LISTENING 29

by | May 9, 2021 | Listening

SECTION 1

Questions 1-10
Questions 1-6
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

FREE ACTIVITIES IN THE BURNHAM AREA

Example
The caller wants to find out about events on
A 27 June.
B 28 June.
C 29 June.

  
1.The ‘Family Welcome’ event in the art gallery begins at
10 am.
10.30 am.
2 pm.

2.The film that is now shown in the ‘Family Welcome’ event is about
 A sculpture.
 B painting.
 C ceramics.

3. When do most of the free concerts take place?
 A in the morning
 B at lunchtime
 C in the evening

4. Where will the 4 pm concert of Latin American music take place?
 A in a museum
 B in a theatre
 C in a library

5. The boat race begins at
 A Summer Pool.
 B Charlesworth Bridge.
 C Offord Marina.

6. One of the boat race teams
 won a regional competition earlier this year.
has represented the region in a national competition.
has won several regional competitions.

Questions 7-10
Complete the sentences below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Paxton Nature Reserve

7. Paxton is a good place for seeing rare ………………………….. all year round.
8. This is a particularly good time for seeing certain unusual …………………….. .
9. Visitors will be able to learn about ……………… and then collect some.
10. Part of the ……………………. has been made suitable for swimming.

SECTION 2

Questions 11-20
Questions 11-15
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Changes in Barford over the last 50 years

11. In Shona’s opinion, why do fewer people use buses in Barford these days?
The buses are old and uncomfortable.
Fares have gone up too much.
There are not so many bus routes.

12. What change in the road network is known to have benefited the town most?
the construction of a bypass
the development of cycle paths
the banning of cars from certain streets

13. What is the problem affecting shopping in the town centre?
lack of parking spaces
lack of major retailers
lack of restaurants and cafes

14. What does Shona say about medical facilities in Barford?
There is no hospital.
New    medical practices are planned.
The number of dentists is too low.

15. The largest number of people are employed in
 A manufacturing.
 B services.
 C education.

Questions 16-20
What is planned for each of the following facilities?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 16-20.

Plans
 A It will move to a new location.
 B It will have its opening hours extended.
 C It will be refurbished.
 D It will be used for a different purpose.
 E It will have its opening hours reduced
 F It will have new management.
 G It will be expanded.

Facilities
16. railway station car park  ………..
17. cinema                        .………..
18. indoor market              …………
19. library                          …………
20. nature reserve             …………

SECTION 3

Questions 21-30
Questions 21-26
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Subject of drawingChange to be made
21 …………. surrounded by treesAdd Malcolm and a 22 …………….noticing him
People who are 23 ……….. outside the forestAdd Malcolm sitting on a tree trunk and 24…………….
Ice-takers on 25 ………….covered with iceAdd a 26 …………… for the each person

Questions 27-30
Who is going to write each of the following parts of the report?
Write the correct letter, A—D, next to Questions 27—30.

A Helen only
B Jeremy only
C both Helen and Jeremy
D neither Helen nor Jeremy

Parts of the report
27 how they planned the project           …………..
28 how they had ideas for their stories …………..
29 an interpretation of their stories       …………..
30 comments on the illustrations          …………..

SECTION 4 

Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

ETHNOGRAPHY IN BUSINESS

Ethnography: research which explores human cultures

It can be used in business:

  •  to investigate customer needs and 31 ………….
  •  to help companies develop new designs

Examples of ethnographic research in business
Kitchen equipment

  • Researchers found that cooks could not easily see the 32 ………….. in measuring cups.

Cell phones

  •  In Uganda, customers paid to use the cell phones of entrepreneurs
  •  These customers wanted to check the 33 …………….. used.

Computer companies

  •  There was a need to develop 34 ………………. to improve communication between system administrators and colleagues.

Hospitals

  •  Nurses needed to access information about 35 ……………… in different parts of the hospital.

Airlines

  •  Respondents recorded information about their 36 ……………… while travelling.

Principles of ethnographic research in business

  •  The researcher does not start off with a hypothesis.
  •  Participants may be selected by criteria such as age, 37 …………………. or product used.
  •  The participants must feel 38 …………………… about taking part in the research.
  •  There is usually direct 39 …………………. of the participants.
  •  A lot of time is needed for the 40 ……………… of the data.
  •  Researchers look for a meaningful pattern in the data.
View Answers
1. B
2. C
3. B
4. A
5. C
6. A
7. birds
8. flowers
9. mushrooms
10. river
11. C
12. B
13. B
14. A
15. C
16. G
17. A
18. C
19. B
20. F

21. cave
22. tiger
23. dancing
24. crying
25. grass
26. scarf
27. A
28. C
29. D
30. B
31. attitude
32. numbers
33. time/ minutes
34. software
35. patients
36. emotions/ feelings
37. income
38. comfortable
39. observation
40. analysis

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