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PARTE1:CompetenciaLxicoGramatical
1.Hello,Susan.Howareyou?
a)ImMarysbrother.
b)Imgoinghome.
c)Imnotverywell.
d)Idontknow
2.Whatsthematter?Haveyougotaheadache?
a)No,Ivegotatoothache.
b)Yourewelcome.
c)No,thankyou.Idontwantone.
d)Idontknow
3.Whatdoyoudo?
a)Imadentist
b)IplaytennisonSaturdays.
c)ImlearningEnglish.
d)Idontknow
4.Wouldyouliketocometomyhouse?
a)Yes,Iwenthomequickly.
b)No,thanks.Iwanttogohome.
c)Well,Ilikemyhousealot.
d)Idontknow
5.DidyougotoSuesbirthdaypartylastweek?
a)Yes,Idid.
b)Allright.
c)No,Iwasnt.
d)Idontknow
6.Wheredoyoucomefrom?
a)Work.
b)Dublin.
c)Home.
d)Idontknow
7.Whencanwemeetagain?
a)Itwastwodaysago.
b)Whenareyoufree?
c)Canyouhelpme?
d)Idontknow

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8.ImsorryImlate.
a)Thatsallright.
b)Youcantgo.
c)Thereisnttime.
d)Idontknow
9.A:Rob,thisisAmy.
B:tomeetyou,Amy.
a)Well
b)Nice
c)Fine
d)Idontknow
10.Mybrotherisengineer.
a)
b)an
c)a
d)Idontknow
11.10booksontheshelf.
a)Thereis
b)Theyare
c)Thereare
d)Idontknow
12.Mydaddoesntlikegolf.
a)play
b)toplaying
c)playing
d)Idontknow
13.yourbrotherspeakSpanish?
a)Does
b)Is
c)Do
d)Idontknow
14.Joeatschoollastweek.
a)didn'tbe
b)isnt
c)wasnt
d)Idontknow

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15.Richardsbrothertoworkyesterdaybecausehewasill.
a)doesntgo
b)didntgo
c)didntwent
d)Idontknow
16.Jennifergotmarried1998.
a)in
b)on
c)at
d)Idontknow
17.Youhouseisthanourflat.
a)bigger
b)morebig
c)morebigger
d)Idontknow
18.Mybikeisveryold.Imgoinganewonesoon.
a)tobuy
b)buy
c)towillbuy
d)Idontknow
19.WeTVatthemoment.
a)rewatching
b)watched
c)watch
d)Idontknow
20.Sharonisadoctor.Sheatnight.
a)workssometimes
b)neverwork
c)oftenworks
d)Idontknow
21.Therearentclasseslateintheevening.
a)some
b)any
c)no
d)Idontknow

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22.MybrotherJoeisfairbutchildrenaredark.
a)his
b)her
c)their
d)Idontknow
23.A:doyougotothecinema?
B:Onceaweek.
a)Howlong
b)Howoften
c)Howmuch
d)Idontknow
24.Howmilkdoyoudrink?
a)lot
b)much
c)many
d)Idontknow
25.WheredoyouwantonSaturday?
a)going
b)go
c)togo
d)Idontknow
26.Iusuallysometoastforbreakfast.
a)have
b)drink
c)cook
d)Idontknow
27.Myunclessonismy.
a)cousin
b)aunt
c)niece
d)Idontknow
28.Wecanspeak.
a)Basque
b)Italy
c)Germany
d)Idontknow

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29.A:WheresPat?
B:Heshisbike.
a)riding
b)playing
c)driving
d)Idontknow
30.TheytheTVandwatchedtheprogram.
a)turnedon
b)lookedafter
c)turnedoff
d)Idontknow

PARTE2:ComprensinEscrita
Katie'sdiary
Saturday24August
Welefthomeearlyinthemorning,butourflightwasdelayedandwedidn'tarriveatDublinAirport
until late in the afternoon. We were really tired, but we took a bus to our hotel because taxis in
Dublinareveryexpensive.Whenwegottothehotel,wehadarestandthenwentouttoexplorethe
city.WehadaquicksandwichinasmallcafandthendecidedtogotoGraftonStreet.Iboughta
scarf and some Tshirts. I wanted to buy a sweater too, but I couldn't find one that I liked. In the
evening,weateinaChineserestaurantandwenttoatypicalIrishpub.WemetsomereallyniceIrish
peopleandhadsomuchfunthatwedidn'tgetbacktothehoteluntilverylate!
Sunday25August
Wegotuplateandhadbreakfastinthehotel.Ihadcerealandsomefruit.Annajusthadtoast.After
breakfast,wewentforawalkaroundthecity.WesawTrinityCollegeandtheGuinnessStorehouse.
Intheafternoon,wehadapizzaandthentookabustothetrainstation.TravellingbybusinDublin
isagreatwaytoseethesights.WecaughtaneveningtraintoCorkandarrivedataboutnineo'clock.
We walked to our hotel and went to bed because we wanted to get up early the next day and
explorethecity.
31.OnSaturday,Katieandherfriendtotheirhotel.
a)walked
b)drove
c)travelledbybus
d)Idontknow

