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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE ESOL EXAMINATIONS English for Speakers of Other Languages

PRELIMINARY ENGLISH TEST
PAPER 2 Listening
SAMPLE PAPER 1
Additional materials: Answer sheets Soft clean eraser Soft pencil (type B or HB is recommended)

Approx. 35 minutes (including 6 minutes transfer time)

TIME

Approx. 35 minutes (including 6 minutes transfer time)

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Write your name, Centre number and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page. Write these details on your answer sheet if these are not already printed. Answer all questions. Write your answers on the question paper. You will have six minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers, in pencil, onto the separate answer sheet. At the end of the examination, hand in both the question paper and the answer sheet. INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES There are four parts to the test. Each question in this paper carries one mark. You will hear each part 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.

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This question paper consists of 7 printed pages and 1 blank page.
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Choose the correct picture and put a tick (ü) in the box below it. For each question there are three pictures and a short recording. Example: Where did the man leave his camera? A ü B 1 What does the man receive in the post? A B 2 What did the man buy? A B .2 3 Page 38 3 How can people travel today? A B C 4 What is the date of the wedding anniversary? C A B C 5 What musical instruments does the family have now? C A B C C [Turn Over [Turn Over Part 1 Questions 1-7 There are seven questions in this part.

For each question. Andy McKay is ill. There is a new director. It took two months to make. you can’t see it on Thursdays any more. put a tick (ü) in the correct box. at 6. The stories could be better.4 Part 2 Questions 8-13 You will hear someone reviewing tonight’s television programmes. 12 What is different about Doctors in Town? A B C The main actors have changed. Page 39 [Turn Over [Turn Over . is longer than usual. 5 6 What’s the weather like in the mountains? 8 The film about insects is B unsuitable for some people. 13 From tomorrow. TV Diary will be shown A B C after the tennis matches. badly photographed. It is now filmed in Australia. A 11 B C What does the reviewer say about Stardate 3000? A B C It has expensive scenery. is continued next week.30 in the evening. much too long. A A B 7 How did the woman learn about the fire? 10 Policewatch is not on television tonight because A B C another programme has taken its place. at a later time. C C 9 Tonight's Miller and Edwards programme B C A has fewer jokes than usual.

...... If it is correct.....00 p..........6 Part 4 Questions 20-25 Look at the six sentences for this part.. Edward thinks Lucy gets enough pocket money....... the reception desk... Facilities It’s possible to swim from (19) ..m.......m............... For each question....... 25 Edward thinks that Lucy should stop asking for more pocket money.. [Turn Over [Turn Over Part 3 Questions 14-19 You will hear a tour guide talking to some new guests at their hotel.... Riverboat Trip Day: (17) ................. 23 Edward understands why Lucy’s mother refuses to pay for housework.. Time: afternoon and evening Cost of Holiday Everything is included except (18) .. Lucy. Dinner: hotel restaurant famous for its (16) . You will hear a conversation between a girl........... dishes... .00 a.... If it is not correct. until 10. fill in the missing information in the numbered space.... 24 Lucy’s mother has promised her more pocket money next year... Food for trips: collect from the (15) ................. 21 Lucy’s friends get more pocket money than she does........... a....m. Meals Breakfast: in the Green Room on the first floor beside the lifts.... put a tick (ü) in the box under B for NO.. put a tick (ü) in the box under A for YES........ Decide if each sentence is correct or incorrect... about pocket money... at 9.. 7 Page 40 A YES B NO 20 At first....... and a boy........ 22 Lucy is happy to pay for her own music. Edward..... The Riverside Hotel Tour Guide The office is (14) ..............

onto the separate answer sheet. You will have six minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers. 35 minutes (including 6 minutes transfer time) INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Write your name.L I S T E N I N G S A M P L E PA P E R 2 Centre Number Candidate Name Candidate Number UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE ESOL EXAMINATIONS English for Speakers of Other Languages PRELIMINARY ENGLISH TEST PAPER 2 Listening SAMPLE PAPER 2 Additional materials: Answer sheets Soft clean eraser Soft pencil (type B or HB is recommended) Approx. hand in both the question paper and the answer sheet. Write these details on your answer sheet if these are not already printed. INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES There are four parts to the test. You will hear each part twice. Write your answers on the question paper. At the end of the examination. Centre number and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page. 35 minutes (including 6 minutes transfer time) TIME Approx. Each question in this paper carries one mark. © UCLES 2004 100/2031/7 Entry Level Certificate in English (ESOL) . Answer all questions.Entry 3 [Turn over Page 41 . in pencil. 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. _____________________________________________________ This question paper consists of 7 printed pages and 1 blank page.

