Listening Test 4 Volume 11

Listening Section 1


Listen carefully and answer Questions 1 to 10:

Questions 1–4

Select the correct answer from the choices given. Write A, B, C or D on your answer sheet.


1 Where is Mr. Garcia living?

2 Why doesn’t he like his accommodation?

3 Where are Mr. Garcia and his friends from?

4 What kind of place are they hoping to find?


Questions 5-7

Complete the details below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS.


Name Manuel Garcia
Current address 5
Telephone number 0453672348
Email addrees 6
Age 19
Gender Male
Smoker? No
Budgeted monthly rent 7 £


Questions 8-10

Select the correct answer from the choices given. Write A, B, C or D on your answer sheet.


8 Why can Mr Garcia expect a small reduction in rent?

9 How much is the accommodation agency’s fee for Mr Garcia?

10 Which items does Mr Garcia consider necessary?

Listening Section 2

Listen carefully and answer Questions 11 to 20:

Questions 11-13

Choose the correct answers to the following questions. Only ONE answer is possible for each question.


11 Which member or members of the speaker’s family have health problems?

12 Why didn’t the family go to Rotorua?

13 How did the speaker’s family first find out about the Waiwera spa?


Questions 14-16

Complete the sentences using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR NUMBERS.


Altogether, the number of people in the speaker’s holiday group was 14
One of the children from the other family was a 15 than the speaker.
Before leaving, the speaker and his family got information from the Internet and a 16


Questions 17-20

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.


What did the speaker especially like about the holiday? 17

Where were the children most of the time? 18

How does the speaker describe the people at the resort? 19

Which activities didn’t the speaker participate in, even though those activities were available? 20 

Listening Section 3

Listen carefully and answer Questions 21 to 30:

Questions 21-23

Complete the notes on what Mika says at the beginning of the discussion.


Mika says that if you miss what other people in a seminar say, it makes it hard to 21 the discussion.

She might have a 22 if she didn’t understand what, a tutor was asking her, but if she was wrong it was 23


Questions 24-27

Complete the sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.


Martina says that native speaker students often continue talking even if non-native speaker students like her 24

However, she points out that native speaker students will usually stop talking if you 25

She says that non-native speaker students need to anticipate and 26 in order to get involved in seminar discussions.

Michal points out that non-native speaker students can use 27 and body language to indicate when they are ready to add to a discussion.


Questions 28-30

Choose one correct answer to complete each sentence.


28 Martina thinks that non-native speaker students can improve the situation by being

29 Mika thinks that non-native speakers can improve

30 Mika says that


Listening Section 4

Listen carefully and answer Questions 31 to 40:

Questions 31-32

Complete the following summary of the lecturer’s introduction by using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

The lecturer says that he will first look at how some cultural values influence 31 and that then he will 32 demonstrating that approaches to learning in one culture may not be considered suitable in others.


Questions 33-36

Complete the notes on the way students learn in different cultures. Use ONLY ONE WORD for each answer.



Arab culture 34 of the Koran influences how other subjects are learnt.
Chinese culture Little or no talking or 35  with other students or culture teachers.


American culture Focus on developing 36 skills through questioning, for example.


Questions 37-40

Complete the notes on three Asian students and their experiences. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

Country of origin  Level of study  Experience of own education system




Students contribute little to discussions. Students  38 to ask lectures questions.
Japan Master Less focus on Constructing 39
 India research 40  are responsible for providing information about facilities and requirements.


1        D
2        B
3        C
4        C
5        35c Campus Lane
7        200-250/200 to 250
8        D
9        A
10      B
11      C
12      D
13      C
14      9/nine
15      year older
16      travel agency
17      accommodation,the accommodation(the) accommodation
18      (in/the/some) play areas
19      gentle, warm, helpful
20      basketball (and) volleyball
21      catch up with
22      guess
23      (quite) embarrassing
24      raise a hand
25      (just) interrupt (someone)
26      think quickly
27      eye contact
28      D
29      C
30      C
31      teaching and learning
32      present evidence
33      conserving
34      Memorisation/Memorization
35      interacting
36      argumentation
37      undergraduate
38      hesitate
39      logical argument
40      Lecturer ( or (and) supervisor)