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Tick the correct sentences.
A: How long have you been sitting in the hall waiting for the teacher to call you in?
B: I have been meeting her at noon but maybe she forgot about our meeting.
C: Have you tried knocking at the door to check if she is still in?
D: Hmm… No. Do you think I should? I have been waiting for half an hour now.
E: That's long enough. I have done the same thing yesterday. After some waiting, I have knocked at the classroom door.
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You will hear five different people talking about their favourite sport. For questions 1–5 choose from the list (A–F) the type of sport that each person does. Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use.

Which speaker...
A. used to be a champion?
B. has never played their favourite sport?
C. has been doing this sport since he/she was a child?
D. feels he/she made a mistake when they chose this sport?
E. had never tried the sport but enjoyed it from the first moment?
F. has been trying to play this sport for years but finds it very difficult?



1. Speaker 1 ________
2. Speaker 2 ________
3. Speaker 3 ________
4. Speaker 4 ________
5. Speaker 5 ________
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Complete the second sentence with one to three words so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given.



1. Sarah arrived on time for her meeting with the boss at 9. It's now 10.30 and the manager hasn't turned up yet.  (FOR)
Sarah has ________ more than one hour already.

2. Jane is not very good at DIY. This is the first time she has done up her room. (NEVER)
Jane has ________ her room before.

3. Stella was born in Milan but moved to Rome when she started high school. (SINCE)
Stella has been living in Rome ________ high school.

4. Believe me. This is a very good restaurant. There isn't a better one. (BEEN)
This is the best restaurant I ________ to.
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Choose the correct word or phrase.



1. It's really hot today. Time to rest. I could ________ a big ice cream!

2. He was one hour late and didn't know what to say. He ________ an excuse but nobody believed it.

3. The house is in good condition, apart from the kitchen which needs ________

4. She is brilliant. She can ________ wonderful stories to tell her children at bedtime.

5. All that rubbish you have accumulated over the years! Can't you ________ most of your souvenirs?

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Complete the sentences with the correct past tense of the verbs in brackets.



1) I have been studying for almost one hour now; that means I (start) ________ at three o'clock.  Now it's time for a break. Yesterday I (study) ________ non-stop for over three hours and afterwards I (feel) ________ really exhausted.

2) A nice smell (come) ________ from the kitchen. My mum (bake) ________ a chocolate cake. I (think) ________ it was time for tea, closed my books and (go) ________ to the kitchen.

3) Jane said she might be a little late so we (arrange) ________ to meet outside the cinema. But I (wait) ________ for almost half an hour now and she (not turn) ________ up yet. It's irritating because the film (already/start) ________.
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Complete each sentence with the correct word.



1. Housekeeping is hard work, but it is a wonderful feeling to have a home which is ________.
2. She is really ________ when she has to face hard work. I like her determination.
3. Friends should always try to ________ problems and talk about them openly.
4.His job is really ________; when he comes home in the evening he is dead tired.
5. In years I have collected all kinds of ________. Now, it's time to get rid of all that rubbish.
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Complete the sentences with doing or making.


1.My sister is very shy and has difficulty in ________ new friends.
2. ________ money cannot be your goal in life!
3.  What are the children ________ in my room? Not playing with my new computer, I hope.
4. She has plenty of hobbies and loves ________ her own furniture.
5. I might not pass the exam but I can tell you I am ________ my best.



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Choose the correct word between the two options given.



'We have been staying at this hotel ________ we arrived in Paris. It's now getting too expensive: staying at a hotel ________ a whole week in town will cost us an arm and a leg.'
'Well, don't worry. It's the ________ time we have taken a real holiday ________ our honeymoon and I think we deserve the best. After all, we have ________ taken a couple of weeks off work in spring, which is the best season to visit Paris.'

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Choose the correct option.


The 17th of March is ________ St Patrick's day. ________ person who was to become St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Wales about 385 AD. Far from being ________ saint, until he was 16 he considered himself ________ pagan. At that age, he was sold into slavery and during his captivity he became ________ Christian and adopted the name Patrick. His wish was to return to ________ Ireland to convert ________ native pagans to ________ Christianity. Today, ________ people celebrate the day with parades, wearing ________ green and drinking ________ beer.
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Add the correct linkers and phrases to join the sentences. Choose them from those in the list below.



'DIY Magazine'
The spotless kitchen

________ nobody wants to spend all their time cleaning.
________ minimise effort and maximise results with our tips and tricks!
________ plenty of products that can be used, but to get your stainless-steel sinks and taps brilliant, a quick wipe with a cream cleanser will be enough.
________ that to prevent blocked sinks, you should never pour animal fat down the drain. Every week you can pour boiling water down the sink; that will also help to keep it clear.
________ using a solution of water and white vinegar to clean the sink, which is less aggressive and environmentally friendly.
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