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Eileen Shaw on the joys of
An ordlnary Ilight lasts about on hour and a half and con reach over 1,000 metres. The cos! of a flighl covers four hours and includes a certificate for lirst-time flyers. The important point is that you don'l just tum up and climb on board. You are Invited to lake on active parl, so before the Ilight you spend aboul 45 minutes helping to inHote the balloon and getting to know II. ballooning

You are going to read an article about hot air balioans. Choose the most suitable heading from the list A-I for each part (1-7) of the article. There is one extra heading which you do not need to use. There is an example at the beginning (O). Mark your answers on the separate

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Involving balloon passengers Qualifying as a balloon flyer The price ot balIoans Balioans tor spec/al occasions The joy ot achievement Restrictions on passengers Flying your ballaon: practical consideratlons The superiority ot balioans The /nventors' expectations

Mostly it's about hol air - for without that, balloons are iustbig empty bags with baskets on the bottom. The Monlgolfier brothers had great hopes when they made the first manned flighl. They thoughl balloons would take off as a viable means of commercial flighl. Instead, they have remained Ihe province of sport, adventure and enjoymenl.

Modern balloons are a lot more sophisticaled than their ancestors, but they still relain the essential characteristics which makes them so attractive. A piane is claustrophobic and very noisy. Balloons are so gentle and majestic and silent when the bumer's not working. 'It's the most marvellous form ol avialion,' says Chris Boyd, managing director of Hot Air Bal/oons.

At the end ol the trip, passengers are served with champagne and nibbles. Champagne is traditional after balloon Hights. 'Most people are very happy thot Ihey hove done it because they mighl have been a bil onxious before they set out, so they are glad to celebrote the experience,' he says.


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Read the text quickly tor general understanding. You only need to understand the main point ot each paragraph. Don't worry if you don't understand every word.

Read each paragraph, decide what the main point is, then find the best heading. Be carefulthe headingswon't use the same words as the text. When you have read at! the paragraphs, go back and check your answers.

Hot Air Bo/loons oHers balloon trips suited to the requirements of customers, with unlimited possibilities. Celebrations are high on the list of reasons for booking a balloon flighl. 'Birthdays, anniversaries, we even had a couple who wanled to get married during the Hight, but we told them that wouldn't be allowed,' says Chris.

So, taking a trip is one pleasure, but who t if you lancy owning your own balioon? First, you will need a balloon licence. To get a licence you can train with a compony like Hot Air Bo//oons and do 16 hours' flying with on instructor. Then you have to lake written exoms in the technical ospects of the balloon and other subiects.

Paragraph 3: This reters to rules and Hmitations. Can you find a simitar phrase in theheadings? Paragraph 7: Whois this advice tor? Heading A: What does 'involving' mean? Participate? Heading S: 'Qualitying'suggests you need to take exams. Which paragraph mentions this? Heading H: This heading suggests comparison. In which paragrajYhare balloons compared to other means ot transport? '.

He takes parties of four to twelve, the maximum number allowed, and there is no age limit at the upper end - he has had a 92-year-old customer. The only other rule is thot you have to be at least one metre tall, so smali children are not allowed on board. This is because Ihe side ol the baskeis is adult chest height and youngsters might be tempted to climb up to Iook oul.


When you own aba110on, you will need a troiler to store il and tow It to the lounch site and someone to follow you to plck you up when you land. You may need a landowner's permission to start yóur flight, but it is possible to starl from a very large garden. You can reod 011obout how to get started in a new quarterly magazine for balloon enthusiosts published by the Bolloon and Airship Club.












