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USE OF ENGLISH

A. Read the article and circle the best option. There is one example.

Kitty is not a cat!


Everyone thought that Hello Kitty was a
cat.
Why? Because she looks like a cat! She (0)
........
white, she has pointy ears and she (1) ........
whiskers!
But the President of Sanrio (the Japanese
company
that (2) ........ Kitty), explained this year that
the
adorable little thing is human.
“She (3) ........ a cat. Hello Kitty is a
cheerful and
happy little girl," the president (4) ........ on
Kitty’s
website. “She (5) ........ in four legs. She (6)
....... like
a creature with two legs."
According to her website, her real name is Kitty White. She (7) ........ on November
1, 1974, so her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She (8) …….. to third grade and she lives with
her family just outside London. Her father’s name is George and her mother’s name is
Mary. She has got a twin sister, Minny White. And Kitty has her own pet - a "real" cat
named Charmmy Kitty. Kitty
(9) ........ apple pie, and her hobbies (10) ........ : origami, baking cakes, making friends
and collecting cute things.

0. am is are
1. have got has got had got
2. create creating created
3. isn’t doesn’t wasn’t
4. say says saying
5. isn’t walking don’t walk doesn’t walk
6. is walking and sitting walk and sit walks and sits
7. is born was born were born
8. goes is going went
9. love loves is loving
10.am is are

P.T.O.
B. Read the story and fill in the blanks with the words in the box.

bedrooms bigger car evening happy


him
live new our twelve very we

Bill has to wait


My name is Nick. I (1) .................... with my mum and dad
and our dog Bill. Last weekend we moved to a (2) ..................
house, so I helped my mum and dad. I carried my toys out to
the (3) .................. . Some men came and took the sofa, chairs,
armchairs, tables and beds to our new house. The sofa was (4)
...................... heavy so it was difficult to move. We left at (5)
.................... o’clock, and later in the afternoon we arrived at
(6) .................. new home. It was much (7) ................... than our old house, with a huge
garden. The men took the beds to our new (8) ............................., and we put the books
and toys on the shelves. In the (9) .............................. we were having dinner when Dad
asked, “Where is Bill?” We looked everywhere, but we couldn’t find (10) ................. .
“Oh, no!” said Mum. “I think (11) .............. have left him at our old house!” When we
got to the house, Bill was waiting in the garden. He was very (12) ....................... to see
us. “Sorry, Bill!” I said.

C. Read the story again. Complete the dialogue using ONE word in each space:
A: (1) .................... is the boy’s name?

B: (2) .................... name is Nick.

A: When (3) .................... he move to a new house?

B: He moved there (4) .................... weekend.

A: (5) ..................... helped them to move to the new house?

B: Some men did.

A: Does their new house (6) ..................... a garden?

B: Yes, it does. It (7) ..................... got a huge garden.

A: Where (8) .................... Bill?

B: He was in the garden.

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