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THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY


EDUCATION 2OIO
(Level 1)

SPANISH
PAPER 3
TIME: I Hour 15 Minutes

Student's Name:

School's Name:

School Code:

Student's Number:
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TABLE E)(AMINER'S MARKER'S QUESTION TOTAL

NUMBER INITIALS INITIALS NUMBER

SECTION 3
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SECTION 4
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SECTION 4
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INSTRUCTIONS

1. This paper consists of four sections:

Section 1 GrammarA/ocabulary/Culture 20 Multiple Choice questions

Section 2 Reading Comprehension 10 Multiple Choice questions

Section 3 Situational ResPonses 5 Written responses

Section 4 Written ExPression 2 Wriuen responses

2. You are required to answer all questions.

3. All Multiple Choice questions in sections 1 and 2 are to be answered on the answer sheet
provided.

sheet using a
4. Fill in the following information on your Multiple Choice answer
2 HB pencil only (if it has not already been completed):

a. Name
b. School's Name and Number
c. Student's Number
d. Date of Birth
e. Subject

5. If you must change yoru answer, erase your first answer completely, and then
shade Your new answer'

6. Do not:
- write anything at the top and sides of these sheets
- staPle
- Punchholes
- benci the corners
- tear
- make stray marks on the answer sheets paper

7. be answered in the spaces provided in this


Questions in sections 3 and 4 should
question booklet.
SECTION 1 - MULTIPLE CHOICE
Read the following sentences and select the best answer from the four options A' B, C and
D provided. ShadJthe letter to the corresponding question on the answer sheet provided.

6. En unos paises hispanos, duermen la


l. i. es esta pluma?
siesta

A. De qui6n A. por la madrugada


B. Qui6n B. por la tarde
C. Cu6les C. por la noche
D. Cuando D. por la mariana
2. Latortilla mexicana consiste 7. IJn deporte muy popular en los paises
maiz con legumbres y came.
latinoamericanos es

A. por
A. el cricket
B. de
B. el esqui
C. en
C. el futbol
D. a
D. la nataci6n
a
fecha es hoy?
Questions 8 and 9 are based on the
picture below.
f1..Qui6n
B. Por qu6
(-. Qu6
D. D6nde

4. Julio, Luis y yo de compras


en el centro comercial.

A. van
B. hacemos
C. vamos
D. est6n

5. Tenemos que a nuestra 8. La mujer es

mam6 en la cocina.
A.cantante
A. estamos B.deportista
B. ayudamos C. modista
C. estar D. bailarina
D. ayudar

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9. Lleva 14. lConoces a estos estudiantes? Si, yo
conozco muy bien.
A. un vestido formal
B. un traje tipico A. la
C. un traje de baflo B. las
D. un pantal6n largo C. lo
D. los
10. Juan no escribir con la
---
mano derecha.
15. 6Qu6 hora es? Mi reloj no
A. puede
B. puedo A. va
C. pude B. trabaja --.
D. poder C. sirve
D. sirviente
11. No me queda bien. Necesito una
m6s grande.
16. Carlota el piano muy bien.
A. nrimero
B. talla A. trabaja
D. taller B. toca
D. casa C. juega
D. sabe
12. Esta maflana me mucho
las piernas.
17. Despu6s de me baflo'
A. duelo A. levantado---,
B. dolor B. levant6ndome
C. duelen C. me levanto
D. doler D. levantarme

13. Ayer por la tarde mi Padre


a casa muY tarde'

A. lleg6
B. llegaba
C. llegar
D. llegado

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Questions 18 to 20 are based on the graph below.

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18. iEn qu6 mes hace calor?

A. Mayo
B. Julio
C. Noviembre
D. Enero

19. iCu6les son los meses de verano?

A. Junio a agosto
B. Septiembre a noviembre
C. Diciembre a febrero
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V. iV'LATZO a^ --- ^
ilrayO

20. Puede ser las temperaturas de

A. M6xico
B. Chile
C. Guatemala
D. Puerto Rico

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SECTION 2 . READING COMPREHENSION

Read the advertisement below and answer questions 2l-25. Select the best answer from the
four options A, B, C, and D. Shade the letter of the corresponding question on the answer
sheet.

