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‫ دريد هيهىب‬:‫الودرس‬

] ‫ [ الصفحة األولى‬2013 – 2012 ‫) لشهادة التعلين األساسي للعام الدراسي‬3( ‫نوىذج اهتحاني‬

A- Read the following text then do the tasks below:

B- Read the following text then do the tasks below:

In developing countries, women and girls,

Our paper is studying problems with traffic in

who are usually responsible for water, waste time

our town. Every day when we travel to work or

and energy carrying water instead of working to

school, we experience too much traffic and noise.

improve their lives. On average, they walk a distance

We sit in traffic jams getting stressed or we can’t

of six kilometres each day, which takes three hours,

hear people speak because of car horns and traffic

and they carry 20 litres of water home. If water is

noise. One problem is that there are too many cars

nearer their homes, girls have time to go to school.

and lorries in the town centre. The streets are too

Women also suffer, because they need clean water

crowded, and the air is too dirty because of all the

when they are pregnant or looking after young

traffic. Mr. Martin, a shopkeeper, said, ‘There is too

babies. Diseases carried in water kill up to ten

much noise. I can’t hear myself think! Mr. Wood, a

million children a year, putting mothers and their

policeman, said, ‘There are also too many parked

unborn children at risk.

vehicles. It’s difficult to walk along the streets.’ But

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the biggest problem is that there is too much air pollution.

 Choose the right answer (a, b or c) to complete the following: (6 marks)

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1. In developing countries, usually women and

 Write true (T) or false (F):

…………………. are responsible for water.

6. The newspaper is studying the problem of noise in the town.

a- children

b- boys

c- girls

2. …………………. Women need clean water. a- beautiful

b- pregnant

c- African

3. Diseases carried in water are …………………. for children and mothers. a- healthy

b- dangerous c- good

-------------------------------------------------------------- Choose two of the underlined words in the text to suit their definitions below: (4 marks) 4. A woman or female animal having unborn baby growing inside her body.

(6 marks)

7. The people they interviewed are happy with traffic in the town. 8. The newspaper believes that the biggest problem is dirty air. ------------------------------------------------------------- Answer the following questions: (4 marks) 9. Why air is too dirty? 10. Why can’t Mr. Martin hear himself think?

5. Illnesses which affect people, animals or plants.

English for Starters 9

School year 2012 – 2013

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‫ دريد هيهىب‬:‫الودرس‬

] ‫ [ الصفحة الثانية‬2013 – 2012 ‫) لشهادة التعلين األساسي للعام الدراسي‬3( ‫نوىذج اهتحاني‬

C- Read the following sentences and choose the correct answer: (8 marks)

G- Choose the correct tense between brackets: (10 marks)

11. I want (to, in) visit Tal Shihab waterfalls. 12. I (receive, received) an email from my uncle ten minutes ago. 13. The charity (which, who) is based in France, has several projects in Africa too. 14. I’m (interested, interesting) in seeing animals in their natural habitat. -------------------------------------------------------------D- Choose the correct answer (a, b or c) to complete the following dialogue: (8 marks)

26. Who (eats, has eaten) the biscuits? The packet is empty. 27. Before she went to school, Carol (learns, had learnt) to speak English. 28. What (will, would) happen if you go to London? 29. A few weeks ago, a woman (buys, bought) some bananas. 30. I (spend, spent) a week by the sea. It was wonderful. -----------------------------------------------------------------

15. Doctor: Hello, Saleh ………………… the problem? a- What b- What’s c- Why 16. Saleh: Well, doctor, I’ve ……………… this terrible throat. a- got b- get c- have 17. Doctor: How………………… have you had it? a- long b- tall c- bad 18. Saleh: …………………a week. It started last Saturday. a- Since b- For c- After -------------------------------------------------------------E- Write the missing word in each space: (6 marks)

H- Complete the following dialogues:  Write the questions: (6 marks)

19. I was playing tennis …………… I fell and sprained my ankle. 20. I haven’t got …………… news about my exam results yet. 21. Too …………… rain will damage the crops. ----------------------------------------------------------------F- Complete each item in column (A) with the correct choice from column (B): (8 marks) A 22. Many people move to the city, 23. I often listen to music while I study, 24. I come from Canada 25. There is too much pollution in the city.

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B a) but not all the time. b) but my parents are Chinese. c) I felt so terrified. d) because there are too few jobs I smaller towns e) We need to find a solution to this problem.

31. Fadi: ……………………………………………………..? Malek: I’ve got a broken leg. 32. Fadi: ……………………………………………………..? Malek: I broke it last week. 33. Fadi: ……………………………………………………..? Malek: I fell down while playing football. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Write the answers: (4 marks) 34. Lama: how many languages do you speak? Suha: …………………………………………………….. 35. Lama: Where did you learn them? Suha: ……………………………………………………… ---------------------------------------------------------------I- Write a 50-word composition about ONE of the following topics: (10 marks) Topic one: Write a website page for tourists about your town/city. Topic two: Write an email to a friend. Tell your friend about something that happened to you, or someone in your family.

School year 2012 – 2013

END OF EXAM – ‫ انتهت األسئلة‬-

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