FCE Listening Practice Test 14

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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 need to see a doctor urgently. You telephone a surgery and hear this answer-phone message. What are you advised to do?
A go to 217 Jordan Street
B contact another doctor
C telephone 622919

2 You hear part of a news broadcast on TV about an accident at a chemical factory. The speaker is speaking
A in the chemical factory.
B outside the chemical factory.
C in the nearby town.

3 You are staying in Britain with a host family. You hear the father speaking to one of his children. The day of the week they are speaking on is
A Tuesday.
B Thursday.
C Wednesday.

4 You overhear a man at a call box telephoning an emergency break-down service to ask for a mechanic to fix his car. Where is the car?
A near the Green Lion pub
B opposite the Green Lion pub
C opposite the high street

5 Listen to a man outside a supermarket talking to a housewife. What does the man want to do?
A sell her some washing powder
B ask her about her family’s washing habits
C visit her home

6 You are with a group of friends. One of them is telling you about something that happened to her at work. She works
A as a secretary.
B as a railway employee.
C for the police.

7 Listen to this man being interviewed on the radio. The man is
A a singer.
B a film star.
C an actor.

8 You are on a bus tour of a British historical city. You are currently looking at Saint Christopher’s Memorial Hospital. The speaker’s opinion of that building is that
A she is not clear on its appearance.
B the gardens are exceptionally beautiful.
C the architecture is a masterpiece.

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