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UNIVERSIDAD POPULAR DEL CESAR

EXAMEN N°2 - ESCRITURA


CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS DE IDIOMAS – CEDI

Student’sname:________________________________________ Group_____ Date:__________


I. Choose the correct phrase to complete the sentence
1. The university students at UPC like to use/for using digital tools in this semester.
2. They went on line for improve/to improve their English.
3. She loves using her video app in order to/in order for chat with her friends.
4. This computer program is great for protect/for protecting against viruses.
5. There’s some new software available for learning/for learn languages.
6. We wish all the world’s scientists make a vaccine to stop/for stop deaths caused by the virus.

II. Look at the pairs of words in the box. Then write the adverb form of each adjective below
adjective adverb adjective adverb adjective adverb
sad sadly happy happily hopeful hopefully

adjective adverb adjective adverb


Cheerful Cheerfully lucky Luckily
Angry Angrily patient patiently
sudden suddenly surprising surprisingly
Careless Carelessly unfortunate unfortunately
Noisy noisily amazing amazingly

III. Complete the sentences. Use the simple past and the past perfect. Follow the example
1. By the time he arrived (arrive) at the airport, his plane had left (leave)
2. They have sold (sell) all the tickets before we had been (be) able to buy any.
3. I _hadn’t been (not be) abroad before, so I didn’t know (not know) what to expect.
4. Until they travelled (travel) to Europe, they never had stayed (never stay) in a hostel.
5. She didn’t know (not know) what to do after she had lost (lost) her passport.
6. I hadn’t been (not be) to the beach until I went (go) last year.

IV. Rewrite the active sentences as causative sentences. See the example. Some subjects will be
changed. Use have or get
1. I’m going to paint my nails. I’m going to have my nails painted.
2. They don’t want to dye their hair. They don’t want to have their hair dyed
3. Did he perm his hair? Did he have his hair permed?
4. We are going to shave our head. We are going to have our head shaved.
5. He needs to trim his hair. He is going to have his hair trimmed
6. When did they straighten their hair? When he had their hair straightened

V. Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of the verbs in parenthesis.
1. If I had (have) the money, I would open (open) a bookstore around here.
2. I would not complain ((not complain) about our town if the schools were (be) better.
3. More tourists would visit (visit) here if the crime rate were not (not be) so high.
4. If there were not (not be) so much traffic, I wouldn’t (not be) so stressed out!
5. If I were (be) the mayor, I would build (build) more bike paths.
6. I would find (find) the vaccine for all viruses if I were (be) a scientist of CSIC.
VI. Read the conversation and circle
CONVERSATION
Tanya: Hey Brad, your new place is huge! And you’re in a really good neighborhood, too. I’ve
heard it has great nightlife
Brad: Yeah, I know. All it’s missing is a good gym. It would be perfect if it had one.
Tanya: How’s the public transportation? Is there a bus stop nearby?
Brad: No it’s a long walk away. So it takes forever to get to work. If I were in charge, I’d build
one closer to here.
Tanya: Yeah. If it was closer, you sleep in later!
Brad: But at least the restaurants are good. In fact, there’s an amazing
French place around the corner.
Tanya: Wow. If I lived here, I might eat out every night!
Brad: I know. Speaking of restaurants, are you hungry? Let’s go get something to eat. My treat!

Circle the best answer according to the conversation


1. A synonym for neighborhood a. food typical from France
a. suburb b. chinese food
b. city c. american food
c. region d. all kind of foreign food
d. area 7. These are nouns
2. The word nightlife stands for. a. food– restaurant – hey
a. to live at night b. would – might – be
b. no limit at night c. there –it – hungry
c. in the evening d. bus stop – neighborhood – gym
d. all day 8. According to the conversation
3. Brad and Tanya talk about a. They are by the street
a. a special place b. They are at the airport
b. a good gym c. They are at school
c. many restaurant d. They are in a cinema
d. different places 9. If he were in charge
4. The grammar in the conversation is a. he wouldn’t build one closer to there
a. first conditional - present simple b. I’d build one closer to here
b. present simple – second conditional c. he’d build one closer to there
c. past simple – second conditional d. he wouldn’t build either
d. first conditional – past perfect 10. The public transportation is
5. He invites to a restaurant a. a little far
a. both b. near
b. Tanya c. next to them
c. Brad d. in front of the restaurant
d. none
6. The restaurant offers