[Students need to get 50 marks (equal to 50%) to be at the correct level for NEW Snapshot Elementary. Grammar (40 marks), vocabulary (30 marks) and communication (30 marks). You should allow 40-45 minutes for this test.] Grammar (40 marks)
A Put the verb in the bracket in the right form. [10 marks] D Put the words in the right order. [10 marks]
.Example: He ....... (speak) English. He speaks English. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 B Daniel… (be) my brother. You ... (be) very dirty. Luke ... (have) got a nice house. She doesn't... (speak) English. Emily... (wake) up at six thirty. What time does the programme ... (start)? He... (read) a book now. My sister... (watch) TV last night. I ... (be) very busy yesterday. Is he ... (wash) his hair? Write theplural form of the nouns. [5 marks] houses
Example: like/l/films/British/. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
I like British films.
dancing/likes/Kate/music/and/. the/l/up/wake/in/morning/. any/sisters/you/brothers/have/got/and/? from/where/they/are/? number/is/your/telephone/what/? your/spell/can/name/you/? English/sister/and/your/are/you/? USA/in/from/Pittsburgh/they're/the/.England/of/coast/I/on/live/south/the/. washing/she/the/is/car/.
E Complete the sentences using what, where, how, how much. [5 marks] Example: ... are you? 1 2 3 4 5 How are you?
Example: house 1 2 3 4 5 C man... city... name... address... child...
…'s your teacher's name? …'s my calculator? … is a bottle of cola in the restaurant? … is your mother? Is she better? … do you do in the evening?
Choose the right wordto complete the sentence. [10 marks]
Example: Give ..... the book! I/me Give me the book! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Is... a good example? this/those I can't see ... car. my/me She doesn't want to talk to ... . his/him … is very late. there/it The supermarket is ... the cinema. behind/next The film starts … six o'clock. on/at How ... do you swim? much/often She has lunch and after ... she goes for a walk.then/that 9 We haven't got ... cassette recorders. some/any 10 Here's ... English dictionary for you. a/an
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Vocabulary (30 marks)
A Find the word that doesn't match the others. [5 marks] Example: woman boy doctor girl baby woman boy doctor girl baby 1 2 3 4 5 green white red glass brown chair table desk bed eraserfive ten twenty first three thirsty quietly hungry beautiful tired autumn spring summer holidays winter
Communication (30 marks)
A Answer these questions with full sentences. [20 marks] Example: What's your name? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 My name's David.
B Complete with in, at, on, by. [10 marks] Example: The dog is .... the bed. The dog is on the bed. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Daniel's camera is... his bag. Charlie isn't ... school today. I live ... Brighton. My lesson starts ... six o'clock. He usually goes ... bus. We don't have lessons ... Sunday. I was born ... 1986. She is not ... home. My sister is ... the kitchen. I will phone you ... the morning.
Where are you from? How are you? Where do you live? What colour is your bag? What time is it? How old are you? What time do you getup? Can you swim? What time do you eat breakfast? What do you think of my t-shirt?
B Choose the correct answer. [10 marks] Example: Do you come from Spain? a) Yes, I am. b) Yes, I do. c) No, I am.
1 Can I have an orange juice, please? a) Yes, it is. b) Yes, here you are. c) All right. 2 What's Luke's telephone number? a) You're welcome. b) I don't know. c) No, I don't. 3 Can I use your mobilephone? a) I'm afraid you can't. b) I'm afraid no. c) I'm afraid you don't. d) I'm afraid you are. 4 Let's go to the cinema. a) Yes, we go. b) I like it. c) Good idea.
C Write the numerical expressions in words. [5 marks] Example: 5 1 54 five 3 8:10 4 20p 3 £1.60
5 Can I have a hamburger, please? a) Yes, you can have. b) Have a nice hamburger. c) Yes, certainly. 6 I know a very...