Choose the correct answers from the box to complete the text.

1) will you feel / would you feel / had you felt
2) know / knowing / to know
3) sell / were sold / are sold
4) to start / starting / start
5) who / where / that

6) more common / common / as common as
7) had started / have started / were started
8) can / must / mustn't
9) wouldn't / won't / doesn't
10) receive / to receive / receiving

How 1 if you didn't get a greeting card on your birthday? Some people wouldn't care but others need 2 that their friends and family haven't forgotten their special day. About seven billion greeting cards 3 each year in the USA alone. People buy cards for many occasions, for example, before 4 a new job, getting married or moving house. Today, cards 5 are printed on paper aren't 6 they used to be. Recently, people 7 sending electronic cards, or e-cards. You 8 find many types of e-cards on the Internet. But paper greeting cards probably 9 disappear in the near future. For some people, 10 an e-card is like receiving am e-mail. It just doesn't feel special.

Greeting cards

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Complete the text with the words in the box.

using * has * from * is * enemy * 200 BC * by * write * smoke * light * Indians * send * mountain

Communicating By Fire

If you wanted to someone a message in the year , you couldn't call, send a text message, or even a letter. In ancient times, people sent messages by lighting a fire and sending signals. In ancient China, soldiers lit fires when an was near them. The smoke was seen soldiers far away. The Greeks used to set of torches which represented words. The North American also communicated smoke signals. But in their case, the location of the smoke was important. Smoke at the top of a meant danger. When it came a lower place, the tribe was safe. Since then, communication changed greatly, but smoke is still used by the Church when a new Pope chosen.

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Choose the correct questions to complete the dialogue.

Tracy: Hi, Kim.
Kim: Yes. There are many good restaurants in town.
Tracy: I love Italian food.
Kim: I had Italian food last week. I'd prefer somewhere with salad.
Tracy: How about that café on Maple Street?
Kim: OK.
Tracy: Are you free at 7.30?
Kim: Sure. Do you want to do something after we eat?
Tracy: OK.
Kim: I want to go to the bookshop next to the café.
Tracy: Sounds good.

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Rewrite the sentences using the structure mentioned in brackets

a) Tom made a promise. He said that he would help me with my project. (gerunds and infinitives)

Tom .

b) Anna and Jess are 16 years old. (comparison with 'young')

Anna .

c) Paul got 100% in his exam. Sam got only 50%. (comparison with 'intelligent')

Paul .

d) When the lights went off, I was watching TV. (while)


e) I started living here in 1999 and I am still living here. (present perfect)


f) When I was a child, I often went fishing. (used to)

When .

g) Yesterday I visited a pub. We will have our party there. (relative clause)

Yesterday .

h) I'd like to meet Tom Hanks. He has won 2 Oscars. (relative clause)

I .

i) First, we had dinner. Then, there was a show at the restaurant. (past perfect)

We at the restaurant.

j) I didn't study for the exam, so I failed it. (conditional)

If .

k) Someone stole the ring during the party. (passive)


l) "Can I swim in your pool?", she asked me. (reported speech)

She asked me .

m) "I broke my arm some years ago", he said.

He said that .

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