CAE Listening Practice Test 2

CAE Listening Practice Test 2

CAE Listening Part 3

You will hear part of a radio interview in which Harry and Jennifer, two members of an after-work adult drama class, are asked about their reasons for attending the class. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 How does Jennifer feel about working with strangers in the class?
A resigned to the need for it
B doubtful about the value of it
C relaxed in her attitude towards it
D excited at the thought of it

16 According to Harry, the improvisation sessions
A require some careful preparation
B enable him to use his imagination
C allow him to show his acting talent
D encourage him to relate to the group

17 What does Jennifer say about improvisation?
A It is important not to make a mistake
B It is necessary to be aware of the timing
C You should be familiar with the character you invent
D You need to be completely involved in the activity

18 In Jennifer’s opinion, playing written parts will
A be less challenging than improvisation
B include research into previous performances
C involve guidance from an expert
D lead to competition for parts

19 Jennifer says that the drama classes have taught her how to
A improve her interaction with people
B manage groups of people
C develop her natural acting skills
D be satisfied with minor achievements

20 Harry was annoyed because the newcomer to the group
A interrupted the class by arriving late
B was reluctant to participate
C seemed unaware of the mood of the group
D wasted the tea break with pointless questions

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