Practice Test 105


In the Listening Test 105, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a conversation between a visa officer and an applicant.

Section 2 is a monologue on how to keep out burglars and keep your home safe.

Section 3 is a conversation between 2 people about the commands of training dogs.

Section 4 is a lecture given by Dr. Jespersen, about children’s language acquisition.


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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The applicant wants to apply for a visa to Australia (Example)


Name: Kelly 1_______________
Address: 106 2______________ , Hawaii.
Nationality: 3_______________
Age: 4_______________
Marital status: 5_______________

Questions 6-8

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or , and write answers next to 6-8 on your answer sheet.

6 According to the applicant, who lives in Australia?

A His cousin.

B His uncle.

C His sister-in-law.

7 The applicant wants to visit Australia because he wants to

A do some travelling.

B develop his business.

C work.

8 The applicant can have a visa for

A 6 months.

B 12 months.

C 30 days.

Questions 9-10

Complete the sentences below.


9 The applicant must go to the visa office between _________________ and _____________________.

10 What two things must the applicant take to the visa office? _______________ and ___________________.

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Complete the table below.



Don’ts Do’s
How to secure the window 11____________ during the night Use a 12____________ for your window.

If you are beyond the earshot of your neighbors, install (Example) a plexiglass sheet.

How to secure the door Open the door to anyone


Install a 13___________ in the front door

Prepare a stepping ladder or stepping box for the kids.

How to secure your valuables Leave them where they can be seen 15____________ Make a valuables 16____________

Engrave your valuables.

Questions 17-18

Circle the correct letter, A, B, or C, and write answers next 17-18 on your answer sheet.

17 To ensure safety in your courtyard, you should install a light _______

A near the door.

B near each of your windows.

C somewhere high out of reach.

18 Why is there a need to trim hedges or bushes in your courtyard?

A Because they may be used by burglars as good hiding places.

B Because they do not help in creating an occupancy illusion.

C Because they may block the views from the windows or peepholes.

Questions 19-20

Choose TWO letters, A-E , and write answers next to 19-20 on your answer sheet.

What may help in creating an occupancy illusion when one is on vacation?

A Turn on your TV all day long.

B Ask a neighbor to park in your driveway.

C Close all your shades.

D Unlock your garage door.

E Have someone house*sit your home.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Forms of dog training Examples
Obedience training
  • sit
  • 21__________________
Spoken training
  • 22__________________
Guard training
  • patrol
  • 23_________________
Attack training
  • knock someone down
  • 24__________________
Search training
  • 25__________________

Questions 26-30

Write the appropriate letters A-C next to 26- 30 on your answer sheet.

According to the speakers, for which the following kinds of training most useful?

Small dogs                         A

Intelligent dogs                B

Large dogs                         C

Example    Answer
Obedience training B
Physical training 26_________________
Search training 27_________________
Attack training 28_________________
Barking 29_________________
Biting 30_________________

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31 -33

Complete the table below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Features of the Research on How Children Learn to Speak

People have an 31_________________ in children’s learning.

32______________ It leads us to a greater understanding of language.

33______________ Researchers encounter great difficulties.

Questions 34-36

Complete the notes below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Discussing Topics of the 1st Part of the Talk

Start by talking about 34______________ with the use of diaries, recordings and tests included, then discuss 35______________, which includes: speech in infants under one year-children become aware of their own language; speech in children under 5 years – their linguistic 36______________ becomes possible.

Questions 37-40

Complete the notes below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The focus of the 2nd Part of the Talk

A review of 37______________ to development of linguistic skills including teaching 38______________ language and 39______________.

And also some thoughts about approaches to develop children’s awareness of 40______________.


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Section 1

1 Okamura
2 Kingstone Street
3 Japanese
4 32
5 Married
6 C
7 B
8 A
9 Monday and Friday
10 Photos and Passport

Section 2

11 Leave windows open
12 Pickproof locking device
13 Peephole
14 you don’t know
15 from the window
16 inventory
17 C
18 A
19 B, E (in either order)
20 B, E (in either order)

Section 3

21 stay
22 speak
23 bark
24 bite
25 sniff
26 C
27 B
28 C
29 A
30 B

Section 4

31 interest
32 important
33 complex
34 research methods
35 (language) learning process
36 (terms)analysis
37 educational approaches
38 spoken
39 reading
40 writing/written language

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