SPANISH PROGRAMME

6Eres estudiante de la secundaria Y estudias espaflol?


eTe gustaria experimentar la vida
y cultura de un pais hispanohablante? j-l' -

Puedes pasar de 3-5 semanas al extranjero en Argentina, Chile,


M6xico, Venezuela o Perir en casa de una familia amistosa.

coMIDA rfprca, NI0SICA IVIARCHOSA


BAILES CI]ITURALES VISTAS IMPRESTONANTES
PASEOS HISTORICOS GENTE A}V{ABIJ

lOfertas especiales para una clase con su profesor!


Para mds informaci6n llama al954 - I9I0
o visita nuestro sitio web a www.pihispano.com

lMejora tu espaflol! iNo pierdes esta oPortunidad!

21. The opportunity advertised is for

A. Secondary school Spanish teachers


B. Spanish students
C. Foreign students
D. Families who speak Spanish

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22. Advantages of this programme include

A. A certificate at the end of the programme


B. Part-time emPloYment
C. Benefits for the whole familY
D. Improvement in language

23. What is the shortest time for the experience?

A.3 days
B. 3 weeks
C.3 months
D. 3 years

24. What is included in the package?

A. Spanish classes
B. Free meals
C. Visits to historic sites
D. Study materials
25. Persons may get more ;nfbnnation from:

A. Visits to the ageii .i


B. The organizers oi ,iie programrne
C. Radio announcements
D. The website

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SECTION 2 - READING COMPREHENSION

Read the e-mail below and answer questions 26-30. Select the best answer from the four
options A, B, C and D. Shade the letter of the corresponding question on the answer sheet.

A NEW TEACHER

Fichero Edici6n lnserci6n trumentos Mensales


De: ncia.ccil-r Asunto: Un nuevo

lHola Juan!

para los ex6menes? Tengo unas noticias muy buenas'


uQud tal? 1,C6mo van los estudios
profesor' Perdimos
Recuerdas que hace fies meses que mi clase de geogtafia no tiene un
charlamos' dibujamos
bastante tiempo, en yezde estudiar y prepararnos para los ex6menes,

y jugamos. El director del colegio, Sr. Flores, venia a nuestra aula cada dia porque
nuestra clase' Es muy
haciamos mucho ruido. Ayer, acompafl6 al nuevo profesor a
en muy poco tiempo' Qu6
inteligente y trabajador y dice que tenemos mucho que hacer
|istima que no estudiamos antes... Ahora si tenemos que hacerlo'
Tu amiga
Candace

26. How long did the students not have a 28. Who always came to the classroom?
teacher?
A. The geograPhY teacher
a. Two weeks B. The pnnciPai
B. Three weeks C. The janitor
C. Two months D. The parents
D. Three months
29. Why did Mr. Flores come to the
27. What did they normally do when no classroom?
teacher was there?
A. Because he was the new teacher'
A. Chat, shtdY, eat B. To tell students about uPcoming
B. Sleep, draw, eat exams
C. Play, draw, chat C. To gtve an assignment
D. Sleep, study, chat D. Because the class was noisY

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30. How did students feel?

A. Sorry that they had not studied


B. Angry that they were given an
assignment
C. Anxious about upcoming exams
D. Happy to have a new teacher

SECTION 3 _ SITUATIONAL RESPONSES

Write one sentence in Spanish that you would say in each of the following situations.

L You so to the Mall to eat with your friend Carlos. Tell him that the cafeteria is closed.

2. Carlabelieves that you do nothing at home. Tell her which chore you do.

3. There is a lovely shirt in the store window. The clerk tells you is costs $500-00- Tell her
it is too expensive.

4. You are supposed to go to a football match with a friend but the weather is very bad.
What do you say when You call him?

5. You have just arrived home on a hot aftemoon. How do you tell your mother that you are
hot and thirsfy?

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6. There is a holiday work programme at a music store in which you can interact with
Spanish-speaking visitors. Complete the application form below in Spanish.

Solicitud de trabajo

NOMBRE: .... APELLIDO:

SEXO: nMASCULINO TFEMENINO


FECHA DE NACIMIENTO:

DIRECCION:

NUMERO DE TELEFONO:

NOMBRE DE TU ESCUELA:

3 DIAS PREFERIDOS PARA TRABAJAR:

Me gustariatrabajar en la tienda de mrisica porque

FIRMA:

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Written Expression

7. The Romano family (Seflor y Sefrora Romano and their children Ricardo and Maribet) is
enjoying a family outing.

Write either a COMPOSITION or a DIALOGUE in Spanish (between 80 - 100 words), and


be sure to include the following details:

. Where they want to go


o What each one wants to do there
o A pleasant surprise
o How they feel at the end of the day

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