CAE Listening Practice Test 4 Printable and PDF version

CAE Listening Practice Test 4 Printable

Part 3

You will hear a radio interview in which an artist called Sophie Axel is talking about her life and career. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 Sophie illustrates the importance of colour in her life by saying she
A has coloured daydreams.
В associates letters and colours.
C paints people in particular colours.
D links colours with days o f the week.

16 Sophie’s attitude to risk is that her children should be
A left to cope with it.
В warned about it.
C taught how to deal with it.
D protected from it.

17 Sophie’s mother and aunt use their artistic gifts professionally in the
A pictures they paint together.
В plays they perform on stage.
C objects they help to create.
D clothes they design and make.

18 Sophie feels the puppet show she mentions is a good example of
A the inspiration she gives to other people.
В the admiration she now enjoys.
C the expectations she has to live up to.
D the assistance she gives the playgroup.

19 Sophie was a failure at art school because she
A was not interested in design.
В favoured introspective painting.
C was very pessimistic.
D had a different approach to art.

20 When Sophie had no money to repair her bike, she offered to
A take a part-time job.
В publicise a national charity.
C produce an advertisement.
D design posters on commission

Part 4

You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about tourism.

For questions 21-25, choose from the list A-H each speaker’s occupation.

For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H each speaker’s aim for the future.
A travel broadcaster
B hotel owner
C guide book publisher
D tourist board representative
E environmentalist
F railway executive
G manager of a tourist attraction
H local government official

Speaker 1 21 [  ]

Speaker 2 22 [  ]

Speaker 3 23 [  ] 

Speaker 4 24 [  ]

Speaker 5 25 [  ]

A to increase the amount spend by clients
B to improve our circulation
C to revive country skills
D to raise standards overall
E to restore local transport networks
F to refurbish the rooms
G to attract a new type of client
H to expand tourist accommodation

Speaker 1 26[  ]

Speaker 2 27[  ]

Speaker 3 28[  ]

Speaker 4 29[  ]

Speaker 5 30[  ]

Answer Keys

Part 1
1. A   2. B   3. B   4. C   5. C   6. B

Part 2
7. apples  8. (plastic) tunnel   9. wax   10. balloon
11. green   12. 12 years/twelve years   13. Sweetheart   14. (cherry) stone

Part 3
15. 16. A   17. C    18. 19. D   20. C

Part 4
21. H   22. C   23. D   24. E   25. G
26. E   27. D   28. G   29. C   30. A


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