READING PASSAGE 1
You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-14, which are based on Reading Passage 1 below.
Section 1 (Questions 1 - 8)
A. Rosewood Hotel. Spend your vacation with us. We offer luxury suites, an Q6Olympic-sized pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a beauty spa. Leave business cares behind while you relax in luxury at the Rosewood. You will never want to leave! Call 800-555-0942 for reservations.
B. The Woodside Motel is the place to stay while visiting our city. After a day of sightseeing, relax in the comfort of your luxury room. All our rooms have king-sized beds, free movies, and minibars. [Crack IELTS with Rob] Our Q2outdoor playground and indoor recreation room mean the little ones will never be bored. Babysitting service available. Enjoy your next family vacation at the Woodside Motel.
C. The Columbus Hotel is conveniently Q4located in the heart of the city’s theater district and close to the city’s finest restaurants and clubs. Enjoy the spectacular view of the city skyline from the Columbus Rooftop Restaurant. Host your next conference or banquet with us. We Q7have a selection of reception rooms and banquet rooms suitable for conferences and parties. Call 245-555-0982 to speak to our banquet coordinator, 245-555-0987 for dinner reservations at the Rooftop Restaurant, and 245-555-0862 to reserve a room.
D. Next time you’re in town, stay at the City View Suites. Whether you’re here to shop, play, or work, City View’s location can’t be beat. We’re Q5close to all major bus lines and right next to the city’s business district. Q8All rooms include Q1kitchenettes. [Crack IELTS with Rob] Call 492-555-5932 for reservations. Don’t forget to ask about our special weekly and monthly rates.
E. Sunflower Motel offers reasonable rates, a convenient location, and cable TV in every room. Q3Pets are welcome (extra charge applies). Special weekend rates. Call 488-555-0821 for reservations.
Section 2 (Questions 9 - 14)
Welcome to the Riverdale City Pool
The following information is provided for your convenience.
A. The Riverdale City Pool is for everybody’s enjoyment. [Crack IELTS with Rob] To make sure that all pool users have a pleasant experience, please observe the following:
- All Q9children under twelve must be accompanied by an adult
- Running and shouting in the pool area are not allowed
- Diving is permitted only in the designated area at the deep end of the adult pool
- Please shower before entering the pool
Thank you for your cooperation.
B. The pool is Q10open for the summer season from May 15 through September 15. Hours are Monday – Thursday, noon until 7:30 PM; Friday, noon until 9:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 AM until 9:30 PM. During the week, the pool will be open for classes only from 8:30 until 11:30 AM. Three trained life-guards will be on duty at all times that the pool is open.
C. The pool garage will be closed from June 1 to August 31 for renovations. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Pool Q11users can leave their cars in the area behind the pool office during this time. [Crack IELTS with Rob] A bicycle rack is also located there. There is no fee for using this area.
D. For Riverdale residents, Q12charges for using the pool are $5 per individual per visit, $250 for an individual season pass, and $500 for a family season pass. For non-residents, the charge is $7 per individual per visit. Season passes are not available to pool users who are not residents of Riverdale.
E. This summer we are offering Q13swimming lessons for children, teens, and adults, as well as diving lessons and water aerobics. Morning lessons are from 9:30 to 10:30 and afternoon lessons are from 2:00 to 4:00. Fees start at $75 a week. The Riverdale swim team will continue this season as well. Please visit the pool office for a complete schedule of this summer’s lessons and swimming meets.
F. The new snack bar is now open. The hours are 11:30 to 5:00 daily. It Q14serves a variety of inexpensive drinks and snacks, including cold and hot sandwiches, ice cream treats, and homemade cookies. [Crack IELTS with Rob] All items purchased at the snack bar as well as snacks, drinks, and lunches brought from home must be consumed in the picnic area.
Questions 1 - 8
Look at the five hotel advertisements, A-E, in Section 1 (Questions 1 – 8).
Which hotel is appropriate for each of the following people?
Write the correct letter, A-E, on boxes, 1-8 on your answer sheet.
NB You may use any letter more than once.
1. plans to stay for over a monthD
2. traveling with childrenB
3. always travels with a dogE
4. planning to go out for entertainment in the eveningsC
5. on a business tripD
6. likes to exercise every dayA
7. looking for a place to hold a wedding receptionC
8. prefers cooking to eating in restaurantsD
Questions 9 - 14
Section 2 (Questions 9 – 14) has six paragraphs, A-F.
Choose the correct heading for each paragraph from the list of heading below.
Write the correct number, i-ix, on boxes 9-14 on your answer sheet.
NB There are more headings than paragraphs, so you will not use them all.
List of headings
i pool user fees
ii lifeguard training
iii pool schedule
iv equipment rental
v pool rules
vi individual membership benefits
9. Paragraph Av
10. Paragraph Biii
11. Paragraph Cviii
12. Paragraph Di
13. Paragraph Eix
14. Paragraph Fvii