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2ème Bac. | May 2013

Language Test

  1. Put the verbs between brackets in the correct tense or form.        {3 points}

    1. I get used to [do] tests such as this one.    
    2. They rushed out as soon as they [write] the noise.    
    3. She stopped [write] when she heard a knock on the door.    
    4. By next week at the latest, they [sell] the whole set    
    5. Why did you do this? I don’t remember [ask] you anything.    
    6. We’d better [do] something soon. Time is running out..    

  2. Rewrite the sentences beginning with the words given.        {4 points}
    1. "Are you ready for the test?" He asked me.
      He wanted to know
    2. They ought to remove those obstacles.
      The obstacles
    3. “I didn't participate in the contest” He said regretfully.
      He wishes
    4. He didn't see her before, so he didn't recognize her.

  3. Put the words between brackets in the correct form.        {2 points}

    1. This job requires [competent] and reliability.    
    2. Your [ collaborate] is much appreciated here.    
    3. Empowering women in rural areas is this association’s first [prior] .    
    4. They are in search of activities to improve their [leader] skills.    

  4. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words or expressions from the list        {2 points}


    1. Mrs Green, I was talking to, is a hard-headed lady.    
    2. She wanted to know the reason I hadn’t brought her a bunch of roses.    
    3. The man wife works in the bank is a porter.    

  5. Match the words that go together to make collocations:        {2 points}

    a. obligations
    1. culturalb. shock1.
    2. culturec. opportunity2.
    d. diversity
    Collocations for the Bac. >>

  6. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words or expressions from the list.        {1 point}

    initiative equality values common good

    1. Most associations are calling for gender .   
    2. Citizens are supposed to work for the of their community.    

  7. Match each sentence with its appropriate function.        {4 points}

    a. cause & effect b. regret c. complaint d. concessione. defining f. purpose g. apology

    1. I ‘m so sorry, sir! I promise this will never occur again. 1.
    2. To lose weight, I decided to start training.2.
    3. I oughtn't to have trusted him.3.
    4. Debt brings about melancholy.4.

  8. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate phrasal verbs from the list.        {3 points}

    give up put up find out take off keep up put off

    1. I should do my homework now, but I guess I can it until tomorrow morning    
    2. I can't with this tiring job anymore. I quit!.    
    3. I my future plans. They seem impossible to implement..    
Phrasal Verbs List+explanation+examples