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PART ONE - Questions 1 to 6: Look at the text in each question. What does it say?

1.
Tomorrow Platform 6
A There will be delays on night trains tomorrow.
Night trains leave at
B There will be more night trains from platform 6 tomorrow.
20 and 40 minutes past the hour.
C There will be two night trains every hour tomorrow.
2.
MESSAGE
TO: Mary - A message from the furniture shop: they will
A Sylvia will try to be home by 2 p.m.
delivery our chair tomorrow at 2 p.m. Be home from
B Mary has to be home by 2 p.m.
work by then. Ill be out. Sylvia
C Mary must phone the shop by 2 p.m.
3.
Tuesday 15:
A The museum cant be visited until Monday because of repair work.
The museum is closed for repairs until Sunday
B The museum will close from next Monday because of repair work.
normal opening hours from Monday.
C The museum is closed until Monday and will re-open on Tuesday
4. To: Peter
From: Sandra
Re: Student party
A Sandra and Peter are responsible for getting food for the party.
Hi Peter, To order sandwiches and drinks as agreed, could you B Sandra would like Peter to invite some of their teachers to
let me know the number of students? As you suggested, we
the party.
have invited the teachers.
C Peter needs to give Sandra some details about the party
5.
NOTICE
A After you use books, put them back on the shelves.
BOOKS MUST BE LEFT ON TABLES AND
B Leave books on the table when you finish using them.
NOT PUT BACK ON SHELVES
C If you find books on tables, take them to the librarian.
6.
WARNING
A Tell children that they should not touch this.
KEEP THIS OUT OF REACH OF SMALL CHILDREN.
B Use this product only with older children.
C Put this product where children cannot touch it.
PART TWO - Questions 7 to 11: The people below all want to find a job connected with travelling. Decide which job
would be the most suitable for the following people.
7. Carl used to work as a reporter. He wants a job which involves travelling and also writing about his experiences. He does not
mind spending long periods abroad and he could start tomorrow.
8. Debbie has a degree in Zoology and wants a job where she can use that knowledge and also travel. She works well with other
people and speaks German. She is not keen on sports.
9. Pedro is looking for an exciting summer job where he can learn new skills. He was trained as a deep-sea diver and has taken
groups of children and adults on diving trips.
10. Jackie wants a job that will allow her to spend several months abroad. She can hold a simple conversation in Spanish and
French. She used to take London tourists sightseeing in her own car.
11. Clara is a tourist guide, but now she has a small child and she wants a job which does not require her to travel abroad. She
speaks Spanish and she is willing to work at weekends.
The London Job Centre
DO YOU WANTANEXCITING JOB? CHECK THESE GREAT OPPORTUNITIES...
A Walk the World needs an experienced traveller to organize walking tours for families, schools and college groups. The job is for two years
and involves short trips abroad to find walking routes suitable for different levels of fitness. A knowledge of languages would be an advantage.
B Gordon Trips needs an employee to help organize European tours. Foreign travel is not in the job description, but you will have
contact by email and telephone with clients, so you must speak French or Spanish or German. We work on Saturdays in the summer
months.
C Super Travel is developing its Asian adventure team and is looking for a team leader to cover the summer months. We
will give you training in climbing and trekking, but you must have excellent swimming skills. Some experience of working with
different age groups is essential.
D Life of Adventure Publishers urgently needs a reporter with experience of deep sea photography to join its team in Jamaica.
The job is for the summer and we offer all the equipment and comfortable accommodation for a family group if requested.
Excellent salary and free weekends.
E World Wildlife, the designer of group wildlife holidays around the world, requires a tour guide. You must have knowledge of
animals, be a real team player and be able to speak at least one foreign language. No previous experience as a tour guide
needed. The job starts in three weeks' time.

