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.
You two people discussing a sports competition.
1. What was the woman’s initial reaction to the news of the planned event?
A looking forward to attending it
B worried about feeling discomfort because of it
C happy with the potential benefits it could bring
2. What is the reason the man is unhappy about the upcoming event?
A He believes that it is a very wasteful operation.
B He is concerned that the main venue may not get finished on time.
C He thinks that the people in charge should be replaced.
You hear two students talking about a university project.
3. What has caused the man most annoyance?
A unclear instructions from the tutor
B the fact that the project deadline has been moved
C how much help he received from the group
4. How does the woman react to the man’s problem?
A She expresses her sympathy.
B She believes that he is exaggerating.
C She thinks he will learn from the experience.
You hear two people talking about a movie.
5. Both people believe that
A the story was believable.
B the actors were chosen poorly.
C the movie made you think.
6. According to woman, what was the best thing about the film?
A the camerawork
B the soundtrack
C the cast
You will hear a woman talking about her favourite wood-carving artist. For questions 7-14, complete the sentences.
In her childhood, the speaker saw a piece of furniture with a hidden carving of a 7 ________ on it.
The woman appreciates wood-carving artists as they have more 8 ________ than she has.
Di Marchi’s old wooden 9 ________ is his tool of choice.
A Dream in Venice depicts four steeds pulling a huge 10 ________.
In his first works Di Marchi used 11 ________ as the material.
He later switched to wooden as he believed it allowed him larger 12 ________.
Speaker prefers carving of a 13 ________ the most.
The woman uses the word 14 ________ to describe the carver’s works.