|01. Facial expressions: when a person is smiling, you understand that the person is happy or indicates approval.
When a person frowns, they show unhappiness or disapproval. Indeed, facial expressions are the best forms of body language conveying emotions such as
surprise, happiness, fear, anger, etc.
Frown is _____ when a person contracts their face and lines appear around their mouth and forehead. when a person concentrates all their thoughts and contracts their mouth. when a person contracts their eyebrows, and lines appear on their forehead. when a person is angry, and makes a strange noise and face.
02. Some species of animals _____ endangered for many years. are being are have have been.
We've been working in this country _____ . for five years five years ago since five years from five years.
Priscilla and Hector got married in 1975. They _____ for over forty years. have been married were married married are married.
The major cities _____ a solution for urban traffic yet. can't find aren't finding haven't found didn't find.
I _____ petrol. Is there a gasoline station nearby? have run out of has run out of had runs into have run out of.
You'll never believe this: I _____ my first boyfriend right here in New York during my holiday. ran in ran into ran towards ran to.
Correct the mistake: Henry has been studying music from when he was a child. Henry has studying music since he was a child. Henry study music for he was a child. Henry has been studying music since he was a child. Henry has study music since he was a child.
Geotagging is _____. tagging people in various places. telling people where a location is by tagging it. Basically you add the geographical identification of a place to socail media. tagging people and places for historical use. tagging people and places for geographical use.
Fred _____ for the bus for more than twenty minutes: he's getting upset. waits has waited has been waiting wait.
Many countries _____ the Paris climate deal. Many big fashion companies _____ that they would choose better materials and reduce waste and emissions. have signed / promised had signed / have promised signed / have promised have signed / have promised.
Endangered species and animals in extinction have the same meaning. Extinct animals and plants are still alive. Endangered species are animals that are at risk of extinction. There is no such thing as extinction. Endangered species are't alive anywhere in the world.
I _____ embarrassed when a lady spotted me looking at her beautiful sandals. fell feel felt fell.
Ned _____ on holidays to Spain every summer when he was a child. use to go has gone used to go had gone.
I called so many times Felicia. I needed to ask you a favour. What _____ when I _____ you? did you do / was calling were you doing / was calling were you doing / called did you do / called.
She _____ German when she's with her parents. Unfortunately, her boyfriend doesn't understand it. is using to go is used to speak is used to speaking is use to going.
We were walking along the Thames River when we came _____ Nigel, an old classmate! in across over through.
_____ to bed early when you were a child? Did you used to go Were you used to go Did you used going Did you use to go.
Jenny was not a talkative child, she _____ very shy. Did you used going Did you used to go used to be use to be.
Tourists usually get _____ when they are on holiday. ripped off ripped at ripped up ripped down.
It’s the worst nightmare holiday I’ve ever had. Weather was bad, food was insipid, roads were closed for the floods, and everything was expensive! What does
‘nightmare’ imply? A Halloween leisure holiday. An unpleasant situation. An unpleasant treat. A night out.
Do you usually pick up souvenirs when travelling? What is the meaning of 'pick up something' in this sentence? To collect something from the floor/ground. To bring home something from a place. To go somewhere in your car and collect somebody. To identify or recognize something.
How do you manage your time when you’re on holiday? What does ‘manage’ imply? Manipulate your time. Organize your time. Order your time. Check your time.
_____ you _____ the US every year? You changed destination. Didn't / used to go to Didn't / use to go Didn't / go to Didn't / use to go to.
The flight I was supposed to catch has been _____. in late late deleted delayed.
If you need a helping hand, call me and_____ over. I'm coming I come I'll come I am.
I _____ a birthday cake for your girlfriend, if you want. am making will make am going to make make.
You can trust me: I _____ a soul. won't tell won't say won't told won't to tell.
They're going home tomorrow, _____? they are they aren't are they aren't they.
Mid term exams are not as difficult as the final ones, _____? they aren't aren't they they are are they.
The exam _____ next Saturday. will be will being is be is being.
I can't go to my friend's party because I _____ to Scotland. travel travelling can travel am travelling.
