Abdullah Ben el- mesaud SECONDRY SCHOOL First year scientific classes

2005 /2006 DURATION : 2 Hours.

SECOND TERM ENGLISH EXAM

A newspaper reporter reports about himself
I am a newspaper reporter .I am not rich .I like my job and I am Good at it .I have a method of getting news from the ordinary man in the street ,for example, yesterday I needed information about entrainments for old people in the city .I went to a park , sat on a bench in the sun , and waited soon an old woman come and sat next me .I sat quietly for a moment , Then I unwrapped a chocolate bar noisily next , I offered her a piece of chocolate .After that she told me about herself .She doesn't have a real home. She and her two friends sleep in the bus -station. Later I offered her a cup of coffee and sandwich . I asked her a few questions . She needed money and a place to live . I gave her some money .Finally , I left the park , went to the office and typed up some notes for my column.

Section one: reading comprehension : A) Read the text carefully then say if the following statements are true or false :
1234the newspaper report is rich man . He like his job and he is Good at it. The reporter needed information about entrainments for young people . He gave an old woman some money.

B) Read the text carefully then answers the following questions :
1.Where did the reporter go ? 2.What did the old lady tell him ? 3 Where did she sleep ? 4. What kind information did the reporter need ?

SECTION TWO : MASTERY OF LANGUAGE
1. Find in text words closest in meaning to the following : Next = …………… gave =……………… reporter = ……………. 2. Find in text words opposite in meaning to the following : Went ≠ ……….. man ≠ …………. 3. pick out from the text four irregular verbs and give their infinitive . 4. pick out from the text two reporting verbs. 5. complete the sentences with :to , so as to , in order to - The hunter wanted to catch the tigers ………sell their beautiful fur . - He went to France ………..learn French . - He is studying mathematics ……… qualify for higher salary . - He sent tom to the post office ………..buy stamps .

I …………go to the bank . SECTION THREE : EXPRESSION WRITTEN Choose one of the following topics: 1 or 2 Topic One : complete the following dialogue : A: hello.. . B: ………………………………………………. If you can lend me the money. B: ………………………………………………. I would like to tell him . please . when he arrives from setif to meet me in essalam coffe. I ……. he wont come tonight . Topic One : write invitation to your friend .6.. A: thank you . abcd- complete the sentences with : must . needn't People ……………respect their country's lows. A: yes . they are very dirty . You ………wait him . good bye ... a friend of Ahmed. please ? B: ………………………………………………. A: this is Rachid . is this benrabeh's house . invite him or her to your party.wash my hand .

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