Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 9

Matura 2009

Zadanie 9. (3 pkt)
Przeczytaj poniższy tekst. Z podanych odpowiedzi wybierz właściwą, tak aby otrzymać logiczny i gramatycznie poprawny tekst. Zaznacz jedną z czterech możliwości, zakreślając literę A, B, C lub D. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 0,5 punktu.

Global Positioning System (GPS) technology has been around since 1978. We are using it to 9.1. _____ the weather, plot directions and track one another. One of the most popular applications of GPS technology for parents has been a small box that is plugged into a car dashboard, 9.2. _____ them to download data, including the car’s location and speed, from the box onto their computer. In fact, some of these devices automatically email or call parents when their child is speeding or has entered a location previously designated as off limits.

GPS tracking of cell phones is also popular with parents who want to know where their children are. Parents can sign up for services that enable them to 9.3. _____ a cell phone’s location online. There are no rules requiring parents to inform their children that they 9.4. _____. It is up to the parents to decide whether to tell their kids or not.

When teenager Jenny White learned her parents 9.5. _____ a GPS tracking device in her car she was shocked and angry. But now Jenny says she likes the device. “It helps me watch my speed and keeps me honest,” she said. However, some teens are not so happy about the new technology, because they feel their parents do not trust them. 9.6. _____ these concerns, more GPS devices are in development, ensuring the debate over safety and privacy will only grow in the future.

adapted from www-tc.pbs.org

9.1. A. predict B. anticipate C. indicate D. spell

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9.2. A. letting B. encouraging C. allowing D. instructing

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9.3. A. check in B. take down C. get round D. look up

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9.4. A. have been monitoring B. should be monitored C. will be monitoring D. are being monitored

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9.5. A. have been secretly installing B. had secretly installed C. had been secretly installing D. have secretly installed

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9.6. A. Despite B. Regardless C. Thanks to D. According to

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 8

Matura 2009

Zadanie 8. (4 pkt)
Przeczytaj poniższy tekst, z którego usunięto cztery zdania. Dobierz brakujące zdania (A – F), tak aby otrzymać logiczny i spójny tekst. W każdą lukę (8.1. – 8.4.) wpisz literę, którą oznaczone jest brakujące zdanie. Dwa zdania podane zostały dodatkowo i nie pasują do tekstu. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz l punkt.

BAN THE BOTTLE

The popularity of bottled water seems to be going down the drain. In the past year, several U.S. cities asked their residents to turn on the tap and drink city water instead of bottled. 8.1. ____ In June, Gavin Newsom, the mayor of San Francisco signed a bill prohibiting city offices from buying bottled water and a number of state governments followed this example.

Why all the fuss about plastic bottles? Many people believe that producing and using bottled water wastes money and harms the environment. They say that bottled water is unnecessary because public water supplies in the U.S. are among the safest in the world. 8.2. ____ It takes about 1.5 million barrels of oil a year to make the 38 million plastic water bottles Americans use in that time. And, instead of being recycled, some 86% of empty water bottles land in the garbage and then in landfills, where they take years to decompose.

The makers of bottled water argue that plastic bottles make up a small portion of the nation’s total waste. 8.3. ____ Some companies are trying to find a solution, though. To lessen the impact plastic bottles have on the environment, they have begun, for example, to use thinner bottles.

Still, environmentalists want to encourage people to give up the bottle by offering free reusable containers to those who decide not to buy bottled water. 8.4. ____ They want to petition Congress to create a fund that will pay for improving the country’s public water systems. Clearly, the bottled water debate will continue flowing.

adapted from www.aolsvc.timeforkids.kol.aol.com

A. So, relying on bottles that use lots of energy to produce just makes no sense.
B. Oil, however, is a fossil fuel that creates pollution as it burns.
C. Another initiative has been undertaken by a consumer rights group.
D. Some of them have even passed laws encouraging such behaviour.
E. Some U.S. states have recently had to cut back on tap water use during the summer.
F. They claim the campaign is unfair because water is not the only good packaged in plastic containers.

