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How to Have Perfect Posture
Next time you take a look in the mirror, try standing sideways on. Do you see a long elegant back or are your shoulders as rounded as the hump of a camel? Bad posture normally starts in our teenage years when we slouch around with our (0) ..................... trying to look cool. But (1) ............ up those who now while away their days sitting in front of a computer where it‟s (2) ............... too easy to neglect something as essential as good posture. As we grow older these poor (3) .................. are exacerbated, but by taking (4) ......... immediately we can not only look and feel better but protect our body for the future. Make sure you sleep on a firm mattress at night. (5) .......... lying flat on your back; instead try sleeping in a curled position on your side. The (6) .............. revival in platform shoes doesn‟t help and wearing shoes with heels more than (7) .............. centimetres high is just asking for (8) ............... Don‟t load everything into a bag that you wear on one shoulder or you‟ll end up lopsided. (9) ............... the weight evenly by wearing a rucksack or even a bag around your waist. When you get home from a day‟s studying or work it‟s all too (10) .................. to slump on the sofa in front of the telly. Sitting in this way (11).............. feel comfortable but it prevents you from breathing properly. Try to sit (12) ................ with the stomach pulled firmly in. 1 A 2 A 3 A 4 A 5 A 6 A 7 A 8 A 9 A 10 A 11 A 12 A head so customs course evade existing various concern scatter enticing may level B feet B quite B habits B something B prevent B topical B several B problem B circulate B attractive B could B erect C eyes C all C rituals C moves C avoid C contemporary C considerable C trouble C disseminate C irresistible C will C vertical D D D D D D D D D D D D hands rather practices action restrain current numerous fuss distribute tempting should upright
For questions 1-15, Complete the following article by writing each missing word in the space. Use only one word in each space. Thai Food No other national cuisine has enjoyed quite the degree of popularity that Thai food (1) .......... Ten years ago it was a rarity in Europe and the United States and (2) .......... that it was virtually unknown. Now Thai cooking has (3) .......... one of the West‟s favourite exotic styles of cooking. As well as the growing (4) .......... of Thai restaurants throughout the world, there has been an increase little (5) .......... little in the availability of ingredients on supermarket shelves. (6) .......... Western cooks it is becoming quite practical to try authentic versions of Thai dishes at home. One of the things that makes Thai cooking (7) .......... a challenge is the sheer variety of types of dish. Thai food lies between Chinese and Indian cuisine, with influences (8) .......... Burma, Cambodia and Malaysia, each of (9) .......... has had an effect on Thailand at different stages of (10) .......... history. Some of the ingredients come from (11) .......... afield. Chillies, to give (12) .......... one example, are originally from Central and South America but were incorporated quickly (13) .......... the national diet. Taken all (14) .........., these influences from abroad have (15) .......... Thai cooking a strongly regional set of cuisines.
Read the text and then write the correct form of the word on the right: People of the Forest This TV (0) ... documentary follows a family of chimpanzees who live in the forest of Tanzania. Set in (1) ... scenery the programme gives us a fascinating insight into the life and social (2) ... of these creatures. (3) ... we humans share 98% of our genes with chimpanzees; indeed, they are our closest relative in the animal (4) ... and scenes in the documentary offer clear evidence of our (5) ... . The focus of the film is on Fifi and we first see her as a (6) ... five-year-old who spends all her time annoying her younger brother. Meanwhile, the older male chimps seem to be involved in an endless fight for (7) ... . And it is no suprise to learn that while all this is taking place the females are left to deal with the day-to-day (8) ... matters. Make sure you set aside an hour to watch this. The (9) ... splendour of the location makes this programme worthwhile viewing, although our (10) ... to these animals will make you think. DOCUMENT SPECTACLE ACTION APPEAR KING SIMILAR PLAY SUPREME ORGANISE GEOGRAPHY LIKE
.. .. of the proposal please raise your hand. now and we can speak to her live now. The service is entirely . whatsoever of much before the age of five.... in the centre of town...............Gapped Sentences For questions 1-5. with the critics... In the opening . I have difficulty remembering things from way back and have no .... Q3 Tom has his own legal .. of charge although they are always happy to receive donations.. He was telling me how much he's looking forward to leaving college and putting the things he's learnt into ....... on my bags while I pay for the tickets? Her eyesight was failing and she was having real problems threading the cotton through the .. to choose wich module to study as long as there are no timetable clashes......... for design and who will be able to contribute creatively to the team............... of the needle... I've been completely ...... We are looking for someone who has an ....... of the play we see the two lovers making plans for their wedding... This compuer is so much faster since we added extra . Q2 The police have sealed of the crime .... from pain since I had that tooth out last week.......and hold the door open while I bring in the shopping? All those in .... I haven't ridden a bike for years so I'm probably a bit out of ....... Our reporter is at the .. Q4 Can you keep an .... think of one word only which can be used appropriately in all three sentences..... Example: FAVOUR Q1 The local council have commissioned a local artist to create a statue in . of the late Prime Minister.. After being out of fashion for years the painter is now in . whilst forensic tests are carried out........... Q5 You're ............... Here is an example: Could you do me a ........
