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1 ENGLISH – LEVEL VI Week 7 – Lesson 13 1. 2 MOCK TEST I I READING COMPREHENSION: Fill in the gaps: All Your 'Environmentally Friendly' Products Are Lying.

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1 1 ENGLISH – LEVEL VI Week 7 – Lesson 13 1

2 2 MOCK TEST I I READING COMPREHENSION: Fill in the gaps: All Your 'Environmentally Friendly' Products Are Lying Guilty Americans enjoy nothing more than relieving our collective guilt over raping the earth by purchasing "green" products 1) __________. Too bad they're almost all fake, somehow. The WSJ reports that a new study found that 95% of "green" products include at least one misleading or unsubstantiated claim of environmentalism. 2) __________: lying or having no proof of environmental claims, vague or poorly defined marketing language 3) __________ and the use of fake labels designed to imply a product has third-party certification or endorsement of its claims. Yeah, a shocking number of products just say things like "environmentally friendly" or "certified by (whatever organization)," and it's just made-up! You, the consumer, just need to accept that you're destroying Mother Earth on a daily basis with your greedy materialism, and there's nothing you can do about it. 4) __________ a) bathe in the cleansing fire of guilt, America b) with labels helpfully telling us how these "green" products are saving the planet c) among the infractions found d) such as "all-natural" 1.____ 2.____ 3.____ 4.____

3 3 MOCK TEST I KEY: 1. b 2. c 3. d 4. a b) Decide if the following statements are true or false: a. The author suggests that despite efforts to buy green products, consumers are fighting a losing battle to save the planet. b. Research suggests that most products labelled “environmentally- friendly” are actually inaccurately represented to make them appear „greener“ than they truly are. c. Americans do not feel any guilt about harming the environment. KEY: 1. T 2. T 3. F

4 4 MOCK TEST I II CHOOSE THE CORRECT ITEM TO BEST COMPLETE THE SENTENCES: 1. Britain is _______________ behind the rest of Europe when it comes to wine production. a) lagging b) following c) competing d) moving 2. Shareholders are expecting a higher _________________ this year. a) equity b) salary c) yield d) deposit 3. When your customers return to your site, you will get the authorization, also called a token ID, that you can use later to _____________ payment. a) start b) do c) book d) initiate 4. My vacation plans _______________ nicely with Joyce's. a) dovetail b) commit c) template d) negotiate 5. Union leaders have _____________ an agreement for a shorter working week. a) merchandised b) negotiated c) tackled d) accessed.

5 5 MOCK TEST II 6. Tom went to work ______________ not feeling very well. a) even though b) although c) however d) despite 7. ______________ she was commended for completing the Millennium Dome project on time and within budget, management felt that it was now time for a new person with different talents to take over. a) still b) although c) yet d) in spite of 8. I haven't spoken to the manager ______________, so I don't know what my future will be. a)even though b) still c) already d) yet 9. We're having difficulties with the project. _______________, we'll finish on time. a) Nevertheless b) already c) despite d) although 10. She really ought to ________________ before she quits her job. a) point it out b) think it over d) go about it d) drop in

6 6 MOCK TEST II KEY: acdabdbdab

7 7 MOCK TEST I III MATCH THE WORDS THAT GO TOGETHER: 1. addressa) money 2. dob) rate 3. marketc) a meeting 4. maked) business 5. intereste) issues 6. call offf) share KEY: edfabc

8 8 MOCK TEST I IV COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING THE WORDS DERIVED FROM THE GIVEN STEMS: sustain employ invest develop consume 1. Someone who gives money to a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit is an ________________. 2. The party is promising low inflation and _______________ economic growth. 3. The market has seen dramatic rises in fuel _______________. 4. The US has been giving aid to _____________ countries in Africa for years. 5. The shoe factory is the largest _____________ in this area.

9 9 MOCK TEST I KEY: 1. Someone who gives money to a company, business, or bank in order to get a profit is an investor. 2. The party is promising low inflation and sustainable economic growth. 3. The market has seen dramatic rises in fuel consumption. 4. The US has been giving aid to developing countries in Africa for years. 5. The shoe factory is the largest employer in this area.