A: Shall we have a barbecue next Saturday? B: I don't think so. I heard the weather forecast today and they said that it _____. is going to rain rains is raining will go rain.
What does it mean when we say that 'it’s raining cats and dogs'? It's raining heavily. It's a silly expression and doesn't mean anything. It doesn't mean anything. There are a lot of cats and dogs out in the rain.
Don't worry about your brother, he _____ fine. He's always wanted to go live abroad. will being will is will have will be.
_____ with rain. Let's close the windows. It has pour It pours It is pour It's pouring.
It is said that diners are more willing to tip more generously when it's a lovely sunny day and when romance is in the air. What is the meaning of 'diners'? A restaurant car. A restaurant. A person who has a meal at a restaurant. A meal.
I'm coming down with the flu: could you give me _____? some advices a piece advice an adivce some advice.
When I came back home I realized that I _____ the windows open all day. had left left did leave have left.
I was watching a movie in German but didn't catch _____ of what they were saying. Perhaps only the most common phrases! many much any lots of.
I _____ back from the supermarket when I remembered that I _____ any wine for dinner. had just come / didn't buy had just come / hadn't bought have just come / hadn't bought had only come / hadn't bought.
I realized that I _____ my schoolbag on the bus only when I got to school. forgot have forgotten forgotten had forgotten.
The train _____ when we got to the station. left has just left had just left had leave.
What is the meaning of this sentence: Stefy was disappointed with the people working at the tourist office because they gave her little information? Stefy couldn't give enough information because she didn't work at the tourist office. The people waiting at the tourist office received less than expected. Stefy didn't give enough information. Stefy was expecting more information than what she actually got.
I went to an Italian restaurant and had _____. some delicious meat a delicous meat one delicious meat some delicious meats.
We have _____ time: hurry up! much few not little.
You shouldn't eat _____ cream and cheese: they're _____. much / fats many / fats many of / fattening much / fattening.
How to get the very first vitamins of the day? By drinking a glass of freshly-squeezed orange juice. What is the meaning of 'freshly-squeezed orange juice'? It's juice that has been recently pressed out of a fresh fruit (oranges). It's frozen juice that has been pressed out of a fresh fruit (oranges). It's juice that has been pressed out of a frozen fuit (oranges). It's juice (oranges) that is fresh from the fridge.
_____ you study, you won't pass final term. If Unless If not Unless you don't.
They hadn't told the referee that the game was put off. The referee _____ that the game was put off. hadn't been told wasn't told hadn't told wasn't been told.
I studied hard in these last months _____ I passed the Maths exam. however if so because.
I drink coffee everyday: I think I'm addicted to it. I should cut down on eating ready-prepared food, but I hardly have the time to prepare it. My husband and
I both work until late hours, so it's convenient for us. We put it in the microwave and voilà: dinner is served in no time at all. What does 'cut down on' mean? To get rid of something. To use less of something. To get it cut into slices. To use it in pieces.
When I come back from my holidays _____much more relaxed. I'll like I'll feel like I feel I'll feel.
Unusual news: This news is about a stunt. Two wingsuit flyers do the stunt. They jump from a mountain in Switzerland. A plane flies around the mountain.
Its door is open. The two men fly into the plane. What is a 'wingsuit flyer'? A wingsuit flyer flies being pulled by an aircraft. A wingsuit flyer is a person who launches from a veicle and falls onto the ground using a parachute. A wingsuit flyer is a person who 'flies' wearing a particular suit made of nylon. A wingsuit flyer is a person who puts on particular wings and flies.
Alice _____ to school unless her mom allows her to wear her new white boots. goes come doesn't want to go won't go.
You _____ any weight unless you _____ some regular exercises. will lose/go won't lose / will do won't lose/have won't lose / do.
Although she _____ very well, Rose won the match in three sets. doesn't play wasn't playing didn't play isn't playing.
They built new facilities for children in the area. New facilities _____ for children in the area. were built were being built are built are being built.
I met Casia yesterday at the mall and asked her if she _____ to the party. will coming comes was coming coming.
If you heat ice, it _____ . will melt would melt melts is melting.