... I didn't realise it was so late. time......................... at the last junction....... 8.... seriously injured not wearing a seat belt............. It's not likely to happen but if you're not satisfied with the product we'll refund your money.................... 5.. complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence........ 3............................... the beach as they'd claimed in the brochure. NOWHERE The hotel ......... I ........................ Do not change the word given.. 4.... THINK You should ....................... when my colleagues organised a farewell party on my last day................ TAKEN I .. I'm so sorry........ EVENT ......... CONVENIENCE Please respond ................ Would you give us your answer as soon as possible................. 7..... . between thinking there's a demand for your product and actually making a sale.'Key' Word Transformations For questions 1-8. I wasn't expecting my colleagues to organise a farewell party on my last day at the company..................................... 1.... The hotel was further away from the beach than was claimed in the brochure.. WORLD There's ......... I'm sure we went the wrong way at the last junction......... You could have been seriously injured not wearing a seat belt. It's one thing to think there's a demand for your product and another to actually make a sale.... TRACK Sorry..... You must use between three and six words.................... that you are not satisfied with the product your money will be refunded... 2. using the word given.. including the word given. TAKEN We must .... 6.
.............. Do not be deceived (7) .. qualification. One suggestion is that you (3) .... will be your own time and effort..... B......... her first experience.. of second language acquisition... ... of a language learning magazine has consulted a number of experts in the (1) . for example? Do you have enough time to learn a language? The major (4) .. a language course.. There is an example below: (0) A series B ISSUE C programme D release Sound Advice for Language Learners A recent (0) . Also...... Sandra Miller.... course... You should also bear in mind that the quicker you learn a language the more quickly you forget it... a French teacher.. tried to teach herself German by enrolling on a (9) . Three years (11) ... She feels her biggest mistake was not to follow (12) .... progress were high.. "I should have consolidated what I'd learn by continuing to study...... whether you are likely to be successful at learning a language............ Did you enjoy studying languages at school..." 1 A 2 A 3 A 4 A 5 A 6 A 7 A 8 A 9 A 10 A 11 A 12 A domain wondering assess charge recognised sights by Nose rapid achieving on up B branch B thinking B review B cost B understood B ends B about B Push B crash B doing B forward B on C field C looking C balance C price C valued C objects C into C Run C quick C gaining C from C through D D D D D D D D D D D D area considering survey valuation regarded goals in Shop fast making onward out . read the text below and decide which answer A... Already fluent in four languages and with a sound knowledge of teaching methodology her chances of (10) . Therefore you must make sure that the course on offer leads to a (5) .... she remembers very little. C or D best fits each space....Multiple Choice Cloze For Questions 1-12. (8) ... even if it were by myself........... thinking that the most expensive courses are the best..... If you don't set achievable aims you are more likely to give up.. be realistic in your (6) ... around to get the best possible value for money...... Their advice may prove invaluable for those (2) ....
of the proposal please raise your hand.. with the critics..... Here is an example: Could you do me a .. for a change of leadership and most politicians seem happy to support the Prime Minister.......... Government claims that the crime rate has fallen and point to latest research figures as evidence that this isn't true........ you off at the station if you need a lift... I think students in other countries seem to have more ..... future many of the diseases we suffer from today will be eradicated.. There is little support within the ... the subject and talk about something else.... Q4 OK.. galaxies in search of other life forms. to our recent meeting on 21st May................ The match has been cancelled out of ... Q2 I am writing with .. ... The restaurant got very busy when a coach . Q5 I'm driving into town and can ...... After being out of fashion for years the painter is now in ... Gardeners be warned that temperatures are likely to . of making anybody redundant as business has never been better... think of one word only which can be used appropriately in all three sentences.... to below freezing tonight...CAE Use of English Gapped Sentences (Exit) For questions 1-5......... and then I'll move onto the next item. till the spring when the weather is nicer.......... The press are calling into .... please.......and hold the door open while I bring in the shopping? All those in ... I have time to answer one more ... The company claim there is absolutely no ... for teahers than they do here.. The story follows the hero as he travels to ..... Example: FAVOUR Q1 In the not too ..... for the death of our previous Manager.. arrived full of people travelling to the coast..... Can we just ..... Q3 They are planning to postpone their house-warming ... I'm a little worried about Steve lately as he seems so ...... and in a world of his own.
