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PRUEBA DE INGLÉS ¡Hola! Estás a punto de comenzar una prueba de inglés. Es un trabajo que no va a llevar nota pero es muy importante para nosotros para que sigas aprendiendo inglés. Elegimos imágenes y actividades divertidas para que las disfrutes.Te queremos pedir que cuando termines le avises al profesor y permanezcasen silencio y sentado para que sepa que has terminado y te indique así como sigue la actividad. Recuerda que puedes hacer preguntas al profesor en español o en inglés si hay algo que no entiendes cómo debe hacerse. ¡Disfruta de este día especial en inglés! NOMBRE APELLIDO C.I. LICEO FECHA Departamento de Segundas Lenguas y Lenguas Extranjeras, CEIP Inspección de Inglés, CES Programa de Políticas Lingüísticas ANEP - CODICEN Febrero 2011
READING I: Read the following text. Colour preference depends on the meaning we give to each colour, for example, blue for a boy and pink for a girl. Bright colours such as orange, red and yellow stimulate hunger. Colours transmit two types of emotions. There are the warm colours, such as red, orange and yellow and the passive or cool colours such as blue, violet and green.Humans also respond faster towards warm colours and they are better attention -gettersthan cool colours. Some colours are more visible than others and sometimes acombination of colours can be easier to read. In a supermarket, for example, artificial lightmay change the perception of a colour on the package and that must be taken intoconsideration when designing it.Colours have certain symbolic values which may influence people whenbuying food. Green, for example, is not a good choice for meat productsbut is good for vegetables that come in a can, because most freshvegetables are green. a canThe different colours play an important role in a product. It is interesting to note that brightcolours like red are used to make people buy products like Coke or Mc Donald´shamburguers.1. Choose the best title for the text.a. Colours in warm and cool weather.b. Colours and their meaning.c. Colours and girls.2. Complete the chart with the information provided in the text. Ex. Colours transmit... emotions. Bright colours make you feel… Warm colours Cool colours Green is an appropriate colour for vegetables in a can because…5 marks 2
READING II. Read the following text.VolcanoesA Volcano is a landform, usually a mountain,where molten rock erupts through the surface ofthe planet. It is a mountain that opens to a pool ofmolten rock (magma) which is below the surfaceof the earth. It is a hole in the Earth and, throughthis hole, molten rock and gas erupt. This is calledlava. Magma is liquid rock which is inside avolcano, while lava is liquid rock that flows out of avolcano. Lava is very very hot, it is between 1300and 2200 centigrades. Its colour goes from red hotto white hot.There are about 1510 active volcanoes in the world. 80 or more are under the ocean.Many volcanoes are dormant, showing no signs of exploding, but likely to become active atsome point in the future. Others volcanoes are considered inactive.Some famous volcanoes are Cotopaxi in Ecuador, Mauna Loa in Hawaii, Stromboli in theMediterranean, and Vesuvius in Italy.Mount Vesuvius is one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world. It has an eruption cycle ofapproximately 20 years. The last eruption was in 1944. The volcano is considered one of themost dangerous in the world because there are many people living near it. Circle the correct answer. Example: Volcano Mauna Loa is located in 3) Mount Vesuvius is dangerous because a) Ecuador a) many people live near the volcano b) Italy b) the lava that comes out is very hot c) Hawaii c) it erupts every five years 1) This passage is about 4) Volcanoes that are dormant a) rocks that melt a) have hot lava around them b) mountains that erupt b) are not working at present c) Mount Cotopaxi c) are all under the ocean 2) Magma is 5) The number of active volcanoes is a) lava that is white and red a) more than 1000 b) a famous volcano in Italy b) not very large c) liquid rock inside the volcano c) over 1600 5 marks 3
WRITING: Describe the picture. e words for h thes elp Use : children boy playground park girl mother baby walking the dog playing with cars man playing in the sand woman riding a bike playing on a slide reading a book talking on the phone 4