Progress Check (7th form) I. Read the text about John Lennon and complete the list of dates and events.
He was born
John Lennon was born on 9th October 1940 in Liverpool. His parents didn’t live together and so John’s aunt Mimi looked after him. John was a clever boy but he was lazy. He was bored at school. When he was 16 he heard Elvis Presley sing “Heartbreak Hotel” and this changed his life. He decided that he wanted to play the guitar. Aunt Mimi bought him his first guitar. The following year John met Paul McCartney at Liverpool Institute and they formed “The Beatles”. In 1960 the group were in Hamburg for three month. They played in disco, sometimes for eight hours every night. Three years later they become famous when they made their first hit “Please please me” in a studio in London. When disk jockeys played it on their radio stations, English fans went wild. John was now rich and famous. He married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar in 1969. He was very happy with Yoko but he was lonely. He was a millionaire. But he didn’t have many close friends. Two years later he and Yoko left England and went to live in New York. The next few years were very happy ones for John. His son Sean was born. John was content with his home and his family. On 9th December 1980 a fan shot John outside his home near Central Park. Millions of fans all over the world cried when they heard the news. Many fans thought he was a wonderful rock - and – roll player, greater even than Elvis Presley.
II. Read the text again and mark the statements right or wrong.
a.John lived with his parents. b. He liked school. с. He formed “Beatles” with Paul McCartney. d. They made their first hit in London. i. John had a lot of friends. f. John and Yoko had a daughter.
III. What did you want to do last weekend? What did you do? What didn’t you do? Write six sentences.
IV. Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Simple or the Present Continuous.
1.Piere ( smoke) twenty cigarettes a day, but he ( not smoke) now because he is in class. 2. Alice and Peter (look) for a new house. They ( not like) living in London. 3. I always ( wear) nice clothes for work. Today I ( wear) a blue jacket and skin. 4. Why … you (go) to bed? It’s only 10.00. I always ( go) to bed early. 5. Jane ( work) in a bank, but today she is at home. She ( write) letters.
V. Choose the correct tense: Past Simple or Present Perfect. 1. I saw/have seen Jill yesterday. 2. I met/ have met Anna ten years ago. 3. My sister did never go/ has never been to France. 4. I’m sorry. I didn’t finish/ haven’t finished my work yet. 5. I ate/ have eaten a lot of ice-cream when I was a child. 6. They climed/ have climbed Everest in 1953.
VI. There is a mistake in each sentence. Find and correct it.
was in Paris last year. We were in Paris last year. 1. Why you want to learn Portuguese? 2. I’m go home now because it’s late. 3. I’ve wrote to her three times and she hasn’t answered yet. 4. Who is the most rich person in the world? 5.how many times you been to Greece?
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Тест предназначен для учащихся 7 класса, обучающихся по УМК М.З. Биболетовой, Н.Н. Трубанёвой «Enjoy English » для 7 класса общеобразовательных учреждений; издательства «Титул».
Данный тест можно использовать как средство контроля после изучения первого раздела учебника М.З. Биболетовой «Enjoy English» для 7 класса. Он включает в себя работу с текстом и грамматические задания на проверку усвоения временных форм глаголов Present Simple,Present Continuous,Present Perfect.