Everyday English Placement Test 5/5

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 84

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This English language test will indicate which Everyday English coursebook you should use, which of the Trinity College London Graded English Spoken English exams you should take, and your level of English with reference to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). For an accurate score you must also complete Everyday English Placement Test parts 1 - 4. IN THIS SECTION FILL THE SPACE IN EACH QUESTION WITH ONE WORD ONLY.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The government keeps telling us things are improving, but I think the situation is just getting _______ .
  • 2. 
    If there's something you want to tell me just say it - don't beat about the ________ .
  • 3. 
    As this is your first day with us don't be afraid to ask if there's anything you don't understand - some of our systems take a bit of __________ used to.  
  • 4. 
    One of the problems with giving aid to developing countries is that it can easily fall into the wrong __________ .
  • 5. 
    We still have some way to go before we see real equality in the workplace where gender is concerned; there are still far __________ women than men in the top jobs at boardroom level.
  • 6. 
    After protracted talks the management team announced that the airline had finally ____________ an agreement with the union.
  • 7. 
    Even today many teachers find that a carrot and __________ approach can be very effective in the classroom.
  • 8. 
    I agree that she's talented and has great potential, but I'm still not convinced she's management _______________ .
  • 9. 
    I could tell from his expression that he didn't have the faintest __________ what I meant.
  • 10. 
    He left at midday, so he __________ to be here soon.
  • 11. 
    We're doing our best to keep the business going in the current economic climate, but I really feel we're fighting a losing ____________ .
  • 12. 
    Look, If you don’t want to come to the meal, don’t come. I don’t want you to feel like I’m holding a ________ to your head.
  • 13. 
    I was looking forward to seeing that film, but now I don't think I'll bother; what you've just told me has really put me ________ .
  • 14. 
    My daughter is a good cook, but she always makes a real _________ of the kitchen – dirty dishes everywhere! 
  • 15. 
    We've had a few delays getting our website up and running, but _________ than that everything's going fine.
  • 16. 
    In Cyprus it __________ ever rains in the summer. 
  • 17. 
    We saw some men having a fight in the street, but the police arrived and quickly broke it _______ .
  • 18. 
    I ___________ the house upside-down but still didn’t find my bracelet.
  • 19. 
    These days companies have to pay careful attention to the health and safety of their employees, otherwise they _________ being sued.
  • 20. 
    I’m now earning twice as much as I did at my old job, and I’m doing less travelling. Being made redundant turned out to be a blessing in __________ .  
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