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KSU students need a tool to help them to target what they need to focus on for their midterm. Everything is fine tuned to help them to concentrate on what it is important.

KSU students need a tool to help them to target what they need to focus on for their midterm. Everything is fine tuned to help them to concentrate on what it is important.

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  • 1. Final Exam ENG 135 (Humanities) The final exam is CBT and speaking exam. Final Exam CBT (35%) Item MarksListening (2 dialogues & 1 monologue) 24 (4+10+10)Reading (three passages) 24 (4+10+10)Grammar & Vocabulary 22 (11+11) There are 70 questions and each question carries half a mark (1/2). The exam duration is 100 minutes. All the questions are MCQs with four options. The breakdown of the questions is as follows;
  • 2. Exam TopicsSource: Headway Plus (Elementary), Student’sBook, Workbook, CDReading: 24 MCQs (1 short reading passage with 4 MCQs and 2 long reading passages with 10 MCQs each) The topics of the reading passages will be based on the themes which are covered in units 1-6.
  • 3. Listening:• 24 MCQs (1 short listening with 4MCQs and 2 long listenings with 10MCQs each)• The topics of the listening will bebased on the themes which arecovered in units 1-6
  • 4. Grammar:• 11 MCQs.• Most of the grammar questions willbe based on all the grammar points fromUnits 1-6.• In addition to the above units, thefollowing points also need to be coveredfor the exam.
  • 5. 1.0 Present Simple ‘to be,’ in ‘I am, you are, he/she/it is’ usedwith ‘from [a place]’ or ‘Where are you from? I am from X.’1.1 Possessive adjectives, ‘my, your, his, her’ used with nouns, asin ‘my name, your brother, his name.’1.2 Contraction of ‘to be’ in ‘what’s, they’re, he’s, she’s’ and in‘my name’s [x]’;called ‘long’ and short’ forms in the text, i.e., ‘I am a student,’ and‘I’m a student.’1.3 Indefinite articles a/an for consonants and vowels, ‘a bag, anice-cream, a camera, an apple.’
  • 6. 2.0 Present Simple and questions using Wh-words, ‘What is your job,’ ‘Where are you from?’ ‘How oldare you?’2.1 Negatives with questions, ‘Are you English?’ and‘No, I’m not.’ as ‘short answers.’2.2 Long and short form answers: ‘I am not married’and ‘I’m not married.’2.3 Possessive (genitive) form of ‘s, as in ‘John’s car isnew’ versus the contracted form of the simple present.
  • 7. 3.0 3rd Person singular –s inflection, ‘he/she/it’starts, goes, flies, used in simple sentences.3.1 Basic verbs: ‘have, go, start, watch, leave, get,’ usedin simple sentences with questions.3.2 Wh-questions with ‘to do’ and negatives, as in‘No, he doesn’t and ‘No, we don’t.’3.3 Yes and No answers in reply to questions, as in ‘MyX is very clever, Where does he/she work?, He has one son.’
  • 8. 4.0 Full inflection of present simple, ‘I/you/we/they’ asin ‘I work, you work, we work, they work.’4.1 Adverbs offrequency, ‘never, sometimes, often, usually, always,’used in a gradable way (i.e., 0% to 100% probability), eitherat beginning or elsewhere in sentences: ‘Usually I go homeearly,’ or ‘I usually go home early.’4.2 Prepositions of time, ‘in, on, at,’ used as ‘Inwinter, on Saturday, at 9:45.’
  • 9. 5.0 Determiners and negatives, ‘There is/there are,’ as in ‘There is a chair,’ or‘There are no chairs,’ there is no chair.’5.1 Prepositions of location, ‘on, under, next to, in frontof, with, near, opposite,’ used as in ‘A lamp on this table, A rug under thetable, A cat next to the fire, A car in front of the house, A house near theschool.’5.2 Negative, positive, and interrogative use of ‘some/any,’ as in ‘Therearen’t/aren’t any apples, There are some apples,’ with ‘some’ in sense of number(partitive), and ‘any’ in sense of question.5.3 Determiners of number and location, ‘this/that’ (proximal) and‘these/those’ (distal), use in ‘This is my friend,’ ‘That is my friend,’ (singular)and ‘These are my friends,’ ‘Those are my friends’ (plural).5.5 Basic conjunctions, ‘and, but, so, because’ that demonstratecontrast, result, and causality, as in ‘I like coffee and tea’ (conjoining), ‘I likecoffee, but not tea,’ (contrast) ‘I like coffee, so I drink it often,’ (result), and ‘Ilike coffee because it tastes good,’ (causality). (W.B. P. 31 Ex 10)
  • 10. 6.0 Modal ‘can’ with ‘could,’ to express ‘ability orpossibility, as in ‘I can walk (I have legs)’ or ‘I could walk (it ispossible).’6.1 Present simple compared with past, ‘to be’ as in ‘I am/Iwas’ or ‘We were/I was’6.2 Present simple ‘to be’ in questions, as in ‘Is it Monday,’‘Are you here,’ ‘Was it hot?’ ‘Were you (sing/pl) hot?’ and ‘Werethere people?’6.3 Prepositions of time and place, ‘in, at, to, for, of, with’ asin ‘I was born in 1923,’ ‘I was at home,’ ‘I went to the towncentre,’ ‘I studied for two hours,’ ‘Of course, I can read,’ ‘I wanthalf of the room,’ and ‘I live with my parents
  • 11. Vocabulary:• 11 MCQs.• The vocabulary questions willbe based on all the word lists fromUnits 1-6• In addition to that the followingvocabulary list also needs to becovered for the exam
