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ELSA Listening and Reading Practice Test 1 Contents : Answer Sheet Practice Listening Test 1 Practice Reading Test 1 Listening Tapescript Answer Key: Listening Test Answer Key: Reading Test 1 2 3 4Practice Test 1 (British English) ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS ASSESSMENT LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 1 __________ Instructions to Candidates (a) DO NOT OPEN YOUR TEST BOOK UNTIL THE SUPERVISOR TELLS YOU TO START. (b) This is a multiple–choice test. The test has 4 parts with a total of 60 questions, and takes about 30 minutes. (c) You will listen to a series of short recordings. You will only hear each listening passage once, so you must listen carefully. After hearing each recording, choose the correct answer (A, B, C or D) to each question and mark your choice in pencil on your answer sheet. (d) Do not mark your answers in this test book – only answers marked on the answer sheet can be scored. There is no time allowed at the end of the test to go back and check your answers or make any changes. (e) During the test use a rubber eraser to erase any mistakes on the answer sheet. (f) Do not cross out answers, as this means the question will automatically be scored as wrong. (g) Mark only one answer per question – if you mark more than one answer for a question (for example, both A and C) it will automatically be scored as wrong. (h) Do not make any other marks on the answer sheet as this could accidentally affect your score. (i) You are not allowed to use a dictionary during the test. NOW WAIT UNTIL THE SUPERVISOR TELLS YOU TO OPEN YOUR BOOK. __________ 5 Part 1 Instructions In Part 1, you will hear someone ask a question or make a statement. You will then hear another person give 3 alternative responses (identified as A, B, and C) to the question or statement. NOTE: These responses are NOT printed in your test book. Choose the correct response, and mark your choice on the answer sheet next to the question number. Now listen to the following example. (recorded example) Choice ‘C’ (‘I’m from Singapore’) is the correct answer to the question ‘Where are you from?’, so you would fill in ‘C’ on the answer sheet. Now look at the answer sheet and find where you should start filling in the answers for Part 1. There are 20 questions in this part, questions 1 − 20. Now listen for question number 1. (NO PRINTED QUESTIONS FOR PART 1) 6 Part 2 Instructions In Part 2, you will hear a series of short conversations between 2 people. You will also read a question about each conversation, with 4 alternative answers, A, B, C and D. Choose the correct answer, and mark your choice on your answer sheet. Now listen to an example conversation, and read the question about the conversation: Q: What should Bill do? (A) Call a client (B) Contact the man (C) Leave work early (D) Go to the meeting Option (B) is the correct answer, so you would fill in 'B' on the answer sheet. Now look at the answer sheet and find where you should start filling in the answers for Part 2. There are 12 questions in this part, numbers 21 − 32. Now listen for the first conversation and choose the correct answer. 21 What is learned about the woman? (A) She has been promoted. (B) She is leaving Hong Kong. (C) She is looking for a new job. (D) She will not be able to attend a meeting. 22 What does the man say he will do? (A) Call Alan (B) Arrive late for a meeting (C) Practice his presentation (D) Give the woman more time to finish a project 23 What is learned about the company? (A) It makes washers and dryers. (B) It publishes a monthly magazine. (C) It plans to release a new line of products. (D) It has increased spending on advertisements. 24 What does the man ask how to do? (A) Access his online bank account (B) Forward calls from his phone (C) Retrieve messages (D) Enter a password 7 25 What is learned about the man? (A) His figures are not correct. (B) His office is on the 14th floor. (C) He will introduce a new product. (D) He has not met Peter Okondo. 26 Why has Tom called the IT department? (A) He is unable to print. (B) His computer keeps crashing. (C) His computer will not turn on. (D) His accounting software is not working. 