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English Language Test 1st Year March 2013

Name:_________________________________

Final Score ______ / 85

A. VERB TENSES
1. Simple Present and Present Continuous
Circle the correct word or phrase.
1. Where is Lina? She reads / is reading a book in her room.
2. Pasta originally comes / is coming from China.
3. On Sundays, the whole family has / is having lunch together.
4. Juan speaks / is speaking English like a British person.
5. Sorry can you come back later? Heath eats / is eating his lunch now.
6. What time usually you go / do you usually go to bed?
7. Sarah reads / is reading Murakamis latest novel at the moment.
8. Excuse me. Does this road / Is this road go to Manchester?
_____ / 8 marks
2. Simple Past
Complete the table with the correct form of the verbs.
INFINITIVE
PAST TENSE
INFINITIVE
PAST TENSE
BREAK
DRINK
SPEAK
RIDE
THOUGHT
FELL
SANG
PUT
BUILT
KNEW
EAT
LEAVE
RUN
BEGIN
TOLD
BUY
WRITE
MET
GO
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3. Simple Past.

Complete the following sentences by using past simple.


1. Where . (you/eat) last night?
2. . (I/not like) the film very much. Did you?
3. . (I/read) the book she gave me but I was very
disappointed.
4. . (you/finish) your homework?
5. Last night, . (I/go out) with my friends.
6. Angel .. (not/drive) to school.
_____ / 12 marks
4. Present Perfect

Fill in the blanks with the past participle (3rd column) of the verb in
parentheses.

1. Have you ___________ (see) my keys? I cant find them anywhere.


2. I have never ___________ (be) to New Orleans.
3. Our team hasnt ___________ (lose) a game yet this season.

4. They havent ___________ (speak) in years.


5. Have you ___________ (find) your keys yet?
6. What have you ______________ (do)?
marks
5. Future Tenses

Use will or wont and the verbs in the box.


win

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get married

become

have

travel

be

You 1......................................... very rich. You 2 ........................................ a


famous footballer and earn a lot of money. You 3 ........................................
around the world with your national team, but you 4 ........................................
a league and so you will stop playing. You 5 ........................................ to a top
model, but you 6 ........................................ any children.
_____ /6 marks
Use be going to and the verbs in the box.
buy

come

win

go

study

rain

1 His horse ......................................... the race. Its running really fast.


2 Look at those black clouds. It ........................................ .
3 We ........................................ a new car year because I havent saved
enough money.
4 Enricos moving to England next year. He ........................................ at
London University.
5 ........................................ to the cinema with us next Saturday?
6 Do you want to come home? I .............................................. to the gym
today.
_____ /6 marks
6. Turn these sentences into the negative
1. Susan teaches Maths.
_______ ________________________________________________________
2. The boys went to the cinema yesterday.
_______________________________________________________________
3. Mary is playing tennis at the moment.
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4. The students are going to have a picnic for Spring Day.
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5. Peter was feeling ill yesterday afternoon.
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6. I have done all my homework.
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A. Complete the sentences using the correct form in brackets. (4 marks)

1.
2.
3.
4.

Danube is __________________________ river in Europe.(longer than/the longest)


Hyde Park is ________________________ Ibirapuera Park.(bigger than/the biggest)
Coca-cola is __________________________ fruit juice.(worse than/the worst/better)
Sahara desert is _________________________ place in the world.(the hottest/hotter than)
_____ /4 marks
D. Complete the table below. (10 marks)
ADJECTIVE
COMPARATIVE
SUPERLATIVE
nice
small
large
good
expensive
cheap
old
happy
beautiful
heavy
_____ /10 marks
READING
Read the following text and do the activities. (15 marks)
Homes around the world

igloo

teepee

hut

All around the world, people live in different types of homes. Many people live in
apartment buildings reaching high into the sky. In Spain many people live in villas with big
swimming pools. Eskimos live in igloos. Igloos are made of huge blocks of ice. In some hot
countries people live in huts with no windows or doors, made of mud, straw and leaves.
Some Indians still live in teepees made from animal skins. In many countries people live in
houseboats, which are houses on the water.

Complete:
water igloo animal buildings
huts
1- Some people live in apartment

2- Eskimos live in

3- are made of mud,


straw and leaves.

4- Teepees are made out of


skins.
5- Houseboats are on the

Write true (T) or false (F):

1- Huts are made from blocks of ice.


-------

2- Houseboats are on the land.


------3- Everyone lives in the same type
of house
------4- Indians live in teepees
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Answer the following questions:


1- Are there villas in Spain?

2- What are igloos made out of?

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3- Do houseboats float on the water?