Peter shows great ability for the task asked to fulfil.
Peter is perfectly apt to the employment he has proposed to.
Peter is fully qualified for the job he has applied for.
As questões de 31 a 40 são baseadas em pequenos textos. Cada um desses textos é seguido de cinco hipóteses, em português. Escolha a que exprime uma idéia explicitamente nele contida.
Latin Americans have been studying at Florida colleges for years, but no the west coast, the Arabs are now outnumbering them on campus.
Alguns estabelecimentos de ensino superior nos Estados Unidos
têm, atualmente, mais alunos árabes do que latino-americanos.
Não vêem com bons olhos o crescente número de alunos arábes.
Estão mais interessados nos alunos árabes do que nos latino-americanos.
Acabam de estabelecer na costa oeste, para receberem mais alunos arábes.
Aumentaram o número de anos para que se completem alguns cursos.
Works of art are valuable partly because they are rare. Exquisite jewels, high fashion, fine automobiles are even more appealing when they are available in limited quantities.
a) Automóveis de alta classe só podem ser produzidos em quantidades limitada.
b) Nem tudo que é raro é necessariamente caro.
c) A alta moda visa a uma clientela exclusiva.
d) Tudo que é raro tem mais valor.
e)As jóias mais cobiçadas são as de formato pouco comum.
It pays to be extra careful when you are travelling where you are not familiar with the currency and the customs.
deve se esforçar para se familiarizar com os costumes e com os fatos que ocorrem nos lugares por onde passa.
Deve sempre levar dinheiro consigo.
Precisa ser cuidadoso com a alfândega dos lugares cujas leis conhece pouco.
Nunca se deve pagar mais do que o preço estabelecido.
Deve se acautelar em lugares com cujos hábitos e moeda não estiver familiarizado.
It is a well known fact that half the population in this country is annoyed by TV ads. Until day comes when advertisers have learned how to sell their articles in a friendly manner, I suggest that viewers try their best not to buy anything advertised on TV.
A publicidade feita pela TV atualmente
não é bem vista pelo autor do parágrafo e por muito mais gente.
Procura abordar fatos do domínio público
Irrita todo mundo sem exceção
Deve ser mais agressiva.
É um entretenimento para o telespectador.
Stay healthy, my friend, because the cost of getting well again, which is going up with the dawning of each day, is enough to make you sick.
são uma exaltação aos esforços dos que se dedicam aos enfermos.
Sugerem uma receita infalível para a cura do enjôo.
Contêm uma crítica às pessoas que só pensam em doença
Informam que levantar bem cedo é ótimo para a saúde.
Advertem que cada vez se gasta mais quando se fica doente.
Several years ago, I read a book called "Farenheit 451" and was horrified at the description of a scene where all the books of civilizes society are burned. Now I come to think of it, perhaps ir is not such a bad idea if a few catch fire.
procuram atrair leitores pelo título.
Bem que mereciam ser queimados.
Horrorizam a sociedade civilizada com suas descrições.
Parecem queimar as mãos de quem os lê.
Não contêm sequer uma idéia interessante.
The caloric value of plain yogurt is similar to that of the milk from which it is made. Partially skimmed milk, for example, may range in caloric value from 110 to 135 per cup, depending on its precise composition. The caloric value of a cup of plain yogurt made from partially skimmed milk is about 125; if it contains fruit, the calories may go up to 250 a cup.
não difere muito do leite do qual é feito, no que se refere a calorias.
Só pode ser feito de leite desnatado.
Tem uma composição precisa e supre o consumidor com as calorias necessárias.
Perde em teor calórico, quando a ele adicionamos determinadas frutas.
Não é tão bom quanto o leite, se a proporção de seu valor calórico for abaixo de 110 por xícara.
Adults concerned with teaching children of elementary school age about animals and their environment will find "Ways of Wildlife", by E. Howitz, a useful guide. It suggests stories, games, field trips and other activities that will teach young students about the animal world.
"Ways of Wildlife"
é um livro para ser apreciado tanto por crianças quanto por adultos.
Foi escrito por um guarda florestal.
Conta a história de uma excursão ao campo feita por um professor e seus alunos.
Aponta vários caminhos para se ensinar às crianças algo sobre os animais.
É o melhor compêndio sobre animais, de que um professor pode fazer uso.
Do you want something? Do this: Post a picture of your goal, or a picture that symbolizes it, in a spot where you will see it every day. When you are washing dishes, stare down that jet plane, and the vacation it represents. Keep your goal in mind. You will naturally work toward it - and you will get it.
as férias são necessárias, mesmo para quem só faz serviços caseiros.
cada dia de trabalho o coloca mais perto de sua meta.
Unfortunately, most people are so busy unduly reflecting on the past or worrying about the future that they are missing the sheer joy of living in the present moment. Perhaps finances, loss of a loved one, a medical problem, or simply thinking about what we are going to do next is cheating us out of the pleasures that are ours today, if only we could learn to relax and enjoy them.
