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Tomei conhecimento:

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ENGLISH TEST School year 2011/12 9th grade Class ____

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COMPREENSO ORAL GROUP I A. Listen to the text and fill in the gaps with the correct word. The pioneer of the compact disc (CD) Norio Ohga has died aged _____ of multiple organ failure in the Japanese capital Tokyo. Mr Ohga was president and chairman of Sony between 1982 and _______. He is credited with pioneering the use of the CD. Sony sold the world's first CD in 1982. Mr Ohga was responsible for its ___________. He recommended a disc should be ______ cm in diameter because it contained enough space to store Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, which is ______ minutes long. The size of CDs have remained unchanged since and became the _________ for DVDs. CD sales in Japan overtook record sales within five years of their introduction. Ohga was an avid music enthusiast and studied to become an opera _________ in his youth. Sony's current chairman, Sir Howard Stringer, paid tribute to Mr Ohgas leadership and vision. He ________ the former chairman transformed Sony from a ___________ that sold radios and electronics into a global _______________ giant. Ohga rose through the Sony ranks at a speed highly unusual for a Japanese company and was an executive by his 30s. Ohga ___________ Sony into new directions, making them an international player. He was _________ in the purchase of Hollywood studio Colombia Pictures and the record company CBS. He also oversaw the launch of Sonys highly ____________ PlayStation game console. Mr Stringer said: By redefining Sony as a company encompassing both ___________ and software, Ohga-san succeeded where other ______________ companies failed.

B. Listen to Maria and say if the sentences are true or false. Correct the false ones. Tru e 1. E-mails havent had a great impact on society so far.

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2. E-mails are only useful to use in our free time.


3. Almost every person prefers things that are written and not just said on the phone.

4. E-mails must be answered immediately after youve received them.


5. The lack of privacy is a problem when using e-mail.


C. Make correct sentences by matching the two halves. 1. Young children 2. Children under 12 prefer 3. Kids who watch too much TV 4. Children are the leaders 5. In the UK half of the 5-yearolds A. have their own TV. B. have problems concentrating. C. are watching adult programmes. D. watching reality shows and dramas. E. in TV watching. 1 2 3 4 5