INITIAL TEST

School Year 2016-2017

The 8th form L1

I. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form: (10x1p=10p)

Joe and Alex want to buy a present for Sally because it…………… (be)her birthday soon. They ……………….…. (look) for
a book now but they………………….(not know) what to choose. Sally ………….already……………….. (read)’’Clumsy Kevin’’ so Alex and
Joe…………………(not buy) this one. Sally ………………….(not like)scary stories so they ………………….(not choose) ’’When the Moon
is Full’’. ’’Call Detective Ross’’…………… …… (look) interesting. Sally …… ……………… (like) detective stories. They think that
they……..…………….. (get) this book for her birthday.
II. Complete the sentences with these words: for, by, in, at, ago, since, on, of, about. (10x1=10p)
1 Alex is interested………photography. be a final test at the end of the semester.

2 Joe is good……………playing the guitar. 7 When Tom was a schoolboy, he was crazy…….….… cars and he kept
drawing them in his drawing book.
3 The vacuum cleaner was invented……….an Englishman.
8 Some people are very keen ……..…working in a team, but some others
4 Miss Walker has lived here………..…. twenty years. don't like depending on others.
5 She visited China ten years ……………. 9. Why should I be scared …….…. ghosts? They don't exist.
6 ……..the first day of the course, the professor said that there would 10. I haven't eaten anything………………. breakfast.

III. Make questions to match the answers. (5x4p=20p)

1. ……………………..ever………………………………….? No, I’ve never been to America.

2. ……………………………………………………………...? She bought her necklace in Egypt.

3. ………………………………………………….……….…? They play football twice a week.

4. …………………………………………………………….? She was writing to her pen friend.

5. ……………………………………………………………..? He wants a new camera because his old one is broken.

IV. Fill in the blanks with whose, which, when, who, where: (10x1p=10p)

1. Here is the bar …............ they usually meet. 6. The horse................ won the race is called Furious.

2. This is the girl …........... won the first prize. 7. We live ….............. the sun rises.

3. Mangoes ….......... are over- ripe should be thrown 8. I think George was the one ….......... first suggested
away. the idea.

4. This is the film……………director was nominated for 9. We have a ranch …........... we go at weekends.
an Oscar.
10. The best time to go shopping is in the morning... .. .
5. A child …............ does not play games will never be it is not crowded.
healthy.

V. Write a letter to a friend of yours telling him/her about your summer holiday. (30p)
You should include information about the places you visited, the weather, the activities, the location, food and people you met.

TEST DE EVALUARE INIŢIALĂ
Anul şcolar 2016-2017
Limba engleză
Clasa a VIII- a L1
BAREM

2 POINTS GRANTED
I. 10P - Is, are looking, do not know ,has read, will not buy/are not going to buy, does not like ,will
not choose /are not going to choose, looks, likes, will get/are going to get
II. 10 P - 1. in, 2. at, 3. by, 4. for, 5. ago, 6. on, 7. about, 8.on , 9. of, 10. since.

III. 20 P - 1. Have you ever been to America?
2. Where did she buy her necklace?
3. How often do they play football?
4. Who was she writing to?
5. Why does he want a new camera?
IV. 10 P 1. where, 2. who, 3. which, 4. whose, 5.who, 6.which, 7. where, 8. who, 9. where, 10. when

V. 30 P - 4 points for appropriately beginning and ending the letter:

- 8 points for correct grammar structures and connectors

- 5 points for the use of appropriate vocabulary

- 10 points for covering the aspects demanded by the task

- 5 points for a balanced structure

- 2 points for the general impression