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PART I. LISTENING (15 points)
I. Listen to the recording and complete the notes. Write ONE WORD or A NUMBER for
each answer. (5 points)
The European Starling
Length:
12 inches
Colour:
(1) …….……or grey, white spots.
Nesting sites:
Trees and (2) …………..
Diet:
(3) …………and fruit.
Natural range:
British Isles, Finland
Population:
British Isles, Finland: in decline
USA: (4) …………million
Some of the problems created by large numbers of starlings
On wildlife
They compete with other species for (5) ……….. places
On agriculture
They feed on (6) …………crops.
They cause (7) ………… damage
On human life
They may cause (8) ………..
Regulation and deciding factor.
The (9) ………… and pick-up of water is regulated by legislation on species
movements.
(10 ………… is the ultimate deciding factor in species management.
II. Listen to the recording and complete the notes. Write NO MORE THAN THREE
WORDS or A NUMBER for each answer. (5 points)
Student
Location
Cost
Availability
services
Health centre

North Campus

£650 charge for
prescriptions

All students within
the (1) ___________
zone
1

the historical development of television. C or D. the development of new media C. What is the main topic of the assignment? A. which new technology will become the biggest competition for television? A. the invention of television 2. the average length of a television programme might become A. ten minutes D. the Sociology section B. B. What will the reprographics office do? A. Lsten to the talk and answer the following questions by choosing A. B. 45 minutes B. the Media Studies section C. mobile phones C. send emails to your tutor B. ipads 3. the cultural future of television D. four to five minutes C. the Management section 5. the Journals section D. send your dissertation 2 . (5 points) 1.Counselling service North Campus Up to (2) __________ consultations free All students Nightline (3) _________ Campus Free By phone: call (4) ____________ Sports centre South Campus (5) _______ each year All students III. According to tutor. ipods B. What part of the library is going to be closed for one week? A. According to Emilie. more than ten minutes 4. video games D.

credible C. On entering the nursery I stumbled on the wooden blocks ____ all over the carpet A. placed B. Write your answer (A. The bad weather and a lack of food simply ____ our problem A. waiting until the last minute to go into the building A. The train whistle warned us of its ____ departure A. 3. offending 7. salvaged D. settled D. Write your answers in the space provided below. 7. (5 points) 1 Imagine the case. The popular press often contains a lot more ____ than hard facts. 9. creditable D. acclimatized 10. 8. A. staggering D. dwelling B. former 9. imprisoning D. runnin Your answers: 1. committing B. There are 10 mistakes in the following passage. Time and neglect had ____ the property A. transformed 6. lingering C. deteriorated B. confirmed C. guaranteed 4. defined D. influence D. I don’t agree with ____ very young and pretty criminals A. speculation B. Barnaby died. GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY (25 points) I. flourished D. credulous. II. scattered C. Ever since we quarreled in the office. assured B. Nobody in the classroom believed in the farfetched story he told. A. 5. enforcing C. subsequent D. C or D) in the numbered box. 6. enhanced C. Find and correct them. tolerance 8.C. B. send your dissertation to your tutor D. send your dissertation to the Journals section PART II. (5 points) 1. imminent C. 4. assumed D. drew C. A. plunged B. Choose the word or phrase that best completes each sentence. Janice and I have been ____ enemies A. When old Mr. it’s 2 am and you can’t stop to think about your saggy 3 . laid 2. several people ____ their claim to the substantial legacy that he left. tossed 3. 10. realism C. 2. compounded B. enhanced C. Get going! All the students were ____ around. previous B. 5. credential B. The schoolboy’s excuse wasn’t ____ at all.

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 midsection. Line …. three plastic surgeons offer detailed opinions on the best course of activity – with price quotes. Line …. You complete out a brief medical history and including photographs of the problem area. Line …. He's very _____ 3. III. It’s as if SurgeonHouseCall. Complete each sentence with the most suitable word in the box. Meanwhile. Line …. Line …. dozens of plastic surgeons offer also virtual consultations on their Web sites. In less than a year.com has recruited 55 plastic surgeons nationwidely to offer opinions. you win”. For no time. “When banks complete. Oh dear! We've _____ tonic water. but the practice of offering a diagnosis with ever having met a patient can be problem. the reigning champion was __ in the first round. Line …. If you want to know anything about computers.com co-opted the LendingTree slogan. Line …. Line …. But does a patient who gets a plastic surgeon’s recommendation before a face-to face visit really “win?” Conservative plastic surgeons say it’s fine to send an e-mail message with general information about a ranging of producers to a patient. Write your answer in the space provided. ask Richard. Your answers: Mistakes Corrections Line …. Line …. 2. SurgeonHouseCall. 4 . At the Wimbledon Tennis Championship. I'll have to have soda instead. wear off pass up run out of fall-out passed over called up clued up cooling off knocked out call-out 1.com and create a free patient profile declaring you wish to get a tummy tuck. You log on so to SurgeonHouseCall.

