Tuesday 30 July 2013
Monday 29 July 2013
Reading Part 4
In this part of the exam you will read a text that includes opinions and feelings. You need to choose the correct answer from five multiple choice questions.
The focus of this exam is your knowledge of opinions and feelings vocabulary.
1. Read the questions to get a general idea of what the text is about.
2. Read the text.
3. You will find all the answers in the text (do not invent answers based on your personal experience).
4. If you are not certain of the answer, make a guess.
A5 EOC Exam Practice
Reading Part 3
In this part of the exam you will read a text based on fact. You need to decide if the statements are correct or incorrect.
The focus of this exam is reading for meaning.
You will use your grammar knowledge to do this task.
1. Read the questions and underline the important information.
2. Read the text and note the sentences you think correspond with the question.
3. Mark the sentences correct or incorrect.
4. Do not leave any blank answers. If you are not certain of the answer, make a guess.
Listening Part 3
- In this part of the EOC exam you will hear one person talking about a topic.
- You need to complete the text with words or short phrases while you listen.
- Before you start the listening, read the instructions. What is the topic? Think about the type of vocabulary you might hear.
- Read the text. Try to predict what type of word is missing:
- name of something
- time, etc.
You will hear different numbers or times that might fit the space, but only one of them will be correct.
You will hear the exact word or words you need to write.
During and after the second listening CHECK YOUR SPELLING. It is important that you do not make spelling mistake
Relax. You will hear each text twice so if you’re not sure after the first listening, check your answer during the second listening.
Do not leave a gap. If you’re still not sure, make a guess.
- In this part of the EOC exam you will hear one or two speakers talking about a topic. You need to choose the correct answer from six multiple choice questions.
- The questions come in the order of the listening. Read each question carefully as you listen so that you don’t lose your place while the listening.
- If you are not sure of the answer, eliminate the options you know are incorrect.
- The options may not repeat the exact words in the text. Read each option carefully.
- You may hear some words from all three options in a question. Only one is correct. Here are some ideas to help you choose the correct option:
- listen to the tense
- past tenses
- present tenses
- future tenses
- perfect tenses
- listen for time words and expressions, e.g.:
- it wasn’t until
- as soon as, etc.
- You may also hear the speaker giving reasons for doing things:
- in order to
- unless, etc.
- Before you start the listening, read the instructions. What is the text about? What do you need to do?
- Do not try to listen to every word. You will lose your place in the listening text.
- Relax. You will hear each text twice so if you’re not sure after the first listening, check your answer after the second listening.
- Do not leave a blank answer. If you are not sure of the answer, make a guess!