FCE Test 10 - Listening (có giải thích đáp án chi tiết)

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You hear part of a radio play.

Where does this scene take place?

  • In a restaurant
  • At a police station
  • In the street

You hear a man talking about a mountain.

Why did he advise his friend not to climb it?

  • The walk would be too long.
  • His friend was not fit enough.
  • The mountain paths were rough.

You hear part of a radio programme about traveling abroad.

Who is speaking?

  • A journalist
  • A tour guide
  • A travel agent

You hear a radio announcement about a transport problem.

What is the problem to do with?

  • The railways
  • The airports
  • The roads

You hear a man talking about his new car.

Why did he buy it?

  • He wanted another color.
  • He needed to replace his previous car.
  • He received an attractive offer.

You overhear two people discussing a museum they have recently visited.

What kind of museum was it?

  • A costume museum
  • A natural history museum
  • A transport museum

You hear a radio announcement about a future event.

What is the aim of the event?

  • Promoting understanding of wildlife
  • Developing electronic machinery
  • Protecting the natural environment

You hear the beginning of a radio programme.

What is the radio programme going to be about?

  • Flowers which you can eat
  • How to grow your own food
  • Becoming a vegetarian

You will hear a man called Peter Welby, who makes small models of buildings, talking about his work. Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.

Before becoming a model maker, Peter did a course in at a college.

Peter compares his job to the type of work done by a .

In Peter's hardest job, he was given some of the building to work from.

Peter's most enjoyable job was making a model of a for an exhibition.

Most of Peter's work is exported to .

Peter says his models look best when they have directed onto them.

Peter's model of Marney House measures centimetres in height.

The Marney House model took a long time to make because it had so many and roof tiles.

The roof tiles on the model of Marney House are made of .

Peter uses watercolour paint to reproduce the effects of the weather and .

You will hear five different people talking about why they decided to become nurses. 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. It was a childhood dream. 

B. Teachers had recommended it. 

C. A friend had decided to do it. 

D. It offered a secure income. 

E. It is a family tradition.

F. It is emotionally satisfying.

Speaker 1:

Speaker 2:

Speaker 3:

Speaker 4:

Speaker 5:


You will hear a girl called Tricia Simpkins talking at a public meeting about a plan to create a nature reserve in the centre of a large city.

For each question, choose the correct answer.

How did Tricia once feel about the countryside?

  • She preferred it to the city.
  • She paid no attention to it.
  • She wanted others to experience it.

Why did Tricia take part in a wildlife survey?

  • She was required to do it.
  • She preferred it to being in school.
  • She was asked to do it by her neighbours.

What does Tricia say about the results of the survey?

  • They were unsatisfactory.
  • They were confusing.
  • They were unexpected.

What does Tricia say about the problems created by trees?

  • People exaggerate them.
  • People accept them.
  • People ignore them.

According to Tricia, what is wrong with the trees the council is planting?

  • They are expensive to replace.
  • They fail to attract wildlife.
  • They are too small for the area.

What used to happen in the wasteland at the end of Tricia's street?

  • Dog owners used to go there.
  • People used to leave rubbish there.
  • Children used to play there.

What is Tricia's suggestion for the new nature reserve?

  • To allow the planting of trees
  • To protect it from visitors
  • To let it go wild