Dirección General de Políticas Educativas y Ordenación Académica

ER – 0682/2007

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PRUEBA TERMINAL ESPECÍFICA DE CERTIFICACIÓN DE NIVEL INTERMEDIO DE IDIOMA INGLÉS

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INSTRUCCIONES A continuación. It tastes horrible C. Hay dos tipos de preguntas. Ejemplo 3: How many people were in the car? Five people / (5) Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. tache la respuesta equivocada y rodee la opción que crea verdadera. It is too small Si se confunde. Ejemplo 1: What does the student think about breakfast in the school? A. En este caso se hace una pregunta o se presenta una frase incompleta y a continuación hay una serie de respuestas posibles o de frases que la completan. It is too small En otro tipo de preguntas tendrá que responder con una palabra. En este tipo de preguntas tendrá que rodear con un círculo la letra de la opción verdadera. It tastes horrible C. It is too early B. escribiendo la respuesta en el espacio proporcionado. En unas tendrá que elegir la respuesta correcta. Los ejercicios de comprensión de lectura tienen una estructura similar: se presenta un texto y a partir de él se hacen una serie de preguntas. frase o número. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 2 . Sólo una de las opciones es verdadera. Comprensión de lectura. Ejemplo 2: What does the student think about breakfast in the school? A. It is too early B. usted va a realizar una prueba que contiene tres ejercicios de comprensión de lectura.

Dispone de tiempo suficiente. deberá contestar 30 preguntas para completar esta prueba.Si se confunde. PUEDE EMPEZAR. Utilice únicamente bolígrafo azul o negro y asegúrese de que su teléfono móvil o dispositivos electrónicos estén desconectados durante toda la prueba. Trabaje concentradamente. Ejemplo 4: How many people were in the car? Five people / (5) Four people (4) En total. Tiene 60 minutos para responder las preguntas de este cuadernillo. Si no tiene dudas. Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 3 . JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. PUEDE REALIZAR LOS EJERCICIOS EN EL ORDEN QUE QUIERA. No olvide leer atentamente todas las instrucciones. no hable ni se levante de la silla. Si tiene alguna duda levante la mano y espere en silencio a que el profesor o profesora se acerque a su mesa. tache la respuesta equivocada y vuelva a escribir la que considere correcta. Comprensión de lectura.

visit the U. Don't assume you don't need one: Call your destination's embassy in advance to learn visa requirements. Comprensión de lectura. fees. now requires Americans to obtain a visa prior to departure and charges a $100 fee. An extract from a guide book C. Plan ahead as some countries require passports to be valid at least six months prior to your arrival. has a simple online visa application costing $14 (20 AUD). on the other hand. 1. passports and visas are always necessary everywhere you go B. Acquiring a visa can also be a challenge. embassies will always inform you in advance C. According to the text … A. Parents: Keep in mind a new State Department rule: Young travellers (age 14 and under) must apply in person for a passport or renewal. 4. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 4 . JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. Brazil.COMPRENSIÓN DE LECTURA EJERCICIO 1 Some interesting tips for a good journey Passports/Visas Obtaining travel documents for your trip has become more complicated due to tightened security post 9/11. What type of text is this? A. State Department online. Australia.S. are allowed to travel without a passport can apply for a passport online are required to apply for a passport to travel abroad C. A news article B. B.$85 and have a turnaround processing time averaging six weeks (expedited service costs an extra $60). Passport application processing … A. costs more than $85 if you need it immediately C. sometimes. Passports cost $55. A brochure 2. Children under 14… A. must be planned two weeks beforehand 3. takes about a fortnight B. for example. and application processing times as they can vary widely. it requires a lot of effort to get a visa Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. For a country-by-country list of document requirements and American passport guidance.

you should not take precious things on the plane C.Luggage Logic "The best packing question a traveller can ask is: Do people where I'm headed live without this item?" says Doug Dyment. C. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. jewellery)." With this you can bump up the liability to as high as $5. One Bag. cameras. whose website. ask for "excess valuation. Additionally. 5. The main idea of this paragraph is … A. credit cards. unattended luggage is more likely to be stolen on the plane customs officers only search hand luggage to avoid thefts checked luggage is more likely to be stolen lately Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. According to the text… A. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 5 . travel vouchers). To insure your luggage. Comprensión de lectura. Additional tips: Never check luggage containing valuables (cash. the travel itinerary should be given to the traveller and he should keep it in his pocket 7. you do not need to take much luggage to enjoy a good trip B. keys. you can get good compensation if you travel by plane 6. with checked luggage now subject to routine hand searches and increased opportunity for theft.000. According to the writer… A. The cost: about $1 per $100 of coverage. offers packing tips. fragile items (eyeglasses. B. bottles). Stick a copy of your travel itinerary in an outside pocket of your luggage so that if it's lost the airline has a better chance of tracking you down while you're travelling. this gives the airline more incentive not to lose your luggage. or critical items (medicine. This advice is even more important lately. you'll be better off with less. In brief. airline companies will send you a copy of the travel itinerary so you do not get lost B a good traveller will put a copy of the travel itinerary somewhere visible C.

