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Test 1 ...................................................................................................p.4
Test 2 ...................................................................................................p.12
Test 3 ...................................................................................................p.20
Test 4 ...................................................................................................p.28
Test 5 ...................................................................................................p.36
Test 6 ...................................................................................................p.44
Test 7 ...................................................................................................p.52
Test 8 ...................................................................................................p.60
Test 9 ...................................................................................................p.68
Test 10 ...................................................................................................p.76
Test 11 ...................................................................................................p.84
Test 12 ...................................................................................................p.92
Test 13 ...................................................................................................p.100
Test 14 ...................................................................................................p.108
Test 15 ...................................................................................................p.116
Test 16 ...................................................................................................p.124
Test 17 ...................................................................................................p.132
Test 18 ...................................................................................................p.140
Test 19 ...................................................................................................p.148
Test 20 ...................................................................................................p.156
Listening Tapescripts
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Suggested Answers Section
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AI have many different hobbies and spend a lot of time on them.
People close to me believe that I spend too much time on my hobby.
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Jaaccqquueess bbeelliieevveess tthhaatt tthhee mmoosstt iimmppoorrttaanntt rruullee ooff ddiivviinngg iiss ttoo11check your equipment before each dive.
not descend too fast.
never dive alone.
Kapalai.
the varied sea life.
the rare species of fish.
the good diving conditions.
protect sea life.
prevent people from visiting.
preserve the environment.
suited the environment.
had been damaged by floods.
was more comfortable than a hotel.
there is more food there.
it is attracted to the passing boats.
it prefers the conditions there.
you will scare them away and be unable to take photos.
they can be dangerous and hurt you.
they can be seriously harmed by contact.
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1Pufferfish contain a powerful poison called
AA very important invention
Communicating without words
A festive meal
A future invention
Helping communication
Unsafe medicine
A risky meal
Aalthough the topsoil may thaw out
which remains frozen for much of
so except in the extreme south,
inland water transport is not possible
which drastically affects crop
production some years
which means that it experiences
anything from Arctic to hot desert
conditions
where the waters of the Gulf Stream
and Atlantic Ocean raise sea
temperatures
where tea and rice are grown
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As she leaned over the table to wipe it with the
Georgina straightened. With her free hand she
Outside it was a cold
wintry day and the caf was full of lunch-time
customers.
construction workers. They were very loud,
In a far corner, a few penniless students and
unemployed men were drinking tea and reading
In her early thirties, Georgina was small and
plump with dark hair and a complexion that
had become pale from constantly working in-
appearance, wearing practical, but shapeless,
clothing covered by an apron. She w
She was her
desperate for some excitement, some change in
her life, and in total despair of ever making it
workmen shouted for her to bring some fresh
tea over to their table. She still had many hours
goose pimples to her bare arms. In the doorway
stood a young man looking confused. Georgina
looked over to him and asked him to shut the
Georginas Caf
Inn tthhee ffiirrsstt ppaarraaggrraapphh,, tthhee wwrriitteerr ssuuggggeessttss tthhaatt GGeeoorrggiinnaa11was busier than usual that day.
was quite satisfied with her caf.
felt proud of the food she served.
found it difficult to survive financially.
seemed lonely.
were rude and demanding.
didnt have enough money to eat anywhere else.
only came to her caf to stay warm.
she felt unattractive whatever she wore.
her apron covered her clothes anyway.
her main concern was to be comfortable.
she didnt have the energy to think about it.
she had inherited it from a relative.
she was unable to find any other job.
she wanted to run her own business.
she liked the idea of having such a steady, predictable job.
had not succeeded in her business.
had unrealistic ambitions for the caf.
felt unable to make changes to her life.
refused to give up her dreams.
unhappy about having to make more tea.
angry that a customer had shouted at her.
aware of the amount of work she still had to do.
disappointed she would stay at home that evening.
thought he recognised Georgina.
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prehistoric monuments in Britain.
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love this amazing monument about 800,000 people visit it
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Some people, however, believethat it was used to calculate the
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AI like to express who I am through the clothes I wear.
I think its possible to wear the latest fashions and have your own style as well.
I believe its easy to dress well without spending a lot.
Its not so bad for everyone to wear the same thing.
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Accccoorrddiinngg ttoo MMrr NNiixxoonn,, sscciieennccee ssuubbjjeeccttss aarree lliikkeellyy ttoo aappppeeaall ttoo 11boys. 22girls.33boys and girls.15MMrr NNiixxoonn ssaayyss tthhaatt iiff bbooyyss ddoonn''tt lliikkee aa ssuubbjjeecctt,, tthheeyy ssaayy iitt iiss 11too difficult.
more suitable for girls.
they were the kind of stories they liked reading.
they understood why they were reading them.
they werent forced to read them.
they only do the job they have been given.
they may damage them.
they learn other things as well.
a boy.
because they try harder.
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1Sandwiches or sarnies as Brits like to call
them were first eaten in Western Europe, but
they are now enjoyed in countries all around
the world. Sandwiches have been a favourite
lunchtime snack in Britain for years. Each year
more than 2 billion are sold there. The most
popular sandwich filling is chicken, which
accounts for 30% of all sandwich sales.
Some experts say that a visit to the countryside
ASmart shoppers
Different tastes
A more convenient food
The right information
A much-loved snack
Improving health
Not such a healthy snack
Shopping preferences
Abut the rabbit always manages to
come out as the winner
and deals with everyday issues such
as sibling rivalry and work related
stress
with his rectangular-shaped head
and spiky hair
but it wasnt until the arrival of
film-making that animation
became sophisticated
so that is why cartoons are popular
which he usually says while
chewing a carrot
which is an attempt to show the idea
of movement
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As soon as it had finished, Dorian Gray
rushed behind the scenes into the green-room.
When he entered the room, Sibyl Vane looked
at him, and an expression of joy came over her.
cried. Horribly! he answered. Horribly! It
Dorian, she answered,
you should have understood. But you
understand now, don't you? Understand
what? he asked, angrily. Why I was so bad
tonight. Why I will always be bad. Why I will
never act well again. He shrugged his
shoulders. You are ill, I suppose. When you
are ill you shouldn't act. You make yourself
ridiculous. My friends were bored. I was
Dorian, she cried, before I knew you,
acting was the one reality of my life. It was only
in the theatre that I lived. Y
Tonight, for the first time in my
theatre in which I had always played. You had
made me understand what love really is. Oh Do-
rian, you understand now what it means? Even if
I could do it, it would be a crime for me to play at
being in love. You have made me see that.
turned away his face. You have killed my
love, he muttered. You used to stir my
imagination. Now Im not even curious about
you. I lo
You have thrown
it all away. You are nothing to me now. I will
never see you again. I will never think of you.
Without your art you are nothing.
The girl grew white and trembled. You are
not serious, Dorian? she murmured. You are
Acting! I leave that to you. You do it so well,
he answered. She moaned and threw herself at
voice. I cant see you again. You have
disappointed me. He turned and left the
room. In a few moments he had left the theatre.
When he arrived home, he entered his
bedroom. His eye immediately fell upon the
portrait Basil Hallward had painted of him and
seemed to have changed a little. He could see
just done some terrible thing. He quickly
glanced into a mirror. He couldnt see any lines
Basil Hallward's studio the day the picture had
Surely his wish had not come true?
