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Progress Test
Name: ___________________________________________
Date:

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Grammar

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in the brackets (to express
present or future probability).
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Please check if he ___________________ his holiday at the same time as we will. (take)

You ___________________ from your teacher what I'm about to say. (already, hear)

Unless you have a watering system your plants ___________________ when you go on holiday.
(die)

They ___________________ us have our passports back as soon as they've checked the
numbers. (let)

___________________ a risk if they turn up without a ticket? (they, take)

According to the timetable, the coach ___________________ at quarter to seven. (leave)

However you arrange the room, there ___________________ enough room for the couch. (not
be)

Harry ___________________ to see Hannah at the party, won't he? (hope)

Sophia ___________________ in Paris by lunchtime if she catches a TGV train. (probably, be)

10 Chances are its too late to arrest him; the ship ___________________ well out to sea by now.
(be)
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Complete the sentences with the correct future forms of the verbs in brackets.
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It's not likely that Sarah ___________________ her assignment by Friday. (finish)

11 Ive just realised that next Friday we ___________________ in this flat for five years. (live)
12 Do you suppose he ___________________ for us when we get to the cafe? (still, wait)
13 I expect Zoe ___________________ the house as soon as I tell her I'm on my way. (leave)
14 I don't think Christian ___________________ his cold by Saturday. (get over)
15 By the time he gets his next salary he ___________________ baked beans for a week! (live on)
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16 I hope they ___________________ us; we're very late. (still, expect)


17 Gabriel ___________________ the dog for a walk as soon as he gets home. (take)
18 I guess my boyfriend ___________________ worried because I haven't called. (get)
19 I hope the referee ___________________ his whistle the instant the off-side flag goes up. (blow)
20 The record's very successful a million copies ___________________ before long. (sell)
21 Our e-shop ___________________ your order the moment the last items arrive. (send)
22 I ___________________ the antibiotics for ten days tomorrow, that's enough. (take)
23 ___________________ this film when the match starts on channel 5? (you, watch)
24 Lena can pick the children up at four o'clock when she ___________________ work. (finish)
25 I daresay Sebastian ___________________ a job by the end of the summer. (find)
26 Before long you ___________________ the same boy for over a year. (date)
27 Parliament ___________________ a vote on this question at the end of the week. (take)
28 I am getting some new trainers for my birthday. All my friends ______________ me. (envy)
29 I imagine all of us ___________________ eight weeks' paid holiday a year by 2030! (enjoy)
Mark __/20

Vocabulary
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Complete the text with the correct words on the topic of politics. Use the words below.
candidates
electoral system
environmental issue
general election
mainstream politics
public opinion
right-wing
support
vote

general public

The 1 ________________ varies from country to country, but in most European countries members
of the 2 ________________ who wish to express their views in a(n) 3 ________________ go to
polling stations, where they choose the political party they 4 ________________ together with the
names of its 5 ________________ and cast their 6 ________________ on a ballot paper. Voters with
a very nationalistic view might select a more 7 ________________ party; those deeply concerned
with a particular 8 ________________ might vote for a green party; and some might even let
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________________ on 10 ________________ influence their decision about who to vote for.

Candidate coalition
constituency general election
political partysupport
vote vote

hung parliament

majority

If you are over 18 and on the Electoral Register, a polling card will be sent to your home before the
date of the 1 ________ _________. Your polling card will tell you where you can 2 _________ . Once
at the polling station, you will receive a ballot paper with a list of 3 ________ representing your
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____________, together with an indication of their 5 ________ _________. You then cast your vote,

marking the party you 6 ____________ on the ballot paper, and when the voting is complete, all votes
will be counted and the party with the 7 ____________ of votes may form a government. When none of
the parties gets enough 8 ____________ in the election to gain an outright majority, a 9 _________
_________ occurs and the parties have to form a 10 ___________.
Mark __/20

Complete the sentences with appropriate words to form compound nouns.


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Nine Columbian human rights defenders and politicians have been declared military targets by a
____________ group.

30 The peace ____________ was supported by many high-level politicians, but failed to get the
support of the people at grass-roots level.
31 Peaceful demonstrations can sometimes escalate into civil ____________ , such as violent riots
and street crime.
32 The regime announced it would release political ____________ and was willing to open direct
peace talks.
33 Amnesty International has led the fight for civil ____________ for over 50 years.
34 Local police forces are strengthening security in preparation for possible civil ____________
during the elections.
35 The country is currently unstable, with several paramilitary ____________ carrying out violent
attacks. Travellers are being warned to stay away.
36 It is hoped that the guerillas will give up their armed ____________ and negotiate with the
goverment through diplomacy rather than violence.
37 The Israeli peace ____________ was announced on 6th of April 2011 and signed by many
leading politicitans.
38 In the1960s, civil ____________ activists in the United States used non-violent protests to end
the separation of different racial groups.
Mark __/10

Your total for this test: __________/ 60


Grade: _______________________________
Teacher: ____________________________

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