• Listening Part 1
  • Listening Part 2
  • Listening Part 3
  • Listening Part 4

Listening Part 1

Part 1

Before you listen to the recording, read the test questions and go to the Further Practice and Guidance pages which follow. You will hear people talking in eight different situations. For questions 1-8, choose the best answer (A, B or C).

1 You hear a woman on the radio talking about a politician.
What is her opinion of the politician?
2 You hear a woman talking about a song.
What does she say about the song?
3 You hear two characters talldng in a radio play.
Where are they?
4 You hear a writer talking on the radio about criticism.
What is his attitude to criticism?
5 You hear someone talking about learning to play a musical instrument.
What is her main point?
6 You hear two people talking about a reality TV programme.
What do the two speakers agree about?
7 You hear someone talking about a sports stadium.
What does he say about the stadium?
8 You overhear a manager talking to an employee at work.
What is the manager doing?