Cambridge Listening Book 8 Test 3

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SECTION 1 

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-3

Complete the form below.

Write ONE WORD ANDIOR A NUMBER for each answer.

Rented PropertiesCustomer’s Requirements

  Name:                           Steven Godfrey

  Example                          Answer  No. of bedrooms:                  four
  Preferred location:                 in the 1………….area of townMaximum monthly rent:            ………….

 Length of let required:              3………….

 Starting:                          September 1st

Questions 4-8

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ANDIOR A NUMBER for each answer.

Address    Rooms Monthly rent Problem
Oakington Avenue living/dining room,separate kitchen £550 no 4………….
Mead Street large living room andkitchen, bathroom

and a cloakroom

£580 the 5………….is too large
Hamilton Road living room, kitchen diner, and a6…………. £550 too 7………….
Devon Close living room diningroom, small kitchen 8 £…………. none

Questions 9 and 10

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO facilities in the district of Devon Close are open to the public at the moment?

A museum

concert hall

C cinema

sports centre

E swimming pool

SECTION 2   

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS ANDIOR A NUMBER for each answer.

THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTREWell known for:                11………….

complex consists of:             concert rooms

theatres

cinemas

art galleries

public library

restaurants

12 ………….

Historical background:           1940-area destroyed by bombs

1960s-1970s-Centre was 13 …………. and built

in 14………….-opened to public

Managed by:                    the 15 ………….

Open:                          16 …………. days per year

Questions 17-20

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS ANDIOR A NUMBER for each answer.

Day Time Event Venue Ticket price
Monday andTuesday 7.30 p.m. ‘The MagicFlute’(opera by Mozart) 17 …………. from £8.00
Wednesday 8.00 p.m. 18 ‘………….’(Canadian film) Cinema 2 19 £………….
Saturdayand Sunday 11 a.m. to10 p.m. 20 ‘………….’ (art exhibition) Gallery 1 free

          

SECTION 3   

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Latin American studies

21 Paul decided to get work experience in South America because he wanted

A to teach English there.

to improve his Spanish.

to learn about Latin American life.

22 What project work did Paul originally intend to get involved in?

A construction

B agriculture

C tourism

23 Why did Paul change from one project to another?

His first job was not well organized.

B He found doing the routing work very boring.

C The work was too physically demanding.

24 In the village community, he learnt how important it was to

A respect family life.

B develop trust.

use money wisely.

25 What does Paul say about his project manager?

A He let Paul do most of the work.

B His plans were too ambitious.

C He was very supportive of Paul.

26 Paul was surprised to be given

A a computer to use.

B so little money to live on.

C an extension to his contract.

Questions 27-30

What does Paul decide about each of the following modules?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 27-30.

A He will do this.B He might do this.

He won’t do this.

Module

27 Gender Studies in Latin America       ……..

28 Second Language Acquisition     ……..

29 Indigenous Women’s Lives   …….

30 Portuguese Language Studies  …….

SECTION 4   

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-34

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Trying to repeat success

31 Compared to introducing new business processes, attempts to copy existing processes are

A more attractive.

B more frequent.

more straightforward.

32 Most research into the repetition of success in business has

A been done outside the United States.

B produced consistent findings.

C related to only a few contexts.

33 What does the speaker say about consulting experts?

A Too few managers ever do it.

It can be useful in certain circumstances.

C Experts are sometimes unwilling to give advice.

34 An expert’s knowledge about a business system may be incomplete because

some details are difficult for workers to explain.

B workers choose not to mention certain details.

C details are sometimes altered by workers.

Questions 35-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Setting up systems based on an existing process Two mistakes

Manager tries to:

l improve on the original process

l create an ideal 35 ………………… from the best parts of several processes

Cause of problems

l information was inaccurate

l comparison between the business settings was invalid

l disadvantages were overlooked, e.b. effect of changes on 36 …………………

Solution

l change 37…………………

l impose rigorous 38 …………………

l copy original very closely:

-physical features of the 39…………………

-the 40 …………………of original employees

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listening book 8 test 3

19 . 4.50

20. faces of china

40. skills

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