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Time: 40 min
Listen to the instructions for each part of the paper carefully, answer all the questions.

There are four parts to the test.
Each question carries one mark
You will hear each piece twice
For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.


You will hear three differents extracts. For questions 1-6, choose the answer A, B, or C which fits best according to what you hear. There are two questions for each extract.

Extract One

You hear two students talking about a work-experience scheme they took part in.
1 Why does the girl regret her choice of company?

2 They both think that the work-experience scheme has

Extract Two

You hear part of a discussion programme in which two journalists are talking about the world's wetlands.
3 What does the man think about wetlands?

4 What is the woman doing?

5 What point is she making about the photo?

6 As a result of looking at the photo, she realises that


You will hear a chemical engineering student called Jack Byers talking about his course and a research project he took part in during his summer vacation. For questions 7-14 complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.



7-Complete the sentence

Jack says it was his special interest in the issue of  that led him to choose his degree subject.

8-Complete the sentence

Jack thinks he'll be reluctant to work in the    industry in the future, due to his interest in conservation.

9-Complete the sentence

Jack hopes that his future work will help various    to be processed in a better way.

10-Complete the sentence

Jack says that people sometimes mistake pieces of plastic on beaches for   

11-Complete the sentence

Jack says that plastic on beaches which is    in colour has usually been in the sea longest

12-Complete the sentence

Jack uses the term      plastics when talking about the kind of items he thinks should be eliminated.

13-Complete the sentence

Jack thought that part of a    was the most interesting piece of rubbish he found during the project.

14-Complete the sentence

While cleanning the beach, Jack was asked to examine the    which was tying ont the sand.


You will hear part of an interview with two sports psychologists called Tessa Paine and Ryan Moss. For questions 15-20 choose the answer (A,B,C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15- Tessa feels that it's important to teach runners meditation strategies because these

16- Ryan believes that many kids in the USA stop participating in sport because

17- When asked about elite high- school programmes, Ryan reveals that he's

18- What has Tessa learned through her own experience of running races?

19- What is the focus of Tessa's recent book on sports psychology?

20- Tessa and Ryan agree that a real chanpion is someone who


You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking abouyt evening courses they attended.
While you listen you must complet both tasks

TASK ONE                                                                           TASK TWO
For questions 21-25, choose from the list               For questions 26-30, choose  from 

(A-H) , each speaker's main reason for                 (A-H)  what surprised each speaker                                                     attending the course.                                                      about the course they did.                

task one                              task two
21- Speaker 1

22- Speaker 2

23- Speaker 3

24- Speaker 4

25- Speaker 5

26- Speaker 1

27- Speaker 2

28- Speaker 3

29- Speaker 4

30- Speaker 5

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