W lukę 8.1 należy wstawić zdanie:

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W lukę 8.1 należy wstawić zdanie:

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W lukę 8.1 należy wstawić zdanie:

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W lukę 8.1 należy wstawić zdanie:

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 7

Matura 2009

ROZUMIENIE PISANEGO TEKSTU I ROZPOZNAWANIE STRUKTUR LEKSYKALNO-GRAMATYCZNYCH

Zadanie 7. (5 pkt)
Przeczytaj poniższy tekst. Z podanych możliwości odpowiedzi wybierz właściwą, zgodną z treścią tekstu. Zakreśl literę A, B, C lub D. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

Alice and John were on their way home from visiting their oldest daughter in college. They had only stopped so John could stretch his sore back. Alice had been sleeping the entire drive, or pretending to sleep, while thinking about all of the money they had given their daughter as a loan. They had secretly had to abandon the idea of a small vacation so she could retake her algebra in the summer.

The old woman running the roadside antique stand approached John’s wife and spoke with a heavy eastern accent. Her stand consisted of one green table, overwhelmed with useless things from the past. Heavy, iron mementos. She pushed a brass teapot into Alice’s hands. The transparent skin on her arms swung with the pace of her tiny motions.

“Thank you,” Alice responded politely, not knowing what else to say. On the drive home they argued about money. Wasted money. With two children in college, neither having been able to maintain their scholarships, not only was John and Alice’s retirement shrinking but also their ability to make ends meet. There had been mention of a second mortgage.

After the car pulled up to their house each went to collect a suitcase. John slammed Alice’s finger in the trunk, accidentally, before she could snatch her hand away.
“I’m sorry….” He started to say as he took her hand to kiss it. A clanging came from inside the car. Like someone tapping on a brass kettle.

When Alice’s finger stopped throbbing she picked up the teapot, removed the top and saw that inside were five quarters.

“Practically paid for itself,” she remarked.
Still, John was annoyed when she insisted on setting it on the stove. He got even more annoyed one morning when Alice decided to make coffee using the brass teapot.
“The electric one’s broken,” she reported. John watched her, as she clumsily boiled water and added coffee grounds.

“I’ve never done it this way,” she said, stirring with a plastic spoon that bent in the heat. John tried to show her the right way to do it, but it was too early to be giving orders.
Neither was in a good mood until they had coffee and breakfast.

“You’ve got to stir it like this,” he said, putting a metal spoon in the depths of the teapot. She looked away, like she always did when John was correcting her.

“No you don’t!” she snapped. She pushed his hand out of the way, causing the pot to lurch and send the boiling mixture onto John’s exposed wrist. He yelled and poked at the tender pink skin until his wife brought him an ice pack.

“It’s going to blister,” she said, applying the ice. He nodded and the two didn’t speak until after she poured the coffee for each of them. With his last gulp of coffee, just before he was going to stand up and kiss his wife goodbye, John found something floating in his mouth.

“Did you wash this thing out?”

“Of course. It’s clean.”
He pulled out some paper that had stuck to the roof of his mouth. It was a two-dollar bill.
“What the hell is this then?” he asked.
They both bent over the kitchen table where John laid the bill out to dry. Neither of the two could explain the presence of the money except to say that Alice must have missed it somehow when she was cleaning, though she swore she had scrubbed every angle of the brass teapot.

adapted from The Brass Teapot by Tim Macy

7.1. John and Alice changed their holiday plans
A. to be able to visit their daughter.
B. due to John’s problem with his back.
C. because of their child’s school problems.
D. as they weren’t able to get a loan.

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7.2. Alice thanked the woman politely for the teapot because she
A. considered it a nice memento of the trip.
B. needed one for her kitchen stove.
C. knew it would prove useful.
D. wanted to behave tactfully.

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7.3. John and Alice were running out of money because
A. one of them had recently been made redundant.
B. their children depended on them financially.
C. their salaries were getting smaller and smaller.
D. they were spending a lot on two mortgages.

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7.4. John and Alice had an argument in the kitchen because
A. John was trying to instruct Alice how to make coffee.
B. the teapot broke when being used for the first time.
C. Alice hadn’t washed the teapot before using it.
D. the teapot was leaking and John burnt his hand.

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7.5. In the story, the money always appears in the teapot after
A. Alice does something that hurts John.
B. either John or Alice suffers pain.
C. John criticises Alice for her behaviour.
D. John and Alice hurt each other on purpose.

