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Olvasott szövegértés
In the following interview with Michael, a hotel manager, the questions have been removed. Your task is to match the questions (A- I) and the answers (1-7). There is one extra question that you do not need. Write the letters in the white boxes as in the example (0).

0) ______________ I run two hotels and a night club. I look after the day-to-day operations, which means everything from the type of tea bag we use to the company accounts. 
1) ______________ Like most I never planned a career in hospitality but fell into it and found a passion. 
2) ______________ The interaction with people is the most satisfying part of my job. After all, no two people are the same. 
3) ______________ That I am not able to meet all the clients; even though our team is dedicated to making their stay as enjoyable as possible, I would like to see them all.
4) _____________ Patience! You deal with young unskilled staff a lot of the time, not to mention the untrained guests! You also have to be prepared to work hard. 
5) _____________ I don’t think I could name just one person. I try to learn and take something from everyone I come into contact with, even those who at the time, I may not think I will gain anything positive from. 
6) ______________ They should be very happy with the welcome they receive and reassured at the same time that they have chosen well. 
7) ______________ Start at the bottom, work hard and prove yourself. Moving up the ladder is all about gaining experience and constantly learning from others. Keep up to date with the ever-changing industry.
In the following interview with Michael, a hotel manager, the questions have been removed. Your task is to match the questions (A- I) and the answers (1-7). There is one extra question that you do not need. Write the letters in the white boxes as in the example (0).
0) ______________ I run two hotels and a night club. I look after the day-to-day operations, which means everything from the type of tea bag we use to the company accounts. 
1) ______________ Like most I never planned a career in hospitality but fell into it and found a passion. 
2) ______________ The interaction with people is the most satisfying part of my job. After all, no two people are the same. 
3) ______________ That I am not able to meet all the clients; even though our team is dedicated to making their stay as enjoyable as possible, I would like to see them all.
4) _____________ Patience! You deal with young unskilled staff a lot of the time, not to mention the untrained guests! You also have to be prepared to work hard. 
5) _____________ I don’t think I could name just one person. I try to learn and take something from everyone I come into contact with, even those who at the time, I may not think I will gain anything positive from. 
6) ______________ They should be very happy with the welcome they receive and reassured at the same time that they have chosen well. 
7) ______________ Start at the bottom, work hard and prove yourself. Moving up the ladder is all about gaining experience and constantly learning from others. Keep up to date with the ever-changing industry.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True
 B-False
 C- there isn’t enough information in the text

The match was played between two of the founding clubs of the Football Association.



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Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True 
B-False 
C- there isn’t enough information in the text

Refreshments were served after the first half.



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C
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Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True 
B-False 
C- there isn’t enough information in the text

One hundred and fifty footballing volunteers were given medals at the palace reception by the queen. 



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B
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Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True 
B-False 
C- there isn’t enough information in the text

 
The medal ceremony lasted less than two hours. 



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Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True 
B-False 
C- there isn’t enough information in the text

The president of the Football Association is the Queen’s grandson. 



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C
Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True 
B-False 
C- there isn’t enough information in the text

 
 Luckily, the lawn was in perfect condition even after the summer’s outdoor events at the palace.



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B
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Read this article about a football match and then read the statements (8-14) following it. Mark a sentence A if it is true according to the article. Mark it B if it is false. Mark it C if there isn’t enough information in the text to decide if the sentence is true or not. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0).
A-True 
B-False 
C- there isn’t enough information in the text

 
There is a match between the two football teams every year. 



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C
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Read this text about a journalist’s visit to a book festival and then look at the half sentences that follow. Your task is to match the two sentence halves according to the information in the text (numbers 15-21 to letters AI). There is an extra letter that you do not need. Write the letters in the white boxes. An example (0) has been given for you.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Read this article about changing time zones. • Some parts of sentences have been left out from the text. Your task is to reconstruct the text by filling in the gaps (22-30) from the list (A-L) below. Write the letters in the white boxes next to the numbers as in the example (0). Remember that there is one extra letter that you do not need.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Nyelvhelyesség
You are going to read an article about an excellent athlete. Some words are missing from the text. Use the words in brackets to form the words that fit in the gaps (1-10). Then write the appropriate form of these words on the lines after the text. There might be cases when you do not have to change the word in brackets. Use only one word for each gap. There is an example (0) at the beginning.  


Not your average great-great grandfather, Fauja Singh has (0) ___completed___ (complete) nine 26-
mile (42-kilometer) marathons since taking up long-distance running just over a decade ago.
On Sunday, the 101-year-old Sikh finished his final (1)   (race) in Hong Kong,
putting an end to a sporting career that has been an inspiration to many around the world.
Nicknamed "Turbaned Tornado" by fans for his (2)   (tradition) headdress, Singh
said he began long-distance running to fight the (3)   (depress) he was suffering from
after the (4)   (die) of his son. Singh moved to the UK from India following the
(5)   (tragic) in his family and entered his first marathon in London in 2000 aged 89.
In 2011, Singh became the first centenarian to complete a marathon after (6)   (finish) the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 2011 in eight hours and 11 minutes and six
seconds.
Although the Hong Kong marathon was Singh’s last competitive event, his coach said the
centenarian will still run for (7)   (please): "He’s my best student, I would say, which
is ironic because he’s (8)   (two) my age."
Singh told CNN he had no secret diet or training program. He says his (9)   (succeed) is due to a simple love of the sport. "It’s because of the (10)   (happy) I get
out of it. If something makes you happy, you'll do it well."
You are going to read an article about the world’s ugliest animal. Some words are missing from the text. Your task is to choose the most appropriate word from the list (A-N) for each gap (11-21) in the text. Write the letter of the appropriate word in the white box. Each word can be used once. There is one extra word that you do not need to use. There is an example (0) at the beginning. 

