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Master IELTS General Training Volume 5

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Published on: 05 Aug 2019

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Reading Practice Test 2

Answer Keys:

  • 1 correct fee
  • 2 enrolment form
  • 3 call you back
  • 4 one week
  • 5 VAT
  • 6 insufficient enrolments
  • 7 2/two
  • 8 beautiful landscaped garden
  • 9 one week
  • 10 provided
  • 11 fishing
  • 12 the sea
  • 13 babies
  • 14 parking
  • 15 TRUE
  • 16 FALSE
  • 17 FALSE
  • 18 FALSE
  • 19 NOT GIVEN
  • 20 FALSE
  • 21 C
  • 22 E
  • 23 A
  • 24 D
  • 25 F
  • 26 A
  • 27 B
  • 28 30/thirty
  • 29 cities overseas
  • 30 various skills
  • 31 wages
  • 32 (primitive) labor union
  • 33 (white) mulberry leaves
  • 34 world depression
  • 35 investment clubs
  • 36 TRUE
  • 37 NOT GIVEN
  • 38 FALSE
  • 39 FALSE
  • 40 NOT GIVEN

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Review & Explanations:

Section 1: Questions 1-14

Questions 1-6

Complete the sentences below.

Choose NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER from the passage for each answer.

Write your answers in boxes 1-6 on your answer sheet.

If you decide to book in person don't forget to bring your photo, form, and 1

If you decide to pay by post you can find the 2 online.

If you are having problems booking over the phone we can 3

Regardless of how you book do it a minimum of 4 before.

All of the courses are free from 5

6 is the only reason we would provide a full refund.

  • 1 Answer: correct fee
  • Keywords in Questions

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    Q1: If you decide to book in person don't forget to bring your photo, form,

    In person

    Call into the Adult Education

    Centre bringing with you:

    ● your enrolment form

    ● the correct fee (you can make payment by credit/debit card, cheque or cash)

    ● passport size photo

    Note

    From the passage, we can conclude that booking in person needs the photo, form and correct fee. Therefore, the answer for Q1 is correct fee

  • 2 Answer: enrolment form
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    Q2: If you decide to pay by post you can find the ………. online.

    Print out the enrolment form provided online.

    Note

    From the passage, we can see that in order to pay by post we can print out the enrolment form online. Therefore, that answer for Q2 is enrolment form

  • 3 Answer: call you back
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    Q3: If you are having problems booking over the phone we can……

    If the phone is engaged please keep trying or leave a message for us to call you back.

    Note

    In the passage, it is said that if the phone is engaged (having problems when booking over the phone), keep trying or leave a message for them to call you back. Therefore, the answer for Q3 is call you back

  • 4 Answer: one week
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    Q4: Regardless of how you book do it a minimum of ……before.

    Remember to book your course at least one week before the start date.

    Note

    From the passage, we conclude that you have to book the course a minimum of one week before. Therefore, the answer for Q4 is one week

  • 5 Answer: VAT
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    Q5: All of courses are free from…….

    The course fees are printed with the course
    details and are exempt from VAT

    Note

    In the passage, “exempt from” is used as a synonym of “free from”. Therefore, the answer for Q5 is VAT

  • 6 Answer: insufficient enrolments
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    Q6: ……… is the only reason we would provide a full refund.

    A full refund of course fees will only be made if a class does not start or closes due to insufficient enrolments.

    Note

    From the passage, we can get that only if a class does not start or closes due to insufficient enrolments they would provide a full refund. Therefore, the answer for Q6 is insufficient enrolments

Questions 7-14

Complete the summary below.

Choose NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER from the passage for each answer.

Write your answers in boxes 7-14 on your answer sheet.

Glen Cottage

Despite only accommodating 7  you also have use of a 8 where you can sit in a private summerhouse and enjoy looking at the ponds, shrubs, and plants.

Tregonning

You really need to go for more than 9 as there is so much to do here. You don’t really need to take anything with you as everything is 10 . If you like 11 then this is the best place to be.

Trevarrow

Of the three cottages it is the closest to 12 and is the only place where you can take 13 but there is no 14 .

  • 7 Answer: 2/two
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    Q7: Despite only accommodating…….

    Glen Cottage

     

    Accomodation

    up to 2 people

    Note

    From the table of Glen Cottage, we can see that accommodation is for up to 2 people. Therefore, the answer for Q7 is 2/two

  • 8 Answer: beautiful landscaped garden
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    Q8: you also have use of a…………where you can sit in a private summerhouse and enjoy looking at the ponds, shrubs, and plants.

    The owners, who live in the thatched cottage nearby, are very friendly and permit the use of their beautiful landscaped garden. This has some fabulous ponds, shrubs and plants, and guests have the use of a private summerhouse.

