Speakout Elementary - Last Term Test

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Elementary Achievement test 4 (Units 10–12) Vocabulary Function 5 Cross out the wrong word in each group. 8 Underline the best response, a), b) or c). 1 to climb jogging to drive to swim 1 Let’s go to the zoo. 2 warm stung clubbing sunburnt a) I want to see a film. 3 a film a drawing a painting a photo b) That doesn’t sound very interesting. 4 head hurt hand ear c) I might. 5 thumb headache flu cough 2 Shall we book tickets? 6 grown wrote given swum a) Yes, you should. 7 through slowly under across b) Sounds interesting. c) That’s a good idea. 6 3 The TV is too loud. a) Shall I turn it down? b) That sounds good to me. 6 Underline the correct answer, a), b) or c). c) Great. I’ll do it. 1 I’ve never b a camel or elephant. 4 I can’t open the window. a) driven b) ridden c) climbed a) OK, don’t move. 2 Have you ever to a live sporting event? b) No problem. a) seen b) been c) watched c) Let me try. 3 Look out. There’s a car coming us. 5 That’s so kind of you. a) towards b) away from c) into a) You’re welcome. 4 I love walking bridges and looking down. b) Are you OK? a) through b) across c) into c) Thanks a lot. 5 It’s really tiring walking that hill at the end 6 Hi. Is Kirsten there? of the day. a) Could you ring me back? a) up b) through c) towards b) No, she’s gone out. 6 Don’t the phone now. It’s really late. c) It’s Suzanne. a) leave b) answer c) call 7 My number is 0490 393950. 7 Can you a message for me and tell him I’ll a) Let me check that. 0490 . . . call him back after lunch? b) I’ll hang up straight away. a) write b) leave c) take c) Thanks for picking up. 8 Could I leave a message for Phil? 6 a) Of course. Could you give me the number there? b) Just a moment. Let me get a pen. 7 Match sentences 1–9 with a)–i). c) I’ll call you back. 1 Why don’t we go c 2 He didn’t have any food so 7 3 I’m tired. Let’s take 4 She’s really good at remembering 9 Complete the conversations. Use one word in 5 He’s pushing his each gap. 6 I think we should go 7 Did you remember to turn off Conversation 1 8 I watched the old man crossing A: Let’s 1 do something different this 9 Have you ever done weekend. 2 don’t we go away somewhere? B: I don’t really feel 3 doing that. a) your phone? A: OK. Well, how 4 going out for a meal? b) for a walk and get some fresh air. B: That 5 like a good idea. Let’s do that. c) for a meal tomorrow night? Conversation 2 d) the road. A: Hello. 6 is Matt Paton. Is Simon there? e) he got hungry. B: Let me 7 . No, I’m afraid he’s in a meeting. f) people’s names. A: 8 you ask him to call me? g) car to the garage. B: Certainly. Does he have your 9 ? h) a break for half an hour. A: Yes, he does. Thanks. i) a bungee jump? 8 8 PHOTOCOPIABLE © Pearson Education Limited 2015

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Elementary Achievement test 4 (Units 10–12) Reading 11 Read the article again and underline the 10 Read the article and complete the gaps with correct answer, a), b) or c). headings a–f. 1 Michael Palin has never moved house. A Dream Job a) True b) False c) Doesn’t say 2 He acted in the first Monty Python film in 1989. 1 d a) True b) False c) Doesn’t say Michael Palin has travelled all over the world 3 He travelled around the world in 80 days by plane. several times but he has lived in the same house in a) True b) False c) Doesn’t say London since 1968. 4 When he was in India, he met the Dalai Lama. 2 a) True b) False c) Doesn’t say Some of you might remember him from the Monty 5 There are three steam trains in Poland. Python films he acted in between 1969 and 1983, a) True b) False c) Doesn’t say but in 1989, Michael started doing TV travel 6 Michael is going to do another TV series in May. programmes for the BBC. He’s now more famous a) True b) False c) Doesn’t say for his travel books and DVDs than for his acting. 3 5 His first series Around the World in 80 days followed the same route as the Jules Verne novel of the same name. And like Phileas Fogg, the hero of the book, Michael didn’t get on a plane. Writing 4 12 Rewrite the email with full stops and capital His programmes have taken Michael from the North letters. to the South Pole, around the Pacific Ocean, across the Sahara desert, up into the Himalayas and the best time to visit my country is in february that’s through Eastern Europe. when we have the winter holidays it’s the perfect 5 time to go skiing the weather is cold because it’s He has had breakfast in Alaska, Sunday lunch at winter it’s also very sunny with blue skies too bring 5,000 metres on Mount Everest, and slept in a tent warm clothes and boots or you’ll get cold bring lots in Antarctica. He’s met the Dalai Lama in India, of hats as well! done Tai Chi in Shanghai and driven one of the last steam trains in Poland. The best time to come to my country is in 6 February. That’s It’s hard to believe that Michael Palin hasn’t been everywhere, but there are still places he would like to visit: Syria, Georgia, Brazil, Argentina – the list goes on. He hasn’t got any plans for another TV series at the moment – but I’m sure it won’t be long before he’s off on his travels again. a) Before he began his travels b) Where next? c) Crossing continents. 5 d) No moves at home e) In the footsteps of a hero f) Unusual experiences 10 PHOTOCOPIABLE © Pearson Education Limited 2015

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Elementary Achievement test 4 (Units 10–12) 13 Write a reply to the problem. Give advice using the prompts. Write 50–75 words. I started a new job in a bank six months ago. The salary and holidays are good and I’ll get a better job in the future if I stay. But I hate it. I don’t like working in an office. I’d like to do something more interesting and maybe work outside. I don’t know what to do. Help! Peter – Germany Your reply Hi Peter, I had a similar experience myself, and I understand completely. Here is some advice I can give you: The best thing is to And why don’t you You should also Don’t You shouldn’t All the best, 10 Total: 100 PHOTOCOPIABLE © Pearson Education Limited 2015

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