ENGLISH DIAGNOSTIC TEST - I

 

NAME

 

PART I

A. Circle the letter that corresponds to the correct verb for the sentence that is given.

EXAMPLE: We a television yesterday.

a) buy b) buyed c) bought a b c

1. Both doors closed.

a) is b) were c) was a b c

a) put b) puts c) is putting a b c

3. This pen to me.

a) belong b) belongs c) is belonging a b c

4. ________Mary and Tom at the party last night?

a) Was b) Were c) Are a b c

5. There nobody at home.

a) was b) were c) be a b c

6. I enjoy on trips.

a) to go b) going c) go a b c

7. After leaving the office, he home.

a) has gone b) went c) was gone a b c

8. Last night we dinner at home.

a) have eaten b) eat c) ate a b c

9. Have you ever a Cadillac?

a) drove b) drives c) driven a b c

10. I was so tired, I down on the bed.

a) lain b) lay c) laid a b c

11. Jim has a cold.

a) catches b) caught c) catched a b c

12. The cup when I dropped it.

a) broken b) break c) broke a b c

 

B. Circle the letter that corresponds to the correct preposition

EXAMPLE: I'm surprised you! a) at b) with c) for a b c

1. They arrived New Orleans last night.

a) at b) in c) for a b c

2. He lives 509 Augusta Boulevard.

a) at b) on c) in a b c

3. Beware the dog!

a) for b) to c) of a b c

4. He is very interested old musical instruments.

a) of b) by c) in a b c

5. You can depend him.

a) on b) by c) with a b c

6. They arrived Kennedy Airport at 6:30.

a) in b) to c) at a b c

7. I don't agree you.

a) to b) with c) at a b c

8. She is very good explaining things.

a) in b) on c) at a b c

C. Choose a suitable answer for each of the questions.

1. Are my friend and I early? Yes,

a) we are b) you are c) they are. a b c

2. Must the Smiths go out today? Yes,

a) she must b) we must c) they must a b c

3. Is the Taurus a good car? Yes,

a) that is. b) it is. c) she is. a b c

4. How are you?

a) Not at all. b) Fine, thank you.

c) You're welcome. a b c

5. Am I disturbing you?

a. No, here you are. b) No, I hope not. c) No, not at all. a b c

6. Will you please come this way?

a) Of course. b) Really! c) You're right. a b c

7. May I come in?

Please do. b) Very well, thank you.  c) Yes, thank you. a b c

8. Thank you for helping me!

a) You're welcome. b) Thanks. c) Excuse me. a b c

D. Circle the correct alternative.

1. He is honest man.

a) a b) an c) any a b c

2. Helen didn't want to go ______.

a) also b) neither c) either a b c

3. He spends time on his homework.

a) much b) many c) often a b c

4. Do you like for breakfast?

a) tea b) the tea c) a tea a b c

5. Didn't he tell you ?

a) where was the key b) where the key was

c) the key was where a b c

6. I would like to a request.

a) do b) tell c) make a b c

7. We have been here three months.

a) for b) during c) since a b c

8. Henry is taller George.

a) from b) as c) than a b c

9. George is coming to the party,

a) does he? b) won't he? c) isn't he? a b c

10. I not come to this class yesterday.

a) can b) could c) should a b c

E. Choose the correct alternative.

1. Did you walk by the sea yesterday?

Yes, I walked. b) Yes, I did walk. c) Yes, I did. a b c

2. it yet?

Have you did b) Have you done  c) You have done a b c

3. pass me the salt, please? Ok, here you are.

a) You will b) Can you c) You can a b c

4. Gerald the tickets.

already bought b) had already buyed  c) has bought already a b c

5. What language ?

speak they b) do they speak  c) does they speak a b c

6. Richard to a girl when I saw him.

a) talked b) was talking c) did talk a b c

7. When he , will you tell him to meet me in the lobby?

a) arrives b) is going to arrive c) will arrive a b c

8. Which picture when you came in?

a) were they looking at b) have they looked at

c) are they looking at a b c

9. Teachers are lucky because they work in the summer.

a) haven't to b) mustn't c) don't have to a b c

10. There isn't at home.

a) no one b) anyone c) any people a b c

F. Vocabulary

Circle the letter that corresponds to the correct word(s).

