FCE Test 15 - Listening (có giải thích đáp án chi tiết)

8/10/2021 4:27:36 PM

You hear a man being interviewed on the radio.

What is the topic of his new book?

  • Insects
  • Flowers
  • Butterflies

You turn on the radio and hear a man talking.

What are you listening to?

  • A competition
  • A lesson
  • An advertisement

You hear a sports coach talking to a football team.

He thinks that the team needs to concentrate on their _____

  • attitude towards key matches.
  • general physical fitness.
  • specific ball skills.

You hear a radio phone-in programme about a plan to build a new supermarket.

Why has the woman phoned?

  • To protest about the building of the supermarket
  • To demand that it should employ local staff only
  • To support the plan if certain conditions are met

At the railway station you hear this couple talking.

How is the man feeling?

  • Angry
  • Suspicious
  • Anxious

You hear a woman talking about a new book on the theatre.

What is the best title for the book?

  • Popular Street Theatre
  • Travelling Music Theatre
  • Open-air Plays and Players

You hear a news report about a fire.

Where did the fire take place?

  • In a food storage area
  • In a restaurant
  • In agricultural buildings

You hear two friends discussing traffic problems in their city.

What concerns the girl about priority lanes?

  • How much they will cost to install
  • Whether other road users will respect them
  • The effect they will have on levels of congestion

You will hear a boy called Keith giving a class presentation about a trip he went on to a place called The Woodland Centre. Complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.

The Woodland Centre

Keith's family went to The Woodland Centre on the recommendation of his .

Keith was pleased to see some in the chill-out room at the centre. 

Keith was surprised how far his family's cabin was from the .

The cabin which the family stayed in was what's known as a cabin.

Keith thought it was inconvenient that the cabin didn't have a .

Keith was pleased to be able to identify some when he was in the hot tub. 

Keith was happy with the choice of as the group's watersports activity. 

Keith was disappointed that the mountain biking activity took place in a area.

Inside the castle they visited, Keith found the the most interesting part. 

Keith uses the word '' to sum up his impression of the facilities at the Centre. 

You will hear five different people talking about the importance of modern inventions.

For each gap, choose from the list (A - F) what each speaker says about their course. Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use.

A. It entertains me.

B. It guarantees contact. 

C. It helps my memory.

D. It provides an escape. 

E. It's removed a pressure.

F. It's always with me.

Speaker 1:

Speaker 2:

Speaker 3:

Speaker 4:

Speaker 5:


You will hear an interview with Lily Francis about walking to the ancient city of Machu Picchu in Peru.

For each question, choose the correct answer.

What was the main reason Lily wanted to go to Machu Picchu?
  • The historical importance of the place
  • The beautiful scenery surrounding the city
  • The physical challenge of getting there
Lily prepared for her journey through the mountains by _____
  • walking quite long distances every day.
  • spending time at heights over 4,000 metres.
  • camping out in cold, wet conditions.
She decided to do her walk in July because _____
  • there would probably be fewer people there then.
  • she had to take her summer holidays then.
  • the weather conditions are best for walking then.
What did she find toughest about her journey?
  • There was some extremely cold weather.
  • She had to carry a very heavy tent.
  • Sometimes it was difficult to walk.
What surprised her during her journey?
  • How bright the stars were at night
  • How easy it was to talk to the children
  • How big the birds in the sky were
According to Lily, what was the best moment on the journey?
  • Seeing the mountain behind Machu Picchu
  • Arriving at the ruins of Machu Picchu city
  • Watching the sun go down over Machu Picchu
Next summer, Lily will probably be _____
  • in the Himalaya mountains.
  • on the Greenland icecap.
  • near the Australian coast.