take a No-Jet-Lag tablet B. you’d better not change your daily routine so as not to feel jet lag C. an accurate watch on board will help with the jet lag 10.000 Leave Jet Lag Behind Jet lag happens when the body's inner clock falls out of sync with daily cycles of light. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. No-Jet-Lag ($10 for 32 tablets) is a homeopathic supplement that eases transitions to new time zones. eat light meals.000 will pay you $100 for any loss should pay you $5. According to the text. and rest. The writer points out that … A. have a shower and a long nap at your destination C. but avoid sugary. 9.8. and keep hydrated. On arrival. and adjust sleep and meals accordingly. The excess valuation insurance… A. B C might pay you up to $5. During the flight. do isometric exercises. a good sleep taken a few days prior to the journey will lessen the effect of jet lag B. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 6 . alcoholic. Some medical experts estimate that travellers require a day of recovery for every time zone crossed—but who can wait that long? Minimize the effects by getting several good nights of sleep before your trip. Set your watch to your destination time when you board the plane. shower and throw yourself into your new schedule—avoid naps. to help prevent jet lag from happening … A. Comprensión de lectura. or caffeinated drinks. meals. have nothing to eat on board Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés.

Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 7 . Comprensión de lectura.

they are not charities. use an ATM or talk with bank employees. Congratulations you already have your bank account!!! Final Tips & Warnings Open your accounts at a bank near your home so that it’s convenient for you to make deposits. You’ll need to provide simple details like your name and birthday. as well as your Social Security or Passport Number. If not.e. Find out what they think and whether they are satisfied with their own banks. Contrast this with banks where the customers are just customers. When contrasted with checking accounts. Comprensión de lectura. What type of institution do you want? a credit union? i. Consider how many ATMs the bank offers. an account designed to simply hold money that you do not need immediate access to. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación.EJERCICIO 2 Lisa has worked in large and small institutions. This is to protect them against risk and comply with a variety of regulations. whereas if you do it in person you should just sign some documents. an institution owned by the “members” or customers. However.000. bank savings accounts tend to pay a slightly higher rate. you complete this step by clicking an “I Agree” (or similar) button. which means that your money is insured up to $100. Credit unions are non-profit organizations that strive for service over profitability. However. Currently she works as a consultant. dedicate an afternoon to shop around with a friend. anywhere. if you only want to open it in person you can just show up at the branch during business hours where you can just chat with a banker who will help you open the best account for your needs. She has helped countless businesses find the right products and services for their needs. To open a bank account you should follow these simple steps: Step 1: Choose an Institution Talk with friends and relatives about where they have their accounts. Step 3: Go to the Bank or Website & pick the Product You Want The advantage of opening a bank account online is that you can do it at any hour. Step 5: Agree to Terms You’ll have to agree to abide by certain rules and accept responsibility for certain actions. If you open bank accounts online. including large banking outfits. Step 4: Provide Your Information Banks do not open accounts without certain details about you. Banks answer to profitability – usually shareholders own a bank. Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. brokerage houses. but allows you to write checks. Step 2: Decide the account you want What type of account do you want? A savings account? i. whereas a checking account generally does not generate interest.e. Make sure that any bank with which you open your account is FDIC-insured. and small credit unions. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 8 . You will also need to provide a government ID or Driver’s License number. whether they charge a fee and whether 24-hour customer service is available by phone.

. According to the reading. an accountant a stoke broker a legal advisor a financial expert 13. C.11. Visit different banks Ask your relatives Go shopping with friends Surf for information on the net 14. D. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 9 .… A. C. Credit unions are institutions. B. D.. D. D. Comprensión de lectura. C. whose main goal is profitability which are owned by the clients which are not always interested in money where the shareholders are the owners Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. C. gets free check writing gets some interest benefits has free access to their money receives no interest for their money 15. What does the highlighted term ‘shop around’ in this text mean? A. B. A. A.. in a ‘savings account’ in many cases the client. A legal document An information leaflet An instruction manual An annual financial report 12. What does Lisa do at the moment? She is.. B. B. What kind of text is this? A. D. C. B.

