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Practice & Consolidation Writing Speaking Exam Practice (ECCE & FCE) Each pack contains: ✦ Student's
Practice & Consolidation Writing Speaking Exam Practice (ECCE & FCE) Each pack contains: ✦ Student's

Practice & ConsolidationWriting Speaking Exam Practice (ECCE & FCE) Each pack contains: ✦ Student's Coursebook ✦ Practice

WritingPractice & Consolidation Speaking Exam Practice (ECCE & FCE) Each pack contains: ✦ Student's Coursebook

SpeakingPractice & Consolidation Writing Exam Practice (ECCE & FCE) Each pack contains: ✦ Student's Coursebook

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Vocabulary Quizzes (Units 1-15) Vocabulary Quiz 1 Vocabulary Quiz 2 Vocabulary Quiz 3 Vocabulary Quiz

Vocabulary Quizzes (Units 1-15)

Vocabulary Quiz 1 Vocabulary Quiz 2 Vocabulary Quiz 3 Vocabulary Quiz 4 Vocabulary Quiz 5 Vocabulary Quiz 6 Vocabulary Quiz 7 Vocabulary Quiz 8 Vocabulary Quiz 9 Vocabulary Quiz 10 Vocabulary Quiz 11 Vocabulary Quiz 12 Vocabulary Quiz 13 Vocabulary Quiz 14 Vocabulary Quiz 15

 

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Final 1-15

 

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Writing (ECCE and FCE)

 

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Speaking (ECCE and FCE)

 

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Practice Exams (ECCE and FCE)

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ECCE (Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading) FCE (Reading, Use of English)

Vocabulary Quizzes B1

Vocabulary Quizzes

B1

vocabulary quiz 1 (unit 1) * Complete each sentence with a word from the box.

vocabulary quiz 1 (unit 1)

* Complete each sentence with a word from the box.

brilliant expects fires explain ignores out lonely researchers agree achievements

brilliant

expects

expects

brilliant expects fires explain ignores out lonely researchers

fires

explain

explain

ignores

ignores

out lonely
out
lonely

researchersbrilliant expects fires explain ignores out lonely

agree achievements outrageous up

agree

achievements

achievements

outrageous

outrageous

agree achievements outrageous up

upagree achievements outrageous

1

Our science teacher

 

us to do homework every day.

2

Prices in the supermarket go

 

all the time.

 

3

I feel

 

at my new school because I don’t know many people.

4

Please

 

this maths problem to me.

 

5

Everyone

 

Anna at school: she hasn’t got any friends.

6

I’m bored. Let’s go

 

!

7

You’re right. I

 

with you.

 

8

Mr Jameson is a really

 

teacher. All his students love history now!

9

That makes me very angry. It’s

 

!

10

In the summer, there are usually lots of forest

 

in my country.

11

Most people know about her great

 

in maths.

12

Ten

work at this science centre.

 

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: successful, prove, admit.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 2 (unit 2)

* 1 Choose A, B or C.

1 I

this painting from my grandmother.

 

A

opened

B inherited

C expanded

2

Douglas

ancient Asian art.

A

admires

B starts

C finishes

3

The palace is a great

to visit.

A

ceiling

B place

C gap

4

We

to go to Russia in April.

 

A

included

B understood

C decided

5 There are lots of wonderful mosaics and

A sculptures

B revolutions

!

B enormous

6 The Smiths aren’t poor – they’re

A decorative

in our town’s art museum. C gaps

C rich

* 2 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 There are always some new exhibits on

1 There are always some new exhibits on

2 I always spend

2 I always spend

3 The skateboarding competition takes

3 The skateboarding competition takes

4 Did you see the paintings John brought

4 Did you see the paintings John brought

5 54 students took

5 54 students took

6 Do you like the works of

6 Do you like the works of

A part in Sports Day this year.

B time with my friends at weekends.

C display at this museum.

D art in the palace?

E back from his travels?

F place every September.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: endless, attack (v), declare.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 3 (unit 3)

* 1 Match the words (1-6) with their opposites (A-F).

