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Examen extraordinario para alumnos de 2º de Bachillerato con la materia de 1º pendiente

CRITERIOS DE CALIFICACIÓN: GRAMMAR 5/10 marks ; READING 2,5/10 marks; WRITING 2,5/10 marks



1. Complete the sentences with the suitable verb tense (3 marks;0.25 each correct answer) 1. Jane invited me to the cinema today but I ___________________ (refuse) to go because I _____________________________. (already/see) the film. 2. Where exactly ________________________ (you/stand) when you saw the 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

accident? When you get to the station, I ____________________ (wait) for you. He ____________________ (be) usually very rude, but today he ________________ (be) very polite to his colleagues. If I were you, I ______________________________ (tell) my parents about it. My sister________________________________ (get) married next week. “I really don‟t understand this exercise.” “Don‟t worry. I _________________________ (help) you.” We _______________________ (play) tennis yesterday if it ___________ _________ (not/rain)

9. His hands were dirty because he _____________________________ (repair) the car. 2. Correct the mistakes in the following sentences. If the sentence is correct, write a tick () next to it. (1,5 marks/0,25each correct answer) 1. What time you finished work last night? 2. I knew that Paul will pass his driving test. 3. Paul and Sue have been married since five years ago. 4. The teacher asked me that where was my book. 5. We‟ll have dinner as soon as your father will arrive. 6. You mustn‟t go to the supermarket. We‟ve got plenty of food. 3. Rewrite the sentences keeping the original meaning and starting with the words given. Use the structure in brackets when given. (4 marks; 0.25 each correct answer) 1. Spain is bigger than Great Britain. Great Britain isn’t... 2. The watch was very expensive, so I didn‟t buy it. If the watch ..

3. The computer was too expensive for him to buy. The computer wasn’t ... 4. We left early because the party was very boring. If … 5. No other swimmer in the team is so fast as James. James is … 6. You won‟t get it if you don‟t try. Unless ... 7. Perhaps it will rain tomorrow. It ... 8. (Reported Speech) Tom said to me, “I rang you up yesterday” Tom ... 9. (Reported Speech) My boss said to me, “Don‟t be late tomorrow” My boss ... 10. (Reported Speech) Arthur asked Doris, “Did you see the eclipse last night?” Arthur ... 11. (Reported Speech) Sarah asked Mike, “What time does the train leave?” Sarah ... 12. (Relative Clause) Do you like the town? He lives there. Do you ... 13. (Relative Clause) She is the girl. I borrowed the novel from her. She is ... 14. (Passive Voice) They gave her a beautiful bunch of flowers yesterday. She ... 15. (Passive Voice) They are making a new film in the old studio. A new... 16. (Passive Voice) Graham Bell invented the telephone. The telephone ... 4. Write questions for the underlined words. (1.5 marks; 0.25 each correct answer) a. I go to the dentist twice a year. b. The bus arrived at half past four. c. She‟s got three children. d. She‟s listening to classical music. e. The dinner cost £25. f. We waited there for hours.







There is a new initiative called Girls in Sport that is trying to increase girls‟ interest in sport at school. Right now 40 per cent of teenage girls in Britain drop out of sport and PE during school and 91 per cent of women between the ages of 16 and 24 hardly do any exercise at all. The Girls in Sport initiative has been developed by the Youth Sport Trust and Nike. The research in seventy-four schools so far has discovered that the problem is partly caused by a lack of famous role-model sportswomen. We are surrounded by pictures of female pop stars, models and actresses, but in the world of sport the media usually focuses on male stars. However, the problem is also gender discrimination and sexist attitudes. There is a myth that sport is not for girls, and boys are often given more praise for their sporting success. But the study also discovered how some simple changes in the trial schools greatly encouraged girls to continue playing sport. Giving female pupils the chance to plan their own PE lessons was a great success and it led to the introduction of sports like football and aerobics. The girls were also allowed to wear what they liked, and changing room facilities were improved. The aims of the scheme are not just to improve results in sporting events. Sue Campbell, chief executive of the Youth Sports Trust, says, “Girls who play sport tend to have higher self-esteem and greater self-confidence. Research shows that they are more likely to develop assertive, positive, optimistic personalities.”

QUESTIONS: 1. Add TRUE or FALSE and copy evidence from the text to support your answer. No marks are given for just “true” or “false” (6/15 marks) A) Sixty per cent of British teenage girls practise sport at school. B) Not many girls practise sports when they grow up. C) Radio and TV give usually give lots of information about male sports. D) Sport is not considered as important for girls as it is for boys. E) Most girls like aerobics, but not football. F) Before the initiative, the girls had to wear a uniform at the PE lessons.

2. What does the word refer to in the text? Underline the right option. (4/15 marks) a. that (l.1) : the girls - the initiative - the sport – increasing b. we (l.7): the girls – the students – the pop stars - everybody c. their (l.10): the sports‟ – the girls‟ – the boys‟ – the success‟ d. their (l.14) : the girls‟ – the chance „s– the lessons‟ – the PE e. it (l.14): the great success – the new planning – the PE lessons – the


3. What is the meaning of the words underlined in the text? Match the words and the meanings by writing the suitable number in the empty column. (5/15 marks) 1

increase (l.1)

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

drop out (l.2) hardly (l.3) develop (l.5) lack (l.7) focus (l.8) praise (l.10) trial (l.12) encourage (l.13) assertive (l.20)

able to express their needs and opinions clearly admiration, enthusiastic approval non-existence persuade almost experiment to test something make bigger concentrate, pay great attention to stop, leave design, produce

III. WRITING (between 100-120 words) Choose ONE of these topics. A) Describe the best / the worst holiday you have ever taken. B) Describe a character from a piece of literature (play, novel, poem) that you studied or read. Include your opinion about him/her.

Sample exam (1º Bachillerato)