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    COLEGIO NOVOMUNDOENGLISH DEPARTMENT

    ENGLISH TEST8th GRADES

    NAME: GRADE: ...DATE: ..

    Objective:1-students should be able to recognize vocabulary seen in class and use the language for communication.2-improve writing skills.3-improve reading skills.

    INSTRUCTIONS: read carefully each part of the test, use only pen and you may use dictionary

    I-Reading comprehension. Read the text and answers the questions. ( 6 pts)

    American Teenagers

    Think of America. Do you think of money, success, and happy, healthy families?Or do you think of crime, TV, hamburgers, and The Simpsons? An Americanmagazine recently interviewed a thousand 18-year-olds with some surprisingresults.MoneyThe majority of 18-year-olds arent really interested in Rolexes or Raybans. Theaverage American teenager doesnt dream of work and money. They want tohave work-free weekends - free time to enjoy the money they will earn. Theydont want big pay cheques in big jobs in big cities.Family lifeThe majority of American teenagers come from families where both parentswork full-time. Many parents go out and leave their children at home while theyare working. Many teenagers feel that TV replaces their parents, and they saythat they wont make the same mistakes when they are older and have their ownchildren.TravelMost American teenagers would like to travel. Unlike their parents who onlytoured Europe after they finished studying, this generation want to go to moreexotic places. Many say they want to get away from western culture. Accordingto 18-year-old Dawn Beaupit, Everyone should travel and learn about different

    cultures. Im going to Nepal this spring to find out how life there is different fromlife in the west.

    1. American teenagers areonly worried about moneyand good jobs

    1-True.2-False.

    3-We don't know.

    2. They think that free timeat the weekend isntimportant

    1-True.2-False.

    3-We don't know.

    3. Teenagers think thatparents dont spendenough time with their children

    1-True.

    2-False.3-We don't know.

    4. American teenagerswould only like to travelround Europe after theyfinish studying.1-True.2-False.3-We don't know.

    5. They think its importantto find out about other cultures.

    1-True.2-False.3-We don't know.

    6. Most Americanteenagers would like totravel to Chile

    1-true2-false3-We don't know.

    MARK:TOTAL SCORE: 36OBTAINED SCORE: ___ SCALE 60%ASSIGNED TIME 60 minutes

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    Il- Class vocabulary.

    A-sentences: what is the meaning of the following sentences? (10 pts)

    1) In this part of the investigation_____________________________________________

    2) our topic is about music_________________________________________________

    3) We are going to present_________________________________________________

    4) We think that abortion is bad______________________________________________

    5) On the contrary _______________________________________________________

    6) In this opportunity _____________________________________________________

    7) Thank you for your attention _____________________________________________

    8) Nowadays is important this fact ___________________________________________

    9) at the beginning ______________________________________________________

    10) First of all, education is important in life_____________________________________

    B -WORDS : what is the meaning of the following words? (8pts)

    1-ON_________________

    2-WAS____________

    3-AS CONCLUSION______________

    4-NEVERTHELESS_____________

    5-ISSUE___________

    6-FINALLY__________

    7-BUT_____________

    8-WELCOME_____________

    III-WRITTING : CHOOSE A TOPIC SEEN IN CLASS AND EXPLAIN IT INENGLISH (12 pts)

    TOPICS COULD BE: TECHNOLOGY, WAR, EDUCATION,EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE, SUICIDE, ETC.

    ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________

    ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ________________

    Good luck!!!