which she wants to see all retailers use. A B C D 12 checking something. What idea do people have of the sport? Wnat does Tracy think about this? 13 Tracy compares skating and cycling in terms ol A B C D 14 the lear people lee I at lirst. PAPER 1 . those who tum up with the wrong skates suffer the addedannoyance of missing out on a lesson becauseTracy will not teach them..Like the hundreds who start skating every week. I was not sa keen. Don't worry if you don't understand every word. Tracy is drawing up a list of guidelines for selling inline skates based on ability.gh1unea~~ Lf-". And you've no brake: 'But I was told that all I need to do to stop was drag my leg behindme. In this country the sport is regarded as something for the young and as potentially dangerous.' I protested. but obeyed each time she reminded me to keep my back straight and chin up. Tracy pointed out.s wellprepared for thelesson? Question 12. waiting lor something. A B C D 11 to help people who have been injured to advise people who are buying skates to provide inlormation to sales stall in shops to tell her students what to bring to lessons 'ticking alf' in line 32 means . by hel' emphatie disapproval as I pulled a palI' of brand-new skates from my bag. giving sameone a reward. They were not suitable. simple skating up and down a track on the edge of the park. Cand D. Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. is very satislying. is hard to teach.g. which is another word for . she claims. Tryto answer the question. Busy as she is. Having been on wheelsalmost every day of hel' life since the age of five. consulting. 'No. after a smali ticking off for not having knee pads. ? Question 11: What type of person is Tracy? Does she think the writer.Tracy. Inline Skating Tracy Winters is on a mission to change the image oj inline skating in this country n her skates there is no stopping Tracy Winters.. lee skaters.: then find the part of the text where the answer is and underline words there. e. Read the text carefully. is rather tiring. Ordinarily. choose the correct answer A.' she said.You are going to read a newspaper article about the sport ol inline skating. IDI TEST 1. B. She spends most of hel' time teaching. of gliding. my lesson began. e. To help get rid of my fear. TEST 1. she never tires of the sport.' she said with a frown. budget and type of use. inline skating has similarities with ballet and skiing. Findthe option which best matches the text. but that I would need to relax for this to reduce the ehances of injury. however. . but it makes me feel good. What does 'this' in line 37 reler t07 A B C D simple skating repeated instructions use ol the hands avoiding lalls Question 10: Be careful! Tracy mentions 'retailers'. The questions follow the order of the text.. .' Tracy insisted that a fali would be good for me. the correct body position to adopt. Underline key wordsin the question.Ioeal park.'You've been sold what we cali 'aggressive' skates. They did not lit her well.' she told me. telling someone they're wrong. Traey is well-versed in the virtues ofskating and. How would Tracylike to change the idea people have ol inline skating7 A B C D by encouraging older people to do it by discouraging recreationalskating by stressingthe need lor salety by lorming a national association 15 Alter the lesson. in the first instance by emphasising the importanee of insurance and the wearing of protective clothing in case of accidentsShe would also like to see the sport more widely eatered for in sports eentres and health clubs. She has seen the purchase of inappropriate skates all too often before. which makes it attractive to a wide range of people. ar complete the sentence. no. she started me off gently. 'What you should have been sold is recreational skates. Au estimated sixty percent of inline skate owners use them every week and more than half are recreational skaters.g. 'How did the writer leel before . C ar D.' Tracy told me repeatedly. Away from the critical eyes of more experienced skaters.' she says. but to prevent my tumbling altogether. B. I now !mow what she means. keep their arms in front not only to Jook elegant: it actually keeps them balanced. The slight unease I felt at never having used inline skates before was not helped. 'Oh dear. . the writer agrees with Tracy that inline skating A B C D is easy to learn. Does 'this' refer to something earlier ar later in the text? Question '3: When does Tracy mention cycling? Why? Question '4. possibly through the building of indoor skating arenas. the g. before you look at options A. in paragraph 2 'slight' means 'not much' and 'unease'is a negative emotion.' said Tracy. no. I 32 was more fortunate and. They didn't wark properly. Tracy did manage to spare an hour early one Saturday moming to give me a lesson in the . They're too heavy for twists and tums and the wheels are too smali. together with the National Inline Skating Association. Apart from ice-skating and bicycle riding. I can't quite pin it down. the need to learn how to lalI. which are no good for the sort of skating that you want to do. a set ol guidelines? 10 Why is Tracy writing I I 37 'Hands out.g. sa the right answer is SA. PAPER 1 BIl . is trying to ehange this impression. 'You don't look at the ground when you're riding a bille. e. This was not just to help break a fali. the need to relax to keep balanced. 8 How did the writer lee I belore her inline skating lesson? A B C D 9 Tip Strip alittle nervous quite conlident very Irightened extremely excited . 'It is the feeling of moving. What was wrong wit h the skateswhich the writer bought? A B C D They were ol poor quality. She explained how she was currentlyhelping a girl who has been off wark for a year with a damaged leg after following similal' advice. For Questions 8-15.lt. examining ar campaigning on behalf of this country's ever-growing number of inline skaters.

