Cambridge 19 Listening test 1

Part 1

Questions 1 to 10
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Hinchingbrooke Country Park

The park

Area: 1 hectares
Habitats: wetland, grassland and woodland
Wetland: lakes, ponds and a 2
Wildlife includes birds, insects and animals

Subjects studied in educational visits include

Science: Children look at 3 about plants, etc.
Geography: includes learning to use a 4 and compass
History: changes in land use
Leisure and tourism: mostly concentrates on the park’s 5
Music: Children make 6 with natural materials, and experiment with rhythm and speed.

Benefits of outdoor educational visits

They give children a feeling of 7 that they may not have elsewhere.
Children learn new 8 and gain self-confidence.

Practical issues

Cost per child: 9 £
Adults, such as 10 , free


Questions 11 to 15
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Stanthorpe Twinning Association

11 During the visit to Malatte, in France, members especially enjoyed

12 What will happen in Stanthorpe to mark the 25th anniversary of the Twinning Association?

13 Which event raised most funds this year?

14 For the first evening with the French visitors host families are advised to

15 On Saturday evening there will be the chance to

Questions 16–20

Label the map below.
Write the correct letter, A–H, next to Questions 16–20.

16 Farm shop
17 Disabled entry
18 Adventure playground
19 Kitchen gardens
20 The Temple of the Four Winds


Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters, A–E.
Which TWO things did Colin find most satisfying about his bread reuse project?

Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A–E.
Which TWO ways do the students agree that touch-sensitive sensors for food labels could be developed in future?

Questions 25 –30

What is the students’ opinion about each of the following food trends?
Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A–H, next to Questions 25–30.

A This is only relevant to young people.
B This may have disappointing results.
C This already seems to be widespread.
D Retailers should do more to encourage this.
E More fi nancial support is needed for this.
F Most people know little about this.
G There should be stricter regulations about this.
H This could be dangerous.

Food trends
25 Use of local products
26 Reduction in unnecessary packaging
27 Gluten-free and lactose-free food
28 Use of branded products related to celebrity chefs
29 Development of ‘ghost kitchens’ for takeaway food
30 Use of mushrooms for common health concerns


Questions 31 to 40
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Céide Fields

• an important Neolithic archaeological site in the northwest of Ireland


• In the 1930s, a local teacher realised that stones beneath the bog surface
were once 31 .
• His 32 became an archaeologist and undertook an
investigation of the site:
− a traditional method used by local people to dig for 33
was used to identify where stones were located
− carbon dating later proved the site was Neolithic.
• Items are well preserved in the bog because of a lack of 34 .

Neolithic farmers

• Houses were 35 in shape and had a hole in the roof.
• Neolithic innovations include:
− cooking indoors
− pots used for storage and to make 36 .
• Each fi eld at Céide was large enough to support a big 37 .
• The fi elds were probably used to restrict the grazing of animals – no
evidence of structures to house them during 38 .

Reasons for the decline in farming

• a decline in 39 quality
• an increase in 40

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