For each question there are three pictures and a short recording. Example: Where did the man leave his camera? A ü B 1 What do they order? A B 2 When will Pete come to pick Dave up? A B . Choose the correct picture and put a tick (ü) in the box below it.2 3 How did the woman get home yesterday? Page 42 3 A B C 4 What does the woman decide to buy Tanya? C A B C 5 What will James do on his birthday? C A B C C [Turn Over [Turn Over Part 1 Questions 1-7 There are seven questions in this part.

13 What pleases Lucy about the magazine? A B C the high quality of the writers the attitude of the readers the variety of subjects covered Page 43 [Turn Over [Turn Over . 10 The first half of the magazine helps people to A B C choose leisure activities. plan holidays around Britain. articles about local people.4 5 6 Questions 8-13 You will hear a woman called Lucy talking on the radio about a new magazine. Where did the woman leave her notebook? Part 2 8 What is Lucy’s main reason for starting a new magazine? A B C A B C She was asked to do it. articles to help local businesses. She wanted to produce her own magazine. For each question. A B C 11 The restaurants in the reports are chosen because A B C readers recommend them. She wanted more writing experience. 12 In the second half of the magazine you can find A B C reviews of local artists’ work. put a tick (ü) in the correct box. the journalists have tried them. where you can buy it. people have complained about them. keep up to date with world news. 7 9 The magazine is different to a local newspaper because of A B C What will the man return to the library? what it looks like. what it contains.

...... per person . room l children's area Local attractions l golf l fishing l good (18) . A YES B NO 20 Ellen was glad to leave New York. 23 Steve thinks only men enjoy playing football.........00 p..m....... or lake 4.. put a tick (ü) in the box under A for YES.. about living in a small town called Littleport.......... If it is not correct....... If it is correct...: stop near (15) .....: arrive back at Centre Things to take l strong shoes or boots l warm clothes l swimming costume l small bag to hold (16) ..... Ellen... You will hear a conversation between a woman.... Steve......00 p.........m................... HORSE–RIDING HOLIDAYS Daily programme 10........: ride begins 12...Page 44 7 Part 4 Questions 20-25 Look at the six sentences for this part.......... and her neighbour.. 22 Ellen will buy a ticket for the musical....: help get horse ready check (14) ..... For each question. put a tick (ü) in the box under B for NO.m............. 11..00 a..... 21 Steve wants Ellen to join the drama society....... near to Centre Price l 4-day holiday costs (19) £ ..... fill in the missing information in the numbered space......... [Turn Over [Turn Over 6 Part 3 Questions 14-19 You will hear a man talking to a group of people about the riding holidays he organises. Accommodation l double rooms with bathrooms l television room l (17) ........m..30 a..... Decide if each sentence is correct or incorrect............ 24 Ellen will join the gym next month.. 25 At the end Ellen is looking forward to living in Littleport..

sea(-)side seaside. shore sea(-)shore NFV (a) (pack(ed)/picnic) lunch(e)(s) food(s) meal(s) picnic(s) game(')(s) (correctly spelled) Allow: video games game(s)room TV games 17 18 19 museum(s) (£)292 (per person) two hundred and nin(e)ty two (poun(d)(s)) 292 poun(d)(s) 292£ (£)292. Brackets indicate optional words 14 (riding/ride/right) equipment(s) 15 (a) B/beach(e)(s) 16 Allow: sea (correctly spelled) coast.KEY FOR SAMPLE TEST 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Part 1 A C A A A B C 8 9 10 11 12 13 20 21 22 23 24 25 Part 2 C B A C B A Part 4 B A B A B B Part 3 Recognisable spelling is accepted except where indicated.00(p) Page 45 .00(p) 292.