 
 
 
 
 
 


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You are going to read a joke about a smart flight attendant. Some words are missing from the text. Your task is to write the missing words on the dotted lines (22-29) after the text. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example (0) at the beginning


Joe was a flight attendant for Fly High airlines. He watched (0) ___as____ an elderly lady
boarded the plane holding a dog in a cage. "Excuse me," said Joe, "dogs (22)   not
allowed on board; you have to check your dog (23)   with the baggage." The lady
wasn’t happy, but Joe was an experienced flight attendant and managed (24)   convince the lady without a scene. Upon arrival, Joe took a peek in the cage, and to his great
surprise, saw that the dog (25)   dead! Horrified that they might get sued, Joe quickly
sent (26)   of his colleagues out to town to buy a dog (27)   looked exactly
the same. Luckily, in an hour’s time, Joe’s colleague came back with the perfect dog. They
quickly switched dogs (28)   felt very proud of themselves. "This isn’t my dog!" said
the lady as (29)   as she saw it. "I’m sure it is," insisted Joe, "I was very careful
about where I put it." "It’s not my dog," argued the lady, "you see, I was bringing my dog to
my home town to have him buried, and this dog is alive!"  

Hallott szöveg értése
In this section, you will hear an interview with Leona Lewis, who won the third series of the X Factor in the UK in 2006. Your task is to complete the sentences with the exact word you hear in the text. Write one word in each gap. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, after a short pause, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers. 
Task No. 1. 

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0. Leona grew up in …East… London. 
1. Leona went to a(n)   arts school. 
2. Besides being a shop-assistant and a waitress, she also worked as a(n)   . 
3. Her style now is a bit more feminine and   . 
4. She was quite   and she still is. 
5. Besides horseback riding, she likes   . 
6. Leona and her boyfriend started dating when they were   . 
7. Besides going to her friends’ houses, Leona likes going to a(n)   with her friends. 
8. Leona   her music idol when she was seventeen. 
9. Leona’s parent told her not to   herself to one thing. 
In this section, you will hear a report about dishonest on-line companies in the United States. Your task is to find one word in each of the following sentences which doesn’t make sense in the context of the recording. First, cross it out, and then write the correct one on the line after the sentence. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, after a short pause, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers. 
Task No. 2.
 
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Mr. Brody received an email from a friend in New York.
 incorrect word: friend
 correct word: company

10. The letter congratulated Mr. Brody on being the buyer of an electronic piano.  
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
11. When Mr. Brody received the box, at first he saw nothing but pieces of plastic. 
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
12. The piano had thirty buttons which made a beeping sound when he pushed them. 
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
13. Dishonest companies often surprise people with their advertising. 
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
14. The “solar-powered clothes dryer” turned out to be nothing but a wire and a clothes pin. 
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
15. People ordered the “faux pearls” because they were surprisingly expensive.  
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
16. People should not have been surprised to see that the pearls were made of glass.
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
 
17. The Postal Service employs 500 people whose only task is to stop the cheating customers.  
 incorrect word:   
 correct word:   
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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People celebrate the new year by ... 


giving each other birds and turtles as a present in Southern Asia.
wearing new clothes in Muslim societies.
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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Others, such as …  


Jews have a religious ceremony to celebrate it.
Japanese people prepare a rice cake on New Year’s Eve.
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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In the United States, the official holiday is ...


December 31st
January 1st
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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At traditional masquerade balls … 


people wear a mask before midnight.
take off their costumes at midnight.
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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On 31st December, … 


a lot of people watch TV at New Year’s Eve parties.
most TV channels give a live broadcast from New York City.
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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At one minute before midnight on Times Square in N.Y.C ...


a lighted ball is lifted to the top of one of the tall buildings.
people start counting down together.
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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On January 1st, it is customary in the U.S. to ...


give a small present to your friends and loved ones.
visit friends, relatives and neighbors.
In this section, you are going to hear some information about how Americans celebrate the New Year. Your task is to circle the letter(s) of the correct answer(s) in the boxes on the right. Please note that in this task both answers may be correct. However, there is always at least one correct answer. This means you will have to circle one or two letters. First, you will have some time to look at the task, and then we will play the whole recording in one piece. Then, you will hear the recording again, but this time we will play the text in shorter sections to give you enough time to write down your answers.
Task No. 3. 
 
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In the U.S., New Year’s resolutions are often ... 


broken within a month.
made in writing.
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