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Unit 1 – Grammar

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Choose the correct answer.
1. I … to Paris many times, but this trip is the most exciting.
a. have been
c. will have been
b. had been
d. was
2. Tim couldn’t do the homework because he … his books the day before.
a. have lost
c. didn’t lose
b. had lost
d. will have lost
3. They had read the book before they … the film.
a. saw
c. will have seen
b. had seen
d. has seen
4. By the time you read this letter, I … the country.
a. had left
c. will have left
b. have left
d. left
5. He … cooking before he got the job.
a. hasn’t studied
c. hadn’t studied
b. won’t have studied
d. didn’t study

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Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Perfect Simple, Past Perfect
Simple or Future Perfect Simple.
1. I ……………………… (already move) out of the city when you arrived in 2001.
2. John ……………………… (not read) the book by next week.
3. The dogs ……………………… (not eat) yet. Can you feed them?
4. The film starts in an hour. ……………………… they ……………………… (finish) their homework by then?
5. How much money ……………………… the children already ……………………… (spend) on sweets?

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Complete the sentences with the words in brackets. Use the Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect
Continuous.
1. Why did you go to the doctor?
Because ..................................................................................................... . (my leg / hurt / all week)
2. Do you like Martin?
I don’t know. I ......................................................................................................... . (just meet / him)
3. Did you go out with Janis yesterday?
No, I ....................................................................................................... . (not see / her / for a week)
4. Why is his electricity bill so high?
Because he .................................................................... . (use / the air conditioner / 24 hours a day)

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Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the affirmative or negative of the Present Perfect
Continuous or Past Perfect Continuous.
swim • do • shop • cook
1. I hope you’re hungry. I ……………………… all day!
2. Robert ……………………… well at school before his parents hired a tutor.
3. We ……………………… for hours when we decided to give up. We weren’t going to find the jacket we wanted.
4. Your hair is wet. ……………………… you ……………………… ?

He’s feeling better now and may return. 1. he (8) ……………………… (enjoy) the food the rest of us are told not to eat! Unit 1 – Vocabulary 1 Complete with the words: unfit • protein • nutritious • diet • recover • strength • appetite • exhausted 1. 8. I’m not hungry. 2. Could you please ……………………… (lock) the door for me? I forgot my keys. I stayed ……………………… (night) at my friend’s house. A vegetarian ……………………… doesn’t include meat.5 Choose the correct answer. When you aren’t feeling well. you must ……………………… (pay). 5. you’ll be ……………………… . Use the correct perfect tense or the Past Simple. your answer is ……………………… (correct). He eats a lot because he’s got a big ……………………… . im-. 1. Dan left the football team because he has been suffering / had been suffering / has suffered from poor health. over. Before this recommendation. 8. Use the prefixes un-. 7. doctors (1) ……………………… (tell) young people to stop eating fast food.or pre-. Because of that. nutritious diet. under-. a nutritious diet will help you ……………………… . Hercules had the ……………………… of ten men. For years. What was the solution to Ashley’s problem? To his amazement. 2. So you’re finally here! I waited / have been waiting / had waited for you since ten o’clock. 6. 4. 3. 6. If you don’t go to sleep. schools everywhere (3) ……………………… (recently change) their lunch menus to make them healthier. I like the other one better. Why won’t you have come / didn’t you come / haven’t you come to Sam’s party last night? 3. it’s a different story. Scientists (2) ……………………… (discover) a long time ago that fast food contains too much fat and salt. Sweets and chips aren’t ……………………… . doctors (5) ……………………… (prescribe) a diet of junk food! They (6) ……………………… (tell) Ashley that he needed the extra salt in food like hamburgers and crisps to keep his blood pressure up. But ever since then. By this time next year. Ashley (7) ……………………… (be) on a healthy. I ……………………… (agree) with you. Why don’t you start running? 4. 6 Complete the passage with the verbs in brackets. I’m sorry. But for UK teenager Ashley Clarke. they will have travelled / have travelled / have been travelling to India. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in brackets. dis-. 7. It’s ……………………… (polite) to talk with food in your mouth. I will have had / have had / have been having dinner. 5. Ashley (4) ……………………… (faint) several times a day for years before doctors discovered that he had a rare medical condition. There may be more than one correct answer. 2. You’re ……………………… . Cheese. multi-. in-. Would you like to try again? 4. 3. Would you like to buy this ……………………… (purpose) cleaning spray? You can use it on anything at home. In order to reserve your tickets. My father takes the ……………………… (ground) train to work every day. 5. . eggs and meat are good sources of ……………………… .

A ……………………… consists of all the food groups. but he made a ……………………… . They rarely consumed green vegetables or fruit. 5 Complete the passage with the words below. Leanne ……………………… because she went swimming in the middle of the winter. lose – recovery / weight / health 2. which makes you (8) ……………………… so you eat even less nutritious food. In addition. like walking up the stairs to your next lesson. Paul was ill. you’re often (1) ……………………… ? Do you frequently miss school because you have (2) ……………………… and it takes you a long time to (3) ……………………… from every illness? It could be that your diet isn’t (4) ……………………… enough. gain – vitamins / iron / weight 4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the collocations from Exercise 3.3 Choose the correct word to form a collocation. You should ……………………… if you don’t want to get fat. poor – calcium / health / strength 8. 5. caught a cold • recover • exhausted • balanced meals • strength • nutritious • iron • lose your appetite • vitamin Do you find that no matter how much you sleep. Susan ……………………… when she was ill. My grandmother got so thin that her doctors put her on a high fat diet so she would ……………………… . quick – recovery / appetite / weight 6. In a recent study. I don’t like eating a lot at night. Let’s order a ……………………… . it was discovered that more than half the young people in the UK weren’t eating (5) ……………………… . 6. This causes anemia. light – iron / recovery / meal 5. balanced – diet / vitamin / strength 3. He rarely gets out of bed. 3. watch your – weight / flavour / appetite 4. 4. The end result is that you won’t have the (9) ……………………… to do everyday activities. 8. 7. Mr Jones is very old and is in ……………………… . 1. catch – health / a diet / a cold 7. 2. . so they didn’t get enough (6) ……………………… C. 1. more than 13 per cent of the teenagers in the UK had very low levels of (7) ……………………… in their blood because they didn’t eat enough red meat or meat substitutes.