FCE Test 6 - Listening (có giải thích đáp án chi tiết)

4/28/2021 5:27:00 PM

You overhear a woman talking to her husband on a mobile phone.

What is the background to the conversation?

  • The family's holiday may have to be cancelled.
  • The woman wants to buy their son a computer.
  • Their son has schoolwork to complete before the start of term.

You hear a student talking about a part-time job he does.

What attracted him to this particular job? 

  • the opportunities for promotion
  • the chance to use skills he already had
  • the amount of money he is able to earn

You hear the writer of a television soap opera being interviewed about the programme.

What will happen next in the story?

  • Someone will make an important decision.
  • Someone will go away unexpectedly.
  • Someone will learn the truth at last.

You overhear a woman and a man talking at a railway station.

What does the woman want to do?

  • change her travel arrangements
  • find out appropriate information
  • complain about the trip

On the news, you hear a story about a cat.

Where was the cat found?

  • in a train carriage
  • on the railway lines
  • on a station platform

You hear a woman talking on the phone.

Why has she called?

  • to request a meeting
  • to offer assistance
  • to apologise for her absence

You hear a man talking about travelling from London to France for his job.

What does he say about the train journey?

  • He's able to use it to his advantage.
  • It's a boring but necessary part of his job.
  • He enjoys the social aspect of it.

You overhear a conversation between a watchmaker and a customer.

What does the watchmaker say about the watch? 

  • It is impossible to repair it.
  • It is not worth repairing.
  • He does not have the parts to repair it.

You will hear part of a radio interview with a woman who sailed round the world on her own. Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.

Anna was employed by a when she first started sailing.

The idea of sailing round the world came from a book called .

Anna spent some time the boat before taking it out to sea.

Anna tested her boat on a trip which lasted for only days because it was damaged.

Anna got the money she needed to make the trip from various companies.

Anna's worst problem during the trip was when she felt because the boat was going so slowly.

Anna found the in the Southern Ocean the most exciting part of the trip.

On her return, Anna phoned the to ask for a certificate.

Anna's claim was doubted because she hadn't been in contact with people on during her trip.

Anna's story was finally believed after her had been checked.

You will hear five speakers talking about a demonstration. For each gap, choose from the list (A - F) which statement applies to which speaker. 

Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use.

A. This speaker was amazed.

B. This speaker was proved right.  

C. This speaker was coming home from school. 

D. This speaker was curious to see what would happen.

E. This speaker was very embarrassed. 

F. This speaker needed some help. 

Speaker 1:

Speaker 2:

Speaker 3:

Speaker 4:

Speaker 5:


You will hear an interview with the television actress Donna Denton. 

For each question, choose the correct answer.

As a child, Donna started going to dancing classes because

  • her mother persuaded her to.
  • they were relatively inexpensive.
  • she wanted to be with friends.

What did Donna feel when she first went to dancing classes?

  • Disappointed by the attitude of the teacher
  • Unconcerned about her position in the class
  • Embarrassed because she was not a good dancer

What did Donna do to get a place at Knightswell Stage School?

  • She took part in a musical show.
  • She got her parents to pay in advance.
  • She gave a demonstration of her skills.

At stage school, Donna initially had problems because of

  • the behavior of other pupils at the school.
  • the amount of time she spent travelling.
  • the need to follow a particular school rule.

Donna believes that she won the school singing competition because

  • she had learned to be less nervous when performing.
  • she had chosen to perform her favorite song.
  • she had been practicing one particular song for years.

What does Donna say about her first parts on television?

  • A private teacher helped her find them.
  • They were useful in developing her career.
  • It was easy enough for students to get them.

When talking about the near future, Donna says that

  • she has agreed to record a music CD soon.
  • she has accepted an unexpected invitation.
  • she has had to make a difficult choice.