FCE Listening Practice Test 4

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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 someone talking about football referees. What is the speaker’s attitude towards referees?
A They make too many mistakes.
B They deserve sympathy.
C Some are better than others.

2 You hear a famous chef talking about his week. What does he say about what happened during the week?
A He had a problem that was not his fault.
B He didn’t want to appear on so many programmes.
C He had his first experience of live TV.

3 You hear someone talking about her career in dancing. What does she emphasize?
A the contribution made by her parents
B how much hard work she did
C her desire to be a dancer

4 You hear someone talking on the phone at work. Who is she talking to?
A a colleague
B her boss
C a client

5 You hear a radio presenter talking about a book. What feeling does the presenter express about the book?
A doubt that it does exactly what it says it does
B amazement at how up to date its information is
C curiosity about how it was written

6 You hear part of an interview with a famous comedian. What does he say about his school days?
A The teachers never criticized him.
B He was only good at one subject.
C Other people found him amusing.

7 You hear someone talking about a person he knows. What is the speaker doing?
A complaining
B apologizing
C arguing

8 You hear a tour guide talking to a group of visitors to a museum. What does he tell them about the museum?
A Its easy to get lost in it.
B Big groups aren’t allowed in some parts of it.
C It’s better only to visit a small part of it.

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