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  • Aufgabe 1

    Dauer: 5 Minuten 3 Punkte


    Use the future perfect. 

    Next year, my husband and I __________________ (be married) for ten long and endless years. 
    Don’t worry. The plane __________________ (no / leave) before we get to the airport.
    Next summer I __________________ (work) in the same boring job with the same company for over eight years.

  • Aufgabe 2

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 9 Punkte


    Complete the text with the will-future simple (3x), the will-future continuous (1x), the going-to-future (2x), the present continuous (2x) or the future perfect (1x).

    Jack: “My brother __________________ (be) 21 next Friday. He __________________ (have) a party at our house.” Mike: “ __________________ (invite) Tina and her friend Lisa, too?” Jack: „I’m afraid not. I’m sure, he __________________ (send) all of the invitation cards by tomorrow. But listen, I __________________ (call) you tomorrow night and tell you more about the guests then.” Mike: “ __________________ (not give) a garden party? I hope it __________________ (not rain).” Jack: “Yes. My mum has already done the shopping for the party. There __________________ (be) a barbecue with lots of food. Anyway, we __________________ (eat) all night whether it rains or not.”

  • Aufgabe 3

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 16 Punkte


    Translate the following sentences. Use the following words and expressions.

    expect to be – are about to  is unlikely  would like to  is to give  is certain  is going to  will

    1. Ich bin mir sicher, dass Mike kommt.
    2. Denkst du, dass der Film bald anfängt?
    3. Der Präsident wird nächste Woche eine Rede vor dem Lincoln Memorial halten.
    4. Wir fahren gleich los.
    5. Ich werde wohl gegen 17 Uhr zu Hause sein.
    6. Sally würde gerne nächstes Jahr eine Reise nach Südafrika machen.
    7. Es ist unwahrscheinlich, dass das Wetter in England morgen besser ist als in Wales.
    8. Er ist sicher, dass er die Prüfung Ende nächsten Schuljahres bestehen wird.
  • Aufgabe 4

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 4 Punkte

    Reading comprehension

    Read the text and answer the following questions: 

    1. How are children influenced with regard to their beauty ideals? 
    2. What are the consequences, and why is it that girls are more affected than boys? 

    Researchers have established that children have become direct targets for marketing strategies. On average they might watch as many as 40,000 commercials a year on TV, let alone adverts on the Net or in papers. This way, they are under constant pressure to keep up with images of what they should look like, what clothes they should wear or what else they should have. This, Professor Mankel from Gothenburg University suggests in a widely read essay in "Children Today", results in many children suffering from stress symptoms you would normally find in adults. Young girls are probably worst hit by the onslaught of advertising campaigns, and more and more often they suffer from depression and lack of self-esteem because they can't meet the beauty ideala set by the cosmetic and fashion industries, sometimes with disastrous consequences for their health. 

  • Aufgabe 5

    Dauer: 10 Minuten 10 Punkte


    Summarize the text from task 4 in German.