CONTENTS

Part I TESTS FOR INTENSIVE CLASSES ..............................................................7 Oral Examination ............................................................................................8 TICKET 3 ............................................................................................10 TICKET 4 ............................................................................................11 TICKET 5 ......................................................................................12 TICKET 6 ............................................................................................12 TICKET 7 ............................................................................................13 TICKET 8 ............................................................................................14 TICKET 9 ............................................................................................15 TICKET 10 ..........................................................................................16 Written Examination......................................................................................17 TEST 1 ..............................................................................................18 TEST 2 ..............................................................................................22 TEST 3 ..............................................................................................26 TEST 4 ..............................................................................................30 TEST 5 ..............................................................................................34 TEST 6 ..............................................................................................38 TEST 7 ..............................................................................................42 Test 8 ..................................................................................................46 TEST 9 ..............................................................................................50 TEST 10 ............................................................................................54 Answer Keys ................................................................................................58

...................................................................................124 ......................................................................................................................75 TEST II ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................65 Oral Examination ........................................95 TEST Vll .................................................................................................72 TICKET 9 ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................74 TEST I .....................................................................................................................................................91 TEST Vl ..................................................................................................................................69 TICKET 5 ....................................................................................................111 Answer Key ...........................................................................................................................99 TEST Vlll ............71 TICKET 8 ...........................................................................................................103 TEST lX .......107 TEST X.........................................................................................................................................115 Appendix ...............79 TEST III .........................................................................68 TICKET 4 .........70 TICKET 6 .....................................................................87 TEST V ...........................................................120 SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ........................................72 TICKET 10 ................................................................................................................................70 TICKET 7 .........................83 TEST IV .........................................66 TICKET 1 .................67 TICKET 2 .........................Part II TESTS FOR BILINGUAL CLASSES ....................................................................................................67 TICKET 3 ..................................................................73 Written Examination................

But as I grew up. Others are filmed in a hostile environment where they have to find food and shelter or they have to face the thing that they are most afraid of. What is the main idea of the text? 2. there are critics who believe that programmes like these are humiliating and they can be dangerous for society. 1. Some people say that you shouldn’t “put off till tomorrow what you can do today”. The TV companies like this kind of shows because they are cheap to produce and attract young viewers. But even if many people are attracted to watch or participate. ordinary people were tricked into doing ridiculous things and sometimes they were very funny. The European television introduced what we call today “reality shows”. things changed. Read the text and answer the following questions (20 points): The New TV Shows I remember watching TV many hours a day when I was a child. Why do TV companies prefer to produce this kind of shows? 4. What is the critics’ opinion? Do you share it? II. In all these cases the viewers are those who decide who should leave or stay. There. What kind of people participate in these shows and why? 3. One of the programmes that I liked very much was “Candid Camera”.TEST YOUR ENGLISH FOR INTENSIVE AND BILINGUAL CLASSES 3 Part I TESTS FOR INTENSIVE CLASSES Oral Examination TICKET 1 I. They turn common people into “stars” by putting them in unusual situations. Do you agree? (10 points) . Some of them are locked in a small house with cameras running twenty four hours a day.

A would rather B will C could D may 9.. A am watching B watch C will watch D watched . A worked B works C is working D will work 4.. A tidy B am tidying C will tidy D will be tidying 6. A leave B will leave C have left D left 2. You … be John. I … my lawyer next week to discuss about this issue. we? A do B can C will D shall 10. How long … English? A have you studied B did you study C have you been studying D were you studying 3. A could B may C must D should 7. he will definitely have good results. Who … to when I called you? A were you talking B did you talk C have you talked D are you talking 5. C or D best fits each space (10 points): 1. They … for Paris two weeks ago.. B. He … stay home than go outside with his friends. my room tomorrow. Read the sentences and decide which answer A. Now I’m not in the mood so I think I . ..4 Roxana Boangiu • Mirela Dincu Written Examination TEST 1 I. I’ve heard a lot of good things about you. Let’s visit the museum. If he … hard. A see B am seeing C will see D have seen 8. Sometimes I … TV until late at night.

