CAE

Getting ready for CAE Exams requires day-to-day practice. Here are some tasks to help you practise conditionals and review the vocabulary. Do your best! :)

Exercise 1: Conditionals

1. He would not be famous

  • if he were a typical sportsman
  • if he had been a typical sportsman
  • if he must have been a typical sportsman

2. Please ask the teacher for our homework books

  • if you happened to see her.
  • if you will see her.
  • if you see her.

3. If I had seen the review in the newspaper earlier,

  • I would have gone to see the play.
  • I will go to see the play.
  • I would be at the play now.

4. If I´d left the party earlier

  • I wouldn´t be tired now.
  • I won´t be tired now.
  • I wouldn´t have been so tired now.

Exercise 2: Conditionals

1.

If I hadn´t stayed out in the sun so long, I (not be) so burnt today.

2.

I would have moved to Italy if I (speak) good Italian.

3.

I´d feel much happier now if I (meet) Susan to discus the problem yesterday.

4.

If you (not come) over tonight, we (not help) each other with our homework now.

5.

If you (plan) to withdraw a lot of money from the bank at one time, you (need) to notify them in advance.

6.

If I ever (want) someone to talk to, he (always be) there for me.

Exercise 3: Vocabulary

Match the terms to make collocations related to risk and adventure.

  • reckless
    driving
  • protective
    clothing
  • sky
    diving
  • safety
    helmet
  • snow
    boarding
  • roller
    coaster
  • risk
    taker
  • lone
    yachtswoman

Exercise 4: Word formation

1.

She´s a very (decide) person because she makes her mind up very quickly.

2.

The film was (terror) and lots of the audience left before the end.

3.

The man looked quite (threat) but in fact he was not really dangerous.

4.

My parents are always (support) - I know I can rely on them.

5.

Male dancers develop their upper-body (strong) so they can lift their partners.
 

6.

Before you go to the airport, make sure your hand luggage doesn´t (weight) too much.