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I. Read the texte below and decide which variant A, B, C or D best fits each space. Circle the respective
letter in the grid:
10 p.
Example : 0a A is

B are

C be

D were

From the moment we 0) B born, we start learning about the world 1)………us. We learn a great deal of things
over a very 2)………period of time, and this forms the foundation 3)……..all our future learning. 4)………to
the age of six, we are extremely sensitive and we develop the important skills that will prepare us for 5)…….
life. Therefore, it is very important to have a good preschool programme 6)………helps us to develop hand-eye
co-ordination and problem-solving abilities, as well as exposing us to a 7)………variety of stimuli and
materials. Maria Montessori developed 8)………a programme, which helps children to 9)………their
intelligence and independence. The Montessori Method, as it is 10)………, combines practical activities, which
stimulate the senses of touch and smell, with mathematical and language development activities.
1. A against
2. A short
3 A of
4 A Above
5 A after
6 A what
7 A broad
8 A so
9 A expand
10 A known

B among
B small
B to
B Over
B next
B when
B far
B such
B increase
B called

C around
C little
C with
C Near
C later
C which
C rich
C quite
C develop
C titled

II. Find the unnecessary word for each sentence:

D along
D tiny
D on
D Up
D older
D who
D wide
D many
D improve
D branded

5 p.

1. Both of New York and Glasgow are cold in the winter.
2. He went to the town where he was born there.
3. What you do for a living it can affect your health.
4. People in desert regions are often being short of water.
5. My family got used to go to the same holiday destination every year.
6. Jane is being seeing the dentist this afternoon.
7. Sam and I am hardly ever argue – we are good friends.
8. For as such a good cook, he doesn’t make very good desserts.
9. The train to Reading is faster than by the bus.
10. I told Mark he could join with us on our trip this weekend.
III. Rephrase the following sentences starting with the given word(s).

10 p.

1. This will be their first performance in Italy.
This will be the first time……………………………………...
2. ‘Did you remember to bring your homework?’ the teacher asked the class.
The teacher asked the class ………………………………………
3. She stayed in the hotel the whole night and so did her sister.
She didn’t ……………………………………………………...
4. It was so cold that summer that we couldn’t go to the beach.
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