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CLASS B1

REVISION TEST 1   /   UNITS 1-3

GRAMMAR

 

I LIKE YOUR STYLE

 

GRAMMAR

 

1.        Choose the correct form to complete the sentences.

 

1.        I love/ am loving this CD. It sounds great.

2.        They buy/ are buying new clothes every two months.

3.        I don’t study/ am not studying French this year.

4.        The English drink/ are drinking a lot of tea.

5.        I wear/ am wearing my new jacket. Do you like it?

6.        You’re so negative! You always complain/ are always complaining about something.

7.        When does the new term test start/ is the new term test starting?

8.        Then suddenly the man escapes/ is escaping by jumping from the car.

 

2.        Complete the conversations with the present simple or present continuous of these verbs.

 

Always buy, be , cook, do, go, look for, not like, not rain, start, still put on

  

1.        ‘You _______ to the gym a lot this summer’.

‘I _______ lots of exercise every summer!’

2.        ‘ You don’t need a coat. It _______ .’

‘ I’d better take one. English weather ________ very changeable.’

3.        ‘I _______ some pasta. Do you want some?’

‘ No thanks. I ______ pasta.’

4.        ‘ Jim has gone shopping. He ________ some clothes.’

‘ He ________ clothes! He hardly ever wears most of them!’

5.        ‘ I’ m not ready yet. I _______ my make-up.’

‘ Well, hurry up. The fashion show ______ at six o’clock.’

 

3.        Complete the sentences with the present simple or present continuous of  

    the verbs in brackets.

 

1.        a Jason ______ (have) a shower. He’ll call you back.

b Jason ______ (not have) any children.

    2. a  _______ (you/ think) that purple jeans will ever come back into fashion?

        b I _______ (think)  about going to the fashion show next week.

   3. a It _______ (look) as if it’s going to rain.

       b That boy _______ (look) at you!

   4. a Behave yourself. You _______ (be) silly again.

       b Mary has changed. She ______ (be) more fashion conscious now.

   5. a  Mmm, this sauce ______ (taste) really nice.

       b I ______ (just/ taste) the sauce to see if it has enough salt.

 

4.        Choose the correct form to complete the dialogue.

 

Jenny: I 1) work/ am working in Soundbites this summer.

Pat: Where?

Jenny: In that new music shop that 2) opens/ is opening until ten o’ clock at night.

Pat: Oh yeah. I 3) know/ am knowing the place. I’ve heard they 4) pay/ are paying really well. 5) Do you like/ Are you liking it there?

Jenny: Yeah, I 6) have/ am having a great time. My workmates 7) are/ are being really funny.

Pat: Do you have to wear smart clothes?

Jenny: No, just clean casual clothes, like the stuff I 8) wear/ am wearing now. My mum 9) always tells/is always telling me to dress more smartly but my boss 10) doesn’t seem/ isn’t seeming to mind.

 

  5.        Complete the article with the present simple or present continuous of these 

    verbs. You will need to use some verbs more than once.

 

Become, begin, always tell, do, dress, enjoy, listen, not think, not want, not work, prefer, read, wear

   

    Model Sammy Barnes answers our readers’ questions:

         Do you always wear smart clothes?

         Well, when I’ve got a photo session or a fashion show, I always 1) ______  

     really smartly. But when I 2)_________,I 3) ________ to wear really  

     ordinary clothes. Today, for example, I 4) _________ blue jeans with a  

     plain white T-shirt.

 

  What do you do in your free time?

     Well, I 5) _______ reading and listening to music. At the moment I 6)    

      ______ the latest novel by Dan Brown. I 7)______ to pop and rock music   

     mostly, but I 8) _________ more interested in jazz and blues. I also

    9) _____ a bit of painting from time to time, abstract art mainly. My mum  

   10)________ me I should try and become a professional painter, but I

   11)  _________ I’m good enough.

 

  Do you enjoy working as a model?

   Well, I 12)_______ it at the moment, but I 13) _________ to do it  for ever. I   

   14)________ to get a bit tired of having to travel so much.

