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Can you please check my CELTA pre-interview task?

Unread postby margyf » 24 Aug 2008, 10:49

Hi

I am looking to get onto a CELTA course and have just been sent the above.

(I have tried to do as best as I can but im not sure if what ive done is correct mine is in CAPS).

Im a little stuck I was wondering if someone could help.



Here goes:

PART A:
Read the following sentances
a)underline the error in each sentance
b)Provide a corrected version
c)describe how you would explain to a learner of English what is wrong with the sentance. You can use simple grammar terminology.

i) They go often to London- THEY OFTEN GO TO LONDON OR THEY OFTEN GO INTO LONDON

ii) My sister plays tennis marvellously tennis- MY SISTER PLAYS TENNIS MARVELLOUSLY

iii) I have been to london yesterday- I WENT TO LONDON YESTERDAY

iv)Could you give me some advices about your English course?-PLEASE COULD I HAVE SOME INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ENGLISH COURSE?

v) Im more good at English than you are!- IM BETTER AT ENGLISH THAN YOU ARE!

PART B:

Describe the differences in meaning between the following pairs of sentances

i) He saw someone running towards her-
He saw someone run towards her.

ii)He stopped listening to me
He stopped to listen to me

iii) Would you like a coffee?
Do you like a coffee?

iv) If I had enough money, I'd buy a new car.
If I have enough money, I'll buy a new car

PART C:

Mark the syllable that takes the main stress in the following words: e.g. tom O rrow
Economy
Advertise
Controversy
Photograph
Photographer
Chocolate
Engineer
July
Comfortable
Police

PART D:

Look at the following text and identify the errors.
E.G. Information not informations, plural not necessary

TEXT:

My name is Luis Gonzalez. I would like some informations about your english course at Brooklands college. I am studying English since four years and would like take the first certificate examination. I need practices in speaking and listening. Also, could you tell me how much is the accomodation. My mothers sister lives in Weybridge, but I prefer staying with English family.


Any help would be appreciated

Kind Regards[code][/code]
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Re: CELTA PRE INTERVIEW TASK

Unread postby Lucy » 28 Aug 2008, 13:26

Hello Margyf,

I've commented on your answers to section one. In fact all your answers are correct.

I don't see your answers to the other sections, so I haven't made any comments there.

Read the following sentances
a)underline the error in each sentance
b)Provide a corrected version
c)describe how you would explain to a learner of English what is wrong with the sentance. You can use simple grammar terminology.

i) They go often to London- THEY OFTEN GO TO LONDON OR THEY OFTEN GO INTO LONDON
MY ANSWER: BOTH ARE CORRECT

ii) My sister plays tennis marvellously tennis- MY SISTER PLAYS TENNIS MARVELLOUSLY
CORRECT

iii) I have been to london yesterday- I WENT TO LONDON YESTERDAY
CORRECT

iv)Could you give me some advices about your English course?-PLEASE COULD I HAVE SOME INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ENGLISH COURSE?
CORRECT, you could also say “could you give me some advice about your English course?”

v) Im more good at English than you are!- IM BETTER AT ENGLISH THAN YOU ARE!
CORRECT (but don't forget the apostrophe in I'm).

Best wishes,

Lucy
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Re: CELTA PRE INTERVIEW TASK

Unread postby margyf » 28 Aug 2008, 22:52

Thank you for checking

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