Such things were impossible. But, there was the
Cruelty! Had he been cruel? It was the girl's
artist, had given his love to her because he had
thought she was great. Then she had
Doorriiaann GGrraayy sseeeemmeedd ttoo bbee aannggrryy wwiitthh SSiibbyyll VVaannee bbeeccaauussee 11he realised she did not love him any more.
she gave a bad acting performance.
he wanted her to end her acting career.
she refused to admit that she was ill.
she was a terrible actress.
she could never give up acting.
there is more to life than the theatre.
her love for him was not real.
she loved him so deeply.
he admired her character.
she inspired him because of her talent.
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I feel frustrated about the increase in crime.
I think there should be stricter punishments for criminals.
We need to fight crime as a community.
I dont worry too much about crime where I live.
Its important to try to reduce certain kinds of crime.
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Maarrkk ssaayyss ssppeeeedd ccaammeerraass aarree ssuucccceessssffuull bbeeccaauussee11there are so many of them.
drivers dont know they are there.
they remind drivers to drive more slowly.
no deaths from accidents at all.
half as many accidents as usual.
about 400 fewer accidents per year.
they changed the number plate on their car.
the photo of their number plate was not clear.
they said they werent the person who was driving.
most people dont know they exist.
they catch more people than fixed cameras.
only a few are needed.
only on busy roads.
only where they are really needed.
on every road.
usually lose them for twelve months.
have been caught speeding four times.
have refused to pay their fines.
like speed cameras because they make money from them.
think that speed limits should be lowered.
are happy if drivers know the location of cameras.
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AA convenient way to travel
Adopt an animal
A bright future for transport
Animals in charge
More than entertainment
Think before buying
Awhich process the information
and decide how to best deal
with a situation
who are elderly or disabled with
their everyday household tasks
and perform tasks without users
always having to tell them what to
because they could store
information which was used at
another time
which engineers at the MIT
Humanoid Robotics Group have
recently developed
which will probably make it very
popular with home owners when it
so any errors it makes, such as
putting clothes in the fridge, are
never repeated
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Unlike robots of the past, these new robots can
adapt to different situations
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Lisa walked out onto the terrace and gazed at the
plumes of smoke coming from the forest on the
along with many of the other farmers from the
village, was out helping the fire brigade to try to
extinguish the fire. Lisa sighed. It was worrying
. She went back indoors to start making
phone but he didnt answer. She realised that he
was probably too busy to have a conversation with
her at that moment. But she needed to talk to
somebody about the fire. W
as feeling just an o
The only way to find out was to go
As she walked back towards her home, Lisa
Lisa would have liked, at that moment, to run
through the village screaming in terror. Instead,
. They walked quickly
back to the main square in silence. She gave her
news about the fire reaching the outskirts of the
village to the caf owner. He was a kind and
sensible man and he patted Lisas arm reassuringly
as he told her that he would inform the authorities.
The air in the village began to thicken from the
The Forest Fire
Liissaa wwaassnntt ttoooo ccoonncceerrnneedd aabboouutt tthhee ffiirree aatt ffiirrsstt bbeeccaauussee11she knew many people were fighting it.
there were fires in the area every summer.
she didnt think it would reach the village.
she knew her family was safe.
was spreading very fast.
was bigger than previous fires.
was closer than she had thought.
was becoming more intense.
to take her mind off the fire.
to see if there was any more news about the fire.
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My relationship with my sibling has changed.
I have a good relationship with my sibling, but age does affect it.
My sibling doesnt respect my privacy.
My sibling should accept the fact that we are different.
My parents always support my sibling in an argument.
I find my siblings behaviour difficult, but I understand it.
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Jiillllss ffaavvoouurriittee kkiinnddss ooff ffiillmmss aarree ccoommeeddiieess..11True
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Saallllyy eevveennttuuaallllyy ddeecciiddeedd ttoo ggeett hheerr ddrriivveerrss lliicceennssee bbeeccaauussee11people kept asking her why she hadnt.
her parents promised to buy her a car.
her younger sister started learning to drive.
she found them too expensive.
her father offered to teach her.
her father said they werent necessary.
she couldnt afford to run her car.
her friends and family often asked her to drive them around.
she enjoyed the independence it gave her.
they are generally larger.
it is more convenient to drive in them.
they dont usually have buses.
she thought it might be safer.
it was different to her friends cars.
it was cheap to run.
it can make you lazy.
its expensive to run.
looking after it can be hard work.
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ADangerous beauty
Living in comfort
Making a living from the sea
An interesting read
Living off the land and sea
A smaller read
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It eventually became clear that the fire had
Aas it meant that flying embers
. He picked up his piece of bread with
one hand and his cheese with the other, and
The Eleventh Edition is the final edition, he
. The Eleventh
Edition won't contain a single word that will stop
being used before the year 2050.
He bit hungrily into his bread and swallowed a
Its a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.
e lots of unclear
all the rest of them? Plusgood covers the
meaning, or doubleplusgood if you want
. Ive
read some of those pieces that you write in
occasionally. Theyre good enough, but
theyre translations. In your heart youd prefer
to keep Oldspeak. You dont understand the
beauty of the destruction of words. Do you
know that Newspeak is the only language in the
Syme went on: Dont you see that in the end
we shall make thoughtcrime impossible,
will be expressed by exactly one w
meaning extremely clear and all other meanings
rubbed out and forgotten. Already, in the
Eleventh Edition, were not far from that point.
you and I are dead. Every year fewer and fewer
words, and the range of consciousness always a
little smaller. Even now, of course, theres no
reason or excuse for committing thoughtcrime.
the end there wont be any need even for that.
, at the very
who could understand the conv
1984,
by George Orwell
Whheenn WWiinnssttoonn aasskkeedd SSyymmee hhooww hhiiss wwoorrkk wwaass ggooiinngg,, hhee 11seemed nervous about speaking about it at first.
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that camping is more enjoyable.
I believe a person should manage their money wisely.
I am constantly spending money.
I prefer to spend money on others rather than on myself.
I prefer to spend my money on enjoying myself.
Im careful with my money so I can afford a treat occasionally.
I often buy things without thinking it through first.
I prefer to have the best, no matter what the cost.
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Carl really likes the boss at his new job.
True
False
Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr ssaayyss hhee ffiinnaallllyy ddeecciiddeedd ttoo ddoo ssoommeetthhiinngg aabboouutt hhiiss ffllyyiinngg pphhoobbiiaa bbeeccaauussee11he felt jealous of his friends adventures.
he had won a free trip overseas.
he lost a job because of it.
a fear of being in small, enclosed spaces.
fear that his life was in the hands of a stranger.
not understanding how aircraft fly.
refusing to fly may make his fear worse.
uncomfortable seats on flights can increase fear.
most people are a little afraid of flying.
started to look forward to flights.
flew even if he had other options.
felt flying was as safe as driving.
his seminar leader was with him.
he stayed busy.
he talked to the pilot.
he has become a friendlier, more open person since he began travelling.
he realises he knew little about different cultures before he began travelling.
all the opportunities of life are available to him now that he is travelling.
does not have the money to go everywhere he wants.
did not deal with his fear of flying a lot sooner.
does not have as much time as he would like to travel.
