General Training Reading

Additonal materials: IELTS Reading Answer Sheet

Time 1 hour


Read the instructions for each part of the test carefully.
Answer all questions.
Write your answers on the Reading Answer Sheet.
You must complete the answer sheet within the time limit.
Use a pencil.


There are 40 questions on this question paper.
Each question carries one mark.

 Turn the steam control to the off position. Any This button activates a jet of cold water which calcium deposits will be washed out by the allows you to iron out any unintentional steam. position close to the fabric but without  Always unplug the iron before filling the touching it. E Suits etc. It is possible to use this iron in a vertical position so that you can remove creases from A Filling the reservoir clothes on coathangers or from curtains. temperature of the iron and the amount of steam being given off depending upon the F Autoclean type of fabric being ironed. hold the iron in a vertical distilled water.  Turn the steam control to the desired In order that your iron does not become furred intensity. read the text below and answer Questions 1-8. therefore. regularly (12 times per month). Press the button for one second. B Temperature and steam control Important: Hold the iron at a sufficient distance from silk and wool to avoid all risk of Your Moulex iron has two buttons which scorching Do not attempt to remove creases control the intensity of heat produced by the from an item of clothing that is being worn. iron. your control to maximum. a maximum of one second.General Training Module You are advised to spend 20 minutes on Questions 1-14. Important: If your iron produces droplets of  Fill the reservoir and turn the thermostat water instead of giving off steam. reservoir is empty. C Spray button turn the steam control to autoclean. YOUR MOULEX IRON D Pressing button This button activates a super shot of steam which momentarily gives you an additional 40g of steam when needed. it will last longer if you use button to maximum. Your iron is designed to function using tap Turning the thermostat control and the steam water. produced is not always visible but is still able to remove creases. adjust the always use a coathanger. The steam  Always empty the reservoir after use.  As soon as the indicator light goes out. holding it over the sink. Continue the procedure until the creases. You can. up. unplug the iron and. Moulex have integrated an autoclean  Turn the thermostat control to the desired system and we advise you to use it very temperature. First. Important: Do not use this more than five successive times. Hold down the pressing button for reservoir. . temperature control is set too low. However.

Write your answers in boxes 5-8 on your answer sheet. 5 What sort of water are you advised to use? 6 What factor makes you decide on the quantity of steam to use? 7 What should you do if your iron starts to drip water? 8 What could damage your iron if you do not clean it? . Write the correct letter A-F in boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet.Questions 1-4 Match the pictures below to the appropriate section in the instructions. Questions 5-8 Answer the following questions on the Moulex iron using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

General Training Module Now. Seat Allocation Requests for particular seats can be made on most coach breaks when booking. can be reserved and guaranteed at the time of booking  the supplementary charge shown in the price panel will be added to your account. On any coach break there are only a limited number of single rooms. within the price. Other coach breaks have a limited number of rooms with private facilities which. Entertainment Some of our hotels arrange additional entertainment which could include music. early booking is advisable. Any extra costs incurred must be paid to the hotel by yourself before departure from the hotel. read the information below and answer Questions 9-14. Special Diets If you require a special diet you must inform us at the time of booking with a copy of the diet. Certain documents. they may not have the full facilities to cope with special diets. This will be notified to the hotel or hotels on your coach break. subject to availability. dancing. for example air or boat tickets. accommodation with private facilities. but a small holdall can also be taken on board the coach. etc. may have to be retained and your driver or courier will then issue them to you at the relevant point. . so that you receive them in good time before the coach break departure date. but since allocations are made on a first come first served basis.COACH BREAK INFORMATION Luggage We ask you to keep luggage down to one mediumsized suitcase per person. but on certain coach breaks the hotels used are tourist class and whilst offering value for money within the price range. When a single room is available it may be subject to a supplementary charge and this will be shown on the brochure page. and this will be indicated on the coach break page. When bookings are made with us you will be offered the best seats that are available on the coach at that time. Accommodation Many of our coach breaks now include. CLASSIC TOURS . Travel Documents When you have paid your deposit we will send to you all the necessary documents and labels. The nature and frequency of the entertainment presented is at the discretion of the hotel and therefore not guaranteed and could be withdrawn if there is a lack of demand or insufficient numbers in the hotel. film shows.

