Taalniveautoets Engels
Shave that ridiculous moustache, ......?
    OK
    shall you
    will you
    no
 
Vindaloo is spicy, ......?
    isn't it
    is it
    no
    yes
 
He's got a tatoo on his bum, ......?
    hasn't he
    is he
    no
    does he
 
Learning Dutch is supposed to be difficult, ......?
    no
    yes
    is it
    isn't it
 
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.
In a couple of years the children ...... home and we'll be able to get a smaller house.
    will leave
    will have left
    left
    are leaving
 
This time next month, I ...... here for three years.
    work
    am working
    will have worked
    worked
 
On my parents' next wedding anniversary, they ...... married for twenty-five years.
    are
    have been
    will have been
    are going to be
 
Did you plant this garden yourself?
    No, we did not planted it.
    No, we had it planted.
 
Did you have your hair cut?
    No, I cut it.
    No, I cut it myself.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    Who woke you up this morning?
    Who did wake you up this morning?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    When leaves the plane?
    When does the plane leave?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where should I deposit old newspapers and glass?
    Where I should deposit old newspapers and glass?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    What plans Marjorie to do after class?
    What does Marjorie plan to do after class?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
At what age ...... you get a driving license?
    might
    can
    would
 
When I was younger, I ...... play soccer quite well.
    would
    could
    should
 
In this country, boys ...... do military service.
    don't have to
    must not
    should not
 
I think you ...... try to relax more.
    would
    should
    shall
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
If only I ...... before we left.
    eat
    ate
    have eaten
    had eaten
 
Claudia felt ill because she ...... all afternoon.
    rollerbladed
    was rollerblading
    has rollerbladed
    had been rollerblading
 
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?
Can I pay by credit card?
    Can you tell me if I can pay by credit card?
    Can you tell me can I pay by credit card?
 
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?
 
What time does the restaurant close?
    Can you tell me when the restaurant closes?
    Can you tell me what time the restaurant close?
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
Don?t talk ... that tone of voice to me, young man.
    with
    in
    about
 
We need proof ? his story; he is known to stretch the truth.
    for
    of
    by
 
The answers are all ... page 11 in the annual report.
    at
    in
    on
 
He is interested ... most sports.
    by
    in
    with
 
Could you please translate this document ... modern Greek for me?
    by
    to
    into
 
Our profits fell ... by almost 15% last year.
    -
    over
    down
 
Has John always ... the bookkeeping for their business?
    done
    made
 
What is the reason ... your sudden change ... attitude?
    for - in
    of - by
    of - of
 
He?s still angry ... Greg for what he said.
    with
    on
    to
 
The model is aimed ? a much younger crowd.
    at
    by
    towards
 
`a? or ?an? ? Decide which to use with the following words and phrases.
Voorbeeld: a situation / an exciting situation
DNA sample
university employee
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
annual report
teaching assistant
He?s ... the shopping.
    doing
    making
 
Son, you?ve ... a mistake. 1 + 1 is not 3.
    made
    done
 
Let?s ... a fire before it gets dark.
    make
    do
 
If you ... more of an effort, you might succeed.
    made
    did
 
Although we ... inquiries about the missing papers, they were never recovered.
    did
    made
 
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) get over ? (b) run into ? (c) make sure of ? (d) look down upon ? (e) give up on
You should not feel DISPARAGED by your colleagues because you have not published as much as they have.
The entire staff ABANDONED the project after it was clear they were not going to attain the results for which they were striving.
The best way to OVERCOME defeat is to get back up on the horse and try again.
Could you please VERIFY the fact that the financing for the project has been approved?
In academic circles you tend to MEET the same individuals more than once in your lifetime!
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.
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
It took the new university canteen two years to BREAK EVEN.
    They did not begin to make a profit until the 2nd fiscal year.
    They went bankrupt after two years.
    They did not begin to make a profit until the 3rd fiscal year.
 
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.
 
I?m afraid that is BESIDE THE POINT.
    It is not important.
    It is not relevant.
    It is not realistic.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
fox
    foxs
    foxes
    foxes'
 
leaf
    leafs
    leaves
    leaf's
 
museum
    museum
    museums
    museum's
 
tooth
    tooth's
    teeth
    toothes
 
offspring
    offspring
    offsprings
    offspring's