 

 

6.        Complete the text with one word which best fits each gap.

 

Dear Phil,

 

I am 1)________ to you for advice because my taste in clothes is causing me loads of problems 2)_________ the moment. I love wearing torn jeans and shirts but my mum really 3)_______ them and is 4)________ telling me to buy some ‘ decent clothes’. I can’t see why she finds my clothes 5)_________ offensive. After all, they’re perfectly clean. They’ve got a few holes in them, that’s all. I 6)________ also having some problems at the café where I work 7)_________ the weekend. My boss says I’m definitely going to lose my job if I don’t dress 8)________ smartly. I really don’t know 9)_______ to do. On the other hand, I don’t 10) _______ to upset my mum and I don’t fancy losing my job either. On the other hand, I 11)________ I should be allowed to wear what I want. What 12)________ you think I should do?

 

Andy

 

7.        Complete the sentences with a/an, the or -.

 

1.        Although ________ accommodation in Paris is normally quite expensive, I found ______ cheap hotel in _______ city centre.

2.        ________ Good Fast Food Competition aims to prove that_____ fast food doesn’t need to be made with ______ unhealthy ingredients.

3.        ‘ Do you know any shops that sell ______ clothes for ______ teenagers?’

‘ Yes. There’s ______ place called Young Style on _____ other side of town.’

4.        _____ people say ______ Costume Museum is quite boring, but I’ve 

    got ______ friend who went there and says it’s brilliant.

5.        I went to ______ fashion show in ______ town centre yesterday. ______ models were really good-looking but _____ clothes were a bit boring.

6.        When my son starts ______ school, he’ll have ______ lunch every day in ______ canteen. I hope he likes ______ food.

 

8.        Choose the correct alternative to complete the text.

 

I agree that 1) the/- clothes shops should stock 2) a/ the wider range of clothes sizes. I’m not overweight, but because of big bone structure, I can hardly ever find 3) the/- clothes which are 4) the/a right size. 5) The/- clothes shop in my town that always has clothes for 6) the/a person my size is for 7) the/- older people. If I buy all my clothes there, I’ll end up looking like my mum!

 

9.        Now complete the rest of the text with a/an, the or -.

 

Nowadays, when I see 8) _____ pair of trousers that I like 9)______ first thing I ask myself is, ‘Are they going to fit me? ‘ Lots of students who go to 10)_____ college with me have exactly 11) _____ same problem. I think the problem is that 12)_____ fashion designers want to sell 13)_____ idea that 14)______ teenage girls and young women have to be really thin. It’s hardly surprising that there are so many kids suffering from 15)_____ anorexia.

 

 

VOCABULARY

 

Fashion and Identity

 

1.        Complete the conversations with these verbs.

 

Catch. Do, dress, go, keep, pick, take, try, wear, wrap

    

 

Tom: ‘ These jeans are really cool. Why don’t you 1)____ them on?’

Rob: ‘ They’re not smart enough.’

Tom: ‘ Rubbish! You don’t need to 2)_____ up every day. Anyway, they’re really cheap. You won’t 3) ______ up another bargain like that’.

Mum: ‘ You’d better 4)______ up if you’re going out. Here, 5)_____ off that jacket and put on something

 

2.        Choose the correct alternative to complete the text.

 

Friend’s corner: Declan Jones

 

My friend Declan isn’t afraid to 1) stand away/ stand out from the crowd. Although he 2) takes/ follows fashion quite closely, he doesn’t just 3) blend in/ harmonize with everyone else. The first time I met Declan he made a real impression on me because I could see that nothing was ever going to stop him from getting what he wants out of life.

 

3.        Complete the sentences with these words.

 

Cheerful, creative, daring, dull, energetic, entertaining, hardworking, helpful, lazy, lethargic, miserable, old-fashioned, trendy, unadventurous, unhelpful, unimaginative

    

 

 

 

1.        Jim is quite ______ and modern, but most of his friends are _______and 

     conservative.

2.  Shelley is _______ and tells some really funny jokes, but her boyfriend is

     a bit ________ .

3. Jake is quite ________ and is always smiling, but Toby can be a bit 

    _______ sometimes.

 

  4.My youngest son is ________ and makes a big effort at school, but my  

     eldest is very ______ .

