CAE Listening Practice Test 13

CAE Listening Practice Test 13

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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.

Extract One

You hear a trainee teacher called Susanna talking to her tutor.

1 What point does the tutor make about a teacher’s attitude?
A A good teacher can put any subject across effectively.
B Students will pick up on a teacher’s commitment.
C There’s little point in a teacher trying to fake passion for a subject.

2 What is Susanna doing?
A complaining about her students’ lack of enthusiasm
B proposing ways of making her subject more appealing
C asking for ideas about exercises her students could do

Extract Two

You hear a student called Sam telling his friend Ella about a concert he’s been to.

3 Sam is trying to
A suggest how the visual impact could have been improved.
B challenge Ella’s preconceptions about the music.
C persuade Ella to go to a similar one in the future.

4 In Sam’s opinion, what makes the performer stand out?
A the influence her academic background has on her music
B the instinctive way she responds to her audience
C the high level of stage presence she displays

Extract Three

You hear a woman telling her friend about new policies adopted by her company.

5 Staff have been planting trees in order to
A promote a desirable image.
B encourage a spirit of mutual co-operation.
C compensate for environmental damage.

6 The company was surprised that its remote working initiative resulted in
A more appreciative customers.
B a better standard of new recruits.
C a more motivated workforce.

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