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Placement

test
Written test

Choose the best answer for each question.

Stop when the questions become too difficult.

Spend no more than 40 minutes on the test.

Where

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A1 to C1

from?

Im from Russia.
A you are
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B you

We have

house in Moscow.

A any
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B a

I have two

B daughters

I work in a

B hotel

This is my brother.
A Her

I get up

I like apples, but I


A dont like

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C Hes

five people in my family.

A for
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C supermarket

names Paul.
B His

A They are
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C children

. Im a doctor.

A hospital
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C an

, a boy and a girl.

A sons
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C are you

Excuse me,

B There is

C There are

7 oclock in the morning.


B at

C in

bananas.
B like

C do like

speak French?

A do you

B you do

How much are

shoes?

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C you

A this

B these

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C that

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Where are my glasses?


Theyre

the table.

A at
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My sister

B on
tennis very well.

A plays
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B play

I usually go to work

B with

I dont see my parents very often


B but

Rosie stayed

Last night I

B at

The

B did go

C was

B restaurant

Do you want to listen to music or


A see

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to

is quite expensive but the food there is excellent.


A film

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to the cinema.

A went
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C because

home yesterday afternoon.

A in
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C by
they live in South Africa.

A so
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C playing

train.

A on
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C in

C book
TV?

B look

C watch

B Where

C What

were you at the weekend?


I was in Scotland.
A When

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you have a good time at the party?


Yes, it was fun.
A Did

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C Had

B Marias

C Marias

Are youEnglish teacher?


A Maria

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B Were

Bob will meet


A us

at the airport.
B we

C our

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Im going to a concert tonight.


A Do

you like to come?


B Are

C Would

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use your dictionary?


Sure. Here you are.
A Could I

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B Could you

I like this apartment but the

is too expensive for me.

A money
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B rent

Excuse me, how do I

C cost

to the bus station?

A come
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C Do I

B get

C arrive

Do you sell stamps?


Yes, we do. How

do you want?

A any
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OK

Id like

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B any

B Heres

C Theres

Is this a good time to talk?

A cook

dinner.
B am cooking

I think cycling is more dangerous


A as
We
A

C cooking
driving.

B like

C than

going to the theatre next Saturday.


will

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B do

C are

meet for coffee some time soon.


A Lets

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C a

a bus stop near my flat.

Sorry, no. I

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C right

milk in my coffee, please.

A Its

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B great

A some

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C much

Sorry Im so late.
Thats

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B many

B Do you

Kamal has got a holiday home near

C Shall they
sea.

A a

B the

C some

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If youve got a headache, you


A should

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B did

B Are you

A enough

B lot

it tomorrow.

A finishes

B is going to finish

Paula

B really

A is

B yes

We never

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B hadnt

We paid the restaurant bill


B with

The last time I

Joanna was in Paris.

A have seen

B saw

If you

C had

D didnt have

C on

D by

C see

D was seeing

money from a friend, you should always pay it back promptly.


B earn

C spend

D lend

C neednt

D dont have

C make

D exercise

Can I make myself a cup of coffee?


Of course. You
A havent

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D right

credit card.

A to

A borrow
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C so

a television when I was a child.

A have had
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C much

Is Ottawa the capital of Canada?


I think

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C finished

loves working with children.

A very
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C too much

Did Amina finish the report?


No. She

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C Did you

I only get about five hours sleep a night.


Thats not

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C had

ever been to New York?


A Have you

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go home.

I
A do

to ask.
B mustnt

a lot of sport in my free time.


B practise

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anywhere interesting recently?


A Do you go

B Have you been

C Are you going

D Will you go

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Its Walters birthday on Friday. He


A should

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B can

B so

If the weather

bad tomorrow, we can go to a museum.

A will be

B was

Hans isnt here. He

Have you finished


A paint

If I

D were

C sorry to hear that

D not bad, thanks.

B had been

C has been

D had gone

time on Friday is fine.

B All the

C Every

D Any

climb the wall and jump into our neighbours garden.


B did

C have

D used

C painting

D painted

the wall yet?


B to paint

hotel in the city and cant find a room.


B any

C every

D all

she became a nurse.


B until

C if

D since

C had lived

D live

closer to my office, I could walk to work.


A lived

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C was

to see his grandmother. Hell be back tomorrow.

Lena used to find work boring


A unless

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B I do apologise

Can you help me? Ive tried


A many

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are

When I was a child, I


A would

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drunk around the world every day.

Would you mind changing my appointment?


A Next

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D would be

A has gone

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C is

D as

My mums not very well.


A it doesnt matter

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C than

About a billion cans of Coca-Cola


B

D shall

learning the violin.

A like

Oh,

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C will

Learning the piano isnt as difficult

A is
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be 30, I think.

B would live

outside the cinema when suddenly a police car arrived.


A stood

B was standing

C have stood

D am standing

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Shall we go to The Riceboat for dinner?


It

be fully booked. Theyre sometimes busy on a Monday.

A will
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B may

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B yet

Dont worry, I

you a lift if you want.

A give

B am giving

My doctor advised me

B taking

I couldnt

B live

Julia

Dont worry if I

D take

B mustnt

C wont

D cant

B was

C has been

D is being

late tonight. Im going to the gym after work.


B will be

Have you tried

some aspirin?

A to take

B take

Boxing is a sport

Jon

C would be

D was

C took

D taking

requires a lot of speed and fitness.


B that

C what

D where

working on this project for a couple of months so he hasnt made much progress yet.
A is only

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C set

Ive got a terrible headache, and it wont go away.

A it
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D to take

married since she was 20.

A am

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C having taken

be mine then. Mines got my name on the front.

A is

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D m going to give

up with the noise in the city, so we moved to the countryside.

A might not

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C ll give

Theres no name on this dictionary.


It

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D only

more exercise.

A put
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C just

Ive got to be at work in five minutes.

A take
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D must

Weve come back from a trip to India. It was amazing.


A already

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C can

I was wondering
Sure, go ahead.

B has only been

C was only

I could ask you some questions.

D had only been

A what

B if

C that

D how

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What clothes should I pack for a trip to Boston?


Well, it depends
A on

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the time of year that you go.


B with

Ive finished this salad and Im still hungry. I


A must have

B would have

C up

D to

ordered something more filling.


C should have

D may have

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