FCE Listening Practice Test 13

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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 are in a shop when you overhear this man answering the telephone. What does the caller want to buy?
A a book about playing a guitar
B a book about guitar music
C a cassette of guitar music

2 You are listening to the radio when you hear this man speaking. What is he talking about?
A history
B shipbuilding
C politics

3 You are sitting in a cafe when you hear this woman speaking. She is telling her friend about
A the weather.
B buying a new coat.
C new windows.

4 Listen to this woman introducing a college lecture. The visiting lecturer
A has recently changed career.
B has made a new discovery.
C was late for the lecture.

5 You will hear someone talking about soap operas. What does the speaker think about them?
A They are boring and meaningless to everyone.
B The plot Is very exciting and unpredictable
C People become addicted to them without realising it.

6 You are staying in the home of a British family. You hear the mother answering the phone. The caller wants to take her daughter
A to the cinema.
B to a party.
C to a restaurant.

7 Listen to a policeman being interviewed on the evening television news. What is he describing?
A a car crash
B a bomb explosion
C a serious fire

8 You overhear this exchange in a major London railway station. The cause of the delay is
A snow.
B flooding.
C an accident.

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