1 long

2 ill

3 suburban

4 leave

5 extraordinary

6 pick up

centrallong 2 ill 3 suburban 4 leave 5 extraordinary 6 pick up ordinary drop off healthy

ordinaryill 3 suburban 4 leave 5 extraordinary 6 pick up central drop off healthy short join

drop off4 leave 5 extraordinary 6 pick up central ordinary healthy short join A B C D

healthyleave 5 extraordinary 6 pick up central ordinary drop off short join A B C D

shortextraordinary 6 pick up central ordinary drop off healthy join A B C D E F

join6 pick up central ordinary drop off healthy short A B C D E F *

A

B

C

D

E

F

* 2 Complete each sentence with a word from the box.

member accompanied journalist leader managed faced

member

accompanied

accompanied

member accompanied journalist

journalist

leader

leader

leader managed faced

managed

leader managed faced

faced

1 The people

serious difficulties during the drought.

2 Three teachers

3 The four women

the children on the school trip to the museum.

to get to the top of Mount Everest last week.

4 The

5 I am not a

6 The

of the expedition was only 23 years old.

of the geographical society, but Miranda is.

wrote four articles about the forest fires last summer.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: educate, reach, recover.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 4 (unit 4)

* 1 Choose A, B or C.

1 There are lots of pigeon

on the balcony.

A

storms

B ladders

C feathers

2 Emma rarely

mistakes in maths.

A

suffers

B draws

C makes

3 Henry is scared

cats.

A

of

B from

C for

4 Please don’t make a

A noise

. I’m doing my homework at the moment.

B picture

C fear

5 My little sister usually

away when I ask her to help me with something.

A

flies

B runs

C puts

6 this information in the encyclopaedia.

I

A found

B treated

C bought

* 2 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 Katrina likes to have a bubble

1 Katrina likes to have a bubble

2 I didn’t want to turn

2 I didn’t want to turn

3 The book is about a therapist’s case

3 The book is about a therapist’s case

4 Martha had a beach

4 Martha had a beach

5 I really like roller

5 I really like roller

6 Dad asked me to get

6 Dad asked me to get

A party for her birthday last summer.

B down John’s invitation, but I was too ill to go to his party.

C off the sofa and help him make dinner.

D studies, and it’s very interesting!

E bath when she is tired.

F coasters, but my brother hates them.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: cuddly, cope, enemy.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 5 (unit 5)

* Fill each gap with a word from the box.

wandered lived attraction delicious resort enormous block borrowed hire watch race

wandered

wandered lived attraction delicious resort enormous

lived

attraction

attraction

wandered lived attraction delicious resort enormous

delicious

resort

resort

wandered lived attraction delicious resort enormous

enormous

block borrowed hire watch race provide

block

borrowed

borrowed

block borrowed hire watch race provide

hire

block borrowed hire watch race provide

watch

block borrowed hire watch race provide

race

provide

provide

1

We saw some

 

ships at the port this morning.

2

My sister

 

e50 from me last week.

 

3

We live in a big

 

of flats in the city centre.

4

Everyone had fun at the boat

 

on Saturday.

5

The new hotel will

 

accommodation for lots of tourists.

6

When I was a baby, my family and I

 

in Canada.

7

We

around the market for three hours yesterday!

8

We’re going to

 

a car and drive around the island.

9

We had some

 

snacks at Peter’s party last night.

10

The Johnsons went to a big ski

 

in January.

11

I am going to

 

a DVD with Mike tonight.

 

12

London is a very big tourist and do.

 

because it’s got lots of interesting things to see

 

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: adventurous, vision, reality.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 6 (unit 6)

* 1 Match the words (1-6) with their opposites (A-F).

1 succeed

2 life

3 rich

4 difficult

5 wife

6 north

death). 1 succeed 2 life 3 rich 4 difficult 5 wife 6 north husband poor south

husbandsucceed 2 life 3 rich 4 difficult 5 wife 6 north death poor south easy fail

poor2 life 3 rich 4 difficult 5 wife 6 north death husband south easy fail A

south3 rich 4 difficult 5 wife 6 north death husband poor easy fail A B C

easyrich 4 difficult 5 wife 6 north death husband poor south fail A B C D

fail4 difficult 5 wife 6 north death husband poor south easy A B C D E

A

B

C

D

E

F

* 2 Choose A, B or C.

1 The band

its first album in 2005.

A released

B prevented

2 I’m very happy because George has

A mixed

B happened

C tortured

to play a few songs at my party! C agreed

3 I want my children to

A bring

B

get

a very good education. C show

4 You usually need a(n)

if you want to perform live.

A emperor

B message

C amplifier

5 This cinema usually

interesting films.

