Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 02

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.

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Lines should be drawn between:

1 Tom and the boy drawing a car on the board

2 Jane and the girl playing with a toy bus

3 Paul and the boy drawing a house on the board

4 Anna and the girl holding a toy plane

5 Pat and the girl sitting in front of the computer

Transcript

MAN:   Hello, is Mary here?

WOMAN:   Yes, she’s listening to a CD.

MAN:   Is she wearing a red skirt?

WOMAN:   Yes, that’s Mary. She loves music.

1

MAN:   Where’s Tom?

WOMAN:   He’s drawing a picture on the board.

MAN:   There are two boys drawing. Which one is Tom?

WOMAN:   He’s drawing a car.

MAN:   Oh yes! I can see him now.

2

MAN:   Where’s Jane?

WOMAN:   She’s playing with a toy.

MAN:   Is she playing with a toy plane?

WOMAN:   No, she’s playing with a bus.

MAN:   Oh yes, I can see her.

3

MAN:   I’m looking for Paul. Can you see him?

WOMAN:   What’s he wearing today?

MAN:   Black trousers, I think.

WOMAN:   Oh yes, he’s standing at the board.

MAN:   I see. He’s drawing a house.

4

WOMAN:   Look at Anna.

MAN:   Where is she?

WOMAN:   She’s standing by the door.

MAN:   Is she wearing a red T-shirt?

WOMAN:   Yes, she is and she’s got a toy plane.

5

WOMAN:   Can you see Pat?

MAN:   Yes, I can. She’s working.

WOMAN:   What’s she doing?

MAN:   She’s working at the computer.

WOMAN:   Oh yes, she likes that.

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

     Name:                                   Mary Smith

1 How old:                              ________

2 Hair colour:                         ________

3 Eye colour:                          ________

4 How many brothers:         ________

5 How many sisters:               ________

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1 9   2 blonde   3 blue   4 3   5 4

Transcript

MAN:   Hello Mary. Can I ask you some questions?

GIRL:   All right.

MAN:   What’s your family name?

GIRL:   Do you mean Mary?

MAN:   No, your second name?

GIRL:   Oh that’s Smith.

MAN:   Is that S-M-I-T-H?

GIRL:   Yes.

1

MAN:   And how old are you Mary?

GIRL:   I’m 9. It was birthday last week.

MAN:   Did you have a party?

GIRL:   Yes, it was good.

2

MAN:   Now what about your hair?

GIRL:   hair?

MAN:   Yes, what colour is it?

GIRL:   It’s blonde.

3

MAN:   And what about your eyes?

GIRL:   Do you need to know the colour of eyes?

MAN:   Yes, please.

GIRL:   They’re blue.

MAN:   You’ve got very beautiful eyes, Mary!

GIRL:   Thank you!

4

MAN:   Now some questions about your family. Is that OK?

GIRL:   Yes, it’s OK.

MAN:   Have you got any brothers?

GIRL:   Yes. I’ve got three brothers. Two are older than me and one is younger.

MAN:   That’s a big family.

GIRL:   I like big families.

5

MAN:   What about sisters? How many sisters have you got?

GIRL:   Four. There are a lot of people in our house!

Listening Part 3 – 5 questions

What did Paul do last week?

Listen and draw a line from the day to the correct picture.

There is one example.

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Thursday      Wednesday

Saturday      Sunday

Friday          Tuesday

Transcripts

WOMAN:   Hello, Paul. Did you have a good week?

BOY:   Yes, Grandma. I played a lot of sport.

WOMAN:   What did you do on Tuesday?

BOY:   On Tuesday, I played hockey at school.

WOMAN:   Great!

1

WOMAN:   What did you do on Thursday? It rained that day.

BOY:   I watched basketball on Thursday.

WOMAN:   At school?

BOY:   No, I didn’t go to school that day. I watched it on TV with Dad. It was an exciting game.

2

BOY:   I sometimes go swimming on Friday, but not last week. It was friend’s birthday.

WOMAN:   Oh! What did you do?

BOY:   We went to the cinema to see a film about someone who lived on an island.

WOMAN:   Mmmm!

3

WOMAN:   And what did you do on Wednesday?

BOY:   I went to the pool. I was there all afternoon.

WOMAN:   Was it nice and sunny there?

BOY:   Yes. It was a very hot day. It was great there.

4

BOY:   And on Saturday, it was basketball again.

WOMAN:   At school?

BOY:   With all friends, yes.

WOMAN:   Was it a good game?

BOY:   Yes, it was. We all enjoyed it.

5

WOMAN:   What did you do on Sunday?

BOY:   I read a book that Dad gave me on birthday.

WOMAN:   What was it about?

BOY:   All about different sports. I want to be a sports teacher one day, Grandma.

WOMAN:   Great idea!

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

Listen and tick (✓) the box. There is one example.

Where is Pat’s dad going?

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1 Which one is Pat’s mother?

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2 What does Pat want to buy?

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3 What was the weather like here yesterday?

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4 Where’s Peter?

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5 What will they take on the picnic?

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1 C   2 C   3 A   4 C   5 B

Transcript

Where is Pat’s dad going?

BOY:   Is that your father walking to the bus stop Pat?

GIRL:   Yes, it is, Sam.

BOY:   Where’s he going?

GIRL:   He’s going to town for Mum.

BOY:   Is he going to the supermarket?

GIRL:   No. I went there yesterday and Mum’s going to the library this afternoon. Oh, I know, he’s going to the bank.

1 Which one is Pat’s mother?

BOY:   Is your mother here Pat?

GIRL:   Yes, she’s in the garden with aunts.

BOY:   Has your mother got straight hair?

GIRL:   No, her hair is curly.

BOY:   Oh, is she the one in the red dress?

GIRL:   No, she’s wearing trousers today.

2 What does Pat want to buy?

BOY:   Where are you going to go now, Pat?

GIRL:   I’m going shopping.

BOY:   What do you want to buy?

GIRL:   It’s birthday on Sunday and I want something new to wear at party.

BOY:   Do you want some new trousers?

GIRL:   No, I’d like a skirt because Mum gave me a beautiful blue sweater.

3 What was the weather like here yesterday?

BOY:   We went to the mountains yesterday and it rained. What was the weather like here Pat?

GIRL:   It was a beautiful day.

BOY:   Was it sunny?

GIRL:   It was sunny. It wasn’t cloudy at all.

4 Where’s Peter?

BOY:   Where’s your brother, Pat?

GIRL:   Peter? I think he’s playing outside.

BOY:   Is he in the garden?

GIRL:   No, he isn’t.

BOY:   He isn’t on the balcony.

GIRL:   I know. He went to the playground with his friends.

5 What will they take on the picnic?

BOY:   What do you want to eat on our picnic tomorrow, Pat?

GIRL:   Something we can eat with our hands.

BOY:   What about sandwiches?

GIRL:   No, we always take sandwiches. Can we take burgers?

BOY:   I don’t like cold burgers. Shall we take sausages?

GIRL:   OK.