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1 A test based on the grammar-grade one Choose the correct option for these comparative and superlative adjective sentences. 1. I am my brother. a) taller than b) the tallest 2. She is student in her class. a) younger than b) the younger c) the youngest 3. The dog is the cat. a) the older than b) older than c) the oldest 4. The red jacket is the blue jacket. a) expensiver than b) more expensive than c) the most expensive 5. My mother is in her family. a) the shorter b) the shorter than c) the shortest 6. I like sushi, but Chinese food is. a) better b) the better c) more better c) the bestest

2 7. My drink is of all the drinks. a) colder than b) the coldest c) the most cold 8. My sister is student in her class. a) smarter than b) the smarter c) the most smart d) the smartest 9. Those books are than the other books. a) expensiver than b) more expensive than c) most expensive than d) the most expensive 11. Her brother is soccer player on his team. a) the better b) better than c) the most good d) the best 2: Check Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives Complete each sentence by typing the correct comparative or superlative form: A) You're looking (GOOD) now. Has your cold gone? B) I think the (GOOD) holiday I ever had was the one to Brazil. C) The unemployment figures are (BAD) than expected. D) That is definitely the (BAD) game of football I have ever seen. E) We climbed (FAR) up the hill to get a better view.

3 F) What is the (FAR) planet from the sun? 3: Sentence Transformation Practice For each question, complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first. Use no more than three words. A. His latest book isn't as good as his first one. His first book... his latest one. B. Her old school was closer than the new one. Her new school... the old one. C. I've never played better than I did yesterday. Yesterday... I have ever played.. He has never made such a bad decision. It... decision he has ever made. E. The bank is at the very far end of the street. The bank... shop along the street. F. I didn't think my results would be this bad. My results... I had thought. Choose the correct modal verb. 1. I have more cheese on my sandwich? a) Must b) Could c) Would d) Have to

4 2. You eat more vegetables. a) should b) might c) may d) could 3. I like to buy the same television for my house. a) could b) must c) would d) have to 4. I have a coffee please? a) Must b) Have to c) May d) Would 5. You smoke near children. a) have to b) may c) shouldn't d) couldn't 6. The passengers wear their seatbelts at all times. a) could b) must c) can d) may

5 7. We go to the concert if the rain stops. We don't know for sure. a) mustn't b) might c) have to c) wouldn't 8. I ice skate very well. a) can b) may c) must d) should 9. The boys wake up earlier than 7331 am. They have class at 8311 am. a) would b) can't c) could d) have to 11. The rock band play very well last year. Now they are much beter. a) must b) couldn't c) can c) should

6 Fill in the spaces with the correct words to complete the passive sentences. 1. I have eaten pizza. Pizza by me. 2. She took my bags into the house. My bags into the house by her. 3. The boys are washing the car. The car by the boys. 4. Kevin had seen the movie before. The movie by Kevin before. 5. I was cooking dinner. Dinner by me. 6. We should find another radio. Another radio by us. 7. Julie will have finished the project before next week. The project by Julie before next week. 8. Someone had stolen the computer. The computer. 9. You should have fixed your car. Your car by you.

7 11. Tony must have broken the glass. The glass by Tony. Fill in blanks with the active forms of the verbs. 1. The window was broken by the boy. The boy the window. 2. The cake had been eaten. Someone the cake. 3. The car is being cleaned. Someone the car. 4. The game was being won by the home team. The home team the game. 5. The paintings will be sold next week. The art gallery the paintings next week. 6. A lock should be put on your bicycle. You a lock on your bicycle. 7. The computer should have been fixed by now. The store the computer by now. 8. The food is going to be served at 8pm. The waiters the food at 8pm.

8 9. She has not been kissed by him. He her. 11. Problems are not solved easily. People problems easily. Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm. 1. is no hope of earning more money in this city.2. The pub owner has changed and is no longer necessary to be over 18 to get in.3. is no use making excuses now. You should have done it yesterday.4. is a waste of time sitting here, let's go somewhere else.5. is no secret that she loves you.6. is pointless to buy another car.7. They will be safe so is no reason to worry.8. must have been you who told her about my affair.9. is no point in buying a notebook if you already have one.11. is no chance of arriving before midnight at this rate.11. You've stolen a car so is no choice but to arrest you.12. is no denying that the concert will be great.13. used to be a shop here.14. She is a great artist so is no surprise she sold all her paintings.15. I'm sure they'll come soon so is no good worrying. Choose the correct ending to the sentences.

9 1. Tomorrow, a) I will go to the park. b) I went to the park. c) I have gone to the park. d) I go to the park 2. I have already a) eat. b) ate. c) eaten. d) eating. 3. Currently, a) she live in Mexico. b) she lived in Mexico. c) she was living in Mexico. d) she is living in Mexico. 4. Since I was a child, a) I did not like ice cream. b) I have not liked ice cream. c) I wasn't like ice cream. d) I liked ice cream. 5. Next week, a) we are going to buy a new car. b) we buy a new car. c) we bought a new car. d) we have been buying a new car. 6. Before Maria and Juan arrived in Toronto, a) they has never spoken English. b) they have never spoken English. c) they had never spoken English.

10 d) They will have not spoken English. 7. I was cooking dinner a) before you arrive. b) before you had arrived. c) before you arrived. c) before you have arrived. 8. Every day, a) Kevin wears sandals. b) Kevin wear sandals. c) Kevin wearing sandals. d) Kevin worn sandals. 9. By the time I graduate, a) I will being 31 years old. b) I will have being 31 years old. c) I will no be 31 years old. d) I will be 31 years old. 11. While Susan was driving, a) Frank talks on the phone. b) Frank will be talking on the phone. c) Frank talking on the phone. d) Frank was talking on the phone 11. I have never a) trying bungee jumping. b) try bungee jumping. c) tried bungee jumping. d) tried bungee jumping 12. Last week, a) he was being sick.

11 b) he was sick. c) he has been sick. d) he have been sick. 13. Once a week, a) the children sing the national anthem. b) the children are singing the national anthem. c) the children were singing the national anthem. d) the children will be singing the national anthem. 14. By the end of the week, a) I will have been finishing my assignment. b) I will no have finished my assignment. c) I will be finishing my assignment. d) I will have finished my assignment. 15. I had never known her until a) I have moved to Toronto. b) I move to Toronto. c) I have been moving to Toronto. d) I moved to Toronto. 16. I have visited New York a) last week. b) 2 years ago. c) 2 times. d) next week 17. I was watching television a) when you arriving. b) when you are arriving. c) when you arrive. d) when you arrived.

12 18. Eight years ago, a) she is unemployed. b) she was unemployed. c) she has been unemployed. d) she was been unemployed. 19. How often a) you visited? b) did you visited? c) were you visited? d) do you visit? 21. For 3 years, a) he working at the office. b) he works at the office. c) he was working at the office. Ch c) he had been worked at the office. Choose the correct option yesterday days.

13 4. last week. 5. one hour. 6. a long time years ago. 8. I was a child weeks. 11. August 17th. The end

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