FCE Listening Practice Test 10

The old, print-friendly test

Part 1

You will hear people talking in eight different situations. For questions 1-8, choose the best answer (A, В or C).

1 You hear two friends talking about attending a motor-racing event. They agree that the best thing about it was
A the race.
B the facilities.
C the atmosphere.

2 You hear a football coach talking about a match. He thinks that the team lost because
A they lacked concentration.
B they hadn’t practised enough.
C they weren’t very fit.

3 You hear two people talking about a computer game. Why does the boy dislike it?
A It’s boring.
B It’s expensive.
C It’s complicated.

4 You hear a woman talking about judging a poetry competition. What surprised her?
A how nature was seen in the poems
B how many poems some people wrote
C how humorous the poems were

5 You hear a young man talking about travelling alone for the first time. How did his parents react to the idea?
A They were helpful.
B They were worried.
C They were angry.

6 You hear part of a talk by a nurse. What is she doing?
A giving instructions to a new colleague
B explaining how patients should be treated
C outlining the good and bad points of the job

7 You hear a man talking about a long-distance journey he made. How did he travel?
A by bus
B by motorbike
C by car

8 You hear two friends talking about listening to the radio. What did the girl like about the programme she mentions?
A It was amusing.
B She learned something.
C The presenter was good.

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