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 6

Matura 2009

Zadanie 6. (5 pkt)
Usłyszysz dwukrotnie informację o akcji ratunkowej. Z podanych możliwości odpowiedzi wybierz właściwą, zgodną z treścią tekstu. Zakreśl literę A, B, C lub D. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

TRANSKRYPCJA

Zadanie 6.
When Laura Trowbridge, a 22-year-old student from London, decided to take part in a television documentary, she could not know what an ordeal it would all become. Otter Hole, a 2-km long cave where the documentary was shot, is known for being dangerous. Being an experienced caver, Laura was well aware of the danger, but some accidents cannot be predicted.

As the team members were passing some equipment to each other, Laura slipped and fell down 7 feet from a ledge inside the cave. Luckily, there was a doctor among them who gave first aid to the woman.

Paul Taylor, of Gloucestershire Cave Rescue, says she was too hurt to make it out of the cave and the situation got critical when part of the rescue route flooded at high tide. The volunteers rescued her after the tide dropped on the River Wye, allowing them to crawl through the muddy rock system. She was carried 750 metres on a stretcher through mud and slippery rocks to the entrance of the cave by a chain of people who worked throughout the night and day.

Peter Hobson, a rescuer, says Laura was a super patient. She was cheerful and calm, and her attitude made the job so much easier. She must have been in a lot of pain but did not show it. It was very tight and restricted in the cave, and the amount of mud made movement difficult. Peter points out that it was a superhuman effort by the rescue team in very difficult conditions.

The rescue operation was delayed by last minute problems. The last ten metres took more than two hours to complete, and Laura was given painkillers. She often had to be removed from the stretcher due to the tight passages and narrow tunnels. One passage was even compared to a letterbox.

Sam Moor, another rescuer, says that he feels a great sense of relief. He spent a lot of time lying on his back with a stretcher on top of him to keep it out of the mud. Laura was very determined throughout. Sam also says that jokes and banter were used to keep up spirits.

In his opinion, you have to laugh and joke in such critical situations to make people more relaxed.

adapted from The Daily Telegraph

6.1. Which is true about Laura?
A. She lacked experience in caving.
B. She belonged to a student rescue team.
C. She decided to explore the cave on her own.
D. She was a member of a televised expedition.

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6.2. During the rescue operation
A. the rescuers waited till the water level fell.
B. it was too dark to carry the stretcher.
C. the entrance got blocked with rocks.
D. the rescuers had to use chains.

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6.3. How does Peter Hobson feel about the rescue operation?
A. He regrets not being patient enough.
B. He admires his colleagues and Laura.
C. He is really sorry for the rescue team.
D. He wishes Laura had been more relaxed.

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6.4. The rescue operation took longer than expected because
A. the painkillers given to Laura didn’t work.
B. the rescuers had to remove some boxes.
C. it was difficult to get the stretcher through.
D. Laura’s condition suddenly deteriorated.

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6.5. According to Sam Moor, in extreme situations
A. a drop of alcohol can bring quick relief.
B. criticism makes people more determined.
C. a sense of humour can ease the tension.
D. willpower helps to keep up spirits.

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 5

Matura 2009

Zadanie 5. (5 pkt)
Usłyszysz dwukrotnie pięć wypowiedzi o osobach, które znalazły coś ciekawego. Przyporządkuj do każdej wypowiedzi (5.1. – 5.5.) właściwy nagłówek (A – F). Wpisz odpowiednią literę w każdą kratkę. Jeden nagłówek nie odnosi się do żadnej wypowiedzi. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

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Zadanie 5.
Welcome to the programme. Have you ever found anything extraordinary? There are people who have. Let’s hear about some of them.

One
A researcher has discovered the oldest known recipe for German sausage that is nearly 600 years old. According to the guidelines, sausage makers had to use only the purest, unspoiled meat and had to pay a fine of a day’s wages if they did not. Medieval town markets in Germany had committees charged with monitoring the quality of produce. The discovery shows that there were already consumer protection laws in the Middle Ages.

Two
An old man has been reunited with the wallet he lost in 1962 after it was handed in to a police station. Ron Russell, aged 81, was amazed to see the wallet – complete with photos of his children, his old pals and his dog. It even contained a letter from his employer and a garage receipt. His wife Pauline told us it really was a blast from the past.

Three
A student who often bought things at a flea market learned she had been sitting on a small fortune when she found a baroque painting hidden inside her couch. The artwork fetched 20,000 euros at an auction after the student discovered it hidden between the folding sections of the couch which she had paid 150 euros for last year. Experts believe the work was painted between 1605 and 1610 by an unknown artist.

