CAE Listening Practice Test 20 printable

CAE Listening Practice Test 20 Printable

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Part 1

You will hear three different extracts. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, В or C) which fits best according to what you hear. There are two questions for each extract.

Extract One

You hear two friends discussing air travel.
1 They disagree about whether the woman’s flight
A offered good value for money.
B managed to arrive on time.
C provided reasonable comfort level.

2 What is the man’s advice for the woman?
A trying a different air company
B choosing a different destination airport
C changing the means of transport

Extract Two

You hear a science teacher talking about their work
3 What is her opinion of pupils using the Internet to find new information?
A It has altered the teacher’s role in the studying process
B It has to be supervised by a teacher
C It can’t substitute a teacher figure in the classroom

4 What is her opinion of her approach to teaching?
A She is ready change it to better suit student’s needs
B She regrets her colleagues not using the same techniques
C She is certain that it has positive results

Extract Three

You hear two presenters talking about a new recording.
5 What impressed the woman most about the new album?
A the way it was recorded
B the style of the recording
C the variety of instruments used

6 According to the man, what makes the band stand out?
A the originality of their sound
B the high quality of tracks
C the organic combination of various music styles

Part 2

You will hear a student called Jon talking about llama, an animal that comes from South America. For questions 7-14, complete the sentences.


Jon says that you can tell llamas and alpacas apart by the shape of their 7 ________
Jon discovered that the wild ancestor of the llama was mostly 8 ________ in colour.
In ancient times, domesticated llamas could often be found working in 9 ________ areas.
Jon says that the word 10 ________ is most commonly used to describe llamas.
Jon found out that llamas that are trained properly would only kick and spit when they feel 11 ________
Jon describes the noise llamas use to communicate as a 12 ________
Jon says that llama fleece is popular with weavers because it doesn’t contain any 13 ________
The most common goods made from llama hair are 14 ________