PartIII Language Usage
There are 20 sentences in this section. Beneath each sentence there are four words or phrases marked A,B,C,D. Choose one word or phrase that best completes the sentence. Mark your answers on ANSWER SHEET TWO.
11.____ combination of techniques authors use, all stories--- from the briefest
anecdotes to the longest novels--- have a plot.
C. In so far as
D. No matter
12.She followed the receptionist down a luxurious corridor to a closed door, ____
the woman gave a quick knock before opening it.
A. on which
B. but when
13.Ms Ennab is one of the first Palestinian ___ with seven years’ racing experience.
A. woman drivers
B. women driver
C. women drivers
D. woman driver
14.“I wondered if could have a word with you.” The past tense used in the sentence
refers to a ____.
A.past event for exact time reference
B.present event for tentativeness
C.present event for uncertainty
D.past event for politeness
15.“If I were you I wouldn’t wait to propose her. ” The subjunctive mood in the
sentence is used to ___.
B.express unfavorable feelings
D.make a suggestion
16.“It’s a shame that the city official should have gone back on his word.” The
modal auxiliary SHOULD expresses____.
C.future in the past