....... There is an example at the beginning: (0) knowledge 21st Century Workplace The economy of the 21st century will be based on skills and (0) .... necessary to be an excellent communicator as the majority of (8) .. It is also (7). As (4) .... As well as wanting people who are flexible. achievement that can enable the individual to support their CV with evidence of desirable personal qualities.. and fewer jobs for those with none. and the right skills...... KNOW QUALIFY EMPLOY VOCATION GLOBE PROSPECT ADAPT INCREASE ORGANISE WILL SUSTAIN . The best (2) ....... employees will need to show various personal attributes..Word Formation Read the text and then write the correct form of the word in CAPITALS to complete the gaps. The new economy is here to stay and unless businesses show the (9) .. and technological advances make typical working practices redundant (5) ... companies are also looking for evidence of (6) .. to adapt they may find they are (10) . The study shows that throughout this century there will be more jobs in the workplace for those with (1) ... make their profits from the skills of people selling their goods as much as from the producers themselves. according to the authors of the report. will be one that can demonstrate a level of academic or (3) . according to a recent report.
.... 5...... that I don't want to see him any more? 2....... INSIST If you ............ REACHED They might ........ ...... forged notes which are currently in circulation..... POINT I should ...................... It was a mistake not to write the telephone number down.. conclusion and thought the party was next week...................... You must use between three and six words. RESULT Parents claim it ... complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence.. noise could you go outside to play. If you must be noisy could you go outside and play....... 7........... writing down the telephone number.... 4...... 3..... reroute the traffic to reduce congestion....... you could get the work to me as soon as possible................... 6... the teacher's strike goes ahead........... How can I make him understand that I don't want to see him any more? ACROSS How can I .................. Parents predict chaos in schools unless the strike is called off...................... Can you possibly get me the work as soon as possible................ LOOKOUT Police are warning people to be ...........'Key' Word Transformations For questions 1-8........ 1.. including the word given............... Apparently....................... they're planning on rerouting the traffic to reduce congestion...... It's possible that they got the wrong idea and thought the party was next week....................... Do not change the word given. Police are warning people to check for forged notes which are currently in circulation................ APPRECIATE I . using the word given.. 8....... DRAWN Plans .....
By far the most (6) .. to treat anxiety and many people opt for alternative therapy such as acupuncture or hypnosis to help them come to (12) . going outside because of the awful feelings of anxiety that arise.. in which people (9) . Treatment of phobias usually consists of the patient (10) . B. only a very small proportion of us actually have a phobia of these things... It's (3) . Drugs may be (11) . between a fear and a phobia.. C or D. When these fears begin to (4) . A. It is important to (2) . you embarrassment or you feel that your life is being disrupted then you would be wise to (5) . behavioural therapy during which they gradually get used to being near the object or the situation that causes them fear..... usual for all of us to have our own peculiar fears..... treatment for what could potentially be a phobia. There is an example below: (0) A reason B POINT C fact D logic Phobias The (0) ....... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 A A A A A A A A A A A A face choose very cause explore standard precisely illness dodge undergoing released acceptance B B B B B B B B B B B B confront distinguish absolutely make hunt average specifically condition avoid taking issued terms C C C C C C C C C C C C meet select quite create search normal literally disease miss experiencing certified realisation D D D D D D D D D D D D join pick truly give seek common exactly injury slip doing prescribed comfort . means 'fear of the marketplace' but we apply it today to describe a distressing (8) .. in everyday situations.. However. for example being anxious around snakes or nervous about flying. The word derives from Greek and (7) ...Multiple Choice Cloze For Questions 1-12 read the text and then select the correct answer. with their fear and conquer it.. of Phobia Awareness Week is to highlight the difficulties that many people (1) . phobia and potentially the most disruptive is agoraphobia...
. And for the truly ambitious. the necessary (2) .. However.. . it sells.. USUAL INTEND EQUIP OCCASION CREATE CHARITY PROFIT WORLD APPRAISE REAL SATISFY .. Depending upon the hobby. For those looking to make a profit on their (4) .CAE Use of English Word Formation (Exit) Read the text and then write the correct form of the word on the right. Local shops can be the next outlet for items. do not forget the degree of personal (10) .... audience. sale just to see how quickly and (6) .. these days an audience for products can range from the local to the truly global. of turning it into a business... can be expensive and the idea of (3) . Some hobbyists begin by donating a piece of work to a (5) . often the step taken by those making things like hand-made greetings cards for instance.. an honest (8) . There is an example at the beginning: (0) knowledge Turn A Hobby into a Business It is not (0) unusual to make a hobby pay for itself even if initially you had no (1) . as well.... As with any business idea.. websites like eBay enable the hobbiest to reach a (7 ) .... offering items up for sale can at the very least help pay for the hobby... should be undertaken regarding the demand for the work and the price the customer is prepared to pay in (9) .
