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WORLD ENGLISH 2

MID-LEVEL PRACTICE
JULY 2019

World English 2 - Test

LISTENING

Listen to Charlie Todd’s Ted Talk The Shared Experience of Absurdity and fill
in the blanks.

Improv Everywhere is a group that creates ____________________ in


public places. Their founder, Charlie Todd, believes that
____________________ is important for adults as it is for kids. He was
____________________ to start the group when he couldn’t find a regular
theater to perform in. Now, Improv Everywhere’s ____________________
members can be found all over the world. SO the next time a group of
people are ____________________ on the street or a store, you might be
seeing an Improv Everywhere performance.

Match the phrases with the information from the Ted Talk

I. Number of high fives Rob gave 2006


II. Number of agents in “Blue Shirt” mission 8
III. Number of windows in the building 80
IV. Years he was inspired to do “Blue Shirt” mission 2,000
V. Age of one young “secret agent” 70

Write a short comment about the TedTalk. Are Improv Everywhere’s pranks
a good idea or a bad idea? Why?

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WORLD ENGLISH 2
MID-LEVEL PRACTICE
JULY 2019

GRAMMAR

Choose the best option

I. It's better ____ I thought.


 as  than
 then  like

II. Brazil is _____ England.


 biger than  bigger than
 bigger as  biger as

III. She is _____ in the class


 the best  better than
 best  as good as

IV. It was ______ expensive restaurant I've ever been to.


 more  most
 the more  the most

V. It was ____ test I have ever done.


 the most hard  the hardest
 the harder  Either could be used here

Fill in the blank with the present perfect

I. I ____________________ (be) on stage.

II. We ____________________ (give) blood.

III. She ____________________ (meet) a famous person.

IV. He ____________________ (break) a bone.

V. Have you ____________________ (win) a trophy?

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WORLD ENGLISH 2
MID-LEVEL PRACTICE
JULY 2019

Fill in the blank with the past simple or/and past continuous

I. What ____________________ (you / do) when I ____________________

(call) you last night?

II. Susie ____________________ (watch) a film when she

____________________ (hear) the noise.

III. He ____________________ (take) a shower when the telephone

____________________ (ring).

IV. Yesterday I ____________________ (go) to the library, next I

____________________ (have) a swim, later I ____________________ (meet)

Julie for a coffee.

V. I ____________________ (sit) in a café when you ____________________

(call).

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WORLD ENGLISH 2
MID-LEVEL PRACTICE
JULY 2019
Create the sentences using the simple future

I. Harry / cause / trouble

 Positive: ___________________________________________________________

 Negative: _________________________________________________________

 Question: _________________________________________________________

II. you / copy / the homework

 Positive: ___________________________________________________________

 Negative: _________________________________________________________

 Question: _________________________________________________________

III. the clouds / disappear

 Positive: ___________________________________________________________

 Negative: _________________________________________________________

 Question: _________________________________________________________

IV. he / marry / his girlfriend

 Positive: ___________________________________________________________

 Negative: _________________________________________________________

 Question: _________________________________________________________

V. the snowman / melt

 Positive: ___________________________________________________________

 Negative: _________________________________________________________

 Question: _________________________________________________________

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WORLD ENGLISH 2
MID-LEVEL PRACTICE
JULY 2019
WRITING

Choose ONE of the following and write a paragraph about it

I. A challenging experience in your life


II. Describe a life transition
III. Predict how will Guatemala City be in 100 years.