You hear a young man talking about his hobby of rock climbing. How does he feel about it?
You hear a public announcement at a family theme park. What does the announcement contain?
You hear two people talking about a course they have attended. What was the topic of the course?
You hear two people talking about a film they have both seen.
What do they agree about?
You hear a man being interviewed about a new project he has set up in his hometown.
What is the purpose of the project?
You hear a man talking on the radio about salespeople.
What does he say about them?
You hear two friends talking about a student website.
What do they agree about it?
You hear a chef talking about taking part in a cookery competition.
What did he find surprising?
You will hear a man called Chris Graham talking to a group of students about a vacation job he had in Australia.
Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.
My Vacation Job in Australia
Chris thinks the best place to find a job as he had is the . Chris is studying at university. For most of the time he was working for the travel company, Chris lived in a outside of the town. Chris was often asked to go to a at the weekend. In the mornings, Chris had to drive tourists to see the in the desert. Many of the tourists were unaware of the need to keep their covered up when they were in the sun. The tourists particularly wanted to know how to tell the difference between the of the wild animals. In the afternoons, the tourists were able to see some that had more than one use. Chris says that the local government would like to have a larger to attract tourists. Chris advises other students to send off their job application forms in the month of at the latest.
You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about happiness. Choose from the list (A – H) what each person says happiness means to them. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letters which you do not need to use.
A. Having a happy personality allows you to cope effectively with problems.
B. Happiness comes from having someone special to share your thoughts with.
C. Happiness is all about the experience of overcoming problems.
D. Happiness is a short escape from everyday routine.
E. True happiness lies in making others happy.
F. Older people are less happy than younger ones.
G. Happiness is being thankful for what you have.
H. Happiness comes from achieving your goals.
You will hear part of a radio interview with an author called Mickey Smith, who is talking about becoming excellent at sport. Choose the best answer.