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1. d); 2. c); 3. a); 4. b); 5. c); 6. b); 7. c); 8. c); 9. a); 10. a).
1. a) emphasis; b) grammar; c) overlooked; d) argue; e) able;
f) recognize; g) to; h) structures; i) done; j) interdependence.
2. a) grammatical; b) distinctions; c) nonstandard;
d) geographical; e) problematic; f) boundaries; g) researchers;
h) criteria; i) media; j) largely.
1. a) wives; b) tomatoes; c) torches; d) halves; e) days;
f) media; g) countries; h) brushes; i) buses; j) chiefs;
k) potatoes; l) books; m) tobaccos ; n) studies; o) safes;
p) roofs; q) cargoes; r) shelves; s) criteria; t) lives;
u) phenomena; v) crises; w) analyses; x) toys; y) series;
z) ladies.
2. a) fathers-in-law; b) frying pans; c) painkillers;
d) godmothers; e) taxi-drivers; f) pen-pals; g) passers-by;
h) pillowcases; i) headaches; j) takeovers.
Singular form
Plural form
4. a) a piece of; b) a glass/bottle of; c) a speck of; d) a jar of;
e) a rasher of; f) a kilo/pound of; g) a slice/loaf of; h) a tube of;
i) a(n) item/piece of; j) a pair of; k) a stroke of.
5. a) is; b) is; c) is; d) is; e) are; f) is; g) is; h) is; i) are; j) is;
k) was; l) are; m) are; n) is; o) are.
6. a) was; b) is; c) were; d) are; e) is/are; f) is; g) is; h) is;
i) is; j) is; k) are; l) is; m) is; n) is; o) is/are; p) is/are; q) was;
r) are; s) are; t) was.
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a) Some. a few. will make. 2. i) nothing. i) the. k) the. 3 e. h) -. 4. a little. g) someone. 7. q) -. o) The Netherlands. g) talented. p) 12). 3. 3) D. h) overcome. h) few. c) hardly anything. h) literature. g) The Guardian / the UK. b) few. a) plenty of. e) extrovert. little. b) did/had done. 4.Key 2. f) enough. n) -. 2. a little. Module 3 Reading 1.c). B 3. l) The White House. 9 h. f) the. r) the.a). 2 d. 10. 2. c) 15). h) Take. g) -. 3. c) take. f) make. b) quiet. n) make.c). l) -. g) 8). 8. o) -. m) do. e) 7). d) product. a) reliable. g) much. 5) A. p) -. 7 b. i) Chinese food.g). 4) E. c) do. c) The. h) ambitious. h) did/does/is doing/will do. the Queen. 5 a. d) put. 2. a) the. l) do. 8 a.i). any. b) 13). i) puts. m) Regent’s Park. a few. c) economic. a. 2. j) The Queen. i) 2). 6. no. d) make. b) the. g) a little. had made. f) No one. 9 b. a) 6). 5 c.f). j) a few. Module 2 Reading 1. e) do/have done. t) -. e) little. j) 16). f) -.d). fragment B does not belong to the text. Vocabulary 1.e). n) university. s) -. e) some. f) little. m) 4). Grammar 1. j) -. b) none of. few. m) the. i) is doing. c) Some. e) do. b) someone. g) irrelevant. b) The fish.a). a.j). d) The lunch. 5. c) the. d) -. f) passionate. a few. f) Ice. 1) C. k) The Duke of Essex. b) agreement. 3. 1 c. 3 c. do.b). the Championship. d) 1). d) anyone. a) make. b) Make. i) any. a) the. d) some. 10 f. h) the. 6. g) doing. j) no one. g) Do. 1. c) little. n) 11). h) something. f) 14). c) hard-working. duck. f) popular.d). c) any. e) a few. a) fish. d) laid-back. Vocabulary 1. e) ice. 4 j. f) did. j) Many. 6 b. Talking 1. e) -. Buckingham Palace.b). d) a little. 6 a. b) some. e) organization. i) little. 9.h). d) -. 2. 7 i. 8 g. b) a. 1. q) 5). a) competitors. i) unpredictable. 5. h) 10).e). g) the. 5. j) have made. a) a few. k) 3). d) some. j) takes. e) -. a) something. a) make. 2) F. e) anything. 4 b. 125│Marius Velică • PARTNER . 2. 3. o) 17). c) lunch. k) make. h) no. o) make. l) 9). 4. 7. a few.