120~ Another discouraging faetor is the wildlife the tourists least want to see . c D BRITAIN'S WILDEST 'PLA CEi\{~Y. grey and graceful. Question 16: lt is folIowed by 'such marine animals'.adozen dolphins. tourism is stilllow ke~ compared wrth some other parts of Britain. covers over a hundred miles from side to side. you need to be on a boat 117~ throughout I The Marguerite Exp/orer was the first boat to offer whale-watching holidays . (an you tind these anima!s in the sentences? Question 18: The sentence following the gap mentions 'lad< of people'.500 miles ot coastline. but to have the best views. Read the text around each gap carefully. 1:21' And you will feel you will want to return to them. 15'People' the missing link? Question 19: Look at the paragraphs before and after.~'~l:1\iJj!!~iW!~ You are going to read a magazine article about the Hebrides Islands in Scotland. The answer may be that the __I prevailing Hebridan climate is wet and windy. . . . offer tourists a diversity ot wildlife and . which are vital to the local econom~ affeet the environment too. clutching mugs of coffee. A tew of the other dozen passengers and crew were on deck. Should this sentence introduce more of the the Hebrides.They are very knowledgeable guides to the islands.under the H Suddenly someone shouted: a splash in the water. 118j I This Question 21: Before the gap is 'can be hard'. language links before and after the sentence. helps to make the Hebrides a haven tor rare flowers and plants.I was at the wheel . Seven sentences have be en removed trom the article. sameinformation or new information? . Read the sentences and find one that fits in with the meaning of each part. The Hebridan archipelagostretches nearly 250 miles trom top to bottom. the Hebrides are also facing many pressures. were swimming straight towards us. Reread the paragraph again to check thatit makes sense. visrtorscan expeetto be severelybITten. Like 50 many wild places.. Do you need a 'but' in the middle? relative lack ot people. but they are unbelievably beautiful. especially the mosquitoes. H In the morning light. F G Moreover. There is an example at the beginning (O). and after the gap 'Vou will want to return'. the crew ot the Marguerite have worked with som e of the world's leading sea-life scientists. Readthrough the base text for general understanding. Desprte being relatively unspoilt. and has about 2. This is more than enough to put off the casual guest And in the waters around them you can find not only dolphins but whales and the mighty sea eagle as well. f rA 'B There are nowanumber ot companies offering such trips. 116~ lin places rt is possible to see such marine animals trom the shore. PAPER l TEST l.ST'. The Hebrides have their share of problems. Check for topie and scenery with few equals in the UK. and the summ er sun was rising over the mountains as the Marguerite Exp/orer sailedout ot the loch into the calm waters of the sea. IpI t Tip 5trip The Hebrides. a group of islands off the Scottish coast. watchful eye of the captain.m.the inseets. Wh~ then. There is one extra sentence which you do not need to use." ~. Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet.. developments such as fish farms. aren't they packed wrth tourists? While visitors are an increasingly important part ot the island economy.Particularly between july and September. PAP ER 1 . . There is nothing about people in the sentence before it. I l!lDII TEST l. as I felt when I approached the end ot my journey in the Marguerite Exp/orer. you'lI think they are paradise.19j I Some ot the islands are under threat from mining and throughout the islands. 1. Choose trom the sentences A-H the one which tits each gap (16-21). only about 40 out ot the hundreds ot islands are permanently inhabited.Jon OrChard"Sm:h E But once you've watched dolphins leap through the dazzling water around your boat. the Hebrides can be hard on visitors. Under the command ot Christopher Swann.A':!1iJl.~1. I t was just after 5 a. halt a mile away. the fate ot the islands and their people are bound together. However. together with freedom from pollution.

