1.

- Are the following statements
TRUE or FALSE? Copy the
evidence from the text. No marks
are given for only TRUE or FALSE.
INSTRUCCIONES GENERALES Y VALORACIÓN a) A copious meal before taking a flight is likely to minimize the effect of jet lag.
1. El alumno dispone de dos opciones para contestar (A y B). Debe escoger sólo una de ellas. b) One glass of wine in flight has the effect of 2-3 glasses on the ground
2. Lea todo el texto cuidadosamente. (Puntuación máxima: 2 puntos)
3. Lea atentamente todas las preguntas de la prueba.
4. Proceda a responder en lengua inglesa a las preguntas en el papel de examen. 2.- In your own words and based on the ideas in the text, answer the following questions.
TIEMPO: 1 hora y 30 minutos.
Do not copy from the text.
CALIFICACIÓN: La puntuación máxima de la prueba es de 10 puntos.
a) Why is travelling westward less harmful to our circadian rhythm?

b) Is it possible to know how long it will take to readjust to the new time zone?
Jet lag (Puntuación maxima: 2 puntos)
Jet lag is a combination of fatigue and other symptoms caused by travelling
abruptly across different time zones. Travelling to a different time zone 3.- Find the words or phrases in the text that mean:
disrupts the circadian rhythm. And it can take many days to readjust to the a) mixture (paragraph 1)
new time zone. In fact, NASA estimates that you'll need one day for every b) disturbance (paragraph 2)
one-hour time zone crossed to get back to your normal rhythm and energy c) abstinence (paragraph 2)
levels. So a five hour time difference means that you'll need five days to get d) effect (paragraph 3)
back to normal. There is no cure for jet lag, but its effects (memory lapses, (Puntuación maxima: 1punto)
irritability, digestive upsets...) can be reduced with careful planning. 4.- Complete the following sentences. Use an appropriate form of the word in brackets
when given.
Flying east or west makes a difference. Your circadian rhythm (body clock) is a) I could have slept during the fight if I __________________ (wear) an eye mask.
less confused if you travel westward. This is because travelling west b) ____ lengthy journeys it is unlikely that any measures will eliminate jet lag.
‘prolongs’ the body clock’s experience of its normal day–night cycle. Rewrite the following sentences beginning with the words given.
Travelling eastwards, however, runs in direct opposition to the body clock. c) You should not use sleeping tablets during a long haul flight.
There is no evidence that popular strategies, such as fasting or eating Sleeping tablets ...
complicated diets, have any effect. Suggestions to reduce the impact of jet d) Drink caffeinated drinks in moderation during the day”, the doctor said to me.
lag while travelling include avoiding alcohol and caffeinated drinks, eating
small meals frequently, choosing lighter foods like fruit and vegetables or The doctor advised ...
wearing loose, comfortable clothing.
(Puntuación máxima: 2 puntos)
Some travellers use alcohol to help them get to sleep, but this actually
disrupts the normal sleep cycles and can prolong jet lag. The impact of 5.Write about 100-150 words on the following topic: Narrate a journey you have
alcohol on the body is 2-3 times more potent when you're flying. been on and the problems that you encountered.

(Puntuación máxima: 3 puntos)

city break. c) Hostels are now attracting customers because of their quality improvement. Hostelling has been an accepted form of travel throughout Europe for all age groups. people do not always find ____ easy to get to know each other.Are the following statements TRUE or FALSE? Copy the evidence from the text. INSTRUCCIONES GENERALES Y VALORACIÓN (Puntuación maxima: 2 puntos) 1.. answer the following questions. b). Lea atentamente todas las preguntas de la prueba. Lea todo el texto cuidadosamente. but also because they want a different (Puntuación máxima: 1 punto) experience than you get at a hotel. a) Hostels are good value ____ money. No marks are given for only TRUE or FALSE. demand double or single rooms..In your own words and based on the ideas in the text. a) There have been considerable changes in European hostels in the past ten years. (Puntuación máxima: 3 puntos) .Find the words or phrases in the text that mean: a) shift (paragraph 1) Hostels across Europe have undergone a major transformation over the last decade. b) laid-back (paragraph 2) They are still unbelievably cheap but there has been serious quality improvement in c) complete (paragraph 3) the hostel movement.-Write about 100-150 words on the following topic: What type of summer life for travellers. 2. a) Why are hostels preferred to other types of accommodation like hotels? CALIFICACIÓN: La puntuación máxima de la prueba es de 10 puntos. TIEMPO: 1 hora y 30 minutos. entertainment. a 24-hour Internet (Puntuación maxima: 2 puntos) cafe with Wi-Fi. the clientele of hostels also includes business travellers who come to hostels now speculating that in addition to the lower rates they will also prefer the social aspect of d) I stayed at an expensive hotel and paid a lot of money for it. If I had stayed . from young urban professionals on a when given. Common rooms are often minimally —but stylishly Rewrite the following sentences beginning with the words given. hostels improve 3. 3..Hostels offer accommodation to different types of travellers. Do not copy from the text. The entire atmosphere is one in which it is easy to get to know holiday do you prefer and why? other people. b) How is social life for travellers promoted in hostels? (Puntuación maxima: 2 puntos) In Europe. travellers now b) At hostels.. which is cheaper. a varied clientele decides to stay at a hostel. For this reason.. — furnished with chic sofas and tables. group tours around the city. They operate in cities and are now attracting customers not d) compliments (paragraph 3) only because it is good value for money.. Proceda a responder en lengua inglesa a las preguntas en el papel de examen. 2.. El alumno dispone de dos opciones para contestar (A y B). Though hostels have always had the big shared dormitory-style rooms. kitchens where you can make your own meals or a restaurant where you can buy one —all providing a social 5. Use an appropriate form of the word in brackets and that is why hostels get a varied clientele. Together with young couples and families. families on holiday to business travellers and even older tourists.Complete the following sentences. 1. there is usually an eclectic bar.. I should have stayed at a a hostel to the more traditional hotel culture. Countering the lack of amenities. The atmosphere is more casual than at a hotel 4. Customers . 4. Debe escoger sólo una de ellas. hostel.