FCE Listening Practice Test 2

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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 part of a conversation in a watch repair shop. What is the man doing?
A refusing to accept the watch for repair
B encouraging the customer to buy a watch
C advising the customer to have the watch mended elsewhere

2 You are on a train and you hear a woman leaving a message on an answering machine. Why is she calling?
A to arrange a lift from the station
B to change the time of her evening meal
C to find out bus times from the station

3 You hear a talent show judge commenting on a performance she has just seen. What does she think of the man’s performance?
A He lacks confidence.
B He chose the wrong song.
C He has a weak singing voice.

4 You hear the beginning of a talk in a community centre. What will the talk be about?
A local history
B transport problems
C modern agriculture

5 You hear a man talking about saving money. He wants to buy
A a motorcycle.
B a bicycle.
C a car.

6 You hear a woman talking about a concert being cancelled. What does she think about this?
A She is glad it will not take place.
B It should be re-arranged for a later date.
C She should have been told sooner.

7 You hear a man and woman talking about a flat they are considering renting. What do they both like about it?
A the size
B the low rent
C the furniture

8 You hear a woman talking about her tablet computer. How does she feel about it?
A She finds something about it annoying.
B She wants to get a more powerful model.
C She spends too much time using it.

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