Four
British marine experts have found what they claim is a world first six-legged octopus. They have christened it Henry. The sea animal, which has two limbs fewer than a normal octopus, is the only one of its kind. It is believed to be the result of a birth defect rather than an accident. Henry was discovered in a lobster pot off the north coast of Wales two weeks ago.

Five
A painting found dumped on a New York street has fetched $1 million at an auction nearly 20 years after disappearing from a warehouse in Texas. A 1970 work by a Mexican artist, had been saved by Elizabeth Gibson, who spotted it in a pile of rubbish while going out to buy her morning coffee. Ms Gibson will receive a reward for returning it to its rightful owners, plus a percentage of the auction price.

adapted from the British press

A. A work of art among some worthless objects.
B. A medieval description of an unknown species.
C. A source of new historical information.
D. A masterpiece uncovered at home.
E. A returned possession that brought back memories.
F. The discovery of a unique creature.

Właściwy nagłówek dla wypowiedzi 5.1 to:

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Właściwy nagłówek dla wypowiedzi 5.2 to:

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 4

Matura 2009

Zadanie 4. (5 pkt)
Usłyszysz dwukrotnie wywiad z iluzjonistą. Na podstawie usłyszanych informacji zdecyduj, które zdania są zgodne z treścią tekstu (T), a które nie (F). (Zaznacz znakiem X odpowiednią rubrykę w tabeli.) Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

TRANSKRYPCJA

Zadanie 4.

You do almost 500 performances a year. Do you ever think of slowing down? Doesn`t it take a toll on your life?

Well, fortunately, I love what I do, so even with this schedule, I never tire of performing.

When did you first become interested in magic?

I became interested in magic at an early age. I learned a card trick with four Aces from my grandfather when I was seven. As a matter of fact, the illusion is in my current show. Unfortunately, my grandfather passed away before he ever got to see me do it for the public. Every night’s performance of that magic is a special tribute to his memory.

So, your grandfather played an important part in your career. Are there any other people who have influenced you?

Well, my influences, unlike what most people think, come largely from outside the field of magic. Although magicians like Kellar, or the Frenchman Robert Houdan were certainly great for the profession, it was artists like Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly that have really influenced how I present my show on stage. Also film directors like Orson Wells, Stephen Spielberg, and Francis Ford Coppola have had a great impact on my career.

Many people in the entertainment industry, at one time or another, try one of the other arts, such as acting or music. You’ve already published a number of books, but have you ever thought of pursuing any other areas of entertainment?

There really is nothing else I would rather have been. Although I did try my hand as a singer early in my career in the hit show MAGIC MAN in Chicago.
After years of performing magic you still try to keep your illusions fresh. Which of the recent ones seems to impress your audience most?

One of the new illusions in the show is to make 13 randomly selected people vanish from the audience all at the same time. This was a very difficult task and took many years to perfect without bringing harm to the participants. Many of those that vanish have been known to reappear in strange and unusual places. Without giving away any secrets, suffice it to say, the participants are as amazed as the audience themselves!

adapted from www.thecelebritycafe.com

4.1. The busy schedule of performances is exhausting for the magician.

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4.2. The magician’s grandfather was proud to see the card trick performed on stage.

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4.3. The biggest influence on the magician’s performance came from people in different professions than his own.

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4.4. The magician has no intention of starting another career.

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4.5. A recent trick in his show still needs improvement.

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego 6

Matura 2009

Zadanie 6. (6 pkt)
Przeczytaj poniższy tekst. Z podanych możliwości odpowiedzi wybierz właściwą, zgodną z treścią tekstu. Zakreśl literę A, B, C lub D. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

Leanne Beetham’s work is surprising. But what makes her art truly exceptional is that her paintings are all done with a brush that she holds in her mouth. Since birth the girl has been unable to use her arms or legs, but her talent and enthusiasm have allowed her to become a successful artist.

Leanne was born with a serious genetic disease. The prospect was so depressing that her mother could not learn to live with it. However, she didn’t want to put the baby up for adoption, so eventually, she gave Leanne’s grandparents the right to look after Leanne.

Despite her young age, Leanne’s work has already been shown at the Royal Academy of Arts. Last week one of her paintings was sold at Christie’s auction house in London. Leanne was the youngest artist in the auction, which was organised to raise funds for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation for endangered wildlife.