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1If you want to lose weight, avoid eating a lot
of foods that are high in calories such as
AShoppers beware
Risky exercise
Healthy eating
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Aas well as a support while fishing
as hunters have poached great
numbers of them for many years
and this has had a terrible effect
on local populations
which they use to communicate
with their human keepers
and are the leaders of a group of
before forming their own group
which makes it one of our nearest
living relatives
the fact that he w
Maybe if he hadnt gone away to university, he
would have been happily unaware of the
limitations of his birthplace. Of course, he could
view the entire world from his computer, but the
experience of actually living somewhere else was
his amazement at disco
seemed a million miles away.
that evening. He had been putting it off for far
too long. He knew that his mother would
understand how he felt; she had moved here
from the city after marrying his father. But his
father, born and bred in the small town of
Tadworth and proud of it, w
objections and plan what he would say in reply.
Jack waited until his father had finished his
future career. Dad, you know how much I enjoy
my work, he began, and I do think Im quite
good at it, but I just cant imagine staying here in
Tadworth my entire life. There, hed said it. It
looked at him. I was wondering how long it would
take you, he said. Ive been waiting since you
came back from university. Suddenly
Were going to bring the business into the 21st
century! his father proudly announced. Jack
Although they would stay in the family house
and keep the existing workshop, the business
headquarters would be in the city. These would
include a showroom, which would be Jacks
mothers responsibility. Here, their furniture
advert for a mobile phone. Jack turned the
television off and sat back in his chair, deep in
www.barlows.co.uk
Jaacckk wwaass uunneenntthhuussiiaassttiicc aabboouutt eenntteerriinngg tthhee ffaammiillyy bbuussiinneessss bbeeccaauussee11he felt he was being forced to enter it.
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AI put a lot of effort into trying to look good.
I think you should only eat what you like.
I try to lead a generally healthy lifestyle so that I can achieve my ambition.
I agree with the advice given to me but it is not easy to follow.
My values influence the way I live.
My condition doesnt stop me from having a full and active life.
Ive been living unhealthily but now Im making some changes.
Bootthh TToomm aanndd AAnnnnaa tthhiinnkk sskkiiiinngg iiss eexxppeennssiivvee..11True
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Allaann ssaayyss tthhaatt aatt ffiifftteeeenn hhee 11rarely went to school.
started to have problems at school.
had to leave school.
guilty about the cost.
relieved to be out of school.
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1Kitesurfing is a new summer sport that
combines surfing with kite-flying. A kitesurfer
simply stands on a board connected to a kite
thrilling, but it can soon turn to disaster if the
AA successful changeBBA lot in common
A worrying change
Aid work
Staying safe
Choosing a career
Preparing for the future
A new way to travel
Awhich could have been a popular
decision with both fans and
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William waited patiently in the slow-moving
arms and a face full of scars from the amateur
a way of speaking
that had developed among the working classes
was very different.
William was regarded by many in his field as
one of the best lawyers in London a
reputation that had taken him just ten years to
build. People joked that he was a lawyer who
was as tough in the courtroom as he was in the
boxing ring. His knowledge and skills were
considered so good that other lawyers, as well
finding himself wondering if he himself could
develop a similar talent.
From childhood, William had alw
become familiar with many of Europes most
that he had written and collected over the
years. He simply referred to them all as The
publisher, nor the desire to read a bad review if
the critics did not like his work.
Peeooppllee oofftteenn tthhoouugghhtt WWiilllliiaamm wwaass uunneedduuccaatteedd bbeeccaauussee ooff11the job he did.22the way he spoke.
the area he lived in.
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AMy admiration of this person developed because of a hobby.
I admire this person even more because they are not perfect.
This person always encouraged people to follow their dreams.
I dont understand why others criticise me for admiring this person.
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1Some people believe that certain kinds of
music help plants to grow more quickly.
They say that plants grow well if calm music
AA popular creation
Trying to help nature
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Awhich was then governed by
and plays an important part in
many countries culture
when access to tea imports was
cut off
where it became popular during
the seventeenth century
which soon became the most
and that it could cure many
so they forbade people to drink it
furious, and demanded a word outside. At that
moment I was just curious to find out what had
bothered her so much. I followed her outside.
Ive just paid a little visit to our old friend Fat
Micky, she said, to put some pressure on him
about last years Renfrew robbery, and he says
you took some cash to lose some evidence.
Well?
If Id known what was coming, I could have
and I knew it showed. Its a lie, I
will say anything. I hoped I sounded
but she was looking straight at me
with her sharp blue eyes and I felt like a
schoolboy in trouble with the headmaster. I
leaned back against the wall trying to look like I
didnt have a care in the world, despite the fact
that I was having difficulty breathing and I could
feel the beads of sweat gathering on my
Sharon was a woman Id always admired. A
Now, as Sharon confronted me, I felt small,
ugly and very guilty. I also felt annoyed with her
at that moment. What made her so perfect? Had
she never put a foot wrong anywhere? Ever? My
should I just brush off the accusation and pray
she didnt tell anyone? I had no idea if this
conversation could finish off my promising
At the end of the day it would all come down to
my word against Mickys and he was just a cheap
criminal. But I didnt want people whispering
behind my back, wondering if it were true,
I didnt want to lose my chance of further
ou w
thought you were very honest and Ive just lost a
little more faith in humanity, she said. But
. I would be able to hold my
head high with everyone in the station, apart
Shhaarroonn wwaass aannggrryy bbeeccaauussee11Fat Micky was threatening her.
she found out the writer had put her in danger.
she thought the writer may have harmed the case.
she had been tricked by Fat Mickey.
reacted wrongly.
was seen doing wrong.
wasnt feeling confident.
was taken by surprise.
was afraid that he looked guilty.
managed to persuade her that he was innocent.
didnt try to defend himself.
succeeded in staying calm.
was Sharons fault.
should be forgiven.
hadnt hurt anyone.
he would lose his job.
his colleagues would lose their trust in him.
Micky would try to hurt him.
Sharons career would be affected.
still admired the writer.
would reveal what she knew.
felt disappointed with the writer.
believed the writer was innocent.
knew she would never trust him again.
was relieved that she would forgive him.
knew that he would never be promoted.
felt very annoyed with her.
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were leaving
woke up
were falling
constantly
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watching
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AI was born to do this job.
Im always learning more so that I can achieve my goals.
Im thinking of doing a different job that I think would be very rewarding.
I really like my job but it can be very challenging at times.
I am disappointed with my career choice.
Boobbbbyy iissnntt ggooiinngg oonn hhoolliiddaayy tthhiiss ssuummmmeerr..11True
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Ryyaann iiss oonn tthhee rraaddiioo ttoo ttaallkk aabboouutt PPaarraaddiissee PPaarrkk iinn oorrddeerr ttoo 11advertise the parks tenth anniversary.
encourage people to think about conservation.
ask the public for money.
check the daily schedule of events.
not miss the rides and swimming areas.
they are trying to save them from extinction.
they attract large numbers of visitors.
they rescued them from danger.
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1The Phoenicians were some of the greatest
sailors of the ancient world they
dominated sea trade in the Mediterranean
for over 3,000 years. It is the Phoenicians
that we have to thank for the invention of
it was so precious that a gram of it cost
more than a gram of gold. The Phoenicians
were the only people who knew how to
make purple dye in ancient times. In fact,
this was how the Phoenicians initially
became rich.