the battery as it had gone flat........ There was a .. for the consultancy work... I don't see the .. for 30 seconds.. of going all the way into town when we can buy the dress locally..... The company have been asked to submit a proposal outlining how much they will ... asking for money when he knows I'm not very well off...... with the critics...... The manager is always finding .. ....... Q4 I had a real ......... from the hotel window. He put me in a really difficult .. with the computer and we had to take it back to the shop to get it repaired... Example: FAVOUR Q1 John has just taken up the .. I couldn't get the car to start this morning and finally had to ..and hold the door open while I bring in the shopping? All those in . Paul has a great . of the proposal please raise your hand... which looked out over beautiful countryside.. The yoga teacher told everyone to remain in a standing ....... ................. the police are going to .... of achievement when I passed the exams and got my degree. There was a wonderful . of humour and always has everyone in the office in fits of laughter.... Q5 It wasn't my ......... Here is an example: Could you do me a ..CAE Use of English Gapped Sentences (Exit) For questions 1-5. of Marketing Manager at a local college......the vase just fell off the table...... After being out of fashion for years the painter is now in ... the man with assault following that fight the other week... with people and complaining about the quality of their work..... Q2 Apparently.. of the portrayal of the main character in the film.............. think of one word only which can be used appropriately in all three sentences. was blocked by the people in front.... Q3 During the tutorial I was asked to give my... Our son couldn't see the game as his ..
................ 4... that the job was mine if I wanted it........................................ UNDER I hear the restaurant in town ............ the worldwide economic slowdown for our problems................... PLACED The Government have ...................... LITTLE ..... the restaurant in town has been bought out by someone else... He would never have guessed that at the age of 17 he would be playing for his country....... what you want to do please let us know...... Do you mind if I come over to see you later? OBJECTION Do you ... if you have any further problems. complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence........... MIND When .CAE Use of English 'Key' Word Transformations (Exit) For questions 1-8. You must use between three and six words........... When you do decide what you want to do please let us know..... BROKE Sarah .. 5................ The Government recently said our problems are the fault of the worldwide economic slowdown.... using the word given.......... IMPRESSION I . 1..... 2..... 3. CALL Do not ....... including the word given........ Sarah cried her eyes out immediately she was told she'd failed her driving test.......... Apparently............................... that at the age of 17 he would be playing for his country. coming over to see you later? ...... 8......... Do not change the word given.... Feel free to telephone if you have any further problems................. 7... soon as she heard she'd failed her driving test................................... You led me to believe the job was mine if I wanted it. 6........
According to the rules. little one. Maybe your site has set aside an area for wildlife. frogs and toads." The child slithered out of her mother's arms and onto the scorching patio. the local authority etc.evidence of individual and/or communal composting .the general maintenance and cleanliness of the area . All shortlisted entries receive a visit from the judges and a certificate. Other examples may be providing a place for local school pupils. Sites which show a strong community spirit and co-operation between plot-holders will go down favourably with the judges. c) A project which serves vulnerable groups like children or the infirm. It is essential that any project is run in conjunction with the allotmenteers themselves. and not by a third party. some sites grow shared produce by groups of gardeners in order to grow crops in a co-operative way. and encourages the local population to come along and enjoy the delights of your wildlife pond or sanctuary. "It's Charlie's day. d) the competition between neighbouring sites. . but the expression on her face said that she hated the entire world and everyone in it. An additional category for this year is Best Community Project. c) how far the site provides a habitat for different species. as will evidence that wildlife is catered for with the provision of such things as small areas of nettles for butterflies. "Come to Grandad. which of the following would be excluded from entering for the Best Community Project? a) A project where members of the public are invited to view birds or animals. B." said Bill. STORY EXTRACT The Garden Party "She's got to learn. GARDEN TRUST LAUNCHES A COMPETITION … to showcase Best Garden or Allotment sites. d) A project that receives help from a government administration. Well maintained communal buildings will also gain points. wrestling unsuccessfully with the three-year-old bundle of fury. b) the standard of food that is harvested. and log piles for small mammals. choose the correct answer (A. not hers. the quality of the produce will be taken into consideration. For questions 1-6. b) A project which sells its produce back to the community. For example. or those with special needs to learn about the joys of gardening or for growing crops for the housebound elderly. C or D) which you think fits best according to the text. Judges will be looking at sites which serve the interests of the community.CAE Reading Part One: Multiple Choice (Exit) You are going to read three extracts which are all concerned in some way with gardens.provision of waste disposal for non-compostable items In the second round. All sites will initially be judged on: ." said his daughter. 1. 2. In the first phase of the competition the judges are looking at a) the amount of rubbish generated and how it is dealt with.
