Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 07

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.

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Lines should be drawn between:

1 Daisy and girl washing her face

2 Fred and sleeping boy in tent

3 John and boy sitting on grass looking at map

4 Sally and girl standing, holding toothbrush

5 Jill and girl putting towel on back of chair

Transcript

BOY:   Hello. Where’s Peter? Can you see him?

WOMAN:   He’s wearing a blue T-shirt.

BOY:   Is he cooking?

WOMAN:   That’s right. He’s cooking sausages and eggs for breakfast.

BOY:   Mmm. I’m hungry!

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BOY:   Which girl’s Daisy?

WOMAN:   She’s got a bowl of water.

BOY:   What’s she doing?

WOMAN:   She’s washing her face.

BOY:   Oh, yes. Ooh, that water’s cold!

2

BOY:   What about Fred? What’s he doing?

WOMAN:   He’s sleeping.

BOY:   Where? I can’t see him.

WOMAN:   He’s under that blanket.

BOY:   Oh, yes, he’s very tired.

3

BOY:   Where’s John?

WOMAN:   He’s sitting on the grass.

BOY:   What’s he doing?

WOMAN:   He’s looking at the map.

4

WOMAN:   Look at Sally!

BOY:   Where is she?

WOMAN:   She’s standing up.

BOY:   What’s she got in her hand?

WOMAN:   It’s her toothbrush.

5

BOY:   Can you see Jill?

WOMAN:   Yes, she’s behind the chair.

BOY:   What’s she doing?

WOMAN:   She’s putting her towel on it. It’s very wet.

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

     Name:                              Sue Clark

1 How old:                         ________

2 Lives in:                           ____________ Street

3 Library day:                    ________

4 Number of books:        ____________ a week

5 Kind of books:          books about ________

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1 12/twelve (years (old))   2 Hill

3 Monday   4 7/seven   5 horses

Transcript

MAN:   Hello. I work here, in the library. Can I ask you some questions, please?

GIRL:   Yes. OK.

MAN:   Thank you. Now, what’s your name?

GIRL:   Sue Clark.

MAN:   Is that C-L-A-R-K?

GIRL:   Yes.

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MAN:   Now, how old are you, Sue?

GIRL:   I’m twelve.

MAN:   Sorry? How old?

GIRL:   Twelve.

MAN:   OK. Fine.

2

MAN:   And where do you live?

GIRL:   I live opposite the park.

MAN:   What’s the name of the street?

GIRL:   Hill Street.

MAN:   Is that H-I- double L?

GIRL:   Yes, that’s right.

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MAN:   Now, which day do you come to the library?

GIRL:   Mmm. I can only come once a week, on Monday.

MAN:   Not at the weekend?

GIRL:   No, I come on Monday, after school.

4

MAN:   And how many library books do you read every week, Sue?

GIRL:   I read seven books a week.

MAN:   Seven! That’s a lot.

GIRL:   Well, I love reading!

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MAN:   And last. What kind of books do you like best?

GIRL:   Oh, I don’t know. That’s difficult, because I like a lot of different kinds of books.

MAN:   Well, do you like books about animals, or people ___ ?

GIRL:   Mmm, the books I like best are about horses.

MAN:   Oh, we’ve got a lot of books about horses here. Thank you, Sue.

Listening Part 3 – 5 questions

What did John do last week?

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

There is one example.

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Friday              Tuesday

Wednesday      Monday

Saturday         Sunday

Transcript

WOMAN:   Hello, John. Where were you last week?

BOY:   I went to see cousins, Peter and Sally.

WOMAN:   Did you enjoy that?

BOY:   Yes. On Wednesday, we went to the forest on our bikes.

WOMAN:   Did you have a picnic there?

BOY:   Yes!

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WOMAN:  Where did you go on Monday?

BOY:   We went to the lake.

WOMAN:   What did you do there?

BOY:   We flew our kites. Mine went into the water!

WOMAN:   Oh dear!

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WOMAN:   And what about Tuesday?

BOY:   Tuesday? We rode to the village that day.

WOMAN:   Did you go on your bikes again?

BOY:   Yes. We went to the shop to buy some bread for our picnic.

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BOY:   On Saturday, we went to the lake again.

WOMAN:   That was nice!

BOY:   And we sailed our toy boats.

WOMAN:   Was it sunny that day?

BOY:   Yes. Lots of people swam in the lake there.

4

WOMAN:   And on Sunday?

BOY:   Let me think. Oh yes, we went for a walk.

WOMAN:   In the park?

BOY:   No. We went to the forest.

WOMAN:   Great!

BOY:   And a beautiful bird flew over our heads!

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WOMAN:   What about Thursday ___ sorry, I mean Friday? Did you go to the forest again?

BOY:   No. uncle’s got a boat and we went sailing in it.

WOMAN:   Did you have a picnic that day, too?

BOY:   No. We took some sandwiches and had them on the boat.

WOMAN:   That’s nice.

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

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

What did Sam do at school today?

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1 What’s the matter with Jill?

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2 Which child is Ben?

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3 What does John want for lunch?

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4 What does Jane want to take to Jim’s house?

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5 What did Nick do at the weekend?

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1 A   2 C   3 B   4 C   5 A

Transcript

What did Sam do at school today?

WOMAN:   Hello, Sam. Did you enjoy school today?

BOY:   No, not very much.

WOMAN:   Why not?

BOY:   We all wrote stories.

WOMAN:   Was it difficult?

BOY:   Yes, I like reading stories, but I don’t like writing them!

1 What’s the matter with Jill?

WOMAN:   What would you like to eat, Jill?

GIRL:   I’m not very hungry, Mum. I don’t want any breakfast.

WOMAN:   What’s the matter? Have you got stomach ache?

GIRL:   No, but I’ve got earache, and I’m hot.

WOMAN:   Well, you mustn’t go outside today.

2 Which child is Ben?

BOY:   Look at this photo of birthday party. Can you find me?

MAN:   Oh, Ben, that’s difficult. You’re all wearing party clothes. Are you the bat?

BOY:   No, that’s friend, John.

MAN:   Are you the clown, then?

BOY:   Yes, I am. And this rabbit is sister!

3 What does John want for lunch?

WOMAN:   Would you like some soup for lunch, John?

BOY:   We had that yesterday. Can we have something different, please?

WOMAN:   What about a pizza?

BOY:   Oh, great! And can we have burgers and French fries for supper?

4 What does Jane want to take to Jim’s house?

BOY:   Do you want to come to house after school, Jane?

GIRL:   Yes, but I must do homework first. I can bring new video. It’s great!

BOY:   Ooh, good. We can watch that and then listen to new CDs.

GIRL:   OK, Jim.

5 What did Nick do at the weekend?

WOMAN:   Did you go to the beach at the weekend, Nick?

BOY:   No we didn’t, because it was cold and windy.

WOMAN:   So, what did you do? Did you go to the cinema?

BOY:   No. friend Kim phoned, and we went skating.