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FTL0263
PART ONE
(20 marks)
Time : 30 minutes

INSTRUCTION:
This part consists of TWENTY (20) questions. Answer ALL the questions in the
question paper.
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(Track 1)
1.

Uncle Thongs children are not interested in clog-making because it is ______


A
too popular
B
not glamorous
C
a good profit

2.

Mrs. Thong used to help Uncle Thong in his clog making business by shaping
the wood and _____________
A
nailing the straps
B
cutting the heels
C
designing the clog

3.

Uncle Thongs wife does not help anymore because she is _______________
A
not interested anymore
B
not physically able
C
not staying with him anymore

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Learning Clog-Making
Started when he was 20 years old

(4) Learnt to carve clogs by _______________________

(5) _______________________ to cut trees for wood

(6) Carved ________________________

4.

A
B
C

himself
watching his father
his friends

5.

A
B
C

went to the jungle


went to the village
went to the town

6.

A
B
C

the clogs by machine


the clogs by hand
the clogs by importing from other factories

7.

An alternative to allowing hand phones in schools is ___________


A
installing more pay phones in schools
B
making parents wait outside the school gate
C
allowing teachers to have hand phones in school

8.

The main idea of the conversation is __________


A
a handphone has many advantages
B
handphones will be very distracting in schools
C
parents should be responsible for their own children

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(Track 2)
9.

A person who is born leader is a ________


A
true leader
B
natural leader
C
capable leader

10.

The main idea of this talk is that _____________


A
there are many kinds of leaders in the world
B
everybody has the potential to become a good leader
C
there are ways to identify a person with leadership potential

11.

A person who has held a position of leadership in the past shows that_______
A
he is very good at making decisions
B
he enjoys having power and position
C
he is willing to be held accountable for his actions

12.

Mental toughness is a quality potential leaders must have for the following
reasons except
A
they will face a lot of criticism from others
B
they cannot allow anyone to discourage them
C
they must pay for everything when they are leaders

For question 13 and 14, choose one letter A to F from the box below to complete each
sentence.
A

potential leader

courageous leader

constructive leader

practical leader

responsible leader

mentally tough leader

13.

If you have vision and are optimistic then you could be a ______________

14.

A leader who can take criticism and discouragement is a ______________

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(Track 3)
15.

Many researchers believe that __________________and not Asia or


Europe as first believed.
A
human evolution began in Africa
B
human evolution stopped in Antarctica
C
human evolution began in America

16.

Human ancestors known as hominids had to survive ________________ as


well as fierce flying predators.
A
predators that roamed under the sea
B
predators that roamed on ground
C
predators that roamed in the box

(Track 4)
17.

________________________ sparked fears that Mount Fuji was about to


erupt.
A
Over snowing
B
Lack of rain
C
Lack of snow

18.

Based on the information in the news item, we can predict that _________
A
Mount Fuji is not safe from harm
B
Mount Fuji is safe
C
Mount Fuji is no longer safe to visit

(Track 5)
19.

The wild boar was confused because it had been _________________


A
kidnapped
B
hunted
C
trapped

20.

The wild boar fell asleep because ________________________


A
it was exhausted
B
it was full
C
it was drugged

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FTL0263
PART TWO
(30 marks)
Time: 30 minutes

INSTRUCTION:
This part consists of THREE (3) questions. Answer ALL the questions in the spaces
provided.
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1. List FIVE (5) differences of hearing and listening.


(10 marks)

2. Elaborate FIVE (5) steps in listening.


(10 marks)
3. What are the preventive measures in order to be a good speaker and a good
listener?
(10 marks)

END OF QUESTION PAPER

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