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32.Theyate.
a)attheairport
b)atthehotel
c)inacaf
d)Idontknow
33.Katiebought.
a)asweater
b)someclothes
c)apicture
d)Idontknow
34.Annaateforbreakfast.
a)fruitandcereal
b)fruit
c)toast
d)Idontknow
35.WhentheyarrivedinCork,they.
a)hadsomethingtoeat
b)wenttosleep
c)walkedaroundthetown
d)Idontknow

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Respuestas
RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
C
A
A
D
A
B
B
A
B
B
B
C
A
C
B
A
A
A

N
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

N
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35

RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
A
C
B
A
B
B
C
A
A
A
A
A
C
C
B
C
B

Resultadodelaprueba
NOTA:Estaspruebasnoevalanlacapacidaddeexpresin,nioralniescrita.
EsimportantedarsecuentadequeUd.puedetenernivelesmuydiferentesenlacomprensinyla
expresin;porejemplo,esfrecuentequesetengaunamejorcapacidadenlaprimeraqueenla
segunda.
Poresto,antesdematricularse,Ud.debeconsultarladescripcindelosniveles,parasaberquse
esperadeunalumno/aquehasuperadocadanivel.Teniendoencuentasuniveldeexpresin,quizs
leinteresemsaUd.matricularseenunnivelinferioralqueindicaestaprueba.
Informacinsobrecmosecalculalaubicacin
SiUd.obtiene:

29omsrespuestascorrectas,Ud.puederealizarlapruebadelnivelsuperioraesta.

2528respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelnivelsuperior.

1324respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelniveldelapruebadenivelque
acabaderealizar.

12omenosrespuestascorrectas,Ud.deberealizarlapruebadelnivelinferioraladela
pruebaqueacabaderealizar.

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PARTE1:CompetenciaLxicoGramatical
1.Wouldyoulikesomemoredessert?
a)Nothanks,Imfull
b)Enjoyyourmeal!
c)Itsdelicious!
d)Idontknow
2.Howoftendoesshegoswimming?
a)Shegoeswithhermother.
b)Shestaysforanhour.
c)MostSaturdays.
d)Idontknow
3.HowdidyougettoIreland?
a)Itwas100.
b)Byplane.
c)Lastmonth.
d)Idontknow
4.Couldyoutellmeyoursurname?
a)Doyoulikemyfamilyname?
b)HowdoIsaythat?
c)Wouldyoulikemetospellit?
d)Idontknow
5.Shallwegoouttonight?
a)Iknowthat.
b)It'sverygood.
c)I'mtootired.
d)Idontknow
6.Haveyouhadenoughtoeat?
a)That'sallright.
b)Arethereanymoreapples?
c)It'snottherighttime.
d)Idontknow
7.DoyouknowmysisterSue?
a)Idon'tthinkIdo.
b)Sorry,she'snothere.
c)Iknow.
d)Idontknow

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8.ItsthebookIveeverread.
a)mostinteresting
b)mostinterested
c)moreinteresting
d)Idontknow
9.eatensnailsbefore?
a)Doyouever
b)Didyouever
c)Haveyouever
d)Idontknow
10.Weveworkedtogethermanyyears.
a)since
b)during
c)for
d)Idontknow
11.ThesearethesouvenirshebroughtfromFrance.
a)which
b)who
c)what
d)Idontknow
12.Hellpasshisexamsifhehard.
a)studying
b)studies
c)willstudy
d)Idontknow
13.Whatyoudoifshedidnttellyouthetruth?
a)will
b)would
c)do
d)Idontknow
14.Shedoesntplaybasketballnow,butshewhenshewasyoung.
a)usedtoplay
b)hasplayed
c)plays
d)Idontknow

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15.TheGuggenheimMuseumbylotsoftouristseveryyear.
a)visits
b)isvisiting
c)isvisited
d)Idontknow
16.Howaboutafilmathometomorrownight?
a)watch
b)towatch
c)watching
d)Idontknow
17.Wearereallyhungryandtoeatathome.
a)thereisnothing
b)thereisntnothing
c)thereisanything
d)Idontknow
18.Hetelevisionwhenthetelephonerang.
a)watched
b)waswatching
c)watches
d)Idontknow
19.Thisexerciseistoodifficultforyou.Iyou.
a)llhelp
b)help
c)mgoingtohelp
d)Idontknow
20.Wellmeet.
a)onFridayinevening
b)onFridayevening
c)inFridayevening
d)Idontknow
21.Sheustodoourhomework.
a)told
b)said
c)say
d)Idontknow

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22.Ihadasandwichdinner.
a)for
b)forthe
c)inthe
d)Idontknow
23.Healotofmoneyinhisjob.
a)had
b)wins
c)earns
d)Idontknow
24.Excuseme,couldIonthissweater,please?
a)try
b)take
c)get
d)Idontknow
25.WedidnthavetimetosightseeinginLondon.
a)go
b)play
c)do
d)Idontknow
26.Theyusifwecouldtakethemhome.
a)told
b)said
c)asked
d)Idontknow
27.Susanwilllookourchildrenwhilewegotothecinema.
a)after
b)for
c)up
d)Idontknow
28.RichardaskedmeifIcouldhimmydictionary.
a)take
b)borrow
c)lend
d)Idontknow

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29.ImsorryImlate.Ithebus.
a)lost
b)missed
c)left
d)Idontknow
30.Itsraining!Dontforgettoonyourboots!
a)put
b)wear
c)dress
d)Idontknow

