Taalniveautoets Engels
Shave that ridiculous moustache, ......?
    OK
    shall you
    will you
    no
 
He's got a tatoo on his bum, ......?
    hasn't he
    is he
    no
    does he
 
I've never told you about my last girlfriend, ......?
    haven't I
    have I
    did I
    no
 
India is a poor country, ......?
    no
    is it
    isn't it
    yes
 
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
 
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
 
Did you put the floor in yourself?
    No, we had it done.
    No, we did it.
 
Did you plant this garden yourself?
    No, we did not planted it.
    No, we had it planted.
 
Read both sentences carefully.
Tick the correct sentence.
    Who drank my coke?
    Who did drink my coke?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Who woke you up this morning?
    Who did wake you up this morning?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    Where you used to live?
    Where did you use to live?
 
Tick the correct sentence.
    When usually you wake up?
    When do you usually wake up?
 
Choose the word that best completes each sentence.
She ...... very quietly -- I didn't hear her go.
    must have left
    had to leave
    could leave
    should have left
 
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
 
When I was younger, I ...... play soccer quite well.
    would
    could
    should
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
Kate could see that the child ...... for some time.
    cries
    was crying
    has cried
    had been crying
 
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?
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?
 
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?
 
Choose the sentence that most accurately reflects the initial sentence.
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Choose the answer that best completes each sentence.
U kunt kiezen uit: will - would - have - had - does
You not have caught a cold if you'd taken your coat.
If you run a bit faster, you would have won.
It would been better if you had asked me for help.
We would have got better tickets if we booked earlier.
The team have won if Jones had played better.
Complete each phrase by adding the correct preposition.
I arrived ... the station at six o?clock.
    at
    in
    by
 
You remind me ... my older brother.
    by
    with
    of
 
We need proof ? his story; he is known to stretch the truth.
    for
    of
    by
 
Could you please translate this document ... modern Greek for me?
    by
    to
    into
 
I divided the class ... four groups.
    into
    to
    in
 
The tank was full ... petrol just yesterday.
    with
    off
    of
 
Don?t approach ... the dog.
    to
    by
   
 
This is an example ... his work.
    of
    to
    by
 
Nobody may enter ... the room before the professor.
    -
    by
    to
 
Don?t talk ... that tone of voice to me, young man.
    with
    in
    about
 
`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
Her speech at the conference ... quite an impression on me.
    made
    did
 
His paper was excellent. It really ... him credit.
    does
    makes
 
I?ve been working since early this morning; I could ? with a cup of coffee.
    do
    make
 
We always ... ample provision in the budget for any unexpected expenses.
    do
    make
 
The chairman will be ... a statement to the press later today.
    doing
    making
 
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) cancel ? (b) rewrite ? (c) discover ? (d) submit ? (e) omit
You LEFT OUT two critical references in your bibliography.
They CALLED OFF this afternoon?s meeting.
Please HAND IN your paper no later than Friday 24 June at 4pm.
My co-promoter informed me that I would need to DO my first chapter OVER again as he was not satisfied with the argumentation of my thesis.
Björn FOUND OUT rather early in the course that his professor had several favourite students and that he was not one of them.
Complete each sentence with the correct word from the list. You may use some words more than once. Note that not every word below has a matching sentence.
Voorbeeld: domain - area - item - room - place
I propose that we discuss three of the agenda first, as it?s obviously the most important.
Research and development is one in which we must not make any personnel cuts; the future of the organisation depends on it.
Public software is free: it can be used by anybody.
Her work is adequate but there is always for improvement.
I felt totally out of at the Ph.D. defence; I could barely understand what they were talking about.
Choose the definition that most clearly reflects the CAPITALISED idiomatic expression.
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.
 
Thank you but I really have ENOUGH ON MY PLATE already.
    I?ve already eaten.
    I couldn?t eat another bite. That means no room for dessert either, I?m afraid.
    I have so much work to do as it is.
 
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.
 
Choose the correct plural for each of the following words'.
offspring
    offspring
    offsprings
    offspring's
 
chief
    chief's
    chiefs
    chieves
 
mother-in-law
    mothers-in-law
    mother-in-laws
    mother's-in-laws
 
sheep
    sheeps
    sheep
    sheep's
 
woman
    woman's
    wiman
    women