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INSPECTORATUL COLAR JUDEEAN SIBIU OLIMPIADA DE LIMBA ENGLEZ FAZA LOCAL - FEBRUARIE 2013 CLASA a XII-a Subject I (50

points) The cosmetics company where you work wants to launch a new perfume for teenagers. The marketing manager has asked you to send in a proposal for different ways of advertising it. He/She wants you to comment on the use of the media, famous personalities, free gifts and other advertising techniques, and explain why you think your ideas would be particularly effective for the target buyers. Write your proposal. Use approximately 300 words. Subject II (50 points) A. Fill each of the numbered blanks in the following passage. Use only one word in each space. (10 points) E-Currency Have you noticed the spate of bank mergers(0) being reported in the financial pages? The names change, smaller branches close and superfluous staff lose (1) .. jobs. If you thought this was all (2) .. the name of increased profit margins, think again. The banks themselves are engaged in a struggle (3) . their very survival. Their nemesis? The internet, of course. The internet has proved, in just a (4) .. short years, that it (5) . transform the very way that commerce is conducted. Customers can pay (6) .. goods and service on-line, and settle (7) . accounts on the Internet. Such direct transfers could conceivably lead to the end (8)...money as we know (9) today. Cash, cheques and credit cards will give way (10) e-currencies, some form of Internet only money. What forms will these new e-currencies take?

B. Read the text below and use the word given in capitals on the right to form words that fit in the gaps. The words in capitals are given in the order you need to use them. (10 points)

Due to the(1) of our department, we are currently recruiting teachers with a(n) (2) in A level Physical Education, Law, Psychology or Italian, or a (3) of these. Our college is a(n) (4) day school for girls with a mission to provide high-quality (5) education to pupils aged 11 to 18. (6) should have a proven track record in teaching A level, although applications from (7) qualified teachers are welcome. Experience in (8) curriculum programmes would be a distinct advantage. It is highly (9) that applicants should be self-starters as well as team players and (10) to participate in extra-curricular activities.

1 EXPAND 2 SPECIAL 3 COMBINE 4 DEPEND 5 SECOND 6 APPLY 7 NEW 8 INNOVATE 9 DESIRE 10 WILL

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C. Find one word which is appropriate for all three gaps in each of the following sentences. (10 points) 1. The fashion ................. attracted large crowds because of the fine designs. We can get a meal in the new restaurant after the ............. has ended. The committee voted for the proposal with a ................. of hands. 2. Many ideas in Harrisons plays are ................... from classical mythology. To give you some idea of what the building might look like, Ive ............... a rough plan. Having ................... the curtains, Linda collapsed on the bed and tried to get some sleep. 3. Felipe was surprisingly quiet for someone who had always .............. up for himself in arguments. The building had .................. on the site for over 400 years and was a popular landmark. Carl had just ................. aside to let the old man pass when he suddenly saw Maria. 4. He was afraid that his proposals would with strong opposition from his colleagues. The Chinese factories were operating non stop to the demand in Europe and the US. With only 200 dollars a month, the family struggled to make ends . 5. You've impressed me with your move. I thought you were bluffing. The dictionary is easy to use and all entries are in type for clarity. It's a popular misconception that only eccentrics choose to wear colours. D. For each of the sentences below, write a new sentence as similar as possible in meaning to the original sentence, but using the word given. The word must not be altered in any way. Use between three and eight words. (20 points) 1. As far as I know, there is nothing wrong with him. BEST To .................................... , there is nothing wrong with him. 2. I cant remember seeing this book before. RECOLLECTION I ....................................this book before. 3. Her parents did not think she would fail the exam. MOMENT Not for .......................................... fail the exam. 4. Although I tried, I couldnt open the jar of marmalade. MIGHT Try ......................., I couldnt open the jar of marmalade. 5. The news that a war had started took them by surprise. ABACK They that a war had started. 6. Alex made regular calls to his parents while travelling abroad. KEPT Alex .................................... his parents by phone while travelling abroad. 7. Visitors can only enter the exhibition if they have booked online. RESTRICTED Entrance .......................................... have booked online. 8. James realized that he could never be an architect. CUT James realized . an architect. 9. Ian was not used to doing such strenuous training. HABIT Ian was .. strenuously. 10. Their house is now worth more than when they bought it. INCREASED The ........................................ they bought it. Toate subiectele sunt obligatorii. Timp de lucru : 2 ore. Nu se acord puncte din oficiu. 2 Clasa a XII-a

INSPECTORATUL COLAR JUDEEAN SIBIU OLIMPIADA DE LIMBA ENGLEZ FAZA LOCAL - FEBRUARIE 2013 CLASA a XII-a

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