Advanced English Test

  1. COS  Advanced English Test

  • Familiarises with the types and formats of advertisement
  • Identifies the language forms used in them.

Question text:

Akhil and Arun are intimate friends. They are staying in the college

hostel. One morning Akhil finds that Arun is missing. He doesn’t return even

after three days. Akhil complaints to the police and then decides to give an

advertisement in the newspapers. Draft an advertisement to be given in one

or two leading newspapers.

Score: 3

Time: 5 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Comprehensiveness of ideas – 1

Format – 1

Aptness of expression – 1

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_ Familiarises with the types and formats of advertisement

_ Identifies the language forms used in them.

_ Writes attractive ads using appropriate terms and captions.

Question text:

You have decided to open an exclusive shop for kids. Prepare a

display advertisement. (You may include details like name of the shop, items

available, location with phone number, special inauguration offer etc).

Score: 6

Time: 10 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Aptness of expression – 3

Layout – 1

Creativity – 1

Attractiveness – 1

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  • Collects and compares different types of advertisements, discusses

and identifies their linguistic features.

  • Prepares advertisement for various purposes.

Question text:

Imagine that you are a young film producer. Draft an advertisement to

be published in the classified section of a leading newspaper to attract fresh

faces of smart young boys and girls for your new film.

Score: 4

Time: 6 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Aptness of expression – 3

Creativity – 2

Style and language – 1

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  • Familiarises the characteristics of labels
  • Prepares labels for various products
  • Writes catchy words and captions

Question text:

The science club of your school has decided to produce washing

soaps. Write labels for the product. You are free to add details like name, net

quantity, list of ingredients, price.

Score: 3

Time: 5 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Catchy words – 1

Characteristics of labels – 2

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  • Identifies the special features of the language used by anchors.
  • To use the language effectively in various situations.

Question text:

As part of Onam Celebrations tug of war competition is organized for a

T.V channel. You are asked to anchor the programme. Prepare a script of

the programme to introduce the details of the competition in about 75 words.

Score: 5

Time: 7 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Appropriateness of expression – 2

Quality of language – 2

Relevance of details – 1

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  • Writes language suitable for anchoring.

Question text:

As part of a cultural programme a group of foreigners are visiting your

area. Kathakali, the famous traditional art form of Kerala is performed before

them. Write a few introductory sentences that you would say on that occasion

and also welcome the group in general.

Score: 4

Time: 6 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Appropriateness of expression – 1

Relevance of details – 1

Creativity – 2

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  • Learner prepares compering notes of a function

Question text:

A boat race is organized in your area as part of Onam celebrations.

You are going to compere the programme. Prepare a script for the

programme.

Score: 4

Time: 6 mts.

Evaluation indicators

Aptness of expression – 1

Relevance of details – 2

Creativity – 1

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  • Prepares a C.V. of his own.
  • Familiarises with the format and features of C.

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