National Examinations 2010, QAAET, Bahrain, English, grade 9, paper 3


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National Examinations 2010, QAAET, Bahrain, English, grade 9, paper 3

  1. 1. KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN QUALITY ASSURANCE AUTHORITY for EDUCATION and TRAINING National Examinations Unit Grade 9 National Examinations May 2010 ENGLISH*5960341771* Paper 3 Listening Duration: 45 minutes : . . : . . . 2 10 © 2010 QAAET BH/ENG9/3
  2. 2. 2 ForPart 1 Examiners UseQuestions 1 – 8You will hear a series of short conversations which take place in a shopping mall.For each recording there is a question and four pictures A, B, C and D.Circle the correct letter.Example0 What time do the shops in the mall close today? A B C D1 Where is the travel agent? sports B shop C A D ground floor you are here2 Where is the children’s play area? D C B ground floor A you are here© 2010 QAAET
  3. 3. 3 For3 Where is the café? Examiners Use C B 1st floor lift A escalator D4 What does the man want to have in the cafe? A B C D5 Where on the roof garden does the boy want to meet his friend? A B C D6 Where on the roof garden do they sell carpets? A B C D© 2010 QAAET [Turn over
  4. 4. 4 For7 Where on the roof garden is the swimming pool? Examiners Use C roof garden D B A lift8 What can’t you buy in the shopping mall? A B C D [8 marks]© 2010 QAAET
  5. 5. 5 ForPart 2 Examiners UseQuestions 9 – 16You will hear an interview with a boy called Dan who is talking about a school exchangetrip he has recently taken part in.Complete the sentences using ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER. School Exchange TripExampleDan Thomas is (0) 16 years old.Dan has recently returned from being at school in (9) .Dan learnt some useful information from the (10) in his host family.Dan was expected to go to school by (11) .Dan says that he enjoyed studying (12) at the school.Dan played (13) in the school band.Dan says that at the end of the school year a student’s final (14) is veryimportant.The sport Dan played every week was (15) .Dan especially liked eating (16) with curry. [8 marks]© 2010 QAAET [Turn over
  6. 6. 6 ForPart 3a Examiners UseQuestions 17 – 24You will hear a teacher talking to her class of English students about the topic of pocketmoney, that is money which parents give regularly to their children.Complete the notes using ONE WORD AND / OR A NUMBER. Pocket MoneyExample • The lesson will end with a class (0) discussion • Students’ pocket money from: • family • (17) at home • Amounts of pocket money: from £5 to (18) £ • Reasons for losing pocket money: • poor school work, • not being (19) at home • Pocket money spending: (20) at top of list • Boys buy (21) more than anything else • Girls buy (22) more than anything else • Students save to buy: • surprise for friends • (23) presents • A few students put money in a (24) [8 marks]© 2010 QAAET
  7. 7. 7 ForPart 3b Examiners UseQuestions 25 – 32You will hear the captain of a large passenger ship talking to a group of school studentswho are visiting his ship for the day.Complete the notes using ONE WORD AND / OR A NUMBER. School Visit to a ShipExampleName of ship: (0) Ocean WaveGeneral informationMost important part of ship: the (25) roomCaptain suggests ship is like a (26) on waterPassengers’ favourite entertainment: the (27)Passengers who like running use a (28) trackFacts & FiguresMaximum number of passengers: (29)Ship has special freezers for (30) and ice creamAt different ports (31) are organised for passengers.Tour programme includes: • cabin • ballroom • (32) [8 marks]© 2010 QAAET [Turn over
  8. 8. 8 ForPart 4 Examiners UseQuestions 33 – 38You will hear a conversation between a girl called Rosie and a boy called Grant about acycling holiday.Circle the correct letter A, B or C.Example0 Grant went on a cycling tour A on his own. B in a group. C with his father.33 Where did Grant stay overnight most of the time? A on a farm B in a hotel C in a youth hostel34 Why did Grant cycle through the countryside? A to meet country people B to avoid rough roads C to keep a promise35 What does Grant say he needed most while he was away? A plenty of water B spare clothes C extra food© 2010 QAAET
  9. 9. 9 For36 How does Grant say he felt at times during his trip? Examiners Use A bored B lonely C excited37 What does Grant say about each day’s cycle ride? A He found the hills were quite easy. B He was able to judge the distances. C He really liked the dark evenings.38 What is Grant’s plan for the future? A to ride his bike abroad B to have a boat holiday in France C to go on a trip with Rosie’s brother [6 marks]© 2010 QAAET
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  12. 12. BH/ENG9/3May 2010ENGLISHPaper 3 ListeningPermission to reproduce items where third-party owned material protected by copyright is included has been sought and cleared where possible. Everyreasonable effort has been made by the publisher (QAAET) to trace copyright holders, but if any items requiring clearance have unwittingly been included,the publisher will be pleased to make amends at the earliest possible opportunity.© 2010 QAAET