. ol Grant Studios. read jt ~arelullJl. Grey believes another problem are often reluctant to go lor cartoon animation The future seems bright for animators. Dan would like to create cartoons that cross the boundary Irom children's animation to animated characters lor grown-ups. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ §C] ~ to lile. Question 26: Look lor a similar way ol saying 'will replace'. . but he is convinced the skilled artist will always be in demand. PAPER 1 TEST l. Question 29: Look for a similar way of saying 'basic skilIs'. He would create images lor his work mates. important. Jobsin A B C D Dan Taylor Colin Grey David Hoxton Carl Hughes animation. As head ol animation sees his work load grow day by day. a real TV personality. prolits. but he thinks the luture of all that area ol work lies with computers.' He ol can now do the translating his art exams when he was at secondary but lor many years he treated his drawing as a hobby. Questions and text will not cantain the same words. he signed up at the Arts Institute to start a career as an animator. He is trying to bring a bit more ol the US way of working to bear on his current projects. The reward has been a string ol contracts to animate US shows at its offices in England. Read each question and ~nderline the keJl words. The people may be chosen more than once.' 'Colleges ol art encourage independent thinking. the artists who can make cartoons come to life. but som e ol them have lost their way when it comes to teaching admits that computers a drawing the essentials. producing Dan Taylor is delighted that TV shows are now cartoon characters. Remember the text is long and contains inlormation which you will not need. When you lind the relevant part ol the text. lots ol people who are now ads. they join the teams on particular shows. Colin Grey into a moving image.' Recognising Question 22: 'went abroad'." You are going to read an article about the artists who draw animated cartoons. studios can create a character and have it animated in a different country. wit h issues that interest them.' stilllack industry has employed busy designing encourage training. interesting not so much the ability to drawas an He the ability to develop the plot ol a narrative. which is good. within a 12-week intensive programme. 'Eventually they will do away with the need lor artists.' he says. 'There is a he says. his job requires excellent something drawing techniques. Eventually. Tip Strip You do not need to read the whole text lirst.' 'This is a good investment ol some ol our is he says.' by 'animated' he leels is often neglected 'On paper the character and it becomes he says. you create is just a Dan passed school. . 'They lear large-scale ol action. plot that will interest the audience.' 'Ol since Now he will take away their Ireedom says. that many animators projects jobs in the big organisations. For Questions 22-35. 'There is plenty ol work around lor people who can draw because cartoon shows can win sizeable audiences around the world.' Hughes believes what he needs most is artists who have artistic potential. 'Their way ol working numbers drawings. Grey has just given some funds to the university lor an arts school 'qualification TEST 1. Many ol his ideas for lutu re series will be on show at the annual animation festival in Bradlord next September. often inhabited drawing.. . 'I offer them a series ol classes Alter that.g. methods have changed course production Which artist used to consider drawing was a pastime? went abroad to find work? helped an arts school financially? thinks the ability to tell a good story is essential? thinks people who are good at drawing find jobs easily? thinks computers will replace skilled cartoonists? wants to attract adult audiences7 says some artists are afraid of losing independence? thinks art schools do not teach students basic skilis? runs a course for trainees? says many good cartoon artists work in advertising? will display his work for the public to see? likes being part of a large team? used to do drawings for colleagues? has invested in new equipment? Walt Disney put together his lirst animation. You need to jook lor the meaning. Be careful! The answer is not in paragraph 4. iIDi . he has to compete international rivals. David Hoxton lound that the only way to get his ideal job was to leave England and try his luck in the USA.' he says. one ol the biggest spent (10m on new machines outfits in Europe. PAPER 1 UlI . 'but we the publicity the need to in skilled artists because huge public taste lor animation.' ~ ~ ~ ~ @C] Despite the recent demand for cartoon artists in Europe. choose from the people (A-D). Read the text quickly and lind the inlormation. .' 'We believe training our staff is very he says. 'but then you give it movement. knows that many people in the industry are crying out lor highly-skilled animators to gel involved in the development ol shows.' Hoxton thinks in schools. 'I 'd always dreamt ol working the thousands ol drawings to bring characters su ch a way. There is an example at the beginning (O) Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Four cartoonists give their impressions. In the last three years. Carl Hughes is the owner and chiel animator ol animator with Manton Hall Films. Question 23 'helped financially' = 'has given funds'.' necessary is with large in ol people working on each series ol he says. e. to be stuck on motorbikes or leather jackets.

