Part 1: Multiple Choice Cloze (Collocations 1)
1 I'm glad to see that
you've recovered from your illness.
the company will have to find a way to cut costs.
9 I've only met her once but she seems a
really nice person.
11 It's a difficult decision and it should be
left up to the individual concerned.
3: Error Correction (Punctuation 1)
1. I went to Spain for my holiday. Did I tell you about it?
2. He comes from Athens.
3. We need some sugar, milk, bread and eggs.
4. I start work
in London next week, which is where the company headquarters is.
The CAE exam, which takes place twice a year, is quite popular throughout Europe.
6. 'Can you lend me some money?' Susan asked.
7. The dinner,
however, was overcooked.
8. The car was fast, expensive and absolutely
1 Although he held some strong opinions he eventually had to back down and admit he was wrong.
2 After our lunch we joined up with the
rest of the people on our trip.
3 You need to book in at the
hotel reception before being given your key.
4 After a long investigation
the police were able to piece together the truth about what had happened
on the day of the murder.
5 I was near Jackie's house this morning
so I dropped in for a chat.
6 I had a huge argument with my
best friend yesterday but I'm hoping it will blow over in a couple of days.
7 I should be able to fix your computer but I need some time to look
into the cause of the problem.
8 The caller waited impatiently
while the receptionist tried to put her through to the office.
1: Multiple Choice Cloze (Phrases and Expressions)
1 I wish you hadn't told me that about him. It puts me in
a difficult position .
2 There's no need to raise your
voice - I can hear you perfectly clearly.
4 When he was presented with a prize for his latest book
he was lost for words .
5 Do those suggestions meet
with your approval?
6 I can't stop you going mountain climbing but
it's entirely at your own risk.
7 She doesn't know him personally
- he's actually a friend of a friend of hers.
8 I didn't mean
to lose my temper with you. I just got carried away for a minute.
1 Some types of illness can be cured
by drugs whereas others can be treated by alternative medicine.
2 You can post that letter for me since you're going past the post office.
3 You can have an appointment with the manager although she
is quite busy this afternoon.
4 Even though they played badly
they still won quite easily.
5 He was delighted when his daughter
got married. At the same time, he couldn't help but feel a little bit sad
to be losing her.
6 The applicant looks suitably qualified for the
job. What's more he's fluent in two foreign languages.
decided not to work overseas after all. In any case, she doesn't like cold
8 The doctor made a mistake with the medicine she prescribed.
Nevertheless, she was never questioned about this error.
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