A. Sample B.E.M. Paper Number One
Yesterday morning at 9.30a.m. two bikers died in a tragic accident on a
sharp bend on Airport Road. The bikers were talking to each other while
they were overtaking a lorry which was travelling in the direction of
Heathrow Airport. Apparently they were having morning exercise in
preparation for the Tour de France. Two motorcyclists were coming from
Heathrow Airport while looking at a low-flying landing airplane. “ They
were riding very fast”, an eyewitness said. The collision between the
motorcyclists and the bikers blocked the traffic for more than two
hours. Two policemen were investigating the accident when we arrived on
( From On the Move , student’s textbook MS4, ONPS
Part 1:( 14 pts)
I. Reading Comprehension ( 7
a) Read the text .Write – true or false –
and justify your answers.(3pts)
• Yesterday morning at 9.30a.m,
two bikers died in a deadly accident.
• They were riding slowly.
The bikers were hit by a lorry.
b) Answer the following
questions according to the text.( 2pts)
• Did the two bikers die
• Did the traffic block last more than two
c) Lexis ( 2pts)
1) Find synonyms to the
following words from the text.
* accident = ……… * stopped = ………..
Find antonyms to the following words from the text.
* high ………… *
taking off ……..
II. Mastery of language.(7points)
Syntax (5 pts)
1- Put the verbs in brackets in
the correct form.( 3pts)
a) What (to happen)
while it (to rain)?
b) After they heard about the
accident, the policemen (to arrive).
punctuation and capitalization where necessary.(2pts).
john had a terrible accident .
Classify the following words according to
the pronunciation of the final – ed - :
blocked – died –
finished – ended.
/ d / / t / / Id /
Part 2 :(6
III. Written production .( 6 points) .
recently witnessed a road accident and you have been shocked.
suggestion: Write a letter to the local authorities. Express your
worries about the increasing number of road accidents in Algeria.
suggestion: Suggest a series of measures to prevent road accidents.
Angry Holiday Makers
A group of tourists who
recently visited Algeria after reading an ad brochure on a web-site
complained about the unsatisfactory conditions. They said there was no
water in their rooms, bad accommodation, lack of transport… The food,
they had was not as delicious as promised in the ad. The service was
They said if they did not have their money back, they
would write an official complaint to the authorities.
On the Move , student’s textbook MS4, ONPS ,ed.2006)
Part 1: (14
I / Comprehension ( 7 points )
A . Read the
passage and answer the following questions
1. Did the
tourists have an enjoyable stay in Algeria?
2. Did the
travel agency respect its promise?
3. was the food
B/ Choose a, b or c to complete the following
1. There are …….interesting sites to visit in Algeria
a. not any
2.The group of
tourists found the ad in ……
a. Find in the text two
adjectives with a negative meaning
Find in the text two words that are closest in meaning to
Tasteful …………… ……………..
GRAMMAR ( 7points )
Spot the mistake and correct it .
tourists buyed souvenirs from Algeria .
2.The ad stated that the
tourists would visit the goodest sites .
1.Rewrite the following sentence using “he”
I always behave
well with tourists who visit my country .
following sentence into the negative form
The tourists enjoyed
their stay in Algeria .
2. Turn into plural
The tourist is
taking photos .
Classify the following words
according to the pronunciation of the final “ s” sound
2. services 3. rooms
Writing ( 6points)
Few tourists come to visit Algeria .
You have good ideas on how to improve tourism. You can make a
leaflet or a cartoon to encourage tourists to come to our country