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Part One: Reading

A. Comprehension & Interpretation (F.L. / L. & Ph. 7 pts) / (Sc. Streams 8 pts)
Read the text carefully and do the activities.

Nbre QQ for each stream


L.&Ph. Sc. Strm

Text : (Revolves around the same themes)

Text Length :




Foreign Languages : 200-250 words

Literature & Philosophy : 180-200 words
Scientific. Streams : 120-180 words.


the/ general
idea of:the
text. (Give
E.&M./ Maths
words for F.L. only)
Write the letter which corresponds to the right answer. (answering MCQ)
Are these statements true or false?
In which paragraph is it mentioned that?
Fill in the following table. (Fill in a table with information from the text.)
Read the text and put the following sentences in the order they appear the
Answer the following questions according to the text.
Copy (or give) the title you think is the most appropriate to the text. (Give for

5 -6



5 QQ
(1 Q

5 QQ
(1 Q

5 QQ
(1 Q for

F.L. only)

9. Circle the letter that corresponds to the right answer. The text is:
a) Descriptive
(Identifying types of discourse)
b) Narrative, etc.
10. Circle the letter that corresponds to the right answer. The text is:
a) letter
(Identifying types of texts)
b) A conversation, etc.
11. Who / what do the underlined words refer to in the text? (Cohesive marker)
B. Text Exploration (F.L. / Sc. Streams 7 pts) / (L. & Ph. 8 pts)
[N.B. : This part deals with knowledge and the use of language through activities related to
the reading passage or a similar topic. Therefore lexical items essential for the
understanding of the text and those likely to be used in written expression should be
included in the activities]

1. Vocabulary
a. Match words and definitions.
b. Find in the text words whose definitions follow.
c. Match words and their synonyms / opposites.
d. Find in the text words that are synonyms / opposites of the following.
2. Morphology
a. Complete the chart as shown in the example. (Deriving N. / adj. / adv. /v.
from words in the text.)

b. Give the opposites of the following words keeping the same root.
c. Classify the following words in the table. (Dividing words into roots and affixes)
3. Grammar (not limited to the passive, the conditional and reported speech)
a. Connect each pair of sentences with one of the words given. Make changes
where necessary.
b. Ask questions which the underlined words answer.
c. Rewrite sentence B so that it means the same as sentence A.
d. Give the correct form(s) of the verbs in brackets. (Give a short passage, not
unrelated sentences.)

4. Sound system
a. Match pairs that rhyme.
b. Classify the following words according o pronunciation of the final ED/S
c. Underline or write the silent letters in each of the following words.
d. Classify the words according to their stressed syllables.
e. Classify the words according to the number of their syllables.
5. Discourse
[N.B. The activities suggested in discourse should be conductive to the
written expression.]
a. Fill in the gaps with words from the list.
b. Match statements from column A with statements from column B.
c. Reorder the following words to make a coherent passage.
d. Imagine what A/B says and complete the following dialogue.

Part Two: Written Expression (F.L. 06 pts) / (L. & Ph. + Sc. Streams 05 pts)
Choose one of the following topics.
Topic 1:
(It should be thematically related to the initial text.)
Topic 2:
(It should be thematically related to the other themes of the syllabus.)

Best Regards,
Med Saidi.