2015 German Aural Exam

2015 Leaving Cert Higher Level German Aural Exam

 

German Aural Exam 2015

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

(a) On television.

(b) A series/ soap for young people.

(c) It was called “Türkisch für Anfänger”/ “Turkish for beginners”.

(d) He plays a 17 year old.

(e) A Turkish boy.

(f) In 2006.

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(1 mark: 1 x 1 marks):

Children of different parents. / The parents (may have been) married before.

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

(a) (Living together) not always harmonious.

(b) One must get to know the others first.

(c) Cultural difficulties.

(d) Religious difficulties.

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

(a) Go to acting school / Learn how to do it properly.   (“visit” = 0 marks)

(b) Have some luck.

(c) Don’t drop out of school / Finish school first.

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

(a) The producer was understanding / considerate.

(b) Most scenes shot / filmed afternoons / at weekends / during holidays.   (1 + 1 marks)

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

(a) “Die Welle” was career highlight.

(b) He is grateful.

(c) Plays different roles.

(d) Works with fantastic actors.

(e) Works in Germany and abroad.

 

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(9 marks: 1 mark, 4 marks, 2 marks, 2 marks)

Anruf an: (Herrn/Familie) HEMMECKE

Gesprächsanlass (Any 2 of the following):

(a) Einladung

(b) zum Sommercamp

(c) für (ältere) Grundschulkinder

(d) 2 Wochen (im Sommer)

(e) alle Aktivitäten (oder ein Beispiel) auf Englisch / Englisch lernen

(f) (mit) Spiel / Spaß

Die Anruferin: wird in zwei Tagen noch einmal anrufen.

Kontaktnummer: 0177 – 21 30 892

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

(a) Das hört sich interessant an. / That sounds interesting.

(b) (Meine Frau und ich waren) ziemlich beeindruckt. / (My wife and I were) quite impressed.

(c) Wir haben Ihren Kurs (…) weiterempfohlen. / We recommended your course (…).

(d) (Das Singen, die Spiele, die Sketche –) das hat den / unseren Kindern (wirklich viel) Spaß gemacht! / The / Our children enjoyed it / the activities / the singing / games / sketches (very much).

(e) Ich bin schon so gut wie überzeugt. / I’m as good as convinced.

 

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(1 mark: 1 x 1 mark):

(c) a mother and son.

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

(a) She mentions that the / his grandparents are coming to visit (that afternoon). (Denkst du daran, dass heute Nachmittag Oma und Opa zu Besuch kommen?)

(b) He addresses her with Mum. (Mama)

(c) She suggests he tell his grandparents about his new job in hotel / Bayerischer Hof. (du kannst Oma und Opa erzählen, dass du eine Arbeitsstelle … bekommen hast.)

(d) She talks about his training being a waste. (deine dreijährige Ausbildung … hast du umsonst gemacht.)

(e) She says that he could have continued living with them. (du hättest weiter bei uns wohnen können.)

(f) He says that she should be proud of him. (Du kannst eigentlich stolz auf mich sein, Mama!)

(g) He says she should be delighted for him. (Freu dich doch für mich!)

(h) She says she will have to get used to the idea. (Ich glaube, ich muss mich erst an diesen Gedanken gewöhnen.)

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(1 mark: 1 x 1 mark):

(d) shocked

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

(a) What do you mean, you changed your mind? (Wie „du hast dich anders entschieden“?!)

(b) She says she has to sit down first. (Jetzt muss ich mich erstmal hinsetzen.)

(c) She says that this is a shock for her. (Das ist ja ein Schock!)

(d) She says: „Your three years training was a waste!“ (…deine dreijährige Ausbildung…, die hast du umsonst gemacht!)

(e) She is convinced that the job in the hotel would have been ideal. (Das wäre doch ideal gewesen.)

(f) She says she needs time to get used to the idea. (Ich glaube, ich muss mich erst an diesen Gedanken gewöhnen.)

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

(a) He already had a job lined up in a hotel, and has decided against it.

(b) The first job close to home. / His job on cruise ship far away.

(c) He could have stayed with them.

(d) His three years of training were wasted.

(e) It would have been an ideal job.

 

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

(a) He will be working on a luxury cruise ship / liner.

(b) Always wanted to go abroad / travel the world.

(c) He will get to see the Antarctic.

(d) It will be a fantastic experience.

(e) The job will look good on his CV.

(f) His girlfriend will be in Brussels / abroad during that period.

 

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(2 marks: 1 x 2 marks):

25 years of German reunification / unity.

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

(a) It is a 2-Euro coin.

(b) It shows the normal 2-Euro sign (on one side).

(c) (On the other side) it shows a slogan.

(d) Slogan of the (peaceful) revolution / “Wir sind ein Volk.” / “We are one people”.

(e) It shows the Brandenburg Gate.

(f) It shows jubilant / happy people.

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(4 marks: 2 + 2 marks):

(a) 80% of women still do the housework.

(b) The percentage of men who do household chores has increased.

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(4 marks: chores 2 x 1 mark ; percentage 2 x 1 mark)         Any 2 of the following:

(a) Shopping – 77%

(b) Cooking – 71%

(c) Bringing out rubbish – 59%

(d) Laundry – 35%

(e) Cleaning / tidying – 29%

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

(a) A (26-year-old) man had an argument / was angry with his fiancée /girlfriend.

(b) He threw his ring onto the track(s) (at Speyer train station).

(c) He then regretted it.

(d) The pair searched the track(s).

(e) Had to stop two trains.

(f) Ring was found.

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(2 marks: 1 x 2 marks):

€300

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

(a) Heatwave ended / over.

(b) Thunderstorms

(c) Heavy rain / showers

(d) Floods

(e) Lightning

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(4 marks: 2 + 2 marks):

Cooler

17 degrees

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