Copy Of Pretest November Intermediate 1 Writing

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Copy Of Pretest November Intermediate 1 Writing - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Questions 1 – 5   Here are some sentences about a well-known painting, La Gioconda (or Mona Lisa).For each question, complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.Use no more than three words.Write only the missing words. Example:  0. It was 1503 when Leonardo da Vinci started to paint La Gioconda.Leonardo da Vinci started to paint La Gioconda .............. 1503.Answer: 0. in

  • 2. 

    You arranged to meet your  English friend Sally next Tuesday, but you have to change the time. Write an email to Sally.In your email you should
    • suggest a new time to meet on Tuesday
    • explain why you need to change the time
    • remind Sally where you arranged to meet. 
    Write 35-45 words.

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    Question 6 

  • 4. 

    Write the answer to ONE of the questions (7 or 8) in this part. Write your answer in about 100 words. 

  • 5. 

    Question 7 Your Scottish penfriend has written to you for advice.Next month , I'm moving with my family to a different area. I have to choose between going to a small school in the countryside or a large school in the centre of town. What should I do?Now write a letter to your penfriend , giving your advice.   Write your letter in about 100 words.   

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    Question 8 Your English teacher has asked you to write a story.  Your story must begin with this sentence:As the man left the cafe, Maria saw that his phone was still on the table.Write your story in about 100 words.

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    Probably, no other painting is as famous as La Gioconda.La Gioconda is probably ............... painting in the world.

    The answer states that La Gioconda is the most famous and best known painting in the world. This means that there is no other painting that is as well-known or renowned as La Gioconda. The use of "the most famous" and "the best known" emphasizes the unparalleled level of fame and recognition that La Gioconda holds in the art world.

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  • 8. 

    Nobody is sure of the identity of the woman in the painting.Nobody is sure ............... the woman in the painting is.

    The correct answer is "about who, who". This is because the sentence structure requires the phrase "about who" to match with "Nobody is sure" and "who" to refer to "the woman in the painting". This structure is used to express uncertainty about the identity of the woman in the painting.

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  • 9. 

    People find the smile of the woman in the painting interesting.People are .............. in the smile of the woman in the painting.

    The answer is "interested" because it describes the state of people when they find something intriguing or captivating. In this case, people find the smile of the woman in the painting interesting, indicating that they are engaged or curious about it.

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  • 10. 

    It took Leonardo a long time to paint this picture.Leonardo spent a long time .............. this picture.

    The correct answer is "on, over, working on, painting, finishing, doing, completing, producing, creating." These options all convey the idea of spending a long time on an activity, which is consistent with the statement that Leonardo took a long time to paint the picture.

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    Does anyone know what this picture is worth today?Does anyone know how ............... this picture is worth today?

    The question is asking about the monetary value of the picture. The phrase "how much money" is commonly used to inquire about the value of something. The options "many pounds," "many dollars," and "many euros" are all different currencies that could be used to express the value of the picture. Therefore, the correct answer is "much, much money, many pounds, many dollars, many euros."

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