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Here you can find the upper-intermediate sample test (the corresponding keys and transcriptions will follow in a subsequent post). I’ve tried to maintain the original document size whenever that was possible, but sometimes I guess it got trickier than I had thought at first. Anyway, give it a go, but — this is importantchoose the right time to proceed with this. Relax, sit calmly and try to keep your concentration till the end of the exercise. Remember you do not need to do all the exercises at one single time.

Use of English


Comments on: "Upper-Intermediate Use of English Test (rephrasing)" (1)

  1. Here are the answers:

    1.How many cars can this company produce in a month?(by)
    How many cars can produce by this company in a month?
    2.Dinner will be served immediately upon our arrival at the hotel(soon)
    dinner will be served as soon as our arrival at the hotel.
    3. Barbara couldn’t sing or dance(unable)
    Besides she is unable to sing, Barbara couldn’t dance either.
    4″That’s the last time I talk to him!” Geff said(again)
    I’m not going to talk to him again! Geff said
    5. while i was on my holiday a lot of interesting things happened to me.(during)
    During my holiday I gained a lot of interesting experiences.
    6 It was careless of you to leave without locking the door.(ought)
    you ought to have locked the door before you left.
    7. “Is peter likely to change his mind”- Bob asked(chance)
    Is there any chance to changing his mind? bob asked
    8. Paul is the only one person who has replied to the invitation(nobody)
    Apart Paul nobody has replied to the invitation.
    9. It was such a sunny day that none of us wanted to do any work(felt)
    None of us felt like doing any work becouse it was such a sunny day.
    10. Are you familiar with his teaching style yet?(used)
    Have you used to his teaching style yet?

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