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    Str. General Berthelot, nr. 28-30 Str. Ecaterina Teodoroiu, nr. 8B, Slatina, 230015, jud. Olt sector 1, 010168, București E-mail ISJ: secretariat@isjolt.ot.edu.ro   Tel: +40 (0)21 4056200 Tel: +40 (0)249 410927 Fax: +40 (0)21 4056300 Fax: +40 (0)249 412801 www.edu.ro www.isjolt.ro  OLIMPIADA DE LIMBA ENGLEZǍ   ETAPA LOCALǍ - 20.02.2016 CLASA a X-a  –   sec țiunea A  VARIANTA II I. Write the correct form of the word in capitals to complete the gaps. (15 points) Turn a Hobby into a Business It is not (0) … unusual …  to make a hobby pay for itself even if USUAL initially you had no (1) .................... of turning it into a business INTEND Depending up on the hobby, the necessary (2) ………………… EQUIP can be expensive and the idea of (3) ............................. offering OCCASION items up for sale can at the very least help pay for the hobby. For those looking to make a profit on their (4) ..............................., CREATE these days an audience for products can range from the local to the truly global. Some hobbyists begin  by donating a piece of work to a (5) ............................. sale CHARITY  just to see how quickly and (6) ................................... it sells. PROFIT Local shops can be the next outlet for items, often the step taken by those making things like hand-made greetings cards for instance. And for the truly ambitious, websites like eBay enable the hobbiest to reach a (7 ) ...................................... audience. WORLD As with any business idea, an honest (8) .............................. should be APPRAISE undertaken regarding the demand for the work and the  price the customer is prepared to pay in (9) .................................... . REAL However, do not forget the degree of personal (10) ............................... as well. SATISFY II. Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use only one word in each space. There is an example at the beginning (0). (15points)    Str. General Berthelot, nr. 28-30 Str. Ecaterina Teodoroiu, nr. 8B, Slatina, 230015, jud. Olt sector 1, 010168, București E-mail ISJ: secretariat@isjolt.ot.edu.ro   Tel: +40 (0)21 4056200 Tel: +40 (0)249 410927 Fax: +40 (0)21 4056300 Fax: +40 (0)249 412801 www.edu.ro www.isjolt.ro  Department Stores In 1846 an Irish immigrant in New York named Alexander Stewart opened a business called the Marble Dry-Goods Palace. By (0) … DOING …  so, he gave the world something completely new  –   the department store. Before this, no-one (1) ....... tried to bring together such a wide range of goods (2) ....... a single roof. The  business did very (3) ....... . It expanded rapidly and soon had (4) ....... staff of two thousand. For Stewart even that was not enough, (5) ......... . In 1862 he moved to an eight-storey building nearby, (6) ....... he renamed A.T. Stewart’s Cast -Iron Palace. It was, (7) ....... for many years would remain, the largest shop in the world. Others followed Stewart’s example and soon there were stores (8) ....... his in many major cities in the United States. We don’t (9) ....... when people started calling them department stores. The expression wasn’t used in  print before 1893, when it appeared in Harper’s magazine, but the way that it is used there (10) ....... it clear that it was already widely understood. III.   For questions 1-5, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between three and six words, including the word given.   (10 points)   1.   Although the weather was terrible we had a good time. spite  We had a good time .................... the terrible weather. 2. His boss won't tolerate lateness. put  His boss won't .................................. lateness. 3. I find driving on the left in England very strange. accustomed  I ..................................... on the left in England. 4. When he was much older, he understood. until  It ............................ much older that he understood. 5. Do you and your brother have the same looks? like  Does ........................................ you?    Str. General Berthelot, nr. 28-30 Str. Ecaterina Teodoroiu, nr. 8B, Slatina, 230015, jud. Olt sector 1, 010168, București E-mail ISJ: secretariat@isjolt.ot.edu.ro   Tel: +40 (0)21 4056200 Tel: +40 (0)249 410927 Fax: +40 (0)21 4056300 Fax: +40 (0)249 412801 www.edu.ro www.isjolt.ro  IV. Complete the second sentence using the word given, so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. DO NOT CHANGE THE WORD GIVEN. (10points)   1.   Andrew's job is to supervise all the employees of the company. RESPONSIBLE   Andrew _________________________all the employees of the company. 2.   I think that there won't be many people at the book exhibition. UNLIKELY   It ________________________ be many people at the book exhibition. 3.   The last time Tim went to France was four years ago. BEEN Tim____________________ for four years. 4.   'Let's play chess!' he said. PLAYING He ________________________ chess. 5.   There wasn't much we could do to help him. LITTLE There _____________________ to help him. V. You have seen an advertisement for a part-time job (50 points). Part-time waiters needed for our new international restaurant. You need to:     be good at working with people    have some knowledge of foreign languages     be willing to work flexible hours Write explaining why you should be suitable for the job to: Mr Roy Smith, manager of Carlton Restaurants Write your letter of application  in 120-180 words. Do not write any postal addresses. TOTAL: 100 PUNCTE TOATE SUBIECTELE SUNT OBLIGATORII. TIMP DE LUCRU: 3 ORE NU SE ACORDA PUNCTE DIN OFICIU.
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