2009-hsc-exam-arabic-continuers - Centre Number Student...

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Centre Number Student Number 2009± HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE± EXAMINATION± Arabic Continuers± General Instructions • Reading time – 10 minutes • Working time – 2 hours and 50 minutes • Write using black or blue pen • Monolingual and/or bilingual print dictionaries may be used • Write your Centre Number and Student Number at the top of this page Total marks – 80 Section I Pages 2–4 25 marks • Attempt Questions 1–7 • This section should take approximately 30 minutes Section II Pages 5–11 40 marks This section has two parts, Part A and Part B • Allow about 1 hour and 20 minutes for this section Part A – 25 marks • Attempt Questions 8–9 Part B – 15 marks • Attempt Question 10 Section III Page 12 15 marks • Attempt Questions 11–12 • Allow about 1 hour for this section 308
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Section I — Listening and Responding 25 marks Attempt Questions 1–7 This section should take approximately 30 minutes You will hear SEVEN texts. Each text will be read twice. The question for each text will be read once before the first reading of the text. There will be a pause after the first reading in which you may make notes. However, you may make notes at any time. You will be given adequate time after the second reading to complete your answer. Answer the questions in ENGLISH in the spaces provided. In the case of multiple-choice questions, tick the box that corresponds to the correct response. You may proceed to Section II as soon as you have finished Question 7. In your answers you will be assessed on how well you demonstrate: capacity to understand general and specific aspects of texts by identifying and analysing information capacity to convey the information accurately and appropriately Question 1 (3 marks) (a) What is ‘Light of the Future’? ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... (b) What number should you ring? ..................................................................................................... Question 2 (3 marks) (a) Why are the doctors unhappy? ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... (b) What actions are the doctors planning for the future? ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................... 2 1 1 2 Candidate’s Notes – 2 –±
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Question 3 (3 marks) What are Walid and Amani discussing? Candidate’s Notes 4 ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± Question 4 (4 marks) Imagine you are the interviewer. Complete the following survey for the man who has just been interviewed. Age 16–20 years 21–25 years 26–35 years Income Less than $5000 $5000–$10 000 $10 000–$20 000 Viewing habits 5–10 hours 11–15 hours Over 15 hours Preferences Violent movies Historical films Comedy shows Question 5 (4 marks) Explain Elissa’s decision to work in the circus. ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± ............................................................................................................... ± – 3 –±
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Question 6 (1 mark)± Which career is Ziad most likely to choose?± (A)² An architect (B)² A maths teacher (C)² A banker (D)² A chef 1 Question 7 (7 marks) (a)² Why is Mrs Dalal such a suitable guest for this program?
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