Questions 12 to 15 are based on the passage you have just heard.

Directions: In this section, you will hear two passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear three or four questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
  • A Water sports.
  • B Racing in rivers.
  • C Stories about women swimmers.
  • D Books about swimming.
  • A She succeeded in swimming across the English Channel.
  • B She published a guide to London's best swimming spots.
  • C She told her story of adventures to some young swimmers.
  • D She wrote a book about the history of swimwear in the UK.
  • A They loved vacationing on the seashore.
  • B They had a unique notion of modesty.
  • C They were prohibited from swimming.
  • D They were fully dressed when swimming.
  • A She designed lots of appropriate swimwear for women.
  • B She once successfully competed against men in swimming.
  • C She was the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
  • D She was an advocate of women's right to swim in public pools.