Cambridge Flyers 2020 Test 17 - Reading & Writing

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Look and read. Choose the correct words from the box.

bats an umbrella a flashlight
a comb soap plates
a farmer jam doctors
cookies a mechanic puppies
a swan an octopus pilots

Example: These people go to work at an airport and fly high up in the sky. pilots

If you take one of these with you, you don't get wet when it rains.

This person grows plants like potatoes in fields and then sells them to shops.

Lots of people enjoy eating these. They're often round and brown and taste very good.

If your hands get dirty, you use this with some water to clean them.

This is usually made of metal or plastic and you can use it when your hair is untidy.

This lives under the water in the sea and has eight arms.

When you are walking outside at night this is a good thing to have in your hand because it helps you to see.

These animals can fly. They sometimes live in caves.

It is a good idea to go and see these people when you are ill because they can help you to get better.

These are usually round and we put food on them when we have meals.

Harry's mother is talking to Harry about a birthday present. What does Harry say to his mother? 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. No, Mum. He's got one already.

B. I started at nine o'clock and finished at ten.

C. It's on Saturday. We can invite grandma.

D. My watch says twenty past one.

E. I think blue is the best.

F. Shall I go and get my coat, then?

G. How about a new shirt? (Example)

H. Yes, let's go to the one in the High Street and I can help you choose.

Mother: What shall we get Dad for his birthday this year?

Harry: G

Mother: That's a good idea. Or a watch?

Harry:

Mother: You're right - a shirt is better. What colour?

Harry:

Mother: OK. Shall we go to the shops and buy one now?

Harry:

Mother: Thanks, and what time is it, Harry?

Harry:

Mother: Come on then! We need to catch the bus. It goes in five minutes.

Harry:

Mother: Yes, and get mine, too, please!

Read the story. Choose a word from the box. 

Last Sunday afternoon, Mr. Brown said to his children, Betty and William: "I'm going to cook the dinner today. There's a lot of food in the fridge so we don't need to go to the . Don't eat aynthing before dinner!".

Mr. Brown made a cake first. He broke some chocolate into pieces and put it in a on the table. The chocolate looked nice. He put one piece in his mouth, the another and then some more. Then he made a pizza. He found some cheese for the top. He the cheese into pieces with a knife. He ate a piece then he ate some more. Then he made soup. He tried it with a spoon. Then he tried it again.

The dinner was , but Mr Brown couldn't eat it.

"Are you ill?", asked Betty. "No, I'm fine", said Mr. Brown. "But I'm not because I ate too much in the kitchen!".

Now choose the best name for this story: .

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

There are many different kinds of ducks and swans and they live on the lakes, ponds, and rivers. They have short legs and feet which good for moving in the water, but not very good for walking or running. Many of have long necks which they use to get to their food under the water. They often fly to different places to find food. Ducks eat small frogs and little water animals. Some people have ducks because eggs and meat are good to eat. People also have some kinds of ducks because they like at their beautiful colours. Swans are heavy birds, they can fly, too. They fly to far places to find more food. They places for their eggs out of the grass, on the ground or on little islands. After a month, baby swans come out of the eggs. Baby swans are called "cygnets". Sometimes the mother swan carries the cygnets on back when she d In the water. The cygnets can fly they are three months old.

 

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.

Jim breaks his legs!


Last week, Jim was playing volleyball at school with his friends when he fell over. 'I think my leg's broken!' he said. Mrs. North, his teacher, phoned the hospital. They waited for the ambulance, but after ten minutes, it still wasn't there and Jim started crying. 'I'll take you in my car, Jim,' said his teacher.

She carried Jim carefully to the car and when they arrived at the hospital, the doctor said, 'Yes! I'm sorry! Your leg is broken, Jim. I'd like you to stay in the hospital until the weekend.'

Jim didn’t mind because his friends came to visit him every evening. They brought him some chocolate and some DVDs and comics because the food tasted horrible and because Jim was very bored. On Friday afternoon, the doctor said, 'Well, you can go home now, but you mustn't do any sports.' Jim was sad about that. He loved sports but he understood. 'I know that's important,' he said.

But Jim's parents wanted him to be happy so, that evening at home, Jim's mother smiled and said, 'Look, Jim! I've made your favourite food - a pizza - and Dad's got a video of your favourite football team. You can watch it after dinner.' Jim laughed. 'Wow! Thanks, Mum. Having a broken leg isn’t too bad!' he said. 'Mmmm. I'm hungry!'

Examples

Jim and his friends were playing volleyball when Jim fell over at school.

Mrs. North quickly phoned the hospital.

Jim went to the hospital by because the ambulance was late.

Jim's leg was broken so the doctor wanted him to for a few days.

Jim felt OK because every evening visited him in the hospital.

They gave him some to watch and read.

When Jim went home on Friday, the doctor told him not to do .

That evening, Jim had a for dinner.

Later, he watched a video of the that he likes the most.

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

Dear Aunt May,
Thank you for the beautiful sweater you sent me for my birthday. I wore on my birthday and I like the colours very much.
On my birthday, three my friends came to my house and we some games on the computer. Then we went to a restaurant to have pizza. the afternoon we went to the cinema and a film. It was a good birthday. Thanks again for the sweater.

From
Bill

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

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