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Questions 1-7  Listen from here

Complete the text with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS in each blank

Words with Latin origins came into English with an invasion of England happening in 1 . Thanks to this invasion and the new words a new language evolved known as 2 .

Other languages also added to language mix and it is possible to trace them thanks to 3 . Which studies sound patterns and specific vocabulary. Studies in the area have shown that English , brother languages like 4 and 5 , descend from Proto Germanic spoken centuries before Christ. This in turn has its 6 in an older language spoken in today Ukraine and Russia. However, historical and 7 won’t allow us to go deeper in the study.

Questions 8-12  Listen from here

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Listening Passage?

In boxes 8-12 on your answer sheet, write

TRUE if the statement agrees with the information
FALSE if the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVEN if there is no information on this

8 English shares many words with Italian

9 Beowulf is an example of Old English

10 Words that start with a “pf” sound in German start with “p” in English.

11 The Indo European family compresses all the languages spoken round the world.

12 More than 3 billion people around the world are studying English

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