Language in Use Intermediate 19-24


Exercise 1 - Vocabulary Multiple Choice : put the LETTER in the box

1.A woman getting married is the .

        a. bridegroom         b. bride         c. priest         d. godmother.

2.After the ceremony, the guests are invited to a .

        a. party.         b. celebration         c. reception         d. wedding.

3. ‘Don't turn off the lights, it makes me feel '.

        a. frightens         b. frightening         c. frightened         d. fright

4. ‘Come on, don't be sad.´ I tried to .

        a. cheer him up         b. calm him down         c. apologise to him         d. persuade him

TIP:put only THE LETTER in the box
TIP: The apostrophe is (next to number zero)'
TIP: This is a continuous text. Read it complete before you decide on the incorrect words

5. The film was fascinating! I really enjoyed it!

        a. very         b. absolutely         c. slightly         d. rather

6. ‘ ' is a polite way to refer to old people.

        a. elder         b. oldish         c. elderly         d. older


Exercise 2 - Sentence Completion : put one word or a short phrase (maximum 5 words)

  1. I this bike since I was a child.
  2. did you buy your car?
  3. It's ages I last talked to him.
  4. ice-cream would you like? Vanilla, please.
  5. She travels a lot, she?
  6. If I (know) it was your birthday, I (phone) you.
  7. If he (steal) that car, he (be) in prison now.
  8. I wish I (travel) more when I was at university .
  9. I (should/buy) that jacket yesterday! It´s rather small.
  10. ‘Where do you come from?' She asked



Exercise Three: Error Correction.

Read this text. SOME lines have an extra, incorrect word. Put THIS word in the box. If the line is OK, do not complete the box

01 If I had imagined my friends were organising

02 such a lovely surprise for my birthday, I'd would

03 have bought some new clothes and make-up

04 to look more prettier. I wish someone had

05 had told me about it before so I could have

06 had my hair to done. Anyway, I should admit

07 that I had a wonderful evening!


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