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English TEST

Placement test - English Language

Duration: 1h30

05/03/2021

All answers should be provided logically and according to the student’s understanding. That and only that will assure a better positioning in the suitable level.
Good Luck !

Nom et Prénom
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Num de téléphone

I- Listening comprehension (Listening) (10 points)

A. Listen to the conversation "INTRODUCTION” then answer the questions

1. What is the woman's name?
2. Where is the woman from originally?
3. About how old was the man when he returned to the United States?
4. What is the man studying?
5. What is the woman's job?

B. Listen to the conversation "TELEPHONE" then answer the questions

1. Why can't Elaine Strong answer the phone?
2. What does the caller want the secretary to send?
3. What time should the secretary send the material?
4. What is the caller's name?
5. What is the caller's telephone number?
1 out of 5

II- Grammar (20 points)

Part 1: Select the correct answer (1 point x 14 = 14 points)

1. She’s got ……………..…… hair 
2. I ……………..…… play football at the weekend.
3. I ……………..…… in an armchair at the moment.
4. My brother is older …… ………..…… me.
5. Their car is ……………..…… biggest on the road
6. Do you ……………..…… classical or rock music?
7. He has ……………..…… breakfast.
8. The …… ………..…… have seen it before
9. I’ve never met an actor ……………..…… .
10. ……………..…… is very good exercise.
11. Have you ……………..…… been on a winter sports holiday?
12. I can’t ……………..…… another language
13. They …… ………..…… pay for the tickets.
14. ……………..…… old is their car?

Part 2: Write the plural for each word. (1 point x 6 = 6 points)

1) One childTwo 
2) One womanFive 
3) One manSix 
4) One babyThree 
5) One toothSeven 
6) One wifeFour 
2 out of 5

III- Reading comprehension (26 points)

Part 1: (6 points= 2 points x 3)
Read the following text.



















You get the following postcard from your friend Amine. Decide whether the statements are true or false.

Amine is coming before the weekend.
Amine’s train arrives at half past five in the afternoon
Amine asks you to meet him at the station

Part 2: (20 points= 2 points x 10)
Read the text and answer the questions. Use complete sentences.


My name is John MCARRTY. I’m twenty-three and I’m from Manchester in England. This is my market stall. It’s also in Manchester in West Minster Market. It’s a clothes stall and it’s open from Monday to Saturday. The clothes are for women: dresses, skirts, tops and shoes but no bags. Those red and pink dresses are very popular. They’re 12 Pounds – that’s about 18 €.
These skirts are very nice, too. They are yellow, blue or pink. They’re 6 Pounds – that’s about 9 €.

1) What is his surname ?
2) How old is he ?
3) Where is his nationality ?
4) Where is his market stall ?
5) What is his activity ?
6) When is his market stall open ?
7) How much are the dresses ?
8) What colour are the dresses ?
9) How much are the skirts ?
10) What colour are the skirts ?
3 out of 5

IV. Language elements: (34 points)


1- Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs “to be” or “to have” (1 point x 10 = 10 points)>

 1)  tall.
2)You 10 years old.
3)He    a little dog.
4)Anita and I   in the same class.
5)Karl and Michel   twin brothers.
6)They    a goodjob.
7)She   a big computer.
8)Melina Mexican.
9)You  beautiful.
10)Gino and you    a black dog.

2- Complete the table with the Past Simple form of the verbs. (1 point x 10 = 10 points)

Exemple :

1) - Infinitive (Be)
                          - Was / Were

2)  Infinitive (Be)
                          - Tried

 

1) notice

2) break
3) take
4) see
5) forget
6) carry
7) catch
8) stop
9) make
10) seek

3- Write sentences. Follow the examples. (2 points x 7 = 14 points)

Exemple :

I’ve eaten some good food, but this is the best.
I’ve seen some beautiful countries, but this is the most beautiful.

 

1) Watch/boring films
2) Have/bad days
3) Play in/great games
4) Live in/ quiet places
5) Make/ long conversations
6) Learn/ important lessons
7) Spend/ crazy moments
4 out of 5

V- Written Production (Writing) (10 points)

A friend of yours is looking for a new job. He has asked you for help. Write a short e-mail to your friend. Tell him that you need some information:
  • ask about his last job
  • ask about what kind of job he wants to do
  • ask when he wants to start
Please write one or two short sentences for each point (about 50 words). In the form below you can find some help. The language in the LANGUAGE BOX will also help you. Please begin and end the message in a correct way.

Thank you for your mail. I would like to help, but I need some more information  ....
5 out of 5