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Topics: Olympic Games, 2008 Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic Games Pages: 13 (897 words) Published: April 27, 2015
DEVELOPING SKILLS Set B

Review Test 1

Grammar & Usage

Grammar & Usage
Review Test 1
Part A

Part B

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Grammar Practice
In this article, some of the verbs are incorrect. Decide if the underlined verbs are correct. The first two have been done
for you.

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The Olympics (1) had changed the lives of

(1)

has changed
_____________

(2)


_____________

(3)

to find
_____________

many people in China.
For security guard Z. Zhang, the final burst of
fireworks over the Bird’s Nest Stadium for the
closing ceremony (2) pointed him towards a
new career. The 19-year-old Henan native
came to Beijing (3) found a job before the
Games got underway.

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‘I wanted to do something for the Olympics,’
(4)

had been
_____________

(5)


_____________

‘I thought I might (6) made some contacts

(6)

make
_____________

during the Games, which would help me (7)

(7)

find/to find
_____________

Zhang said. As he (4) is a security guard for
years before he came to the capital, he tried
(5)

to look for the same kind of job.

finding a good job after the Games were over.’

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Zhang (8) has left secondary school in 2006.

(8)

_____________
left

To earn a living, he (9) took a job as a security

(9)

_____________


guard. He decided (10) being a volunteer for

(10)

____________
to be

(11)

was
____________

I (12) have met many foreigners and I was

(12)

met
____________

able to (13) practising my English.’

(13)

practise
____________

the Olympics.
‘It (11) is hard work being a volunteer,’ Zhang
concluded, ‘but it was worth it. For one thing,

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After the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the
smiling Olympic volunteers are no longer
around. Security on the streets and subway

Teacher’s
Teacher’s notes
notes

stations is also not as tight. ‘But the real
change is not something you can (14) see,’

(14)


____________

(15)


____________

said Zhang. ‘The real change is in the way
people (15) think.’

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Read the following news report, then fill in each blank in the conversation between Linda and Carol with ONE word. The
first one has been done for you.

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T

wo firemen died in the line of duty while saving
residents trapped in a blaze at Cornwall Court in Mong
Kok. The Fire Services Department is investigating why they
died from apparent smoke inhalation, even though both were
wearing full protection gear.
Days after the blaze, colleagues of the deceased and members of the public were still visiting the scene of the fire to pay tribute to them. Many were in tears while burning incense and paying their respects. ‘They sacrificed themselves to save people,’ a 15-year-old Secondary 3 student said. ‘They are true heroes,’ a man named Tsui said. ‘They will live on in our memories.’ ■

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Linda

Where are you going, Carol?

Carol

I’m (1) Alex at Mong Kok at six.

Linda
Carol

Are you (2) shopping?

(1)

meeting
____________

(2)

going
____________

(3)

broke
____________

No, we’re going to Cornwall Court,
the building where a fire (3) out last
Sunday.

Linda

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