Test 3


SECTION 1   Questions 1-10

Questions 1-6

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Free Activities in the Burnham area


The caller wants to find out about events on

27 June

28 June

29 June


The 'Family Welcome' event in the art gallery begins at

10 am.

10.30 am.

2 pm.

The film that is now shown in the 'Family Welcome' event is about




When do most of the free concerts take place?

in the morning

at lunchtime

in the evening

Where will the 4 pm concert of Latin American music take place?

in a museum

B in a theatre

in a library

The boat race begins at

Summer pool.

Charlesworth Bridge.

Offord Marina.

One of the boat race teams.

won a regional competition earlier this year

has represented the region in a national competition.

has won several regional competitions.


Questions 7-10

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Paxton Nature Reserve

Paxton is a good place for seeing rare  all year round.

This is particularly good time for seeing certain unusual 

Visitors will be able to learn about  and then collect some.

10 Part of the  has been made suitable for swimming


SECTION 2   Questions 11-20

Questions 11-25

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C. 

Changes in Barford over last 50 years

11 In Shona's opinion, why do fewer peopl use buses in Barford these days?

The buses are old and uncomfortable.

Fares have gone up too much.

There are not so many bus routes.

12 What change in the road network is known to have benefited the town most?

the construction of a bypass.

the development of cycle paths.

the banning of cars from certain streets.

13 What is the problem affecting shopping in the town centre?

lack of parking spaces.

lack of major retailers.

lack of restaurants and cafes.

14 What does Shona say about medical facilities in Barford?

There is no hospital.

New medical practices are plannes.

The number of dentists is too low.

15 The largest number of people are employed in





Questions 16-20

What is planned for each of the following facilities?

Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 16-20


It will move to a new location.

It will have its opening hours extended.

It will be refurbished.

D It will be used for a different purpose.

It will have its opening hours reduced.

It will have new management

It will be expanded



16 railway station car park 

17 cinema 

18 indoor market 

19 library 

20 nature reserve 


SECTION 3 Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Subject of drawing

Change to be made

A 21  sorrounded by trees

Add Malcolm and a 22  noticing him

People who are 23  outside the forest

Add Malcolm sitting on a tree trunk and 24 

Ice-skaters  on 25  covered with ice

Add a 26  for each person


Questions 27-30

Who is going to write each of the following parts of the report?

Write the correct letter, A-D, next to Questions 27-30.

Helen only

Jeremy only

both Helen and Jeremy

neither Helen nor Jeremy


Parts of the report

27 how they planned the project 

28 how they had ideas for their stories 

29 an interpretation of their stories 

30 comments on the illustrations 


SECTION 4    Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


Ethnography: research which explores human cultures

It can be used in business:

  • to investigate customer needs and 31 
  • to help companies develop new designs

Examples of ethnographic research in business

Kitchen equipment

  • Researchers found that cooks could not easily see the 32  in measuring cups

Cell Phones

  • In Uganda, customers paid to use the cell phones of entrepreneurs.
  • These customers wanted to check the 33  used.

Computer companies

  • There was a need to develop 34  to improve communication between system administrators and colleagues.


  • Nurses needed to access information about 35  in different parts of the hospital.


  • Respondents recorded information about their 36  while travelling.

Principles of ethnographic research in business

  • The researcher does not start off with a hypothesis.
  • Participants may be selected by criteria such as age, 37  or product used.
  • The participants must feel 38  about taking part in the research
  • There is usually direct 39  of the participants
  • The interview is guided by the participant.
  • A lot of time is needed for the 40  of the data.
  • Researchers look for a meaningful pattern in the data.