I. Choose the right variant:
1) Who is (the oldest/ the eldest) member of your family?
2) The Greens have a wonderful home library and allow me to borrow
(either/ any) of their books.
3) Listen to me, Peter! You won’t go for a walk (unless/ if) you do your
4) This seaside place is famous for its (gold/ golden) sand beaches.
5) Dan is a handy person. He can even (mend/ repair) a TV set.
6) Hello! What’s the (last/ latest) news?
7) I’ll have to say goodbye, I’m getting off at the (nearest/ next) stop.
8) I’ve just bought a very good new (dictionary/ vocabulary).
9) Look at this amazing dress! It’s the (last/ latest) fashion.
10) I think his brother is four or five years (older/ elder) than he is.
11) His (older/ elder) brother is an economist.
12) Here are two cards with the words, take (either/ any) of them.
13) The travellers (did/ made) a fire to warm themselves.
14) They like to (do/ make) the sights of the city in the morning.
15) She has (done/ made) progress studying English.
16) Why are the children (doing/ making) such a noise.
17) Can you (do/ make) me a favour and (do/ make) the cooking today?
18) Don’t forget to (do/ make) your bed before you leave.
19) What time does the (last/ latest) bus leave?
20) It was (last/ the last/ the latest) house in the street.
21) Pete and Tom entered the room. (The latter/ The last) was very sad.
22) We have no (farther/ further) information. Call us later, please.
23) The work of a/an (interpreter/ translator) is very hard: you have to
think fast and be inventive.
24) Polly (was doing/ has been doing/ had been doing) her homework
for an hour when her mum came home.
25) This time tomorrow we (will lie/ will be lying/ will have lain) on the
26) She (has been learning/ will learn/ will have been learning) English
for 8 years by the end of next year.
27) Jane, dear, (did you call/ have you called/ were you calling) Andy?