TEST YOUR ENGLISH
Aprendiendo inglés con Thomas
Thomas | 3/8/2018, 9:44 a.m.
I. Escoge el verbo correcto de cada frase.
One of the players (was, were) selected for the all-star game.
The children (is, are) playing outside.
Economics (is, are) my favorite subject.
(Do, Does) you have the books?
All the furniture (is, are) going to arrive tomorrow.
There (were, was) a party at Bill’s house yesterday.
The people I saw at the theatre (was, were) all dressed in black.
(Do, Does) he know about the test tomorrow?
Mathematics (are, is) my least favorite class.
All the money I earned (were, was) given to charity.
The police (is, are) on the way.
My biggest problem (are, is) thirty people are coming to the party and I only have room for twenty.
The topic of these four books (are, is) cars.
Greg, Dan, and I (am, are) on the same basketball team.
One thousand dollars (are, is) not enough money to buy a new car.
Ten one-hundred dollar bills (were, was) taken from the cash register.
Watching sports (are, is) very relaxing and enjoyable.
Everybody (were, was) surprised that they lost the game.
Everyone said that the news (were, was) very positive.
Five plus two (are, is) seven.
II. Escoge el significado de cada palabra.
therefore a. abrumador
however b. después
generally c. asimismo
because d. uno y otro
overwhelming e. generalmente
perhaps f. ulteriormente
although g. así
nevertheless h. por lo tanto
subsecuently I. desde
furthermore j. además
afterwards k. por consiguiente
so l. aunque
likewise m. si no
since n. sin embargo
surprising o. mientras
either p. acaso
while q. a pesar de
otherwise r. asombroso
consequently s. no obstante
despite t. porque
III. Escoge el pronombre correcto de cada frase.
I gave the keys to (he, him).
My brother and (me, I) play football every weekend.
I have always wanted (we, us) to go to the same school.
Ask (him, he) to give you a ride to the train station.
Between you and (I, me), I hope to win.
(Their, There) children are very happy.
Our teacher gave (he and I, me and him) the toughest assignment.
May I please speak to Johnny? This is (me, he)
The teacher told (we, us) to be quiet.
It was (he, him) who found the money.
IV. Escoge el significado de los modismos
round up a. without waiting
have a go at b. to behave badly
gung-ho c. to try in every way
call off d. serious trouble
up in arms e. to get started
watch it f. to try
get to g. drunk
deep water h. be able to
chew out I. inattentive
at the drop of a hat j. to collect
around the corner k. fool around
leave no stone unturned l. to cancel
hop to it m. beyond one’s ability
good grief n. soon to happen
three sheets to the wind o. wow
out to lunch p. to attack with words
act up q. enthusiastic
over one’s head r. to scold
lash out s. angry
goof off t. be careful
Answers: I:1) was 2) are 3) is 4) Do 5) is 6) was 7) were 8) Does 9) is 10) was 11) are 12) is 13) is 14) are 15) is
16) were 17) is 18) was 19) was 20) is
II: 1) h/k 2) n/s 3) e 4) t 5) a 6) p 7) l 8) s/n 9) f 10) j 11) b 12) g 13) c 14) I 15) r 16) d 17) o 18) m 19) k/h 20) q
III: 1) him 2) I 3) us 4) him 5) me 6) Their 7) me and him 8) he 9) us 10) he
IV: 1) j 2) f 3) q 4) l 5) s 6) t 7) h 8) d 9) r 10) a 11) n 12) c 13) e 14) o 15) g 16) I 17) b 18) m 19) p 20) k
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