1. The opposite of sharp is

4. We often use the word hard as the opposite of

a) new b) easy c) fine a b c

8. He visited her daily means

a) all day b) every day c) almost every day a b c

11. At last means

12. Little by little means

13. To make up one's mind is to

14. When a person attends class, he a) listens to

15. When we waste money, we

16. If the Joneses purchase a house, they

17. If Jill blushed, she

18.When you pay a huge sum of money, you pay

c) a tiny amount of money. a b c

19.When I cannot prevent something, I cannot

a) cure b) help c) stop it a b c

20.If someone says to you "Look out!" this means

a) look out the window b) wait c) be careful a b c

 

PART II – LISTENING COMPREHENSION

EXAMPLE: chair a b c

1. policeman a b c

2. photographer a b c

3. department store a b c

4. kitchen a b c

5. cushion a b c

6. library a b c

 

1. a) at the supermarket a b c

b) at the gym

c) at school

2. a) at the market a b c

b) at a party

c) at a swimming pool

3. a) in the kitchen a b c

b) in a restaurant

c) at the supermarket

4. a) at the theatre a b c

b) at a disco

c) at the beach

5. a) in the bedroom a b c

b) at a clothing store

c) in the closet

6. a) at home a b c

b) in the classroom

c) at the doctor's office

FOR TEACHERS ONLY

PART II OF THE DIAGNOSTIC TEST

The following should be read to the students clearly and fairly slowly. Read twice. Do not repeat too many times. It is best if the dialogue is read by two people.

EXAMPLE: chair a) furniture for sleeping

b) furniture to sit on

c) furniture for the bathroom

The correct answer is: b).

Circle the b on the right side of your paper.

1. policeman a) a man who comes from another country

b) a man who keeps law and order

c) a man who drives taxis

2. photographer a) a person who uses a camera to take pictures

b) the art of taking pictures with a camera

c) a picture made by using a camera

3. department store a) the same as a block of houses

b) a storage room where they keep spare parts

4. kitchen a) a part of the house where you keep the car

c) a room in the house where you cook

5. cushion a) something you use to cover yourself

c) something you like to eat

6. library a) a place where you go to borrow money

b) a place where you go to buy books

c) a place where you go to borrow books

 

1. Jane: Hi! Wow, that test was really hard!

Frank: Yeah. I didn't have time to study.

 

2. Mary: Have you tried the dip?

Alice: Yes. I had some with the potato chips.

Mary: Would you like some more punch?

 

3. Mrs. Johnson: Boy, are these prices high, especially when

you're cooking for a big family.

4. Bill: The waves are big today.

Joe: They sure are. I'm not going in by myself.

 

5. Kris: This looks like my size. Could I try it on?

Mrs. Nelson: Sure, the dressing room is on your left.

 

ENGLISH DIAGNOSTIC TEST - II

 

NAME

PART I

EXAMPLE: We a television yesterday.

a) buy b) buyed c) bought a b c

1. How many people at your party?

a) is b) was c) were a b c

2. The book over there to me.

a) belongs b) belong c) is belonging a b c

a) went b) has gone c) is going a b c

a) met b) have met c) meet a b c

a) gets b) got c) gotten a b c

10. The ball that he was mine.

a) catches b) caught c) catched a b c

a) going b) to go c) go skiing? a b c

 

 

1. Where do you eat? I eat home.

a) in b) at c) by a b c

a) in b) at c) to a b c

6. Who is going to take care the dog

a) for b) with c) of a b c

7. If you don't know the phone number, you can look_____

in the phone book.

