2013 German Aural Exam

2013 Leaving Cert Higher Level German Aural Exam

 

German Aural Exam 2013

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

(a) He is harbour master (since 1999).

(b) He works in Hamburg.

(c) He has worked there for (more than) 30 years / since his youth.

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

(a) It’s the only international port in Germany.

(b) All imports and exports by sea go through Hamburg.

(c) Last year 95.1 million ton(ne)s / 26000 ton(ne)s a day (went through port).

(d) Important employer / Employs (almost) 5,000 people.

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

(a) Asia

(b) Africa(n countries)

(c) Northern Europe

(d) Sweden

(e) Iceland

(NB: From all over the world: 1 mark if only answer given)

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

(a) Consumer goods

(b) Cars

(c) Textiles

(d) Plastic parts/ plastics

(e) Oil

(f) Coal

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

(a) They cooperate / work with the (German) police / Interpol.

(b) Drug dealing / drugs.

(c) Human trafficking.    (“people handling” = 0 marks)

(d) Illegal immigrants (from South East Asia detected in a container).

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

(a) Warehouse workers / operatives needed.

(b) IT / Computer personnel needed.

(c) Administrative / organisational jobs available.

(d) Jobs in accounting / bookkeeping.

(e) Jobs in logistics.

(f) Can train to be a captain.

(g) Work experience available.    (“practical work” = 0 marks)

 

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

Anruf von: (Barbara) H-e-r-m-s-e-n / Bens Kindergärtnerin

Problem (2 + 2 marks): 

Ben hatte einen Unfall / ist hingefallen / ist mit einem Kind zusammengestoβen / hat sich am Bein verletzt / hat geblutet / Blut.

(Er) will (deshalb) nach Hause.

Im Falle einer Verspätung wird die Anruferin: einen Rückruf erhalten.

Kontaktnummer: 0162 – 78 40 21 9

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

(a) Erschrecken Sie bitte nicht. / Don’t be scared.

(b) Wir haben alles wieder unter Kontrolle. / We have everything under control.

(c) Ihr Sohn hatte einen kleinen Unfall. / Son had a minor accident.

(d) Eigentlich nichts Schlimmes. / Nothing serious really / Not so bad.

(e) Sie brauchen sich keine Sorgen zu machen. / You needn’t worry.

(f) Wir haben natürlich (sofort) erste Hilfe geleistet. / (Of course) we gave first aid (immediately).

(g) …alles in Ordnung. / Everything is okay.

(h) Er hat sich … etwas beruhigt. / He has calmed down a little.

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(1 mark):

(d) a teacher and pupil.

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

(a) The female speaker addresses him with “du / Thomas” while he uses “Miss” / “Frau Schmidt” // She is his Latin teacher.

(b) The female speaker gives out to him for not paying attention.

(c) She says he talks in class.

(d) She had to ask him three times to be quiet in class.

(e) She says he disturbs the class / she gives out about his behaviour.

(f) He says he finds her class / the subject boring.

(g) She says his fellow pupils want to learn.

(h) She says his fellow pupils need good grades.

(i) She asks him to show consideration for his fellow pupils.

(j) She threatens to inform / ring his parents.

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(1 mark):

(a) annoyed

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

(a) You don’t pay attention. (Du bist zu unaufmerksam.)

(b) You’re always talking. (Du sprichst die ganze Zeit.)

(c) This has got to change, do you hear? (Das muss sich ändern, hörst du?)

(d) This behaviour / he is disruptive. (Du lenkst die anderen ab / Du störst.)

(e) She shows annoyance at the male speaker’s indifference. (Meinst du das im Ernst?)

(f) She had to reprimand him three times that day alone. (Ich habe dir doch allein heute schon drei Mal sagen müssen, …)

(g) Why can’t you be quiet? (Warum kannst du nicht (einfach) ruhig sein?)

(h) Did I really hear what you just said? (Ich glaube, ich höre nicht richtig! / Was soll denn das heißen?!)

(i) She calls the male speaker’s behaviour selfish. (Findest du das nicht ein bisschen egoistisch?)

(j) She argues that others in the class want to keep on Latin / learn // need to earn good marks. (Andere in deiner Klasse wollen mit Latein weitermachen. / Sie wollen etwas lernen. / Sie brauchen eine gute Note.)

(k) I’m warning you! (Deshalb warne ich dich.)

(l) She threatens to ring his parents. (Wenn du noch einmal …)

(m) She says “Is that clear” crossly (Ist das klar?)

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

(a) He finds the Latin class / the subject boring / not interesting.

(b) He says he will be dropping Latin / the subject / it next year.

(c) He says he does not need good grades / does not care what grade he gets in Latin.

(d) His classmates find his jokes funny.

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(3 marks: 2 + 1 marks):

She says she will ring / contact his parents (2) if she catches him talking again. / if he continues to talk. (1)

 

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

(a) 160 000 people go on a language holiday each / every year.

(b) Half of those / 80 000 are children and teenagers / young people.

(c) Nine out of 10 pupils want to improve their English

(d) Many of the older pupils travel to (Great) Britain.

(e) 160 English-language camps in Germany.

 

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

(a) No more than 15 pupils (in a group / class).

(b) Leisure activities well organised.

(c) English test(s) at the start.

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

(a) Get Irish emigrants to come to Ireland.

(b) Get fans of Ireland to come to Ireland.

(c) World-wide publicity for / to promote Ireland.

(d) Attract tourists (by means of various events/ festivals…)

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(2 marks):

(Roughly) 30 000.

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

(a) Parties (take place) in parks / market squares.

(b) Parties (take place) at rivers / at lakes / in the country.

(c) Thousands attend.

(d) Police present.

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(2 marks: 1 + 1 marks):

Facebook either pay for any damage (1) or (Facebook) stop such parties / postings. (1)

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

(a) Not much change.

(b) (Remains) sunny / dry.

(c) (Max. around) 25 degrees.

(d) Early / morning fog.

(e) Clear skies.

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(2 marks: 1 + 1 marks):

Clear views / good visibility

Ideal for hill / mountain hiking / walking.    (“climbing” = 0 marks)

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