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Practice Test 90

In the Listening Test 90, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

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

Section 2 is a lecture on international students and employments in the country.

Section 3 is a conversation among a group of people discussing the culture shock and how to overcome it.

Section 4 is a presentation on an online course.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4 

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

Name William Glass
Email 1____________________________
Date 26th February 2007
Occupation 2_______________________________
Age 29
Marital status 3__________________________________
Children no
Salary £ 4____________________- thousand/year

Questions 5-8

Write the appropriate letter on your answer sheet.

Current residence

Moving? 0 – 3 months 4-6 months

7-9 months

10 -12 months

over 12 months

5 Size

A

B

C

6 Ownership

A R

B O

C O

7 Future residence (cost)

A

B

C

D

E

8 Size (excl. garden)

A

B

C

Answer the following questions.

Write the appropriate letter(s) on your answer sheet.

NB More than one letter may be correct for each answer.

9 Which people/organizations are involved in the Haydon housing project?

A A private company

B The government

C A housing association

D Co-operatives

10 Which facilities will Mr. Glass use at the Haydon housing project?

A The cinema

B The shopping centre

C The golf course

D The fitness centre

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Question 11

11 What does EEA stand for?________________

Questions 12-16

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

Stamp Applies to Conditions
none EEA citizens none
restriction on working non-EEA citizens- course lasts more than 6 months 12__________ can work for a maximum of 20 hours per week unless work placement is an essential part of course.

Cannot run their own business or work as a professional sportsperson or entertainer.

Cannot hold a 13____________ position. but can do fulltime, short-term work during holidays.

Cannot automatically include 14_____________ as evidence of ability to support yourself financially.

prohibition on working non-EEA citizens- course lasts 6 months or less Not allowed to work at all.

May apply to have it changed.

If you can provide evidence that you will be 15____________ passport stamp will normally be changed.

Illegal to16___________ before getting stamp changed.

Questions 17-20

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

The spouse or child of a non-EEA student can work if they have a stamp that doesn’t 17_________________. However, they may not run 18_____________ Government 19_____________ on working after completion of your studies may change in the near future. Special rules apply to 20____________________.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23

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

21 Things that seem exciting and fascinating can later seem _____________ according to Ali and Jatinder.

22 Even people from cultures that are _____________ to that in the UK can suffer from culture shock.

23 Jatinder didn’t attend an _____________ because her parents wouldn’t let her go early.

Questions 24-26

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

24 Which member of the academic staff can help with culture shock, according to Ali?

25 What scheme does Jatinder talk about?

26 What does Ali say Katarina should do regarding her family?

Questions 27-30

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

27 The ___________________ may also have information about national or cultural groups outside the university.

28 Ali suggests that staying ____________________can help overcome culture shock.

29 Katarina decides to register at the__________________________.

30 For religious people, the student union has a register of _________________________.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-34

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

31 Which course is this one based on?

32 What doesn’t the course cover?

33 What two items does each participant receive?

34 Can non-professionals take the course?

Questions 35-36

Complete the notes on the benefits of the course using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

A quick insight into modem electronics emphasis on practical devices and systems assumes no 35______________ can function as a 36_____________ hands-on simulations certificate of completion.

Questions 37-40

Complete the following information on the course content using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Unit 1 37________________
Unit 2 Ohm’s Law
Unit 6 38____________ inductors and transformers
Unit 8 39_____________  Semiconductors
Unit 10 40_____________  and further applications

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Section 1

1  [email protected]
2 civil servant
3 single
4 24 – 36
5 A
6 B
7 B
8 B
9 A, B
10 A, B, D

Section 2

11 European Economic Area
12 During Term-time
13 permanent full -time
14 (your) earnings
15 on a placement
16 begin your placement
17 mention employment
18 their own business
19 policies
20 doctors, dentists, nurses

Section 3

21 strange and frightening
22 (very) similar
23 induction programme
24 personal tutor
25 buddy/ mentoring system
26 keep in touch/ contact
27 student union
28 healthy and active
29 (university) sports centre
30 places of worship

Section 4

31 Overview of Electronics
32 digital electronics
33 book CD-ROM
34 yes
35 prior knowledge
36 refresher course
37 Electronic systems
38 Magnetism
39 an introduction to
40 A review unit

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