I-                    Give the correct form of the words between brackets:

Jackie is very (ambition)ambitious. She wants to be an actress.
1.The holiday was (disaster)disastrous. There was nothing to do and it rained all the time.
2.Brenda was very (sympathy)sympathetic when she heard that I’d split up with Pete.
3.You have to be fit and extremely (energy)energetic to take part in this sport.
4.The (politics)political party promised to cut taxation when it was elected.
5.According to experts, digital television is the future of home (entertain)entertainment.
6.When Clare entered the skateboarding (compete)competition, she didn’t expect to win.
7.After discussing the results of the experiment, the scientists finally reached a (conclude)conclusion.
II- Put the verbs between brackets in the correct form:
1.I am looking forward to (see) seeing. you in Paris soon.
2.On my way to work, I usually stop (pick up) to pick up hitchhikers, whatever they look like.
3.Sorry, I don’t smoke anymore. I stopped (smoke) smoking about two months ago.
4.Two days ago he (break)broke his leg while he (play)was playing football.
III- Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words from the list:
(rebellious- tidy- reliable- stubborn -thoughtless)
1.He was too stubborn to admit that he was wrong.
2.It was thoughtless of her to have rushed out and not said where she would be going.
3.My car was not as reliable as it used to be. It can break down at any time.
4.She keeps her flat very tidy.
IV- Write an appropriate response to the following situations:

1.Science and technology will destroy the world someday, don’t you think so?
You: You are absolutely right.

2.What should be done to alleviate poverty in the countryside?

You: As far as I am concerned, the government should encourage investment, link the countryside with the main cities by building roads. The private sector, including small enterprises, can also help create and
sustain the jobs necessary for poor people to work and earn the income needed to purchase goods and services.
English Exercises                         
Level: 2nd year BC                                       Mimoun Zeggai


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