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Amanda Maris

New Headway Upper-Intermediate
Test Booklet

Note to the teacher
This Booklet consists of
• 12 Unit Tests
Each Unit Test revises the corresponding unit in
New Headway English Course Upper-Intermediate
Student’s Book.

• 3 Progress Tests
Progress Test 1 revises Units 1–4.
Progress Test 2 revises Units 5–8.
Progress Test 3 revises Units 9–12.

• Answer key
There is an answer key for all the exercises apart from the
translation exercise at the end of each unit test.

Each test has a total score of 100.

These tests may be photocopied freely for classroom use.
They may not be adapted, printed, or sold without the
permission of Oxford University Press.

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4 Complete the sentences with a compound noun or
Unit 1 adjective formed from life, house, or home. Make sure
you spell the word correctly (one word, two words, or
with a hyphen).
Name: _______________________________________
Example I never buy potatoes from a supermarket.
All our vegetables are home-grown.
1 How do you say these numbers and dates? Circle the 1 My children hated living abroad. They were
correct form (a or b). __________ the whole time.
Example 321 2 Since they won the lottery, they’ve enjoyed a
a three hundred and twenty-one
b three hundreds twenty-one luxurious __________ .

1 Liverpool 3–Chelsea 0 (football score) 3 I do my grandmother’s shopping as she is
a Liverpool three–Chelsea zero __________ .
b Liverpool three–Chelsea nil
4 Due to advances in medical science, people’s
2 01902 (phone code) __________ has increased.
a nought one nine nought two
b oh one nine oh two 5 We’ve finished decorating, so we’re organizing a
__________ party for all our friends.
3 40–0 (tennis score)
a forty–love b forty–nil 6 I was shocked to see the number of __________
4 7 May (date) people sleeping on the streets.
a the seventh of May b the seven of May
(2 points for each correct answer) 12
5 1999 (year)
a one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine 5 Complete the sentences with the correct form of do, be,
b nineteen ninety-nine or have. Some of the answers are negative.
(1 point for each correct answer) 5 Example Have you ever been to Japan?
1 I work in a large company, but I ____ like it very
2 Complete the table with the other parts of speech. Two
examples have been given. much.
2 ____ you been waiting long?
Noun Adjective Verb
3 It’s very hot today, ____ it?
promise promising promise
4 I don’t understand what they ____ saying.
scare __________ __________
5 The job ____ advertised in last night’s paper.
poison __________ __________
6 You don’t see your parents very often. When ____
__________ organized __________
they emigrate?
__________ __________ entertain
7 ‘Have you moved house yet?’ ‘No, we ____ .’
__________ __________ hate
8 A new road ____ being built through the town
(1 point for each correct answer) 10 centre at the moment.

3 Mark the stress on the following words. (1 point for each correct answer) 8

Example 'promise
organized development promising
playful entertain

(1 point for each correct answer) 5

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6 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the 8 Translate these sentences.
verb in italics. One example has been given.
1 She took the plunge and decided to emigrate about
have a month ago.
1 We have French classes twice a week. __________________________________________
2 Don’t call the office at one o’clock. We __________________________________________
____________________ a meeting. 2 We all suffered from culture shock at first, but now
3 You’re so lucky! You ____________________ three we feel very much at home.
holidays already this year. __________________________________________
work __________________________________________
4 I’m a designer, but I ____________________ in the 3 You’re boring me with all your questions. Go and
sales department at the moment. look it up in a book.

5 She ____________________ in London when I last __________________________________________

saw her. __________________________________________

6 He ____________________ for three different 4 If you’re bored, there’s plenty of housework to be
done.
companies since last year.
__________________________________________
travel
__________________________________________
7 Before she emigrated last year, she ____ never
____________________ abroad. 5 My life has changed a lot since I was made
redundant last year.
8 People ____________________ to the moon in the
__________________________________________
25th century.
__________________________________________
9 I ____________________ 5,000 miles by the end of
this month. 6 When my father was a child, his family decided to
move abroad.
(2 points for each correct answer) 16 __________________________________________

7 Make these sentences passive. __________________________________________
Example They’re repairing the bridge. 7 When I went to London last week, I had dinner at
The bridge is being repaired. a brilliant restaurant.
1 Has someone repaired your car? __________________________________________
__________________________________________ __________________________________________
2 They haven’t printed the results yet. 8 Are you being paid for working during the
holidays?
__________________________________________
__________________________________________
3 They won’t tell the staff about the problems.
__________________________________________
__________________________________________
9 That puppy’s very cute, but it hasn’t been house-
4 They are improving the property. trained yet.
__________________________________________ __________________________________________
5 They don’t manufacture computers at that factory. __________________________________________
__________________________________________ 10 If they haven’t been found by 9.30, we’ll have to
6 They will advertise the new product on TV. organize a search party.

__________________________________________ __________________________________________

7 They must do the work carefully. __________________________________________

__________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30

(2 points for each correct answer) 14 TOTAL 100

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____________________ next month. She just ____ me ____________________ . (2 points for each correct answer) 10 or How… . but he Unit 2 ____________________ and served someone else first. (1 point for each correct answer) 8 (2 points for each correct answer) 16 3 Complete the sentences with a word or expression from 5 Circle the correct form of the verb in each sentence. Not all the verbs are used. 1 Complete the exclamations with What …. been exploring the city all morning. company. I’m fed up 8 ____ responsibility for sth with __________ everything ____ myself. 6 ____ absolutely ridiculous! 1 My new computer didn’t work so I ____ it ____ to 7 ____ nice surprise! the shop. Example take drugs 4 I won’t ____________________ any rudeness from 1 ____ a risk the children. Name: _______________________________________ 5 My brother is a real loner. ____ us ____ to get there. Their company 2 Complete the expressions with take or put. the box and the correct form of take or put. her business 6 ____ pressure on sb suddenly __________ last year. 2 ____ awful! put on take off take after take out put off 3 ____ silly thing to say! take back put out put away put down put up with take over 4 ____ brilliant news! 5 ____ clever children! Example She puts on make-up twice a day. Example How terrific! 4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the phrasal verbs from the box. They’re travelling / They travel ages part around Europe. people were 1 My boss doesn’t appreciate what I do for the already queuing / already queued to get in. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 5 . Some of the verbs are in the 1 ____ wonderful meal! passive. 4 I tried to get the barman’s attention. I have to ____ everything ____ in my diary. 2 ____ place 5 Start your homework now! __________ it ____ until later! 3 ____ a plan into practice 6 There’s no danger now as the fire 4 ____ my advice ____________________ . (1 point for each correct answer) 8 3 They’re worried about their jobs. They always have to ____________________ . 5 ____ sb in charge of 7 After a lot of financial difficulty. 7 ____ my arm round sb 8 You should help me tidy up the house. 1 When I arrived at the tourist caves. He hates ____________________ in group activities. 8 ____ confusion! 2 My memory is hopeless. 3 We’re exhausted because we’ve explored / we’ve 3 It’s a shame that people have so little time to relax. What a …. 2 Could you move out of the way of my camcorder. 2 The hotel was supposed to be easy to find. Example I haven’t had any news from my friends drugs no notice for granted work first for ages. but it please? I record / I’m recording the display. Example I’ve never taken drugs in my life.

on. You take after your mother. 2 Thousands of tourists ____________________ ___________________________________________ (see) the temples in Thailand this year. 10 I ____ always ____ (think) of myself as a traveller ___________________________________________ rather than a tourist. 8 My back really hurts. ___________________________________________ 1 He ____________________ (write) a ‘green’ travel ___________________________________________ guide for the last six months. that people had left / had been leaving on 1 I’ve been taking exams recently. I couldn’t put it down. 4 My friends ____________________ (travel) around ___________________________________________ Australia for the last six months. ___________________________________________ 9 He __________ (catch) several serious illnesses 9 Mum’s nearly ready. I ____________________ ___________________________________________ (carry) that heavy backpack all day. 4 I was appalled at the amount of rubbish 7 Translate these sentences. 6 My plane took off late because of the awful weather conditions. so tired. ___________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 8 ___________________________________________ 6 Put the verb in brackets into the correct form of the 4 What nice people! They never take our help for Present Perfect simple or continuous. 6 I’ve run out of money but I __________ (buy) ___________________________________________ some wonderful souvenirs. 7 I’m taking two weeks off work to go on holiday. so you’ll be left in charge. ___________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 20 10 That novel was terrific! Once I’d picked it up. Example I’ve eaten (eat) too much spicy food. ___________________________________________ 3 I ____ never ____ (film) my holiday on a camcorder. She’s just putting her make-up since going abroad. 5 I’ve been revising hard and I’ve already taken four exams so far this week. ___________________________________________ 5 We can’t visit the caves because the authorities __________ (close) them. 7 We need to act quickly because tourists ___________________________________________ are destroying / destroy this historic site. work. 8 I wish you would stop putting me down. which is why I feel Mount Everest. first. ___________________________________________ 6 The growth of tourism started / was starting in 2 It’s a hell of a journey to get from my home to the 1960s. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 6 Name: ________________________________ . 5 He worked / was working as a tour guide when I ___________________________________________ met him. granted. I feel sick now. ___________________________________________ 8 Look at this! I’ve been writing / I’ve written our 3 He enjoys his work but he always puts his family names on the wall of the cave. ___________________________________________ 7 She ____________________ (learn) Spanish in preparation for her trip to Peru.

3 The two main qualities I need are __________ and B __________ __________ . an hour. measure) 5 A My sister’s having a baby. help) 3 A I wasn’t very happy. __________ factory B __________ and caused __________ damage. 1 My friend told lies about me – I was shocked at her B __________ __________ and __________ . help) and word from B. reliable) 6 A We’ve sold our house. (1 point for each correct word) 10 A B 4 Complete the text with the correct form of the verb in self conscious brackets. (use. B __________ Example I hit my head and I don’t know how long 2 A John’s got some great news. mind watching films with __________ . Example A I’m getting married. I lay on the floor unconscious and B __________ helpless. At about seven o’clock. 8 I love cinema from all over the world and I don’t 1 Write a reply question for the statements. hairstyles they (6) ____ (have). 2 The boys broke into an old. who (1) ____ (win) under European sub social two festival tickets earlier that week. I (10) ____ (make) my way back to the concert. but I often feel sick Unit 3 with __________ nerves. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 7 . 6 Once I start writing I’m OK. anti cooked ex author A funny thing happened (happen) to me while I was at a fore boyfriend local music festival with my boyfriend. (conscious. I (4) ____ (spend) the first couple Example I wish I wasn’t so shy and self-conscious. 7 After I had my baby I suffered badly from Name: _______________________________________ __________ depression. (kind. success) 5 I complained to the manager because the staff were 2 Complete the sentences with a correct prefix from A __________ and __________ . Some of the words are written with a hyphen. After about half an 4 She loves going to parties and meeting people. the B __________ government’s campaign against __________ has (1 point for each correct answer) 6 been __________ . she has a people at the main stage after one of the most popular good relationship with her __________ . 4 Thanks to extra teachers and money. (literate. (mature. so I left my boyfriend enjoying the music. I (8) __________ (realize) I wanted to go to the toilet he’s __________ and sometimes even rude. of hours just looking at all the different styles of clothes 1 I wrote half the chapters in the book and my that people (5) __________ (wear) and the amazing __________ wrote the rest. After about three quarters of __________ . 3 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in brackets. It was Saturday pre titles afternoon at about three o’clock when we (2) __________ co cast (arrive) at the festival and hundreds of people (3) ____ pro exam already ____ (get) there. bands (7) __________ (start) to play. loyal) 4 A There was a terrible accident. but hour. (1 point for each correct answer) 8 B Are you? 1 A I want to tell you something. (polite. It (9) ____ (take) about ten minutes to walk to the toilets and there was a 5 I sent my steak back because it was cold and big queue when I got there. 2 The weather __________ isn’t very good today. we joined a huge crowd of 3 Even though he left her for another girl.

so I just looked for a tall guy with dark hair. which was what my boyfriend (11) __________ (wear). ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 16 ___________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 8 Name: ________________________________ . (15) __________ you __________ (disappear) to?’ he asked. London. 2 I went to the police after I had lost my wallet. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 5 They had based the main character on a real person. I’m afraid to go out now. 6 Translate these sentences. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 8 How much money did they earn from the film? 10 I usually prefer non-fiction. and Paris. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 9 We felt so helpless after our house had been burgled. After the band (12) __________ (finish). ___________________________________________ He never believed my story! ___________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 4 As soon as we found our seats. boyfriend! I (13) ____________________ (stand) with a ___________________________________________ complete stranger for over an hour! I went very red. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 6 While they were making the film. ___________________________________________ The film was set in Paris. ___________________________________________ Example They set the film in Paris. they decided not to make the film. the curtain went up 30 and the play started. but looked at the guy properly and realized it wasn’t my it was useless. I turned round. he’d already gone. I realized I had read it 1 They published the book after the author had before. There was an even bigger crowd of people by then. 4 They didn’t recommend the new novel very highly. who 3 I was reading a book while my friend was watching (14) ____________________ (look) for me for ages! ‘Where TV. because when I arrived. I spotted a guy who looked like this. and a black 1 I think he misunderstood what I said. 8 I felt self-conscious because I thought I was being watched. 6 She had been writing novels for years before she became successful. ___________________________________________ pushed my way through the crowd and stood in front of ___________________________________________ him. leather jacket. It was never found. so neither of us saw her leave. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2 They were making the film when the director decided to leave. they ran out of money. It’s set in 19th-century Russia. but I have to admit that his last thriller was a terrific read. ___________________________________________ mumbled an apology and then saw my boyfriend. died. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 3 They promoted the film in New York. 5 Make these sentences passive. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 7 The film was highly recommended. jeans. and had been shown all around the world. 7 After they had found an actor for the role. 5 When I started the novel.

