In the Listening Test 73, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on said recordings.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation a woman and a man enquiring at a sports club about the membership and the facilities.

Section 2 is a local radio broadcast about the Rivenden City Theatre.

Section 3 is a man enquiring about the college courses.

Section 4 is a lecture on the Social History of the East End of London.

Audio

Section 1
Questions 1-10
Questions 1-4

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Notes on sports club

Example Answer

Name of club Kingswell

Facilities available:

Golf

1…………………………………

2…………………………………

Classes available

Kickboxing

3………………………………..

Additional facility:

4………………………………….. (restaurant opening soon)

Questions 5-8

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO NUMBERS for each answer.

MEMBERSHIP SCHEMES

Type
Use of faculties
Cost of classes
Times
Joining fee

Annual subscription fee

GOLD

All
Free
Any time
£250
5 £……………..

SILVER

All
6 £…………..
from 7……. to ……..
£225
£300

BRONZE
Restricted
£3
from 10.30 to 3.30 weekdays only
£50
8 £……………

Questions 9 and 10

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

9. To join the centre, you need to book an instructor”;s…………………….

10. To book a trial session, speak to David……………………(0458 95311).

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Section 2
Questions 11-20
Questions 11-16

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to questions 11-16.

What change has been made to each part of the theatre?

RIVEN DEN CITY THEATRE

A. doubled in number

B. given a separate entrance

C. reduced in number

D. increased in size

E. replaced

F. strengthened

G. temporarily closed

Part of the theatre

11. box office ………………….

12. shop ………………….

13. ordinary seats ………………….

14. seats for wheelchair users ………………….

15. lifts …………………

16. dressing rooms …………………

Questions 17-20

Complete the table below.

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

Play
Dates
Starting time
Tickets available
Price

Royal Hunt
October 13th to 17………………….
18…………………pm
for 19……………… and …………………
20 £………………..

Section 3
Questions 21-30
Question 21

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21. What is Brian going to do before the course starts?

A. attend a class

B. write a report

C. read a book

Questions 22-25

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

College Facility
Information

Refectory
inform them 22……………………… about special dietary requirements

23………………………………………
long waiting list, apply now

Careers advice
drop-in centre for information

Fitness centre
reduced 24…………………………… for students

Library
includes books, journals, equipment room containing audio-visual materials

Computers
ask your 25……………………………. to arrange a password with the technical support team

Questions 26-30

Complete the summary below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Business Centre

The Business Resource Centre contains materials such as books and manuals to be used for training. It Is possible to hire 26……………………and 27……………………. There are materials for working on study skills (e.g. 28……………………) and other subjects include finance and 29…………………….
30………………………………. membership costs £50 per year.

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Section 4
Question 31-40
Questions 31-37

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

A social history of the East End of London

Period
Situation

1st–;4th centuries
Produce from the area was used to 31………………….. the people of London.

5th–;10th centuries
New technology allowed the production of goods made of 32……………… and …………………………….

11th century
Lack of 33……………………………. in the East End encouraged the growth of businesses.

16th century
Construction of facilities for the building of 34………………………….. stimulated international trade.

Agricultural workers came from other parts of 35………………………….. to look for work.

17th century
Marshes were drained to provide land that could be 36……………………………… on

19th century
Inhabitants lived in conditions of great 37……………………………… with very poor sanitation.

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Questions 38-40

Choose THREE letters, A – G

Which THREE of the following problems are mentioned in connection with 20th-century housing in the East End?

A. unsympathetic landlords

B. unclean water

C. heating problems

D. high rents

E. overcrowding

F. poor standards of building

G. houses catching fire

Answers
Section 1

1. (a) keep-fit (studio)

2. swimming

3. yoga (classes)

4. (a) salad bar

5. 500

6. 1

7. 10 (am), 4.30 (pm)

8. 180

9. assessment

10. Kynchley

Section 2

11. B

12. G

13. C

14. A

15. E

16. D

17. October 19th

18. 7

19. Monday, Thursday

20. 18

Section 3

21. A

22. in advance

23. nursery

24. annual fee

25. tutor

26. Laptops & Printers (in either order)

27. Laptops & Printers (in either order)

28. report writing

29. marketing

30. Individual

Section 4

31. feed
32. Metal & Leather (in either order)

33. restrictions

34. ships

35. England

36. built

37. poverty

38. C, E, F (in any order)

39. C, E, F (in any order)

40. C, E, F (in any order)

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