Nombre * Profesor * Gabby Owen Patty Sammy Proficiency2020 * Proficiency2020
A. Vocabulary: Choose the correct option.
1. ‘As the plane prepared to land, I caught a __________ of the lights on the runway below.’ * (a) peek (b) glimpse (c) gaze 2. ‘She __________ through a hole in the tent and saw two people inside.’ * (a) peeped (b) peeked (c) glared 3. ‘At first __________ the contract looked really good, but it turned out to have a lot of problems.’ * (a) glimpse (b) peek (c) glance 4. ‘As long as you don’t tell anyone about it, I’ll let you have a __________ at the plans for the new development.’ * (a) peek (b) gaze (c) glare 5. ‘Let me take a quick __________ at the baby to make sure she’s ok.’ * (a) peep (b) glare (c) gaze
B. Modal Verbs: Choose the correct option.
1. ‘I think this dead tree __________ have been struck by lightning.’ * (a) must (b) should (c) ought to 2. ‘It __________ have been a wolf that you saw because there aren’t any in this area.’ * (a) couldn’t (b) shouldn’t (c) mightn’t 3. ‘You __________ have been terrified when you lost your way in the forest.’ * (a) must (b) can’t (c) could 4. ‘If I’d known your email address I __________ have bothered phoning you.’ * (a) wouldn’t (b) shouldn’t (c) can’t 5. ‘If we’d known it was going to be too wet to walk today, we __________ have brought our hiking boots.’ * (a) shouldn’t (b) wouldn’t (c) couldn’t
C. Grammar: Choose the correct option.
1. ‘It __________ that the price of smartphones is going to fall dramatically.’ * (a) seems (b) ‘s seeming (c) Both are possible 2. ‘How __________ today?’ * (a) do you feel (b) are you feeling (c) Both are possible 3. ‘I __________ to buy a new television for some time now. Ours is just too old to cope with the new technology.’ * (a) ‘ve meant (b) ‘ve been meaning (c) Both are possible 4. ‘I can’t remember whether James __________ computer games or not these days. Maybe he has other interests now.’ * (a) likes to play (b) is liking playing (c) Both are possible 5. ‘I __________ astronomy at university, and this year the lectures are fascinating.’ * (a) study (b) am studying (c) Both are possible
D. Grammar: Choose the correct option.
1. ‘Did you remember __________ the back door before you left?’ * (a) locking (b) to lock 2. ‘Please stop __________ that dreadful noise. I’m trying to study.’ * (a) making (b) to make 3. ‘I dread __________ how much our new burglar alarm is going to cost.’ * (a) thinking (b) to think 4. ‘I rushed back to my car, only __________ the thief driving it away.’ * (a) seeing (b) to see 5. ‘I’ve been meaning __________ you for ages, but just never got around to it.’ * (a) phoning (b) to phone
E. Vocabulary: Choose the correct option.
1. ‘The footpath was __________ after the heavy downpour of rain.’ * (a) glistening (b) flickering (c) glowing 2. ‘The light from the warning beacon __________ every ten seconds.’ * (a) flashes (b) gleams (c) shimmers 3. ‘As we sat on the beach, the sea __________ in the sunlight.’ * (a) glistened (b) flickered (c) shimmered 4. ‘The solar lights look attractive __________ in the garden at night.’ * (a) sparkling (b) shimmering (c) glowing 5. ‘The diamond rings __________ in the jeweller’s window.’ * (a) sparkled (b) shimmered (c) flashed
F. Crime: Choose the correct option.
1. ‘Demanding money from a person by threatening to tell somebody else about them.’.’ * (a) fraud (b) arson (c) blackmail 2. ‘Stealing goods from a shop by deliberately leaving without paying.’ * (a) shoplifting (b) fraud (c) libel 3. ‘Deliberately setting fire to something.’ * (a) anti-social behaviour (b) arson (c) smuggling 4. ’Printing a statement about somebody that is not true and gives people a bad impression of them.’ * (a) fraud (b) libel (c) blasphemy 5. ‘Killing somebody illegally but not deliberately.’ * (a) murder (b) manslaughter (c) slaying