CAE Listening Practice Test 27

CAE Listening Practice Test 27

CAE Listening Part 3

You will hear an interview with a wildlife photographer. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 The reason Adam tries to keep in touch with amateur colleagues is
A he believes that they can teach him something.
B he sees himself as amateur in some ways.
C he finds pleasure in sharing his experience.
D he was helped when he himself was a beginner.

16 Adam sees professional ethics as
A responsible use of technology.
B respecting other photographers’ needs.
C honesty about the way shots were made.
D prioritising the needs of the subjects.

17 What does Adam say about knowledge of wildlife?
A it is has equal importance to technical competence.
B There is an abundance of literature to give sufficient knowledge to aspiring photographers.
C Knowing about wildlife results in taking better pictures.
D Knowledge of technology is more important than that of wildlife.

18 Mentioning recent shooting of bird species called ‘Great Crested Grebes’, Adam says that
A he researched the way the bird behaves beforehand.
B he chose his clothing carefully.
C he tried his best to approach the bird’s nest as close as possible.
D he made sure he didn’t disturb the birds.

19 Adam concedes that he switched to digital from analog photography because
A it was more advanced technically.
B it was more financially viable.
C it was easier to carry it around.
D it was more simple to use.

20 What is Adam’s attitude to getting the first prize in the competition?
A he is grateful for the sizeable price
B he is happy because the winning pictures hold special meaning to him
C he feels lucky because he believes other people’s pictures were better
D he feels pride for having his works chosen over other’s

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