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Section 1 : Questions 1-10

Questions 1-10

You will hear a woman talking on the telephone to a man about a car he is selling.

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer

 Car for sale (Mini)

Example

Age of car: just under 13 years old

Colour: 1

Mileage: 2

Previous owner was a 3

Current owner has used car mainly for 4

Price: may accept offers from 5 £ 5  

(Note: 6 not due for 5 months) 

Condition: good (recently serviced)

Will need a new 7 soon

Minor problem with a 8

Viewing

Agreed to view the car on 9

Address: 238, 10 Road.

    Section 2 : Questions 11-20

    Questions 11-14

    You will hear part of a podcast for visitors to the popular holiday region called the Treloar Valley.

    Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

    11

    The Treloar Valley passenger ferry

    • A
    • B
    • C
    12

    What does the speaker say about the river cruise?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    13

    What information is given about train services in the area?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    14

    The ‘Rover’ bus ticket

    • A
    • B
    • C

    Questions 15-20

    Section 3 : Questions 21-30

    Questions 21-24

    You will hear two Geography students talking. An older student, called Howard, is giving advice to a younger student, called Joanne, on writing her dissertation. Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

    Advice on writing a dissertation

    21

    What does Howard say about the experience of writing his dissertation?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    22

    What is Joanne most worried about?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    23

    What does Howard say was his main worry a year previously?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    24

    What motivated Howard to start writing his dissertation?

    • A
    • B
    • C

    Questions 25-26

    Choose TWO letters, A-E.

    What TWO things does Howard advise Joanne to do in the first month of tutorials?

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E

      Questions 27-28

      Choose TWO letters, A-E.

      What TWO things does Howard say about library provision?

      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D
      • E

        Questions 29-30

        Choose TWO letters, A-E.

        What TWO things does Joanne agree to discuss with her tutor?

        • A
        • B
        • C
        • D
        • E
          Section 4 : Questions 31-40

          Questions 31-40

          You will hear a psychology undergraduate describing the research she is currently doing on expertise in creative writing.

          Complete the flow chart below.

          Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

          Expertise in creative writing

          Background - researcher had previously studied 31
          Had initial idea for research - inspired by a book (the 32  of a famous novelist).
          Posed initial question - why do some people become experts whilst others don't?
          Read expertise research in different fields.
          Avoided studies conducted in a 33 because too controlled.
          Most helpful studies-research into 34 e.g. waiting tables.
          Found participants: four true 35 in creative writing (easy to find) and four with extensive experience.
           Using ‘think aloud’ techniques, gathered 36 data from inexperienced writer.
          (During session - assistant made 37 recordings).
           Gathered similar data from experienced writers.
           Compared two data sets and generated a 38 for analysis
          (Identified five major stages in writing will be refined later).
           Got an expert 39 to evaluate the quality of the different products.
           Identified the most effective 40 of stages in producing text.

            End of the Test


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