Video games are as popular as ever. No
longer are they just games for children, as
adults of all ages are playing high-tech
games and joining online gaming worlds.
One of the downsides of all this game
playing is that it can be very addictive. In
some countries, video game addiction
clinics have opened to try to help the
increasing number of addicts.
Crime is a major problem for many
communities today. Studies have shown
that communities with organised
Neighbourhood Watch programmes have
lower crime rates. These programmes
involve community members working
ABeliefs at sea
A growing problem
Designing a new building
Masters of the ocean
Not just a building
Land and sea
A valuable trade
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1).....
realised that his son had outstanding musical
give him musical training, teaching the young
2).....
Awhose music was an inspiration
for Mozarts own compositions
which soon lost him his job
which brought him a considerable
which became one of his most
when he was just five years old
who lived to adulthood
who also composed his own music
Hello, have you got to work? Tom turned
around suddenly and said: Oh, Ben, its you! I
didnt notice you. Im going swimming, Ben
said. Dont you wish you could come too? But
of course you'd rather work, wouldnt you?
Course you would! Tom contemplated the boy a
bit, and said: What do you call work? Well,
isnt THAT work? Ben answered. Tom
continued with his whitewashing, and answered
carelessly: Well, maybe it is, and maybe it isnt.
All I know, is, it suits Tom Sawyer. Oh come,
now, Ben said. You dont mean that you LIKE
it? The brush continued to move. Like it? W
nibbling his apple. Tom swept his brush back and
steam boat Big Missouri worked and sweated in
the sun, Tom sat on a barrel in the shade close by,
munched his apple, and planned the slaughter of
ery once in a while; they came
to make fun of T
m, but remained to whitew
By the time Ben was tired, Tom had traded the
next chance to Billy Fisher for a kite in good
condition and when he got tired, Johnny Miller
with and so on, and so on, hour after hour.
When the middle of the afternoon came, from
being a poor poverty-stricken boy in the morning,
Tom was rolling in wealth. Besides the things
already mentioned, he had twelve marbles, a
that wouldnt unlock anything, a piece of chalk, a
tin soldier, six fire-crackers, a kitten with only
one eye, a brass doorknob, a dog-collar but no
plenty of company and the fence had three coats
of whitewash on it! If he hadnt run out of
T
. He had discovered a great
namely, that in order to make a man or a boy
want a thing, it is only necessary to make the
Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain
Toomm ttoolldd BBeenn hhee ddiiddnntt mmiinndd ppaaiinnttiinngg tthhee ffeennccee bbeeccaauussee 11he liked helping with chores.
he didnt want to go swimming.
it was a chore that he didnt do often.
he always enjoyed painting.
Ben began to admire Toms work.
Tom felt more eager to do a good job.
Ben now wanted to paint the fence.
Tom no longer wanted to paint the fence.
to match the back fence.
to be painted quickly.
to be painted extremely well.
to be mended as well as painted.
was afraid that he wouldnt do a good job.
demanded that he give him his apple.
tried to make him believe he didnt want him to.
boys to paint the fence.
gifts for Tom.
paint and brushes for everyone.
chances for Tom to relax.
they had put on enough coats.
there were no more boys left to help.
there was no more paint left.
they had no more gifts to give to Tom.
satisfied.
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went forward
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Nowadays, a lot of children
affect their children in negative ways whereas others disagree and feel that they can even
AI am involved in environmental issues on a global scale.
Im aware of environmental problems, but I take no action.
I take action at a local level.
I encourage others to take an interest in the environment.
I feel annoyed by people who dont take environmental issues seriously.
Paauull ggiivveess gguuiittaarr lleessssoonnss ttoo ootthheerrss iinn tthhee aafftteerrnnoooonnss..11True
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Addrriieennnnee ssaayyss tthhaatt ddoogg ttrraaiinniinngg 11is best done by a professional.
is not particularly difficult.
requires a lot of time and effort.
dogs learn it easily.
it teaches your dog that you are in control.
dogs do this naturally.
is the most difficult command to teach.
should be taught at the same time as sit.
isnt a command that a dog naturally follows.
taking your time.
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1You wont see any elephants or tigers at this
circus; Cirque du Soleil is comprised of
people only. Acrobats, clowns, dancers and
singers are all part of the action. Each
incredible show has its own theme and
storyline and is performed to live music.
Instead of there being a curtain to separate
the acts, artists remain on stage and in
character during the entire show. These
gifted performers even move their own
props on and off the stage.
AProtection from the weather
Indoor & outdoor shoes
Different shoes for different people
Talented people
Powerful colours
Predicting the weather
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Awith the largest mountain peak
representing the nose
Dr. Browns dental practice was on the
had been built towards the end of the 19th
century. The front room, which served both as
was first occupied. The usual selection of
to pieces, were scattered on a scratched coffee
Some of the people sitting in the waiting room
were idly flipping through the old magazines
Were they all here for the same routine checkup
as he was? Surely not; that lady was clearly in
pain, so he decided the others must all have
terrible problems as well. For a start, the knitting
breaking a tooth. He was sure this was the case
because his mother was always warning him that
this would happen to him if he didnt stop
chewing his pen when he was doing his
homework. And that man with the grey hair;
wasnt his right cheek just a little bit swollen?
then a bell rang somewhere in the room.
, but he had a horrible feeling that it was
going to be a long time before it was his turn to
Inn tthhee ffiirrsstt ppaarraaggrraapphh,, tthhee wwrriitteerr ggiivveess tthhee iimmpprreessssiioonn tthhaatt DDrr BBrroowwnnss ddeennttaall pprraaccttiiccee 11had been operating for many years.
was in a poor area of town.
was not very spacious.
he didnt want to break the silence in the room.
he knew that his father wouldnt want him to.
he could see that she was busy.
he didnt want to appear rude.
it took their minds off their pain.
they expected to wait a long time to see the dentist.
they didnt want to speak to one another.
they knew the magazines in the waiting room were old.
felt happy that he had only come for a checkup.
tried to imagine why each of them had come to see the dentist.
was shocked by the serious problems that some of them had.
felt sorry for those who seemed to be in a lot of pain.
stopped feeling bored.
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Thejumping spider family is the largest family of spiders and includes more than 5,000 species.
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have been built
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remarks
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rejected
problem
wrong
incorrect
sitting
taking
look over
giving all kinds of
all her time in the evenings in her room studying, or so they thought. They had to
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AIts very important to me to see the difference Im making.
Jaannee bbeelliieevveess tthhee eevveenntt wwiillll ddiissccoouurraaggee ppeeooppllee ffrroomm ddrrooppppiinngg lliitttteerr iinn tthhee ffuuttuurree..11True
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Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr iiss 11arestaurant critic.
ahead chef.
arestaurant owner.
have improved in several ways.
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1The game of snakes and ladders was
originally played in ancient India and was
called Moksha Patamu. The ladders
represented good deeds and
characteristics such as kindness and the
snakes bad ones such as anger. As in the
modern game, there were always fewer
ladders than snakes. This was to remind
children how difficult it is to live a moral
and correct life.