A shows

B starts

C decides

6 I’m going

A in

a walk with Lucy tomorrow morning.

B

for

C over

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words/phrases in each sentence: arrest, share (n), end up.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 7 (unit 7)

* 1 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 This type of curved

1 This type of curved

2 Scientists have found out that early

2 Scientists have found out that early

3 My favourite member of my extended

3 My favourite member of my extended

4 We know that the sea

4 We know that the sea

5 They think that global

5 They think that global

6 In some places, the ice

6 In some places, the ice

A family is my cousin Sheila.

B sheet is two kilometres thick.

C warming will make this area a desert.

D sword is called a “sabre”.

E level rose at the end of the ice age.

F humans lived here 40,000 years ago.

* 2 Fill each gap with a word from the box.

factors glaciers hemisphere

factors

glaciers

glaciers

hemisphere

hemisphere

individual mammoths stage

individual

mammoths

mammoths

individual mammoths stage

stage

1

Australia is in the southern

 

.

2

are like rivers of ice, and they move very, very slowly.

 

3

were similar to elephants.

 

4

The team captain gave a different piece of advice to each

 

team member.

5

Which of those

 

do you think is the most important one?

6

At some

during the holiday, he’ll get bored with sitting on the beach.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: combination, explanation, extinction.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 8 (unit 8)

* 1 Choose A, B or C.

1

The colours

in the sun.

A

faded

B melted

C separated

2 My father was a poor

A engineer

who worked on the land. C peasant

B sculptor

3 She wrote

notes of everything they said.

 

A

obvious

B detailed

C caged

4

Ms Finn teaches

mathematics.

A

advanced

B strict

C leading

5 He always needs more wood for his

.

 

A

mechanics

B carpentry

C sculpting

6 I was

up by my grandparents when my parents died.

A brought

B separated

C ended

* 2 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 Don’t compare

1 Don’t compare

2 The film is set

2 The film is set

3 He’s experimenting

3 He’s experimenting

4 On school days, I usually set

4 On school days, I usually set

5 She’s learning

5 She’s learning

6 John worked

6 John worked

A in India during the war.

B my alarm for 7 o’clock.

C on this painting for months.

D about making kites.

E with a new building technique.

F your muscles to the elephant’s.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: undoubtedly, modelling, impressive.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 9 (unit 9)

* 1 Fill each gap with a word from the box.

direction disorder group move value skin

direction

direction disorder group

disorder

direction disorder group

group

move value skin

move

move value skin

value

skin

skin

1 This mobile phone is of no

2 It will be a step in the right

3 I wish someone would make a

if it doesn’t work.

if you stop smoking.

to deal with the problem.

4 Karen is much too thin; she’s just

5 My doctor’s advice was for me to join a support

6 Fred has gone to see a doctor about his eating

and bones!

.

.

* 2 Choose A, B or C.

1 I can’t put

with all this noise.

A

through

B off

C up

2 Do you

from depression?

A

suffer

B affect

C alarm

3 They were afraid to

A put

B admit

out that I had a problem. C point

4 My teacher never encourages me; she usually tries to put me

A away

B down

C behind

5 Sometimes, when he gets very angry, he

control.

.

A

values

B avoids

C loses

6 Does this shop

healthy food?

A

stock

B offer

C encourage

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: promote, condition (n), disgust (v).

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 10 (unit 10)

* 1 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 My sister is thinking of taking

1 My sister is thinking of taking

2 Don’t think that someone will always come

2 Don’t think that someone will always come

3 I have to look

3 I have to look

4 Mr Black sometimes picks

4 Mr Black sometimes picks

5 I hope you’re looking

5 I hope you’re looking

6 Unfortunately, she fell

6 Unfortunately, she fell

A after Daisy’s cat this week.

B forward to the party.

C up fishing.

D over and broke her arm.

E along and help you.

F on me because I don’t like football.

* 2 Fill each gap with a word from the box.

benefit bully corridor case coward coach

benefit

bully corridor
bully
corridor
case coward
case
coward

coach

benefit bully corridor case coward coach

1 Helen wants to be a swimming

.

2 Jim is quite weak, but he is certainly not a

3 What is the

of doing that?

.

4 Roger thinks I’m scared of him, but that’s not the

5 Fortunately, not everyone was afraid of the

6 Some naughty children run races in the

.

.