Two of the words are used twice. 6 We’re going out for a walk. 1 There were huge piles of refuse lying in the street. 2 My computer isn’t working. Example We signed the 'contract today. 3 Complete the sentences with the correct form the words Unit 4 from the box. Not all 1 I took back the broken TV and asked the shop the responses are used. 4 Have you spoken to your boss yet? 5 Farmers have been __________ against the import 5 I’m sorry. 8 Shall we eat Chinese or Italian? 8 Reliable __________ is essential for delivering 9 I don’t know whether to take the job or not. i Hang on a sec. 6 I can’t afford the __________ in prices. 8 I can’t offer you the job because you have little / 3 I hope you won’t object to my suggestion. Example I have less / fewer friends than when I h How come? Were you ill? was a student. 5 The Sahara is the largest desert in the world. I’ll come with you. 9 Please make less / fewer noise. Everything broke. a little experience. It’s a difficult decision. You choose. 6 Can I borrow a tie? Any / Some colour will be OK. 2 We had some wonderful Christmas presents. f Why? I don’t care what they think! 4 Circle the correct alternative in each sentence. 7 Ow. 1 f You really should apologize to your parents. 1 Match a sentence (1–9) with a response (a–k). (1 point for each correct answer) 8 4 All / Everything I want is to go home. of meat from abroad. __________ my money. Can I use yours? 3 More goods are __________ by road than by rail. Sales b There’s no point. 3 Less / Fewer people have big families these days. (1 point for each correct answer) 8 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 9 . a For goodness’ sake stop criticizing me! 9 There is a problem in the car industry. Give it me when you can. insult import export increase decrease Name: _______________________________________ refund progress transport protest Example She never apologized for insulting me. 10 Don’t buy any more cheese. All / sentence. k By all means. 2 All people / Everyone wished me a happy birthday. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 e I don’t mind. __________ by ten per cent last year. 7 Minute means very small. 3 I didn’t go to the party. but I can’t pay you what I owe you. g Have you? Let me have a look. I’d have reacted the same way. 7 This wine was __________ to Britain from Spain. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 8 She took our advice as an insult. goods on time. j I bet you were. left. 4 The company has suffered a __________ in sales. I’ve cut my finger. 10 Heavy traffic made __________very slow. 2 Japan __________ cars to many countries. We have a little / little 6 I’m content with my job at the moment. d I see what you mean. One example has been given. c Never mind. 2 Mark the correct stress on the underlined word in each 5 I dropped a box of cups and glasses. 4 I couldn’t travel because my visa was invalid. Help yourself. 1 Hurry up! We have very little / a little time. She never listens. 7 I’ve never been abroad in my all life / my whole life.

B ________________________________________ Example She earns £2 an hour. (far to eat all day. but guests. (many) ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 9 All I want is my supper – I’ve had hardly anything 11 The children have eaten six bars of chocolate. 1 A Our final offer for your car is £5. They don’t 8 I’ve got four bottles of wine for the party. U for uncountable. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 24 (3 points for each correct answer) 30 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 10 Name: ________________________________ . 3 A I’m so nervous! What if I can’t answer the questions in the interview? 1 Ninety per cent of children start school at the age B For goodness’ sake relax! I think you stand a of five. I ___________________________________________ can’t be bothered to turn up to the classes. ___________________________________________ 4 There isn’t one of my friends who came. (much) 6 A great deal of money was refunded to angry ___________________________________________ customers after their flights were cancelled. ___________________________________________ A ________________________________________ 2 There aren’t any chocolates left. uncountable. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 9 We never stop arguing! (the whole) ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 8 Hang on a sec. ___________________________________________ 7 One or two of my friends have children. but it imports a huge amount. (a lot) She doesn’t earn a lot of money. or can they be both? Write C for countable.5 Are the following nouns usually countable or 7 Translate these sentences. Let me see if I can fix the tear in your shirt before you take it back. (enough) I have to make do with bargains from the sales. (not a single) ________________________________________ ___________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 3 I’ve spent nearly a thousand pounds this month! ________________________________________ (huge amount) 4 I’ve made hardly any progress with my English. I’d have felt the same. too much) ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 12 We’ve got three chairs in the dining room and four 10 Quite a few of my friends buy designer clothes. (nearly all) really good chance. A ________________________________________ 6 Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets. (a few) seem to see the point of it. (very few) ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 7 Fewer people go to church nowadays. 10 There are two people in the restaurant.500. and B for both. (none) ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 5 Britain exports very little wine to other countries. 5 Less than ten per cent of people walk to work. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 B I bet you were. B It’s a deal! Cash or cheque? Example silver U import C glass B A ________________________________________ 1 money ■ 2 time ■ 3 honey ■ 4 slave ■ B ________________________________________ 5 coffee ■ 6 dollar ■ 7 experience ■ 8 leather ■ 9 fruit ■ 10 tool ■ 2 A What an insult! I was so upset when she called me a liar. (hardly any) ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 6 We have two days’ holiday at Christmas.

2 Complete the table and mark the stress on each word. The first two letters have been Progress test 1 provided. paper and plastic that is thrown away. 'organized __________ __________ 12 The questions he asked were ir__________ . I wish I wasn’t so se__________ . so now they’re f I was kidding. 10 The children made excellent progress in reading Adjective Noun Verb and writing thanks to the school’s li__________ 'promising 'promise 'promise programme. telling stupid jokes. 5 The government is concerned about the amount of 7 I’ve got an awful headache. g I’m glad you like it. 3 My parents are always playing silly games and 2 Ouch! I’ve cut my finger. German and English. I’ll get you something for it. a Isn’t your drink very nice? 6 I fell and hit my head and the next thing I b Let me have a look. I wish they weren’t so 3 Could I have some more cake? im__________ . Match a sentence (1–7) with a response (a–i). 4 Yuk! How disgusting! 4 Someone who spends a lot of time tidying where 5 Whoops! I’ve spilt my coffee! they live is ho__________ . 1 g Mmm! This is delicious. I must have lost c I’ll get you a cloth. had a ho__________ pa__________ . 7 The children were brought up speaking both e Have you? I’ll get you a plaster. Name: _______________________________________ 1 Someone who is confident about the future is op__________ . de'veloping __________ __________ 14 They’ve got the smallest kitten I’ve ever seen – it’s in'sulting __________ __________ absolutely mi__________ . d Have you? You poor thing. 16 I’m always worried about what I look like and what other people think of me. Example Someone who doesn’t have anywhere to live is homeless. co__________ . 8 We settled in to our new home and to celebrate we h Of course. 2 People who emigrate might have to get used to a very different li__________ . i I bet you were! Why did he blame you? 9 The staff had a reputation for not assisting (1 point for each correct answer) 6 customers very much. Not all the responses are used. It was just a joke. 3 Complete the words. 6 I was furious when he said it was my fault. Help yourself. I’ll try and fix it. bi__________ . but I was impressed by their he__________ . remember I was in hospital. in'creasing __________ __________ 13 The practice of buying and selling people as __________ 'poison __________ sl__________ still continues in some countries. they had nothing to do with the project. (1 point for each correct answer) 14 15 She started her own business last year and she’s really enjoying being se__________ . so it is encouraging people to re__________ their waste. (1 point for each correct answer) 16 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 11 Name: ________________________________ . One example has been given. enter'taining __________ __________ 11 Silk and cotton are two te__________ imported __________ __________ re'ly from India.

Example We had a party last night. but we haven’t decided where. or less. 5 They’ve been very helpful. but since the summer Example I work / I’m working as a waitress until I business __________ . 5 Complete the sentences with the correct form of take or ___________________________________________ put and words from the box. (1 point for each correct answer) 6 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 12 Name: ________________________________ . __________ the office. but we’re not so keen on 5 Not as many people go to church nowadays. 2 I didn’t want to get married but I did in the end. but this ______ me ______ for the night? morning they’re being / they are really silly. Not all the words are used. 3 We’ve been working for hours. I 5 Who’s been using / Who uses my shampoo? There’s __________ my cigarette. please. away after out off up ___________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 10 Example When you have finished the game. Example I said she should give up smoking but she 1 I’m driving. but he 7 There isn’t much hope of improvement. ____________________ . ___________________________________________ 7 We tried to attract the waiter’s attention. 2 None of my children look like me. ____________________ her? ___________________________________________ 4 I’m not sure where the next Olympic Games 4 Not many English people speak a second language. very few. for granted your arm round pressure on We had a party last night. ___________________________________________ 8 Whenever the manager is away. 4 I’ve been working very hard recently. ___________________________________________ 6 We’ve decided not to have children. running. I’ll have finished some important work. Some of the words are 10 A Would you like some cake? used more than once. ___________________________________________ because my parents __________ me. ___________________________________________ 1 You really should appreciate your parents and not 2 People don’t have as much time for leisure as they ______ them __________ . finish my studies. 1 Sales were very slow at first. a put and words from the box. few. but we’ve made 3 Look! Your sister is really upset. didn’t take my advice. but very few no notice first a risk people turned up. __________ . but hardly my advice part in charge of place drugs anyone turned up. ___________________________________________ 5 We love watching sport. I’ll be finishing / __________ their father. only a drop left. B Just a small slice. so I’m 3 I’m really out of breath because I’ve run / I’ve been hoping __________ a few days ______ . fewer. as we want 6 We didn’t have a very big wedding – we invited just four or five close friends. Change the underlined words. a little. she ______ me 8 Here are some of my most recent designs. house. 7 Choose the correct form of the verb. ____________________ . Why don’t you hardly any progress. __________ our careers ______ .4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of take or 6 Rewrite the sentences with very little. so could you 2 Normally the children are quite sensible. 3 I’ve missed the last train home. so we __________ them 4 We’ve been thinking / We thought of buying a new ______ for a meal next week. They all 1 Please don’t call me this afternoon. please put all the pieces away. ___________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 8 9 We haven’t had as many exams as last year. so I’ll just have half a glass of wine. 6 As soon as I realized it was a no-smoking area. used to.

I (19) __________ 6 They might delay the flight by up to two hours. I (1) __________ (attend) a reunion of school. ___________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 10 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 13 Name: ________________________________ . I. (9) __________ (stand) patiently waiting for the barman to This service isn’t provided during the notice me. ‘How are you? What (14) __________ you __________ (do) since we left?’ 3 They didn’t warn us about the danger. ‘I 1 Are they going to transport the goods directly to (11) __________ (not believe) it! You. I knew we had met / so I (4) __________ (not know) who or what to expect. Instead of (15) __________ (explain) that I didn’t know ___________________________________________ him. 8 I wore / I was wearing a uniform when I was at Last month. After what seemed an age. or in the queue for food. brackets.’ For the next hour. When I arrived at the hotel where the reunion (5) __________ (hold). but my ___________________________________________ strongest memory of the evening was that I (20) __________ (have) a reunion with someone that I 7 They were going to prosecute him until new evidence came to light. students who (2) __________ (be) on the same course as me at university ten years earlier. (tap) on the shoulder and someone shouted. Everyone seemed to have someone to talk to except me. 6 The post is delivering / is being delivered later than 9 Complete the text with the correct form of the verb in usual this week. we have met before. When I left university. Example They don’t provide this service during the I (8) __________ (make) my way to the bar and winter. 7 Do I disturb / Am I disturbing you? I just wanted to Example We saw (see) him a few times last year. at the university the client? reunion!’ ___________________________________________ I turned round quickly and (12) __________ (face) with 2 They have forbidden smoking in this office for the a man of about my age that I (13) __________ (not last five years. while I (18) __________ desperately __________ ___________________________________________ (search) for someone that I knew. computing now. ___________________________________________ TOTAL 100 9 Has someone extended your house? ___________________________________________ 10 They didn’t give us the correct instructions. most of the guests (6) __________ (1 point for each correct answer) 10 already __________ (arrive). I work in 4 We will inform you of any change in the situation. this man (17) __________ (tell) me his whole life story 5 They have cleared all the snow off the motorways. didn’t even know! ___________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 20 8 They might have sold or abandoned the stolen car. and ___________________________________________ continued. Some verbs are passive. I (10) __________ winter. ask you something. They (7) __________ (chat) in small groups. 8 Make these sentences passive. (manage) to talk to a couple of my old lecturers. or at the bar. recognize) at all. I found myself replying. but I (16) __________ (spend) five years ___________________________________________ abroad working as a voluntary teacher. I 9 I’ve been losing / I’ve lost a lot of weight – none of (3) __________ (not keep) in touch with many people – my clothes fit me! just my closest friends and one or two of the lecturers – 10 As soon as I heard his voice. He seemed to know me though. erm. ‘I’m fine. More than one answer may be possible.