PARTE2:ComprensinEscrita
DRMARTENSAT50
DrMartensbootswereintroducedintoBritain50yearsago,ahalfcenturythathasseenthecountry
transformed, as musical movements have emerged and declined, and fashions come and gone.
However, DMs have been the footwear of choice for everyone, from punks to policemen. Klaus
Mrtens,theGermanarmydoctorwhocreatedtheoriginaldesignafteraskiinginjury,thoughtofan
aircushionedsole.Itprovidedcomfortandabsorbedimpactfromwalkingandrunning.
ForthefirstfewyearsinBritain,DrMartensweretheworkingmen'sboots,worninfactoriesandby
postmen. When Pete Townshend, from the Who, wore them in 1966, they became fashionable.
TownshendboughtDMsbecausehewastiredofthe1960sclothes."Iwassickofdressingupasa
Christmas tree in clothes that disturbed my guitar playing," he says. The boots helped him jump
aroundonstage,andremindedhimofhisworkingclassorigins.
Bythe70sDMshad beenadoptedandmadepart oftheiruniformbyseveralsubcultures,suchas
mods, rockers, goths, and the most frightening of all, skinheads. Gavin Watson was a teenage
skinhead."Iwas12whenIboughtmyfirstDMs,"Watsonsays."Andtherulewastobaptizethemby
kickingsomeone,itdidn'tmatterwho."
AdaptedfromSarfrazManzoor,TheObserver,31102010.
31.SincetheirarrivalinBritain,DMshave
a)becomeoldfashioned.
b)beentransformed.
c)beenwornbyallkindsofpeople.
d)Idontknow
32.DoctorMrtenscreatedtheboots
a)becauseofanaccident.
b)forthearmy.
c)forrunners.
d)Idontknow

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33.DMswerefirstseeninBritain
a)asanewfashion.
b)asfootwearforworkers.
c)whentheWhostartedwearingthem.
d)Idontknow
34.Inthe70s,woreDMs.
a)differentgroups
b)modsnever
c)onlyskinheads
d)Idontknow
35.Skinheads
a)attackedanyonewiththeirnewDMs.
b)boughttheirfirstDMsbeforetheywere13.
c)didnthaverules.
d)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelBsicoII(A2)
Respuestas
RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
A
C
B
C
C
B
A
A
C
C
A
B
A
A
C
C
A
A

N
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
7
18

N
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35

RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
A
B
A
A
C
A
A
C
A
C
B
A
C
A
B
A
A

Resultadodelaprueba
NOTA:Estaspruebasnoevalanlacapacidaddeexpresin,nioralniescrita.
EsimportantedarsecuentadequeUd.puedetenernivelesmuydiferentesenlacomprensinyla
expresin;porejemplo,esfrecuentequesetengaunamejorcapacidadenlaprimeraqueenla
segunda.
Poresto,antesdematricularse,Ud.debeconsultarladescripcindelosniveles,parasaberquse
esperadeunalumno/aquehasuperadocadanivel.Teniendoencuentasuniveldeexpresin,quizs
leinteresemsaUd.matricularseenunnivelinferioralqueindicaestaprueba.
Informacinsobrecmosecalculalaubicacin
SiUd.obtiene:

29omsrespuestascorrectas,Ud.puederealizarlapruebadelnivelsuperioraesta.

2528respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelnivelsuperior.

1324respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelniveldelapruebadenivelque
acabaderealizar.

12omenosrespuestascorrectas,Ud.deberealizarlapruebadelnivelinferioraladela
pruebaqueacabaderealizar.

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PARTE1:CompetenciaLxicoGramatical
1.DoyougiveandgetpresentsChristmasDay?
a)at
b)in
c)on
d)Idontknow
2.Areyoureadytoorder,sir?
Yes,Ithefish.
a)have
b)had
c)llhave
d)Idontknow
3.IknowsugarisbadformyteethbutIhatedrinkingcoffeewithoutit.
a)/my
b)/the
c)the/any
d)Idontknow
4.IfIwhereIlive,IinAustralia.
a)dontlive/willlive
b)didntlive/wouldlive
c)wouldntlive/lived
d)Idontknow
5.Ihaventdecidedyetwheretospendmyholidays.IgotoIreland.
a)donthaveto
b)may
c)need
d)Idontknow
6.Heisveryproudofhimselfbecauseheonlymakesspellingmistakeswhenwritingin
English.
a)afew
b)alittle
c)any
d)Idontknow
7.MyfriendsandItothecinemaonTuesdaysbecauseitismuchcheaper.
a)areusedtogo
b)usetogo
c)usuallygo
d)Idontknow

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8.IlovegettinguplateSundaymorning.
a)at
b)in
c)on
d)Idontknow
9.Shehasbeendoingherhomeworkatleastthreehours.
a)during
b)for
c)since
d)Idontknow
10.HowlongagoJoanssister?
a)didyoumeet
b)doyoumeet
c)haveyoumet
d)Idontknow
11.Thereisntcoffeeleft.ShallIgoandbuysome?
a)alot
b)much
c)plenty
d)Idontknow
12.Ididntplaybasketballatschooland.
a)neitherdidRobert
b)norplayedRobert
c)Robertdidtoo
d)Idontknow
13.Childrenbeleftaloneathome.Itcanbedangerous.
a)donthaveto
b)haveto
c)mustnt
d)Idontknow
14.Theteachersgiveusextrahomeworkwhensomestudentsbadly.
a)behave
b)cheat
c)revise
d)Idontknow

