LISTENING 32

by | May 13, 2021 | Listening

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Cycle tour leader: Applicant enquiry

Example

Name: Margaret ………….Smith………….

About the applicant:

 wants a 1……………..job

 will soon start work as a 2…………………

 has led cycle trips in 3……………………

 interested in being a leader of a cycling trip for families

 is currently doing voluntary work with members of a 4…………………club

 available for five months from the 1 st of 5…………………..

 can’t eat 6……………………

Contact details:

 address: 27 7………………. Place, Dumfries

 postcode: 8………………………..

Interview:

 interview at 2.30 pm on 9…………………..

 will plan a short 10………………………about being a tour guide

Section 2

Questions 11-14

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Visiting the Sheepmarket area

11    Which is the most rapidly-growing group of residents in the Sheepmarket area?

A young professional people

B students from the university

C employees in the local market

12    The speaker recommends the side streets in the Sheepmarket for their

A international restaurants.

B historical buildings.

C arts and crafts.

13    Clothes designed by entrants for the Young Fashion competition must

A be modelled by the designers themselves.

B be inspired by aspects of contemporary culture.

C be made from locally produced materials.

14    Car parking is free in some car parks if you

A stay for less than an hour.

B buy something in the shops.

C park in the evenings or at weekends.

Questions 15-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A—l, next to Questions 15-20.

  1. The Reynolds House
  2. The Thumb
  3. The Museum
  4. The Contemporary Art Gallery
  5. The Warner Gallery
  6. Nucleus

Questions 21-24

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Presentation on film adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays

Stages of presentationWork still to be done
Introduce Giannetti’s book containing a 21…………. of adaptationsOrganise notes
Ask class to suggest the 22…………..adaptationsNo further work needed
 Present Rachel Malchow’s ideasPrepare some 23………….
Discuss relationship between adaptations and 24……….. at the time of making the filmNo further work needed

Questions 25-30

What do the speakers say about each of the following films?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to questions 25-30.

Comments

Aclearly shows the historical period
Bcontains only parts of the play
cis too similar to another kind of film
Dturned out to be unpopular with audiences
Epresents the play in a different period from the original
Fsets the original in a different country
Gincorporates a variety of art forms

Films

25Ran
26Much Ado About Nothing
27Romeo & Juliet
28Hamlet
29Prospero’s Books
30Looking for Richard
Section 4 Questions 31-40 Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.  
Noise in Cities  
Past research focused on noise level (measured in decibels) and people’s responses.  
Noise ‘maps’
•    show that the highest noise levels are usually found on roads
•    do not show other sources of noise, e.g. when windows are open or people’s neighbours are in their 31………………..
•    ignore variations in people’s perceptions of noise
•    have made people realize that the noise is a 32…………………. issue that must be dealt with  
Problems caused by noise
•    sleep disturbance
•    increase in amount of stress
•    effect on the 33…………………. of schoolchildren  
Different types of noise
Some noises can be considered pleasant e.g. the sound of a 34…………………….. in a town To investigate this, researchers may use methods from 35………………………….. sciences e.g. questionnaires  
What people want
Plenty of activity in urban environments which are 36…………………., but also allow people to relax But architects and town planners
•    do not get much 37…………………in acoustics
•    regard sound as the responsibility of engineers  
Understanding sound as an art form  
We need to know
•    how sound relates to 38……………………..
•    what can be learnt from psychology about the effects of sound
•    whether physics can help us understand the 39………………………. of sound  
Virtual reality programs
•    advantage: predict the effect of buildings
•    current disadvantage: they are 40………………………
View Answers
1. temporary
2. doctor
3. africa
4. youth
5. May
6. cheese
7. Arbuthnot
8. DG74PH
9. tuesday
10. talk
11. A
12. C
13. B
14. B
15. H
16. C
17. F
18. G
19. I
20. B
21. classification
22. worst
23. slides
24. issues
25. F
26. A
27. E
28. C
29. G
30. B
31. gardens
32. political
33. work/ study
34. fountain
35. social
36. lively
37. training
38. culture
39. nature
40. silent

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