used. thanks. 1 ______________ 4 ______________ 7 Don’t tell me the ending of the film! It 2 ______________ 5 ______________ ____________________ yet. the street fighting. please? 4 Don’t decide yet! Take your time to think about A Yes. Not all the words in B are 1 I’m going out now but I ______________ soon. 3 ______________ 6 ______________ 8 He loves giving parties. B (3) __________ Daniel Harper. A I’m afraid the line’s (5) __________ . Emma 3 I’ve had the same job since I left school. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 14 Name: ________________________________ . but he ____ never sooner see slowly ends ____________________ work in his life. cons 6 What ____________________ you yesterday? You tired were in a terrible mood. He ____ all __________ (1 point for each correct answer) 6 people enjoying themselves. ____________________ the garden comes to life. I’m (1) __________ . the little girl a turned up ____________________ at home. Accounts Department. sick surely 5 He’s had lots of different jobs. Example He loves adventure sports. and. 4 Complete the phone conversations with words from the Example The police restored law and order after box. How can I help you? ____________________ of it now. B Could I speak to Ms Fisher. pros sound 4 We’ve booked our holiday for next year. please? the ____________________ . Not all the words are used. Name: _______________________________________ into up to around out of away for back over up with 1 Match a word in A with a word in B. ____________________ what’s for dinner. A Hello. You’ll have to B Thank you. or but. 5 After the winter. A One moment. (2 points for each correct answer) 16 2 Complete the sentences with the word pairs from Exercise 1. connect I’m This is hold speaking 1 I don’t know when to expect them. Make word pairs joined by or. 2 I haven’t seen you for ages! What ____ you Example law and order ______________ recently? A B 3 I don’t know where Anna is now but she law order ____________________ a few minutes ago. We wait later safe quiet ____________________ for two weeks in August. 6 Don’t come in the kitchen. 3 Complete the sentences with the correct form of be and Unit 5 the words from the box. Would you like to (6) __________ ? (1 point for each correct answer) 6 B No. connected busy phone 2 After disappearing hours before. I’ll call back later. but I’m sure calling talking fly pleasure keep ring they’ll arrive ____________________ . I’m trying to (4) __________ you. who’s (2) __________ . He’s into snowboarding and bungee jumping.

we’re all fine. I don’t want to (9) __________ you. window? 8 I can’t wait for next month. home this evening. A Well.00 and 12.’ 4 The next performance __________ (start) in half 5 She’s got tears in her eyes. She’s going to cry / an hour. 7 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb in brackets. James … tomorrow we __________ (go) straight to Oxford B And is your family OK? Street. I promise! (1 point for each correct answer) 10 (1 point for each correct verb) 8 5 Circle the correct form of the verb. Bye for now then. __________ (give) it back to you. She __________ (be) late 6 It will be / It’s my birthday tomorrow. ____ you and Jane 4 ‘I’ve cut my finger. How was your holiday by the leave (leave). Are you going to help me carry it? Example I think people will have (have) holidays 1 By the 21st century. I’m getting / __________ (come) with us? I’ll get you a plaster. I __________ (call) you back 3 I’ve decided I need to get fit. because I ____________________ (interview) people. James. be dominating all areas of our life. 5 Helen left you a message. (2 points for each correct verb) 16 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 15 Name: ________________________________ . B OK. 7 This time next week. 4 When I __________ (watch) the video. I will. so I’m going to cycle / in a minute. I will finish / I will have 7 Please don’t call me between 10. way? 1 When we __________ (arrive) in London A Fine. soon as he __________ (read) your letter. He __________ (send) you a reply as a (10) __________ next week. More than one answer may be Example This bag is very heavy. b 6 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb in brackets. __________ (apologize). I B Bye. 2 They __________ (not speak) to you unless you I’m late for an appointment.00 finished my exams by then. computers will dominate / will on the moon in the future. (1 point for each correct answer) 8 8 We’ll be able to go out at the weekend because I ____________________ (do) all my work by then. We ____________________ 2 Shall we invite / Will we invite the neighbours to the (have) a storm. party next week? 2 This line is very bad. 1 Listen to the thunder. Anyway. James. A Yes. Give me 3 Don’t worry. James.’ ‘Don’t worry. Example As soon as it stops (stop) raining. A Yes. I will cycle to work from now on. ____ you _____ (open) the on the beach in Italy. She’s going to be crying. thanks very much for phoning. we’re going to lie / we’ll be lying 6 It’s very hot in here. Will you help / possible. I’ll B My (7) __________ . I must (8) __________ . 3 We’ve booked the restaurant.

my computer won’t work. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 5 I think these prawns are off. but by and large it’s not bad. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 3 My job isn’t the best in the world. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 7 Will you help me with my homework? I need to have finished it by tonight. They smell awful. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 9 After such a long engagement. Shall I throw them away? ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 6 He’s been feeling lousy and now he’s on tablets from the doctor. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 4 The kids aren’t up yet. and I’m fed up with thinking about it. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 16 Name: ________________________________ . ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 8 Whatever I do with it. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2 I know you’re snowed under with work at the moment.8 Translate these sentences. I can hardly believe that this time tomorrow they’ll actually be married! ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 10 I’m not sure how long their marriage will last. I’ll have to call the engineer. but you’ll just have to grin and bear it. At least I can take a day off when I fancy. 1 I don’t really understand the ins and outs of the problem. They have nothing in common and neither of them is prepared to give and take. so I’m enjoying the peace and quiet while I can.

3 6 Many people think hill walking is very energetic. f Take care of your wallet or purse. One example has been given. all ______ up with 5 I’m sure I left my keys on the table. c Entertainment park half a kilometre from here. Unit 6 Example John’s great – he’s one of the most interesting / interested people I know. Not all 2 Failing my driving test was one of the most the explanations are used. disappointed / disappointing experiences of my life. ______ against animal testing. verbs are used. prosecuted 4 7 The children were really excited / exciting about 5 VACANCIES opening their presents. Example She’s one of our best writers. h You can’t get service here. __________ Christmas decorations. 2 I had to repair the damage ______ by the rest of the people at the party. __________ 6 When we tried to cross town. design light find buy wear e Book your holiday here. read do sell break direct demonstrate d You will be taken to court if you enter this place. He’s so annoying / annoyed. Example I fell asleep reading a book. b We have rooms free. 1 Match a sign (1–7) with an explanation (a–j). Position closed 3 Poor Liam! He looked so embarrassed / 1 i embarrassing when his mum called. BEWARE OF 5 After watching the documentary on global PICKPOCKETS warming. __________ 8 The streets looked magical. g You have to change your route. 6 It took ages to repair my car. 6 BEST BEFORE END (SEE BASE) 8 I was so hurt when he said I was bored / boring. authors 5 We do not repair goods ______ from other 1 I hate it when people tell lies. 7 Rain had got in through a ______ window. we all felt a bit depressing / depressed. 2 Hitchhiking is really dangerous. __________ suppliers. (1 point for each correct answer) 6 3 Who’s the guy ______ glasses? 2 Write a suitable synonym for the word in italics. Trespassers will be but I find it very relaxing / relaxed. Not all the a You can buy things more cheaply. __________ (2 points for each correct answer) 14 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 17 Name: ________________________________ . 1 We watched a film ______ by Spielberg. __________ (2 points for each correct answer) 16 7 I didn’t enjoy the play – it was really boring. Name: _______________________________________ 1 I just sat in front of the TV all evening. 4 Jo’s ______ my wedding dress. 2 END OF SEASON SALE 4 I wish he’d be quiet. i Use this product by the date shown. 4 The local shops are really convenient. DIVERSION (1 point for each correct answer) 8 7 500m 4 Complete the sentences with the present or past participle of a suitable verb from the box. 3 Circle the correct form of the adjective. My day had been really tired / tiring. there were people 3 My kids are always arguing. __________ everywhere.

___________________________________________ They emigrated three years ago. we didn’t know what to say. was an engineer. 3 He’s going out with a girl _____________________ ___________________________________________ __________________________________________ . spending Saturday night at home by myself. ___________________________________________ 8 That’s the family ____ house was broken into. ____ he ate immediately. Kenya? It’s absolutely fascinating! 7 I work at night. ___________________________________________ 4 I gave him a bun. which really shocked us. ____ everyone else is asleep. 6 Complete the sentences using the information in the box which were much worse than expected. which had been delayed. ___________________________________________ I got it from an auction. ___________________________________________ Example I can’t find the stamps I bought from the ___________________________________________ Post Office this morning. and inserting a relative pronoun and commas where necessary. 1 I was scared stiff waiting alone on the platform. It isn’t big enough to work from. 10 Have you met the people ____ I work with? ___________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 10 ___________________________________________ 5 I was really disappointed by my exam results. It was a depressing start to life in our new home. not very confident with gadgets! 5 I met a couple last night _____________________ . (2 points for each correct answer) 16 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 18 Name: ________________________________ . They said they knew you. They sell high-tech gadgets there. 2 I can’t stand people who gossip. 4 I’ve never been so miserable in all my life. department is leaving. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2 We found a fabulous store in London __________________________________________ . 1 My in-laws _________________________________ I’m feeling pretty frustrated where I work now. It was absolutely fantastic. ___________________________________________ 1 Did you enjoy the book ____ I lent you? ___________________________________________ 2 My Dad. necessary. 9 When we heard the news. 7 I found the conversation at the party rather boring. ___________________________________________ 5 Who was the person ____ you were talking to? 3 Have you seen the video of my parents’ holiday in 6 I’d like to know ____ you ignored me last night. was very late.5 Complete the sentences with a relative pronoun where 7 Translate these sentences. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ I bought them from the Post Office this morning. Her brother went to the same school as you. ___________________________________________ 9 The restaurant ____ we had dinner was excellent. ___________________________________________ 4 My boss ___________________________________ 10 Will you show me how to work this scanner? I’m is going to give me promotion. Example The woman who manages the The train. are arriving from Canada this weekend. ____ recently retired. I’m always complaining about her at work. ___________________________________________ 6 Have you seen the vase ______________________ ? ___________________________________________ 7 His house _________________________ is for sale. 6 The house we bought was left in a terrible mess. (3 points for each correct answer) 30 8 I tried snowboarding ________________________ TOTAL 100 when I was in France. 8 I can’t decide whether to look for a new job or not. They made some 3 Can you give me a recipe ____ is easy to prepare? nasty remarks which really hurt my feelings. as they talked about people I’d never heard of.

____________________ 6 Things aren’t what they used to be. One example has been 3 Replace the words in italics. 8 Use this to store food for a long time. —l—————— ————— 5 I tried to call him on his mobile phone but I 5 Use this to keep food and drinks cool. Unit 7 ———p —————— 9 Use this to get the creases out of your clothes. on the move. ——i——— 6 We tried to keep things a secret but eventually the 6 Use this if you want to watch your favourite truth __________ . (2 points for each correct answer) 16 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 19 Name: ________________________________ . but it was a long time before he 3 Use this to avoid doing the washing-up by hand. nothing was done in the house. Example We own a personal computer. 7 Use this to chop vegetables or make soup. judgement. a Me too! ____________________ b You’re right there! It was different in our day. I have ____________________ to say he has made a serious error of 2 They’ll return by about four o’clock. You __________ tomorrow’s test ————————— with no problem. using an expression with given. 7 I gave up trying to teach myself Russian after ————o ———————— __________ to lesson 20. 2 Write the name of the household items next to the out at over up through off descriptions. 5 While I was away. Name: _______________________________________ ———n (1 point for each correct answer) 9 1 Match a comment (1–6) with a suitable response (a–h). think where you saw it last. Example I tried to get out of doing the test but Example Use this to speak to people when you’re my teacher made me do it. ____________________ 4 Could you develop this for me? 3 He never became accustomed to using a word 5 Thanks for having me! processor. always __________ me! ————————— o——— 3 He’s fine now. something naughty! v————— ——————— 2 My parents are so critical. programme after it’s first shown. (2 points for each correct answer) 10 g Eat here or take away? h Hear. It’s been nice to see you. mobile phone 1 Where are the children? I bet they __________ to 1 Use this to get crumbs off your carpet. get. ____________________ e Normal or large prints? f Well. Not all the responses are used. 1 f I can’t find my schoolbag. please. f— — — 8 Don’t be nervous. d Please sit at the table in the corner. __________ it __________ . 4 We have to do the housework now. couldn’t __________ . __________ the illness. 3 In reply to my Right Honourable friend. It took me ages 4 Use this to shave quickly. ————w————— 4 I had paint all over my hands. They __________ 2 Use this to cook food very quickly. Some of the particles are used (1 point for each correct answer) 5 more than once. We’ve got 2 Regular fries and a chocolate milkshake. 1 I had a very good relationship with my parents. c That’s OK. hear! 4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of get and the particles in the box.

