KET 2020 Test 3 - Reading & Writing

2/1/2020 5:10:54 PM

Choose the correct answer that goes with this text.

  • Lizzie wants to invite Jenny to a party.
  • Lizzie wants to tell Jenny about a shopping trip.
  • Lizzie wants to ask about something that she's lost.

Choose the correct answer that goes with this text.

Mike wants to

  • play tennis with Dave.
  • borrow something from Dave.
  • get help from Dave with the homework.

Choose the correct answer that goes with this text.

  • There isn’t a geography lesson tomorrow.
  • Class 4 lesson is happening at a different time today.
  • There will be more people in Room 7C than usual today.

Choose the correct answer that goes with this text.

  • There is 30% off all tickets.
  • You can save money this week.
  • Tickets are only available this week.

Choose the correct answer that goes with this text.

  • Parents can come on the trip if they want.
  • Pupils must fill in a form and show it to their parents.
  • The school can take pupils on the trip if their parents let them go.

Choose the correct answer that goes with this text.

This text is _____.

  • describing the sports lessons at the school.
  • explaining where you can do sports at school.
  • saying that the pupils at the school are good at sports.

Read the passages and choose the best answer.

Three teenage sports superstars

Gaurika Singh, swimmer

Gaurika is from Nepal, and she was the only under-14-year-old to take part in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She swam the 100 meters backstroke for Nepal. Home for Gaurika these days is in the UK, and she trains at the Copthall Swimming Club, where the coaches have trained other world-class swimmers. Her father, Paras Singh, travels with her around the world when she goes to the competition.

Tracy Austin, tennis player

When Tracy Austin was given a car as a prize in a tennis competition in Stuttgart, Germany, she was 15 and still too young to drive, but she was already a professional tennis player. Then, at the age of 17, the American became the youngest ever sportsperson to earn a million dollars. Before long, she was the world’s number one player. These days, she often appears on TV, talking about tennis matches at major competitions.

Nadia Comăneci, gymnast

When Romanian gymnast Nadia took part in the Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada, in 1976, she immediately became one of the most famous sportspeople in the world. She got perfect scores of 10.0 in seven different events. Everyone thought that nobody could do this and, in fact, 9.9 was the highest number that the scoreboard could show. She did so well that she helped large numbers of people become interested in gymnastics.

Which sportsperson now works as a journalist?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci
Which sportsperson made her sport more popular?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci
Which sportsperson won something that she couldn't use?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci
Which sportsperson became rich when she was young?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci
Which sportsperson was the youngest person in a competition?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci
Which sportsperson did something that people believed was not possible?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci
Which sportsperson was born in one country and now lives in another?
  • Gaurika Singh
  • Tracy Austin
  • Nadia Comăneci

Read the passages about Isabella Rose Taylor and answer the questions.

Lots of people become good at something when they are young. And quite a lot of children know what career they want to follow when they are older. But not everyone opens their own company. This is exactly what Isabella Rose Taylor has done. She started designing clothes when she was eight years old.

At the time, she was a keen painter. She used a lot of reds, blues, and yellows, and these colors helped her to think of new clothes that she could make. When she started designing and making clothes, Isabella just made clothes for fun. But people liked her designs, so soon she started selling them online. Now she has a business and takes part in fashion shows. She runs her business from the family home, where she has made one room into an office, and another into a studio where the clothes are made.

Isabella has also found time to finish school and get a college degree. She's intelligent, and she has thousands of followers online who love her stuff. It's brilliant that she already has people who work for her. Above all, she really knows what is needed to succeed in the world of fashion. And I am sure that she will.

The way I see it is I get to follow my dream and be a teenager at the same time. I think I'm pretty lucky," she says.

What does the writer say is unusual about Isabella Rose Taylor?
  • She planned her future career when she was very young.
  • She started her own business when she was very young.
  • She got interested in fashion when she was very young.
What does Isabella say about painting and making clothes?
  • It is important to paint good pictures of clothes.
  • The colors in her paintings gave her ideas for clothes to make.
  • She uses paint to put her favorite colors in the clothes she makes.
What do we learn about Isabella's home?
  • Everything for her business is done in the same room at home.
  • Her home is too small, so she's looking for another one.
  • She's made changes to her home so that she can work there.
Why does the writer think that Isabella will do well in the future?
  • She is already very popular online.
  • She understands the fashion business.
  • She has brilliant people who work for her.
What is the best title for the article?
  • The girl who can't wait to start working in fashion soon.
  • The problem with working and studying.
  • A hobby that is becoming a career.

Read the passage and choose the correct to fill in the blank

Preparing to go camping with the school

From choosing the right equipment to remembering to take spare socks, campers need to be prepared! Keen camper, Jody Wolterson,16, explains why. 

Most pupils are really excited when they are taken on a school camping . They're becoming really popular these days. For example, my class goes camping at once a year, It's usually just for one night, but it's sometimes

Parents and children need to work together to sure that everything goes well. Part of this is deciding what to take - this is really important . It's a good idea to take more clothes than you think you will So, if you're going for two nights, take three pairs of socks. And don't forget your toothbrush or a charger for your phone!

For each question, write the correct answer. Write ONE word for each gap.

From: Jake

To:

Hi guys!

This is the best holiday ever! Plakias is such beautiful place. The meals in the hotel are fantastic. For breakfast, you can have as as you want. I usually have yogurt with lots of fruit. There are lots for everyone in my family do, so we're all enjoying it. Tomorrow I'm going to try windsurfing the first time. I'm really excited because l never done it before, but Dad says it's easy. In fact, I love it here so much that I like to come back next year!

See you soon.

Jake

You recently lost something when you were in town with your English friend Alfie. Write an email to Alfie.

In your email:

- say what you have lost

- explain how you think you lost it

- tell Alfie what you want him to do to help.

Write 25 words or more.

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Look at three pictures. Write the story shown in the pictures. Write 35 words or more.

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