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15.Ivefinallythrownmyoldleatherjacket.
a)away
b)in
c)up
d)Idontknow
16.Yourenotallowedtodriveherebecauseitisaarea.
a)pedestrian
b)residential
c)suburb
d)Idontknow
17.Couldyougivemea20%onthisbag?Ithasadirtymarkonit.
a)bargain
b)discount
c)refund
d)Idontknow
18.Ihaventeatenanythingforhours.Im!
a)freezing
b)starving
c)tiring
d)Idontknow
19.Shesso!Herfeelingsareeasilyhurt.
a)reliable
b)sensible
c)sensitive
d)Idontknow
20.Itoldthemthetruth,theysaidtheydidntbelieveme.
a)Although
b)Despite
c)However
d)Idontknow
21.Isthattheladygaveyoutheparcel?
a)
b)that
c)whose
d)Idontknow

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22.Ifyouneedsomemoney,youcanalwaysitfromme.
a)afford
b)borrow
c)lend
d)Idontknow
23.Imtryingtogiveeatingchocolate.Ineedtoloseweight.
a)away
b)back
c)up
d)Idontknow
24.Slow!Yourebreakingthespeedlimit.
a)down
b)off
c)up
d)Idontknow
25.WhenwearrivedParisitwasraining.
a)at
b)in
c)to
d)Idontknow
26.Jackwasunhappyinhisjobsoheandfoundanotherone.
a)applied
b)resigned
c)retired
d)Idontknow
27.ImsorrybutIagreewithyou.
a)dont
b)havent
c)mnot
d)Idontknow
28.Imresponsibletheadvertisingdepartment.
a)for
b)of
c)with
d)Idontknow

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29.Stop!Ihateitwhenpeopleshout.
a)arguing
b)chatting
c)discussing
d)Idontknow
30.Whatareyouhavingforyourmain?
a)course
b)dessert
c)starter
d)Idontknow

PARTE2:ComprensinEscrita
MARSMISSIONPLANLAUNCHEDBYUSMILLIONAIRE
AUSmillionairewhobecamethefirstprivatespacetouristhasunveiledambitiousplanstosenda
manandwoman(probablyamarriedcouple)onaroundtriptoMarsin2018.
DennisTito,72,aformerrocketscientistwhomadehisfortunethroughinvestments,saidhisMission
forAmericaaimstoencourageaneweraofspaceexploration.Tito,whobecamethefirstprivate
spacetouristwhenhepaidtheRussians$20mforatickettotheInternationalSpaceStationin2001,
announcedhisplansinWashingtonDC.Heisnotintendingtoflyhimself.
ThetripwilltakeadvantageofthealignmentoftheplanetsinJanuary2018toflyaroundMarsand
returntoEarthintherelativelyshorttimeof501days.Thesameopportunitywillnotariseagain
until2031.
Titosaysheplanstofundthemissionuntiltheendof2014andhopestoraisetherestofthemoney
throughdonationsfromprivateinvestorsandfoundations."Thereisnotimetolose,"hesaid."Now
isthetime."Themission,likelytolaunchon5January2018,aimstotakeamanandawomanfrom
theUSonaflybytowithin100milesoftheMartiansurface,andreturnthemsafelytoEarth.The
actualcapsulethepairwilltravelin,islikelytobe"thesizeofatoilet".
Themissionfacessubstantialobstacles.Thehumanbodyadaptstospacebylosingmuscle,and
astronautsneeddailyexerciseonresistencemachinestoslowdownthewasting.Findingroomfor
thosemachinesiscrucial.
TheexpertssaythemissionwilldependonTito'sabilitytoraisefunds.Titosaidthecostwouldbe
similartothatofamissiontolowEarthorbit.Butitisalmostcertainthathewillnotgetrichfromthe
mission.Hesaid:"Letmebeclear,Iwillcomeoutalotpoorerasaresultofthismissionbutmy
grandchildrenwillcomeoutalotricherfortheinspirationitwillgivethem."

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31.Titoplansto
a)flyontheMarsMissionwithacouple.
b)letacoupleflytoMars.
c)setupanewbusinessexploringspace.
d)Idontknow
32.TitowantstheMissiontobelaunchedin2018to
a)bebackin2031.
b)reducethetimeofthejourney.
c)repeattheexperienceinabout501days.
d)Idontknow
33.Thecapsulewill
a)getnearMars.
b)landonMars.
c)stayinMarsafterthemissioniscompleted.
d)Idontknow
34.Theexpertsthinkthemissionwillsucceedif...
a)theastronautsexercisetokeepfit.
b)thecapsuleistherightsize.
c)Titocancollectenoughmoney.
d)Idontknow
35.Titobelievesthismissionwill
a)helphimearnafortune.
b)makehisgrandchildrenwealthy.
c)setanexample.
d)Idontknow

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Respuestas
RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
C
C
A
B
B
A
C
C
B
A
B
A
C
A
A
A
B
B

N
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
7
18

N
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35

RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
C
A
B
B
C
A
B
B
A
A
A
A
B
B
A
C
C

