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.
You overhear part of a conversation between the secretary of a golf club and a visitor to the club
1 What does the visitor feel about installing satellite navigation in her car?
A worried about its cost
B unsure of its usefulness
C doubtful about its reliability
2 When he talks about in-car satellite navigation systems, the secretary is
A helping his visitor to choose the best model
B providing his visitor with information about them
C warning his visitor about the drawbacks of using one
You hear part of a discussion in which the anthropologist Paula Drew and the comedian Mike Morton are talking about their lives.
3 What does Mike say about his use of comedy as a child?
A He appeared to have an instinctive talent for it
B His long-term friendships depended on it
C It was one of a number of skills he developed
4 Both speakers agree that, for a successful life, people need
A a belief in themselves
B a clearly defined goal
C a commitment to hard work
You hear part of a radio discussion about holiday reading
5 The man reads books which
A remind him of people he’s met
B make a change from his work
C are set somewhere he doesn’t know
6 His work involves
A a lot of travel
B looking out for new words
C studying classical literature