Listening Test 1 Part 1.1

PART 1 Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Apartments Facilities Other Information Cost
Rose Garden Apartments studio flat

Example: entertainment program: Greek Dancing

Blue Bay Apartments large salt-water swimming pool

just 1metres
from beach
near shops


2 Apartments

terrace watersports £490
The Grand

- Greek paintings
- 3

- overlooking 4
- near a supermarket and a disco

5 £

Questions 6-10

Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

                             GREEK ISLAND HOLIDAYS
Insurance Benefits Maximum Amount
Cancellation 6 £

£600. Additional benefit allows a 7 to travel to resort


Up to £1000. Depends on reason
Personal belongings Up to £3000; £500 for one 9

Name of Assistant Manager: Ben 10
Direct phone line: 081260 543216

Questions 11-13

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Winridge Forest Railway Park
11. Simon's idea for a theme park came from

12. When they started, the family decided to open the park only when

13. Since opening, the park has had

Questions 14-18

What is currently the main area of work of each of the following people?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to questions 14-18.

Area of work

A advertising
B animal care
C building
D educational links
E engine maintenance
F food and drink
G sales
H staffing


14. Simon (the speaker)

15. Liz

16. Sarah

17. Duncan

18. Judith

Questions 19 and 20

Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR TWO NUMBERS for each answer.

Feature Size Biggest Challenge Target Age Group
Railway 1.2 KM Making Tunnels Size
Go-Kart arena 19 Removing mounds on the track 20 year-olds


Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Study Skills Tutorial - Caroline McLachlan

Dissertation topic: the 21

- 22
- computer modelling

- lack of background information
- poor 23skills

Questions 24 and 30
Complete the table below.
Write TWO WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

Possible strategy Benefits Problems
peer group discussion increases 24 dissertations tend to contain  the  same 25

use the 26 service

provides structured program limited 27
consult study skills books are a good source of reference can be too 28

- use a card index
- read all notes 29
Next tutorial date:
- 30 January

PART 4 Questions 31-40

Questions 31 and 32

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

31. The owners of the underground house

32. What does the speaker say about the site of the house?

Questions 33-40

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

The Underground House
- Built-in the earth, with two floors
- The south-facing side was constructed of two layers of 33
- Photovoltaic tiles were attached
- A layer of foam was used to improve the 34 of the building

Special features
- To increase the light, the building has many internal mirrors and 35
- In future, the house may produce more 36 than it needs

- Recycled wood was used for the 37 of the house
- The system for processing domestic 38 is organic

Environmental issues
- The use of large quantities of 39 in construction was environmentally harmful
- But the house will have paid its 'environmental debt' within 40

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