香港新浪網 MySinaBlog
« 上一篇 | 下一篇 »
John | 30th Sep 2010, 03:29 AM | HKDSE英文科練習 | (3601 Reads)

This is an exercise adapted from a real-life advertisement.

Answer all questions using information from the advertisement below.

The Chopin Society of Hong Kong

Is proud to present

The Joy of Music Festival 2010

Celebrating the bicentennial anniversaries of the births of

F. Chopin and R. Schumann

Monday 11th to Sunday 17th October 2010

at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

All performances will start at 7:30 pm

Details can be found in our website www.chopinsocietyhk.org

Highlights of this week-long music festival include recitals by pianist Pascal Roge who will be performing a solo piano recital (14 October) and accompanied by the LCO Chamber Group playing Cesar Franck’s piano quintet (11 October), Peter Frankl in a piano solo recital (15 October) and the renowned pianist Gary Graffman who plays a piano chamber work for the left hand (16 October). 

Hong Kong will also welcome back young Korean pianist Jinsang Lee, First Prize winner of the 2008 Hong Kong International Piano Competition who will perform works by Frederick Chopin accompanied by the London Chamber Orchestra String Quintet (13 October) and pianist Sofya Gulyak, First Prize winner at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2009, who will play works by Frederick Chopin and Robert Schumann on the night of 12 October 2010. 

Tickets available from all URBTIX outlets from 1 September onwards

Tickets at $200, $150, $100

Ticketing enquiries: 2868 3387

Programme enquiries: 2868 3325

The Chopin Society of Hong Kong Ltd. wishes to express its warmest thanks to its two main sponsors, Lady Kadoorie and Teresa Li-Lai, for their great generosity which has made this Festival possible.

The Society wishes to thank Tom Lee Music and the Tom Lee Music Foundation for their continuous and generous support of the Festival, by providing venues and pianos for the artists’ rehearsals and venues and facilities for the piano and guitar master classes.

A big vote of thanks also to Michelle Garnaut and Lynn Grebstad for invaluable help with our publicity.

The Society also thanks the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for the subsidized use of its venue

      

1.   Based on the information given in the advertisement, which of the following is NOT true?

A.     The Joy of Music Festival will last a week

B.     The Joy of Music Festival is sponsored by Lady Kadoorie and Teresa Li-Lai

C.      Tickets for the performances are available until 1 September

D.      The Music Festival celebrates the births 200 years ago of F. Chopin and R. Schumann

2.     Which words in the advertisement mean the same as the following:       

a.     commemorate                ________       

b.     particulars               ________

c.     of 200 years            ________      

 

d.     pleasure                  ________

3.     Pianist Pascal Roge will perform on       

A.    14 October

B.    11 and 14 October        

C.     11, 14, 15 and 16 October       

D.     15 and 16 October

4.     According to the advertisement, who is a left-hand musician?       

A.     Pascal Roge       

B.     Sofya Gulyak       

C.     Jinsang Lee

D.     Gary Graffman

5.     Which of the following is not a pianist?       

A.     Pascal Roge       

B.     Sofya Gulyak       

C.     Peter Frankl       

D.     None of the above

6.     Which of the following will NOT perform during the Music Festival? 

A.     Cesar Franck        

B.     Jinsang Lee       

C.     Peter Frankl       

D.     LCO Chamber Group

7.     Jinsang Lee is a price winner of        

A.     the Leeds International Piano Competition       

B.     the London Chamber Orchestra String Quintet

C.     the Hong Kong International Piano Competition        

D.     in a performance of works by Frederick Chopin

8.    Tickets of the Festival are priced at:

        A.     $100, $150, $200

        B.     $200, $180, $100   

        C.    $250, $150, $100

        D.     $100, $180, $200

9.     Complete the paragraph below.

The two ________ of The Joy of the Music Festival are Lady Kadoorie and Teresa Li-Lai.   The Chopin Society of Hong Kong Ltd. is thankful to ________ for the venues and pianos provided for rehearsals.  The Society thanks Michelle Garnaut and Lynn Grebstad for their help with the Society’s ________.  The Leisure and Cultural Department ________ the use of venue.

