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jueves, 27 de abril de 2017

2009 2010 JUNE B

INDIA´S ECONOMIC REVIVAL

1. a) true " ever since the great... dust"
b) true " By 1870, ...deprivation"

3. a) wealth
b) dust
c) peak
d) famine

4. 1. which
2. from / meant
3. long / takes
4. Its / defeating

2009 2010 JUNE A

The truth about bears

1. a) true "And he tracked their movements and marked them on maps"
b) false " And so he abandoned... his study animals"

3. a) creatures
b) trust
c) detachment
d) wave

4. 1. believes / eating
2. about eating / have to
c) needn´t dissect
d) the bear not to worry when he went near him.

miércoles, 19 de abril de 2017

2009-2010 September B


Trick or treat! It´s Halloween


1. a. F "Actually, Halloween originated in Europe as a Celtic New Year celebration" / "For the Irish, in the Celtic calendar... a pagan festival"

b. F "They began to dress up... a practice that eventually became... tradition"

2. a. Halloween is one of the greatest commercial holidays in the USA because people spend over seven billion dollars every year.
... because people spend their money to buy a lot of things for Halloween.

b. The "trick or treat" tradition is similar to the Celtic celebration in the sense that people used to wear costumes and give food.

3. a. products 

b. stunning

c. Actually

d. fleeing

4. a. If / from

b. where / so that -- a

c. Although / in

d. Two million people who celebrate in the streets are attracted by NY´s village H. parade.


Next exams:
2009-2010 June A The truth about bears
2009-2010 June B India´s Economic Revival
2nd P for April, 27th
2nd Q for April, 28th



2009-2010 September A

Music therapy can help children 
with communication problems

1. a. F "But, after the operation... can begin to speak."

b. F "She added that todlers undergoing rehabilitation... sometimes... makes them more introverted"

2. a. After music therapy / After music rehabilitation 
it was shown that these children with communication problems were more likely to speak.
Music therapy helps children who were not able to hear properly to improve their communicative skills in an easier way and it also reduces the stress that they suffer.


b. Some children are involved in games including music and some others are suggested games without music.

In the rehabilitation sessions children are provided with toys and they can just play with them,whereas when there is music, they do activities related to it. 

3. a. undergoes

b. todlers

c. suitable

d. researchers

4. a. Music, which... between...

b. are videotaped / to

c. There is still --- / a lot of / much more work to be done BY researchers

d. ... that her son had improved...




miércoles, 29 de marzo de 2017

PAU 2010 2011 SEPTEMBER B

WHAT SHOULD WE DO ABOUT 
CLIMATE CHANGE?

1. a) F "In Australia, peak energy demand is on hot summer days, when..."

b) T "As a matter of fact, ninety-seven percent of scientists agree that climate change is happening"

2. a) The first thing we can do is to waste less energy  and the second one is to use a different kind of energy sources, like solar panels.

b) Some industries are against informing about climate change bacause they would lose a lot of money if people used other alternatives.
... wouldn´t get so much money.

3. a) providing

b) peak

c) because

d) fix

4. a) which / in

b) was cut / to

c) took / used to take // driving

d) ... (the reason) why people should use less energy.

for next WED. 5TH 2009 2010 SEPTEMBER

A MUSIC THERAPY CAN HELP CHILDREN WITH COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS

B TRICK OR TREAT! IT´S HALLOWEEN

PAU 2010 2011 SEPTEMBER A

CLEOPATRA WAS NOT KILLED 
BY A SNAKE

1. a) F "Now C. S., (...) has presented evidence on a television programme that drugs..."
b) F "We consulted eminent zoologists... would have been too uncertain and taken too long"
2. a) He is mentioned becuase he was Cleopatra´s Roman lover / one of Cleopatra´s lovers.
b) P. S. thought that a snake bite was not the cause of Cleopatra´s death because a snake bite would have provoked a long lasting death / a death lasting several days. 
3. a) likewise

b) portrayed

c) evidence

d) cocktail

4. a) that / who

b) shows / as

c) was hidden / on

d) wrote / later


miércoles, 22 de marzo de 2017

PAU 2010 2011 JUNE B

WHAT´S IN A NAME?

1. a) F "In Britain, you can call a child almost everything... the only restrictions on parents relate to offensive words".
b) T "For example, there have been six boys named Gandalf..."

2. a) The Government didn´t let the couple to call their baby 4Real so they decided to choose the name "Superman" instead.
b) In some countries like UK names can´t be offensive; in other countries such as China they can´t contain symbols or letters from abroad and in other places such as Japan, Denmark or Germany parents must choose from a name list.

3. a) fashion
b) choose
c) Equally
d) such as

4. a) most important / for
b) If / searching
c) likes / mispronounced
d) baby´s name / whose

FOR NEXT DAY, MARCH 29TH

2010 2011 SEPTEMBER A & B

CLEOPATRA WAS NOT KILLED BY A SNAKE 
&
WHAT SHOULD WE DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?