According to the text.. B. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. C. C. B. why is it important to open a bank account not far from your home? In order to have. B. According to the text. C. your money insured cash dispensers nearby free 24h customer service access to several ATM machines 20. What is the main purpose of the reading? A. D. can do it on Sunday get personalised service may chat with the banker are restricted to business hours 17. Comprensión de lectura. B.16.. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 10 . C. A. D. To assess the readers on investments To warn the readers of possible problems To show the readers how simple this process is To give the readers detailed financial information Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. What is the main advantage of opening a bank account online? You… A. why do some banks need some personal information about you? A. Violate Promote Conform to Accommodate to 19. D. D. C. What does the highlighted term ‘abide by’ in the text mean? A. B. To observe the Law To protect themselves from risk To mail you your account balance To know your Social Security number 18. D.

Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 11 . JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. Comprensión de lectura.

I think it's a dress. with a touch of blue in it. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 12 . Bixby: "Good heavens! What's he brought? What a big box! Was there a message?" There had been no message. Bixby was standing at the station in Baltimore. But don't be afraid. Then. Bixby was thinking how different it all was from her dull husband at home. Bixby's absence he amused himself by riding horses and hunting. Bixby found a place where she could open the box in private. waiting for the train to take her back to New York.EJERCICIO 3 Mrs Bixby and the Colonel’s coat Once a month she would get on a train and travel to Baltimore to visit her old Aunt Maude. my dear. I'll try to guess the colour as well. my dear. Also how much it cost. Mrs. as well. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. after one visit just before Christmas.." (Extract from Mrs Bixby and the Colonel’s coat by Roal Dahl) 21. So sit absolutely still and think. sit still and keep calm and start thinking. as deep rich blue. I won't look. The fur was almost pure black.. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Take a train C. Bixby thought to herself: "I think he's done this on purpose just to annoy me. only a few loyal servants.. Visit a Colonel D. But what had it cost? She hardly dared to think. Comprensión de lectura. He knew perfectly well I wouldn't be able to keep it. a farewell note from the Colonel! He had heard her say once how fond she was of mink and asked her to accept it as a farewell gift. and never once did Mrs. and exactly what it looks like. What she really did was see a gentleman known as the Colonel and spend all her time in Baltimore in his company. What did Mrs Bixby use to do once a month? A. when suddenly one of the Colonel's servants appeared through the crowd and presented her with a large cardboard box. He had no wife and no family.. But I must have this coat! I must! Very well. Good heavens! It can't be true. Year after year the pleasant friendship between Mrs. For his own personal reasons he would not be able to see her anymore. At least that was what she told her husband. as well. Or it might be a lot of beautiful underclothes. and as soon as she was on the train. Bixby: "How exciting! A Christmas present from the Colonel. Bixby's dentist husband suspect the truth. and in Mrs. Visit her aunt B. The man has never been able to understand very much apart from his business. Bixby and the Colonel continued without a problem." What the Colonel had given her was the most magnificent mink coat she had ever seen. Travel with her husband Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. I'll just feel around and try to guess what it is. Then she saw there was a letter in the box.. You shall have the coat. You have fooled him before. It had been a thoroughly enjoyable visit and Mrs. It might even be two dresses. The Colonel was wealthy and lived in a charming house just outside of town.. Mrs.

lived alone C. on Christmas Eve B.. A.. Amazed Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés.. The Colonel and Mrs Bixby.. Mrs Bixby’s husband. was a wealthy man C.. was a dentist D. from a servant 26. Amused D. was a bachelor D. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 13 .. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. Distressed C. was suspicious of them B. A. were good friends B. The Colonel. Grateful B. was dull 23. went riding and hunting together C. was a lonely man B. Comprensión de lectura.. A. always met out of town 24. How did she feel when she got the present? A. amused each other D.22. A.. at the New York train station C. She was given a cardboard box as a present. from the Colonel D. was aware of the truth 25.

For his own personal reasons D. What opinion does Mrs Bixby have of her husband? A. Because she is afraid of it 29. He is boring and stupid B. Because it’s too magnificent B. JUNIO 2008 Servicio de Evaluación. He wanted to say goodbye B. He is a good businessman Prueba Terminal Específica de Certificación de Nivel Intermedio de idioma Inglés. Because it’s too expensive C. Comprensión de lectura. He is quite indifferent to her C. Why did he give her a present? A. Who does she refer to when she says: ‘I’ve fooled him before’? 30. Why can’t she keep the coat? A. Because she can’t explain its origin D. He knew she liked mink C.27. He wanted to annoy her 28. He is cold and ill-tempered D. Calidad y Ordenación Académica 14 .

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