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I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes the sentence

1. Some people .................. English for special reasons.
A studies B study C is studying D has been studying
2. Others ........................... speak to English people.
A need B needs C are needing D need to
3. But the majority of learners of English ....................... other needs.
A got B have C has D are having
4. English now is ....................... widely used language in the world.
A most B the most C a most D the more
5. For some 40 years the Guinness Book of Records has been one of the most popular books ........................... the UK.
A in B of C under D with
II. Where can you see these notices?

6. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR ROOM KEY AT RECEPTION
A in a shop B in a hotel C in a taxi
7. FOREIGN MONEY CHANGED HERE
A in a library B in a bank C in a police station
8. AFTERNOON SHOW BEGINS AT 2PM
A outside a theatre B outside a supermarket C outside a restaurant
9. CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS.
LESSONS START AGAIN ON THE 8TH JANUARY
A at a travel agents B at a music school C at a restaurant
10. PRICE PER NIGHT:
10 A TENT
5 A PERSON
A at a cinema B in a hotel C on a camp-site
III. Read the article below and choose the correct word to fill each gap. For each question mark one letter.

Secretaries in Hong Kong work hard. They work a 12-hour day, and are expected to work five and a half day (11) week. They need good qualifications, and (12) be able to speak and read English (13) well as Cantonese or Mandarin. Most of (14) are university graduates, so working as a secretary is (15) as a fill in job (16) they can find something better.
11. A the B a C by
12. A need B must C can
13. A so B and C as
14. A them B him C her
15. A seeing B see C seen
16. A until B when C while
IV. Choose one grammatically correct sentence

17.
A Give the Benny newspaper.
B Give the newspaper to Benny.
C Give to Benny the newspaper.
D Give the newspaper at Benny.
18.
A Where playing Real Madrid?
B Where is playing Real Madrid?
C Where is Real Madrid playing?
D Where playing is Real Madrid?
19.
A How is you felling today?
B How are you feeling today?
C How you are feeling today?
D How you is feeling today?
20.
A Mike usually gets at 7 a.m. up.
B Mike gets usually up at 7 a.m.
C Mike usually gets up at 7 a.m.
D Mike at 7 a.m. usually gets up.
V. Match the word and the definition:

21. the process of testing the product to see if its effective, safe and works properly
A trial B trend C turnover D turnaround
22. when somebody loses their job in a company because the job is no longer needed
A restriction B recession C redundancy D resignation
23. show or make a new product available for sale for the first time
A product portfolio B product launch C product development D product consumption
24. the amount of money paid by a franchisee to a franchise company
A salary B wage C charge D royalty
25. money spent for a particular purpose
A liabilities B income C expenses D losses
VI. Choose suitable words to fill in the gaps. Mark one letter for each question.

THE TALLEST BUILDINGS - SKYSCRAPERS
Nowadays, skyscrapers can be found in most major cities of the world. A building which was many .. (26) high was first called a skyscraper in the United States at the end of the 19th century, and New York has perhaps the .. (27) skyscraper of them all, the Empire State Building. The (28) beneath the streets of New York is rock, (29) enough to take the heaviest load without sinking, and is therefore well-suited to bearing the ..(30) of tall buildings.
26. A stages B steps C storeys D levels
27. A first-rate B top-class C well-built D best-known
28. A dirt B field C ground D soil
29. A hard B stiff C forceful D powerful
30. A weight B height C size D scale
VII. Choose the correct modal verb

31. Teresa said she would be here precisely at 1 p.m. Now its 2 p.m. and shes never late. Something ............... happened.
A must have B need have C could have D can have
32. The lecturer always spoke in a low voice, but we ..................... understand what he said.
A may B could C can D need
33. Mr. Merrot didnt want to hear about that offer at first but Mark .................. persuade him to accept it.
A can B could C was able to D may
34. I ..................... have finished the report but I was too busy working with customers.
A can B could C was able to D may
35. - Weve just missed the train! Will we take a taxi instead? We ................... as well. Otherwise well be late
A might B were able to C was able to D need
VIII. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence

36. If you make a mistake when you are writing, just .................... it out with your pen.
A cross B clear C do D wipe
37. Although our opinions on many things .................... , were good friends.
A differ B oppose C disagree D divide
38. This product must be eaten .................... two days of purchase.
A by B before C within D under
39. The newspaper report contained .................... important information.
A many B another C an D a lot of
40. Have you considered .................... to London?
A move B to move C to be moving D moving