TESTE DO PROFISSIONAL DE LÍNGUA INGLESA (developed by John Bernard Whitlam and Stephan Arthur Hughes, professors at the post-graduation courses of English Translation and English Language Teaching in Estácio University). Atenção!! É normal que você ache este teste difícil. As perguntas estão relacionadas a assuntos tratados no módulo de Língua inglesa em nível avançado dos cursos de Pós-graduação em Ensino ou Tradução. Se você acertou ao menos 30 perguntas, pode considerar que tem um nível profissional de proficiência da língua. Se você quer aprofundar seu conhecimento no idioma, conheça nossos cursos de pós-graduação. Prof. John Bernard Whitlam e Prof. Stephan Arthur Hughes. Pós-graduação em Ensino ou Tradução, modalidades presencial e EAD, da Universidade Estácio de Sá. NomeE-mailCelularVOCABULARY Do you know these idioms, collocations and expressions in English? Choose the most appropriate word to complete the sentences below. 1. He has quite a temper. In fact, it must ……….. in the family. a) Pass b) Run c) Form d) Be2. Jane definitely wears the …………. in the family. Joshua lets her walk all over him. a) Hat b) Shirt c) Pants d) Shoes3. If you make a lot of money quickly, you make money hand over ………… a) Wrist b) Fist c) Punch d) Thumb 4. If you can go wherever and whenever you want, the world is your ………. a) Oyster b) Yard c) Playpen d) Kingdom5. If you spend your life savings to throw a big party or celebration, you push the ………. a) Envelope b) Top c) Limit d) Boat6. “To get glowing reviews” is an expression associated with: a) sports b) environment c) social d) film7. Choose the most appropriate expression to complete the blank: The university sent Kate the acceptance letter for her to start her major in International Relations. Martin, ________, was not as lucky, so is planning to take a year off and work.” a) On hand b) On the other hand c) By hand d) Hands down8. A possible Portuguese equivalent for the headline "FOOTING THE BILL" would be: a) Pagando mico b) Pagando caro c) Pagando o pato d) Pagando pecados9. An equivalent noun phrase in Portuguese for "A HIKE IN PRICES" would be: a) Uma enxurrada de preços b) Uma escalada de preços c) Uma estabilização de preços d) Uma desvalorização de preços10. If someone said to you "hold your horses", it would mean: a) They want you to wait b) They want you to go riding c) They want you to keep still d) They want you to go away11. Choose the most appropriate option to substitute the words in in quotation marks in the sentences: Anyone wanting to "claim the post of" Senior Consultant must state his/her intention by Friday: a) Apply for b) Select for c) Submit to d) Screen toGRAMMAR IN USE 12. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? a) It’s a shame to stay indoors in such a nice weather. b) It’s a shame to stay indoors in a such nice weather. c) It’s a shame to stay indoors in such nice weather. d) It’s a shame to stay indoors in a so nice weather.13. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? a) She answered in a perfect English. b) She answered in perfect English. c) She answered in some perfect English. d) She answered in the perfect English.14. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?: a) Brazilian coffee is stronger than Colombian one. b) Brazilian coffee is stronger than the Colombian one. c) Brazilian coffee is stronger than Colombian. d) Brazilian coffee is stronger than a Colombian.15. Rearrange the words highlighted in bold to form the correct adjective order: The search is still on for young candidates, who have graduated from university, are notably trendy and undeniably creative. a) Creative young trendy university students b) Trendy university creative young students c) Young creative university trendy students d) Trendy creative young university students16. Complete the sentence with the most appropriate adverb + adjective combination: I thought I made myself _________________. I don’t plan on signing the contract if you do not include the penalty clause. a) Wholeheartedly clear b) Strongly clear c) Perfectly clear d) Greatly clear17. Complete the sentence below with the correct sequence of prepositions. It is my contention that the best anti-dote …………………… radical Islam is liberal Islam, which is sympathetic …………………… liberal values. Islam is essentially a set of revealed values designed to help prod humanity …………………… the path …………………… enlightenment and virtue a) For, to, towards, on b) Against, towards, in, to c) Of, for, along, to d) To, to, along, of18. The most critical segment of the population is the one ____ had begun to make the climb up the social ladder. a) What b) That c) Whose d) Who19. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?: a) It’s equipment to measure the radiation in the air. b) It’s some equipment to measure the radiation in the air. c) It’s an equipment to measure the radiation in the air. d) It’s a piece of equipment to measure the radiation in the air.20. “The actors performed last night on the stage bravely.” A more correct order of the adverbial phrases would be: a) the actors perfomed on the stage last night bravely b) the actors bravely performed last night on the stage c) the actors on the stage bravely performed last night d) the actors perfomed bravely on the stage last night21. “The player was given a second yellow card and sent ___.” Which word should be used to correctly fill the blank? a) out b) off c) away d) homeNow, choose the most appropriate verb to complete the following sentences:22. Actually I had …………... somebody much older. a) Thought b) Visualized c) Imagined d) Conjured23. She …………. herself sitting in her grandma’s chair. a) Imagined b) Conceived c) Saw d) Projected24. When do you …………………. finishing the project? a) Predict b) Envisage c) View d) Sight25. When used in headlines, the word CURB usually means: a) limit b) detonate c) criticize d) face26. “Jane arrived late for work saying she had ____ to the dentist.” Which word fits in the