Reading Skill 2 - Using the First Paragraph to Make Predictions
THESIS STATEMENT: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a clinically diagnosed anxiety disorder characterized by distressing and obsessive thoughts that lead to repetitive behaviours, such as counting silently or washing hands.
PREDICTIONS: The passage will describe OCD symptoms and treatment.
THESIS STATEMENT: To gain a clear understanding of how wildfires spread, it is necessary to analyze what it takes to both create and control these fires.
PREDICTIONS: The passage will describe the causes of wildfires and explain how to control them.
THESIS STATEMENT: Observations of different species of birds, both in the wild and in captivity, have shown a great deal of evidence of high levels of avian intelligence.
PREDICTIONS: The passage will describe scientific studies of bird intelligence and give examples of bird intelligence.
THESIS STATEMENT: Her name was Hetty Green, but she was known to many as the Witch of Wall Street.
PREDICTIONS: The passage will give facts about Hetty Green’s life and explain why she was called the Witch of Wall Street.
MULTIPLE CHOICE B2
TEXT 2. Fabrics of the Future
1D 2B 3B 4A 5B 6A 7C
MULTIPLE CHOICE C1
1D 2D 3D 4C 5B
MISSING SENTENCES C1: Major discovery of (headless) dinosaur - 'new' to science
1f 2j 3c 4h 5b 6a 7i 8d 9g
MISSING PARAGRAPHS B2: Zero tolerance
0D 1B 2A 3E 4C
MISSING PARAGRAPHS C1: Advertising on trial
1H 2F 3B 4D 5A 6G 7E
TEXT 2 - Sports
1/2 A,E (in any order), 3D, 4C, 5E, 6A, 7A, 8D, 9C, 10A, 11/12/13 B, C, F (in any order), 14F, 15E
MULTIPLE MATCHING C1:
TEXT 1. World Music Reviews
1D 2C 3D 4B 5D 6A 7B 8A 9C 10B
TEXT 2. Taking an Exam?
1E 2C 3B 4/5 A,D (in any order) 6B 7E 8B 9A 10D 11E 12C 13/14/15 A,B,D (in any order)
PARAGRAPH HEADINGS C1
1G 2A 3E 4B 5H