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Upper Intermediate Quick Check Test 3A
4 Match 1–11 with a)–k).
1 on the
d __ a) proximity to
2 densely
b) between
3 in close
c) slopes
4 off the
d) edge of
5 half-way
e) peninsula
6 summit
f) crow flies
7 northern
g) forested
8 barren
h) populated
9 heavily
i) location
10 remote
j) coast of
11 as the
k) of a mountain
Grammar
1 Match 1–6 with a)–f).
1 I used
b
2 It took her nearly a year to get
3 When we lived in Spain, we’d
4 Be careful. You’re not used to
5 They didn’t
6 He loves working at home but can’t get used
a) use to eat spicy food but they quite like it now.
b) to go running every day after work.
c) to organising his time.
d) go to bed late and sleep in the afternoon.
e) used to living alone.
f) driving on the right.
5
10
2 Underline the correct alternative.
1 I expect they ’ll / ’re going to be late again.
2 They say it might / ’s likely to be sunny tomorrow
but I think it won’t / ’ll rain.
3 Look! That car ’s going to / may well crash into
the bus!
4 The library usually opens / is opening at 9 and
closes / closing at 5.30.
5 I won’t take / ’m taking a sandwich in case I get /
’ll get hungry.
6 You ’re definitely missing / ’ll definitely miss the
plane. It leaves / ’s going to leave at 12.30 and it’s
already 12 o’clock.
7 He’s a very promising footballer. There’s a good
chance that he may well / ’ll play for England one
day.
10
Vocabulary
ignore
neglect
3 I don’t watch the news on TV. They’re so
depressing.
4 Don’t forget to take your sports equipments.
5 Can I have some informations about the
accommodation?
5
Pronunciation
6 Match the words 1–6 with the stress patterns
a)–f).
1 concrete
c
a) oOoo
2 remains
b) oooOo
3 accommodation
c) Oo
4 facilities
d) ooOoo
5 whereabouts
e) oO
6 electricity
f) Ooo
5
3 Complete the sentences with the correct form of
the words in the box.
off
5 Underline the mistake in each sentence and
write the correct word.
1 We used to play card a lot.
cards
2 Did you bring any soaps in your luggage?
get
stubborn
give
1 Never put something off until tomorrow if you
can do it today.
2 The poor dog was hungry and suffering from
.
3 He shouldn’t always
in to his boss’s
demands.
4 She’s very
and completely
her
parent’s advice.
5 Sorry, I must go. I have to
on with an
urgent report.
Functions
7 Complete the words in the sentences.
1 The p o i n t is to try to get to checkmate.
2 The way it w
is that you r
the dice to
see who starts.
3 The k
thing is to sieve the icing sugar before
you s
it on the cake.
4A
you’ve done that, u
the
machine.
5 The a
is to make the sauce smooth so s
it
over a low heat.
6 The last t
you do is d
-click on
this icon to save your work.
10
5
Total:
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Upper Intermediate Quick Check Test 3B
Grammar
1 Match 1–6 with a)–f).
1 I used
b
2 We didn’t
3 He could never get used
4 She’s not used to
5 When they lived in Spain, they got
6 In the summer, we
a) driving on the right. It’ll be hard at first.
b) to go running every day after work.
c) would play on the beach all day.
d) used to eating late.
e) use to like Mexican food but we often eat it now.
f) to the high temperatures in India.
10
2 Underline the correct alternative.
1 I expect they’ll / ’re going to be late again.
2 They ’re probably missing / ’ll probably miss the
start of the film. It starts / ’s going to start at 6.00
and it’s already 5.30.
3 She’s a brilliant tennis player. There’s a good
chance that she may well / ’ll play at Wimbledon
next year.
4 They say we might / ’re likely to win but I don’t
think we might / will.
5 Look! That man ’s going to / may well walk in
front of the bus!
6 The museum usually opens / is opening at 10 and
closes / closing at 6.30.
7 I won’t take / ’m taking an umbrella in case it
rains / ’ll rain.
10
Vocabulary
4 Match 1–11 with a)–k).
1 on the
i __ a) proximity to
2 northern
b) forested
3 barren
c) populated
4 heavily
d) location
5 remote
e) coast of
6 as the
f) of a mountain
7 densely
g) between
8 in close
h) slopes
9 off the
i) edge of
10 half-way
j) peninsula
11 summit
k) crow flies
5
5 Underline the mistake in each sentence and
write the correct word.
1 We used to play card a lot.
cards
2 Did you put any liquids in your luggages?
3 Please throw away the remain of the food. It
smells bad.
