MINISTERUL EDUCAŢIEI, CERCETĂRII, TINERETULUI ŞI SPORTULUI

OLIMPIADA DE LIMBA ENGLEZĂ
FAZA JUDEŢEANĂ/MUNICIPIUL BUCUREŞTI, 10 IANUARIE 2010
CLASA a XII-a
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Write a 400-word .#/0#$%*1# #,,a2 starting from Emerson’s quotation:
“For every grain of wit there is a grain of folly. For every thing you have missed, you
have gained something else and for everything you gain, you lose something.!
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"our #om$any is trying to in#rease the num%er of female a$$li#ants. "ou have %een
as&ed to write a .#().% for your #om$any management des#ri%ing the #urrent role of
women within the #om$any and suggesting ways of attra#ting more a$$li#ants. Write
your .#().% in a$$ro'imately ()0 words.
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A3 F*00 #a$4 )/ %4# +5!#.#6 !0a+7, *+ %4# /)00)8*+9 (a,,a9#3 U,# )+02 )+# 8).6
*+ #a$4 ,(a$#3 &10 ()*+%,-
From a #lose study of history you would never gain the im$ression that human %ehaviour
is di#tated %y intelligen#e, ****.+,- less %y res$onsi%le morality. .n o%server from
***..+(- $lanet, devoid ******.+/- instin#ts himself and unaware of the way in
******..+4- instin#ts, the aggressive instin#t in *****+)-, o$erate among us,
would %e at a #om$lete *****.+0- to e'$lain history at****..+1-. 2he
$henomena of history do**** +3- have reasona%le #auses. 4t is a mere
#ommon$la#e **** +5- say that they are #aused %y *****+,0- #ommon
$arlan#e so a$tly #alled “human nature!.
B3 F*+6 )+# 8).6 84*$4 *, a((.)(.*a%# /). a00 %4.## 9a(, *+ #a$4 )/ %4# /)00)8*+9
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A3
,. 6he’s a woman without fear with a*****.of her own, who says what she
thin&s.
(. 7e didn’t ***.that other $eo$le thought odd.
/. 4f you want to #arry on with what you were doing, $lease don’t **..me.
B3
,. We sat and tal&ed %y the**..of the fire.
(. 2hey set out at first**..for the summit.
/. 2hese dis#overies may throw new**on the origins of man.
C3
,. 2he**. thing a%out him is that he never eats in the evening.
(. 6he ta&es the **day off wor&.
/. We’ve got a few**..8o%s to do this wee&end.
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MINISTERUL EDUCAŢIEI, CERCETĂRII, TINERETULUI ŞI SPORTULUI
OLIMPIADA DE LIMBA ENGLEZĂ
FAZA JUDEŢEANĂ/MUNICIPIUL BUCUREŞTI, 10 IANUARIE 2010
CLASA a XII-a
D3
,. .t the age of ,1, he went ****the %uilding trade as an a$$renti#e.
(. Eight***twenty-four is three.
/. 4’m really **.fol& musi#.
E3
,. ;ar%ara has found the %o' in a ***that stood under the window in <ate’s
room.
(. .s the $hrase suggests, a main****..of #a%les s$lits off into %ran#hes whi#h
su$$ly individual su%s#ri%ers.
/. 2he enormous tree***$rovided a home for ri#h #olony of %ird and inse#t life.
C3 F). #a$4 )/ %4# ,#+%#+$#, !#0)8, 8.*%# a +#8 ,#+%#+$# a, ,*5*0a. a, (),,*!0# *+
5#a+*+9 %) %4# ).*9*+a0 ,#+%#+$#, !% ,*+9 %4# 8).6 9*1#+3 T4# 8).6 5,% +)% !#
a0%#.#6 *+ a+2 8a23 &10 ()*+%,-
,. 4’d %e grateful if you would #he#& these a##ounts for me. 5*+6
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(. 2here’ll %e trou%le if you do that again. !#%%#.
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/. 7is arrival was #om$letely une'$e#ted. %))7
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4. 7e owed his res#ue to a $asser-%y. *+6#!%#6
******* ********..
). =nly if you wor& hard now have you any #han#e of su##ess. 6#(#+6,
****** *******************.

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