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  • SAE Name: _______________________________ Sekundarschulabschluss für Erwachsene Nummer: _____________________ English B 2014

    • Totalzeit: 90 Minuten • Hilfsmittel: Wörterbuch in Buchform Muttersprache – Englisch für Teil D, Schreiben • Maximal erreichbare Punktzahl: 79 • Für die Maximalnote 6 erforderliche Punktzahl: 75 • Für die Note 4 erforderliche Minimalpunktzahl: 43

    A Listening Comprehension 22 points _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Read all the questions carefully before you listen to the text. There are three parts for this listening exercise. You are going to listen to a radio programme about people’s first impressions when they first arrived in England. They are living in England now. The radio speaker often repeats what the immigrants are saying. So pay special attention to the speaker.

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    You are going to hear each text twice. Part 1 8 points Decide whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

    True False

    The radio programme is called “First sight, First Thoughts”.

    The radio programme is from BBC.

    The first immigrant says that it was a dream for him to come to England.

    The second immigrant describes the street lights as pretty.

    The second immigrant describes her first impression by using a color.

    The third immigrant speaker liked the wind.

    The presenter says that we’re going to find out if the immi- grant’s first impressions matched their picture of Britain they had before coming to England.

    All the immigrants who are going to be interviewed come from the same country.

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    Part 2 7 points Tick off ( ) the correct answer for each question.There is only one correct answer per question.

    1. Where does Rajinder come from?

     Palau  Jamaica  India

    2. In which month did Rajinder arrive in Britain?

     September  November  December

    3. Rajinder came to Britain in...

     ... 1977.  ... 1970.  ... 1987.

    4. Rajinder describes the immigration officers as...

     ... excited.  ... unfriendly.  ... friendly.

    5. What do we know about the weather by the time Rajinder arrived in London?

     It was very cold.  It was cloudy.  It was raining.

    6. “Chilly” is a synonym for...

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     ... winter.  ... weather.  ... cold.

    7. Rajinder’s first impressions were only positive.

     That’s true.  That’s false.  It’s not clear.

    Part 3 7 points

    Answer the questions as exactly as possible. You don’t have to write full sentences. Write your answers in English or German. 1. When did Muriel arrive in Britain? (1P)

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    2. What does the radio speaker say about the weather when Muriel arrived? (1P)

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    3. Where exactly in Britain did Muriel arrive? (1 P)

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    4. What was disappointing for Muriel? Why? (3 P)

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    5. What did Muriel like? (1P)

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    B Reading Comprehension 22 points Read the text carefully. Emirates A380 departs from Zurich Finally the day has come: The Emirates flagship now also takes off from Switzerland. Since 1992 the international airline has been a common sight at Zurich Airport and has recently celebrated the start of its daily A380 flight, effective on the 1st of January 2014. Both leisure and business travellers benefit from the airline's decision to operate the world's largest passenger aircraft on one of its daily flights from Zurich. Emirates provides ideal connections via Dubai to over 140 destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia as well as in Australia and New Zealand. To make travel more comfortable in all classes, Emirates offers passengers from Switzer- land a variety of innovations in the Airbus A380: Every Emirates A380 comes with an ex- clusive onboard lounge in the upper deck, including a bar for First Class and Business Class passengers. At a height of 10’000 metres, passengers relax with a drink and a snack or canapé. Guests in First Class may enjoy two spacious spa-showers and one of 14 private suites. The seats can be adjusted to a completely flat bed. In all classes the airline offers its travellers the frequently awarded inflight entertainment system with up to 1600 channels. Thanks to fast Wi-Fi, passengers are provided with an ideal internet ac- cess while travelling and are able to phone, write and receive text messages as well as e-mails at their seat. Emirates spoils its passengers with a wide variety of dishes created by gourmet chefs as well as a variety of complimentary beverages. Atmospheric lighting presents a starry sky on the cabin ceiling in all classes. To minimise the probability of jetlag, the light is adjusted to the time zone of the particular destination during the flight. Passengers in First Class and Business Class may start their journey free of stress with the complimentary Emirates Chauffeur-Drive Service. A personal driver picks up the

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    guests and drives them to the airport. The Service applies within a range of 80 to 90 kilo- metres around Zurich Airport. The complimentary Emirates Chauffeur-Drive Service is of- fered at over 55 global destinations. In the exclusive Emirates lounge at Zurich Airport, First Class and Business Class pas- sengers already enjoy the level of comfort that will await them onboard. So the Emirates experience already starts before departure. There is a reason why the airline is well- known for its service and excellent product and has received numerous awards.

    (air – magazine, Issue 18/ 2014 Part 1 8 points Decide whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F).

    T F

    The A380 arrives in Zurich daily.

    The A380 flies directly to Australia.

    Special about the A380 is a bar for First Class passengers only.

    All the passengers can send e-mails from their own seat.

    The Chauffeur-Drive Service can be used by all Emirates passen- gers.

    They are trying to minimize jetlag by adjusting the lights to the time of the destination.

    Emirates airline has received numerous awards.

    Most of the services offered can be used by all passengers.

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    Part 2 14 points (2 points for each question) General questions: Answer the questions as exactly as possible. You don’t have to write full sentences. Write your answers in English or German. a) Since when does Emirates fly to Zurich regularly?

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    b) To how many places in the world does Emirates fly to?

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    c) Are there any beds for passenger use on board the A380?

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