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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS International General Certificate of Secondary Education *9666543292* 0510/21 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE Paper 2 Reading and Writing (Extended) October/November 2009 2 hours Candidates answer on the Question Paper. No Additional Materials are required. READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in. Write in dark blue or black pen. Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid. DO NOT WRITE IN ANY BARCODES. Answer all questions. Dictionaries are not allowed. At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together. The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each…show more content…
Chocolate-Tasting C hocolate-Tasting Chloe Dupont has a job which many people would envy. She is a chocolate-taster. Surprisingly, she is small and slim in spite of eating chocolate every day of her life. She was born in Argentina, where, at that time, chocolate was scarce and expensive. At the age of 13 she moved to France with her family. From that moment, she was able to indulge her passion. As she purchased her longed-for chocolate bars she also began cataloguing every piece of chocolate she bought with her small amount of pocket money. She had a modest amount of money to spend so she was always looking for the best taste. Chloe often ate the chocolate as early as 5 o’clock in the morning when she was alone because it gave her enormous pleasure. It was probably at this time that she considered chocolate-tasting as her future profession. Her school friends tested her on her ability to identify the maker of the chocolate she was tasting. She was never wrong about the brand or the type of chocolate she had been given and her friends were amazed. Chloe is now one of the few women at the top of her profession as a chocolate-taster. She eats at least 300 grams of chocolate a day but never puts on weight because she swims for an hour a day and eats light meals. This is because she needs to feel hungry to do her job properly. She believes that most people mistake real chocolate for
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