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Diagnostic test



Diagnostic Test

Underline the correct alternative in parentheses. (verb to be – present)
1.     It (is/am/are) summer, but it ( is/ are/ isn’t)
2.     Paul and I (am/are/is) already late for school.
3.     His car (are/ aren’t/is) brand new.
4.     (Am/ Aren’t/Is) we ready for the exam?
5.     The doctor (isn’t/aren’t/are) worried because the patients (aren’t/is/are) fine.

Underline the correct alternative in parentheses. (verb to be – past)
1.     Where (was/wasn’t/were) they yesterday?
2.     In fall 2012 Mary and I (was/ were/are) in Canada.
3.     My uncle (wasn’t/ weren’t/were) an architect, he (wasn’t/was/isn’t) an engineer.
4.     (Is/Was/Weren’t) they at the party?
5.     The shoes ( was/ were/ wasn’t) very expensive

Underline the correct alternative in parentheses. (Interrogative words)
1.     Can you tell me (which/ when/ where) the subway station is, please?
2.     (What/ Why/ Where) is color of his car?
3.     (How/ Why/Who) are you so sad?
4.     (Who/What/Where) is that man?
5.     (How much/ How many/ How) is the sandwich and the fruit salad?

Underline the correct alternative in parentheses. (articles a – an - the)
1.     It is …. Honour to work wih you. ( a/an/the)
2.     I study English three times ….week. ( a/an/the)
3.     ……Titanic sank when it hit an iceberg. ( a/an/the)
4.     …..( a/an/the) Canada and …. ( a/an/the) United States are in northern hemisphere.
5.     Jonh  bought  …. ( a/an/the) interesting book.

English Exercises – Simple Present Tense

1.     Read the dialogue and answer the questions.

Mr. Robins: What’s your name, please?
      Gloria: Elliot, Gloria Elliot.
Mr. Robins: What do you do in the morning?
      Gloria: I go to school.
Mr. Robins: Do you have the afternoons free?
      Gloria: Yes, I do.
Mr. Robins: We have two afternoon positions: salad assistant ad dish washer,
      Gloria: I love salad !
Mr. Robins: What do you know about salad?
      Gloria: A good salad is fresh and colorful.

a.       What are the characters in the dialogue?
______________________________

b.      What Gloria does in the morning?
______________________________

c.       The subject of the text is:
(    ) a news
(    ) a job interview
(    ) a joke

d.      Gloria is a good candidate for a job?
(    ) Yes, she’s a good candidate.    
(    ) No, she isn’t a good candidate .

2.     Underline the verbs in the 3ª person singular.

I work in a bank and my friend John works there too. I walk to work, but John goes by bus. We sometimes meet at the cafeteria and have a coffee together. After work, I go to night school and I study until late. John has more fun. He plays football with his friends or goes to the disco. But I want a better job, so while he plays, I learn.

3.   Supply the simple present of the verbs in the parentheses.

a.     Dogs ____________ (bark).
b.     I usually ___________ to school. (walk).
c.     He___________ near his house. (work).
d.     She never____________  sandwiches. (eat)
e.     We _________ apples at the supermarket. (buy)

4.     Supply the following verb forms.
Eats  -  have  -  make  -  drink  -  like  -  speaks  -  play  -  leaves  -  visits  -  plays

a.     We __________ breakfast at 7 o’clock.
b.     They_____________ to study English.
c.     That girl_____________ French well.
d.     The plane____________at 10 o’clock.
e.     The children__________in the park every day.
f.     John __________the piano perfectly.
g.     You always______________delicious cakes.
h.     She __________her parents every Sunday.
i.      They usually__________much wine.
j.      Little Peter_____________fruit every morning.

Text: WHAT IS NEW?
·        
          OBJECT:  Cell phone( USA ) and Mobile phone (ENGLAND)

·         ORIGIN: Inspired in car phones, the first cell phone was made in 1973 by the American scientist Martin Cooper.

·         CHARACTERISTICS:  Cell phones were big and very expensive in the past, but now they come in different sizes and prices. You can also choose from different models and colors.

·         FUNCTIONS: You can use your cell phone to talk to other, send text messages, play games , go on the internet, take pictures, and much more.

·         SAFETY and RIKS:                                                                                        
·         Cell phone emit radiation and it is possible that they can cause health problems such as        changes in brain activity, sleep disorders and even cancer, but there is no conclusive evidence        in this respect.
·         Cell phones can be dangerous for drivers, as they increase the risks for accidents.

  01.  Mark  T( TRUE) or F ( FALSE ) according to the information in the text.

a.(     ) Cell phones and mobile phones are the same thing.
b.(    ) Cell phones have many different functions today.
c.(    ) It is certain that cell phones are dangerous for your health.
d.(    ) It is not a good idea to talk on the cell phone while driving.
e.(    ) Cell phones today are the same as cell phones in the 1970’s.

 O2. What is invited the first cell phone?
      ______________________________________________________

     03.  When  was the first cell phone invited?
           _____________________________________________________

     04.  What are the functions the cell phone?
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

     05.  Mention some characteristics of cell phone.
_____________________________________________________________________

      06.  What are the risks caused with using the cell phone?
  ______________________________________________________________________


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also
também
02
are
São /estão
03
as
que
04
big
grande
05
brain
cérebro
06
but
mas
07
by
de
08
certain
certamente
09
changes
Mudar mudanças
10
choose
escolher
11
dangerous
perigoso
12
disorders
desordem
13
drivers
dirigir
14
even
até
15
expensive
caro
16
first
primeiro
17
go
Ir
18
Have many
Tem muitas
19
health
saúde
20
in
em
21
increase
aumentar
22
Much more
Muitomais
23
now
agora
24
other
Outro,outra
25
prices
preços
26
risks
riscos
27
safety
segurança
28
sizes
tamanho
29
sleep
Sono
30
Such as
Taiscomo
31
The same
A mesma
32
thing
coisa
33
To talk
conversar
34
today
hoje
35
was
Era, estava
36
were
Era, estava
37
While driving
Ao dirigir
38
send
enviar
39
take
pegar
40
made
feito
41
what
quem
42
when
quando
43
functions
funções
44
mention
mencione

 

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