8. I had not seen Maria for a long time,

but I ran her in the supermarket yesterday.

a) with b) at c) into a b c

C. Choose the correct answer for each of the questions.

a) Yes, thank you. b) Some milk, please.

c) No juice, thank you. a b c

a) Yes, I don't b) No, I do. c) Yes, I do. a b c

a) No, thank you. b) Yes, I am. c) Sure. a b c

a) I have it here. b) Yes, I know. c) I don't know. a b c

a) Certainly. b) Thanks. c) They were expensive. a b c

D. Circle the letter which has the correct word or words.

a) the b) an c) a a b c

a) a few b) some c) much a b c

a) as b) than c) from a b c

a) say b) tell c) know a b c

a) often b) many c) much a b c

a) the least b) less c) least a b c

7. I want to swim, but they do not allow in this lake.

a) to go swim b) I swim c) swimming a b c

9. David is student in the class.

10. When Karen was little, she dance.

a) used to b) use c) used a b c

E. Choose the correct answer.

a) do you do? b) are you doing? c) you are doing ? a b c

4. When she , please tell her I'll be home soon.

a) will call b) calls c) is going to call a b c

a) Yes, I did go. b) Yes, I went. c) Yes, I did. a b c

6. Maria an interesting book.

7. What classes ?

9. Karen doesn't like her school, ?

a) does she? b) doesn't she? c) isn't she? a b c

10. Didn't you ask her ?

F. Vocabulary

Give the correct definition of the word(s) that are underlined.

a) I give you b) you loan me c) I take a b c

4. Think it over means

7. Nevertheless means

8. An empty box

c) has something in it a b c

a) discourage b) look for c) send away a b c

a) consent b) honesty c) proof a b c

a) a poem b) a subject c) an article a b c

a) quarreled b) purchased something c) discussed a b c

a) tiny b) full c) huge a b c

a) twice a week b) once a week c) every day a b c

a) on a trip b) every day c) to work a b c

 

 

PART II – LISTENING COMPREHENSION

EXAMPLE: chair a b c

1. shirt a b c

2. family Room a b c

3. hammer a b c

4. librarian a b c

5. supermarket a b c

6. blanket a b c

1. a) at the hospital a b c

b) at the drugstore

c) at the doctor's office

2. a) in the living room a b c

b) in the dining room

c) in the kitchen

3. a) at the theatre a b c

b) at the museum

c) at the disco

4. a) in a car a b c

b) in a taxi

c) on a bus

5. a) in the hallway a b c

b) in the classroom

c) in the cafeteria

6. a) at the bus stop a b c b) in the garage

c) on the hill

 

 

 

 

 

FOR TEACHERS ONLY

PART II

b) furniture to sit on

c) furniture for the bathroom

The correct answer is:

b). Circle the b on the right side of your paper.

b) something that only girls wear

c) something boys might wear with pants

2. family room a) the place where you watch T.V.

b) the place where you keep your car

c) the place where you wash clothes

3. hammer a) a gardener's tool

b) a dentist's tool

c) a carpenter's tool

4. librarian a) a person who works in a bookstore

b) a person who helps people find books

c) a person who sells books

5. supermarket a) a place to buy clothing

b) a discount store

c) a place to buy food

6. blanket a) something you wear

b) something you use in bed

c) something you sit on

 

 

DIRECTIONS: Read together with student(s)

1. Jane: I have a headache. What do you recommend?

John: You might try some aspirin. It's on the top

2. Bill: May I help you do the dishes?

Sister: That would be great. Would you rather wash or dry?

Bill: I'll wash. Could you bring the dishes to me in here?

Maria: I hope that we don't have to sit too close to

the screen.

4. Joe: Hi, Jim. Are you going home?

Jim: No, I'm going to the library. I have to get off

at the next stop.

5. Jenny: Susan, hurry up. We'll be late for class.

out of my locker.

6. Keiko: Is this where I catch the # 2?

Jim: I think so. It should come by very soon.