For example. mark your answer sheet like this: A B C 0 For Part 3: Write your answers clearly in the spaces next to the numbers (14 to 19) like this: 0 Part 1 1 14 0 1 15 0 1 16 0 1 17 0 1 18 0 1 19 0 Part 2 20 A B 21 A B 22 A B 23 A B 24 A B 25 A B Part 3 Do not write here Part 4 1 A B C 8 A B C 14 2 A B C 9 A B C 15 3 A B C 10 A B C 16 4 A B C 11 A B C 17 5 A B C 12 A B C 18 6 A B C 13 A B C 19 7 A B C PET L DP493/391 . Examination Details 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Candidate Name If not already printed. grid (in pencil). Rub out any answer you want to change with an eraser. Candidate Signature Examination Title Centre Supervisor: If the candidate is ABSENT or has WITHDRAWN shade here PET Paper 2 Listening Candidate Answer Sheet You must transfer all your answers from the Listening Question Paper to this answer sheet. For Parts 1.Page 46 Centre No. Candidate No. write name in CAPITALS and complete the Candidate No. if you think A is the right answer to the question. Instructions Use a PENCIL (B or HB). 2 and 4: Mark ONE letter for each question.

However. I’ll go. There are seven questions in this part.Listening Paper Tapescript (1) Rubric This is the Cambridge Preliminary English Test. Rubric Before we start. let’s drive back quickly – it might still be there. I’ll go back for them. You will hear each part twice. There are four parts to the test. and there’s a postcard. too. Pause 5 seconds Rubric The first picture is correct so there is a tick in box A.. but they’re having the party on the Saturday. Where did the man leave his camera? Oh no! I haven’t got my camera! Rubric Man Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric Man 2: What did the man buy? I got most of the shopping. sample paper 1. Man Oh. 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. These letters are all for you. Listen carefully. Rubric 1: What does the man receive in the post? Woman It’s Tom and Paula’s 25th wedding anniversary this weekend.. Pause 5 seconds Now open your question paper and look at part 1. Woman Paula? She was 24. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 4: What is the date of the wedding anniversary? Man Woman But you used it just now to take a photograph of the fountain. Choose the correct picture and put a tick in the box below it. here is an example. I put it down on the steps while I put my coat on. Repeat Pause 5 seconds 3: How can people travel today? (forecaster) . the trains are still working normally. Write your answers on the question paper. Please ask any questions now. You will hear each recording twice. but what’s a couple of days after all those years? Man Paula looks so young but I suppose she was quite young when she married? Woman Here we are John. Look at the three pictures for question 1 now. because you must not speak during the test. Woman But what about the stamps? Man Ah… I forgot. Woman Oh don’t worry. I got the last loaf of bread and some milk. is that all? I’m waiting for a parcel from Canada. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again Repeat Pause 5 seconds Page 47 . You will have six minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers on to the answer sheet. but I’m afraid there weren’t any newspapers left. The actual day is the 26th. Pause 5 seconds Now we are ready to start. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again. Woman Well. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again. Man Oh I remember. But. For each question there are three pictures and a short recording. and last night’s heavy snow storm has made all main roads in the area too dangerous to use. which is the 24th. The recording will now be stopped. lots of post for you today. the airport is closed until tomorrow morning and all ferries are cancelled.

