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INSTITUT ROSETA MAURI

REUS

TREBALL DE RECUPERACI
DANGLS
CURS 1r BAT

Nom de lalumne

Grup
SOME PRACTICE FOR THE SEPTEMBER EXAM 2014. 1ST BAT.

1. Complete the sentences in the passive. Omit the agent when possible.
1. They shouldnt have told him about the accident.
He ................................................................................................... .
2. As far as I know, they havent sold the house.
As far as I know, the house ............................................................ .
3. Karen borrowed the atlas from Anita.
The atlas ......................................................................................... .
4. They wont cut down the trees by the river.
......................................................................................................... .
5. Someone is playing games on my computer.
......................................................................................................... .
6. Fog often causes road accidents.
......................................................................................................... .
7. Why has the officer arrested that man?
........................................................................................................ ?

2. Complete the sentences with the correct passive form of the verbs in brackets.
1. My article for the local paper (publish) last month.
2. My sister (interview) next week.
3. That dog is aggressive. It (shouldnt / allow) in the house.
4. Are you sure this film (make) in 1973?
5. Your project (must / finish) before the end of the week.
6. How to make that fabulous Christmas cake (explain) in this
weeks magazine.
7. The injured man (take) to hospital by the time the ambulance
arrived.

3. Choose the correct answer to show you have understood the meaning of the
words in italics.
1. The weather conditions are treacherous so we stayed home / went out.
2. We were delayed so we arrived early / late.
3. My parents are going on a cruise next month. Theyve never been on a plane / boat
before.
4. We decided to stay overnight and come back the following week / day.
5. Something is leaking. Theres a lot of water / noise in here.
6. Ask the man over there for your departure time. Hell tell you when the plane is leaving /
arriving.
7. The shoe sank in the lake / forest.
8. When we saw the damage in our house, we were excited / horrified.

4. Complete the sentences by adding a noun suffix to the words below.


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1. The committee will make a about your job today.
2. I cant tell the between a kangaroo and a wallaby.
3. My sister and I have got a close .
4. Whats the of finding my keys in this mess?
5. She finally made an to see the dentist.
6. Have you got have any about the injured cyclist?
7. They sat in total waiting for the lights to come on again.

5. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
1. As soon as Dave changes his clothes, we (go) out to lunch.
2. If the buses arrived on time, this (be) a very convenient way to
travel.
3. Unless you (tell) me what you want, I wont be able to help you.
4. If they didnt understand French, they (not be able to) watch this
film.
5. When I (call) Ben, Ill tell him about your accident.
6. If I (can reach) the top shelf on my own, I wouldnt need a ladder.

6. Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the third conditional.
1. I didnt know Ken was in hospital. If I (know), I
(visit) him.
2. Denise got to the station in time for her train. If she (miss) it,
she (be) late for the party.
3. Unfortunately, I didnt have my mobile phone at the station. If I
(have) it, I (be able to) find out what train you were on.
4. If you (not tell) me what happened, I
(think) everything was OK.
5. She (not burn) his letters if she (love)
him.

7. Replace the words in bold with the words or phrases below.


back and forth slippery blizzards deadly chilly humidity shiver
1. Cancer can be a fatal disease.
2. In October, it always gets too cold for comfort in the evenings.
3. Have you measured the amount of water in the air today?
4. The roads are often easy to slide on after the first rains.
5. Theyre saying that heavy snowstorms have stopped the latest attempt to climb Mt
Everest.
6. He started to shake all over when he left the warm room.
7. Travelling to and from the office takes up a lot of my time.

8. Complete the sentences with the gerund or infinitive form of the verbs in brackets.
1. Dont forget (buy) some milk.
2. I dont really enjoy (help) my mum in the house.
3. Shelley wants (meet) us tonight.
4. He remembers (put) the key under the mat. Why isnt it there
now?
5. He stopped (fill up) with petrol because the tank was empty.
6. (exercise) keeps you healthy.
7. We hope (persuade) our friends to come to the party with us.
8. Every time I go there, I end up (get) lost.

