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unit 1

Name: _________________________________________ Score: ____________ / 30 points
PHOTOCOPIABLE © Pearson Central Europe Sp. z o.o. 2011 New Matura Success Intermediate
1 Complete the missing words. The first letter of each
word is given. (7 points)
Jamie is wearing baggy jeans which are very
loose and
r________ at the knees – the holes
are quite big. They’re held up with a leather

b________. He’s also got on a red T-shirt which
is made of
c________ and he’s carrying
a sweatshirt with a 
h________ at the top. On his
feet he’s wearing black
b________ which are
t________ now, they’re not old-fashioned.
He isn’t wearing any jewellery but he has got

p________ in his left eyebrow.
2 Complete the sentences with the verbs in the box.
There are two extra verbs that you do not need.
(7 points)
calm bump feel fool go hang
make put take try
I like this dress, I want to try it on and see
if it looks good.
1 Adults don’t like it when teenagers ________
out on the streets with their friends.
2 Mark is quite lonely, he wants to ________
new friends.
3 They’re behaving very badly, you shouldn’t
________ up with their behaviour!
4 Pete is always angry for no reason, he should
________ down.
5 On Friday nights I often ________ dancing
with my friends. It’s fun!
6 When I ________ bored I phone my friends.
7 People don’t ________ me seriously, they think
I’m joking all the time. It annoys me!
3 Complete the missing words. The lines show you how
many letters to use. (2 points)
4 Choose the correct answers. (6 points)
Kathy and Mandy _____ a flat at university this
year. Kathy
_____ much money and she can’t go
out very often so she
_____ every evening. She
says food
_____ more and more expensive all
the time. She is paying for her studies
_____ so
she has to be careful with money. Mandy
careful with money. In fact, she usually
more money than she has!
a share c shares
b is sharing d are sharing
1 a isn’t having c don’t have
b doesn’t have d doesn’t having
2 a usually studies c is usually studying
b studies usually d is studying usually
3 a get c is getting
b gets d are getting
4 a myself c herself
b yourself d himself
5 a isn’t always c doesn’t always
b always isn’t d is always not
6 a spends c are spending
b spend d is spending
5 Complete the sentences and questions with the
correct forms of the verbs in brackets. Use the
Present Simple or Present Continuous. (8 points)
My friend Pete goes (go) to a dance group
once a week. He ’s preparing (prepare)
for a competition at the moment.
1 You’re at university now, aren’t you?
_____________ (you/belong) to any interesting
2 This week we _____________ (study) a lot
because we have exams next week.
3 I usually _____________ (have) guitar classes
on Fridays, but this month I _____________
(go) to  class on Thursdays because my
teacher is busy on Fridays.
4 _____________ (the price of computers/go
down) or are they the same price as before?
5 Kim _____________ (give) a presentation to
the class at the moment although generally
she _____________ (not/speak) much in class
because she’s very shy.
6 How often _____________ (Jamie/play)
football with his classmates?
I’m starting u n i v e r s i t y this week, so I’m

_ r _ _ h _ r. I want to
_ o _ _ some clubs
so that I can meet other students and have fun.
I’m already a 
_ _ m _ e _ of the debating
_ o _ i _ _ y and the film club and I’m looking
for a sports club now.
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