2012 German Aural Exam

2012 Leaving Cert Higher Level German Aural Exam

 

German Aural Exam 2012

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(9 marks: 3 x 3 marks)         Any 3 of the following:

1. It is a secondary school.

2. It is called “Filmgymnasium”/ film school.

3. It is in Potsdam.

4. It is near Berlin.

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(4 marks: 2 x 2 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. Film is taught as a subject / The subject is taught four times a week.

2. Pupils can take the subject in all years / up to Abitur / Leaving Cert

3. It is one of the first schools to teach film in Germany.

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They are all interested in the subject. / In other subjects: always pupils who are bored.

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(5 marks: 2 + 2 + 1 marks)         Any 3 of the following:

1. about film history

2. gain practical experience

3. to do interviews (with camera/ microphone)

4. get to know / can familiarise themselves with film / camera equipment

5. produce / make their own films

6. write dialogues / scenes for the screenplay / script

7. edit / cut film

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(2 marks: 2 x 1 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. Actors visit / are invited.

2. Film producers visit / are invited.

3. They speak to the pupils about their films.

5. They speak about what it is like to work as an actor.

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(2 marks: 2 x 1 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. The university is called Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (in Potsdam).

2. may use the library / media centre free of charge.

3. Pupils may attend seminars on film history.

4. Pupils may gain work experience.

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(2 marks: 1 + 1 marks):

Be absent (from school) (1) to take part in a feature film / series. (1)

 

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(9 marks: 1 mark, 2 + 2 marks, 2 marks, 2 marks)

Anruf von: (Hildegard/Hilde) F-r-i-e-d

Problem (2 + 2 marks): 

1. hat den ersten Preis / eine Schiffsreise (auf dem Rhein) in der Tombola gewonnen // will den Preis nicht.

2. will das Geld (an das Rote Kreuz) spenden / will anderen Menschen helfen.

Die Anruferin: erhält morgen einen Rückruf.

Kontaktnummer: 02041 – 583796

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(6 marks: 3 x 2 marks)         Any 3 of the following:

1. (Also, es ist so) ich möchte (Ihnen gerne meine Situation (etwas näher) erklären. / (Well, it is like this) I’d like to explain my situation to you a little further.

2. (Hmm) wie sage ich das (jetzt) am besten … / (Erm) how do I best put it now …

3. (Also) wissen Sie … / Und, ja, also … / (Well) you know … / And, well …

4. Sie haben mich falsch verstanden. / You misunderstood me.

5. Ich will (Ihnen gerade) klarmachen, dass … / I actually want to make you understand…

6. Ich möchte (Ihnen) Folgendes vorschlagen. / I would like to suggest the following.

7. Das wäre für mich die beste Lösung. / That would be the best solution for me.

 

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(1 mark):

(c) a mother and son.

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(4 marks: 2 x 2 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. He refers to the remaining family members. (wir mit Papa und Lisa)

2. He refers to her as “mum”. (Du weißt schon, Mama)

3. He asks for permission. (Darf ich dort hinfahren?)

4. But you are only 17, Andi. (Aber, Andi, du bist erst 17)

5. He refers to himself as “son”. (mir als deinem Sohn)

6. She (and his dad) can decide yes or no. (Ich will das nicht allein entscheiden / Papa und ich müssen erst darüber sprechen / Wir werden zusammen entscheiden, ob du fahren darfst)

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(d) concerned

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(4 marks: 2 x 2 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. She enquires about relevant details. (Wo genau ist das Festival?)

2. She worries that he is too young. (du bist doch erst 17 / ich glaube, dass Du noch zu jung bist)

3. She worries about the duration. (Und noch dazu so lange!)

4. She will not be able to sleep at night. (Ich werde nachts kein Auge zutun!)

5. She says that she is worried even now. (Ich mache mir jetzt schon Sorgen.)

6. She thinks camping may not be a good idea / not so sure. (Und das Campen? eine gute Idee? / ich weiβ nicht so recht)

7. She worries that he might have an accident. (Was ist, wenn du einen Unfall hast?)

8. She worries about drugs. (Da gibt es sicher Drogen.)

9. She thinks that it may be too dangerous. (Ist das nicht zu gefährlich?)

10. She does not want to take the decision by herself. (Ich will das nicht allein entscheiden)

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(3 marks: 3 x 1 marks)         Any 3 of the following:

1. He argues that all his favourite bands will be playing.

2. The festival is for seventeen year olds / he is almost eighteen.

3. His mother knows Tobias well.

4. She can trust him. / She knows him well.

5. He would never take drugs.

6. He will have his mobile phone with him (so he can call for help).

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(2 marks):

She and Dad will make the decision together (at dinner).

 

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(4 marks: 2 x 2 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. The project is called ‘Schulweg’ (or appropriate English translation).

2. Aims to get children to cycle to school / not to have to walk to school.

3. (100 000 / yellow) bicycles (and helmets) will be given out (to schoolchildren).

4. from 300 villages / communities.

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(2 marks):

They will use them for going to work (as grown-ups).

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(9 marks: 3 x 3 marks)         Any 3 of the following:

1. It is a classical music competition.

2. For young people (in Europe).

3. Called Yeah!

4. From 13-20 October (2012).

5. Held (in Osnabrück) since 2009.

6. Takes place every three years.

7. For innovative productions. // For composers / orchestras / concert houses.

8. Must apply by 1 July.

9. The award ceremony / prize giving takes place on 19 October / in Osnabrück City Hall.

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(2 marks: 2 x 1 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. Food waste / 20 million tons of food are thrown away annually in Germany.

2. Food worth 330 € per head (wasted).

3. Every second head of lettuce / every second potato / every fifth loaf of bread are thrown out.

4. The documentary is by Valentin Thurn.

5. It’s called taste the waste / “Taste the waste”.

6. It is Thurn’s contribution to an international campaign.

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(2 marks):

Today / That day.

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(2 marks: 2 x 1 marks)         Any 2 of the following:

1. Floods / rising rivers / rivers have burst their banks.

2. Persistent / heavy rain

3. Up to 100 litres of rain per square metre (have fallen within 24 hours).

4. (Another) 140 litres of rain per square metre expected for the next day.

5. More rain will fall in two days than is normal for all of July.

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(4 marks: 2 + 2 marks):

1. The cellars of many houses flooded.

2. Many roads are impassable (for cars).

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