When Leanne was two, she began drawing with a pencil in her mouth. Her talent was discovered at the age of 13 when she painted a reindeer on a school Christmas card. It was even published in the local newspaper. As a 19-year-old she says: “I was able to hold a pen in my mouth quite naturally. I started drawing before I started writing. I paint because I like it. Although many people say I am very talented, I have never thought about myself in this way. I don’t want to impress anybody or win a competition, but to feel better. It’s something I do without thinking and I can’t imagine my life without it.”

Her talent brought her to the attention of a famous landscape artist, Shepherd, who occasionally paints flowers. And crime writer Frederick Forsyth is also among the people who admire her enthusiasm for portraying elephants, horses and dogs. This famous writer, who has a large collection of portraits, came to the gallery and saw three of her pictures on sale for £250. He sent her a note, with a four-figure cheque for each one, telling her she was underselling her talent.

Leanne’s artistic talent shows her attitude to life. “If you say I can’t do something, I’ll go out of my way to prove you wrong,” she said.

adapted from The Daily Mail, May 2, 2007

6.1. Leanne’s mother
A. allowed strangers to bring her daughter up.
B. accepted her daughter’s health problem.
C. learned how to look after her daughter.
D. let her relatives take care of her daughter.

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6.2. The aim of the auction at Christie’s was to
A. promote Leanne’s paintings.
B. collect money for the protection of animals.
C. attract young artists’ attention.
D. exhibit the paintings showing wild animals.

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6.3. Leanne paints because she
A. wants to show how good she is.
B. would like to be better at it.
C. has a contract with a local paper.
D. has always enjoyed doing it.

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6.4. Leanne loves painting
A. landscapes.
B. portraits.
C. animals.
D. flowers.

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6.5. Frederick Forsyth
A. bought some of her paintings.
B. did not recognize her talent.
C. offered her regular financial help.
D. sold three of her paintings.

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6.6. In the article, the author
A. encourages people to take up painting as a hobby.
B. suggests that everyone has a talent for painting.
C. proves that disability doesn’t always prevent success.
D. invites art collectors to buy disabled artists’ paintings.

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego 4-5

Matura 2009

ROZUMIENIE PISANEGO TEKSTU

Zadanie 4. (8 pkt)
Przeczytaj poniższe informacje o księgarniach w Londynie. Następnie przyporządkuj właściwą księgarnię (A – E) do każdego z podanych zdań (4.1. – 4.8.). Wpisz odpowiednią literę w każdą rubrykę tabeli. Każda z liter może być użyta więcej niż jeden raz. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

A. BORDERS
With a combination of music events and in-store author book signing, this popular US bookshop has now successfully crossed the Atlantic to the UK. Look at the latest books and listen to gentle background music. Open seven days a week.

B. SOTHERAN’S
Originally founded in York in 1761, Sotheran’s has been selling in London since 1815, making it the oldest bookshop in Britain. Comfortable chairs in a separate section create a pleasant atmosphere in which you can look through a book before you buy it.

C. SKOOP’S
Specialising mainly in second-hand academic books, Skoop’s has a big selection of books for foreign language learners at different levels. For teachers there is a special room with a collection of textbooks at lower prices.

D. HATCHARDS
Although not at all the largest bookshop in London, it is certainly the first one opened to the public, in 1797. There is a wide selection of books devoted to jazz, blues or rock bands at reasonable prices.

E. WATERSTONE’S
Housed in what used to be the home of Simpson’s department store, it has about six floors of books. It is not only London’s biggest bookshop, but the biggest in Europe too. Open every day except Sunday, it continues to attract collectors of the best writers’ books.

adapted from www.talkingcities.co.uk

4.1. There is a reading room there.

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4.2. You can buy used books there.

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4.3. It is the capital’s largest bookshop.

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4.4. You can find a large choice of books about music there.

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4.5. You can shop there every day.

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4.6. Writers give their autographs there.

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4.7. Some customers pay less for the books there.

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4.8. It is situated on different levels.

