CAE Listening Practice Test 8

CAE Listening Practice Test 8

CAE Listening Part 4

You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about starting a business.

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TASK ONE
For questions 21-25, choose from the list A-H the reason each speaker gives for starting a business.

TASK TWO
For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H the comment each speaker makes about their business.
A careers advice
B redundancy
C family relocation
D taking early retirement
E a newly discovered skill
F an idea in an article
G a disagreement at work
H a friend’s advice

21 Speaker 1

22 Speaker 2

23 Speaker 3

24 Speaker 4

25 Speaker 5

A It has made a lot of money
B It fills a gap in the market
C It has added variety to life
D It was difficult to begin with
E It is lonely and exhausting
F It provides little social contact
G It is causing family problems
H It has meant a lot of travelling

26 Speaker 1

27 Speaker 2

28 Speaker 3

29 Speaker 4

30 Speaker 5

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