Fill in the appropriate question tag.


1 “Public transport is so unreliable.”

“Yes, the buses are never on time, __________?”

2 “Lily is so much taller now than she was the last time I saw her.”

“Yes, she’s really grown, __________?”

3 “The dinner Tom cooked last night was delicious.”

“Yes, he’s really a good cook, __________?”

4 “I like the jacket Sarah’s wearing.”

“Yes, it’s very smart, __________?”

5 “The sky is very grey.”

“Yes, it looks like it’s going to rain, ___________?”

6 “I don’t feel like staying in tonight.”

“Let’s go to Pierre’s then, __________?”

7 “Tony is working too hard at the moment.”

“Yes, he seems to be tired all the time, __________?”

8 “I really enjoyed the party last night.”

“Yes, we all had a great time, __________?”

9 “Do you know how to work with photocopier?”

“No. You couldn’t show me, __________?”

10 “I really miss my brother.”

“You haven’t seen him for a long time, __________?”

Match two parts of the sentences.

Spielberg directed Jurassic Park, A didn’t they?
They used to spend their holidays there, B isn’t she?
This ring belonged to your grandmother, C shall we?
Don’t do that again, D didn’t he?
Sarah is moving back to Kenya, E hasn’t he?
Henry doesn’t like spicy food, F are you?
Let’s go to a Spanish restaurant tonight, G will you?
He has a brand new Harley Davidson, H will she?
Mary won’t be coming soon, I didn’t it?
You aren’t going anywhere this weekend, J does he?

Fill in the gaps with the correct question tag.

A: You’ve heard about what happened to old Mrs. Williams, (1) __________?

B: No, what?

A: Well, promise not to tell anyone, (2) __________?

B: I cross my heart. You know you can trust me, (3) __________?

A: Well, OK. I was in the supermarket the other day. I saw someone being arrested for shoplifting. You can guess who it was, (4) __________?

B: I don’t believe it! Her son’s been sending her money, (5) __________? Why would she steal?

A: I don’t know. It’s quite strange, (6) __________?


21 Imagine that you have been the participant of the carnival recently. You have decided to write your English-speaking pen friend, telling him/her about its historical origin, place, time, preparations, participants and your impressions, feelings, emotions. Write approximately 180-200 words in an appropriate style.


Useful language

Start of the letter

Thanks for your letter. It was lovely to hear from you.

Sorry I haven’t written for so long but …

I was really pleased to hear that …

I thought I’d better write and tell you about …


Well, that’s all for now. Do write back soon.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks for all your help.

Good luck with the …!

Give my love/regards to …

Begin your letter with some general comments, or by apologizing for a delay in writing, or by referring to a letter you’ve just received. Don’t begin each sentence in the same way. Divide your letter into paragraphs and include two or three points in each paragraph. Try to use a good range of vocabulary that is relevant to the question.