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GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES
ALLOWED: 1 hour 30 minutes - TIEMPO PERMITIDO: 1 hora 30 minutos
A Reading Comprehension
following sentences have been removed from the text below. Read the
and decide where each sentence should go. Match the numbers and the
letters. The first one has
been done for you.
of those days when it is very likely to rain
have got off at the second hotel
and my large suitcase
left it in the pocket of my other suit
careful instructions on how to get there
the English countryside
bus left .....1..... standing beside a small hotel by the
main road, and went on its way .....2..... . I put my hand into
my pocket to get the piece of paper on which I had written down how to
get to John's house, but discovered it was not there. I .....3..... .
However, I thought that I could remember what John had told me, so I
set out, walking in the direction from which I had come in the bus. I
was carrying my suitcase in one hand and my raincoat in the other, as
it was .....4..... .
Unfortunately, my friend John knew the way to his house so well that
he did not realize he ought to give a stranger .....5..... . So here I
was, walking along in exactly the opposite direction to the one that
led to his house.
The problem was that there were two hotels at which the bus stopped; I
.....6..... . Now I was lost, and I was feeling very tired.
what you would say in these situations and write sentences.
Use the function in brackets to help you. e.g.: I love
dancing. So do I. (express agreement)
are a teacher and one of your students is about to light a cigarette in
think a famous actress is about 50 years old, not 35 as one of your
have received an invitation to a party, but you have already told your
sister you are going to baby-sit for her that day.
(refuse the invitation)
friend Susan can't decide how to decorate her bedroom.
(make a suggestion)
were expecting your boyfriend at 6 but he arrived an hour late.
the following passage and then choose the best
alternative suggested below.
I arrived in London last night and your friend Peter met me 1
. I was glad to see him, because he helped me to find my
hotel, which was not so near. We went there 2
thirty minutes to get there, as the traffic
moved slowly. London is such a big city! It's easy 4
here, as I come from a small town, and I am not used to
a lot of cars and buses.
I think I am going to have a great time here. Last night Peter and I
went for a "short" walk. I had never imagined 6
London is. We walked for more than two hours and I had to
take the underground 7
to the hotel.
I am going to write again soon and I'm sure my letter is going to be
much longer, as I have decided
all the interesting
places, and there are so many! There are some streets where you feel
and some where it's all very modern. This new
experience makes me feel excited, and I am going to enjoy 10
all of London.
the passage below and put the verbs in brackets into the correct form.
(look) into a number of
places, Miss Manning (find) the key to the room.
Although there (be) a
small window in the roof, it was too dirty (see) through. Fred (have to) (force) it open to let in more light.
When Fred's father died, his large library (sell) , but Miss Manning had put
away some books and diaries in a box.
There were about ten boxes on the floor. Fred (not know) where to begin. He decided
(try) the largest box.
When he opened it, he saw an exercise book, and on the cover the words
"Diary, 1952-1961" (write) .
about 70 words on ONE of the following:
have been learning English in London for fifteen days. Write a letter
to a friend in your country telling him/her about London and your
experience in general.
Write a paragraph about a strange coincidence you have experienced.
CÓMO 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 5 (cinco) puntos por cada respuesta
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 answer.
Section B - Exercise 3: Score 5 (five) points for each correct answer.
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