CAE Listening Practice Test 9

CAE Listening Practice Test 9

CAE Listening Part 4

You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about how they gave up office jobs to do other types of work.

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TASK ONE
For questions 21-25, choose from the list A-H what made each speaker decide to give up office work.

TASK TWO
For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H what each
speaker likes best about their present job.
A poor motivation
B lack of exercise
C the regular hours
D limited contact with people
E overcrowded workplace
F dull colleagues
G few career prospects
H stressful deadlines

21 Speaker 1

22 Speaker 2

23 Speaker 3

24 Speaker 4

25 Speaker 5

A being my own boss
B feeling appreciated by clients
C being able to offer advice
D feeling respected for my skills
E being fully qualified
F feeling committed to the work
G being relatively well paid
H being able to help others

26 Speaker 1

27 Speaker 2

28 Speaker 3

29 Speaker 4

30 Speaker 5

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