Vocabulary and grammar practice UNIT 3 (Key at the

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Vocabulary and grammar practice UNIT 3 (Key at the end)
1
Complete the sentences with the words from the box. There are more words
than you need.
dull / cautious / endearing / out of touch / knowledgeable / reassuring / well-matched /
uncertain/modest / moody / superior
0
Ken’s really _____dull______. He can only talk about football.
1
He was very _______________. I managed to forget about my problems for a
moment.
2
When you love somebody, you find their habits _______________.
3
His lessons are full of interesting facts. He’s so _______________.
4
I think he’s too _______________. He’s afraid to try anything new.
5
I don’t understand what makes her feel so _______________. Who does she think
she is? Our boss?
6
Come on, don’t be so _______________! Tell us something about your greatest
success so far.
2
Complete the sentences with the missing words. The first letter in each word
is given.
0
A good boss must know how to resolve_ conflicts.
1
You can’t just t_______________ your parents for granted, Jason.
2
I’m breaking up with you. You and I are on d_______________ wavelengths.
3
Don’t let her walk all o_______________ you like that!
4
There he goes again! He’s going to start to rant and r_______________ about how
nobody loves him.
5
He’s a typical ‘space cadet’. He’s always in a w_______________ of his own.
6
You know it’s rude to talk b_______________ someone’s back, don’t you?
3
Complete the sentences using the words in capital letters.
0
They always criticise me for turning up late. CRITICISING
They ____are always criticising____ me for turning up late.
1
When I was 6, grandpa told me stories about famous explorers. WOULD
When I was 6, grandpa ______________________________ me stories about
famous explorers.
2
Why don’t you order vegetarian pizza for a change? RATHER
I ______________________________________ vegetarian pizza for a change.
3
We think a professional plumber should look at it. PREFER
We ______________________________ at it.
4
When he was a teenager, he was a fashion victim. USED
When he was a teenager, he ______________________________ a fashion
victim.
5
I don’t want to go to the peace march. PREFER
I ____________________________________ to the peace march.
6
My daughter’s in the habit of spending hours on the phone. WILL
My daughter ________________________________________ hours on the phone.
7
Don’t leave dirty dishes in the sink! RATHER
I ____________________________________ dirty dishes in the sink.
8
He’d like to talk to her in private. RATHER
He ______________________________________ to her in private.
KEY
1 1 reassuring / 2 endearing / 3 knowledgeable / 4 cautious / 5
superior / 6 modest
2 1 take / 2 different / 3 over / 4 rave / 5 world / 6 behind
3 1 would tell / 2 would rather you ordered / 3 would prefer a
professional plumber to look / 4 used to be / 5 would prefer not to
go / 6 will spend / 7 would rather you didn’t leave / 8 would rather
talk
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