Cambridge Listening Book 9 Test 2

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 Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.

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

Accommodation Form — Student Information


Type of accommodation:



hall of residence

Name: Anu 1 ______
Date of birth: 2______
Country of origin: India
Course of study: 3______
Number of years planned in hall: 4______
Preferred catering arrangement: Half board
Special dietary requirements: No 5______  (red)
Preferred room type: A single 6______
Interests: the 7 ______badminton
Priorities in choice of hall: To be with other students who are 8______To lie outside the 9______


To have10 ______ area for socializing

Contact phone number: 667549



Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Parks and open spaces

Name of place Of particular interest Open
Halland Common Source of River Ouse 24 hours
Holt Island many different11______ between 12 ______and ______
Longfield Country Park reconstruction of a 2,000-year-old 13 ______ withactivities for children daylight hours




Questions 14-16

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Longfield Park

14 As part of Monday’s activity, visitors will

A    prepare food with herbs.

B    meet a well-known herbalist.

   dye cloth with herbs.

15 For the activity on Wednesday,

A   only group bookings are accepted.

B   visitors should book in advance.

C   attendance is free.

16 For the activity on Saturday, visitors should

A come in suitable clothing.

B make sure they are able to stay for the whole day.

C tell the rangers before the event what they wish to do.

Questions 17-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-I, next to questions 17-20.

Hinchingbrooke Park



17    bird hide                ______

18    dog-walking area    ______

19    flower garden        ______

20    wooded area         ______


SECTION 3               

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Self-Access Centre

21    Students want to keep the Self-Access Centre because

A    they enjoy the variety of equipment.

   they like being able to work on their own.

   it is important part of their studies.

22    Some teachers would prefer to

A    close the Self-Access Centre.

B    move the Self-Access Centre elsewhere.

C    restrict access to the Self-Access Centre.

23    The students’ main concern about using the library would be

A    the size of the library.

B    difficulty in getting help.

C    the lack of materials.

24    The Director of Studies is concerned about

A    the cost of upgrading the centre.

B    the lack of space in the centre.

C    the difficulty in supervising the centre.


Questions 25-30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN WORDS for each answer.

Necessary improvements to the existing Self-Access Centre 




Replace computers to create more space.




The level of the 25 ______ materials, in particular, should be more clearly shown.


Update the 26 ______ collection.


Buy some 27 ______ and divide them up.


Use of the room


Speak to the teachers and organize a 28 ______ for supervising the centre.


Install an 29______.


Restrict personal use of 30 ______ on computers.



SECTION 4                 

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Business CulturesPower culture



Characteristics of organization       ●   small

●   31 ______  wer source

●   few rules and procedures

●   communication by 32 ______


Advantage:                                  ●   can act quickly


Disadvantage:                              ●   might not act 33 ______


Suitable employee:                       ●   not afraid of 34 ______

●   doesn’t need job security


Role culture


Characteristics of organization:      ●   large, many 35______

●   specialized departments

●   rules and procedure, e.g. job

36 ______and rules for discipline


Advantages:                                ●   economies of scale

●   successful when 37 ______

ability is important


Disadvantages:                            ●   slow to see when 38 ______ is needed

●   slow to react


Suitable employee:                       ●   values security

●   doesn’t want 39 ______


Task culture


Characteristics of organization:      ●   project orientated

●  in competitive market or making product

with short life


●    a lot of delegation


Advantage:                                  ●   40______


Disadvantages:                             ●   no economies of scale or special expertise


Suitable employee:                        ●   likes to work in groups

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