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ENGLISH TEST FOR TOURISM AND CATERING Intermediate level Grammar and Vocabulary

SAMPLE, 2007 TIME: 35 MINUTES


WRITE ALL THE ANSWERS ON THE ANSWER SHEET. I. 1 5 Fill in the blanks using the words A) G) in the following list. You will not need two of the expressions.
A) leakage, B) balance of payments, C) bargain, D) employment, E) labour intensive, F) revenues, G) price sensitive Nowadays t o u r i s m ( 1)a r ee s s e n t i a lf o rma n yc o u n t r i e s e c o n o my .T h et o u r i s t money can be spent as many as three times over as the result of the multiplier effect. On the o t h e r h a n dt h e r ei s t h ep r o b l e mo f ( 2) when the money that tourists spend leaves the tourist destination area because of imports or foreign investments. Tourism gives ( 3) and creates wealth at the given destination. Service industries like t o u r i s mt e n dt ob e ( 4) with a high ratio of workers to customers. The rapid development of the industry is due to the significant social changes during the past years. Nowadays people have more disposable income and more free time. Demand has a l s oc h a n g e d . P e o p l e a r e l o o k i n g f o r s p e c i a l o f f e r s , l a s t mi n u t e t r i p s a t ( 5) prices.

TOTAL: 20 MARKS

II. 6 10 Decide which definition describes the given expression.


6. flag carrier A) a ship carrying a flag B) national airline C) no-frills airline D) international airline roux A) flour and sour cream mixed and added to the dish B) flour cooked in lard or vegetable oil until it turns slightly brown and then added to the dish C) the dish is sprinkled with flour D) French word for red wine international tourism receipts A) money resulting from payments for goods and services made by international tourists and visitors B) money resulting from payments for goods and services made by internal tourists and visitors C) recipes from international cuisine D) money spent on tourism world-wide

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principals A) hotel management B) synonym for wholesalers C) the most important hotels of a hotel chain D) primary producers of travel elements

10. open jaw A) a return ticket B) round trip when the return trip begins at a point other than the arrival point (e. g. NYChicago, DetroitNY) C) open option dates D) room arrangements with a large open space or a spacious balcony

III. 11 14 Which two words mean the same?


11. 12. 13. 14. American plan, full board, half pension, all in overnight visitor, migrant, tourist, excursionist green tourism, economical travel, sustainable tourism, eco tourism wholesale, bypass, direct selling, retail

IV. 15 20 Match the following expressions with the definitions. You will not need three expressions.
commission, fully booked, fam trip, overbooking, time-share, load factor, occupancy rate, bed night, no-show 15. one person spending one night in a hotel; a standard measure of overnight tourist traffic 16. a complimentary or reduced rate tour offered to travel agents or tour operators to acquaint them with a destination. 17. t h e r a t i oe x p r e s s e da s a p e r c e n t a g e o f a na i r c r a f t s c a p a c i t y s o l dt ot h e t o t a l c a p a c i t y offered for sale 18. the practice by a supplier of confirming reservations beyond capacity, either in expectations of cancellations or no shows or in error 19. a passenger or guest who fails to use or cancels a reservation 20. accommodation in a tourist development purchased by the week for life

V. 21 24 Complete each sentence so that it means the same as the one before it.
21. Which department do you work in ? S h e a s k e dme 22. On the receipt of your order we shall send the goods immediately. A s s o o na s w e 23. Although we faced a fierce competition we achieved record profits. I ns p i t e 24. We have already settled all our accounts. A l l o u r a c c o u n t s

VI. 25 30 Choose the best alternative.


25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. They asked the staff t oa v o i d t oj o u r n a l i s t s . A) having spoken B) speaking C) to speak D) being spoken

E v e r y e mp l o y e e o f t h e f i r m t oa d i s c o u n t o f 1 0p e r c e n t . A) entitles B) are entitled C) is entitled D) be entitled T h e n e ws y s t e m t h e r e s u l t s t h e y e x p e c t e d. A) have produced B) not producing C) producing D) did not produce

If t h e y t h e c o n t r a c t n o ww e w o u l db e a t o u r c o mp e t i t o r s . A) had signed B) would sign C) signed D) will sign Mr . S mi t hi s t h e ma n r e p o r t y o ua r e r e a d i n g n o w . A) of whose B) of which C) who wrote D) whose

It's worth t h e S t o c k Excange news if you want to buy shares. A) to watch B) watching C) to have watched D) to be watched

VII. 31 33 Fill in the following sentences with suitable prepositions.


31. We a r e c o n f i d e n t t h a t t h i s o f f e r w i l l a p p e a l middle-aged people. 32. In order to survive you must keep up-to-d a t e the latest developments in technology. 33. We i n s i s t payment in full within 2 weeks.

VIII. 34 37 Use the correct form of the verbs in brackets to complete the following sentences.
34. 35. 36. 37. T h e t r a i n(depart) at 7.20 p.m. every day except Sunday. Tomorrow morning t h e y (be) very busy receiving guests. My boss (never/fly) before. He prefers driving. I m s u r ey o u (talk) to your friend during the lecture. T h a t sw h yy o uc a n t remember anything.

IX. 38 40 Fill the gaps in the following sentences with a linking word or expression from the box. You will not need two of the expressions.
so, although, in order to, because of, due to 38. The management decided toc h a n g e t h e c o mp a n y p o l i c y stay competitive. 39. E v e r y t h i n g w a s r e a d y , t h e y w e r e a b l e t od i s c u s s t h e s t r a t e g y before the talks started. 40. T h e f l i g h t w a s d e l a y e d t h e u n f a v o u r a b l e w e a t h e r c o n d i t i o n s .

KEY
ENGLISH TEST FOR TOURISM AND CATERING Intermediate level Grammar and Vocabulary SAMPLE, 2007
First Marker: Second Marker: Raw score: Converted mark:

I.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

F A D E C B B A D B American plan, full board overnight visitor, tourist green tourism, eco tourism bypass, direct selling bed night fam trip loan factor overbooking no-show time-share

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21. 22. 23.

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24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40.

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