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IDIOMAEXTRANJERO:INGLS.2013/2014
Nosepermiteelusodeldiccionarionideningnotromaterialdidctico.
Laspreguntasdebernserrespondidaseningls.
Duracindelaprueba:1horay30minutos.
Estahojanoseentrega.
Hayquerespondertodoslosbloquesdelapropuestaelegida,AoB.

PROPUESTAA

BRITAINSMARKETS
MarketsareverypopularinBritain.Theysellawiderangeofgoods.Mostmarketsareheld
in the open air, in town squares or market places. Goods for sale are piled up on market
stalls,thatis,tablesthatareshelteredfrombadweatherbyawnings(i.e.,sheetsofclothor
plasticlaidtoformaroof).Mostmarketsareheldonlyonmarketday,thesamedayeach
week, and sometimes on Saturdays, and the stalls are put up for each occasion. In small
townsmarketdayisoftenthebusiestdayoftheweek.
Permission to hold street markets in many market towns was given hundred years ago.
Many towns still have a market cross, indicating where the market was originally held.
Today, street markets sell flowers, fruits and vegetables, fish and meats, clothes and
householdgoods.Localcharitiesmayhavestallssellingcakes,jamandothergoods.Prices
arefixedbythesellersorstallholders,andmostacceptonlycash.
Somesmalltownshaveacoveredorindoormarket.Thesemarketsareusuallyopenevery
day exceptSunday. Sunday markets arelocated at sites out of town, sell a wider range of
goodsandattractmanypeople.Marketsthatsellcheapandsecondhandgoods,including
clothes,jewellery,books,potsandpans,arecalledfleamarkets.
There is nothing like spending an afternoon in one of the many British markets. You will
certainlyfindsomethingyouwant.Theyareidealplacestofindunusualgiftsandsouvenirs
andaparadiseforcollectorsofspecialistrecordsandbooks.
Source:OxfordGuidetoBritishandAmericanCulture

QUESTIONS
I.READINGCOMPREHENSION.(2POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
AddTRUEorFALSEandcopytheevidencefromthetexttosupportyouranswer.
NOmarksaregivenforonlytrueorfalse.
1.Inmarkets,peoplecanbuymanydifferenttypesofthings.
2.Mostmarketsareheldondifferentdaysoftheweek.
3.Inmostmarketspeoplecanpaybycreditcard.
4.Sundaymarketsaresetupinthecentreofthetown.

II.LEXICON/PHONETICS(2POINTS):
A.LEXICON.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Findwordsorphrasesinthetextthatmeanthesameasthesegiven.
1.articlesofcommerce.
2.initially.
3.lowpriced.
4.perfect.

B.PHONETICS.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
1.Howisthespronouncedingoods,/s/,/z/or/z/?(0.25)
2.Howistheshpronouncedinsheets/t/or//?(0.25)
3.Writeawordfromthetextthatincludesthesamediphthongsoundassometimes"
/a/.(0.25)
4.Howistheedpronouncedinfixed,/t/,/d/or/d/?(0.25)


III.USEOFENGLISH.(3POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Rewritethefollowingsentencesstartingwiththewordsgiven:

1. Peoplethinkthatmyfatherisagenius.
Myfather..

2. Gototheheadmasterofficenow,Mr.Smithtoldher.
Mr.Smithtoldher...

3. Johnwassorudethathehadnofriends.
Johnwas..

4. Heislookingforabook.Itisunderthedesk.
Thebook....

5. YoudonthavetogetupearlyonSaturdays.
You...

6. Writethecorrectquestionfortheunderlinedwords.
...?
Yourboyfriendiscomingtomorrow.

IV.COMPOSITION.(3POINTS)
Writeacompositionofbetween100and125wordsonthefollowingtopic:

Advantagesanddisadvantagesoflivinginavillageorsmalltown

Pruebasdeaccesoaenseanzasuniversitariasoficialesdegrado(BachilleratoL.O.E.)
IDIOMAEXTRANJERO:INGLS.2013/2014
Nosepermiteelusodeldiccionarionideningnotromaterialdidctico.
Laspreguntasdebernserrespondidaseningls.
Duracindelaprueba:1horay30minutos.
Estahojanoseentrega.
Hayquerespondertodoslosbloquesdelapropuestaelegida,AoB.