gap? a) gone b) come c) went d) been27. The opposite of the verb ‘to button’ is: a) to disbutton b) to unbutton c) to debutton d) to button off28. The opposite of the verb ‘to prove’ is: a) to disprove b) to unprove c) to deprove d) to improve29. In the sentence “they were outplayed in yesterday’s game”, what does ‘they were outplayed’ mean? a) they were eliminated from the competition b) they were exhausted by the end of the game c) they did not play as well as their opponents d) they were made to play outside30. “She was used to getting up early.” This sentence means: a) Ela costumava acordar cedo. b) Ela está acostumada a acordar cedo. c) Ela estava acostumada a acordar cedo. d) Ela costuma acordar cedo.31. Which is a correct way of asking “Você fumava?” a) Have you smoked? b) Were you used to smoke? c) Are you used to smoke? d) Did you use to smoke?32. Which of the following sentences is NOT correct: a) When he was a child, he read a lot. b) When he was a child, he was reading a lot. c) When he was a child, he used to read a lot. d) When he was a child, he would read a lot.33. “How long ______ English when you went to the US for the first time?” Which verb form fits correctly into the gap? a) had you been learning b) have you been learning c) were you learning d) are you learning34. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? a) She is depressed ever since her dog died. b) She was depressed ever since her dog died. c) She has been depressed ever since her dog died. d) She used to be depressed ever since her dog died.35. “I’ve tried calling them three times this morning.” Which of the following statements about this sentence is true? a) The time of speaking is the same morning that the calls were made. b) The time of speaking is the same day that the calls were made, but in the afternoon or evening. c) The time of speaking is not the same day that the calls were made. d) It is not clear from the sentence whether the time of speaking is the morning, afternoon or evening.LANGUAGE IN USE 36. Complete the sentence with the most appropriate answer: ______________ office than the problems of mismanagement from the previous administration begin to jeopardize the federal budget. a) As soon as he had taken up b) Not only he had taken up c) No sooner had he taken up d) Not long after he had taken up37. Form a phrase with the word “SURPRISE” to complete the sentence: ____________, crime rates skyrocketed during the last economic slump. a) Not surprisingly b) With great surprise c) Surprisingly so d) Out of surprise38. Complete the sentence with the most appropriate word: There were four key players out because of injury. They managed to draw the match, ______________. a) Fortunately b) Nonetheless c) Regardless d) Thus39. Which sentence is a correct translation of “Os carros elétricos são mais econômicos”? a) Electrical cars are more economic. b) Electric cars are more economic. c) Electrical cars are more economical. d) Electric cars are more economical.40. The correct translation of “Você tem uma tesoura mais afiada?” is: a) Do you have a sharper scissor? b) Do you have a sharper scissors? c) Do you have any sharper scissors? d) Do you have a scissors more sharp?41. The correct translation of “Está chovendo muito lá fora.” is: a) It’s hardly raining outside. b) It’s raining strongly outside. c) It’s raining a lot outside. d) It’s raining hard outside.42. Which one of the following adverbs best describes the connotation of the verb ‘to glare’? a) briefly b) furtively c) angrily d) happily43. The correct translation of “Comprei duas bermudas.” is: a) I bought two shorts. b) I bought two pairs of shorts. c) I bought two short. d) I bought two pieces of shorts.44. What’s the difference in meaning, if any, between (i) “it’s interesting work” and (ii) “it’s an interesting work”?: a) There is no difference. They both mean “é um trabalho interessante”. b) (i) means “é um trabalho interessante” and (ii) means “é uma obra interessante” c) (i) means “é uma obra interessante” and (ii) means “é um trabalho interessante” d) There is no difference. They both mean “é uma obra interessante”.45. Which of the following sentences is a correct translation of “O carro do professor estava estacionado na frente do portão da escola.”?: a) The teacher’s car was parked in front of the school’s gate. b) The car of the teacher was parked in front of the gate of the school. c) The car of the teacher was parked in front of the school’s gate. d) The teacher’s car was parked in front of the gate of the school.46. Which of the following is a correct translation of “o novo álbum da Adele”?: a) Adele’s new album b) the Adele’s new album c) the new Adele’s album d) the new album of Adele47. “Ela subiu a escada correndo para me trazer a carta.” Which is the correct translation? a) She ran up the stairs to take me the letter. b) She went running up the stairs to bring me the letter. c) She went up the stairs running to bring me the letter. d) She came running up the stairs to bring me the letter.48. “O professor pôs os óculos e depois tirou-os novamente.” Which is the correct translation? a) The teacher put on his glasses and then took them out again. b) The teacher put his glasses on and then took them off again. c) The teacher put his glasses on and then took off them again. d) The teacher put on his glasses and then took them again off.49. The sentence “The senator went to hospital shortly after taking up office” means: a) the senator paid someone a visit b) the senator inspected the hospital c) the senator invested in the hospital d) the senator was hospitalized50. Many philosophers contend that extreme poverty generates nothing close to feelings of revolt and apathy. a) Does not lead to feelings of revolt or to apathy b) Leads to feelings of revolt or to apathy c) Does not lead to feelings of revolt either to apathy d) Leads neither to feelings of revolt nor to apathyEm breve você receberá o resultado completo por e-mail.