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Zadanie 5. (6 pkt)
Przeczytaj poniższy tekst. Na podstawie informacji w nim zawartych zdecyduj, które zdania są zgodne z treścią tekstu (T), a które nie (F). Zaznacz znakiem X odpowiednią rubrykę w tabeli. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

I was seated at breakfast one morning with my wife, when the maid brought in a piece of paper. It was from Sherlock Holmes and ran in this way:
Watson, have you got a couple of days to spare? Have just been called for from the west of England in connection with Boscombe Valley tragedy. Shall be glad if you come with me.
Air and scenery perfect. Leave Paddington on the 11:15.
“What do you say, dear?” said my wife, looking across at me. “Will you go?”
“I really don’t know what to say. I have a lot on my mind at present.”
“Oh, James will do your work for you. You have been looking a little pale lately. I think that the change would do you good, and you are always so interested in such cases.”
“But if I am to go, I must pack at once. I have only half an hour.” I put down my cup of coffee and left the dining-room. My experience of camp life in Afghanistan had at least had the effect of making me a fast and ready traveller. My needs were few and simple, so that in less than the time given I was in a cab with my luggage, heading for Paddington Station.
Sherlock Holmes was walking quickly up and down the platform; his tall, thin figure seemed even taller and thinner in his long gray travelling-coat. “It is really very good of you to come, Watson,” he said. “It makes a huge difference to me, having someone with me on whom I can depend. The train will be here any minute now. Please, take two corner seats, and in the meantime, I shall get a ticket for you.”
Holmes had brought an enormous mass of papers. As we were travelling, he browsed and read them, pausing at times to take some notes or meditate. When we passed Reading, he suddenly rolled the papers into a gigantic ball and threw them up onto the rack. “Have you heard anything of the case?” he asked.
“Not a word. I have not seen a paper for some days.”
“The London press has not had very full accounts. I have just been looking through all the recent papers in order to learn some details. It seems, from what I understand, to be one of those simple cases which are so extremely difficult.”

adapted from www.world-english.org

5.1. Watson received a message from Holmes when he was having a meal.

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5.2. Watson’s wife encouraged him to go with Sherlock Holmes.

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5.3. Watson didn’t have much time to prepare for the journey.

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5.4. Watson met Sherlock Holmes on the train.

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5.5. Both men started to discuss the case the moment the journey began.

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5.6. Watson learnt about the case from newspapers.

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Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego 1-3

Matura 2009

Zadanie 1. (5 pkt)
Usłyszysz dwukrotnie wypowiedzi pięciu osób na temat telefonu komórkowego. Przyporządkuj każdej osobie (1.1. – 1.5.) zdanie podsumowujące jej opinię (A – F). (Wpisz odpowiednie litery do tabeli.) Jedno zdanie podane zostało dodatkowo i nie pasuje do żadnej wypowiedzi. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

TRANSKRYPCJA
[spoiler]

Zadanie 1.
Most people nowadays have a mobile phone. We asked a few people what they think of the mobile. Here is what they said:

Speaker 1
Mobile phones are a good thing because I can get in touch with everyone everywhere without losing my freedom. I check who is calling and choose to answer or not. It is an interesting thing that since the day I bought my mobile phone it has been on 24 hours a day. I only make sure the battery is always full.

Speaker 2
The mobile phone is one of the best inventions ever. For example, if I am driving a car in the middle of nowhere and suddenly it breaks down or I see an accident, I can call someone for help. Many people use other functions like taking pictures for example but for me it’s most important to contact people quickly.

Speaker 3
I try to make full use of my mobile phone, not only to communicate with my family or friends, which is, of course, very important. But, nowadays mobile phones are often used for other purposes. I take photos and send them to my friends all over the world, set the alarm clock to wake me up or do some calculations.

Speaker 4
In the past, when we couldn’t keep in touch so easily, if we had a date with someone, we tried our best to arrive on time. But now, because of having a private mobile phone, I am not afraid of being late any more. I just make a call and find excuses which are not true. To tell you the truth, it happens quite often.

Speaker 5
I realize mobile phones can be useful, but there are some disadvantages as well. My boss and friends can easily find me whenever they want. They follow me even on holiday. Fortunately, I don’t have to pay for that but I have no freedom. I cannot hide anywhere.

adapted from www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish
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A. I can use a mobile phone when something bad happens.
B. I have started to tell lies.
C. I use different functions of my mobile phone.
D. I spend too much money on my phone bills.
E. I never switch my mobile phone off.
F. I have no private life because of my mobile phone.

