Language in Use Intermediate 1-6

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

1. My brother never his books _____ when he's finished studying. I hate how untidy he is.

        a. puts / away        b. keeps / clean         c. uses / up

2. I met my girlfriend the summer holidays.

        a. while         b. during         c. when

3. Could you me $50, please? I'll pay you back next week.

        a. lend         b. borrow         c. afford

4. Thank God I work on Sundays! That would be too much!

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

        a. am not allowed to         b. can't         c. don't have to

5. Don't buy caviar! It's a of money!

        a. loss       b. waste         c. cost

6. I think it's fair that those who earn a lot of money have to pay more

        a. income tax         b. V.A.T.        c. bills

7. Don't you think Peter to study more if he wants to pass?

        a. should         b. has         c. must

8. I don't really care about the place; we can go you want.

        a. whenever         b. anyone        c. wherever

9. They me wear a uniform at work. I can't wear jeans.

        a. let         b. make        c. don't let

10. I don't really like excursions. I prefer on my own.

        a. sightseeing         b. tripping        c. walk

11. I can't go on holiday twice year. I can't afford it.

        a. at         b. a        c. for


Exercise 2 - Fill the blanks with one of the following verbs in its correct form, past or present, active or passive:

work have deliver write play leave kill visit

1. Disneyland by thousands of tourists everyday

2. I dinner when Jane rang the doorbell.

3. Many famous singers in road accidents last year

4. The post office 1 million letters everyday

5. She at weekends, so she can go wherever she wants on Sundays

6. Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare

7. The kids outside when they saw the thief.

8. I couldn't find the doctor, so I a message to his secretary.


Exercise 3 - 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  I don't like the way teachers treat our kids these days. They don't
02  make them to do enough homework and let them have too much
03  free time. Students must to work harder if they want to be successful
04  in life. They can play so as much as they like, only if they combine
05 playing with working and studying. If children are allowed to do
06  the whatever they please, they will never develop the right sense of
07  responsibility. I remember when I was a kid, I was made to study a
08  minimum of 3 hours in a day!


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