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TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF AMBATO

LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT
ENGLISH AREA
LEVEL: B1+INTERMEDIATE B1+.ME.AK.F.F1
MID-TERM EXAM
QUESTION PAPER
1. LISTENING COMPREHENSION (20 POINTS)
A. 1. What is the listening about? (2 points) memorable moments/ special weekend
B. WRITE T, IF THE STATEMENT IS TRUE, OR F, IF IT IS FALSE. (2 POINTS EACH)
2. T
3. T
4. F
C. CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION ACCORDING TO WHAT YOU HEAR. (2 POINTS EACH)
5. c.
6. a
7. b.
D. LISTEN AND COMPLETE THE TEXT. (1 POINT EACH)
T 8. breakfast 9.happiest
E. ANSWER THE QUESTION BELOW. (4 POINTS)
10. According to the audio, Did they enjoy the weekend? Explain why?
2. USE OF LANGUAGE (20 POINTS)
2.1 GRAMMAR (10 POINTS)
A. PUT THE VERBS IN BRACKETS INTO THE CORRECT TENSE TO COMPLETE THE INTRODUCTION TO A
SPEECH. USE PAST SIMPLE OR PAST CONTINUOS(0.5 POINT EACH)
1.didnt start 2. saw 3.was looking 4. was reading 5. Jumped 6. wanted

A. CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION IN THE FOLLOWING CONVERSATIONS. (1POINT EACH)


7. b
8. a
9. c
B. ORGANIZE THE WORDS TO MAKE A CORRECT SENTENCE (1 POINT EACH)
10. She is selling the paintings to raise money for charity
11. I will get there early and get us some seats
C. FIND THE MISTAKE IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES, AND CORRECT IT. (1POINT EACH)
12. You didnt remind me about Alans birthday and now Im in hot water!
13. She did medical research after university, but she didnt earn much money.
2.2. VOCABULARY (10 POINTS)
A. CHOOSE AND WRITE THE CORRECT ALTERNATIVE. (0.5 POINT EACH)
In general / the whole, the good points outweigh the bad points.
1 for
2 although
3 however
4 while
5 By the time
B. Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of the word in capitals. (1 POINT EACH)

0. Hes been unemployed for 6 months. He cant find a job. EMPLOY

1. homeless 2. exhausted 3. peaceful 4. (re)charging 5. effective

C. DELETE THE RESPONSE THAT IS NOT POSSIBLE. (0.5 POINT EACH)


0 So should I dress smartly for the interview?
a) I see. b) Of course. c) Thats right.
1 Lets sum up
2 Yes, I can

ETH/October 2016-March 2017


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3 What did you do?
4 Didnt you say
5 Yes, please.
1. READING (20 POINTS)
A. READ THE TEXT AND CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER: A), B) OR C). (2 POINTS EACH)
1. b
2. a
3. c

B. WRITE T IF THE STATEMENT IS TRUE, OR F IF IT IS FALSE. (2 POINTS EACH)


4. T
5. F
6. F

B. WRITE WORDS OR PHRASES FROM THE TEXT THAT MATCH THE FOLLOWING SYNONYMS, OR
DEFINITIONS. (2 POINTS EACH)
7. book-keeping
8. opportunity
9. progress
C. ANSWER THE QUESTION WITH YOUR OPINION. (2 POINTS)
D. According to the text, do you think that the candidate needs a maths qualification? Why?

ETH/October 2016-March 2017


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