Контрольная работа № 5
Exercise 1 Descriptions
Below there are three dialogues. Put one of the words in the box into each gap.
worst Latest more as (x2) funniest
funnier Than friendlier tastier like
was What the most
A I started a new job today, working in an office.
B Really! How did it go?
A It was OK. I was a bit nervous.
B What are the other people (a) __________?
A They’re very nice. They seem (b) __________ than the people in my old job, and the job is much (c) __________ interesting.
B You worked in a shop before, didn’t you?
A Yes. Working in an office is better (d) __________ working in a shop, I’ll tell you! That was the (e) __________ job I’ve ever had. I hated it.
C We went out for a meal to Luigi’s last night – you know, that new Italian restaurant.
D Mm, I know. What (f) __________ it like?
C It was (g) __________ best Italian meal I’ve ever had, and it wasn’t as expensive (h) __________ Giovanni’s, so I think we’ll go there again.
D Yes. Giovanni’s used to be the (i) __________ popular restaurant around here, but then it started getting very expensive.
C And the service isn’t (j) __________ good as it used to be.
D What did you have?
C Paul and I both had veal, but mine was cooked in wine and herbs, and it was (k) __________ than Paul’s. But he liked it.
D It sounds great.
E Have you read John Harrison’s (l) __________ book, Going Round the World?
F No. (m) __________’s it like?
E I think it’s the (n) __________ book he’s written. I laughed out loud all the way through.
F I didn’t like The Truth and the Light, the one that came out last year.
E Neither did I. This one’s much (o) __________.
F Can I borrow it?
Exercise 2 Correct the mistakes
In the following pairs of sentences, one is correct, and in the other there is a mistake. Tick (+) the correct one.
Example I have watched TV last night.
I watched TV last night. +
a I have lived in Chesswood for five years.
I live in Chesswood for five years.
b We moved here after my daughter was born.
We have moved here after my daughter was born.
c Before that we have lived in London.
Before that we lived in London.
d I am a teacher since I left university.
I have been a teacher since I left university.
e I went to Bristol University in 1984.
I have been to Bristol University in 1984.
f We have studied English since three years.
We have studied English for three years.
g I never went to Russia, but I’d like to.
I have never been to Russia, but I’d like to.
Exercise 3 Tenses
Put the verb in brackets in the correct tense. The tenses used are the Present Simple, the Past Simple, and the Present Perfect.
Example I got (get) up at 7.00 this morning.
Carla Brown has a job in advertising. It’s a good job, and she (a) __________ (earn) over £20,000 a year. She (b) __________ (study) marketing at college, and then (c) __________ (find) a job with a small advertising agency in Manchester. Since then she (d) __________ (change) her job several times. Now she (e) __________ (work) for Jerome and Jerome, which is a big company with offices all over the world. She (f) __________ (be) with the company for three years.
The company has clients in America, and she (g) __________ (be) there several times on business. Last year she (h) __________ (spend) six months there.
Exercise 4 Have to or should?
Complete the sentences with a form of have to, don’t have to, should or shouldn’t.
Example: If you feel ill, you should go to bed.
a When you catch a plane, you __________ check in before you board the plane.
b You __________ have too much hand luggage.
c You __________ wear comfortable clothing.
d A pilot __________ train for many years.
e People who want to smoke __________ sit in certain seats.
f You __________ wear your seat belt all the time. You can take it off.
g But you __________ wear it at take-off and landing.