Practice Test 24

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In Listening Test 24, you will hear 4 audio recordings. You’re supposed to answer questions 1-40 based on these recordings.

Section 1 is a conversation between a customer and a travel agent.

Section 2 is a monologue on the tenancy agreement and legalities.

Section 3 is a conversation between a professor and a student about a project.

Section 4 is a presentation on scholarship and funding.

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Section 1

Question 1-10

Q. 1-4

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

1 On which day and date does the woman want to fly to Toronto?____________

2 What class does the woman want to fly in? ____________

3 What is the lowest price for a ticket on the days the customer has chosen? ____________

4 What do the ticket prices include? ____________

Q. 5-8

Complete the following information about the flight times, using NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A TIME for each gap.

Airline Outward flight Return flight Stopover
Air Canada Vancouver
Qantas 6_____
Pacific Los Angeles

Q. 9 and 10

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

9 What is the customer’s full name? ____________

10 Which company does she work for? ____________

 

Section 2

Question 11-20

Q. 11-14

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

11 A tenancy agreement is a ____________ between the tenant and the landlord.

12 An assured shorthold tenancy means that your landlord cannot ask you to leave without a good reason during the ____________

13 Tenants should keep a ____________ of the tenancy agreement.

14  ____________ is a list of all the items in the property.

Q. 15-17

Decide which THREE of the following statements about deposits are correct and write the appropriate letters on your answer sheet in any order.

A They are special to England.

B They are generally equal to one month’s rent.

C They can be used instead of one month’s rent.

D They can cover unpaid bills when you leave the accommodation.

E They can cover the cost of damage to furniture.

F They are not payable when you use an accommodation agency.

G They can cover the legal costs of tenancy disputes.

Q. 18-20

Decide which are THREE ways a landlord can legally evict a tenant (other than an excluded tenant) and write the appropriate letters on your answer sheet in any order.

A By moving into the property.

B By moving a member of his/her family into the property.

C By applying to your educational institution for your eviction.

D By waiting until the tenancy agreement expires.

E By giving you notice that you have to leave.

F By giving you at least 4 weeks’ written notice that you have to leave.

G By getting a court to issue an order for you to leave.

H By contacting a law centre or the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Section 3

Question 21-30

Q. 21-25

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

21 What did Klara originally want to do her project on?____________

22 Where can Klara read about housing prices every day? ____________

23Which facilities might influence housing prices? ____________

24 What did Klara’s friend suggest including information on? ____________

25 Where could Klara get such information from? ____________

Q. 26-30

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each gap.

26 In the middle part, Klara needs to use a ____________

27 The professor suggests ____________ of the bibliography.

28 The professor suggests that headings are ____________

29 Klara has to finish the project in ____________

30 The last thing Klara needs to do before giving the professor her project is ____________

Section 4

Question 31-40

Q. 31-33

Complete the following information about British Education Scholarships, using NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/OR NUMBER for each gap.

British Education Scholarships

• available to all overseas students

• for students at 31____________ level

• 2,000 awarded each year

• full award, 32____________award, or partial award

• worth up to 33____________

Q. 34 and 35

Answer the following questions about Commonwealth Scholarships, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

34 Where should you apply for this scholarship? ____________

35 How much is each scholarship worth? ____________

Q. 36-38

Complete the following information about Foreign Office Scholarships, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

Foreign Office Scholarships

• awarded jointly by the Foreign Office and HE institutions

•usually awarded for 36____________

•not employed by the government or 37____________

•course must be in the field of 38____________

Q. 39 and 40

Answer the following questions about Overseas Students Research Awards, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

39 What is covered by these awards? ____________

40 Which organization provides these awards? ____________

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Section 1

1. Thursday 16th
2. business
3. $3,200
4. taxes and surcharges
5. 13:45/1:45 p.m
6. Vancouver
7. 18:15/6:15p.m
8. 22:25/10:25 p.m
9. Mary – Anne Reece
10. ABC Stocks

Section 2

11. written legal agreement
12. first six months
13. copy
14. An inventory
15. B
16. D
17. E
18. D
19. F
20. G

Section 3

21. voting patterns
22. (in the) newspapers
23. schools
24. Crime rates/ statistics
25. (the) police
26. uniform approach
27. changing the formal
28. short
29. a/1 month
30. (final) proofreading

Section 4

31. postgraduate
32. fees-only
33. £20,000
34. British Council office
35. £5,000 – £ 15,000
36. taught postgraduate course
37. (an) international organisation
38. development
39. fees
40. Ministry of Education