FCE Listening Practice Test 12 Printable

Part 3

You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about what makes a good teacher. For questions 19-23, choose from the list (A-H) what each speaker says a good teacher should do. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letter which you do not need to use.

A. set an example of hard work
В. keep up-to-date with the latest ideas
C. give information on individual progress
D. be available outside class time
E. give a lot of encouragement
F. have an entertaining approach
G. set a realistic amount of homework
H. have good qualifications
Speaker 1  19 __
Speaker 2  20 __
Speaker 3  21 __
Speaker 4  22 __
Speaker 5  23 __

Part 4

You will hear an interview with a singing teacher called Rosie Carnes, who is talking about her work. For questions 24-30, choose the best answer (A, В or C).

24. What difficulty for singers does Rosie mention?
A not hearing how they sound to others
В not fulfilling childhood expectations
C not knowing how to breathe properly

25. According to Rosie, which part of the body should singers warm up first?
A the spine
В the mouth
C the throat

26. Rosie says that a singer’s knees should
A remain tense.
В be bent slightly.
C be kept close together.

27. To maintain a good voice, Rosie mostly recommends that singers
A drink water.
В suck sweets.
C breathe in steam.

28. When learning the words of songs, Rosie often
A imagines they have different meanings.
В gets a friend to help her practise them.
C repeats them while doing other things.

29. Rosie advises people hoping to become singers to
A consider how strong their ambition is.
В be careful not to damage their voice.
C take advantage of opportunities to perform.

30. Rosie tells us about a friend who
A avoids singing on recordings.
В prepares in her car before performing.
C suffers very badly from nerves on stage.

 

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