5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- sleight of hand
- a speed and skill of the hand when performing tricks. skilful hiding of the truth in order to win an advantage.By some statistical sleight of hand the government have produced figures showing that unemployment has recently fallen. eg: The image fade technique is a bit like a sleight of hand where you use another invisible object to hide a part of the main image and thus combine them to give the appearance of a fade.
- b to keep or intend something for a particular purpose. eg: Five billion dollars of this year's budget is already earmarked for hospital improvements. eg: Earmarked Funds
- c an illegal plan for making money
- d an amount of money given for a particular purpose. eg:
- e the careful watching of a person or place , especially by the police or army , because of a crime that has happened or is expected.More banks are now installing surveillance cameras .
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- to repeat the main points of an explanation or description. eg:Finally, the teacher recapped the main points of the lesson.
- making you feel frightened or nervous.She can be very intimidating when she's angry. eg:U.S. President Barack Obama said he was not sure the deal would work.
"My hope is that we actually do see follow-through over the next several days," Obama said. "But I don't think given past performance that we can count on that, and we have to be prepared to potentially respond to what continue to be efforts of interference by the Russians in Eastern and Southern Ukraine."
Some U.S. lawmakers are urging the administration to take additional steps to pressure Russia. Appearing on NBC, Republican Senator Bob Corker said U.S. sanctions have had no effect on Moscow.
"To me, unless they [Russia] immediately begin moving the 40,000 troops on the border, which are intimidating people in Ukraine, unless they begin immediately moving them away, I really do believe we should be sanctioning some of the [Russian] companies in the energy sector -- Gazprom and others," Corker said. "I think we should hit some of the large banks there. And certainly we should beef up our security relationships with Ukraine."
- 1.money paid by an employer to an employee whose job the employer has had to bring to an end. eg: The management have offered employees one week's severance (pay) for each six months they have worked at the company.2.the act of ending a connection, relationship, etc. or of being separated from a person, place, etc. eg: The minister announced the severance of aid to the country.
- a short sentence or phrase that expresses a belief or purpose
- a disadvantage or the negative part of a situation.eg: Some benefits and drawbacks of Microsoft Project. eg: One of the drawbacks of living with someone is having to share a bathroom.
5 True/False Questions
mocking → a person who obeys the rules of correct behaviour and considers himself or herself to be morally better than other people
notion → (a) belief or idea. The programme makers reject the notion that seeing violence on television has a harmful effect on children.
peer → a person, usually a man, who has been trained to perform religious duties in the Christian Church, especially the Roman Catholic Church, or a person with particular duties in some other religions
coincidental → If tickets, books, etc. are complimentary, they are given free, especially by a business. eg: I have managed to arrange a complimentary airport transfer for you.Please note that the driver, Michael will be waiting for you at the lobby of Espada at 6.00 a.m. on 4 May 2014 to send you to the airport.
swirl → to (cause to) move quickly with a twisting circular movement