Gateway B2 U 5 Grammar And Vocabulary

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    Questions 16-30.

  • 2. 

    Questions 1-15.

  • 3. 

    Complete the second sentence so it means the same as the first, using the word given. Do not change the word given. Use between two and five words. Janet is definitely in New York now because her flight only took four hours.MUSTJanet ……………………… now because her flight only took four hours.

    Explanation
    Janet must be in New York now because her flight only took four hours.

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  • 4. 

    I’m sure Marcus hasn’t finished his assignment because I just saw him working on it.CAN’TMarcus ……………………… his assignment because I just saw him working on it.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "can't have finished" because the speaker is expressing certainty that Marcus has not finished his assignment based on the fact that they just saw him working on it. The phrase "can't have finished" implies that it is impossible for Marcus to have completed the assignment given the recent observation.

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  • 5. 

    I think you should change your money before you go on holiday.HADYou ……………………… your money before you go on holiday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had better change". This is because the phrase "had better" is used to give advice or make a strong recommendation. In this context, it suggests that it is important or advisable to change your money before going on holiday.

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  • 6. 

    It’s quite possible that Mike missed the train because he left work very late.MIGHTMike ……………………… the train because he left work very late.

    Explanation
    Mike might have missed the train because he left work very late. This suggests that there is a possibility that Mike did not catch the train due to the fact that he left work late. The phrase "might have missed" indicates uncertainty and speculation about the situation.

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  • 7. 

    It wasn’t a good idea to spend so much money on a mobile phone.HAVEYou ……………………… so much money on a mobile phone.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shouldn't have spent". This is because the original sentence implies that spending a large amount of money on a mobile phone was not a good idea. The phrase "shouldn't have spent" indicates regret or disapproval for a past action, which aligns with the context of the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    Complete the text with the correct form of a modal verb and the verb given. Our teacher gave us an interesting assignment the other day. We have to give a presentation about inspirational women. We are (1) ……………………… (choose) women from any field – scientists, sportswomen, politicians, artists or even somebody we know personally.

    Explanation
    The correct form of the modal verb to complete the sentence is "allowed to choose." This means that the speaker has permission or authorization to select women from any field for their presentation on inspirational women.

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  • 9. 

    I’ve decided to do mine about Serena Williams. I love watching tennis but Ithink it (2) ……………………… (be) quite a boring job sometimes. You have to practise for hours on end and you need great discipline. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "must be". In the given sentence, the speaker is expressing their opinion about the job of playing tennis. They believe that it can be quite boring and requires a lot of practice and discipline. The phrase "must be" is used to convey a strong possibility or probability, indicating that the speaker is certain about their assessment of the job.

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  • 10. 

    Serena grew up in a really poor neighbourhood and she (3) ……………………… (find) it easy but her father was determined that she and her sister Venus were going to be great tennis players. She has won so many tennis tournaments now it’s incredible.

  • 11. 

    She (4) ……………………… (work) really hard to come back from her injuries and areally serious illness, too. She is also interested in fashion and the arts.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "must have worked, had to work". The sentence is talking about someone who worked really hard to come back from injuries and a serious illness. The phrase "must have worked" implies that it was necessary for her to work hard in order to recover. The phrase "had to work" suggests that she had no other choice but to put in a lot of effort. Both phrases convey the idea of a strong commitment and determination to overcome challenges.

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  • 12. 

    She will (5) ………………… (do) a lot of work but she could become just as famous for those activities in the future because she is so focused.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have to do, need to do". This is because the sentence is talking about the subject's future obligations and requirements. "Have to do" implies a necessity or obligation to complete the work, while "need to do" suggests that it is necessary for her to do the work in order to achieve her goals and become famous. Both phrases convey a sense of responsibility and importance attached to the work.

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  • 13. 

    Complete the second sentence so it means the same as the first, using the word given. Do not change the word given. Use between two and five words. 1 We’re not spending all our money now because we want to go to Paris next month.ASIDEWe ……………………… so we can go to Paris next month.

    Explanation
    We are setting some money aside, are putting some money aside, are setting aside some money, are putting aside some money so we can go to Paris next month.

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  • 14. 

    I spent a lot of money on a new pair of expensive shoes last week.OUTI ……………………… a new pair of expensive shoes last week.