C additional luggage. D for an additional cost. B boat tickets. D entertainment. 11 If you need a special diet you should A inform the hotel when you arrive. 10 Your air tickets A will be sent to your departure point. 14 With every booking Classic Tours guarantee you will be able to A request high quality meals. . 9 If you want to sit at the front of the coach A ask when you get on the coach. C use your own personal bathroom. B take hand luggage on the coach. C book your seat well in advance. B must be collected before leaving.Questions 9-14 Choose the appropriate letters A-D and write them in boxes 9-14 on your answer sheet. D avoid travelling at peak times. D may be held by your coach driver. 13 Entertainment is available A at all hotels. C will be enclosed with other documents. D book tourist class. B pay extra with the booking. C tell the coach company. 12 It may be necessary to pay extra for A a bathroom. B arrive early on the departure date. D see a film if you want to. B if there is the demand. C upon request.

General Training Module You are advised to spend 20 minutes on Questions 15-29. 16 You want to join a club that has international branches. Questions 15-21 Look at the article Clubs for Students. 20 You are interested in finding out about part-time work. 18 You would like to take part in amateur theatrical productions. You may use each letter more than once. 21 You want to meet some English people who have started their careers. Which club would you contact for each of the requirements below? Write the appropriate letter A-G in boxes 15-21 on your answer sheet. The first one has been done for you as an example. Example Answer You wish to go swimming at 7am every morning. . G 15 You would like to take Spanish classes. 17 You would like an opportunity to speak in public. 19 You want to visit some famous sites with a group of other students.

the Membership Secretary. 24 £47 per year + initial joining fee £23. Events members.00). less later in the year). telephone the are free or at low often reduced prices. open 10. aged 18-19 £213 per year.00 F London InterVarsity Club (IVC) Membership: £35 per year.00-21. concerts. fitness testing and other education.30. gym. Office club or write (Freepost) to the office.00 Tuesday-Friday: 10. annual music and same or from different national backgrounds. hairdressing salon. but KCOF is the society for young people from all overseas visitors are welcome. art competitions. Membership fees: aged 16-17 placements specifically in London.30-17. welfare rights. Facilities include an squash.00-22. Members £25 per year plus attendance charge of £1 30 may use a fax machine a copier and per visit. visits to theatres. from cycling and C Kensington Committee of drama to windsurfing and yoga. exercise to music. multi- restaurants. badminton. cultural events excursions to places of interest others £70 per year + initial joining fee £35 and invitations to major British diary events (half price after July). able to meet lots of people. IVC is an activities and social club with a varied range of events. CLUBS FOR STUDENTS There are a variety of Clubs which provide There are branches around the world and 57 social and cultural activities for those wishing reciprocal clubs world-wide. aged 20- computers for CVs. support Facilities include photography art drama. Open 365 days per year. Quarterly to meet others with similar interests from the magazine. weekends database of jobs. parties. Coffee shop open for all facilities in London and Edinburgh with meals swimming pool (open 06. Moreover the centre holds a Hours weekdays 07. .00. and summer and winter programme of events for members.30 weekdays only G Central Club D Royal Overseas League Provides accommodation and club facilities. Further information from Open to overseas visitors and students. language courses. 25 £366 per year Hours Monday: 14. Most Friendship for Overseas Students members are young English professionals. between 18-30. accommodation and au pair 10.50. A Commonwealth Trust Membership fees overseas students aged 17- Organised discussion meetings. literary lectures. Each month there are some 40 arranges restaurant meals. plus £5 per month. circuit training. dancing and parties. B Charles Peguy Centre E YMCA London Central French youth centre providing advice. A new programme There are usually over 25 different events is sent each month directly to members (£5 to every week run by IVG members for IVC join in October. bars and accommodation.00-17.00-17. learned talks. The club countries. and information to young Europeans aged pottery. To find out more. weekends away around Britain. this is a club with No membership fee. information and advice service regarding sports clinic. discos. work placement and general activities. plus a walks and other gatherings where you will be weekly club night in a Covent Garden bar.