you do not know the reader. . . e. Write a letter of between 120 and 180 words in an appropriate style. Question 2: Answer aU your friend's questions. book/story. Aliyou need to bring is appropriate .J'~ PAPER 2 Writing (1 hour 30 minutes) ~~~'a~\!~~~l. . Mountain elimbing. simple past / past perfect. You must ~!. f(ive relevant details or ask for further information. many more options! 4 food? A magazinefor young people called Pastimeshas askedyou to write about your favourite hobby. below. . walking and canoeing? . . Use vocabularyrelated to hobbies and leisure. PAP ER 2 . lntroduce your topie in the first paragraph and summarise what you have said in your final paragraph. Do not write any addresses. You can answer both before Question S(b): Describe a character and say why nn Chetk your verb sequences. Choose a question you have ideas and vocabulary for. written notes). clothes . Write your story. describing the character you chose and saying why he/she could be your friend.. experience needed? 'Advel1tureWeekend. .. .g. answering your friend's questions and giving relevant details. . but you need to know more. . Write an answer to one of the Questions 2-5 in this part. .g. The story must begin like this: Peter opened the door and saw Jack standing Peter was frightened. but try to use your own words. When you've finished.~~Rf~~t'I~~. You have 2 This is part of a letter you receive from an English friend. e. liD TEST 1. Our priees include almost everything . Read the input materia!.g.~i1. Think of how your story will developbefore Remember: no greeting. Paragraph 1: express your interestin the holiday and give information about your group. and the language of description. write a composition. Write your article.Have Check your grammar and spelling. good. nice. .. Write an article. Yoursfoith[ully or Best wishes? Plan your answer. . but don't waste time counting every word. 3 You have been asked to write a story for your school magazine.' Wit h reference to the book you have read. e. no headings. Use an informal style.t~iW answer this question. you included everything? Check the word limit. Question 3: - . and . What information does the advertisement ask for? less formal? should Base your answer on the input material. . you start writing. e. . . sailing. but start and end the letter in an appropriate letter format. Pay attention to organisation: write in paragraphs. Youranswer should be a balance of both elements. think of the main point you will include in each paragraph.? 5 Answer one of the following two questions basedon your reading of one of the set books. Read the questions carefully. an adventure weekend holiday for a group of friends. You are organising seen the advertisement made. .~~. Write your letter. Underline key points in the question and include them in Question 4: Use a neutral style. interests and level of fitness. PAPER 2 TEST 1. saying whether you agree or disagree with this statement. say why you agree or disagree using examples from the Question s(a): . describing your hobby and explaining why you would recommend it to other readers. . read the input information again. You are asked to describe your hobby and explain why you you use Yourssincere/y. opinion and explanation. . Either (a) 'I don't like the way this story ends. Before you start writing. Read the instructions carefully and underline key words and phrases. Think about who you are writing to. Do not write Dr (b) Which character from the book do you feel could be your friend and why? Write a composition. .g. Use a neutral to formai style. all options require you to Check for spelling and grammar mistakes. any addresses. A DIFFERENTHOLlDAY. partsin different paragraphs or combineboth in each paragraph. Write your answer in 120-180 word s in an appropriate style. You don't have to be imaginative. Which style is best: more formalor Tip Strip . TipStrip . Using the notes you have Weekend. .. in the doorway Jack had returned. Paragraph 2: request the extra information about the holiday (based on the hand. Send us details about your group's age. and we ean suggest the best adventure weekend for you . Was it diffjcu/t to organ/se? What did your friend say? la love to hear how it went. Avoid repeating the same adjectives. giving relevant details and asking for further In your last letter you sajd you were organising a surprise party for a friend. write to Adventure information. Make notes on what to include in each paragraph you start writing. recommendit. . . your answer.

