2014 German Aural Exam

2014 Leaving Cert Higher Level German Aural Exam

 

German Aural Exam 2014

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

(a) It is fun.

(b) You get to meet people/make friends.

(c) You learn a lot from teamwork/ working in a group.

(d) They go on camping trips.

(e) They go on cycling trips.

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

(a) 18 000 youth groups

(b) 260 000 members

(c) Members 11-18 years old

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

(a) They get to know/ learn about the fire engine // fire-fighting equipment.

(b) They practice how to put out a fire (properly).

(c) They practice pumping water from a lake/river.

(d) They learn how to give first aid.

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(4 marks: (3 x 1 marks) + 1 mark)

Any 3 of the following:

a) Uniform:

(a) They have an orange helmet.

(b) The trousers are blue.

(c) The jacket is blue and orange.

(d) They wear sturdy shoes/ steel capped/shoes/boots.

(e) They wear gloves.

(f) It is free.

b) Membership:

Is free.

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

(a) People smoke.

(b) People light fires.

(c) People barbecue.

(d) Glass (bottles) can start fires.

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

(a) Finish school.

(b) (Continue) working with the fire brigade.

(c) Do two-year training//course.

(d) Become a full-time fire-fighter

 

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(8 marks: 2 marks, 1 + 1 marks, 2 marks, 2 marks)

Anruf von: (Amelie) S-c-h-o-l-l-h-a-u-s

Problem: 

Streik bei Lufthansa // kann nicht nach Deutschland/Düsseldorf (zurückfliegen).

Sollte/ will morgen/ am Samstag nach Deutschland/Düsseldorf (fliegen).

Die Anruferin: erhält innerhalb einer Stunde einen Rückruf.

Kontaktnummer: 0175 – 36 92 017

 

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

(a) Ich bin (etwas) verzweifelt./I’m (a little) desperate.

(b) Was für eine Katastrophe!/What a disaster!

(c) Beruhigen Sie sich doch bitte erst mal./Please calm down.

(d) Müssen Sie denn unbedingt morgen wieder nach Deutschland fliegen?/ Do you absolutely need to get back (to Germany) tomorrow?

(e) … wie soll ich dann zurück nach Deutschland kommen? (How am I supposed to get back to Germany?)

(f) Ich habe am Montag ein Vorstellungsgespräch (bei einer Marketingfirma). / I have an interview on Monday (with a PR company).

(g) Ich darf es auf keinen Fall verpassen! / I cannot miss it!

(h) Warum habe ich diesen dummen Urlaub gebucht? / Why did I book this stupid holiday?

(i) Nur keine Panik./Don’t panic.

(j) Wir werden Sie schon rechtzeitig (nach Deutschland) zurückbringen./ We will get you back (to Germany) in time.

 

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(1 mark: 1 x 1 mark)

(a) an employer and an employee.

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

(a) She wants a word with him in her office. (Kann ich Sie kurz in meinem Büro sprechen?)

(b) She refers to Herr Köhler having worked at this place of work for three weeks. (Sie arbeiten ja jetzt seit drei Wochen in unserem Modegeschäft.)

(c) She received complaintsfrom customers about him using his mobile phone. (…dass ich einige Beschwerden über Sie bekommen habe.)

(d) She reprimands him for coming late to work. (Sie sind jetzt einige Male zu spät zur Arbeit gekommen.)

(e) The male speaker refers to the work being his/ a valued part-time job. (Mein Teilzeitjob ist mir wichtig.)

(f) She says he could have notified her. (Aber Sie hätten uns doch informieren können!)

(g) She demands an explanation for his constant use of his mobile phone. (Und was ist mit dem Handy, das Sie immer in der Hand haben?)

(h) She tells him the shop is not the place for checking his tweets. (Der Laden ist nicht der richtige Ort dafür.)

(i) He says he helps the customers. (Ich helfe den Kunden doch auch.)

(j) The female speaker points out the male speaker’s duties to the customers. (die Kunden nach ihren Wünschen fragen/den Kunden bei der Auswahl behilflich sein/sich um Ordnung kümmern).

(k) He will ring her, if his timetable changes (and prevents him working). (Und wenn sich mein Stundenplan an der Uni nochmal ändert, dann rufe ich Sie an.)

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

(a) Customers have complained about him.

(b) Customers are left waiting.

(c) He uses his mobile phone.

(d) Late for work a few times.

(e) Others are delayed leaving work.

(f) He doesn’t provide good customer service.

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(1 mark: 1 x 1 mark)

(a) apologetic.

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

(a) Excuse me! (Entschuldigen Sie, bitte!)

(b) He says he is embarrassed (about being late). ((Das mit dem Zuspätkommen) ist mir echt peinlich.)

(c) He agrees with the female speaker. (Sie haben ja Recht.)

(d) He says he is sorry. (Es tut mir Leid.)

(e) He promises to wait until he has a break to go on the Internet. (Ich werde ab sofort nur noch in der Pause ins Internet gehen.)

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

(a) He is now studying in college/at university. (Ich studiere jetzt an der Uni.)

(b) There have been lots of timetable changes.// Sometimes he had to go to class when he was meant to go to work. (Wir haben jeden Tag einen neuen Stundenplan./Ein paar Mal hatte ich plötzlich Unterricht, als ich zur Arbeit kommen wollte.)

(c) Sometimes the shop isn’t all that busy. (Manchmal sind ja nicht so viele Kunden im Geschäft.)

(d) He likes to read his friends’ Twitter updates. (Ich lese gern die Tweets von meinen Freunden.)

(e) Friends send him funny photos and stories (on Twitter). (Sie haben immer so viele lustige Fotos und Geschichten.)

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(4 marks: 2 + 2 marks)

(a) to ring if his timetable changes (again).

(b) to use the internet/ Twitter/ his mobile phone only during breaks.

 

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(1 mark)

An international sports expo(sition) /exhibition/ trade fair // ISPO.

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

(a) There will be 2500 exhibitors/ manufacturers.

(b) Nike and Adidas are amongst the exhibitors/ there.

(c) The newest trends/ products(in sports, leisure and fitness) will be shown.

(d) On show will be new/ lighter materials.

(e) On show will be products preventing injury.

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

(a) Winter sport

(b) Outdoor

(c) Jogging/ running

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

(a) Angelika Regenstein is a co-organiser/ one of the organisers.

(b)Thousands of people knitted/ made (jumpers).

(c) (Over) 40 000 jumpers (for penguins).

(d)The penguins are on an Australian island.

(e) The jumpers help penguins survive in an oil spill.

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(1 marks)         Any 1 of the following:

(a) The penguins don’t swallow the (poisonous/ toxic) oil.

(b) The oil is absorbed by the jumper/wool.

(c) The penguins can be washed/ cleaned up.

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

(a) Exhibitions

(b) Talks/ Lectures

(c) Films

(d) Documents/Documentation

(e) Materials for school (lessons)

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

(a) Germany/German regions

(b) France

(c) England

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

a) Thunderstorms

(b) Warm air (meets/ collides) with a cold front

(c) Hail(stones)

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

(a) No change

(b) Very warm// summer weather

(c) 35 degrees

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