CAE Listening Practice Test 7 Printable

CAE Listening Practice Test 7 Printable and PDF version

Part 3

You will hear an interview with an engineer called Roger Moffat, who now works in the film industry. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 How did Roger feel initially about being made redundant?
A angry
В resigned
C depressed
D disinterested

16 Roger regards his early days in business as
A frustrating.
В demanding.
C irrelevant.
D boring.

17 What does Roger feel is the greatest benefit of running his own business?
A He arranges his free time as he pleases.
В He gets on better with other people.
C He has more leisure time than before.
D He is free of an environment he disliked.

18 What is Roger’s attitude towards his future?
A He considers his position to be no less secure than before.
В He thinks he’ll be more vulnerable than he used to be.
C He’d feel financially more secure working for someone else.
D He considers himself too old to change direction again.

19 How can Roger’s appraisal of engineers best be summarised?
A They are dedicated workers.
В They are creative artists.
C They are well-balanced realists.
D They are powerful leaders.

20 What does Roger find most satisfying about the ‘tools of the trade’?
A They are intricate beyond belief.
В They are the creations of colleagues.
C They are theoretical in design.
D They are exciting to contemplate.

Part 4

You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about the importance of eating breakfast.

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

TASK TWO
For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H  what each speaker says.

A stewardess
B swimmer
C researcher
D doctor
E train driver
F journalist
G athlete
H teacher

Speaker 1 21 [  ]

Speaker 2 22 [  ]

Speaker 3 23 [  ] 

Speaker 4 24 [  ]

Speaker 5 25 [  ]

A My job makes breakfast impossible
B My advice is for adults
C My ideas are original
D My routine surprises people
E My planning is worth it
F My work is respected
G My advice keeps changing
H My experience supports a theory

Speaker 1 26[  ]

Speaker 2 27[  ]

Speaker 3 28[  ]

Speaker 4 29[  ]

Speaker 5 30[  ]

Answer Keys

Part 1
1. C  2. В  З. А  4. С  5. В  6. А

Part 2
7. age groups   8. (university) student   9. heights   10. websites
11. helmet  12. 2,000   13. airport   14. several months

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

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

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