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EXAM - ENGLISH III

I. LISTENING

A. LISTEN TO THE CONVERSATIONS. WHAT IS EACH CONVERSATION ABOUT?


CIRCLE THE THEME OF EACH ONE. (2 pts.)

1. a. A computer 3. a. A computer virus


b. A remote b. An e-mail message
c. A DVD player c. Computer software
2. a. Cell phones 4. a. Radios
b. Digital cameras b. CD players
c. MP3 players c. Television

II. GRAMMAR

A. WRITE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBS IN PARENTHESIS. (1.5 pts.)


FUTURE FORMS (going to, will, simple present or Present Continuous)

1. We ________________________ (have) a meeting this weekend. It__________________


(start) at 11:00.
2. I ____________________ (not be) there at 12:00pm. I’m _____________________ (meet)
some friends for lunch. I ______________________ (go) to the party at about 4:00.
3. My aunt and uncle ___________________ (be) there. I’ve never met them before.

B. WISHES &CONDITIONALS. (2.25pts)

1. If I ____________________ (not work) so much, I ____________________ (spend) more


time with my children.
2. My mom wishes she ____________________ (live) closer to us. She says she
____________________ (feel) much happier.
3. If we ____________________ (can afford) a car, we ____________________ (not have to)
take the bus to work and commute two hours every day.
4. A: What would you do if you ____________________ (lose) your laptop? Would you
____________________ (call) the police?
B: No, I_____________________.

C. PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE OR PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS.(1.25)


A: What have you been doing recently?
B: Actually, I 1._________________________ (go) to art lesson. I 2.___________________
(finish) three paintings so far!
A: 3.___________ you ______________ (paint) any animals or people?
B: Um, no. My teacher 4.__________________________ (teach) me to paint flowers.
D. COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH A RELATIVE PRONOUN (that, which, who)OR
NOTHING. (2 pts.)
1. I know a girl ______________ played volleyball in college.
2. My brother tells funny stories about the things ______________ he’s doing at the institute.
3. My mom used to have a business ____________ sold fruit.
4. My classmate has a guitar ____________ she bought on the internet.

E. UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCES. (1pt.)

1. turn/the TV?/do/on/you/how/know/to
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2. plug/the DVD player/to/know/you/where/do/in
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F. INDIRECT QUESTIONS: Rewrite the questions within the sentence. (1 pt.)

1. DQ: What’s wrong with the TV?


IQ: Do you know _________________________________________________
2. DQ: Is the computer on?
IQ: Do you have any idea __________________________________________

III. VOCABULARY

A. WRITE THE CORRECT PREPOSITION TO COMPLETE THESENTENCES. (2pt.)


1. I need to write to my aunt and thank her __________ my birthday present.
2. I don’t usually talk __________ my parents about any problems I have.
3. I don’t like to borrow money __________ anyone.
4. I lost my friend’s cell phone and he made me pay _________ it.

B. CROSS OUT THE PHRASAL VERB THAT DOES NOT GO WITH EACH EXPRESSION
1. TAKE OFF PUT AWAY PLUG IN your shoes (1 pt.)
2. TURN ON TURN OFF TURN DOWN a computer
3. HOOK UP LOOK UP WRITE DOWN a word
4. TURN UP TAKE OFF TAKE APART the air conditioner

C. MATCH THE MOVIE AND THE DEFINITION (1 pt.)


1. A musical 4. A war movie
2. A tearjerker
3. A true story ___is a movie that’s set to music.
___usually makes people cry. ___is usually about fighting between two or
___is a movie about real things or events. more countries.
D. CIRCLE THE CORRECT ANSWER (1 pt.)
1. A: The lecture was really interested/interesting.
B: Yeah. The speaker was amazed/amazing.
2. A: Tom´s directions are really confused/confusing.I can´t understand them.
B: I´m not surprised/surprising. He always does things too quickly.

IV. READING

READ PART OF AN ONLINE DISCUSSION ABOPUT CELLPHONES .ADD THE MISSING


SENTENCES.(2 pts.)

a. There are lots of reasons to have a cellphone.


b. I think they are very annoying.
c. They can be really dangerous
d. They´re also helpful when something goes wrong.

What do you think?


READERS´OPINIONS ON CELLPHONES
BIANCA I hate cellphones.1____________For example, it bothers me when I´m in a
restaurant and someone´s cellphone rings.If I had a cellphone, I wouldn´t use
it in public places.I wish people were only allowed to use them at home or at
work.

JACK I know what you mean Bianca.But the thing is, people love their cell phones
because they can use them anytime, anywhere.
2___________I ran out of gas on the highway a couple of months ago, and I
used my cell phone to get help right away.

DADDY I agree with Jack .3___________I´ve got two young kids, and I use my cell
phone to keep in touch with them during the day. And it´s hooked up to the
internet, so I can check my e-mail and send messages .It even has a camera,
so I can take pictures with it.

KIM I agree that cellphones are very convenient, but I don´t think people should
use them When they´re driving.4___________How can you pay attention
when you´re holding a phone with one hand and driving with the other?
V. WRITING

A. WRITE A REVIEW ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE OR TALK ABOUT YOUR


CIRCLE OF FRIENDS. (80-100 words) (2 pts.)
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