1) You are waiting for your turn to pay in a shop
when you hear an old man asks one of the shop
assistants where Swan Park is. The shop assistant
seems not to know. You know where it is, so you say
A) It is hard to find that park so you need someone
to take you there.
B) You had better go and buy a map from the
newsagent's across the road.
C) It is really very close to here. I'm sure you'll
find it yourself easily.
D) I don't think there is a park by that name around
here. I know this area really well.
E) I couldn't help overhearing. Turn left from here
and it is three streets away.
2) In one of the conversations with your friends, he
says that his elder brother has warned him not to
eat hamburger at Rogers restaurant, adding that he
didnt get any answer to the reason for this, though
he asked several times. In order to draw a logical
conclusion, you say to your friend:
A) Your elder brother might think that fast food
restaurants spoil peoples health.
B) I think your elder brother demands that you eat
healthy food at home.
C) Your elder brother must have tried that hamburger
before, if he has warned you.
D) I think you should have insisted on asking him
why he warned you.
E) To tell the truth, there are other restaurants
which serve more delicious hamburgers.
3) Highly concerned about your aunt, you have been
calling her up for days and you are trying to obtain
news from her, but you havent received any yet. For
that reason, you call your mother and ask whether
she knows anything about your aunt and she replies
that she hasnt got any news from her either and
when she asks you whether you have called her or
not, you reply anxiously:
A) I have phoned her many times and even left
messages, but she has never returned my call.
B) Last week I had a dialogue with her on the phone,
and I havent heard from her since.
C) As far as I know, she has gone to her daughters
D) Whenever I call my aunt, she is always
complaining about her daughter.
E) She must have returned from her daughters home
because when I called her daughter, she wasnt there.
4) While you and your wife are sitting in the living
room, you daughter enters into the room crying and
when you ask what is up, she replies that she had a
terrible exam though she trusted herself very much
in advance of the exam and when you ask her what
happened, she responds in a shocked manner:
A) At the very beginning of the exam I was sure that
I answered all the questions correctly.
B) On the whole, it is perfect but there are few
questions that I couldnt answer in any way.
C) As you remember, I warned you to go to bed early
the night before but you didnt take my word for it.
D) I cannot understand myself because all my
confidence deserted me when I walked into the exam
E) As you now, you are to focus your main attention
on the easy questions first during the exam.
5) Your friend is trying to decide on a pet animal.
You know that utility is more important to him than
just fun. With this in mind, you advise him;
A) You should buy a parrot. You can teach it to
B) If you buy a pet, you ought to have it vaccinated
at regular intervals.
C) You might as well keep a dog; it will protect you
from intruders when needed.
D) I can give you some baby fish providing you first
buy an aquarium.
E) If I were you, I would not worry about how to
feed a small mouth like a cats.
6) You are going to marry in a week and your best
friend says that he booked a room in a hotel in
Antalya for you and your would-be wife as a wedding
present. You know that hotel very well and you
realize that it is impossible to stay there, so in
order not to hurt your friends feelings, you say
A) Sorry, Ive forgotten to tell you that I made
another reservation three weeks ago.
B) You must be mad if you think that we can stay in
C) Sorry but they prefer to stay in a hotel with a
D) If you want, you can stay here with your wife as
we dont like places like that.
E) I wish you had given me a better wedding present.
7) You have accidentally spilt your coffee with milk
all over the table cloth at a visit to your aunt.
Knowing that she is bad-tempered, you sincerely
A) So sorry for delaying my visit for so long. I
B) It was clumsy of me, auntie. I really beg you to
forgive me for that.
C) I had told you not to put any milk in it. Now we
can hardly remove this stain.
D) You make everything worse by getting angry easily.
E) I beg your pardon for this nastiness, but it was
you who insisted on offering coffee.
8) As a group of actors and actresses, you have long
been rehearsing a play named The Wolf and The
Miracle and it is time to perform it on the stage,
and after the performance you ask your director
whether the play will be watched by many spectators
in the days to come and he responds by stating that
it is too soon to be sure about the success of play,
so he says:
A) You have just got the praise of that audience and
you will be much better later.
B) To be honest with you, all of you were really
excited on the stage.
C) It's early days yet. We don't know if the play
will be a success.
D) You were horribly successful on the stage and you
make great fortune out of this.
E) As can be understood from the amount of applause,
this play will be successful in the near future.
9) While having a conversation with one of your
friends on the new machines that are being produced
almost every day, you mention that these new
machines come out in such a rate that you find it
hard to adapt to them day by day, so you say:
A) I think some new machines that have recently been
produced are useless.
B) I cannot understand the reason why old machines
are being renewed these days.
C) There are many machines that seem to be useful,
but in fact they arent.
D) It is increasingly difficult for me to keep up
with the new machines.
E) In order to learn how new machines work reliably;
we should read their manual books.
