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Ca nd idates achi eving a Grade A receive a certificate stating they d em onstrated ability at C2 level. Candidates who perform below Cl level receive a ce rtificate stati ng they demonstrated ability at 82 level.
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Cand idates exp laining, negotiating, ete. You may be asked two or three questions, depending on the time. Try to extend your answer into a couple of sentences but be careful you don't go on for too long. D Listen to the questions an exa miner asks.
M atch the exa miner's questions w ith the answers A- E. There is one extra q uestion fo r which there is no answer. A That's a difficult one. Probably working in America 7 1've got to finish my studies first and then I'd like to travel and work my way across the USA.
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But a key both B. They see it as D Decide if one or both sentences are a way to 7 time in developing themselves personally possible in each item. Tick v the and professionally. This means that the whole social framework is sentences that are correct. B She's having a baby. A damage B breakage C splinter o fragmentation B I'm feeling quite ill. What is t he w riter's main pu rpose? For questions 1- 6, choose the answer A, B, C or D wh ich you The award fo r Best Actor had just been announced.
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Reading A It didn't happen quickly. C It was a result of becoming proficient About the exam: in Spanish. Each question 5 According to the writer, which aspect of Spanish gives you four options to choose from.
Only one is correct. Strategy: A sport Read the text and the title quickly to get an idea of what it is about. Then read the questions but do not look at the B food options yet as this can be confusing. C shopping Find the section of text that the question relates to and read it D nightlife carefully.
Think of the answer without referring to the options. Look at the options and choose the one that is closest to A disappointed by their new life. B insecure in the first few months. Make sure that there is evidence for your answer in the text C anxious about their decision to move. It is a mental sensation finally ready to call Madrid her home. For me, feeling at home In Madrid has been a slow progressing relationship. The 'Back home!
The CIty tnlt1ally made my acquaintance as a child: I had attended Iberia flight from Munich, where I grew up, to Madrid, where several summer camps to improve my language skills. At age I had been living for two years, had been on time. And at age 22, the capital and I hit a home delays and strikes. Yet when I hit the 'Send' button of my phone, run: I came back for good, moving in to my current piso I was caught even more profoundly by surprise.
For the first apartment. Slowly but surely, I learned to live the Spanish time, I had referred to Madrid as my home. Where is home? A5 a natural optimist, I For many expats, the concept isn't continue to believe in all the black or white.
Home involves positive aspects of living in numerous gray areas, including Madrid. If sports ignite your family and friends, memories, spirit, Spaniards will welcome language, religion, lifestyle, culture you to cheer along - the and more.
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