Choose the correct word to fill in the gap in this sentence:
Patrick __________ the application form yesterday.
Amarjit said he ____________ the tents when we go camping.
Which of these sentences uses punctuation correctly? Choose three.
susan needs to buy a new car.
Patrick can't afford a new laptop.
Will Sanjay be coming to London with us.
Have you finished cleaning the spare room?
I cant believe its not here yet!
Why aren't you ready yet?
Complete this sentence with the correct word.
We ______ waiting for an hour at the station!
A tutor is writing a report about where the progress files for all her students are kept. Which of these sentences uses apostrophes correctly?
All of the students' files are locked in the cupboard.
All of the students file's are locked in the cupboard.
All of the student's files are locked in the cupboard.
All of the students files' are locked in the cupboard.
You find this advert in your local paper. Which lines have spelling mistakes?
(1) Do you need help with your English?
(2) Local English tutor for hire. I can help you with:
(3) • GCSE exam revision.
(4) • Practising you’re grammar, spelling and punctuation.
(5) • ESOL (English for speakers of other languages)
(6) • Other English tests.
(7) Pleas email me at Englishtutor@gmail.com for more information.
Lines 4 and 7
Lines 6 and 1
Lines 5 and 4
Lines 7 and 2
Which of these sentences use commas correctly? Choose two.
I need to buy eggs milk butter strawberries.
Check the oil levels, water and fuel.
We need to buy some stamps, a packet of envelopes, three pairs of socks, and a mixing bowl.
When I surveyed the traffic I counted three lorries, eighteen cars, five motorbikes and a caravan.
Make sure you pack your toothbrush, a change of clothes, shampoo, conditioner.
Read the following text. What is the main purpose of the text?
Mammoth 5 man tent on sale now! Luxury features including:
• Lightweight and strong carbon fibre frame
• High-tech waterproof fabric
• Inner mosquito netting
• Easy to assemble guide – only takes 20 minutes!
Buy now at all good camping stores.
To show you how to put up a tent
To persuade you to buy the tent
To describe the tent
What is the main purpose of this text?
To show people how to sign up for Netview.
To persuade people to buy a Netview subscription.
To describe Netview to people
To give people information about Netview
Which of these sentences would be the best sentence to back up this opinion?
We should build more wind farms.
Nuclear energy is potentially dangerous.
One wind farm produces enough electricity to power 1,500 homes a year!
Some people say that wind farms are unsightly and ugly.
We should use fewer fossil fuels.
You are planning to go on a camping holiday and read this online.
Camping in Britain
Camping is a great way to relax and enjoy the countryside. There are many campsites across the country that cater for any needs. It is important, however, to make sure that you plan carefully.
1) Be sure to book in advance. Many campsites are overbooked during the summer months.
2) There’s nothing like a campfire, but remember to check beforehand that the campsite you are visiting allows open fires!
3) Make sure you check the weather before setting out, and pack properly.
4) If you are thinking of bringing a dog, please check that the campsite you are visiting allows dogs.
According to this text, what must you remember if you want to have a campfire?
Campsites don't allow campfires. You would not be allowed one.
Most campsites allow fires, so you would probably be OK.
Check with the campsite before you book. Some do not allow open fires.
Make sure you bring a portable fire extinguisher.
According to this text, why should you book in advance?
Because you want to get a really nice pitch for your tent.
Because campsites are often overbooked during summer.
Because campsites want to know in advance how many people will be staying.
Because you will need to take out travel insurance as well.
Which of these sentences are correct? Choose two.
Wear are my keys?
Their going on holiday in August.
The train station is just over there.
Where are we going tonight then?
That's not the write way to change a plug!
If you know the name of the person you are writing a letter to, you should end the letter with "Yours faithfully"
Below is some text from a formal letter of complaint. What would be the best sentence to end this text?
I am contacting you regarding the late running of trains from Sittingbourne station to London. I understand that some delays are unavoidable, however for the last week only one of your trains has run to time.
I'm really upset about this.
I don't think this is how you should run a train company.
I feel that this is an unacceptable level of service.
I'm not going to use your company again!
Which of these sentences are correct? Check two.
John collected the insurance; because the house had burnt down.
She returned the computer after she noticed it was damaged.
The house, at the end of the street, burnt down last night.
We must pick up a decent tent this year and, remember to get a waterproof one this time!
To all staff:
We were planning on using the function room above the Bell and Crown for the Christmas party, _______________ they have told us they are fully booked in December. We have two choices. ________ we could try and find another venue. ___________ we could arrange the Christmas party, or thirdly we could hold the Christmas party in the office. I know that none of these are ideal, but if you could all email me with your preferred option. I will wait ____ I have heard from most of you before making a decision.
What words belong in the gaps above?
Therefore, firstly, secondly, when
However, firstly, secondly, until
However, secondly, until, firstly
Whenever, firstly, secondly, when
What would be the right way to end this online review?
"When I bought the Blueberry Mk3 phone, I was a bit worried. I had never used a Blueberry before, but I was very happy with how easy it was to pick up! I love the menu options, and the easy access to emails and texts. The camera is very good."
I wouldn't recommend this phone at all.
This phone is O.K.
I would definitely recommend this phone to my friends!
You want to find out some information about camping. Which of the following websites would you read first?
"Buy now - low, low prices on all tents!"
"Choose a campsite from anywhere in the UK, and book up to three months in advance"
"New to camping? Let our easy to read guide help you out"
Read this following extract from an online debate.
"If you believe the "experts", internet piracy is the worst thing to happen to the entertainment industry. Let's have a look at some of those claims, shall we? Firstly...."
What do you think the writer's opinion on internet piracy might be?
The writer thinks that internet piracy is the worst thing to happen to the entertainment industry.
The writer agrees with experts on internet piracy.
The writer doesn't really have an opinion on internet piracy.
The writer has doubts about what experts are saying about internet piracy.