PROPUESTAB

AREMOBILEPHONESTAKINGOVEROURLIVES?
Nexttimeyoureinapublicplace,counthowmanypeopleareusingtheirphones.Icantell
you now that it is more than half, whether youre on public transport, in a caf or simply
walkingdownthestreet.
Im not saying that I am not anexample of this, but it always amazesme how people can
spendsomuchtimeontheirphoneswithoutactuallytalkingtoanyoneinparticular.With
theconstantupgradeoftechnologywecannowdopracticallyanythingonadevicewhich
canfitinthepalmofourhands.Buthasitgonetoofar?
Recently, my smart phone broke and had to be sent off to the warehouse for repair for a
weekorso.InthemeantimeIhadtouseareallyold,basicphonejusttokeepmeintouch
withmyfamilyandfriends.AllIcoulddoonthisphonewassendtextmessages,makecalls
and play one game. And I loved it. I loved being free from the Internet, and Ireally didnt
mind not having constant updates about what my friends were doing or what the latest
celebritystorywas.Itwasquiterefreshinganditallowedmetospendmoretimetakingin
mysurroundingsIcouldenjoymytimeinLondonmore,forexample,andIcouldwatchthe
peoplearoundmeandreallyseewhatwasgoingon.
However, I knew that as soon as I got my smart phone back I would never use the basic
phoneagain.PerhapsIshouldjustforgetIevergotmysmartphoneback,butIknewIwould
beoneofthosepeople,onceagain,andwastingmytimeplayinggamesorcheckingsocial
networksites.
Adaptedfromlearnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org

QUESTIONS
I.READINGCOMPREHENSION.(2POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
AddTRUEorFALSEandcopytheevidencefromthetexttosupportyouranswer.
NOmarksaregivenforonlytrueorfalse.
1.Mostpeopleusetheirphonesinpublicplaces.
2.Peoplespendmuchtimetalkingtofriendsorrelatives.
3.ThewriterhatednotbeingconnectedtotheInternet.
4.Althoughhegetshissmartphone,hellcontinueusinghisbasicphone.


II.LEXICON/PHONETICS(2POINTS):
A.LEXICON.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Findwordsorphrasesinthetextthatmeanthesameasthesegiven.
1.surprises.
2.improvement
3.while.
4.anothertime.

B.PHONETICS.(1POINT)(0.25pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
1.Howisthespronouncedinphones,/s/,/z/or/z/?(0.25)
2.Writeawordfromthetextthatincludesthesamediphthongsoundasplace"/e/.
(0.25)
3.Writeawordfromthetextthatincludesthesamevowelsoundasstreet"/i:/.(0.25)
4.Howisthenpronouncedinrefreshing,/n/or//?(0.25)


III.USEOFENGLISH.(3POINTS)(0.5pointsforeachcorrectanswer)
Rewritethefollowingsentencesstartingwiththewordsgiven:

1. Shehasntgotenoughmoneysoshecantbuyaniceapartment.
Ifshe..

2. Theylasttravelledbyplanefourmonthsago.
Theyhavenot.....

3. Inspiteofworkinghard,Ididntfeeltired.
Although..

4. Wehavebeengiventheresults.
Doctors....

5. Johnismorepopularthanhisbrother.
Johnsbrother...

6. IfIwereyou,Iwouldstayathome.
Youd...

IV.COMPOSITION.(3POINTS)
Writeacompositionofbetween100and125wordsonthefollowingtopic:

Theinfluenceofnewtechnologiesinourlives