  5.When the weather is fine, I feel great- really _______ and full of life, but       

      when it’s raining and cold I never want to do anything. I feel 

      terribly_____.

6.        Mum is very ________ and likes extreme sports such as parachuting, but 

     Dad is really _______.

7.    My boyfriend is _________ and enjoys writing poetry and painting, but I’m quite and _______, but the second one was rude and ________.

 

4.        Complete the letter with the correct form of these words and phrases.

 

Come across, entertaining, go with, helpful, pick up, stand out, wrap up

    

Hi Jen,

 

It’s great to hear that you’ll be coming to Italy. In your letter you asked me to tell you about my new boyfriend, Well, his name is Paolo and he really 1)________ from the crowd because he dresses in a really strange way. As you can see in the photo, that jumper doesn’t 2)_______ those shoes at all! He knows he’s different and he wants to show it. Sometimes he 3)_________  as really arrogant, but now I know that he’s not like that at all. He’s the most 4)_________ person I know- his jokes are absolutely hilarious- but he’s also really kind and 5)________. He says he’s really looking forward to meeting you next week. When you come over, make sure 6)_________ warmly because the weather has been quite cold recently. And make sure you bring some money with you, so you can buy some clothes. The sales have just started and you can 7)________ some real bargains.

See you soon, Kirsty.

 

 

 

 

USE YOUR ENGLISH

 

1.        Make negative words and compare the sentences.

 

Credible, helpful, legible, like, patient, relevant, suitable, understand

 

1.        Are you saying that dress cost less than twenty euros? That’s _______!

2.        The letter was full of ______ details.

3.        I’ ll be ready soon. Don’t be so ______.

4.        You _________ me. I’ll explain it again.

5.        The shop assistant was rude and _________.

6.        I _________ dark clothes. I find them depressing.

7.        My doctor’s writing is completely _______.

8.        Your clothes are totally _______ for school.

 

2.        Complete the rules by writing –ed or –ing.

 

I was tired after the journey.

The journey was tiring.

 

1.        Adjectives ending in _____ describe feelings.

2.        Adjectives ending in ______ describe the person or thing that causes the feeling.

 

3.        Choose the correct form to complete the sentences.

 

1 .a  I’ m interested/ interesting in clothes design.

             B  I find clothes design interested/ interesting.

         2. a  John is amused/ amusing. He makes people laugh.

             b. I was amused/ amusing by an article I read.

         3. a  Van Gogh is a fascinated/ fascinating painter.

             B  I’m fascinating/ fascinated by van Gogh’s paintings.

         4. a You’re looking relaxed/ relaxing today.

             B  Green is supposed to be a relaxed/ relaxing colour.

         5. a The fashion show was quite bored/ boring.

             b  I got bored/ boring during the fashion show.

 

4.        Complete the table with the adjective forms of these verbs and nouns. You 

     will need to use some words more than once,

Adapt, addict, adore, attract, care, comfort, decide, home, pain, select, use wonder

 

    

 

 

 

                       

-ful

-less

-able

-ive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.        Complete the sentences with adjectives from Exercise 4.

 

1.        My bay sister is ______. Everyone loves her.

2.        Be _________ not to wake anyone up when you come home tonight.

3.        Sometimes __________ people with nowhere to go, sleep in the church at night.

4.        These shoes are so _______- I can walk for miles and my feet never get sore.

5.        Thanks for the map. It was very ____________ .

6.        The operation was __________ . I didn’t feel a thing.

7.        Computer games can be quite ______ if you play them too much.

8.        I’m quite ________ about shoes . I only buy good quality ones.

9.        I had a really __________ holiday in Greece. I must go there again.

10.     Fashion designers have to be _______ to change.

11.You made lots of ______ mistakes in your essay. You should have checked it more carefully.