.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: surroundings, responsible, mainstream.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 11 (unit 11)

* 1 Choose A, B or C.

1 We read a short

from his autobiography for our history class.

 

A

example

B sense

C extract

2

I prefer

cuisine to modern fast food.

A

abandoned

B traditional

C magical

3 They had a

A ceremony

to give the baby his name.

B community

C harmony

4 The tribe’s elders teach hunting

A ancestors

B generations

to the younger members. C skills

5 Who is

A aware

for breaking Mum’s vase?

B responsible

C involved

6 I think there should be complete

A identity

B equality

between men and women. C expectancy

* 2 Match the synonyms.

1 survive

2 protect

3 education

4 look out

5 damage

6 produce

harm2 protect 3 education 4 look out 5 damage 6 produce learning stay alive make/create be

learningprotect 3 education 4 look out 5 damage 6 produce harm stay alive make/create be careful

stay alive3 education 4 look out 5 damage 6 produce harm learning make/create be careful look after

make/create4 look out 5 damage 6 produce harm learning stay alive be careful look after A

be careful5 damage 6 produce harm learning stay alive make/create look after A B C D E

look after6 produce harm learning stay alive make/create be careful A B C D E F Optional

A

B

C

D

E

F

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: exhibition, sacred, symbol.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 12 (unit 12)

* 1 Choose A, B or C.

1 That satellite has been

the Earth for 14 months.

A

travelling

B flying

C orbiting

2 The scientists wanted to

the Antarctic.

A

explore

B survive

C litter

3 When are you going to throw away all this old

?

A

junk

B surface

C gravity

4 The car isn’t

enough to get up the hill.

A

international

B powerful

C gentle

5 The film

for three hours, so afterwards we were very tired.

A held

B landed

6 There aren’t many other children living in my

A ground

B neighbourhood

C lasted

.

C object

* 2 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 After dinner, Mum made me do

1 After dinner, Mum made me do

2 Peter works too hard! I think it would do

2 Peter works too hard! I think it would do

3 I can’t get on the moving train unless it slows

3 I can’t get on the moving train unless it slows

4 You don’t have to win the game; just do

4 You don’t have to win the game; just do

5 At first an animal was sent

5 At first an animal was sent

6 Before you hand in your homework, make

6 Before you hand in your homework, make

A your best.

B him good to have a rest.

C into space, and then it was safe for people.

D the washing up.

E sure you’ve written your name on it.

F down a bit.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: flight, communication, upwards.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 13 (unit 13)

* 1 Fill each gap with a word from the box.

proud crowded rude attractive popular upset regular
proud
crowded
rude
attractive
popular
upset
regular

1 The bus was

, so I didn’t get a seat.

2 I knew Josh was

3 If you weren’t so

because his face had turned red.

, people would like you more.

4 The most

5 I was very

6 I know all the names of our times.

member of the band receives ten bags of fan mail per week!

of my brother when he wrote his first book.

customers because I’ve seen them so many

7 I tidied my room to make it look more

.

* 2 Fill each gap with a word from the box.

arrange   peel pack discover train allow ignore afford

arrange

 
arrange   peel pack discover

peel

arrange   peel pack discover

pack

arrange   peel pack discover

discover

train allow ignore afford

train

train allow ignore afford

allow

train allow ignore afford

ignore

train allow ignore afford

afford

1

I try to

the noise outside when I’m studying.

2

Please

the vegetables nicely on the plate.

3

Can you really

 

to buy such a large flat?

4

Don’t forget to

 

your suitcases for tomorrow’s trip.

5

that carrot before you put it in the salad.

6

Scientists are hoping to

 

a cure for that disease.

7

Will his parents

 

him to visit me in Australia?

8

Serious athletes must

 

for several hours a day.

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words/phrases in each sentence: run out (of), load (v), patient (adj).

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 14 (unit 14)

* 1 Match the halves to make sentences.

1 Alex is capable

1 Alex is capable

2 She never goes out because she’s obsessed

2 She never goes out because she’s obsessed

3 I went to the cinema instead

3 I went to the cinema instead

4 Will you please offer me

4 Will you please offer me

5 Your explanation doesn’t make

5 Your explanation doesn’t make

6 He expresses his point

6 He expresses his point

7 He couldn’t explain why he was late, so he made

7 He couldn’t explain why he was late, so he made

A with video games.

B some suggestions about how to train my new puppy?

