Taalniveautoets Engels
He's got a tatoo on his bum, ......?
    hasn't he
    is he
    no
    does he
 
Shave that ridiculous moustache, ......?
    OK
    shall you
    will you
    no
 
Put this in the letterbox, ......?
    shall I
    eh
    no
    will you
 
You're Dutch, ......?
    aren't you
    are you
    yes
    no
 
Choose the phrase that best completes each sentence.
U kunt kiezen uit: in order to - so as not to - so as to - so that - in case - for
Mary washes the toilet seat catch any diseases.
I always carry a torch with me I get lost at night.
speak English properly, you need to follow lessons and practice as much as possible.
He always leaves his keys in the door he can get out of the house if there's a fire.
While travelling in Muslim countries, women are advised to dress modestly offend locals.
They ...... a cure for cancer by the end of the century.
    will not have found
    will not be finding
    aren't finding
 
I ...... the report by Monday.
    will not have finished
    have not finished
    am not finished
    am not finishing
 
There's no point going to pick up John now. He ...... by the time we get there.
    leaves
    is leaving
    will leave
    will have left
 
Did you have your shoes shined?
    No, I shined them myself.
    No, I shined them
 
Did you put the floor in yourself?
    No, we had it done.
    No, we did it.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    How old do you have to be to drink alcohol in Canada?
    How old have you to be to drink alcohol in Canada?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Who woke you up this morning?
    Who did wake you up this morning?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where should I deposit old newspapers and glass?
    Where I should deposit old newspapers and glass?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    How frequently they collect the rubbish around here?
    How frequently do they collect the rubbish around here?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
I ...... see you tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.
    might try
    maybe
    can
 
In this country, boys ...... do military service.
    don't have to
    must not
    should not
 
You ...... get in without a ticket.
    maybe
    cannot
    should not
 
We ...... decide to go camping again at Easter.
    may
    can
    would
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
Jennifer was upset because Paul .......
    hadn't telephoned
    has not telephoned
    telephones
 
Mary wished she ...... to Amsterdam instead of Scunthorpe.
    has gone
    went
    had gone
    goes
 
Choose correct or incorrect to indicate whether the sentence is punctuated correctly.
U kunt kiezen uit: correct - incorrect
A woman who my sister knows has just bought the house next door.
The job that he got wasn't very interesting.
Dorothy, who does my hair, has just had a baby.
She married a man from Belfast which she met on a bus.
I poured him a glass of wine what he drank at once.
Which question best reflects the meaning of the first question?
Who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who the manager is?
 
Is there a non-smoking section?
    Can you tell me is there a no-smoking section?
    Can you tell me if there is a non-smoking section?
 
Where is the train station?
    Can you tell me where the train station is?
    Can you tell me where is the train station?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
Somebody threw a bomb at the Prime Minister.
    It said on this morning's news that somebody had thrown a bomb at the Prime Minister.
    It said on this morning's news that somebody threw a bomb at the Prime Minister.
 
Churchill said, "this day will live in infamy".
    Churchill says that this day lives in infamy.
    Churchill said that this day would live in infamy.
    Churchill said that this day will live in infamy.
 
Dinosaurs were around for 250 million years.
    The presenter on TV said that dinosaurs were around for 250 million years.
    The presenter on TV said that dinosaurs have been around for 250 million years.
 
Match the phrases to make complete sentences.
U kunt kiezen uit: I do things different - I would have invited you along - I will take you with - I would have asked for a refund - I never would have bought it - I never bought this machine - I might have done things differently - I will save more. - I could have saved more money.
If I had known we were going away, .
If I had known you were in town, .
If had known this machine would use so much energy, .
If I had had the wisdom of old age in my youth, .
If I had known about their exchange policy, .
Complete each phrase by adding the correct preposition.
This paper lacks ? conviction.
    -
    of
    by
 
Silvia has to look ? her sick husband.
    for
    at
    after
 
I arrived ... the station at six o?clock.
    at
    in
    by
 
He is interested ... most sports.
    by
    in
    with
 
She?s very good ... languages.
    in
    by
    at
 
I would like details ... your courses.
    through
    about
    on
 
Could you please translate this document ... modern Greek for me?
    by
    to
    into
 
Let?s discuss ... your plans.
    -
    about
    over
 
Don?t approach ... the dog.
    to
    by
   
 
She married ? him last year.
    with
    to
    -
 
`a? or ?an? ? Decide which to use with the following words and phrases.
Voorbeeld: a situation / an exciting situation
NS pass
invitation
honourable discharge
read-only-file
X-ray
My assistant is one of the best. I couldn?t possibly ... without her.
    do
    make
 
A little extra work won?t ... you any harm.
    do
    make
 
The chairman will be ... a statement to the press later today.
    doing
    making
 
Let?s ... a fire before it gets dark.
    make
    do
 
I?m just going to ... a quick phone call.
    make
    do
 
Match the one or two-word verb form with its equivalent phrasal verb from the context provided in each of the sentences given below. Please note that the verb need not agree with the subject or be in the correct tense form.
Voorbeeld: Choose from the following: (a) look into ? (b) run up against ? (c) set up ? (d) turn down ? (e) drop off
If you don?t pick up the pace of your class or prepare more challenging material, I fear the entire class will FALL ASLEEP.
The governing board is still busy INVESTIGATING the matter concerning the appeal made by the Ph.D. candidate who was not granted his title after the defence.
In academic circles one should not be surprised that it is common to ENCOUNTER some form of competitive nature among other individuals at such international conferences.
Peter?s application for the Ph.D. programme at Harvard was REJECTED on grounds that he had not published enough articles during his undergrad and master?s studies.
We need to ESTABLISH a backup model to ensure that such errors do not occur again.
Match the one-word verb form with its equivalent phrasal verb from the context provided in each of the sentences given below. Please note that the verb need not agree with the subject or be in the correct tense form.
Voorbeeld: Choose from the following: (a) use up ? (b) put up with (c) put off ? (d) read over ? (e) back down
Could you do me a favour and PERUSE my report?
If we do not start looking into other energy alternatives, we will EXHAUST our supply of fossil fuels by 2020.
Do you think Jacques will YIELD to their demands? He?s usually such a stubborn individual.
If I were you, I simply would not TOLERATE that behaviour in my classroom.
Maybe we should POSTPONE the meeting until our associate is back from holidays.
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
Their department had to CUT A FEW CORNERS this past year.
    They made a lot of financial cuts.
    Their accountant made several ?changes? in the bookkeeping to make things look better than they actually were.
    They did not extend the contracts of any temp workers.
 
Don?t worry. I?m sure he?ll PUT IN A GOOD WORD FOR YOU.
    He will talk kindly about you.
    He will recommend you.
    He will mention you as a reference in his next publication.
 
What?s the BOTTOM LINE here?
    Are we going to make a profit?
    What are you trying to say?
    What is the minimum requirement?
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
sheep
    sheeps
    sheep
    sheep's
 
interview
    interview's
    interviews
    interviewes
 
bacterium
    bacteriums
    bacteria
    bacterium's
 
woman
    woman's
    wiman
    women
 
laptop
    laptops
    laptop's
    laptops'