For the questions below, please choose the best option for completing the conversations or sentences.
1 .What time is it?
They are 8 o’clock.
It’s nearly ten.
2 .Do you know them?
Yes, that’s Peter and her sister.
I think that’s Anna and her boyfriend.
Yes, I know.
3 .Where does your colleague live?
Not far from the office.
On his own.
From the railway station.
4 .Do you have lunch at home?
No, I eat in my kitchen.
No, I usually stay in my office.
I don’t like sandwiches.
5 .What’s your sister’s name?
She is named Giovanna.
His name is Giovanna.
She is called Giovanna.
6 .Are you busy this evening?
Yes, I’m watching television with my family.
I work very late.
No, I’m not doing anything special.
7 .My aunt is going to stay with me.
How do you do?
How long for?
How was it?
8 .I like your jeans. Are they new?
Yes, I have bought them at the weekend.
Yes, I buy them at the weekend.
Yes, I bought them at the weekend.
9 .Where did you meet your friend?
At a business conference.
10 .Mary sent a postcard to her mum, ...
11 .What did the manager say at the meeting?
He didn’t say nothing important.
He said anything important.
He didn’t say anything important.
12 .You must be hungry!
Can I offer you something to eat?
Would you like eat something?
Do you want nothing to eat?
13 .How do you usually get to work?
I usually go by train. It takes about half an hour.
I get to work with my car. I don’t like trains.
Very well! My boss says he is pleased with me.
14 .Is your office a long way from your home?
Not really, it needs about 30 minutes.
Not really, it takes me about 30 minutes.
Not really, I drive very fast.
15 .I’m going to the supermarket.
Do you want nothing?
Can I get you anything?
Are there anything you want?
16 .The car we bought is a disaster!
I wish we hadn’t bought it.
I wish we wouldn’t have bought it.
I wish we didn’t buy it.
I wish we should not have bought it.
17 .You can borrow my dictionary.
Unless you give it back tomorrow.
As long as you give it back tomorrow.
In spite you give it back tomorrow.
On condition that you will give it back tomorrow.
18 .Her name is ____ . I wish I could remember it.
in the back of my mind
at my fingertips
on the tip of my tongue
on the back of my hand
19 .The little boy learnt the poem _____ to impress his teacher.
backwards and forwards
20 .I can't find my keys anywhere - I _____ have left them at work.
21 .My father ______ his new car for two weeks now.
22 .At 6 p.m. I started to get angry with him because he was late ______
23 .She is now taking a more positive _____ to her studies and should do well.
24 .According to Richard's ______ the train leaves at 7 o'clock.
25 .What differences are there ______ the English spoken in the UK and the English spoken in the US?
26 .Marianne seemed to take _____ at my comments on her work.
27 .No sooner had I gone to bed ...
when the telephone rang.
so the telephone rang.
than the telephone rang.
and the telephone rang.
28 .I really enjoy stories that are ______ in the distant future.
29 .The farmhouse was so isolated that they had to generate their own electricity _____
30 .You should not have a dog if you are not ______ to look after it.
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