For many decades, no one had any idea
that smoking was unhealthy. Nowadays
AProblems at school
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Aso that people are not able to use
which makes them incredibly useful
as a result of disruption from
with users decorating and
reflect their personality
live without
such as accidents being caused by
drivers using mobile phones
and even show social status
Martin was lying on his back trying to loosen a
Could you take a look at my bike? I know whats
the boots. Martin stood up slowly, wiping his
was another know-it-all motorbike enthusiast
The bike was on the road just outside the
workshop and Martin went out to take a look. He
hoped the biker wouldnt notice his slight limp. He
Five years ago hed had a very bad accident that
. He tried to be patient with his customers
he wasnt very good at it.
The one thing he was brilliant at was repairing
motorbikes. No matter what condition they were
wouldnt even recognise his own bike by the time
He pulled his tool box over to the bike and
He was concentrating so much on what he was
doing that he didnt hear her come into the
Michelle leaned against his workbench and
face. He couldnt tell what she was thinking
he knew was that they were nothing like
perfectly. Youre looking very tired and
stressed, she said. I think we need a bike ride
sounded like a very good idea. He grabbed his
Inn ppaarraaggrraapphh oonnee,, wwee lleeaarrnn tthhaatt MMaarrttiinn wwaass ttiirreedd ooff ccuussttoommeerrss11not reading their owners manuals properly.
entering his workshop without knocking.
thinking they knew more than him.
interrupting him when he was busy.
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It had started happening shortly after she had become a student at the university and it made Helen feel very uncomfortable.
AMy neighbourhood has been improved recently.
Life in my neighbourhood has more advantages than you might think.
I like the convenience of my neighbourhood.
Bootthh TToomm aanndd KKaattee oofftteenn ssttaayy uupp aallll nniigghhtt ssttuuddyyiinngg.. 11True
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Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr ssaayyss tthhaatt tthhee vviillllaaggee wwhheerree sshhee ggrreeww uupp wwaass11a safe place.
not a very friendly place.
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1Many people apply sunscreen only once
AClothing for all occasions
A national symbol
Smart clothes
Common mistakes
Choosing wisely
A common problem
Creating fashions
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prisons where children were kept so that they
2).....
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Awhich became a place where
was a clergyman in the north of
England, who was respected by all who knew
him. My mother, who married him against the
wishes of her friends, was a rich mans
daughter. Her father clearly told her that if she
became the poor parsons wife, she must give
up all of her fathers wealth. Anyone would be
grounds, of course, but she would rather live in
with any other man in the world. Her father
believed that making his daughter give up her
fortune would work in splitting them up, but
he was mistaken. The two married and as a
result my mothers fortune all went to her
ery w
were the only two who survived early
childhood. Being the youngest daughter, I was
increase his little fortune, always for the family.
Saving, however, was not my fathers strong
He liked to see his house comfortable, and his
wife and daughters well clothed, and well
looked after. Also he w
One day, a kind friend suggested to him a way
of doubling his private property and later
increasing it even more. This friend was a
merchant who generously offered to giv
, if he would
for his voyage.
My father was delighted, as we all were, with
Mary and I passed while sitting at our work by
the fire, or under the weeping birch tree in the
garden, talking of future happiness to ourselves
and our parents, of what we would do, and see,
and have with our coming fortune.
Unfortunately, disaster struck when news
hopefulness of youth I soon reco
from the
about the misfortune continually, and was very
and paying our debts and
reducing our expenses in as many ways as she
by the disaster. His health,
strength and spirits sank and he never fully
recovered them.
Agnes Grey
by Anne Bront
Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr ooff tthhee ssttoorryy iiss RRiicchhaarrdd GGrreeyyss11wife.
daughter.
mother.
granddaughter.
had managed her money well.
had married a more respected man.
had followed her heart.
had followed her fathers wishes.
didnt receive a good education.
had to follow lots of rules in the home when they were children.
saw few people outside of their family while growing up.
he didnt want others to think he wasnt generous.
buy some property.
lend him some money for a voyage.
start a shipping business.
invest some money in his business.
things the family had bought because they thought they would soon be rich.
the familys shock after losing their money.
the unrealistic hopes the family had for the future.
things the family had lost because of the tragedy at sea.
the familys debts and troubles kept increasing.
each member of the family was affected differently.
the narrators mother couldnt forgive the narrators father.
the narrator was depressed for a long time.
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are/will be/would be spending
havent forgotten
believed
useful
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role
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hiked
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14)........
What is your opinion? Is it ever a good idea to keep animals in zoos?
Use the following plan:
AI feel that too much interest is shown in my homework at home.
I find it easier to concentrate at home than at school.
I think its important to have an organised homework routine.
I feel that homework is a waste of my time.
I find it difficult to find somewhere to do my homework in peace.
I find it difficult to do my homework without help.
Maarryyss ddaadd iiss aa ppiilloott.. 11True
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Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr wwaanntteedd ttoo ggoo ttoo SSoouutthh AAmmeerriiccaa bbeeccaauussee11she had enjoyed working on a project about it.
she wanted to see the nature there.
her father had told her a lot about it.
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going out into the wild and capturing them.
Today, this happens very rarely. For one
thing, it is extremely stressful for the animals
involved and there is a high risk of injury.
Also, wild animals often carry diseases that
would harm the other animals in the zoo.
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Awhich seems very strange to
modern cultures
and showed that cats had been
kept by humans for far longer than
we had previously thought
so that they would have food for
their journey into the afterlife
as they kept rats and mice away
from homes
and they also worshipped the cat
like one of their gods
because they believed that this
would protect the inhabitants
even by accident
Are you looking for a room? the man had
asked. Wed only just got off the bus. Ian was
compartment. Good prices, the man
Wed been all around the country that
summer, finding temporary work to pay for
our travels. Ian had grown up in a village, so
for a week or two. Im a city
meant that I got all the heavy work!
Once we had collected our bags, we followed
, if only for a few weeks.
ys pa
and we went back to our rooms feeling quite
Within a couple of days, I had started work
at a fish restaurant in the town washing up the
pots and dishes. Maybe it w
watch the chef preparing the food and
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Thhee mmaann wwaaiittiinngg aatt tthhee bbuuss ssttoopp wwaass vveerryy11rude.22impatient.
persistent.
they thought they would be suitable for it.
they needed seasonal workers.
they had known Ian since he was young.
they found both boys cheerful and friendly.
how popular they were.
what time of year it was.
how nice the exterior was.
where they were.
staying in hotels.
packing his suitcase.
moving from place to place.
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had passed
have been given
had left
continuous
amazing
conversation
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John had never been very good
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too risky.
Use the following plan:
AI appreciate travelling for my job.
I have found a way to travel quite cheaply.
I dont have to travel far to find what I want.
I prefer to travel by myself.
Thinking about my holiday helps me to cope with my busy schedule.
I think people should think about the negative effects of travelling.
I want to travel more but I have a problem that stops me.
Laauurraa iiss llooookkiinngg aatt mmoobbiillee pphhoonneess iinn aa sshhoopp wwiinnddooww.. 11True
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Whhiillee ggrroowwiinngg uupp,, tthhee nnaarrrraattoorr aattee ffoooodd tthhaatt wwaass11unhealthy.
badly cooked.
not very varied.
liked only by the foreign students.
good value but not very healthy.
worse than what he was used to.
