Cambridge Flyers 2020 Test 14 - Reading & Writing

3/6/2020 10:29:18 PM

Look and read. Choose the correct word form the box.

a cookie ocean lucky
somewhere sell a knee
an insect an actor honey
thank enough left
dark a hotel hear

Example:  A very large area of the sea. ocean

This sweet, sticky, yellow substance is made by bees and used as food.

A building where you pay to have a room to sleep in, and where you can sometimes eat meals.

This describes the sky that is little or no light.

This word describes when good things happen to you by chance.

In, at a place which is not known or not stated.

This describes when you have something that is as much as necessary.

To receive or be aware of sounds from your ears.

To give something to someone in return for money.

To express to someone that you are pleased about or grateful for something that they have done.

A small, flat, sweet food made from flour and sugar.

Harry is talking to his friend, Sarah, about her holiday. What does Sarah say to Harry?

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

A We went to my uncle's farm again.
B Because I was afraid of the cows there.
C Yes, we all had a great time, thanks.
D It's difficult to decide, but some cave paintings, I think.
E Yes, come round and see them this evening.
F Two days ago, Harry. (Example)
G  I think she's twenty but I'm not sure.
H No, there's always something new to do.

Example:

Harry:  Hello Sarah! When did you get home from your holiday?

Sarah: F

Harry: Did you enjoy it?
Sarah:
Harry: Where did you go?
Sarah:
Harry: But you go there every year. Doesn't it get boring?
Sarah:
Harry: What was the most interesting thing that you saw?
Sarah:
Harry: Wow! Did you take some good photos?
Sarah:
Harry: OK, I will. Thanks!

Read the story. Choose a word from the box. 

One day last winter, it snowed very hard so we couldn't go to school. My sister, Katy, and I went outside to play. It was very cold but we had fun and made a snowman. We used two potatoes for his and a carrot for his nose. Then Katy said, 'Let's have a race down the hill behind our house!'. We our sledges up the hill, sat on them and raced back down again. Katy went very fast. 'Help!', she shouted suddenly. 'I can't stop!'. She only stopped when she our snowman. She was OK, but the snowman lost his head! We went to have our lunch after that, and in the afternoon, our friend, Fred, phoned us. 'There's a competition to make the best snowman', he said. We were about that! We went back to our snowman and made a new head for him.

He looked great again and we the competition!

It was great.

Now choose the best name for the story: .

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

One hundred and fifty years ago, very few people had cameras. You had to go to a photographer your photos. The first famous photographer a man called William Talbot. His camera looked like a big heavy box. When he was taking photos, he to put it on something called a "tripod". This was like a small table with three legs. In those days, you couldn't take good photos of people or things when they were . There were no colour photos - photos were black and white.

A lot of people cameras today because they aren't very expensive. They are small and light and you can carry with you. Most people take a camera with them they go on holiday. Today, photos can be ready in just one hour. Most people go to shops to get their photos but some people need to do that - they can now see their photos their computer.

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. 

David meets a famous footballer!

David doesn't like school lessons very much. He loves sport and art but he thinks maths and English are very difficult. His father always told him, 'You must study hard at school. Subjects like maths and English are important.' But David didn't believe him.

One day, David was reading his town's newspaper when he saw something very interesting. He went to find his father. 'Dad, look at this! Some famous English footballers are going to come here to play. It's very exciting! Can we watch the game?' His father was very excited too and phoned the sports center to buy some tickets, but there weren’t any. Everyone wanted to be there, and lots of people already had their tickets. David was very sad.

The next day, David was at school when his teacher said, 'One of the English footballers is going to visit you all tomorrow! You can ask him questions. Perhaps he'll play football with you too!' The footballer was called Robert. He brought red and white T-shirts for all the children, which was very kind. But David couldn't ask him any questions because he didn't know the English words. But it was great to meet him and David was very happy when Robert kicked a ball to him! David studies harder in his English lessons now!

Examples

David enjoys doing sport and art at school.

David's father thinks maths and English are important school subjects.

David read about the footballers in the .

Both David and his dad felt when they read about the game.

There were no , so they couldn't buy any.

David's told him about the famous footballer who wanted to visit the school.

Robert gave to all the children.

David couldn't ask Robert any but Robert did kick a football to him!

Now David works much harder in his .

You may never be the best player in the world but you enjoy tennis and want to get better, read this! First, find a teacher who can train you and give you some exercises to do. Make sure it is someone you like. Next, try play for your school team or a club in the town you live. This will give you lots of practice. When you are ready, your teacher will enter you for a competition. This may be in your hometown or you may have to travel to different place. You will play against other tennis players who like you – still learning. If everything goes well, one day you may be one of the top players.

Look at three pictures. Write the story shown in the pictures. Write 20 words or more.

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