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English Proficiency Diagnostic Test

English Proficiency Diagnostic Test

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Published by Solomon Steen
A set of exercises for determining what set of pronunciation problems a student has. Includes exercises for descrying how well the student understands basic grammar, and how well the can imitate the rhythm of a native speaker.
A set of exercises for determining what set of pronunciation problems a student has. Includes exercises for descrying how well the student understands basic grammar, and how well the can imitate the rhythm of a native speaker.

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Published by: Solomon Steen on Aug 19, 2012
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English proficiency diagnostic test: Pronunciation Add – Aid Padded – Paper Bat – Bait Apple - Able Odd – Node

Flawed – Flowed Ed – Need Dead - Deed Udder – You Done – Dune Id – I Bid – Bye Dad – Dab Fad – Fab Balled - Rolled Smaller - Slower Threaded - Heated Letter – Liter Hummed - Doomed Dumber – Funeral Bicker - Biker Licked - Liked Tad - Tab Sob - Sad Cant - Canned Rent – Rend Blunder - Blunter Wetted - Wedded

Complaint – Complained Plant – Planned Roped – Robed Lopped – Lobbed Alabama – Illinois Filler – Polar

Soaped - Sobbed Tabbed - Tapped Filial – Willing Altar – Salad All – Pall Ball – Call Dull - Mull Skull - Shrill

Final – Oral Wall – Able Sill – Will Dorsal – Ventral Like – List Laura – Lillian

Laurel - Listless Local – Loyal

Royal – Loyal Rather – Lather Soil – Toil Boil – Moil

Rent – Lent Regal – Legal

Nipper - Nipple Saber – Sable

Oil - Foil Coiled - Spoiled

That – This Soothing - Smoothing Math - Bath Thrill – Worth Shift – Sift Shoal - Soul Shag – Sag Sugar – Suggest Wine – Vine Award – Advise Pause – Pass Name – Maim Moan – Known Wiser – Visor Fewer – Favor Phased – Faced Laws – Loss Lazier - Lacier

Seem – Seen Tenor - Tremor Turning – Terming Mineral – Nominal

Fluency Red Leather, yellow Leather. She sells seashells by the seashore. That thick tin tooth thought soothing thoughts, then sang this thin song there. I had a wooden whistle, but it wouldn’t whistle. Then I had a steel whistle, but it still wouldn’t whistle. Now I have a tin whistle, and now I can whistle. When I came to Chaoyang Elementary School in the mountains of southwestern China in early September 2006, the policy of “two exemptions and one subsidy” (TEOS) was just being implemented for the first time on a nationwide basis, and the school in this remote mountain township was no exception. For the first time in many years, the children at Chaoyang could go to school without having to pay tuition and miscellaneous and book fees. According to county documents, in the

year 2006–7 the state would subsidize the school with operating funds amounting to RMB95 per elementary school student and RMB145 per junior middle school student per semester. In the second half of this period, every boarding student would receive a RMB10 living allowance per week. The attitudes of the school administration, teachers, parents, and rural inhabitants toward this policy differed somewhat, and implementation of the policy had driven a series of changes in the school’s internal management. The object of this short essay is to bring to the fore the grass-roots reactions to the central government’s educational reform policies, in hopes that future policy making can take the local voices into consideration. Grammar Identify the nouns, adjectives, verbs, and adverbs in the following sentences. Identify the subject, the main verb, and the object. Now that going to school is free, rural families naturally support the policy. However, many years of indiscriminate fee collecting have bred distrust among parents of the school and its teachers. The human understanding when it has once adopted an opinion draws all things else to support and agree with it. Often, more often than we care to admit, our attitudes on important social issues reflect only our preconceptions, vague impressions, and untested assumptions. Opinions or points of view expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. These direct, low-cost approaches to supervision would enable staff to systemically gather information on social interactions. The popular image of German immigrants in the United States is dominated by two clichés: most Germans (or at least more than average) farmed

for a living, and the majority settled on free government land. A significant number of civilian survivors of combat operations receive no help from international forces, and those that do often find it is too little, too late. Create a sentence using the following words and phrases (use punctuation as you see fit): now 10 p.m. is there it years Bob’s is dog 10 old after her her Sally’s Beth mother named grandmother alive dead is is he he or if all would anything you you do do what could at it it here is isn’t pastries will home I I get if time in bake many she were a if my my uncle aunt be man would Please describe yourself in a short paragraph on the reverse of this paper.

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