  • 12. S.No Vocabulary 1 a little 2 a lot 3 accident 4 accountant 5 accounts 6 active 7 address 8 address book 9 advertising 10 after
  • 13. afternoon age agree alive alone always amazeamazingambulanceAmerican
  • 14. ancientanything else apartment Apple application appreciate architect armchair assistant at homeat the moment attitude Aunt
  • 15. AustraliaAutumn Bad Bag Baking BankBaseball
  • 16. basic bathroom be quietbecause (conj) bedroom bedtime before (prep) bestbetween (prep) big bike biology blinds block of flats boat
  • 17. Burger Bus bus ticket business busy but (conj) buy café cake called camera campCan I have…?Can I help…? Canada
  • 18. bookshelf boring Both bottom Brazilbreakfastbriefcase brother brown bubble
  • 19. cant stop car care career carefully cat CD centre charm chat
  • 20. cheap check chef chess chicken children chips chocolate choose city clock coffeecoffee shopcoffee table coin
  • 21. computer game conference confused considerate convenient conversation cook cooker correct country cup cupboard curtain custom dance
  • 22. Cold collect college colour comecomfortable companycompetition completely computer
  • 23. cupboard curtain custom dancedangerous daughter day death degree deliverdepressed design designer destroy
  • 24. dictionary die differentdifferently difficultdifficulty dinner disagreedishonest distance dive do
  • 25. effective Egg Egypt Electric Elephant Employee End England EnjoyableEntrepreneur Evening every day Everything Exactlyexciting
  • 26. EnjoyableEntrepreneur Evening every day Everything Exactly exciting
  • 27. doctordont worry doordownstairs draw drink drive dyslexic early easy effect
  • 28. Exciting excuse me Expensive Expertexport department Extension ex-wife Eye Factory Fall fall in love
  • 29. familyfamousfantastic Far Fast fatherfavourite Feel Fine
  • 30. French fridge friend friendlyfrom (prep) front door furniture garage garden German
  • 31. firemanfireplace Firstfirst name fish flat
  • 32. Germany gestures get hurt get up girlgive directions
  • 33. fish flat floor flyflying doctor food football fork fortunately France free time
  • 34. girlgive directions go go out go to bed gold good goodbye graduate grandfather grandma
  • 35. grandmother greetings grey guest gym happy haveheadquarters hear hello help her herehere you are hi his
  • 36. house How many?How much? How old? How?hows (Ann)? hurry up husband ice hockey ice-cream ice-skatingidentity card Im sorry inactiveinconvenient incorrect
  • 37. hobby holeholidayholidays honesthorriblehospital hot hour
  • 38. ineffective inexpensive initial insect interest interesting internationalinternet connection interpreter
  • 39. Speaking Exam (10%)Item MarksSpeaking 20 (15+5)• The speaking exam is based on two parts i.e.personal information and information gap.• The assessor will award the marks out of 15.• The interlocutor will award the marks out of 5.• The Speaking exam will last for about 10 - 15minutes for each pair of student.• The topic of the speaking will be based on thethemes in units 1-6.
  • 40. Part 1 – Personal Questions Your Hometown/City
  • 41. Your Home
  • 42. House –My house is brown. Home – My home is large.
  • 43. What type ofhome do you live in? I live in a big house. I live in an apartment.
  • 44. How many rooms do you have? Living Room Bedroom I have 5 rooms in my house.DiningRoom Bathroom Kitchen Toilet
  • 45. Yes, my house has a garage.Does your home have a garage? No, my house does not have a garage. Garage – a place to park the car.
  • 46. Does your house have a swimming pool? Swimming pool
  • 47. Are the homes in yourneighborhood similar? Neighborhood
  • 48. Similar
  • 49. Home Home Different
  • 50. How is your home different from other homes in your neighborhood?
  • 51. Part 2 – Information Gap Card 1aTokyo City• Tokyo has a population of 13 millionpeople.• Tokyo is on the east coast of Japan.• Tokyo is the safest city in the world.• It has the busiest railway system in theworld. 11 million people use it every day.• Tokyo was originally a small fishing villagecalled Edo.• The name was changed to Tokyo in 1868.
  • 52. Japan is a country. Tokyo is one of it’s cities.
  • 53. Tokyo is a large, but safe city.It has old traditions It has a fast railway It has old customs. system. It is a modern city
  • 54. Thirteen (13) million people live in Tokyo City.How many people live in Tokyo?
  • 55. Tokyo wasonce a small fishing village.
  • 56. Tokyo is avery safe city.
  • 57. Eleven (11) million people usethe train (rail way) every day.
  • 58. Edo changed it’s name to Tokyo in the 1800’s.Edo Tokyo
  • 59. Card 1bTokyo City• Tokyo/many people?• Tokyo/where?• City/safe?• Many people/railway?• Name/before?
  • 60. Activity – 1. Talk about Tokyo with your group. 2. What do you know about Tokyo?3. Would you like to visit Tokyo?
  • 61. Activity – talk about Tokyo 1. What did you learn about Tokyo? 2. Where is Tokyo located? 3. Describe Tokyo.4. How many people use the train.
  • 62. Activity – 50 word essayWhere is Tokyo?What was it’s name before?How many people use therailway train every day?Is Tokyo safe?What kind of work was inTokyo before?