    Note

    From the passage, because the owners permit the use of their their beautiful landscaped garden which has ponds, shrubs and plants, and guests have the use of a private summerhouse; therefore, the answer for Q8 is beautiful landscaped garden

  • 9 Answer: one week
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    Q9: You really need to go for more than …….. as there is so much to do here.

    One week is too short!

    Note

    In the review part of Tregonning, the guest says that one week is too short, which implies that you need to go for more than one week. Therefore, the answer for Q9 is one week

  • 10 Answer: provided
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    Q10: You don’t really need to take anything with you as everything is …………

    It really is a home from home with everything we could possibly need provided.

    Note

    The reviewer says that everything they could possibly need was provided; which implies that you don’t really need to take anything with you. Therefore, the answer for Q10 is provided

  • 11 Answer: fishing
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    Q11: If you like ……. then this is the best place to be.

    There are three coves that are easy to walk to from the property. Mullion harbour is a delightful example of a Cornish fishing community.

    Note

    The reviewer says that Mullion harbour is a delightful example of a Cornish fishing community, which suggests us that this is the best place to be if you like fishing. Therefore, the answer is fishing

  • 12 Answer: the sea
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    Q12: Of the three cottages it is the closest to……...

    Distance to the sea

    Note

    From the question, we can guess that it mentions the distance. From 3 cottages’ table, we can see the distance to the sea of three of them. Trevarrow is far from the sea less than 100 yards, the closet distance to the sea; therefore, the answer for Q12 is the sea

  • 13 Answer: babies
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    Q13: is the only place where you can take ……

    Trevarrow

     

    Family

    children/babies OK

    Note

    We can notice in the text that Glen Cottage does not allow family to bring children, Tregonning does not accept family with children under 2’s (in other word, babies). Howerver, Trevarrow is the only place informing that babies are OK. Therefore, the answer for Q13 is babies

  • 14 Answer: parking
  • Keywords in Questions

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    Q14: but there is no ……

    Trevarrow

     

    Parking

    No

    Note

    We can conclude from the information table of Trevarrow that there is no parking. Therefore, the answer for Q14 is parking

Section 1

READING PASSAGE 1

How to Book a Course

Read the text below and answer Questions 1– 6.

If you are interested in joining any of our adult evening classes you can now book in a number of different ways.

Online

Search for course information online and enrol using our online form. Please upload a passport size photo and pay using any major credit card or PayPal.

In person

Call into the Adult Education

Centre bringing with you:

● your enrolment form

● the correct fee (you can make payment by credit/debit card, cheque or cash)

● passport size photo

By post

Print out the enrolment form provided online. Make cheques payable to Cornwall Council.

Please enclose:

● your enrolment form

● the correct tuition fee

● passport size photo and send to: Cornwall Council, Adult Education Centre, Room 308, Sedgemoor
Centre, Priory Road, St Austell, PL25 5AB 

Forms are also available at your local library

By phone

Ring our enquiry line number: 0898 - 275395

Please have your credit or debit card details ready:

● name of card holder

● card number (inc. last 3 digits on signature strip)

● expiry date

If the phone is engaged please keep trying or leave a message for us to call you back.

Remember to book your course at least one week before the start date.

Course fees

The course fees are printed with the course
details and are exempt from VAT.

Refunds

A full refund of course fees will only be made if a class does not start or closes due to insufficient enrolments. Refunds for other reasons are not generally given, but if a refund is granted there will be an administration charge of £5.00.

Flexible Learning Centres

Adult Education Centres can be found in six towns in Cornwall. Call in to your local Centre or phone for details of opening times and courses available.

Read the text below and answer Questions 7-14.

Holiday Cottages

Glen Cottage
Accommodationup to 2 people
Familyno children
Parking2 cars
Distance to the sea3 miles

Reviews: Lots of amazing walks. Fantastic scenery and lovely garden. The property was perfect. There is nothing I would have changed. There is ample parking in the driveway. The owners, who live in the thatched cottage nearby, are very friendly and permit the use of their beautiful landscaped garden. This has some fabulous ponds, shrubs and plants, and guests have the use of a private summerhouse.

Tregonning
Accommodationup to 3 people
Familyno under 2’s
Parking1 car
Distance to the seaLess than 1 mile

Reviews: Thank you for the welcome tray and the flowers. The best priced accommodation we have ever stayed in. One week is too short! It really is a home from home with everything we could possibly need provided. By far the best equipped, central, yet quiet. There are three coves that are easy to walk to from the property. Mullion harbour is a delightful example of a Cornish fishing community.

Trevarrow
Accommodationup to 6 people
Familychildren/babies OK
Parkingno
Distance to the seaLess than 100 yards

Reviews: This is a great property with a lot of original features, fantastic view, plus all mod cons. Trevarrow has stood above the beach looking out across the sheltered bay since the 1700's. Roadside parking can be found nearby or in the headland car park.

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