Complete the words.
 

1. The place where you try on clothes before buying them is the .
2. In a small shop, the shop assistant stands behind the to serve you.
3. If clothes are the right size, we can say that they you. If the clothes look good on you (colour, design etc) we can say that they you.
4. Usually twice a year, shops reduce the price of their goods. This time of year is known as the . During this time you can very often find good .
5. In large supermarkets as you go up and down the aisles you put your shopping in a or a .
6. The area of the supermarket where you pay for your goods is called the .

The place where you try on clothes before buying them is the...
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Take the information in the first sentence and re-write it, using the word in capitals so that the second sentence has the same meaning.
You cannot change the word in capitals. Write between 3 and 5 words in the space including the word in capitals. Follow the example.
 
Example: What a shame. They drank all the beer.
WISH
   I all the beer.

1. Pepito started learning Chinese two years ago.
LEARNING
Pepito has two years.
2. Sara isn't here. She went to lunch ten minutes ago.
BEEN
Sara isn't here. She for ten minutes.
3. Do you own this flat or do you rent it?
YOURS
Is or do you rent it?
4. Look at how black those clouds are! There's rain on the way this afternoon.
GOING
Look at how black those clouds are! It this afternoon.
5. What a shame. There is no wine left!
WISH
I left!
6. The boys were selling drugs outside my flat when I got home.
BEING
Drugs outside my flat when I got home.
7. Many people think Steve stole the money.
BELIEVED
Steve the money.
8. The strong winds blew down that old tree during the storm.
BLOWN
That old tree the storm.

Pepito started learning Chinese
two years ago.
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 The following words can easily be confused. Complete the sentences by using a suitable word from the box in the correct form.
 

insist / persuade / advice / advise / make / suggest

Nota: Como consejo, intenta leer todas las frases al principio y resolver primero las que te resulten más sencillas. De esta forma, por un proceso de eliminación puedes llegar a las respuestas correctas.

1. We customers to check their change carefully before leaving the shop.
2. I would buying a new computer. This one is much too old.
3. Samantha always on sitting in the front row so that she can see everything that happens on the stage.
4. Pepito didn’t want to go to see a Real Madrid game, but I managed to him in the end.
5. If you take my , you’ll go and see a doctor about your back. It could be quite serious.
6. I can’t you help me, but I would be very grateful if you did.


I would ... buying a new computer.
This one is much too old.
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Take the information in the first sentence and re-write it, using the word in capitals so that the second sentence has the same meaning.
You cannot change the word in capitals. Write between 3 and 5 words in the space including the word in capitals. Follow the example.
 

Example: What a shame. They drank all the beer.
WISH
   I wish they hadn't drunk all the beer.

1. "How about going to the cinema tonight?", said Pepito
SUGGESTED
   Pepito the cinema tonight.
2. My advice to you is to talk to your parents.
WOULD
   If talk to my parents.
3. Juanjo wasn't strong enough to lift the desk.
HAVE
   Juanjo didn't lift the desk.
4. They started La Mansión del Inglés in 2001.
SET
   La Mansión del Inglés 2001
5. I think Julia really likes Pepito.
KEEN
   Julia Pepito.
6. I haven’t written to Diana since she left for Argentina.
LAST
   The Diana was before she left for Argentina.
7. I was made responsible for research and development.
CHARGE
   They put research and development.
8. My parents really enjoyed themselves in Ireland last summer.
TIME
   Parents really in Ireland last summer.
9. The Prime Minister is opening the new hospital on Monday.
OPENED
   The new hospital Prime Minister on Monday.

I wish they hadn't drunk all the beer
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