[Radio race commentator] Man . For each question. Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 6: What’s the weather like in the mountains? At eight p. questions 8 to 13. the medical drama series filmed in the heart of London. is now directing films. he really wants to play the drums. It’s been on television in the USA for the last two months and comments on the show have been mixed. Man I’ll phone Bob. Woman I just saw it on the 6 o’clock news. fans of ITV’s Policewatch drama series will have to wait a little longer to find out what happens to Andy McKay. who played Doctor Walker. she’s got it in her room. who plays an angry motorist in one scene. You will hear the recording twice. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again. and finally on TV Diary a word about some of the programmes on your screens tonight. Even without snow to make things dangerous. Miller and Edwards are joined by famous actor. Rubric That is the end of part one. Pause 10 seconds Rubric Now turn to part two. But the cloudy sky means weather conditions here today are perfect for racing.including other insects! This programme is great fun. while Annie Thomas. Pause 45 seconds Rubric Now we are ready to start. I’m sure I’ve seen most of the scenery before in other shows from the same studio. The big question is: will this show still be popular now that the two main actors have left to do other work? John Tweed. It seems the main problem with being an insect is that everyone else wants to eat you .. Beginning tonight is Stardate 3000. Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 7: How did the woman learn about the fire? [Couple at home] Woman Have you heard? There’s been a fire in the old paper factory. But Policewatch will be back next Thursday as usual. It certainly has some fine actors. Perhaps some of the money they saved on the scenery should be spent on getting some better writers! Also starting a new series tonight is Doctors in Town. Woman Does Marianne still play the piano? Man Yes. put a tick in the correct box. Turn on the radio and you might hear something about it there. Man Are you sure? There’s nothing in the newspaper about it. Giles Welby. He always knows what’s going on. an American science fiction series.. The two comedians have saved a lot of their best jokes for this special programme which is the last of the present series. but we’ve said drums are just too noisy. But I am sure the new actors Woman . If he wants to be a pop star the guitar would be OK. You now have 45 seconds to look at the questions for part 2. who played Nurse Jane Evans. has returned home to the Australian stage. Now. Tonight’s show lasts an hour instead of the usual half hour. After the news at nine-thirty on BBC1 there’s Miller and Edwards. an hourlong film full of wonderful close-up photography. and I can see the leading cyclists coming towards me now. it’s definitely not for you. It’s Bob I’m worried about. The programme will not be shown tonight because the European Cup football match is on instead. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again. you can see An insect’s life. it’s hard work cycling in these mountains. Listen carefully. the Scottish detective who always seems to have a cold.m. but there is a limit to how much a director can do with stories as weak as these.Rubric 5: What musical instruments does the family have now? You will hear someone reviewing tonight’s television programmes. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again. They look extremely hot and tired. but if you’re the sort of person who runs out of the room the moment you see an insect. And to think we spent all that money on a flute and he’s hardly used it.. Page 48 ..

Breakfast is the only meal which is selfservice.m. Oh Edward. All guests are free to use it from when it opens at 6.30 in the evening you need to collect a key from reception.m. You will hear a tour guide talking to some new guests at their hotel.. making this an enjoyable start to the series. Finally. All your evening meals will be here in the hotel except for Saturday when we have organised a special riverboat trip for you. So. On that day you will have dinner on board.30 in the morning and after 7. Pause 20 seconds Rubric Now we are ready to start. When the competitions finish at the start of July. But before 8. Pause 5 seconds Now listen again. Pause 10 seconds Rubric Now turn to part four. TV Diary is going to be at six-thirty p. we can provide sandwiches for you to take on your trips. Bed.00 a. Lucy and a boy. Well. You will hear the recording twice. It has an excellent view of the river and is well-known for its fish dishes. Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Riverside Hotel. Pause 20 seconds Now we are ready to start. You need to tell your waitress at dinner each evening what you would like. Repeat That is the end of part 3.00 until 9. thanks for listening . until it closes at 10 at night. I’ve argued with my Mum again. questions 14–19.[fade] Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. that’s all I have to say for now. questions 20–25.m. You can usually find me in the office which is opposite the reception desk. fill in the missing information in the numbered space.m. I’ll see you at dinner later. This is on the first floor of the hotel. For each question.00 a.. we’ll be back at our usual time. I am fourteen and if you’re going into town shopping. My name is Peter Smith and I am your tour guide. Decide if each sentence is correct or incorrect. Are you OK. If you have any problems. Evening meals are served from 7. There’s no charge for anything else – the trips are all included. from tomorrow.. Edward about pocket money. next to the lifts. put a tick in the box under A for YES. Breakfast is available in the Green Room from 7. in the restaurant.m. If it is correct. we all get the same but you can’t compare Man Boy Girl Boy Girl Boy Girl Boy Girl Page 49 . You will hear the recording twice.are excellent. Lucy? You don’t look very happy. please come and see me. That sounds reasonable to me.00 p. Rubric Now. to 9. Don’t forget that. You now have 20 seconds to look at part 3. If it is not correct.30. They will be ready for you to collect at 9 a. you can never have enough money because everything’s so expensive. How much do you get? Five pounds a week. Repeat Rubric That is the end of part 2. Listen carefully. the hotel swimming pool. Look at the six sentences for this part. from the kitchen before you leave on your trip. Listen carefully. But is it a fair amount of money compared to what your friends get? Well. You will hear a conversation between a girl. You now have 20 seconds to look at the questions for part 4. breakfast and evening meal are included in the Rubric Rubric cost of your holiday but lunch is an extra charge. Well. Pause 10 seconds Rubric Now turn to part 3. For lunch. instead of eight-thirty for three weeks because of the tennis competitions. I’d like to tell you about arrangements for meals and other hotel facilities. The rest of the time a member of the staff is there. put a tick in the box under B for NO. I’m always complaining about not getting enough pocket money.