” she said. She put her hand into his jacket pocket and produced an apple. "It's not fair. The August sun forced him to squint but he could just discern the swaying yellow blob of the bouncy castle at the end of the garden. She stared at the demonstration." she said. Just about every environmental group in the United States. until she remembered she was supposed to be sad. * Purdue University warns "weed and feed" type lawn chemicals have caused bladder cancer in dogs. Nearby the men stood in a circle. b) he's allowing time for her temper to subside. A tortoiseshell butterfly settled on the potted marigold. lettuce and cucumbers have the highest concentration of pesticides. Bill ignores his granddaughter at first because a) he is cross with her. giving little exclamations of wonder as the peel coiled downwards. 4. spiralling snake. An Ohio K-9 corps reports several of their dogs developed cancer after . * The environmental group Global Pesticide Campaign warns that glyphosate used in Roundup causes auto-immune deficiencies in children and the elderly. showing small white teeth. and pesticide-laden produce most often found in supermarkets. "Rotten when it's someone else's birthday. * A major study by the New York State Department of Health directly links pesticides to diabetes. Canada and Europe warns that store-bought produce is loaded with petro-chemical pesticides that build up in the human body.He pretended not to notice while she scaled the side of his wheelchair. Bill cut into the glossy peel with his penknife. Then with a thump she landed on his lap. d) has lost her sense of grievance. By the end of the story the child a) is still fed up with a relative. and put out both hands to catch the juicy." she said solemnly.and cupped his face with determined little hands.a tricky manoeuvre on the bony blanketed legs . rejecting the rising cost of food and fuel. now one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in the United States. 3. cans in hand and legs apart. Why do I have to wait for my birthday and Charlie doesn't?" Bill picked off the tomato pips and curls of hair soldered to her cheeks. Consider the following: * Potatoes. "I'll hold it for you. Grandad. The child kneeled up on Bill's lap . c) is hoping to find her mother. b) wants to eat the apple. "I want it. She giggled. She wrapped it from wrist to elbow. "I‟m going to show Charlie my bracelet. according to the United States Department of Agriculturists‟ annual crop report. These chemicals are being blamed for many illnesses. HOMEOWNERS TURN TO GROW-YOUR-OWN More homeowners are focusing on health by planting their own vegetable gardens this year. c) he's busy talking to her mother. and then held up her forearm to admire it. and slowly rotated both apple and blade against each other in perfect synchronicity. d) he's paying more attention to his surroundings. ain't it?" he said.
the vets' role is important because a) the authorities don't believe that cancer in dogs is on the increase. d) vets can diagnose cancers in animals at an early stage. According to the writer. Consequently. b) the information vets provide can help assess the threat to humans. c) cancers are caused by the animals' exposure to chemicals. b) explain why produce bought in the supermarket is more likely to contain chemicals.coming into contact with chemical fertilizers around their dog pens. Using organic methods. The writer's main purpose in the article is to a) warn gardeners about the dangers lurking in their own back gardens. Growing your own pesticide-free food is easy and there's nothing healthier and as good tasting as produce picked at maturity right in your back yard. follow these few simple steps. . d) argue the case for growing food at home without the use of chemicals. 5. c) question whether the government is taking action against the use of chemicals. the federal government is urging vets to report all cancer in animals as an early warning sign for man. 6.
..... a consequence of the work of archaeologists and others in this field. This is the case (5) ... You may (14) . ancient pathways and burial grounds. a volunteer. the years built (4) ...... from remnants of human existence buried deep in the ground (11) .. It was (8) . which predates the invention of writing. However. The evidence of our pre-history can be found everywhere.. 99% of human existence. The first and easiest place to start your exploration of prehistory is of (12) .. . you are interested in discovering more about the area where you live. this time that discoveries that shaped the human race were made. accounts (7) . often the only evidence we have of our early history.. your local museum... Pre-History That fragment of pottery. (2) . particularly (13) .. we have (3) .... (6) .. general was the time when the very foundations of human civilisation were laid. to become our major cities and (10) .... Use only one word in each space.. have a local archaeological group that would be prepared to let you work (15) . that little piece of bone or the remains of an early human tool are (1) . early settlements created that (9) .. is startling to note is that this period. an extremely good understanding of early human development... read the text below and write the word which best fits in each space.Open Cloze For questions 1-15. the fact that there is no written evidence of the period we term PreHistory.
