment Bands: Excellent (100 - 90), Distinction (89 - 80), Merit (79 - 70), Pass (69 - 50), Unsuccessful (≤49)
LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5
50). Merit (79 .70).80).English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade Five Student’s name: ________ Date: Time allowed: 1 hour 15 minutes Total 100 marks Marks: Attainment Bands: Excellent (100 . Unsuccessful (≤49) LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -1- .90). Pass (69 . Distinction (89 .
walk amongst the sea jellies. Reading Comprehension Here is some information on tourist attractions in Hong Kong. Victoria Peak – Take the tram to the top and enjoy the best views of the city and the harbour. Ocean Park – It is a unique combination of marine centre and amusement park. Stanley also has good beaches and a number of great restaurants. with the most popular attractions where you and your kids will have great fun. D. While the night-time views are spectacular. You can visit the four giant pandas. view the world’s largest reef aquarium.1. Stanley Market – It is famous for shopping for "authentic" Hong Kong souvenirs. Lantau Island – Take a boat trip around the waters of Lantau Island and watch the endangered pink dolphins that only live in these waters. Hong Kong Disneyland . Rides on the cable cars and roller coasters are unforgettable. LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -2- .The newly opened theme park offers total fun and excitement for the whole family. and watch the dolphins and sea lions perform. E. A. the restaurants and entertainment attractions on the Peak will keep your attention for a longer time.000 items ranging from calligraphy and paintings to art objects and antiques. C. Hong Kong Museum of Art – It is open to anyone who wants to take a glimpse at Hong Kong culture and history through its large collection of over 14. F. B.
_______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 5.Your friend from Canada is coming to visit Hong Kong. Give your friend the best advice in complete sentences (10%) 1. My elder sister is very interested in arts. Where can we buy some souvenirs? _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 3. Where can she visit? _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 2. If we want to take a cruise. where can we go and what can we see? _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -3- . Where can we get the best view of the Hong Kong skyline? _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 4. Name two things we can do at Ocean Park.
The principal was unhappy __________ the exam results. My cousins stayed __________ at my house last weekend. __________ I borrow your calculator? I promise to return it tomorrow. by 5. would 2. a. a. The students were worried __________ their public examination. The new school term will start __________ three days. with 2. would c. a. may b. with c. might b. for 3. should b. I am so excited. about c. might c. She is very tired. Write the correct answers on the lines (5%) 1. should c. might c. over b. We __________ help your friends when they are in trouble. a. by c. __________ I go now? I have been waiting for 5 hours already. for b. might 3. for b. may 4. should b. in c. with b. a. a. around 4. could b.2. a. a. a. about b. The waitress asked us what we __________ like to have. should c. Judy __________ not come to the party tonight. a. a. should c. Write the correct answers on the lines (5%) Example: We should not run in the classroom. may b. would 1. from LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -4- . in c. Marie was very pleased __________ the presents she received for her birthday. could 3. might 5.
That’s __________ house. Fill in blanks with the correct words (5%) Example: Don’t run so quickly (quick / quickly). My grandparents live on the other side of the street. She always speaks __________ (soft / softly). She never raises her voice. 3. __________ wife is a dancer. Stop eating __________ (heavy / heavily) meals at night and start eating __________ (healthy / healthily). Michael’s married. 2. The children did the exercise __________ without any help. My grandmother is a very __________ (calm / calmly) lady. 3. I have seen this __________ (beautiful / beautifully) painting at a gallery in Central. 5. 5. I can’t catch up with you! 1.4. 2. Kelly and I made a website all by __________. Fill in the blanks with only ONE word (5%) 1. What a nice family photo. Which one is __________ sister? 4. the blue one. LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -5- .
USA? (1927) 2. When did the first 7-Eleven start operating in Texas. 1. How many 7-Eleven convenience stores are there in Hong Kong? (more than 950 stores) 5. Answer the following questions using the words given in brackets (10%) Example: Where is the headquarter of 7-Eleven? (Japan) The headquarter of 7-Eleven is in Japan. Has 7-Eleven got an outlet in France? (yet) ___________________________________________________ __ LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -6- .6. How many years has 7-Eleven been in Hong Kong? (nearly 30 years) 3. How long has 7-Eleven been in Hong Kong? (1981) 4.
luckily she (11)_____________ (not hurt) herself. I’m sorry I haven’t written (not write) for a long time. I (5)__________ (even learn) a few words of Portuguese. and my sister (8)__________ (fall) off our hotel balcony and (9)___________ (land) in a palm tree. (13)__________ (you get) it? September I (14)__________ (start) at my new school. Only two terrible things (6)__________ (happen) there. Complete the following letter using the appropriate tense (30%) Dear Vicky. A lot of things (2)__________ (happen) since then. In Best regards Jacqueline LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -7- . In July we (3)__________ (go) on holiday to Mexico. I (7)__________ (lose) my brand new camera. She almost (10)_____________ (destroy) the tree. I (12)_____________ (send) you a postcard from Guanajuato. It was great! I (4)__________ (never have) such a good time on holiday before. You should (15)__________ (come) and visit me before the school term starts. I (1)__________ (receive) your last letter in May.7.
3. The population of China __________ reach 1.8. I __________ answer the door. My mother has bought some ingredients. I __________ see the dentist on Friday morning. A: I told you to tidy up your room. 10. Fill in the blanks using an appropriate future form (10%) 1. I forgot. There’s no milk left! Oh. The clouds are very dark. It __________ rain soon. I __________ do it after lunch. Are you going to Karen’s party tonight? No. LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -8- . 9. she __________ bake a cake tomorrow. I think I __________ take the dog out for a walk after I have breakfast. 6. She __________ visit us. 7. Sally has three days off next week. 2. she bought the tickets yesterday. B: Sorry. 4.4 billion by the year 2020. 5. 8. I made the appointment two weeks ago. Mum. I __________ get some from the shop. I __________ go to the cinema with my cousin. Don’t get up.
suitcase. Then he gets a (8)__________. holiday. transport Matthew enjoys travelling. He has to arrive at the (2)__________ two hours ahead so he plans to leave home very early. After the immigration desk he puts his rucksack through an (10)__________ and he walks through a metal detector. ferry. Today he is going to Hong Kong for a (1)__________ by this type of transport. Complete the following passage using the words provided (10%) taxi. The airline staff asks for his (6)__________ and air (7)__________. Planes are the only form of transport in the sky. planes. passport. It shows his (9)__________ is 25A. He takes the (3)__________. airport. check-in counter. ticket. Airport Express. passenger.9. First he goes to the (4)__________ to check in his luggage. X-ray machine. He has a (5)__________ and a rucksack. seat. LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper -9- . boarding pass. Now Matthew is ready to board the plane and fly to Hong Kong.
What can we use to mix food? ___________________________________________________ 4. 1. What can we use to open a bottle of wine? ___________________________________________________ 3.10.End LTTC English Grammar Proficiency Test Grade 5 – Sample Paper .10 - . What can we use to make toast? ___________________________________________________ 2. Answer the following questions using the pictures provided (10%) Example: What can we use to open a tin? We can use a tin opener to open a tin. Where can we go to play badminton? ___________________________________________________ . Where can we go to watch musicals? ___________________________________________________ 5.
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