Girl Boy Girl Boy Girl Page 50 . You see. has your Mum said to you. perhaps your Mum thinks it’s a question of being grown up. Boy Girl Boy Right. I play a guitar and I have to buy all my music myself. OK. as well as things I need for school. Maybe you should sit down with her and say. I have hardly anything left to spend on clothes and make up. Repeat That is the end of part 4. Pause 1 minute [Ping] Rubric That is the end of the test. you can have more next year when you’re 15? Well. thanks. Mum just says she’ll decide when I’m ready to have more and I’ve just got to wait. you don’t have to do anything for this pocket money? I keep asking my mum to pay me to do things for her round the house. Pause 5 seconds Girl Boy Not really. But. ‘What signs are you looking for. Do you have to help around the house? Boy Yes. Rubric So. Then I could buy clothes with the extra money and spend my pocket money on things for school. Well. That’s all right. Well. Let me know how you get on. but don’t complain and get angry . Pause 5 minutes [Ping] You have one more minute.my five pounds with my friends’ five pounds. that would be good for both of you but I can see why your Mum’s not keen because you’d never have time to do your school work. Pause 10 seconds You now have six minutes to check and copy your answers onto the answer sheet. how can I prove that I’m old enough to get more?’ So I should talk to her again? Rubric Now listen again.just discuss it calmly as you have with me. I think that’s a bit unfair.

here is an example. Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 4: What does the woman decide to buy Tanya? Now we are ready to start. it’s going to be about a quarter to eight now as there’s been a problem here at work. 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. I thought I ought to tell you that I’ll be a bit late tonight. Before we start. Man Orange juice is much better for them. let’s drive back quickly – it might still be there. Listen carefully. Man I know that her mother has bought her a set of Page 51 . Choose the correct picture and put a tick in the box below it. Man Were you able to catch a train home? Woman I’d just missed the last one. Man Oh I remember. Now. Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 2: When will Pete come to pick Dave up? [answerphone] Man Hi Dave. and he gave me a lift – taxis are terribly expensive. they never finish a bottle each. Let me know if that’s all right. There are four parts to the test. I put it down on the steps while I put my coat on. You know I said I’d pick you up at seven? Well.Listening Paper Tapescript (2) Rubric This is the Cambridge Preliminary English Test. You will hear each part twice. Please ask any questions now. me too. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. Pause 2 seconds Rubric There are seven questions in this part. Ask for two glasses then they can share the Coke. And the twins’ll drink Coke. but I don’t know what colour her sofa is. Write your answers on the question paper. Look at the three pictures for question 1 now. Sorry you’re not in. Repeat Man Oh no! I haven’t got my camera! Pause 5 seconds Woman But you used it just now to take a photograph of the fountain. She is our only granddaughter and she’s moving into her new flat soon. will you. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now open your question paper and look at part 1. what about you? Woman Mmm. You will hear each recording twice. You will have six minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the answer sheet. Where did the man leave his camera? Woman Yes. but just ask for one bottle. Pause 5 seconds Woman Terrible! My car broke down on the way home. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. I called the garage and they took it away on a truck. For each question there are three pictures and a short recording. I won’t be able to leave here until at least six thirty and it’ll take me about an hour to get changed and have something to eat before I come. because you must not speak during the test. but they refuse to drink it. Rubric 1: What do they order? [In a café] Man I’d like a coffee. sample paper 2. Rubric Man 3: How did the woman get home yesterday? Did you have a good day yesterday? Woman Well. Pause 5 seconds Rubric The first picture is correct so there is a tick in box A. it’s me. Woman We need to get a present for Tanya. she said that she needs some cushions. Fortunately a friend was passing. The recording will now be stopped. Pete.