Six paragraphs have been removed from the extract. I will often look to start a conversation with people who are on their own. try not to leave them on their own again because you‟ll just return them to the same state as you found them. when there‟s an appropriate pause. 4 Alternatively. or ask if you can join them. You‟ve rescued them from walking around. There is one extra paragraph which you do not need to use. and invite you into their group. It is much easier than breaking into a group conversation and the chances are they won‟t tell you to leave them alone and go away. you can just say. it may be that they‟re talking about something in which you have an interest. That‟s great for you but not so nice for the person who is talking. Move on with them and introduce them to someone else. 1 When approaching these people you are already at an advantage because they will both respect your courage (which they have probably lacked) and be grateful that you‟ve taken the time and effort to relieve them from their anxiety. and they‟ll be delighted to get into a conversation with you. Stand just on the edge of the group and wait for the appropriate time. TALKING TO PLANTS AND APPROACHING GROUPS In this book extract from “…and death came third!” Andy Lopata and Peter Roper show nervous business people how to network with panache. I heard you mention so-and-so. “Excuse me. Can I ask you a question? Are you involved in . Very few people go to networking events for solitude. 3 If someone is talking and you interrupt. in which case. people will stop listening to the person who‟s talking. Choose from the paragraphs A-G the one which fits each gap (1-6). avoiding interrupting other people for fear of rejection. 2 Having spoken to them. At networking events. 2) You are going to read an extract from a book on networking and public speaking skills.CAE Reading Part Two: Gapped Text (Page 1. They are probably just as nervous as everyone else.
. they feel they are a form of social failure and it is important that symptoms (14) . These days we regard stress (2) .... identified in order to avoid unnecessary suffering..... people will always send very clear signals about approachability by the way they are standing.. you can control it and not the other way (7) . a necessary evil of modern living. working to a tight deadline are (11) .. often called a 21st century illness but it has always been with us if perhaps (1) .. Oepn Cloze For questions 1-15. as the anticipation before a date or the tension leading (5) . 6 Reading this body language may mean that you are better advised approaching two people rather than a group.. Yet stress is not negative and without (3) .. read the text below and type the word which best fits in each space. you need to be aware of the body language of people talking to each other and networking events.that? And you‟re in the conversation.. sitting in a train (9) ... There is an example below: (0) is Stress Stress (0) .. causing coronary heart disease.... Whether in couples or groups. inability to cope with certain situations . we would not enjoy some of the highpoints in life (4) . Stress is now recognised as a medical problem and as a signficant factor (12) .. to an important match... Unlike these situations. not worn (8) . high blood pressure and a high cholesterol count. So what should we be looking out for as danger signals? Common signs of stress are increased tiredness. different names... Patients are often unwilling to admit to stress problems (13) . harder to manage and control. Or it may just be that you have a pause.. irritability and (15) .. (10) .. which are generally positive and easier to deal with. 5 While the guide lines above are important. All these situations produce stress but (6) . Use only one word in each space... stuck in a traffic jam. and you ask “May I join you?” But it‟s always best to wait for the right pause in the conversation. you will feel stimulated. is late...
Rebecca thought. Again. Her daughter was seated on a cushion right in the middle of the room. sequins. Her mother would snap at her to stop it. Then. It was the first in a series of hints that she would like him to get up and make her a cup of tea. or perhaps to conjure up the same kind of magical effect that people believe in when they splash out on membership to a fancy gym without going near the place more than once every two months. surrounded by a sea of cardboard cut-offs.” Her words trailed off with a heavy sigh. felt-tip pens. who was sprawled out on the other sofa. Katy?” her dad said.” “Nah. her toes playing with the fringes of another kind of rug. looking like an island. traffic jams and deadlines. This action Rebecca found comforting. She really should be working at the kitchen table. 2) (Exit) Read the following newspaper article and then answer questions 1-5 on the next page. the victor. the lull before the storm of Monday morning madness of alarm clocks. Charlie. the toes of her left foot moved back and forth across the edges of the sheepskin rug. “Why don‟t you listen to the CD all the way through. he jammed his fingers into his . she noticed a letter that had been delivered a week ago. “You‟d like the other songs as well. it reminded her of being at home as a child when she used to sit in the family sitting room.” Rebecca glanced at David and then said. and pristine sheets of white A4 paper that she had disobediently pinched from her father‟s study. “Have you seen this flyer?” she said to her husband. too boring. and then a yawn. “Who‟s going to make the tea then?” was her third and most blatant attempt to get a drink before she died of thirst. who‟d been asleep on the sheepskin rug.” He went off into the kitchen while Rebecca. He was attempting to cover the whole repertoire of vowel sounds this afternoon.” Once more she didn‟t get a response. but I don‟t have the appetite for the outburst that might happen if my genius-daughterat-work is disturbed. Give only one answer to each question. Every three minutes and 50 seconds Katy got up to replay Kylie Minogue‟s version of „The Locomotion‟. Simultaneously. advertising exercises classes and a slimming club. “Just the thought of going for a workout makes me want to go and lie down. “I could do with something to perk me up. With her fingertips she began caressing the rough piping that ran along its seams. HOME COMFORT It was a lazy Sunday afternoon. He stood up. The clock struck three and Rebecca‟s elbow still rested on the arm of the tapestry-covered sofa. like a singer performing warm-up exercises. snuggled a bit further into the sofa.CAE Reading Part Three: Multiple Choice (Page 1. so of course she did it all the more. now started up with his own brand of baby chatter. On the lamp table next to the sofa. occasionally. “I suppose it‟s my turn. Rebecca had a sudden whiff of the glue that Katy was applying to make one of her artistic creations. She had kept it on the table as a reminder.
