Course 21

Progress Check

1. Topic: TRAVEL Complete these colloquial expressions. 1. Come on. It's time we ........ the road or we'll miss our flight. thump real ......... hog motorway wheel? rider motorist driver street road 3. You're such a backseat ........ If you think you can do better why don't you take the hit beat 2. I was trying to overtake this driver earlier but he wouldn't move over. He was a

Now complete the gaps with the missing words. A) It's getting late. We should hit the _____________ B) The other driver accused me of being a road_____________________ but I couldn't pull over because there was another car in the inside lane. C) I wouldn't give him a lift if I were you. He's a real __________driver. Make them your own! 1) Do you tend to hit the road early when you're out socialising or do you prefer to stay out late? 2) How relaxed a driver are you or would you be? What would you do if you were caught behind a road hog? 3) Do you know someone who tends to be a backseat driver?

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...... . Jane and I want to________________ up smoking.... . ... ..... 2 .. . VACANT on the committee.... get. . . .... .. ....... ... WORD FORMATION Instructions Read the texts and then type the correct form of the word in CAPITALS to complete the gaps. the pupils have to ________________ up when the teacher enters the class-room..... Please note that it will take place on 10 September (the last newsletter (1) ... You will therefore have time to chat (3) . . ... ..2. ...... ... ... . . ..... 3..... . . At 8pm. stand.. . pick... . We must________________ up or we will miss the bus... .. . hurry....... The meeting will begin at 8pm but (2) . . ... 2. .... I must________________up my room today... .. . The enclosed agenda gives a full description of the business to be conducted at the meeting.... INVITE to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Society... In many countries. I usually have to ________________up at half past six. ... ... . . Use each verb only once.. . There (0) invitation is an example at the beginning. wake 1. 4.. ..... . Could you ________________ me up at 6 o'clock? 3. ... the Chairman will make a brief (5) . .. .. Extract From A Letter With this letter you will find your (0) .. give.. CORRECT stated that the meeting would be on 9 September).... ..... REFRESH will be available from 7pm.. ... 6... APPROVE here will also be elections to fill the two (7) ..INTRODUCE speech and then put forward some proposals for your (6) ..... . . .. ..... ... . . 7. . FORMAL with committee members and (4) .. . . tidy. ... Complete the first part of the phrasal verbs.... . . ..... Can you ________________ me up at the station? 5.. .. ... .. . ....... OFFICE of the Society before the meeting commences....

I'll be with you in a minute. . however. yet? 8. ASTONISH complicated design of the brain which contains as many nerve cells as there are stars in the universe.... . .. My little sister woke me___________in the middle of the night.. .. THREE of our lives. reported in the journal Nature.. ... ...... . The research. casting light on an activity that humans have always found (8) . . 10. ......... .... ... NIGHT activity. ... . ... .. 4....... . .. 6. . . . .. .......... The reason for their (12) . please.. . Don't give ___________ singing.. Scientists find dreaming an enormous puzzle......... Have you tidied___________the kitchen. ... ..Dreaming The first study of what goes on in our heads during dreaming has been completed. .... Put your shoes ___________it's too cold to walk around barefoot... .. . . it seems scientists are beginning to make sense of the brain’s (15) ....... .. 3 .. . Adam switched __________his torch......... MYSTERY.. You must get___________now or you will be late for school. .. that dreams are formed by calling up images from a store of emotional memories.. . ..... .. . . . SUPPOSE.... ..... .. Don't put the vase there.. . producing an (14) ... ... . . it will fall___________. .. . . Each of the nerve cells communicates with thousands of its neighbours.. .. . ... Now. ... . . on.... . BELIEVE amount of chatter.. . opens up a (9) . .... ... SIGNIFY new chapter in efforts to understand what we do with a (10) .. .. 3. IGNORE lies in the (13) . please? 5...... 9.. so we could find our way home in the dark.. 1.. 7. . .. .. It supports the (11) .. 2.... Sit___________. 4. ... .. . . .. Where is the fitting room? I'd like to try___________these trousers. Mixed Exercise Phrasal Verbs Complete the sentences with one of the following preposition: down....... ...... . Could you write this word___________for me.. You are very talented. ... .... up.. ..