And I haven’t watched the one from the library about football. Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 7: What will the man return to the library? Page 52 . the first half is a ‘what’s on’ guide which contains information about everything that’s happening in Woman I went upstairs to my bedroom but I’ve looked. right next to the phone and now I can’t find it anywhere. Man OK. You can buy it in all the usual places you would buy your local newspaper. oh of course. she’s got glasses already. Rubric Pause 5 seconds That is the end of Part 1. For each question. Pause 5 seconds Pause 5 seconds Rubric Rubric 5: What will James do on his birthday? Repeat Woman So James.. Rubric Repeat Pause 5 seconds Rubric 6: Where did the woman leave her notebook? Now we are ready to start. but I’ve finished all my work now. It’ll be in the pocket. Man What did you do when you’d finished the phone call? Did you put it in a bag or something? Woman I’m Lucy Holmes and I’m here today to tell you about my work. let’s get her what she’s asked for. Pause 5 seconds Pause 45 seconds Rubric Now listen again. Shall I take this video of the pop concert back? Woman I borrowed that one from a friend at school.. but I’ll keep the second one for another week. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. not because I want to be rich but because I want to do something different. Listen carefully. The magazine itself is divided into two main parts. Well. You will hear the recording twice. I took it off in the lounge before I went upstairs. I had it right here. And now I’ve done it! It is different from other magazines and I’m sure it’s going to be successful. Pause 10 seconds Rubric Woman Have you finished all this term’s work? Man Last week I thought I would have to spend my birthday sitting at the computer. so why don’t we get her a set of glasses? Woman Actually. Woman I can’t believe it. put a tick in the correct box. I’ve been a journalist for many years working for newspapers and magazines in this country and abroad.. So what’s the magazine like? I should explain that it’s a local magazine that will come out each Thursday – it’s the same size as the local weekly newspaper and in fact looks very similar. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. I was hoping to have a party but most of my friends are busy so I’ve accepted my sister’s offer to take me to a film – at least it’s better than going out for a meal with my parents. I think I’ll give her a ring about the colour. my jacket. You will hear a woman called Lucy talking on the radio about a new magazine. People ask me why I decided to start a new magazine. You now have 45 seconds to look at the questions for part 2. Now turn to Part 2... I wrote down my friend’s address in my notebook. What about these two Keep-fit videos? Woman Take the first one because I’ve finished with it.. questions 8 to 13. what are you going to do for your birthday? Man Well. I think this is the important difference. I’ve always dreamt of starting my own magazine. Repeat Man I’m going to the video library.knives and forks. Now listen again. No. but it doesn’t carry news and it doesn’t report on events as they happen.

