FCE Listening Practice Test 15

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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 hear a man talking about a book.What does he particularly like about it?
A It’s amusing.
B It’s well written.
C It’s informative.

2 You hear a caller on a radio phone-in programme. Why has she called?
A to criticise the appearance of a new building
B to question the purpose of a new building
C to explain the location of a new building

3 You overhear a conversation about families. What language does the man usually speak at home?
A Dutch
B English
C Spanish

4 You hear a woman talking about learning how to make jewellery. What does she say about it?
A It’s made her realise that she lacks practical skills.
B It’s easier to do than she had expected.
C It’s created new opportunities for her.

5 You hear a man talking about a new car he’s just bought. The man was most attracted to this model by
A its economy.
B its reliability.
C its size.

6 You overhear two sales assistants talking about their new manager. What does the woman say about him?
A He’s well qualified for the job.
B He’s been very polite so far.
C He seems very efficient.

7 You hear a man talking about a tennis competition. What does he say about it?
A It was less successful than a newspaper suggested.
B More people should have taken part in it.
C The players enjoyed it.

8 You hear a cycle mechanic talking to a customer. What does he say about the customer’s bike?
A It’s not worth repairing.
B It would be impossible to repair.
C It’s difficult to get the parts needed for the repair.

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