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ATravel with a purpose
Make a discovery
The earliest known use of the wheel was
probably the potters wheel in 3500 BC in
Mesopotamia. Interestingly enough, the
wheel was used for manufacturing before
it was used for transporting. Today, nearly
every machine includes the wheel; from
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Awhere human bodies had once
and the rest of the treasures at
Pompeii and Herculaneum
while digging in the area
and eventually people forgot that
they had ever existed
which was also a popular holiday
resort for wealthy Romans
which had beautiful frescoes
painted on the walls
but when it was, astonishing and
wonderful findings were made
The snow was piling up around the door and
He hadnt meant to stay for so long. His
intention had been to work as hard as he could for
ten years, save every penny he could and then
Carl worked at a local factory where they
manufactured appliances such as washing
eighteen years and had been promoted several
times. He was now a foreman on the day shift.
Lately, there had been talk of redundancies
around the factory. He knew that the company
his wife came home in tears one day and
announced that the shop she had been working in
was about to close for good. Carl realised that
at work, which would give him time to make
Because Carl had been with the company for so
long, he was entitled to a considerable
redundancy package. By law, the company had to
calculate his compensation based on his current
salary. He would leave with enough money to pay
Within the space of six months, Carls life
family moved to the island of his birth. He is
Reeggaarrddiinngg tthhee BBrriittiisshh wweeaatthheerr,, CCaarrll 11thought that he would always find it difficult.
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worrying me in particular my job is going fine and I think of myself as a generally happy, relaxed
to the crime.
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location
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Maarryy wwaannttss aa ssuummmmeerr jjoobb ffoorr mmoorree tthhaann oonnee rreeaassoonn..11True
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Reeggaarrddiinngg tthhee wweeaatthheerr iinn BBaannggkkookk,, tthhee nnaarrrraattoorr ssaayyss11it was a nice change for her.
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ARelationship advice
For a good cause
Important visitors
Problems with a new trend
Solving a travel problem
So realistic
than just places to shop. For teenage girls, who
socialise with friends. But that is not to say that
clothing theyve tried on, theyre sure to spend
some money on food or drink.
IMAX has made the movie experience more
IMAX work? Simple. Large film moves
eight-storey building lying sideways. But
viewers beware! The effects seem so real, you
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Aand scientists think it will continue
for a few million years more
which makes it impossible to grow
crops
which is good news for mankind
because agriculture depends on
the continents being ice-free
which is why there is ice only at
until there is ice only at the poles
when temperatures are low and
large parts of the earths
continents are covered in ice
so according to them we are in
the middle of an ice age today
. Annoyingly, because of this, he
involved.
North Wales is one of the most beautiful regions
of Britain. However, it rains regularly, even
throughout the summer. Slate becomes
muttered angrily to himself in his native Welsh
language, knowing that they wouldnt understand
a word.
was pleasantly surprised at how well they worked
announced that they were going back to the
hostel immediately, despite loud complaints from
the town for a bit of shopping on the way back.
David was too irritated to argue, and stormed
off towards the hostel. He phoned a couple of
. Suddenly, one of the boys was
pulling at his arm. Sir, Sir! The girls, Sir, theyve
arrange their own shopping trip. David was
immediately gripped by a sense of panic. It was
Team.
He spoke to the operator in Welsh as the boys
looked on. Suddenly, David sighed with relief.
were safe and well. They had already reached the
The Slate Quarry
Thhee wwrriitteerr tteellllss uuss tthhaatt tthhee rreessiiddeennttss ooff tthhee ttoowwnn ooff BBeetthheessddaa11couldnt survive without the slate industry.
were starting to move away from the area.
now arranged sight-seeing trips around the slate quarry.
were continuing to benefit from the slate quarry.
the higher numbers of people in his classes now.
the way the media presented extreme sports.
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as I passedthe town clock on my way to the train station.
Panama Canal on our right. I had to pinch myself to make sure that I
friends will believeme when I tell them about my incredible experience that I actually drove the
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had been working
absolutely
opportunity
decoration
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AI realised that I didnt want to be friends with a particular group.
I made a friend because of a problem I had.
I make sure that I am not influenced by my friends.
I have found out what is important to me in a friend.
Peettee uussuuaallllyy ssppeennddss tthhee ssuummmmeerr wwiitthh hhiiss ggrraannddppaarreennttss..11True
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Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr ssaayyss tthhaatt hhiiss iinntteerreesstt iinn bbuutttteerrfflliieess bbeeggaann 11after a visit to the countryside.
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several more films before
returning to New York
which is how the Hollywood film
industry was born
where he bought a large area of
land to the west of the city
because it was too impractical to
supply water to the areas
separately
and decided to give it to her
home, too
because no one dreamed it would
become so famous
which used to take two hours to
now insisted on being given her own
accommodation. After all, this benefited the
company as she was no longer claiming expenses
for food and laundry.
Helen remembered her worst experience of
staying in a hotel. It had been in Aberdeen,
Scotland, where she had ended up staying for nine
months. Her room had been changed constantly,
so she had never known which room she would be
sleeping in from one week to the next. On top of
proud of it, but as Helen never ate meat, she had
imagined it would be rewarding, but it was
becoming rare to find a business planning to
expand. Still, the company had found her a
. Before long she was on first
. Helen knew that her feelings would not
change. She eventually decided that this contract
would be her last.
Once Helen had made her decision to leave her
. She wanted to leave her job with good
references and so she carried on working really
through the vacancies in the local newspaper, one
in particular caught her eye. It was for an
Art Gallery. The salary was much less than Helen
was currently earning, but it would be enough for
her to live on. Her administration and
management skills would both be useful and she
felt hopeful of obtaining an interview. What a
nice place to call home, she thought as her bus
Heelleenn ccoonnssiiddeerreedd hheerrsseellff ttoo bbee vveerryy ggoooodd aatt11managing projects.
organising her schedule.
moving house.
saving money.
Helen had started to miss the comforts of home.
Helens company had stopped allowing her to stay in hotels.
Helen had quickly become tired of staying in hotels.
Helen had chosen to do things differently to other people.
wasnt a very popular hotel.
didnt listen to any of Helens complaints.
was near the countryside.
didnt have a very varied restaurant menu.
act professionally at work.
adapt to new environments.
find suitable accommodation.
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Im fed up of doing the same thing in the school holidays.
I dont know if Ill be able to have the holiday I want this year.
Its important to me to relax in the school holidays.
I dont really enjoy the school holidays.
I have responsibilities in the school holidays, but I dont mind.
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unfair.
dislikes routine.
enjoys working by himself.
didnt want to work every day.
he wishes he had an answer.
there isnt one, simple answer.
dealing with rejection.
finding publishers.
taking regular breaks.
having a daily writing routine.
writing when in the right mood.
the publicity he got.
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An American company has developed a way to
of treated fabric. They have even developed a
scarf for dogs to protect them from nasty bites,
too! The repellent stays on fabric for up to
twenty-five washes.
People are reading more magazines these days
as they have such busy lifestyles. Its easy to
AReading trends
Unusual clothing
Understanding nature
An important connection
Hardworking insects
A continuing tradition
Interactive reading
Awhile the Americans were being
which had amazed the public
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famous quotes in the English
the first man-made satellite to
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Traffic wasnt allowed in the town centre any
more, apart from buses and taxis and even they
one way or the other, but he was trying to
He was sure that somehow the town centre
had seemed more alive than now. OK, he
thought, now there were flowerbeds and little
while they were
. If he wanted to pop
into the caf for a bite to eat, he would just
leave a note on the door, Back in five
minutes. Everyone knew that really meant
half an hour.