civil guard).d). 5. j) (have) persuaded. h) are. . Marius Velică • PARTNER│126 . public health. creating the necessary premises so that sound local budget be structured and adopted. c) are.e). d). c) with. smells. h) have already complained. Reading 1. 1. community police. g) it. n) is going. d) from. a) 1. Module 4 Starting up 2. a).amending the Law of Local Public Finance so that finance sources be provided for the normal functioning of public services at the level of each local community. b) on. fire-fighters. b) is being. F. e) are smelling. looks. q) has always been. 3. b). have. 5. b) they. d) is appearing. 2. g) work. k) is picking up. f) has bought. c). 7. Home assignment 1. 5. capable of insuring the financing of activities of community interest. together with the respective funds from the state budget in the responsibility of the local public authorities. d). 9. c) 4. 2. J. d) have recently received. b) shortly.accelerating the process of decentralising public services. j) about. i) has found. 2 b. 8. 3. don’t see / see. a) is writing.c). a) within the next few years. 2. am not having.j). e) wants.g). c) at last. b) join. 3. appears. Vocabulary 1. e) about. G. a). . e) they. i) on. b). c) their.f).district and local councils. think. the management and financing of certain activities will be taken over by local administration authorities . am feeling. D. f) one day. c) are weighing.i). m) feels.a). c) sends.Key i) straighten. 6. j) sendee / sender.d) Grammar 1. g) at. e). 3 a. e) by 2020. 4. s) tastes. 3. b) has been working. 2. t) is still thinking. weigh. 10. 1. f) live. f) our. E. i) don’t understand. a) am writing.b). 3. B. 5. d. A. Decentralising public services and consolidating local administrative and financial autonomy will be achieved through: . C. h) of. b. d) needs. l) have been doing.e). f) at. i) have already started. g) feels. which must become the main source of revenue for local budgets. . l) is dialing. e) 7.f). d. d) 8. e) have been trying. h) has. j) needs. a) for. g) has been searching. in. e). I. 3.c). r) smells. o) has been working. f) am seeing.h). H. d) its. b) 6. a) is thinking. p) has drunk. tastes. f) 2. 6. a) their/its.resettling on more equitable bases local taxes. 4. 4. c and e.transferring certain activities concerning public services destined to local communities (education. j) agree. d).b). is tasting. k) are using. d) lately. g) 3.a). realize.

d) The European dimension is the 127│Marius Velică • PARTNER . b.Key Grammar 1. b) It serves public management and public administrations in their adaptation to the European integration process.S. access to part or all of the network and to any shared resources (such as printers). 14) Yours faithfully. except that they have an administrative function and are devoted entirely to monitoring and controlling W. 2) Galati University. j) What did they steal? Talking 2. The red line represents the larger network connection between servers. called work stations (W. 10) for. a) government. 9) lives. 5) didn’t know. d) cost.S. d) When did you return …?. c) It trains European public officials. c) boroughs.). i) parish. 8) had had. f) conducted. c) Where did you go …?. 3. across thousands of miles. Reading 1. c) has risen. The local area network shown on the left is representative of the setup used in many offices and companies. A modem (modulator/demodulator) allows computers to transfer information across standard telephone lines. h) local. Computer Networking Networks are connections between groups of computers and associated devices that allow users to transfer information electronically. 6) had happened. the blue line shows local connections. b) Did you lock…?. f) How did you know …?. h) Did you speak …?. 10) will take / may take. h) have increased. 1) was just leaving. f) civic. 7) was carrying. 3) promised. 1) job.. b) have been. 3. 1) F. d. 6) to live. 12) do. g) showed. a) was. 11) am. d) dates. making it possible for computers to communicate. j) Law. 7) to work. 6) B 2. or network. j) has not increased. Module 5 Starting up 2. 5) six-month. e) What did you see …?. i) Why did the burglars choose …?. Servers are computers exactly like the W. (Microsoft® Encarta® Reference Library 2003) Home assignment 2. 9) was waiting. g) throughout. 4) (has) happened.S. b) self-government. 4) Recently. 2) haven’t received. e) were. 2) E. 8) marry. 3) D. a) European Institute for Public Administration. 4) C. 5) A. communicate to each other via cable or telephone line linking to servers. g) When did you call …?. i) have targeted. Individual computers. Modems convert digital signals into analog signals and back again. e) onwards. 13) for me to come. 2. called the backbone. 3) an.