(tell) __________________________________________ 9 We weren’t allowed __________ dictionaries during __________________________________________ the exam. through all this housework. B No. (take) __________________________________________ 5 At school. 4 She wants you call / to call her. __________________________________________ (travel) 7 After spending the morning moving furniture to 4 I’ll always regret not __________ the opportunity our new house. __________________________________________ 5 I can’t stand travelling / to travel by plane. (learn) 8 I like to pay all my bills on time. but I don’t regret it. __________________________________________ 2 My parents made me do / to do my homework __________________________________________ every night. I’m sorry. 2 I got through my first salary in less than a week. I’m afraid you’re not allowed to. __________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 10 __________________________________________ 6 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the 5 Stop sitting there and doing nothing! Help me get verb in brackets. we stopped to have a coffee. He never comes to getting into problems with money. 2 I didn’t mean __________ you. __________________________________________ 6 We’re looking forward to go / to going on holiday. 8 He admitted __________ lies to the police.5 Circle the correct form of the verb. 4 A Is it OK to use a camcorder during the concert? 10 They always forget to water / watering the plants. (attend) stories of different countries are fascinating. (close) 9 People fifty years ago managed very well without so many household gadgets. (do) 6 My children persuaded me to buy a mobile phone. __________________________________________ 8 We’ve finished decorating / to decorate our house. 3 I find it difficult to understand / understanding him. 3 Remember to speak loudly enough and try to get your meaning over clearly. I can’t get over how fresh the air is! 1 I can’t afford eating / to eat out very often. though I didn’t really want to. to travel. (use) 10 She got into travelling a few years ago and her 10 They invited me __________ an interview. __________________________________________ 9 He’s thinking of change / changing his job. 1 Living in the country is wonderful. 7 Translate these sentences. we were made __________ long poems __________________________________________ by heart. (help) __________________________________________ 1 You can’t stop some people __________ what they __________________________________________ want to do. __________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 20 __________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 20 Name: ________________________________ . Example I don’t mind helping you. our parties. 7 I’d like to speak / speak to the manager. (upset) __________________________________________ 3 We spent the summer __________ around Europe. (invite) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 7 We were against the decision __________ the local primary school. Example I’m good at to draw / drawing . That way I avoid 6 It’s no use __________ James.

it is quite slow. 5 They lied so convincingly / sincerely that many e I’m a bit peckish myself! f No. they’re pretty well off I think. absolutely. too. 5 We all love his jokes – he’s a __________ funny 1 A There’s a man coming up the path with a big man. Example I wasn’t very impressed by the concert. to take them home. 10 He was delighted to hear that the ring he found 1 Match a sentence (1–9) with a response (a–k). didn’t it? 2 I children behaved so tragically / badly that we had 7 I’m not very keen on our new neighbours. (1 point for each correct answer) 8 8 Many young people tragically / seriously die in car accidents. 8 I’m knackered. I suppose. 4 We’re seriously / sincerely considering emigrating b Yes. 2 Complete the sentences with the correct adverb (very. 6 Look at that view! Isn’t it __________ fantastic? B That ____________________ the lamp I ordered. i Yes. 7 I was horrified to discover that the vase I has broken was absolutely __________ . Name: _______________________________________ but it turned out to be absolutely __________ . I couldn’t agree with you and a suitable infinitive form. d Sure. too. but I suppose it was quite good. Example You can’t be feeling hungry already. the responses are used. 6 It took us a long time to get here. aren’t they fantastic? 6 I distinctly / strongly remember asking you to deal h You can say that again! She hit the roof! with the problem. parcel. One example has been given. should have basic computer skills. had a huge meal half an hour ago. won’t may shouldn’t 4 We refused to accept the room until it was cleaned. may be possible. More than one answer more. 10 She seriously / fully agreed with the suggestions. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 1 e I’m starving! I could eat a horse! 2 Your in-laws are loaded. people were taken in. Can we stop for a bit? 3 He didn’t seriously / fully understand the exam 9 What a fantastic time we had last night! instructions. aren’t they? 3 Circle the correct adverb. My legs are aching a bit. 3 My friends didn’t like the food much. model of the car. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 1 I’ve never laughed so much in my life – the film was absolutely __________ . j You’re not kidding! The journey was absolute hell! 7 She distinctly / strongly recommended the latest k Well. the party was quite enjoyable. but I found it Unit 8 __________ surprising. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 21 . but I can’t will might should must could thought it was __________ good. 4 I’m desperate for a drink! 1 I strongly / convincingly advise you to see your 5 Those kids are as thick as two short planks! doctor. 3 Was she upset when you failed the exam? Example I totally / fully forgot to pay my credit card bill. g Yes. It’s due to arrive today. 4 Complete the sentences with a modal verb from the box 2 You’re __________ right. c Yes. Not all was __________ valuable. You The bathroom was absolutely __________ . to Canada. I suppose they aren’t very bright. More than 9 We sincerely / distinctly believe that everyone one answer may be possible. 9 The travel agent said the weather might be chilly. or quite) or a suitable adjective. my throat’s a bit dry. 8 I wasn’t really shocked by the news. a I can’t stand the sight of them.

5 7 The motorways are usually clear on Sundays. drop her purse outside) ____________________ for her exams. 8 A Why is Julia working so hard? B It’s the end of the school year. 9 Despite the floods. (won’t. She ______________________________________ . 7 5 Look at the pictures and write sentences using the verbs in brackets. win lottery) 8 She must have won the lottery. 1 (must. receive good news) big. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 22 Name: ________________________________ . She ______________________________________ . (could. so the manager They _____________________________________ . I 3 ____________________ travelling for a year or look for a job. finishing line) (2 points for each correct answer) 20 He _______________________________________ . so the journey ____________________ too long. 10 Look! The light is his office is still on. 3 A Whose is this jacket? B It ____________________ Ana’s. just cross the ____________________ late. 2 (can’t. arrive yet) 6 The meeting is about to finish. She (may. 4 The cake has only been in the oven for half an 4 hour. He (will. arrive by now) (1 point for each correct answer) 8 The guests ________________________________ . get engaged) They _____________________________________ . pass) He _______________________________________ . 5 A Why aren’t they answering the phone? B I don’t know. ____________________ you soon. It ____________________ ready yet. but some of them ____________________ still ______ blocked. 2 I’m not sure what to do after university. drop something on her foot) Example She ______________________________________ . They ____________________ dinner. It’s much too (might. most of the roads are still in 6 use. (must. (should.

A ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 23 Name: ________________________________ . then we’ll (2 points for each correct answer) have all evening. 3 You’re talking with your friends about what your parents made you do and let you do when you A ________________________________________ were a child. B ________________________________________ will can must have to should could 4 A There’s someone waiting to see you at manage to reception. A ________________________________________ 2 Your friend comes to you complaining of overwork and exhaustion. 5 A John waited for twelve hours to talk to the but you realize your image isn’t very smart. B That’ll be the next interviewee. Give them some advice B ________________________________________ and offer them some help. Explain to him/her the things that you are happy B ________________________________________ for him/her to do and the things that are not 9 A The reviews in the papers are very positive.6 What would you say in the following situations? Use the 3 A The film wasn’t bad. What actors back stage. acceptable. Use each verb at least once. He’s wearing really scruffy clothes and he looks penniless. What do you say? B ________________________________________ __________________________________________ 7 A Why did he refuse the leading role? He could 4 You have a problem starting your car. simplistic. __________________________________________ B He can’t have much money. B ________________________________________ 1 You have an interview in a couple of days’ time. __________________________________________ A ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 5 You’re explaining to an English-speaking friend about the compulsory and optional school subjects 8 A I’ve got a fan letter here for Emma. He might have thought it was too lift. I’ll come round about seven. in your country. B ________________________________________ 1 A The concert was quite good. was it? correct form of two of the verbs from the box for each B I thought it was quite brilliant! answer. you have to refuse because of your work. A ________________________________________ 6 Your five-year-old cousin is staying with you. wasn’t it? (3 points for each correct answer) 30 B Quite good! It was absolutely fantastic! A ________________________________________ TOTAL 100 B ________________________________________ 2 A Your Dad will hit the roof when he hears you were smashed last night. do you say to yourself ? B He could have watched an interview with the __________________________________________ whole cast on TV. B You’re joking! The sketches were dull and the __________________________________________ lyrics to the songs were dreadful! 7 You didn’t have time to go to the bank before A ________________________________________ going out with your friend. She might be __________________________________________ rehearsing or she might have already left. More than one A ________________________________________ answer may be possible. 10 A Will you help me learn my lines for the play? __________________________________________ B Sure. 6 A That man’s absolutely loaded. Ask him/her to lend B ________________________________________ you some money. problem to your neighbour and ask him/her for a B I’m not sure. I can’t come to your party because I A ________________________________________ have to work on Friday night. 14 A ________________________________________ 7 Translate these sentences. Explain the have earned a fortune in Hollywood. B Don’t exaggerate! I was only a bit tipsy anyway. I should be able Example Your friend has invited you to a party but to see him in about five minutes. What do you say? B I’m not sure where she is.

thanks. I’ll call back later. People had time for each a hungry b starving c peckish other then. travelling. f I’ll say. wasn’t it? a by and large b more or less c sooner or later 3 Will my Right Honourable friend admit that he 3 We reported our neighbours’ excessive noise and a has been economical with the truth? visit from the police soon restored ____ . I suppose. k Please hold the line. 2 It was busy in town. a fully b absolutely c completely 1 e boring a row b irritate 12 Why are they so late? I ____ remember telling them 2 useful c nasty to meet us at eight. hear! 6 I need to keep in touch with people when I’m b I’m trying to connect you. Will you set the ____? a camcorder b video recorder c television 7 I’m afraid the line’s busy. the responses are used. I must fly. 11 I was so embarrassed when I ____ forgot his name. I am a little tired. but ____ we’re happy. g Eat here or take away? a priceless b worthless c valuable h No. so my ____ is important to me. so I just gave a summary. painting wasn’t very ____ . but I’m 6 Have you seen their new dog? It’s so cute! going out. Not all remember all the ____ . 7 I haven’t eaten all day. We had to fight our way through millions 8 I was a bit disappointed when they told me the of people in the High Street. but it was j This is Emma Freud from the Bristol office. a pros and cons b odds and ends c ins and outs 1 g Regular fries. One example has been given. 4 Things were different in our day. 9 The film wasn’t the best I’ve ever seen. a fascinating b good c brilliant 10 That’s a very good point. quite ____ . 3 argue d convinced a distinctly b fully c strongly e dull 4 unpleasant f curious (1 point for each correct answer) 12 5 weird g risky h handy 6 dangerous i talented 7 annoy j odd k unhappy 8 inquisitive 9 clever (1 point for each correct answer) 8 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 24 . 2 We don’t lead very adventurous lives. afterwards. I couldn’t live without my ____ . please? 4 I want to watch the match on TV tonight. but I hate clearing up 8 Right. I’m absolutely ____ . weren’t they? a law and order b peace and quiet c safe and sound 5 Who’s calling. a very b quite c strongly 2 Match a word (1–9) with a synonym (a–k). you must be prepared to ____ a give and take b wait and see Name: _______________________________________ c grin and bear it 1 The story was so complicated that I couldn’t 1 Match a sentence (1–9) with a response (a–k). e You can say that again. please. i OK. 3 Circle the correct alternative to complete the sentences. c You’re joking! It terrifies the life out of me! a mobile phone b portable radio c electric razor d Yes. 9 You must be knackered after that walk! a dishwasher b food processor c washing machine a Hear. Will you hold? 5 I love giving dinner parties. I’m late for an appointment. Not all the synonyms are used. I think you’re ____ right (1 point for each correct answer) 8 in what you say. Progress test 2 Example To make your relationship work. One example has been given. I don’t want to keep you.

you should try __________ it and died soon afterwards. (fascinate) possible. 1 He lost his job last year and he 3 I __________ (call) you as soon as I ____ (get) ____________________ work ever since. (terrify) 7 Falling over on the dance floor was the most ____ (1 point for each correct answer) 5 moment of my life. We __________ (spend) two weeks Example Don’t eat that ham. so when I found one in the ____ them ____ . (1 point for each correct verb) 14 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 25 Name: ________________________________ . (embarrass) 7 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the 8 I wasn’t looking forward to studying history. words from the box. 3 She’s in an awful mood again. you ____ (work) all afternoon? 5 My dad only liked classical music. It smells awful so it abroad. What 5 ____ (be) you free next Saturday? We __________ ____________________ her? (have) a party if you would like to come. but Mum 7 Be careful with the football! You __________ ____________________ jazz and rock. I up over off at away out into through was really bored. __________ (move). 2 Could you look after our pets as we 4 My exams __________ (finish) next Friday.. (excite) 1 He was so weak after the operation that he never 2 If you’re under pressure at work. off on up with into away out of over 2 We’ve decided to do something different this Christmas. 4 I’m trying to watch this programme. car. I find it very ____ . Example My plane leaves (leave) at 9 a. (enjoy) warm weather and tropical seas. by ____________________ next week? then I __________ (do) exams in seven subjects. When I played it. but in verb in brackets. By this time next week. bath I was ____ . so I’ll (1 point for each correct answer) 8 need (need) to get up early.m. home tonight. as I knew she would be ____ . ____ not to get the job. meditation. independence. we __________ must be off.4 Complete the sentences with the present participle 6 Complete the sentences with the correct form of get and (-ing) or past participle (-ed) of the verb in brackets. so it took me ages to 6 I can’t bear spiders. More than one answer may be the end I thought it was ____ . (annoy) 4 Don’t try to __________ of doing the washing-up. 5 The most ____ thing about my job is the lack of It’s your turn. Example They are always getting up to something naughty. but I can’t __________ . so I 4 I didn’t want to tell my sister that I’d borrowed her always have difficulty in __________ them. (relax) 2 He must be out of his office. I’ve phoned his 3 I thought the interview went well. so please keep 6 What time ____ I ____ (call) you tomorrow? ____ quiet until it ____________________ . 5 Complete the sentences with the correct form of be and 1 When we ____ (find) a house we like. Example I’m not keen on golf. Not all the words are used. so I was very extension three times. (damage) Mum’s flowers and then she __________ (1 point for each correct answer) 5 (hit) the roof. Not all the words are used. we words from the box. (frustrate) 5 The zip on my jeans broke. (disappoint) 3 My keys always fall to the bottom of my bag. (bore) 1 The book was so ____ I couldn’t put it down.

