You overhear a man and a woman talking about the woman's first week in a new job.
What does she say about it?
In a hotel you overhear a conversation.
Who is the woman?
You hear a restaurant manager talking about the cooks who work for him.
What does he say about them?
On the radio, you hear a man discussing a cartoon film about dinosaurs.
What aspect of the film disappointed him?
You overhear two people talking in a restaurant.
Where has the woman just come from?
You hear an actor talking about using different accents in his work.
What point is he making about actors?
You hear part of a radio programme about CD-ROMs.
What is the speaker's opinion of the CD-ROMs about Australia which she tried?
You hear part of a lecture on the radio.
What is the lecturer doing?
You will hear an announcement about an evening's programmes on Radio Pearl. Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.
7.30 pm 'Art Review': Student Art Exhibition
This evening's programme is taking place at the in London. The exhibition is of work by students in the year of their art course. At the exhibition, you can see things as different as curtains and . Some of the works of art have been made using technology.
8.00 pm Play: 'The Vanishing Lady'
In the play, a young couple on a train think they hear the sound of someone using a . A tells the couple about an old lady whom he has seen. After writing this play, the author, Porten, became a writer for .
9.30 pm 'Business Scenes': Interview with Peter Field
Peter used to work for a . Peter says the material he uses for his boats is a particular kind of . Peter collects as a hobby.
You will hear five different people talking about their work on a cruise ship. For each gap, choose from the list (A - F) what each speaker says about their work. Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use.
A. One aspect of my job is less interesting than others.
B. My job involves planning for the unexpected.
C. You have to be sociable to do my job.
D. I don't like routine in my working life.
E. There's not much work to do during the day.
F. I provide passengers with a souvenir of their trip.
You will hear part of an interview with the actor and film director Charles Martin.
For each question, choose the correct answer.
How did Charles feel about acting in the TV series called Cowboys?
What does Charles say about the first film he acted in?
Why did Charles decide to play Miguel in a very simple way?
When Charles played the detective in the film The Good Cop, he _____
In the first film he directed, Charles offered a part to John Dawson because he ______
For Charles, working with actors is like conducting an orchestra because ______
Why does Charles like to film just one or two versions of each scene?