27 What does the woman suggest that the man should do? (A) Contact a client (B) Attend a conference (C) Summarise what he learned (D) Give a presentation on quality control 28 What have the speakers discovered? (A) Each training session lasts 50 minutes. (B) Attendance at the training will be higher than expected. (C) Very few replies have been received to the questionnaire. (D) The training will be more expensive than in previous years. 29 What are the speakers discussing? (A) Buying a house (B) Renting property (C) Finding employment (D) Rates of pay for student jobs 30 What has the man commented on? (A) The woman's ability to bring in new clients (B) The woman's willingness to travel (C) The woman's family business (D) The woman's language ability 31 Which of the following does the man NOT say he requires? (A) A large car (B) Unlimited mileage (C) A child’s safety seat (D) The option to return the car on Sunday evening 32 What concern does the man have? (A) His supplier has run out of acid. (B) The woman may cancel her order. (C) His order must be delivered on time. (D) The woman is not available on Wednesday. 8Part 3 Instructions In Part 3 you will hear a series of longer conversations between 2 people. There are then 2 questions about each conversation. There are 9 conversations, giving a total of 18 questions, numbers 33 − 50. Now listen for the first conversation. 33 What has happened to the men? (A) They have run out of petrol. (B) They have a flat tyre. (C) They have got lost. (D) They have missed their bus. 34 What have the men decided to do? (A) Take a taxi (B) Return to the office (C) Cancel their meeting (D) Make a telephone call 35 What is the problem with the jacket? (A) It has a hole. (B) It is the wrong style. (C) It is not the correct size. (D) It was not labelled correctly. 36 What does the woman offer to do? (A) Order the correct item (B) Talk to her supervisor (C) Refund the customer's money (D) Exchange the jacket for another one 37 What is the problem? (A) A delivery has gone out late. (B) A printer is not working correctly. (C) An order is missing some items. (D) The computers were damaged in shipping. 38 What concern does the man have? (A) It is too late to change an order. (B) The order has already been paid for. (C) The printer may have to be replaced. (D) The computers might not arrive on time. 39 What is true of the presentation? (A) It will last over an hour. (B) It will take place in the large conference room. (C) It will be similar to one that has already been given. (D) It will require more time to prepare for than was expected. 40 What does the man say he will do? (A) Send the woman a set of charts (B) Prepare the presentation materials (C) Make a presentation to the Drayer Group (D) Look for the original Drayer Group report 941 What is said about the flat? (A) It is very cheap. (B) It has a nice view. (C) It has three bedrooms. (D) It is in an older building. 42 What is said about the location of the flat? (A) It is across from a park. (B) It is on the first floor. (C) It is near the train station. (D) It is close to a school. 43 What has the man done? (A) Taken the wrong report (B) Deleted an important file (C) Got lost on his way to a meeting (D) Forgotten to charge the battery in his laptop computer 44 What does the man say he will do? (A) Print a document (B) Go back to the office (C) Use the woman’s computer (D) Make a copy of the woman’s report 45 What does the woman find out about Trident Industries? (A) They are building a new manufacturing plant. (B) They plan to lay off 1700 workers. (C) They have had a profitable year. (D) They are going out of business. 46 What does the man say about a business deal with Trident Industries? (A) He is glad it was not completed. (B) It will cost £11,000 more than expected. (C) He needs to discuss it with a colleague. (D) It will be delayed until the end of the year. 47 What does the woman want to discuss? (A) Reducing costs (B) Training new engineers (C) Replacing a broken machine (D) Increasing production speed 48 What is said about the sorting machine? (A) It runs 24 hours a day. (B) It uses a lot of electricity. (C) It needs engineers to run it. (D) Spare parts for it are expensive. 49 What does the man suggest that the woman should do? (A) Arrive early (B) Order an appetiser (C) Make reservations (D) Rent a private room 50 What is learned about the buffet? (A) It costs £15 per person. (B) It is available all day long. (C) It does not include drinks. (D) It is held only in the main dining room. 10[...]