9. Replace the words in bold with the words or phrases below.


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1. Sam says hell collect the children from school.
2. Well pay money to use a car during our holiday in France.
3. There wasnt much business today. We didnt even have one shopper.

4. Frank would be in a more suitable situation if he hadnt argued with his brother.

5. The baby lion was looking for its mother.


6. White rhinos are about to disappear from the world.
7. I volunteer for an organisation that works for the protection of wild animals.

8. Today is extremely busy for me. Can we meet tomorrow instead?


9. Larry voids (do) a lot of homework.
10. He explained the importance of (help) endangered animals.

10. Complete the passage with suitable relative pronouns. There may be more than
one possible answer.
Sign language is a language 1. uses hand movements and symbols.
The man 2. developed American Sign Language was Thomas
Gallauder. He brought sign language from France, 3. it was first used.
Until the 18th century in the United States, people 4. were deaf had no
basic rights. They werent allowed to buy houses, receive an education or get married. A
large number of deaf people lived on an island 5. they used sign
language. Today, sign language is widely used. Youve probably seen language translators
6.
appearance on TV helps deaf people understand the programmes.
These translators also use their lips because there are many deaf people
7.
read lips as well.

11. Combine the sentences using a suitable relative pronoun. Make any necessary
changes.
1. Sharon had a car. It was 12 years old.
...............................................................................................................................
2. On Monday, she had an important meeting in town. Her car wouldnt start then.
...............................................................................................................................
3. She called the nearby garage. She knew they did quick repairs there.
...............................................................................................................................
4. The mechanic kept her waiting for an hour. He managed to repair the car.
...............................................................................................................................
5. In the end, Sharon decided to buy a new car. Her work requires a lot of travelling.
...............................................................................................................................
6. She went to speak to a local car salesman. He was happy to help her.
...............................................................................................................................
12. Arrange the words in the correct order to form sentences.
1. your / you / now / do / coffee / want / drink / to / ?
...............................................................................................................................
2. want / to / he / call / didnt / me / him / .
...............................................................................................................................
3. wants / every day / to / Ingrids / her / father / practise / the piano / .
...............................................................................................................................
4. walk / doesnt / dog / Lucy / want / to / her / .
...............................................................................................................................

13. Write a continuation for the sentences below. Use the words in brackets and the
Future Simple, be going to or the Present Continuous. There may be more than
one correct answer.
1. If you like funny films, go and see this one. (have a great time)
You .......................................................................................................................
2. Its Marks party tonight. (not go to the dance rehearsal)
I ............................................................................................................................
3. Let me help you tidy up the mess before your parents come home. (wash the dirty
dishes)
I ............................................................................................................................
4. Len borrowed my bike last week and needs it for another day. (not give it back till
tomorrow)
He ........................................................................................................................
5. Careful! The floor is wet. (fall)
She .......................................................................................................................

14. Choose the correct answer.


1. For the rest of the day, we will have written / will be writing our essay.
2. Hurry up! The play will have started / will be starting by the time we get there.
3. I will be meeting / will have met Jack at Charing Cross at this time tomorrow.
4. Dont worry. We wont have spent / wont be spending all the money by the end of the
day.
5. On 23rd August, they will be marrying / will have been married for 40 years.
6. I hope I will be hearing / will have heard from Jackie by Monday night.

15. Complete the mini-dialogues with the verbs below. Use the Future Perfect or
Future Continuous.
drive write have wait eat learn
I Jon: On Saturday, James 1. his annual barbecue at home.
Alec: Oh, no! I know by the time I leave, I 2. far too much.
II Teacher: We 3. to write formal letters this week.
Student: 4. we letters to real people during the
lessons?
III Max: By the time we get home today, we 5. over 3,000 miles.
Katie: Im sure the children 6. for us.
16. Replace the words in bold with the words and phrases below. Make any
necessary changes.
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1. Sorry! The coffee was finished yesterday. Would you like a cup of tea instead?

2. Emigration is a very important change in life.


3. Any building with more than four floors must have a lift.
4. She tried to get to the chocolate on the top shelf, but it was too high.

5. My companys building is right next to the station.


6. The origin of many rivers is in the mountains.
7. Ive got an extra pair of shorts, so you can come running with us today.

