You will hear an interview with an architect called Lucy Collett who designs small buildings. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.
15 Lucy enjoyed building the tree-house because it
A gave her children somewhere to play.
В presented an interesting design problem.
C demonstrated the type of work she does.
D allowed her to fulfil a childhood ambition.
16 What fascinated Lucy about the historical phone boxes?
A their international character
В their luxurious interiors
C their range of styles
D the quality of their construction
17 At college, Lucy designed small buildings so that they
A could be assembled in a shorter time.
В would comply better with safety rules.
C would have a wider range of uses.
D could be built in a simpler style.
18 Lucy got the idea for a folding market stall
A from her parents.
В from travelling salesmen.
C while she was at a trade fair.
D while she was on an overseas trip.
19 What did Lucy like best about her award-winning design?
A the shape
В the display space
C the decoration
D the building material
20 The hotel phone booths which Lucy worked on were
A developed with mobile phone users in mind.
В designed for countries with relatively few mobile phones.
C placed at the entrance to the hotel lobby.
D intended to be the largest feature of the lobby.
You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about problems related to their work.
For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H each person’s current feeling
|A a troublesome client|
B poor pay and conditions
C a difficult colleague
D conflict with management
E a failed project
F excessive responsibility
G a lack of promotion
H an inefficient IT system
Speaker 1 21 [ ]
Speaker 2 22 [ ]
Speaker 3 23 [ ]
Speaker 4 24 [ ]
Speaker 5 25 [ ]
|A keen to bring in changes|
B willing to accept their situation
C sure that things will improve
D reluctant to make a complaint
E annoyed by messages from colleagues
F aware of their own failings
G miserable in their present job
H unsure what to do about the problem
|Speaker 1 26[ ]|
Speaker 2 27[ ]
Speaker 3 28[ ]
Speaker 4 29[ ]
Speaker 5 30[ ]
1. A 2. C 3. A 4. B 5. A 6. C
7. envelope 8. fort 9. legal 10. transportation
11. computer vision 12. wax 13. laser 14. ink
15. B 16. C 17. A
18. D 19. C 20. B
21. B 22. F 23. D 24. H 25. C
26. G 27. A 28. H 29. E 30. D