1 A I failed my exam. black eye and bruises all over his face. (1 point for each correct answer) 6 2 It took me a while to get used to __________ (live) alone. Example A There’s someone at the door with a set 2 Can you explain ____ you blamed me for what of ladders. 5 The long-term unemployed often find it difficult B She might have fallen off her bike. came to stay last week. that’s right. not Italian. Katie has told me a lot about you. ____ only hobby is computer games.8 Complete the sentences with a relative pronoun where 10 Write responses for the comments using a modal verb necessary. 4 Have you finished with the video ____ I lent you? B ________________________________________ 5 He offered me a job. You work in television. but like all jobs it has its (6) _____ and _____ . ____ I turned down. Let me just (3) _____ (introduce) you to Emma. If a relative pronoun can be omitted. Anna I (2) _____ (have) a glass of white wine. 4 We regret __________ (tell) you your application Example A She’s broken her arm. or a suitable word or words. It’s lovely (1) _____ pay cheque. (1 point for each correct answer) 7 please. Example I adore spending (spend) time with B ________________________________________ family and friends. Nice to meet you. I didn’t mean __________ (forget) Katie Can I get you a drink? your birthday. from the box and a suitable verb. Anna Thanks. 6 A I thought she was Spanish. the boy ____ I was telling you about. You too. Katie OK. (1 point for each correct answer) 7 B ________________________________________ 9 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the 5 A I don’t know what had happened. but he had a verb in brackets. (At a party) 6 I’ll always remember __________ (receive) my first Katie Hello. Come in. 4 A I bought my Mum some perfume. in brackets. 3 A I can’t find my wallet. __________ (find) a job. 11 Complete the dialogue with the correct form of the verb 3 Tim denied __________ (break) the window. Anna. Emma Nice to meet you too. She’s the publicity manager (4) _____ works with me at the office. add nothing. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 26 Name: ________________________________ . B ________________________________________ 6 My children. but she didn’t like it. who went to the same university as me. 2 A She looked upset and her eyes were very red. 7 I’m so sorry. Anna Hello. it is quite interesting. never play outside. Example My friend. Emma I bet your job is absolutely (5) _____ ! Anna Well. 3 I never go out ____ it’s cold. will can’t might could should must may 1 This is Ian. happened? B That will be the window cleaner. sure how it happened. More than one answer may be possible. though I’m not has been unsuccessful. 1 We’re planning __________ (expand) the company B ________________________________________ over the next two years. B ________________________________________ 7 Do you remember ____ I put my keys? They aren’t in my bag. don’t you? Anna Yes. I suppose. (see) you.

Anna Why not? Katie That’s Emma’s husband. Emma You (7) _____ know loads of famous people. Katie Now. I (16) _____ warned you she can be rather annoying. Emma You (8) _____ brought them with you to the party. (13) _____ I have a word in private? Katie Of course. Katie. one or two. I think I (18)__________ (talk) to him. I’m afraid that (19) __________ (not be) a very good idea. Actually. I can’t seem to get (14) _____ to her that I don’t spend my whole life partying with the stars and that I’ve come here (15) _____ (relax). What’s the matter? Anna Well. Anna Well. And how (10) _____ you two _____ (get) on? Anna and Emma Fine. I can see a rather handsome guy over there. Anna Well. that’s not exactly what I said. I couldn’t get (12) _____ the fact that she knows so many stars! Anna Well. Emma Anna was just telling me about all those wonderful people (11) _____ she works with. Katie Oh dear. Actually. She just can’t resist people (17) _____ jobs sound more interesting than hers. Then I could have met them too. Katie I’m sorry. it’s Emma. (1 point for each correct answer) 20 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 27 Name: ________________________________ . here we are with the drinks. Anna Oh. don’t worry. I prefer (9) _____ (keep) my work and social life separate. Anna Typical! I (20) __________ guessed.

(1 point for each correct word) 10 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 28 . shocked when their performance __________ . I’m afraid I’m not admit deny reward permanent punish from around here. station. (mind) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 6 animals rights campaigners/animals 4 When does the post arrive? (happen) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 7 agoraphobics/open spaces 5 Help me with this report. B ________________________________________ 5 He said the chair was a __________ antique. and invitations. no tomorrow night because my car is being one was taking on long-term staff. using the words in brackets. 2 A Could you do me a favour? I need a lift home 1 Although I was keen to find a __________ job. the child admitted stealing the B ________________________________________ bike but later he denied it completely. but also __________ them when they B ________________________________________ do well. 3 Write negative sentences about the groups of people. B ________________________________________ 4 The company was delighted with the __________ 5 A Would you like me to help you with your cases? in sales in the first half of the year. B ________________________________________ 2 We should __________ children when they 3 A Would you like me to help you with your English homework? misbehave. Unit 9 using the words provided. (think) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 4 vegetarians/meat 2 Where’s the manager’s office? (know) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 5 atheists/God 3 Book a table for two. the party? company suffered huge __________ . (could) Could you open the door? 3 agnostics/God 1 Lend me your car. so I had to take repaired. (wonder) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 8 workaholics/working (1 point for each correct answer) __________________________________________ 10 (1 point for each correct answer) 8 2 Write polite refusals for the following requests. Example insomniacs/sleep Insomniacs can’t sleep. offers. huge deteriorate genuine profit temporary fake minute loss improve 1 A Would you like to come to a barbecue on Saturday evening? Example At first. 4 A Can you help me with the preparations for the 3 After excellent first-year __________ . please? B I’m terribly sorry. Not all the words are used. Name: _______________________________________ 1 vegans/animal products __________________________________________ 1 Rewrite the following requests to make them more polite. another __________ post. but it (2 points for each correct answer) 10 looked _________ to me. 4 Complete the sentences with the correct form of words Example A Can you tell me how to get to the from the box. 2 claustrophobics/closed spaces __________________________________________ Example Open the door. but very They look very heavy.

5 2 A ________________________________________ A ________________________________________ B It wasn’t me. B The one with the fountain in the front garden. Really helpful and with a good sense of B She’s much better. 3 Example A ________________________________________ A Which house is yours? B I think it’s a wonderful thing. I never touch your CDs.5 Write questions for these answers. She should be out of hospital humour. (2 points for each correct answer) 10 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 29 Name: ________________________________ . I use the Internet for all my research now. B It was OK. soon. 4 1 A ________________________________________ A ________________________________________ B He’s great. The food wasn’t bad but the staff weren’t very helpful.

tell me) A ________________________________________ Can you tell me when the film starts? B ________________________________________ 1 Is he free next Saturday? (Do you know) 3 A I don’t think that Jim made a very fair decision. but don’t you think this colour suits me __________________________________________ better? 6 Where are you moving to? (Have you decided) A ________________________________________ __________________________________________ B ________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 12 6 They asked me some tough questions. More than one answer ___________________________________________ may be possible. but I hope everyone survived. __________________________________________ 10 I don’t know how many casualties there were in the accident. tell him about it. __________________________________________ A ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 4 She seems to be very happy in her new job. Why insist on Example My parents always bring something for genuine animals skins when fakes are available? the children. 7 I can’t bear cruelty to animals. dangerous. starting 2 A Who wants to try this chocolate cake with with the words in brackets. It really suits me. not me! 2 What did he say to you? (Do you remember) A ________________________________________ __________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 3 Do they prefer Chinese or Indian food? (Have you 4 A I don’t suppose you want to play squash got any idea) tonight? __________________________________________ B No way! Last time you said it would be good fun. 1 A Aren’t you getting bored not going to the office? B No! I love not working. 8 The sky was clear when we started our walk. 7 Make these sentences negative. but the weather soon got worse and conditions became 1 She told me to buy some chocolate. but it was a disaster! 4 Who should I ask for at reception? (Could you tell me) A ________________________________________ __________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 5 Could they have left early? (Do you think) 5 A Didn’t you use to have fair hair? B Yes. but the exam wasn’t as hard as I had expected. __________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2 I think that’s a good suggestion. B Yes. didn’t she? 3 We’ve already made plans for the weekend. ___________________________________________ __________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 (2 points for each correct answer) 10 TOTAL 100 8 Translate these sentences. but I don’t remember where she said it was. cream? Example When does the film start? (Can you B Not me! I don’t really like rich food.6 Rewrite the following as indirect questions. ___________________________________________ My parents never bring anything for the children. A ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 30 Name: ________________________________ . __________________________________________ B Well. 9 A Haven’t you found her office yet? She gave clear __________________________________________ directions. 5 I expect we’ll hear from them soon.

2 __________ . Not all the 3 Match the expressions (1–9) to the correct family expressions are used. 7 I saw a friend of yours in town __________ . 3 That was quick! You made it home __________ . They watch TV __________ . Example If you want to save money. so please __________ . 8 I don’t know exactly when we’ll see you again. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 31 . (1 point for each correct answer) 8 1 Complete the sentences using a time expression from the box which best fits the context given. 4 had to tighten their belts 2 I asked the bank for a debt / loan but they refused. but it should be __________ . lately by the time in record time it’s a waste of time by Friday at the latest in the olden days on time for hours upon end before long take your time the other day for the time being at the end of the year Example I’ve been working very hard lately. A 5 We aren’t in any hurry. 9 We can’t do anything about the problem now. 6 I’ve spent a lot this month so I’m really surprised that I’m still in the black / overdrawn. 9 were made of money 5 I’m quite careful with money. 4 They never go out. so you’ll have to put up with it __________ . (1 point for each correct answer) 10 B 2 Circle the correct word. but I don’t agree Unit 10 with being extravagant / tight-fisted either. 6 had a business which did a roaring trade so I don’t see it as a luxury / necessity. so please let me have your ideas __________ . so __________ to talk to him. (A or B). 5 couldn’t make ends meet 3 All the members of my family use our computer. 7 I don’t think it’s good to be mean. 6 We need to give our decision at the weekend. One example has been given. while my husband is (1 point for each correct answer) 8 a real penny-pincher / spendthrift. 10 He won’t listen. 8 At last I’m earning a good salary so my income is Name: _______________________________________ higher than my profit / expenditure. life expectancy was a lot shorter. why not buy 1 B fell on hard times second-hand / brand new furniture? 2 were down-and-out 1 My money was stolen while I was on my way to 3 were rolling in money the back to deposit / withdraw it. 1 I’m so fed up with the trains in this city. They never leave __________ . 7 lived in the lap of luxury 4 I was delighted when the antiques dealer said my 8 lived on a shoestring jewellery was worthless / priceless.

work very closely in teams.4 Write a sentence that describes the person’s habits. computer by now! You’ve had it for a year! a believed b used to believe c would believe 9 He starts his new job in America next month. overdraft last month. a followed b used to follow c would follow Example She’s never on time. though I 5 Which verb forms can complete the sentences? Circle all ____________________ be when I was a teenager. 10 I never thought I could use a word processor a wrote b used to write c would write instead of a typewriter. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 __________________________________________ 6 Complete the sentences with the correct form of used 3 That man is very strange. 8 On Sunday mornings. a went b used to go c would go 7 There was a lot of unhappiness about the ban on 1 We ____ very little to spend when we were students. She WILL arrive late for everything! a moved b used to move c would move 1 I hate the way she behaves in class. 5 They’re real television addicts. every year to France. but they never listen. ____________________ it very quickly. but I 3 He ____ one of the richest men in the world before he lost his millions. as he 4 The bank ____ to me several times about my loves Britain so much. ____________________ 3 It’s always a slow process for children 7 He doesn’t manage his finances very well. __________________________________________ a believed b used to believe c would believe 2 Those kids are so annoying. smoking in the office. More than one answer may be __________________________________________ possible. 4 He insists on ignoring the ‘No Smoking’ signs. we _____ on holiday it difficult ____________________ living alone. 2 In the Middle Ages. but now __________________________________________ I’m used to it and I don’t mind. people ____ that the world 8 You must ____________________ your new was flat. don’t think he ____________________ ever a was b used to be c would be ____________________ working abroad. we ____________________ 6 I’ve asked them hundreds of times to keep the house tidy. a fell b used to fall c would fall © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 32 Name: ________________________________ . 2 In my previous job. __________________________________________ 4 We like living in Spain. Example At first I hated working at night. More than one answer may be possible. but in fact I 5 I ____ money when I was younger. we ____ the same routine of Use always and the Present Continuous. it took me a long time __________________________________________ ____________________ the climate. but now we a had b used to have c would have ____________________ it. ____________________ being away from home. taking a long walk before lunch. but we ____________________ the mealtimes yet. or be/get used to. 10 I ____ in ghosts all through my childhood. possible answers. 1 When I lived in Singapore. 9 We ____ house three times last year. 6 My father died recently and my mother is finding Example When I was a child. or will. (2 points for each correct answer) 14 5 I’m very good at managing money now. a never saved b never used to save c would never save (2 points for each correct answer) 20 6 What ____ before your got this job? a did you do b did you use to do c would you do 7 Our profits ____ dramatically last month. to.

