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ENGLISH IV – TEST ITEMS

I. Make positive present perfect sentences:

0. (I / study / French)
__I have studied French____________________________________________

1. (She / eat / octopus)


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2. (They / go / to Scotland)
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3. (We / read / that book)


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4. (He / live / here for three years)


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5. (You / know / David for ten years)


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II. Make negative present perfect sentences:

0. (We / not / go / to Paris)


__We haven’t gone to Paris_________________________________________

1. (She / not / see / ‘The Lord of the Rings’)


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2. (He / not / meet / my mother)


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3. (They / not / visit / St. Paul’s)


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4. (I / not / know / him for three months)


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5. (You / not / study / French for ten years)


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III. Complete the sentences with for or since.

1. It has been raining _______________ lunchtime.


2. Have you lived here _______________ a long time?
3. Please, hurry up! We’ve been here _______________ an hour.
4. Kevin has looked for a job _______________ he left school.
5. Damien has lived in Hong-Kong _______________ 2001.
6. I have been a nurse _______________ several years.
7. Masayuki was an exchange student in Spain _______________ a whole semester.
8. I’m so sleepy. I’ve been awake _______________ 4:00 this morning.

IV. Complete the conversations with would and the appropriate form of the verbs in
parentheses.

1. A: __________ you prefer __________ a course in exercise science or nutritional


science? (take)
B: I’d prefer __________ for a nutritional science course because it’s more useful for me
in nursing. (register)

2. A: __________ you rather __________ English in Australia or Canada? learn)


B: I think I’d prefer __________ in Australia because it’s warmer there. (study)

3. A: If you needed to learn a new skill, __________ you prefer __________ a class or
__________ a private tutor? (attend/have)
B: I’d rather __________ for a class than __________ a tutor. Private tutors are too
expensive! (sign up/hire).

4. A: __________ you rather __________ a choir or an orchestra? (join)


B: I’d rather __________ in a choir than __________ in an orchestra. (sign/play)

5. A: __________ you prefer __________ broadcasting or film studies? (major in)


B: To tell you the truth, I’d prefer not __________ either. I’d rather __________ for a
newspaper. (do/work)

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