1.1. Speaker 1

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1.2. Speaker 2

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1.3. Speaker 3

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1.4. Speaker 4

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1.5. Speaker 5

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Zadanie 2. (5 pkt)
Usłyszysz dwukrotnie ogłoszenie dotyczące zwiedzania katedry. Zdecyduj, które zdania są zgodne z treścią ogłoszenia (T), a które nie (F). Zaznacz znakiem X odpowiednią rubrykę w tabeli. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

TRANSKRYPCJA
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Zadanie 2.
This is a recorded message for tourist guides whose groups are visiting the Cathedral.
To make visiting the Cathedral easier we have to control the number of visitors. Your group may be no more than 20. Each member of your group must wear a badge with the name of the group. While visiting they must follow the route shown by the dots on your plan. Don’t forget to explain to your group that the whole party must remain together during the visit in the Cathedral. However, they can take a relaxing walk in the beautiful park on their own.
Visitors may not take pictures inside the Cathedral without a special permit for photography, which you can buy at the Welcome Centre. Unfortunately, tape tours in foreign languages are not available at the Welcome Centre. Instead, there are a few Spanish, French, German and Italian interpreters ready to do live translations.
If anybody from your group needs leaflets, they can find them at the entrance.
Guides who need any further information can contact us at the office.

adapted from the brochure Welcome to Canterbury Cathedral

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2.1. Visitors must be easily identified.

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2.2. The group must stay together while visiting the Cathedral park.

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2.3. Tourists can take pictures inside the Cathedral if they pay for it.

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2.4. Foreigners can listen to recordings in their native languages.

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2.5. The recorded message is addressed to individual visitors.

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Zadanie 3. (5 pkt)
Usłyszysz dwukrotnie wywiad z wynalazcą gry. Z podanych możliwości odpowiedzi wybierz właściwą, zgodną z treścią tekstu. Zakreśl literę A, B lub C. Za każdą poprawną odpowiedź otrzymasz 1 punkt.

TRANSKRYPCJA
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Zadanie 3.
Interviewer: Good morning, listeners. Today we are glad to have Matt Donovan in our studio. Welcome, Matt.
Matt: Hello, everyone.
Interviewer: Your game ‘Word up’ is getting a lot of attention now. It’s definitely the leading language board game on the market. What gave you the idea to create a board game?
Matt: I was teaching here, in Oklahoma, and I discovered that whatever we did in the class had to be fun. And in those days, although there were a few books on the market, like “Games for Language Learning”, it wasn’t that easy to buy them. You couldn’t just order them on the Internet, of course – because there was no Internet back then. I started inventing different types of games to make lessons more exciting. That’s what the learners expected from me.
This is how ‘Word up’ came into being.
Interviewer: How do the students respond to the game when you introduce it during the lessons?
Matt: Well, I use it with a new class from the very beginning. You might think the students just can’t wait to begin the game. But it’s not like that. They seem to be fascinated by the game, but they are usually afraid to open their mouth at that stage. They think they will make too many mistakes. That’s what I always notice. ‘Word up’ is a good way of helping them to start.
Interviewer: How does ‘Word up’ help learners to improve their English?
Matt: Well, players obviously practise many language skills and it works perfectly as a good way to learn new vocabulary. Not because they particularly want to, but because they’re totally concentrated on what they’re doing. And they have to be if they want to win. They have to listen carefully to the questions asked by other students and give the correct answers. They tend to remember the answers even if it’s not their question.
Interviewer: Now, the question I’ve been dying to ask you. Where did the name ‘Word up’ come from?
Matt: The African Americans started using the phrase as a general greeting after a popular group Camelot sang a hit called ‘Word up’. I heard the hit and I liked the phrase because it was simple and short. I thought it would be easy to remember.
Interviewer: Thank you Matt for coming to talk to us.

adapted from www.englishclub.com/esl-articles/200212.htm
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3.1. Matt started creating games to
A. include them in a book.
B. sell them on the Internet.
C. entertain the students.

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3.2. When Matt starts using ‘Word up’, his students
A. do not want to speak.
B. help each other start.
C. can’t wait to play it.

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3.3. During the game students
A. should write down new vocabulary.
B. must listen to their colleagues.
C. have to remember all the answers.

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3.4. Matt took the name ‘Word up’ from
A. the title of a song.
B. the name of a band.
C. an African greeting.

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3.5. In the interview, Matt presents
A. different ways of learning new words.
B. detailed rules of playing the game.
C. his experiences of using the game.

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