(9. …………... 10. Until 1958. 3.... 9.... …………. Your answers: 1. Your answers: 1. The state of Colorado is known for its spectacular scenery and (1... 7. …………. …………. 8. PICTURE) ____ slopes. LIFE) ____ exciting nightlife or a great family getaway.. SETTLE) ____ who first arrived in this part of the US over a century ago. 7. you'll find the best skiing and snowboarding on (7. Colorado has everything you need.. …………. Write your answer in the space provided below. …………. 5 . snow conditions are (4. I hate having injections at the dentist's. 2. 4. There. 6. ………. The mountain destinations in the Colorado Rockies can turn your wildest ski dreams into thrilling (6. 3. 6. …………. …………. ………….. COMMIT) ____ to delivering the highest quality amenities.. they present an (8.. 9. 8. young men of 18 in the UK were _____ for military service. IV. Together.. CONSIST) ____ and reliable. REAL) ____.. …………. 6. …………. In disputes between management and trade unions. 5. as well as the finest ski schools in the US. Write the correct form of the words given in brackets. …………. CARE) ____ service in resorts that are (10. …………. don't forget that there's a £50 minimum_____ charge. 5. 5.. it's a good idea to allow a ____ period. 10. If you need a plumber during a Bank Holiday weekend. 8. And whether you're seeking the outdoor adventure of a (3.. ………. which inspire today's travelers as much as they spurred on the (2. BREATH) ____ views. And the best part is that you'll enjoy friendly.4. 2. …………. …………. Nuclear _____ is a major hazard in the event of an accident at a nuclear power station. …………. Don't _____ the chance of visiting Disney World. John was _____ for promotion so he decided to leave the company. (5 points) SKIING HOLIDAYS IN COLORADO To ski or snowboard in Colorado is to experience the pinnacle of winter sports. Extensive snow making and grooming operations always keep trails in top shape. featuring Colorado's (5. 4. LEGEND) ____ “champagne powder” snow. 10. November through April.. …………. …………. 7. They always take ages to _____ afterwards. PARALLEL) ____ winter paradise. 9.

…………. (5 points) A new study from Australia suggests that couch potatoes live shorter lives. The study followed 8. 9. 8. …………. 7. which appeared Jan 11th in the online (4) ___ of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. resonant or shrill produced in (3) _____ with the individual physical (4) _____ of the throat One possible implementation of the art of voice recognition is voice profiling used by police analysts as a method of (5) ____ court evidence in trials. “For many people. according to the study. Fill in each numbered blank with ONE appropriate word. Australia.... David Dunstan of the baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Victoria. there is growing interest (7) ___ researchers in assessing the effects of being sedentary. 5. ………….800 adults (1) ___ 25 and older for six and a half years and found that each daily hour of television viewing was (2) ___ with an 18 percent increase in deaths from heart disease and an 11 percent increase in overall mortality. Although it is possible that people who were already ill watched more television than those who were healthy. …………. C or D best fits each space. They can be nasal. on a daily (8) ___.. …………. ………….. (10 points) The elementary means of communicating with other people is (1) ____ messages by voice... 6. C or D) in the numbered box. B. sitting for long periods still has an unhealthy (15) ___ on blood sugar and blood fats” Your answers: 1. READING (30 points) I. PART III. the researchers tried to rule that (5) ___ by excluding subjects who already had heart disease and by adjusting for differences in risk (6) ___ like diet and smoking. Write your answer in the numbered box. This fact is widely (2) _____ and we recognize the voice as a feature characterizing the identity of a person. Those who watched television four hours or more per day were 80 percent more likely to die of cardiovascular disease than those who watched two hours or less.. 4. ………….” said the study’s lead author. Every year thousands of 6 . 2. 3. they simply shift from one chair to another-from the chair in the car to the chair in the office to the chair in front of the television. While the benefits of physical activity have been well studied. “(9) ___ if someone has a healthy body weight. …………... The array of voices is immeasurable as no two are exactly similar. B. and 46 percent more likely to die of any cause. And it did not (3) ___ whether they were overweight.. ………….V.. Write your answer (A. 10. ………. Read the text below and decide which answer A.

