CAE Listening Practice Test 26 -
CAE Listening Practice Test 26

CAE Listening Practice Test 26

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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 overhear a man and a woman discussing changes in Oxford English Dictionary.

1 What is the new information about the dictionary?
A They have discontinued work on the new edition.
B The digital version has much higher sales figures.
C The printed version might not get released.

2 What is woman’s opinion of the change?
A it indicates that people lose interest in the language.
B it is nothing to worry about.
C it means that the books are getting less popular.

Extract Two

You hear two people talking about a car journey.

3 What distressed the man most?
A looking for a parking spot
B backing up down a narrow street
C finding the right address

4 What is woman’s reaction to man’s story?
A She is angry because he didn’t listen to her.
B She is sorry she couldn’t help him.
C She is impressed with the way he managed to deal with the problem.

Extract Three

You hear two people discussing a report.

5 How are the speakers related?
A They are two colleagues
B They are a client and a freelancer
C They are a boss and a subordinate

6 According to the woman, what is the problem with the paper?
A different kind of work has to be done.
B it has been done too quickly.
C it has not been proof-read.

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