Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 23

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.

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Lines should be drawn between:

1 Sally and the girl with her feet in the water and a towel above her head

2 Fred and the boy with a parrot on his shoulder

3 Paul and the boy playing in the sand between the rocks, making a star

4 Mary and the woman wearing a sunhat, carrying bags

5 Vicky and the girl with a drink in her hand and a dolphin on her T-shirt

Transcript

BOY:   I took this picture when I had beach holiday. Do you like it?

WOMAN:   Yes, I do. Are these people all your friends?

BOY:   Some of them are. Can you see the boy with the boat? The one who’s wearing jeans?

WOMAN:   Yes.

BOY:   Well, that’s Jim. I like him a lot.

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BOY:   There’s another friend of mine. That’s Sally.

WOMAN:   Which one’s she?

BOY:   The girl with her feet in the water.

WOMAN:   I see her. She’s holding a towel above her head.

BOY:   Yes, that’s right.

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WOMAN:   And what about that boy there? What’s he got on his shoulder?

BOY:   It’s a parrot.

WOMAN:   Is it?

BOY:   Yes, and that’s Fred. He wants to be a pirate!

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BOY:   There’s new friend, Paul.

WOMAN:   So he was on this holiday too? That’s nice.

BOY:   He’s playing in the sand between those two rocks, look!

WOMAN:   What’s he making?

BOY:   A kind of star, I think.

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WOMAN:   And who’s that woman?

BOY:   That’s mum. Her name’s Mary.

WOMAN:   Did she bring you a picnic that day?

BOY:   Yes. And she’s got her sun hat on. It was very sunny there.

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BOY:   And Vicky’s in this picture too. She’s got a drink in her hand. Can you see her?

WOMAN:   Oh, yes. She’s got a dolphin on her T-shirt!

BOY:   That’s right. She’s another friend of mine. We looked for treasure one day, but we didn’t find any!

WOMAN:   Oh hear!

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

Dance lessons for Daisy

     Where?                             at school

1 In which classroom?      ________

2 On which day?                ________

3 With which teacher?     Mrs ________

4 Take to first lesson:       ________

5 Come home by:              ________

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1 10/ten   2 (on) Monday(s)   3 Caris

4 (some) (new) shoes   5 (Daisy’s//your/her) bike

Transcript

GIRL:   Dad? Can I have some dance lessons? We can go to dance lessons at school now.

MAN:   I don’t know, Daisy.

GIRL:   Please? There’s a new teacher at school who can dance well.

MAN:   Hmm ___ I don’t know.

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MAN:   Tell me about the dance lessons.

GIRL:   They aren’t in classroom.

MAN:   Which classroom are they in, then?

GIRL:   They’re in classroom ten. The one next to the playground.

MAN:   Classroom ten. OK.

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MAN:   And which day are these lessons? Do you know?

GIRL:   Yes. They’re on Monday.

MAN:   On Monday ___ hmm. That’s OK, I think.

GIRL:   So can I, Dad?

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MAN:   Well, what’s the name of the teacher who can give you these lessons?

GIRL:   It’s Mrs Caris.

MAN:   Let me write this down. Mrs Caris: C-A-R-I-S.

GIRL:   Yes. She’s our English teacher too.

MAN:   Oh!

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GIRL:   But you have to buy me something.

MAN:   What? A new dress?

GIRL:   No. Some shoes. We have to take them to the first lesson.

MAN:   Do they have to be new shoes?

GIRL:   Yes, please!

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MAN:   But how can you come home after the lesson? On the bus?

GIRL:   No. There isn’t a bus then. I can take bike that day and ride home.

MAN:   On your bike – that’s a good idea! All right. You can go to the dance lessons.

GIRL:   Great!

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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1 Friday – a party

2 Thursday – walk in the park

3 Sunday – cinema, film about rabbits

4 Tuesday – read book in living room

5 Saturday – football and picnic in the garden

Transcript

WOMAN:   Did you have a good week with your cousin, John?