Resultadodelaprueba
NOTA:Estaspruebasnoevalanlacapacidaddeexpresin,nioralniescrita.
EsimportantedarsecuentadequeUd.puedetenernivelesmuydiferentesenlacomprensinyla
expresin;porejemplo,esfrecuentequesetengaunamejorcapacidadenlaprimeraqueenla
segunda.
Poresto,antesdematricularse,Ud.debeconsultarladescripcindelosniveles,parasaberquse
esperadeunalumno/aquehasuperadocadanivel.Teniendoencuentasuniveldeexpresin,quizs
leinteresemsaUd.matricularseenunnivelinferioralqueindicaestaprueba.
Informacinsobrecmosecalculalaubicacin
SiUd.obtiene:

29omsrespuestascorrectas,Ud.puederealizarlapruebadelnivelsuperioraesta.

2528respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelnivelsuperior.

1324respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelniveldelapruebadenivelque
acabaderealizar.

12omenosrespuestascorrectas,Ud.deberealizarlapruebadelnivelinferioraladela
pruebaqueacabaderealizar.

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
PARTE1:CompetenciaLxicoGramatical
1.Mybrotherupatsevenbutnotanymore.
a)usedtoget
b)usuallygets
c)wasusedtoget
d)Idontknow
2.Tomloveschocolatebuthisdoctorhasadvisedhimtoeatsomeonlytwiceweek.
a)/a
b)/the
c)the/a
d)Idontknow
3.Wherearethesawandthehammer?
Whoknows?Theybeinthebasement.
a)may
b)need
c)ought
d)Idontknow
4.IhavedecidedtoexerciseeverydayandeathealthyfoodIcanloseweight.
a)forthat
b)inorderto
c)sothat
d)Idontknow
5.DidyoursonphonewhenhearrivedItaly?
a)at
b)in
c)to
d)Idontknow
6.Thepresidentwasannoyedbecausetenpeoplelefttheroomhiswelcomespeech.
a)during
b)for
c)since
d)Idontknow
7.Ifyoudonthurry,wearegoingtothetraintoLondon.
a)belate
b)lose
c)miss
d)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
8.Shecantwalkverywellbecauseshehasgotaterribleinherleftleg.
a)harm
b)hurt
c)pain
d)Idontknow
9.Theweatherwasrainythatwehadtostayathome.
a)so
b)such
c)too
d)Idontknow
10.Tomisyoungthisjacket.Helooksridiculous.
a)enough/towear
b)too/fortowear
c)too/towear
d)Idontknow
11.Driversoftencomplainthatthereisparkingspaceinthecitybecauseofroadworks.
a)few
b)less
c)lots
d)Idontknow
12.Shegetsupearlyinthemorningandcomesbackhomelateatnight,completelyaftera
hardworkday.
a)exhausted
b)stressing
c)wealthy
d)Idontknow
13.Wereallylikedthathousebutitwastooexpensiveforus.So,finally,wedecidedthatnotbuying
itwasthemostthingtodo.
a)selfish
b)sensible
c)sensitive
d)Idontknow
14.Idliketoknow.
Well,hesquiteshybutwhenyougettoknowhim,hesverynice.
a)howPeterislike
b)whatPeterislike
c)whatPeterlookslike
d)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
15.IfIyouwerewaitingforme,Imuchearlier.
a)knew/wouldcome
b)hadknown/wouldcome
c)hadknown/wouldhavecome
d)Idontknow
16.WhenyoutraveltoFrance,youtakeyourpassport.Youridentitycardisenough.
a)donthaveto
b)mustnt
c)oughtnt
d)Idontknow
17.Myboyfriend,carhasjustbrokendown,iswaitingformeatthepetrolstation.
a)which
b)whom
c)whose
d)Idontknow
18.Youlljusthavetolearnallthoseexpressionsby.
a)heart
b)memory
c)mind
d)Idontknow
19.Pleasedonottocontactourofficeincaseofanydifficulty.
a)delay
b)deny
c)hesitate
d)Idontknow
20.Keeptheifyouthinkyoumayneedtochangethatshirt.
a)note
b)receipt
c)recipe
d)Idontknow
21.Sheisalwayshuggingandkissingherfriends;shesaverygirl.
a)affectionate
b)charming
c)moody
d)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
22.Allforthejobmustfillinthecorrectform.
a)applicants
b)employees
c)employers
d)Idontknow
23.Iclearlyrememberhimthekeysbackwhenheaskedmeto.
a)giving
b)togive
c)tohavegiven
d)Idontknow
24.WhenIthinkaboutitIregretsonastytoJohnwhenwebothwereatschool,butI
couldnthelpitthen.
a)be
b)being
c)tobe
d)Idontknow
25.Thereisnopointforthatjob;theyarenotgoingtohiremenomatterhowhardItry.
a)forapplying
b)inapplying
c)toapply
d)Idontknow
26.Hewasamillionairebutheallhismoneytopoorpeople.
a)gaveaway
b)gavein
c)gaveup
d)Idontknow
27.Foodthatisntcookedis.
a)crude
b)rare
c)raw
d)Idontknow
28.Thisringisntalotofmoney,butIloveit!
a)afford
b)cost
c)worth
d)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
29.Myparentshavejustfinishedpayingtheontheirhouse.
a)credit
b)grant
c)mortgage
d)Idontknow
30.herlittleexperience,Sarahfinallygotthejob.
a)Although
b)Despite
c)However
d)Idontknow

