Cambridge Flyers 2020 Test 8 - Reading & Writing

2/9/2020 4:56:45 PM

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

a suitcase a snowman a hotel
a rucksack a snowball a factory
a bridge a sledge a theater
an ambulance a storm a museum
a tent fog a circus

Example: You can cross a river or a road on one of these => a bridge

You can carry food and warm clothes in this when you go climbing.

You go to this place if you want to see tigers and clowns.

People can ride on this when there is a lot of snow.

You can have a room in this place when you are on holiday.

If you are very ill, you go to hospital in one of these.

You go to this place if you want to see a dinosaur.

It is difficult to see when there is a lot of this.

 When it snows, children make one of these and throw it.

One of these brings a lot of wind and rain.

People make things like cars or televisions here.

Choose the best answer (A-G) to complete the conversation between Daniel and George. There is ONE extra answer which you do not need to use. There is one example (0) at the beginning.

A. That's too late. I'd like to see the street parades.

B. Great. Can you bring your camera?

C. I'm fine, thanks. It was my birthday yesterday.

D. Yes, I'd like to see the streets decorations.

E. Yes, the train is too expensive. Do you know when it leaves?

F. Fine, do you usually buy tickets for the bus?

G. No I didn't, but tomorrow I'm going to London to see the carnival. Would you like to come?

Daniel: Hi George, how are you?

George: (0) C

Daniel: Did you do anything exciting?

George: 

Daniel: I'd love to. Shall we catch the bus?

George: 

Daniel: I think there's one at 10 a.m. The next one doesn't leave until 12.

George: 

Daniel: Me too. Let's meet at my house at 9.30 a.m.

George:

Daniel: No I don't. There are always seats.

George: 

Daniel: Of course, my parents gave me one for my birthday!

Read the story. Choose a word from the box. 

Vicky was an old woman who lived in a forest. There were lots of animals there, but she was the only person. She was friendly with many of the forest animals, but her favorite friend was a brown bear called Chocolate.

One morning, it was very cold and there was a lot of on the ground. Vicky was on her way to see Chocolate when she fell and her leg, but Chocolate came to help. Carefully, the big bear picked her up and took her to the village. Vicky wasn't afraid. He left her outside the little then ran back into the dark forest. "Can someone help me, please?", shouted Vicky. Two doctors heard her and ran outside. They carried Vicky inside and looked after her. She was soon and happy again.

The next time Vicky saw Chocolate, she him. She never forgot the day that Chocolate helped her.

Now choose the best name for the story: .


Read the text. Choose the right words and write them on the lines.

Most paper is made from wood, but you can make it from other kinds of plants and leaves, too. People made first paper about two thousand years ago. At the time, it very expensive because it was made by hand, now it is much cheaper.

We use paper for different things, like writing, reading and drawing. Postcards, cards, envelopes and books all made of paper. We also use paper to make kites, fans, and the cups that we take on picnics. When we go shopping, we carry things paper bags. At school, we on paper. In art classes, we make things from it - we cut it, color it and glue it. Now you can also buy clothes made of paper, and when they get dirty, you put in the bin! We have use a lot of trees to make paper. We shouldn't use too much of it we don't want to lose all our trees.

Read the story. Write some words to complete the sentences about the story. You can use 1, 2, 3 or 4 words.

My friend Sam's birthday was last Saturday. He was twelve. We had a party for him, but we didn't tell him we were going to have the party. On Saturday morning, Sam's parents took him to breakfast at a restaurant. His cousin William has a key to his house, so we all went to the house to prepare everything. 

First, everyone put the presents that they brought for Sam on the table in the dining room. Then, we moved all the sofas and chairs in the living room so we would have enough space to dance. We wrote 'Happy Birthday Sam!' on a big piece of paper and we coloured it gold. We put the paper on the wall. One of Sam's friends brought some games for everyone to play and we put them in the living room, too. 

Next, we needed to make a cake for Sam. The kitchen was very hot when the cooker was on, so we opened the window. The cake smelled very good and we wanted Sam to come home so we could eat it. We also made pizza for lunch and some of Sam's friends brought milk and juice to drink. 

Soon we heard a car outside the house. We turned off the lights and hid behind the sofas and chairs. But when Sam came in, he laughed. “I know you're here”, he said. We all jumped up. “Why aren't you surprised?”, we asked. “Because the window is open and I could smell the cake from outside”, he told us. “Thanks, everyone. Let's eat!”.

They put Sam's presents in the dining room.

They moved all the because they wanted space to dance.

They coloured a big piece of paper .

They because the cooker was making the kitchen hot.

They had for lunch.

When they heard the car, they and hid.

Sam wasn't surprised because he could the cake from outside through the open window.

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

Dear William, 

I would like you to come and stay at my house at the weekend. You could come on Friday and can play a new computer game and eat pizza. 

On Saturday, the weather will nice. We could go to the new sports centre and play tennis, so don't forget to your shorts and tennis shoes in your rucksack. 

My dad says he can drive us to the cinema on Saturday night. is a great new film on. 

On Sunday, we can do our homework together. It will be more interesting! What would you to do after that? 

Please email back today! 

Thanks, 

David