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HEADWAY TEST INTERMEDIATE – UNIT 9

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[1] Choose the correct answer

1. He’s late. He must get/ could have/ must have got lost.
2. You must be/can’t be very proud of your son winning so many prizes.
3. I can’t have phoned/phoned/have phoned the right number.
4. Sorry, I can’t come/may not come out tonight. I have to do my homework.
5. There’s someone at the door. It can be/could be the postman.

[2]Fill in the gap in the second sentence with modal verb in the present
or in the past. Be careful, because this exercise includes modal verbs of
possibility as well as obligation.

1. You very cold when you were out skiing. (be) 95%
2. You’re crazy to have skied down the steep hill. You
a leg! (break)
3. You your homework tonight! (do)
4. It sounds like an ambulance. They someone to
hospital. (take)
5. You some fascinating people during your trip to
Africa. (meet)
6. He was here a moment ago. He far. (be)
7. Sally’s looking very happy. She the promotion she
wanted. (get)
8. You about going to Spain for your next holiday.
(think)
9. You thirsty after carrying those heavy boxes. Shall I make
some tea? (be)
10.She when she has just had a holiday. (be tired)

[3] Finish each sentence (b) so that it means the same as sentence (a).

1 (a) I’m sure he’s not Swedish. (b) He


.
2 (a) Why did the car crash? Perhaps the driver didn’t see the red light.
(b) The driver .
3 (a) I’m sure it was Tom I saw at the theatre last night.
(b) It .
4 (a) I’m certain he hasn’t eaten anything since this morning.
(b) I’m .
5 (a) Perhaps she phoned while I was out. (b) She
.
6 (a) I’m sure you dropped your wallet at the bus stop.
(b) You .
7 (a) I’m sure the butler didn’t do it. (b) The butler
.
8 (a) Perhaps David didn’t notice you. (b) David
.
9 (a) Peter knew how to skate when he was 12. (b) Peter
...
10 (a) I’m afraid that your teacher is unable to come today.
(b) Your teacher .

[4] Choose the correct preposition

1 I have to travel by boat or car because I am afraid flying.


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A from B about C of D at
2 I would be very interested discussing your brilliant idea.
A with B in C of D for
3 Unfortunately, he is quite jealous his neighbour’s new car.
A with B about C of D for
4 They are excited their trip to Paris next June.
A about B for C of D in
5 She’s rather worried her son’s studies.
A with B at C of D about

[5] Complete the sentences with the words on the right, put them in the
correct form.

1 My sources are ............................ but their information is rely


fascinating.
2 The book was written with just the right mix of empathy sensitive
and ........................... .
3 It was a sound that didn’t make her more.......................... . cheer
4 If there are others around you, do not be ....................... to ask for shy
their assistance.
5 Office areas should be kept in reasonable ................................. . tidy
6 You may feel .............................., like crying, but remember it’ll misery
pass.
7 What touched me most was the .............................. of these generous
people who had
nothing, but wanted to give what little they had.
8 I have an ............................ plan to increase market share. ambition
9 We are searching for an honest, ....................... mechanic in this work hard
area.
10 Cats are famous for their .......................... . lazy

[6] Complete replies that agre with sentences using ‘so’ or ‘neither’ and
the correct verb

1 “I usually don’t eat chocolate.”


2 “I have put on weight since Christmas.”
3 “I should stop eating cake!”
4 “I told him not to go.”
5 “I’m not moving to Manchester next week.”
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[1] Choose the correct answer

1. This is impossible. It can’t be/ mustn’t be/ may not be the answer.
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2. It must have been/might have/can’t have snowing last night.
3. She could fall/could have fallen/could fallen asleep.
4. Maria couldn’t have/will/would got my message.
5. Well done! You may be/must be/ might be very pleased.

[2]Fill in the gap in the second sentence with modal verb in the present
or in the past. Be careful, because this exercise includes modal verbs of
possibility as well as obligation.

1. I’m sure you could mend this if you really tried. You
the right tools. (use) 95%
2. He a member of the football team. He’s hopeless
at all sports! (be)
3. She really well when she was just eighteen months
old. (swim)
4. I didn’t mind you finishing the cake, but you me first. (ask)
5. The pond is frozen. It very cold outside. (be) 95%
6. The remote control? Stand up. You on it. (sit)
7. When I was at school we homework every night. (do)
8. He a member of his school football team. He was
hopeless at all sports. (be)
9. Jane really well. (swim)
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10.You Andy our secret – now everyone will know! (tell)

[3] Finish each sentence (b) so that it means the same as sentence (a).

1 (a) The phone’s ringing. Perhaps, it’s Sally.


(b) It .
2 (a) I’m sure it was Tom I saw at the theatre last night.
(b) It .
3 (a) I’m certain he hasn’t eaten anything since this morning.
(b) I’m .
4 (a) Why is that man standing at the side of the road? Perhaps he’s trying to
hitch a lift.
(b) He .
5 (a) I’m sure the dog’s hungry. (b) He
.
6 (a) It’s possible that I’ll see you tomorrow, but I’m not sure.
(b) I , but I’m not sure.
7 (a) Perhaps Tim has lost his way. (b) Tim
.
8 (a) It is possible that our team will win. (b) Our team
.
9 (a) I’m sure Diana didn’t take your books.
(b) Diana .
10 (a) I’m sure the butler didn’t do it. (b) The butler
.

[4] Choose the correct preposition

1 It was very kind you to buy me such a wonderful present. Thank you!
A from B with C at D of
2 Magda! Don’t be rude your mother-in-law.
A to B for C at D with
3 He was angry his son for coming home late.
A by B on C at D with
4 I have been married Kasia for over ten years.
A to B with C for D–
5 She was very good Maths, but I’m hopeless.
A at B in C with D from

[5] Complete the sentences with the words on the right, put them in the
correct form.

1 The new shop assistant is really ............................... . She’s rely


always late and messy.
2 The book was written in a rude and .............................. way. sensitive
3 It was a sound that didn’t make her more .......................... . cheer
4 If there are others around you, do not be ....................... to ask for shy
their assistance.
5 Office areas should be kept in reasonable ................................. . tidy
6 You may feel .............................., like crying, but remember it’ll misery
pass.
7 I am an .................................reader because I can’t wait to find patient
out all the details
about the book.
8 I have an ............................ plan to increase market share. ambition
9 We were ......................... about getting a good grade on that pessimism
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project.
10 Katy’s really .......................... these days. You never know if mood
she’s good- or bad-
tempered.

[6] Complete replies that agre with sentences using ‘so’ or ‘neither’ and
the correct verb

1 “I don’t go to the gym very often.”


2 “Help! I can’t swim”
3 “I’ve been to Italy a few times.”
4 “I thought he was taller.”
5 “I’m not leaving this country.”