نمونه سوال درس دوم زبان یک پیش دانشگاهی

IN THE NAME OF GOD

 

First name                   Last name:                  Lesson 2                                Time: 45

 

I .Vocabulary

A.     Circle the word which is different. (1)

1. a. fear                      b. nervousness              c. confidence                d. embarrassment

2. a. anxious                 b. proud                        c. worried                     d. nervous

3. a. react                     b. communicate c. contact                      d. confident

4. a. habit                     b. crossing your arms     c .relaxed                      d. tapping a pen

B: Which of the words doesn’t go with the key words? (1)

5. Give: speech /lecture /presentation / nervousness

6. Add: variety to /contact to / fun to / fuel to

7. Feel:             relaxed / tired / involved / excited

8. Involve:         message / audience /listener /children

C: Match the words with their definitions. (1)

    ------------A-----------             --------------------B-------------------

 9. Distract (---)                                    a. give all attention to something

10. Mood (---)                                      b. ability to laugh or make people laugh

11. Projection (---)                                c. take somebody‘s attention away from something

12. Humor (--)                                      d. the way somebody feels

                                                            e. sending outward

D: Choose the correct answer.(1.5)

13. The speaker conveyed most of his idea by using…………….not words.

  a. mood                                  b .gestures                    c. speech                      d. presentation

14. I asked him not to…………me in his family arguments.

 a. distract                                 b. attract                       c. concentrate               d. involve

15. Parvin was not ……….that her son had had difficulties at school.

 a. nervous                                b. firm                          c. aware                       d. proud

16. There is time when you find it difficult to …………..on your work.                                      

 a. concentrate                          b. react                         c. release                      d. lean

17. I couldn’t sleep at all during the whole night. The bed wasn’t particularly ………………

  a. emotionless             b. fashionable                c. comfortable               d. fearless

18. She was so …………about her exams that she couldn’t sleep at all.

  a. emotionless             b. firm                          c. nervous                     d. brilliant

 

E: Fill in the blank with the words given, there is one extra.(3)

                        silent – movement – reacted – certain – communicate – attractive – lower 

19. Today a lot of people ………….by sending e-mail not letter and telephone. 

20. Take this drug to …………your blood pressure.

21. Everyone has a …………amount of nervousness.

22. The audience got completely …………..and then the manager start his speech.

23. Involve your audience by using………….opening sentences.

24. Can you describe me how he …………..to your suggestion.

 

II. Structure

A. Choose the correct answer. (3)

25. Teachers usually let students ……….about the questions carefully.

 a .think                        b. to think                      c. thinking                     d. thought

27. If you are in a hurry, you can arrive there on time by……..…a taxi.

 a. taking                       b. take                          c. took                          d. taken

 

28. A: “Can you help me ……….these cases up the stairs?”     B: “Yes, of course.”

 a. carrying                   b. carried                      c. to carry                     d. carries

29. My brother usually makes me ……….his homework before I go to bed.

 a. does             b .do                             c. did                            d. done

30. Whenever I have an exam, I force myself ……….up early in the morning.

 a .get                           b. getting                       c. to get                        d .got

31. Whenever I have a bad headache, listening to the soft music helps me ……and sleep.

a. relax                         b. relaxing                     c. relaxed                      d .relaxes

B: Complete the following sentences using the correct form of make/let and two of the verbs given. (1)          

invent- buy –invite-change

32. Ali’s mother is kind. She sometimes …………..him…………his friend to lunch.

33. When we passed by the bookshop, my little son ……….me………him a story book.

 

III. Comprehension

A. Fill in the blanks with your own words. (1)

Many people are afraid of speaking in public. They fear this even more than …34…. Everyone has a certain amount of …35… when talking to a group, but the ….36… is not to end nervousness; learn to …37…. Be sure that you can overcome it.

B. Match each paragraph with one of the headings on the right. (3)


 

a. Research your Audience

 

 

 

b .Eye Contact

 

 

 

c. Have a Clear Structure

 

 

 

d. Voice Projection

 

 

e .Control Nervousness

 

 

 

f. Vary your Word Choice

 

 

 

 

38. Everyone has a certain amount of nervousness when talking to a group. Nobody can stop or end this feeling; we should learn how to control it. It is better to use this to add excitement.                    

39. A good technique is to tell your audience what you are going to say, tell them, and then what you have said. A good structure is for the core message to be linked three points which can be sub-divided as necessary.

40. Regularly move your eyes left-center- right and front-middle-rear and back, so that you involve all your audience. One of the greatest actors says,” a lot of the time, what acting is really about is meeting someone s eyes “- the same is true of public speaking.

41. Find out what the average audience member will be like .What will the average age be? What about their familiarity with the subject? What are they expecting to learn from you? Thinking about these simple elements will set you on the right direction.

42. Your speech will get very boring if you use the same words several times. So use interesting different words and phrases and keep things new.

43. Sometimes tone of voice can have a stronger effect than the message. You can add variety to your speech by raising or lowering your voice, changing the speech of your words, using pauses. 

 

 

 

C. Mini comprehension: read the following sentences carefully and answer the questions. (1.5)

The purpose of humor is not to be a comedian but to create a comfortable atmosphere and have fun with the audience. Humor can make difference between an average and an excellent presentation.

 

44. These sentences mean ……

 a. being a comedian is better than being a speaker          b. humor is needed in all kinds of speech

 c. people may laugh and forget your speech                   d. humor makes the atmosphere enjoyable

 

45.  The word "atmosphere" in the above sentence means ……

 a. the air around the Earth                                             b. general feeling of the place

 c. gases in the air                                                         d. very beautiful occasion

 

46. By using humor, we can present an excellent lecture; that is why; we pay attention to ……

a. eye contact               b. suitable dress                         c. sense of humor                      d. voice projection

D. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions. (3)

Preparing and making your first public speech can be a hard task. You may find it difficult deciding what you want to say, how to stay it, or perhaps the thought of speaking before an audience scares you. It’s true that some people are naturally talented at public speaking, but the good news is that with some helpful guidance, anyone can write and deliver a successful speech.

 

47. According to the text ……

a. it is not difficult to decide what to say              b. anyone can learn public speech if he tries

c. the people who write well can be good speakers          d. only talented people can speak publicly

48. The word “deliver” in the last line is closest in meaning to the word ……

a. design                       b. decide                       c. make                        d. take

49. The word “talented” in line 3 is the closest meaning to the word ……

 a. motionless                b. gifted                        c. successful                 d. proud                       

50. The best title for this text will be ……

 a. steps to follow in lecturing                                         b. public speech for everyone

 c. good news for public speakers                                   d. the details of first public speech

51. Which of the following statements is not stated in the text?                                       

a.    What to say in speaking is not important.                            

b.    How to say something may be difficult for the speaker.

c.    The thought of speaking in public may scare the speaker.

d.    It is difficult for any person to have his / her first public speech.

52. What scares you to give a speech?

  …………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

 

GOOD LUCK

 

 

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