Taalniveautoets Engels
Put this in the letterbox, ......?
    shall I
    eh
    no
    will you
 
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
 
Your parents were missionaries, ......?
    eh
    no
    aren't they
    weren't they
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
U kunt kiezen uit: in order to - in case - so that - so as not to - for
I bought mosquito repellant keeping the bugs away while we're at camp.
you were wondering, English is not my native tongue.
I exercise keep fit. Plus I really like it.
He's learning karate self defense purposes.
He carried the knife carefully cut himself.
When I retire I ...... for forty years
    will have worked
    have worked
    work
    worked
 
When I get home tonight, I ...... for fourteen hours non-stop.
    drove
    have driven
    will have driven
    will driven
 
I ...... the report by Monday.
    will not have finished
    have not finished
    am not finished
    am not finishing
 
Did you plant this garden yourself?
    No, we did not planted it.
    No, we had it planted.
 
Have you had your house painted?
    No, we painted it ourselves.
    No, we painted it.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where do keep they the first aid kit?
    Where do they keep the first aid kit?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    How did you know I would be here?
    How you knew I would be here?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Who drank my coke?
    Who did drink my coke?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Who does like to climb trees?
    Who likes to climb trees?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
I think you ...... try to relax more.
    would
    should
    shall
 
We ...... win, but I don't think there's much chance.
    should
    may
    have to
    ought to
 
I ...... see you tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.
    might try
    maybe
    can
 
You ...... get in without a ticket.
    maybe
    cannot
    should not
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
All the roads were blocked: it ...... all night long.
    had been snowing
    snowed
    was snowing
 
Nobody came to the meeting because Anna ...... to tell people about it.
    forgets
    is forgetthing
    had forgotten
    had been forgetting
 
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?
Where is the train station?
    Can you tell me where the train station is?
    Can you tell me where is the train station?
 
What time does the restaurant close?
    Can you tell me when the restaurant closes?
    Can you tell me what time the restaurant close?
 
Who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who is the manager?
    Can you tell me who the manager is?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
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.
 
He saw Penny a couple of days ago.
    He said he saw Penny a couple of days ago.
    He said he had seen Penny a couple of days ago.
 
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.
I was unable to take part ... the meeting yesterday.
    in
    with
    at
 
... my opinion, you?re wrong. I?d check the answers again if I were you.
    to
    in
    of
 
The answers are all ... page 11 in the annual report.
    at
    in
    on
 
Silvia has to look ? her sick husband.
    for
    at
    after
 
He is interested ... most sports.
    by
    in
    with
 
Don?t approach ... the dog.
    to
    by
   
 
Who borrowed that DVD ? me? I cannot find it anywhere.
    to
    for
    from
 
This is an example ... his work.
    of
    to
    by
 
I arrived ... the station at six o?clock.
    at
    in
    by
 
Our profits fell ... by almost 15% last year.
    -
    over
    down
 
`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
This car will ... 200km in 7 seconds!
    make
    do
 
Are you familiar ... that author?
    to
    with
    at
 
Could you please ... a photocopy of your passport for me?
    do
    make
 
His paper was excellent. It really ... him credit.
    does
    makes
 
Her speech at the conference ... quite an impression on me.
    made
    did
 
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?
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) atone ? (b) represent ? (c) delay ? (d) inherit ? (e) mature
Just because the average child GROWS UP more quickly these days than two generations ago, it does not mean they are also capable of dealing with responsibility at an earlier age.
Yesterday was Billy and Wendy?s 5th anniversary. Billy forgot about it. Wendy wasn?t too happy. Billy had to think quickly about how he was going to MAKE UP FOR this.
Jeroen suddenly CAME INTO a substantial windfall when his estranged uncle made him the sole beneficiary in his will. Jeroen is now a multi-millionaire.
Could you remind me again what the E in E=MC˛ STANDS FOR?
There is heavy construction on the A10 especially during peak hours. As a result there is a good chance you will be HELD UP in traffic for at least 30 minutes longer than usual. In my opinion it would be best to take public transit.
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
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.
 
You?re the one CALLING THE SHOTS here.
    You are the one in charge here.
    You have the authority to fire those who do not work hard.
    You are expected to make the first move.
 
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.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
mouse
    mice
    mouse
    mouses
 
museum
    museum
    museums
    museum's
 
forum
    forums
    fora
    forum's
 
woman
    woman's
    wiman
    women
 
leaf
    leafs
    leaves
    leaf's