BOY:   Yes, it was great, Miss White. They live in a big town?

WOMAN:   Oh, yes? Tell me? What did you do there?

BOY:   We went skating on Wednesday. I enjoyed it a lot.

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BOY:   We had a party another day.

WOMAN:   Which day was that?

BOY:   It was on Friday. It was cousin’s birthday. Her friend gave her a rabbit!

WOMAN:   Wow! And did you give her a present?

BOY:   Yes – a football, but we couldn’t play because it rained that day.

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BOY:   We went on a bus one day. We sat upstairs in the front.

WOMAN:   Was that on Monday?

BOY:   No ___ it was on Thursday morning. I think. Yes, Thursday, that’s right.

WOMAN:   And where did you go?

BOY:   To a kind of park. We played games there on the grass.

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BOY:   Sunday was best day.

WOMAN:   What did you do that day?

BOY:   aunt got us some tickets are we went to see a film.

WOMAN:   What was it about?

BOY:   A family of rabbits. It was very funny. They could talk!

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WOMAN:   And what did you do on Tuesday, John?

BOY:   On Tuesday? Ermm ___ that was a quiet day, I think. We were at home that day. I read a book in the living room.

WOMAN:   Was it a good story?

BOY:   It was OK. It was about a rabbit. It wasn’t very exciting.

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BOY:   And on Saturday evening, I came home again.

WOMAN:   But what did you do in the day, before that? Did you go into the town again?

BOY:   Not that day. uncle played football with us and we had a picnic in the garden.

WOMAN:   Great!

BOY:   Yes. I always enjoy holidays there.

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

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

What’s Tony doing?

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1 What did Jane buy yesterday?

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2 What was Jack’s dream about?

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3 Where’s Peter’s mouse?

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4 Which person is Kim?

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5 What did Mr Rice find in his car?

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1 C   2 A   3 B   4 B   5 A

Transcript

What’s Tony doing?

WOMAN:   Tony! Are you having a bath?

MAN:   No, I’m getting some water to wash the car. Why?

WOMAN:   It’s all right. I could hear water, that’s all. Do you want a drink? I’m making some tea.

MAN:   No, thank you!

1 What did Jane buy yesterday?

MAN:   What’s that, Jane?

GIRL:   It’s a cup for Mum. I got it in a big shop.

MAN:   When you went shopping yesterday?

GIRL:   Yes, I took the puppy with me. I had a good day, but I didn’t buy any new shoes. I wanted some, but I couldn’t find any.

MAN:   Oh!

2 What was Jack’s dream about?

WOMAN:   Are you all right, Jack?

BOY:   No, Mum. I had a funny dream.

WOMAN:   Was it about monsters again?

BOY:   No, it was about a big bear. I was afraid.

WOMAN:   Well, get up now and come and have some breakfast.

3 Where’s Peter’s mouse?

BOY:   Grandma, I can’t find mouse. He isn’t in his cage.

WOMAN:   Oh, Peter! Have you looked in your box? He was there yesterday when you couldn’t find him.

BOY:   I looked there. What’s that? Look! That sock’s moving!

WOMAN:   It’s your mouse! He’s inside it.

BOY:   Oh, yes. You naughty mouse! Come here!

4 Which person is Kim?

GIRL:   There’s friend Kim, Dad.

MAN:   Do you mean the girl in the red trousers?

GIRL:   Not her. I mean the girl in the red skirt. Can you see her?

MAN:   The person with the red jacket on too?

GIRL:   Dad! That’s Kim’s mother! Put your glasses on!

5 What did Mr Rice find in his car?

WOMAN:   Mr Rice is on television, Pat. He’s found something in his car. It’s very funny.

GIRL:   Mum! I’m reading book about spiders.

WOMAN:   Oh ___ it’s a toy fish on the floor of his car! Look!

GIRL:   What?

WOMAN:   Come and see.

GIRL:   No! Please be quiet!

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