08 Aug 2021
Tests Taken: 1071
Section 1 : Questions 1-10

Question 9

Choose TWO letters A-G.

Which TWO accommodation options mentioned are near the paragliding school?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G

    Question 10

    Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for your answer

    Which weekend do the girls decide to go?  10

      Questions 1-3

      Listen to the telephone conversation between a student and owner of a paragliding school and answer the questions below

      Choose the correct letters A-D.


      Which course does the man suggest?

      A. 2 days          C. 5 days

      B. 4 days          D. 6 days


      How much is the beginner’s course?

      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D

      What does the club insurance cover?

      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D

      How do the girls want to travel?

      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D

      Questions 4-7

      Complete the form below.

      Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


      Name: Maria Gentle

      Address: C/o Mr & Mrs  4

      5 Newcastle

      Fax no: 0249 6

      Type of Card 7

        Question 8

        Check TWO letters A-G

        Which TWO of the following items must people take with them?

        Note: You must get both parts of the question right to get your mark. The correct answer may not be the actual words which you hear on the tape.  Option E in Question 8 is an example of this. Be on the lookout for paraphrasing of this type.

        • A
        • B
        • C
        • D
        • E
        • F
        • G
          Section 2 : Questions 11-20

          Questions 11-20

          Complete the notes below.

          Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer


          Type of car: Duesenberg J-type

          Number made: 11

          Type of body: 12

          Engines contained capsules of mercury to ensure a 13  trip.

          Top speed:   14 kilometres per hour.

          Sold as a 15

          Main attraction: 16

          Type of car: LeyatHelica

          Number built: 17

          Car looks like a 18  without 19

          Steering used the 20           


          •  Section 2 is always a talk by one speaker. Look at the questions and the title of the task. Try to guess the context from the language and the picture.
          •  Note that all the questions here are note completion format. Turn the notes into questions in your head, e.g. Number made = How many were made?   Do this for all the questions before you listen.
          •  Decide what type of information is missing (noun, number, adjective?).
          •  The questions follow the order of the text.
          •  There are two parts to this listening. This will help to orientate you.
              Section 3 : Questions 21-30

              Questions 21- 22

              Complete the notes below.

              Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

              Research details:

              Title of project: 21

              Focus of project: entertainment away from 22


              • There might be 2 to 4 people speaking in section 3. The voices will sound quite different.
              • The questions follow the order of the text.
              • Note how many different types of questions there are. In this case there are four: note completion, charts and diagrams, multiple choice and completing a chart.
              • Look through the questions to get an idea of the topic.
              • Look carefully at the graphs. Reading the questions and underlining key words will help you make sense of the graphs, e.g. Question 24: 'relative popularity ... cinemas'. Each column in the bar chart represents how popular each cinema is in relation to the other. Look at C: Which is the most popular cinema in this graph? Which is the least popular?

                Questions 23-26

                Choose the correct letters A-C.


                Which chart shows the percentage of cinema seats provided by the different cinema houses? 

                Plus 1 L1 Q23.png

                • A
                • B
                • C

                Which graph shows the relative popularity of different cinemas?

                Plus 1 L1 Q24.png

                • A
                • B
                • C

                What did Rosie and Mike realise about the two theatres?

                • A
                • B
                • C

                Which graph shows comparative attendance for cinema and theatre?

                Plus 1 L1 Q26.png



                • A
                • B
                • C

                Questions 27-30

                Section 4 : Questions 31-40

                Questions 31-32

                Complete the notes using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

                Main focus of lecture: the impact of 31 on the occurrence of dust storms.

                Two main types of impact:

                1. break up ground surface, e.g. off-road vehicle use
                2. remove protective plants, e.g. 32

                  Questions 33-36

                  Complete the table using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

                  Name of area


                  USA ‘dust bowl’

                  Caused by mismanagement of farmland

                  Decade renamed the 33

                  West Africa

                  Steady rise in dust storms over 20-year period


                  Worst dust clouds arise from 34

                  Dust deposits are hazardous to 35


                  Increased wind erosion has occurred along with long-term 36


                    Questions 37-40

                    Complete the flow chart using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

                    Drying-up of Aral Sea

                    Intensive 37 in Central Asian Republics
                    Drop in water in major tributaries
                    Total volume of water in lake reduced by 38
                    Increase in wind-blown material
                    Lake has increased its 39
                    Serious effects on 40 nearby