**Part 1: Questions 1-10**

Complete the notes below. Write **NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER** for each answer.

**Cycling club notes**

James is the club secretary

Membership:

• Chance for members to enter **(1)** ………………

• Extra fee covers meetings with guest speakers and **(2)** ………………

• New members receive a free **(3)** ……………… for their bike

Practical information:

• Club meets in the village of **(4)** ………………

• Tops with long sleeves and warmers for **(5)** ……………… available at a discount

• Payment for bike hire is on a **(6)** ……………… basis or per outing

Activities and events:

• This summer’s camping trip will be to the **(7)** ………………

• Club runs a yearly **(8)** ……………… event for the local community

Contact details:

• Cycling shop telephone number – **(9)** ………………

• Name of website – www. **(10)** ……………… .com

**Part 2: Questions 11-15**

Complete the sentences below. Write **NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER** for each answer.

11. The speaker describes letter writing as a ………………

12. Writers used to use ……………… to exemplify their ideas.

13. Writers could talk about their ……………… in letters.

14. The speaker keeps her treasured letters in a ………………

15. The speaker compares letters to a ………………

**Questions 16-20**

Complete the notes below. Write **ONE WORD ONLY** for each answer.

**Tips for letter writing**

• Find a **(16)** ……………… room

• Avoid using **(17)** ……………… which may not last

• Letters can act as a **(18)** ……………… (e.g. for seeking advice)

• Word every **(19)** ……………… carefully

• Ensure you use an appropriate **(20)** ………………

**Part 3: Questions 21 and 22**

Choose **TWO** letters A-E.

Which **TWO** reasons do the students give for choosing the university they attend?

** A** the opportunities to study abroad

** B** the lower fees

** C** the wide choice of courses offered

** D** the location

** E** the reputation of the teaching staff

**Questions 23 and 24**

Choose **TWO** letters A-E.

Which **TWO** study groups are both students going to join?

** A** grammar focus

** B** conversation practice

** C** writing skills

** D** literature analysis

** E** listening skills

**Questions 25-30**

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 25-30.

Which problems do the students agree each online resource has?

**Online resources**

25. internet chat room ………………

26. translation software ………………

27. vocabulary builder ………………

28. online dictionary ………………

29. language lab ………………

30. writing checker ………………

**Problems**

**A** operates too slowly

**B** is not accurate enough

**C** has too few features

**Part 4: Questions 31-40**

Complete the sentences below. Write **ONE WORD ONLY** for each answer.

**Maths is the real world**

31. Students need ……………… and persistence to succeed in maths.

32. Students also have a need to understand the ……………… of the subject.

33. It is the teacher’s role to make maths accessible. Maths is in everything we do, from using a ……………… to decorating a room.

34. Teachers should avoid using techniques involving ……………… or repetition.

35. People have applied similar ……………… for many generations.

36. Basic maths skills help us stick to a ……………… or understand trends.

37. Maths is essential in progressing our careers, much like ……………… skills.

38. It is also useful in hobbies like music or sailing. Students find it hard to see how maths relates to life outside school: studying risk assessment or ……………… makes this easier. Maths also helps us to find solutions to difficult life problems.

39. The way to study maths is to start from a ……………… of simple ideas and build up to more complex ones.

40. What teachers can do to help students see the point of maths; ask them to imagine life without calendars, watches, money or ………………

### Show answers

1. competitions

2. refreshments

3. repair kit

4. DOUGLEY

5. knees

6. monthly

7. mountains

8. charity

9. 221337

10. get outside

11. lost art

12. drawings

13. secrets

14. shoebox

15. diary

16. quiet

17. paper

18. tool

19. question

20. ending

21. A

22. D

23. B

24. E

25. A

26. B

27. B

28. C

29. A

30. C

31. patience

32. relevance

33. recipe

34. memorisation

35. principles

36. budget

37. literacy

38. statistics

39. foundation

40. measurement

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