FCE Listening Practice Test 20

The old, print-friendly test

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 woman talking about her job. How does she feel about it?
A It’s boring.
B She likes it.
C She finds it difficult.

2 You overhear a man telling a friend about a film he saw recently. What type of film was it?
A a romance
B an action film
C science fiction

3 You hear a man telling his colleague about his holiday. What was the problem with it?
A He became ill.
B He argued with his partner.
C He couldn’t see all the things he wanted to see.

4 You overhear a conversation in a supermarket. What are they discussing?
A returning an item
B breaking an item
C buying an item

5 You hear an advertisement on the radio. What is being advertised?
A a festival
B a new music album
C a cake

6 You overhear a woman talking on the phone about her new boss. What is she worried
about?
A losing her job
B being given extra work to do
C her boss is inexperienced

7 You hear an actor talking on the radio about his new film. What does he say about preparing
for the role?
A He had to learn a new skill.
B He did lots of research.
C It was physically challenging.

8 You overhear two people talking about a car. Why are they talking about the car?
A It’s the man’s first car.
B It’s a brand new car.
C It has broken down.

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