4 Did he inform them of his whereabout at the time
of the murder?
5 They’ve moved to the outskirt of the town.
6 Could you tell me more about the sceneries around
here?
5
Pronunciation
6 Match the words 1–6 with the stress patterns
a)–f).
1 concrete
e
a) oOoo
2 proximity
b) oOo
3 electricity
c) ooOo
4 information
d) oooOo
5 accommodation
e) Oo
6 equipment
f) ooOoo
5
3 Complete the sentences with the correct form of
the words in the box.
off
criticise
care
on
in
Functions
stubborn
1 Never put something off until tomorrow if you
can do it today.
2 She’s always the one who gives
and
does what her friends want to do.
3 The more you
her, the more
she gets.
4 Sorry, I must go. I have to get
with
cooking dinner for my boss.
5 Virtual pets are useful for teaching kids how to
take
of animals.
5
7 Complete the words in the sentences.
1 The p o i n t is to try to get to checkmate.
2B
, the o
of the game is to
be the first to guess the word.
3 If the machine j
, call me to fix it.
4 The m
thing is to s
the icing sugar
before you sprinkle it on the biscuits.
5A
you’ve finished using the drill, p
the off button and u
it.
6 The w
it works is that you s
the soup
over a low heat until it’s smooth.
10
Total:
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Upper Intermediate Quick Check Test 4A
Grammar
1 Underline the correct alternative.
1 When we got / had got to the station, the train
left / had left .
2 He was / ’d been waiting for her to call for an hour
when the phone suddenly was ringing / rang. He
hesitated / was hesitating for a moment and then
had picked / picked it up.
3 They had / were having a picnic in the woods
when it had begun / began to rain heavily. They ’d
been jumping / jumped up and ran to the car.
4 I’d read / been reading my book for hours when I
suddenly had noticed / noticed the time. I’d been
missing / missed lunch!
10
2 Match 1–6 with a)–f).
1 I wish I
c
2 If only he
3 I wish she
4 I should
5 I wish I’d
6 I shouldn’t
4 Complete the sentences with the words from
the box and underline the correct proposition.
pity
gutted
kick thoughts
missed
took
1 It’s a pity I didn’t take up / off dancing when
I was younger.
2 Are you having second
about turning
down / over that job?
3 I should’ve set in / up a software company with
Dan in the 1990s. It was a
opportunity.
4 He was
when the lottery money ran off /
out and he had to sell his house.
5 I could
myself for not going to
university when I finished school. I put on / off
further study and now it’s too late.
6 She was brought up / on to love reading and
to writing novels in her 30s.
10
Pronunciation
5 Underline the word with a different vowel
sound in bold.
1 wish website lyrics pity
2 grown Rome bought phone
3 settle website second grew
4 take manga manual magazine
5 brought autobiography thought around
6 gossip online forum blog
a) have looked at more houses before I bought this
one. It was a terrible mistake.
b) grown up in the city. Country life was very
limited.
c) were lying on a beach now.
d) would give up smoking. He’d feel much better.
e) have taken on so much extra responsibility. I’m
exhausted.
f) wouldn’t criticise her friends all the time. It’s
quite upsetting.
5
Functions
6 Complete the sentences with the words from
the box.
10
Vocabulary
3 Complete the words in the sayings.
1 Every c l o u d has a silver l i n i n g.
2 Where there’s l
, there’s h
.
3 Let’s c
that bridge when we c
to it.
4 When in R
, do as the R
do.
5 What g
around, c
around.
6 Nothing v
, nothing g
.
5
fan keen
about
I’m what
it
the
that
into
love
couldn’t
1 I’m a big fan of Manga comics. I grew up with
them.
2
I don’t like about blogs is
most of them are nonsense.
3I
stand poetry when I was at school but
I’m quite keen on
now.
4
thing I like
website forums is
that you find a wide range of opinions.
5 I’m not that
on his music. The lyrics are
so depressing.
6
really not
reading e-books.
What I
are real books made of paper.
10
Total:
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Upper Intermediate Quick Check Test 4B
Grammar
1 Underline the correct alternative.
1 When we got / had got to the station, the train left
/ had left .
2 I’d read / been studying for hours when I suddenly
had realised / realised it was after midnight. I’d
been missing / missed dinner!
3 She was / ’d been waiting for the bus for fifteen
minutes when it was starting / started raining. So
she took / was taking out her mobile and called / had
called for a taxi.
4 When they ’d been arriving / arrived at their hotel,
the sun set / had set and a silvery moon was rising /
rose in the sky.