. I don’t want to study Spanish. Some people say that (5) . the music you hear or play is usually an indication of the time and environment in which it (9) … created... They . Use only one word in each space (10 points): Music Music helps your mind develop (0) and grow... 4. help your brain develop to a higher level and faster than other students.. If a line is correct put a tick ( ) at the end of the line. Read the text below and look carefully at each line. The last time they saw their grandson was when he was ten. Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. On the other (8) . and I have found this to be very true.. How can music (6) .. III... my parents (1) … say.Italian would be better.. associated with all these disciplines? Everybody knows that music is based (7) … the rhythmic subdivisions of time. Some of the lines are correct but others contain an unnecessary word. History. 3. “I always feel guilty after I fight with my classmates. It is a very well-known (2) … that participating in a music program in school (3) . and if we take it (10) . 2. “Why don’t we send him an e-mail?” Carla suggested . They claim that music is everything. write the word at the end of the line. If you listen carefully you can hear the music of Math. of a foreign language and even of Physical Education. Music is a very important part of our life... 5. Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence (10 points): 1... Music actually improves communication (4) … the right and left sides of the brain..” She said . who knows what the world would be like. I’d .. IV. There are two examples done for you at the beginning (0) and (00) (10 points). The thieves stole the painting despite the improved security system....TEST YOUR ENGLISH FOR INTENSIVE AND BILINGUAL CLASSES 5 II. is good to have music in schools. If the line has a word which should not be there. The Food of the Future . allowing you to gain better comprehension and memorization skills. The painting .

A fortune 4. A true 8. 10 V. A visit here gives you the 3) … to get closer to the celebrities you love: singers. 0. A world 2.. the ecosystem 9 and people’s safety if it has not been tested yet properly. A most 1. If you want to10) … the wax figures or to take a photo you can even touch them. This is an issue that has entered in 00 in the media in a lot of the countries. The story of how the figures are made is fascinating. Biotechnology 5 could to be the wave of the future and genetically modified food will provide 6 alternatives to help increase of food production. A famous 10. donated and bought by the museum. working there is to find hair that 6) … closely the hair of the celebrities. A people 6. sportsmen. politicians. A research B more B universe B identified B chance B attendant B stuff B unites B real B dressed B glorious B inspect C many C earth C located C destiny C teacher C crowd C associates C veritable C taken C big C examine D much D planet D found D accident D guide D children D matches D actual D given D celebrated D study .6 Roxana Boangiu • Mirela Dincu A lot of food that we eat today contains genetically modified ingredients 0 and usually without our knowledge. Read the text below and decide which word best fits each numbered space (10 points): The Wax Museum One of the (0) … interesting and original museums in the 1) … is Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum. Supporters of this technology 1 claim that it sustains the food security around the world as the 2 population increases. it is 7) … hair. A adviser 5. The clothes of the statues are amazing. Things that were seen only 4 in the movies a few years ago become now very real. A established 3. actors. The most difficult job of the 5) . But is genetically modified 7 food safe? Do we actually need it? The potential benefits are exciting 8 although there are real concerns on about biodiversity. After a while you don’t know who is real and who is frozen in time. A combines 7. The 4) … tells you about Madame Tussaud and about her successful profession. Some of them are created by 9) … fashion designers. The museum is divided into two sections: statues of the most recent times and historical people and events. It is no to doubt that as time goes on the science 3 behind genetic engineering is being improving. They were 8) … and donated by the actual celebrities. Believe it or not.. A worn 9. 2) … in London.

10 SAFE . to say.. You share the work. Home is where 3 EASY you learn to get along with people. 4 FEEL Try to listen when others in the family have . Read the text below and use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the space (10 points). This means … up after yourself and 9 CLEAN sharing the responsibility for the … of everyone in the house.. of the others. Manners Manners are constantly changing from one century or one generation to the next..TEST YOUR ENGLISH FOR INTENSIVE AND BILINGUAL CLASSES 7 VI. The … of certain manners from one decade to the 2 SURVIVE next finds its answer in that they make life … for everybody. It is important for the members of a family to consider each other’s … 7 PRIVATE Another important part of family good manners is … You share the TV set and 8 SHARE the telephone. For 0 GENERATE example a … was originally meant to show that the man was not carrying 1 HAND a sword or dagger in his hands.. Even a little brother 5 SOME who can’t yet read or an … grandmother who seems quite old has the right to an 6 PATIENCE opinion. to respect the rights and .

