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Vocabulary


1 Circle the word that doesn’t belong.
1. passengers • firefighters • rescue team • search party
2. terrified • stay calm • screamed • scared of
3. brave • save someone’s life • rescue • health
4. alive • safe • bored • lucky
5. satisfied • worried • frustrated • exhausted
2 Choose the correct continuation to show that you have understood the meaning of the words in bold.
1. Liz is terrified of … .
a. getting up in the morning
b. snakes
2. Put on … to keep warm before you go outside.
a. a heavy coat
b. a bathing suit
3. The teacher praised the students when they … .
a. did well in the test
b. failed the test
4. My keys are missing from my bag.
a. I know where I put them.
b. I can’t find them anywhere.
5. The coach was irritated by … .
a. the team’s performance
b. the evening meal
6. Brad and Ellen were injured when … .
a. a car hit them
b. they went to hospital
3 Complete the sentences with the words and phrases below. There are more words than you need.
relieved • trapped • emergency landing • crew • survival
eventually • realised • reached • suffered • damage
1. We drove for three hours before we reached a town with a hospital.
2. The pilot made an emergency landing because of an engine problem.
3. The young mother was relieved when the police found her lost child.
4. Michelle realised that Tim wasn’t interested in her when he stopped phoning.
5. The train was very late but eventually it arrived at the station.
6. The cat was trapped in the tree, so Will climbed up to bring it down.
7. The ship’s crew was waiting to welcome us.
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4 Replace the words in bold with the words and phrases below.
victim • screamed • stayed calm • is scared of • on his own • passengers
1. The people who were riding on the bus complained about the uncomfortable seats. passengers
2. The little girl fears the dark and loud noises. is scared of
3. Alan solved the problem by himself. on his own
4. When the fire started, the office workers didn’t get upset. They left the building quietly. stayed calm
5. The person who was attacked was an 80-year-old woman. victim
6. Becky shouted in a high voice when she saw a mouse in her room. screamed
5 Complete the sentences by adding a suffix to the words in brackets.
1. The concert was exciting (excite). We loved every minute!
2. Peter was confused (confuse) by the instructions. He had to ask his teacher to repeat them.
3. This cake is the most amazing (amaze) thing I have ever tasted.
4. When are you interested (interest) in visiting us?
5. Kate was thrilled (thrill) when Andrew asked her to marry him.
6. Driving in the heavy snowstorm was a frightening (frighten) experience.
6 Match A to B to form sentences.
A B
1. The man risked his life to save the girl 6 a. an hour after the plane had left.
2. The news reports natural disasters 1 b. when he went into the burning building.
3. We searched the whole neighbourhood, 5 c. Sandra cry.
4. How did you manage 2 d. like earthquakes and hurricanes.
5. The shocking news made 4 e. to save so much money from your summer job?
6. They reached the airport 3 f. but we couldn’t find our cat.
7 Match A to B to form sentences.
A B
1. The search party found the boy 4 a. because her mother stopped giving her sweets.
2. The teacher praised the class 3 b. the finish line first.
3. Surprisingly, the best runner didn’t reach 1 c. after looking in the woods for six hours.
4. The little girl’s health improved 5 d. or do you still need my help?
5. Can you finish the project on your own, 2 e. for getting the best marks in the school.
8 Complete the sentences by adding a suffix to the words below.
exhaust • frighten • excite • irritate • bore
1. Amy was very excited by the lovely presents that she got for her birthday.
2. I’m exhausted because I stayed up all night to finish my history project.
3. That music is really irritating. Please turn it off!
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4. The dog is frightened of loud noises and always barks during a thunderstorm.
5. Ben doesn’t recommend this book because he thinks it’s boring.
9 Match the words in box A to the words in box B to form expressions to complete the sentences. Make any
necessary changes.
A keep • save • stay • emergency • fear • road