10
4 Complete the sentences with the words from
the box and underline the correct proposition.
pity
giving kick
second
took
hindsight
opportunity
1 It’s a pity I didn’t take up / off dancing when I
was younger.
2 I could
myself for not giving off / up
smoking years ago.
3 She was brought up / on to love reading and
to writing novels in her 30s.
4 I’m having
thoughts about taking on /
over more staff.
5 With
, I wish we’d travelled more before
we settled in / down.
6 I put on / off going to university when I was
younger. I realise now it was a missed
.
10
2 Match 1–6 with a)–f).
1 I wish I
c
2 I wish I’d
3 I shouldn’t
4 If only she
5 I wish he
6 I should
Pronunciation
a) would take up sport. She’d be much fitter.
b) have bought this house. It’s not at all suitable for
me.
c) were lying on a beach now.
d) wouldn’t smoke so much. He wouldn’t cough all
the time.
e) have accepted that job. It was perfect for me.
f) grown up in the country. City life was very
unhealthy.
10
5 Underline the word with a different vowel
sound in bold.
1 wish website lyrics pity
2 brought autobiography around august
3 grown Romans bought phone
4 settle grew website second
5 poetry opportunity biography blog
6 manga manual take magazine
5
Functions
6 Complete the sentences with the words from
the box
fan
on
into
about
is
what
thing that
stand
don’t
quite
Vocabulary
3 Complete the words in the sayings.
1 Every c l o u d has a silver l i n i n g.
2 Where there’s s
, there’s f
.
3 What g
around, c
around.
4 Nothing v
, nothing g
.
5 Let’s c
that bridge when we c
to it.
6 When in R
, do as the R
do.
5
1 I’m a big fan of Manga comics. I grew up with
them.
2 I’m not
keen on his music. The lyrics
are so depressing.
3 What I
like about blogs
that
most of them are nonsense.
4 I couldn’t
poetry when I was at school
but I’m
keen
it now.
5 I’m not
reading gossip magazines.
I really love are detective novels.
6 The
I like
website forums is
that there’s a wide range of different opinions.
10
Total:
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Upper Intermediate Tests Answer Key
Quick Check Test 3A
Quick Check Test 4A
1:
2:
1:
3:
4:
5:
6:
7:
2e 3d 4f 5a 6c
2 ’s likely / ’ll
3 ’s going to
4 usually opens / closes
5 ’m taking / get
6 ’ll definitely miss / leaves
7 ’ll
2 neglect 3 give 4 stubborn / ignores
5 get
2h 3a 4j 5b 6k 7c 8e 9g 10i 11f
2 soap 3 It’s 4 equipment 5 information
2e 3b 4a 5f 6d
2 works / roll
3 key / sprinkle
4 After / unplug
5 aim / stir
6 thing / double
2:
3:
4:
5:
6:
2 ’d been / rang / hesitated / picked
3 were having / began / jumped
4 been reading / noticed / missed
2d 3f 4a 5b 6e
2 life / hope
3 cross / come
4 Rome / Romans
5 goes / comes
6 ventured / gained
2 thoughts / down
3 up / missed
4 gutted / out
5 kick / off
6 up / took
2 bought 3 grew 4 take 5 around
6 forum
2 What / that 3 couldn’t / it 4 The / about
5 keen 6 I’m / into / love
Quick Check Test 3B
1:
2:
3:
4:
5:
6:
7:
2e 3f 4a 5d 6c
2 ’ll probably miss / starts
3 ’ll play
4 ’re likely / will
5 ’s going to
6 usually opens / closes
7 ’m taking / rains
2 in 3 criticise / stubborn 4 on 5 care
2h 3j 4b 5d 6k 7c 8a 9e 10g 11f
2 luggage 3 remains 4 whereabouts
5 outskirts 6 scenery
2a 3f 4c 5d 6b
2 Basically / object
3 jams
4 main / sieve
5 After / press / unplug
6 way / stir
Quick Check Test 4B
1:
2:
3:
4:
5:
6:
2 been studying / realised / missed
3 ’d been / started / took / called
4 arrived / had set / was rising
2f 3b 4a 5d 6e
2 smoke / fire
3 goes / comes
4 ventured / gained
5 cross / come
6 Rome / Romans
2 kick / up
3 up / took
4 second / on
5 hindsight / down
6 off / opportunity
2 around 3 bought 4 grew 5 poetry
6 take
2 that 3 don’t / is 4 stand / quite / on
5 into / What 6 thing / about
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