PARTE2:ComprensinEscrita
VULNERABLETENANTSTARGETEDBY'CUCKOOS'
Criminalgangsaretargetingisolatedindividualslivinginhousingassociationandcouncil
accommodationbybecomingtheirfriendsandusingtheirhomestodealdrugs.
Therearemanyrewardsfor"cuckooing".Thegangsareabletooperatefromanunobtrusiveflatout
ofsightofthepoliceanduseittodealandmanufacturedrugsinasafeenvironment.Oncethegangs
areusingthepropertiesforcriminalenterprises,theirinhabitantsareterrifiedofgoingtothepolice
forfeartheywillbesuspectedofdrugdealing,whichwouldcausetheirexpulsion.
"Theyarepredatorypeople,"saidTonyWaters,themanagerofahostelrunbythehomelessness
charityThamesReach."Ifyou'reagrannylivingonyourownyouwon'tgetcuckooed,becauseyou'll
havefriendstosupportyou.Butifyou'revulnerable,sayyou'reexhomeless,you'llbeclocked
straightaway.Thesegangsareveryselective."
Theriseofcuckooingisaresponsetotheclosureofcracksmokinghideawaysbylocalauthorities.
Thiscoincidedwithapushtoaccommodatethousandsofhomelessinflatsrunbyhousing
associations.Thegangsoftenusedrugsasastrategy,butsometimesitissimplyfriendshipthat
opensthedoor."Mostvictimsarelonelyandhavenothingtodowiththeirtime,"saidMikeNicholas
fromThamesReach.
Petewasplacedinaflatbyhislocalcouncilafterleavingrehabilitationforalcoholism.Thetwomen
twoflatsdownseemedfriendly,oneofthemofferingPetehiscrackpipe."Ithoughttheywereall
rightatfirst,"Petesaid."I'dbeeninrehab,soIdidn'tknowanyone.Atleastitwassomeonetotalk
to."ThemenwouldtreatPete'sflatastheirown,usingittosmokecrackanddeposittheirbikes.
ThentheystartedbeatingPete.Hewasinconstantfearofthementeringhisflattotakedrugswhen
hewasdesperatelytryingtostayoffalcohol.Onenighthewasalone,hedecidedtoflee."Ileft
everythingIhadthere:TV,DVDplayer,mobilephone,"hesaid.Petewassomewhatlucky:hecould
getoutquickly.Buthavinglosthisflatheisbackinahostel,drinkingsuperstrengthlagerand
strugglingtoturnhislifearound.
AdaptedfromTheObserver,JamieDoward,Sunday3October2010.

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
31.Thevictimslivein
a)associatedhostels.
b)socialhousing.
c)theirownflats.
d)Idontknow
32.Thegangsusetheirvictimsflatsto
a)dodrugsandbusinessundercover.
b)hidefromthepoliceandothergangs.
c)keepstolengoods.
d)Idontknow
33.Thevictims
a)areafraidtosaytheywerehomeless.
b)areoftensuspectedofdrugdealing.
c)dontusuallytellanythingtotheauthorities.
d)Idontknow
34.Inordertobecometheirvictimsfriends,thecriminals
a)helpthemfighttheiraddictions.
b)offerthemaccommodation.
c)offerthemdrugs.
d)Idontknow
35.Pete
a)hasntstarteddrinkingagain.
b)ishavingtroublewithalcoholagain.
c)isonharddrugsnow.
d)Idon'tknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelIntermedioII(B12)
Respuestas
RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
A
A
A
C
C
A
C
C
A
C
B
A
B
B
A
A
C
A

N
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
7
18

N
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35

RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
C
B
A
A
A
B
B
A
C
C
C
B
B
A
C
C
B

Resultadodelaprueba
NOTA:Estaspruebasnoevalanlacapacidaddeexpresin,nioralniescrita.
EsimportantedarsecuentadequeUd.puedetenernivelesmuydiferentesenlacomprensinyla
expresin;porejemplo,esfrecuentequesetengaunamejorcapacidadenlaprimeraqueenla
segunda.
Poresto,antesdematricularse,Ud.debeconsultarladescripcindelosniveles,parasaberquse
esperadeunalumno/aquehasuperadocadanivel.Teniendoencuentasuniveldeexpresin,quizs
leinteresemsaUd.matricularseenunnivelinferioralqueindicaestaprueba.
Informacinsobrecmosecalculalaubicacin
SiUd.obtiene:

29omsrespuestascorrectas,Ud.puederealizarlapruebadelnivelsuperioraesta.

2528respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelnivelsuperior.

1324respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelniveldelapruebadenivelque
acabaderealizar.

12omenosrespuestascorrectas,Ud.deberealizarlapruebadelnivelinferioraladela
pruebaqueacabaderealizar.