... fictional characters THIS IS THE END OF THE TEST Remember to fill in all your answers on the answer sheet 25 © LCCI CET 2002 26 © LCCI CET 2002 ELSA Listening Test 1 Tapescript ELSA Listening Practice Test 1 (British English) Recording Script The complete text of the recording for Listening Practice Test 1 is printed below for study purposes In live examinations, candidates will only hear the material,... To get the most out of the practice material, we recommend that you read this script only after you have attempted the Practice Test under examination conditions (Man A) (Man A) This is the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board – English Language Skills Assessment Listening Test, Practice Test 1 Copyright 2002 by LCCI CET Part 1 Instructions In Part 1, you will hear someone ask... travelling on a budget in New York, you should take the Staten Island Ferry and see (A) (B) the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the famous skyline – ferries leave every half hours and for (C) foot passengers they’re absolutely free (D) 31 A presentation for investors, analysts and other interesting parties will begin at 1. 00 pm and (A) (B) (C) will be led by the company chairman Mark Ryan (D) 32... divisions Expand its manufacturing capability Reduce costs by closing one of its plants What promise does the speaker make? (A) (B) (C) (D) Salaries will not be cut Workers will not lose their jobs Planned expansion will go ahead Employees will receive more training This is the end of the ELSA Listening Test Put down your pencil and wait for instructions from the supervisor 12 Practice Test 1 (British... Practice Test 1 (British English) ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS ASSESSMENT READING PRACTICE TEST 1 Time allowed: 45 minutes Instructions to Candidates (a) DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST BOOK UNTIL THE SUPERVISOR TELLS YOU TO START (b) This is a multiple-choice test The test has 4 parts with a total of 60 questions You will have 45 minutes to complete the test (c) Each question has 4 answer choices, A, B, C or D You... the test NOW WAIT UNTIL THE SUPERVISOR TELLS YOU TO OPEN YOUR BOOK 13 Part 1 (Suggested maximum time: 8 minutes) Instructions In Part 1, you will read 12 sentences Each sentence contains a blank space, with a choice of 4 words or phrases (A, B, C, or D) to fill the space Choose the correct word or phrase, and mark your choice on the answer sheet 1 According to our records, our number XPT 10 35... Account No: 412 -909-9898-6 Invoice period: 08/02/2002 – 07/03/2002 Balance due: £37.75 Date due: 29/03/2002 Payments: 19 /02 Payment – Thank you 37.75 cr Monthly services: 08/02-07/03 Basic Service 08/02-07/03 Movie Channel 08/02-07/03 History Channel 08/02-07/03 Equipment charge 15 .16 9.95 2.95 4.07 Taxes and Fees: Value Added Tax @ 17 .5% 5.62 Balance Due 37.75 CABLELAND For billing information and questions... pleasant, _ (16 ) _ can others where there is little or no pressure for performance Similarly you can reduce stress by making a routine period of time for yourself every day for undirected _ (17 ) _ such as: reading a novel, watching television or listening to music, meditating, having a long bath or having a massage 13 (A) (B) (C) (D) in up off over 16 (A) (B) (C) (D) so as and since 14 (A) (B) (C)... (D) so as and since 14 (A) (B) (C) (D) sit stand think spend 17 (A) (B) (C) (D) plans sports activities freedoms 15 (A) (B) (C) (D) then even which because 16 Questions 18 to 22 refer to the following passage: The Brazilian beverage giant Cola de las Americas, or CoAm, increased its profits more _ (18 ) _ 1, 000 per cent last year The massive increase was _ (19 ) _ strong beverage sales supplemented... these times would NOT be a suitable time for a meeting? (A) (B) (C) (D) Tuesday at 9.00 am Wednesday at 10 .00 am Thursday at 4.00 pm Friday at 2.30 pm 48 Who will conduct the interviews in the morning? (A) (B) (C) (D) Dante and Dave Dave and Eva Dante and Eva Dave by himself 21 Questions 49 to 51 refer to the following article: Central Library Home Page – General Reference Information Brief Guide to . ELSA Listening and Reading Practice Test 1 Contents : Answer Sheet Practice Listening Test 1 Practice Reading Test 1 Listening. is the end of the ELSA Listening Test. Put down your pencil and wait for instructions from the supervisor. 12 13 Practice Test 1 (British English)
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