10.     Decide if the following is true (T), false (F) or not stated (X).  Put the appropriate symbols in the blanks below.

a.    Tickets are available from all URBTIX outlets

___

b.     All performances will start at 8:30 pm

______

c.     Jinsang Lee is a Korean pianist resident in the United States

______

   

Answer key

1.   Based on the information given in the advertisement, which of the following is NOT true?

A.     The Joy of Music Festival will last a week

B.     The Joy of Music Festival is sponsored by Lady Kadoorie and Teresa Li-Lai

C.      Tickets for the performances are available until 1 September (The advertisement states that “Tickets available from all URBTIX outlets from 1 September onwards”.)Until 1 September指賣到九月一日,和原文相反,原文是from 1 September onwards,九月一日開始賣票。)

D.      The Music Festival celebrates the births 200 years ago of F. Chopin and R. Schumann

2.    Which words in the advertisement mean the same as the following: This questions test your vocabulary and synonyms.)(這題考你識多少生字及同義詞)       

a.     commemorate                celebrate       

b.     particulars               details

c.     of 200 years            bicentennial   

d.     pleasure                  joy

3.     Pianist Pascal Roge will perform on       

A.    14 October

B.    11 and 14 October (Pascal Roge will perform on 14 October, and on 11 October, accompanied by the LCO Chamber Group.  Peter Frankl will perform on 15 October, and Gary Graffman on 16 October.)       

C.     11, 14, 15 and 16 October       

D.     15 and 16 October

4.     According to the advertisement, who is a left-hand musician?       

A.     Pascal Roge       

B.     Sofya Gulyak       

C.     Jinsang Lee

D.     Gary Graffman (The advertisement states: the renowned pianist Gary Graffman who plays a piano chamber work for the left hand…)

5.     Which of the following is not a pianist?       

A.     Pascal Roge       

B.     Sofya Gulyak       

C.     Peter Frankl       

D.     None of the above

6.     Which of the following will NOT perform during the Music Festival? 

A.     Cesar Franck (Cesar Franck was a musician whose works will be performed during the Music Festival )Cesar Franck的作品會由其他人演譯,不是他自己表演。)       

B.     Jinsang Lee       

C.     Peter Frankl       

D.     LCO Chamber Group

7.     Jinsang Lee is a price winner of        

A.     the Leeds International Piano Competition       

B.     the London Chamber Orchestra String Quintet

C.     the Hong Kong International Piano Competition (The advertisement states: Jinsang Lee, First Prize winner of the 2008 Hong Kong International Piano Competition…)       

D.     in a performance of works by Frederick Chopin

8.    Tickets of the Festival are priced at:

        A.     $100, $150, $200 (調亂次序放,「陰」你)

        B.     $200, $180, $100   

        C.    $250, $150, $100

        D.     $100, $180, $200

9.     Complete the paragraph below.

The two sponsors of The Joy of the Music Festival are Lady Kadoorie and Teresa Li-Lai.   The Chopin Society of Hong Kong Ltd. is thankful to Tom Lee Music for the venues and pianos provided for rehearsals.  The Society thanks Michelle Garnaut and Lynn Grebstad for their help with the Society’s publicity.  The Leisure and Cultural Department subsidized the use of venue. (這段是將原文稍作改寫考你,是常見題種。)

10.     Decide if the following is true (T), false (F) or not stated (X).  Put the appropriate symbols in the blanks below.

a.    Tickets are available from all URBTIX outlets

T

b.     All performances will start at 8:30 pm

F (should be 7:30pm)

c.     Jinsang Lee is a Korean pianist resident in the United States

X (“resident in the United States” is not stated in the advertisement.)

 

                        

小插語

「社會民主連線進行議會抗爭,以遭受的威脅及壓力而論,難與當時的北京學生相比,但是對抗不公義的立場,則是地異心同,因為北京學生及市民所展示的道德勇氣,讓我們可以承先啟後,繼志述事,為公義抗爭到底。」(《毓民政壇搞事錄》第321頁)

 
引用(0) | 話題(英文)