Cambridge listening book 12 test 2 Best Practice

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Events during Kenton Festival

Example
Start date:…….16th……….May

Opening ceremony (first day)

  • In town centre, starting at 1………………..

listening book 12 test 2The mayor will make a speech
2…………………………….will perform
Performance of a 3………………….about Helen Tungate (a 4……………… )
Evening fireworks display situated across the 5……………
Other events
•    Videos about relationships that children have with their 6…………………

Venue: 7………………….. House
•    Performance of 8…………….. dances
Venue: the 9…………… market in the town centre
Time: 2 and 5 pm every day except 1st day of festival
•    Several professional concerts and one by children

Venue: library
Time: 6.30 pm on the 18th
Tickets available online from festival box office and from shops which have the festival 10……………… in their windows

Section 2

Questions 11-15

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Theater trip to Munich

11    When the group meet at the airport they will have
A    breakfast.
B   coffee.
C   lunch.

12    The group will be met at Munich Airport by
A  an employee at the National Theatre.
B   a theatre manager.
C  a tour operator.

13    How much will they pay per night for a double room at the hotel?
A 110 euros
B 120 euros
C 150 euros

14    What type of restaurant will they go to on Tuesday evening?
A an Italian restaurant
B a Lebanese restaurant
C a typical restaurant of the region

15    Who will they meet on Wednesday afternoon?
A an actor
B a playwright
C a theater director

 

Questions 16-20

What does the man say about the play on each of the following days?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 16-20.

Comments
A The playwright will be present.
B The play was written to celebrate an anniversary.
C The play will be performed inside a historic building.
D The play will be accompanied by live music.
E The play will be performed outdoors.
F The play will be performed for the first time.
G The performance will be attended by officials from the town.

Days
16    Wednesday
17    Thursday
18    Friday
19    Saturday
20    Monday

Section 3

Questions 21-25

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
Scandinavian Studies

21    James chose to take Scandinavian Studies because when he was a child
A he was often taken to Denmark.
B his mother spoke to him in Danish.
C a number of Danish people visited his family.

22    When he graduates, James would like to
A take a postgraduate course.
B work in the media.
C become a translator.

23 Which course will end this term?
A Swedish cinema
B Danish television programes
C Scandinavian literature

24    They agree that James’s literature paper this term will be on
A 19th century playwrights.
B the Icelandic sagas.
C modern Scandinavian novels.

25    Beth recommends that James’s paper should be
A a historical overview of the genre.
B an in-depth analysis of a single writer.
C a study of the social background to the literature.
Questions 26-30

Complete the flow-chart below.
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 26-30.

A bullet points
B film
C notes
D structure
E student paper
F textbook
G documentary

 

How James will write his paper on the Vikings

He’ll read a 26………………. and choose his topic.
He’ll borrow a 27…………………….. from Beth.
He’ll plan the 28………………….. of the paper.
He’ll read some source material and write 29………
He’ll write the paper using 30………………
He’ll write the complete paper.

 

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Conflict at work

Conflict mostly consists of behavior in the general category of 31…………….

Often a result of people wanting to prove their 32…………….
Also caused by differences in 33……………………… between people
34……………… conflicts: people more concerned about own team than about company
Conflict-related stress can cause 35 …………… that may last for months

Chief Executives (CEOs)
Many have both 36………………… and anxiety
May not like to have their decisions questioned
There may be conflict between people who have different 37…………

Other managers
A structure that is more 38 …………. may create a feeling of uncertainty
about who staff should report to.

Minimizing conflict
Bosses need to try hard to gain 39……………

Someone from outside the company may be given the role of 40…………… in order to resolve conflicts.

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Section 1

1. 2.45 6. grandparents
2. band 7. Handsworth
3. play 8. traditional
4. scientist 9. outdoor
5. river 10. logo

Section 2

11. B 16. F
12. C 17. B
13. A 18. E
14. B 19. G
15. C 20. C

Section 3

21. C 26. E
22. B 27. G
23. C 28. D
24. A 29. C
25. C 30. A

Section 4

31. bullying 36. confidence
32. superiority 37. visions
33. personality 38. democratic
34. structural 39. respect
35. absence 40. mediator

 

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