12. I like her new haircut. It makes her look much more_________.

 

6.        Complete the article with the correct form of the words in brackets.

 

  Fashion History Exhibition

 

  If you’re at all interested in clothes design you must pay a visit to the Eastfield Fashion Museum. This 1) ________ (wonder) museum has a 2)_________ (fascinate) collection of clothes from the sixteenth century to the present day. There is an 3)________ (believable) variety of twentieth century clothes on display but personally, I found the 4)________ (delight) handmade clothes from earlier times even more 5)_________ (impress) as they give you an insight into the difficulties involved in producing clothes before the industrial revolution. It’s 6)____________ (amaze) that people could produce such 7)_________ ( fault) designs without even having a sewing machine! Finally, there is an 8)________ (credible) selection of orthopedic shoes from the early twentieth century with 9)_________ ( detail) explanations of the deformity each shoe was meant to correct. It’s highly 10)_________ (probable) that anyone would want to wear  such 11) ___________ (comfort) shoes today, but that’s part of their 12) __________ (deny) charm.

 

EXAM PRACTICE

 

1.        Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Use between two and five words.

 

1. They don’t let us dye our hair.    ALLOWED

    We _____________ dye our hair.

2. He hasn’t recovered from his illness.    OVER

    He ______________ his illness.

3. Colin and Stuart are both nineteen years old.    AS

    Colin is ____________ Stuart.

4. We succeeded in helping him.    MANAGED

    We ___________ him.

5. He’ll talk about his job first.    START

    He ___________ about his job.

6.She’s not tall enough to be a model.  TALLER

    If she __________ a model.

7.        He rarely understands our instructions.   OFTEN

He _____________ our instructions.

8.        Mary and I have similar interests.  COMMON

I have a lot _________ Mary.

     9. ‘ I sometimes eat at Dave’s house’, said Jenny.   DINNER

         Jenny told me _________ at Dave’s house.

     10. He lost his home a year ago.     BEEN

          He ____________ for a year.

 

2.        Complete the text with one word which best fits each gap.

 

IMAGE BOOSTER

 

This year Upperton School 1)_______ organizing a fashion show with 2)_______ difference. All 3)________ models are students who are unhappy with 4)________ appearance and scored low marks in a school questionnaire on self-esteem. The show will be called Image Booster  and is being organized jointly by school psychologist Melanie Small and 5)_______ group of parents. The clothes, 6)_______ have been made by students from 7)_______ Creative Fashion Project, have been individually designed for each of the models in order to show 8)_______ their good points. The aim of the parade is to raise 9)_______ participants’ self-esteem 10)_______ proving that they can all look attractive if they believe in themselves and project the right image. ‘It’s all a question 11)________ self-confidence’, explains Melanie. Melanie is also keen to point out that the fashion parade is only a small part of the work she is doing with these teenagers. They 12)______ also receiving regular counseling once a week.

 

3.        Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence or the  

     conversation .

 

1.        ‘ What are you doing?’

‘ I ________ the meat to see if it’s gone off’. 

a.        will smell               c. smelling

b.        am smelling           d. have smelt

2.        I really love _________ .

a.        some pop music        c. pop music

b.        the pop music           d. a pop music

3.        ‘ My new computer doesn’t work properly’.

‘ Take it back to the shop. They’ ll give you ___.’

a.        one other             c. other one

b.     the other one       d. another one

  4.        You should have spoken to me before _______ the letter.

a.        to send              c. sent

b.        sending             d. send

5.        Do you know if _______ Christmas with his parents every year?

a.        Andy does spend         c. is spending Andy

b.        Andy is spending        d. Andy spends

6.        ‘ I ________ lunch. Do you want some?’

‘ No, thanks. I’ve just eaten.’

a.        will have           c. am having

b.        have                  d. have had

 

4.        Choose the word or phrase that most appropriately completes the sentence.

 

1.        Do you  think this shirt _____ with my jeans?

a.        Suits                   c. am having

b.        matches             d. have had

 

2.        I split my coffee all over him. It was so _____ !

a.        embarrassing            c. embarrass

b.        embarrassment         d. embarrassed

 

3.        Hurry up or you’ll _______ your flight.

a.        Lose               c. remove

b.        Pass               d. miss

 

        4.The company I work for ______ software for home computers.

                        a. envelops           c. elaborates 

                       b. develops           d. makes up

             

        5.We started off talking about work and then moved _______ to  more  

           personal topics.

a.        In            c. on

b.        Out         d. through

 

        6.Do what you think is best. I _________ you completely.

                a. promise          c. confide

                b. rely                d. trust