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11. Match the shops and the things that you can buy there. One variant is extra.

1. a gift shop A) a loaf of bread
2. a supermarket B) shoes
3. greengrocers C) fruit and vegetables
4. newsagent D) some souvenirs
5. bakers E) a magazine
F) food and household products


12. Match the adjectives with their synonyms. One variant is extra.

1. sick A) greedy
2. mad B) smart
3. brave C) courageous
4. intelligent D) little
5. mean E) ill
  F) crazy


13. Match the adjectives (15) with their opposites (AF). One variant is extra.

1) energetic A) dark
2) curly B) tired
3) light C) silly
4) smart D) long
5) short E) straight
F) hard-working


14. Read the text. Fill in the gaps (15) with the words (AF) given below. One variant (AF) is extra.


I enjoy 1)_____ the crossword in the newspaper; I usually 2)_____ it with my mum. These are a good way to expand your vocabulary and learn more synonyms, as you will 3)_____ them to solve the clues. I also 4)_______ playing the word wheel game in my mum's paper. You are given nine letters and have to make as many words as you can from these letters. Usually, one specified letter has to be in every word you 5)______.

A) need B) do C) like D) doing E) have F) make

15. Fill in the gaps with one of these words. One variant is extra.

1. They _____ the ambulance A) come
2. She ____ see the shark B)came
3. He _____ to the beach C) made
4. Did you _____ to the beach? D) didnt
5. I ___ all the housework E) called
F) did

16. Put the parts of the paragraph in the correct order.

1) a while. I am missing my family and

2) I will be able to return to the UK for

3) In one year I hope to be working in a job I love and

4) writing a blog about my adventures there. I also hope that

5) my amazingly supportive girlfriend. Off on another adventure!


17.Put the words in the correct order to make a question

1) does 2) how to 3) the violin 4) play 5) she know

18.Put the events of Elon Musks life in order.
1) He went to university in the USA.
2) He became an American citizen.
3) Musk was born in South Africa.
4) He finished school.
5) Musk started his first company.


19. Put the sentences in order to make a dialogue.

Diana _____________


Pete Its from the snake charmer over there. Lets go and have a look.


Diana ________________


Pete Dont be silly! Look, the cobra is in a basket.


Diana ________________


Pete No, it cant. It cant hear the music. It moves when the charmer moves his hands.


Diana ________________


Pete Yes, but the snake isnt in the basket now.


Diana _____________________

Dianas words:

1) Oh, yes! Hey, it can dance to the music!

2) Oh, no! Lets go!

3) Really? Well, thats a very clever trick.

4) Whats that music I can hear?

5) Oh, I dont know. Im scared of snakes.

20.Put the parts of the text in the correct order.

1) She waited patiently for the pharmacist to give her some attention but he was talking to another man. Tess twisted her feet to make a noise. Nothing. She cleared her throat with a disgusting sound. No good. Finally she took a quarter from her jar and banged it on the glass counter. That did it!

And what do you want? the pharmacist asked in an annoyed tone of voice. Im talking to my brother from Chicago. I havent seen him for ages, he said without waiting for a reply to his question.

2) Tess was eight years old. One day she heard that her Mom and Dad were talking about her little brother, Andrew. All she knew was that he was very ill and they were completely out of money. They were moving to an apartment complex the following month because Daddy didnt have the money for the doctor bills and the house. Only a very costly surgery could save him now and there was no-one to loan them the money. She heard Daddy say to her tearful Mother, Only a miracle can save him now.

Tess went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jar from the closet. She poured all the change out on the floor and counted it carefully. Three times, even. The total had to be exactly perfect. No chance here for mistakes. She carefully put the coins back in the jar and she slipped out the back door and made her way to Rexalls Drug Store.


3) Listen, I have the money to pay for it. If it isnt enough, I will get the rest. Just tell me how much it costs.

The pharmacists brother was a well dressed man. He stooped down and asked the little girl, What kind of a miracle does you brother need?

I dont know, Tess replied. There were tears in her eyes. I just know hes really sick and Mommy says he needs an operation. But my Daddy cant pay for it, so I want to use my money.

How much do you have? asked the man from Chicago.

One dollar and eleven cents, Tess answered. And its all the money I have, but I can get some more if I need to.

Well, what a coincidence, smiled the man. A dollar and eleven cents the exact price of a miracle for little brothers. He took her money in one hand and with the other hand he took her hand and said, Take me to where you live. I want to see your brother and meet your parents. Lets see if I have the kind of miracle you need.


4) Well, I want to talk to you about my brother, Tess answered back in the same annoyed tone. Hes really, really sick and I want to buy a miracle.

I beg your pardon? said the pharmacist.

His name is Andrew and he has something bad growing inside his head and my Daddy says only a miracle can save him now. So how much does a miracle cost?

We dont sell miracles here, little girl. Im sorry but I cant help you, the pharmacist said.


5) That well dressed man was Dr. Carlton Armstrong, a surgeon, specializing in neuro-surgery. The operation was completed without charge and it wasnt long until Andrew was home again and doing well. Mom and Dad were happily talking about this event. That surgery, her mom whispered, was a real miracle. I wonder how much it would have cost.

Tess smiled. She knew exactly how much a miracle cost one dollar and eleven cents plus the faith of a little child.


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