C. dependence C. Write your answer (A. food. 7 . adjusted C. Specialists dealing with the voice investigation claim that people can (7) _____ themselves away by their accents. A. declared C. and other people important to their world. but much of human learning occurs outside the classroom. A. reassured 3. A recorded sample is usually (8) _____ into electric impulses and later transformed into a pictorial recording which is processed by a computer program. and smells in their environments. and other objects. and to use their hands to manipulate toys. When they enter school. give 8. turn B. C or D) in the numbered box. put B. young children learn to walk. discharging B. A. these efforts help the police detect individuals who threaten their victim by phone or inform about bomb planting or those who make offensive calls (10) _____ the peace of decent citizens. A. 3. to talk. B. writing. siblings. friends. They use all of their senses to learn about the sights. acknowledged B. 7. accordance B. intensity and loudness. dispersing 6. infections or other voice attributes like pitch. Even before they enter school. succeed D. II. distracting Your answers: 1. sounds.A. B. properties D. employed C. credentials B. children learn basic academic subjects such as reading. substantiating 6. 2.audiotapes with recorded interviews or casual utterances are (6) _____ to the purpose to help identity the probable culprit. A. 8. It is common to think of learning as something that takes place in school. assets C. conveying D. dismantling 4. support D. set D. disturbing 9. commuting 2. exchanged B. A. Very frequently voice analysts have a stab at deciphering the relevant information which may be mingled with background noise or other interfering sounds until they (9) _____ the desired results. Read the passage below and choose the best answer to each question. A. They learn how to interact with their parents. withstanding D. converted D. tastes. manouevre B. 10. used 7. Thankfully. tell D. D. pledging C. consent 4. elaborate C. facilitating B. reformed 9. reckoned D. tendencies 5. and mathematics. A. A. prove C. 5. (10 points) Learning means acquiring knowledge of developing the ability to perform new behaviors. and people continue to learn throughout their lives. 1. attain 10. informing C.

right from wrong 3. Acquisition of social and behavioral skills D. psychologists who study learning are more interested in behavior and how behavior changes as a result of a person’s experiences. Life skills C. and how the brain later retrieves knowledge when we need it. Knowledge acquisition and ability development B. and other humanservice workers need to understand how certain experiences change people’s behaviors. or taste. which is the storage of information in the brain. According to the passage. Acquisition of academic knowledge C. what are children NOT usually taught outside the classroom? A. and advertisers make use of the principles of learning to influence the behavior of workers. They learn which behaviors are likely to be rewarded and which are likely to be punished. where this storage takes place. In operant conditioning. Psychologists.They also continue to learn a great deal outside the classroom. such as getting married. and consumers. such as lightning followed by thunder. Interpersonal communication B. people must learn to adapt to the many major changes that affect their lives. There are many forms of learning. politicians. Employers. Psychologists who study memory are interested in how the brain stores knowledge. Literacy and calculation D. and finding and keeping a job. criminologists. voters. and motor skills. In contrast. ranging from simple to complex. Learning is closely related to memory. social workers. Knowledge acquisition outside the classroom 2. such as a sight. which of the following is learning in broad view comprised of? A. They learn social skills for interacting with other children. After they finish school. According to the passage. smell. More complex forms of learning in clued learning languages. Teachers need to understand the best ways to educate children. sound. In a form of learning known as classical conditioning. people learn by forming an association between a behavior and its consequences (reward or punishment). 1. the changes to which people have to orient themselves 8 . the study of learning is important in many different fields. by watching others perform behaviors. people learn to associate two stimuli that occur in sequence. Because learning continues throughout our lives and affects almost everything we do. and finding and keeping a job are mentioned in paragraph 2 as examples of ________. Simple forms of learning involve a single stimulus. concepts. A. A stimulus is anything perceptible to the senses. touch. raising children. raising children. Getting married. People and animals can also learn by observation – that is.