___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 33 Name: ________________________________ . ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 4 My bank manager called and told me to pay off my overdraft by the end of the week.7 Translate these sentences. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 9 We never used to receive pocket money. but now I’m used to it. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2 I’ve been hard up all my life. but now they’ve had to get used to watching every penny. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 8 People nowadays get into debt because they have extravagant lifestyles and want to live in luxury. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 5 I used to be paid at the end of the week and I can’t get used to receiving a monthly salary. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 3 They used to be extremely well off. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 6 The money that was donated to the charity arrived just in time to save lives. 1 One of our neighbours used to be made of money. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 10 When I first saw a beggar asking for money in the street I was shocked. but I give it to my children to help them get used to managing money. ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 7 I don’t think I’ll ever get use to seeing governments waste money. while other countries in the world have so little. but now he’s living rough. but I don’t think of myself as underprivileged.

earlier? I can’t add them to the report now. 3 Typical! It takes me weeks to find some shoes that I like and then they don’t have them in my 2 Thank goodness Anna was at the party. As soon as I left the 4 She told me she ____________________ before she interview. I decided against buying it My job would be easier if I had a and then changed my mind but when I went secretary. __________________________________________ j Would you like me to order the record for you? __________________________________________ k Perhaps you’ll find another one somewhere else. don’t worry. so ill I / visit her e Oh. She / get / better grades / i Never mind! I’m sure you’ll get another job in if / she / work harder computing. 6 How many times do I have to tell you? Keep the 5 He really wanted to do the parachute jump but at noise down after ten o’clock. back. so when they 2 Oh. helped ____________________ . Can I offer you an __________________________________________ alternative model? __________________________________________ c I’m sorry. the last moment he ____________________ . ____________________ . Not all the idioms are used. If I / know / she be / d Sorry. 1 I’m glad we had a mobile phone. it ____________________ . she just never works. They won’t base their decision on __________________________________________ just one answer. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ f Well it’s ancient! It’s time you bought a new one. One example has been given. 5 I could kick myself. 3 We can’t afford to go on holiday. they’d sold it. You can always watch it on TV. We / lose a lot of money / (1 point for each correct answer) 8 if / we / sell our house __________________________________________ __________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 10 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 34 . making any necessary changes. I realized what I should have said. but after a few minutes she felt fine. She’ll go through the roof. My job / easier if I / have a secretary 9 It’s always the same. When he agency. went on stage. 2 Complete the sentences with a suitable idiom from the Unit 11 box. She really size. but I was busy in meetings all day. 4 That’s the last time I’ll book with this travel 3 I believed we would be together for ever. Not all get cold feet have butterflies in your stomach the responses are used. madam. I’ve been looking forward to this match for weeks and then it goes and rains! Example I don’t get any help at work. I didn’t realize the time. 3 Write conditional sentences using the words provided. 7 This is simply not good enough. 5 We decided not to move. left me. 1 She was very nervous at the interview. If we / have more g You’re not kidding! A half-built hotel and lousy money / we / go skiing food! __________________________________________ h Oh. 4 She’s quite lazy at school. 2 I had no idea about her illness. not again! I’ve had it with this computer! It told her she had got the job. 8 It’s not fair. well. I’ve been waiting for six weeks and now you say you have (2 points for each correct answer) 10 no record of my order. why didn’t you ask them to order you a pair? contact / the police they / not catch the criminals b I’m awfully sorry. If we / not a Well. Example My boss will be furious that we lost the 1 c Why didn’t you give your comments to me contract. Name: _______________________________________ go through the roof break the ice fall head over heels in love be over the moon bury your head in the sand break someone’s heart 1 Match a complaint (1–9) with a response (a–k).

9 Neither of us can speak a foreign language. (If only) __________________________________________ 8 I shouldn’t have spent so much this month. My I wish I had remembered my umbrella. I wish they ____ . every morning. We both wish we ____ . Example 1 I’m not going on holiday this year.m. (wish) 3 __________________________________________ 3 I didn’t want you to tell her. (wish) __________________________________________ (2 points for each correct answer) 16 I wish _______________ ____________________ . 6 Complete the sentences to express the people’s wishes Example This bus is always late. 8 There’s never enough time in the day to get things done. (should) __________________________________________ 5 I’m very sorry that we couldn’t get to the hospital. 4 My baby brother wakes up at 6 a. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 2 5 Rewrite each sentence so it has a similar meaning to the first. If only ______________ 10 All of my children hate school. I wish it wasn’t. ____________________ . and regrets. I wish I ____ . 6 We wanted to speak to the manager. using the word(s) in brackets. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 35 Name: ________________________________ . 2 He can’t find a good job. (’d rather) __________________________________________ 4 I regret that I didn’t help them. She wishes she ____ . 1 Why didn’t you tell me about the problem? (should) I shouldn’t ___________ __________________________________________ ____________________ . Example I’m sorry I was rude to them. 7 I haven’t got enough money. I wish I ____ . 1 6 She’s no good at maths. 2 We don’t like it when you shout. Everyone wishes there ____ . wife wishes they ____ . I wish he ____ . 3 The children next door will tease my dog. (If only) I wish _______________ __________________________________________ ____________________ . 5 My parents are coming to stay this weekend. (’d rather) 4 __________________________________________ 7 I regret not paying the fine on time. He wishes he ____ .4 Complete the sentences about people’s wishes. (wish) I wish I hadn’t been rude to them. I wish they ____ .

It was on the tip of my tongue! ____________________ . __________________________________________ __________________________________________ © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 36 Name: ________________________________ . We could have gone out somewhere. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 If only ______________ TOTAL 100 ____________________ . It’s time you faced the problem. (2 points for each correct answer) 16 7 Translate these sentences. 5 3 We should have got in touch sooner. A lot of water has flowed under the bridge since we last met. 7 __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 8 I’d rather we didn’t look in any more shops. It has hit the jackpot in the last three months. It isn’t a patch on the one we used to have. __________________________________________ We should ___________ __________________________________________ ____________________ . I wish I could say the same. 5 My friends have all gone up in the world since 6 university. It went down the drain within a year. let’s go and have a coffee. __________________________________________ 8 __________________________________________ 10 We shouldn’t have sold our half of the business. ____________________ . __________________________________________ __________________________________________ I wish _______________ 7 You can’t bury your head in the sand any longer. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 2 I think I might have met him before. 1 I wish we hadn’t bought this car. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 4 If you were at a loose end. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 9 I wish I could have remembered the right word in If only ______________ the oral exam. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 6 We should never have started that business. His name rings a bell. you should have called me. If we’ve got time to kill.

but obviously / apparently it’s very good. B I should do. I haven’t heard from her for ages. B Surely / Actually. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 8 A Have you seen the latest Spielberg film? B No. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 1 A What do you think of our new manager? 3 Complete each pair of sentences with the correct form B Surely / Personally. Anyway / Honestly. 1 Excuse me. B Yes. that’s all the arrangements made for Friday then. 4 Is this a /'haI@/ car? ____ ____ B All the same / Ideally. I’d better go ____ me. 2 Transcribe the words in phonemic script and then write Unit 12 a word which sounds the same but is spelt differently. It’s university? covered in ____ . forgot to mention it. fed up with him. he’s unreliable and she got ____ . B Ideally / Probably. she phoned last night. very dangerous profession. Do you ____ if I sit here? 3 A Why did Anna break up with James? Their son is very intelligent. get ____ . but I think I’m prepared for them. 4 I’m going to take up swimming because I want to 6 A Well. Example Have you seen my /nju:/ sweater? new knew Name: _______________________________________ 1 Who /Tru:/ that ball? ____ ____ 2 I hate the cold /'weD@/. I think he’s a bit strange. He of the same word. See you on Friday. 2 We nearly ____ the last train back from London 4 A I don’t know what’s happened to Rachel. but there’s a box of ____ in B Presumably / Obviously. yesterday. I think you should phone her to explain what 5 I /kO:t/ a bus here. (1 point for each correct answer) 8 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 37 . 3 Have we received any /meIl/? ____ ____ Example A It’s not my fault if she misunderstood. I did hours and She was given a two-year prison sentence. ____ ____ happened. never speaks to anyone. Example Read all the sentences before you start 2 A Do you think you’ll pass your exams? the exercise. After all / In fact. 5 I spent hours over the weekend ____ exam papers. now. He’s got a brilliant B Certainly / Basically. hours of revision. I understand that there the drawer. ____ ____ 1 Circle the correct expression. are risks. but I I love living abroad but I still ____ my family. it should be a good party. I haven’t got a lighter. 7 A What are your plans for after you leave I must take this shirt to the dry-cleaner’s. 3 It was such an exciting ____ ! Three goals in the 5 A You must realize that you’re about to enter a last five minutes. I’d like to go travelling for a few months. I’m looking I had to lose weight because none of my clothes forward to it.

was born in Africa. It showed the children. (2 points for each correct answer) 12 __________________________________________ 3 I admire my mother’s love of life. 1 I can’t stand my brother’s nastiness. ___________________________________________ 1 You can have either / each wine or beer. We’ll work in a twelve-storey building.’ woman. He them regularly. It’s on the outskirts of (1 point for each correct answer) 10 town. 9 Be careful! You’re going to drop ____ baby. house with a garden at the back and a garage for two cars. Example We’re going to buy a house. There’s a garden at the back. ___________________________________________ __________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 2 We can never resist going in antique shops. 6 We’re going for ____ dinner at my sister’s house. the. he brings us a present. He’s seven years old. or nothing. We’re going to buy a three-bedroomed 10 I’m reading ____ excellent book at the moment. 6 He took a brilliant photograph. Example I commute to work all / every day. __________________________________________ 2 Money’s good. 3 Shall we go to ____ cinema tonight? __________________________________________ 4 Who was ____ teacher who influenced you most? (2 points for each correct answer) 10 5 You must admit that ____ computers have revolutionized office life. playing in the garden. (1 point for each correct answer) 10 1 We’re going on a course. It also has to 3 Whose are those / these books over there? have short sleeves. ___________________________________________ 7 Rewrite the sentences to make them more emphatic. It was black and What I like about Julia is the way she’s white. She’s wearing a long. I’m teetotal. The painting is of an old Either. The shirt I want has to be white. 5 We’re moving to a new office. We will learn French. ___________________________________________ Example I like Julia’s patience.4 Rewrite the short sentences to form one longer sentence. This drives me mad. It’s very well-equipped. 6 We have five children and every / each of them is ___________________________________________ different. It will last for two weeks. ___________________________________________ 7 My parents are divorced but I see both / neither of 4 They’ve adopted a boy. The garage can hold two cars. ___________________________________________ 5 ‘Would you like red or white wine?’ ‘Neither / 3 I bought a painting. She has grey hair. 4 There are two biscuits left so you can have one ___________________________________________ each / both. It’s got three 8 What made you want to be ____ actor? bedrooms. I like this. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 38 Name: ________________________________ . on the beach? ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 9 All / Every time he visits. ___________________________________________ 2 ‘How much are the pens?’ ‘One pound all / each.’ 2 I’m looking for a shirt. school north of Paris. but ____ health is everything. 4 Simon is very honest. 5 My children are very untidy. 1 My sister works as ____ teacher. thanks. 7 I loved our holidays at ____ seaside. dark green dress. __________________________________________ Example I really enjoyed the cake you made. The children were always patient. 10 They speak each / both French and German. He’s lived for three years in 8 Do you remember this / that time we slept all night England. 5 Complete the sentences using a/an. The course will be at a 6 Circle the correct word. It has to be made of cotton.

a love of music and a sense of rhythm are essential. 2 A Can I borrow your car? B Of course. don’t be so hard on her. __________________________________________ A ________________________________________ (3 points for each correct answer) 30 B ________________________________________ ________________________________________ TOTAL 100 3 What I don’t understand is how they never seem to have any money. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 10 The only things that I can offer you are love and respect. 9 If you want to be a dancer. but they are always buying things. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 5 A What a shame you didn’t pass your exam. B Oh. A ________________________________________ ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 8 A It’s people like her who give our profession a bad name. After all. 1 I have twelve cousins and I write to each of them every Christmas.8 Translate these sentences. she’s been very kind to you. __________________________________________ __________________________________________ 4 The thing you have to remember about animals is that they need a lot of care. A ________________________________________ ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ ________________________________________ © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 39 Name: ________________________________ . You can take either. B I couldn’t agree with you more. We’ve got two and they’re both __________________________________________ parked outside. B But I did pass it! A ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 6 A Why didn’t you tell me you were working late? B I did tell you! A ________________________________________ B ________________________________________ 7 A What I can’t stand about him is the way he thinks he’s always right.

Dad. but 1 Match a sentence (1–7) with a response (a–i). 1 Someone who lives by asking for money and food 4 I thought I was going to miss my plane. __________________________________________ c Never mind. any news. I’m v__________n. (kind of you) e I’m very sorry. (believe me) 1 We like our staff to be punctual. someone. I can pop out and get you some. 6 No. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 40 Name: ________________________________ . 8 We haven’t heard if she’s had the baby yet. __________________________________________ f Well. 2 I could kick myself. You said you had one in Example You are on a train and you need to call stock and now you say you’ve sold it. I shouldn’t have laughed. give it to the postman. (1 point for each correct answer) 6 2 The roads were very clear so we got home before long / in record time. Ask the person at out. It just won’t Do you think I could borrow your mobile start. cinema. Not all presumably / generally speaking they’ll call if there’s the responses are used. (think) 5 That’s it! I’ve had it with this thing. I’m afraid we won’t have any more in until next month. you can always enter again next year. the most qualified. (could) 7 It’s not fair. g Well. 3 There’s no need to rush. you’re wrong. phone. Ask the person next to you if you can borrow their mobile phone. I forgot. we’d like to keep it. 3 This is beyond a joke. 4 Read the definitions and complete the words. person. I got home and 3 Write polite requests or refusals for the following remembered I hadn’t bought any stamps. After all / All the same. but I is a b__________r. 4 It’s the last time we’ll use this taxi service. situations. Definitely / Ideally. 2 You are invited to a birthday party. I should know because I was there. 1 h How many times do I have to tell you? Don’t (1 point for each correct answer) 8 kick the ball into the flowers. 4 You ask a stranger for directions to the Town Hall. so please try to __________________________________________ arrive on time / in time. i Well. I got to the market and they’d sold 1 It is the first day in a new job. it’s a waste of time. (love) b Never mind. Use the word(s) provided. The score was honestly / actually Progress test 3 three–nil. __________________________________________ 5 You need to ask your boss for some time off work (1 point for each correct answer) 6 because a member of your family is ill. the next desk where the photocopier is. but you can’t a You’re not kidding! They charge the most and go because you have already arranged to go to the they’re always late. Refuse without offending your the other day / recently. One example has been given. why don’t you get it serviced? (happen to know) h Sorry. please? 6 Of course. __________________________________________ Example I’ve been visiting some old friends 6 Your friends ask you to look after their dog while they’re on holiday. sir. isn’t very nice. I’m sure whatever you’ve bought will 3 Someone offers you a second glass of wine that be fine. 7 We haven’t really decided what to do about the Name: _______________________________________ house. caught it just in time / on time. sir. Refuse without offending the d I’m sorry. so take your time / Example Someone who has at least a million pounds is a millionaire. friends. 2 Someone who doesn’t eat any animal products is a 5 I’m sure to get the job. I spend hours preparing and I still __________________________________________ don’t win first prize. so I had to go to the supermarket instead. (wonder) 2 Circle the correct expression in each sentence.