    Explanation
    The phrase "splashed out on" means to spend a large amount of money on something, especially when it is considered extravagant or unnecessary. In this context, the speaker spent a lot of money on a new pair of expensive shoes, which aligns with the meaning of "splashed out on."

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  • 15. 

    If you look carefully, you can sometimes find some real bargains at street markets.UPIf you look carefully, you can sometimes ……………………… some real bargains at street markets.

    Explanation
    The phrase "pick up" means to acquire or obtain something, often at a low cost or in a casual manner. In the given context, it suggests that if you pay close attention or search attentively, you may be able to find good deals or inexpensive items at street markets.

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  • 16. 

    We need to stop spending so much on eating out.BACKWe need ……………………… on eating out.

    Explanation
    The phrase "to cut back" means to reduce or decrease something, in this case, the amount of money spent on eating out. The sentence suggests that the speaker believes they are spending too much on dining out and should make an effort to spend less. Therefore, "to cut back" is the correct answer as it accurately conveys the idea of reducing spending on eating out.

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  • 17. 

    How much did you have to pay for the laptop and printer?COMEHow much did the ……………………… ?

  • 18. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email. Hi Carol,How’s your new school? Hope you’re still enjoying it. I've had a lot of exams recently so I've spent most of my time revising. I (1) ’m allowed/mustn’t to use the computers atschool to revise during breaks so that helps.

    • A.

      ’m allowed

    • B.

      Mustn’t to

    Correct Answer
    A. ’m allowed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I'm allowed". This is because the sentence is talking about the speaker being allowed to use the computers at school to revise during breaks. The phrase "I'm allowed" indicates permission or authorization to do something, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 19. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email. The science test was really hard and I was sure I'd failed but I (2) didn’t have to/needn’t have worried. I got top marks! Anyway, did I tell you I'm going to New York with my mum?We’ve decided to go in December for a shopping trip. 

    • A.

      Didn’t have to

    • B.

      Needn’t have

    Correct Answer
    B. Needn’t have
    Explanation
    The speaker initially thought they had failed the science test, but it turns out they didn't need to worry because they ended up getting top marks. The phrase "needn't have" is used to express that there was no necessity or obligation for the speaker to worry about the test since they did well.

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  • 20. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email. I’m really looking forward to it, but I (3) mustn’t/needn’t spend too much because I’m going away again on a school trip in March and I have to save up for that.

    • A.

      Mustn’t

    • B.

      Needn’t

    Correct Answer
    A. Mustn’t
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mustn't". In this context, the speaker is saying that they are not allowed to spend too much money because they need to save up for a school trip in March. "Mustn't" is used to express prohibition or something that is not allowed. "Needn't" would imply that it is not necessary to spend too much money, but it is still allowed if the speaker chooses to do so.

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  • 21. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email. I’ll need some new clothes for that trip so I (4) should/ought look for some while we’re inNew York. 

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    A. Should
    Explanation
    The word "should" is the correct answer because it indicates a recommendation or suggestion. In this context, the speaker is expressing their intention to look for new clothes while they are in New York, implying that it is a sensible or advisable course of action. "Ought" could also be considered as a possible alternative, but it is less commonly used in modern English and may sound slightly more formal or old-fashioned.

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  • 22. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email. I will (5) have to/must do lots of extra chores around the house and maybe even find a part-time job, but it will be worth it!Hope to see you soon.Nancy 

    • A.

      Have to

    • B.

      Must

    Correct Answer
    A. Have to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have to". In this context, the speaker is talking about the necessity or obligation to do lots of extra chores around the house and possibly find a part-time job. "Have to" is used to express this obligation or necessity.

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  • 23. 

    Complete the email with one word in each gap. Dear Mr Conway,Thank you for your email regarding the coat that you bought online in our recent (1) ……………………… . I’m sorry to hear that it was not the right size for your father. Unfortunately, we cannot exchange it for another one as that line has now beendiscontinued.

    Correct Answer
    sale
    Explanation
    The email is addressing a customer named Mr. Conway who bought a coat online during a recent sale. The customer is expressing dissatisfaction with the size of the coat and is requesting an exchange. However, the email explains that the coat cannot be exchanged because the line has been discontinued.

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  • 24. 

    Complete the email with one word in each gap. However, if you bring the item into the shop, along with the (2) ……………………… , we will be happy to give you a (3) ……………………… or we can exchange it for something else.