the great influence of the on-going learning process C. the exploration of the best teaching methods D. Psychologists studying memory are concerned with how the stored knowledge is used. Which of the following can be inferred about the learning process from the passage? A. A. 7. Which of the following statements is NOT true according to the passage? A. the need for certain experiences in various areas 6. practical examples of learning inside the classroom Your answers: 1. A. the areas of learning which affect people’s lives D. change the behaviors of the objects of their interest towards learning D. is associated with natural phenomena C. the stimulus in simple forms of learning ______. A.B. the influence of various behaviors in the learning process B. C. Psychologists studying learning are interested in human behaviors. 4. make the objects of their interest more aware of the importance of learning 7. It is more interesting and effective in school than that in life. The word “retrieves” in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to ______. 5. the ways people’s lives are influenced by education 4. A. 9. application of learning principles to formal education C. C. 6. The passage mainly discusses ______. Psychologists studying memory are concerned with the brain’s storage of knowledge. the study of learning is important in many fields due to ___. Psychologists are all interested in memory as much as behaviors. 5. 9 . the situations in which people cannot teach themselves C. thoroughly understand the behaviors of the objects of their interest B. According to the passage. It can be inferred from the passage that social workers. D. is created by the senses B. employers. 2. It plays a crucial part in improving the learner’s motivation in school. It takes place more frequently in real life than in academic institutions. D. generates B. It becomes less challenging and complicated when people grow older. makes associations between behaviors D. 10. B. creates C. gains D. A. B. 9. and politicians concern themselves with the study of learning because they need to ______. understand how a stimulus relates to the senses of the objects of their interest C. bears relation to perception 10. general principles of learning B. recovers 8. According to the passage. 8. 3. simple forms of learning D.

On the other hand. is able to understand languages because he has a basic understanding of grammar which is natural or native to him. especially mothers. yet the children are nonetheless able to become fluent quickly. (8 points) CHILDREN’S LANGUAGE ACQUISITION Language acquisition refers to the way in which people learn languages whether it is their first language or a subsequent language. As the child grows. Social-interactionists also believe that children have an ability to learn much more quickly than teenagers or adults. People who support this theory use the example of a girl known as Genie. Nowadays. he uses an innate grammar knowledge to make sense of the world and to express and decode ideas in complex ways. B. also called “the Wild Child” 10 .III. These linguists believe that parents. and. there are many different non-nativist theories. including the most popular. their progress is the result of getting language lessons almost all of the time. then people must have some basic knowledge in their genes that helps them simply to understand language from the time they are babies. Write your answer (A. This debate is known as “the nativist vs. A newborn child. Another important theory of children’s language acquisition is the Critical Period Hypothesis. the non. Read the passage below and choose the best answer to each question. Social. called Social Interactionism. If this theory is true.interactionists believe that adults play an important part in children’s language acquisition. However. After that. the nativists argue. Linguists that support the nativist theory believe that children learn through their natural ability to organize the laws of language. these scholars believe that it is impossible for anyone to learn any language profoundly. this theory is being challenged because there are many societies in the world where mothers do not speak to their children very much.nativist” debate. although children seem to learn language easily. children do not need any kind of training in language learning because their brains are ready to learn languages from the time they are born. According too the nativist theory. talk to their children in a manner that is similar to formal language lessons. a hotly debated issue amongst linguists is whether children are born with a natural ability to learn languages or whether they learn how to understand languages from their environment. C or D) in the numbered box. Linguists who support this theory argue that a child’s innate ability to learn a language deeply and with a proficiency that is normally associated with first language acquisition will typically end at around the age of twelve. but they cannot use this ability if there are no other people to talk to.

