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SECTION 1 : Questions 1-10
Questions 1-5

Public Speaking Course


COURSE ACOURSE BCOURSE C
FEATURESSmall group size Max.   people Informal situations e.g. internal meetings, presentationsMore formal settings Larger group sizes people who visit  high level meetingsFormal situations Conference presentations Large meetings International situations Speaking to people from other  
PRICE£456    

Questions 7-10

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/OR A LETTER for each answer.
Man's Notes

Best course for me-.

-Probably  

Includes:
-Understanding your audience

-  what you want to say

-Holding people's attention

-Speaking with   and clarity

-Using visual aids

  Q&A sessions

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SECTION 2 : Questions 11-20
Questions 11-13
Choose THREE letters A - F.

Effective Communication
Which of the following reasons for communication does the speaker mention?

A to negotiate with other people
B to influence someone 
C to get to know people 
D to make a complaint about something 
E for teaching or training purposes 
F to tell people how we're feeling

 

 

 



Questions 14-16

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Notes:

-The meaning of any message is what is understood by  

-Miscommunication can happen when people understand words, word connotation or  differently. 

-Non-communicative factors are also important, for example if the speaker is:

•Respected highly

•  

• Liked a lot 


Questions 17-20

Choose A, B or C.

According to the speaker, 'active listening' involves

stopping the speaker frequently to check you understand. 
being calm while you listen.
keeping strong eye-contact at all times.

According to the speaker, 'active listening'

 can reduce the level of stress in a communication.
 takes longer but is worth it.
helps to build relationships in the group

According to the speaker, to talk clearly you need to 

use words which are easily understood.
 watch, and listen, to other people.
 use the minimum number of words.

According to the speaker, to communicate effectively 

 you need to share your feelings with others.
 you need to hide your feelings from others.
 you need to decide what is important. 


SECTION 3 : Questions 21 - 30
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

The Language lab

The resources for Italian are in two sections: beginner -  and intermediate to upper intermediate.

Many  level students find both sections of interest.

The listening worksheets and audio files have the same  .

The listening lab resources are outside the lab in order to reduce   levels.

It is not possible to take   out of the lab.

Graded readers must be returned every   .



Questions 27 - 30

Choose FOUR letter, A - H.

Which FOUR topics does the teacher say are included in the workshop?

A A schedule for self-study 
B Linking self study with your course book 
C The students aims 
D Studying with other students 
E Common mistakes people make 
F The design of the language lab materials 
G A chance to meet other students 
H The importance of taking breaks

 

 

 

 

SECTION 4 : Questions 31 - 40
Questions 31 - 35

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Brief History of English

Notes
Definition of Grammar

A set of rules for the   of a language.

This highlights the importance of the

Establishing a Language

1. Language became stable because the storytellers were  

2. Formal grammar comes

Significant History

401 - 500 AD: Angles and Saxons in Britain - foundations of modern English Turing point in 1066

- William of Normandy scored a   over Harold Godwinson


Questions 36 - 40

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Brief History of English - Significant Dates



1268Robert of Gloucester: children should learn   in their cradle
  Mathew of Westminister: people unable to speak English were 'vile and contemptible'
1292Edward 1st-educated men needed French and English
1362Parliament opened in English, not French. English became the official Language in 
1343-1400
Geoffrey Chaucer: the  of Modern English
Stories in English of the  not the 'official' English

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