Does it mean that we are all stupid? People should be given the opportunity to trust their friends without being taken advantage of and labeled accordingly. They are defined as both stupid and lacking common sense. the gullible person would immediately look upwards. Still. Read (in silence) the text below and express your opinion about the ideas it contains. Are gullible people really stupid or their only problem is that they trust the others too much? Each of us can be at least once in the situation of taking a piece of information for granted when facing circumstances we know nothing about. (20 points) Gullibility Nowadays people look down on gullible persons. II. Support your opinion with examples and arguments. Do you consider that teenagers today have become more and more addicted to telephones? Explain and expand. Each of us has been at least once gullible. Gullible people believe everything they are told. For example if somebody tells him “Hey. Our society should promote trust and not make fun of it. to the joy of the others who know there is nothing there.8 Roxana Boangiu • Mirela Dincu Part II TESTS FOR BILINGUAL CLASSES Oral Examination TICKET 1 I. that is the source of cheap laugh for others. did you notice gullible is written on the ceiling?”. (10 points) . laugh at them and don’t even take them seriously. there is another matter to be brought up. Thus. gullible persons’ view on life may just be better than that of most of our fellows.

Few months later he was rushed to hospital in a coma. I love U!” He loved both his daughter and his wife very much . (2) … . A B C D E F His child. Francis Bean Cobain was born shortly after It turned him into an anti-social. He claimed to use it as a shield against the pain of stomach ulcers. already pregnant and in August he received medical treatment for heroine abuse. the one to reshape the sound of the nineties. During the winter of 1993-1994 Nirvana set off a European tour. Born on February.TEST YOUR ENGLISH FOR INTENSIVE AND BILINGUAL CLASSES 9 Written Examination TEST I I. His death also brought about teenagers committing suicide in US & Australia. His mother was a waitress. (5) … . which caused him throat problems. becoming for a certain period of time a living under a bridge homeless. (4) … . He soon found out that he and the term “control” had very little in common. In 1989 Nirvana was able to record the first album and step by step they grew more and more successful. Five sentences have been removed from the text. It ended with the words “I love U. withdrawn child. near Seattle. In February 1992 Cobain married Courtney Love. There is one extra sentence which you do not need to use. leaving a suicide note to his wife and the 19 month-old daughter. until they became overnight millionaires. Cobain became a victim of heroin in the early 90’s. (1) … He was fascinated by the British band Sex Pistols and he tried several times to form his own band. He also worried that his band had lost the moral principles and it was attracting the wrong kind of fans. Cobain was a sickly bronchitic child. Read the following text. his father an auto mechanic and their divorce made things worse for Cobain. 20 1967. (3) …. On the 5th of April he put a shotgun in his mouth and pulled the trigger. The reason was his attempt to commit suicide. (5 points) Kurt Cobain Kurt Donald Cobain was the leader of Nirvana band. Choose from the sentences A-F the one which fits each gap (1-5).

Do we say they are addicted to the telephone? Of course not. If (2) … started defining addiction as social (3) …. 7. working etc. 4. Their only problem might be a strong desire to not want to deal with other problems in their lives. (15 points) 1. There’s not a big (4) … among these people and those who may deal with a (5) …. 8. 10. We meet /are meeting at 12 pm at your place. I had already finished/ finished my meal when my friends came in. Choose the alternative which suits the meaning best. 6. I was so tired because I had been studying/was studying for a couple of hours. Read the following sentences. anxiety or (6) … problems. We can’t come to a conclusion until they will announce/ announce the latest news. . She said she will/would do her best to impress them. While they were walking/walked the dog. The words are given in the order they should be used. 9. then we would all be addicted to every social relationship. If you paid/will pay attention to it. This would be the only (8) …. Some people definitely spend a lot of time watching TV. you would understand it better. Of course. It’s not the technology that is addicting. these kind of people stay online. Use the words given in capitals below the text to form a word that fits in the space. Read the text below. (10 points) Internet Addiction Disorder Do some people have problems with (0) spending too much time on the Internet? Sure they do. There is an example at the beginning.10 Roxana Boangiu • Mirela Dincu II. but can we draw the conclusion that TV and work (1) … involves something pathological? Probably not. The city center is being/ is rebuilt at present. not feeling like talking to anybody for example. And behaviours are easily (10) … . 3. 2. a storm started. I really wish you were/are here now. it’s the (9) … . Teenagers spend many hours talking on the phone to people they see every day. 5. (0) SPEND (1) ADDICT (2) SCIENCE (3) INTERACT (4) DIFFER (5) DEPRESS (6) RELATE (7) WITHDRAW (8) DISTINCT (9) BEHAVE (10) CURE III. Ann graduated/has graduated from college five years ago. Instead of becoming (7) ….

