Welcome to your Teens Placement Test
Manager: Where's Mr Davidson? Assistant: Oh, he's ___ London today.
Amirah: Do you like cats? Chris: No, but there ___ lots of other animals I like.
Andrew: Where ___ Alicia come from? Martin: I think she's from the United States.
Teacher: Tell me something about your parents, Lucas. Student: My mother and father ___ both very tall.
Ayla: That's a nice table, Sophie! Is it new? Sophie: Oh no, it's my ___ old dining table.
Emma: What do you do after school? Chloe: I see my friends. Do you visit people, too? Emma: No, I ___ go out.
Katie: Is Charlotte at school today? Laura: No, she ___ . She's not well today.
Alex: I'd like to make a cake. ___ eggs have we got? Andrea: Three, I think. Let me check.
Ifrah: Which bus goes to the hospital? Antonia: ___ the 236. It stops outside.
Father: Are we ready to go? Daughter: No, Mum can't find ___ hat.
Shop Assistant: Can I help you? Customer: Yes, I'd like to buy ___ trousers.
Mother: Where's that fish I bought? It was on the table. Daughter: Oh no! The cat ___ it.
Amanda: I like your new sofa. Fahima: Thanks. It's ___ confortable than the other one we had.
Alicia: I'm going to the supermarket. Do you want anything? Peter: Could you get ___ milk, please?
Karina: When do you want to play football? Aniqa: I ___ to play tomorrow, because I don't need to go to work.
Manisha: What did you do at the weekend? Nicola: I ___ tennis with my friend on Saturday.
Wife: Have we got any cheese in the fridge? Husband: No, we haven't. I'm ___ buy some this afternoon.
Laura: Where ___ you last Tuesday? I tried to phone you. Beatriz: Oh, I was visiting my grandmother. I didn't have my phone with me.
Miriam: Are you coming to my party on Tuesday? Brian: I'm really sorry, but I ___ to take my daughter to the airport.
Saif: Why do you like running? Isabella: Because it's ___ way to keep fit.
Anna: Have you lived here a long time? Stefan: Yes, over 40 years. I know ___ of people in this town.
Josef: Why didn't you come to the cinema last week? Chloe: I wanted to but I couldn't. I ___ studying for that test we had on Monday.
Anna: That bird's on the garden table again. I think it's hungry. Juliana: Yes, look! It ___ eat the bread we put there.
Sophie: How long ___ married? Ying Yue: Two years. I met my husband when I was working in New York.
David: Have you ___ that new film yet? Susanna: No, I haven't. We could go on Thursday if you like?
Shop Assistant: Excuse me, please. Could I get past? Customer: Oh, I'm sorry. I'm getting in the way, ___ I?
Wife: Advertising is a big business for musicians. Husband: Yes, musicians ___ a lot of money for writing short pieces of music.
Son: Mum, I'd really like a guitar. Can I have one? Mother: OK, but if we buy one you ___ have to practise playing it.
Juliana: Do you like Brazilian coffee? Miriodere: No I don't, because it's ___ strong.
Matthew: Would you like anything from the shop? Alicia: Yes, I'd like one of ___ celebrity magazines, please.
Daughter: Mum, my computer is broken again. I really need a new one. Mother: I ___ buy one if we had the money, but it's not possible right now.
Mother: ___ you packed your suitcase yet? We're leaving early tomorrow morning. Son: I'll do it later. It won't take long.
Lucas: Do you play the piano, Natasha? Natasha: Well, I ___ play when I was younger, but I'm not sure I remember now.
Martina: What did the doctor say about your stomach pains? Padma: He asked me what I ___ for the last two days.
Daughter: Everyone has arrived apart from Pamela. Mother: Don't worry, she phoned me this morning and said she ___ be a bit late.
Vincent: Did you see the weather forecast? It's going to be extremely hot this weekend. Pauline: I know, I can't believe it! It ___ since Monday.
Ameena: What colour are you going to paint the living room? Charlotte: I ___ probably choose something bright, like yellow.
Victor: I'd love to go back in history to see how people lived hundreds of years ago. Simon: Me too! If I ___ choose, I'd probably travel to ancient Rome.
