CAE :: Lesson 31

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Small buildings

ACTIVITY 129: You will hear an interview with an architect called Lucy Collett who designs small buildings. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear. Then check the audio transcription and the answers.

QUESTIONS 1-6

1.

Lucy enjoyed building the tree-house because it...

 

A.    gave her children somewhere to play.
B.    presented an interesting design problem.
C.    demonstrated the type of work she does.
D. 
  allowed her to fulfil a childhood ambition.

2.

What fascinated Lucy about the historical phone boxes?

 

A.    their international character
B.    their luxurious interiors
C.    their range of styles
D. 
  the quality of their construction

3.

At college, Lucy designed small buildings so that they...

 

A.    could be assembled in a shorter time.
B.    would comply better with safety rules.
C.    would have a wider range of uses.
D. 
  could be built in a simpler style.

4.

Lucy got the idea for a folding market stall...

 

A.    from her parents.
B.    from travelling salesmen.
C.    while she was at a trade fair.
D. 
  while she was on an overseas trip.

5.

What did Lucy like best about her award-winning design?

 

A.    the shape
B.    the display space
C.    the decoration
D. 
  the building material

6.

The hotel phone booths which Lucy worked on were...

 

A.    developed with mobile phone users in mind.
B.    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.

 

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