I. 1. C. Battles were interrupted to participate in the games. Because not the battles, but all Greek male who had bad criminal record were interrupted to participate in the games. 2.A. aristocracy Elite and aristocracy have the same meaning which is the most powerful members of a society. 3. B. To honor Zeus. It states in line 1 until 2. 'to honor the Greeks' chief God, Zeus'. 4.D. 2800 years In the first paragraph and first sentence is written “In 776 B.C., the first Olympic Games were held at the foot of Mount Olympus to honor the Greek’s chief god, Zeus”. If we count from the first year of Olympic Games in 776 B.C. until now, 2012, it’s approximately 2800 years ago. They thought that athletic events are not only for honoring his God, Zeus, but also for preparing the skill of people to the war. 6.A. Physical fitness was an integral part of the lives of the ancient Greeks The story is telling about Olympic Games and physical fitness which important for the ancient Greeks. 7.A. Accomplishments In the first paragraph is written “the winners of Olympic were having poems sung about their deeds”. In Indonesian, deeds is meaning to ‘perbuatan’. In this sentence ‘deeds’ is meaning to “kemenangan” and the word “deeds” is closest in meaning to ‘accomplishments’ that meaning to ‘prestasi/pencapaian’. 8. C. They had to be Greek males with no criminal record. It states in line 4 until 5. 9.C. Curtailed In the first paragraph is written “any wars in progress were halted to allow the games to take place”, the word “halted” is meaning to “berhenti” and closest in meaning to curtailed that’s meaning to “berkurang”. 10. B. The time between games. Olympiad explain that these games were held in four years. II. 1. C. Because he was afraid that his answers would incriminate him. This is a cause-effect sentence, so we use the conjunction 'because'. The option D describes more about the effect sentence. But the option A is also use the conjunction 'because' but this option is unclear. It still needs more explanation. 2. D. The wallet to its original owner The wallet because it's clear, which wallet that will be returned. And the word 'original' describes the word 'owner'. It's an adjective. We don't use 'originally' because it's an adverb. 3. D. Twenty million of dollars to the government. Because the word 'owes' follows with the noun. That's twenty million of dollars, which explain the word 'owes' 4. C. Told her professors. Because told is followed by the object. 5.A. He painted very good There is a sequence of tense. “The artist was asked to show some paintings at the contest” is simple past tense and “because he painted very good” is simple past tense too. The dependent clause “he painted very good” is compatible with previous clause and “he” in the clause is meaning to “the artist”. 6. D. fined The sentence must be parallelism. Stopped and ticketed are verb, but have to pay a fine is a clause, so it must be change with verb too, such as fined. 7. c. had had Because the accident is already happen before his show up, we should use the past perfect tense. 8. C . dreamed. Because Mrs. Carlyle dreamed last month, a short time before her operation. It already happened, so the tense is past tense. 9. B. Welcome The sentence must be parallelism. Open and warm are an adjective. So must be following with adjective too. Gives a welcome feeling is a new clause. We should change it with welcome. 10. C. For watching Because in the main sentence there are two verbs. They are 'standing' and 'watching'. Verb 'watching' is just explanation of the phrase 'some people we're standing in the street'. So the verb 'watching' must add preposition for.
Softskill Meeting 3
April 21, 2012 oleh delvi4