TERM PAPER

1st Semester 2016
No.1

I. Choose the correct item. 5p
1. They have just heard the news (article/bulletin) about the earthquake in Crete.
2. Jane went to the boutique to buy a new (overall/outfit) for the wedding.
3. When we destroy the rain forest many animals become (hapless/harmless) victims.
4. It is his great (prejudice/perception) that makes him such a good judge of character.
5. She’s always been a (disloyal/rebellious) child and rarely listens to her parents.

II. Fill in the gaps with the appropriate word(s) from the list below: 10p
trend, munched, compassion, flocked, naive
1. She’s so ......................................., you could tell her anything and she’d believe you.
2. Everyone ....................................... to the summer sales; the shops were so busy!
3. The donkey happily ....................................... on the carrot.
4. The ....................................... at the moment is to wear bright, cheerful colours.
5. The sight of the injured children filled her with ....................................... .

III. Choose the correct particle(s). 5p
1. He borrowed money from the bank to set in/up/off his own business.
2. He did so well in her singing lessons that her teacher told her to go into/up to/in for the national singing
competition.
3. He couldn’t make out/up/for the stop sign in the fog and nearly had an accident.
4. The detective looked after/through/up the papers, searching for anything suspicious.
5. His boss promised to give him a day’s holiday to make up for/over/out all the extra hours he’d been
working.

IV. Fill in the correct preposition(s). 5p
1. Jason was so envious ....................................... his neighbour’s yacht that he sank it!
2. If you persist ....................................... talking, I’m afraid you’ll have to leave the library.
3. If you absolutely insist ....................................... paying for the tickets, be my guest.
4. Do you really want to spend so much money ....................................... a bikini?
5. Tracy’s mother has become very involved ....................................... amateur dramatics.

V. Fill in the correct word derived from the words in bold. 10p
1. Laura finds her job as a nurse quite ................................ and tiring. STRESS
2. He’s never been abroad before and felt very ............................... about the trip to Holland. ENTHUSE
3. Bob is an extremely .................................... man and has travelled all around the world. ADVENTURE
4. Despite having a good interview, ................................ she didn’t get the job. REGRET
5. The police found ................................ evidence that he had been there at the time of the murder,
so they arrested him. CONCLUDE

................... Complete the sentences below using the words in bold........... care When she broke her leg she was unable ... hayfever... ............ When she broke her leg she was unable to look after herself and needed help...................... ...... 4................................... . use a dictionary during the English exam.......... The teacher didn’t let the students use a dictionary during the English exam........................................... present they were wrapping.. allowed The students .... season 3...... through the keyhole to see the 4.. his mother will cook his meals and wash his clothes.......... Use two to five words........................ ... a(n) ..................... Ben can’t stop thinking about playing with his computer....face 7.......... carnival............... A drudgery C task A suit C fit B labour D job B match D go with 3.. herself and needed help.......VI....... live.. A peered C stared A contains C consists B peeped D gazed B concludes D comprises 5........... obsessed Ben ........ ..................... elf-like.................................. me.... anxiety 2.................... works........involved in boring office work...prevention 6....... to reduce............................................. .............. chance He found the antique vase quite ........ disturbed 8....................... to shake...... Use the word(s) only once: 10p mentally.... to burst into............... broadcast VII.. A spectators C audience B fans D mob VIII........................ with his computer............. the screen 5........ of art 4.......... The rock band have a club which their............................ crime 1....... can write to for information.......... 5.... granted I hate the way he ........................... sufferers 9............................ when he was cleaning out the basement................................. 3........... I asked for a bigger size because the jacket didn’t the ................................ I hate the way he assumes that his mother will cook his meals and wash his clothes..................... 2....... She ...... Computers have taken away much of 2......... He found the antique vase quite by accident when he was cleaning out the basement.......... conversation.... The summer course in French..................... Choose the correct item.............. grammar and listening classes..... Fill in the appropriate word(s) from the list...... hands 10........... 5p 1............ 10p 1...........

One example is the Wall Game: a sport the school plays to celebrate St. King Henry VI founded the school as a charity in 1440. Doesn't say 3. Wrong C. Eton is located about 30 kilometres west of London. Write an email to an English friend who wrote to you some time ago. Right B. Mark A. It is one of the oldest versions of football. Are the sentences 1-5 'Right' (A) or 'Wrong' (B)? If there is not enough information to answer 'Right' (A) or 'Wrong' (B). Doesn't say 5. Prince Harry played the Wall Game in 2001. Eton College is now one of 25 Eton houses. Eton College was founded on November 30th. Wrong C. Read the text below. Why? We need a short history lesson. choose 'Doesn't say' (C). Apologise for the delay in replying and tell him about your holiday.IX. But it is character-forming. Andrew’s Day. The Oppidans are students from the other 24 houses. Write an answer to one of the two following questions. They pay school fees. Wrong C. The Wall Game is only played at Eton. erected in 1717. The players push and push and push. It has provided many prime ministers. In fact. . Wrong C. Right B. They were also called Collegers because they lived in Eton College. The players score points by pushing their team and the ball to one end of the field. apparently said that the Battle of Waterloo was „won on the playing fields of Eton’’. The Duke of Wellington. A. giving the outline first. Right B. In fact. The Wall Game teams are called the Collegers and the Oppidans. 2. The ball is invisible under their bodies. games regularly finish 0-0. Wrong C. The Wall Game is not extremely captivating. Eton remains a powerful force in British culture. but it builds moral strength. Doesn't say 4. Two teams play the game on a field beside a wall. Andrew’s Day. 10p THE ETON WALL GAME Eton College is one of Britain’s oldest and most prestigious public schools. However. James Bond attended Eton at the same time as Jan Fleming. including David Cameron. and Hugh Laurie (Dr. Most students at Eton have to pay large fees to study there. on 30th November. (adapted from Speak up) 1.180 words in an appropriate style. 20p 1. the fictional James Bond and his creator Ian Fleming. Today Eton is an expensive private school with more than a thousand students. The first students were 70 poor children. It isn’t a very spectacular sport. The school is in the village of Eton on the River Thames. A. Players cannot touch the ball with their hands. A. A. Write a description on this subject. St. They were the King’s Scholars. A. opposite Windsor. The school has some very old traditions. Students in many schools in England play the Wall Game regularly. Write your answer in 120 . Right B. House). Both Prince William and Prince Harry attended the school. B or C on your exam sheet. a famous Old Etonian. Eton still awards 70 scholarships. Your school magazine is running a competition for the best description of a famous person you admire most. Doesn't say 2. You have recently got back from a holiday. Doesn't say X. Right B. Other famous Old Etonians included George Orwell.The field is 100 metres long and 5 metres wide.