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I.

Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense: (20 points)

Sammy Milton (1)........(not/be) very clever. He (2) .(walk) along the beach one day
when he (3) (trip) over something and (4)(fall) on the sand. He
(5)..(not/look) where he was going. What (6).(be) this? he said, picking up
the object he (7) .(trip) over. I (8) . (never/see) anything like it before. It
was, in fact, a very old oil lamp, and as he (9) (rub) it, a genie suddenly (10) (fly)
out of it. You (11)............ (just/release) me from the lamp!, said the genie. Now you may
have three wishes. Great said Sammy who (12) .. (feel) very thirsty. I (13) (want) a
bottle of lemonade that never (14)(run) out. No problem, said the genie, and
(15)...............(produce) one instantly. Sammy picked up the bottle and (16) .(drink) all
the lemonade in one go. Magically, the bottle (17)(fill) itself up again. Sammy drank all
that, and exactly the same thing (18)..............(happen) again. Thats amazing! he said.
Thanks very much! You still (19) ..............(have) two more wishes young man. Thats
easy, said Sammy. I (20) ..............(have) two more of these bottles of lemonade!.

II. Rephrase the second sentence so that it has the same meaning to the first sentence. Use the
word given, without change it in any way: (10 points)
1. Helen hasnt seen her cousin for ages.
saw
Its..............................................................................................................................
2. It's compulsory to fasten your seatbelt when landing and taking off.
fasten
You ...............................................................................................................................
3. Take my advice and talk to your mother as soon as possible.
were
If............................................................................................................................
4. The children are told a story before going to sleep by Grandma.
before
Grandma..............................................................................................................................
5. I wouldnt do that if I were you, Ashley told me.
advised
Ashley........................................................................................................................

III. Use the words in capitals at the end of each of the following sentences in order to form a
new word that fits suitably in the blank space: (10 points)
1. Artists must be .............., otherwise they just repeat what they see or hear. CREATE
2. Have you made up your mind? We need to know your...........as soon as possible. DECIDE
3. They put too many unnecessary............... in food. ADD
4. I..............think that there's no point in arguing with him. Just ignore him. HONEST
5. Music and television are forms of .................. ENTERTAIN
6. Life ..............varies according to country and gender EXPECT
7. I asked the .................. if she could help me find a book. LIBRARY
8. Please don't .......me when I say you are fat. I am only trying to help you . UNDERSTAND
9. The government has been trying hard to reduce.......... EMPLOY
10. Over 300.000 cans of coke are sold by this company on a .......basis. DAY

IV. Choose the correct word or phrase underlined in each sentence: (10 points)

1. She said she will do/ would do her best to impress them.
2. The house is being/is rebuilt at present.
3. What else have you been doing/ were you doing lately?
4. Id rather you hadnt told/ didnt tell her the secret yesterday.
5. He behaves as if he didnt know/doesnt know her.
6. The new president has been elected/ was elected this morning.
7. This dress is feeling/feels nice.
8. I wont give up unless I have/will have serious reasons.
9. Lets go to the cinema, shall we/ do we?
10. She mustnt have said/ cant have said that, she is too polite.

V. Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use only one word in
each space: (10 points)

One (0) of the most common (1)...................used by the English speakers is cool. Every day at
school I saw students trying as hard (2).....................they could to look popular, or at least somewhat cool.
As (3).........senior, this concept has become even more noticeable. Through the years I (4)........ discovered
that almost everyone, no matter how old or young, tries to be cool. When one person wears a new style, it
isnt long before more and more people try to match, or copy that fad. They all want to (5).......in fashion.
However there are persons who are not interested (6).........the opinion of their peers about their style or lack
of. They have no effect on (7)..........they live or what they think of themselves. I see no point in being cool;
it lasts only a little while. Once you are out in the (8).........world, no one will care if you were the queen of
your school or you received any awards. You will be just another face in the crowd. Thats (9)..........I think
its more important to fit into society(10)........to wear name-brand clothing.