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Question 13: Which of the words is often found after the preposition 'under'? Urban trees are especially important because for many people they provide the only daily (9) with the natural world. .verb. For some sports.. . Bearing (28) (29) (30) considerations in mind. Useonly one word in each space. Many other sports are more dependent programme should do wel!.an understanding of (23) Todo physicaldemands of sport is needed. Readthe text for general understanding. Readthrough the text and check that your answers make sense.ete. trees in cities are now coming under (13) . . areimportantToprunners aretypicalexamples of individuals (18). The aim of ali sports training (20) (22) to improve fitness and skilis.endurance.'A)R ~~i~:1'~~~' Use of English (1 hour 15 minutes) For Questions 1-15. .". . The word must fit in the context of the text asawhole. adverb. the body shape and structure with (17) Check the words before and after the gap. (19) appropriate training training and technique.conjunction.A~R. read the text belowand think of the word which best fits each space. Question 16: What type of word goes here? Which two words are passible? Which one makes most sense with what comes before and after? Question 18: Which type of word goes here? Are 'individuals' places. television and other cables.Dareall grammatically possible. but only one fits the gap. Read through the text and check that your answers make sense. There is an example at the beginning . They offer shade and shelter. even There is a limit to the level of pollution they can (14) "". at the sametime.. and anyone following a well-strudured have and selected a sport because of their natural body type.. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A as far as play scale called in bring turn opposite junction more Throughout therefore risk stand in for concerned B B B B B B B B B B B B B B B as long as show size known away make place close touch else Beyond whilst threat face up to disturbed C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C as soon as ad range titled up take order next contad most Without however danger put up with interfered D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D as well as serve area referred out find reach nearby taste other Outside despite warning fali back on involved lip Strip . (12) ..(24) combined to build up the skilIs of the sport (25) (26) is important is how these elements are question. some (O) back longer than the oldest buildings. forests help to slow down the effects ol global warming by using up the gas (4) as carbon dioxide and giving (5) .. Other factors to be Question 2: Which verbs are usually used with 'role'? Which one is best in this context? Question 5: Which phrasal verb means 'release'? Question 7: Ali these words can follow 'in'. Thewordmustmakesensein the contextof thetext as a whole. Write your answers on the separate answer sheet. When choosing. 15it singular or piurai? liD TEST 1. . C or D best fits (O). PAPER 3 . What's (10) "".. B.which in (7) reducesthe amount of energy neededto heat and cool (8) buildings. TipStrip Read the text for Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Ali sports require a combination ol strength. look out for fixed expressions.". . 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g. to deseribe Florida's geography and cilmate. o You hear part of a radio play.!'!xp(9. few people would have (65) in finding it on a map and most would know what weather to expect there. Columbus ciaimed Florida for Spaln in EXPLORE LAY VISIT o Eaehqueslion is based on a differenl lislening lexl wilh a separale marko CEJ 1492. beaches weicome 40 million people each year. You tum on the radio and hear a man talking. o Look al Ihe whole senlence. choose the each line to form a word that fits In the space in the same line.. elc. POSSIBLE SELECT ATTRACT SAND POINT DIFFICULT Decide ononeofIhe oplians after Ihe firs! lislening. at the end of at the PAPER 4 listening (40 minutes) In eight different situations. B or C.bu! does he use il? You hear a manager talking about the ski115 young employees need. verb ar adjeetive needed here? Question 62:15 this word going to be singular or piurai? Question 64: Read Ihe lext lo Ihe end. not jusl al Ihe line conlalning Ihe gap. with whether or not they've been there themselves. Use the word given in capitals on the separate answer sheet. What can you see in the exhibition? c::TIJ 3 o glven the wonderful (61) of facilities available to tourists. Do not lislen for single words. You may have underslood more Ihan A B C 4 paintings photographs sculptures c::TIJ o you Ihink.For Questions beginning 56-65. Queslion 3: The lis!ening lexl menlions painl. BELlEVE CONNECT o Relax andconeenlrale on eaeh new lexI.. What are you listening to? A a competition B a lesson C an advertisement You hear a woman talking about an exhibition. B C Sheimproved her language skilis. Tip Strip oRead Ihe lexl for general underslanding.. Check the musie is what you like. Shetravelled to many places. TEST 1. What is her advice? A B C Think about what you wili wear. There is a general (58) amongst people. 15Ihis word going lo express a negalive ar posilive idea? WiHyou add a prefix ar a suffix? 6 c:=EJ 7 You hear a woman talking about a book on the radio. bul for Ihe general meaning.that Florida is a good place to go. LEJ 5 o Youshould make no more Ihan Iwochanges lo the word. Youmay need lo add a prefixOfsuffixlo same words. Ihrough Ihe lexl and eheek Ihal your words make sense. After ali. UseIhe second lislening lo eheek thal you are carree!. eyes on 11. o o Don'l worry aboul words Ihal you don'! know.The area's most important early (57) thus set a pattern that has continued for centuries. For Questions 1-S. These days it seems (64) . I[I. don'l Ihink of Ihe one youhave jusl dane. guess. In fact. PAP ER 3 . o Decide whal Iype of word you need for eaeh gap (e. Where did the customer get the information about the hotel? A from a guide book B from the Internet C fram a friend You hear a young girl who spent a month in a foreign country talking about her experience. Question 56: Whal's Ihe past participie of Ihls word? Question 58:15 a noun. There is an example (O). Where does this scenetake place? A in a restaurant B C 2 at a police station in the street When the famous (O) . Some of the world's most popular tourist (62) . are located in the state whose (63) . o Ifyou are not sure. apparently quite (59) .JI TEST 1.mr . . Be prepared for extra expenses. Cheek Ihe meaning of!he passage! oRead o Cheek YOUfspelling. it 15almost (60) not to enjoy yourself In Florida today.I l'IiD . c:::=E] o 50me words may be posllive ar negative. PAPER 4 I [S. What skilis are essentialin his opinion? A problem-solving skilis B writing skilIs C computer skilis You hear a hotel manager talking to a customer. read the text below. pholography and sIane figures. he had never (56) . noun. bul whieh afe in Ihe eoHeelion? Question 4: Whal ean be leaml as you go atong? Queslion 5: The euslomer has a guide book. exptorerj TipStrip FLORIDA oRead Ihe queslion before Ihe oplians and underline key words. adjeelive. What was good about it? A Shebecame self-confident.. Write your answers Example: ~ You will hear people talking best answer A.). What 15 the book about? A B C healthy eating habits the history of food teenagersand food CEJ s You hear a young woman giving advice on going night dubbing.