B her life • calm • accident • of • warm • landing
1. The pilot decided to make an emergency landing at the nearest airport because someone on the plane
was very ill.
2. You have to wear special clothes to keep warm when you go skiing in the mountains.
3. My little brother won’t go to the beach because he is scared of water.
4. I heard about a terrible road accident on the news; a car hit a school bus.
5. Louise couldn’t stay calm when Ted insulted her in front of their friends.
6. The man pulled the girl out of the river and saved her life.
10 Complete the sentences to show that you have understood the meaning of the words in bold.
Accepted all logical and grammatically correct answers
1. The doctors were relieved when ............................................................................................... .
2. My parents have realised that ................................................................................................... .
3. It was difficult, but Oliver eventually ........................................................................................ .
11 Complete the passages with the words and phrases below. There are more words than you need.
panic • satisfying • firefighters • interesting • risk • survivors • alive • natural disaster
rescue team • rescue • exciting • brave • damage
1. Last night, we saw a very
1.
interesting television show. It was about the miners in Chile in South
America. People worked very hard to
2.
rescue them. I think they were very
3.
brave because they were underground for 69 days and they didn’t
4.
panic.
2. Luke volunteered to be part of a
1
rescue team
.
in Haiti after the earthquake. He says it was difficult
helping the
2.
survivors, but he found the work to be very
3.
satisfying. He says he will continue
volunteering whenever there is a
4.
natural disaster in the world.
3. Racing car drivers
1.
risk their lives every time they compete. They drive very fast and if there is an
accident, they may not come out of it
2.
alive. Racing car driving may be an
3.
exciting sport to watch,
but it is also very dangerous!
12 Complete the mini-dialogues with the words and phrases below. Make any necessary changes.
lucky • missing • worried • manage • safe • injured • scared of • plane crash • relief
1. A: Jon was in the
1.
plane crash near Bristol yesterday.
B: Was he
2.
injured?
A: No. He was really
3.
lucky!
2. A: I’m
1.
worried about leaving the children alone.
B: They’re already old enough to stay at home. They’ll be
2.
safe if they lock the door.
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A: You’re right. There is nothing to be
3.
scared of leaving them on their own.
3. A: Did you find your
1.
missing wallet?
B: Yes, I found it on the floor of the car. It was a
2.
relief because I had a lot of money in it.
A: It’s good that you
3.
managed to find it.

