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(Correct) A variety of issues was presented at the meeting.
2. Its and It’s Wrong: Its time for a change. Right: It's time for a change.
Wrong: What is it's purpose? Right: What is its purpose? 3. Wrong: The student's faculty advisor was very committed to their learning. Right: The students' faculty advisor was very committed to their learning. (if more than one student) Right: The student's faculty advisor was very committed to her learning. (if only one female student) Wrong: The student's all have busy schedules. Right: The students all have busy schedules. 4. Fewer and Less Use fewer with objects that can be counted one-by-one. Use less with qualities or quantities that cannot be individually counted. Wrong: There were less days below freezing last winter. Right: There were fewer days below freezing last winter. (Days can be counted.) Right: I drank less water than she did. (Water cannot be counted individually here.) When referring to time or money, less is normally used even with numbers. Specific units of time or money use fewer only in cases where individual items are referred to.
Leaves a) fall b) are falling c) falls from the trees in the autumn. Water a) freezes b) is freezing c) freeze at 0? Centigrade. Did you remember a) locking b) lock c) to lock the car? 6. 9. Wrong: We shuttled between New York to Chicago. 14. 5. 12. 3.30. Right : We shuttled between New York and Chicago. 7. a) Go you b) Are you going c) Do you go to the cinema tonight? 4. More Grammar sentences 1. Oranges a) contains b) contain c) are containing vitamins. 10. 9. 8. The graph shows a) that b) _ c) why the growth in the number of cars. First you take a cup of flour. I asked him a) to lend b) lend c) to lending me some money. cherry. They are coming a) in b) at c) on Monday. Exports of computers a) fell b) was falling c) have fallen last year. Among and Between She had to choose between licorice and cherry. 8. Right: We shuttled from New York to Chicago. She had to choose among licorice. and lime. 2. He was born a) in b) at c) on 1982. . a) At b) in c) on spring the weather starts to get warmer.5. 11. I saw him a) in b) on c) at 6. Than and Then He likes you more than me. I a) have gone b) have been c) went to Da Nang last year. and then you sift it. 13. I a) never been b) have never gone c) have never been to America.
I’ll tell her. If I a) see b) will see c) saw her. The people a) where b) _ c) which we visited were old friends. 38. You must a) to work b) work c) learn hard to pass the IELTS test. 39. 29. I have a) something b) anything c) some thing to tell you. The little boy can a) ride b) rides c) to ride a bicycle. I a) wouldn’t b) couldn’t c) mustn’t do that if I were you. 28. 34. 24. We stayed in Dalien a) for b) during c) when two weeks. We’ll pick you a) _ b) up c) in outside the station. 32. 22. I don’t know a) why b) what c) which she said that. 26. 23. If the weather a) was b) will be c) is fine. We will be able a) go b) to go c) to going there tomorrow. I would tell you if I a) know b) knew c) had known. 17. The latest news a) is b) are c) were bad. 16. There is too a) much b) few c) many sex and violence on TV. He looks happy. If you a) asked b) had asked c) have asked me. a) what b) which c) that is annoying. 33. He a) must pass b) must have passed c) must be passing the exam. look a) up it b) it up c) them up in the dictionary. 20. I would have told you. 36. When I was at school I a) must b) _ c) had to wear uniform. She promised not a) tell b) telling c) to tell anyone. 27. I’ll look a) in b) after c) out the children while you are out. . 18. 19. 21. 30. 35. 37. We don’t have a) much b) many c) little time left. We are near the street a) that b) which c) where he lives. 25. I’ve lost my glasses. a) All b) Everyone c) All of people loves the spring. If you don’t know the word. 31.15. You should not a) to leave b) left c) leave rubbish in the park. we’ll go to the seaside.
60. 55. She a) bought b) purchased c) brought the food home from the supermarket. Our teacher told us a) to do b) do c) to doing our homework. I’ll make him a) to pay b) pay c) paying back the money. The invention of electricity made a) an b) _ c) some important contribution. 64.40. 42. It is not a) warm enough b) enough warm c) enough warmer to go outside. 58. 50. a) Its b) It c) It’s easy to do this test. 52. 62. The percentage of car owners a) was b) _ c) were higher in 2002. Mercury is a) a b) _ c) the nearest planet to the Sun. I’m sorry I haven’t replied a) to b) _ c) on your letter. 54. 47. to a) _ b) fast c) the development of manufacturing industry in the nineteenth century. 59. 61. 57. I don’t know where a) he be b) is he c) he is. 63. Where did you put my bicycle a) to b) _ c) in ? 45. 41. 51. 46. They turned a) up b) in c) _ late at the airport. I asked her what a) did she think b) she thought c) does she think. I came to the Netherlands a) for studying b) to study c) for study Economics. Could you a) tell b) say c) inform me the time please. I went to a) _ b) the c) near seaside for my holiday. 44. We are looking forward a) to finish b) to finishing c) to have finished our exams. How a) much b) a lot of c) many times have you been to Amsterdam? 48. 53. . It’s fine and a) the b) _ c) warm sun is shining. We must find a) out b) in c) house where he lives. Could you tell me a) the b) _ c) to way to the station? 43. a) A b) _ c) Very difficult situation has arisen at the UN. 56. Come in and a) put b) take c) wear off your coat. Consumption of fast foods is a) higher b) more highly c) more higher in the UK. 49.
71. 69. 83. I have a) some b) _ c) any d) many news for you. 82. 81. 86. 68. That can’t be true. 89. The government is spending a lot of money a) by b) for c) on public health. I suggest a) you apply b) to apply c) applying d) applies for the job. I started a) to study b) study c) studying d) learn English when I was 8. I a) never have been b) have never been c) never been to the US. Will you please help me a) doing b) do c) I do d) to do this test? 84. We told the children to a) put in b) put away c) put off their toys. 73. I wish you a) would stop b) stop c) stopped smoking. It is difficult to get used to a) live b) living c) _ in a foreign country. I wish I a) don’t have to b) didn’t have to c) mustn’t do this test. Be quick! The police a) _ b) is c) are coming! 77. When I was at school we used to a) wearing b) _ c) wear uniform. 67. he’s very generous. You are pulling my a) ear b) leg c) arm! 80. I wish you a) would tell b) had told c) told me yesterday. “He’s mean. Someone broke into our house and a) stole b) burgled c) robbed d) took our computer. . 78. 74. 88. The book a) _ b) what c) who d) that I’m reading is about the Vietnam war. Have you tried to give a) in b) by c) up smoking? 66. 72. When I get up in the morning I a) have b) am having c) am eating breakfast. I stayed in Shanghai a) during b) _ c) for d) in 3 years. c) In comparison.” 75. Oh dear! We’ve run a) into b) out of c) over petrol. 79. Oh dear! We’ve just run a) over b) into c) out of a cat. 85. I a) have been knowing b) have known c) know him for a long time. I want you a) help b) helping c) to help me.” a) “On the contrary. b) In contrast. I stopped a) smoke b) smoking c) to smoke last year.65. 76. 70. 87.
I would be grateful if you a) will b) would c) can d) could help me with this test. 91. She a) reminded b) told c) said d) explained us about the time of the test. .90.
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