28 You must make an appointment to see the Students Adviser. Example Answer Answer The club is for overseas students only. 27 The services of the Students Adviser are free to all club members. 29 There will be a surcharge for accommodation over the Christmas period. In boxes 22-29 on your answer sheet write TRUE if the statement is true FALSE if the statement is false NOT GIVEN if the information is not given in the passage The first one has been done for you as an example. FALSE 22 The club has long-term dormitory accommodation. 23 Membership must be renewed monthly. .General Training Module Questions 22-29 Read the article on International Students House and look at the statements below. 25 The club is open to non-members on Tuesday evenings. 26 STA Travel help finance the Students Adviser. 24 The club provides subsidised restaurant meals.

Membership Unable to get home for Christmas? entitles you to use the various facilities How about joining in the fun at of the House. professional trainees. One of the key features of the student nurses and au pairs. (Useful tip: bring along 3 passport size International Students House is a photographs if you wish to take out unique club and accommodation membership. Britain. twin. This bedded and multibedded rooms new welfare service is open to all * 44 selfcontained flats for married students at London’s bonafide students and families academic institutions.INTERNATIONAL Club Room. enjoy a free cup of coffee STUDENTS and find out all about what’s going on. You can take advantage of HOUSE special membership offers. Monday to Thursday. dance. jazz and cinema wishing to spend a few days in * travel and excursions and much London over Christmas. Advice Service is that the Adviser can Membership costs are kept to an be seen during the evenings until absolute minimum to enable the about 8 pm. This is an opportunity for you to meet the staff and other club members. It has: International Students House! Check * restaurants out our special programme of activity * student bars and coffee shop taking place over the Christmas * study rooms period.30 pm for Open House in the internationalism. Even come and stay  the * clubs and societies House will be offering reduced * aerobics and fitness training accommodation rates for students * discos. 3/4 International Students Adviser. . You can join for as little as one month and for up to CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR one year at a time. It aims to * long and short stays welcomed provide welfare support to help MEMBERSHIP students overcome any personal or practical difficulties they may be Club membership is open to all full experiencing whilst studying in time students. We’ll also more! The best way to check out all have an exciting New Year’s Eve we have on offer is to drop in any party so come and join us and ring in Tuesday evening between 7. widest possible access.15 pm the new year in the spirit of and 8. It is located in the ADVICE SERVICE heart of London’s West End and is Thanks to the support of STA Travel close to all public transport facilities.) centre for British and overseas students in London. and in association with LCOS (the ACCOMMODATION London Conference on Overseas Students) International Students * comfortable accommodation for up House now provides the service of an to 450 people in single.