It annoys me that my sister takes my clothes without asking. I wish my sister doesn’t take my clothes without asking. I wish my sister didn’t take my clothes without asking. I wish my sister won’t take my clothes without asking. I wish my sister wouldn’t take my clothes without asking.
A typical morning workout consists of a 12-kilometer paddle, a 10k run, and weight training. What is the meaning of 'workout'? not working A period of apprenticeship. working outside A period of physical exercise.
Mrs Vandal wishes there _____ more charities because they make a difference! will be are would be were.
She doesn’t drive to work. There’s too much traffic. She would drive to work if there were less traffic. She will drive to work if there will be less traffic. She would have driven to work if there had been less traffic. She would have driven to work if there were less traffic.
In Russia, a woman leaned on a wall display at an art show to take a selfie. She accidentally knocked the display over on top of two paintings by two
important Spanish artists – Salvador Dali and Francisco Goya. The paintings were valuable and the falling wall damaged them. What happened to the two
important paintings? The woman fell on the paintings. The woman fell on the paintings. The woman and wall fell on the paintings. The wall fell on the paintings.
A woman worked for years as a waitress at a gallery café in London. She saw many works of art, but now her own paintings are on display. She came to the
attention of one of the world’s most famous art dealers. He liked her work so much that he already bought six pieces. He asked her to work on some larger
paintings. The former waitress could not be happier.
What is the meaning of ‘on display’? Something which is put away. Something which is exhibited. Something which is placed somewhere else. Something which is put on play.
If they _____ fewer special effects, I would have liked this film more. have been used had used have used used.
They _____ raise a lot of money if they _____ up more charities. could/set would/will set could/would set will/had set.
The musical _____ unforgettable if the main singer _____ a more powerful voice. would be/had had would have been/will have would have been/has had would have been/had had.
If you _____ me to choose between TV and theatre, I _____ go for the theatre. had asked / will ask / would asked / would asked / will.
The theatre was full of people, there were only two ____ left. ticket seat seats remote.
That movie was so ____ that I couldn’t stop laughing. boring funny interensting fun.
I can’t afford the price of the ticket. It’s too ____. fun cheap expensive economic.
If I ___ less money on those beautiful red shoes and white boots I bought last week, I could have saved more. had spent would spend had spend spend.
The film was so ____ that I couldn’t stop laughing. boring funny funy dull.
If only I ____ one more bed, I would let you sleep at my place! did have had made.
What are the three areas of speed reading? Surveying – Extensive Reading - Skimming Scanning/searching - Surveying - Skimming Searching - Critical Reading - Skimming Skimming - Fast pacing - Scanning.
What is important to have in mind before approaching Speed Reading? Abstract Purpose Length of the Paper/Book Name of the author.
Choose the correct speed reading tecnique: Fold a page in three different sections and read only what’s on the right Fold a page in three different sections and translate the words you don’t know. Fold a page in three different sections and read only what’s on the left Fold a page in three different sections and read only what’s in the middle.
Academic skills are important for: All answers are correct International students English students Students from China and Korea.
Where does the word surveying come from? Architecture Engineering Sociology Archaelogy.
Which different parts of a publication should you read when surveying? Abstract and Conclusion Introduction and date of publication Section headings and author Title and Chapters.
What does surveying mean? Reading out-loud Reading in detail Analysing diagrams and charts Looking at the big picture.
Where can we find the topic sentence? In the index of the book In the footnotes At the start of each paragraph At the end of each paragraph.
What are the "controlling ideas"? The main idea of the section Specific information in the paragraph An extension of the topic sentence The main ideas of the paragraph.
Which areas of the text is involved when skimming? Paragraphs Introduction Date of publication Author’s details.
How is searching different from scanning? They are exactly the same Searching is for specific words Searching is for concepts and ideas Searching is like surveying.
How is scanning different from skimming? Scanning is the opposite of skimming Scanning is very similar to skimming Scanning is performed before skimming Scanning is about reading only the title.
What is the right sequence to apply when speed-reading? Surveying – skimming – scanning – searching Scanning - surveying – skimming – searching Searching – skimming – surveying - scanning Skimming – scanning – surveying – searching.
Examples, Addition, Contrasting, Listing. What kind of cues are these? Organising cues Transition cues Topic cues Structure cues.
