Cambridge Flyers 2020 Test 4 - Reading & Writing

1/20/2020 8:50:00 PM

Look and read. Choose the correct word from the box and fill in the blank.

salad salt a spider
an actor glue a helicopter
scissors flour a pizza
a house a subject books
a dentist pilots a dictionary

Example: These people fly planes in all parts of the world. pilots

If you can't spell a word, you might look for it in this book.

You go to this person when you have a toothache, and he or she helps you.

This is someone who works in the theatre, in films, or on TV.

When people cook, they often put this in the food. It is white and you can get it from the sea.

You can make this with a lot of different vegetables, but you don't cook it.

This little animal has eight legs and it catches flies and eats them.

This is something that you study at school, for example, English, history, or science.

This has a kind of bread at the bottom, with cheese and tomatoes on top of it, and you can cook it.

You can use these for cutting paper and card. You can cut your hair with them, too.

This is white or brown and you use it when you make cakes, biscuits, and pasta.

Read the conversation and choose the best answer. Write a letter (A - H) for each answer. You do not need to use all the letters. There is one example.

A. Yes, OK. I'd like to take some sweets.

B. I'm going to play football with Paul this morning, so let's go this afternoon.

C. Oh yes, good idea. She'd like that.

D. No, I'm not thirsty.

E. The film started at three o'clock.

F. Oh, yes, please! I love going to the cinema! (Example)

G. No, let's go by car. It's a long way from here.

H. Yes, I do. It sounds very interesting.

Dad: Would you like to go to the cinema today, Harry?

Harry: F

Dad: You want to see that new film about dinosaurs, don't you?


Dad: Shall we go this morning or this afternoon?


Dad: OK. Let's take a snack with us.


Dad: OK. We could walk to the cinema.


Dad: Yes, you're right. Would you like to invite Helen to come with us?


Read the story. Choose a word from the box to fill in each blank.

snowed | sang | bored | push | drive | floor | plates | fire | ice | flashlight

I enjoyed last weekend very much. My sisters and I couldn't go out and play on Saturday because it snowed all day and was very windy. Our road was closed too so my parents couldn't us to our town to go shopping. But we still had a lot of fun. Dad brought in some wood and made a big, warm in the living room. Then we all sat around it and had bowls of soup with bread and cheese to eat. Then we played games. After that, my dad played the piano, and we all our favorite songs. That evening, our bedrooms were too cold to sleep in because there was on the outside and on the inside of the windows! So we brought blankets and made beds on the of the living room and slept there! It was great!

Now choose the best name for this story:

Read and choose the correct word for each blank. 

My friend Jane has got a strange pet. It is a bat. The first time I saw it I like it, but now I think it's OK. I think it's ugly, but it's clever and good flying. It also hundreds of insects every day, and that's great. Jane found it when she walking in the forest near her house. It was very young and noisy, it was hungry. Jane couldn't the mother bat anywhere, so she carried that bat home in rucksack, and gave it some food and milk. The bat can't see , it can only hear things. Jane like mother now.

Look at the picture and read the story. Write some words to complete the sentences about the story. You can use 1, 2, 3 or 4 words.

What a surprise!

Last October, Fred, and his parents decided to go and stay in the mountains for a week. They wanted to go on long walks there, so they put good walking shoes, maps and all the other things they needed in three big blue rucksacks, which they put on their backs. Then, they caught a bus to go to the station.

They were very excited when their train arrived in the mountain village. It was a cold but sunny day. The grass was very green and the mountains looked beautiful.

That night, they ate in the hotel and went to bed early. The next morning Fred woke up, jumped out of bed and ran to the window. The houses were all white!

Quick!' he shouted. 'Come and look at the snow!'

Fred's parents were very surprised. 'Snow in October! That's very strange!' they said.

'What are we going to do?' Fred asked.

'Well,' Fred's Dad said. 'Let's get some skis and learn to ski at the ski school here!'

So they did, and Fred loved it. He fell over lots of times in his first lesson but he didn't mind. At the end of the week, he was very good at skiing. His mum and dad were too! It was a great holiday for all of them!

The family carried all their things in three on their backs.

Fred and his parents went to the station by .

When the train got to the , the family was very excited.

They had dinner in  on the first night of the holiday.

When Fred got up and looked at , he saw lots of snow.

Fred's mum and dad thought snow in October was very  weather.

Fred and his parents learnt well in the week.

Read the letter and write the missing words. Write one word on each blank.

Jill loves going to the zoo. She goes every Sunday with her uncle and aunt. She knows what all the animals look like and what they eat. Jill's favorite animal is the crocodile and her aunt's favorite animal is the camel. Her uncle likes the elephant best. Last Sunday they watching the monkeys when Jill heard whistling. It was a man who was cleaning some bird cages. Jill asked him what kind of birds he wanted to put in the cages. "Well", he said, "we usually leave the ducks in their lake, but today is not well and we need to take it to the doctor. That's I'm cleaning this cage to put it in". Suddenly, a parrot flew down and sat the man's shoulder. He laughed. 'But this one is OK!' he said.