Writing test on level 3

Warning sign: flooded area. Soldiers helping the local authorities.

Another examination set on level 3. The courtesy of the PAFSL in Łódź. Good luck!

English examination set #L3/W/005

Level 3

Writing

Time: 90 minutes

Task One

Part A

While on a mission you organized training for the local military. The training was very successful. As you are responsible for contacts with the local military you have been tasked with writing a letter to the CO of the participants of the training. In your letter 1) praise participants for good results, 2) offer another training, 3) ask for their suggestions for it. Use the notes below and write between 100 and 120 words. Remember not to copy the exact phrasing of the task instructions or input! Otherwise, you will be penalised.

Polish-Afghan Training event!
(22-29.11.2012)
Your notes:
Sangin Training Centre Another one in August
Content – mine awareness Trainees – how many?
No. of trainees – 125 Field training this time
Outstanding soldiers – Khan and Khanin Content?

Part B

During the meeting with the representatives of the local military you discussed the next training event. Write a memorandum to your CO 1) explaining what was decided at the meeting (dates, place, content), 2) saying what has to be prepared, and 3) appointing a person in charge. Write between 60 and 80 words. Remember not to copy the exact phrasing of the task instructions! Otherwise, you will be penalised.

Task Two

A military agency is going to publish a report on cooperation between civilian authorities and the military in helping victims of natural disasters. You were asked to contribute. Use the recent action in fighting the flood in Poland, which your unit was involved in, as an example to outline the current state of such cooperation in Poland. Write a report 1) describing the action your unit was involved in, 2) mentioning the good and bad points of military cooperation with local authorities and other services, and 3) suggesting ways of improving the cooperation in the future. Write between 200 – 250 words. The information below is given to help you but does not have to be used. Remember not to copy the exact phrasing of the task instructions or input! Otherwise, you will be penalised.

CRISIS MANAGEMENT CENTRE
THINGS TO IMPROVE

 EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
 ASKING FOR MILITARY HELP – EARLIER
 EVACUATION – PROCEDURES
 MORE SUPPLIES
(From presentation in the Town Hall)

CRISIS MANAGEMENT CENTERS RECEIVE 5 TONS OF FOOD FROM THE MILITARY.

Military Helicopters to Deliver Humanitarian Aid.

Soldiers Set Up Temporary Pontoon Bridge.

Amphibious Vehicles Ready to Transport Flood Victims.

(Newspapers headlines)

“After receiving a request from a governor,
the Minister of Defense decides whether to
provide military support. Then, military
forces fulfill any necessary tasks in close
cooperation with local authorities and other
emergency services.” An excerpt from a legal act.

Evacuation of the civilians performed by the military crews.

MILITARY COMMENTS
 – SUPPLIES – NOT ENOUGH
 – FIREMEN – GREAT JOB
– COOPERATION – REAL PLEASURE
 – PEOPLE – KNEW NOTHING ABOUT EVACUATION
 – COOPERATION WITH VET SERVICES – PERFECT!
 – DEPLOYMENT – TOO LONG
(From presentation in the Town Hall)

Ilustracja do testu z języka angielskiego, część pisanie. Military English test in writing - an illustration. Flood and the military helping local authorities.