Could you turn __________the volume. are looking b. 6. 5. Do you mind if I switch___________the telly? I'd like to watch the news. 3. I had to throw it___________. get___________the bus or you'll have to walk home. looks e. (Present Perfect. is looking c.) Example: 1. Fill___________the form. The dinner was ruined. will look 2. Turn___________the lights when you go to bed. When _____? did you arrive have did you arrived you do you arrived arrived has you arrived Have you do Has you done Has you done Did you 4. 8. has u been living has lived have lived lived lives exercise is brought to yo 5. I must look ___________it. 1. She _____ in this house for years. Past Simple. _____ your homework? Have you done do 3. The music is too loud. Past Continuous etc. Future Simple. He usually (play) ____ hockey on Saturdays. Hi Jane. The weather forecast says the sun _____ tomorrow. look d. 2. you can look it_________in a dictionary. Quick. 6. please? 4. 9. Complete the phrasal verbs with the correct particles. take___________your shoes and put some slippers___________. will shine shines may shine is shining is going to shine 4 . I don't know where my book is.5. you _____ sad! What's up? a. When you enter the house. Choose the best tense. If you don't know this word. please. 7. 1.

.............. was sailing was discovering . are drinking drink drinks is drinking will drink 11. he ... When he . I .... We _____ my aunt next week on Friday..........Vinland while he …………………………towards the west...6........ 5 . sailed 8. Many things _____ this month.... would change have changed has changed didn't changed changed 9... If I . at the airport............ from a large whisky-bottle... were sailing has discovered ............. sailed discovered ...a shower........................... arrived . He …………………………… mineral water every day.... left left ...... finish have has finished had had finished had had finished had had finished had 13...... had arrived had arrived .. Look! She ……………………………………….. the Superman.. was sailing has discovered ..... discovered .. had left 12... He was late...painting.... are visiting have visited is visiting visited will visit 7......... the plane .... left has arrived .... Leif Ericson...... It will be her birthday. had already left had arrived ...... After he ......... will drink is drinking drinks drink are drinking 10........................

.................................. I ........ will already seen already did see 18.......... about everything! always complain complaining always complains is always complaining is will always complain 15...... am finishing have finished has just finished have just finished just finished just 6 ...... to school yesterday? have you taken did you take do you take take you took you 17..... positive reviews about that film in the papers so I am 20............. will read readed read have read has read Do you ever played Has you ever played Have have already seen has already seen already saw Have you ever played 19........... rugby? Did you ever played you ever play going to see it............................... Harry ........ I …................... Which books ..were will fly would be flew were would fly would be would fly was fly 14.............……… (finish) doing this exercise...... He .............. We ................................ him the news.............. that film... had woken up told woke up told wakes up told woke up were telling was waking up told 16..... ........... and we .....

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ands. but to die! to die to win decisively know something very well indeed leave in a difficult situation don't disturb anything! great! no arguments without proof very worried at risk about to remember something finally out of danger expecially for ladies. to use bathroom very urgently proverb put all in the wrong order do a favour detect a lie from someone who has the facts 8 .. or buts not have a leg to stand on on pins and needles on the line on the tip of your tongue out of the woods powder my nose practice makes perfect put the cart before the horse scratch someone's back smell a rat straight from the horse's mouth Summary you're fixated on something making money hand over fist a sound beating you cannot change yourself i can't tell you who told me saying something by accident proverb not coordinated. chaotic don't be ungrateful feel great! have just enough money to live it's going crazy! go wrong wait there's a secret motive somewhere misbehave proverb it's raining heavily get very angry nothing to do with buckets. all thumbs ants in your pants as the crow flies away with the faeries barking (mad) be foaming at the mouth behind someone's back bend over backwards bent as a nine-bob note bite your tongue bull in a china shop cough up dog's dinner don't look a gift horse in the mouth feel like a million dollars get by get out of hand go pear-shaped hang on have an axe to grind horse around i wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole.Title a bee in your bonnet a cash cow a good seeing to a leopard can't change his spots a little bird told me a slip of the tongue all good things come to those who wait.. having difficulty you are fidgety the shortest distance daydreaming being crazy be very angry keeping secretive do the impossible to please corrupt restrain from speaking clumsy! pay reluctantly mess. it's raining cats and dogs jump down someone's throat kick the bucket kick the bucket knock someone's socks off know something inside out leave someone high and dry let sleeping dogs lie lovely jubbly no ifs.

" Dr. but after marriage."Opposites attract. opposites attack. Charles Lowery 9 .

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