8. The fish were poisoned and theyre floating on the top part of the pond.

17. Complete the sentences with the words and phrases below. Make any necessary
changes.
accomplishment overcome point out limbs unfair
1. The policewoman that he hadnt stopped at the crossing.
2. Julian was lucky he didnt break any of his in the accident.
3. After winning the competition, everyone congratulated me on my .
4. Its to expect me to look after all four dogs while youre away.
5. This exercise will help you your fear of the dark.

18. Complete each sentence with a suitable collocation. Use the verbs set, raise or
win and the words below.
the match the argument the alarm the issue the table
1. John finally after hours of talking and persuading.
2. The council has decided to of building on that empty piece of
land.
3. We cant eat until you .
4. before you go to sleep and youll get up on time.
5. Last week, Manchester United and the championship as well.

19.Complete the sentences with the time expressions below.


since ever already for yet last month when just
1. Weve been friends childhood.
2. Have you taken part in a contest?
3. She hasnt had time to call me .
4. Sandra sold her old car and then bought a new one a week later.
5. You can speak to Larry now as hes walked into the room.
6. The birds flew away I opened the door of their cage.
7. Weve read Romeo and Juliet so were going to read something
else.
8. Shelley has played the clarinet the last ten years.
20. Complete the passage with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Perfect Simple
or Past Simple.
I 1. (just meet) some amazing kids. Even though they 2.
(not finish) secondary school yet, they 3. (already decide) what
they want to be: DJs. Two years ago, a famous music producer 4.
(start) a course to teach some kids. Since then, many 5. (quit),
leaving a few serious DJs to continue. When I 6. (be) there,
I 7. (meet) four youngsters. They 8.
(explain) the course to me and 9. (show) me their equipment. They
even 10. (let) me choose a few songs.

21. Complete the sentences with the words and phrases below.
hesitate relief breathe warn survive cheer up poison seriously injured
1. He was so he couldnt move.
2. Juliet drank the and died.
3. I cant ! The room is full of smoke.
4. Try and . Its not that bad.
5. Dont to call if you need anything.
6. They were so lucky to the crash.
7. We tried to them about the dangerous conditions but they didnt
listen to us.
8. What a . I thought something terrible had happened to you.

22. Complete the sentences by adding -ed or -ing to the verbs in brackets.
1. Everyone was (surprise) to hear that John won first prize.
2. It was a (relax) evening which we all enjoyed.
3. He is (disappoint) with his marks. He expected to do better.
4. Being a firefighter is a (satisfy) career because I can help people.
5. Im (confuse). I dont understand what youre telling me.

23. Form adjectives by adding the suffix -ful, -less, -al, -able, -ous, -ic or -ive to the
following words.
Use a dictionary to help you.
1. origin
2. hero
3. create
4. envy
5. peace
6. pleasure
7. act
8. danger
9. predict
10. home

24. Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the Past Simple, Past
Continuous or Past Perfect Simple.
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see run watch happen
1. Andrew squash when his racquet , but he
the game with a spare one.
2. When I Jans voice, I something bad
3. As Linda for the bus, she and
her foot.
4. While the firefighters people from the burning building, people
around and .
5. We already the first two films of this series so
we to see another one.
6. By the time Mum dinner, we a pizza.

25. Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the Present Simple or
Present Continuous.
1. Jeremy (fix) his motorbike at the moment, but I
(not understand) why it (take) so long.
2. The lift usually (come) quickly, but it
(not work) today.
3. Officer, this car (not belong) to me. Why you
(give) me a parking ticket?
4. Your parcel (wait) for you at the post office, because it
(weigh) a lot. you (know) what it
(contain)?

2. Match I to II to form sentences.


I II
1. He looked up the word .... a. before he gets away!
2. Hes so big headed .... b. that cake with us.
3. Please remind him .... c. that he thinks he knows everything.
4. Run after that thief .... d. he didnt see me.
5. He pretended .... e. because he didnt understand it.
6. Alice replied .... f. to the letter immediately.
7. I hope she shares .... g. so he wont forget.