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Inglés Nivel I

Mock Exam: Mid-Term I

Read the following description and do the activities below.

Trinity College

With around 650 undergraduates and more than 400 graduates,


many from overseas, it is …………………….. (large) and
………..………..(cosmopolitan) of the Cambridge Colleges.
King Henry VIII founded Trinity College in 1546. In those days, it
………………… (be) a religious institution. The king ……………………………. (not
want) to use royal money so he confiscated the university lands.
Back to the present, the main entrance to the College is at the Great
Gate on Trinity Street in the heart of the city. The courts and buildings
beyond the Great Gate are among the most beautiful in Cambridge. They
……………….. (include) the famous library designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
Undergraduates can live in College throughout the full length of their
course. All rooms in College have Internet connections. Students can take
their meals in the dining hall or they can cook for themselves in their
rooms.
There is a large student centre with common rooms and a bar. The
Students’ Union organizes a variety of social events, and the College has its
own facilities for many sports. Trinity also has a special fund for students to
pursue ‘life-enhancing’ activities. The working library contains more than
80,000 volumes and holds copies of essential books recommended for use
in University courses. Students love ………………………. (study) there.

(a) Complete the blanks with the verb or adjective in brackets in


the right form. Don’t forget to add necessary words such as articles
or auxiliaries if necessary. (2 c/u) (12)

(b) Read the following definitions and complete them with the
framed words in the text above. There is an extra one. (2 c/u) (8)

1. ………………………………: A university or college student who is studying


for their first degree.
2. ………………………………: Building in which collections of books, CDs,
newspapers, etc. are kept for people to read, study or borrow.
3. ………………………………: A student organization present in many colleges
and universities, that fights for students’ rights.
4. ………………………………: Buildings, services, equipment, etc. that are
provided for a purpose.

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(c) These sentences are all wrong. Provide the correct version
from the text or in your own words. (4 c/u) (16)

1. There is accommodation just for the staff.


…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
2. Its rooms do not have internet connections.
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
3. Trinity College focuses only on cognitive skills.
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
4. The working library is not comprehensive.
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

(d) Imagine you want to study abroad. This dialogue is part of the
interview before you enroll. Can you complete it? (4c/u) (24)

Interviewer: Good! You want to apply to Trinity College. Good for you!
Are there any questions that you’d like to ask me?
Y: …………………………………………………...................................................?
I: Yes. In fact, there are many students from overseas
Y: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….?
I: Yes, it has the famous library designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
Y: I’ve read that King Henry VIII founded it .
.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..….?
I: Exactly in 1546. Now, let me ask you some questions about you.
Where are you living here in Oxford?
Y: ………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………
I: What differences are there between this British university and the
universities in your country?
Y. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
I. That’s interesting. Now, here at Trinity College we pay attention to
students’ learning styles. What can you tell me about your learning
style?
……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Marking Scheme

10 58-60 6 40-44
9 54-57 5 35-39
8 50-53 4 30-34
7 45-49 2 1-29