Stephen: The concert was fantastic yesterday. You ___ have come. Yuuto: I know. I wanted to, but I had to work late.
Katie: Would you like to go sightseeing or to the beach this afternoon? Matthew: I don't mind, I'll let you decide. Katie: OK, let's go sightseeing, ___ we?
Amanda: It said on the news that the president also owns all the national newspapers. Andrew: That ___ be right! I don't think that's true.
Assistant: That meeting was really difficult. What would you have done if you ___ in my position? Manager: Oh, I think you managed it very well.
Natalia: My new smartphone doesn't seem to work. Katie: Oh dear! Perhaps you should take it ___ and ask for a refund.
Chris: I wish I could be with our cousins... Alison: Me too! By this time tomorrow they ___ on a Greek beach while we're revising for our history test.
Son: Are you OK, Mum? You don't seem very relaxed. Mother: I just wish I ___ an aisle seat so that I could get up and walk around more easily.
Nicola: I love this picture, but won't it cost a fortune? Victor: No, it's just a copy. The original, ___ is a portrait of the artist's friend, sold for €4 million!
Laura: I can't believe how talented this artist was. Emily: I know, it's amazing. ___ he was almost 90 when he did them, his paintings are beautiful.
Andrea: I want to buy some new shoes for the winter. Shan: Well, I ___ looking for a new pair of boots for weeks, but I can't find anything I like.
Client: I don't have much money - just enogh to ___ . Accountant: Well, let me suggest a way of helping you save more.
Pablo: In April next year I ___ here for ten years exactly. Alison: Wow! It really doesn't seem that long.
Student: Is it true that it took Bell and Watson ages to invent the telephone? Teacher: Yes. When they finally succeeded, they ___ on it for about 30 years.
Rachel: This would be a lovely place to sit on a dry day. Natasha: Yes, I know. I just wish the rain ___ .
Student: What's today's lesson going to be about? Teacher: Today we're going to learn about a tribe ___ descendants live in Lima, the capital of Peru.
Andrea: Did your town have a good market? Katie: Yes. When I was young we ___ there every Saturday looking for bargains.
Daughter: Joanna has been really supportive. I'm so lucky to have her as a friend. Mother: Yes. Just think - if you hadn't sat next to her in class at school, you ___ so close now.
David: Did you see the headline this evening? Nicola: Yes - the Prime Minister was ___ to resign today.
Student: I'm concerned about the chemical test results I've just had from the river. Professor: It ___ be a good idea to check the acid levels as well then.
Aamir: They've just announced that our trai has been delayed. Laura: That's annoying. We ___ have rushed to get here after all.
Liam: So, your Dad's got a laptop! Cian: Yes, I bought it for him last year - until then he ___ a typewriter!
Isabella: The flight is fully booked, so I won't be able to go to Barbados next week. Safia: If you ___ the ticket sooner, you'd have found a seat.
Receptionist: You ___ taken a taxi to the hotel since you arrived so late. Customer: It was OK, actually. There was a direct bus service from the airport.
Sophie: Have they finished interviewing for the manager's positioning yet? Rafi: No, but they ___ all the candidates by next Friday.
Athlete: ___ hard I try, I can't run any faster. Coach: You've improved a lot. I wouldn't worry about it.
Laura: That's a really beautiful painting. The colours are so vivid. Jeremy: Yes, it's amazing to think it was lost for years and ___ .
Charlotte: I saw the photos from the film festival. Was that you with the actor from The Hobbit? Niall: Yes, it was! ___ did I imagine I would ever actually meet him.
Pauline: I hear you got soaked on the golf course this morning. Chris: Yes. I wish I ___ listened to the weather forecast.
Laura: How was the meeting? Ricardo: It finished late because Victor didn't arrive untile 5 pm. He told me he ___ been given the wrong directions.
Andrew: I picked up some of that cat food you wanted. Pedro: Oh good. Once ___ to these new cat biscuits, they won't want to go back to the other stuff.
Antonia: Has your son done well in his exams? Philip: Yes. Only once ___ he wasn't sufficiently prepared, but he can take that one again.
Son: I had a bit of a stomach ache this morning. Mother: Oh dear! Well, I did say you ___ eaten that chicken last night.