the sentences with the words below.
would often rarely used will constantly
1 I tend to
listen to music every morning nowadays.
doesn't often go to the cinema. In fact, he only goes once or twice a month.
3 When she
was on holiday, Emily would get up early and go walking each day.
4 Amy constantly
criticises me. She never stops!
days, my grandfather will sit and read his newspaper in the morning.
6 We rarely
go abroad now. It's too expensive.
7 In my
youth, I used to live in the country.
8 I hardly
ever see Josie nowadays. In fact, I've only seen her three times in the last
the sentences with two words in each space. Use one word from line A and one word
from line B.
A not rule
time very would and much the
B as the
whole again a to rarely regularly
1 I don't
go out as much as I used to.
2 She plays
computer games all the time.
3 We tend not to go out much these days.
4 Only very rarely do we work on Sunday.
5 Ten years
ago, I would regularly practise my tennis skills for hours on end.
6 On the whole, I find reality TV programmes a bit boring.
7 We go
clubbing now and again.
8 As a rule, it only really rains heavily in India during the monsoon.
the sentence. Put the adverb in brackets in the correct place. You can copy the sentence and paste it in the space provided and then type in the adverb in the correct place.
adjectives in the second column are synonyms of the words in the first column. Complete
1 funny - hilarious
2 strange -
3 boring -
the correct options to complete the descriptions of pictures.
1 The painting has __ colours - bright reds and deep blues!bold;subtle1
2 The meaning is very __ - it isn't clear what it is about.dramatic;ambiguous2
3 The artist is trying to __ a sense of fear.create;appear1
4 Her work is very __, which is to say that it is neither new nor different.intimate;conventional2
5 The painting seems to __ an example of Turner's early work.be;being1
the sentences with one word in each space.
artist's role is open to interpretation.
2 The woman
in the picture looks as if she has just heard terrible news.
3 I get the
impression that the artist wants us to share his feelings of amazement.
4 It could
well be the most valuable painting we have in the collection.
paintings are so realistic that they look like photos.
the correct verb to complete each sentence.
1 In the story, the central character is __ in poverty when we first meet him.living;seeking1
2 The magician __ a secret which nobody knew before.revealed;asserted1
3 The baddie __ his power and forced other people to do what he wanted.presented;asserted2
4 In order to get into the castle, the young hero __ himself as an old woman.pretends;disguises2
5 The farmer wants to kill the king. He is __ revenge for the death of his father.revealing;seeking 2
6 All the characters __ insight into the true meaning of trust.gained;pretended1
7 The evil king hoped to __ away with killing the prince and taking power.get;gain1
8 Our hero __ many problems during his journey and overcame them all.encountered;presented1
the sentences with the correct preposition.
1 There was
a confrontation between two motorists.
2 Does it
strike you as odd?
3 There’s a
lot of tension between the two communities.
drivers soon tire of the same routine.
your interpretation of the painting?
6 She was
jealous of her brother’s success.
7 He was
the dominant partner in their relationship.
8 They were
threatened by a group of youths.
the correct preposition.
1 He’s been banned __ driving.from;of1
2 The flowers are symbolic __ death.for;of2
3 He’s been glued __ his computer all day.to;on1
4 I could sense the friction __ them.with;between2
5 The cat was seated __ my lap.on;by1
6 He disguised himself __ a medical student.as;in1
7 Let me be frank __ you.to;with2
8 There is one major obstacle __ progress.to;with1
the expressions with the correct form of the word in bold.
uplifting experience - feel uplifted by a speech
tension builds throughout the novel - the atmosphere in the room was very tense
3 Her early
work is quite ambiguous - he answered rather ambiguously
4 We will
have to confront the problem immediately - a violent confrontation with the
statue had to undergo important restoration - It took fifty years to fully restore
4 Tick the
words which are both a noun and a verb.
Tick as many as necessary
5 Match the
adjectives to the nouns.
6 Write the
missing adjectives from the unit. Use the clues in brackets.
1 a really gripping novel (g _ _ p _ _ _)
2 I found
the film deeply disturbing (d _ _ t _ _ b _ _ g)
3 a hilarious
joke (h _ _ _ r _ _ _ s)
4 she was
perfectly willing (w _ _ _ _ _ g)
ending was utterly predictable (p _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e)
6 a highly conventional
approach to art (c _ _ v _ _ t _ _ _ _ l)
the sentences with the correct nouns.
impression (x2) obstacles tears deed interpretation temptation
1 After the
accident, she burst into tears.
2 He was
rewarded for his good deed.
family now faces bankruptcy.
4 She’s had
to overcome a lot of obstacles.
5 I don’t
want you to get the wrong impression.
6 I tried
to resist the temptation to read the message.
7 I got the
distinct impression we weren’t welcome.
intentions are open to interpretation.
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Автор: Дарья Масловская