You will hear an interview with an archaeologist called Julian Radwinter. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.
15 Julian links his teenage archaeology interest to
A a desire to please his father.
B his natural sense of curiosity.
C a need to make some spare money.
D his unhappiness with farm life.
16 What aspect of archaeology still excites Julian today?
A the methodical nature of much of the work
B the pleasure of solving ancient mysteries
C the chance to accurately assess the age of objects with precise tools
D the process of theorising with little information available
17 Julian believes that the way people see archaeology
A fails to acknowledge its scientific value.
B has been given a negative image by popular media.
C doesn’t show the gradual nature of the research process.
D has tended to concentrate on the physical hardships involved.
18 How does Julian feel about his current research post?
A He regrets having relatively few opportunities to travel.
B He wishes his colleagues would take it more seriously.
C He admits that the problems can get him down.
D He suggests that it is relatively cost effective.
19 What does Julian hope to show as a result of his current research?
A population levels in England in different periods
B the length of time certain villages have existed
C how wider trends affected local communities
D the range of ancient agricultural methods
20 Julian’s project on humour in archaeology aims to
A celebrate an otherwise unrecorded aspect of archaeologists’ lives.
B compare archaeological findings with anecdotal evidence.
C compile a list of jokes about archaeology.
D make archaeological reports more accessible to non-specialists.
You will hear five short extracts in which college students are talking about being a member of a club.
For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H the main disadvantage of being a club member which each speaker mentions.
A the advice of a friend
Speaker 1 21 [ ]
Speaker 2 22 [ ]
Speaker 3 23 [ ]
Speaker 4 24 [ ]
Speaker 5 25 [ ]
|A the cost|
B the regular commitment
C the attitude of other members
D the location
E the way it’s organised
F the level of challenge
G the timing of sessions
H the lack of feedback on progress
|Speaker 1 26[ ]|
Speaker 2 27[ ]
Speaker 3 28[ ]
Speaker 4 29[ ]
Speaker 5 30[ ]
1. C 2. C 3. B 4. C 5. B 6. A
7. developer 8. animation 9. book covers 10. user interfaces
11. Star City 12. narrative 13. difficulty level 14. dedication
15. B 16. D 17. C 18. D 19. C 20. A
21. G 22. E 23. H 24. C 25. A
26. H 27. F 28. C 29. B 30. D