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EXTENSION

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VOCABULARY
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Choose the words that CANT be used to complete the sentence.

1. I hope will come along.


a. an interesting job
b. an opportunity to travel
c. the annual summer sales
2. You should apply for .
a. a table at the restaurant
b. a scholarship to university
c. a holiday job at a swimming pool
3. I was the last person to get off .
a. the bus
b. the car
c. the plane
4. Shes virtually .
a. always had a job
b. a millionaire
c. the oldest child in the family
5. He needed oil .
a. for his lorry
b. to run the machinery
c. for the thirsty team
6. It was a terrific .
a. meal
b. day
c. accident
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Rewrite the sentences using the words below. Make any necessary changes.
straight regrets stifling poured down summoned choice

1. There isnt enough air to breathe in this room.


This room ....................................................................................................
2. You cant avoid going with your parents.
You ..............................................................................................................
3. The boss ordered me to come to his office.
I ...................................................................................................................
4. Ive never been sorry that I married Jim.
Ive got ..........................................................................................................
5. I didnt stop anywhere until I got home.
I ...................................................................................................................
6. It didnt stop raining all weekend.
The rain ........................................................................................................

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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the phrasal verbs below. Use a dictionary to help you.
turn down turn away turn round turn into
see off turn out see through see into

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6.
7.
8.

We were .................................. at the ticket desk because there were no tickets left.
I was offered a job at the bank but I .................................. it .................................. .
When I arrived for the interview, a secretary .................................. me .................................. the managers office.
At first we believed his stories, but after a while we .................................. his lies.
Its only in fairy tales that animals .................................. people.
I heard footsteps behind me and .................................. to see who it was.
We all thought he was poor, but it .................................. that he was actually very rich.
Jim isnt here right now. He .................................. his parents at the airport.

Complete the passages with the words or expressions below. Note that Jill uses American English and
Betty uses British English.
shopping cart / trolley closet / wardrobe two weeks / fortnight purse / handbag
pants / trousers chips / French fries chemists / drugstore yard / garden
faucet / tap pavement / sidewalk mail / post biscuits / cookies

Jills story:
I got out of her car, walked across the 1. .................................. , and went into the 2. .................................. to buy
some toothpaste. As I approached the cashier, I realised I had no money. Id left my 3. .................................. in the
car, so I went to get it. Then I went to the supermarket, where I filled the 4. .................................. with my weekly
supply of food, not forgetting frozen 5. .......................... to have with the steak for supper, and chocolate chip
6. .................................. for the children.
Bettys story:
For the last 7. .................................. , the weather has been so bad that the boys havent been able to play in the
8. .................................. . Yesterday, I offered to take them to the cinema if they got ready quickly. In five minutes,
theyd washed their hands and faces under the kitchen 9. .................................. , changed into clean
10. .................................. and grabbed their jackets from the 11. .................................. . We even had enough time
for me to stop off and 12. .................................. a Christmas card to my friend Jill in New York.

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GRAMMAR
1

Match the beginning of each sentence in I to a suitable ending in II.

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2.
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6.
7.

Jim wishes
Id be delighted
If he hadnt been poor,
If he finishes his homework,
Let us know
If he goes to Scotoland,
She would have been pleased

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs below.

II
...... a.
...... b.
...... c.
...... d.
...... e.
...... f.
...... g.

if you had apologised.


he may visit a castle.
life would have been easier.
he had more free time.
if you lived nearer.
he can watch television.
if you want to come.

have travel visit know call talk land


1.
2.
3.
4.

If I .................................. a million dollars, I .................................. around the world.


I cant hear you. I wish they .................................. quietly.
We .................................. you if we .................................. you were in hospital.
.................................. me as soon as you .................................. at the airport.

Write conditional sentences using the words in brackets.

1. Jerry forgot to look at his e-mails. (look / e-mails / get / my message)


.......................................................................................................................
2. I hope Dan writes to me when hes abroad. (reply / at once / write)
.......................................................................................................................
3. Sally dreams of taking up horse-riding, but its too expensive. (take up / not be / so expensive)
.......................................................................................................................
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Correct the mistakes in the following sentences.

1.

I wish I would go to England next summer.


.......................................................................................................................
Theyll come home as soon as theyll finish the job.
.......................................................................................................................
If we hadnt stopped for pizza, we hadnt missed the bus.
.......................................................................................................................
Tommy would get better marks if he works a bit harder.
.......................................................................................................................
I wish I was a bit taller.
.......................................................................................................................
If only I would have been more careful.
.......................................................................................................................

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6.

Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets.

1. She should have listened to the doctor. (if only)


.......................................................................................................................
2. We didnt meet you because we didnt know the train time. (if)
.................................................................................
3. Sam always has to rush because he gets up late. (earlier)
.......................................................................................................................
4. Im sorry that I cant tell you. (wish)
.......................................................................................................................
5. My advice to you is to go to the police. (I)
.......................................................................................................................
6. Dolly is upset because shes not as pretty as her sister. (wishes)
.......................................................................................................................

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Complete the passage with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

Durians are a tropical fruit with a strong smell. If they 1. .................................. (not smell) so unpleasant, people
2. .................................. (probably keep) them in the fridge or kitchen. A man in Singapore put his durians near the
window of his high-rise flat. Now he wishes he 3. .................................. (never buy) the fruit at all. It fell out of the window
on to the head of a passer-by who then went and complained to the police. If the police 4. .................................. already
.................................. (not have) a number of similar complaints, they 5. .................................. (might not take) the matter
so seriously. However, the man was given a prison sentence as a warning to others. The message was: If you live in a
high-rise building, 6. .................................. (not drop) anything out of the window.

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