A Vocabulary Fill in the missing word/phrase. There are three answers you do not need to use. (10x2/ 20)
• march • raised • strong • life • display • bright • street • spare • contest • make • feel • transformed • returnThrowing Mum and Dad a surprise party for their anniversary this year is really a ………..idea!
The night sky burst with colour when the magnificent fireworks ………………began.
Why don’t you take part in the cooking……… ? I’m sure you’ll be the winner!
Henry really enjoyed the opportunity to
experience as a knight at England’s Medieval Festival last month.
If you see a spider, sure you
don’t kill it; I’ve heard it’s bad luck.
It’s amazing how the town residents have …………………..the local square into an open-air theatre for next week’s music festival.
We always sing Christmas carols during the
holidays, as it is a tradition in my family.
The children were thrilled to see Disney floats at this year’s colourful …………… parade.
Over the years, this organisation has ………………..a lot of money for different local charities.
Take a change of warm clothes with you on your camping trip; I’ve heard it gets quite cold in the mountains at night.
В Underline the correct item. (10x1/ 10)11
Many people in the US dress up/decorate their Christmas trees with popcorn.
The Nice Carnival is a winter event which invites/attracts millions of festival-goers to France each year.
Please remind/remember me to call Linda tonight. I forgot to tell her about the costume party on Saturday.
In many countries around the world, people throw/pull streamers and dance in the streets to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Are Rosie and Sue winning/entering the school’s singing competition this year?
Annabel always makes a wish before she blows out/lets off the candles on her birthday cake.
Bob and Sue always exchange/receive gifts with each other on Christmas Eve.
The Tulip Festival takes place every May and is one of Holland’s most popular monthly/annual events.
Everyone at the party made/took a toast to Lisa and wished her a Happy Birthday.
Don’t expect the children to wait patiently/ slowly for the treasure hunt to begin; they’re too excited!
Grammar C Choose the correct item (10x2/ 20)
Has Mark found time to buy a costume for the Halloween party ?
A just В now С yet
That dress great on Maria; pink is
really her colour.
A is looking В has been looking С looks
The children ……… in the garden all morning; that's why their clothes are dirty.
A have played В have been playing С play
Georgia many fancy dress costumes. Why don’t you borrow one from her for tonight’s party?
A is having В has С has had
…….. stunning costumes they’re wearing!
A What В How С What a
The Prague Spring International Music Festival …………… in the middle of May and lasts for about two weeks.
A starts В is starting С has started
Why …………….. this cheese? Is there something wrong with it?
A you are smelling В do you smell С are you smelling
Janet about taking part in the Mardi Gras parade next week.
A think В is thinking С thinks
My brother plays April Fool’s jokes on people because he doesn’t want to embarrass them.
A usually В sometimes С never
heard it was bad luck.
A for В since С ago
D Fill in: when, who, which, where, whose. (5x2/ 10)
31 Lyn is the girl is having the party on Friday.
32 John, brother is a clown, is throwing a costume party next week.
33 December 25th, ………… Christmas takes place, is also my parents’ anniversary.
34 The costume ………George has chosen for the fancy dress party is very funny
35 Perugia, the Eurochocolate Festival is held every year, is a city in central Italy.
Everyday English (5x2/ 10)
E Choose the correct response
What’s the matter?
What a coincidence!
I saw a rainbow on a sunny day and then got A on maths!
That’s an old wives’ tale!
We’re going to the seaside next week.
That’s a load of rubbish!
Oh, no! I’ve just killed a spider! Something bad will happen!
I’m really worried about my exams.
Don’t take that black cat home!
You lucky thing!
Listen to some people talking on a radio programme about speсial occasions and match the speakers (1-5) to the statements(A-E)
A. This event lasts for seven days. Speaker 1
B. This event signals the end of childhood. Speaker 2
C. We look very colourful during this event. Speaker 3
D. This event goes back to medieval times. Speaker 4
E. We become very wet during this celebration. Speaker 5
Reading (5x3/ 15)
G Read the following text and mark the statements as T (true), F (false) or DS (doesn’t say).
41 Spring is the Japanese people’s favourite time of the year.
42 It is not easy to know the day the cherry flowers will open.
43 Hanami takes place a week after the cherry trees blossom.
44 The cherry flowers do not stay on trees for very long.
45 When the cherry flowers appear, people hope for long lives.
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