GV041 - Education and Schools

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Use the correct forms of the missing verbs to complete the sentences.

attend - behave - enrol - expel - fail - leave school - learn ... by heart - pass - play truant - praise - punish - recite - specialize - study - take

  1. She at 16 and started working in her cousin's shop.
  2. Children from the age of 5 to 11 usually a primary school.
  3. The headteacher the school football team for playing so well in the Schools' Cup.
  4. I can't come tomorrow. I'm afraid I have to for a test.
  5. None of the teachers could cope with the boy. When he finally tried to set the school on fire, the headteacher was forced to him.
  6. She was extremely intelligent and found it very easy to all her exams.
  7. The teacher told the class that their homework was to a poem and that she would ask them to it in class the following week.
  8. In a mixed class boys generally worse than girls.
  9. To means to stay away from school without permission.
  10. When he went to Sixth Form College he decided to in languages.
  11. This course is very popular. If you want a place on it you'd better today.
  12. He was very upset when he his exams, especially as he thought he had done so well.
  13. He was a very strict teacher and always his pupils if they forgot to do their homework or misbehaved in class.
  14. We are going to the Cambridge First Certificate exam at the end of the month.