According to paragraph 2. (B) She was thirteen when she was discovered and taken away from her father. 5. C. resultant 2. Children are not genetically predisposed to learn language naturally from birth. B. creative 6. It basically agrees with the nativist position. The author mentions Social Interactionism in paragraph 3 as an example of ___ A.Genie was raised in isolation. extraordinary D. essential C. (A) Her father was a disturbed man who decided to keep her away from all contact with other people. the fact that children need formal language lessons to learn languages. According to paragraph 4. B. the theory that children have an inborn ability to learn their first language. and he never talked to her or allowed her to learn anything. Look at the four (A). B. (D) Genie was able to learn some language. later C. She proved the nativist theory. The word innate in the passage is closest in meaning to ____ A. linguists were excited at the opportunity to teach this girl some language skills because through her example they could test the Critical Period Hypothesis and the nativist or non-nativist theories. The word subsequent in the passage is closest in meaning to ___ A. Children are born with innate grammar knowledge. what can be inferred about the Critical Period Hypothesis? A. though never to the level that a normal teenager would. She never learned language skills. C. Linguists believe that Genie’s case proves the Critical Period Hypothesis although they still debate whether or not it supports the nativist or non-nativist arguments. D. the theory that adults contribute to children’s language acquisition. 1. Language input from others is needed to activate children’s ability. the theory that children below a certain age tend to learn language more easily. 11 . D. (C) Although her circumstances were very tragic. She learned many language skills C. It strongly supports the non-nativist position. and (D) that indicate where the following sentence could be added to the passage. It totally rejects the nativist position. B. She learned some skills D. 3. foreign D. 4. Children are capable of organizing language rules without training. D. (C). previous B. It provides a neutral stance on children’s language acquisition. 7. inherent B. According to paragraph 5. (B). C. which of the following best describes Genie’s language progress? A. all of the following are true about the nativist theory of language acquisition EXCEPT ____ A.

B. …………… 4.As a matter of fact. especially to protect children from the corrupting influence of such scenes. 7.. ……….. However. 6. 8. 4.. 8. There should also be censorship of pornographic magazines produced by (3) ___ people willing to cater to the perverted tastes of a small minority. freedom is not merely freedom to do what we want but freedom from attempts to destroy society's (7) ____. Genie was confined to a room with very little light and tied to a potty chair most of the time. ………. Which of the answer choices below does NOT describe the characteristics of the Critical Period Hypothesis? A. (7 points) CENSORSHIP moral standards masquerading unscrupulous excessive degrades counter-productive infringes The amount of offensive material we are exposed to in films nowadays is surely (1) ___. …………. ………... and that censorship (6) ___ on our freedom of choice. ………. …………. PART IV: WRITING (15 points) 12 . 2. 5. The discovery of Genie allowed scientists to test this theory. ………. IV. Young children receive informal language lessons from their mothers. …………. ………. ………. Such material destroys the innocence of the young and (4) ___ all who read it. Your answers: 1.. Write your answer in the numbered box. they are unnecessary and simply inserted in the film to appeal to the baser human instincts. …………… 7.…... 6. On the other hand. C.. Children lose their ability to learn languages around the time of puberty. Put each of the following words or phrases in its correct place below. ………. in our cinemas. but all too often these scenes are gratuitous. 3. 3. often (2) ___ as art... 5. there are those who say that something which is banned becomes desirable so censorship is (5) ___. Censorship provides the safeguards by which society protects itself.. Your answers: 1. Censorship is necessary. 2. Most people accept that scenes of sex and violence are sometimes necessary to tell a story.. ……….. …………..

Cutter was guilty of misappropriating a huge sum of money. You should use your own ideas. (turned) ……………………………………………………………………………………… 4. The secretary said my expectation was unbelievable (beyond) ……………………………………………………………………………………… 3. (5 points) 1 . The jury said Mr.…. Do you agree? Write at least 400 words. we think we can end the meeting There …………………………………………………………….……….…… II. Our father will probably stay longer in Rome than he expected. I never thought of asking for his help The thought…………………………………………………………. 5. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. Jack has become confident as a result of his success. and it will eventually run out. At present we rely on most of our energy needs. The less……………………………………………………………. (probability) ……………………………………………………………………………………… 5. (apologies) ……………………………………………………………………………………… 2. using the word given. However.. oil is a fossil fuel and causes air pollution. Essay writing. She didn’t cry when the story ended in tragedy.……. (found) ……………………………………………………………………………………… III. Do not change the word given (5 points) 1. My brother works better when he is pressed for time.I. 4. Nuclear energy is the only practical and clean source of energy for the world. 13 . knowledge and experience and support your arguments with examples and relevant evidence. Scientists have tried very hard to find a cure for this disease Enormous ………………………………………………………………… 3. Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed before it. Not a ……………………………………………………………………… 2. He said he was sorry for what he had said to the customer. As there are no more questions.

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