You would have handled the situation much better if you had paid/paid more attention to it. draperies and cushions were also perfumed. A starts A Flies A By A Located A Easily A Some A Powerful A Footprints A Plain A Already A Were B comes B Runs B From B Found B Mostly B Any B Hard B Fragments B Known B To B Have C initiates C Goes C At C Initiated C Usually C Few C Strong C Appearance C Admitted C Alike C Had D begins D Limps D Near D Created D Frequently D No D Heavy D Traits D Experience D Too D Being . Nefertiti surrounded (12) . C or D best fits each space. 4. Perfumes were also (3) … in the tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs and they are (4) … mentioned in the Bible. 3. Read the text below and decide which answer A. Romans celebrated perfumes. that is nice smell that (1) … through the air from burning incense.. (10 points) Perfumes The word “perfume” (0) B from Latin.. 7. Incense was the first form of perfume. . (5) …of the perfumes were so (6) … that 3300 years after Tutankhamen’s death some (7) . It was so hot/ such a hot that we decided to sunbathe. IV.11. flacons filled with sweet oils and jars of unguents.. horses and birds (10) … released to (11) …perfumes from their wings. I’m leaving/ l leave tomorrow morning 13.000 years ago. 6. 8. There is an example at the beginning. It had many uses. They perfumed their pet dogs. They came to apply perfume three times a day. The cookie was so sweet/ such sweet that she couldn’t help eating it. embalming the dead with perfume being only one of them. candlesticks. She (13) … Mark Anthony on a ship with perfume sails and her (14) … was announced by clouds of (15) .. 14. 5. (0) 1. B. 15. “per” meaning “through” and “fumus” meaning “smoke”. 12. Cleopatra experimented a lot the power of scent. 9. of fragrance could be detected the moment the tomb was opened.. too. 2. with containers with myrrh. (9) … . She apologized for being late/ to be late and then she entered the room.. Tables. It is (8) … that the embalming lasted between 40 to 70 days to complete. 10. discovered (2) … the Mesopotamians about 4.

world’s largest ship. so they would take them only to save the survivors of other sinking ships. Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. If a line has a word which should not be there. In the fourth day of her journey. She was thought (3) … as the safest ship ever built. The impact was fatal (8) … the water four degrees below freezing soon poured through the ship. and some have a word which shouldn’t be there. (10 points) The word Buddha signifies one who is being awake. It was plain that there weren’t (9) … lifeboats for all the passengers and even though all of them were provided life jackets it was clear that some of them wouldn’t make it. that is a state of being that goes above all the earthly things.500 years Buddhists do not consider him to be a god. Her passengers were (2) … blend of the world’s richest people. He sat down under the pipal tree. (0) the Titanic. if any. 1912. He was an Enlightened human being. Some of the lines are correct. (10 points) Titanic On April 10. he realized he hadn’t been found Truth yet. His wish came true after 40 days. left England (1) … her way to New York City. Read the text below and look carefully at each line.12 Roxana Boangiu • Mirela Dincu V. Titanic struck (7) … iceberg. VI. There is an example at the beginning (0). There is an example at the beginning (0). The reason for carrying this number of lifeboats was that (6) … was considered an unsinkable ship. 0 being 1… 2… 3… 4… 5… 6… 7… 8… 9… 10 … . That is why he tried some other ways of reaching it. when he finally achieved Enlighment. in fact he didn’t not pretend to be one. put a tick ( ) by the number. This name has been for first to a man named Siddhartha. the story holds that he had a cloistered upbringing but he soon left from home in search for Truth. Use only ONE word in each space. a large Indian tree. even of austerity and. If a line is correct. in spite of being at a certain moment on the point of death. born in the Nepal 2. and swore not to move from that spot until he won Enlightment. He practiced meditation. able to “decipher” life in its the most profound way possible. write the word in the space.200 passengers and crew. so safe (4) … she carried only 20 lifeboats– enough (5) … carry only half of her 2. on the night of April 14. The biggest ship (10) … made slowly slid under the water two hours and forty minutes after the collision. meaning woken up to reality .