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INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

There are four parts to the test.
You will hear each part once only. There are 40 questions.
Each question carries one mark.
For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.

Time Approximately 30 minutes (plus 10 minutes' transfer time)

SECTION 1 Questions 1- 10

Questions 1 and 2

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Girl in a jacket

Questions 3 — 10

Complete the notes below.

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


Pay: $6.50 an hour

Breaks : one hour for lunch and 3.............  coffee breaks

Holidays : three weeks a year in the first two years four weeks a year in the 4 .............

Staff training : held on the 5 .............  of every month

Special staff benefits or 'perks': staff discount of 6 .............  on everything except sale goods

Information on pension : see Personnel Manager, office in 7 .............

Boss's name : 8 .............

Duties : serve customers 9 ............. check for shoplifters check the stock

Expected to wear : a 10 ............., a red blouse, and a name badge


SECTION 2  Questions 11- 20

Questions 11 — 13

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C


Questions 14 and 15

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO business facilities are mentioned?

A    internet access

B    mobile phone hire

C    audio-visual facilities

D    airport transport

E    translation services

Questions 16-20

Complete the table below, write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

 

SHORT BREAK PACKAGES

Length of stay

Cost (per person per night)

Special features

2 days

16 E ……….

Full cooked breakfast

Entertainment in the 17  ……….

3 days

E60

AS above, plus:

—a 18  ……….

5 days

19 E  ……….

As above, plus;

— free beauty therapy on two Of the days

— full-day membership Of a 20  ……….

SECTION 3                  Questions 21-30

Questions 21 and 22

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN Two WORDS for each answer.

Research Project

>Harry and Katy have to concentrate on coastal change for their next project.

21. Their work could be delayed by the............

>They plan to get help from the Marine Biology Unit.

22. Before they go to the beach, they need to visit the............


Questions 23 - 26

Who will do each of the following tasks?

A

B

C

Katy

Harry

Both Katy and Harry

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 23-26.

Tasks



Questions 27-30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.


SECTION 4                 Questions 31 — 40

Questions 31 — 33

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Peregrine Falcons

31. The Peregrine falcons found in ………… are not migratory birds.

32. There is disagreement about their maximum …………

33. When the female is guarding the nest, the male spends most of his time …………


Questions 34 — 37

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Age of falcons

What occurs

20 days old

The falcons 34  …………..

28 days old

The falcons are 35  …………..

2 months old

The falcons 36 ………….. permanently

1-12 months old

More than half of falcons 37 …………..


Questions 38 - 40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Procedures used for field research on Peregrine falcon chicks

First:       catch chicks

Second:   38 ...............  to legs

Third:      39 ...............  of chicks

Fourth:     take blood sample to assess level of pesticide

Fifth:        check the 40 ............... of the birds

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