F Global Tourism is looking for two people with an excellent command of Spanish and English to accompany groups of English speaking
tourists on whale-watching trips to South America. You must be fit and a good swimmer. These are one-year jobs starting next summer.
G Worldwide Magazine is looking for a travel writer to cover Central and West Africa, starting immediately. The job is mostly based in our
central office, but you must be willing to spend at least two weeks a month travelling. Previous experience of journalism is essential.
H Kanco Expeditions is looking for leaders for its Latin American tours. You must have a driving licence and a basic knowledge of Spanish.
The job will require you to spend up to six months per year in Central and South America. Extensive travel experience is not essential.
PART 3: Read the letter. Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)?
Chrummwisstrasse 47, 8702 Kuesnacht, Zurich
17th September
Dear Mark,
Thanks so much for your card.
I really loved the party last week and I was quite sad at the end. Im going to miss all the wonderful friends I made at the
company. How are things without me?
I started work at my new place on Monday. The commute is a lot shorter. I catch a train, near my house and I'm at work in fifteen
minutes. Its amazing! I have time to play with Maggie before she goes to bed!
The house is nice - see the pictures. But We're really busy at the moment. A lot of things are still in boxes including the computer
- so I cant email at the moment.
Were enjoying learning a new language. The first time Maggie heard some children talking she cried. Then she said Daddy,
whats wrong with them?. In fact, many of the Swiss speak English and French and Italy, so communicating in shops isnt
difficult. Television is a bit harder. I watched the German Who wants to be a millionaire? the other night. I think I got two
questions correct, but I dont know.
Victoria sends her love shes cooking something Swiss at the moment. Remember: the flight is only 40 minutes! You, Tamsin
and the children are always Welcome.
Anyway, that's about it for the moment. Look after yourself and keep in touch.
All the best,
Rich
P/S: I'm in London for a meeting at the end of October. Do you want to meet for dinner?
1. Rich liked the people at his old company.
5. He speaks good German.
2. His commute to work is better now.
6. Rich and Mark both have children.
3. His computer is still in England at the moment.
7. Rich wants Mark and his family to visit.
4. He finds it difficult to talk to people in shops.
8. Rich is coming to England for a special dinner in October.
Part 4: Read the following text about deserts and fill in the blanks with the nist suitable answers
DESERTS
Desert biomes are the (1) _____ of all the biomes. In fact, the most important characteristic of a desert is that it receives very
little (2) _____. Most deserts receive less than 300 mm a year compared (3) __ rainforests, which receive over 2,000 mm. That
means that the desert only gets 10 percent of the rain that a rainforest gets! The temperature in the desert can (4) _____
drastically from day to night because the air is. (5) _____ dry that heat escapes rapidly at night. The daytime temperature
averages 38C (6) _____ in some deserts it can get down to -4C at night. The temperature also varies greatly depending on
the (7) _____ of the desert.
Since desert conditions are so severe, the plants that live there need to have (8) _____ to compensate for the lack of water.
Some plants, such as cacti, (9) _____ water in their stems and use it very slowly, while others like bushes conserve water by
growing few leaves or by having large root systems to gather water or few leaves. Some desert plant species have a short life
cycle of a few weeks that (10) _____ only during periods of rain.
1. a. coldest b. hottest
c. driest
d. wettest
6. a. when
b. while
c. as
d. because
2. a. rain
b. rainfall
c. raindrop d. raincoat
7. a. part
b. region
c. area
d. location
3. a. with
b. for
c. about
d. in
8. a. adaptations b. agreements c. accepts d. achievements
4. a. change b. exchange c. transform d. transfer
9. a. place
b. put
c. store
d. hold
5. a. such as b. such
c. so much d. so
10. a. spend
b. take
c. last
d. experience
Part 5: Rewrite the following sentences as directed
1. I / write / you / cancel our meeting / Wednesday 13th.
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2. I / meet Mr Martinez / Tuesday 5th July / visit his factory / last month.
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3. I / phone you / I / be back / London.

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4. I / stay / your hotel / 24 April / 30 April / room 415.
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5. On / arrive / home, I realise / I leave / book / your room.
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6. Thank you / much / invite me / your birthday.
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7. At / end / course / I pass all / exams / have good marks.
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8. Before I / start it / I spend / year / France / living / French family.
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9. While I be there / I learn / speak French.
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10. I / forward / hear / you.
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Part 6: Your friend is going to visit your place, write a note to him/ her to tell:
- where you live
- how to get to your place
- what he/ she could bring to you
Write 35-45 words
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Part 7: Rewrite these following sentences as directed (no more than 3 words)
1. He could not afford to buy the car.
The car is ______________ for him to buy.
2. Why dont you put your luggage under the seat? He asked.
He suggested ______________ under the seat.
3. They havent cleaned the streets this week.
The streets havent ______________ this week
4. Apples are usually cheaper than oranges.
Apples are not ______________ as oranges.
5. It isnt necessary for you to finish by Saturday.
You ______________ by Saturday.
6. It was such rotten meat that it had to be thrown away.
The meat was ______________ it had to be thrown away.
7. She started working as a secretary five years ago.
She ______________ as a secretary for five years.
8. My French friend finds driving on the left difficult.
My French friend isnt ______________ driving on the left.
9. We didnt go on holiday because we didnt have enough money.
If we ______________, we would have gone on holiday.

10. The children couldnt go swimming because the sea was very rough.
The sea was ______________ for the children to go swimming.

SPEAKING PART 1
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