CAE Listening 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.
You hear two friends discussing a rock concert they both went to.
1 How does the boy feel about the main band?
A disappointed by their performance
B confused by all the advanced publicity
C unsure whether he got value for money or not
2 What is the woman doing in her reply?
A criticising the support band
B defending the approach of the media
C agreeing with comments about the main band
You hear part of a sports report about a football club manager.
3 What is the male presenter doing?
A praising changes that the manager has made
B suggesting that rumours about the manager are unfounded
C describing a growing sense of dissatisfaction with the
4 In the female presenter’s opinion
A the manager’s strategy is the correct one
B the real problem is a lack of talented players
C the pressure on the manager is likely to increase
You hear two friends discussing an exhibition of modern sculpture.
5 What does the woman particularly admire about the artist?
A the originality of his work
B the way his art has developed
C the issues that his sculptures raise
6 What disappointed them both about the exhibition?
A the pieces of work that had been chosen
B the information provided for visitors
C the way it had been laid out