Third Term English Test
Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
Ministry of Education
Jose Machado is from India, but he lives with his family in Spain. He has brown eyes and fair hair. He is a tall man of forty. He is a journalist and he works for a Spanish Newspaper. His wife's name is "Carmen". She is a nurse, and she works in a hospital near her house. They have got three children : one girl and two boys.
Jose likes eating Chinese food, playing the guitar and going to the cinema. He speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese, but he can't speak English. He would like to have English lessons, but he says that he hasn't got time.
Every weekend, Jose takes his family to the cinema and the zoo. He likes his family very much because he is generous, helpful and patient. All his neighbours like him.
PART ONE: ( 14 pts )
Section One: Reading Comprehension ( 07 pts )
A ) Read the text and answer the questions ( 02Pts )
1- How many paragraphs are there in the text ?
2- How many sentences are there in the first paragraph ?
B ) ( 03 pts )
1- Is Jose a doctor ?
2- How many members are there in his family ?
3- What does he do, every weekend ?
C ) Lexis : ( 02 pts )
1- Find in the text words that are closest in meaning to :
home = …………….. prefer = ………………….
2- Find in the text words that are opposite in meaning to :
far from ≠ ……………… dislike ≠ ………………
Section Two: Mastery of Language ( 07 Pts )
A ) Add more words to these lists. ( 03 pts )
B ) Ask questions on the underlined words. ( 02 pts )
1. Salim lives in Algeria.
2. He likes playing tennis .
C ) Classify these verbs according to the pronunciation of their final ( s ) ( 02 pts )
lives – works – takes – boys
/ S / / Z /