Lexical-Grammar test№19 Form 9
I. Use the correct tense-forms of the verbs in brackets.
Well, I_______________1.(arrive) safely two weeks ago. The flight
________________ 2. (be) fine, but a bit long. I________________3. (watch) two
films and________________4.(eat) two breakfasts! Thank you for everything.
I_______________5.(have) a really good time with you in London. I hope
you________________6.(enjoy) it too. Everything here is very different from
London. I ________________ 7.(write) this letter outside in the garden sitting
under a big umbrella. The sun _______________8. (be) very hot today. They say
hot weather ________________9.(last) here for nearly a month already. I know we
________________10.(have) some sunny days in London but I also remember
it_______________11.(rain) there quite a lot too! It was difficult for me to start
work after my wonderful holiday, but it's OK now. You know, I
_______________12. (work) in a new department since
I_______________13.(arrive) home and it's interesting. I_______________
14.(have) a new manager now, and that's good because the old
one_______________15.(be) horrible. You _______________16. (like) rock
music? My brother who ________________17.(be) a drummer
________________ 18.(join) a new group lately. He ______________19.(practise)
in his bedroom at the moment and it's quite loud! I_______________20.(send) just
you some of his cassettes. I hope you like them. By the way, you
_______________21.(find) a black leather photo album? I think
I_______________22.(leave) it in the bedroom. Could you send it to me
sometime? No hurry. Please write soon and thank you again for a wonderful time.
II. Put in articles and prepositions where necessary.
(1)_____construction (2)_____(3)_____Channel Tunnel was perhaps
(4)_____most incredible engineering project (5)_____(6)_____20th century.
(7)_____fact its completion was called (8)_____"technical triumph". However,
(9)_____first proposal to build (10)_____channel tunnel appeared (11)_____ 1802
when Albert Mathieu (12)_____French engineer, presented (13)_______plan
(14)_______two tunnels to cross "La Manche". (15)_______historians say that
Napoleon was interested (16)_______this plan. There were many
(17)_______other plans to build (18)_______tunnel but unfortunately all
(19)_______ them failed.