C up a story about a car accident.

D of finding very good information on the Net.

E of view in his newspaper articles.

F any sense to me.

G of staying at home to do my homework.

* 2 Choose A, B or C.

1 I don’t like magazines very much; I

A find

B gather

to read books. C prefer

2 Was Robin Hood a

A fictional

character or a real person?

B healthy

C shocked

3 He showed me how to do the exercise

A critically

B properly

.

C unfortunately

4 I think that my sister is too

A addicted

with her work; she never relaxes! C worried

B involved

5 Susan didn’t

A collect

that I’d painted my flat.

B handle

C notice

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words in each sentence: profile (n), identity, virtual.

QUIZZES

vocabulary quiz 15 (unit 15)

* 1 Match the synonyms.

1 stand in (for)

2 persuade

3 defend

4 remind

5 rude

6 peacefully

7 wonder

8 come up against

stand up for4 remind 5 rude 6 peacefully 7 wonder 8 come up against without fighting help somebody

without fightingrude 6 peacefully 7 wonder 8 come up against stand up for help somebody remember replace

help somebody remember7 wonder 8 come up against stand up for without fighting replace want to know confront

replaceagainst stand up for without fighting help somebody remember want to know confront convince not polite

want to knowstand up for without fighting help somebody remember replace confront convince not polite A B C

confrontwithout fighting help somebody remember replace want to know convince not polite A B C D

convincehelp somebody remember replace want to know confront not polite A B C D E F

not politesomebody remember replace want to know confront convince A B C D E F G H

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

* 2 Fill each gap with a word from the box.

f luently beat stand for suggest explain immigrant excuse
f luently
beat
stand for
suggest
explain
immigrant
excuse

1 If you are unhappy, I

you listen to some cheerful music.

2 When I asked her why she’d forgotten my birthday, she couldn’t think of a good

.

3 I stayed away from the bullies because I was afraid they would my money.

4 My friend Ling speaks Chinese

5 Khaled came to this country as a(n)

6 What do the letters ISS

.

?

; he is from Lebanon.

7 We asked our teacher to

why the answer was wrong.

me to get

Optional Task

Write three sentences of your own, using one of the following words/phrases in each sentence:

eventually, wander (v), stick up for.

QUIZZES

Exam Practice & Consolidation B1

Exam Practice & Consolidation

B1

Exam Practice & Consolidation (Units 1-3) ECCE Vocabulary Choose a, b, c or d. 1

Exam Practice & Consolidation (Units 1-3)

ECCE Vocabulary

Choose a, b, c or d. 1 We the beautiful painting of the old ship.
Choose a, b, c or d.
1 We
the beautiful painting of the old ship.

a expanded

b admired

c realized

d proved

2 boy, but he rarely gets good

Mike is a

marks.

a clever

b shy

c general

d royal

3 Tanya is a well-known

a governess

b explorer

c revolutionary

d expert

on Russian art.

4 The king died on 2 nd May, and he was 5 th May.

a expected

b accompanied

c buried

d inherited

on

5 The museum is going to buy fifty European

paintings, because it wants to

a grow

b educate

c expand

d threaten

its collection.

6 Vera Green became a

years ago.

a medal

b member

c captain

d mineral

of parliament two

7 Robert’s got a lot of good friends because his

skills are excellent.

a social

b decorative

c

d

preparatory

suburban

9

My brother helped me physics problem.

the answer to the

a find

b spend

c leave

d elect

10

The ship was

the command of a young man

called Edward Cook.

 

a below

b over

c under

d above

11

Norah Peterson’s first book wasn’t very popular with the general

a public

.

b continent

c wealth

d crossing

12

The boy felt very

on his first day of school

because he didn’t know anyone.

 

a lonely

b famous

c difficult

d popular

13

Sheila followed in her mother’s a journalist.

and became

a months

b exhibits

c footsteps

d achievements

 

14

Victor

his friend Sandra that he would help

her with the project.

 

a continued

b recovered

c decided

d promised

15

I don’t think that I’m capable Japanese in a year!

learning

a

b

for

of

8 Iris tried to work.

a expect

b change

c plan

d prove

that she was serious about her

c on

d

to

U 01-03

ECCE Grammar

ECCE Grammar Choose a , b , c or d . 1 Did you in the

Choose a, b, c or d.