Darren Faiweather. . What wilt the people be talking about? main idea.-~.:I!'~". La Speaker 4 Speaker 5 I C§ to pay for his classes F She concentrates on a few activities. . Tip Strip Question 9: Are you listening for a noun or a verb for this gap. Thequeslions follow the order of Ihe lex!. As Darren lived outside London. Darrenfound it difficult to of Dance. On the first lislening. read the queslions. Darren's father thought A She talks about her good news. . C: Laughing is mentioned as a dancer who likes to perform by four ofthe speakers. or both? Question 13: Whal Iype ofplaces wuld Darren work? listen to eheck your ideas. choose from the list A-F what each speaker says. Darren thinks that Lily liked him because they often had I Darrenfirst becamefamous dancing in a ballet called Darren is now well-known ~ @] . You hear aU five once. Use the letters only once. You will hear five different women talking on the subject of happiness. D1I TEST 1. for exampie: 1 and 4. Usten for But whieh speaker laughs a lot? I Sometimes A: 'Good news' is mentioned another way of saying this. . check your answers. You may need lO ehange some of them. I 1211 @] In London. but not in Ihe same order as thequestion sentences. Don't repeat the words and ideas already used in the sentence. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use. ~. Darren was successful as a dancer in both local and national Speaker 3 D She praises the people she likes. Beforeyou listen. that dancing classes would enable him to TipStrip . . . 19-23. . complete the sentences. then all five carefully. Checkyour spelling. It is not a dictation. Darrenworked in the college I ~ ~ at the College E She finds time for extra leisure activities.n the prompt oeeursin by speakers several extracts. . read options A to F. I ~ D: Speaker 2 mentions that people 'praise' hero Bul which speaker praises other people? . Before you listen. Thewords you need to write are on the tape. Speaker2 c She laughs at every opportunity. . he spent as long as §j Darren describesLily Partridgeas a each day travelling. Checkthat your word or phrase is grammatieaUyconeet and makes sense. [ nearby. PAPER 4 011 . Speaker 1 c::=El The idea of dancing classescamefram a I I~ who lived B She starts each day wit h a decision. For Questions 9-18. PAPER 4 TEST 1. Write 1-3 words in each space. a word. note down the speaker's On the second listening. Read theinstructions talking on a similar topic. For Questions ~:. [Ijwell. There are five differenl speakers repeated. Think about the type of informationwhich is missing. but neither 'talk about go od news'. Question 15: listen for the word he uses lo describe hero What sorlof word wilt it be? Question 17: What type of (nformation are you listening for in this question? I @]teacher. .lIr!liII!i!II!> Youwill hear an interview with the dancer. Mark the option closesl to this idea.

