FCE Listening Practice Test 15

Part 4

You will hear an interview with a novelist called Grog Field. For questions 24-30, choose the best answer (A, В or C).

24. What led Greg to start reading as a child?
A the encouragement of his parents
B spending time exploring a local library
C some books he was allowed to look through

25. What does Greg say about his schooldays?
A He found books more interesting than websites.
B He liked reading books that had been made into films.
C He was inspired by the way one teacher used books in class.

26. How did Greg feel when his first novel was published?
A calm
B relieved
C disappointed

27. What does Greg say about the place where he writes?
A He likes to keep distractions to a minimum.
B He has a favourite pen that he always uses.
C He enjoys varying the room where he works.

28. What is different about Greg’s next book?
A the period in which it is set
B the readers it is intended for
C the seriousness of the message

29. Greg says that writing novels based on your own experiences can
A be very difficult to do well.
B limit what you can describe.
C quickly become boring for readers.

30. Greg advises new writers to avoid
A explaining the meaning of symbols they use.
B mentioning people’s clothes too much.
C involving too many different places

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