PRUEBA NACIONAL DE INGLÉS DE ADELANTO DE 6TO AÑO


                                PERÍODO ABRIL- 2008



Liceo Nº        ...
Part B)


Now listen to the second part of the report and choose the correct option a,b,c


1- By using multi core….

   a...
READING COMPREHENSION

Read the following digital article and do the exercises that follow.


Why the future is in your ha...
3. True or False. Find the evidence.

1. In the near future more laptops than phones will be sold.

2. GPS is becoming mor...
will be driven   is being driven    was driven

                  hit              has hit            will hit

          ...
8. Join these sentences using the relative pronouns between brackets.


1. The future of the internet in computing applica...
WRITING


9. Choose one of these topics to write a composition of about 100 words. Use the
template provided to write your...
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  1. 1. PRUEBA NACIONAL DE INGLÉS DE ADELANTO DE 6TO AÑO PERÍODO ABRIL- 2008 Liceo Nº MARKS Group: WRITTEN TEST: / 65 Name: ORAL EXAM: Date: April FINAL MARK: LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. Fill in the blanks while you listen: Part A) Chip shop More than 90% of the world's 1)………………… phones are powered by technology created by 2)……………………. firm Arm. It designs chip architectures that it licenses to semiconductors 3)…………………… such as Qualcomm and Broadcom. Ian Drew from Arm said 4)………………..mobile phones demanded ever more 5)………………………..power. But 6)…………………… chips with greater processing was not a straightforward, he 7)……………………... "If you look at a 8)…………………. phone the first thing you The future of the internet have got to do is get within the half a watt 9) …………………. and computing applications is not going to be in the home or "It needs to get into your pocket. And there's no fan. It at the office; it's going to be needs to work for days 10) ………………… than hours." mobile Nigel Clifford, Symbian / 5 ( half each)
  2. 2. Part B) Now listen to the second part of the report and choose the correct option a,b,c 1- By using multi core…. a- You won’t be able to use 3D graphics, video or games simultaneously. b- You’ll be able to select the processor you want (choose) to use. c- You’ll need to have (purchase/buy) a bigger processor 2- Coretex A9 is a- the company responsible for building the new multi cores b- a mobile phone which will have two integrated chips c- a chip structure which will integrate multi cores in only one chip 3- (The companies) Symbian and Arm a- are investigating together the future uses of multi-core mobiles b- don’t agree on the future uses of multi-cores c- say it’s impossible to switch off the cores that aren’t required by the mobile user. 4- The next generation of applications on a phone a- will require a Single Processing System b- will be powered by Symmetrical Multi Processing c- won’t require any special processing system 5- Silicon vendors (sellers) a- still haven’t decided how to integrate the new system b- have already solved the integration of the system c- are optimistic about sales / 5 (1 each)
  3. 3. READING COMPREHENSION Read the following digital article and do the exercises that follow. Why the future is in your hands By Darren Waters Technology editor, BBC News website Sales of smartphones are expected to overtake those of laptops in the next 12 to 18 months as the mobile phone completes its transition from voice communications device to multimedia computer. Convergence has been the Holy Grail for mobile phone makers, software and hardware partners, as well as consumers, for more than a decade. And for the first time the rhetoric of companies like Nokia, Samsung and Motorola, who have boasted of putting a multimedia computer in your pocket, no longer seems far fetched. "Converged devices are always with you and always connected," said Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia chief GPS is starting to appear on more executive at last week's Mobile World Congress in handsets Barcelona. Last year Nokia sold almost 200m camera phones and about 146m music phones, making it the world's biggest seller of digital cameras and MP3 players. In the coming year the firm predicts it will sell 35 million GPS-enabled phones as personal navigation becomes the latest feature to be assimilated into the mobile phone. 2. Answer these questions  How much has technology developed according to the passage?  What will the new mobile phone be like?  How successful have sales of mobile phones been? / 6 (2 each)
  4. 4. 3. True or False. Find the evidence. 1. In the near future more laptops than phones will be sold. 2. GPS is becoming more and more popular. 3. This article was published in USA. / 6 (2 each) 4. Find the words that correspond to these definitions. a- Small devices that can work with a battery and are easily carried. ________________ b- The process or a period of changing from one condition to another.________________ c- People who own a business and share the profits. ___________________ d- Speech or writing that is intended to influence people but that is not completely honest or sincere. ________________ e- To talk with too much pride about something that you have or can do. ______________ f- Very difficult to believe. ____________________ g- The part of a telephone that you hold close to your mouth and ear to speak and listen ________________________ 7 marks (1 each) LANGUAGE IN USE 5. Complete with the correct form of the verbs choosing from the chart. Nowadays, Convergence …………………by a combination of software, services and hardware. The first phones powered by a chip running at 1Ghz ………………… the market later this year, seven years after the first desktop chip ……………….. the gigahertz barrier. Qualcomm's 1GHz Snapdragon chipset will debut inside a number of handsets, including some from Samsung and HTC. "It's a first in the industry for a wireless chipset," ……. ……… ” Mr. Pineda. As well as raw horsepower Snapdragon also features a dedicated application processor, as well as the ability to handle 12 megapixel digital photos and up to 720p high definition video imaging. Mr. Clifford from Symbian said the mobile industry …………………..deliver multi-function devices which did not compromise, as he had said in the previous interview.
  5. 5. will be driven is being driven was driven hit has hit will hit was breaking broke has broken says had said said had to must would / 5 (1 each) 6. Report these words said by technology specialists using : say- ask and tell 1. “All of those single use devices – MP· players, digital camera, GPS-are collapsing onto the phone.” A specialist ………………………………………………………………………………………. …………………………………………………………………………………………………. … 2. “We are going past the point where this was a phone with a few other things”. Another expert ………………………………………………………………………………….. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3. “Will mobile phones evolve into multi-functional devices?” Some time ago Luis Pineda ………………………………………………………….………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 marks (2 each) 7. Finish these sentences.  If technology hadn´t evolved so much … …… ……………………………………………..  If you had the chance to have a multimedia computer in your pocket, …………………………….……………………………………………………………………...?  ………………………..………………………………………… , people wouldn´t use them so often. 6 marks (2 each)
  6. 6. 8. Join these sentences using the relative pronouns between brackets. 1. The future of the internet in computing application is not going to be in the home or at the office. It is going to be mobile.- (Which) ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 2. Yan Drew said future mobile phones demanded even more processing power. Yan Drew is from Arm company.- (Who) ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ 3. More than 90% of the world´s mobile phones were created by British firm Arm. Mobile Phones are powered by technology.- (That) ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ / 6 (2 each)
  7. 7. WRITING 9. Choose one of these topics to write a composition of about 100 words. Use the template provided to write your composition.  Do you think the future is in your hands?  Is technology always the right answer? / 13

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