英文運用 Use of English 考什麼？
英文運用試題類型包括4個範圍，分為Comprehension, Error Identification Sentence Completion 和 Paragraph Improvement。主要測試考生在理解和掌握文章意旨、深層意義、辨別事實與意見、詮釋資料、文字的含義或引申出來的觀點等方面的能力。
誰人需要考英文運用 Use of English？
香港高級程度會考英語運用科或General Certificate of Education(Advanced Level)(GCEALevel)English Language科C級或以上成績會獲接納為等同綜合招聘考試英文運用試卷的二級成績。持有上述成績的申請人，將不會被安排應考英文運用及/或中文運用試卷。
香港高級程度會考英語運用科或GCEA Level English Language科D級成績會獲接納為等同綜合招聘考試英文運用試卷的一級成績。持有上述成績的申請人，可因應有意投考的公務員職位的要求，決定是否需要報考英文運用試卷。
在International English Language Testing System(IELTS)學術模式整體分級取得6.5或以上，並在同一次考試中各項個別分級取得不低於6的人士，在考試成績的兩年有效期內，其IELTS成績可獲接納為等同綜合招聘考試英文運用試卷的二級成績。持有上述成績的申請人，可據此決定是否需要報考英文運用試卷。
英文運用 Use of English 考試攻略：
In this section candidates need to identify language errors. They may be lexical, (relating to words) grammatical or stylistic.
The sentence below may contain a language error. Identify the part (underlined
and lettered) that contains the error or choose ‘E No error’ where the sentence does not contain an error.
Q.Irrespective for the outcome of the probe, the whole sorry affair has already cast a shadow over this man’s hitherto unblemished record as a loyal servant to his country.
- Irrespective for
- No error
Answer : A
In this section candidates need to fill in the blanks with the best options given. The questions focus on grammatical use.
Complete the following sentence by choosing the best answer from the options given.
Q.This market research company claims to predict in advance by conducting exit polls of selected voters.
A.the results of an election will be
B.the results will be of an election
C.what results will be of an election
D.what the results of an election will be
E.what will the results of an election be
Answer : D
In this section, two draft passages are provided. For each passage, questions are set to test candidates’ skills in improving the draft. The focus of the questions is on writing skills not power of understanding.
The sentences below are parts of the earl y draft of two passages, some parts of which may have to be rewritten. Read the passages and choose the best answer to the question.
(7) It may be that a few of the products we have described are not available in some countries. (8) But it is possible to pl a ce an order via the Internet. (9) They will be dealt with promptly and efficiently.
Q.Which version of sentence (8) provides the best link between sentences (7) and (9)?
A Furthermore, it is possible to order via the Internet.
B The Internet c an be used in such circumstances.
C Orders c an, however, be placed via the Internet.
D Sentence (8) as it is now. No change needed.
Answer : C
(3) Mistakenly believing that smoking is a sign of maturity those in authority must act today to protect our citizens of tomorrow.
Q.Which is the best revision of sentence (3)?
A.It is a mistake to believe that smoking is a sign of Those in authority must a ct today to protect our citizens of tomorrow.
B.It is a mistake to believe that smoking is a sign of maturity, those in authority must a ct today to protect our citizens of
C.Mistaken in their belief that smoking is a sign of maturity those in authority must act today to protect our citizens of
D.Those in authority should a ct Our citizens of today are mistakenly believing that smoking is a sign of maturity. They must be protected.
Click on GRE then click on ‘Practice for the GRE’. There are practice tests for sentence completion and reading comprehension.