LISTENING Practice Test 1

Before you listen, find a pen and paper to make notes as you listen.


Section 1 Questions 1 - 10

Complete the notes below.

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

Narita Airport to downtown Tokyo

Travel destination



Arrival time at Narita Airport (1)
Number of terminals at Narita (2)
Recommended transport to downtown (3)
At airport, find (4) Station
Then change to Tokyo (5) System
Name of Mitchell's Hotel (6) Miyako Hotel
Hotel is in the Minato (7)
Electronic schedules are normally in (8)
On Namboku Line it's (9) stops to Shirokanedai Station
Shirokanedai Station to Lucy's hotel (10) minute walk


Section 2 Questions 11 - 20

Complete the notes about the speaker's experience.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


The speaker was in the army for (11) .

The plane was carrying (12) paratroopers and (13) of equipment and parachute.

Long flights give air crew and (14) the opportunity to train.

When he looked out of the window on this night the speaker could see the (15) .

When activity starts, it is the jumpmaster's job to (16) and a (17) means you must stand up and hook up your parachute to the aircraft.

Paratroopers who are afraid to leave the aircraft are (18) .

The movement of the parachute opening puts your stomach is (19) but once the parachute opens, everything is (20) .


Section 3 Questions 21 - 30


Questions 21 - 22

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C


(21) Chinese traditional medicine stresses the

      A. emotional entity of a person

      B. person's integrated body

      C. overall health and well-being of a person


(22) Chinese traditional medicine can be described as

      A. preventive and reactive

      B. preventive not reactive

      C. preventive unreactive


Questions 23 - 25

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


(23) Acupuncture works on the of the body.

(24) Chris says that acupuncture can cure .

(25) A traditional medicine practitioner advised one of the group not to .


Questions 26 - 30

Answer the questions below.



(26) What does the female speaker think Western medicine is better for?

(27) What would Chinese people stop doing if they got sick in the past?

(28) To live in harmony with the natural world, what should people do in the morning?

(29) How long is Chris's Diploma course?

(30) What is Caroline aiming to do to improve her health?



Section 4 Questions 31 - 40

Complete the table below

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


Approach to evaluation Methodology Details
Systems approach focuses on (31) that affect programme planning judges the success of a programme in (32) terms
Goal approach developed in the (33) compares objectives against (34)
Goal free approach looks for effects that the researcher did (35) the so-called (36) often determine the outcome of an evaluation
Decision-making approach helps administrators to make (37)
Responsive approach tries to see a programme from the (39) of the people involved in running the programme A client-centred approach that is based on (40) or fairness