You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about holiday jobs they have done. For questions 19-23, choose from the list (A-H) what each speaker says about the job they did. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letter which you do not need to use.
|A. I was disappointed not to earn more.|
B. The routine made it very boring.
C. didn’t like the way some people were rude to me.
D. I didn’t have to work very hard.
E. My boss was very demanding.
F. I needed to be very sociable.
G. Some of my colleagues were very friendly.
H. I had to be prepared for unexpected events.
|Speaker 1 19 __|
Speaker 2 20 __
Speaker 3 21 __
Speaker 4 22 __
Speaker 5 23 __
You will hear an interview with a novelist called Grog Field. For questions 24-30, choose the best answer (A, В or C).
24. What led Greg to start reading as a child?
A the encouragement of his parents
В spending time exploring a local library
C some books he was allowed to look through
25. What does Greg say about his schooldays?
A He found books more interesting than websites.
В He liked reading books that had been made into films.
C He was inspired by the way one teacher used books in class.
26. How did Greg feel when his first novel was published?
27. What does Greg say about the place where he writes?
A He likes to keep distractions to a minimum.
В He has a favourite pen that he always uses.
C He enjoys varying the room where he works.
28. What is different about Greg’s next book?
A the period in which it is set
В the readers it is intended for
C the seriousness of the message
29. Greg says that writing novels based on your own experiences can
A be very difficult to do well.
В limit what you can describe.
C quickly become boring for readers.
30. Greg advises new writers to avoid
A explaining the meaning of symbols they use.
В mentioning people’s clothes too much.
C involving too many different places