Practice Test 84

In the Listening Test 84, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on those recordings.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a saleswoman.

Section 2 is a conversation between an interviewer and an interviewee.

Section 3 is a conversation among a group of people discussing the different types of learners and how to teach them.

Section 4 is a lecture on notes taking.


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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

Complete the following information about the cars available for rental using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR NUMBERS for each answer.

Name Size Miles per gallon Price*
IOTA Small 20 £23
COMBI Medium 17 £28.75
ROADSTER 1____________ 2______________ 3____________
*Prices include tax and 4_____________

Questions 5-7

Complete the following information using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR NUMBERS for each answer.


Name David 5_____________________
Company 6_____________________
Address 7_____________________ Arlington Close, Beddleton, Yorkshire.
Telephone 0676934888

Questions 8-10

Complete the following sentences.

8 In the car, there is a _____________and a torch.

9 The registration number of the car is_______________.

10 The car uses a______________ locking system.

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

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

11 How did the traveler hear about New York?

12 How many times had the traveler flown by plane?

13 What surprised the traveler about New York’s airport?

14 What happened in London?

Questions 15-17

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

15 The traveler liked the different kinds of______________________

16 Things that the traveler didn’t like in New York were the_____________________

17 From the flat, the traveler could see the___________________

Questions 18-20

Choose the correct answer or answers from A-D. Write answers next to 18-20 on your answer sheet.

18 The traveler found New Yorkers to be

A kind.

B rude.

C pushy.

D helpful.

19 Which people showed the traveler around New York?

A Her friend.

B Her friends.

C Her friends’ neighbors.

D Strangers.

20 What events did the traveler see?

A A chess tournament.

B The Feast of San Gennaro.

C The Annual African American Day Parade.

D Richmond County Fair.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24

Complete the notes on how to teach kind esthetic learners using only ONE word for each gap.

21 Gestures-especially _____________ones.

22 Spell out words in the_____________.

23 Put _______________on board and students label it.

24 Students ______________out words and others guess them.

Questions 25-27

Complete the following sentences about visual learners using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

25 Flash cards can be different colors according to the____________________.

26 Students can ____________________words In texts and ask their partners for meanings.

27 Lastly, Tina points out that ____________________can be used.

Questions 28-30

Complete the summary on auditory learners using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

Students listen to a 28_________________ and draw what they hear or the teacher could describe a picture and the teacher and students can see whose picture was closest to the original.

Each student gets a flashcard and holds up their card when the 29__________ is used in a song, poem or story. Students add a sentence to a story, including the word on their flashcard.

The teacher gives the students lyrics with some words replaced by 30____________ words. Students listen to the song and make corrections.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Complete the following sentences according to the information given by the tutor.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

31 Note taking improves your ability to ________________on what the speaker says.

32 Note taking allows you to get a _________________of the material being presented.

33 There are many ways of taking notes, but they must allow you to________________ contained in them and connect them together.

Questions 34-38

Complete the following notes according to the information given by the tutor.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Title of lecture:                                             Write it down 34__________________

Direct signal                                                   For example 35______________ you get this down.”

Indirect signal                                               Pausing. Speaking slowly, loudly. Using stress.

Repetition                                                      36________________ and add new information.

Book recommendation                            Tutor usually 37_______________ reading whole book.

General advice                                             Avoid repetition 38________________ obvious points.

Summarize important ideas.

Questions 39-40

Complete the following notes on recommended books. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Title Author Suggested unit
39____________ Tony Lynch 6 and 12
Learning to Study in English Brian Heaton and Don Dunmore 40________________


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Section 1

1 medium
2 17
3 31.05
4 insurance
5 Browne
6 Hectrix Electronics
7 Unit2/Two
8 first aid kit
9 K758 SMD
10 central

Section 2

11 (from) friends
12 none/never/0
13 a lot of foreigners
14 (they) changed planes
15 buildings and monument
16 crowds (and) (bad) weather
17 ocean
18 A, D (in either order)
19 C
20 B, D (in either order)

Section 3

21 finger
22 air
23 poster
24 act
25 part(s) of speech
26 highlight
27 spider diagrams
28 dictation
29 word or phrase
30 rhyming

Section 4

31 concentrate
32 deeper understanding
33 reproduce the ideas
34 in full
35 Make sure
36 Go back
37 doesn’t suggest
38 Omit
39 Study Listening
40 5, 10 (in either order)

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