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Pruebasdeaccesoaenseanzasuniversitariasoficialesdegrado(BachilleratoL.O.E.

IDIOMAEXTRANJERO:INGLS.2014/2015

Nosepermiteelusodeldiccionarionideningnotromaterialdidctico.
Laspreguntasdebernserrespondidaseningls.
Duracindelaprueba:1horay30minutos.
Estahojanoseentrega.
Hayquerespondertodoslosbloquesdelapropuestaelegida,AoB.

PROPUESTAA

VALENTINESDAY
DoyoucelebrateValentinesDayinyourcountry?IntheUKit'sthemostromanticdayof
theyear.February14thistraditionallyacelebrationoflove,sohowdopeopleintheUK
mark the occasion? Sending a Valentine's card to someone you love is a custom that
startedmorethanacenturyago.Couplesgivecardstoeachother.Itisalsotraditionalto
send an anonymous card to anyone you secretly love. This practice is particularly
common in schools and can be a source of great amusement and embarrassment as
everyonetriestoworkoutwhosentacardandwhohasasecretadmirer!
Millions of people use digital means of creating and sending Valentine's Day greeting
messagessuchasecards,orprintablegreetingcards.TextingyourValentinemessageis
aneasy(althoughmaybenotveryromantic!)option.
As well as cards, February 14th is also a day for giving gifts. Traditionally, men give
chocolates or flowers to their wives or girlfriends. There are many websites offering
adviceonwhichValentinespresenttobuy.Populargiftslastyearincluded:redroses,a
boxofchocolates,aCDofromanticsongs,aphone,jewelry,aphotoframeorperfume.
Somepeoplethinkthatflowersandchocolatesseemalittleordinaryandsotheylookfor
amoreunusualgift.Forromanticpeoplewithplentyofcashthesegiftscouldinclude:a
helicopter flight, a balloon ride, the chance to testdrive a Ferrari. Some men complain
that Valentine's Day is yet another opportunity for everincreasing commercialism. For
true romantics the gift of love is enough. Valentine's Day is a popular day to either
proposeorgetmarriedyou'dneverforgetyourweddinganniversary!
Adaptedfromlearnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org

QUESTIONS
I.READINGCOMPREHENSION.(2POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
AddTRUEorFALSEandcopytheevidencefromthetexttosupportyouranswer.
NOmarksaregivenforonlytrueorfalse.NOmarksaregivenforV.
1.ItistraditionaltosendcardssecretlyonSt.ValentinesDay.
2.ChocolatesandflowersarepopularpresentsonFebruary14th.
3.MostmenthinkthatValentinesDayistoocommercial.
4.ValentinesDayisanunusualdaytoproposeorgetmarried.


II.LEXICON/PHONETICS(2POINTS):
A.LEXICON.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Findwordsorphrasesinthetextthatmeanthesameasthesegiven.
1.nameless.
2.enjoyment.
3.money.
4.makeanofferofmarriage.

B.PHONETICS.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
1.Writeonewordfromthetextthatincludesthesamesoundaslove//.
2.Writeonewordfromthetextthatincludesthesamesoundaspeople/i:/.
3.Howistheedpronouncedinincluded,/t/,/d/or/d/?
4.Howisthespronouncedinchocolates,/s/,/z/or/z/?

III.USEOFENGLISH.(3POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Rewritethefollowingsentencesstartingwiththewordsgiven:

1. PeoplethinkthatFitoisatalentedmusician.
Fito..

2. Didyouplayfootballwithyourcousinlastweek?Sheaskedhim.
Sheaskedhim

3. Mygirlfriendwasverytired.Thatswhyshedidntgotothepartyyesterday.
If

4. Despitethegoodweather,wedidntenjoythewalkinthewoods.
Although....

5. IhavenevermetamoreattractivepersonthanJane.
Jane.

6. Writethecorrectquestionfortheunderlinedwords.
...?
Johnispickingherupattheairporttomorrow.

IV.COMPOSITION.(3POINTS)
Writeacompositionofbetween100and125wordsonthefollowingtopic:

Howimportantisloveinyourlife?Areyouaromanticperson?