his happy babbling began to turn into a grizzle. from which dangled two clowns. “Mum. knowing that her tea would be the perfect temperature to drink in one go by the time he had had enough. “I‟ll try – just in case he‟s hungry. It was like those beaded curtains that used to be in fashion when Rebecca was a child. which meant that Rebecca not only saved face with her daughter. white and blue and a top bar. herself included. purple and silver shimmering plastic squares. which consisted of a tubular frame in patriotic colours of red. She bent down to scoop her son up. (It was a long time ago that she had achieved her gold star award in the trampoline. You‟re a treasure.” In the kitchen she warmed through the mush of potatoes and broccoli that Charlie liked and took it back through to be with Katy. but instead of beads this one was formed from a dazzling collection of pink. the baby was actually ready for a feed. Its surface was already scarred by two rings where hot drinks had been carelessly placed directly onto it. “Thanks. but showed that she had no need to feel guilty about sending her husband to make the tea. one on a swing and one in a position that Rebecca thought was called a pike. She couldn‟t remember which one of them had named it the „jingle-jangler‟ but it was very apt.” Katy said.” She settled down to feed Charlie. .mouth to make a sound approaching an elongated „w‟. David walked back in the sitting room that very minute. You‟ve only just fed him. Luckily. He lay underneath a baby gym. he doesn‟t want feeding again. The answer came from upstairs as they heard the sound of their older child passing through the curtain in the doorway of her bedroom. her cup of Earl Grey with its delicate scent of bergamot wobbling in its saucer. In his other hand he clutched a large mug. after a few minutes. Rebecca gave him a warning look that dared him not to put the cups down on the oak blanket box that served as their coffee table. “Where‟s Katy got to?” David said. Does Charlie want feeding again?” Rebecca asked in the baby voice that irritated them all.) Once Charlie made eye contact with Rebecca.
from remnants of human existence buried deep in the ground (11) .. However. that little piece of bone or the remains of an early human tool are (1) .. accounts (7) . 99% of human existence. you are interested in discovering more about the area where you live...... an extremely good understanding of early human development..Open Cloze For questions 1-15.. The first and easiest place to start your exploration of prehistory is of (12) .. a volunteer... Use only one word in each space.. The evidence of our pre-history can be found everywhere. the fact that there is no written evidence of the period we term PreHistory.. we have (3) . early settlements created that (9) . particularly (13) ..... You may (14) . ancient pathways and burial grounds. which predates the invention of writing... your local museum... This is the case (5) . is startling to note is that this period. It was (8) .. the years built (4) . this time that discoveries that shaped the human race were made. (2) . read the text below and write the word which best fits in each space. to become our major cities and (10) ... have a local archaeological group that would be prepared to let you work (15) .... (6) . general was the time when the very foundations of human civilisation were laid. .. often the only evidence we have of our early history. Pre-History That fragment of pottery.. a consequence of the work of archaeologists and others in this field.
D She does nothing in order to avoid a fuss. . D sad and upset. C It makes her feel more motivated. C guilty that she‟s being lazy. B he doesn‟t like the smell of her tea. What action does Rebecca take with her daughter? A She reprimands Katy for making a mess on the floor. 6. 3. D She thinks the slimming club is good value for money. 2. B a time when she was more sporty. Rebecca is worried when her husband brings in the drinks because A he might trip over Katy‟s equipment. D glad to have got her own way. What is Rebecca‟s attitude to the letter lying on the table? A The adverb‟s claims are misleading. D he might damage an item of furniture. 7. C is made up of unusual colours. B She hopes it will prompt her to take up exercise. C She appeals to Katy to play a wider range of music. Rebecca‟s mood at the start of the story is A calm and reflective. C restless and agitated. 2) 1. C feeling hungry. B makes a tinkling sound. The curtain referred to in Katy‟s bedroom A is identical in design to one from a previous generation. The position of the toy clown on Charlie‟s baby gym reminds Rebecca of A a toy she used to own. D keeps out the light at night.CAE Reading Part Three: Multiple Choice (Page 1. 4. 5. B surprised to hear her baby chattering. B She asks David to speak to Katy. B cross and irritable. Rebecca is A relieved that her baby is awake. C tea is dripping from the saucer. D exercising in the gym. When David first leaves the sitting room.