ENGLISH DIAGNOSTIC TEST - III

 

NAME

 

PART I

EXAMPLE: We a television set yesterday.

a) buy b) buyed c) bought a b c

1. He know what to do.

a) isn't b) don't c) doesn't a b c

2. ready in a minute.

a) I should b) I'll be c) I'm being a b c

3. They in that area since 1995.

a)lived b) have been living c) used to live a b c

4. The pharmacist isn't sure when your

prescription ready.

a) will be b) will c) it's a b c

5. There near the river.

a) is benches located b) benches are located

c) are benches located a b c

6. I to many people.

a) have introduced b) have been introduced

c) have been introducing a b c

7. Please the baby in the crib.

a) lie b) lay c) laid a b c

8. They their homework yet.

a) have done b) did c) haven't done a b c

9. She'll visit the park if she the time.

a) has b) had c) has had a b c

10. They cards before we arrived.

a) play b) had been playing c) have been playing a b c

11. If they taller, they could go on that ride.

a) were b) is c) has a b c

12. The glass when it fell on the kitchen floor.

a) break b) broke c) broken a b c

 

1. She called her party because she had the flu.

a) up b) on c) off a b c

2. Do you take your mother or your father?

a) up b) after c) on a b c

3. I'm glad that I've gotten my cold.

a) over b) up c) out a b c

4. Can you give me more information the test?

a) of b) about c) in a b c

5. My friends dropped to visit today.

a) up b) over c) out a b c

6. You can pick the video tape we'll

watch tonight.

a) on b) to c) out a b c

The boy is trying to get the box out______

under the bed.

a) of b) about c) from a b c

8. Could you please throw this for me?

a) up b) over c) away a b c

9. Those children really look their father.

a) up on b) up to c) up toward a b c

10. Keep studying to perfect your English.

a) with b) to c) on a b c

 

letter to the right.

1. How are you doing?

a) Fine, thanks. b) I'm watching T.V.

c) I'm doing it slowly. a b c

2. What is Ann going to study?

a) She's going to study English.

b) She's studying English.

c) She's going to study tonight. a b c

3. Are the children living with their mother or their father?

a) They're living with their mother or father.

b) Yes, they are.

c) They're living with their father. a b c

4. When did Frank go to the barber shop?

a) He went last week. b) He goes there once a month.

c) He did there last week. a b c

5. How often do you read that magazine?

a) I read it quickly. b) I read it last month.

c) I read it once in a while a b c

6. Which man met you at the airport?

a) The one who's wearing the blue suit.

b) The International Airport.

c) The man met me on time. a b c

7. How much coffee does she drink?

a) She drinks it slowly. b) She drinks 3 cups a day.

c) She drinks it often. a b c

8. He works on the weekend, doesn't he?

a) Yes, he doesn't. b) No, he does. c) No, he doesn't. a b c

D. Choose the correct alternative.

1. umbrella is necessary when it rains.

a) An b) One c) Some a b c

2. Please the children a story.

a) tell b) ask c) say a b c

3. That's museum I've ever visited.

4. Haven't you ever tasted guavas before?

a) Yes, I haven't. b) No, I have. c) No, I haven't. a b c

5. He not come to class tomorrow.

a) could b) might c) has a b c

6. We took a of an interesting city.

a) tour b) journey c) walk a b c

7. We drank bottles of soda.

a) a little b) a lot c) a few a b c

8. You're than my brother.

a) tallest b) taller c) as tall a b c

E. Choose the correct word or words.

1. I heard them another language.

a) speak b) to speak c) spoke a b c

2. Do you know if there is at home?

a) nobody b) any people c) anyone a b c

3. They've caught a cold, and .

a) so has their families

b) neither will their families

c) so have their families a b c

4. What ? I'm working on my Chemistry.

a) you are doing b) do you do c) are you doing a b c

5. Teachers are lucky because they work on

Christmas or Easter.

a) haven't to b) don't have to c) mustn't a b c

6. I want a car, but it is not allowed.

a) driving b) driven c) to drive a b c

7. I already did my homework.

a) Have you done yours? b) Have you did yours?

c) You have done yours? a b c

8. What would you like to eat for dinner?

9. John the bread and milk.

10. Did you go swimming yesterday?

a) Yes, I went. b) Yes, I did. c) Yes, I did go. a b c

 

F. Vocabulary. Choose the correct meaning of the word that is

underlined.

