Section 1: Read the following text and answer all the questions: (10 Marks)
IN SEARCH OF GOOD ENGLISH FOOD
1 How come it is so difficult to find English food in England? In Greece you eat Greek food, in France French food, in Italy Italian food, but in England, in any High Street in the land, it is easier to find Indian and Chinese restaurants than English ones. In London you can eat Thai, Portuguese, Turkish, Lebanese, Russian, Polish, Swiss, Swedish, Spanish, and Italian—but where are the English restaurants?
6 It is not only in restaurants that foreign dishes are replacing traditional British food. In every supermarket, sales of pasta, pizza and poppadoms are booming. Why ...view middle of the document...
A) Read the text and say whether the below statements are TRUE (T) or FALSE (F): (1*7)
a) There are Indian and Chinese restaurants in most towns and cities in England. (______)
b) British supermarkets sell a lot of foreign food. (______)
c) British people still prefer to cook traditional British food in their own homes. (______)
d) The writers think that British food has always been bad. (______)
e) Foreign cooks have always used British ingredients in their cooking. (______)
f) The writers think that the food that is produced in Britain is of high quality. (______)
g) The problem with British food is that it uses complicated recipes. (______)
B) Read and say what the underlined words in the text refer to: (1*1/2)
a) “they” in line 8 refers to_________________________________________________
b) “they” in line 10 refers to________________________________________________
C) Read and find words in the text that almost the same meaning as: (1*2)
a) To bring in merchandise and commodities from a foreign country (Paragraph 3) = _________________
b) Entering as an enemy, especially by an army (Paragraph 3) =______________
Section 2: ( / 20 marks)
Exercise 1: Label each word group as one of the following: Fragment (F), Run-On (R), Correct (C): (5 marks)
________1. Mary signed up because she thought the training would be interesting and help her on the job.
________2. Meet me after class, I want to talk with you about the upcoming test.
________3. The one who looks like a military officer but acts like a spoiled brat.
________4. Although she has studied very hard, she is still worried about the midterm exam.
________5. One of the best ways to improve your writing. Is to read and analyze what you read.
Exercise 2: Fill in each blank with a transition from the box. Use each transition once: (5 marks)
It is true that nothing is known about Adrian’s birth,_____but______ we know that, during his early years, he was raised by hedgehogs in Birmingham, England. This upbringing
would have a lasting effect on him; ____________ , Adrian is a nocturnal creature who has been known to curl himself into a ball on occasion. In addition, the diet on which Adrian likely subsisted when he was young, namely insects, left him with a phobia for anything with more than four legs. Nevertheless, Adrian was able to lead a relatively normal life after Mr. and Mrs Smith rescued him from the Birmingham hedgehogs. The Smiths set about teaching Adrian how to behave in the world of humans. ____________, they taught him to speak English. ____________ , they taught him to read. ____________ , they sent him to a school for the Arts. As a result, Adrian quickly became a talented guitar player, ____________ he decided that if he could not be a professional musician, he would curl himself into a ball forever. Ultimately,...