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Vocabulary
1 Which word doesnt belong?
1. Tennis: goal racquet net
2. Skating: helmet ropes rollerblades
3. Football: goal pitch court
4. om!etiti"e s!orts: gymnastics fishing basketball
5. Team s!orts: volleyball skating hockey
# $atch the beginning o% each sentence in & to a suitable ending in '(
& '
1. He anted to keep fit so he took up ..... a. the match.
2. !hey beat the other team and on ..... b. a record at the "lympics.
3. #ach team scored to goals$ so it as ..... c. simming.
4. He is determined to break ..... d. a runner%up.
5. &limbing 'ount #verest is ..... e. a dra.
(. )t might be disappointing to be ..... f. a challenge.
3 hoose the correct answer(
1. *he is a dedicated + disci!lined + com!etiti"e mother ho ill do anything for her child.
2. His parents realised he as a com!etiti"e + talented + challenge artist hen he painted his first picture at the
age of to.
3. *usan learned ho to go + !lay + do volleyball at school.
4. !he football match ended in a 1%1 net + win + draw.
5. ,ou must ear sports shoes hen you play on the basketball !itch + basket + court.
(. 'y father likes to go + !lay + do fishing on *aturdays.
-. )t.s quite a draw + challenge + track to run a marathon.
/. ,ou play tennis ith a basket + rac)uet + helmet.
* om!lete the !assage with the words below(
beat talented train take up competitions in record determined
0ichard 1illiams loved atching tennis and he as 213 444444 that his children ould learn the sport. He
encouraged his youngest daughters$ *erena and 5enus$ to 223 444444 the sport before they reached school age.
!he girls ere so good that they ere soon playing in 233 444444 .
!hey ere happy to 243 444444 together every day and have stayed close friends even though they often play
against each other. 5enus 253 444444 her sister *erena at the 2661 7* "pen but then in 2662 it as *erena.s turn
to 2(3 444444 the 7* "pen.
5enus is such a poerful player that she once broke a 2-3 444444 for the fastest serve at over 266 kilometres per
hour.
8ut the girls are not only tennis stars 9 they are both 2/3 444444 designers: 5enus designs the inside of apartments
and *erena designs clothes.
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+ om!lete the sentences with the collocations below(
keep fit scored a goal in the match break a record enter the competition
1. !hey decided to 444444444444 $ but they didn.t e;pect to in.
2. )f she <umps one centimetre higher$ she ill 444444444444 .
3. =lthough 'ichael isn.t a good football player$ he 444444444444 in yesterday.s match.
4. ) cycle to school in order to 444444444444 .
5. !hey need one more point to 444444444444 against #ngland.
, om!lete the sentences(
1. #va is determined to .................................................................................................................... .
2. !o keep fit$ ) ................................................................................................................................. .
3. 1hen 8runo retires$ he ants to take up .................................................................................... .
4. =ll the students are so disciplined that ........................................................................................ .
5. >ilar ishes she could break a record in ..................................................................................... .
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-rammar
1 om!lete the sentences with the "erbs below( .se the /resent /er%ect Sim!le(
play sleep ear break ring run
1. He 444444444 glasses since his eyes ere tested last year.
2. He on.t be coming to school this eek because he 444444444 his leg.
3. &hildren 444444444 basketball in this school since 1?(4.
4. 'y father 444444444 at least five marathons.
5. !he telephone 444444444 26 times this morning@
(. 1ake him up@ He 444444444 long enough.
# om!lete the sentences with never0 ever0 yet0 just0 since or for(
1. *he has 444444 played basketball before.
2. !he teachers can.t return the tests because they haven.t checked them 444444 .
3. 'y parents have lived in Aondon 444444 16 years.
4. Bo you ant to buy an '>4C Do$ ).ve 444444 bought one.
5. !hey are vegetarians. !hey haven.t eaten meat 444444 1?/5.
(. Have you 444444 held a snakeC
3 hoose the correct answer(
1. !he boy won + has won the <udo competition yesterday.
2. 1hen did you return + ha"e you returned from your holidayC
3. *he knew + has known 'elissa since they ere babies.
4. 'r *mith didnt slee! + hasnt sle!t last night because of the noise.
5. He called me last month but ) didnt hear + ha"ent heard from him since.
(. 1id you see + 2a"e you seen >enElope &ruF.s latest film yetC
-. !hey went + ha"e gone skiing to years ago.
/. ) ne"er ate + ha"e ne"er eaten here before.
* om!lete the sentences with the "erbs in brackets( .se the /ast Sim!le or /resent /er%ect Sim!le(
1. ) am still looking for my ticket. ) 444444444 2not find3 it yet.
2. !he basketball game 444444444 2finish3 an hour ago.
3. 444444 you ever 444444 2see3 so many fans at a gameC
4. 'y little brother 444444444 2not drink3 anything at all yesterday.
5. ) 444444444 2never eat3 snails before.
(. 444444 you 444444 2do3 your homeork last eekC
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+ om!lete the !assage with the "erbs in brackets( .se the /ast Sim!le or /resent /er%ect Sim!le(
*acha 5an Aoo is a policeman for a special unit in 8elgium. 8ut *acha is not an ordinary policeman. He
213 444444444 2be3 blind since he as born. Hoever$ *acha.s blindness 223 444444444 2never + stop3
him from en<oying a full and successful life.
1hen he as young$ his parents 233 444444444 2teach3 him to be independent and as a child he
243 444444444 2go3 to ordinary schools ith seeing children. 1hile in school$ *acha 253 444444444
2learn3 to use his ears instead of his eyes. Do his ears 2(3 444444444 2become3 so sensitive that he can hear
things that others cannot. *o hen the 8elgian police 2-3 444444444 2open3 a special listening unit to help solve
crimes in Guly 266-$ *acha 2/3 444444444 2ask3 for a <ob.
*acha uses his special talent to listen to recordings of criminals. telephone calls and conversations. 8y doing this$ *acha
2?3 444444444 2already + help3 the police to catch many criminals. )n one case$ he 2163 444444444
2listen3 to a criminal talking from inside a car and as able to tell hich type of car the man as in@
, 3ewrite each sentence with the word in brackets( .se the /ast Sim!le or /resent /er%ect Sim!le(
1. !he last time my father drove a car as in 2664. 2since3
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2. *he stopped eating seets to months ago. 2for3
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3. ) haven.t bought a ne <acket in to years. 2ago3
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