Example: My parents _____ in China.
A are born B were born C was born
1 She _____ had a bank account for five years now.
A had B has C have
2 His latest film isn’t _____ the last one I saw.
A as good than B better C as good as
3 Anne How long _____ for me?
A are you waiting B do you wait C have you been waiting
4 I’ve been playing football _____ I was six years old.
A when B since C for
5 Alex When _____ on holiday to Thailand?
Beth Two years ago.
A did you go B have you gone C you went
6 Let’s eat in this restaurant. It’s _____ than the other one.
A less expensive B more cheaper C as expensive
7 Amy Can I speak to Peter, please?
Bob Sorry, he _____ out.
A has just been B just has been C has just gone
8 You look tired. What _____?
A you have been doing B have you doing C have you been doing
9 Have you _____? There’s blue paint in your hair!
A been painting B painting C painted
10 He was _____ teacher I’ve ever had.
A the worse B worst C the worst
11 He _____ saved enough money yet. He needs another 500 euros.
A hadn’t B hasn’t C has
12 The journey didn’t take as long _____ we thought.
A that B than C as
13 How long have they _____ going out together?
A been B already C be
14 Have you _____ been to South America?
A ever B yet C never
15 We’ve been living in this house _____ four years now.
A from B since C for
16 I haven’t finished my exams _____. I’ve got two more next week.
A already B yet C soon
17 How much money _____ you earn last month?
A did B have C do
18 I love Venice. It’s _____ beautiful city I’ve been to.
A the B the most C most
19 I haven’t seen you _____ last summer. How are you?
A since B for C until
20 Alice Would you like a cup of coffee?
Bruno No, thanks. I’ve _____ one.
A yet had B just had C just have
Example: very small
A tiny B tinny C tin
1 very dirty
A furious B filthy C awful
2 very angry
A awful B starving C furious
3 very tasty
A delicious B boiling C freezing
4 very hungry
A terrified B starving C boiling
5 very big
A boiling B awful C enormous
b Tick () A, B, or C to complete the sentences with money words.
Example: Could I borrow £10 until tomorrow, please?
A lend B borrow C give
6 I bought this book yesterday. It _____ £20.
A spend B cost C costed
7 This ring isn’t _____ a lot of money, but I love it!
A cost B afford C worth
8 Here’s the money you _____ me last week – thank you.
A lent B borrowed C owed
9 My parents have just finished paying the _____ on their house.
A money B investment C mortgage
10 Is there a cash machine near here? I need to _____ some money.
A take out B take away C take off
c Tick () A, B, or C to complete the sentences with the missing prepositions.
Example: The train went through the tunnel.
A from B up C through
11 I’ll pay _____ this by credit card.
A at B for C with
12 My brother borrowed £10 _____ me last month.
A from B by C to
13 I paid for dinner _____ cash.
A for B by C in
14 The hotel charged me €25 _____ a two-minute phone call.
A for B of C from
15 Chris still hasn’t paid me _____ the money I lent him!
A up B back C with
d Tick () A, B, or C to complete the sentences with compound nouns.
Example: Please go to the check-in desk.
A desk B door C office
16 Slow down! The _____ limit here is 40 kph.
A driving B traffic C speed
17 We arrived late because there was a terrible traffic _____.
A jam B block C lights
18 I had to pay a €50 parking _____!
A fine B fee C find
19 I never use public _____. I always go by car.
A bus B transport C transports
20 Before we got on the plane we had to show our _____ cards.
A check-in B boarding C ticket
Example: A van B tram C lane
1 A loan B cost C owe
2 A save B waste C travel
3 A charge B jam C gate
4 A paid B aisle C tiny
5 A worth B lorry C earn
b Which is the stressed syllable? Tick () A, B, or C.
Example: A exciting B exciting C exciting
6 A motorway B motorway C motorway
7 A underground B underground C underground
8 A salary B salary C salary
9 A exhausted B exhausted C exhausted