h) The European Institute of Public Administration will best meet the demand for quality required in the services it supplies by combining this partnership approach with all the characteristics that have made it unique from the beginning. l) … before had we contracted this firm. 8) j. 11. 6. these areas are often called pillars. g) 4. 3. f) (mass)media. f) … the main hall is open will Thomas take photos of it. j) 10. 13. 7) g. b. i) 15. b. e) consortium. a. c. b. b) … only for its services is the company famous. g) ‘The Institute is without equal in its capacity to fuel increasingly diversified and specialised training – through its own research potential –. 3. b) complained. b. e) The European Union admitted 10 new members in 2004. g) power. b) 9. 5. e) … too late did the policemen see the burglar. a) upgraded. a) repeat. the EU is built around three areas of cooperation among member states. b. i) … have we ever heard such enchanting chorus music. a. b. a) 6. a. h) … was neither impressive nor old. 5) d. the decisions of these bodies are binding over the member states. i) community. c) survey. c. f) 7. k) local. a) … did we realise we hadn’t mailed the letters. 10. c) 12. h) take. h) 8. 4) i. e) offset. the third pillar is the European Community (EC). a. g) … no circumstances could the secretary have been more superficial. j) councils. l) taxes. (Adapted from Microsoft ® Encarta ® Reference Library 2003) Module 6 Starting up 1. 1) h. to organise activities in a multinational environment. 15. Vocabulary 1. 2. it is famous for its products as well. d) responsible. Marius Velică • PARTNER│128 . 2) f. 1. 12. c. d) overcharging. c) under-subscribed. 14.’ said the Director-General. c) … can you leave the office today. 3) a. d) 5. k) … did Mike know what to do first. 4. c. 3. 8. e) 14. 10) e. j) … is this computer used. are based primarily on voluntary cooperation among member governments. Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) and Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).Key raison d'être of the Institute in its main objective of providing training to civil services. 9. 7. c. two of the pillars. which includes the major governing bodies of the EU. a. a. 9) c. b) outvoted. 6) b. Grammar 1. b. 2. a. d) … should you enter the conference room. Talking Structure of the European Union: this illustration shows the major governing bodies of the European Union (EU) and how they are related to each other. f) Both the national and the regional level. b.

i) voters. III. g) network. e) lose. c) gone off it. II. 6. 8. f) 9. g) may / might be writing. f) authority. f) service. 2. e) aim. 4) d . 7. 13) must. V. d) call it off. d) could / should / ought to have asked. C. c) although. a) talk it over. d) should be / ought to be / should have been / ought to have been). b) 2. 3. b) never. f) become. i) ideologie. d) for. 11) Would. h) build up. l) 11. Vocabulary 1. Vocabulary 1. 1) d . 3. m) candidat. g) per. 2) b . 2. o) circumscripţie electorală. j) cost-effectively. e) give it up. 2. i) look after it. o) 1. e). F. 4. C. 2. 3. j) should be able to pass. T. n) 13. g) get over it. a) spend. a) should / ought to be treated. f) can’t / couldn’t be. c) needn’t / don’t have to / don’t need to dress. c) might have. a) councillors. g) 1. e) get through. Grammar 1. 3. j) wards. 14) must. 5. 2) need to / have to. a) providing. a) prag electoral. 5. h) might have / could have / should have / ought to have told. e) 4.Key k) 3. b) exchange. Reading A. f) look into it. f) opoziţie. n) Cabinet. e) can’t be / couldn’t be. c) independent. 8) a. l) cameră. d) referendum. b) try it out. 1) haven’t been able to / couldn’t. 129│Marius Velică • PARTNER . 9) c. 4. d) 3. a) could have. h) a candida pentru Parlament. e) statute. 6) needn’t have. 4) must have. b) unit. 10. Module 7 Starting up 3. 6) a . j) 10. 5) c . h) turn it down. F. h) 7. 12) don’t have to / don’t need to / needn’t. a) unnecessary. j) work it out. d) only. j) a alege. h) illegally. i) other. 1. c) legal. h) county. 2. g) by. 15) should / ought to. i) 6. b) a vota. IV. k) politică / program politic. i) feel. m) 2. Reading 1. b) must / have to / are to comply. a) 5. f) can’t have / couldn’t have. 7) can / could. j) make. T. c) 8. 2. 9) didn’t need to. g) majoritate. d) get to. B. T. e) grupare / aripă de stânga / dreapta . F. 8) can’t. F. 3. 9. 5) can / could. T. b) for. 3) c . g) must have. e) may / might / could be. c) primar. h) is allowed to / is permitted to / may / can enter. 7) a. 10) Shall. 3) couldn’t. i) can’t have been sent. c) answer. d) national / general. b) may / might. I.

