You will hear people talking in eight different situations. Choose the answer which fits best according to what you hear.
You hear a message on a telephone answering machine.
Why is the speaker calling?
You hear a man talking about a water-sports centre.
The man says the centre should ____________.
You hear professional tennis player talking about her career
What annoys her most about interviewers?
You hear a poet talking about his work.
What is he doing?
You hear two people talking about an ice-hockey game they've just seen.
How does the girl feel about it?
You overhear two friends talking about a restaurant.
What do they both like about it?
You hear a man on the radio.
What type of information is he giving?
You will hear a woman called Angela Thomas, who works for a wildlife organization, talking about the spectacled bear.
Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.
Angela says that it was the of the spectacled bear that first interested her. Angela mentions that the bear’s markings can be found on its as well as its eyes and cheeks. Angela is pleased by evidence that spectacled bears have been seen in areas of Argentina. Angela says the bears usually live in though they can also be found in other places. Spectacled bears behave differently from other types of beer during , which Angela finds surprising. Angela is upset that are the biggest danger to spectacled bears. Angela says that spectacled bears usually eat and tree bark. Bears climb trees and make a , which fascinated Angela. When bears eat meat, they much prefer although they do eat other creatures. One man has produced an amusing about the time he spent studying the bears.
You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about their visit to a city. Choose what each speaker liked most about the city they visited by filling the suitable letter in the blank.
A. the efficiency of the public transport system
B. the natural beauty of the scenery
C. the variety of goods in the markets
D. the style of the architecture
E. the well-designed plan of the city
F. the helpfulness of the people
G. the range of leisure opportunities
H. the standard of the accommodation
You will hear part of a radio interview with a woman called Rachel Reed, who works in a commercial art gallery, a shop which sells works of art.
Choose the answer which fits best according to what you hear.