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Progress Test UNIT 6 Grammar

1 Complete the conversations. Use the comparative form of these adjectives. Score
bad crowded early exciting happy hot slow wet
1 A Whats your new job like? Is it _________________________ than the advertising agency? __
B Yes, Im much _________________________ with my job now, thanks. __
2 A This new Internet service is _________________________ than our last one! __
B I know. Its much _________________________ than the old one. __
3 A Shall we get the 8.15 train?
B Id like to get an _________________________ one, if thats OK? __
The trains before 8.00 are _________________________. __
4 A Did you have a good holiday in Singapore?
B It was great, but I didnt like the tropical weather. It was a lot
_________________________ and _________________________ than in the UK! __/2
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2 Complete the conversations. Use the superlative form of these adjectives.
ambitious complicated efficient high interesting large long successful
1 A Who was _________________________ salesperson in the company last year? __
B Paolo. He had _________________________ sales figures across the whole country. __
2 A Who did you think was _________________________ of all the interviewees? __
B I liked Dannys answers. I also thought he was _________________________. He had __
some very clear goals.
3 A Do you like living in Tokyo?
B Yes. Its one of _________________________ cities Ive ever lived in its got a population __
of about 13 million. I dont live near the centre so my commute to work is probably
_________________________ Ive ever had too! __
A Is there a good metro system?
B Yes, there are a lot of different lines so its one of _________________________ in the world, __
but its also probably _________________________. __
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3 Look at the table and complete the conversation. Use the comparative or superlative Score
form of the adjectives in brackets.
Hotel name Year built Star rating Number of Distance Price per
rooms from airport night
Britannia 1920 5 200 45 km 150
City Park 2010 4 120 22 km 95
Metro Court 1980 2 75 10 km 70

A So, which of these three hotels is _________________________1 (good) for our conference? __
B Well, Metro Court is _________________________2 (expensive). __
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Its also _________________________ (near) to the airport so its probably __
_________________________ 4 (convenient) than the others. __
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A Yes, itll be _________________________ (easy) to get to than the others, but its only __
two-star.
I think we need _________________________6 (good) facilities than that. __
B OK, of the three, the Britannia is _________________________7 (expensive) at 150 a night __
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and its _________________________ (big), with 200 rooms. __
A But its _________________________9 (old) too. Lets go for the City Park. Its a lot __
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_________________________ (modern) than the Britannia. __
B OK. I like _________________________11 (traditional) hotels, but the City Park is __
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_________________________ (small) __
so its probably _________________________ 13 (quiet) than the Britannia too. __
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A And its _________________________ (expensive). That will keep the accountants happy! __
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Progress Test UNIT 6 Vocabulary
1 Complete the conversations. Write the missing letters.
1 A I need to get some dollars. Is there a c __ __ __ __ __ __ __
e __ __ __ __ __ __ __ near here? __/2
B Yes, or you can just use the c __ __ __ p __ __ __ __ over there. __/2
2 A Which t __ __ __ __ l __ __ __ do I use to get to the Old Town? __/2
B You can use the Number 7 or Number 10.
3 A Oh, no! This t __ __ __ __ __ m __ __ __ __ __ __ doesnt work. __/2
B Dont worry. You can buy your travel pass at a n __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
k __ __ __ __. __/2
4 A Id like to buy some souvenirs. Is there a s __ __ __ __ __ __ __
m __ __ __ near here? __/2
B Yes. Theres one in the c __ __ __ c __ __ __ __ __. __/2
5 A Can I park near there?
B No, this is a p __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ z __ __ __. __/2
6 A I need to get to the airport quickly. Can I use p __ __ __ __ __
t __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __? __/2
B Yes, theres a d __ __ __ __ __ t __ __ __ __ every 15 minutes. __/2
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Progress Test UNIT 6 Work skills
1 There are three extra words in the conversation. Write the extra words. Score
1 A Oh! Thats my mobile phone. Do you mind if I will take this? _______________ __
B No, go ahead.
A Hi, Liz. Sorry I cant speak you right now. Im in a meeting. _______________ __
C OK. Can you call me again back as soon as possible? _______________ __
A Sure, no problem. Ill ring in about 15 minutes.
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2 There are seven extra words in the conversation. Write the words.
2 A Could you to put me through to Mr King, please? _______________ __
B Can I ask whos is calling? _______________ __
A Its Carla Berardi.
B Please you hold. _______________ __
Im sorry his lines too busy. _______________ __
Would do you like to hold? _______________ __
A No, but can he return my call back urgently, please? _______________ __
B Certainly. Ill give to him your message. _______________ __
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Progress Test UNIT 6 Functions
1 Put the lines of the conversation in the correct order. Number the lines 15. Score
1 a Thank you. Could I have your passports, please? __ __
b Hello. Id like to check in, please. __ __
c Yes, here they are. __ __
d Yes, heres our booking information. Two single rooms. __ __
e Of course. Do you have a reservation? __ __
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2 Put the lines of the conversation in the correct order. Number the lines 15.
2 a OK, the engineer will be with you in a few minutes. __ __
b Oh, hello. Im calling about the shower. I cant get any hot water. __ __
c 514. __ __
d Im sorry to hear that, sir. Ill send someone up to look at it..
Which room are you in? __ __
e Hello, reception. __ __
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3 Complete the conversation with these words..
booked business credit fill out included key order rate served stay
A Hello. Weve _______________1 a room for tonight. The names Ferguson. __
B Good evening, Mr Ferguson. Ah, yes a double room for one night.
A Yes, thats right.
B OK. The room is 120 a night. Breakfast is _______________2 in the room _______________3. __/2
It is _______________4 in the restaurant from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. __
A That sounds fine, thank you.
B Could you _______________5 this form, please? __
And could I have your _______________6 card too, please? __
A Certainly. Here you are.
B Thank you. OK, you are in room 211, on the second floor. Here is your _______________7 __
card. I hope you enjoy your _______________8. Is there anything else I can help you with? __
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A Do you have a _______________ centre? __
B Yes, its just next to the restaurant.
A Thank you. Oh, and could you _______________10 us a taxi into town, please? __
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