f) Why couldn’t I/you come?. 8) bleeding. 9) to try. 13) trying. 11) to improve. c) Where do we live?.1. q) moving. (Sursa: http://www. h) wasn’t there. intarirea autoritatii statului si a raspunderii acestuia. g) did they. h) you have taken any days off. perfectionarea manage-mentului in administratie. j) didn’t he. l) cleaning. d) were they. a) Whose coat is this?. d) to see. j) To be honest. f) to mail. 2) to find. Programul urmareste realizarea criteriilor de aderare la Uniunea Europeana.) Marius Velică • PARTNER│130 .ro/romana/obiective/afis-docdiverse-rom. j) to inform. e) subsidiary means. i) how old your daughters are. e) How long has he been working here?. g) to come. 5) to have. f) don’t they. m) to have. d) telling. h) to have been taking. asigurarea coerentei si stabilitatii acestuia. l) hasn’t he. d) what make your car is. k) isn’t it. i) to have started. a) aren’t you. 4) going. b) to call. depolitizarea structurilor administratiei publice. b) Who lives in the centre of the town?. 9. Reforma administratiei publice centrale si locale Programul guvernamental abordeaza frontal accelerarea reformei administratiei publice centrale si locale. o) to wake. c) didn’t we. c) going. i) Where has he gone?. Programul de guvernare privind administratia publica centrala si locala are la baza urmatoarele obiective fundamentale: restructurarea profunda a administratiei publice centrale si locale. stoparea birocratiei. 4. demilitarizarea treptata a unor servicii comunitare. pornind de la evaluarea critica a Comisiei Europene a situatiei actuale din acest domeniu. i) aren’t I. c) to be working. h) How often do we eat pizza in this restaurant?. s) to join. m) will you. f) he had bought the house when he got married. DEZVOLTAREA REGIONALA. g) to have. 12) being taught. n) to cope. n) shall we. h) to solve/meet. g) I am going to be late. aplicarea unor politici rationale de dezvoltare si modernizare a localitatilor rurale si urbane. armonizarea cadrului legislativ cu reglementarile din Uniunea Europeana. j) he is planning to move house. 6) to say. k) informing. eliminarea clientelismului politic. Home assignment 1. demonstrand ca Romania isi poate intari treptat capacitatea administrativa de a face fata obligatiilor care ii revin in calitate de viitor stat membru. f) to have passed. CAPITOLUL IX. a) to come. e) to hear. c) you saw the Director General. d) How was Susan travelling that day?. i) drinking/drinking. b) there are any vacancies left. a) calling. coerenta actului administrativ. r) working. b) hasn’t he. e) could 2. 3) to be. schimbarea de fond a raportului dintre administratie si cetatean. g) What did she look like / was she like that evening?. 6. REFORMA ADMINISTRATIEI PUBLICE CENTRALE SI LOCALE. descentralizarea serviciilor publice si consolidarea autonomiei administrative si financiare. 3. 10) going. b) to be getting. 14) to find. o) was there. 1) to get. 15) staying. j) Who was the textbook written by? 5. 7) to make.Key Grammar 1. e) to have typed. p) to find. a) she is going to tell us the whole story. In acest cadru.