often show loss than __________ . upset when I found out it was __________ . __________ it again. 5 Pop round to the house later this evening if you 2 I assumed that her fur coat was fake and I was very ____________________ . 5 Someone who spends money carelessly is a (1 point for each correct answer) 12 s__________t. Example A How often do you go abroad? 5 I was convinced I was in the black. reward than __________ them. so we found the B My grandparents. B It’s a wonderful place – full of life and 9 As soon as we deposit money. My children need a __________ home. Not all the idioms are v__________n. __________ . 3 Someone who can’t stop working is a 11 Those cigarettes are a bit strong for me. but it Example The salesman told me the jewellery was ____________________ his early novels. used. so it was a real B Twice a year. Don’t 3 I can’t bear moving to temporary accommodation ____________________ any longer! again. be over the moon hit the jackpot get cold feet 8 Someone who is unwilling to spend or give money bury your head in the sand ring a bell go up in the world be at a loose end is a p__________y-p __________r. Not all the ____________________ . shock to find I was __________ . 2 A __________ is yours? 7 They were very __________ when I first knew B The blue Peugeot in the car park. 4 A ____ your capital city ____ ? but that steak was awfully __________ . 2 He had been looking forward to the balloon ride. 1 A ____ jacket ____ ? 6 If you want to get children to behave. B She’s much happier in her new school. but it turned out to be worthless. 1 When she gave birth to twins. the whole family Choose an antonym for the words in italics. I couldn’t believe they had become so 3 A ____ your daughter? well off. food in the restaurant too __________ . 5 A __________ you this beautiful present? 10 We usually eat plain food at home. their business became a great 7 Complete the following questions. Example After a successful start. 8 The meat from our butcher is usually really tender. 6 You have to face the problem. it’s better to B It’s Andy’s. 6 Complete the sentences with an idiom from the box. thanks. (1 point for each correct answer) 6 4 After years of failure. 5 Complete the sentences with a word from the box. priceless. 7 Someone who doesn’t believe in God is an go down the drain not be a patch on a__________t. the accounts more is an a__________c . Put 6 Someone who doesn’t eat meat or fish is a the verbs in the correct form. 4 I don’t think I’ve met her but her name 1 My parents are complete opposites – my mother is ____________________ . quite tight-fisted whereas my father is __________ . © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 41 Name: ________________________________ . them. words are used. it seems time to interesting places. got any __________ ones? 4 Someone who isn’t sure whether God exists or not 12 In the early years of a business. their business (1 point for each correct answer) 8 went down the drain. tough rich mild soft hard up genuine 3 His latest book is OK. Have you w__________c. worthless extravagant waste punish success but at the end he ____________________ and overdrawn permanent withdraw profit refused to go up.

first. __________________________________________ 5 My mother ____ me every week when I was at university. 6 A Do you know ____ the next train to London 6 We regret not warning you about the danger. using the word(s) in brackets. (If only) __________________________________________ © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 42 Name: ________________________________ . a called b would call c used to call __________________________________________ 6 What ____ before you got your present job? a did you do b did you use to do c would you do (1 point for each correct answer) 7 7 My father was always very independent. Example They seemed to be very efficient. __________________________________________ 2 We ____ a picnic on the beach every Sunday afternoon. (wish) (1 point for each correct answer) 8 __________________________________________ 2 We don’t want you to tell anyone about the wedding. ____ ? (should) B 12. They ____ __________________________________________ really loud music. 8 I shouldn’t have spoken to you like that. a believes b ’s always believing c ’ll believe 6 You can rely on them to arrive on time. a went b used to go c would go __________________________________________ 4 She’s so gullible. Example She’s extremely house-proud.15 from platform 7. 5 I spoke to someone on the way home. (wish) I wish I had more free time. 4 My teacher thought it was a good idea. (wish) __________________________________________ (1 point for each correct answer) 7 (1 point for each correct answer) 8 8 Make these sentences negative. (‘d rather) __________________________________________ 3 Why do you always whistle while I’m watching TV? (wish) __________________________________________ 4 Why didn’t you ask us to lend you the money? (should) __________________________________________ 5 We’re sorry we didn’t call an ambulance. 1 They expect to us to call them every week. 10 Which verb forms can complete the sentences? Circle all They didn’t seem to be very efficient. a ’s always barking b barks c won’t bark 1 I regret not having spent more time with my parents. a ’re always playing b will play c used to play 3 We’ve already paid the bill. It ____ at everyone. He ____ 9 Rewrite each sentence so it has a similar meaning to the people for help. She ____ whatever you tell her. 8 That dog drives me mad. possible answers. 1 Our new neighbours really annoy me. a would never ask b never asked c never used to ask Example I’d like to have more free time. __________________________________________ 7 A Can you remember __________ at the end of 7 I’d like to be a bit taller. (If only) the film? __________________________________________ B The main characters got married. 7 They must have known the truth. a would have b used to have c had __________________________________________ 3 They ____ abroad several times last year. She ____ . a rarely dusts and polishes __________________________________________ b ’s always dusting and polishing 2 You must eat something before you take these c hardly ever dusts and polishes tablets.

I’m very well. Juan and Elena take a trip to (18) ____ seaside every like we (19) ____ when I was little – and have said I can go with them next time. here I am in Spain in (1) ____ first week of my stay. Felipe is very talkative. I’m fine and I’m quite enjoying (24) ____ being in England real adventure! (1 point for each correct answer) 24 TOTAL 100 © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 43 Name: ________________________________ . so I’ll have to go. Fortunately. but they are all very patient. while his brother is quite (5) ____ . I’m getting more confident in Spanish. (22) ____ I find most difficult is understanding people when quickly. They down to eat.11 Complete the letter with a suitable word or words. ____ here to Elena is a brilliant cook and I’m trying lots of different types of food. but all in all I’m quite happy. But the one (10) ____ that I’m not (11) ____ to yet is meal times. though I’d rather (23) ____ phone because it makes me homesick! Lots of love Emily – it’s a PS Please don’t worry about me. ____ good Enrique. are so kind and supportive. so I wish I (21) __________ they talk Spanish before coming. you I’ve got some homework to do now. but surely I Well. but I did Quite a lot of (20) __________ in my stomach the first time I had to ask for something in a shop. (7) ____ of the boys speak much English. have School is fine and I’m learning a lot. and slowly things seem a (2) ______ used to being away from home. Santander is (16) ____ port on (17) ____ north coast of Spain and week – a bit beautiful countryside around it. Write to me soon. (12) ______ meal two or three hours later than we (13) ____ at home. Life is very different here and (3) ____ bit strange to me. I wish you (9) seem to eat taste them too. so when I sit I’m starving! I have a few I haven’t had (14) ____ opportunity to explore the city much. Felipe and always ____ if I’m OK and offering advice and help. a bit more the people in my class are more advanced than me. They (4) ____ My host family are very nice. They have two sons near my age. though. but they are (6) all day fun. but I’m sure I will when has some hours to (15) ____ . so I have to speak Spanish (8) ____ . The parents. Sometimes no word is required and sometimes more than one answer may be possible. Example Did you like the present I sent you? Dear All. Juan and Elena.

3 we’ve been exploring 2 exports 7 imported 2 People have less time for leisure than they 4 had left 3 transported 8 transport used to. 8 house-warming party 5 What 2 The film was being made when the director 9 helpfulness 6 How decided to leave. and Paris. 4 Was there? 3 I’ve spent a huge amount of money this 4 1 homesick 5 Is she? month. 11 textiles 8 What London. 10 made 7 The work must be done carefully. 6 1 has been writing 4 1 very little ANSWER KEY 2 3 have seen have never filmed 2 3 Everyone Fewer 4 have been travelling 4 All Unit 1 5 have closed 5 Everything 6 ’ve bought 6 Any 1 1 b 2 b 3 a 4 a 5 b 7 has been learning 7 my whole life 2 Noun Adjective Verb 8 have been carrying 8 little scare scary scare 9 has caught 9 less poison poisonous poison 10 have always thought 10 a little organization organized organize 5 1 U 2 B 3 U 4 C 5 B 6 C 7 B entertainment entertaining entertain Unit 3 8 U 9 U 10 C hatred hateful hate 1 1 Do you? 6 1 Nearly all children start school at the age 3 'organized de'velopment 'promising 2 Has he? of five. 3 housebound 4 life expectancy 2 1 co-author 5 Hardly any people walk/anyone walks to 5 house-warming 2 forecast work. 16 self-conscious 6 While the film was being made. 14 minute 3 put 7 put 5 The main character had been based on a 15 self-employed 4 take 8 take real person. 7 are destroying 8 I’ve written © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 44 . 6 pre-exam 3 isn’t 7 haven’t 10 There aren’t many people in the restaurant. 2 took us ages 2 put pressure on 7 After an actor had been found for the role. 6 homeless 3 ex-boyfriend 6 We don’t have much holiday at Christmas. 5 was working 4 decrease 9 decreased 3 We’ve been working for hours. 3 1 unkindness disloyalty 3 ’ve had 12 We haven’t got enough chairs in the dining 2 disused immeasurable 4 ’m working room. 5 1 don’t 5 was 8 I’ve got a few bottles of wine for the party. 5 were wearing 'organized organi'zation 'organize 3 The staff won’t be told about the problems. 3 maturity reliability 5 was working 4 illiteracy successful Progress test 1 6 has worked 5 impolite unhelpful 7 had never travelled 1 2 e 3 h 4 a 5 c 6 i 7 d 8 will travel/will be travelling 4 1 had won 9 will have travelled 2 arrived 2 Adjective Noun Verb 3 had already got enter'taining enter'tainment enter'tain 7 1 Has your car been repaired? 4 spent re'liable relia'bility re'ly 2 The results haven’t been printed yet. 6 had in'creasing 'increase in'crease 4 The property is being improved. 7 post-natal 4 are 8 is 11 The children have eaten far too much 8 subtitles 6 2 ’ll be having chocolate. 9 took in'sulting 'insult in'sult 6 The new product will be advertised on TV. 7 had started/started 'poisonous 'poison 'poison 5 Computers aren’t manufactured at that 8 realized de'veloping de'velopment de'velop factory. 5 undercooked 2 Have 6 did 9 We argue the whole time. 'playful enter'tain 3 Weren’t you? 2 There isn’t a single chocolate left. 2 lifestyle 6 Have you? 4 None of my friends came. 4 took no notice 4 will take/are taking/are going to take place 8 How much money was earned from the 5 taking part 5 taking part film? 6 to put … first 4 1 took it back 7 took no notice 2 put everything down Unit 4 8 puts … in charge of 3 is being taken over 1 2 k 3 h 4 b 5 c 6 i 7 g 5 1 has taken off 4 put up with 8 e 9 d 2 take after 5 Don’t put it off 6 has been put out 2 1 'refuse 5 'desert 3 put … up 7 took off 2 'presents 6 con'tent 4 to take … off 8 putting everything away 3 ob'ject 7 Mi'nute 5 ’re taking/going to take … out 4 in'valid 8 'insult 6 put out 5 1 were already queuing 2 I’m recording 3 1 to refund 6 increase 6 1 I’m driving. 4 anti-social 7 Very few of my friends have children. but we’ve 6 started 5 protesting 10 progress made very little progress. they ran 3 1 takes me for granted 4 1 take … for granted out of money. so I’ll just have a little wine. 3 put work first 3 put your arm round they decided not to make the film. 3 1 optimistic 11 was wearing 2 lifestyle 12 had finished Unit 2 13 had been standing 3 immature 4 house-proud 1 1 What a 14 had been looking 5 recycle 2 How 15 did you disappear 6 consciousness 3 What a 5 1 The book was published after the author 7 bilingual 4 What had died. 10 literacy 7 What a 3 The film was promoted in New York. 12 irrelevant 2 1 take 5 put 4 The new novel wasn’t very highly 13 slaves 2 take 6 put recommended.

