Test 41

Task 1. You will hear Sam talking about a Neighborhood Watch scheme. For each question choose the correct answer A, B or C.

1. Sam started the scheme because

A he had recently been burgled.

B his son asked him to.

C the police suggested it to him.

2. The main aim of Neighbourhood Watch is

A to prevent crime before it happens.

B to catch criminals when the police aren’t around.

C to patrol the streets of a neighbourhood.

3. Since Sam started Neighbourhood Watch,

A other schemes have been started in different areas.

B the council have agreed to improve street lighting.

C there isn’t as much crime in the area.

4. The first meeting is often held

A iji.a public place in the neighbourhood.

B at the local police station.

C at the home of a group member.

5. Finally, Sam suggests that the police

A should encourage more similar schemes.

B can do a better job if the community helps.

C aren’t doing a good enough job.


Task 2. Read the text and decide if the sentences are T (true) or F (false).

1 The tourists are going to visit the beautiful town of Brighton. FALSE
2 From the top of the mountain there is a lovely view of the river. FALSE
3 There is a café near the waterfall on the way to Brampton. TRUE
4 Most people come to Brampton to see the University. FALSE
5 The tourists will start by taking a guided tour of the museum.  FALSE


Task 3. Read the text. Choose one of the variants A, B, C or D.

Janies and Sally held (1) B hands as they walked together through the crowded stores of Newberry Mall. It was a cold winter day outside and even though the (2) B pair wasn’t bathing in riches, they thought it might be fun to “window” shop. James led his girlfriend into an electronics store. He smiled when he (3) D found there a huge collection of wide-screen TV’s.

“Just (4) D look at this!” he said aloud. “This is the right size for our family room! We could invite all of our friends over, put on some DVDs, and serve some drinks and appetizers...” He laughed. Sally laughed with him and added, “We could have an Indiana Jones marathon.”

The salesperson asked them if his assistance was needed.

“Nah, we’re just (5) C looking,” James explained.

“Ok. Let me know if you have any questions. ”

The jewelry store was next. Sally went directly for the emeralds. They were her favourite! Without warning, she caught James by his sleeve and pointed to a sparkling emerald ring on either side. “Look at how gorgeous it is,” she said in an excited whisper. “And it’s just my size!”

Sally asked the jeweler if she could try it (6) A on.

She was right. It fit her (7) C perfectly.