31. d). b). 6. 20. drastically reducing the number of individuals on leadership position within central and local public administration (deputy secretaries general. a). b). a). 39. 2. The Ministry of Development and Prognosis. 3. 9. 32. 24. e). 16.1. with domestic and foreign investors. in ministries (The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. b). . for prefectures and decentralised public service will be clearly set through Cabinet decisions. 7. d). diminishing the number of departments. d). c). 10. executives. e). 4. a). services and bureaus). and in local public authorities. reorienting the activity of certain ministries and by abolishing a significant number of governmental agencies. b). 19. 25. establishing a series of new ministries. e). 21. aimed at rendering the governing more efficient. The Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises and of Cooperation). managers. 5. a) clear performance criteria will be set for public servants and their activity will be evaluated on daily basis. of local and district councils and of city halls. 33. e). The Ministry of Public Information. In order to consolidate the administrative capacity of governmental structures. services and bureaus in central and local public administration. 13. heads of offices. subordinating a series of governmental agencies directly to ministries. 17. e). 8. headed by secretaries of state. 30. b). establishing. 35. 26. dealing with the relations with the Parliament. a). (Source: http://www. in conformity with legal provision of a series of flexible and efficient organisation structures concerning the functioning of ministries and governmental agencies. 11. e). 23. offices. d). labour unions and employers' association. within the structure of ministries of a series of The Ministry of Tourism). 28. […] The restructuring of the central and local public administration will be achieved mainly through: restructuring of the Government. boards. a). a). in order to insure a coherent and efficient activity and normal functional relations. c). which have proven utterly inefficient. 14. 15. of prefectures. c). establishing. with European integration and foreign relations. 27. a).) Exam Practice 1 Section A: 40 items – 40 points 1. b). 40. 22. c). e). gradually reducing by around 30% the overall personnel in ministries and governmental agencies. e). a). 18. 29. A profound restructuring in central and local public administration. b). 37. a). c). 12. general boards. 38. c). 34. Section B: 30 items – 60 points 131│Marius Velică • PARTNER d).a). in order to meet the priorities of economic recovery and of preparing Romania to join the European Union (The Ministry for European Integration. unifying and transforming a series of governmental agencies. d). the objectives. b). deputy executives. 36.Key 2. deputy managers. prerogatives and responsibilities of each ministry and public central authority. 9. d).

60. 63. a). f) consistent. Module 8 Starting up 2. 51. 46. b). c) body. Country Albania Austria Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Rep. 59. a). e) deal. 66. b). b). 42. 52. d). 53. b). 68. a). 64. e). 67. e). Denmark Estonia Finland France FYRO Macedonia Germany Greece Holland/the Netherlands Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Malta Norway Poland Portugal Romania Spain Slovakia Sweden Switzerland Turkey People the Albanians the Austrians the Belgians the Bosnians/ Bosniaks the Bulgarians the Croats the Cypriots the Czechs the Danes the Estonians the Finns the French the Macedonians the Serbs the Germans the Greeks the Dutch the the the the the the the the the the the the the the the Hungarians Irish Italians Latvians Lithuanians Maltese Norwegians Poles Portuguese Romanians Spaniards Slovaks Swedes Swiss Turks Inhabitant an Albanian an Austrian a Belgian a Bosnian Adjective Albanian Austrian Belgian Bosnian a Bulgarian a Croat a Cypriot a Czech a Dane an Estonian a Finn a Frenchman/Frenchwoman a Macedonian a Serb a German a Greek a Dutchman/ Dutchwoman a Hungarian an Irishman/Irishwoman an Italian a Latvian a Lithuanian a Maltese a Norwegian a Pole a Portuguese a Romanian a Spaniard a Slovak a Swede a Swiss a Turk Bulgarian Croatian Cypriot Czech Danish Estonian Finnish French Macedonian Serbian German Greek Dutch Hungarian Irish Italian Latvian Lithuanian Maltese Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Spanish Slovak Swedish Swiss Turkish Marius Velică • PARTNER│132 . b). 45. 54. 69. a). d). 57. 55. a). 43. Vocabulary 1. b). d). 65. a). d). c). 58. a). e). 61. d). 56. b) grown. a). 62. d) policies. 70. a) membership.Key 41. 49. c). b). a). 47. 44. g) until. 50. d). b). h) integration. i) slowdown. j) Treaty. 48. Reading 1. c). e). e).