1 Did you

in the city center?

a used to live

b living

c lived

d use to live

2 This is

train in the country!

a the fast

b faster

c fastest

d the fastest

3 I rarely

the bus to school on Mondays.

a am taking

b take

c taking

d was taking

4 This statue is

a the tallest

b taller

c tallest

d taller than

that one.

5 My son

when he was younger.

a use to ski

b used to ski

c was skiing

d is skiing

6 I am watching a DVD

.

a at the moment

b sometimes

c often

d once a week

7 My story is

a too

b as

good as Mark’s!

c enough

very

8 The boy was him.

d

unfriendly that no one liked

a such

b too

c so

d very

9

On Saturdays, we usually supermarket.

to the

a are going

b go

 

c going

d were going

10

We

for a new apartment this month.

a are looking

b use to look

c looking

 

d would look

11

We watched TV lesson.

it was time for our piano

a

about

b

afterwards

c

as

d

until

12

I

this mosaic in 2003.

a

made

b

am making

c

would make

d

used to make

13

My brother is

on the phone.

a always talks

b always talked

c always talking

d used to talk

14

“Did Jane tell you what happened?”

“No, we

lunch when she called.”

a have

b are having

c had

 

d were having

15

We

visit our granddad on Sundays.

a

sometimes

b forever

c continually

d constantly

U 01-03

FCE Use of English

Part 1

For questions 1-12 , read the text below and decide which answer ( A , B , 1-12, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

A Business Outsider

John Carter wanted to become the richest and most (0)

shop, and called it ‘Clobber’.

There, he sold beautiful and unusual skirts, blouses, trousers, dresses, and so on. He had lots of customers

because there were no (3) of money.

A year (5)

was doing very well, but the owner suddenly got very ill and had no choice but to sell her business. She became so ill that she couldn’t work any more, and she needed money to buy her medicine and pay her

hospital (7)

when they realised that John was the type of person who would (9) ill.

shopkeeper in his town, and this made him very

a lot

money. This business

(1)

with lots of people. In 2005, John opened a small women’s (2)

shops like it in town, and his prices were quite low. John soon (4)

, in 2006, John bought a shoe shop next to ‘Clobber’ for very (6)

. That’s why she accepted John’s (8)

offer. John’s friends and neighbours were shocked

advantage of somebody who was

However, now John’s dream was a reality. He was very (10)

! It was a great feeling, but it didn’t last

(11)

because, soon after he bought the shoe shop, people stopped talking to him. Day by day, John

(12)

all of his friends and his family. John was a very rich man, but a very lonely one too.

0

A positive

B successful

B successful

C enormous

 

D suburban

1

A unattractive

B unprepared

C

unpopular

D unsafe

2

A clothes

B wardrobe

C

outfit

D

set

3

A another

B other

C

less

D many

4

A reached

B took

C won

 

D made

5

A earlier

B after

C sooner

D later

6

A few

B many

C

little

D much

7

A prices

B bills

C credit

 

D money

8

A low

B small

C short

D decorative

9

A find

B get

C take

D

use

10

A wealthy

B endless

C

dizzy

D poor

11

A

far

B

a lot

C never

 

D long

12

A dropped

B

lost

C

fell

D declared

U 01-03

Part 2

For questions 1-12 , read the text below and think of the word which best fits each 1-12, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Art Collectors

For various reasons, lots of people are drawn (0)

to

the world of art collecting. Some collectors

spend a (1)

of their time and money looking for and buying art.

A work (2)

art can create very strong feelings in a person. Some collectors buy paintings, on because they love art and like to have it in their home. Others donate

sculptures, and (3)

the pieces they buy to museums so that they (4)

Another category of people view art collecting (6)

be enjoyed by (5)

general public.

a business, and they buy works in

(7)

to sell them and make a profit later.

Experts say (8)

original pieces of high quality. Good collectors show respect for the artists they buy from. A collector

should make (10) relationship (11)

becoming a serious collector, but most people who do these things say that it’s definitely worth

those who wish to (9)

serious art collectors must learn to spot

that both she/he and the artist get something they want from their working

as recognition or a fair price. Making serious art isn’t easy, and neither is

(12)

!

Part 3

For questions 1-10 , read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end 1-10, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (0).

A Victorian Adventurer

Isabella Bird was a British world (0)

traveller

and the author of many

TRAVEL

(1)

books such as A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains. Bird’s include taking part in an important military and

FASCINATE

other (2)

 

ACHIEVE

scientific expedition, and establishing several hospitals in China and Korea. She was also the first woman to be chosen to join the Royal (3) Society, a very important British (4)

.

