Cambridge Listening 16 Test 3

PART 1 : Questions 1–10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


The course focuses on skills and safety

-  Charlie would be placed in Level 5.

-  First of all, children at this level are taken to practise in a 1.


-  Instructors wear 2.  shirts.

-  A 3.  is required and training is given.


-  The size of the classes is limited.

-  There are quiet times during the morning for a 4.  or a game.

-  Classes are held even if there is 5.

What to bring

-  a change of clothing

-  a 6.

-  shoes (not sandals)

-  Charlie’s 7.

Day 1

-  Charlie should arrive at 9.20 am on the first day.

-  Before the class, his 8.  will be checked.

-  He should then go to the 9.  to meet his class instructor.


-  The course costs 10. $ per week.

PART 2 : Questions 11–20

Questions 11 and 12

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

According to Megan, what are the TWO main advantages of working in the agriculture and horticulture sectors?

Questions 13 and 14

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO of the following are likely to be disadvantages for people working outdoors?

Questions 15-20

What information does Megan give about each of the following job opportunities?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 15-20.


A   not a permanent job

B   involves leading a team

C   experience not essential

D   intensive work but also fun

E   chance to earn more through overtime

F   chance for rapid promotion

G   accommodation available

H   local travel involved

Job opportunities

15.  Fresh food commercial manager

16.  Agronomist

17.  Fresh produce buyer

18.  Garden centre sales manager

19.  Tree technician

20.  Farm worker

PART 3 : Questions 21-30

Questions 21 and 22

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO points does Adam make about his experiment on artificial sweeteners?

Questions 23 and 24

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO problems did Rosie have when measuring the fat content of nuts?

Questions 25-30

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

25. Adam suggests that restaurants could reduce obesity if their menus

26. The students agree that food manufacturers deliberately

27. What does Rosie say about levels of exercise in England?

28. Adam refers to the location and width of stairs in a train station to illustrate

29. What do the students agree about including reference to exercise in their presentation?

30. What are the students going to do next for their presentation?

PART 4 : Questions 31–40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Hand knitting

Interest in knitting

-  Knitting has a long history around the world.

-  We imagine someone like a 31.  knitting.

-  A 32.  ago, knitting was expected to disappear.

-  The number of knitting classes is now increasing.

-  People are buying more 33.  for knitting nowadays.

Benefits of knitting

-  gives support in times of 34.  difficulty

-  requires only 35.  skills and little money to start

-  reduces stress in a busy life

Early knitting

-  The origins are not known.

-  Findings show early knitted items to be 36.  in shape.

-  The first needles were made of natural materials such as wood and 37.

-  Early yarns felt 38.  to touch.

-  Wool became the most popular yarn for spinning.

-  Geographical areas had their own 39.  of knitting.

-  Everyday tasks like looking after 40. were done while knitting.

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