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ALLOWED: 2 hours 30 minutes - TIEMPO PERMITIDO: 2 horas 30 minutos
A Reading Comprehension
following sentences have been removed from the text below. Read the
passage CAREFULLY and decide where each sentence should go. Match the
numbers and the letters. The first one has been done for you.
a window that did not look on to the street
if she had a room to let
he could live for the next two months
him a small fee of six pence
was pleased to see a large table in the room
was beginning to feel disappointed
breakfast in the station restaurant, Peter started to look for a room
.....1..... . He knew exactly what he wanted: a room which was
not too small, nor so large that it would be difficult to heat in
winter. Above all, it had to be quiet, .....2..... . In the
newspaper there were very few advertisements for rooms to let. A
notice in bold capital letters caught his eye: BOLTON'S ACCOMMODATION
AGENCY - FLATS AND ROOMS TO LET. He made a note of the address and set
off towards the agency. The woman at the desk smiled at him, and after
he had explained what sort of room he wanted, gave him a list of about
half a dozen rooms to let and .....3..... .
At the first house Peter tried, the landlady was so deaf that he had
to shout so that she could hear. When at last she understood, she told
him she no longer had rooms to let. At the second and third houses,
the rooms were already taken. .....4..... when he noticed
there was a telephone number after one of the addresses on the list.
Therefore Peter rang up the landlady and .....5..... . As she
had a vacant one, he went round to the house, which stood on a
pleasant avenue. The room lay at the back of the house, overlooking a
garden full of flowers. .....6..... , where he could put his
books and work comfortably. The rent was not too expensive, and as it
was just what he was looking for, he immediately told the landlady he
would take it.
the functions in COLUMN A with the sentences in COLUMN B, as in the
must have been very happy to get your letter.
wish I hadn't told her a lie.
will surely be rich in five years' time.
bought a camera so that he could show his friends beautiful sights.
REGRETS ABOUT THE PAST
you mind closing the window a bit?
sorry, I didn't know you were busy.
each of the following sentences in such a way that it means exactly
the same as the sentence printed before it.
a new house. It is very expensive.
The house which Henry bought is very expensive.
you stop smoking, you will soon feel better.
he was on a strict diet, he couldn't resist the temptation to have
didn't phone you because I didn't know your number.
hair is too long. You must go to the hairdresser's.
hair is too long. You must have
is probable that he will meet the President.
in the blanks with the correct form of the verb in brackets. MAKE THE
other evening I wanted (get) home early to watch my favourite programme on TV. Just as I (leave)
the shop, however, a customer came
in (complain) because the
processor he (buy) was not
working properly. It (take) me fifteen minutes to get rid of him. Then, as I was driving home, I
realized I (not fill) up my
tank, which was almost empty. I had (stop) at a filling-station to get some
petrol and arrived home just in time for the programme. When I
switched on the television, however, the telephone rang. It was an
urgent message from my aunt's doctor, and I (not be) able to see the programme. If I
(switch) on the answering
machine, I (be) able to see
the appropriate alternative and write it in the blank.
e.g.: It was stupid of me ....b.... something like that.
saying b) to say
We'll this edition by seven o'clock.
works very . He is always the first one
to arrive at the office, and the last one to leave.
had been long walk that she felt
He have stolen the watch. It was a
terrible thing to do.
parents don't him watch too much
the most suitable particle / preposition in each sentence.
took the firemen six long hours to put the fire.
parents know she's sensible. They rely her.
is always telling me I'm wrong. He never agrees me.
you mind turning the CD player? I'm trying to work out a
must answer BOTH questions 1 and 2.
had always dreamed of going abroad for a year, but ...
Use this sentence in a story of about 100 words.
ONE of the following topics:
Your pen-friend in Australia wants to know about education in your
country. In about 100 words tell him/her about it.
b) Write a story of about 100 words entitled: An Unforgettable
AUTOEVALUAR ESTE EXAMEN: Sección A - Exercise 1: Aplica 2 (dos) puntos por cada respuesta
Sección B - Exercise 1: Aplica 2 (dos) puntos por cada respuesta
Sección B - Exercise 2: Aplica 3 (tres) puntos por cada respuesta
Sección B - Exercise 3: Aplica 4 (cuatro) puntos por cada respuesta
correcta. Sección B - Exercise 4: Aplica 3 (tres) puntos por cada respuesta
correcta. Sección B - Exercise 5: Aplica 2.5 (dos y 1/2) puntos por cada
PUNTAJE FINAL SECCIONES "A" Y "B" Guíate por esta lista: 90-100 puntos: Excelente; 80-89 puntos:
Muy Bueno; 70-79 puntos: Regular; 69 o inferior: Necesitas reforzar
tus conocimientos de gramática.
TO SELF-EVALUATE THIS EXAM: Section A - Exercise 1: Score 2 (two) points for each correct answer.
Section B - Exercise 1: Score 2 (two) points for each correct answer.
Section B - Exercise 2: Score 3 (three) points for each correct
Section B - Exercise 3: Score 4 (four) points for each correct answer.
Section B - Exercise 4: Score 3 (three) points for each correct
Section B - Exercise 5: Score 2.5 (two and a half) points for each
FINAL SCORE FOR SECTIONS "A" AND "B" Check your final score with this list: 90-100 points: A or Excellent;
80-89 points: B or Very Good; 70-79 points: C or Fair; 69 or below:
Need to review grammar.