CAE Listening Practice Test 30 -
CAE Listening Practice Test 30

CAE Listening Practice Test 30

CAE Listening Part 3

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

15 How does the designer explain her interest in the fashion industry?
A Both parents were actively involved in it.
B She was encouraged to pursue her passion.
C She’s always been interested in her own clothing.
D Her sewing teacher was very good.

16 The reason the designer changed focus of her college studies was because
A she became interested in something different.
B she focus on her employment prospects.
C she was a part of a class where a teacher inspired her.
D her initial enthusiasm faded.

17 What does the designer say about her apprenticeship experience?
A it proved quite useful when running a business of her own.
B it was more relevant than whatever she learned at college.
C she believes that such apprenticeships should be made mandatory.
D she feels fortunate about being given such a good placement.

18 What part of her character does Sam say attracted her to designing clothes?
A a desire to be more attractive.
B her interest in others.
C social awkwardness.
D her love for colour.

19 What would be the summary of the designer’s view on fashion?
A Practicality should come before artistry.
B You can show different moods using clothing.
C Fashion should be used to make people look better.
D Fashion helps bring art into our life.

20 What does Sam mention about her clothing business?
A All of the clothing articles are made by hand.
B She applies her life principles to it.
C It gives her the opportunity to do what she enjoys most.
D She got very lucky to make it profitable.

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