FCE Test 14 - Listening (có giải thích đáp án chi tiết)

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You overhear a woman talking on the phone about an airport expansion plan.

What is she most worried about?

  • More frequent noise
  • Longer traffic jams
  • Increased pollution

You hear part of a play on the radio.

Where is the scene taking place?

  • In a station
  • In a shop
  • In a restaurant

You hear someone talking on the radio.

What is the programme about?

  • Saving the environment
  • Using energy
  • Studying natural history

You hear a man talking about a book he has read.

Why does he recommend reading it?

  • Because it deals well with a boring subject.
  • Because it treats buildings seriously.
  • Because it is such an impressive book.

You hear a girl leaving a phone message for her friend.

Why is she calling?

  • To cancel an appointment
  • To rearrange a planned activity
  • To apologise for forgetting something

You hear a woman discussing a new fashion.

What does she like about it?

  • The colours
  • The designs
  • The materials

You hear a woman talking to her teenage son.

What do they agree about?

  • Computer games can be very enjoyable.
  • Computer games can be good for the brain.
  • Computer games can encourage bad behaviour.

You hear two friends talking about an end-of-term party.

They agree that the best thing about it was _____

  • the food.
  • the venue.
  • the music.

You will hear part of a talk by a biologist called Jonas Hahn about carrots.

Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase. You can listen to the audio twice.


The magnificent carrot

The carrot is the most popular vegetable in the world. 

Nowadays, produces more carrots than any other country. 

Carrots were first grown ago, in Afghanistan. 

Thousands of years ago, most cultivated carrots were not orange. 

The carrot used to be regarded as rather than something to eat. 

Dutch of the 16th-century show orange carrots.

Carrots grown in soil are less bright in colour. 

Jonas says that carrots are better for you if you them.

Eating carrots can help prevent the harming you. 

In ten years' time, it may be possible to use carrots as .

You will hear five people explaining what they think about crime prevention. For each gap, choose from the list (A - F) what each speaker expresses. Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use.

A. Police can't be expected to fight crime without support.

B. Some people have their priorities wrong when it comes to preventing crime.

C. Education can change people's chance of being the victim of crime.

D. Not everyone knows what difficulties the police face.

E. People may not be aware of all the facilities that are available.

F. It's not really a serious problem.

Speaker 1:

Speaker 2:

Speaker 3:

Speaker 4:

Speaker 5:

You will hear an interview with a woman who has left her own country to live abroad.

For each question, choose the correct answer.

What made Karin decide to move to Italy?
  • There was nothing to stop her.
  • Her friends were already there.
  • She wanted to learn Italian.
Why did Karin return to the UK for two weeks?
  • To collect her furniture
  • To buy a new car
  • To sort out her affairs
How did Karinfeel after a few weeks in Italy?
  • Worried
  • Lonely
  • Unhappy
How did Karinfind a job?
  • She asked her landlord's wife.
  • Her landlord offered her some work.
  • She wrote to a language school.
How did she feel about her job?
  • Very afraid
  • Quite helpless
  • Very impatient

When Karin first took a customer's orders, _____

  • she smiled and spoke very softly.
  • she couldn't understand what the person said.
  • she managed without any problems.
How does Karinfeel about her experience?
  • Things were quite easy.
  • She was very fortunate.
  • She took a very big risk.