Practice Test 60

In Listening Test 60, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on what you hear.

Section 1 is a conversation between a new student and an assistant at the Student Union about membership.

Section 2 is a monologue by a library assistant talking about the library she works in.

Section 3 is a conversation between two students discussing presenting a paper at an architecture conference.

Section 4 is a lecture on the current and future use of mobile phones.


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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-6

Complete the form below.


Student Union Registration Form

Name: Stefan Unger

Degree programme: 1______________

Department: 2___________________

Leisure activities: 3_________________

Language(s) (apart from English): 4_____________

Type of accommodation: 5_______________

Contact number: 6______________

Questions 7-10

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

7 When can students use the photocopier?

8 Where are events usually held?

9 Which Union officer is responsible for van hire?

10 What will Union members be able to get a discount on?


Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Label the plan below.

Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter A – G next to Questions 11-15 on your answer sheet.

A Arts section

B Computers

C Languages section

D Law

E Magazines

F Science

G Study desks

Questions 16-20

Complete the notes below.


Library system:

Maximum borrowing period 16____________________

Renew books in person or by 17____________________

Overdue charge 18__________________________

Unavailable books: complete 19________________________

Extra services 20_____________________

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-28

Complete the flow-chart below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Questions 29-30

Choose TWO letters, A-E. Write answers next to 29-30 on your answer sheet.

Which TWO things does Kirsten plan to do to prepare her conference paper?

A read another student’s thesis

B collect more data

C talk to some postgraduates

D contact a Professor at another university

E inspect a building site

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Mobile phones now have the technology to

send 31_____________________________of where the sender is.

watch 32_______________________in real-time.

send 33_______________________- with texts.

inform students about lectures which are 34_________________________________

transfer 35____________________________ to a computer.

Questions 36-40

Write the correct letter, A, B, or C next to Questions 36-40 on your answer sheet.

Which group of people are the main users of mobile phones for the following purposes?

A women

B men

C men and women

Ways of Using Mobile Phones

36 to access information _____________________

37 to stay in touch __________________________

38 for business__________________________

39 to store personal photos _______________________

40 as a camera ________________________


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Section 1

1 postgraduate
2 engineering
3 computer games
4 German
5 (in) Hall/hall
6 0295069003
7 (in the) mornings
8 Round Theatre
9 Transport Secretary
10 newspapers

Section 2

11 E
12 A
13 G
14 D
15 B
16 6/ six weeks
17 email
18 £1.50
19 yellow form
20 ordering

Section 3

21 (the) website/internet
22 (the) length
23 current
24 format
25 Events Officer
26 changes/revisions
27 technical
28 brochure
29 (in any order) B, E
30 (in any order) B, E

Section 4

31 (a) map
32 (television/TV) news
33 music
34 cancelled
35 data
36 B
37 C
38 C
39 A
40 B

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