Taalniveautoets Engels
John could drive a truck, ......?
    could he
    couldn't he
    yes
    doesn't he
 
You wouldn't want to live in Finland, ......?
    would you not
    do you
    yes
    would you
 
India is a poor country, ......?
    no
    is it
    isn't it
    yes
 
Put this in the letterbox, ......?
    shall I
    eh
    no
    will you
 
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.
This time next month, I ...... here for three years.
    work
    am working
    will have worked
    worked
 
When I get home tonight, I ...... for fourteen hours non-stop.
    drove
    have driven
    will have driven
    will driven
 
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
 
Has he had his nose pierced?
    No! He pierced it.
    No! He pierced it himself.
 
Did you have your shoes shined?
    No, I shined them myself.
    No, I shined them
 
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 ate all the sardines?
    Who did eat all the sardines?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where do keep they the first aid kit?
    Where do they keep the first aid kit?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    When usually you wake up?
    When do you usually wake up?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
I think you ...... try to relax more.
    would
    should
    shall
 
When I was younger, I ...... play soccer quite well.
    would
    could
    should
 
I don't know why Annette's not here. She ...... have got my messages.
    may not
    can
    didn't manage to
 
In this country, boys ...... do military service.
    don't have to
    must not
    should not
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
When Leon came in, we all knew exactly where he .......
    had been
    is
    was
    has been
 
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
Brad Pitt, who is American and a smoker, is my favourite actor.
J.K. Rowling who is the author of the Harry Potter books is one of the world's wealthiest women.
Berlin, which is a rather chaotic city, is quite peaceful in some parts.
The woman, holding the baby, is my sister.
Sesame Street which is a children's television programme, has been broadcast in many languages for over thirty years.
Which question best reflects the meaning of the first question?
How much is the steak?
    Can you tell me how much the steak is?
    Can you tell me how much is the steak?
 
Who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who the manager is?
 
Where can I buy a ticket for the tram?
    Do you know where can I buy a ticket for the tram?
    Do you know where I can buy a ticket for the tram?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
Bob said "My dog died two years ago".
    Bob told me when his dog died two years ago.
    Bob told me that his dog had died two years ago.
 
Shakespeare didn't speak French.
    The professor said Shakespeare had not spoken French.
    The professor said Shakespeare did not speak French.
 
John says, "I like to eat fish".
    John says he likes to eat fish.
    John said he likes to eat fish.
    John said he liked to eat fish.
 
Match the phrases to make complete sentences.
U kunt kiezen uit: If I win the lottery - If I had known - If they had been friendlier - If we think about it - If I had known - If they had reserved a table - If we had thought this through more carefully - If I had won the lottery - If they are friendlier
, we could have served them better.
, they might have had better service.
, I would have acted differently.
, I would have known exactly how to spend the money.
, we would never have encountered so many problems.
Complete each phrase by adding the correct preposition.
Don?t talk ... that tone of voice to me, young man.
    with
    in
    about
 
The bus crashed ... a tree.
    in
    into
    by
 
Congratulations ... your success!
    on
    by
    with
 
Ryan was absent ... class yesterday.
    in
    at
    from
 
If you are not sure, ask ... John.
    to
    with
    -
 
I have a son ? three years.
    with
    of
    by
 
I have a son who is three years ? age.
    with
    of
    by
 
Who was responsible ... taking care of the car?
    of
    for
    with
 
He?s still angry ... Greg for what he said.
    with
    on
    to
 
The answers are all ... page 11 in the annual report.
    at
    in
    on
 
`a? or ?an? ? Decide which to use with the following words and phrases.
Voorbeeld: a situation / an exciting situation
frequent flyer
unwelcome visit
one-way visit
incredible coincidence
evergreen tree
I am in the field of education. What do you ... for a living?
    do
    make
 
Let?s ... a fire before it gets dark.
    make
    do
 
Is anyone going to ... the dishes?
    do
    make
 
Are you familiar ... that author?
    to
    with
    at
 
Son, you?ve ... a mistake. 1 + 1 is not 3.
    made
    done
 
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 phrasal verb with its equivalent one-word verb form 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) bring up ? (b) come around ? (c) think over ? (d) go with ? (e) make up
With such a life changing decision, I strongly advise that you PONDER your options and even sleep on it a few days! Doing a Ph.D. is a big step.
Do not listen to Pierre. He is always CONFABULATING such tales!
Now that you are MENTIONING the topic of wages and inflationary increases, I would like to discuss my salary.
Give him a bit of time to consider your offer. I am quite sure he will AGREE to the proposal.
Are you really sure those shoes MATCH that dress?
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
What?s the BOTTOM LINE here?
    Are we going to make a profit?
    What are you trying to say?
    What is the minimum requirement?
 
I?m afraid that is BESIDE THE POINT.
    It is not important.
    It is not relevant.
    It is not realistic.
 
It always takes awhile to FIND YOUR FEET in a new school or work environment.
    You need time to adjust to a new environment before you feel comfortable.
    Finding a new job is a time consuming task.
    To get to know new work or school colleagues, it?s always good to sign up for extra-curricular activities.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
goose
    gooses
    goose's
    geese
 
bacterium
    bacteriums
    bacteria
    bacterium's
 
interview
    interview's
    interviews
    interviewes
 
appendix
    appendixes
    appendix's
    appendices
 
woman
    woman's
    wiman
    women