Practice Test 12

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In Listening Test 12, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a conversation between Jane and Sally discussing Jane’s preparations to go on a tour abroad.

Section 2 is a monologue given to students on going to study in England.

Section 3 is a conversation between 2 TV hosts from a programme talking about taking notes from lectures.

Section 4 is a monologue given to some parents of children with disabilities about some therapy.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Answer the following question in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

Where has Jane decided to go on her holiday?

Example: Southeast Asia

Q. 1-4

Answer the following questions.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

1 What does Jane have to be back in time for? ____________

2 What project will Jane do while on her vacation? ____________

3 What helped Jane make enough money for her trip? ____________

4 What award does Jane’s father have? ____________

Q. 5

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

5 Sally says free air tickets can normally only be used on flights with ____________

Q. 6 and 7

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

What two tropical illnesses does Sally mention?

6 ____________

7 ____________

Q. 8 and 9

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 8-9 on your answer sheet

8 Jane is sure she will visit ____________

A West and East Malaysia

B Singapore and Vietnam

C Singapore and Indonesia

9 How does Jane intend to travel around?

A Bus and train in the cities

B Rental boat

C Bicycle

Q. 10

Answer the question in ONE WORD.

10 What is the name of Jane’s brother? ____________

Section 2

Question 11-20

Q. 11-13

Complete the following sentences.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The speaker says university residences are expensive but 11 ____________He also says it is usually best to try to live in a 12 ___________with at least one
13 ____________

Q. 14-16

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

List three things that new students looking for accommodation should do.

14 ____________

15 ____________

16 ____________

Q. 17 and 18

-Choose TWO correct answers A-F and write them next to 17-18 on your answer sheet

The speaker says ____________

A some studio flats have kitchens.

B a few estate agents act as rental agents for landlords.

C a current account is best for paying utility bills.

D standing orders cannot be used to pay the rent.

E car insurance is not optional in the UK.

F student unions are allowed to recommend insurance companies.

Q. 19 and 20

Answer each question in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS

19 What branch of the British government issues work permits to foreign students? ____________

20 What types of work can foreign students sponsored by a long-term UK resident do? ____________

Section 3

Question 21-30

Q. 21 and 22

Choose TWO correct answers A-E and write them next to 21-22 on your answer sheet

A Rick says most students don’t take notes.

B Rita says most students don’t use notes properly.

C Rick asks if listening closely is more important than note-taking.

D Rita says different things work better for different people.

E Rick says the research began in the 1920s.

Q. 23 and 24

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

23 What is the key to the usefulness of notes? ____________

24 What does Prof. Howe say contributes to remembering information? ____________

Q. 25

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

25 Rita reads a sentence that says using information is improved if note-taking is combined with ____________

Q. 26-30

Compute the table below. 

Write the appropriate Utters, A-F against Questions 26-30.

Activity Effect
Putting information in different geometric figures 26 ____________
Thinking about relationships between facts 27 ____________
High-level information processing 28 ____________
Reorganizing notes while reviewing 29 ____________
Taking notes word for word 30 ____________

A improves comprehension

B inhibits high-level information processing

C changes the organization of notes

D has no effect on the most successful student

E improves test scores

F enhances reorganization of notes

Section 4

Question 31-40

Q. 31-33 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

What three physical qualities is the therapist looking at in the child in the swimming pool?

31 ____________

32 ____________

33 ____________

Q. 34

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for your answer.

34 Name a medical establishment that is not far from Dr Roberts’ hospital ____________

Q. 35 and 36

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

In addition to a degree, in what other activities must a candidate participate to become a certified recreational therapist?

35 ____________

36 ____________

Q. 37 and 38

Complete the table below. 

Write the appropriate letters, A-E against Questions 37 and 38.

Therapeutic activity Target problems
Sibling play 37 ____________
Physical play 38 ____________

A Lack of physical skills

B Fear of surgery

C Aggression

D Understanding upcoming surgery

E Poor functioning

Q. 39-40

Complete the following sentences.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

39 Problem-solving is part of functioning ____________

40 Disabled children are being treated by more and more ____________  nowadays.

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Section 1

1. new term
2. recycling
3. waitress job
4. frequent flyer
5. empty seats
6. yellow fever
7. malaria
8. C
9. B
10. Dave

Section 2

11. Convenient
12. co-op house
13. native speaker
14. arriving early
15. to the housing office
16. chatting with people
17. C
18. E
19. Home Office
20. any sort

Section 3

21. C
22. D
23. reviewing notes
24. note- writing
25. critical thinking
26. F
27. C
28. A
29. E
30. B

Section 4

31. balance
32. leg motion range
33. lower body strength
34. St James
35. a formal internship
36. a certification examination
37. C
38. E
39. cognitive
40. animal-assisted therapy