Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 09

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.

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Lines should be drawn between:

1 Jill and woman in blue coat and glasses

2 John and boy in purple hat on man’s shoulders

3 Daisy and girl eating burger and wearing scarf

4 Fred and boy playing football in the blue no. 7 shirt

5 Jane and woman shouting in black coat

Transcript

WOMAN:   Oh, Look! The soccer game is starting.

BOY:   Yes. Some of friends are playing.

WOMAN:   Is that Jim? The boy who’s running for the ball?

BOY:   Yes. He’s wearing a red shirt.

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BOY:   Jim’s mother is there. She’s watching him.

WOMAN:   What’s her name?

BOY:   Jill. There she is – the woman with glasses.

WOMAN:   Is she wearing a blue coat?

BOY:   Yes.

2

WOMAN:  Look at the small boy in the purple hat.

BOY:   That’s John

WOMAN:   His dad’s carrying him on his shoulders.

BOY:   Yes – they always enjoy watching soccer.

3

BOY:   There’s Daisy!

WOMAN:   Who do you mean?

BOY:   The girl who’s eating a burger.

WOMAN:   Is she wearing a scarf?

BOY:   That’s right.

4

WOMAN:   Is Fred playing today?

BOY:   Yes. He’s wearing a blue shirt, with a number 7 on it.

WOMAN:   Where is he? I can’t see him.

BOY:   Look! He’s kicking the ball now!

5

WOMAN:   I know the woman in the black coat.

BOY:   Who is she?

WOMAN:   Her name’s Jane. She’s Fred’s aunt. She’s shouting something to the boys.

BOY:   Yes. She’s enjoying the game!

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

The Children’s Zoo

     Name:                        Ann Jones

1 Lives at:                     __________ Field Road

2 Time:                          Sunday ________

3 Animals:                    ________

4 Working with:          Mr ________

5 Phone number:        ________

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1 17/seventeen   2 afternoon(s)   3 bats

4 Marsh   5 753694

Transcript

GIRL:   Hello. I’d like to help sometimes at the children’s zoo. Can I do that?

MAN:   Yes. That’s OK. But I need to ask you some questions first.

GIRL:   Fine.

MAN:   So ___ what’s your name? Can you spell it for me?

GIRL:   It’s Ann Jones. That’s J-O-N-E-S.

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MAN:   OK then, Ann. Where do you live?

GIRL:   I live in Field Road.

MAN:   Right – what number?

GIRL:   Number seventeen.

MAN:   Seventeen. Right.

2

MAN:   Which days can you help here at the zoo?

GIRL:   Well, I can come on Wednesdays after school or on Sundays.

MAN:   OK. What about Sunday afternoon, then?

GIRL:   All right. Sunday afternoon is fine for me.

3

MAN:   Which animals would you most like to work with?

GIRL:   Mmm ___ that’s difficult. I like all kinds of animals.

MAN:   Well, we need help with the bats and the rabbits.

GIRL:   So, can I help with the bats?

MAN:   Yes. Fine.

4

MAN:   OK, now you can work with Mr. Marsh. He can show you what to do.

GIRL:   OK. I must write his name in book. How do you spell it?

MAN:   M-A-R-S-H.

GIRL:   Thank you.

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MAN:   Last question now, Ann.

GIRL:   OK.

MAN:   What’s your phone number?

GIRL:   It’s 753694.

MAN:   7-5-3-6-9-4. Well, thank you, Ann.

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      Monday

Sunday         Wednesday

Saturday      Friday

Transcript

WOMAN:   Hello, Paul. Did you enjoy your holiday last week?

BOY:   Yes. Shall I tell you about it?

WOMAN:   Yes, please. Which was the best day?

BOY:   Monday. Dad took me to the cinema. We saw a film about sharks.

WOMAN:   Good. We can talk about that in class!

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BOY:   Thursday was a good day.

WOMAN:   What did you do then?

BOY:   sister and I took our bikes to the forest.

WOMAN:   Oh ___ it was a very hot day on Thursday ___

BOY:   Yes. We bought ice creams and sat under the trees.

2

WOMAN:   What about Friday? It rained then.

BOY:   Yes, I didn’t go out. But Mum made a great lunch.

WOMAN:   What was it?

BOY:   Fish and chips. That’s favourite!

3

BOY:   On Saturday, I played at home.

WOMAN:   Who with?

BOY:   sister. She’s got a new computer game and I wanted to play it.

WOMAN:   What’s the name of the game?

BOY:   ‘Hungry Sharks’. It’s very exciting.

4

BOY:   Sam came to our house on Wednesday.

WOMAN:   Who’s Sam?

BOY:   He’s cousin. We sent fishing in the river.

WOMAN:   Did you go on your bikes?

BOY:   No, Mum took us in the car.

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WOMAN:   What did you do on Sunday?

BOY:   I slept all morning!

WOMAN:   Did you go out in the afternoon?

BOY:   No, I looked at maps.

WOMAN:   Why?

BOY:   To find new places to go to on bike.

WOMAN:   Oh! Good idea!

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

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

What did Fred do at school today?

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1 What’s Sue doing?

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2 What’s for supper?

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3 Which toothbrush is Ben’s?

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4 What did John buy at the shops?

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5 Which film did Kim see on Tuesday?

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1 B   2 B   3 C   4 A   5 B

Transcript

What did Fred do at school today?

WOMAN:   Hello, Fred! What did you do at school today?

BOY:   Umm, well we had an English lesson.

WOMAN:   What did you learn?

BOY:   We all wrote stories.

WOMAN:   Oh, that was good.

BOY:   Well, it was OK. I wanted to do sport or drawing.

1 What’s Sue doing?

MAN:   Quick, Sue!

GIRL:   What’s the matter, Dad?

MAN:   I have to go to work and you have to go to school. Have you got your shoes on?

GIRL:   No! I’m cleaning them. They got dirty in the rain yesterday.

MAN:   Can you go to school on the bus then? I have to go now.

GIRL:   OK.

2 What’s for supper?

GIRL:   What’s for supper, Dad?

MAN:   Oh, I don’t know. What about tomato soup and bread?

GIRL:   No! I’m very hungry!

MAN:   Well, is pasta with cheese OK?

GIRL:   Yes, please. And is there any fruit or ice cream?

MAN:   There’s no ice cream but you can have an orange or a banana.

3 Which toothbrush is Ben’s?

BOY:   Mum ___ where’s toothbrush?

WOMAN:   Oh, I bought some new ones today. Here they are.

BOY:   Can I have this red one?

WOMAN:   No, Ben, that’s Dad’s. And the blue one is mine.

BOY:   OK ___ mine’s the purple one, then.

4 What did John buy at the shops?

WOMAN:   What did you buy at the shops today, John?

MAN:   Well, I wanted to buy a sweater or a jacket for the cold weather.

WOMAN:   And did you get one?

MAN:   No, but I bought this new CD!

WOMAN:   Great! But you can’t wear that in cold weather!

MAN:   Yeah ___

5 Which film did Kim see on Tuesday?

BOY:   Hello, Kim. Would you like to go to the cinema tonight?

GIRL:   What film can we see?

BOY:   There’s ‘The River Pirates’.

GIRL:   Oh, I saw that on Tuesday. It wasn’t very good.

BOY:   Well, there’s ‘Jane in the Jungle!’

GIRL:   No, I don’t like that kind of film. What about ‘ Island Home’? That’s a good film. brother saw it last week.