Monday, 19 June 2017

ENTRY TEST C1.1

QUESTION 1:
ADMIT + GERUND
(remember: some verbs require the gerund, some others the infinitive, some others the infinitive without to – there are plenty of lists on the Internet)
QUESTION 2:
With expressions like: this time tomorrow we use the future continuous to indicate longer actions in the future
QUESTION 4:
AFFIRMATIVE : I USED TO BE
NEGATIVE: I DIDN’T USE TO BE (didn’t already contains the ‘past mark’)
QUESTION 6:
YOU WENT TO ICELAND LAST YEAR, DIDN’T YOU?
(BECAUSE THE AUXILIARY FOR THE PAST FOR THE VERB TO GO IS DID)
Compare with:
YOU WERE TRAVELLING TO ICELAND LAST YEAR WHEN WE MET, WEREN’T YOU?
(BECAUSE THE AUXILIARY FOR THE PAST CONTINUOUS IS WAS/WERE)
QUESTION 8:
Should = had better / 'd better
QUESTION 9: You shouldn't HAVE SENT because it refers to the past, so it needs a PAST INFINITIVE
QUESTION 10:
Revise adjective order
QUESTION 11:
Furniture is a collective noun, no plural
QUESTION 12:
Oceans and seas want article THE

QUESTION 13:
PARA EXPRESAR FINALIDAD
TO
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SO AS TO
SO AS NOT TO
IN ORDER TO
IN ORDER NOT TO

QUESTION 14:
Indirect questions, reverse the order (do you know, can you tell me, do you remember ...)
What time does the party start?
Do you know what time the party starts?
QUESTION 16:
PROMISE + TO + INFINITIVE --- PROMISE + NOT + TO + INFINITIVE
(remember: some verbs require the gerund, some others the infinitive, some others the infinitive without to – there are plenty of lists on the Internet)
QUESTION 17:
I ARRIVED LATE AND CLASS HAD STARTED
LLEGUÉ TARDE Y LA CLASE HABÍA EMPEZADO
(use the past perfect when something in the past happens before something else in the past)
QUESTION 18:
I’LL TELL YOU AS SOON AS I HAVE TALKED / (TALK) TO MY FATHER
TE LO DIRÉ EN CUANTO HAYA HABLADO / (HABLE) CON MI PADRE
Future time clauses:
After as soon as, after, before, when, until, unless, if etc… we use a present tense while in the other part of the sentence we use a future tense

QUESTION 19:
WE ARE HAVING THE BEDROOM PAINTED
PASSIVE STRUCTURE: TO HAVE SOMETHING DONE
We you pay or ask somebody to do something for you
QUESTION 20:
YOU CAN’T HAVE LEFT YOUR PHONE AT THE HOTEL.
AFTER MODAL VERBS (MUST, CAN, SHOULD, COULD ETC.) WE USE THE INFINITIVE
QUESTION 21:
The woman with whom I worked …
After prepositions you use the relative pronoun WHOM for people
E.g.: We have ten employees, half of whom are carpenters
QUESTION 22:
I WAS SUCH A RAINY DAY (SUCH + A/AN + ADJECTIVE + SINGULAR NOUN)
I WAS SO RAINY (SO + ADJECTIVE)
QUESTION 23:
Although the plane departed late, we arrived in Hawaii on time.
In spite of the fact that / Despite the fact that the plane departed late, we arrived in Hawaii on time
In spite of / Despite / the delay, we arrived in Hawaii on time
QUESTION 24
THE THAIS / THAI PEOPLE
THE CHINESE / CHINESE PEOPLE
THE POLES / POLISH PEOPLE
There are lists on the Internet of nouns and adjectives of nationality.
When you use people with a nationality adjective, don’t use the!
QUESTION 25
NONE OF + GROUP OF PEOPLE / NEITHER + 2 PEOPLE



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