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A - Language Functions

(1) What would you say in each of the following situations:
1- You friend borrowed your book. Now he has lost it.
2- Someone doesn't help an old man who fell in a pit.
3- You saw a boy throwing a stone at a glass window.
4- Hatem suggests spending the weekend in Marina. You like the idea.

1- Never mind. I've got another one.
2- What a pity!
3- That's wrong.
4- It's a good idea.

(2) Supply the missing parts in the following dialogue :

Adel : Hello, Raif. I haven't seen you for a long time.
Raif : Oh, I …………….. (1) ……………
Adel : So, you've enjoyed yourself at the seashore. Did you like Alexandria?
Raif : Yes. ………………. (2) ………………..
Adel : I would like to have a chat with you. When can I see you?
Raif : Well. Please call on Friday at 6 o'clock. I shall be waiting for you. How are your parents?
Adel : ………….. (3) ……………………….
Raif : I am sorry to hear that. But did they get better?
Adel : Their health has improved a little.
Raif : …………………. (4) ……………….
Adel : Thank you very much.

1- I've been to Alexandria.
2- It's very neat, clean and wonderful.
3- Both of them are ill.
4- I wish them a speed recovery.

B- Vocabulary & Structure

(3) Read the text and choose the correct word from the list below:

Last month we made a trip to Luxor and Aswan. The train journey to Luxor …. (1) ……. fourteen ….(2) …… We saw a lot of …… (3) things and places in Luxor, such as temples and ancient monuments. In Aswan we saw the High Dam and ……. (4) ….. Nasser where the water of the Nile is …. (5) …. It was really fun. We enjoyed …. (6) there. After four days we …. (7) back to Cairo.

1- (a) gave - (b) took - (c) went - (d) travelled.
2- (a) minutes - (b) days - (c) weeks - (d) hours
3- (a) interest - (b) interested - (c) interesting - (d) interestingly
4- (a) river - (b) canal - (d) lake - (d) sea
5- (a) stored - (b) drunk - (c) irrigated - (d) left
6- (a) themselves - (b) yourselves - (c) ourselves - (d) myself
7- (a) got - (b) kept - (c) sent - (d) returned

1- took
2- hours
3- interesting
4- lake
5- stored
6- ourselves
7- got

(4) Rewrite the following sentences using the words in brackets to give the same meaning.

1- It was raining heavily, so we didn't go out. (if)
2- A fire broke out in the stores because it was too hot. (so)
3- They have done all the work. (been)
4- Nobody has attacked them. (they)
5- You have the freedom to stay here or travel abroad. (free)

1- If it hadn't been raining heavily, we would have gone out.
2- It was too hot, so a fire broke out in the stores.
3- All the work has been done.
4- They haven't been attacked.
5- You are free to stay here or travel abroad.

C- Reading comprehension

(5) Write one word in each gap :

Supermarkets have been increasing in number and size. They are attractive …… (1) ….. shops designed to help customers to buy as many goods …. (2) … possible at the same place. They are also arranged in a …. (3) …. that persuades shoppers to buy more and …. (4) … goods.
Supermarkets are wide …. (5) … for people to move freely between shelves and stands. Even children like to …. (6) … a visit to a supermarket.

1- big
2- as
3- way
4- more
5- enough
6- pay

(6) Read the following passage then answer the questions :

A year ago a close friend of mine decided to get married and invited me to the wedding. Of course, I accepted his invitation. The wedding was to be held in a small village far from the town. I was to travel with another friend in his small car.
We were already twenty kilometres from the town when I remembered that I had left the wedding present at home. That was the beginning of a chain of incidents. First, we had to go back to get the present. Then we were held up for a long time because of a road accident in front of us. My friend was hungry and decided to stop for lunch. We were only ten kilometres from the village when we found ourselves behind a giant lorry on a narrow road which made it impossible for us to pass. Suddenly, there was a loud noise and the car nearly went off the road. One of the wheels became flat and we had to stop to change it. When we got to the wedding party, there were still a few people left. An old man told us that the new couple had gone home half an hour before.

(A) Answer the following questions :
1- Why did the car nearly go off the road?
2- The writer and his friend faced many problems on their way to the wedding. Mention two.
3- What does the underlined pronoun "it" refer to?
4- Why did the writer fail to congratulate his friend?

1- because one of the wheels became flat.
2- (a) they were held up for a long time because of a road accident.
(b) one of the wheels became flat.

3- one of the wheels
4- because he arrived after the new couple had gone home.

(B) Choose the correct answer :
1- There were few people because …………
a) their friend didn't invite many
b) most people did not attend
c) most guests had left
d) The hall was very small

2- The writer and his friend arrived ………….
a) too early for the wedding
b) just on time
c) earlier than others
d) too late

3- The last time the writer's car stopped was to ……….
a) wait for the giant lorry to pass
b) fit a spare wheel
c) get the present
d) see where the noise came from

1- most guests had left.
2- too late
3- fit a spare wheel

D- The Novel "One of the Hot spots"

(7) A) Answer the following questions :

1- Why did the Plancius have to wait half a mile out of the harbour?
2- Was the sea around Semarang different from the rest of the Java sea?
3- What do you know about the officer on the Plancius?
4- Why did the officer like to speak English?

1- Because the harbour was too shallow for the big ships (boats) like the Plancius to go inside.
2- The sea around Semarang was not bright blue like the rest of the Java sea. It' was a strange sort of thin shining green.
3- He was a young Dutchman. He had lived most of his life in London. He spoke English.
4- Because he didn't get many opportunities to speak English.

B) Read the following quotation then answer the questions
"It's strange that you should ask that".
1- By whom and to whom was this statement said?
2- What was the question the speaker asked?
3- Why did the speaker think it was strange to be asked that question?

1- The officer to the writer.
2- It was if he had ever been on a ship when someone jumped into the sea.
3- Because he had and it was at Semarang where they were.

E- Writing

(8) Write a paragraph of seven sentences about:
My friends:
You can make use of the following ideas :
a friend in need - love and respect - advise when you need it - practise sports with you - share you happiness and sadness.


My friends : There is no doubt that man can't do without friends. Man is sociable by nature. Really, a friend in need is a friend indeed, Friends have love and respect among them. I can have pieces of advice from a sincere friend when I need them. I practise sports with my friends. My friends share me happiness and sadness. Friendship has great effects so we should give due care in the choice of our friends.

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