CAE :: Lesson 17

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Reading

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1.

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2.

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7.

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8.

Solicita aquí tu examen final sólo cuando hayas...

a.

... completado las 40 lecciones y el test parcial que componen este curso.

b.

... alcanzado los 90 días como estudiante registrado.

 

Comprehension

ACTIVITY 65: You'll read an interview with the astronaut Charles Duke, who is talking about his trip to the moon. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which fits best according to what you read. When answering the questions, you are allowed to refer back to the interview. The questions are based on what is stated or implied in the text. Finally check the correct answers.

Questions 1-6

1.

How did Charles feel about space travel as a boy?

 

A. He thought it was unlikely to happen.
B.
 He regarded it as more than science fiction.
C.
 He was fascinated by the idea of it.
D.
 He showed no particular interest in it.

2.

What did Charles consider to be the hardest part of the training?

 

A. feeling trapped in the heavy spacesuit
B.
 endlessly practising the lunar surface landing
C.
 constantly being afraid of making a mistake
D.
 being unable to move his arms and hands

3.

What was Charles's reaction when he first found out he was going to the moon?

 

A. He realised he had to be cautious.
B.
 He felt proud to be given the opportunity.
C.
 He tried to control his excitement.
D.
 He reflected on his chances of survival.

4.

How did the crew feel when they had landed on the moon?

 

A. They felt as if they were coming home.
B.
 They realised they had achieved something special.
C.
 They were afraid of what they might find on the surface.
D.
 They were worried about how they would take off again.

5.

What feature of the moon made the greatest impact on Charles?

 

A. the brightness of the sun
B.
 the vastness of the sky
C.
 the loneliness of the place
D.
 the absence of any stars

6.

What does Charles feel was the most memorable part of his mission?

 

A. nearly falling into a crater
B.
 walking on the moon's surface
C.
 seeing things never seen before
D.
 holding a piece of the moon

 

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