Pg7de7

Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
PARTE1:CompetenciaLxicoGramatical
1.IwishIintouchwithhim,butIdon'thavehisemailaddress.
a)couldget
b)get
c)got
d)wouldget
e)Idontknow
2.Pleasedonothesitatetocontactme,yourequirefurtherinformation.
a)could
b)might
c)should
d)would
e)Idontknow
3.Manypeoplediscouragetheirchildrenactors.
a)became
b)forbecoming
c)frombecoming
d)tobecome
e)Idontknow
4.ThesingerdeniesthetunefromanoldBeatlessong.
a)havingplagiarised
b)havingtoplagiarise
c)tohaveplagiarised
d)toplagiarise
e)Idontknow
5.Williamwassuspectedinstrumentsfromthetheatre.
a)forstealing
b)fromstealing
c)ofstealing
d)tosteal
e)Idontknow
6.ItwassuchalongtimeagothatIcanhardlyrememberParis.
a)myvisit
b)tovisit
c)visit
d)visiting
e)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
7.Theplayreceivedverygoodinthepress.
a)announcements
b)critical
c)reviews
d)surveys
e)Idontknow
8.Iwillwaitforyouuntilyouback.
a)came
b)come
c)willcome
d)wouldcome
e)Idontknow
9.Thegovernmentwantstofootballhooligansfromtravellingabroad.
a)avoid
b)miss
c)prevent
d)protect
e)Idontknow
10.IwassotiredthatIdownandclosedmyeyes.
a)lain
b)lay
c)lie
d)lied
e)Idontknow
11.Thenovelisreallyworth.
a)reading
b)readingit
c)toread
d)toreadit
e)Idontknow
12.Thesebirdsmakeanincredible10,000kilometretoAfricaeverywinter.
a)expedition
b)journey
c)outing
d)voyage
e)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
13.Ihadnodifficultyaplacetolive.Infactitwassurprisinglyeasy.
a)aboutfinding
b)finding
c)inordertofind
d)tofind
e)Idontknow
14.SomeofthemostfamouspeopleinMarbellawillhavetofacetrialonmoneycharges.
a)blowing
b)haggling
c)laundering
d)spree
e)Idontknow
15.AsIhavesuchasweetitisverydifficultformetoloseweight.
a)mouth
b)taste
c)tongue
d)tooth
e)Idontknow
16.Hisfamilybecamesothattheywereforcedtosellthefarm.
a)affluent
b)hardup
c)loaded
d)ripoff
e)Idontknow
17.NowonderJohnandMaryareclosefriends.Youknow,birdsofafeather.
a)flockforever
b)flocktogether
c)flyforever
d)flytogether
e)Idontknow
18.ThelastfamilytookplaceonauntSarahs100thbirthday.
a)anniversary
b)encounter
c)gathering
d)together
e)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
19.Hewasaccusedofcorruption,sohefromhispost.
a)abandoned
b)left
c)resigned
d)set
e)Idontknow
20.Sheherlivingasamagicianatchildrensparties.
a)earns
b)gains
c)has
d)wins
e)Idontknow
21.IvealwaysBillforhiscourageanddetermination.
a)lookedafter
b)lookedupto
c)takenafter
d)takenoutfor
e)Idontknow
22.TheofwarinIraqtookusallbysurprise.
a)outbreak
b)outburst
c)outcry
d)output
e)Idontknow
23.Thedrughaspowerfulsideeffects.,itcanbeaddictive.
a)Furthermore
b)Nevertheless
c)Sothat
d)Whereas
e)Idontknow
24.Illdrawamapforyouyoucantfindourhouse.
a)aslongas
b)incase
c)provided
d)unless
e)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
25.Thisisaprivateletteraddressedtome.Idratheryouit.
a)didntread
b)dontread
c)wontread
d)wouldntread
e)Idontknow
26.Aftertenyears,Igotauniformatschool.
a)usetowear
b)usedtowear
c)usedtowearing
d)wearing
e)Idontknow
27.Iknowhimalthoughweveneverbeenintroducedtoeachother.
a)atfirstsight
b)bysight
c)insight
d)outofsight
e)Idontknow
28.Shecommittedthatcrime.Shewasathomewithmeatthetimeittookplace.
a)canthave
b)mightnthave
c)mustnthave
d)shouldhave
e)Idontknow
29.Ionlyhadtimetoatthenewspapers,butIcouldn'treadthemcarefully.
a)gaze
b)glance
c)stare
d)watch
e)Idontknow
30.Shesnotinherofficerightnowbutifyouonforaminute,Illtryandfindher.
a)count
b)hang
c)keep
d)pass
e)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
PARTE2:ComprensinEscrita
THELONGDISTANCECYCLIST
As33yearoldLondonerLukeBreampedalledpastthefinishingpostoftheTourdeFrancelastyear,
hefeltasurgeofexcitementthatmadethepainofthepastthreeweeksworthwhile.Unlikethe
professionalteamcyclistswiththeirstateoftheartbikesandconvoysofsupportvehicles,Luke
anamateurwhohadonlyrecentlytakenupcycling,haddecidedtohaveagoattheTourde
Franceonalastminutewhim."Lookingback,itwasabitmad,"headmits,laughing."Ihadno
fitness,nobikingexperienceandI'dneverbeenupamountain.TheothercycliststhoughtIwasout
ofmymind!"
Asanamateur,Lukecouldn'tridealongsidetheprofessionalcyclistsbutinsteadrodeeachofthe21
stagesonedayinadvanceofthem.Whereastheywerehookeduptofooddripsatnight,Lukehad
hismuminawhitetransitvansupplyinghimwithCocaCola,MarsBarsandjambuttiesthroughout
theday.
HavingneverevenseentherouteonTV,Lukewasinshock."Themountainsare15mileslongand
theremightbefourorfiveoftheminaday.Itjustkilledme.ButInevergotoffthebiketowalk."
Dayafterdayhebattledon,settingoutearlytocompensateforcyclingatabouthalfthespeedofthe
professionalsandfinishingeachstagebynightfall.
Onlythreeweekspreviouslyhehadbeensittingdrinkingcoffee,contemplatinghowtofillhistime.
Hissandwichbusinesshadrecentlygonebustandhewasleftwithnomoneyanda40cigarettea
dayhabit.Sohegaveupsmokingandboughthimselfabike,thefirsthe'dhadsincehewaseight.
"ThereIwasinStarbucks,readinginthepaperaboutthefirstlegoftheTourdeFrancesettingoff
fromEngland.SoIphonemymotherandsay:'I'mthinkingaboutdoingtheTourdeFrance.Willyou
come?'"
Hismum,68yearoldCarolyn,aformerprimaryschoolteacher,immediatelyagreed,butsheturned
outtobealmostasbadlypreparedasherson:shesuffersfromchronicvertigo,sohadtodriveon
thewrongsideoftheroadthroughthePyreneesandAlpshuggingthecliffs.Shewasalso
claustrophobic,soshewasn'tabletosleepinthebackofthevanwiththebikelikeLuke,sleeping
acrossthefrontseatinstead.
OnthefifthdayLukegotfoodpoisoningandwasupallnightbeingsick.Butwithsometoughlove
fromMumhemanagedtofinishthestage.Thisyearheplanstodoitagainonhisown,pitchinga
tentattheendofeachstage."Losingallmymoneywasthebestthingthatcouldhavehappenedto
me,"hesaysnow.Settinghimselfnearimpossiblechallengesandcompletingthemgiveshimasense
ofprideheneverfeltthroughwork.Separatedfromhiswifeandwithtwosmallboys,hehassetupa
newbusinesssellingfoodsupplementstocyclists,butlimitshimselftoparttimehours.
HisnextprojectistodotheRaceAcrossAmerica,whereamateurcyclistscover3,000milesin12
dayscyclingupto23hoursaday.Onlyahandfulof"nu ers",asLukeputsit,arewillingtotryit.
HisfatherjokesthatifLukeis"scaredsenseless"bysomething,hewillwanttodoit.AsLukesays:
"Endurancesportsarelikelifeit'slonganditcanbepainful,butwhatmattersishowyourespond
whenthingsgetdifficult."