Which note-taking style is better suited to show classification? Table Tree diagram Spidergram Flowchart.
Which style is mostly used to show a process? Table Tree Diagram Spidergram Flowchart.
What are the main areas to consider when approaching a text critically? Assumptions and bias, Title, Evidence Author and source, Evidence, Assumptions and bias Evidence, Section headings, References Author and source, Date of publication, Evidence.
Why it is important to have a critical approach in reading? To make sure the author is not driven by personal interest To evaluate the quality of the author’s methodology To make sure that the author’s opinion is supported by evidence All answers are correct.
What is a counter-argument? The opposite of debating The author’s counter opinion A convoluted topic The author’s presentation of a different point-of-view to sustain his/her argument.
What is GSL ? General Student List General Spoken Language General Service List General Spoken List.
What is a collocation? A specific and recurrent combination of words A sequence noun+verb A sequence verb+adjective A family of words.
What are formulaic phrases? Idioms and Phrasal verbs Discourse Maker and Signposts Collocations, Discourse maker, Signpost phrases, Idioms and Phrasal Verbs Phrases that follow a specific grammatical formula.
What is nominalisation? It is the transformation of a verb or adjective into a noun It is about using nouns instead of adverbs. It is the transformation of an adjective into a noun It is the transformation of a noun into a verb.
Complete the sentence with the appropriate word: The teenager was charged with drugs (CONSUME) Consumation Consume Consumerism Consumption.
Complete the sentence with the appropriate word: Companies are really eager to get some financial (SECURE) Security Securement Safety Securities.
Choose the right connector: Some people believe in ghosts and supernatural phenomena ______ others are skeptical about all that. because whereas despite as long as.
Why is the passive voice the preferred grammatical structure of academic writing? Because is easier to understand Because it is more neutral and more objective Because it conveys an idea of casualty Because it is more elegant.
Although, even though, despite, otherwise, conversely are connectors used for: Reformulating ideas Expressing consequence Emphasising ideas Contrasting.
You must always use lots of sun cream ______get sunburn. in order not to so that in order to before.
Complete the sentence: Cindy likes her boyfriend. She doesn’t want to marry him, __. while although even though though.
Is it recommended to use phrasal verbs in academic writing? No, it is always a bad mistake. Yes, but only if they are not very common No, they should be replaced by one word Yes, as long as they are formed by more than two words.
Whether, as long as, unless, provided are connectors used for: Consequence Summing up Contrasting ideas Condition.
Complete the sentence: Not only the car broke down_____it cost a lot of money to get it repaired. but also as a result moreover in addition.
Complete the sentence: They still don’t know.... if the project or not will be finished soon whether or not the project will be finished soon whether the project or not will be finished soon if or not the project will be finished soon.
Complete the sentence: The old couple __ host Spring students in their house are very sweet. who's host Spring students in their house are very sweet. who are host Spring students in their house are very sweet. whose host Spring students in their house are very sweet. who host Spring students in their house are very sweet.
Ann brought (a new dictionary). Question: What did Ann buy? Noun Clause: Do you know what Ann bought what did Ann buy what did Ann bought what Ann buy.
Choose the right rephrasing of It is amazing to finish a marathon in under four hours. Finish a marathon in under four hours is amazing A marathon finishes in under four hours is amazing Finished a marathon in under four hours is amazing. To finish a marathon in under 4 hours is amazing.
If there are two or more authors, and the work is cited in parentheses, the symbol & should be used to link the names. In the APA style In all styles In the MLA style In the Harvard style.
When referencing or quoting a book using the MLA style, do you put the year of publication? No Yes Yes, with page numbers Yes, in inverted commas.
A ____proportionate number of engineering students are men. Disproportioned Unproportioned Misproportioned Nonproportioned.
Students who enroll at university while working full-time or having dependents are called ____-traditional. Non-traditional Untraditional Mistraditional Atraditional.
Which word has the correct prefix? Imjudgement Misjudgement Iljudgement Unjudgement.
I really like my bright, soft and wooll- jumper! Woolly Woollant Woollen Woollic.
The general economic- situation is not looking good. Economous Economic Economy Economical.