CAE Listening Practice Test 29 printable

CAE Listening Practice Test 29 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 people talking about their colleague.
1. What is the problem the colleague causes?
A others have to do more work because of them
B clients are not happy with the service
C other members of staff are dissatisfied with them

2. What does the woman suggest as a solution?
A talk about it with the colleague
B get the management involved
C give the situation more time

Extract Two

You hear a man and a woman talking about a newspaper article.
3. What is the newspaper article about?
A poor results of a football match
B club management changes
C a sports club involved in a lawsuit

4. What is the man’s reaction to the news?
A He is unhappy because the situation is very unfortunate
B He feels relief that they avoided a difficult situation
C He is puzzled by the timing of the event

Extract Three

You hear two students talking about a university course.
5. What do they agree about?
A The teacher manages to arouse interest to the difficult subject.
B The course got off to a bad start.
C Their future careers will benefit from this course.

6. What does the woman like about the lectures?
A the voice of the lecturer
B the lecturer’s humorous approach
C the lecturer’s visual presentation of the material

Part 2

You will hear part of a talk on working as a computer game designer. For questions 7-14, complete the sentences.

The speaker believes computer games industry is a great career choice because it is 7 ________.
Back at university the speaker got a degree in 8 ________.
She applied for the job when her 9 ________ shared a contact name with her.
At first she worked as a 10 ________ for a big name in the industry.
The first game she worked on was called 11 ________.
The speaker was later transferred to company’s 12 ________ department.
She derives particular pleasure from working on 13 ________ games.
The speaker uses the word 14 ________ to describe her career in the industry.