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1 Language Test

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Unit 1 Language Test—Student A 1
Vocabulary (20 points)
1 Complete the sentences with a or an and
the correct word from the box. (8 points)
nurse chef plumber mechanic reporter
receptionist waitress actor cashier
0 A mechanic repairs cars.
1 serves food in a
restaurant.
2 repairs baths and
sinks.
3 interviews people
for a newspaper.
4 cooks in a
restaurant.
5 receives payments
for goods in a store.
6 performs in a play
or movie.
7 works in a hospital.
8 welcomes guests
at a hotel.
2 Write the American English for words 1–3
and the British English for words 4–6. (6 points)
0 taxi
1 biscuit
2 film
3 holiday
4 pants
5 sidewalk
6 subway
3 Circle the correct answer. (6 points)
0 That movie star is very loyal / generous /
polite. She gives a lot of money to charity.
1 Something cheerful is serious / annoying / fun.
2 Marco is selfish / serious / moody. He cares
only about himself.
3 Robert is a top student, but he never talks
about it. He’s so honest / patient / modest.
4 Her brother is so sensitive / cheerful /
relaxed. He smiles all the time.
5 We have to wait for ten minutes. Don’t be so
stuck-up /self-confident / impatient.
6 I don’t like unfriendly / serious / dishonest
people. They have no sense of humor.
Grammar (20 points)
4 Complete the sentences with the correct
form of the verbs in parentheses. (8 points)
0 She can’t talk to you now. She’s taking (take) a
shower.
1 My parents met while they
(study) law at
college.
2 I (not want) to go
to the movies tonight.
3 We (go) to
Disneyland when I was eight.
4 Peter (prefer) rock
to hip-hop.
5 When you called, I
(get) ready for school.
6 He’s an author, but he
(not write) at the
moment.
7 We (play)
basketball every day.
8 I (not see) her
yesterday.
5 Write questions for the underlined answers.
(6 points)
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My birthday is in March.
1 ?
I usually have lunch at home.
2 ?
She goes to the movies once a week.
3 ?
That bag is Dave’s.
4 ?
It takes about 20 minutes to get to school.
cab
When’s your birthday
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5 ?
I’m waiting for my sister and her boyfriend.
6 ?
He’s wearing his warm coat because it’s cold.
6 Correct the mistakes and rewrite the
sentences. (6 points)
0 I’m usually getting good grades at school.

1 The teacher asked her a question, but she
wasn’t answering it.

2 We were meeting a lot of interesting people
while we were traveling.

3 I’m sure Tim isn’t going swimming every day.

4 My parents are not understanding me.

5 I can’t go out now. I study for my history test.

6 I read a book when I heard a strange noise.

Communication (20 points)
7 Match the questions (1–10) with the correct
answers (a–k). (10 points)
0 Do you have our tickets? a
1 What’s your boyfriend like?
2 What time does the movie start?
3 What does Pablo do in his free time?
4 How long does the train take?
5 What does your father do?
6 How are things?
7 What’s “soccer” called in British English?
8 What’s the American-English word for
“holiday”?
9 What’s Tom doing?
10 Who is it?
a Yes, here they are.
b He’s watching the news.
c At five o’clock.
d He’s a teacher.
e It’s Matthew.
f He’s very intelligent.
g He plays football.
h Football.
i About two hours.
j Good, thanks.
k Vacation.
8 Complete the conversation with words from
the box. (10 points)
going worry in fact for there doing
by thanks hi How about impatient
I usually get good grades at school.
Cathy: 0 , Mike. Good to see you
again.
Mike: Hi, Cathy. How’s it 1 ?
Cathy: Good, 2 . 3 ,
I have a new job! 4 you?
Mike: Congratulations! I’m still looking!
Cathy: Don’t 5 ! I’m sure you’ll find
something soon.
Mike: I know, I know. But looking for a job is
really hard!
Cathy: Don’t be 6 . It takes time to
find a job. What are you 7
here?
Mike: I’m waiting 8 Sue. We’re
going to a concert.
Cathy: Cool! I think you should go
9 bus. It’s raining.
Mike: Good idea. Ah, 10 she is.
Susan, Susan! Over here!
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Vocabulary / 20
Grammar / 20
Communication / 20
Total / 60
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