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Universidad Internacional de las Américas

Escuela de Inglés
Curso: Ingles tecnico 3
Examen de ampliación
Puntaje total de la prueba: 100 puntos
Nombre del Profesor: Licda Sarah Guzmán

Nombre del Estudiante:

Instrucciones generales
1. Apagar teléfono celular, Palm, IPod y cualquier dispositivo
electrónico con acceso a internet. Colocarlos en su bolso o debajo
de su pupitre.
2. Uso de gorras, anteojos oscuros no está permitido durante la
aplicación de exámenes.
3. No se permite ingerir agua, refrescos o alimentos durante la
aplicación de los exámenes.
4. Durante los diez minutos de inicio de la prueba pueda hacer
consultas sobre la transcripción o redacción de la prueba.
Transcurrido ese tiempo no se aceptan consultas.
5. El examen debe resolverse, de manera ordenada y limpia, en el
cuadernillo oficial de exámenes. Debe usar – salvo indicación
contraria – sólo tinta azul o negra.
6. La utilización correcta de las reglas ortográficas es parte de la
prueba y se rebajarán puntos de la calificación si aparecen
errores de este tipo.
7. No se podrá abandonar el aula hasta tanto haya entregado el
examen y firmado el acta respectiva.
8. En caso de copia o fraude se aplicarán las normas establecidas al
efecto por la Universidad.


A. Use the adjectives in brackets to complete the following sentences.

Sometimes you will need to change the adjective into an adverb. (5 pts)

1. I can't understand. You speak too ____________________. (Quick)

2. He drives very. ___________________________________ (careful)

3. He's a very __________________________________ driver. (Careful)

4. His English is improving all the time. He speaks very________________

now. (Good)

5. I got up _______________________________ this morning. (Late).

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B. Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps. Use Present Perfect. (7 pts)

1. Karen _____________________me an e-mail. (To send)

2. Dave and Pat ______________________the museum. (To visit)

3. I __________________________at the pet shop. (To be)

4. They ________________already____________ their rucksacks. (Not, to


5. Marcus ___________________an accident. (To have)

6. We ______________________ the shopping for our grandmother. (To do)

7. I ____________ just _____________ my bike. (To clean)

C. Put the verbs into present perfect progressive (7 pts)

1. He (work)________________________ has been working in this company

since 1985.

2. I (wait)_______________________for you since two o'clock.

3. Mary (live)_________________________in Germany since 1992.

4. Why is he so tired? He (play) _______________________tennis for five


5. How long (learn / you)___________________________English?

6. We (look for)________________________the motorway for more than an



D. use since or for? (5 pts, 1/2 pt each)

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1. _______________Sunday 5. ______________two hours
6. _____________ Three years
2. _________________ 2017
7. _____________ I was a kid
3. _____________a long time 8. ______________ Yesterday
9. ____________ Ten seconds
4. ___________ Friday evening 10. _____________ 30 seconds

E. Fill in the blanks using DO and MAKE (5 pts, 1/2 pt each)

1. ___________a good job 6. _____________ well / badly

2. ___________ The dusting 7. ___________ a suggestion
8. ______________ sense
3. ___________ it yourself 9. ___________ a subject
4. ____________ the bed 10. _____________ wonder
5. ___________ a course


F. Put the verbs into the correct form (will or going to) (7 pts)

1. I love London. I (go)______________________there next year.

2. What (wear / you) _______________________ at the party tonight?
3. I haven't made up my mind yet. But I think I (find) _________________
something nice in my mum's wardrobe.
4. This is my last day here. I (go) _______________ back to England
5. My horoscope says that I (meet) ___________________ an old friend
this week.
6. Look at these big black clouds! It (rain) ____________________.
7. Here is the weather forecast. Tomorrow (be) _________________ dry
and sunny.


