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The city of Sheffield
Sheffield is Britain’s fifth largest city with a population of more than half a million people. It is built on eight rivers and many hills. Sheffield is (6) ............... very green city. It has more parks and woods than (7) ................... other English city. Sheffield is a working city. (8) ............................. many years, it’s factories sent knives, forks and steel to countries all around the world. Since the 1980’s, many of the old factories (9) ....................... closed, but new shops and offices are being opened every day. Sheffield has a lot to offer it’s visitors. Here you can see the world’s oldest football club. You can watch ice hockey, rugby and, in April, the World Snooker Championship. Sheffield is a friendly city. Many people who come here to work or study find that they do (10) ............... want to leave!

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The Cat Family
Cats are popular pets (11) ................... Britain, but do you know that they are closely related to some of the biggest and (12) .............................. of all wild animals? Despite their differences in size, lions, tigers and cats can have a lot in (13) .............. All cats, for instance, eat other animals and hunt for their food. A house cat is not likely to catch anything bigger (14) .................... a mouse or a bird, but it goes about catching it in much the same way as a lion or a tiger (15) .................... its food.

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Learning to make the perfect pizza
According to the European Pizza – Makers’ Association, making a good pizza is not a straightforward skill to learn. “In Italy, 70 percent of pizza makers could not improve on their product, not to (16) ............... all the pizza makers who (17) ..................... inedible meals”, says Antonio Primioeri, the association’s founder. He has now started a pizza school in an attempt to (18) ............ ...... the reputation of this traditional dish. As part of a short (19) ................... course, the students of Mr Primioeri’s school are taught how to (20) ...................... common mistakes, produce a good basic mixture, add tasty topping and cook the pizza properly.

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In this part of the test you must choose the word or phrase that best completes each sentence.
For questions 21 -40, select one of A, B, C, or D.

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They bought their son a bike .......... a reward for working hard at school.

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I'm sending you a photograph of Carol ........ you'll recognise her at the airport.

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John's father ordered .......... not to stay out late again.

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It took Michael a long time to find a pair of shoes that .......... him.

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Try to avoid .......... through the city centre, because of the traffic.

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The best athletes in the world .......... in the Olympic Games.

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I wish I .......... to the concert with them, but there were no tickets left.

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She is now taking a more positive .......... to her studies and should do well.

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What .......... milk shake do you want - strawberry, chocolate or banana?

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The argument with the water company completely .......... our evening.

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In this part of the test you must choose the word or phrase that best completes each sentence.
For questions 21 -40, select one of A, B, C, or D.

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You would be a fool not to take .......... of such a wonderful opportunity!

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When she arrived at the party, Jane discovered she was wearing the same dress .......... her hostess.

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There’s no point .......... knocking on her door – she’s already gone out.

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For the first few minutes she was leading the race, then she began to fall..........

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The meeting room was rather cramped and had no .......... of natural light.

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The success of the captain in the individual events .......... for the poor performance of the athletics team as a whole.

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When she was a child, she .......... visit her grandparents every week.

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Richard has .......... interest in politics.

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The film lasted three hours with .......... of 15 minutes between part one and part two.

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I went to another shop, but they didn’t have the book I wanted ..........

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