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SECTION 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

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

Flanders Conference Hotel

Example

Customer Services Manager: …………Angela………..

Date available

  • weekend beginning February 4th

Conference facilities

  • the 1…………………. room for talks

      (projector and 2……………….. available)

  • area for coffee and an 3…………………
  • free 4………………… throughout
  • a standard buffet lunch costs 5 $ ………………….. per head

Accommodation

  • Rooms will cost 6 $ …………………… including breakfast.

Other facilities

  • The hotel also has a spa and rooftop 7…………………..
  • There’s a free shuttle service to the 8…………………….

Location

  • Wilby Street (quite near the 9……………………)
  • near to restaurants and many 10……………………..

SECTION 2

Questions 11 and 12

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO activities that volunteers do are mentioned?

A     decorating

B     cleaning

C     delivering meals

D     shopping

E     childcare

Questions 13 and 14

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO ways that volunteers can benefit from volunteering are mentioned?

A     learning how to be part of a team

B     having a sense of purpose

C     realising how lucky they are

D     improved ability at time management

E     boosting their employment prospects

Questions 15-20

What has each of the following volunteers helped someone to do?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 15-20

What volunteers have helped people to do

A     overcome physical difficulties

B     rediscover skills not used for a long time

C     improve their communication skills

D     solve problems independently

E     escape isolation

F     remember past times

G     start a new hobby

Volunteers

15   Habib                   ………………

16   Consuela              ………………

17   Minh                    ………………

18   Tanya                   ………………

19   Alexei                   ………………

20   Juba                      ………………

SECTION 3

Questions 21-26

Complete the notes below.

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

Background on school marching band

It consists of around 21…………………… students.

It is due to play in a 22……………………. band competition.

It has been invited to play in the town’s 23…………………….

They have listened to a talk by a 24……………………..

Joe will discuss a 25……………………. with the band.

Joe hopes the band will attend a 26…………………… next month.

Questions 27-30

What problem does Joe mention in connection with each of the following band members?

Choose FOUR answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-F, next to Questions 27-30.

Problems

A     makes a lot of mistakes in rehearsals

B     keeps making unhelpful suggestions

C     has difficulty with rhythm

D     misses too many rehearsals

E     has a health problem

F     doesn’t mix with other students

Band members

27   flautist                 ………………

28   trumpeter            ………………

29   trombonist          ………………

30   percussionist       ………………

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

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

Concerts in university arts festival

Concert 1

  • Australian composer: Liza Lim
  • studied piano and 31………………….. before turning to composition
  • performers and festivals around the world have given her a lot of commissions
  • compositions show a great deal of 32…………………. and are drawn from various cultural sources
  • her music is very expressive and also 33…………………….
  • festival will include her 34…………………… called The Oresteia
  • Lim described the sounds in The Oresteia as 35……………………..
  • British composers: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Frederick Delius

Concert 2

  • British composers: Benjamin Britten, Judith Weir
  • Australian composer: Ross Edwards
  • festival will include The Tower of Remoteness, inspired by nature
  • The Tower of Remoteness is performed by piano and 36……………………..
  • compositions include music for children
  • celebrates Australia’s cultural 37……………………..

Concert 3

  • Australian composer: Carl Vine
  • played cornet then piano
  • studied 38……………………. before studying music
  • worked in Sydney as a pianist and composer
  • became well known as composer of music for 39………………………
  • festival will include his music for the 1996 40………………………..
  • British composers: Edward Elgar, Thomas Adès
Section 1

1. Tesla

2. microphone

3. exhibition

4. wifi

5. 45

6. 135

7. pool

8. airport

9. sea

10. clubs

Section 2

11&12. A, E

12&14. B, E

15. F

16. A

17. E

18. G

19. D

20. C

Section 3

21. 50

22. regional

23. carnival

24. drummer

25. film

26. parade

27. D

28. B

29. E

30. F

Section 4

31. violin

32. energy

33. complex

34. opera

35. disturbing

36. clarinet

37. diversity

38. physics

39. dance

40. Olympics

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