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G. Complete the questions in Past Perfect. (7 pts)

1. (what / Bob / do) ____________________________ that he was kept

in after school?
2. (you / eat) ___________________________ anything before you went
to the theatre?
3. (he / live) ______________________________ in London before he
moved to Glasgow?
4. (she / find) ___________________________________________ a
new job by that time?
5. (they / book) _______________________________ a room before
they went to Dublin?
6. (how often / you / ring) _________________ the bell before he
answered the door?
7. (why / they / have) ______________________ dinner before they came
to the party?

H. Put the verbs into the correct form (past perfect progressive). (7

1. We (sleep) ___________________________________ for 12 hours

when he woke us up.
2. They (wait) __________________________________ at the station
for 90 minutes when the train finally arrived.
3. We (look for) _____________________________ her ring for two
hours and then we found it in the bathroom.
4. I (not / walk) ______________________________ for a long time,
when it suddenly began to rain.
5. How long (learn / she) _________________________ English before
she went to London?
6. Frank Sinatra caught the flu because he (sing) _____________ in the rain
too long.
7. He (drive) _________________________________ less than an
hour when he ran out of petrol.



I. Write c for countable and u for uncountable (5 pts) ½ each

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1. time _____ 6. hair ______
2. books _____ 7. cars _____
3. jam _______ 8. butter_______
4. bread _____ 9. Friends _____
5. sugar _____ 10. apples _____

J. Choose How much or How many (5 pts)

1. ___________________________ cheese do you buy?

2. ___________________________ books are there in your bag?
3. ___________________________ films did Tom see last week?
4. ___________________________ money do you spend every week?
5. ___________________________ friends does Linda have?

K. Decide whether you have to use few or little (5 pts)

1. There’s _______ point in calling.

2. _______ People understood what he said.
3. There is _______ use in trying to do this.
4. There’s _______ space here as it is.
5. There’s _______ I can do about this.

L. Mark with an X the correct answer (5 pts)

1. Heather is old ____ now to make her own decisions.

( ) enough ( ) too many

( ) too ( ) too much

2. It’s ____ early to go to bed.

( ) enough ( ) too many

( ) too ( ) too much

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3. There is ____ salt in this soup.

( ) enough ( ) too many

( ) too ( ) too much

4. My daughter has _____ shoes. There isn't _____ space in her closet for
all of them.

( ) too, enough ( ) too many, enough

( ) too much, enough ( ) enough, too



M. Chose the correct option (5 pts)

1. Dogs often feel ____________________ during fireworks. (frightened /frightening)

2. The metro can be _________________ the first time you use it. (confused/ confusing)

3. Satoru was __________________ to hear about the earthquake. (shocked / shocking)

4. I think that rainy days in winter are ___________________. (depressing / depressed)

5. She's ______________________ of doing the same thing every day. (boring / bored)

N. Let´s pretend you have a norteamerican friend who will come to Costa Rica to
make tourism, give him/her 4 suggestions on what he/she could make here (use
the modal auxiliary verbs 5 pts)

1. ____________________________________________________

2. ____________________________________________________

3. ___________________________________________________

4. ____________________________________________________

5. _______________________________________________________

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O. Complete the following sentences withe the phrasal verbs in the box (5 pts)

go back go out stand up lie down work out break down

get back call back

1. My car has ______________ three times this month.

2. They ______________ from Spain yesterday.

3. Don’t __________________ too late. Please!

4. You need to _______________ with you mother.

5.You should _________________ when you meet someone.

P. Rewrite the sentences using a relative pronoun (who and which).

Add commas where necessary. (5 pts)

1) The film had already started when we arrived. It was very romantic.


2) I bought all the ingredients. I needed them to prepare a cake.


3) Tom and Sara went to the cinema last weekend. They usually come to the


4) My friends went to the Jade Museum last Friday. They love jewels.


5) My grandfather has lived in Guadalupe all his life. He was born in Mexico.

Q. Complete the following chart using the passive voice (10 pts)

“I teach a class”

Positive negative
simple present
simple past
present perfect
past perfect