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KEY: Sample Midterm Exam 1 A) Fill-In (1) has been offering / has offered (2) conducted / carried out (3) gave / provided (4) are doing / performing / carrying out do / perform / carry out (5) write / are writing (6) make / are making (7) is currently showing / increasing (8) exist / are emerging (9) has always played (10) are losing (11) consist (12) speak (13) prefer(red) (14) meets / fulfil(l)s (15) have already identified / found / discovered (16) are (17) emerged / was born (18) was working (19) (had) thought of (20) has had B) Cued Text GLOBISH Since 1887, when Dr. L. Zamenhof invented Esperanto, many efforts have been made to create a language that is / would be understood around the world. So far, they have all proved/proven to be utopian: the languages died (die) as soon as they were (are) created. Only ‘staunch’ Esperanto has survived but is hardly used. It was a coincidence that made Jean-Paul Nerrière decide in the 1980’s to add another language to the 6,800 languages that existed (exist) around the world: Globish. He developed Globish while he was working for
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Unformatted text preview: IBM in Paris. His colleagues came from about 40 different countries. One day, the flight of two American managers was delayed. While Nerrière and his staff were waiting, they exchanged shoptalk. The language they were using reminded Nerrière of conversations he had listened to before. It was a variety of English that native speakers can hardly understand. Probably, Nerrière’s colleagues did not realize they were speaking Globish – this is what Nerrière decided to call the ‘perverted English’ they were using. That was the hour of birth of Globish. The primer Nerrière wrote that described / describes the new language had / has the title Parlez Globish . Since it was published last year, Nerrière has had 36,000 hits on his Web site. So interest in his book has obviously grown (?) / been growing / is obviously growing. Nerrière is not a mere theorist: although he speaks excellent English, he switches / will switch to Globish if he does not get through....
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