No, honestly, theres no need, Barry
protested. The last thing he wanted was his
Saturday ruined by this bossy woman. No, I
insist and thats the end of it. Barry knew
thought of plenty of things that he could have
said, but it was too late. He began to dread
Saturday. Perhaps he could take the day off,
awaiting collection, sorting
been left for repair. Even some of the
customers stared open-mouthed. Then, just
By now, Barry was totally exhausted just
from watching her. Please slow down for a
minute, he pleaded. Cant we pop next door
for a quick cup of tea? Only for five
minutes, I promise. The woman laughed and
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I prefer a family member to help me with my problems.
My friends support me in what I want to do.
I prefer to try to solve my problems myself.
Itt ttooookk MMaarriioonn lloonnggeerr tthhaann uussuuaall ttoo ggeett ttoo sscchhooooll tthhiiss mmoorrnniinngg..11True
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Baarrbbaarraa ssuuggggeessttss tthhaatt hhoouussee--ssiittttiinngg bbeenneeffiittss11the home-owner more.
the house-sitter more.
both parties equally.
home-owners attitudes have changed.
there are more burglaries nowadays.
more people are going away for long holidays.
newspaper adverts.
friends contacts.
advertising on a website.
is hard work compared to being at home.
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A new form of expression
The evolution of an art
Two in one
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Two-wheeled crime fighters
Help from technology
In the city of Fairfax, USA, police have
discovered a
new way to fight crime on
bicycles! Car break-ins,v
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Aand the first games only included
one event, a short race
which were held in honour of Hera,
the wife of Zeus
when they were extended to
three days and then later to five
and then used to light the fire in
the stadium at the start of the
and was therefore considered a
sacred area that women werent
allowed in
but a new one is always designed
but it wasnt until 1904 that the
modern medal system began to
The wedding was only a week away and Alice
still hadnt bought a wedding gift. Like most
young couples did nowadays, her niece and her
partner had sent out a wedding list. A local
department store would keep a list of items that
would choose which one they wanted to pay for.
You could buy an entire dinner service or just one
plate depending on how generous you were
feeling. Alice didnt really approve. She didnt
When Joanna had been younger, she had often
come to stay with Alice during the summer
holidays when both her parents had been
working. Alice didnt have any children of her
own so she had enjoyed having Joanna around.
park. Alice had five nieces and four nephews in
. Yes, she definitely
Alice spent the day tidying up the house and
garden. She was sweeping the autumn leaves off
used to collect leaves and flowers and press them
That evening, Alice didnt study the wedding
she got up early, made herself a cup of tea and
oclock, shed sorted everything out, had
. The wedding
reception was being held in the local hotel and all
the gifts were on display in the foyer. Once they
earth did you think of that? Well, I
remembered how you used to love trees when you
were small, so I thought it would be the perfect
one of them asked Alice what her gift was. Ive
bought them a tree, she said proudly. Its being
planted today in a wood nearby with a plaque
thing is that they will be able to visit the wood and
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some money and she ran off happily to the corner shop.
Now, the most wonderful Italian ice cream
a Mr Cafolla. Mr Cafolla also knew everything that was going on in the neighbourhood.
(you) the gardening? he asked Katy. Oh yes, she
replied. Now we need ice cream. Can I have four strawberry cones, please?
she hurried back along the pavement with the cones in her hands, a dog suddenly appeared
The largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century occurred in June 1912 in the state of Alaska,
covered southern Alaska and western Canada. Water became undrinkable, radio
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didnt see
darkness
impossible
communications
environmental
destructive
dangerous
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Whheenn tthhee nnaarrrraattoorr ffiirrsstt ssaaww JJooeess pphhoottooggrraapphh iinn tthhee nneewwssppaappeerr,, hhee11thought he was someone else.
couldnt remember who he was.
recognised him immediately.
was the best building in town.
had received some bad publicity.
was being talked about too much.
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AMost traditional meal
Learning about nature
Discovering new places
An unusual interest
A very special night
Young ones in the past
Unusual events
In American high schools, a prom or formal
ball is always held for students celebrating the
end of their final year. Graduating students
for the big event. The highlight of the
evening is the crowing of a prom king and
Laverbread is a traditional Welsh delicacy.
Laver is a kind of smooth seaweed found on
the beaches of Wales. The seaweed is boiled
for several hours until it turns to a paste, which
seafood for breakfast. Laver is highly
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Aand force all the crew members to
which became known as the
when the European military
defeated the pirates in the
Caribbean
without fearing punishment by
and take all their cargo, food and
weapons
who was able to retire after
having had great success
but were hired sailors
Have you ever noticed how some people are so
advice, even when it is freely offered? Take our
that they would rather drive their car straight over
the edge of a cliff than take any notice of well-
intentioned warnings about anything. They are
We live in one of the most exposed areas in the
beautiful place to be on a calm summers evening;
ouldnt last fiv
, so we
just have a couple of strands of cheap wire
, even if we had
thought they would listen! The only warning we
had was the arrival of a big lorry on one of our
The next evening, the neighbours were back,
looking very pleased with themselves and their
beautiful new fence. In fact, they were so busy
that they would have attached any significance to
this, anyway.
That night, at about two in the morning and
with the wind blowing strongly from the west,
there was a huge crash outside. I didnt bother to
There is some new woodwork in the
neighbours garden now: a For Sale sign.
Inn tthhee ffiirrsstt ppaarraaggrraapphh,, tthhee wwrriitteerr iiss ccoommppllaaiinniinngg aabboouutt tthhee nneeww nneeiigghhbboouurrss11plans.22attitude.
lifestyle.
is popular with Australian tourists.
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AI think computers are great for communication.
Im beginning to use my computer for a lot more.
I need to improve my knowledge of computers.
I spend too much time on my computer.
I couldnt survive without my computer.
Computers have changed the way I work.
I try to avoid using computers.
Kaattiiee ggooeess ttoo tthhee ssuuppeerrmmaarrkkeett wwiitthh hheerr ppaarreennttss eevveerryy wweeeekk.. 11True
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they decide that they are.
they begin selling their work.
his memory.
his imagination.
his home town.
common.
varied.
it was on for many weeks.
it was very well advertised.
it received a lot of public attention.
believe it is of high quality.
want to keep it for themselves.
want to re-sell it.
are inspired to begin painting, too.
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ACommunication through touch
Pioneer of air travel
Expensive reading
Making reading more popular
Devoted fans
High-speed travel
Modern-day hero
Improving communication
Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly
woman to fly solo across the North
Earhart attempted to fly around the world.
Sadly, she disappeared mysteriously
somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, never to
partially blind people to read and write. It
was developed by a blind French teenager
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Abut huge, ball-shaped rocks
his rucksack. The weather forecast had been quite
promising, but he took his umbrella just in case.
and there was
nothing worse than trudging home soaked to the
Jack looked forward to his Sundays spent
fishing by the river. Anyone who knew anything
about fishing would have known immediately
that Jack was not an accomplished angler. In fact,
because fishing gave him the perfect reason to sit
by the water every weekend.
You see, Jack worked as an entertainer in a
nightclub, which meant that he was surrounded
by loud music and lively people most evenings.