recycling technologies that have The four most common sources of paved the way for even greater paper for recycling are factories and utilisation of used fibre. . the different types and sorted from con- rest comes directly from virgin fibre taminants such as staples. tion programs. These include and sorting schemes and at the same paper in the form of books and perma- time. less white and of a rougher texture. paper of paper used for packaging and converters and printers and lastly advances in the technology required households which discard newspapers to remove ink from the paper have and packaging material. the community must also produce because it comes from a sus. paperclips. The paper allowed a higher recycled content in manufacturer pays a price for the newsprint and writing paper. PAPER RECYCLING A Paper is different from other waste recycling. trees are replaceable. We need to accept a tainable resource: trees. photographic paper and responded by developing new paper which is badly contaminated. Paper is also biodegradable. for example stationery may be and metals.General Training Module READING PASSAGE 3 You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 30-41 which are based on the Reading Passage below. from forests and plantations. Unlike the change in the quality of paper prod- minerals and oil used to make plastics ucts. contribute. so it There also needs to be support from does not pose as much threat to the the community for waste paper collec- environment when it is discarded. standards this is a good performance C There are technical limitations to the since the world-wide average is 33 per amount of paper which can be recycled cent waste paper. waste paper constitutes 70% ments and computer output. Not only do we need to While 45 out of every 100 tonnes of make the paper available to collectors wood fibre used to make paper in but it also needs to be separated into Australia comes from waste paper. retail stores which gather large industry’s use of recycled fibres is amounts of packaging material in expected to increase at twice the rate which goods are delivered. Governments have and some paper products cannot be encouraged waste paper collection collected for re-use. the paper industry has nent records. As a result. also offices of virgin fibre over the coming years. By world string and other miscellaneous items. which have unwanted business docu- B Already. To paper and may also incur the collection achieve the benefits of cost.

paper recycling is an must be de-inked. labour and ery is used to remove other materials capital that goes into producing virgin from the stock. manner for it to be useful to both indus- cium chloride. This involves adding important economical and environmen- chemicals such as caustic soda or tal practice but one which must be other alkalis. paper cannot with water and broken down into its be recycled indefinitely. Most paper is individual fibres. After passing through pulp. This recycled process it to produce new paper. paper can only be made from particular E Most paper products must contain kinds of recycled fibre. a non-renewable printed waste paper are grey in colour energy source. the fibres from use of fossil fuel. the paper has to be bleaching agents. carried out in a rational and viable water-hardening agents such as cal. . the fibres Nevertheless. This mixture is called down-cycled which means that a prod- stock and may contain a wide variety of uct made from recycled paper is of an contaminating materials. recycling requires the the repulping process. frothing agents and try and the community. And material can only be used in products the recycling process still creates where the grey colour does not matter. colour is not acceptable. However. This must be refined or treated in such a is necessary because some types of way that they bond together. Various machin. is made from mixed waste paper which Recycling paper is beneficial in that it has had little sorting.D Once collected. The sorted some virgin fibre as well as recycled paper then has to be repulped or mixed fibres and unlike glass. emissions which require treatment such as cardboard boxes but if the grey before they can be disposed of safely. particularly if it inferior quality to the original paper. Before the recycled sorted by hand by people trained to fibres can be made into paper they recognise various types of paper. soaps and detergents. to collect the waste because the printing ink has soaked paper from the community and to into the individual fibres. saves some of the energy.

..... ........ One major difficulty is the removal of ink from used paper but ..... and secondly it is less threatening to our environment when we throw it away because it is . The paper industry has contributed positively and people have also been encouraged by ... (30) .......... Use ONE OR TWO WORDS for each answer.............. Although Australia’s record in the re-use of waste paper is good. paper has two advantages over minerals and oil in that firstly it comes from a resource which is .. and E and. (32) ... Choose ONE OR TWO WORDS from the Reading Passage for each answer............... than before and to sort our waste paper by removing . (34) .... Write your answers in boxes 30-36 on your answer sheet....... ↓ (37) ... by adding water ↓ Chemicals are added in order to (40) ....... (36) ... (31) ................... using the information in the passage.......... we need to learn to accept paper which is generally of a lower .....General Training Module Questions 30-36 Complete the summary below of the first two paragraphs of the Reading Passage. Waste paper collected from: The paper is then Factories Retail stores → (38) .. Paper converters and printers Households and (39) ....... However. (35) ........... it is still necessary to use a combination of recycled fibre and ....... D....... to collect their waste on a regular basis..... to make new paper. .. ... SUMMARY Example From the point of view of recycling............. complete the flow chart below......... before discarding it for collection........ (33) ....... are being made in this area.. Write your answers in boxes 37-41 on your answer sheet....... Questions 37-40 Look at paragraphs C.......