1. I tapped on your door this morning,

but you weren't at home.

a) hit b) knocked c) pushed a b c

2. My neighbor lent me a hammer yesterday.

a) borrowed b) let me borrow c) handed me a b c

3. When did you get back from your vacation?

a) turn around b) return c) leave a b c

4. You need to give the waiter a tip.

a) some help b) the top c) some money a b c

5. My mother says that my room is very messy.

a) disorderly b) orderly c) neat a b c

6. She has taken a first aid course.

a) emergency b) beginning c) helping a b c

7. I wonder why they're late.

a) wander b) want to know c) wish a b c

8. We got an invitation to their party.

a) a card b) request to join c) asking a b c

with the class.

a) looks b) asks c) goes over a b c

10. A person who is guilty did something

a) good b) wrong c) funny a b c

11. If you get rice instead of potatoes,

that means you don't want

a) potatoes b) rice c) either rice or potatoes a b c

12. That jacket was a real bargain. It was

a) expensive b) nice c) cheap a b c

13. When you go jogging, it means that you are

a) driving b) running c) travelling a b c

14. She is currently studying languages.

a) often b) now c) very hard a b c

15. That is a complicated situation.

a) difficult b) complete c) pleasant a b c

16. I'm allergic to strawberries.

a) I like to eat b) I can eat c) I can't eat a b c

17. She is concerned about her mother's health.

a) afraid of b) worried about c) thinking about a b c

18. They're used to waking up early in the morning.

a) woke up early before, but not now

b) like to wake up early

c) accustomed to waking up early a b c

19. People who get a ticket for speeding are driving___.

a) the wrong way b) without a license c) too fast a b c

20. He went on a blind date.

a) He met her earlier b) He never met her before

c) He couldn't see her a b c

 

PART II – LISTENING COMPREHENSION

EXAMPLE: chair a b c

1. pillow a b c

2. gardener a b c

3. sink a b c

4. graduate a b c

5. cupboard a b c

6. dentist a b c

PART II

1. a) in the kitchen a b c

b) in the basement

c) in the living room

2. a) in the garden a b c

b) in the bedroom

c) in the bathroom

3. a) in the dining room a b c

b) in the living room

c) in the den

4. a) in the family room a b c

b) in the dining room

c) in the bathroom

5. a) in the bedroom a b c

b) in the living room

c) on the porch

6. a) at the swimming pool a b c

b) at the beach

c) in the park

 

FOR THE TEACHERS ONLY

PART II OF THE DIAGNOSTIC TEST

The following should be read to the students clearly and slowly. Do not repeat too many times. It is best if the dialogues are read by two people.

EXAMPLE: chair

a) furniture for sleeping

b) furniture to sit on

c) furniture for the bathroom

The correct answer is:

b). Circle the b on the right side of this paper.

1. pillow a) a farm tool

b) a cloud in the sky

c) a place to put your head

 

2. gardener a) a person who works in a museum

b) a person who cuts the grass

c) a person who cleans the house

3. sink a) a place to swim

b) a place to put your clothes

c) a place to wash your hands

 

4. graduate a) someone who completed school

b) someone who studies for a long time

c) someone who likes school

 

5. cupboard a) wood to stand on

b) a place to put dishes

c) part of a computer

 

6. dentist a) a doctor who examines skin

b) a doctor who specializes in ears and hearing

c) a doctor who examines teeth

1. Jenny: What happened in here? There's a funny smell.

Jimmie: The toast just got burned.

 

2. Ken: Look, I'm bleeding. I must have cut myself.

Mother: Here. We have some band-aids in this medicine

cabinet.

 

3. Helen: What beautiful silverware you have on the table.

Mother: I got it from my mother. I only use it when we

have guests.

