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 a man telling a friend about a trip to the theatre.
1 The man says that the theatre
A had recently moved
B was overcrowded
C was unusually small
2 The man criticises the actors for
A lacking enthusiasm
B forgetting their lines
C wearing inappropriate make-up
You hear a media interview with a tour operator at a conference on what is called ‘responsible’ tourism.
3 What distinctive feature of his company is the tour operator keen to stress?
A It is responsive to local employment needs
B It designs tours for selected groups and special interests
C It makes limited use of non-renewable sources of energy
4 He makes the point that the majority of tourists are now
A conscious of a greater need for social justice
B willing to pay additional amounts for responsible tourism
C unaware that the choices they make have far-reaching effects
You hear two local radio presenters, Laura and Steve, talking about an upcoming rugby match.
5 What do they agree about?
A The ticket allocation has been unfair
B The final result is almost impossible to predict
C The absence of certain players will make for a less exciting game
6 Listeners who are planning to go to Australia to see the match should
A organise their accommodation in advance
B join the official fan club to reduce their travelling costs
C bring their children along to introduce them to the sport