Decide if each sentence is correct or incorrect.. For each question. thank you for inviting me here today to talk to you about the riding and holiday centre I run.the city over a seven-day period. questions 20–25. They are the honest opinions of our journalists. You’ll probably be pleased to know we don’t make you get up too early! After breakfast at 8. anyone who’s interested in . about living in a small town called Littleport. If you have any questions. There are several famous artists in the city. Look at the six sentences for this part. Ellen and her neighbour. Warm clothes such as jeans and sweater. and they’re supporting the new magazine by writing for it. because these are not advertisements. a four-day holiday is £292 per person and that includes the riding. You will hear a man talking to a group of people about the riding holidays he organises. Rubric Pause 10 seconds Repeat Now listen again... So. put a tick in the box under A for YES.30. Steve. Trainers are no good for riding. If it is not correct. You will hear the recording twice. put a tick in the box under B for NO. And now for the price. We want to write about the lives of local people. Listen carefully. the other half is the articles. fill in the missing information in the numbered space. I Now turn to Part 4. near a beach or lake where you can swim or sunbathe. Thank you. like Lisa Goodchild who has talked to us about her life in the first issue. You need to make sure you have the right equipment before the ride begins at about 11. But we’re not going to write only good things about the restaurants we choose. Everyone has to wear a hard hat and these are available free of charge at the Centre. I’ll be happy to answer them now. the writers are all independent journalists who say what they think. Rubric Now turn to Part 3. the accommodation and all food.. Man Page 53 . There are also reports on restaurants. We have a television room and a games room and there is a safe area in the garden for children to play in. Well.30 we begin at about 10 o’clock by getting the horses ready. There are music and film reviews. All our accommodation is in double rooms with bathrooms. some swimwear and a small shoulder bag for carrying a packed lunch. We arrive back at the Centre at about 4 o’clock.. That’s a strength of this magazine. You will hear a conversation between a woman. If it is correct. are useful. That’s one half of the magazine. the equipment. And it’s also got local bus timetables and useful phone numbers. The journalists are happy because the magazine has room for longer articles so they have more space to give their opinions. We hope to interview a wide variety of people. questions 14–19. Repeat understand that some of you are keen to visit us. Strong shoes or boots with a small heel are best. so you can decide what’s worth spending your time on. For the first few miles we go quite slowly. breaking for about an hour at midday. They may be famous or not but they have all done something interesting such as developing a new business. and information about special events. In the local area there are lots of things to see and do.. We opened the centre six years ago and organise holidays for people of all levels of experience. Pause 10 seconds Rubric Rubric Now we are ready to start. Pause 20 seconds Rubric That is the end of Part 3. [pause] I’m really happy because there are some fantastic journalists living in the area. many of them busy writing for national papers.[fade] Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. Let me tell you about a normal day’s programme. You now have 20 seconds to look at part 3. Both golf and fishing are available and there is an excellent museum not far away. Well. I’m afraid. Pause 5 seconds Rubric That is the end of Part 2.

I certainly am. When’s your next show? Man Actually it’s next weekend. I came back to this country last month. You will hear the recording twice. Page 54 . I’m Ellen Jones. We perform plays or musicals twice a year. You now have six minutes to check and copy your answers on to the answer sheet.. Woman [Surprised] Why not? Maybe they have a women’s team. Pause 5 seconds Rubric Now listen again. Woman [Ironically] Great. Pause 10 seconds Woman That’s true but I loved it. Pause 5 minutes [Ping] You have one more minute. Woman Hi. Pause 1 minute [Ping] Rubric That is the end of the test. Do you know if it’s expensive? Man About £24 a month. There’s always lots going on so it’s very exciting.. then there’s the football club. Pause 20 seconds Rubric Now we are ready to start. All you have to do is get a form and fill it in.You now have 20 seconds to look at the questions for part 4. Woman I used to work in New York. Anyway. Man Yes. Listen carefully. Woman [Unenthusiastic] Well I’m not sure. Man Hello. and it’s got a nice exercise room and swimming pool. You could help behind the stage with the lights or something like that. Man Oh really. I’m in the drama society. Women like playing football too you know! Anyway. [Hopefully] We’re always looking for new members. Man Well. I don’t think Littleport is going to suit me. My firm sometimes sends me to the States on business trips but I’m always pleased to get home again – New York’s so busy and noisy. is there a health club or a gym in the town? I used to go regularly in New York. thanks for asking but I’ve already got something planned. But there’s one problem – there’s a waiting list of about a year. Man That doesn’t matter. Are there any other clubs like sports clubs for example. but you wouldn’t be interested in that…. Steve Brown. Would you like to buy a ticket? Woman Well. Nice to meet you. Where did you live before? Woman [Excitedly] I must join. Repeat Rubric That is the end of Part 4. I’m your new neighbour. Woman Are you in it? Man Yes. we’re doing a musical. Man There’s the tennis club…. Woman I’m no good at acting or singing…. tell me about what there is to do here in Littleport. Welcome to Littleport.

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