10 10 MOCK TEST I V COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS: 1. Thank you for calling me! I ___________________ (forget) all about it if you _________________ (not remind) me. 2. If I _________________ (have) a Rolls Royce, I ___________________ (give) it away to charity. I don’t believe people should own big cars. 3. Call me if you need help. If I ________________ (not hear) from you, I ______________ (assume) everything is fine. 4. What _________________ (you, ask) Bill Gates if you __________________ (meet) him? 5. You have such a big mouth! I wish you hadn’t told her. It _______________ (be) better if you ________________ (keep) it to yourself.

11 11 MOCK TEST I KEY: 1. Thank you for calling me! I would have forgotten (forget) all about it if you hadn’t reminded me (not remind) me. 2. If I had (have) a Rolls Royce, I would give (give) it away to charity. I don’t believe people should own big cars. 3. Call me if you need help. If I don’t hear (not hear) from you, I will assume (assume) everything is fine. 4. What would you ask (you, ask) Bill Gates if you met (meet) him? 5. You have such a big mouth! I wish you hadn’t told her. It would have been (be) better if you had kept (keep) it to yourself.

12 12 MOCK TEST I VI CHANGE THE SENTENCE: a) into passive: 1. They will execute all orders carefully. ____________________________________________________________ 2. You can cancel the contract within five business days. ____________________________________________________________ 3. We were processing your order when you called. ____________________________________________________________ b) into active: 4. All your suggestions have been accepted by our manager. ____________________________________________________________ 5. The signed contract should have been returned by now. ____________________________________________________________

13 13 MOCK TEST I KEY: a) into passive: 1. They will execute all orders carefully. All orders will be executed carefully. 2. You can cancel the contract within five business days. The contract can be cancelled within five business days. 3. We were processing your order when you called. Your order was being processed when you called. b) into active: 4. All your suggestions have been accepted by our manager. Our manager has accepted all your suggestions. 5. The signed contract should have been returned by now. You should have returned the signed contract by now.

14 14 MOCK TEST II I READING COMPREHENSION: Fill in the gaps: Discovering Yourself and Your Talents While you may not have been born with a silver spoon in your mouth or robed in gems, it is possible to learn how to become rich with money. 1) _____________ While some people will be happy with a little extra spending money and a nice vacation each year, others want the world. 2) __________ rather they find abundance and contentment through the love of their family and friends. It just depends on how you personally choose to define “rich”. 3) ___________ The next thing you need to do is make sure your goals are realistic. If there is some question, then just go ahead and leave your goals as high-brow as you are hoping for, but make sure to assess after one month. You may have to realign your goals to make them more practical. Goals don't happen in a vacuum. You need a plan of action as well. It doesn't have to be as sophisticated as a formal business. But what are you going to do besides cutting costs to proactively create a nice nest egg for yourself that you can then use to capitalize from? 4) _____________ There must be something that you can make (and sell a product) or some service that you can perform and offer. Be humble, don't expect to be paid exorbitant amounts at the beginning, or even to be acknowledged for your efforts, but don't give up! Tenacity and good will always pay off. Whether it's mowing lawns, acting as a handyman, growing food for your local farmer's market, or cleaning house or online editing, you've got to put yourself out there! a) The first step in the process of making money with no money, is to recognize yourself and define your goals b) You have to define your talents c) And then there are those whose idea of wealthy has nothing to do with money d) However, it will take some work and dedication

15 15 MOCK TEST II KEY: a. d 2. c 3. a 4. b b) Decide if the following statements are true or false: 1. Not all people would say that money buys happiness. 2. Becoming rich requires careful planning and setting attainable goals. 3. Constant affirmation of your hard work and talent is needed in order to become wealthy. KEY: 1. T 2. T 3. F

