Welcome to your APD Entrance Test - April 2024 - Listening

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SECTION 1
- Questions 1–10

Questions 1–5

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Transport from Bayswater


Example                           Answer

Destination               Harbour City


• Express train leaves at (1)  

• Nearest station is (2)  

• Number 706 bus goes to (3)  

• Number (4)   bus goes to station

• Earlier bus leaves at (5)  

Questions 6–10

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Transport

Cash fare

Card fare

Bus

(6). $  

$1.50

Train (peak)

10$

10$

Train (off-peak)

– before 5pm or after (7)  pm)

$10


(8). $  

(9)   ferry

$4.50

$3.55

Tourist ferry ((10) )

$35

Tourist ferry (whole day)

$65

 

SECTION 2 - Questions 11–20

Questions 11–14

Which counsellor should you see?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 11–14.

A Louise Bagshaw

B Tony Denby

C Naomi Flynn

11. if you do not have an appointment  

12. if it is your first time seeing a counsellor  

13. if your concerns are related to anxiety  

14. if you are unable to see a counsellor during normal office hours  

Questions 15–20

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Workshop

Content

Target group

Adjusting

what you need to succeed academically

(15)   students

Getting Organised

use time effectively, find

(16)   between

study and leisure

all students

Communicating

talking with staff, communicating across cultures

all students, especially (17). 

Anxiety

(18)  , breathing

techniques, meditation, etc.

students about to sit exams

(19)  

staying on track for long periods

(20)   students only

 

SECTION 3 - Questions 21–30

Questions 21–30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Novel: (21)

Protagonists: Mary Lennox; Colin Craven

Time period: Early in (22)

Plot: Mary → UK – meets Colin who thinks he’ll never be able to (23) They become friends.

Point of view: “Omniscient” – narrator knows all about characters’ feelings, opinions and (24)

Audience: Good for children – story simple to follow

Symbols (physical items that represent (25) ):

  • the robin redbreast

  • (26)

  • the portrait of Mistress Craven

Motifs (patterns in the story):

  • the Garden of Eden

  • secrecy – metaphorical and literal transition from (27)

Themes: Connections between

  • (28) and outlook

  • (29) and well-being

  • individuals and the need for (30)

SECTION 4 - Questions 31– 40

Questions 31–35

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Time Perspectives

Time Zone

Outlook

Features & Consequences

Past

Positive

Remember good times, e.g. birthdays.

Keep family records, photo albums, etc.

 

(31)

Focus on disappointments, failures, bad decisions.

Present

Hedonistic

Live for (32) ; seek sensation; avoid pain.

 

Fatalistic

Life is governed by (33) , religious beliefs,

social conditions. Life’s path can’t be changed.

Future

(34)

Prefer work to play. Don’t give in to temptation.

 

Fatalistic

Have a strong belief in life after death and importance of (35) in life.

Questions 36–40

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

36. We are all present hedonists

37. American boys drop out of school at a higher rate than girls because

38. Present-orientated children

39. If Americans had an extra day per week, they would spend it

40. Understanding how people think about time can help us