CAE Listening Practice Test 28 -
CAE Listening Practice Test 28

CAE Listening Practice Test 28

CAE Listening Part 3

You will hear part of a radio interview with a jam-making businessman. For questions 15-20, choose the answer (А, В, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.

15 How did Douglas first began making jams?
A As a school assignment.
B As a business suggestion from a relative.
C He needed to sell something at a school fair.
D A busy family member asked him for help.

16 After leaving school, what was his first aim for business?
A to promote his product to other markets.
B to cut down costs.
C to introduce new products.
D to innovate his production process.

17 Douglas’s new jams stand out because
A they took a long time to develop.
B they are not as sweet as others.
C they are made of natural ingredients only.
D they have various fruit flavours.

18 Eventually Douglas managed to convince a manufacturing company because
A one of their senior staff was his friend.
B they appreciated his enthusiasm.
C they liked the original idea behind jams.
D they had already planned to diversify.

19 How did Douglas and his business mentor meet?
A It was an accidental meeting in a café.
B They met thanks to a person they both knew.
C Douglas was looking for one through a newspaper ad.
D The mentor got in touch with Douglas after having learnt about him.

20 During his sophomore year at university, Douglas
A chose not to pursue his degree.
B enjoyed doing both business and studying.
C found it difficult to complete all his courses.
D decided to put off finishing his studies.

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