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
TheReadersDigest,(adapted)
31.Accordingtothetext,...
a)Breamfelttootiredtogoforawalkduringthetour.
b)Bream'smumgavehimalotofjamsandwiches.
c)professionalcyclistswereaddictedtofooddrips.
d)Idontknow
32.Breamwasverysurprisedwhenhesawthemountainsbecause...
a)hedidnotknowbeforehandwhattheywerelike.
b)theywereextremelyclosetoeachother.
c)whenhesetoutandarriveditwastoodarktoseethem.
d)Idontknow
33.ThroughthePyreneesandAlps,Bream'smother...
a)couldnotsleepwellbecauseofherson'sbicycle.
b)droveawayfromtheroadouterside.
c)hardlyknewhowtodriveproperly.
d)Idontknow
34.Breamfeelsproudof...
a)havinglostallhismoney.
b)havingstartedanewparttimejob.
c)overcomingdifficultchallenges.
d)Idontknow
35.BreamwantstodotheRaceAcrossAmerica...
a)asanotherwaytotesthisendurance.
b)becausehisfatherfindsitfunny.
c)sincetherewillonlybeafewnuttersinvolved.
d)Idontknow

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Pruebadenivel:InglsNivelAvanzado(B2)
Respuestas
RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
A
C
C
A
C
D
C
B
C
B
A
B
B
C
D
B
B
C

N
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
7
18

N
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35

RESPUESTA
CORRECTA
C
A
B
A
A
B
A
C
B
A
B
B
B
A
A
C
A

Resultadodelaprueba
NOTA:Estaspruebasnoevalanlacapacidaddeexpresin,nioralniescrita.
EsimportantedarsecuentadequeUd.puedetenernivelesmuydiferentesenlacomprensinyla
expresin;porejemplo,esfrecuentequesetengaunamejorcapacidadenlaprimeraqueenla
segunda.
Poresto,antesdematricularse,Ud.debeconsultarladescripcindelosniveles,parasaberquse
esperadeunalumno/aquehasuperadocadanivel.Teniendoencuentasuniveldeexpresin,quizs
leinteresemsaUd.matricularseenunnivelinferioralqueindicaestaprueba.
Informacinsobrecmosecalculalaubicacin
SiUd.obtiene:

29omsrespuestascorrectas,Ud.puederealizarlapruebadelnivelsuperioraesta.

2528respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelnivelsuperior.

1324respuestascorrectas,Ud.debematricularseenelniveldelapruebadenivelque
acabaderealizar.

12omenosrespuestascorrectas,Ud.deberealizarlapruebadelnivelinferioraladela
pruebaqueacabaderealizar.

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