Cambridge Flyers 2020 Test 48 - Reading & Writing

6/2/2021 6:22:40 PM

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

projects card channels
wood volleyball golf
history wool students
cartoons a race maths
snowboarding instruments plastic

Example: Teachers sometimes ask children to do these in class or for homework. projects

These are people who go to classes at school, college or university.

There are lots of different kinds of these. You play music on them.

This is a winter sport that people usually do in the mountains.

Some warm clothes are made of this. It comes from sheep and other animals.

This subject teaches you about numbers and how to use them.

This is a sport that you play in teams. You have to hit the ball with your hands or arms over a net.

This is a kind of sports competition. The winner is the person who finishes first.

In this subject at school, you learn about things that happened in the past.

These are programmes on TV and they make children laugh.

Most bottles of water are made of this.

George is asking his friend Holly about a club she goes to. What does Holly say?

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. Usually there are about eight of us.

B. Nothing. The teacher gives us everything we need.

C. I don't think so. I would like to be an artist.

D. Yes, I am. That's what I do every Friday. (Example)

E. No, we do lots of different projects.

F. Great! How about coming with me next week?

G. Yes, I designed a birthday card on the computer for my mum.

H. That's right. I'll tell the teacher.

George: Hi, Holly. Are you going to go to art club today?

Holly: D

George: Do many people go to art club?

Holly:

George: Do you do drawing and painting every week?

Holly:

George: Have you made anything special?

Holly:

George: What do you have to take with you to art club?

Holly:

George: I think I'd like to join the art club.

Holly:

Read the text. Choose the correct word from the box to fill in each blank.

interesting | made | museum | visit | gave | went | tree | money | airport | took


My name’s Harry. Last week something very interesting happened to me. I went to visit my grandma after school. It was my grandma’s birthday and we gave her a pear tree for her garden. I the tree into the garden and put it in the ground. It was hard work and I got very dirty.

Suddenly I saw something in the ground. It was some . I took it inside and showed it to my mum and grandma. They said, “It looks very old! You should take it to the .”

The next day I to town with the old money. The manager at the museum looked very surprised when he saw the money and said, “This is very, very old. Can we keep it in the museum?” “Of course,” I said. The manager thanked me and me free family tickets to the museum. I can’t wait to go back to grandma’s garden to look for more old treasure!

Now choose the best name for this story: .

(Adapted from A2 Flyer Plus)

Read the text and choose the best answer to fill in the blanks.

Camels

Camels are interesting animals, which usually live in the desert. This is because they need to drink a lot and they can live without water for two weeks. Also, they have fur over their ears and they can close their noses that sand doesn't get in. Camels usually live for about 40 to 50 years but can live to be as old as 80. They can run as fast horses.

Camels don’t eat meat, but they eat desert plants. big animals have long necks so that they can the leaves of tall trees. Camels can carry heavy things on their backs. People used camels to carry them and their things across the deserts for centuries. People also use camels for milk, wool and meat. You can see or on a camel if you go to a desert. Or you can also see them zoos all over the world.

(Adapted from A2 flyers Three practice tests)

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

An unusual instrument

Last Saturday at midday, Sarah went to the basement in her house to play the drums. Usually, Sarah loved practicing, but today she was a little worried. She was a member of a band and that evening they were in a music competition at school. "l really hope that nothing goes wrong later," she thought.

After a while, she got a text message from William, the singer in the band. "Let's eat at a noodle restaurant before the competition," it said. At the restaurant, Sarah enjoyed the delicious noodles and started to feel better.

When she arrived at the school gym, she couldn't wait to get on stage. But after she sat down in her seat behind the drums, something terrible happened. She couldn't find the pieces of wood she used to play the drums! "Oh, no! I've forgotten them at home!" she thought. She felt horrible as the other members started playing their instruments.

Then, Sarah felt something inside her pocket. It was a pair of chopsticks from the noodle restaurant! She quickly took them out and started playing the drums with them! At the end, everyone clapped and William came over to Sarah. "l thought you didn't know how to use chopsticks!" he said laughing. The band couldn't win a prize, but Sarah still has those chopsticks today!

(Adapted from SKILL BUILDER FLYER 2)

Example:

Sarah keeps her drum in the basement of her house.

She felt worried about a music competition later that evening.

The band's singer sent Sarah .

He wanted to go to .

Sarah thought that the food .

When Sarah got to , she felt very excited.

The other band members began without Sarah.

Sarah found the chopsticks .

Sarah's band didn't in the competition.

Read the letter and write the missing words. Write ONE word in each blank.

Dear Emma,

We've arrived at the hotel and it's very nice. My sister has spent all day in the pool at the hotel, but I have walked round the village and read my book. I'm reading the book which you me for Christmas and I'm enjoying it a lot, so thanks again.

I like staying the hotel because I don't have to tidy my room - the people who work here do it. Tonight we're going to see a film. I think will be very good. All children want to see this film. We will be here three more days.

See you soon!

Love from William

Look at the three pictures. Write about this story. Write 20 or more words.

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