CAE Listening Practice Test 14

CAE Listening Practice Test 14

CAE Listening Part 4

You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about strategies they’ve adopted for handling work-related problems.

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For questions 21-25, choose from the list A-H why each speaker decided to adopt their particular strategy.

For questions 26-30, choose from the list A-H how each speaker felt after implementing the strategy.
A. to strengthen a relationship
B. to reassure an employer
C. to help deal with extensive responsibilities
D. to meet the demands of colleagues
E. to cope with unpredictability
F. to avoid unfair criticism
G. to fulfil public expectations
H. to get some personal space

21 Speaker 1

22 Speaker 2

23 Speaker 3

24 Speaker 4

25 Speaker 5

A. angry at the incompetence of colleagues
B. delighted by an unexpected benefit
C. upset by an unsympathetic response
D. amused by a coincidence
E. optimistic at the prospect of future success
F. disappointed because of a misunderstanding
G. puzzled by people’s reactions
H. envious of the ability of others

26 Speaker 1

27 Speaker 2

28 Speaker 3

29 Speaker 4

30 Speaker 5

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