 

4. Dad: I wonder what's on T.V. Let's look at the schedule.

Steve: I'll turn it on. I'd like to watch some T.V.

tonight.

 

5. Lily: Do you need another blanket?

Margie: No, thanks. This comforter is warm enough.

6. Mike: The sun is great today. I wonder if the water is

warm enough to swim.

Chris: I don't know, but the sand is warm.

ENGLISH DIAGNOSTIC TEST - IV

 

 

NAME

 

PART I

EXAMPLE: We a television yesterday.

a) buy b) buyed c) bought a b c

1. What she do?

a) does b) is c) has a b c

2. They tomorrow.

a) works b) have been working c) are working a b c

3. I in this city for a long time.

a) am being b) have been c) will be being a b c

4. If people more carefully, there

would be fewer accidents.

a) drove b) drive c) are driving a b c

5. you give me some advice?

a) Have b) Can c) Are a b c

6. You up earlier yesterday. You came late.

7. Did you that dress yourself?

a) made b) do c) make a b c

8. worry. We'll get there on time.

a) Won't b) Don't c) Can't a b c

9. We our friends, if we had had more time.

a) visited b) would visit c) would have visited a b c

10. We wonder when they their car.

a) will buy b) had bought c) have bought a b c

11. I like to reserve a seat on the next flight.

a) want to b) would c) am a b c

12. parking permitted here?

a) Is b) Did c) Has a b c

1. She lives and works Tokyo.

a) at b) in c) of a b c

2. They're the beach.

a) at b) in c) out a b c

3. The restaurant is around the corner the bank.

a) of b) out c) from a b c

4. The teacher called Jim.

a) of b) out c) on a b c

5. She should sit him so that she can help him.

a) by b) over c) for a b c

6. You need to look that word in your dictionary.

a) over b) on c) up a b c

7. After having eaten some spoiled food,

the child threw .

a) up b) out c) off a b c

8. I hope that I don't run time during the test.

a) off of b) out of c) out from a b c

C. Choose the best next line in the short dialogues below.

1. What a nice day!

a) Yes, it will be. b) It sure is! c) It's Monday. a b c

2. Would you mind changing seats with me?

c) No, I'm not. a b c

3. She's such a sweet girl.

4. I don't feel well today.

c) That's too bad. a b c

5. It would be a good idea to wait to go out

until the rain stops.

a) I suppose so. b) I want to. c) Yes, it does. a b c

6. What's the matter?

a) No problem. b) Nothing. c) There's nothing. a b c

7. He didn't study last night.

a) She did, too. b) She did either.

c) She didn't either. a b c

8. You're supposed to sign this form.

a) I did? b) I am? c) I was? a b c

D. Choose the correct alternative.

1. We didn't know how to the computer.

a) begin b) plug out c) hook up a b c

2. Would you be in going to the beach?

a) interested b) interesting c) interest a b c

3. That boy is in the class.

a) taller b) tall c) the tallest a b c

4. Do you know how to spaghetti?

a) do b) make c) see a b c

5. She doesn't have time to sleep. She is so busy.

a) many b) few c) much a b c

6. When I was a baby, I cry a lot.

a) use b) used to c) always a b c

7. My mother likes to stories.

a) tell b) say c) know a b c

8. My friend is taller me.

a) as b) from c) than a b c

9. She is friend of mine.

a) the b) an c) a a b c

10. May I ask you have an account here?

a) do b) whether c) will a b c

E. Read each sentence and decide WHO says it.

1. "Raise your hand if you have a question."

a) mother b) psychologist c) teacher a b c

2. "Would you like some more coffee?"

a) salesperson b) waitress c) cashier a b c

3. "Please wash your hands before dinner."

a) mother b) psychologist c) teacher a b c

4. "The receipt for your shirt is in the bag."

a) salesperson b) mechanic c) boss a b c

5. "Didn't you see the stop sign?"

a) teacher b) police officer c) waitress a b c

6. "Mr. Johnson, you have a call on line three."

a) secretary b) salesperson c) repairman a b c

7. "Your T.V. will be ready next week."

a) actor b) repairman c) mechanic a b c

8. "If I am elected governor, I'll balance

a) company president b) politician c) secretary a b c

9. "How much would you like to deposit?"

a) cashier b) salesperson c) bank teller a b c

a) cashier b) bus driver c) office clerk a b c

F. Vocabulary and Idioms. Choose the correct word or expression

which fits the following sentences.