What neither of Jacks flatmates realised was
that his fishing trips served another purpose. Jack
had been writing poems for a couple of years now
and sitting by the river was where he found his
The sun was shining brightly as Jack cycled
towards the river. He had high hopes for the
that he had been trying to write for weeks, he
. Suddenly, he felt a tug on his
Inn tthhee ffiirrsstt ppaarraaggrraapphh,, tthhee aauutthhoorr iimmpplliieess tthhaatt JJaacckk iiss ssoommeeoonnee wwhhoo 11is careless with his possessions.
always expects the worst.
learns from experience.
had been discouraged by others opinions of his poems.
didnt really care what others thought of his poems.
dreamt of publishing a book of poems.
was looking forward to a relaxing afternoon.
felt that he would achieve a lot that day.
felt that his afternoon would improve his mood.
the day was too hot.
he got distracted by reading old poems.
he lacked inspiration.
he was more focused on fishing.
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Living in a city has many disadvantages. Living in the country also brings its own share of
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AI dont have this food often because I know I shouldnt.
Preparing and eating this food relaxes me.
I dont like this food as much as most other people do.
I only recently discovered this food.
I eat too much of this food.
Ive changed my mind about this food.
This food brings back happy memories for me.
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Tiimm wwaass aaddvviisseedd nnoott ttoo lleeaarrnn ttoo ppllaayy tthhee vviioolliinn.. 11True
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Thhee nnaarrrraattoorr ddeecciiddeedd ttoo mmaakkee aa ccaarreeeerr cchhaannggee bbeeccaauussee 11his family wanted him to.
he no longer looked forward to work.
he wanted a job with less responsibility.
had no trouble finding clients.
found his previous knowledge of business useful.
had to advertise more than expected.
how challenging running a business was.
how quickly his business became successful.
how many other dog walking businesses there were.
dog owners who insist that he does things a certain way.
people who think he charges too much for his services.
other dog walkers who dont take their job seriously.
high standards.
reasonable prices.
good fortune.
his employees spend a lot of time telling people about his business.
he is good at persuading people to use his services.
his current clients recommend him to other dog owners.
dog walking isnt suitable for everyone.
he wishes hed become a dog walker sooner.
there are more disadvantages to dog walking than people think.
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work at a national gallery on Sunday. The
secondary school pupils have been working
hard on their projects for weeks in preparation
A
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larger than those of today
and they put everything else in
other buildings
and were mostly farmers,
craftsmen or traders
but they used honey to make food
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Toby cupped his hands nervously around his
crowd of bag-laden shoppers. He will come,
wont he? he thought to himself, biting his
lower lip to relieve the tension. It w
embarrassment for Toby if he failed to deliver
the front page story he had promised the editor
It had taken Toby nearly ten years to work his
way up from his first job at a local paper to a
desk at a national one. Hed mainly covered
small local stories and was only just beginning
to make his mark in the world of front page
office had been there for years and found his
for the work highly
amusing. Youll learn, they said, patting him
on the shoulder as they trudged wearily to their
desks to punch out another short, snappy news
article on their keyboards. Toby didnt really
When his chance did finally come, it took
ment before T
The last time Toby had seen him hed been
wearing an expensive tailored suit. Now, he was
Toby picked up the envelope and put it in his
. The informer was
right. This was, without doubt, a fine beginning
newspapers. Toby fought hard not to appear
cream cake. Just one question before you go,
said Toby when hed got his composure back.
Youve been friends with the minister since
began to walk away. I shall look forward to
working with you more in the future, Sir, Toby
called after him. The informer carried on
walking with not so much as a backward glance.
Toby couldnt stop smiling as he patted his
Whhiillee iinn tthhee sshhooppppiinngg cceennttrree,, TToobbyy ffeelltt aannxxiioouuss aabboouutt 11being disappointed by someone. 22losing someone in the crowd.
having made a mistake.
was more ambitious than his colleagues.
respected and admired his colleagues.
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join us again soon. Thank you, Jacques.
Youre welcome. Its been a pleasure.
parents are being so difficult.
They took away my mobile phone and they
true for both boys and girls is that when
into my old flat. My neighbours dog used to
bark all night long. The first few nights I didnt
sleep a wink, then a friend who came to stay a
few weeks later had the same problem and I
realised I didnt even hear the dog any more!
cameras are cameras that are hidden in
police cars, motorcycles and vans. The
great thing about them is that not many
drivers know about them. Most drivers
think that speed cameras are always fixed
be more mobile cameras than fixed
unfair and unnecessary to have speed
cameras on every road. They say that
drivers should only be punished if they
that there should be no speed limit on
that speed cameras make does not even
exactly what the police want to happen!
and our roads were safe.
Hi, Jill. So, are you coming to the cinema with all
of us tonight?
Well, it depends on what film youre going to see.
Oh, I think its some kind of action movie.
more time to study and have some time left
I know I am a little overweight and I want to
of eating too much of the wrong food and
way to go I still eat too much junk food
someone who most people have probably
when I was visiting an art gallery one day.
the more I learnt about this painter and his
join our group and help clean up the river.
I would say that I do keep up-to-date with
local ecological issues; I especially enjoy
reading articles in the local newspaper or
This year, for an environmental project, my
project in our community. Since the idea was
neighbours are lovely and I love my house,
but its awful that I cant go out in the
actual homework that I dont like thats
always asking me questions about it and
checking what Ive done. If I finish quickly,
for example, they think that Ive done it
them that its all right but they usually
about how Im doing, but I wish they would
just leave me alone when Im doing my
very important that I would be able to write on my CV
involved in projects that help the environment
or people in need. This year Im going to
spend two weeks in Peru helping on a project
to conserve the rainforest. I cant wait!
Oh, Im just looking at the job postings. I really
need a summer job. I want to save up some
money to buy a second-hand car in the autumn.
surprisingly a lot less likely to make you ill.
Now you will hear the recording again.
Now you have 15 seconds to check your answers.
That is the end of the listening test. Test 16Paper 1 Listening Task 1            !   .                16   ,    AG. !     ,  "   ,   .          .   !  . #       $ B1.[PAUSE 25 SEC] Now we're ready to start. Speaker 1:Im not a little girl anymore; Id really love togo away with my school friends this summer.
My parents arent sure about this, though. I
used to be totally safe to walk around the town
centre, even at night. Now it isnt at all. My
Really? And youve been going to judo classes
manners. If you ask me, most parents just
dont care about manners enough any more
than they used to be.
Sure, but personally I think busy people can
Yes, they can.I think TV is influencing young
people these days though, too. Kids see bad
behaviour and manners all the time in the
programmes they watch and think its ok.
Thank you for coming in to talk to us
Now we're ready to start. Speaker 1:
Well, personally I love the whole experience of
product in real life. For me, seeing a picture is
of shopping are good for different reasons. I still
depressing. Also, the financial ups and
downs of an artists life can be very hard.
Its very difficult for most artists to make a
good living from their art, you know.
Thank you, Rex. Its been a pleasure.
Task 1
difficult about my language. For one thing, it may be
hard for them to learn the complicated Russian grammar
Hi Harry,
children to private schools. Firstly, private schools often
he going to celebrate it? How old will he be? Are you
going to buy him a nice gift?
and sky surfing. Some people claim, however, that these
sports are too dangerous. In my opinion, people should
be allowed to take part in these activities if they are
Task 1
Dear Jamie,

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