16 16 MOCK TEST II II CHOOSE THE CORRECT ITEM TO BEST COMPLETE THE SENTENCES: 1. All prices are ___________________ to change. a) possibility b) potential c) viable d) subject 2. _______________ is system is a method of paying income tax and national insurance contributions. Your employer deducts tax and national insurance contributions from your wages or occupational pension before paying you your wages or pension. a) AOB b) IOU c) PAYE d) N/A 3. Will a hotel here be financially ______________? a) viable b) doable c) exploitable d) effect 4. In a ______________ to bring the country’s fiscal position to sustainable levels, government has approved the Fiscal Adjustment Roadmap (FAR). a) order b) effort c) drive d) goal 5. In the recession, the company's profits ________________ 60% to hit the record low. a) plunged b) soared c) shot up d) mounted

17 17 MOCK TEST II 6. I'm _____________ on you to be there (=I am counting on you). I don't have your expertise. a) reliable b) relying c) achieving d) sure 7. As consumers keep thier _______________ tight, retailers must innovate or die. a) wallets b) money c) purse-strings d) banknotes 8. The gold price closed ______________ another new all time high. a) on b) by c) to d) at 9. ________________ all our efforts to save the mill, the authorities decided to close it. a) In spite b) Although c) Still d) Despite 10. No, this is my responsibility, _______________ I appreciate your offer. a) Although b) Despite c) Already d) While

18 18 MOCK TEST II KEY: dcacabcdda

19 19 MOCK TEST II III MATCH THE WORDS THAT GO TOGETHER: 1. raisea) popularity 2. gain b) agreement 3. setc) sights on sth 4. licencingd) affairs 5. managee) a credit card 6. issuef) funds KEY: facbde

20 20 MOCK TEST II IV COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING THE WORDS DERIVED FROM THE GIVEN STEMS: clear commerce designate commit restore 1. A central office where banks exchange cheques and other financial documents is called a _______________ bank. 2, The government have provided a fund for _______________ historic buildings. 3. Our company has a ________________ to quality and customer service. 4. The film was a huge _________________ success as it made a lot of money. 5. The person _______________ to head the company’s international activities is Mr. Smith.

21 21 MOCK TEST II KEY: 1. A central office where banks exchange cheques and other financial documents is called a clearing bank. 2, The government have provided a fund for restoring historic buildings. 3. Our company has a commitment to quality and customer service. 4. The film was a huge commercial success as it made a lot of money. 5. The person designated to head the company’s international activities is Mr. Smith.

22 22 MOCK TEST II V COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS: 1. These gadgets are not produced any more. If they _______________ (be) available anywhere now, I _______________ (pay) any price for them. 2. My aunt always bets but yesterday she forgot and the Bulls won! If she ______________ (bet) that much money on the Bulls, she and Uncle Chester ______________ (be able) to retire. 3. My brother is so strict! If my brother ______________ (be) my boss, I ________________ (not have) a job! 4. If I ________________ (box) against Evander Holyfield, he ______________ (kill) me. 5. I _______________ (give) you a call, if I _______________ (fly) to Phoenix tomorrow.

23 23 MOCK TEST II KEY: 1. These gadgets are not produced any more. If they were (be) available anywhere now, I would pay (pay) any price for them. 2. My aunt always bets but yesterday she forgot and the Bulls won! If she had bet (bet) that much money on the Bulls, she and Uncle Chester would have been (be able) to retire. 3. My brother is so strict! If my brother were/was (be) my boss, I wouldn’t have (not have) a job! 4. If I boxed (box) against Evander Holyfield, he would kill (kill) me. 5. I will give (give) you a call, if I fly (fly) to Phoenix tomorrow.

24 24 MOCK TEST II VI CHANGE THE SENTENCE: a) into passive: 1. We are not establishing a new subsidiary. ____________________________________________________________ 2. Which toy have you purchased for him? ____________________________________________________________ 3. You can download all the info you need from our database. ___________________________________________________________ b) into active: 1. The report could have been prepared by now. ____________________________________________________________ 2. Had the meeting been closed before you left the building? ____________________________________________________________

25 25 MOCK TEST II KEY: a) into passive: 1. We are not establishing a new subsidiary. A new subsidiary is not being established. 2. Which toy have you purchased for him? Which toy has been purshased for him? 3. You can download all the info you need from our database. All the info you need can be downloaded from our database. b) into active: 1. The report could have been prepared by now. You could have prepared the report by now. 2. Had the meeting been closed before you left the building? Had they closed the meeting before you left the building?


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