Schriftlicher Einstufungstest Englisch

Die Lehrgänge der Höheren Fachschule verlangen am Schluss ein Englisch-Diplom auf Stufe B1 (Preliminary). SIW organisiert den Englischunterricht während des Studiums entsprechend dem Ausgangsniveau der Studierenden. Damit wird sichergestellt, dass die Studierenden weder unter- noch überfordert werden. Zu Beginn des Studiums findet ein Einstufungstest statt, so dass die Bildung der Leistungsgruppen durchgeführt werden kann. Möchtest du jetzt schon wissen, wie dein Englisch eingestuft wird, dann absolviere den nachfolgenden Einstufungstest des «Cornelsen & Oxford Verlags», der sich für alle Lernniveaus von der Grundstufe bis zum Cambridge First Certificate eignet.

Anleitung:

  • In den folgenden 63 Aufgaben sind Sätze und Kurzdialoge vorgegeben, bei denen an mindestens einer Stelle etwas ausgelassen ist. Unter jeder Aufgabe findest du jeweils drei bis vier Vorschläge, diese Lücke zu füllen, von denen aber nur eine richtig ist.
  • Bei einigen Fragen musst du jene Antworten markieren, die falsch sind, darauf wird extra hingewiesen.
  • Andere als die beschriebenen Aufgabenstellungen sind bei den jeweiligen Fragen erläutert.

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Wenn du das Gefühl hast, mehr als fünf Aufgaben hintereinander nicht mehr zu verstehen oder nicht richtig gelöst zu haben, brich den Test ab.


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1. Hello, how are you?

Select the correct answer:

 
 
 

2. … she from?
From Australia.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 

3. What’s Colin and Mary’s address?
… address is 15, Park Avenue, Leeds.

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4. Are you … architect?

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5. He … at 7 o’clock.

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6. Tom likes pop music, but he … classical music.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 
 

7. At a tourist information centre:
Tourist: «Excuse me, please. How can I get to Glasgow?»
Assistant: «Well, you could take the bus or the train. It’s … to take the bus, but the train is ….»

Fill in the gaps correctly:

 
 
 

8. I think that Dartmouth is … Brighton.

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9. We’ve got … good supermarkets in our town, but we haven’t got … nice restaurants.

Fill in the gaps correctly:

 
 
 

10. I’d like … more wine, please.

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11. Last year I … to Spain.

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12. I … much last night.

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13. … Tom the last weekend?

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14. What are your holiday plans for next year?
Well, I think … at home.

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15. What’s he doing at the moment?
He … television.

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16. He … home from work at five o’clock every day.

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17. … a foreign language?
Yes, two. German and French.

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18. You … take a taxi. I can pick you up.

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19. Look at the clouds. … in a minute.

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20. I … on foot before I got a car.

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21. I’ll meet you … .

Finish the sentence correctly:

 
 
 

22. … a really famous film star?
No, I haven’t.

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23. She … those letters for the last three hours.

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24. When did you arrive in this country?
In March. I … here … about seven weeks.

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25. Last year we … our holidays in Italy.

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26. Do you remember the job … I had first?

One of the following solutions is wrong. Which?

 
 
 
 

27. I … to Mary on the phone when the doorbell … .

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28. When she got to the theatre, she found that she … the tickets at home.

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29. You can also rewrite the following sentence differently: «Tom speaks fluent English.»

Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

 
 
 
 

30. Normally Tom is a very (1)… driver, but yesterday when I went to town with him he didn’t drive very (2)…, but (3)… (4)….

Which is the correct word order?

 
 
 

31. I don’t feel very well at the moment.
You don’t look well. If I … you, I’d go and see a doctor.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 

32. When will we arrive in Paris?
If we … now, we … there at 5 o’clock.

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33. If I … a lot of money, I … a house.

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34. Hi, Sue. I met Tom yesterday. He told me that he (1)… really lucky the day before. He (2)… to play Bingo and (3)… £100. He said he really (4)… the money for a new car, but that he would rather spend it on clothes.

Which is the correct word order?

 
 
 

35. Police officers … by the goverment, from the money we pay in taxes.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 

36. The following statement can also be written differently: «The government spent a million pounds on this programme.»

Which of the following statements corresponds to the above?

 
 
 

37. The letters … right at this moment.

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38. A Rolls-Royce is … a Mini.

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39. … you give me some small change for the phone, please?

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40. How much milk is there?
There’s … milk left, three or four bottles.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 

41. Who was that?
Oh, an old friend ….

Finish the sentence correctly:

 
 
 
 

42. Do you see those big houses over there?
Well, they … pulled down to build the new motorway.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 
 

43. When Paul came back to the car, he found he … given a parking ticket.

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44. If she … the seat belt, she … died.

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45. Will I feel better soon, Doctor?
Well, you … smoke for a few weeks, but you … got to bed, just relax bit and come and see me again in a week.

Fill in the gaps correctly:

 
 
 

46. This time my friends drank … beer than at our last party.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 

47. I don’t really like wine.

Choose the correct answer:

 
 
 
 

48. You haven’t left the keys at home, …?

Finish the sentence correctly:

 
 
 
 

49. Do you decorate your flat yourself or …?
Oh, it depends.

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50. I couldn’t hear what he was … on the telephone.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 
 

51. Top Shoes (TS) is a company in England which manufactures luxury-grade shoes. Up to now the company has concentrated on selling through the «Far East Footwear Corporation» to large importers, such as department stores. The contract with «Far East» will soon run out.

TS now requires a sales representative not only to keep up sales, but also to expand sales in Japan and Hong Kong, and to introduce new products, for example, giftware, travel goods and clothing. Further, he/she would also have to look into the possibility of starting selling goods in Singapore. No particular qualifications are required, apart from some sales experience. The salary ranges from $ 20,000 to $ 25,000 per annum.

Which of the following statements are wrong?

 
 
 

52. Hello, Tom. I can’t be sure I’ll be home in time for lunch. I … be late.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 

53. Sometimes I wish I … more time for learning English.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 
 

54. Sue: I forgot (1)… you, Sheila’s got married.
Jenny: Oh no. Whatever made her decide (2)… a thing like that?
Sue: It’s impossible (3)…. Can you imagine (4)… married to him? She seemed (5)… such a nice girl.

Select the correct solution for (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5):

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

55. Extracts from a newspaper article about a bank robbery: The police are said (1)… part of the stolen money. The thieves are thought (2)… in a panic. The robbers are still thought (3)… in the country.

Select the correct solution for (1), (2) and (3):

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

56. The company has had a bad year, and will therefore not be … any new workers.

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 
 

57. He had no … of causing trouble.

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58. I (1)… here (2)… an hour. Where (3)…?

Which is the correct word order?

 
 
 

59. Excuse me, do you … me bringing my dog into your house?

Fill in the gap correctly:

 
 
 
 

60. Which word does not belong in the respective group?

 
 
 
 

61. Which word does not belong in the respective group?

 
 
 
 

62. Which word does not belong in the respective group?

 
 
 
 

63. Which word does not belong in the respective group?

 
 
 
 

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