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2ème Bac. | May 2012

Language Test

  1. Rewrite the sentences beginning with the words given.        {3 points}
    1. Someone had to give us a hint.
    2. "I didn't participate in the contest last year." Ali said
      Ali told me
    3. Although they are young, they behave like adults.
      In spite of

  2. Put the verbs between brackets in the correct tense or form.        {3 points}

    1. They enjoyed [eat] my grandmother's delicious cakes.   
    2. She started to cry as soon as she [hear] the bad news.    
    3. He used to [sit] in the garden alone for hours.    
    4. By tonight, my uncle [repair] the DVD player.    
    5. She might not [be] chosen if she had bad scores.    
    6. He felt tired, so he stopped [get] some rest.    

  3. Put the words between brackets in the correct form.        {3 points}

    1. They're trying to reach an [agree] on how to deal with the new situation.    
    2. The role of this [ organize] is to protect and help the street children.    
    3. We need lots of [strong] to keep to the end of the competition.    
    4. Anger[manage] is hard for young people.    
    5. The coach's number one [prior] is to win the Cup.    
    6. He got frustrated as he felt that they were not telling him the [true] .    

  4. Match the words that go together to make collocations:        {2 points}

    a. obligation
    1. equalb. society1.
    2. moralc. education2.
    d. opportunity
    Collocations for the Bac. >>

  5. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words or expressions from the list.        {1 point}

    initiative very common skills

    1. We all should work for the good to promote our communities.   
    2. Our collaborative was welcomed by everybody.    

  6. Choose the right answer.        {1 point}
    1. "You (must - mustn't - must have) break the law" The police officer told her.    
    2. He is crying. His mother (must - mustn't - must have) punished him.    

  7. Match each sentence with its appropriate function.        {5 points}

    a. cause & effect b. addition c. complaining d. concessione. defining f. advice g. apology

    1. I'm sorry to say this, but you have just stepped on my foot. 1.
    2. Honesty brings about peace of mind.2.
    3. I am really busy right now; besides I can not answer your request.3.
    4. The cat could see me though it was dark.4.
    5. Altruistic means regardful of others; beneficent or unselfish.5.

  8. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate phrasal verbs from the list.        {2 points}

    set up keep up turn down stand for put off

    1. A. What does PDF ?            B. Portable Document Format.
    2. The committee will the annual meeting until next year.    
    3. They simply decided to my offer with no obvious reason.    
    4. The children love to with the fashion.