4 will start/starts/will be starting 5 All the snow has been cleared off the 4 1 ’re getting up 5 ’s going to be motorways. 4 Very few English people speak a second 4 a1 speaking 5 I met a couple last night who said they language. 2 risky 2 do 9 1 attended 3 rowing/quarrelling 3 to understand 2 had been/were 4 handy 4 to call 3 didn’t keep 5 convinced/certain/positive 5 travelling 4 didn’t know 6 mend/fix 6 to going 5 was being held 7 dull/tedious 7 to speak 6 had … arrived 8 decorating 3 1 tiring 7 were chatting 9 changing 2 disappointing 8 made 10 to water 3 embarrassed 9 stood 4 annoying 6 1 doing 10 was tapped 5 depressed 2 to upset 11 don’t believe 6 relaxing 3 travelling 12 was faced 7 excited 4 taking 13 didn’t recognize 8 boring 5 to learn 14 have … been doing 6 inviting 15 explaining 4 1 directed 7 to close 16 spent 2 done 8 telling 17 told 3 wearing 9 to use 18 was … searching 4 designing 10 to attend 19 managed 5 bought 20 had/had had 6 demonstrating 7 broken Unit 8 Unit 5 8 lit 1 2 k 3 h 4 b 5 f 6 j 7 a 8 d 9 i 1 1 pros and cons 5 1 (nothing) 2 1 hilarious 2 wait and see 2 who 2 quite/absolutely 3 safe and sound 3 that/which 3 very/quite 4 sick and tired 4 which 4 filthy 5 sooner or later 5 (nothing) 5 very 6 slowly but surely 6 why 6 absolutely 7 when 7 priceless 2 1 sooner or later 8 whose 8 quite 2 safe and sound 9 where 9 freezing 3 sick and tired 10 (nothing) 10 very/quite 4 pros and cons 5 slowly but surely 6 1 My in-laws. 10 B Just a little. 5 Fewer people go to church nowadays. 3 fully 8 tragically 3 1 ’ll be back 2 We found a fabulous store in London 4 seriously 9 sincerely 2 have you been up to which sells high-tech gadgets. 7 1 ’re going to have 3 He never got used 3 We weren’t warned about the danger. 8 Here are a few of my most recent designs. 2 ’re always getting at 6 Will you open 6 The flight might be delayed by up to two 3 got over 7 ’ll be interviewing hours. which was 9 We’ve had fewer exams than last year. 5 ’s never been out of 1 ’ll be/must be 4 My boss. is for sale. which isn’t big enough to work 7 There’s very little hope of improvement. is going to give me 7 isn’t over 3 can’t be promotion. 9 keep 7 1 I’ll be finishing 10 ring Unit 7 2 they’re being 5 1 will dominate/will be dominating 1 2 g 3 h 4 e 5 c 6 b 3 I’ve been running 2 Shall we invite 2 1 vacuum cleaner 4 We’ve been thinking 3 I’m going to cycle 2 microwave oven 5 Who’s been using 4 I’ll get 3 dishwasher 6 is being delivered 5 She’s going to cry 4 electric razor 7 Am I disturbing 6 It’s 5 fridge 8 wore 7 we’ll be lying 6 video recorder 9 I’ve lost 8 I will have finished 7 food processor 10 we had met 6 1 arrive ’ll go 8 deep freeze 8 1 Are the goods going to be transported 2 won’t apologize 9 iron directly to the client? 3 ’ll send ’s read 3 1 I got on well 2 Smoking has been forbidden in this office 4 ’ve watched ’ll give 2 They’ll get back for the last five years. who(m) I’m always complaining 6 was up with 2 might go/may go about at work. 8 fly absolutely fantastic. 5 convincingly 10 fully 3 was around 3 He’s going out with a girl whose brother 4 ’ll be away 4 (Possible answers) went to the same school as you. when I was in France. 3 This is 6 Have you seen the vase I got from an 6 We didn’t have a very big wedding – we 4 connect auction? invited just a few close friends. 1 2 a 3 f 4 d 5 b 6 i 7 g 8 ’ll get through 9 Has your house been extended? 2 1 can’t stand/detest/can’t bear 5 1 to eat 10 We weren’t given the correct instructions. 5 busy 7 His house. 6 hold from. please. 2 ’ll call 4 We’ve got 4 You will be informed of any change in the 3 Are you and Jane coming 5 got done situation. b 7 pleasure 8 I tried snowboarding. are arriving from Canada this 2 badly 7 strongly weekend. 8 ’s all for 4 won’t be/can’t be © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 45 . who emigrated three years 3 1 strongly 6 distinctly 6 wait and see ago. Unit 6 6 got out 8 The stolen car might have been sold or 7 getting up abandoned. 4 to get it off 8 ’ll have done 7 He was going to be prosecuted until new 5 get through evidence came to light. 2 calling knew you.

so I must get my hair 4 who cut. 3 ’s up with tomorrow. but I’m not in the office 5 They’re always sitting in front of the TV. 5 to find 2 If I had known she was/had been so ill. but you 14 through 8 before long mustn’t hurt them. b 3 a. 9 might/may/could still be 4 Could you tell me who I should ask for at 2 She must have been crying. 5 1 ’s been out of weekend. 4 He’s always smoking in the canteen. 2 I don’t think that’s a good suggestion. 6 1 to get used to 5 get … off 2 Claustrophobics can’t stand closed spaces. b 7 a 8 a. 6 They will leave dirty plates and cups in 4 ’s over 3 That’s very kind of you. b. 6 (Possible answers) 3 introduce 5 I don’t expect we’ll hear from them soon. 5 was into done it. but I’m afraid I’m away at the night. 13 could/can 7 the other day 6 You can play with the dogs. 1 to see 8 must have got engaged 4 She doesn’t seem to be very happy in her 2 ’ll have new job. 2 used to 7 1 find ’ll move 3 Agnostics aren’t sure whether God exists 3 to get used to 2 ’re spending/’re going to spend ’ll be or not. at the moment. c 3 getting at manage. 7 He’s always borrowing money at the end of 4 I’m terribly sorry. 6 a. 5 may have dropped her purse outside in Rome. 5 fascinating Unit 10 2 You should try yoga. 10 must be working reception? 3 You might have left it at home. 6 ’ll have just crossed the finishing line 3 We haven’t made (any) plans for the 11 (Possible answers) 7 could have dropped something on her foot weekend yet. 1 I have to look smart. 2 They will keep kicking their ball against 6 terrified my wall. b 4 a 5 a. 9 to keep 3 in record time 4 My car won’t start. 2 ’re/’ll be/’re going to be away 2 I would if I could. 2 get through 5 That’s very kind of you. 15 to relax 9 for the time being 7 I didn’t manage to get to the bank today. but I’ve already their bedrooms. 7 must 1 1 on time 3 We had to go to bed at eight o’clock every 8 should have 2 In the olden days night. I’m afraid I’m too busy 6 1 got over the month. 16 should have 10 it’s a waste of time Can/Could you lend me some money? 17 whose 2 1 deposit 18 ’m going to talk/’ll talk Progress test 2 2 loan 19 isn’t/might not be 3 luxury 20 should/might have 1 2 f 3 a 4 e 5 j 6 c 7 h 8 i 9 d 4 priceless Unit 9 5 spendthrift 2 2 h 3 a 4 c 5 j 6 g 7 b 8 f 9 i 6 in the black 3 1 c 2 a 3 b 4 b 5 a 6 a 7 b 8 c 1 1 Do you think you could lend me your car? 7 extravagant 9 b 10 b 11 c 12 a 2 Do you know where the manager’s office 8 expenditure 4 1 exciting is? 3 2 B 3 A 4 B 5 B 6 A 7 A 2 relaxing 3 Would you mind booking a table for two? 8 B 9 A 3 disappointed 4 Do you happen to know when the post arrives? 4 (Possible answers) 4 annoyed 5 I wonder if you could help me with this 1 She’s always disturbing people. but we could stay up late on Fridays. to? 3 might have received some good news 5 He may have been fighting. 5 didn’t use to 3 ’ll call get 5 Atheists don’t believe in God. c 9 a 10 a. because she was born 7 1 She told me not to buy any chocolate. but I think I can 5 1 a. 7 embarrassing 2 (Possible answers) 3 He will do gardening in the middle of the 8 fascinating 1 I’d love to. 6 to get used to 4 finish/are finishing ’ll have done 6 Animal rights campaigners don’t want 7 ’ve got used to/’re used to 5 Are ’re having animals to be exploited. b 2 a. 4 haven’t got used to/aren’t used to enjoying 4 Vegetarians don’t eat meat. 4 won’t have arrived yet 6 She can’t be Spanish. © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 46 . b 4 get out 3 1 Vegans don’t eat animal products. 5 Do you think they could have left early? 5 1 should have arrived by now 4 You could take it back to the shop and 6 Have you decided where are you moving 2 can’t have passed (his driving test) change it. 9 ’ll … get used to working 8 Workaholics can’t stop working. I would have visited her. 5 might/may/could be having 6 receiving 6 1 Do you know if he’s free next Saturday? 6 should see/will see 7 to forget 2 Do you remember what he said to you? 7 shouldn’t take/won’t take 3 Have you got any idea if/whether they 10 (Possible answers) 8 must be revising prefer Chinese or Indian food? 1 You should have worked harder. Could you give me a 10 are … getting 4 for hours upon end lift? 11 (nothing) 5 take your time 5 We have to study a foreign language but we 12 over 6 by Friday at the latest don’t have to study science. I’ll show you some 6 pros and cons/ups and downs basic techniques. 10 got used to 7 ’re going to damage/’ll damage ’ll hit 4 1 permanent temporary Unit 11 8 1 (nothing) 2 punish reward 2 why 3 profits losses 1 2 f 3 a 4 g 5 h 6 d 7 b 3 when 4 improvement deteriorated 8 e 9 k 4 (nothing) 5 genuine fake 5 which 2 1 was over the moon 6 whose 5 (Possible answers) 2 (to) break the ice 7 where 1 How’s your mother? 3 broke my heart 2 What was the meal/the restaurant like? 4 had butterflies in her stomach 9 1 to expand 3 What do you think of the Internet? 5 got cold feet 2 living 4 What’s your new boss like? 3 breaking 3 1 If we hadn’t contacted the police. 8 have got used to/be used to 6 shall … call Will … be working/Are … 7 Agoraphobics don’t like open spaces. 5 frustrating report. b. they 5 Who broke my CD? 4 to tell wouldn’t have caught the criminals.

2 in record time 3 take your time 10 1 a. we would go 5 1 a 6 1 was over the moon skiing. 6 (nothing) 6 bury your head in the sand 7 the 4 1 was/were 7 1 Whose … is this/that 8 an 2 could 2 Which car 9 the 3 wouldn’t 3 How’s 10 an 4 didn’t/wouldn’t 4 What’s … like 5 weren’t 6 1 either 5 Who gave 6 was/were 2 each 6 when/what time … is/leaves 7 had 3 those 7 what happened 8 was 4 each 8 1 They don’t expect to us to call them 9 could 5 Neither every week. 3 What I admire about my mother is her parents. 17 the 4 fit fitted 18 the 5 marking marks 4 1 beggar 19 used to/did 2 vegan 4 (Possible answers) 20 butterflies 3 workaholic 1 We’re going on a two-week French 21 had learned/studied 4 agnostic course at a school north of Paris. c Unit 12 4 just in time 6 a. b 1 1 Personally 5 After all 11 1 the 2 After all 6 actually 2 ’m getting 3 Basically 7 Ideally 3 (nothing) 4 Actually 8 presumably 4 ’re … asking 5 Obviously 5 quiet/shy 3 (Possible answers) 6 Anyway 6 both/(nothing) 1 Could you tell me where the 7 Ideally 7 neither photocopier is? 8 apparently 8 long/(nothing) 2 I’d love to come to your party. 4 I had a smaller dog 5 If only we had called an ambulance. short. c 8 a. cotton. b. dark green dress. I would if I could. 5 1 extravagant 4 They’ve adopted a seven-year-old 2 genuine African boy who has lived for three 3 permanent years in England. 6 (Possible answers) 3 I wish you wouldn’t whistle while I’m 5 What drives me mad about my children 1 I had a smaller car watching TV. 3 We haven’t paid the bill yet. 4 success 5 We’re moving to a new. 6 You can’t rely on them to arrive on time. idea. antique shops. 9 were 2 weather whether 3 That’s very kind of you. 23 didn’t 6 vegetarian sleeved shirt. well-equipped 5 overdrawn twelve-storey building on the outskirts 6 punish of town. 4 The thing I like about Simon is his the wedding. 15 kill/spare 2 missed miss 6 Believe me. 10 rich 11 mild 12 profit © Oxford University Press Photocopiable 47 . 2 1 on time 8 I had a mobile phone 8 I wish I hadn’t spoken to you like that. but I’d prefer a 10 thing 3 mail male glass of orange juice. 11 used 4 hire higher 4 Do you happen to know where the 12 every 5 caught court Town Hall is? 13 would/do 5 I wonder if I could have some time off 14 an/the 3 1 mind mind because my mother is ill. c 3 a 4 a. 2 (nothing) 2 got cold feet 4 She would get better grades if she 3 the 3 isn’t a patch on worked harder. 7 I had gone to a different hairdresser 7 If only I were/was a bit taller. 8 I wish I hadn’t spent so much this love of life. 2 We’d rather you didn’t tell anyone about month. b 7 a. 9 1 I wish I had spent more time with my 7 If only I’d paid the fine on time. 10 didn’t 6 each 2 You mustn’t/don’t have to eat anything 7 both 5 1 You should have told me about the before you take these tablets. 7 hard up 6 He took a brilliant black and white 8 tough photograph of the children playing in 9 withdraw the garden. wearing a long. Progress test 3 5 have worn smarter clothes 6 We should have warned you about the 6 she was taller/he was shorter 1 2 b 3 e 4 a 5 g 6 c 7 f danger. honesty. 22 What/The thing 5 spendthrift 2 I’m looking for a white. 24 not 7 atheist 3 I bought a painting of an old. 1 The thing I can’t stand about my home. grey- 8 penny-pincher haired woman. b. 3 If we had more money. 4 the 4 rings a bell 5 We would have lost a lot of money if we 5 (nothing) 5 ’re at a loose end had sold our house. but I’m 2 1 threw through afraid I’m going to the cinema that day. hospital. 6 We’d rather have spoken to the manager. 3 I’d rather you hadn’t told her. 5 If only we could have got to the brother is his nastiness. b. 3 I hadn’t eaten all the cake the money. is their untidiness/that they’re very 2 have fallen asleep in the sun 4 You should have asked us to lend you untidy. 7 (Possible answers) 5 I didn’t speak to anyone on the way 4 I should have helped them. but I’m 16 a 3 match matches not very good with animals. 8 that problem. b 2 a. 9 Every 2 We wish you wouldn’t speak to us like 4 My teacher didn’t think it was a good 10 both that. 2 The thing we can never resist is going to 7 They can’t have known the truth. c 5 a.

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