Grammar


1 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. Use the Past Simple or Present
Perfect Simple.
1. Judy left (leave) the building an hour ago.
2. Have you had (have) time to visit your grandparents lately?
3. I didn’t like (not like) the book that I read for my English project.
4. The children were (be) tired after the hike on Saturday.
5. He hasn’t hired (not hire) anyone yet.
6. How long have they known (know) each other?
2 Write sentences with the words below. Make any necessary changes. Use the Present Perfect Simple or
Past Simple.
1. already / for the evening / the shop / close
The shop has already closed for the evening.
2. my sister / to buy / yesterday / a new pen / forget
My sister forgot to buy a new pen yesterday.
3. miss / the film / we / the beginning / just / of
We have just missed the beginning of the film.
4. 2009 / not see / Jake / his cousins / since
Jake hasn’t seen his cousins since 2009.
5. to work / not take / they / last week / the car
They didn’t take the car to work last week.
3 Complete the sentences with a suitable time expression.
1. My family has owned this shop since 1982.
2. I’ve known Terri for six years.
3. I’ve never been to the USA. I’d love to go!
4. Have you had lunch yet?
5. Oh, no! We’ve just missed the bus.
4 Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the Past Simple or Past Perfect Simple.
enjoy • turn off • stop • finish • forget • repair • come • hear • call • read
1. The dogs had stopped barking by the time the police came.
2. Did you turn off the stove after you had finished cooking?
3. John had heard the news before he read it in the newspaper.
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4. No one enjoyed the party because Andrew had forgotten to bring the music.
5. By the time the technician called, my brother had repaired the computer.
5 Write questions for the answers below. Pay attention to the words in bold. Use the Present Simple, Past
Simple or Past Perfect Simple.
1. Has she just signed a new contract?
Yes, she has just signed a new contract.
2. Why did you walk to school?
I walked to school because I need the exercise.
3. How many songs did the singer sing?
The singer sang two songs.
4. Did all the students pass the test?
Yes, all the students passed the test.
5. When did the basketball team win the game?
The basketball team won the game last night.
6. How long have they lived in the house?
They have lived in the house for three years.
6 Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple or Past
Perfect Simple.
1. Larry’s parents gave (give) him money for his birthday last month. He has just bought (just buy) a
new bicycle with the money.
2. By the time the train arrived (arrive), many people had come (come) to the station.
3. We sold (sell) all the tickets for the school party yesterday, but the girls haven’t decorated (not
decorate) the room yet.
4. Had Steve sent (send) the letter before he talked (talk) to his boss?
5. Marie hasn’t stopped (not stop) crying since Graham left (leave) town.
7 Complete each sentence according to the meaning of the original sentence. Use the words in brackets.
1. Next week, I’m meeting my cousin from Canada for the first time. (never)
I have never met my cousin from Canada.
2. They want to sell the car soon. (yet)
They haven’t sold the car yet.
3. Did you eat seafood in the past? (ever)
Have you ever eaten seafood?
4. Jan sent her job application yesterday. (already)
Jan has already sent her job application. .
5. The last time Charles saw his sister was a month ago. (for)
Charles hasn’t seen his sister for a month. .
8 Choose the correct verbs to complete the sentences. Use the Past Simple or Present Perfect Simple.
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1. It’s nine o’clock and Phillip has already eaten breakfast. He woke up at six o’clock. (already eat /
wake up)
2. We are surprised because our teacher has just told us that this material will be in the test. We didn’t
study this material at school last year. (not study / just tell)
3. She hasn’t bought a new dress for her sister’s wedding yet. She can’t find anything, although she
looked in the shops last week. (look / not buy)
4. It has never snowed in April, but yesterday the weatherman said that it could happen this year. (never
snow / say)
5. Nine months ago, Kate took her first driving lesson. Unfortunately, she still hasn’t passed the driving
test. (take / not pass)
9 Complete the passages with the verbs in brackets. Use the Past Simple or Past Perfect Simple.
1. The restaurant manager
1.
had hired (hire) a new waitress by the time
I
2.
came (come) for the interview. I
3.
was (be) very disappointed because I
4.
had lost (lose) my job
the week before.
2. Mum
1.
had already prepared (already prepare) all the food for the picnic when it
2.
began (begin) to rain. She
3.
blamed (blame) us because we
4.
hadn’t listened (not listen) to the
weather forecast.
3. After the team
1.
had won (win) the championship, the fans
2.
went (go) to the city centre to celebrate. The police
3.
had closed (close) off the streets before the fans
4.
arrived (arrive).
10 Write sentences with the words below. Use the Past Simple or Past Perfect Simple.
1. drive / after / George / basketball practice / home / he / finish / ?
Did George drive home after basketball practice had finished?
2. that day / because / I / breakfast / hungry / be / not eat / I / .
I was hungry because I hadn’t eaten breakfast that day.
3. sit down / the audience / start / by the time / the play / ?
Had the audience sat down by the time the play started?
11 Complete the mini-dialogues with the verbs below. Use the Past Simple, Present Perfect Simple
or Past Perfect Simple.
help • not want • be
1. A: Michael
1.
didn’t want to help me with my homework yesterday.
B:
2.
Has he ever helped you?
A: No, he
3.
has always been like this.
break in • go • happen
2. A: What a mess! What
1.
happened to your house?
B: A thief
2.
broke in after we
3.
had gone to sleep.
not see • return
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3. A: I
1.
haven’t seen Terry and Nan recently. Where are they?
B: They
2.
have just returned from Africa.
12 Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets. Do not change the original meaning of the sentences.
1. The taxi came to the house at eight o’clock. The visitors were ready to leave. (by the time)
By the time the taxi had come to the house, the visitors were ready to leave.
2. She started at this company seven years ago. (worked)
She has worked at this company for seven years.
3. Sue cleaned the floor. Then she washed the dishes. (after)
After Sue had cleaned the floor, she washed the dishes.
4. In 1999, Dan’s first book was written. (wrote)
Dan wrote his first book in 1999.
5. The children ate all the biscuits so Mum baked some more. (eaten)
After the children had eaten all the biscuits, Mum baked some more.
13 Write three sentences for each of the phrases below. Add any necessary words. Use the Past Simple,
Present Perfect Simple and Past Perfect Simple.
Accepted all logical and grammatically correct answers.
1. travel abroad
a. .......................................................................................................................................................
b. .......................................................................................................................................................
c. .......................................................................................................................................................
2. rain heavily
a. .......................................................................................................................................................
b. .......................................................................................................................................................
c. .......................................................................................................................................................

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