4) b. a) for. g) tell. d) had said/said. 3) i. i) into. g) out. 6) a.’ James said. because they had organized interviews the month before. d) up. b) away. I’m already prepared to speak about our next project. h) out of. or this is going to be our last project together. l) of. m) to. e) asked. Peter explained that the number of employees had been reduced the result being that the company is understaffed. She added that the company should take greater care in selecting the staff. j) tell. k) for. e) for. j) for. but you should acknowledge my contribution too. the next point on the agenda … 3. c) had been asked. 5) h. ‘I haven’t done such thing! I only tried to emphasise the strong points of the project. n) of. ‘All right then. a) out of. c) back.Key the UK Yugoslavia the the the the the British English Scots Welsh Yugoslavs an Englishman/ Englishwoman a Scotsman/Scotswoman a Welshman/Welshwoman a Yugoslav British English Scottish Welsh Yugoslav 2. 2) g. “What a lovely idea! Why don’t we prepare a short presentation of our latest project?’ Nicole said. j) off. 7) d. Susan answered that it was too soon / she thought the following week was too soon. Paul suggested subcontracting / that the company could subcontract which could avoid employing unqualified staff. b) told. h) asked. 'Nicole.’ James explained. 3. and the results are / were not satisfactory. Further. 2. Mike said that a lot of suppliers had complained about the quality of the company’s services. would you like to join me in the regional conference that is held at the City Hall this afternoon?’ James asked. f) said. 10) f. Grammar 1. I’ll go. Mike concluded by asking Paul to make the necessary arrangements and commented that he disliked being notified about the poor quality of the company’s services. e) over. 1) e. a) said. Mike wondered what they could do about that / what could be done about that. Talking 2. i) out of. ‘Well … mm … possibly. f) in. h) with. But I’ll walk out if you start boasting about your contribution to the project like the last time!’ Nicole threatened. he asked Susan if they could arrange for a series of interviews the following week. b) in. ‘Even better. too. 8) c. f) to. 9) j. g) about. d) between.’ Nicole said. Then. i) said. o) in. c) of. 133│Marius Velică • PARTNER .

a). sociology.North. 10. b) system. b). if . in.Boin and Hart. organisation science. 3. 15. a) and b). political science. 3. j) in. 1993. well. b). would have found out. 2. 1995. 10. c) resides. 3) f) . a). b) F. 2. c) speculation. Module 10 Reading A. 7. d) implementation. about. b). 7. 4) b). 9. f) shall invite. f) the. a) broadest. 9. 3. b). have finished. Vocabulary 1. 10. 11 such. c). 7. a). 4. 4. 7. i) F. c). up. 1) i) . Talking 2. d). 5. 3. e) Group. 3. is. i) interest.Key Module 9 Starting up 2.Lane and Ersson. c) preparatory. would like. 7) e) – Terry. 3. 1998. 1999. c). Marius Velică • PARTNER│134 . d) are. g) welcome. a) pay. 6. Reading 1. Paragraphs 9) and 10) do not belong to the text. Vocabulary 1. 6. c). 3) e). j) T. b) if. f) themselves.c). d) F. 1. b). Kingdon. h) F. 6. d) invitation.Keeler. 10. e) F. b) will have. d). i) citizenship.Cortell & Peterson. 2. 2. b). d) unless. 3. 2000. 8. e) of. h) defective. 3. b) complaints. b). h) states. c). e) criticism. e) reflecting on the past. 1997. a) unless. j) structure. 13. 8. 1995. 4. 1. Grammar 1. 2) d). 2. 4. b). 9) h) . B. 14. f) T. d) however. 4) a) . 1. h) particular.b). a). 4. 5. 2) c) . c) suspicious. a) T. 8. 8) g) . b) warning. g) equipment. 6) b) . 5. d) permission. a). b) and c). 12. 1987. e) had done. c) If not. c). 2. Hart.Bjork. would be able. i) reasonable. 8. 3. c) would be. 3. b) and c). f) behaviour. 3. 5. 5) j) Scharpf. would have tried.3. 1. g) without. j) thankful. 2. 9. economy. b) and c). e) had made. will have. greater. e) if/provided that. c) expanded. c). a) exhausting. want. 10) d) Lehrer. b) won’t be. a) call. time. public law. 2000. 9. much. 1) a). 1996.Cortell and Peterson. g) Stop. d) paid. g) T. a) promise. a) and c). a) administrations. b) is. 5) c). 6. e). 1999. c) T. 1990.

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