o Beforeyou listen. are reading newspapers. ete. contrast and speculate) Most questions willbe about people's ideas. are not too similar to the characters they play. PAPER S Tip Strip Part 1 o fhe examiner wiUask you questions in turn. He lacked the necessary qualifications. compare and contrast these photographs. A B C 25 He didn't want to study any more. find acting comes easily to them. He had developed other interests. people who are shy ~ ~ ~ Part 3 o Ask your partner for his/her opinions. C§J It gave him. Question 29: What does 'Aeeording to Simon' mean? Question 30: Whose opinion are we listening for here? A B C 28 to earn extra pocket money to pay the fe es for his course of study to support himself while he studied influence him? o Don'tgive separate deseriptions of eaeh picture. Don't panie. PAPER 5 DJI . without interruption by the examiner. Why did Simon take up 'busking'? Question 24: 'Reason' is the most important word here. feelings. You have to talk for 3 minutes. Question 27: Why is 'busking' in commas? This word is probably explained on the tape.talk about all the pietures first. o A B C 26 He Is grateful for the opportunity He regrets not mentioning his real ambitions. o The words in the options will be different from the words you hear. What type of work do people do in your area? What is there for young people to do in your area? (3 or 4 minutes) You will each be asked to talk for a minute without different photographs partner has spoken. Part 4 o Jobs in television (discuss and evaluate) fhe examiner may ask you questions in turn." a'. B or C) which is closes!. He was not brave enough. What does Simon say he laeked? Question 25: Listen for the adjective Simon uses to describe his first job. Far each of the choose the be. really want to be accepted. but try not to interrupt. and say how you think the people are feeling about each other.152 which show parents and children. questions How does Simon feel now about the careers advice he was given? o Listento find the answer to the question. o Accordlng A B C 30 prefer to be on their own. or may ask general questions for you both to answer. then say what you think. . PAP ER 4 TEST 1. Ifyou don't knowa word in one of the pictures.swer A. to Simon. do you often read newspapers? and say why you think the people How did Simon's grandmother Parents and ehildren (compare. Simon McGregor. Newspapers interruptlon. Turn to the pictures on page 153 which show different jobs students could do in a television company to gain wark experience. compare and contrast these photographs. don't go too fast. did you often get into trouble as a chiid? (3 ar 4 minutes) You will be asked to discuss something together will have a page of pictures to hel p you. contrast and speculate) Turn to pictures 1 and 2 on page . read through the questions and underline key words. tet your partner finish. opinions. have to work hard to convince audiences. o You don't have to agree with your partner. She organised plays for children. o Don't interrupt your partner's turn. Compareand contrast them from the beginning. (compare. You A B C 29 She encouraged him in his ambltions.Youwill hear an interview with 1ne 'celevision actor. D]I TEST 1. He realised he wasn't going to qualify. Candidate B. Simon thinks that it is better for actors if they A B C can identify with the characters they play. then choose the option (A. Turn to pictures 1 and 2 on page 151 which show people reading newspapers. The examiner will ask you bot h to talk briefly about yourselves by answering such as: Where are you fram? Tell us somethlng about the area where you live. Candidate A. B or C. How popular do you think these jobs might be with young people? In which two jobs would they learn the most useful ski lis? (3 ar 4 minutes) The examiner encourages you to develop the discussion in Part 3 by asking questions such as: Would you like to work for a television company? Why (not)? Why are people worried if children watch a lot of television? How much are we influenced by what we see on television? for young people in this country? What do you think of television pragrammes o You don't have to agree with your partner. He wishes he hadn't trained as an accountanl. This wiU not answer tile examiner's Speaking (14 minutes) (3 minutes) TipStrip o 24 What reason does Simon give fo' not going into acting straight fram school? Tile questions foUow the order of the tex!. Candidate A. Questions 24-30. Listen 50 you ean comment afterwards. She had been involved in the theatre. o You will each have two to talk aboul. Candidate B. ~ ~ c=JE] questions Part 2 properly. You have a minute to do this. describe what you mean using other words. You have a minute to do this. What led Simon to give up accountancy? o A minute is quite a lon g time to talk. You will also have to answer a question after your A B C 27 He found the work baring. don't just say what you think. 50 don't decide or agree too soon . Don't try to learn a little speech about yourself.

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