Language in Use Pre-intermediate 1-6


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

•  At the weekend, I always a big breakfast ´

           a. drink         b. have         c. do

•  ` (in the street) ‘Excuse me. Where can I post this letter?' ‘There's a opposite the bank'

           a. post box        b. travel agent        c. kiosk

•  ` (to a shopkeeper) ‘A of sugar, please'.

          a. can         b. packet         c.carton

•  ` ‘This is my Robert. He's my mother's father'.
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. grandmother         b. uncle         c. grandfather

•  ‘What's that noise in the street?' ‘There's a boy a bike'

          a. riding         b. climbing         c. standing

•  You can buy fish in

          a. bags         b. jars        c.cans

•  Vegetables and fruit are for you.

          a.good        b. well        c.bad

•  ‘I playing table tennis. It's my favourite hobby'.

          a.loves        b. am


Exercise 2 - Sentence Completion : put only ONE word .

1- (at the train station) ‘When does the train leave?' about 12.30.

2- I always walk to University. I never go bus

3- This is Mrs Robbinson and son. They're from Australia .

4- (in the street) Excuse me. Is an exchange office near here?

5- ‘What you doing?' ‘I'm writing a letter to John'.

6- Saturday evening, I usually visit my friends.

7- Yesterday it was my sister's birthday party at 10 p.m. I arrived at 9.30, just time to help her with the last details.

8- ‘Where your aunt live?' ‘She rents a flat in London '.


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  Steven is twenty-eight years. On weekdays, he gets up  
02  at about 7 o'clock, and has a hot shower. Then, he has
03  breakfast –coffee and toast. He lives in his parents'
04  house and works for a company. In his free time, he does
05  often goes out. He loves playing the football with his friends.
06  At the weekend, he sometimes visits to some relatives
07  and, at the night, he goes for a drink with his girlfriend.
08  On Sundays, he likes staying at home. He is usually
09  watches his favourite TV program and goes to bed at
10  about 11 p.m.
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