FCE Listening Practice Test 9

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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 a young man talking about his hobby of rock climbing. How does he feel about it?
A satisfied with his level of expertise
B concerned about doing a dangerous sport
C proud when he copes with difficult conditions

2 You hear a public announcement at a family theme park. What does the announcement contain?
A a change to a timetable
B details of a new attraction
C instructions about a location

3 You hear two people talking about a course they have attended. What was the topic of the course?
A book illustration
B journalism
C publishing

4 You hear two people talking about a film they have both seen. What do they agree about?
A The story wasn’t very original.
B Reviews of the film weren’t accurate.
C The message wasn’t very positive.

5 You hear a man being interviewed about a new project he has set up in his home town. What is the purpose of the project?
A to reduce the amount of litter on a town’s streets
B to increase the inhabitants’ awareness of recycling
C to stop shopkeepers using plastic bags for customers’ purchases

6 You hear a man talking on the radio about salespeople. What does he say about them?
A They take pride in forming good relationships with buyers.
B They keep one objective in mind at all times.
C They prefer people they think are easy to sell to.

7 You hear two friends talking about a student website. What do they agree about it?
A It is visually attractive.
B It has a lot of useful advertisements.
C It is easy to navigate round.

8 You hear a chef talking about taking part in a cookery competition. What did he find surprising?
A how nervous he felt
B how rushed he felt
C how tired he felt

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