The hacker was initially doing it for the fun of it, as a sort of game, but then it went on to become an intellectual challenge, a test of his intellectual abilities if you like. He was also motivated to damage organisations that breached human rights.missjelly_baby said:i thought the reading one's were pretty easy except that 5 mark "appropiateness of title" question. But overall didn't have to use dictionary much. I so didn't expect anything like the job application question but i wasn't too bad. listening was way beta then the one i had for trials (in that u could actually hear the people talking properly). The only one i had trouble with was the computer hacker one - what motivated him to do what he did?? any answers plz cos i got really stuck on this one
Haa, I was sitting there thinking "I could swear there was a different technical word for those..."yrtherenonames said:hehe you coulda tried 'sincerement'
I actually thought it was all good. I like how they're making the course more like what an English exam should be, although they forgot the word ellipsis (...) in favour of 'suspended points'.
Yeah I pretty much bullshited the whole ellipsis question. I think I talked about continuation, how this issue wasn't resolved yet and that the debate would go on or something. I had trouble translating that last line into english.melsc said:I said something about it be ironic...that they one thing the guy wanted them to listen to (being the advice) they werent and that he was expreswsing his exasperation or something
I was so tempted to write something about how it's foreshadowing doom since today's generation of teenagers are going to destroy the world with their internet-related language. But I didn'tMarsBarz said:Yeah I pretty much bullshited the whole ellipsis question. I think I talked about continuation, how this issue wasn't resolved yet and that the debate would go on or something. I had trouble translating that last line into english.
What about the question about the principal's tone/ his attitude towards technology? I thought that question was a bit hard. I talked about the negativity of his tone, used a few examples, explained how he blamed everything on technology. I think I repeated myself a bit. What could you say about his attitude?