GEOGRAPHY

ORGANISE

Bird was born in England in 1831 and, from a very early age, suffered from

(5)

 

health problems. That is why, when she was 21, Isabella’s

VARIETY

 

family sent her on a trip to North America. They hoped that travel would help to

 

improve her health. Travel seemed to be very good for her, both mentally and

(6)

.

PHYSICAL

Bird had an extremely (7)

 

life. In Hawaii, she climbed the

ADVENTURE

volcano Mauna Loa. In Japan, she stayed with the Ainu people, learning about their

(8)

way of life, and then she rode elephants around the Malay

TRADITION

Peninsula. In the late 1880s, she took a short course in (9)

 

NURSE

then headed east for places such as Armenia, Turkey, Korea and China.

Bird was, and still is, (10)

 

for her intelligent observations, her wit

FAME

and her great spirit of adventure.

U 01-03

Part 4 For questions 1- 8 , complete the second sentence so that it has

Part 4

For questions 1- 8, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words, including the word given. There is an example at the beginning (0).

0 He works so carefully that he never makes mistakes. WORKER

He is

such a careful worker

that he never makes mistakes.

1 I’m considering buying a computer. OF

I

a computer.

2 Most children know very little about the planets. MUCH Most children

3 Peter can draw better than Anita. AS Anita can’t

about the planets.

Peter.

4 When I got home, I took the dog for a walk. SOON

I took the dog for a walk

home.

5 used to dislike jazz, but now I love it. USE

I

I

like jazz, but now I love it.

6 Adam chose the smallest camera in the shop. SMALLER The camera Adam chose

7 These jeans are too small for me. BIG These jeans

8 Ms Brown isn’t as famous as Mr Black. MORE Mr Black

for me.

Ms Brown.

the others in the shop.

U 01-03

Exam Practice & Consolidation (Units 4-6) Choose a , b , c or d .

Exam Practice & Consolidation (Units 4-6)

Choose a , b , c or d . ECCE Vocabulary  

Choose a, b, c or d.

ECCE Vocabulary

 

1 Sarah made a

chocolate cake for the party.

9

Look! You can see the boat’s

from here!

a cuddly

 

a sails

 

b delicious

b perfumes

c dusty

c exhibitions

d hand-carved

d ships

 

2 The band gave their first

in Italy 2006.

10

John got very

when he heard about the war.

a documentary

 

a upset

 

b vision

b rich

c concert

c tall

d race

d ancient

3 David and I

around the shops all morning,

11

I’m not in the

to go skiing today. Sorry!

but we didn’t buy anything.

 

a message

 

a succeeded

 

b magnet

b started

c mood

c borrowed

d tour

d wandered

 

12

I wanted to

life in a different part of the

4 Last year, our school bought a new instruments for the music classroom.

of

world, so I moved to Japan in 2005.

a prevent

 

a vision

 

b experience

b map

c realise

 

c set

d establish

d port

 

13

I turned

Jim’s invitation because I won’t be

5 In 1953, my grandmother wrote a book about

here this weekend.

 

the

of war.

a out

 

a horrors

 

b over

b amplifiers

c off

c ladders

d down

d invitations

 

14

First, the swimming coach taught the child to in the water.

a disappear

6 Before I went to the village, I learnt about its traditional local

.

a temperature

 

b suffer

 

b overcoats

c fly

c conditions

d float

d culture

 

15

It will be a again.

a

big

time before we see Sophie

7 I can’t get you a bike for your birthday! I haven’t got that much money to

!

a

release

b

long

b

change

c

joyful

c

spare

d

new

d torture

 

8 This singer is very popular; he’s got Europe and North America.

all over

a messages

b fans

c steps

d visitors

U 04-06

ECCE Grammar

ECCE Grammar Choose a , b , c or d . 1 My birthday party’s on

Choose a, b, c or d.

1 My birthday party’s on Friday. It

great!

a is

b has been

c is going to be

d will have been

2 The train for London

a leaves

b has left

c left

d has been leaving

Laura

a is being

b was being

c is

3

in two hours.

a therapist for 18 years.

d has been

4 The baby has been sleeping

a at

b for

c since

d at

8 o’clock.

5 The scissors

a