Pruebasdeaccesoaenseanzasuniversitariasoficialesdegrado(BachilleratoL.O.E.)

IDIOMAEXTRANJERO:INGLS.2014/2015

Nosepermiteelusodeldiccionarionideningnotromaterialdidctico.
Laspreguntasdebernserrespondidaseningls.
Duracindelaprueba:1horay30minutos.
Estahojanoseentrega.
Hayquerespondertodoslosbloquesdelapropuestaelegida,AoB.

PROPUESTAB

J.K.ROWLING
Joanne Rowling is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy
series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold
more than 400 million copies. They have been the basis for a series of films which has
becomethehighestgrossingfilmseriesinhistory.
BorninYate,Gloucestershire,Rowlingwasworkingasaresearcherandbilingualsecretary
for Amnesty International when she conceived the idea for the Harry Potter series on a
delayedtrainfromManchestertoLondonin1990.In1997Rowlingfinishedthefirstnovelin
theseries,HarryPotterandthePhilosopher'sStone.Shesubsequentlypublished6sequels
thelast,HarryPotterandtheDeathlyHallows(2007).
Rowlinghasleda"ragstoriches"lifestory.Sheprogressedfromlivingonstatebenefitsto
multimillionairestatuswithinfiveyears.SheistheBritishbestsellingauthor,withsalesin
excessof238m.The2008SundayTimesRichrankedherasthetwelfthrichestwomanin
theUnitedKingdom.ForbesrankedRowlingasthefortyeighthmostpowerfulcelebrityof
2007. In October 2010, Rowling was named the "Most Influential Woman in Britain" by
leading magazine editors. She has become a philanthropist, supporting such charities as
OneParentFamiliesandSclerosisSocietyofGreatBritain.
Anticipatingthatthetargetaudienceofyoungboysmightnotwanttoreadabookwritten
byawoman,herpublishersdemandedthatsheusetwoinitials("J.K.),ratherthanherfull
name("Joanne").Asshehadnomiddlename,shechoseKasthesecondinitialofherpen
name,fromherpaternalgrandmother.Followinghermarriage,shehassometimesusedthe
nameJoanneMurraywhenconductingpersonalbusiness.
Adaptedfrom<http://saberingles.com.ar/reading/jkrowling.html>

QUESTIONS
I.READINGCOMPREHENSION.(2POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
AddTRUEorFALSEandcopytheevidencefromthetexttosupportyouranswer.
NOmarksaregivenforonlytrueorfalse.NOmarksaregivenforV.
1.TheHarryPotterserieshaveonlyattractedreadersinBritain.
2.Rowlinghasalwaysbeenawealthywoman.
3.NootherBritishauthorhassoldmorebooksthanRowling.
4.KwasthesecondinitialofRowlingsmiddlename.

II.LEXICON/PHONETICS(2POINTS):
A.LEXICON.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Findwordsorphrasesinthetextthatmeanthesameasthesegiven.
1.numerous.
2.aids.
3.prominent.
4.readership.

B.PHONETICS.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
1.Writeonewordfromthetextthatincludesthesamediphthongsoundasgained/e/.
2.Writeonewordfromthetextthatincludesthesameconsonantsoundasthan//.
3.Howistheedpronouncedinranked,/t/,/d/or/d/?
4.Isthechincharitiespronouncedas//oras/t/?

III.USEOFENGLISH.(3POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Rewritethefollowingsentencesstartingwiththewordsgiven:

1. Amechanicrepairedmycaryesterday.
I....

2. MyfriendAliceisyournewneighbour.SheisfromBristol.
MyfriendAlice

3. Johnwillprobablypasshisdrivinglicencetomorrow.
John

4. Myfatheristoooldtounderstandcomputers.
Myfatherisnot....

5. Herdaughterstartedlivingabroadtenyearsago.
Mydaughterhas

6. ToworkabroadisOKforme.
Idontmind.

IV.COMPOSITION.(3POINTS)
Writeacompositionofbetween100and125wordsonthefollowingtopic:

Advantagesanddisadvantagesofbecomingacelebrity