    Correct Answer
    receipt
    Explanation
    If you bring the item into the shop, along with the receipt, we will be happy to give you a refund or we can exchange it for something else.

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  • 25. 

    Complete the email with one word in each gap. However, if you bring the item into the shop, along with the (2) ……………………… , we will be happy to give you a (3) ……………………… or we can exchange it for something else.

    Correct Answer
    refund
    Explanation
    If you bring the item into the shop, along with the receipt, we will be happy to give you a refund or we can exchange it for something else.

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  • 26. 

    Complete the email with one word in each gap. We are offering various special (4) ……………………… at the moment but these offers are only available in store and not online. 

    Correct Answer
    discounts
    Explanation
    The email is informing the recipient that various special discounts are currently being offered. However, these discounts can only be availed in-store and not online.

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  • 27. 

    Complete the email with one word in each gap. They represent excellent (5) ……………………… for money and I am sure you will find something suitable.I hope that has answered your query and I look forward to seeing you in our store soon.Kind regards,Annie JonesCustomer Services Manager 

    Correct Answer
    value
    Explanation
    The word "value" fits into the gap in the email because it completes the phrase "excellent value for money." This phrase suggests that the products or services being offered are of high quality and are priced reasonably, making them a good deal for customers. The email is assuring the recipient that they will find something suitable that offers good value for their money.

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  • 28. 

    Complete the dialogue with these words and phrases. There are two extra options.account • bank charges • cut back • debt • pay back • savings • sell out A: Could you lend me some money? Just till Friday. I’ve got some in my (1) ……………………… but I can’t access it until then because the cheque has only just been paid in. If I take any more out, I’ll be overdrawn and I’ll have to pay (2) ……………………… .

    Correct Answer
    account
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "account". The person is asking to borrow money because they have some in their account but cannot access it until Friday. If they take out any more money, they will be overdrawn and will have to pay bank charges.

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  • 29. 

    Complete the dialogue with these words and phrases. There are two extra options.account • bank charges • cut back • debt • pay back • savings • sell out A: Could you lend me some money? Just till Friday. I’ve got some in my (1) ……………………… but I can’t access it until then because the cheque has only just been paid in. If I take any more out, I’ll be overdrawn and I’ll have to pay (2) …………………… .

    Correct Answer
    bank charges
    Explanation
    The speaker is asking for a loan because they have money in their bank account but cannot access it until Friday. If they take out more money, they will be overdrawn and will have to pay bank charges.

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  • 30. 

    Complete the dialogue with these words and phrases. There are two extra options.account • bank charges • cut back • debt • pay back • savings • sell out B: What do you need it for?A: I really want to get tickets for that concert on Saturday. They will (3) ……………………… really quickly. 

    Correct Answer
    sell out
    Explanation
    A: I really want to get tickets for that concert on Saturday. They will sell out really quickly.

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  • 31. 

    Complete the dialogue with these words and phrases. There are two extra options.account • bank charges • cut back • debt • pay back • savings • sell out B: What’s wrong with your credit card?A: Actually, I got into a bit of (4) ……………………… last year, so I haven’t got one at the moment.

    Correct Answer
    debt
    Explanation
    The person is explaining that they don't have a credit card at the moment because they got into debt last year. This means that they owe money to someone or some institution, which is preventing them from having a credit card.

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  • 32. 

    Complete the dialogue with these words and phrases. There are two extra options.account • bank charges • cut back • debt • pay back • savings • sell out B: Hmm. If it was for food, I might lend you some, but you need to learn to manage your money better.A: I know. But I have got the money.B: All right, just this once. But you have to (5) ……………………… the money on Friday or the tickets are mine.A: Thanks. I will. You’re the best brother!

    Correct Answer
    pay back
    Explanation
    A: Hmm. If it was for food, I might lend you some, but you need to learn to manage your money better.
    A: I know. But I have got the money.
    B: All right, just this once. But you have to pay back the money on Friday or the tickets are mine.
    A: Thanks. I will. You're the best brother!

    In this dialogue, person A is asking person B for some money. Person B agrees to lend the money but emphasizes that person A needs to pay it back by Friday. The correct answer, "pay back," fits perfectly in the dialogue as it completes the sentence and aligns with the context of the conversation.

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