10) You want to change the trousers you bought the
day before. When you go to the shop you can't see
the shop assistant from whom you purchased the
trousers. When you ask another girl behind the
counter about her she says:
A) She left an hour ago but Im sure if you come
tomorrow, she will change it.
B) She is off today and I'm standing in for her.
C) Sorry but I can't change your trousers.
D) I dont know who you are either.
E) I would like to change these trousers I bought
11) You borrowed your friends golden wristwatch to
wear on a relatives wedding two weeks ago. It is
very expensive and has spiritual value. He asks for
it back, but you can't remember where it is. You
know it must be in the safe in your house. Not
wanting to lie to him, you say:
A) Oh that. I gave it to a moneylender in return for
B) I returned it to you last week. Don't you
C) Sorry, I've forgotten to bring it today, but I'll
definitely bring it tomorrow.
D) I'm sorry, I've misplaced it but I'll have found
it by tomorrow.
E) I havent got it any more. Do you want me to buy
you a new one?
12) At a meeting, given that playing games of chance
is hazardous to everybody when it is done for money,
you state that a large number of men are spoiled
because of this even if they are good-tempered, so
A) Gambling is an important weapon on the hand of
B) Games of chance obsess men and women alike with
C) Many a good man has even been destroyed by
D) I am sorry, but I do not agree with you on the
subject that playing games of chance is harmful.
E) I do not understand why people are absorbed in
playing games of chance while there are important
things to do.
13) Your neighbor wants you to look after her
7-year-old boy for the weekend while she visits her
sick grandmother. Last time you looked after him
this naughty boy made a big mess in your house so
you refuse your neighbor kindly by telling her a
lie, so you say:
A) How dare you ask me this question after your
child had made such a mess in my house?
B) Id love to but my husband and I will be out of
town visiting our relatives this weekend.
C) Sorry, I dont have to take care of your naughty
child! Help yourself!
D) Okay, but would you mind taking care of my
children the following weekend?
E) If you pay the babysitter more, Im sure she will
look after your child very carefully.
14) One of your best friends has called you up,
telling that he will have a meeting with a famous
star in the days ahead, but he is not certain about
what kind of questions he should direct to the
celebrity and he wants you to give him some opinion.
In response, you offer him to ask questions that
will enable the celebrity to give long answers by
A) In the interview try to ask questions that don't
just need 'Yes' or 'No' as an answer.
B) I am sorry, my dear but I dont know anything
that works for you in this matter.
C) If you had informed me about that matter before,
we would have had to the opportunity to talk face to
D) I can only say that famous people always try to
refrain from questions about their private lives.
E) In my opinion, you should have made detailed
study about that celebritys private life.
15) You are out doing shopping, and you happen to
see a lovely shirt in the shop window. When you go
into the shop, you learn that there is only that one
left of that style. So you ask the shop assistant;
A) Why do you put the best items in the window?
B) Would you mind selling me the shirt on display,
C) Can you inform me when new styles arrive?
D) I dont think that shirt suits me, do you?
E) How much reduction can you make for me in the
16) You and your wife are on holiday. You have
booked a safari tour to a forest far away from the
city. On the morning of the tour, you meet a family
friend and he invites you on a boat trip, which
seems more fun. You ask the tour guide:
A) Is it possible to go to the forest by boat
instead of by bus?
B) Could you possibly change the tickets for another
C) How long does it take to go the forest?
D) Why dont you join us for a boat trip? We are
sure it will be fun.
E) Sightseeing is more interesting than a boat trip,
17) After watching the film that your close friend,
Brian suggested, you encounter him and he asks
whether the film affected you or not and in response
you state that it deeply did, saying:
A) Generally speaking, the film was good, but it was
not so good as you said.
B) I cannot make any comment on the film because I
couldnt understand anything.
C) I was moved by the film so much that I couldnt
help shedding tears.
D) The film was really perfect, but I dont
understand why you insisted on watching it.
E) Brian, to tell the truth, your interest in films
does not match mine.
18) One day while having a conversation with your
mother, she asks you whether you get any information
of where your close friend, Martha lives now and you
reply that her exact whereabouts are still a mystery
but you guess that she lives in Massachusetts, so
A) Last year Martha wrote me a letter from
Massachusetts and she invited me.
B) I made the most of myself to get any news from
her, but I couldnt receive any.
C) We havent been in touch with one another for at
least four years.
D) I dont know for certain, but I think she lives
E) You know we were once close friends, but we have
got offended with each other.
19) While waiting in the queue in order to get your
monthly salary in front of the bank, you notice that
a man is trying to enter the queue, so you find it
necessary to warn him because you think he must be
respectful to other peoples rights, so you warn him
to give him a lesson:
A) If you want to be respected, you have to be
respectful to others at first.
B) I think you cannot get your salary today because
this queue is very long.
C) There are many people in the queue today because
this is the last day when salaries are delivered.
D) If you had gone out of home early in the morning,
you wouldnt have to wait that long now.
E) Look! The man over there is trying to enter the
queue. I think we should warn him.