1. The opposite of hard is

a) small b) soft c) sharp a b c

2. When the teacher gives a quiz, he gives

a) an assignment b) new work c) a test a b c

3. To attend a class means to

a) wait for b) go to c) give up a b c

4. To lend means to a) give temporarily b) take c) borrow a b c

5. If I brush my teeth energetically, I brush them

a) slowly b) carefully c) with strength a b c

6. He told me not to interfere with them.

a) get between them b) help them c) teach a b c

7. When an aunt helps to raise a child, she

a) lifts it up b) helps bring it up c) helps it study a b c

8. The word contemporary means:

a) current b) yesterday c) once in a while a b c

9. If I mispronounce a word, I

a) use the wrong word b) talk too loud

c) don't say it right a b c

10. When my friend intends to do something, he

a) wants b) is planning c) doesn't know how a b c

11. The word magnificent means:

a) wonderful b) magic c) lots of money a b c

a) I like dogs b) I don't like dogs

c) I am afraid of dogs a b c

14. I don't like stormy weather.

a) rough b) foggy c) chilly a b c

15. People are usually cheered up by monkeys.

a) hurt b) surrounded c) amused a b c

16. A museum has exhibits. It has

a) pictures b) sculptures c) shows a b c

17. My ankle feels very sore.

a) strong b) hurt c) worse a b c

18. He got off the bus at school.

a) left b) mounted c) waited for a b c

19. They live on a private road.

a) large b) small c) personal a b c

20. The average age in the class is 17.

a) normal b) youngest c) oldest a b c

 

PART II – LISTENING COMPREHENSION

EXAMPLE: chair a b c

1. politician a b c

2. cashier a b c

3. bus driver a b c

4. desk a b c

5. bicycle a b c

6. a pan a b c

1. a) in the kitchen a b c

b) at school

c) in the grocery store

2. a) at the dentist a b c

b) at the doctor

c) in the classroom

3. a) in the drugstore a b c

b) in the bank

c) in the supermarket

4. a) at the theatre a b c

b) in the police station

c) at the ballgame

5. a) at home a b c

b) on the street

c) in the garage

6. a) in the kitchen a b c

b) in the cafeteria

c) at the beach

 

 

 

FOR TEACHERS ONLY

PART II OF THE DIAGNOSTIC TEST

EXAMPLE: chair a) furniture for sleeping a b c

b) furniture to sit on

c) a place to put your head

The correct answer is:

b) Circle the b on the right side of your paper.

1. politician a) person who works in a factory b) the governor

c) person who polishes silver

2. cashier a) person who is very rich b) a person who works on a boat

c) a person who takes your money

3. bus driver a) a man who drives a car b) a person who drives a bus

c) a person who drives a taxicab

4. desk a) a piece of furniture used for writing b) a table

c) furniture used for preparing dinner

5. bicycle a) a vehicle for driving

b) a motorcycle

c) a vehicle for riding

6. pan a) something to keep in the bathroom

b) something to cook in

c) something to put flowers in

 

 

1. Mrs. Green: Can you help me choose a ripe cantaloupe?

Jose: Sure. This one is ready to eat.

2. First Person: What seems to be the matter?

3. Clerk: You need $100? How do you want it?

Customer: I'll take four twenties and two tens.

4. Customer: I need tickets for two adults and two children.

Clerk: How old are the children?

Customer: One's ten and the other one is five.

Clerk: Ok. That'll be twenty-five dollars.

ticket. It's restricted.

Person #2: Thanks for telling me.

Maria: I think it was pizza. I hope we have hamburger