FCE Listening Practice Test 3

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 film review on the radio. What criticism does the reviewer make?
A the acting is poor
B the music is unsuitable
C the story is difficult to follow

2 You hear two students talking about a holiday abroad. What do they agree about?
A Foreign travel is harmful to the environment.
B It is becoming more expensive to travel abroad.
C Holidays are more enjoyable if you go abroad.

3 You hear a woman talking on the radio about a place called Dolphin Bay. Where did she first hear about Dolphin Bay?
A on the Internet
B on the radio
C on television

4 You overhear a woman talking outside the post office. Why had she gone to the post office?
A to collect a parcel
B to buy stamps
C to send a parcel

5 You hear part of a discussion on local radio. What is the programme about?
A building new housing
B protecting wildlife
C improving road safety

6 You hear a man talking about motorcycling. What does he regret?
A riding his motorcycle too fast
B doing a particular journey by motorcycle
C buying a motorcycle

7 You overhear a student talking about her new college. How does she feel about the college?
A She is finding some of the lessons difficult.
B Some of her new classmates are unfriendly.
C It is too far away from her home.

8 You overhear a driving instructor talking to a learner after the lesson has ended. What mistake did the learner make?
A He ignored a road sign.
B He was driving too fast.
C He failed to look in the mirror.

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