A maioria das pessoas
faz dívidas porque só pensa em se divertir.
só vive para o momento presente.
trabalha tanto que não tem tempo de pensar nem na família nem nas finanças.
não consegue perceber quão agradável a vida pode ser.
só consegue relaxar quando não está pensando no passado ou fazendo planos para o futuro.
As questões de 41 a 50 são baseadas em pequenos textos. Cada um desses textos é seguido de cinco hipóteses, em inglês. Escolha a que exprime uma idéia explicitamente nele contida.
The greatest problem facing older people is not lack of income; it is loneliness. If an older person is not rescued from loneliness, he or she begins looking inward, sits down, and waits to die.
suffer more from being alone than from not having money.
quite frequently do not have enough money to live comfortably.
have many more problems to face than the young.
often want to die.
Are often tired and have to sit down.
Most of us really believe we drive safely, yet the accident statistics climb. The blame does not fall just on the speeders, the careless or drunk drivers, the other flagrant violators of the laws. The truth, which may be hard to accept, is that many preventable accidents are caused by ordinary law-abiding men and women.
are always unpredictable.
can be prevented if you drive carefully.
Have been the concern of many law-abiding people.
Are a flagrant violation of the laws.
There are people who do not mix well together. This has nothing to do with similarity of interests, occupations, etc. It is an innate thing. When we meet someone we may sense an instant dislike for that person, nothing we could put our fingers on. It is just intuition. It is best to seek out people we are comfortable with.
Some of us
are only happy among those who have similar interests and/or occupations.
Only act according to our intuition.
May regard other people with aversion for no apparent reason.
Have not much sense when dealing with others.
Are always looking for somebody capable of making us comfortable.
All of us, young and old alike, have a been subtly influenced by myth that our creative powers tend to decrease as we grow older. This persistent myth, accepted without any real evidence to support it, has affected attitudes of the young toward the elderly, and has often induced older people to underestimate their own creative abilities.
are more influenced by myths than the youngsters.
Have also been influenced by wrong notions regarding their creativity.
Can develop their creative abilities, if they are persistent.
Possess very little creative power.
Often assume affected manners when challenged by the young.
In a recent article to a magazine, an American literary critic wrote: "James Fenimore Cooper's 'The Spy' was published in 1821 and it was the first internationally successful novel by an American. More than any other writer of his time, Cooper understood our brave new world and its place in history."
has recently been appointed as the first novel ever published in America.
Reveals that Cooper had studied American history much more than any or his contemporaries.
Is the best know of Cooper's works.
Was translated into many languages as soon as it was published.
Was the first American novel to win world acclaim.
Last month, in Venice, thirteen Mediterranean countries and the European Economic Community agreed on the principles of a treaty to control the discharge of industrial waste, municipal sewage and agricultural chemicals into their coastal waters.
Last month, in Venice,
the European Economic Community and thirteen Mediterranean countries discussed some common problems they have to face.
A group of experts accused some countries of polluting the ocean waters.
Some countries signed a treaty about the use of sea water.
The European Economic Community and thirteen Mediterranean countries had an argument about who would be in charge of controlling their coastal waters.
Thirteen Mediterranean countries decided to join the European Economic Community.
Over 100 coleagues gathered recently to say good-bye to Mr. Brown who retired after 28 years of varied and successful service with the United Nations. He will always be remembered for his high quality of performance and warm friendship.
offered a farewell party to all his friends who let the United Nations.
Worked for about 100 people, at various times.
Hat left a good record behind him at the United Nations.
Joined the United Nations when he was 28.
Has been dismissed from the United Nations.
Today's new car buyer is much more aware of costs than ever before. And well he might be, for the America Automobile Association's latest study shows that the cost of owning and driving an auto has risen 3,7 per cent in the last three months.
More than ever before
the number of car-buyers is increasing.
People want to pay less for a car.
Gasoline is to be blamed for the high cost of having a car.
It is expensive to have a car.
Drivers depend on the America Automobile Association for information.
Inventors tend to be optimistic. They are excited about their idea, and they are sure the rest of the world will be, too. If you have come up with something brand-new or an improvement for an existing invention, do not let your enthusiasm get out of hand and lead you into making costly mistakes. And remember that you will not make any money on your invention unless it is marketable.
Inventors should bear in mind that
too much optimism may ruin an invention.
Not all inventions are a sure way of making money.
No improvement cam be made in a brand-new invention.
Not very long ago, we read about a man who spent hours making a careful inventory of his household goods so he would have a record of them in case of fire or theft, then kept the list in a sideboard drawer where, sure enough, it burned up in a fire.
The man in the story
did not sore his list in a safe place.
Used to take very good care of his household goods.
Kept all his records in a case near the fireplace.
Spent hours doing the things that he had to do.
Never feared that his house would burn up.
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.................. are kinds of birds.
........................... being a good student, she failed last examination.