FCE Test 7 - Listening (có giải thích đáp án chi tiết)

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You hear a man talking about a teacher.

What did the teacher encourage him to do? 

  • To read more quickly
  • To do some acting
  • To travel abroad

You hear a British woman talking about naming children.

What is her opinion on naming children? 

  • She likes to avoid the most common names.
  • She thinks names will become more and more strange.
  • She is in favour of creating completely new names.

You hear a woman talking about her studies at the Beijing Opera School.

How did she feel when she first started her classes? 

  • Worried about being much older than the other students
  • Disappointed because her dictionary was unhelpful
  • Annoyed by the lack of communication with her teacher

You hear a woman talking on the radio about her work making wildlife films.

What is her main point? 

  • Being in the right place at the right time is a matter of luck.
  • More time is spent planning than actually filming.
  • It is worthwhile spending time preparing.

You hear a man being interviewed on the radio.

What does he say about his mother?

  • She helped him become an artist.
  • She persuaded him to do research.
  • She wanted him to make money.

You hear a student talking to his friend about a meeting with his tutor.

What was the student's purpose in meeting his tutor?

  • To see if there was a part-time job available
  • To ask for financial assistance
  • To request more time to complete coursework

You overhear a schoolgirl talking to her friend.

What does she think about her new teacher?

  • He is clever.
  • He is funny.
  • He is interesting.

You overhear a conversation in a restaurant.

Why haven't they seen each other lately?

  • He has been too busy.
  • He has been ill.
  • He has been away.

You will hear an interview with Elizabeth Holmes about her experience working in Africa. Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.

Volunteering in Africa

Elizabeth worked for a before she went to Africa.

Elizabeth first found out about working as a volunteer from a she saw at the dentist’s.

The course in London that Elizabeth attended was called .

Elizabeth’s job in Africa was to teach how to market their goods.

On arrival in Africa, Elizabeth spent doing a training course with other volunteers.

Elizabeth used a to travel short distances in Africa.

Elizabeth feels that she got on best with in the area of Africa where she lived.

Back in England, Elizabeth found that she was disturbed by the in the city.

At the moment, Elizabeth buys and sells from Africa.

Nowadays, Elizabeth spends more time on her favorite pastime, which is .

You will hear five speakers talking about the way they study. 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. Music helps me concentrate when I'm studying.

B. I study best in the morning when I can think clearly.  

C. I realise I study better when I'm outside in the open air.

D. I find I can concentrate better when I study with a friend.

E. It is much easier for me to study late at night.

F. I prefer to study when I'm lying down.

Speaker 1:

Speaker 2:

Speaker 3:

Speaker 4:

Speaker 5:


You will hear a radio interview with two students, Annabelle Lester and Roberto Marini, who are both studying at the same art school.

For each question, choose the correct answer.

Annabelle enjoys studying at Capital Art School because _____

  • she has plenty of time to practise different skills.
  • she is learning how to create a range of different things.
  • she is able to do a full-time course in sculpture and painting.

What does Roberto say about the lectures on his course?

  • Some are given by business people.
  • Some of the best ones are about art history.
  • Some are held in the studios of professional artists.

Annabelle says she chose to study at Capital Art School because _____

  • the students do not have to pay fees for the course.
  • the college provides all the materials that are needed.
  • the students are encouraged to try out new ideas.

Roberto says that his course includes learning how to _____

  • compare everyday objects and works of art.
  • produce magazine illustrations and advertisements.
  • improve the design of domestic equipment.

Roberto uses a computer to ____

  • complete a piece of artwork.
  • put together some initial ideas.
  • write up his project.

Annabelle says that some of the school's technical equipment _____

  • was lent by a local business.
  • is too complicated for students to operate.
  • is supplied by a company that likes students to test it.

What does Annabelle say about her future?

  • She looks forward to teaching art.
  • She would be willing to work in industry.
  • She is not keen to get a job in an art gallery.