11. Fill the gaps with one of these words. There is one variant (a–f) you do not have to use.
1) I never … homework on Sundays.
2) I … go to school tomorrow, I’m ill.
3) Where is dad? – I …seen him.
4) Why … you spend last summer in town?
5) The lesson is over, you … go home.
12. Match the names of these activities (1–5) with the pictures (a–f). There is one variant (a–f) you do not have to use.
a) b) c)
d) e) f)
13. Match the countries with their capitals. There is one variant (a–f) you do not have to use.
1) England 2) Canada3) Australia 4) Scotland5) The republic of Ireland
a) Canberrab) Londonc) Ottawad) Dublin e) Washingtonf) Edinburg
14. Match the descriptions with the sports. There is one variant (a–f) you do not have to use.
1) You need two people, two bats and a ball to play this game.2) If you want to play this game, you need two teams, a ball and you should swim well. 3) You need to skate well if you want to play this game.4) You can’t do this sport without snow. 5) You need two people, a checkerboard and thirty two pieces.
a) water polob) ping-pongc) skiingd) chess e) ice hockey f) volleyball
15. Match words from column 1–5 with their synonyms a–f. There is one variant (a–f) you do not have to use.
16. Put these words in order to make a correct sentence.
1) was 2) written 3) Shakespeare 4) by 5) “Hamlet”
17. Read the text and put the paragraphs (1 – 5) in order.
1) Finally the day came when the boy didn't lose his temper at all. He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper. The days passed and the boy was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were gone.
2) The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence. He said, "You have done well, my son, but look at the holes in the fence. The fence will never be the same. When you say things in anger, they leave a scar just like this one. You can put a knife in a man and draw it out. It won't matter how many times you say I'm sorry. The wound is still there."
3) A verbal wound is as bad as a physical one.
4) The first day, the boy put 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence.
5) There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.
18. Put the sentences in chronological order according to the text.
1) The father showed the boy holes in the fence.
2) His father told him to take off the nails.
3) There once was a boy with a bad temper.
4) His father gave him some nails to hammer them in the fence.