This English Placement Test contains 75 questions:
Grammar: 50 ( 30 minutes)
Reading: 15 (15 minutes)
Listening: 10 (15 minutes)
Your score will determine the proficiency level you possess, which will help BEC find a suitable course for you based on your level. Make sure you only complete what you think you know. If you do not know an answer, do not take any guesses. That will give us a more accurate picture of your current level.
Este Test de Nivelación contiene 75 preguntas:
Gramática: 50 ( 30 minutes)
Lectura: 15 (15 minutes)
Compresión auditiva: 10 (15 minutes)
Su puntaje determinará el nivel de dominio que posee, el cual ayudará a BEC a encontrar el curso apropiado para usted en base a su nivel. Asegúrese de completar solo lo que piensa que sabe. Si no sabe una respuesta, no trate de adivinar. Eso nos brindará un panorama más exacto de su nivel actual.
A. Are you Mr Jensen?
B. Yes, I _____.
A. Is this the right place for British Airways?
B. Yes, it ____.
Roger is ____ from Switzerland.
A. Do you smoke?
B. No, I _____.
____ does he work?
How ____ do they play golf?
Are there _____messages for me?
I'm afraid I can't _____ the meeting at three.
He _____ in when I called.
Henry _____ from work at 3 o'clock.
has gotten off
A. When _____ he call?
B. At around 3 in the afternoon.
How _____ time off do you get a year?
It's hotter today _____ yesterday
I go to work _____ foot.
I _____ on an important project at the moment.
going to work
I _____ the report yet. I need a couple more hours.
'm not finishing
I _____ a profit this year.
A. Can I have extension 315?
B. I'l just _____ you through.
Could I _____ a message?
A. What's he like?
B. He _____.
works for tyhe National Bank of Poland.
's the Social Media Regional Manager.
's a nice guy.
How's it going?
Pleased to meet you.
I'm pleased to.
Everything is fine.
Good to see you too.
Who _____ the first email?
I'll _____ with the email right away.
It's the _____ meal I've ever eaten.
I'll have breakfast sent _____ to your room.
Prices have remained _____ in the first quarter.
I'm writing to _____ the refund for damaged goods.
35,000 people _____ in the last five years.
were been laid off
are laid off
have been laid off
He _____ me that he was happy in his new job.
It cost me one hundred dollars. What a complete _____ of money!
We _____ less time traveling, if we worked from home.
Does the convention center have internet_____ ?
Sorry, I didn't _____ that. Could you say it again?
Would you mind ____, please?
not to smoke
if not smoking
You _____ be tired after working 15 hours straight.
I agree with you up to a _____.
_____ I thought everyone knew.
Won't you hear?
Haven't you heard?
Didn't you heard?
Aren't you hearing?
Let's move _____ to the next point of my presentation.
I'm sorry, but can I just ____ in here?
So, let's sum _____ what we've discussed so far.
I _____ from you.
look forward to hear
looking forward to hearing
look forward to hearing
look forward for hearing
Taylor is secretary _____ the general manager.
I think it's _____ of fish with cream and white wine.
I'm sorry for the _____ in getting back to you with the quote.
I suggested _____ the whole thing forward by a week.
With ____ I think that's a little too low.
_____ no see. You haven't changed a bit!
Are you saying they've fallen _____ of projections again?
It was a very _____ meeting in the end.
Can I get a hold _____ the organizer
Below are three readings with missing words. Read and choose a missing word from the four options provided in the box.
It’s easy to (1) _____ an e-mail. You type it on to a computer screen, hit a button and off (2)_____ goes. But the speed of the process is also a problem. It doesn’t encourage (3)_____ to think much about what we write. As a result, e-mail messages are (4)_____ grammatically incorrect, disorganised and full of spelling and typing errors. Badly expressed ideas are more difficult to read. They can also cause expensive misunderstandings. Managers nowadays have to read enormous quantities of e-mails, and (5)_____ adds to the stress of their jobs.
(1) write / read / delete / see
(2) he/ they / it / e-mail
(3) him / us / her / we
(4) always / never / every day / often
(5) who / this / these / what
A hard sell is often seen as (6)______ in Japan. Japanese business people may think that you are trying to convince them (7)______ your product is no good. It is better to use a low-key sale pitch and give them objective information. The Japanese are not accustomed to aggressive American techniques that use a persuasive ‘winning’ argument. (8)____ you are not completely honest about your product, your credibility will be damaged and what you say will lose influence. Don’t say that yours is ‘the best on the (9)______’. It is better to say, ‘We sold more than two million units last year. As you know our closest competitor sold (10)_____ than a million.’
(6) hard / good / offensive / polite
(7) because / but / however / and
(8) By / As / Unless / If
(9) business / place / market / shop
(10) cheaper / less / least / same
Manchester United stopped being just a famous football team several years ago and became a highly successful multinational corporation. The words ‘football’ and ‘club’ were actually dropped from the players’ badges in 2000 in an effort to strengthen the corporate image. With a successful stock market (11) _________ in 1991 and a market value, according to City accountants Deloitte and Touche, of over £110m, Manchester United is as much a triumph of the media as of great soccer. ‘Top clubs have
(12) _________ on the back of Television contracts’, says Richard Baldwin of Deloitte and Touche. With this also comes merchandising. Manchester United’s megastore stocks 1,500 different items, is constantly packed, and merchandising (13) _________ as far away as Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney attract thousands of fans who couldn’t even tell you where Manchester is on the map. ‘United look and behave very much like a traditional business from a corporate point of view,’ says Nigel Hawkins, a financial analyst. ‘They have a strong (14)_________ and have worked to maximise it by bringing in good people.’ They certainly have. One sponsorship deal alone – with Vodaphone – (15)_________ Manchester £30 million.
(11) crash / share / flotation / increase
(12) broadcasted / grown / fallen / advertised
(13) outlets / shirts / middlemen / contracts
(14) logo / service / brand / manager
(15) refunded / claimed / netted / advertised
Watch the following video and answer TRUE or FALSE.
The main topic of this video is different ways that people speak.
She is talking about how to avoid irritating someone who works with you.
She's talking about people with whom she or someone might work.
You should give your coworkers hints for them to realize how irritating they can get.
You shoud avoid irritable coworkers not to get into trouble with them.
You should contact the HR department and request a mediation.
Irritable coworkers will probably change their behavior if you talk to them in a nice manner.
One tactic is to talk to your coworker directly.
They should use earphones to speak on the phone with friends and family.
"Going to the source" means that you should talk to your boss about your irritating coworker.
Thank you very much for taking the time to complete this placement test!
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