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SELF-CHECK UNIT TEST 11 Answer on a separate sheet of paper. Then check your answers. Follow the examples.

GRAMMAR
CONTRAST

(10 points)

EMPHASIS IN COMPARISONS

(5 points)

Connect the sentences using the conjunctions in brackets.

3 Emphasise the comparisons using


the words in brackets.

Id like to go. I dont have time (but). Id like to go but I dont have time. 1 He isnt very good-looking. Hes a very nice person (although). 2 The weather was terrible. We went swimming (however). 3 I like fish. I prefer meat (on the one hand / on the other hand). 4 I play football. I go jogging (not just / but also). 5 Classical music is perfect for relaxing. Rock is good to drive to (while). 6 This year Ill go to the beach. Ill go to the mountain (apart from that). 7 I dont have much money. Im happy (but in spite of that). 8 Its freezing. We must go out now (still). 9 He told me not to go. But I did (anyway). 10 I cant go to the party. I appreciate the invitation (nevertheless).
QUANTIFIERS

1 2 3 4 5

Hes the most stupid person I know (easily). Hes easily the most stupid person I know. Youre the most wonderful person Ive ever met (by far). Hes not the most effective secretary Ive ever worked with (by no means). His performance was worse than expected (even). This jackets small for me (rather). Hes the best student in class (very). VOCABULARY

BODY LANGUAGE

& CONVERSATIONS (2.5 points)

1 Match the words in the columns.

1
2 3 4 5 6

(10 points)

Put the quantifiers in the right columns.

1-a judo karate origami kendo Tai Chi shiatsu

a) martial art b) Japanese fighting art c) balance body and mind d) paper bird e) alternative medicine f) Bruce Lee & MUSIC (10 points)

CULTURAL DIVERSITY

(a) little / a bit of / a large number of / plenty of / (a) few / a great deal of / small amount of / loads of / small number of / tons of / masses of Considerable countable quantity Considerable uncountable quantity Limited countable quantity Limited uncountable quantity (a) little

2 Match the expressions and the


definitions.

variety / multicultural society / identity / roots / accent / social class / upbringing / grow up / ethnic background / minority / stereotype Different in quality, type or character = variety 1 Preconceived idea or belief. 2 Melting pot. 3 Who or what somebody or something is. 4 Small social group. 5 A persons connection with and feelings about his / her birthplace or family. 6 A particular social or geographically-located way of speaking. 7 A persons racial or national origin. 8 Become an adult. 9 Group of people who share similar politics, economic position and rank in society. 10 Care and education a person receives while growing up.

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3 Match the music words / expressions.

COOKING VERBS

(5 points)

Bangra / classical / clubber / drum n bass / gig / indie / jungle / keyboard / punk / reggae / vocals / ethnic music 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Asian music = Bangra Rap Singer Symphony Nightlife Instruments Performance Independent music Rhythmic drumming and singing & urban lyrics Piano Sex Pistols (5 points)

5 Answer the questions with the verbs from the box.

boil / drain / simmer / beat / cool / serve / grate / chop / pour / spread / sprinkle 1 What do you do with the eggs before making an omelette? 2 What do you do after boiling spaghetti? 3 What do you do when food is too hot? 4 What do you do with butter on bread? 5 What do you do when you add noodles to boiling water? 6 What do you do to onions before frying them? 7 What do you do when food is ready? 8 What do you do with Parmesan cheese when you put it on top of pasta dishes? 9 What do you do with wine when you serve it? 10 What do you do with vinegar on a salad? ERROR ANALYSIS (2.5 points)
Find and correct the mistakes

TRAVELLING

4 Complete with the right words from


the box.

trip / overnight / boredom / route / flight / skyscraper / scenery / board / spa / mall / journey We went on a trip to China last year. Im going to make a to Indonesia in July. How was your coach journey to London? Awful! Sleeping in a bus is a nightmare. 3 Americans call a what the English usually call a shopping centre. 4 You seem stressed. Why dont you spend a weekend in a and relax? 5 ! Thats unheard of in a place like New York. 6 Passengers flying to Paris, the plane through gate 15, please. 7 Last summer I saw some beautiful as we drove through the north of Spain towards France. 8 The Empire State building is no longer the highest in the world. 9 Ive booked you a direct to Los Angeles at 8.00 tomorrow. 10 Whats the shortest between Paris and Berlin? 1 2

1 2 3 4 5

I arrived to at the airport at 3 oclock. I like John in spite of he is very selfish. I only have few money left. Id better save more. There are very people on the street today. He isnt by no means the nicest person Ive met. I like football a lot of. TOTAL POINTS: ________ / 50

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ANSWER KEY
GRAMMAR

1 1 He isnt very good-looking although hes a very nice person.


2 The weather was terrible. However, we went swimming. 3 On the one hand, I like fish. On the other hand, I prefer meat. 4 I dont only play football but I also go jogging. 5 Classical music is perfect for relaxing while rock is good to drive to. 6 This year Ill go to the beach. Apart from that, Ill go to the mountain. 7 I dont have much money but in spite of that Im happy. 8 Its freezing. Still, we must go out now. 9 He told me not to go but I did anyway. 10 I cant go to the party. Nevertheless, I appreciate the invitation. 2 1 Considerable countable quantity: a large number of, plenty of, loads of, tons of, masses of. Considerable uncountable quantity: plenty of, a great deal of, loads of, tons of, masses of. Limited countable quantity: (a) few, a small number of. Limited uncountable quantity: a bit of, a small amount of. 3 1 Youre by far the most wonderful person Ive ever met. 2 Hes by no means the most effective secretary Ive ever worked with. 3 His performance was even worse than expected. 4 This jackets rather small for me. 5 Hes the very best student in class. VOCABULARY

1 2-f, 3-d, 4-b, 5-c, 6-e 2 1 stereotype 2 multicultural society 3 identity 4 minority 5 roots 6 accent 7 ethnic background 8 grow up
9 social class 10 upbringing 3 1 ethnic music 2 vocals 3 classical 4 clubber 5 drum n bass 6 gig 7 indie 8 jungle 9 keyboards 10 punk 4 1 journey 2 overnight 3 mall 4 spa 5 boredom 6 board 7 scenery 8 skyscraper 9 flight 10 route 5 1 beat 2 drain 3 cool 4 spread 5 simmer 6 chop 7 serve 8 grate 9 pour 10 sprinkle ERROR ANALYSIS 1 I like John in spite of the fact that he is very selfish. 2 I only have a little money left. Id better save more. 3 There are many people on the street today. 4 He is by no means the nicest person Ive met. 5 I like football a lot.

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