PRACTICE TEST 47
Bacteria are extremely small living things. While we measure our own sizes in inches or
centimeters, bacterial size is measured in microns. One micron is a thousandth of a millimeter a
pinhead is about a millimeter
With Robert Laurent and William Zorach, direct carving enters
into the story of
modern sculpture in the United States. Direct carving in which the
themselves carve stone or wood with mallet and chisel must be
1. The ode was original a ceremonial poem written to celebrate public occasions or exalted subjects.
2. Knowledge of the rate at which a ship is traveling through the water is important if the navigator
need to estimate the time of arrival.
ERROR IDENTIFICATION (400 sentences)
1. The main office of the factory can be found in Maple Street in New York City.
2. Because there are less members present tonight than there were last night, we must wait until the next meeting
3. David is pa
THE ENGLISH SPEAKER
TEST YOURSELF 00
ADVANCED EXAMINATION PREPARATION EXERCISES (CAE)
PAPER 3: ENGLISH IN USE
TIME: 1 hour 30 minutes
PART 1: CLOZE: VOCABULARY
From the words listed below, choose the ones which best fit the space, A, B, C or D.
without a/an/ -s
Noun s/ es
a means/series/species means .
a child children
a foot feet
a tooth teeth
a louse lice
a person people
a goose geese
Identifying sentence errors: Tests your ability to recognize faults in usage, and recognize
effective sentences that follow the conventions of Standard Written English.
Directions: Choose which underlined portion has an error. If the sentence is correct,
In each question you will see a text with 4 underlined words or phrases. One of these is incorrect or needs to
be re-written. Select the incorrect option.
1. Should we really speak of the breakdown of families when we are perhaps witnessing new family for
A. One of these parts contains an error. Identify and change the error. Then, rewrite the sentence.
H e w as q ui t e a mu s i ng w he n h e he ar d w h a t h ad ha pp en e d.
a s _
i t e_
h e _