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ENGLISH TEST GROUPS FOR TEST 1, 2014, DUE ON 16 April 2014

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Public Sector Economy


Economy and Business
Finance and Banking

09,00 10,00
10,15 11,15
11,30 12,30

TEST SAMPLE
BUSINESS ENGLISH Test 1, 2014
1- USE ONE OF THE PRESENT TENSES OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS
(Present Simple/Continuous, Present Perfect/Continuous)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

She is attending a course at the Institute this month. (ATTEND)


Women work better with small children than men. (WORK)
I am beginning to understand what you mean. (BEGIN, MEAN)
It's the best opportunity you have had for years! (HAVE)
They have known/know each other for many years. (KNOW)
He has been working for a publisher's for five years now. (WORK)
Look! He is running across the street towards you! (RUN)

2 - USE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TENSES OF THE BOLDED VERBS


(Present Perfect Simple or Simple Past Tense)
1.
2.
3.

4.

5.

You borrow much money this week. You have borrowed much money this week.
-Yes, quite a lot. I buy a new coat on Thursday. I bought a new coat on Thursday.
You see Stella lately? Have you seen Stella lately?
-I see her a fortnight ago but I not see her since then. I saw her a fortnight ago but I have
not seen her since then.
The new underground system be built in your city yet? Has the new underground system
been built in your city yet?
- No, not yet. Only the southern section be completed last year. Only the soutern section
was completed last year.
You register for any of these courses yet? Have you registered for any of these courses
yet?
- I register for banking. I read a lot about it in my last term at the University. I registered
for banking. I read a lot about it in my last term at the University.
Still waiting! The doctor not come yet? Hasnt the doctor come yet?
- He come an hour ago but not see any patient yet. He came an hour ago but hasnt seen
any patient yet.

3. Make WH-questions for the underlined words

1. Many people were injured, and were taken to hospital. Where were many injured people
taken to?
2. She has been waiting a long time in the office for the clerk. Where has she been waiting a
long time for the clerk?
3. The woman lost interest in the case. Who lost interest in the case?
4. The clerk didn't know anything about the message. What didnt the clerk know anything
about?
5. She would take good care of the boy. What would she take?
4. CHOOSE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE PASSIVE:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

We were woken up by loud noise during the night.


A woke up B are woken up
C were woken up D were waking up
There's somebody walking behind us. I think we are being followed.
A we are following B we are being followed
C we are followed D we are being
following
"Where were you born?" "In London."
A were you born
B are you born
C have you been born
D did you born
The train was supposed to arrive at 11.30 but it was an hour late.
A supposed to
B is supposed to
C was supposed to
Where did you have your hair cut? Which hairdresser did you go to?
A did you cut your hair
B have you cut your hair
C did you have cut your hair
D did you have your hair cut

5 -COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES USING CAUSATIVE HAVE


1
My car has broken.
I must have my car repaired (repair).
2
His shirts are dirty.
He must have his shirts washed (wash).
3
The grass is too high.
We have to have the grass trimmed (trim).
4
The letter should be in French.
We must have the letter translated (translate).
5
His tooth is very bad.
He's got to have his tooth taken out (take out).
6 -INSERT THE RIGHT PREPOSITION: AT, UNTIL, ON, NEAR, IN FRONT OF, FOR
Marko and Milan are ___________ the theatre. They are standing ___________ the door and
waiting ___________ their friends Ana and Vera. The show is on ___________ 7.30, so they
can wait ___________ 7.25. They don't want to be late ___________ the show.
___________ 7.20 they see the girls ___________ the crossing. They are coming
___________ foot. They are pleased to see the girls.
7 What is impersonal it?
Considering that English sentence cant be without a subject, in some cases we use impersonal it
like a formal subject. It is never translated into Serbian.

Example: Translate into English:


1. Za njega je vano rei da je bio u ratu u inostranstvu.
It is important for him to say that he was in war abroad./ It is important to say that he was in
war abroad.
2. Pria se da je bio umijean u razne nezakonite poslove.
It is said that he was involved in various illegal jobs.