was the worthy winner of last year‟s Elizabeth Longford Prize. but whilst Nadel is clearly striving for accuracy one feels there ought to have been more sifting. the Earl of Surrey‟s only real crime it seems was leading an unsuccessful army campaign in France. Henry VIII's Last Victim. he was also a distinguished poet with a fine literary voice. a mere nine days before the king himself expired. The reviews may be chosen more than once. It is indeed delicious. That said. epic novel with an unforgettable heroine so wilful yet flawed that it calls to mind that other famous leading lady. appealed to other women through the letters page of a women‟s magazine. For questions 1-15. captures the fluidity of the role of women with a beautiful kind of precision. Although killed ostensibly for treason. Only 29. more mining for the gold amongst the biographical trivia. Early indications are that this blind date could lead to a deeper relationship. The Cooperative Correspondence Club was formed to offer comfort and support to wives. the publicity photograph. Henry Howard‟s victim status is owing to the fact that he was the final person to be executed by King Henry VIII. In addition. Nadel‟s tone is somewhat dry and academic and seems at odds with the brilliance of David Mamet‟s own writing. Mathematics professor. Scarlett O‟Hara in Gone With the Wind. Book Corner A round-up of the latest fiction and non-fiction from Beth Young. the woman known as Ubique (meaning „everywhere‟) little realised that she would be the trigger for the launch of a new and private magazine that would last for the next fifty years. Suri. C Devotees of playwright David Mamet. adding her own insightful commentary. 2) You are going to read an article containing reviews of recently-published books. And the quotes on the back cover have the effect of a bunch of friends saying to you. and flick through the book to look for the two essentials: entertainment and substance. You never quite know if this is the start of a beautiful relationship. D Can any Mother help me? is the true story of a desperately lonely mother who. We follow her journey to Bombay. David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre. A Reading a new novelist is a bit like asking a stranger out on a date. The story begins at a firework party in Delhi where Meera falls disastrously in love. the book offers a sound introduction to the life and career of the man hailed as one of America‟s most outstanding writers. „Go on. marriage and obsessive motherhood. B In Manil Suri‟s second outing The Age of Shiva we have a broad-sweeping. weighing in at 400-plus pages. you‟ll get on brilliantly‟. Beginner‟s Greek is described by The New York Times as a “great big sunny lemon chiffon pie of a novel” about romantic love amongst the American middle classes. with occasional flashbacks to a childhood that was marred by political turmoil. a persona which refutes his reputation as the spoilt son of the Duke of Norfolk. Jessie Child‟s debut historical biography. in 1935. The Life and Times of Henry Howard. often well-educated women. choose from reviews (A-F). . Writing under a pseudonym. Beginner‟s Greek by James Collins is certainly big on the latter. whose screen work includes Wag The Dog and the award-winning Glengarry Glen Ross may be less than enamoured of Ira Nadel‟s new biography. It may seem churlish to question the minutia of incidents that abound in this comprehensive tome. E Subtitled.Part Four: Multiple Matching (Page 1. who craved stimulation beyond the drudgery of family life. Jenna Bailey has done a superb job of organising and editing this compendium. You check the blurbs. Earl of Surrey.
. the handsome Captain Leo Waterhouse. Keneally made fans galore when Schindler‟s Ark was published and later made into the award-winning Steven Spielberg film.F This is the 25th outing for T. Grace looks back on her life to recall her courtship with the hero of the title. The Widow and Her Hero takes real life events during the Second World War as its inspiration and builds a tale of love and intrigue. Schindler‟s List. Leo is tragically killed whilst on a secret mission but it is many years before Grace discovers the facts about his death. Keneally but he‟s lost none of his writing powers. The Widow and Her Hero will bring him even more fans.
9) A book which includes too much factual detail. 13) A book that describes someone who was treated unfairly. 12) A mention of the profession of the author. 15) The style of writing failing to match the subject matter. 5) A character who finds out the truth about a situation. 2) A description of the opening scene. 14) A comparison between the main character and another. 10) A book which is a collection of contributions from other people. . 6) A hint that the author‟s future writing career will be positive. 11) The title of a book that was changed. 7) A book that would be appreciated by people without much previous knowledge of the subject.In which review are the following mentioned? 1) A story in which someone is unaware of the impact of their action. well-known one. 4) A humorous comparison with a real-life situation. 8) A book which has already won critical acclaim. 3) An author who exemplifies source material with their own analysis.