You will hear part of a radio interview in which Harry and Jennifer, two members of an after-work adult drama class, are asked about their reasons for attending the class. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.
15 How does Jennifer feel about working with strangers in the class?
A resigned to the need for it
В doubtful about the value of it
C relaxed in her attitude towards it
D excited at the thought of it
16 According to Harry, the improvisation sessions
A require some careful preparation.
В enable him to use his imagination.
C allow him to show his acting talent.
D encourage him to relate to the group.
17 What does Jennifer say about improvisation?
A It is important not to make a mistake.
В It is necessary to be aware of the timing.
C You should be familiar with the character you invent.
D You need to be completely involved in the activity.
18 In Jennifer’s opinion, playing written parts will
A be less challenging than improvisation.
В include research into previous performances.
C involve guidance from an expert.
D lead to competition for parts.
19 Jennifer says that the drama classes have taught her how to
A improve her interaction with people.
В manage groups of people.
C develop her natural acting skills.
D be satisfied with minor achievements.
20 Harry was annoyed because the newcomer to the group
A interrupted the class by arriving late.
В was reluctant to participate.
C seemed unaware of the mood of the group.
D wasted the tea break with pointless questions.
You will hear five short extracts in which British people are talking about living abroad.
For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H the main advantage each speaker mentions about living where they do
A business person
Speaker 1 21 [ ]
Speaker 2 22 [ ]
Speaker 3 23 [ ]
Speaker 4 24 [ ]
Speaker 5 25 [ ]
|A a beautiful language.|
B friendly people.
C luxury accommodation.
D a good climate.
E interesting challenges.
F varied sports
G a high salary
H excellent food
Speaker 1 26[ ]
Speaker 2 27[ ]
Speaker 3 28[ ]
Speaker 4 29[ ]
Speaker 5 30[ ]
1. A 2. B 3. A 4. A 5. B 6. C
7. Cultural Society 8. natural science 9. butterflies, birds (in either order) 10. Let’s Interact
11. German artists 12. heating 13. intimidating 14. tail
15. C 16. B 17. D 18. C 19. A 20. C
21. B 22. E 23. C 24. G 25. A
26. D 27. F 28. G 29. E 30. B